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Thursday January 31, 2013 - Updated 5:02pm

Governor

2:17pm
Gov. Walker. (Video) Budget priority: Transform education.
11:29am
Gov. Walker. Announces the winners of the Read to Lead in Wisconsin State Parks program.

9:16am
Fox 6. Leaders join together to push for more quality education.
3:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tough decisions lie ahead for Wisconsin's school voucher program.

Legislative

2:58pm
Rep. Sargent. Statement on Democrats middle class jobs package.
2:47pm
Rep. Barca, Sen. Larson. Jobs now!  Rep. Pasch. Rep. Jorgensen.
2:21pm
LAB. UW System's financial statements (auditor's opinion). Summary. Management letter. Letter to Legislative Audit Committee.
2:15pm
Rep. Nass. Letter to MATC President Barhorst regarding budget shortfall.  Letter to Rep. Nass from MATC President Barhorst.
9:20am
LAB. WHA Television report. WHA Radio report.
9:18am
Rep. Richards. Democratic weekly radio address.

12:27pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Don't divvy up state's electoral votes.
10:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Extra Credit: Does the state spend more per student on vouchers than public schools?
5:59am
Bloomberg. Fetus would be rape evidence as Republicans push abortion bills.
4:37am
Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Find best elements for Wisconsin mining bill.
4:26am
Wisconsin Reporter. WI Legislature getting full-time pay for part-time work, one lawmaker says.
4:22am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Keep public records accessible.
3:53am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Assembly rules for spectators go too far.

State Agencies

5:02pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
5:02pm
AG Van Hollen. Announces commitment of Elijah Daniels under Chapter 980.
2:59pm
DATCP. Wisconsin represented on national food safety committee.
2:55pm
DNR. Public invited to share panfish feedback in meetings; input to help guide statewide panfish management plan.
2:48pm
DNR. Wisconsin total deer harvest continues increasing trend, sets archery buck record in 2012. 
2:23pm
AG Van Hollen. Invites Wisconsin 5th graders to take part in 2013 National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest.
2:22pm
DOT. Announces excellence in construction awards.
1:35pm
AG Van Hollen. And other Attorneys General reach a $120 million settlement with lender processing services and its subsidiaries concerning illegal conduct related to mortgage servicing.
1:06pm
DOT. 2013-2014 Wisconsin state highway map now available.
12:15pm
DATCP/DOR. Filing date extended for Wisconsin farmers.
11:38am
DPI. Projects that enrich rural Wisconsin to receive awards.
11:06am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Natural areas to be discussed at Riverway Board meeting.
10:34am
DOT. Public transportation keeps Wisconsin rolling.
9:14am
Wisconsin Historical Museum. Today's folk artists share traditions.

5:02am
Milwaukee Business Journal. WEDC says it spent $10,000 on CEO search, so far.
3:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Corrections chief, union leader disagree on severity of prison guard assaults.

Economy/Business

9:15am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployent insurance weekly claims report. Bloomberg.

4:50am
WQOW. Nearly half of college grads are overqualified for their jobs.
4:39am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan Coca-Cola plant to close, laying off 40 workers.

Statewide

1:28pm
Wisconsin Aging Network. Aging advocates join transportation groups to celebrate Transit Week in Wisconsin.

5:48am
Governing. Survey finds broad support for universal background checks, not weapons bans.

Courts

8:15am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Juan G. Gracia.
8:14am
District IV Court of Appeals. State v. Wyatt D. Henning.
8:13am
District IV Court of Appeals. Juneau County v. Associated Bank, N.A.

5:19am
Wauwatosa Patch. Benjamin Sebena trial could have national repercussions, experts say.

Education

10:18am
Marquette University. Sneak preview of immigration documentary to be shown.
9:24am
UW-Stout. Fab Lab brings MIT, worldwide technology network to UW-Stout.

12:39pm
La Crosse Tribune. Teacher's arrest begs more questions.
3:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Proposal would limit city money to for-profit colleges.

Local

11:16am
City of Milwaukee Arts Board. 2013 grant guidelines & application available online.
9:23am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Partnerships to lead to upgrades, increased outdoor recreational opportunities at CamRock County Park.
3:46am
City of Madison. Draft Madison Sustainability Commerce Center (MSCC) feasibility study released.

3:01pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Panel rejects proposal for county to consider dropping employee health insurance.
12:31pm
Racine Journal Times. Fire engulfs Burlington egg plant; no one hurt.
5:45am
Chicago Tribune. 80 fire departments battle 8-alarm blaze in SE Wisconsin. WTMJ (Photos).
5:05am
River Falls Journal. Frac sand company re-submits application for Glenwood mine.
4:36am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Low interest rates may delay sales tax retirement in Brown County.
4:35am
Appleton Post Crescent. Oneida company proposes recycling plant on tribal land.
4:30am
Wisconsin Reporter. Are cops robbing Wisconsin taxpayers?
4:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison Fire Department may shun MATC's new training site.
4:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. It's too early to judge streetcar cost, city engineer says.

Congress

3:53pm
The Hill. Reps. Schrader and Ribble. No Budget, No Pay Act: A small step on the deficit, a giant leap toward accountability.
5:30am
Washington Times. Bipartisan bill seeks to alter Obamacare.
5:28am
Washington Times. Let the sequesters begin, some Republicans say.
4:20am
Janesville Gazette. Ryan keeps plugging 'debt crisis' message.
4:18am
Janesville Gazette. Obama guns and immigration agenda finds itself competing with economic contraction.
4:08am
Marshfield News Herald. Baldwin pushes expansion of Medicaid under new health care law.
4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Members of Congress seek inquiry of faulty ATF operation in Milwaukee.

Federal Agencies

1:36pm
 EPA. Proposes 2013 renewable fuel standards.

5:35am
The Hill. Obama administration takes steps to implement individual mandate.

Politics

10:17am
Pridemore for State Superintendent. Issues policy statement on school safety.
3:47am
SEIU. Annnounces spring election endorsements.

3:03pm
WKOW. Pridemore wants local school boards to decide on security.
3:03pm
Janesville Gazette. State candidates report fundraising.

Wednesday January 30, 2013

Governor

3:35pm
Gov. Walker. (Video) Buget priority: Develop our workforce.
1:20pm
Wisconsin CALLS, WSTA. Letter requesting an audit of programs funded by the state Universal Service Fund.

3:54pm
La Crosse Tribune. Walker presses case for expanding school choice.
1:40pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. School choice event brings together Walker, Barrett, Thornton, voucher advocates.
5:31am
Bloomberg. Republican bid to alter electoral vote system falters.

Legislative

4:08pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Column: Election Day Registration.
2:31pm
Rep. Barnes. Reaction to Alderman Donovan's statement on education.
2:23pm
School Choice Wisconsin. Response to Rep. Pope's inaccurate statement on the parental choice voucher.
2:20pm
Rep. Bernard Schaber. Announces February office hours.
12:18pm
Rep. Young. Evaluating our first month.
12:12pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Applauds President Obama and bipartisan group of U.S. Senators for working toward tough, fair, and comprehensive immigration reform.
11:29am
Rep. Suder. Statement on appointment of WEDC CEO Reed Hall.
10:10am
Rep. Pope. Let's focus on improving education for all. LFB Memo.
3:45am
Rep. Pasch. Statement on redistricting defense funding.

3:45pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Wisconsin prison, union heads clash over conditions.
12:13pm
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin prison, union heads to testify.
11:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mining firm has role in drafting bill.
5:16am
Superior Telegram. State reduces tax credits, affects rural poor.
5:03am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Ending raids to transportation fund.
4:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. State lawmakers claimed nearly $775,000 in per diem expenses in 2012.
4:12am
Badger Herald. Leg Affairs, students to lobby for tuition freeze.
4:07am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Larson says Walker, WEDC wasted money on CEO search.

State Agencies

4:27pm
Emergency Management. Snow ending...bitter cold moving in.
4:26pm
Emergency Management. Winter storm situation report.
4:22pm
DOJ. Special Agents arrest Calumet County man in ICAC operation.
3:18pm
DSPS. Meetings - Week of Feb. 4-8.
3:13pm
DOA. Volunteers to conduct point-in-time count of homeless statewide.
2:30pm
DOJ. Jeffrey Conway sentenced in Green County for bookmaking operation.
12:23pm
AG Van Hollen. To kick off 2013 National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest.
11:54am
DFI. State businesses cautioned about company's request for information. Form.
11:51am
DOR. E-file to receive your refund faster.
11:26am
DOJ. Monroe Police Department joins the Wisconsin ICAC task force.
10:28am
DATCP. Kraft to pay civil forfeiture and take corrective action for package weight shortages.
9:32am
Wisconsin Economic Development Association. Applauds Walker's WEDC appointment.

3:51pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Medical Examining Board lacks backbone, funding.

Economy/Business

7:36am
ADP. National employment report: Private sector employment increased by 192,000 jobs in January.
7:33am
Bureau of Economic Analysis. Gross domestic product, 4th quarter and annual 2012 (advance estimate).
6:15am
Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Posts fourth quarter and full-year results for 2012.

8:06am
Reuters. Growth buckles on smaller inventories, weak government.
4:58am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Kid Rock says Harley deal 'just makes sense.'
4:56am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Consumer confidence plunges on higher taxes.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Oshkosh scales back job-cutting plans.
4:05am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Bentley World-Packaging to lay off 97 after losing contract.
3:44am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Gross farm sales in Wisconsin set another record in '12.

Statewide

11:23am
Anthem BlueCross BlueShield. Working to improve health throughout Wisconsin.
10:32am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Dental professionals to donate $1.2 million in care for Give Kids a Smile.
9:39am
Wisconsin Budget Project. Lowest-income Wisconsinites pay much more of their income in taxes than the wealthiest.
4:45am
National Weather Service. Watches, warnings or advisories for Wisconsin.

3:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Yo-yo Wisconsin weather set for a nasty turn.

Courts

11:21am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts five new cases.
8:14am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Brian K. Avery.
8:13am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Donald A. Hahnfeld.

Education

11:27am
UW System. Winners of Regents' Diversity Awards announced.
10:01am
Marquette University. Ten noted humanitarians to visit Marquette Feb 4-8.

4:33am
Marshfield News Herald. Stratford teachers reach out to businesses to help refine curriculum.
4:30am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Deficit threatens class sizes, courses at Wisconsin Rapids School District.

Local

3:56pm
Wisconsin Credit Union League. Credit unions thank Racine Mayor Dickert for small business credit advocacy.
3:15pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Mayor Barrett fabricates data on television show; Sheriff demands that he retract it and apologize.
12:42pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Two more reasons to say "No!" to the downtown streetcar.
12:27pm
City of Madison. Declares a snow emergency back to back odd numbered day impacts parking.
12:16pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Releases plan to revitalize Milwaukee's downtown. Downtown plan.
10:24am
City of Sun Prairie. Downtown Sun Prairie hosts annual groundhog prognosication.

3:52pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Donovan backs regional sales tax for arena, roads and other services.
4:54am
Sheboygan Press. Wis. woman: Sheriff said OK for her to arm herself.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Clarke, Barrett square off over guns on CNN.
4:18am
Chippewa Herald. Lake Hallie may create specific frac sand mining district.

Congress

4:14pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Blasts mismanaged ATF sting in Milwaukee.
3:59pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Wisconsin's working families gather outside congressional offices to ask legislators to close tax loopholes for Wall Street and richest 2%.
3:56am
White House. Remarks by the President on comprehensive immigration reform. Fact sheet.

3:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Jim Sensenbrenner seeks probe of faulty ATF operation.
4:59am
Appleton Post Crescent. Ribble: We can't have another Sandy Hook.
4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Paul Ryan wants Republicans to focus on core economic issues to increase appeal.
4:23am
Janesville Gazette. In turnabout, GOP lawmakers willing to risk automatic budget cuts to get their way on budget.

Federal Agencies

11:25am
EPA. Moves to ban 12 D-Con mouse and rat control products

Politics

11:31am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Endorses Evers for State Superintendent.
11:28am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Endorses Ed Fallone for Supreme Court.

11:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin an almost perfect microcosm of U.S. in partisan makeup.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Ryan's hope: a new, and smarter, Republican Party.

Tuesday January 29, 2013

Governor

3:31pm
Gov. Walker. (Video) Budget priority: Create jobs.
2:13pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on WEDC CEO Reed Hall.
1:47pm
Rep. Stone. Welcomes Reed Hall as CEO of WEDC.
1:10pm
Wisconsin Realtors Association President and CEO Theo. Statement regarding the appointment of Reed Hall.
12:17pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on Governor's appointment of Reed Hall to lead the WEDC.
12:16pm
WMC. Praises Reed Hall to lead WEDC.
11:56am
Wisconsin Builders Association. Statement on Reed Hall being named CEO of WEDC.
11:38am
Wisconsin Bankers Association President/CEO Poels. Statement on the selection of Reed Hall as WEDC CEO.
11:06am
CARW. Statement regarding appointment of Reed Hall as CEO of WEDC.
10:22am
Statements on new WEDC CEO Reed Hall. Rep. Barca. Sen. Fitzgerald. Sen. Gudex.
9:51am
Gov. Walker. Announces Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Chief Executive Officer.

10:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker names Reed Hall executive director of WEDC. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin State Journal.
7:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker voices concerns about GOP Electoral College plan.
5:40am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Medicaid choice tough for states.

Legislative

4:49pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Statement on paper ballot in Assembly Org.
4:28pm
Rep. Kleefisch, Sen. Fitzgerald. Collaborate on sportsmen bills.
4:25pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on today's failure to support middle class families.
4:12pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Column: Off-duty and retired law enforcement concealed carry.
3:32pm
Sen. Farrow. Announces 2013 Senate Scholar program.
1:52pm
Sen. Farrow. Announces launch of Senate E-updates.
11:46am
Sen. Carpenter. Votes against confirmation of PSC Commissioner.
11:43am
Iron County Resource Development Association, Inc. Concerned about alternative mining bill.
10:06am
Rep. Suder. Statement on Senator Larson's mining bill comments.
3:40am
Bayfield Mayor MacDonald. Letter to Sen. Tiffany, Rep. Williams requesting mining hearing in Ashland County.

12:28pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate backs bill stripping power from secretary of state. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
7:14am
Racine Journal Times. Barca, others push for Wisconsin to accept federal money for BadgerCare expansion.
5:36am
Wisconsin Reporter. WI voters soon may be deciding proposed constitutional change.
5:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 10 legislators claim $10,000 or more in per diem.
5:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate hires new law firm in redistricting case.
5:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP-backed bill would nix secretary of state from law process.
5:19am
Janesville Gazette. Mining bill vote scheduled. Wisconsin State Journal.
5:04am
WKOW. WI Senate to take up change to bill publication.
5:00am
WFRV. Sen. Hansen's plant to take politics out of redistricting.
4:52am
WQOW. Local leaders talk politics with state politicians.
4:36am
New York Times. Changing the path to the presidency.

State Agencies

4:31pm
Emergency Managment. Winter storm situation report #1.
4:13pm
DOA. Roundtables focused on helping businesses save money at the pump.
4:09pm
Emergency Management. Winter storm warning.
2:44pm
DNR. Weekly News.
2:12pm
DSPS. Meeting addendum.
11:52am
AG Van Hollen. Announces a criminal environmental judgment against a Manitowoc businessman.
10:31am
DOJ. Norbert DeGroot, convicted sex offender, charged with child sexual assault.
10:11am
DPI. 'Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin' awards to be presented Feb. 1.
8:59am
DOJ. Former probation agent enters pleas to misconduct, burglary, and drug crimes.

5:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Medical Board says lack of money, authority ties their hands and may attract subpar physicians to state.
5:11am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Lakes group challenges Domtar permit renewal.

Economy/Business

9:42am
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Business employment dynamics - second quarter 2012.
5:46am
Generac Power Systems. Hiring for approx. 100 manufacturing, professional/technical positions at upcoming Jefferson job fair.

