AFP Applauds State Assembly on Passing Responsible Budget
Excited to Send Prevailing Wage Reform to the Governor's Desk for Approval
MADISON, Wis. — Today, Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin praises the Wisconsin State Assembly for passing a fiscally responsible budget that includes prevailing wage repeal for local governments and will cut taxes for Wisconsinites across the state. Staff and volunteers from AFP’s Wisconsin chapter have worked tirelessly for months to raise awareness on possible savings that could be realized by repealing the prevailing wage and have been among the state’s strongest advocates for free market reforms.
Eric Bott, state director of Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin, had the following to say:
“The Wisconsin legislature should be congratulated on passing three budgets in a row without any increase in the income or property tax. Thanks to their hard work, Wisconsin families and small businesses across the state will be keeping more of their hard-earned paychecks.”
“This year, parents will finally have the freedom to choose the best school for their individual child’s needs, and most importantly, the state remains on a fiscally responsible track by repealing prevailing wage for local governments.”
Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans. For more information, visit www.americansforprosperity.org
Mentioned in This Press Release
Recent Press Releases by AFP Wisconsin
"Americans for Prosperity encourages the legislature to work with Governor-elect Evers to address this mounting due process crisis in 2019."
"The public overwhelmingly embraces the craft beverage industry and innovative event venue options like wedding barns."
"Taxpayer handouts to corporations are not the solution for providing Wisconsin with a pro-growth business environment that benefits all businesses."