Budget

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Building Commission deadlocks on Evers capital budget

The state Building Commission Wednesday deadlocked on Gov. Tony Evers' $2.5 billion capital budget, believed to be the first time that's happened in the...

Evers proposed $2 billion in new borrowing as part of capital budget

Gov. Tony Evers today proposed nearly $2 billion in new bonding as part of his capital budget with a significant chunk of that borrowing...

Evers proposes $109 million for new UW-Eau Claire science building

Gov. Tony Evers today announced his capital budget will include $109 million to help UW-Eau Claire replace a 56-year-old science building. In making the announcement,...

Evers says capital budget will include $30M for Alliant Energy Center expansion

Gov. Tony Evers says his capital budget will include $30 million in funding for the expansion of the Alliant Energy Center in Dane County. The...

Evers touts labor-related budget priorities in front of pro-union crowd

Gov. Tony Evers touted his proposals to repeal right to work and reinstate prevailing wage on state projects in front of a pro-union audience,...

Evers’ unemployment plan reverses some GOP changes, sidesteps advisory council

Gov. Tony Evers’ budget would increase the maximum weekly rate for those on unemployment and repeal drug testing requirements. The guv also wants to eliminate...

JFC budget hearings announced for Janesville, Oak Creek, River Falls, Green Bay

The Joint Finance Committee has formally noticed four public hearings around the state to hear testimony on the guv’s budget. The hearings will begin April...

JFC invites six agencies to testify on budget, encourages standing committees to hear from...

The Joint Finance Committee has asked the heads of six agencies to testify April 3-4 on the guv’s budget, a significant reduction from the...

Shilling mum on Evers’ plan to nix minimum markup on gas

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling isn’t saying whether she supports Gov. Tony Evers’ proposal to eliminate the minimum markup on gas. The La Crosse Dem,...
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