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Governor’s budget includes additional funding, policy proposals

February 9, 2017

Gov. Scott Walker released on Wednesday his proposal for funding state government over the next two years, including roughly $105 million in new funding for the University of Wisconsin System, $35 million to fund a 5 percent tuition reduction, about $5.7 million more for UW System student aid through the Wisconsin Grants program, and new funding for the WI Rural Physician Residency Assistant Program and Alzheimer’s research at UW–Madison.