Thursday January 18, 2018 - Updated 4:25pm

Governor

4:16pm
One Wisconsin Now. Fresh off stunning electoral defeat, Gov. Scott Walker to call special session on dog whistle attacks on poor and people of color.
4:09pm
Sen. Taylor. Walker renews call to gut services.
3:50pm
Rep. Subeck. Statement on special session.
3:34pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises Walker welfare reform push as unemployment rate drops to 3 percent.
3:05pm
Kids Forward. Governor Walker's welfare reform plan misses the mark.
2:40pm
Gronik for Governor. Statement on Gov. Walker's attack on Wisconsin's most vulnerable citizens.
1:16pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: With Lowest-Ever Unemployment Rate, Wisconsin is Leading the Way on Welfare Reform.
1:15pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Offers to help Governor Walker with plan to close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake.
1:14pm
Rep. Anderson. Groundhog Day: Six more weeks of Walker's desperate reforms.
1:12pm
Wachs for Governor. Statement on Gov. Walker's welfare reform special session.
12:33pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement: Governor's call for Special Session.
11:09am
DPW. Gov. Walker fearfully lashes out at low-income families.
11:08am
Sen. Miller. Statement on Special Session call.
10:50am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Special Session on Welfare Reform.
10:41am
Sen. Shilling. Statement on special session on welfare reform.
10:11am
Gov. Walker. Calls for Special Session on welfare reform. Executive Order #271

12:53pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker calls special session on bills making changes to welfare programs.
12:48pm
Beloit Daily News. Walker proposes Wisconsin welfare overhaul package.
12:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker pushes welfare overhaul to include work requirement for parents on food stamps.
5:01am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Walker outlines $20 million workforce plan with money from Foxconn bill.
4:53am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker says he's waiting for results of investigations into jail before making final decision on sheriff.

Budget

10:00am
McCabe for Governor. Advances clean government blueprint.

Legislative

3:00pm
Rep. Spiros. Named Assembly Committee on Transportation interim chairman.
2:57pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Authors bill allowing emergency access to mental health treatment for homeless unaccompanied youth. LRB-5104.
2:41pm
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. Voters deserve representation for special session.
1:13pm
Sen. Hansen. Governor should call special elections.
12:41pm
Rep. Steineke. Column: Asking for your support to change Wisconsin's bail laws.
10:57am
Rep. Hintz. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: The Rising Price Tag of Foxconn.
10:49am
Rep. Subeck. Democratic legislators call on Attorney General Schimel to file a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. Letter to AG Schimel.
5:30am
Sen. Vinehout. How haste empowers the "Shadow Legislature."
5:29am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Testimony in opposition to AB 553, the "anti-BDS bill."

12:44pm
WKOW. Special election called for in two Wisconsin districts.
5:40am
Chippewa Herald. Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold.
5:39am
Portage Daily Register. Rural school leaders hope for legislative boost.
5:05am
WISC. New bill makes it easier for first responders to get help with PTSD.
5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal would create first state-funded UW System merit scholarships.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Activists clash on proposal to bar state participation in Israeli boycott.

State Agencies

2:55pm
DOR. Wautoma man pleads guilty to felony tax evasion.
11:11am
DATCP. Barganz recognized for 14-year commitment to ACCP.
11:03am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Haas asks senators for hearing and confirmation vote.
10:58am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. State OKs key permit for major GOP donor's golf course.
9:10am
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin's private sector employment reaches all-time high, unemployment rate drops to 3 percent.

12:55pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin unemployment hit record low in December.
12:52pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Appointment of former dairy lobbyist to lead Wisconsin environmental unit comes under fire.
12:50pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Influx of ATVs, snowmobiles could hit Wisconsin parks sooner under plan.
5:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Strong returns for the Wisconsin Retirement System in 2017.
5:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. ACLU, government watchdog groups defend embattled leaders.
5:10am
Chippewa Herald. As Senate vote nears, state Ethics chief blasts former Government Accountability Board as partisan, inconsistent. 
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ethics chief Brian Bell left Wisconsin Government Accountability Board in part because of political bias.
5:03am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin's main investment fund grew 16% in 2017.

Economy/Business

11:04am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Investing in our future workforce through STEM topic of Tech Council Inovation Network luncheon.

12:58pm
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee misses cut for Amazon's second headquarters.
5:06am
USA Today. Apple to hire 20,000, open new campus and pay $38 billion tax bill on overseas profits.

Statewide

2:38pm
Marshfield Clinic. Health System expands its Wausau surgical capabilities.

Courts

4:19pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Appoints new Clerk of Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.

4:57am
Fox 6. 21 states sue over FCC repeal of net-neutrality rules; Wisconsin not included.

Education

2:54pm
Marquette University. Commercial banking program to host inaugural conference.
11:10am
UW-Madison. Bringing cheap and accurate tuberculosis tests to Africa.
11:07am
UW-Platteville. Confucious Institute to celebrate Chinese New Year.

4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DeVos approves Wisconsin ESSA plan that Gov. Walker rejected.
4:54am
WKOW. State officials propose teacher licensing changes to address shortages.

Local

10:56am
NEWaukee. Announces 'The Big Impact.'

6:23am
Portage Daily Register. Columbia County supervisors narrowly nix redistricting resolution.
5:02am
Portage Daily Register. Ex-senators denounce gerrymandering in Fair Elections Project presentation in Lodi.
4:56am
Baraboo News Republic. Committee prevents Sauk County Board vote on gerrymandering referendum.
4:52am
Racine Journal Times. Hundreds attend Yorkville hearing, express Foxconn anxieties.

Congress

4:25pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on President Trump to provide information on political appointees serving in key drug policy positions.

5:25am
Reuters. Republicans scramble for votes in Congress to keep government open.
4:52am
TIME. How the government shutdown fight could stall a program that gives millions of children health insurance.
4:51am
USA Today. Medicaid fraud is helping drive opioid crisis, new congressional report concludes.

Politics

4:14pm
RPW. ICYMI: Extreme Madison liberal Paul Soglin out of touch with Wisconsin.
4:09pm
Team Ryan. Breaks off-year record; Pulls in more than $44 million ahead of 2018.
4:04pm
Ryan for 1st Congress. After historic 2017 fundraising has nearly $10 million on hand.
11:01am
Walker for Governor. In The News: Demonstrate grassroots support with strong finance period and leadership in every county.
10:59am
RPW. More than doubles number of existing field offices.
9:57am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Burns v. Dallet v. Screnock - two candidates weigh in.

9:57am
WBAY. Governor Walker calls special election a 'wake-up call.'
5:27am
The Hill. GOP sees omens of a Dem wave in Wisconsin.
5:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Gubernatorial candidate Flynn would pardon pot offenders.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democratic win in northwest Wisconsin sends political shock wave. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:02am
WSAW. Professor: Too early to tell how Wisconsin special election will impact state politics.
5:00am
Fox 11. Ten democratic gubernatorial candidates meet in forum. Appleton Post-Crescent.
4:59am
New York Times. Wisconsin upset raises hopes for Democrats in 2018 races.
4:58am
Cap Times. Whether a 'wake-up call' or exceeding one's 'wildest expectations,' here's how Wisconsin's political parties see the 10th Senate District results.

Wednesday January 17, 2018

Governor

12:00pm
Gov. Walker. Wisconsinj Career Creator plan to support long-term workforce development needs.

12:35pm
Wisconsin Puiblic Radio. Walker unveils $20M technology job training initiative.

Assembly Floor Session

5:14am
Rep. Hintz. GOP hypocrisy on Lincoln Hills reflected in Assembly vote.

4:36am
Fox 6. Assembly approves mandatory sex harassment training, 92-0.
4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly votes to loosen child labor laws, notify women of dense breast tissue.
4:27am
WTMJ. Bill to address mysterious brain disorder in kids passes Assembly.

Legislative

3:16pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Tittl. Bills to turn plastics into fuel move forward.
2:50pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on the status of the state's general fund.
2:49pm
Gov. Walker. Nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau projects state to have $385 million surplus.
1:40pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Letter to DHS Sec. Seemeyer regarding Medicaid benefits budget.
1:38pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Mursau. Bill to reestablish the Conservation Corps passes committees.
1:37pm
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. Urge governor to call special elections.  Letter to Gov. Walker.
12:33pm
LFB. Estimated effect of 2017 Assembly Bill 835/Senate Bill 690 on school districts.
12:19pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Praises legislators for introducing innovative solution to improve care, reduce costs in Wisconsin Medicaid program.
11:57am
LFB. Revised estimates for 2017-19 taxes and general fund condition.
11:56am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Wisconsin on strong fiscal standing; Surplus grows $137.5 million.
9:41am
Rep. Crowley. Proposal expands access to economic security.

12:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin budget: Projection shows $138 million improvement, giving needed boost for GOP.
12:14pm
Beloit Daily News. ACLU, government watchdog groups defend embattled leaders.
12:14pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin budget forecast improves by $138 million.
12:08pm
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Beaver Dam assemblyman highlights new legislation.
4:50am
Madison.com. Memo: Foxconn cost to public nearing $4.5 billion. Kenosha News. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:43am
WUWM. Walker now wants Legislature to approve closing Lincoln Hills this year, GOP leaders won't commit.
4:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmaker on sexual misconduct allegations: 'I'm not going to be treated like some punching bag.'
4:30am
WTMJ. New push for cameras in Wisconsin's operating rooms.
4:30am
Daily Reporter. Panel advances bills encouraging apprenticeships.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly Republicans might not move as fast as Scott Walker wants on Lincoln Hills.
4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly delays vote on 'catfishing' bill.

