CHICAGO – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Sunday signed into law a $100 million property tax cut that won swift passage.

Walker unveiled the proposal just a week ago and his fellow Republicans, who control the Legislature, quickly moved it through the chambers so it could be reflected in December property tax bills. The plan had bipartisan support although some critics argued that it was a political move that would have little impact on homeowners’ property tax bills and could be better spent elsewhere.

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