Monthly Archives: December 2012

Changing migration patterns?

Is Wisconsin becoming a destination state? With its cold and snowy winters, probably not. However, recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show more people moved to the Badger State than left it in 2011. This was a reversal from … Continue reading

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Units of local government compared

Recently released information from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Wisconsin, given its size, has nearly twice as many local government units as the national average. In 2012, Wisconsin had 3,123 local governments, or 5.5 for every 10,000 residents (14th highest … Continue reading

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2012 election recap: State Assembly

Final results from the November elections are now out and allow a glimpse into how the 2012 elections were similar to and different from prior elections. The focus here is on state Assembly results. Republicans won 60 seats this year, … Continue reading

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