Mining

Sen. Schultz: “We do our best when we listen to those we represent and not allow out of state special interests to do our thinking for us”

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“I know I alone can’t and won’t change the new political realities, but for today, at this moment, I can do my part to remind citizens, and perhaps more importantly, my younger legislative colleagues, that we do our best when we listen to those we represent and not allow out of state special interests to more »

[Updated 02/16] Protests planned,WI Assembly mine bill is back, Platteville hearing cancelled, Madison JFC hearing 10AM Fri. 2/17

Update: Platteville hearing is cancelled but there is instead a a public hearing on the Assembly mining bill, AB 426, on Friday Feb. 17 at 10 AM in the Capitol room 412 East, Madison Wisconsin. Updated information is in Assembly mining bill will be tough sell in Senate : “State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald more »

Liveblogging: Wisconsin Rise Up

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This will be a live blog spot *on the issues of mining and wetlands in Wisconsin, *on protests, a People’s State of the State and a People’s Tribunal at Wisconsin’s Capitol building, *on Walker’s State of the State Address all day Wednesday Jan. 25 through Thurs. January 26. Please see the schedule top left of more »

Hurley Mining Bill Hearing Today 1/11/2011 at 10 am

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There’s a very important hearing regarding a proposed mining operation going on at the Hurley Inn auditorium starting at 10 this morning. Badger Democracy has done an excellent write up on this hearing. If you have a chance, I highly recommend taking the time to read their post. It can be found here. Mike Simonson more »