Construction Business Group: Supports Governor Evers’ State Budget Proposal

Press Contact: Michael Horecki mhorecki@evokebrands.com 608.556.6999 MADISON– Construction Business Group (CBG), a leading voice for the Wisconsin construction industry, supports the state budget proposal unveiled this week by Governor Tony Evers. The budget includes many critical construction-focused initiatives, including common sense reforms to help mitigate worker misclassification and wage theft in Wisconsin. The budget also includes critical funding for the I-94 East-West Corridor project, promotes renewable energy investments and prioritizes expanding broadband internet to more rural areas across the state. Worker misclassification is of vital importance in this budget cycle as each year, $200 million in tax revenue is lost

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Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation: Statement on Sen. Baldwin Leading Senate Subcommittee

Contact: Tyler Wenzlaff, Director of Communications, 608.828.5703 MADISON – Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation President Kevin Krentz issued the following statement on the announcement U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin being named the chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration. “Wisconsin farmers have faced a tremendous amount of adversity over the last year. Having Sen. Baldwin as a leading voice for Wisconsin’s farmers in Washington will amplify rural voices to build a stronger agriculture economy. We look forward to working with Sen. Baldwin to improve our rural economies and secure our food supply chains.” Wisconsin Farm

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Cunningham campaign: Advances to General Election

Contact: Chelsea Cross, chelsea@crossroadsolutions.org, 262-421-6464 KENOSHA – Angela Cunningham, candidate for Kenosha County judge branch six will advance to the general election after leading the primary election on February 16. Cunningham stated, “I think given the recent events that have happened in Kenosha in the last six to seven months, Kenosha is at a pivotal point where its community is ready to see somebody who is in a leadership position and recognizes the systemic racism that exists in our court system. I have been the candidate that has pointed out that that’s an issue. And, I want to address it

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Dept. of Natural Resources: Environmental Review Of The City of Janesville Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program

Contact: Kevin Olson, DNR Community Financial Assistance Specialist Kevin.Olson@wisconsin.gov or 608-234-2234 MADISON – The City of Janesville is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) to address deficiencies in its public drinking water system. The projects primarily include the replacement of lead service lines throughout the City of Janesville. Activities related to this project are minor actions under Chapter NR 150, Wis. Admin. Code, for which no environmental analysis is required; however, following the SDWLP federal requirement 40 C.F.R. §35.3580, an environmental review must be conducted before funding this project. The SDWLP has determined that the project

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Wisconsin Association of School Boards: Commends Governor for Proposing Significant Education Funding Increase

Contact: Sheri Krause, director of communications Phone: 608-512-1705 Email: skrause@wasb.org Wisconsin Association of School Boards Executive Director John Ashley issued the following statement in reaction to Gov. Evers’ 2021-23 state budget proposal: The WASB commends Gov. Tony Evers for proposing a state budget that includes a significant boost in state funding for our preK-12 public schools. These state dollars are critical to ensuring that our state’s 421 school districts can serve our students as schools navigate the challenges of returning to in-person instruction with COVID-19 mitigation procedures and protocols. These resources are also critical as we continue to strive for educational

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Dave Cieslewicz: Let’s make it ‘Hank Aaron Field’

Aaron was perhaps the finest all-around ballplayer ever, he was a gentleman, and he had a warm spot in his heart for Milwaukee and Wisconsin. He deserves the honor of having the Brewers’ field named for him and, as fans, we would honor ourselves by insisting on it.

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Construction Business Group: Supports Governor Evers’ State Budget Proposal

Press Contact: Michael Horecki mhorecki@evokebrands.com 608.556.6999 MADISON– Construction Business Group (CBG), a leading voice for the Wisconsin construction industry, supports the state budget proposal unveiled this week by Governor Tony Evers. The budget includes many critical construction-focused initiatives, including common sense reforms to help mitigate worker misclassification and wage theft

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Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation: Statement on Sen. Baldwin Leading Senate Subcommittee

Contact: Tyler Wenzlaff, Director of Communications, 608.828.5703 MADISON – Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation President Kevin Krentz issued the following statement on the announcement U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin being named the chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration. “Wisconsin farmers have faced a tremendous

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Cunningham campaign: Advances to General Election

Contact: Chelsea Cross, chelsea@crossroadsolutions.org, 262-421-6464 KENOSHA – Angela Cunningham, candidate for Kenosha County judge branch six will advance to the general election after leading the primary election on February 16. Cunningham stated, “I think given the recent events that have happened in Kenosha in the last six to seven months,

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Dept. of Natural Resources: Environmental Review Of The City of Janesville Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program

Contact: Kevin Olson, DNR Community Financial Assistance Specialist Kevin.Olson@wisconsin.gov or 608-234-2234 MADISON – The City of Janesville is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) to address deficiencies in its public drinking water system. The projects primarily include the replacement of lead service lines throughout the City

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Wisconsin Association of School Boards: Commends Governor for Proposing Significant Education Funding Increase

Contact: Sheri Krause, director of communications Phone: 608-512-1705 Email: skrause@wasb.org Wisconsin Association of School Boards Executive Director John Ashley issued the following statement in reaction to Gov. Evers’ 2021-23 state budget proposal: The WASB commends Gov. Tony Evers for proposing a state budget that includes a significant boost in state funding

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Dave Cieslewicz: Let’s make it ‘Hank Aaron Field’

Aaron was perhaps the finest all-around ballplayer ever, he was a gentleman, and he had a warm spot in his heart for Milwaukee and Wisconsin. He deserves the honor of having the Brewers’ field named for him and, as fans, we would honor ourselves by insisting on it.

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