Wisconsin budget gets $753 million boost in tax collections
The Wisconsin state budget will have $753 million more than originally expected, thanks largely to a one-time spike in tax collections due to federal tax law changes.

The money now becomes available for the Legislature as it`s working on the two-year spending plan. But Republican leaders don`t appear to be on the same page Wednesday about what to do.

Gov. Tony Evers says he used $56 million of the money to pay down debt and wants lawmakers to spend $33 million on technical colleges and workforce development...


Ken Notes: I have to agree with the tech school investment here. In fact I would go further and see if we could improve school to work secondary programs for students not entering post secondary programs. Regarding roads, I wonder if we could leverage some funds to get local projects moving forward...

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