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STATE GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL NEWS: Gov. Walker signs budget, makes 57 vetoes

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PLEASANT PRAIRIE - Bounty hunters will not return to Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker says he’ll veto the return of bail bondsmen when he signs the new two-year state budget into law yesterday. The Republican governor has line-item veto power over spending bills. He expects to strike out 57 items from the 1,400-page spending package that totals $70-billion.


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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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