Public Policy Forum Blog

August 11, 2017 - 8:55am
With state legislatures across the country struggling to balance their budgets, Governing magazine reports that many are looking to corrections budgets as a source of savings. Interestingly – as reported in a Governing article last week – they are...
August 4, 2017 - 8:10am
The concluding paragraph of our recently released report on the City of Milwaukee’s revenue structure expresses the hope that it will "launch the type of thoughtful deliberation on Milwaukee's financial structure that its current fiscal challenges...
July 31, 2017 - 5:00pm
If you happen to be walking down a commercial corridor in Milwaukee, pause for a moment and take a look around. Do you see any banners? How about planters or special pavers for the crosswalk? Is there a festival taking place or are there any cleanup...
July 31, 2017 - 8:00am
The Forum's recently-released report on the City of Milwaukee's revenue structure is a byproduct of several years of budget analysis and monitoring. Through our examination of the City's annual budget challenges, we became convinced that major...

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