They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, a headline is worth a million. As of 10:02 am, today’s online headline of Jason Stein’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story reads “GOP panel votes for corporate tax break” with a subhead that reads “But Joint Finance Committee further cuts credits for working poor.” You can read the story for yourself here.
How much more crystal clear could it be? Republicans are beholden to the “haves” and don’t seem to care about the “have nots.”
Now do you understand why they are intent on rushing this budget through and their Senators are afraid to stand for a recall election?
I’d like to dedicate the Cyndi Lauper song about strength and perseverance to all 12 Repubs on the budget committee. Because I certainly “see your true colors shining through.”
Mark Pocan was elected to represent the 78th Assembly District in November of 1998. During Mark's career, he has served on numerous committees highlighted by three terms on the Joint Committee on Finance and one term as co-chair of that committee.