Sep 28th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Meanwhile, urban counties nationally and in southeast Wisconsin have decreased prison admission rates.
Sep 23rd, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Marquette poll shows 51% of Wisconsinites support a large minimum wage hike.
Sep 21st, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Poverty remains well above pre-recession level, and extreme disparities continue.
Sep 20th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
But there are still 323,000 uninsured Wisconsinites.
Sep 15th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Weekly wages would be 5% higher for non-union private sector male workers if unionization was at 1979 levels.
Sep 14th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Gov. Walker's back-to-school sales tax holiday comes with a $11 million a year price tag.
Sep 9th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
New data shows shortfall that could cause problems if slower revenue growth continues.
Sep 6th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Slow job growth, wage stagnation and one in four workers earn poverty wages.
Aug 30th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
In real dollars state support of UW System has plummeted by one-third since 2001.
Aug 25th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Studies of 31 states extending Obamacare show better health and budget savings.
Aug 22nd, 2016 by Jon Peacock
26% of families below poverty line get assistance; was 96% in 1991.
Aug 19th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Number served has dropped 21%, affecting early development of low-income kids.