January 12, 2017
Wisconsin students attend schools that invest significantly less resources per student than they did a decade ago. School spending in Wisconsin declined in recent years, in contrast to the national trend of increasing resources for schools. Most school spending consists of employee salaries and benefits, and Wisconsin school districts have reduced both.
June 29, 2016
New information sheds additional light on the size of the Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit for the very richest individuals.
June 28, 2016
A new tax break that allows some businesses to pay next to nothing in income taxes winds up mostly in the pockets of the extremely wealthy.
June 20, 2016
Over the last 40 years, Wisconsin’s richest residents have experienced dramatic increases in income, yet the rest of the state’s residents have experienced little or no income growth.
March 31, 2016
Lawmakers introduced scores of bills to create or expand tax breaks, and also a number of bills relating to the budget process.
March 30, 2016
Lawmakers passed several minor bills to expand opportunity for college students, but did not address the issue of helping students who graduate with a large amount of student loan debt.
March 29, 2016
A variety of facts about Wisconsin and how it compares to other states, for reporters and others looking for context for Wisconsin's presidential primary.
March 24, 2016
Legislators passed several bills that affect public safety and the state’s corrections system. They also missed several opportunities to make major improvements to the corrections system.
March 21, 2016
Wisconsin state lawmakers wrapped up their legislative session, after passing several bills affecting education. Several proposals that received a significant amount of media coverage did not pass.
February 12, 2016