Effort to make People's Flag of Milwaukee official nears finish line

NOW: Effort to make People’s Flag of Milwaukee official nears finish line

What’s the importance of a flag? It’s the subject of debate in Milwaukee where an effort is underway to replace the city’s outdated and confusing flag with a simpler design chosen through a public contest.

The new design, dubbed the People’s Flag of Milwaukee is already popular around the area despite its unofficial status. The Milwaukee Brewers and Milwaukee Brewing Company are among the high profile retailers offering products that include its symbols.

On CBS 58 Sunday Morning Justin Thompson-Gee spoke with the man who started the whole movement as The People's Flag approaches consideration for official status.

Click here to learn more about the People's Flag of Milwaukee.

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