Different Versions of Budget Repair Bill Are Largely Similar on Fiscal Issues

Jon Peacock and Tamarine Cornelius
March 2, 2011

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The 2011 budget adjustment bill provoked intense debate in the Wisconsin State Assembly, but most of the disputes have centered on non-fiscal policy changes. In terms of fiscal changes, the version of the budget adjustment bill that was offered by Assembly Democrats was substantially similar to the version that was eventually passed by the Republican-controlled Assembly. A third version, proposed by Senator Mark Miller on February 28th, does not include the debt restructuring but is otherwise similar. Read full publication.