Tuesday May 31, 2016 - Updated 4:49pm

Governor

12:35pm
Gov. Walker. Tours Donaldson Company, Inc.
6:05am
Gov. Walker. Appoints two judges to the Sheboygan County Circuit Court.
5:55am
Gov. Walker. Joins in celebrating Burlington's 30th anniversary of ChocolateFest.

1:57pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker to meet with veterans about funding changes for county services offices.

Legislative

4:48pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Column: Kick off summer tourism in Wisconsin's outdoors.
3:39pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Summer lets us get back to the land.
6:00am
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on Memorial Day.

6:37am
Cap Times. Regionalizing Wisconsin's county veterans service offices remains a concern in vet community.
5:16am
Racine Journal Times. Funding change leads to shortfalls in veterans services offices, including Racine.

State Agencies

4:03pm
WHS. David Rambow to lead H.H. Bennett Studio.
3:05pm
WI Lottery. Greenfield woman claims $50,000 Powerball ticket.
6:03am
Friends of the Central Sands. Letter to DNR Sec. Stepp regarding Attorney General opinion on high capacity wells.

5:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's plan to overhaul long-term care programs raises concerns.
5:01am
Wausau Daily Herald. New state prisons boss ready to listen.

Economy/Business

12:09pm
WI Technology Council. Seasoned 'treps, investors, advisors on tap for Wisconsin Entrepreneur's Conference.'

6:05am
La Crosse Tribune. Contrary to contrasting pictures from politicians, state economy crawling along.
5:11am
Daily Reporter. Risk to unemployment fund seen as still high.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Report cites mixed results for Wisconsin's renewable energy progress.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Survey: Tight job market, low pay means thousands of vacancies in caregiving jobs.

Environment/Outdoors

5:17am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Lake Michigan water levels see 'historic' rise.
5:12am
WJFW. End of bucks-only deer harvest in Langlade County draws mixed reactions.

Statewide

4:49pm
WMC. UW Health receives Business Friend of the Environment Award.
9:17am
AFP-WI. Announces multi-district issue education campaign to advance tax reform.
6:01am
DPW. Statement on Memorial Day.

5:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Risk scores attached to defendants unreliable, racially biased.

Courts

2:06pm
The Hill. Supreme Court rules against White House in water pollution case.
5:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Clash between state, Milwaukee voucher school moves to federal court.
5:19am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin at vanguard of national legal fight on voter ID.
5:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gerrymandering trial ends, but a decision could take months.
5:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker sought changes to Wisconsin Idea, emails show after judge orders release of records.
5:10am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Gerrymandering case belongs at SCOTUS.
5:08am
Cap Times. Understanding Wisconsin's legislative redistricting trial: the efficiency gap, partisan symmetry and more.
5:07am
NBC 26. Walker releases records following court order.

Education

3:40pm
UW-Madison. Benefits of dance for older adults with Parkinson's to be highlighted.
2:51pm
UW-River Falls. Prescott student honored with Hildebrand Seymour-Junkman Award.
11:43am
UW-Madison. Free online course empowers college STEM instructors to improve their teaching.
10:09am
Marquette University. Marquette Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership, Zablocki VA Medical Center to co-host forum on veteran care.

5:20am
Cap Times. David Canon: 88% of profs getting outside offers decide to stay at UW-Madison.
5:06am
Cap Times. With UW-Eau Claire vote, faculty at majority of UW campuses voice disappointment in leaders.
5:01am
Cap Times. Chancellor Cathy Sandeen: Free tuition at tech schools won't lure students from UW Colleges.
5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Fewer Wisconsinites seeking college degrees.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison pre-college prep program criticized for low graduation rates.

Local

10:34am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.

5:18am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Michigan lawmakers urge governors to reject Waukesha request to tap Lake Michigan: Read the letter.
5:14am
WTMJ. Dozens of violent sex offenders to be released in Wisconsin, Kenosha Co. Sheriff warns.
5:04am
WISN. Abele wants to work with MPS.

Congress

1:06pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Highlights his legislation to improve the VA at Tomah hearing.
10:34am
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson opening statement: "Tomah VAMC: Examining patient care and abuse of authority."
9:16am
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson releases 359-page report detailing committee investigation into the Tomah VA tragedies.
5:58am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on Memorial Day.

2:01pm
Minneapolis Star Tribune. Democrats say Sen. Johnson is politicizing veterans issues.
1:56pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "We failed to get it done," official testifies of troubled Tomah VA.
5:22am
USA Today. Senate investigation finds 'systemic' failures at VA watchdog.
5:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Baldwin backs federal money for water infrastructure overhaul.
5:06am
WAOW. Johnson's Senate committee to release Tomah VA report.

Federal Agencies

1:05pm
EPA. Awards environmental education grants in 26 states.

Politics

4:13pm
Clinton for President. Wisconsin veteran calls out Donald Trump's hypocrisy on veterans issues.
2:16pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Why GOP map in Wisconsin may get shot down.
2:03pm
Elliott for 18th Senate. Submits maximum number of nomination signatures.
12:34pm
DPW. Veterans call on Senator Johnson to support real reforms for America's veterans, instead of politicizing them.
12:10pm
Spreitzer for 45th Assembly District. Turns in nomination signatures, excited to run for reelection.
5:59am
Penebaker for 5th Congressional. Proposes Hire a Hero initiative.
5:56am
Van Stippen for 12th Senate. Why I am running for the 12th Senate District.

2:58pm
Cap Times. Feingold campaign, UW students push student loan refinancing proposal.
1:58pm
Superior Telegram. Feingold launches 72-county tour to deliver nomination papers in Madiosn.
5:05am
WAOW. Four Democrats seeking to challenge Duffy in November.
5:03am
WQOW. Legislative primaries to set stage for November.
5:03am
CBS News. GOP senator believes America's "enemies" have Clinton's emails.

Local Politics

8:35am
Gallagher for Dane County Treasurer. Announces re-election campaign. Endorsements. Door Card.

1:54pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County DA will face challenger from within his own office in re-election bid.

Friday May 27, 2016

Governor

4:47pm
Gov. Walker. Statement in response to today's court decision regarding Wisconsin Idea open records. Records.
11:56am
Gov. Walker. Honors members of the United States Armed Forces in Memorial Day statement.
11:14am
Gov. Walker. Proclaims 529 College Savings Day.
10:16am
Gov. Walker. Appoints Ivan Gamboa to Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.

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

Legislative

4:22pm
Rep. Riemer. Honors fallen heroes.
2:40pm
Rep. Weatherston. Wisconsin legislators from Racine support Waukesha.
2:07pm
Rep. Novak. Fights for vital jobs program.
2:07pm
Rep. Novak. Applauds Building Commissions unanimous approval of Cox Hollow Dam repairs.
1:09pm
Rep. Considine. On this Memorial Day, honor fallen heroes - and respect living veterans.
12:45pm
Rep. Subeck. Commemorates Memorial Day.
12:16pm
Rep. Hebl. Respecting veterans who have passed - and working to honor those still with us.
11:18am
Rep. Goyke. Commemorates Memorial Day 2016.
11:16am
LFB. Memo on Family Care/IRIS 2.0 Concept Paper.
11:05am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Asks Legislature to suspend plans for Family Care/IRIS 2.0.

11:01am
Cap Times. Democratic lawmaker slams need for  funding public schools by referendum.

State Agencies

3:03pm
WHS. Professor Nancy Unger honored.
3:02pm
WHS. Kenneth Kraemer honored.
2:19pm
WHS. Mary Jane Herber honored by WHS.
2:18pm
WHS. Grady Library in Saukville honored by WHS.
2:17pm
WHS. Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Parkway honored by WHS.
2:16pm
WHS. Charmant Hotel Project honored by WHS.
2:15pm
WHS. Hill Library at UW-Superior honored by WHS.
12:46pm
DOT. Governor Walker authorizes additional measures to prevent potential gas and diesel shortages.
8:48am
OCI. Bulletin to insurers regarding Wisconsin Act 135 and "for-hire" carriers.
8:03am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, May 30-June 3.

3:52pm
DPW. Gov. Scott Walker needs to urge DSPS to revoke Dr. Houlihan's medical license.
2:35pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State OKs overweight fuel tankers to stem gas shortages.
8:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lead-poisoned water targeted by new Wisconsin DNR loans.
4:30am
WKOW. Miscalculation causes WEDC to pay more in tax credits than companies actually earned. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:19am
Fond du Lac Reporter. One group continues to derail State 23 expansion.

Economy/Business

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

2:38pm
The Hill. Verizon, striking unions reach agreement in principle.
8:06am
Bloomberg. U.S. economy grew more last quarter than previously estimated.
4:17am
WKOW. Shopko outsourced Wisconsin jobs after taking money from WEDC.

Statewide

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

2:45pm
USA Today. Study in rats reignites debate over cell phones and cancer.
4:21am
Healthcare Finance News. Wisconsin health systems integrate to form Ascension Wisconsin, seeks new leadership.
4:14am
CNBC. Health-care costs for families top $25,000 - triple 2001.

Courts

3:09pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge: Scott Walker's office must hand over records related to Wisconsin Idea changes.
2:36pm
Reuters. Bathroom lawsuit could send transgender rights to Supreme Court.
2:32pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Expert: Republicans 'virtually 100 percent' certain to retain majorities under GOP map.
2:28pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker aide will appeal rejection of lawsuit against John Doe investigators.
5:05am
Stevens Point Journal. Federal judge tosses out suit brought on by former Walker aides. Cap Times.
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin voter ID trial wraps up with verdict expected in July.

Education

3:04pm
UW-Madison. Fast, stretchy circuits could yield new wave of wearable electronics.
11:57am
UW-Madison. Finalists announced for vice chancellor for finance and administration.
11:03am
DPI Supt. Evers. Graduates: You can change the world.
4:59am
MPS. Board approves 2016-17 budget that directs more district resources to classrooms.

2:33pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison professor says school's faculty should stay.
4:40am
Beloit Daily News. DA: Investigators will look into Scharmer email, closed meetings.
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report finds shortcomings in UW-Madison program for disadvantaged students. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Local

2:14pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. To receive another leadership award.
2:08pm
City of Madison. Confirmed case of Zika Virus in Dane County.
1:11pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Austin Straubel International Airport. New international arrivals facility opens at GRB.
11:18am
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Farmer's Market vouchers for Waukesha County seniors available starting June 1st.

2:42pm
WISN. Dane County woman infected with Zika, officials say.
4:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele, board reach deal on African-American affairs office.
4:28am
Racine Journal Times. Big box tax dodgers? Municipalities want to curb "dark store" property tax challenges.
4:19am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County urges 0.5% sales tax.
4:18am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. 25 stadium tax uses up for consideration by city.
4:15am
CBS 58. Erosion emergency: Racine County looking for help as land is swallowed by Lake Michigan.

Congress

2:09pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls on National Science Foundation to look into ways to increase Hmong Community participation in grant programs.

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

Politics

12:14pm
Testin for 24th Senate. Submits over 800 signatures in support of state Senate candidacy.
11:55am
DPW. ICYMI: Robot Ron on Trump.
10:46am
DPW. Ron Johnson's beltway blunder - The "Democrats Were Right Again" edition.
8:02am
Jarchow for 28th Assembly. Memorial Day message: Honor & Remember.

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

Thursday May 26, 2016

Governor

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

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

Legislative

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

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

State Agencies

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

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

Economy/Business

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

Environment/Outdoors

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

Statewide

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

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

Courts

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

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

Education

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

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

Local

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

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

Congress

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

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

Politics

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

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

Wednesday May 25, 2016

Governor

4:14pm
Gov. Walker. Announces a $1 million transportation grant to the City of Fitchburg.
3:43pm
Gov. Walker. Releases video to encourage participation in "If You See Something, Say Something TM" campaign.
3:14pm
Gov. Walker. Building Commission approves projects.
11:14am
Gov. Walker. Encourages farmers impacted by recent frost to contact FSA.
4:32am
Gov. Walker. Congratulates Skyward on grand opening of new world headquarters in Stevens Point.

4:29am
WAOW. Governor Walker visits Central Wisconsin business.

Legislative

3:47pm
Sen. Nass, Rep. Kremer. Issue open letter to Wisconsin's parents and children.
12:05pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Legislators announce accountability plan for excessive prescription drug costs.
11:33am
Rep. Hutton. West Virginia seeing savings from complete prevailing wage repeal.
8:49am
Sen. Carpenter. Our great lakes must be protected from pipeline spills. Letter to U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Letter to U.S. Sen. Johnson.

4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Chiropractors push for ability to prescribe painkillers.

State Agencies

3:46pm
DNR. Weekly news.
2:27pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
12:37pm
DNR. State secures 7,090 acres of land for forestry, recreation with $3.5 million easement.
10:38am
DNR. Natural Resources Board approves 2016 deer harvest quotas and season structure.
10:23am
DATCP. Custom programs to assist WI food, beverage and agricultural companies grow beyond U.S. borders.
9:39am
WI Lottery. Sparta man claims $68,000 Badger 5 jackpot.
4:31am
ETF. Office closures observe Memorial Day.

12:57pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. DA with oversight of Lincoln Hills won't run again.
12:32pm
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin DNR board approves reducing buck-only counties.
12:30pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. State insurance regulator takes $360,000 Ambac consulting job.
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Douglas County forestland a bargain.
4:12am
WJFW. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch gets first-hand look at Sartori Foods' family-run business in Antigo.

Economy/Business

1:38pm
Janesville Gazette. Local unemployment rates drop in Wisconsin cities, counties.
8:10am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Badgerland, AgStar & 1st Farm Credit discuss potential merger.
4:13am
Sheboygan Press. Muslims file complaint against Ariens Co.
4:09am
NBC 15. TreeHouse Foods to close 2 plants it bought from ConAgra.

Statewide

3:42pm
WHCA/WiCAL, Residential Services Association of Wisconsin, WALA, Leading Age Wisconsin. Wisconsin provider survey confirms workforce shortage is at crisis level.
2:27pm
WI Corn Growers Association and American Lung Association in WI. Promote clean air and clean fuel.
10:38am
DPW Chair Laning. Statement on anniversary of the Fair Minimum Wage Act.
10:04am
State Bar of Wisconsin Executive Director Brown. Announces 2017 retirement date.
9:39am
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Diligent Dozen' selected to present live June 7 at Wisconsin Entrepreneur's Conference.

4:14am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Expert: Concussions will change, not kill football.

