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Statement from Rep. Barca on LFB analysis of Walker tax plan

Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) issued the following statement today after the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau released a memo regarding the budget impact of Gov. Walker's tax proposals

By - Feb 25th, 2013 05:00 pm

MADISON – Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) issued the following statement today after the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau released a memo regarding the budget impact of Gov. Walker‘s tax proposals:

“Looking at these nonpartisan numbers released today it is clear that Gov. Walker’s tax cut is slanted toward higher-income families. Those who make more get far more of the pie. Those who are working for average wages get far less benefit.

“The way this is structured raises huge issues. It is clear Gov. Walker’s budget will create a structural deficit.

“Gov. Walker’s economic stewardship is being criticized from every corner by academics, economists, think tanks and conservative taxpayer groups. And the common conclusion is that what he has proposed will not create jobs or spur economic recovery.

“A true middle-class budget would balance real middle-class income tax relief with investments in important areas such as public education and access to affordable health care. Unfortunately the governor has again chosen to ignore Wisconsin’s long-term health in order to score short-term political points.”

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