That bill created publicly financed universal health care.
Which means that instead of paying insurance companies, individuals and businesses would pay the state which would negotiate for better prices.
Under the bill, the public would pay $37 billion in 2007.
Because the money goes to the state and not to insurance companies, Peterson counts it as a tax increase.
The bottom line is that Peterson's links are considered "a big stretch" by the non-partisan Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.
"I haven't tied them together," said Peterson. "They are tied together. He praised him (Chvala) in March for being such a great senator. Nineteen felony counts to me is not a great senator."
"The fact that Chuck is having some legal difficulties which still has to be resolved has nothing to do with issues that are facing us," Miller replied.