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10/17/19

2020 City of Milwaukee Budget at a Glance

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10/17/19

2020 City of Madison Budget at a Glance

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10/15/19

2020 Milwaukee County Budget At A Glance

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10/3/19

Unfunded Liabilities for Retiree Health & Life Benefits

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10/1/19

News & Updates | 3rd Quarter 2019

President’s message The recently announced plan by Milwaukee County municipal, county, and business leaders to push for a voter referendum on a one-cent county sales tax is significant on many fronts. The most obvious is the impact a new 1% sales tax – coupled with property tax relief – would have...Read More
Newsletter

10/1/19

3rd Quarter 2019 President’s Message

The recently announced plan by Milwaukee County municipal, county, and business leaders to push for a voter referendum on a one-cent county sales tax is significant on many fronts. The most obvious is the impact a new 1% sales tax – coupled with property tax relief – would have on...Read More
Event Recap

9/30/19

Forum hosts Policy in a Pub with Milwaukee Mayor & County Exec

We saw a record turnout for our Policy in a Pub at Merriment Social in Milwaukee on Monday, September 23. We previewed both the City of Milwaukee’s and Milwaukee County’s 2020 budgets (stay tuned for our budget briefs to be released in October!). Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive Chris...Read More
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8/27/19

Local Governments on the Rise

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7/2/19

News & Updates | 2nd Quarter 2019

President’s message The Forum’s recently released final installment of our five-part series of reports on Milwaukee’s local government infrastructure caps nearly three years of painstaking data collection, interviews, analysis, writing, and editing. There’s no question the time and effort was worth it. Infrastructure financing woes deeply impact metro Milwaukee’s economy...Read More