10:29am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Many earn credit for resurgence of industry here.
5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. WPS Health Insurance files notice of 451 layoffs in Monona, Madison and Wausau.
5:08am
Marshfield News Herald. Extra unemployment funds to end.

Statewide

3:20pm
Lin.Liebmann.Wied LLC. New law firm forms in Green Bay.
1:46pm
National Weather Service. Winter storm warnings / flood warnings / flood watches / winter storm watches for Wisconsin.
9:13am
Open World Leadership Center, Friendship Force of Wisconsin. Ukrainian officials in Madison.
9:09am
Integrys Group. 2013 WPS Energy Challenge winners announced.
3:56am
Anthem BlueCross BlueShield, American Cancer Society. $50,000 grant supporting Patient Navigator Program at Columbia St. Mary's Hospital.

5:38am
Appleton Post Crescent. Fast facts on Wisconsin insurance exchange plans.
4:40am
Detroit Free Press. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder puts right-to-work law before high court, making other challenges moot.
4:30am
Governing. Collective bargaining likely to be big issue in legislatures this year.

Education

12:20pm
Marquette University. Award-winning filmmaker is Marquette's 2013 Peacemaker in Residence.
10:26am
UW-River Falls. Student Accounting Society offers free income tax assistance.
10:25am
UW-River Falls. Wyman Series presents Carnaval Brasileiro.
10:15am
UW-River Falls. Hosts public astronomy talks and observatory viewings.
10:02am
Milwaukee Public Schools. Initial budget plans give another boost to art, music, physical ed as budget survey opens.

11:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Madison and UW-La Crosse again make Kiplingers' best value list.

Local

5:50am
Tomah Journal. Low bidder told to quit board to seek job.
5:16am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: When did it come to this?
4:45am
Christian Science Monitor: Wisconsin sheriff's warning: Arm yourself, we might not get there in time. LA Times.

Congress

9:05am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces new staff.
4:12am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.

12:02pm
The Hill. U.S. debt headed toward 200% of GDP even after fiscal cliff deal.
4:20am
Reuters. Fitch backs away from downgrade of U.S. credit rating.
4:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Atlas Society interviews Sen. Ron Johnson. The Hill.

Monday January 28, 2013

Governor

5:34pm
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers, Inc. Income tax relief good, property tax relief better.

4:53am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Keep building rainy day fund.
4:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Cash-strapped Wisconsin school districts brace for Walker's second budget proposal.
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Decision looms on state Medicaid expansion.

Legislative

4:43pm
Ashland City Councilor Ketring. Letter to Sen. Tiffany, Rep. Williams requesting mining hearing in Ashland County.
12:14pm
Sens. Wirch, Lehman. Announce 2013 Senate Scholar program.
12:13pm
Ashland County Sup. Ortman. Letter to Sen. Tiffany, Rep. Williams requesting mining hearing in Ashland County.
11:03am
Ashland City Council Member Westlund. Letter to Sen. Tiffany, Rep. Williams requesting mining hearing in Ashland County.
11:01am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Statement on Milwaukee County Board reforms.
10:54am
Sen. Hansen. Ongoing legal issues over GOP gerrymandering make case for non-partisan re-districting plan.
9:24am
Rep. Jorgensen. Set to hold special listening session on Milton-Whitewater bus in celebration of Transit Week.
9:21am
Rep. Tranel. To hold office hours on January 28th.
9:18am
Wisconsin TEA Party. Groups urge passage of mining bill.
7:46am
Letters to Sen. Tiffany, Rep. Williams requesting mining hearing in Ashland County/Bad River Trout Unlimited - Wild Rivers Chapter. Mining Impact Coalition of Wisconsin Trout Unlimited.

1:35pm
Racine Journal Times. Freshman orientation: New legislators see road to bipartisan behavior.
11:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bill targets secretary of state's powers.
9:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly speaker subpoenaed in redistricting feud. DPW.
9:39am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Part-time pay for legislators is worth considering.
5:28am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Grothman pushes for quicker enactment of laws.
5:04am
Wisconsin Reporter. State agency that lost track of millions wins big in WI mining bill.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Fill holes in road budget.
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Mining bill needs changes to do what is necessary.
4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bill would let off-duty, retired law officers carry concealed weapons into schools.
4:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Q&A digs into mining bill debate.
4:26am
Daily Reporter. Man has little recourse after accident thanks to pothole-liability law.
4:16am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Editorial: Tax cut offset by transportation needs?
3:55am
River Towns. Wisconsin law increases abortion delays.

State Agencies

3:13pm
OJA. Awards $1.2M to ten law enforcement agencies.
2:35pm
DOT. State Patrol's Super Bowl Sunday safety message.
1:29pm
DATCP. Register for webinar series on farm finances.
11:49am
DATCP. Hearings set on new farmland preservation rule.
11:07am
AG Van Hollen. Introduces new and improved DOJ website.
9:19am
DSPS. Meeting addendum.
4:04am
ETF. SWIB announces 2012 investment returns; ETF provides rate projections. Video.

4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Officials say clubs with roll-your-own machines must pay cigarette taxes, too.
3:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin doctors who make mistakes often don't face serious consequences. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Economy/Business

4:59pm
WKOW. WPS cutting 451 jobs, including 250 in Madison area. 
3:19pm
WTMJ. Merchants now allowed to charge 'checkout fee' for credit card purchases.
2:46pm
WMC. Names Senior Vice President.

3:09pm
Daily Reporter. Forecast: Construction companies will add 140K jobs in 2013.
5:21am
Superior Telegram. Superior refinery owner considering Lake Superior crude oil loading dock.
3:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Seeking workers, Wisconsin dairy farmers call for immigration reform.

Statewide

3:12pm
Professional Dairy Producers Foundation. Awards grants for education projects in 2013.
2:36pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. A successful 82nd annual convention.
10:05am
Hamilton Consulting Group, LLC. Rebecca Hogan joins the Hamilton Consulting Group.
9:23am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Mine backers drill with big cash to ease regulations.

11:47am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Report shows mining interests gave more money to politicians. 
11:25am
Brookings. Crumbling infrastructure has real and enduring costs.
4:32am
Racine Journal Times. New national health care law clouds reimbursement picture for hospitals.

Courts

6:10am
Washington Times. Ruling puts presidential powers at risk.

Education

3:15pm
Marquette University. Marquette, United Community Center receive $1.5 million federal grant for ongoing minority youth health project.
1:37pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Network. Statement of opposition to expansion of school voucher system.
1:28pm
AT&T. Foundation receives $7,000 AT&T award to enhance cyber security course and develop new online graduate course.
1:27pm
UW-Stout. Mourns passing of former chancellor Swanson.
9:20am
School Choice Wisconsin. National School Choice Week.

11:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker proclaims 'Wisconsin School Choice Week;' rally planned for Wednesday.
4:14am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Errors in school salary data frustrates educators, skews some averages.

Local

2:42pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County deserves better.
11:58am
Dane County Council of Public Affairs. Releases winter survey. Survey Results.
11:06am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. New Dane County parks and trails map, first ever mini-map, showcase outdoor recreation opportunities in Dane County.
3:46am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 26 drunken driver arrests.
3:45am
Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity. 'Stock the Store' donation drive.

4:07am
Chippewa Herald. Despite "freeze," property taxes continue to go up for some.
3:57am
USA Today. Wisconsin sheriff urges citizens to get gun training. New York Times.

Congress

3:04pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on Senate immigration framework.

6:12am
The Hill. Rep. Paul Ryan says he thinks 'sequester is going to happen.'
5:57am
Washington Post. Bipartisan group of senators to unveil framework for immigration overhaul.
4:44am
Marshfield News Herald. Leading Democrat: Gun control faces uphill climb.

Politics

3:45am
DPW. Scott Walker's "interesting" vote-rigging plans.

5:01am
Wisconsin Reporter. Is 2014 Kind's time to make a run for WI governor?
4:11am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Ryan says GOP needs to pick its fights with Obama.
3:48am
Washington Times. Gov. Walker: Conservatism thriving in states.
3:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker discusses GOP future on CNN show.

Friday January 25, 2013

Governor

11:30am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Instead of lifting residency requirement, let's expand school choice and fix the "funding flaw." Letter to Gov. Walker.

12:43pm
La Crosse Tribune. Walker says school aid could go to teacher bonuses. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:47am
Minnesota Public Radio. Dayton to Scott Walker: Mind your own business.

Legislative

4:50pm
Rep. Pasch. Statement on status of Milwaukee County Board legislation.
2:36pm
Sen. Cullen. Releases list of environmental concerns in SB 1. Concerns List.
2:04pm
Sen. Jauch, Rep. Bewley. (Updated). Announce northern listening session on mining bills.
12:28pm
Rep. Bernier. Comments on revised surplus announcement.
10:40am
Sen. Farrow. Reacts to updated revenue projections.
10:27am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Column: Let's bring mining jobs back to Wisconsin.
10:20am
Rep. Hintz. Governor Walker reappoints Rep. Hintz to the Building Commission.
8:31am
Sen. Taylor. Office picked for legislative exchange to Armenia.
3:45am
Rep. Suder. Statement on revenue numbers.
3:44am
Rep. Richards. Statement on updated revenue numbers.

4:41pm
Wausau Daily Herald. Wis. lawmaker wants to charge for redactions.
12:48pm
Superior Telegram. Jauch, Bewley announce northland listening session on mining.
12:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Author of bill to cut supervisors' pay agrees to delay for board to act on own.
5:27am
USA Today. Time to tweak gas taxes? States weigh options.
5:20am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Two area lawmakers sharply differ on iron ore mine proposal.
4:58am
Baraboo News Republic. Rep. Clark: Questions remain about mining.
4:16am
Stevens Point Journal. Budget surplus grows to $484M.

State Agencies

2:39pm
DOJ. WCAN helps local police solve couterfeit cash cases.
2:23pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings.
2:01pm
DSPS. Meetings.
12:27pm
DATCP. Last call for farmers to return U.S. Ag census forms.
10:49am
AG Van Hollen. Announces new Deputy Administrator of the Division of Criminal Investigation at the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
10:15am
DPI Supt. Evers. Column: Reinvigorating career and technical education.
7:57am
DWD. Meetings and hearings.
4:27am
DCF. Awards $1.5 million in Refugee Resettlement Support Funds.
3:44am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

2:09pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Natural gas boilers replacing coal boilers at state facilities.
1:54pm
Superior Telgram. State's top warden to retire badge in fall.
3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 12 groups respond to state feelers on venture capital program.

Economy/Business

3:16pm
COWS. Wisconsin job watch.
10:39am
WMC. Briggs & Stratton Chairman, President & CEO Teske re-elected WMC Chair.

12:53pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. Grant will help McNeilus add 70 jobs.
5:13am
Tomah Journal. Editorial: Business climate and jobs - are they connected?
3:58am
WQOW. Update: President of Lifenet explains decision to close.

Statewide

2:19pm
State Bar of Wisconsin. Gagen and Hanson announce bid for 2013 State Bar President-elect post.
2:02pm
Wisconsin 4-H Foundation. Hosts golf outings to raise funds for youth programs.
10:51am
Arts Wisconsin. Arts Day 2013.
10:38am
Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice. "Save our water, no unsafe mines" rally Saturday.

4:15pm
Chicago Sun-Times. Illinois bond rating sinks to worst in the nation with S&P downgrade.
5:20am
Wisconsin Radio Network. State tax collections rose in 2012.
4:33am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Penalties could price smokers out of health care overhaul.
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Shooters Shop owner says gun debate lacks common sense.
3:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's public health report card mediocre.

Courts

8:46am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Everett E. Wood.
8:46am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Sherman Ward Hackbarth.

Education

5:41am
Wall Street Journal. College degree, no class time required.

Local

4:40pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Responds to Mayor Barrett's not-so-serious take on violent crime.
4:22pm
Racine Water and Wastewater Utilities. Installs innovative technology.
4:19pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
11:24am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Heidi Johnson named new Crop and Soils Educator for Dane County UW-Extension.
7:58am
Dane County Market. Foreclosure to housing start ratio.

12:54pm
Chippewa Herald. Hearing set on sand mine's expansion.
12:42pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sheriff Clarke urges residents to arm themselves with guns.
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. City makes changes after security breach released Social Security numbers.
4:19am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Panel to review Wood County employee wage study.
4:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Clarke's lawsuit throws wrench into plans for shifting oversight of lockup.
4:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR investigating well contamination in southeastern Wisconsin.

Congress

4:20pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. It does make a difference.
3:13pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Column: Waiting on the president: Keystone pipeline.
12:30pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Releases statement on March for Life.
10:16am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. To hold town hall meetings this weekend.

5:48am
New York Times. Senator unveils bill to limit semiautomatic arms.
5:29am
The Hill. Liberals itrate as Senate passes watered-down filibuster reform.

Federal Agencies

12:29pm
EPA. Releases new report on children's health and the environment in America.

2:17pm
Washington Times. Pentagon starts pink slip process to 46,000.

Politics

3:14pm
Democratic Party of Milwaukee County. Announce Zamarripa and Weishan as award recipients.

12:51pm
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Justice seeks second 10-year term.
3:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP principles sound, Paul Ryan says.

Thursday January 24, 2013

Governor

10:00am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.

5:39am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Walker budget address set for February 20th.
4:56am
Washington Examiner. Editorial: The most consequential election of 2012.

Legislative

4:28pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on revenue numbers.
4:24pm
Rep. Sargent. Mining hearing disrespects local and tribal interests.
4:15pm
DPW. Scott Walker "surplus."
4:14pm
Sen. Lazich, Rep. Bernier. Call for non-partisan Audit Bureau to examine elections irregularities. Letter to Joint Audit Co-Chairs.
4:10pm
LFB. General fund revenue and expenditure projections. Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Sen. Fitzgerald. Gov. Walker.
3:50pm
Rep. Hintz. Hearing process on open pit mining - the new normal?
3:05pm
LFB. General fund revenue and expenditure projections. Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren.
2:20pm
Rep. Weatherston. Statement on DNR report concerning molybdenum in area ground water.
2:09pm
Rep. Clark, Sen. Lehman. Letter to Sen. Tiffany and Rep. Williams regarding questions from yesterday's hearing. Questions for Authors and Chairs on SB1.
1:49pm
Rep. August. Slams tax increases in transportation report.
1:27pm
Rep. Sargent. To hold first listening session.
9:00am
Sen. Cullen. Democratic weekly radio address.
8:46am
Sen. Gudex. Wisconsin State Senate announces plans for Senate Scholar program.
3:43am
Rep. Zamarripa. Blasts GOP leaders for holding a single public hearing in Madison on mining legislation and undermining environmental protections.

3:48pm
WMTV. Wis. budget surplus grows to $484 million. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:15am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wider audit ordered of UW System payroll, benefits.
4:57am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Republicans, mining lobbyist push for new rules.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Two sides clash on GOP mining bill.
3:39am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Commodity forecasters predict bear market for iron ore.

State Agencies

4:27pm
DOA. Governor Walker issues energy emergency Executive Order to allow longer transportation hours for propane drivers.
4:07pm
DOJ. Data Privacy Day: Keeping your personal information private.
3:17pm
DOJ. Franklin resident Fahmi Abdallah sentenced for theft of sales tax.
3:16pm
DOJ. Obtains consent judgment against Nicholas Wallace, owner of All Star Tax Service in Milwaukee.
2:28pm
WISPIRG. New report: Population, transportation trends suggest Wisconsin's highway spending a folly. Report.
2:10pm
DATCP. Think digital safety on Data Privacy Day, January 28.
1:59pm
WEDC. Glacier Transit & Storage, Inc. expanding in Plymouth.
1:19pm
DPI. Public school open enrollment application period begins Feb. 4.
12:45pm
Dept. of Tourism. Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce awarded $27,500 tourism grant.
12:43pm
DWD Sec. Newson. Commends power test for innovative model to train manufacturing employees in southeast Wisconsin.
11:06am
DOT. Frozen road law expands to include all but southeast Wisconsin.
11:00am
DPI. Wisconsin a leader in public high school graduation rate.
8:44am
DATCP. Farmers benefit from Favia's marketing work.

