Local • 3A

3 running for county board

Incumbent Dave Homan is facing two challengers in the primary race for the Rock County Board in District 26. Longtime county treasurer Vicki L. Brown seeks to unseat Homan, who is looking to secure his second term. Mario Bullock is also vying for the seat. The primary vote will take place Tuesday.

State • 2A

GOP stays away from Nehlen

Wisconsin Republicans are distancing themselves from Paul Nehlen, a Republican challenger to House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been suspended from Twitter after a series of posts criticized as being racist or anti-Semitic. Nehlen, who got just 16 percent of the vote against Ryan in 2016, is mounting another primary run this year.

Nation/World • 6B-7B

Conservatives slam budget

While Trump and most of his closest allies largely avoided the subject, fiscal conservatives lashed out against Monday’s release of President Trump’s $4 trillion-plus budget, which would create $7.2 trillion in red ink over the next decade if adopted by Congress. That follows congressional passage of last week’s $400 billion spending pact, along with massive tax cuts, which some analysts predict will push deficits to levels not seen in generations.

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