“But in comparison to other states, Wisconsin’s total tax bite on incomes plummeted to just above the national average in newly released figures.
And the Badger State’s consistent top-five tax perch has slipped steadily down to 15th in the latest rankings.”
And just in case Scott Walker wasn’t happy enough…
• School spending: In 2007, spending at the K-12 grade level tumbled below the per-capita U.S. average for the first time in at least two decades and likely much longer. The state had been in the top 10 for many years, with spending up to 18% more than average. The newest national ranking: 22.