An Earth Day assessment of Wisconsin’s environmental progress

A new report shows how the business lobby thwarts climate policy, but there has also been positive change

This Earth Day is a time to reflect on how Wisconsin has been handling its obligations to the environment and its duty to combat climate change.

During Scott Walker’s administration, Wisconsin did not do its part — to say the least.

My organization, the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, released a report on Monday entitled “The Filthy Forty.” It notes that former GOP Gov. Walker and the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature approved dozens of legislative proposals, rules, and policies between 2011 and 2018 that contributed to climate change.

Walker, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and their Republican colleagues:...
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Ken Notes: Good read a little too much finger pointing, but a good look at where we are...



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