Wisconsin has a 2-year budget process with each new fiscal year beginning on July 1. The process starts with agency budget requests submitted in the fall of each even-numbered year.

The Executive budget proposal is introduced in February of odd-numbered years, followed by legislative consideration and enactment in the spring and summer.

The 2015-17 budget was signed on July 13, 2015, and covers state expenditures until June 30, 2017.

Click here http://legis.wisconsin.gov/lfb/publications/budget/2015-17%20Budget/Documents/Joint%20Finance/dot.pdf for a comparative summary of the 2015-17 Transportation Budget, as introduced by the Governor, amended by the Legislature and signed into law.