Wednesday January 31, 2018 - Updated 3:49pm

Governor

12:03pm
Gov. Walker. Announces veteran service provider grant recipients.

4:45am
WSAW. Gov. Walker defends decision not to hold special elections for 2 vacant seats.

Legislative

3:48pm
Sen. Schachtner. Appointed to Seante committees.
3:02pm
Rep. Subeck. Letter to Rep. Spiros requesting a hearing on AB-728.
2:45pm
Ducks Unlimited. Wisconsin wetlands legislation threatens state economy, outdoors enthusiasts.
2:36pm
Speaker Vos. Testifies on welfare reform package.
2:29pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Broad coalition of 60+ organizations respond jointly to Governor Walker's special session bills restricting safety net access. Letter to Gov. Walker, Legislators.
12:49pm
Sen. Shilling. Walker's war on struggling families.
12:11pm
Rep. Subeck. Statement on special session bills.
12:05pm
One Wisconsin Now. Drafting records show welfare bills were 'ultrarush' job as special election went south for Scott Walker Republicans.
12:02pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Rent-to-own shills push anti-consumer bill.
11:21am
Sen. Johnson. Special session bills not the way to support families.
9:02am
Speaker Vos. Rep. Rick Gundrum begins serving in Assembly.

4:54am
Oshkosh Northwestern. New legislation means changes to Oshkosh's rental inspections program are likely.
4:53am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Local attorneys favor bill that would protect them.
4:46am
Fox 6. Public hearing: You can weigh in on 10 bills included in Gov. Walker welfare overhaul package.
4:44am
Racine Journal Times. Barca critical of 'rushed' legislative session schedule.

State Agencies

1:05pm
DNR. To hold hearing on Racine water diversion March 7 in Sturtevant; public may provide comments until March 21.
12:48pm
DHS. Wisconsin Works for Everyone: 25,000 gain employment through the FoodShare Employment and Training program.
11:18am
WDVA. Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls celebrates five years of exceptional care.

12:42pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Despite GOP warning, Elections Commission stands by Michael Haas as administrator.
10:53am
Beloit Daily News. Elections panel to consider search for new administrator.

Economy/Business

2:43pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement on the closing of Fox Valley paper mills: Republicans from White House to state house are failing Wisconsin's blue collar workers.
2:31pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Statement regarding Kimberly-Clark announcement.
12:09pm
Rep. Stuck. Statement on Kimberly-Clark announcement.
12:01pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Tax bill used to eliminate Neenah jobs.
11:15am
Outagamie County Exec. Nelson. Statement on Kimberly-Clark announcement.

11:15am
Fox 11. Kimberly-Clark planning to close 2 Fox Valley facilities; 600 jobs to be cut.
10:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Environmental groups start to question Foxconn's thirst for Lake Michigan water.
4:43am
WTMJ. 39% of water Foxconn takes from Lake Michigan will not return to lake.

Statewide

2:49pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Welcomes new "Second Century News Fellow" in Milwaukee.
1:04pm
Wisconsin Women in Government. Seeks nominations for Legacy and Rising Star Awards.

4:52am
La Crosse Tribune. Study: Lowering blood alcohol limit would reduce drunken driving deaths.

Courts

4:53am
Beloit Daily News. As opioid crisis grows, judge aims for solutions, settlement.

Education

2:11pm
Marquette University. Authors Morgan, DeWolf go 'On the Issues' to discuss racial reconciliation during Marquette's Mission Week.
1:01pm
School Choice Wisconsin. Number of schools increases again for Parental Choice Programs.
12:12pm
UW-Madison. From fungi to humans, 'smart valves' assist communication within, between cells.
11:06am
DPI. 26 schools intend to participate in Racine voucher program.
11:05am
DPI. 133 schools plan to participate in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.
11:03am
DPI. Wisconsin Parental Choice Program has 222 private schools register for 2018-19.
10:16am
UW-Madison. Colorado potato beetle genome gives insight into major agricultural pest.

1:30pm
U.S. News & World Report. Nearly 400 Wisconsin schools join voucher programs.
4:48am
Baraboo News Republic. UW-Platteville chancellor details merger with UW-Baraboo during annual address.
4:47am
WAOW. UW-Stevens Point officials: sexual harassment complaints on the rise.
4:42am
Fox 6. Former dean wants $800K from UW-Milwaukee.

Local

2:17pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Offers solutions to avoid bus route cuts.
10:50am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Key details missing from the Mayor's account of lead testing crisis.
10:17am
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. What we really need: Answers.

4:49am
Sauk Prairie Eagle. Sauk City begins wheel tax discussions.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Health Department internal audit finds deficiencies in city's lead program.

Congress

11:04am
Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. "Trump spoke to the heart of the Midwest tonight."
5:15am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Reacts to State of the Union.
5:14am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Response to State of the Union.
5:13am
Liegeois for 8th Congress. Statement on State of the Union.
5:12am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on President Trump's first State of the Union address.
5:11am
RPW. Statement on President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address.
5:10am
Toft for 3rd Congress. Reacts to State of the Union.
5:10am
DPW. Chair: The real state of our union.
5:09am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Outlines hopes for State of the Union.

5:06am
Reuters. Trump pushes hardline immigration policies even as he urges unity.
5:05am
The Hill. Five takeaways from Trump's State of the Union.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Speaker Paul Ryan invites former Janesville heroin addict to Trump speech in D.C.
4:50am
WISC. How Wisconsin members of Congress reacted to the State of the Union.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Donald Trump gives backing to Ron Johnson's 'right-to-try' legislation for terminally ill patients.

Politics

12:47pm
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Releases second ad in Wisconsin Supreme Court campaign.
12:44pm
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates outline their views.
10:47am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Announces 300+ endorsements.
10:18am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Releases second radio ad, titled "Law Enforcement's Choice."
9:01am
Rockwood for 14th Assembly. State Reps. Evan Goyke, David Crowley, and Daniel Riemer endorse.

4:51am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Nicholson defends conservative conversion.
4:47am
Cap Times. Republican Senate candidate Nicholson supports exceptions to abortion bans on 'case-by-case basis.'

Local Politics

3:49pm
Lau for Waukesha County Circuit Court Branch 12 Leads fundraising race for Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge.

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Governor

5:08pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Waushara County District Attorney.
2:17pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights child tax credit rebate for Wisconsin families.
12:37pm
Gov. Walker. Discusses Health Care Stability Plan, opioid crisis at Wisconsin Medical Society's Doctor Day 2018.
5:20am
Gov. Walker. Nominations sought for the 35th annual Virginia Hart Award.

12:57pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker says he's open to making child tax credit nonrefundable.
12:41pm
Fox 11. Walker pitches welfare plan to Wisconsin doctors.

Legislative

4:34pm
Rep. Hintz. Testifies against predatory rent-to-own bill.
4:02pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Wants more healthy smiles.
4:01pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. More than 450 physicians, medical students participate in Doctor Day 2018 at State Capitol.
3:23pm
Rep. Steineke. Collaborates on rural growth at White House.
2:52pm
Wisconsin BPDD. Rep. Adam Neylon celebrated disability employment awareness at Waukesha business.
2:27pm
Rep. Tittl. Sparsity aid bill will impact 25th Assembly District.
2:25pm
Rep. Vruwink. Column: The Digital Classroom.
1:19pm
Rep. Snyder. Sara's Law increases protections for family law attorneys.
11:30am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. A bill to shine a light on ALEC.
11:15am
One Wisconsin Now. State Rep. Chuck Wichgers promotes event for extremist group that endorses dealth penalty for women who have abortions.

3:25pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tesla, car dealers clash at Capitol hearing on electric vehicle sales.
12:51pm
U.S. News & World Report. Tesla seeks to establish its own dealerships in Wisconsin.
12:39pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans push to loosen rent-to-own rules as Wisconsin Legislature wraps up its session.
8:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Death of Milwaukee Air Force veteran with PTSD inspires 'Green Alert' movement.
5:17am
Governing. What happens to people who fail welfare work requirements?
4:59am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin GOP revises wetland permit exemptions bill.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill to exempt rent-to-own stores from Wisconsin Consumer Act resurfaces.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill would make it a felony to threaten attorneys involved in family law proceedings. Wausau Daily Herald.
4:54am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse lawmakers re-introduce rail safety bill.

