Budget

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Budget BLOG

Evers pumps more money into K-12 through partial vetoes as he signs budget

Gov. Tony Evers signed the two-year budget Wednesday, but only after using his partial veto authority to pump nearly $87 million more into per-pupil...

JFC approves moving unused ‘fast forward’ funds to youth apprenticeship grants

The Joint Finance Committee approved transferring $3 million in unused funds from the state’s “fast forward” workforce training program to help pay for youth...

JFC members debate Medicaid, Evers vetoes in moving $2 million to cover DHS shortfall

The Joint Finance Committee unanimously approved moving $2 million in the Department of Health Services’ budget to cover a shortfall at the state’s two...

LFB: State faces $1.4 billion structural deficit to start 2021-23 budget

The state faces a structural deficit of nearly $1.4 billion heading into the 2021-23 biennium following Gov. Tony Evers’ actions on the new budget,...

LRB: Wisconsin guvs have issued an average of 137 partial vetoes to budget bills

Wisconsin governors have issued on average 137 partial vetoes to the budget bills that have reached their desk over the last 30 years, according...