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Todd A. Berry or Dale Knapp
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

New Legislature Has Few New Faces, More Experience

WISTAX Takes A Look At New State Senate, Assembly

February 2, 2017

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MADISON—Following one of the “greenest” legislatures in years, the new 2017-18 state senate and assembly have few new faces, and thus more experience dealing with major state issues. Their experience will be tested almost immediately as lawmakers use their first six months reviewing and remaking the governor’s proposed state budget for 2017-19.

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Todd A. Berry or David Callender
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

Lifting the Veil on Wisconsin’s State Budget Process

Column by WISTAX President Todd A. Berry

February 1, 2017

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WISTAX President Todd Berry explains Wisconsin's state budget process and its importance to state residents.

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Todd A. Berry or David Callender
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

2016 State-Local Tax Burden Continues Edging Down

But State Tax Collection Growth Outpaces Local in 2011-16

January 18, 2017

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MADISON—Wisconsin’s overall state-local tax burden declined again last year, even as state tax collections continued to outpace local revenue growth, according to a new report, “State Tax Growth Outpaces Local Increases,” the annual recap of total tax information from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX). WISTAX is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization devoted to public policy research and citizen education.

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Todd A. Berry, Dale Knapp, or David Callender
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

First Estimate: Total Increases on Arriving Property Tax Bills to Average 1.6%

WISTAX Researchers Project 2016-17 Statewide Levy Increases

December 21, 2016

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WISTAX researchers provide exclusive data on projected 2016-17 property tax bills.

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Todd A. Berry or Dale Knapp
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

First Estimate: Total Increases on Arriving Property Tax Bills to Average 1.6%

WISTAX Researchers Project 2016-17 Statewide Levy Increases

December 20, 2016

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MADISON—Total property taxes on bills arriving across Wisconsin will increase 1.6%, according to an exclusive estimate from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX), a nonpartisan policy research organization.
 

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