JFC drops plans to meet Tuesday as Republicans hit impasse on K-12, transpo, taxes

The Joint Finance Committee is dropping plans to meet tomorrow with Assembly and Senate Republicans hitting an impasse on major pieces remaining in the budget such as K-12 funding, transportation and taxes, according to the offices of the co-chairs.
JFC had planned to meet Tuesday and Thursday, and Co-chair Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, said she is still hopeful the committee can convene later this week. But she said an Assembly GOP proposal to tinker with Gov. Scott Walker’s K-12 education funding proposal has added a new division for the caucuses, which were already at odds over transporta...

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