3 pages have the tag Government: State

    /news/columns/2015/legislative-season-brings-many-capitol-visitors/
    Summary: “I’ve never done this before,” the young woman told me. She came to my Capitol office for the first time to talk about issues important to her and her profession. She was one of about two-dozen groups that recently visited.
    Body: “I’ve never done this before,” the young woman told me.  She came to my Capitol office for the first time to talk about issues important to her and her profession. She was one of about two-dozen groups that recently visited. People imagine a legi...
    /news/columns/2016/how-to-make-heads-or-tails-of-wisconsins-finances/
    Summary: People want to know about the health of Wisconsin’s finances. As I began my research, I spoke with the State Auditor and the chief financial analyst, both of whom work for nonpartisan legislative support agencies.
    Body: How to Make Heads or Tails of Wisconsin's Finances “Is there any news on how the state is positioned for revenue growth?” Mr. Olsen inquired in his letter. “How do our finances compare to other states?” Mrs. Adams asked. People want to know a...

    The State of Two States

    Last edited: 11/08/2017

    /news/columns/2016/the-state-of-two-states/
    Summary: “… For the third straight year, Politico ranked Minnesota one of the two strongest states in the nation,” touted the Office of Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. Wisconsin ranked 11th moving up from 17th last year in Politico’s ranking.
    Body:  The State of Two States “Yesterday, ahead of President Obama’s final State of the Union Address, Politico released its third annual analysis on ‘The States of the Union.’ For the third straight year, Politico ranked Minnesota one of the two stro...