No More Sharing

Shields, Yvette
January 2002
Bond Buyer;
Reports on controversies regarding Wisconsin governor Scott McCallum's plan for ending state aid to local governments through the shared revenue program. Overview of the McCallum's proposed budget adjustment plan; Possible measures made for eliminating shared revenue program by 2004.


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