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Thursday July 24, 2014 - Updated 4:21pm

Governor

2:32pm
Gov. Walker. Announces record cranberry harvest in Wisconsin.

Legislative

4:21pm
Rep. Knodl. Column: Wisconsin's bright future.
4:18pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Column: Sex offender placement battle begins.
4:17pm
Speaker Vos; Reps. Nygren, Kleefisch, Craig. State reps. to federal gov't: Wisconsinites come first. Letter to DHS Sec. Johnson.
4:03pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Legislators get briefing on technical colleges.
3:24pm
Rep. Severson. Calls on Minnesota to accept tax reciprocity offer.
2:31pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Joins West Allis neighborhoods at National Night Out  block parties.
2:10pm
Rep. Bies. Recieves numerous awards for pro-business record.
2:09pm
Sen. Wirch. Calls out Walker, WEDC for awards to companies outsourcing jobs.
1:20pm
Rep. Petryk. Statement on Wisconsin-Minnesota income tax reciprocity negotiations.
1:02pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on WI/MN tax reciprocity.
12:51pm
Sen. Harsdorf. Statement on the new Wisconsin income tax reciprocity offer.
12:37pm
Rep. Knudson. Minnesota should accept Wisconsin reciprocity offer, end impasse.
12:35pm
Sen. Petrowski. Recognized for his service to the disabled.
12:26pm
One Wisconsin Now. GOP-led committee studying technical college system ignoring issues of affordability, student debt.
11:13am
Sen. Lassa. Grant will decrease wait for job training.
11:12am
AFT-Wisconsin. Leaders urge legislators to protect WTCS local control.
10:14am
Sen. Hansen. Weekly Democratic Radio Address. Audio.
9:39am
Rep. Hintz. Calls on WEDC to stop using taxpayer dollars to send jobs overseas.
7:42am
Sierra Club. Releases 2013-14 Legislative Scorecard.

1:38pm
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Wisconsin makes Minnesota new offer on income tax reciprocity deal.
5:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers spar over whether kindergartners should be taught algebra.

State Agencies

4:19pm
DNR. Outdoor report.
3:22pm
DWD Sec. Newson. Announces $884,362 grant to train 60 workers at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College.
2:11pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch announces $910,622 grant to train close to 80 workers at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.
1:37pm
DOJ. Marathon County court sentences Jay Fischer to prison for mortgage and securities fraud.
1:10pm
DOR Sec. Chandler. Column: Put taxpayers first by restoring income tax reciprocity.
12:30pm
DPI. Sparsity aid distributions remain largely unchanged. Map.
11:23am
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch announces $419,524 grant to train dozens of workers at Blackhawk Technical College.
9:42am
DATCP. Connect with DATCP at this year's Farm Tech Days.
5:53am
DATCP. More than 190,000 acres added to ag enterprise areas.

5:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Scott Walker wrong to stop enforcing law, birth control advocates say.

Economy/Business

12:54pm
Ceres. First-of-its-kind report ranks U.S. electric utility companies' renewable energy, energy efficiency performance.
8:00am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report.

12:33pm
La Crosse Tribune. Aircraft parts company moves to Oshkosh.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trainable manufacturing candidates are matched with jobs in new program.

Statewide

2:13pm
Wisconsin Procurement Institute. Volk Field to host first National State Opportunity Showcase.
6:00am
Madison Action for Mining Alternatives. Citizens demand rejection of Penokee iron mine, effective regulation of sand mining at Wisconsin Conservation Congress meeting in Plover August 2.

Courts

8:23am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Bobby L. Tate.
7:59am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Tramell E. Starks.
7:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. John M. Curtin.
7:45am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Nicolas Subdiaz-Osorio.
7:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Carlos A. Cummings.
7:43am
District IV Court of Appeals. State v. Hershel R. Stanley.

1:58pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State Supreme Court backs police in cellphone tracking.
12:11pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Elections board can't intervene in John Doe.
5:14am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin court to decide cell tracking cases.
5:08am
Stevens Point Journal. Van Hollen: Gay marriage isn't a fundamental right.
5:02am
Racine Journal Times. Petition filed with state Supreme Court in records case.

Education

3:31pm
UW Extension. Celebrate the Wisconsin 4-H Centennial with 4-H Day at the Wisconsin State Fair.
12:10pm
UW-Madison. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut.
12:09pm
UW-Madison. Study shows role of media in sharing life events.
10:11am
UW-Stout. Students and faculty to report on watershed research.

Local

4:02pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. County Board committee approves Abele's $7K donation to pay for courthouse overtime.

5:30am
CBS 58. Mayor talks to CBS 58 about sex offender ordinance.
5:19am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Hospital payments rose less in southeastern Wisconsin: Study.
5:07am
Marshfield News Herald. Disaster declaration requested for local counties.
5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Barrett, Abele contacted about housing for unaccompanied minors.
4:59am
Racine Journal Times. Crossbow limits debated.

Congress

2:33pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces bill to address VA medical staff shortage.
12:36pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Proposed rules are a positive step, but further action needed to improve rail safety.
8:37am
U.S. Rep. Ryan. Speech text: 'Expanding Opportunity in America.'

12:45pm
Reuters. House committee votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama.
7:10am
USA Today. Paul Ryan: An opportunity to cut poverty.
5:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's congressional Republicans seek answers from VA regarding clinic waiting times.
5:01am
Reuters. Republic Paul Ryan to renew U.S. poverty debate with grant plan. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:58am
Daily Reporter. U.S. Senate agrees on $11B highway measure.

Federal Agencies

6:29am
Bloomberg. Record student-loan debt prompts Treasury push to stem defaults.

Politics

3:09pm
DPW. Walker administration says outreach to Asia a top economic priority.
2:21pm
Leibham for Congress. Refused to back down: Washington could learn a lot from Wisconsin.
1:39pm
RPW. Mary Burke chooses politics over taxpayers.
9:34am
DPW. Unemployment rate is up in most of Wisconsin.
9:33am
One Wisconsin Now. Latest poll in governor's race gives clues to Walker, GOP push to make it harder for students and young people to vote.
6:02am
Kremer for State Assembly. Welfare reform proposal.
5:57am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Which state legislative and statewide candidates support non-partisan redistricting reform?
5:52am
Richards for Attorney General. Releases major policy proposal for Department of Justice.

12:32pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vukmir blasts Burke, but says Trek good for Wisconsin.
5:27am
WKOW. How negative ads could sway the governor's race.
5:16am
La Crosse Tribune. AG candidate Richards advocates for seniors.
5:12am
Chippewa Herald. Scott Walker: Criticism of Mary Burke not a criticism of outsourcing.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Poll finds strong public support for repealing state's marriage amendment.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ozanne's campaign doesn't account for one-third of spending.

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Governor

11:17am
Gov. Walker. Requests FEMA disaster declaration.
5:28am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Renews call for Governor Walker to create a state-run health care exchange.

11:35am
Chippewa Herald. Walker tours Hixwood Metal in Stanley.
6:15am
Bloomberg. Immigrant children find U.S. support as some oppose help.
5:03am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Ending Common Core could cause uproar.

Legislative

3:51pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on Walker administration decision to limit access to birth control.
12:25pm
Rep. Taylor. Governor Walker blocks Wisconsin's birth control insurance requirement.
11:49am
Rep. Bies. Special study committee to review problem-solving courts meets in Madison.
6:03am
United Wisconsin. 2013-14 Legislative Scorecard documents Republican-led attacks on democracy in Wisconsin. Scorecard.

State Agencies

4:26pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch announces $3.6 million grant to train over 850 workers at Fox Valley Technical College.
4:25pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker on denying women equal access to contraception: If at first you don't succeed try, try again.
3:34pm
DOJ. Former Lake Geneva Utility Commission employee charged with theft appears in court.
3:18pm
DOR. Milwaukee woman pleads guilty to tax and benefits fraud.
2:01pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. announces $1.7 million grant to train over 165 workers at Waukesha Count Technical College.
1:51pm
DOT. DMV expands hours of operation for haulers of oversize/overweight loads effective August 1.
12:26pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
12:04pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Walker administration unilaterally ends enforcement of Wisconsin's birth control law in latest effort to restrict women's access to essential health care.
11:23am
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch announces $1.9 million grant to train over 750 workers at Gateway Technical College.
11:18am
DOR. Nicole Anspach named DOR Interim Communications Director.
5:29am
Freedom From Religion Foundation. Blasts phony excuse by state agency to deny contraceptive coverage.

5:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR introduces new interactive tool for tracking frac sand industry.
5:16am
La Crosse Tribune. Western welding program to benefit from state grant.
5:08am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Make sure property sales are in state's best interest.

Economy/Business

11:24am
Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Announces 2014 second quarter earnings news release and conference call.

11:21am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Sealed Air relocating 300 employees from Sturtevant to new HQ.
5:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'Brain drain' continues as more young graduates leave Wisconsin.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. New program to help seed up to 100 Wisconsin companies.

Statewide

3:42pm
Dairy Cares. Raises $126,000 for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
3:24pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Study finds SE Wisconsin health systems successful in moderating health care costs.

5:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Investigative report raises questions about solitary confinement in Wisconsin.
5:07am
Stevens Point Journal. Local blight report highlights need for potato research.
5:04am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas.

Courts

12:02pm
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Wolf et al., v. Walker et al. - Defendants-appellants' brief and short appendix.
8:34am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Andres Romero-Georgana.
7:45am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Jessica A. Nellessen.
7:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Cortez Lorenzo Toliver.
7:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Data Key Partners v. Permira Advisors, LLC.

2:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State formally appeals gay marriage ruling.
11:35am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Appeals court asks unnamed parties for information.
6:30am
Reuters. Latest Obamacare legal knot won't be easy to untangle.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gay marriage just the latest big issue before Judge Crabb.

Education

11:50am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold grads earn spots among top U.S. young jazz composers.
9:49am
UW-Madison. Grant generates increased access, network training to Dairyland Initiative.
9:48am
UW-Madison. Town meets gown to explore Wisconsin's Trempealeau mounds.

Local

3:53pm
Clean Lakes Alliance. Your day to play.
5:30am
Milwaukee Alds. Hamilton, Kovac, Coggs. Council approves minimum hourly wage ordinance.

5:15am
Chippewa Herald. County to take a look at wheel tax.
5:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee aldermen OK limits on sex offender placements.
5:14am
Capital Times. Black Earth Meats closes, files $5.3 million suit against village.

Congress

4:34pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on passage of Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act.
10:18am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports Bring Jobs Home Act to invest in American economic growth.
5:26am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Strengthening Wisconsin's economic security.

7:17am
The Hill. Senate Dems to take up House's highway bill.
6:40am
Washington Post. Paul Ryan to unveil anti-poverty plan.

Federal Agencies

12:35pm
Reuters. U.S. proposes new rules for moving crude oil by rail.
6:26am
LA Times. White House working on new birth control insurance rule.

