Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Legislative Update

Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business

Representative Louis Molepske (D-Stevens Point), Chair of the Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business held a public hearing regarding small business access to capital on Thursday, November 19. Gayle Kugler of the UW-Extension provided information to the committee on behalf of the UW System.

Please see the hearing notice for more information.

Rural GOP Legislators Unveil 2010 Job Creation Plan

Representatives Donald Friske (R-Merrill), Dan Meyer (R-Eagle River), Mary Williams (R-Medford), and Jeff Mursau (R-Crivitz) released a rural job creation agenda on Monday, November 16.  One of the components of their plan calls for the creation of a biofuels major at UW-Stevens Point.

Please see the press release for further details.