The seven people who work in Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s office should be grateful.
An ingredient in the state’s Milwaukee County government reform proposal specifically is designed to prevent supervisors from seeking revenge.
A proposal that Milwaukee County hire an attorney could signal an eventual shift from the hearing room to the courtroom in the debate over government reform.
State Assembly Democrats warned Wednesday that reform for one county in the state easily could mean the same thing for any municipality.
Marina Dimitrijevic added yet another misstep to her clumsy tenure as Milwaukee County Board chairwoman when she walked into the Tuesday hearing 32 minutes late.
A group of Milwaukee County supervisors travelled to Madison on Wednesday to testify about a proposal to limit their pay and duties, but their opinions were not unified.
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors’ Intergovernmental Relations Committee voted 6-1 on Monday in favor of a reform resolution that would cut the board’s budget in half and reduce supervisors’ salaries by 20 percent.
The first question from the audience at the Milwaukee County Board’s Thursday listening session should have been: “Do you take us for fools?”
Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic now has an alternative to a state bill calling for reform of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.
Backers of a bill that would curb the power of the Milwaukee County Board and require a vote on cutting the pay of county supervisors say that is their only target.