Republicans advanced a K-12 education budget Thursday that funds just 10% of what Gov. Tony Evers requested.
The move would send price-setting authority back to the UW Board of Regents, which appointees of Democratic. Gov. Tony Evers took control of this month
The Legislature’s GOP-led rules committee plans to vote Wednesday to eliminate the state's rule waiving work search requirements in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits.
The high-speed internet grants are in addition to the nearly $200 million in broadband expansion Evers has proposed in his 2021-23 biennial budget, which is now in the hands of the GOP-led budget committee.
The move by Republicans to eliminate 384 items from Evers' spending plan leaves the 2019-21 budget, which was opposed by Democratic lawmakers, but signed by Evers, as a starting point for the 2021-23 biennial budget discussion.
Republicans on the state’s budget committee plan to vote Thursday to remove 15 pages containing hundreds of items from consideration.
Wisconsin is expected to take in about as much revenue this year than officials predicted before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public hearings are planned for April 9 at UW-Whitewater, April 21 at Rhinelander's Hodag Dome and April 22 at UW-Stout in Menomonie. The budget committee also will host an online session on April 28.
The governor's budget proposal would significantly reduce the state's general fund cash balance.
Evers’ 2021-23 budget would raise total spending nearly 10% over current levels, similar to the increase Evers proposed in his first budget. A finalized budget is due by July 1.
Milwaukee County's recount cost nearly $1.7 million, while Dane County's cost more than $700,000. In the end, the recounts resulted in a slightly larger lead for Biden.
The small ceremony for the daughter of Sen. Howard Marklein appears to be the first private event unrelated to state business approved in the Capitol since the pandemic began.
Rep. Mark Born, R-Beaver Dam, will take over as co-chair of the state's powerful budget-writing committee following Rep. John Nygren's resignation.
OUR VIEW: His appointment to lead budget committee mirrors shift in Republican influence across state
Newly elected Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu on Wednesday announced that Sen. Howard Marklein would be replacing Sen. Alberta Darling as co-chair to the state's powerful budget committee.
The bill follows criticism by agricultural groups that previous DATCP committees failed to include direct input from farmers.
Scattered across the state, the agents offer expertise to farmers and connect them to the latest research coming out of UW campuses.
I recently attended a conference hosted by the National Conference of State Legislatures focused on broadband and cable policy. More than 50 l…
The case attracted unprecedented interest, with more than 50 groups and individuals participating in the evaluation process, which drew hundreds of public comments, almost all of them opposed to the line.
A quarter of the money is allocated for cities and villages. Three-fourths will go to towns and counties — the same proportions as the Legislature intended, according to DOT.
Group recommending dairy research hub located at three UW System schools, including UW-Madison
State Sen. Howard Marklein, R-Spring Green, has been appointed to serve as chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial…
Republicans aren't likely to lose control of the Assembly where they have drawn legislative maps to their favor.