Milwaukee County

Politics & Government
4:42 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Milwaukee Supervisors Clear the Way for Couture at Lakefront

Credit WUWM

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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Politics & Government
9:56 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Offers A Different Budget Proposal

The future of Milwaukee's Lakefront is a major part of the Milwaukee County Budget.
Credit Mark Z / Flickr

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.  

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Abele to Deliver County Budget Address Wednesday

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will deliver his budget address Wednesday morning at the courthouse

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

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10:21 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Milwaukee County Considers Solutions for Ailing Estabrook Dam on Milwaukee River

Estrabrook Dam
Credit S Bence

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

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6:00 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Milwaukee County Board Wants to Put Non-Binding Referenda on Ballot

Milwaukee County residents could weigh in on a number of topics in November

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

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Politics & Government
2:20 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Milwaukee County Might Sell O'Donnell Parking Structure to NML

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

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Milwaukee County Retirees Watch for Action on Pension Cuts

A County Board committee will meet Thursday to discuss possible losses in pension payments for some retirees.

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

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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"

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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