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Finance committee buckles down to state budget work

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The Wisconsin Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance has held its hearings and begun the job of rewriting Gov. Scott Walker's two-year budget proposal, said Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls).


Harsdorf, who is serving on the committee for the fourth time in her legislative career, said the 16-member panel began budget work April 26 and will continue to meet every Tuesday and Thursday until it finishes.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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