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Wisconsin Republicans quickly kill Medicaid expansion

Republicans who control the Wisconsin Legislature convened on Tuesday and within seconds ended a special session called by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to expand Medicaid, dashing chances for the state to receive a one-time bonus of $1 billion in federal coronavirus relief funding.

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GOP senator vows to vote against state budget

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press A Republican state senator vowed on Wednesday to vote against the state budget in its current form, leaving the GOP with room to lose only one more vote in the Senate and still have enough to pass the plan without Democratic support. The two-year, nearly $82 billion budget won approval from the Republican-controlled Joint Finance ...

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