1st Quarter, 2008

The Forum has reached agreement with the recently formed Community Justice Council to become its research arm. The council is made up of 27 members from all levels of government and a variety of agencies, legal groups, and non-profits. Its purpose is to “ensure crime reduction, victim support,...

4th Quarter, 2007

The Forum’s selection committee has tapped Rob Henken as the next president to replace Jeff Browne, who is stepping down in March. Rob currently is director of Milwaukee County’s Department of Administrative Services. He will be the Forum’s ninth president in the organization’s 95 years.

3rd Quarter, 2007

The Forum took home the Governmental Research Association’s (GRA) first place award in the Outstanding Policy Achievement category for its research on economic development in the Milwaukee region. The award was presented to Research Director Anneliese Dickman and Senior Researcher Ryan Horton at...

1st Quarter, 2007

Forum elects five new board members. At its 94th annual meeting, the Public Policy Forum elected the following members to its Board of Trustees.

4th Quarter, 2006

Economic development report cites lack of plan, accountability. Common council committee asks for resumption of annual report. No sooner did “Growing Up”, a comprehensive report on the city of Milwaukee’s economic development efforts, appear in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel than an intense...