GOP Joint Finance motion would forgo $2.4 billion in federal aid, nix $1 billion in tax increases

A motion Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee plan to approve Thursday would mean forgoing $2.4 billion in federal money while nixing $1 billion in general fund tax increases, according to the Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
The memo the agency prepared at the request of JFC member Rep. Evan Goyke, D-Milwaukee, summarizes the $2.4 billion impact of the motion to remove more than 380 items from the budget compared to what Gov. Tony Evers proposed.
In addition, the state would pass up $1 billion in additional federal aid for states that approve expanding Medicaid that was included in the latest...

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