Steven Verburg

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Steven Verburg is a reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal covering state politics with a focus on science and the environment as well as military and veterans issues.

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Flood-swollen waters of Lake Monona reach toward the Brittingham Boathouse in Madison.

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geo_ Good question. I believe phosphorus and suspended solids are to be measured. I'll get back to you on whether samples will be checked for other pollutants.

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I spoke with DNR yesterday after my deadline for this article. Many of you probably know this, but their advice is keep your small pet on a leash and keep the leash in your hand if you are concerned about a coyote snatching your pup. -- Steve

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Some interesting detail that didn't make it into the article: an AFSCME video uploaded in January to explain the merger process and its aims, including financial strategies. https://youtu.be/aFjmpnsRqW4

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Story is on the front page today. See http://host.madison.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/ag-candidate-ismael-ozanne-scrambles-to-account-for-campaign-spending/article_f104cc7a-3ce6-55dd-a098-d53422894c8a.html

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xman and what justice: You both raise interesting issues. My understanding is Gtac won't be testing the 4,000 tons of rock to be removed during the bulk sampling operation for sulfides or other chemical properties. The 4,000 tons is just a sample to be used to determine what machinery they'l…

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everclear - I'm interested in hearing a little more about the dorm. Could you shoot me an email with your contact info at sverburg@madison.com? Thanks, Steve

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For more information about rehired retirees, there is a 2012 Legislative Audit Bureau report -- http://legis.wisconsin.gov/lab/reports/12-17full.pdf -- on the topic.

-- Steve

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knittingnancy:
The state election agency put the percentage of voters registering on election day at 10-15 percent. Page 41 of the report -- there's a link to it next to the story -- provides numbers for 15 recent elections. The "EDR" column gives you the number of election-day…

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Steven Verburg commented on Need voting help?

WI_Expat
I'm told the url/iPhone problem is fixed. Thanks.
Steve

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Steven Verburg commented on Need voting help?

WI_Expat
I just ran across your observation about the link. I passed it on to the webdesk editor who said he has fixed the problem. (Apparently if someone on our staff fails to include http in the url, the content management system takes matters into its own hands and converts the url.)…