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Judge Rebecca Dallet clear choice of Milwaukee County leaders
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Judge Rebecca Dallet clear choice of Milwaukee County leaders

“I am honored and humbled to have earned the support of these officials, who work every day to make our communities stronger.”

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."

Bar Exam: Romans’ Pub Was Old Speakeasy
Bar Exam

Romans’ Pub Was Old Speakeasy

Old roadhouse from 1885 had booze and Chicago connections during Prohibition.

Will Cheaper Price Save Domes?

Will Cheaper Price Save Domes?

$18.6 million estimate for repairs and “National Treasure” designation by group.

Eyes on Milwaukee: County Board Okays Bid for Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

County Board Okays Bid for Streetcar

Despite long odds against winning, county will submit bid to the city.

Humboldt Park Beer Garden Fund Leads to $54,000 in Repairs
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Humboldt Park Beer Garden Fund Leads to $54,000 in Repairs

Improvements to Humboldt Park Beer pavilion include upgrades to restrooms and improved wheelchair accessibility, while maintaining the historical character of the building.

ZIP MKE Photos Travel to Tippecanoe Library
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ZIP MKE Photos Travel to Tippecanoe Library

New Photos and Guest Speakers Bring Milwaukee to 53207

Unprecedented City-County Effort Will Yield Major Improvements to Parks and Prepare for 100-year Storm
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Unprecedented City-County Effort Will Yield Major Improvements to Parks and Prepare for 100-year Storm

Planning for the joint City-County effort has been underway for nearly ten years.

Haas Discovery Adds Potential $500,000 for Parks to 2017 Budget
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Haas Discovery Adds Potential $500,000 for Parks to 2017 Budget

Supervisor Haas discovered that revenue generated by the O'Donnell Park parking structure had not been accounted for in the County Executive's 2017 Recommended Budget.

Government, Business and Non-profit Leaders Celebrate Launch of Milwaukee County Urban Orchards with Ceremonial Tree Planting
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Government, Business and Non-profit Leaders Celebrate Launch of Milwaukee County Urban Orchards with Ceremonial Tree Planting

The Milwaukee County Organic Fruit Orchards Are the Largest Such Orchards in the United States and are Expected to Bear Fruit Within Three Years

Domes Makes Most Endangered List

Domes Makes Most Endangered List

One of 11 most endangered, says National Trust for Historic Preservation, which could help rally support.

Tropical Dome Reopens at Mitchell Park

Tropical Dome Reopens at Mitchell Park

Long-term future of Domes still unclear.

Milwaukee County Supervisors Avoid Opportunity to Remove Estabrook Dam
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Milwaukee County Supervisors Avoid Opportunity to Remove Estabrook Dam

Finance and Audit Committee ignores Parks Department’s expert opinion to remove blighted structure

County Panel Refuses Move Toward Transparency
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County Panel Refuses Move Toward Transparency

Committee Will Not Provide Public Notice of Budgetary Changes

County Executive Chris Abele, Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic Announce $350,000 EPA Grant for South Shore Project
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County Executive Chris Abele, Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic Announce $350,000 EPA Grant for South Shore Project

The South Shore project aims to improve water quality and beach health, with a long term goal of being removed from the top 10 worst beach list.

Board Chairman Lipscomb and Parks Committee Chair Haas Announce 9/13/2016 Public Hearing on Pokemon Go and 2017 Parks Budget Request
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Board Chairman Lipscomb and Parks Committee Chair Haas Announce 9/13/2016 Public Hearing on Pokemon Go and 2017 Parks Budget Request

Invite Public to Testify about Pokemon GO in the Park and Proposed Parking Meters on the Lakefront

Removing the Estabrook Dam will not cost taxpayers 13 million dollars
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Removing the Estabrook Dam will not cost taxpayers 13 million dollars

Claim by homeowners organization that removing the dam would cost taxpayers millions is questionable at best.

House Confidential: Transit Activist’s Modest Bay View Cottage
House Confidential

Transit Activist’s Modest Bay View Cottage

Small is beautiful for Bill Sell, a fervent advocate for transit and bicycle-friendly policies.

Murphy’s Law: How to Destroy a Transit System
Murphy’s Law

How to Destroy a Transit System

County board's free bus ride program triggers huge deficits that could overwhelm system.

Board Chairman Lipscomb Announces Standing Committee Assignments for the 2016-2018 term
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Board Chairman Lipscomb Announces Standing Committee Assignments for the 2016-2018 term

I am excited to announce the historic appointment of Supervisor Peggy A. West as Chairwoman of Milwaukee County’s Finance Committee.

Duel Over the Domes

Contribution to Cavalier Johnson of $20

Duel Over the Domes

Contribution to Terry Witkowski of $100

Duel Over the Domes

Duel Over the Domes

Abele and county board creating dueling committees to address damaged domes.

