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
Milwaukee – Following today’s approval of the Milwaukee County Board developed county governance reform, Supervisor Taylor issued the following statement:
“On Monday at the Intergovernmental Relations Committee I supported a Milwaukee County Board reform package. The very next day I read the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story detailing what appears to most as negotiations with AFSCME, which is a clear violation of Act 10. As I previously stated, Act 10 is the law of the land and if members of the Board are willingly and knowingly violating this law then how can I honestly trust that they will follow through with the proposed Board reforms.
“This is the first time in my nine-year political career that I can recall where in less than 24 hours after voting on an issue I felt that I made a mistake. Rarely in politics do you get a do-over and I decided to take full advantage of this opportunity, reverse my decision and vote against the Board’s reform proposal.
“Due to what appears to have gone on behind closed doors over the past few months, my confidence in this body and its leadership has greatly eroded. That is why the only chance for real reform to take place in Milwaukee County is for it to occur in Madison.”
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