MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee has approved a bill that would funnel more than $35 million toward job training.Republican Gov. Scott Walker proposed the measure. The plan would devote $35.4 million from the state's projected $977 million surplus for grants to help eliminate technical college waiting lists for high-demand fields, high school students get trained for high-demand jobs and the disabled find work.The state Assembly passed the bill earlier this month. The Joint Finance Committee approved the bill 12-4 on Wednesday, setting up a vote in the state Senate.Minority Democrats on the committee complained that the bill doesn't get enough money to technical colleges fast enough. They say Republicans could have done much more.
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