Monday September 26, 2016 - Updated 12:08pm

Governor

4:40am
WXOW. Governor urges safety and damage documentation during flood zone tour.
4:23am
Fox 6. Preliminary estimates indicate flooding has caused millions in damage in western WI; Gov. Walker tours damage.
4:18am
Chippewa Herald. Walker: County in emergency zone.

Budget

4:51am
Rep. Kessler. Letter to DOT Sec. Gottlieb regarding ID cards.

12:01pm
Pierce County Herald. Will 'Just Fix It' bring relief to Wisconsin motorists?
4:51am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Don't use voter IDs to fund roads.

State Agencies

11:51am
WEDC. Wisconsin and Germany formalize water technology collaboration with memorandum of understanding.
11:32am
DOT. See orange cones? Put down the phones!
4:50am
Emergency Management. Storm update 5/September 24.

4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Complaint alleges state violated open meetings law in Blue Mounds State Park snowmobile decision.

Economy/Business

10:57am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. UnityPoint Health - Meriter joins as newest Gold Founding Member.

12:07pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin cranberry harvest expected to swell this year.
12:05pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Talgo will return to Milwaukee.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Two Wisconsin frac sand mines resume operation.
4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Weak export values weigh on ag economy.
4:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Floods washing away once-promising harvest in parts of western Wisconsin.
4:10am
Racine Journal Times. ACA notices arriving for some employers.

Statewide

4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's fully funded pension system is one of a kind.
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin faces billions in retiree obligations.

Courts

4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin leading antitrust lawsuit against Indivior and MonoSol Rx, the makers of Suboxone.

Education

11:02am
UW-River Falls. Annual outdoor art exhibition set for Oct. 5-6.
10:56am
UW-Madison. Life in ancient oceans enabled by erosion from land.
10:55am
UW-River Falls. Fall observatory talks/viewing sessions set.
10:52am
UW-Madison. Yeast knockouts peel back secrets of cell protein function.

8:32am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Stop the whining, UW, and sign the lease.
4:44am
La Crosse Tribune. Students use UW-L bias/hate system to report everything from Christian posters to offensive images.
4:25am
WBAY. Report: UW System fall enrollment down 5K students.
4:09am
Appleton Post-Crescent. The rise of college debt in Wisconsin.

Local

10:53am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Detains man for arrest on flight.
4:53am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Author Ari Berman to speak in Madison on Tuesday, September 27th.
4:48am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputies arrest 9 in weekend Operation Drive Sober initiative.

4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. City pension banking on big returns.
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Barrett's budget would raise taxes, hold police staffing.

Congress

11:56am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson calls on EPA to explain proposed harmful restrictions on Wisconsin farmers.
11:00am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Support grows for Small Business Innovation Act.
10:59am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.

4:17am
WKOW. Congressman Pocan pens letter to USDOJ over alleged threat by Gov. Walker. 
4:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Pocan: Concerns over voucher schools warranted.

Politics

11:54am
Michalsen for 34th Assembly. Representative Swearingen: AWOL since 2012.
11:34am
Ferriter for 42nd Assembly. Feingold endorses.
10:51am
One Wisconsin Institute. Voters across Wisconsin begin early voting today as a result of historic lawsuit.
4:47am
Solen for 1st Congress. Protecting the Medicare programs Paul Ryan wants to end.

12:08pm
Chippewa Herald. Push on to get Wisconsin voters required photo IDs.
11:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. While central to many, health care costs get little play in Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race.
11:42am
Wausau Daily Herald. Johnson, Feingold fight for upper Wisconsin.
4:41am
Fox 11. Clinton, Trump to face off in first presidential debate Monday at 8 p.m.
4:40am
Fox 11. Chelsea Clinton to campaign in Wisconsin.
4:26am
WISN. New York mayor campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Milwaukee.
4:24am
Charlotte Observer. Trump, Pence coming to same Wisconsin city next week.
4:19am
Sheboygan Press. Ticket-splitters will shape Senate race.
4:17am
La Crosse Tribune. Ag organizations line up behind Johnson.
4:16am
WKOW. Russ Feingold urges his supporters to vote for Hillary Clinton.
4:15am
Portage Daily Register. Feingold rallies Portage faithful: Every vote should count.
4:15am
WEAU. Johnson touts chairmanship as reason for running again.
4:09am
Wisconsin Watch. Frustrated by Democrats, some white working-class voters turn to Trump.

Friday September 23, 2016

Governor

1:32pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. After Gov. Walker threatens district attorney offices, calls on DOJ to ensure retaliation not occur, may need to intervene.
5:30am
Gov. Walker. Declares state of emergency in response to damaging floods in 13 counties.

4:52am
Wisconsin Radio Network. State of emergency declared in 13 western Wisconsin counties.

Budget

5:38am
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on Gov. Walker's threat.

12:42pm
Kenosha News. Editorial: State needs better plan for roads.
6:43am
Cap Times. Scott Walker: 'Significant number' of Republicans support my transportation plan.

Legislative

3:53pm
Sen. Taylor. To host "Coffee with the Senator" Oct. 20.
2:05pm
Rep. Jagler. Responds to UW report on remedial education. Report. Appendix.
1:37pm
Rep. Murphy. Receives UW Colleges and UW-Extension Friend and Advocate Award.

State Agencies

2:09pm
DNR. Offers guidance in wake of regional flooding; visitors to parks and forests encouraged to check conditions.
1:41pm
Emergency Management. Storm update 3.
1:39pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Sept. 26-Oct. 2.
11:42am
DOJ. Make of opiate addiction treatment drug, Suboxone, accused of conspiring to keep monopoly profits.
11:06am
DOT. Among the valid forms of identification to vote, driver licenses and IDs most common.
9:12am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, Sept. 26-30.
5:37am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
5:33am
Emergency Management. Storm update 2.

4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Pseudo IDs a bad idea.

Economy/Business

3:54pm
Alliant Energy. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tom Hanson announces retirement.

5:23am
NBC 26. 150 jobs coming to the Fox Valley.
4:50am
WBAY. Group protests outsourcing of jobs in Neenah.

Statewide

4:27pm
Alliant Energy. Advises caution around flooded homes and businesses.
3:01pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Staff in Madison, Wausau and Superior recognized with Chancellor's Awards.

4:51am
Reuters. Severely disabled Wisconsin girl who stopped treatments dies at 14.

Education

4:51pm
UW-Stout. Renovated Harvey Hall draws rave reviews at reopening event.
4:26pm
UW-Rock County. UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Sandeen honors Dr. Ed Stredulinsky.
1:42pm
MPS. And Bartolotta gala event expands culinary arts education.
11:41am
Marquette University. And A.O. Smith Corp. to hold Sept. 27 news conference to highlight national study results on water security threats and solutions.
11:08am
UW-Madison. Student part of convention to select presidential debate questions.
5:34am
UW-Platteville. Has third-largest enrollment ever.

4:54am
Cap Times. UW-Madison students ask Chancellor Rebecca Blank to nix Amazon pick-up point.

Local

4:26pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
5:37am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Applauds Sup. Steve Taylor's support for mental health reform in Milwaukee County.
5:36am
Rep. Zamarripa. Applauds Hector Colon's re-appointment and Supervisor Peggy West's leadership. Spanish.

1:45pm
WDIO. 2nd death reported amid Wisconsin flooding.
5:22am
WXOW. Train derails near Ferryville.
5:13am
Daily Cardinal. Dane County Board passes resolution for independent redistricting.
5:12am
La Crosse Tribune. Man killed in Vernon County mudslide; heavy rains trigger flooding.
5:03am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. UWGB students urge city to fix voting logjam.

Congress

3:04pm
One Wisconsin Now. Calls on Wisconsin congressional delegation to take immediate action on critical Flint water assistance.
11:11am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Touring southwestern Wisconsin communities impacted by severe weather.
11:09am
U.S. Rep. Duffy. Amendment prohibits future cash payments to state sponsors of terror.
5:32am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Emails show Obama administration intent to expedite citizenship applications before election.

Politics

3:50pm
Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee. Provide unprecedented support for candidates.
3:03pm
Odeen for 10th Senate. One week later, Sen. Harsdorf has yet to explain lead paint vote.
2:23pm
White for 68th Assembly. Five years later, incumbent Kathy Bernier still doesn't have responsible solution for roads.
11:12am
Smith for 14th Senate. ICYMI: Senate leaders echo call for immediate action on shovel-ready upgrades at King Veterans Home.
11:07am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Launches statewide agriculture coalition.
9:54am
Anderson for U.S. Senate. Russ Feingold shares Obama's disdain for whistleblowers.
9:14am
Van Stippen for 12th Senate. Sen. Tiffany backs $270 million property tax hike.
5:42am
RPW. Feingold Foundation facts: Funded by college students.
5:34am
DPW. Sen. Fitzgerald desperately tries to deny knowledge of Republican pay-to-play operation.

1:59pm
Chippewa Herald. Donald Trump to visit Waukesha next week.
5:04am
Daily Reporter. Feingold gets backing of carpenter group.
4:53am
Bloomberg. A Trump road to 270 could go through Wisconsin.
4:52am
NBC 26. Candidates in State Senate Dist. 18 race go head to head in forum for voters.

Thursday September 22, 2016

Governor

3:57pm
Gov. Walker. Announces disaster assistance for homeowners and businesses in west central Wisconsin.
2:47pm
Take Back Your Meds Milwaukee Coalition. Lauds Walgreens' drug drop boxes.
2:07pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Eager to share physician expertise on Governor's Task Force on Opioid Abuse.
12:49pm
Rep. Billings. Named to Governor's Task Force on Opioid Abuse.
12:01pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Statement on creation of Governor's Task Force on Opioid Abuse.
11:57am
Rep. Nygren. To co-chair Governor's Task Force on Opioid Abuse.
11:51am
Gov. Walker. Announces Governor's Task Force on Opioid Abuse, participates in Walgreens' launch of drug take back program. Executive Order #224.

2:14pm
Janesville Gazette. Governor creates task force on opioid abuse.

Budget

4:47pm
Rep. Ripp. Statement regarding transportation informational hearings.
3:51pm
Wisconsin Towns Association. Response to vigorous transportation dialogue.
12:56pm
Rep. Kremer. Joins Governor Walker, local officials at Walgreens "Take Back" event in Milwaukee.
12:16pm
Transportation Development Association. Statement on robust transportation dialogue.
10:18am
Wisconsin County Highway Association. Statement in response to Governor Walker and Speaker Vos.

4:22pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker questions need for more district attorneys if prosecutors pursue John Doe.
4:20pm
Cap Times. Scott Walker: If Chisholm continues John Doe, some may question need for more district attorneys.
12:02pm
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. GOP Senate leader says his caucus is divided on roads.
12:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate leader won't buck Scott Walker on roads.
4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin DNR looks to expand CAFO permit staff.
4:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans to offer alternative to Scott Walker's plan for road funding.
4:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Single license plate, county-paid parole under ideas for state budget cuts.
4:20am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. State school funding changes urged.

Legislative

2:46pm
Sen. Stroebel. Column: Sen. Stroebel visits every school district in 20th Senate District.
2:06pm
Wisconsin Grocers Association - "Friend of Grocers" awards: Rep. Katsma. Sen. LeMahieu. Rep. Macco. Sen. Cowles. Rep. Steffen. Rep. Vorpagel.
10:32am
Sen. Ringhand. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: "Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day."
10:26am
County Veterans Service Officers Association of Wisconsin. Position in response to allegations at King Veterans Home.

4:26am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Joint Legislative Audit Committee votes to conduct audit at King veterans home. Wisconsin State Journal. 

State Agencies

2:10pm
Emergency Management. Storm update 1/Sept. 22/1:30 pm.
11:54am
DATCP. 2015 Wisconsin Conservation Report: Technology, partnerships protect soil and water.
11:34am
SPD. Three assistant State Public Defenders to be honored as up and coming lawyers.
11:29am
DATCP. Big storms=big business for travelling contractors.

4:11pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. EPA to inspect DNR records in Madison.
4:07pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin fighting 'epidemic' of falls among older adults with county programs.
9:42am
Cap Times. Six months after Wisconsin student loan debt specialist appointed, website set to launch.

Economy/Business

4:24pm
Midwest Food Processors Association. Wisconsin food processing "stars" in manufacturing survey.
2:49pm
Gov. Walker. Joins in Riverside Energy expansion groundbreaking ceremony.
2:48pm
Alliant Energy. Breaks ground on Riverside Energy Center expansion.

4:19am
USA Today. Report: Yahoo may confirm massive data breach.

Statewide

3:55pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Outsourced Wisconsin Tour visits Fox Valley & Wausau. 
1:58pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Annual conference to bring together county officials in Milwaukee County next week.
12:14pm
U.S. Chamber of Commerce. New Energy Institute report examines what America would look like if the energy renaissance never happened. Report.

Courts

4:23am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: The investigation should be resumed.

Education

4:45pm
UW-Platteville. Conference brings together community and police.
3:59pm
DPI. Evers commends Presidential Teaching Award recipients.
2:00pm
UW-Stout. Sex Speak Sessions aim to provide answers in public places.
12:16pm
UW-Madison. A marriage made in sunlight: Invention merges solar with liquid battery.
11:33am
UW-Stout. New green cleaning system began as student research project.
10:30am
UW-River Falls. Environmental science program conducts Kinni Blitz.
10:24am
UW-River Falls. Kernahan receives Dykstra Faculty Excellence award.
4:31am
UW-Whitewater. Record enrollment.

