Walker Facing Fire on Budget Proposal

Walker Facing Fire on Budget Proposal

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Rich Piatt reporting You child's education is once again a battleground at the state Capitol.

The problem again, is money. You and I don't want higher taxes.

The alternative is: take it from somewhere else.

And that's what lawmakers don't like.

At the news conference, the Governor reminded us what she wants: To take millions of dollars that are now devoted to roads and water projects and direct it to education.,

Sounds simple.

But there are plenty of lawmakers who want that money to continue to go to road project and road subsidies. Governor Walker wants to make education a priority., And she's hoping Lawmakers will come up with ideas of their own to help do that.

Gov. Olene Walker: "I've been there for the process. I think they need to look at every option. And if they can find a better solution, I will work with them."

Here is another group of people who are worried about the money situation: Medicaid recipients who want their dental and vision benefits brought back---they were cut last year.

Again, a nice request. But there's no money.

It's still early, but the fight really never ended.

In many ways input to the people who make the decisions here on Capitol Hill has never been more important.

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