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Milwaukee County Supervisors Condemn Terrorist Attack in Charlottesville
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Milwaukee County Supervisors Condemn Terrorist Attack in Charlottesville

"Hate has no place in America, and we condemn the individuals and groups that came to Charlottesville seeking violent confrontation as a platform to spread their racist ideology."

Sheriff Clarke Rejects Invitation to Meet with Judiciary Committee
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Sheriff Clarke Rejects Invitation to Meet with Judiciary Committee

Members of the Committee released a joint statement regarding Clarke's absence.

County Board Achieves Passage of Key Initiatives
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County Board Achieves Passage of Key Initiatives

A special meeting of the County Board will be held to consider vetoes by the County Executive on March 24.

Milwaukee County Board to Hold Budget Public Hearing November 2
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Milwaukee County Board to Hold Budget Public Hearing November 2

Hearing at 6:30 p.m. at Mitchell Park Domes; Public Invited to Speak Out on Budget Issues

County Board Finance Committee Approves Compensation Amendments
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County Board Finance Committee Approves Compensation Amendments

The Milwaukee County Board Committee on Finance, Personnel and Audit today approved an amendment that provides County employees with a cost-of-living salary adjustment at the same level as recommended by the County Executive.

Milwaukee County Board Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee to Hold Budget Listening Session Monday, October 12
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Milwaukee County Board Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee to Hold Budget Listening Session Monday, October 12

Listening Session to be Held at the Washington Park Senior Center Beginning at 9 a.m.

County Board Committee Passes Resolution Protesting MPS Takeover
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County Board Committee Passes Resolution Protesting MPS Takeover

Measure Expresses Opposition to Law Allowing MPS Takeover by County Executive, Calls for County Executive to Advocate for Repeal

Lipscomb Elected Chairman of Milwaukee County Board
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Lipscomb Elected Chairman of Milwaukee County Board

New Chairman Urges Unity to “Make Milwaukee County the Best It Can Be”

Milwaukee County Board Of Supervisors Set Public Hearing On Proposal To Develop Park East Land
Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors set Public Hearing on Proposal to Develop Park East Land
Milwaukee County Supervisors Introduce Measure to Repair O’Donnell Park
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Milwaukee County Supervisors Introduce Measure to Repair O’Donnell Park

Resolution Calls for Request for Proposals, Creation of Task Force to Develop Vision for Park Site

Milwaukee County Adopts 2015 Budget
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Milwaukee County Adopts 2015 Budget

Expands Transit Service, Support for Homeless Residents and Provides Funding for Parks

Milwaukee County Board Approves $1.3 Billion Budget
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Milwaukee County Board Approves $1.3 Billion Budget

Budget Includes Improvements to Transit, Parks, Cultural Assets and Public Safety

Milwaukee County Board to Hold Budget Hearing Nov. 3 at the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Milwaukee County Board to Hold Budget Hearing Nov. 3 at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Public Invited to Comment on 2015 Budget; Doors Open at 6 p.m.

Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee Welcomes Public Input as it Begins Budget Review
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Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee Welcomes Public Input as it Begins Budget Review

Announces Public Hearing on October 20 at Milwaukee School of Languages

Milwaukee County Board to Hold Budget Hearing Nov. 3 at the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Milwaukee County Board to Hold Budget Hearing Nov. 3 at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Public Invited to Comment on 2015 Budget

Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held on Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10
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Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held on Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10

Public Meeting Designed to Get Maximum Testimony From Milwaukee County Residents on Proposed Sale to Northwestern Mutual

Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held On Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10th
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Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held On Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10th

Public Meeting Designed to Get Maximum Testimony From Milwaukee County Residents on Proposed Sale to Northwestern Mutual

County Board Approves Agreement Won in Court Action Brought by MICAH and BHCW to Fund New Transit Route
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County Board Approves Agreement Won in Court Action Brought by MICAH and BHCW to Fund New Transit Route

Supervisor Jursik: "This is a hell of a way to fund transit"

County Board Committee Approves Implementation of Express Route
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County Board Committee Approves Implementation of Express Route

The Milwaukee County Board's Transportation, Public Works and Transit Committee today authorized a proposed temporary express route to extend existing transit services from Milwaukee County to Waukesha County and back to increase access to areas of employment during the Zoo Interchange reconstruction and expansion project.

