Kombucha is a type of fermented tea applauded for its probiotic health benefits. This beverage finds itself in the same realm as kimchi and yogurt, which is to say that these are all products of the fermentation mechanism. Live cultures of bacteria are responsible for generating kombucha, meaning that upon ingestion of such a drink, you’re going to experience a repopulation of your gut microbiota. This signifies the introduction of a whole new cast of bacteria dedicated to promoting digestion and detox. I like to think of these guys as friendly little micro-fauna.
Despite Wisconsin split government’s difficulty forming cohesive bipartisan policy, some legislators used Earth Day as a platform to roll out new sustainability-focused legislation with support from the other side of the aisle.
To combat Wisconsin’s opioid epidemic, Attorney General Josh Kaul appealed to the Department of Justice for support and funding in his investigation against opioid distributors.
In his latest executive order, Gov. Tony Evers commissioned a total recall of Wisconsin’s National Guard from the southern border Monday. Evers acted in opposition of President Donald Trump’s declared National Emergency and rebuked former Gov. Scott Walker’s decision in originally stationing the troops in June.
Gov. Tony Evers announced Tuesday he is directing Wisconsin environmental officials to review the air-quality and water permits issued to Foxconn Technology Group. The permits in question were granted last year to allow construction of the $10 billion Foxconn campus in Mount Pleasant.
Legislators proposed a new bill to support non-violent offenders’ ability to re-enter the workforce after fulfilling their sentences by extending criminal record expungement policies. The legislation will allow non-violent, low-level criminal offenders the opportunity to clear their record, regardless of their age, after their sentence has been completed at the discretion of a judge.