State Senator Tom Tiffany http://wxpr.org en State Loan Program For Propane Users http://wxpr.org/post/state-loan-program-propane-users <p>Legislators have introduced bills creating a heating assistance loan program designed to help propane users.</p><p>In January, Governor Walker declared a state of emergency due to the propane shortage and established a $3 million loan guarantee program. Sponsors say the loans help those who can't get low-income energy assistance.</p><p>Senator Tom Tiffany of Hazelhurst was one of the bill's authors....</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:42:45 +0000 Ken Krall 14608 at http://wxpr.org State Loan Program For Propane Users Legislators React To "State of the State" Address http://wxpr.org/post/legislators-react-state-state-address <p>Governor Walker Thursday said he has called a special session of the legislature to work on his Blueprint for Prosperity announced during his "State of the State" address.</p><p>Walker announced that a major portion of a projected $911 million surplus will be returned to property&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; taxpayers and workers.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:31:46 +0000 Ken Krall 13476 at http://wxpr.org Legislators React To "State of the State" Address Tiffany Says Mining Bill Does Not Allow Lakebed Mining http://wxpr.org/post/tiffany-says-mining-bill-does-not-allow-lakebed-mining <p>The author of Senate Bill 1, or what's known as the "mining bill" disagrees with one legislator's interpretation that mining is allowed on lakebeds and waterways.</p><p>Democrat Dana Wach's bill would make it clear that certain types of mining would not be allowed on lakebeds. He says the revised mining bill has loophole language to that effect.</p><p>State Senator Tom Tiffany of Hazelhurst disagrees with Wach's assessment....</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:51:33 +0000 Ken Krall 13247 at http://wxpr.org Tiffany Says Mining Bill Does Not Allow Lakebed Mining