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Milwaukee county property taxes to increase

Jennifer Zahn

November 20, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board reversed part of County Executive Chris Abele’s budget last Wednesday, overturning 23 of the 25 budget vetoes he issued. County property taxes will increase 1.4 percent next year to $279.3 million....

Abele talks redevelopment, economy in first inaugural address

Joe Kaiser

May 1, 2012

During his inaugural address on April 24, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele said he plans to push for redevelopment of the Park East Freeway land and the Downtown Transit Center on the city's lakefront. According to Abele’s...

Milwaukee County Executive candidates’ debate highlights differences

Brooke Goodman

January 25, 2011

The first joint appearance of the Milwaukee County Executive candidates made one thing clear: For the Feb. 15 primary election, voters must choose between five individuals with very different political and personal background...