Thursday January 27, 2022 - Updated 10:40am

Legislative

10:20am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Gov. Evers Must Veto “Riot Bill”
9:46am
Sen. Jacque. Again selected as national bipartisan group of conservation lawmakers' Wisconsin lead.
9:38am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Republicans Double Down on Banning Abortion by Advancing Texas Inspired Ban
9:29am
Reps. Macco, Wittke. Conservative Fiscal Responsibility Leads to Unprecedented Surplus
9:28am
Rep. Shelton. On Medical Marijuana Bill

State Agencies

9:41am
WEDC. Mayville business wins Main Street Makeover Contest
9:27am
DNR. Virtual CWD Response Plan Review Committee Meeting Feb. 3

Economy/Business

9:43am
Alliant Energy. Named a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality”

Courts

9:34am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. Devin LeMahieu.
9:30am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Teigen v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.

Education

9:41am
UW-Stout. JUMPSTART: Scotland invites first-year students to precollege experience
9:40am
UW-Eau Claire. Virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration set for Feb. 2
9:32am
Marquette University. New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump and DeSantis drawing similar support, but each trailing Biden in possible 2024 presidential matchups; election confidence, COVID topics also surveyed
9:28am
UW-Milwaukee. Work starts on new chemistry building

Local

10:40am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Now Accepting Applications for 2022 Partners in Equity Food Grant Program
9:31am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on the Shooting of a Milwaukee County Sheriff Deputy

Wednesday January 26, 2022

Senate Floor Session

3:55pm
Rep. Knodl. Applauds Senate Passage of Convention of the States Resolution
9:56am
Rep. Wichgers.  Applauds Senate Passage of AB 411 to Ban Critical Race Theory
8:48am
Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Statement on the Senate Passing AB 411
8:46am
Sen. Wanggaard. Sends five public safety bills to governor.
8:31am
WAFCA. Passage of Assembly Bill 686 – Licensing Requirements for Master’s Level Social Workers
8:31am
DOT. Secretary Craig Thompson, State Patrol Superintendent statement on new State Patrol contract

Assembly Floor Session

3:55pm
Rep. Penterman.   Bill to Fund the Police Passes the Assembly
12:41pm
Rep. Callahan.  State Assembly Passes Six Callahan-Authored Proposals
10:59am
Rep. Krug.  Assists with passage of Law Enforcement package in State Assembly
10:53am
Rep. Gundrum.  Getting tougher on crime.
9:55am
Rep Vorpagel. Votes to Hold Criminals Accountable and Support Law Enforcement
9:53am
Rep. Plumer.  Votes to Support Law Enforcement
9:44am
Sen. Jacque. Public safety package clears Assembly.
8:49am
Rep. Dallman.  Votes for Law Enforcement Package
8:47am
Rep. Armstrong. Assembly Passes Environmental Rehabilitation TID Bil
8:44am
Rep. Snodgrass. Assembly Democrats Prioritize Sustainable, Long Term Investment in Community Safety and Law Enforcement
8:43am
Rep. Baldeh. Democrats Offer Real Solutions on Public Safety
8:41am
Rep. Conley. Statement on Funding Local Governments and Reducing Violent Crime
8:41am
Rep. Spiros. Votes to Support and Honor Law Enforcement
8:40am
Rep. Considine. Statement on Assembly Floor Session
8:39am
Rep. Jessie Rodriguez. Stands with Law Enforcement
8:38am
Rep. Steineke. Votes for ‘Pro-Cop Wisconsin’ Campaign
8:37am
Rep. Born. Bill to Increase Correctional Officer Pay Passes State Assembly
8:36am
Rep. Krug. Bill Prohibiting Discrimination Based on COVID-19 Vaccination Status Passes inthe Assembly
8:35am
Rep. Schraa. Protecting Public Safety Professionals
8:33am
Speaker Vos. Tough on Crime Bill Passes Assembly
8:31am
Rep. Shankland. Honors Amherst Fire Chief Voss and Assistant Chief Swan with Wisconsin State Assembly “Hometown Heroes” Award

Legislative

4:54pm
Rep. Allen.  The Help Not Harm Act.
4:53pm
Sen. Marklein. Listening Sessions for Residents of the 17th Senate District, 49th & 51st Assembly Districts Scheduled
2:50pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Court Hearing Reveals Shocking Lack of Oversight of Republicans’ Costly Sham Election Review
12:07pm
Sen. Felzkowski.  Introduces medical marijuana legislation.
10:57am
Reps. Pope, Considine; Sens. Erpenbach, Bewley, Larson. Over $200 million in public school aid siphoned by voucher and independent charter schools.
10:50am
Sen. Erpenbach.  Statement on GOP Medical Cannabis Bill
9:52am
LAB. Report 22-2: Electronics and Information Technology Manufacturing Zone Program
9:51am
Sen. Agard.  Responds to GOP Medical Marijuana Bill
8:32am
Sen. Stroebel. Projections for historic surplus must be put into context

State Agencies

4:51pm
DNR. To Host Virtual Public Meeting On CWD Detection In Vilas County On Feb. 9
3:54pm
WEDC. Fresh starts fuel Wisconsin’s construction workforce
12:05pm
DHS, DATCP. Highlight COVID-19 Testing Integrity
12:04pm
DWD. December Local Employment and Unemployment Data Released
9:47am
DFI. Announces Top Investor Threats for 2022
9:41am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Osseo Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
9:40am
DNR. Help Protect Wisconsin’s Endangered ResourcesThis Tax Season

Economy/Business

10:52am
Wisconsin Technology Council.  More women entering, writing winning plans in Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest

Statewide

4:51pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Event Keeps Farmers Connected to Capitol
10:55am
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wisconsin. Distribute 450,000 Cost Free N95 Masks Statewide
9:39am
Attolles Law, s.c. Opens to Best Serve the Needs of Wisconsin Counties, School Districts and Public Entities
9:22am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities.  Mayor Bablick Appointed to League of Wisconsin Municipalities Board

Courts

12:39pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Teigen v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Emergency motion to vacate stay.
12:38pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court.  Teigen v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Emergency petition for bypass.
12:37pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court.  Teigen v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Combined memo in support of emergency motion to vacate stay and emergency petition for bypass.
12:36pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Teigen v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Appendix to petition for bypass.
10:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Octavia W. Dodson.
10:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab, LLC v. DWD.
9:20am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to Take Challenge to Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes

Education

4:53pm
UW-Madison. Current anti-COVID pills work well against omicron, but antibody drugs are less effective
2:50pm
UW-Whitewater. U.S. News names UW-Whitewater Online programs among the best in the nation for 2022
2:49pm
UW-Whitewater.  Fairhaven Lecture Series to offer "American Profiles."
2:39pm
UW-Stout. Minnesota student and alum discover home away from home, polytechnic fit
12:03pm
UW-Eau Claire. Ninth annual Jig’s Up Blugold ice fishing contest set for Feb. 12
10:41am
UW-Platteville. Spring Engineering Seminar Series announced, kicks off with 'Traffic management for Super Bowl'
10:40am
UW-Platteville. Best-selling authors slated as keynote speakers at March 19 Early Childcare Conference
8:50am
UW-Madison. National science organization AAAS grants fellowship status to 13 from UW
8:31am
Marquette University. New Marquette Law School Poll national survey finds majority of public opposed to overturning Roe v. Wade, yet closely divided on 15-week abortion limit
8:31am
UW-Stevens Point. Window into water quality opens for UW-Stevens Point student

