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Oct 2, 2018

Milwaukee County’s 2019 budget to tread water with scarce revenue sources

Milwaukee County would trim its spending on services by $14 million in its 2019 budget, under a proposal County Executive Chris Abele is calling a “temporary fix.”

Mar 23, 2017

Milwaukee County Board clears path for transit system to bid on streetcar operator gig

Months after County Board officials added a provision to its 2017 budget stating opposition to the streetcar and declaring that the Milwaukee County Transit System will in no way help manage the project, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors now wants to hop aboard.

Jul 30, 2015

Milwaukee County Board overrides Abele’s vetoes to fund parks, transit, wages

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors on Thursday overrode several vetoes by County Executive Chris Abele to pay for improvements to parks, provide traffic signal priority for buses on Wisconsin Avenue, and pay higher wages to workers of a company that contracts with the county.

Apr 2, 2014

Voters slash Milwaukee County supervisor salaries

Roughly 70 percent of voters Tuesday approved cutting the salaries of Milwaukee County supervisors in 2016.

Feb 14, 2014

Abele plans to veto living wage ordinance

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele plans to veto a recently passed living wage ordinance.

Feb 12, 2014

Residency rule gets quick change (UPDATE)

A day after introducing a bill that would eliminate Milwaukee County’s residency requirements for construction workers, lawmakers Wednesday already were tweaking the proposal.

Jan 27, 2014

Milwaukee County supervisor threatens pay cut lawsuit

Milwaukee County supervisors are considering suing County Executive Chris Abele to force him to cut the salaries of several department directors.

Dec 30, 2013

Supervisor calls for enforcement of residency rule

Milwaukee County’s attempt to improve compliance with its construction project residency requirement has raised concerns that too much tinkering could kill the policy.

Nov 20, 2013

Abele vetoes salary cap proposal

An amendment to reduce the pay of some department leaders is among the items Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s wants removed from the 2014 budget.

Nov 12, 2013

Milwaukee County board backs CBRE for property plan

Milwaukee County intends to spend $700,000 exploring how to use a real estate study from Milwaukee-based CBRE Inc.

Nov 4, 2013

Milwaukee County supervisors to host budget hearing today

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Monday to discuss the proposed 2014 budget.

Oct 15, 2013

Milwaukee County supervisors to hold budget meetings

Milwaukee County supervisors will host public meetings in October to discuss the proposed 2014 budget.


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