WISTAX1 YouTube Channel

Visit the WISTAX1 YouTube channel to hear short interviews with Todd Berry, WISTAX President, on a range of issues.

Is Wisconsin a "Backwater Rust Belt State" Doomed for Slow Job Growth? 

Todd Berry explores that question with radio show host Mitch Henck on the internet's Mitch Henck Show at the 28-minute mark, January 2, 2015. 

An In-Depth Look at Wisconsin's Budget Picture

Wisconsin's annual fiscal report was released, and with an election right around the corner, more people than usual are taking an interest in the state's budget situation. The president of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance breaks down what's in store for the state's budget on Wisconsin Public Radio's Central Time talk show, October 16, 2014.

Not Enough Candidates in Wisconsin?

Fewer candidates than ever are running for the state legislature. Why is it happening and what does it mean for democracy? Todd Berry reviews the numbers on Wisconsin Public Radio's new "Central Time" talk show with Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert, July 25, 2014.

Are Gov. Walker's Budget Reforms Working?

New TV ads say that Gov. Walker's budget reforms are working. In this show on Wisconsin Public Radio, host Joy Cardin interviews four sources -- including WISTAX President Todd Berry -- to evaluate those claims, May 29, 2014.

State Capitol Report: New Tax Revenue, Tax Overhaul Possibilities

Gov. Scott Walker has said he’ll announce a “significant” tax cut that would help bring a recently announced revenue surplus back to the taxpayers. Wisconsin Public Radio host Joy Cardin talks with WISTAX President Todd Berry about  other ways to use that money than a one-time cut, January 20, 2014.

Impact of Just Passed Property Tax Cut Will Vary

The Governor's $100 million property tax cut will have a disparate effect on taxpayers across the state, according to an interview with Dale Knapp, WISTAX Research Director in this report from Wisconsin Public Radio, October 18, 2013.

Property Tax Levies Rising at Historically Low Rates

For the first time since 1946, total property tax levies in Wisconsin rose by less than a percent for consecutive years, according to an interview with Todd Berry, WISTAX President in this report from Wisconsin Public Radio  August 23, 2013.

Impact of Expanding Proposed tax cuts

State Rep. Dale Kooyenga has proposed expanding Gov. Scott Walker's planned tax cuts in the 2013-15 state budget. Here's an analysis by WISTAX President Todd Berry in a Wisconsin Public Radio interview May 29, 2013.

Expanding School Vouchers

How will expanding school vouchers affect education in Wisconsin? WISTAX President Todd Berry explains the fiscal impact in this Wisconsin Public Radio interview May 20, 2013.

Reflections on the State and National Economies

Wisconsin Counties Association President Mark O'Connell interviews WISTAX President Todd Berry on the WISN-Milwaukee Radio show, Business Solutions. April 2013.

Proposed Middle Class Tax Cut

Would the middle class benefit from Gov. Walker's propsed tax cut? WISTAX President Todd Berry explains the impact in this Wisconsin Public Radio interview February 4, 2013.

Capitol Report: Income Tax cuts

Wisconsin Public Radio's Joy Cardin talks with WISTAX President Todd Berry about  the possible effects of the income tax cut which Gov. Scott Walker is said to be considering in the next state budget, January 14, 2013. 

Fiscal Cliff Deal and Wisconsin

Wisconsin will lose an estimated $200 million in tax revenue from the proposed fiscal cliff deal in Congress. WISTAX President Todd Berry explains the impact on Wisconsin government in this  Wisconsin Public Radio interview January 10, 2013.

Wisconsin's New Rainy Day Fund 

How long will Wisconsin's new rainy day fund last? WISTAX President Todd Berry give his best guess in this Wisconsin Public Radio interview November 24, 2012. 

The Fiscal Cliff

If the national budget goes off the "fiscal cliff" in 2013, what will be the consequences for Wisconsin? Todd Berry and Dale Knapp of Wistax discuss this with on Wisconsin Public Radio's show "At issue with Ben Merens,"  on September 24, 2012.

Challenges for Wisconsin Schools

The Wisconsin Senate Committee on Education and Corrections held a special hearing with  invited testimony from a range of experts, including WISTAX President Todd Berry. Listen to Wisconsin Public Radio's report on the hearing August 29, 2012.

Internet Shoppers and Sales Taxes

The impact of Congressional discussions to collect sales tax on internet purchases is reviewed by Dale Knapp, WISTAX research director in this story on the Wisconsin Radio Network July 25, 2012.

Recall Round-up

Several guests, including WISTAX President Todd Berry, analyze the historic recall elections on Wisconsin Public Radio's Joy Cardin Show, June 6, 2012.

Leaders Review Jan. 25, 2012 State of the State Address

What did leaders in Wisconsin think about last night's State of the State address? Hear WISTAX President Todd Berry  and several others as  Wisconsin Public Radio   host  Joy Cardin reviews the address, January 26, 2012.

Insights on What the New State Budget Means for Businesses

Todd Berry, WISTAX President, shares his insights as to what the new budget, and budget cuts, means to businesses in Wisconsin. How does the state REALLY stack up to neighboring states, and what’s the real cost to us for BadgerCare? A one-hour talk interview with Jody and Joan on In Business Magazine's Madison radio show September 12, 2011. 

Is the 2011-13 State Budget Good for Big Business?

Find out from Todd Berry, WISTAX President, in this Wisconsin Pubic Radio story on WUWM. Visit WUWM to hear it.

The 2011-13 State Budget: WISTAX on Wisconsin Public Radio

What's in the budget that Gov. Walker is poised to sign? Hear WISTAX President Todd Berry chat with Wisconsin Public Radio Host Ben Merens on this June 13, 2011, broadcast. Visit  WPR to hear it.    

WISTAX President Todd Berry Discusses State's $3 Billion Deficit

An interview with Jody and Joan on In Business magazine's Madison radio show January 3, 2011. Visit to hear it.

WISTAX President Todd Berry Chats About the Economy

What's Todd Berry's suggestion for the recession recovery? Why is he the one both political parties eventually find troubling? A one-hour talk interview with Jody and Joan on In Business magazine's Madison radio show October 27, 2010. Visit to hear podcast