Venison Sausage: An Inside Look at the Financing Package and Plans for the New Arena

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015
noon - 1:30 p.m. CDT

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Overview

Bruce Block, an attorney at law, and Peter Feigin, president of the Milwaukee Bucks, will speak on the political processes involved in getting the financing package for the new arena passed. The lecture will touch on financing issues related to the city, county, and state, as well as the various dynamics at play and how they affected the final decision. The lecture will touch on the physical planning of the arena, how it will be integerated into the city, how it will respond to various local interests, etc. The lecture will address the larger issues involved with public support of a private sports arena. Bruce and Peter will answer questions pertaining to hot button issues related to the arena, i.e. what will happen to fourth street.

Speakers

Bruce Block

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