CMD Releases New Report: "ALEC Exposed in Wisconsin: The.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. CMD Releases New Report: "ALEC Exposed in Wisconsin: The Hijacking of a State" by PRW Staff — May 17, 2012 - 10:02am. Center for Media and Democracy • 520 University Avenue, Suite 260 • Madison, Wisconsin 53703.

More Trout, Less Algae: Wisconsin Stream Demonstrates Benefits of Targeted Conservation

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In Wisconsin’s Pecatonica River watershed, conservationists have targeted conservation practices on farms they can make the most difference for the least cost.

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Scuba Divers Provide Non-Chemical Weed Control on Wisconsin Lake

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At Lulu Lake in southcentral Wisconsin , though, scientists may have found the Eurasian watermilfoil’s worst enemies: scuba divers and snorkelers. Photo: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. It’s one of the cleanest water sources in southern Wisconsin.

Allegations of Massive Fraud in Wisconsin Recall Proved False | PR.

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No War on Women in Wisconsin? | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. No War on Women in Wisconsin? Topics: Women Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 202, essentially a reversal of Wisconsins Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (Act 20), into law on April 5, 2012, more than a month after the bill was passed. Women in Wisconsin now make, on average, 79 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make. War on Wisconsin Women.

Wisconsin Farmer’s speech inspires100,000 gathered at rally

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The state government of Wisconsin is doing a similar act as was done by the British government under Margaret Thatcher, though, in all honesty, even she did not go as far as the WI governor and his legislature seem to be going. Family farmer Tony Schultz: “This is what democracy looks like.”

ALEC in Wisconsin: The Hijacking of a State | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. ALEC in Wisconsin: The Hijacking of a State. A year later, Professor Cronins thesis has been upheld by a new report detailing the hijacking of Wisconsin by 49 ALEC members and their corporate sponsors. Wisconsin Takeover.

Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch Defends ALEC on FOX.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Lt. Wisconsins Lt. The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), identified dozens of bills with ALEC roots moving in Wisconsin. Eyes focused on Wisconsin" for Historic Recall. Skip to Main Content Area.

Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 21, 2012 | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 21, 2012. Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin lost 6,000 jobs in April alone. The ad says the new numbers were "bad news for Barrett, but good news for Wisconsin."

SubGate: A Tasty New Scandal Rocks Wisconsin | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. SubGate: A Tasty New Scandal Rocks Wisconsin. Mitt Romney won the Wisconsin Republican presidential primary on Tuesday, but not before word of the "SubGate" scandal rocketed around the state. Skip to Main Content Area.

Now Wisconsin Too?

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A lawmaker in Wisconsin is proposing a Sandhill Crane hunt. When will the madness end? Asides

Walker Raises and Spends More Money than Any Candidate in.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Walker Raises and Spends More Money than Any Candidate in Wisconsin History. Topics: Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Weve spent a lot of money in Wisconsin. 3/6/12, Republican Party of Wisconsin, $218,736.95.

The Wisconsin Vegan. ~ Brenna Fischer

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The life of a transitioning Wisconsin Vegan who eats cheese once in a while. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food cheese food process transition vegan veganism vegetarian wisconsin

Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 16, 2012 | PR Watch

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Wisconsin Falconer Legally Traps Snowy Owl

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” That winter birding lull that plagues listservs and online groups with arguments seems to have reached new levels this winter as people debate not only how close one should get to an owl, but if feeding them ok (cause someone started a website on how to feed snowy owls ) to a direction I didn’t expect when a Wisconsin falconer live trapped a first winter snowy owl last week near Freedom. I talked to some of my falconry friends about the Wisconsin man with the snowy.

Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change

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In an effort to lower the population of deer in Wisconsin the DNR liberalized hunting dramatically. Final Report and Recommendations by Wisconsin White-tailed Deer Trustee and Review Committee. Madison, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Casket Builder Launches Statewide Tree Planting Initiative

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has donated trees to the Kettle Moraine State Forest and three Wisconsin communities as part of their commitment to plant 100 trees for every casket they build. They have more than 100 funeral home partners throughout Wisconsin and the United States and can be found online at [link].

Walker's Dept. of Natural Resources Fails to Prosecute Polluters.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Environment Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Attempts to make Wisconsins Department of Natural Resources (DNR) more business-friendly by Governor Scott Walker s administration, has landed the agency in a scandal over the handling of the discipline of a suspected polluter. Wisconsin Rep. Not Punishing Polluters a "Good Thing" for Wisconsin. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts.

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NRA Awards Scott Walker for Pushing Concealed Guns and the.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Walker is facing a June 5 recall election after approximately 46 percent of the Wisconsin electorate petitioned for his removal. Why did the people of Wisconsin vote to keep him in office. Skip to Main Content Area.

Republican Presidential Primary Swings Into Land of Recall | PR.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Right Wing , Corporations , Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. What does Wisconsin get when it crosses the recall of Governor Scott Walker with a Republican presidential primary? Skip to Main Content Area.

Recall Roundup May 15, 2012 | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Democracy , Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. During Wisconsin Governor Scott Walkers 2010 campaign, he made two related promises. Dont let him take Wisconsin backwards." Skip to Main Content Area.