County Supervisor candidate Franz Meyer asks: What does Jason Haas really think about the Estabrook Dam?
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County Supervisor candidate Franz Meyer asks: What does Jason Haas really think about the Estabrook Dam?

Meyer calls out Haas’ inconsistent history on the issue

Humboldt Park Nets $11,000 From Beer Garden
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Humboldt Park Nets $11,000 From Beer Garden

Funds Will Go Toward Park Improvements

Franz Meyer calls on Jason Haas to explain past support of questionable redistricting
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Franz Meyer calls on Jason Haas to explain past support of questionable redistricting

Meyer says supervisor districts should fairly represent county residents, not the interests of individual politicians or their parties

Eyes on Milwaukee: MAM Offers To Buy O’Donnell Park, War Memorial
Eyes on Milwaukee

MAM Offers To Buy O’Donnell Park, War Memorial

County taxpayers will save at least $9 million in non-cash transaction.

Milwaukee County Supervisor Candidate Challenges Incumbent in Debate
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Milwaukee County Supervisor Candidate Challenges Incumbent in Debate

Franz Meyer challenges County Board incumbent on Lincoln Hills scandal and Estabrook Dam giveaway while casting vision for a county government that works for all residents

Wisconsin Working Families Party Continues Political Revolution With New Endorsements
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Continues Political Revolution With New Endorsements

After propelling State Sen. Chris Larson to a surprise win against County Exec. Abele, Wisconsin WFP works to establish progressive voting bloc in Milwaukee

Eyes On Milwaukee: Is Free Pass Bleeding County Transit?
Eyes On Milwaukee

Is Free Pass Bleeding County Transit?

Controversial free GO Pass for seniors and disabled costs millions, awaits new report.

County Board Unanimously Approves Resolution to Protect Parks
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County Board Unanimously Approves Resolution to Protect Parks

At Least 43 Lack Designated Zoning as Parkland; Measure Moves to Avoid Sale by Executive

Could Abele Sell County Parks?

Could Abele Sell County Parks?

Abele says he won’t, but state law allows sale of 43 parks. Supervisors move to bar this.

Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller
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Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller

“Johnny Thomas is the person that we need to be our next Milwaukee City Comptroller,” said Alderman Willie Wade.

Board Makes the Right Decision to Not Fund John Doe II Appeal
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Board Makes the Right Decision to Not Fund John Doe II Appeal

Minority Group of Supervisors Successfully Blocks Funding Proposal

Supervisors Haas, Weishan Blast County Executive Chris Abele Over Sex Offender Placement
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Supervisors Haas, Weishan Blast County Executive Chris Abele Over Sex Offender Placement

They Received Little Notice of County Decision of “Inappropriate Placement”

County Panel Refuses to Label Community ID Cards
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County Panel Refuses to Label Community ID Cards

“The authors of the legislation funding the Community ID program with taxpayer dollars have said publicly that the ID cards will not be used for voting.”

Supervisor Jason Haas to Hold Second Budget Town Hall Meeting November 3
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Supervisor Jason Haas to Hold Second Budget Town Hall Meeting November 3

Meeting Designed to Get Constituent Input on 2016 Proposed Budget

Gwen Connolly campaign showing huge momentum
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Gwen Connolly campaign showing huge momentum

After her opponent this week jumped to the Branch 31 race, Connolly is widely seen as the prohibitive favorite to be the next judge in Branch 44.

Supervisor Jason Haas to Hold Town Hall Meeting October 27
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Supervisor Jason Haas to Hold Town Hall Meeting October 27

Haas Invites Public Comment on 2016 Proposed Budget

County Board Knew About the Looming Transit Shortfall
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County Board Knew About the Looming Transit Shortfall

In fact, the entire County Board knew about the reports.

County Free Bus-Ride Program Faces Shortfall

County Free Bus-Ride Program Faces Shortfall

Free rides for seniors and disabled could cost $4 million, causing service cuts or fare hikes.

Supervisors Dimitrijevic and Haas Announce More Than $400,000 in Parks Improvements in Bay View Neighborhood
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Supervisors Dimitrijevic and Haas Announce More Than $400,000 in Parks Improvements in Bay View Neighborhood

County Board Legislation Delivers $5 Million to Revitalize Our County Parks

Supervisor Jason Haas Announces Food Truck Friday at Morgan Park
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Supervisor Jason Haas Announces Food Truck Friday at Morgan Park

Event to Feature Food, Fun, Music and Lots of Food Trucks

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

Get rid of old books at the “Choose to Re-Use” book exchange

Contribution to Terry Witkowski of $397

Get rid of old books at the “Choose to Re-Use” book exchange

Contribution to Cavalier Johnson of $200

Get rid of old books at the “Choose to Re-Use” book exchange
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Get rid of old books at the “Choose to Re-Use” book exchange

News release from Alderman Terry L. Witkowski

Milwaukee County Adopts S.E.E.D. Legislation

Contribution to Josh Zepnick of $25

Milwaukee County Adopts S.E.E.D. Legislation
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Milwaukee County Adopts S.E.E.D. Legislation

Supervisors override executive veto of program to eliminate “food deserts” among elderly, low-income neighborhoods in Milwaukee County

Ald. Witkowski’s District Goes Green

Ald. Witkowski’s District Goes Green

The new Urban Orchard is latest project in his "Garden District."

