MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker no longer expects to see the savings from forcing state workers to pay more for their health insurance and pension benefits before the start of the next budget year in July.

Walker is supporting a bill circulated Tuesday in the Legislature by Republican lawmakers that doesn't count on the state seeing $30 million in savings for this budget year, which ends June 30, through the concessions.

State workers have not yet been required to make the higher contributions since the law remains tied up in court, but the new levels could be applied retroactively if the law is enacted before July.

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