Wisconsin budget panel approves election recount reimbursement for 2 counties

Wisconsin budget panel approves election recount reimbursement for 2 counties Photo: Wikimedia Commons .

Associated Press
Created: January 08, 2021 12:41 PM

The Wisconsin Legislature's Republican-controlled budget committee has approved reimbursing Milwaukee and Dane counties for costs incurred during the recount requested and paid for by President Donald Trump.

The reimbursement was hung up by the committee, but co-chair Rep. Mark Born said Friday that objection was removed after the counties submitted additional details about their costs.

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