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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Legion, VFW upset over bill that sets restrictions on asbestos-related lawsuits

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MADISON -- Wisconsin American Legion, Wisconsin Veterans of Foreign Wars and Wisconsin Military Order of the Purple Heart all say they are “stunned” and claim Assembly Republicans have refused to stand up for veterans. This comes on the heels of the State Assembly passing a bill that sets restrictions on asbestos-related lawsuits. The bill passed the Assembly Thursday on a partisan 55-to-38 vote. Democrats believe the bill denies rights to victims of asbestos exposure.
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