The heads of the bipartisan Water Quality Task Force also said they were hopeful their bills would get through both houses of the Legislature as the session draws to a close.
The bill marks lawmakers’ second attempt to create mandatory punishments for free speech violations on Wisconsin campuses.
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The Jan. 6 panel, organized by the Wood County Citizens Groundwater Group, will include a geologist, microbiologist, toxicologist and horticulturalist, along with farmers and Republican and Democratic lawmakers.
The committee, which was announced by Board President Andrew Petersen on Nov. 1, includes no faculty or staff.
“Where you live should not limit your opportunity,” said one teacher. “Sometimes we can’t afford some of the expensive scientific experiments without grants … so we need to continually seek out ways to get students in contact with technology and opportunities and re-instill in them that they’re capable of great things regardless of where they live.”
“This is not just a choice, but a deliberate attempt to further exclude shared governance stakeholders from a process that most affects them,” said state Rep. Katrina Shankland.
The nine members that will identify System President Ray Cross’ successor is the smallest and least inclusive presidential search committee of any going back at least to the early 1990s.
The bill bans the NCAA from penalizing schools for allowing student athletes to be compensated for use of their name, image or likeness.
Members of the Water Quality Task Force are planning to make legislative recommendations relating to assessing and bolstering surface water and groundwater quality this fall.
Republicans could undermine a key Democratic talking point by passing the bill, but they also find themselves in conflict with groups that are typically their allies.
One bill seeks to "fully fund the tuition freeze" by giving the System $50 million over the next two years.
The legislation comes as one key Republican lawmaker gained media attention this week for his planned bills to, among other things, create a contingency plan if Wisconsin’s freeze on in-state undergraduate tuition goes away.
The bill would create a Wisconsin Renewable Energy Development Authority, which could issue grants and loans to state-based businesses or residents engaged in producing energy, fuels or other products from renewable resources.
As Gov. Tony Evers prepares to propose borrowing nearly $70 million to address water contamination in Wisconsin, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, on Monday announced the 16 members of a bipartisan water quality task force.
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Scholars join faculty, students and community in opposition to campus cost-cutting plan.
Under the bill, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation would distribute funding to eligible projects in counties with no more than 155 people per square mile.
On a fall afternoon in 1995, my mom asked me — like she did most days — what I’d learned in school.
The move returns Taylor to the Joint Finance Committee, where she served until December.
Wisconsin is one step closer to enacting a state budget, with the approval of the state Assembly granted late Wednesday night.
Lawmakers on Wisconsin's budget-writing committee voted to scrap Gov. Scott Walker's planned income tax cuts, sales tax holiday and adjustments to the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Legal decisions related to Wisconsin's deal with Taiwanese electronics manufacturing company Foxconn could be appealed directly to the state Supreme Court.
Lawmakers on the state's budget-writing committee voted on Monday to approve the largest funding boost to Wisconsin's K-12 schools since before Gov. Scott Walker took office.
The state's portion of Wisconsin's property tax would be eliminated under a measure approved Thursday by the state's budget-writing committee.