Monthly Archives: February 2012

County revenue and spending drops

A reduction in state aid was partly responsible for a drop in general revenues among Wisconsin’s 72 counties from 2009 to 2010. A new release from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) shows that while county tax revenue rose from … Continue reading

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The fork in the road

Lewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland—One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. “Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” was his response. “I … Continue reading

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Why didn’t we save a bit?

Revised revenue estimates from the state’s Legislative Fiscal Bureau show tax collections this year and next are likely to be weaker than what was expected during budget deliberations last May. Economic conditions are weaker than expected, resulting in lower tax … Continue reading

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