In March, the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Administration (DOA) issued a report showing required cost-benefit analyses for public service contracts for fiscal year 2016. The figures show that the state could have saved, by their own estimates, $33 million.
The March 2017 report on which the figures are based is here:
A spreadsheet using these data and showing how we derived the figures used in this broadcast is here:
170518 Contractor cost-benefit spreadsheet
This piece was aired on Labor Radio on May 19, 2017.