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Sen. Tom Tiffany and Sen. Glenn Grothman, recipients of large campaign donations from mining deregulation advocates.

The Million Dollar Bill

January 24, 2013   by Rebecca Kemble Shortly after 9pm last night, Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) abruptly adjourned the one and only public hearing on a controversial mining deregulation bill after being called out as the second largest recipient of campaign donations by groups that lobbied for a similar bill last session. Of the nearly $1 […]

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Menominee embrace

Menominee Elder Offers Blessing to Opponents

Rebecca Kemble and Orman Waukau share a warm embrace late in the evening of the public hearing on mining on January 11. Members of the Menominee tribe were kept waiting nine hours before they were allowed to testify. The hearing was held at the Hurley Inn, Hurley, Wisconsin — a venue not large enough to […]

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