1:01pm
Cap Times. Wisconsinites need to stand up for UW, says former legislator Dale Schultz.
4:54am
WTMJ. Kenosha district appealing ruling allowing transgender student to use boy's bathroom.
4:29am
WISC. UW-Whitewater reports record enrollment.
4:28am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Enrollment growing at UW-Stout, UW-EC.
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: National teacher shortage a result of low wages, tough political environments.
4:22am
La Crosse Tribune. Enrollment numbers up for Western, UW-L and Viterbo.
4:21am
Stevens Point Journal. Teacher shortages open career opportunities.

Local

4:44pm
Mliwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. I stand with my constituents.
4:15pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. County Board votes to confirm Hector Colon as Director of DHHS.
4:05pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces bold action on climate change.
4:02pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Statement on the passnig of River Hills Village President Robert C. Brunner.
3:53pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Milwaukee County Board confirms Hector Colon Director of DHHS.
1:59pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Weishan. County Board supports lead abatement financial assistance program.
11:32am
Freedom from Religion Foundation. Wisconsin county should not contract with Catholic group on homeless center.

4:53am
Oshkosh Northwestern. DOJ probe leads to county meetings changes.

Congress

3:50pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Introduces bill to strengthen corporate tax disclosure and transparency.
2:14pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson calls on fellow senators to pass bill to give terminally ill patients hope.
11:32am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Working to provide local responders & communities resources to deal with train derailments.
10:13am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Questions Mylan CEO on rising price of EpiPens.
9:41am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson opening statement: "Exploring a Right to Try for Terminally Ill Patients."

2:12pm
WKOW. Wisconsin congressman grills CEO of company that makes EpiPen.
8:57am
The Hill. Sen. Ron Johnson: Strong, committed leadership needed to destroy ISIS.
4:29am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Sen. Baldwin reintroduces startup bill to boost Wisconsin's lagging startup economy.

Politics

1:02pm
Penebaker for 5th Congress. Rep. Sensenbrenner silent on request for debates.
12:55pm
One Wisconsin Now. New polls find overwhelming support for allowing refinancing of student loans.
11:57am
RPW. Senator Feingold dodges his own national security record.
9:40am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. What they're saying: Ron Johnson's TV ad on the Joseph Project and "giving back to the community.
9:38am
Feyen for 18th Senate. Earns A(q) rating and endorsment from NRA.
8:56am
Shrader for 50th Assembly. Racks up endorsements.
4:38am
Solen for 1st Congress. Paul Ryan is out of touch with working class Americans.
4:37am
Ferriter for 42nd Assembly. GOP legislators run for cover on transportation issues.
4:34am
DPW. ICYMI: With controversy growing, Sen. Johnson refuses to be honest about his $10 million corporate payout.
4:33am
DPW. Minnesota Daily: Slashed budgets pushing University of Wisconsin faculty to Minnesota.

11:59am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate GOP leader says he had no knowledge of donations from lead manufacturer.
10:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Fitzgerald says he didn't know of cash.
10:34am
WISC. Senate Republican leader said he was unaware of donations.
5:14am
Bloomberg. Wisconsin voters unmoved by battle between Trump and Clinton.
4:30am
Bloomberg. U.S. Election Wrap: Senate Democrats find silver lining in Wisconsin.
4:22am
Janesville Gazette. Voter-registration mailings questioned.
4:18am
WUWM. While Clinton, Feingold maintain lead, Marquette Law School poll director looks to polling's future.

Wednesday September 21, 2016

Budget

4:34pm
Speaker Vos, Reps. Steineke, Nygren, Knodl. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding WisDOT budget.
1:11pm
Gov. Walker. Letter to Speaker Vos regarding WisDOT budget.
4:35am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: How to fund roads: A balancing act.

2:32pm
Racine Journal Times. Walker open to working with Vos on transportation funding.
1:05pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker urges Vos to come up with road plan.
1:01pm
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Walker asks Assembly speaker to work with him on roads.

Legislative

4:51pm
Rep. Kerkman, Sen. Cowles. Audit committee unanimously approves audit of Veterans Home at King.
4:50pm
Sen. Olsen. Statement on King audit.
2:47pm
Sen. Lassa. Expand probe of veterans homes.
12:57pm
DVA Sec. Scocos. Statement on the Joint Audit Committee.
11:34am
Rep. Zamarripa. Stands with Hector Colon's re-appointment.
11:10am
One Wisconsin Institute. Unveils first-of-its-kind student loan voter scorecard.

9:46am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Committee to hold hearing on care at Wisconsin vets home.
9:02am
Fox 6. Ahead of possible audit of King Veterans Home, family of WWII vet says he received better care at POW camp.
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats demand immediate legislative session to approve $18.5M in veterans home upgrades.
4:09am
Cap Times. Joint Legislative Audit Committee set to meet Wednesday on King veterans home.

State Agencies

3:58pm
DOT. Heavy rain expected across most of Wisconsin through Thursday.
11:49am
Milwaukee County Clerk Czarnezki. Statement on "voting only IDs."
9:30am
Ready Wisconsin. If you see something, say something.
4:34am
DNR. Weekly news.

4:07am
Racine Journal Times. U-47700 to become illegal.

Economy/Business

3:50pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.

2:08pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Unemployment drops in most Wisconsin cities, counties.
4:06am
Milwaukee Business Journal. UTi Integrated Logistics to shut down Sturtevant facility, impacting 200 employees.
4:04am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Neighbors object to Nestle plant in Little Chute.

Statewide

2:49pm
Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin. Issues first Ally awards.
9:29am
Wisconsin Economic Development Association. Names Welsh legislative affairs director.
8:57am
Douglas County Administrator Lisak. To host "Turnout for Transportation" meeting on September 29, 2016.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Welcomes Brady Carlson as new statewide All Things Considered host.
4:24am
Gov. Walker. Issues statement on the passing of Terry Kohler.

4:17am
WISN. Wisconsin tree selected for White House Christmas display.
4:10am
Chippewa Herald. Terry Kohler, prominent Wisconsin businessman and GOP politician, dies at 82.

Courts

3:15pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Blasts Attorney General Brad Schimel for opposing fair overtime protections.
11:50am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Attorny General moves to block pay raise for Wisconsin workers.
4:28am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Three Unnamed Petitioners v. Peterson - order. Redacted - Special Prosecutor's Response to Movant.

4:12am
WTMJ. Judge blocks district from barring transgender student from using restroom of his choice.

Education

12:36pm
UW-Stout. University sets enrollment record for third year in a row.
12:25pm
UW-Madison. Artist mixes traditional and contemporary; decorative and political.
10:50am
UW-Madison. Stem cell 'heart patch' moves closer to clinic.

4:08am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. College rally cry: Financial know how.

Local

12:23pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Hector Colon kept suicide attempts and desperate efforts to avoid racially abusive guards hidden from supervisors.
11:53am
MCTS. This Saturday is Take Your Kid on the Bus Day.
11:36am
City of Madison. Flu vaccines are now available.
11:36am
Waukesha County Department of Emergency Preparedness. Waukesha County families encouraged to create emergency kits for seniors, pets, and special needs.
4:22am
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Bronzeville Week celebration set for August 5-12, 2017.

11:18am
Janesville Gazette. Flooding, mudslides impacting travel in western Wisconsin.
4:19am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Dunn County dairy farm expansion opposed at hearing.
4:11am
Fox 11. Kewaunee County votes to add half-percent sales tax.
4:11am
WBAY. Green Bay alderman calls for discussion to remove Mayor Schmitt.
4:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison City Council rejects Mayor Paul Soglin's plan to limit time people can sleep on sidewalks.
4:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Colon reappointment gains support.
4:04am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. County, municipalities spar over tax bills.

Congress

3:47pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on investigations into Madison and Milwaukee Social Security offices.
3:46pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Passes bill to provide tax relief for deceased and disabled student's loans.
1:00pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on congressional hearing with Mylan CEO on EpiPen price hike.
12:24pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson requests information from DHS on immigrant border surge at southwest borger.
11:22am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. In reponse to flooding in northern Wisconsin, urges USDA to make disaster assistance available to Wisconsin farmers.
9:00am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Pushes for economic growth in Wisconsin with Small Business Innovation Act.
8:55am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson calls on FDA commissioner to testify at hearing Thursday on patients' right to try law.
4:37am
U.S. Rep. Duffy. Urges Agriculture Secretary to act on Gov. Walker's request.
4:34am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.

11:08am
Daily Signal. Sen. Ted Cruz, Rep. Sean Duffy: Obama should not put free speech on Internet at risk by giving up U.S. oversight.
4:13am
Cap Times. Tammy Baldwin urges Senate to fill 7th Circuit judicial vacancy.

Federal Agencies

4:33am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Files complaint with IRS against Wisconsin Club for Growth. Complaint Form. Complaint Summary.

4:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Another group files IRS complaint against Wisconsin Club for Growth.

Politics

4:16pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. "Gear Up to Vote" tour reaching potential voters around the state.
2:10pm
Wimberger for 30th Senate. Endorsed by Wisconsin Right to Life.
1:23pm
Marquette University. New Law School Poll finds tight presidential race, Feingold with edge in Wisconsin.
11:57am
Assembly Democrats. Does Ed Brooks have corruption remorse?
11:52am
Assembly Democrats. Does Keith Ripp have corruption remorse?
11:37am
Assembly Democrats. Does Todd Novak have corruption remorse?
10:52am
Center for Media and Democracy. Leaked documents show court's dismissal of the John Doe investigation was based on a false premise.
10:00am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Launches TV ad on Joseph Project helping to break cycles of poverty.
9:51am
RPW. Feingold Foundation facts: Feingold's career entirely taxpayer-funded.
8:54am
Nelson for 8th Congressional. Releases new TV ad - "Controlled."
4:25am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Ron Johnson says we must defeat ISIS, "the greatest destabilizing force today in the world."
4:23am
One Wisconsin Institute. Lauds early voting start as result of historic lawsuit.
4:20am
Solen for 1st Congress. Millennials had great intentions with sit-in at Paul Ryan's office.

2:39pm
Cap Times. Russ Feingold leads Ron Johnson by six points in new Marquette Poll.
2:06pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ballots sent without candidate's name.
1:45pm
NBC 15. Walker approval rating below Obama, Ryan in Wisconsin.
1:28pm
WQOW. Mary Hoeft holds listening session for voters in Chippewa Falls.
1:15pm
Politico. Poll: Clinton, Trump running tight in Wisconsin.
11:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ziegler socks away $200,000 for court run.
9:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson ad features Joseph Project.
4:15am
La Crosse Tribune. Russ Feingold: Edward Snowden shouldn't be pardoned.
4:14am
WEAU. Johnson: Obama "neglected" talk on ISIS; agrees on global economy.
4:07am
Daily Reporter. Presidential candidates call for spending big on infrastructure.

Tuesday September 20, 2016

Governor

4:43am
Gov. Walker. Seeks federal aid for northern Wisconsin farmers affected by floods.

4:19am
Duluth News Tribune. Walker seeks federal aid for Northwestern Wisconsin farmers.

Budget

4:24am
Minnesota Daily. Slashed budgets push University of Wisconsin faculty to Minnesota.
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Sen. Duey Stroebel shoots back at Republicans criticizing Walker's transportation budget.
4:22am
WSAW. UW Colleges, UW-Extension chancellor talks impact of budget cuts, college affordability.

Legislative

2:12pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Suicide impacts our entire community.
11:50am
Sen. Erpenbach. Action needed now for King residents. Budget Request.

1:34pm
Sen. Marklein. Public Service Announcement: Headlights during limited visibility enforced October 1, 2016.
11:51am
Fox 11. Democrats want legislative session on veterans home upgrades.
4:33am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: For terminally ill, the right to try.
4:17am
WQOW. Handheld devices illegal in WI work zones starting Oct. 1.

State Agencies

3:45pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $10.1 million in state trust fund loans approved.
3:36pm
DSPS. (Updated) Wisconsin Controlled Substances Board schedules dangerous drugs.
1:35pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Controlled Substances Board heeds Kleefisch's call to ban synthetic heroin.
12:12pm
DSPS. Wisconsin Controlled Substances Board schedules dangerous drugs.
12:10pm
WEDC. Middle East trade venture provides opportunities for Wisconsin companies.
9:32am
DOA. Announces new State Budget Director.
9:29am
DHS. Announces new Medicaid Director, Administrator of Division of Health Care Access and Accountability (DHCAA).

1:26pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Under plan, free IDs would be for voting only.
11:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. State announces new budget director.
10:56am
Cap Times. Federal report found 'substandard quality of care' at King veterans home, veterans agency appealing citation.

Economy/Business

4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin remains second in U.S. for number of organic farms.
4:16am
WKBT. CenturyLink notifies employees of staff reductions.
4:12am
WBAY. Brillion Iron Works to start layoffs November 11.

Statewide

4:50am
Wisconsin Women in Government. Announces 2016 Board of Directors and leadership team.

