Friday January 29, 2016 - Updated 5:13pm

Legislative

4:47pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Troubled by rushed bills. 
4:41pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on introduction of the Save Our Water Act.  
4:40pm
Rep. Shankland. Statement on the 7th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. 
2:03pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dating violence education bill gets support at hearing.
11:19am
Rep. Jorgensen. Journal: 78% is not enough.
11:17am
Rep. Taylor. Statement on the 7th anniversary of the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
10:15am
Rep. Subeck. On 7th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act, Wisconsin women lag behind.
10:11am
Sen. Risser. Bill will prohibit sale and purchase of ivory.
9:23am
Rep. Allen. Addresses those that lie on state licensing.
5:57am
Wisconsin Restaurant Association. "Cookie Bill" encourages sales of unsafe foods.

5:33am
WISC. Lawmakers scrap local veterans service bill after outcry.
5:12am
Daily Cardinal. Proposed bill would alter state veterans' services.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill giving sexual assault victims amnesty from drinking tickets passes committee.
5:04am
Cap Times. Democratic bill would allow 12-month birth control prescriptions.
5:04am
Racine Journal Times. School absences bill passes Assembly committee.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill restricts access to vehicle 'black boxes' that can track how you drive.
4:56am
Tomah Journal. Broadband can't reach all of Wisconsin.

State Agencies

5:13pm
DNR. Public to review remaining issues for Willow Flowage Scenic Waters master plan. 
4:46pm
DATCP. CWD-positive white-tailed deer found in Iowa County farm. 
2:02pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Feb. 1-7.
10:36am
DOT. Announces 2015 Excellence in Construction Awards.
9:08am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, Feb. 1-5.
5:56am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin still working to comply with federal wastewater treatment rules.
4:55am
WKBT. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch visits Mayo Clinic Health System in Sparta.

Economy/Business

11:49am
WMC Chairman Kamphuis. Continue Wisconsin's transformation.

12:09pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Survey: Local companies plan hiring, expansion.
10:07am
San Francisco Chronicle. Tech, auto companies join forces to thwart patent trolls.
9:39am
CNN. U.S. economy grinds to near halt at end of 2015.
4:59am
Green Bay Press Gazette. New Navy ship will hit water Saturday.

Statewide

1:39pm
Feingold for U.S. Senate. Statement on the 7th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
1:29pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. On 7th anniversary of Lilly Ledbetter Act, "equal pay can't wait."
1:28pm
DPW. Statement on the 7th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act.
11:45am
Covering Wisconsin, Milwaukee Enrollment Network. No extensions to health insurance deadline on January 31st.
11:44am
Covering Wisconsin. Penalty jumping to $695 or more if uninsured - last chance to enroll in Marketplace coverage.
9:09am
Wisconsin Cheese Originals. Want to be a Wisconsin cheesemaker? Apply now for $2,500 scholarship.

5:14am
Yahoo News. Poll: Uninsured sit on the sidelines as sign-up season ends.
5:03am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Wisconsin tax burden fourth highest in U.S.

Courts

10:56am
AG Schimel. Files brief opposing attempts to unseal unlawfully seized evidence in John Doe case.

4:58am
Cap Times. Wisconsin AG Brad Schimel files brief with Supreme Court in Texas abortion case.

Education

1:34pm
DPI. Career and technical eduation a valuable part of a student's academic experience.
1:31pm
Associated Students of Madison. Responds to chancellor's voter ID proposal.
10:02am
Lakeshore Technical College, Herzing University. To provide flexible path to bachelor's degrees.
10:00am
MPS. More MPS students taking college-level AP, IB courses.
5:55am
MPS. Tomorrow: Learn about all MPS schools and programs, meet principals and apply early at the Annual MPS All-School enrollment Fair.

5:36am
NBC 15. Feds issue reminder to Wisconsin: Test students or risk losing funding.

Local

1:36pm
Milwaukee County Sup. West. Introduces resolution requiring notification of attempts to remove homeless.

5:39am
WTMJ. City of Milwaukee: 62 families exposed to water with lead.
5:07am
La Crosse Tribune. Railroad: 850 gallons of vegetable oil released in Brownsville derailment.

Congress

1:25pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Acts to reverse political ruling on wolves.