State Agencies

5:15pm
AG Schimel. Bipartisan coalition pushes to eliminate job-killing Clean Power Plan.
5:09pm
AFSCME Council 32. Open letter to DOC Sec. Litscher.
3:13pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves $7 million for community projects.
3:09pm
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Dane County.
3:07pm
SWIB. Announces 2017 WRS preliminary returns; Earns $745 million over market returns.
11:50am
Wisconsin BPDD. Rep. Adam Neylon celebrates disability employment awareness with Rogan's Shoes employee.
10:36am
Wisconsin BPDD. Rep. Adam Neylong celebrates disability employment awareness with Rogan's Shoes employee.
9:43am
AG Schimel. Appoints new Training and Standards Bureau Director Dennis J. Fortunato.
5:13am
DATCP. Produce safety rules take effect Jan. 26 for largest fresh market growers.

4:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. AG warns stores after retailer agrees to pay nearly $1.3 million for selling banned substance.
4:34am
Fox 6. Dept. of Justice launches radio ads to raise elder abuse awareness.

Economy/Business

10:31am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Record number of judges, investors to screen entries for 2018 Governor's Business Plan Contest.

10:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin energy grid likely to be less coal-fired in the future.
5:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin frac sand producers facing increased competition from Texas in 2018.
4:59am
Portage Daily Register. Energizer acquires Rayovac in $2B deal; future of Portage plant uncertain.
4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report predicts thousands of 'advanced energy' jobs could be added to state.

Environment/Outdoors

4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Chronic wasting disease, scourge of wild deer, found for first time in Milwaukee County.

Statewide

12:21pm
Wisconsin CASA. Anna & Corey LInsley to be spokespeople.
12:12pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. To host Farm and Rural Lobby Day.

Courts

9:44am
District I Court of Appeals. Steadfast Insurance Company v. Greenwich Insurance Company.

4:59am
Marshfield News-Herald. Saratoga dairy case now in hands of Wisconsin Supreme Court justices.

Education

5:12pm
DPI. Speech: Wisconsin State Education Convention Address.
5:10pm
UW-Stout. Cadaver lab helps authors with book research.
12:39pm
AFT Local 212. Announcing DACA press conference.
12:16pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Puts DPI, Evers on notice for ESSA.
10:34am
UW-Madison. As influenza looms, Madison firm advances human trials of revolutionary vaccine.
10:32am
DPI. Evers: Our plan focuses on local strategies to close gaps.

Local

5:13pm
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. Council stands together against intolerance.
5:10pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Legislation seeks tighter security requirements for downtown parking facilities.
2:59pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Healthy juice options legislation approved by Council.
12:04pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Resolution seeks to spare Milwaukee We Energies ratepayers from huge Foxconn bill.

4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Two former Milwaukee County prosecutors charged with corruption in cover-up of case dismissal.
4:40am
Cap Times. Mayor Paul Soglin proposes moratorium on new downtown Madison alcohol licenses.
4:31am
Fox 6. 'He's got to go:' Activist groups demand Mayor Barrett's resignation over lead testing failure. WUWM.

Congress

5:11pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to strengthen pension plans.
2:58pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Calls on Congress to stand up to Trump's racist rhetoric.

10:52am
Bloomberg. House GOP bid to avert shutdown gains steam as deadline near.
5:32am
Reuters. House Republicans mull funding extension, 'Dreamer' deal not set.

Politics

5:14pm
DPW. ICYMI: The Daily Beast: Meet the Illinoisan trying to buy a Wisconsin Senate seat.
3:11pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Senate District 10 victory and Assembly District 58 swing shows heathcare professionals engaged in elections.
3:05pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI - Patrick Testin: I choose Leah.
2:52pm
Walker for Governor. Announces grassroots leadership in every Wisconsin county.
1:39pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. People triumph over politics in Senate District 10.
1:34pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. High court candidate's campaign finance report lacks required donor ID.
1:33pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Statement on Paul Ryan's short-term spending bill.
12:37pm
Wisconsin AFLCIO. Democrat Patty Schachtner wins special election in Wisconsin's 10th Senate District held by Republicans for 17 years.
12:07pm
Palzewicz for 5th Congress. Glendale Mayor Bryan Kennedy endorses.
11:48am
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton endorses.
5:19am
Wachs for Governor. Statement on Patty Schachtner's victory in 10th Senate District.
5:18am
Shilling for State Senate. Statement on SD10 election results.
5:17am
Schachtner for 10th Senate. Statement regarding election results.
5:16am
Jarchow for 10th Senate. Election night statement.
5:15am
DPW. Democrats triumph in special elections.

10:42am
Politico. Scott Walker calls Dem victory in GOP-leaning Wisconsin Senate seat 'a wake up call.'
4:47am
Chicago Tribune. Democrats flip state senate seat in rural Wisconsin as 2018 election season kicks off.
4:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Dem Schachtner beats Jarchow to take Senate seat. Hudson Star Observer. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:45am
Fox 6. Special election: Rick Gundrum wins race for Assembly District 58, replacing the late Bob Gannon.
4:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker has nearly four times more cash than the Democratic field.
4:36am
Racine Journal Times. Greta Neubauer wins state Assembly race.
4:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 6th Congressional district: Glenn Grothman raised $241,000 in fourth quarter of 2017.

Tuesday January 16, 2018

Governor

11:48am
Sen. Shilling. Statement on delayed action at Lincoln Hills.
9:05am
Gov. Walker. Calls on Legislature to pass bipartisan reform for Wisconsin's juvenile corrections system in 2018.

2:45pm
U.S. News & World Report. Vos noncommittal on Walker juvenile prison plan.
4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker call on lawmakers to pass youth prison reorganization this year.
4:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker now wants to close Lincoln Hills teen prison more quickly than he had proposed.

Assembly Floor Session

5:06pm
Reps. Rodriguez, Goyke. Assembly approves bipartisan alternative drug treatment program.
5:04pm
Rep. Edming. Rusk County deputy honored as an Assembly Hometown Hero.
4:14pm
Sen. Petrowski, Rep. Spiros. Assembly Bill 475 increases safety for all drivers.
4:09pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Breast density notification bill approved by Assembly.
3:25pm
Rep. Taylor. Assembly GOP votes against Lincoln Hills reforms.
3:24pm
Sen. Testin, Rep. Ott. Defend Wisconsin consumers.
3:24pm
Rep. Subeck. Legislation to allow municipal officials to serve as election officials passes state Assembly.
3:23pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Votes to address sex offender loophole.

2:40pm
Cap Times. Assembly votes to require sexual harassment training at start of each legislative session.

Legislative

4:13pm
Sen. Risser. Bills would end hunting and trapping in state parks, and discontinue payments to hunters whose dogs used in hunting are killed or injured by wolves.
4:08pm
Rep. Steineke. A 2018 agenda that reflects what matters.
4:07pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding receiving Harbor Assistance grant.
11:54am
Rep. Hintz. Selling Wisconsin's future: FoxConn's $4.5 billion price tag. LFB Memo.
4:55am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Unjust and unwarranted attack by Fitzgerald and Vos on state elections and ethics administrators.

1:39pm
NBC 15. Fitzgerald, Vos to meet on prison plan.
12:38pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislative leaders to meet on youth prison closure, removing DOC oversight of juvenile offenders.
4:52am
The Hill. Net neutrality advocates look to states after FCC repeal.
4:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Amid John Doe fallout, heads of Wisconsin ethics and elections commissions fight for their jobs.
4:14am
Racine Journal Times. Mason reflects on time in Legislature; his last day as rep is Monday.
4:12am
La Crosse Tribune. Jill Billings, Jennifer Shilling push bills to require DNR notice of water pollution permit violations.
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wrongful conviction compensation bill resurfaces in state Legislature.
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposed grant could lead to sending more Wisconsin produce food banks.
4:10am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republican bill would eliminate 12 protected classes under Equal Opportunity ordinance.

State Agencies

4:18pm
DATCP. Wisconsin forest product businesses invited to attend woold trade mission to northern China, March 20-30.
4:11pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:20pm
WEDC. Now accepting applications for Certified in Wisconsin Program.
12:34pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Haas nominated for leadership position in NASED.
11:47am
AG Schimel.Settles synthetic cannabinoid case, warns other companies about consequences of illegal sales.
9:13am
AG Schimel. Launches public awareness campaign for reporting elder abuse.
9:00am
Office of Children's Mental Health. Releases 2017 report to the Legislature.

4:41am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Citizen Action's Kraig on Medicaid 'work requirements.'

Economy/Business

11:45am
E.M. Wasylik Associates. Increases focus on global research capabilities; names full-time research lead.

4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin corn, soybean crops down, potato crop up in 2017.
4:30am
WEAU. Low unemployment rate pushes companies to change hiring strategies.

Statewide

12:04pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: Intern recognized for advocacy work.

4:52am
Governing. With gas taxes in peril, more states study alternatives.

Courts

12:05pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts eight new cases.
11:50am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. And Voters With Facts challenge Eau Claire TIF District #12.

Education

4:15pm
UW-Stout. Chancellor recaps 2017, looks ahead to 2018 to kick off semester.
2:34pm
UW-Stout. DECA District One state qualifiers led by West Salem HS.
1:18pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Commissioner Baker's departure leaves us all with many, many questions.
12:07pm
UW-Madison. Radar adds technological twist to age-old cranberry counting process.
8:55am
Heal Without Harm Coalition. Efforts to advance ethical research thwarted by Senate leaders.

Local

4:52pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Resolution calls for comprehensive audit of Milwaukee Health Department. 
11:55am
MCTS. Tips for riding in winter weather.
11:52am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Announces appointment of Human Resources Director.

