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Wisconsin Legislature not ready to come back for virus

Wisconsin's Republican legislative leaders said Wednesday they want to understand what's in the $2 trillion federal stimulus package before they take any action at the state level in response to the coronavirus, and that they're considering temporarily waiving the one-week waiting period to receive unemployment benefits.

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What’s dead, what’s likely to become law in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos speaks to reporters in the Assembly chamber ahead of their final day in session on Thursday in Madison,. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)

The Wisconsin Legislature is hurtling toward the end of its two-year session with various prominent bills still in limbo, including a plan to reduce income taxes by $250 million, a plan to allow bars to stay open until nearly dawn during the Democratic National Convention and a bill to ban anyone under age 21 from vaping.

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