Joint Committee on Finance

On October 2, 2019, the Joint Committee on Finance held a Section 13.10 Meeting on the Department of Public Instruction request for a supplement of $110,000 GPR in fiscal year 2019-20 for the HOPELINE Suicide Prevention Hotline, and University of Wisconsin System request for a supplement of $1,000,000 GPR in fiscal year 2019-20 and $7,800,000 GPR of ongoing funding in fiscal year 2020-21 to the system’s general operations for a Dairy Innovation Hub. The Committee also held an executive session followed by a public hearing on bills relating to requiring political subdivisions and Marquette University to pay health insurance premiums for survivors of a law enforcement office who dies in the line of duty, harbor assistance grant for the City of Green Bay, a nonrefundable volunteer fire fighters and emergency responders tax credit, and adding 12 circuit court branches to be allocated by the director of state courts.

WisconsinEye Logo