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TUE AM News: Concerns over local control sink livestock siting bill; New report explores rising motor vehicle deaths


— The demise of legislation to overhaul siting rules for large livestock operations came down to a matter of using an “or” rather than an “and.”

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, pulled the bill from Wednesday’s calendar, later telling reporters there were concerns on how much control local governments would retain over siting decisions.

A more complete picture of what happened has developed since then.

In a Friday communication to members, the Dairy Business Association pointed the finger at the Wisconsin Dairy Alliance for the deal falling…



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