Budget Impasse Continues but K-12 Agreement May Be Close

The state budget impasse continues as Senate and Assembly GOP leaders continue to disagree on the amount of borrowing for road projects. Gov. Walker issued a letter to GOP legislative leaders proposing a compromise deal based on procuring additional Federal dollars to help fund highway projects. According to the Wisconsin State Journal, on the K-12 front it appears the sides are a lot closer to reaching a deal:

“An agreement among lawmakers could be near on another budget sticking point — funding for K-12 schools, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Thursday. Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, said it’s possible the Legislature’s budget committee could reconvene soon, for the first time in nearly a month, to take up school funding.”

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