Playing Politics in Wisconsin with Property Tax Relief?

October 16, 2013

Providing property tax “relief” seems to be the go-to crowd-pleaser for Wisconsin governors on both sides of the aisle. “Legislators find it so tempting to score political points by giving back money in ways that aren’t sustainable,” says Wisconsin Budget Project Director Jon Peacock. “I think Wisconsin politicians have felt less pressure to be careful stewards than legislators in other states. I’m not sure why.”

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