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Wheelercast #26 – Legislative Calendar, Blue Ribbon Task Force & Rep. Ballweg

Episode #26. Brian and Gwyn talk about the busy calendar in the legislature – bill signings, hearings and execs being...
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WHEELERweek – License Plates

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Friday December 15, 2017 - Updated 5:12pm

Governor

2:44pm
Gov. Walker. Discusses "If You See Something, Say Something" initiative and public safety with law enforcement officials.
11:36am
Gov. Walker. Celebrates re-grand opening of Walter E. Olsen Memorial Library.

Legislative

4:51pm
Rep. Ballweg. Recognized for work on mental health policy.
3:12pm
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. GOP wages war on Elections and Ethics watchdogs.
1:39pm
Rep. Steineke. New beginnings - Interagency Council on Homelessness takes reins.
12:17pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on call for Ethics & Elections administrators' resignations.
11:38am
Rep. Sargent. Statement on calls for Elections, Ethics Commissions resignations.
11:32am
American Federation for Children. Wisconsin introduces first-of-its-kind Gifted and Talented Education Savings Account.
11:30am
Sen. Darling. Bill helps gifted & talented students reach their full potential.
11:29am
One Wisconsin Now. GOP leaders threat: Anyone investigating us risks losing their jobs.
10:12am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Statement by Michael Haas.
9:09am
Speaker Vos. Statement on the future of NAFTA.
5:19am
Majority Leader Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Letter to Elections Commission Administrator Bell requesting resignation.
5:17am
Majority Leader Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Letter to Elections Commission Administrator Haas requesting resignation.

4:36pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers propose program to give money to 'gifted' children in low-income households.
1:38pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Personal finance education added to agenda at Wisconsin schools.
1:11pm
Cap Times. Fitzgerald: Wisconsin Senate will move to force Haas, Bell out if they don't resign.
9:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. After John Doe leak, GOP leaders Scott Fitzgerald and Robin Vos want commission heads to resign.
5:34am
WISC. State bill would override local wheel tax.
5:33am
WQOW. ECASD officials optimistic about new public school funding task force.
5:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Robin Vos, Scott Fitzgerald to state ethics, elections chiefs: Resign.
5:11am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Wisconsin 'dark store' cases threaten to hike your property taxes.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. State committee hears arguments for and against required referendums for local wheel taxes.
5:07am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville School Board asks state for transparency on vouchers.

State Agencies

4:32pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Atlanta shipwreck in Sheboygan County listed in National Register of Historic Places.
4:27pm
DMA. Gov. Walker approves buildout plan for first responder network, transforms communications for public safety.
4:22pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Placed the Fraternal Order of the Eagles on the State Register of Historic Places.
2:47pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Deadline approaching for spring election candidates.
1:31pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Dec. 18-24.
12:21pm
AG Schimel. West Salem man convicted of first-degree intentional homicide.
11:37am
AG Schimel. Continues to fight opioid epidemic through prevention, treatment, and enforcement.
10:48am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Placed the Luther Memorial Church on the State Register of Historic Places. 
10:47am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Placed the Vincent McCall Company building on the State Register of Historic Places.
5:20am
DSPS. Meetings, week of Dec. 18.

5:49am
Portage Daily Register. Conditions at Portage prison much improved, officials report.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Agency absorbs work of state's former watchdog of for-profit colleges, but without its former director.

Economy/Business

1:40pm
M-WERC. Hosts third annual Demo Day for WERCBench Labs graduates.
5:23am
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Evinrude achieves Wisconsin Green Masters Level status.

10:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As milk prices stall, Wisconsin dairy farmers disagree on how to turn market around.
5:03am
Fox 6. "Quite surprising:" Mount Pleasant residents get 1st look at Foxconn construction plans.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DOT officials planning new four-lane road in Mount Pleasant to meet traffic needs for Foxconn.
5:01am
WTMJ. Mt. Pleasant family could lose home in Foxconn battle.
4:56am
Bloomberg. How America's inequality is sending the Dow soaring.

Statewide

2:45pm
Hoffman Construction. Receives Minnesota DOT 2017 Outstanding Performance Award for TH 1 Eagles Nest project.

5:04am
Cap Times. Campaign to end childhood poverty in Wisconsin commits to outcomes, not specific policies.

Courts

1:51pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Schimel's hack job on the John Doe leak.
9:08am
Wisconsin Supreme Court.  OLR v. Michael D. Petersen.
9:07am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Ronald L. Brandt.

Education

12:21pm
UW-Stout. Game Expo attracts hundreds to experience students' designs.

Local

4:30pm
Milwaukee Treasurer Coggs. 2017 City of Milwaukee property tax bills.
2:41pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Eager to see fruits of health foods initiative.

Congress

2:42pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan group of senators urging congressional leadership to commit resources to opioid epidemic.
11:38am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins colleagues to call on EEOC to address rampant sexual harassment of tipped workers.

5:38am
CBS News. GOP senator obtains draft FBI statement on Clinton email investigation. 
5:33am
WEAU. Kind asking for extension in ACA open enrollment.
5:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Dems argue GOP put tax reform ahead of children's health coverage.
5:11am
Cap Times. Ron Johnson wants U.S. colleges to give students debt info, as WI law requires.
4:57am
Bloomberg. Mystery, suspense mount as final plan is due: Tax debate update. New York Times.

Federal Agencies

5:00am
WFRV. Wisconsin lawmakers react to Net Neutrality decision.
4:54am
Reuters. U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loom. Wisconsin Radio Network.

Politics

5:12pm
DPW. Response to latest GOP tax plan.
11:28am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Building Wisconsin workforce with minority business partnerships.
5:20am
Wachs for Governor. Gov. Walker flew to private campaign event in taxpayer-funded plane.

12:31pm
U.S. News & World Report. Republican Senate candidates sniping over NRA mailer.
5:13am
Cap Times. Paul Ryan dismisses retirement rumors, challengers use them to raise money.
5:08am
WBAY. Walker: House Speaker Ryan "not going anywhere."
5:05am
Racine Journal Times. Ryan dismisses report that he might step down in 2018.  Janesville Gazette. 

 

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