Milwaukee County http://wuwm.com en Abele Says County Headed in Right Direction http://wuwm.com/post/abele-says-county-headed-right-direction <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>County Executive Chris Abele delivered an upbeat 2014 State of the County address on Monday. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:50:34 +0000 LaToya Dennis 27620 at http://wuwm.com Abele Says County Headed in Right Direction County Exec Abele: Change In Mental Health Oversight "A Good Thing" http://wuwm.com/post/county-exec-abele-change-mental-health-oversight-good-thing <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some state lawmakers are pledging that action will still be taken this session to reform Milwaukee County's embattled mental health system. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:05:03 +0000 Mitch Teich 24564 at http://wuwm.com County Board Approves “Living Wage” Ordinance http://wuwm.com/post/county-board-approves-living-wage-ordinance <p>Most Milwaukee County supervisors want to boost the minimum wage for employees of companies that contract with the county.</p><p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 20:40:54 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 24120 at http://wuwm.com Cold Weather Closings: UWM and Milwaukee County http://wuwm.com/post/cold-weather-closings-uwm-and-milwaukee-county <p>UWM is cancelling classes from 4 P.M. Monday until 4 P.M. Tuesday, while Milwaukee County will close all offices and buildings on Tuesday. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:22:19 +0000 Marge Pitrof 23311 at http://wuwm.com Cold Weather Closings: UWM and Milwaukee County County Board Approves $1.3 Billion Budget with Pools, Sheriff's Funding In Place http://wuwm.com/post/county-board-approves-13-billion-budget-pools-sheriffs-funding-place <p></p><p>The <a href="http://county.milwaukee.gov/AboutCountyBoard" target="_blank">Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors</a> late Tuesday passed its version of the county budget for the coming fiscal year.&nbsp;</p><p>The $1.3-billion budget is similar in many ways to the proposed budget offered by <a href="http://county.milwaukee.gov/CountyExecutive" target="_blank">County Executive Chris Abele</a>, but veers from it in key ways, as well.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:44:59 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 17917 at http://wuwm.com County Board Approves $1.3 Billion Budget with Pools, Sheriff's Funding In Place