146 results for author: Middle Wisconsin


SAVE MONEY BY USING SOLAR POWER

SOLAR WISCONSIN GROUP BUY is just 18 kW away from hitting their second benchmark, triggering a $1,000 rebate for participants!The program is well on its way to reaching the next benchmark of 100 kW, triggering a $.10 per watt ($1,000) rebate. Currently the average homeowner buying through the program will receive a $500 rebate, we need just 18 kW more to reach the program's second benchmark.Attend an upcoming Solar Power Hour to learn more about going solar!Grow Solar is a collaborative effort to make solar affordable for private home owners as well as businesses.Check out their website www.growsolar.org.See Solar In Action: WI ...

GRASSROOTS FESTIVALS IN EAU CLAIRE AND WAUSAU

Eau Claire Grassroots Festival will be held at UW Eau Claire-Davies Center-Ojibwe Ball Room,77 Roosevelt Ave., Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 54701Saturday September 22, 2018Registration 8:00 / Event 9:00For Tickets, Registration and information go to…https: //www.eventbrite.com/e/eau-claire-grassroots-festival-tickets-47368609787PLEASE PREREGISTER / FOOD ORDERS WILL END SEP. 16THKEY NOTE SPEAKER is John Nichols, journalist, author and orator.There will be 20 workshops on Environment, Education, Economics and Equality.This event is hosted by UW Eau Claire Student National Environmental Health Association and Wisconsin ...

SOLAR CENTRAL WISCONSIN

Grow Solar is a collaborative effort to make solar affordable for private home owners as well as businesses.Check out their website www.growsolar.org.You will find plenty of resources for municipalities, industry professionals and homeowners right here in central Wisconsin.Many installations already have been done on homes and businesses in these counties: Portage, Wood, Waupaca and Marathon.MREA (Midwest Renewable Energy Association) and Mid-State Technical College are leading this group buy program.You can attend a free Solar Power Hour and learn the basics of solar, its costs for your household and how the program works. You ...

FIGHTING BOB FEST, SAVE THE DATE SEPTEMBER 15, 2018

The seventeenth annual Fighting Bob Fest will kick off on Friday, September 14 at the Barrymore Theatre, 2090 Atwood Avenue, Madison.The full day of speeches, workshops and other activities takes place on Saturday, September 15. You will want to be there.The Progressive magazine sponsors Fighting Bob Fest to honor Wisconsin’s own Robert M. “Fighting Bob” La Follette. Now, more than ever, we need LaFollette’s vision and voice.Location details and scheduled speakers and events will be available later this month. You can be sure that the best people in the progressive movement will be there.Go to www.fightingbobfest.org. 

BUILDING TRUST: CREDIBILITY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE MEDIA

Can we trust the media? Can we trust law enforcement? Why or why not? And why is that credibility important? Join us in a facilitated community conversation on September 12 that brings together news media, law enforcement and the public to talk about how we can ensure we’re getting the true story. We’ll look at:Why is credibility important when developing relationships between law enforcement and the media?To what extent does the public trust the media and/or law enforcement - and why? What about the impact of so-called “fake news?”What resources do law enforcement and media utilize to gain the trust of the public and each other?...

End Child Poverty (Video) — Citizen Action of Wisconsin

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CHILD POVERTY IN WISCONSIN INCREASES

A definitive new report by one of the top poverty research centers in the country reveals that in 2016 Wisconsin poverty increased by over 10% and child poverty increased by a shocking 20%.You can read more about the report and what it means for our campaign to end child poverty in Wisconsin on a new section of the End Child Poverty Wisconsin website. On that page, we’ll be posting information about poverty in Wisconsin and the U.S. you can use to show others in your community why this effort is so important.It is significant that this increase in poverty in Wisconsin happened at a period when overall employment in Wisconsin was expanding. ...

VOTE ON AUGUST 14

Vote on August 14. This is a very important election. Early voting begins two weeks before. Check with your local municipal office for times.The next election in Wisconsin is the Fall Primary Election on August 14, 2018. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.Voters must be registered to vote (see VOTER REGISTRATION, below). You may register to vote at your polling place on Election Day. You must be 18 years or older.Voters who move within 10 days before the election must vote at the poll from their previous address (in person or by requesting an absentee ballot).Voters must present a voter photo ID. Be sure you have an eligible ID! ...

SOLAR CENTRAL WISCONSIN

Home and business owners in Central Wisconsin are energized as the Central Wisconsin Solar Group Purchase Program began July 25 with a special presentation at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA).The Solar Central Wisconsin program allows individual home and commercial property owners to access lower prices for solar installations through the power of volume purchasing. This program builds on the success of 2017’s Solar Central Wisconsin program, which led to 308 kW of solar on 46 properties, offsetting approximately 405,264 lbs of carbon dioxide in the first year alone.With leadership from the Midwest Renewable Energy Association ...

The “Precedent” for DEMOCRACY: Marathon County’s Proposed Medical Marijuana Referendum (Video)

Watch the brief film below on the Marathon County Board's upcoming vote tomorrow, July 24, regarding whether or not it will allow citizens to participate in the democratic process by giving their opinions in a non-binding county referendum in November.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HzApXVqLbg Public Access Video of Full Marathon County Board Meeting on July 19 Including an Agenda Item on the Medical Marijuana Referendum:https://waam.viebit.com/player.php?hash=6DeBTaO95xhsCounty Board Supervisor Districts and Contact Information:http://www.co.marathon.wi.us/Government/CountyBoard/BoardofSupervisors/Members.aspx ...