Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Friday, April 22, 2011

State Legislative Update for April 22

Joint Finance Committee to begin voting next week

The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) is scheduled to begin voting on Tuesday, April 26.  The Committee will consider 14 agencies and programs that day. A link to the Legislative Fiscal Bureau Budget papers for the 4/26 hearing can be found here.

On April 20, the JFC Co-chairs issued this memo outlining the process the panel will follow in its deliberations of the 2011-13 budget bill.  The memo also contains the 4/26 hearing notice and a list of 21 policy items that will be removed from the budget