But at first blush, this looks to be approximately 70 percent of the entire GPR budget in one, sweeping, secretly-negotiated omnibus motion, on which no public hearing was held.
New taxes. New fees. New fund transfers. New mandates. New policies.
Funny, we can’t remember a lot of these items being discussed at last week’s Doyle/Pocan/Miller press conference. The media focused on the layoffs and furloughs which account for just a small fraction of what’s being done to cover the ever-worsening budget deficit in Wisconsin.