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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 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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