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11/10/22

Explore Local Government Debt Levels in Wisconsin

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10/12/22

2022 Salute to Local Government Award Winners

The 30th Annual Salute to Local Government recognized local governments and school districts for innovative problem-solving, efforts to advance racial equity, and public-private cooperation. We also honored individuals in the public sector for excellence and lifetime achievement. ...Read More
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9/30/22

News & Updates | 3rd Quarter 2022

President’s Message On November 16, the Forum will host its 30th annual Salute to Local Government. When the Salute’s creators – one of whom, David Meissner, we will be honoring at this year’s event – started this tradition three decades ago, I don’t think they could have foreseen how the...Read More
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9/30/22

3rd Quarter 2022 President’s Message

On November 16, the Forum will host its 30th annual Salute to Local Government. When the Salute’s creators – one of whom, David Meissner, we will be honoring at this year’s event – started this tradition three decades ago, I don’t think they could have foreseen how the importance of...Read More
Event Recap

7/29/22

Forum Friday: Pandemic Recovery in Wisconsin’s Arts and Cultural Sector

Pandemic Recovery in Wisconsin’s Arts and Cultural Sector Virtual event | July 29, 2022 | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Our July 29 Forum Friday event centered on Wisconsin’s arts and cultural sectors, and how they are faring two years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. We started with an...Read More
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6/30/22

News & Updates | 2nd Quarter 2022

President’s Message A common question from friends and colleagues when discussing the work of the Forum is whether I ever get frustrated by the slow pace of government in responding to the dozens of important policy insights, options, and recommendations we issue each year.  Continue reading…   Our Education Research Finishes...Read More
Newsletter

6/30/22

2nd Quarter 2022 President’s Message

A common question from friends and colleagues when discussing the work of the Forum is whether I ever get frustrated by the slow pace of government in responding to the dozens of important policy insights, options, and recommendations we issue each year. My response has been that while inaction is...Read More
Event Recap

4/29/22

Forum Friday: Responding to Emerging Behavioral Health Challenges

Responding to Emerging Behavioral Health Challenges Virtual event | April 29, 2022 | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. In partnership with Our April 29 Forum Friday event centered on the challenges posed by the escalating prevalence of mental illness and substance use disorders in the wake of the pandemic and how...Read More
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4/12/22

A Little Help: Is Financial Aid Keeping College Affordable in Wisconsin?

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