From The Wheeler Report Blog
Three of the Legislative Study committees this interim, when overlapped, show challenges ahead for rural committees of Wisconsin. The...
The Wisconsin Elections Commission unofficially estimated the August 9 Partisan Primary turnout at 13%. Gov. Walker activated the Wisconsin National...
Wednesday August 24, 2016 - Updated 4:53am
- Appleton Post-Crescent. Walker pledges new funding for K-12.
- WJFW. Gov. Scott Walker says he has the key ways to reduce student debt.
- WSAW. Cross, Patterson talk UW System budget request.
- Rep. Billings. Democrats unveil recommendations from the Assembly Task Force on Urban Education.
- WXOW. Assembly Democrats on the state of public education in Wisconsin.
- Cap Times. Chris Taylor looking to reduce conflicts of interest in officer-involved shooting investigations. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
- Wisconsin Radio Network. Concerns raised about limits of law requiring amber lights on school buses.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Ethics Commission allows members to make political donations.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Citizen Action of Wisconsin claims WEDC misrepresented jobs created in Sherman Park.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR pushes back reorganization.
- Oshkosh Northwestern. Federal grant to fund economic diversity.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Rural Wisconsin lacking lawyers, especially up north.
- NBC 26. USDA to spend $20M buying surplus cheese.
- Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Wisconsin AG drops early voting fight.
- Wisconsin State Journal. Company suing to overturn Unfair Sales Act has history of violations.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin law raises gas prices, lawsuit claims.
- Wisconsin State Journal. Billboard company sues Dane County Board, claims illegal discussion by members.
- Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin ACT scores drop below national average.
- Chippewa Herald. DPI expanding teacher license options to address staffing shortages.
- La Crosse Tribune. Administrators, not cops, respond to sexual assault at UW-L.
- WAOW. Marathon County passes $25 wheel tax.
- Solen for 1st Congress. Asks why Paul Ryan is afraid to debate after 15 days without a response to multiple requests.
- Common Cause in Wisconsin. What college and university students need to know and do to be able to vote this November.
- Novak for 51st Assembly. Receives Wisconsin Farm Bureau endorsement.
- Fox 11. $600K ad buy announced in 8th CD race.
- WKBT. Candidates for 94th Assembly seat talk education funding.
Tuesday August 23, 2016
- Rep. Wachs. Governor Walker and GOP legislators fail to address college affordability.
- Sen. Hansen. Governor continues to ignore 1 million Wisconsin residents with student loans.
- One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker does nothing for one million student loan borrowers.
- Gov. Walker. Highlights efforts to make college more affordable.
- Rep. Mason. Statement on Gov. Walker's inadequate student debt relief plan.
- WBAY. Gov. Walker touts college affordability plans in Appleton.
- Daily Reporter. Campaigns for, against gas-tax hike putting pressure on state lawmakers.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin transportation budget continues to divide Walker from his own party.
- La Crosse Tribune. Ray Cross in La Crosse: Investing in UW System is an investment in the future.
- WKBT. UW System officials hopeful for budget increase.
- Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on Planned Parenthood closure in Appleton.
- Rep. Hintz. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin closing its Appleton abortion clinic.
- Rep. Pope. Democrats release Urban Education Task Force minority report. Report.
- Rep. Taylor. Calls for adoption of conflict of interest clarification to officer-involved death bill.
- Rep. Taylor. Response to health center closure because of potential violence.
- Rep. Thiesfeldt. Legislative Council Study on Student Data moving forward.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Chris Taylor calls for new guidelines for police use of deadly force.
- DNR. Weekly news update.
- DPI Superintendent Evers. Announces efforts to address school staffing shortages.
- WEDC. State receives $3.1 million federal grant to continue diversification of regional economy in East Central Wisconsin.
- DATCP. Wisconsin certifies first nursery in pest control pilot program.
- DOJ. Top Cops throw 99th surprise birthday party.
- Chippewa Herald. DOC withdraws proposal to destroy training videos after a day.
- Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association. Wisconsin's Fair Marketing Law is constitutional.
- Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin. New report highlights importance of pharmacists in addressing physician shortage.
- Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Soil Health Partnership Field Day Aug. 30 in Plymouth.
- Wisconsin Council on Medical Education & Workforce. New report shows Wisconsin is making progress on physician shortage, but warns of a looming crisis.
- Wisconsin Hospital Association. The key to solving Wisconsin's physician shortage may be the "86 percent solution." Report.
- La Crosse Tribune. Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016.
- Wisconsin Law Journal. Editorial: The real lesson of 'Making a Murderer.'
- Wisconsin Ag Connection. Dad of farm accident victim speaks out.
- WISC. Report: Wisconsin may have shortage of doctors within 20 years.
- WQOW. Pharmacists say EpiPen costs are dramatically increasing.
- Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Announces lawsuit challenging constitutionality of Wisconsin's minimum markup law.
- One Wisconsin Institute. Three-judge panel rejects Gov. Walker and Republicans' latest efforts to keep anti-voter measures in place for November election.
- Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rules.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Police sue over new residency rule.
- Janesville Gazette. Oil company challenges Wisconsin's minimum markup law.
- Wisconsin Watchdog. WILL sues state over minimum markup law.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Conservative group sues over minimum markup law.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Federal appeals court allows early voting.
- UW-Platteville. Women in EMS program receives ABET award.
- UW-Madison. Teams up with Madison police to foster officer well-being.
- UW-Stout. Five Mandela Fellows receive $25,000 grants from USADF.
- UW-Extension. Announces advisory boards of industry experts.
- Cap Times. Wisconsin Student Power Alliance picks up where defunded United Council left off.
- WKBT. Local schools face teacher shortages.
- Citizen Aciton of WI. Community speaks out on misrepresentation of jobs impact in Sherman Park.
- MCTS. Changes coming for several bus routes through downtown.
- WISN. Mayor Barrett ends temporary 10 p.m. curfew.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Community team formed to address diversity issues in Superior, Duluth.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Council safety plan emphasizes law and order.
- U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Tours active logging site in Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest to highlight good neighbor authority.
- AARP. To give "Champion of the 50+" award to Rep. Gwen Moore for preserving financial security.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ken Burns criticizes Johnson on education.
- U.S. News & World Report. GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videos.
- Feyen for 18th Senate. Initiative 41 revealed.
- RPW. Hillary Clinton's continuing scandals.
- Johnson for U.S. Senate. Ron Johnson: We need good teachers and good technology.
- Marquette University. Charles Franklin goes "On the Issues" to present new Marquette Law School poll.
- Johnson for U.S. Senate. Launches digital ad on Senator Feingold's broken promises.
- RPW. Wisconsin manufacturer believes Johnson is the best choice for U.S. Senate.
- Van Stippen for 12th Senate. Report: Wisconsin ranks 49th in broadband speeds.
- Solen for 1st Congress. Appleton, WI Planned Parenthood closing due to lack of security budget a tragedy for Wisconsin.
- Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin GOP Senate leader calls for special prosecutor.
- Cap Times. New Russ Feingold ad highlights Ron Johnson's 'free money' student loan comments.
- Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Democrat Jim Zahn announces for 39th Assembly.
- Fox 11. U.S. Senate candidates Johnson and Feingold talk economy.
- Appleton Post-Crescent. Johnson stays quiet on TPP trade deal.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Feingold talks Milwaukee unrest, equal pay.