Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

JFC Concludes Budget Deliberations

JFC Votes on Budget Bill
The Joint Finance Committee completed its review of the state budget bill (AB 40) last night. The Committee made modifications to the Governor's original budget bill and approved it on a 12-4 vote.  The budget now heads to the State Assembly and Senate for consideration.

Assembly to Meet Tomorrow
The State Assembly has scheduled a floor session for June 6. Among the bills to be considered is AB 201, relating to priority registration for veterans at UW System institutions and Wisconsin Technical Colleges. Please click here to view the Session Calendar.