WisGOP: More jobs, higher wages vs. more spending, higher taxes

Contact: Alec Zimmerman
(608) 257-4765
Governor Walker has a bold agenda to keep Wisconsin working for generations to come, while Tony Evers would take Wisconsin backward
[Madison, WI]— Because of Governor Walker’s bold leadership, wages are higher, property and income taxes are lower now than in 2010, there are more people working this year than ever before, and unemployment has been at or below 3 percent for eight straight months. In contrast, Tony Evers would take Wisconsin backward with more spending and higher income, property, and gas taxes – even saying an increase in the gas tax of up to $1 per gallon is “on the table.”
“This race is a clear contrast between Governor Walker, who has delivered on his promises to Wisconsin voters with more jobs and higher wages, and Tony Evers who will raise taxes on hard working Wisconsin families and job creators,” said Mark Morgan, Executive Director for the Republican Party of Wisconsin. “Tony Evers will take Wisconsin backward to the days of high unemployment and higher taxes. Wisconsin cannot afford Tony Evers.”
More jobs and higher wages with Scott Walker
  • Under Governor Walker, unemployment has been at or below 3 percent for eight straight months.
  • This year there were more people working than ever before.
  • Governor Walker has delivered over $8 billion in tax relief for Wisconsin families.
  • Income and property taxes are lower now than in 2010.
  • Governor Walker eliminated an entire tax.
More spending and higher taxes with Tony Evers
  • Tony Evers will roll back the Manufacturing and Agriculture Tax Credit, which would increase taxes on Wisconsin farmers and small businesses.
  • Tony Evers will increase property taxes, income taxes, and the gas tax by as much as $1 per gallon.
  • According to Tony Evers’ public statements he could raise taxes $7.2 billion.
  • Tony Evers will overturn reforms that have saved local school districts more than $3.2 billion.
  • Tony Evers’ tax increases will cost Wisconsin jobs.
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