Legislative Update

February 17, 2021


2021-23 Biennial State Budget Update

Last night the Governor delivered his state budget address and released his proposal for the 2021-23 biennial budget, introduced as Assembly Bill 68/Senate Bill 111. Legislative leaders are expected to re-write much of the Governor’s plan. The Joint Finance Committee is expected to begin taking public testimony on the budget plan in March, and will likely begin making their changes to the bill some time in April.

Provisions affecting Wisconsin’s technical colleges will become clear as we continue reading through the massive 1,800-page bill, but the major proposals we’re aware of at this point include the following:

Look for additional Boards Association updates, as more information becomes available.