8:07am
Reuters. U.S. motorists wasted billions on premium gasoline last year: AAA.
4:18am
Wisconsin Dells Events. A burning question: Should Wisconsin legalize marijuana?

Courts

1:03pm
AG Schimel. Joins bipartisan coalition of states challenging new U.S. Department of Labor overtime rule.

2:14pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin joins 20 states to challenge federal overtime rule.
4:15am
WISC. Transgender student's suit against school district advances. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

3:49pm
UW-Stout. Honor society receives national recognition for service project.
3:41pm
Marquette University. 'On the Issues' to explore legacy of journalist James Foley
1:06pm
DPI. Hearing scheduled Oct. 17 on rules for robotics competition grants.
1:06pm
DPI. Rules hearing scheduled Oct. 5 on licensure changes.
11:52am
UW-Madison. Engine software from UW spinoff being used around the world.
11:46am
Freedom from Religion Foundation. Halts the sermonizing of a Wisconsin community college instructor.
10:02am
Marquette University. Police department reports significant drop in crime during first full year.
9:34am
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Corn growers pleased with weed specialist hiring.

Local

9:46am
Various Legislators. Letter urging support for confirmation of Hector Colon as Director of Milwaukee DHHS.

4:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County to partner with UW-Madison to study effects of voter ID on election.
4:17am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Milwaukee's fiscal condition improves, but still "broken."
4:14am
CBS 58. Black, blue, all lives matter: Community conversation hopes to spark change in Milwaukee.

Congress

3:39pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Reed. Seek to strengthen U.S. workforce through enhanced adult eduation offerings.
2:16pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson requests information from DHS on terror suspects.
12:13pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Gardner request investigation following reports of "wait lists" at Colorado VA facilities.
11:55am
One Wisconsin Institute. U.S. Senate Republican delays in confirming judges deny justice.
10:59am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Honors family agriculture champions.

Politics

1:02pm
Odeen for 10th Senate. Sen. Harsdorf fails to explain involvement in pay-to-play scheme.
12:54pm
NFIB. Small business endorses Mike Gallagher for Congress.
11:00am
RPW. With less than 50 days to go, Wisconsin Republicans have the momentum.
10:34am
RPW. Launches new website: FeingoldFoundation.com.
10:33am
State Senate Democratic Committee. Video shows secret backroom meeting between Olsen and Harsdorf prior to lead paint vote.
10:31am
Feyen for 18th Senate. Receives Volunteers for Agriculture endorsement.
10:21am
Van Stippen for 12th Senate. "Toxic Tom" Tiffany caught "lead-handed."
8:41am
Ziegler for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Lays groundwork for 2017 campaign.
4:38am
DPW. What Wisconsin is saying about Republican's illegal pay-to-play operation.
4:38am
DPW. The New York Times: An email trail leads to Governor Walker.
4:37am
DPW. Wisconsin Democrats join Speaker Paul Ryan's call for Donald Trump to release his tax returns.
4:37am
DPW. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke following Donald Trump model of withholding financial records.
4:36am
Ferriter for 42nd Assembly. Republicans continues to fail Wisconsin drivers, businesses.
4:34am
Solen for 1st Congress. On Paul Ryan's military experience.

2:12pm
Waupaca County News. Smith accuses GOP of pay-to-play politics.
11:58am
Janesville Gazette. Supreme Court justice announces re-election committee.
8:24am
Washington Post. An inside look at how politicians beg for big checks.
4:21am
Sheboygan Press. Senate candidates campaign in Sheboygan.
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Voter registration forms sent to state in error.
4:20am
WEAU. Early in-person voting underway in Wisconsin.
4:13am
WJFW. Hoeft, Duffy continue to exchange words over debate schedule.

Monday September 19, 2016

Governor

1:11pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights importance of Wisconsin's small businesses at sixth annual Governor's Small Business Summit.
10:47am
Gov. Walker. Announces expansion of Fab Labs Program.

Budget

4:10pm
Rep. Wachs. Statement on Governor Walker's Medicaid budget.
12:19pm
Rep. Ripp. Response to WisDOT 2017-19 budget request.
8:34am
Sen. Carpenter. Denounces proposed 5% cut for Wisconsin veterans services.

5:14am
WAOW. Wisconsin DNR move could cost millions.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker: Transportation budget strengthens state's infrastructure.
4:52am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Skip fluff spending, concentrate on what's needed.
4:33am
Chippewa Herald. Editorial: Time to patch the potholes: Roads require long-term solution.
4:31am
NBC 15. DNR wants to shift workers to oversee farms.
4:25am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Thanks for 39/90. But what's next?
4:24am
Cap Times. A quick look at 2017-19 budget requests from Wisconsin state agencies.
4:19am
Beloit Daily News. Funding for 39/90 in budget.
4:19am
WXOW. Doyle weighs in on political battle over transportation funding.

Legislative

1:43pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Column: Wisconsin needs voter ID.
12:18pm
Reps. Barca, Shankland, Zamarripa. Letter to Wisconsin Municipal Clerks Association regarding early voting. 
11:44am
Rep. Steffen. Receives Brown County Legislative Leadership Award.
11:03am
Wisconsin Grocers Association. Senator Tiffany to receive "Friend of Grocers" award.

4:23am
New York Times. Some Republicans acknowledge leveraging voter ID laws for political gain.

State Agencies

3:06pm
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. State policymakers must consider full risk of self-funding and safeguard Wisconsin's competitive health insurance market.
2:45pm
DATCP. Wisconsin State Veterinarian issues special order to control canine brucellosis.
2:15pm
WI Homeland Security Council. State and business working together to fight cyber threats.
2:00pm
ETF. 2017 heath insurance premium rates.
1:42pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. What voters should know about registration and absentee ballot mailings.
4:59am
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. National expert says health insurance competition matters, other states should adopt Wisconsin model.

11:47am
Fox 11. DNR plans deer predator study.
4:32am
Chippewa Herald. AG considers leak investigation.
4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Attorney general finishes Milwaukee Police shooting probe.

Economy/Business

4:28am
WBAY. Future USS Wichita launched amid concerns over LCS program.

Environment/Outdoors

2:05pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Data shows Wisconsin summer fourth wettest on record.

Statewide

2:12pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson statement on terror attacks in Minnesota, New York and New Jersey.
10:55am
WMC. Brats, bikes and boats? What's the coolest thing made.
10:50am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Children to receive $50,000 in donated care for Give Kids a Smile and Head Start Dental Day.
9:32am
WRA. August 2016 home sales report.
7:50am
Arts Wisconsin. Presents 2016 Arts in the Community Awards.
7:49am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Jefferson County to host 2019 Farm Technology Days.

3:23pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Summer home sales in Wisconsin end strong.
4:51am
USA Today. Experts say NYC attack was terrorism.
4:48am
Reuters. U.S. officials eye links between weekend bombings.
4:48am
La Crosse Tribune. FBI investigates Minnesota stabbings as possible terror act.

Education

3:07pm
UW-Madison. New study examines where and how climate change is altering species.
1:48pm
UW-Platteville. Forum to explore railroad in Daumier's print work.
10:54am
UW-Madison. UniverCity Alliance helps Wisconsin communities innovate, grow.
10:52am
UW-Stout. Ceremony Sept. 22 to feature renovated, historic Harvey Hall.

1:45pm
Badger Herald. UW System could see a pay-per-credit tuition approach in future summer sessions.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Milwaukee expects decline in enrollment, tuition dollars.
4:26am
Daily Cardinal. Amazon deal raises red flags for campus shared governance, student spaces.
4:21am
WEAU. New website connects Wisconsin employers to UW students.

Local

3:04pm
Bublr Bikes. Expands outside of Milwaukee for first time, adding 7 new stations and 75 bikes over weekend in Wauwatosa.
10:51am
NAIOP, NEWaukee. Present 2016 Storefronts Conference.
10:48am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 10 arrests.
7:58am
Public Policy Forum. Milwaukee's fiscal condition improved, but still highly challenged.

5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee needs more revenue tools, report says.
4:57am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Critics: Wind farm shutdown eased health issues.
4:46am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Trades unions reach agreements on two Milwaukee Bucks arena-district projects.

Congress

1:41pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson applauds FDA decision to approve Eteplirsen to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
11:45am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson requests information from DHS on immigrants granted citizenship despite being deemed ineligible for entry.
5:01am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And senators: We must do more to provide debt relief & support to students, veterans suffering from wide-ranging impacts of ITT Tech closure.

4:37am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Sensenbrenner bill aims to exempt farms from 'death tax.'
4:36am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Tomah VA officials brief Johnson staff on vet's care.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson holds Obama Care hearing, calls for allowing subsidies outside of marketplace.

Politics

3:08pm
One Wisconsin Now. Harsdorf, Olsen and Tiffany go the extra mile for big corporate donors, and themselves.
2:44pm
Johnson for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Leading small business group recognizes Ron's record on good Wisconsin jobs.
1:39pm
Michalsen for 34th Assembly. Representative Swearingen's inaction on rural roads.
11:01am
Assembly Democrats. Rep. Keith Ripp has failed as Chair of Transportation Committee.
10:58am
Assembly Democrats. Bernier co-sponsored bill making it easier to cover up political corruption.
10:57am
Assembly Democrats. Mary Czaja: Champion of covering up corruption.
8:33am
Reform America Fund. Releases new ad campaign.
5:03am
Solen for 1st Congress. An open letter to Paul Ryan.
5:02am
Nelson for 8th Congressional. Mike Gallagher continues to mislead on Social Security position.

2:10pm
River Falls Journal. Harsdorf campaign dismisses pay-for-play allegations as 'outrageous.'
11:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin super PAC airs ad hitting Hillary Clinton for health problems.
4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Nelson and Gallagher tangle on taxes, deficits.
4:47am
Daily Cardinal. Talk radio host and lifelong educator vie for Assembly seat in Wausau.
4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Large pool of voters resistant to Trump, Clinton.
4:36am
New York Times. Editorial: An email trail leads to Gov. Walker. 
4:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Don't let fat cats hide their campaign donations. Cap Times.
4:31am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Senate candidates clash over immigration policy.
4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Leaked records provide glimpse inside Scott Walker's political operation.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Public should know who is trying to influence government.
4:21am
Fox 11. Sen. Johnson takes no stance on TPP, says Feingold made 'knee-jerk reaction.'
4:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. John Doe special prosecutor wasn't aware of lead legislation.

Friday September 16, 2016

Governor

4:26pm
WDVA. POW-MIA Recognition Day. Proclamation.
3:08pm
Gov. Walker. Transportation funding fact sheet II.
12:09pm
Gov. Walker. Joins Bunker Labs in announcing The Muster-Madison.
9:40am
Gov. Walker. Encourages nominations for the second annual Wisconsin Job Honor Awards.
5:15am
Gov. Walker. Requests U.S. Small Business Administration damage assessments in Buffalo County.

Budget

4:57pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Corrections budget request for Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake.
2:20pm
UW-System. Solutions for student debt: A call to action. Georgetown Excerpt.
10:21am
Wisconsin Towns Association. Statement on WisDOT budget.
10:20am
Rep. Murphy. Praises focus on Hwy 441 project.
9:13am
Rep. Sanfelippo. I-94 East/West project critical to state transportation needs.
8:11am
Survival Coalition. Says education budget on right track to address inequities for students with disabilities.
5:18am
Shrader for 50th Assembly. Statement on Governor Walker's transportation budget.

2:25pm
NBC 15. DNR wants to cut 9.5 positions.
2:24pm
WISC. DPI asks to boost teacher grants.
2:22pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Justice Department budget request focuses on officer training, internet crimes against children.
10:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Corrections seeking money for troubled youth prison.
9:24am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. State health officials want $425m more for Medicaid.
5:12am
Fond du Lac Reporter. State 23 expansion delayed; interim work begins.
4:56am
WJFW. Gov. Walker: State transportation proposal focuses on maintenance, safety.
4:55am
WAOW. What the transportation budget could mean for the wheel tax.
4:45am
Chippewa Herald. Governor unveils state transportation plan at Lake Wissota.
4:43am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Republican lawmakers bash Walker roads plan.
4:42am
WUWM. Critics decry Gov. Walker plan to delay Zoo Interchange and other highway projects.
4:41am
Badger Herald. Chancellor Blank asks state to reinvest in higher education.
4:36am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker talks up disputed roads budget plan.
4:35am
Janesville Gazette. Walker: I-90/39 is state's 'gateway.'

Legislative

3:57pm
Rep. Goyke. Commemorates POW/MIA Recognition Day 2016.
3:12pm
AFP-WI. Praises Speaker Vos's call for a full prevailing wage repeal.
3:10pm
Milwaukee Aderman Murphy. Leaked documents show waste of millions just to stir GOP voters.
12:12pm
Assembly Democrats. Call for immediate hearing to investigate corruption claims.
10:53am
Rep. Wachs. And colleagues call for Judiciary Committee investigation.
10:06am
Rep. Spreitzer. Why buy elections? Why purchase judges? Because Scott Walker asked.
8:10am
WCIA. Awards Sen. Devin LeMahieu "Friend of International Adoption."
5:21am
Sen. Hansen. Statement on news reports of the naming of the USS Marinette.

