Friday February 5, 2016 - Updated 6:26pm

Governor

1:37pm
Gov. Walker. Attends Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce First Friday Forum.

12:06pm
Portage Daily Register. Walker tells Portage audience economy on upswing.
5:02am
NBC 15. Gov. Walker signs bill upping penalty for hiding corpses.

Legislative

4:45pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Seeks legislative study on access to civil legal services. Letter.
1:39pm
Sen. Petrowski. Six bills signed into law.
12:14pm
One Wisconsin Now. Students and borrowers call for reforms not empty rhetoric to stem crisis of college affordability and loan debt.
12:11pm
Reps. Taylor, Johnson. Circulate lead testing bill.
11:29am
Rep. Taylor. Letter to DOC Sec. Wall regarding possible water contamination at Fox Lake Correctional Institution.
9:00am
Rep. Nygren. Statement on JFC passage of TAD program legislation.
8:38am
Feyen for 18th State Senate District. Statement regarding Fitzgerald's County Executive bill.
6:10am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Farmers seek action and answers at the Capitol.

12:46pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Sponsor of Unfair Sales Act repeal bill: Lawmakers' support isn't there.
12:08pm
Cap Times. Bipartisan bill would require life jackets for children under 13 in Wisconsin.
12:05pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Budget gamble faces Wisconsin lawmakers.
6:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Amid talk of belt tightening, budget committee OKs spending on new bills.
5:31am
Cap Times. Dredging is point of concern in GOP bill aimed at changing DNR authority over Wisconsin lakes.
5:13am
Cap Times. Stalking, domestic abuse and human trafficking protection bill clears Wisconsin Assembly committee.
5:13am
Chippewa Herald. Finance committee OKs dementia bills.
5:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Committee OKs changes to state's logging tax credit program.
5:09am
Appleton Post Crescent. Russ Feingold laments GOP student debt plan.
5:08am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate committee approves online voter registration bill.
5:06am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Term limits proposed for Wisconsin governor, lawmakers.
5:05am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin lawmaker aims to ban late-night budget votes.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmakers agree with $20 million limit on new spending this year.
5:01am
Badger Herald. Lawmaker introduces four new bills to address Wisconsin's drug abuse problem.

State Agencies

4:18pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Dodge and Portage County residents claim $154,000 Badger 5 jackpot.
4:17pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Germantown man claims $50,000 Powerball ticket from the $1.5 billion dollar jackpot run.
8:40am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, Feb. 8-12.
6:09am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
6:09am
DATCP. Value-added counselors can provide technical assistance.

4:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR officials screen records requests before documents released.
5:30am
La Crosse Tribune. Milwaukee County to pursue Lincoln Hills alternative.

Economy/Business

12:12pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.

10:18am
Washington Post. The seven states that are doing much worse than the rest.
8:41am
Reuters. U.S. job growth slows, unemployment rate at eight-year low.
5:12am
La Crosse Tribune. Friday's jobs report could ease US recession fears. Or not.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Minnesota company working to buy Wisconsin Caterpillar plant.

Environment/Outdoors

5:34am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Report: Great Lakes states need $80B for water, sewer fixes.

Statewide

9:34am
Midwest Food Processors Association. Tout Wisconsin vegetable production.
6:12am
Wisconsin Women in Government. Seeks nominations for Legacy and Rising Star Awards.

5:04am
WKOW. Former Tomah VA "Candy Man" doctor opening private practice, as state investigation into his medical license lingers.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Number of Wisconsin residents enrolled in Obamacare climbs 16%.

Courts

6:26pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Three unnamed petitioners v. Peterson - order.

Education

1:41pm
UW-Platteville. Pioneer Players to present 'Eurydice.'
1:40pm
UW-Madison. Brauer: Better diversity training is built on research, not intuition.
1:39pm
One Wisconsin Now. Private schools line up for public cash through unaccountable school voucher program.
11:28am
UW-Madison.  Three finalists chosen for vice chancellor for university relations.
11:25am
UW-Stout. Discovery Center, class help farmer with fence cart invention.
9:32am
UW-Madison. Board of Regents honor faculty research, innovation with Regent Scholar spotlight, grants (day 1 news summary).

