Friday May 27, 2016 - Updated 8:55am

Governor

4:24am
Fox 11. Democrats question bathroom lawsuit; Walker calls directive 'classic' federal overreach.
4:15am
WAOW. Walker weighs in on transgender bathroom debate, tells feds to stay out of WI schools.

State Agencies

8:48am
OCI. Bulletin to insurers regarding Wisconsin Act 135 and "for-hire" carriers.
8:03am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, May 30-June 3.

8:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lead-poisoned water targeted by new Wisconsin DNR loans.
4:30am
WKOW. Miscalculation causes WEDC to pay more in tax credits than companies actually earned. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:19am
Fond du Lac Reporter. One group continues to derail State 23 expansion.

Economy/Business

8:05am
Bureau of Economic Analysis. Gross domestic product: First quarter 2016 (second estimate).

8:06am
Bloomberg. U.S. economy grew more last quarter than previously estimated.
4:17am
WKOW. Shopko outsourced Wisconsin jobs after taking money from WEDC.

Statewide

4:59am
Portage County DA Molepske. Elected President-Elect of the Wisconsin District Attorneys' Association.

4:21am
Healthcare Finance News. Wisconsin health systems integrate to form Ascension Wisconsin, seeks new leadership.
4:14am
CNBC. Health-care costs for families top $25,000 - triple 2001.

Courts

5:05am
Stevens Point Journal. Federal judge tosses out suit brought on by former Walker aides. Cap Times.
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin voter ID trial wraps up with verdict expected in July.

Education

4:59am
MPS. Board approves 2016-17 budget that directs more district resources to classrooms.

4:40am
Beloit Daily News. DA: Investigators will look into Scharmer email, closed meetings.
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report finds shortcomings in UW-Madison program for disadvantaged students. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Local

4:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele, board reach deal on African-American affairs office.
4:28am
Racine Journal Times. Big box tax dodgers? Municipalities want to curb "dark store" property tax challenges.
4:19am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County urges 0.5% sales tax.
4:18am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. 25 stadium tax uses up for consideration by city.
4:15am
CBS 58. Erosion emergency: Racine County looking for help as land is swallowed by Lake Michigan.

Congress

8:33am
The Hill. Puerto Rico debt relief faces serious challenges in Senate.
4:56am
Reuters. Obama visits Hiroshima to ponder 'terrible force unleashed.'
4:55am
Reuters. Push for encryption law falters despite Apple case spotlight.
4:26am
Winston-Salem Journal. Senator asks FDA for clarity on consequences of new e-cig rules.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson introduces bill to tackle government waste.

Politics

8:02am
Jarchow for 28th Assembly. Memorial Day message: Honor & Remember.

4:27am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Wisconsin governor's son takes job in NC politics.
4:27am
WISC. Republican National Committee to add staff in Wisconsin.

Thursday May 26, 2016

Governor

4:59pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights law enforcement leadership at Badger Sheriff's Association quarterly training conference.
2:43pm
Gov. Walker. Announces winner of the 33rd annual Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award.
11:32am
Gov. Walker. Celebrates infrastructure investment at new Merrill Municipal Airport terminal.
10:31am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address: Honoring members of the United States Armed Forces.

5:29am
Cap Times. Scott Walker, veterans agency and county service officers set to meet on funding issue.
5:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Scott Walker: Despite doom-and-gloom rhetoric, we didn't eliminate tenure.

Legislative

4:18pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on Racine County state of emergency.
2:24pm
Rep. Hintz. Local taxpayers paying for Republican K12 cuts. Memo.
1:49pm
Rep. Subeck. Awarded fellowship for Midwestern leadership institute.
12:56pm
Speaker Vos. Study of UW System confirms tenure was a "job for life."
12:40pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Announces June listening sessions.
11:06am
Sen. Cowles. Memorial Day, a day of remembrance.
10:32am
Sen. Carpenter. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: "Commemorating Memorial Day."
5:57am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: School funding hits home.

3:42pm
Janesville Gazette. Vos: Data shows UW tenure means job for life.

State Agencies

3:37pm
Autism Society of Wisconsin. Letter to Joint Finance regarding Family Care/IRIS 2.0 Concept Paper.
2:22pm
WHEDA. Emerging business performance report.
1:37pm
DNR. Fawn season! admire from afar, mom is near.
1:12pm
Wisconsin Long-Term Care Coalition. Calls for changing the focus of long term care redesign. Letter.
11:57am
DNR. Finalizes lead service line replacement program: application deadline approaching.

6:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Natural Resources Board OKs 7,000 acre land easement.
5:49am
WJFW. Langlade County hopes to host new state forestry headquarters.
5:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State confirms new case of Elizabethkingia infection.
5:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ex-DNR secretary says agency not doing enough to enforce Wisconsin's pollution laws.

Economy/Business

5:25am
Duluth News Tribune. Study: Nearly half of U.S. households would struggle with unexpected $400 expense.

