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Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson Calls for Milwaukee County to Go Carbon Neutral, Battle Climate Change

Marcelia Nicholson The Committee on Parks, Energy, and Environment has recommended adoption of two climate change combat proposals sponsored by Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson, a press release announced earlier this week. The first resolution focuses on committing Milwaukee County to going carbon neutral by 2050. Additionally, it requests the Director of Sustainability develop a plan to achieve this in facilities and operations by that target year, according to the press release. The second resolution extends

milwaukeecourieronline.com ,  13min 0
Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson Calls for Milwaukee County to Go Carbon Neutral, Battle Climate Change

MilliporeSigma expanding pharmaceutical production facility in Verona

Life sciences company MilliporeSigma plans to create 50 new jobs starting this year as it builds a $65 million expansion to its Verona facility. The 70,000-square-foot facility will expand production of active pharmaceutical ingredients at the Verona location of the international company. MilliporeSigma will receive up to $200,000 in state income tax credits, so long as it meets job creation minimums, as part of a deal with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. “Wisconsin is proud to have innovative

madison.com ,  25min 0
MilliporeSigma expanding pharmaceutical production facility in Verona

UW branch campuses 'at risk of closure' under bill giving tech colleges more freedom

A UW-Platteville Richland student studies in the university library in January 2020. A spokesperson for Democratic Gov. Tony Evers didn’t respond to a request for comment on the bill. The technical college system asked for the measure in its 2021-23 budget request but Evers didn't include it in his own budget proposal. Regardless of whether the bill passes, it highlights stark differences in how the two systems view the future of higher education in Wisconsin. Nine of the 13 branch campuses this fall had

madison.com ,  25min 0
UW branch campuses 'at risk of closure' under bill giving tech colleges more freedom

After failing on voter fraud BS, Ron Johnson just went full-on white supremacist on national TV

Attribution: The one downside of working on a campaign against a terrible person is that you have to track and watch appearances made by that terrible person on a daily basis. In this case, I’m talking about Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, who every week finds a new despicable low in his race to the bottom. After dabbling in racism with his comments on the Capitol insurrection, Johnson this week decided to go all-in on the overtly racist replacement theory that is all the rage amongst Republicans and Fox News:

dailykos.com ,  34min 3
After failing on voter fraud BS, Ron Johnson just went full-on white supremacist on national TV

Advocates for People with Disabilities Decry GOP Proposed Election Law Changes

Many people with disabilities and without voted absentee in the November presidential election in Wisconsin. About one in nine voters with disabilities had difficulty casting their ballots in 2020 — double the rate of voters without disabilities. And disability rights advocates are worried that a series of bills proposed in Wisconsin by Republican state legislators could increase that disparity. Few things are more important to Stephanie Birmingham than her right to vote. The 33-year-old disability rights

wuwm.com ,  42min 1
Advocates for People with Disabilities Decry GOP Proposed Election Law Changes

André Jacque and Paul Tittl: Don't let insurers undermine copay help for Wisconsin patients

The health and economic impacts of the ongoing pandemic have left many of the most vulnerable in Wisconsin struggling to get by. For individuals with a complex disease, it’s not just that they’re at greater risk from COVID-19. The financial impact of the last 12 months has left many stressed and wondering how they will afford their groceries, mortgage and the prescription medications that keep their health stable. Many of these patients rely on copay coupons and vouchers to afford their prescribed treatments

madison.com ,  48min 0
André Jacque and Paul Tittl: Don't let insurers undermine copay help for Wisconsin patients

Letter: New pipelines are a problem

Getty Images Pipelines are essentially super-highways for carbon on its way into Earth’s atmosphere. There is this link between new pipelines and future forest fires. We have been learning by our own experience about weather volatility that comes with climate change: extremes of wind, rain, heat and cold. Most of us in northern Wisconsin have experienced an effect when we bring the cold dry winter air of January inside our homes and warm it up; the warmed air sucks the moisture right out of our skin and our

superiortelegram.com ,  1h 0
Letter: New pipelines are a problem

Bennington considers other uses for Energizer facility

FILE - A revoving stuffed Energizer bunny greets visitors to Energizers world headquarters in this Jan. 21, 2003 file photo taken in St. Louis. Energizer Holdings said Wednesday April 30, 2014 it plans to split into two separate, publicly traded companies, one that would sell batteries and other household items, and the other to sell personal care brands such as Edge shaving gel. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File) BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The town of Bennington is seeking proposals from consultants to help prepare

nbc26.com ,  1h 0
Bennington considers other uses for Energizer facility

Economist: Millenials fuel housing market demand

MADISON (WKOW) -- An economist with Realtor.com said that the Millennial generation is driving much of the demand in the housing market. "We're seeing a lot of buyers, especially young ones, right, the millennial generation is coming of age, not only of home buying, but coming of age where they're growing families having children," said Economist George Ratiu. "Quality of life is very important for today's buyers and the Wisconsin markets offer it in spades." Ratiu made the comments in an interview with 27 News

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Economist: Millenials fuel housing market demand

Founding Member of national African American Tobacco Leadership Council joins Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes to Kick-off No Menthol Sunday efforts in Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI – On Friday, April 16, 2021, Carol McGruder, a national leader in tobacco-prevention efforts and co-chair of an organization that filed a complaint against the FDA for not taking action to ban menthol, brought her message to Wisconsin. McGruder will join Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Secretary of Health Designee Karen Timberlake and other dignitaries to kick off No Menthol Sunday activities in the region. No Menthol Sunday, which takes place on May 16, 2021, is an annual event where the faith community

milwaukeecourieronline.com ,  1h 0
Founding Member of national African American Tobacco Leadership Council joins Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes to Kick-off No Menthol Sunday efforts in Wisconsin