11:02am
Janesville Gazette. Assembly Democrats demand hearings on Walker documents.
5:13am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Great Lakes wolves spill blood, stir fear.
5:12am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Summit-goers pray to make wolves prey again.

State Agencies

2:21pm
AG Schimel. Sends Milwaukee Police officer involved death investigation report to Milwaukee County DA for charging decision.
1:00pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Sept. 19-25.
10:01am
DATCP. Grand-View BBBK Dreamer selected as 2016 Cow of the Year.
9:39am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, Sept. 19-23.
5:20am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

Economy/Business

10:41am
NFIB Wisconsin. Health insurance, regulations, and federal taxes listed as top three concerns for small business owners.

5:43am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin lost 6,200 private sector jobs in August.
4:44am
WBAY. Marinette Marine to build USS Marinette.

Statewide

3:14pm
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. Community-based health plans elect association leadership for 2016-2017.
12:09pm
Cornucopia Institute. Another Farm Aid misstep: Partnering with corporate agribusiness while purporting to support family farmers.
8:13am
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Disproportionate health risks among Latinos.

5:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. State gains don't bridge race gap; income still reeling from '08 crash.
4:38am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin income, poverty measures move in right direction.

Education

5:01pm
UW-Rock County. Sixth annual collage concert announced.
4:28pm
UW-Platteville. Corn maze honors sesquicentennial.
3:45pm
MPS. Announces community sessions about new dual langauge Montessori school.
3:35pm
UW-Stout. Lambeau-style leap.
11:23am
UW-System. New website connects Wisconsin employers to UW student talent.
11:22am
UW-Madison. New graduate study room to open in Memorial Library.
11:21am
UW-River Falls. Gillen receives Wurtz Award for teaching excellence.
9:15am
MPS. Partners with four nationally recognized artists through White House arts initiative.

Local

4:27pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
1:41pm
IBEW Local 494. Praise Project Labor Agreement covering Bucks projects.
1:00pm
Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council. Announces signing of PLAs with Findorff and JP Cullen.
12:11pm
Madison Magazine. Announces Best Places to Work winners.
10:56am
SOPHIA. Invites all citizens of Waukesha County: To learn how criminal justice reform in Wisconsin can save money AND make our communities safer.
9:14am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Madison maintains Moody's superior bond rating.
5:22am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. West Nile Virus confirmed in Waukesha County birds.
5:19am
Milwaukee Riverkeeper. Milwaukee County supervisors avoid opportunity to remove Estabrook Dam.

5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Amid unprecedented overdoses, medical examiner's son among dead.
5:10am
Chippewa Herald. Dane County Latino leaders issue call to action.
4:38am
Reuters. Black Wisconsin inmate's death by dehydration ruled a homicide.

Congress

3:34pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. In reponse to letter from Baldwin and others, U.S. Army updates regulations covering soldiers discharged for misconduct while suffering from PTSD & TBI.
12:13pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Senators urge administration to address trafficking of synthetic drugs and illicit goods through mail service.
11:39am
One Wisconsin Institute. Six month anniversary of Judge Merrick Garland's appointment to fill U.S. Supreme Court vacancy.
10:40am
NFIB Wisconsin. Members of Congress from Wisconsin named Guardians of Small Business.
10:19am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Members journey to Washington, D.C.

5:42am
Bloomberg. Ryan tames conservative House Republicans who tormented Boehner.
4:53am
WQOW. Sen. Baldwin proposes bill demanding drug company transparency.

Federal Agencies

5:41am
WISC. Inspector general criticizes VA for SSN data breach in Wisconsin.

Politics

10:03am
One Wisconsin Now. Actions speak louder than words as Sen. Sheila Harsdorf silent on vote to give legal immunity to $750,000 donor to group boosting her 2011 election bid.
5:16am
Solen for 1st Congress. Healthcare is a right for all, Paul Ryan promoting a flawed "better way."

5:13am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Gallagher, Nelson trade Social Security attacks.
5:11am
Beloit Daily News. Prestia endorses Loudenbeck.
4:54am
WBAY. 8th District candidates disagree on Social Security solution.
4:54am
WEAU. Free identification cards for voting available at DMV.
4:37am
Cap Times. Leaked John Doe docs show concern from national Club for Growth about Wisconsin chapter.
4:36am
Sheboygan Press. Feingold: No concern over time with State Dept.

Thursday September 15, 2016

Budget

4:01pm
Sen. Wirch. Slams Walker's continued delays on I-94 expansion.
3:21pm
Sen. Stroebel. Governor Walker shows leadership on transportation.
3:10pm
Wisconsin Counties Association, League of Wisconsin Municipalities, Wisconsin County Highway Association. Joint statement on WisDOT budget request.
2:37pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Blasts Gov. Walker for again delaying Verona Road project.
1:22pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on Gov. Walker's Dept. of Transportation budget proposal.
1:20pm
Sen. Nass. Governor Walker leads again - no tax increase transportation budget.
12:59pm
Speaker Vos. Assembly GOP leaders statement on DOT budget request.
12:58pm
Sen. Roth. Lauds commitment to 441 project.
12:55pm
ACEC Wisconsin. Statement on DOT's budget proposal.
12:34pm
Transportation Development Association. Statement on proposed transporation budget.
12:28pm
Rep. Kahl. Statement on transportation proposal.
12:22pm
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association. Statement on DOT's budget proposal.
11:20am
Feyen for 18th Senate. And local legislators urge Walker to restore crucial Highway 23 funding.
10:50am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on I-39/90 priority funding.
10:39am
Gov. Walker. More funding for roads and bridges with no tax or fee increases. WisDOT budget proposal summary.
10:34am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Tranportation budget provides more local funding for Wisconsin roads and bridges without tax increases.
10:33am
DOT Sec. Gottlieb. Statement on 2017-19 transportation budget.
9:54am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Governor Walker delaying I-94 N-S expansion - again.
4:43am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises responsible DOT budget request.

4:10pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Stop kicking the can down the road.
2:11pm
Sheboygan Press. Wisconsin schools chief hints at budget plans.
1:00pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers proposes millions for rural teacher salaries.
12:45pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker touts transportation plan.
12:40pm
CBS 58. Walker addresses Wisconsin DOT proposed budget.
12:16pm
Racine Journal Times. Pushback to plan delaying I-94 work.
10:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker transportation budget would delay Verona Road expansion.
4:24am
WISN. Walker's DOT budget proposal could delay Zoo Interchange project.
4:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison losing ground to competitors amid budget cuts, Rebecca Blank says.

Legislative

4:07pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Oklahoma recognizes service-connected stress disorder as mitigating factor in criminal sentencing of vets; Rep. Hesselbein praises governor, sponsor.
4:05pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Holte, Klussendorf testify at Great Lakes Wolf Summit.
3:19pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Praises same-sex parentage ruling.
3:16pm
Rep. Taylor. Is pay-for-play why Walker Administration won't change unlawful lead poisoning standards? April 6 Letter to Gov. Walker, DHS Sec. Rhoades. April 19 DHS Response. July 28 Letter to DHS Sec. Engels. August 16 DHS Response.
2:15pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Legislative Council Study on Student Data builds consensus.
12:10pm
Speaker Vos; Reps. Steineke, Nygren. Letter to AG Schimel requesting appointment of a special prosecutor.
11:18am
WMC. Sen. Bewley proposes massive tax hike on manufacturers.
10:02am
Sen. Erpenbach. Weekly Democratic radio address: "Student loan debt relief."

1:13pm
Chippewa Herald. Attorney General considering investigating leak of John Doe docs.
1:11pm
WKOW. AG Schimel looking at investigation into leaked John Doe documents.
10:51am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Keep veterans health-care funds there they belong.

State Agencies

4:03pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. DMV offers overnight delivery of free photo ID document near election.
2:12pm
DOT. Have the ID you need to vote? Check. If not, start the process for free ID to vote now.
1:51pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin's 12-month gain of 41,100 total non-farm jobs is significant; unemployment rate remains at 15-year low.
11:19am
DOT. Child Passenger Safety Week, September 18-24.
9:55am
DFI. Financial literacy, college affordability are important initiatives for DFI.

10:51am
Racine Journal Times. Corrections secretary talks Lincoln Hills, employee OT.

Economy/Business

4:37am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Partisan ideologies have failed nation.
4:34am
WJFW. Layoff to impact 50 employees in Wausau.
4:17am
USA Today. Why the U.S. economy lags: It's the politics, stupid.
4:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: U.S. government inaction is hampering economic growth.

Statewide

1:47pm
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Despite impressive gains in 2015, new census data show need for improvement.
12:32pm
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. Monominee grassroots movement to host "Remember our Ancestors" gathering.
9:57am
WPRI. Launches 'Federal Grant$tanding' project.

12:49pm
Wisconsin State Journal. WEAC is selling its headquarters.
4:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin incomes up, poverty down.

Courts

4:25am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Wisconsin same-sex couple win lawsuit over birth certificate.

Education

4:08pm
UW-Madison. How rattlesnakes got, and lost, their venom.
3:19pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on the State of Education Address.
2:26pm
DPI Supt. Evers. State of Education Address.
2:07pm
UW-River Falls. U.S. News names UW-River Falls a Best Regional University and Top Public University in the Midwest.
1:50pm
UW-Stout. New lockers result of push by head football coach, alumni.
12:43pm
DPI Supt. Evers. State of Education address foreshadows budget priorities.
12:27pm
UW-River Falls. Williams named 2016 Distinguished Teacher.
12:24pm
Marquette University. Catalysts, alkenes topics of chemistry lectures this fall.
11:17am
UW-Madison. A century on, celebrating the first Yiddish-language college course.
9:58am
UW-Madison. Advanced nano-cutter boosts emerging materials research.
4:41am
UW-Eau Claire. Knowledge is power: Xcel Energy gifts create options.
4:40am
SAEN. Federal agency confirms University of Wisconsin is target of 'open case'; watchdog group says primate escapes, deaths & injuries have launched prosecution.

1:15pm
Janesville Gazette. Schools superintendent: Stop bad-mouthing teachers.

Local

4:11pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Release related to MCMEO updated finding in Terrill Thomas in-custody death.
3:17pm
Waukesha County Department of Emergency Preparedness. Waukesha County businesses asked to develop emergency preparedness plans for National Preparedness Month.
12:53pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. County panel refuses move toward transparency.
4:45am
Milwaukee County Sup. Omokunde. Votes against reconfirmation of Hector Colon as Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.

4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New report shows more children in Milwaukee County attending higher-rated child care centers.
4:14am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Landlords consider rental inspections lawsuit.

Congress

3:58pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Named "Guardian of Small Business' by NFIB.
3:20pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Senators introduce bill to save taxpayers money on federal employee travel expenses.
2:08pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson: Obamacare is consumer fraud.
1:53pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, McCain, U.S. Rep. Schakowsky. Introduce reform requiring transparency in prescription drug price increases.
1:44pm
U.S. Rep. Ribble. LCS to be named to honor Marinette.
12:30pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces bill to save family-owned businesses from death tax increases.
12:29pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Champions water infrastructure and safe drinking water investments passed by U.S. Senate today.
11:25am
U.S. Sen. Johson. Comments on passage of Water Resources Development Act.
9:56am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month.
9:51am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson opening statement: "The State of Health Insurance Markets."
7:54am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Ron Johnson Senate hearing today will showcase sabotage of affordable health care.
4:42am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Receives award for championing small business.

7:52am
USA Today. Senators want to force drug makers to justify big price hikes.
4:22am
Fox 11. Sens. Baldwin, Johnson back 2016 Water Resources Development Act.

Federal Agencies

4:20am
USGS. Widespread plastic pollution found in Great Lakes tributaries.

Politics

3:18pm
One Wisconsin Now. Luther's law: Benefitting from $750,000 in contributions and voting for legal immunity for the donor is somehow not pay to play.
1:52pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Volunteers for Agriculture endorse Patrick Snyder for 85th Assembly.
12:52pm
One Wisconsin Now. Documents from political corruption investigation reveal Gov. Walker's allies intentionally made baseless claims of voter fraud to question election results.
11:24am
Smith for 14th Senate. Sen. Olsen: "I voted for something in the budget and somebody else got some money..."
11:16am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. What they're saying: Ron helps Green Bay family bring home adopted daughter from the Congo.
10:44am
Odeen for 10th Senate. Sen. Harsdorf dodges questions about involvement in pay-to-play scheme.
10:04am
RPW. Video: Feingold and Baldwin trust Hillary Clinton and Wisconsin can't trust them.
9:49am
State Senate Democratic Committee. Top Senate Republican won't deny pay-to-play scheme.

1:05pm
Cap Times. Scott Walker declines to acknowledge relationship with Wisconsin Club for Growth.
12:56pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker won't say whether he still raises funds for outside groups.
12:44pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker defends donations.
10:45am
Mliwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats add to Johnson ethics complaint.
10:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Walker sidesteps questions stemming from newly leaked John Doe document.
9:59am
WBAY. Walker says nothing illegal about campaign donations.
4:24am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Report links Sen. Olsen to lead paint vote.
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. In newly released emails, critics see proof of political motive for GOP voter fraud claims.
4:22am
WSAW. Johnson has no comment on Trump plan for paid leave.
4:18am
Cap Times. UW-Madison students can get voter IDs at polling places on Election Day.
4:13am
Wisconsin Watch. Latinos: Will the 'sleeping giant' awaken in time for the Nov. 8 election?

