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Lawmakers vote today on longstanding bills

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Wisconsin lawmakers are in session today and bills that have been talked about for years will finally get voted on.

The Assembly is scheduled to vote on a bill designed to get politics out of the DNR, by letting the Natural Resources Board appoint the agency's secretary instead of the governor.

Some Democrats have looked forward to this day since 1995, when former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson started appointing the DNR leader.

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