Sup. Steve F. Taylor

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Supervisor Taylor Thanks County Board for Adoption of Amendment to Restore $200,000 for Senior Center Operations
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Supervisor Taylor Thanks County Board for Adoption of Amendment to Restore $200,000 for Senior Center Operations

"I support Milwaukee County tightening its belt, but not at the expense of our seniors."

County Board Approves Sale of Franklin Landfill to Developer
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County Board Approves Sale of Franklin Landfill to Developer

Sale Advances $100 Million Ballpark Commons Project

Election is Over: Time to Focus on Real Issues Facing Milwaukee County
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Election is Over: Time to Focus on Real Issues Facing Milwaukee County

"The resolution is a grab bag of liberal causes that have nothing to do with the business of Milwaukee County."

Discrimination Resolution Nothing More than Campaign Style Rhetoric
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Discrimination Resolution Nothing More than Campaign Style Rhetoric

"President Trump has only been in office for a few days and we need to give him a chance to bring the country together before launching into attacks on him."

Judiciary Committee Approves Supervisor Taylor’s Resolution to Implement Legal Custody and Physical Placement Study Services
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Judiciary Committee Approves Supervisor Taylor’s Resolution to Implement Legal Custody and Physical Placement Study Services

“This will go a long way in helping families, especially children, avoid long and drawn out cases.”

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Re-Elected County Board 2nd Vice Chairman
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Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Re-Elected County Board 2nd Vice Chairman

“I also encourage County Executive Chris Abele, who attended today’s meeting, to work with the County Board to help solve this County’s problems locally instead of running to Madison to consolidate his power.”

County Board Approves Supervisor Taylor’s Redistricting Reform Proposal
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County Board Approves Supervisor Taylor’s Redistricting Reform Proposal

Milwaukee County’s next required redistricting process will occur in 2020, following the federal decennial census.

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Reacts to Committee’s Vote to Fund Marcus Center in Light of Takeover
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Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Reacts to Committee’s Vote to Fund Marcus Center in Light of Takeover

“This decision flies in the face of the principles of the good stewardship of taxpayer dollars.”

Supervisor Taylor’s Redistricting Reform Proposal Passes Committee, 5-1
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Supervisor Taylor’s Redistricting Reform Proposal Passes Committee, 5-1

“This is a common-sense measure that will help to restore faith and transparency in Milwaukee County’s redistricting procedure.”

Parkland Zoning Crisis Created by Abele Power Grab
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Parkland Zoning Crisis Created by Abele Power Grab

Unprotected Land Could Be Sold, Leased Unless Local Governments Act

Abele Targets Suburban Homeowners to Pay for Bucks Arena
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Abele Targets Suburban Homeowners to Pay for Bucks Arena

Under a proposal in the legislature some Milwaukee County suburban homeowners could have their property taxes used to offset the county’s payments for the Bucks arena.

One Word for Department on Aging: “Instability”
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One Word for Department on Aging: “Instability”

Supervisor Taylor Criticizes Turnover at Department

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Demands Department on Aging Remain Independent
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Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Demands Department on Aging Remain Independent

He Also Asks That Interim Director Jonette Arms Be Made Permanent Director

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Sponsors Budget Amendment to Strengthen Boerner Botanical Gardens
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Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Sponsors Budget Amendment to Strengthen Boerner Botanical Gardens

Milwaukee County Supervisor Steve F. Taylor sponsored a budget amendment that will allocate $51,000 to address staffing concerns at Hales Corners’ Boerner Botanical Gardens.

Supervisor Taylor Announces Town Hall Meetings
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Supervisor Taylor Announces Town Hall Meetings

Meetings set for October 14 & 22

Supervisor Taylor Says Park East Sale Lacks Transparency
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Supervisor Taylor Says Park East Sale Lacks Transparency

Chairman of Economic and Community Development Committee calls sale a “Momentous Development,” happy Bucks are staying in milwaukee

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Named Chairman of Econmoic and Community Development Committee
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Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Named Chairman of Econmoic and Community Development Committee

New Chairman Says Economic Development is a Key to Quality of Life in Milwaukee County

Sup. Taylor Reacts to Board’s Missed Opportunities on Zoo Catering, Streetcar Funding
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Sup. Taylor Reacts to Board’s Missed Opportunities on Zoo Catering, Streetcar Funding

“I am disappointed that this pre-emptive strike failed so my message to County taxpayers is clear: watch your wallets!”

