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Information resources for UW-Stout, Menomonie, Dunn County, and Wisconsin


Overview of Wisconsin Government structure.


Published since 1879. Documents the organization of government.  Volumes include a variety of descriptions and statistics; major sections on the state’s population, geography, history, election data, educational resources, social services, finance, agriculture, industry, transportation system, etc. Useful lists are also provided: statewide associations, news media, local governmental units, post offices, political parties, etc.


Click for Government Information Sources (agencies, legislature, courts, etc.).
Click for Public Services (vital records, driving, taxes, child/ elder/ disability/ residential/ health services).
Click for Business Services (including statistics).
Click for Education Information (agencies, schools, resources)
Click for Health & Safety Information.


List of Wisconsin Legal Resources from the Wisconsin State Law Library


Click to search statutes and administrative code at the Legislative Reference Bureau
Click to learn how to find information on legislation at Frequently Asked Questions.
Click for a description of The Legislative Process in Wisconsin
Click for Overview of Wisconsin Courts.
Click to find legal information at the Wisconsin Law Library.


The G.A.B. oversees administration and enforcement of Wisconsin’s campaign finance, elections, ethics and lobbying laws.


Government Resources Subject Guide from UW-Stout University Library.


Lobbying Information and Search, from the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board


The Wisconsin State Journal is the state's official newspaper of record.


Search The Wisconsin State Journal Archives (10/2001 - ), or in Newsbank.


Search The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel using Newsbank.


Privately financed, editorially independent news conduit.  Mission is to provide access to state government action, the public policy debate and decision-making process without editing, commentary, or analysis and with a balanced presentation of points of view. 

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Census Statistics