On May 9, the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee voted 11-4, along party lines, to strip Medicaid expansion and 131 policy items from Governor Tony Ever’s proposed budget. The move blows a 1.4 billion dollar hole in the state biennial fiscal plan, which Republicans will have to find a way to close. In addition, the vote […]
MADISON (WORT) — Yet another controversial provision in the last-minute budget package known as Motion 999 has been taken out of the state budget.
MADISON (WORT) — To find out more about the now-thwarted plan by Walker and his GOP allies to eviscerate the state’s open records law, Dylan Brogan talked to Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council president Bill Lueders.
MADISON (WORT) — Thursday afternoon, Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee introduced Motion 999. This 24-page document includes a series of last-minute changes to the state budget, including multiple non-fiscal items.
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin Republicans have reached an impasse on how to reduce borrowing for roads and other infrastructure. Governor Scott Walker’s pledge to block any fee or tax increase only complicates matters. Dylan Brogan reports.
MADISON (WORT) — In a surprising move this week by the Joint Finance Committee, state lawmakers added a budget provision that will take away the City of Madison’s ability to control how revenue from hotel room tax revenues are spent. Dylan Brogan has the story.