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GOP Lawmakers Seek Control of Federal Aid

GOP Lawmakers Seek Control of Federal Aid

Proposed constitutional amendment gives Legislature control over spending federal funds.

State’s Economists Discuss Rising Inflation

State’s Economists Discuss Rising Inflation

What caused it? How long will it last?

Higher Gas Prices Expected For Months

Higher Gas Prices Expected For Months

But in real dollars lower than in 2014 or 2008.

State Labor Market Presents New Challenges

State Labor Market Presents New Challenges

There's no worker shortage and many jobs' wages are too low, economists say.

State Unemployment Nearing Pre-Pandemic Levels

State Unemployment Nearing Pre-Pandemic Levels

The state's unemployment rate in January was 3.8%.

Wisconsin Economy Shrinks at Unprecedented Rate

Wisconsin Economy Shrinks at Unprecedented Rate

State sees biggest quarterly drop in recorded history.

Pandemic Still Hurting State Economy

Pandemic Still Hurting State Economy

Downturn far worse than during Great Recession. People’s fears, not shutdown orders, are driving downturn.

Coronavirus Could Hit State Economy Harder

Coronavirus Could Hit State Economy Harder

Wisconsin more dependent on trade than most states, could face bigger downturn.

Trade War Wounds May Heal Soon

Trade War Wounds May Heal Soon

Job losses may be slowing and new trade agreements are offering hope.