State Agencies

4:33pm
DNR. Investigation underway of fatal UTV accident on Lake Wisconsin.
3:58pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:03pm
DHS. Visor cards help people who are deaf and hard of hearing communicate with law enforcement.

Economy/Business

9:51am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Extending high-quality broadband statewide topic of Innovation Network lunch in Madison.

4:50am
WXOW. NAFTA negotiations making local farmers nervous.

Statewide

2:49pm
Play Fair Wisconsin. New campaign launched for redistricting reform.
12:02pm
Wisconsin Water Alliance. Supports natural gas.

12:49pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin ranks among the worst for structurally deficient bridges.

Courts

4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Brown County judge sets Thursday hearing in contempt-of-court case in Wisconsin John Doe leak.

Education

4:03pm
UW-Stevens Point. To host premiere of PBS's 'American Creed.'
2:53pm
UW-Stout. Art students join Radical Jewelry Makeover; donations sought.
2:32pm
MPS. Kindergarten fair this Saturday.
11:32am
UW System Student Reps. Statement on Perkins Loan Program. 
11:12am
UW-Madison. Urban foxes and coyotes learn to set aside their difference and coexist.

12:06pm
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System administrator steps down, citing 'personal mistake.'
8:17am
Cap Times. Department of Public Instruction proposes changes to teacher licensing requirements.
4:58am
Fox 11. Budget cuts planned at UW-Oshkosh to deal with declining enrollment.

Local

2:15pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Large number of drunks took to the road and ended up in Sheriff's squads.
11:27am
ACLU of Wisconsin. La Crosse to allow resident to keep impeach yard sign, submitting to ACLU demand.
11:14am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Mayor's involvement in incident with Bucks player disturbing.

2:44pm
U.S. News & World Report. Audit: No record Milwaukee investigated 100 homes for lead.
5:27am
CBS 58. Retiring MPD Chief Flynn: "Conversation on rational public policy is in chaos."
4:58am
CBS 58. New report outlines lead concerns in City of Milwaukee. WTMJ.
4:56am
La Crosse Tribune. Gunderson launches phone line to handle influenza influx; 42 people hospitalized so far in La Crosse County.
4:47am
WBAY. Confusion over CBD oil sold at local health food stores.

Congress

3:01pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports troop pay raise, increased defense spending.

9:47am
Politico. Ryan urges Republicans to take caution with FBI memo.
5:22am
WXPR. Sen. Baldwin says Washington, D.C. is 'dysfunctional'.
5:18am
The Hill. House Intel votes to make Nunes memo public.
5:16am
Reuters. Trump to tout strong economy in State of the Union after turbulent first year.
4:51am
Fox 6. President Trump to pitch $1 trillion infrastructure plan during State of the Union, but impact on Wisconsin uncertain.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican congressman criticizes Rep. Mark Pocan's guest for State of the Union address. WTMJ.

Politics

5:00pm
Wachs for Governor. Ahead of State of the Union, says Trump is more interested in dividing Americans than unifying.
4:32pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Sen. Baldwin uses State of the Union speech to play politics with Wisconsin citizen.
4:00pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Statement about the Wisconsin Family Action endorsement.
3:23pm
Wachs for Governor. Says Gov. Walker subverting democracy by refusing to hold timely special elections for legislative seats.
2:50pm
DPW. Speaker Ryan puts partisanship before national security.
1:14pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Baldwin refuses to vote to protect life...Wisconsinites deserve better.
11:11am
La Follette for Secretary of State. Announces candidacy.
9:54am
Adamczyk for 14th Assembly. Announces campaign.
9:52am
DPW. Nicholson claims he left the Democratic Party in 2000, but worked to elect Democrats in 2002.
8:18am
Flynn for Governor. Scott Walker created a teacher shortage, another reason he must go.
5:21am
Jacque for 1st Senate. Announces endorsements from Rep. Ron Tusler and Calumet County officials.

2:43pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Rebecca Dallet gave man 2 years in prison for attempted child sex assault.
2:40pm
ABC News. GOP Senate candidate Nicholson paid by Democrats in 2002.
12:54pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dallet, Burns talk values during debate outside Milwaukee.
12:42pm
WISC. Democrat La Follette announces bid for secretary of state.
12:36pm
NBC 15. Wisconsin treasurer Adamczyk to run for state Assembly.
9:45am
U.S. News & World Report. Paul Ryan challenger defends running ads outside Wisconsin.
8:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Koch brothers target Wisconsin senate, governor's races.
4:53am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. State Rep. Scott Krug announces re-election bid for 72nd Assembly District.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Republicans to donate contributions tied to Steve Wynn. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Local Politics

4:31pm
Townsend for Dane County Branch 1 Judge. Endorsed by seven union locals and the South Sentral Federation of Labor.

Monday January 29, 2018

Governor

12:57pm
MAZON. Launches billboard campaign to oppose drug testing in Wisconsin.
11:25am
Gov. Walker. ICYMI: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Scott Walker's child tax credit is good politics for Wisconsin GOP; also good policy.
11:24am
Gov. Walker. Column: The State of our State is Historically Strong.

5:15am
Janesville Gazette. Fly-in: Walker touts his ideas in Janesville.
5:10am
Chippewa Herald. Governor makes stop in Eau Claire, touts $100 child tax credit.
5:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Shore up state budget instead of sending parents checks.
5:02am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Walker offers tax credits, buy only for some.
4:48am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker's 2018 agenda looks familiar to Democrats.

Legislative

2:56pm
Sen. Taylor. And bipartisan legislators introduce bill to fund suicide prevention text hotline.
2:54pm
Rep. Ballweg. 14th Annual Joan Ballweg Leadership Scholarship.
10:15am
Sen. Larson. And Reps. Bowen, Reimer; Milwaukee School Board Director Phillips announce the launch of 'America's Cabinet.'

1:01pm
U.S. News & World Report. Bill promises Wisconsin foster kids free college tuition.
5:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Ill-conceived bill clamps down on release of body cam footage.
4:51am
Racine Journal Times. Newbauer is sworn in as state representative.
4:51am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Senate vote to oust elections, ethics commissioners a 'storm that's been brewing.'
4:50am
Janesville Gazette. Rep. Kolste: Walker's leftward conversion a shameless campaign ploy.

State Agencies

3:11pm
DACTP. Apply now for Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grants.
5:40am
DOJ. Convicted sex offender arrested and charged with possession of child pornography.

4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: State agencies filling job openings more quickly after civil service changes.

Economy/Business

12:07pm
Milwaukee Tool. Proposing major expansion of its Brookfield headquarters.
10:02am
WMC. Teel Plastics, Inc. Chairman & CEO elected to serve as chairman.

10:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn provides details on first environmental permit request submitted to Wisconsin officials.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Tool says expansion would create 350 jobs with average salary of $75,000.

Environment/Outdoors

4:59am
Beloit Daily News. Salt, the solution to winter's dangers, threatens U.S. waters.

Statewide

2:46pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. And Americans for Tax Reform in Wall Street Journal calling for repeal of Wisconsin's outdated unfair sales act.
12:56pm
Quarles & Brady. Data privacy and security attorney joins preeminent health law group.
9:53am
Xcel Energy. Crews depart for Puerto Rico to help with ongoing power restoration efforts.
9:47am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Count 'em down: Top 10 reasons to enter statewide Biz Plan Contest by Jan. 31.

5:39am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Manitowoc County farmer wins 65th state OYF award.
5:18am
WISC. Wisconsin receives failing grades in three categories of new State of Tobacco Control report.
5:01am
Wisconsin Watch. University of Wisconsin football players downplay warnings while proof of brain injury - even from small hits - piles up.

