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Legislators meet to approve worker contracts, tweak BadgerCare extension

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By Shawn Johnson, Wisconsin Public Radio

The full state legislature returns to Madison today to approve a handful of state employee contracts and take up some tweaks to Gov. Scott Walker's BadgerCare overhaul.

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The state employee contracts cover five union bargaining units representing about 2,400 workers. While about 69,000 non-union state workers got 1 percent raises last July, these union employees did not.

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