Although the governor and legislature were of the same party, the 2015-17 state budget’s road to enactment was at times bumpy. The two branches were at odds over U.W. funding and control, K-12 school aids, as well as the future of transportation finance in Wisconsin. Among the budget’s most significant changes, it makes permanent both statewide school choice and a major technical college funding change. Among scores of nonfiscal items were changes to town incorporation and prevailing wage laws.