Cavalier Johnson Archives

Ald. Cavalier Johnson elected Milwaukee Common Council president in 8-7 vote

April 23, 2020

On an 8-7 vote, Milwaukee Ald. Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson was elected Common Council president, succeeding Ald. Ashanti Hamilton. Late last week, Hamilton, who had been seeking re-election to the council’s leadership role, dropped out of the race and instead endorsed Ald. Milele Coggs. The public split broke with recent precedent in which the race for… [Read More]

Alderman Cavalier Johnson hosts 2nd District holiday event

December 20, 2018

On Saturday, December 15, 2018, Alderman Cavalier Johnson (holding sign) invited families to his 2nd District holiday event at the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, 5460 N. 64th Street. Alderman Johnson was joined by State Senator Lena Taylor; Warden Steve Johnson (right); Andre Brown of Project Return, and members of the Milwaukee Youth Council, who helped… [Read More]

Aldermen unanimously OK citywide e-cig ban, sending proposal to mayor

June 21, 2018

The Milwaukee Common Council on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 unanimously approved a ban on electronic cigarettes, sending the resolution to the mayor for consideration. The proposed ordinance would make the devices illegal anywhere regular cigarettes are already prohibited, such as bars and restaurants. Business owners will be required to enforce the policy. Aldermen Michael Murphy… [Read More]