Wisconsin Ends Fiscal Year 2017 with $579 Million Surplus
Second largest closing balance since 2000
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker released the following statement today after the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) issued the Annual Fiscal Report showing the state ended Fiscal Year 2017 with a $579 million surplus, the second largest closing balance since 2000.
“Our pro-growth, pro-taxpayer reforms are working, and this is evidenced by the fact we have ended every year with a surplus since taking office,” Governor Walker said. “We will continue to be good stewards of the hard-working taxpayers’ money and continue to provide an accountable government. We are working and winning for Wisconsin.”
Recent Press Releases by Gov. Scott Walker
Governor Walker Proposes Health Care Stability Plan to Stabilize Premiums for Wisconsinites on ObamacareJan 21st, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
"There are hardworking people across our state who are experiencing massive health care premium increases under Obamacare, and that’s unacceptable."
Governor Walker Highlights Historic K-12 Education Investments at Wisconsin Association of School Boards’ State Education ConventionJan 19th, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
"We increased funding by $200 per student for every school in the state this year, and we’re adding another $204 per student on top of that next year."
Wisconsin continues to lead the way forward