Don’t get me wrong... this is a good start, but it’s hardly the kind of bold initiative to bring down the cost of government that Wisconsin needs.
Walker said Tuesday, following a speech at the Wisconsin Technology Council, that he was eying the state’s current projected budget surplus of $342 million for the income tax cut.
“We think it’s reasonable to focus in on the surplus. The surplus is $342 million,” he said. “The taxpayers are obviously at the forefront of making that possible.”
Earlier on Tuesday Vos said the income tax cut would be at least $300 million to $350 million.
“I hope that’s a low end of the number,” Vos said.
I have been reading about their proposal to create or expand the gas tax, vehicle registration fees, a new mileage tax or toll roads because the DOT is broke. I guess we can have our cake and get eaten too!