5-County Tax Freedom Day
Murphy’s Law: About that Miller Park Economic Impact
Murphy’s Law

About that Miller Park Economic Impact

New study greatly exaggerates the benefits — as it was expected to do.

AFP-WI Applauds Gov. Evers for Ending Miller Park Perk

AFP-WI Applauds Gov. Evers for Ending Miller Park Perk

Bipartisan rebuke of corporate welfare keeps more money in Wisconsinites’ pockets

The Battle to Sunset the Miller Park Tax is Finally Over

The Battle to Sunset the Miller Park Tax is Finally Over

"I am happy to see this is finally happening."

Excess from the Miller Park Tax Should Be Returned to the 5 Counties

Excess from the Miller Park Tax Should Be Returned to the 5 Counties

"The District has stated that barring any significant shift in economic conditions, they will be ready to officially sunset the tax at their March 2020 meeting."

Murphy’s Law: Taxpayers Make Bucks, Brewers Rich
Murphy’s Law

Taxpayers Make Bucks, Brewers Rich

Forbes sees huge growth in value of franchises since taxpayer-financed stadiums built.

Rep. Neylon Issues Statement on Stadium Tax Vote

Rep. Neylon Issues Statement on Stadium Tax Vote

"I am pleased to see the Miller Park Stadium Board has finally voted to bring the five-county stadium tax to an end in 2020."

Murphy’s Law: The Wealth Gap and Miller Park’s Deal
Murphy’s Law

The Wealth Gap and Miller Park’s Deal

American Family's deal for stadium naming rights shows how the rich get richer.

Murphy’s Law: Miller Park Tax Ends in 2020. Not.
Murphy’s Law

Miller Park Tax Ends in 2020. Not.

Despite “sunset,” taxpayers will subsidize stadium until 2040, with total costs unknown.

Murphy’s Law: The Bogus Studies of Miller Park
Murphy’s Law

The Bogus Studies of Miller Park

How we've been misled -- repeatedly -- about Brewers “economic impact.”

Murphy’s Law: The Failed Promise of Miller Park
Murphy’s Law

The Failed Promise of Miller Park

It didn’t make Brewers more competitive, yet its price tag keeps rising.

Murphy’s Law: Why Miller Park’s Tax Never Ends
Murphy’s Law

Why Miller Park’s Tax Never Ends

Perhaps because the stadium’s public board cares more about the team than taxpayers.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Preservation, Miller Park Sales Tax, The War on Bob Donovan, and More
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Preservation, Miller Park Sales Tax, The War on Bob Donovan, and More

Welcome to the sixth installment of Eyes on Milwaukee. This week I take an initial look at Alderman Witkowski's attempt to redefine Milwaukee's historic preservation ordinance, the Miller Park sales tax's sunset, the ugly turn Juarez versus Donovan has taken, and more.

Murphy’s Law: The Embarrassing Failure of Miller Park
Murphy’s Law

The Embarrassing Failure of Miller Park

The Milwaukee Brewers have begun the season with a horrendous start, one that is setting franchise records for futility.

Murphy’s Law: The Truth About Miller Park
Murphy’s Law

The Truth About Miller Park

Those looking for a frank assessment of Miller Park are unlikely to find it in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which rarely criticizes anything connected to the home team.