Wendy Gelhoff Policy
Wisconsin

Podcast: What Reviving Mining Would Mean to Northern Wisconsin

As debate is expected to heat up over lifting Wisconsin’s moratorium on sulfide mining,  Florence County Director of Economic Development Wendy Gehlhoff spoke with Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader Friday on how vital resumption of mining would be to her region. A public hearing on a bill co-sponsored by Senator Tom Tiffany and Representative […]

Policy
Colorado

Push For Tourism Bill SB12-124 May Not Be Over Yet

Contention still abounds over a measure aimed at fostering the growth of tourism in the state of Colorado. Yesterday, SB12-124 made its way through a second reading at the state House, after being approved by the Senate earlier this year. The “tourism bill” was unanimously sent to the full House for debate by the House […]

Policy
Wisconsin

Mine Bill: Which Way is it for Democratic Leader?

By Brian Sikma After months of talking about a proposed measure to allow a new mine to open in northern Wisconsin, it appears that the fall legislative session will see serious consideration given to the idea. The iron mine would be the first mine to open in the state in decades and would create thousands […]