Courts

5:16am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Federal judge blocks UW System's move to bow out of UWO Foundation's bankruptcy case.

Education

1:14pm
UW-Stout. Slow Food chapter cookbook promotes good, clean, fair food.
1:05pm
UW-Madison. Fantastic frozen fascination: UW-Madison stages one-of-a-kind ice cream workshop.
12:06pm
UW-River Falls. Over 1,000 students from 42 schools participate in annual Science Olympiad.
12:04pm
UW-Platteville. Students explore Italian culture during study abroad in Rome.
12:03pm
UW-Platteville. And Avalon Cinema to host second international film festival.

5:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW students accuse teachers of sexual harassment in more than half of all campus cases.
5:00am
WFRV. Wisconsin ranked 16th for adequate school funding.
4:59am
Wall Street Journal. Do school vouchers work? Milwaukee's experiment suggests an answer.

Local

3:37pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 16 arrests.
2:54pm
Dane County Sheriff's Office. Gerald Turner scheduled to be released.
11:24am
DNR. Receives straddling community diversion application from city of Racine.
10:36am
City of Racine. Submits water diversion application to serve Village of Mount Pleasant.

12:45pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Foxconn wants to divert 7 million gallons a day from Lake Michigan, DNR says.
5:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. Autopsies swamp Dane County's shorthanded Medical Examiner's Office.
5:14am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Village wants landowner lawsuit over Foxconn tossed. Racine Journal Times.
5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Hope and change 2.0: City could be on cusp of ending 172-year streak of white male mayors.

Congress

3:35pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Sensenbrenner's comments regarding the State of the Union.
9:54am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads letter to President Trump: Any infrastructure plan must include strong buy American, hire American standards.

5:38am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces guest for State of the Union address.
5:25am
WJFW. Sen. Baldwin discusses government shutdown and chances of Congress agreeing on budget.
5:19am
Washington Post. Forget Senate negotiators - House conservatives could have the last word on immigration. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:05am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. At State of the Union, local worker to join Tammy Baldwin's push for infrastructure funds.

Politics

1:40pm
Sensenbrenner for 5th Congress. Dean of Wisconsin's congressional delegation chides colleague for overt and disheartening political stunt.
1:13pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Grassroots unite behind Leah Vukmir.
11:22am
Calabrese for 29th Assembly. Running for Wisconsin State Assembly in the 29th District.
11:20am
Flynn for Governor. Former Wisconsin Governor Tony Earl endorses.
10:17am
RPW. ICYMI: Joined by Governor Walker, Wisconsin Republicans open another field office.
10:00am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Hendricks clan contributes $80K to Walker.
9:08am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Releases first radio ad, titled "Rule of Law."
5:39am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Calls on Ryan, NRCC to return Wynn contributions.

1:00pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Candidates announce staff changes after fundraising reports.
9:10am
Cap Times. 'Divid and conquer is gone': Agreement abounds among Democratic candidates at forum.
5:20am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Democracy dies with indifference.
5:09am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Scott Walker helps La Crosse County Republicans open state's ninth field office.
5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP atwitter over report that Paul Ryan challenger Randy Bryce bought fake Twitter followers.
5:00am
WDIO. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker campaigns in Superior.
4:55am
WISC. Half of Democratic candidates for governor answer questions at forum in Madison.
4:55am
The Hill. Koch network to spend $400 million during 2018 midterm election cycle.
4:54am
The Hill. Ryan to donate contribution linked to ex-RNC finance chairman.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democratic candidates for governor of Wisconsin answer health care questions in public forum.

Friday January 26, 2018

Governor

1:44pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Barron County District Attorney.
11:37am
Gov. Walker. Continues state tour to share child tax credit rebate proposal.
11:36am
Gov. Walker. Company relocates operations from Minnesota to Prescott; expects to create 150 jobs.
10:05am
Gov. Walker. Releases statement thanking U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley.
5:35am
Wisconsin Family Action. Pro-family group applauds Governor Walker's child tax credit.

5:05am
Chippewa Herald. Skeptics pounce on Scott Walker's call for $100 child tax credit.
5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker travels Wisconsin to sell new child tax credit plan.
4:56am
WKOW. Walker's child tax credit only gets minimal support.
4:51am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Walker visits La Crosse to tout statewide child tax credit.

Legislative

4:07pm
Sen. Darling. Lauds appointment of Anna Wildeman.
2:42pm
Rep. Steineke. Column: State of the State recap: It's working.
1:30pm
Rep. Duchow. Commends Assembly for supporting military members.
11:03am
Rep. Quinn. Comments on Gov. Walker's State of the State address.
5:33am
Sen. Marklein. Local school leaders join in fight for rural schools.

5:55am
Monona Herald-Independent. Bill would add protection to burial mounds.
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Superintendents share differing views on Walker's low-revenue school proposal.
4:52am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Horse molestation case in Brown County is driving new interest in harsher penalties.
4:51am
WISC. Wisconsin drone advocacy group voices support for bill updating drone laws.

State Agencies

3:58pm
AG Schimel. Seeks to commit convicted sexual predator and murderer Gerald M. Turner to treatment under Chapter 980.
1:30pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Jan. 22-28.
12:41pm
DOR. Collections, December FY 2018.
12:40pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Turns 30.  Since 1988, it has provided over $4.1 billion in property tax relief.
5:34am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

1:42pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. ATC cuts up to $23 million from Foxconn project price tag.
5:48am
Cap Times. Updated: The return of Wisconsin's John Doe investigation, explained.
5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Ethics Commission hits pause button after Senate rejects director.
5:09am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Ethics chief wants Milwaukee DA gone.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Fitzgerald says lawmakers may name new election chief, heightening showdown with bipartisan commission.
5:05am
Fox 6. Wisconsin ethics administrator returns to policy analyst job.

Statewide

8:46am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Brooks, Freitag and Healy appointed to board.
8:45am
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene. Wisconsin nonfatal work injury and illness rate increases in 2016.

11:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Survey: Wisconsin led U.S. in American Indian incarceration rate.
11:07am
WEAU. Former AG Van Hollen lands job at government relations firm.

Courts

4:53am
Bloomberg. Democrats target Donald Duck election map in bid for Congress.

Education

11:02am
DPI. Seeks Summer Food Service Program sponsors.

Local

11:38am
Madison Mayor Soglin. City of Madison signs Milan Urban Food Policy Pact.

4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County panel OKs contract to run local juvenile treatment center in wake of Lincoln Hills crisis.
4:55am
Fox 6. 'I am concerned:' Congresswoman Moore sends letter to CDC, HUD amid lead testing controversy.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Oak Creek homeowner sues city to block forced move over his sex offender status.

Congress

12:42pm
One Wisconsin Now. Sen. Ron Johnson stands by his secret society allegation, maybe.

5:37am
Washington Post. Editorial: GOP leaders' complicity grows as their members undermine the rule of law.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Ron Johnson walks back claims of an anti-Trump 'secret society' within FBI.

Politics

12:41pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI - HEY LOOK! Sen. Tammy Baldwin is back in Wisconsin. Must be an election year!
12:39pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker got $1 in $3 from individuals outside Wisconsin in 2017.
10:03am
Gov. Walker. In the news: Gov. Walker crisscrosses state touting tax cut for Wisconsin families.
8:43am
RAGA. Republican attorneys general break fundraising record.
8:42am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Endorsed by Wisconsin REALTORS Association.

3:11pm
U.S. News & World Report. Analysis: Third of Walker donations came from out-of-state.
1:36pm
Wausau Daily Herald. Mosinee mayor to run for state Assembly seat held by fellow Republican John Spiros.
5:01am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Ken Depperman will run for 59th Assembly seat.
4:59am
River Falls Journal. Trump factored heavily in Schachtner win, professor says.
4:58am
Politico. Government isn't working - so mayors say hire them.
4:53am
The Hill. Ryan challenger to attend State of the Union as Dem lawmaker's guest.