SEEK Careers/Staffing celebrates 50 years

SEEK Careers/Staffing, which has locations in Eagan, Edina, Hopkins and several throughout Wisconsin, held its 50th anniversary in February. Headquartered in Grafton, Wisconsin, the company has 20 branch offices, 16 in Wisconsin and four in the Twin Cities. SEEK specializes in the placement of employees in light industrial, skilled manufacturing and office sectors. During its 50-year run, SEEK, like many other businesses, has had to shift its business model and pivot operations to adapt to the ways of the times,

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SEEK Careers/Staffing celebrates 50 years

Moore Hopes Biden Plan Can Replace City’s Lead Pipes

Milwaukee's 70,000 lead pipes including those for home of her great granddaughter. Get a daily rundown of the top stories on Urban Milwaukee Gwen Moore. Photo is in the Public Domain. A massive infrastructure plan worth $2.3 trillion that calls for updating the nation’s infrastructure and electric grids and improving access to high-speed internet and quality housing could contribute to solving one of Milwaukee’s ongoing health controversies. One component of the American Jobs Plan focuses on replacing

urbanmilwaukee.com ,  2h 1
Moore Hopes Biden Plan Can Replace City’s Lead Pipes

Teams off to slower starts in the 2022 recruiting cycle

The absence of official visits has made the 2022 recruiting cycle different than any other, even 2021. And while the college football recruiting world will return to some type of normalcy in June when the NCAA lifts its temporary recruiting dead period, some schools are without a doubt off to slower starts than others when it comes to building their 2022 classes. As it stands headed into the weekend of April 17, three different Power 5 programs don’t hold a single public commitment in the class of 2022: Louisville,

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Teams off to slower starts in the 2022 recruiting cycle

Data breach reveals US police, public officials donated to Kenosha shooting suspect

Kyle Rittenhouse is accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wis. (Antioch Police Department via AP) (WTRF) — Data stolen from a Christian crowdfunding website has revealed that police officers and public officials donated to pay for suspected Kenosha, Wisconsin, shooter Kyle Rittenhouse’s legal defense, The Guardian reported. Rittenhouse, an Illinois teenager facing multiple charges, including two homicide counts, is accused of opening fire on protesters with

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Data breach reveals US police, public officials donated to Kenosha shooting suspect

Pleasant April weather expected through the weekend

We're seeing abundant sunshine across southeast Wisconsin this morning with temperatures sitting in the mid to upper 40s. Today will be very similar to Friday with a lake breeze expected to develop around midday and slowly push inland through the course of the afternoon and early evening. This will keep lakeside areas in the upper 40s to around 50° today, while inland areas climb into the mid to upper 50s. Sunshine may be filtered by thin clouds at times, but with light winds it will be a great day to be outside!

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Pleasant April weather expected through the weekend

UWGB’s Institute for Women’s Leadership Releases Upcoming Event Schedule

UW Green Bay’s Institute for Women’s Leadership is gaining momentum with a slate of programming planned for May. The first of these events is entitled “Women Rising: Stories from Experience”, where attendees will hear from a female leader in Wisconsin about her leadership journey. That event will take place on May 11th, with the next event scheduled for the 19th. That event, entitled “Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversations”, will be focused on networking and sharing knowledge around a timely

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UWGB’s Institute for Women’s Leadership Releases Upcoming Event Schedule

GOP leader: Wisconsin won't legalize medical marijuana this season

In this photo taken May 13, 2009 marijuana grown for medical purposes is shown inside a greenhouse at a farm in Potter Valley, California. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save The Wisconsin Legislature will not legalize recreational or medical marijuana during this legislative session, the leader of the state Senate said Thursday. Gov. Tony Evers and Democrats have pushed for years to legalize both medical and recreational marijuana, but have not been successful in convincing the Republican-controlled

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GOP leader: Wisconsin won't legalize medical marijuana this season

Allan Beatty: Police and Fire Commission has oversight

There is a lot of discussion about police oversight boards. Wisconsin already has citizen oversight boards for local law enforcement. Each city has a police and fire commission, consisting of citizens appointed by the mayor. The La Crosse Police and Fire Commission recently selected a new police chief. Soon La Crosse’s new mayor will make at least one appointment to the Commission. Anyone concerned about oversight of the La Crosse police department should recommend Commission candidates to the mayor. Allan

lacrossetribune.com ,  2h 1
Allan Beatty: Police and Fire Commission has oversight

State budget drama presents dilemmas for major players

WisPolitics.com Every budget starts with a little drama. When will they finish it? Will they even get it done? But as the Joint Finance Committee prepares to dive into the details of Gov. Tony Evers’ 2021-23 budget, there’s an extra layer of intrigue — thanks to the dysfunction that has gripped the Capitol during what seems like a perpetual standoff between Evers and GOP legislative leaders. The billions of federal dollars flowing into Wisconsin as part of President Biden’s stimulus package — and Republicans’

wausaupilotandreview.com ,  2h 0
State budget drama presents dilemmas for major players

NFL Draft 2021: WR Adam Krumholz scouting report

Adam Krumholz came to Wisconsin as a walk-on wide receiver, and after five years, is looking for a shot at the next level. Widely used as a blocking receiving during his time in Madison, Krumholz was rarely targeted, but when he was thrown the ball, was often found dependable. Krumholz had six catches for 72 yards in his career, but what may be more interesting for NFL teams is his 11 career special teams tackles. Height: 6-foot-1 Weight: 193 pounds 40-yard dash: 4.53 seconds Vertical jump: 35.5” inches Broad

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NFL Draft 2021: WR Adam Krumholz scouting report