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Chart of the Day: Beer Taxes

Comments | Posted in News | By The MacIver Institute | Posted March 17, 2016 3:49 PM
Chart of the Day: Beer Taxes

Today's Chart of the Day highlights a reason to celebrate this St. Patrick's Day. Compared to the other states, Wisconsin has the 3rd lowest excise tax per gallon of beer. Read More »

Chart of the Day: Gas Taxes

Comments | Posted in Charts | By The MacIver Institute | Posted March 4, 2016 12:00 PM
Chart of the Day: Gas Taxes

MacIver News Service - A new chart by the Tax Foundation shows Wisconsin has the 12th highest gas tax in the nation. How do the other states manage their roads while maintaining lower taxes? Read More »

Chart of The Day: How Much Do States Rely on Federal Aid?

Comments | Posted in Charts | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted January 8, 2016 1:11 PM
Chart of The Day: How Much Do States Rely on Federal Aid?

Data on how much each of the states rely on federal aid is mapped out in today's chart of the day. The numbers reflect the percentage of each state's overall budget that comes from transfers from the federal government. Read More »

Chart of the Day: New Numbers Show Obamacare Price Spike in Wisconsin

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted December 17, 2015 8:47 AM
Chart of the Day: New Numbers Show Obamacare Price Spike in Wisconsin

MacIver News Service - The average price of healthcare premiums and deductibles in Wisconsin will rise by an average of 8.4 - 9.2 percent in 2016, according to new data released this week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read More »

Chart of the Day: Four Takeaways From The COP-21 Paris Climate Treaty

Comments | Posted in Charts | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted December 9, 2015 12:15 AM
Chart of the Day: Four Takeaways From The COP-21 Paris Climate Treaty

MacIver News Service - Economic pain, cutting off affordable energy, constraining future generations, and hampering development in the poorest countries. Those are the four takeaways from the Paris Climate Summit, according to the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Read More »

Chart of the Day: Clean Power Plan Will Increase Electricity Costs in Most of the Country

Comments | Posted in Charts | By The MacIver Institute | Posted November 17, 2015 5:00 AM
Chart of the Day: Clean Power Plan Will Increase Electricity Costs in Most of the Country

MacIver News Service - The Clean Power Plan will cost up to $292 billion and could raise electricity prices almost every single state, according a new study released by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity. Read More »

Chart of the Day: Benefits and Services for Low-Income Individuals

Comments | Posted in Charts | By The MacIver Institute | Posted November 10, 2015 5:00 AM
Chart of the Day: Benefits and Services for Low-Income Individuals

MacIver News Service - Did you know that the federal government spends over $1 trillion annually on benefits and services for low-income individuals? Read More »

Chart of the Day: Another Look at Achievement Gaps

Comments | Posted in Charts | By The MacIver Institute | Posted November 2, 2015 10:41 AM
Chart of the Day: Another Look at Achievement Gaps

MacIver News Service - In Wisconsin, the graduation gap between white and black students grew from 26.3% in the 2012-2013 school year to 26.8% in the 2013-2014 school year, making it one of only 10 states where the gap grew between years. Read More »

Chart of the Day: Graduation Rates by State and Ethnicity

Comments | Posted in Charts | By The MacIver Institute | Posted October 30, 2015 11:48 AM
Chart of the Day: Graduation Rates by State and Ethnicity

MacIver News Service - As part of the MacIver Institute's continuing coverage on the massive achievement gap in Wisconsin's high schools, we present today's Chart of the Day. Read More »

Chart of the Day: Which State has the Worst Achievement Gap in the Country?

Comments | Posted in Charts | By The MacIver Institute | Posted October 29, 2015 12:11 PM
Chart of the Day: Which State has the Worst Achievement Gap in the Country?

MacIver News Service - Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released preliminary data from the 2013-2014 school year on graduation rates across the country. Take a look at this state-by-state comparison. Which state does the worst? Read More »

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