While not headline-grabbing, Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed state budget creates a structural deficit of over $1 billion. If enacted, Evers’ budget…
The governor's budget proposal would significantly reduce the state's general fund cash balance.
The state also deposited $105.8 million into the state's rainy day fund, bringing the total to $761.8 million — the fund's largest balance in state history.
OUR VIEW: His appointment to lead budget committee mirrors shift in Republican influence across state
With the added revenue, Republican leaders have said they'd like to explore possible tax cuts, while Democratic lawmakers are more interested in investing in underfunded programs
After eight years in office, Walker never fulfilled his campaign promise to balance the state budget using the GAAP method.
Two recent state reports provide contrasting pictures of Wisconsin’s financial condition.
Recent word of surprise tax revenues and higher-than-expected state surpluses are setting off the predictable fiscal feeding frenzy in the sta…