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Letter from Rep. Petryk: Budget Bill passes the Assembly

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On Wednesday, June 19th, the state Assembly concluded its work on our state’s new biennial budget by passing the legislation with little opposition from the Democrats. Also, today, at 12:01 a.m., the state Senate passed the budget after debating 53 amendments (all of which failed) and now the bill moves onto the Governor for his possible vetoes and signature. 


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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