County Executive Chris Abele
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County Executive Abele Thanks Assembly for Passing Reform Bill

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele thanks the Wisconsin Assembly for approving the Milwaukee County reform bill.

By - May 8th, 2013 03:42 pm

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele thanks the Wisconsin Assembly for approving the Milwaukee County reform bill.

“I applaud the Assembly for passing this important bill and I look forward to answering any other questions lawmakers may have as this bill moves to the Senate,” Abele said. “I want to especially thank the Assembly leadership and State Representative Joe Sanfelippo for understanding how important this measure is to the taxpayers of Milwaukee County. This vote moves us closer to the shared goal of governance reform.”

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