Office of Governor Scott Walker
October 16, 2017
Contact: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839
Wisconsin Ends Fiscal Year 2017 with $579 Million Surplus
Second largest closing balance since 2000
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker released the following statement today after the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) issued the Annual Fiscal Report showing the state ended Fiscal Year 2017 with a $579 million surplus, the second largest closing balance since 2000.“Our pro-growth, pro-taxpayer reforms are working, and this is evidenced by the fact we have ended every year with a surplus since taking office,” Governor Walker said. “We will continue to be good stewards of the hard-working taxpayers’ money and continue to provide an accountable government. We are working and winning for Wisconsin.”
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