Thursday January 25, 2018

State of the State Address

1:52pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker touts child tax credit and broad agenda. So how much passes?
5:09am
WSAW. Local lawmakers react to Gov. Walker's plans for Lincoln Hills at State of State address.
5:07am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Dems skewer speech while GOPers cheer. WHBL. Kenosha News. Janesville Gazette. WEAU.
5:05am
WKOW. Lawmakers respond to Walker's 'Ambitious Agenda' for 2018. Fox 11. Racine Journal Times. La Crosse Tribune. WAOW
5:01am
WUWM. Walker promotes new welfare rules, child tax credit, and health care affordability in State of State.
5:01am
WAOW. Walker addresses Lincoln Hills plans in State of the State.
5:00am
WKOW. UW professor analyzes Walker SOS address.
4:58am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker calls for swift, bipartisan action on agenda.
4:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. State of the state: Scott Walker makes election-year pitch, including $122 million tax credit.
4:55am
NBC 15. Gov. Walker: We are getting positive things done for the people of Wisconsin.
4:54am
Fox 6. 'Things are only going to get better:' Gov. Walker lays out 'ambitious' plan in State of the State address.
4:53am
WISC. State of the State: Republicans receptive to child payment.
4:50am
U.S. News & World Report. AP FACT CHECK: Walker State of the State claims take rosy view.
4:48am
Cap Times. Scott Walker proposes sweeping agenda for Wisconsin in pre-election State of the State address.

State of the State Reaction

5:00pm
Rep. Hutton. Statement on the State of the State.
4:41pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Statement on Gov. Walker's support of small business and the farm community.
1:39pm
Kids Forward. Gov. Walker ignores Wisconsin's most important asset: children.
1:36pm
One Wisconsin Now. It's come to this: With 2018 election year gimmick Gov. Scott Walker is literally seeking to buy votes.
1:33pm
NFIB Wisconsin. Small business comment on State-of-the-State address.
10:57am
RPW. What they're saying: Governor Walker is getting things done for hard-working families.
10:31am
Sen. Shilling. Weekly Democratic radio address: "The real state of the state."
10:27am
Walker for Governor. Announces Ambitious Agenda to keep Wisconsin moving forward in 2018 and beyond.
10:01am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Responds to State of the State Address.
9:08am
Wisconsin BPDD. Supports disability agenda in Governor's State of the State.
9:07am
Survival Coalition. Supports focus on improving lives of people with disabilities in Governor's State of the State.
5:22am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Walker makes clean drinking water an afterthought.
5:21am
Mitchell for Governor. Statement on Walker's State of the State.

Governor

2:16pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Our Ambitious Agenda for Wisconsin.
10:46am
Gov. Walker. Travels across Wisconsin to highlight proposed $100 per child tax credit rebate for Wisconsin families.
9:54am
DATCP Sec. Harsdorf. Gov. Walker invests in rural communities, farm families.

1:49pm
Beloit Daily News. Walker embraces Democratic ideas in election year.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker proposes $50M in rural economic development.

Legislative

5:17pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on Ethics Commission.
4:44pm
Sen. Craig. Named Chair of Insurance Committee.
4:42pm
Rep. Bowen. Introduces "Heat & Eat" legislation.
3:44pm
Rep. Skowronski. Thanks Assembly Committee on Jobs & the Economy.
3:37pm
Sen. Darling. Named chair of Senate Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges.
1:41pm
WAFCA. Praises advancement of youth justice reform.
1:39pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Economy a challenge for most of Wisconsin.
1:32pm
Wisconsin American Legion. Applauds Senate action on SB-473.
10:51am
Sen. Wanggaard, Rep. Brandtjen. Milwaukee mayor attempts to silence police union's first amendment rights. City of Milwaukee letter.
8:40am
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council. Applauds Gov. Walker's commitment to tort reform legislation.
5:18am
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on adoption of new NR 151 rule changes.

4:54am
WXPR. Rep. Mursau authors bill to return Wisconsin Conservation Corps.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin lawmakers make bi-partisan push for special tax districts up north.

State Agencies

3:45pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of Jan. 29.
3:35pm
WEDC. Foxconn's investment in Wisconsin named 'Deal of the Year' by Business Facilities Magazine.
1:40pm
WHEDA. Funded $371.2 million in single family loans during 2017.
10:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Parks director promises transparency, review of camping fees.

1:49pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Ethics Commission to vote on who should lead it.
5:13am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin elections panel retains embattled administrator.
5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bipartisan panel re-appoints state election chief, defying GOP Senate vote to oust him. Wisconsin Public Radio.
5:11am
Governing. Outrage in Wisconsin as Republicans fire state's top ethics and election officials.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR board approves measure to limit manure pollution in eastern Wisconsin to protect groundwater.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNR won't get blanket OK for off-road motor vehicles among campers, hikers, skiers.

Economy/Business

4:36pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Foxconn joins list of major firms to meet with emerging firms at March 19 Tech Summit.
3:43pm
SunPeak. Despite tariffs, solar still has a bright future in the USA.

1:55pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Western Wisconsin led nation in farm bankruptcies in 2017.
4:44am
Cap Times. Wisconsin company that microchipped its workers envisions an 'internet of people.'

Statewide

1:31pm
WISPIRG. New campaign calls on McDonald's to hold the antibiotics from meat supply chain.
10:02am
Wisconsin Right to Life. We wouldn't want to work for Planned Parenthood either.

5:10am
Wausau Daily Herald. Ben Carson says battling drug addiction will help reduce homelessness in Wisconsin, nation.

Courts

8:37am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Anton R. Dorsey.

Education

10:52am
Marquette University. Ranney goes 'On the Issues' to discuss new book on history of Wisconsin's legal system.
10:48am
DPI. Application period begins Feb. 5 for public school choice program.

4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Wisconsin school spending 'adequate' and 'equitable.'

Local

4:44pm
Madison Metro Sewerage District. Ships record volume of phosphorus out of watershed.
3:36pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Summar of saturation patrols for speed enforcement.
10:47am
UW-Credit Union. Middleton High School branch grand opening Jan. 29.
10:06am
Washington County Administrator Schoemann. Proposes plan to #JustFixIt for local county highways.

4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County plans local treatment center for teen offenders in wake of Lincoln Hills crisis.

Congress

8:39am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Calls on House Intelligence Committee and Trump to release the Nunes memo.

1:47pm
U.S. News & World Report. Bypassing blue slips, increasing partisan fighting over judicial nominees.
5:37am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Gallagher supports legal status for undocumented immigrants if border security is bolstered.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump court pick Michael Brennan faces Senate Judiciary Committee.
4:45am
Bloomberg. Trump says he's weighing path to citizenship for 'dreamers.'

Politics

4:43pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. To attend State of the Union.
10:56am
AFSCME. Endorses Josh Kaul for Attorney General.
5:17am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Campaign releases TV ad for State of the Union.

4:47am
La Crosse Tribune. Democrats lining up in Wisconsin's 92nd Assembly District.

Wednesday January 24, 2018

State of the State Address

3:20pm
Gov. Walker. Proposes returning state budget surplus to the hardworking taxpayers through $100 per child tax credit rebate.
3:07pm
Gov. Walker. The State of our State is historically strong: Gov. Walker announces Ambitious Agenda for Wisconsin in 2018 State of the State Adress.
11:07am
Gov. Walker. To unveil Ambitious Agenda for Wisconsin in 2018 State of the State Address.

1:25pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Walker to announce new $100 million child tax credit.
1:23pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker to make re-election year argument in State of State.
9:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With tough election ahead, Gov. Walker gives 'state of the state' speech Wednesday.
4:52am
Fox 11. Walker to discuss juvenile prisons, health care proposals.
4:44am
WISC. Reality Check: Looking back at pledges in 2017 State of the State address.
4:44am
NBC 15. Lawmakers weigh in ahead of State of the State Address.

