Marquette Wire

OLIVER: Selling empty MPS buildings could generate needed revenue

Eric Oliver

October 1, 2013

With a growing home foreclosure rate and declining public school enrollment, Milwaukee has a lot of empty buildings to maintain, and they're costing the city a substantial sum of money. Wisconsin Sen. Alberta Darling and Rep. Joe Sanfelippo recently pro...

Revenue structure endangers city finances

Tim Seeman

September 10, 2009

Milwaukee's financial outlook is becoming increasingly grim because of the city's faulty revenue structure, an independent government watchdog group reported last week. The basis of the problem is simple: The city's expenses...