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Thursday February 26, 2015 - Updated 3:57pm

Right to Work

12:40pm
Americans for Prosperity. Statement on Senate passage of Right-to-Work.
12:15pm
Rep. Heaton. Wants to hear constituents views on Right to Work legislation.
11:06am
Reps. Sinicki, Mason, Ohnstad. Assembly Labor Committee Democrats lay out their expectations for "Right to Work" public hearing.
10:53am
Speaker Vos. New Right to Work website is unveiled.
8:35am
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on the Senate passage of right to exploit.
5:16am
South Central Federation of Labor. Statement on passage of SB-44.
5:15am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on passage of Right-to-Work law.
5:14am
WMC. Praises Senate for passing Right to Work legislation.
5:13am
Sen. Lazich. Senate approves Right to Work.
5:12am
Sen. Gudex. Statement on Right to Work.
5:11am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on passage of Right to Work.
5:09am
Sen. Harsdorf. Statement on Right to Work passage.
5:08am
Sen. Marklein. Statement on Right to Work.
5:06am
Sen. Tiffany. Statement on passage of Right to Work.
5:06am
Sen. LeMahieu. Statement on Right to Work vote.
5:05am
Sen. Larson. Statement on GOP RTW vote.
5:04am
Sen. Miller. Statement on so-called "Right to Work."
5:03am
Sen. Vukmir. Votes for worker freedom.
5:03am
Sen. Cowles. Statement on Senate passage of Right to Work.
5:02am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on passage of Senate Bill 44.
5:01am
Sen. Taylor. GOP senators rush to pass "Right to Work" bill.
5:00am
Sen. Hansen. Statement: Passage of SB-44.
4:59am
Sen. Ringhand. Statement on Right to Work passage.
4:58am
One Wisconsin Now. Statements on Senate passage of 'wrong for Wisconsin' Right to Work bill.
4:56am
Sen. Darling. Statement regarding passage of Right to Work legislation.

2:02pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker says right-to-work bill getting adequate public discussion.
12:59pm

Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Gov. Walker: Timing was right for right-to-work bill, Legislature isn't moving too fast.

6:07am
Chippewa Herald. From a 'distraction' to fast-tracked to his desk: Scott Walker poised to sign right-to-work bill.
6:02am
Bloomberg. Wisconsin Senate passes labor bill after union-led protests.
5:28am
Green Bay Press Gazette. State Senate passes right-to-work bill amid protests. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wall Street Journal. Reuters. Wisconsin State Journal. New York Times.

Governor

1:37pm
Gov. Walker. Attends Manufacturing Matters! 2015 conference.
12:16pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.
12:01pm
Gov. Walker. To lead Western European trade mission in April.

11:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker plans trade mission to Germany, France, Spain.

Budget

12:40pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Opposes assessment change.
11:05am
LFB. 2015-17 Summary of Governor's Budget Recommendations.
10:31am

DPI Supt. Evers. Citizen input important to the 2015-17 education budget process.

8:32am
Wisconsin Association of Assessing Officers. Unfunded county assessment proposal a financial disaster for WI counties and municipalities. Letter to Legislators.

1:40pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Report: Walker's budget requires a $3.1 billion spending hike.
1:39pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Nonpartisan analysis of Walker budget released.
6:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Governor's proposed cap on historic tax credits could threaten Garver Feed Mill proposals.
5:49am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: State's parks are an asset to protect.
5:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR secretary defends Walker's proposed cuts to agency.

Legislative

12:52pm
Rep. Knudson, Sen. Harsdorf. Encouraged by Minnesota legislation on reciprocity.
10:03am
Sen. Shilling. Weekly Democratic radio address.
9:19am
Rep. Kleefisch. Inaugural Sportsmen's Caucus reception a success.

5:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Right to work latest move in GOP transformation of state.

State Agencies

3:57pm
DNR. Report to board highlights partnerships, public input opportunities and customer satisfaction.
2:48pm
DOR. Milwaukee's Staten sisters receive total of 90 felony charges for filing fraudulent tax information, identity theft.
2:46pm
WEDC. The Water Council, WEDC announce third round of The BREW.
12:12pm
DATCP. Plans open house meetings on gypsy moth spraying.
9:21am
WEDC. New statewide initiative aims to attract, retain young professionals.

5:32am
Duluth News Tribune. Second phase of NW Wisconsin land conservation deal approved.

Statewide

3:51pm
Colliers International | Wisconsin. Announces Steve Palec has joined the company as a partner.
1:59pm
NEWaukee. Bubbler Awards expands to promote Wisconsin's best places to work for young professionals.
5:17am
Wisconsin Right to Work. Launches new TV ad.

