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Gov. Evers, Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy Release State’s First-Ever Clean Energy Plan

Written by LOPPW | 05/05/2022

Gov. Evers, Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy Release State’s First-Ever Clean Energy Plan   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2022 Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov  Evers Administration plan outlines strategies to lower energy bills for families, reduce reliance on out-of-state energy sources, invest in job and apprenticeship training, create more than 40,000 jobs by 2030 MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today, […]

Wausau Finds Dangerous Chemicals in All City Water Wells

Written by LOPPW | 02/09/2022

Wausau Finds Dangerous Chemicals in All City Water Wells from Up North News  JONATHON SADOWSKI   JT CESTKOWSKI Originally PublishedFEBRUARY 9, 2022 4:28 PM CST Communities across Wisconsin have discovered high levels of PFAS contamination in their water supplies. (Photo by Julian Emerson) Wausau is just the latest Wisconsin city to detect elevated levels of PFAS in […]

Working families face the abrupt end of the Child Tax Credit expansion

Written by LOPPW | 02/09/2022

Working families face the abrupt end of the Child Tax Credit expansion from Bread for the World By Todd Post Build Back Better, the administration’s groundbreaking human infrastructure bill, is stalled in the Senate. All Republican senators and at least one Democratic senator oppose the legislation in its current form. One issue cited as a […]

COP26 closes with ‘compromise’ deal on climate, but it’s not enough, says UN chief

Written by LOPPW | 11/14/2021

COP26 closes with ‘compromise’ deal on climate, but it’s not enough, says UN chief   UN News Global perspective Human stories COP26 closes with ‘compromise’ deal on climate, but it’s not enough, says UN chief UN News/Laura Quiñones Negotiators marking the closing of the United Nations climate summit, COP26, which opened in Glasgow, Scotland, on […]

Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Passed. Here’s What it Means for Wisconsin.

Written by LOPPW | 11/14/2021

Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Passed. Here’s What it Means for Wisconsin.  Wisconsin.  CARA SPOTO   JULIAN EMERSON Originally Published NOVEMBER 8, 2021 4:04 PM CST Construction crews work to rebuild a bridge along Wisconsin Highway 13 damaged during a 2016 flood that washed out roads and bridges in parts of northern Wisconsin. The state could receive funding for […]

The COP26 summit to fight climate change is about to start. Here’s what to expect

Written by LOPPW | 10/31/2021

The COP26 summit to fight climate change is about to start. Here’s what to expect Artists paint a mural on a wall near Scottish Events Centre (SEC) in Glasgow, which will host the U.N. climate summit starting Sunday. Getty Images The COP26 summit to fight climate change is about to start. Here’s what to expect […]

U.S. climate credibility on the line as Biden heads to COP26

Written by LOPPW | 10/31/2021

U.S. climate credibility on the line as Biden heads to COP26 By Jeff Mason and Timothy Gardner 4 minute read 1/3 Joe Biden walks past solar panels while touring the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative in Plymouth, New Hampshire, U.S., June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden wants to show the […]

Senators seek Medicaid-like plan to cover holdout states

Written by kyle | 08/03/2021

Senators seek Medicaid-like plan to cover holdout states By Jeff Amy See article here. 

The Child Tax Credit will keep millions of children out of poverty

Written by kyle | 08/03/2021

Child Tax Credit will keep millions of children out of poverty By Areeba Haider and Galen Hendricks See article here. 

Milwaukee Bucks, business leaders join letter opposing voting bills moving through Wisconsin Legislature

Written by LOPPW | 06/22/2021

Milwaukee Bucks, business leaders oppose voting bills moving through Wisconsin Legislature