Joint Finance Committee http://wxpr.org en Wright Says Not All Legislators Knew Of JFC's Actions http://wxpr.org/post/wright-says-not-all-legislators-knew-jfcs-actions <p>State Representative Mandy Wright is questioning the tactics of the budget-writing Joint Finance Committee as the committee proposes selling off state land and property.</p><p>The Wausau Democrat says she was left in the dark prior to last Tuesday's committee vote...</p><blockquote><p><i><u>"....how come I as a legislator have heard little or nothing about it. Suddenly its passed through the budget and I haven't had any chance to talk to my consituents, get their feedback and have a vote in this decision..."</u></i></p> Tue, 28 May 2013 20:29:44 +0000 Ken Krall 2817 at http://wxpr.org Wright Says Not All Legislators Knew Of JFC's Actions Legislators Get Money Restored To Budget http://wxpr.org/post/legislators-get-money-restored-budget <P>State Representative Rob Swearingen joined several legislators last week to get additional money for Forest county law enforcement and for domestic violence victims.</P> <P>Swearingen joined with fellow Republican Jeff Mursau of Crivitz to restore funding for additional law enforcement near tribal casinos. He says the county has two Native American casinos at the eastern and western most points...</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"....in previous budgets they've been allocated $300,000 in law enforcement funds. Sat, 25 May 2013 12:31:52 +0000 Ken Krall 2701 at http://wxpr.org Legislators Get Money Restored To Budget