February 21, 2024 12:21 am
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Wisconsin to Require Financial Literacy for High School Graduation 


Governor Tony Evers recently signed a bill requiring one semester of financial literacy education in Wisconsin’s schools. The bill impacts students who will be graduating from high school in 2028.  

Students will be required to learn about credit and debt, money management, education and employment, saving, investing, and insurance. 

The bill passed the Wisconsin legislature with overwhelming bipartisan support, despite criticism that it has not been paid for. With this bill now signed into law, Wisconsin joins 23 other states in requiring financial education as a requirement for high school graduation. 

Wisconsin bill would limit local control over animal welfare

A Republican bill would bar local governments from implementing stricter rules than the state already imposes regarding animal welfare, the administration of medications and vaccinations and how animals are used at or after they leave a farm or facility.

How soon should you expect new legislative maps?

The shapes of Wisconsin’s legislative districts for this year’s election are now in the hands of the Wisconsin Supreme Court and its highly paid outside consultants — a decision almost certain to reduce GOP power in the Legislature.