Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Legislative Audit Bureau Releases Reports

Today, the Legislative Audit Bureau  (LAB) released Audit Report 12-18: UW System's Role in WiscNet and Grant-Funded Networks.  The audit was directed by the 2011-13 state budget bill  (WI Act 32).  A copy of the report can found here

Last week, the LAB released Audit Report 12-17: Wisconsin Retirement Systems (WRS) Annuitants Hired by Employers Participating in the WRS. That report can be viewed here.

Special Election Called for 98th Assembly District
Yesterday, Governor Walker called for a Special Election to fill the vacancy in the 98th Assembly District.  This Assembly seat was formerly held by Paul Farrow who was recently elected State Senator for the 33rd Senate District. The Special Election will be held on April 2, 2013.  If a primary election is needed, it would be held on February 19, 2013. See Governor's announcement here.