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When Wisconsin's legislature crafts the state budget every two years, it relies in part on state income tax payments from about 2.5 million households.
Tax season is the one time each year when many people get the chance to see the complete picture of their finances.
To create the concept of "milk" as people know it today, the U.S. dairy industry exerted considerable energy — spending a lot of money to develop new technologies and build political clout.
Farms that raise animals — be they poultry, pigs, cows or other livestock — are growing. But whether smaller farms are simply updated with modern technologies or are concentrated animal feeding operations with hundreds or thousands of animals, they enable farmers to reduce costs and increase output.
With the release of Gov. Scott Walker's 2017-19 budget proposal, Wisconsin is again debating how distribution of food stamps should work.
Gov. Scott Walker and state economic development officials want to spend about $7 million on a marketing campaign to entice young, college-educated workers to move to Wisconsin.
When economic recession struck in 2008, big banks weren't the only industry dealt a blow. Manufacturers suffered major setbacks, too, particularly automakers. Their struggles sent a ripple effect across the United States, but were felt in one Wisconsin city in particular.
Given the budget season's extensive debates over broad funding areas like transportation, there's understandably been less attention recently on a dispute over Wisconsin's historic preservation tax credits.
Climate change may give a big boost to dairy farming in the Midwest, including Michigan and northern Wisconsin, a new study of the future for U.S. dairy farms reports.
The 2016 presidential election brings new leadership to Washington, D.C., and, with it, many questions about the future of health insurance, the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid. However, all insurance options remain available to consumers for calendar year 2017.