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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

For the millionth time, high taxes are an economic killer

It’s been reported and well-documented many times and now there’s new evidence: High taxes send people to the moving vans. The MacIver Institute reports:

"Wisconsin's high tax rates could encourage many people to leave the state, particularly high-income residents who pay the greatest share of taxes, says a new study from the John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy and the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).

"Calculations show that people moving from Wisconsin to neighboring states - Iowa, Minnesota and Michigan - can keep more money in their pockets thanks to better tax climates. Illinois is the only state that shares a border with Wisconsin where taxpayers are always worse off.

And last week, wrote:

“…taxes are indisputably a major factor in determining where businesses and capital and families locate.”

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