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4/1/22

1st Quarter 2022 President’s Message

Both the Wisconsin Policy Forum and our two predecessor organizations have consistently stressed the need for governments and school districts to set goals and objectives, measure performance, and use those data to guide budget decision-making. We also hold ourselves to that principle. For the past decade, we have tracked more...Read More
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4/1/22

News & Updates | 1st Quarter 2022

President’s Message Both the Wisconsin Policy Forum and our two predecessor organizations have consistently stressed the need for governments and school districts to set goals and objectives, measure performance, and use those data to guide budget decision-making.  Continue reading… Governor Answers Forum’s 911 Call on EMS While the Forum typically...Read More
Event Recap

3/15/22

2022 City of Milwaukee Mayoral Debate

In partnership with City of Milwaukee Mayoral Debate Cavalier Johnson & Bob Donovan With the election for mayor of the City of Milwaukee right around the corner, the Wisconsin Policy Forum, Greater Milwaukee Committee, and Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce hosted a debate that challenged the candidates to address the...Read More
Event Recap

2/3/22

2022 Annual Meeting

The Wisconsin Policy Forum’s 2022 Annual Meeting was held on February 3rd, 2022. In light of the surge in COVID-19 cases, and after careful consideration, we decided to hold the meeting virtually. We installed our officers and our very impressive slate of new and re-elected members of our Board of...Read More
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1/4/22

News & Updates | 4th Quarter 2021

President’s message If our overheated election cycles were not a sufficient reminder of the intensity of our political divisions, then the almost daily vitriolic disputes over issues ranging from mask-wearing to K-12 curricula to the conduct of elections have hammered the point home: Wisconsin is an exceedingly divided state and...Read More
Newsletter

1/4/22

4th Quarter 2021 President’s Message

If our overheated election cycles were not a sufficient reminder of the intensity of our political divisions, then the almost daily vitriolic disputes over issues ranging from mask-wearing to K-12 curricula to the conduct of elections have hammered the point home: Wisconsin is an exceedingly divided state and our political...Read More
Event Recap

12/10/21

Forum Friday: Creating a Sustainable Future for Local Parks

For the December 2021 installment of our virtual event series, Forum Friday, we focused on local park systems in Wisconsin, which are encountering hurdles but also some opportunities and increased usage amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Helping us explore these issues were our Forum Friday guests: David Crowley, County Executive, Milwaukee...Read More
Interactive Data

11/11/21

Midwest Tax Comparison

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Interactive Data

10/21/21

Milwaukee and Madison: Federal Aid Helps Balance 2022 Budgets

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