Education

1:21pm
UW-River Falls. New Venture Competition business start-up ideas to be presented.
1:17pm
UW-Extension. Division for Business and Entrepreneurship arm reaches Wisconsin-based business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

5:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Superior negotiates with UW-Eau Claire over shared services.

Local

10:10am
Henry Vilas Zoo, Friends of the Zoo. Introduces new polar bears for "Arctic Passage" exhibit.

11:32am
Fox 11. Outagamie Co., Goodwill partner to team up to limit textiles from trash heap.
6:00am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Raw milk case: Arkansaw farmers dispute state ruling on Durand students' sickness.

Congress

3:56pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. To Education Department: Stop profiting off student loans and fulfill congressional directives to help struggling borrowers.
3:54pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Seeks information from State Department on confusion surrounding evacuation of U.S. Embassy in Yemen.
3:43pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Chairs hearing on ISIL in America.
12:53pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Grassley, McCaskill introduce bill to empower Inspectors General.
12:39pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins efforts to extend critical retraining benefits for workers who lose their job to foreign trade.
12:13pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on FCC rule to regulate broadband.
12:11pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan effort to stop Asian carp.
9:20am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Receives 'Friend of Farm Bureau' award.

5:50am
Wausau Daily Herald. Baldwin breaks silence, says reviewing Tomah response.

Federal Agencies

1:35pm
Bloomberg. FCC adopts net-neutrality rule backed by Obama for Internet.
12:18pm
USA Today. FCC approves new net neutrality rules.

Politics

3:52pm
DPW. Day 8: Will Scott Walker answer question at CPAC?
10:18am
Bradley for State Supreme Court. Over 170 judges endorse.

1:43pm
Politico. Walker slams 'media double standard' for GOP.
10:24am
WISC. Walker strikes aggressive tone in talking about terrorists.
5:31am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Amid presidential politics, Christie and Walker take different paths on union issues.
5:30am
USA Today. Editorial: Is Gov. Scott Walker ready for prime time?

Wednesday February 25, 2015

Right to Work

8:04pm
NFL Players Association. Statement on Wisconsin's proposed Right to Work legislation.
8:02pm
MLB Players Association. Statement regarding Wisconsin "Right to Work" legislation.
6:21pm
Sen. Petrowski. Statement on "Right to Work."
5:15pm
Sen. Lassa. Right to Work doesn't work, and it's wrong for Wisconsin.
4:29pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. 'Right to Work' is wrong for Wisconsin.
4:12pm
Sen. Risser. Statement on Right to Work legislation.
3:47pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on Senate Bill 44.
11:34am
Rep. Goyke. Wal-Mart, Walker, and wages.
11:33am
One Wisconsin Now. GOP-controlled committee puts special interests funded by Gov. Walker's campaign co-chair at front of the line while shutting out Wisconsin families.
10:52am
Rep. Barca. Assembly Democratic Leaders: Don't fall for Walker's "Right to Work" distraction.
10:37am
Rep. Ohnstad. Statement on committee actions in so-called "Right to Work" debate.
4:37am
Sen. Nass. Right to Work passes Senate committee 3-1.
4:35am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on shutting down public hearing.
4:34am
Rep. Shankland. Republicans close door on democracy at "Right to Work" hearing.
4:33am
Sen. Hansen. Statement on Right-to-Work hearing.

5:11pm
WBAY. Protests dwindle as Right to Work debate continues.
3:26pm
WKOW. People escorted from gallery during right-to-work debate.
3:22pm
Bloomberg. Protesters return to Wisconsin Capitol for Scott Walker-backed bill.
2:41pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Protesters rally at Capitol, concede passage of right-to-work bill.
2:06pm
Chippewa Herald. Protests over right-to-work similarly sized.
2:03pm
Chippewa Herald. Dems call on GOP moderates to stand up against right to work.
12:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Committee testimony was strongly against right to work.
12:19pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin Democrats gird for right-to-work Senate vote.
11:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats decry Gov. Scott Walker's past comments on right to work.
10:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Building trades unions unlikely to extend contracts ahead of right-to-work bill.
10:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate poised to pass right-to-work legislation.
5:14am
Sheboygan Press. Editorial: Right-to-work push was much too hard.
5:14am
Racine Journal Times. Local reps say right-to-work bill will hurt wages; supporters tout workplace freedom.
5:08am
Bloomberg. Wisconsin panel passes labor measure after chaotic hearing. Reuters. New York Times.
5:05am
USA Today. Wisconsin Senate to consider right-to-work bill.
4:29am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Walker touts right-to-work initiative in Green Bay.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. NFL players association opposes right-to-work bill.
4:27am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. GOP cuts right-to-work hearing short, enrages unions. Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin Public Radio.

