Milwaukee County budget

Politics & Government
11:44 am
Thu November 14, 2013

County Board Approves $1.3 Billion Budget with Pools, Sheriff's Funding In Place

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed a budget late Tuesday night.

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors late Tuesday passed its version of the county budget for the coming fiscal year. 

The $1.3-billion budget is similar in many ways to the proposed budget offered by County Executive Chris Abele, but veers from it in key ways, as well.

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Economy & Business
4:42 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Analysis: County Employees Could Pay More for Health Care Under Proposed Budget

City and county officials are in the process of assembling the 2014 budgets.
Credit Philip Taylor PT, Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews the Public Policy Forum's Rob Henken about city and county budget proposals.

Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive Chris Abele have both issued their proposed budgets for the coming fiscal year, and debate on those documents is underway.

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Politics & Government
4:54 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Abele Proposes Freezing Property Taxes and Cutting Sheriff's Budget

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele delivered his 2014 budget proposal calling for pay raises and cuts to the sheriff's department budget

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Thursday delivered his 2014 budget to the county board. His plan totals $1.3 billion and freezes property taxes.

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Politics & Government
12:04 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Milwaukee County Finances Improve

A local analyst says Milwaukee County's financial situation is better, but big challenges remain.

Veteran budget analyst Rob Henken says Milwaukee County's financial picture is looking better, but several big financial challenges loom.

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