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September 27, 2013

Abele budget increases busing, freezes taxes

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abeleâ;€™s 2014 budget proposal increases bus service by 20,000 miles and includes $400,000 for worker training.

The budget does not increase property taxes, Abele said while releasing the proposal to the Milwaukee County Board Thursday. Abele said the budget cuts a $15 million deficit projected for the year.

â;€Âoe;We need to, and will continue to need to, make tough decisions,â;€Â; Abele said. â;€Âoe;Those decisions might not be popular to some in the short term, but theyâ;€¦;

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