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Proposed drunken-driving reforms get public hearing

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A state Senate committee held a public hearing Thursday on a drunken-driving reform package that's a bit tougher than what's being pushed in the Assembly.

Senate Majority Leader Russ Decker told the judiciary panel that he and Jim Sullivan, D-Wauwatosa, are offering the most comprehensive package of reforms at the Capitol.

Among other things, it would make three-time OWI a felony, something which doesn't happen now until a driver's fifth offense.

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