CHICAGO -- A group of Wisconsin lawmakers has introduced a bill to allow the issuance of tax-exempt bonds to help a financially strapped child care center pay off a bank loan.

The legislation is targeted to help the nonprofit New Berlin Child Care Center Inc., which has had difficulty raising private donations to pay off a $350,000 bank loan, according to state Sen. Margaret Farrow, R-Elm Grove, and state Rep. Marc Duff, R-New Berlin, primary sponsors of the measure.

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