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- Latest crime figures show a Milwaukee in trouble
- Wisconsin lawmakers in the dark on broadband
- The underfunded part of Wisconsin public schooling
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- Foreseeing the Future of Wisconsin’s Flat Tax
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An employer handbook
Wisconsin licensing boards are routinely in violation of law requiring public representation
Two studies look at Wisconsin’s complex community corrections system and why many on supervision are failing.
A better way to help the disabled get to work.
An analysis of the accelerating outbound migration across the border to the Badger State
The high cost of increasing the minimum wage in Wisconsin to $15
A primer on Wisconsin’s unsustainable transportation revenues
Context and Trends
A solution to Wisconsin’s costly dental access problem?
A guide to fair, simple, pro-growth reform
How Wisconsin policy punishes low-income families for getting married – and what to do about it
Fair-chance hiring laws may hurt the job-seekers they aim to help
The Wisconsin Criminal Justice Coalition, led by the Badger Institute, offers policy ideas for combating recidivism, fostering opportunity, saving taxpayer money and maintaining public safety.
How federal grants are depriving us of our money, liberty and trust in government – and what we can do about it. This book by the Badger Institute urges states to push back.
Online Sales Tax Revenue Presents Opportunity for Permanent, Comprehensive Tax Reform in Wisconsin
A policy brief from the Tax Foundation and the Badger Institute.
In response to a tight state labor market, our latest report offers strategies for increasing labor force participation. The authors find that increasing the participation rate by just 1 percentage point would increase gross state product by a whopping $667 annually per resident.
How to let Wisconsin’s judges help job-seekers and employers.
The report includes two policy briefs:
► Problems with Wisconsin’s Expungement Law: How the Law is Used and How to Make It More Equitable and Effective
► Sentence Adjustment Petitions: Is this Truth-in-Sentencing Provision Really Working?
(and the real-world stories of Wisconsinites cheated out of their livelihoods)
Research and stories show the need for occupational licensing reform in Wisconsin. Authors include Ike Brannon, Logan Albright, Scott Niederjohn, Mark Schug and Jan Uebelherr.
As the labor market for teachers evolves, we need more competition and less regulation.
Wisconsin cannot afford the status quo on its corrections policy. Programs across the nation that are working to reduce recidivism should be part of the state’s strategy.
Authors include Michael Flaherty, Marie Rohde, Michael Jahr, Janet Weyandt, Joe Stumpe and Gerard Robinson.