12:47pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Regents committee OKs new tenure policy.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Rebecca Blank: UW-Madison spent at least $8M to retain professors after budget cuts, tenure changes.

Local

12:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County Board goes on records opposing any sale of county parks.
5:32am
Racine Journal Times. Racine, Waukesha mayors debate lake diversion.

Congress

4:05pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on Judge Randa move.

12:49pm
The Hill. Obama: Low gas prices make now right time for oil tax.
9:54am
The Hill. Obama to push $10-per-barrel oil tax for green transportation plan.
5:37am
Badger Herald. US congressman proposes plan to make college more affordable.
4:58am
The Hill. Senate panel praises OPM nominee despite subpoena.

Politics

11:26am
RPW. Citizen legislator Ron Johnson leading fight on national security, care for veterans, and jobs.
9:52am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker money machine rolls on to protect his Supreme Court pick.

3:05pm
The Hill. Vulnerable Republican defends attendance record: 'I've been working like a dog.'
3:03pm
WAOW. Sen. Johnson: Jobs, health care as important as terror fight.
6:04am
Cap Times. Joe Donald's Wisconsin Supreme Court campaign trolls Rebecca Bradley with her own footage.
5:48am
Reuters. In contentious debate, Clinton and Sanders both claim 'progressive' mantle.
5:33am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Gorski, Krug to vie for 72nd Assembly seat.
5:32am
Marshfield News Herald. Ribble among 2010 House Republicans eyeing exit.

Thursday February 4, 2016

Governor

3:00pm
Sen. Lassa. Governor signs official notice bill.
2:10pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Blaze pink legislation signed into law.
2:01pm
Rep. Novak. Governor signs increased access of medical information for adoptees.
11:43am
Gov. Walker. Signs 21 bills into law.
10:31am
Gov. Walker. Highlights economic success at Governor's Conference on Economic Development.
9:58am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.

12:24pm
Fox 11. Walker signs blaze pink hunting bill, 20 others.

Legislative

4:06pm
Sen. Lassa. USO Wisconsin Month celebrated at grand opening.
3:02pm
Sen. Stroebel. Senate committees hear testimony on SB 569, 570, 697 and SJR 75.
12:19pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. What happened to student loan relief?
10:28am
DWD Sec. Nominee Allen. Confirmation hearing testimony.
10:22am
Western Wisconsin Cares. Applauds introduction of legislation to protect Wisconsin's most vulnerable.
10:21am
Lakeland Care District. Applauds legislation protecting Wisconsin's most vulnerable.
10:20am
Community Care Connections of Wisconsin. Applauds introduction of legislation to protect Wisconsin's most vulnerable citizens.
10:19am
ContinuUS. Lauds bill to protect Wisconsin's most vulnerable.
9:57am
Rep. Mason. Democratic Weekly Radio Address.
9:20am
Rep. Ballweg. 12th Annual Joan Ballweg Leadership Scholarship.
5:09am
Jefferson County Veterans' Services Office. Hasty legislative changes will make accessing federal and state veterans benefits more difficult for veterans and their families.
5:07am
Voces de la Frontera. Bill to block local IDs advances, hundreds of immigrant families & supporters vow to continue to build opposition.

3:04pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Districts with voucher students fear funding cut.
1:00pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill dredges up concerns over future of Wisconsin lakes.
12:49pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Lawmakers to take up bills on heroin, dementia care.
12:22pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Proposed change to public school revenue limits could cost schools $22 million.
9:34am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: It's past time to get drunks off state's roads.
5:26am
WKBT. State, federal politicians propose new legislation to help reduce student loan debt.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bills to allow online voter registration, bar local IDs.
4:57am
Cap Times. Assembly bill aims to ease regulations on state's fish farm industry.
4:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly committee OKs Dane County zoning bill. Cap Times
4:55am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Opponents decry water utility privatization bill.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Immigrant advocates blast proposed limits on local ID cards.
4:46am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Bill would loosen lake dredging regulations.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New bill would forgive student loans for fledgling farmers.
4:40am
Chippewa Herald. Elections committee backs bill limiting local photo IDs.
4:37am
Daily Reporter. DNR had 161 high-cap well applications as of December.
4:35am
Fox 11. Concerns raised about state senate water utility privatization bill.
4:34am
Fox 6. "This is law-making:" Cooper School students push to make bicycling Wisconsin's state exercise.
4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate majority leader predicting tough 2017 state budget.

