October 2012
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
   
Legislative
12:49 pm Rep. Berceau. Bi-partisan call for independent review of Brown Deer PD response to domestic violence cases. Letter to Brown Deer Police Chief.
10:29 am Rep. Barca. Statement another Republican abuse of power being struck down in court.
   
6:30 am Pierce County Herald. Sen. Vinehout: Put voters first.
State Agencies
4:37 pm ETF. Announces Communications Director, Legislative Liaison.
2:37 pm DATCP. Brancel congratulates Friar on honorary FFA degree.
11:45 am WDVA. Announces Women Veterans Summit 2012.
11:02 am State Treasurer Schuller. Offers 30-day extension to hurricane victims.
11:00 am DPI. Madison and Marshfield graduates named AP State Scholars.
10:34 am Emergency Management. Are you ready for winter?
   
6:30 am Wisconsin Reporter. Election officials say they're ready to go with poll staff.
Economy/Business
4:35 pm MEUW. Public power utilities respond to need for utility crews in Pennsylvania.
2:36 pm Xcel Energy. Crews heading east to help restore power in wake of Hurricane Sandy.
2:34 pm Integrys Group. Wisconsin Public Service to improve electric reliability in areas most prone to outages.
6:30 am Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Posts third quarter and nine month results.
   
2:49 pm Reuters. ADP September U.S. private jobs increase halved after data overhaul.
12:03 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Manufacturing slows in October in southeastern Wisconsin.
11:56 am Milwaukee Business Journal. Sandy pushing Generac to add 100 jobs, start production in Jeffersion.
11:28 am Bloomberg. Business activity in U.S. shrank in October for second month.
6:30 am  Reuters. Lukewarm jobs report awaits Americans as election nears.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Unemployment rates fall in 95 pct. of U.S. cities.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. 'All hands on deck' at Whitewater's Generac.
6:30 am Wisconsin Radio Network. Survey says: optimism on economic prospects.
Statewide
10:27 am Delta Dental. And UW-Stevens Point collaborate on sculpture to mark company's 50th anniversary.
9:34 am WCEP. Young Whooping Cranes begin fall migration.
8:34 am Common Cause in Wisconsin. 1-866-OUR-VOTE (election protection)/Big open records win for CMD and Common Cause.
   
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. In Sandy's wake, normal a long way off for millions in East; up to 50 killed; 8.2 million without power.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Teachers unions talk merger after membership drops 30%.
6:30 am LA Times. Wisconsin doctor surrenders license in Boy Scout molestation case. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Courts
6:30 am Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses - November 2012.
   
6:30 am  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal judge rules Milwaukee County could shift some health costs to retirees.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Walker oversight of education policies unconstitutional, judge says.
Education
3:59 pm UW-Stout. CEO credits university for giving him strong foundation.
11:44 am MCPASD Yes Committee. Community support grows for MCPASD referendum.
11:33 am UW-Madison. UW scientists play key role in plotting storm track.
10:33 am UW-River Falls. Senior BFA degree exhibit set.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Business Journal. Medical College awards $4.5 million in grants.
6:30 am Shawano Leader. School Board approves budget.
Local
4:58 pm Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputy's firing upheld by County Personnel Review Board.
4:38 pm Milwaukee County Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee. Budget blast: October 31, 2012.
12:47 pm Waukesha County Exec. Vrakas. Waukesha County to hold strategic planning focus groups.
9:33 am Milwaukee County Sup. Jursik. Prioritizes long-term planning for county facilities in budget.
8:32 am Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Says justice system failed 5-year-old boy.
   
11:59 am Racine Journal Times. Some public employees claim they're being 'bullied' into paying more for their pensions, health benefits.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. City might require food carts to offer vegetarian items.
6:30 am  Wausau Daily Herald. Weston scrambles to fund budget deficit.
6:30 am Wisconsin Radio Network. DOJ will provide training to Brown Deer police. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am CBS 58. Suspected drunk driver plows into petting zoo.
Federal Agencies
11:41 am Bureau of Justice Services. Arrest in the United States, 1990-2010.
Politics
3:58 pm One Wisconsin Now. Uncovers more problems with right wing poll watcher training.
1:20 pm Marquette University. Marquette Law School Poll finds Obama ahead in Wisconsin, Baldwin with slight edge in close Senate race. Business Insider. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
10:32 am Wisconsin Election Protection Coalition. Election Protection poll watchers dedicated to nonpartisanship.
   
6:30 am Detroit Free Press. Could superstorm Sandy postpone election? What are the options?
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Deadline is Friday for early voting.
6:30 am Washington Post. Wisconsin Republicans give dubious training to poll watchers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
    Congress 
4:00 pm DPW. Tea Party Congressman Reid Ribble refuses to return payoff from energy corporation.
2:34 pm DPW. There's nothing "cute" about Sean Duffy's plans to slash healthcare and rollback women's rights.
8:31 am Ryan for Congress. Releases latest TV ad, " The Idea of America."
   
6:30 am WKBT. Kind, Boland keep civil tone during debate.
    Assembly/Senate 
4:01 pm WPPA. Endorses Genrich for State Assembly.
10:26 am CERS. Financial statements show four GOP challengers raising more than DEM incumbents.
6:30 am ADCC. Files election complaint against Rep. Scott Krug for accepting illegal campaign contribution.
6:30 am ADCC. Files election complaint against candidate Mary Czaja for falsified campaign report and legal violations.
   
11:01 am Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Jorgensen earns nod over Wynn in close call.
6:30 am  Janesville Gazette. Loudenbeck, Schroeder agree to disagree in 31st.
6:30 am  Capital Times. Editorial: Keep Andy Jorgensen in the Assembly.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Candidate profile: Dennis Halkoski focuses on jobs, education.
6:30 am  Marshfield News Herald. Candidate profile: John Spiros wants to help businesses grow.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Endsley, Helmke stress job creation in 26th District.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Endorsement: King brings independence, moderation to senate.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Endorsement: Macco is the choice for 30th Senate District.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Jim Steineke deserves second term in 5th Assembly District.
6:30 am WJFW. Election day preview: 74th Assembly District.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Feehan has edge in campaign cash.
6:30 am  Port Washington Patch. District 23 candidates draw contrasts in Act 10 views.
    U.S. Senate 
2:35 pm Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Last Marquette Poll: Tammy in a strong position.
11:05 am DPW. Tommy Thompson: Wrong for Wisconsin women.
   
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Thompson best choice for Senate.
6:30 am Superior Telegram. Senate race between Tammy, Tommy high stakes.
6:30 am Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Clinton cuts ad for Baldwin in Senate race.
    Presidential 
12:09 pm Chippewa Herald. In Eau Claire, Ryan says, 'We'll hit the ground running.'
11:25 am CBS News. The 2012 battlegrounds: Wisconsin.
11:03 am USA Today. Paul Ryan hits campaign trail after storm. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am New York Times. Storm pushes aside presidential politics, mostly.
6:30 am Washington Post. In tight election, Obama and Romney vying for independent voters in battleground states.
6:30 am WKBT. Paul Ryan visits La Crosse, promotes food drive.
6:30 am WQOW. Former President Clinton to campaign in Eau Claire Wednesday.
6:30 am Superior Telegram. VP Biden plans trip to Superior.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Obama, Romney to resume campaigning in Wisconsin.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin: a different kind of battleground.
   
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
   
Act 21 Decision and Order
1:03 pm Peggy Z. Coyne v. Scott Walker. Decision and order on motions for summary judgment. DPI Supt. Evers. Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Gov. Walker
8:56 am Gov. Walker. New DNR online map shows 1.1 million private acres open to the public. WEAU.
Legislative
2:56 pm Sen. Larson. Legislators demand accountability, transparency in WEDC. Letter to Interim Sec. and CEO Hall.
2:00 pm PR Watch. CMD and Common Cause prevail in open records lawsuit against ALEC Legislators in Wisconsin. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12:30 pm Rep. Knodl. Column: Successful reforms and more to come.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers vow to boost public access to land.
State Agencies
4:02 pm Emergency Management. Situation Report 1 - Hurricane Sandy.
3:57 pm DOJ. Lake Winnebago Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group conducts synthetic cannabinoid operation.
3:49 pm DOA. Edvest and Tomorrow's Scholar plans get new investment plan manager.
2:56 pm DNR. Weekly News.
2:03 pm Dept. of Tourism. Green Bay Film Festival receives $16,950 JEM Grant.
12:06 pm AG Van Hollen. Comments on events surrounding Brookfield homicides on Sunday, October 21, 2012 and announces domestic violence training.
10:30 am DOC Sec. Wall. Appoints Jackie Guthrie as Director of Communications.
8:54 am DOJ. Former Monroe County jailer sentenced on sexual assault charge.
   
6:30 am Wisconsin Radio Network. Hunters kill 38 wolves in two weeks.
Economy/Business
12:50 pm Oshkosh Corporation. Confirms receipt of Director Nomination Notice from Carl Icahn.
12:36 pm ATC. Withdraws Barnhart-Branch River project filing at PSC.
10:46 am Bureau of Labor Statistics. Metro area employment and unemployment summary.
   
6:30 am USA Today. Labor Department: Jobs report on Friday.
6:30 am Shawano Leader. Aarowcast to temporarily lay off 90 workers.
Statewide
3:47 pm Wisconsin Election Protection Coalition. Poll watchers dedicated to nonpartisanship.
10:36 am Professional Dairy Producers Foundation. Deadline rapidly approaching for organizations applying for Foundation grants.
   
12:43 pm Fond du Lac Reporter. Sandy's death toll climbs; millions without power.
6:30 am Bloomberg. Hurricane Sandy threatens $20 billion in economic damage.
6:30 am WMTV. Wis. village urges partial evacuation due to Sandy.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. Superstorm Sandy slams into New Jersey coast.
6:30 am WAOW. A state-by-state look at the East Coast superstorm.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Inland areas brace for wind, rain, snow as superstorm that crashed ashore plods forward.
Courts
10:24 am District I Court of Appeals. State v. Allen Dell Vaughn.
   
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Judge throws out CapX2020 challenge.
Education
2:55 pm UW-River Falls. Online privacy topic of Working Journalist Seminar Series.
12:04 pm UW-Stout. Online courses helped student in Afghanistan stay on track.
10:31 am UW-Rock County. Attend free concerts.
10:05 am MPS, SME Foundation and Rockwell Automation. Local industry, students come together to build a brighter future for manufacturing in Milwaukee.
   
6:30 am Badger Herald. Budgets, loan debt addressed.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. District approves 2012-13 school budget.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Report cards give schools look at student growth.
Local
3:55 pm Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission denies complaint by Sheriff's Captain.
2:06 pm Dane County Exec. Parisi. And Sheriff partner on efficiencies for Dane County's Criminal Justice System in 2013 budget.
10:07 am Racine Mayor Dickert. Reelected as President of Urban Alliance.
   
10:19 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. County exec says 2013 budget best available.
6:30 am Lakeland Times. Vilas County 2013 budget recommends elimination of 11 jobs.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee police panel to consider expanding use-of-force policies.
Congress
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Editorial: Close embassies if we can't defend them.
Federal Agencies
10:48 am Dept. of Energy. Responding to post-tropical cyclone Sandy: DOE situation reports.
10:46 am Census Bureau. Residential vacancies and homeownership in the third quarter 2012.
10:44 am Bureau of Justice Statistics. Hiring and retention of state and local law enforcement officers, 2008.
Politics
11:32 am One Wisconsin Now. Einhorns confirm One Wisconsin Now/theGiro investigation: Admit purchase of voter suppression billboards.
   
6:30 am Badger Herald. Editorial: Endorsements express editorial independence.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Author of voter fraud billboards steps forth.
    Assembly/Senate 
12:31 pm DPW. Scott Suder refuses to denounce Rep. Roger Rivard's rape comments.
   
12:29 pm Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Experience favors Ringhand in 45th District.
10:21 am Sheboygan Press. Election 2012 preview: Bauer challenges Kestell in 27th Assembly District.
10:16 am Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Kole Oswald has most to offer in 3rd Assembly District.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Redrawn district lines favor Nerison.
6:30 am Lakeland Times. Three vie to replace Tiffany for 35th Assembly District seat.
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. State Senate candidate Olson says compromise not a dirty word.
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. Incumbent Harsdorf says core values, constituents continue to be what will guide her.
6:30 am Wisconsin Reporter. GOP showing more confidence than Dems in state Senate battle.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Re-elect Doyle for 94th Assemlby.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Plans for jobs differ in 94th.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Pediatrician challenges freshman GOP lawmaker in 67th District.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Act 10 remains a key issue in 32nd Assembly District.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Ringhand, Schmidt vie for 45th Assembly.
6:30 am Capital Times. Editorial: Mary Arnold will lead charge for public education.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. 70th Assembly District incumbent Vruwink focuses on jobs, education, agriculture.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. 70th Assembly District hopeful VanderMeer touts business, service experience.
    Congress 
12:56 pm Pocan for Congress. Statement on falsified allegations.
6:30 am Chad Lee for Congress. Issues statement regarding volunteer. Wisconsin State Journal.
   
12:38 pm Chippewa Herald. Kreitlow: Target tax credits to create jobs.
12:38 pm Chippewa Herald. Duffy says taxes dividing point.
6:30 am Tomah Journal. Boland says Congress must move quickly.
6:30 am Beloit Daily News. Editorial: For Congress.
    U.S. Senate 
10:52 am Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Releases new TV ad with President Clinton.
10:01 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Baldwin's economic failures highlighted in new ad, "Ever."
6:30 am Baldwin for U.S. Senate. U.S. Army veteran calls on Thompson to end dishonest campaign of lies and take down false ad immediately.
6:30 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Releases new ad, "vote."
   
10:17 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Endorsement: Baldwin is right choice for U.S. Senate.
6:30 am WKBT. Distorted campaign ads from both sides in Wisconsin Senate race.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Expensive, nasty campaign argues for election reform.
6:30 am Wauwatosa Patch. Hurricane Sandy dominates Thompson, Walker stop in Waukesha.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Claim that Baldwin voted against body armor for troops for from truth.
    President 
12:49 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan, Ann Romney events set.
12:42 pm Janesville Gazette. Vice president in Beloit on Friday.
10:39 am LA Times. Obama recruits door-to-door campaigners with election night offer.
6:30 am Daily Beast. Hurricane Sandy could undo Mitt Romney's late play for Wisconsin.
6:30 am Bloomberg. Pro-gun group ads call Obama a threat to firearms rights.
6:30 am USA Today. Will this election be a replay of 2000?
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Ryan plans stop in EC.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Editorial: For president, we endorse Obama.
6:30 am Washington Post. Sandy forces political pause, but campaigns still look for an edge with 7 days left.
6:30 am Washington Examiner. Dems deny Romney on a roll in Wisconsin.
   
Monday, October 29, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
2:16 pm Gov. Walker. Readies the Wisconsin National Guard to assist with Hurricane Sandy.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker wants to tighten state's domestic violence laws. Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
Legislative
3:50 pm Sen. Lasee. Dominon Energy announces plan to decommission Kewaunee nuclear power station.
   
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. The shrinking middle: polarization, partisanship growing.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers releasing few details about postelection agendas.
State Agencies
4:50 pm DOR. Laurel Patrick named DOR Communications Director.
1:33 pm DWD Sec. Newson. Providing manufacturing sector skilled workers vital to strong economy, continued job growth.
11:52 am Emergency Management. Be ReadyWisconsin when you fall back - Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, November 4, 2012.
9:21 am DOR. Rosholt man charged with falsifying title application. Complaint.
8:55 am DOC Sec. Wall. Appoints Deirdre Morgan as Deputy Secretary.
6:30 am DWD Sec. Newson. Urges employers, public to provide input on unemployment insurance reform.
6:30 am DWD Sec. Newson. Visits Greenheck Fan Corporation, cites youth apprenticeship as pathway to manufacturing careers.
   
4:13 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. One-third of wolf harvest quota filled in 2 weeks.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Why was no one tracking the money at the WEDC?
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. GAB: 225,000 absentee ballots requested for election.
Economy/Business
3:46 pm Alliant Energy. Crews heading to East Coast to assist in storm restoration.
11:50 am Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal income and outlays: September 2012.
9:02 am We Energies. Customer recipes included in 2012 We Energies Cookie Book.
6:30 am Oshkosh Corp. Oshkosh Board of Directors unanimously rejects Carl Icahn's unsolicited, inadequate, highly conditional and opportunistic tender offer.
   
6:30 am Reuters. Analysis: Fiscal cliff could hit economy harder than many expect.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Editorial: Kewaunee nuke closing a major blow.
Statewide
4:58 pm Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice. Connecting common struggles: Destructive mining in El Salvador and Wisconsin.
3:44 pm Citizen Action of Wisconsin. "Health Crisis Unit" ambulance travels through Fox Valley.
1:32 pm Wisconsin Cheese Originals. Festival set for Nov. 9-10 in Madison
10:08 am MacIver Institute. Act 10 taxpayer savings now exceed $2 billion.
6:30 am MacIver Institute. MacIver Institute expands.
   
1:39 pm La Crosse Tribune. Sandy gains power and aims for Northeast.
6:30 am USA Today. States with the highest and lowest taxes.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Eastern U.S. braces for dangerous superstorm.
6:30 am Wisconsin Radio Network. New study details cranberry impact.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Texts. Tweets. Public record? Elected officials in legal quandary over new media, devices.
Courts
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Wis. judge rules police can negotiate deductibles.
Education
1:47 pm UW-Eau Claire. Student affairs professionals, program receive NASPA awards.
11:12 am UW-Extension. National 4-H Hall of Fame honors Jim Barthel.
10:59 am UW-Marquette,  Trek Bicycle President John Burke to speak at Marquette Nov. 8.
10:23 am UW-Rock County. To present Teddy Roosevelt show.
9:01 am UW-River Falls. Bowls for Hope invites charitable organization requests.
8:33 am UW-River Falls. And area high schools team up in mathematics partnership project.
   