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Appointed by Gov. Scott Walker to Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council
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Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Appointed by Gov. Scott Walker to Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council

“I am honored that Gov. Walker has chosen me to represent Milwaukee County in this capacity”

Sup. Steve F. Taylor Blasts Jursik’s Letter to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson
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Sup. Steve F. Taylor Blasts Jursik’s Letter to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson

Says Supervisor Jursik’s Letter to Johnson on Iran “Way Out of Line”

Supervisor Taylor Asks for Delay on Milwaukee Streetcar Vote
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Supervisor Taylor Asks for Delay on Milwaukee Streetcar Vote

Says More Time Needed for Analysis of Effects on MCTS

Supervisor Taylor Reacts to a Recent Proposal to Repair O’Donnell Park
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Supervisor Taylor Reacts to a Recent Proposal to Repair O’Donnell Park

Sup. Taylor Critical of O'Donnell Park Task Force Proposal

Supervisor Taylor Disappointed that County Board Rejected the Sale of O’Donnell Parking Structure
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Supervisor Taylor Disappointed that County Board Rejected the Sale of O’Donnell Parking Structure

"I am very disappointed that a deal could not be made."

UW-Extension and Hales Corners Wading Pool Amendments Stand, Capital Improvements Veto Overriden By County Board
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UW-Extension and Hales Corners Wading Pool Amendments Stand, Capital Improvements Veto Overriden By County Board

Milwaukee County Supervisor Steve F. Taylor today issued the following statement.

Sup. Taylor Announces Passage of UW-Extension, Wehr, Hales Corners Park Pavilion and Pool Amendments
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Sup. Taylor Announces Passage of UW-Extension, Wehr, Hales Corners Park Pavilion and Pool Amendments

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor announces passage of amendments that continues contract with UW-Extension and funds major capital improvements at Hales Corners Park Pavilion and Pool.

Supervisor Taylor Announces Two Town Hall Meetings
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Supervisor Taylor Announces Two Town Hall Meetings

Meetings set for October 22, 2014

Milwaukee County Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Says Audit Vote Meant to Show Costs of “Living Wage”
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Milwaukee County Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Says Audit Vote Meant to Show Costs of “Living Wage”

Releases Statement on Vote In Favor of Family Care Audit

Supervisor Taylor Re-appointed to the Milwaukee County Commission on Aging
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Supervisor Taylor Re-appointed to the Milwaukee County Commission on Aging

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to re-appoint Supervisor Steve F. Taylor to the Milwaukee County Commission.

Supervisor Taylor Not Schocked That Taxpayers Were Deceived About Additional Costs of Recently Approved Living Wage Ordinance
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Supervisor Taylor Not Schocked That Taxpayers Were Deceived About Additional Costs of Recently Approved Living Wage Ordinance

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor today expressed his extreme dissatisfaction with and voted against a resolution that provides funding for three staff positions at the Milwaukee County Comptroller's Office.

Supervisor Taylor Welcomes State Bill Concerning County Mental Health Care Changes But Believes it Does Not Go Far Enough
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Supervisor Taylor Welcomes State Bill Concerning County Mental Health Care Changes But Believes it Does Not Go Far Enough

The State of Wisconsin has in the past successfully taken over administration of certain functions of Milwaukee County government, such as the Income Maintenance Program.

Supervisor Taylor Disappointed with the County Board Adoption of the Minimum Wage Ordinance
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Supervisor Taylor Disappointed with the County Board Adoption of the Minimum Wage Ordinance

The resolution would require employers who contract with the County to pay their employees a minimum of $11.33.

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Condemns Passage of Living Wage Ordinance by Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee
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Supervisor Steve F. Taylor Condemns Passage of Living Wage Ordinance by Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee

Milwaukee County Board Supervisor Steve F. Taylor today condemned a vote by the County Board’s Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee to approve a “living wage” ordinance.

Supervisor Taylor Reaffirms his Strong Opposition to the Living Wage Increase Proposal
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Supervisor Taylor Reaffirms his Strong Opposition to the Living Wage Increase Proposal

Supervisor Steve Taylor reiterated his strong opposition to the minimum wage increase proposal, to be considered today by the Milwaukee County Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee.