State Agencies

1:49pm
DOT. Wisconsin State Patrol is recruiting for troopers and inspectors.
1:48pm
Milwaukee County Board Chariman Lipscomb. County Board unanimously adopts alternatives to allow placement of juveniles in Milwaukee County.
12:12pm

DNR. Parcel recommendations submitted to Natural Resources Board for second phase of DNR land sales.


1:01pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County to remove 170 teens from state youth prisons.
12:26pm
Janesville Gazette. DNR identifies 82 parcels to sell per budget mandate.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County could opt for expanded detention center over Lincoln Hills.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Corrections official: Lincoln Hills supervisor cleared.

Economy/Business

9:32am
WEC Energy Group. Posts 2015 fourth quarter and full-year results.

4:48am
Duluth News Tribune. Enbridge calls regulatory action on Sandpiper "unlawful and unreasonable."

Environment/Outdoors

4:56am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Counties ask for wind farm health study.
4:42am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville officials confident lead pipes don't pose threat to local water.

Statewide

9:00am
Wisconsin Policy Reserach Institute. Minimum markup law putting squeeze on consumers. Report.
5:06am
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin. Banaszynski named to Insurance Business America's Hot 100.

4:30am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin, neighbors show mixed report cards on smoking -- with too many F's.

Courts

4:03pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Three Unnamed Petitioners v. Peterson - Unnamed movants No. 2, 7, and 8's memo in opposition to intervenors' motion to amend. Unnamed movant No. 6's memo in opposition to motion to amend. Letter to AG Schimel.
10:36am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Walter M. Stern, III.
10:35am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Hoffer Properties, LLC v. Wisconsin DOT.

Education

5:07pm
UW-Stevens Point. Student-veterans book launch is Feb. 17.
4:05pm
UW-Madison. Chancellor Blank highlights achievements, need for investment.
1:50pm
UW-Stout. Professor, student picked for Wisconsin Artists Biennial exhibit.
1:46pm
MPS. State's only H.S. opera program - at MPS' Milwaukee HS of the Arts - sets Feb. 5 performance.
12:16pm
UW-Madison. Researchers home in on why female newborns are better protecteed from brain injury.
11:50am
DPI. 19 schools plan to participate in Racine voucher program.
11:49am
UW-Madison. Small-scale protein production a big business for UW spinoff.
11:48am
DPI. 135 private schools register for Wisconsin Parental Choice Program.
10:34am
Marquette University. Engineering researcher finds chemical in soaps linked to antibiotic resistance.
10:24am
UW-Madison. Lithium battery catalyst found to harm key soil microorganism.

5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Another tough budget could mean 70 to 80 staff cuts for Madison schools.
4:40am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Schools strained by kids' mental health woes.
4:33am
Daily Cardinal. Wisconsin one of nine states to cut funding for higher education, report says.

Local

3:01pm
Milwaukee County Board Chariman Lipscomb. County Board unanimously approves resolution to protect parks.
12:10pm
Madison Economic Development Division. Retail improvement grant program.

4:44am
La Crosse Tribune. Buffalo County sand mine voted down after well-attended public hearing.
4:39am
Marshfield News Herald. PSC reprimands Curtiss for well.

Congress

4:07pm
U.S. Rep. Ryan. Statement on President Obama's $10 oil tax.

4:41am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: 'Made in America' must be the norm.
4:29am
WBAY. Sen. Johnson says borders aren't secure.

