The compass parents owe kids

All schools offer students some kind of moral understanding; parents should have the right to choose which one.

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A Tax Reform Path to Prosperity

States with competitive tax structures are attracting residents and businesses from high-tax neighbors. Can Wisconsin get in on the act?

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The other epidemic: Overspending

The newest column from Badger Institute President Mike Nichols.

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A run on disinfection robots

CARES Act made possible what no county would have approved with its own money.

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Coalition letter to Wisconsin legislators regarding proposed propane tax
November 5, 2021

LISTEN: Angela Rachidi discusses employment and the safety net

Wisconsin’s unemployment situation has rebounded, but participation in government programs remains elevated. Angela K. Rachidi, PhD is the author of a Badger Institute report “Employment and the Safety Net During the Pandemic”
October 21, 2021

Wisconsin taxpayers to benefit from tax withholding change

Many workers will see more in their 2022 paychecks as a result
October 8, 2021

OPINION: Last Call to Save Milwaukee Public Schools

With $800 million at stake, it’s time to finally dismantle the School Board and give control to a reform-minded leader
August 31, 2021

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