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University offers information on budget-adjustment bill

The UW-River Falls made available Tuesday, Feb. 15, an informational Web page to serve as a resource regarding the budget-adjustment bill LRB-1383 presented to the Wisconsin State Legislature by Governor Scott Walker on Feb. 11.

In a special edition of its daily E-newsletter, the university said, "LRB-1383 would have a significant impact on the university and its employees. Our goal is provide accurate information on the proposed legislation as a follow-up to the messages from Governor Walker, UW System President Kevin Reilly, and UW System Board of Regents President Charles Pruitt.

The Web page includes:

  • Recent news and upcoming events pertaining to the legislation
  • The full text of the bill and analysis from the Legislative Fiscal Bureau
  • Communications regarding the legislation from lawmakers and university officials
  • Links to websites covering political activity in Madison
  • University policies guiding the use of university resources for political advocacy.

Access the web page here: or through a link on the Chancellor's Office page of the university Web site.