Local

4:52pm
Brown County Exec. Streckenbach. Announces 2022 as Year of Pals Mentorship
3:50pm
Racine Public Health. COVID-19 Testing At Festival Hall Extended Into February
12:34pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas.  Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputy Shot Following Traffic Stop in Milwaukee
12:32pm
River Alliance of Wisconsin. Eau Claire and La Crosse County Voters Will Vote for “Clean Water Now”
11:12am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Face Covering Order Extended Amid Continued Surge in COVID Cases & Hospitalizations

Congress

3:51pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Spotlights Fast-Acting Vitamin D

Tuesday January 25, 2022

Senate Floor Session

4:46pm
Sen. Ballweg.  Bills advance.
4:30pm
Sen. Smith.  Democrats Ready and Willing to Work for Wisconsinites
3:57pm
Sen. Jacque. Senate clears bill protecting vulnerable adults.
3:40pm
Sen. Jacque. "Heroes for Healthcare" on to governor.
3:34pm
Sen. Jacque. Bill increasing access to mental healthcare heads to governor.
3:33pm
Sen. Agard.  Republicans Vote Against Cannabis Legalization
3:32pm
Various WI Ag Groups. Senate bill would encourage improved water quality
2:26pm
Sen. Jacque, Rep. Sortwell.  "Dillon's Law 2.0" head to governor.
2:23pm
Sen. Bradley. Resolution to Keep 9 Supreme Court Justices Passes Senate
2:21pm
Sen. Testin. Bill to Expand Access to Quality Health Care Passes State Senate

Assembly Floor Session

4:49pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Three Bills Head to Governor’s Desk

Legislative

4:47pm
Rep. Neubauer.  New Revenue Projections Indicate Strong Economic Recovery
4:29pm
Rep. Plumer. Statement on Projected Surplus
4:27pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Positive Revenue Numbers
2:24pm
Sen. Cowles.  Bills on Clean Water Pass Senate
2:22pm
Sen. Larson. Open records regarding Wisconsin’s fake electors suggest Congressman Scott Fitzgerald played significant role in trying to overturn a free and fair election
2:18pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Record Budget Surplus
11:27am
Sen. LeMahieu. Statement on Revised State Revenue Estimates
11:21am
LFB. Revenue estimates.
11:20am
LFB. Update on K-12 Maintenance of Effort and Maintenance of Equity Requirements Under Federal Coronavirus Acts
11:12am
Statement on Revised Revenue Projections
10:47am
Sen. Larson, Rep. Emerson. Introduce legislation to improve transparency in private education funding
9:27am
Various Organizations. Coalition memo opposing AB 392/SB 838.

State Agencies

2:19pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Conducts cold weather sustainment at Michigan’s Winter Strike
12:00pm
WHEDA. Demand for state and federal affordable housing tax credits continues to outpace allocations
10:46am
DWD. Upgrade Enables Online Filing for Civil Rights Complaints
9:19am
DNR. Jan. 26 NRB Meeting Now Virtual

Economy/Business

2:21pm
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers.  Seven Likely Reasons Intel Skipped Over Wisconsin? Hint. Think Property Taxes.
9:45am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Diverse group of judges, investors to screen entries for 2022 Governor’s Business Plan Contest
9:24am
WEC Energy Group. Announces hydrogen power pilot program

Statewide

2:54pm
Wisconsin Wetlands Association. Celebrate Wetlands at the Wetland Science Conference February 15-17
9:28am
AARP Wisconsin. Now accepting 2022 Community Challenge Grant applications

Courts

9:19am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Commends Stay on Absentee Ballot Return Restrictions

Education

5:22pm
Marquette University. Alumna gives $2 million to bolster distinctive Les Aspin Center for Government in Washington, D.C.
11:59am
UW-Eau Claire. To host vaccine clinic Friday, Jan. 28, at Haas Fine Arts Center
11:26am
Marquette University. Physics professor receives NSF CAREER Award
10:45am
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. Thompson Center Announces Student Leadership Scholarships
9:44am
UW-Madison. UW alum helped pack James Webb telescope for space travel
9:24am
UW-Eau Claire. UW MBA Consortium remains top Upper Midwest program in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 rankings

Local

2:51pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. (Updated) Milwaukee County Receives 575,000 N-95 Masks from Evers Administration
9:16am
Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. To consider policy authorizing the Milwaukee Police Department to tow unregistered vehicles engaged in reckless driving.

Congress

3:30pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Leads Letter on National Shortage of Monoclonal Antibody Treatments
12:46pm
Customers First. Electric Wire, Episode 21 - A second wind: Recycling wind turbine blades.
9:23am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. To Martha MacCallum: The Situation in Ukraine is "About to Get Much Worse"
9:22am
U.S, Rep. Gallagher. We Need Full Investigation Into Fauci & Collins' Efforts to Sweep Lab Leak Hypothesis Under the Rug

Monday January 24, 2022

Legislative

4:31pm
Rep. Goyke, Sen. Smith.  Restoring a Fair Share for all Local Governments
3:55pm
Rep. Subeck. Praises the Biden-Harris Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan
3:52pm
Senate Universities and Technical Colleges Democrats.  Unanimously Object to another Partisan So-Called “Report”
3:50pm
Rep. Callahan. Introduces Pro-Life Legislation LRB-4972
3:41pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Urges Support of The Wisconsin Heartbeat Act, LRB-4971/1 
3:40pm
Rep. Callahan. LRB-4972 Rep. Callahan. LRB-4972 Introduces Pro-Life Legislation
2:16pm
Rep. Dallman. Appointed to Assembly Special Committee on Trade and Supply Chain
2:14pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Opposition to AJR 54 / SJR 32
12:49pm
Rep. McGuire. Introduces Victim Support Legislation
11:57am
Rep. Neubauer. Legislative Democrats Introduce Criminal Justice Legislation
11:42am
 A Better Wisconsin Together. Michael Gableman’s Free Lunch: Sham Election Inquiry Bills Taxpayers for Over $1,000 in Meals in November 2021
9:01am
Rep. Neubauer.  State Unemployment Rate Reaches New Record Low
8:58am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. CNOW week of Jan. 24, 2022

State Agencies

11:41am
DOT. DMV offers information on obtaining a free ID to vote in the Spring Primary
11:40am
DNR. Angler Recruitment Grants Now Available
9:11am
DATCP. Designates Agriculture Enterprise Areas in Douglas, Buffalo Counties
9:10am
DNR. Awards Brownfields Grant To Monroe County

Economy/Business

12:01pm
Wisconsin Builders Association. Names Builder of the Year Award
9:59am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Wisconsin student entries welcome by Jan. 31 for 2022 Governor’s Business Plan Contest
9:28am
A Better Mount Pleasant. Conned again: Intel chooses Ohio over Mount Pleasant for $20 billion microchip factory.

