Bipartisan proposal, the first of its kind, aims to break cycles of poverty and improve financial literacy.
Republicans heralded their budget as a game-changer due to its focus on cutting taxes, but Democrats were quick to point out missed opportunities to use the state’s historic surplus.
Republican lawmakers also reject Democratic attempt to reign in spending millions of taxpayer dollars on private lawyers.
No lead abatement. No expanded job training. No upgrade to an archaic unemployment system. Republican lawmakers say one-time pandemic relief funds should be used instead.
Legislators had been warned earlier that the aid from the American Rescue Plan is a supplement for struggling schools, not a substitute for state support.
Despite a decade of control, Assembly and Senate Republicans have a history of squabbling and missing budget deadlines.
BadgerCare, legal pot, and more of the governor's proposals killed after Republican vote.
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