Scott Walker today in his State of the State speech called for a new tax credit of $100 per child as the guv asked lawmakers to make sure checks show up before students start school this fall.
Walker said the tough decisions of the past eight years have paid off, creating a surplus.
"As I promised, when we have a surplus, we will give it back to you, the hardworking taxpayers. This is your reform dividend. You deserve it," Walker said.
The plan would cost $122 million and be covered by the boost in the state’s surplus for the 2017-19 budget, which is now projected to be $385.2 million. That’s ...