A report shows that Wisconsin got less federal pandemic aid than most other states. That report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum points out that research measuring federal revenue per capita – dating back to 2006 – ranks the Badger State in the bottom 10 states for the amount of aid received from Washington. There is some good news buried in the report. Wisconsin got less help because the feds used unemployment rates to determine how much money each of the states would receive. Wisconsin had a lower unemployment rate than the national average at the end of 2020.

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