Wisconsin spends more money than ever on outside contractors

Overall, the amount spent by state agencies and the University of Wisconsin System on outside contractors increased by more than 5 percent over the prior year, to a total of $515.8 million. All of the increase owed to state agencies; the UW System held steady at $125 million.

It is the second consecutive year that state spending on outside contractors has risen, up from $417 million in fiscal 2010.

Via Wisconsin Watch.