- Wisconsin Republicans announced a two-year state budget proposal that would cut funding for the University of Wisconsin by $32 million. The budget would allow for the university to receive the $32 million if it could prove the money would be spent on workforce development efforts, and not DEI programs.
- Wisconsin’s governor threatened to veto the budget proposal if the funding for the University of Wisconsin’s diversity, equity, and inclusion program is cut.
- Even though Gov. Evers threatened to veto the proposal, Republicans plan to make no substantive changes to the budget, putting it at risk of being vetoed.
Republicans plan to make no substantive changes to the state budget, meaning that a cut in funding to the University of Wisconsin System that puts the entire spending plan in jeopardy of being vetoed will remain, legislative leaders said Tuesday.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has threatened to veto the two-year spending plan if UW …