Will Milwaukee Art Museum Buy O’Donnell Park?

Will Milwaukee Art Museum Buy O’Donnell Park?

Museum director Dan Keegan meets with county parks committee, but puts off decision.

Garden District Urban Orchard project will be unveiled on Friday
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Garden District Urban Orchard project will be unveiled on Friday

Sustainable system likely the first of its kind in Milwaukee

Supervisor Jason Haas to Join Ald. Witkowski to Showcase and Dedicate New Sustainable Urban Orchard
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Supervisor Jason Haas to Join Ald. Witkowski to Showcase and Dedicate New Sustainable Urban Orchard

News Conference to Be Held at 9 a.m. Friday at Garden District Farmers’ Market

Five-Year St. Francis Brewing Company Contract Approved
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Five-Year St. Francis Brewing Company Contract Approved

Supervisor Haas’ Measure Allows for a 5% Return on Profits for Dedicated Maintenance Fund

Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Thanks Board for Overwhelming Support of SEED Legislation to Eliminate Food Deserts
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Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Thanks Board for Overwhelming Support of SEED Legislation to Eliminate Food Deserts

Program Aims to Provide Access to Fresh Healthy Food to All

Plenty of Horne: Are Abrahamson’s Days as Chief Justice Numbered?
Plenty of Horne

Are Abrahamson’s Days as Chief Justice Numbered?

Constitutional amendment on April referendum would result in her being replaced as chief justice. Even if it fails, her salary will be reduced.

County Board Pushes Seniors on the Bus; Kicks Financial Warnings to the Curb
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County Board Pushes Seniors on the Bus; Kicks Financial Warnings to the Curb

Half of the County Board (Broderick, Haas, Johnson, Jursik, Rainey, Romo West, Weishan, Dimitrijevic) blocked an important financial report from becoming part of the County’s official records today.  The report was sent by the Comptroller to all County Supervisors via email in response to concerns that the real costs of implementing the GO Pass, (a […]

Op-Ed: Don’t Sell O’Donnell Park
Op-Ed

Don’t Sell O’Donnell Park

The proposed plan is being sold as a chance to simply get bids from buyers, but it's really about selling our heritage to private developers.

Murphy’s Law: The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle
Murphy’s Law

The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle

Its Estabrook Dam decision will cost taxpayers millions and harm environment.

Op-Ed: New Plan to Sell O’Donnell Park Is A Mistake
Op-Ed

New Plan to Sell O’Donnell Park Is A Mistake

Proposed resolution would allow county to sell O’Donnell Park for redevelopment by any private developer.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Backers Say They Have the Votes
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Backers Say They Have the Votes

Aldermen Witkowski and Perez now favor it, and touted plan to extend the line into their south-side districts.

News conference Tuesday to explore proposals for eventual, extended streetcar routes
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News conference Tuesday to explore proposals for eventual, extended streetcar routes

Several members of the Milwaukee Common Council and a member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors will hold a news conference Tuesday.

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

Avalon Theater’s Grand Opening is a Winner

Avalon Theater’s Grand Opening is a Winner

Barrett salutes the theater’s and Bay View’s redevelopment, but is upstaged by the facility’s lovely redesign.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Another Bad Transit Plan By County Board
Eyes on Milwaukee

Another Bad Transit Plan By County Board

Amendment slipped into budget has had no public review and could leave system $1 million short (or worse) by end of 2015.

Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Supervisor Jason Haas to Hold Joint Town Hall Meeting October 20
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Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Supervisor Jason Haas to Hold Joint Town Hall Meeting October 20

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic and Sup. Haas to Hold Town Hall Meeting October 20

Murphy’s Law: The Sheer Ambition of Marina Dimitrijevic
Murphy’s Law

The Sheer Ambition of Marina Dimitrijevic

She’s running for assembly but wanted to continue as county supervisor and collect two full-time salaries.