Courts

4:39pm
Rep. Subeck. Condemns AG Schimel's decision to join lawsuit challenging President Obama's directive to public schools protecting the rights of transgender students.
4:24pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Disappointed in AG Schimel's anti-transgender lawsuit support.
4:13pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on AG Brad Schimel's decision to join challenge to president's transgender student guidance.
3:40pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Wisconsin joins states protecting privacy and safety of students.
2:28pm
One Wisconsin Now. Indefensible: Eligible voters stripped of constitutional right to vote by decisions of Department of Motor Vehicles.
1:15pm
AG Schimel. Joins lawsuit challenging Obama administration's unlawful new Title IX Policy.
10:34am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on Court of Appeals District 3 decision to stay Judge Foust's ruling on Right to Work.
4:35am
DOJ. Statement in response to new development in Wisconsin's right-to-work lawsuit.
4:34am
WMC. Statement on right to work decision.
4:33am
District III Court of Appeals. Machinists Local Lodge 1061 v. Scott Walker - order.

2:06pm
Wisconsin State Journal. AG Brad Schimel joins suit against federal guidance regarding transgender students.
2:05pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Expert: GOP election changes don't supress minority votes.
1:32pm
Reuters. Eleven states sue U.S. government over transgender bathroom policy.
12:55pm
Cap Times. Free ID program can mitigate racial disparities in Wisconsin's voter ID law, says political scientist.
4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Suburban clerks testify in favor of voter ID.
4:21am
Courthouse News Service. Federal redistricting trial begins in Wisconsin.
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislative district trial opens with charges of 'extreme' gerrymandering.
4:20am
Chicago Tribune. Court puts ruling striking down Wisconsin's right-to-work law on hold. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:18am
Cap Times. Waukesha county clerk: Weekend voting gave 'too much access' to Milwaukee, Madison.
4:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Arguments begin in legal challenge to 2011 political redistricting plan.
4:09am
WKOW. Wisconsin redistricting trial could produce historic legal precedent.

Education

2:10pm
UW-Stout. 'Cinderella' to 'Harry Potter.'
12:08pm
UW-Stout. Art education majors complete mural at Downsville School.
9:40am
UW-Madison.  Spring comes sooner to urban heat islands, with potential consequences for wildlife.
8:04am
MPS. First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes MPS to national Turnaround Arts program.

4:17am
Beloit Daily News. Complaint accuses district of violating law.
4:11am
WTMJ. MPS "black lives matter" budget item raises questions.
4:10am
CBS 58. Communication stalled in plan to fix failing schools.

Local

11:34am
Madison Mayor Soglin. June 2 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day in Madison.
10:13am
Miwaukee Riverkeeper. Challenges Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on Estabrook Dam repair.

4:27am
Racine Journal Times. Decision handed down in sex-offender placement case.
4:14am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee willing to revisit Waukesha water sale, but it's likely too late.

Congress

4:47pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Carper applaud committee passage of DHS Accountability Act.
4:40pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. EPA renewable fuel standard proposal hurts the American consumer.
4:18pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Civil asset forfeiture bill moves forward to a full House vote.
3:53pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson statement on Department of State Inspector General report.
1:29pm
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Approves 14 bills and FDIC Inspector General.
1:21pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.
12:04pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introduces comprehensive action plan to address Wisconsin's growing drug epidemic.
9:37am
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson opening statement for business meeting May 25, 2016.

4:10pm
Bloomberg. Clinton E-mail use violated rules, Inspector General finds.
4:08am
WFRV. Sen. Tammy Baldwin calls for increased TSA funding.

Politics

3:46pm
Karweik for 83rd Assembly. Senator Van Wanggaard endorses.
3:44pm
DPW. Students and elected officials call on Sen. Johnson to end his opposition to refinancing student loans.
12:07pm
Fitzpatrick for District 4 Court of Appeals. To run for Wisconsin Court of Appeals.
11:13am
Loudenbeck for 31st Assembly District. Seeks fourth term.
10:32am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Senator Feingold's dark money hypocrisy is hurting Wisconsin farmers and families.
8:09am
Cabrera for 9th Assembly. Issues policy position on public education.
8:07am
Swearingen for 34th Assembly. Announces bid for reelection.
8:05am
Feyen for 18th Senate. Announces new and improved website.

10:08am
The Hill. Ryan decries 'bitterness' in politics.
4:48am
Bloomberg. Ryan said to tell confidants he's ready to end Trump standoff.
4:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bernie Sanders backs Wisconsin state lawmaker.
4:19am
Fox 11. Key Walker supporters to help Trump raise money.
4:16am
Chippewa Herald. Bernier seeking re-election in 68th District.

Tuesday May 24, 2016

Governor

4:45pm
Gov. Walker. Proclaims May as Beef Month in Wisconsin.
11:49am
Gov. Walker. Reforms bring Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund balance to $1 billion.
10:42am
Gov. Walker. Provides update on first round of 2020 Vision Project listening session.

12:59pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin employers may see drop in unemployment taxes.

Legislative

3:42pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: New evidence that Wisconsin's middle class in decline.
12:04pm
Democratic Members of the Joint Committee on Finance. Republicans continue to sell Wisconsin long-term care to the highest bidder.
11:11am
Rep. Barnes. Invited to White House Gun Violence Prevention Convening.
10:48am
Wisconsin Chiropractic Association. Expanding chiropractors' scope of practice benefits patients and public health in Wisconsin.
8:54am
Rep. Hesselbein. Questions DVA hassling of county veterans offices.

1:01pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Funding change leads to problems for county Veterans Service Offices.
5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Robin Vos: And now the rest of the economic story.

State Agencies

4:08pm
DOT. Major road construction will be suspended to accommodate heavy traffic during Memorial Day weekend.

5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State Fair raises rescinded, converted to one-time bonuses.

Economy/Business

3:15pm
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Corn exports generate $302 million to Wisconsin's economy.
11:13am
Spacesaver. Acquires Viking Metal Cabinet Company to expand museum offerings.

1:03pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Longtime WMC leader Jim Morgan to step down.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Farm employment increases in Wisconsin, neighboring states, federal report says.
4:57am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: One in five Wisconsin production workers on public assistance.

Statewide

4:52am
WISN. Wisconsin travelers express frustration over TSA's PreCheck program.

Courts

12:35pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement on redistricting trial.
11:50am
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. Receives unfavorable decision in Hemp Lawsuit.
10:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Court interpreter training planned for Wisconsin Rapids.
8:36am
Districts I & III Court of Appeals. St. Croix Trading Company/Direct Logistics, LLC. v. Regent Insurance Company.
8:35am
WI Supreme Court. Office of Lawyer Regulation v. James G. Moldenhauer.

1:02pm
Chippewa Herald. City clerk: Voters 'glad or relieved' to show photo ID to vote.
12:57pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Democrats ask panel to toss redistricting map.
12:56pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. New federal trial eyes Wisconsin's legislative map.
8:48am
Cap Times. Political historian: Wisconsin voting laws 'disparately burden' non-white voters.
4:58am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Judge dismisses Menominee hemp lawsuit.
4:55am
Appleton Post-Crescent. DMV official testifies in voter ID trial.

Education

12:37pm
UW-Stout. Five criminal justice majors finish law enforcement academy.
12:36pm
UW-Stout. Marketing and cultural sensitivity.
12:05pm
UW-Madison. Single-step hydrogen peroxide production could be cleaner, more efficient.

1:05pm
Wausau Daily Herald. Colleges invest millions in tech training.
5:14am
WKOW. With Supreme Court case settled, Supt. Evers shifts concern to looming teacher shortage.
4:56am
WISN. Schools around Wisconsin, nation receive threatening messages. Sheboygan Press.
4:49am
Cap Times. Robin Vos: UW faculty no-confidence votes 'a big mistake.'
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. MATC hopes free tuition program will help local students 'see that college is possible.'

Local

2:59pm
MCTS. Brings the party to Pridefest.
1:52pm
Dane County District Attorney Ozanne. Response and support of the need for adequate resources in the criminal justice system.
1:43pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces Henry Vilas Zoo's first ever Zoo Camp.
12:33pm
Americans for Prosperity - Wisconsin. Announces issue education campaign to lower tax burden on Winnebago County families.
8:11am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. New economic development organization announced.

1:06pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Bucks arena clears 'final hurdle' in Common Council.
4:53am
Fox 11. Hooked on heroin: A closer look at Northeast Wisconsin's epidemic.
4:51am
Marshfield News Herald. Marshfield Clinic expanding in Stevens Point.
4:50am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Investigation halts Adams County ambulances.

Congress

4:51pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson votes to reject fiduciary rule.

5:15am
The Hill. Ryan secures big win with bipartisan Puerto Rico deal.
5:13am
WISC. Ryan hopeful CBD oil can pass House this session.

Politics

3:16pm
DPW. Donald Trump rooted for housing market crash, to line his own pockets.
3:01pm
Moore for 81st Assembly District. To announce candidacy.
3:00pm
Ferriter for 42nd Assembly District. Files nomination signatures.
2:59pm
Bernier for 68th Assembly District. Announces re-election run for state legislature.
10:45am
Smith for 14th Senate. Announces candidacy.
5:26am
Palmer for 29th Assembly. Suspends campaign.
5:24am
Duchow for 99th Assembly. Submits nomination signatures.

5:49am
Politico. GOP: Clinton could cost Democrats in battle for Senate.
4:54am
Portage Daily Register. Columbia County farmer taps 'people power' in run for Congress.
4:46am
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker will decide whether to run for third term once budget complete.

Monday May 23, 2016

Governor

4:17pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights Wisconsin Main Street communities and local economic development.
11:59am
Gov. Walker. Highlights dual enrollment, youth apprenticeship programs at Stevens Point Area Senior High School.

12:14pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Governor downplays report on GOP restrictions to local control.
4:23am
Chippewa Herald. Governor touts state's business climate.
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker dismisses criticism of his handling of CWD among Wisconsin's deer herd.
4:21am
WEAU. Walker, ECASD discuss school funding issues.
4:20am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker: Employers need qualified workers.
4:19am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Voter ID modification is step in right direction.

Legislative

4:10pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Column: This Memorial Day, don't forget to remember.
3:50pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Column: Remembering the cost of war.
3:30pm
Rep. Barnes. Selected as one of nation's top pro-growth progressive leaders.
3:26pm
Sen. Lassa. Urges governor to fund veterans services. Letter to Gov. Walker.
2:12pm
Sen. Hansen. Funding cuts to county veterans service offices jeopardize veterans health.
1:53pm
Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Committee. Luther Olsen turns his back on Wisconsin veterans.
1:05pm
Sen. Shilling. Urges Governor, lawmakers to restore local veteran grants.
11:54am
Sen. Erpenbach. Local veteran to veteran counseling at risk again at the hands of DVA. Letter to Gov. Walker.

1:32pm
Cap Times. County veterans officials say changes to state funding hinders help for Wisconsin vets.
9:59am
La Crosse Tribune. Our view: it's time to fix our road problem.
5:00am
Cap Times. Constitutional amendment on state superintendent wouldn't be 'politically astute' move, Tony Evers says.

State Agencies

3:27pm
OCI. Court approves Dan Schwartzer's appointment as Special Deputy Commissioner for Ambac.
11:55am
Wisconsin Lottery. Lucky winner holds $68,000 Badger 5 ticket.
11:05am
DATCP. New salmonella case linked to recalled Garden of Life RAW Meal purchased online.
11:04am
WI Lottery. Adams resident claims $50,000 Powerball ticket.
11:03am
WI Lottery. Pleasant Prairie resident claims $50,000 Powerball ticket.
10:10am
DOR. Holding unclaimed property auction online.
8:25am
DNR. Warm and dry conditions result in Red Flag Warning in 12 northern counties.

4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: DNR, DOJ need to carry bigger sticks.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New Lincoln Hills chief had poor review in earlier job.
4:27am
Sheboygan Press. DNR wants to add 7K acres in northwest.

Economy/Business

2:13pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Mark Gehring to receive 'Seize the Day' award at June Wisconsin Entrepreneur's Conference.
9:05am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. Wisconsin housing market remains hot in April.

4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Alliant Energy proposes a rate hike for 2017 and 2018. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Environment/Outdoors

4:32am
Racine Journal Times. Thousands more trail cameras coming to Wisconsin.

Statewide

4:02pm
Dairyland Power Cooperative, Richland Electric Cooperative. Cooperative solar projects underway.
10:35am
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin. Taye Diggs named AIDS Walk Wisconsin Honorary Chair.
10:01am
WCASA. Announcing the 2016 Voices of Courage Awards.
8:18am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Building codes - a smart investment for everyone.

11:56am
Wisconsin Watch. Focus on traumatic childhood helps victims heal and succeed.
4:13am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Memorial Day expected to be big travel weekend in Wisconsin.

Courts

3:19pm
One Wisconsin Now. Department of Motor Vehicle Chief's testimony in federal voting rights trial reveals troubling racial disparity in voter ID law.

12:11pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Supreme Court allows secret debate in John Doe filing.
12:10pm
Chippewa Herald. Groups in lawsuit: Racial disparities seen in providing free IDs to vote.
4:35am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: 'Giddy'? Despicable hardly covers that.
4:23am
Chippewa Herald. Federal judge to hear evidence in Wisconsin redistricting lawsuit.
4:18am
Courthouse News Service. Wisconsin right-to-work law inspires federal suit.
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fraud expert: Voter ID laws are politically motivated.

Education

2:57pm
Nurses for Wisconsin. Video series aims to attract nurse educators to UW System.
2:12pm
Marquette University, Rexnord. To launch 'Bridge to Business' program for young engineers.
12:51pm
UW - Rock County. Seventeen inducted into Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society.
11:58am
Rep. Macco. Has full confidence in university leadership.
10:09am
UW - Rock County. Bachelor degree program information sessions held in June.
10:08am
American Association of University Professors UW Colleges Chapter. UW Colleges No Confidence vote. Resolution.
10:04am
UW-Madison. New strategy could yield more precise seasonal flu vaccine.
8:56am
UW-Platteville. Graduate to teach English in Mozambique through the Peace Corps.

3:01pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW Colleges, UW-Parkside pass resolutions of no confidence in UW System leadership.
4:32am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Local transgender activists hail federal rule.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Taking over struggling schools easier said than done, experts say.
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Superior survey of faculty, staff evaluated mood on campus.

Local

1:25pm
Milwaukee Cty Sheriff Clarke. Jury acquits officer in Freddie Gray case in Baltimore.
9:50am
City of Madison. Deer ticks now plentiful in Dane County, carry more than just Lyme Disease.
5:06am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputies arrest 6 in weekend Operation Drive Sober initiative.

4:43am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Arena bonds approved; 'no tax increase' needed to fund interest.

Congress

3:52pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Bipartisan congressional members ask FCC how proposed set-top box rule affects cybersecurity.
3:13pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson on VA Secretary McDonald comparing wait lists to lines at Disney World.
12:15pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for increased TSA funding to help address long wait times, ensure security.
10:40am
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Coats ask FDA to utilize authorities granted by Congress to provide patients hope.
9:51am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan VA reform passes Senate, prevents doctors once fired or suspended by VA from treating veterans.

10:34am
National Review. U.S. Reps. Bishop, Duffy: Chapter 9 bankruptcy isn't the only option for Puerto Rico.

