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Budget Brief:

2017 Proposed City of Milwaukee Budget

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Budget Brief: Milwaukee County 2018 Executive Budget

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Cultivating Innovation: Is metro Milwaukee prepared for the new knowledge-based economy?

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Cracks in the Foundation: An analysis of building repair and replacement needs at the city and county of Milwaukee

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Property Values and Taxes in Southeast Wisconsin

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Taking Care of Business: An Analysis of Business Improvement Districts in Milwaukee County

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On the Money? The City of Milwaukee's Uncommon Revenue Structure and How it Compares to Peer Cities

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Oct, 2017

Our analysis of the Mayor's proposed City of Milwaukee budget indicates that structural challenges have come to a head. As a result, annual cuts in public safety staffing, as well as property tax increases that exceed the rate of inflation, may become the norm.

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Latest Blog Post

Oct 16, 2017
In our 2018 budget brief, we find that the City of Milwaukee’s unsustainable revenue structure and rising pension costs cast huge shadows over the 2018 proposed budget. A report we published earlier this year, On the Money?, found that Milwaukee relies far more on State aids than other peer cities...

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Oct 17, 2017
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