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Local school districts make difficult budget decisions.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. School administrators point out flaws in report card system.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Analysis finds limitations of new public school report cards.
6:30 am Shawano Leader. School Board voting on budget.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Consequences for failing schools still undecided.
Local
4:59 pm Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputies arrest 15 registered sex offenders during trick-or-treat hours for probation and parole violations.
11:53 am Milwaukee County Exec Abele. Milwaukee County Parks prepares for effects from Hurricane Sandy.
10:33 am Milwaukee County Board Chair Dimitrijevic. Open letter to the residents of Milwaukee County. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County Board raises taxes while sacrificing service level, public safety.
   
1:35 pm Daily Reporter. Port of Milwaukee prepping to avoid damage. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. Housing authority asks City Council for payment relief.
6:30 am Duluth News Tribune. Disaster relief allocated for flood damage in NW Wisconsin counties.
6:30 am Business Insider. It's 'morning in America' in Wisconsin's worst-hit recession town.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. City unsure on next Thomas St. steps.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Soglin proposed city pay $385,400 after losing Attic Angel tax case.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal.  McFarland could be first in Dane County to impose wheel tax.
Federal Agencies
11:59 am White House. Remarks by the President on Hurricane Sandy.
11:57 am Dept. of Energy. Hurricane Sandy: Situation reports.
8:31 am CSWAB. EPA defends Badger Restoration Advisory Board.
Politics
12:32 pm Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Announce formal complaint against Rite-Hite CEO.  WISN.
11:50 am One Wisconsin Now. Revealed: Joint investigation by One Wisconsin Now & theGrio uncovers anonymous funder of voter suppression billboards.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Column: Why we won't make recommendations.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Campaigns bombard ad-weary Wisconsinites.
6:30 am Washington Post. Internal emails shed light on close relationship between VP nominee Ryan, Wisconsin's governor.
6:30 am Boston Globe. Senate race a tie-breaker for Wisconsin Dems, GOP.
6:30 am Wisconsin Reporter. Exclusive: Political attack? An interview with Kyle Wood.
    Assembly/Senate 
10:21 am Janesville Gazette. Editorial: August is easy choice in 32nd District.
10:17 am Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Loudenbeck is best choice in 31st District.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: State well-served by Dean Kaufert's independent spirit.
6:30 am Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Wisconsin legislature.
6:30 am Beloit Daily News. Wynn aims to decrease spending, help veterans.
6:30 am Beloit Daily News. Bi-partisanship, schools are focus for Jorgensen.
6:30 am Tomah Journal. Noble calls for nullification of Obamacare at Tomah forum.
6:30 am Brookfield Patch. Legislative candidates to square off on Tuesday.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Group asked to stop using Noble photos in attack ads.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Nerison, Johnson fight for redrawn 96th District.
    Congress 
1:42 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Congressional opponent calls Ryan a 'fiscal phony.'
12:37 pm Sun Prairie Star. Editorial: Endorsements - Lee, Schaefer get our nods.
10:19 am Janesville Gazette. Editorial; For Congress, Pocan earns nod in 2nd District.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: Ribble deserves second term in House.
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. Petri, Kallas face off for 6th Congressional District seat.
6:30 am Superior Telegram. Duffy, Kreitlow face off for the 7th.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin 3rd Congressional District: A quiet contest.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. 3rd Congressional District: Taxes, defense set candidates apart.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Incumbents Kind, Walz hold large cash lead in U.S. House races.
    U.S. Senate 
8:59 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Campaign goes up with new ad, "Body Armor." La Crosse Tribune.
6:30 am Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Campaign statement on WISN debate.
6:30 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Tammy Baldwin's "sweetheart deal."
   
4:12 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Thompson receives $126,000 in stocks from device maker.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Yes, there are issues, and the economy is a big one.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Tommy best to tackle Washington gridlock.
6:30 am The Republic. Nasty, expensive 'Tammy vs Tommy' Senate race enters home stretch.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin's voting record places her among top liberals.
6:30 am Bloomberg. Show me your returns tactic echoes in Congressional races.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Editorial: For U.S. Senate, we endorse Tommy Thompson.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Baldwin calls herself progressive in debate.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. Baldwin, Thompson spar over 9/11, Iran. Badger Herald.
    President 
4:23 pm Reuters. Analysis: U.S. presidential race is all about Ohio - or is it?
4:18 pm Bloomberg. Democrats hold early-voting advantage over Republicans.
1:50 pm WAOW. Clinton to campaign in Wisconsin after Obama cancels.
1:49 pm WQOW. Economists say election winner will struggle to manage economy.
11:11 am Boston Herald. Romney, Obama cancel swing-state rallies, take battle to Twitter. Milwaukee Business Journal.
9:08 am WTMJ. Obama trip to Green Bay canceled due to Hurricane Sandy.
6:30 am LA Times. As Romney edges toward moderation, Ryan takes a lower profile.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Where the candidates stand on the key issue.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Analysis gives Obama slim lead in electoral vote hunt.
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. Editorial: Vote Romney, his promise of a way forward.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Press-Gazette endorsement: We recommend Romney for president.
6:30 am Washington Examiner. Dem warning: Obama could lose Wisconsin.
6:30 am Buffalo News. Wisconsin voters are paying attention to federal debt.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Columbia County's undecided voters may help swing election.
6:30 am Newsmax. Scott Walker: Romney's ideas already working in Wisconsin.
6:30 am Washington Examiner. GOP senses chance to beat Obama in Wisconsin.
6:30 am RealClearPolitics. In Wisconsin, it's game on.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. Why it matters: Labor.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Scorned by pundits and comics alike, many undecided voters may not be so out of touch.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Politically, some parts of Wisconsin swing wildly.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. In push for finish line, Wisconsin sees plethora of campaign stops.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Vice president rallies UW-Parkside.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. Biden focuses on middle class in Oshkosh.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Biden visit to cheese shop irritates woman.
6:30 am Fox 11. The Oshkosh layoffs and politics.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Obama, Romney campaigns optimistic about Wisconsin chances leading to election.
6:30 am Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Campaigns put Wisconsin voters in the spotlight.
   
Friday, October 26, 2012
   
Legislative
3:25 pm Rep. Suder. Statement on Clark County tax rate.
1:30 pm Sen. Lazich. Column: Fall maintenance will help you warm up to winter.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers ask EPA to deny S.S. Badger coal ash extension.
State Agencies
4:45 pm DWD.  Meetings and hearings.
4:43 pm DHS. Announces newborn screening task force.
1:39 pm DSPS. Meetings - revised.
1:37 pm GAB. In-person absentee (early) voting off to robust start.
1:33 pm DATCP. Tips to ensure a happy (and safe) Halloween.
1:27 pm AG Van Hollen. Announces settlement agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Backlog stalls unemployment benefit checks.
Economy/Business
8:00 am Bureau of Economic Analysis. GDP 3rd quarter 2012 (advance estimate). Bloomberg.
6:30 am Rural America OnShore. Wisconsin company wins 2012 Rising Star Business Award.
   
6:30 am Reuters. In rare show of unity, U.S. CEOs call for deficit fix.
6:30 am Washington Post. 'Fiscal cliff' already hampering U.S. economy, report says.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Oshkosh Corp. to lay off 450 workers. Oshkosh Northwestern. WBAY. Fox 11.
6:30 am Milwaukee Business Journal. First Transit to close Milwaukee facility.
Statewide
1:40 pm Quarles & Brady. And the Fellowship Open awarded 2012 Community Service Award from MCSO.
   
6:30 am Governing. Without Medicaid expansion, hospital uncompensated care would grow.
6:30 am New York Times. Michigan vote a test case on enshrining the rights of unions.
6:30 am Portage Daily Register. Dells leader, former transportation secretary Chuck Thompson dies at 76.
6:30 am USA Today. Gender pay gap persists.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Teens to be fined for using cellphones while driving.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. New servicer set to take reins of state's college savings program.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Colby farmer barely escapes collapsing silo with his life. Wisconsin Radio Network. WAOW.
6:30 am Bloomberg. Worst storm in 100 years seen for northeast U.S.
Courts
6:30 am Monroe Times. Attorney-client privilege tested.
6:30 am WEAU. Attorney General seeks stay in union lawsuit. Wisconsin State Journal.
Education
1:37 pm UW-River Falls. Students to provide election night coverage.
1:30 pm UW-Stevens Point. Student-athletes have higher retention and graduation rates.
1:28 pm UW-River Falls. College of Business and Economics professor appointed to editorial advisory board of "International Journal of Management and Information Systems."
   
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Waterford residents vote to eliminate school board pay.
6:30 am Burnett County Sentinel. Siren Schools increase mill rate.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. School board finalizes 5% tax rate hike.
Local
4:40 pm Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
9:57 am Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Calls for outside audit of Brown Deer Police Department.
6:30 am Milwaukee County Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee. Passes fair budget with balance on vote of 8-1. Budget blast - Oct. 25. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
   
1:50 pm Wausau Daily Herald. Exclusive report: Wausau bungles Thomas Street project
8:00 am Racine Journal Times. County employees condemn benefit changes.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. Reward set in Kedzie assault.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. DNR to rule on lake level.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Outside group to review standoff, Brown Deer official says.
Congress
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. U.S. Senate investigation finds prominent UW surgeon failed to report risks.
Politics
1:53 pm Appleton Post Crescent. Green Bay bishop urges parishioners to vote against candidates who support abortion, gay marriage.
6:30 am WEAU. Political mail expected to surpass 2 billion pieces delivered.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Incumbents hold fundraising edge in Wisconsin U.S. House races.
    Assembly/Senate 
4:42 pm Haqqi for Assembly. Calls on Rep. Knodl to withdraw support from Rivard campaign.
   
8:00 am Oshkosh Northwestern. WMC's anti-Jessica King ad features.. a King supporter.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. Challenger Michalak: Capitol needs a 'middle class agenda.'
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. Incumbent Kleefisch: Protect jobs, children and the unborn.
6:30 am Lakeland Times. Three vie for State Senate seat.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Suspended: 26th Assembly debate cut short when Endsley falls ill.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Newcomer seeks GOP leader's seat in 69th Assembly District.
6:30 am Beloit Daily News. Bi-partisanship, experience highlight Knilans' record.
6:30 am Beloit Daily News. Kolste prioritizes schools, middle class tax cuts.
   Congress 
12:50 pm DPW. Sean Duffy's $100K gift to himself: He profits while throwing middle class under the bus.
   
6:30 am Capital Times. Editorial: Unlike Ryan, Zerban actually wants to serve 1st District.
    U.S. Senate 
4:42 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. In final U.S. Senate debate, which Tammy Baldwin will show up?
1:54 pm DPW. Veterans and first responders speak out against Tommy Thompson's attack on Tammy Baldwin's record of fighting for 9/11 families and first responders.
1:34 pm Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Tommy Thompson's failed response to 9/11 first responder health as Bush cabinet secretary.
   
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Firefighter groups defend Baldwin; announce ads rebuffing Thompson's 9/11 claim.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Thompson reports having $1.3 million on hand.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin backs Obamacare, won't push for single-payer system.
    President 
1:47 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Biden seeking to fire up supporters in Oshkosh.
1:43 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. All hands on deck: Biden, Romney, Obama, Ryan work Wisconsin.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rite-Hite owner warns employees of risks of voting for Obama.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader Telegram. Presidential campaigns pass $2B in funds raised.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Fiscal issues take center stage at UW-Madison debate.
6:30 am Brookfield Patch. Marco Rubio stumps for Romney/Ryan at Waukesha campaign stop.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Ryan to campaign, trick or treat on Halloween.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Obama heading to Green Bay Tuesday.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Romney in Wisconsin Monday.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin sees more Obama ads despite GOP spending edge.
   
Thursday, October 25, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
1:56 pm Gov. Walker. Statement on passing of Chuck Thompson.
10:49 am Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address: Budget preview.
8:45 am Gov. Walker. Letter to EPA regarding the S.S. Badger.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lake Express ferry owner criticizes Walker for backing S.S. Badger permit.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Warm reception greets Walker in hometown.
Legislative
2:22 pm Cooperative Network. Honor Reps. Ott and Brooks with legislative awards.
1:47 pm Sen. Larson. Column: End the nightmare now.
10:50 am Sen. Carpenter. Hosts town halls in four municipalities.
State Agencies
4:40 pm DNR. Outdoor Report.
3:34 pm DOJ. Franklin resident Fahmi Adballah bound over for trial and arraigned on three counts of theft of sales tax proceeds.
2:54 pm DOT. All five military branch special license plates are now available with the designation "U.S."
2:23 pm OCI. Deer season is here. Can you auto policy take the hit?
2:14 pm AG Van Hollen. Appoints David Matthews Administrator of the Division of Criminal Investigation at DOJ.
2:13 pm DATCP. Don't take a risk; test for Aflatoxin, Bartz says.
2:11 pm Emergency Management. Situation report - storms. Report #2.
1:49 pm DSPS. Meetings. Addendum.
1:49 pm DOT. Packer travel advisory.
9:30 am DOC. Probation and parole agents team up with law enforcement on Halloween.
   
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin, Romney campaign settle lawsuit on overseas ballots.
Economy/Business
3:50 pm Integrys Group. Announces third quarter 2012 earnings conference call.
8:46 am Census Bureau. Advance report on durable goods manufacturer's shipments, inventories and orders September 2012. Bloomberg.
8:00 am Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report.
   
8:48 am Reuters. Analysis: Americans to face tougher 2013 on rising prices, taxes.
6:30 am WBAY. Dominion prepares timeline for Kewaunee plant shutdown and layoffs.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Jobs burn out more workers.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Public-private partnership key to renewal for former manufacturing facility
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wyndham hotel by airport to close.
6:30 am Wisconsin Radio Network. Local unemployment rates fell in September.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin firm Rivers Edge recalls tree stands.
Statewide
4:20 pm Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Reduced revenue limits push school spending down 5.4% in 2011-12.
2:46 pm American Lung Association. To hold statewide summit on tobacco free college campuses.
6:30 am Wisconsin Credit Union League. 1 year after Bank Transfer Day, consumers still fleeing to credit unions here, nationally.
   
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. Veterinarians not required to report suspected pet abuse by law.
6:30 am Superior Telegram. State spending jumps in recession; local spending flatlines.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. FDA lists venues that got drug-maker's products.
Courts
4:40 pm Madison Teachers, Inc. v. Scott Walker. Appellants' motion to stay final order pending appeal. AG Van Hollen.
8:11 am District IV Court of Appeals. Robert Hoague v. Kraft Foods Global, Inc.
6:30 am Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts six new cases.
   
6:30 am Daily Reporter. U.S. sues B of A for $1B mortgage fraud.
Education
2:47 pm UW-Stout. University Housing honored for improving residence hall life.
1:51 pm UW-Eau Claire. Dr. Pamela Gray receives award for contributions to college health.
1:50 pm AT&T. Brookfield students learn about dangers of texting & driving.
11:15 am UW-Stout. Chancellor to address state summit on tobacco-free campuses.
11:10 am UW-River Falls. November music department events.
   
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. School district raises property taxes for fifth year.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Divided CF school board backs levy hike in 2012-13 budget.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Proficiency plummets at voucher schools, MPS with new test scoring.
Local
2:50 pm Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Sheriff's office monitors sex offenders during Halloween trick or treat hours.
2:12 pm Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Global Rating Agency: Milwaukee County is on a better path.
6:30 am Racine Mayor Dickert. 2013 budget speech.
6:30 am Milwaukee County Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee. Budget blast: Oct. 24, 2012.
6:30 am Milwaukee County Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee. Refuses to put price tag on public safety. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Milwaukee County Sup. Stamper. To host second "Employment, Training & Education Expo."
   
6:30 am WKOW. Gun in salon shooting bought online through unregulated classified ad. WTMJ.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. PSC lets Madison residents opt out of smart meters, for extra charge.
6:30 am Jackson County Tribune. Transmission transition: High-voltage line could be coming to Jackson County.
6:30 am Shawano Leader. County Board says no to borrowing.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele backtracks on Mental Health Complex medical director.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Brookfield spa shooting victim leaves Froedtert; memorials announced.
Congress
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Kind: U.S. could leave Afghanistan sooner.
Federal Agencies
11:22 am HHS. People with Medicare save $4.8 billion on prescription drugs thanks to the health care law.
Politics
2:15 pm DPW. Bought and paid for: Reid Ribble's shameful silence on Kewaunee plant closing.
10:48 am Chad Lee for Congress. Campaign responds to attack on volunteer.
6:30 am Racine Tea Party. Former Navy Seal Chris Heven & U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey to speak on Saturday in Racine.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tired of TV, super PAC puts message in papers.
    Assembly/Senate
4:50 pm WPPA. Endorses Kaufert for Assembly.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Editorial: For 35th Assembly District, we endorse Mary Czaja.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Editorial: For 12th Senate District, we endorse Tom Tiffany.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Candidate profiles: State Assembly District 49.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. Jorgensen cites restoring job, education cuts priority.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. Wynn touts statesmanship, leadership during first term.
    U.S. Senate 
5:00 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Tammy Baldwin tries to hide from 14-year single-payer past.
4:33 pm DPW. Calls on Tommy Thompson to return campaign cash raised with disgraced U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock.
1:52 pm Baldwin for U.S. Senate. New report: Tommy Thompson financial interests tied to Iran grows, Thompson profits off seven investments.
   
1:46 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin defends neutral vote on Iranian president.
6:30 am Capital Times. Editorial: Baldwin offers integrity and independence.
6:30 am Pierce County Herald. Editorial: Thompson is best Senate choice.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Thompson, Baldwin ads trade barbs on 9-11 response.
   
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
2:27 pm Gov. Walker. Video: Badger Olympic tailgate.
Legislative
11:02 am WMC. Rep. Keith Ripp awarded for job creation votes.
   
