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Tuesday November 25, 2014 - Updated 4:57pm

Governor

10:45am
Gov. Walker. Joins tourism industry in support of Wisconsin's "Big Bundle Up" campaign.

Budget

11:32am
Sen. Carpenter. Governor Walker's administration is out of touch on DOT tax increases.

5:23am
WJFW. Northern Wisconsin lawmakers push for geographic diversity on budget committee; Tiffany seeks seat on powerful panel.
5:08am
Badger Herald. Some experts say tax decreases cause for gap in 2015-17 state budget.

Legislative

2:15pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Foster care: Giving the gift of family.

State Agencies

2:48pm
DFI. Lending up 6.2%, net income 2.4% at Wisconsin-chartered banks.
1:14pm
DOJ. Columbia County defendant pleads to drug and theft charges.
1:13pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:03pm
DOJ. Kristopher Torgerson bound over for trial.
11:25am
DOT. Kids can keep busy over Thanksgiving break with aviation art contest.
11:24am
DOJ. Seeks to commit Randall Luostari for treatment.
10:57am
DOJ. Seeks to commit Larry Whiteeagle for treatment.
9:50am
DATCP. Dairy 30x20 grants available for farm innovations, financial planning.
9:28am
AG Van Hollen. Announces transition planning underway at the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
5:06am
DNR. Opening weekend of Wisconsin's annual nine-day deer season exemplified safe hunting, with hunters of all ages hitting the woods and creating new memories.

11:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Schimel names business lobbyist as top aide. Chippewa Herald.
6:22am
Bloomberg. Wisconsin utility sought solar fees after regulator advised CEO.
5:06am
La Crosse Tribune. 90K deer registered in Wisconsin season opener.

Economy/Business

11:46am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Statement on the release of third quarter 2014 FDIC numbers.

1:13pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin bank profits increase in third quarter.
6:12am
Governing. How states' recent job growth compares.
5:15am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Experts: Wisconsin dairy farmers to rake in big profits.
5:15am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Pentair cutting up to 60 jobs in Delevan.

Statewide

5:25am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Impending destruction of Wisconsin's non-partisan, independent Wisconsin G.A.B.

5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Study predicts longer Lake Michigan basin growing season.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. AAA expects Thanksgiving weekend travel to increase this year.

Courts

5:11am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. 70,000 more pages of Walker documents coming.

Education

1:07pm
UW-Stout. Three honors college students, faculty present at national conference.
11:22am
UW-Madison. Two students finalists for Rhodes, Marshall Scholarships.
5:22am
UW-Eau Claire. Senior Tayo Sanders II named 2015 Rhodes Scholar.
5:21am
MPS. School board's actions cut benefits liability by $2.6 billion over last 6 years.
5:20am
MPS. Statement from Michael Bonds, President of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors.

5:16am
Baraboo News Republic. School board delays decision on transgender student activity participation policy.

Local

4:57pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on Ferguson Grand Jury ruling.
2:17pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane Buy Local and national independent business advocates launch "Shift Your Shopping."
11:30am
RePower Madison. MGE shareholders file clean energy resolutions. 25% renewable resolution. Executive compenstion resolution.
5:19am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. In response to calls by terror groups to increase attacks globally, Sheriff renews request for the public's vigilance in 'See Something, Say Something' campaign.

Congress

3:18pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Stands up for military families and backs DOD plan for better protection from abusive financial practices.

5:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Baldwin says she hopes nomination process for Hagel's replacement goes smoothly.

Federal Agencies

6:00am
The Hill. FDA rolls out ObamaCare menu regs.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: FCC's proposed fee increase helps schools and libraries.
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. USDA will buy 68M cranberries to help market stabilize.

Politics

5:17am
Portage Daily Register. Portage familiar to congressman-elect Grothman.

Monday November 24, 2014

Governor

5:02am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: No call for drug-testing food stamp recipients.

Budget

3:25pm
DPW. Buyers remorse? Business groups reject GOP's $750 million tax increase proposal.
11:21am
WMC. Business groups issue statement on transportation finance.

1:54pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Business groups object to possible road-tax hike.
5:13am
WJFW. Tiffany, Wisconsin GOP skeptical of billions of dollars of budget requests from state agencies.

Legislative

3:29pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Invites you to share thoughts at December listening session in Milton.
10:41am
Sen. Carpenter. Encourages sending Holiday Mail for Heroes.

5:08am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Vos' comments were out of bounds.
4:57am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: School. It's not about the adults.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. How green is my Assembly?

State Agencies

12:41pm
AG Van Hollen. Announces judgment requiring former Crawford County gas station owner to complete site investigation and pay  $10,885 in forfeitures, fees and costs.
8:20am
DATCP. Black Friday: Hit the stores with a plan.

7:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State jobs agency chief Reed Hall expected to leave post.
4:52am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin agency preps for big jump in DNA testing.
4:50am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. DNR announces new wetland restoration plan.

Economy/Business

12:40pm
CUNA. Despite signs of economic improvement, consumers unlikely to increase holiday spending, according to 15th annual CFA-CUNA holiday spending survey.

4:51am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Company hopes to develop frac sand mine.

Statewide

6:23am
National Weather Service. Winter storm warning and weather advisory in effect today and tonight.

4:56am
Wausau Daily Herald. Editorial: Obamacare exchanges work, reform not finished.

Courts

5:28am
USA Today. Four words that could deep-six Obamacare.

Education

1:38pm
MPS. 3,500 MPS students to connect with colleges, careers, resources at fair.
12:38pm
AFSCME Council 24. UW-Superior outsourcing scheme reveals imporverished thinking at UW System.
11:43am
UW-Madison. AAAS honors four professors for advancing science.
10:20am
UW-Stout. University Foundation names senior development officer.
9:21am
UW System. New initiative to build capacity of UW System faculty to advance student success.

4:50am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Tech school instructors see cuts through rule changes.

Local

9:41am
City of Madison. Don't fall into the Thanksgiving food trap.
9:22am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Will seek petition drive for streetcar referendum.

1:55pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ald. Bob Donovan plans petition for streetcar referendum.
4:55am
Racine Journal Times. Casino prep underway.

Congress

4:08pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Federal and county officials promote Affordable Care Act open enrollment period.
3:40pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Applauds USDA action to support Wisconsin cranberry growers.
1:57pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.

Politics

9:15am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Vermont legislative leaders who pushed for legalization of doctor-prescribed suicide lose in 2014 election.

4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A Walker presidential bid would bring challenges as second term begins.
4:48am
Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Walker won't be absentee governor.

 

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