MON PM Update: Walker signs sulfide mining bill; new John Doe judge appointed

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-- Gov. Scott Walker cited keeping young people in Wisconsin as one reason for signing legislation in Rhinelander that will make it easier to open a sulfide mine.
"This is just one more tool, particularly here in northern Wisconsin, to be able to keep our sons and our daughters here for generations to come," Walker said today.
The law repeals Wisconsin's so-called mining moratorium, which has been on the books for two decades. That law required companies seeking a sulfide mining permit to prove they operated for 10 years and we...

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