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JFC co-chairs float possibility of separate transpo budget

The co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee today floated the possibility of breaking transportation off from the budget as their caucuses remain at odds...

JFC to take up Tech College System, Shared Revenue next Thursday

The Joint Finance Committee is taking up the state’s Tech College System when it meets next Thursday. Also on the schedule is Shared Revenue, the...

JFC spars over funding for vets programs

The Joint Finance Committee jousted today over funding for Wisconsin veterans programs, particularly for the home in King, which has been the subject of...

Committee shoots down Walker plan to exempt journeyman plumbers, electricians from exam after apprenticeship

The committee unanimously shot down Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to no longer require journeyman electricians, plumbers and automatic fire sprinkler system fitters, along with...

Committee rejects motion to allow help for replacing water service lines containing lead

The committee rejected 12-4 a Dem motion that would have authorized public water utilities to provide financial assistance to private property owners looking to...

JFC nixes Walker’s plan to kill the stray voltage program

The committee rejected the guv’s proposal to eliminate the program that aids farmers who believe their dairy herds are being affected by stray voltage. The...

JFC approves broadband expansion grants for a third time

The committee for a third time approved putting more money into broadband expansion grants. But JFC tweaked how it would impact a funding source...

JFC co-chairs open to splitting transportation off into separate bill

The co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee today floated the possibility of breaking transportation off from the budget and putting it into a separate...

THU News Summary: Fitz on the Assembly GOP transpo plan; Ryan backs Trump on...

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DOR memo highlights tax hikes in Kooyenga’s transportation plan

A Wisconsin driver who owns a typical sedan would pay $39 more in taxes on their fuel purchases annually, while the owner of an...

THU AM Update: JFC to take up Veterans Trust Fund today; Kooyenga defends tax...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Today's Joint Finance agenda includes the Veterans Trust Fund, which has been...

WED PM Update: DOR memo outlines impact of Kooyenga’s transportation plan

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- A Wisconsin driver who owns a typical sedan would pay $39 more in taxes on their...

LFB: State won’t see revenue bump beyond prior projections

JFC Co-chair John Nygren says the latest Legislative Fiscal Bureau projections showing flat revenues from earlier estimates is good news. The LFB today informed the...

Fitzgerald doesn’t ‘see the momentum’ for Assembly GOP transpo plan

The tension between Republicans on transportation funding hit a new level today, with Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald saying he doesn’t “see the momentum”...

DOR prepares analysis of Kooyenga transpo and tax plan

A Wisconsin driver who owns a typical sedan would pay $39 more in taxes on their fuel purchases annually, while the owner of an...
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