Public Policy Forum Blog

September 1, 2017 - 3:42pm
The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) and Bublr Bikes just took a significant step forward in integrating their two systems by partnering on a new “Buslr” pass. The pass allows users to swipe the same card when boarding an MCTS bus as when...
August 22, 2017 - 11:40am
Mayor Tom Barrett's recent call for a 0.5% City of Milwaukee sales tax to support public safety and crime prevention comes as no surprise to the Public Policy Forum. In fact, our most recent analyses of the City budget saw this coming. Last...
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...

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