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Analysis: Waukesha County has fastest growing local economy in Wisconsin

Waukesha County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Wisconsin in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of Wisconsin-Madison ranks 34th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Wisconsin-Madison finished in a tie for 34th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

University of Wisconsin rated top employer in Wisconsin, study finds

University of Wisconsin employs 39,000 workers in Wisconsin, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of Wisconsin-Madison ranks 14th best for library studies, study finds

University of Wisconsin-Madison finished in a tie for 14th in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Wisconsin ranks 25th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Wisconsin finished 25th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Wisconsin finishes 11th on best state ranking

Wisconsin was ranked the 11th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Wisconsin rank 36th highest in nation

The average Wisconsin teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $51,453, the 36th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Milwaukee County posts 128th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 564 properties in Milwaukee County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 128th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Wisconsin-Madison's engineering program ranks 22nd best in the nation, study finds

University of Wisconsin-Madison finished in a tie for 22nd in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Milwaukee-Waukesha area posts 78th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 733 properties in the Milwaukee-Waukesha area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 78th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Wisconsin-Madison medical school ranks 16th best for primary care in the nation

University of Wisconsin-Madison finished 16th in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Menominee County residents is highest in Wisconsin

Menominee County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Wisconsin, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: University of Wisconsin-Madison ranks 27th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Wisconsin-Madison finished in a tie for 27th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Wisconsin is 7th highest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Wisconsin ranks 45th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Wisconsin ranks 12th highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Wisconsin ranked 12th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Analysis: University of Wisconsin-Madison business school ranked nation’s 35th best

University of Wisconsin-Madison's business school ranked in a tie for 35th among U.S. colleges offering master of business administration programs, according to a new study by U.S. News that examined 367 schools.

Average tax refund in Wisconsin ranks 5th lowest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Wisconsin ranked 46th highest among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Wisconsin posts 5th highest property tax rate in new national study

Wisconsin ranked 47th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Forest County has fastest growing local economy in Wisconsin

Forest County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Wisconsin in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Wisconsin rank 18th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Wisconsin ranked 18th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

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