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: 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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News Conference: JFC Democrats to Discuss Progress on PFAS, Hospitals

On April 16, 2024, the Democratic members of the Joint Committee on Finance held a news conference upon the conclusion to Tuesday’s 13.10 on the committee’s progress regarding the release of $125 million to combat PFAS and $15 million to support healthcare access in western Wisconsin. Speakers included: Governor Tony Evers Sen. Latonya Johnson Rep. […]

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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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PFAS and How It Affects Your Community

On April 9, 2024, the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center hosted an informative event on PFAS sources, health risks and solutions featuring guest speaker Gavin Dehnert, Emerging Contaminant Scientist with Wisconsin Sea Grant and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for February 24 – March 1

On March 1, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross review this week in state politics. (Brought to you by the Wisconsin Realtors Association). On this week’s episode: UW Receives Workforce Funding PFAS Funding Battle What Bills Are Dead, Alive? Funding Boost to Hospitals Cost of Redistricting Lawyers U.S. Senate Race: IVF

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for February 24 – March 1

On March 1, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross review this week in state politics. (Brought to you by the Wisconsin Realtors Association). On this week’s episode: UW Receives Workforce Funding PFAS Funding Battle What Bills Are Dead, Alive? Funding Boost to Hospitals Cost of Redistricting Lawyers U.S. Senate Race: IVF

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Wisconsin State Senate Floor Session

On February 13, 2024 the Wisconsin State Senate held a floor session on the following: Senate Bill 158. preliminary health care credentials granted to previously unlicensed individuals; Senate Bill 174: requiring use of the electronic system of vital records for medical certifications of death; Senate Bill 58: nitrate contamination and the well compensation grant program; Senate Bill […]

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Rewind: Your Week in Review

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Every Friday, WisconsinEye Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross break down the latest news in Wisconsin state politics.

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WisconsinEye Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sits down with the newsmakers from around the state to talk in-depth about the issues impacting Wisconsinites.

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