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Growing up: Analysis of city of Milwaukee economic development efforts

The city of Milwaukee once was – and potentially
still is – an economic powerhouse, the financial
heart of our region, the driver of the entire state
of Wisconsin, and one of the great engines of growth
and prosperity in the Midwest. To develop this
economic potential, the city of Milwaukee invests more
than $100 million every year. But it does so without a
comprehensive economic development plan, which
would include concrete objectives, specific goals, and
an overall strategy.

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