The Legislature on Thursday approved about $740 million in capital investments across the Universities of Wisconsin, including a new engineering building at UW-Madison that rallied massive industry support.

The Legislature also passed a bill that would funnel millions in tuition revenue back to UW system universities.

Both bills now head to Gov. Tony Evers’ desk for final approval.

The bills are part of the massive, controversial deal UW system President Jay Rothman and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, struck late last year that gives about $800 million in funding to the UW system in exchange for changes to the public university system’s diversity, equity and inclusion programming.

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