FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 18, 2018
Contact: Alec Zimmerman
Wisconsin agriculture industry grows with Walker’s leadership, while Tony Evers’ reckless policies would take Wisconsin farmers backward
[Madison, WI] — With the reforms of Governor Walker, Wisconsin farms now export $3.5 billion in agricultural supplies to 147 countries around the world. Wisconsin farms now export over $3.5 billion in agricultural supplies to 147 countries around the world. Tony Evers would take Wisconsin farmers backward by eliminating crucial tax relief for farmers all while pushing a variety of other tax hikes including raising the gas tax by as much as $1 per gallon.
“Wisconsin farmers cannot afford Tony Evers,” said Alec Zimmerman, spokesman for the Republican Party of Wisconsin. “Evers’ agenda, which includes rolling back the Manufacturing and Agriculture Tax Credit, would have a devastating impact on Wisconsin farmers who are working hard to make ends meet. Governor Walker will continue to support Wisconsin farmers and invest in our state’s priorities without increasing taxes on hard-working families.”
Scott Walker’s record of helping farmers:
Governor Walker created the Manufacturing and Agriculture Tax Credit, which lowered the tax burden on Wisconsin farmers.
Governor Walker worked to expand global market reach for Wisconsin farmers.
Under Governor Walker, property taxes are lower now than they were in 2010.
Tony Evers’ plans would hurt Wisconsin farms:
Tony Evers would roll back the Manufacturing and Agriculture Tax Credit and raise taxes on Wisconsin farmers.
Tony Evers wants to raise property taxes, income taxes, and the gas tax by as much as $1 per gallon.
Tony Evers’ plans to raise taxes would hurt Wisconsin family farms and take Wisconsin backward.