Taxes

We finally did our taxes the other day and I was sickened to discover that we are in a tax bracket that the federal government apparently feels the need to bribe with tax gimmicks, credits, and refunds. I almost fell off my chair when I saw that I was getting a “Make work pay” credit.  What the hell is that? The government is giving out credit for people who work for a living?  Is that supposed to appease us and make us forget about all the people the feds credit for NOT working?

I was able to participate in Ron Kind's telephone townhall and I recorded the following clips.  I added the thoughts that occured to me while I was listening to Ron answer voter's questions.  Feel free to leave your own comments to this post if you would like to share your own thoughts.

In June, Governor Doyle and Democrats who run the Legislature established new laws requiring drivers to buy more automobile insurance.  The Office of the Commissioner and Insurance, the Wisconsin Insurance Alliance, Republican lawmakers and editorial boards all agree that increase

A memorable tradition continued this past Wednesday as delegates from the Coulee Region visited Madison for Oktoberfest in the Capitol.  This has always been a valuable time to meet with constituents and to listen to their thoughts and views on issues affecting the Greater La Crosse Area as well as to provide a legislative update on issues facing our state.

 

 

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