Joint Committee on Finance public hearing on Governor’s Budget at UW-W on Friday

UW-Whitewater is hosting the Joint Committee on Finance public hearing on the Governor’s 2021-23 biennial budget on Friday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Irvin L. Young Auditorium, 930 West Main Street.

Hearing attendees must follow the COVID-19 safety protocols, including wearing facial coverings and maintaining social distance. Available seating will be limited due to social distancing guidelines.

Parking is available in Lot 1 for those attending the event. 

The public hearing will be live streamed by WisconsinEye and can be viewed at

Banner note: The following is from the Joint Finance Committee website. That page also has a link to a form where persons may submit comments to the committee without attending a hearing.

If you are planning on attending one of the public hearings, here are a few important things to note:

-The primary purpose of the public hearings will be to hear from Wisconsin citizens, while committee members may ask questions of speakers, it’s not meant to be a debate.

-Speakers (virtual and in-person) will be given two minutes to speak to make sure the committee is able to hear from everyone.

-We will be following the guidelines from local public health departments for the host location regarding masking, social distancing and room capacity. 

-We ask that once you are done speaking, you exit the room so other individuals who haven’t had the chance to speak can do so.

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