Alert: Budget Field Hearing Today in Rice Lake, Thursday in ReedsburgMarch 23
– WCASA asks allies to speak at the last two budget field hearings of the full Joint Finance Committee regarding the state budget. Please ask the Committee to increase funding for sexual assault victim services and prevention (SAVS) to $4 million annually, doubling the current level. Governor Walker has proposed flat funding SAVS – the only state program that provides funds for sexual assault services, community education, and prevention initiatives. If you cannot attend, please write the Committee (*see information below) and send the same letter to your state senator and state representative.
You can find talking points, background information, how to identify and communicate with your lawmakers, and more here: http://www.wcasa.org/pages/Policy-State.php
Don’t forget to attend Legislative Advocacy Day
in Madison this Wednesday, March 25, if you or your colleagues can. More information below.
Thank you! Joint Finance Committee Field HearingsToday, March 23
(10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)*
University of Wisconsin-Barron County
Fine Arts Theatre
1800 College Drive
Rice Lake, WI 54868
Thursday, March 26
(9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)*
Reedsburg High School
CAL Center Auditorium
1100 South Albert Avenue
Reedsburg, WI 53959
*The Committee will conclude taking testimony at the time specified. Written comments can be emailed to the Committee at BudgetComments@legis.wisconsin.gov
, or sent via U.S. mail to: Joe Malkasian, Room 305 East, State Capitol, Madison, WI 53702.