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WI State Budget 101

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How Wisconsin's state budget process works - 2/12/09

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WI State Budget 101

  1. 1. Wisconsin State Budget
  2. 2. Step 1: Governor Introduces a proposal
  3. 3. Step 2: Legislative Fiscal Bureau releases a “plain English” memo
  4. 4. JOINT FINANCE COMMITTEE Sen. Miller, Co-chair Rep. Pocan, Co-chair Senators Democrats: Hansen Lassa Lehman Robson Taylor Republicans: Darling Olsen Representatives Democrats: Colon Grigsby Mason Sherman Shilling Republicans: Montgomery Vos 2009-2011
  5. 6. Step 3: JFC holds regional Hearings
  6. 7. Step 4: JFC debates provisions
  7. 8. Step 5: JFC recommends a budget to the Assembly & Senate
  8. 9. Step 6: Both houses vote on the Budget
  9. 10. Step 7: Approved bills in each house either match or need to be reconciled
  10. 11. Step 8: Budget is either signed or vetoed by the Governor
  11. 12. TODAY JAN. 1
  12. 13. Stay Tuned…

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