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GTAC To Appear Before Joint Mining Impact Committees

May 5, 2013  by Barbara With On Wednesday, May 8, 2013, the Town of Morse will host a question and answer session with officials from Gogebic Taconite (GTac) concerning the four-phase, 22-mile open pit taconite mine they plan to develop in Iron and Ashland Counties. This will be a joint meeting of the Town of […]

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Northern Officials Unite in Defense of the Water

February 21, 2013 by Rebecca Kemble and Barbara With In a strong statement of unity, elected officials from Ashland and Bayfield Counties traveled to Madison for the Superior Days lobbying effort and a press conference concerning the new mining bill being rushed through the legislature next week. The mayors of Ashland, Bayfield and Washburn were […]

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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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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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Jauch Calls New Mining Bill a “Hoax”

January 19, 2013 by Barbara With Just days after releasing their next version of a mining bill, Wisconsin Republicans announced on late Friday afternoon that the only public hearing on the bill will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in a small hearing room at the Capitol in Madison. Sen. Bob Jauch (D-Poplar) issued this […]

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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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Tuesday, August 28

Joint Legislative Audit Committee Committee members 10:00 AM 411 South State Capitol Public Hearing Audit Report 12-3: FoodShare Benefits Spent Outside of Wisconsin Department of Health Services Audit Report 12-8: FoodShare Wisconsin Department of Health Services Audit Follow-up: Correspondence from the Department of Health Services to the Committee Co-chairs on FoodShare Benefits Spent Outside Wisconsin, […]

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Law Passes Threatening Abortion Providers with Felony

Madison – March 16, 2012 A bill dictating how a woman consults with her doctor when seeking an abortion passed in the Wisconsin Assembly yesterday. Dramatically titled the ‘Coercion and Webcam Abortion Prevention Act’, SB 306 was co-authored by Sen. Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) and Rep. Michelle Litjens (R-Oshkosh). As Rebecca Kemble noted in her recent […]

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