Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Devastating Walker Budget to Be Finalized - Judy Knauss, PR Watch

Governor Scott Walker likes to claim he solved Wisconsin’s budget problems in his first term when he eviscerated collective bargaining rights for state workers purportedly to address a $3.6 billion budget shortfall. But today the state is facing another $2.2 billion gap, due in large part to a series of tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations that Walker signed into law. Jon Peacock of the Wisconsin Budget Project calls the massive deficit a "self-inflicted wound."

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