We're Number One! Thank you Governor Walker! | WisCommunity

We're Number One! Thank you Governor Walker!

#000000;">The recent blog from the Business Cheat Sheat lists “5 States where the Middle Class is being buldozed." #000000;">Wisconsin: -5.7%

#000000;">The clear winner (or loser) in the race to the bottom has been Wisconsin#000000;">, losing 5.7% of its middle households since 2000. Average median income has dropped by roughly $9,000 annually, and costs of living have gone up as well. There have also been many political battles that have not worked in the middle class’s favor. Governor Scott Walker gutted many of the state’s unions — which has a big effect on the middle class — and all signs seem to indicate that he will aim to implement similar policies. Like Ohio, Wisconsin’s makeup was particularly vulnerable to a recession, and the proof is in the numbers.


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March 28, 2015 - 9:44am