Politics

4:03pm
Harris for 18th Senate. Do not gamble with Family Care.
1:16pm
DPW. Senator Johnson puts Koch Brothers before Wisconsin workers and seniors.
8:28am
Buchholz for Congress. Rep. Kind to repeal AUMF.
8:27am
DPW. Sen. Johnson remains silent as travelers wait in mile long TSA lines.
5:04am
Hetz for 43rd Assembly. Announces candidacy.
5:02am
Macco for 88th Assembly. Files for re-election.

12:17pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Feingold promises to make environment a central issue of campaign.
12:11pm
Janesville Gazette. Walker owes nearly $900,000 from presidential campaign.
4:49am
Bloomberg. In Trump standoff, Ryan risks isolation early in speakership.
4:43am
Baraboo News Republic. Considine to run for re-election.
4:26am
WJFW. Northwoods Democrat shifting from 35th Assembly to 12th Senate race.
4:26am
Portage Daily Register. Feingold: Listen to voters.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Russ Feingold jabs Ron Johnson on environment at Grant Park event.
4:24am
La Crosse Tribune. Scott Walker, Democrats preview election arguments on UW budget cuts, tenure, tuition freeze.

Friday May 20, 2016

Governor

1:59pm
Gov. Walker. Honors fallen law enforcement officers at State Capitol ceremony.
10:34am
Sen. Wirch. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding County Veterans Services Office grants.
9:43am
Gov. Walker. Joins the Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation in honoring businesses committed to Wisconsin's growth.
9:36am
Gov. Walker. Receives 11 applications to fill Justice Prosser's seat.

12:57pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 11 apply for state Supreme Court vacancy.
10:04am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Walker releases names of potential Prosser replacements.

Legislative

3:48pm
Rep. Riemer. Honors fallen law enforcement officers.
8:36am
Rep. Steineke. Column: Keeping WI's education system strong remains top priority next session.

4:17am
WQOW. Local leaders discuss ways to improve Wisconsin roads.

State Agencies

1:49pm
DNR. Public hearings and meetings Monday, May 23 - May 29, 2016.
9:53am
DOT. Click It or Ticket intensified safety belt enforcement throughout Wisconsin beginning Monday.
8:40am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, May 23-27.
8:39am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Receives grant to support electronic records project.

4:37am
La Crosse Tribune. Judge says BNSF permits valid for La Crosse River marsh expansion.
4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: State allocation is unfair to Milwaukee.

Economy/Business

3:48pm
Alliant Energy. Proposes rate adjustment.
9:41am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Northwestern Mutual becomes newest Gold Founding Member.

4:43am
WKOW. Wisconsin adds 35,565 private sector jobs in 2015, 164,696 total under Gov. Walker.
4:43am
Sun Prairie Star. Economist says Wisconsin recovering well compared with other states.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Economist: Stop asking for manufacturing jobs, they're not coming back.
4:33am
Daily Reporter. Poll finds Americans more upbeat about own finances than economy.
4:28am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee Bucks agree to $12 wage floor, unionization for arena district jobs.
4:27am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State unemployment falls to 4.4%.
4:25am
WXOW. Poll: Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis.
4:22am
NBC 15. Bank merger will cost 138 jobs in Madison.

Environment/Outdoors

4:20am
WBAY. Farmers concerned over Shawano County wolf attacks.

Statewide

3:05pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Announces new development director.
12:33pm
School Nutrition Association of Wisconsin. Urges Wisconsin Congressional delegation to reject block grants and support a responsible child nutrition reauthorization bill.
10:02am
Michael Best & Friedrich. Amy Schmidt and Katherine Wood Schill honored among 2016 Top Women in the Law.
9:59am
Advanced Pain Management. AG Schimel, Rep. Nygren to join opioid abuse panel discussion on June 7.

4:26am
Sheboygan Press. Bucks are victims of financial data scam.
4:18am
WQOW. Health experts are not concerned about Zika spreading in Wisconsin.

Courts

8:16am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Albert D. Moustakis v. DOJ.
7:37am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Stephen LeMere.
7:13am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Stuart R. Roitburd.

12:55pm
Janesville Gazette. Court: District attorney can't sue to block records release.
8:42am
Cap Times. In federal court, Wisconsin DMV administrator outlines challenges in issuing free voter IDs.
4:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Blacks, Latinos experience majority of state-issued ID denials at polls.

Education

4:12pm
UW-Stout. Visitors enjoy Wisconsin experiences at Science Olympiad expo.
1:24pm
UW-Stout. Manufacturing Outreach Center recognized by Chippewa County EDC.
11:33am
UW-Platteville. Molitor receives National Science Foundation fellowship.
11:32am
Milwaukee Cty Exec. Abele. PolitiFact Wisconsin issues "Pants on Fire" rating to claim that OSPP Commissioner wants to "gut" MPS.

4:41am
Fox 6. Most Wisconsin schools and daycares don't test drinking water for lead.
4:36am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Costs of celebrity college commencement speakers can add up.
4:35am
Beloit Daily News. House bill may cut free lunches for students.
4:33am
Stevens Point Journal. Five reasons UWSP is worried about money.
4:21am
WISC. Feds investigate Baraboo school; complaint claims discriminatory policy.

Local

2:48pm
St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care. Incubator gives central city entrepreneurs a jump-start.
4:45am
Rep. Zepnick. Calls on Leon's owner to rescind policy requiring English-only communications.

4:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Transit system faces $2 million deficit.
4:24am
WXOW. La Crosse releases drinking water advisory.
4:23am
WTMJ. Leon's Frozen Custard drops controversial 'English only' policy.
4:20am
WEAU. Health officials address new EPA water guidelines.

Congress

10:29am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan VA reform passes Senate, prevents doctors once fired or suspended by VA from treating veterans.

5:02am
The Hill. Path clears for passage of Puerto Rico bill.
4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson asks FDA if it considered job losses in issuing e-cig regulations.

Politics

4:25pm
DPW. Donald Trump's Supreme Court short list includes extreme, ultra-partisan Judge Diane Sykes.
1:19pm
One Wisconsin Now. Federal trial exposes the real fraud in Wisconsin elections: Gov. Walker and GOP manipulating rules on voting for unfair partisan political advantage.
12:20pm
Johnson for U.S. Senate. What they're saying about Senator Feingold's "deficit of trust."
10:32am
DPW. Ron Johnson's beltway blunder - the "To Endorse or Support That is the Question" edition.
9:56am
Considine for 81st Assembly. Announces bid for re-election.
4:46am
Van Stippen for 12th Senate. Announces candidacy for 12th Senate District.

1:56pm
CNN. Chamber of Commerce launches ads against Obamacare-backing Dems.
1:53pm
The Hill. Trump is sending handwritten notes to #NeverTrump conservatives.
5:03am
WJFW. Northern Wisconsin's 34th Assembly District will have Democratic primary.

Thursday May 19, 2016

Governor

1:49pm
Gov. Walker. Commemorates Burnett County Law Enforcement Officers killed in the line of duty.
10:17am
Gov. Walker. Participates in groundbreaking ceremony for Siren Fire Station.
10:16am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.

Legislative

4:54pm
Sen. Taylor. Applauds Milwaukee Bucks labor agreement.
3:11pm
Rep. Shankland. Updated memo shows continued pattern of behavior from Republican Legislature: Attacking local control. LFB Memo.
2:50pm
Rep. Wachs. Statement on Bucks Arena labor agreement.
2:49pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on Milwaukee Bucks labor agreement.
2:29pm
Sen. Shilling. $15 per hour minimum wage, strong worker protections and quality jobs a major victory for Wisconsin families.
2:24pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on Bucks jobs agreement.
2:23pm
Rep. Johnson. Applauds Bucks Arena labor agreement.
11:36am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Playing nice in the sandbox and the river.
11:12am
Various Legislators. (Updated) Letter to DCF Sec. Anderson regarding Community Action Skills Enhancement Program.
11:09am
Various Legislators. Letter to Joint Finance Co-Chairs regarding considering the 13.10 request by GAB for $250,000 to fund a Voter ID public information campaign.
10:17am
Sen. Bewley. Weekly Democratic Radio Address.
10:15am
Save IRIS. Memo to Gov. Walker, Sen. Darling, Rep. Nygren, DHS Sec. Rhoades: Pleas listen to Wisconsin residents. Save IRIS.
5:40am
Rep. Kitchens. Asks DNR to monitor Ahnapee River.

12:45pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Memo: Lawmakers passed 128 measures limiting local control since 2011.
12:44pm
Wisconsin State Journal. 34 Republicans ask budget committee to fund voter ID education campaign.
5:07am
Cap Times. Rebecca Blank: 'Dueling op-eds' with Scott Walker dangerous for UW's future.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Majority leader: Senate may reject pick of new election chief.
5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin set to change emergency detention guidelines.

State Agencies

2:17pm
WI Lottery. Adams County player holds $50,000 Powerball ticket.
1:53pm
WEDC. 9 Wisconsin companies receive Governor's New Product Award.
1:52pm
DHS. Mental health and substance use treatment program expands.
12:51pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin unemployment rate drops to 4.4%.
11:11am
Wisconsin Lottery. Blanchardville Man becomes instant millionaire with Classic Millions ticket.
10:18am
DNR. Join DNR staff May 31 for a live chat and learn more about landscaping with native plants.

5:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. State continues to explore self-insurance for state worker health benefits.
4:58am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Wildlife group: Wisconsin environmental fines down sharply. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Economy/Business

12:28pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. College graduates entering strong job market, but burdened by record debt.
4:55am
WEAU. State labor official says WI economy is growing.

Environment/Outdoors

5:27am
Cap Times. Some fear that chronic wasting disease is spinning out of control in Wisconsin.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin fruit crop is still strong despite recent frosts, expert says.

Statewide

11:07am
Wisconsin Bike Fed. Bike Summit this Saturday.
9:15am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Software exec. UW grad Quirk to speak during June 7-8 Entrepreneurs' Conference.
9:14am
MoganMyers. Adds summer intern.

5:00am
WKOW. Confirmed case of Zika virus in Wisconsin, officials not worried about local mosquitoes. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Courts

11:29am
Cap Times. Explaining the Wisconsin Supreme Court's rejection of Scott Walker's plan for state Superintendent.
5:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. State appeals court judge Paul Higginbotham won't seek re-election.

Education

4:17pm
MPS. Learn how to reduce your cancer risk, improve your health as MPS students, experts present health fair.
1:54pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. New study compares the efficiency of Milwaukee's public schools.
1:26pm
UW-Madison. UW tech spinoff promises to rethink design with ultra-fast software.
1:03pm
UW-Stout. Ten students awarded Potential for Excellence Scholarship.
9:09am
Teaching Assistants' Association. Endorses BDS movement.

5:25am
Chippewa Herald. Editorial: Wisconsin's higher education will drive our economy.

Local

2:27pm
Wisconsin Americans for Prosperity. Announces accountability campaign highlighting excessive property taxes in La Crosse County.
2:25pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement regarding Leon's discriminatory English-only policy. Spanish Release.
2:19pm
Dane County Parks. Tenney Boat Lock opening Friday.
2:18pm
Dane Cty Exec. Parisi. Highlights need for foster parents in Dane County during Foster Care Month.
12:54pm
WI United to Amend. Mt. Pleasant Town Board votes to return the Constitution back to "We The People."
11:30am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County honored as one of top biking counties in the country.

5:38am
WTMJ. Group calls for federal investigation of Leon's English only policy.
5:28am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Council shoots down stadium tax referendum.

Congress

4:20pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Votes for bipartisan emergency funding to combat Zika virus.
2:51pm
DPW. Chaos in House after GOP votes down LGBT measure.
2:28pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Amendments to empower government watchdogs pass Senate.
1:51pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Votes to make sure improvements at Tomah VA continue.
1:27pm
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson releases report detailing the disbursement of funds following the Justice Department's housing settlements.
1:25pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Paul Ryan and the GOP majority's terribly homophobic week in Congress.
11:14am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces civil asset forfeiture reform legislation.

9:13am
Bloomberg. New Puerto Rico debt bill comes as timing for action slips.
5:03am
Fox 11. Lockheed-Martin responds to defense budget spending bill.
4:54am
NBC 26. CDC director Freiden: GOP Zika bill is inadequate.

Federal Agencies

12:52pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Business groups criticize new federal overtime rule.
5:39am
WKOW. Advocates say new overtime rule, business audits good for workers.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Groups raise concerns about new overtime rules.
4:56am
WKBT. New overtime rules could impact businesses.
4:50am
Fox 11. Businesses advised to prepare for new overtime rule.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson, Feingold butt heads on new overtime rule.

Politics

12:26pm
Lasee for Congress. What do Tom Nelson and Mike Gallagher have in common?
12:05pm
Novak for 51st Assembly District. To seek re-election.
9:06am
Shrader for 50th Assembly. Earns major local endorsements.

12:34pm
The Hill. Liberal super-PAC hits Johnson for supporting Trump.
5:42am
DPW. A day after Johnson voted against emergency funding to combat Zika, Wisconsin confirms its first case.
5:30am
WKOW. 17 year-old high school student running for State Assembly.
5:04am
WBAY. Wisconsin's Diane Sykes on Trump's list of potential justices. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:57am
Cap Times. Russ Feingold: 'Plenty of time' for Democratic party to unify against Trump.

Wednesday May 18, 2016

Legislative

4:33pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on expected arena district end-use jobs announcement.
2:28pm
Rep. Nygren. Receives Excellence in Government Award.
11:05am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Receives Dave Duax Award.

8:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Secret meetings strike again at the state Capitol.
4:05am
Fox 11. Investigates increased drunken driving penalties.

State Agencies

4:31pm
WI Lottery. Markesan resident claims $50,000 Powerball ticket.
3:37pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves $4.3 million for community projects.
3:14pm
DHS. Confirms first case of Zika virus in Wisconsin.
2:43pm
WI Lottery. Superior man claims $350,000 SuperCash! ticket.
2:29pm
ETF. Group insurance board reviews vendor proposal requirements for self-insurance.
1:56pm
WEDC. Announcing upcoming trade ventures schedule.
9:38am
DCF. Wisconsin Counties receive award for child care performance.
5:06am
AG Schimel. Brings "A Dose of Reality" to the workplace.

4:34am
WBAY. State's top cop weighs in on 'shocking' Target 2 Investigates report.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. AG Schimel: High-capacity wells opinion was correct on the law.
4:19am
Wisconsin Watchdog. State building rents costing taxpayers a fortune, treasurer says.
4:16am
Chippewa Herald. AG: Treatment fights drug epidemic.
4:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Teen hospitalized after getting wrong medicine at Lincoln Hills.
4:09am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Drug overdose death at Oshkosh prison investigated.

Economy/Business

4:11am
Racine Journal Times. Company to create 147 Burlington jobs.
4:10am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Oshkosh Corp. competes for postal truck contract.