Politics

1:40pm
Feingold for U.S. Senate. Files Q4 FEC report.
1:33pm
Wisconsin for Our America Initiative. Reformers for ballot access rally at capitol to demand change from state legislators who ran unopposed.
1:27pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker's money machine kicks into gear to prop up Rebecca Bradley.
12:08pm
Wisconsin Right to Life PAC. Endorses Justice Rebecca Bradley.
10:06am
RPW. ICYMI: Ellinghuysen's shifting story on Feingold's knowledge of Tomah misconduct driven by political motivation.

6:03am
Reuters. Trump debate flap throws Republican party into deeper chaos.
6:01am
Bloomberg. Donald Trump dominates debate night by avoiding main stage.
5:02am
Cap Times. Despite Scott Walker's pleas, Wisconsin Republicans support Donald Trump.
5:00am
Janesville Gazette. Joe Donald touts himself as the impartial Supreme Court candidate.
4:59am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Poll shows strong support for background checks in Wisconsin.

Thursday January 28, 2016

Governor

10:31am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.
10:28am
Gov. Walker. First Lady Tonette Walker to host Women's Wellness Weekend.

5:06am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Open all doors and really listen.
4:56am
Beloit Daily News. Walker signs Family Care bill.

Legislative

4:48pm
Rep. Kremer. Consumer data protection bill circulated. 
3:47pm
Rep. Steineke. Assembly Republicans support series of college affordability bills.
3:43pm
Rep. Murphy. Assembly Colleges and Universities Committee passes College Affordability Package.
3:39pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Self-insurance model is worth investigating.
1:24pm
Sen. Lassa. Two workforce bills get hearing.
12:54pm
AG Schimel. Confident restitution bill will have positive impact on crime victims.
12:42pm
Rep. Wachs. Votes for meaningful relief for college students, loan borrowers.
12:32pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on Flint-like bill passing Senate committee.
12:21pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Statement on AB-554, water privatization bill.
12:15pm
Wisconsin Family Action. To legislators: Daily fantasy sports is gambling.
10:41am
One Wisconsin Now. Assembly Republicans advance legislation denying student loan borrowers any help reducing monthly student loan payments.
10:27am
Sen. Ringhand. Weekly Democratic radio address.
9:17am
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Legislative committee to consider teen dating violence prevention bill.
6:15am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Dismantling civil service passes Senate despite distrubing debate.

12:49pm
Janesville Gazette. Senate committee passes bill banning exotic animals.
12:45pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Committee passes Republican college affordability bills over Democrat's objections.
12:11pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Union membership in Wisconsin plummets in wake of GOP measures.
9:30am
Cap Times. Republican bill would allow, regulate daily fantasy sports companies in Wisconsin.
5:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bill would create financial penalties for destroying public records.
5:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly committee passes WEDC fraud bill; Democrats raise concerns about chilling effect.
5:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State lawmaker moves to nix popular vaccination waiver.
5:19am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Critics hammer Wisconsin fantasy sports bill.
5:18am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Casey Kasem's daughter testifies in support of bill.
5:15am
WISC. Drone operators protest bill to establish no-fly zones.
5:14am
Fox 11. State lawmaker promotes vaccination bill.
5:12am
Chippewa Herald. Bill to ease sales of water supplies into private hands sparks clash.
5:11am
Cap Times. Bipartisan Senate bill aims to reform asset forfeitures by law enforcement agencies.
5:03am
Cap Times. IDs from Wisconsin towns, counties could not be used for voting under Republican bill.
5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Energy experts are divided on whether Wisconsin should lift ban on new nuclear power plants.

State Agencies

4:49pm
DATCP. Nominations under way for WI Potato Industry Board. 
4:48pm
DATCP. Three directors rel-elected to WI Corn Promotion Board. 
1:51pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Muscoda.
10:03am
DATCP. Plant product exports make record run in 2015.
6:16am
DATCP. Data privacy day: Be aware, take control.

12:13pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Chief judge calls Lincoln Hills treatment 'inhumane.'
5:01am
WBAY. EPA finds 75 issues with Wisconsin's water management.

Economy/Business

1:12pm
MacIver Institute. To politicians: The absurdity of your tax code is the reason Johnson Controls is moving.
8:57am
WEC Energy Group. Announces 2015 fourth-quarter, year-end earnings news release and conference call.
8:56am
WEC Energy Group. Announces leadership changes effective May 1.

