David Crowley Archives

Mayor, county executive to Biden: Send Wisconsin more COVID-19 vaccines

February 18, 2021

Milwaukee city and county leaders said they have a united message to deliver to President Joe Biden on his first official visit: Send more COVID-19 vaccines. Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive David Crowley spoke Tuesday, February 16, 2021. “This is his first official trip outside Washington, D.C., and we’re very proud that he’s chosen… [Read More]

Celebrating A Legacy

January 14, 2021

In Milwaukee County we are taking an all-hands approach to realizing our vision that by achieving racial equity, Milwaukee is the healthiest county in Wisconsin. We believe this vision will be achieved when race no longer predicts health and other quality of life outcomes and when outcomes for everyone improve. As a government, we acknowledge… [Read More]

Milwaukee County declares Juneteenth Day an official holiday

June 18, 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley and County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson announced on Monday, June 15, 2020, Executive Order #20-15, which makes Juneteenth Day an official holiday in Milwaukee County. “Beginning this year, Milwaukee County will officially recognize this important day in American history,” said Crowley, the first African American elected to the office, in… [Read More]

David Crowley sworn in as Milwaukee’s first African American county executive

May 7, 2020

For the first time in nearly a decade, Milwaukee County has a new county executive. David Crowley was sworn in outside his Milwaukee home Monday, May 4, 2020, succeeding Chris Abele and becoming the first African American to hold the county’s top job. “We have a lot to do and I’m excited to get to… [Read More]