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. New law bans cellphone use for many drivers.
State Agencies
4:43 pm Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Spring Green - frac sand mining and power lines to be discussed.
2:51 pm DOJ. Ladysmith resident convicted on numerous counts of physical and sexual abuse of teenagers.
2:09 pm GAB. Military and overseas ballot lawsuit resolved.
1:44 pm  DWD. Local employment & unemployment estimates released.
1:37 pm PSC. Customers win under two PSC rate decisions.
9:56 am Dept. of Tourism. Janesville Holiday Light Show awarded $20,000 tourism grant.
6:30 am DOC. Report shows prison recidivism rates falling.
6:30 am DNR. Hearings and meetings (Oct. 21-27).
   
6:30 am WBAY. DNR: Hunters have killed 20 Wisconsin wolves.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Outside police responding to accidental gunshot in Governor's Mansion kept in dark.
6:30 am Wisconsin Radio Network. GAB stands by policy changes. Wisconsin Reporter.
Economy/Business
1:39 pm Alliant Energy. Wisconsin Power and Light Company customers will benefit from lower fuel costs.
11:12 am Wisconsin Energy Corp. Announces 2012 third quarter earnings release and conference call.
9:08 am Census Bureau. New residential sales in September 2012.
   
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. U.S. may soon become world's top oil producer.
Statewide
2:57 pm WFDA. Court-appointed receiver announces changes at Wisconsin Funeral Trust and WFDA. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
12:18 pm ESRB. Extends no-cost rating service to all digitally delivered games.
12:08 pm Family Planning Health Services. Announces urgent Lutera recall.
   
10:01 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Bartelt's political reporting was 'right on the money.' Wisconsin State Journal (Obituary).
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Madison man pleads guilty in threat to blow up Democratic Party offices.
6:30 am Wisconsin Reporter. Senator's son: 'I could have been killed' in attack. Wisconsin State Journal. Janesville Gazette. NBC 15.
6:30 am USA Today. States rein in health insurance expenses.
6:30 am LA Times. Wisconsin medical board targets pediatrician who molested Scouts.
Courts
9:13 am District II Court of Appeals. State v. Marilee F. Devries.
9:13 am District II Court of Appeals. State v. Ronald W. Lichty.
Education
6:30 am UW-Milwaukee. Breaks ground on major addition to campus.
   
2:44 pm Oshkosh Northwestern. School board has plans for extra cash from low Oaklawn construction costs.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. College cost increase slows but still stretches budgets.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Medical College pursues $60 million DNA sequencing partnership.
6:30 am Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Fall River passes budget, weighs referendum vote.
6:30 am Shawano Leader. Too many missing school in MISD.
Local
4:42 pm Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. County Board votes against taxpayers and for the status quo.
2:06 pm Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. County/city parks patrol plan will save more than $5 million over three years.
12:09 pm Milwaukee County Sup. Stamper. Pushes for free admission at Washington Park Pool.
8:35 am Dane County Market. Distressed property index down.
6:30 am City of Sun Prairie. Aaron Oppenheimer appointed City Administrator.
6:30 am Madison Blaze. Announce the 2013 season head coach.
6:30 am Milwaukee County Finance, Audit & Personnel Committee. Budget blast: October 23, 2012.
   
1:58 pm Wauwatosa Now. Wauwatosa council again debates how large it should be.
1:54 pm Wauwatosa Now. Wauwatosa school budget to increase levy 6.1%.
8:39 am Fox 11. Safety concerns for nuclear plant closure.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Brown Deer police failed to protect the public, officials say.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. State investigation finds 'complete system failure' at Bella Vista Manor in Oshkosh.
Congress
2:33 pm WBAY. White House told of Libyan attack claim Sept. 11.
6:30 am USA Today. House members want Medicare to change ID card numbers.
Federal Agencies
11:11 am HHS Sec. Sebelius. Statement on World Polio Day.
11:08 am USDA Sec. Vilsack. Announces investments in tribal land-grant institutions (College of Menominee Nation).
   
6:30 am USA Today. Deaths linked to energy drinks could prompt action.
Politics
1:48 pm Capital Times. Strong independent streak makes Wisconsinites fickle voters.
6:30 am Beloit Daily News. Feingold in Beloit to promote voting.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to campaign in Waukesha Thursday.
6:30 am Daily Cardinal. Sen. Johnson speaks before student debate. Badger Herald.
6:30 am Chicago Tribune. As U.S. election nears, efforts intensify to misinform, pressure voters.
6:30 am Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Economic upturn, auto bailout lift Dems in Midwest.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Wisconsin a focus of campaign's final days.
    Congress 
3:46 pm DPW. Video: Sean Duffy embraces personhood, lies about Planned Parenthood, and calls NARAL disgusting.
8:34 am Ryan for Congress. Releases latest TV ad, "Fixing Our Broken Tax Code."
   
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. In a season of political attacks, candidates play nice in race for 2nd Congressional District.
6:30 am Capital Times. Editorial: Pocan will work hard to change Washington.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Without a debate, Zerban unleashes ads on Ryan.
    Asssembly/Senate
3:48 pm One Wisconsin Now. John Macco on equal pay for women: Doesn't get it or doesn't care?
3:47 pm One Wisconsin Now. Rep. Tiffany silent on rampant mismanagement of taxpayer funds at state economic development agency.
   
1:50 pm Chippewa Herald. Larson: Jobs issue is No. 1 among constituents.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Feehan, Shilling spar over path to recovery in testy debate.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Act 10 divides familiar foes in 75th Assembly race.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. 70th Assembly District hopeful touts business, service experience.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Endsley, Helmke meet in 26th Assembly debate.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Flejter cites small town values, job creation as platforms.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Schraa focuses on business, continuing Republican reforms.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Bernard Schaber deserves vote in 57th.
6:30 am Tomah Journal. Profile: 50th Assembly District.
6:30 am Tomah Journal. Feehan draws contrasts with opponent in Wilton.
6:30 am Monroe Times. Editorial: Marklein, Ringhand have earned support.
    U.S. Senate 
1:38 pm Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Statement by members of New York congressional delegation.
12:05 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Responds to Baldwin's attempt to hide from her 9/11 vote.
9:59 am Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Releases new TV ad "Boss."
6:30 am Baldwin for U.S. Senate. FactCheck.org: Thompson ad "False," "Baldwin did honor the victims of the terrorist attacks."
6:30 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Baldwin earns a zero from the National Federation of Independent Business.
   
2:00 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Baldwin, Thompson get into ad battle over 9/11.
1:49 pm Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Baldwin hits back with her own 9/11 ad.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Thompson defends 9/11 ad in Onalaska stop.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. How Thompson, Baldwin differ on Medicare.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Thompson leads all Senate candidates in money from chemical industry.
   
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
   
Legislative
3:47 pm WMC. Rep. Scott Suder awarded for job creation votes.
1:37 pm Rep. Richards. And domestic violence victim advocates: close loopholes that give domestic abusers access to guns.
10:14 am Rep. Richards, Sen. Larson. To EPA: S.S. Badger's "pollute and delay" tactics must stop now. Letter to EPA.
10:11 am Rep. Bernier. To meet with Medicaid Director.
   
6:30 am Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Sounds good, but does little.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Lawmakers to reintroduce bill in wake of shooting.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. Two sought in alleged assault of state senator's son. DPW.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Local sand mine rules working, lawmaker says.
State Agencies
2:44 pm DNR. Weekly News.
1:27 pm Madison National Lawyers Guild. Selective enforcement of Capitol rules condemned.
1:26 pm AG Van Hollen. Urges eligible purchasers of LCD flat screen TVs, monitors and laptops to file claims as part of a billion-dollar settlement.
1:20 pm DOJ. Milwaukee County resident James D. Gardetto sentenced to prison for engaging in unfair trade practices.
11:01 am OSER. State agencies and UW campuses recognized for diversity achievements.
10:18 am DWD Sec. Newson. Announces $155,000 in grants for apprenticeship training and alternative energy trades.
   
12:27 pm Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Elections board keeps distance rules in place.
Economy/Business
1:40 pm COWS. Wisconsin Job Watch.
10:31 am Bureau of Labor Statistics. Mass layoffs - September 2012.
Statewide
2:41 pm La Follette School of Public Affairs. Former U.S. congressman will deliver the annual Paul Offner Lecture this fall in Madison. Brochure.
10:15 am League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Small elected President.
10:11 am Wisconsin Women in Government. Announces 2012 Board of Directors, leadership team.
10:09 am Marshfield Clinic. Selects members for new systemwide board.
   
2:55 pm  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin ranks 7th in deer-vehicle accidents.
10:43 am Chippewa Herald. September a good month for Wisconsin dairy farmers.
6:30 am Chicago Sun-Times. (Chicago) Black firefighter discrimination lawsuit tab twice as high as expected.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. National tribal group focuses on voter ID laws.
Courts
8:23 am Wisconsin Supreme Court. Open administrative conference.
8:19 am District I Court of Appeals. Louis G. Ullerich v. Sentry Insurance.
6:30 am Madison Teachers, Inc., et al v. Scott Walker. Decision and order denying motion for stay pending appeal.
   
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Judge declines to stay ruling striking down parts of collective bargaining law.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Judge refuses to lift union law hold.
6:30 am Businessweek. Wisconsin public worker union law remains blocked during appeal.
Education
2:40 pm UW-Stout. University Centers director honored by state organization.
10:27 am UW-Oshkosh. New energy team's hunt for campus conservation, savings is on.
10:26 am UW-Whitewater. Campus to celebrate Sustainability Day on Oct. 24.
   
2:56 pm Menomonee Falls Now. Falls School Board details insurance plans with $750,000 in potential savings.
6:30 am The Daily Cardinal. The student-state tuition dilemma.
Local
4:19 pm Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Council votes to support County Board's Medical Examiner legislation.
3:48 pm Racine Police Department. Credit union robbery.
1:58 pm Waukesha County. Medical Examiner releases cause of death of Brookfield shooting victims.
11:54 am Milwaukee County Sups. Harris, Stamper, Bowen. Invite residents to "Tri-District" budget listening session.
11:49 am Milwaukee County Board. Set to welcome Milwaukee County residents to annual budget public hearing.
10:18 am Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Seeks peace between War Memorial and Art Museum.
10:16 am Milwaukee County Board Chair Dimitrijevic. Announces appointment of parks proponent and Bay View resident to advisory committee.
10:13 am Milwaukee County War Memorial Center. Endorses budget amendment that would increase veteran programming.
6:30 am Madison Mayor Soglin. Food Day press conference.
   
2:54 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. People registering to vote weren't checked against felon list.
2:52 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Fair-housing groups file discrimination complaint against Bank of America.
2:50 pm Appleton Post Crescent. Neenah halts use of leaf trucks.
10:40 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Possible lawsuit looming on Transit Center development.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Mayor won't overrule decision revoking trash-to-energy plant permit.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. 'Moderate' tax levy increase proposed by Two Rivers city manager.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Radcliffe Haughton sidestepped Brown Deer police for years.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Racine mom killed in Brookfield spa shooting. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. City approves annexation.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. DNR: Dairy farms plans need modification.
 Congress
6:30 am Reuters. Some in Congress look to $55 billion fiscal cliff 'fallback.'
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Kind: Take off Afghans' 'training wheels' soon.
Federal Agencies
10:35 am USDA. Drought assistance minimizes impacts while spurring improvements on 1M acres of American farmland. Funding.
Politics
3:50 pm Americans for Prosperity. President Obama's policies won't lower gas prices, but we will.
12:40 pm Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association. Endorsements.
12:01 pm One Wisconsin Now. So Howard Marklein, Warren Petryk and Pat Snyder walk down a street...
10:37 am White House. Remarks by the President and Governor Romney in the third Presidential Debate.
   
2:57 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker met with John Doe prosecutors in spring.
2:50 pm Janesville Gazette. Vice president to appear in Oshkosh, Kenosha.
2:47 pm Chippewa Herald. Beiging hopes to enrich Assembly with medical background.
10:45 am Wisconsin State Journal. Candidate profiles: State Assembly District 50.
10:41 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrat Zerban launches new ad.
8:49 am Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Pocan offers refreshing attitude, needs to show he's for real in Congress.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Duffy, Kreitlow clash over health care, taxes. Wausau Daily Herald (Editorial). WAOW.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. State Senate candidates Hansen, Macco go head-to-head in forum.
6:30 am Columbus Journal. 37th Assembly District endorsements.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Early voting begins in Wisconsin.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Campaigns pushing turnout for early voting.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. More than 1,200 vote in Madison on first day of early voting.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Economy shows up at Obama-Romney debate on foreign affairs. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
    U.S. Senate 
3:49 pm Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin call Thompson 9/11 ad "desperate and disgusting."
1:36 pm NFIB. Endorses Thompson.
12:06 pm Wisconsin Right to Life PAC. Releases new video.
10:23 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Releases newest ad, "Dangerous Path."
   
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Thompson's 'bucket list' includes farms, lakes and education.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate race is most expensive in state history.
6:30 am Badger Herald. Baldwin campaign touts congressional record.
   
Monday, October 22, 2012
   
Madison Teachers, Inc. v. Scott Walker
4:41 pm Madison Teachers, Inc., et al v. Scott Walker. Decision and order denying motion for stay pending appeal.
Brookfield Shooting
1:56 pm Sen. Taylor, Rep. Bernard Schaber. Legislators tackle firearm surrender after Brookfield shooting. AB 559.
12:30 pm Waukesha County Medical Examiner. Releases names of Brookfield shooting victims; autopsies planned today.
Updated
11:15 am
Statements: Gov. Walker. Gov. Walker (New information). White House (Press Secretary statement). White House (President's call to Gov. Walker). Romney for President (Statement By Paul Ryan). Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence. U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner.
   
2:35 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Haughton standoff with Brown Deer police ended with no arrest.
8:51 am Chicago Tribune. Police: Gunman in salon attack had history of abuse.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 3 killed, 4 injured in rampage at Azana Spa in Brookfield. La Crosse Tribune.  USA Today. LA Times. Reuters.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Estranged wife a hard working, devoted mother.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Father of suspect warned son, 'Don't do anything stupid.'
6:30 am Chicago Tribune. Wisconsin spa shooter remembered by Wheeling neighbors as 'good guy.'
Legislative
4:32 pm Sen. Kedzie. Statement on assault of son, Sean Kedzie.
1:33 pm Sen. Taylor. Legislators demand return of foreclosure funds. Letter to Gov. Walker and AG Van Hollen.
   
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. New outdoor hunting bill raises concerns.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Little-known change to voting law could cause major headache on election day.
State Agencies
4:59 pm DOA. Stephanie Marquis named DOA Communications Director.
4:10 pm DOT. Trooper nearly hit by passing semi during traffic stop on I-94.
10:26 am WILL. We're Watching Wisconsin Elections asks GAB for clarification of election observer rules.
10:08 am DHS. Holds information sessions for Family Care Community Health Partnership members and providers.
6:30 am CWAG. Memo to DHS Sec. Smith regarding guardianship grant appeal letter & notice to appeal.
   
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: WEDC needs to be shaped up. Beloit Daily News (Editorial).
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Expanded DNA collection draws fire.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Capitol protest crackdown results in more than 50 citations in a month.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. State chooses managed care organization to replace CHP.
    DPI School Report  Cards 
Updated
2:00 pm
DPI. Preliminary school report cards issued. Gov. Walker. Milwaukee Public Schools. MTEA.
   
12:20 pm Wausau Daily Herald. Wausau, Everest, Merrill schools meet of exceed expectations.
12:20 pm La Crosse Tribune. Area schools receive mostly good marks from state.
12:17 pm Wisconsin State Journal. 1 in 8 state public schools not meeting expectations, DPI says.
12:16 pm Racine Journal Times. Only half of Unified schools meet expectations, new report cards show.
12:14 pm Oshkosh Northwestern. School report cards: Merrill Elementary only Oshkosh school not meeting expectations.
12:12 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New school performance report cards released Monday.
12:07 pm Appleton Post Crescent. Most Wisconsin schools get passing grade on report card.
12:05 pm Janesville Gazette. Janesville School District gets grade of 74.5 by DPI.
12:04 pm Green Bay Press Gazette. State releases school report cards.
Economy/Business
11:57 am Hyrax, WARF. New biorenewables technology moves closer to marketplace.
9:10 am Wisconsin Realtors Association. Home sales and median prices up modestly in September.
   
6:30 am USA Today. Taxes to go up in 2013 for 163 million workers.
6:30 am Milwaukee Business Journal. Nationwide study suggests manufacturing skills gap concerns 'overblown.'
6:30 am Beloit Daily News. School bus drivers eye strike.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Are budget cuts on the horizon for Oshkosh Corp.?
  Kewaunee Power Station Closing 
Updated
4:58 pm
Dominion. To close, decommission Kewaunee Power Station. Gov. Walker. PSC. Tommy for Wisconsin. U.S. Rep. Ribble.
   
10:01 am Fox 11. Reaction to Kewaunee nuclear plant closing.
9:53 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Kewaunee nuclear plant to close in 2013; 700 employed there.
9:52 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Dominion: Kewaunee nuclear plant will shut down for good.
Statewide
9:39 am BMO Harris Bradley Center. Announces six-year lease extension agreement with Milwaukee Bucks.
9:26 am Wisconsin Election Protection Coalition. Wisconsinites must know their rights in early voting.
9:11 am ACLU of Wisconsin. Voting rights factsheets now available.
8:54 am CSWAB. National letter supports Ho-Chunk claim at Badger.
8:00 am Common Cause in Wisconsin. La Crosse reform forum tonight/Tammy and Tommy - record U.S. Senate spending.
6:30 am Transportation Development Association. National and regional transportation and economic development experts to speak in Madison.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In-person early voting in Wisconsin begins Monday.
6:30 am USA Today. Gas prices could soon drop 50 cents a gallon.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Funeral Trust was underwater for years, records show.
6:30 am Washington Post. Safety net for small dairy farms in Northeast and Wisconsin expired with farm bill.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Early look at Windows 8 baffles consumers.
Courts
2:00 pm Wisconsin Supreme Court. Video gives judges an insider's view of court from children in foster care.
   
