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05/24/23 Joint Committee on Finance Action on WTCS
04/14/23 Live Legislative Upate (recording)
02/17/23 Governor’s Executive Budget Proposal is Introduced
12/02/22 Legislative/Election Video Update 2022
11/15/22 Election Update 2022
11/15/22 Budget Request Overview
06/02/22 Workforce Pell inches closer to reality
03/22/22 End of Session
02/28/22 February Session Legislative Update for Technical Colleges
01/26/22 January Session Legislative Update for Technical Colleges
11/17/21 Fall Session Legislative Update for Technical Colleges
06/18/21 Joint Finance Concludes Budget Sessions, Increases WTCS Property Tax Relief Aid
05/28/21 Joint Finance Takes Action on Education Funding
05/13/21 Advocacy Alert: AA/AS Legislation Scheduled for a Public Hearing
05/07/21 Joint Finance begins Executive Sessions on Budget
02/17/21 2021-23 Biennial State Budget Update
09/01/20 September 1 Legislative Update
07/02/20 2019-20 Legislative Session Wrap-Up
04/13/20 Legislature plans Extraordinary Session to address COVID-19
02/05/20 February Legislative Update
01/17/20 New Year's Legislative Update
11/22/19 Fall Session Report: Universal Credit Transfer Legislation Signed by Governor
09/27/19 Fall Legislative Focus: Improving Transfer, Student-Veterans/Active Duty, and Apprenticeship
07/03/19 Governor signs budget with $25 million increase for WTCS
06/27/19 Budget Passes, includes $25 million Increase for WTCS
05/20/19 Joint Finance Approves $25 million Increase
04/05/19 Joint Finance Committee Begins Budget Work
03/05/19 WTCS Issues in the 2019-21 State Budget
12/05/18 Extraordinary Session Legislation Provides Carve-Out for WTCS
11/07/18 2018 Election Results
02/27/18 Spring Session Report
12/20/17 Fall Session Report
06/02/17 Continued Success on Budget Priorities in JFC
05/22/17 Success on Top Budget Priorities in JFC
05/11/17 JFC Schedules WTCS Budget Votes
04/13/17 Budget Update for Wisconsin Technical Colleges 04/03/17
04/03/17 Annual Budget Proposal Update 04/03/17
03/13/17 Annual Budget Proposal Update 3/13/17
03/09/17 2017-2018 Budget Update
02/08/17 Legislative Update
01/27/17 Legislative Update
11/07/16 2017-2018 Bills of Interest
09/27/16 Annual Budget Proposal 09/27/16
07/06/16 2015-2016 Bills of Interest
02/26/16 Bills of Interest - Special Update: College Affordability Package
12/18/15 Bills of Interest
7/13/15 Budget Update: Legislature Passes and Governor Signs 2015-17 Budget, now 2015 Act 55
6/02/15 Budget Update: Joint Finance Committee Completes Technical College-Related Budget Voting
5/06/15 Bills of Interest
4/24/15 Three of Four Technical College Priorities are Secured in Initial Budget Voting; Action Pending on Fourth
3/18/15 Bills of Interest
2/27/15 Technical College Priorities
2/05/15 Governor Announces 2015-2017 Budget Plans
1/05/15 Legislative Council Committee Ends
1/05/15 Wisconsin Legislative Leadership and Key Committees
1/05/15 Legislators by Technical College District
11/24/14 Local Board Governance of Wisconsin Technical Colleges
11/10/14 Legislators by Technical College District
8/20/14 Local Funding of Wisconsin Technical Colleges
7/24/14 Legislative Council Study Underway
6/12/14 First Legislative Council Study Committee Meeting Set
5/29/14 Study Committee Members Named
5/14/14 Bills of Interest - End of Session Report
4/25/14 Special Report: Technical College Responsiveness Threatened by Attacks on Local Governance and Funding
4/04/14 Legislative Update
3/05/14 SPECIAL REPORT: Special Session Bills Pass Both Houses
1/29/14 Legislative Update
1/23/14 Governor Proposes Major New Workforce Training Investment
1/22/14 Governor’s State of the State Address
1/15/14 Legislative Update
12/04/13 Bills of Interest
10/31/13 Bills of Interest
10/11/13 AB 177 Receives Public Hearing on Short Notice
10/02/13 Governor Announces “Working for Wisconsin” Workforce Development Bills Package
9/04/13 Bills of Interest
7/15/13 Bills of Interest
7/01/13 Governor Signs Budget Bill
6/10/13 Joint Finance Committee (JFC) Completes State Budget Work
5/30/13 Bills of Interest
5/24/13 $2 Million for Technical College Student Financial Aid Added to Budget Bill!
5/10/13 Joint Finance Committee Budget Action
4/19/13 Bills of Interest
3/19/13 Wisconsin Technical College District Board Governance
2/27/13 Bills of Interest
2/21/13 Governor’s State Budget Proposal Invests in Technical Colleges, Creates New Flexibility and New Accountability Measures
2/15/13 New Job Training Program and Grants Proposed
2/11/13 Governor Announces Major Workforce Investments
1/11/13 Wisconsin Technical College Legislative Priorities - 2013 Legislative Session
11/26/12 Governor Walker Signals Move to Performance-Based Funding for Technical Colleges
11/07/12 Wisconsin Election Update
9/25/12 Legislative Update - Act 10 Ruling; New Grants Awarded
8/28/12 Summer Legislative Update V: "Sullivan Report" Issued
8/09/12 Summer Legislative Update IV New Legislative Districts by Technical College
7/10/12 Summer Legislative Update III
6/18/12 Incumbents and Redistricting for Fall, 2012, State Elections
6/13/12 2012 Interim Leg Council Study Committees Appointed
3/30/12 Bills of interest
3/22/12 MATC Milwaukee Board Bill, SB 275, Passes as 2011-2012 Session Adjourns
3/06/12 Assembly Committee Cancels Key Votes on Boards Bill!
3/01/12 Assembly Committee Vote Delayed on Bill to Disband MATC Milwaukee Board
1/17/12 2011-12 Bills of Interest