Blog Posts by Tamarine Cornelius
Today is Cyber Monday, the first day back in the office after Thanksgiving – and one of the biggest days of the year for online shopping. One thing that will be different this shopping season is that for the first … Read more
Yesterday’s competition between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings ended in a rare tie game. That game is finished, but there is another competition that is still going on between Wisconsin and Minnesota, one that involves job creation … Read more
Wisconsin has been reducing investments that give families access to high-quality child care, a move that will hurt children’s school-readiness and success in later life.
The state legislature’s freeze on child care payments – payments that help make it possible … Read more
After the Illinois governor signs legislation next week approving same-sex marriage, Wisconsin will be nearly surrounded by states that allow same-sex marriage. An overlooked (and let’s face it, kind of unromantic) aspect of the growth in the number of states … Read more
The achievement gap between black students and white students in Wisconsin is the largest in any state, according to a new national report card published this week. This news is especially alarming given that Wisconsin’s cuts to education are among … Read more
Many Wisconsin residents are still feeling the effects of the recession, according to a new county-level analysis released today by the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families.
The income of a typical Wisconsin household is still significantly below what … Read more
Today’s job numbers show little improvement in long-term unemployment
Unemployment benefits kept nearly two million people out of poverty last year, but that number has declined dramatically in recent years as policymakers have curtailed benefits available for unemployed workers, according … Read more