LFB projects more than $1 billion structural deficit under Walker’s budget

The state would face a structural deficit of more than $1 billion to start the 2019-21 biennium under the guv's budget for the next two years, according to the Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
While worse than the $211 million structural deficit Gov. Scott Walker's last budget left, it would still be the third best starting point over the past two decades.
It's also higher than the structural deficit of about $735 million Walker's staff had projected when he released his budget last month.
The structural deficit projection for 2019-21 does not take into account potential revenue growth for the next ...

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