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Growing up: Analysis of city of Milwaukee economic development efforts - full report

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 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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