Wisconsin Mining Bill Passes Senate 17-16: Good News for WI Families!

After nearly nine hours of arguments, Senate Bill 1/Assembly Bill 1, the bill addressing mining application procedures and regulations in Wisconsin, passed the Senate with a vote of 17-16 with only one Republican voting against the bill, Sen. Dale Schultz of Richland Center.

miningWFA president Julaine Appling states, “This proposal that opens the door for mining to return to Northern Wisconsin also protects Wisconsin’s best natural resource – our traditional families.  Last night’s passage in the Senate is good news for Wisconsin.”

Read full press release HERE.