2:41pm
Reuters. Law & Order: 'Patent Troll Unit' debuts in Virginia.
5:16am
WAOW. Marshfield Clinic to build new hospital, create more than 1,000 jobs.
5:02am
NBC 15. Madison, Dane County have lowest unemployment in Wisconsin.
4:58am
Fox 11. Jobs expert: most openings in Northeast Wisconsin since late '90s.

Statewide

11:09am
Heal Without Harm Coalition. Planned Parenthood has a problem with the truth.
9:00am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Douglas Parrott joins as new director of government services.

12:39pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Union membership in Wisconsin tumbles below national average.
11:47am
Washington Post. WHO: Zika virus 'spreading explosively,' 'level of alarm extremely high'
5:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Thanks due to law enforcement and alert informants.
5:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee faces daunting costs with lead water pipes.

Courts

4:14pm
Supreme Court. Calendar and Case Synopses, February 2016. 
11:31am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Praises AG Schimel for filing admitting privileges amicus brief.
10:32am

AG Schimel. Files amicus brief with US Supreme Court in admitting privileges for abortion providers case.

8:41am
District IV Court of Appeals. State v. David W. Howes.
8:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Melisa Valadez.

4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Western Wisconsin residents test new legal approach to block frac sand mines.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Doe prosecutors want to share sealed documents with lawyers.
4:56am
Racine Journal Times. John Doe prosecutors seek help from private law firm in appealing case to U.S. Supreme Court.

Education

3:46pm
Community Coalition for MATC. Milwaukee County Board Co. to discuss African-American disenfranchisement at MATC.
2:23pm
UW Credit Union. Relocates to new space in Reeve Memorial Union.
2:10pm
Wisconsin Technical College System. Wraps-up January IT spotlight.
1:23pm
UW-Rock County. V-Day celebration scheduled.
10:49am
Marquette University. Mission Week is Jan. 31 to Feb.5.
10:09am
DPI. Rules hearings on Racine and statewide choice programs scheduled Feb. 11 and 18.

Local

2:35pm
Race to Equity. Releases list of racial equity initiatives. List.
1:50pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Jursik. The Century Parks of Bay View, Sheridan and Grant must be protected.
10:47am
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Demands Department on Aging remain independent.
10:33am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Contract awarded to build longest bicycle bridge in Wisconsin.
10:07am
Milwaukee Riverkeeper. Launches new phase in efforts to remove the Estabrook Dam.

12:48pm
La Crosse Tribune. Crews find sheen in Mississippi River at derailment site.
5:14am
WKBT. Crews try to contain derailed tanker leaking soybean oil into Mississippi River.
5:09am
Duluth News Tribune. Bayfield County votes to regulate large-scale farms.

Congress

3:52pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Letter to EPA Administrator. 
3:40pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan Competitiveness Caucus.
12:53pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introduces Rail Safety Act to protect Wisconsin communities.
11:12am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee passage of the Judicial Redress Act.

5:17am
WJFW. Rep. Sean Duffy speaks about gun related executive orders, VA healthcare, and presidential race during town hall meetings.

Politics

2:53pm
Rep. Berceau. Marquette Poll again shows overwhelming support for expanded background checks for firearm purchases.
1:49pm
Bradley for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Milwaukee Police Association and the Milwaukee Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 215 endorse.
1:20pm
Marquette University. New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races in Wisconsin presidential primaries.
5:47am
Wisconsin Alliance for Reform. ICYMI: Pressure mounts on Senator Feingold to explain failure to act on Tomah V.A. problems.
5:47am
DPW. ICYMI: Cap Times Editorial: Ron Johnson should reject false attack on Russ Feingold.

2:50pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. MU poll: Clinton-Sanders virtually tied, Trump leading.
2:49pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker job approval level still at 38% four months after presidential run.
12:40pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Russ Feingold continues to lead Ron Johnson in latest Marquette poll.
5:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Challengers warn of partisan politics in Wisconsin Supreme Court race.
5:10am
The Hill. Ex-Pentagon chief donates to Feingold.
5:08am
Politico. Senate GOP greives over Trump, Cruz as nominee.
5:05am
Minneapolis Star Tribune. Challengers warn of politics in Wisconsin Supreme Court race.

