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Tim Smeeding

Tim Smeeding, a UW-Madison economist.

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Economist Urges $10 Minimum Wage

Economist Urges $10 Minimum Wage

Professor says $15 too high, but state could take incremental steps.

Trump Directives Fall Flat in Wisconsin

Trump Directives Fall Flat in Wisconsin

President’s executive action on unemployment and evictions cause ‘uncertainty and confusion’, Evers says

Ryan’s New Foundation Will Fight Poverty

Ryan’s New Foundation Will Fight Poverty

Janesville-based American Idea Foundation will promote free market, kick-started with $7 million in campaign funds.

Poverty Hasn’t Declined in State

Poverty Hasn’t Declined in State

Study finds no decline since Great Recession. Milwaukee County the worst: 17% in poverty.

Milwaukee County Poverty Persists

Milwaukee County Poverty Persists

New study shows Milwaukee is now state’s only county worse than national average in poverty.

Support Grows for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act
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Support Grows for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act

Bold legislation to fight poverty with real solutions garners support from leaders in Wisconsin and across the country

Op-Ed: Contraceptives Key to Fighting Poverty Cycle
Op-Ed

Contraceptives Key to Fighting Poverty Cycle

UW-Madison study shows long-acting contraceptives like IUDs reduce unwanted pregnancies, single moms, poverty.

What Would Tommy Do?

What Would Tommy Do?

A Republican governor was once UW’s greatest champion. Those days are long gone.