From last year's Fighting BobFest: Dave Obey uttered the progressive quote of the year | WisCommunity

From last year's Fighting BobFest: Dave Obey uttered the progressive quote of the year

Dave Obey spoke to activists at Fighting BobFest in Chippewa Falls last year in the midst of Scott Walker's "we're broke" rhetoric:

“How has Wisconsin changed since I left the Legislature (to go to Congress)  in 1969?” Obey asked. He said the bottom level tax rate is up by 70 percent and  the top rate is down by 22 percent.

“If all the governor did was change the top rate to the 1969 level, that would mean $600 million in the next biennium,” Obey said.

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March 26, 2012 - 5:07pm

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