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State Assembly to hold session Tuesday on coronavirus response bill

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Posted at 5:35 PM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 18:35:58-04

WISCONSIN — The Wisconsin State Assembly will hold a session Tuesday to discuss a coronavirus response bill.

According to Speaker Robin Vos and Majority Leader Jim Steineke, Tuesday's session will involve a vote on the bill.

The bill would eliminate the one-week hold on unemployment benefits and would allow the state to get more money from the federal government.

"While tomorrow's extraordinary session will certainly be a first, we anticipate a day of bipartisan action to help hard-working Wisconsin families and businesses," wrote Vos and Steineke in a statement.

The Wisconsin State Assembly session will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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