By Marie Rohde Municipalities can’t impose more requirements on single- and two-family home builders than are contained in state regulations, according to an opinion released Thursday by Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen. The opinion was in response to a ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Builders and manufacturers have only one more chance to convince state policymakers that new runoff and phosphorus rules will cost too much money. The two rules, drafted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, cleared the state ...
Tagged with: Clean Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources DNR Environmental Protection Agency EPA Legislature Pat Stevens phosphorus rules runoff Scott Manley wastewater treatment Wisconsin Builders Association Wisconsin Manufacturers and CommerceRead More »
By Paul Snyder Deadline pressure and 100 amendments are cracking the unity of the state‘s Wind Siting Council as it strives to agree on turbine placement standards. Even the definition of agreement is a point of contention among the 15 ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer How much power should Wisconsin governors have? That’s always an important question, but it’s even more important during difficult economic times. One answer to that question is tied to veto power. In 1930, voters passed a constitutional ...Read More »
Editor’s Note: This letter is in response to a blog posted June 6 on dailyreporter.com. Read the blog post. To the editor: RENEW Wisconsin, the organization I work for, has been an organized voice for renewable energy producers and users ...Read More »
Darryl Enriquez and Sean Ryan A bill that would have applied green building standards to public projects died Wednesday when Gov. Jim Doyle vetoed the proposal. State Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens Point, chided members of Doyle’s administration for not ...Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jobs and the economy. That’s what Democrats who control the Legislature promised they would focus on this year as Wisconsin deals with high unemployment and a general malaise about the ...Read More »