Statewide

4:29pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Zillman to lead Marshfield Medical Center-Neillsville.
2:13pm
We Energies. Keep your family safe with these cold weather tips
2:12pm
RENEW Wisconsin. 2022 Summit Honors Clean Energy Leaders
10:38am
Institute for Reforming Government. Announces the Launch of IRG Action Fund
8:58am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Libby Sobic Named to BizTimes ‘Notable Women in Law” List

Courts

9:29am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. On ballot drop box decision: Voting should be accessible to all
9:04am
Disability Rights Wisconsin.  Disappointed Judge Ignores Barriers for Disabled Voters

Education

3:49pm
UW-Eau Claire. Extends indoor mask requirement to March 18
3:00pm
UW-River Falls.  Team again takes first at National Forage Bowl
2:15pm
UW-River Falls.  Professor, alumna receive UW System honors
2:09pm
School Choice Wisconsin. How the Milwaukee School Choice Program Inspired a National Movement
11:40am
UW-Eau Claire. Men, women often divide child care and house care tasks by attitudes rather than expectations, researcher says
11:39am
UW-Stout. Third-generation Holocaust survivor to share family’s story of escape in free event Jan. 26

Local

9:03am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas.  Remarks on the Violent Weekend in Milwaukee

Congress

2:17pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO.  Statement on Vice President Harris Milwaukee Visit
10:37am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Launches week of action to call on Senate to pass Build Back Better

Friday January 21, 2022

Legislative

4:32pm
Rep. Ramthun. Assembly Leadership Spreading Misinformation
2:58pm
Sen. Smith. Record Low Unemployment Rate Shows Evers’ Policies are Paying Off
2:56pm
Rep. Dittrich. A Warrior for School Choice
2:55pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. In Advance of Anniversary of Landmark Roe v. Wade Court Decision, Abortion Rights Preservation Act Introduced in Wisconsin
2:03pm
Rep. Gundrum. Applauds Passage of Assembly Bill 518
12:35pm
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on the Passing of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. President Cheryl A. Hickmon
12:26pm
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on Passage of GOP Gun Bills
12:25pm
Sen. Agard.   Supports Child Victims’ Act
11:19am
Rep. Subeck; Sens. Smith, Larson. 12 Years Later, the Destructive Effects of Citizens United are Unmistakable
10:01am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Talking Cows In the Capitol
9:28am
Rep. Stubbs. Continues to Fight for Universal Background Checks
9:27am
Rep. Vining. (Updated) Applauds Assembly Democratic Leader Rep. Greta Neubauer on Successful First Session
9:27am
Rep. Vorpagel. Votes to Protect Our Rights and Support Struggling Restaurant Industry
9:24am
Rep. Hebl. Voting Rights Bill is Our Last, Best Hope for a Sustained AmericanDemocracy
9:15am
LAB. Report 22-1: Fraud, Waste, and Mismanagement Hotline

State Agencies

2:57pm
DWD. BLS Releases State Level Job Opening and Labor Turnover Survey Data for November 2021
1:48pm
DOT. Frozen road law expands to entire state
1:45pm
DOC. MATC Celebrate Graduates, Growing Partnership
12:24pm
DOT. Announces 2021 Excellence in Construction Awards
11:20am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment On Potawatomi State Park Observation Tower
9:29am
WEDC. City of Park Falls receives $250,000 state grant to support redevelopment of downtown property
9:23am
DNR. Salt Awareness Week Jan. 24-28

Statewide

1:48pm
AARP Wisconsin. Calls for nursing homes to require booster shots for residents, staff

Education

4:28pm
UW-Eau Claire. Making the move to UW-Eau Claire pays off for women’s basketball players
4:27pm
UW System. Board of Regents selects Jay O. Rothman as next System President
1:49pm
UW-Eau Claire. COVID-19 antigen tests available for the community at UW-Eau Claire for three straight weekends
1:46pm
UW-Madison. Partners with regional leaders to launch Midwest Climate Collaborative
1:45pm
UW-Stout. Uetz receives January University Staff Appreciation Award
12:37pm
Wisconsin Technical College System. Recognizes the partnership of the outgoing president of the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
10:37am
UW-Madison. Omicron causes less severe illness in animal models than previous variants
9:24am
UW-Eau Claire. Multiple internships help new grad launch career in graphic communications

Local

4:33pm
Nate's Mission. Response to Green Bay Diocese statement regarding recent reports of child sexual abuse
1:51pm
A Better Mount Pleasant. AS Foxconn fails, village trustees act to expand political power.

Congress

12:19pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces Bill to Strengthen Taiwan's Defenses
9:26am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Urges Attorney General Garland to Investigate Fraudulent Electors

Thursday January 20, 2022

Governor

4:19pm
Dairy Business Association. Evers: More should be done to strengthen dairy community
2:26pm
Gov. Evers. Joins AG Kaul, Lawmakers, Advocates in Push to Defend Reproductive Healthcare Access in Wisconsin
10:24am
Empower Wisconsin. Conflict of Interest? WEDC board member’s biz benefits from Evers’ grant

Assembly Floor Session

4:26pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on GOP Gun Bills
4:25pm
Rep. Steineke. Votes to Support Addiction Treatment Programs
4:25pm
Rep. Andraca.   Stands Against Reckless Firearm Legislation
4:24pm
Rep. Considine. We All Want Safe Use of Guns
4:22pm
Rep. Tittl. Awards Hometown Hero Doug Schoen
3:36pm
Rep. Tittl. Assembly Passes Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact Bill
3:35pm
Rep. Rozar. Wisconsin State Assembly Votes to Protect Adults-at-Risk
3:30pm
Rep. Snodgrass. Bills Expanding Gun Laws Put Children, Community at Ris
3:28pm
Rep. Neubauer.  Republican Gun Bills Demonstrate their Misplaced Priorities
3:01pm
Rep. Behnke. Brook Trout Stocking Passes Legislature
2:58pm
Rep. Shelton. On Assembly Floor Session: Gun Safety, Butane Hash Oil Bills
2:53pm
Rep. Vining. Honors Victims of Waukesha Parade Incident, Highlights Heroic Efforts of First Responders
2:38pm
Rep. Neylon. Authors Resolution Honoring Waukesha Parade Victims
2:38pm
Rep. Loudenbeck, Sen. Kooyenga. Innovative Health Care Bills Pass Assembly
2:36pm
Rep. Plumer. Applauds Passage of Local Health Board Bill
2:35pm
Rep. Jessie Rodriguez. Assembly Approves Rodriguez Legislation Licensing Naturopathic Doctors
2:33pm
Wisconsin BPDD. Assembly Passes bi-partisan bills to improve financial independence andsafety for people with disabilities
2:32pm
Sen. Jacque. "Heroes for Healthcare" clears Assembly.
2:31pm
Rep. Dallman. Votes for Restaurant Tax Exemption Bill
2:30pm
Rep. Ohnstad. Responds to Floor Session
2:28pm
Rep. Callahan. Helps Preserve Sporting Heritage
2:18pm
Rep. Allen. Honoring the Victims and First Responders of the Waukesha Christmas Parade
1:42pm
Sen. Jacque, Rep. Sortwell.  "Dillon's Law 2.0" clears Assembly.
1:28pm
Rep. Born.  Votes for Legislation to Help Addiction Recovery
12:48pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bills pass Assembly.
12:31pm
Sen. Jacque.  Bills to empower, protect vulnerable people head to governor.

