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Finance committee holds second public hearing on the state budget in Rhinelander

by | Apr 22, 2021 | Legislative Update Blog, State Budget | 0 comments

THANK YOU to the school board members and administrators who took to the turf of the Hodag Dome to testify at the Joint Finance Committee budget hearing in Rhinelander on Wednesday, April 22.

The following school board members testified:

  • Ron Counter – Rhinelander
  • Andy Merry – Antigo
  • Judy Conlin – Rhinelander (pictured)
  • Merlin Van Buren– Rhinelander
  • Duane Frey – Rhinelander
  • Cathy Schmit – Tomahawk
  • Deb Velleux – Tomahawk
  • Chrysa Ostenso – Ladysmith
  • Tricia Zunker – Wausau

The following administrators also testified:

  • Eric Burke – Rhinelander
  • Ben Niehaus – Florence
  • Scott Foster – Northland Pines
  • Tim Prunty – Antigo, Business Manager
  • Ben Heninger – Gresham, Principal

Please let me know if you were there and I missed you. Thanks again to everyone for taking the time to advocate for your students’ needs!

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