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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

 8:38 AM 

Democrats explode as Fitzgerald calls for immediate vote

Following Sen. Mary Lazich's speech on her bill, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald called for an immediate vote on the bill. This prompted many Democrats to jump out of their seats.

"Mr. President, this is a democracy,"shouted Sen. Julie Lassa, D-Stevens Point.

"This is a bill forcing women ... I think we should have a lengthy debate on this," said Senate Minority Leader Chris Larson, as Senate President Mike Ellis continued banging his gavel and saying that his outbursts "will not be tolerated."

The bill passed on party lines.


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