4:42am
Hudson Star Observer. Opioid, methamphetamine addiction strains CPS resources.
4:40am
Janesville Gazette. Street killer: Fentanyl seen as root of Janesville overdose deaths.

Congress

2:34pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Calls on Trump to make an investment in rural broadband.
11:57am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Fighting for Wisconsin's dairy farmers, urges Senate leadership to strengthen dairy margin protection program.

2:43pm
The Hill. Chamber of Commerce to call for gas tax hike to pay for infrastructure.
4:16am
Governing. Work requirements may be just the beginning of Medicaid changes under Trump.
4:06am
Politico. Ryan squeezed by conservatives on DACA vote.
4:05am
USA Today. The four big fights Trump and Congress must resolve to avert a government shutdown.

Politics

4:56pm
Gronik for Governor. It's time to take stock of where the Democratic primary stands.
3:22pm
Walker for Governor. And Wisconsin Republicans demonstrate strong finance period with nearly $7 million cash on hand.
9:51am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. State's 'whitest' distiricts tend to elect GOP legislators. 
9:15am
Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee. Reports its best off-year fundraising to date.
9:14am
McCabe for Governor. Principle over Party campaign breaks 6-figures in 3-plus months relying on small donations.
9:03am
DPW. Response to Walker's revisions last night on Lincoln Hills.
9:02am
Roys for Governor. In 18 days, raises over $163,000, has over $151,000 cash on hand.
8:58am
Mitchell for Governor. Announces raising nearly $310,000 in 7 weeks, reports $242,000 in cash on hand.
8:52am
Flynn for Governor. Campaign displays fundraising strength - raises over $350,000 in 82 days,  has nearly $305,000 on hand.
4:54am
Jacque for 1st Senate. Announces endorsements from Brown County and Manitowoc County officials.

1:36pm
NBC 15. Milwaukee businessman Andy Gronik defends self-financing gubernatorial run.
1:23pm
U.S. News & World Report. Dallet outraises Screnock in Wisconsin Supreme Court race.
1:17pm
Beloit Daily News. Democratic candidates file first fundraising reports.
4:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rep. Dana Wachs, Dem challenger to Gov. Scott Walker, brings in $514,500.
4:13am
Hudson Star Observer. Jarchow takes aim at taxes, regulations.
4:09am
River Falls Journal. Schachtner on a quest for solutions.
4:05am
ABC News. Dems aim for, and GOP worries about, midterm election wave.
4:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan challenger Randy Bryce reports raising $1.2 million at the end of 2017.
4:03am
WKBT. Candidate for Wisconsin state Supreme Court visited La Crosse during MLK day.

Monday January 15, 2018

Governor

5:12am
WKOW. Gov. Walker, Sen. Baldwin differ on Medicaid work requirements.

Legislative

4:59pm
Sen. Taylor. House Speaker Ryan's unfortunate and unhelpful career hits rock bottom.

5:53am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin lawyers seek to increase public defender pay.
5:53am
McClatchy DC. Bill would protect Wisconsin Indian burial mounds.
5:36am
WQOW. WI lawmaker wants consistent OWI laws.
5:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Northern Wisconsin lawmaker speaks out about racial tensions in Ashland County.
5:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Scott Fitzgerald and Robin Vos should drop their vendetta.
5:11am
WUWM. Proposed bill would open juvenile criminal records to Wisconsin school officials.
5:08am
Baraboo News Republic. Considine, education advocates critical of bill aimed at teacher protection.
4:57am
WTMJ. New Wisconsin bill proposes dating violence education for teens.
4:54am
Racine Journal Times. Advocates want an increase from state in special ed funding.

State Agencies

5:25am
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Pierce and St. Croix Counties.

5:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Rule to protect drinking water from manure may face gauntlet.
5:40am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Work for benefits should be encouraged for those who are able.
5:16am
Beloit Daily News. Medicaid work requirement will create uncertainty in some states.

Economy/Business

5:07am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn, supplier water use could top out at 12 million gallons per day.
5:05am
Kenosha News. Foxconn-driven power lines are subject of public meetings Tuesday.

Statewide

5:00pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Begins search for new executive director.
5:26am
PDPW. Workshop to focus on strategies for managing and transitioning family dairy business.

5:19am
La Crosse Tribune. Levies, assessments and equalized value: Unraveling the property tax knot in Wisconsin.
5:17am
WTMJ. CBD treats: Cannabinoid oil snacks becoming more popular.

Courts

5:15am
Chicago Tribune. Editorial: The constitutional case against partisan gerrymandering.
5:10am
USA Today. Supreme Court adds Texas election districts challenge to others from Wisconsin, Maryland.

Education

4:58pm
WASB, WASDA, WASBO. State education convention brings together school leaders.

5:50am
Cap Times. UW-Madison study suggests asking young people how to attract millennials.
5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal review finds UWM did not discriminate in handling of sex assault case.
4:55am
Chippewa Herald. State to combat teacher shortage with teacher licensing changes, public invited to input.

Local

6:13am
Town of Holland. Resolutions oppose marine sanctuary. Town of Gibson Resolution. Resolution. Town of Two Creek Resolution.

5:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee health commissioner resigns over lead test issue. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:16am
WTMJ. Waukesha police: Opioid epidemic to blame spike in armed robberies.
5:14am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County attorney disputes legality of gerrymandering referendum.

Congress

5:48am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Grothman doesn't trust U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin's version of Trump's comments.
5:04am
Cap Times. Ron Johnson: Trump's comments unfortunate, but immigration, DACA deals are up to Congress. Wisconsin State Journal.
5:02am
The Hill. Five hurdles to a big DACA and border deal.
5:01am
WFRV. Congressman Mike Gallagher reacts to possible government shutdown.
5:00am
The Hill. Ryan suggests room for bipartisanship on ObamaCare.

Politics

5:02pm
Wachs for Governor. Campaign for governor raises more than $514,000 to take on Scott Walker.
4:57pm
Gronik for Governor. Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

5:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Supreme Court race showing its political stripes.
5:21am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Democrats see chance to take red Senate seat.
5:00am
WAOW. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate visits Marathon County.
4:58am
Cap Times. Mayor Soglin continues to defend himself, points to Gov. Walker's 'hypocrisy.'
4:56am
WDIO. Wisconsin governor candidate makes stops in the Northland.
4:56am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Race on for 10th Senate District seat.

Friday January 12, 2018

Governor

12:27pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Winnebago County judicial vacancy.

11:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Able-bodied adults will have to work for Medicaid, under plan from Gov. Scott Walker, Trump.
11:53am
WKOW. Gov. Walker, Sen. Baldwin differ on Medicaid work requirements.
5:03am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Gibralter schools shine during Gov. Walker's visit to highlight investments.

Legislative

2:40pm
Council of State Governments Memo on independent review of impact estimates for legislation (SB54 and AB94).
12:58pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Wolf bill gets public hearing.
11:16am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Announces listening sessions.
5:53am
Rep. Duchow. Testifies on Wisconsin constitutional bail amendment.

3:28pm
Cap Times. Zepnick looks to hire interns, UW to notify students of sexual misconduct allegations.
1:10pm
Cap Times. Local groups speak out against Teacher Protection Act.
1:10pm
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly to vote on making harassment training mandatory.
11:51am
Racine Journal Times. Vos: Juvenile corrections changes could create opportunity for counties.
4:54am
WUWM. State Legislature considers ending wolf management.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vos: Wetlands bill should pass but could look different.
4:45am
Beloit Daily News. Embattled state Rep. Zepnick says he'll come to session day.
4:44am
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Speaker won't promise vote on student bill.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Educators, disability-rights advocates say Teacher Protection Act will widen school-to-prison pipeline.
4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Disability rights, education groups speak against 'teacher rights' bill.

State Agencies

12:53pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, January 8-14.
11:39am
DOJ. Child sexual predator convicted in Buffalo County.
11:27am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Names Christian W. Overland as the new Ruth and Hartley Barker Director.
11:11am
DNR. New pricing structure to go into effect on Wisconsin State Park System properties Feb. 15.
5:50am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

1:18pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Walker administration and ACLU in settlement talks over conditions at Lincoln Hills teen prison.
5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Walker's administration appoints fourth Lincoln Hills leader in two years. Beloit Daily News.
5:06am
Beloit Daily News. Audit: 14 percent of Wisconsin lobbyists may be unauthorized. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:53am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. DOJ pledges $50K for meth fight.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ethics Commission casts vote of confidence in Bell ahead of possible ouster. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DNR to increase camping fees at most popular parks; cut fees at parks that get less traffic.

Economy/Business

12:02pm
New York Times. Inside the global relay race to deliver Moly-99.
4:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison Sam's Club among dozens of stores to close nationwide.
4:47am
The Hill. Walmart to lay off thousands of employees.

Statewide

12:57pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Convention Feb. 2-4 to draw hundreds of farmers to Wisconsin Dells.

4:57am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. How 2 GOP lawmakers derailed high-speed train plans to Chicago. For now at least.
4:48am
WISN. 1,700 hospitalized by flu in Wisconsin; outbreak may reach near-epidemic levels.

Courts

2:02pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court takes WILL case challenging Wisconsin's law prohibiting cemeteries from operating funeral homes.

2:45pm
USA Today. Supreme Court adds Texas election districts challenge to others from Wisconsin, Maryland.

Education

4:59am
UW-Green Bay. Joniaux named Special Assistant to Chancellor Gary L. Miller.

1:08pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UWM has one of the worst black, white achievement gaps in the U.S. Here's what the university is doing about it.
4:59am
WISC. Bitcoin mining software found on servers at UW System schools.
4:58am
WEAU. International student enrollment declines at UW-La Crosse.