Politics

4:36pm
DPW. As career politician Scott Walker attacks successful businesses, 300 more jobs leave Wisconsin.
4:33pm
Richards for Attorney General. Denounces Walker administration's misapplication of Hobby Lobby decision.
2:56pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Pro-family PAC issues another round of primary election endorsements.
2:51pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Pro-family organization ups involvement in state Senate primary race.
2:43pm
Stroebel for Congress. Releases new radio ad, "Job Creator."
2:39pm
Racine Tea Party PAC. Wanggaard is strong in 21st Senate District grassroots poll.
2:36pm
One Wisconsin Now. Student loan debt reform boosts Burke to commanding lead among younger voters.
1:20pm
Burke for Governor. Statement on latest Marquette Law School poll.
1:19pm
Marquette Law School. New poll finds Walker, Burke tied in Wisconsin governor's race.
1:08pm
Bewley for State Senate. Clean Wisconsin Action Fund endorses.
11:20am
Grothman for Congress. Launches TV and radio ads.
11:19am
Dimitrijevic for State Assembly. State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa endorses.
9:15am
RPW. Launches new billboard on Mary Burke's clear record of outsourcing.
9:05am
Burke for Governor. Walker attack on Trek backfires.
8:47am
DPW. Scott Walker takes in at least $68,000 from 11 corporations that outsourced jobs, administration continues to defend companies that outsource.
8:32am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. Discovers DPI employee goes to Disney World with family.
5:25am
Grothman for Congress. Joe Leibham to fundraise with Democrats, DC insiders today.

2:34pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Scott Walker in dead heat with Mary Burke in new poll.
12:30pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marquette poll: Walker with narrow lead over Burke.
11:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gary George hasn't filed federal campaign report.
6:17am
Appleton Post Crescent. Democratic AG candidates tout experience at forum. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:06am
Racine Journal Times. Wanggaard holds fundraising edge in state Senate primary.
5:05am
Sheboygan Press. Local Assembly candidates to face off in Thursday debate.
5:02am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Editorial: 'Trek' ad could have lasting impact.

Tuesday July 22, 2014

Governor

12:16pm
Gov. Walker. Joins nation's governors in calling on President Obama to address unaccompanied minors journeying across the United States border. Letter to President Obama.

12:11pm
La Crosse Tribune. Walker touts tourism, promotes plan for $3.5M rest stop overhaul.
5:02am
Wausau Daily Herald. Editorial: Gov. Walker wrong on Common Core 'repeal'.

Legislative

4:19pm
Rep. Stroebel. Comments on U.S. Court of Appeals decision against Obamacare subsidies.
4:10pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Paying more for BadgerCare - and getting less.
2:33pm
Rep. Hintz. Named 2014 Conservation Champion.
2:01pm
Rep. Hintz. Receives 2014 Building Wisconsin award.
1:37pm
Sen. Hansen. Lt. Governor's visit underscores Walker's failures on jobs and higher education.
11:17am
Associated Builders and Contractors. Recognizes legislators with 2014 "Building Wisconsin" award.
10:13am
Sen. Harris. Attends first meeting of adoption committee.

State Agencies

4:20pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Prospects improve for the future of Wisconsin's renewable energy rebates.
4:08pm
DOJ. Former Lake Geneva Street Department employees charged with theft and misconduct appear in court.
2:02pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. Announces $1.9 million grant to train over 300 workers at Nicolet Area Technical College.
1:34pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:39pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch announces $1.5 million grant to train almost 200 workers at Western Technical College.
10:45am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Call on DNR to deny frac sand greenwashing; urges DNR to reject Smart Sand Green Tier application.
10:41am
One Wisconsin Now. Kleefisch tech college tour ignores Walker failures on student loan debt.
10:36am
DWD. Lt. Governor Kleefisch: Wisconsin Fast Forward helps Madison College address skills gap with customized, demand-driven training programs.
10:34am
DNR. (Updated) Hearings and meetings, July 20-26.
9:45am
RPW. Files complaint against Trek Bicycle for using corporate dollars in defense of Burke campaign.
5:29am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Reports voyageur canoe trips popular again in 2014.
5:26am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Approves variances.
5:18am
DOT. The spolight shines on Wisconsin's aviation industry next week.

12:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin GOP files complaint over Trek ad.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Board rejects proposal to let election observers use cameras.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin makes exception for enforcement of contraceptive mandate.

Economy/Business

10:27am
CSPnet. U.S. Oil's loyal following.

Statewide

4:47pm
Health Watch Wisconsin. ACA subsidy debate: New WatchDog episode.
3:42pm
Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Statewide Concrete Design Award call for entries.
11:27am
Community Advocates Public Policy Institute. Launches 'Just Like You' campaign asking parents not to smoke marijuana in front of their kids.
9:17am
American Lung Association. Report says Affordable Care Act offers Wisconsin opportunities to save lives, money by helping smokers quit.
9:00am
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. 25th edition of KIDS COUNT Data Book shows how well-being of Wisconsin children has changed.
7:19am
Arts Wisconsin. Welcomes two new board members.

5:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Research finds no improvement in mercury levels in nothern Wisconsin lakes.
5:15am
La Crosse Tribune. State milk production in June shows slight increase.

Courts

12:40pm
Stroebel for Congress. Praises U.S. Court of Appeals Halbig v. Burwell ruling.
11:16am
Leibham for Congress. Federal court rules against ObamaCare subsidies.
10:41am
Grothman for Congress. Statement on court of appeals ruling on Obamacare.
8:45am
District III Court of Appeals. Ask Park, LLC. v. Alexander & Bishop, Ltd.
8:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Hailey Marie-Joe Force v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company.
7:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Muhammad Sarfraz.
7:56am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Scott Partenfelder v. Steve Rohde.
7:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Asma Masri v. LIRC.
7:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Russell Adams v. Northland Equipment Company, Inc.

2:58pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Obama administration says health subsidies will continue after rulings.
12:42pm
Bloomberg. U.S. courts split on Obamacare aid for U.S. exchanges.
12:11pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Court: Whistleblower law doesn't protect interns.
9:32am
CNBC. Fed appeals court panel says most Obamacare subsidies illegal.
5:13am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Train case could affect Wisconsin rail traffic.
5:04am
Stevens Point Journal. Federal judge dismisses Johnson's Obamacare lawsuit.

Education

10:43am
UW-Madison. Chancellor Blank joins Council on Competitiveness.
10:42am
UW-Madison. Eight honored by UW-Madison as Outstanding Women of Color.

Local

5:47am
WJFW. "Our people are hurting": Challenges on Menominee Reservation explain tribe's push for Kenosha casino.
5:21am
Hearts for Healing. Little girl attacked in Slender Man case receives anonymous military Purple Heart.

Congress

4:44pm
U.S. Rep. Petri. Attends bill signing ceremony at White House.
2:51pm
Grothman for Congress. Duey Stroebel attacks ads miss the mark.
1:35pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Sends follow-up letter to HHS secretary on the surge of UACs and its impact on Wisconsin.

Politics

4:11pm
Melchert for State Treasurer. Endorsed by three Waukesha County Supervisors.
1:06pm
Wanggaard for State Senate. Strong fundraising advantage for Wanggaard heading into August 12th primary.
12:10pm
Walker for Governor. Releases new TV ad: "Not So Much."
12:06pm
Steitz for Senate. Steitz vs Wanggaard: Grassroots v. Establishment.
12:01pm
Wisconsin Jobs Now. Endorses Dimitrijevic for State Assembly District 19.
11:24am
Wisconsin Jobs Now. Endorses David Bowen for State Assembly District 10.
10:39am
Stroebel for Congress. Endorsed by Cedarburg School Board members.
10:38am
Leibham for Congress. Stroebel distorts Governor Walker's historic turnaround.
9:01am
DPW. Will the Walker Administration continue to defend companies who use Wisconsin tax dollars to ship jobs overseas?
5:28am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker's cross country cash grab rolls on.

2:53pm
Chippewa Herald. Scott Walker's campaign-funded legal fees top $1 million since 2012.
12:12pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker raised more out-of-state funds than Burke.
5:39am
WEAU. Kleefisch leads Democrats in fundraising.
5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker, Mary Burke clash over Trek Bicycle jobs, taxes.
5:03am
Marshfield News Herald. Candidate for state's top cop says heroin No. 1 issue.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker spent $320,000 from campaign on Doe defense attorneys.

Monday July 21, 2014

Governor

4:52pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Milwaukee County judge.
4:52pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Thomas Hruz as District III Appellate Judge.
3:56pm
Gov. Walker. Visits planned site for new La Crossse rest area.

5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: There is no good reason to repeal Common Core standards. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Editorial.

Legislative

4:57pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Applauds G.A.B. in voting against use of cameras at polling places.
1:07pm
Sen. Gudex. Receives ABC's "Building Wisconsin" Award.
10:14am
Rep. Kleefisch. Column: 38th Assembly District hub for special needs success.
5:25am
Sen. Petrowski. Named American Legion Legislator of the Year.

State Agencies

4:31pm
DOJ. Monroe County Circuit Court finds that Edward Van Der Molen was properly charged with racketeering and securities fraud.
1:00pm
Emergency Management. Heat advisory for western Wisconsin.
12:09pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Commends state for investment in infrastructure.
5:22am
DSPS. Meetings, week of July 21.

1:13pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Elections board to reconsider ban on observer's use of cameras.
5:17am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsinites throw away millions in lottery winnings.
4:59am
Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: GAB need independence.
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin may expand 12-hour days for guards to second prison.

Economy/Business

10:15am
WMC. Steady economic and job growth predicted by state business leaders.

5:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Solar industry group criticizes Milwaukee utility's plan to ban solar panel leasing.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. State CEO's more apt to hire, more optimistic about growth in second half of year.

Statewide

11:16am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. One third of Wisconsinites will have BadgerCare referendums on the November ballot.
9:07am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. 2014 June home sales report.

1:06pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin home sales up in June, marking first monthly increase in 2014.
5:28am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Study grant offers hope for smokers trying to kick habit.
5:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State's low Medicaid payments pinch doctors practices in low-income areas.

Courts

3:22pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Racine County Circuit Court judge appointed to Committee of Chief Judges; Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge selected to head committee.

1:02pm
WMTV. Same-sex couples don't think full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals should hear arguments.

Education

3:23pm
Marquette University. Receives $792,000 research grant to enhance teaching and learning for primary math teachers.
3:20pm
UW-Madison. The Wonders of Physics to hold special event Aug. 15.
2:06pm
UW System. President promotes economic benefits of university-based R&D.
12:07pm
UW-River Falls. Reception set for Wisconsin alumni at Farm Technology Days.

5:06am
Beloit Daily News. Local educators defend 'Core' in their schools.

Local

5:03am
Racine Journal Times. City must toss crossbow ban.

Congress

5:07pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Responds to today's court decision.
4:15pm
U.S. Rep. Ryan. Mobile office to visit communities across southern Wisconsin.
12:59pm
U.S. Rep. Petri. We must get serious about highway funding.

Politics

3:49pm
Walker for Governor. 76 percent of campaign donations were $75 or less.
1:52pm
Grothman for Congress. Endorsed by State Senator Alan Lasee.
1:21pm
RPW. Mary Burke continues deceptive campaign.
11:20am
Kurtz for Congress. Gov. Tommy Thompson endorses.
11:19am
Melchert for State Treasurer. Opposes expensive "sidegrade" of unclaimed property program.
10:16am
Burke for Governor. Burke: Control should be local.
9:06am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Volunteers for Agriculture announce primary election endorsements.
9:04am
Dimitrijevic for State Assembly. Fair Wisconsin endorses.
8:53am
Leibham for Congress. Receives key endorsements.
8:52am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. Kleefish endorses.
5:26am
Leibham for Congress. Stands with Scott Walker on Common Core.
5:22am
Brown, Oconto County Republican Parties. Team up for Polka Days Parade.

