From The Wheeler Report Blog
This week on #LocalGovMatters Gwyn is joined by Mark O’Connell – Executive Director of the Wisconsin Counties Association and Jerry...
In December, Gwyn interviewed the legislative leaders: Senate Republican Leader – Sen. Scott Fitzgerald Senate Democratic Leader – Sen. Jennifer...
Tuesday January 15, 2019 - Updated 4:47pm
- RPW. Will Evers sign GOP-proposed health care bill?
- U.S. News & World Report. Evers predicts he will prevail on Medicaid expansion.
- Daily Reporter. Gov. Evers tours WRTP/Big Step, seeks to support entrepreneurs.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers talks transportation agenda, criminal justice reform.
- Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. 'This is a pro-business administration': Tony Evers talks up his policy goals.
- WTMJ. Gov. Evers: Gas tax increase 'an option on the table.'
- Rep. Felzkowski. Announces listening sessions.
- Rep. Sargent. A fesh start for Wisconsin.
- Sen. Bewley, Rep. Meyers. Introduce bill designating the Ruffed Grouse as the state small game bird. LRB-1021.
- Sen. Wanggaard. Victims' right amendment advances in Senate.
- Rep. Subeck. Stands up for democracy; joins colleagues in introducing fresh start for Wisconsin legislation.
- Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Passes key state Senate committee.
- Rep. Magnafici. Testifies in support of protecting insurance coverage for Wisconsin residents with preexisting conditions.
- Rep. Hebl. Column: New governor brings hope of progress.
- Rep. Vorpagel. Testimony on AB-1.
- Rep. Taylor. Assembly Democrats plan to shine light on shady politicians.
- Rep. Hintz. Legislative Democrats introduce first priorities: "A Fresh Start for Wisconsin."
- Rep. Steineke. Legislative Republicans host Evers in caucus.
- Wisconsin Voices. Commends focus on good governance.
- Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours in Saturday.
- Rep. Oldenburg. To testify on bill protecting pre-existing conditions.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Wisconsin legislative session is starting out with litigation, and it will cost taxpayers.
- WAOW. Local officials say harsher OWI offenses would impact taxpayers, jails and district attorney.
- WJFW. Lawmaker: 'Ship has already sailed;' tax incentives unlikely to sway Petco to stay in Rhinelander.
- Fox 6. 'It's just too vital to the functioning of our democracy:' Transparency advocates push email changes for public leaders.
- DSPS Sec.-designee Crim. Announces leadership team appointments.
- Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Communities receive $3.7 million for projects.
- AG Kaul. Announces judgment requiring Milwaukee County health care provider Froedert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Inc. to pay $360,000 in forfeitures, fees, and costs related to hazardous waste.
- WHEDA. Finishes 2018 with nearly a half-billion dollars in single family lending.
- DNR. Weekly news.
- DWD Sec.-designee Frostman. Announces new leadership team.
- AG Kaul. Joins bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in brief defending law that protects Native American children.
- DATCP. To start inspecting produce farms this year.
- DWD. Unemployment insurance 2018 tax statements now available online.
- DHS. Wisconsin food and nutrition programs will continue despite federal government shutdown.
- DWD. Wisconsin ready to assist furloughed federal employees.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. As shutdown continues, hundreds of federal workers in Wisconsin seek unemployment.
- Stevens Point Journal. Lincoln Hills youth prison not keeping inmates' cells 'suicide resistant,' monitor finds.
- Reuters. Antarctica's melt quickens, risks meters of sea level rise: study.
- We Energies. Launches largest approved solar energy program in Wisconsin.
- Dairy Business Association. Dairy group strengthens policy team.
- Wisconsin Conservation Voters. A fresh look and name for a new day in conservation for Wisconsin.
- Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Commends WILL lawsuit to protect economic opportunity.
- Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues Evers administration to protect wedding barns.
- AP. Lawsuit seeks to protect Wisconsin wedding barns.
- UW-Madison. UW research instrument returns from 22,000-mile seaward journey.
- Marquette University. Hiring up to nine faculty members this academic year to bolster Race and Ethnic Studies program.
- UW-Eau Claire. U.S. News ranks UW MBA Consortium among top online programs in the country.
- City of Sun Prairie. Jimmy will make his prognostication on Saturday, February 2, 2019!
- Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Council approves legislation concerning the Milwaukee Health Department's lead reporting processes and water filter distribution plans.
- Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Council approves Carjacking and Reckless Driving Task Force.
- Milwaukee Alds. Stamper, Coggs. Council passes measure to spark deconstruction/demolition activity.
- Edgewood College. College presents Dream Week to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.
- U.S. Rep. Grothman. Calls for vote on bill to pay federal workers.
- U.S. Sen. Johnson. Discusses his bill to pay workers on the job during shutdown.
- Reuters. Shutdown bites economy, U.S. Coast Guard as Washington talks stall.
- Bloomberg. Big tax break for business owners at risk as shutdown drags on.
- Bloomberg. U.S. now says all online gambling illegal, not just sports bets.
- Portage Daily Register. Shutdown shuts off paychecks for Oxford federal prison workers.
- Governing. As shutdown stretches on, transportation officials worry about long-term effects.
- The Hill. TSA absences raise stakes in shutdown fight.
- WXOW. Rep. Kind says it's a farm crisis.
- WSAW. Government shutdown could lead to longer wait times at airports.
- Politico. FDA to restart more food safety inspections affected by shutdown.
- Politico. How the shutdown is growing even worse.
- AP. Trump says solution to shutdown impasse 'so simple.'