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Wednesday November 22, 2017 - Updated 3:03pm

Governor

1:32pm
Gov. Walker. Letter to Outagamie County Exec. Nelson regarding economic development in Northeast Wisconsin.

Legislative

3:01pm
Rep. Anderson. Wisconsin Assembly Democrats: Thanksgiving Message.
2:55pm
Rep. Brostoff. Announces his support for the Tiny House Initiative.
11:35am
Speaker Vos. Column: Federal Tax Reform is Good for Wisconsin.
10:11am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: The Zen of Deer Hunting.

State Agencies

12:40pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
8:46am
DFI. Net lending up 6.6% at state-chartered banks.

10:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In latest discovery, DNR find four bighead carp in the Wisconsin River near Prairie Du Sac.
4:56am
WISC. DATCP releases 'Gift Card Do's, Don'ts and Gotchas.'
4:47am
Milwaukee Biz Times. WEDC touts impact of entrepreneurship funding.
4:20am
Stevens Point Journal. National group downgrades mental health program at Lincoln Hills juvenile prison.

Economy/Business

11:32am
TDS Telecom. Signs agreement to purchase Merrimac Communications in Merrimac, WI.
10:21am
Gov. Walker. Kwik Trip expansion plans unveiled, 300 new jobs expected in La Crosse area over the next five years.

5:21am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Cropp: Continuous milk production keeping dairy prices low.
4:57am
Bloomberg. Uber paid hackers to delete stolen data on 57 million people.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Profits rise for Wisconsin banks as lending grows, troubled loans decrease.
4:23am
La Crosse Tribune. Kwik Trip to receive up to $21 million in tax credits, create 300 jobs.
4:22am
Chicago Tribune. After winning Foxconn, Southeast Wisconsin prepares for influx of jobs as residents fear loss of 'peace and quiet.'

Environment/Outdoors

4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin hunters take nearly 12 percent fewer deer on opening weekend.

Statewide

10:23am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Explore myths, realities of family wealth: Join us at Dec. 14 Innovation Network-Milwaukee.
5:21am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Wisconsin hospitals' statewide community impact totals $1.8 billion.

5:24am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Culver's VP to serve on National FFA Foundation Board.
4:46am
Wisconsin Dells Events. IN DEPTH: Fentanyl considered more dangerous than heroin.
4:27am
Fox 6. Study: Wisconsin has highest percentage of drinkers in U.S.; #3 for heaviest drinkers. Green Bay Press-Gazette.
4:21am
NBC 15. White House Christmas tree hails from Wisconsin farm.

Education

11:33am
UW-Platteville. To host Holiday Gala Dec. 8 and 9.
10:24am
UW-Extension. Sticking to your budget over the holidays.

4:25am
Cap Times. UW-Madison to centralize sex harassment reporting, records.
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin school report card shows significant swings in performance scores.
4:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison dean acknowledges school's failure to address sexual harassment.

Local

5:20am
City of Madison. Recognized for exceptional performance in national competition for energy savings.

4:56am
WISN. Parents, kids could face fines under Racine anti-bullying proposal.
4:55am
Fox 11. De Pere city council gives initial approval for wheel tax.
4:47am
Baraboo News Republic. Gravel grates on some Baraboo drivers.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee panel OKs 40-year deal to sell Lake Michigan water to Waukesha.
4:23am
WISC. Dane County supervisors pass $28 wheel tax.

Congress

1:30pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Joins VA Senior Advisor Jake Leinenkugel, Tomah VAMC Director Victoria Brahm, and Marv & Linda Simcakoski to highlight resources available to Wisconsin veterans. 

Federal Agencies

5:13am
The Hill. FCC will vote to overturn net neutrality rules in December.

Politics

3:03pm
Gundrum for 58th Assembly. "Gives Thanks" to supporters throughout the county.
9:57am
RPW. Democrats running for governor undermining companies trying to create jobs in Wisconsin.

8:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate race: Kevin Nicholson doubles down on Steven Bannon endorsement.
4:29am
Racine Journal Times. Race to fill Mason's Assembly seat down to two Democrats, could be decided in primary.

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Governor

4:09pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights historic K-12 investment and rural school initiatives at Elmwood School District.
1:31pm
Assembly Campaigns and Elections Committee Democrats. Letter to Gov. Walker encouraging support for Elections Commission positions.

Legislative

4:08pm
Sens. Nass, Craig, Stroebel. Senators respond to DPI superintendent on REINs Act.
4:01pm
Rep. Macco. Thanks Mayor Schmitt for service.
2:52pm
Rep. Kremer. Public hearing held on Sheboygan air monitor & state emissions rules reveiw bills.
2:13pm
Sen. Hansen. To introduce bill to provide more permanent funding for Veterans Trust Fund.
10:31am
Rep. Anderson. GOP air pollution package.
10:28am
Rep. Shankland. Introduces bipartisan clean water legislation. LRB-3991.
5:08am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Demand public hearings in the state Senate and Assembly on redistricting reform legislation now!

