Statements from Milwaukee County

"Eleven years ago, the city of Detroit lifted the residency requirement for police officers and today, 53 percent of officers live outside of the city. If we want the tax base of Milwaukee to resemble the tax base of Detroit, this is the way to go."

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."

Property tax exemptions can be granted to small businesses that move into Milwaukee County.

The city building code violations on my properties only involve exterior issues; "within the households, it’s fine."

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

Regulations on developers have thwarted construction on county-owned land in Milwaukee’s downtown Park East corridor.

Mitchell International Airport is the "the third busiest airport in the world and the number one busiest in the country."

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

"We’ve saved over $100 million of (health care) costs" in Milwaukee County. "I did that."

"I have fought for our shared values without being an ideologue or a partisan"

The City of Milwaukee "uses the building inspection area as a revenue base."

Says he "led the effort to build a new (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) engineering campus in Wauwatosa."

"I never proposed privatizing the (Milwaukee County) airport."

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