According to a study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, the state's subsidies for Foxconn could depress economic activity in Wisconsin by tens of billions of dollars over the next 15 years. Economist Michael Farren discusses the study's findings.
Significant disparities between black and white people persist in Wisconsin in terms of income, unemployment and homeownership in Wisconsin. The African American Leadership Alliance In Milwaukee board president Antonio Riley discusses the group's efforts to address these issues.
With Wisconsin's wild elk population numbering only in the hundreds, wildlife managers are keeping tabs on the threat chronic wasting disease may pose to the animal. WisContext associate editor Will Cushman discusses work to reintroduce elk in the state and assess its risk to CWD.
The threat of chronic wasting disease to Wisconsin's booming whitetail deer herd is motivating efforts to track and research its spread, but this deadly ailment also imperils efforts to reintroduce wild elk to the state.
As communities are under threat from more frequent, intense storms, a report by the nonprofit Pew Charitable Trusts found Wisconsin is among 13 cities and states that have been able to reduce their vulnerability to flooding.
Many students in rural areas in Wisconsin and across the country are still facing inequity, according to a new study from the Rural School and Community Trust, a national nonprofit that helps rural schools and communities.
Nearly nine out of every 10 unmet requests from domestic violence survivors in Wisconsin are for housing resources. End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin policy and systems analyst Abby Swetz discusses the intersection of domestic violence and homelessness.
Over the last few years, bridges and roads have washed away during flash floods across Wisconsin. But how can engineers tackle the problem in order to prevent this kind of infrastructure damage in the future?