Wisconsin has only six dams considered a risk to human safety that are in poor condition, according to data compiled by the Associated Press, but last year alone eight dams failed across the state amid record-setting rainfalls.
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The 86-year-old dam fell into disrepair during decades of private ownership, but after a close call in 2017 it is under public control and undergoing mandated renovation.
The DATCP board will discuss the farm siting rules during its meeting Thursday, but it is not expected to hold a vote before the proposal's statement of scope expires in February.
At least two soldiers who say they were sexually assaulted while serving in the Wisconsin National Guard say they either were asked by Guard officials to sign forms waiving their right to notify local law enforcement of the assaults or encouraged to file generic police reports only as a formality, indicating that the military was handling it.
State officials hailed the new data Friday as a positive sign for state manufacturing, which has shed jobs in recent months according to a different jobs estimate.
The report found mismanagement resulted in the undercharging of nearly $63,000 in rent this year alone because no increases had been implemented since 1998.
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The 131-year-old former home of Allis-Chalmers heir Frank Allis at 4123 Monona Drive is designated a city landmark, according to city planner Douglas Plowman, but it does not have state or federal landmark status.
The new package of seven bills seeking to combat the opioid epidemic includes efforts to provide Medicaid coverage for acupuncture and bolster peer recovery coach services.
Gov. Tony Evers said that within days he will make public the findings of a seven-month investigation by the National Guard Bureau’s Office of Complex Investigations into whether the Guard allowed sexual predators to go unchecked and retaliated against victims.
Health Secretary Andrea Palm said her department is employing a number of methods to boost enrollment on both Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act exchanges.
The group has partnered with Madison schools, as well as corporate partners and sponsors to deliver wrapped gifts to children who have or care for kids of their own.
The cuts came as a growing economy fueled industrial expansion and the federal government was cutting Environmental Protection Agency budgets and shifting more responsibility onto the states.
The letter suggests Adjutant General Donald Dunbar sought to avoid including federal investigators in cases involving sexual assault and harassment despite the National Guard Bureau recommending he do so.
Evers said he plans to release the findings after the guard’s chief, Adjutant General Donald Dunbar, reviews the report this weekend. The governor said soon after, he will announce next steps he plans to take to “ensure that our men and women in uniform work in an environment free from sexual assault, sexual harassment and retaliation.”
The Madison Area Transportation Planning Board voted 10-3 in favor of the approximately $15 million proposal to implement dynamic part-time shoulder use, also called hard shoulder running, on the Beltline.
The comments offer a rare glimpse behind a seven-month long investigation into whether Wisconsin’s National Guard adequately investigates allegations of sexual assault and whether it follows federal regulations on how to treat victims and perpetrators. The Guard, led by longtime Adjutant General Donald Dunbar, has been under scrutiny for months with one of its own internal reports detailing a “culture of sexual misconduct” in one Army unit.