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. Lawsuit: Aspen Dental clinics operating illegally.
Education
4:12 pm UW-River Falls. Art professor displaying work in Greece.
1:55 pm UW-River Falls. Students present BFA degree exhibition.
12:24 pm MSTC. WTCDBA honors MSTC graduate with 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award.
12:22 pm UW-River Falls. Students place third in competition at the Mid-American Collegiate Horticultural Society Annual Meeting.
11:59 am AT&T. Dodgeville third graders learn about legislative process from Rep. Marklein, receive donated dictionaries from AT&T to help further education.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New school report cards published Monday. Green Bay Press Gazette.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Virtual school enrollment jumps 38%.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Marshfield School District awaits referendum's fate.
Local
4:57 pm Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity. Annual fundraiser on target to surpass fundraising goal.
2:02 pm Milwaukee County Sup. Haas. Announces new, budget-focused town hall meeting.
1:35 pm ColorOfChange. Clear Channel Outdoor agrees to remove voter suppression billboards in Cleveland, Columbus and Milwaukee.
11:06 am MMSD. 2013 budgets approved.
10:27 am Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Green Bay Packers partner with Milwaukee County Parks.
9:55 am Milwaukee County Board Chair Dimitrijevic, Sup. Broderick. Develop new funding mechanism for Milwaukee County Parks.
9:08 am Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals. Nurses raise alarm on impact of county health services if part time insurance benefits are eliminated.
8:00 am Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund. Community pressure forces Clear Channel to remove "voter fraud" billboards.
6:30 am Wisconsin GrandSons of Liberty. Voter fraud billboards equate to free speech.
6:30 am Common Cause, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Voting right advocates commend Clear Channel for removing intimidating voter fraud billboards.
   
12:15 pm Oshkosh Northwestern. City budget includes layoffs, fee increases.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. City seeks new teeth for weapons ban.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Clear Channel billboards on voter fraud to come down. Reuters.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Staffing shuffled at county Mental Health Complex.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 3 dropped as voter registration workers after felonies flagged.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Dickert part of new Wis. chapter of group for national debt cuts.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Council members seek at ton of changes to Soglin's proposed budget.
Politics
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. McCabe says big money tarnishing politics.
6:30 am Globe and Mail. In Wisconsin, a land of bitterly polarized politics, neither side is tiring of the fight.
6:30 am Marietta Daily Journal. Unions shift focus to states.
    Congress
6:30 am Monroe Times. Pocan, Lee face off for Second District seat.
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. Former lumberjack aims to chop deficit.
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. Former TV journalist vies for congressional seat.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Petri, Kallas face off for 6th Congressional District.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Ryan vs. Zerban: A clear-cut choice.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Rob Zerban poses credible challenge to Rep. Paul Ryan.
6:30 am Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin's 7th District: This battle is edging into Twin Cities territory. WAOW.
6:30 ma Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Duffy, Kreitlow target economy, jobs in 7th District race.
    President
11:09 am Peace Action Wisconsin. Presidential debate viewing party.
   
2:39 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin, Ohio now form linchpin to presidential election.
12:13 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Actress Ashley Judd, Barrett urge early voting.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. In race to 270, it may come down to 106 counties.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: 'All of the above' approach best addresses challenges.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Biden to be in Wisconsin on Friday, fifth time this year.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Jill Biden mixes politics and potluck with volunteers.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Janna Ryan visits Racine in support of early voting.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Clinton, first lady barnstorm across Wisconsin.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. First lady stumps in Wausau for Wisconsin's electoral voters.
6:30 am Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin: Both parties making big push for early voting in state.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Women voters could decide presidential election.
    Assembly/Senate
5:00 pm SEIU Wisconsin State Council. Endorses Judy Smriga for Assembly.
2:49 pm One Wisconsin Now. Scott Krug bellies up to the public trough.
   
6:30 am Portage Daily Register. Ballweg takes on newcomer in new 41st District; Marquette County redistricting leads to changes.
6:30 am Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. 37th Assembly: Arnold wants to change state's direction.
6:30 am Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. 37th Assembly: Jagler wants to offer stability for businesses.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Shilling, Feehan matchup key in battle for Wisconsin senate.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Chamber hosting Endsley-Helmke debate Tuesday.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Local legislative candidates raise as much as $36,000 leading up to Nov. 6 elections.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Outside groups spending money in 72nd Assembly District race.
    U.S. Senate
12:48 pm Wisconsin Right to Life PAC. Releases new video: "Tammy Baldwin-Pro-Abortion to the core."
   
11:55 am Sun Prairie Star. Editorial: For U.S. Senate: Tommy.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Thompson's flub of name helps Baldwin dodge campaign-cash issue.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Thompson strives to stay close to roots.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin maintains calm, composure amid clamor.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Thompson dumps stock in 4 companies with Iran ties.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Thompson admits he doesn't know if Medicare plan would save money.
   
Friday, October 19, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
3:38 pm Gov. Walker. Names Reed Hall as interim CEO at WEDC. Wisconsin State Journal. Chippewa Herald.
10:32 am Gov. Walker. Attends ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate expansion at Mid Valley Industries in Kaukauna. Rep. Steineke.
6:30 am Gov. Walker. Joins Alta Resources for major job creation announcement. Appleton Post Crescent.
   
12:04 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Walker changes course on acting head of jobs agency. Wisconsin State Journal.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker promises 'dramatic moves' to correct loan problems at WEDC. Wisconsin State Journal.
Legislative
1:09 pm Rep. Kleefisch. Column on fiscal reforms.
10:33 am Rep. Hulsey. Column: Celebrate clean water.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. LogistiCare says it's fixing ride, phone problems.
State Agencies
3:43 pm Historical Society. Book details Greendale, Wis. The newest National Landmark Community.
3:40 pm DHS. Get your flu vaccine before flu activity increases.
3:39 pm DNR. Hearings and meetings.
2:15 pm DNR Sec. Stepp. Column: Celebrate Wisconsin's Clean Water Act progress and heroes.
2:14 pm DOT. Wisconsin State Patrol announces results of aerial enforcement missions.
1:07 pm DOR. Collections, first quarter FY2013.
11:52 am Wisconsin Historical Museum. Announces Four Days of Halloween Fun.
10:31 am DWD. Meetings and hearings.
6:30 am DNR. Outdoor Report.
6:30 am DOJ. Madison woman convicted of pimping/pandering and multiple other crimes.
6:30 am DOJ. Brown County Sheriff's Office, Door County Sheriff's Office, Kewaunee County Sheriff's Department and DOJ Division of Criminal Investigation join forces for ICAC operation.
6:30 am ETF. Bulletin: Fallen Heroes Survivor income tax exemption.
   
3:48 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State's top job-creation agency never assigned staff to monitor loan repayments.
2:12 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Capitol cop suspended after accidentally firing gun in governor's mansion.
8:00 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR gives extension for Estabrook Dam improvements.
6:30 am Juneau County Star-Times. Report finds shortage of prosecutors.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Is BadgerCare Plus in trouble in southeastern Wisconsin?
Economy/Business
2:16 pm AFL-CIO. Wisconsin workers leaflet to raise awareness of American Crystal Sugar boycott.
9:09 am Bureau of Labor Statistics. Regional and state employment and unemployment summary.
   
6:30 am USA Today. Job benefits growing faster than wages.
Statewide
2:13 pm Wisconsin 4-H Foundation. Badgerland Financial Services supports Wisconsin 4-H Foundation.
10:35 am Pro-Life Wisconsin. Celebrates 20 years of building a culture of life.
   
1:15 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Gun industry thrives during Obama's term in office.
6:30 am Governing. End-of-life medical care program prompts worries in Wisconsin.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Changes in store for Badger Army Ammunition Plant.
6:30 am WTMJ. Secret Boy Scout files reveal hidden Wisconsin abuse cases. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. La Crosse Tribune. LA Times. Appleton Post Crescent.
Courts
10:33 am Wisconsin Farmers Union. Applauds Supreme Court's decision to hear GMO case.
Education
11:06 am UW Colleges. Accreditation agency to visit.
8:00 am UW-River Falls. Adofoli selected as an Outstanding Woman of Color.
   
3:52 pm Chippewa Herald. Tax rate to increase 5% in proposed school budget.
12:18 pm Superior Telegram. Maple school district hopes to cut interest cost.
6:30 am Shawano Leader. District officials outline four years of cuts.
6:30 am  Lakeland Times. Florida trip for school officials cost nearly $20,000.
6:30 am  La Crosse Tribune. Western: Referendum good for college, economy.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. DPI planning 'in-depth' study of virtual schools.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Act 10 ruling leaves district questioning future.
Local
4:57 pm Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
2:33 pm Milwaukee County Sup. Bowen. Commends committee for moving forward with reform to Medical Examiner policy.
10:56 am Milwaukee County Sup. Weishan. Announces three, budget-focused town hall meetings.
10:29 am Milwaukee County Sup. West. Announces two town hall meetings.
   
3:49 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. More than 90 families sign onto planned pipeline spill lawsuit.
1:14 pm Wisconsin State Journal. $25K plant to help city's homeless leave town draws fire.
6:30 am  Chippewa Herald. New sand mine proposed in Cooks Valley.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Janesville City Council to consider cuts.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Audit faults sheriff's office's record keeping of inmates personal funds.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Flynn admits officers mishandled Williams' medical condition.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Medical examiner opposes ordinance in police-custody deaths.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Barrett says Waukesha would face opposition to extending water service area.
Congress
3:45 pm U.S. Rep. Kind. Returns from Afghanistan.
11:54 am U.S. Sen. Johnson. Memo on Cartagena revelations indicate inconsistencies with Congressional testimony, White House statements. USA Today.
6:30 am U.S. Sen. Johnson. Releases letters regarding Secret Service scandal.
Federal Agencies
11:11 am Dept. of Interior. Honors 2012 "Partners in Conservation" award winners.
11:09 am USDA Sec. Vilsack. Announces funding for projects to boost renewable energy production, reduce energy consumption. Recipients.
Politics
4:56 pm Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Tommy's buddies from the campaign trail have called for cracking down on companies that do business with Iran.
2:39 pm One Wisconsin Now. Mary Czaja: No help on health insurance for thousands of uninsured Wisconsinites, no state income taxes paid by her four times in recent years.
2:37 pm One Wisconsin Now. Over 2,000 sign petition demanding Clear Channel yank racist voter suppression billboards.
2:34 pm Duffy for Congress. Women for Duffy rally in Wausau.
8:46 am United Steelworkers. USW, allies launch campaign in response to voter suppression.
   
3:47 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Michelle Obama asks supporters to get out the vote.
1:18 pm Racine Journal Times. First lady speaks at Memorial Hall.
11:18 am Janesville Gazette. Flier contained mistake, not endorsement: Kolste.
6:30 am Monroe Times. School money the focus for candidates.
6:30 am Beloit Daily News. Early voting begins Monday in Wisconsin.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Racine preps for first lady's visit Friday.
    U.S. Senate Debate 
1:06 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Calls on Baldwin to return $60,000 from Iran backers.
10:57 am Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Was Tommy forgetful or intentionally misleading last night on his Iranian investments?
6:30 am Baldwin for U.S. Senate releases: Bi-partisan accomplishments. Medicare cuts? It's simply not true. Supported extending middle class tax cuts. Supported tough sanctions against Iran. Earns solid debate win. Regarding Tommy Thompson: Medicare plan: Do away with it. Record on Medicare solvency. Sweet heart deal for drug companies. Stock in companies that conducted business in Iran. Tax cuts for millionaires, tax hikes for middle class.
6:30 am  Tommy for Wisconsin releases. Medicare Part D: A success story. Two-for-Two in Wisconsin Senate debates. Regarding Tammy Baldwin: Job-killing record. Believes in more spending. Record towards Israel. Beholden to special interests. Anti-defense record. Supports a more extreme version of government-run health care. Taking money from Iran backers.
6:30 am American Cancer Society Action Network. WI cancer patients & families pay close attention to U.S. Senate debate.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Thompson, Baldwin wrangle over health care, economy in testy debate. Wausau Daily Herald. Wisconsin State Journal.
   
Thursday, October 18, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
9:52 am Gov. Walker. Saving for a rainy day.
6:30 am Gov. Walker. Recognizes Wisconsin's Forest Products Industry as national leader.
Legislative
2:41 pm Sen. Taylor. Federal courts reject Defense of Marriage Act. Reuters.
2:36 pm WEDA. Statewide economic development group releases 2013-14 Legislative Agenda.
2:30 pm Wisconsin Grocers Association. Rep. Kooyenga to receive "Friend of Grocers" award.
10:55 am Rep. Hulsey, Sen. Risser. Bipartisan legislators praise the success of the Clean Water Act.
10:33 am Sen. Lassa, Rep. Barca. Statement on WEDC's failure to monitor or collect $8 million in outstanding loans. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
10:31 am WMC. Sen. Scott Fitzgerald awarded for job creation votes.
9:18 am Sen. Taylor. And DNR avert Estabrook Dam abandonment. Letter to DNR Sec. Stepp.
State Agencies
4:47 pm DATCP. Next Organic Advisory Council meeting October 29.
4:39 pm DOT. Gov. Walker approves $4.4 million in elderly/disabled transportation awards.
1:52 pm AG Van Hollen. Honors recipients of this year's "BeSafe" awards at Safe Communities awards luncheon.
1:11 pm BPDD. Releases 2013-15 budget platform.
1:09 pm AG Van Hollen. Welcomes Roundy's Supermarkets to the Wisconsin Crime Alert Network.
12:26 pm DOJ. Mayville Police Department joins the Wisconsin ICAC task force.
12:25 pm DWD. Wisconsin employment & unemployment estimates announced: August revised, September preliminary. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
11:02 am DNR. Natural Resources Board listening sessions set on plans for hunting and trapping in state parks. Capital Times.
10:35 am DOT. Wisconsin's freight rail system keeps state economy on track.
   
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. DNR requests two extra staff for air monitoring at frac sand sites.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Lieutenant governor says jobs available in state.
Economy/Business
1:36 pm MGE, DNR. First utility in DNR's top tier environmental leadership program.
1:16 pm Wisconsin Energy, Wisconsin Electric. Declare quarterly dividends.
8:00 am Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report (WI +1,110 for w/e 10/06).  Bloomberg.
6:30 am ATC. Files application for Barnhart-Branch River project. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
   
1:42 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Quad/Graphics loses longtime contract with Newsweek ending print editions.
1:23 pm Milwaukee Business Journal. Broadwind's Manitowoc plant gets $37M in new tower orders.
6:30 am Daily Reporter. Looming federal cuts big risk to small business.
6:30 am  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trek, Nike, Anheuser-Busch cut ties with Armstrong. Wisconsin State Journal.
6:30 am  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Union says it can't analyze job data on Palermo's pizza.
6:30 am  Milwaukee Business Journal. Associated Bank closing a dozen branches. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Statewide
4:43 pm CWAG. November 8 Sen. Kohl luncheon.
4:38 pm Safe Communities. Announces BeSafe awards recipients.
1:17 pm Campaign to Fix the Debt. Launches local chapter in Wisconsin to urge lawmakers to address fiscal cliff and long-term debt.
6:30 am Arts Wisconsin. 2012 Arts in the Community Awards.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. LogistiCare developing online ride reservation system.
6:30 am Detroit Free Press. Hundreds of bird deaths sound alarm on problems in the Great Lakes.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Lake Michigan water levels reaching record lows.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Man held in New York City plot to blow up Federal Reserve.
Education
4:45 pm UW-Extension. Leopold Restoration Award honors Milwaukee County's UW-Extension Natural Areas Program.
2:35 pm AT&T. 'Mom's Night Out' to promote importance of exposing children to possibilities of STEM careers at an early age.
1:10 pm Marquette University. U.S. Senator Ron Johnson next guest for "On the Issues."
10:40 am UW-Platteville. McBeth and team awarded $151,699 grant from NOAA.
9:54 am Marquette University. Open house tomorrow at new Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation.
   
6:30 am Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Hudson School District starting over after dog track site rejected.
6:30 am Daily Cardinal. SLAC, TAA urge UW to sever ties with Palermo's.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. School taxes to drop.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. University of Phoenix's Madison campus to stop enrolling students, eventually close.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Winneconne school referendum seeks $4.7 million for maintenance.
Local
4:40 pm Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Named to bipartisan debt commission.
2:39 pm Glacier Sands. Buffalo County unanimously approves frac sand mine.
2:33 pm Dane County Exec. Parisi. Jeff Halter named Dane County Henry Vilas Zoo Deputy Zoo Director.
10:36 am BMO Harris Bradley Center. Gates to get new names, new look.
9:56 am Dane County Board. To hold public hearing on the proposed 2013 budget.
9:53 am Milwaukee County Sup. West. To make opening remarks at 3rd Annual Project Homeless Connect Milwaukee County.
9:17 am Dane County Market. September foreclosures decrease 11%.
   
1:19 pm Wausau Daily Herald. City pipe leaking 1.4 million gallons of water per day.
6:30 am Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee seeks engineer to complete streetcar design.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Free rides on election day?
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Dunn County Board delays action on rules for sand operations.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Saratoga intends to move forward with zoning plan.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Public invited to give info on federal inquiry of Milwaukee police.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Eastern Shores Library System merger would be first.
Congress
6:30 am Washington Post. Officials: Obama ready to veto a bill blocking 'fiscal cliff' without tax hike for rich.
6:30 am Bloomberg. U.S. to get downgraded amid fiscal 'theater,' Pimco says.
Federal Agencies
12:31 pm EPA. Ten ways to save money, energy and protect your health this winter.
10:47 am Dept. of Interior. Designates 27 new national landmarks (Greendale Historic District, Greendale, WI). Daily Reporter.
6:30 am Bureau of Justice Statistics. Violent crime rate up 17%, property crime rate up 11% in 2011 according to the National Crime Victimization Survey. Oshkosh Northwestern. USA Today.
Politics
2:34 pm One Wisconsin Now. Audio: What did Tommy mean, now?
1:53 pm One Wisconsin Now. John Macco's wife endorses him in TV ad.
1:39 pm AFL-CIO. Mail continues to educate union members on critical November elections.
   
