The Wheeler Report - Covering the Wisconsin Legislature since 1972 Follow us on Twitter
  

Wednesday August 27, 2014 - Updated 11:54am

Governor

5:09am
Forest County Potawatomi Community. Statement on the 2014 state compact payment.
5:01am
Gov. Walker. Letter on proposed Kenosha Casino project and update memo from DOA Sec. Huebsch.

5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Potawatomi withhold $25 million payment to state. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.

Legislative

11:06am
Sen. Wirch, Reps. Barca, Ohnstad, Mason. Kenosha and Racine legislators, local leaders call on Gov. Walker to release study and approve Kenosha casino.

5:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislative committee on adoption continues to hear expert testimony.
5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Unique provision in Wisconsin law puts brakes on crowdfunding.

State Agencies

11:52am
DPI Supt. Evers. Column: New school year holds promise.
11:51am
AG Van Hollen. Announces "The Fly Effect" prevention campaign coming to the Badger Radio Network.

5:04am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Employment, training services for disabled face cloudy future.

Economy/Business

5:14am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Sealed Air getting nearly $43M for leaving N.J., Wisconsin.
5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gogebic's formal request for iron ore mine to be delayed.

Statewide

11:50am
Quarles & Brady. S.L. Owens joins Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group.
10:25am
Governor's Council on Domestic Abuse, End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Long range plan urges support for domestic violence victims.
8:44am
Wisconsin Pain Coalition. Issues reminder during September-National Pain Awareness Month-that "no one needs to suffer pain in silence."
6:58am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Hospital workforce reflects Wisconsin's aging trend.

6:56am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Governor proclaims September as State Soybean Month.
5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Larger cities face setbacks in launching body camera programs for police.

Courts

11:54am
One Wisconsin Now. Will Gov. Walker answer the $700,000 question?
9:32am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Todd J. Giese.

8:54am
Bloomberg. Appeal judge sess tradition of racism in gay-marriage ban. Reuters.
5:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. Could expanded John Doe legal theory undercut decision to halt probe?

Education

11:09am
UW-River Falls. Great Lakes Career Readiness Initiative funds paid internships.
10:28am
UW-River Falls. Sustainable Management program has three new scholarship opportunities.
9:34am
Wisconsin Budget Project. Bigger classrooms, more students in poverty pose challenges for Wisconsin students.

8:50am
Bloomberg. Obama college ratings drive wedge as state schools show support.

Local

5:34am
WQOW. Chippewa County looks to shift employees to a pay for performance policy.
5:33am
WKBT. Mayor's residency incentive plan gets little support.

Congress

10:26am
U.S. Reps. Kind, Sensenbrenner. Celebrate posthumous Medal of Honor for Lt. Alonzo Cushing.

8:59am
Washington Post. White House considers proposals to sharply increase legal immigration.

Politics

11:10am
Pocan for Congress. After threat of legal action, Governor's office fulfills open records request.
9:20am
DPW. Scott Walker guts promising college affordability program.

5:26am
NBC 15. Elections board: Primary turnout was 12.7%.
5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: A meaningless debate between Gov. Scott Walker and Mary Burke.

Tuesday August 26, 2014

Governor

4:49pm
Gov. Walker. Letter on proposed Kenosha Casino project and update memo from DOA Sec. Huebsch.

Legislative

3:58pm
Sens. Larson, Hansen, Shilling, Wirch. Letter to DOA Sec. Huebsch requesting revenue numbers.
2:51pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Healing the wounds of our returning veterans.
12:35pm
Sen. Carpenter. PSC needs to reject We Energies' ridiculous rate restructuring.
9:30am
Rep. Shankland. To hold town hall office hours on August 28.
8:05am
Rep. Clark. Statment on the recent disclosure of Gogebic Taconite's $700,000 contribution to Wisconsin Club for Growth.
5:21am
Sen. Schultz. In Monroe, Mineral Point, and Richland Center on Thursday, August 28.

5:03am
Fox 11. Back to school: Common Core becomes hot political issue.

