After eight years, the Board of Regents would be able to raise tuition for in-state undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin System campuses in the next school year, under a GOP motion approved Thursday.
The justices in their order cautioned their decision shouldn't be taken as predictive of how the court would respond to a request to review a lower court's redistricting decision or a request to assume original jurisdiction over a future case.
Lawmakers on the powerful, Republican-led budget committee took their first actions on Evers' budget Thursday, stripping some 400 items from it and amending the framework to start from the current two-year spending plan.
"The stars are starting to align and certainly in the business of politics, timing is incredibly important," bill co-author and state Rep. David Steffen said. "I think the timing for this expungement legislation is going to be this session."
The Legislature's powerful Joint Finance Committee in its meeting Thursday will strip a couple hundred items from Evers' budget, including accepting federal Medicaid expansion dollars, legalizing recreational and medicinal marijuana and more.