JFC approves adding GOP tax plan to budget

The GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee today added a package to the budget that would produce a net reduction in taxes of $378.6 million, including an income tax reduction that would average $75 per person.
Separately, the committee was expected to vote Thursday on a standalone bill that would add another $136.1 million in income tax cuts and redistribute $61 million in reductions already in current law.
Dems said the tax cut package added to the budget fell short of what Gov. Tony Evers proposed after campaigning on plan targeting the middle class last fall.
JFC Co-Chair John Nygren, R-Ma...

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