In a rare move, State Representatives Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna), Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay), John Nygren (R-Marinette), David Steffen (R-Howard), and John Macco (R-Bellevue) announced they were endorsing 24-year-old Alex Renard. The move raised eyebrows among many political observers.
Currently in our tax code raisins are tax exempt and yogurt is tax exempt, but yogurt-covered raisins are taxable. And honey is tax exempt and roasted nuts are tax exempt, but honey-roasted nuts are taxable.
If a budget reflects the priorities of the state, then this budget shows we are prioritizing educational investment and innovation, long term tax reform, and efficient and effective government for the citizens of our great state.