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Milwaukee Record: 'Proposed Brewers stadium deal is a short-sighted swing and miss'
A deal like this only really works if it's leveraged to make a greater impact on the surrounding area. That's not what's happening here.
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six-time TEN-TIME Milwaukee Press Club award-winning weekly opinion column and online publication written and published by veteran Milwaukee journalist Dan Shafer. Learn more about it here.
Gov. Tony Evers’ proposal for nearly $300 million state funds for the Brewers’ stadium simply isn’t a good one. Any deal like this needs to be done with the goal of transformative impact. That’s not what’s happening here.
If we’re going to do this, we need to do it right.
This column was published in partnership with Milwaukee Record.
Dan Shafer is a journalist from Milwaukee who writes and publishes The Recombobulation Area. He previously worked at Seattle Magazine, Seattle Business Magazine, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine, and BizTimes Milwaukee. He’s also written for The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Heartland Signal, Belt Magazine, WisPolitics, and Milwaukee Record. He’s won 17 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards. He’s on Twitter at @DanRShafer.
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