Statement from Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele
Statement from Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele on State Sentator Larson’s announcement of candidacy for County Executive.
“I welcome State Senator Larson’s decision to run for County Executive.
I’m a firm believer more democracy and people engaging in our government is a good thing. I look forward to the added opportunity to talk with voters about how we’re turning the corner in Milwaukee County and getting our fiscal house in order after years of uncertainty and mismanagement prior to my taking office.
The budget I have just given to my partners, the County Board, reflects how in five years we have gone from questions about the County’s existence to being able to craft a fiscally responsible budget that creates economic opportunity, expands services, and rewards the hard work of our employees without raising taxes. Looking to the future I am more confident than ever our budgets will continue these investments and address some of the most difficult issues in our community.”
Press Releases by Chris Abele
Grand Reopening Celebration Event Set for December 1st
What People Are Saying About the Estabrook Dam: “Worthless,” “A Waste of Money,” “I Want the Dam Gone”Oct 25th, 2016 by Chris Abele
Here’s a look at what community members are telling County Executive Abele about the Estabrook Dam.
Nonpartisan researchers concur that “sizable” amount of new revenue is needed to maintain service levels and catch up on seferred maintenance; Abele proposal offers permanent relief
Milwaukee County opens Wisconsin’s First New Harm Reduction Housing Development
Budget Commits to Building a Stronger Community with SAVE Transit Plan, Investment in Youth Programs and Public Safety, and Path towards $15 Living Wage
Without new revenue and some operational changes, the transit system in Milwaukee County is at risk.