MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A bill that would make it harder for the Wisconsin Legislature to raise sales or income taxes could pass as soon as Wednesday.
The measure backed by Republican Gov. Scott Walker passed the Assembly last week and it's up for a vote in a Senate committee on Tuesday. Should it clear that panel as expected, the full Senate could vote on it Wednesday.
The proposal would require a two-thirds vote to raise taxes instead of a simple majority.
That means if all members were present it would take 66 votes instead of 50 in the Assembly and 22 votes instead of 17 in the Senate.
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