The Joint Finance Committee continues to vote on various parts of the budget. The committee has mostly voted on non-controversial items thus far, so this week’s session was a change of pace as the committee voted on some more weighty issues.
Video of the JFC hearing from WisconsinEye.
In response to the Legislative Audit Bureau’s recent audit of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the public-private job-creation agency has faced increased scrutiny and its budget is in jeopardy.
JFC will meet twice in the coming week. The committee has announced it will vote on the following items:
New revenue projections from the Legislative Fiscal Bureau show the state will take in $575 million more than expected over the next two years.
The Wisconsin Assembly has passed three bills, AB 19, AB 27 and AB 139, that will improve Wisconsin’s litigation climate, making Wisconsin a more attractive place to do business.
Video of the floor debate is available from WisconsinEye.