Milwaukee County


While the county board refused to sell O'Donnell Park on Thursday, the board agreed to sell the nearby transit garage, for development of a high-rise.

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Earlier this week, hundreds of people turned out at the Milwaukee Art Museum for a public hearing on the proposed Milwaukee County budget for the coming fiscal year.  

There was a break in tradition this year; the address was delayed. 

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The Estabrook Dam has been a fixture on the river since the 1930s. Today, it is mired in debate.

Thousands of Wisconsin voters will find referenda on their ballots in November, including in Milwaukee.

Under the plan county leaders and Northwestern Mutual have discussed, the company would pay $12.7 million for the lakefront garage.

A County Board committee on Thursday will discuss the possibility of cutting pension payments for some retirees.

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

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

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