Author Archives: Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance

FoxConn Project Poses Unasked, Unanswered Questions for Local Officials

Much has been written about state incentives to bring high-tech manufacturer FoxConn to Wisconsin.   Little has been written about proposed local incentives.  The local commitment will likely be significant, so what follows are a few questions that local officials may … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Trump Tax Proposal

The President’s tax proposals are drawing attention from the media, politicians, and the public. They offer potential for major change, but still lack detail. Tax legislation is complicated, and details ultimately matter. Nevertheless, the early ideas merit a few observations. … Continue reading

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Lottery Advertising: You Be the Judge. Or the Statistician.

Wisconsin state budget bills are usually 1,000 or more pages in length and contain many small items that receive little or no attention.  That is not to say, however, that serious questions cannot arise from the minutiae. One example from … Continue reading

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