Federal Agencies

4:37am
The Hill. Pentagon chief unveils plan to buy more ships, aircraft and munitions.

Politics

5:12pm
Bradley for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Realtors Association endorses.
2:06pm
RPW. ICYMI: Russ Feingold is a Washington-turned career politician.
12:20pm
One Wisconsin Now. Change of plans? State high court candidate Rebecca Bradley coordinates with right wing group to boost her campaign.

12:49pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Liberal group: Ron Johnson failed to respond to charges of wrongdoing at Tomah VA.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State Sen. Roger Roth won't run for Congress.
4:38am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: State is obligated to raise Voter ID awareness.
4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Setinel. Ron Johnson's identity challenge with voters.

Wednesday February 3, 2016

Governor

11:54am
Gov. Walker. Speaks at 2016 Wisconsin Counties Association Legislative Exchange.

Legislative

5:11pm
Waukesha Area Legislators. Submit letter supporting diversion application. Letter.
4:43pm
Americans for Prosperity. Assembly committee takes bold action on REINS Act.
4:29pm
WI AFL-CIO. Wisconsin GOP push fast path to water privatization.
4:27pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Polluter grab bag (AB 600/SB 459).
4:12pm
Reps. Taylor, Hintz. Breaking: Republicans ponder whether lousy budgeting results in lousy budgets.
3:59pm
Sen. Stroebel. Assembly committee passes AB 251.
3:34pm
Rep. Krug. Listening sessions on rural Wisconsin issues scheduled.
2:55pm
Rep. Neylon. Assembly Bill 251 passes out of committee.
2:51pm
Rep. Steffen. Bill aims to increase funding to counties for housing state prisoners.
1:25pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Adoption protection package moves unanimously to the Senate floor
1:24pm
Rep. Taylor. Proposes updates to officer-involved death law.
12:37pm
Clean Wisconsin. PSC Reform Act would cut $7M from money-saving Focus on Energy program.
11:59am
Speaker Vos. Announces State of the Tribes address.

2:26pm
Cap Times. Scott Walker: State will 'persevere' if faced with another tough budget.
12:29pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Finance expert says Wisconsin budget vulnerable after adjusted tax revenue shortfall.
12:04pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker sets $20 million bar for spring legislation.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Senate should slow down on water utility bill.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bills targeting Planned Parenthood may end up doing nothing.
5:01am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Assembly asks AG about high-capacity wells.
5:00am
Cap Times. Bill would provide steeper penalties for unemployment insurance fraud in Wisconsin.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Assembly panel passes major rewrite of water protections.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Better services proposed for human trafficking victims.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposed legislation could make it tougher to cheat a drug test.
4:41am
Chippewa Herald. Rural broadband bills would boost funding, streamline local approvals and fees.

State Agencies

2:50pm
DOJ. Polk County Corrections Officer gets 60-year sentence.
1:24pm
DNR. Harrington Beach Feb. 6 candlelight ski cancelled due to icy conditions.
1:21pm
DHS. After a slow start, flu cases are increasing in Wisconsin.
10:53am
DOT. Super Bowl Sunday safety message.

5:05am
WISN. Milwaukee County to consider putting staff at Lincoln Hills.
5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lincoln Hills supervisor still on job despite probe into broken arm.

Economy/Business

4:11pm
Alliant Energy. Extends ownership options for Riverside modernization project.
2:27pm
WDA Foundation. Announces new board members.

2:08pm
Connecticut by the Numbers. Patent trolls target nearly 50 Connecticut businesses, filing suits in friendly Texas court.
12:33pm
Bloomberg. Pentagon adds second Littoral Combat Ship to 2017 budget plan.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Low oil prices are a sinking feeling for some Wisconsin companies.
5:03am
Racine Journal Times. Publications company to close, ending 50 jobs.

Environment/Outdoors

5:20am
WEAU. Frac sand mining study: stress more likely to cause harm than environmental issues.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Surveying Wisconsin's drinking water landscape.
4:43am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Sand mining, health troubles link downplayed in report.
4:37am
Ashland Daily Press. Lead content carefully monitored in Ashland water system.

