Assembly Accepts Senate’s Budget Changes


A Republican-drawn state budget is now on its way to the Governor’s desk.On Tuesday night (7/5) the Assembly agreed to changes made by Senators that would force thousands of state employees to kick in more money for their retirement funds.The changes would also give tax credits to home-schoolers and people who adopt.
The final plan includes some accounting tricks that drew criticism from both political parties yesterday.And in coming weeks the budget will likely draw some vetoes from Democratic Governor Jim Doyle.Shawn Johnson reports…

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