Legislative

2:52pm
Assembly Republican Leadership. Statement on Reallocation of Tim Ramthun’s staffer
10:18am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. CNOW for Jan. 20.
10:04am
Rep. Neubauer.  It’s Past Time to End Gableman’s Sham Investigation
10:02am
Association for Equity in Funding.  Releases Maps Showing Funding Disparities
9:55am
Sen. Carpenter. Republicans Rubberstamp Expanded Powers for Gableman
9:53am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Opposes Bill That Would Prevent DOC from Regulating the Use of Pepper Spray in Wisconsin Jails

State Agencies

2:40pm
DOT. Introduces new online tool to help identify areas of public transportation need for non-drivers
1:43pm
DOR.  Collections, December FY2022.
12:29pm
DHS. Gov. Evers, DHS Launch "Keeping Kids Safe and In School" Multimedia Campaign
12:24pm
DWD. BLS Data: Wisconsin's Unemployment Rate Declines in December to Record Low 2.8%; Total Number of Unemployed Also Reaches Record Low
10:19am
DWD. Unemployment Insurance 2021 Tax Statements Now Available Online
10:03am
OCI. Bulletin, January 20, 2022, Telemedicine Coverage Request Related to COVID-19
9:53am
AG Kaul. Urges FDA to Preserve State Regulation of Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Economy/Business

2:51pm
WEC Energy Group. Raises quarterly dividend by 7.4 percent

Statewide

10:17am
Dairy Business Association.  Honors Jerry Meissner as Advocate of the Year
10:01am
Dairy Business Association.  Dairy Strong speaker: Disrupt your business before market does
9:59am
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative.  Brody Stapel re-elected president
9:56am
Dairy Business Association.  Three directors re-elected to board

Courts

4:17pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts eight new cases.

Education

4:35pm
Marquette University. Marquette Law School Poll to release national surveys on political topics, Supreme Court, Jan. 26-27
12:28pm
Marquette University. Opus Dean of Engineering named to board of Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
12:25pm
DPI. Summer Food Service Program seeks sponsors to provide healthy meals to children
11:07am
UW-Eau Claire. Cabaret returns to UW-Eau Claire on Jan. 27

Local

1:27pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Awards Nearly $110,000 Grant to The Prairie Enthusiasts to Expand Erbe Grassland Preserve
1:27pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to Pursue Legal Action Against PFAS Manufacturers for Responsibility in Contaminating the Environment

Congress

4:23pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Passes Resolutions to Congratulate University of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire National Champion Women’s Volleyball Teams
3:29pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Milwaukee Receives $42M EPA Loan to Reduce Flooding in Underserved Communities
12:29pm
U.S. Rep. Tiffany. Introduces Bill to Ban Race-based Preferences in Healthcare
10:22am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Delivers for Wisconsin in Waterway Infrastructure Funding
10:16am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Votes Against Democrats Power Grab to Abolish Rules of the Senate
10:15am
U.S. Rep. Steil. President Biden is Questioning the Legitimacy of Future Elections
9:57am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Biden's Dean Acheson Moment Shows He Isn't Serious About Deterring Putin in Ukraine

Wednesday January 19, 2022

Governor

12:00pm
Dairyland Power Cooperative. Dairyland’s Jennifer Shilling Serving on Governor’s Task Force onBroadband Access

Legislative

4:53pm
Rep. Emerson.  Statement on the Ongoing Gableman Investigation
4:52pm
Rep. Baldeh. Madison Fire Chief Steven Davis to be Named Assembly ‘Hometown Hero
4:51pm
Rep. Brooks.  Appointed Chairman of Newly-formed Assembly Committee on Trade and Supply Chain
4:49pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Democrats Introduce Resolution to End Sham Investigation
4:48pm
Rep. Tiitl. Psychiatrist Tax Incentive Bill Receives a Public Hearing
3:52pm
Rep. Hintz.  Introduces Resolution to End Sham Investigation Led by Mike Gableman
3:14pm
Rep. Snodgrass.  Wisconsin Democratic Caucus Elects NE Wisconsin Legislators to Leadership Team
3:13pm
Rep. Armstrong. Named to Trade and Supply Chain Committee; Introduces Commonsense Unemployment Insurance Reforms
2:18pm
Oneida Nation.  Chairman Tehassi Hill Statement re: Rep. Jim Steineke Not Seeking Re-election
12:47pm
Reps. Goyke, Macco; Sen. Ringhand.  Legislators Introduce Bi-Partisan Initiative to Help Wisconsin Children Begin Saving at Birth
12:05pm
Speaker Vos. Announces Special Assembly Committee on Trade and Supply Chain
12:03pm
Rep. Shankland.   To Honor Amherst Fire Chief and Assistant Chief with WisconsinState Assembly “Hometown Heroes” Award
12:02pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt.  Tom and Christine Otte to be Recognized as ‘Hometown Heroes’
10:40am
Sen. Ballweg.  18th Annual Joan Ballweg Leadership Scholarship
10:01am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Regular broken, really broken, off the rails.
9:47am
Reps. Considine, Pope; Sen. Erpenbach.  90-Day Notice Bill Introduced
9:37am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Don’t Expand Gableman’s Role
8:54am
Institute for Reforming Government. Applauds Welfare Reform Legislation to Bolster Wisconsin Workforce
8:54am
Rep. Born.  Statement on Majority Leader Steineke Not Seeking Re-election

State Agencies

12:02pm
DATCP. Palau Joins DATCP as the Division of Trade and Consumer Protection Diversity Outreach Specialist
10:41am
Wisconsin Lottery. $1 Million Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Spooner
9:58am
AG Kaul. Joins Multistate Coalition in Continuing Fight to End Facebook’s Illegal Monopoly
9:08am
DNR. Welcomes Phillips-Medisize Oaklawn & St. Croix Meadows Facilities To State’s Green Tier Program

Statewide

10:02am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities.  Alder Wehelie Appointed to League of Wisconsin Municipalities Board

Courts

9:01am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Timothy Rave v. SA Healthcare Services.

Education

4:50pm
UW-La Crosse. Groundbreaking gift
3:51pm
Marquette University. And Froedtert announce Froedtert Scholars clinical training program
3:12pm
Wisconsin Technical College System. Report shows strong in-state retention for apprenticeship completers
2:19pm
UW-Stout. Prelaw focus puts recent alum on his chosen path to law degree, career
2:17pm
UW-Eau Claire. Foster Gallery exhibit: Exploring the body through the lens of art
12:06pm
Marquette University. Marquette engineering professor named Engineer of the Year by STEM Forward
12:05pm
UW-Stevens Point. Offering aquatic classes for adults and children
11:02am
UW-Stevens Point. Cornerstone Press to launch newest short fiction collection
11:01am
DPI. State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly’s remarks as prepared for delivery for Wisconsin State Education Convention
10:03am
UW-Milwaukee. Brookby Foundation gives $1 million for UWM research vessel
8:54am
UW-La Crosse. Jon Ailabouni Quintet presents concert exploring COVID-19 lockdown themes

Local

11:02am
EPA. Announces $42 Million WIFIA Loan to Reduce Flooding in Underserved Communities in Milwaukee
9:02am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley.  Milwaukee County announces COVID-19 booster mandate for high-risk facilities.