Caught on Tape: Walker Plans for a Single Party State | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Right Wing , Tort Reform , Corporations , Economy Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Video was obtained and released by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel less than a month before the June 5th recall election for Wisconsin governor that shows newly elected Governor Scott Walker in a frank conversation with one of his biggest supporters. In Wisconsin, its by the statute. BRAVO WISCONSIN!

Wisconsin Governor Faces Protests at Home and On the Road | PR.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Governor Faces Protests at Home and On the Road. Topics: Activism , Politics , Women Projects: Wisconsin Protests. What Walker has done in Wisconsin is really a war on workers. Skip to Main Content Area.

CMD Documents ALEC's Contradictory Claims to Wisconsin Ethics.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. CMD Documents ALEC’s Contradictory Claims to Wisconsin Ethics Board. Topics: Corporations , Democracy , Politics Projects: ALEC Exposed , Wisconsin Protests. CMD believes all of these gifts violate Wisconsin ethics and lobbying laws. The "State Chairs" are appointed Wisconsin legislators (currently Representatives Robin Vos and Scott Suder, and previously state Senator Scott Fitzgerald).

Scientists Create Music Just For Cats

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A team of scientists at the University of Wisconsin has created a music playlist designed to be sonic catnip for your feline friend. Gone are the days when you used Read More The post Scientists Create Music Just For Cats appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Featured News Science

The Benefits of Trees. ~ Katie Dubow

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EAB has been spotted in Michigan, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Ontario, Quebec and most recently, Colorado.

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ReMatch! Barrett to Face Walker in Historic Recall Election | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin voters chose Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to run against incumbent Governor Scott Walker in the first gubernatorial recall election in the states history. Skip to Main Content Area.

Shocker! FOX asks Tough Questions and Paul Ryan Flubs | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) was on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace talking about his new GOP budget plan. Center for Media and Democracy • 520 University Avenue, Suite 260 • Madison, Wisconsin 53703.

Last Flight for Operation Migration

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federal government’s Operation Migration program, which has used ultralight aircraft to teach migration routes to the endangered cranes, has flown its last group of Whoopers from Wisconsin to Florida. It looks like Whooping Cranes will have to find another way to fly. The U.S. Over 15 years, the program sought to boost the cranes’ numbers and enable them to someday flourish without intervention.

Wisconsin-Koch Connection Back in the News, AFP Rally at State.

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10 Fish Conservation Success Stories to Celebrate

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University of Wisconsin researcher Dan Oele with a big northern pike from a small spawning stream. Not necessarily, according to research in the Green Bay, Wisconsin watershed. In the Bristol Bay watershed, the impact of salmon is everywhere, in literally every living thing.

Warning: Graphic. Why we should not let our Loved Ones (or Ourselves) be “processed” by a Funeral Home.

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“Writing as someone whose church operates a green cemetery on its land in Wisconsin: yes, this. Here’s an alternative to the below: Green Burials. Or cremation. We bury people with no embalming, in a biodegradable container of their choice (cardboard cremation casket, canvas bag, wicker or plain wooden casket etc), and we have a team […].

Walker Says that "Job Creators" Will Be Back After the Recall | PR.

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Santorum: Voters Without ID Want to Perpetrate Fraud | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Election 2012 , Corporations , Democracy , Politics Projects: ALEC Exposed , Wisconsin Protests. Approximately 5 million "perpetrators" nationally do not have photo ID, with around 220,000 in Wisconsin.

Jumping Worms: The Creepy, Damaging Invasive You Don’t Know

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In 2013, species from the genus Amynthas were confirmed for the first time in the Upper Midwest, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum. In Wisconsin, you can email invasive.species@wi.gov to report sightings).

What's better than money in the city? Green space

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In fact, a study from the University of Wisconsin has found that green space is more important than money. I''m a big fan of cities. I even went to graduate school for city planning. But I''m well aware that cities can be hard on people mentally.

A CMD Special Report: ALEC's "Scholarship" Scheme Helps.

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Why Everything You Know About Bluegill Management is Wrong

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In fact, research conducted by Andrew Rypel , research biologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, suggests the opposite: that liberal harvest limits on bluegills actually decreases the size of fish. Photo: Wisconsin DNR. Bluegills are prone to overpopulation.

Recovery: Saving Lake Sturgeon, an Ancient Fish with a Bright Future

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Photo © Mike Donofrio, Wisconsin Fish, Wildlife and Parks Division. Wisconsin fisheries biologist Ryan Koenigs attributes the stunning sturgeon recovery in 138,000-acre Lake Winnebago and rivers that feed it to “public interest.” Photo courtesy of Wisconsin DNR.

A Skeptic Awakening at the Foot of a Sage: Geshe L. Sopa’s Lessons Before the Lessons. ~ Julie Tallard Johnson

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During various teachings, rituals and empowerments that I attended over the years at Deer Park in Oregon Wisconsin, I was deeply inspired by the Venerable Geshe Lhundub Sopa’s introductory teachings. I am willing to explore and to reach for meaning while being given spiritual instruction.