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 baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
$500-million in cuts.
The reductions will come by cutting about 3,000 jobs, eliminating two state agencies including the agriculture department, and from other cuts in all state departments.
It’s a bold move considering massive cuts are usually not the solution embraced by most politicians.
The preferred remedies normally involve tax cuts or putting government on the credit card by borrowing.
Conservative TV talk show host Glenn Beck has noticed, and he’s impressed.
Beck praised the Democrat governor, saying, “You have received so much heat, I really do admire you … for taking the tough road here.”
The governor said, “"As a Democrat it made me worry that we might be losing the general consensus to support the role of government in a lot of things that I believe we should be working to provide … taking care of the uninsured, educating our kids."
Wait a minute.
Did you think, by any chance that I was referring to Jim Doyle?
Make cuts, significant cuts, cuts in government spending?
That’s pretty hilarious.
Wisconsin has a $652- million revenue shortfall.
Doyle is so worried about it that he’s leaving the country.
No, I’m talking about New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.
He’s making tough choices that won’t be popular.
That has to be done when your state is billions of dollars in the hole.
Jim Doyle needs to read this.