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The Effect of the Davis-Bacon Act in Wisconsin

90% of WI contractors in survey report law raises costs, repeal would spur more bids The News: A new study from the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) finds clear evidence the federal […]

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A Primer on Occupational Licensing


Free-market groups partner to make the case for reform The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) partnered with the Badger Institute to publish A Primer on Occupational […]

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Democracy in the Workplace: Examining Union Recertification in Wisconsin under Act 10

Original Act 10 research examines effect of annual certification election results The News: A first of its kind, five-year analysis finds that Act 10 is still working to shrink the number of […]

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The Cost to School Districts Due to Wisconsin's Prevailing Wage Law


The Cost to School Districts due to Wisconsin’s Prevailing Wage Law Introduction School districts have decried Governor Walker’s proposed reductions in anticipated state aid. While it now appears […]

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A Policy in Search of A Problem: A Study on the Impact of Minimum Markup laws on Small Businesses and Gas Stations

Law doesn’t provide the protections or the benefits to consumers that its supporters claim May 18, 2017 – Milwaukee, WI – The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty released a new […]

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