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Tuesday April 25, 2017 - Updated 4:47pm
- Sen. Fitzgerald. Applauds WHEDA efforts to combat dairy crisis.
- Gov. Walker. Announces changes to guarantee loan program for Wisconsin dairy farmers and milk processors.
- Gov. Walker. Readout of Governor Walker's calls with President Trump.
- Gov. Walker. 21 Wisconsin school districts awarded Fab Lab grants.
- Beloit Daily News. Trump, Walker discuss Wisconsin dairy dispute.
- Transportation Development Association. Economic Forum: Will Wisconsin follow Indiana's lead, or be left behind?
- DRIVE Coalition. Recommends "commen sense reforms" for Wisconsin's roads & bridges. Guiding Principles.
- Cap Times. Scott Walker: No funding boost for schools that don't follow Act 10 health costs requirement.
- Cap Times. Scott Walker: 'More than enough revenue' to fund transportation without gas tax, fee hikes.
- Rep. Ballweg. Career and Technical Education Incentive Grant Bill receives public hearing.
- Rep. Swearingen. Touts Fab Lab Day in 34th Assembly District.
- Beloit Area Community Health Center. Presents Friend of Communithy Health Centers Award to Rep. Loudenbeck.
- Xcel Energy. Xcel Energy sells natural area to state.
- Rep. Petryk. Xcel Tyrone property purchase now a reality.
- U.S. Rep. Pocan. Repealing Wisconsin's prevailing wage laws will take money out of people's pockets.
- WMC. Releases Two-Minute Drill episode opposing "Dark Store" legislation.
- Wisconsin State Journal. GOP bill would extend deadlines for fixing excessive pollution.
- Daily Cardinal. As advocates fight permitless firearm bill, Walker signs separate concealed carry legislation.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Budget committee scraps internet privacy plan.
- La Crosse Tribune. Prevailing wage repeal: Hurting blue-collar wages or saving tax dollars?
- Beloit Daily New. Committee approves bills to fight homelessness in Wisconsin.
- Wisconsin State Journal. This time lawmakers tell DNR they'll buy recreation land, but only if price comes down.
- Daily Reporter. Tradesmen, vets weigh in on elimination of prevailing-wage laws.
- Sheboygan Press. Lawmakers look to help homeless, boost broadband.
- Fox 11. Woodchuck hunting bill proposal.
- Fox 6. Critics blast Wisconsin lawmakers for raising their own per diems while considering end to prevailing wage requirements.
- Wisconsin Medical Society. State Attorney General Brad Schimel awarded Presidential Citation.
- DHS. Honors health care providers with first ever "Big Shot Awards."
- DATCP. Yard sales: Dangerous items are no bargain at any price.
- Wisconsin Historical Society. Old World Wisconsin to open weekends in may to start the 2017 season.
- Wisconsin Historical Society. Black Point Estate & Gardens to open May 6 for the 2017 season.
- DATCP. Gypsy moth aerial spraying to begin in May.
- OCI. It's Money Smart Week Wisconsin.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DOJ: James O'Keefe's Project Veritas tape did not show election law violations.
- Wisconsin Farmers Union. Family Dairies USA implements temporary base program: WFU responds.
- WXOW. La Crescent dairy farm faces uncertain future.
- WKOW. Deadline for Wisconsin farmers looming, may be forced to dump milk.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's first-quarter home sales highest in at least 12 years.
- Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin home sales rise in face of low inventory.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Insurance providers worry about future of ACA cost-sharing payments.
- DPW. Statement on 5th anniversary of $1 trillion student loan debt.
- Wisconsin Medical Society. Susan Turney, MD, awarded highest honor.
- Wisconsin Women in Government. Announces 2017 Legacy and Rising Star Award recipients.
- Marshfield Clinic. Now in-network with Cigna throughout Wisconsin.
- Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association. Denise Thomas appointed as new chairman.
- Wisconsin Supreme Court. Seeks volunteers to serve on committees and boards.
- Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Files amicus with U.S. Supreme Court in Wisconsin legislative redistricting case.
- AP. Dozen states, RNC file in Wisconsin redistricting case.
- U.S. News & World Report. GOP Legislature calls redistricting ruling dangerous.
- Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor area students and educators on April 30.
- Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor area students and educators on April 29.
- Marquette University. Sheldon and Marianne Lubar give $5.5 million gift to fund Marquette Law School public policy initiative.
- UW-Madison. Oberhauser named director of Arboretum.
- Cap Times. Students seek transparency, influence in UW investments, business dealings.
- Daily Cardinal. Top-recruited professor rejects UW offer due to state's political climate, policies.
- WKOW. Digging deeper into Wisconsin's teacher shortage: The test holding some back.
- Lodge Kohler. Steps from Lambeau Field, a new hotel experience for fans visiting Green Bay on Game Day and during Training Camp.
- Milwaukee Ald. Perez. Remembering Frank Gonzalez.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee sheriff hails DOJ funding threat.
- U.S. Rep. Grothman. Announces town hall meeting in Neenah.
- WISPIRG. WI members of Congress move to dismantle Dodd-Frank, predatory lending protections.
- U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls on USDA Secretary Perdue and Trump administration to create a plan for helping Wisconsin dairy farmers.
- U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Launches new official website.
- Superior Telegram. County fights federal cuts.
- The Hill. Trump to impose tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber.
- Wisconsin Ag Connection. Johnson, Baldwin vote to confirm Perdue as USDA secretary.
- WAOW. Baldwin encourages Perdue to visit Wisconsin dairy farmers.
- WQOW. Trump threatens tariff on Canadian lumber.
- DPW. Shot/Chaser: President Trump agrees with Sen. Baldwin on another major policy issue.