Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Watching the bottom line
After hours of debate in both the Assembly and Senate, lawmakers finished work on the state's two year budget. The 1,532 page document now awaits the Governor's signature.
A few budget facts might help to make sense of the financial shape of the state. This budget;
Brings in more money.
Spends more than previous budgets.
Raises some taxes and fees.
Lowers some taxes and fees.