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Legislature may see little action in 2014Submitted: 01/02/2014
MADISON - Disagreement between political parties bogs down the legislative process.

Now even members of the same party are having trouble argeeing on what should be done.

Republicans who control the Wisconsin state Senate and Assembly have different ideas on a number of issues facing the Legislature in 2014.

That is setting up a session that may be marked more by what doesn't get done that what does.

Caught in between the two chambers are anti-abortion bills, changes to the Common Core academic standards and proposals cracking down on drunken driving.

Lawmakers hope to get done by mid-March so they can hit the campaign trail.

So there's not a lot of time to work out their differences.

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