Wisconsin Economic Scorecard http://wuwm.com en Wisconsin Poll: Residents Favor Higher Minimum Wage http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-poll-residents-favor-higher-minimum-wage <p>The latest <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuwm/files/WisconsinEconomicScorecard-Q12014-researchbrief.pdf?__utma=109995011.529478077.1369920535.1394655239.1394716517.795&amp;__utmb=109995011.53.7.1394716880218&amp;__utmc=109995011&amp;__utmx=-&amp;__utmz=109995011.1393972227.766.24.utmcsr=bing|utmccn=%28organic%29|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=wuwm%20life%27s%20voices&amp;__utmv=-&amp;__utmk=69466768" target="_blank">Wisconsin Economic Scorecard</a> indicates that 77 percent of registered voters here support a hike in the state's minimum wage. It sits at $7.25. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Marge Pitrof 26715 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Poll: Residents Favor Higher Minimum Wage Survey: Most Wisconsin Voters Support Higher Minimum Wage and Kenosha Casino http://wuwm.com/post/survey-most-wisconsin-voters-support-higher-minimum-wage-and-kenosha-casino <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than three quarters of Wisconsin voters favor a hike in the minimum wage, so do business owners, according to the </span><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuwm/files/201312/WES_Q42013-research_brief.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Wisconsin Economic Scorecard.</a></p><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Marge Pitrof & Bonnie North 19967 at http://wuwm.com Survey: Most Wisconsin Voters Support Higher Minimum Wage and Kenosha Casino 58% of Wisconsin Residents Think State is Heading in the Right Direction http://wuwm.com/post/58-wisconsin-residents-think-state-heading-right-direction <p></p><p>The <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuwm/files/Wisconsin-Economic-Scorecard_Q32013-Brief.pdf" target="_blank">Wisconsin Economic Scorecard</a> asked hundreds of Wisconsin residents how feel about the state&#39;s economy.</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:49:25 +0000 Mitch Teich 14651 at http://wuwm.com 58% of Wisconsin Residents Think State is Heading in the Right Direction Survey: Many Wisconsinites Think State Economy Headed in Wrong Direction http://wuwm.com/post/survey-many-wisconsinites-think-state-economy-headed-wrong-direction <p>A new poll shows decreasing confidence in the state of Wisconsin's economy. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 23:49:25 +0000 Mitch Teich & Gaby Magallanes 5683 at http://wuwm.com Survey: Many Wisconsinites Think State Economy Headed in Wrong Direction New Poll: Wisconsinites Would Spend Budget Surplus on Education, Medicaid http://wuwm.com/post/new-poll-wisconsinites-would-spend-budget-surplus-education-medicaid <p>Wisconsinites would like to see the state spend money from its projected budget surplus on education and Medicaid, according to the results of a new poll released today.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.wuwm.com/media/pdf/wisconsin_economic_scorecard_q1_2013.pdf" target="_blank">Wisconsin Economic Scorecard poll</a>, conducted by <a href="http://www4.uwm.edu/cuir/" target="_blank">UWM’s Center for Urban Initiatives and Research</a>, asked 621 residents across the state how they would prioritize spending.&nbsp; Forty percent of respondents said education should be the top priority, while thirty-three percent said additional Medicaid funding should be the most important.&nbsp; An additional sixteen percent said income tax cuts should be at the top of the list, while ten percent thought it was most important to cover shortfalls in the transportation fund. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 20:41:10 +0000 Mitch Teich 2953 at http://wuwm.com New Poll: Wisconsinites Would Spend Budget Surplus on Education, Medicaid