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Steve Taylor

Steve Taylor is an elected official for the City of Franklin and the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.

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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

Abele Appointee to County Office on African American Affairs Wins Unanimous Support from County Board’s Economic Development Committee
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Abele Appointee to County Office on African American Affairs Wins Unanimous Support from County Board’s Economic Development Committee

OAAA Poised to Continue Important Workforce Development Work Under Director Nicole Brookshire

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.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Will County Give Pension to State?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Will County Give Pension to State?

Board approves work group to study state takeover of pension system.

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."

Murphy’s Law: Is a County Wheel Tax Needed?
Murphy’s Law

Is a County Wheel Tax Needed?

Abele says yes, board members are opposed. Who’s right?

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

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.”

Energy Assistance Program opens two new locations to expand program reach
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Energy Assistance Program opens two new locations to expand program reach

Residents can apply early for Energy Assistance at grand opening events

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

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.

Supervisor Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. Re-Elected Chairman of the Milwaukee County Board
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Supervisor Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. Re-Elected Chairman of the Milwaukee County Board

Promises to Be an Accessible and Accountable Board Leader

Larson Announces First Appointment as Milwaukee County Executive
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Larson Announces First Appointment as Milwaukee County Executive

Says he will appoint Jonette Arms Director of Department on Aging

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.

Duel Over the Domes

Duel Over the Domes

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

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.

Franz Meyer supports independent county redistricting
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Franz Meyer supports independent county redistricting

"Supervisor districts should fairly represent county residents, not the interests of individual politicians or their parties."

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

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.

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

County Will Allow Politics in Parks

County Will Allow Politics in Parks

“Bizarre” ban on political activity had restricted free speech for more than a decade.

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

No one seems to agree with Abele's plan to have it absorbed by sprawling Wisconsin Center District.

Taylor Proposes Reforming County Redistricting

Taylor Proposes Reforming County Redistricting

Aim is to "take politics out of it" and restore confidence in county board.

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

Bucks hope to break ground this year on Park East practice facility
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Bucks hope to break ground this year on Park East practice facility

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

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Passing the Gavel

County Board Invoices Taxpayers for Living Wage Ordinance
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County Board Invoices Taxpayers for Living Wage Ordinance

Taxpayers deserve an explanation from Rep. Bowen

Chris Abele hires pricey security guards, upgrades to full-size SUV
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Chris Abele hires pricey security guards, upgrades to full-size SUV

County panel delays Park East land sale to Bucks development group
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County panel delays Park East land sale to Bucks development group

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”

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
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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.

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”

Sup. Alexander Discovers Important County Transit File Was Deleted
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Sup. Alexander Discovers Important County Transit File Was Deleted

Report Detailing Over $3 Million in County Expenses Hidden, Then Ignored

Sups. Mayo, Taylor Ask Mental Health Board for Independent Investigation into Janet Johnson Death
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Sups. Mayo, Taylor Ask Mental Health Board for Independent Investigation into Janet Johnson Death

Letter from Supervisor Michael Mayo, Sr. Vice Chair, Health and Human Needs Committee, Supervisor Steve F. Taylor

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.

County Board Offered Opportunity to Save Taxpayers $10 Million
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County Board Offered Opportunity to Save Taxpayers $10 Million

Abele Asks Supervisors to Stop Pension Overpayments

Alternative transit proposal gaining momentum
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Alternative transit proposal gaining momentum

Three Milwaukee County Supervisors voice support for Alderman Donovan’s proposal

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

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

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Breaks Ground
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Breaks Ground

"A beautiful day in Milwaukee" and for assembled power brokers as Northwestern Mutual's new skyscraper gets underway.

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.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Finally, a New Park East Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Finally, a New Park East Plan

Ten years later, the city and county are finally on the same page. Is development in the area ready to "explode"?

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.

Alderman Donovan to honor transit worker fired after helping woman
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Alderman Donovan to honor transit worker fired after helping woman

Alderman Donovan to honor transit worker fired after helping woman

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.

Photo Gallery: Ground Breaking Day in the Park East
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Ground Breaking Day in the Park East

A flock of public officials turned out to celebrate the Avenir, a $20.7 million, 104-unit mixed-use building that begins construction.

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

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.

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
Supervisors Stall $60 Million Park East Proposal

Supervisors Stall $60 Million Park East Proposal

Citing lack of "information," county committee in essence reopens the process of selecting a developer for Park East Block 22.

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.

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:

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.”

Murphy’s Law: Sheriff Clarke’s New Buddies
Murphy’s Law

Sheriff Clarke’s New Buddies

The conservative lawman and liberal county board have suddenly gotten very friendly. Why?

Resizing the County Board
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Resizing the County Board

Supervisor Clarifies Position and Intent

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.

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.

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.

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.

County Supervisor Supports New Reform Bill
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County Supervisor Supports New Reform Bill

Milwaukee County Supervisor Deanna Alexander is pleased to announce support for changes made in the drafting process of state legislation aimed at reforming governance in Milwaukee County.

Murphy’s Law: The Return of Sue Black
Murphy’s Law

The Return of Sue Black

How she got the new job. And will she run against Chris Abele?

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

Plenty of Horne: Every Politician in Town
Plenty of Horne

Every Politician in Town

Well, not quite, but the City's Birthday Party had a big turnout of politicians and insiders.

Murphy’s Law: Rep. Sanfelippo Says Full-Speed Ahead
Murphy’s Law

Rep. Sanfelippo Says Full-Speed Ahead

His bill to downsize county government will be introduced next week and he predicts it will pass.

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.

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Announces Seven “Chat with the Chair” Events for the Month of December
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Announces Seven “Chat with the Chair” Events for the Month of December

“Chats” set for Whitefish Bay, South Milwaukee, West Milwaukee, Greenfield, Greendale, Hales Corners and Bayside

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

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.

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.

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?

County Board Approves Negotiations for The Couture

County Board Approves Negotiations for The Couture

Proposed 44-floor building for lakefront stays on track