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Laura Dresser

Laura Dresser, Center on Wisconsin Strategy associate director.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Hitting Low-Wage Workers Hardest

COVID-19 Pandemic Hitting Low-Wage Workers Hardest

Low-wage workers are more likely to lose their job and get the virus.

Wisconsinites Starting To Ignore Stay-At-Home Order

Wisconsinites Starting To Ignore Stay-At-Home Order

State residents starting to experience “quarantine fatigue.”

Reopen Wisconsin Rally Planned

Reopen Wisconsin Rally Planned

A group is organizing a protest of the stay at home order, much like the one in Michigan.

Op Ed: Trump Running On The Economy
Op Ed

Trump Running On The Economy

But warning signs are flashing nationally and in Wisconsin.

Midwest, State’s Racial Gaps Grow

Midwest, State’s Racial Gaps Grow

State’s African Americans far behind in education, employment, wages.

State’s Middle Class Hasn’t Rebounded

State’s Middle Class Hasn’t Rebounded

Study finds 55.7% of state’s households are middle-income, down from 59.7% in 2000.

Left Behind by the Economic Recovery

Left Behind by the Economic Recovery

Study of state shows stagnant wages for most and pockets of rural and urban unemployment.

Op Ed: BadgerCare Changes Will Hurt Workers
Op Ed

BadgerCare Changes Will Hurt Workers

Most Medicaid recipients work, could lose health care under Walker proposal.

Wisconsin Budget: Uneven Progress for Wisconsin Workers
Wisconsin Budget

Uneven Progress for Wisconsin Workers

Slow job growth, wage stagnation and one in four workers earn poverty wages.