1:12pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Finance reports due in governor, attorney general races.
1:03pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Burke: Walker ad reveals lack of global knowledge.
5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Burke introduces plan for helping rural communities.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP candidates tout conservative credentias in 6th District.
5:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Education issues sharply divide governor's race.
4:59am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Walker takes risk with attack on respected Trek.

Friday July 18, 2014

Common Core

4:13pm
Stroebel for Congress. Praises Governor Walker and Cedarburg School Board on Common Core.
2:28pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on governor's call to eliminate Common Core Standards.
11:48am
Rep. Pope. Statement regarding Gov. Walker call to repeal Common Core.
11:32am
DPI Supt. Evers. Statement on Common Core.
11:21am
Rep. Shankland. Responds to Governor Walker's statement on Common Core.
10:58am
Sen. Lehman. Statement on Common Core announcement.
9:33am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Applauds Governor's request.
5:15am
Wanggaard for State Senate. Stands with Governor Walker.
5:11am
Sen. Larson. Statement on Walker call for repeal of Common Core.
5:10am
Rep. Barca. Statement on Gov. Walker call to repeal Common Core.
5:09am
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Repeal of Common Core State Standards would send Wisconsin backwards.
5:08am
Sen. Darling. Supports Governor Walker's call to stop Common Core.
4:53am
Gov. Walker. Calls on the state Legislature to pass legislation to repeal Common Core.

4:45pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker's call to repeal Common Core may be easier said than done.
12:44pm
Racine Journal Times. Vos spokeswoman: Speaker will work to replace Common Core.
11:38am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Ending Common Core standards easier said than done.
4:51am
Wausau Daily Herald. Walker calls on Legislature to end Common Core. Wisconsin State Journal.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Governor

4:48pm
Gov. Walker. Announces $1.2 million grant to train almost 200 workers at Chippewa Valley Technical College.
4:16pm
Menominee Nation, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. React to report that Governor Walker is "working to say yes" to the proposed Kenosha Casino.
3:30pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on Walker's tech college hypocrisy.
2:24pm
Gov. Walker. Announces $2.3 million grant to train 160 workers at Northcentral Technical College.
12:46pm
American Federation of Teachers, Local 212. Walker at MATC: Campaign stunt dredged in hypocrisy.
12:23pm
Gov. Walker. Delivers remarks at the American Legion and American Legion Auxillary Annual Department Conventions.
9:57am
Gov. Walker. Announces $2.6 million grant to train almost 550 workers at Milwaukee Area Technical College.

Legislative

1:17pm
Rep. Bies. Attends meeting on Kewaunee nuclear plant.
5:14am
Sen. Schultz. Reedsburg-Madison rail line: A "best news of 2014" story.

11:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. OWI law change poses problem for prosecutors.

State Agencies

2:23pm
Emergency Management. Seeking applicants to promote emergency preparedness.
2:06pm
DWD Sec. Newson. Statement on BLS' June 2014 state-by-state employment report.
1:22pm
DWD. Meetings and hearings, Week of July 21-25.
12:47pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, July 20-26.
8:30am
DATCP. New Emerald Ash Borer quarantines cover seven southwest Wisconsin counties.

4:45pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Elections board to consider lifting ban on poll observers using cameras. 
5:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Wisconsin's broken parole system leaves inmates behind.
4:52am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Laughlin Constable renews advertising contract with Wisconsin Department of Tourism.

Economy/Business

5:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. We Energies stops burning coal at one Valley Power Plant unit.
5:29am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac 19th in nation for manufacturing job growth.
5:04am
Beloit Daily News. NorthStar building to begin.
4:54am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Johnson Controls division awarded $450M defense contract.

Statewide

3:19pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. New undergraduate award honors Wisconsin health care leader.

Courts

9:17am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State of WI v. Pinno/State of WI v. Seaton.
7:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Richard W. Voss.
7:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. County of Grant v. Daniel A. Vogt.
7:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Bridget E. Boyle.

5:18am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Media group files appeal to get probe records.
5:02am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin high court ruling on police window knock.

Education

3:25pm
UW-Extension. Midwest Invasive Plant Network receives national invasive species award.
2:23pm
UW-Madison. Researchers create safe, resistant material to store waste.
9:01am
Tech College System Board. Elects officers, receives graduate employment report.

Local

4:47pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
4:31pm
Dane County Board. Voters to weigh in on BadgerCare expansion.
4:27pm
Dane County Board. Fires back at regional plan agency's 76% budget hike.
2:29pm
Milwaukee Ald. Arnold. Proposal to lift cap on taxicab permits, create legal path for network company vehicles gets second look Tuesday.

5:31am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Harshly cold winter in Chippewa Valley has taken toll on grapevines, other fruit used to make wine.
4:51am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. County officials consider two referendum questions.

Congress

4:14pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on President Obama's Executive Order on LGBT workplace discrimination.
2:51pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin; U.S. Reps. Moore, Kind, Pocan. Send letter to U.S. AG applauding his voter protection efforts.

Federal Agencies

4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tribal leaders will meet with EPA to make case for stopping GTAC mine.

Politics

3:26pm
Steitz for Senate. Earns endorsment of Pro-Life Wisconsin in 21st Senate District contest.
2:49pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker's campaign launches political attack on a successful international corporation based in Wisconsin that provides 1,000 jobs.
12:22pm
Burke for Governor. Plan: Invest in our rural communities.
10:29am
Walker for Governor. Even Mary Burke doesn't dispute the fact she made millions by shipping Wisconsin jobs overseas.
9:59am
Scieszinski for Senate. Building toward victory.
9:27am
DPW. As Wisconsin ranks dead last in the midwest in job growth, Scott Walker continues to underfund technical colleges, job training programs.
5:21am
Kremer for State Assembly. Runs a hard core grass roots campaign.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Election 2014: 72nd Assembly District.
4:59am
Trek Bicycle. Statement of John Burke, President of Trek Bicycle.

11:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Burke responds to Walker Trek ad with one of her own.
5:30am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Happ makes case for Attorney General seat.
5:06am
La Crosse Tribune. GOP primary race gets nasty.
5:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Polls: As potential presidential candidate, Walker lags in key states.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trek President John Burke hits back at Walker over ad on outsourcing. Chippewa Herald.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker says new campaign ad is not an attack on Trek Bicycle Corporation.

Thursday July 17, 2014

Governor

4:39pm
Gov. Walker. Calls on the state legislature to pass legislation to repeal Common Core.
3:01pm
Gov. Walker. Announces partnerships for Project SEARCH expansion.
12:54pm
Gov. Walker. Tours Brookdale corporate expansion in West Allis.
10:47am
Gov. Walker. Announces more than $28 million in Wisconsin Fast Forward grants to state technical colleges.
10:15am
Gov. Walker. Rice Lake Weighing Systems to expand in Barron County.

11:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State technical colleges to share $28 million in grants to train workers for high-demand jobs.

Legislative

4:37pm
Rep. Shankland. New DHS numbers show Gov. Walker's health care plan is wrong for Wisconsin.
12:52pm
Sens. Vukmir, Farrow. Call to delay Smarter Balanced Assessments.
11:00am
Sen. Gudex. Weekly Republican Radio Address. Audio.
10:50am
Rep. Sanfelippo, Sen. Vukmir. Milwaukee County Mental Health Board holds its first meeting.
10:03am
Sen. Harris. Weekly Democratice Radio Address.
7:44am
Rep. Kolste. Recognized for efforts on environmental issues, public health.

State Agencies

3:47pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
12:51pm
DWD. WI unemployment rate remains 5.7%, below national rate.
11:46am
DATCP. Application period open for organic cost share.
10:46am
DOJ. Former Lake Geneva Utility Commission employee charged with theft.
5:38am
Community Advocates. Governor Walker must keep his promise to parents dropped from BadgerCare.

2:07pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State jobless rate unchanged in June.
5:25am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: The welcome return of the historic building tax credit.

Economy/Business

3:04pm
Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Declares quarterly dividends.
8:11am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report.

7:49am
Integrys Group. Announces second quarter 2014 earnings conference call.
5:22am
Stevens Point Journal. Berkshire Hathaway continues massive growth.
5:07am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin business leaders optimistic about growth in WMC survey.

Statewide

3:03pm
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Ethanol use overwhelmingly favored in Wisconsin.
7:37am
Alliance for Main Street Fairness. Dr. Art Laffer praises Gov. Scott Walker's leadership on E-fairness.
5:39am
Health Watch Wisconsin. Leadership Failure: New WatchDog episode.

6:40am
Reuters. U.S. libraries become front line in fight against homelessness.
5:22am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Scientists test alternate pollination methods for cranberries.
5:12am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Editorial: Local control best way to help cut waste.

Courts

2:59pm
Dane County Circuit Court. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin v. J.B. Van Hollen - decision and order.
12:22pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Wins lawsuit protecting access to safe and legal early abortion using medication.
7:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. James E. Kochanski v. Speedway SuperAmerica, LLC.
7:50am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Vicki L. Blasing v. Zurich American Insurance Company.
7:33am
District IV Court of Appeals. State v. Vernon D. Hershberger.

1:55pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge: Doctors need not be present when abortion pills taken.
11:50am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin raw milk farmer loses appeal.
5:36am
WISC. Judge gives group more time on probe records.
5:10am
Milwaukee Business Journal. County Zoo takes DOT to court over payment for land lost to Zoo Interchange.

Education

3:00pm
UW-Stout. STEM Career Day will give high school students chance to explore.
12:57pm
Marquette University. History professor receives 2014 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award.
10:45am
UW Colleges, UW-Extension. To recruit at Latino job and career fair.

6:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cedarburg School Board votes to seek postponement of Common Core exams.
5:12am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Politics won't provide the fix.

Local

4:55pm
City of Milwaukee Ald. Perez, Donovan. Community JOBS resource fair is Monday, July 21.
12:24pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. City of Madison, Veterans Administration and property owners work to assist homeless veterans.
9:22am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Clark becomes 6th county to announce BadgerCare November referendum.

5:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Report: Rise in number of nonprofits brings diminshing returns.
5:24am
Wausau Daily Herald. Landlords sue city over licensing requirements.
5:17am
Capital Times. Dane County could vote to urge Scott Walker to accept federal Medicaid funds.
5:15am
Capital Times. Council gives final OK to fighting MGE on rate changes.
5:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Planning group grabs 76% increase in move called 'bold' and 'illegal.'
5:06am
NBC 26. Voters could face fall referendum on minimum wage.

Congress

11:45am
U.S. Rep. Ribble. Leads bipartisan, bicameral letter to White House Budget Director on biennial budgeting.
10:14am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports level playing field for Wisconsin businesses, reauthorization of Export-Import Bank.
5:43am
U.S. Rep. Petri. Participates in Peace Corps Day on the Hill.

6:16am
The Hill. Dem birth control bill stalls.
5:42am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Legal fees mount for Rep. Tom Petri in ethics probe.
5:26am
Daily Reporter. Critics slam Highway Trust Fund fix.

Federal Agencies

12:56pm
EPA. Introduces new graphic to help consumers make informed choices about insect repellents.