1:50 pm Chippewa Herald. Assembly candidates champion civility at forum.
1:48 pm Green Bay Press Gazette. 2nd Thompson-Baldwin Senate debate is tonight.
1:43 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Report: Green Bay and Madison top political ad markets in U.S.
1:26 pm Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan-area 26th Assembly debate between Mike Endsley and Mike Helmke scheduled for Thursday.
1:22 pm La Crosse Tribune. Actor visits UW-L in support of Obama.
1:21 pm La Crosse Tribune. GOP senators criticize Baldwin's votes in Iran. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Reedsburg Times-Press. Congressional candidate Pocan visits Reedsburg.
6:30 am Baraboo News Republic. Clark, Frostman face off for Assembly.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Feehan cries foul over 'abuser' mailer.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Assembly candidates address jobs, health care.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin gets nearly $60,000 from group against Iranian sanctions.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. High-schoolers with no voting rights devote many hours to campaigns.
6:30 am LA Times. Wisconsin race in dead heat before second presidential debate.
6:30 am Washington Post. Despite Wisconsin's swing to the right, resurgent liberal makes Senate race tight.
   
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
   
Legislative
12:35 pm La Crosse Tribune. Sen. Vinehout calls for more oversight of WEDC. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
State Agencies
4:53 pm DOJ. Milwaukee area man found guilty of Medicaid fraud.
3:52 pm DCF. More child care providers sentenced for fraud.
2:40 pm DATCP. Clever costumes for pets may be more trick than treat for the animal.
2:39 pm DATCP. Wisconsin celebrates National Farm to School Month.
12:56 pm DWD Sec. Newson. Under Gov. Walker's leadership, Bay Area Career Expo takes recruitment to new level.
11:39 am WISPIRG. New report: $8.2 million in economic development subsidies from 2009-2010 have unknown outcomes. Capital Times.
10:52 am DOJ. Deborah Paul enters plea in Dodge County case.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin firms getting state subsidies don't provide full data.
Economy/Business
8:31 am Census Bureau. New residential construction in September 2012.
6:30 am ManpowerGroup, Competitive Wisconsin, Inc. Release "Be Bold 2: Growing Wisconsin's Talent Pool."
   
12:29 pm WKOW. Allstate plans to cut 214 jobs in Cross Plains.
11:41 am Milwaukee Business Journal. Allstate closing Brookfield operation.
6:30 am Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Shortage of skilled labor may become critical.
Statewide
3:55 pm ACLU of Wisconsin Foundation. Milwaukee event to teach youth effective citizen action.
8:00 am Common Cause in Wisconsin. Campaign finance, disclosure, redistricting & other political reform issues at UW-La Crosse on Monday - October 22nd.
6:30 am American Lung Association. Launches Faces of Influenza campaign.
   
12:49 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Town Hall to discuss Social Security and Medicare for seniors.
12:46 pm Marshfield News Herald. Wine experts: worst grape harvest in half century.
6:30 am Superior Telegram. Tribal members liken wolf hunt to slaughter.
Courts
8:30 am District II Court of Appeals. Estate of James F. Sheppard v. William F. Specht.
   
12:42 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Appeals court says speeding ticket didn't violate religious freedom.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmakers' attorneys withheld redistricting emails.
Education
2:44 pm UW-Stout. National grant will target classroom research, Lake Menomin.
11:44 am Marquette University. Nobel Prize winner in physics to speak at Marquette University.
10:26 am UW-Oshkosh. Students encouraged to prepare before vote in upcoming election.
10:25 am UW-Madison. Top economists to address issues in the November election.
10:19 am CUNA Mutual Foundation. Rewards student projects that improve communities.
   
6:30 am Monroe Times. School aid down, tax rate is up.
6:30 am Monroe Times. School seeks $1.64M referendum to cover its operational costs.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. MSTC projects 3% tax rate hike for 2012-13.
Local
1:29 pm Milwaukee County Sup. Mayo, Sr. Commends Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Clubs for sneak peek - promotional show of the Universoul Circus.
12:31 pm Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Investments in energy efficiency keep Milwaukee businesses strong.
10:22 am Dane County Exec. Parisi. 2013 budget funds new life saving defibrillators for Sheriff's Department.
8:00 am Dane County Market. Condo price index.
6:30 am Madison Mayor Soglin. Celebrates Energy Action Month.
   
12:50 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Town's terms on water service too steep for Waukesha.
10:38 am Appleton Post Crescent. County officials unsure about $150,000 funding request.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. City Council revokes permit for trash-recycling energy plant.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wood County proposes new employee wage structure.
6:30 am Shawano Leader. County's 2013 budget includes tax hike.
6:30 am Superior Telegram. Panel OKs higher sewer rate, lower storm water costs.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County to provide fewer maintenance dollars to Milwaukee Public Museum.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Town of Waukesha sets price, conditions for water service area.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge puts Town of Brookfield incorporation bid on hold.
Congress
3:56 pm U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Obamacare and jobs: An unhappy tale.
Federal Agencies
10:31 am USDA Sec. Vilsack. Announce projects to create rural job opportunities in 39 states. Recipients.
Politics
1:14 pm Marquette Law School. Poll finds presidential and Senate races tied in Wisconsin.
12:25 pm Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Tommy Thompson says he was "mastermind" behind sweetheart deal for drug companies, increasing the deficit and costing taxpayers billions.
10:28 am White House. Remarks by the President and Governor Romney in second Presidential Debate.
10:18 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Releases television ad, "Architect."
   
12:54 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. MU poll: Thompson, Baldwin race a virtual tie.
12:54 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Obama, Romney race a dead heat in state, new poll says.
12:52 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. McCain, Graham hosting fundraiser for Thompson.
12:44 pm Racine Journal Times. Zerban not short on cash - Congressional fundraising underscores Dems' efforts to oust Ryan.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. Third-party candidates look for exposure in U.S. Senate race.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Congressional foes Pocan, Lee face off, focus on economy.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Knilans, Kolste disagree on most issues at forum.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. Smriga hopes to bring education experience to Capitol in the 68th District.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. Face to face: Obama, Romney in crackling debate. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Thompson wins business support, criticizes Baldwin on jobs record.
   
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Walker trumpets deposit into state's rainy day fund.
Legislative
3:45 pm Rep. Jorgensen. Calls for continued support of SeniorCare.
1:22 pm Rep. Strachota. Largest deposit ever into the rainy day fund.
12:10 pm Rep. Suder. Statement on sex offender lawsuit to request Halloween participation.
State Agencies
5:00 pm DOT. New law that prohibits cell phone use for many teen drivers takes effect on November 1.
4:29 pm GAB. Wednesday last day for voter registration drives.
4:28 pm WEDC. Announces minority business awards at Marketplace 2012.
3:52 pm DNR. Weekly News.
3:49 pm DWD. Executive Assistant Maxwell visits Fox Valley Technical College.
2:38 pm Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $6 million to finance community projects.
12:51 pm DWD. Sec. Newson urges job seekers, employers in Eau Claire region to access job center resources.
12:45 pm DWD Sec. Newson. Applauds Walker Forge as exemplary employer in Disability Employment Awareness Month, congratulates returning employee.
10:49 am DOJ. Agents partner with Oconto Police Department in ICAC operation.
10:15 am OCI. Medicare Advantage open-enrollment period starts early.
6:30 am  Midwest Environmental Advocates. 76 million gallons of cow manure on stilts - DNR says OK, area families file legal action. Petition for Contested Case.
   
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Group raises concerns over hunting at state park.
6:30 am Milwaukee Business Journal. BadgerCare Plus enrollment dips 1.7%.
Economy/Business
11:35 am Voces de la Frontera. AFL-CIO Center for Strategic Research releases report on Palermo Villa's public subsidies. Milwaukee Business Journal.
9:21 am Integry Group. "Safety First" during fall yard clean-up says Wisconsin Public Service.
Updated
2:35 pm
Briggs & Stratton Corporation. Warns consumers higher ethanol levels (E15) will harm small engines. Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance. Milwaukee Biz Times
   
1:31 pm Milwaukee Business Journal. Tech firm Connecture seeks 60 hires at job fair.
6:30 am Bloomberg. Business economists reduce U.S. GDP growth forecasts.
6:30 am Germantown Now. Gander Mountain slams 'anti-business' attitude in Germantown.
Statewide
3:46 pm Wisconsin Women's Network. Announces deadline extended to October 29 for 2013 Wisconsin Women's Policy Institute applications. Application.
   
1:24 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lake Michigan level touches record low for month.
11:48 am Wisconsin Radio Network. Hunters kill four wolves on first day of hunt.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Fewer residents expected to need energy assistance.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Community groups object to voter fraud billboards.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. U.S., Canadian universities to study Great Lakes.
6:30 am Washington Post. Wisconsin wolf hunt starts as groups file intent to sue to get animal back on endangered list. Minneapolis Star Tribune.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin leads nation in dairy goats, farms.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Conference focuses on limited government.
Courts
4:34 pm Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts eight new cases.
9:17 am District I Court of Appeals. Randy L. Betz v. Diamond Jim's Auto Sales. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
   
1:14 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawyers in GOP redistricting case withheld 34 emails from groups.
Education
4:30 pm Marquette University. GE Healthcare to supply technology for new nursing clinical simulation center at Marquette University.
4:29 pm UW-Stevens Point. Latin American specialist to speak on ground-breaking human rights trial.
1:34 pm UW-River Falls. Professor receives Dykstra Award for Faculty Excellence.
6:30 am  Student Association of UW-Milwaukee Chief of Staff DeWees. Open letter to our eastside community and Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn.
   
1:28 pm Chippewa Herald. UW search panel to rely on interim chancellor David Ward's know-how.
1:07 pm Chippewa Herald. School aid rises for Stanly-Boyd, Bloomer; falls for rest in county.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. State aid jumps $7 million for Green Bay schools.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Oshkosh schools lose nearly $1 million in state aid.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Marshfield schools see $400,000 reduction in state aid.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Year-round school approved for La Crosse's Hamilton.
Local
4:26 pm Milwaukee County Board Chair Dimitrijevic, Health & Human Needs Committee Chair West. Committee to hold closed session meeting.
3:50 pm Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice. Dane County considers "Bring Our War Dollars Home" resolution.
2:39 pm Milwaukee County Sup. Harris. Seeks to clear misinformation about free birth certificates for voter identification.
11:42 am Fromagination. Celebrates five years on Friday with 80-pound wheel of Pleasant Ridge Reserve.
9:20 am Public Policy Forum. Proposed city budget deftly manages spike in pension payments. Budget Brief.
   
6:30 am Monroe Times. County owed $1.7M in back taxes.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Manitowoc Fire Chief shares possible labor budget solutions.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee budget earns praise, but report warns of trouble ahead.
Congress
12:52 pm Wisconsin Budget Project. Congress to choose: Extend tax credit changes that help families or extend estate tax cut that helps the wealthy.
Federal Agencies
11:05 am Social Security Administration. Announces 1.7% benefit increase for 2013.
11:02 am Bureau of Labor Statistics. Real earnings.
9:24 am Bureau of Labor Statistics. Consumer price index summary.
   
6:30 am Wall Street Journal. U.S. appears set to hit debt ceiling in January.
6:30 am Reuters. "I take responsibility" for Benghazi: Clinton.
Politics
3:54 pm DPW. Disgraced Legislator still touted on official WisGOP website.
3:48 pm Dairy Business Association. Announces endorsements for the November 6th general election.
3:44 pm Wisconsin Pork Association. Endorses Congress and Senate candidates in November 6 election.
3:43 pm Wisconsin Pork Association. Endorses candidates for November 6 election.
2:37 pm WPPA. Endorses Pluess for State Assembly.
2:34 pm DPW. New video: Not one word.
2:31 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Green energy company subsidized by Tammy Baldwin goes bankrupt.
1:08 pm Dairy Business Association. Board of Directors announce endorsements for the State Assembly.
12:37 pm PRG. Endorses Reid Ribble for Congress.
12:12 pm Dairy Business Association. Board supports Ryan, Petri, Duffy and Ribble for Congress.
10:14 am Wisconsin Family Action PAC. State pro-family PAC announces candidate endorsements. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
10:12 am League of Conservation Voters. Gudex doubles down on extreme legislation that threatens to poison Wisconsin's water with arsenic, lead and mercury.
9:23 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Tammy Baldwin bucked bipartisanship to kill jobs.
   
1:27 pm Racine Journal Times. Obama sign set on fire in Caledonia.
1:20 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan described as 'can't lose' candidate.
1:17 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats try to cash in on Rivard rape remark.
1:11 pm Green Bay Press Gazette. Ribble has big money edge over Wall in 8th District race.
1:10 pm Green Bay Press Gazette. Bill Clinton to campaign here for Obama on Friday.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Kreitlow says he'll work for rural residents.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Assembly candidate forum set for Wednesday.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. Political ads bombard viewers, but to what effect?
6:30 am Burnett County Sentinel. Senate District 10 candidate profiles.
6:30 am Washington Post. Wisconsin, the land of persuadable voters.
   
Monday, October 15, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
5:00 pm Gov. Walker. Statement on inaugural wolf hunt.
Legislative
8:42 am Barron County DA Beranek. Calls Rep. Roger Rivard's comments offensive and inexcusable. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
State Agencies
3:17 pm DHS. SeniorCare one step closer to renewal. Gov. Walker.
3:14 pm DOA. Annual fiscal report shows $108.7 million deposit to rainy day fund. Annual Fiscal Report. Gov. Walker.
3:06 pm DWD. Bay Area Career Expo update: Over 1,500 job seekers register.
2:19 pm DWD Sec. Newson. Announces $200,600 in grant funding to help Wisconsinites gain business skills to launch small businesses.
1:35 pm DATCP. Grants awarded to strengthen Wisconsin's specialty crops.
12:22 pm AG Van Hollen. Reminds Wisconsin residents to take part in live webinar on public records and open meetings laws.
12:14 pm DOJ. Former Wisconsin woman convicted of election fraud and falsification of nomination papers.
11:10 am DPI. Majority of school districts will experience drop in state aid. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin State Journal. La Crosse Tribune.
10:59 am OJA. Awards $300,000 to small police agencies to enhance safety for officers and the public.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Settlement announced with e-book publishers.
6:30 am  Capital Times. Lower Wisconsin Riverway frac sand mine OK expected.
Economy/Business
10:34 am Census Bureau. Manufacturing and trade inventories and sales.
8:29 am Census Bureau. Advance monthly sales for retail and food services. Reuters.
   
1:48 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. BizStarts Milwaukee receives $200,000 federal grant.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin banks that got stimulus increase small-business lending.
Statewide
3:08 pm Integrys Group. Wisconsin Public Service Foundation offers scholarships.
1:46 pm African-American Civic Engagement Roundtable, Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Community leaders respond to WI voter suppression billboards.
   
1:41 pm Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin's first organized wolf hunt begins.
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. Unions dispute over money.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Expect small '13 Social Security benefit increase.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Funeral homes will have to cover some losses from troubled Wisconsin Funeral Trust.
6:30 am Christian Science Monitor. Wolf hunting returns to Wisconsin: But how humane will it be?
6:30 am Herald Online. Fitch rates $303M Wisconsin GO bonds 'AA', Outlook stable.
Courts
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Romney campaign files lawsuit over Wis. ballots.
Education
3:10 pm UW System. Alliant Energy Foundation and UW System recognize outstanding teachers and students.
12:10 pm Marquette University. New Marquette Law School poll to be released October 17.
12:08 pm UW-Rock County. Registration opens for Winterim session.
   
6:30 am Superior Telegram. Act 10 ruling leaves school district in limbo.
6:30 am Badger Herald. $2.1 million goes to UW vegetable project.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee area schools lose student while virtual charters gain.
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. Are schools making the grade?
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. EC school board to vote on wages.
Local
4:51 pm Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Announces three town hall meetings.
4:08 pm Milwaukee County Sup. West. Asks the public to help the less fortunate this winter.
12:12 pm Madison MAGNET, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Announce affiliation agreement.
12:06 pm RENEW Wisconsin. Company and local officials team up to advance "Epic" wind project.
9:07 am CARW/Xcelignet. 3Q 2012 commercial real estate market report.
8:41 am Milwaukee County Sup. Lipscomb. Invites residents to a town hall meeting on the budget.
8:40 am Milwaukee County Sup. Mayo. States concern in Brandon Johnson case.
6:30 am Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Public Policy Forum praise Abele's budget.
6:30 am Dane County Market. Home price index.
   
6:30 am Burnett County Sentinel. County says 'no' to frac sand amendments.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. City losing 480 million gallons of water a year.
Congress
12:25 pm U.S. Rep. Petri. Notes Medicare open season.
   
6:30 am Reuters. Forecasts for faster GDP growth entail avoiding fiscal cliff.
6:30 am USA Today. Federal deficit tops $1 trillion for fourth year. Reuters.
Politics
4:52 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Tammy Baldwin is no friend to Isreal.
12:09 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Raises over $2.2 million since the primary, nearly $2 million cash on hand.
   
1:56 pm Wausau Daily Herald. Michelle Obama to speak at UWMC Friday.
1:52 pm Racine Journal Times. Michelle Obama to speak Friday at Memorial Hall.
1:50 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ryan talks of debt, taxes at Carroll University. Wisconsin State Journal.
1:42 pm Appleton Post Crescent. Senate race fundraising: Baldwin $3.5M, Thompson $2M. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
1:39 pm Chippewa Herald. Cutting state spending among Bernier's goals.
1:38 pm Capital Times. NRA plays to gun-owner fears in swing states like Wisconsin.
6:30 am River Falls Journal. U.S. Senate candidate tries to break through the state news vacuum.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. Herald to hold candidate forum Wednesday.
6:30 am  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. How Thompson, Baldwin differ on stem cell research.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tommy Thompson's son calls for sending Obama back 'to Kenya.' Appleton Post Crescent.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Ryan fires up GOP base at Thompson fundraiser. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Where they stand: Tammy Baldwin vs. Tommy Thompson.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Hansen, Steineke to speak at elections issues forum.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Jacque, Pruess exchange views at 2nd Assembly forum.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State No. 2 in outside spending for Senate race.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Redistricting takes the competition out of some legislative campaigns.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Municipal clerk won't recuse himself from election.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. Absentee voting popularity grows.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. State Journal endorsements: Vote for a better legislature.
   
