MacIver Marketplace, May 26, 2016

Governor Walker recently announced that the Unemployment Trust Fund has a $1 billion dollar surplus, a feat which could trigger a potential $38 million drop in the unemployment taxes employers pay.

A former McDonald’s USA CEO says that if a $15 minimum wage is mandated, it will be cheaper to have robots instead of people do basic tasks like bagging French fries.

Fewer Americans today self-identify as middle class, choosing instead to identify as part of the lower or working class. This new information matches an earlier Pew study which shows that the middle class is, indeed, shrinking.