Politics

3:48pm
Richards for Attorney General. Praises ruling protecting access to safe abortion.
3:02pm
Burke for Wisconsin. Statement: Wisconsin job loss.
2:08pm
Kurtz for Congress. To tour district, discuss veterans' issues.
2:00pm
Richards for Attorney General. Reports strong fundraising in lead up to election.
12:26pm
DPW. Scott Walker jobs chief defends companies who used taxpayer funds to outsource WI jobs.
12:25pm
Leibham for Congress. Applauds Cedarburg's vote to delay Common Core.
10:48am
Steitz for Senate. Challenges opponent to two more debates.
10:43am
Stroebel for Congress. Endorsed by Mayor Mlada, City of Port Washington.
9:23am
DPW. Scott Walker's Medicaid mismanagement hurts Wisconsin's physical and fiscal health.
8:41am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. Supports Republican modernization of unclaimed property program.
8:05am
Walker for Governor. Burke demands wage hike in Wisconsin, Burke's Trek exploits low-wage China.
5:41am
Bewley for State Senate. EMILY'S List endorses.

1:59pm
Janesville Gazette. Ringhand gets recommendation from teachers union.
5:09am
Ashland Daily Press. Walker accuses Burke of hypocrisy during Ashland visit.

Wednesday July 16, 2014

Health Care

2:55pm
Rep. Barca. People of Wisconsin continue to suffer from Republicans' health care decision.
2:43pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. New report form Walker Admininstration reveals that governor's plan results in a gap in coverage and people becoming uninsured.
1:51pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Latest enrollment numbers prove forcing thousands off BadgerCare a mistake.
1:49pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on BadgerCare enrollment numbers.
1:49pm
Burke for Governor. Statement on new Medicaid numbers.
1:48pm
DHS. Provides update regarding operationalization of Governor Walker's eititlement reforms.
1:48pm
OCI. Wisconsin releases enrollment numbers.

1:52pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Walker administration reports 30 percent of those who lost Medicaid now on ACA exchange.
1:48pm
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin releases new Medicaid enrollment numbers.
1:47pm
Chippewa Herald. Less than a third of people losing Medicaid bought exchange plan.
1:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 75,000 residents gain health coverage under state program.

Governor

9:59am
Gov. Walker. State of Wisconsin moves forward with rail purchase

Legislative

3:29pm
Rep. Young. Supports WHEDA funding for underserved groups in the community.
3:14pm
Rep. Billings. Lauds plan for updated rest area and welcome center.
2:44pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Column: Improving Wisconsin's education system: Investing in our future.
12:09pm
Sen. Harris. Legislative Democrats ask Walker to apply for FMLA study. Letter to Gov. Walker.
11:39am
Senate Democrats. Letter to Gov. Walker and AG Van Hollen regarding defending same-sex marriage ban.
10:23am
Rep. Murphy. Column: Urges special prosecutor for IRS scandal. Letter to U.S. AG Holder.

1:56pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Dems call on Scott Walker to drop same-sex marriage case; Mark Pocan slams governor's comments.

State Agencies

1:54pm
AG Van Hollen. Announces agreement with Apple on E-book price-fixing damages claims.
12:37pm
DOJ. Seeks to commit Everett Mosher for treatment.
11:20am
DOT. Governor Scott Walker announces plans for new rest area.
10:55am
State Treasurer Schuller. Pays respects to Treasurer Charles "Charlie" Smith.
10:53am
DATCP. Door-to-door security system sales should raise an alarm.

5:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR approves GTAC plan to drill more exploratory holes in Penokees.
5:07am
Marshfield News Herald. Wood County Board to ask DNR to look at pipeline.

Economy/Business

11:35am
Integrys Group. Integrys Energy will hold auction to divest of Lake Content property.

5:24am
WBAY. Company wants to buy power plant.
5:22am
Milwaukee Business Journal. High temp employment levels may signal permanent hires on the way.

Statewide

1:21pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Upworthy shares Bad River Citizen Voices Matter video.

5:42am
USA Today. Reports: ACA coverage reached more than 9 million.

Courts

4:36pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. WI State Supreme Court allows government to obtain "harassment injunction" against protester.
2:01pm
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Wolf et al. v. Walker et al. - Appellants' petition for initial hearing en banc.
9:23am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Angelica C. Nelson.
7:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Erick O. Magett.
7:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Board of Regents - UW System v. Jeffrey S. Decker.
7:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Antonio D. Brown.
7:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Joseph J. Spaeth.

1:59pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Unnamed targets in Doe probe ask for delay on sealed records.
1:53pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Court: UW protester's injunction must be refined.
5:41am
Reuters. U.S. to intervene in Wisconsin, Ohio voter restriction cases.
5:12am
Chippewa Herald. U.S. attorney general wades into Wisconsin voter ID court battle.
5:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Fast track means Wisconsin's gay marriage case could land in national spotlight.

Education

3:17pm
UW-Stout. Educators work at fair to kindle interest in teaching profession.
10:05am
Marquette University. Marquette English professor honored with teaching excellence award.

8:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Tell UW students how much they'll pay.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Next phase of Common Core revolves around test.

Local

2:54pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. (Updated) Brings VINE Protective Order service to Milwaukee County: Service notifies petitioners when their temporary restraining order is served.
8:47am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Lincoln becomes 5th county to announce BadgerCare referendum.
5:30am
Sierra Club. Applauds Madison vote for clean energy.

11:27am
Eau Clare Leader-Telegram. City prepares to defend against closed meeting complaint.
5:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Door County's cherry and apple crops heavily damaged by hail.
5:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Invasive Asian crazy worms found in Madison.
5:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison checks for temporary housing for wave of Latino children crossing the border.
5:07am
Stevens Point Journal. County officials call for action to save water supply.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Agency scrutinizes family medical leave in Milwaukee County.

Congress

2:03pm
U.S. Rep. Petri. Lauds Warner-Rubio student loan proposal.
2:02pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Merkley. To GAO: Do trade agreements undermine "Buy American" manufacturing policy?
5:25am
U.S. Rep. Petri. House passes Highway Trust Fund patch, Petri pushes for long-term solution.

5:52am
The Hill. Senators renew Internet sales tax push.
5:26am
USA Today. Education lobbyist criticizes House bill targeting college sports.
5:21am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Kind proposes tax breaks to keep jobs in America.
5:06am
Reuters. U.S. House passes $10.9 billion transportation funding extension.

Federal Agencies

5:10am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. EPA seeks proposals that would protect Great Lakes.

Politics

4:47pm
Steitz for State Senate. Earns WI Right to Life nod in 21st Senate contest.
4:37pm
RPW. Trek's director of outsourcing and long-time environmental activist attend climate change event.
3:15pm
DPW. Racine Journal Times slams Scott Walker's WEDC over public funds allocated to outsourcing jobs.
12:15pm
Walker for Governor. Mary Burke's Trek received $875,000 in taxpayer money and then outsourced jobs.
10:24am
RPW. Mary Burke made her millions by shipping Wisconsin jobs to China.
10:19am
DPW. Taxpayer costs for air Walker soar.
10:18am
Wanggaard for State Senate. Wisconsin Right to Life PAC endorses.
8:06am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. Boasts the support of 16 legislators.
8:04am
Constitution Party of Wisconsin. Ticket is 100% pro-life.
7:24am
Walker for Governor. Walker campaign releases new ad: "Fortune."
5:27am
Grothman for Congress. Campaign has strongest grassroots support in race.

1:58pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker hits Burke on Trek's sending jobs overseas.
1:55pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrat Brett Hulsey fixes on stopping oil tank contstruction in Superior.
11:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Grothman raises nearly $138,000 for U.S. House race.
11:24am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Walker launches ad attacking Burke on outsourcing.
5:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Treasurer candidates weigh in on unclaimed property backlog.

Tuesday July 15, 2014

Governor

12:46pm
Gov. Walker. Announces SBA disaster assistance for storm victims.

Legislative

4:34pm
WMC. Rep. Duey Stroebel receives State Chamber's "Working for Wisconsin" Award.
4:10pm
Rep. Barca. Urges WEDC to take immediate steps to ensure companies outsourcing jobs are not receiving public assistance.
2:45pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Deadline for hunting permits fast approaching.
2:02pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Column: School funding up 8% in the 38th Assembly District.
11:15am
WMC. Rep. John Jagler receives State Chamber's "Working for Wisconsin" Award.
10:53am
WMC. Sen. Scott Fitzgerald and Rep. Mark Born receive State Chamber's "Working for Wisconsin" Award.
9:25am
Rep. Strachota. Receives awards.
9:04am
Wisconsin Professional Police Association. Wisconsin's largest law enforcement group releases biennial Legislative Report Card.
9:01am
Rep. Taylor. Testifies before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Testimony.

5:06am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Build new arena near Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, legislator suggests.

State Agencies

3:27pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $11.9 million for community projects.
3:18pm
DOT. Wisconsin State Patrol welcomes recruit class.
2:00pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:51pm
AG Van Hollen. Statement on ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit regarding Asian carp.
12:48pm
Wisconsin Veterans Museum. Launches new campaign, hosts booth at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh.
11:17am
AG Van Hollen. Announces complaint against fraudulent charity for veterans.
10:23am
DATCP. Race to the Wisconsin State Fair with DATCP.

5:16am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsin DWD secretary salutes Mercury Marine.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's waiting list for unclaimed property is largest since 1990s.
5:07am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Rural broadband Internet service growing.
5:06am
La Crosse Tribune. Tax credit restoration hailed as development boon.

Economy/Business

5:18am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Editorial: Find a long-term solution to nuke waste storage.

Statewide

4:09pm
Health Watch Wisconsin. Medicaid Malpractice and Political Misfires in Wisconsin: New WatchDog episode.
4:02pm
Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin. Conservation grants available.
2:30pm
ACCE. Jason Rae awarded scholarship for leadership diversity.
9:59am
WEA Member Benefits. Moves headquarters.
8:56am
WMC. Making Wisconsin irresistible to business.
6:57am
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Announces important gift from the Selig family will support children and families who are victims of abuse.

5:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rainy spring, cold winter help buoy Great Lakes levels.

Courts

7:43am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Associated Bank N.A. v. Jack W. Collier.
7:42am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Attorney's Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. v. Town Bank.
7:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Clayton W. Williams.
7:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Anthony Gagliano & Co., Inc. v. Openfirst, LLC.
7:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Randy L. Betz v. Jim's Auto Sales.
7:38am
District I Court of Appeals. Asthetic and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Center, LLC v. DOT.

2:51pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Judge says man with domestic violence record can carry concealed weapon.
5:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Batch of John Doe documents to be released next month.
5:15am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Appeals court upholds tossing of Asian carp suit.

Education

3:12pm
UW-Stevens Point. Professor's science kit among top technology products.
2:34pm
UW-Stout. Leaders discuss UW-Stout's future at Visioning Session.
1:08pm
UW-Madison. Hungry, invasive 'crazy worm' makes first appearance in Wisconsin.
1:08pm
UW-Madison. Best-ever efficiency points to clean, green gas-diesel engine.
11:13am
UW-Stout. Yellow Ribbon Program comes to aid of nonresident veterans.

5:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Year after Rocketship's scrutinized launch, signs point to progress.
5:08am
Beloit Daily News. BTC tax vote draws support.

Local

4:15pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Seeks more on Racine Police fatal shooting of mentally ill man. Letter to Racine County Sheriff Schmaling. Racine County DA letter to Racine Police Chief.
2:54pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Orders motorists to Move Over!

