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Neylon touting GOP proposal to use VW settlement funds for charging stations

Neylon touting GOP proposal to use VW settlement funds for charging stations

Rep. Adam Neylon is touting a Republican proposal to use Volkswagen settlement funds to place electric vehicle charging stations along major driving routes in the state.

Capital City Sunday: Supreme Court election & Millennial Action Project

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MADISON (WKOW) — Two groups who typically endorse candidates in Supreme Court elections are choosing not too. Panels Analiese Eicher, Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now and Dr. Will Flanders, Research Director of Wisconsin Institute for Law call the move “unique.”

Most recently the U.S. Chamber of Commerce decided they won’t spend money on the race because of Hagedorn’s ties in helping create a private elementary school that allows gay students to be expelled.

The national organization typically gives money to Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce to help conservatives.

Last month Wisconsin Realtors Association withdrew their endorsement from Judge Hagedorn after recent news reports.

It’s no surprise today’s political climate is intense. Some don’t want any part of it, but one organization is hoping to transform heated political rhetoric into action. Founder and President of the Millennial Action Project, Steven Olikara breaks down his work to bring people together during political divisiveness.

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Millennial Action Project hosts bipartisan discussion on financing higher education

Millennial Action Project hosts bipartisan discussion on financing higher education

The University of Wisconsin chapter of the Millennial Action Project hosted a “Red and Blue Dialogue” Monday night to discuss bipartisan efforts behind financing higher education. UW alumnus Steven Olikara, who founded MAP to address the “worsening partisan divide” by engaging with the millennial generation, said the only way to solve student debt is through collaboration and bipartisanship.

Inability to fill jobs a key economic challenge in Fox Cities, says U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, State Rep. Amanda Stuck

Inability to fill jobs a key economic challenge in Fox Cities, says U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, State Rep. Amanda Stuck

Gallagher, a Republican from Green Bay, and State Rep. Amanda Stuck, a Democrat from Appleton, led a discussion Tuesday about the future of the Fox Cities’ economy and workforce at the Appleton Beer Factory in downtown Appleton.