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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Again I say, there is no reason to increase Franklin school taxes

For years, Franklin School District officials have whined that they have no choice to raise our school property taxes because the big, bad, mean old state just doesn’t give us enough funding.

That argument doesn’t hold water this year. Franklin is getting an $800-thousand increase in state aid, or 5.29 percent. Here’s a chart from today’s Journal Sentinel:

If the Franklin School Board raises our taxes this year, they all need to be tossed out.

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