Second largest closing balance since 2000
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker released the following statement today after the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) issued the Annual Fiscal Report showing the state ended Fiscal Year 2017 with a $579 million surplus, the second largest closing balance since 2000.
“Our pro-growth, pro-taxpayer reforms are working, and this is evidenced by the fact we have ended every year with a surplus since taking office,” Governor Walker said. “We will continue to be good stewards of the hard-working taxpayers’ money and continue to provide an accountable government. We are working and winning for Wisconsin.”