Walker’s War on Milwaukee County Turns Against Homeless Vets

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You’ll remember One WI Now’s ongoing coverage of Milwaukee County Exec Scott Walker opposition to accepting federal stimulus dollars to help Milwaukee County provide vital services to its residents. Then you’€™ll recall Walker’€™s ridiculous budget proposal that slashed funding for programs serving seniors, the disabled and at-risk youth. Further, Walker’€™s insane budget proposal went directly after the homeless in Milwaukee County’€”he proposed eliminating the ENTIRE county budget for supporting homeless shelters.

Now, Scott’€™s crusade against the poor in Milwaukee has taken a turn for the even worse. Turns out, part of the stimulus Walker was so adamantly opposed to receiving is going to be used to build a home aimed at serving homeless vets.

Walker’€™s stubborn insistence on cutting services for those most in need in Milwaukee County just to score political points underscores his utter failure as leader of Milwaukee County.

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