Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
“The economy was booming in 2004 when Oak Creek and Franklin drafted the long-range development plan for the six-mile stretch of 27th Street between College Avenue and County Line Road.”
“Since then, the real estate industry went soft, and the reality of development on South 27th has not lived up to the optimism that preceded the recession. City officials are looking at new public incentive programs, a business improvement district and modifying zoning along the street to attract projects in an economy with fewer development opportunities and heavier competition from other communities.”
“A source of optimism in
Projects in the corridor include Dental Associates’ $9.5 million headquarters and clinic that will open this month. A restaurant and banquet center is planned to replace the former golf dome on
“The (Forward Franklin Economic Development) committee is considering creating
‘We’re not sold on it, we’re not really sure how we would pay for it, but it’s being kicked around,’ he said.”
“’It comes down to is the city serious about budgeting dollars for economic development and, if they’re not, this is all a waste of time,’ (Alderman) Steve Taylor said.”