Veto Pen Hits Republican Tax Plan

Veto Pen Hits Republican Tax Plan

Wisconsin’s governor is once again saying ‘No’ to a tax cut from Republican lawmakers.

Governor Evers yesterday vetoed the proposed two billion-dollar tax cut, calling it an unserious plan. Republican lawmakers want to use Wisconsin’s record, nearly seven billion-dollar budget surplus to pay for the tax cut. The governor says he’d rather spend the surplus on child care, a Medicaid expansion, and other programs.

This is the second time the governor has scuttled a Republican tax cut this year. He vetoed a three billion-dollar tax cut out of the state budget over the summer.

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