What's New From WPRI
Our Spring 2016 issue dives deep into higher education.
► UW System students recount their challenges bucking the liberal trend. Watch video here.
► Mike Nichols laments how conservative students forfeit freedoms to survive on campus.
► Charles J. Sykes offers ideas on how Wisconsin could lead the way in transforming the modern university.
► Richard Vedder suggests bold reforms to improve access to higher education.
WPRI Special Report
Putting the Squeeze on Consumers:
Real-World Impacts of Wisconsin's
Minimum Markup Law
► WPRI takes an in-depth look at how Wisconsin's Depression-era minimum markup law affects consumers and businesses every day.
► Mike Nichols discusses the law on Radio 620 WTMJ's "Midday with Charlie Sykes." Listen to it here.
► Nichols op-ed: Minimum markup isn't the American way
WPRI President Mike Nichols testifies on prevailing wage
The Assembly Committee on Labor held a public hearing at the Capitol on May 27, 2015, on a bill to repeal Wisconsin's prevailing wage law. Read Nichols' statement here.
WPRI Special Report
WPRI asked five veteran Wisconsin journalists to take an up-close look at how the prevailing wage law affects state businesses, taxpayers and government employees every day.
By Richard Vedder, Joseph Hartge and Chrisopher Denhart
WPRI President Mike Nichols testifies on right-to-work at the Capitol
The Senate Committee on Labor and Government Reform held a public hearing on Feb. 24, 2015.
Read Nichols' statement here.
Ben Merens interviews Andrew Hanson, co-author of WPRI Report.
Download link: http://cxl1.net/D3gYsRX6fTBX.mp3
By Suffolk University’s Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research
On Sept. 29, 2014, Senior Producer Steven Walters interviewed Paul Bachman, research director at the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University and one of the authors of the new tax study released by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, in the WisconsinEye studio in Madison.