Milwaukee County

Politics & Government
4:50 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Abele Says County Headed in Right Direction

County Executive Abele says his goal is to improve Milwaukee County

County Executive Chris Abele delivered an upbeat 2014 State of the County address on Monday.

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Politics & Government
11:05 am
Wed February 12, 2014

County Exec Abele: Change In Mental Health Oversight "A Good Thing"

Chris Abele speaks with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich.

Some state lawmakers are pledging that action will still be taken this session to reform Milwaukee County's embattled mental health system.  

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Politics & Government
2:40 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

County Board Approves “Living Wage” Ordinance

Most Milwaukee County supervisors want to boost the minimum wage for employees of companies that contract with the county.

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Politics & Government
12:22 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Cold Weather Closings: UWM and Milwaukee County

Credit Michael Newman, Flickr

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.

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Politics & Government
11:44 am
Thu November 14, 2013

County Board Approves $1.3 Billion Budget with Pools, Sheriff's Funding In Place

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed a budget late Tuesday night.

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors late Tuesday passed its version of the county budget for the coming fiscal year. 

The $1.3-billion budget is similar in many ways to the proposed budget offered by County Executive Chris Abele, but veers from it in key ways, as well.

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