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State Relations Update (June 29)

June 29, 2009

Friday night, the Legislature completed their action on the state budget and the Governor signed the spending plan into law today.

State Relations Update (June 22)

June 22, 2009

Two weeks after the Joint Finance Committee took action on the Governors biennial budget, both the Assembly and Senate approved their own version of the spending plan this week.

Joint Finance Budget Summary/UW–Madison

June 8, 2009

The 2009–11 state budget endorsed by the state Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee contains some components that will have an important influence on the University of…

State Relations Update (May 29)

May 29, 2009

After a marathon, late night/early morning session, the Joint Committee on Finance has completed their action on the state’s biennial budget.

State Relations Update (May 27)

May 27, 2009

Barring any late surprises, the final piece of the 2009–11 biennial budget action by the Joint Committee on Finance will take place tomorrow.

State Relations Update (May 21)

May 21, 2009

The Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance announced today (May 21) that they will be taking up the remaining items in the governor’s 2009-11 state budget in meetings Friday and Saturday.

Statement from Chancellor Biddy Martin on state budget impacts

May 14, 2009

Wisconsin’s budget crisis has deepened and our campus community must now share in more of the sacrifices required by a recessionary economy and the state’s…

State building commission OKs new Union building project

February 25, 2009

The State Building Commission has unanimously approved plans for the new south campus union.

State budget increases financial aid

February 25, 2009

A state budget providing additional student financial aid, university budget reductions and significant new initiatives at UW–Madison was presented to the Legislature last week by Gov. Jim Doyle.

Efforts to secure domestic partner benefits continue

January 30, 2008

Although a provision authorizing domestic partner benefits wasn’t included in last year’s final state budget, campus efforts to move the issue forward continue unabated.