Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

State Legislative Update for March 29

Legislative Fiscal Bureau releases budget summaries
The Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB) has released an analysis of Governor Walkers proposed 2011-13 budget bill which includes individual state agency summaries. Summaries for the UW System (17 pages) and the proposed UW-Madison Authority (38 pages) are among those included in the LFB analysis.

Senate Higher Ed committee hearing canceled
The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Higher Education hearing scheduled for today has been canceled.  Originally, SB28, related to composition of the Board of Regents, was scheduled for an informational briefing.