Wednesday September 14, 2016

Budget

9:29am
Sen. Carpenter. Calls for transportation budget vote separate from the general state budget.

4:42pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Walker to close $1B roads shortfall without tax hike.
4:32am
Beloit Daily News. Fitzgerald: Transportation will be legislative priority.
4:23am
WISC. Walker promises to keep road borrowing low in next budget.

Legislative

2:46pm
Sen. Bewley. Announces bill to increase local road aids. LRB-5045. Cosponsorship Memo. LFB Memo.
12:03pm
Rep. Neylon. Statement on WI Robotics League participation grant program.

7:51am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Act 10 should also apply to police, firefighters.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vos says speakers at UW campuses too liberal.

State Agencies

2:26pm
DATCP. Don't let harvest rush lead to manure runoff.
2:24pm
DOT. Seat belt use in Wisconsin is now the highest in state history.

3:01pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Van Hollen sought job help for wife.
7:52am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. DATCP halts Farm to School, Buy Local and Dairy 20x30 programs.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Youth prisoners raised abuse concerns.
4:23am
NBC 15. DOJ quietly stopped enforcing concealed carry class sizes.

Economy/Business

5:11am
Fox 11. Day afer Brillion Iron Works closure announcement: 'That's a big impact.'
4:48am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Brillion Iron Works closure rattles community.
4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Increased cropland rent could impact already struggling Wisconsin farmers.

Environment/Outdoors

4:25am
WJFW. First deer hunt after Northwoods CWD baiting, feeding ban starts Saturday.

Statewide

3:24pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Gordon Stevenson elected president of MEA Board.
1:41pm
AARP. Livingston man wins Wisconsin's top volunteer award.
11:57am
Media Trackers. Carl Sinderbrand's law firm defends polluters, frac sand mining.
11:55am
Delta Dental. Wisconsin students benefit from Delta Dental investment in Seal-A-Smile program.
4:39am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Launches mail campaign to drive pro-growth policy in next legislative session.

4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin makes gains in health coverage.
4:26am
WXOW. UPDATE: List of WI gas stations where credit card skimmers found.
4:21am
WBAY. More people receiving scam, spam calls than ever before.

Courts

10:30am
District II Court of Appeals. Certification: Oklahoma Specialty Insurance Company v. Mecum Auction, Inc.
7:55am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Schimel seeks to limit access to law enforcement records.

Education

2:48pm
UW-Platteville. Leitch researches after-school programs for children of migrant workers in China.
2:47pm
UW-Madison. Science arcade night, storytelling headline 2016 Wisconsin Science Festival.
5:11am
UW-Platteville. Pioneer Players 2016-17 season takes on the classics.

4:49am
Racine Journal Times. Data shows disparities in educational achievement.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System schools have strong showing on best colleges rankings.

Local

3:27pm
RePower Madison. MGE argues on record it is a waste of time to discuss their outreach to customers.
2:25pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Urges seven community meetings on public safety action plan.
10:29am
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Andre Lee Ellis, Rose Daitsman named winners of the 2016 Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award.
10:26am
Nakoma Golf Club. Names new GM.
4:36am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Information sought on vehicle involved in freeway shooting.

12:43pm
WBAY. 38 % of Brown County households struggle to afford basic needs, study says.
12:26pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. United Way: 42% of Wisconsin households struggle to pay bills.
4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Official: No parking meters along Lake Michigan lakefront.
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: 41% of Dane County households can't make ends meet.
4:24am
WISN. Report details pending crisis in Milwaukee transportation infrastructure.
4:21am
WFRV. Attorney: Mayor Schmitt won't resign.
4:20am
WBAY. Oshkosh council approves mandatory rental inspections.
4:17am
La Crosse Tribune. 54% of La Crosse households teeter on financial brink, United Way study says.

Congress

4:53pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Keeps USDA honest about SNAP program fraud and abuse.
3:58pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Introduces emergency, one-year legislation allowing Wisconsin to offer more health insurance options next year.
12:02pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Rail safety legislation unanimously passes committee.
8:58am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports career and technical education opportunities.
4:38am
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Senator Tammy Baldwin receives National Distinguished Advocacy Award for excellence in lifesaving cancer public policy.

4:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson named to represent U.S. at United Nations event.
4:30am
The Hill. Government funding talks stall.

Politics

4:52pm
Rep. Craig. Calls for legislative investigation of John Doe conduct and leaks.
3:59pm
Rep. Wachs. No policy in Walker's Wisconsin, only payback.
3:23pm
Wisconsin Grocers Association. Wisconsin grocers endorse Mike Gallagher in 8th Congressional District.
2:49pm
Rep. Berceau. Now we know why: Because Scott Walker asked.
2:27pm
Assembly Democrats. Respond to release of John Doe documents.
1:38pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Illegal coordination highlighted in Guardian story.
12:52pm
One Wisconsin Now. Color them corrupt: Doe document paint Republican Senators Olsen, Harsdorf as key players in payoff to major donor.
12:27pm
Shilling for 32nd Senate. Senate Republicans caught in pay-to-play scheme.
11:04am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Launches TV ad on helping Wisconsin family bring adopted child home from the Congo.
10:03am
RPW. Launches digital buy targeting Nelson on taking a pay raise.
9:18am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. What they're saying: Senator Feingold's 'legalized slush fund.'
8:57am
Harris for 18th Senate. Urges action to address student loan debt crisis.

4:56pm
Cap Times. U.S. Supreme Court could announce Wisconsin John Doe decision in October.
3:47pm
Cap Times. Republican Wisconsin senator disputes 'pay-to-play' allegation regarding lead paint vote.
10:44am
Cap Times. Guardian exposes John Doe documents; Lead paint makers donated $750,000, pushed law change.
10:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lead paint makers helped Gov. Walker.
10:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Leaked John Doe documents paint fuller picture of case against Scott Walker campaign.
8:14am
The Guardian. Leaked documents reveal secretive influence of corporate cash on politics.
7:46am
The Guardian. Because Scott Walker asked.
4:28am
Beloit Daily News. Feingold: Civility can be restored.
4:28am
Yahoo News. Down Ticket #11: Balance of Senate could hinge on Wisconsin rematch.
4:27am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate race mired in dueling ethics complaints.
4:19am
WEAU. State Senate candidates face off in forum. WKBT.
4:18am
Chippewa Herald. Democrats fear their Senate takeover chances dimming.

Tuesday September 13, 2016

Governor

4:31pm
1000 Friends of Wisconsin. Are things looking up for local roads?

Budget

2:29pm
Gov. Walker. Transportation funding fact sheet.
10:34am
WALA, Residential Services Association of Wisconsin, Leading Age Wisconsin, WHCA/WiCAL. Long-term, residential care provider associations release skilled nursing, family care funding budget requests.

Legislative

4:26pm
Sen. Ringhand. Higher Ed/Lower Debt would be a win-win for Wisconsin.
4:25pm
Sen. Lassa. Time to take action on charges of neglected veterans. 
4:23pm
Sen. Vinehout. Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service. 
2:38pm
Department of Wisconsin Veterans of Foreign Wars. Issues statement regarding King Veterans Home.
10:59am
Rep. Sargent. Wisconsin veterans deserve answers.

12:01pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Split party control of state legislatures increasingly rare.
6:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Details skimpy on Assembly GOP's laptop proposal.
4:33am
WJFW. Shoreland laws still leave people divided in the Northwoods.

State Agencies

2:13pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:38pm
DHS. Heavy rain and floods increase the risks of mosquitoes and the illnesses they transmit.
11:27am
DOT. Governor Walker announces $37 million in freight rail awards.
8:44am
DFI. Registration is open for 6th annual financial literacy summit Oct. 4 in Green Bay.

12:28pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Five card skimmers found in gas pumps in Madison, police say.
12:25pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. St. Croix County asks state to study health impacts from wind turbines.
12:10pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. Card skimmers found at Fox Valley gas stations.
6:52am
Fox 6. Consumer alert: Card skimmers found in fuel dispensers at Wisconsin stations.
4:10am
Racine Journal Times. Department of Corrections to hold town hall.

Economy/Business

2:15pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Schlifske says new Northwestern Mutual tower will attract talent.
11:58am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State, regional hiring outlook dims.
4:11am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Brillion Iron Works to be shut down.
4:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Manpower survey: U.S. employers are bullish.
4:07am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Northwestern Mutual won't finalize job cuts for a few more weeks: CEO.

Statewide

1:45pm
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Census Bureau data bring very good news on multiple fronts.
4:40am
Security Administrative Services. Hutchison will serve as director of operations.

4:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Farm groups fighting EPA on atrazine.
4:03am
WISC. Protesters gather at Wisconsin State Capitol.

Courts

5:00pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Gableman biased in gun ban case against Madison?
4:35am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Justice on Wheels brings Supreme Court to Bayfield County.

4:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge wants state's voter ID plan.
4:09am
Wisconsin Law Journal. Judge: State violated records law by withholding voter names. Wisconsin State Journal.

Education

2:40pm
Marquette University. Physicist on the New Horizons mission to Pluto to present annual Coyne Lecture.
1:35pm
UW-Stout. Alumni who met as students get married at student center.
12:04pm
UW-Madison. Study finds a key to nerve regeneration.
11:43am
UW-Madison. Wins two first-ever 'NSF INCLUDES' awards.
11:41am
UW-Stout. Public invited to attend second annual Stout Summit Oct. 7.
10:35am
UW-Madison. Revamped Summer Term boosts enrollment, revenue.
9:53am
UW-Stevens Point. In top ten of Midwestern public universities.
9:52am
UW-Platteville. Convocation honors faculty and staff.
9:49am
Marquette University. Charles Franklin goes "On the Issues" to present new Marquette Law School Poll.
8:42am
Team Gold. UW System President Ray Cross, lawmakers to address "Moving Wisconsin Forward: Reinvesting in the University System" forum.

12:03pm
Janesville Gazette. Evers to deliver annual State of Education speech in Capitol.
4:10am
Wausau Daily Herald. Wausau parents weigh in on transgender rules.
4:04am
La Crosse Tribune. U.S. News ranks UW-La Crosse highest in system.

Local

11:42am
RENEW Wisconsin. Announces Fond du Lac area bicycle tour of renewable energy projects.
8:49am
Public Policy Forum. Local transportation infrastructure needs grow as funding capacity shrinks.

12:10pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Attorneys: Rental inspections unconstitutional.
4:08am
Chippewa Herald. Wheel tax picks up support, will continue.

Congress

4:22pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Nominated to 71st U.N. General Assembly.
1:00pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Committee holds back-to-back hearings on Clinton emails.
11:56am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls for passage of his legislation to help with VA medical staffing shortages.
8:43am
Survival Coalition. Federal investigators look into how private school vouchers are impacting education; Students with disabilities.
4:38am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Delivers tribute to Staff Sgt. Thompson on Senate floor.

4:06am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Tomah VA vows to address Johnson concerns about vet suicide.

Politics

2:12pm
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Independent campaign finance expert on Feingold's Progressives United: A "legalized slush fund" that built toward "future senate run."
2:00pm
Smith for 14th Senate. Backs bold plan for student loan debt relief.
1:46pm
Shrader for 50th Assembly. What is Ed Brooks hiding?
1:04pm
RPW. Feingold Founcation facts: Money for Feingold's priorities, not much for anyone else.
1:03pm
Voces de la Frontera Action. Pence again says KKK leader isn't deplorable.
1:01pm
Shilling for 32nd Senate. Secures key endorsement in Senate race.
1:00pm
One Wisconsin Now. Sen. Tom Tiffany gets his payoff for voting to send Northwoods tax dollars to private voucher schools.
9:47am
Reif for 88th Assembly. Announces support of expanded UWGB early voting.
4:41am
Bernier for 68th Assembly. Endorsed by Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation.
4:37am
Solen for 1st Congress. Paul Ryan's absences from House votes not acceptable.
4:36am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. What you need to know about early absentee voting in Wisconsin.

6:57am
Reuters. Paul Ryan's challenges will not start until after Nov. 8 election.
4:32am
WISC. VoteCastr to offer real-time results on Election Day in Wisconsin.
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee joins Madison on early voting start date.

Monday September 12, 2016

Governor

12:29pm
Gov. Walker. Attends U.S.-Japan Association Conference in St. Louis.

4:11am
Fox 11. Walker executive order allows more fuel to be delivered to Northeast Wis.

Budget

3:06pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities, Wisconsin Counties Association, Wisconsin Towns Association. Local government leaders announce historic statewide event.

10:30am
Cap Times. John Nygren: Tolling continues to emerge as Wisconsin transportation funding fix idea.
10:27am
Daily Cardinal. Cross talks college affordability as biennial budget looms.
8:37am
Cap Times. Editorial: UW tuition freeze should continue for two years.
4:08am
WUWM. Transportation secretary to unveil plan to fund Wisconsin roads.

Legislative

12:26pm
Sen. Darling. Why won't Milwaukee's leaders stand up for kids?

9:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers' laptop proposal could be national trailblazer, but comes with complications.
9:35am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Ideological balance needed on UW campuses.
8:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers want answers on millions transferred from veterans home.
5:15am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Editorial: UW speakers should offer diverse views.
4:45am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Lawmaker wants to seize cars in repeat OWIs.
4:33am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Views differ on computer aid to school districts.
4:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Summit seeks state control of wolves.
4:10am
WFRV. Senator Hansen, correctional officers call for change after attacks on prison staff.
4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State GOP agenda reveals common ground on criminal justice reform.

State Agencies

10:28am
WEDC. Launches grant program to advance entrepreneurship statewide.

11:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lincoln Hills psych program was in disarray.
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Payments by state malpractice fund dropping.
4:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. Corrections officials stick with destroying training videos.
4:13am
Cap Times. Wisconsin veteran service organizations respond to allegations, calls for investigation at King.

Economy/Business

9:23am
Milwaukee 7. Kicks off small business growth and expansion competition.

4:34am
Duluth News Tribune. Enbridge says it expects no effect on local operations from major merger.

Environment/Outdoors

11:19am
NBC 15. Group to monitor Wisconsin bear hunters in light of new law.
4:45am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Study: CWD causes 10% decline in deer.

Statewide

11:14am
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Wisconsin ag groups urge farmers to fight EPA on atrazine ban.
4:52am
Gov. Walker. Releases statement honoring victims of September 11 terror attacks. Executive Order #213.
4:50am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Commemorates the 15th anniversary of 9/11.
4:48am
Rep. Goyke. Commemorates Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 2016.

4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 15 years later, the 9/11 memories still linger.

Courts

1:42pm
One Wisconsin Now. Globe University supporter Sen. Ron Johnson 'has some explaining to do' after court fraud ruling.
9:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Judge VanDeHey appointed chief judge of the Seventh Judicial Administrative District.

4:06pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State agency violates records law.
4:17am
USA Today. Wisconsin appeals overturning of conviction in 'Making a Murderer' case.

Education

4:08pm
UW-Madison. GE visits campus to honor student contest winner, talk innovation.
4:04pm
Marquette University. White House regulatory affairs administrator Shelanski to present Law School's Boden Lecture.
1:44pm
UW-River Falls. Successful Safe Ride Home Program expanded with support from City Council.
1:42pm
UW-Madison. On Wisconsin magazine hosts chat with experts on election 2016.
11:16am
UW-River Falls. To offer Entrepreneurial Training Program.
9:26am
UW-River Falls. Seeks innovative ways to engage with local businesses.
9:25am
Marquette University. Professor, author Cramer goes "On the Issues" to discuss resentment among rural Wisconsin voters.
9:21am
UW-River Falls. Homecoming and Family Weekend celebrations set for Sept. 23-25.

9:36am
Badger Herald. State debt specialist looks to provide students with resources to make college affordable.

Local

12:36pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Baby injured in I-43 shooting during road rage incident.
12:24pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputies arrest 6 in weekend Operation Drive Sober initiative.
12:18pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Czarnecki. Offers free passport photos.

4:30am
Cap Times. Dane County board approves $15 minimum wage plan.

Congress

4:07pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Announces application deadline for U.S. Service Academy nominations.
3:03pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. New report reviews rapidly expanding school voucher programs in Wisconsin and nationally.
2:01pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Calls on Department of Education to ensure proper oversight of taxpayer-funded voucher schools following GAO report.

4:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Sen. Ron Johnson seeks answers from VA in veteran's death.

Politics

12:28pm
Nelson for 8th Congressional. AUDIO: Mike Gallagher details his plan to dismantle Social Security.
12:17pm
Lutheran Office for Public Policy in WI. Public candidate forum for State Senate set for Sept. 22 at 6:30 pm at All Saints Lutheran Church in Oshkosh.
11:26am
League of Conservation Voters. Announces expansion of GreenRoots program.
11:26am
Assembly Democrats. Rep. Bernier continues anti-education tirades.
10:33am
Michalsen for 34th Assembly. Representative Swearingen leaves rural school behind.
9:31am
Redmond for 21st Assembly. Rep. Rodriguez's plan fails to make meaningful recommendations for urban schools.
9:27am
RPW. Launches digital campaign: Feingold Foundation.
9:07am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. The problem w/Russ Feingold's "Jobs and Wages" tour.
5:14am
Nelson for 8th Congressional. Attack ad from Mike Gallagher distorts the facts.

12:34pm
WKOW. Clinton campaign claims 85,000 Wisconsin students would pay no tuition under her college plan.
9:33am
WISN. Baldwin: Trump 'temperamentally unfit' to be president.
8:39am
The Hill. Wisconsin Dems request ethics probe of Johnson.
4:46am
Wisconsin Watch. Voter ID states, including Wisconsin, have no voter impersonation problem.
4:34am
Chippewa Herald. Pneumonia diagnosis fuels questions about Clinton's health.
4:32am
Cap Times. Q&A: Jimmy Anderson aims to be a progressive voice for 47th Assembly District.
4:16am
La Crosse Tribune. In a Wisconsin bellwether, voters aren't happy with either presidential candidate.
4:14am
La Crosse Tribune. Feingold: Wisconsin dairy farmers most innovative in the world.
4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans seek out documents they say would boost claim Russ Feingold broke the law.
4:09am
Fox 11. Beyond the podium: 8th District candidates.
4:09am
McClatchyDC. Free trade takes front stage n Feingold, Johnson race.

Friday September 9, 2016

Governor

10:46am
DOT. Governor Walker authorizes additional measures to prevent potential gas and diesel shortages.
5:00am
Gov. Walker. Issues Executive Order suspending certain regulations for petroleum transportation.

5:24am
WBAY. Gov. Walker extends executive order meant to help bring more fuel to Green Bay.

Legislative

12:17pm
Sen. Taylor. Milwaukee radio host Eric Von dies Thursday.
11:22am
Rep. Johnson. Statement on the passing of Eric Von.
9:03am
Sen. Risser, Rep. Hesselbein. Welcomes GOP support for "Right to Try."

1:35pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican lawmakers to introduce right-to-try legislation.
4:35am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Questions raised about political views of UW campus speakers.

State Agencies

12:35pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Sept. 12-18.
9:45am
Ready Wisconsin. A time to remember. A time to prepare.
8:50am
DWD. Meetings and hearings - Week of Sept. 12-16.
5:02am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
5:01am
DWD. Public comment period open on UI reform.

Economy/Business

4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: State's job climate has returned to pre-Recession levels.

Statewide

4:29am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Kellner, Selig, Culver among business leaders behind UW-Madison lobbying group.

Courts

2:56pm
AG Schimel. Files notice of appeal in Dassey v. Dittmann.
9:47am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Planned Parenthood is forcing taxpayers to foot their $1.6 million bill.

1:33pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Supreme Court hears arguments about rule banning guns on Madison buses.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Justice Sonia Sotomayor calls job on high court blessing and curse. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

3:46pm
DPI. Evers names four Wisconsin Teachers of the Year in surprise ceremonies.
2:46pm
DPI. Sun Prairie educator named Wisconsin Middle School Teacher of the Year.
11:21am
Freedom From Religion Foundation. Throws flag at UW football chaplaincy.
10:43am
DPI. Reedsburg educator named Wisconsin High School Teacher of the Year.

4:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. Training for new UW-Madison students discusses 'systemic advantages,' microaggressions.

Local

1:20pm
Milwaukee Ald. Hamilton. Eric Von: A smooth voice, a good man.
12:16pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. On the sudden passing of Eric Von.

8:47am
Cap Times. Ron Johnson-backed 'Joseph Project' employment program to start new Madison class.
4:32am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. State law may bar Schmitt from holding office.

Congress

4:37pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson calls for answers from VA secretary on veteran's death in Wausau, Wis.
2:38pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Thanks Sen. Ron Johnson for standing firm against unnecessary Planned Parenthood funding in Zika bill.
10:49am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Smith call on AG Lynch to release unclassified documents related to Hillary Clinton's private server.

1:38pm
Janesville Gazette. House conservatives serve notice to Ryan _ and Clinton.
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson calls for new Tomah VA inquiry.
4:27am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. House Republicans press administration on Iran payment.

Federal Agencies

9:44am
Libertarian National Committee. Chair comments on DEA scheduling of kratom like heroin.

Politics

2:37pm
For Wisconsin's Future. Announces pre-GOTV voter contact universe.
10:44am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. What they're saying: Senator Feingold faces more questions on his State Department email scandal.
9:46am
Smith for 14th Senate. Politicians blocking $18.5 million for King Veteran Home upgrades.
5:07am
Solen for 1st Congress. Paul Ryan has a Trump problem and it's not going away.

8:48am
Cap Times. Luther Olsen's Democratic challenger criticizes lack of King funding in Scott Walker's 2015-17 budget.
5:00am
Fox 11. UWGB students, lawmaker, political group request expanded Green Bay early voting.
4:38am
CNN. Senate Republicans lean on Ryan to keep majority.
4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson mum on Donald Trump's praise for Vladimir Putin.
4:34am
WKOW. Wisconsin GOP frustrated over delay in getting Feingold emails from State Department.
4:34am
Janesville Gazette. Feingold endorses fellow Democrat for 1st Congressional seat.
4:33am
Hudson Star Observer. Feingold makes Hudson stop on jobs tour.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP asks Feingold to release records.

Local Politics

5:04am
Binger for Racine County DA. Racine County District Attorney candidate Tricia Hanson violated federal law and endangered law enforcement funding and jobs.

5:06am
Racine Journal Times. Activist files complaints against law enforcement on Hanson's DA campaign website.

Thursday September 8, 2016

Governor

3:37pm
Gov. Walker. Announces 2017 broadband expansion grants.
11:48am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Making it easier for Wisconsin families to save.
10:45am
Gov. Walker. Presents Childhood Cancer Awareness Month proclamation at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

4:18am
WBAY. Gov. Walker attends Menasha Corporation ribbon-cutting.

Budget

4:17am
CBS 58. Gov. Walker and Assembly leaders have differing ideas on transportation.

Legislative

3:42pm
Sen. Bewley. Wisconsin GOP plan? Tax giveaways for not creating jobs? July 5 LFB Memo.
12:08pm
Reps. Barca, Shankland. Memo highlights significant reduction in general aid to rural schools under GOP leadership. LFB Memo.
10:58am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls for investigation into the Walker administration's use of federal funds at King Veterans Home. Letter to DVA Sec. McDonald.
10:44am
Sen. Larson. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: "Wisconsin Students Head Back-to-School."
9:43am
Rep. Kremer. Column: Every election has consequences.
9:42am
Rep. Danou. Statement on the passing of Rep. Danou's father.
5:10am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Looking for answers.

1:47pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Democrats say Republicans have let down rural schools.
11:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Poll shows concern over privately run drinking water systems.
8:29am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly Republicans unveil legislative agenda addressing transportation, education.
4:40am
Daily Reporter. Legislative committee studying burial site preservation.
4:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Roads, tax break top GOP agenda. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. 
4:13am
Racine Journal Times. Vos, Republicans unveil election-year agenda. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:09am
WBAY. Manitowoc vet says living at veterans home in King "felt like prison." WFRV.

State Agencies

3:47pm
DWD Sec. Allen. Workforce Development Month is a time to celebrate Wisconsin's economic successes and look toward the future.
3:38pm
Emergency Management. Storm update 09/08/16.
1:32pm
DOT. To increase safety of large trucks, Wisconsin State Patrol will join in 'Brake Safety Week' starting Sunday.
10:39am
DNR. Bobcat, fisher and otter permit drawing complete.
9:43am
Emergency Management. Storm update.
6:24am
DNR. Adveritising opportunities available in 2017-18 fishing regulations book.

1:48pm
Fox 11. Assault by inmate sends GBCI employee to hospital.
4:15am
Wisconsin Watch. Wisconsin must do more to protect residents from lead in drinking water, DNR and Milwaukee leaders agree.

Economy/Business

4:33am
Duluth News Tribune. U.S. job openings at record high; skills mismatch emerging.

Environment/Outdoors

4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wolf attacks on hunting dogs rise in Wisconsin.

Statewide

3:46pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Outsourced Wisconsin tour launched.
1:25pm
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Sheray Wallace, John Stedman, and WISDOM to be honored for "Sticking Their Necks out for Children and Families."
9:04am
AAA. More Americans driving and more miles being driven.

Courts

10:50am
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Governor Walker, Wisconsin attorney general agree to pay for overzealous pursuit of unconstitutional restrictions on safe, legal abortion.

4:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. State agrees to pay Planned Parenthood lawyers $1.6 million for fees, other costs.

Education

3:50pm
UW-Madison. Voracious Asian jumping worms strip forest floor and flood soil with nutrients.
3:45pm
DPI. D.C. Everest educator named Wisconsin Elementary Teacher of the Year.
11:48am
UW-Platteville. Larson receives $76,000 research grant.
10:49am
UW-River Falls. Professor secures third National Science Foundation grant.
10:46am
UW-River Falls. To host U of M speaker as part of Year of Brazil program.
10:38am
Marquette University. Strang, attorney featured in 'Making a Murderer,' goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
10:37am
DPI. Lake Holcombe educator named Wisconsin Special Services Teacher of the Year.
6:23am
UW-Extension. Exploring tax implications and farm succession options of an LLC - Live webinar Thurs. Sept. 22.
6:22am
UW-Extension. Grant programs and financial options for farmers and food entrepreneurs.
5:07am
AFT Local 212. ITT students left with debt, deserve relief.