Environment/Outdoors

4:14am
Marshfield News Herald. Anti-CAFO group blasts board.

Statewide

4:32pm
NFIB. Overtime rule will increase costs and push salaried employees into hourly jobs.
2:45pm
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Report urges state to reduce health disparities for Native Americans. Report.
2:19pm
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. Self-funding state program would hinder competition, disrupt local markets.
1:39pm
WMC. Column: Overtime rules - government interference in the workplace.
1:39pm
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Sustainable business awards.
12:46pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. New federal overtime rule a boon to Wisconsin local economies.
11:07am
WMC. Opposes Obama overtime rule.
10:10am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Wisconsin's fiscal health improves, but still lags most states.
8:38am
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation. Environmental violation penalties plummet in Wisconsin.

2:15pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin polluters gain unfair advantage over other businesses, group says.
12:40pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. With poor road conditions, advocate says it's time Wisconsin install toll roads.
4:40am
USA Today. Millions more Americans to be eligible for overtime pay.
4:13am
Wausau Daily Herald. Drunkest city in the U.S.? It's Appleton, report says.
4:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin nursing home payments might be worst in nation, study says.

Courts

4:49pm
District IV Appeals Court Judge Higginbotham. Will not seek re-election in the April 2017 election.
2:30pm
Rep. Taylor. Responds to public education victory.
11:33am
WI Supreme Court. Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Charles A. Boyle.
11:32am
WI Supreme Court. Joshua E. Jarrett v. Board of Bar Examiners.
11:31am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Keith A. Wiedmeyer.
11:31am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Bradley L. Kilgore.
11:30am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Michael W. Bryzek.
11:05am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Statement and comment on Coyne v. Walker.
11:03am
DPI. Evers statement on Supreme Court decision.
9:38am
Rep. Sargent. Statement on Supreme Court ruling.
7:18am
WI Supreme Court. Peggy Z. Coyne v. Scott Walker.

12:36pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State Supreme Court upholds education chief's independence.
8:45am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin Supreme Court deals Walker loss on education case.
8:44am
Cap Times. Witnesses detail difficulties obtaining IDs in Wisconsin voter ID case.
4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW professor: Voter ID in Wisconsin, other requirements likely violate federal law.
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Supreme Court to rule on law increasing governor's rulemaking power.

Education

4:35pm
UW-System President Cross. Wisconsin Technology Council report reaffirms UW System's critical role as economic driver.
4:34pm
UW-Stout. University, Menomonie prepare for Science Olympiad influx.
12:48pm
UW-Stout. Design students help prepare for national Science Olympiad.
11:04am
UW-Madison. Panda poop study provides insights into microbiome, reproductive troubles.
9:37am
UW-Madison. UW technology key to growth as firm stays in Madison long after sale.

12:43pm
La Crosse Tribune. Access for all to high-quality education is goal of state council.
8:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Supreme Court rules against Scott Walker, preserves state Superintendent's authority.
4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UWM academic staff follow faculty's lead with protest vote.
4:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP lawmaker, union leader clash in forum on MPS.
4:15am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. UW-Stout chancellor: Faculty vote 'misses target.'
4:13am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Tenure should be protected, but not at all costs.
4:07am
Dunn County News. UW-Stout faculty senate voices no-confidence.

Local

2:47pm
Milwaukee Common Council President Hamilton. My Brother's Keeper Youth Forum hosted by President Ashanti Hamilton and Mayor Tom Barrett.
2:18pm
MCTS. Milwaukee bus rapid transit line will attract thousands of new riders and better serve low income riders.
12:07pm
Wisconsin Compact Implementation Coalition. Groups react to recommendation on precedent-setting Great Lakes water diversion request.
11:34am
Waukesha Mayor Reilly. Statement on the declaration of finding regarding the city's application for Great Lakes water.
9:55am
Milwaukee Cty Exec. Abele. Announces online contest to name new baby giraffe at Milwaukee County Zoo.
9:22am
Public Policy Forum. Proposed 2017 MPS budget invests in strategic initiatives despite stagnant revenue streams.
5:08am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Signs new sister city agreement with City of Kanifing, the Gambia.
5:07am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Woman jumps to her death from Hoan Bridge.

12:46pm
WTMJ. Great Lakes group approves Waukesha's water request.
12:37pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Great Lakes group backs Waukesha lake water diversion.
4:36am
CBS 58. Sex offender re-arrested, was not living at address reported to state.
4:20am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Council committee OKs Milwaukee Bucks arena update with public art, additional entrance.

Congress

1:03pm
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson seeks answers from FDA on burdensome e-cigarette regulations.
9:23am
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson opening statement: "Assessing the security of critical infrastructure: threats, vulnerabilities, and solutions."
5:05am
DPW. ICYMI: Wisconsinites deserve to know why Sen. Johnson voted against a bipartisan bill to address Zika.

8:43am
Bloomberg. Navy's tougher littoral ship would still be vulnerable, GAO says.
5:09am
WBAY. House reviews funding for littoral combat ships.

Federal Agencies

4:36pm
Wisconsin Biofuels Association & Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. React to EPA RVO announcement.
1:57pm
U.S. EPA. Proposed renewable fuel standards for 2017, and the biomass-based diesel volume for 2018.

Politics

4:30pm
One Wisconsin Now. Sen. Ron Johnson skips hearing on nomination to fill nation's longest federal judicial vacancy.
3:38pm
DPW. Ron Johnson is confused abou the definitions of support and endorse, so we sent him a dictionary.
2:20pm
DPW. Ron Johnson ditches his own judicial nominee after ignoring court vacancy for 2,323 days.
1:02pm
One Wisconsin Now. Experts testify on Gov. Walker and legislative Republican schemes to suppress legal voters: It's working.
12:45pm
DPW. Sen. Johnson's record of failure on infrastructure speaks for itself.
9:36am
DPW. Announces keynote speaker for 2016 state convention.
9:24am
Feyen for 18th State Senate. Submits maximum number of nomination signatures.

12:38pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Madison city clerk says voter ID could double wait times at polls.
4:38am
Bloomberg. Sanders wins in Oregon as Clinton claims Kentucky victory.
4:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Fitchburg city council members jump into 47th Assembly District race.

Local Politics

1:36pm
Liebert for Rock County Clerk. Announces support for opposite-sex domestic partnerships.

Tuesday May 17, 2016

Legislative

1:50pm
Rep. Nygren. 'Dose of Reality' targets prescription drug abuse in the workplace.
1:06pm
Rep. Ripp. Wisconsin's comeback is real, ongoing, but not guaranteed.
9:25am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Report urges state policymakers to recognize economic value of higher ed. Report.

2:57pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Reductions in higher ed funding would hurt state's economy.
7:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Technology Council: Cutting UW, tech college funding again would hurt economy.
4:17am
CBS 58. Wisconsin lawmaker motivated to re-introduce "changing room" bill.

State Agencies

3:59pm
DOR. Collections, April FY2016.
1:35pm
WI Lottery. Hudson resident claims $150,000 Powerball ticket.
1:05pm
DNR. Weekly news update for the week of May 17, 2016.
12:50pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Explore the Wisconsin Historical Society's Wisconsin History Tour in Ashland.
10:17am
DPI. Evers schedules ESSA listening sessions, appoints Equity Council.

3:10pm
WBAY. Wisconsin's top cop urges businesses to drug test for prescription painkillers.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Barrett, Moore warn of inequity in lead pipe replacement plan.
4:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Catching up: State signed $79.8M 10-year contract for new state test.

Economy/Business

2:57pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin frac sand slipping to cheaper sand from southern states.
4:22am
Portage Daily Register. Protect Pensions: Fund's troubles linked to 'criminal' banking climate.
4:21am
Milwaukee Biz Times. ManpowerGroup hires 100 at headquarters.

Environment/Outdoors

4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Research initiative offers insights into state of Wisconsin's forest products industry.
4:17am
WKOW. Wollersheim winery and local gardeners devastated by May frost.

Statewide

2:28pm
Wisconsin Arts Board. Badger Meter named one of the ten best businesses partnering with Arts in America.
1:52pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Wisconsin CEO's paid 286 times average rank-and-file worker; outsourcing results in even higher inequality.
1:33pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Learn 'Why Wisconsin' is right for startups at June 7-8 Entrepreneurs' Conference.
11:18am
WISPIRG. Faith leaders, advocates release new fact sheet detailing the impact of payday lending on Wisconsinites.
10:35am
WDA, WDA Foundation Mission of Mercy. Bringing free dental care to Eau Claire.
10:18am
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Aging Advocacy Day.

3:02pm
Cap Times. Faith leaders, consumer advocates urge more attention to payday lending in Wisconsin.
3:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin taxpayers have lighter debt load, report says.
2:59pm
WKOW. Wisconsin has worst Medicaid reimbursement rates for nursing homes in new study.
4:20am
Hudson Star Observer. Editorial: State still among worst for drunken driving.

Courts

2:10pm
One Wisconsin Now. Republicans were "giddy" about suppressing voting rights.
12:38pm
DPW. Statement on Voter Photo ID trial testimony.
10:34am
WI Supreme Court. Office of Lawyer Regulation v. James E. Gatzke.
10:33am
WI Supreme Court. Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Raymond M. Clark.

2:58pm
NBC 15. Wisconsin court overturns conviction of gun-toting man.
4:18am
WBAY. Disappearing drunk driving charges in Waupaca County.
4:18am
Fox 11. Lawrence University football coach files lawsuit against state DOT.

Education

2:45pm
SOS Wauwatosa. Statement on today's K-12 education debate.
11:53am
UW-Stout. ROTC commissioning ceremony to be held May 22 for 11 cadets.
11:50am
UW-Stout. Snack, coffee container ideas first, third in national contests.
9:26am
UW-Madison. Regeneration pioneer to join Morgridge Institute, UW-Madison faculty.
9:19am
UW-Madison. Snapshot Wisconsin: trail cams to document state's wildlife.
8:31am
UW-River Falls. Two alumni receive top awards.
5:15am
MPS. Mobile app created by North Division students is one of six national winners.

4:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tommy Thompson lauds 'great professors' while Scott Walker criticizes faculty.
4:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Stout faculty join in no confidence votes.
4:15am
WAOW. Community expresses concern over UWSP budget cuts.

Local

3:25pm
Hartmann for 47th Assembly District. Announces bid.
2:29pm
IBEW Local 494. 110th anniversary celebration and ribbon cutting for museum.
2:11pm
MPS. Advanced robotics, IT internship opportunities on display at iFair.
1:34pm
Milwaukee Youth Council. Encourages participation in MATC's YouthBuild.
12:40pm
The International Crane Foundation. Endangered Whooping Crane hatches.
11:49am
MTCS. Mourns the loss of 9-year-old Za'layia Jenkins.
11:17am
Leede Research. Offers new division - Leede Solutions.
9:10am
My Coverage Plan, Inc. Madison-based health IT company awarded major research grant to reduce health disparities.

Congress

4:04pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on bipartisan vote to advance emergency funding to combat Zika virus.
3:00pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on Zika legislation votes.
2:43pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls for vote on his legislation to help first responders deal with train derailments.
2:43pm
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson opening statement: "America's insatiable demand for drugs: Assessing the federal response."
12:41pm
CFIF. New television ad warns about dangerous precedent that would be set by Puerto Rico debt legislation.

Politics

2:30pm
Johnson for 6th State Senate. Announces endorsements of Milwaukee Alders Chantia Lewis and Cavalier Johnson.
10:19am
DPW. Dear Republicans: 'Endorse' and 'support' mean the same thing.
10:09am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Launches digital ad showing Feingold's "deficit of trust" on federal spending.
8:54am
Cabrera for 9th Assembly District. Calls out Josh Zepnick's double-speak.
5:14am
Kremer for 59th Assembly. To tour the 59th Assembly District on a 75 mile bicycle ride with supporters.
5:13am
DPW. Two months since Obama nominated Merrick Garland, Johnson is now refusing to do his job on district and circuit court judges.

3:01pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As GOP leaders warm to Trump, Ribble won't budge.
4:15am
WJFW. Rob Swearingen to face Lawrence Dale in 34th District race.
4:14am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Johnson says supporting Trump different from endorsing him.

Monday May 16, 2016

Governor

4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker says school districts should set own policies for transgender bathroom access.
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Marquette economist weighs in on Walker's economic optimism.

Legislative

3:59pm
Rep. Quinn. Congratulates area schools on Fab Lab grants.
2:31pm
Save IRIS. Asks legislators to follow the facts, not the big insurance lobby.
1:37pm
Rep. Zepnick. Op-ed on water issues.
1:14pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Milwaukee and Dane County clerks violate state law.
1:10pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Releases 2015-16 Legislative Session voting record.
11:12am
State Senate Democratic Committee. Column: Make student loan debt relief a priority.
9:28am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Wisconsin made right choice in declining Medicaid expansion.

3:48pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin conservatives move against counties issuing domestic partnerships to opposite-sex couples.
9:09am
Cap Times. Wisconsin's sweeping manufacturing and agriculture tax credit reaches full force this year.
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmaker sheds light on State Fair director's ouster.
4:10am
WAOW. Wisconsin lawmaker speaks after dog killed by wolf.
4:10am
Cap Times. Kremer re-introducing Wisconsin transgender bathroom bill despite federal guidance.

State Agencies

4:53pm
WI Lottery. Green Bay man claims $68,000 Badger 5 jackpot.
4:52pm
WI Lottery. $350,000 SuperCash! ticket sold in Superior.
1:11pm
DNR. To host online bear chat May 19 at noon.
12:04pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Announces Board of Curators awards for 2016.

4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Family Care changes wouldn't take effect until 2018.
4:09am
Appleton Post Crescent. Explained: Wisconsin's youth prison scandal.
4:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin financial regulator appoints top banking, securities chiefs.

Economy/Business

12:01pm
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Welcomes Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. as newest founding member.

3:38pm
WBAY. Graphic Packaging to close Menasha plant; 230 workers impacted.
4:28am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: 'Dream' depends on reversing slide.

Environment/Outdoors

8:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lake Michigan levels stage big comeback from 2013 lows.

Statewide

11:16am
Leading Age Wisconsin, WHCA/WiCAL. Wisconsin skilled nursing facilities Medicaid reimbursement system worst in the nation.
10:15am
WI Law Enforcement Museum of Valor. Launches statewide radio ad to promote National Police Week.
8:47am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Protect your family and your home from natural disasters.

4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Former AG Eric Holder says DOJ should examine Wisconsin voter ID law.

Courts

2:32pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Milwaukee & Dane County clerks blatantly unconstitutional.

12:08pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ex-GOP staffer says senators were 'giddy' over voter ID law.
12:07pm
Wisconsin State Journal. In voter ID trial, GOP aide testifies lawmakers privately cheered impact on Milwaukee, college campuses.
12:06pm
Janesville Gazette. Federal judge hears challenge to Wisconsin election laws.
4:14am
Chippewa Herald. Federal judge set to weigh Wisconsin voting changes.

