UP: Ashley Furniture
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. approved a $6 million tax credit for the Arcadia furniture company, and gave it permission to cut its Wisconsin workforce in half. Your tax dollars at work.
DOWN: Electric customers
The advocacy group RENEW Wisconsin reports that Wisconsin utilities are seeking much higher fixed rate charges than other Midwest utilities. Tyler Huebner, the group's executive director, calls the rate proposals a "Robin Hood in reverse" pricing model.