Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Assembly Committees and Respective Chairs/Vice-Chairs Announced

Yesterday, Speaker-elect Robin Vos announced the Assembly standing committees and named the chairs and vice-chairs to lead those panels for the 2013-2014 legislative session. He also named bi-partisan co-chairs to the State and Federal Relations and the Constitution and Ethics Committees. See Speaker-elect Vos's announcement and committee list.

Financial Aid Commission Report

On Monday, the Higher Educational Aids Board released the report submitted by the 2012 Commission on Financial Aid Consolidation and Modernization. Please read the joint press release from UW System, Wisconsin Technical College System, the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the College of Menominee Nation.  To view the Commission report and corresponding materials, please visit the Commission website here.  See related Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article regarding the Commission's recent action.