3rd Quarter, 2007

The Forum took home the Governmental Research Association’s (GRA) first place award in the Outstanding Policy Achievement category for its research on economic development in the Milwaukee region. The award was presented to Research Director Anneliese Dickman and Senior Researcher Ryan Horton at...

1st Quarter, 2007

Forum elects five new board members. At its 94th annual meeting, the Public Policy Forum elected the following members to its Board of Trustees.

4th Quarter, 2006

Economic development report cites lack of plan, accountability. Common council committee asks for resumption of annual report. No sooner did “Growing Up”, a comprehensive report on the city of Milwaukee’s economic development efforts, appear in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel than an intense...

3rd Quarter, 2006

As President Jeff Browne said at our last board meeting, an important part of insuring the long-term viability of the Forum is to increase membership so that it accounts for at least 50% of Forum revenue. We can reach that goal with the help of each and every board member.

2nd Quarter, 2006

Forum President Jeff Browne and a team of Forum researchers, including James Robinson, Melissa Lemke, and Liz Elwart, have begun work on the race relations survey. During the last several weeks, the team has been meeting with groups of African Americans, Hispanics, and whites to develop a...