Wisconsin Labor Shortage: What’s to Blame?
nObOdY WaNtS tO wOrK AnYmOrE! Wisconsin is facing a statewide labor shortage as businesses fully reopen post — post? — pandemic. Businesses of all sizes and in all industries are increasingly having trouble finding workers to fill their roles, thus making it difficult to meet consumer demands. And while the shortage itself is an objective […]
Amtrak could finally connect Madison and Milwaukee
The Obvious Missed Connection If Amtrak receives the $80 billion in funding from President Biden’s infrastructure bill, this Milwaukee train station could see a whole lot more action. Amtrak recently released an “aspirational” plan for nationwide growth over the next 15 years and that growth would bring some welcome additions to Wisconsin, including new routes […]
A look back at Wisconsin’s Police Funding
Welcome back to “Summarizing Wisconsin Policy Forum Reports, because only nerds read Wisconsin Policy Forum Reports”. We take a look back at Wisconsin’s Police Funding. Like much of the country, Wisconsin’s police spending has increased as a share of municipal spending. According to a Wisconsin Policy Forum report, law enforcement is the biggest line item […]