JFC Republicans approve $25M tech college boost, Dems wanted more

The Joint Finance Committee approved a $25 million boost in state funding to the Wisconsin Technical College System -- more than Gov. Tony Evers originally proposed, but less than he wanted after revenue projections climbed an additional $753 million.
The GOP motion to increase funding $25 million passed along party lines 11-4.
Evers’ original proposal called for an additional $18 million in general purpose revenue. But after the new revenue estimates came in Wednesday, Evers urged lawmakers to double the funding boost. That would have fully funded the tech colleges’ request for an additional ...

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