Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele on Monday defended his proposal for a $60 vehicle registration fee, saying the new tax was unavoidable and would help address shrinking contributions from the state for county transit needs.
The County Board on Tuesday passed a 2014 budget with the property tax freeze sought by County Executive Chris Abele but broke ranks with him on transit changes, lakefront park patrols and pay cuts to some of his top aides.
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, joined by transit advocates, has announced his SAVE Transit Plan to generate dedicated funding for transit, preserve the GO Pass, and invest in the future with Bus Rapid Transit.
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's 2013 budget will call for a property tax freeze and impose another big shift in health benefit costs onto employees as a way to avoid a projected deficit, according to Abele and county budget...
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced his 2015 budget vetoes Tuesday saying that if sustained, they would lower taxes by $2.2 million compared to this year, instead of raising the levy as the County Board proposed.