Report: $2 billion needed to maintain current state spending
11:06 AM, Nov 9, 2018
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A new report says it will take more than $2 billion just to maintain current state spending levels with some modest increases.
The analysis from the Wisconsin Policy Forum released Friday illustrates the dilemma facing incoming Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and the Republican-controlled Legislature. Evers will have to introduce a balanced budget early next year for the Legislature to consider.