Public Policy Forum Research

 

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Mar, 2005
The seven-county southeastern Wisconsin region grew its tax base at a rate faster than the state as a whole for the second year in a row. This year’s 8.9% growth is the highest since 1992, possibly signaling a turn around for the region’s fiscal...
Nov, 2004
Total charitable giving to the 64 bellwether nonprofit organizations in the Greater Milwaukee region increased 4.2 percent or $9.2 million between 2002 and 2003. That increase brought total philanthropic donations to $227.5 million. In light of...
Oct, 2003
Download the Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Annual Report Card on Charitable Giving.
May, 2003
The 147 municipal governments in the seven counties of Southeastern Wisconsin spend $2.1 billion in 2001, the most recent year for which data are available.
Apr, 2003
Analysis of 2003 property taxes uncovered conflicting messages for hte region's taxpayers.
Oct, 2002
Download the Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Annual Report Card on Charitable Giving.

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