Applauding Increase In School AidRepublican leaders of the legislative Joint Finance Committee (JFC) approved changes to the education budget that Increases Aid by $250 per pupil over the biennium
K-12 Education a Top PriorityThis week I put out a press release regarding my budget priorities following an announcement from the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB). The LFB memo stated that revenue projections are on target for the biennial budget.
Preserving DATCP & DNR BoardsState Representative Todd Novak (R-Dodgeville), and nine colleagues in the legislature sent a joint letter to Rep. John Nygren, Co-chair of the Joint Finance Committee, the committee charged with the review of all state appropriations and revenues.
First Bill SigningThis week I attended my first Bill Signing since being elected, it was an honor and a privilege to be a part of it. Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday signed into law Assembly Bill 11, repealing an outdated requirement that has been troublesome for newspaper publishers.