http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/wisc-leaving-s5.jpgIn recent years, Wisconsin appears to have lost its ambition to be first or best. Roads are going to hell, we rank 49th in Internet speed. We’re lagging badly in renewable energy development and jobs. Recovery starts with wanting to be a state of firsts again.
http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/clean-drinking-water-s5.jpgThe Sylla’s struggle with bad water, caused it seems by a high capacity well operated by a sand mine near their farm. Brown water is coming from their well and a horse died from exposure to toxins likely in the water. A bill in Madison, which would grant the well owner a permit in perpetuity, makes situations worse.
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Democratic Lawmakers Dave Hansen and Eric Genrich to host event. Will listen to public testimony from local residents on the State Budget.
GREEN BAY, WI - With the State Legislature preparing to begin debate on the 2017-19 State Budget, a group of Democratic lawmakers led by Rep. Eric Genrich (D-Green Bay) and Sen. Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) will host a Budget Listening Session on the UW-Green Bay campus this Saturday, April 8th. Rep. Genrich and Sen. Hansen will be joined by other Democratic lawmakers from across the state and will listen to public testimony from local residents on the State Budget which will be debated before the full legislature later this spring.
Additional details can be found below:
WHAT: Democratic Budget Hearing
WHERE: UW-Green Bay, Christie Theatre, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311
WHEN: Saturday, April 8 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
This event is open to members of the public and the press. In addition to listening to testimony from members of the public, legislators will make themselves available to the press as needed to discuss the State Budget.
https://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/hicap-residents1-s5.jpgHigh capacity well bill SB 76 threatens local lakes, rivers and groundwater.