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Wisconsin conservatives or Minnesota liberals?
Report compares the growth and distribution of Income in Wisconsin and Minnesota after the Great Recession.
Why are Madison and Dane County always the default for locating new state government facilities?
In the past 30 years, metro Madison grew 45%; metro Milwaukee grew just 11%. What caused the difference in outcomes for two cities separated by only 75 miles? The answer lies in Wisconsin politics.
Building new facilities often do little to alleviate the scourge of crime-ridden neighborhoods, which just get pushed to the background — until they explode.
The new year brought new signs of momentum for the Wisconsin economy.
In a January article comparing the economic status of the black community in 52 of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas, policy expert Joel Kotkin ranked Atlanta and Washington, D.C., among cities with the most prosperous black populations and ranked Milwaukee dead last.
By now, there’s enough mythology surrounding the patterns and trends exhibited by the millennial generation to overwhelm any researcher.
Can we please stop using the word “outsourcing”?
Excerpts of a speech by Woodson Center President and founder Robert L. Woodson Sr. at the Wisconsin Center.
It’s hard to find anyone in Kenosha or Racine counties these days who doesn’t support the construction of an $808 million Hard Rock casino on the site of the now-defunct Dairyland Greyhound Park
Will Mary Burke be the Democrats’ next Patrick Lucey?
I’m not sure who is driving Gov. Scott Walker around nowadays.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved a proposal by the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin to build a casino in Kenosha County. But all that is required to stop the creation of the proposed casino is for Gov. Scott Walker, to say “No”.
By Mike NicholsApril 2013 (Volume 22, No. 1) Josh and Greg Clements grew up in Bloomer atop the seemingly bottomless…
Manitowoc — Kaye Schulz worked at the old Mirro Co. here, mostly as a lathe operator, for almost 35 years. When she…
Kurt Bauer grew up in Beloit and vividly remembers the first time he set foot inside the Ingersoll Milling Machine…
Gov. Walker is in the national vanguard fighting to reverse destructive union gains. By Fred Siegel Fred Siegel is a…
Public workers represent the state’s best traditions By John Nichols I was born and raised in Wisconsin. So were my…
The revolution came to Madison in February, but not the one you think. Sure, Gov. Scott Walker’s efforts to roll…
By now, the political lore is familiar: A major political party, cast aside by Wisconsin voters due to a lengthy…