Tag Archives: Gov. Tony Evers

Wisconsin groundwater study completed, but analysis is not

Researchers have completed the fourth and final round of private well sampling to determine sources of fecal contamination in wells that were previously flagged for issues as part of an ongoing groundwater study in southwestern Wisconsin. The findings released Wednesday found 76% of all wells sampled during those rounds had fecal contamination from humans or livestock.

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‘Nowhere to go’: Wisconsin renters face evictions as emergency aid falls short


Kelli Walton waited four weeks to hear whether she qualified for state emergency rental assistance. When the news came, it was too late. By the time the Social Development Commission, which distributes the aid, told her she was on a waiting list with thousands of others, Walton’s landlord had already issued a five-day notice — leading to an eviction.

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WisDOT seeks to complete last bit of Zoo Interchange without meeting 70% federal funding rule

Vehicles travel Interstate 94 passes just east of the Zoo Interchange during rush hour in May 2017. State officials are moving forward with plans to rebuild the so-called north of leg of the interchange - U.S. Highway 45 between Swan Boulevard and Burleigh Street - but without meeting a statutory requirement that 70% of the money come from federal sources. (File photo by Kevin Harnack)

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is seeking permission to pay for the final stretch of the Zoo Interchange project without meeting a statutory requirement that at least 70% of the work be paid for with federal money.

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