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LOBBY TALLY: Industry spends less trying to influence lawmakers during latest budget session

Even as lawmakers inked a wide-ranging transportation plan and briefly considered prevailing wages and other divisive policies earlier this year, they found themselves being lobbied far less than in previous years by construction-industry groups.

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Republicans, Democrats disagree on Evers’ workforce plans

Gov. Tony Evers' proposed budget wouldn't do enough to attract workers to Wisconsin and his proposals, including increasing the minimum wage, would actually hurt businesses, Republican lawmakers on the Legislature's budget committee argued on Thursday.

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Evers wants to increase gas taxes, reinstate prevailing wages

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers arrives for his state budget at the State Capitol Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Madison, Wis. Evers' first state budget spells out his spending priorities for the next two years.  (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Gas taxes would increase but the cost to fill up could actually drop, Wisconsin's right-to-work law would be repealed and its former prevailing-wage requirements reinstated and income taxes would be cut for the middle class, all under Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' first budget.

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