legislative fiscal bureau

Cost of Walker's Medicaid plan increases

Cost of Walker's plan to reject federally funded Medicaid expansion has gone up

The cost of Gov. Scott Walker's plan to reject federally funded Medicaid expansion and instead tighten income eligibility for the program has gone up.

Lawmakers consider how to spend $575M in unexpected revenue

Reps. on both sides eye K-12 funding increase

The state will take in much more money than expected in the next two years. New estimates out Thursday show the budget picture getting much better and lawmakers have to decide what to do with the cash.

Circus World officials say budget in the black

Circus officials say situation better than state analysts suggest

A Legislative Fiscal Bureau analysis released last week said Circus World Museum's 2013 operating budget assumed expenses would outpace revenues by $97,500. The analysis said the museum's foundation planned to fill the hole with gifts and uncommitted endowment funds.