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October 31, 2008 - 10:00am
By: Anonymous
One way of looking at MillerCoors' announcement of its new headquarters location is that the company decided to stay in the Milwaukee region after all. Their new headquarters in the West Loop area of downtown Chicago would place them exactly 1 hour...
August 28, 2008 - 9:12am
By: Anonymous
What happens when a large pot of one-time federal funding becomes available to local governments? In the case of Milwaukee County and emergency flood aid, it was the unfortunate incident outside the Coggs Human Services Center. In the case of New...
June 23, 2008 - 9:40am
By: Anonymous
The announcement that the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Research Foundation inked a potentially lucrative licensing deal with a local drug manufacturer is a prime example of the important role that public dollars play in spurring innovation and...
May 5, 2008 - 11:47am
By: Anonymous
Coverage of the Public Policy Forum's latest report, "Milwaukee County's Transit Crisis: How did we get here and what do we do now?" appeared in Sunday's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Unfortunately, the headline was somewhat misleading. It stated that...
April 21, 2008 - 11:55am
By: Anonymous
As recently reported in the Daily Reporter, the Washington Post, and Jim Rowen's The Political Environment blog - the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has initiated a study "assessing the wind power generation potential of the Great Lakes."...
March 31, 2008 - 9:49am
By: Anonymous
A new advocacy group, UWM Downtown, has been formed to encourage the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee to expand its proposed engineering campus in downtown Milwaukee instead of the university's favored suburban location on County grounds in...
March 20, 2008 - 9:06am
By: Anonymous
NAFTA bashing is the new blood sport on the presidential campaign trail. As both major democratic candidates were quick to discover in the Wisconsin and Ohio primaries, their populist message of blaming the upper Midwest's economic woes on free-...
February 21, 2008 - 9:39am
By: Anonymous
My move back to Wisconsin from California in 2001 was largely fueled by my desire to live in Milwaukee - a community that simultaneously embraced the construction of the daring Calatrava addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum and the destruction of...
February 15, 2008 - 9:00am
By: Anonymous
The following is from the Public Policy Forum’s new report, "Tax Increment Financing in Southeastern Wisconsin." Research was funded by Briggs...
January 30, 2008 - 9:22am
By: Anonymous
Here's a twist. Milwaukee lobbying for investment in Chicago. A recent Sun-Times editorial, suggests that leaders in large metro areas (like Milwaukee and Chicago) should band together and lobby the federal government for more investment to spur...

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