Touting Tax Relief
A great day talking tax reform with La Crosse friends and neighbors! Revenue Secretary Rick Chandler and I heard some familiar refrains in La Crosse: "taxes are too high" and "taxes are too complicated"once again dominated the conversation. Your chance to give us YOUR two cents (no, not literally) is coming soon. Stay tuned to learn about a tool we'll use to gather as many tax reform opinions and ideas as possible! We're getting close to launching it!
Check out the coverage of our Roundtable at Western Tech:
My op-ed in the La Crosse Tribune
News story in the La Crosse Tribune
TV news coverage on ABC-19
TV news coverage on CBS-8
This news coverage is about more than a particular event. It's an important opportunity to tell our story: jobs are up and taxes are down. Our economy is growing and so are our state's revenues. When we've got a surplus in state government, we give it back to its owners: the hard-working taxpayers who earned it.
Protecting you from the cold
It’s dangerously cold outside. Wisconsin is experiencing an unusually cold winter, and combined with a late, wet harvest and a broken pipeline, conditions created a perfect storm for a propane shortage in many areas of our state. Our administration has taken prompt action to combat this crisis, including making emergency funds and loans available for people hit hardest. If you're having trouble staying warm due to this shortage, please call the toll-free hotline at 1-866-HEATWIS (432-8947).
YOUR Blueprint to Prosperity
That Blueprint for Prosperity sure sounded good when the Governor unveiled the details, but the next natural question is, "how will this actually help me?" The $911.9 million surplus is going back to you and I pulled out the markers to explain how your family will get its fair share. Watch the video and read the coverage in the Baraboo News Republic and Monroe Times. Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch and I are stopping by the Beaver Dam Daily Citizen, Appleton Post-Cresent, and Green Bay Press Gazette, too, to spread the good news. We've got more trips planned for next week to talk with local newspaper editorial boards about our plan to keep our state on the path to greater prosperity.