Education

2:07pm
UW-Platteville. Bridge between biology and engineering explored in cancer research.
11:19am
UW-River Falls. Special education scholarship aids teacher education students.
10:17am
Marquette University. Will seek Hispanic-serving institution designation.

1:18pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Ray Cross deserves confidence.
5:01am
Cap Times. Ray Cross to UW System faculty: 'This is not the time to disengage.'
4:29am
La Crosse Tribune. As student loan debt continues to rise, UW-L graduates worry about the future.
4:17am
Cap Times. Leaving UW: Reduced funding, politics force fond faculty to say farewell.
4:11am
Kenosha News. Parkside faculty, staff sound off.

Local

12:00pm
MCTS. BRT public meeting will feature updated maps, conceptual costs and new information.
10:10am
Sullivan designBUILD. To manage Certco facility expansion.
5:00am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 9 arrests.

4:30am
Duluth News Tribune. Douglas County weighs shoreland zoning changes.
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Waukesha's price of lake water? No expansion of borders.

Congress

10:34am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin & WI Manufacturers and Commerce. Call for action on export-import bank vacany.

9:58am
The Hill. Week ahead: Puerto Rico bill, take two
8:24am
The Hill. How politics are getting in the way of better roads and bridges.

Federal Agencies

1:08pm
U.S. DVA. Research on display at Madison VA Hospital Research Day event May 19.

Politics

4:20pm
Horlacher for 33rd Assembly District. Submits nomination papers.
4:08pm
DPW. A list of Donald Trump comments that didn't "cross the line" for Sen. Johnson.
1:41pm
Voces de la Frontera. Immigrant families picket Menards, urge boycott.
1:38pm
One Wisconsin Now. Voting rights trial kicks off with GOP insider revealing partisan motivations behind Voter ID law.
1:23pm
DPW. While Ribble continues to refuse to back Trump, Gallagher & Lasee support the nominee.
5:01am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. At GOP convention: The stakes are high in November, and the contrast is clear.

3:46pm
Fox 6. Ron Johnson defends his 9/11 story, calls Russ Feingold's response 'disgusting.'
3:42pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson hits back on criticism of United Flight 93 remark.
4:27am
Marshfield News Herald. Trump 'an afterthought' at state GOP convention.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. To endorse or not to endorse: Paul Ryan's Trump dilemma.
4:24am
WQOW. Germantown administrator to run for state superintendent.
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Glenn Grothman cites transgender bathroom legal battle as sign of 'moral decline.'
4:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Paul Ryan primary challenger takes page from Donald Trump playbook.
4:19am
Fox 11. Donald who? Wisconsin Republicans avoid talking Trump. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:18am
News & Observer. House Speaker Ryan not feeling his opponent's newfound heat.
4:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Paul Ryan: Republicans will need time to forge 'real' not 'fake' party unity.
4:13am
WBAY. At state GOP convention, Republicans work to get Sen. Johnson re-elected.
4:13am
WXPR. Feingold hits back at Tomah VA 'dark money' ad.
4:12am
Fox 6. Sen. Ron Johnson compares 2016 elections with United Flight 93 on 9/11.

Friday May 13, 2016

Governor

12:52pm
Gov. Walker. Announces several initiatives to combat Chronic Wasting Disease in Wisconsin.
5:38am
Gov. Walker. Encourages participation in 2016 Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction, highlights success of youth exhibitors.

2:18pm
Fox 11. Walker calls for changes in wasting disease plan.
2:16pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Walker lays out steps for stepped-up CWD management.
5:45am
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Scott Walker holds listening session in Juneau and finds time for pie.

Legislative

3:26pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Touts study showing voter ID laws significantly harm Latinos, calls for Spanish-language Education Campaign. Spanish.
3:02pm
Rep. Shankland. Responds to Governor Walker's faculty tenure falsehoods.
2:30pm
Rep. Shankland. Column: It's time to invest in the Wisconsin Idea.

5:09am
Janesville Gazette. Local school districts exceed revenue limits though energy exemptions.

State Agencies

3:27pm
DFI. Administrators named for Division of Banking, Securities.
2:27pm
DATCP. Aggressive IRS scam calls are taxing Wisconsin consumers.
12:53pm
GAB. Ethics Commission begins administrator recruitment.
11:41am
GAB. Mike Haas selected as Elections Commission Administrator.
10:24am
DATCP. Horse tests positive for EHV-1 at West Bend stable.
10:17am
DNR. Gov. Scott Walker highlights environmental, economic benefits of Good Neighbor Authority agreement.
8:34am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, May 16-20.
5:38am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
5:36am
DATCP. Gunkel's Bakery recalls various bakery products due to allergens not declared on the label.

10:16am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Loether reflects back on her year as 'Alice.'
5:06am
Fox 6. Interim CEO says Wisconsin State Fair planning will continue despite Rick Frenette's firing.
5:03am
WKOW. Interim director installed at Wisconsin State Fair.

Economy/Business

8:28am
Brown County Port and Resource Recovery Department. Port starts strong: Tonnage up from last year.

5:19am
WISN. Northwestern Mutual comes through on promise of jobs.
5:17am
WQOW. Digging deeper: Immigrant dairy farmers.

Statewide

11:53am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Taxpayers carry landmark CU to $3 billion.
9:29am
American Majority. Promotes Nate Nelson.
8:54am
The American Legion. Executive committee resolution regarding strategic planning for veterans services.

5:28am
Oshkosh Northwestern. FDA rules blow smoke on vape industry.

Courts

5:04am
Courthouse News Service. Wisconsin justices lash out in court ruling. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

2:25pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Obama decree endangers students.
2:13pm
UW-Eau Claire. 100th spring commencement set for May 21.
12:26pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Praises Obama administration's guidance to public schools on protecting transgender students' civil rights.
12:24pm
UW-Rock County. Twelve students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa.
11:56am
UW-Madison. Students win prestigious graduate scholarships for biomedical research.
11:55am
Marquette University. Announces 2016-17 theatre season.
10:43am
U.S. Depts. of Education, Justice. Release joint guidance to help schools ensure the civil rights of transgender students.
10:02am
UW-Platteville. Throop appointed acting Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
8:28am
MPS. Instrumental jazz group wins prestigious national award.
5:40am
UW System. Statement from President Ray Cross.

1:17pm
Racine Journal Times. Parkside faculty to discuss 'no confidence' vote against UW leaders.
5:14am
Reuters. Obama administration to issue transgender restroom guidance to schools.
5:08am
Cap Times. UW profs: Scott Walker spun the statistics on our earnings, workload.

Local

12:48pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Czarnezki. To issue domestic partnerships to opposite sex couples. Office of Corporation Counsel Memo.

5:50am
Sun Prairie Star. County board rejects support for 'opt out' lawsuit against towns.
5:47am
Jefferson County Daily Union. Fort Atkinson officials not worried about lead in water.
5:18am
WEAU. Living wage proposal moves forward.
5:17am
Fox 6. "888 bodies in three years:" Funding approved to find solution to heroin epidemic in Milwaukee.
5:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee commission looks into 2015's sharp homicide rise.
5:15am
CBS 58. Homicide report shows 778 people shot in Milwaukee in 2015.
5:13am
Stevens Point Journal. No fines yet under Plover bullying ordinance.

Congress

1:12pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Introduces legislation to provide resources to combat Zika virus.
1:11pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Announces USDA Rural Development Grant for Southwest Opportunities Center in Lancaster.
12:27pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. 'Manufaturing Universities' legislation passes Senate committee.

Politics

5:32pm
Clinton for President. State Rep. Daniel Riemer calls on Donald Trump to release tax returns.
5:29pm
DPW. ICYMI: Johnson agree, agree, agrees with Trump.
2:24pm
DPW. ICYMI: Gov. Scott Walker makes "False and Ridiculous" claims about University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's student to faculty ratio.
11:54am
DPW. Ron Johnson's beltway blunder: The Ronald just can't get enough of the Donald.
10:19am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, MacIver Institute, American Majority.  April election goes smoothly as voter ID fears fail to materialize.
9:31am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. GOP ground game's growing strength sets up for Ron Johnson for victory in November.
5:37am
DPW. Happening now: Johnson leaves work in the Senate early for a fundraiser on Wall Street.

2:20pm
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin Sen. Johnson says he's 'sympathetic' with Trump.
12:31pm
Chippewa Herald. Reince Priebus: 'Very good chemistry' between Paul Ryan, Donald Trump.
5:29am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Jim Steineke announces re-election bid.
5:11am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Waupaca mayor to challenge Sen. Luther Olsen.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. As state GOP gathers in Green Bay, Donald Trump remains the elephant in the room.
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Northeast Wisconsin looks to play outsized role this election cycle.
5:01am
Cap Times. A guide to the back-and-forth between Russ Feingold's campaign and Koch-backed Freedom Partners.

Thursday May 12, 2016

Governor

10:46am
Gov. Walker. Announces Wisconsin's Water Council as global economic development leader.
9:55am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.

1:44pm
WKOW. Gov. Walker blames $101 million debt deferral on President Obama.

Legislative

3:36pm
Rep. Hintz. Governor Walker: "The dog ate my debt payments."
2:29pm
Various Legislators. (Updated) Letter to Milwaukee County Exec. Abele regarding Opportunity Schools and Partnership Program.
1:28pm
Rep. Taylor. The GOP blame game continues.
10:18am
Sen. Larson. Weekly Democratic Radio Address.
5:07am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Recovery court celebrates ten years of changing lives.

5:04am
Cap Times. What exactly is Gov. Walker scooping and tossing in the budget?
4:33am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Law helps districts exceed caps without public consent.

State Agencies

3:41pm
WEDC. Inaugural statewide downtown open house event highlights the historic and offbeat.
1:33pm
DATCP. Brown County to host 2017 Alice in Dairyland Finals.
12:21pm
DHS. Unique mental health, substance use recovery program enters second year.
12:18pm
Wisconsin Long Term Care Coalition. DHS projects no long term care savings from Family Care/IRIS 2.0. Memo to Joint Finance.

4:37am
Portage Daily Register. DOC gives officers raise, no extra voice.
4:37am
Wisconsin Radio Network. GAB requests funding for voter ID education effort.
4:31am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County voters probably don't need more education on voter ID laws, officials say.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retirement system for state workers among strongest in nation.
4:25am
WISN. Rick Frenette forced to step down as Wisconsin State Fair Exec. Dir. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Economy/Business

1:36pm
NFIB. Small businss optimism increases one point in April.

4:39am
WBAY.  Alliance Laundry plans $62.6 million expansion, 200 new jobs in Ripon.

Environment/Outdoors

1:56pm
Janesville Gazette. Bat disease still spreading across Wisconsin.

Statewide

4:40am
WXOW. Poll: Millennials more open to idea of slavery reparations.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin has the nation's three most middle-class metro areas.

Courts

8:42am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Cheryl M. Sorenson v. Richard A. Batchelder.
8:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. St. Croix County Department of Health and Human Services v. Michael D.

2:02pm
The Hill. Judge rules for House GOP in ObamaCare suit.
4:33am
Chippewa Herald. Paper sues Sheriff's Office over request.

Education

1:32pm
UW-Stout. Bomar appointed dean of university's new STEMM college.
1:30pm
UW-Stevens Point. Emmy Award-winning journalist to address graduates.
1:29pm
UW-Madison. Part of new search for signals from the early universe.
1:27pm
UW-Madison. Gene regulatory mutation linked to rare childhood cancer.
12:15pm
UW-Stout. Professor, students honored at Excellence in Education banquet.
10:50am
WAICU. College access & affordability emphasized in 2016 Wisconsin Private College Week.
9:25am
UW-Madison. UW journal of undergraduate research publishes first issue.
9:22am
UW-Madison. Extraordinary effort merits posthumous Ph.D. for Schuff.
5:06am
UW-Stout. First MFA graduate focuses on impact of design in society.

2:33pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. No-confidence votes unlikely to impact UW System leadership.
5:01am
WKBT. Teacher retirements leveling off.
4:32am
Beloit Daily News. School board admits breaking law.

Local

4:54pm
Milwaukee Cty Exec. Abele. OSPP affirms commitment to community schools.
3:38pm
Dane County Cities and Villages Association. Elects 2016-17 Executive Committee.
5:05am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Construction begins on longest bicycle bridge in Wisconsin.

5:03am
WISN. Some Waukesha municipalities eliminated from diversion plan.
5:02am
Michigan Radio. Senate resolution opposes Wisconsin city's proposal to divert Lake Michigan water.
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee committed to ShotSpotter but outcomes, data remain elusive.
4:29am
Cap Times. Madison recognized as model for preventing lead contamination in water.

Congress

4:55pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Bill to combat heroin and opoid addiction passes overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives.
1:37pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Champions investments in water infrastructure and energy efficiency.
10:41am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Legislation to protect student athlete's from abuse of pain medication passes the House.
9:21am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. After push, Senate Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for 7th Circuit Court nominee Donald Schott.

Politics

2:32pm
Odeen for 10th Senate. Announces education listening tour.
1:40pm
Steineke for 5th Assembly. Announces re-election bid. Column.
10:20am
Trump for President. A joint statement from House Speaker Paul Ryan and Donald J. Trump.

1:54pm
Fox 11. Republicans grappling with Trump to gather for convention.
1:53pm
Reuters. Trump, Ryan meet in bid to heal fractured U.S. Republican Party.
8:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Russ Feingold up with new ad on Tomah VA.
8:37am
The Hill. Ryan, Trump set for showdown.
4:34am
Chippewa Herald. Hoeft announces for Duffy's seat.
4:32am
The Hill. Poll: Nearly half of GOP voters disapprove of Ryan.

Wednesday May 11, 2016

Governor

2:45pm
Gov. Walker. Honors Wisconsin's fallen law enforcement officers.
2:44pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Statement on proposed rule modifying DMV identification requirements for voters.
11:02am
One Wisconsin Institute. Statements on Walker administration emergency rule on state identification cards.
9:25am
Gov. Walker. Approves emergency rule easing access to DMV identification documents for voters.

4:23pm
DOT. Emergency Rule helps people obtain photo identification for voting.
12:07pm
Janesville Gazette. Gov. Walker approves revision to voter ID process. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

3:22pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Legal opinion: OSPP plan to preserve funding for MPS, protect our public schools meets the law.
3:20pm
Sen. Taylor. Attends Greater Milwaukee Law Enforcement Memorial.
1:35pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Opposes Republicans' so-called Opportunity Schools and Partnership Program as unfunded mandate meant to divide & conquer.
12:23pm
Rep. Berceau. Praises Kevin Kennedy for service to Wisconsin, expresses concern about future of election administration.
10:05am
Rep. Allen. To attend town hall with Congressman Sensenbrenner.
8:46am
Sen. Shilling. (Updated) Facing potential deficit, Walker borrows $101 million.

