March 24, 2015
For Immediate Release
Contact: Dean Kallenbach
Senior Regional Manager
Wisconsin Public Radio
Budget Impact on Technical Colleges to be Featured on The West Side March 30
The potential impact of Governor Walker’s proposed budget on regional technical colleges will be the focus of discussion on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The West Side on Monday, March 30 at 10 a.m. on 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls.
Host Rich Kremer will welcome Bruce Barker, president of Chippewa Valley Technical College, and John Will, president of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College.
Kremer and guests will discuss how western Wisconsin technical colleges would be affected by the proposed budget including a tuition and fee freeze for high-demand programs, the continuation of property tax levy limits, and the increased funding of Fast Forward Grants.
The West Side is a call-in program focused on issues specific to western Wisconsin. The show airs on Mondays at 10 a.m. on 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls. Listeners may call in with questions and comments during the program at 1-800-228-5615.
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