Your Help is Needed TODAY – Contact the Joint Committee on Finance about the Forest Mill Tax
The Joint Committee on Finance (JCF) has concluded their public hearings and has started to work through the budget bill. This is a crucial time for JCF to hear from you on the Forestry Mill Tax. Even if you have contact your state legislators on this issue NOW is the the to reiterate your thoughts on this budget provision directly to the member of JCF.
The Governor’s 2017-19 Biennial Budget – Assembly Bill 64/Senate Bill 30 – contains the provision to defund the Forestry Mill Tax. WWOA and MANY LEGISLATORS and other conservation organizations strongly oppose the removal of the Forestry Mill Tax funding in the state budget because it places Wisconsin’s nationally recognized forests and their resulting benefits at great risk. Learn more about the Forestry Mill Tax.