By Bill Clements Special to The Daily Reporter Six Republican state representatives are pressing for a hearing on new rules that would further restrict phosphorous runoff at a cost to businesses and municipalities the lawmakers say is unreasonable. But environmental ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer A half century ago, Jack Kennedy, campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination in western Wisconsin — then solid Hubert Humphrey country — ended up being driven around Dunn County in a car with a Nixon bumper sticker. ...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 ...
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By Sean Ryan Utilities and businesses are claiming the state is digging too deeply into their wallets to prevent polluted water from entering lakes and streams. The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board next month will consider two rules: one targeting phosphorus ...Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A proposal designed to make Wisconsin a renewable energy leader appears to have run out of gas in the Legislature. The state Senate does not intend to vote on the ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker is offering a bold promise of jobs for the state if he’s elected governor. The Republican said the state’s business climate is hurting because of too much government interference. He said ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says his strategy as governor will center on two priorities: jobs and responsible spending. The Democrat said he’s running for governor because it’s time Madison “had some adult supervision.” Barrett’s comments came ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee mayor and candidate for governor Tom Barrett says a clean energy proposal that’s one of Gov. Jim Doyle’s top priorities in his final year in office needs to be changed significantly. The bill is being ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Renewable energy requirements that will help Ingeteam Inc. thrive in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley are a threat to businesses already in Wisconsin, according to a statewide business group. “Wisconsin’s not going to be able to attract businesses to ...
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By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State lawmakers started poring over a sweeping renewable energy bill Wednesday, establishing battle lines as the measure inches toward a vote. The bill creates new renewable fuel standards, lifts Wisconsin’s ...
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