The Milwaukee County Board approved a reform package by a 15-3 vote, "meaning Board Supervisors’ salaries will be cut by 20 percent" and "the Board’s budget will be cut by 50 percent."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
Actually, falling home values brought it down
Thanks to actions by the Milwaukee County Board on the 2013 budget, the amount of county taxes on the average home in the city of Milwaukee "would be a $19 decrease."
Some will to some extent
Milwaukee County government employees pay "much more" for their health care than City of Milwaukee or State of Wisconsin employees.
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