Local

3:24pm
Milwaukee Common Council. Set to act on Health Department crisis.

4:50am
Door County Pulse. Door County saddled with urban ozone.

Congress

4:35pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on President's racist "sh*thole" remarks.
3:58pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on President Trump to renew the opioid public health emergency.
1:52pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Announces 2018 United States Service Academy nominations.

3:38pm
Dryden Wire. Rep. Milroy says he is 'absolutely disgusted' by president's comment.
2:46pm
WKOW. Sen. Johnson calls on Trump to apologize for vulgar comment.
5:16am
The Hill. Trump's 's---hole' remark sparks bipartisan backlash. Reuters. 
5:12am
ABC News. House OKs spy program after conflicting Trump tweets.
5:04am
Daily Reporter. GOP senator says lawmakers reach immigration compromise.
5:02am
Chicago Tribune. No work, no Medicaid? Illinois reviews new federal guidelines.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Trump work requirement rewrites health care rules for poor in Wisconsin, other states.
4:46am
Politico. GOP leaders feel squeeze as shutdown threat nears.

Politics

4:24pm
DPW. Walker and Ryan must denounce Trump & Fox News and stand up for Wisconsin.
3:40pm
Anderson for Governor. Urges Gov. Walker to sign Senate Bill 169
3:25pm
Roys for Governor. Calls on Gov. Walker to demand MO Gov. Eric Greitens' resignation.
3:00pm
DPW. Absent Adam Jarchow a no-show at two more commitments to his constituents.
2:03pm
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Condemns President Trump's racist remarks.
1:49pm
RPW. Extreme Madison liberal Paul Soglin's bad week in pictures.
12:03pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Statement on President Trump's immigration remarks.
11:35am
Wachs for Governor. Announces day five of Week One campaign: Achieve Wisconsin Initiative.
11:32am
DPW. Another Walker non-answer on Lincoln Hills raises a significant question.
11:31am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Where the money is in the 10th Senate special election.
11:10am
Palzewicz for 5th Congress. Statement in reponse to racist Trump comments.
8:35am
Walker for Governor. Video: Launches statewide digital ad campaign with focus on education, bold reform.

11:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tuesday's Senate special election could be bellwether for 2018 legislative races.
11:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate race: Tammy Baldwin raised more than $2.8 million in fourth quarter of 2017.
11:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Governor candidate Mahlon Mitchell promises more road funding.
11:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Don't pit Madison versus the rest of Wisconsin in race for governor.
4:56am
WTMJ. Big money and stakes in Wisconsin U.S. Senate race.
4:50am
WUWM. Crowded Democratic primary for governor has its ups and downs.

Thursday January 11, 2018

Governor

2:01pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: We are driving student success.
2:00pm
Gov. Walker. Student Success: Discusses bolstering Wisconsin's K-12 schools at schools across the state.

Legislative

4:23pm
Sen. Nass. Response to Attorney Fiedler on ethics investigation of Brian Bell.
4:20pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Takes aim at helping disabled hunters.
4:19pm
Sen. Taylor. Congratulates Wisconsin hero Barb Bigalke for her suicide awareness week.
4:12pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Historic tax credit bill moves forward.
4:07pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Testifies on the Teacher Protection Act.
1:59pm
Rep. Edming. Bill to promote entrepreneurs moves forward.
11:46am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Applauds Wisconsin's work to combat human trafficking.
11:45am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Republican bills would prohibit numerous local labor rules.
11:40am
Rep. Considine. Testimony on AB-693
10:41am
Sen. Miller. Weekly Democratic radio address: Governor's potholes and policies driving people away.
10:38am
Sen. Marklein. Continues fight for rural schools with new legislation.
5:18am
Rep. Hintz. Not for sale: You can't buy economic development or working age people.
5:13am
Wisconsin Family Ties, Disability Rights Wisconsin. "Teacher Protection Act;" Supersizing the school-to-prison pipeline while failing to provide resources to create safety.

12:02pm
U.S. News & World Report. Republican behind student discipline bill takes on critics.
11:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Some Wisconsin lawmakers must get harassment training.
8:35am
Racine Journal Times. Vos, Wanggaard aim to pass legislation on welfare, drunk driving.
5:10am
Wisconsin Radio Network. State lawmakers push to support 'white space' broadband technologies.
4:56am
WKOW. Push for 'white space' broadband in Wisconsin.
4:55am
WKOW. Lawmakers introduce bill to preserve net neutrality rules in Wisconsin.
4:54am
NBC 15. Lawmakers look to solve sex offender loophole.
4:41am
ABC News. Conservationists line up against ending wolf management. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:31am
Beloit Daily News. Lawmakers in numerous states face sexual misconduct claims.
4:29am
Door County Pulse. Assembly committee considers change to public notice statute.

State Agencies

4:19pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Reschedules meeting in Muscoda.
4:08pm
Clean Wisconsin. Manure spreading protections on the right track.
4:05pm
DSPS. Meetings week of January 15.
12:05pm
AG Schimel. Joins Northwoods Coalition and provides funding to fight increasing methamphetamine abuse.
11:55am
DHS. Many Wisconsin preteens and teens are not protected against certain cancers caused by HPV.
10:48am
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Clark and Taylor Counties.
5:46am
ETF. Office closures observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

12:20pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Ethics Commission stands behind its director as GOP lawmakers call for him to go in John Doe aftermath.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers express concern about campaign to market Wisconsin to millennials.
4:42am
Kenosha News. WEDC advertising initiative a boost for Kenosha County.
4:39am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State talent attraction marketing begins in Chicago.
4:35am
Chicago Tribune. Wisconsin launches ad blitz to lure Chicago's 'disillusioned' millennials.

Economy/Business

8:42am
Wisconsin Safety Council. Nominations requested for Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards.

4:34am
WISC. Wisconsin farmers hope millennials will take over for the 500 dairy farms lost in 2017.

Statewide

4:18pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Farmers Union Camps provide cooperation, leadership and fun.
4:09pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Renewable energy champions & standout projects set to recevie honors at 2018 summit.
11:54am
O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. Steve Slawinski elected to the ABC of Wisconsin Board of Directors.
9:59am
Wisconsin Library Association. Announces new Board of Director Chairman - Marge Loch-Wouters.
9:45am
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Wisconsin broadcasters break another record for award submissions.
5:19am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Isabella Haen named 2018 Wisconsin Fairest of the Fairs.

4:33am
Fox 6. 100 flu hospitalizations/day in WI: "Feeling like you've gotten knocked off your feet? You should come in."
4:31am
WKOW. Wisconsin still has some of the biggest racial disparities in the U.S. 

Courts

4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin prison guards facing possible charges on allegations of breaking teen's arm and leaving him naked in cell for hours in 2014.
4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawsuit: Youth prison guards strip searched, broke arm and left inmate naked in cell for hours. 

Education

4:16pm
MPS. Statement of Mark A. Sain, President of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors.
4:13pm
UW-Madison. Waisman research into rare syndrome offers hope for families.

4:53am
NBC 26. Kenosha Unified School Board settles transgender student's suit.

Local

2:03pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Slams Abele administration for hidden bonuses.
5:15am
African American Roundtable. Open letter to Mayor Barrett and the Fire and Police Commission regarding new police chief.

4:54am
CBS 58. Opioid epidemic blamed for crime increase in Waukesha.
4:32am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Brown County delays request to include gender identity among protected classes.

Congress

4:09pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Announces January town halls.
10:40am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson bill would require government agencies to post regulatory guidance documents on websites.

8:40am
Reuters. Exclusive: Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA.
6:03am
Washington Post. Trump administration opens door to let states impose Medicaid work requirements.
5:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmers weigh in on Trump's progress on rural issues.

Politics

4:34pm
Evers for Governor. New poll shows Tony Evers with massive lead in the Democratic primary for governor. Public Policy Polling memo.
12:13pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI - John Nygren: I choose Leah.
11:43am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Backing Adam Jarchow for state Senate. 
9:47am
Wachs for Governor. Announces day four of Week One campaign: Great Outdoors Initiative.

12:18pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Rebecca Dallet raises $500K for Supreme Court run.
4:43am
Fox 6. Madison mayor, 60s activist Paul Soglin enters governor's race and spars with Gov. Walker. 
4:40am
Cap Times. Madison Mayor Paul Soglin announces 'supper club campaign' for governor of Wisconsin.
4:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker attacks Madison as his administration promotes it
4:30am
The Guardian. Republicans retiring in record numbers fuel fears of losing House at midterms.

Wednesday January 10, 2018

Governor

3:35pm
Gov. Walker. Announces over $118 million in payments to local governments.
3:34pm
Gov. Walker. Announces over $8 million in harbor grants.

5:47am
WJFW. In Athens, governor promotes policy tweak to help small, rural districts.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Jon Litscher and Linda Seemeyer: Gov. Walker's substantial investments in best practices in juvenile corrections.
4:49am
WSAW. Gov. Walker answers why major change at Lincoln Hills took so long.

Legislative

4:25pm
Sens. Ringhand, Wirch. Legislation would eliminate local discrimination and sexual harassment laws.
4:23pm
Sen. Darling. Bill to restore Historic Tax Credit has public hearing.
4:19pm
Reps. Edming, Anderson; Sen. Tiffany. Bi-partisan Employment First bill receives public hearing.
4:01pm
Sen. Vinehout. Statement regarding public hearing on SB-634.
4:00pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Why are my property taxes so high?
2:22pm
Wisconsin AFLCIO. Senate Bill 634 preempts progress for working families.
1:40pm
Rep. Taylor. Governor Walker's love/hate relationship with Madison.
11:45am
Rep. Barca. Statement on Assembly Bill 811.
11:44am
Rep. Felzkowski, Sen. Marklein. Seek TV White Space technology for Wisconsin.
11:42am
Sen. Shilling. Ads don't reflect Governor's priorities.
10:56am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Open letter: Stop the attacks on Elections and Ethics Commissions leaders.
10:42am
Rep. Brostoff, Sen. Larson. Preserving internet freedom.

