Gov. Tony Evers today announced line-item vetoes and signed the 2021-23 state biennial budget. This concludes the complex process of allocating state taxpayer dollars for the next two fiscal years.
“We appreciate the action of the Joint Finance Committee to provide a 2 percent pay increase for all state employees, including faculty and staff at UW–Madison, in each of the next two years.”
The legislature’s Joint Finance Committee advanced its version of the state’s 2021-23 capital budget Tuesday, including funding for a new academic facility for the College of Letters & Science at UW-Madison.
Several media outlets covered Thursday’s JFC session that moved forward the UW System budget.
University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson and Board of Regents President Drew Petersen issued statements today to react to JFC action on the budget.
Acting on Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed 2021-23 biennial budget, the legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance today advanced its version of the University of Wisconsin System operating budget.
Calling higher education an economic driver for Wisconsin, Governor Tony Evers proposed a major reinvestment in the University of Wisconsin System.
Evers unveiled his proposed 2021-23 biennial state budget on Tuesday evening, recommending an additional $191 million in funding for the UW System. Breaking a decades-long trend, the budget calls for spending more on colleges than prisons.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank shared the following statement in response to Governor Evers’ 2021-23 Budget Proposal. “I want to thank Governor Evers for a budget proposal that recognizes the vital role the UW System plays in …
Chancellor Rebecca Blank shared the following statement Tuesday, May 28 after the passage of a Joint Committee on Finance motion that extended the resident tuition freeze for two years, but did not support funding the …
The Senate passed the state budget Friday on a vote of 19-14. The spending plan contains $36 million in new funding for UW System, among other provisions. It next heads to Governor Scott Walker for …