Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

More Joint Finance Committee Appointments Announced

Yesterday, Assembly Speaker-Elect Robin Vos named Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette) Assembly co-chair of the Joint Finance Committee and Representative Pat Strachota (R-West Bend) as vice chair.   Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca has not yet announced his two appointees to the committee for the 2013-14 legislative session

Last week, Senate Minority Leader-Elect Chris Larson appointed Senators Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) and Bob Wirch (R-Pleasant Prairie) to the Joint Finance Committee. Both legislators have previously served on the committee.