Friday, October 12, 2012
   
Legislative
10:47 am Sen. Lazich. Column: Election reform on the horizon.
10:26 am Rep. Strachota. Column: WI Act 23.
10:08 am Wisconsin Grocers Association. Rep. Strachota to receive "Friend of Grocers" award.
9:24 am Sen. Kedzie. Column: Wisconsin's economic ground game.
State Agencies
4:32 pm DHS. Early breast cancer screening encouraged for Wisconsin women.
4:30 pm AG Van Hollen. Announces E-books settlement notices coming soon to eligible purchasers.
1:25 pm DNR. Hearings and meetings.
1:22 pm Claims Board. Report and recommendations.
12:55 pm Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Delays action on frac sand mining proposal.
10:44 am AG Van Hollen. And the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to host "College Day Experience" at the UW-Madison in support of Badges for Baseball program.
10:28 am Wisconsin Historical Society. Book unearths Fort Blue Mounds history.
8:45 am DWD. Meetings and hearings.
   
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin River board seeks more information on proposed sand mine.
Economy/Business
1:01 pm Bureau of Labor Statistics. Producer price index.
6:30 am Oshkosh Corporation. Responds to Carl Icahn.
   
1:07 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Epic Systems plans six wind turbines northwest of Madison.
Statewide
12:54 pm Quarles & Brady. Kathleen Gray selected as fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation.
10:29 am Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice. Ellwangers, other Wisconsinites to be honored for peacemaking.
9:20 am Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board. Mary Anne Snyder appointed to Director of Colorado's Office of Early Childhood.
   
6:30 am USA Today. 10 states that sell the most beer are surprising.
Education
10:10 am UW-Stout. University to receive state Educational Diversity Award.
Local
8:56 am Dane County Market. September Dane County housing starts.
   
1:15 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With Waukesha in water limbo, Barrett repeats offer.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Brown Co. budget plan cuts public safety funds.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Clarke continues criticism of city takeover of park patrols.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Janesville police chief warns against cutting officers.
6:30 am Baraboo News Republic. DNR: City's mercury discharges too high.
Federal Agencies
1:03 pm USPS. Announces new prices and services for 2013. Milwaukee Business Journal.
Politics
3:40 pm  Tommy for Wisconsin. Tammy Baldwin is too extreme for Wisconsin farmers.
1:18 pm Gudex for State Senate. Home vandalized again. Fond du Lac Reporter.
10:54 am Pocan for Congress. Announces first joint appearance with Lee.
9:52 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Comments on Biden's attempt to defend job-killing agenda in Wisconsin.
8:59 am Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation: VFA endorses: John Nygren. Lee Nerison. John Murtha. Jeff Mursau. Amy Sue Vruwink. Gary Tauchen. Travis Tranel. Robin Vos. Al Ott. Scott Suder. Mary Williams. Keith Ripp. Steve Nass. Warren Petryk.
6:30 am Albrecht for Assembly. Questions Rep. Vos's flip-flop support of Rep. Rivard.
6:30 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Comments on Paul Ryan's commanding debate performance.
6:30 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Tammy Baldwin blew $3.4 million for turtle tunnel.
   
1:12 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vos changes stance on lawmaker who made rape comments.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Jacque, Preuss exchange views at 2nd Assembly forum.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. Candidate focuses on economy, balanced budget.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Assembly candidates differ sharply on collective bargaining law.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. VP debate: Biden, Ryan at each other on everything. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Local Republicans, Democrats cheer for their candidates.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Ryan to appear at Waukesha town hall.
6:30 am Daily Cardinal. Paul Ryan's other race: Vice presidential hopeful also runs to retain his seat in Congress.
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. Assembly candidate Diane Odeen says state politics too polarized.
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. Assembly incumbent Dean Knudson is proud of his work in first term.
6:30 am River Falls Journal. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin will appear with Klobuchar in River Falls.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New poll shows 51% approving of Walker's job performance.
   
Thursday, October 11, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
10:21 am Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Walker appoints 2 new DAs.
Legislative
1:49 pm LFB. 2011-12 estimated state support for school districts.
1:15 pm Rep. Young. Statement on the failure of Chief Flynn and his department to uphold the state law and police procedures.
10:27 am Wisconsin Grocers Association. Rep. Wynn to receive "Friend of Grocers" award.
9:29 am Wisconsin Grocers Association. Rep. LeMahieu to receive "Friend of Grocers" award.
6:30 am NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin. Rep. Roger Rivard's statement that 'some girls rape easy' trivializes reports of rape. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DPW.
State Agencies
3:58 pm DHS. Awards managed care contract to Southwest Family Care Alliance.
3:57 pm DOT. National Teen Driver Safety Week to be held October 14-20.
3:48 pm DNR. Outdoor report.
3:00 pm AG Van Hollen. Issues formal opinion concerning restitution awarded in civil forfeiture prosecution for county ordinance violation.
2:37 pm DOT. Operation Safe Driver strives to prevent large-truck crashes.
1:54 pm WHEDA. Gov. Walker announces WI companies receiving job creation funding.
1:19 pm DWD Sec. Newson. Column: Wisconsin commemorates October as Manufacturing Month.
1:18 pm DWD. State showcases training success during manufacturing month.
12:51 pm AG Van Hollen. Announces judgment requiring Douglas County limestone processing facility to pay $200,000 in forfeitures, fees, and costs.
12:48 pm Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups. Appeals guardianship grant award to GWAAR.
11:49 am Dept. of Tourism. Driftless Film Festival received total $29,416 tourism grant.
9:30 am DNR. Weekly news.
6:30 am DSPS. Meetings.
   
1:05 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State historical sites' revenue, attendance up.
Economy/Business
10:47 am Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. import and export price indexes. Reuters.
8:00 am Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report. Reuters.
   
1:13 pm Daily Reporter. China rejects U.S. solar tariffs as protectionism.
1:10 pm Oshkosh Northwestern. Icahn makes bid to buy Oshkosh Corp.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Study lays out vision to bolster Wisconsin's workforce.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Manufacturing jobs key to economy, political and business leaders say.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Masters Gallery Foods plans to expand.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. slaps tariffs on solar panels made in China.
Statewide
3:52 pm Wisconsin 4-H Foundation. Attention 4-H clubs: Become a contestant in Cedar Crest Ice Cream's feature flavor contest.
1:53 pm WDA. Seven Wisconsin communities recognized for public fluoridation efforts.
10:57 am AARP. Wisconsin voters have their say on Social Security and Medicare.
8:55 am Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. State spending rises, local spending falls during recent recession.
   
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Hunters ready for 1st wolf hunts in Wisconsin, Minnesota.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Dairy farms' safety net lapses as Congress stalls.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. WSEU union seizes up to $45,000 from breakaway locals.
Courts
3:47 pm Wisconsin Supreme Court. Will hold historic hearings in Monroe.
   
6:30 am Capital Times. Rindfleisch plea deal a missed opportunity to get Walker on the stand? Not quite.
Education
11:02 am UW Colleges. New CEO/dean named at UW-Sheboygan.
6:30 am GSAFE. To hold superhero themed walk/run/eat for safe schools.
   
1:09 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Madison chancellor search to launch next week with public forums.
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. School board at odds over proposed policy language.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Financial 'perfect storm' saves school district substantial funds.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Joins dairy partnership with Chinese university.
Local
2:22 pm Milwaukee Ald. Puente. I stand with the good men and women of the Milwaukee Police Department.
12:50 pm Milwaukee City Treasurer Coggs. Announces award of banking services contract.
12:26 pm Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Backs MPD, Chief Flynn on Williams case.
12:19 pm Madison Mayor Soglin. Names new Director of Community Development.
8:56 am Dane County Market. September home sales. Condo sales.
8:53 am Milwaukee County Sup. Bowen. Expresses concern, sympathy in the case of Brandon Johnson.
8:03 am Public Policy Forum. 2013 budget reflects improved Milwaukee County finances.
   
6:30 am Shawano Leader. Shawano County looking at wage, position study.
6:30 am Sauk Prairie Eagle. Army plans to stop water cleanup.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele budget still leaves $92 million shortfall in 4 years, study says.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Waukesha water bid will stop without official's signature.
Congress
1:52 pm U.S. Sen. Johnson. Calls on D.C. to explain Obamacare exchange mandate.
11:00 am U.S. Rep. Moore. Supports National Coming Out Day.
10:59 am U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.
Federal Agencies
10:54 am HHS. Health care law increases access to primary care through the National Health Service Corps.
10:50 am USDA. U.S. Forest Service awards $3M in grants to protect the Great Lakes. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Politics
3:54 pm Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. VFA endorses: Luther Olsen. Shelia Harsdorf. Julie Lassa. Tyler August. Joan Ballweg. Gary Bies. Ed Brooks. Steve Kestell. Howard Marklein.
3:49 pm Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Announces "Sportsmen and Sportswomen for Tammy."
1:55 pm Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. State Senate candidate John Macco is out of touch with women's health.
12:49 pm DPW. Tommy Thompson's message to Wisconsin: "I don't need this."
10:28 am AFL-CIO. Unveils new Wisconsin mail campaign.
   
1:11 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats lead GOP in voter registration in battleground states.
1:04 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ryan withdraws endorsement of Rivard after 'some girls rape easy' remarks.
1:04 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Presidential, Senate polls tighten in Wisconsin.
6:30 am New York Times. Wisconsin, a Republican haven, finds itself split.
6:30 am Onalaska Holmen Courier-Life News. Doyle, Evers spar over issues.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Biden prep under way at UW-La Crosse.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. State 71st Assembly candidates work to solidify support.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Assembly District 35 candidates talk infrastructure.
6:30 am  Wausau Daily Herald. Senate District 12 candidates spar on mining, education.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. State Senate race focuses on Planned Parenthood money.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Appleton mayor endorses Ribble for Congress.
6:30 am Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin senate race: Thompson says $2 million raised in 6 weeks.
   
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
3:58 pm Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for coroner in Jackson County.
3:51 pm Gov. Walker. Appoints two district attorneys.
1:15 pm Gov. Walker. Statement on "Be Bold 2."  UW-System. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Business Journal.
Legislative
3:52 pm Sheboygan County DA DeCecco. Need for additional prosecutors critical. DA office workload analysis.
3:47 pm Sen. Lassa. Public health groups name Lassa Legislator of the year.
3:45 pm WMC. Rep. Evan Wynn awarded for job creation votes.
1:40 pm Sen. Shilling. Presents Governor's Council on Domestic Violence Achievement Award to Rose Vatland.
   
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. August claiming compliance with watchdog group's open records request.
State Agencies
3:45 pm DWD. Over 100 employers with 1,300 plus job openings registered for Bay Area Career Expo at Shopko Hall Oct. 17.
3:43 pm DWD Sec. Newson. Applauds Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Easter Seals for Project SEARCH, helping young adults with disabilities gain employment.
2:37 pm DATCP. Wisconsin farmers need to be aware when buying out-of-state corn.
1:39 pm DATCP. Shred event in Middleton, October 13.
1:38 pm DATCP. Zelle's goal: Help the landowners, help the land.
12:15 pm DPI. Fresh fruit and vegetable program to impact 178 schools.
10:51 am DOR. Extension to file tax return ends next week.
8:00 am DNR. Expect a short DNR website outage on Oct. 13.
6:30 am DOJ. Former Waukesha County resident enters guilty pleas and is sentenced on threats case.
Economy/Business
6:30 am Reuters. U.S. NFIB business optimism survey edges lower on hiring plans.
6:30 am Wisconsin Reporter. Unemployment data flawed, but there's no easy fix, ex-BLS chief says.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Jobs at risk as WPS is losing contract for Medicare claims.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin ranks near the bottom for lowest taxes on business.
Statewide
2:36 pm League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Network. Seeking volunteers to help ensure a fair election.
12:52 pm ACLU of Wisconsin Foundation. New report on teens in solitary confinement.
9:22 am Rehabilitation for Wisconsin In Action. New Wisconsin Family Care reform YouTube channel launched in advance of Joint Legislative Audit Committee hearing Oct. 17.
8:00 am Common Cause in Wisconsin. Critical political reform issues to be explored at October 15th Green Bay forum.
6:30 am ABC for Health. BadgerCare Plus enrollment plummets by over 16,000.
   
6:30 am Reuters. S&P sees lower 2013 growth for U.S. state and local governments.
6:30 am USA Today. Report: Climate change behind rise in weather disasters.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Police: Drunk Minnesota man broke into Capitol through window on 5th floor.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Asian carp DNA triggers new Chicago River fishing expedition.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Transmission line project inches closer; many routes remain.
Courts
11:32 am One Wisconsin Now. Statement on top Walker aide pleading guilty to felony misconduct in office. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
8:38 am Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Louis A. Stockman.
8:36 am District I Court of Appeals. Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. v. Circuit Court for Milwaukee County. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
8:34 am District II Court of Appeals. Ardonis Greer v. David H. Schwarz.
8:32 am District II Court of Appeals. Park 6 LLC v. City of Racine.
8:29 am District III Court of Appeals. Pamperin Rental II, LLC v. R.G. Hendricks & Sons Construction, Inc.
Education
2:38 pm UW-River Falls. Koshar is Peterson Lecture Series speaker.
9:43 am UW-Stevens Point. Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" staged.
   
6:30 am Daily Cardinal. Freshman enrollment reaches historic level.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Madison accepting more in-state applicants.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Neenah sheds $100 million in retirement benefits.
Local
4:32 pm La Crosse Habitat for Humanity. Free home maintenance training offered.
9:53 am Milwaukee County Sup. Haas. Invites residents to budget-focused town hall meeting.
9:40 am Milwaukee County Sup. Stamper. Welcomes new, innovative play areas to Washington Park.
8:09 am Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Responds to Supervisor Jursik's tirade. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
   
1:13 pm Chippewa Herald. Two residents share sand concerns with board.
1:11 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. City panel backs proposal requiring the purchase of Milwaukee-made goods.
1:03 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. FBI launches inquiry into Williams' death, sources say.
12:58 pm Racine Journal Times. 2013 county budget proposal keeps general levy flat after difficult changes implemented.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. EC City Council rejects sand deal.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Sand zoning changes pass first test in Dunn County.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County DA's office to return to 1985 staffing levels next year.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cleanup of hazardous chemicals in Slinger completed.
6:30 am Lakeland Times. Baier pushes advisory referendum on mining.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. Pay compensation study irks highway employees.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. County exec proposes 2013 budget with slight decrease in taxes.
6:30 am Shawano Leader. City looks at raising taxes, cutting services.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Rapids panel to talk 2013 budget.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. City budget hearing draws few residents.
Congress
1:01 pm Oshkosh Northwestern. Tom Petri 25th richest member of Congress. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am New York Times. Fiscal cliff may be felt gradually, analysts say.
6:30 am LA Times. Group of senators seeks bipartisan deficit reduction deal.
Federal Agencies
10:33 am Census Bureau. Monthly wholesale trade: Sales and inventories.
10:32 am Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job openings and labor turnover summary.
Politics
5:00 pm SEIU Wisconsin State Council. Endorses Kole Oswald for Assembly.
3:44 pm Wynn for Assembly. It's official: Andy Jorgensen can't vote for himself.
1:08 pm One Wisconsin Now. Files Federal Elections Commission complaint against Rep. Paul Ryan.
11:13 am Albrecht for Assembly. Asks Robin Vos to take the pledge: Don't text & drive.
10:44 am Gudex for State Senate. Campaign releases first TV ad.
9:51 am Tommy for Wisconsin. 49,609 reasons Wisconsin voters should reject Tammy Baldwin.
9:21 am DPW. Sean Duffy's cowardice: Won't defend radical agenda in prime time debate he once demanded.
   
3:49 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker defense fund paid nothing to lawyers last quarter.
1:09 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Jindal endorses Thompson.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Senator Ron Johnson visits La Crosse, stumps for Feehan.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Vice President Biden coming to La Crosse Friday.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Legislative candidates air positions at forum.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Kolste-Knilans debate rescheduled.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Assembly District 85 candidates announces endorsements.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. Police on the lookout for political sign damage.
6:30 am Lakeland Times. Signs along State Highway 47 destroyed.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Walker on subpoena: 'Things like that are maneuvers.'
   
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Media reports: Walker to serve as vice chair of RGA.
Legislative
4:45 pm Sen. Taylor. Calls for justice in Milwaukee.
11:04 am Wisconsin NFIB. Names Stone Guardian of Small Business.
11:01 am Reps. August, Craig. Letter to JFC opposing State Treasurer's expansion of government.
10:51 am Wisconsin NFIB. Names Lazich Guardian of Small Business.
10:49 am Wisconsin NFIB. Names Vos Guardian of Small Business.
State Agencies
5:04 pm DOJ. John K. Smith, Jr. committed to treatment under chapter 980.
4:30 pm DATCP. EHD possible in cattle, farmers urged to take preventative measueres.
3:37 pm PSC. Audit leads to rate-freeze settlement for WPSC customers.
1:38 pm DATCP. Sending Christmas trees overseas?
12:41 pm DSPS. Meeting addendum.
12:30 pm DWD Sec. Newson. Hearing an opportunity for employers, workers to suggest improvements to UI system.
11:25 am DOT. St. Croix Bridge construction moves up to begin in spring 2013.
10:43 am OJA. Awards $300,000 to three counties to improve prosecution of domestic violence cases.
10:38 am DWD. Additional meeting.
   
1:43 pm Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. DNR wants tighter firewood restrictions.
Economy/Business
10:48 am Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Wisconsin business taxes topped $8 billion in 2011.
   
