Real Property Tax Relief for Real People

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Real Property Tax Relief for Real People

E Update - No State Property Tax

This year, you may notice something new on your property tax bill: a big zero under the state portion of the total property tax. No, you’re not seeing things, we completely eliminated the state property tax levy!

That’s right: 100% of Wisconsin taxpayers will see a 100% reduction on their state property tax bill, now and going forward. Plus, as promised, property taxes on the typical home will be lower in 2018 than when we took office in 2010.

We believe you know how to spend your hard-earned money better than the government does. Our across-the-board property tax relief means you’ll have more money in your pocket to spend, save, and invest as you see fit.

This is good for families helping put their kids through school. It’s good for young couples buying their first home and starting a family. It’s good for senior citizens living on a fixed income. And it’s good for our farmers and business owners working to reinvest and grow.

We are working and winning for Wisconsin.

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Investing in Our Infrastructure

E Update - Transportation

Our roadways, bridges, and other infrastructure mediums are essential in the lives of all Wisconsinites, whether it be for commuting, business, or travel. That’s why one of our top priorities is investing in maintaining and developing our infrastructure.

This week, I announced the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will complete the WIS 441 Project a year ahead of schedule. Soon, northeastern Wisconsin residents will have faster access to reliable infrastructure and boosted local economic development.

On top of that good news, our budget invests more than $6 billion into maintaining our roads, bridges, and other infrastructure across the state, and we gave local governments the largest increase in road and bridge aids in more than a decade. In fact, through the end of the state budget, we will have invested a cumulative $24 billion into our transportation system—that’s $3 billion more than the previous administration over the same amount of time.

Investing in our infrastructure is solid, common-sense policy that benefits all Wisconsinites. It’s just one more way we’re moving Wisconsin forward.

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to Wisconsin’s Heroes

E Update - Holiday Message to the Troops

Major General Don Dunbar and I would like to wish a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to the over-10,000 strong brave men and women serving in the Wisconsin National Guard, and to all our service members who selflessly defend our freedoms each and every day.

It’s important we keep in mind, as we spend time with our families this holiday season, that some service members and their families may not get to spend the holidays together this year. Today, and every day, we thank you for your daily, willing sacrifices, and we look forward to your safe return home.

From Our Family to Yours: The Walker’s Holiday Frosted Pecan Recipe

E Update - Holiday Pecan Recipe

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is making a batch of our family’s frosted pecans. The recipe is simple, and they’re perfect for parties, family gatherings, or just enjoying while you watch your favorite Christmas movie. Give it a try—it just might become a holiday staple for you too!

Walker Family Frosted Pecan Recipe


1 egg white

1 tablespoon of water

1 pound of pecans

½ cup of brown sugar

½ cup of sugar

½ teaspoon of cinnamon

¼ teaspoon of nutmeg

¼ teaspoon of salt



1.      Preheat the oven to 250 degrees.

2.      In a bowl, mix together, brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.

3.      Pour pecans in another large bowl.

4.      In a separate small dish, mix the egg white and water.

5.      Pour egg and water mixture over pecans and mix well.

6.      Pour dry ingredient mixture over pecans and mix until all pecans are well coated.

7.      Spread pecans on a cookie sheet and bake 1 hour at 250 degrees, stirring every 15 minutes.

8.      After they are done, let them cool on wax paper for 1 hour before putting in containers.

9.      Eat, enjoy and share with family and friends!

We enjoy sharing all the great news about our state with you. It is an honor to serve as your Governor and represent the people of Wisconsin.


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