Make no mistake about it, the recently passed Wisconsin state budget will be a campaign issue during next year’s gubernatorial election. The only question that remains is which narrative will prevail; the one of “Doom and Gloom” being pushed by state Democrats, or will the numbers speak for themselves? If you believe the words of […]
The state of Illinois is nearly $12 billion in debt, which has forced lawmakers to scramble for whatever sources of tax revenue they can. Republican Illinois Governor Bruce Launer has been portrayed in the media as Illinois’ Scott Walker: a GOP reformer trying to bring big state government down to size. Yet, if the latest proposal goes […]
Legislative committee approved Governor’s budget plan to hire 113 new auditors and tax enforcement agents to increase tax collections in Wisconsin.
On Thursday, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue released an optimistic Wisconsin Economic Outlook, detailing an expected recovery that would return Wisconsin employment to 2.9 million by the first quarter of 2014. The report projects Wisconsin employment to grow at a rate of between 1% and 2% per year between now and 2014, bringing the unemployment rate […]