Friday, May 29, 2015

How much do Republicans hate Science? Enough to cut 32% from DNR science staff for fun.

It's official, Wisconsin is moving away from science based environmental management to a faith based one. 

And because today's DNR cuts don't save taxpayers any money, they did it for fun:

Cut the scientific staff by nearly one-third…cut 18 of 58 positions in the Bureau of Science Services — a reduction of 32%. Nine of the targeted positions are paid with federal, not state, tax dollars.  All told, Walker's budget would delete 80 positions — or 3% of 2,642 DNR personnel. 

Then things got heated:

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