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Walker Plan to Lower Insurance Rates Wins Committee Approval

Could be Approved by Full Legislature Next Week

MADISON, Wis.-Gov. Scott Walker’s $200 million plan to help lower premiums for people buying insurance on the private marketplace has won bipartisan approval from a key legislative committee. The budget-writing Joint Finance Committee on Tuesday voted 13-3 to pass the bill, setting it up for approval by the full Legislature as soon as next week. The measure has found broad…