Wisconsin Republicans Considering Massive Tax Increases

What. The. Heck?

MacIver News Service | June 9, 2017

By Bill Osmulski

The Joint Committee on Finance is considering almost a dozen different tax and fee increases to boost transportation funding, according to Fiscal Bureau memos released Thursday.

The Fiscal Bureau laid out 11 options for transportation fund revenue raisers “that have been the subject of frequent legislative inquiry” over the past year.

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Here’s an easy prediction… if the Republicans push through a big tax increase, they will not retain control of both houses of the legislature for the next budget.