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Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Wisconsin (WI)


Capital: Madison

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
5,813,568
Population 2017 5,792,051
Population 2016 5,772,958
Below Poverty 2018 8.6
Below Poverty 2017 11.3
Below Poverty 2016 11.8
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
65.9
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 66.2
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 65.8
Unemployed 2018 3.0
Unemployed 2017 3.3
Unemployed 2016 4.0
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 3,955
STATE FACTS
Wisconsin is known as the Badger State after the habits of early miners in the regions who either lived in mine shafts or dug their homes out of the sides of hills – just like badgers do.
Wisconsin visitors and residents enjoy the state’s 7,446 streams and rivers. End-to-end they’d stretch 26,767 miles. that is more than enough to circle the globe at the equator.
Noah’s Ark in Wisconsin Dells is the nation’s largest water-themed park.

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
Tony Evers (D)
 Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes (D)
 Attorney General Josh Kaul (D)
 Secretary of State Doug La Follette (D)
 State Senate Control R – 19; D – 14
 State House Control R – 63; D – 36

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 7, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment  December 31, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline None
Carryover from Previous Session Yes (2019-2020)
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) Six days, Sundays excepted
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) Bills are pocket vetoed if the legislature adjourns before the governor’s action; however, legislature schedules continuous sessions to prevent this
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date One day after publication by the Legislative Reference Bureau

 

 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

SAFE Act
Security Breach Notification Law

Enforcement

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy
Reports

Trade Associations

  • Wisconsin Financial Services Association

Political Geography


Map of Legislative Districts
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County Map
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