LAST CALL FOR THE FALL DINNER
Reservations can still be made for the Fall Fundraising Dinner on Sat., Oct. 8th at the Shawano Lake Golf Course. The event begins at 4:30 pm with an open bar. Dinner is a 5:30 pm with speeches to follow. Join in the fun. Call Jan at 715-526-2955. The cost is $25 with reservations and $30 at the door.
Shawano County Board Chairman Jerry Erdmann survived a challenge Tuesday and narrowly won re-election to what he said would be his final term in the leadership post.
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Source: County chairman re-elected one more time | The Shawano Leader
Intimidated by public opposition, Gov. Scott Walker retreated behind closed doors today to sign two controversial Republican bills that dismantle the Government Accountability Board and increase special interest campaign influence in our state elections.
Source: Gov. Walker Signs Political Corruption Bills In Private
Historic district – Greendale (federal greenbelt town)A bill (AB-568), currently in the legislature’s Committee on Housing and Real Estate, would strip the power of Wisconsin towns to protect their own historic places by making compliance with local historic preservation ordinances optional for property owners.
Source: Bill in WI Legislature Would Strip Local Historic Preservation Ordinances | Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation
More than 40 former employees of the Department of Natural Resources sent letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday expressing concerns over what they see as lax regulation.
Source: Ex-DNR officials complain about enforcement under Walker
Two new bills would unravel many of Wisconsin’s water protections
Sen. Frank Lasee and Rep. Adam Jarchow teamed up to author two bills they are referring to as their “Property Rights Package”. The bills limit what is considered “public water” in Wisconsin, and restrict how activities in those waters are regulated.
Source: ACTION ALERT – Weakening Water Protections
Gov. Scott Walker said he will sign bills that eliminate the state elections board and rewrite campaign finance law next week.
Source: Walker Says He’ll Sign Major Elections Bills Next Week