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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book
(1956)

Executive branch and constitutional departments,   pp. [253]-[278] PDF (7.2 MB)


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GOVERNOR'S COMMITTEES
by contributions in 1946 but has received appropriations from the
member states since then. The council meets 2 or 3 times a year,
alternating among the member states. Originally each state was
represented by the Governor and 4 others. In 1950 the membership
from each state was increased to 6 in addition to the Governor.
   PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED, GOVERNOR'S COMMITTEE
                  FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF
Members: ROBERT W. HANSEN, Milwaukee, chairman; RALPH O'CoNNOR,
    Madison, 1st vice chairman; L. A. MINGENBACHt, Stevens Point,
    2nd vice chairman; A. L. BEIER, Madison, executive secretary;
    JOHN P. ADLER, Marshfield; STEWART H. BECKER, Madison; SID
    BLISS, Janesville; ELLSWORTH S. COE, Whitewater; THOMAS J.
    DORAN, Madison; ROBERT A. EWENS, Milwaukee; K. W. HAAGEN-
    SEN, Milwaukee; GEORGE HABERMAN, Milwaukee; FRANK HAUSHEER,
    Madison; ROBERT P. HOGG, Milwaukee; ROBERT W. HORGEN, Madi-
    son; E. A. JOHNSON, Eau Claire; C. W. KAMMEIER, Milwaukee;
    JOHN A. KUBIAK, Madison; BEN E. KUECHLE, Wausau; DAVID J.
    LIPPERT, Madison; WILLETT S. MAIN, Milwaukee; C. LLOYD MAN-
    DELERT, Chippewa Falls; W. F. McCoRMICK, Wausau; GEORGE E.
    NASH, Milwaukee; HARRY A. NELSON, Milwaukee; JOHN OSTER, JR.,
    Racine; A. T. ROSE, Madison; CHARLES M. SHULTZ, Milwaukee;
    EDWARD D. SCHWADE, Milwaukee; WILLIAM H. SIEMERING, Madison;
    KENNETH SVEE, Madison; MILO K. SWANTON, Madison; ARTHUR F.
    TREBILCOCK, Madison; H. C. WEINLICK, Madison.
    The committee was created in 1946 to work in conjunction with
 the President's Committee on National Employ the Physically Handi-
 capped Week. It is a citizens' committee composed of management,
 labor, the public and interested groups and organizations. Repre-
 sentatives of state agencies work as consultants to the committee.
        URBAN MASS TRANSPORTATION, GOVERNOR'S
                        COMMISSION ON
 Members: CHARLES W. AIINER, Highway Commission, chairman; A.
    W. LARSON, Public Service Commission, secretary; WARREN HYDE,
    City Manager, Janesville; MILTON McGUIRE, Milwaukee Common
    Council; DoMINIC OLEJNICZAK, Mayor, Green Bay.
    On March 26, 1954 Governor Kohler appointed a 5-man commis-
 sion to study the urban mass transportation problem in Wisconsin
 and to recommend administrative and legislative actions in the field.
 The commission issued a 70-page report in November 1954. As a
 result of its recommendations the 1955 Legislature enacted Chapter
 240 which exempts urban transit companies from motor fuel tax
 and local licenses and reduces the registration fee to $1. It also
 grants special deductions for state income tax purposes.
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