Dean Knudson

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Name: Dean Knudson
Date registered: May 2, 2012

Latest posts

  1. In Defense of Revenue Limit Law — June 9, 2017
  2. 10 truths for conservatives at budget time (and why Walker is right to oppose gas tax hike) — January 12, 2017

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Jun 09

In Defense of Revenue Limit Law

One of my favorite reforms from the Tommy Thompson era is the revenue limit law for school districts.  This 1993 law is a testament to faith in the wisdom of local voters.  The law ended sharp property tax increases by requiring voter approval for a local district to raise revenue beyond a limit based on …

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Jan 12

10 truths for conservatives at budget time (and why Walker is right to oppose gas tax hike)

Governor Walker has consistently opposed any increase in Wisconsin’s gas tax unless balanced by tax cuts elsewhere in the budget.  Walker believes funding for roads is a priority but the money should come from existing revenue.  He is right on both counts. These 10 truths about government and budgeting help explain why.  Conservatives should remember these …

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