Wisconsin Budget Project
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.
Wisconsin BudgetNov 12th, 2016 by Tamarine Cornelius
Across the state local voters support record level of new resources for schools.
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 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.