Assembly Republicans Lead the Way on Homelessness
State Representative Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay) released the following statement regarding the package of bills Assembly Republicans released to combat homelessness
Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan Introduce Runaway and Homeless Youth Inclusion Act
Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-4) joined her Wisconsin colleague Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-2) to introduce legislation supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) runaway and homeless youth.
NLCHP, ACLU File Suit to Protect Voting Rights in Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE, Wis. - December 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Wisconsin today filed a federal lawsuit charging that Wisconsin's voter ID law is unconstitutional and will deprive citizens of their basic right to vote. The lawsuit is the only active federal challenge against a photo ID law, the most common type of legislation that is part of a nationwide attack on the right to vote.
Kagen Makes It Easier For Veterans To Buy Their First Homes
WASHINGTON, DC - October 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Kagen, M.D. is building a better future for our veterans and their families.
Governor Doyle Announces More Than $6.3 Million to Benefit Homeless Persons
MADISON, WI - July 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Jim Doyle today announced awards totaling $6,395,897 to 88 organizations across Wisconsin for emergency shelter, homeless prevention, transitional housing and supportive service programs. Wisconsin Department of Commerce Secretary Richard J. Leinenkugel presented the awards on behalf of the Governor at the Wisconsin Conference on Homelessness in Middleton.
Governor Doyle Announces $39 Million to Stabilize Neighborhoods Hard-hit by Foreclosure
MADISON, WI - September 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Jim Doyle today announced $39 million to help redevelop foreclosed properties throughout Wisconsin in order to stabilize neighborhoods and stem the decline of house values of neighboring homes.
HUD charges Wisconsin landlords with discriminating against families with children
WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 28, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has charged the owners and property manager of a Wisconsin rental property with housing discriminating for refusing to rent certain apartments to families with children.
Governor Doyle Announces More Than $6.6 Million to Benefit Homeless Population
APPLETON, WI - July 23, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Jim Doyle today announced awards totaling $6,602,685 to 85 organizations across Wisconsin for emergency shelter, homeless prevention, assistance and transitional programs administered by the Division of Housing and Community Development in the Department of Commerce (Commerce).
Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness in Wisconsin
MADISON - July 25, 2007 -- Governor Jim Doyle today announced "Homeward Wisconsin," a plan to end homelessness in Wisconsin in 10 years by addressing reasons for homelessness, providing job service outreach, expanding education and access to jobs programs, and assisting adolescents as they transition from foster care.