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Budget committee will take up broadband grants funding on Thursday

by | May 17, 2021 | Legislative Update Blog, State Budget | 0 comments

The state legislature’s powerful Joint Finance Committee (JFC), chaired by Sen. Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) and Rep. Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam) is scheduled to vote on certain areas of the 2021-23 biennial budget on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 11:01 a.m. The meeting will be held in Room 412 East, State Capitol.

Among the items scheduled to be voted on are Broadband Provisions under the Public Service Commission. Here is a link to the budget document (Paper 525) the JFC will be working off of including the alternatives they have to choose from for funding levels.

Below is the full agenda of agencies that will be voted on:

Administration — General Agency Provisions
Administration — Housing and Homelessness
Administration — Energy and Environment
Administration — Personnel Management
Administration — Information Technology
Administration — Procurement and Risk Management
Elections Commission
Ethics Commission
Tourism
Public Service Commission — Broadband Provisions
Public Service Commission — Departmentwide and Energy Programs

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