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No two stories are the same, and while they have similarities, Milwaukee County’s fiscal crisis is different from the city’s. However, it is a...
If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it a thousand times: the health care industry is evolving. Advocate Aurora Health and Atrium Health’s pending union...
In the City of Milwaukee COVID-19 cases are not trending upward. In fact, since August, the City of Milwaukee has seen a largely sustained downward trend in total COVID cases, deaths, and percent of tests coming back positive.
Damage to businesses is devastating.
Business has a role to play in helping address Milwaukee’s inequalities.
Marc Lasry addressed the MMAC board of directors this week to discuss the future of the Milwaukee Bucks and the need for a new arena. When asked by a board member what the fallback plan was if we don't have a new downtown entertainment center to host the Bucks, he noted, “There is really no fallback plan.”
The past is defined by the rise and fall of great metropolises. Rising like Berlin, Atlanta, Shanghai; falling like Rio, Detroit, and Athens. The future will be less lenient on those regions that fail to plan, act and commit to economic development strategies.
Four months ago, at the onset of Wisconsin's state budget process, we asked Gov. Scott Walker and state legislators to partner with us toward our MMAC goal of increasing the number of high-performing educational options in Milwaukee.
The MMAC and its Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE) are proud to be celebrating 25 years of the Future 50 program this year. While much has changed in our economy and our community during that time, recognizing our fast-growing, local companies is as important – if not more – than ever.