Republicans eye changes to Walker’s budget proposal

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

Republican legislative leaders say they may make changes to Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget in the coming months, possibly shifting money to address lawmakers' priorities.
"I like the way the governor laid it out," said Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald. "It's just, I know the Legislature is probably going to be all over the place."
Items for possible changes include, for instance, Walker's request to add $649 million into K-12 schools, cut tuition at the UW System by 5 percent in the second year of the budget, borrow for his transportation plan and cut certain taxes.
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