Congress

3:15pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Floor Speech on Protecting Voting Rights and Access to the Ballot Box
2:16pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Brown. Applaud President for Distributing Free N95 Masks to Americans; Urge President, Federal Officials to Prioritize Purchase and Distribution of Made In America Masks
9:59am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Receives “A+” Rating from Susan B. Anthony List on Pro-Life Scorecard
8:54am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Applauds Navy Decision to Extend Loan for Popular Badger Statue in State Capitol
8:54am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces Bill to Impose Human Rights Sanctions on IOC Leadership
8:54am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Calls for More Monoclonal Antibody Treatments to Wisconsin

Tuesday January 18, 2022

Legislative

4:49pm
Rep. Vorpagel. And Legislative Republicans Introduce Stronger Workforce Initiative
4:39pm
Rep. Dallman. Joins Colleagues to Push a Stronger Workforce
3:52pm
Rep. Neubauer.  GOP Bills Don’t Address Wisconsin’s Real Workforce Challenges
3:51pm
Sen. Agard.  Responds to GOP Workforce Legislation
3:29pm
Rep. Callahan.  Introduces “Stronger Workforce Initiative” Bill Package
3:27pm
Dairy Business Association.  Calls for legislative action
3:25pm
Rep. Born.  Introduces Bill to Require Work and Drug Testing Requirements
1:51pm
Rep. Macco. Rep. Steineke Announces Retirement From Assembly
1:49pm
Speaker Vos.  Statement on Steineke Not Seeking Re-election
1:15pm
Rep. Loudenbeck.  Extends Heartfelt Thanks to Rep. Steineke
12:44pm
Rep. August.  Statement on Steineke Not Seeking Re-election
12:19pm
Rep. Steineke. Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection to Assembly
12:08pm
Sen. Kapenga, Rep. August. Legislators Introduce Stronger Workforce Initiative
11:53am
Sen. Wirch.  Statement on Synagogue Hostage Crisis
10:44am
Sen. Bernier, Rep. Rozar.  Hearing on Colby as State Cheese.

State Agencies

2:14pm
DFI. Secretary-designee Olson-Collins AnnouncesPatti Epstein Appointed DFI Deputy Secretary
2:13pm
DOT. Takes steps to address school bus driver shortage
1:14pm
DNR. New PFAS Fish Consumption Advisory Issued ForBay Of Green Bay And Associated Tributaries
12:12pm
DHS. Evers Administration Continues COVID-19 Testing Efforts, Support
11:28am
DWD. Now Accepting Applications for the Expanded Wisconsin Fast Forward Technical Education Equipment Grant Program

Economy/Business

3:53pm
Fox Cities Chamber.  Announces new dates for signature events
11:28am
Food Finance Institute. Wisconsin accelerator grows into national Fellows Program for food and farm businesses
10:13am
Wisconsin Technology Council.  Crew of mentors on call for contestants in 2021 Wisconsin Governor’s Biz Plan Contest

Statewide

1:48pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Announces name of new Stevens Point hospital opening this spring.
9:33am
Greater West Central Area Labor Council. “Electrical Workers Representative Nick Webber to lead Greater West Central Area Labor Council”

Courts

2:42pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Voting Maps Before the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday
1:14pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Horrible Ruling on Drop Boxes

Education

12:45pm
DPI. Searching for a job is as close as your public library
11:27am
UW–Madison. Researchers lead effort to create a universal coronavirus vaccine
11:26am
UW-Madison. Chancellor search website is up; listening sessions continue
9:32am
WAICU. Wisconsin’s private colleges and universities formalize commitment to transfer credit for veterans
9:28am
American Association of University Professors Wisconsin Conference. Statement on UW System President Search

Local

2:20pm
Racine Mayor Mason.  Urges Council to Recognize Transit Workers’ Union
9:31am
Milwaukee County Sup. Weishan. What the State of Wisconsin Can Do to Help Address Violence in Milwaukee County

Monday January 17, 2022

Legislative

9:31am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. CNOW week of Jan. 17, 2022.

Economy/Business

12:23pm
Door County Economic Development Corp. Jenkins steps down as Executive Director.

Statewide

9:41am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. December 2021 Home Sales Report

Education

10:53am
DPI Supt. Underly. Our future and the function of education

Congress

9:29am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Honors Service Academy Nominees

Friday January 14, 2022

Legislative

4:40pm
Rep. Ramthun. Let there be light #5.
1:22pm
Sen. Wanggaard.  Alleged suspect in daylight shooting of Milwaukee Police Officer out on signature bond.
1:17pm
Rep. Steineke.  Hilbert/Potter First Responder President to be Named Assembly ‘Hometown Hero’
10:05am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Constitutional Amendments for Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability
9:34am
Sen. Jacque. Bill protecting vulnerable adults clears committee.
9:32am
Rep. Kurtz.  To hold Listening Sessions
9:11am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Urges Midwest Health System to Suspend Race Discrimination in COVID Treatment
9:02am
Wisconsin United for Freedom.  Wisconsin Families Demand Speaker Vos Act on AB309 For Medical Freedom
8:58am
Sen. Roth.  Statement On OSHA Mandate Ruling

State Agencies

3:41pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Open house provides PFAS remediation update at Truax Field
3:27pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board.  Reviews lighting for new Lone Rock bridge.
1:53pm
DHS. Now Auto-Importing Positive COVID-19 Test Results
1:43pm
OCI. Bulletin, January 14, 2022, Insurance Omnibus Law (2021 Wis. Act 114) and Travel Insurance Law (2021 Wis. Act 111)
10:07am
DNR.  Grants From Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund Will Help Improve Public Lands In Bayfield And Walworth Counties
9:10am
Wisconsin National Guard. New commander installed at Volk Field.

Statewide

4:39pm
Wisconsin Realtors Association.  Welcomes New 2022 Chairman of the Board
2:58pm
WISCAP.  (Updated) WERA passes $100 million in emergency rental assistance payments.
10:20am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Republican War on Voting is Doomed to Fail Because it is Profoundly Un-American
10:15am
Dairy Business Association. Dairy groups strengthen strategic focus, promote Tim Trotter to new CEO role
9:31am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. New Federal Policy Requires Insurance Companies to Cover At-Home COVID-19 Tests

Courts

3:03pm
Alliance Defending Freedom. WI Supreme Court takes case challenging Madison schools’ parental exclusion policy
1:18pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court to Hear Parental Rights Case Challenging Madison Schools Gender Identity Policy
9:25am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Daniel J. Hennessy v. Wells Fargo Bank.
9:03am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Conservation Voters statement on today’s drop box ruling
9:01am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Waukesha Judge Rules Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes, Ballot Harvesting Illegal Under State Law

Education

3:00pm
Dairyland Power Cooperative.  Sponsors LPEF School Grant
1:05pm
UW System. Special Regent Committee announces two finalists for UW System President
9:30am
Wisconsin Pork Association.  Offers Youth Pig Project Scholarships
9:23am
UW-River Falls.  Masquers to present ‘Wonder of the World’

Local

4:38pm
Milwaukee City Attorney Spencer.  Statement regarding redistricting.
4:37pm
Brown County DA Lasee.  Shooting incident resulting in the death of Dominique Wilson.
9:09am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas.  Issues Statement on Injured Milwaukee Police Officer

Congress

1:04pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Works to Deliver $225 Million to Rebuild Wisconsin Bridges
10:21am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Introduces Survivor Benefits Fairness Act in Honor of Wisconsin Family
9:33am
  1. U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Biden’s Vaccine Mandate
9:00am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Joins Sen. Scott, Colleagues in Demanding Answers from Sec. Cardona on Plan to Label Parents “Domestic Terrorists”
8:59am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Releases Statement on Senate’s Failure to Pass Nord Stream 2 Sanctions

