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Budget committee announces public hearings

by | Mar 7, 2023 | Legislative Update Blog, State Budget

From a press release: The Co-Chairs of the Joint Committee on Finance (JFC), Senator Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) and Representative Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam) announced four (4) public hearings related to the State Budget today.

“As the Co-Chairs of the Joint Committee on Finance (JFC), we invite you to provide comments and input. Your ideas are an essential part of our process. We also encourage you to visit the website we
have dedicated to the public hearing process. It is a central portal for input to reach the entire committee and it will be a helpful tool when looking for upcoming budget hearings and other documents pertaining to the budget process.”

The public hearing schedule is:

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2023 Waukesha County Expo Center, Main Arena
    1000 Northview Rd, Waukesha
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2023 UW-Eau Claire, Davies Student Center
    Ojibwe Grand Ballroom (Third Floor)
    77 Roosevelt Ave., Eau Claire
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2023 Wilderness Resort, Glacier Canyon Conference Center
    Sandstone Meeting Room
    45 Hillman Road, Wisconsin Dells
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2023 Lakeland Union High School
    9573 State Highway 70, Minocqua

The public hearings will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. Attendees will be asked to fill out a form upon arrival to be added to the queue to testify.

The JFC has also created an online portal for constituents to provide input. All entries will be circulated to the full committee:

The JFC has also developed a dedicated email address for input only: and all emails will be circulated to the full committee.

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