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Monday August 21, 2017 - Updated 4:40pm

Governor

2:58pm
Gov. Walker. Releases statement on public hearing relating to drug screening FSET participants.
11:27am
Gov. Walker. Statewide online tool assists Wisconsin companies seeking to do business with Foxconn.
5:20am
Gov. Walker. Announces disaster assistance for homeowners and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin.

4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Small Business Administration will provide disaster assistance to Wisconsin flood victims.
4:50am
WSAW. Gov. Walker stop in Portage Co. during tour to promote better internet service.

Budget

9:23am
Racine Journal Times. State budget amendment could affect UGHS referendum.
5:41am
WKOW. Walker says Legislature is close on a transportation deal.
5:00am
U.S. News & World Report. Legislature's budget committee resuming voting next week. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

4:10pm
Natural Resources Development Association. Endorses proposal to bring new generation of mining jobs to Wisconsin.
2:12pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: August 21, 2017.
2:12pm
Reps. Zepnick, Mason. And other Democratic legislators push AT&T to reconsider bargaining stance. Letter.
2:09pm
Rep. Taylor. Governor Walker's Foxconn scheme doesn't add up.
2:08pm
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Friday.
11:46am
LFB. August 2017 Special Session AB 1: Foxconn/Fiserv legislation - as passed by the Assembly.
11:24am
Sens. Erpenbach, Taylor. Letter to WEDC Sec. Hogan regarding Foxconn at JFC hearing.
11:21am
Sen. Carpenter. The Senate must be the grownups in the room...again.
8:42am
WMC. Applauds legislation to repeal mining moratorium.
8:33am
DNR. Kohler-Andrae State Park Master Plan amendment open house moved to UW Sheboygan.
5:25am
Rep. Kremer. State Assembly approves Foxconn, votes to bring historic investment & jobs to Wisconsin.
5:24am
Sierra Club. Condemns Senator Tiffany's latest mining give-away.

8:38am
Reuters. Taiwan's Foxconn to build three ancillary facilities as part of Wisconsin LCD campus.
8:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn deal raises wide array of environmental questions.
5:19am
Milwaukee Biz Times. The hype and hope of Wisconn Valley.
5:08am
Beloit Daily News. Democrat 'incredibly frustrated' with leader over Foxconn.
5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bowen: Foxconn offers a bad deal for Wisconsin.
5:02am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Public hearing on Foxconn set for Tuesday in Sturtevant.
4:56am
Northwoods River News. Tiffany co-sponsors legislation to eliminate moratorium on metallic mining.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Broader relaxation of environmental rules seen coming from Foxconn.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Senate should push for better Foxconn deal.
4:47am
NBC 15. University proposes new facility to provide skilled workers for Foxconn.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Big deals don't always work: Massive electronics plant just over Illinois border stands vacant.

State Agencies

4:40pm
AG Schimel. Appointing methamphetamine prosecutor in response to drastic increase in Wisconsin drug cases.
4:09pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. King resigns.
2:40pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball at $650 million for Wednesday.
11:39am
DHS. First human cases of West Nile Virus for 2017 reported in Wisconsin.

4:57am
WKOW. DOT warns about safety on roads during eclipse.

Economy/Business

4:14pm
WMC. Nominations open for third annual Wisconsin Job Honor Awards.
9:16am
WRA. July 2017 home sales report.

2:57pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Home prices up nearly 6 percent across the state.

Environment/Outdoors

9:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Asian carp found near Lake Michigan got past barriers.

Statewide

2:51pm
Wisconsin Procurement Institute. Oshkosh mayor to join Board of Directors.
2:25pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Despite increases, property values continue to lag in 29 counties.
2:10pm
Arts Wisconsin. Small community forum coming up in Wabeno.

5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Math experts join brainpower to help address gerrymandering.
5:01am
Winona Daily News. Minnesota moves to income tax credits, shelves reciprocity plans.

Courts

11:51am
AG Schimel. Files response to labor unions in Right-to-Work case.

4:15pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Macy's sues Grand Chute over tax assessment for Fox River Mall property.

Education

5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Chancellor has to move as part of UW Oshkosh Foundation bankruptcy.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Platteville flushing water pipes at Pioneer Stadium after high lead levels found.
4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Experts: UW-Madison sexual harassment policies could make it harder to track repeat offenders.

Local

4:07pm
River Alliance of Wisconsin. (Updated) $12 million fish passage project completed on Menominee River a unique collaboration between many partners.
11:34am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement and historical perspective of Confederate monuments at Forest Hill Cemetery.
11:23am
Milwaukee County Sup. Sartori. National Association of Couties appoints to leadership positions.
8:35am
Great Lakes Maritime Task Force. Senator Tammy Baldwin named 2017 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year.
5:22am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 5 arrests.

Congress

4:08pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Speaker Paul Ryan hides from constitutents' support of Planned Parenthood.
8:34am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on rapid DNA legislation being signed into law.
5:23am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. After Charlottesville attack, Baldwin and twenty-three senators press DHS on Trump administration's de-emphasis of domestic terrorism efforts.

2:28pm
U.S. News & World Report. Ryan to face voters following Trump nationwide address.
11:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ryan to appear at town hall in Racine amid rallies.
5:43am
WFRV. Congressman Gallagher talks immigration at Hispanic church.
5:03am
Eagle Herald Extra. Baldwin weighs in on mine.

Politics

11:50am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Three questions Speaker Paul Ryan must answer tonight
11:30am
Wisconsin Alliance for Reform. Tammy Baldwin: A total eclipse of common sense.
9:01am
RPW. Launches digital ad campaign against Madison bureaucrat Tony Evers.
8:41am
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Judg JoAnne Kloppenburg endorses.
5:25am
DPW. ICYMI: Billionaire Vukmir backer dines with Trump.

8:45am
Chippewa Herald. Milwaukee judge wants politics out of state Supreme Court race.
5:04am
Cap Times. Former state Rep. Kelda Helen Roys 'seriously' considering run for Wisconsin governor.
4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrat Russ Feingold accuses Republicans of de facto endorsement of white supremacy.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Schools superintendent Tony Evers to make run for Wisconsin governor official Wednesday.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Sheboygan businessman, Cross Plains salon owner, former lawmaker say they may seek Democratic governor nod.
4:47am
Fox 6. Poll: 64% of Wisconsin voters 'embarrassed' by President Trump's conduct.

 

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