Congress

4:54pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on temporary funding for Highway Trust Fund.
4:53pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Says WTO ruling against U.S. traiffs on Chinese and Indian goods indicative of bad trade deals.
4:40pm
U.S. Rep. Ribble. Statement on Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014.
12:18pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee funding three Littoral Combat Ships.
11:50am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff moblie office hours.

5:10am
Capital Times. Pro-life movement winning the battle over abortion, birth control accessibility.
5:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Words aren't enough for open government.

Federal Agencies

6:19am
Wall Street Journal. Net-neutrality proposal faces public backlash.

Politics

3:10pm
Wanggaard for State Senate. Continues to build support with 12 new endorsements.
2:49pm
Leibham for Congress. Raises over $300,000.
2:31pm
Wisconsin Right to Life PAC. 2014 primary endorsements.
2:27pm
Wanggaard for State Senate. Walker, Wanggaard agree on tax cuts.
1:59pm
Stroebel for Congress. Government regulation is crushing Wisconsin business.
12:53pm
Melchert for State Treasurer. Now is the time to return unclaimed property.
12:16pm
Walker for Governor. Tours Xcel Energy's Bay Front Generating Station.
12:15pm
Scieszinski for State Senate. Farm Bureau endorses.
11:51am
Richards for Attorney General. Wisconsin State Council of Machinists endorse.
10:21am
Leibham for Congress. Fact checking Grothman's statements on education reform.
9:48am
RPW. Mary Burke headlines fundraiser in Chicago tonight.
9:05am
Dimitrijevic for State Assembly. Citizen Action endorses.
8:59am
Steitz for State Senate. Kim Simac, Northwoods Patriot leader, endorses.
5:46am
Jarchow for State Assembly. Wisconsin Realtors Association endorses.
5:46am
Subeck for State Assembly. SEIU endorses.

2:52pm
Racine Journal Times. Democratic challenger to Ryan reports $104K raised.
2:50pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Leibham raises more than $300,000 in House bid.
5:11am
Racine Journal Times. Walker: Election will be tight.

Monday July 14, 2014

Governor

2:51pm
Rep. Barca, Sen. Lassa. Governor Walker takes important first step toward reinstating Historic Preservation Tax Credit.
12:19pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. WEDC to lift moratorium on Historic Preservation Tax Credit.
11:49am
Sen. Gudex. Applauds announcement of lifting moratorium on Historic Preservation Tax Credit.
10:22am
Gov. Walker. Announces WEDC to lift moratorium on Historic Preservation Tax Credit.

11:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Historic tax credit program moratorium lifted. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
8:31am
Bloomberg. U.S. govenors warn that road repairs stalled by Congress.

Legislative

9:48am
Rep. Jorgensen. Journal: Cutting unclaimed property's red tape means more money for Wisconsin taxpayers.
5:51am
Sen. Harris. Holds community conversation on gun violence.

State Agencies

2:29pm
PSC. Lieutenant Governor announces PSC Broadband Expansion winners.
1:21pm
AG Van Hollen. Announces Astellas Pharma to resolve allegations of improper marketing of Mycamine.
12:45pm
DWD Sec. Newson. Congratulates Mercury Marine on 75th Anniversary year, highlights strong partnership with DWD in apprenticeship training.
11:38am
WHEDA. Announces 2014 High Impact Project Reserve (HIPR) program.
5:52am
DSPS. Meetings, week of July 14.

2:36pm
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Work for Foodshare is good plan.
5:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Secretive system keeps parole-eligible inmates behind bars.
5:08am
Capital Times. A rough week for WEDC.
5:06am
Chippewa Herald. Analysis: More state employees received merit pay in 2013, but for less.
4:59am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin DNR warns permit deadline approaching.

Economy/Business

3:02pm
WMC. Last chance for Business Achievement Award.
11:41am
Alliant Energy. Air quality improvement project completed at one of state's largest power plants.

2:33pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Unline to move 475 employees from Illinois, build more office and warehouses.
5:25am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsin's frac sand creating new conflicts.
5:20am
Racine Journal Times. Powerhouse Racine: SC Johnson manufacturing reduces draw from the grid by using renewable energy.

Statewide

2:59pm
Wisconsin Collaborative for Affordable Housing. Statewide conference to focus on affordable housing issues.
10:20am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Sponsors Wisconsin Eye candidate interviews.

8:47am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. America is awash in propane but it's not reaching U.S. markets.

Courts

1:46pm
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Wolf et al. v. Walker et al. Appellants' objection to order expediting briefing schedule and motion for extension of time. Appellants' motion to join Indiana State Appellants' petition for initial hearing en banc.

2:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Van Hollen wants full appeals court to hear gay marriage case. 
11:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Northern Wisconsin judge orders state to give man concealed carry permit.
8:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Scott Walker and J.B. Van Hollen did not have to appeal same-sex ruling.
5:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State judge allows GAB to block out response to Doe suit.
5:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Appeals court to fast track state's gay marriage case with Indiana's.
5:01am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Couples face uncertainty as gay marriage case continues.

Education

2:50pm
Marquette University. Two new $1 million gifts propel Marquette to break ground on new Jesuit Residence.
9:53am
UW-Madison. Ranks 4th for public administration research.
9:20am
UW-Madison. Wisconsin scientists find genetic recipe to turn stem cells to blood.

5:03am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core.

Local

4:34pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Mayo. Questions sale price on O'Donnell Park parking structure.
2:54pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. And Mayor Barrett toast opening of Red Arrow Park Beer Garden.
1:47pm
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. Remembering Sierra Guyton.
12:20pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. National financial experts: Dane County in better fiscal health.

2:46pm
Chippewa Herald. County considers Medicaid referendum.
8:49am
Duluth News Tribune. Editorial: Have you seen downtown Superior lately?
5:16am
Marshfield News Herald. Wood County Board considers Enbridge Energies pipeline.

Congress

1:49pm
Associated Builders and Contractors. Applauds Congress' passage of key workforce development bill.

Federal Agencies

7:55am
The Hill. Holder sees 'racial animus' in opposition.
5:56am
USA Today. Report cites VA struggles with benefits paid to veterans.

Politics

1:48pm
DPW. Taxpayers on the hook for 239% increase in security costs as Scott Walker travels to RNC, Bahamas.
12:12pm
Stroebel for Congress. Calls for eliminating the Department of Education.
12:01pm
Walker for Governor. Tours Lakeside Steel & Manufacturing Company.
11:46am
Grothman for Congress. Joe Leibham's abysmal record on Common Core, student privacy.
10:21am
RPW. Mary Burke headlines Chicago fundraiser despite declaring plan to "outlaw" outside donations.
9:46am
Kurtz for Congress. Announces fundraising numbers.
9:19am
Leibham for Congress. Our nation must secure its borders.
5:50am
Constitution Party of Wisconsin. Gun control: It's not about crime.

3:10pm
WISN. State Senate candiate Van Wanggaard defends his conservative credentials.
5:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Election 2014: Assembly District 45.
5:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Candidate profiles: State Senate District 17.
5:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Election 2014: 78th Assembly District.
5:18am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist.
5:15am
Racine Journal Times. Ryan breaks fundraising record.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats running for AG want universal background checks.
5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Brett Hulsey says quixotic gubernatorial campaign part of his healing process.
5:05am
Sheboygan Press. Republican govenors' words shift on gay marriage. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:00am
Appleton Post Crescent. Ground game could determine Wisconsin govenor's race.

Friday July 11, 2014

Governor

4:50pm
Gov. Walker. Announces Government Accountability Board appointment.

3:37pm
Chippewa Herald. State cost to protect governor has more than tripled since 2010.

Legislative

9:38am
Rep. Zepnick. Letter to Bradley Center Board regarding Buck's arena.

State Agencies

4:51pm
DWD. & La Crosse workforce partners officially open new Workforce Development Center, one-stop location for job seekers, employers.
2:21pm
WISDOM. A call for accountability in the Department of Corrections. 
12:39pm
DNR. Public Hearings and Meetings July 13-19, 2014.
12:22pm
DOJ. A.G. Van Hollen reminds Wisconsin consumers to file claims in the $310 million "DRAM" price fixing settlement.
9:06am
DWD. Meetings and hearings.
9:06am
WHEDA. Announces new Director of Commercial Lending.

3:37pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Cindy Archer helped interview finalists for IT job she later landed.
1:55pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Former Scott Walker aide exceeds top of pay scale with new job.
5:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Regulators move to change incentive provisions for renewable energy.
5:10am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. State dramatically expands walleye stocking effort.

Economy/Business

1:59pm
Daily Reporter. 2 companies plan SE Wisconsin expansion.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gogebic Taconite mine company seeks to alter erosion protection plan and do more drilling.
5:01am
Chippewa Herald. Cray Inc. wins $174 million contract.
4:59am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Briggs & Stratton discussing incentives for adding jobs in Wisconsin.

Statewide

9:50am
MacIver Institute. Healy: Tribes should withdraw request to the EPA to stop the Northern Wisconsin mine.

1:50pm
One Wisconsin Now. Where there's a WILL, there's a way...to promote Gov. Walker's best interests.
5:06am
Capital Times. Wisconsin enviornmentalists working to stop Enbridge pipeline expansion.
5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Alcohol is still fourth-leading cause of death in the U.S.

Courts

8:20am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Luis M. Rocha-Mayo.
8:19am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Derik J. Wantland.
8:19am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. William F. Bokenyi.
7:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Jimothy A. Jenkins.
7:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Richard S. Wilcox v. Estate of Ralph Hines.

1:48pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge won't lift her stay on same-sex marriages in Wisconsin.
5:41am
USA Today. FTC sues Amazon over in-app purchases.

Education

1:51pm
Marquette University. Professors receive Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award.
12:41pm
UW-Stout. President to address UW-Stout planning session.

Local

1:47pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Expresses support for sale of parking structure.

Congress

5:10am
Daily Reporter. Highway Trust Fund fix advances in House.

Politics

4:33pm
DPW.  Stench of Walker's Friday afternoon news dump worsens: Long-time Walker aid interviewed two finalists for IT job she received.
3:35pm
Richards for Attorney General. Endorsed by 150 key Wisconsin leaders.
3:18pm
Stroebel for Congress. Endorsed by Wisconsin Right to Life PAC.
1:46pm
Kremer for State Assembly. Endorsed by Wisconsin Right to Life.
11:42am
RPW. In review: Mary Burke's terrible, no-good week on the campaign trail.
11:40am
DPW. Scott Walker single-handedly stopping march towards progress on marriage equality.
7:41am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. State Treasurer website full of inaccurate and misleading information.

1:51pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Two Burkes on ballot for governor.
5:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Sens. Glenn Grothman and Joe Leibham miss a chance to have their say.
5:17am
Green Bay Press Gazette. AG candidate Richards: 'I'd be the people's lawyer.'
5:13am
Sheboygan Press. Editorial: Term limit promise puts GOP in precarius spot.
5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Burke says she would ban out-of-state campaign donations.
5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNC chair slams Walker for job creation numbers.

Thursday July 10, 2014

AG Opinion.

1:53pm
Reps. Barca, Sargent. Statements on Attorney General's Audit Bureau opinion.
1:49pm
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Statement on Attorney General opinion regarding the Government Accountability Board.
1:46pm
Sen. Lazich. Statement on Attorney General opinion regarding the Government Accountability Board.
1:42pm
AG Van Hollen. Issues formal opinion to the Government Accountability Board concerning whether the board could release its confidential investigative reports to the Legislative Audit Bureau. Request. Opinion.

