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Hamilton Political Tidbits - January 11, 2019

The 2019-20 Wisconsin Legislature was officially inaugurated on Monday. Gov. Tony Evers was sworn into office, along with members of the legislature, which will remain in Republican hands. Get to know Evers's staff and new legislators in this first Political Tidbits of 2019. Plus, more news from the state capitol this week.

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2019-2021 State Budget

The state budget process is just beginning, as 2019-21 agency budget requests were 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.

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.