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STATE GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Plans announced to reduce fraud in public assistance programs

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Governor Scott Walker says new plans will be unveiled this week to reduce fraud in Wisconsin's public assistance programs. The Republican Walker says he's been alerted to problems exposed in recent weeks by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel plus quote, "other things that have come up since then." He didn't say what those things were -- and he did not indicate what reforms might be proposed. Walker said the Health Services Department would roll out the new measures.


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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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