GOP plans for spending federal stimulus may not be allowed

GOP plans for spending federal stimulus may not be allowed

SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press
Created: April 07, 2021 01:32 PM

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The majority of Wisconsin Republicans' plans for spending $3.2 billion in federal stimulus money either may not be allowed under the law or might have to be repaid.

That's according to reviews of the bills that are moving quickly through the Legislature by the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau.

Republicans are moving to pass bills that would spend the federal money as they want, rather than as Democratic Gov. Tony Evers intends.

A package of 11 bills introduced by Republicans this week were scheduled for a public hearing and vote in the Legislature's budget-writing Joint Finance Committee on Wednesday.

Credits

SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Duluth City Council declares climate emergency

$5,000 donation to Northland Youth Basketball

BCA identifies officer in Daunte Wright shooting

Duluth real estate agent explains current seller's market boom

Northland community protest in response to Daunte Wright's death

MDH warning of COVID-19 outbreak associated with youth wrestling tournament