UW budget cuts expected to be $250 million

MADISON - The Legislature's budget-writing committee plans to reduce Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $300 million cut to the University of Wisconsin System by $50 million.

The Joint Finance Committee planned to vote on the cut Friday.

The Republican-controlled panel does not plan to go along with Walker's plan to give UW more independence from state laws and oversight. That independence was designed to help UW deal with the budget cut.

Full story: WJFW

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