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Speaker of Assembly promises action on drunken driving laws

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The speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly promises long-awaited action next month to crack down on drunken driving.

Democrat Mike Sheridan says his house will pass a bill in mid-to-late September to make four-time OWI a felony in most cases.

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It would also make repeat offenders be sober when they drive, by making them breathe into ignition interlocks to start their cars.

That would also apply to first time offenders with blood alcohol levels of 0.15 or more.

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