Home / Tag: city budget
09.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive Scott Walker both released their 2010 budgets Thursday morning. I�m wading through them now, but at least one of them seems to have been crafted in Fantasy Land. And I�m not talking about Barrett�s budget, although I have questions about it. In his city budget overview, Barrett�s upfront about the challenges facing the city. State aid has flatl...
07.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The ink on the state�s biennial budget is barely dry and we�re already talking about the 2010 budgets for the county and city. Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker had his department heads deliver their shocking news without much of a heads up (or participation by the public or the county supervisors) but Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett decided to confront the grim news heads on, in public, at the ...