Monthly Archives: May 2012

Considering recall elections

A prominent political scientist recently observed that “Wisconsin is a state in turmoil.” Sadly, many objective observers of state politics from around the nation concur with University of Virginia professor Larry Sabato. It’s easy to see why. By summer, Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Jobs: What do we know? What don’t we know?

With recent releases of two conflicting reports on job numbers within days of each other, many state residents probably don’t know what to think about Wisconsin’s economy.  Here, we try to sort through what we know and what we don’t … Continue reading

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Jobs in 2011, more or less?

It’s often difficult to sort through monthly press reports and associated partisan pronouncements about job numbers. Making it even more difficult this year is one source for job numbers says the state lost 33,900 jobs in 2011, while another says … Continue reading

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