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The “Road to Milwaukee” Starts Today
MADISON – Today, it was announced that Milwaukee will host the 2020 Democratic National Convention (DNC). Assembly Democratic Leader Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) released the following statement on the announcement:
“This is a great day for Wisconsin. Our largest city hosting a convention of this magnitude is a game changer for our state. From tourism, to the positive economic impact on local businesses, this decision will have far reaching effects for the region and the state as a whole.
“For Wisconsin to succeed, we need Milwaukee to thrive. Hosting the DNC puts our largest city on the international stage. I look forward to showing the nation what an amazing city Milwaukee is and all that has to offer.”
“Congratulations and a massive THANK YOU to Mayor Barrett, U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, Alex Lasry, executive vice president of the Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Gov. Tony Evers and Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes – for their work and advocacy in landing the 2020 DNC in Milwaukee.”