Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

State Legislative update

Both the Assembly and Senate to Meet in Floor Session Today
Session for both houses will begin today at noon.  See the Assembly floor calendar here. The Senate calendar can be found here. The Senate is expected to meet again on Thursday, Oct 27.

Higher Education Committees to Hold Joint Informational Hearing on November 8
The Assembly Colleges and Universities Committee has scheduled a joint informational hearing with the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Higher Education for November 8. The focus of the hearing will be a presentation by Mr. Bruce Vandal, Director of the Postsecondary and Workforce Development Institute at the Education Commission of the States (ECS). The hearing notice containing an outline of the ECS presentation can be found here.