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Coming up May 24, 2013 | In addition to our coverage of proposed UW System budget changes, Anchor Frederica Freyberg and WPR’s Shawn Johnson talk about other Joint Finance Committee recommendations this week, such as approving the selling of state property, increasing DNR positions, FoodShare work requirements and eliminating the transportation fund deficit.
UW System Board of Regents President Brent Smith responds to the proposed UW System funding cut and a new policy to limit its reserve funds.
State Sen. Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend, a Joint Finance Committee member, discusses his approval of a funding cut for the UW System and a two-year tuition freeze.
Anchor Frederica Freyberg and WPR’s Shawn Johnson summarize the JFC recommendations this week, including the selling of state property, increasing DNR positions and FoodShare work requirements.
Anchor Frederica Freyberg explores a bill from State Rep. Mary Czaja, R-Irma, that would expand the legal use of crossbows for deer hunting.
Gov. Scott Walker wraps up a week of out-of-state trips with a speech to the Polk County Republican Party in Iowa.