Milwaukee mayoral candidates say big changes needed to boost economy, stem population decline

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Milwaukee needs big changes to stem a declining population, boost the economy and become a top-tier city, the seven mayoral candidates told a WisPolitics.com-Milwaukee Press Club forum.
The primary is Tuesday.
Responding to a question on what the city is missing as fellow liberal stronghold Madison grows, candidates at Turner Hall last night proposed a variety of solutions. Discrimination, segregation, low wages and younger, educated workers leaving the city are some of the problems candidates said the next mayor will need to address.
Blatant discrimination, a lack of affordable housing and ot...

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