The U.S. EPA says it wants the public to help shape the next five years of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Over the last nine years, the GLRI has coordinated and distributed almost $3 billion for cleanup work around the lakes, including dozens of projects in Wisconsin. > Wisconsin Public Radio
Per his usual, U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner is holding a long slate of town halls this month. Sessions are scheduled in Washington, Jefferson, Dodge, and Waukesha counties between June 3 and June 29. Full details can be found at the Town Hall Project.
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan said the Republican president who wanted to “drain the swamp” hasn’t lived up to that promise. The need to address campaign finance regulations and curb the influence of special interests were among the numerous topics Pocan covered during a Thursday visit to Baraboo. > Baraboo News Republic
Those gathered at a town hall meeting Monday in Chippewa Falls had many questions, all about one thing: The state’s $3 billion deal with Taiwanese manufacturing company Foxconn Technology Group. > Chippewa Herald
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan will be holding town hall meetings with constituents in Dodgeville and Baraboo on May 3. Find the full details here.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind made a stop in Chippewa County this week, and spoke about the Chippewa Valley’s agricultural outlook — touching on Wisconsin farmers’ slow spring, the future of trade and immigration reform. > Chippewa Herald