Evers signs budget, OKs $2 billion income tax cut, nixes withholding changes, rainy day fund transfer

Gov. Tony Evers OK’d a more than $2 billion income tax cut that reduces one of Wisconsin’s three brackets as he largely signed off on the budget that Republicans sent him last week.
But he nixed a provision to use $705 million in general purpose revenue to update income tax withholding tables and another to transfer $550 million to the budget stabilization fund that Republicans had proposed.
During a signing ceremony at a Whitefish Bay elementary school, Evers said vetoing the entire budget was not an option for him because it would have only hurt kids in schools and the former state superinte...

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