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Budget listening session planned for Stevens PointSubmitted: 03/29/2019
Budget listening session planned for Stevens Point
Story By Newswatch 12 News Team

MADISON - Stevens Point will be the first stop as the governor and lieutenant governor ask for feedback on the state budget.

Tony Evers and Mandela Barns will begin a series of listening sessions on Wednesday, April 6th at UW-Stevens Point.


Doors will open at 5:15 p.m., with the session starting at 6:00 p.m.

The governor's office calls it a round-table discussion for members of the community to share how the governor's budget will work for Wisconsin families.

There is no charge, but people who want to attend need to register in advance.




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