Right now, Wisconsin’s lieutenant governor isn’t asked to do much. More than one candidate for the job this year is campaigning on the idea of changing that. Republican Brett Davis is one of those. He’s looking at turning the job into the top taxpayer watchdog for the state. For good reason, he says; people in the state are taxed too much because of wasteful spending.
Another lieutenant governor candidate, Rebecca Kleefisch, wants to use the office to create a taxpayer waste tip line