Project Milwaukee: Creating a Vibrant Regional Economy en Project Milwaukee Forum Excerpts <p>WUWM's Project Milwaukee: Creating A Vibrant Regional Economy forum was held on Thursday, November 15th, 2007 at the UWM School of Continuing Education.<br><br>The 90-minute community forum brought together community leaders and the public to discuss issues of economic development, growth, and jobs in the Milwaukee region.Bob Bach and Jane Hampden served as moderators.<br><br>Susan Bence collected some of the comments made during that discussion.<br><br><strong>Panelists included:</strong><br><br>Renee Booker is president and CEO of the North Avenue Community Development Corporation. Fri, 16 Nov 2007 21:08:52 +0000 Susan Bence 2171 at Project Milwaukee Forum Excerpts Public Policy Forum <p></p><p>Jeffrey Brown is president of Milwaukee’s Public Policy Forum. He talks with Jane Hampden about government redundancy, education and Wisconsin taxes in the final interview of Lake Effect’s Project Milwaukee series.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2007 20:49:37 +0000 Jane Hampden 2169 at Regional 'Cooperation' in southeastern Wisconsin <p></p><p>John Antaramian is mayor of Kenosha; he’s held the office for 13 years. He talks with Jane Hampden about regional cooperation… or lack of it… as part of WUWM’s Project Milwaukee series. WUWM’s community forum, Project Milwaukee: Creating a Vibrant Regional Economy, takes place Thursday at four o’clock on the 7th floor of the Plankinton Building in downtown Milwaukee. WUWM will record the discussion and air the forum on Lake Effect Monday, November 19th.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2007 20:46:02 +0000 cynthia.akey 2168 at Mayor Tom Barrett Shares Top Priorities for Economic Growth <p></p><p>We asked Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett for his perspective on local economic development. He told WUWM's Bob Bach that as mayor, one of his top priorities when it comes to helping the region prosper, is job creation.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2007 20:43:11 +0000 Bob Bach 2158 at County Executive Scott Walker Discusses Economic Challenges <p>As our series on economic development continues, we ask Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker to share his views regarding the challenges the community faces and its successes. Walker tells WUWM's Bob Bach that economic development here is a two-sided tale.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2007 20:39:53 +0000 Bob Bach 2157 at