Lawmakers approve $1B for UW System construction projects

June 20, 2019 | Wisconsin Public Radio

The Legislature’s state budget committee voted Tuesday evening to approve $1.9 billion for state construction projects, including more than $1 billion for University of Wisconsin System projects.

Lawmakers took up a number of other high-profile pieces of the budget during their meeting as well, including the state’s land stewardship program, factory farm regulation, and juvenile justice spending.

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