The budget would have also allowed votes in November of odd-numbered years.
Three Senate Republicans withholding their support for the state budget have developed a detailed list of demands, including expanding the state's voucher school program and prohibiting the University of Wisconsin System from spending money on cultural training.
That is when the Senate is scheduled to pass it. Both are sought by Republican senators who say they're not ready to pass the budget. Spending continued at current levels during the impasse.
The nine demands from the senators included speeding up repeal of the prevailing wage - that's slated to occur in September 2018 under the budget - and eliminating a provision that did away with local control over rock quarries that produce material for road and construction work. As it's now written in the budget, that repeal would take effect in September 2018.
The governor has the ability to line-item veto parts of any bill, meaning he can take out parts of the budget that he doesn't like before signing the rest into law. Fitzgerald emerged from the meeting saying he still doesn't have the votes. Walker told reporters on Wednesday he would be open to making changes to the budget to appease the Republican holdouts, but Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he would not vote on a new version of the plan.
Vos threatened Thursday that his chamber would not consider the budget again if the Senate made changes to it.
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"Please do not go down this road, because we will be paying for it and our children will be paying for it for decades to come", said Rep. Mark Spreitzer, D-Beloit.
High cost transportation aid is in that budget.
The budget is 11 weeks overdue and three GOP senators were threatening to vote against it, but it finally passed after some last minute promises and a phone call from Walker, who is now overseas on a trade mission.
Assembly Democrats, speaking before the session, said the budget shows Republicans' priorities by "rigging" the state's economy to favor the wealthy. Lena Taylor, of Milwaukee, a member of the Legislature's budget committee.
Democrats blasted the budget as overdue and falling short of what was required to help the state's public schools and working families. He praised the plan that passed for sending $639 million more to K-12 schools while also slightly reducing property taxes.