Wisconsin BudgetNov 3rd, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Dozens on November ballot statewide, totaling $1.34 billion, many times higher than any previous election.
Wisconsin BudgetOct 23rd, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
In last five years, number of children dropped 3.2% statewide, but more than 10% in many northern counties.
Wisconsin BudgetOct 14th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Modern version of food stamps is powerfully effective anti-poverty tool, report finds.
Wisconsin BudgetOct 6th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
House GOP’s 10-year plan cuts taxes for rich by $2.6 trillion while slashing programs for poor, middle class.
Wisconsin BudgetOct 3rd, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
State prisons are way over capacity; officials propose contracting with county jails.
Wisconsin BudgetSep 28th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Meanwhile, urban counties nationally and in southeast Wisconsin have decreased prison admission rates.
Wisconsin BudgetSep 23rd, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Marquette poll shows 51% of Wisconsinites support a large minimum wage hike.
Wisconsin BudgetSep 15th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Weekly wages would be 5% higher for non-union private sector male workers if unionization was at 1979 levels.
Wisconsin BudgetSep 14th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Gov. Walker's back-to-school sales tax holiday comes with a $11 million a year price tag.
Wisconsin BudgetAug 30th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
In real dollars state support of UW System has plummeted by one-third since 2001.
Wisconsin BudgetAug 19th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Number served has dropped 21%, affecting early development of low-income kids.
Wisconsin BudgetAug 16th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Even with benefits, they earn 11% less. And the gap is growing.