Senator Tom Tiffany http://wxpr.org en Large Grant To Study Declining Forest Products Industry http://wxpr.org/post/large-grant-study-declining-forest-products-industry <p>A $600,000 state grant will enable a study as to why Wisconsin's forest products industry is declining while at the same time the number of trees has grown.</p><p>The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association...headquartered in Rhinelander...and the Wisconsin County Forests Association are administering the grant. The funding came from an amendment put into the state budget by State Senator Tom Tiffany.</p><p> </p> Sun, 29 Dec 2013 23:38:00 +0000 Ken Krall 12498 at http://wxpr.org Large Grant To Study Declining Forest Products Industry Governor Signs Bill Extending Boulder Shooting Range Lease http://wxpr.org/post/governor-signs-bill-extending-boulder-shooting-range-lease <p><font size="2">&nbsp;&nbsp;</font></p><p><font face="Times New Roman">One of the bills signed by Governor Walker last week allows the Boulder Junction Shooting Range to extend it's use of state land to 30 years from the current 15.</font></p><p><font face="Times New Roman">State Senator Tom Tiffany and Representative Rob Swearingen authored the bills in each chamber in Madison to make the change.</font></p><p><font face="Times New Roman">Swearingen says he and Tiffany were approached by the club to help them out of a possible problem...</font></p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 22:39:00 +0000 Ken Krall 11952 at http://wxpr.org Governor Signs Bill Extending Boulder Shooting Range Lease Frac Sand Bill Could Change Local Non-Metal Mine Control http://wxpr.org/post/frac-sand-bill-could-change-local-non-metal-mine-control <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A state Senator says many people are said to be heading to Madison Thursday morning&nbsp;to give testimony on <a href="https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/2013/related/proposals/sb349" target="_blank">a bill that would limit local governments control </a>over </span>frac<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sand mining.</span></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 23:00:12 +0000 Ken Krall 9722 at http://wxpr.org Frac Sand Bill Could Change Local Non-Metal Mine Control Northwoods Legislator Proposes No-Call List Change http://wxpr.org/post/northwoods-legislator-proposes-no-call-list-change <p>Wisconsin&rsquo;s No Call List is a step closer to changing.</p><p>Senator Tom Tiffany of Hazelhurst authored the bill, and says it would be better for Wisconsin residents and agencies to shift the state list to the federal Do Not Call List...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p><blockquote><p><i><u>&quot;...we&#39;re one of only 14 states that keeps a state list, the rest of them have moved it to the federal level and that is what we&#39;re going to do with this bill is have the federal government keep the no-call list...&quot;</u></i></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:07:25 +0000 Ken Krall 9390 at http://wxpr.org Northwoods Legislator Proposes No-Call List Change State Legislators To Hear Veteran's Concerns http://wxpr.org/post/state-legislators-hear-veterans-concerns <p>Three area state legislators are holding a listening session&nbsp;August 28 &nbsp;for area veterans.</p><p>State Senator Tom Tiffany, and Representatives Rob Swearingen and Mary Czaja will be holding the meeting along with state Veterans Affairs Secretary John Scocos.</p><p>Tiffany says Secretary Scocos agreed to come north again for the session...<i><u> </u></i></p> Sat, 24 Aug 2013 12:32:13 +0000 Ken Krall 6991 at http://wxpr.org State Legislators To Hear Veteran's Concerns