Public Policy Forum Research


Our research staff also tackles issues in several other policy areas, such as social services, community justice, transportation, and parks, recreation & culture, where our expertise and impartiality are valued by policymakers and engaged citizens.

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Apr, 2003
Analysis of 2003 property taxes uncovered conflicting messages for hte region's taxpayers.
Oct, 2002
Download the Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Annual Report Card on Charitable Giving.
Mar, 2002
In 2001, the City of Milwaukee's residential tax base grew at a surprising rate of 12%.
Jun, 2001
The City of Milwaukee ascended to 6th on the Public Policy Forum's tax rate ranking from 16th last year among the 68 cities and villages in the 5-county metro area.
Nov, 2000
Although Waukesha County and Milwaukee County differ in many ways, they have similar budgets for 2001.
Oct, 2000
The City of Milwaukee approaches 2001 in a stable economic position.