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Walker to sign bill lifting Family Care cap

Walker to sign bill lifting Family Care cap

By the Associated Press. CREATED Mar 19, 2012

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign into law a bill that lifts an enrollment cap his administration put in place on the Family Care program that is designed to keep elderly people out of nursing homes.

Walker instituted the cap last year as a way to save money on the rapidly expanding program. But he agreed to lift it after being ordered by the federal government to remove it.

Walker planned on signing the bill Monday in Milwaukee.

The governor also plans to sign into law a bill that spells out when public school employees can physically restrain or seclude students.

The bill says a student must present a clear and immediate danger to themselves or to others to be physically restrained.