DOA confirms big cut for UW System

The state Department of Administration announced Friday its plan for cutting $123 million from state government by July. Overall, the plan calls for cutting $174.3 million by 2013, with the vast majority coming in the current fiscal year, which began in June. Hardest hit is the UW System at $46.1 million, followed by Health Services at $18.5 million and Corrections at $9.4 million. For coverage from Madison.