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“We don’t want the rest of Wisconsin to become like Milwaukee,” Walker said. Instead, Walker said, they should seek to raise cities like Milwaukee up to the rest of the state.
Barrett countered that during the time that Walker was Milwaukee County executive — from 2002 to 2010, overlapping almost completely with Barrett’s time as mayor — unemployment for the whole county went up by 34 percent, and debt went up 85 percent. “He does not even want the people of this state to remember he was ever the county executive of this county.”