No, it’s not cheaper to keep them

Urban Milwaukee
July 7, 2015

In Urban Milwaukee, Wisconsin Budget Project Director Jon Peacock writes, “As the legislature nears a vote this week on using taxpayer dollars to help build a new Bucks arena, Gov. Scott Walker‘s primary argument for subsidizing the Bucks continues to be the contention that it’s “cheaper to keep them.” That isn’t exactly an uplifting slogan, but it seems to be the strongest argument the governor can muster. With that in mind, let’s review the arguments about the cost-effectiveness of public subsidies for the proposed arena.”

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