Wisconsin’s Green Fire Guidance for Public Testimony on the 2021-2023 Budget

WI Green Fire, April 5, 2021

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The Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance (JFC) and Governor Evers have both scheduled their spring public budget hearings for April. They are included in the Budget and Stewardship Public Testimony Guide.  WGF encourages all conservation-minded citizens to attend a hearing and testify about conservation issues in Wisconsin! Public voices matter, and this guidance is to inform and support your effective testimony.

Public Testimony Dates:
Hearing attendees must follow the COVID-19 safety protocols at each host facility, including wearing masks and maintaining social distance. Available seating may be limited due to social distancing guidelines.

All public hearings will be streamed by WisconsinEye and can be viewed at WisEye.org/live.

Friday, April 9, 2021 (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)*
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Irvin L. Young Auditorium
930 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)*
The Hodag Dome School District of Rhinelander
665 Coolidge Avenue
Rhinelander, WI 54501

Thursday, April 22, 2021 (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)*
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Great Hall, Memorial Student Center302 10th Avenue East
Menomonie, WI 54751

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
More information on this hearing will be forthcoming. *Note that WGF encourages members to testify virtually

Governor Evers Budget Hearing Schedule
Governor Evers is also hosting a number of listening sessions.  His session on “Climate change and our environment” is
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 6 pm.  All the Governor’s Listening Sessions are virtual.

Links and instructions to sign up to testify are all included in the Budget and Stewardship Public Testimony Guide.

If you are looking for more information on the governor’s proposed budget and the conservation-related items included please use this budget analysis as a resource: Summary of Governor’s Budget Proposal Items 2021-2023

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