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State-wide Opposition to Mining Bill Grows

February 26, 2013 by Barbara With Yesterday, the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe called a press conference to demonstrate growing solidarity against SB1/AB1, the mining bill that would strip control away from local governments and exempt mining companies from having to abide by current air and water standards. Members of a coalition made […]

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Monday, February 25

Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges Committee Members 9:00 AM Executive Session Pursuant to Senate Rule 25 (4) (am), the Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges will vote by paper ballot on the following items: Cruz, Natalie Of Hartland, as a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System Board, to serve for the term ending […]

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Wednesday, February 20

The Senate will also be meeting at 12:00 PM. Committee on Urban and Local Affairs Committee Members 10:00 AM 300 Northeast Informational Hearing The Committee Chair has invited representatives from the following organizations to present their respective 2013-14 legislative agenda: The Wisconsin Counties Association The Wisconsin Towns Association The League of Wisconsin Municipalities Invited speakers […]

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Thursday, February 7

Committee on Housing and Real Estate Committee Members 10:00 AM 415 Northwest Informational Hearing Informational Hearing on the Housing Market in Wisconsin Invited speakers only. Invitees include the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, Wisconsin Housing Alliance, Wisconsin Builders Association, and Wisconsin Realtors Association. Committee on Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs Committee […]

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Wednesday, February 6

Committee on Jobs, Economy and Mining Committee Members 10:00 AM 417 North (GAR Hall) Executive Session Assembly Bill 1 Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. Committee on Workforce Development, […]

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Tuesday, February 5

Committee on Consumer Protection Committee Members 10:00 AM 300 Northeast Informational Hearing The Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection will provide an overview of the agency for the committee members. Invited speakers only. No public testimony will be taken during this informational hearing. Committee on Workforce Development Committee Members 10:00 AM 415 Northwest Informational […]

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Tuesday, January 29

Committee on Energy, Consumer Protection, and Government Reform Committee Members 1:00 PM 400 Southeast Informational Hearing Informational Hearing on the Strategic Energy Assessment, Electric Reliability, and Renewable Portfolio Standard Compliance Invited speakers only. Invitees include Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Utilities Association, American Transmission Company, Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group, Cooperative Network, Dairyland Power, Citizens […]

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Monday, January 28

Committee on Judiciary and Labor Committee Members 8:30 AM 300 Southeast Executive Session Shier, Victor Of Kewaskum, as a member of the Employee Trust Funds Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. Senate Bill 2 Relating to: the publication and effective dates of acts.

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Thursday, December 6

Select Committee on Mining Committee Members 10:00 AM 411 South State Capitol Public Committee Meeting Wisconsin’s Mining Regulations The committee will meet in open session to discuss legislative changes to Wisconsin’s mining regulations.

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Wednesday, December 5

Committee on Job Creation, Energy and Utilities, and Rural Affairs and the Assembly Committee on Energy and Utilities Members of the Committee on Job Creation, Energy and Utilities, and Rural Affairs Members of the Committee on Energy and Utilities 10:00 AM 411 South State Capitol Joint Public Hearing Clearinghouse Rule 12-042 Relating to adoption of […]

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