Thursday, September 11, 2014

Remember that day in March when we allegedly had a budget surplus and there was just gobs of money to give away to "workers, parents, seniors, property owners, veterans, job creators, and others"?

Blueprint for Prosperity: Governor Scott Walker Signs Over $500 Million in Tax Relief into Law. Returns vast majority of $1 billion surplus to people of Wisconsin.  (Office of the Governor news release, 3/24/2014)

Anybody feel left out?

Turns out there wasn't really a surplus after all.
The Beloit Daily News editorial board supposes.  (9/11/2014)
State Senator Paul Farrow responds to Legislative Fiscal Bureau memo with snarly campaign rhetoric.  (9/9/2014)
Robin Vos and Sheila Harsdorf Are "Putting Taxpayers First".  (9/8/2014)
When is a "Statement on Legislative Fiscal Bureau Memo" a Republican campaign commercial.  (9/8/2014)
Projected Wisconsin budget shortfall deja vu.  (9/8/2014)
Joint Committee on Finance co-chair cites the need to manage the taxpayers' money well (in 2012).  (9/8/2014)

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