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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

More than $1 Billion in Income Left State in Doyle’s First 6 Years


More than $1 Billion in Income Left State in Doyle’s First 6 Years

MacIver News Service | October 6, 2010



[Madison, Wisc...] Wisconsin lost out on more than a billion dollars in adjusted gross income from individuals who fled the state during the first six years of the Doyle Administration.

An analysis of data from the Tax Foundation shows that from 2003-2008 the State of  Wisconsin lost $1,163,861,000 in adjusted gross income. In that six year span, a net of nearly 21,700 tax filers migrated from Wisconsin to other states.

While many left for warm weather states like Florida (6,340), Arizona (4,463), California (2,154) and Texas (3,078), Wisconsin tax filers also moved in large numbers to states like Minnesota (1,190), North Carolina (1,652), Washington (1,253) and Colorado (2,155).

The losses would have been much worse had not more than 10,000 filers migrated to Wisconsin from Illinois and another 3,000 from Michigan.

The figures are available at the website MyTaxBurden.org/migration and are adjusted for inflation.

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