American Conservative Union Foundation and Wisconsin Family Council
Unveil Report on Underlying Reasons for State’s Rank (18th)
on Family Prosperity Index
State’s Lackluster Entrepreneurial Activity, Low Marriage Rate Contribute to Migration of
Residents to Other States, Create Drag on Family Prosperity
Madison, WI, (June 28, 2016) — The American Conservative Union Foundation, along with its state partner, Wisconsin Family Council, today unveiled an in-depth analysis of factors contributing to Wisconsin’s mid-range score on the Family Prosperity Index (FPI) and their recommendations for improving the prosperity of families and businesses in the state. The report – the first “deep dive” state study following the national introduction of the FPI at CPAC earlier this year – highlights Wisconsin’s poor score on entrepreneurship and its low marriage rate, compounded by its significant
out-migration rate, as the determinant factors in the state’s overall FPI rank of 18th in the nation. Read more here.