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2010-06-21 16:44:00

Workshop to be Held at University of Wisconsin - Madison WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today the agenda and panelists for the June 25 workshop examining competition in the dairy industry. The joint public workshop will build on the knowledge and experience of industry stakeholders, including farmers, processors, cooperative leaders and academics. This is the third in a series of five...

2010-03-01 07:03:00

LAV launches Heavy TV-Ad Blitz - 500 GRPs - in Green Bay Market WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Congressman Steve Kagen is urged to vote "No" on the Obama-Pelosi government takeover of healthcare, in a major TV-ad campaign launched today by the League of American Voters (USALeague.com). The ads will run in the Green Bay television market, a 500 GRP buy. "Congressman Kagen, if you think you've got trouble now back home in your district, cast the deciding vote for...

2008-10-04 15:00:07

By DIANA MARRERO Washington -- The House passed a $700 billion bailout of the financial industry Friday in an effort to breathe life into an economy that is seriously ailing as credit continues to dry up. Congressional leaders immediately sent the bill to President Bush, who signed it into law less than 90 minutes later. "We have acted boldly to help prevent the crisis on Wall Street from becoming a crisis in communities across our country," Bush said. "We have shown the world that the...

2008-09-19 15:00:27

By DIANA MARRERO Washington --- The House approved a measure Thursday that could help clean up pollution in the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Legacy Act, passed 371-20, authorizes $150 million a year for cleanup efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency. "The greatest resource we have in Milwaukee is in fact Lake Michigan," said Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee). "We have a great deal at stake in this." But she also noted that the bill itself would not allocate any additional money....

2008-08-06 12:00:43

By The Post-Crescent, Appleton, Wis. Aug. 6--KIMBERLY -- U.S. Reps. Steve Kagen, D-Appleton, and Thomas Petri, R-Fond du Lac, will meet with local union leaders Thursday to hash out concerns about the imminent closure of the NewPage Corp. paper mill. The two are slated to meet with heads of Local 2-9 of the United Steelworkers at 11:30 a.m. at the union office, 216 N. Main St. Some representatives from the international might appear as well, said Jim Dercks, a member of the local....

2008-08-05 18:00:29

By The Post-Crescent, Appleton, Wis. Aug. 5--KIMBERLY -- U.S. Reps. Steve Kagen, D-Appleton and Thomas Petri, R-Fond du Lac will meet with local union leaders Thursday to hash out concerns about the imminent closure of the NewPage Corp. paper mill. The two are slated to meet with heads of Local 2-9 of the United Steelworkers at 11:30 a.m. at the union office, 216 N. Main St. Some representatives from the international might appear as well, said Jim Dercks, a member of the local. The...