1:40pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin technical colleges say they're prepared to help ITT Tech students.
4:36am
Beloit Daily News. DA takes no action on meeting violation.

Local

2:06pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. 2016 Waukesha County Executive Awards winners announced.
10:47am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. MCTS employee named to Top 40 Under 40 list.
8:54am
Public Policy Forum. Region's property tax levies rise 1.8% in 2016.

4:40am
Stevens Point Journal. Portage County may add transgender protection.
4:34am
Milwaukee Business Journal. MFD, ATF reports show damage to businesses tops $5.78M in Sherman Park fires.
4:21am
WKOW. Roads still flooded and homes still threatened by flood waters in Richland County.
4:20am
WISN. Mayville schools expected to be open Thursday after rain forced evacuations.
4:14am
WBAY. Green Bay Mayor Schmitt charged with violating Wisconsin campaign finance law.
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Property taxes in region rose 1.8% in 2016.

Congress

3:52pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces childcare assistance bill to help American families and businesses.
1:34pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson demands information from IRS Commissioner Koskinen over unwillingness to implement cybersecurity protection.
1:29pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Questions State Department officials on FOIA requests pertaining to Clinton's emails.
12:11pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And bipartisan group of senators urge Secretary Carter to update discharge policy across all military services.
11:19am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hour.
8:55am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Holds EPA accountable for failing to report the environmental impact of the RFS.

1:36pm
Reuters. U.S. House Speaker Ryan: Pacific trade deal faces defeat in Congress.
4:11am
WEAU. WI senator fights Canadian milk trade barriers.

Federal Agencies

2:05pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson statement on Milwaukee ATF storefront report by Justice Department Inspector General.

1:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Justice Department says ATF agents broke law on disabilities.

Politics

3:49pm
Nelson for 30th Assembly. Calls on Republican opponent to disavow ethically-questionable Knudson PAC.
3:44pm
Van Stippen for 12th Senate. College students struggling with mountain of student loan debt.
2:03pm
Voces de la Frontera Action. Ryan's embrace of Trump's bigotry reaffirms GOP is the party of hate.
1:33pm
Johnson for U.S. Senate. State Department stonewall: What is Senator Feingold hiding?
1:26pm
Penebaker for 5th Congress. Challenges Rep. Sensenbrenner to 5 debates.
11:47am
One Wisconsin Institute. Advocates to call for expanded early voting hours, additional early vote locations for Green Bay area voters.
11:00am
RPW. Calls on Senator Feingold to come clean, release State Department documents.
9:40am
Grothman for Congress. Pro-Life Wisconsin, Wisconsin Right to Life & Wisconsin Family Action endorse.
6:21am
Solen for 1st Congress. Donald Trump continues to demonstrate he is unfit to be president and Paul Ryan continues to endorse him. Ryan Solen wants to know why.
5:11am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Russ Feingold joins other Wisconsin congressional candidates in telling voters where he stands on democracy forum.
5:08am
Lloyd for 6th Congress. Hightower to join Lloyd in rally for family farmers and working people.

4:22am
WIZM. A Libertarian wants into Senate race between Johnson, Feingold.
4:19am
WAOW. Clinton launches 'Wisconsin Women for Hillary' group.
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Feingold begins jobs and wages tour.
4:18am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Feingold: Johnson 'insensitive' to middle class needs.
4:12am
Daily Cardinal. Johnson announces effort to Snap up college voters.
4:10am
WBAY. Rep. Ribble considers endorsing Libertarian candidate for president.

Wednesday September 7, 2016

Governor

3:03pm
Sen. LeMahieu. Applauds support for sales tax holiday.
12:57pm
Gov. Walker. Announces "Back to School" sales tax holiday.
11:19am
Wisconsinites for Consumer Freedom. For real consumer relief, ignore temporary gimmick holidays and permanently repeal the minimum markup.
10:24am
Gov. Walker. Joins Menasha Corporation leaders in announcing investment in Neenah.

1:03pm
Fox 6. "Back to School" sales tax holiday to be included in proposed Wisconsin budget.
9:09am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Grant in memory of Rhoades to aid people with dementia.
4:32am
WBAY. Governor announces technology grants for schools.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker to propose sales tax holiday.
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. New broadband contract to save state $8 million, offer faster internet to school districts.

Legislative

3:51pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Applauds Assembly Republicans Agenda.
3:01pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Releases statement on "Forward Agenda."
3:00pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on drinking water supply program for Kewaunee County.
2:28pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on Assembly Republican Agenda.
1:56pm
Speaker Vos. Assembly Republicans unveil Forward Agenda.
1:01pm
Rep. Neylon. Statement on Assembly Republicans' Forward Agenda.
1:00pm
Rep. Kitchens. PPF Water Well Program.
10:31am
Rep. Rodriguez. Thanks AT&T for donation to Oak Creek Pediatrics.

1:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans call for laptops for every student, show openness to ending UW tuition freeze.
1:07pm
Chippewa Herald. Farms to subsidize cost of safe drinking water for those with tainted wells.
4:27am
Juneau County Star-Times. Brooks chooses local company for 'coolest' award.
4:20am
WQOW. Pros and cons of Wisconsin's sex offender registry.
4:20am
WKBT. Shilling, Lassa hold opioid roundtable in Tomah.

State Agencies

3:52pm
ETF. Teachers Retirement Board: Nominations sought.
2:22pm
DOT. More than $15 million approved for Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).
1:51pm
OCI. Administrative Actions August 2016.
1:27pm
WEDC. Idle Sites Revelopment Program to provide grants for abandoned or underutilized properties.
10:25am
AG Schimel. Announces TAD grant recipients.

10:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Winston: Entrepreneurial opportunities available in Milwaukee.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee officials warn cuts will hurt infant mortality work.
4:19am
NBC 26. Sources: Prison assault at Green Bay Correctional Institution.

Economy/Business

1:24pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Wisconsin unemployment rate rebounds to pre-recession levels, but growth not equally shared.
10:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin ranks 33rd in job creation.
4:49am
Bloomberg. Fading college dream saps U.S. economy of productivity miracle.
4:48am
USA Today. Car loans now top $1 trillion as delinquency rates rise.

Statewide

3:49pm
BMO Harris Bradley Center. Lynn Sprangers named to Board.
2:00pm
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Announces veteran employment resources, launch of young professionals program.
10:41am
Alliant Energy. Flood-impacted customers can take advantage of special rebate assistance.
8:56am
Alliant Energy. Prairie du Sac public tours being offered September 23-25.

4:19am
WKBT. Doctors warn more potent opioids will make Narcan less effective.

Courts

11:21am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Court interpreter training planned for Madison.
9:02am
District III Court of Appeals. Lakewood Credit Union v. Theodore Goodrich.

4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Justices hear arguments in Schimel open records case.

Education

1:18pm
One Wisconsin Now. ITT Tech shuts its doors; Walker, Schimel & Johnson provide 'aid and comfort' to predatory for-profit colleges.

9:04am
Appleton Post Crescent. Student debt in Wisconsin among nation's worst.
4:32am
WEAU. UW-Eau Claire trying to raise 4-year graduation rate with new program.
4:17am
Milwaukee Business Journal. ITT Technical Institute abruptly closes, lays off 8,000 employees.
4:17am
Fox 6. "I'm without a school:" ITT Tech campuses shut down, including those in Milwaukee area. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Local

2:21pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Mayor: Strongly urging owners, residents to install water filters for lead.
10:30am
Waukesha County Department of Emergency Preparedness. Residents encouraged to prepare family disaster plans this month.

2:20pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Barrett urges use of water filters to remove lead.
1:05pm
WTMJ. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, face drinking water challenges.
4:24am
Wausau Daily Herald. Karger investigation to cost $43,000.
4:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mayor Paul Soglin introduces new plan on roadside panhandling at busy council meeting.
4:18am
CBS 58. Ald. Borkowski defends Common Council Public Safety Action Plan.

Congress

2:59pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Announces $500,000 in Drug-Free Communities grants for organizations in Dunn, La Crosse, Eau Claire, and Monroe Counties.
1:26pm
One Wisconsin Now. Sen. Ron Johnson shows up at work, but will he do his job?
12:59pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Portman, Ayotte introduce legislation to address overdose spike from synthetic opioids.
10:57am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Introduces bill to protect Wisconsinites from failure of Obamacare.
10:32am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Takes to Senate floor to call for unanimous consent on Schott nomination to 7th Circuit Court.

4:51am
Reuters. U.S. personnel management hack preventable, congressional probe finds.
4:22am
Chippewa Herald. Congress returns to battle over Zika, keep government open.
4:21am
Reuters. Democrats launch new push for Obama U.S. Supreme Court nominee.

Politics

1:49pm
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Launches Shapchat Ad on Senator Feingold's career as a highly paid college lecturer.
10:47am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Whiteboard returns as Ron draws contrast between his 31 years as a manufacturer and Sen. Feingold's 34 years as a career politician.
10:28am
Voces de la Frontera Action. Ron Johnson's embrace of Trump's anti-immigrant bigotry ensures they'll both lose Wisconsin.
8:55am
American Majority. To host 1,000th grassroots training event in Waukesha.

6:01am
USA Today. Ultra-red Wisconsin county struggles with Trump.

Tuesday September 6, 2016

Governor

4:52pm
Gov. Walker. Joins in honoring the legacy of former Secretary Kitty Rhoades.
3:11pm
Gov. Walker. Issues statement on the passing of Judge Rudolph Randa.
11:22am
DOA. Governor Walker announces $1.5 million available in grants for TEACH educational technology teacher training.
11:20am
DOA. Governor Walker announces $7.5 million available in grants for TEACH Information Technology Infrastructure.
10:23am
Gov. Walker. Announces new broadand contract saving $8 million annually.

2:40pm
Fox 11. Walker: Expanding rural broadband service to be a budget priority.

Budget

7:05am
WJFW. Walker, Gottlieb face tricky task on transportation budget.
4:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. With new ad campaign, UW-Madison looks to build support for budget request.
4:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Madison billboards tout homegrown talent.

Legislative

4:12pm
AMVETS Department of Wisconsin. Statement on Veterans Home at King. 
2:53pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Bill would ease the burden of student debt.
2:47pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Vows again to seek legislative accountability for veterans budget. Budget Motion #65.
2:29pm
Sen. Cowles. EPA still dragging their feet on groundbreaking water pollution program. EPA Letter to Sen. Cowles. August 19 Letter to EPA.
4:55am
Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Wisconsin. Statement on negative publicity regarding WI Veterans Home at King.

9:27am
Right Wisconsin. Speaker Robin Vos: A free speech challenge to the UW System.
4:53am
WKOW. Sen. Luther Olsen says confidence in Veterans Affairs secretary rides on fixes at King home.
4:40am
Cap Times. Olsen on veterans home: 'What kind of culture have we got going up there?'
4:13am
Cap Times. As King Veterans Home brings in money, both parties reallocate it.
4:13am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Legislature usurped key local authority.
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Advocate for Wisconsin officer-involved death law seeks national forum.

State Agencies

4:14pm
DOR. New Berlin man charged for tax fraud. Complaint.
3:07pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Why we filed an ethics complaint against Rep. Knudson.
2:41pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves nearly $14 million in state trust fund loans.
1:18pm
DVA. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
9:30am
Wisconsin Historical Society. To host African American Genealogy Workshop.

3:08pm
DNR. Weekly news.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. 4 months at Lincoln Hills: Nearly 500 incidents, 32 injuries to youth.

Economy/Business

10:21am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Wisconsin continues to lose population to migration.

9:28am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Clark Co. leads WI in milk output, Outagamie for herd average.
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Where will Wisconsin find enough workers?
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Job cuts looming at Northwestern Mutual.

Environment/Outdoors

4:41am
Marshfield News-Herald. War over water in the land of plenty.

Statewide

12:49pm
SRAP, Kewaunee Cares, Midwest Environmental Advocates, Farms not Factories. Inaugural Factory Farm Summit comes to Green Bay. CAFO Fact Sheet - Green Bay Region.
12:12pm
WMC. Voting begins for coolest thing made in Wisconsin.
11:51am
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin. Partners with Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School launching groundbreaking campaign to enforce health care rights for people with HIV in seven states.
10:48am
WMC. CEO promotes Yeutter to Vice President.
8:45am
Mental Health America of Wisconsin. Suicide Prevention Awareness Week: Sept. 5-11.
8:44am
Arts Wisconsin. Celebrate the arts and creativity in education for all students during National Arts in Educatoin Week.

4:08am
WISN. Medical College of Wisconsin notifies patients of security breach.

Courts

11:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear open records case.

Education

2:07pm
UW-Madison. New computer chip manufacturing method squeezes more onto limited wafer space.
2:06pm
Marquette University. Northwestern history professor to give inaugural talk for new Latin American Studies major and minor.
9:35am
UW-Madison. Paulos named director of Physical Sciences Laboratory.
8:47am
Herb Kohl Philanthropies. Herb Kohl surprises Wisconsin teachers by funding all classroom requests for entire state on DonorsChoose.org.

