Newsmakers: Overview of 2024 Wisconsin Legislative Council Study Committees

On July 1, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh will sit down with the Director of the Legislative Council, Anne Sappenfield, to provide a study committees overview, including the challenges the legislature hopes members will address. Each even-numbered year of the biennium Wisconsin’s Joint Legislative Council establishes what are known as study committees. These committees, with […]

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Newsmakers: Overview of 2024 Wisconsin Legislative Council Study Committees

On July 1, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh will sit down with the Director of the Legislative Council, Anne Sappenfield, to provide a study committees overview, including the challenges the legislature hopes members will address. Each even-numbered year of the biennium Wisconsin’s Joint Legislative Council establishes what are known as study committees. These committees, with […]

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Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules

On May 30, 2024, the Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules held a public hearing and executive session on the following: EmR 2401 [Extension Request]: Lake Superior cisco and lake trout regulations (DNR) EmR 2402 [Extension Request]: Licensure requirements for naturopathic doctors and limited-scope naturopathic doctors (Naturopathic Medicine Examining Board) 

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Wisconsin State Senate Floor Session

On May 14, 2024, the Wisconsin State Senate held a veto review and special session on the following: Senate Bill 98: verifying citizenship of individuals on the official voter registration list and contents of operator’s licenses and identification cards; Senate Bill 139: establishing a statewide wolf population goal; Senate Bill 145: advanced practice registered nurses, extending […]

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Wisconsin DNR Deer Advisory Committee

On May 8, 2024, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Deer Advisory Committee met on the following agenda: Welcome & Introductions Approve March minutes Spring Hearing Results related to Deer Season Structure recommendations (Maps) Summary of CDAC recommendations Public Comment period CDAC Recommendations Review by Zone Members Matters Adjourn

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Wisconsin DNR: Drinking Water and Groundwater Study Group

On May 2, 2024, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources held a Drinking Water and Groundwater Study Group meeting featuring the following agenda: I. Welcome  II. WPDES General Permit for Operation and Maintenance of Municipal Water Systems Jason Knutson & Leila Jenkins, Wastewater Program – DNR  III. Safe Drinking Water Loan Program UpdateCommunity Financial Assistance, […]

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Wisconsin DNR: PFAS External Advisory Group

On April 19, 2024, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources PFAS External Advisory Group met on the following agenda: Welcome and Introductions Wisconsin Updates and Anticipated Actions Federal Updates and Anticipated Actions  EAG Members – Working Group Updates Wrap-up and Next Steps  Public Comment 

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Newsmakers: Changing Public Perceptions of PFAS Water Contamination

Wisconsin policymakers are struggling to agree on solutions to address PFAS pollution in drinking water, meanwhile the federal government has just issued even lower standards for the state to meet to ensure water safety. Surveys show Wisconsinites are paying attention, making water quality a key voter issue. On April 15, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Newsmakers features a […]

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Newsmakers: Changing Public Perceptions of PFAS Water Contamination

Wisconsin policymakers are struggling to agree on solutions to address PFAS pollution in drinking water, meanwhile the federal government has just issued even lower standards for the state to meet to ensure water safety. Surveys show Wisconsinites are paying attention, making water quality a key voter issue. On April 15, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Newsmakers features a […]

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