Editorial: State budget should be limited to dollars, sense
Wisconsin lawmakers and the governor apparently have a different understanding of the meaning and purpose of a budget than the rest of us.
They’ve taken what should be a statement of expenditures and proposals for financing them and folded in a series of unrelated items that evidently wouldn’t stand on their own.
The $70 billion budget package signed by Gov. Scott Walker June 30 has way too many non-money items — so many that it’s hard to get a clear count.