Notice to Interested Parties
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Notice to Interested Parties

Application Process for Milwaukee County Mental Health Board Recommendations

Supervisor Alexander, Borkowski Urge Streetcar Opponents Not To Give Up
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Supervisor Alexander, Borkowski Urge Streetcar Opponents Not To Give Up

Board Members Say to Change the Plan or Return the Funds

Supervisors Say “It’s Time to Move Forward on Transit”
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Supervisors Say “It’s Time to Move Forward on Transit”

They Urge the County Executive to Issue a New Transit RFP

Milwaukee County Supervisors David F. Bowen and Khalif Rainey Criticize County Executive on Veto of Living Wage Ordinance
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Milwaukee County Supervisors David F. Bowen and Khalif Rainey Criticize County Executive on Veto of Living Wage Ordinance

“I urge my colleagues on the County Board to override this veto. The working poor are depending on people of conscience to help lift them out of poverty.”

Statement of Milwaukee County Supervisors Khalif Rainey and Russell Stamper II on the Killing of Corey Stingley
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Statement of Milwaukee County Supervisors Khalif Rainey and Russell Stamper II on the Killing of Corey Stingley

Corey Stingley’s homicide and the failure of District Attorney John Chisholm to press charges against his killers is a loss for the entire community, and we as a community are hurting

Milwaukee County Board to Hold Budget Hearing Today at 4 P.M.
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Milwaukee County Board to Hold Budget Hearing Today at 4 P.M.

Milwaukee County War Memorial to Host Annual Event

Milwaukee County Board to Hold Public Hearing on 2014 Budget at Milwaukee County War Memorial Center at 4 p.m. on November 4
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Milwaukee County Board to Hold Public Hearing on 2014 Budget at Milwaukee County War Memorial Center at 4 p.m. on November 4

The Milwaukee County Board will hold its annual public hearing for the 2014 County Budget at an earlier time, 4 p.m., on Monday, November 4, at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial, in the Memorial Hall on the third floor of the building.

Supervisors Borkowski, Mayo Say Mall Owner Playing Dangerous Game of “Simon Says”
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Supervisors Borkowski, Mayo Say Mall Owner Playing Dangerous Game of “Simon Says”

The Simon Co., owner and operator of Southridge Mall, says bus passengers are not very welcome.

Supervisors Demand Answers From County Executive on How He Intends to Fix His $1.5 Million 2014 Recommended Budget Error
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Supervisors Demand Answers From County Executive on How He Intends to Fix His $1.5 Million 2014 Recommended Budget Error

County Executive Abele failed to introduce a zero percent tax levy increase budget.

Supervisors Stamper, Weishan and Rainey Applaud County Board Approval of Taxicab Negotiations
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Supervisors Stamper, Weishan and Rainey Applaud County Board Approval of Taxicab Negotiations

They Call it a Step Forward to Increasing Quality, Service, and Availability of Taxicabs

Milwaukee County Board to Hold Public Hearing on 2014 Budget at Milwaukee County War Memorial Center at 4 P.M. on November 4
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Milwaukee County Board to Hold Public Hearing on 2014 Budget at Milwaukee County War Memorial Center at 4 P.M. on November 4

The Milwaukee County Board will hold its annual public hearing for the 2014 County Budget at an earlier time, 4 p.m., on Monday, November 4, at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial, in the Memorial Hall on the third floor of the building.

Milwaukee Moves Closer to a Competitive Taxi Cab Market
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Milwaukee Moves Closer to a Competitive Taxi Cab Market

Transit Committee Approves Measure to Allow County to Negotiate an Intergovernmental Agreement Between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County for Operation and Regulation of Taxicab Service

Historic War Memorial/Milwaukee Art Museum Deal Finalized
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Historic War Memorial/Milwaukee Art Museum Deal Finalized

Agreement unanimously approved by County Board can now move forward.

