“Just Call Me Willie!” Willie Hines steps down as Common Council president and alderman to pursue personal desire to make a greater impact on community

February 11, 2014   // 0 Comments

By Thomas E. Mitchell, Jr. He’s no longer “Milwaukee Common Council President, Ald. Willie L. Hines, Jr.” or “Alderman Willie Hines.” “Just call me Willie,” said a relaxed sounding Hines just hours after he shocked City Hall, his Common Council colleagues, his 15th Aldermanic constituents, political observers and Milwaukee’s Black community with the announcement last week Friday he was offici...

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