Budget

10:29am
School District of Brown Deer. Resolution regarding state funding.

Legislative

9:52am
Rep. Sanfelippo. State legislators send letter to Wisconsin Representatives and Senators: Stop EPA from burdening Wisconsin drivers. Letter.
9:09am
Rep. Pope. Releases statement on National School Breakfast Week.

4:11pm
AP. Farrow introduces bill to delay reporting school tests.

State Agencies

3:46pm
DNR. Largest recreational and forest land acquisition in Wisconsin history approved.
1:27pm
DNR. Natural Resources Board approves Deer Trustee Report final rule package; legislative review and approval to follow.
1:23pm
DWD Sec. Newson. Visits Algoma High School for Career and Technical Education Month.
12:23pm
DNR. Natural Resources Board approves deer population objectives for three-year period.
12:00pm
DNR. Master plan review process to begin for proposed Rib Mountain State Park ski area expansion.
10:36am
DNR. City of Ripon Wastewater Treatment Facility awarded 20th annual Laboratory of the Year award.
9:59am
DHS. Wisconsin assisted living group honored by Harvard University.

12:14pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Comment process on DNR frac sand study gets off to a rocky start.

Economy/Business

5:16pm
Integrys Group. Reports fourth quarter 2014 earnings.

3:49pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Gearbox Express building first facility in planned Mukwonago business park.
4:57am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Job growth in Milwaukee's core outpaces employment outside city center.

Statewide

2:11pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Ag Day at the Capitol is March 11.
1:19pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Public input on frac sand study heard in Howard.
12:34pm
Environmental Law & Policy Center. Report: Wisconsin renewable energy sector holds 500+ businesses.
12:05pm
U.S. Gain/"O" Ring. Strategic alliance broadens nationwide access to CNG.
9:56am
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families. Toward a better understanding of how program investments provide stability for families and hope for children. Report.

5:49am
The Hill. H&R Block: Majority of Obamacare customers paying back subsidy.
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. FoodShare use in Wisconsin counties continues to climb.

Courts

4:50pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Three Unnamed Petitioners v. Peterson - order.
3:45pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Court interpreter training planned for Milwaukee.
12:24pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Three Unnamed Peitioners v. Peterson - order.
9:15am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Melissa Anderson v. Thomas Aul.
9:14am
District II Court of Appeals. Morgan Drexen, Inc. v. DFI.

5:03am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Couture lawsuit filed against Preserve Our Parks in circuit court.

Education

4:03pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Esenberg to speak on campaign finance regulations this Friday.
2:30pm
UW-Stout. Food science program approved by international scientific society.
1:41pm
UW System. Focused on supporting student transfers.
12:16pm
UW-Madison. Bioenergy Center's research leads to 100th patent application.
12:15pm
UW-Madison. Wisconsin TechSearch serves state businesses.

4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With 2 UW housing projects troubled, third now in jeopardy.

Local

9:35am
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Dimitrijevic. To hold listening session at Pulaski Indoor Pool "Dollar Days" event.

5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bad River seeks pristine air classification.

Congress

3:27pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Holds hearing on regulatory reform.
2:21pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Circle of Friends for American Veterans: Pocan a champion for veterans; affirms National Veterans' Bill of Rights.
1:45pm
U.S. Reps. Kind, Bustos and Loebsack. Continue effort to support student relying on Pell Grants for college education & training.
9:42am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Chairman opening statement: "Toward a 21st Century Regulatory System."
4:32am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Reacts to president's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline.
4:31am
U.S. Rep. Ribble. Statement on President Obama's veto of Keystone XL pipeline legislation.

2:48pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Tammy Baldwin should come clean on firing of aide.
12:39pm
Reuters. McConnell says will act on funding bill, immigration separately.
12:07pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson says Homeland Security shutdown may be unavoidable.
5:09am
Fox 11. Deadline for homeland security funding looming.
4:59am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Advocates urge Congress not to cut Great Lakes funding.

Politics

2:12pm
DPW. Day 7: Is there an expiration date on Walker's refusal to say whether he believes the president loves America?

3:24pm
New York Times. For Scott Walker, a consistent approach under tough questioning.
10:21am
Politico. Poll: Scott Walker leads the pack in Iowa.
5:52am
USA Today. Fervor builds as FCC net-neutrality vote loms.

 

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