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New Livestock Siting Rules and DATCP head dead in water

Wisconsin Farmers Union on Pfaff firing

Wisconsin Farmers Union appreciates Brad Pfaff's long-time commitment to family farmers, and we are disappointed in the dysfunction witnessed on the Senate floor today.

Senate fires DATCP secretary nominee Pfaff

Brad Pfaff

Today Governor Tony Evers celebrated his 68th birthday sitting in the Senate chamber and watching his nominee for DATCP Secretary go down in flames. The Senate spent much of the day debating rules and jockeying for power over what testimony would be allowed in the discussion about Secretary-Elect Pfaff. 

New Livestock Siting Rules and DATCP head dead in water

Brad Pfaff

There was some hope that when Governor Evers took office there would be progress on some of the state-wide issues that have been sitting moribund in the legislature. At least on the agricultural front, it appears that the GOP is ensuring little progress.