A local civic group hosted the first of a series of information sessions meant to educate organization leaders and the public on the requirements of Wisconsin’s voter ID law, which goes into effect this fall.
Among the many highlights of Charlotte John-Gomez’s 15-year tenure as executive director of Layton Boulevard West Neighbors are the creation of the Quality of Life plan for Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park and the opening of the Menomonee Valley branch of the Urban Ecology Center in 2013.
Residents at a recent forum voiced disapproval of historic cuts to K-12 and higher education and a proposal to borrow money for highway expansions in Gov. Scott Walker’s state budget. Most agreed systematic change is necessary in order to address poverty.