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Wisconsin State Legislature – Budget Decisions

Written by LOPPW | 05/23/2011

The Wisconsin State Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance is in its final sprint to finish the state budget for 2011-2013. The state budget determines funding levels for each aspect of our government, and the budget reflects the priorities and values of our state.

This week (May 23-27), the Joint Committee on Finance will review and set funding levels for programs in the following departments:

Department of Natural Resources
Department of Health Services: Consideration of Medicaid and SeniorCare.
Department of Workforce Development
Department of Public Instruction
Wisconsin Technical College System
State and Local Transportation
To watch the Joint Finance Committee in action or follow the proceedings on the Assembly and Senate floors, check out Wisconsin Eye.