County Executive Chris Abele

Courtesy of Chris Abele

Updated at 8:50 p.m. CT

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced Wednesday that he's not running for re-election. This comes after announcing his 2020 re-election campaign in May. 

Marcus Center's Future an Open Question

Apr 8, 2016
Ed Bierman / Flickr

The structural problems at the Mitchell Park Domes have been a reminder for many that Milwaukee County has responsibility for many cultural institutions in the area. Places such as the Milwaukee Public Museum, the zoo and the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, where you might go to see the symphony, ballet or a touring Broadway show.

LaToya Dennis

The relationship between Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Milwaukee County Board is contentious. Abele scored a slight victory on Monday after a judge dismissed the case Milwaukee County Board Chair Theodore Lipscomb’s brought against Abele.   

Back in October of 2015, Lipscomb sued Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele. Lipscomb says two issues are at the heart of the lawsuit.

Milwaukee County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb on Thursday filed a lawsuit against County Executive Chris Abele.  Lipscomb says he has serious concerns over extent of the County

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.  

Chris Abele

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's proposed 2015 budget holds the line on taxes, but at a cost for some employees.

josepha, flickr

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele officially presented his proposed budget for the coming fiscal year. The budget amounts to $1.3 billion. 

Abele Considers Turning Over County Health Care Coverage to New Exchanges

Oct 11, 2013
Chris Abele/Flickr

Milwaukee County leaders are already hearing from many people who stand to be affected by funding levels represented in the proposed county budget.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Thursday delivered his 2014 budget to the county board. His plan totals $1.3 billion and freezes property taxes.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele credits the dedication of staff members for the quick resumption of many services at the Courthouse.

Marti Mikkelson

Workers are making repairs and cleaning up after a weekend fire at the Milwaukee County Courthouse complex.

Marti Mikkelson

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has decided whom he wants to head the parks system: John Dargle.