How serious were Republicans about working across the aisle on mining? Well, they cancelled the mining meeting on Monday just after the senate split and there would have been a 50/50 voice on how to move forward. This, after they put all 3 bills on the agenda specifically to prevent them from being taken up before the end of session.
Perhaps now that they don’t hold a majority in the State Senate Republicans will learn that they’re not going to move Wisconsin forward by imposing their radical agenda without regard for those who may not share their radical views.
Here’s a satellite view of Mountain Iron, Minnesota, which is what Bellin, Wisconsin could look like once mining commences in northern Wisconsin: