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Wednesday July 23, 2014 - Updated 4:36pm

Governor

11:17am
Gov. Walker. Requests FEMA disaster declaration.
5:28am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Renews call for Governor Walker to create a state-run health care exchange.

11:35am
Chippewa Herald. Walker tours Hixwood Metal in Stanley.
6:15am
Bloomberg. Immigrant children find U.S. support as some oppose help.
5:03am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Ending Common Core could cause uproar.

Legislative

3:51pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on Walker administration decision to limit access to birth control.
12:25pm
Rep. Taylor. Governor Walker blocks Wisconsin's birth control insurance requirement.
11:49am
Rep. Bies. Special study committee to review problem-solving courts meets in Madison.
6:03am
United Wisconsin. 2013-14 Legislative Scorecard documents Republican-led attacks on democracy in Wisconsin. Scorecard.

State Agencies

4:26pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch announces $3.6 million grant to train over 850 workers at Fox Valley Technical College.
4:25pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker on denying women equal access to contraception: If at first you don't succeed try, try again.
3:34pm
DOJ. Former Lake Geneva Utility Commission employee charged with theft appears in court.
3:18pm
DOR. Milwaukee woman pleads guilty to tax and benefits fraud.
2:01pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. announces $1.7 million grant to train over 165 workers at Waukesha Count Technical College.
1:51pm
DOT. DMV expands hours of operation for haulers of oversize/overweight loads effective August 1.
12:26pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
12:04pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Walker administration unilaterally ends enforcement of Wisconsin's birth control law in latest effort to restrict women's access to essential health care.
11:23am
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch announces $1.9 million grant to train over 750 workers at Gateway Technical College.
11:18am
DOR. Nicole Anspach named DOR Interim Communications Director.
5:29am
Freedom From Religion Foundation. Blasts phony excuse by state agency to deny contraceptive coverage.

5:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR introduces new interactive tool for tracking frac sand industry.
5:16am
La Crosse Tribune. Western welding program to benefit from state grant.
5:08am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Make sure property sales are in state's best interest.

Economy/Business

11:24am
Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Announces 2014 second quarter earnings news release and conference call.

11:21am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Sealed Air relocating 300 employees from Sturtevant to new HQ.
5:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'Brain drain' continues as more young graduates leave Wisconsin.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. New program to help seed up to 100 Wisconsin companies.

Statewide

3:42pm
Dairy Cares. Raises $126,000 for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
3:24pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Study finds SE Wisconsin health systems successful in moderating health care costs.

5:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Investigative report raises questions about solitary confinement in Wisconsin.
5:07am
Stevens Point Journal. Local blight report highlights need for potato research.
5:04am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas.

Courts

12:02pm
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Wolf et al., v. Walker et al. - Defendants-appellants' brief and short appendix.
8:34am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Andres Romero-Georgana.
7:45am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Jessica A. Nellessen.
7:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Cortez Lorenzo Toliver.
7:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Data Key Partners v. Permira Advisors, LLC.

2:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State formally appeals gay marriage ruling.
11:35am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Appeals court asks unnamed parties for information.
6:30am
Reuters. Latest Obamacare legal knot won't be easy to untangle.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gay marriage just the latest big issue before Judge Crabb.

Education

11:50am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold grads earn spots among top U.S. young jazz composers.
9:49am
UW-Madison. Grant generates increased access, network training to Dairyland Initiative.
9:48am
UW-Madison. Town meets gown to explore Wisconsin's Trempealeau mounds.

Local

3:53pm
Clean Lakes Alliance. Your day to play.
5:30am
Milwaukee Alds. Hamilton, Kovac, Coggs. Council approves minimum hourly wage ordinance.

5:15am
Chippewa Herald. County to take a look at wheel tax.
5:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee aldermen OK limits on sex offender placements.
5:14am
Capital Times. Black Earth Meats closes, files $5.3 million suit against village.

Congress

4:34pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on passage of Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act.
10:18am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports Bring Jobs Home Act to invest in American economic growth.
5:26am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Strengthening Wisconsin's economic security.

7:17am
The Hill. Senate Dems to take up House's highway bill.
6:40am
Washington Post. Paul Ryan to unveil anti-poverty plan.

Federal Agencies

12:35pm
Reuters. U.S. proposes new rules for moving crude oil by rail.
6:26am
LA Times. White House working on new birth control insurance rule.

