MacIver News Minute: Sanfelippo Plan Could Fund Transportation Without a Tax Hike

May 2, 2019

A Milwaukee-area lawmaker says he’s got a fix for what ails Wisconsin’s transportation budget. Rep. Joe Sanfelippo proposes shifting half of the sales tax revenue collected on motor vehicle-related sales from the general fund to the transportation fund. A fiscal analysis show the shift could eventually raise a half a billion annually, without a gas tax increase.