2:17pm
Beloit Daily News. Labor opposes business-backed bill limiting local government.
2:15pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Details on harassment, discrimination claims against Wisconsin lawmakers released.
5:46am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Steal taxes, risk pension: Eau Claire County supervisors seek law change.
5:00am
NBC 15. Bipartisan bill would eliminate cost for freezing credit.
4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Landowner prompts effort to block public access to certain dammed streams.
4:50am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Elections Commission chair says administrator being 'railroaded.'
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate committee approves bill ending state air regulations.
4:46am
WISC. State lawmakers looking to broaden crowdfunding laws.
4:45am
NBC 15. Bill would help Wis. farmers bring crops to food banks.

State Agencies

4:03pm
DATCP. 'Supporting Farmers During Challenging Times' strategies meeting scheduled for ag professionals.
2:13pm
DWD, WEDC, DVA, Dept. of Tourism. Agency leaders outline details for proposed $6.8 million talent attraction campaign. What Wisconsin Leaders Are Saying.
1:41pm
DOT. Soliciting bids for WIS 20 road work in Racine County.
10:40am
AG Schimel. Appoints Anna J. Wildeman new Environmental Protection Unit Director.
9:54am
WEDC. State launches $1 million marketing campaign aimed at young professionals in Chicago.

11:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. As GOP lawmakers threaten to oust ethics chief, commission readies sweeping audit of lobbyists.
4:58am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin launches ads to lure Chicago millennials north.  Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State agencies aim to address human trafficking. Wisconsin State Journal.

Economy/Business

3:58pm
Alliant Energy. Crews recognized for recovery work after Hurricane Irma.
11:40am
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. CNH Industrial achieves Wisconsin Green Masters level status.
10:05am
Xcel Energy. Sending crews to Puerto Rico to help with ongoing power restoration efforts.

4:57am
WISN. New tax law prompts some utilities to cut customer costs.
4:55am
WTMJ. Mount Pleasant homeowners say government illegally taking their land for Foxconn.

Statewide

1:42pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Jim Boullion named Director of Government Affairs.
1:08pm
American Lung Association. Public housing going smokefree: American Lung Association in Wisconsin to offer FREE quit smoking support to residents.
10:57am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Study: Impact of licensing red tape on worker safety.
10:54am
Wisconsin Medical Society, AMA. Wisconsin physicians boost the state's economy. Fact Sheet.
5:36am
Arts Wisconsin. Arts Day 2018 | March 21, 2018.

4:46am
USA Today. Deaths and hospitalizations rise as flu season hits full swing.

Courts

10:04am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Metropolitan Associates v. City of Milwaukee.
10:02am
District II Court of Appeals. Talmer Bank and Trust v. Thomas S. Jacobsen.

Education

3:54pm
UW-Stout. Student from Paraguay visits campus first time for graduation.
1:15pm
UW-Stout. Automation on display with mechatronics class inventions.
10:43am
DPI. Wisconsin celebrates 126 new and 44 renewed National Board Certified Teachers.

4:56am
Fox 6. 'Large demand:' Bryant & Stratton College campus to open in Mount Pleasant in May.
4:44am
CBS 58. Milwaukee School board faces backlash over "hidden raises."

Local

2:20pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Beitler Real Estate Services submits Hilton Embassy Suites to the City of Madison for approval for the Judge Doyle revelopment project in downtown Madison.
12:21pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Council committee passes city field worker safety measure.
11:11am
Wisconsin Forum. Welcomes Bruno Behrend to Milwaukee Thursday, January 18, 2018.
9:48am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County secures property for development of new North Mendota Trail.

Congress

4:47am
Reuters. U.S. judge blocks Trump move to end DACA program for immigrants.
4:47am
Bloomberg. Trump's willingness to deal on immigration gives talks urgency.

Politics

4:16pm
DPW. Jarchow places his career ahead of his constituents.
2:23pm
Gronik for Governor. Launches microsite: wisconsinisinjeopardy.com
1:14pm
Reach Out Wisconsin. Forum will feature chairs of Republican and Democratic Parties of Dane County.
12:50pm
Evers for Governor. Former Madison mayors endorse.
10:59am
RPW. Launches digital ad campaign and website targeting extreme Madison liberal Paul Soglin.
10:54am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Burns, Dallet appear wealthier than Screnock.
8:13am
Barnes for Lieutenant Governor. Announces run for lieutenant governor.
8:12am
Soglin for Governor. Announces run for governor.

11:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Former state Rep. Barnes running for lieutenant governor.
11:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. He's running: Madison Mayor Paul Soglin joins Democratic field to challenge Gov. Scott Walker.
11:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Madison Mayor Paul Soglin enters Dem primary to take on Gov. Scott Walker.
6:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Next week's special Senate election first to test national Democratic wave in Wisconsin.
5:08am
Beloit Daily News. Soglin supporter offers domain names for $30,000.

Tuesday January 9, 2018

Governor

1:50pm
Gov. Walker. Student Success: Advocates for Wisconsin's K-12 schools at Athens High School.

4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker supports proposal to raise taxes for low-spending schools. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:44am
WISC. Rural school districts react to Walker-backed funding bill.

Legislative

4:38pm
Sen. Darling. Senate committee approves WINS Act.
4:37pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on K-12 education funding bill.
2:40pm
Kids Forward. Closing Lincoln Hills is the right thing to do.
2:05pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Earns support of more than 100 police chiefs.
1:07pm
Sen. Bewley, Rep. Pope. Statement on broken GOP promises to rural schools. LFB Memo.
11:40am
Sen. Shilling. Smoggy future for clean air under GOP control.
11:05am
Rep. Steineke. Sun Prairie educators to be recognized as Wisconsin Assembly 'Hometown Heroes.'
11:04am
Rep. Steineke. Rusk County deputy to be recognized as Wisconsin Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
5:08am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Supports governor's plan for Lincoln Hills but urges faster implementation.

1:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Elections chairman calls Scott Fitzgerald a coward over Wisconsin senators' efforts to oust top official.
12:58pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fitzgerald remains opposed to Ethics, Elections heads.
11:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Senate committee vote on bill relaxing air pollution rules.
11:33am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Time to close Lincoln Hills has arrived.
10:29am
The Hill. Trump tax law poised to create windfall for states.
9:49am
Beloit Daily News. Elections Commission calls for hearing to confirm leader.
4:49am
WISC. Bill would require Wisconsin schools to educate 7th to 12th graders about dating violence.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Burial mound bill moving through Legislature.

State Agencies

2:12pm
DOJ. "Human trafficking is happening here;" AG Schimel and DCF Sec. Anderson recognize Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
1:37pm
WHEDA. Receives 'AA' issuer credit rating, an increase from 'AA-' Standard & Poor's Global Ratings.
1:33pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:09pm
OCI. Bulletin: Administrative rule changes effective January 1, 2018.
11:53am
DOR. Randolph resident facing four felony charges.
11:41am
OCI. Administrative Actions December 2017.
9:44am
DOJ. Top cops from Milwaukee PD save teens from burning vehicle.

11:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Man's death in Milwaukee prison leads to $1 million settlement funded by Wisconsin taxpayers.
4:59am
CBS 58. AG Brad Schimel reports progress on limiting access to opioids, says suing drug makers not as effective.
4:56am
WSAW. Union concerned for Lincoln Hills employees' future jobs.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Former Wisconsin prisons chief says Brad Schimel's aide declined request for charges against Lincoln Hills guard.

Economy/Business

1:36pm
Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year. Award nominees announced.
1:11pm
Trek. And Tome to add C-V2X tech to B2V system with Ford support.
11:36am
TDS Telecom. It's official: Jim Butman takes the helm.
10:18am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Crew of mentors on call for contestants in 2018 Wisconsin Governor's Biz Plan Contest.
9:18am
The H.S. Group. Former Waupaca Foundry Exec - Joey Leonard - acquires The H.S. Group.
5:05am
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Law Update.

1:58pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Lawsuit challenges Mount Pleasant land purchases for Foxconn project.
12:52pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn moves to evict renters with minimum notice, then reverses course after inquiry.
4:52am
Fox 6. Anticipating Foxconn: Pace of road construction on Racine County roads now accelerating.
4:51am
Madison.com. Racine area businesses eye boom from Foxconn.
4:46am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Workplace harassment a common problem, survey of Milwaukee businesswomen shows.
4:45am
WJFW. Layoffs at Flambeau River Papers impact the Park Falls community.

Statewide

4:36pm
Community Advocates Public Policy Institute. Awarded $1 million grant to address housing.
2:01pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration to feature nationally recognized co-founder of Flood the Hood with Dreams organization.
1:35pm
Community Advocates. Connections, Winter 2017-2018.

9:42am
Governing. High-speed rail study shut down in the Midwest.
4:59am
Fox 6. Study: Wisconsin ranks #6 among best states in the nation to raise a family.

Courts

10:15am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Frederick S. Smith.
10:14am
District III Court of Appeals. Lori Laatsch v. Alan Derzon.
10:13am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Mario Douglas.
10:13am
District III Court of Appeals. Raoul R. Ehr v. West Bend Mutual Insurance Company.
9:14am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Michael L. Washington.

