Sheriff candidate Chris Moews responds to MCSO’s excessive overtime costs

Shortly after news broke that Sheriff David Clarke’s office had racked up nearly $12 million in overtime costs in 2011 and 2012, Lt. Chris Moews, a a candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff in the 2014 election, issued a press release criticizing the mismanagement that led to the exorbitant overtime costs.

Here’s the gist of Moews’ [...]

Chris Moews for Milwaukee County Sheriff campaign kickoff – May 16

This is an event worth attending… Join us to support Chris Moews for Milwaukee County Sheriff, May 16, 2013 from 5:00-7:00pm

Brocach’s Irish Pub 1850 N Water Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Sponsor – $500, Patrons – $250, Friends – $100 Contributions in any amount will be gratefully accepted!

Contribute online (https://secure.actblue.com/entity/fundraisers/33123?ref=chrismoews_contribute) or mail checks to: Friends [...]

Chris Moews criticizes David Clarke’s response to Boston bomb attack

On Wednesday Lt. Chris Moews, a candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff in the 2014 election, issued a press release criticizing Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s response to the Boston bomb attack this week. “As a law enforcement officer and a detective who works every day to both solve and prevent crime on Milwaukee’s streets, I [...]

Sheriff David Clarke: more grandstander than lawman

On Friday, Milwaukee County Sheriff (and general laughingstock) David Clarke released a new public service announcement advocating for residents of Milwaukee County to arm themselves because 9-1-1 is no longer their best option. Here’s the PSA: I’m Sheriff David Clarke, and I want to talk to you about something personal…your safety. It’s no longer a [...]

Meet & greet fundraiser for Jim Ward – TODAY!

From my email inbox comes news of an event later today for Jim Ward, the Democrat who’s challenging incumbent State Sen. Mary Lazich in the 28th district. Come to a meet and greet and fundraiser for Jim Ward who is running as a Democrat for State Senate 28th District at Gus’ Mexican Cantina.

Sunday April [...]

Some election-related tidbits as pertains to Milwaukee

Just a few Milwaukee-centric election-related tidbits that caught my eye as I was catching up on the news…

Former Milwaukee Public School board member Jennifer Morales has filed to run for 8th District aldermanic seat now held by Bob Donovan. While acknowledging her challenge to an entrenched incumbent like Bob Donovan would make for a [...]

Some primary day predictions

Just a few predictions on some important races today, keeping in mind that this list is far from exhaustive:

Chris Larson v. Jeff Plale (Democratic primary in 7th State Senate District): A lot of money has been spent in this race, including scads of money from outside groups on both sides, and the race has [...]

The UPDATED Blogging Blue 2010 endorsement post

Given that we’re less than a week away from the 2010 partisan primary election, we here at Blogging Blue figure it’s time we make some official endorsements. Some of these endorsements will be made as a group (Zach, Paul, Ed, Greg, and Proud Progressive), while others may be made on an individual basis. While we’ll [...]

David Clarke the DINOSAUR**

Last week I asked why Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke won’t debate his opponent in the Democratic primary for the office currently held by Clarke, and while I don’t know all the reasons why Clarke is avoiding debating Chris Moews, I’m betting it might be because Clarke, a “Democrat,” has been really really busy talking [...]

Why won’t Clarke debate his opponent?

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who’s facing a tough primary challenge from Milwaukee Police Detective Chris Moews, seems to be avoiding two public debates scheduled for the two candidates, as noted by Moews in a recent press release: Noting that Sheriff David Clarke had not confirmed his attendance at two already-scheduled debates, Sheriff candidate Chris [...]

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