Try to see beyond the streetcar
January 26, 2015 09:46 AM
With all of the somewhat extreme and dramatic claims being made in the streetcar debate, it is time to remind everyone about the already approved and ongoing efforts in Milwaukee that are not being mentioned by either side, but that go hand in hand with the streetcar project.

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Cybersecurity talent shortage matter of economic and national security
January 23, 2015 11:41 AM
In the (first) Cold War, Americans worried about nuclear attack and a retaliatory Armageddon that would have reduced the world to a smoldering wreck

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SBA lending and mentoring fuel growth for Wisconsin small businesses
January 22, 2015 12:06 PM
On Tuesday night, Americans saw Colorado sub shop owner Carolyn Reed at the State of the Union address, representing America's small businesses and their importance in driving the economic recovery.

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State must intervene with underperforming schools
January 20, 2015 11:25 AM
There has been an abundance of media coverage the last few weeks regarding the school accountability debate that has been revived in the State Legislature's new session.

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Celebrate King Day with quiet contemplation
January 19, 2015 10:35 AM
When I introduced a resolution to the Milwaukee County Board making Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a major county holiday, I did it out of my great respect for the fallen civil rights leader and humanitarian.

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IQ Corridor: more talk than walk
January 16, 2015 09:24 AM
For decades, political and economic thinkers have been talking up the potential virtues of closer connections between Madison and Milwaukee.

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UWM has been blessed with fine chancellors
January 15, 2015 12:02 PM
Mark Mone, Ph.D., knows he has some very big shoes to fill as the new chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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These political decisions will have major consequences
January 14, 2015 10:19 AM
If it seems like so many public policy decisions are hanging fire in Wisconsin these days, it's only because they are.

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Safe & Sound refocuses mission
January 13, 2015 12:08 PM
With a newly established strategic plan, Safe & Sound is beefing up its community organizing and youth organizing initiatives to build safe, empowered neighborhoods and refocusing its funding in order to maximize its impact.

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Economic momentum is gaining speed in 2015
January 12, 2015 09:50 AM
Greg Ip is the editor for The Economist.

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A better way to fund municipal roads
January 7, 2015 09:35 AM
Partnership is the key to economic success. Wisconsin's villages and cities invite the Wisconsin Legislature to become partners in the state's prosperity. Instead of debating whether and how the state can or should limit local government authority, the League of Wisconsin Municipalities is proposing a partnership focusing on the future.

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