4:51am
Washington Post. Football team's stay at Doral resort could bolster lawsuit targeting Trump.

Education

2:20pm
Marquette University. To launch fully online MBA.
2:03pm
Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy. Forecast of 2018 Wisconsin, U.S. economic growth released.
1:12pm
UW-Madison. Wisconsin corridor turns testbed for connected vehicle technology.
11:06am
UW-Madison. New stem cell method sheds light on a telltale sign of heart disease.
10:25am
UW-Madison. Lake Michigan waterfowl botulism deaths linked to warm waters, algae.

9:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. International student enrollment declines at several UW campuses.
4:47am
Cap Times. Feelings of despair or suicidal thoughts over student debt? "It's not uncommon' say those who work with struggling borrowers.

Local

4:36pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Applauds county executive's turnaround on emergency homeless shelter funding.
2:38pm
Voces de la Frontera. Milwaukee community must be part of the process to select a new police chief.
2:15pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. 2017 September-December summary of saturation patrols and crashes.
2:10pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bohl. Suspect and vehicle occupant shot near 85th and Concordia.
9:40am
MCTS. Driver honored by Milwaukee Bucks.
5:09am
Sen. Taylor. Flynn departure creates new opportunities.
5:07am
MadREP. Applauds addition of non-stop flight from Madison to San Francisco.
5:05am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Statement on MPD Chief Flynn's retirement announcement.
5:04am
Milwaukee Common Council. Statement on Chief Flynn's announcement and the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.

5:01am
WTMJ. Community split on Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn's retirement.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:54am
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn says he'll retire.

Congress

10:16am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Collins. Raise Family Caregivers Act passes Congress.
9:47am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Announces 2018 service academy nominations.

Politics

1:49pm
RPW. Governor Walker, Republican leaders stand up for rural Wisconsin schools.
10:18am
DPW. When will Lincoln Hills close?
9:51am
Palzewicz for 5th Congress. Statement in support of #metoo movement.

4:58am
WSAW. Evers praises Gov. Walker while others criticize.
4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Glenn Grothman challenger Dan Kohl reports raising $329,000 in fourth quarter.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 10th State Senate candidates have different approaches to economic development.

Monday January 8, 2018

Governor

3:03pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on governor's K-12 education funding announcement.
1:53pm
Sen. Shilling. Walker's latest hypocrisy.
1:46pm
Rep. Nygren. Wisconsin GOP continues investment in K-12 education.
11:51am
Gov. Walker. Student success: Champions sparsity aid and low revenue ceiling increase for rural schools.

3:10pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker backs plan to increase money for cash-poor school districts.
3:09pm
La Crosse Tribune. Walker gets behind funding boost for low-spending schools.
12:02pm
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker to talk next steps in prison overhaul in speech.
5:56am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Youth apprenticeships 'more important than ever before,' Walker says during Kimberly visit.

Legislative

4:05pm
Speaker Vos. Announces State of the Tribes address.
3:05pm
Rep. Macco. Supports Brown County leadership.
1:47pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: January 8, 2018.
12:26pm
Madison Area Legislators. Letter to DOT Sec. Ross regarding Madison DMV.

3:11pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison-area lawmakers: Lack of transit access to new DMV location 'alarming.'
12:01pm
U.S. News & World Report. Panel sets hearing on sharing student arrest records.
5:37am
WJFW. Rep. John Nygren says Walker's plan to close Lincoln Hills "well-thought-out."
4:59am
WBAY. Governor Walker defends his Lincoln Hills proposal.
4:58am
Wausau Daily Herald. Lincoln County locals weigh in on Walker plan to close Lincoln Hills youth prison.
4:55am
WAOW. State lawmakers want to expedite Lincoln Hills transition.
4:54am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker reveals more about prison plan during EC stop.
4:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker: Some Lincoln Hills inmates could be relocated this year.
4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill would allow tax-preferred long-term care funds.
4:48am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Milwaukee County chief judge praises plan to close Lincoln Hills.
4:43am
Fox 6. In Wisconsin's opioid crisis, police K-9 handlers ask lawmakers to ease medical help for police dogs.

State Agencies

1:45pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Saturday night Powerball drawing has $150,000 and $50,000 winners from Wisconsin.
1:43pm
Dept. of Tourism. Wins national HSMAI Adrian Awards.

10:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin paid $55,000 to settle harassment case but then kept prison supervisor involved on job.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Penalties in environmental cases handled by Wisconsin Justice Department increased in 2017.

Economy/Business

3:06pm
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Phillips-Medisize achieves Wisconsin Green Masters level status.

5:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Number of Wisconsin dairy farms continues to decline.

Statewide

11:02am
Quarles & Brady. Milwaukee employee benefits attorney joins Labor & Employment Group.
5:29am
PDPW. Offers a range of business and animal care trainings in February.

5:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Local factors, new values drive differences in municipalities' property tax bills.
5:22am
Janesville Gazette. States exploring tax changes in response to federal overhaul.
5:07am
Wausau Daily Herald. Wisconsin's pregnant addicts would get more care under proposed opioid strategy.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's infant mortality for African-Americans highest in nation.

Courts

4:45am
WISC. Twelve Wisconsin counties file lawsuits against drug companies.

Education

2:53pm
MPS. Boys, girls basketball teams to compete at BMO Harris Bradley Center.
11:20am
UW-Stout. City ash trees turned into disc golf benches by students.

5:00am
Cap Times. UW-Madison not yet in line with System policy barring romantic professor/student relations.
4:51am
Racine Journal Times. UW-Parkside boosts online programs in face of lower enrollment.

Local

4:28pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. There should be no golden parachute for Chief Flynn.
4:08pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in ten arrests.
4:06pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on announcement that United Airlines will provide daily non-stop service to San Francisco.
3:01pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Deputies seize $7600 in cash, marijuana after OWI-5th freeway crash.
11:55am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Non-stop flight from Madison to San Francisco coming this summer.
11:13am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Longstanding goal of direct SFO air service for Wisconsin met by Dane County airport.
9:54am
City of Madison. Protect your health: Test your house for radon.

5:21am
Appleton Post-Crescent. 'They weren't doing anything wrong, and now they're dead.'
4:53am
Racine Journal Times. Yorkville looks to prepare for Foxconn-related development.
4:49am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Young adults are flocking to suburbs, leaving Green Bay, research shows.
4:46am
Fox 6. Committee votes unanimously, expresses Milwaukee's support for statewide Green Alert system.

Congress

12:09pm
Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education. (Updated) Public education advocates meet with Gallagher.

5:03am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Lack of federal funding could impact local health programs.
5:02am
Fox 11. Sen. Baldwin comments on new tell-all book on Trump.
4:44am
U.S. News & World Report. Trump, meeting with Republican leaders, says welfare reform may have to wait.

Politics

4:07pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservationists endorse Patty Schachtner for SD10.
1:44pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Raises $329,000 in Q4.
1:42pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI - Journal Sentinel: Kevin Nicholson hit Reagan, Bush and Thompson as Democrat in 2000 TV interview.
1:41pm
Kaul for Attorney General. Campaign for Attorney General raised over $429K in 2017.
12:04pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker shared stage with white nationalists three weeks ago, attacks unannounced opponent for actions four decades ago.
11:52am
WMC. Wisconsin voters have optimistic view of 2018 economy.
11:11am
RPW. What they're saying: Out-of-touch record leaves Tammy Baldwin vulnerable in 2018.
11:10am
Wisconsin Next PAC. Raises over $1 million to support Vukmir.
11:01am
Wachs for Governor. Launches Week One campaign highlighting five new initiatives.
10:59am
The Federalist Society. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate forum.
10:52am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Here's what special interests are up to in 10th Senate special election.
8:37am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Exceeds $400K raised in 4th quarter.
5:27am
Right Wisconsin. Senator Leah Vukmir wins first RightWisconsin online poll of 2018.

3:12pm
U.S. News & World Report. Nicholson doubles Vukmir in fundraising for Senate race.
11:03am
U.S. News & World Report. Vukmir, PAC raise $1.4 million for Senate race.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. With no front-runner, sprawling Democratic gubernatorial field taking shape.
4:57am
WQOW. Gov. Walker reacts to Dana Wach's concern over how he spends taxpayer dollars.
4:56am
Isthmus. Soglin says he can beat Walker and has a poll to prove it.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Worker shortage must be key issue in 2018 elections.
4:47am
Cap Times. Kelda Roys says emphasis on family issues, pro-choice stance set her apart from other Dems.
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Walker takes Democrats' ideas into 2018 election fight with them.
4:42am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate offers candid, outspoken approach.

Friday January 5, 2018

Governor

1:16pm
Gov. Walker. Visits schools across Wisconsin to highlight youth apprenticeship.
10:52am
Gov. Walker. Honors 18 with 2017 Financial Literacy Award.

Legislative

5:24pm
Rep. Sinicki, Sen. Larson. Statement on DNR complaints to DOJ on steel drum refurbishing plants.
4:14pm
Wisconsin BPDD. Medford Area Senior High students to testify in support of Employment First bill.
1:33pm
Milwaukee Ald. Hamilton. Shuttering of Lincoln Hills a first step in bringing true rehabilitation for youth offenders. 
12:51pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Strongly supports Governor Walker's juvenile corrections plan.
11:19am
Sen. Darling. Applauds Edvest pasing $5 billion in assets.
10:52am
Reps. Kleefisch, Bowen. Joint statement on juvenile corrections reform.
10:08am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit recommends improvements to management of State Fair Park.
10:07am
Rep. Considine. Appointed to new state committee.
10:07am
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Time to work smarter as we fight veteran suicide.
9:21am
LAB. Report 18-1: State Fair Park. Briefing Sheet. Highlights.
5:31am
Rep. Taylor. Governor Walker uses juvenile and state employees as pawns in campaign gimmick.

