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LFB: Property Tax Impacts the Same on JFC, Evers Budgets

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

From WisPolitics.com … Property taxes on a median-valued home would go up the same amount under the GOP’s budget plan as they would under Gov. Tony Evers’ original proposal, according to a Legislative Fiscal Bureau analysis. That’s despite JFC Republicans last week pumping $58.6 million into the lottery to free up additional money for a […]

Evers Waiting for Final Budget Before Making Veto Decision

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

From WisPolitics.com …  Gov. Tony Evers yesterday said he will not make a decision on how to use his partial or full veto authority on the state budget until lawmakers present him with a finalized version. The Joint Finance Committee last week wrapped up its deliberations on the guv’s original proposal. The panel approved a […]

JFC Passes State Budget

Friday, June 14th, 2019

The GOP-led Joint Finance Committee passed its state budget bill yesterday.  Check out the recap from Wisconsin Public Radio.

Evers Weighing Options on Budget

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Check out this news story from the Racine Journal Times.

GOP May Not Return Until October If Evers Vetoes Entire Budget

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

According to Wisconsin State Journal coverage, Speaker Robin Vos has confirmed what many budget-watchers have suspected all along: If Governor Evers vetoes the entire state budget bill that reaches his desk, the Republican legislature may be in no hurry to return to Madison to resolve the budget stalemate.  Check out the news story from Riley […]

BoardmanClark: Tax Consequences of Tuition Reimbursement Agreements

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

From The Legal Side… BoardmanClark recently published this School Law FYI regarding Tax Consequences of Tuition Reimbursement Agreements.  The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of BoardmanClark.

SAA Statement on JFC Budget Action

Friday, May 24th, 2019

The SAA has issued the following news release on yesterday’s Joint Finance Committee (JFC) action on the K-12 portion of the state budget.

JFC Approves GOP Education Plan, Dems Slam As Inadequate

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

From WisPolitics.com… Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee approved putting an additional $500 million into K-12 education over the next two years as Dems slammed the plan as embarrassingly inadequate, particularly on special education. The GOP plan, approved along party lines, included an additional $97 million for special education. But it was well short of […]

GOP K-12 Motion Released

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

GOP members of the Joint Finance Committee have released their K-12 Omnibus Motion that will be voted on later today.

GOP Lawmakers Reach Deal on K-12 Education

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

From WisPolitics.com … GOP lawmakers have reached a deal to pump an additional $500 million into K-12 education, including a $97 million increase for special education. Both figures are well short of the $1.4 billion increase that Gov. Tony Evers proposed. That plan included a $606 million bump for special ed. Still, Sen. Luther Olsen, […]

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