Pulling Apart 2017: Focus on Wisconsin's 1%

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August 08, 2017
By: Wisconsin Budget Project and COWS

Income Inequality Near Record Levels 

The income gap between the rich and the poor remains near its highest level ever, according to a new report by the Wisconsin Budget Project and COWS at UW Madison. The wide chasm between the very highest earners and everyone else poses hardships for Wisconsin’s families, communities, and businesses.