1:01pm
Beloit Daily News. Prison experts see opportunity, problems with Walker plan.
12:58pm
U.S. News & World Report. Audit: Fair contract records shoddy; no plans for racetrack.
10:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Delafield's Ethan Allen not mentioned as possible site for Gov. Walker's new youth detention facilities.
5:54am
WISC. DOC secretary says Lincoln Hills solution could not be rushed.
5:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Plan to revive Conservation Corps receives hearing.
5:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Plan would move juveniles out of troubled Wisconsin prison.
5:06am
Door County Pulse. Proposal would recreate youth work program.
4:59am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Goyke questions waiting on closing Lincoln Hills.
4:58am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin ethics panel warns Rep. Kulp about 'improper' tweets.

State Agencies

4:17pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of January 8.
4:16pm
DHS. Preventing opioid abuse through community partnerships.
2:21pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Mega Millions jackpot increases to $450 million.
1:54pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball jackpot increases to $570 million.
1:09pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Jan. 8-14.
12:50pm
AG Schimel. Hosts Task Force on Elder Abuse meeting; Announces public awareness campaign for reporting elder abuse.
12:42pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Wisconsin health care professionals critique Walker plan in BadgerCare waiver public comment.
11:23am
DFI. Consumers who lost money to scammers via Western Union encouraged to file claims.
10:06am
Wisconsin Women's Council. Governor Walker appoints Governor's Designee to Wisconsin Women's Council board.
9:26am
AG Schimel. Announces record-breaking accomplishments & reforms for open government in 2017.

5:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Ethics Commission finalizing audit of possible lobbying violations.
5:12am
NBC 15. Wisconsin college savings program hits $5 billion.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Ethics Commision finalizing audit of possible lobbying violations.
5:04am
Cap Times. Madison officials optimistic they'll prevail in federal complaint over relocated DMV service centers.
5:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison leaders criticize state's DMV consolidation over potential voting implications.

Economy/Business

9:25am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Baird is newest Gold Member.

10:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin groups join Microsoft's effort to close the rural broadband gap.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Eleven former Gander Mountain stores in Wisconsin to reopen as Gander Outdoors.

Statewide

4:15pm
Alliant Energy. Promotes Diggers Hotline Excavator Safety Training.

Courts

12:57pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Michael S. Polskey, Esq v. OCI.

5:00am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Brown County official calls sales tax lawsuit 'frivolous.'

Education

12:48pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW System president's chief of staff arrested for drunken driving while out of town for regents meeting.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tensions rise as vouchers pick up traction across Wisconsin.

Local

12:46pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Council committee passes Green Alert system measure.
12:41pm
YPWeek. NEWaukee announces YPWeek Wisconsin 2018 expansion, Bubbler Awards application open.
11:22am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. 49 new deputy sheriff recruits hired.

5:17am
CBS 58. We Energies customers could pay for Foxconn substation.
5:16am
Racine Journal Times. Alderman: Milwaukee shouldn't have to fund Foxconn-related projects.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retailers fight city proposal to require anti-theft systems for shopping carts.
5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Veterans housing facility to be built in Dane County.

Congress

10:12am
The Hill. Trump poised to take action on Medicaid work requirements.
5:12am
The Hill. GOP senator calls for probe into 'flawed' vetting process for CFPB official.
5:06am
WBAY. Sen. Baldwin pushes border screening for fentanyl.
5:01am
Politico. DOJ clash with Trump allies lands on Ryan's doorstep.
4:58am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Rep. Sean Duffy touches on Trump tweets, North Korea conflict during town halls.

Politics

1:53pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker praises creators of student loan debt crisis.
12:47pm
One Wisconsin Now. Rep. Adam Jarchow stars as 'Jar Jar Banks' in 10th Senate District run.
5:36am
Flynn for Governor. Attacks green light given to Foxconn to pollute wetlands.
5:32am
Gronik for Governor. Career politician Gov. Scott Walker governs for re-election with campaign gimmick.

5:07am
Door County Pulse. Lasee steps down, Jacque eyes seat.
5:02am
Bloomberg. Bannon-Trump fight roils already heated Wisconsin GOP race.
4:57am
Marshfield News Herald. Kevin Nicholson hit Reagan, Bush and Thompson as Democrat in 2000 TV interview.

Thursday January 4, 2018

Governor

4:10pm
AFSCME Council 32. Scott Walker finally addresses juvenile prisons.
2:49pm
Evers for Governor. Statement on Lincoln Hills.
1:35pm
Sen. Darling. Statement on Governor Walker's juvenile justice reoform plan.
1:11pm
Sen. Larson. Changes needed at Lincoln Hills now, not after the next election.
1:10pm
DPW. Walker agrees to do his job after years of willful neglect and political cover up at Lincoln Hills - now when it threatens his own re-election.
1:08pm
Sen. Taylor. Walker a day late and dollar short on juvenile corrections.
12:37pm
Rep. Hintz. Why wait till next year to address Lincoln Hills, governor.
12:31pm
Wachs for Governor. Gov. Walker admits failure on Lincoln Hills, caves under pressure of FBI investigation.
12:25pm
One Wisconsin Now. Closing Lincoln Hills does not absolve Gov. Scott Walker, AG Brad Schimel of responsibility for failures.
12:19pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Governor Walker's juvenile corrections plan.
12:13pm
Rep. Goyke. Innovative corrections reform initiative takes an important step forward.
12:12pm
Sen. Shilling. Gov. Walker's hollow campaign gimmick.
12:06pm
Gov. Walker. Announces plan to provide a long-term solution for Wisconsin's juvenile corrections and treatment systems.

12:21pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lincoln Hills: Scott Walker to close troubled teen prison and open five regional centers for juvenile offenders.
12:09pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker plans to close troubled Lincoln Hills youth prison.

Legislative

4:34pm
Rep. Snyder. New dollars awarded to Central Wisconsin Psychiatry Program.
2:06pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Looking forward to 2018.
2:05pm
NFIB Wisconsin. Small business backs lawsuit reform.
11:39am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP bill a favor to real estate industry.
10:37am
Rep. Considine. Column: Legilslature must act to ensure prison safety.
10:24am
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin Republicans doing nothing to solve state's $24 billion student loan crisis.
9:58am
Rep. Brostoff. Wisconsin Assembly Democrats: Let's get to work.

12:15pm
WISC. New bill would address workforce shortage in rural Wisconsin.
10:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Committee to consider student loan reimbursement bill.
10:48am
WUWM. GOP lawmakers want to scrap reformulated gas requirement in southeast Wisconsin.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Advocates: Wisconsin domestic abuse victims could be evicted more quickly under bill for landlords.

State Agencies

4:09pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
2:55pm
DFI. Wisconsin College Savings Program surpasses $5 billion mark.
12:18pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball over half billion dollars for Saturday.
11:16am
WEDC. Fond du Lac business wins Main Street Makeover Contest.
10:31am
DFI. State agency reminds investors to approach crypocurrency with caution.
10:01am
DHS. Announces new substance use treatment options in high-need areas.

5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison files civil rights complaint against state DOT for changing DMV locations.
4:56am
U.S. News & World Report. DOJ collects $1.5 million in environmental forfeitures.

Economy/Business

1:39pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Statewide business plan contest open online to vets, other entrepreneurs through Jan. 31.
10:29am
ABC of Wisconsin. Wisconsin experiencing lowest construction unemployment on record.

4:38pm
Daily Reporter. Hoffman: No inconsistency in Foxconn plans, threats to expand outside Wis.
4:55am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Nearly 90 percent of Wisconsin construction firms expect to hire in 2018.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. First environmental exemption clears Foxconn to fill 26 acres of wetlands.
4:47am
Portage Daily Register. Spectrum Brands looks to sell Rayovac battery and appliances businesses.

Statewide

4:07pm
Forest County Potawatomi Community. Gus Frank retires from Executive Council.
11:15am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Begin the new year by making sure you're ready to vote in 2018.
10:38am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. How Wisconsin government and politics have changed - and what to do about it.
10:26am
WPHCA. Community Health Centers answer call to address substance abuse issues.

5:22am
Governing. How automation could impact the public workforce.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 2017 was 6th warmest year on record in Milwaukee.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's population boasts modest growth.

Courts

5:25am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses January 2018.

5:03am
Governing. Redistricting cases could redefine state and U.S. politics in 2018.

Education

4:08pm
UW-River Falls. 9th Annual Bowls for Hope event to benefit Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley.
3:57pm
UW-Stout. Winberg kept 'chugging'; persistence pays off with degree.
2:51pm
AFT Local 212. Three Kings Day Bilingual Book Distribution.
10:00am
UW-River Falls. Offers free strategy workshops for graduate school admissions exams.

Local

10:27am
Xcel Energy. Announces plans for Solar Connect Community garden in Ashland. FAQ.

5:01am
WTMJ. Red Cross rescinds controversial ZIP code policy.
4:53am
Ozaukee Press. Drug crime fuels record number of felony cases.
4:47am
WAOW. Marathon Co. considers additional mining regulations.

Congress

3:58pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Trump election integrity commission disbanded.

5:27am
Cap Times. Rep. Mark Pocan says he won't vote for stopgap budget funding unless DACA is fixed.
5:13am
Bloomberg. Congress may need another stopgap even with a budget agreement.
4:54am
The Hill. Rosenstein meets with Ryan about Russia investigation.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mark Pocan heading back to DC after recovery from heart surgery.

Federal Agencies

1:30pm
The Hill. Sessions will end policy that allowed legalized marijuana to prosper.

