Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Milwaukee County Executive Power Grab State Senate Bill 777 Pulled From Committee Hearing

SB 777 relates to: increasing the authority of a county executive from a populous county and other counties and reducing the authority of a county board, budgeting procedures for populous counties, certain other counties, and cities, villages, and towns, and the method for establishing the compensation of county supervisors and county elective officers.

February 20, 2018

Madison, WI -  On Tuesday, Wisconsin State Senator Duey Stroebel (R) the Chair of the Committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection pulled Senate Bill 777 (the Milwaukee County Exec takeover SB 777 bill is similar to Assembly Bill 923) from the committee hearing for Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

Public outcry against SB 777 and opposing Chris Abele, the Milwaukee County Executive's attempt for a none Democratic power grab is a victory for democratic control of Milwaukee County's future.

The SB 777 was introduced by State Senator Van H. Wanggaard (R) and State Senator Lena C. Taylor (D).

Source: WI State Senator Chris Larson (D) and Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

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