“What we’re saying is, take some of that money that is collected on auto sales and instead of pouring it into the general fund, start over time putting it into the transportation fund,” Sanfelippo said.
The governor fails to recognize that there are many better ways to address the transportation funding problem without resorting to a tax increase that would disproportionately harm lower- and middle-class families.
Gov. Tony Evers’ first budget proposes giving more authority to unelected bureaucrats, reducing transparency, reversing state law to cede more power to the federal government, and would raise taxes by at least $1,000 per person in Wisconsin to pay for it, critics argue.
Overall private medical spending would actually go up $1.1 billion, with a net loss in benefit to the state of $600.3 million in 2020, if the state accepted Obamacare federal funding to increase Medicaid coverage.