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Capitol Capsules

October 19, 1999

Pension bill passes, awaits governor’s signoff The Assembly and Senate have passed a pension bill (AB 495) that would: Increase…

Highlights of the UW System budget as approved by the Legislature

October 19, 1999

Here are highlights of the UW System budget as approved by the Legislature Oct. 6. The governor is expected to sign the bill and announce any partial vetoes next week.

Best budget in a decade, chancellor says

October 6, 1999

Chancellor David Ward says the new state budget contains the best news for the university in at least a decade.

Additional Building Funds Will Not Be Sought From Donors

May 1, 1997

UW-Madison will not get from the state the remaining $5 million needed for a new pharmacy building, but it will not have to raise the money privately.

Initial Reaction To Budget Is Optimistic

February 27, 1997

UW-Madison officials are still sifting and winnowing through Gov. Tommy Thompson's 2,100-page budget for 1997-99, but their initial reaction is: Better than last time.

Pay Raise, Tuition Issues Unanswered in Budget

February 27, 1997

The biggest budget question for UW–Madison this biennium is faculty and academic staff pay raises -- but Gov. Tommy Thompson's proposed 1997-99 budget does not give an immediate answer.