By Matt Pommer A higher Wisconsin sales tax may be in your future. The latest push for increased sales and so-called consumption taxes comes from a consortium of movers and shakers in Wisconsin. Dubbed the Wisconsin Prosperity Strategy, their report ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Higher education and business leaders will meet in Appleton on Monday to discuss ways to improve Wisconsin’s economy. The first of three meetings in the 2010 Wisconsin Economic Summit Series will take place at the Radisson ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A coalition of state organizations wants tolls to pay for road construction. But recommendations and reports are not enough to drum up legislative support. “I’d want to see the plans for where they would go and how ...
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By Matt Pommer Wisconsin’s economic downturn in the early 1980s was far worse than the current recession if seasonally adjusted unemployment numbers are the measuring stick. The state experienced 13 straight months of double digit unemployment in the early 1980s. ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Outagamie County rejected the state’s 2010 contract offer for highway plowing and maintenance, and more counties may follow suit next year. The proposed Wisconsin Department of Transportation contract would force the county to have 15 snowplows and ...Read More »