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Op Ed: What Happened to Wisconsin?
Op Ed

What Happened to Wisconsin?

Decades of bipartisan commitment to protecting environment have been abandoned. Why?

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Celebrates 46th Anniversary of Earth Day
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Democratic Party of Wisconsin Celebrates 46th Anniversary of Earth Day

"We must maintain local control of our natural resources so that communities are able to protect their own quality of life."

Wisconsin Leads in Climate Change Study

Wisconsin Leads in Climate Change Study

Even as state agencies censor the issue, UW is national leader in its research.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Oppose the Confirmation of Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Oppose the Confirmation of Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator

“I cannot support an EPA nominee who refuses to see, and denies, the impact of climate change...”

Art: The Wisconsin That Was
Art

The Wisconsin That Was

Artist Terese Agnew’s powerful exhibit celebrates, laments state’s progressive past.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Celebrates Earth Day 2016
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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Celebrates Earth Day 2016

Since taking office, the county executive has prioritized environmental activism in every department, from Parks to Transportation to Facilities Management.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on the 46th Anniversary of Earth Day
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Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on the 46th Anniversary of Earth Day

"The Republican Party still refuses to even acknowledge climate change is real, let alone do something about it."

Leonard Zubrensky remembered for reviving Democratic Party
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Leonard Zubrensky remembered for reviving Democratic Party

Earth Day or April Fools Day?
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Earth Day or April Fools Day?

"The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats and biodiversity… that’s all there is."

On Earth Day, Representative Lisa Subeck Proudly Stands Up for Wisconsin’s Natural Resources
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On Earth Day, Representative Lisa Subeck Proudly Stands Up for Wisconsin’s Natural Resources

Republican budget would do serious harm to our state’s outdoor heritage

The State of Politics: The Capitol’s Biggest Soap Opera?
The State of Politics

The Capitol’s Biggest Soap Opera?

An obscure state agency that could loan money to Bucks arena is beset by squabbling.

Bike Czar: The Importance of Earth Day
Bike Czar

The Importance of Earth Day

Take your cue from our former Senator Gaylord Nelson. Your actions can make a difference.

“Forward thinking and broadly focused” environmental legislation needed, says Brostoff
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“Forward thinking and broadly focused” environmental legislation needed, says Brostoff

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for Assembly District 19, released a statement in observance of Earth Day:

How Earth Day Turned America Green

How Earth Day Turned America Green

Exactly 43 years ago, the first Earth Day, founded by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, launched a national movement.

The Roundup: “Groundbreaking” for Bridge
The Roundup

“Groundbreaking” for Bridge

It’s not really a groundbreaking without a shovel, so Cecelia Gilbert of the Department of Public Works brought five well-used, albeit ceremonial, spades to the Thursday 27 May event celebrating the beginning of construction of the Holton Marsupial Bridge. Obliging dignitaries, sensing a photo-op, grabbed the shovels and pantomimed digging them into the asphalt pavement […]

The Roundup: Clark Picks Up Two State Endorsements
The Roundup

Clark Picks Up Two State Endorsements

Two of Wisconsin’s elder statespeople jumped on the Wesley Clark for President bandwagon recently. Former alderman, secretary of state and attorney Vel Phillips, who most recently issued the oath of office to Acting Mayor Marvin Pratt says she backs the Arkansas general for president. With her support, she joins such black leaders as Charles Rangel […]

Murphy’s Law: Why Businesses Are Attacking The State’s Freeway Plan
Murphy’s Law

Why Businesses Are Attacking The State’s Freeway Plan

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation's latest freeway project could "virtually suffocate downtown Milwaukee," a letter from the Downtown Business Improvement District complains.