Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Senate Higher Education Committee to meet Feb. 13 and 19

On February 13, the Senate Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges, chaired by Senator Sheila Harsdorf, will hold confirmation hearings on several gubernatorial appointments. Among those being heard that day is the appointment of Tracy Hribar to the UW Board of Regents. View the notice .

Immediately following will be an informational hearing on the Report of the Special Task Force on UW Restructuring and Operational Flexibilities. Regent Vice President Michael Falbo, who chaired the Task Force, is scheduled to appear before the committee. View the hearing notice.

On Tuesday, February 19, the Committee will hold an informational hearing on the following two items: The UW Flex Option and UW System Operational Flexibilities.  Click here for a copy of the hearing notice. More information to follow.

Governor's Budget Address
Governor Scott Walker will deliver his 2013-15 Biennial Budget Address on Wednesday, February 20, at 7 p.m.