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JFC approves drug testing Medicaid recipients, changes to food stamp requirements

The Joint Finance Committee last night green-lighted Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to drug test Medicaid recipients, adopting a GOP motion that also left intact...

GOP omnibus motion seeks to modify work requirements for food stamp recipients with children

A GOP omnibus motion on the Department of Health Services that would modify the guv’s call to require able-bodied adults with school-aged children to...

UW motion makes changes to Walker’s performance funding proposal

The Joint Finance Committee motion on UW that passed 12-4 today adopts performance-based funding for the UW System but in a much different way. For...

JFC passes GOP motion on UW 12-4

The Joint Finance Committee today argued over whether Republicans are adding funding toward UW or cutting it. The committee passed 12-4 an omnibus motion on...

JFC debates past UW cuts as Republicans reject Dem proposals

The Joint Finance Committee today rejected Dem efforts to make tuition free at the two-year UW Colleges and add $500 million to the UW System to...

JFC to take up DNR, WHEDA, Dept. of Corrections next Wednesday

The Joint Finance Committee plans to take up the Department of Corrections, DNR and the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority when it meets next...

GOP JFC omnibus motion on UW would freeze tuition, reject Walker’s cut

The Joint Finance Committee is expected to reject Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to cut tuition and instead opt for continuing the freeze for in-state...

Joint Finance Committee adopted motions

Following are a list of motions adopted by the Joint Finance Committee beginning May 1, and broken down by agency: Administration - Facilities http://www.wispolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/170524JFC241.pdf Administration - General...

Darling: JFC will take up UW System budget on Thursday

The Joint Finance Committee recessed for today and plans to take up the UW System portion of the biennial budget on Thursday, according to Co-chair...

JFC approves Walker plan to ease ‘benefit cliff’ with childcare subsidies

The Joint Finance Committee today unanimously approved Walker’s call to ease the “benefit cliff” that families face with the state’s childcare subsidy program. Now, families...
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