Politics

4:06pm
DPW. Rep. Jarcow repeatedly voted against his constituents' health.
3:59pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Topples 200+ grassroots endorsements.
3:55pm
Mitchell for Governor. Releases first digital ad in campaign for governor: "Real Lasting Change."
11:29am
Kaul for Attorney General. Calls Schimel's expanded investigation into now-defunct GAB unjustified. 
10:36am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Senator Ted Cruz endorses.

1:14pm
Beloit Daily News. Democrat calls attorney general investigation a waste.
11:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 2018 AG election shaping up to be a 2-man contest.
11:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Madison mayor to launch Walker challenge next week.
5:07am
Beloit Daily News. Races for governor, state legislature key for redistricting.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin GOP senate candidates spar hours after signing 'unity pledge.' Cap Times. Beloit Daily News.
4:55am
The Hill. Bolton to spend $1M boosting Wisconsin Senate candidate.
4:54am
U.S. News & World Report. Democratic Congressman Pocan says Ryan is vulnerable.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rep. Mark Pocan says Foxconn will be demise of Scott Walker and other Republicans.
4:46am
WISC. Hovde undecided on Senate bid, would sign pledge.

Wednesday January 3, 2018

Legislative

4:46pm
UW System President Cross. Statement on passage of Assembly Bill 675.
3:11pm
WMC. Nearly 400 Wisconsin employers urge legislators to reform worker's compensation system.
2:08pm
Sen. Shilling. Column: The Wisconsin Way Forward in 2018.

5:18am
Baraboo News Republic. State Rep. Dave Considine develops reputation as consensus builder.

State Agencies

3:34pm
DHS. Announces new grants to support graduate medical education.
2:57pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Nearly $2 million for community projects.
2:07pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball jackpot increases to $460 million for tonight.
9:42am
AG Schimel. Announce Environmental Protection Unit results.

4:50am
Wisconsin Radio Network.  Schimel eyes elder abuse as a growing concern.

Economy/Business

2:57pm
Anytime Fitness. Renovations at area clubs boost personal training opportunities.

2:09pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn will not need a permit from Army Corps of Engineers for impact to Wisconsin wetlands.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Industry experts say most farmers still face barriers to growing industrial hemp.
4:32am
St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Editorial: When it comes to corporate welfare, Wisconsin leaves Missouri in the dust.
4:31am
Madison.com. Family spent years building custom home they will lose to Foxconn.

Statewide

10:53am
WMJ. Falls from tree stands result in high incidence of spinal injuries.

4:51am
Superior Telegram. Killer crisis: Wisconsin battling opioids on multiple fronts.
4:33am
Fox 6. Study: Wisconsin is 10th most moved-from state in 2017.

Courts

10:56am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues Brown County over illegal sales tax.

4:31am
Fox 11. Lawsuit filed against Brown County, alleges illegal taxation.

Education

12:46pm
UW-Stout. Weighted vests help special needs students in Minn. schools.
12:42pm
UW-Stout. Rothbauers add third generation to UW-Stout family tree.
9:41am
UW System. Executive Committee approve administrative functions related to UW Colleges and UW-Extension restructuring initiative.

12:40pm
Cap Times. All UW campuses will offer two-year online degrees under reorganization.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio.  UW-Madison finishing plan to track student deaths.
4:39am
Fox 6. "A problem:" Student journalists uncover years of assault, harassment allegations at UWM.

Local

4:50pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. A note of thanks to the Red Cross.
4:49pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Red Cross makes the right call.
3:37pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Assigns inmate wellness monitor.
2:23pm
Milwaukee Ald. Witkowski. Says proposed hotel would diminish quality of life.
9:22am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Radon exposure is leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers.

9:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. EPA proposes tighter ozone controls for several Wisconsin counties.
9:16am
WTMJ. Infant deaths up 41 percent in 2017.
9:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wausau drops lawsuits against Village of Maine.
9:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Jump-start vital study of Madison's Beltline.
5:00am
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee Red Cross policy spurs discrimination allegations.
4:38am
Fox 6. Milwaukee launches grading system for food establishments: WI Restaurant Association opposes it.
4:35am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. City Council approves referendum on ballot to increase sales tax.

Congress

4:40am
Juneau County Star-Times. Ron Kind: I don't think tax bill is fiscally responsible.

Politics

3:12pm
DPW. Rep. Jarchow does not understand Wisconsin's opioid epidemic.
2:58pm
RPW. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson calls on candidates for U.S. Senate to sign unity pledge in effort to defeat U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin.
12:52pm
Champion Group. Joins Leah Vukmir's U.S. Senate campaign.
12:46pm
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. ICYMI: Files nomination papers.
12:44pm
One Wisconsin Now. Rep. Adam Jarchow's allies promote poor shaming while candidate for state Senate seeks to feather his own nest.
9:21am
Palzewicz for 5th Congress. State Reps. Goyke, Riemer, and Sinicki endorse.
5:05am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. 2018 Convention announcement.

12:35pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate race: Republican candidates to sign unity pledge.
10:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Johnson, Republican Party propose Senate unity pledge.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Leah Vukmir campaign adds local operatives with previous ties to Americans for Prosperity.
4:41am
Wisconsin State Journal.  With candidate field set, state Supreme Court race ramps up.
4:34am
Fox 11. Burns takes unusual approach in Wisconsin Supreme Court race.

Tuesday January 2, 2018

Legislative

6:14am
Rep. Steffen. Applauds the appointment of Rep. Barca as Vice Chair of International Affairs Committee.

2:33pm
U.S. News & World Report. Lawmaker proposes Conservation Corps program.
5:02am
La Crosse Tribune. Number of foster care children in Wisconsin on the rise.
4:59am
Racine Journal Times. Speaker Vos: What a year for Wisconsin.
4:59am
WISN. One new law creates confusion with hybrid-car owners.
4:57am
Janesville Gazette. Cheese, woodchucks and opioids: 135 laws passed in state legislature in 2017.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal would require CPR training for 911 operators in Wisconsin.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Advocates: Landlord-tenant bill would harm domestic violence victims.

State Agencies

4:50pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:44pm
DATCP. Alice in Dairyland application period now open.
9:03am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter, January 2018.

2:35pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Former corrections chief: AG Brad Schimel 'completely botched' probe of teen prison.
5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison Beltline improvements taking back seat to other projects around state.
4:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin to end pesticide spraying program.

Economy/Business

2:26pm
WMC. EPA decision imperils Wisconsin manufacturing growth.
10:15am
Hoffman Construction. Awarded contract to construct WisDOT IH-94 frontage roads at the Foxconn manufacturing site.
10:14am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Head of firm that "chipped" employees will speak at Jan. 23 Innovation Network lunch in Madison.
9:02am
Office Pro. Purchases Elkhorn Chemical & Packaging.

4:54am
Kenosha News. Haribo makes first payment for new plant site.
4:51am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Airbnb boom a Wisconsin success story.

Statewide

1:47pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. CJ Szafir promoted to Executive Vice President.
10:32am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Groundswell event to hit on Revitalizing Our Rural Communities.

5:17am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin seeing widespread flu cases.
4:51am
Beloit Daily News. 2018 starts with record cold in parts of the Midwest.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. With hospital consolidation, abortion and tubal ligation rates drop.

Courts

6:22am
Cap Times. The return of Wisconsin's John Doe investigation, explained.
4:58am
New York Times. Judge says Pennsylvania election districts give Republicans an edge, but are not illegal.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Catching up: Pay increase sought for private lawyers taking public defender cases.

Education

12:03pm
UW-Stout. DECA contest Jan. 6 to feature 640 area high school students.

4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fewer than half of Wisconsin school districts have certified teachers unions.

Local

2:31pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Sheriff's deputies arrest 27 drunken drivers over New Year's holiday.

5:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'A slap in the face': Backlash builds against Red Cross cutting on-site response in 10 Milwaukee ZIP codes.
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee homicides decline in 2017, but celebration is muted.
4:55am
Racine Journal Times. Racine studies other communities' successes to capitalize on Foxconn.

Congress

3:57pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Iran protests.

4:46am
Reuters. As U.S. budget fight looms, Republicans flip their fiscal script.

Politics

3:57pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI - Leah encourages President Trump to look at Wisconsin's conservative reforms for infrastructure.
1:49pm
RPW.  ICYMI: Democrat field for governor risks alienating younger voters.
1:48pm
One Wisconsin Now. The Republicans' choice: Tax giveaways for the wealthy and corporations instead of help for hard working student loan borrowers.
12:26pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Volunteers for Agriculture endorse Adam Jarchow for 10th Senate.
11:40am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Scott Walker, hypocrite extraordinaire!
11:39am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate.  ICYMI - RightNOW Women PAC endorses.
9:04am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence Peddler of the Month - WMC.
6:10am
Right Wisconsin. Releases list of predictions for 2018.
6:09am
Jacque for 1st Senate. Announces run for 1st State Senate District.

2:00pm
Cap Times.  Wisconsin Assembly Democrats say there's 'very high interest' in Keith Ripp's seat.
12:02pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court field nearly set.
9:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rep. Andre Jacque running for state Senate to fill Lasee seat.
8:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican Rep. Andre Jacque announces state Senate bid.
6:41am
Racine Journal Times.  Gearing up against Ryan: Potential Democratic challengers ramp up campaigns.
5:16am
Beloit Daily News. Democrats seek younger voters with mostly gray candidates.
4:56am
Fox 6. 6 big stories from 2017 in Wisconsin politics.
4:53am
Kewaunee County Comet. Lasee's resignation opens a potentially wide field.

 

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