Local Politics

11:40am
Larson for Milwaukee County Executive. Statement on Political Outreach Director.

Wednesday January 27, 2016

Governor

1:23pm
Gov. Walker.  Attends Future of the Family Commission meeting.

Legislative

4:38pm
Rep. Allen. Proposes cell tower siting restriction.
3:52pm
Rep. Zepnick. Calls for legislative action on I-94 corridor construction.
3:27pm
WMC. Supports limits on new regulations.
3:03pm
Sen. Lassa, Rep. Hesselbein. Bill to cut veterans services being rushed through legislature.
11:34am
Rep. Shankland, Sen. Harris Dodd. Introduce 12-Month Contraceptive Care Act.
11:01am
Sen. Shilling. Republican school cuts buck national trend.
10:49am
Near West Side Partners. Testifiies in support of SB 528.
10:48am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Praises 12-Month Contraceptive Care Act.
10:29am
One Wisconsin Now. Politifact to Rep. Kooyenga: Federal Government doesn't refinance student loans.
10:24am
Sen. Carpenter. Introduces bill to increase hate crime penalties.
10:17am
Harris for 18th State Senate District. Opposes proposed changes to local veterans service delivery.
10:15am
Rep. Hintz. Preventing unnecessary disease outbreaks.
10:14am
Rep. Subeck. Healthy Babies, Working Mothers Act gains strong bi-partisan support. LRB-3285.
9:41am
Rep. Al Ott. Child life jacket bill to receive public hearing.
8:33am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Women's health group applauds legislative effort to increase access to birth control.
8:32am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: January 27, 2016.
5:09am
Sen. Larson. Statement on Republican Flint water bill.

1:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. AG: Legislature could clarify response times for open records requests.
11:01am
Badger Herald. Study shows Wisconsin suffered second highest decrease in higher education in nation.
9:38am
WBAY. Inmate charged with assaulting nurse, officer at GBCI; new legislation introduced.
9:37am
WBAY. #Brake4Buses: Amber lights bill introduced.
5:06am
WKBT. UWL officials support new statewide sexual assault bill.
5:05am
WFRV. Regulating fantasy sports in Wisconsin.
4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Supporters turn out at hearing for expanded family and medical leave.
4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers told of importance of early childhood education.
4:37am
Racine Journal Times. Committee OKs bill expanding library powers.
4:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmaker reimbursements rose in 2015, despite assurances of cost neutrality.

State Agencies

4:45pm
DNR. State Natural Resources Board elects new officers for 2016.
4:18pm
DNR. Go Wild - a DNR initiative to encourage outdoor adventure.
4:02pm
AG Schimel. Offers sympathy, prayers as 5 children die in house fires in past week.
3:26pm
WI Lottery. Racine and Rice Lake residents each claim $350,000 SuperCash! ticket.
3:02pm
WI Lottery. Dane man claims $50,000 Powerball ticket from the $1.5 billion dollar jackpot.
2:17pm
DNR. State Natural Resources Board approves rules package updating state's water regulations.
2:13pm
DNR. State Natural Resources Board approves increase in bear permits, snowmobile trail through Blue Mound State Park.
1:34pm
ETF. W-2 wage statements for imputed income and wellness incentives.
11:49am
DATCP. Malware-linked spam emails misusing names of major online services.
11:48am
DOJ. Office of Solicitor General continues to defend state's voter ID law.
5:10am
WEDC. Global Water Center to expand.

12:10pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR board allows snowmobilers in Blue Mound State Park.
4:25am
Marshfield News Herald. DNR establishing 10-year panfish plan.

Economy/Business

3:33pm
Scribner, Cohen & Company, S.C. Announces newest shareholder, Jessica B. Gatzke.
1:24pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.

11:40am
Town Hall. Patent litigation reform bill targets venue abuse.
4:51am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Ariens begins enforcing prayer break policy.
4:36am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Presidential candidates Clinton, Sanders bash Johnson Controls over tax inversion.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Feingold criticizes Johnson Controls' move abroad.
4:30am
Cap Times. Wisconsin ranks 38th in private-sector job growth in 2015.
4:29am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Analyst: Verso bankruptcy signals dim future.

Statewide

5:08am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on thwarted Milwaukee attack.

