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Wisconsin considering lowering drinking age

Posted at 12:19 PM, Nov 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-09 15:19:21-05

The state of Wisconsin is considering lowering the legal drinking age to 19. Three state lawmakers are behind the push to lower the drinking age to 19. 

The lawmakers believe that if someone is able to enlist in the military, they should be able to enjoy an alcoholic beverage. 

The bill would also save the state money being spent on enforcement.

The bill is facing two big hurdles -- it is not supported by the Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and the drinking age would only be lowered if Wisconsin would not lose its federal highway money.