8:06am
Cap Times. Handling hate: Women in politics face a remarkable amount of sexist vitriol.

State Agencies

2:45pm
GAB. Requests $250,000 for voter photo ID public education campaign.
11:04am
Midwest Food Processors Association. Pleased with Attorney General's high capacity well opinion.
4:57am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises Attorney General's memo to rein in bureaucracy.

12:39pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Statement on Lincoln Hills medical mistakes.
4:14am
Appleton Post Crescent. Lincoln Hills youth given wrong meds - twice.

Economy/Business

1:59pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Joy Global shutting down welding and fabrication operations in Milwaukee.
10:28am
Bloomberg. Recession may loom for next U.S. president no matter who that is.
4:12am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Retired Teamsters know pension fight's not over.
4:06am
WEAU. Wisconsin makes list of 'Top 15 Best States for Business.'
4:04am
La Crosse Tribune. Frac industry experts: Not all Wisconsin mines will survive market shift.

Environment/Outdoors

8:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ticks that can carry Lyme disease becoming abundant in Madison.

Statewide

4:11am
Racine Journal Times. Report: Voter ID caused some problems, mostly in student areas, on election day.

Courts

4:35am
Reuters. North Carolina transgender battle could expand civil rights law.

Education

1:32pm
UW-Stout. Stage set for May 19-21 Science Olympiad National Tournament.
11:01am
UW-Madison. Brennan named to lead National Library of Medicine.
9:24am
WTCS. Graduate Outcomes Report: 93% placement for 2015 grads.

3:55pm
WBAY. UW-Green Bay passes "no confidence" vote against system leaders.
3:53pm
Cap Times. Scott Walker's rip of UW-Milwaukee no confidence vote seen as vote of confidence in Ray Cross.
4:51am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. UW-EC Senate debates resolution asking UW System leaders to recommit to Wisconsin Idea.
4:36am
Fox 11. UWGB faculty plan protest vote; no vote at UW-Oshkosh.
4:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker blasts professors as UW-Milwaukee faculty vote 'no confidence' in leaders.
4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Milwaukee faculty unanimously backs protest vote.
4:07am
WTMJ. MPS skeptical of new plan to help 'failing' schools.
4:01am
WEAU. UW-Eau Claire University Senate holds off on vote of no-confidence.

Local

4:59am
MPPOA. Madison police officers award scholarships to help two college students become officers themselves.

12:08pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Minnesota requests delay on Waukesha water decision.
4:13am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Shirley Wind Farm concerns not going away.
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. How Milwaukee's economic, social disparities correspond with gun violence.

Congress

12:00pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan legislation cosponsored by Sen. Baldwin passes the Senate.
10:06am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. ICYMI: Johnson introduces the Trickett Wendler Right to Try Act.
4:56am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Is joined by Simcakoski family as Jason Simcakoski PROMISE Act passes U.S. House.

4:16am
WBAY. Sen. Johnson meets with Supreme Court nominee Garland.
4:10am
Janesville Gazette. Rep. Ryan talks to Gazette about GM plant, rail line, Trump.
4:03am
WEAU. Pain management legislation in memory of Wisconsin native moves forward.
4:03am
WUWM. Terminally ill patients and their loved ones push for greater access to experimental drugs.

Politics

4:34am
Reuters. Trump says he would like Speaker Ryan to chair Republican convention: Fox.
4:23am
Bloomberg. Bernie Sanders bests Hillary Clinton in West Virginia primary.
4:12am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wisconsin GOP convention aims for party unity.
4:08am
Fox 6. "I'm keeping my word:" Gov. Walker is not invested in Trump campaign, but backs candidate.

Tuesday May 10, 2016

Governor

1:12pm
Gov. Walker. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee faculty fuss leaves out important facts.
11:30am
Gov. Walker. Announces Wisconsin makes list of 'Top 15' best states for business.
9:40am
Gov. Walker. To lead business development mission to Mexico in June.

4:40pm
WTMJ. UW-Milwaukee faculty unanimously approve no confidence vote.
1:13pm
WISN. UWM faculty to vote on 'no confidence' resolution.
5:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker to lead business development mission to Mexico.

Legislative

4:37pm
LFB. (Updated) Deferral of principal payment of commercial paper.
2:55pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Time to talk about mental health.
2:22pm
Sen. Shilling. Facing potential deficit, Walker borrows $50 million.
1:46pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Gov. Walker skips debt payment. Again.
12:56pm
Rep. Barca. The "comback that never came": Fact-checking Gov. Walker's highly misleading economic column.
10:13am
Rep. Jarchow. Two 'Working With You' days in two weeks.
10:02am
Rep. Goyke. Milwaukee Democrats volunteer at Hunger Task Force Farm.
5:44am
Wisconsin Bear Hunters' Association. Statement on announcement of Great Lakes Wolf Summit.

3:43pm
AP. Walker to delay $101 million in debt payments.
3:42pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker administration defers $101 million debt payment.
2:05pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker administration delays $50 million debt payment.
1:48pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: School districts spent $138M above caps without voter approval since 2009.
1:07pm
Wisconsin Watchdog. Taxpayers on hook for $138 million in spending thanks to obscure 'green' law.
5:11am
Portage Daily Register. Panel calls for local control of county veterans' offices.
5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Extension forms work groups to address budget cuts.

State Agencies

4:56pm
Rep. Shankland. Statement on Attorney General opinion.
4:34pm
WMC. Agriculture and industry groups thank Attorney General for providing key guidance to state agencies.
4:06pm
Sen. Tiffany. Statement on Attorney General opinion clarifying 2011 Act 21.
3:40pm
Rep. Krug. Statement on Attorney General opinion.
3:11pm
WMC. Attorney General opinion upholds major regulatory reform.
3:10pm
Great Lakes Legal Foundation. Attorney General Brad Schimel validates sweeping limits on agency authority.
2:54pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:35pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on AG opinion affirming legislative authority.
1:25pm
WEDC. Governor Walker announces the 2016 Governor's Export Achievement Awards.
12:53pm
AG Schimel. Issues formal opinion regarding 2011 WI Act 21 and high capacity wells. Request.
10:09am
GAB. Kevin Kennedy announces retirement plans. Letter.

1:02pm
WKOW. Longtime Wisconsin chief elections official Kennedy retiring.
12:59pm
Wisconsin State Journal. AG says DNR can't restrict wells based on overall effects on public waters.
4:58am
WJFW. New fishing license system causes frustration for sports shop owners.

Economy/Business

12:45pm
WISPIRG. Public interest group, local doctor and farmer call on Culver's to help save antibiotics.
5:41am
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. The 2015 State of Wisconsin Sustainability Report.

6:00am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Teamsters pension fund to Congress: We need your help.
5:29am
Bloomberg. U.S. Navy dings Lockheed on its Littoral Combat Ship quality controls.
5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tyson Foods plant in Jefferson set to permanently close July 9.
4:59am
WQOW. Minnesota company lays off workers at Eau Claire manufacturing facility.

Environment/Outdoors

5:39am
Chippewa Herald. Tick, tick, tick: Disease carrying critters are back.
5:03am
La Crosse Tribune. Anti-frac coalition calls for mining ban, plans rally at industry conference.

Statewide

1:36pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Latest revelations on Wisconsin health care costs expose do nothing leadership in Madison.
11:02am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Nation's leading 'think tank' on startups to present at Entrepreneurs' Conference.
10:06am
WCASA. Announcing the 2016 Voices of Courage awards ceremony & luncheon at Training Institute, Kalahari Resort, 9/9/16.
8:36am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Releases Election Observer Report - findings and recommedations.

4:53pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Letter shows Humana dropping major individual plans in Wisconsin.
1:55pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. Police shooting stats tough to track.
5:24am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. E-cigarette rules draw scorn, support.
5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Survey: Patients with skimpy health insurance policies put off care.

Courts

10:37am
WMC. Urges appeals court to restore right-to-work law.
8:54am
WI Supreme Court. Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Marc G. Kurzman.
8:53am
WI Supreme Court. Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Edward W. Matchett.
8:53am
District III Court of Appeals. New Richmond News v. City of New Richmond.
8:51am
District I Court of Appeals. Taft Parsons, Jr. v. Associated Banc-Corp.
8:50am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. Daniel L. Schmidt.

1:03pm
Janesville Gazette. Appeals court: Police can release full accident reports.
1:02pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Court rules Trempealeau County can deny frac sand operation.

Education

11:19am
UW-Platteville. Student receives one of three UW System awards.
9:27am
UW-Madison. Baldwin Wisconsin Idea grant winners announced.

6:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tenure shouldn't protect faculty who are 'no longer needed,' UW System president says.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Eau Claire student leader calls proposed no-confidence vote 'embarrassingly naive.' Cap Times.

Local

12:58pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Greater Milwaukee Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony.
12:04pm
Milwaukee Cty Exec. Abele. MPS asked to say yes to protect public schools.

1:37pm
The Atlantic. Who gets to drink from the Great Lakes?
1:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Panel further reduces area in Waukesha's bid for Lake Michigan water.
5:25am
Green Bay Press Gazette. New rules for house, bedroom rentals?

Congress

4:42pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on meeting with Judge Garland.
1:47pm
DPW. Johnson may meet with Garland, but he still wants Trump's SCOTUS nominee.
10:19am
U.S. Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson introduces Trickett Wendler Right to Try Act.

Politics

2:49pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker refuses to help one million Wisconsin student loan borrowers with their student loan debt, wants help paying off his from disastrous presidential bid.
8:55am
Libertarian Party of Dane County. Hosts meet and greet for candidates at monthly social hour.
5:42am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Only one in ten state legislative districts can be considered even remotely competitive for November.

1:52pm
WTMJ. Gov. Scott Walker defends Ryan's stance on Donald Trump.
5:24am
Racine Journal Times. Ryan to JT: "Just being who I am" in not endorsing Trump.
5:02am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Who is to blame? All of the above.
4:56am
WEAU. Fourth Democrat announces run for 7th District.
4:56am
WKBT. 96th Assembly District seat to be contested.
4:55am
Washington Post. Is Paul Ryan in danger of being 'Cantored'? Probably not.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: Scott Walker news suppressed by Facebook.

Monday May 9, 2016

Governor

8:07am
Gov. Walker. Issues Executive Order to prevent potential gasoline and diesel shortages.

5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker: The Wisconsin Comeback continues.
4:23am
WTMJ. Gov. Walker declares energy emergency, waives regulations limiting hours of fuel carrier drivers.
4:22am
Fox 11. Walker kicks off Wisconsin fishing opener.

Legislative

1:24pm
Rep. Kolste. Assembly Health Democrats call for public hearing on Elizabethkingia outbreak. Letter to Assembly Health Committee Chair Sanfelippo.
11:13am
Sen. Tiffany, Rep. Jarchow. Enough is enough.

3:46pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Counties finding shoreland zoning changes cumbersome.
2:33pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 2 GOP northern Wisconsin legislators plan summit on wolves.
4:20am
WKOW. State lawmakers urging Walker to offer shelter to Alberta fire evacuees.

State Agencies

12:37pm
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance.
11:17am
DFI. Registration open for financial education training for teachers.
10:22am
Wisconsin Lottery. Wisconsin has three $50,000 winners from Saturday Powerball drawing.
8:09am
Transportation Development Association. Statement regarding the WiDOT response to recent TRIP report.
8:05am
DATCP. O'Leary of Evansville is 69th Alice in Dairyland.

11:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Department of Health Services will begin monitoring for Zika-carrying mosquitoes in June.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Behind-the-scenes battle over WEDC records spills into public view.
4:30am
Sheboygan Press. Response to suicide attempt lagged at Lincoln Hills.

Economy/Business

4:35am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin frac sand industry weathering economic storm, looking for hope in rebounding oil prices.
4:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Spectrum Brands to shift some Middleton jobs to India.

Statewide

11:24am
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. Tribal clinic receives $10,000 grant for Menominee Food Sharing Focus Group feasts.
11:21am
LUNG FORCE. American Lung Association in Wisconsin turns turquoise in honor of National Women's Lung Health Week.
10:21am
Xcel Energy. To begin annual inspection of transmission lines by helicopter.
9:39am
AARP. Seeks nominees statewide for top community volunteer award.
9:10am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Wisconsin need to fix its transportation funding problems.
8:13am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. May is Building Safety Month - science-based codes encouraged.
8:02am
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Encourages people to take charge of their health.

8:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Study finds much higher prices for medical services in Wisconsin.
4:55am
Fox 11. Once unthinkable in US, heroin shoot-up rooms get serious look.

Courts

1:19pm
Wisconsin Family Action. North Carolina fights back against Obama administration's bullying.

4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. 'The mighty five': Wisconsin tops nation in percentage of female Supreme Court justices.

Education

4:47pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. School districts using new way to exceed state revenue limits.
3:48pm
UW-River Falls. College of Business and Economics honors students.
1:22pm
Marquette University. Offers master's in nursing option for professionals looking to change career paths.
11:11am
UW-Madison. Carrot genome paints picture of domestication, could help improve crops.
11:09am
DPI. Three Wisconsin students named Presidential Scholars.
8:11am
UWEC Student Body President Wrasse. Opposition to the UWEC University Senate vote of no confidence.
8:05am
UW-Platteville. Sesquicentennial commencement ceremony concludes.

4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Communications head Jim Villa leaving UW System. Daily Reporter.
4:16am
ABC News. University of Wisconsin works to improve racial climate.

Local

8:14am
Public Policy Forum. Report suggests strategies for maximizing resident participation on city-funded projects.

4:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Study: Milwaukee area's Latino population has tripled.

Congress

4:10pm
DPW. "The Ronald and the Donald show" - SCOTUS edition.
3:47pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.
11:52am
One Wisconsin Now. New poll shows Wisconsinites overwhelmingly want Sen. Ron Johnson to do his job, hold fair hearing, timely vote on U.S. Supreme Court nominee.
11:43am
DPW. ICYMI - Senate Republicans admit they're playing politics with the Supreme Court.
8:04am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Tours Snap-on in Kenosha with Snap-on CEO Nick Pinchuk and AFT President Randi Weingarten.

10:07am
Bloomberg. Lew, lawmakers intensify Puerto Rico bill push afer default.
4:37am
Reedsburg Times Press. Pocan shares vision in Reedsburg.
4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson to meet with Merrick Garland early next week.

Federal Agencies

4:30am
Fond du Lac Reporter. New VA watchdog pledges more transparency.

Politics

1:29pm
Anderson for 47th Assembly. Welcomes a new opponent to the Assembly race.
12:41pm
Media Trackers. Waukesha Clerk Novack mistake led to ballot shortage.
11:15am
Arata-Fratta for 47th Assembly. Announces candidacy.

