Thursday, August 09, 2012

Gov. Walker, You're Not Finished Yet

Not a surprise; that "balanced budget" funding had to come from somewhere.

...Ranking 10th on the list of the highest tax states, however, is not so hot for taxpayers.

That’s where Wisconsin stands — or stood — according to the most recent U.S. Census data, which tracks 2008-09 state revenue.

While tax trackers don’t have more up-to-date numbers, they say the Badger State likely has remained in the top 10 on the tax burden charts in the intervening years, thanks to big tax hikes in 2009-10 and inertia in removing those increases since.

It's not "inertia."  State spending cannot be balanced without equal State revenues, and Wisconsin is still a big-spending State.

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