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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Senate expected to pass budget today

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The Wisconsin Senate appears to have the votes to approve a Republican version of the new state budget today. The two-year spending and policy package was approved by the Assembly 55-to-42 yesterday, after minority Democrats decided not to debate over 210 amendments they drafted. The vote will be much closer in the 33-member Senate, where two Republican defectors could derail the G-O-P package or send it to a conference committee.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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