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.
https://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/clean-drinking-water-s5.jpgArea health officials warn of private well contamination as issues of water quality and safety grow in western Wisconsin. DNR budget cuts and staff reductions are hitting home.
https://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/school-meeting-crowd-s5.jpgBill would require referendum before funds diverted to private schools at property taxpayer expense.