Supervisor Theodore Lipscomb Responds to LRB-1340/2
Supervisor Supports Constructive Reform But Disagrees With Current Draft of Reform Bill
Milwaukee – Supervisor Theodore Lipscomb, District 1 has issued the following statement after reviewing latest draft of Reform Bill LRB – 1340/2.
“I support constructive reform of Milwaukee County government, but it must maintain a true balance of power between the branches. The current bill draft explicitly restricts the oversight of the county board and expands the authority of the county executive; essentially, this would give the administration a blank check and unprecedented executive power.”
Press Releases by Theodore Lipscomb
A live video stream would offer greater transparency because it would capture verbatim the discussion of Pension Board members in real time.
Milwaukee County Board expected to vote Thursday on establishing policy.
Milwaukee County paid $11 million in lump sum pension payments in November to retirees and their beneficiaries to correct for underpayments.
Abele Should Stand with Milwaukee County Residents and Help Shoulder the Burden of our Fiscal ChallengesNov 11th, 2016 by Theodore Lipscomb
"It's time for Abele to share the burden of Milwaukee County's fiscal challenges, like he promised."
Budget cuts spending, reduces tax levy, halves wheel tax
Finance Committee unanimously recommends proposal to full board.