Milwaukee County Supervisors Weishan and Stamper Propose County Take-over of Regulation of Taxicab Service
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Milwaukee County Supervisors Weishan and Stamper Propose County Take-over of Regulation of Taxicab Service

Draft Measure Designed to Lower Costs, Increase Service, Especially in Under-Served Areas

County Board Supports Cultural Institutions, Unanimously Adopts Agreement that Honors Veterans and Protects Art
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County Board Supports Cultural Institutions, Unanimously Adopts Agreement that Honors Veterans and Protects Art

The Milwaukee County Board passed two measures Thursday that will move Milwaukee County forward and provide long-term sustainability for important public institutions.

County Board Will Continue With Scheduled Meetings Following Courthouse Fire
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County Board Will Continue With Scheduled Meetings Following Courthouse Fire

Public invited to meetings that will take place in alternate locations

County Board Committed to Honoring Veterans, Protecting Art
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County Board Committed to Honoring Veterans, Protecting Art

Last-minute change could be a deal breaker for two local treasures

Supervisors Bowen, Rainey, Stamper Statement on Dismissal of Corporation Counsel
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Supervisors Bowen, Rainey, Stamper Statement on Dismissal of Corporation Counsel

Three Milwaukee County Supervisors said today that they voted for the dismissal of Corporation Counsel because the Board has lost confidence in her ability to perform neutrally and serve Milwaukee County with appropriate and independent legal counsel.

Chill on the Hill Concert Series Begins Tonight
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Chill on the Hill Concert Series Begins Tonight

The music begins at 6:00 P.M. with the headliner taking the stage at 6:30.

Statement of County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Parks Committee Chairman Gerry Broderick on the Appointment of a New County Parks Director
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Statement of County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Parks Committee Chairman Gerry Broderick on the Appointment of a New County Parks Director

It’s nice that the County Executive is finally focusing on the management of Milwaukee County by working toward filling the many vacancies in his administration.

Supervisors’ Petition for New Board Chair Leadership Falls Short on Signatures
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Supervisors’ Petition for New Board Chair Leadership Falls Short on Signatures

Milwaukee County Board Supervisors Borkowski, Taylor, Alexander, Weishan and Schmitt today issued the following joint statement:

Milwaukee County Supervisor Stamper, Milwaukee Alderman Hines Issue Statements on Fatal Shooting in Washington Park
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Milwaukee County Supervisor Stamper, Milwaukee Alderman Hines Issue Statements on Fatal Shooting in Washington Park

I am deeply saddened by yesterday’s tragic event and send my condolences to the family of 17- year- old Daniel Gardner.

Milwaukee County Board Overwhelmingly Passes Bold Local Reform Package
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Milwaukee County Board Overwhelmingly Passes Bold Local Reform Package

15-3 Vote Dramatically Cuts Board Budget, Staff, Supervisors’ Salaries

Intergovernmental Relations Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Local Reform Measures
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Intergovernmental Relations Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Local Reform Measures

Public hearing will allow Milwaukee County residents an opportunity to speak out on County governance reforms

Milwaukee County Board Announces Major Board Reform Overhaul
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Milwaukee County Board Announces Major Board Reform Overhaul

$2.75 Million Cut to Board Budget

Transit Committee to Consider Support of Repeal of the City of Milwaukee’s Cap on Public Passenger Vehicle Permits
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Transit Committee to Consider Support of Repeal of the City of Milwaukee’s Cap on Public Passenger Vehicle Permits

The Milwaukee County Board Transportation, Public Works and Transit Committee will consider a resolution that would support the repeal of the City of Milwaukee’s cap on new public passenger vehicle permits at its April 9 meeting.

Supervisors Borkowski and Taylor Seek Authority To Downsize Milwaukee County Board
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Supervisors Borkowski and Taylor Seek Authority To Downsize Milwaukee County Board

Milwaukee County Board Supervisors Taylor and Borkowski have co-sponsored a resolution requesting that the State Legislature grant Milwaukee County the authority to reduce the number of County Board Supervisors at the start of the 2016 term.

