Public Policy Forum Blog

April 27, 2007 - 2:40am
By: Anonymous
On April 3rd, 2007, history was made. On that day, a French TGV train set a new world speed record of 357 MPH, smashing the old mark of 320 MPH set in 1990.Meanwhile, we may just be setting a record of our own here in Milwaukee County. After 16...
April 25, 2007 - 11:59am
As Rep. Frank Lasee notes this week, Wisconsin's biennial budget, as proposed by the Governor, included several substantive policy provisions. Now that the budget is in the hands of the legislature's Joint Finance Committee, other substantive...
April 24, 2007 - 11:07am
By: Anonymous
Northwestern Mutual (NML), Milwaukee's second largest corporation (112th largest in the United States), is highlighted in a recent Wall Street Journal article as possibly the only company in corporate American that invites a small group of...
April 23, 2007 - 2:40pm
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced a new privately-funded program aimed at moving families out of poverty. The program, Opportunity NYC, is being called a conditional cash transfer program. The basic gist is that participating...

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