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Hamilton Political Tidbits - September 14, 2018

Fall is almost here, and activity is ramping up in and around the state capitol. The 2019-21 state budget process is beginning with agency budget requests due Monday, and Hamilton has launched our 2019-21 budget issue update. Meanwhile, study committees are getting closer to decision-making. All this and more Wisconsin politics news in this edition of Tidbits!

Issue Updates

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2018 Election

Offices to be elected include one U.S. Senate seat, all eight U.S. Congressional seats, governor, attorney general, odd state Senate districts, and all state Assembly districts.

2019-2021 State Budget

The state budget process is just beginning, as 2019-21 agency budget requests are due to Gov. Scott Walker and the Department of Administration (DOA) on Monday, Sept. 17. Under Wisconsin’s biennial budget process, DOA’s State Budget Office and the Governor’s Office will review the agency requests and develop the biennial budget. The governor will then present his budget to the state legislature for its consideration in early 2019.