Capitol Chaos: Bill Would Benefit Brookfield

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BROOKFIELD - While tens of thousands of protesters have been bashing Governor Scott Walker's budget bill, some local leaders see a major upside.

Brookfield's mayor said his city will get an extra $100,000 from the state under the Governor's plan.

"We, in fact, would ultimately benefit by this bill as it's proposed," said Mayor Steven Ponto.

"I say that's good, (to) help bring down the taxes and to help pay for the debt we're in."

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The mayor said extra revenue could help offset property taxes.