1:44pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin elections board can keep records secret.Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin State Journal.

Governor

1:43pm
Gov. Walker. Major increase in walleye-stocked lakes under Wisconsin Walleye Initiative.

5:19am
Racine Journal Times. Governor spotlights McLane Foodservice expansion.

Legislative

3:38pm
Rep. Sinicki. Statement regarding Walker administration's refusal to suspend sex offender placements in City of Milwaukee.
1:24pm
Rep. Zepnick Calls on Attorney General to assist Milwaukee in placement of sex offenders.
12:54pm
Rep. Nygren. Column: Legislative Study Committee on the Review of Wisconsin Technical College System Funding and Governance.
12:12pm
Reps. Taylor, Johnson. Letter to DCF Sec. Anderson regarding backlogged child abuse investigations.
10:30am
Rep. Young. Receives 100 percent rating from Wisconsin State AFL-CIO.
9:33am
Sen. Cullen. Weekly Democratic Radio Address.

5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Dems seek values of property state is considering selling.

State Agencies

3:40pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
3:23pm
OCI. Administrative actions, June 2014.
3:06pm
DOR. Sun Prairie couple charged with tax fraud.
12:58pm
DPW. Scott Walker & WEDC use taxpayer dollars to support outsourcing Wisconsin jobs.
12:09pm
DHS. State health agency announces expansion of its successful and popular Music & Memory Program.
11:58am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker's WEDC doubles down on sending state tax dollars to businesses shipping Wisconsin jobs overseas.
10:41am
DATCP. Out of state tax notices may signal identity theft.
10:29am
AG Van Hollen. Issues formal opinion to UW System and Department of Public Instruction legal counsel concerning the "course options" statute as it relates to concurrent enrollment. Request. Opinion.

2:30pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Attorney general: DPI, not UW, should set tuition for dual enrollment.
5:28am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. DNR taking input on water quality.
5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Barrett, aldermen keep up pressure on sex offender placements.

Economy/Business

8:33am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report.

11:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Briggs & Stratton to add 370 jobs at Wauwatosa plant.
5:04am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Plexus among companies that outsourced, got state money.

Statewide

1:27pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Hires David Wright-Racette as Policy Organizer.

6:08am
USA Today. 'Bleak picture' for mentally ill: 80% are jobless.
6:05am
USA Today. Many roads, bridges in rural America in disrepair.
5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Church coalition launches prison reform campaign.
4:55am
Fox 11. Investigates 440 cases of unemployment fraud.

Courts

3:37pm
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Wolf et al. v. Walker et al. - notice of appeal.
3:31pm
AG Van Hollen. Files with the U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit notice of appeal in the matter of Wolf, et al. v. Walker, et al.
8:31am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Rapheal Lyfold Myrick.
8:31am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Dow Family, LLC. v. PHH Mortgage Corporation.
7:49am
District IV Court of Appeals. Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies, Inc v. Cathy Stepp.

3:44pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin appeals ruling allowing gay marriage. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New John Doe documents reveal little of probe.

Education

2:37pm
UW-River Falls, Oscar Mayer. Partner to improve animal welfare in the meat industry.
10:43am
Marquette University. Charles Franklin goes "On the Issues" to present new Marquette Law School poll.

3:42pm
Wisconsin State Journal. High school students can't be charged for college credit courses.

Local

2:33pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Dimitrijevic. Idea of sale of O'Donnell Parking Structure will have public input.
12:51pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Proposed sale of O'Donnell parking structure will benefit entire community.
7:05am
Isthmus Publishing Co. Vince O'Hern sells Isthmus.

4:56am
WBAY. Committee puts brakes on Appleton wheel tax proposal.

Congress

4:37pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Sends letter to Obama on the surge of UACs.
4:32pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Cancel August recess to work on long-term plan for infrastructure investment.
1:29pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act to boost Wisconsin's thriving outdoor recreation industry, expand access and opportunities for hunters and anglers.
5:33am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Supports efforts to strengthen worker training.
5:32am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on passage of H.R. 803, "The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act."

5:01am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Baldwin, Johnson differ on kids crossing U.S. border.

Federal Agencies

3:04pm
U.S. DVA. Madison VA Hospital hosts mental health summit.

Politics

4:12pm
RPW. Mary Burke, a walking special interest, would "outlaw" outside donations.
2:34pm
Steitz for State Senate. Nik Clark, leading 2nd Amendment advocate endorses Steitz.
12:50pm
Walker for Governor. Scott Walker ad says Mary Burke helped firm with "no plans to create jobs in Wisconsin."
11:23am
Media Trackers. Ex-Sen. Wanggaard lying about record on concealed carry.
9:38am
Stroebel for Congress. Statement on the personal attacks from the Leibham campaign.
9:31am
Richards for Attorney General. Clean Wisconsin Action Fund endorses Jon Richards for Attorney General.
8:28am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. Will save taxpayers $26K by canceling membership in NAST.
5:34am
Grothman for Congress. Opposes Common Core, federal involvement in education.

5:03am
Sheboygan Press. League says forum will go on, that Leibham staff had confirmed appearance.
4:58am
Chippewa Herald. Scott Walker far outraises Mary Burke in governor's race. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Wednesday July 9, 2014

Governor

4:54pm
Gov. Walker. Attends McLane Foodservice Milwaukee expansion celebration.
9:26am
Gov. Walker. Requests SBA disaster declaration.

Legislative

4:52pm
Rep. Stroebel. Applauds first meeting of Joint Legislative Council Symposia Series on Personal Property Tax
1:51pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. 13th district school funding up over $8 million for 2014-15 school year.
11:27am
Rep. Wright. To hold listening session at Day's Bowl-A-Dome.
10:41am
Rep. Young. Receives 100 percent rating from League of Conservation Voters.
10:24am
Sen. Risser, Rep. Hintz. Letter to DOA Sec. Huebsch regarding sale of state properties.
9:47am
Sen. Shilling. $46.1 million budget deficit projected for Veterans Trust Fund.
7:42am
Sen. Carpenter. Slams public utilities' plans to charge more for using less energy.

4:58am
Stevens Point Journal. Vruwink named to top budget committee.

State Agencies

3:51pm
DOJ. Truckers against Trafficking law enforcement briefing held by AG Van Hollen's Crime Victims Council.
1:34pm
DATCP. Forfeitures ordered in illegal cattle shipment case.
12:01pm
WHEDA. Announces new Director of Commercial Lending.
10:09am
AG Van Hollen, DVA Sec. Scocos. Announce effort to ease Wisconsin veterans from military service into law enforcement careers.

3:13pm
WKOW. WEDC award recipients outsourced Wisconsin jobs to foreign countries.
11:59am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin Medicaid rolls exceed Gov. Walker estimates, driving $93M shortfall.

Economy/Business

5:24am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Temp agency hires at an all-time high: Baird analyst.

Statewide

2:30pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Commends Marshfield Clinic for focus on existing and successful oral health access programs.
12:02pm
Wisconsin Nonprofits Association. Government-nonprofit contracting issues the subject of upcoming round-table discussions hosted by the Wisconsin Nonprofits Association.
11:51am
One Wisconsin Now. Rick Esenberg, the Bradley Foundation and the case of Ron Johnson's missing legal bills.
11:07am
RENEW Wisconsin. Announces re-elected directors to board.
10:26am
Marshfield Clinic. State of Wisconsin to receive major grant back from Marshfield Clinic.
9:49am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Responds to One Wisconsin Now accusations.
8:31am
Arts Wisconsin. Seeking nominations for 2014 Arts in the Community Awards.

11:43am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Clinic to give $10m dental grant back to state.
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Railways transfer heavy loads of crude oil through state about 45 times per week.

Courts

8:12am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Charles E. Butts.

11:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal judge declines to lift stay on same-sex marriages.
9:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds hearsay law. 
5:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Court should strike down admitting privileges law.
5:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State laws prevent who can sue in malpractice suits.
5:07am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule on hearsay law.
4:56am
Marshfield News Herald. Judge orders Walker probe lawsuit documents unsealed. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

2:56pm
Marquette University. Physical therapy professor honored with Way Klingler Young Scholar Award.
1:36pm
UW-Stout. Cadaver training gives rehab providers inside look at human body.
11:30am
UW-Madison. Project to evaluate how farmers markets benefit communities.
9:46am
UW-Madison. Madison-based SWAMP, Secure Decisions partner to enhance software security.

6:52am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. U.S. students in middle of pack on financial knowhow.
5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin has more voucher school rules than other states.

Local

5:52am
WQOW. Eau Claire City Council bans use of E-cigs.
5:18am
La Crosse Tribune. Council endorses 'historic' changes.
5:11am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Developer: Confluence proceeding with or without arts center.
5:01am
Capital Times. City eyes $60K to fight MGE on rate changes.

Congress

10:51am
Reuters. House Republican proposes $10.9 billion transport funding extension.

9:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bill by Jim Sensenbrenner would dissolve federal ATF agency.
7:17am
Bloomberg. Democrats seek to reverse court ruling on contraceptives.
6:41am
LA Times. Advocates for adopted children decry 'private re-homing.'
5:45am
The Hill. Key Senate Dems push back on FCC's Wi-Fi plan.

Federal Agencies

9:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker, Bobby Jindal co-author piece slamming Obama on vouchers.
7:53am
USA Today. VA whistle-blowers take turn ripping agency.

Politics

3:13pm
Burke for Governor. Statement on WEDC news report.
2:31pm
Scieszinski for State Senate. Calls on Gov. Walker to reverse course on Medicaid funds.
2:29pm
Walker for Governor. Raises $8.2 million in finance period, has $7.6 million on hand.
1:35pm
DPW. Why is Wisconsin lagging other states on jobs?
12:35pm
Stroebel for Congress. Receives Wisconsin Manufacturer's & Commerce "Working for Wisconsin" Award.
10:57am
AFT-Wisconsin. Endorses Mary Burke for Wisconsin Governor.
10:29am
RPW. Scott Walker makes WISGOP's one millionth voter contact call.
9:33am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Thursday deadline for candidates to respond to LWV questionnaire.

2:27pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Burke reports raising $3.6 million in 6 months.
11:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. HUD: State must repay $12.3 million Mary Burke helped award. Walker for Governor.
6:36am
La Crosse Tribune. Burke praises entrepreneurship.
5:47am
Ashland Daily Press. Westlund takes a "progressive-populist" stance.

Tuesday July 8, 2014

Governor

2:30pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. Walker: No comment on ex-aide's big pay raise.

Legislative

3:29pm
Sen. Lazich. Column: Admitting privileges is quality care.
3:27pm
Rep. Wright. Named Conservation Champion by League of Conservation Voters.
3:22pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Identity thieves can target kids.
11:46am
Rep. Hesselbein. Letter to congressional delegation regarding Highway Trust Fund.

5:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin joins other states in requiring newborn heart test.
4:56am
Duluth News Tribune. Editorial: Political civility scores win on Wisconsin farm.