1:48pm
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin GOP tells committee to end air pollution rules.
5:51am
USA Today. Sexual harassment troubles mount in statehouses around the country.
4:51am
WAOW. State lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employees.
4:50am
WAOW. SPECIAL REPORT: Still behind the wheel.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State senators: No reason governor shouldn't allow Wisconsin farmers to grow hemp.
4:32am
Badger Herald. Lawmakers introduce bill to increase minimum wage for Wisconsin workers.

State Agencies

4:02pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:36pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin board grapples with saving text messages, social media posts as public records.
1:22pm
DOR. Video series: Wisconsin's economy today.
1:22pm
DMA. GridEx exercise helps build partnerships, capacity to respond to power grid threats.
11:06am
ETF. Offices closed on Thursday, November 23.
10:38am
DOJ. Wisconsin's drug disposal program national leader; Drug abuse prevention campaign wins awards.

1:41pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin board grapples with saving text messages, social media posts as public records.
4:41am
WEDC. Marketplace 2017 conference on minority business development set for December.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Elections Commission requesting 3 new positions after attempted Russian hacking. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Economy/Business

1:26pm
WBA. Statement on third quarter 2017 FDIC numbers.

4:38am
Racine Journal Times. Intergovernmental oversight panel for Foxconn endorsed.
4:32am
Beloit Daily News. Final report analyzes options for controversial oil pipeline.

Environment/Outdoors

5:07am
Wausau Daily Herald. 6-year-old girl bags her first buck during gun-deer season.
4:30am
WFRV. Six-year-old hunter kills buck with proud dad by his side in Wisconsin.

Statewide

1:23pm
WISPIRG. 32nd annual "Trouble in Toyland" survey finds dangerous toys on store shelves.
12:38pm
Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin. Expanding immunization access in Wisconsin.

5:06am
Beloit Daily News. Big tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay.
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. October home sales, prices rose in Wisconsin.

Education

4:07pm
MPS. Shows slight improvement on latest state report card.
4:06pm
UW-River Falls. St. Croix Economic Development Corporation donates $33,000 to St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center.
4:04pm
UW-River Falls. Annual Art Scholarship Sale begins Nov. 30.
1:30pm
UW-Madison. Video game improves balance in youth with autism.
1:29pm
UW-Stout. Professor's book goes inside the fight against Wis. sand mines.
12:14pm
UW-Madison. Mapping cropland: UW-Madison plays critical role in worldwide map.
11:16am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Racine Unified test scores.
10:44am
School Choice Wisconsin. Report cards released for Parental Choice Programs.
10:20am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. On K-12 school report cards.
4:28am
DPI. 2016-17 school and district report cards issued.

5:07am
Racine Journal Times. State gives Racine Unified a passing score.
4:36am
WEAU. UW students reach out to President Cross regarding campus merger.
4:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Score fluctuations mar latest Wisconsin school report card.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Most schools meet or exceed standards, but failures can be found in every education sector.

Local

12:11pm
MGE Shareholders for Clean Energy. Find MGE's goals inadequate.

4:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison police department doesn't receive federal grant money needed to add 15 officers.
4:31am
Fox 6. "Disturbed:" Chief Flynn says BBC's 'Murder in Milwaukee' documentary a misrepresentation of the city. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Milwaukee has most expensive hospitals in U.S. 
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Marathon County considering local mining ordinance to protect scenic area.

Congress

4:03pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. American manufacturers applaud for getting the job done to improve Buy American standards in national defense legislation.
12:43pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on net neutrality.
12:34pm
Voces de la Frontera. Ending protected status for Haitian refugees is latest cruel attack from Trump & GOP.
10:59am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Key sportsman groups endorse bipartisan bill to manage and prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease.
10:45am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Seeks answers from PNC Bank on closing of Appleton Coated, lost jobs.
5:09am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures funding for Wisconsin's Great Lakes.

5:50am
Bloomberg. House tax bill is littered with loopholes for Wall Street's wealthiest.
5:13am
Politico. Congress speeds toward shutdown over dreamers.
4:40am
Daily Reporter. Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas.
4:25am
Bloomberg. Ron Johnson is 'encouraged' on taxes but slams 'awful process.'
4:24am
ABC News. Republican tax plan would spur growth, add to deficit, new study shows.

Politics

2:12pm
Patriotic Millionaires. Launch campaign blasting GOP tax bill in Paul Ryan's home district.
1:33pm
One Wisconsin Now. Video of state Senate hopeful Shannon Zimmerman's university lecture raises red flags about attitude toward women and sexual assault.
1:24pm
PRW. ICYMI: Tony Evers' Department of Public Instruction sued for ignoring state law.
11:02am
McCabe for Governor. Principle over Party Campaign heads to Waukesha.
10:56am
DPW. Republican pick for Supreme Court Michael Screnock hides from voters less than 100 days from election.
10:54am
Edge Messaging. Talk radio rising star speaks candidly about political tribalism, Walker, Trump and more. 
10:21am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Court candidate hires former Koch Group executives as campaign advisors.

1:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP: Democrats could bring $3 billion jobs deal with Foxconn to a halt.
4:37am
La Crosse Tribune. Mitchell stresses leadership change in La Crosse campaign stop.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Now-legislator Shannon Zimmerman joked in video that women don't say what they mean.
4:16am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Firefighter precepts guide Dem's campaign for governor.

 

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