5:54am
WKBT. DNA proposal puts AODA funding in question.
5:21am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: State jobless benefits need reform.
5:07am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Gas tax, driver's fee increases requested. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin cuts harvest quota for bears.

Economy/Business

1:50pm
Thrive. Hires Gene Dalhoff as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships.
8:14am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report.

11:38am
Milawukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. jobless claims drop to 5-year low of 330,000.
5:52am
WEAU. 120 workers to be impacted in closing of Eau Claire business.
5:16am
Chippewa Herald. Unemployment up for Chippewa, surrounding counties.

Statewide

4:08pm
Marshfield Clinic. To host Fritz Wenzel Science Conference.
2:31pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Thousands of Fox Valley residents at risk if Walker rejects Medicaid dollars.
9:14am
Wisconsin Budget Project. State EITC provides a big boost in rural Wisconsin.
8:49am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Wisconsin's tax collections grow.

10:14am
Pierce County Herald. Editorial: Tobacco fight's come long way.
5:18am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin union membership declines, following national trend. La Crosse Tribune.
5:11am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Protected by the DC divide.
4:50am
Sheboygan Press. Editorial: Rural or urban, we're all relevant.
3:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Towns Association calls for moratorium on construction of new wind turbines.

Courts

12:08pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Court erases injunction against UW protester.

Education

3:49pm
UW-Stevens Point. To host international aquaponics conference.
9:58am
UW-Stout. Education students dig into classroom research for Spring Valley teachers.

5:23am
Wisconsin Reporter. Advocates in the home of voucher schools push for more freedom to choose.
5:02am
Wausau Daily Herald. New workload policies saving NTC about $1 million.
4:48am
Fond du Lac Reporter. No food fight: USDA relaxes guidelines on school lunches.

Local

2:35pm
Milwaukee County Sups. West, Mayo. Milwaukee County Accountability Program promises better results for youth.
3:41am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Madison: Second best run city in America.

5:42am
Baraboo News Republic. Arbitrator rules in favor of county over deputies union.

Congress

4:06pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on Benghazi briefings.
11:35am
U.S. Rep. Ryan. Statement on the No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013.
11:32am
U.S. Rep. Moore. Pelosi, Conyers and Moore reintroduce Violence Against Women Act.
11:11am
Rep. Pocan. Statement on federal gun control measures.
3:42am
U.S. Rep. Petri. Announces town meeting schedule for February.
3:40am
U.S. Rep. Duffy. Statement on House passage of No Budget, No Pay Act.

4:26pm
The Hill. Sen. Johnson: Shouldn't have 'speculated' on Clinton's emotions.
5:40am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Kind says extension of debt ceiling necessary.
4:58am
Bloomberg. Ryan says Republican goal is 'big down payment' on debt.
3:59am
USA Today. Paul Ryan ends low profile after election loss.
3:49am
USA Today. Sen. Ron Johnson: Secretary Hillary Clinton, you failed.

Wednesday January 23, 2013

Mining Legislation

3:12pm
Rep. Barnes. Statement on public hearing of mining bill.
12:06pm
The Nature Conservancy. Mining legislation puts water resources at risk.
10:45am
Rep. Honadel. Report: The Economic Impact of the Gogebic Taconite Mine.
10:44am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Hundreds of citizens fill the Capitol opposing the open-pit mining bill.
10:42am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Network. Memo in opposition to AB 1/SB 1, the mining bill.

12:57pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Sides make case for and against mining bill at contentious public hearing.
12:19pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats want more input in this morning's mining hearing. Janesville Gazette.

Governor

3:10pm
Gov. Walker. Announces 2013-15 Biennial Budget Address.

5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Walker: Venture capital fund needs at least $25M to be success.
4:22am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Walker developing new way to measure employment.
4:03am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. (MN) Dayton proposes new sales taxes, higher tax rate for wealthy.
3:46am
Fox 11. Walker reveals some new details of budget plan.

Legislative

4:34pm
Speaker Vos. Majority Leader Suder. Respond to Transportation Commission report.
4:25pm
Sen. Harsdorf. Column: Enhanced DNA collection boosted by U.S. Congress.
4:24pm
Rep. Steineke. Statement on Transportation Commission recommendations.
2:37pm
Sen. Lassa. Governor needs to focus on reversing job slump.
2:29pm
Rep. Kleefisch. To take part in Rep. Sensenbrenner town hall.
1:43pm
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit Committee approves audit of payroll processing at UW System.
3:55am
Rep. Hutton. Co-authors "Mining for Jobs" bill.

5:11am
Wisconsin Radio Network. WMC defends environmental provisions of mining bill.
4:52am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Competing Wisconsin mining bill unveiled. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:51am
Capital Times. Critics were right: Wetlands mitigation language rolled into new mining bill.
4:49am
Stevens Point Journal. Parties differ as mining legislation work gets under way.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Milwaukee County Board should work part-time; cut supervisors' pay.
4:42am
Wausau Daily Herald. Jerry Petrowski column: Amendment will keep road funds safe.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers say UW System leaders lax on oversight of payroll, benefits.
3:55am
Duluth News Tribune. Editorial: Move forward on mining, Wisconsin.

State Agencies

4:14pm
DNR. More than 8,500 bear permits available for the 2013 season.
4:14pm
DNR. New Wisconsin Natural Resources Board officers elected.
3:48pm
Sierra Club. Supports commission's recommendations for increased investments in transit, but opposes runaway highway spending.
3:46pm
ACEC Wisconsin. Engineering Association supports Wisconsin Commission on Transportation Finance and Policy report.
3:44pm
WISPIRG. Transportation Commission report: "Mixed blessing for taxpayers and commuters."
3:11pm
DSPS. Meetings.
1:58pm
DPI Supt. Evers. Addresses State Education Convention.
1:36pm
DWD Sec. Newson. Employers extend over 100 job offers following innovative recruitment event in Green Bay. 
12:22pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
11:42am
WTBA. Lauds work of Transportation Commission.
11:07am
DPI. Evers seeks support for rural schools in 2013-15 education budget.
10:34am
DOT. Transportation Commission advances recommendations. Final Report.
9:45am
DPI. State revenue estimate supports viability of 'Fair Funding' plan.
9:13am
OCI Commissioner Nickel. Places Partnership Health Plan, Inc., into rehabilitation.
5:27am
ETF. Election taking place: Teachers Retirement Board - Annuitant Member.

1:25pm
Daily Reporter. Unemployment up in nearly all Wis. cities, counties.
12:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State panel recommends raising gas tax, fees - Republicans balk.
12:24pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Gas tax increase proposal approved.
5:26am
WMTV. Wednesday meeting to discuss gas tax, odometer fee.

Economy/Business

12:15pm
Green Tech Media. Solar outside the sunbelt: Wisconsin.
4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Biotechs face funding hurdles.
4:14am
WISC. Alliant-owned company to lay off 30 employees.
4:12am
Fox 11. Layoffs at RR Donnelley facility.
3:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Survey of Wisconsin bank CEOs shows improved outlook for state's economy.

Statewide

12:07pm
Integrys Group. Wisconsin Public Service Foundation Scholarship deadline February 1st.
10:41am
Wisconsin Specialty Cheese Institute. Wisconsin cheesemakers: Are you prepared for a product recall?
9:12am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Credit Union League struggles to justify unfair tax subsidy.
8:49am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Road fund gets concrete protection from special interets.

Courts

9:00am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Lisa A. Webber Hicks.
8:59am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Benjamin J. Harris.
8:57am
District I Court of Appeals. MBS-Certified Public Accountants, LLC. v. Wisconsin Bell, Inc.
8:56am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. Kim M. Verhagen (Combined with Christoper J. Nickles, Craig M Van Asten and James L. Bell cases).
8:53am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Edward C. Lefler.
8:52am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Jacob C. Turner.
8:51am
District III Court of Appeals. The Payday Loan Store of Wisconsin, Inc. v. Nicole Krueger.

10:37am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Appeals ruling on Act 10 resolves little.

Education

4:10am
Fox 11. School district sets out to customize education.
4:06am
WKBT. University employees brace for changes.

Local

3:19pm
Milwaukee Ald. Witkowski. FPC confirmation starts with committee hearing tomorrow.
2:11pm
AIDS Network. Camp Bingo sets sail for season 8.
10:38am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Recognizes Veterans Service Officer BJ Ganem for his service to Dane County.
8:08am
Dane County Market. Active MLS listings through 12/31/12. Months of MLS inventory in 12/31/12.

12:29pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Prosecutors investigating two suspected cases of voter fraud.
4:26am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Editorial: Sway of public opposition often too strong.

Congress

3:09pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Short-term fix not a long-term solution.
1:34pm
U.S. Rep. Ribble. No Budget, No Pay passes House.
1:31pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on federal debt ceiling.
11:41am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin embraces strongest filibuster reform measure.
3:58am
U.S. Rep. Petri. Introduces bill to promote 21st century skills in schools.

12:37pm
Reuters. House passes Republican plan to extend debt limit to May 19.
11:11am
Business Insider. Hillary Clinton erupts at Tea Party Senator over Benghazi question.
5:46am
New York Times. Obama speech leaves G.O.P. stark choices.
4:57am
Janesville Gazette. House Republicans seek to defuse debt crisis with vote on 3-month increase in borrowing limit.

Federal Agencies

12:00pm
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Union members - 2012. LA Times.

5:42am
New York Times. Many Medicaid patients could face higher fees under a proposed federal policy.

Tuesday January 22, 2013

Governor

3:17pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Sergeant Grady Hartman as Oneida County Sheriff.

5:32am
Wall Street Journal. Editorial: Another Walker vindication.
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State may reassign police grant-making agency.
4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. MLK tribute draws hundreds, and some criticism for Gov. Walker.

Legislative

4:44pm
Rep. Sargent. Statement on Joint Audit Committee public hearing on UW System overpayments.
4:21pm
Rep. Taylor. Department of Justice continues to throw out citations against Capitol protesters.
4:18pm
Reps. Barca, Pasch. Time for a state budget focused on middle-class families.
4:14pm
Rep. Ballweg. Regulatory reform announced.
3:33pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bohl, Sup. Alexander. A response to state lawmakers' plan to restructure the Milwaukee County Board.
2:56pm
Rep. Taylor. Statement on 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
2:55pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Touts the Right the Rules initiative.
2:47pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on today's mining reform legislation.
2:38pm
Sen. Cullen. Unveils new mining legislation. LRB-0821/2 Leg. Council Memo. Sen. Jauch.
12:53pm
Speaker Vos. Assembly works to "Right the Rules" to boost job growth.
12:52pm
Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Concerns with mining legislation continue.
12:50pm
Sen. Carpenter. Encourages Wisconsin's congessional delegation to address challenges to immigration system. Letter.
12:30pm
Sen. Harris. Statement on anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

4:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP leaders envision income tax cut with $200 savings per family.
12:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vos: income tax cut would total $300 million or more over two years.
9:28am
Stateline. In Michigan and Wisconsin, some lawmakers want to go part-time.
4:58am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Assembly aims to edit state regulations.
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislators ask for public input on review of state's regulations.

State Agencies

2:06pm
DNR. Weekly News.
2:03pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To hold special meeting.
12:14pm
Dept. of Tourism. Monroe Arts Center receives over $33,000 tourism for Wisconsin Music Arts Festival.
10:44am
DNR. To hold CWD informational meeting in Adams County.
10:35am
State Treasurer Schuller. Returns record $35 million in 2012.
8:58am
WEDC. Twenty cities selected for Connect Communities program.

5:25am
Governing. 'Zombie' estate taxes appear dead for good.
4:17am
Janesville Gazette. Dealers face legal challenge with law impossible to obey.

Economy/Business

3:41am
Wisconsin Credit Union League. Credit unions saved Wisconsin consumers close to $1 billion since start of recession.

1:49pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. MMAC: Local firms less optimistic in 2013.
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Golden Guernsey's bankruptcy filing lists hundreds of creditors.

Statewide

2:54pm
Pro-Life Wisconsin. Remembering 55 million lives: Pro-Life Wisconsin observes the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
2:52pm
Quarles & Brady. Chairman receives Presidential Legacy Award from National Bar Association.
11:06am
WISPIRG. New report shows impact on big money in the 2012 election. Report.
3:42am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Another needed reform and a "deform" proposal Wisconsinites need to address.

12:31pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Former GOP speakers of the state Assembly lobbying to expand school vouchers.

Courts

2:04pm
Wisconsin Family Action. WI Supreme Court asked to determine if marriage amendment means what it says.
1:41pm
Alliance Defending Freedom. Wis. ruling divorces marriage from true meaning.

Education

1:53pm
UW-Eau Claire. Earns inclusion in 2013 Guide to Military Colleges & Universities.
11:57am
UW-Stout. New mobile app offers easy access to university information.
10:37am
Marquette University. Book swap to be hosted by Marquette University's English alumni organization.
10:24am
UW Colleges. Kaplan award recipients named.

11:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Analysis: Achievement gap exists for both longtime, new Madison students.
4:31am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: No to YES Student Bill of Rights.

Local

4:16pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Sheriff attributes burglary/robbery increase in North side neighborhoods to failed soft-on-crime social engineering experiments by the Milwaukee County criminal justice system.
2:50pm
SWWRPC. Grow Southwest Wisconsin gains momentum.
1:37pm
C4C. Racine "Place of Peace" handgun prohibition signs deliver second charitable contribution.
8:56am
Dane County Market. Distressed property index dips 21.4%

4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County Board chair rips proposal to cut salaries, funding.

Politics

11:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ex-Walker aide sentenced to 2 years in prison for veterans theft. DPW.
4:20am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Return of the partisan wars.

Monday January 21, 2013

Governor

12:07pm
Gov. Walker. Statement on President Obama inauguration.

Legislative

3:26pm
Rep. Bewley, Sen. Jauch. (Updated) Plan for Madison mining bill hearing an insult to people of the North and democratic principles.
11:48am
Rep. LeMahieu. A project for regulatory reform: Right the rules.
4:08am
Sen. Tiffany, Rep. Suder. Introduce mining bills.
4:07am
Rep. Nygren. Federal 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upholds Act 10.
4:06am
Rep. Ballweg. 2011 Act 10 upheld by federal court.

12:21pm
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP mining bill will get single hearing in Madison, none in northern Wisconsin.
7:43am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Sen. Rick Gudex: Prioritizing Wisconsin's future.
5:47am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Editorial: Democracy in the way of vouchers.
5:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State lawmaker plans 2nd Milwaukee County Board bill.
4:31am
La Crosse Tribune. School funding debate divides Republicans in state.
4:30am
Marshfield News Herald. Local legislators focus on jobs, bipartisanship.
4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Availability of Wisconsin's Family Care program could be decided soon.
4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's mining bill could slow approval process, Corps of Engineers says.

State Agencies

4:14am
WEDC. Expands support of Hispanic Chamber revolving loan fund.
4:11am
National Lawyers Guild. Wisconsin Dept. of Justice dismisses another case for Capitol activist.
4:04am
DOJ. James M. Lalor bound over for trial under State's sexually violent person statute.
4:04am
Dept. of Tourism. Visit Eau Claire receives $20,000 grant for 2013 North American Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Championships.

5:48am
Chippewa Herald. Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls opens after 10-year wait.
5:48am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin DNR wants board to reduce bear harvest quota.
5:31am
Brookfield Patch. Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch: We are moving Wisconsin forward.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Farmer, Wisconsin inspectors lock horns over meat processing regulations.

Economy/Business

12:39pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Wisconsin banks see stable economy.

12:17pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin ranks near top in manufacturing earnings, jobs.
4:58am
Duluth News Tribune. Link Snacks to install gas pipeline to Minong.
4:28am
Racine Journal Times. Complex, uncertain - Obamacare rollout has businesses scratching heads.
4:27am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin-based Trek Bicycle Corp. reacts to Armstrong interview.
4:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. Venture capital up in Wisconsin, bucking national trend.

