Wisconsin’s Emergency Preparedness

From a Historical Perspective to Future Policy Considerations On March 12, 2020, Gov. Tony Evers issued Executive Order #72 to declare “a Health Emergency in Response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus.”[1] This order would direct all state agencies to respond to this public...

COVID-19: How Do We Support the Agriculture Industry?

Resources and policy solutions needed during ongoing crises When it comes to Wisconsin’s status as “America’s Dairyland,” former Governor Scott Walker and Wisconsin’s reform-minded legislature supported farmers and rural communities with a wide range of reforms, from...

Wisconsin Property Taxes: Relief Needed

A PDF of this policy paper can be found here In 2011, homeowners were suffering from a collapsed housing market and a period of time where property taxes had increased on their homes. After Governor Scott Walker and a reform-minded legislature took office, they were...