Joint Finance approves plans for WHEDA surplus, agency overdrafts while signing off on DOJ settlements

The Joint Finance Committee unanimously backed a modified proposal from WHEDA to use a $16.7 million surplus from 2018-19, the Evers’ administration’s plans to deal with fund overdrafts and four settlements reached by DOJ.
But there were still a few partisan shots before the committee made quick work of its first meeting since Feb. 17.
With a mix of members who were in the Capitol hearing room as well as those participating by phone or virtually, the opening roll call was balky. Co-chair Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, then got permission from members to approve items via unanimous consent thr...

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