The nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau (LAB) has released its Single Audit, which evaluates state agencies’ administration of federal financial assistance received by the state. LAB found state agencies generally complied with federal grant requirements and took steps to resolve concerns identified in prior audits. However, LAB did question more than $510,000 in federal reimbursements state agencies received and provided 65 recommendations to improve the State’s administration of federal grant programs.
The results of the 2013 Spring Elections will be posted here as they become available.
The Wisconsin Court System has published its first issue of The Third Branch, for 2013. Among other things, the newsletter covers the orientation session the courts held for new members of the state legislature and provides information on the state budget's impact on the court system.
The Joint Finance Committee’s budget briefings are in full swing, with the heads of agencies being put in the hearing room hot seat.
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has released a new document designed to advance the spread of broadband across the state. Wisconsin's Playbook for Broadband Progress presents several “plays” that policy makers, citizens, economic development agencies, planners, and broadband providers can use to explore ways of enhancing broadband availability, adoption, and use throughout the state.