JFC keeps DNR magazine, but pares back to four issues a year

The Joint Finance Committee rejected Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to eliminate the DNR’s Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine.
But the committee approved 12-4 publishing the magazine four times a year rather than the current six.
The motion also designated the DNR communications director to serve as editor of the magazine and would keep one of the publication’s two positions.
Dems, who wanted to continue magazine operations as is, slammed the move. One, they accused Gov. Scott Walker of seeking to eliminate the magazine in a political move to shut down talk of things like climate change. Two, they...

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