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Hamilton Political Tidbits - June 13, 2019

After several weeks of voting, the Joint Finance Committee has finished its work on the 2019-21 state budget. With the June 30 fiscal year deadline approaching, the Legislature's focus is mostly on the budget process. However, other happenings in the state capitol over the last few weeks include: marketplace providers legislation, Senate floor session, Supreme Court action on extraordinary session litigation, AG Kaul multistate actions, and water quality task force meetings.

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2019-2021 State Budget

The Wisconsin Legislature passed its version of the 2019-21 state budget on Wednesday, June 26, sending the budget to Gov. Tony Evers for review. The governor now has the option to sign the budget, veto the entire budget, or line-item veto certain provisions.