1:48 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Spectrum buys Stanly Black & Decker unit for $1.4 billion.
6:30 am Milwaukee Business Journal. APS Healthcare to lay off 133 in Brookfield.
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. McNelius Steel expands, projects 50 new jobs.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Acuity insurance adding 100 jobs.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. M-7 in talks with 3 potential new employers.
Statewide
4:50 pm Competitive Wisconsin. Major new workforce development study calls for focus on developing and keeping talent and creating opportunities by building stronger bridges among employers, workers, government and education.
3:30 pm Wisconsin Budget Project. Launches new website.
   
2:06 pm Capital Times. Wisconsin government spending, number of employees below U.S. average, says new report.
1:58 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Routes selected for nearly $500 million Madison-La Crosse power line.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. DNR suspends burning permits in 29 counties.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 2012 a deadly year for Wisconsin motorcycle drivers.
Courts
6:30 am USA Today. Supreme Court wades once more into racial preferences. Reuters.
Education
2:29 pm UW-River Falls. Announces new collaboration with China.
1:39 pm UW-Stevens Point. Cinematic history discussed at UW-Stevens Point's University Evening.
1:06 pm UW-Stout. CEO of Lineage Logistics Bill Hendricksen to speak on campus.
10:59 am UW-Extension and UW Colleges Chancellor Cross. Honors local government center.
10:57 am UW-Madison. Energy from Wisconsin cow manure could replace a coal plant, report says.
8:17 am UW-River Falls. Biology professor selected as a Vision and Change Leadership Fellow.
   
1:42 pm Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. New state report cards worry Menomonie school board.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Most area school districts plan to spend, tax less than last year.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Janesville School District budget nearly done.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Madison Teachers Inc. equates School Board with Gov. Walker.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UWM's new chancellor's mansion will help woo donors.
Local
2:26 pm ACLU of Wisconsin. Says charges against Milwaukee police officers is only a step - department needs to be investigated as well. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
12:59 pm Waukesha County Exec. Vrakas. Focus on County Government.
10:45 am Dane County Land & Water Resources Dept. Has begun removing navigational buoys from Yahara Chain of Lakes.
10:42 am City of Milwaukee. Mayor Barrett announces "Freshwater Way" as the winning street name to replace "Pittsburgh Avenue."
   
1:53 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Waukesha considers annexation for future development.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. No one shows at budget listening session.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Madison to get more state aid, but Soglin says it won't change budget much.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele's health insurance proposal draws criticism.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Reduced home values may ease impact of sewage tax rate increase.
Politics
12:48 pm Macco for State Senate. Hansen intentionally misleads voters.
11:19 am Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Releases new TV ad "Priorities."
10:47 am DPW. Sean Duffy embraces Tea Party extremist.
10:40 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Baldwin voted in favor of raising taxes 159 times.
   
1:52 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Virginia Gov. McDonnell to campaign in Green Bay.
1:50 pm Racine Journal Times. Ryan Democratic challenger Zerban makes his case.
1:48 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Rove's group pours another $1.2M into Wisconsin Senate race.
1:45 pm La Crosse Tribune. Biden to campaign Friday in Wisconsin.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. 72nd Assembly District candidates wait for results of DNR study on proposed dairy in Saratoga.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Assembly candidates continue to spar.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Control of state Legislature will be tough for Democrats.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Negative attacks fill airwaves in Thompson-Baldwin race.
   
Monday, October 8, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
11:31 am Gov. Walker. Release wildlife program audit, fulfills campaign promise.
6:30 am Gov. Walker. Executive Order: Flags to be flown at half-staff for Private First Class Arthur W. Hopfensperger of the U.S. Army.
   
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Walker picks La Crosse for small-business summit.
Legislative
9:03 am Rep. Nygren. Lawmaker backs UW professor on leaving politics off campus.
8:56 am WMC. Rep. Joel Kleefisch awarded for job creation votes.
8:40 am Rep. Kaufert. Opposes Treasurer Kurt Schuller's expansion of state government. Letter to Joint Finance Co-Chairs Vos & Taylor. Janesville Gazette.
   
2:50 pm Juneau County Star Times. Lawmaker pushes PSC for answers.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Complaints prompt informational hearing on LogistiCare. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Where they stand: Local lawmakers talk jobs.
State Agencies
5:00 pm DOJ. Franklin resident Fahmi Abdallah charged with three counts of theft of sales tax proceeds.
1:24 pm OJA. Awards Rock County $50,000 for behavioral health and justice project.
1:23 pm State Treasurer Schuller. Is not expanding state government. Letter to Joint Finance Co-Chairs Vos, Taylor.
11:33 am WSLH. Fatal work injuries decline in Wisconsin in 2011. FAQ. Charts.
8:57 am PSC. Consumers urged to seek assistance before heating-disconnection moratorium.
6:30 am DNR. Hearings and meetings.
   
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. DNR asks deer hunters for help.
Economy/Business
9:07 am Bloomberg. Business hiring calms concerns about U.S. fiscal cliff.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Companies see skills gap.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin companies' new task: Manufacturing skilled workers.
Statewide
4:40 pm Arts Wisconsin. Welcomes three outstanding new members to its board of directors.
3:36 pm Family Farm Defenders. Korean Women's Peasant Association wins 2012 food sovereignty prize in New York City.
1:28 pm Wisconsin Budget Project. Is Wisconsin a big spender? The numbers say no.
   
1:45 pm Green Bay Press Gazette. Feds revise schedule for Asian carp planning.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Rural retreat: Towns feel effects of sliding population.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune.  Lack of rain is affecting Coulee Region's crops, rivers and groundwater.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Great Lakes Restoration grants aimed at weeding out invasive species.
Courts
1:30 pm United Sportsmen of Wisconsin. To intervene in the wolf lawsuit.
   
1:38 pm Appleton Post Crescent. Walker subpoenaed in former staffer's trial.
Education
3:29 pm UW-Stout. Professional Science Master's program approved by regents.
2:09 pm DPI, Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. JoAnn Miller named Wisconsin representative to national Teacher of the Year program.
1:29 pm AT&T. Announces $15,000 innovation award to STEP program.
1:25 pm UW-River Falls. Signs partnership with China Agricultural University.
   
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Green Bay School Board discusses options as courts weigh collective bargaining law.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Menasha school budget sees levy dip.
Local
4:45 pm Milwaukee County Sup. West. Invites the public to "Koschiuszko Park Watch" meeting.
10:54 am Milwaukee County Board Chair Dimitrijevic. Appoints Jamie Kuhn as Director of Milwaukee County Intergovernmental Relations.
8:37 am Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Calls Abele's "budget tweak" not permissible under budget rules.
6:30 am Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County seeks courthouse Christmas tree.
6:30 am Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
6:30 am Milwaukee County Board Chair Dimitrijevic. Announces three, budget-focused town hall meetings.
   
1:57 pm Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee economy weakens over past month.
1:55 pm Wausau Daily Herald. Private wells in Marathon County test positive for coliform bacteria.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Wind storm brewing in Manitowoc County.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Layoffs are part of Abele's county budget proposal.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Hope for holidays rises with improved sales tax collections.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Sand loading site returning for city decision.
Congress
9:35 am Washington Post. Congress members back legislation that could benefit themselves, relatives.
Federal Agencies
9:11 am CBO. Monthly budget review. Reuters.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Business Journal. NLRB social media policy ruling sets precedent.
Politics
2:56 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Releases latest television ad, "Lying."
2:38 pm WSTA. Endorses Robb Kahl for State Assembly.
2:33 pm WPPA.  State's largest police group endorses Mandy Wright for State Assembly.
1:35 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Tammy Baldwin's "F" rating on the second amendment.
11:23 am Wynn for Assembly. Calls on Jorgensen to stop distributing false endorsements.
10:58 am Ryan for Congress. Latest ad "Guaranteeing Medicare's Promise."
9:03 am DPW. Thompson can't remember how many homes Tommy Inc. has. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
8:35 am Sauk County Tea Party. Assembly District 81 candidate to be in Baraboo.
6:30 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Thompson tours Racine Switch Development Corp., promotes National Manufacturing Day.
   
1:53 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Thompson's latest ad calls Baldwin a liar; PolitiFact says Thompson has lied more.
1:50 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin up by 3 points in Senate poll.
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. Baldwin: I'm proud to be a progressive.
6:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson touts NRA endorsement in Bellevue.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Ryan rallies GOP faithful at fundraiser. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Reedsburg couple says fair tax raise needed.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Candidate profiles: State Assembly District 46.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Election mailings show pattern of errors.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. Boland aims to unseat Kind in Congressional race.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race could come down to a single, major issue: Medicare. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. Thompson revs up county GOP.
   
Friday, October 5, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
1:19 pm Gov. Walker. Announces second annual Governor's Small Business Summit.
12:38 pm Gov. Walker. Appoints Ed Wall as new Department of Corrections Secretary. AG Van Hollen. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
   
6:30 am  Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker to EC crowd: State economy needs to grow.
Legislative
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Sen. Leibham honored by commerce group.
State Agencies
4:16 pm DVA. Wisconsin veterans home at Chippewa Falls seeks nurses, other health care professionals.
3:03 pm DWD Sec. Newson. Manufacturing Day offers employers opportunities to showcase facilities, dispel misconceptions.
2:57 pm Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Frac sand mining proposal to be aired at Riverway Board meeting.
12:45 pm DWD Sec. Newson. Manufacturing Day helps technical colleges, other workforce partners promote industry career pathway.
11:16 am AG Van Hollen. Share recent "success stories" from the Wisconsin Crime Alert Network.
10:04 am OJA. Awards $21,150 to Dane County Sheriff's Office for equipment to protect victims of domestic violence.
9:58 am DWD. Meetings and hearings.
6:30 am DNR. Outdoor Report.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State proposes taking 16 species off protected list, adding 8.
Economy/Business
8:00 am Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment situation summary. (Nonfarm payrolls up 114K,  unemployment rate at 7.8%). Labor Sec. Solis. Reuters. Bloomberg.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Economy stuck in slow-growth mode.
Statewide
4:26 pm Quarles & Brady. Matthew Vanderpool joins Quarles & Brady's Health Law Group.
1:20 pm Wisconsin Credit Union League. Credit unions honored for community involvement as the world, Wisconsin celebrate cooperatives.
12:52 pm Sierra Club. As Wisconsin continues to slip in national energy efficiency rankings, Sierra Club supports increased savings goals and program funds.
12:48 pm CWAG. Wisconsin SMP awarded federal grant to expand its efforts to fight Medicare fraud.
11:21 am Highland Wind Farm. Federal court supports wind developer, fines 'Forest Voice' attorneys.
10:05 am WDA. 260 elderly, disabled receive $804,000 in donated dental care.
   
4:20 pm Daily Reporter. Judge says decision in collective bargaining case will be delayed.
1:24 pm Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Corps to miss Asian carp plan deadline.
Education
12:47 pm UW-River Falls. University archives and Area Research Center to hold open house.
11:15 am Marquette University. Chief Economist for Concord Coalition next guest for "On the Issues" at Marquette Law School.
10:12 am UW-Platteville. Enrollment numbers show an increase, bucks statewide trend.
9:59 am Marquette University. Nursing students pledge commitment to the profession.
6:30 am UW-Stout. Chancellor tells Board of Regents of successes, plans for future.
6:30 am UW-Stout. Student uses Career Conference as springboard to job offer.
   
1:28 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Madison releases agreement with Obama campaign.
Local
3:05 pm Milwaukee County Sup. Bowen. Commends protest rally against radio personality's characterization of Derek Williams.
2:58 pm Madison Mayor Soglin. City seeks nominations for Jeff Erlanger Award. Recipients. Nomination information.
2:56 pm Milwaukee County Sup. West. Invites the public to "The March of Kosciuszko."
12:51 pm Milwaukee County Board Chair Dimitrijevic. Appointed to national transportation post.
10:09 am Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces creation of "Clean Lakes Task Force" to effectively implement community's phosphorus reduction efforts.
   
6:30 am  Capital Times. Soglin budget closes 9 ice rinks, cuts neighborhood beach lifeguards.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Councilman Duax raises serious concerns about sand rail site plan.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Budget would increase trash fee in Janesville.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Unions' lawsuit against city moves forward: Parties hope for timely ruling.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele to tweak budget to save 26 deputy jobs.
6:30 am Superior Telegram. Taxes creep up.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Oak Creek seeks to overturn water ruling; Waukesha waits.
6:30 am Milwaukee Business Journal. Barrett skeptical Waukesha water proposal will be approved.
Congress
4:32 pm U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Column: Less than 3 months to stop job-killing taxes.
3:23 pm U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Signs legislation to fight medical theft.
12:49 pm U.S. Rep. Petri. Deadline near for students interested in U.S. service academies.
10:03 am U.S. Sen. Johnson. Time for policies to boost manufacturing.
10:02 am WMC. Six members of congressional delegation earn manufacturing award.
6:30 am Dairy Business Association. Dairy farmers opposed to supply management speak out at World Dairy Expo.
Federal Agencies
11:24 am Dept. of Education Sec. Duncan. Statement on World Teacher's Day.
Politics
4:23 pm NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin. Announces 2012 endorsements for State Legislature.
4:12 pm DPW. Veterans, students, seniors and homeowners express outrage over Romney-Ryan comments writing off half of Americans.
12:43 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Addresses disabled American veterans at annual conference.
11:18 am Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Fights for Wisconsin veterans.
10:01 am Ribble for Congress. Ribble's pro-growth jobs record.
10:00 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Baldwin's reckless record on defense and veterans issues proves dangerous for America.
   
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Zerban petitions Ryan for debate.
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. Ryan has $4 million on hand for congressional race. Wisconsin State Journal.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Brey, Tittl both claim independent label.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. 33rd District's Nass, Woods outline views.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. 43rd's Wynn, Jorgensen tout Assembly records.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Baldwin accuses Romney of trying to 'Etch a Sketch' his record.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. President Barack Obama fiery in University of Wisconsin speech. Daily Cardinal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin State Journal.
   
Thursday, October 4, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
10:41 am Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.
Legislative
12:46 pm Joint Legislative Audit Committee Co-Chairs Sen. Vinehout, Rep. Kerkman. Nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau earns recognition.
11:03 am Sen. Lehman. Democratic radio address.
10:05 am Rep. Nass. UW-Madison pretends Obama's visit is an official function, not a campaign rally.
   
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. Minnesota ups ante on tax reciprocity.
State Agencies
3:46 pm DOC. Kettle Moraine Correctional hosts job fair for inmates.
3:45 pm AG Van Hollen. Issues formal opinion concerning issuance of drivers licenses to foreign nationals with deferred action status.
3:27 pm DNR. Dogs sidelined in wolf hunt until at least Dec. 20.
3:26 pm AG Van Hollen. To deliver remarks at "Justice for a Cure" kickoff with Susan G. Komen of south central Wisconsin.
3:23 pm DOT. DMV customer service centers closed October 8 (Columbus Day) for staff training.
10:42 am WHEDA/DFI. Municipalities receive grants to improve neighborhoods.
10:03 am AG Van Hollen. Shawano resident charged with first-degree intentional homicide bound over for trial.
   
11:06 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Elections board won't seek deadline extension for military voters.
Economy/Business
10:21 am Census Bureau. Manufacturers' shipments, inventories and orders - August 2012. Bloomberg.
8:40 am Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report. Reuters.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State added 37,500 private sector jobs in a 12-month period.
6:30 am La Crosse Tribune. Dairyland lands massive federal loan guarantee.
Statewide
11:12 am WCEP. Endangered whooping cranes depart on ultralight-guided flight to Florida.
10:45 am Wired Wisconsin. E-Waste recycling and awareness growing in Wisconsin.
9:04 am MacIver Institute. Partners with Reason Foundation on alternative energy study.
6:30 am ACLU of Wisconsin Foundation. Recognizes Banned Books Week and the right to read.
   
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. California wades into national labor debate.
Education
1:24 pm UW-River Falls. Fiftieth anniversary production of 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf' slated for UW-River Falls stage.
11:14 am UW-Rock County. Offers free workshops about college.
   
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Madison schools reach tentative agreements with unions.
6:30 am Daily Cardinal. Student government approves voter registration in residence halls.
Local
12:20 pm Dane County Exec. Parisi. County to aid development of fresh food market on Madison's south side.
   
1:12 pm Racine Journal Times. DA: Voter fraud allegations unfounded.
10:30 am Green Bay Press Gazette. Oneida recycling plant clears first hurdle in fight to keep permit.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Appleton budget proposal would lower taxes 1%.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. PSC ruling casts doubt on Waukesha-Oak Creek water pact.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Not in our river - Officials troubled by Waukesha water deal.
6:30 am Stevens Point Journal. Dreier: Proposed budget tight, balanced, maintains service.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Necci to be sworn in as Walworth County DA.
Politics
3:25 pm Wynn for Assembly. Oops: Jorgensen's new bill might violate international trade agreements.
10:26 am White House. Remarks by the President and Governor Romney in the first presidential debate.
10:02 am DPW. New video: Tommy Thompson: Exhausted, broke, and sagging.
8:49 am DPW. Sean Duffy must stop dodging prime time debate he once demanded.
6:30 am Scott Walker for Governor. Statement on Mitt Romney's decisive debate victory.
   
1:19 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Thompson campaign slow on providing details of stops.
10:16 am Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Ryan, Knilans should plan appearances.
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Johnson pushes business leaders to educate friends, family ahead of election.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. Candidates open up in Assembly debates.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Jobs, education and the budget debated among 31st District candidates. Beloit Daily News.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Skills gap, campaign finance and energy focus of 45th District forum.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Analysis: Baldwin's ascension in U.S. Senate race vs. Thompson bucks political trend.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Obama, Romney offer nothing new in first debate, UW-EC students say.
    President Obama visits UW-Madison 
11:01 am UW-Madison College Republicans. Obama's Wisconsin problem. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
9:06 am Tommy for Wisconsin. Baldwin to stump for the spender in chief.
   
