I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.
Mayor McCue - “I do not support unelected boards like MATC and MMSD having the authority to levy taxes, and I fear that is what could happen under his proposal.”
http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/51359837.html (please note - two people speak out in the MJS article on Walker’s plan of breaking up Milwaukee County government, both with former ties to Milwaukee County Government)
Which Mayor McCue is saying that?
Maybe McCue doesn’t know what the RTA – Regional Transit Authority (aka Regional Taxing Authority) is?
The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Transit Authority called Monday for the Legislature to turn the authority into a permanent agency that would oversee all public buses and commuter trains in a three-county region, funded by a sales tax of up to 0.5%.
But to win the legally required six-vote supermajority on the RTA's seven-member board, the recommendations also call for cutting western
Any transit sales tax should replace all property taxes now used for public transit in
Mayor McCue supports the RTA and that is an unelected taxing board! So how can we believe him? I think McCue wants a shot at
Mayor Ryan McCue,
Even when McCue was
Supervisor McCue said since it was lumped together, he supports the transit system and the RTA's number one legislative priority.
Just so we are clear as mud on McCue’s position.
The ideas drew criticism from Cudahy Mayor Ryan McCue, a former
"If elected governor, would (
"Why blow up one form of government only to turn around and create another one, i.e. parks and transit? I do not support unelected boards like MATC and MMSD having the authority to levy taxes, and I fear that is what could happen under his proposal."