MOMMIES Act would expand coverage for pregnant women covered by Medicaid. Black women are more than three times as likely to die from childbirth complications as white women; U.S. has highest rate of pregnancy-related deaths among peer countries.
Growing momentum for “baby bonds” with re-introduction of landmark legislation to combat the growing racial wealth gap; earns support from Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley
Last night, the Senate passed legislation designating the U.S. Post Office located at 2650 North Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Drive in Milwaukee as the “Vel R. Phillips Post Office Building.”
Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced a $6 million America’s Promise Job-Driven grant from the Department of Labor has been awarded to Employ Milwaukee and Midwest Urban Strategies, an alliance of 11 urban Midwest workforce boards, to grow their workforce development programs.