JFC co-chairs: Republicans will nix Evers’ budget proposals on marijuana, Medicaid expansion, minimum wage


The Joint Finance Committee co-chairs told a WisPolitics.com luncheon about a number of items in Evers' budget that they oppose: raising the minimum wage, accepting additional federal money to expand Medicaid and legalizing recreational marijuana.
Sen. Howard Marklein, R-Spring Green, and Rep. Mark Born, R-Beaver Dam, said yesterday they want a budget with fewer broad policy changes, though they do support some specific items in the Evers budget.
They also signaled support for the guv's proposals to expand mental health care, bring high-speed internet to rural communities, increase funding for...

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