Lawmaker promises to pass special needs vouchers

Bill failed to pass last year

A Republican lawmaker whose daughter has Down syndrome says a bill to create a voucher program to help students with special needs attend private school in Wisconsin will pass "one way or another."

Senate OKs sanitation worker safety bill

Injury crash prompts legislation

The Wisconsin Legislature is scheduled to take up a bill designed to protect sanitation workers from reckless drivers who go around stopped garbage trucks.