11:43am
Badger Herald. UW's new cultural competency initiatives draw skepticism.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW Flexible Option program sees 800 students, 26 graduates 2.5 years after launch.
4:14am
Janesville Gazette. UW-Whitewater set to begin new dorm design.

Local

5:00pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Announces plans for connecting Madison.
2:04pm
MCTS. Celebrate Indian Summer with MCTS.
11:53am
Operation DREAM. More low-income Milwaukee teens to receive jobs and training from $200,000 grant to Operation DREAM announced by Gov. Walker and WHEDA.
10:27am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 9 arrests.
10:26am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Abele's "asinine" comment regarding Public Safety Action Plan way off base.

7:04am
CBS 58. Milwaukee County Exec. calls council safety plan "asinine."
4:50am
Chippewa Herald. Troubled manure digester's new owner says new customers are key to future operation.
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sex offender rule change possible; overhaul unlikely.
4:21am
WIZM. State, feds moving at snail's pace to help Western Wisconsin flood victims.
4:20am
Fox 6. "We need prevention:" 12 people lost their lives this Labor Day weekend to suspected overdoses.
4:17am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Kewaunee County Board considers sales tax.

Congress

3:29pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Accepting service academy nomination applications.

4:25am
Chicago Tribune. When Congress returns this week, don't expect more than bare minimum.
4:16am
Superior Telegram. Baldwin gathers local information on opioid epidemic.
4:09am
Chippewa Herald. Baldwin says combined effort needed to fight addiction.

Politics

3:38pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Volunteers for Agriculture endorse Don Vruwink for 43rd Assembly.
1:46pm
Tiffany for 12th Senate. Support continues to grow.
11:39am
RPW. Web video: Feingold trusts Hillary Clinton.
11:23am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Launches TV ad on fixing our broken system.
9:27am
Harris for 18th Senate. Urges support for Waupun schools.
4:57am
Solen for 1st Congress. Supports unions this Labor Day but Paul Ryan flakes.
4:56am
Solen for 1st Congress. Russ Feingold endorses.

9:32am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Johnson harkens back to 2010 campaign for fall ad blitz.
8:55am
The Hill. 9 Senate seats mostly likely to flip.
7:05am
WAOW. Mary Hoeft confronts Rep. Sean Duffy as Labor Day event.
4:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Groups to push $15 minimum wage as campaign issue in Senate race.
4:44am
Wisconsin Watch. Voters in Wisconsin, other states navigate maze of new voting rules.
4:42am
Daily Reporter. Construction industry splits on support for Johnson, Feingold.
4:24am
Politico. Senate race rankings: Map expands into Indiana and North Carolina.
4:23am
Washington Post. Can Democrats ride an anti-Trump wave to retake the House and Senate?
4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson-Feingold: The long Senate race.
4:22am
Fox 11. After Labor Day, what's ahead for presidential, WI races?
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin.
4:15am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Debating 'Trump effect.'
4:15am
Cap Times. Progressive groups stress minimum wage, Social Security, environmental issues in Senate race.
4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan transfers another $250,000 to state GOP.
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Libertarians express hope for Gary Johnson presidency.
4:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson, Russ Feingold have national security know-how, but differ on intelligence, fighting ISIS.

Friday September 2, 2016

Governor

4:30am
Sheboygan Press. Walker talks tuition freeze, debt in Sheboygan.

Budget

5:00am
Chippewa Herald. State tax collections fall $85 million short of projections.
4:30am
Cap Times. Wisconsin tax collections up from last year, but lower than expected.

Legislative

2:30pm
WISCA. Senator Terry Moulton and Rep. Mike Rohrkaste receive "Legislator of the Year" award.
12:07pm
Rep. Shankland. Statement on observance of Labor Day weekend.
5:17am
Assembly Democrats. Letter to U.S. DVA regarding Veterans Home at King.

4:58am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Drivers need to be aware of new law for school bus lights.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW diversity outreach 'sinister,' says state lawmaker.
4:32am
WISC. Report details substandard care at Wisconsin Veterans Home at King.

State Agencies

12:45pm
DWD. Meetings and hearings, Sep. 5-9.
11:04am
Ready Wisconsin. Make sure everyone is ready for an emergency.
9:48am
Wisconsin Liberty Fund. Responds to baseless WDC attack.
5:27am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Files ethics complaint against Rep. Dean Knudson.
5:19am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

2:50pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs chief John Scocos fires back against King criticism.

Economy/Business

4:32pm
COWS. Releases the State of Working Wisconsin 2016 for Labor Day.
9:03am
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Payroll employment increases by 151,000 in August; unemployment rate unchanged at 4.9%.

8:57am
Reuters. U.S. nonfarm payrolls rise less than expected; wage growth moderates.
5:13am
WQOW. Digging Deeper: Pros and cons of Jackson Co. elk re-introduction.
4:58am
Duluth News Tribune. Enbridge suspends pursuit of Sandpiper oil pipeline approval.
4:57am
Milwaukee Business Journal. New Berlin company Spirit Manufacturing to close, eliminating 60 jobs.

Statewide

2:54pm
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality issues decision granting Aquila Resources, Inc. "Back 40" mine permit.
2:42pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Pay heed, Wisconsin: Don't follow in Kansas' footsteps.
2:40pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Wisconsin health system-employer partnerships make health care more accessible.
5:18am
Wisconsin Women's Network. Announces 2016-17 Policy Institute.

2:58pm
Stevens Point Journal. Wheel tax popularity grows in Wisconsin.
4:33am
Fox 11. Rise Together shares survey results of student drug use in Wisconsin.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New CDC report: Wisconsin obesity rate remains steady.

Education

2:44pm
UW-Madison. Thrive or fail: Examining forest resilience in the face of fires.
2:28pm
UW-Madison. For first time, carbon nanotube transistors outperform silicon.
9:48am
DPI. Grants to support robotics competitions now available.

5:13am
WKBT. Minority students call for campus change.
4:39am
Cap Times. Police and critics to come together at UW-Platteville conference.

Local

12:47pm
City of Sun Prairie. Local officials celebrate groundbreaking for new Jennings & Woldt Remodeling showroom on former Main Street Brownfield Site.

5:12am
WISN. Activists interrupt Common Council meeting, blast public safety plan.
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison police officers exonerated in Genele Laird arrest.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Flynn addresses 'deadliest month' in 25 years.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Soglin agrees with review of Genele Laird arrest, says use of force must be minimized.
4:25am
La Crosse Tribune. WisDOT rules out no-pave option for La Crosse transportation study.

Congress

4:34pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson on FBI release of Secretary Clinton investigation documents.
2:46pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Labor Day statement.
10:24am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson encourages Americans to be prepared for natural disasters.
10:22am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges federal investigation into restrictive Canadian trade barriers threatening Wisconsin dairy farmers and processors.

Politics

4:33pm
White for 68th Assembly. To honor working families, let's reinvest in building an economy that works for everyone.
2:32pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Ties Feingold's record to Clinton in new mail piece.
12:46pm
One Wisconsin Now. 'Hard questions' about Sen. Ron Johnson's opposition to common sense student debt reforms provoke unhinged radio rant.
5:20am
Nelson for 8th Congressional. Launches new TV ad - "Promise."

2:47pm
Cap Times. Americans for Prosperity targeting Russ Feingold for Obamacare support.
11:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans attack Feingold by connecting him to Clinton.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson draws Libertarian faithful.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson weighs in on Trump border plan.
4:36am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats praise Clinton mental health proposal.
4:36am
The Hill. Trump's rust belt hopes rise in Wisconsin.
4:35am
Janesville Gazette. Poll: Rep. Paul Ryan viewed mostly favorably across the state.
4:34am
La Crosse Tribune. Feingold calls for making internet a utility.
4:28am
Fox 11. Johnson likes Trump's immigration principles but not wall.
4:28am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Johnson: Trump immigration plan 'common sense.' 
4:26am
Fox 11. Libertarian presidential nominee Gay Johnson makes first stop in Wisconsin.

Thursday September 1, 2016

Governor

10:04am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Cabinet makes 100 stops in northwestern Wisconsin.

Legislative

12:50pm
Rep. Katsma. Appointed to Governor's Council on Financial Literacy.
10:03am
Sen. Ringhand. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: "Celebrate Labor Day."
5:06am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Who will be my teacher?

4:20am
WXPR. Legislators push for more emphasis on technical education.
4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Two Wisconsin lawmakers weigh in on possible change to use of force standards.
4:10am
Fond du Lac Reporter. State lawmakers support King home audit.

State Agencies

4:41pm
DOT. Last month was the least deadly August on Wisconsin roads since World War II.
4:40pm
Rep. Wachs. Statement on unexpected shortfall in state revenue.
3:02pm
DOR. Collections, fiscal year 2016. LFB Memo.
1:59pm
DATCP. Keep kids safe newsletter, September 2016.
1:57pm
DATCP. International experts to discuss global dairy trends at DATCP symposium during World Dairy Expo.
11:49am
Wisconsin American Legion. 'One veteran complaint is one too many': Wisconsin American Legion issues statement regarding King Veterans Home.
11:47am
DATCP. Comments close Sept. 9 on Echo use on potatoes.
11:37am
DOA. Governor Walker declares September 2016 Coastal Awareness Month.
11:20am
DOR. Milwaukee woman pleads guilty to tax fraud.
10:07am
DVA Sec. Scocos. Announces grant application period open for nonprofits that serve veterans, families.
9:49am
DOT. Innovative asphalt pavement resurfacing technique saves money, materials, and time.
9:05am
WEDC. Awards $500,000 grant for Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence in Marinette.
9:03am
DOR. Free business tax seminar on September 27 in Green Bay.

Economy/Business

1:29pm
Citizen Action of WI. Wisconsin manufacturing wages declining. 
5:10am
Midwest Food Processors Association. Wisconsin's vegetable forecast shows increase in corn, snap bean production.

4:35am
WJFW. Harley-Davidson to lay off 39 workers in Tomahawk; announcement 'devastating' for city.
4:13am
Military.com. Another LCS, 4th in a year, breaks down during Pacific transit.

Statewide

3:56pm
WMC. Rebuts faulty manufacturing wage study.
11:48am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Welcomes Enright as communications associate.
11:36am
Wisconsin Association of School Nurses. Remind parents State requires immunization records in first 30 days of school or students could be removed from classes.

4:54am
CNN. Strawberries linked to hepatitis A outbreak in 6 states.
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Rate of pediatricians refusing to treat kids of anti-vaccine parents nearly doubles.

Education

4:26pm
UW-Madison. Scientists help fly Global Hawk drone into Hermine, other hurricanes.
1:57pm
Marquette University. Lovell announces strategic executive realignment.
1:30pm
UW Madison. Chemistry method expedites path to useful molecules for medicine. 
10:49am
DPI. Evers to recognize six Friend of Education recipients.
10:48am
UW-River Falls. Revamped internships website boosts connections with local and regional businesses.
9:07am
MPS. Starts new school year.

4:34am
WAOW. Teacher shortage affecting North Central Wisconsin schools.
4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison: Efforts to improve racial climate on campus won't infringe on free speech.

Local

4:57pm
Milwaukee Alderwoman Coggs. Introduces file to generate discussion of Sylville Smith case.
4:26pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Announces reappointment of DHHS Director Hector Colon.
4:10pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi, Urban League and Latino Academy of Workforce Development. Announce pilot program to reduce employment disparities.
3:12pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement regarding police incident at East Towne Mall.
1:28pm
WI Professional Police Association. Statement on behalf of Madison officers found justified in high-profile June arrest at East Towne Mall. 
9:47am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Cuts borrowing by $1.5 million in 2017.
5:03am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Condemns MKE Police Department arrests of organizer Jarrett English and state Representative Jonathan Brostoff.

4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Mayor Barrett: 'Sympathetic' to Sherman Park residents who want peace restored.

Congress

4:09pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. State of economy and direction of the country among biggest concerns listed in the 2016 fifth district survey results.
10:05am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson releases report on opioid epidemic and the public health implications of our unsecure borders.

4:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson issues report on drugs.

Politics

3:26pm
Voces de la Frontera Action. Grandstanding aside, Trump's GOP is still the party of hate.
1:58pm
Van Stippen for 12th Senate. With funding down 11%, back to school brings concerns from local educators.
1:27pm
Johnson for U.S. Senate. What they're saying: Senator Feingold faces allegations of violating federal law.
11:35am
Van Stippen for 12th Senate. Senator Tiffany fails to protect veterans.
9:46am
Shilling for 32nd Senate. Neglect ignored, problems denied, solutions delayed.
9:07am
Odeen for 10th Senate. As our kids return to school, a reminder to support public education.
9:04am
Let America Work. Pro Ron Johnson SuperPAC releases new TV ad: "Senator Tough Guy."

10:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Outgoing GOP lawmaker launches PAC; watchdog group questions legality.
10:26am
Washington Post. Outside groups spent nearly $100 million to sway Senate races.
4:19am
Cap Times. Statewide polls differ on size of leads for Clinton, Feingold in Wisconsin.
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Libertarians target Wisconsin.
4:15am
Racine Journal Times. Poll suggests Wisconsin voters don't know Senate candidates.

 

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