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Governor Evers’ Budget: What You Need to Know

Read WILL's analysis before the legislature votes

By - May 8th, 2019 02:27 pm

With the legislature’s Joint Finance Committee scheduled to start voting on Governor Evers’ proposed budget on Thursday, the debate is about to come to a head. To be fully prepared with research you can trust, WILL has authored a number of timely, comprehensive studies and articles on various portions of the budget.

Take a look at the work WILL’s legal and policy experts have done on the Evers budget proposal and what it would mean for the State of Wisconsin.

Medicaid Expansion

Regulatory Reform

  • It’s Time to Repeal the Minimum Markup Law: The government should have no role in artificially inflating the price of goods. A partial repeal is estimated to save Wisconsinites more than $350 million per year on gas alone.

K-12 Education — Overall

  • Governor Tony Evers‘ tries to turn back the clock on education reform, Thomas B. Fordham Institute. “As states like Tennessee and Florida push forward new broad-based education reform initiatives that deepen, strengthen, and broaden school choice, Wisconsin can ill afford to move in the opposite direction.”

K-12 Education — Spending

K-12 Education — School Choice

The Budget — Overall

For more information on Governor Evers’ budget, please see our friends at the MacIver Institute (who have doneterrific fiscal analysis on the budget) and the Badger Institute (who recently publishedThe High Cost of Increasing the Minimum Wage in Wisconsin).

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