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David Michael Miller

When campaigning for governor Tony Evers promised to reduce the prison population, do something about chronic wasting disease, and fix the controversial WEDC. None of those proposals are in his first budget. Read more

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Chronic wasting disease was first discovered in Wisconsin in 2001. Walker’s administration has steadily reduced testing, with disastrous results. Now that it's an election year, he’s proposing measures that should have been in place for years. Read more

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David Michael Miller

For Wisconsin’s 600,000 hunters, hunting deer has become increasingly worrisome because of chronic wasting disease. In May, Canadian researchers released a preliminary study showing that macaques can contract CWD from eating CWD-positive deer. Read more

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Pierre-Paul Pariseau

On the eve of Wisconsin's annual gun deer hunt, so rich in tradition and so important to our self-definition and economy, a disease that threatens that institution quietly spreads like an oil slick. And we are doing nothing about it. CWD. Read more

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