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AB 64 - Establishes Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 - Wisconsin Key Vote

Don Vruwink voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-39) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill which establishes a budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.

  • Specifies that funds allocated to higher education institutions will be contingent on several factors  including the workload of faculty, graduation rates, and employment levels of students who completed a degree (Sec. 603).

  • Requires a freeze on funds for tuition at 2-year technical colleges (Sec. 1043).

  • Establishes a 5% tuition cut for the University of Wisconsin system (Sec. 1637).

  • Amends Wisconsin’s health care system by transitioning to a self-insurance model for state employees (Sec. 711).

  • Reduces the 2 lowest individual income tax brackets by 0.1% (Sec. 1031).

  • Specifies that payments to the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation are no longer exempt from taxation and requires an annual report on how those funds are used (Sec. 1784).

  • Repeals the state’s  prevailing wage requirements for construction projects including those led by the Department of Transportation (Sec. 9352).

  • Authorizes the Building Commission to use state funds for any project costing $900,000 or less., such as the design and construction of a building, acquisition of land, or repair of a structure or facility (Sec. 3).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Committee Sponsors

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  • Scott Kevin Walker (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
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