2:34pm
Janesville Gazette. Paul Ryan's GOP challenger hopes to capitalize on Palin.
1:47pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Super PAC backing Ron Johnson revising ad criticizing Russ Feingold on Tomah VA allegations.
11:31am
The Hill. Ryan: I'll step down as convention chairman if Trump asks.
10:09am
Cap Times. It's time to end elections for Wisconsin Supreme Court, former Justice Janine Geske says.
9:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Andy Jorgensen posts political messages on state-funded website.
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson, Feingold point fingers over Tomah VA troubles.
4:57am
CBS 58. Palin will work to defeat Ryan in primary for Trump stance.
4:53am
Duluth News Tribune. Hate Trump? Loathe Clinton? Third-party option is bleak.
4:38am
ABC News. More big-name Republicans abandon Trump; he just shrugs.
4:37am
WKOW. Democrats ramp up pressure on Sen. Johnson to support SCOTUS confirmation vote.
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin GOP delegate wants to learn more about Trump before he'll vote for him.
4:34am
Cap Times. Russ Feingold: Paul Ryan showed 'Janesville common sense' in withholding Trump support.
4:33am
Beloit Daily News. Ron Johnson brings his Senate campaign to Stateline Area.
4:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Can Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin?
4:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson on Donald Trump: 'I fully intend to support our nominee.'
4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats take turns tying Johnson to Trump.
4:21am
Cap Times. Peter Barca likens Trump campaign's 'continuous surprises' to Wisconsin under Scott Walker.
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump at top of ticket makes Johnson's re-election bid all the tougher.

Friday May 6, 2016

Governor

4:31pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Rock County judicial vacancy.
4:25pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Dane County judicial vacancy.

11:24am
Gov. Walker. Attends grand opening of Options for Women Clinic.

Legislative

4:34pm
Rep. Steffen. Federal overtime rules could cost state budget $13.7 million.
1:50pm
Rep. Krug. Reschedules Friday listening session.
1:37pm
Rep. Barca. Column: Appreciating our teachers.

5:22am
WEAU. UW-Stout announces more budget cut plans.

State Agencies

4:39pm
DATCP. Experimental permit requested for corn herbicide.
1:46pm
OCI. Orders $516,434 in restitution from agent.
1:43pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, May 9-15.
1:34pm
Rep. Genrich, Sen. Hansen. Statement on delayed DNR response to groundwater crisis.
1:33pm
AG Schimel. Provides Eagle Nation Cycles officer involved death (OID) update.
11:28am
Wisconsin Lottery. Lucky winner holds $68,000 Badger 5 ticket.
9:45am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, May 9-13.
9:44am
PSC. Telemedicine grants benefit rural and underserved regions.
5:26am
DNR. Red Flag Warning issued ahead of opening fishing weekend in Northwest Wisconsin.
5:25am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

5:10am
Fond du Lac Reporter. New DNR rules to limit phosphorous in water.
5:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. State study finds new health hazards in drinking water.
4:59am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. DNR to issue new rules for farmers in karst areas, Kitchens says.
4:58am
Chippewa Herald. Prison secretary gives guards $10 million in raises. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Economy/Business

2:43pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Applauds Treasury Department's decision to reject deep pension cuts for workers and retirees.
7:55am
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Payroll employment increases by 160,000 in April; unemployment rate unchanged at 5.0%

1:40pm
The Hill. Treasury rejects pension cuts for Teamsters.
7:57am
Reuters. U.S. payrolls gain in April smallest in seven months.
5:23am
WISC. IKEA will hire 250, open in summer 2018.
4:53am
Wisconsin Watch. Controversy on Wisconsin-Iowa border as frac sand mine, No. 1 in violations, seeks to expand.

Statewide

4:21pm
UW-Credit Union. To host shred-it event.
4:17pm
TDA. Memo regarding TRIP report.

2:11pm
Janesville Gazette. Interstate project puts business logo signs at center stage.
5:11am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Day of Action: 'Let's start saving our children.'
5:09am
Daily Reporter. GOP states benefiting from shift to wind, solar energy.

Education

1:42pm
Marquette University. Has two winners of prestigious Fulbright Awards.
11:26am
UW-River Falls. Springman and Holmes named CAFES Outstanding Seniors.
10:04am
UW-Madison. Culver to lead Center for Journalism Ethics.
10:03am
MPS. Superintendent's proposed 2016-17 MPS budget directs more district resources to classrooms.

2:04pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. More UW campus faculty declare no-confidence in regents, Cross.
9:28am
Cap Times. Regents, Ray Cross facing no confidence votes at other University of Wisconsin campuses.
5:12am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. NWTC looks to add programs amid tight budgets.
5:06am
Beloit Daily News. Approach could violate meetings law.
5:05am
Beloit Daily News. Board members kept emails off grid.
4:57am
La Crosse Tribune. UW-La Crosse faculty senate voices no confidence in UW Board of Regents, UW president.

Local

1:49pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Milwaukee needs all hands on deck.
9:41am
MCTS. Final days to help choose next voice of MCTS.

5:24am
WKOW. New Dane County office named for Tamara Grigsby.
5:05am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Bucks unveil new interior renderings for downtown arena.

Congress

11:27am
One Wisconsin Now. Thousands of citizens call on Sen. Ron Johnson to do his job.

2:09pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin, Johnson remain at odds on Supreme Court nominee.
5:08am
Racine Journal Times. Tammy Baldwin pushes Racine anti-poverty efforts.

Politics

1:48pm
DPW. Ron Johnson's beltway blunder: The "The Ronald and The Donald Double Down" edition - Week of May 1, 2016.
1:39pm
DPW. ICYMI: The headline says it all.
11:29am
DPW. Wisconsin Republicans are all aboard the Trump train.
9:50am
Anderson for 47th Assembly. Statement on Representative Kahl dropping out of the Assembly race.
8:59am
Vos for Assembly. Announces re-election.
5:23am
Trump for President. Responds to Speaker Paul Ryan.

2:12pm
Chippewa Herald. Feingold: Johnson support of Trump irresponsible.
2:02pm
The Hill. Trump to meet with Ryan next week.
7:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Hillary Clinton staffs up in Wisconsin.
5:04am
WISN. Speaker Ryan endorses Ron Johnson for re-election.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Rep. Robb Kahl won't run for re-election.
5:03am
WAOW. Russ Feingold campaigns in Wausau.
5:02am
WEAU. Feingold fires back at Johnson over accomplishment dispute.
5:02am
WFRV. Feingold compares Ron Johnson to Donald Trump.
4:56am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Paul Ryan dodges questions, doesn't refer to Trump in stop.
4:54am
Racine Journal Times. Ron Johnson brings re-election launch to Racine County.

Thursday May 5, 2016

Governor

12:42pm
Gov. Walker. Celebrates investment in higher education.
11:03am
Gov. Walker. Celebrates National Day of Prayer at the Annual Governor's Prayer Breakfast.
10:53am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.
10:49am
WAFCA. Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.
9:16am
Wisconsin Office of Children's Mental Health. Announces new website and encourages participation in Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.
9:15am
Gov. Walker. Proclaims Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.
7:39am
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation.  Applauds governor's initiative on CWD.

2:58pm
Stevens Point Journal. Walker protesters disrupt UWSP groundbreaking.
11:46am
Chippewa Herald. Wildlife group proposes deer farm crackdown to fight CWD.
4:32am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker approves rule requiring those receiving unemployment benefits to pass drug test. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

4:59pm
Rep. Billings. Receives Dave Duax Award for bipartisanship.
4:58pm
Rep. Kahl. Statement regarding re-election.
3:28pm
Rep. Swearingen. Northwoods schools receive state grants for two additional Fab Labs.
2:06pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Selected as Chair of Legislative Council Study Committee on the Preservation of Burial Sites.
10:50am
Sen. Bewley. Weekly Democratic radio address.

4:40am
WTMJ. NC 'bathroom bill' law violates civil rights, US government says.

State Agencies

3:58pm
AFSCME. Pay plan for State corrections employees is a start, but only a start.
3:00pm
DOC. Secretary announces targeted wage increases to enhance security staff recruitment and retention.
12:50pm
DOC. Secretary presents valor, lifesaving awards at SALUTE Awards ceremony.
12:41pm
DATCP. Emerald Ash Borer found in Wisconsin Rapids; no change in Wood County quarantine status.
10:55am
One Wisconsin Now. Corporate CEO who hosted Gov. Walker's right to work bill signing shipping Wisconsin jobs to Mexico.
4:57am
DATCP. First Producer Led Watershed Protection Projects go to 14 Wisconsin farmer groups across the state.

11:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR's lead pipe program covers fraction of likely cost.
4:53am
Stevens Point Journal. DNR expands fight against marijuana.
4:35am
Chippewa Herald. DNR begins developing plan to move forestry office.
4:27am
NBC 15. Wisconsin's drug take-back day sets record.

Economy/Business

11:34am
WEC Energy Group. Leverett cites milestones in customer satisfaction, reliability, safety performance at annual meeting.

Environment/Outdoors

4:39am
Fox 11. Shawano County farmer says wolf attacked his heifer.

Statewide

12:49pm
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin. Statement on annual Wisconsin HIV/AIDS surveillance report.
12:48pm
TRIP. Deficient, congested roadways cost average Madison area driver $2,072 annually, a total of $6 billion statewide. Report.
12:40pm
Cornucopia Institute. Rural sociologist to lead Communications and Development Team.

2:40pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Poor infrastructure costs Wisconsin drivers $6 billion annually.
10:59am
NBC News. FDA limits E-cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco.
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin exceeds national rate for smoking during pregnancy.

Courts

8:31am
District IV Court of Appeals. Klismet's 3 Squares Inc. v. Navistar, Inc.

Education

3:11pm
UW-Stout. Student service areas reorganized to help meet state budget cut.
2:43pm
UW-Platteville. Education students design 'ideal' middle schools.
2:38pm
UW-River Falls. Dolliver honored by both her peers and students.
2:05pm
UW-Madison. CALS horticulturalists help sow seeds of community in northern Wisconsin.
2:03pm
UW-River Falls. Commencement is May 15 at River Falls High School.
12:39pm
Rep. Taylor. Responds to latest GOP divide and conquer tactics.
11:35am
UW-Madison. Clarity of vision: Chemistry's glass whisperer.
11:35am
UW-Madison. Washburn Observatory open Monday for public viewing of Mercury crossing sun.

4:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Board unanimously approves MATC plan for new South side campus.

Local

2:04pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Woman survives jump from Hoan Bridge.
10:52am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Declares May Mental Health Month, May 5 as Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.

4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County taxpayers, workers face pension payment hike.

Congress

3:29pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin & Rep. Mason. Tour 4K preschool program to highlight Racine Promise Zone application.
12:51pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Continues to highlight the need for Washington to act on opioid addiction.

Politics

4:03pm
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Paul Ryan endorses at Burlington Grassroots Rally.
1:02pm
VanderMeer for 70th Assembly. Announces run for second term.
12:43pm
DPW. Senator Johnson and Donald Trump may not need it - but Wisconsinites want to strengthen Social Security, not dismantle it.
10:55am
Shilling for 32nd Senate. Eager acceptance of Trump's dangerous rhetoric confirms Senate GOP disconnect.
10:51am
DPW. Even Red State agrees: Ron Johnson and Republican senators should confirm Merrick Garland.

2:42pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ryan stumps with Johnson at rally in Burlington.
2:39pm
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Feingold responds to attack ad about veterans hospital.
11:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ad blasts Johnson for saying "job interviews" slowed response to Tomah clinic.
4:58am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. What they're saying: Ron Johnson travels across Wisconsin listening to the concerns of local communities.
4:53am
Racine Journal Times. Racine-area Republicans wary of Trump.
4:37am
La Crosse Tribune. Johnson kicks off Senate re-election campaign with visit to Barre Mills dairy farm.
4:36am
La Crosse Tribune. Viroqua's Leinberger to announce candidacy for the 96th District Assembly seat.
4:34am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin Senate leader calls for uniting behind Trump.
4:31am
WEAU. Johnson: "What did Feingold ever accomplish?"
4:30am
Politico. Vulnerable GOP senators duck and cover from Trump.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Republicans weigh resignation, defiance as Trump all but sews up nomination.
4:28am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Johnson draws contrast with Feingold.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The uphill climb that Donald Trump faces in Wisconsin.
4:25am
Fox 11. Some Wisconsin GOP leaders push for unity around Trump.

Wednesday May 4, 2016

Governor

4:01pm
Gov. Walker. Approves rule requiring drug testing for unemployment insurance recipients.
12:36pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights manufacturing in Wisconsin at Association of Equipment Manufacturers.
10:26am
Gov. Walker. Proclaims State Employee Recognition Day.

Legislative

4:30pm
Rep. Sargent. Letter to Audit Committee Co-Chairs requesting WEDC audit.
4:03pm
Rep. Novak. Receives WISCAP Human Services Award.
4:02pm
Rep. Czaja. Wisconsin to lead the nation in fab labs.
3:17pm
Rep. Nygren. Area schools to receive additional funding for libraries.
9:50am
Rep. Rohrkaste. Receives Alzheimer's Association Outstanding Advocacy Award.
9:49am
Wisconsin Coalition to Save Civil Service. Calls for repeal of Act 150.
4:56am
Rep. Zamarripa. Column: The disheartening hypocrisy of Rep. Rodriguez. Spanish.

4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Take time on Family Care overhaul.
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican lawmaker renews effort for 'bathroom bill' in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

1:45pm
DFI. Lending, net income on the rise at state-chartered credit unions.
12:37pm
WEDC. German state of Hessen dignitaries tour Wisconsin research, industry and education facilities.
12:29pm
AG Schimel. Celebrates record-breaking drug take-back day.
12:28pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Pewaukee resident is $2,000,000 Powerball winner.
12:27pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Stevens Point resident claims $350,000 SuperCash! ticket.
12:26pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Rosendale man claims $81,000 Badger 5 jackpot.

4:10am
Fox 11. DNR study finds a number of contaminated wells in Kewaunee County.
4:09am
WISC. State health officials defend outbreak investigation.

Economy/Business

12:26pm
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Harley-Davidson is newest Platinum Founding Member.

4:17am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Cyber attack nabs 2015 W-2 forms of Mercury Marine workers.
4:12am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Caterpillar to move some South Milwaukee employees to new Arizona surface mining HQ.

Statewide

3:21pm
Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault, End Domestic Abuse WI. Agencies meet with national leader on best responses to trauma.
12:45pm
Clark & Gotzler. Shelia Conroy joins.

3:27pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's two medical schools say doctor shortage is real.
4:07am
Appleton Post Crescent. Division in Wisconsin's drug fight?
4:07am
WAOW. Zika virus not detected in Wisconsin, but Lyme disease is on the rise.

Courts

4:32am
Governing. In South Dakota, a test case for online sales taxes.