Statewide

5:29am
USA Today. Many low-, moderate-income families 'under-connected' to Internet.

Courts

2:56pm
LWV. Supreme Court candidate's answers available on League of Women Voters websites.

Education

4:25pm
DPI. Public hearing set Feb. 17 on educator licensing rules.
2:05pm
UW-River Falls. Graduate studies scholarship recipients named at UW-River Falls.
1:26pm
UW-Stout. Annual Red Cedar Watershed Conference scheduled March 10.
1:22pm
DPI. Rules hearing scheduled Feb. 18 for Special Needs Scholarship Program.
11:23am
UW-Madison. Biotech degree for working adults links science, business, law.
10:36am
DPI. Milwaukee Parental Choice Program rules hearing is Feb. 17.
8:59am
UW-Whitewater. Faculty raise concerns about proposed Board of Regents tenure policies.
8:56am
Wisconsin Technical College System. Student impact on communities showcased at state Capitol.

4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. County officials express concern over impact of UW-Extension cuts.
4:38am
Portage Daily Register. UW-Extension will 'do less with less.' after $3.6M budget cut, says chancellor.

Local

9:59am
Greater Milwaukee Committee. Northwestern Mutual to receive fourth annual Mary Ellen Stanek Award.
5:35am
Milwaukee County Board Chariman Lipscomb. Resolution declares "state of emergency" on youths at Lincoln Hills.

Congress

4:03pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Launches bipartisan rural broadband caucus.
2:33pm
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson on Canada's fast-track refugee plan.
1:37pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Supports the City of Waukesha's request for access to Lake Michigan water.
11:56am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Unveils 2016 College Affordability Action Plan.
10:35am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Honored to meet Wisconsin WWII hero.
5:36am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Transatlantic data flow agreement a positive step forward.

2:27pm
Politico. Younger Dems audition for spots on leaderhsip bench.
10:34am
Wausau Daily Herald. U.S. Sen. Johnson, U.S. Rep. Ribble: Gray wolf is not endangered in Wisconsin.
5:19am
WKBT. Obama proposes $1.1 billion increase to fight heroin, opioid abuse 'epidemic.'
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Baldwin calls for closing corporate tax loopholes.
4:45am
Beloit Daily News. Baldwin pays visit to Fairbanks.

Politics

5:43pm
Roth for State Senate. Will not seek GOP nomination for 8th Congressional District.
4:13pm
Peterson for AD-28. Announces Assembly bid.
9:38am
RPW. Senator Russ Feingold wants it both ways in Democratic presidential primary.
8:54am
Donald for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Releases first digital ad.

12:13pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker says he will pay off presidential debt by year's end.
11:04am
Janesville Gazette. Ryan calls for unity, less anger from his fractious GOP.
9:49am
Cap Times. Editorial; Rebecca Bradley needs to make it clear she is not Scott Walker's justice.
5:37am
USA Today. Iowa nightmare revisited: Was correct winner called on caucus night?
5:13am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Bernard Schaber ponders 8th District Run.
4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Rebecca Bradley's campaign footage featured in outside group's ad.
4:51am
Cap Times. Pro-Rebecca Bradley ads hit airwaves ahead of Wisconsin Supreme Court primary.
4:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Conservative group uses footage from Rebecca Bradley campaign in new ad.
4:37am
Reedsburg Times Press. Reedsburg resident joins race for 50th Assembly District.

Tuesday February 2, 2016

Governor

5:50am
Gov. Walker. Tours Roosevelt Middle School in Appleton.

Legislative

4:13pm
DPW. Senator Fitzgerald. and Republicans attempt to change the rules...again.
1:20pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: As other states invest in higher ed, Wisconsin lags behind.
1:11pm
Sen. Shilling. Senate Republicans getting desperate.
11:25am
Sen. Darling. Ending the "cliff effect."