State of the State Reaction

6:24pm
Rep. Kitchens. WEDA. Sen. Larson.
6:21pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Sen. Marklein. Wachs for Governor. Rep. BillingsSen. LeMahieu. Rep. Krug. The Arc Wisconsin. Rep. Bernier. Rep. Swearingen. Rep. Petryk. Rep. Loudenbeck. Sen. Miller. Rep. Hintz.
5:10pm
Rep. Pope. Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Rep. Duchow. Rep. Knodl. Rep. Tittl. Wisconsin Medical Society. Rep. Barca. Rep. Weatherston. Rep. Mursau. Sen. Roth.
4:47pm
Rep. Ed Brooks. Wisconsin Hospital Association.
4:42pm
Rep. Kuglitsch. Rep. Summerfield Sen. Craig. Sen. Hansen. Sen. Kapenga. Rep. Neylon. Rep. Snyder. Rep. Thiesfeldt. Rep. Vorpagel.
4:34pm
Sen. Vukmir. Rep. Steineke. WMC. Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Bryce for 1st Congress. Rep. Considine. Rep. Katsma. Evers for Governor. Sen. Darling.
4:28pm
Rep. Ballweg. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Rep. Rohrkaste. Rep. Subeck. Rep. Schraa. Rep. Steffen. Rep. Macco. Rep. Hebl. Sen. Ringhand. Rep. Ohnstad.
4:20pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Gronik for GovernorRep. Brostoff. Sen. Bewley. Rep. August. Rep. Rodriguez. Sen. Tiffany. Wisconsin AFL-CIO.
4:14pm
Sen. Shilling. One Wisconsin Now. Flynn for GovernorSen. Stroebel. Rep. Crowley. Rep. Murphy. Rep. Nygren. Rep. Shankland. Speaker Vos. Rep. Spiros. Sen. Taylor.
3:32pm
Rep. Bowen. State of the State: Gov. Walker hopes you'll forget the past seven years.
3:31pm
Gronik for Governor. How Gov. Scott Walker broke: Public education funding and higher education. Healthcare in Wisconsin. The economy and job creation. Infrastructure.
3:27pm
Rep. Sargent. 10 things more believable than Governor Walker's State of the State.
3:25pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Reaction to State of the State. Letter to Gov. Walker.
2:26pm
Rep. Taylor. The true State of the State.
1:48pm
RPW. Governor Walker is moving Wisconsin forward.
1:19pm
DPW. State of the State fact check: Walker's rhetoric doesn't match his record.
12:44pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. State of the State response: Walker's insurance industry giveaways won't make health care affordable.
12:34pm
Sen. Vinehout. Satement on the State of the State.
12:18pm
DPW. In State of the State, intimidated Walker launches blistering attack...on his own record.
11:27am
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker's election year State of the State promise primer.
11:20am
RPW. BINGO: Scott Walker is moving Wisconsin forward.
9:53am
Gronik for Governor. What you won't hear in Gov. Scott Walker's State of the State Address.
5:30am
Roys for Governor. Previews Gov. Walker's State of the State address.

Governor

9:16am
Gov. Walker. Plan for Rural Economic Development Fund, additional support for Wisconsin's farm families. Executive Order #275.

10:27am
Fox 11. Walker proposes $50 million in rural economic development.
10:21am
Cap Times. Scott Walker flexible on specifics as long as law guarantees protection for preexisting conditions.

Senate Floor Session

1:45pm
Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Wisconsin. Thanks the state Senate for passage of the "Green Alert" bill and calls upon the state assembly to do the same.
11:24am
VFW-Department of Wisconsin. Applauds Senate passage of "Green Alert" bill.
10:17am
Rep. Anderson. The purge: Senate Republicans are undermining our ethics and election laws.
5:25am
Sen. Tiffany. Votes no on appointments of Brian Bell and Michael Haas.
5:23am
Sen. Taylor. Senate unanimously passes three Taylor bills.

10:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Elections Commission to consider reappointing chief the day after his ouster.
4:58am
WEAU. Elections, Ethics panels consider next steps.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate votes to fire heads of Ethics, Elections Commissions.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate Republicans vote to oust state's ethics and elections chiefs.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lead pipe bill headed to Walker's desk. Daily Reporter.
4:42am
U.S. News & World Report. Senate passes bill lowering minimum lifeguard age.

Assembly Floor Session

10:39am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Landlords win in the Assembly.
9:19am
Reps. Katsma, Vorpagel. Honor Hometown Hero.
5:22am
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on passage of transfer of college credits for high school students bill.

5:24am
DrydenWire. Rep. Quinn: Bill to assist Telemark Lodge redevelopment clears Assembly.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly passes massive landlord-tenant bill.
4:41am
Daily Reporter. Assembly OKs bill resurrecting conservation corps program.
4:41am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly approves bill providing less class time.
4:34am
Fox 6. Assembly approves bill legalizing lemonade stands.
4:34am
Daily Reporter. Assembly voting on bill reducing union influence over worker's comp policy.

Legislative

3:23pm
LFB. Memo on excise taxes and fees.
2:06pm
WDVA. Veteran workers targeted as key to $6.8 million talent attraction initiative.
12:17pm
Rep. Hintz. Assembly Democrats pull names from bill. Letter to Senate and Assembly Chief Clerks.
12:05pm
Transportation Development Association. Statement on State of Wisconsin transportation.
5:21am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Kicking us when we are down.

5:54am
Fox 6. MADD supports legislation calling for ignition interlocks for all drivers: 'The only thing that stops them.'
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats criticize Manufacturing and Agriculture Tax Credit.
4:51am
WKBT. Assembly speaker open to Walker health insurance changes.
4:48am
Cap Times. Fitzgerald looks to reclassify positions to bump former GAB employees from Ethics, Elections commissions.
4:47am
Cap Times. Kewaskum conservative Jesse Kremer will not seek re-election. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

State Agencies

1:47pm
WI Land+Water. Applauds unanimous adoption of NR 151 revisions by the Natural Resources Board.
1:08pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
11:19am
Clean Wisconsin. Statement on approved manure spreading protections. Fact Sheet.
6:01am
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin ranks in top 5 nationally for decline in year-over-year unemployment rate.

1:22pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Preventing 'brown water events' in Wisconsin not a done deal.
11:33am
Fox 11. NRB approves changes to manure rules.
5:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. State DOT selects Naval engineer to fill new inspector general position.
5:14am
Milwaukee Biz Times. WEDC awards $500,000 in entrepreneurship grants.

Economy/Business

1:39pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GDP grew at 3.2% rate in third quarter.
5:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin residents may not feel impacts of Trump's solar tariff.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Impact in Wisconsin is unknown as Kimberly-Clark cuts jobs, closes plants. WBAY.
4:43am
Badger Herald. Panel explores potential for clean energy jobs in Wisconsin.

Statewide

9:13am
American Lung Association. Wisconsin falling behind in efforts to reduce tobacco use, save lives, new American Lung Association report finds. Fact Sheet. Wisconsin Report Card.

2:04pm
Florida Times-Union. NTSB says it's investigating crash of Tesla on freeway.

Courts

4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear case of former Marquette professor John McAdams.

Education

2:01pm
UW-Stout. Water ski team members help promote Polar Plunge.
11:22am
UW-Stout. Discovery Center receives $50,000 entrepreneurship grant.
9:17am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Wisconsin school finance system ranks high on adequacy, equity.

5:15am
Janesville Gazette. Chancellor: UW-Rock County, UW-Whitewater merger moving along.

Local

3:26pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Resolution keeps Schulz Aquatic Center open.

5:50am
WFRV. Back Forty Mine protesters fear environmental impacts of mine during public comment.

Congress

1:09pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Opposes nomination of Alex Azar to be Health and Human Services secretary.
10:18am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Applauds hearing on the nomination of Judge Michael Brennan.

5:17am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. MoveOn.org rips Tammy Baldwin for 'flip-flop' on vote to reopen government.
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate committee sets hearing for Milwaukee nominee for federal appeals court.
4:38am
The Hill. GOP senator claims to have informant alleging secret anti-Trump meetings. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:36am
Politico. Immigration talks quickly hit a wall.
4:36am
Reuters. Democrats withdraw offer to fund Trump's border wall.

