Fitzgerald highlights areas of concern in Walker’s budget plan

Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times
Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says lawmakers may split with the governor on several areas in his budget, including funding for K-12, tax cuts, the school choice program and self-insurance, among others.
Fitzgerald predicted lawmakers will agree to increasing funding for K-12 education in the upcoming biennium. But he wouldn't commit to the $649 million that Walker proposed.
"There's a lot of different places where the new revenue could go," Fitzgerald told a luncheon in Madison Thursday.
Fitzgerald told today's luncheon lawmakers could "absolutely" seek to further exp...

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