Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wisconsin voters getting a workout

Its been a busy eight months for voters around the state. Since January, six new legislators have been elected with another election upcoming in the city of La Crosse. In the meantime, six new members of the legislature are settling … Continue reading

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Metro income gains spotty

Four of Wisconsin’s 11 metro areas had 2010 income grow faster than 80% of metro areas nationwide. With personal income in metropolitan areas up 2.9% nationally, Appleton (4.1%), Eau Claire (4.9%), Fond du Lac (4.7%), and Oshkosh-Neenah were among the … Continue reading

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What’s up (or down) with home values?

Earlier this week, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) released figures showing statewide equalized values—or the estimated fair market values of all taxable property in the state—were down 1.8%. While that figure was widely reported, the DOR report had a … Continue reading

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