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More questions as state budget nears

New figures from the Department of Revenue (D0R) may raise more questions about the upcoming 2017-19 state budget. Tax collections from July to November 2016 grew just 1.2% over the same period in 2015. That figure is lower than the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin student loan debt in perspective

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) recently published information on student debt by state. In particular, they provide maps showing how various measures of student loan debt in Wisconsin compares to other states for the 1st quarter of … Continue reading

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Wisconsin 2011 GDP growth 26th nationally

Wisconsin’s real (inflation adjusted) gross domestic product (GDP), a measure of the value of all goods and services produced in the state, rose 1.1% in 2011. The state’s increase was 26th highest nationally, but below the U.S. average of 1.5%. … Continue reading

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