MADISON – As Wisconsinites face the highest inflation rate in 40 years, ongoing supply chain issues, and corporate price gouging, State Treasurer and candidate for U.S. Senate Sarah Godlewski today released her “Cut Costs Plan” to lower costs for working families. Built on Godlewski’s past calls for Congress to temporarily suspend the gas tax and pass commonsense solutions to lower the price tag on everyday needs, this plan puts Wisconsin families first by cutting costs now and proposing commonsense solutions for how Wisconsinites can have a little breathing room in the future.
“Prices are soaring, Wisconsinites are stretching their pocketbooks to make ends meet, and Ron Johnson and Washington politicians have just stood by and watched,” said Sarah Godlewski. “My ‘Cut Costs Plan’ offers straightforward solutions that would help immediately lower costs for working families, address the widespread supply chain issues our country is facing, and crack down on corporate greed because working Wisconsinites deserve a fair shake from Washington, not business as usual.”
This afternoon, Sarah will travel to Fitchburg to host a child care roundtable to hear about Wisconsin families’ struggles to access affordable child care and discuss her plan.
Sarah’s plan to cut costs and keep families afloat would:
- Provide immediate relief for soaring energy costs with a gas tax holiday
- Invest in renewable energy now to lower future energy costs
- Improve the supply chain and address food supply delays by making things here at home
- Make housing more affordable, accessible, and sustainable
- Cut the high cost of prescription drugs
- Make the child tax credit permanent
- Expand access to affordable, quality child care
- Impose consequences for price gouging
- Crack down on corporate greed
- Institute a wealth tax and make middle-class tax cuts permanent
Read the full plan here.