Wis. Legislature approves smoker surcharge, other measures for public employees

10:51 AM, May 22, 2013
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The Legislature's budget committee Tuesday approved a measure meant to discourage public employees from collecting a pension and a paycheck at the same time.

It also approved changes to the state employee health insurance program.

The Joint Finance Committee mostly adopted Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal to prohibit full-time or nearly full-time employees from collecting a pension, known as "double dipping." ...

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