Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Several Changes to Legislative Committees Made by Democrats

With Senators Shilling and King joining the Senate, membership has been shuffled on several committees. That includes:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Higher Education: Sen. Hansen (ranking minority member), Shilling and King. Replacing Sen. Vinehout and Holperin.

  • Economic Development, Veterans and Military Affairs: Sen. Shilling replacing Sen. Cullen.

  • Education: Sen. Cullen replacing Sen. Jauch.

  • Labor, Public Safety and Urban Affairs: Sen. King replacing Sen. Coggs.

  • Public Health, Human Services and Revenue: Sen. Shilling replacing Sen. Jauch.

Additionally, Representative Corey Mason has been named a member of the Joint Committee on Finance, replacing previous Representative Jen Shilling.