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Friday August 28, 2015 - Updated 4:21pm

Legislative

3:20pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Announces Senate committee changes.
1:20pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Racine Teachers Unions press conference.
1:14pm
Rep. Steffen. Bill to eliminate healthcare golden parachute for legislators moves forward.
5:12am
Rep. Steffen. Bill to return millions of dollars to Brown County taxpayers moves forward.
5:08am
Sen. Kapenga. To serve as Chair of Senate Committee on Public Benefit & Regulatory Reform.

2:02pm
WISN. Wisconsin bill could ban minors from using tanning beds.
2:00pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Scott Walker's many trips need more transparency.
1:22pm
Racine Journal Times. Unions: Proposed bill 'slap in the face' to educators.
5:46am
NBC 26. Some Wisconsin lawmakers hope to reinstate 48 hour handgun bill.
5:02am
Chippewa Herald. AARP backs bill aimed at caregivers.

State Agencies

1:16pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet at Wyalusing State Park.
12:35pm
DNR. Hearings and Meetings, Aug. 31-Sept. 6.
11:26am

ACLU of Wisconsin. Racial justice supporters tell DNR: "We oppose water diversion to Waukesha."

9:06am
DWD. Meeting and hearings, Aug. 31-Sept. 4.
5:14am
DSPS. Meetings, week of Aug. 31.
5:13am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
5:09am
WHEDA. Foundation awards $500,000 in 2015 housing grants.

5:00am
Wall Street Journal. Editorial: We 'the Sheeple.' Wisconsin Reporter.
4:55am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. State waivers expected to resolve dispute involving Amish.
4:55am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Insurance regulator touts Gov. Walker's efforts to boost Obamacare enrollment.

Economy/Business

1:50pm
AG Schimel. NLRB deicsion hinders Wisconsin efforts to attract, create businesses.

6:07am
Washington Post. In landmark case, labor board will let more workers bargain with their employer's employer.
5:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin shows signs of national economic recovery.

Statewide

11:30am
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Welcomes new program director, McKenzie Hicks.
5:11am
Sierra Club. Announces Autumn Assembly.

12:45pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. CDC: 3 times more Wisconsin children got vaccine exemptions than national average.
5:27am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Marijuana decriminalization spreads across WI.

Courts

4:18pm
AG Schimel. Federal court halts Waters of the United States rule.
9:08am
Highland Wind Farm. St. Croix judge kicks Highland Wind Farm decision back to Wisconsin Public Service Committsiono for additional hearings.

10:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Appeals court sides with Obama administration in dispute over bulk collection of phone records.
5:18am
Janesville Gazette. Things to know: New federal rules protecting streams take effect in some states, not others.
5:17am
The Hill. Federal judge blocks Obama's water rule.

Education

2:19pm
UW-Superior. Freshman & international student enrollment up dramatically.
11:32am
UW-Madison. UW and Madison Fire co-hosting Campus Fire Safety Month.
11:31am
UW-Madison. Convocation offers formal welcome for new students.

5:03am
Chippewa Herald. American Family doubles spending on UW-Madison.

Local

4:21pm
Waukesha Mayor Reilly. Waukesha proposal will not harm the Great Lakes.
1:12pm
Town of Windsor. Takes first step towards incorporation.
1:10pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. City of Milwaukee and Nationstar Mortgage announce five-part plan to assist Milwaukee homeowners.
12:14pm
Compact Implementation Coalition. Legal and technical experts tell DNR Waukesha's application does not comply with Great Lakes Compact.
11:45am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Chief Flynn's gun violence comments disappointing.
11:34am
Milwaukee Ald. Davis. Mayor fails to acknowledge violence crisis.
10:01am
#AllBlackLivesMatterMadison. Protesting Planned Parenthood's racism, past and present, at the Farmers Market on Sat. Aug 29th from 8am-1pm.

12:44pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Common Ground denies 'quid pro quo' between $40M Nationstar deal and change in stance on arena.
11:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Chief Flynn says police need more help from federal prosecutors.
5:25am
Racine Journal Times. Power plant coal pile to double in size.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. City Council will decide if unprecedented investment for Judge Doyle Square is worth it.
5:05am
Beloit Daily News. Leaders poised to back Alliant.

Congress

5:35am
WJFW. Rep. Sean Duffy speaks about Virginia shooting, thinks something should be done about mental health services.

Politics

1:18pm
DPW. Senator Johnson silent on veterans' request to return donation.
9:52am
WisconsinEye. 99th Assembly candidates on possible merger of Tech/UW Colleges.

