Wisconsin Senate passes governor's tax cuts

CREATED Mar 4, 2014

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MADISON -- The state Senate has approved Republican Gov. Scott Walker's $504 million tax cut plan.
The proposal would send $406 million to technical colleges to reduce their property tax hit and cut income taxes by $98.6 million. The plan would shrink property taxes on a median-valued home by $131 on this December's bills and save the typical taxpayer $46 in income taxes.
The Senate passed the bill 17-15 Tuesday. The Assembly passed the measure last month but the bill has to go back to that house because the Legislature's budget committee tweaked it before the Senate took it up.