It all started with a press conference and kernel of an idea. For the March 2014 issue of Milwaukee Magazine, I analyzed what the economic ramifications of same-sex marriage might be if the state of Wisconsin legalized it. What I found was a large figure, but an even larger impact. Read the story here.
This was an Insider piece I worked on for our January 2014 issue. Leading a tour on an early morning in November, Molly Gilgenbach – director of the “work services program” at Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin – strolls through the various learning labs and classes meeting at the James O. Wright Center for Work […]
The Milwaukee County Transit System has been trapped in a budget-induced death spiral – increased fares and reduced service, leading to fewer riders and less revenue, leading to increased fares and reduced service. But it wasn’t always that way. Can an out-of-state, for-profit company resurrect the public system? Read the story on milwaukeemag.com
The head of Wisconsin’s Medical Examining Board says the state has become a toilet bowl for foreign-trained doctors. But why? Read the story on milwaukeemag.com
When Luke arrived in Milwaukee in 2007, he brought with him the promise of no more digging through purses and pockets for spare change. He brought the prospect of seamless credit card payments to replace antiquated parking meters. He may have oversold what he could offer the city. Read the story on milwaukeemag.com.
Can Milwaukee really transform from old to bold? Yes, say city leaders. From the slightly expected to the rather radical, here’s how to do it by the year 2050. Read the 21 ideas on milwaukeemag.com.
Does economic development work? State government’s not always checking. Read the story at milwaukeemag.com.