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Taking Care of Business

An Analysis of Business Improvement Districts in Milwaukee County

June 2017

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On the Money?

The City of Milwaukee's Uncommon Revenue Structure and How it Compares to Peer Cities

June 2017

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Joining Forces

Exploring service sharing opportunities for Milwaukee Public Schools

June 2017

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Property Assessment

Understanding Property Valuation and Shifting Tax Burdens

June 2017

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Budget Brief

2018 Proposed Budget Milwaukee Public Schools

May 2017

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Exploring Public Health Service Sharing and Consolidation in Oak Creek and South Milwaukee

May 2017

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Focus

Focus #25

2018

Uprooted: Evictions in Wisconsin

Focus #24

2018

Municipal Voters Approve Levy Hikes

Focus #23

2018

School Referenda Reach New Heights

Focus #22

2018

Under the Gun on Conservation Funding

Focus #21

2018

Challenge and Change Ahead for the State Budget

Focus #20

2018

Wisconsin’s Prison Population on the Rise

Focus #19

2018

Rural Counties Face Psychiatrist Shortage

Focus #18

2018

Paying the Rent

Focus #17

2018

A Building Recovery

Focus #16

2018

Are “Dark Store” Property Tax Challenges on the Rise?

Focus #15

2018

A Tale of Two Cities (and Counties)

Focus #14

2018

Ruling Triggers Rise in State Sales Taxes, Potential Cut in Income Taxes

Focus #13

2018

Wisconsin’s birth rate is falling, but why?

Focus #12

2018

Municipal Street Quality: A Bumpier Ride?

Focus #11

2018

How should local governments respond to declining transit ridership?

Focus #10

2018

Local governments turn to “wheel taxes” as other revenues lag

Focus #9

2018

New CBO report raises concerns for deficit, federal aid

Focus #8

2018

Is Municipal Debt Rising Too Fast?

Focus #7

2018

Foxconn Could Bring Big Changes to Transportation, Transit

Focus #6

2018

AFRs & CAFRs, Surpluses & Deficits

Focus #5

2018

On the Ballot: The Fate of Wisconsin’s State Treasurer

Focus #4

2018

Wisconsin’s Teacher Workforce: Trends in Supply and Turnover

Focus #3

2018

Spring Elections in Wisconsin

Focus #2

2018

School Finance: Here vs. Elsewhere

Focus #1

2018

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