More Than 100 Residents Speak Out On Milwaukee County Reform
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More Than 100 Residents Speak Out On Milwaukee County Reform

Supervisors Pleased with Response to First “OUR” Milwaukee County Session

Milwaukee County Board Pleased With Milwaukee Art Museum/War Memorial Operations Agreement
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Milwaukee County Board Pleased With Milwaukee Art Museum/War Memorial Operations Agreement

Says Pact is Important to Future Improvements

Art Museum, War Memorial Groups Claim Success in Negotiations
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Art Museum, War Memorial Groups Claim Success in Negotiations

Board-Appointed Mediator Advances Recommendations to Committee of Milwaukee County Board

Supervisors Meet to Highlight Local Economy
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Supervisors Meet to Highlight Local Economy

MMAC President Tim Sheehy to Present “Building a Partnership for Economic Prosperity”

Several “Our Milwaukee County” Listening Sessions Set
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Several “Our Milwaukee County” Listening Sessions Set

Proposed Agenda to Focus on Countywide Governance, Consolidated Services, Transit, Parks & Cultural Attractions Funding and Mental Health

Bowen, Stamper Respond to Statement Issued by Supervisor Alexander
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Bowen, Stamper Respond to Statement Issued by Supervisor Alexander

Supervisors David Bowen, District 10, and Russell W. Stamper II, District 5, have issued statements in response to claims by Supervisor Deanna Alexander that elected officials meddled in the affairs of the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner and led to the resignation of Christopher Poulus.

Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Unveils Countywide Governement Reform Initiative
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Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Unveils Countywide Governement Reform Initiative

“OUR Milwaukee County” Aimed at Comprehensive, Inclusive and Local Government Reform

Milwaukee County Board Honors Local Social Justice Advocate in Observance of Black History Month
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Milwaukee County Board Honors Local Social Justice Advocate in Observance of Black History Month

Board Set to Present Lauri Wynn with Citation

A Proposal to Downsize County Board and Staff
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A Proposal to Downsize County Board and Staff

An open letter to the residents of Milwaukee County

Justice Geske Appointed as Mediator For Art Museum, War Memorial Negotiations
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Justice Geske Appointed as Mediator For Art Museum, War Memorial Negotiations

Highly Respected Justice Janine Geske Accepts Role to Move Iconic Institutions Past Impasse

Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting
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Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting

A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.

Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29
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Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29

Milwaukee County Community Business Development Partners

Milwaukee County Board Adopts 2013 Budget
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Milwaukee County Board Adopts 2013 Budget

Board Overrides 23 of 25 Budget Vetoes from County Executive, Prepares to Implement Business of the People of Milwaukee County

Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29
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Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29

Interim Director Nelson Soler of Milwaukee County Community Development Business Partners (CBDP) is pleased to announce the 2012 Small Business Development Exposition

United County Board Approves 2013 Budget on 13-5 Vote
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United County Board Approves 2013 Budget on 13-5 Vote

Two-thirds back plan to improve public safety, lessen impact on taxpayers

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: Nov. 5, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: Nov. 5, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, under the leadership of Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, has adopted the 2013 Budget today.

Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting
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Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting

A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 31, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 31, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 25, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 25, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.

County Board Committee Passes Fair Budget With Balance on Vote of 8-1
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County Board Committee Passes Fair Budget With Balance on Vote of 8-1

Public safety, economic development and Parks enhancement highlight budget that heads to public hearing at the Marcus Center on Oct. 29

County Board Refuses To Put Price Tag on Public Safety
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County Board Refuses To Put Price Tag on Public Safety

Committee votes to invest in protection of Milwaukee County residents

County Board Budget Blast: October 24, 2012
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County Board Budget Blast: October 24, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.

Milwaukee County Board Set to Welcome Milwaukee County Residents to Annual Budget Public Hearing
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Milwaukee County Board Set to Welcome Milwaukee County Residents to Annual Budget Public Hearing

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts to host October 29th hearing

Supervisors Invite Residents to “Tri-District” Budget Listening Session
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Supervisors Invite Residents to “Tri-District” Budget Listening Session

Session includes 2nd, 5th and 10th Districts

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 23, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 23, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.