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Residents get input on state budget

(Published April 25, 2007, 10:54 a.m.)

Wisconsin Representatives Thomas Lothian (R-Williams Bay, 32nd district) and Samanth Kerkman (R-Burlington, 66th district) will hold a budget listening session at the Lake Geneva City Hall-Senior Center from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May. 2.

Both representatives will answer questions from constituents. There is no specific topic for the session. It will be a general discussion on the state budget process and this year's budget.

The representatives allege Gov. Jim Doyle's budget includes $4.5 billion in increased spending and $3.1 billion in borrowing, accounting for an average tax increase of $2,144 for a family of four.
The Lake Geneva City Hall is located at 626 Geneva St.

Contact Lothian at (888) 534-0032 or via e-mail at rep.lothian@legis.wisconsin.gov. Contact Kerkman at (888) 534-0066 or via e-mail at rep.kerkman@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Lothian represents the southern half of Walworth County and Wheatland Township in Kenosha County. Kerkman represents Burlington, Twin Lakes and much of central Kenosha County.


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