3:07pm
Fox 11. Committee fails to endorse GOP child abuse reporting bill.
11:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers take up bills on public benefits fraud, waterway regulations.
11:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Top GOP lawmaker wants AG to open spigot on high capacity wells.
5:54am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: It's time to lift the veil of secrecy under which WIAA operates.
5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Chris Larson pushes bill on sale of county-owned land.
5:04am
Marshfield News Herald. UWSP backs new sexual assault bill.
5:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Plan would restore Milwaukee County Board input on park land sales.
5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmaker continues to push for Frank Lloyd Wright Heritage Trail.
5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Fitzgerald wants to bar county executives from Legislature. Wisconsin Radio Network.

State Agencies

4:11pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Nearly $3 million for community projects.
2:10pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:12pm
OCI. Administrative actions, January 2016.
11:12am
DOT. Traffic deaths were the second lowest since WWII.

Economy/Business

5:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin bankruptcy filings dip to lowest level in eight years.
5:04am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: On this situation, both sides right.

Environment/Outdoors

4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Despite danger, lead often comes out of Wisconsin taps undetected.

Statewide

4:10pm
Wisconsin Economic Development Association. 2016 Governor's Conference on Economic Development.
9:32am
Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin. Seeking nominations for the 2016 Community Breastfeeding Awards.
5:41am
NWS La Crosse. Winter storm moving in this morning. Forecast Snowfall.

5:35am
WKOW. Feds push for lower BAC for drivers.
4:57am
WBAY. Officials urge Wisconsin motorists to stay off roads Tuesday.

Courts

11:47am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. John Doe opponents try to block path to U.S. Supreme Court.
10:43am
DOJ. Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts brief on home rule.
8:50am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. David Hager, Jr.
5:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Objection to DAs' motion to amend John Doe secrecy orders. Three Unnamned Petitioners v. Peterson - order.

Education

3:06pm
UW-Stout. Multicultural Student Services honored with Regents Diversity Award.
3:05pm
MPS. New two-year culinary program coming to four MPS high schools to connect students to in-demand careers.
2:11pm
UW-Madison. To host discussion on bipartisan poverty proposals.
12:53pm
UW-Madison. New coursework will prepare social workers for aging population.
12:35pm
UW-River Falls. More than 900 high school students compete in Science Olympiad.
12:13pm
UW-Stout. Performing arts minor expected to attract variety of students.
9:34am
School Choice Wisconsin. Wisconsin Parental Choice Program starts open enrollment.

5:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. MPS board approves raises for teachers.

Local

11:54am
Racine Mayor Dickert. First Unsung Hero Award goes to Karri Hemmig of Racine Coalition Against Human Trafficking.
10:36am
U-Haul. U.S. Growth City No. 4: The buzz over Madison continues to build.

5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Groups decry Milwaukee police's warrantless use of 'Stingray' tracking.

Congress

12:31pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. "We must prepare for the unthinkable."
10:25am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Honors Black History Month.

Federal Agencies

6:31am
The Hill. Government software may have let in foreign spies.

Politics

4:12pm
DPW. Cruz or Trump... Trump or Cruz... Either would be good soulmate for Senator Johnson.
10:26am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Congressman Reid Ribble's announcement.
9:35am
RPW. Hillary Clinton limps out of the gate with a poor showing in Iowa.
9:30am
Wisconsin Alliance for Reform. Must Watch: New ad touts Justice Rebecca Bradley's judicial record.
5:49am
RPW. ICYMI: Senator Feingold can't have it both ways in the Democratic Presidential Primary.

5:42am
Wausau Daily Herald. Four consider run at Reid Ribble's seat.
5:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. In state voter ID campaign, Wisconsinites urged to 'bring it to the ballot.'
5:08am
Bloomberg. Clinton narrowly edges Sanders in Iowa; Cruz upsets Trump.
4:59am
Appleton Post Crescent. Walker hints at run for third term in Neenah visit.
4:58am
WBAY. Gov. Walker has no regrets on Iowa caucus night.
4:57am
Cap Times. Here's how to vote now that Wisconsin's voter ID law is in place.

