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Tough budget choices loom for lawmakers

By Matt Pommer Republicans elected to the state Legislature for the first time this fall are getting an early view of the difficulty ahead in cutting government spending with the state facing a GOP-estimated $3.3 billion budget deficit for 2011-13. ...

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Wisconsin Democrats back tax credits for companies, farmers (UPDATE)

By Ryan J. Foley AP Writer Madison (AP) — Democrats who control the Legislature pushed Wednesday for an election-year package of tax credits for economic development projects and key Wisconsin industries including dairy farming and food processing. The Legislature’s budget ...

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Lawmaker joins push for I-39/90 expansion

By Paul Snyder Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan, D-Janesville, is lining up with a coalition pushing for expansion of Interstate 39/90 between Madison and the Illinois border. But getting the project on the state’s construction calendar may require approval from ...

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