http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/wisc-leaving-s5.jpgIn recent years, Wisconsin appears to have lost its ambition to be first or best. Roads are going to hell, we rank 49th in Internet speed. We’re lagging badly in renewable energy development and jobs. Recovery starts with wanting to be a state of firsts again.
http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/clean-drinking-water-s5.jpgThe Sylla’s struggle with bad water, caused it seems by a high capacity well operated by a sand mine near their farm. Brown water is coming from their well and a horse died from exposure to toxins likely in the water. A bill in Madison, which would grant the well owner a permit in perpetuity, makes situations worse.
http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/trump-walker-s5.jpgPublic Health and substance use disorder experts also critique proposed premiums, time limits, work requirements.
http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/americanhealthcareact_s5.jpgAfter the Republican 'Repeal and Replace' effort died, President Trump threatened to use the health coverage of millions of Americans as political leverage against Congressional Democrats. That effort could raise health insurance premiums by 17% in Wisconsin.
http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/working-woman-s5.jpgHansen and Sinicki sponsor acts that would protect all Wisconsin workers, including senior citizens, veterans, and people with disabilities, who might be subject to employment discrimination.