Thursday January 13, 2022

Legislative

4:31pm
Reps. Ramthun, Wichgers.  (Updated) Let there be light #4.
1:44pm
Rep. Allen. Governor Evers Refuses to Investigate Negligent District Attorne Letter to Gov. Evers.
10:56am
Rep. Steineke. Constitutional Amendment Passes through Committee
10:32am
Sen. Kapenga. Waukesha Delegation’s Third Letter to Governor Evers
Regarding Removing Milwaukee County DA Chisholm. Letter to Gov. Evers.
8:57am
Rep. Vining. Introduces Healthcare Heroes Act

State Agencies

2:35pm
DOC.  Implementing Temporary Changes as Omicron Cases Rise
1:45pm
DNR. Keep Ice Safety A Top Priority This Winter
1:21pm
DNR. Wisconsin NRB Meeting Jan. 26
11:15am
DNR. To Host Virtual Public Hearing On Draft Environmental Impact Statement On Proposed Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline Relocation
10:54am
AG Kaul. Announces $1.85 Billion Settlement with Student Loan Servicer Navient
9:00am
DOT. DMV extends driver license renewal to March 31 for ages 60+
8:58am
WEDC. Exact Sciences Expands Its Commitment to Wisconsin
8:56am
ETF. Office Closures Observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2022
8:56am
DNR. Recognizes Air Quality In Rhinelander; Entire State Now Meets Latest Sulfur Dioxide Air Quality Standard

Statewide

1:46pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Rally for Fair Maps on January 21!
8:58am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. A Sobering Trend: Alcohol Deaths Up Sharply in Wisconsin

Courts

3:49pm
WMC. Applauds Supreme Court’s Stay of OSHA Vaccine & Testing Mandate

Education

10:18am
UW-Stout. Real estate property management alums recognized by professional organizations
9:39am
UW-Eau Claire. Continuing Education announces February program offerings
9:22am
UW-La Crosse. Cassandra Berger visits 457 Kwik Trips in one year

Local

9:21am
Dane County Exec. Parisi, Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Announce Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award Honorees

Congress

3:49pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Vote for the Protecting Europe's Energy Security Implementation Act and Support for the Defending Ukraine Sovereignty Act of 2022
2:27pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Statement on Supreme Court Vaccine Mandate Decision
11:17am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on FDA to Change Discriminatory Blood Donation Policies to Address National Blood Supply Shortage
9:00am
U.S. Sens. Johnson, Baldwin. Congratulate University of Wisconsin Women’s Volleyball Teams on Division Championships in Senate Resolutions
8:59am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Demands Answers from DoD on Disclosure About COVID-19 Origins and Early Treatment

Wednesday January 12, 2022

Governor

9:40am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Urges Governor Evers to Abandon Race Discrimination in New Housing Assistance Program

Legislative

4:11pm
Rep. Neubauer. Julie Benkoske Hired as Assembly Democratic Leader’s Chief of Staff
3:35pm
Sen. Agard.  Republicans Continue to Peddle COVID Lies
3:31pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Voter Transparency is Not “Insane”
9:58am
Disability Service Provider Network.  Critical provider rate increases approved thanks to bi-partisan support

State Agencies

2:01pm
DNR. Wisconsin Elk Hunting Season Ends With Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience For Four Hunters
10:06am
AG Kaul. Works to Stop International Scam Calls
10:00am
DWD, DOJ. Announce $200,000 Agreement in Briggs & Stratton Bankruptcy Case
9:59am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment On Greater Prairie-Chicken Management Plan; Virtual Open House Jan. 18
9:38am
DOJ. Officer Involved Shooting Investigation in the City of Madison
9:34am
DNR. Confirms CWD In Wild Deer Harvested In Monroe County

Economy/Business

2:04pm
Fox Cities Chamber.  Recognize a deserving educator for Shining Star Award

Statewide

2:02pm
Northwestern Mutual, Milky Way Tech Hub.  Northwestern Mutual joins Milky Way Tech Hub as a Corporate Member

Courts

10:02am
Wisconsin Supreme Court.  Robin Vos v. Circuit Court for Dane County - order.

Education

2:28pm
UW-Eau Claire. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance event to be held virtually Jan. 17
12:22pm
UW-Madison. Mysterious ‘blue lurker’ stars likely got a spin boost by absorbing their partners
10:01am
UW-Stout. Computer science senior founds local game design business

Congress

4:11pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports Legislation to Give Every American Lifesaving N95 Masks
12:25pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. At SNA: We Have a Window to Build Battle Force 2025 and Save the Free World
9:58am
U.S. Rep. Steil. America’s Families Are Getting Clobbered By Record Inflation
9:56am
Our Wisconsin Revolution.  Stands Against the Medicare Direct Contracting Program
9:35am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Opposing a federal takeover of our elections.

Tuesday January 11, 2022

Governor

3:33pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Statement on Gov. Evers and DATCP Meat Talent Announcemen
3:04pm
Wisconsin Technical College System. President Foy's statement regarding Gov. Evers & DATCP's Meat Talent Development Program
11:24am
Gov. Evers. And DATCP Announce Investment in Statewide Meat Talent Development
9:54am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Praises Funding for Meat Talent Development Efforts

Legislative

3:04pm
Rep. Neubauer.  Takes the Reins as Assembly Democratic Leader
1:39pm
Sen. Bernier, Rep. Kitchens.  Reading Crisis Demands Urgent Action
12:11pm
WPHCA.  Community Health Centers Applaud Oral Health Workforce Legislation
9:56am
Sens. Kooyenga, Marklein; Reps. Wittke, Katsma.  New GOP Proposals Would Secure Long-Term Fiscal Responsibility, Accountability

State Agencies

3:52pm
DNR. Confirms CWD In Wild Deer Harvested In Oconto County
9:49am
AG Kaul. Shares Signs of Human Trafficking During Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Courts

2:43pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.

Education

12:18pm
Marquette University. Associate vice president joins board of James W. Foley Legacy Foundation
11:57am
UW-Green Bay. Green Bay Global Game Jam is back, Jan. 20-22, Urban Hub
9:50am
UW-Green Bay. Friends of Toft Point, Inc. Consolidates with UW-Green Bay Foundation
9:29am
UW-Stout. Students design sustainable packaging in sponsored collaborative course
9:29am
UW-Madison. Poll takes Wisconsin’s temperature on policy in leadup to 2022 elections

Local

1:38pm
A Better Mount Pleasant. Mount Pleasant agrees to settlement in Foxconn lawsuit.
9:27am
Voces de la Frontera. Statement on redistricting decision.

