On March 6, the Senate passed the Great Lakes Compact.
The vote was 26-6. Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) was among the handful who voted no.
The Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters site reports on the Bill and the Senate action.
Check out these other sources of information:
- Greg Kowalski’s FranklinNOW blog “Today’s Concerns” has data and commentary on the subject. By the way, Greg is a member of Franklin’s Environmental Commission.
- The March issue of Milwaukee Magazine contains a comprehensive and interesting article titled “The Politics of Water”.
- Jsonline (Journal Sentinel) reported poll results indicating widespread public support in Wisconsin for the Great Lakes Compact.
- ExpressMilwaukee.com (Shepherd Express) has also published information about the Compact, including this February 20 article.