PNS Daily Newscast - August 19, 2019
Car buyers score a win in the zero emissions rule; plus CEO pay swells while workers' wages remain idle.
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin's new law prohibiting smoking in public places went into effect on July 5. After a little more than a month of learning to comply with the new rules, Dona Wininski, public policy director for the American Lung Association's Wisconsin chapter, says residents and business owners
BROOKFIELD, Wis. - Today is the start of National Workplace Wellness Week, and in Wisconsin the week has added significance. Three months from today, on the 5th of July, the state's new smoke-free air law takes effect. It will ban smoking in all workplaces. Michelle Mercure, director of program s
MADISON, Wis. - If you've made the decision to stop smoking in the new year, there is no reason to go it alone. The American Lung Association in Wisconsin has a new tool for those hoping to stub out the smokes: "Quitter in You." This program offers support to those who have tried and failed in the p
MADISON, Wisc. - The American Cancer Society' annual Great American Smokeout today may be a bigger success than usual because things are changing quickly in Wisconsin for those who still light up. As it has for 34 years, the Cancer Society is challenging smokers today either to cut back, quit for th
MADISON, Wis. - For those in Wisconsin looking for reasons to quit smoking, there are two new ones that are prompting people to stub the habit. The American Lung Association in Wisconsin says a 75-cent increase in the cigarette tax that took effect this month, along with new laws to ban smoking in p
Madison, WI – Gov. Doyle has signed Wisconsin's anti-smoking measure, which will ban smoking in most workplaces across the state in July 2010. However, a big concern is the economic impact the law might have on bars and restaurants, and critics have outlined how such a ban would lead to job lo
Madison, WI - It appears a measure that would ban smoking in all public places in Wisconsin is heading for passage. That legislative action could come as early as Wednesday, after a compromise was announced last week that would implement the ban in July of 2010. That would give bars in places not co
Milwaukee, WI - Kicking butts usually isn't encouraged in school, but that's not the case today. That's because it's 2009 "Kick Butts Day," a day the American Lung Association in Wisconsin says is a good time to think about how to get kids to stop smoking. The Association's "Not On Tobacco" or "NOT"