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The Power of Common Ground

Monday, June 20, 2016
Urban Milwaukee

It was two years ago that members of the grass-roots advocacy group Common Ground were researching foreclosed properties in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood. They discovered that a major holder of the mortgages was Nationstar and digging deeper, found that Nationstar was a subsidiary of Fortress Investment Group, a company founded by Milwaukee Bucks owner Wes Edens, who was demanding a huge tax subsidy for a new arena. Read more about The Power of Common Ground

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Momentum for Bucks Arena Slows as Common Ground Steps Up

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Journal Sentinel

"The owners of the Bucks have never proven to anyone that they need public money. Nor do they deserve public money," said a statement by Jennifer O'Hear and Lloyd Johnson, who co-chair Common Ground's Fair Play campaign. Read more about Momentum for Bucks Arena Slows as Common Ground Steps Up

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City Officials Warn of Another Possible Wave of Foreclosures

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Journal Sentinel of Milwaukee

Milwaukee officials on Thursday detailed new concerns that another looming wave of foreclosures could damage vulnerable neighborhoods still recovering from the last housing crisis. Read more about City Officials Warn of Another Possible Wave of Foreclosures

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