Local Politics

9:36am
Methu for Milwaukee Mayor. Statement on education in Milwaukee.

Monday February 1, 2016

Governor

6:14am
Rep. Shankland. Governor Walker commits to shifting campaign costs onto Wisconsin taxpayers.

4:44am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Party politics color governor's judicial picks.

Legislative

5:20pm
Speaker Vos. Assembly Organization paper ballot requesting AG opinion on high capacity wells. Reps. Barca, Shankland, Jorgensen response letter.
3:43pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Wisconsin Cares Package passess Assembly Committee on Mental Health Reform.
3:37pm
Sen. Lassa. (Updated) Holds office hours in Monroe and Jackson counties.
3:36pm
Rep. Ballweg. Office welcomes new intern.
3:35pm
Reps. Stuck, Shankland. Transparency needed in political appointments.
1:58pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on the County Parkland & Heritage Protection Act. 
1:37pm
AG Schimel. Commends legislature's Victim-Centered agenda. 
12:18pm
Sen. Lassa. Holds office hours in Monroe and Jackson Counties.
12:16pm
Rep. Barca. Appoints Jon Richards interim chief of staff.
12:14pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bill on child sex trafficking receives hearing.

6:07am
WXOW. Representative Jill Billings supporting rail safety legislation.
5:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. County sheriff's speak out against civil forfeiture restrictions.
5:28am
Wausau Daily Herald. Amish deaths roil debate over traffic laws.
5:07am

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Concerns raised about bill allowing purchase of municipal water systems.

State Agencies

3:40pm
Wisconsin Lottery. $154,000 Badger 5 produces three winners.
12:54pm
GAB. Urges voters to be prepared for photo ID on Feb. 16 and beyond.
12:53pm
GAB. Releases top things voters need to know about photo ID.
12:39pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Watertown man claims $116,000 Badger 5 jackpot.
11:48am
DOT. Citizens with 65+ years can now get non-expiring IDs.
11:13am
AG Schimel. Appoints Ryan Walsh as Chief Deputy Solicitor General.
9:45am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe Newsletter, Feb. 2016.

9:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. State's low-key educational effort on new voter ID requirement irks critics.
5:48am
WKBT. In Wisconsin, food assistance work rules affects many.
5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: County right to move youths out of facilities.
4:51am
WBAY. Shawano realtor tapped to head Wisconsin's Natural Resources Board.

Economy/Business

2:45pm
Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year. EVCO Plastics competing for 28th annual Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award.

10:10am
Legal Newsline. Virginia attorney general's office creates patent troll unit.
5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. After getting taxpayers' help, Johnson Controls packs its bags.
5:04am
WEAU. 220 Caterpillar jobs eliminated in northern Wisconsin.

Statewide

3:39pm
DOT. Winter storm to impact travel across most of Wisconsin on Tuesday.
2:47pm
RPW. Statement on Black History Month.
12:17pm
Madison Fire Department. Offers tips for staying safe, healthy through winter storm.
11:09am
Wisconsin Budget Project. Wisconsin's public sector is leaner than most other states'
11:07am
Ready Wisconsin. Winter storm warning.
9:53am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. 'Friend fo the Family Farmer' honorees recognized.
4:42am
NWS Milwaukee. Winter storm to impact southern Wisconsin Tuesday. Watches, warnings, advisories by county.

5:49am
Wisconsin Watch. Lead in drinking water poses danger for children, pregnant women.
5:45am
WISC. Report: High levels of lead found in Mount Horeb water in previous years.
5:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Years before Flint's scandal, Madison did unusual, costly lead pipe fix.
5:33am
Wisconsin Watch. Lead pipes, antiquated law threaten Wisconsin's drinking water quality.
5:33am
Duluth News Tribune. Second Senate bill has wolf delisting amendment.
5:33am
NBC 15. Wolves continue to thin elk herd in west-central Wisconsin.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Storm takes aim at Wisconsin, but snowfall could vary widely.

