News Conference: Wisconsin's Climate and Jobs Legislative Package

On June 16, 2022, State Representative Supreme Moore Omokunde, Senator Chris Larson, and community partners from Citizen Action of Wisconsin will hold a news conference on their Wisconsin’s Climate and Jobs Package, a bill package aimed at climate change in Wisconsin. This package follows the lead set by Governor Evers with the introduction of his […]

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Newsmakers: Senators Agard and Wimberger on PFAS

On May 4, 2022, Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sits down with Senators Melissa Agard (D-Madison) and Eric Wimberger (R-Green Bay) – two legislators with known PFAS contaminants in their districts. They share their views on this issue, solutions and where there might be bi-partisan agreement as state policymakers and regulators manage a contaminant that has been showing […]

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Newsmakers: Senators Agard and Wimberger on PFAS

On May 4, 2022, Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sits down with Senators Melissa Agard (D-Madison) and Eric Wimberger (R-Green Bay) – two legislators with known PFAS contaminants in their districts. They share their views on this issue, solutions and where there might be bi-partisan agreement as state policymakers and regulators manage a contaminant that has been showing […]

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CFC Power Dialogue: A Candid Conversation About Electric Vehicle Policies

On May 3, 2022, the Customers First! Coalition hosted a Power Dialogue event on to discuss state policy questions surrounding electric vehicles and transportation issues. Opening Remarks: Sen. Julian Bradley, Chairman, Senate Committee on Utilities, Technology, and Telecommunications Panelists: Craig Thompson, Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Transportation Josh Fisher, Director, State Affairs, Alliance for Automotive Innovation […]

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UW-Madison Day at the Capitol: Faculty Flash Talks

On April 27, 2022, the annual UW-Madison Day at the Capitol highlighted faculty, students, alumni and athletics at UW-Madison. Several events sponsored by the UW-Madison Department of State Relations are held on this day, including the Graduate Research Showcase and Flash Talks with Faculty. Agenda: 1:30 pm | Jennifer Van Os, Animal & Dairy Sciences […]

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News Conference: Gov. Evers on Earth Day

On April 22, 2022, Gov. Tony Evers hosted a news conference at the Indian Community School in Franklin Wisconsin to sign Executive Order 161 Creating the Office of Environmental Justice. Speakers: Governor Tony Evers Secretary Preston Cole – WI DNR Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes Pam Ritger – Clean Wisconsin Huda Alkaff – Wisconsin Green Muslims […]

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Nelson Institute Earth Day 2022: A Half Century of Environmental Cooperation – The U.S.-Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

On April 21, 2022, the UW–Madison Law School and Laurie Carlson Progressive Ideas Forum hosted the 50th anniversary of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) between the United States and Canada. Explore the history of the agreement, and hear from a panel that includes U.S., Canadian, and Indigenous perspectives during this session. The panel provided recommendations for […]

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Wisconsin Tech Council: Putting a Charge in the Electric Vehicle Movement

On March 29, 2022, The Wisconsin Technology Council hosted an Innovation Network Luncheon on the electric vehicle industry and its related infrastructure which has been elevated due to the war in Ukraine, rising oil prices and renewed environmental warnings. Panelists  Sean Baxter, president of Kayser Automotive Group Art Harrington, a shareholder in Godfrey & Kahn’s environmental and […]

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Newsmakers: Public Service Commission Updates with Chairperson Valcq

On March 28, 2022, WisconsinEye Host Lisa Pugh sat down with Wisconsin’s Public Service Commission Chairperson Rebecca Cameron Valcq to discuss the commission’s updates. The PSC has been at the forefront of some of the state’s most significant innovations in the past year – from record investments in broadband expansion to changes in energy policy […]

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