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WAES School Funding Reform Update, Week of 11/30/2009
From the Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools. Table of contents below — related items on AMPS linked –, full update here. It’s time to stand up for schools … sign petition for “A Penny for Kids” Latest state budget continues … Continue reading
Sandbagged! Now Teabagged?
School districts and school finance reform advocates were sandbagged by Governor Jim Doyle and the Democratic controlled Legislature. For years they had said “if you put us in control, fixing school finance will be a priority.’ We helped put them … Continue reading
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Joint Finance Budget Hearings
The Parliaments, “(I Just Wanna) Testify” (click to listen or download) The public testimony phase of the Joint Committee On Finance‘s (JFC) budget process has begun. There were official hearings last week in Sparta, West Allis and Eau Claire, as … Continue reading
Where is the Outrage? Where is the Anger?
From Marjorie Passman (excerpted in the Capitol Times, full version below). Where is the Outrage? Where is the Anger? Has anyone noticed the education budget proposed by the State Assembly? If so, where is the outrage, where is the anger? … Continue reading
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Contact Info for Joint Finance Committee Members
SENATE Co-Chair, Senator Russell Decker (D-29) 323 South, State Capitol Madison, WI 53707-7882 Phone: (608) 266-2502 Fax: (608) 267-9027 E-mail: Sen.Decker@legis.state.wi.us Hometown: Schofield Counties: Marathon, Price, Rusk, Taylor, Portage, Sawyer, Shawano Vice-Chair, Senator David Hansen (D-30) 319 South, State Capitol … Continue reading
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