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Wisconsin job growth this year projected at 0.4%

Job growth in Wisconsin is expected to reach 0.4 percent by the end of 2020, equal to the state's 2019 job growth, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

Tom Tiffany Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for Wisconsin (district 7), Tom Tiffany, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Wisconsin lacks adequate funds to weather moderate recession

Wisconsin would lack adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

Wisconsin ranks 26th in annual tax climate ranking

Wisconsin finished 26th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

College football coach is highest-paid public employee in Wisconsin

Paul Chryst, head football coach at University of Wisconsin-Madison, earned $3.8 million in 2018, making Chryst the highest-paid public employee in Wisconsin last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.

Funding for arts agencies in Wisconsin to reach $790,000 in FY2020

Legislative appropriations for Wisconsin arts agencies are projected to reach $790,000 for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 14 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

Wisconsin levies a total tax on lodging of 5%

Hotel room bills in Wisconsin tack on a total state lodging tax of 5 percent, the 36th highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

1 county in Wisconsin is now 2nd Amendment sanctuary

One county in the state -- Florence County -- is now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website and media reports.

3,233 borrowers in Wisconsin filed for student loan forgiveness in 2nd quarter

Borrowers in Wisconsin who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 3,233, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.

$603.5 million in federal research dollars flowed to Wisconsin in FY 2018

Federal agency research dollars going to Wisconsin totaled $603.5 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.

Wisconsin received $6.8 million in public broadcasting funds last year

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $6,797,081 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Wisconsin, the 20th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.

Wisconsin 2-year college students pay $4,550 in tuition and fees

Wisconsin two-year colleges charged students $4,550 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the 28th lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.

7 U.S. House members from Wisconsin make $174,000 annually

Each of the seven U.S. House of Representatives members representing Wisconsin draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.

Wisconsin 4-year university tuitions jumped 28.8% over 15 years

Wisconsin four-year public university tuition and fees went from $7,069 in 2004-05 to $9,104 in 2019-20, the ninth smallest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

Wisconsin legislators make base salary of $52,999 per year

State lawmakers in Wisconsin now draw a base salary of $52,999 per year, in addition to travel outlays of 51 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Wisconsin community college tuitions jumped 17.3% over 15 years

Wisconsin two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $3,937 in 2004-05 to $4,619 in 2019-20, the fifth smallest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.

Wisconsin governor makes annual salary of $152,756

The governor of Wisconsin now draws a yearly salary of $152,756, the 19th highest salary among the governors of the 50 states, according to recently reported financial data and media reports.

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