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GOP to propose amending mining bill

8:05 PM, Jan. 31, 2013
Workers move a steel frame being built for the mining industry, as Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker participates in a ?Mining for Jobs? event, at Valley Plating and Fabricating in Green Bay.
Workers move a steel frame being built for the mining industry, as Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker participates in a ?Mining for Jobs? event, at Valley Plating and Fabricating in Green Bay.
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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Majority Leader Scott Suder said Thursday they will propose changes to their controversial mining bill next week to address some of the concerns of Democratic lawmakers that a shortened permitting timeframe will put the state at odds with federal agencies.

In a meeting with the Wisconsin State Journal editorial board Thursday, the top Assembly leaders said they met for three hours Wednesday with key Democrats, including Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca, D-Kenosha, to hear their concerns.

"We're committed to finding common ground," said Suder, ...

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