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- In Act 10 fight, unions don’t just want you to pay — they want power
- Legal attack on school choice threatens Public School Open Enrollment
- Government Scrooges take cut of Christmas tree trade
- Entrepreneurial dough: Just what stagnant Wisconsin kneads to rise up
- Dental Therapy: A cure for Wisconsin’s oral care woes
- Years after pandemic, Evers spending ARPA money on soccer and a railroad museum
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Browsing: Government Transparency
With cost overruns on bridge, road and other infrastructure megaprojects in Wisconsin as certain as death, taxes and Packers’ title-run failures, budget hawks are on high alert with new federal money about to inundate the state.
Four Badger Institute police reform recommendations have been signed into law
Milwaukee, Madison and Wausau plan to pay certain low-income families monthly stipends with no strings attached
With $800 million at stake, it’s time to finally dismantle the School Board and give control to a reform-minded leader
A menu of pro-growth tax reform options from the Tax Foundation and the Badger Institute.
The Evers administration included a $100 million public venture capital fund in its state budget proposal. While the Republican-controlled Legislature cut 400 items from the governor’s budget, this measure survived. In an open letter, the Wisconsin Free Market Coalition today calls on legislators to jettison this expensive and risky proposal.
An unnecessary second stimulus is an invitation for state, county and local officials to act irresponsibly with our tax money
Badger Institute Public Affairs Associate David Fladeboe submitted written testimony in favor of 2021 AB 149 before the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Constitution and Ethics on March 10, 2021.
2021 AB 149 would increase the Legislature’s role in approving the expenditure of federal funds related to COVID-19.
Nearly 90,000 Wisconsin small businesses that have taken out loans under the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will face hundreds of millions of dollars in state income tax liability on those loans this spring, despite the loans being tax-free at the federal level.
As streetcar ridership and funding dwindle, alderman warns of long-term fiscal burden
Brief suggests ways to make officer discipline fair, quick, transparent and decisive