Education

4:46pm
Rep. Subeck. Responds to Republican attack on UW Madison faculty.
2:49pm
Rep. Wachs. Statement on GOP response to UW-Madison Faculty Senate vote.
11:05am
UW-Stout. STEPS for Girls marks 20th year; STEM, design camps offered.
9:17am
UW-Platteville. Study ranks UW-Platteville a 'Best Value College.'
8:39am
UW-Madison. Researchers track critical development in the young brain.
4:59am
MPS. History teacher wins state Teacher of the Year award, nominated for national award.
4:53am
UW-Rock County. Commencement to be held May 18.

4:15am
Stevens Point Journal. UW-Stevens Point launches $30 million campaign.
4:15am
Cap Times. Dane County DA will not prosecute UW-Madison student over campus graffiti.
4:10am
WKBT. Local districts react to bullying ordinance.
4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican lawmaker: UW faculty vote shows they're 'out of touch.'

Local

4:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: Minority city employees express differences in treatment compared to whites.
4:11am
WQOW. Eau Claire County Board votes for protected status for jailers.

Congress

4:13am
La Crosse Tribune. Baldwin opiate bill included in Senate VA reform package.

Politics

4:59pm
Vos for Assembly. Statement on Trump campaign.
3:19pm
DPW. New ad blasts Ron Johnson's disastrous ideas to privatize Social Security.
12:35pm
Media Trackers. Feingold fiscal plan reveals hypocrisy, national security ignorance.
12:25pm
One Wisconsin Now. Statements on Trump takeover of GOP.
4:58am
Katsma for 26th Assembly. Announces campaign for re-election.
4:55am
Brostoff for 19th Assembly. Announces re-election bid.

3:29pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Republicans grappling over Donald Trump as nominee.
3:26pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Johnson vows to back Trump as likely GOP nominee.
2:52pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Grothman challengers emerge in race for congress.
2:50pm
WKOW. Gov. Walker will support Trump as GOP nominee.
12:39pm
The Hill. Koch-linked group keeps up attacks on Feingold.
11:15am
Politico. Kasich dropping out of presidential race.
11:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP leader Fitzgerald: 'We're on the Trump train now.'
4:51am
Politico. Republicans consider Clinton over Trump.
4:19am
USA Today. Sanders wins Indiana, but Clinton looks to November.
4:19am
Bloomberg. Trump becomes presumptive Republican nominee as Cruz exits race.
4:18am
Reuters. How 'Stop Trump' failed to halt the Republican front runner.
4:17am
River Falls Journal. Libertarian Burke will seek Congressional post.
4:13am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Hunt to run for 67th Assembly seat.
4:06am
Northlands News Center. Johnson promises economic priority in Superior campaign stop.

Tuesday May 3, 2016

Governor

1:44pm
CNN Money. 4 U.S. governors on jobs: Not enough workers.

Legislative

3:30pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Teacher appreciation and Wisconsin's teacher shortage.
10:46am
Rep. Hesselbein. Receives Alzheimer's 'Outstanding Advocacy' Award.

5:33am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Wisconsin must get tougher on drunken drivers.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democratic lawmakers prod U.S. Attorney General on voter ID court challenge.

State Agencies

3:53pm
DHS. Update: Elizabethkingia Anophelis outbreak.
3:29pm
DNR. Weekly news update for the week of May 3, 2016.
3:29pm
BCPL. $12.3 million for community projects.
11:26am
DATCP. Nomination period open for Wisconsin Soybean Board.
9:56am
DOR. New Deputy Secretary appointed.
9:18am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter, May 2016.
5:44am
DOT. Last month was tied for the fourth safest month of April in terms of traffic deaths since the end of WWII.

11:00am
Janesville Gazette. Tests show child with Elizabethkingia has different strain.
4:58am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats seek answers on WEDC outsourcing clawbacks.

Economy/Business

2:28pm
Alliant Energy. Launches solar education and research initiative. Brochure.
9:17am
WEC Energy Group. Posts first quarter results.
5:48am
Paper Machinery Corporation. Becomes employee-owned company.

5:34am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Brown County tourism impact tops $1 billion.
5:15am
La Crosse Tribune. Officials questions study on Gunderson profit.
5:11am
WKOW. Labor force that drives Wisconsin dairy industry seeks legal immigration status amid volatile political rhetoric.
5:09am
WFRV. Mercury Marine hacked, employees' personal information stolen.

Statewide

1:35pm
UW-Credit Union. Gives members new tool to access their credit scores.
1:15pm
Badger Advocates. Executive Director sought.

5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Latinos raise unresolved issues during May Day march.

Courts

1:49pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmers challenge ban on selling homemade baked goods.
5:19am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Judge denies reinstatement of State 23 expansion.

Education

4:40pm
UW-Stout. Students named winners of Wood, leadership, co-op awards.
1:38pm
MPS. Educator named 'Music Teacher of the Year.'
1:37pm
UW-Madison. Honors jazz band inspires young musicians.
1:36pm
DPI Supt. Evers. (Video) Support your teachers.
1:34pm
UW-River Falls. Undergraduate research, scholarly and creative activity showcased May 4.
11:22am
UW-Madison. Squished cells could shape design of synthetic materials.
9:57am
MPS. Study finds collaborative efforts among education partners improving outcomes at Carver Academy.
5:46am
UW System President Cross, Regents President Millner. On May 2 UW-Madison Faculty Senate resolution.

10:58am
Cap Times. UW-Madison profs hope no-confidence vote leads to a 'wave' of similar measures.
5:16am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Eau Claire school board considers pay scale.
5:13am
WTMJ. Transgender UWM student says she's been discriminated against on campus.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison's smoke-free policy now includes E-cigarettes.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No-confidence vote by UW faculty passes overwhelmingly.
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison faculty declare 'no confidence' in Board of Regents, UW System president. Badger Herald. Daily Cardinal.

Local

1:21pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. ICYMI: Milwaukee Downtown to sponsor screening of 30 Seconds Away: Breaking the Cycle to benefit Milwaukee County's Housing First Initiative.
1:13pm
UW-Madison. Biomass blues: Breaking up not so hard to do.
10:32am
Milwaukee Common Council. Nominees sought for 2016 Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award.

5:50am
NBC 26. Shawano bullying ordinance gets support and concern as police call for "collaboration."
5:07am
WQOW. April presidential visits rack up a bill for Eau Claire.

Congress

2:24pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Westby's Fair Shake honored by White House as "Champion of Change."
1:18pm
One Wisconsin Now. Is Ron Johnson doing his job?
1:17pm
DPW. President Obama to Ron Johnson: Stop playing politics with SCOTUS and do your job!
9:29am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act continues to move forward.

9:59am
Washington Post. Default at hand, Congress faces new pressure to act on Puerto Rico.
5:14am
WAOW. Rep. Sean Duffy talks issues at town hall.
5:03am
Politico. Obama takes Garland plea to Senate battleground states.

Politics

9:19am
Shrader for 50th Assembly. Community looking for results, not rhetoric.
5:47am
DPW. Senator Johnson to voters: I've made things much worse; give me a second chance.

2:52pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Democrats unveil partial delegate list for national convention.
5:17am
Janesville Gazette. Allison Hetz announces Assembly bid.
5:14am
WXOW. Seven delegates chosen to attend Democratic National Convention.
5:12am
CBS 58. Mandela Barnes says he's running for Milwaukee County not against Lena Taylor.
5:04am
WBAY. 6 months to election, Sen. Johnson, Feingold campaigns in full swing.
5:02am
The Hill. Freedom Partners Action Fund launches ad buys in Wisconsin, Nevada.
5:01am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Ron Johnson: Democrats are denying reality.

Local Politics

5:06am
WISN. Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm runs for re-election, defends record.

Monday May 2, 2016

Governor

2:40pm
Rep. Nygren. Marinette School District receives Fab Lab grant.
10:33am
Gov. Walker. Invests in 25 school districts for Fab Lab equipment.
8:08am
WCA. Commends Rep. Tittl and Sen. Cowles for increase to recycling grants for local governments.

4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mark Gundrum, Jim Troupis to apply for high court vacancy.

Legislative

3:59pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: "Right-to-Work" has not worked for Wisconsin.
3:49pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Receives "Stepping Up For Children" award.
2:42pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Journal: The cost of voter ID laws.
1:29pm
Rep. Sargent. Gun violence in Wisconsin must be addressed.
1:10pm
Sen. Lassa, Rep. Barca. Letter to WEDC Secretary and CEO Designee Mark Hogan requesting updates on recovery efforts. 
11:18am
Rep. Gannon. Funding for voter ID campaign.
10:12am
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Federal bill gives WI anouther change to capitalize.

3:30pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin, U.S. Reps. Kind, Moore, Pocan. Call on Justice Department to review Wisconsin's voter ID law.
11:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Brad Schimel: Prosecutors need more money, voice in Legislature.
4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Amid cuts, UW System campuses seek to preserve student advising.
4:21am
Fox 6. Controversial 'transgender restroom bill' to return in Wisconsin, lawmaker says.

State Agencies

5:21pm
ETF. (Video) Self-insurance in 5 minutes.
3:48pm
DCF. Foster Care Awards presented by First Lady and DCF Secretary.
3:47pm
WHEDA. Awards nine Milwaukee projects Low-Income Housing Tax Credits.
3:46pm
WHEDA. Awards $14 million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits statewide.
3:19pm
DNR. Wisconsin celebrates Clean Air Month and a decade of Air Quality Awareness Week.
2:53pm
DWD Sec. Allen. Unemployment insurance reforms protect system for workers and employers.
2:43pm
DOT. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.
10:03am
DOJ. Multi-jurisdictional critical incident investigation ongoing, threat to community neutralized.
9:50am
WEM. NOAA emergency radios save lives.
4:59am
Wisconsin Lottery. Lucky player holds $3.6 million MegaBucks ticket.

1:27pm
WKOW. New WEDC board member also sits on board of company that got WEDC dollars after outsourcing WI jobs.
11:16am
Wisconsin Watch. State revokes tax credits after W.W. Grainger cuts, outsources jobs.
4:38am
Duluth News Tribune. New food safety law gives states a big role.
4:30am
Chippewa Herald. Scott Walker's HR agency slammed civil service changes in private memo.
4:28am
WKOW. Gov. Walker struggles to explain why WEDC hasn't clawed back money from companies that outsourced.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin needs to keep pace with the 'Internet of Things.'
4:22am
Chippewa Herald. Income tax cuts delivered $423.6 million to Wisconsin taxpayers.

Economy/Business

2:40pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.
8:37am
WMC. Thirty-two Wisconsin companies nominated for environment awards.

5:03am
La Crosse Tribune. Construction company sees benefits from Minnesota expansion.

Environment/Outdoors

4:20am
Wisconsin Watch. Bacteria in state's drinking water is 'public health crisis.'

Statewide

1:34pm
Michael Best & Friedrich. Announces Amy Bruchs as Madison Office Managing Partner.
1:19pm
DPW. Statement on Older Americans Month.
1:13pm
UW Credit Union. Expands its mobile payment options.
10:13am
Wisconsin Alliance for Reform. Launches new website.
9:55am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. May is Building Safety Month - age awareness emphasized.
8:10am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Launches 'Welcoming & Inclusive' campaign to support businesses.

11:57am
WBAY. Family demands answers after Army vet overdoses at VA treatment facility.
9:32am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin sets another record for milk production in 2015.

Courts

4:00pm
Rep. Vorpagel. Disappointed in recent court ruling on Highway 23 expansion.
1:22pm
Sen. Lemahieu. Condemns court ruling on Highway 23 expansion.
12:23pm
1000 Friends of Wisconsin. Court blocks Highway 23 expansion. Decision and order.
10:14am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Professor John McAdams sues Marquette University.

11:40am
WTMJ. Marquette professor John McAdams suing university over suspension.
4:24am
WEAU. Wisconsin AG asks appeals court to stay right-to-work ruling.

Education

5:34pm
Rep. Steineke. Statement on UW Madison faculty's no confidence resolution.
2:41pm
UW-Platteville. Students provide graphic design services to community.
2:39pm
Marquette University. Lovell announces major residence hall development.
11:17am
UW-Stout. Commencement ceremonies May 7 for 1,317 graduates.
9:53am
UW-Platteville. Students celebrate agriculture through art.
9:48am
UW-Platteville. History professor makes fiction debut with 'The Dead Don't Bleed.'

1:25pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Faculty to vote on resolution declaring no confidence in UW leaders.
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gary Bennett, new 'charter czar' pledges collaboration with district, downplays competition.
4:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No-confidence measure punctuates tumultuous year for UW.
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison alumni urge university to stop investing in fossil fuels.

Local

3:44pm
IBEW Local 494. Congratulates County Executive Chris Abele on his inauguration day.
3:21pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. And MMSD Superintendent announces expansion of driver's license program to all Madison high schools.
1:18pm
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Congratulates Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele on 2nd inauguration day.
1:16pm
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139. Congratulate Chris Abele on his re-election and inauguration as Milwaukee County Executive.
10:18am
U.S. HUD & DOJ. Award $100,000 to help justice-involved youth in Milwaukee find jobs and housing.
10:16am
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Awards $3.9 million for local homeless programs in Wisconsin.
9:52am
Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council. Congratulates Milwaukee County Executive, Chris Abele on his re-election.
5:01am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputies arrest 9 drunken drivers in Operation Drive Sober.

4:37am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Jail workers status to be debated.
4:35am
Daily Reporter. Milwaukee applies for $20M grant to extend streetcar to new Bucks arena.

Congress

1:21pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Tours Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design to highlight importance of apprenticeship programs.

10:06am
The Hill. Puerto Rico will default on $422 million debt payment Monday.
4:26am
Fox 11. Sens. Baldwin & Johnson outline different approaches to college affordability.

Politics

2:52pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Ron Johnson campaign tour a map of outsourced Wisconsin.
11:42am
RPW. Praises Ron Johnson's campaign announcement.
11:14am
Zimmerman for 30th Assembly. To host meet and greet in Hudson.
9:26am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Launches statewide campaign kickoff tour at Oshkosh manufacturing company.
8:23am
DPW.  Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name is Ron!
7:55am
Crowley for 17th Assembly. State Rep. Evan Goyke endorses.
7:54am
Lin for 16th Assembly. Announces candidacy.
5:00am
DPW. 4 questions for Sen. Johnson as he launches his campaign from PACUR Madison.

11:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tomah whistleblower blasts Feingold in ad by Koch brothers group.
11:46am
Fox 11. Sen. Johnson kicks off re-election bid in Oshkosh.
11:37am

Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson: I want a second term because "I can't quit on America."

4:34am
River Falls Journal. Harsdorf will seek to reclaim her senate seat in Wisconsin Legislature.
4:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmaker: Ted Cruz delegate list didn't reflect grassroots effort.
4:32am
WEAU. Feingold talks campaign momentum at Eau Claire event.
4:32am
WXOW. Feingold visits Kickapoo Coffee in Viroqua.
4:29am
Appleton Post Crescent. Paul Ryan gains popularity in Wisconsin.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats rap Ron Johnson in digital ad.

 

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