Politics

9:00am
Grover for 92nd Assembly. Launches Assembly campaign to strengthen rural Wisconsin.

10:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson distances himself from Steve Bannon in radio interview.
6:25am
Cap Times. Fight for the fist: Randy Bryce and Cathy Myers duke it out for a title shot against Paul Ryan.
6:17am
The Hill. GOP faces brutal Senate primary in Wisconsin.

Tuesday January 23, 2018

Governor

5:16pm
Gov. Walker. Watch Gov. Walker deliver the 2018 State of the State Address live.
11:07am
Gov. Walker. Discusses Health Care Stability Plan at Stoughton Hospital. 

1:58pm
Cap Times. Ahead of 2018 re-election bid, Scott Walker to give State of the State address Wednesday.

Senate Floor Session

5:40pm
Sen. Vukmir. Senate passes bill to save Wisconsinite's hard-earned money for prescription medications.
5:38pm
Sen. Cowles. Senate passes bill to save our pets in emergency situations.
5:25pm
Sen. Testin, Rep. Edming. Work to eliminate fees for student entrepreneurs.
5:22pm
Sen. Johnson. Bipartisan 'Green Alert' bill passes state Senate.
5:18pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Fitzgerald's "hatchet job" cuts off heads.
5:15pm
Sen. Carpenter. Packer Jerry Kramer belongs in Pro Football Hall of Fame!
3:27pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Leading on Lead bill sent to the governor's desk.
3:26pm
Sen. Cowles. Leading on Lead Act reaches final passage.
3:25pm
WISPIRG. Passage of "Leading on Lead" bill a win for public health.
3:24pm
Sen. Ringhand. Senate Republicans rigging state elections and ethics panels.
3:06pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Another body blow to democracy and transparency in Wisconsin in the state Senate today.
2:44pm
Sen. Shilling. Senate Republicans throw elections into chaos.

2:46pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate votes to force out state Ethics and Elections leaders.

Assembly Floor Session

5:54pm
Rep. Hutton. Statement on Assembly passage of the BASE Act.
5:53pm
Rep. Spiros. Bills pass Assembly and Senate.
5:41pm
Sen. Cowles. Assembly votes to protect children from neglect.
5:37pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Two bills pass Assembly.
5:29pm
Rep. Subeck. Republicans pass giveaway to wealthy developers and rental industry at the expense of local communities.
5:26pm
AG Schimel. Applauds Wisconsin Assembly for passage of child neglect bill.
5:24pm
Rep. Kerkman. Audit requirement bill passes Assembly, Senate passage anticipated.
5:17pm
Reps. Katsma, Goyke. State Assembly passes sheriff sale fairness legislation.
2:58pm
MacIver Institute, Americans for Prosperity. Ask Legislature to rethink move to resurrect new deal Conservation Corps.

Legislative

5:52pm
Rep. Krug. Heart of Wisconsin Community Incubator to receive WEDC grant.
5:39pm
Rep. Steineke. Thanking Rep. Kremer for service to Assembly.
5:28pm
Rep. Taylor. GOP's big moneyed friends continue to benefit from tax giveaways on the backs of working families.
2:59pm
WMC. Manufacturing & Agriculture Tax Credit crucial to middle class job expansion.
2:39pm
Rep. Riemer. Statement on Governor Walker's plan to weaken protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
1:41pm
Rep. Kremer. To return to the private sector.
1:33pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement opposing Assembly Bill 308 and Senate Bill 235.
1:10pm
Sen-elect Schachtner. Announces district swearing-in.
1:04pm
Rep. Anderson. End Walker's Man & Ag Tax Credit.
12:46pm
Rep. Nygren. Oconto County Economic Development Corporation awarded WEDC grant.
11:45am
Rep. Hintz. New LFB memo details high cost of Gov. Walker's millionaire tax credit.  LFB Memo. LFB Table.
5:10am
Wisconsin Ethics Commission. Request for investigation Brian Bell - preliminary findings of fact and conclusions. Report (redacted).  Exhibits (redacted).
5:05am
Wisconsin Ethics Commission Administrator Bell. Memo regarding questions prior to confirmation vote.

2:48pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Conservative lawmaker announces he won't seek re-election.
1:02pm
Beloit Daily News. Memo: Tax credit cost state $262.1 million last fiscal year.
11:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Dems get innovative in effort to restore net neutrality rules.
10:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin bill would help landlords by limiting inspections, making some evictions easier.
10:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Hours before Senate vote on his future, Ethics report says administrator acted properly, impartially.
4:56am
Beloit Daily News. Assembly to vote on schools providing less class time.
4:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate could vote Tuesday to fire ethics, elections heads.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. On eve of confirmation vote, Wisconsin Ethics Commission issues report clearing its leader's name.
4:47am
WISC. Senate to vote on bills lowering minimum lifeguard age, water ski spotters, lead pipes.
4:45am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly to vote on resurrecting Conservation Corps program.

State Agencies

1:55pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservationists: Put human health before polluters.
1:11pm
OCI Commissioner Nickel. Announces successful conclusion of the rehabilitation of the Segregated Account of Ambac Assurance.
12:47pm
DNR. Weekly news.
11:10am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wealthy Walker donor's state forest project gets new life.
11:09am
WEDC. Awards 11 grants to support entrepreneurship programs throughout Wisconsin.

3:38pm
Waupaca Now. Renewed interest in Lakeview Manor.
12:51pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Higher park fees fill gap, but rush to add ATVs threatens other funding.
12:23pm
U.S. News & World Report. Board set to impose farm manure rules in eastern Wisconsin.

Economy/Business

12:01pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Wisconsin Economic Forecast supports Gov. Walker's initiatives.

11:59am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Kimberly-Clark, Fox Cities' third-largest employer, to cut up to 5,500 jobs, close 10 plants globally.
5:34am
Sheboygan Press. Should 'USDA Organic' seal require better animal welfare standards? Farm industry is divided.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Economists give high marks to Madison's economy, but say Wisconsin's growth lags.
4:47am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin farmers organizations join group to support NAFTA.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walmart details wage boost, cash bonuses, parental benefits for Wisconsin employees.

Environment/Outdoors

5:01am
WAOW. Whitetail buck with CWD killed in northeast Lincoln County.
4:56am
Janesville Gazette. Nitrates rise in Rock County water, making issue a priority.

Statewide

4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. SSM Health, Ascension want to make own pharmaceuticals to avoid shortages, price gouging.

Courts

9:59am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Jerome Movrich v. David J. Lobermeier.
9:56am
District I Court of Appeals. Milwaukee Academy v. DCF.

5:01am
WKOW. DOJ tries to get lawsuit dropped against Tomah VA.
5:00am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling favors ex-Manitowoc Company employee.
4:51am
Bloomberg. Pennsylvania's Supreme Court orders congressional districts redrawn.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin tribe sues federal government over Aquila mine in Michigan's UP.

Education

3:02pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Obama-era education department policy hurts Wisconsin students.
1:03pm
UW-Stout. Alumnus managing new downtown hotel next to campus.
10:52am
Marquette University. Marquette Theatre will present 'Student Body.'
10:51am
UW-Platteville. Grandin selected as distinguished lecturer.
10:49am
UW-Platteville. Contributes to major NASA work.
10:46am
DPI. Blue Ribbon School nominees named.

Local

5:27pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in ten arrests.
2:40pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Open letter to the Sauk County Board on redistricting.

4:58am
Daily Reporter. Proposal would require lead pipe replacement for certain city-owned properties.
4:55am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Woodman's fights its tax bill.

Congress

5:21pm
WMC. Supports confirmation of Michael Brennan to U.S. Court of Appeals.
5:20pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Judicial advocates raise red flags on eve of U.S. Senate hearing on nomination of Michael Brennan to 7th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.
3:39pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. House Rural Broadband Caucus to president: Include dedicated broadband funding in infrastructure proposal.
1:05pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Collins. Praise singage of bipartisan Raise Family Caregivers Act.
10:48am

Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Senator Johnson reveals new FBI text messages.


