April 23, 2013

Arena tax should also support school facilities: Common Ground

Nonprofit social-issues group Common Ground has called for $150 million of any public funding for a new arena in downtown Milwaukee to go to improving athletic facilities at public schools in Milwaukee County.

Public-school athletic facilities are in great need of upgrades, Common Ground said April 21.

At this point, no public funding has been proposed for a new arena that would house the Milwaukee Bucks and other athletic and entertainment users. A new sales tax has been discussed by some communityâ;€¦;

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