“Won't take testimony from politicians” ~ GOP lawmaker's inner-city hearings on crime

Rep. Bob Gannon said the Assembly's Committee on Urban Revitalization, which he chairs, will visit Milwaukee on June 1. Critics questioned the ability of lawmakers to grasp the urban crime problem with one four-hour hearing in the central city. The Legislature is grappling with how to address the crime problem in Milwaukee, where homicides and carjackings have spiked in 2015 and 2016. Gannon said he wants to have the hearings before endorsing any plan, even as one bipartisan effort pushed by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has stalled in Madison. Fox 6 Now has more here >

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