Statements about County Budget

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.

Says he’s "never asked for more" than inflationary budget increases in his 10 budgets as Milwaukee County sheriff

On Milwaukee County government’s debt burden

"When Nancy Nusbaum was Brown County executive, spending went up nearly 50 percent."

Multnomah County has faced "11 straight years" of cuts

Says Milwaukee County elected officials drive around in luxury cars "on your dime." 

"I’m the only candidate for Milwaukee County executive that has voted against increasing government pensions."

When the Milwaukee County mental health facility is full, "cops sit out there in their squad cars with a mentally ill patient"  and sometimes "spend an entire shift out there doing that."

"We currently have one guy who is in charge of painting the entire Milwaukee County parks system."

Says he "helped lead an outside audit that’ll save (Milwaukee County) taxpayers over $200 million."

Debbie Jackow "unlike her opponent ... WILL NOT de-fund the 20/20 land program."

Since being elected in 2002, Scott Walker has "given back over $370,000 of his salary to the county."

Jobs incentive program "created over 1,200 high-wage jobs since 2009."

"The downsizing of Pinellas County government resulted in about 1,200 people being laid off in a 12 percent unemployment market. … I can tell you that every one of them was hired from the time that Ms. Latvala went into office in 2000."

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