12:11pm
La Crosse Tribune. Panel asks Obama for additional Asian carp control study.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Friends of suspect saw a pot-smoking screw-up, not a radical.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Facebook hires former attorney general as Wisconsin lobbyist.
4:23am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. FBI: Man who plotted attack also wanted to kill Israelis.
4:22am
ABC News. Feds thwart alleged plot to attack Masonic Temple in Wisconsin.
4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. FBI thwarts mass shooting at Milwaukee Masonic center.

Courts

1:27pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Three Unnamed Petitioners v. Peterson - order. Motion to amend the secrecy orders (redacted).

4:29am
Christian Science Monitor. Why you could go to jail for selling a cookie in Wisconsin.
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin, coal-reliant states ask Supreme Court to block EPA carbon rule.

Education

2:10pm
MPS. 3 open houses set as Morse Middle School for the Gifted and Talented continues its tradition at a new location.
1:49pm
UW-Platteville. Faculty forum to address multiculturalism, individuals and citizenship.
1:34pm
UW-Madison. Nanosheet growth technique could revolutionize nanomaterial production.
10:30am
UW-System. Winners of Regents' Diversity Awards announces.
10:15am
DPI. Seeking sponsors for Summer Food Service Program.
5:08am
MPS. Tonight: Big stage for eight MPS boys, girls basketball teams at The City Review.

Local

12:23pm
City of Madison. How to haze a coyote.

2:53pm
Milwaukee NNS. Health center moves into larger, more efficient space in old Goldmann's store.
5:00am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo sour on 'wheel tax.'
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Marquette, Aurora partnership a big deal for downtown.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Among dwindling northwestern farmers, varying opinions on massive hog farm.

Congress

5:21am
The Hill. Rising red ink poses challenges for the GOP.
4:24am
Beloit Daily News. Paul Ryan shares thoughts on first months as Speaker.

Politics

3:25pm
West Allis Youth Commission. Announces State Supreme Court candidate forum.
1:10pm
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker's gubernatorial campaign spent big money while he ran for president.
12:56pm
DPW. ICYMI: "Mr. National Security" exposed: Ron Johnson draws ire for missing 60% of DHS committee hearings in first four years.
10:50am
RPW. Tomah fallout: Feingold is dodging reality.
8:34am
Feyen for 18th State Senate District. Scores another endorsement.
5:11am
RPW. ICYMI: Russ Feingold's Tomah VA problems.

5:12am
USA Today. Trump team says he'll ditch Thursday's GOP debate.
4:59am
WJFW. Duffy endorses Rubio, tells group in Merrill he thinks Trump will get nomination.
4:58am
Juneau County Star-Times. (50th Assembly District) Shrader announces State Assembly candidacy.
4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. During presidential bid, Scott Walker also spent on state campaign.
4:37am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Ex-US Sen. Russ Feingold says race about security, economy.
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Russ Feingold defends his evolution to GOP attacks.
4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Feingold refutes claim he knew of Tomah problems in 2008.
4:32am
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker says high likelihood of seeking third term.

Local Politics

1:47pm
Necci for Walworth County Circuit Court Judge. Endorsed by majority of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices.
1:28pm
Methu for Milwaukee Mayor. Statement on economic development in Milwaukee.

Tuesday January 26, 2016

Governor

5:53pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on Gov. Walker signing Family Care Bill. 
4:44pm
Gov. Walker. Signs Family Care Bill into law at Rock County Courthouse.

1:40pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker, attorney general consider appeal of federal court decision on climate change plan.
5:59am
Wisconsins State Journal. Rural broadband advocates: state's efforts 'insignificant.'

Legislative

3:40pm
Rep. Pope. Responds to misleading comments on voucher funding.
3:32pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: New state budget numbers are a reality check.
2:46pm
Sen. Erpenbach, Rep. Hintz. Proposal to transform delivery of local veterans services a bad idea.
2:45pm
Reps. Barca, Shankland. GOP rural initiative nothing more than election year politics.
1:10pm
Sen. Shilling. Democrats push Family Medical Leave Act protections.
12:13pm
One Wisconsin Now. Student debt rises, Gov. Walker and Republican Legislature refusing to clean up their mess.
10:21am
Sen. Darling. Organ donation bill helps remove barriers.
9:20am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Column: Creating blame.
9:17am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Wisconsin Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Act receives public hearing.
5:29am
Rep. Kitchens. Releases well compensation bill.

