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: http://bit.ly/2rAqoDy A spreadsheet using […]
Dementia and Alzheimer disease is the 6th leading cause of death in Wisconsin, claiming over 1,800 lives in 2014. As Wisconsin’s population ages, that number will only grow. The number of Wisconsinites expected to suffer from some form of dementia is expected to double to over 240,000 by 2040. Given that rapidly growing need, you’d […]
MADISON (WORT) — In front of a packed crowd in Waukesha, Governor Scott Walker officially announced his campaign for president.
MADISON (WORT) — Yet another controversial provision in the last-minute budget package known as Motion 999 has been taken out of the state budget.
MADISON (WORT) — Thursday afternoon, Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee introduced Motion 999. This 24-page document includes a series of last-minute changes to the state budget, including multiple non-fiscal items.
MADISON (WORT) — Nearly 100 people rallied at the Capitol Thursday evening to protest what’s likely coming in the next state budget.