Amendment of Supervisor Steve F. Taylor to Promote Aging Services Wins Approval
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Amendment of Supervisor Steve F. Taylor to Promote Aging Services Wins Approval

Creates Outreach and Customer Service Coordinator in Dept. of Aging at No Cost to Taxpayers

Supervisor Taylor Decides Against Run for Assembly
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Supervisor Taylor Decides Against Run for Assembly

Says Time Is Not Right For State Run

Supervisor Taylor Sharply Criticizes Potential Living Proposal Suggested by his Colleagues at Labor Day Rally
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Supervisor Taylor Sharply Criticizes Potential Living Proposal Suggested by his Colleagues at Labor Day Rally

Supervisor Taylor issued the following statement

Supervisor Taylor Criticizes Resolution Limiting Sheriff Clarke’s Public Service Announcements as Nothing More than a Personal Vendetta
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Supervisor Taylor Criticizes Resolution Limiting Sheriff Clarke’s Public Service Announcements as Nothing More than a Personal Vendetta

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor sharply criticized the resolution considered today by the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, which aims to limit elected county officials’ ability to use county funds to purchase media commercial time or space in order to place commercials that feature the elected official.

“Steve F. Taylor Future Leaders of Franklin” Scholarship Winners Selected
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“Steve F. Taylor Future Leaders of Franklin” Scholarship Winners Selected

Maggie Roemer and Sydney Kirkegaard of Franklin High School have been named 2013 winners of the “Steve F. Taylor Future Leaders of Franklin Scholarship,” Supervisor Steve Taylor announced today.

Supervisor Taylor asks Chairwoman Dimitrijevic to Resign
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Supervisor Taylor asks Chairwoman Dimitrijevic to Resign

Following today’s joint press conference asking for the resignation of Chairwoman Dimitrijevic, Supervisor Taylor issued the following statement.

Supervisor Taylor Reverses Position on Governance Reform Proposed by Milwaukee County Board
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Supervisor Taylor Reverses Position on Governance Reform Proposed by Milwaukee County Board

Following today’s approval of the Milwaukee County Board developed county governance reform, Supervisor Taylor issued the following statement

Supervisor Taylor Supports County Board Reform
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Supervisor Taylor Supports County Board Reform

The Milwaukee County Board Committee on Intergovernmental Relations yesterday approved a set of measures reducing the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors’ pay rate and operating budget, as well as reforming its roles and responsibilities.

Supervisor Taylor Outraged at Apparent Finance and Personnel Committee Initiated Negotiations with AFSCME District Council 48
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Supervisor Taylor Outraged at Apparent Finance and Personnel Committee Initiated Negotiations with AFSCME District Council 48

“It has become increasingly frustrating watching the drama between certain members of the Milwaukee County Board and AFSCME play out in the media.”

Supervisor Taylor Welcomes the Approval of the Resolution Seeking State Authority to Downsize Milwaukee County Board
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Supervisor Taylor Welcomes the Approval of the Resolution Seeking State Authority to Downsize Milwaukee County Board

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors today voted 9-7 in favor of the resolution seeking authority from the Wisconsin State Legislature to reduce the number of Milwaukee County Supervisors prior to the next decennial census.

Supervisor Taylor Reacts to Milwaukee County Governance Reform Bill
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Supervisor Taylor Reacts to Milwaukee County Governance Reform Bill

Following the introduction of LRB 1340/2 in the State Legislature, a bill that aims at reforming Milwaukee County government, Supervisor Taylor issued the following statement.

Supervisor Taylor Welcomes The Opening of the New Drexel Interchange
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Supervisor Taylor Welcomes The Opening of the New Drexel Interchange

New interchange to help create additional economic development in the area

Supervisor Taylor Visits Milwaukee County Senior Dining Sites
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Supervisor Taylor Visits Milwaukee County Senior Dining Sites

Supervisor Taylor was appointed and unanimously confirmed to serve on the Milwaukee County Commission on Aging in June of this year.

Sup. Taylor Welcomes County Executive Abele’s Veto of the Resolution Abolishing Economic Development Director Position
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Sup. Taylor Welcomes County Executive Abele’s Veto of the Resolution Abolishing Economic Development Director Position

“I commend County Executive Chris Abele for his veto on the abolishment of the position of Economic Development Director.”

Supervisor Taylor Joins in Celebrating Transformation of Landfill into World-Class Recreational Facility
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Supervisor Taylor Joins in Celebrating Transformation of Landfill into World-Class Recreational Facility

City of Franklin site formerly known as Crystal Ridge Ski Complex gets new life

Supervisor Taylor Appointed to Eastern Wisconsin Counties Railroad Consortium
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Supervisor Taylor Appointed to Eastern Wisconsin Counties Railroad Consortium

Taylor receives full board approval 18-1

Supervisor Taylor Announces Three Town Hall Meetings
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Supervisor Taylor Announces Three Town Hall Meetings

First meeting scheduled for this Wednesday, October 17.