Promises about Small Business on Abele-O-Meter

Temporarily exempt small-business start-ups from property taxes

"Will grant a short-term property tax exemption for new small business startups based on new net jobs created in Milwaukee County."

Create fund to make loans and grants to start-up and expanding businesses

Will direct revenue from land and building sales "into a segregated fund to provide loans and grants to businesspeople eager to launch or expand ventures but are having trouble finding startup capital in the current tight credit market."