AB 172 passes Senate

The bill that requires the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to include the history of organized labor and the collective bargaining process in the state’s model academic standards for our schools just passed the State Senate on a bipartisan vote of 20 to 12!

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Wisconsin doles out $30.5 million for 10 freight-rail projects

The Wisconsin River Rail Transit Commission will receive grants totaling $4.1 million to acquire seven miles of rail in Janesville from WSOR. In addition, WSOR will receive five grants totaling more than $22 million to reconstruct a line from Plymouth to Kohler; rehabilitate the Madison-to-Milton Junction, Janesville-to-Monroe and North Milwaukee-to-Slinger lines; and rehabilitate and reconstruct several bridges.

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