Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Friday, April 9, 2010

Legislative Schedule for Next Week

Senate & Assembly Session
The Senate and Assembly will be in session on Tuesday, April 13. For more information, please see the Senate and Assembly calendars. The Senate will consider the following legislation related to the UW System:
  • SB 279 - Bioenergy Initiatives
  • SB 407 - Academic Excellence Higher Education Scholarships (UW System bill position: SUPPORT)
  • SB 497 - Food Animal Veterinarian Loan Assistance Program (UW System bill position: SUPPORT)
  • SB 514 - UW-Milwaukee Building Projects
  • SB 523 - Unfair Labor Practices in Collective Bargaining

Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economy & Small Business
The Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economy & Small Business will meet in executive session on Tuesday, April 13 at 9:00 AM. This meeting was rescheduled from April 8. The committee will consider the Senate and Assembly versions of the Wisconsin C.O.R.E. Jobs Act (SB 409 & AB 641). This legislation contains several higher education initiatives supported by the UW System.