1:14 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. On heels of debate, Obama heads to Madison.
1:11 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Obama aims to energize supporters with Madison visit.
6:30 am Daily Cardinal. Obama visit sparks outcry from faculty. Badger Herald. Wisconsin State Journal.
6:30 am Wisconsin Reporter. Obama campaign stop comes with cost for taxpayers, UW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
   
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
   
Legislative
5:00 pm Sen. Lasee. Column: By local, buy often.
12:50 pm Sen. Lassa, Rep. Barca. Memo to WEDC Board members regarding objections to the draft 2012 Annual Economic Development Programs Report.
11:51 am Rep. Richards, Sen. Erpenbach. Walker finds two ways to hurt Wisconsin health care consumers. Open records request for OCI Commissioner Nickel, DHS Sec. Smith.
10:13 am Emerge Wisconsin. Congratulations JoCasta Zamarripa on being named Emerge America Trailblazer.
8:56 am Rep. Mason. Statement on Waukesha/Oak Creek water agreement. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
   
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Cullen: Misinformation considered root cause for previous mining bill's failure.
State Agencies
5:00 pm Cleaner Valley Campaign. Truesillia Ruth Shank addresses PSC at We Energies rate increase hearing.
4:44 pm DCF. Wisconsin receives funding for "Supporting Parents Supporting Kids" initiative.
4:16 pm DSPS. Meetings.
2:26 pm DOT. Launches new web site promoting safe walking and biking habits for kids.
11:58 am ABC for Health. Public health fund's oversight by Insurance Commissioner Nickel questioned.
11:46 am Historical Society. Remembering Peshtigo: The deadliest wildfire in U.S. history.
10:06 am AG Van Hollen. Column: Preventing sexual assault on college campuses.
10:03 am AG Van Hollen. Announces next free crime prevention training sessions for members of the Wisconsin Crime Alert Network.
6:30 am GAB. Municipalities missing 45 day deadline for military/overseas voter ballot mailing. Missed 47 day deadline. Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin Reporter. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
   
1:29 pm La Crosse Tribune. DNR seeks input on endangered species changes.
Economy/Business
2:33 pm Dairyland Power Cooperative. Renewable portfolio exceeds 2015 requirements.
1:47 pm OEM Fabricators, Inc. Manufacturing careers deserve a fresh look.
11:59 am Bureau of Labor Statistics. Metro area employment and unemployment summary.
11:42 am Cresa Milwaukee. Receives Deal of the Year award.
11:39 am Integrys Group. WPS proposes to eliminate 2013 electric rate increase and reduce gas rates.
8:53 am We Energies. Energy assistance dollars now available.
   
1:43 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Enbridge planning crude pipeline from Bakken to Superior.
1:31 pm Milwaukee Business Journal. Silgan Containers laying off 38 in Menomonee Falls.
8:43 am Reuters. U.S. companies add 162,000 jobs in September. Bloomberg.
6:30 am Daily Reporter. Line in the sand: Frac industry faces greater opposition as mines multiply.
Statewide
4:57 pm WSTA. Survey: FCC reforms delay broadband investment in rural Wisconsin.
4:14 pm Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation. Two Wisconsin Women researchers to receive $60,000 in health research and leadership grants.
3:24 pm Voces de la Frontera. Rep. JoCasta Zamirripa: "I stand with the striking Palermo workers."
1:26 pm Marshfield Clinic. Agritourism web guide adds four new walk-throughs.
10:15 am Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Announces co-chairs of steering committee.
9:04 am League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Network. A few precautions will save time and help ensure your vote is counted.
   
6:30 am Oshkosh Northwestern. Baby bust continues: U.S. births down for 4th year.
Courts
9:08 am District II Court of Appeals. State v. Robert M. Schmitt.
   
6:30 am Reuters. Analysis: How opponents held back the voter ID tide.
6:30 am Wausau Daily Herald. Advocates: legal gap widening.
Education
2:28 pm UW-Extension. Pat Dillon returns from year deployed to Afghanistan.
12:07 pm UW-Stout. Student to receive Outstanding Women of Color award.
11:56 am UW-Madison. Researchers develop efficient, scalable process for making renewable liquid fuels.
10:04 am UW-Stout. Study shows university economic impact nearly $300 million a year.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Changing demographics lead to UW System enrollment drop. Wausau Daily Herald.
6:30 am Daily Cardinal. Classes, tests moved due to Obama speech.
Local
2:37 pm Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission denies complaint by Sheriff's Captain.
2:27 pm Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Announces three town hall meetings.
10:07 am Milwaukee County Sup. Borkowski. Announces two town hall meetings.
10:02 am Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Veterans job fair this Friday. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Waukesha Water Utility. Waukesha and Oak Creek approve terms for Great Lakes water supply. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Milwaukee Common Council. Members call for county to codify changes in Medical Examiner's procedures. Letter to County Exec. Abele, Chairwoman Dimitrijevic.
   
1:45 pm Chippewa Herald. County budget bumps tax rate up 5.6%.
1:39 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Health benefits costs rise 5.2% for large employers, 10.2% for workers.
1:33 pm Stevens Point Journal. Plover resists annex plan.
10:16 am Appleton Post Crescent. Outagamie County tax bills dip for 2013.
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Manitowoc fire chief questions possible personnel cut.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan council, mayor squabble over insurance rates.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Saratoga panel OKs draft zoning ordinance.
6:30 am Capital Times. City ramps to have special event parking for Obama visit.
6:30 am Herald Online. Fitch downgrades Milwaukee, Wisconsin's ULTGOs to 'AA'.
Congress
11:37 am U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. EU to extend illegal emissions tax to shipping, administration must act.
Federal Agencies
4:59 pm Social Security. November 2012 columns.
12:04 pm Dept. of Education. $3.2 million in grants awarded for Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad.
12:03 pm CDC. Study shows 54% decrease in teen drinking and driving since 1991.
8:46 am USDA. Grants support marketing innovation for American farmers and ranchers.
8:45 am Dept. of Labor. OSHA announces alternative dispute resolution pilot program for whistleblower complaints.
Politics
3:28 pm Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Statement on Marquette poll.
1:14 pm Marquette Law School. Poll finds U.S. Senate race tightens. Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
1:09 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. New survey shows Baldwin at odds with 90% of seniors who rely on Medicare Part D.
12:43 pm Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Lights, Camera, Action: Students for Barack & Tammy launch video contest.
12:32 pm WMC. Baldwin voting record hurts middle class jobs, says state chamber.
11:44 am Barrett for Mayor. Endorses Jorgensen for Assemlby.
10:18 am AFP-Wisconsin. Announces $1 million ad buy.
9:11 am DPW. Tommy Thompson: "I was exhausted."
   
1:38 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP leaders 'agree' with Biden.
1:27 pm Wausau Daily Herald. Local assembly candidates debate tonight.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Appleton GOP leader files complaint against Jamie Wall campaign.
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. Gudex critical of television ad run by King allies.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Ryan responds on debate.
6:30 am Chippewa Herald. Early voting on the rise.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Knilans camp mum on debate details.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Economy likely to dominate first Obama-Romney debate. Marshfield News Herald.
   
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
   
Gov. Walker
11:15 am Gov. Walker. Wisconsin job gains continue.
Legislative
4:32 pm Rep. Knilans. Three Janesville schools win awards.
1:58 pm Sen. Vukmir. Receives 'Champion of Commerce' award.
State Agencies
4:59 pm DSPS. Meeting addendum.
3:15 pm Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Communities receive $2.6 million for projects.
2:12 pm WEDC. Wisconsin receives Innovation Award for community emergency recovery guidebook.
2:11 pm DNR. Weekly News.
1:59 pm DOT. Wisconsin traffic crashes claimed 79 lives in September.
12:06 pm DCF. Wisconsin receives federal grant to improve educational outcomes for kids in foster care.
10:54 am DOT. Gov. Walker announces $104 million in payments to local governments.
9:35 am OCI. Administrative actions - September 2012.
   
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. State, federal officials say economic development problems can be resolved.
Economy/Business
10:56 am Boardman & Clark Law Firm. Employment law update.
   
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Manufacturing rebounds in September.
6:30 am Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin business climate is focus of Delta Sky Magazine.
6:30 am Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Ministry Saint Clare's Hospital to add beds, create 50 jobs.
Statewide
4:31 pm NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin. Names new Executive Director.
2:16 pm Mayo Clinic Health System. Earns Wisconsin Forward Award.
1:39 pm 1000 Friends of Wisconsin. Smart People, Smart Places awards announced.
8:05 am Common Cause in Wisconsin. October reform forums in Green Bay and La Crosse/Wisconsin legislators sued for open records law violations.
6:30 am GSAFE. Conference on the needs of transgender youth to be held in Madison.
   
2:30 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ballots sent late to 97 military and overseas voters.
6:30 am Bloomberg. Top 1% got 93% of income growth as rich-poor gap widened.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Majority of state voters in poll support blocking Asian carp.
Courts
4:33 pm State v. Kelly M. Rindfleisch. District I Court of Appeals opinion and order.
3:14 pm Dane County Judge St. John. Investiture scheduled for Wed. Octobers 3, 2012.
9:33 am Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses.
6:30 am State v. Kelly M. Rindfleisch. Response in opposition to petition for leave to appeal nonfinal order.
   
9:41 am Reuters. Judge halts Pennsylvania's controversial voter ID law.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Lawsuit filed over ALEC-related messages in GOP lawmakers' personal emails. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
6:30 am Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. More weighty decisions await Supreme Court.
Education
1:38 pm Multiage Learning Network. Launched to provide resources to aid multiage educators and schools.
10:33 am UW-Stevens Point. Free lecture examines impact of presidential election.
9:43 am Marquette University. Russ Feingold next guest for "On the Issues" at Marquette Law School.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 10 MPS schools targeted for GE Foundation innovation funds.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. School board approves $2.7 million in budget cuts if referendum fails.
6:30 am Wisconsin Reporter. Testing ACT: Is test accountable to workforce needs?
6:30 am Daily Cardinal. Ward: UW must adapt to less state support.
Local
5:00 pm Milwaukee County Board. Craft reform of medical examiner procedure following Derek Williams police custody death case.
2:43 pm Madison Mayor Soglin. Budget message.
2:42 pm Outagamie County Exec. Nelson. Tax relief for Outagamie home owners.
   
2:32 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Soglin proposes $266.4M operating budget, cutting Overture funds by $1M.
2:26 pm New Berlin Now. New Berlin aldermen expected to push for big levy cuts.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele proposes second reform to limit pension backdrop.
6:30 am Racine Journal Times. Sheriff's Office investigating voter fraud allegations.
Congress
11:06 am U.S. Rep. Moore. Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
11:05 am U.S. Rep. Moore. Celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
11:05 am U.S. Rep. Baldwin. Urges action to defend Wisconsin manufacturers from China's cheating.
   
6:30 am Reuters. End of payroll, Bush tax cuts top "fiscal cliff" fears: study.
6:30 am New York Times. Leaders at work on plan to avert mandatory cuts.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. USDA chief says Congress must pass new farm bill.
Federal Agencies
4:30 pm Cooperative Network. Vilsack concurs with cooperatives: We need a Farm Bill.
2:37 pm EPA. Awards 21 grants to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes basin.
10:43 am USDA Sec. Vilsack. Announces that America's farm co-ops set records in 2011.
Politics
4:35 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Harry Reid's front group comes to Wisconsin to smear former Governor Tommy Thompson.
1:35 pm DPW. Tommy Thompson's plan to gut education.
1:10 pm Tommy for Wisconsin. Paul Ryan will host reception with Tommy Thompson in Milwaukee.
9:36 am Fair Wisconsin PAC. Announces 2012 fall general election endorsements.
   
6:30 am Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Brey, Tittl battle for 25th Assembly seat.
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. VP candidate Paul Ryan to host fundraiser Saturday in Milwaukee.
6:30 am Hudson Star Observer. Incumbent Sean Duffy campaigns for three days in Hudson.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Big crowds, closed roads expected for Obama's Thursday rally.
6:30 am Jefferson County Daily Union. Assembly candidate debate Wednesday in Jefferson.
   
Monday, October 1, 2012
   
Legislative
4:03 pm Rep. Zamarripa. To be honored with Emerge America's "Trailblazer" Award.
10:48 am Sen. Lazich. Column: Protect your family with these cyber security tips.
   
6:30 am Sheboygan Press. Head games: Sheboygan-area leagues, schools tackle concussion law.
State Agencies
4:59 pm DMA. Unique Wisconsin Guard unit embarks on specialized mission to Afghanistan.
4:04 pm DFI. New Executive Assistant named.
1:48 pm DOJ. Sheboygan County jury finds Scott D. McKeever is a sexually violent person under chapter 980.
12:45 pm DPI. Federal funds support after-school activities at 21st Century Community Learning Centers.
12:43 pm DWD. Sec. Newson, state leaders kick off Manufacturing Month.
11:32 am DOT. Kids: Lace up those shoes and walk to school on October 3.
11:06 am AG Van Hollen. Reminds consumers to use caution online.
10:19 am DOJ. Upcoming seminars on public records and open meetings begin this week.
9:37 am Board on Aging and Long Term Care. October is National Long-Term Care Resident's Rights Month.
6:30 am DOJ. James Hinkle bound over for trial under State's sexually violent person statute.
6:30 am DOJ. Milwaukee County resident James D. Gardetto charged with false swearing.
   
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. Medicaid shortfall shrinks by $35.5M.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. Keep politics out of science, Natural Resources Board chairman says.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. DHS: Medicaid shortfall has shrunk to 35.5M,
Economy/Business
9:34 am Profitable Growth Network. Launched by former DVIC consultants.
9:33 am Integrys Group. Wisconsin Public Service enters into agreement to buy Fox Energy Company LLC.
   
6:30 am Wall Street Journal. Drought hits shippers on Great Lakes.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. Local unemployment statistics, job fair turnout starting to generate optimism.
6:30 am Fond du Lac Reporter. Ceremony celebrates Mercury Marine $20 million expansion.
6:30 am  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. We Energies seeks to pass on plant cost overruns.
Statewide
4:02 pm Cooperative Network. Gov. Walker proclaims October "Co-op Month."
3:29 pm Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance. Joins Fuels America.
1:46 pm American Cancer Society. Wisconsin program ensures thousands of uninsured women get mammograms.
11:31 am DAV Wisconsin. Baldwin, Thompson to address DAV on veterans' issues.
9:35 am Wisconsin Cheese Originals. Meet your favorite Wisconsin Cheesemaker: Tickets on sale today.
6:30 am Wisconsin Counties Association. Sheboygan County Clerk Julie Glancey named 2012 "WCA Friend in County Government."
   
1:57 pm Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Families, friends send off new Wisconsin National Guard unit.
6:30 am USA Today. Analysis: Nation's water costs rushing higher.
6:30 am Marshfield News Herald. U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000.
Courts
1:44 pm Center for Media and Democracy, Common Cause. File open records lawsuit against ALEC members in Wisconsin.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New judicial panel appointee called case against Prosser unfair.
Education
4:58 pm WTCS. Presidency application materials available.
4:00 pm UW-River Falls. Enterprise partners with UW-River Falls to offer car sharing.
11:22 am UW-River Falls. College of Business and Economics faculty recognized.
11:20 am UW-River Falls. College of Business and Economics Beta Gamma Sigma named exemplary chapter.
10:50 am WTCS. Website features October as Manufacturing Month.
10:16 am Marquette University. New Marquette Law School Poll to be released October 3.
9:31 am UW-Stout. Board of Regents meetings to be held on campus Thursday, Friday.
   
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. District seeks 'major' changes in teacher contracts.
Local
3:00 pm Dane County Exec. Parisi. Introduces 2013 "Strengthening our Communities" budget. Cover Memo. Handouts. Tax History.
12:47 pm Milwaukee County Board Chair Dimitrijevic. Praises collaboration between executive and legislative branches of county government.
6:30 am Milwaukee County Sup. Bowen. Joins in call for answers, reform after death of Derek Williams.
   
2:01 pm Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County exec's proposed 2013 budget calls for small tax increase.
6:30 am Wisconsin State Journal. World Dairy Expo: $13M plan calls for creation of world-class livestock facilities at Alliant.
Congress
1:59 pm Oshkosh Northwestern. Huge tax increase looms at year-end 'fiscal cliff.'
6:30 am New York Times. Payroll tax cut is unlikely to survive into next year.
Federal Agencies
10:42 am Census Bureau. August 2012 construction  at $837.1 billion annual rate.
Politics
1:43 pm DPW. Chris Christie, critic of "Washington dodge" used by Tommy Thompson, now set to campaign for him.
1:39 pm Worthington for State Senate. Calls on Olsen to debate.
12:41 pm Wisconsin Right to Life PAC. Rolls out "Ask2" initiative. 
10:57 am Americans for Prosperity. "Obama's Failing Agenda" tour meeting President Obama head on in Madison.
   
1:49 pm Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Christie to campaign in state for Thompson.
6:30 am Reuters. Momentum shifts to Democrat in tight Wisconsin Senate race.
6:30 am  Appleton Post Crescent. Advocacy groups step up for Baldwin.
6:30 am Appleton Post Crescent. Senate, Assembly races in play.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate race focus turns to health care.
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats, Republicans on different planets when it comes to economy.
6:30 am  Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Senate candidates sound off on dairy proposal.
6:30 am Janesville Gazette. President Obama is making another stop in Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Journal.
    U.S. Senate Debate
6:30 am Baldwin for U.S. Senate Releases: The Tommy tax plan: tax cuts for millionaires increases for you. Thompson's Medicare plan: Do away with it. Thompson: Taking on the special Interests...as clients.  Thompson's Medicare claim. Thompson's sweet heart deal for drug companies.
Tommy for Wisconsin Releases: Baldwin has been a divisive partisan. Baldwin is the only candidate who has cut Medicare. Baldwin's lackluster record in Congress. Baldwin supports a more extreme version of government-run healthcare. Baldwin's anti-Wisconsin industries record. Tommy Thompson wins first debate in Wisconsin Senate race.
   
6:30 am Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin, Thompson spar on their records, nation's future. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.