City Hall: Milwaukee’s Bond Rating Cut Two Levels
City Hall

Milwaukee’s Bond Rating Cut Two Levels

Change in rating by S&P Global will raise cost to borrow money, add to city's budget woes.

Virtual joint public hearing on proposed 2021 city budget set for Oct. 6
Mayor Barrett’s 2021 Executive Budget Address
City Hall: Barrett Budget Proposal Cuts 120 Police
City Hall

Barrett Budget Proposal Cuts 120 Police

And makes other cuts. City's fiscal challenges exacerbated by pandemic.

City Hall: City Made $8.6 Million Debt Mistake
City Hall

City Made $8.6 Million Debt Mistake

Past Comptroller blamed. Mistake equivalent to all the salaries of health department staff.

City Hall: 120 Officer Cut May Be Just The Beginning
City Hall

120 Officer Cut May Be Just The Beginning

The Milwaukee Police Department will have fewer officers in 2021, but the question is how many?

City Hall: Budget Testimony Includes Repeated Ask For $75 Million Police Cut
City Hall

Budget Testimony Includes Repeated Ask For $75 Million Police Cut

Two-thirds of those that testified at preliminary budget hearing want funds to go towards health, housing.

City Hall: Budget Process Kicks Off On Wednesday
City Hall

Budget Process Kicks Off On Wednesday

Virtual hearing Wednesday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mayor will outline city's financial situation.

City Hall: You Can Help City Balance Its Budget
City Hall

You Can Help City Balance Its Budget

Residents can take survey, use simulation tool to fix $53 million structural deficit.