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HIGHER REVENUE PROJECTIONS BASED ON A ONE-TIME BUMP - Much is being made of a Legislative Fiscal Bureau report projecting additional state revenues of $575 million over the next three years.
A Dane County judge has ruled many of the provisions of Wis Act 10 unconsititutional. The judge found that certain provisions of the act violate the free speech, freedom of association and equal protection clauses. Read more >>>
You need to review this information because the foundation of the WRS and work-based pension is under attack.
The goals of this presentation are:
1. To present facts about the WRS and bolster your understanding of why the WRS is key to your retirement security and the economic security of Wisconsin;
The state Senate will meet August 1 to vote for the second time on legislation to extend benefits to jobless workers. This time, they are expected to pass the bill without the “surprise” amendment that caused a rift between the two GOP-controlled houses and the Walker Administration. Read more >>>
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We’ve developed this timeline based on legislative tradition over the last two decades, although it may be somewhat different this year. Nevertheless, the timeline may be helpful to understand what’s next at the Capitol and with the upcoming state budget cycle. Please note that the date for the annual AFSCME “Lobby Day” has not yet been determined, but is likely to be sometime this winter/spring.
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