10:24am
Sheboygan Press. State legislators work less, get paid more.
9:56am
Badger Herald. Fetal tissue bill faces strong opposition from UW researchers, Wisconsin companies.
5:26am
WJFW. Bill would shorten required holding time for humane societies.
5:25am
CBS 58. Loophole allows tobacco stores to operate as "crime havens."
5:24am
WISC. Lawmakers consider CPR training requirement in schools.
4:54am
Wisconsin Watchdog. Senate committee to hold hearing on civil asset forfeiture reform bill.
4:52am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Educators wary of school gun bills.
4:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill would require six weeks of unpaid leave for living organ donation.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Senate committee hearing set for paid family leave bill.
4:34am
WKOW. Gov. Walker wants legislature to pass college affordability bills this session.

State Agencies

5:58pm
AG. Schimel. Wisconsin joins states in stay application to US Supreme Court on Clean Power Plan. 
3:40pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:18pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Lucky winner holds $116,000 Badger 5 ticket.
1:55pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Sturgeon Bay and Omro residents winners of $279,000 Badger 5 jackpot.
11:39am
DOR. Former Janesville school employee faces 13 felony charges. Complaint.
10:01am
OCI. ACA updates: Important deadlines and changes.
9:16am
DOR. Menomonie woman to be sentenced in tax fraud case. Complaint.

12:20pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Public interest firm sues DNR over delays on records requests.
5:23am
WEAU. Environmentalists sue DNR over records.

Economy/Business

9:55am
Politico. Pentagon in open brawl over spending priorities.
5:12am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Verso halts payments to local wood suppliers.
4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Employers offer new perk - help millennials with college loan debt.
4:24am
MarketWatch. Inversions like Johnson Controls-Tyco to hit corporate tax collection, CBO says. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Statewide

2:14pm
Cornucopia Institute. Update: Who owns organic chart reflects further organic consolidation.
11:36am
Wisconsin Right to Life. We demand answers from Planned Parenthood of WI.

5:04am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Get up to speed with technology.

Courts

2:49pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Three Unnamed Petitioners v. Peterson - Response to movants no. 6 & 7 notice of noncompliance.

Education

2:44pm
UW-Madison. Researchers find Zika virus in Columbia, look for ways to stop it.
1:34pm
UW-Madison. Bazzell to depart UW-Madison in March.

1:42pm
Janesville Gazette. UW financial officer takes Texas job.
5:14am
Cap Times. UW students fire back at state Sen. Steve Nass over political correctness remarks.

Local

12:17pm
NEWaukee. Dohmen Company Foundation Tournavation announces HealthHero software unveiling.
11:12am
Milwaukee County Sup. Omokunde. Introduces resolution seeking youth placement alternatives to Lincoln Hills.
11:11am
MCTS. Produces last paper passes.

5:25am
WISN. Carjackings continue to plague Milwaukee.

Congress

1:33pm
DPW. BREAKING: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Ron Johnson comes under fire for being MIA at committee hearings in first four years.

5:57am
The Hill. Ryan seeks to tame conservatives.
5:43am
USA Today. Obama to propose expanding retirement plans.

Federal Agencies

5:05am
Janesville Gazette. Congressional agency reduces health law sign-up predictions.
5:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Another Tomah VA employee under investigation.

Politics

3:08pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Rhinelander families struggling with Sen. Tiffany's cuts to local schools.
1:36pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Reform. Senator Feingold's botched response to Tomah scandal raises more questions.
1:00pm
Racine County Republican Party. Speaker of the House - Paul Ryan to join Lincoln Day Dinner event.
12:49pm
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Today's vote a reminder: Senator Feingold sold Wisconsin farmers, businesses and families down the river long ago.
12:36pm
Ryan for Congress. Reports $5.3 million in cash on hand.
12:16pm
Feingold for U.S. Senate. Russ on the road for college affordability.
9:21am
RPW. Senator Feingold's dishonesty on Tomah VA scandal.
5:27am
One Wisconsin Now. 'Politics first' Gov. Walker hand-picks who he'll listen to and who he tells about his plan on student debt that fails to help borrowers.