State Agencies

5:11pm
State Treasurer Schuller. Helps save Wisconsin more than $1 million.
5:10pm
ETF . WRS investment returns as of June 30, 2014.
4:57pm
DOT. More DMV service centers offer title, plate and registration services for heavy trucks.
2:11pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Calls on Walker administration to release critical BadgerCare numbers.
2:07pm
DOJ. Former Verona man pleads guilty to heroin delivery.
2:05pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:39pm
DOT. Governor Walker announces July transportation payments to local governments.
5:07am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. File debate complaint.

Economy/Business

5:42am
Bloomberg. Wisconsin reactor's demise shows nuclear towns' plight.

Statewide

4:59pm
Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance. Wisconsin retailer Kwik Trip offers choices for consumers at the pump.
3:26pm
Partnership for a New American Economy. (Green Bay) Business, manufacturing and agriculture leaders hold nationwide push for immigration reform. Waukesha.
12:40pm
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. CommunityConnect HealthPlan is now Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
10:36am
Midwest Food Processors Association. Expands membership opportunities.
9:14am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Outside money becoming a fixture.
8:31am
Alliance of Wisconsin Retailers. Response to NTU press conference.
5:11am
Wisconsin Retail Merchants Association. Reaffirms support of Internet sales tax legislation in Congress.
5:10am
National Taxpayers Union. Poll: Wisconsin voters reject Internet sales tax legislation.

8:30am
Wisconsin Election Watch. DC, Wisconsin clash on a poll over Internet sales taxes.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Low supply of butter means prices could soon rise.

Courts

8:50am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Mark Alan Ruppelt.

4:58am
La Crosse Tribune. 5 things to know about senator's health care suit.

Education

11:49am
UW-Madison. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research.
10:38am
School Choice Wisconsin. Nationwide study: School choice programs in Wisconsin most accountable. Report.

5:19am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Editorial: Schools, students move ahead with Common Core.

Local

10:40am
United Wisconsin. Burlington campaign submits petition signatures calling for local referendum on Citizen United.
9:52am
City of Madison. The blue-green algae season has begun.

5:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee council panel raises questions on 911 calls, response times.
5:05am
Marshfield News Herald. Minimum wage to be debated by Clark County Board.

Congress

5:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Congress needs to end stalemate on nuclear waste strategy.

Politics

5:13pm
Kermer for State Assembly. Earns Pro-Life Wisconsin's full endorsement.
3:57pm
Walker for Governor. Visits Artemax, Inc., highlights Wisconsin's improving economy.
2:36pm
Stroebel for Congress. Releases "Work for Us," new TV, radio ads.
2:24pm
Grothman for Congress. Statement on League of Women Voters forums.
2:22pm
Pro-Life Wisconsin Victory Fund. Announces 2014 candidate endorsements.
2:09pm
Walker for Governor. Visits All-Color Powder Coating, highlights Wisconsin's improving economy.
10:57am
DPW. Beloit Daily News editorial: Take a good whiff of this.
10:43am
RPW. Failed leadership at Department of Commerce.
10:42am
One Wisconsin Now. Walker television attack ignores corruption, cronyism, incompetence of his privatized commerce department.
10:32am
VOICES PAC Wisconsin. Endorses Shirl LaBarre for Wisconsin's 87th Assembly District.
8:39am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. DPI employees enjoy breakfast, lunch and snacks on taxpayer dime.
8:27am
Walker for Governor. New ad: Mary Burke wasted $12.5 million of taxpayer money on vacant lot.

2:35pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Walker calls Hulsey's candidacy 'entertaining.'
2:32pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Congressional candidate Leibham to skip voter forum over voter ID issue.
2:27pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker says he knew son was gay wedding witness.
10:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker attacks Mary Burke over Abbott Labs deal.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican congressional candidates pledge to serve limited terms.
5:02am
Beloit Daily News. Senate preview: 15th District candidates discuss job creation.
5:01am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker, Burke campaigning around Wisconsin.
5:00am
Chippewa Herald. Stene to challenge Larson in 67th District.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. TV ad sparks disagreement among GOP candidates in congressional race.

Monday July 7, 2014

Governor

3:08pm
Gov. Walker. State of Wisconsin saves more than $1 million with new banking deal.
2:12pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for judicial vacancy.

Legislative

3:46pm
Rep. Barca. Announces Vos has appointed Rep. Vruwink to Joint Finance Committee.
3:43pm
Rep. Vruwink. Appointed to Joint Finance Committee.
9:04am
Rep. Pridemore. To attend town hall meeting with Congressman Sensenbrenner.

12:24pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. State lawmaker warns against outsourcing services at UW campuses.

State Agencies

11:50am
PSC. To host broadband symposium.

5:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: State needs to find school aid formula that's fair and flexible.
5:30am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Fire caused $15 million in damage to state office building.
5:27am
La Crosse Tribune. State veterinarian helps fight pig virus.
5:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Public Defender bypassed selection panel to hire Cindy Archer.
5:15am
Racine Journal Times. State funds for courts decline -- county circuit court left to search for alternatives.
5:02am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: So what's wrong with a change?

Economy/Business

12:24pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Survey finds some small employers aren't prepared to offer insurance under ACA.
12:04pm
Chippewa Herald. Health exchange buyer policies not activated by Blue Cross Blue Shield.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Outcry prompts expedited plan to move fuel at Kewaunee nuclear plant.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin leads Midwest in new businesses' 10-year survival rate.

Statewide

4:38pm
Wisconsin Grocers Association. Responds to NTU press conference.
3:42pm
Wisconsin SBDC Network. New advisory board brings expert guidance.
2:29pm
Integrys Group. Wisconsin Public Service Foundation awards scholarships.
12:27pm
One Wisconsin Now. Updates FEC complaint with new evidence contradicting Sen. Ron Johnson claim over his legal bills for his anti-health care reform lawsuit.
9:50am
Integrys. Wisconsin Public Service announces 4th annual Energy Challenge.

5:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. FBI report questions role of needle exchanges in combating heroin.
5:21am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Editorial: Property tax high, but shifting burden not easy.
5:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abortion doctors fear successor shortage.
4:59am
Marshfield News Herald. Honeybees deal with 'perfect storm' in survival attempt.
4:54am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wisconsin traffic deaths are down so far this year.
4:53am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Northwoods still suffering despite rise in tree harvests.

Courts

12:15pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on oral arguments.

12:20pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. Johnson gets his day in court against Obamacare. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:58am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: John Doe and the murky waters of state campaign laws.
4:55am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Judge to mull senator's suit over health exchanges.

Education

11:59am
UW-Stout. Students dominate inaugural Web design awards.
8:42am
UW Madison. Mind the gap: Socioeconomic status may influence understanding of science.

5:54am
Bloomberg. How students at a U.S. university borrowed $31 million less.

Local

9:44am
Dane County Parks. To begin master planning process for McCarthy Youth & Conservation County Park.

12:07pm
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Crews scour Sandpiper pipeline route from North Dakota to Superior, Wis.

Congress

3:07pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. And transportation coalition call on Congress to protect Highway Trust Fund.

12:11pm
The Hill. Highway fund running on fumes.
12:10pm
Reuters. 'Re-homing' to be topic of U.S. Senate hearing.
5:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Interest groups let Congress travel free.

Federal Agencies

5:48am
Washington Post. In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are.

Politics

3:40pm
Stroebel for Congress. Statement on term limits.
3:09pm
DPW. More questions for Scott Walker but still no answers.
1:23pm
Grothman for Congress. Pledges to only serve in Congress for ten years.
12:18pm
Richards for Attorney General. Releases marriage equality video.
11:50am
DPW. What is Scott Walker's price for silence?
8:54am
Dimitrijevic for State Assembly. Wisconsin Progress endorses Marina Dimitrijevic for State Assembly.
8:12am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. Believes DPI wasted thousands on trip to Chicago.
6:41am
Leibham for Congress. Releases 1st radio ad, "Results."
6:40am
Leibham for Congress. Releases 1st TV ad, "Meet Joe Leibham."

12:21pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Leibham debuts first television and radio ads.
12:05pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Burke promises to repeal asbestos law if elected.
5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats look for visibility in Wisconsin attorney general primary.
5:03am
Chippewa Herald. Social issues spill into the governor's race.

Thursday July 3, 2014

Governor

5:24am
WJFW. Gov. Walker not opposed to EPA involvement in proposed mine; OK if for science not politics.

Legislative

2:07pm
Rep. Pasch. Receives 100 percent rating from League of Conservation Voters.
1:50pm
Sens. Cullen, Jauch, Schultz. Three senators, two parties, one governor convene for Civility Summit.
10:10am
Rep. Barca. Letter to OSER Director Gracz regarding civil service system.
10:08am
Sen. Lazich. Weekly Republican Radio Address.
9:29am
Sen. Risser. Weekly Democratic Radio Address.

State Agencies

3:33pm
DNR. Public hearings and meetings July 6-12, 2014.
3:13pm
DOA. GEFI building update - July 3, 2014.
2:44pm
DNR. Outdoor Report for July 3, 2014.
2:23pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of July 7.
1:55pm
DNR. Recent flooding across state may affect private wells.
1:54pm
Wisconsin Lottery. $10,000 Powerball ticket sold in Westby.
1:53pm
DWD. Meetings and hearings, July 7-11.
11:19am
DOT. Last month was the second safest month of June in terms of traffic deaths since end of World War II.
9:28am
DOA. Announces new weatherization provider in Milwaukee.
5:48am
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves $5.75 million for community projects.

10:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Cindy Archer, longtime aide to Scott Walker, gets new job, huge raise.
5:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State elections board says some residents are registering to vote using outdated forms.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Funding for rural school districts helps...um, North Shore?
5:04am
Wausau Daily Herald. State sets out to create Wisconsin biking network.
5:03am
Daily Reporter. WisDOT backs off grant deadline.

Economy/Business

7:38am
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Payroll employment increases by 288,000 in June; unemployment rate declines to 6.1%.

9:30am
Bloomberg. Payrolls jumped as U.S. jobless rate fell to 6.1% in June.
5:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. More pollution controls proposed for Columbia power plant near Portage. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Statewide

1:48pm
Leadership Wisconsin. Carpenter receives Leadership Wisconsin Alumni Award.
12:24pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. New report: Wisconsin health insurance costs higher due to state actions.

5:49am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin farmers planting record number of soybean acres.
5:14am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Editorial: Independence of elected leaders compromised.
5:13am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Hobby Lobby is not the problem.

Courts

1:52pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Lift stay, restore marriage for same-sex couples in Wisconsin.
10:11am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Court to hear arguments in Johnson lawsuit.
5:21am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts twelve new cases.

5:00am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Ruling impact on birth control coverage mixed.
4:58am
Green Bay Press Gazette. All sides want more time in Walker campaign probe.

Local

4:37pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
3:06pm
Milwaukee Cty Sup. Bowen. Invites public to free concert at Lindbergh Park.
11:22am
Racine Mayor Dickert. Announces community-wide needs survey.

5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison to cease enforcing protective buffer zone around health clinics.
5:08am
Capital Times. Going off the grid: How Dane County manure digesters are helping a hospital achieve energy independence.
5:01am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Sheboygan looks at joining in on new marine sanctuary.

Congress

11:18am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Responds to PCLOB report on Section 702.

5:23am
LA Times. Obama says replenishing Highway Trust Fund would be patriotic.
5:17am
La Crosse Tribune. Baldwin commends GREAT officers, tours Chart.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson talks about blame in Iraq, calls IRS actions a crime.

