The City of Milwaukee is in a very ripe place at the moment.
There is opportunity, ongoing projects and proposals to move the city forward towards a brighter future.
But in order to do all that we have the potential to do, we need strong leadership, integrity and transparency.
Candidate for City of Milwaukee Comptroller Johnny Thomas has the right experience and qualities to calculate a brighter future for Milwaukee.
Johnny Thomas is a former Milwaukee County Board Supervisor where he was recognized for his ability to bringing people together and getting things done.
From both the public and private sectors, Thomas has gained broad support for his hard work that addresses some of the toughest issues in the city head on including high unemployment, transit funding and controlling taxes and fees.
Thomas served as the chairman of the Finance and Audit Committee where he was responsible for an annual budget of $1.5 billion. Recently, Thomas announced his vision for the Office of Comptroller.
We feel confident that Johnny Thomas will be ready on day one to best serve as the City’s chief financial officer.
From Johnny’s transparency plan to help hold more city officials accountable, we understand that he is committed to eliminating wasteful government spending, strengthening budget responsibility and delivering government services for residents in a more effective and efficient manner.
We know that Thomas will work as diligently as he has in the past to ensure that he is a watchdog for taxpayers, and that the City has the proper resources to make good on its promises to create good jobs in our community.
There is no one more qualified or better able to do the job of Milwaukee City Comptroller than Johnny Thomas.
Johnny Thomas is the change we need in the Comptroller’s office and we encourage our readers to vote for Thomas on April 5.