Wisconsin’s Public Sector is Leanest in Nearly Two Decades

Tamarine Cornelius
August 29, 2009

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The number of government workers in Wisconsin compared to the state’s population has dropped to its lowest levels in nearly 20 years, new Census figures show. Wisconsin ranks 40th in the number of government workers per population, meaning Wisconsin’s state and local governments are leaner than all but 10 other states. Read full publication.