Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Friday, May 31, 2013

Legislative Committee Action

Higher Ed Committee Advances Veterans Priority Registration Bill
The Assembly Colleges and Universities Committee voted 11-0 to approve AB 201, which would provide veterans priority registration for classes at UW and WTCS campuses. Regent Vice President Michael Falbo and UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross, both veterans, testified in support of the bill.

JFC to Meet on June 4

The Joint Finance Committee, which is close to concluding its deliberations, is scheduled to meet on Tuesday. The committee will be taking up the following items: Health Services, Public Instruction, and General Fund Taxes.  Click here for further information.