Wisconsin BudgetJan 18th, 2017 by Jon Peacock
Lagging tax collections, meager state and UW reserves, sluggish state economy driving problems.
Wisconsin BudgetDec 29th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Quietly released report shows anemic tax collections, points to budget problems.
Wisconsin BudgetDec 23rd, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Number of uninsured children in Wisconsin would rise from 49,000 to 96,000.
Wisconsin BudgetDec 8th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Labor Department rule, stalled by judge, would raise pay for 187,000 Wisconsin workers.
Wisconsin BudgetNov 25th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
State faces $693 million shortfall, with tax collections $350 million below projections.
Op-EdNov 17th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Will Trump support workers with hike in federal minimum?
Wisconsin BudgetOct 24th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
2015-16 budget balance falls short, and tax growth this fiscal year puts biennial budget further behind.
Wisconsin BudgetOct 7th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Wisconsin Hospital Association’s data shows far less unpaid health care costs shifted to other systems, payers.
Wisconsin BudgetSep 21st, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Poverty remains well above pre-recession level, and extreme disparities continue.
Wisconsin BudgetSep 20th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
But there are still 323,000 uninsured Wisconsinites.
Wisconsin BudgetSep 9th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
New data shows shortfall that could cause problems if slower revenue growth continues.
Wisconsin BudgetSep 6th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Slow job growth, wage stagnation and one in four workers earn poverty wages.