Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
In about a month or less, Franklin property taxpayers will be getting their annual Christmas present in the mail courtesy of the locally elected officials that have the power to tax and spend, even during a raging recession.
Six of the seven elected CITY officials supported a city budget that increases property taxes.
Four of seven elected SCHOOL BOARD members supported a school budget that increases property taxes. One member, David Works, was absent for the most important vote of the year. So, for our purposes and to be accurate, four of six elected School Board members present supported a school budget that increases property taxes.
That means that during this year’s budget cycle, 10 out of 13 elected city officials supported budgets that increase your property taxes,
Let’s put this in some sort of perspective. Does anyone honestly believe that 77% of
Our elected representatives are completely out of touch with the populace.
Despite whatever positive spin the taxers and spenders put on their budgets (they claim they're "responsible"),