The national homeownership rate, or the share of housing units occupied by their owner, made the largest recorded quarterly increase at 2.6 percentage points from Q1 to Q2 of 2020, and the country saw 2.1 million new homeowners by the end of 2020.
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Gov. Evers Continues Push Towards Expanding Broadband Internet Access for Rural and Other Underserved Communities
Gov. Evers is continuing the push towards expanding broadband internet access for both rural residents as well as other underserved communities and businesses.
Women Entrepreneurs Used the Pandemic to Seize the Business Gap
A study from Gusto, a human resources firm, found that 49 percent of people who started a new business in 2020 were women.
Need for Further Higher Education Investments with College Enrollments Still in Decline
Enrollment rates for colleges and universities have fallen once again since the beginning of the pandemic, with over a million fewer students currently enrolled across the country.
Gov. Evers Proposes Major Tax Cuts and Relief for Most Wisconsinites
In order to help residents deal with rising living costs following the pandemic, Gov. Evers has outlined a plan to provide a $150 surplus refund to every Wisconsinite, thanks to an unexpectedly high budget surplus for this coming fiscal year.
Wisconsin Riding a Wave of Business Applications
Following a record-breaking surge of business applications in 2020 and 2021, reports show Wisconsin entrepreneurs continued to submit new applications in the first quarter of 2022.
Upgrading Wisconsin’s Infrastructure, One Road At a Time
According to a fact sheet distributed by the White House, over 950 bridges and 1,900 miles of highway need critical attention in Wisconsin.
Young People in Wisconsin Are More Educated Than Ever Before
According to the Education Research Service, young people in Wisconsin are more likely to graduate from high school, get their GED, and graduate from college than ever before.
Wisconsin, Four Other States, File Enforcement Actions Against Russian Metaverse Scam
The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, along with financial regulators in four other states, simultaneously filed enforcement actions against a Russian organization on Wednesday for allegedly scamming American residents with fraudulent investments in the metaverse.
Agricultural Runoff an Overlooked Threat to Public Health
n Wisconsin, much of the discussions around water quality have been focused on contaminants including lead and PFAS.