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Governor Evers Proposes to Legalize Medical Marijuana

MILWAUKEE COURIER — Earlier this week, Milwaukee Governor Tony Evers announced that his budget contains proposals which include the legalization of medical marijuana and the decriminalization of possessing small amounts of marijuana for personal use. […read more]

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Former President Barack Obama told the crowd, the only way to make a change is to vote. (Photo by Ana Martinez-Ortiz)
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Barack Obama Visited Milwaukee to Encourage People to Vote

THE MILWAUKEE COURIER — “Don’t boo. Vote,” Obama said. “If you vote things will get better, if you vote in this election it’ll start.”Voting is the key to changing the lawmakers and changing the policies. Obama endorsed Tammy Baldwin for senator and Tony Evers for governor. The power is in the hands of the voters, he said. It’s up to every eligible citizen to vote and to vote early. When people vote, hope happens, and change happens. […read more]