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10/1/21

3rd Quarter 2021 Presidents Message

This fall will mark the 10th consecutive year that the Forum has produced annual reviews of both the Milwaukee County and City of Milwaukee proposed budgets. In each of those years, there has been one certainty: given the fierce financial challenges facing both governments, a primary focus would be which...Read More
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10/1/21

News & Updates | 3rd Quarter 2021

President’s message This fall will mark the 10th┬áconsecutive year that the Forum has produced annual reviews of both the Milwaukee County and City of Milwaukee proposed budgets. In each of those years, there has been one certainty: given the fierce financial challenges facing both governments, a primary focus would be...Read More
Event Recap

9/24/21

Forum Friday: Back-to-School Challenges and Opportunities

For the September 2021 installment of our virtual event series, Forum Friday, we focused on the array of issues facing Wisconsin school districts as students return to the classroom after the unprecedented events of the last 18 months. Helping us explore these and other back-to-school issues were our Forum Friday...Read More

8/31/21

13.1 percent of households in Wisconsin receive food stamps

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8/2/21

Tight property tax limits could have unintended consequences, report finds

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Event Recap

7/30/21

Forum Friday: Re-Imagining Public Safety in Milwaukee

For the July 2021 installment of our virtual event series, Forum Friday, we focused on efforts to re-imagine public safety in Milwaukee. Discussion included an overview of police reform discussions and challenges in Milwaukee and learned more about the city task force recently formed to look at diverting certain nonviolent...Read More
Interactive Data

7/15/21

UWM in the wake of the pandemic

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Newsletter

7/2/21

News & Updates | 2nd Quarter 2021

News & Updates | 2nd Quarter 2021 President’s message During the second quarter the Forum completed two more fire and EMS service sharing studies (one for the villages of Union Grove and Yorkville and the other for the City of Milton). When added to the three we completed in the...Read More
Newsletter

7/2/21

2nd Quarter 2021 Presidents Message

During the second quarter the Forum completed two more fire and EMS service sharing studies (one for the villages of Union Grove and Yorkville and the other for the City of Milton). When added to the three we completed in the fourth quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021 (for municipalities in Jefferson, La Crosse, and Ozaukee counties), that makes five in less than a year. ...Read More