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Tuesday July 25, 2017 - Updated 4:45pm

Budget

2:14pm
Sens. Bewley, Erpenbach; Reps. Pope, Hintz. Property taxpayer costs triple under GOP voucher plan. LFB Memo.
1:11pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Letter to Joint Finance co-chairs on DVA budget.

12:52pm
WKOW. Sen. Scott Fitzgerald talks Foxconn, budget on Capital City Sunday.
11:26am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. $8.5M reasons Wisconsin GOP wants to expand school vouchers.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers want to expand voucher eligibility, but disagree on how much.

Legislative

12:53pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Broad support shown for the DOT reform bill.
11:27am
Speaker's Task Force on Foster Care. To hold first hearing.

5:10am
WISC. GOP bill could mean $200 charge for electric vehicle owners.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers seek to tweak proposed constitutional amendment for victims' rights.

State Agencies

3:58pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:57pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Nearly $22 million for community projects.
2:56pm
AG Schimel. Announces Environmental Protection Unit enforcement results.
1:18pm
DHS. Dementia capable Wisconsin: Awards Dementia Crisis Innovation Grants to seven Wisconsin counties.
5:24am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 13 - July 24.

4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. DATCP joins the ranks of Wisconsin departments being mimicked by scammers.
4:43am
USA Today. After investors build $1 million dam, Wisconsin says it owns lake.

Economy/Business

10:48am
TDS. To protect your privacy, advises you to check your social media settings.

1:33pm
WTMJ. Milwaukee Business Journal report: Foxconn expected to build in Racine Co. upon completion of deal.
1:13pm
WTMJ. Exclusive: Foxconn to make two-stage Wisconsin announcement, but hoops still to jump through.
12:50pm
Beloit Daily News. Concerns increase in Wisconsin over deal for Foxconn plant.
4:49am
Bloomberg. Politics drive Foxconn's U.S. manufacturing aspirations.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn nearing decision to invest in Wisconsin.
4:41am
WISC. Report: Foxconn deal to come in Milwaukee Thursday.

Environment/Outdoors

4:42am
Madison.com. Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fawns collared as part of 5-year CWD study.

Statewide

2:02pm
Flight for Life. Welcomes new executive director.

Courts

5:44am
Governing. The unexpected reason panhandling bans are being struck down across the country.

Education

3:57pm
UW-Madison. Cronon honored by British Academy.
12:42pm
UW-Madison. Lancaster ag station celebrates half-century study of crop rotation.
11:20am
UW Health. Andrew Baschnagel wins UW Carbone award for lung cancer study.
10:02am
Marquette University. Marquette English professor receives Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities.

10:55am
Reuters. Student loan borrowers, herded into default, face a relentless collector: the U.S. 

Local

12:41pm
Aging 2.0 Madison. To launch at Forward Fest Silvertech Conference.

11:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. $15 million in flood damage to public infrastructure in southern Wisconsin.
10:50am
WUWM. Millwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn and Fire and Police Commission remain at odds.
5:11am
WBAY. Highways so dangerous, officers would "rather respond to gun calls."
5:09am
WXOW. More than $7M in flood damage; $1.4M in Monroe County.

Congress

4:13pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Applauds U.S. Senate vote to advance effort to repeal Obamacare.
3:56pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Senate moves to imperil health care for millions.
3:55pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Sue and settle process undermines our form of government.
3:17pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Statement on today's U.S. Senate vote on motion to proceed to begin debate on repeal of ACA.
3:15pm
DPW. Senator Ron Johnson claims he doesn't "have a clue what we're going to be voting on," casts key vote anyway.
2:15pm
One Wisconsin Now. Statement on Ron Johnson vote.
2:01pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Votes for bill to keep our promises to Wisconsin veterans.

2:55pm
Space News. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner: Federal agencies must modernize to be competitive and effective.
2:16pm
USA Today. Senate Republicans clear key hurdle on Obamacare repeal, but the hard part is still ahead.
1:35pm
The Hill. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner. Expansion of federal forfeiture threatens property rights.
10:53am
The Hill. Senate GOP floats scaled-down healthcare bill.
4:47am
The Hill. Unhappy senators complain about healthcare process.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan backs Robert Mueller in interview and talks up tax reform at MillerCoors.
4:39am
Marshfield News-Herald. With return of McCain, Senate Obamacare repeal efforts get a boost.

Politics

4:45pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Will Glenn Grothman commit to overrride of sanctions veto?
8:33am
Bryce for 1st Congress. SEIU endorses.

 

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