Budget Cuts Archives

Mayor proposes cutting 120 police officers in 2021 budget

September 24, 2020

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is proposing to cut 120 police officers in the 2021 city budget. He presented his budget Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Barrett said the coronavirus pandemic has caused budget challenges and a drop in revenue. Milwaukee’s bond rating was recently downgraded by two notches making it more difficult for the city to… [Read More]

White House budget proposal cuts $8.6 billion from HUD

February 20, 2020

Programs serving low-and-moderate income consumers to end or suffer severe cuts By Charlene Crowell Once again, the White House Budget Proposal slashes funding and programs that many low-and moderate-income consumers rely upon. From higher education to a repeated attack to deny the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau its full funding and financial independence from the annual… [Read More]