Politics

1:51pm
Burke for Wisconsin. Launches veterans plan & leadership council.
10:13am
DPW. Air Walker takes flight, but its okay, the taxpayers will pay.
7:36am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. Will save taxpayers $10K by cutting unnecessary cell phones.
7:33am
Steitz for Senate. Earns Wisconsin Family Action PAC endorsement in 21st Senate District.
5:21am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Celebrating "Independence Day," without our independence.

5:44am
WSAU. Governor Walker campaigns in Wausau, Rhinelander: "It's about creating jobs."
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mary Burke campaign clarifies iron mine stance.

Wednesday July 2, 2014

Governor

11:47am
DPW. White House says Scott Walker's Medicaid decision hurting Wisconsinites. 
11:42am
Gov. Walker. Statement on White House report.
10:35am
White House Council of Economic Advisors. Missed opportunities: The consequences of state decisions not to expand Medicaid.

1:49pm
La Crosse Tribune. Report: Medicaid growth would cover 120K in state.
11:53am
The Hill. White House dials up the pressure on Medicaid holdouts.
5:30am
Appleton Post Crescent. White House: Walker Medicaid decision hurting Wisconsinites.

Legislative

5:00pm
Rep. Wright. Historic tax credit moratorium another sign of irresponsible budgeting.
2:57pm
Rep. Jorgensen. To hold listening session at Edgerton Public Library.
2:55pm
Sen. Tiffany. Mary Burke: Pink slips for mining employees?
2:49pm
Sen. Lassa. State will aid laid-off Roundy's workers.
11:21am
Sen. Carpenter. Named "Conservation Champion."
10:29am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Column: Wisconsin's summer tourism: Local events boost state economy.

5:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Conservation groups says environment has fared reasonably well under current Legislature.

State Agencies

12:33pm
State Treasurer Schuller. Financial freedom this Independence Day!
10:28am
DATCP. Fireworks safety tips to help your Fourth of July sparkle.
9:46am
GAB. Beware old voter registration forms.
9:27am
Historical Society. Displays Increase Lapham work.
5:22am
ETF. Office closures observe Independence Day.
5:09am
DNR. Most fireworks illegal in state forests and parks.

10:51am
La Crosse Tribune. NRB approves first phase of DNR land sales.
5:27am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Marquette Interchange rehab planned to plug concrete cracks.
5:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: New hiring system warranted, but don't disturb civil service protection.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State lists properties that are good prospects to sell.

Economy/Business

1:01pm
Integrys Group. PSCW approves Wisconsin Public Service plan to make refund to customers due to lower fuel costs.

1:13pm
Alliant Energy. Cleaner air and more jobs will result from state of the art power plant project.
5:08am
Beloit Daily News. NorthStar to break ground July 16.
5:03am
Wausau Daily Herald. Aspirus Doctors Clinic plans major expansion.
5:02am
Marshfield News Herald. Roundy's to close Point facility, cut 196 jobs.

Statewide

4:55pm
Michael Best & Friedrich. Promotes eight associates to the partnership.
1:41pm
Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance. Producers launch push for more E15 pumps.
12:41pm
DPW. Statement celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

10:46am
The Hill. States take lead on gas tax hikes.
5:10am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Effort to restore whooping cranes in Wisconsin struggling.
4:57am
USA Today. 'Sextortion' is an online 'epidemic' against children.

Courts

1:55pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. ACLU prepares lawsuit to preserve week of same sex marriages.
5:29am
Duluth News Tribune. Hobby Lobby ruling fuels political, legal uncertainty.

Local

4:37pm
City of Milwaukee. Historic Preservation Commission looking for public inout on plaquing program.
3:23pm
Milwaukee Public Schools. Dr. Drive appoints MPS Comptroller as chief of staff; Veteran administrator is new acting chief innovation officer.
2:51pm
Milwaukee Cty Sheriff's Office. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Hoan Bridge closures for fireworks.
1:54pm
Pro-Life Wisconsin. City of Madison will not enforce buffer zone ordinance.
1:44pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Walks E. Johnson Street: City support encourages residents to Turn on Johnson.
9:43am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. County Executive and Sheriff working together to protect taxpayers.

5:06am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. USPS: Center's closing shouldn't cause layoffs, untimely delivery.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison makes moves to get employees more of a voice.
5:00am
Sheboygan Press. Crews make progress restoring power in Wisconsin.
4:59am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Costly cleanup for growing number of contaminated wells.

Congress

5:02am
Daily Reporter. Depletion of Highway Trust Fund looms.
4:53am
WQOW. Tammy Baldwin talks gas prices, immigration reform.
4:52am
Superior Telegram. Sen. Johnson shares fiscal call to action.

Federal Agencies

10:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. FCC plan would provide Internet service to 3,200 state schools, libraries.

Politics

4:34pm
Walker for Governor. Visits Vilas County business incubator west, highlights state investment in entrepreneurship.
2:52pm
DPW. Scott Walker's no-bid sale of Wisconsin begins.
1:42pm
Grothman for Congress. Endorsed by Wisconsin Family Action PAC.
11:43am
Stroebel for Congress. Endorsed by Wisconsin Family Action PAC.
10:30am
Wisconsin Family Action PAC. Endorses candidates for U.S. House of Representatives, State Senate, State Assembly.
9:45am
Walker for Governor. Visits Wausau Container Corporation, highlights economic and manufacturing growth in Wisconsin.
9:28am
Kremer for State Assembly. Endorsed by Wisconsin Family Action PAC.
9:25am
RPW. Mary Burke celebrates national "I Forgot" Day.
9:23am
Steitz for State Senate. Eliminate the state income tax.
5:23am
Constitution Party of Wisconsin. Fields two candidates for statewide office.

1:48pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ron Johnson will face difficult re-election battle in 2016.
4:55am
WXOW. Dems hope decision will energize female supporters.
4:52am
Sauk Prairie Eagle. State Assembly candidates meet voters.

Tuesday July 1, 2014

Governor

3:58pm
Gov. Walker. Attends event for United Alloy expansion.
3:21pm
Gov. Walker. Releases statement on signing of the Reliable Home Heating Act.

5:02am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker surveys storm damage.

Legislative

3:03pm
Rep. Murphy. Receives the "Working for Wisconsin" award.
2:53pm
Rep. Strachota. Receives 2014 Outstanding Legislator award.
1:57pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: This Independence Day, cherish our freedom to vote.
9:22am
League of Conservation Voters. Conservation scorecard reveals bipartisan conservation cooperation; engaged conservation voters trumping polluters.

1:32pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. New law limits residents ability to challenge DNR permits for high-capacity wells.
5:50am
WISN. Wisconsin campaign finance laws may need overhaul.

State Agencies

3:59pm
OCI Commissioner Nickel. Statement on storm damage, flooding in southeastern Wisconsin.
3:06pm
Emergency Management. 4th of July holiday: Play it safe.
1:35pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:27pm
DOA Sec. Huebsch. Letter to Building Commission regarding potential sale or lease of certain state assets.
9:55am
DATCP. "Card Services" robocalls return with a new hook.
9:40am
DOJ. Owner of Midwest Roofing charged with theft by contractor in Dane, Brown and Outagamie Counties.
9:14am
DPI. General aid estimate released for 2014-15 school year.
9:11am
Wisconsin Lottery. Warns of scams; urges players to be careful with personal information.
8:13am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - July 2014.

3:08pm
Chippewa Herald. State publishes list of buildings eligible to be sold or leased.
1:21pm
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin officials look to streamline civil hires.
9:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR drops plan to use bacteria to kill zebra mussels on northern lake.
5:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Family upset with pace of police investigation.
5:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Officials: Wisconsin's tax revenues lagging behind expectations.
4:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. City considers action to force changes in mental commitments.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin officials discuss streamlining civil service rules.

Economy/Business

5:40am
Reuters. U.S. employers face difficulty finding STEM workers: study.
5:13am
Beloit Daily News. More commute to Illinois jobs than Wisconsin.
4:59am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Manufacturers are still cautious, but growing: Marquette-ISM report.

Statewide

4:06pm
Boardman & Clark Law Firm. Employment law update - July 2014.
3:15pm
Wisconsin Associaton for Justice. Justice for all; except for you, and you in the back...
9:58am
DeWitt Ross & Stevens. Announces new President & Managing Partner.

3:07pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. FBI report analyes Wisconsin heroin problem.
6:09am
WEAU. Officials clash over beach contamination warnings.
5:45am
Bloomberg. GM recalls 8.45 million more vehicles to set U.S. record.

Courts

9:31am
WMC. A supreme victory for the separation of powers.
8:12am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Patrick J. Hudec.
8:12am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Richard A. Kranitz.
8:11am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Geneva E. McKinley.

5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court in home stretch on critical cases.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Milwaukee School of Health official disagrees with Supreme Court.

Education

4:35pm
UW-Extension Green County. Preparing for a safe canning season.
12:09pm
UW-Madison. Faculty leads new higher education video game alliance.
11:02am
UW-Stout. Animation students create game, video for Eau Claire exhibit.
10:28am
UW-Madison. And Madison schools team up to train mindfulness muscles.
10:28am
UW-Madison. New MOOCS to focus on environmental and community themes.

3:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Some districts balk at latest serving of school lunch rules.
5:28am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: Schools, students move ahead with Common Core.

Local

3:04pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Unveils 'Three Day Pass' for service members and veterans.
2:55pm
City of Algoma. To move ahead with Phase II of Marina & Harbor Sedimentation Study.
11:28am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Hoan Bridge closures for Big Bang Fireworks.
11:03am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Juvenile crime problems go up, and curfew enforcement goes down.
11:01am
Racine Police Department. Fireworks violations.

1:30pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. New requirements begin for FoodShare recipients in 3 counties.
1:27pm
Wisconsin State Journal. U.S. Postal Service to close Madison processing and distribution center and three others in state.
1:22pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Zoo Interchange settlement spurs Milwaukee County plan to buy 10 buses.
5:44am
Reuters. After wet weekend, new tornadoes, floods seen in U.S. Midwest.
5:25am
Appleton Post Crescent. Appleton will consider $20 'wheel tax' for vehicles.
5:09am
Stevens Point Journal. Rothschild mail-processing facility to close in 2015. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.
5:07am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Storms packing high winds sweep southern Wisconsin. 
4:58am
La Crosse Tribune. Group airs concerns about new rail line.
4:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mayor Paul Soglin seeks to ban smoking near public benches.

Congress

3:16pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. House Democrats urge State Department to stop conditioning MCC compact on El Salvador's seed purchase program.
2:02pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.
2:01pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Supreme Court decision in Harris v. Quinn.

Federal Agencies

12:07pm
EPA. Proposes updates to reduce methane, other harmful pollution from new landfills.

3:12pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: Health law sign-ups dogged by data flaws that could jeopardize insurance coverage for millions.

Politics

3:01pm
Stroebel for Congress. Statement on the President's immigration announcement.
2:58pm
DPW. More of Scott Walker's fiscal mismanagement: Medicaid fund faces nearly $100 million shortfall.
12:29pm
Bowen for Assembly. Announces first wave of endorsements from Milwaukee state legislative leaders.
11:05am
RPW. Bike manufacturer tells Mary Burke that customers want American bikes.
8:15am
Adamczyk for State Treasurer. Plans to cut treasurer's budget by 80% on day one.

5:52am
WKOW. WEDC/DWD award recipients hosting Walker fundraisers.

 

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