2:42pm
Harris for 18th State Senate District. Endorses student loan debt relief plan.
5:22am
WKBT. La Crosse Republicans make Cruz their pick in straw poll.
5:11am
Stevens Point Journal. How to get a photo ID for elections.
4:52am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Kloppenburg touts nonpartisan career.
4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker says he's making slow but steady progress paying off $1M campaign debt.
4:30am
Daily Beast. Scott Walker's zombie scam PAC.
4:28am
Washington Times. Democrats' bid to reclaim Senate boosted by key recruits.
4:26am
Daily Cardinal. Feingold makes his case for affordable college tuition at campus meeting.
4:23am
CNN. Sanders, Clinton show some fight in Iowa.

Local Politics

1:34pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Endorses Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive.
12:51pm
Wisconsin Jobs Now. Endorses Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive.

4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Opponents of Bucks arena financing vow to mobilize voters.

Monday January 25, 2016

Governor

4:49pm
Rep. Shankland. (Updated) Responds to release of Gov. Walker's receipts from state after failed White House bid.
4:29pm
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin farm named as 2016 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year.
10:44am
Gov. Walker. Continues State of the State tour by visiting schools in Ner Berlin, Fennimore, and New Richmond.

2:40pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker: Presidential campaign has reimbursed state for security travel costs.
2:39pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker confident in state's handling of aging water pipes.
6:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Prioritize UW research to fight disease.

Legislative

3:47pm
Sen. Larson, Rep. Sargent. Announce debt-free college plan.
3:11pm
Sen. Wirch. Tackles fraud against seniors with new legislation.
12:57pm
Rep. Shankland. To hold "Coffee with Katrina" office hours on January 29.
12:37pm
Rep. Mursau. To serve on State Superintendent's Advisory Council on Rural Schools. 
11:14am
Rep. Ballweg. Introduces Sexaul Assault Amnesty bill. 
11:07am
Attorney General Schimel. Endorses Sexual Assault Amnesty Bill. 
10:40am
Rep. Taylor. Blank checks OK for campaign donors, but not our public school children.
6:12am
Rep. Brostoff. Recognizes the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade: Celebrating women's rights.

3:19pm
Cap Times. Democratic bill would expand access to sober living options in Wisconsin.
3:10pm
Janesville Gazette. Democrats propose bill to pay for college.
2:41pm
Wisconsin State Journal. UW, law enforcement back bill to give victims of sexual assault amnesty from drinking tickets.
2:37pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill would give banks a year to sell abandoned homes.
2:37pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers look to shield sexual assault victims from underage drinking citations.
2:36pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Republicans introduce bill to legalize fantasy sports.
2:34pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Planned Parenthood clinic provided fetal tissue to UW-Madison.
6:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. New wrinkle in property rights bill would eliminate tilt toward experts.
5:32am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: Include WIAA in open records, meetings laws.
5:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Jesse Kremer busy unapologetically authoring conservative bills.
5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill supported by Scott Walker would increase 'emergency' aid to college students.
5:04am
Dubuque Telegraph Herald. Legislation aims to woo people to rural Wisconsin, keep them there.
5:00am
Wisconsin Law Journal. Legislators seek $5,000 fine for flying drones over prisons.

State Agencies

4:27pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Environmental Law Center files open records complaint against Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
10:50am
Wisconsin Lottery. Badger 5 winners to split $279,000 jackpot.

5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Bigger fix needed at DOC.
5:05am
WBAY. Internet scam looks like Wisconsin employees website.
5:02am
Cap Times. AG Brad Schimel: Raising awareness of the human trafficking happening in Wisconsin.

Economy/Business

1:31pm
Rep. Steineke. Column: Johnson Controls merger shows need for tax reform.
8:22am
WMC. Business optimism eroding over weak national, global economies.

8:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson Controls announces merger with Tyco International; company to be based in Ireland.
5:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Hiring slowed in Wisconsin last year, early numbers show.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Money manager launches plan to keep more investment fees in Wisconsin.

Statewide

10:41am
Wisconsin Corn Growers Assocation. Corn growers make pitch for UW week specialist.

