In March, the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Administration (DOA) issued a report showing required cost-benefit analyses for public service contracts for fiscal year 2016. The figures show that the state could have saved, by their own estimates, $33 million. The March 2017 report on which the figures are based is here: http://bit.ly/2rAqoDy A spreadsheet using […]
Matthew Defour, state government reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal, joined the July 13th Buzz to give us a summary of final changes to the biennial budget along with a brief look into Gov. Walker’s incipient presidential campaign.
The legislature’s Joint Finance Committee is expected to reconvene soon to finish its review of Governor Walker’s proposed 2015-2017 budget. On the list of topics yet to be discussed is funding for transportation projects, including the building and expansion of roads. 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, a land use advocacy group, has successfully sued the state […]
(WORT) — The Wisconsin Center of Investigative is reporting that the Department of Natural Resources is considering eliminating the agency’s Bureau of Science Services.
MADISON (WORT) — On Saturday, 800 people assembled on the Library Mall to protest proposed cuts to the University of Wisconsin system. Helena White was there.
How will UW-Madison be affected by Governor Walker’s proposed state budget? Is this an assault on the University? How are faculty, staff, and students responding? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more.