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Statements of economic interest for the 2011 Legislature and executive branch office holders

Interactive tables

Public high-school military recruitment, 2000-2009
Story: Amid slow economy, more Wisconsin students heed the calls of military recruiters Aug. 5, 2010

Wisconsin boating accidents, 1999-2009 (updated in 2010)
Stories: 16 die, but boating safety stalls in Legislature Aug. 1, 2010
Accidents in non-motorized boats often deadly July 9, 2009

Sexual assaults at the University of Wisconsin, 2006-2008
Stories: Suffering in Silence: Campus sexual assaults vastly underreported Feb. 28, 2010

Suicides in Wisconsin, 1999-2008
Story: Wisconsin suicide toll rises, exceeds rates of neighboring states Feb 21, 2010

Wisconsin traffic fatalities, 1999-2008
Story: Traffic deaths: Wisconsin’s rural roads are significantly more dangerous Jan. 31, 2010

Post-conviction DNA testing requests and results in Wisconsin
Story: Nine people freed on strength of DNA testing in Wisconsin Dec. 13, 2009

Wisconsin’s deer population goals, 2008-2009
Story: DNR continues to miss own goals for managing CWD Nov. 23, 2009

Wisconsin public school subsidized lunch eligibility, 2000, 2007, 2008
Story: Wisconsin’s low-income school population rises, includes nearly 4 in 10 elementary students Sept. 20, 2009

Voter turnout and party affiliations, 2004, 2006, 2008
Story: Wisconsin voter turnout patterns shift, creating tough landscape for Republicans in governor’s race Aug. 30, 2009