No matter how hard one might try, it is impossible to put lipstick on Governor Doyle's piggy budget.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recognized what was going on with this budget. They even titled it:
Doyle seeks tax, fee boosts
Even something as basic as his campaign promise of only allowing vehicle registration to only go up by $10, is gone. Basically, Governor Doyle lied. Instead Governor Doyle proposed a $20 increase-
Handing the Legislature his two-year budget, the governor also called for a $20 increase in the annual car registration fee. The 36% boost would bring it from $55 to $75.
In his re-election campaign last year, he said he supported an increase of about $10.
The biggest single increase ever in vehicle registration fees, it would cost Wisconsin drivers about $170 million more over the next two years.
I have got so much to say about this Governor Doyle's piggy budget- but I will have to get to it later.