THU PM Update: Legislative leaders float competing proposals for expected boost in state revenue

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-- The latest revenue estimates give the guv and lawmakers an additional $451.9 million -- and maybe more -- to play with ahead of the fall election with competing proposals to spend the money or create new tax cuts.
The estimates come as Gov. Tony Evers formally released an $8.5 million package to help farmers and rural economies, while Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, again called for a new property tax cut.
Still, Republicans were quick to push back on any rush to spend the money.
"With this new revenue, R...

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