Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

Updates on state and federal issues relating to the UW System.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Fall Floor Wrap Up

The Wisconsin State Legislature wrapped up its fall floor session on November 5 and will resume on January 19, 2010.

Committees will be holding meetings and hearings in the interim periods. Please see the Wisconsin Legislature's Committee Schedule for more information.

As announced by Governor Doyle, a special session may be called to discuss legislation regarding mayoral control of the Milwaukee Public School District and other education related topics. Please check back for any updates.

C.O.R.E Jobs Act

Senate Democrats recently announced the Connecting, Opportunity, Research, and Entrepreneurship (C.O.R.E) Jobs Act, which seeks to create jobs in Wisconsin. Many of the recommendations used for this act were found in the UW System's Research to Jobs Report.