Government


Want a shovel ready project? Clear the sidewalks!

I am trying to understand why the city of Wausau has forced us to navigate poorly cleared sidewalks along Grand Avenue.

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Let’s resolve to have fair maps

In Wisconsin, our legislative maps are in the 10-year process of being redrawn.

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I want to get involved, but…

It was sometime in 1988 when I became involved in my first organization outside of school.

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A letter to national legislators

Dear National Legislators, we know you fight for us, but we’re confused.

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An open letter to Rep. Scott Krug

Hospitals are being bogged down by unvaccinated people requiring treatment for a preventable illness.

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ADRC-CW 2021 Aging Plan Public Hearing

Join the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin to discuss the aging plan which they use to decide which services to focus on for its customers.

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What does it take to be an ambassador?

The term “ambassador” goes back to the 14th century, but the idea of sending emissaries to other countries to help in assuring international cooperation goes as far back as we have had nations.

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Remote workers would offer much needed diversity to small cities

Recently, a bill aimed at saving two paper mills, one in Wisconsin Rapids and one in Park Falls, was passed in the Assembly. Three Democrats joined Republicans in passing the bill, which now will advance to the Senate.

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If government is to work for the people, the people must work for it

I know people who do not know how to change a tire, or even how to check the oil. This so aggravates me. Let's take a complex system, ignore the complexity and treat it like a black box. This is absolutely a recipe for disaster. I see this problem with cars, technology and with our government.

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Wausau Policing Community Survey seeks feedback on Wausau Police Dept.

The Wausau Policing Task Force (WPTF) has released a community survey to gather input and feedback from Wausau residents and visitors concerning attitudes towards and experiences with the Wausau Police Department.

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