MadisonState Representative John Jagler (R-Watertown) released the following statement following passage of the mining bill:
"This bill, which will lead to thousands of jobs for generations, is one of the most important issues we will take up this session."
"Mining is part of our heritage and now it will be part of our future because of this piece of legislation, which I was honored to co-sponsor."
"While keeping all of the state's environmental protections in place, this bill will have a huge economic impact for all of Wisconsin."