Courts

9:56am
UW-Platteville. Country music phenom Hunter Hayes coming to campus.
6:15am
DOJ. 7th Circuit reverses in Belleau v. Wall; GPS monitoring continues for child sex offender.

4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Brad Schimel: Prosecutors shouldn't retain Doe materials.

Education

2:46pm
UW-Madison. Games no laughing matter as science teachers, designers work together.
1:57pm
DPI. Evers to visit Pewaukee and Washington high schools. 
1:56pm
School Choice WI. 2016-17 Applications. From Zero to 135 in Four Years - School Choice expands again. 
11:51am
Marquette University. Researcher receives $800,000 grant to fund neuroscience study.
11:50am
Lakeshore Technical College. Named as one of top 150 in the country.
11:10am
UW-River Falls. Montessori program receives state grant.
10:11am
DPI Supt. Evers. CTE helps many students get a jumpstart on the future.
9:52am
MPS. Enrollment for fall now open: Apply through Feb. 19 for the best opportunity to attend your first-choice school.

12:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW System finances still 'relatively strong' as reserves drop.
12:41pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Report: UW net worth increased in fiscal year 2015.
5:30am
Cap Times. Critics say UW tenure policy up for adoption won't protect academic freedom.
5:03am
Stevens Point Journal. Sentry, UWSP aim to keep IT grads in Wisconsin.
4:57am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. UW-Extension considers cutting services to absorb budget hit.
4:53am
Cap Times. Ray Cross says there's a 'delicate balance' between tackling student debt, making college more affordable.
4:50am
ABC News. Wisconsin activists push student free-press protections.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Is Wisconsin lagging nation in support for higher ed?

Local

9:54am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputies arrest 16 drunken drivers in Operation Drive Sober.

5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Homicides soar in Milwaukee, along with many theories on cause.

Congress

4:15pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Tours Fairbanks Morse Engine.

Federal Agencies

9:46am
MacIver Institute. Submits comments to EPA on the problems of the Clean Power Plan.

Politics

3:38pm
Donald for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Slams Rebecca Bradley's hyper-partisan campaign tactics.
3:37pm
DPW. Statement on retirement of Congressman Reid Ribble.
2:43pm
Bradley for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Releases 1st round of digital ads leading up to the February 16th primary.
1:14pm
Nygren for Assembly. Statement on the retirement of Congressman Reid Ribble.
12:40pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on the retirement of Rep. Reid Ribble.
9:47am
RPW. Three peas in a pod: Hillary, Sanders and Feingold are reckless and dangerous on national security.
6:18am
Craig for 4th Congressional District. Gwen Moore demonstrates partisan hypocrisy on war and peace.

3:55pm
The Hill. Six months ago, Walker led Iowa.
3:53pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scramble begins after Rep. Reid Ribble decides not to seek re-election.
2:50pm
Roll Call. Potential field for Reid Ribble's Wisconsin seat grows.
11:32am
Fox 11. Who could run for Ribble's seat in Congress?
9:58am
Janesville Gazette. State Rep. Nygren says he may seek seat held by Ribble.
5:44am
WJFW. State Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg makes stop in Rhinelander.
5:37am
Chippewa Herald. Democratic, GOP races tight as Iowa kicks off 2016 voting.
5:16am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Some judges violate ban on partisan donations.
5:06am
Cap Times. Conservative group plans to spend $415K on Wisconsin Supreme Court election ads.
5:05am
Cap Times. Russ Feingold, Ron Johnson avoiding presidential endorsements for different reasons.
5:02am
The Hill. Vulnerable Sen. Johnson raises $1.6M.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Russ Feingold raised $2.65 million in last quarter of 2015.
4:58am
The Hill. Election-year energy sweeps the Senate.
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker's presidential campaign still owes $1.2 million. Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker's presidential exit still felt in Iowa.
4:49am
ABC News. U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble of Wisconsin won't seek re-election.

Local Politics

9:50am
Havas for Milwaukee Circuit Court Branch 45. Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs' Assocaition endorse.

 

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