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Curmudgeon's Corner

cur-mud-geon: anyone who hates hypocrisy and pretense and has the temerity to say so; anyone with the habit of pointing out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humorous manner

While The Cat Is Away...

Economy, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, Wisconsin

The state's Joint Finance Committee will be working during this holiday period ostensibly due to the enormous task they face to perfect the various budget measures now on their desks.

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Guv To Cut Local Tax Sharing

Economy, Germantown, Political, Quality of Life, School Board, Taxes, Village Board, Wisconsin, MATC

Governor Doyle, late yesterday afternoon, held a press conference to tell reporters that he was going to have to reduce local government and local school revenue sharing by some 2.5%.  That brings several things to mind.

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Village Buzz - May 21st...

Education, Quality of Life, Village Buzz, School Board

GTA Job Actions Reported...

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Credit Card Curbs

Economy, Political, Quality of Life, U.S.

Likely to ultimately go under the general category of "unintended consequences" is the about-to-be-signed bill that will limit the credit card companies in what they can do and how they can do it.

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Doyle Raising Taxes? You Must Be Kidding!

Economy, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, Wisconsin

Governor Doyle has been quoted as saying that he may have to raise taxes in order to continue to fund education in Wisconsin.

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