Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker is expected to propose in his 2009 budget to be released next month that the county fund a study on the privatization of Mitchell International Airport.

Walker has floated the idea that he says could raise $1 billion. The idea has not generated much support among county board members and some have raised questions over its viability given the struggles of the airline industry, including high fuel costs.

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