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Author Archives: Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Analysis: Bills moved faster in Wisconsin Capitol under GOP

The length of time bills were deliberated dropped significantly soon after Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislators took control in 2011, diminishing the public's opportunities to influence lawmaking, according to an analysis of records and interviews by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.

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Judge blames regulatory failure for toxic wells

An administrative law judge has ruled that "massive regulatory failure" led to groundwater contamination in a dairy farming region and that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources must take steps to prevent further pollution.

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