Joint Finance Committee

Budget Committee Considering Sales
3:29 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Wright Says Not All Legislators Knew Of JFC's Actions

85th Assembly Democrat Mandy Wright
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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.

The Wausau Democrat says she was left in the dark prior to last Tuesday's committee vote...

"....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..."

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Law enforcement, domestic violence
7:31 am
Sat May 25, 2013

Legislators Get Money Restored To Budget

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State Representative Rob Swearingen joined several legislators last week to get additional money for Forest county law enforcement and for domestic violence victims.


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...

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