Walker uses veto pen to extend sales tax holiday, child tax rebate eligibility

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Gov. Scott Walker used his veto pen to extend the August sales tax holiday from two to five days.
In a partial veto message the guv issued after signing into law the $100-per-child tax rebate and sales tax holiday Tuesday, Walker wrote that holding the holiday for two days "may deny hardworking taxpayers with children the chance to take advantage of this sales tax holiday."
Instead, the sales tax holiday will run from Aug. 1 to Aug. 5. Extending the period by three days, Walker wrote in his veto message, is estimated to cost an extra $3 million on top of the $11.8 million original cost estimat...

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