Bill looking to redesign state license plate reignites debate over ‘America’s Dairyland’

One GOP lawmaker is circulating a bill to redesign the state license plate, reigniting the debate over the relevance of “America’s Dairyland.”
The bill, from Rep. Scott Allen, R-Waukesha, would require the Department of Transportation to open an art contest for high school students to redesign the license plate, with Gov. Scott Walker selecting the winning entry.
It comes on the heels of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce President and CEO Kurt Bauer last month calling for the removal of “America’s Dairyland” from the Wisconsin’s license plates to help the state improve its economic brand....

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