12:25pm
The Hill. GOP senator releases additional messages from FBI agent removed from Mueller probe.
4:57am
Cap Times. Congress: Why are university scientists accused of sexual harassment getting federal funding?

Politics

2:04pm
RPW. ICYMI: Michael Screnock is the only candidate running who will respect the Constitution and rule of law.
1:31pm
Anderson for Governor. Walker wants millions to bail out Obamacare.
12:29pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Listen to Reince Priebus on why he's endorsing Leah Vukmir.
11:48am
Wachs for Governor. Challenges Gov. Walker's record on jobs and the economy.
11:37am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Calls on Sen. Baldwin to advance Brennan judicial nomination.
9:58am
Walker for Governor. In the news: Gov. Walker rallies grassroots activists with statewide field office grand openings tour.
5:11am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Clear choice for Supreme Court after FedSoc forum.
5:07am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Statement on stopgap funding bill.

11:12am
River Falls Journal. Evers leans on experience in challenge to Walker.
4:49am
La Crosse Tribune. Supreme Court candidates battle over role of personal views, and with each other.
4:46am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Supreme Court race seen as test for partisans.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court debate marked by personal, partisan attacks.

Monday January 22, 2018

Governor

2:18pm
AARP. Thanks governor for seeking permanent waiver for SeniorCare.
2:17pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Walker shift on health care not enough to undo damage from years of sabotage.
11:24am
Survival Coalition. Supports state projections for people with people with pre-existing conditions, concerned with provision allowing health plans to charge sick people more.
8:37am
Gov. Walker. Attends 55th Country Cat World Championship Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River.
5:43am
Gov. Walker. Proposes Health Care Stability Plan to stabilize premiums for Wisconsin ites on Obamacare.
5:42am
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on Governor Walker's re-election health care plan.

2:13pm
SWNews4U. Editorial: Remember it all.
5:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker calls for pre-existing condition guarantee.
5:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker proposes plan to prop up Obamacare marketplace.
5:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker, in turnabout, moves to stabilize insurance market.
5:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants $200 million to strengthen Obamacare and hold down premiums.
5:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker won't say if he wants to oust state ethics and elections chiefs.
5:07am
Fox 6. Opioid abuse: AG says new executive orders do better job of treating drug addiction as disease.
5:03am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker signs orders on opioids.

Legislative

4:41pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Haas. Letter to Sen. Tiffancy regarding recent press release.
4:23pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Thomsen calls on Wisconsin Senate to confirm Haas.
3:39pm
Sen. Larson, Rep. Brostoff. Call for Senate to vote to confirm Ethics Commission and Elections Commission administrators.
2:21pm
AG Schimel. Response to January 17 letter.
2:16pm
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Friday.
2:15pm
Sen. Larson. Calls for passage of Senate Joint Resolution 11.

2:37pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge: Wisconsin lawmaker should have provided electronic copies of open records.
10:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate set to vote on ethics, elections leaders.
5:18am
Fox 6. 'We don't have any more room:' State rep. says prison overcrowding costing you thousands a day, millions a year.
5:17am
Cap Times. Haas says he's "absolutely" a scapegoat for the Government Accountability Board.
5:15am
McClatchy DC. Grant could help Wisconsin farmers donate extra produce.
5:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Millions more for school districts under Assembly bills.
5:09am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Editorial: Bring back Wisconsin Conservation Corps.
5:08am
Cap Times. Democrats to propose net neutrality rules at state level.

State Agencies

2:25pm
DNR. First CWD detection in Lincoln County will result in baiting and feeding ban in Lincoln and Langlade Counties.
2:24pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Hosts first ever legislative day at the Capitol.
10:28am
DMA. Annual SIMCOM exercise to take place in Dane county 6-8 February.
8:40am
DHS. Wisconsin cases identified in multistate salmonella outbreak.
8:38am
ETF. Ellinger to step down from director post.

2:48pm
River Falls Journal. Mental health issues, meth dominate AG discussion in Hudson.
2:42pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DNR resurrects bike trail and bridge backed by Elizabeth Uihlein, a key supporter of Scott Walker.
5:03am
WEAU. Wisconsin State Patrol officers now equipped/trained to administer Narcan.

Economy/Business

3:13pm
M-WERC. Opens office on UW-Madison campus.

8:54am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn will continue to make news in 2018.
5:40am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn picks Gilbane as general contractor.

Statewide

2:32pm
PRWeb. NeuroPointDX announces validation of first-generation autism diagnostic panel.
2:28pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Energy from Women's March continues in 2018.
11:22am
Xcel Energy. Is prepared during winter storm and offers tips for staying safe.
10:24am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Over 60 million lives lost since Roe v. Wade.
10:21am
WRA. December 2017 Home Sales Report.

10:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. County, state sales tax revenues rise in 2017.
5:18am
Wisconsin Watch. Long-time judge: Some 'independent' doctors routinely rule against injured workers.
5:05am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin union membership grew by 11,000 in 2017.
5:02am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsin flu outbreak upgraded to severe by CDC. Fox 6.

Courts

2:45pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear McAdams v. Marquette.

Education

5:53pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Celebrates National School Choice Week.
2:19pm
UW-Stout. Student to attend national women's construction conference.

10:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Central Wisconsin schools struggle with mental health problems, bullying.
5:39am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Racine Unified doesn't need a lobbyist.
5:10am
Racine Journal Times. Parkside, Gateway support state's new workforce initiative.

Local

4:28pm
Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division. Light & Unite Red uses pop-culture to shatter myths, empower teens with facts.
10:42am
Greater Whitewater Committee. City of Whitewater signs as DWS title sponsor for sixth year.
10:29am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Madison Food Policy Council announces 2018 SEED Grants cycle.

5:36am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. 2 agencies aiding the homeless reel from loss of federal funding.
5:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Prosecutor clears deputy in eighth-graders's death.
5:12am
Janesville Gazette. Report: Janesville area outranks other Wisconsin small cities in jobs, wages.

Congress

3:15pm
RPW. Sen. Baldwin & Senate Democrats retreat from Schumer shutdown strategy.
2:29pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Nomination of Michael Brennan to Seventh Circuit Court of Federal Appeals scheduled for hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee.
2:27pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on the Senate vote for a four-week funding bill.
2:23pm
Liegeois for 8th Congress. Statement on reopening of federal government.
8:43am
RPW. Senator Tammy Baldwin votes in favor of shutting down the government.
8:43am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Releases statement on government shutdown.
8:41am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Statement on federal shutdown.
8:41am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on the Senate vote for a four-week funding bill.
8:35am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on the Trump shutdown.
8:35am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Leads members of Congress in calling for release of journalists detained in Burma.

3:17pm
Reuters. Senators strike deal to end government shutdown.
10:44am
Bloomberg. Democrats seek stronger pledge before noon vote: Shutdown update.
5:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison, Wisconsin National Guard face challenges in federal government shutdown.
5:34am
WXOW. Legislators point fingers in reaction to government shutdown.
5:25am
WTMJ. How the government shutdown impacts Wisconsin.
5:23am
Cap Times. Ron Johnson will donate shutdown pay to Oshkosh Boys and Girls Club.
5:21am
WKOW. Officials: 750 WI Guard members to be furloughed during government shutdown.
5:20am
Politico. Congress stuck in shutdown stalemate.
5:14am
Washington Post. FBI did not save officials' texts during key period in Trump probe, senator says.
5:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. In Milwaukee, hundreds rally to protest a Republican-controlled Congress.