Statewide

2:10pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. 40 years ago today we remember.
9:46am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. Wisconsin housing market rebounded in 2012.
4:15am
DPW. MLK Jr. To transform the Jericho road.

12:19pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Home sales, prices register double-digit gains in December.
11:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin now issuing U.S.-compliant driver's licenses.
6:04am
NWI Times. Illinois Democrats eye borrowing to pay down $9 billion in overdue bills.
5:18am
La Crosse Tribune. Minnesota pensions underfunded by more than $16B.
4:31am
La Crosse Tribune. Activists rally for gun rights at state Capitol.

Courts

4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Appeals court decision is a major win for Walker.
4:21am
Bloomberg. Wisconsin union law backed by Walker upheld by U.S. court.

Education

3:28pm
Marquette University. Education professor honored by Gov. Walker with prestigious Martin Luther King Jr., Heritage Award.
11:01am
AT&T. New Richmond High School receives $2,500 AT&T award to support 10 annual 'Service Learning Day.'
4:10am
MSTC. WTCDBA honors MSTC board member with 2013 Board Member of the Year.

5:10am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Competition that's healthy.
4:29am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Appointed boards shouldn't be able to levy taxes.

Local

12:15pm
Madison Civics Club. Award-winning sportswriter Christing Brennan to apeak on Title IX Feb. 16.
4:13am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 18 drunken driver arrests.

4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County government cuts debated at town hall meeting.

Congress

4:16pm
Wisconsin Environment. President recommits to tackling global warming in inaugural address.

12:11pm
Chippewa Herald. Obama says 'America's possibilities are limitless.'
6:06am
Reuters. Senior Democrat says Senate to finally pass a budget. Washington Post.
5:50am
Oskosh Northwestern. Swearing age-old oath, Obama steps into 2nd term.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sensenbrenner puts brakes on defense of Lance Armstrong.
4:19am
Fox 11. Sen. Johnson talks about nation's debt ceiling.

Federal Agencies

6:12am
The Hill. Obama officials ditch 'exchanges' in rebranding of heathcare reform law.

Politics

5:00am
Racine Journal Times. Racine TEA Party refocuses - Local group shifts toward Wisconsin, away from D.C.

Friday January 18, 2013

WEAC et. al. v. Walker et. al.

5:04pm
Statements: WILL. AFSCME Wisconsin. Rep. Steineke.
3:56pm
Statements:  United Wisconsin. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. Sen. Hansen. Rep. Sargent. Sen. Risser. Rep. Severson. Sen. Farrow.
3:04pm
Statements: DPW. Sen. Vukmir. Sen. Larson.
2:41pm
Statements: Americans for Prosperity. Sen. Darling. Rep. Barca. Speaker Vos. Rep. Strachota. Sen. Miller. Rep. Pasch.
1:25pm
Gov. Walker. Federal court upholds Act 10.
1:20pm
AG Van Hollen. Statement as Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upholds Act 10 in its entirety. Decision.

3:09pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal court of appeals upholds Scott Walker's Act 10 union law.
2:53pm
Reuters. Appeals court upholds controversial Wisconsin union law.
2:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Appeals court reverses federal judge's decision, upholds collective bargaining law in its entirety.
1:55pm
Daily Reporter. Federal appeals court upholds collective bargaining limits.
1:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal court of appeals upholds Gov. Walker's union law.

Governor

3:38pm
Gov. Walker. To attend 50th anniversary of the World Championship Snowmobile Derby.
6:12am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Governor Walker issues proclamation declaring January 22 "Protect Life Day."

4:58am
Stevens Point Journal. Walker: Supporting local, small businesses key to state's economic recovery.
4:36am
Chippewa Herald. Walker: Veterans home has long waiting list.
4:32am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker pushes mining bill, tax breaks; hints at more reform.

Legislative

2:49pm
Sen. Cullen. Army Corps of Engineers reacts to Republican approach to mining bill. Letter from Corps of Engineers.
2:45pm
Rep. Murphy. Critical of UW System software problem management.
1:53pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Requests applicants for the 2013 Senate Scholar program.
1:30pm
Rep. Bernard Schaber. Statement concerning Sen. Ellis' comments on voucher school expansion.
10:39am
Democratic Members of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economy, and Mining. Letter to Rep. Williams and Sen. Tiffany regarding mining hearing.
10:32am
Rep. Kleefisch. Dairy group awards Kleefisch for excellence.

5:52am
Burnett County Sentinel. Gun control, pensions among listening session topics.
5:31am
USA Today. Wisconsin legislators push tougher drunk-driving laws.
5:08am
Janesville Gazette. After audit, Nass says UW exec doesn't deserve job. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Critics of County Board pay legislation say measure is a sham.
4:59am
Marshfield News Herald. Lassa proposes work-share program.
4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Review board recommends big changes to small business rules.
4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Two GOP Senate leaders back vote before any school voucher expansion.
4:21am
WEAU. Dem postpones mining bill until next week.
4:02am
Tomah Journal. Vruwink sworn in, embraces rural roots.
3:42am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Lawmakers want Wisconsin hearing on mining bill.

State Agencies

4:33pm
DOA. Dane County Court Judge upholds Administrative Code.
1:39pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings.
10:28am
DATCP. Deadline near for 2013 landscape pesticide registry.
9:08am
DWD. Meetings and hearings.

4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. New WHEDA program will offer up to $2,000 off federal tax bill for first-time home buyers, others.
4:22am
WBAY. Tax could make drivers pay by the mile.

Economy/Business

10:43am
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Regional and state employment and unemployment - December 2012.

4:04am
Superior Telegram. Iron ore shipments on Great Lakes up slightly in 2012.

Statewide

3:36pm
Alliant Energy. Promotes Diggers Hotline Excavator Safety Training.
1:28pm
Wisconsin Center for Performance Excellence. Lean 201 workshop series set.
10:56am
Xcel Energy. Helps customers in Barron, St. Croix and Washburn counties save energy.

5:22am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Roe v. Wade: As the 40th anniversary approaches, we are the divided states of America.
4:25am
Fox 11. SS Badger sets schedule - without permit.

Courts

10:29am
WMC. Justice Roggensack delivers rule-of-law opinions on business cases.
9:11am
Supreme Court. Open rules petition conference & rules hearing.

5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judges want both sides to end redistricting records fight.

Education

5:57am
Inside Higher Ed. Nowhere to turn.
5:16am
Living Lake Country. Study shows little change in student performance after OHS transformation plan.

Local

3:34pm
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. School leaders to meet in Milwaukee for state education convention.
1:57pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.

5:26am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Advocates worry about the cost of proposed building rules.
4:40am
Janesville Gazette. County committee wants open records law clarified.
4:34am
La Crosse Tribune. Departing zoning employee: Buffalo County's $10K frac sand permit fee is too high.

Congress

1:40pm
U.S. Rep. Ribble. House to vote on No Budget, No Pay.
1:31pm
Fix the Debt Wisconsin. Statement on inauguration of President Barack Obama.
12:30pm
House Budget Committee Chair Ryan. Statement on the path to a responsible budget process.

6:03am
New York Times. Difficult choices on debt if the U.S. hits the ceiling.
5:38am
The Hill. Ryan: House GOP discussing short-term hike to debt ceiling. Bloomberg.
5:36am
Bloomberg. Obama promise to raise middle class living already seen in peril.
4:23am
WBAY. Local law enforcement weigh in on President's gun control orders.
4:18am
WQOW. Senator Baldwin stops in Eau Claire to talk skills gap, gun control.

Federal Agencies

10:48am
HHS. Statement on FDA approval of new influenza vaccine manufactured with novel technology.

Politics

10:31am
Emerge Wisconsin. Introduces their 2013 class.

6:16am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Looking to rebound, GOP eyes new election laws in states Obama won.
4:54am
Capital Times. Democrats gear up early with $500,000 plan to defeat Walker.

Thursday January 17, 2013

Governor

4:04pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. To Walker: Follow the lead of other Republican Governors, put people before politics and expand BadgerCare.
1:45pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.

10:39am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Can state keep moving forward?
7:36am
Detroit Free Press. Snyder calls for $1.2B in higher car registration fees, gas tax change to fix roads.
5:15am
Milwaukee Journal SentinelEditorial: Strong statement, but details are still needed. Appleton Post Crescent (Editorial).
5:11am
Appleton Post Crescent. Walker wants gun issue keyed on mental health.
3:51am
Appleton Post Crescent. Gov. Scott Walker: 'We're in a much better position' economically.

Legislative

4:54pm
Rep. Milroy. Time to work together to bring jobs to Northern Wisconsin.
12:18pm
Sen. Lassa. Proposes work-share program.
11:18am
Rep. Young. To introduce legislaion that converts Wisconsin State Legislature to part-time status.
11:16am
Sen. Taylor. Letter to the Editor - influenza vaccine.
10:45am
Rep. Bewley, Sen. Jauch. Letter to Rep. Williams requesting mining hearing in District.
10:44am
Rep. Bewley, Sen. Jauch. Letter to Sen. Tiffany requesting mining hearing in District
10:24am
Rep. Nass. $33 million error - UW System Administrator must go.
9:13am
Rep. Barca. Democratic weekly radio address.
9:12am
Joint Audit Committee Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit Bureau hotline (1-877-FRAUD-17) is a tool for better government.

1:53pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Ellis to require vote before voucher expansion.
7:31am
Lake Geneva News. Lake group proposes actions against invasion species.
4:22am
Wisconsin Reporter. Listen up Wisconsinites: Big-time changes may come while you're not looking.
4:07am
WBAY. Expanded school vouchers expected to be part of budget plan.
4:01am
WQOW. Eau Claire committee asking lawmakers to examine markup law.

State Agencies

4:23pm
Emergency Managment. Are you ready for bitter cold?
4:09pm
DOJ. Special Agents arrest Calumet County man in ICAC operation.
4:08pm
DNR. Outdoor report.
1:59pm
DPI. 4K offered in 90% of school districts.
1:50pm
DOJ. Special Agents partner with Reeseville Police Department and the Dodge County Sheriff's Department in ICAC operation.
12:34pm
DWD. Wisconsin employment & unemployment estimates announced: November revised, December preliminary.
11:17am
WEDC. Five emerging companies approved for investment tax credits.
3:50am
ETF. Office closures observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

5:02am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Panel to propose higher gas tax, registration fees.
4:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Man who brought nonflammable Molotov cocktails to Capitol will face felony charges.
4:24am
Wisconsin Reporter. Deja vu: Taxpayers hit again with UW System waste.

Economy/Business

4:38pm
DPW. Statement of Chair Mike Tate on December jobs numbers.
1:39pm
Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Knueppel elected to Wisconsin Energy board of directors.
1:38pm
Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Wisconsin Energy, Wisconsin Electric declare quarterly dividends.
7:32am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report.

1:49pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin added 4,500 private-sector jobs in December.
8:52am
Reuters. Housing, labor data provide upbeat signs on economy.
5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Fed economist expects years of weak growth.
4:50am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Ta Chen to move Midwest distribution center, 60 jobs to Pleasant Prairie.

Statewide

2:45pm
Wisconsin Women's Network. Announces "Women on Topic" brown bag with Patti Seger.
1:51pm
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. Announces winners of Get Active, Get Fit School Challenge.
12:28pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Wisconsin mental health agencies will lose out on millions if Walker rejects Medicaid dollars.

Courts

8:22am
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council. Releases 2013 Wisconsin Supreme Court Guide and Judicial Evaluation.

12:24pm
Washington Times. Courts cast skeptical eye on Obamacare contraception mandate.

Education

1:36pm
UW-Stout. 'About Stout' video featuring chancellor, vice chancellor available online.
12:15pm
Marquette University. Theatre presents 'Can I Sing for You Brother?'

Local

2:25pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Fresh food market on Madison's South side moves forward, county helps create business development opportunity, dozens of local jobs.
1:46pm
AT&T. New 'Work Today' program receives $4,000 AT&T award.
3:50am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. The city Milwaukee wins national prize for the management of its pension system. Milwaukee Ald. Murphy.

12:30pm
Milwaukee Jorunal Sentinel. Council committee sets hearing on Fire and Police appointee.
7:34am
ATC. Announces open houses for Spring Valley-North Lake Geneva Electric Reliability Project.
5:14am
WEAU. Milwaukee sheriff calls gun control plan meaningless.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Barrett calls Obama's gun measure 'common sense,' opponents disagree.

Congress

4:07pm
WCADV, WAVE. Support for gun safety measures grows.
12:21pm
U.S. Rep. Moore. Statement on President Obama's gun violence prevention plan.

12:33pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Former Wisconsin leaders call for means-testing entitlements.
5:55am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Campaign to win public opinion begins in 'the fight of the century.'
5:28am
The Hill. Rep. Paul Ryan maneuvers for position ahead of immigration-reform fight.
5:21am
Washington Times. Critics of violent films, video games note the call for study, not controls.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Credit Reid Ribble for reaching out.
4:33am
Marshfield News Herald. Wisconsin lawmakers raise hope, concern over Obama's gun proposal.
4:14am
CBS 58. Wisconsin congressional delegrates react to Obama's gun control plans.
4:03am
WKBT. Short-term farm bill puts farmers on hold.

Federal Agencies

12:40pm
EPA. Launches new voluntary program to help reduce harmful soot pollution.

Politics

3:24pm
United Wisconsin PAC. Endorses Tony Evers for State Superintendent of Schools.

4:26am
La Crosse Tribune. Dems target 2014 in early approach to reclaim leadership.

Wednesday January 16, 2013

State of the State

4:54pm
Rep. Suder. Remarks on State of the State Address.
3:01pm
Rep. Williams. Statement on State of the State Address.
12:03pm
Rep. Nygren. Statement on Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
10:02am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. State of the State reaction.
9:03am
Sen. Larson. Statement on Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:54am
Sen. Gudex. Let's invest in our priorities with bipartisan cooperation.
8:52am
Morzy for Assembly Statement on 2013 State of the State.
8:48am
Rep. Zamarripa. Updated: Statement in response to Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
5:51am
Gov. Walker. 2013 State of the State speech.
4:04am
Wisconsin Federation of College Republicans. React to State of the State.
3:59am
United Council of UW Students. Response to the State of the State Address.
3:55am
Sen. Cullen. Reacts to Gov. Walker's State of the State Address.
3:54am
Rep. Kolste. Walker speech misses the real issues.
3:51am
Rep. Marklein. Response to State of the State Address.

5:41am
Stevens Point Journal. Local officials respond to State of State speech.
5:30am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Democrats say State of the State short on details.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker pledges tax cut, regulatory reform in 'state of state' speech. Appleton Post Crescent. Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Reporter.

Governor

10:51am
Gov. Walker. Statement on introduction of mining legislation.
3:52am
Gov. Walker Regulatory Review Report released. Report.

1:09pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rules overhaul would make it harder to obtain unemployment benefits.

Legislative

5:04pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on the Wisconsin Regulatory Review Report.
4:50pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Co-authoring mining bill.
4:44pm
Rep. Nygren. Regulatory Review Report released.
3:24pm
WMC. Commends introduction of mining legislation.
2:32pm
Rep. Jacque. Legislator renews push to extend "Do Not Call" list to political robocalls.
2:31pm
Sen. Miller. Statement regarding the Republican mining bill.
1:47pm
Sen. Taylor. Column: Making mining jobs real.
1:44pm
League of Conservation Voters. New bill exempts mining companies from environmental standards.
1:41pm
Sen. Jauch. Statement on introduction of GOP mining bill.
1:26pm
Rep. Steineke. Statement on mining reform.
1:21pm
Rep. Steineke. Column: It is time for mining reform.
12:57pm
Reps. Sargent, Hesselbein. Selected to co-chair Freshman Democratic Caucus.
12:36pm
Rep. Hulsey. Raises concerns about the new strip mining giveaway bill.
12:24pm
Sen. Tiffany, Rep. Suder, Rep. Williams. "Mining for Jobs" bill relesased. LRB 0762/1. Leg. Council.
11:45am
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Mining legislation will threaten Wisconsin's public health and environment.
11:15am
Rep. Vos. Statement on mining legislation.
11:05am
Rep. Berceau. So much for Republican claims of bi-partisanship.
10:46am
Sen. Hansen. Circulating bill to ban political robo-calls.
10:11am
Sierra Club. Coalition of environmental groups urge legislators to reject iron strip mine bill and protect Wisconsin water.
3:49am
Sen. Lasee. Rebuttal to Green Bay Press Gazette opinion piece on industrial wind turbines.

