Milwaukee city budget

Politics & Government
4:04 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Public Policy Forum Reviews Proposed 2015 City And County Budgets

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The past few years have been challenging budget times for municipalities around Wisconsin – and, it should be said, many places around the country.

But as Milwaukee’s city and county leaders consider proposed budgets from the mayor, and county executive, respectively, an independent analysis gives those budgets largely positive reviews. 

The analysis comes from the non-partisan Milwaukee-based Public Policy Forum, and forum president Rob Henken spoke with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich about them.

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Economy & Business
4:42 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Analysis: County Employees Could Pay More for Health Care Under Proposed Budget

City and county officials are in the process of assembling the 2014 budgets.
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Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive Chris Abele have both issued their proposed budgets for the coming fiscal year, and debate on those documents is underway.

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