News Conference: Assembly Republicans Unveil Agriculture Bills
On February 10, 2020, Assembly Republicans unveiled the specifics of their agriculture package which includes five bills. The bills would include an estimated $9 million in available sole proprietor health insurance deductions and a three-year targeted tax credit for the state’s smallest farms, as a well as amendments to two of the bills proposed by Gov. Tony Evers. Republicans also signaled a likely rejection of Evers’ proposal to add staffing to state departments aimed at assisting farmers.