Congress

2:44pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. How To Defund The Chinese Communist Party
9:28am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And Colleagues Call Out Biden For Transferring COVID-19 Funds to House Illegal Immigrants

Monday January 10, 2022

Governor

3:01pm
Gov. Evers. Rings in the New Year Keeping More Money in Wisconsinites' Pockets

Legislative

3:38pm
Rep. Neubauer.  Representative Beth Meyers to Serve on the Joint Finance Committee
2:50pm
Sen. Carpenter. Requests Legislative Audit of Michael Gableman’s Commission Letter to Joint Audit Co-Chairs.
1:58pm
Sen. Nass.  JCRAR to WEC - comply with administrative rules now.
1:22pm
Rep. Ramthun. Let There Be Light #3
12:31pm
Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education. Gerrymandered Maps Corrupt Democracy
11:31am
Rep. Born, Sen. Stroebel.  Introduce Legislation to End Tax Increase Scheme
11:28am
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on Assembly Bill 309
11:24am
JCRAR Democrats. Sen. Nass and Republicans Push to Undermine Democracy and Limit Voter Participation in Wisconsin
10:09am
Sen. Larson, Rep. Brostoff. Letter to Milwaukee DA Chisholm regarding voter fraud.
9:11am
Rep. Steffen. Auditor: Stadium District Board Fails Transparency and Oversight Requirements Audit Files.
9:08am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. CNOW week of Jan. 10, 2022

State Agencies

3:41pm
  1. DHS. Evers Administration, DHS, DPI Remind Schools of Support, Resources Available to Help Keep Kids and Educators Safe in School as Omicron Spreads
2:47pm
DATCP. Wisconsin Livestock Owners Reminded to Renew Their Premises Registration by July 31
9:05am
DHS. Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose for Everyone Ages 12 and Older

Economy/Business

3:03pm
Center for Technology Commercialization. $600,000 in state matching grants advance 7 innovative small businesses
1:24pm
Door County Economic Development Corporation.  To Partner with Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) to host FREE Presentation on Selling to the Government

Statewide

10:59am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Urges Public not to Visit Emergency Rooms for COVID-19 Tests
9:15am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Appoints Dr. Melinda Brennan as Executive Director After National Search
9:12am
Wisconsin Pork Association. Pork Sessions Offered During Pork & Corn/Soy Exp

Courts

2:47pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court.  Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.
2:45pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court.  Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.

Education

3:05pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. UW Now Livestream: Blockchains, Cryptocurrencies, and NFTs
3:02pm
UW-Madison. Boosting one gene in the brain’s helper cells slows Alzheimer’s progression in mice
2:17pm
DPI. To keep our children healthy and engaged in learning
11:23am
MATC FAST Fund. Survey Indicates Emergency Aid to Students Keeps Them in College
10:58am
UW-Stout. Expanded lab, new printers help bring art, design students’ work to life

Local

9:07am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use.  Encourages residents to test for dangerous radon gas in their homes.

Congress

3:39pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Announces Freedom High School Senior as Winner of Congressional App Challenge

Friday January 7, 2022

Legislative

3:03pm
Sen. Kooyenga.  Statement on Senator Kathy Bernier Not Seeking Re-election
3:01pm
Sen. Kooyenga. Statement on the Retirement of UW System President TommyThompson
12:58pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Retirement of Senator Kathy Bernier
12:40pm
Rep. James.  Recognizes the Career and Retirement of Senator Kathy Bernier
12:40pm
Rep. Neubauer.  Statement on Tommy Thompson Resignation
12:39pm
Sen. Darling. Applauds Tommy Thompson’s Leadership
12:24pm
Sen. LeMahieu. Statement on Senator Kathy Bernier Not Seeking Re-election
11:07am
Sen. Pfaff.  Statement on interim UW-System President Tommy Thompsonstepping down
11:03am
Sen. Bernier. Will Not Seek Re-Election
10:59am
Sen. Cowles.  Issues Statement on Thompson Resignation
10:28am
Speaker Vos.  Statement: Announcement from UW System President Tommy Thompson
10:28am
Sen. Marklein. Column: 2022 Preview
9:37am
Rep. Hebl. Wisconsin Republicans Wreaking Havoc on Wisconsin Elections

State Agencies

1:12pm
DSPS Sec. Crim.  Announces Opening of New Grant Program for Youth Fire Fighter Training Programs
11:08am
DNR. Virtual CWD Response Plan Review Committee Meeting Jan. 12
10:29am
DATCP. Gempeler's Supermarket Issues Class II Recall of Summer Sausage
9:11am
DNR. Free Fishing Weekend Jan. 15-16

Economy/Business

12:23pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Gov’s Business Plan Contest open online to vets, other entrepreneurs through Jan. 31

Statewide

2:59pm
Wisconsin Women in Conservation. Helping Friends in Need: Announces Mental Health Support Trainings To Begin January 20
11:53am
Wisconsin Farmers Union.  Members convening virtually January 29th

Education

1:07pm
UW-River Falls.  Hukai named acting dean of the College of Business and Economics
11:54am
UW-Madison. Statement of Chancellor Rebecca Blank on UW System President Tommy Thompson’s resignation
9:22am
Madison Teacher Inc. Board of Directors Response to Jan 10 Return to In-Person Instruction
9:10am
UW System. Statement by UW System Regent President Edmund Manydeeds III
9:08am
MPS. Students return to in-person learning on January 18, 2022

Local

3:02pm
Racine Public Health. COVID-19 Testing At Festival Hall Extended Through January
9:36am
Portage County Exec. Holman. An American Rescue Plan Act Reality Check
9:10am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Radon: A Risk for Lung Cancer

Congress

3:26pm
U.S. Sens Baldwin, Smith, Kaine. Press Biden Administration to Ensure Easy Access to COVID-19 Rapid Tests
9:18am
U.S. Rep. Steil. A New Year, Another Disappointing Jobs Report

Thursday January 6, 2022

Legislative

5:10pm
Rep. Vining. Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the United States Capitol Insurrection
3:24pm
Rep. Subeck. Dane County Legislators Urge Community to Support Health Care Workers as Area Hospitals Reach Capacity Limits
1:44pm
Rep. Neubauer.  Reflecting on One Year Since the U.S. Capitol Attack
1:43pm
Rep. Ramthun.  Let There Be Light #2
1:42pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Green Bay Mayor Eric Genrich has a Responsibility to Answer Questions
12:34pm
Rep. Brostoff. Joint Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Capitol Insurrection
12:34pm
Sen. Wirch.  GOP Obstruction Sets Wisconsin Workers Further Behind as Twenty-Five Other States Raise Minimum Wage
11:43am
Rep. Hintz.  Statement on one-year anniversary of insurrection.
9:16am
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on the First Anniversary of the Failed January 6th Insurrection
9:14am
Rep. Hesselbein. Thanks Rep. Meyers for her outstanding service.

State Agencies

5:10pm
DOA. Southwest Wisconsin Stops Highlight Community Investments
3:25pm
DHS. Schedules Listening Sessions to Get Input On How Settlement Funds Should Be Used to Address Wisconsin’s Opioid Epidemic
1:44pm
OCI. Administrative Actions December 2021
12:35pm
OCI. Health Care Coverage Alert: Only a Few Days Remain to Sign Up or Change Your Plan on Healthcare.gov Before January 15
12:35pm
DHS. Provides Update on Support for Wisconsin’s Health Care System
11:38am
DNR. Snowmobilers: Think Smart Before You StartThis Season
11:37am
Wisconsin Lottery. $632.6 Million Split Powerball Jackpot Won in Green Bay, Wisconsin
11:30am
Wisconsin National Guard. Challenge Academy prepares at-risk teens for new challenges
9:29am
AG Kaul. Issues Statement on One-Year Anniversary of U.S. Capitol Insurrection
9:13am
PSC. To hold Performance-Based Regulation Workshop
9:10am
DCF. Historic Wisconsin Shares rate increase to reach over 28,000 children

Economy/Business

4:05pm
SHINE. Energy Sign First-ever Contracts Under Uranium Lease and Take-back Program for Molybdenum-99
1:38pm
Fox Cities Chamber. Ornua Ingredients North America Becomes Gold-Certified Fox Cities Employee Friendly Workplace
11:33am
Champion Care. Purchases Belmont Health and Rehabilitation Center

Statewide

12:33pm
Dairyland Power Cooperative.  Genoa Site Donation Benefits Habitat for Humanity
11:37am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin’s January 6 Collaborators
11:30am
A Better Wisconsin Together. Statements on January 6 Insurrection Anniversary
11:29am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Stands for the Freedom to Vote

Courts

11:28am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Danelle Duncan v. Asset Recovery Specialists.

