MADISON (WKOW) -- Governor Scott Walker's office announced Monday afternoon that Wisconsin's budget year ended $89 million better than previously expected.
The newly released budget numbers show as of June 30, the surplus had grown from $670 million to $759 million, mostly due to stronger than anticipated state tax collections.
It's money that will help pay for Governor Walker's proposed $100 million property tax cut.
The updated tax collection figures were released by the Walker administration the day before the Senate was scheduled to vote on that property tax measure. It would lower taxes on the average home by $13 this year.
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