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May 25, 2010 - 8:45am
By: Anonymous
Milwaukee County Parks Director Sue Black's assertion last week that her department lacks the funds to take over the Farm and Fish Hatchery has reignited debate about the farm. This year's county budget transferred the program – a perennial target...
April 9, 2010 - 7:45am
By: Anonymous
A new study from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) examines the costs of serving homeless individuals and families and explores cost-saving possibilities in differentiating services according to individual characteristics.HUD...
March 2, 2010 - 8:00am
By: Anonymous
Last week’s “Water and People” conference presented by the Marquette University Law School underscored the importance of water to Wisconsin in terms of a natural resource, an economic development driver, and a commodity to be regulated and...
December 22, 2009 - 7:30am
By: Anonymous
The annual cost of operating a high-quality child care or early education center in southeast Wisconsin is an estimated $11,000 per child, more than double the cost of a typical program in the region today, according to the Public Policy Forum’s...
October 6, 2009 - 8:45am
By: Anonymous
You know the drill: Wisconsin’s economic strategy just isn’t measuring up compared to others.A July 18th editorial claimed “Wisconsin is struggling.” It said Iowa seems to have a better plan. An August 8th column by John Torinus argued, “We get...
July 22, 2009 - 2:26pm
By: Anonymous
It is an uphill battle to revitalize downtown retail in this economy, but Milwaukee’s downtown Business Improvement District is responding by hiring Deanna Inniss to recruit retailers to the city.One may question why her list of tasks, as reported...
June 2, 2009 - 11:00am
By: Anonymous
While we wish Milwaukee’s public schools were gaining attention for being top-ranked, or even just “most-improved”, at least the district’s notable challenges have placed it firmly on the radar screen of a number of national programs aiming to help...
May 29, 2009 - 8:00am
By: Anonymous
Lately, mention of child care is likely to evoke recollections of scandal and fraud. What sometimes gets ignored is that child care is an industry in its own right that makes a sizeable contribution to the regional economy.The Public Policy Forum’s...
March 19, 2009 - 9:00am
By: Anonymous
We’ve all heard of the brain drain—that powerful vacuum sucking all of the college-educated young professionals out of cities like Milwaukee. More recent reporting suggests that many who leave later return to the Milwaukee area. What do these...
March 2, 2009 - 8:30am
By: Anonymous
There was much praise for Milwaukee’s year-old effort at criminal justice coordination at Marquette Law School's February 20th conference, “The Future of Community Justice in Wisconsin.” But, more than merely showering members of the Milwaukee...

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