1:04pm
Wisconsin State Journal. New GOP mining proposal almost identical to bill last session.
12:59pm
Daily Reporter. Wisconsin GOP reintroduces mining changes.
10:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans unveil mining bill similar to one defeated last year.
5:11am
Brookfield Patch. Zoo Interchange: Kooyenga joins business leaders in pushing project.
4:59am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Legislature restrictions went too far.
4:51am
Wisconsin Reporter. In Wisconsin, waste, fraud and abuse roll on.
4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Legislators will hold hearing on UW human resources system. Wisconsin State Journal.

State Agencies

2:57pm
DSPS. Meeting addendum.
2:34pm
DSPS. Meetings.
2:28pm
DOR. Collections, December FY 2013
1:39pm
DOA. Capitol Police prevent tragedy at Capitol building.
1:25pm
DWD. Unemployment insurance 2012 tax statements available online.

4:45am
Chippewa Herald. Report finds domestic abuse dropped.
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Man claiming to have Molotov cocktail arrested at Capitol. Wausau Daily Herald. Wisconsin State Journal.

Economy/Business

11:41am
Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Announces 2012 fourth quarter, year-end earnings release and conference call.

5:50am
Reuters. Infrastructure woes could costs 3.5 million jobs by 2020: report.
4:36am
Marshfield News Herald. Analyst: At least one Wausau Paper mill on sale will close.
4:26am
Wausau Daily Herald. Editorial: Community must respond to Wausau Paper mill sale.
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Feud escalates over control of Wausau Paper.

Statewide

11:58am
Optum, Mayo Clinic. Partner to launch Optum Labs: An open, collaborative research and innovation facility focused on better care for patients.
11:09am
American Lung Association. Clean Air Choice scholarships offered.
8:46am
Wisconsin Cheese Originals. Offers $2,500 Beginning Cheesemaker Scholarship.
3:43am
Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. Tri-state local food study released.

5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. For first time, cremation chosen above burials in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Radio Network.
4:52am
La Crosse Tribune. ER visits tied to energy drinks double since 2007.
4:41am
Capital Times. Hundreds expected to gather at Capitol in support of reforming marijuana laws.
4:31am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Analysis: Retirees face their own 'fiscal cliff.'
4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Gun laws need updating in the wake of Newtown.
4:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin hospital group fights health reform law.

Courts

11:08am
District II Court of Appeals. John P. Savage v. American Transmission Company, LLC.
11:07am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Joseph J. Wilcenski.
11:06am
District II Court of Appeals. Ronald E. Belding, Jr. v. Deeanna L. Demoulin.

Education

2:33pm
UW-Stout. Professorship shared by three in apparel, design, development.

5:03am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Thornton says MPS needs community support.
5:01am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Strong support for school choice in Wisconsin.
4:39am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Rapids School District faces $3.4 million shortfall.

Local

3:34pm
Milwaukee Ald. Davis. Innocent until proven guilty.
2:30pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi, United Way of Dane County. Open Leopold Early Childhood Initiative Office.
10:04am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. 2013 Wisconsin PGA Junior Championship comes to Milwaukee County.
8:44am
Racine Mayor Dickert. Updated: "Thank you" to those participating in the city's Fair Share Program.

5:05am
Lakeland Times. Fifteen Vilas County employees participate in buyout program.
4:43am
Janesville Gazette. Walworth County deputies file lawsuit over county benefits.
4:42am
Beloit Daily News. Flu cases still increasing.
4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee may scrap plan to offer businesses a water discount.

Congress

3:23pm
White House. Remarks by the President and Vice President on gun violence.
3:18pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Urges U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to support and co-sponsor filibuster reform measure.
1:16pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. On President's plan to curb gun violence.
12:29pm
U.S. Rep. Petri. Named Highways and Transit Subcommittee chairman for 113th Congress.
12:01pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement in response to President Obama's agenda for gun control.
11:55am
Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Plan for background checks will save lives of domestic abuse victims.

11:51am
Washington Post. Obama unveils gun-control proposals.
5:47am
Bloomberg. House completes $60 billion in Hurricane Sandy relief.
5:39am
USA Today. Fitch may downgrade U.S. credit rating.
5:33am
Sheboygan Press. Obama to announce gun-control proposal. The Hill.
4:29am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Sen. Tammy Baldwin visits UW-Oshkosh, talks student success.

Federal Agencies

4:06am
USDA. Wisconsin firm recalls ground beef products due to possible E. Coli 0157.H7 contamination. Food Safety News.

4:21am
Appleton Post Crescent. USDA to offer 'microloans' to community farmers.

Politics

8:50am
Morzy for Assembly. Statement on 2013 State of the State.

Tuesday January 15, 2013

State of the State - Reaction

8:50pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement on State of State Address.
8:49pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Govenor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:47pm
Sen. Darling. Statement on Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:45pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Remarks on State of State Address.
8:44pm
WCCF. Response to State of the State.
8:43pm
Rep. Spiros. Applauds Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:39pm
United Wisconsin. Scott Walker vs. Reality.
8:38pm
Rep. Petryk. Statement on Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:37pm
Rep. Sargent. Reaction to Governor's State of the State Address.
8:36pm
Sen. Lasee. Reaction to State of the State.
8:34pm
Rep. Ohnstad. Statement on State of the State.
8:33pm
Sen. Leibham. Reacts to State of the State Address.
8:32pm
Rep. Bernier. Comment on State of the State Address
8:31pm
NIFB Wisconsin. Applauds Walker State of the State
8:28pm
League of Conservation Voters. Statement regarding Governor Walker's mining remarks.
8:24pm
Rep. Vruwink. Responds to State of the State Address.
8:23pm
Rep. Danou. Response to State of the State Address.
8:22pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:20pm
Sen. Farrow. Responds to Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:19pm
Rep. Kahl. Comments on State of the State Address.
8:19pm
Rep. Krug. Remarks on State of the State Address.
8:18pm
Sen. Harsdorf. Statement on State of the State Address
8:17pm
Rep. Larson. Reaction to State of the State Address.
8:16pm
Rep. Kramer. Response following Governor Walker's State of the State speech.
8:15pm
Rep. Knudson. Reaction to Walker address.
8:14pm
Rep. Kuglitsch. Remarks on Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:13pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on Gov. Walker's State of the State Address.
8:12pm
Rep. Jagler. Statement on State of the State Address.
8:12pm
Rep. Stone. Statement on Governor Walker's State of the State.
8:11pm
Sen. Lassa. Governor needs to focus on reversing job slump.
8:10pm
Rep. Weatherston. Statement on Governor's State of the State Address.
8:09pm
Rep. Swearingen. Remarks on State of the State Address.
8:08pm
Rep. Hulsey. State of the State speech - rhetoric versus reality.
8:06pm
Rep. Shankland. Responds to Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:05pm
SEIU Wisconsin. Walker: More cuts to vital public services.
8:04pm
Sen. Tiffany. Statement on Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:03pm
Rep. LeMahieu. Statement on Governor Walker's State of the State.
8:01pm
Rep. Craig. Responds to Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
8:00pm
Rep. Steineke. Statement on State of the State Address.
7:59pm
Rep. Klenke. Statement following State of the State Address.
7:59pm
Rep. Wachs. Comments on State of the State Address.
7:57pm
Rep. Czaja. Statement following Governor Walker's State of the State Address.
7:56pm
Sen. Harris. Reacts to State of the State.
7:55pm
Rep. Severson. Statement on State of the State Address.
7:54pm
AFP-Wisconsin. Response to the State of the State address.
7:51pm
Rep. Barnes. More of the same
7:50pm
Rep. Riemer. Statement on State of the State Address.
7:50pm
Rep. Strachota. Response to State of State Address.
7:49pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Governor's State of State Address.
7:47pm
Sen. Miller. Statement regarding the Governor's State of the State Address.
7:46pm
Rep. Pasch. Statement on State of the State Address.
7:44pm
DPW. Fact check on Scott Walker's misleading State of the State claims: Budget. Mining. Education. Taxes. Jobs.
7:43pm
Sen. Lazich. State of the State reaction.
7:41pm
Rep. Barca. State of the State response: Where is the urgency on jobs?
7:37pm
Rep. Murphy. Comments on State of the State Address.
7:35pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Reaction to State of the State Address.
7:33pm
Sen. Risser. Comment on Governor's State of the State message.

State of the State - Address

7:27pm
Gov. Walker. 2013 State of the State: Bold vision and bright hope for the future.

State of the State

6:45pm
Gov. Walker. Invites Bruce-Gradalupe Community School students to State of the State Address.
6:36pm
Gov. Walker. Invites Department of Tourism greeters to State of the State Address.
6:34pm
Gov. Walker. Invites Comply365 CEO to State of the State Address.
6:32pm
Gov. Walker. Invites Amerequip employee to State of the State Address.
2:08pm
Gov. Walker. Anticipated excerpts from the 2013 State of the State Address.
2:07pm
Gov. Walker. To live-stream State of the State Address.
2:05pm
DPW. In advance of the State of the State Address, six questions for Scott Walker.

2:12pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Walker to tout tax cuts, mining in State of State. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Governor

5:59am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Records detail threats Walker, family have faced.
5:46am
USA Today. GOP governors seek to reshape taxes.
5:31am
Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Keep tight focus on economic development.
5:29am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: Listen tonight as Walker details his agenda.
5:08am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: What's needed, what's wanted.

Legislative

4:39pm
Sen. Lasee. Column: Regulations.
3:30pm
Sen. Miller. Statement regarding Senate rules.
12:36pm
Joint Audit Committee Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Call for independent audit of UW payroll and benefits processing by LAB.
9:13am
LAB. Biennial report.
6:55am
School Choice Wisconsin. Poll shows strong support for school choice expansion.  Public Opinion Strategies memorandum.

2:14pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Fitzgerald: Quick action unlikely on County Board pay referendum.
11:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP proposes new rules on Senate operations.
11:21am
La Crosse Tribune. Fraud hotline receives 162 reports in 2011-12. 
11:20am
Chippewa Herald. Moulton: Walker speech to touch on job skills.
10:58am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Kicking habit of all-night sessions is good first step.
5:14am
Stevens Point Journal. Shankland embracing new schedule as state representative.
5:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tighter rules for visitors planned by Senate GOP leaders.
3:59am
WEAU. Minn. lawmakers push for silica-sand mining study.

State Agencies

2:39pm
DHS. Wisconsin Deaths - 2011.
1:53pm
DOJ. Joint state and federal drug trafficking investigation leads to indictment of eighteen individuals.
12:53pm
DNR. Weekly News.
10:31am
AG Van Hollen. Awards $631,200 in county-tribal law enforcement grants.

5:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Retirement trust funds up, but many expected to still see pension cuts.
4:42am
Wisconsin Reporter. Obamacare makes it harder to fix insurance errors, expert says.
3:55am
WQOW. DNR eyes changes for hunters and anglers.

Economy/Business

5:16am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Hedge fund moves to take over Wausau Paper board.
4:37am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee Electric Tool adding 128 jobs in Brookfield.
4:35am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Golden Guernsey gives layoff notice to state.

Statewide

3:29pm
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Sensible and common sense vs. Washington.
2:23pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Wisconsin Counties magazine features broadband in Wisconsin.
12:21pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Wisconsin joins 21 states to stop Massachusetts Medicare windfall.

5:24am
Sheboygan Press. Editorial: Not time to legalize marijuana in Wisconsin.
5:22am
Sheboygan Press. Weed war: The fight to get high.
4:52am
Wisconsin Reporter. WI: Competing with prison wages?

Courts

8:42am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Antonio D. Brown.
8:41am
District III Court of Appeals. Brain Casey v. Ronald Smith.

6:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Justices again decline to take up voter ID case.

Education

10:26am
UW-Whitewater. National business organization moving to UW-Whitewater.

Local

4:53pm
Clean Lakes Alliance. Lake Mendota officially frozen on January 14th.
4:28pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Same-day voter registration advisory referendum goes to voters on April 2, 2013.
4:18pm
United Wisconsin. Calls Milwaukees same-day registration referendum "A victory for democracy."
11:16am
Madison Mayor Soglin, Dane County Exec. Parisi. 2012 city-county Rev. Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Awardess announced.
9:32am
ACLU. Community groups call for public input on the Fire and Police Commission appointments. Letter to Alds. Hines, Witkowski.
9:17am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces funding opportunities for local projects to keep lands, lakes, clean.
9:12am
Latino Chamber of Commerce. Announces new executive board.

2:15pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Council approves advisory referendum on same-day voter registration.
11:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Selig goes to bat for bill to slash County Board.
5:06am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville City Council referendums get a 'no.'
4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Donovan wants charges in co-sleeping death.

Congress

4:31pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Calls on President to denounce video game aimed at shooting NRA officials.

6:04am
The Hill. Geithner to Congressional leaders: U.S. could default by mid-February.
6:02am
LA Times. Obama plans action on gun violence.
5:36am
Bloomberg. Obama vows no negotiations on debt as deficit talks loom.
4:03am
WFRV. Ribble joins bi-partisan group "Problem Solvers."

Federal Agencies

10:41am
USPS. Board of Governors directs postal service management to accelerate steps to restructure operations and reduce costs.
10:22am
EPA. Finalizes revisions to clean air standards for stationary engines.

5:53am
New York Times. States will be given extra time to set up health insurance exchanges.
5:26am
Fond du Lac Reporter. 2012 military suicides hit record high of 349.

Politics

4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Let's change the way state picks high court justices.

Monday January 14, 2013

Courts

4:06pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Milwaukee Branch of the NCCAP v. Scott Walker - order.

4:18am
Fox 11. Ruling puts Berlin lawsuit over mascot on hold.

Governor

3:23pm
Gov. Walker. Reappoints Ellen Nowak to the Wisconsin Public Service Commission.

3:20pm
Daily Reporter. After collective bargaining, Walker tries to lower his profile.
1:26pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Few details yet on Walker's 'state of the state' speech.
5:54am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Advocates urge Walker to take federal Medicaid money.
5:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Job one for Wisconsin: Growing more jobs.
4:13am
WQOW. New federal law could fund Wis. DNA collection.

Legislative

3:13pm
Rep. Suder. Forges historic bipartisan agreement to end late night sessions.
2:24pm
Parents for Public Schools - Milwaukee. Wisconsin parents call for re-investment in K-12 public education: 'Repair the damage.'
1:30pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Legislators, alderman to host town-hall meeting.
11:33am
Sen. Taylor. Letter to Senate members regarding rule changes.
9:04am
School Funding Reform for Wisconsin. Central Wisconsin community group tired of waiting for State Legislature to reform K-12 public school funding.
3:53am
Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice. New map shows extent of potential mining in Wisconsin.

1:42pm
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin Legislature moving to restrict observer conduct.
5:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In politics marathon, Larson likes the underdog role.
4:16am
WEAU. New child porn law carries mandatory minimum.
4:10am
Chippewa Herald. Editorial: Let's not make sleepy decisions.
4:09am
La Crosse Tribune. Legislature considers allowing districts tax cap exemptions for safety expenditures.
4:02am
Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Here's what bipartisanship can look like.

