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Are urban areas at a development disadvantage?

By Marie Rohde

staff writer

Eaton Corp., now located in one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, is being wooed to move to the Milwaukee County Research Park in Wauwatosa using both tax incremental financing and $20 million in federal New Market Tax Credits designed to encourage business development in poor communities. This kind of poaching happens often, but is it fair?

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Money disappears for Intermodal train shed work (access required)

By Marie Rohde No money is available to build a train shed at the Milwaukee Intermodal Station even though the project is required to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards. The money for the station improvements had been included as ...

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