Republican state lawmakers have repealed several key provisions from an emergency rule meant to regulate contamination of PFAS, a toxic family of forever chemicals, from firefighting foam. Republican lawmakers argue the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is overstepping its authority. Democrats on the other side of the aisle say it’s essentially gutting the rule altogether. […]
MADISON (WORT) — In a chaotic end to the first day of official debate over Right-to-Work legislation, Republicans shut down public testimony earlier than planned Tuesday night and quickly passed the bill out of committee.
MADISON (WORT) — Public testimony on Right-to-Work started Tuesday at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Dozens spoke out against the anti-union bill in front of lawmakers and thousands more showed up to protest Right-to-work.