State Agencies

3:51pm
DATCP. Still an opportunity to be the next Alice in Dairyland.
3:24pm
GAB. Announces new officers for 2013.
3:21pm
DOT. Gov. Walker announces $104 million in payments to local governments.
2:26pm
DOJ - Office of Crime Victim Services. Releases annual Domestic Abuse Incident Report.
1:40pm
WEDC. Milwaukee Tool expands research and development and new product lines.
11:39am
AG Van Hollen. Issues memorandum explaining January 8, 2013, Wisconsin Supreme Court decision in Juneau County Star-Times v. Juneau County. Memorandum.
11:21am
SWIB. 2012 Core and Variable Funds see positive returns.
8:32am
DOR. Sec. Chandler. Column: Play an important role this tax season as a VITA volunteer.
3:50am
UW System. Statement regarding payments to ETF.

2:56pm
WAOW. Report on ending same-day registration delayed.
1:28pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State of Wisconsin makes progress on unemployment claim backlog.
1:22pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wis. DNR wants wolf rules on spring ballot.
1:21pm
Janesville Gazette. Names of candidates for spring election certified.
11:09am
WKOW. Vocke to head GAB.
8:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin election panel to pick new chairman Monday.
5:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Big energy users get rate increase breaks - at other businesses, homeowners' expense.
4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System president embarrassed about overpayments.
4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Use of portions of bank foreclosure settlement questioned.
4:05am
Capital Times. Q&A: Lisa Johnson of WEDC says jobs will come from startups, entrepreneurs.

Economy/Business

11:23am
Xcel Energy. Recognized for work following Hurricane Sandy and Super Derecho.

1:14pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. AGC: Wisconsin construction hiring to be slow in 2013.

Statewide

2:58pm
Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. Announce 2013 management and public affairs team.
10:32am
Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives Association. Elects new board.
10:23am
WMJ. Program reduces health risk factors among Hispanics in Waukesha County, journal article says.

4:53am
The Tennessean. TN lawmakers set cap on bills.
4:32am
USA Today. Gun buybacks popular but ineffective, experts say.
4:24am
WISC. Water brings new lows on Great Lakes.
4:07am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Information belongs to you.

Education

10:46am
UW-Extension. Resources help businesses adddress concerns of employed family caregivers.

4:04am
Racine Journal Times. Appointed, not elected: Gateway board can levy taxes, hold referendums.
4:01am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsin public school salaries inconsistent.

Local

2:28pm
AT&T. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley receives $5,000 AT&T award for metoring program for at-risk youth.
12:21pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. And Bruce Company announce agreement to permanently preserve hundreds of acres along the Sugar River.
11:19am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Enough is enough with co-sleeping deaths.
10:11am
Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association. Fox Valley Winter Landowners Conference.
8:33am
Public Policy Forum. Launches 100th anniversary celebration.
3:55am
Milwaukee Ald. Davis. Indonesian Consul General set for City Hall visit, welcome.
3:54am
Mlwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 27 drunken driver arrests.
3:52am
CRG Network. Milwaukee Alderman Puente faces allegations of intimidation and licensing bias.

5:45am
Lakeland Times. Cushing admits to open meeting 'oversight.'
5:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison City Council quietly abandons effort to create code of conduct for members.

Congress

1:17pm
Washington Post. Obama: No negotiations with GOP over debt ceiling.
12:15pm
Wisconsin Radio Network. Ryan predicts Obamacare won't last.
11:31am
The Hill. White House tells Paul Ryan it won't meet budget deadline.
5:55am
Racine Journal Times. Paul Ryan speaks in county for first time since campaign.
4:29am
USA Today. NRA says Congress will not pass weapons ban.
4:11am
Washington Times. Obama: Sorry, no Death Star for you.

Federal Agencies

11:16am
FBI. Releases preliminary semiannual crime statistics for 2012.
11:14am
HHS. Millions of Americans newly eligible for quality, affordable health coverage.
11:10am
EPA. Reduce lung cancer risk in 2013 by testing your home for radon gas.

4:38am
Reuters. Treasury, Fed kill idea of $1 trillion platinum coins to avert debt crisis.
4:03am
Sheboygan Press. Air Force memo outlines sweeping budget cuts.

Politics

3:50am
Wisconsin Federation of College Republicans. Poised to elect national leader.

5:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court race should shape several key rulings.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Reince Priebus backs electoral vote change, but it's state's decision.

Friday January 11, 2013

Governor

12:14pm
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin Workforce Partnership Grant graduation.
11:40am
DPW. Wisconsin is open for deception: Scott Walker's jobs failure.
11:15am
Gov. Walker. Statement on president signing H.R. 6014.

4:53am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wis. gov says no plans for carpool toll lanes.

Legislative

4:53pm
Rep. Krug. Votes to increase Assembly floor efficiency.
4:44pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on beginnning of 2013 Assembly Session.
3:59pm
Voces de la Frontera. Stop the plan to slash the Milwaukee County Board.
3:49pm
Rep. Bernier. New session opens positively.
2:58pm
SEIU Healthcare. Proposal to reduce Milwaukee County Board another unnecessary distraction.
2:04pm
Sen. Gudex. Oshkosh-based 1157th Army National Guard Company back home.
1:30pm
Sen. Carpenter. Proposes downsizing Legislature by 33%.
12:52pm
Rep. Murphy. Supports revised assembly rules.
12:09pm
Rep. Vruwink. Casts first votes of 101st Legislative Session.
11:13am
Make it Your Milwaukee County. Community coalition announces support for legislation to reform Milwaukee County governance.
11:03am
Rep. Petryk. Supports rule change in state Assembly.
10:28am
Sen. Kedzie. Column: On, Wisconsin!
10:27am
Rep. Spiros. Votes for more transparent government.
10:19am
Sen. Darling, Rep. Sanfelippo. Legislators: Let voters rein in Milwaukee County Board.
3:50am
Rep. Strachota. Supports effective and efficient Assembly floor rule changes.
3:49am
Rep. Swearingen. Votes to increase effectiveness on floor.

11:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Greater Millwaukee Committee pledges to actively campaign for the push to cut supervisors' pay.
11:31am
Janesville Gazette. State Senate considers new rules for observers.
10:25am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: It's time for state to curb habit of drunken driving.
5:53am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Three strikes and you're out in the Assembly.
5:44am
Tomah Journal. Vruwink to hold inauguration in Sparta.
5:27am
Wisconsin State Jounal. Editorial: Block revolving door at Capitol.
5:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly leaders reach deal on all-nighters; gallery rules OK'd over Dem objections.
5:16am
Marshfield News Herald. Mandy Wright supports bi-partisan motion to end late-night legislation sessions.
5:15am
Wausau Daily Herald. Tribal leaders speak out against iron mine. 
5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Audit uncovers UW System overpayments for insurance, pension benefits. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:52am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: Agreement should end marathon Assembly sessions.

State Agencies

4:00pm
DATCP. Businesses invited to join wood products mission to China.
2:02pm
DNR. Groups invited to apply now for boat inspection grants due Feb. 1; Streamlined process easier to get grants, carry them out.
2:01pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings.
1:28pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Frac sand mining concerns aired by Bridgeport mine opponents at Riverway Board meeting.
12:15pm
DWD. Gov. Walker announces $1.2 million in additional funding to help dislocated workers learn new job skills.
11:01am
DWD. Meetings and hearings.
10:33am
DATCP. New USDA rule changes official identification for interstate livestock movement.
10:21am
WEDC. Seeks companies for South Africa trade venture

11:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State plans March trade mission to South Africa.
5:41am
Milwaukee Business Journal. PSC rejects Oak Creek, Franklin water truce.

Economy/Business

3:48pm
Community Advocates, Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Wisconsin business taxes will increase millions if Walker rejects Medicaid dollars.

5:39am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Golden Guernsey union disputes OpenGate claim of lack of cooperation.

Statewide

1:29pm
Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Announces new Executive Director.
11:04am
Marshfield Clinic. Current flu vaccine about 60% effective.
10:21am
Wisconsin Nonprofits Association. New public policy offering in 2013 from the Wisconsin Nonprofits Association.

4:16am
USA Today. Deaths increase, misery mounts as flu sweeps nation.
4:12am
USA Today. More states look for ways to control gun laws.

Education

3:25pm
UW-Rock County. Offers middle school STEM day.
11:08am
Marquette University. Forum on sports-related concussions will feature NFL alum Koonce.
11:07am
UW-Green Bay. Small Business Development Center assists 31 business starts in 2012.

5:55am
WQOW. Flu forces school district to take a unique step.
5:22am
Capital Times. Call for UW to hire business person as chancellor sparks blowback.
5:19am
Janesville Gazette. Retire now, teaches union advises.

Local

3:03pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Gun violence forum looks for solutions.
2:56pm
Dane County Board Chair Hendrick. Town of Cross Plains moves to encourage farmland and natural resource preservation.
12:50pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Thanks TDS Telecom for continued support of program to protect victims and witnesses of crime.
11:19am
AT&T. Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha receives $4,000 AT&T award to support teen center.
10:32am
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Judge supports permit denial of Green Bay incinerator.
10:31am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Orders additional DUI enforcement.
3:52am
Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice. Dane County passes "Bring Our War Dollars Home" resolution.
3:51am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Calls Mayor Barrett's intent to curb gun violence disingenuous.

5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Barrett, Flynn, other officials demand quick action at Midwest gun summit.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Greater Milwaukee Committee backing cuts to supervisor pay.
4:08am
WISN. Closed Golden Guersey plant stocked with milk never shipped out.
3:59am
WQOW. Citizen tip leads to DNR wastewater investigation.
3:53am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Split Wisconsin county OKs 2 more sand mines.

Congress

3:00pm
DPW. Paul Ryan's "personhood" extremism against women.

3:24pm
Christian Science Monitor. Reps. Ribble, Welch: Words for Congress to live by: Stop fighting, start fixing.
4:44am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. White House considers $50 million plan to add police in schools.
4:31am
Governing. U.S. Chamber chief calls for higher gas tax.
4:19am
Bloomberg. Biden says consensus grows with gun plan ready next week.

Politics

10:45am
The Hill. Paul Ryan to keynote Conservative Political Action Conference in March.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ex-aide apologizes to governor during sentencing for county crimes.

Thursday January 10, 2013

Governor

11:23am
Gov. Walker.  Weekly radio address.

3:26pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker will propose an income tax cut phased in over a few years.
5:03am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: More conciliatory tone is welcome.
3:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Walker may be poised to reorganize job training.

Legislative

4:38pm
Rep. Mursau. Appointed to Assembly committees.
4:28pm
Rep. Swearingen. Passes AJR1 in Assembly.
3:54pm
Rep. Johnson. Pleased to announce Milwaukee inaugural event.
3:29pm
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Auditors issue clean opinion on State's financial statements, but report concerns at UW.
3:21pm
Rep. Steineke. Statement on bi-partisan efforts to make chamber transparent and efficient.
3:17pm
Rep. Sargent. Statement on passage of new Assembly rules.
3:01pm
LAB. State of Wisconsin's financial statements. Letter to Legislative Audit Committee. Managment Letter.
2:56pm
Rep. Barca. Focus bipartisan energy on putting people back to work.
2:46pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Works across party lines to end late-night Legislative sessions, giving public greater access to process.
2:45pm
Rep. Pasch. Statement on Assembly rules debate.
2:44pm
Speaker Vos, Majority Leader Suder. Assembly Republican leaders announce plan to end all-night sessions. Memorandum of Understanding.
1:23pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Launches official Facebook and Twittter pages.

2:25pm
WAOW. Republicans propose strict rules for observers.
11:45am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Deal struck to avoid late night Assembly debate. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Walker meets with Assembly  Dems; no word on limiting all-nighters.
4:59am
Janesville Gazette. GOP to release Assembly rule changes Thursday.
4:33am
Sauk Prairie Eagle. Rep. Clark ready for new session.

State Agencies

4:39pm
DNR. Study shows only 2 percent of unused prescription drugs going to take-back programs in Wisconsin.
4:29pm
DATCP. Four seats open on the Organic Advisory Council.
3:27pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
2:26pm
DHS. Radon exposure is leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers.
12:34pm
AG Van Hollen. Column: DNA at arrest.
11:18am
AG Van Hollen. Issues reminder to consumers: National mortgage servicing settlement claims deadline approaching.
10:48am
DPI. Opportunity awaits those completing GED.

4:58am
Chippewa Herald. Editorial: Rough road ahead to boost highway funds.

Economy/Business

4:30pm
Integrys Group. Announces fourth quarter 2012 earnings conference call.
7:40am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report.

4:48am
Wisconsin Reporter. Expert says Wisconsin can expect slow growth, no matter the job pledges.
4:25am
Waukesha Patch. California CEO blames Golden Guernsey troubles on suppliers, unions. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Statewide

3:06pm
Wisconsin 4-H Foundation. New scholarship opportunities available through the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation.
10:43am
Marshfield Clinic. More doctors, hospitals partner to coordinate care for people with Medicare.
9:09am
Alliant Energy. Receives recognition for Superstorm Sandy response.
8:18am
Wisconsin Lakes. Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) tops list of lake concerns.
5:54am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Expanded role for advanced practice professionals in hospitals triggers recruitment challenges. Report.
5:15am
National Weather Service. Freezing rain advisory - northern Wisconsin.

5:23am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Freedom of the press, and its responsibilty.
5:21am
Sheboygan Press. Report: Americans live sicker, die younger than others.
4:37am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin nursing shortage shifting to advanced-practice.
4:17am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Flu season most severe in five years. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:51am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin food prices remain stable.

Courts

8:34am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Angelia Jamerson v. Dept. of Children & Families.

4:12am
Washington Times. Court weighs warrantless blood tests in DUI cases.
4:08am
WBAY. Judge upholds Green Bay decision revoking trash-to-energy plant permit. Green Bay Press Gazette.

Education

1:58pm
UW-Stout. Community health clinic helps residents take step in right direction.
11:17am
Marquette University. Milwaukee Health Commissioner next guest for "On the Issues" at Marquette Law School.

3:59am
WMTV. Wis. district refuses to drop Indians nickname.

Local

1:57pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Joins national, state efforts to raise awareness of human sex trafficking, hep vulnerable youth.
1:20pm
City of Milwaukee. Department of City Development receives State Farm Lead Agency designation to engage Milwaukee's youth in large-scale projects for Global Youth Service Day, April 26-28, 2013.
11:21am
Dairyland Power Cooperative. Donates $10,000 to La Crosse Community Theatre.

5:19am
Sheboygan Press. Wind farm application is submitted.
5:12am
Capital Times. New downtown hotel could require $50 million public subsidy.
4:55am
Chippewa Herald. Groundwater study monitoring effect of sand mines in county.
4:39am
Jackson County Chronicle. Franklin sand mine prompts rezoning policy changes.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. MMSD ordered to provide 'green infrastructure' for storm water.
4:09am
WEAU. Delayed justice: Local district attorney's office battles understaffing, big caseload.

Congress

5:26am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Ribble joins national movement for change in Washington.
4:53am
La Crosse Tribune. Debate intensifies over gun control.
4:44am
La Crosse Tribune. Kind, Walz weigh gun rights, school safety.
4:41am
WQOW. Congressman senses frustration at town hall meeting. Hudson Star Observer.
3:55am
WTMJ. Wis. gun control advocate: reform 'is going to be difficult.'

Federal Agencies

5:44am
Washington Post. CFPB releases new mortgage rules in bid to reduce risky lending.

Politics

12:01pm
DPW. Five questions for Scott Walker as he addresses Wisconsin Bankers Association today.

5:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ryan won't rule out presidential run.

Wednesday January 9, 2013

Governor

3:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Walker to give state of the state address next week.

Legislative

4:21pm
Sen. Grothman. Open letter to State Senator Chris Larson.
2:52pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. 2013 session is Wisconsin's moment to get back on track.
12:07pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Takes oath of office, ready to serve the 15th Assembly District.
3:46am
Rep. Jorgensen. Holds in-district Inauguration event in Whitewater.

5:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Let voters decide status of county supervisors.
5:16am
La Crosse Tribune. 20 years after parents' murders, Shilling carries on.
5:04am
Stevens Point Journal. Editorial: What Madison should focus on this year.
4:55am
Wausau Daily Herald. Tribal leaders plan Wausau visit to advocate against iron mine.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State lawmakers want to limit overnight sessions, but don't agreee on how.
4:40am
Oshkosh Northwestern. No deal yet on Assembly changes.
4:36am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wisconsin Assembly's all-nighters targeted.
3:58am
Bloomberg. Illinois lawmakers fail to act on fixing pension deficits.

State Agencies

3:08pm
Wind on the Wires. Science proves that wind energy is safe for Wisconsin.
2:50pm
1000 Friends of Wisconsin. Calls report "road builders wish list." Letter to DOT Sec. Gottlieb.
2:44pm
PSC. To identify statewide broadband usage and needs.
1:41pm
DFI. 2012 new business formation up 8.4% over prior year
1:37pm
DVA. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs boosts homeless grants.
1:33pm
DSPS. Meetings.
1:28pm
DNR. High risk manure runoff forecast; online forecast system provides up-to-date risk information to aid farmers.
12:57pm
OJA. Justice gateway welcomes three new law enforcement agencies.
12:08pm
DWD. Receives complaint regarding Golden Gurnsey closure.
9:41am
DATCP. It's game time for playoff ticket scams.
9:40am
DATCP. Inspection job is perfect fit for Jerabek.

Economy/Business

9:39am
Wisconsin Safety Council. Nominations requested for Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards.

2:54pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UWM's Innovation Campus lands major office project, 350 jobs.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supervalu to lay off 117 in Pleasant Prairie.
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Golden Guernsey files for bankruptcy.
4:07am
Wall Street Journal. Slow start-up formation raises job creation questions.

Statewide

4:39pm
ABC for Health. BadgerCare Plus enrollment slide continues.
3:09pm
Enough Already Wisconsin. Do you hear them knocking?
12:06pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Sets plans to honor renewable energy leaders.
11:18am
AT&T. Badger Honor Flight receives $5,000 AT&T CARES Award.
10:41am
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Urges women to make cervical health a priority.

9:46am
WKOW. Memorial set for wolves killed in first WI wolf hunt.
5:10am
Janesville Gazette. Magazine rates state medical groups.
4:47am
USA Today. 2012 was warmest year in U.S. history. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:25am
Chicago Tribune. (IL) Huge spike in flu cases upends hospital operations.
3:53am
USA Today. Fiscal cliff debate delays some 2012 tax refunds.

Courts

4:03am
Reuters. Texas school can force teenager to wear locator chip: judge.

Education

10:39am
Marquette University. Marathon results show larger performance gaps for women than men.
10:38am
UW-Rock County. Financial aid topic of free program.
3:41am
UW-Stevens Point. Wisconsin Environmental Education Board seeks representatives.

3:07pm
UW-Stout. Businessman donates $1 million to property management program.
5:08am
Janesville Gazette. Performance pay approved for Janesville school administrators.
4:34am
Appleton Post Crescent. New London school district moves ahead with safety measures.

Local

4:27pm
Racine Police Department. Canceled: Sex offender notification meeting.
2:46pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. CJC spreads column condoning violence against women victims of assault.

1:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Barrett: Biden, NRA meeting a good thing.
5:34am
WKOW. Madison city council passes gun control resolution.
4:37am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Noise law proposed near wind turbines.

Congress

9:23am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Releases January town hall and office hours schedule. 

1:45pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson talks about gun control, debt ceiling.
5:12am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. U.S. may leave no troops in Afghanistan after 2014.
3:56am
Bloomberg. Debt limit showdown spurs debate on trillion-dollar coin.

Federal Agencies

4:32am
The Hill. First-quarter deficit was $293 billion, CBO says.

Politics

4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Fallone, Megna signed Walker recall petitions.

Tuesday January 8, 2013

Legislative

4:38pm
Sen. Farrow. Column: A new session brings renewed focus.
4:02pm
Rep. Bewley. New year and new session are an opportunity.
2:33pm
Rep. Spiros. Focused on jobs & economy.
11:46am
Community Advocates. Governor and Legislature should cut taxes on Wisconsin employers by expanding BadgerCare.  Letter to Gov. Walker and Legislature. Employer Tax Fact Sheet. Employer Penalty Flowchart. Employer Tax Explainer.

1:51pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State Senate leadership vote still rankles some Democrats.
5:02am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: Legislature must work together to achieve common goals.
4:58am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Jessica King looks back at a short, 17 month, senate term.
4:50am
Racine Journal Times. Racine area Dems propose minimum wage increase.
4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Pass a bipartisan mining bill now.
4:43am
Eau Claire Leader Telegram. Wisconsin Legislature: Mining push tops GOP agenda. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:38am
La Crosse Tribune. Area Assembly Democrats react to start of session.
4:24am
Tomah Journal. Editorial: State income tax rate harsh at low end.
4:18am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Legislature considers rules changes.
4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: A short wish list for the new legislative session.
4:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State bill targets Milwaukee County Board pay, budget.

State Agencies

3:59pm
OCI. Administrative action - December 2012.
2:32pm
DNR. Weekly News.
1:47pm
WEDC. Awards environmental assessment grant to Lake Mills.
12:54pm
DOJ. WCAN helps local police to solve another property crime.
12:42pm
SWIB. Report: SWIB reports favorable returns, less cost to manage state's retirement funds.
10:41am
DPI. Wisconsin gains 80 National Board certified teachers.
9:59am
DATCP. Resolve to make a wise fitness membership decision.
9:54am
DOJ. Seeks to commit Jimmie L. Mable for treatment.
9:54am
DOJ. Seeks to commit Warren Harer for treatment.

Economy/Business

8:34am
NFIB. Small-business owner confidence edges up, barely.

12:53pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Northwestern Mutual to hire 5,500 reps and interns in 2013.
12:38pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin ranked 42nd in job creation at midyear, census report shows.
5:10am
Bloomberg. U.S. set for biggest state-local jobs boost since 2007.
4:00am
WEAU. New partnership to bring new jobs and new growth to ethanol industry.

Statewide

2:37pm
Clear Channel Media. Local radio team brings lively daily political debate to late afternoons on the Progressive Mic 92.1 FM-WXXM.
1:48pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tribal chairman calls for public scrutiny of samples from proposed iron mine.
12:12pm
Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence. January is National Stalking Awareness Month.
10:40am
ABC for Health. Health coverage expansion makes moral, fiscal sense for Wisconsin.
5:56am
Arts Wisconsin. Arts Day 2013. 

11:49am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Government watchdog group loses half its funding.
6:00am
Midwest Energy News. Analysis: Politics drown out facts following Wisconsin wind noise study.
5:06am
USA Today. State report card on mental health care.
4:40am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Study: Health care costs rise slowly for third straight year.

Courts

2:48pm
Schott, Bublitz & Engel S.C. Ruling in Juneau County case a victory for open government.
8:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Juneau County Star-Times v. Juneau County.
8:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Dennis D. Lemoine.
8:40am
Distirct I Court of Appeals. Anthony Gagliano & Co., Inc. v. OpenFirst, LLC.

1:14pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supreme Court rules for newspapers in records dispute with county.
10:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supreme Court rules for newspapers in records dispute with county.
8:36am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin Supreme Court to decide open records dispute.

Education

4:01pm
UW-Stout. Students' chair designs to be featured in Minneapolis exhibit.
1:01pm
UW-Eau Claire. Chancellor search progress continues.
11:13am
UW-Stout. Graduate strengthens university ties to NASA research center.
9:57am
AT&T. Expo connects nearly 300 10th graders with exciting career opportunities in the Marinette-Menominee Region.

1:09pm
Racine Journal Times. Unified board uneasy about student bill of rights proposed by YES group.
3:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Advocacy group gives Wisconsin D+ on education reform.

Local

9:58am
Racine Police Department. Sex offender notification meeting.
9:56am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. County HR Director admits difficulty hiring jail doctors.
8:31am
Dane County Market. Dane County foreclosures plunge in December.

1:17pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Board chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic says Chris Abele has 'vendetta' against supervisors.
4:53am
Sheboygan Press. Kohler Co. sues village over assessments.
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee alderman seeks advisory referendum on election day registration.

Congress

9:53am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Announces 5th District nominees to the U.S. Service Academies.

5:52am
The Hill. Dem lawmakers say courts should resolve debt-limit standoff.
5:48am
Washington Times. With U.S. fiscal problems unresolved, treasured AAA rating may fall off cliff.
5:39am
Boston Globe. White House ramping up gun violence discussions.
5:14am
Reuters. Debt ceiling could bind in mid-February: study.

Federal Agencies

12:22pm
CBO. Monthly budget review.
12:21pm
CDC. Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem among women and girls.
3:42am
Social Security. February 2013 columns.

Monday January 7, 2013

Inauguration

6:06pm
Sen. Leibham. Becomes Senate President Pro Tempore.
6:04pm
Rep. Wachs. Begins 2013-14 session.
6:03pm
Rep. Hutton. Officially sworn in today January 7, 2013.
5:44pm
Rep. Stone. Inauguration Day statement.
5:43pm
Rep. Czaja. Takes oath of office to represent 35th Assembly District.
5:41pm
Rep. Klenke. Sworn in to State Assembly.
5:40pm
Rep. Ohnstad. Sworn in as 65th District Representative.
5:38pm
Rep. Weatherston. Sworn in as State Representative from 62nd District.
5:36pm
Rep. Suder. Statement on 101st Inauguration ceremony.
5:34pm
Rep. Kuglitsch. Sworn into office for second term.
4:08pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Names job creation, balanced budget as top priorities for new session.
4:06pm
Rep. Swearingen. Begins work on jobs & economy.
4:01pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on inauguration into the 101st Wisconsin State Legislature.
3:58pm
Rep. Strachota. Sworn-in as 58th Assembly District Representative for the 101st Session of the Wisconsin Legislature.
3:50pm
Sen. Tiffany. Takes oath of office for state Senate.
3:41pm
Sen. Harris. Sworn-in as state Senator.
3:37pm
Rep. Vos. Becomes 75th Assembly Speaker.
3:36pm
Rep. Schraa. Sworn in as 53rd District representative.
3:34pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Takes office serving newly-drawn 43rd District.
3:33pm
Sen. Gudex. Begins working for the 18th Senate District.
3:30pm
Rep. Craig. Begins second term focused on economic growth.
3:24pm
Rep. Pasch. Statement on Inauguration Day.
12:23pm
Rep. Zamirripa. Announces official inauguration to the Wisconsin State Assembly.
12:18pm
Gov. Walker. Statement on Wisconsin's 101st legislative session.
11:55am
Assembly Democratic Leader Barca. Inauguration Day message
11:54am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Congratulates the 101st Wisconsin State Legislature.

3:45pm
La Crosse Tribune. Democrats, Republicans spar over who has mandate.
12:11pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State lawmakers open new session with GOP in control.
11:53am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Legislative session begins with new faces.

Governor

3:39pm
United Wisconsin. Walker's credibility gap not bridged by new 'moderate' rhetoric.
12:21pm
Families Moving Forward. Support filling in the gaps in BadgerCare & oppose rejecting Medicaid revenue.

3:55am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Walker looks to end division in state.

Legislative

5:37pm
Rep. Ballweg. Re-appointed to State Building Commission.
5:33pm
Sen. Wirch, Rep. Mason. Re-introduce bill to raise state's minimum wage.
1:26pm
Emerge Wisconsin. Aumnae increases to eight in the State Legislature.

1:39pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Assembly leader says right to work not coming; mining bill could come next week, vote in March.
12:14pm
WMTV. UPDATE: Senate leader expects March vote on mining.
5:07am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Reform rollback a concern.
4:57am
River Falls Journal. Harsdorf plans 'listening sessions.'
4:49am
Wisconsin Reporter. Horsetrading begins on Wisconsin mine bill.
4:42am
Capital Times. Q&A: Clean Wisconsin's lobbyist doubts we'll see a new mine anytime soon.
4:30am
Marshfield News Herald. Mining, income taxes and training lead agenda.
4:28am
Racine Journal Times. Childhood teacher to witness Vos' swearing in as speaker.
4:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Require real consequences for drunken driving.
4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: A state senator with too much time on his hands.
4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bipartisanship key for Vos as new Assembly speaker.
3:54am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Environmental group says Jacque 'misinterpreted' Shirly Wind study.
3:53am
Capital Times. Rep. Brett Hulsey: How to get Wisconsin working again.
3:51am
Fox 11. Inauguration set for Wisconsin lawmakers.

State Agencies

5:31pm
DWD Sec. Newson. Announces steps the state is taking to assist workers affected by unexpected Golden Guernsey closure. 
3:49pm
DOA. Capitol protester reaches agreement with the state.
12:30pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings.
12:28pm
DPI. Evers' education budget request would boost math, science, technology, and career-readiness opportunities for all students.
3:50am
DVA Sec. Scocos, Firsy Lady Walker. Announce Faces of Freedom: A Year of the Veteran Celebration.
3:48am
DOT. Gov. Walker approves nearly $1.7 million for rural transit projects.

3:26pm
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin I-94 lane additions, Hudson to Baldwin, weighed.
4:36am
Stevens Point Journal. DNR to reassess CWD strategy after discovery of 2 infected deer.
4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Jobs agency gave $56.2 million in grants and loans, report says.
4:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker contributor Einhorn backs off WHEDA contract.
3:59am
Stevens Point Journal. New rules allow limited hunting, trapping in state parks.
3:58am
Marshfield News Herald. Transportation shortfall may impact drivers through increased taxes, fees.

Economy/Business

5:30pm
CARW/Xceligent. 4Q/year-end commercial real estate market report.

3:43pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Golden Gurnsey Dairy abrupt closing leaves workers, state seeking answers.
10:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Despite dairy closing, Milwaukee-area deliveries continue.
5:23am
WTMJ. President confirms dairy plant shutdown in Milwaukee. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Green-power, low-energy users get brunt of utility rate increase.
4:03am
USA Today. Americans face higher prices, flat wages in 2013.
3:57am
Racine Journal Times. Companies struggle to find the right employees.

Statewide

3:31pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Fluoride's benefits too important to ignore.
11:51am
Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Citizens to speak out against Penokee Hills mining proposal.

10:13am
MarketWatch. Retire here, not there: Wisconsin.
4:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: It's time for a more fair tax system.

Courts

5:39am
Indianapolis Star. Chief justice asks compromise in pay fight over Indiana House Democrats' walkout.
3:53am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin: Judge allows wolf hunting with dogs but prohibits training.

Education

10:39am
UW-Stout Chancellor Sorensen. Statement concerning faculty/staff salaries.
9:43am
UW-Extension. University of Wisconsin Flexible Options open enrollment.

1:43pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scholarships offered to first students in UW flexible degree program.
4:00am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Tech college wages top UW professors' pay.

Local

3:46pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. City receives hotel feasiblity study for additional hotel rooms in downtown Madison.
3:28pm
Dane County Board Chair Hendrick. Special election set for downtown Madison County Supervisor.
10:43am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Inmate lawsuit against Sheriff dismissed.

5:05am
Menomonee Falls Patch. Falls police union says village violated bargaining agreement.
3:56am
Racine Journal Times. Sheriff's deputies file suit against Racine County, county executive.

Congress

12:32pm
Rep. Pocan. Appointed to House Budget Committee and named Assistant Whip.

5:53am
The Hill. Democrats look for up to $1 trillion in new tax revenues this year.
5:40am
New York Times. For Ryan's next act, balancing pragmatism with politics.
5:31am
Reuters. Republican Sen. McConnell rules out more taxes in U.S. fiscal fight.

Politics

4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Justice Roggensack announces campaign team.

Friday January 4, 2013

Governor

5:06pm
Gov. Walker. Thanks Tim Sullivan for his service.