Supervisor Haas Congratulates “ACE” Program Interns
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Supervisor Haas Congratulates “ACE” Program Interns

Students Participating in work at Mitchell International Airport

Humboldt Park Beer Garden Now a Done Deal
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Humboldt Park Beer Garden Now a Done Deal

Opening Day Scheduled for June 30th

Humboldt Park Beer Garden One Step Closer to Reality
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Humboldt Park Beer Garden One Step Closer to Reality

Beer Garden Scheduled to Open This Month

Supervisor Haas Celebrates Construction Project
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Supervisor Haas Celebrates Construction Project

"East Layton Washboard" Now a Smooth Ride

Supervisor Haas Announces Big Donation for Humboldt Park
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Supervisor Haas Announces Big Donation for Humboldt Park

Funds Will Go Towards Park Improvements

A Team Effort to Clean Up Morgan Park
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A Team Effort to Clean Up Morgan Park

Two Neighborhoods Come Together for Spring Cleaning

Murphy’s Law: County Officials Delay Solving Bus System’s Woes
Murphy’s Law

County Officials Delay Solving Bus System’s Woes

Contractor chosen would save taxpayers $15 million a year. So why the delay?

Plan in Place for Beer Garden at Humboldt Park
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Plan in Place for Beer Garden at Humboldt Park

Public Invited to Open House to Talk About Proposal

Jonathan Brostoff announces candidacy for Wisconsin State Assembly
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Jonathan Brostoff announces candidacy for Wisconsin State Assembly

New Leadership for a New Milwaukee

City People: Jonathan Brostoff
City People

Jonathan Brostoff

An aide to state Sen. Larson, he discovered politics -- and love -- while a student at UWM.

Supervisor Jason Haas Applauds Parks Committee Decision  to Keep Paddleboat Vendor Local
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Supervisor Jason Haas Applauds Parks Committee Decision to Keep Paddleboat Vendor Local

Milwaukee County Supervisor Jason Haas today applauded a move by the County Board Parks, Energy and Environment Committee to extend for one year a contract with a local vendor for paddleboats at Veterans Park.

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

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

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

Murphy’s Law: Still Defending the Infamous Pension Plan
Murphy’s Law

Still Defending the Infamous Pension Plan

County Exec Abele wants to cut back the lucrative backdrop provision. Why are supervisors delaying this?

County Supervisors, Others to Call for End to Poverty Wages for Janitors
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County Supervisors, Others to Call for End to Poverty Wages for Janitors

Contract for cleaning county buildings spurs concerns that public dollars fund family-sustaining jobs

Supervisor Stamper Praises Board for Leadership in Cases Involving Death of a Person in Law Enforcement Custody
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Supervisor Stamper Praises Board for Leadership in Cases Involving Death of a Person in Law Enforcement Custody

Board overwhelmingly approves resolution outlining policy for Medical Examiner’s office

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 Junks Bus Fare Proposal

County Board Junks Bus Fare Proposal

Proposal to kill transfers and cut fares suddenly lost its supporters.

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 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.

The County’s Paradoxical Transit Proposal

The County’s Paradoxical Transit Proposal

A proposal to lower cash fares for county buses could actually increase the cost for many riders.

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.

Supervisor Haas Announces New, Budget-Focused Town Hall Meeting
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Supervisor Haas Announces New, Budget-Focused Town Hall Meeting

Meeting set for Thursday, November 1 at 6:30 p.m.

Murphy’s Law: Abele Under Fire
Murphy’s Law

Abele Under Fire

Has the Johnny Thomas situation poisoned relations between the county exec and county board?

Why Was Sue Black Fired?

Why Was Sue Black Fired?

The development is a shocker as Abele was a friend and supporter of the highly regarded parks director.

Ribbon cutting Saturday for Garden District Farmers Market
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Ribbon cutting Saturday for Garden District Farmers Market

The grand opening of the farmers market sponsored by the Garden District Neighborhood Association will take place on Saturday, July 7 at S. 6th and W. Norwich (near Howard Ave.).

Murphy’s Law: The Farley Fiasco
Murphy’s Law

The Farley Fiasco

Is the County board punishing Abele’s aide Patrick Farley for whistle blowing?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Common Council Committee Appointments, Milwaukee County Attraction Pass, The Moderne Lands a Restaurant, and More
Eyes on Milwaukee

Common Council Committee Appointments, Milwaukee County Attraction Pass, The Moderne Lands a Restaurant, and More

Eyes on Milwaukee this week focuses on the committee appointments by Milwaukee Common Council President Willie Hines, Supervisor Haas' efforts for a Milwaukee County attraction pass, the restaurant coming to The Moderne, and more.

Dimitrijevic, Buresh duke it out in 4th Supervisory District

Dimitrijevic, Buresh duke it out in 4th Supervisory District

Newcomer Bill Buresh vs. Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic. “He’s a fake Democrat,” she says. She’s in the “pocket of some special interest groups,” Buresh responds.

Steven Kraeger, Jason Haas seek vacant County Board seat
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Steven Kraeger, Jason Haas seek vacant County Board seat

Kraeger, Haas advance to general election in Milwaukee County Board’s 14th District