Monthly Archives: March 2013

Four Public Hearings on State Budget Planned

The Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance announced they will hold four public hearings on Governor Scott Walker’s 2013-15 biennial budget proposal in April. None will be held in Madison. Public hearing schedule: Thursday, April 4 — Greendale High School, suburban…

UW System to Appear Before Joint Finance Committee Today

UW System President Kevin Reilly will appear before the Joint Committee on Finance today to discuss Governor Scott Walker’s 2013-15 biennial budget proposal. Live coverage of the hearing is available on WisconsinEye. The Legislative Fiscal Bureau paper on the governor’s…

Schneider: Walker’s UW Plan Deserves Support

Christian Schneider, a conservative blogger and former senior fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, writes in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that Governor Scott Walker’s biennial budget proposal to increase funding for UW System deserves full legislative support, in large…

2013 Budget Forum

A panel of three experts —  Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Darrell Bazzell, professor Andrew Reschovsky, and former State Budget Director David Schmiedicke — discussed the state budget and how it affects UW-Madison at a campus forum on Tuesday, March 12. Daily…

Joint Finance to Meet Next Week

The Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance will meet next week to hear briefings from agency heads on the 2013-15 state budget. The committee will begin hearings on Tuesday, March 19 and conclude on March 26. The University of Wisconsin System…

PROFS Budget Forum Tomorrow

Reminder! PROFS will host a public forum to discuss the 2013-15 state budget at noon tomorrow, Tuesday, March 12 in the Wisconsin Idea Room in the Education Building. The forum is free and open to the public. There will be ample time for…

Proposed Changes for Rehired Annuitants

While a pair of bills limiting employment of rehired annuitants failed to pass last session, the subject remains a popular topic this session. A bill proposal has already been circulated by State Representative Duey Stroebel (R-Cedarburg), the author of one…

Regents to Meet Thursday, March 7

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will meet at 9 am on Thursday, March 7 in Madison. Audio and video streaming of the meeting will be available here. In the morning, the regents will hear an update on…