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Hamilton Political Tidbits: Budget Edition - February 10, 2017

This week, the Wisconsin Capitol building celebrated its 100th birthday! Governor Walker and legislators honored the anniversary and kicked off a year of planned events. The brief break was a rarity, as the governor gears up to give his 2017-19 budget address next Wednesday Feb. 8 at 4 PM. Read more below on the governor's rollout of some budget initiatives, including welfare reform. Meanwhile, legislators are busy working on the first bills of the session. In this edition of Tidbits, we highlight two early bills, Project Labor Agreement Neutrality and CBD oil. All this and more below!

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2017 - 2019 State Budget

Where are we in the budget process? State agencies submitted their 2017-19 budget requests to the governor on September 15, 2016. Gov. Walker will review each agency’s request in preparation to present his own budget to the legislature on Feb. 8 at 4 p.m.

Read our latest blog post on the 2017-19 budget.