Heads up for Wisconsin drone operators – drones won't be allowed in the Milwaukee area during the Democratic National Convention. (Sorry, @mdesisti.) https://t.co/SteBf3tBnv — Mary Spicuzza (@MSpicuzzaMJS) July 30, 2020
While it is important that the MPD provide security during the DNC, officers don’t need tanks, tear gas and rubber bullets to do it. The Common Council must prevent the MPD from obtaining weapons of war to use against our community.https://t.co/YUvlr8VivY — ACLU of Wisconsin (@ACLUofWisconsin) July 22, 2020
Tom Perez: Democrats still plan in-person convention in Milwaukee week of Aug. 17 https://t.co/TJ94Adg9D0 via @journalsentinel #DNC2020 #MKE #wipolitics — John Adams (@DailyAdams) May 6, 2020
The event and more than 1,000 related events will bring an estimated 50,000 people to Milwaukee, bringing added emphasis to the importance of Wisconsin in the presidential race.
Winning the 2020 Democratic National Convention is a coup for Milwaukee, Mayor Tom Barrett and a host of allies.And for a downtown river revival rooted in former Mayor John Norquist’s New Urbanism which correctly predicted that people wanted to live and work near water and to get where they needed to go on a bike, by rail, or on their own two feet.
Huge win for @cityofmilwaukee. Will have major economic impact on @MilwDowntown and region. Watch our site for full coverage: Milwaukee wins 2020 @DNC Democratic National Convention @AlexanderLasry @MayorOfMKE @ChrisAbeleMKE @GovEvers https://t.co/652OXr0hQ2