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Todd A. Berry or Katherine Lindsay
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

Spring Elections: The Candidates In Their Own Words

WISTAX Releases Candidate Information

March 15, 2013

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MADISON—On Tuesday, April 2, Wisconsin voters will elect a State Superintendent of Public Instruction and a Supreme Court Justice. In the nonpartisan contests, voters will choose between current superintendent Tony Evers and state representative Don Pridemore, and between Justice Pat Roggensack and Marquette law professor Ed Fallone.

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Dale J. Knapp or Todd A. Berry
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WISTAX Jobs Research: Focus Misplaced?

Long-Term Economic, Demographic Trends Matter

February 4, 2013

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MADISON—Recent partisan give-and-take on job growth in Wisconsin has centered largely on short-term changes in jobs numbers. But new research from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX) suggests this emphasis is misplaced, as it ignores more fundamental trends affecting the state’s ability to grow jobs.

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Dale J. Knapp or Todd A. Berry
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

WISTAX Jobs Research: Focus Misplaced?

Long-Term Economic, Demographic Trends Matter

February 4, 2013

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MADISON—Recent partisan give-and-take on job growth in Wisconsin has centered largely on short-term changes in jobs numbers. But new research from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX) suggests this emphasis is misplaced, as it ignores more fundamental trends affecting the state’s ability to grow jobs.

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Todd A. Berry or Katherine Lindsay
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

Wisconsin’s Tax Collections Grow

But Rising Income Lowers Tax Burden

January 24, 2013

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MADISON—Reflecting a slowly recovering economy, total state and local taxes collected in Wisconsin rose for the third consecutive year. Last year, collections grew 3.2% to $26.8 billion, according to a new report by the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX), “Reviewing Wisconsin’s 2012 Taxes.” Now celebrating its 80th year, WISTAX is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to public policy research and citizen education.

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Dale J. Knapp or Todd A. Berry
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

Net Property Taxes Statewide Slated to Rise Less Than 1%, WISTAX Estimates

Projected 0.7% Increase Tops Last Year (0.2%) but Trails 2009-11

December 18, 2012

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MADISON— With 2012-13 property tax bills arriving across Wisconsin, net levies statewide should, on average, rise less than 1%, according to a preliminary estimate from the nonpartisan Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX).

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