Wisconsin State Agency 101s

Agency 101: Department of Tourism

Agency 101: Department of Tourism

The Department of Tourism is responsible for coordinating state government support of the tourism industry and promotion of Wisconsin as a destination for travelers.
Agency 101: Department of Health Services

Agency 101: Department of Health Services

Click here for a printable version of our report or read the full version below. State Agency Fast Facts:  The Department of Health Services (DHS) is a sprawling state agency with a total annual budget of $15 billion (over $4 billion ...
Agency 101: Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

Agency 101: Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

Click here for a printable version of our report or read the full version below. State Agency Fast Facts:  In 2021, there were 2,008 insurers authorized to write business in Wisconsin with total assets of more than $612 billion. Of those, 329 ...
Agency 101: Department of Administration

Agency 101: Department of Administration

Click here for a printable version of our report or read the full version below. State Agency Fast Facts:  Often referred to inside Madison as the “Department of All,” the Department of Administration (DOA) oversees all other agencies as its ...
Agency 101: Department of Safety and Professional Services

Agency 101: Department of Safety and Professional Services

Click here for a printable version of our report or read the full version below. State Agency Fast Facts:  The Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) oversees the regulation of credential holders, professional and industry ...
Agency 101: Public Service Commission

Agency 101: Public Service Commission

Click here for a printable version of our report or read the full version below. State Agency Fast Facts:  The Public Service Commission (PSC) is an independent regulatory agency with 3 commissioners appointed to 6-year staggered terms. ...