Nearly two-thirds of Wisconsin’s 744 fire departments are storing foam that contain harmful chemicals known as PFAS, according to a state Department of Natural Resources survey conducted this spring. The […]
Assembly Passes PFAS Amendment
Last month, State Representative John Nygren of Marinette and State Senator Dave Hansen of Green Bay introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at mitigating pollution from PFAS chemicals. That “compromise” bill was […]
Assembly Advances PFAS Bill
Today, Wisconsin lawmakers moved to advance a bill to curb water contamination. The bill, which now heads to the State Senate, would prevent firefighters from using foam that contains PFAS, […]
UW Professors Speak Out Against Tenure Change
MADISON (WORT) — Hundreds of University of Wisconsin-Madison professors packed a meeting on campus Tuesday to grill Chancellor Becky Blank about proposed changes to the tenure system. State lawmakers have proposed eliminating tenure protections in state law as part of the state budget.
Expect More Reforms in Walker’s 2nd Term
MADISON (WORT) — With re-election off his to-do list, Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) will push for another round of reforms to state government. Dylan Brogan reports.