County Board Votes Against Taxpayers and For the Status Quo
The Milwaukee County Board’s Budget Committee voted 9 - 0 today to raise taxes on Milwaukee County citizens.
The Milwaukee County Board’s Budget Committee voted 9 – 0 today to raise taxes on Milwaukee County citizens.
The Board voted down the Parks Patrol Plan that would have saved millions of dollars and increased public safety. The plan is supported by County Executive Chris Abele, Mayor Tom Barrett, the Milwaukee Police Department and a majority of the City of Milwaukee Common Council.
“The vote today by the Board sends a disappointing message to taxpayers and hurts future cooperation efforts between municipalities and the County,” Abele said. “This proposal would have saved County taxpayers $5.2 million over three years.”
Press Releases Referencing Chris Abele
PolitiFact Wisconsin Issues “Pants on Fire” Rating to Claim that OSPP Commissioner Wants to “Gut” MPSMay 20th, 2016 by Chris Abele
Did Means really say that? In a word: No.”
May 12th, 2016 by Chris Abele
Some schools within MPS are already utilizing a community schools model, in partnership with the United Way.
May 11th, 2016 by Chris Abele
Amid questions raised about the legality of the proposal Dr. Means and County Executive Abele sought a formal legal opinion.
May 10th, 2016 by Chris Abele
Opportunity Schools Partnership Program Launches Website to Inform Public on Proposal to Keep Funds, Students, and Employees in MPS
Apr 27th, 2016 by Chris Abele
County employees are encouraged to wear denim to work today and to share photos on social media.
Apr 26th, 2016 by Chris Abele
Abele also announced the date and time of the first community input session at the Domes.