Impeach Gov. Jim Doyle of Wisconsin
"Going forward, my mind will be open to every solution -- except one. We should not -- we must not -- and I will not -- raise taxes. Wisconsin's problem is not that we tax too little. It is that we spend too much. If common sense doesn't lead us to that conclusion, simple arithmetic will. Wisconsin is already one of the nation's most heavily taxed states. Adding to the burden would make it virtually impossible to attract new jobs while destroying more than 50,000 of the ones we already have." Wisconsin is equal to California in debt = 8 billion dollars. Increasing the annual car registration fee by 36%. This $20 increase (bringing it from $55 to $75). This would amount to the biggest single increase ever in vehicle registration fees, costing tax payers about $170 million more over the next two years. ANOTHER JIM DOYLE TAX INCREASE Adding 791 new state workers. In 2002 when running for governor, Doyle said he would try to cut 10,000 state jobs by 2010. ANOTHER JIM DOYLE TAX INCREASE Doubling (from $3 to $6 for every $1,000 of sale price) the real estate transfer fee paid when property is sold, costing taxpayers about $140 million more over the next two years. ANOTHER JIM DOYLE TAX INCREASE Raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes $1.25, to $2.02. ANOTHER JIM DOYLE TAX INCREASE Tax hospitals 1% of their gross revenues. Over two years, the hospital tax would bring in $418 million. ANOTHER JIM DOYLE TAX INCREASE Increase driver's license fees by $10, from $24 to $34 for renewal. ANOTHER JIM DOYLE TAX INCREASE Tax oil companies to fund roads. ANOTHER JIM DOYLE TAX INCREASE Use some of the new transportation money to pay for school busing, debt and other costs. COOKING THE BOOKS WITH JIM DOYLE
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