WisGOP tax plan not Koo-Kooky for roads, but regressive garbage for everything else

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A few thoughts after briefly looking into the Transportation Fund and General Fund sides of the latest Koo-Koo tax plan by the Wisconsin GOP. 

Oddly, the Transportation Fund side isn’t that bad. I wrongly predicted that the new sales tax on gasoline would go to the General Fund and be set up as a transfer to the Transportation Fund. It does not, and in fact it stops another regular transfer of General Fund money. The only other big difference that hadn’t been mentioned previously is a new “hybrid tax” intended to make up the difference for those vehicles’ lower fuel consumption.

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