Wisconsin Senate approves bill against Indian mascots
The Wisconsin Senate passed a bill that fines public schools that use offensive Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery.

The bill sets up a process for people to complain about mascots. A school board can be fined if the usage is found to be discriminatory.

The bill contains an exception for tribes that approve the use of their names as mascots.

A similar version passed the Wisconsin Assembly in March. It has to be reconciled with the Senate version.

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