Capx 2020 Meeting In Holmen Tonight
Representative Steve Doyle will be hosting a community meeting at the Holmen High School Commons tonight from6 – 7:30 pm on the proposed CapX2020 electric transmission project. The public is invited to learn more about the project and to ask questions.
The meeting will include a presentation by Xcel Energy and Dairyland Power Cooperative on the Hampton to Rochester to La Crosse transmission line application. The Citizens Energy Task Force will be presenting in opposition to the line. Representatives from the Department of Transportation and the Department of Natural Resources have been invited to answer questions from the public.
Doyle says he is working with the Public Service Commission to allow the public to be heard on CapX2020. Comments can be submitted at the meeting which he will turn over to the PSC to be put into the official record at the PSC.
Elections Heating Up
If you thought last year was the height of the political spectrum in Wisconsin......one political professor says you have seen nothing yet.
UW-L Professor Joe Heim says yes alot of people got election fatigue last year.......he says be prepared because that fatigue may set in alot earlier then it did last year.
Basement Fire Clears UWL Dorm
The students who normally live in Drake Hall at U-W-L are spending Sunday night somewhere else. A basement fire early Sunday morning has led to evacuation of the dorm. Nobody was hurt, and the cause of the fire has not been determined. Campus police say the fire may have started in or near a couch in the basement lounge.
Minnesota Senator Says Both Sides Have To Work Together
Whether it's tax hikes......funding for education...funding for a new Vikings stadium or a voter ID bill.........both sides of the table have to come together in the Minnesota State Legislature. And to one Republican Senator...he likes it like that.
Miller says there are alot of hot topics coming up in the coming weeks........one of the hottest....the Minnesota Vikings plans for a new stadium.
Billings Not Impressed By Speech
It was a first for State Representative, JIll Billings, last night...her first state of the state address. Impressed? Nope.
Billings also said Governor Walker spoke a lot about education but his education reform agenda does not address the real problems our school districts are facing. She says it’s about choices.