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Gov. Walker was in Hudson Wednesday morning to announce that Wisconsin had wired more than $59 million to Minnesota Tuesday, clearing a tax debt.

Wisconsin wires $60 million to Minnesota; Hopes high to reinstate income tax reciprocity soon

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He didn't come check in hand. The money had been wired Tuesday evening. But Gov. Scott Walker held a press conference Wednesday morning to announce that Wisconsin has paid off its $60 million tax reciprocity debt to Minnesota.


The announcement that Wisconsin has paid the $59,719,000 -- due last December -- was made at Airworthy Aerospace, a Hudson company with 50 workers, about 40% of whom live in Minnesota.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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