Improving Long-Term Care in Wisconsin

Over the next few years, the population of 85-year-olds in Wisconsin will grow more than 3 percent a year, faster than the U.S. average of around 2 percent. This means an increasing need for long-term care and future challenges in funding it.

The Momentum of Pension Reform in Wisconsin Must Be Extended to Health Insurance for Public Employees and Retirees

Many state and local public employee pension funds are struggling to make up large gaps in their funding — which cratered in the aftermath of the 2008-2009 recession. The one exception is Wisconsin, which, through responsible management of Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) finances, has successfully maintained close to full funding of its retirement system since 2001.

Money-Saving Ideas for Wisconsin Health and Pension Programs

NCPA:With the cost of Wisconsin’s public employee health and retiree benefits on the rise and a population “aging in place,” Wisconsin must continue to proactively search for efficient ways to provide public services. The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) and Wisconsin’s own John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy will outline Wisconsin’s options for reducing costs and improving benefits in policy briefings in Madison and Milwaukee, Wednesday, November 19th and Thursday, November 20th, respectively.

Pros and Cons of Common Core: NCPA

NCPA: To update today’s NCPA Common Core report, National Center for Policy Analysis Interim President and CEO Dennis McCuistion recently interviewed a panel of experts on the formation and implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). CCSS, the experts say, were initially created to ensure consistent, high standards across states and provide clear expectations so all students, regardless of where they live in the US, graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college, career and life.

Dewey Corley

Dewey is a private investor with over 40 years of experience as an executive in the energy sector and other businesses. He holds a BS degree in business from Louisiana …