4:29am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Editorial: Rigid policy at odds with Founders.

Legislative

5:08pm
Rep. Steineke. Statement on Gulfstream Corp.'s job growth announcement.
4:08pm
Reps. Bernard Schaber, Bewley, Sens. Larson, Shilling. New Medicaid transportation RFP raises red flags.
4:00pm
Speaker-elect. Vos. Makes appointments to Building Commission.
9:55am
Sen. Taylor. Calls for cost analysis on criminal bills. Letter to Assembly & Senate Leadership.
9:50am
Rep. Jorgensen. Journal: Let's work together.
3:46am
Sen. Lasee. Letter to the editor in response to Jan. 2nd Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article - "Wind farm study results a mixed bag."

12:40pm
Superior Telegram. Minning reform leads Wisconsin Legislature's agenda.
5:18am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Report details impact of tax cuts.
5:06am
Wisconsin Reporter. 'Fiscal cliff' deal could threaten proposed income-tax breaks.
5:03am
WAOW. State Rep. Donna Seidel resigns office days before term expires. Wisconsin Reporter.
3:47am
Northland News Center. Wisconsin mines: Big jobs, environmental concerns.

State Agencies

2:27pm
DSPS. Meeting addendum.
2:22pm
DNR. Distribution plan set for chinook stocking in Lake Michigan; Strawberry Creek quota reduced, commitment to revise formula for 2014.
12:20pm
WEDC. Brings new life to economic development in Wisconsin.
11:50am
DOT. Gov. Walker approves $1.7 million for specialized public transportation.
11:08am
DATCP. Medicare card scam pops up in Wisconsin.
9:52am
Dept. of Tourism. World's largest disc golf complex, Highbridge Hills Sports Complex, joins ranks of Travel Green Wisconsin.
8:23am
DWD. Meetings and hearings.
3:49am
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves $3.2 million for community projects.

12:47pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Smith: Wisconsin balances Medicaid budget.
7:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Study suggests wind turbines' low-frequency noise could cause health woes.
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Contract proposal for patient rides allows leeway.
4:01am
Fox 11. PSC authorized wind farm study complete.

Economy/Business

3:08pm
Time Warner Cable. Brings 200 new jobs to Milwaukee.
10:35am
Dept. of Labor Sec. Solis. Statement on December employment numbers.
10:00am
Outagamie County Exec. Nelson. County welcomes job growth at airport.
7:34am
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment situation - December 2012 (Nonfarm up 155K, rate 7.8%)

11:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Time Warner Cable adding 200 jobs in Milwaukee.
8:21am
Bloomberg. Payrolls in U.S. climb 155,000 as jobless rate holds at 7.8%
5:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Accuray, Tomotherapy's parent company, cutting staff, cites fiscal picture.
4:23am
Appleton Post Crescent. Gulfstream adding 100 jobs in Greenville.

Statewide

10:43am
Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance. Announces plans for commercial production of cellulosic ethanol.

11:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ace, Sweetwater plan to produce cellulosic ethanol.
9:49am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin, Minnesota dairy farmers show strong year-end.
4:25am
Green Bay Press Gazette. What we pay: Colleges & universities.
4:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Online comments hurt science understanding, study finds.

Courts

5:39pm
DNR Sec. Stepp. Statement on Judge Peter Anderson's ruling on the use of dogs for wolf hunting.
2:35pm
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Judge to rule today in wolf hunt challenge.
9:07am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Matthew C. Siderits.
9:07am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Eva E. Ritter.

5:05pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Madison judge allows wolf hunting with dogs.

Education

10:30am
UW-Madison. Researchers: Online science news needs careful study. 

4:53am
Beloit Daily News. Carry advocate claims ban endangers pupils.
4:48am
Beloit Daily News. Officials: No guns in school.

Local

5:12am
Portage Daily Register. AFSCME wants talks with county.
4:42am
WMTV. Dane Co. officials call for resources to address district attorney staffing shortages. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:32am
Marshfield News Herald. County stalled on employee pay system.
4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee police did not hide higher crime figures, new report says.

Congress

12:19pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Column: The fiscal crisis is not over.
11:02am
U.S. Sens. Johnson, Baldwin. Bet on Packers-Vikings game.
11:00am
U.S. Rep. Moore. Statement on Violence Against Women Act reauthorization.
3:52am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Joins Baldwin for swearing in.
3:51am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Committee assignments for 113th Congress.

5:24am
The Hill. Democratic freshman want party to back 'talking filibuster.'
4:56am
Janesville Gazette. 'Fiscal cliff' deal leaves lots of issues dangling.
4:54am
Janesville Gazette. State Republicans OK'd deal.
4:03am
WISC. Baldwin, Pocan talk about upcoming debt debates in Congress.

Federal Agencies

2:23pm
Integrys Group. Wisconsin Public Service reaches agreement with U.S. EPA.
11:49am
EPA. Announces Clean Air Act settlement with Wisconsin utility. 
10:53am
Postmaster General Donahoe. Congressional inaction heightens Postal Service financial crisis. 

2:40pm
Appleton Post Crescent. WPS agrees to settle Clean Air Act violations. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Politics

3:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Walker gets new campaign team.

Thursday January 3, 2013

Governor

2:21pm
Gov. Walker. Enters third year in office.

3:59pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker will lead first trade mission to China this spring.
4:04am
Wisconsin Reporter. Walker: Mining bill is Job 1 in new session.
3:56am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker open to tweaks to mining bill.
3:52am
Fox 11. Gov. Scott Walker talks mining and jobs.

Legislative

4:36pm
Sen. Taylor. Statement on Logisticare RFP.
3:57pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Congratulates U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan on their inauguration to Congress.
9:04am
Sen. Carpenter. Announces committee appointments.

5:04am
Capital Times. Glenn Grothman's anti-Kwanzaa comments create ruckus.
5:00am
Wausau Daily Herald. New mining bill to be presented this month.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Incoming Speaker Vos seeks lower tax rates.
4:28am
Brookfield Patch. Mining law reform top of list for state Republicans.

State Agencies

4:32pm
DNR. Weekly News. Outdoor Report.
2:27pm
DOT. Wisconsin ends 2012 with 601 traffic deaths.
2:24pm
WEDC. Gov. Walker announces trade mission to China.
2:16pm
AG Van Hollen. Praises law enforcement's use of the WCAN in solving crimes.
1:53pm
Dept. of Tourism. Richard Bong State Recreational Area Travel Green Wisconsin certified.
11:55am
Dept. of Tourism. North Coast Coffee joins ranks of Travel Green Wisconsin.
11:20am
DOT. Packer travel advisory.
11:17am
DHS. Requests proposals for statewide Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus Non-Emergency Medical Transportation manager.
10:22am
DOC. Starts year with 58 new correctional officers.
9:42am
DSPS. Meeting: Board of Nursing Screening.
9:07am
Dept. of Tourism. Marshfield receives tourism grant for National Fur Takers Rendezvous.
9:02am
DATCP Consumer Protection. Keep Your Kids Safe Newsletter - January 2013.

5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Fix, don't flog, top jobs agency.
4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wind farm study results a mixed bag.

Economy/Business

7:40am
ADP. National employment report: Private sector employment increased by 215,000 jobs in December.
7:38am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report.

7:41am
Reuters. Jobless claims rise in holiday-distorted week.
5:12am
Janesville Gazette. Further budget fights threaten to keep U.S. growth and hiring sluggish for much of 2013.
5:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin businesses see improvement in 2012, report shows.

Statewide

1:57pm
WISA. Superior Silica Sands, LLC. joins Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association.
1:56pm
Wisconsin Center for Performance Excellence. Seminar on optimizing workplace dynamics set.
1:52pm
La Follette School of Public Affairs. Nominations are being accepted for the Lloyd D. Gladfelter Award for Government Innovation.
12:28pm
Wisconsin Center for Performance Excellence. Seminar on new 2013 Baldridge Criteria set.
9:58am
Wisconsin Budget Project. New year brings many state tax cuts in Wisconsin.

12:43pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abnormally dry to drought conditions persist across state.
5:29am
Detroit News. Lakes Huron, Michigan fall to record low.
4:26am
Wisconsin Radio Network. CWD moves northward.

Courts

8:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Danny L. Hopgood v. Jimmy D. Boyd.
8:57am
District II Court of Appeals. Air Engineering, Inc. v. Industrial Air Power, LLC.
8:56am
District IV Court of Appeals. Vicki L. Blasing v. Zurich American Insurance Company.

12:40pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Court reverses judge who saved Mukwonago Indians name.
12:32pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Court: Inmate properly denied porn.
12:29pm
WEAU. Court says parents can't sue over Indian nickname.

Education

3:40pm
UW-Stout. Student who beat cancer awarded Randy Pausch Scholarship.
11:57am
UW-Eau Claire. Professor Max Garland named Wisconsin poet laureate.

10:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. State law change keeps principal evaluations under wraps.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Platteville experiences enrollment boom.
4:32am
Port Washington Patch. How safe are our schools?
4:08am
La Crosse Tribune. Wis. woman asks school to review bullying policy. WQOW.

Local

3:15pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. State report finds Dane County needs more than a dozen DA's based on caseload; domestic violence accounts for one-third of county cases.
Letter to Gov. Walker.

4:48am
Sheboygan Press. Act 10 uncertainty leaves county labor talks in limbo.
4:16am
Jackson County Chronicle. City to alter employee benefits.
4:12am
Burnett County Sentinel. Land trade could be boon for county.
4:00am
La Crosse Tribune. Local farmers unimpressed with Farm Bill fix.

Congress

1:58pm
U.S. Rep. Ribble. 113th Congress should mark the start of new beginnings.
12:16pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. We need a new farm bill in 2013.
12:09pm
Campaign to Fix the Debt - Wisconsin. 'Hold the Applause.'
11:16am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on 113th Congress.
3:53am
Dairy Business Association. Dairy producers score a victory with farm bill extension.

3:57pm
Wisconsin Radio Network. Senator Baldwin sworn in.
5:40am
Bloomberg. Budget deal seals breaks for wind farms, Puerto Rico rum.
5:38am
Bloomberg. Budget crusader Ryan stays silent in fiscal showdown with Obama.
5:34am
USA Today. Obama signs 'cliff' bill, now on to next fiscal crisis.
3:57am
La Crosse Tribune. Kind, Walz defend their votes on 'imperfect' bill, say challenges loom.

Federal Agencies

12:20pm
HHS. States move forward to implement health care law, build health insurance marketplaces.
12:17pm
USDA Sec. Vilsack. Statement on the Food, Farm and Jobs Bill.
12:15pm
CDC. More women getting Pap tests as recommended.

Politics

4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State schools chief, Supreme Court justice face challengers.
3:54am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin high court, DPI candidates file nomination papers.

Wednesday January 2, 2013

Governor

1:28pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. Gov. Walker seeks support for mining at Green Bay business.
9:14am
Janesville Gazette. Walker to talk mining, jobs during three stops.
3:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker still hasn't issued a pardon.

Legislative

3:24pm
DPW. Black Caucus calls on Scott Walker to denounce Glenn Grothman Kwanzaa comments.
2:42pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on potential mining legislation.
2:39pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Time for a bipartisan consensus on iron ore mining.
2:32pm
Rep. Nass. Letter to Speaker-elect Vos, Majority Leader Suder, JFC Co-Chair Nygren regarding proposal for higher property taxes.
10:50am
Speaker-elect Vos, Majority Leader Suder. Assembly Republicans: Mining reform top priority.

1:26pm
WTMJ. West Bend Sen. Grothman won't apologize after Kwanzaa comments.
1:20pm
Janesville Gazette. GOP promises mining reform will be first bill. 
10:57am
La Crosse Tribune. Jennifer Shilling: Let your voice be heard on budget.
5:04am
Mount Pleasant Patch. State Sen. Glenn Grothman declares war on Kwanzaa.
4:56am
River Falls Journal. Jobs are job number one.
4:23am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Vos is right: State tax code is overdue for an overhaul.
4:07am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Jacque: Study finds 'dangerous levels' of noise from turbines. 

State Agencies

5:04pm
DOJ. Former middle school teacher sentenced in Vilas County to three years in prison in child pornography case.
4:32pm
DSPS. Meetings.
3:12pm
AG Van Hollen. Praises new effort, "Sheriffs Adopting Sheriffs," organized by the Badger State Sheriff's Association.
2:28pm
Clean Wisconsin. Study finds no link between wind farm sound and health impacts.
12:27pm
DOJ. Files action against owner of unlicensed debt adjustment service company.
11:22am
Emergency Management. Resolve 2B ready in 2013.
11:14am
Garvey, McNeil & Associates, S.C. Wisconsin study finds low frequency noise serious threat from wind farms.
4:00am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Muscoda.

4:03am
Appleton Post Crescent. Commission promotes regional transit taxes plan.

Economy/Business

12:06pm
Boardman & Clark Law Firm. Employment law update - January 2013.

Statewide

3:37pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Four steps to a feasible financial New Year's resolution.
12:55pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Announces January 11, 2013 Commemoration Concert for Life.

1:18pm
Chippewa Herald. Despite deal, taxes to rise for most Americans.
12:30pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. FBI reports record number of firearms background checks.
4:45am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. 2012 year in review: A year that begins and ends in roses includes lots of electoral rancor.
4:27am
Stevens Point Journal. Gun run takes toll on stores' supplies.
4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Our New Year's wish: a return of common sense.

Courts

5:37am
Washington Post. Texas among 10 states facing lawsuits over education funding.

Education

12:05pm
UW Colleges, UW Extension. Chancellor Ray Cross and other higher education leaders to discuss role of online education at UCLA conference.

5:57am
USA Today. Vets face confusion using GI bill at state schools.
4:30am
Capital Times. Should UW pick a business leader for chancellor to jump-start job growth?

Local

1:41pm
Alliant Energy. Dane County nonprofits receive $45,000 from Alliant Energy and its Foundation.
12:56pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
12:07pm
Madison B Cycle. Annual membership grows 356% as the total number of riders triples.
11:21am
Outagamie County Exec. Nelson. Issues proclamation on Herb Kohl. Proclamation.
10:54am
Milwaukee County Sup. West. Remembers Dayana Garcia, asks public for help in apprehending murderer.
3:52am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. First repeat drunken driver of the new year.
3:49am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. 18 drunken drivers arrested during New Year's Eve enforcement initiative.

4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee, Madison broke records for warmest year in 2012.
3:58am
Shawano Leader. Sheriff seeks to halt paycheck deductions for retirement.

Congress

3:00pm
NFIB Wisconsin. Reacts to fiscal cliff deal.
12:28pm
DPW. Sean Duffy defies even Paul Ryan, Ron Johnson, on fiscal cliff deal for Wisconsin farmers.
12:11pm
U.S. Rep. Petri. Opposed fiscal cliff deal.
11:18am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on fiscal cliff deal.
10:48am
Wisconsin Environment. President Obama, Congress save wind power in fiscal cliff agreement.
9:41am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Calls for spending reductions.
3:56am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Supports tax relief for working families, economic recovery.
3:39am
U.S. Rep. Moore. Supports Senate Amendment HR 8.
3:38am
U.S. Rep. Ribble. Votes to provide tax certainty.
3:37am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on fiscal cliff vote.

5:47am
Reuters. Fiscal plan averts "dairy cliff," buys time for farm bill.
5:14am
WAOW. Duffy votes against 'fiscal cliff' deal.
4:39am
The Hill. House approves 'fiscal cliff' deal; bill headed to Obama's desk. Washington Post. Bloomberg. Janesville Gazette.
4:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Five people to watch in 2013.
4:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin delegation weighs in on 'fiscal cliff' vote.
4:05am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Wisconsin's Sen. Ron Johnson supported tax increase on wealthy.
3:47am
The Hill. House votes to block salary hike for federal workers, members of Congress.
3:45am
Reuters. Analysis: "Fiscal cliff" deal called a dud on deficit front.

Politics

9:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin candidates face nomination deadline.

 

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