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 young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
The following appears in the latest edition of the Wisconsin Conservative Digest and is re-printed here with permission of the publisher.
Two different states, two different budgets
By state Representative Dan Knodl
24th Assembly District
I noted with interest a recent Chicago Tribune article entitled, “
I’ve spoken at great length in recent months about the measures we took here in
Now, when I see how
These tax hikes had two major consequences. First, they caused a great number of businesses and jobs to flee
That is why I’m mystified at
What was the result?
Meanwhile, with a solvent state budget of our own, we continue to hear about local municipalities and school districts here in
The changes we’ve enacted in
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Rep.Knodl@legis.wi.gov or call (608) 266-3796.
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