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Jon Erpenbach

Wisconsin Republicans no closer to road-funding deal

Republican legislative leaders appeared to be no closer to an agreement Wednesday over how to solve Wisconsin's road-funding shortfall, with the Senate GOP leader discounting a sweeping tax reform plan unveiled by the Assembly last week.

Gov. Scott Walker also opposes that proposal and is reiterating his opposition to any solution that would raise taxes.

In the face of their own plan's likely rejection, Assembly leaders challenged Senate Republicans to come up with an alternate proposal.

"Today we're not in the same place," budget committee co-chair Rep. John Nygren said. "We have to come up with a solution that addresses the problem."

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