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State lawmakers Tuesday are batting around a plan by Gov. Walker to cut property taxes by $100 million.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett introduced a budget Tuesday that would modestly raises taxes. The typical homeowner would pay about $18 more in 2014.

Waukesha County Executive Dan Vrakas' five year capital improvment plan includes major upgrades to the courthouse as well as heavily traveled roadways.

Milwaukee Mayor's Budget Adds 100 Police Officers

Aug 20, 2013

Milwaukee’s recent violent crime wave is on the mayor’s mind as he plans the city budget for 2014.

It appears at least one real estate developer has expressed interest in buying public buildings in Wisconsin. Sales are allowable, under the new state budget.

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Governor Scott Walker signed the biennial state budget into law this past Sunday, using his substantial line item veto power to eliminate 58 items from the document.

The Common Council has voted to continue requiring city workers to live in Milwaukee.

Waukesha's Vrakas Praises New State Budget

Jul 1, 2013

Waukesha County Executive Dan Vrakas says there are several items in the new two-year state budget that will help Waukesha County, such as increased transit aid.

He adds that he's confident local officials will craft effective strategies to handle things the new spending plan will make more challenging

Milwaukee’s mayor says it’s almost as if the state budget goes out of its way to harm the city.

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Gov. Scott Walker has signed a new two-year, $68 billion budget. It includes a $650 million income tax cut, expands private school vouchers, rejects a federal expansion of Medicaid and bans existing residency rules.

Gov. Walker could wipe out Milwaukee’s long-standing residency requirement this weekend.

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Milwaukee may use a sizable chunk of money from its contingent fund, to handle city-owned foreclosed properties.

Van Hollen Unhappy with Several GOP Budget Items

Jun 24, 2013

Wisconsin Att. Gen. J.B. Van Hollen is not pleased with several provisions fellow Republicans tucked inside the proposed 2013-15 state budget.

Budget Bill Goes to Governor

Jun 21, 2013
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After hours of debate, following weeks of debate, the Wisconsin State Senate yesterday passed a proposed biennial budget for the state. 

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Gov. Walker is expressing satisfaction with the budget the Legislature has approved. Lawmakers made several changes to the governor's initial plan.

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