Sen. Cowles: Senate approves Sen. Cowles, Rep. Jacque’s reform bill

Contact: Senator Robert Cowles
(920) 660-0615
Madison, Wisconsin — Senator Robert Cowles (R-Green Bay) released the following statement after 2017 Senate Bill 173 was passed by the Senate on a 33-0 vote:
“Brownfields are a huge impediment in economic development. These properties present economic, environmental, public health and social challenges to hundreds of Wisconsin communities. Local governments have prioritized turning these properties from blight into usable and taxable properties, creating jobs and increasing property values. However, our current regulatory structure too often hinder...

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