Create 250,000 new jobs
Will "get government out of the way of employers ... who will then help Wisconsin create 250,000 jobs by 2015, and as we create those new jobs, we will be able to add 10,000 new businesses.”
Require annual audits of fish and wildlife accounts
Will "require increased transparency and accountability by requiring annual audits of our fish and wildlife accounts to ensure that we are prioritizing expenditures an getting maximum value for our sportsmen and women."
Begin to phase out state tax on retirement income
Will "work to begin phasing out the state tax on retirement income to help keep investment capital in Wisconsin instead of watching it go to states like Florida and Arizona."
Create relocation tax credit for businesses moving to Wisconsin
Will create a relocation tax credit for businesses moving to Wisconsin. "For businesses that move to Wisconsin that are not subject to the corporate income tax, my proposal provides a relocation tax credit up to 50% of moving costs. This tax credit is deferrable for up to 10 years, providing new businesses plenty of time to establish roots and grow their workforce."
Toughen reporting requirements for lobbyists
Will "require lobbyists to report all attempts to influence state agency decisions regarding the awarding of state contracts and grants and provide real time disclosure of all contracts and grant awards."
Develop plan to keep Veterans Trust Fund solvent
Will develop plan to keep Veterans Trust Fund solvent. "One of my first jobs as governor will be to develop a long-term plan to ensure the Veterans Trust Fund remains solvent."
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