Politics

2:39pm
Sortwell for 2nd Assembly. Declares candidacy.
2:35pm
Wachs for Governor. Responds to Walker's campaign stunts, says Wisconsin remembers the last seven years.
2:21pm
RPW. ICYMI: Led by Scott Walker, Wisconsin Republicans rally ahead of 2018 election.
2:20pm
RPW. Union boss Mahlon Mitchell's political slush fund exposed.
10:25am
RPW. President Trump delivers for Wisconsin families.
10:24am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Gov. Walker proposes bold reforms to stabilize health care for hard-working Wisconsin families.
8:48am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Releases first ad in Wisconsin Supreme Court campaign.
8:47am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Releases statement on Ryan's pay to play scheme.
8:46am
Barnes for Lieutenant Governor. Hires Justin Bielinski as campaign manager in race for Lieutenant Governor.
8:44am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Speaker Ryan says he'll pressure Senate to restrict women's reproductive rights.
8:42am
DPW. Response to the government shutdown.
8:39am
DPW. Vukmir: Cutting Medicaid is "responsible, actually compasionate."
8:23am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Reince Preibus endorses.

10:47am
The Hill. Priebus backs Vukmir in Wisconsin GOP primary.
10:45am
Beloit Daily News. Dallet releases first TV ad in Wisconsin Supreme Court race.
8:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republicans hear a blunt election warning from ex-governor Tommy Thompson.
8:49am
McClatchy DC. House progressives readying plan to influence primaries.
5:33am
Sheboygan Press. Gov. Scott Walker, seeking third term, touts accomplishments in Sheboygan.
5:20am
The Hill. Why Democrats keep winning special elections.
5:19am
WTMJ. House Speaker Ryan remains non-committal about re-election.
5:11am
WXOW. GOP members hear from Republican candidates.
5:04am
River Falls Journal. Flynn says he'll get 'aggressive' in governor's bid.
4:59am
Baraboo News Republic. State Supreme Court candidate brings progressive message to Baraboo.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates spar over 'rule of law' comments.

Friday January 19, 2018

Governor

4:17pm
Task Force on Opioid Abuse. What they're saying about today's recommendations from the co-chairs.
3:44pm
Rep. Nygren. Governor Walker announces executive orders aimed at continued fight on opioid epidemic.
2:25pm
State Public Defender. Statement regarding today's opioid-related actions.
1:18pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Commends Governor Walker, Lt. Govenor Kleefisch & Rep. Nygren for today's comprehensive opioid package announcement.
11:43am
Wisconsin Medical Society. President lauds continued collaboration with policymakers.
11:38am
Gov. Walker. Highlights historic K-12 education investments at Wisconsin Association of School Boards' State Education Convention.
11:00am
Rep. Kremer. Governor Walker champions welfare reform legislation.
10:25am
Survival Coalition. To prevent unintended consequences, people with disabilities must be at the table for welfare reform debate.
10:23am
Gov. Walker. Takes additional action to fight opioid crisis. Executive Order #273. Executive Order #274

1:27pm
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker to issue 2 executive orders to fight opioid abuse.
1:23pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker touts more funding for K-12 schools ahead of state of the state speech.
6:04am
WKOW. Opioid abuse the focus of state, federal announcements.
5:04am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker, Republicans call for new welfare work requirements in Wisconsin.
5:03am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Gov. Scott Walker: Welfare reforms meant to boost Wisconsin's workforce. WFRV.
4:55am
WIZM. Shilling says Gov. Walker's call for special session a political ploy.
4:53am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker talks welfare reform during Chippewa Valley visit.

Legislative

3:32pm
Sen. Tiffany. Questions for Ethics and Elections administrators prior to confirmation vote.
3:26pm
AG Schimel. Applauds Governor Walker's and Legislature's continued commitment to fighting Wisconsin's drug epidemic.
3:08pm
Sen. Vukmir. And Nygren lead efforts to combat the opioid epidemic.
2:38pm
Assembly Democrats. Letter to Wisconsin Congressional delegation regarding DREAM act.
1:17pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Sponsors bill to fight opioid crisis.
11:10am
Rep. Allen. Statement on legislation aimed at overturning Citizens United.
10:42am
Rep. Snyder. Joins fight against opioid addiction.

3:21pm
U.S. News & World Report. Senate schedules confirmation votes on Bell, Haas.
6:04am
WQOW. Foster care bill would help more students afford college.
4:56am
WBAY. Standard Pre-Owned case inspires effort to change law.
4:54am
Jackson County Chronicle. Local schools welcome low-spending, sparsity changes.
4:50am
The Hill. Gun control advocates see opportunities in states.

State Agencies

4:17pm
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Sheboygan and Kewaunee Counties.
1:42pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Jan. 22-28.
11:42am
DATCP. Weinke's Market recalls jams and jellies due to undeclared allergen on label.
11:01am
DSPS. Meetings, week of January 22.
10:41am
DATCP. New testing required for swine moving in and into Wisconsin.
6:05am
DNR. Outdoor Report. 

4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ethics, Elections heads take different paths to try and save jobs.

Economy/Business

11:57am
M-WERC. Report says energy and control sector set to grow.

5:02am
NBC 15. Madison ruled out for Amazon's second headquarters.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin December unemployment rate dips to 3.0%, matching lowest rate on record.
4:58am
Milwaukee Biz Times. WEDC, Walker letters made case for Wisconsin as Amazon HQ2 site. Milwaukee Business Journal.

Statewide

11:02am
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene. Rate of fatal worker injuries remains constant in Wisconsin in 2016.
10:35am
PDPW. Dairy farmers and agribusiness bring magic to dairy from around the nation.

1:23pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. State report: Suicide, involuntary psychiatric hospitalizations increasing among Wisconsin youths.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Western Wisconsin providers praise new multi-state nursing agreement.
4:51am
WISN. Wisconsin's flu status about to be upgraded to severe.

Courts

9:28am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. The Manitowoc Company v. John M. Lanning.
9:27am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Diamond J. Arberry.
9:26am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Michael Leslie Cummings.

5:00am
Bloomberg. U.S. Supreme Court halts redrawing of North Carolina voting map.

Education

1:14pm
UW-Madison. Bio-renewable process could help 'green' plastic.
1:13pm
DPI. Madison East teacher named Global Educator of the Year.
9:25am
UW-Madison. Students give UW high marks for encouraging critical thinking, leadership.

5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison announces pay increases.

Local

11:39am
Milwaukee Adl. Bauman. Legislation seeks lead service line replacement for city-owned properties.
10:39am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Names Charlie Romines Madison Streets Superintendent.

5:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tension builds between tribe and law enforcement after Bad River teen's death.
5:16am
WTMJ. Emails show Mayor Barrett, Common Council knew about lead testing issue.

Congress

3:08pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Partners with The Weather Channel to promote severe weather preparedness.
11:00am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Protects newborns by ensuring they receive life-saving care.
10:42am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Votes to protect abortion survivors.

9:41am
The Hill. GOP Sen: Durbin threw 'hand grenade' into shutdown talks by confirming 's---hole' remark.
5:14am
WKBT. Sen. Baldwin seeking update to federal program helping insure farmers against price changes.
4:57am
Reuters. House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts.

Politics

2:24pm
Palzewicz for 5th Congress. Statement on possible government shutdown.
1:42pm
One Wisconsin Now. Joins progressives across the nation standing up for comprehensive reproductive health care for women.
12:25pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Endorses Michael Screnock for state Suprme Court. 
11:57am
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. ICYMI: Dallet for Justice offers disappointing response to "standing while black" decision.
11:35am
Wachs for Governor. Called on Gov. Walker and AG Schimel to sue big pharma over misleading opioid marketing.
10:40am
One Wisconsin Now. Team Michael Screnock = Team Scott Walker. 

1:28pm
Politico. Giant labor-backed group plans $70M midterm blitz.
1:26pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican Eric Hovde: Democratic upset in legislative race 'factors in' to whether to join U.S. Senate fray.
12:27pm
Daily Reporter. Senate race seen as proxy battle between union, non-union groups.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate was blistered for ruling in 'standing while black' case.
4:55am
Cap Times. Democratic candidates for Wisconsin governor advocate for sweeping criminal justice reform.
4:51am
Fox 6. House Speaker Paul Ryan boasts $10 million on hand for 2018 campaign.
4:50am
The Hill. Ryan announces record fundraising in 2017, transfers $32M to NRCC.

Thursday January 18, 2018

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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