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Committee set to vote on gun transfer bill

Legislative committee set to vote on gun transfer bill

A legislative committee is set to vote next week on a bill that would allow Wisconsin residents to purchase rifles and shotguns from dealers anywhere in the nation.

Committee approves 5 union contracts

A special committee of Wisconsin legislative leaders has approved a 1 percent pay raise for five state employee unions representing about 2,400 workers.

Sources: Vouchers may expand statewide

Revised plan adds enrollment cap at 500 students

Wisconsin's private school voucher program would expand statewide but enrollment would be capped at no more than 500 students next year under the latest version of a deal being discussed by Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislative leaders.