It’s Long Past Time To Fix It
The issue has been studied, reports have been issued, and recommendations have been put forth. People gathered in 70 of the State’s 72 Counties to send the same message to Madison – it’s time to fix our roads.
Budget Cuts Felt in Our Public Schools
Who has benefited by these cuts? Not local property taxpayers. In the last six years, according to a memo recently hailed by one of my Republican colleagues, state aid has fallen by $90 per student. But property taxes have increased by $91 per student.
More For Millionaires, Less For Our Schools
The three recent Republican budgets have funneled hundreds of millions more to millionaires and unaccountable voucher schools while cutting general aid to over 75% of the school districts in the state.
More For Millionaires, Fewer Jobs Created
Non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau Memo shows that Wisconsin added 3 times as many manufacturing in the three years before the Manufacturing and Agriculture tax credit was enacted than in the three years after.
A Great Place to Visit
Those of us lucky enough to share the hospitality of our neighbors and businesses know that it is not just the unmatched natural beauty of the North that draws so many to Northern Wisconsin.
Talking With Fourth Graders
The Governor and my Republican colleagues continue to talk the talk of supporting public schools. It will take more than an occasional trip to Northern Wisconsin or a handful of inconsequential bills to prove that they mean what they say.