When Rob Henken and his fellow researchers at the Wisconsin Policy Forum set out a few years ago to study Milwaukee city and county’s backlog of need infrastructure repairs and replacements, they knew they were likely to come up with a long to-do list. What they discovered still came as a bit of a shock.Read More »
In my 17 years of work in government and my four-plus years as president of the Public Policy Forum, I have never had comments I made to a reporter as utterly distorted and mischaracterized as those attributed to me in a June 20 article on TIF extensions in The Daily Reporter.Read More »
A green light from the state attorney general’s office has emboldened a Milwaukee alderman to renew his request to extend TIF districts to pay for roadwork in the city.Read More »
The Public Policy Forum will hold a Milwaukee County executive candidates’ forum from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The discussion will focus on key questions and policy considerations outlined in ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane The real estate market could determine if Milwaukee County has an extra $8 million to spend on major projects in 2011. Nearly half of the county‘s proposed $17.2 million capital improvement budget relies on the county selling ...
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Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Builders are pushing Wisconsin governments to stop trying to balance their budgets by putting construction projects on the back burner. Milwaukee County emerged as an example Tuesday when the Public Policy Forum Inc., Milwaukee, reported the county ...Read More »