Evers proposes $600 million in tax cuts, repeal of minimum markup on gas

Gov. Tony Evers, two months out from his reelection bid, called for using a portion of the state’s projected $5 billion surplus to cut taxes by $600 million a year.
The plan also includes a call to repeal the minimum markup on fuel and cap at $35 the co-pay an insurer could charge for insulin.
Evers said the state Department of Revenue will release a new projection in the coming days that will put the state’s budget surplus by mid-2023 at more than $5 billion, up from previous projections of $3.8 billion.
The new tax cut call comes after Republicans earlier this year rejected Evers’ proposal t...

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