Why Milwaukee County government sucks

I’m working on a piece about Milwaukee County. I was having trouble finding supervisor salaries, so I called the county offices. I was switched to 3 different departments and then put on hold for about 12 minutes.

The answer when someone finally got back to me? I’d have to submit an open records request if I wanted that information.

Don’t worry. I found it anyway. But it’s a clue, by Scott, as to why the county’s in shambles. I’ve called governments across the state to gather salary data before without any roadblocks. Why would I find one now?

More later!