State Agencies

4:53pm
GAB. Certifies primary results, turnout was 12.7%
4:52pm
DPI Supt. Evers. Back to school video.
2:53pm
WHEDA. Foundation awards $355,000 in 2014 housing grants.
2:48pm
DOT. Packer travel advisory.
2:09pm
DWD Sec. Newson. Announces 2014 Bay Area Career Expo.
2:08pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:52pm
DOT. Construction on most major highways will be halted for Labor Day weekend.
1:51pm
DATCP. Gardeners and nurseries, watch for lily leaf beetles.
12:10pm
DATCP. Shop smart for back to school.
10:58am
DOJ. Milwaukee man sentenced for Mediciad fraud.
5:20am
DWD. Public comment period open on suggestions for UI reform.
5:19am
DOJ. La Crosse man charged with homicide for heroin death is bound over for trial.

5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State introduces new hazardous materials response plan.

Economy/Business

5:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Trade officials will meet with Chinese food buyers to push for new agricultural exports.
5:04am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin companies hold their own in exports.
5:01am
Chippewa Herald. Ashley Furniture: We will not be laying off any employees in Wisconsin or elsewhere. WKBT.

Statewide

11:00am
Wisconsin Jobs Now. Over two million Wisconsinites will have minimum wage referenda on November ballot.
5:31am
Wisconsin Women's Network. Announces Women's Equality Day Celebration to take place Tuesday, August 26th.
5:18am
One Wisconsin Now. 'PBS NewsHour' features student loan debt work for Tuesday segment.

Courts

11:48am
AG Van Hollen. Statement in the matter of Wolf, et al. v. Walker, et al. Opening Brief. Reply Brief.
11:23am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. Price G. Turner, III.

12:51pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Federal appeals judges appear skeptical of Wisconsin, Indiana gay marriage bans.
12:48pm
Wall Street Journal. Editorial: Hyperventilating in Wisconsin.
12:42pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Challenges to gay marriage bans: Where they stand.
5:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Federal appeals court should decline request to reinstate voter ID law.
5:06am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin, Indiana set to defend gay marriage bans.
5:02am
WISN. More than 100 teachers quit, retire from Milwaukee-area school district.

Education

5:39am
UW-Madison. Campus prepares for students moving into residence halls.
5:25am
UW-Stout. New chancellor tells faculty, staff he's ready to serve them.
5:22am
UW System. President Cross calls for a 'culture of innovation and entrepreneurism' within UW to address state's needs.

5:46am
Racine Journal Times. Caledonia activists seek secession from Racine Unified School District.

Local

9:48am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Highlights dangerously-low staffing levels.
5:29am
Milwaukee Ald. Hamilton. My Brother's Keeper: City's black male achievement initiatives to be showcased.
5:27am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Eric Knepp named Madison Parks Superintendent.
5:24am
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Seeks halt to 'anti solar, anti-renewable energy' We Energies rate hike.

5:43am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Advisory referendums give voice to public opinion.
5:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marine Dimitrijevic creates panel to refocus Milwaukee County Board.
5:12am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Taxi companies sue to stop new law on taxis, Uber and Lyft in Milwaukee.

Congress

6:14am
The Hill. Obama to announce new measures for veterans.
6:10am
LA Times. Could a wording 'glitch' doom Obama's health care law?

Politics

1:47pm
DPW. Statement commemorating Women's Equality Day.
11:04am
Walker for Governor. Visits Melron Corporation in Schofield.
11:03am
RPW. 10 weeks until victory: The Republican team is energized and organized for victory in November.
11:02am
One Wisconsin Now. Workplace and heath care gender inequality, not jobs, making a 'Wisconsin comeback' with the regressive policies of Gov. Walker.
11:00am
Burke for Governor. Plan for higher ed, lower debt.
9:23am
Walker for Governor. Wisconsin ranked 42nd in the nation for job growth when Mary Burke was Commerce Secretary.

12:53pm
Wisconsin State Journal. More than 100 ballots missing in 17th Senate District primary recount.
11:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Scott Walker: Mary Burke has poor jobs record.
5:55am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Editorial: Leibham made correct choice to concede.
5:53am
Fond du Lac Reporter. How did Leibham falter?
5:10am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Walker: Police militarization isn't a state issue.

 

Sponsored Advertisements