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MKE County: Corrections Driving County Budget Into Deficit
MKE County

Corrections Driving County Budget Into Deficit

Along with lower tax revenue than projected. '2024 may punch us in the face.'

MKE County: A Record Year For Public Golf Courses
MKE County

A Record Year For Public Golf Courses

A new high of $10 million in revenue in 2023 for Milwaukee County Parks.

MKE County: County’s Financial Forecast Gets Grimmer
MKE County

County’s Financial Forecast Gets Grimmer

County falls short by more than $100 million in new five-year outlook by comptroller.

MKE County: County Faces Drastic Budget Decisions
MKE County

County Faces Drastic Budget Decisions

County is short $87 million over the next five years, could force massive cuts in service.

MKE County: Board Debates Free Jail Phone Calls
MKE County

Board Debates Free Jail Phone Calls

Studies show it reduces recidivism. But could cost millions, with complicated practical details.

MKE County: Parks Leasing Golf Carts, Making Money
MKE County

Parks Leasing Golf Carts, Making Money

County golf courses will have an additional 46 golf carts, which should pay for themselves three times over.

MKE County: County Ends 2020 with $32 Million Surplus
MKE County

County Ends 2020 with $32 Million Surplus

In a big turnaround, projected deficit became a surplus due to federal CARES Act funding.

MKE County: County Ends Year With a Surplus
MKE County

County Ends Year With a Surplus

Current projections show the county ending with $10 to $15 million surplus.

MKE County: County Working To Close Budget Gap
MKE County

County Working To Close Budget Gap

Officials face a projected $42 million deficit for 2021. Cuts could be brutal.

MKE County: COVID-19 Could Cost County $450 Million
MKE County

COVID-19 Could Cost County $450 Million

Milwaukee County being squeezed by increased costs, declining revenue.