Politics

4:36pm
DPW. As career politician Scott Walker attacks successful businesses, 300 more jobs leave Wisconsin.
4:33pm
Richards for Attorney General. Denounces Walker administration's misapplication of Hobby Lobby decision.
2:56pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Pro-family PAC issues another round of primary election endorsements.
2:51pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Pro-family organization ups involvement in state Senate primary race.
2:43pm
Stroebel for Congress. Releases new radio ad, "Job Creator."
2:39pm
Racine Tea Party PAC. Wanggaard is strong in 21st Senate District grassroots poll.
2:36pm
One Wisconsin Now. Student loan debt reform boosts Burke to commanding lead among younger voters.
1:20pm
Burke for Governor. Statement on latest Marquette Law School poll.
1:19pm
Marquette Law School. New poll finds Walker, Burke tied in Wisconsin governor's race.
1:08pm
Bewley for State Senate. Clean Wisconsin Action Fund endorses.
11:20am
Grothman for Congress. Launches TV and radio ads.
11:19am
Dimitrijevic for State Assembly. State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa endorses.
9:15am
RPW. Launches new billboard on Mary Burke's clear record of outsourcing.
9:05am
Burke for Governor. Walker attack on Trek backfires.
8:47am
DPW. Scott Walker takes in at least $68,000 from 11 corporations that outsourced jobs, administration continues to defend companies that outsource.
8:32am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. Discovers DPI employee goes to Disney World with family.
5:25am
Grothman for Congress. Joe Leibham to fundraise with Democrats, DC insiders today.

2:34pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Scott Walker in dead heat with Mary Burke in new poll.
12:30pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marquette poll: Walker with narrow lead over Burke.
11:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gary George hasn't filed federal campaign report.
6:17am
Appleton Post Crescent. Democratic AG candidates tout experience at forum. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:06am
Racine Journal Times. Wanggaard holds fundraising edge in state Senate primary.
5:05am
Sheboygan Press. Local Assembly candidates to face off in Thursday debate.
5:02am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Editorial: 'Trek' ad could have lasting impact.

Tuesday July 22, 2014

Governor

12:16pm
Gov. Walker. Joins nation's governors in calling on President Obama to address unaccompanied minors journeying across the United States border. Letter to President Obama.

12:11pm
La Crosse Tribune. Walker touts tourism, promotes plan for $3.5M rest stop overhaul.
5:02am
Wausau Daily Herald. Editorial: Gov. Walker wrong on Common Core 'repeal'.

Legislative

4:19pm
Rep. Stroebel. Comments on U.S. Court of Appeals decision against Obamacare subsidies.
4:10pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Paying more for BadgerCare - and getting less.
2:33pm
Rep. Hintz. Named 2014 Conservation Champion.
2:01pm
Rep. Hintz. Receives 2014 Building Wisconsin award.
1:37pm
Sen. Hansen. Lt. Governor's visit underscores Walker's failures on jobs and higher education.
11:17am
Associated Builders and Contractors. Recognizes legislators with 2014 "Building Wisconsin" award.
10:13am
Sen. Harris. Attends first meeting of adoption committee.

State Agencies

4:20pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Prospects improve for the future of Wisconsin's renewable energy rebates.
4:08pm
DOJ. Former Lake Geneva Street Department employees charged with theft and misconduct appear in court.
2:02pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. Announces $1.9 million grant to train over 300 workers at Nicolet Area Technical College.
1:34pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:39pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch announces $1.5 million grant to train almost 200 workers at Western Technical College.
10:45am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Call on DNR to deny frac sand greenwashing; urges DNR to reject Smart Sand Green Tier application.
10:41am
One Wisconsin Now. Kleefisch tech college tour ignores Walker failures on student loan debt.
10:36am
DWD. Lt. Governor Kleefisch: Wisconsin Fast Forward helps Madison College address skills gap with customized, demand-driven training programs.
10:34am
DNR. (Updated) Hearings and meetings, July 20-26.
9:45am
RPW. Files complaint against Trek Bicycle for using corporate dollars in defense of Burke campaign.
5:29am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Reports voyageur canoe trips popular again in 2014.
5:26am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Approves variances.
5:18am
DOT. The spolight shines on Wisconsin's aviation industry next week.

12:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin GOP files complaint over Trek ad.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Board rejects proposal to let election observers use cameras.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin makes exception for enforcement of contraceptive mandate.

Economy/Business

10:27am
CSPnet. U.S. Oil's loyal following.

Statewide

4:47pm
Health Watch Wisconsin. ACA subsidy debate: New WatchDog episode.
3:42pm
Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Statewide Concrete Design Award call for entries.
11:27am
Community Advocates Public Policy Institute. Launches 'Just Like You' campaign asking parents not to smoke marijuana in front of their kids.
9:17am
American Lung Association. Report says Affordable Care Act offers Wisconsin opportunities to save lives, money by helping smokers quit.
9:00am
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. 25th edition of KIDS COUNT Data Book shows how well-being of Wisconsin children has changed.
7:19am
Arts Wisconsin. Welcomes two new board members.

5:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Research finds no improvement in mercury levels in nothern Wisconsin lakes.
5:15am
La Crosse Tribune. State milk production in June shows slight increase.

Courts

12:40pm
Stroebel for Congress. Praises U.S. Court of Appeals Halbig v. Burwell ruling.
11:16am
Leibham for Congress. Federal court rules against ObamaCare subsidies.
10:41am
Grothman for Congress. Statement on court of appeals ruling on Obamacare.
8:45am
District III Court of Appeals. Ask Park, LLC. v. Alexander & Bishop, Ltd.
8:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Hailey Marie-Joe Force v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company.
7:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Muhammad Sarfraz.
7:56am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Scott Partenfelder v. Steve Rohde.
7:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Asma Masri v. LIRC.
7:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Russell Adams v. Northland Equipment Company, Inc.

2:58pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Obama administration says health subsidies will continue after rulings.
12:42pm
Bloomberg. U.S. courts split on Obamacare aid for U.S. exchanges.
12:11pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Court: Whistleblower law doesn't protect interns.
9:32am
CNBC. Fed appeals court panel says most Obamacare subsidies illegal.
5:13am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Train case could affect Wisconsin rail traffic.
5:04am
Stevens Point Journal. Federal judge dismisses Johnson's Obamacare lawsuit.

Education

10:43am
UW-Madison. Chancellor Blank joins Council on Competitiveness.
10:42am
UW-Madison. Eight honored by UW-Madison as Outstanding Women of Color.

Local

5:47am
WJFW. "Our people are hurting": Challenges on Menominee Reservation explain tribe's push for Kenosha casino.
5:21am
Hearts for Healing. Little girl attacked in Slender Man case receives anonymous military Purple Heart.

Congress

4:44pm
U.S. Rep. Petri. Attends bill signing ceremony at White House.
2:51pm
Grothman for Congress. Duey Stroebel attacks ads miss the mark.
1:35pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Sends follow-up letter to HHS secretary on the surge of UACs and its impact on Wisconsin.

Politics

4:11pm
Melchert for State Treasurer. Endorsed by three Waukesha County Supervisors.
1:06pm
Wanggaard for State Senate. Strong fundraising advantage for Wanggaard heading into August 12th primary.
12:10pm
Walker for Governor. Releases new TV ad: "Not So Much."
12:06pm
Steitz for Senate. Steitz vs Wanggaard: Grassroots v. Establishment.
12:01pm
Wisconsin Jobs Now. Endorses Dimitrijevic for State Assembly District 19.
11:24am
Wisconsin Jobs Now. Endorses David Bowen for State Assembly District 10.
10:39am
Stroebel for Congress. Endorsed by Cedarburg School Board members.
10:38am
Leibham for Congress. Stroebel distorts Governor Walker's historic turnaround.
9:01am
DPW. Will the Walker Administration continue to defend companies who use Wisconsin tax dollars to ship jobs overseas?
5:28am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker's cross country cash grab rolls on.

2:53pm
Chippewa Herald. Scott Walker's campaign-funded legal fees top $1 million since 2012.
12:12pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker raised more out-of-state funds than Burke.
5:39am
WEAU. Kleefisch leads Democrats in fundraising.
5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker, Mary Burke clash over Trek Bicycle jobs, taxes.
5:03am
Marshfield News Herald. Candidate for state's top cop says heroin No. 1 issue.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker spent $320,000 from campaign on Doe defense attorneys.

 

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