Public Policy Forum Blog

October 25, 2016 - 11:38am
One of the most difficult challenges for Forum researchers as we seek to objectively analyze the Milwaukee County, City of Milwaukee, and Milwaukee Public Schools budgets each year is to point out the long-term financial challenges facing each...
October 24, 2016 - 9:22am
When it comes to transportation, we are living in a dynamic period of innovation. Concurrent with the rise of smart phones, Milwaukee and cities across the world recently have introduced carsharing, bikesharing, ridesourcing, and other new ways of...
October 17, 2016 - 7:20am
If there is one thing you can count on pertaining to the City of Milwaukee’s annual proposed budget, it’s this: all things being equal, you’re going to get a fiscally responsible budget that preserves key services and addresses pressing...
October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
The Forum’s annual review of the County Executive’s proposed budget typically finds a half dozen or so key decisions that particularly merit our scrutiny based on their long-term financial impact and the controversy they have engendered with the...

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