Bruce Tangeman, who ran the state’s Department of Revenue, also wrote that any potential new taxes would support what he called an unsustainable budget, as well as permanent fund dividends.
Southeast lawmakers agree on need for fiscal plan but differ on components
Sitka Republican Sen. Bert Stedman, for example, doesn’t see the need to pass a broad-based tax now as part of the fiscal plan. But he does want to limit permanent fund draws.
Special session to begin Thursday after lawmakers fail to compromise
Gov. Walker has called an immediate special session on the state’s fiscal future. Legislators didn’t pass a budget, but did pass bills on ride-sharing, criminal justice and REAL ID.