Wisconsin Budget Project
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 7th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
Wisconsin Hospital Association’s data shows far less unpaid health care costs shifted to other systems, payers.
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 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 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 BudgetSep 9th, 2016 by Jon Peacock
New data shows shortfall that could cause problems if slower revenue growth continues.