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Tuesday September 30, 2014 - Updated 3:51pm

Governor

11:38am
U.S. Reps. Pocan, Moore. Seek detailed explanation for governor's drug-testing proposal. Letter.

Legislative

3:51pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Recent law changes skew election, hamper Democracy.
10:10am
Wisconsin Towns Association. 2014 Friend of Wisconsin Towns named.

State Agencies

3:49pm
GAB. Requests $460,800 for voter photo ID public education campaign.
3:45pm
AG Van Hollen. Announces Bayfield man pleads guilty to two counts of homicide.
3:44pm
AG Van Hollen. Announces changes filed against Kristopher Torgerson in the murder of Stephanie Low.
2:45pm
DOA. Home Energy Assistance Program starts October 1.
2:15pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:43pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Files open records request for health insurance rates. Letter to OCI.
1:10pm
DPI. Eight public schools from Wisconsin win national Blue Ribbon honors.
11:41am
DOT. Packer travel advisory.
10:08am
DPI. Four educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards.

5:07am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. DNR says hunters need to upgrade sunrise app.

Economy/Business

5:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Most frac sand mining facilities in Wisconsin have not undergone air quality evaluations.

Statewide

11:40am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Manitowoc Mayor Justin Nickels new Urban Alliance President.
11:07am
WMC. Democrats hold trial lawyer loyalty rally at Capitol.
11:07am
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council. Groups continue to make false "equal pay" claims.
11:06am
One Wisconsin Now. Leaders tell WMC equal pay is good for business.
9:07am
Wisconsin Policy Research Institute. Report: Can State Pull Its Punches? New tax policy needed to help Wisconsin prosper.
5:44am
Marshfield Clinic. National Children's Center receives major grant for ag safety.

12:42pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Gov. Walker, Democrat Burke cool to tax shift idea.
11:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. WMC lobbyist says group did not target equal pay for women.
9:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Report calls on Wisconsin's leaders to cut taxes further.
9:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Study: Cutting tax rates, broadening sales tax base would boost Wisconsin economy.
9:28am
WSAW. Group calls for rewrite of Wisconsin taxes.
6:02am
Fox 11. Mexican Consulate brings ID services to Wisconsin.
5:55am
Wall Street Journal. Hundreds of thousands face health law subsidy deadline.
5:01am
Daily Reporter. States seeking someone to pass the salt.

Courts

8:54am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Jeremiah R. Popp; State v. Christopher A. Thomas.

5:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Recusals in John Doe cases not the answer for Wisconsin Supreme Court.
5:08am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: The best court money can buy.

Education

3:48pm
UW-Eau Claire. Xcel Energy gifts support students, programs.
2:57pm
UW-Stevens Point. Professor's science kit wins second international award.
1:11pm
UW-Madison. Winning climate change solutions range from meat processing to mindfulness.
12:03pm
Wisconsin Technical College System. Wisconsin technical colleges win three-year, $20 million federal grant.
12:01pm
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Thank your school board members.
11:16am
School Choice Wisconsin. New report highlights $1.7 billion in savings in voucher programs in U.S.A. Report.
10:54am
UW-Extension. Seeks public input on planning for 2025.
5:27am
UW System. Alliant Energy Foundation and UW System recognize outstanding teachers and students.

Local

3:46pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Participates in CityLab 2014.
2:06pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Veterans Job Fair expands to record number of employers.
10:21am
Milwaukee County Sup. Borkowski. To hold town hall meetings.

5:16am
Daily Cardinal. Equal Opportunities Commission works to establish a protected homeless class.
5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mayor Tom Barrett proposes raises to offset workers' Act 10 costs.
5:03am
Sheboygan Press. Committee recommends costlier health insurance.

Federal Agencies

4:59am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Fed report: IRS bungles hunt for unpaid taxes.

Politics

3:50pm
RPW. Files open records request with White House after offensive music plays at Burke rally.
2:51pm
DPW. WMC ignores Roger Roth pay raise in latest baseless attack on Penny Bernard Schaber.
2:25pm
DPW. Honesty and integrity?
2:14pm
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Burke to report on Drug War collateral damage.
2:05pm
Schimel for Attorney General. Agrees to three college campus forums.
10:23am
DPW. What Chris Christie should have said to Scott Walker.
9:18am
RGA. Releases new ad in the Wisconsin governor's race: "Integrity."
9:08am
RPW. Unveils radio ad highlighting politician Susan Happ's record for protecting predators.
8:15am
DPW. Brad Schimel's defense of 'pay to play' earns a spot on Schimel Wall of Shame.
7:34am
Walker for Governor. Releases new radio ad featuring Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch: "The Right Direction."
7:32am
Walker for Governor. Releases new TV ad: "Plagiarized."
5:28am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. 60 state legislative and statewide candidates pledge support for non-partisan redistricting reform.

1:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Democrats blast Walker, aides over RGA retreat.
1:23pm
WISC. Michelle Obama to campaign in Madison with Burke.
1:22pm
WKOW. Gov. Walker defends staff in controversy over retreat.
11:13am
The Hill. Scott Walker diagnoses Mitt Romney's campaign faults.
8:22am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Minnesota is talking point in Wisconsin governor's race.
5:49am
CNN. Chris Christie hits Mary Burke over plagiarism scandal.
5:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Meet the third party candidates running for Wisconsin governor.
5:10am
New York Times. House hopefuls in G.O.P. seek rightward shift.
5:02am
Wausau Daily Herald. Candidates quibble over debate, plan to make it happen.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Christie, Obama stump for Walker, Burke in Wisconsin. Chippewa Herald.

Monday September 29, 2014

Budget

5:06am
Daily Reporter. Lawmakers consider ways to raise money for roads.

Legislative

3:29pm
Rep. Sargent. To hold listening sessions across the 48th Assembly District.
2:17pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Requests mobile DMV centers, extended hours to increase access to voter ID. Letter to DOT Sec. Gottlieb.
9:34am
League of Marijuana Voters. New billboard highlights Wisconsin State Senators' obstruction of medical marijuana legislation.

5:26am
Sheboygan Press. Outgoing Rep. Kestell reflects on legislative career.

State Agencies

4:11pm
WEDC. Center for Enterprise Development receives $50,000 state grant.
2:08pm
OCI. Bulletin to insurers: Revised prima facie credit life and credit accident and sickness insurance.
11:12am
DPI Supt. Evers. Column: We must close the achievement gap.

4:59am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. DNR reports $11.7M in timber sales.

Economy/Business

5:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As U.S. creates low-wage jobs, Wisconsin riveted to manufacturing.
5:08am
Capital Times. Gogebic mine owners delay Wisocnsin application as iron ore prices plunge.

Statewide

11:17am
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. With nation's attention on domestic violence, Wisconsin homicide report released.

4:14pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin continues to lead nation as top cranberry producer.
2:36pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Advocate, 6-year-old among domestic violence homicides in 2013.

Courts

2:25pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. John Doe target strikes back with call for probe of prosecutor. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.
9:58am
Reuters. Supreme Court meets to consider taking gay marriage cases.
5:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Appeals court clear: Prosecutors didn't overstep or act in bad faith.
5:11am
Wall Street Journal. Editorial: Mugged in Milwaukee.

Education

2:21pm
UW-Madison. How do lawyers matter? Study explores the question for low-income litigants
11:34am
UW System. Andrew J. Leavitt named new UW-Oshkosh chancellor.
11:13am
MPS. Partners with Marquette, MATC, GMDA to offer free dental exams for Head Start students.
10:01am
Marquette University. Contract law expert Robert E. Scott to give Marquette Law School's Boden Lecture.

2:22pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. CVTC to benefit from large jobs training grants.
5:25am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Long-term student debt is a drag on economy.
5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin technical schools see 2-year decline in enrollment.
5:02am
Badger Herald. UW student loan default rates among lowest in country.

Local

3:27pm
Austin Straubel International Airport. Begins construction of new, stand-alone International Arrivals Facility.
2:13pm
City of Madison. Breast cancer screening - know what's right for you.
2:12pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Jursik. Communications via press release: Audits provide good factual background.
2:10pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Unprecedented partnerships & resources focused on cleaning our lakes in 2015.

2:32pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Arena, cultural needs costs placed at $34 million annually over 20 years.
5:07am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Saratoga considers well network to monitor CAFO effect.

Congress

2:18pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.
2:11pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. To kick off Wisconsin Manufacturing Month.

5:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson says world is united against ISIS in part due to violence against women.

Politics

2:56pm
Schimel for Attorney General. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
11:50am
RPW. Mary Burke struggles to identify one unique idea in her plan.
11:31am
Grothman for Congress. Releases first TV ad of general election
11:14am
Schimel for Attorney General. Receives Wisconsin REALTORS Association endorsement.
9:06am
RPW. Mary Burke welcomes failed Obama agenda to Wisconsin.
5:57am
Walker for Governor. Mary Burke whiffs when asked to name one unique idea in her plan.

4:17pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Campaigns bring in star power with first lady Michelle Obama, Chris Christie.
2:30pm
La Crosse Tribune. Christie campaigns for Walker in Wisconsin.
9:50am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: Enhanced election coverage won't include endorsements.
9:36am
USA Today. Ryan leaves door open to 2016 presidential bid.
5:54am
Tomah Journal. Republican challenger touts resume.
5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Michelle Obama, Chris Christie coming to Wisconsin for Burke, Walker.
5:09am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Divided Wisconsin: How polarization is reshaping state elections.
5:05am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Gov. Walker won't commit to full term if re-elected.
5:00am
La Crosse Tribune. Attorney general hopeful reeling under GOP barrage.
4:59am
Chippewa Herald. Johnson visits Chippewa County GOP.
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Happ, Schimel unveil plans to fight crimes against children.

 

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