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Evers Wants Funding Increase For Water ProgramsSubmitted: 05/14/2019
Evers Wants Funding Increase For Water Programs
Nikolaus Koch
Nikolaus Koch
Producer/Multimedia Journalist
nkoch@wjfw.com

MADISON - Governor Tony Evers wants to increase two clean water programs in the state by almost a combined $18-million over the next two years.

The clean water fund program is currently authorized to borrow a little over $3 billion.

Evers is hoping to increase that by almost $14 million.

The safe drinking water program borrows a little over $71 million, and the governor wants to increase that by almost $4 million.

The Joint Finance Committee is scheduled consider the proposal Tuesday.

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