On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 1360 AM Northeast, WI 97.5 FM Green Bay, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Green Bay,WI 54303)

More Weather »
45° Feels Like: 45°
Wind: WSW 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Clear 42°

Tomorrow

Sunny 69°

Thurs Night

Partly Cloudy 42°

Alerts

Gov. Walker makes budget change to freeze tuition at UW System

by

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - Governor Scott Walker's office says a list of changes in his budget plan will be forwarded to members of the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee in the next 7-to-10 days.

Among the changes the governor wants is an enforced is a tuition freeze for students in the University of Wisconsin System. That part of the budget revision comes in reaction to reports the UW system has almost $650 million in reserves.

System President Kevin Reilly has requested a two percent tuition increase.

Walker says he doesn't want to reduce university funding, but he would like to see tuition frozen.

Comments