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Tag Archives: Bob Jauch

Walker promises swift action on budget

SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker promises swift action on his budget now that it’s passed the Republican-controlled Legislature without a single Democratic vote. Walker said in a statement after the budget passed the Senate on Thursday night that he would act within days on signing and issuing vetoes, if any, to the $66 ...

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Senate passes voter ID bill, sends to Walker (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Senate gave final legislative approval to a bill that would require Wisconsin voters to show photo identification during a ragged session Thursday, clearing the way for Gov. Scott Walker to sign the measure into law next week. Assembly Republicans passed the measure in a late-night session last week. Republicans ...

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Democrats fear Republicans plan to pass budget bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two Democratic state senators say they think Republicans plan to pass parts of Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal that take away collective bargaining rights from public workers without them. Senate Republican leaders weren’t saying why they hastily created a conference committee that’s meeting Wednesday night. All 14 Senate Democrats left the state to prevent quorum on the ...

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