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Your Right to Know: Pull back veil on budget-tweakers
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State Rep. John Nygren and Sen. Alberta Darling might be the masterminds behind plans to legalize bounty hunters in Wisconsin, boot an investigative journalism center from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and add a credit for private school tuition to the state's tax code. After all, the Republican co-chairs of the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee are the official sponsors of Motion 999, added to the biennial state budget in the early morning hours of June 5. The motion included those measures and nearly two dozen more, all approved with minimal debate.