State Budget

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Gov. Scott Walker is again taking aim at public education.

University of Wisconsin System

Chancellor Mark Mone says UWM has absorbed 12 years' worth of cuts and is operating as one of the leanest research universities in the country.

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UW System President Ray Cross is ordering cost-saving moves, in light of Gov. Walker's plan to cut funding for the system by 13%, while freezing tuition.

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Across the U.S., public universities are seeking less input from state leaders, on how to spend money, build and teach.

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Gov. Walker says he’s giving university leaders what they’ve wanted for years.

Gov. Walker is revealing a few items he will include in his two-year budget for Wisconsin. He will release the full document on Feb. 3.

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Gov. Scott Walker's administration says Wisconsin faces a $2.2 billion budget shortfall by mid-2017.

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Wisconsin may have to plug a $700 million shortfall in its next transportation budget.

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The State Department of Revenue has released tax collection totals for Fiscal Year 2014.

Wisconsin is expected to take in $911 million more in revenue, than anticipated, according to the Legislative Fiscal Bureau.

State lawmakers Tuesday are batting around a plan by Gov. Walker to cut property taxes by $100 million.

It appears at least one real estate developer has expressed interest in buying public buildings in Wisconsin. Sales are allowable, under the new state budget.

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Governor Scott Walker signed the biennial state budget into law this past Sunday, using his substantial line item veto power to eliminate 58 items from the document.

The Common Council has voted to continue requiring city workers to live in Milwaukee.

Waukesha's Vrakas Praises New State Budget

Jul 1, 2013

Waukesha County Executive Dan Vrakas says there are several items in the new two-year state budget that will help Waukesha County, such as increased transit aid.

He adds that he's confident local officials will craft effective strategies to handle things the new spending plan will make more challenging

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