Wisconsin Governor Recognizes Downturn, Ponders Budget Cuts
- Who moved Wisconsin's cheese? Kennedy, Sheila Suess // Indianapolis Business Journal;3/7/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p11
In this article, the author discusses the refusal of Wisconsin to deal with altered economic landscape.
- Wisconsin Offers New Triple-A Credit. Shields, Yvette // Bondbuyer.com;11/6/2015, p14
The article discusses $42 million of environmental improvement fund revenue bonds offered by the state of Wisconsin as part of its inaugural outing under a new triple-A rated credit and discusses comments from state capital finance director David Edman.
- Cranberries Of Wisconsin: Analyzing The Economic Impact. Kashian, Russ; Peterson, Jeremy // Journal of Business Case Studies;May/Jun2013, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p185
Once mainly known as a menu item in American and Canadian Thanksgiving dinners, cranberries have branched out to become a major commercial crop in the United States. Cranberries, along with blueberries and concord grapes, are the only native fruits grown commercially in the United States....
- Wisconsin's Walker Plans to Tap Surplus for Tax Cuts. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;1/21/2014, Vol. 123 Issue 34046, p1
The article reports that Wisconsin governor Scott Walker is planning to outline tax cut proposals in his state of the state address as of January 21, 2014. It mentions a statement by Walker which reveals that deficits and double-digit tax increases are over and the additional revenue will be...
- WISCONSIN: S&P Bullish on State. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;1/6/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33245, p7
The article reports that Standard & Poor's Corp. is bullish about the economic condition of Wisconsin. S&P gives the state an AA rating due to the resilience of its economy, how it adjusted its budget despite revenue fluctuations and its ability to make budget corrections despite a drop in...
- Wisconsin Gets Positive Outlook Ahead of GO Refunding. Shields, Yvette // Bondbuyer.com;11/20/2014, p56
The article reports on financial services company Moody's Investors Service's Aa2 rating for Wisconsin's general obligation (GO) outlook as a result of several factors including improved budgetary and liquidity status, retiree benefits and fund balance. Topics discussed include Wisconsin's plan...
- Western counties enjoy manufacturing job growth. Cobb, Kathy // Fedgazette;Jan1993, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p15
Reports that manufacturing jobs in west central Wisconsin grew by 29 percent between 1981 and 1991 according to state Job Service statistics. Jobs in the Chippewa Valley; Manufacturing growth attributed to the expansion or move of companies from the Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota area;...
- Vacation homes energize rural economies. Cobb, Kathy // Fedgazette;Jan1997, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the economic impact of recreational homeowners on rural communities in Wisconsin, according to a study from the University of Wisconsin-Extension Center for Community Economic Development. Revenue contribution; Contribution to local government's ability to generate revenues than to...
- No Tax Hikes, Just Budget Cuts and Tobacco Bonds. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;2/11/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31322, p51A
Focuses on the economic condition of Wisconsin in the fiscal year 2002. Plan announced by Legislative Fiscal Bureau of the state to correct budget imbalances; General obligation funds that the state plans to raise.