2nd Quarter, 2014

This year's annual Salute to Local Government awards breakfast - held at the Italian Conference Center on June 25 and attended by more than 450 people - showed that the principles of data-driven decision-making and collaboration are alive and well in southeast Wisconsin's local governments...

1st Quarter, 2014

The Forum's Board of Trustees voted to install Andrew Schiesl as its new chairman at the January 15 annual meeting. Schiesl, who had been Forum secretary for the past three years, replaces Milwaukee businesswoman Susan H. Hatch, who stepped down after a three-year term.

4th Quarter, 2013

With the onset of a new year, Forum staff have reflected on the past year of public policy research and selected our top five research findings.  Last year's list included findings on quality ratings for Milwaukee child care providers, growth in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program,  the...

3rd Quarter, 2013

Nearly 40 public policy researchers from places as far away as Seattle, Birmingham and Rochester traveled to Milwaukee in late July for the annual conference of the Governmental Research Association (GRA). The Forum hosted this year's conference in conjunction...

2nd Quarter, 2013

After a lengthy search, the Forum has hired Virginia Carlson, former director of the Metro Chicago Information Center and former Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as its new research director.  She will succeed Anneliese Dickman, who is leaving the Forum after...

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