5/21/2019
Rep. Allen proposes 1% origination fee on conduit bonds With 98% of bonds being issued outside Wisconsin, this is a great way to fund the Wisconsin Technical College System at virtually no expense to Wisconsin taxpayers. #ServingYou #SavingYouMoney #WIBudget
5/21/2019
Rep. Allen proposes way to curtail wasteful administrative costs With Wisconsin ranking 4th in education spending behind Luxembourg, Norway, and Austria, we can no longer afford to be sloppy with the distribution of taxpayer dollars on education. #SmarterInvestments #Accountability #Results #WIBudget
5/17/2019
Rep. Allen submits budget amendment aimed at protecting consumers from shady loan program With problems in other states, forward-thinking proposal limits PACE loans to commercial properties or residential properties with five or more units; #ConsumerProtection #WIBudget
5/16/2019
Rep. Allen budget motion limits general transportation aid to spending on road construction and maintenance Current law permits other costs to be included, such as vehicle costs, building expenditures, debt service payments, and policing; aid payments to local governments about $460 million. #SustainableSolutions #NotYourGrandfathersGovernment #WIBudget
5/16/2019
General transportation aid reform proposal repositions Wisconsin to better control spending Current general transportation aid formula has not been modified in decades, leading to sloppy distribution of road dollars. #SustainableSolutions #NotYourGrandfathersGovernment #WIBudget
5/15/2019
Rep. Allen submits budget amendment limiting mass transit subsidies Some Wisconsin transit systems are taking taxpayers for a ride. #Fair #Sustainable #WIBudget
5/10/2019
Representative Allen proposes $2 million grant program for spinal cord injury research Bryon Riesch, the 2018 ‘Waukesha Freeman Citizen of the Year,’ was inspirational; funds would go towards developing new therapies and novel medical devices. #Hope #WIBudget
5/7/2019
Rep. Allen proposes tax relief for individuals and families struggling with rare disease A supply of just 5,400 calories can cost $123; amendment would a non-refundable income tax credit which would reimburse 50% or up to $5,000 for affected individuals. #WIBudget