Monthly Archives: June 2013

State spending, balances, and structural deficits

New figures from the state’s Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB) show that the 2013-15 budget approved by the Joint Committee on Finance (JCF) would spend $4 billion (6.2%) more than was authorized in the 2011-13 state budget. Since final spending figures … Continue reading

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State output rises in 2012

New figures from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis show Wisconsin’s economic growth was below average in 2012, but ranked in the middle of all states. Wisconsin’s gross domestic product (GDP)—the value of all goods and service produced in the … Continue reading

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