Taxes up, despite his proposals and vetoes
Says he balanced the Milwaukee County budget "without raising taxes five years in a row."
Support, but not the specific plan
A statewide poll showing 76 percent support and other surveys are a "strong indicator" of broad public support in Milwaukee County for a $10.10 minimum wage
County did come up short, but could have done more, too
"While Act 10 allowed (Milwaukee County) to save some money, it was millions short of what we needed to fill the hole left by the $28 million cut in state aid."
Bigger role; FBI reports are few
The Milwaukee County sheriff’s department "plays only a limited role as a traditional law enforcement agency" and in 2009 reported far fewer crimes to the FBI than the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee police did.
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