On the Issues: Water Law – A Federal-State Conversation on Environmental Issues

On June 15, 2022, Marquette University Law School held an “On the Issues” panel discussion exploring top-priority issues of environmental policy with Preston Cole, the Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and Debra Shore, the Regional Administrator for the United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 (serving Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and […]

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Joint Committee on Finance

On May 31, 2022, the Joint Committee on Finance held a Section 13.10 meeting. Agenda: DHS: Mendota and Winnebago Mental Health Institutes; Wisconsin Resource Center and Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center OCI: reinsurance payments to insurers for the 2021 plan year DOJ: community-oriented policing-house grant program appropriation; school safety appropriation; body cameras appropriation DMA: state […]

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Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity

On May 4, 2022, ​​the Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity met on the following: Viability and Sustainability of the Veterans Trust Fund: Understanding the funding of state veterans benefits by examining the history of funding sources and the benefits funded by the Veterans Trust Fund.  Agenda: 1. Welcome Remarks Introductions/Ground Rules Process Overview Secretary […]

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The 2021-22 Legislative Session: What’s Ahead for UW-Madison?

On April 28, 2022, PROFS hosted a panel discussion reviewing the recently-completed 2021-22 Legislative Session. Panelists discussed implications of the session for the university and look forward to what may happen after the 2022 elections, including what UW-Madison needs from the state to remain a top public research university. Moderated by Jessie Opoien, Cap Times […]

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Joint Committee on Finance

On April 26, 2022, the Joint Committee on Finance held a Section 13.10 meeting on the following: Department of Transportation – Craig Thompson, Secretary The Department of Transportation requests the Committee’s approval of the department’s plan pursuant to s. 84.03(2)(b), Wisconsin Statutes, to adjust its appropriations to reflect the most recent estimate of the 2021-22 […]

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