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Wednesday April 1, 2015 - Updated 7:07am

Budget

4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 2 more UW System campuses announce staff buyout offers.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Arena plan gains momentum after state, local and Bucks officials meet.

Legislative

4:56am
MacIver Institute. Thanks Grover Norquist, legislators for discussing important criminal justice reforms.

5:10am
Racine Journal Times. Racine could see ridesharing.
5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: State must keep close eye on FoodShare changes.
4:43am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Alderman: Uber's flat-fee offer for state 'rideshare' law was half what it offered to Milwaukee.
4:42am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Bill would sunset CWD deer feeding bans in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

4:53am
AG Schimel. DNA at arrest takes effect April 1; AG Schimel marks event with opening of expanded crime lab. Fact Sheet. Felonies List.

5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNA collection at arrest begins Wednesday.

Economy/Business

4:41am
Stevens Point Journal. Small breweries cheer federal tax cut proposal.

Statewide

7:07am
USA Today. Analysis: 61,000 U.S. bridges 'structurally deficient.'

Local

4:41am
Beloit Daily News. 3-year extension of casino pact settled.
4:39am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Lambeau Field sales tax to end in 6 months.

Congress

4:55am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Tours Northcentral Technical College and Bull Falls Brewery.

4:57am
WJFW. Sen. Baldwin would hate to see Indiana religious freedom law in Wisconsin.

Politics

4:47am
National Journal. Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Rick Santorum, and Marin O'Malley are all getting sued over the same campaign-finance law.
4:46am
Chippewa Herald. Voters to decide how Wisconsin chief justice is chosen.
4:45am
New York Times. Scott Walker, allergic to dogs, may run against political history.
4:40am
Wausau Daily Herald. Editorial: Justice Bradley deserves re-election.
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Memo on miscounted vote highlights divisions on state high court.

Tuesday March 31, 2015

Governor

12:54pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker blames feds for blocking new jobs at stalled GTAC mine.
5:00am
WKOW. Gov. Walker doesn't expect bill like Indiana's religious freedom act to become law in Wisconsin.

Budget

3:59pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Constituents voice concern over state budget.
3:53pm
Sen. Hansen. Eliminate the proposed $127 million cut to public schools.
1:24pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Advocates for changes to state budget.
11:10am
Wisconsin Long-Term Care Coalition. Letter to Joint Finance Co-Chairs regarding ADRC.
9:55am
LFB. Property tax estimates under governor's budget bill.
9:45am
Sen. Lassa. DHS "dragging its feet" on Family Care letters.
9:25am
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation. All former DNR secretaries endorse current authority for the Natural Resources Board.

12:53pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Budget cuts threaten unique programs at UW-Stevens Point, administrators say.
12:49pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. UW-Oshkosh offers retirement incentive packages.
5:35am
Chippewa Herald. To balance budgets, governors seek higher education cuts.
5:20am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Oshkosh-area residents speak out against state budget.
5:19am
Racine Journal Times. As protesters raise the alarm, local legislators say public education cuts won't be so severe.
5:17am
Appleton Post Crescent. Fox Cities schools face dual credit dilemma.

Legislative

3:13pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Advocates & health experts unite to oppose "co-sleeping" legislation.
1:20pm
Rep. Zamarripa. South side representatives & bipartisan constituents criticize Walker's submissive shift on immigration.

3:52pm
WISC. Wildlife experts say bill could be lethal for deer.
12:56pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Grover Norquist urges criminal justice change to GOP lawmakers.
5:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State legislation sets standards for rideshare firms like Uber, Lyft.
5:02am
Sun Prairie Star. WRS bill gains bipartisan backing.
4:55am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. State lawmakers introduce online ridesharing regulations.

State Agencies

3:16pm
DATCP. Utility scam targets small businesses.
1:48pm
DNR. Weekly news.
11:12am
DOT. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

Economy/Business

4:00pm
WMC. Business World 2015 summer program applications available.
3:16pm
Xcel Energy. Files request to switch to more efficient LED street lighting.
2:08pm
Wisconsin Procurement Institute. For manufacturers: Becoming a supplier to the military and their prime contractors.

12:55pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin adds 7,500 construction jobs over past year, loses 1,300 jobs January to February.

Courts

12:14pm
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin. Frank v. Walker - Defendants' civil local rule 7(h) expedited non-dispositive motion to bifurcate class certification and suspend other briefing.
8:15am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Joel M. Hurley.

Education

3:52pm
UW-Stout. Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict display April 6-7.
1:57pm
UW-Madison. Shadid Ethics Award honors Chicago Tribune staff.
11:21am
UW-Madison. Model helps Wisconsin city planners prepare to weather large storms.
11:16am
UW-Stout. Rajiv and Swati Lall, owners of Vets Plus, endow microbiology lab.
9:56am
Marquette University. Wisconsin Senate leaders go "On the Issues" at Marquette Law.
9:43am
UW-Extension. Support UW student Big Idea finalists in lean startup contest.

Local

11:19am
American Land Rights, National Water and Conservation Alliance. St. Croix Watershed National Heritage Area, 10,000 square mile land grab.

5:20am
Green Bay Press Gazette. NEW Family Care dissolves after 5-year run.

Congress

1:22pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Seeking Congressional Art Competition submissions.
4:53am
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Johnson, Miller host Joint Field Hearing examining Tomah VAMC.

5:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Families give emotional testimony at hearing on Tomah VA. La Crosse Tribune.
4:54am
USA Today. VA official apologizes to Tomah families.

Politics

1:23pm
DPW. Discrimination: Scott Walker was (kinda) against it before he was (totally) for it.
12:03pm
Daley for State Supreme Court. Launches latest radio ad, "Respect."
12:02pm
Rae for Chair. Representative JoCasta Zamarripa endorses.
11:20am
St. Croix County Sup. Kilber. Endorses Judge Daley.
8:17am
Daley for State Supreme Court. Statement regarding Greater Wisconsin Committee's advertising buy supporting Justice Ann Walsh Bradley.

5:30am
Chippewa Herald. Business group bankrolling 'yes' vote in Supreme Court referendum.
5:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bradley outpaces Daley in fundraising for Supreme Court race.
4:57am
CNN. Republican 2016 hopefuls back Indiana's 'religious freedom' law.
4:55am
Bloomberg. The conservative group behind Scott Walker's political rise.

 

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