Education

2:43pm
UW-Eau Claire. Civil Rights Pilgrimage to take part in NIH research
1:39pm
UW-River Falls. COVID-19 vaccination, booster clinics open to community
9:11am
UW-Madison. Life could be thriving in the clouds of Venus

Local

5:12pm
Neenha Mayor Kaufert. Mayoral Order 22-01: Related To COVID-19
11:42am
UnityPoint Health, UW Health, SSM St. Mary's. Madison area hospitals at capacity, asking the public to protect hospital workers with continued COVID safety
11:40am
A Better Mount Pleasant. Mount Pleasant to pay $3.3M for water Foxconn didn't use in 2021.
11:32am
Lincoln County. Enters Crisis Mode for COVID-19 Follow-up

Congress

1:40pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Floor Speech on the Anniversary of the Violent January 6th Insurrection

Wednesday January 5, 2022

Legislative

3:14pm
Rep. Meyers. Announces She Will Not Seek Re-Election for 74th Assembly District
2:48pm
Rep. Kitchens. To discuss law enforcement hiring issues
2:01pm
WMC. Elimination of “White Bagging” to Result in Higher Health Care Costs for Employers, Employees
1:51pm
Sen. Bradley, Rep. Wichgers. Unveil Legislation to Rein In Low Bail for Repeat Offenders
1:36pm
Sen. Carpenter. Vos Gets Golden Fleece Award – Wastes $676,000 taxpayer dollars
1:35pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. New GOP Bill Would Dissolve the Wisconsin Elections Commission
1:30pm
Rep. Penterman. Releases Bill To Help Recruit and Retain Law Enforcement Officers
11:29am
Rep. Callahan.  Advocates Support for Law Enforcement
9:49am
Rep. Rozar.  Introduces Law Enforcement Marketing Bill
9:22am
Rep. Emerson. Statement On Republican Law Enforcement Bills
9:21am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on GOP’s Unserious Law Enforcement Proposals
9:20am
Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association. Praise Legislative Proposals to Address Retention and Recruitment Crisis

State Agencies

2:47pm
DOT. Frozen road law expands to cover northern half of Wisconsin
1:19pm
DATCP. 75th Alice in Dairyland Applications Open through February 4
11:23am
DHS. Wisconsin Receives Oral Antiviral COVID-19 Treatments
10:39am
OCI. Insurance Commissioner Houdek, DATCP Secretary Romanski, and DHS Secretary-Designee Timberlake Celebrate the Implementation of the Federal No Surprises Act
10:38am
DMA. ReadyWisconsin urges people to prepare for incoming arctic blast
9:24am
DATCP, DFI. Host Student Loan Debt Relief Workshop: How to Avoid Scams, Use Free Repayment Tools and Save Money

Economy/Business

1:18pm
New North. Jan. 13 sessions being held for companies interested in European exporting
12:10pm
Door County Economic Development Corporation. Launches Door County Resident & Workforce Sentiment Survey, aims to get Direct Feedback & Experiences from those Currently Living & Working in Door County

Statewide

10:41am
We Energies. Bitter cold on the way. Keep your family safe and warm.
9:47am
We Are Many United Against Hate. Former Hate Group Members Unite Against Hate on January 6th
9:26am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Playing Lethal Politics with the Pandemic in Wisconsin
9:23am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Wisconsin’s State Tax Burden Up in 2021, but Total Burden Fell to Five-Decade Low

Education

3:16pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. The COVID Crisis in Our Schools
12:40pm
Edgewood College. Adjusts Start of Spring 2022 Semester
10:38am
UW-Stout. Family affair: Mom and son earn bachelor’s degrees at same time
10:35am
UW-Oshkosh Whitburn Center. Releases New Report on the Meaning of Local Control in Wisconsin
9:23am
UW-River Falls.  Physics students receive national recognition

Local

4:18pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas.  Sheriff’s Office Addresses Challenges Posed By The Omicron Variant
12:17pm
Kewaunee County Public Health. Reminds Residents about Radon Test Kits Available at the Public Health Department during National Radon Action Month
10:33am
MCTS. Temporarily Suspends Eight Freeway Flyers Starting January 10, 2022 Due to Driver Shortage

Congress

4:17pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Joins Colleagues in Opposition to Biden Vaccine Mandate in Upcoming Supreme Court Case
2:20pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Joins 30 other state family policy councils opposing Biden's employer vaccine mandate.
12:40pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Chicago Teachers Union Should Be Ashamed of Itself
12:39pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports Reintroduction of Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Guarantee Tribal Health Authorities Access to the Strategic National Stockpile

Tuesday January 4, 2022

Legislative

3:42pm
Rep. Hintz. On Law Enforcement Funding, GOP Proposes Half of What They Already Turned Down LFB Memo.
3:11pm
Rep. Jessie Rodriguez. Joins Assembly Republican Colleagues in Unveiling Law Enforcement SupportPackage
3:02pm
Rep. Dallman. Joins Colleagues to Push Law Enforcement Support
11:57am
Rep. Ramthun. Let There Be Light #1
9:00am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin Republican Floats Way to Nullify Elections

State Agencies

1:02pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Wisconsin Guard Soldiers augmenting Colorado Guard field artillery deployment
11:55am
DHS. Governor Evers and DHS Urge Wisconsinites to Test Their Homes for Radon
11:54am
DNR. OutWiGo To Sauk Prairie For The 36th Annual Bald Eagle Watching Days Jan. 15-16
9:51am
WEDC. City of Milton receives $88,800 state grant to support transformation of downtown building
9:50am
DOJ. Three Sentenced in Wood County Meth Conspiracy Case

Economy/Business

11:57am
WMC. Statewide Board for Local Chambers Announces New Chairman and Officers on Board of Advisors

Statewide

1:04pm
Alzheimer's Association.  Encourages families to "take inventory" during Financial Wellness Month.

Courts

11:58am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.

Education

3:42pm
Mount Mary University.  Applications for Summer Leadership Academy now open
11:53am
UW-Green Bay. Local artist and UW-Green Bay alumnus Beau Thomas has work featured on Sunday Night Football

Congress

1:05pm
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative.  Applauds U.S. trade officials in Canada TRQ dispute

Monday January 3, 2022

Legislative

1:19pm
Sen. Cowles. Statement on the Passing of Bill Vander Loop
1:18pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement regarding Gableman subpoenas. Subpoena 1. Subpoena 2. Subpoena 3. Subpoena 4.
10:25am
Sen. Wimberger. Evers Administration Permits New Biosolid Spreading Containing PFAS In Northeast Wisconsin Letter to DNR.

State Agencies

8:52am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter January 2022

Education

10:22am
UW-Stout. Graduate added to education with study abroad, co-op, lab, research experiences

 

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