JFC approves GOP middle-class tax cut along party lines

The Joint Finance Committee approved along party lines the GOP’s version of a middle-class tax cut as Dems complained Republicans were forging ahead without bipartisan support on how to pay for it.
But JFC Co-chair John Nygren, R-Marinette, argued ahead of today’s hearing that Republicans had already compromised because they were taking cues from Dem Gov. Tony Evers on how to target tax cuts to the middle class rather than doing the broader relief some GOP lawmakers preferred.
Republicans want to use the projected $691.5 million gross balance in the general fund at the end of the current fisca...

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