Monthly Archives: February 2013
One characteristic of state budgets since the early 2000s has been narrow ending balances. From 2001 through 2011, ending balances have ranged from -2.6% to 1.9% of spending. Moreover, during these years, little to nothing was added to Wisconsin’s “rainy … Continue reading
On pages 4 and 5 of the January issue of The Wisconsin Taxpayer, “Raising the Curtain on a New Legislature,” assembly districts were incorrectly matched with their corresponding senate districts. A corrected version is here.
Recent WISTAX research focused on several long-term factors affecting statewide Wisconsin job growth; in particular, a slow-growing population and lack of new firm creation (State of the state (I) and State of the state (II). A look at county-by-county numbers … Continue reading