The Wisconsin Legislature Joint Finance Committee (JFC) will be holding public hearings across the state on the proposed state budget to hear what people think about it in April.

Dates and locations are as follows:

  • Monday, April 3 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) University of Wisconsin – Platteville Ullsvick Hall 30 South Hickory Street Platteville, WI 53818
  • Wednesday, April 5 (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) State Fair Park – Exposition Center 8200 West Greenfield Avenue West Allis, WI 53214
  • Friday, April 7 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Berlin High School (Auditorium) 222 Memorial Drive Berlin, WI 54923
  • Tuesday, April 18 (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) Spooner high School (Auditorium) 801 County Highway A Spooner, WI 54801
  • Wednesday, April 19 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Ellsworth High School (Gymnasium) 323 West Hillcrest Street Ellsworth, WI 54011
  • Friday, April 21 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Marinette High School (Auditorium) 2135 Pierce Avenue Marinette, WI 54143

These hearings allow people with disabilities to connect with JFC members who will be making changes to the state budget and let them know the important issues.

You can submit written comments to or send a handwritten letter to: Joe Malkasian, Room 305 East, State Capitol, Madison, WI 53702.

What’s in the current state budget that affects people with disabilities?

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, The Arc Wisconsin and Disability Rights Wisconsin are providing information about the state budget to people with disabilities and their families about what is in the Governor’s budget and how to participate in the budget process.

Learn more about what is in the budget: