Joint Committee on Finance begins budget work

The state legislature’s budget-writing committee, the Joint Committee on Finance, will begin its deliberations on the 2017-19 state budget this week.

Three days of agency briefings kick off on Tuesday, with the University of Wisconsin System on the agenda for Thursday’s meeting. The schedule of agency briefings can be viewed here.

Public hearings on the budget are schedule around the state beginning next week, schedule and locations can be found here.

WisconsinEye will have live or taped coverage of the meetings. For program information, visit