1:17pm
AP. The latest: Clinton: Democratic party needs ground-up remake.
12:50pm
The Hill. Walker: World worse after Clinton, Obama. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
9:11am
Appleton Post Crescent. Steelworkers endorse Feingold.
5:45am
WQOW. Eau Claire reacts to Walker's proposal to eliminate the Affordable Care Act.
5:42am
WISC. Dairy farmers concerned about immigration discussion.
5:41am
WKOW. Walker releases details on foreign policy speech today: 'America Will Not Be Intimidated.'
5:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker's weaknesses, challenges show as GOP race heats up.
5:04am
Janesville Gazette. Walker says US 'cannot afford to lose the fight against radical Islamic terrorists.'

Thursday August 27, 2015

Governor

10:39am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.

Legislative

11:31am
Rep. Pope. Column: Parent or employee?
10:52am
Sens. Hansen, Bewley. Call for public hearing on secret plan to merge UW campuses and tech colleges. Letter to Sen. Harsdorf.
10:42am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Health still a top political issue.
10:40am
Sen. Hansen. Weekly Democratic radio address.

10:53am
Racine Journal Times. Amid Unified struggle, legislator proposes new option to fill board vacancies.
6:00am
WISN. Lawmaker wants to change state's Unfair Sales Act.

State Agencies

11:48am
DOT. Packer travel advisory.
11:17am
DWD Sec. Newson. Recognizes Milwaukee Area Youth for participation in Governor Walker's summer youth program.
11:04am
DPI. Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards.
11:04am
One Wisconsin Now. Rearranging the deck chairs won't save Gov. Walker's WEDC.
10:49am
WEDC. Partners with Doyenne Group to support women entrepreneurs.
7:52am
National Council for Amish Religious Freedom. Religious waiver form distributed to Wisconsin counties.

5:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Broadband expansion program grows as standards for internet shift.
5:39am
Chippewa Herald. Corporate tax revenue bump helps state tax collections beat projection.
5:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Paul Soglin: New Hill Farms building could spur Downtown redevelopment.

Economy/Business

7:56am
Bureau of Economic Analysis. GDP: Second quarter 2015.

5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Pending EPA rules to reduce ozone bring outcry from business groups.
5:05am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Leaders laud Oshkosh Corp. Army contract.
5:04am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Oshkosh Army deal will boost state economy.

Statewide

2:12pm
Wisconsin Women's Network. Announces 2015-16 Wisconsin Women's Policy Institute fellows.
12:54pm
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Highlights importance of vision exams.
11:06am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Marquette President Lovell to highlight regional innovation at Sept. 10 WIN-Milwaukee.
10:28am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. $1,000 per hour lobbyists roam Wisconsin Capitol.

5:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gas prices could be less than $2 per gallon by December.
5:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Reducing prison populations requires unpopular choices, researchers say.

Education

3:28pm
American Family Insurance. And UW-Madison expand partnership to support academics, research, athletics and charitable efforts.
2:06pm
UW-Madison. An ounce of prevention: Research advances on 'scourge' of transplant wards.
11:56am
UW-Madison. Wisconsin School of Business helps Capital Brewery tap into craft beer markets.
11:18am
UW-Madison. UW organic vegetable field day features veggie tasting event.
9:12am
UW System President Cross. Statement on Wisconsin Technology Council principles to guide future of higher education.

5:27am
Cap Times. Wisconsin public schools lost 2,900 teachers over nine-year period.
5:05am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsin ACT scores remain steady.

Local

5:16am
Wausau Daily Herald. Property tax hike all but certain for Wausau.

Congress

12:52pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Recognizes Hurricane Katrina anniversary.

5:12am
Racine Journal Times. Demonstrators in front of Ryan's Racine office denounce his stance on Iran deal.

Federal Agencies

1:25pm
Janesville Gazette. Tomah VA Medical Center temporarily stopping psychiatric services at hospital, nursing home.

Politics

1:30pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Whose side is Sheila Harsdorf on?
12:54pm
Duchow for Assembly. Locks in key support in race to fill 99th AD.
12:51pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Endorses Owens, Duchow, Westlake for special election in 99th Assembly district.
12:07pm
Feingold for U.S. Senate. Ron Johnson doesn't support a federal minimum wage.
9:13am
WisconsinEye. 99th Assembly District candidates on transportation funding options.

1:29pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker says he didn't chastise Chinese president in 2013 meeting.
1:22pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker: Clinton is wrong on gun control after TV shooting.
10:41am
DPW. Senator Ron Johnson opposes a federal minimum wage.
5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democratic Party spokeswoman joins Chris Abele's staff.
4:56am
Cap Times. Scott Walker to deliver foreign policy address in South Carolina.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker pushes term limits but broke pledge as county executive.
4:55am
Des Moines Register. In Iowa, Walker defends position on China.

 

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