Environment/Outdoors

3:47pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Study: Barges can pull small fish through electric barriers.

Statewide

4:58pm
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Ethanol night at the races.
3:52pm
Wisconsin Bike Fed. Wisconsin Bike Week to kick off June 2nd.
9:25am
State Bar of Wisconsin. SCOTUS expert Paul Clement, political analyst Amy Walter headline State Bar conference.
6:01am
Wisconsin Association for Justice. Dying by the numbers.

3:39pm
The Hill. First drug-resistant 'superbug' confirmed in U.S.
6:15am
CNN. The U.S. is still using floppy disks to run its nuclear program.
5:48am
WXOW. New research shows opioid prescriptions dropping nationwide.
5:33am
Duluth News Tribune. Poll: America split over transgender bathroom issue.
5:20am
WTMJ. Wisconsin roads repairs face a shortfall of $650 million a year; local leaders look for a solution.

Courts

12:40pm
One Wisconsin Now. Testimony concludes in federal voting rights trial challenge to Republican-lead attacks on electoral participation in Wisconsin.
11:35am
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on redistricting trial.
11:33am
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on attorney general joining federal lawsuit.
11:31am
Rep. Sargent. Statement on trans equality lawsuit.
10:36am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts one new case.
9:23am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Fitzgerald's aides give dubious testimony on rigged Wisconsin maps.
8:51am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Luis C. Salinas.

3:45pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Judge: No changes in voting laws for Aug. 9 primary.
11:37am
Cap Times. Legislative aide on Wisconsin's redistricting: 'We have an opportunity and an obligation to draw these maps that Republicans haven't had in decades.'
6:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Riverkeeper group sues DNR over Estabrook Dam.
5:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP staffers deny partisan motives in drawing legislative districts.
5:21am
WISN. Local LGBT leaders react to state's suit over transgender guidelines.
5:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State witness: Voter ID law is 'fairly restrictive.'

Education

2:44pm
UW-Platteville. Announces inaugural Backyard Concert Series.
1:16pm
MacIver Institute. The results are in: School choice works for kids.
1:06pm
Marquette University. Sensebrenner, Mukasey, Flynn among guests for Law School conference on post-9/11 national security and individual liberty issues.
12:38pm
UW-Madison. Johnson Controls, Engineering, UW-Milwaukee team up to improve vehicle fuel efficiency.
11:46am
UW-River Falls. To host business and IT degree Open House for working adults.
11:42am
UW-River Falls. Food Science and Technology program reinstated.
11:08am
UW Credit Union. Offers new terms for student loan refinance.
10:34am
LUMIN Schools. Receive funding grant from Justin J. Watt Foundation.
5:59am
MPS. Top grads heading to Air Force Academy, Jackson State, MATC, MSOE, U. of Chicago, U. of Southern California, UW-Madison, UWM, Wash. U. in St. Louis, Wellesley and more.

3:32pm
Cap Times. UW faculty and staff labor union behind 'no confidence' movement sees opportunity for growth.
5:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. MPS initiative tied to Black Lives Matter movement wins support.
5:30am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Officials question bomb threat response.
5:27am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. UW-Eau Claire faculty vote no confidence.

Local

4:29pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Statement on creation of Office on African American Affairs.
2:21pm
Milwaukee Cty Exec. Abele, Dr. Demond Means. Make announcement on OSPP timeline.
1:35pm
St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care. New community clinics to open at St. Ann Center.
10:29am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Meet "Zola," the Milwaukee County Zoo's new baby giraffe.
5:56am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Visits charter high school.

3:30pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Central city aldermen push for more hiring requirements on subsidized projects.
5:49am
WISN. Sheriff on sex offender placement: State was not truthful.
5:31am
Racine Journal Times. Sturtevant starts eminent domain despite county's objection.
5:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County issues first opposite-sex domestic partnership declaration since state banned them.

Congress

2:11pm
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson introduces BADGER Washington Act.
1:38pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Discusses TSA wait lines with DHS official.
9:26am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson opening statement: "Protecting America from the Threat of ISIS."

5:23am
La Crosse Tribune. Tomah VA focus of May 31 hearing.

Politics

5:56am
Vruwink for 43rd Assembly. Releases new endorsements.
5:55am
RGA. Vice Chair Scott Walker: America needs more leaders like Susana Martinez.

3:53pm
WBAY. Trump reaches magic number of delegates to clinch nomination.
3:49pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin Democrats to debate eliminating super delegates.
9:22am
Politico. Sanders fundraising for Russ Feingold.
5:24am
ABC News. Paul Ryan, Republicans, and the art of the non-endorsement endorsement.
5:21am
Fox 6. Top aide who was Gov. Scott Walker's campaign manager, departs Trump campaign.
5:17am
The Hill. Poll: Clinton leads Trump in Wisconsin by double digits.