6:32am
Minnesota Public Radio. Study: Lake Superior is one of the fastest-warming lakes in the world.
6:11am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Manitowoc Councy farm couple wins 63rd state OYF award.
6:10am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin milk output rises 20 months in a row.
6:06am
WJFW. Coyote hunt attention draws in big crowds.
5:33am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Group says wind farm causing health issues.
5:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Renewable energy proponents hope for a 'revolution' in Wisconsin.
5:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Planned coyote-hunting contest in northern Wisconsin faces growing backlash.
5:03am
La Crosse Tribune. Despite state efforts, arsenic continues to poison many private wells in Wisconsin.

Education

1:29pm
Marquette University. Common Ground leaders go "On the Issues" at Marquette Law.
10:52am
Lakeshore Technical College. Recognized for excellence in governmental budgeting.
6:08am
United Council of UW Students. State Senator Nass interferes with UW System affairs.

5:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System president meets with student activists, drawing rebuke from Republican senator.
5:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW System President Ray Cross meets with students on diversity.
5:01am
USA Today. Univ. Wisconsin student activists get long-awaited meeting with president.

Local

3:09pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Sheriff's detectives arrest subjects involved in shooting of man on freeway.
6:17am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputies arrest 13 drunken drivers in Operation Drive Sober.

5:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ashland County has state's highest rate of babies born with narcotic withdrawal symptoms.

Congress

3:57pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on lowered Obamacare enrollment projections.
1:32pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on National School Choice Week.
12:54pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Staff to hold identity theft and fraud prevention workshops.
12:36pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. 'It's just math' - JCI Deal shows need for tax reform. 

3:55pm
The Hill. CBO lowers estimated ObamaCare sign-ups by 40 percent.
5:43am
Cap Times. Editorial: it just makes sense to fund research on gun violence.
5:18am
Sheboygan Press. Grothman defends Ryan, voting record.
5:07am
Cap Times. Rep. Mark Pocan slams how work is done in Washington: 'I hate Congress.'

Politics

4:51pm
RPW. ICYMI: Audio confirms former Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold told of deaths at Tomah VA in 2008.
3:48pm
DPW. Shot/chaser: Tomah rep: "I feel used by Sen. Johnson."
8:24am
Wisconsin Alliance for Reform. New radio ad highlights Russ Feingold's failure to address deadly practices at Tomah V.A.
6:15am
Tranel for State Assembly. Team Tranel: $68,000 cash on hand.

5:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Against odds, Ryan seeks political Holy Grail - a 'mandate election.'
5:19am
La Crosse Tribune. Feingold calls for affordable college during La Crosse visit.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker trying to reconnect with voters in listening sessions.

Local Politics

10:46am
Methu for Milwaukee Mayor. Statement on public safety in Milwaukee.
6:16am
Larson for Milwaukee County Executive. Chris Abele sends campaign dollars out-of-state.

Friday January 22, 2016

Governor

1:47pm
Gov. Walker.  Highlights education success, initiatives at 2016 State Education Convention.
5:54am
Gov. Walker. Attends Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce annual meeting.

2:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker: State needs to invest more in education but no 'blank check.'
5:16am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Walker hires Wausau's Lon Roberts for top job.
5:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ray Allen named new secretary of the Department of Workforce Development.

Legislative

4:12pm
Rep. Sargent. Named State Director for Women in Government.
2:41pm
Sen. LeMahieu, Rep. Katsma. Announce listening sessions.
12:19pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Receives additional committee appointments.
11:28am
One Wisconsin Now. Demands real solutions to student loan debt crisis.
10:02am
Sen. Kapenga. State Senate votes to protect the right to life and human decency.
9:21am
Sen. Risser. Bill will eliminate Wisconsin's criminal abortion statute.
5:53am
Wisconsin FORCE. Applauds Senate for passage of knife clean-up bill.
5:53am
Rep. Murphy. One Wisconsin Now puts politics ahead of students.
5:43am
Lost Dogs of Wisconsin. Legislation would hurt families and lost pets.

4:00pm
Fox 6. Gov. Walker touts $3M education investment while stopping at area technical colleges.
2:27pm
Chippewa Herald. Walker promotes dual credit at CVTC visit.
2:26pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. New heroin laws should help reduce drug abuse, says La Crosse official.
2:25pm
AP. In Wisconsin, civil service change is another labor setback.
2:24pm
Janesville Gazette. Walker says he'll sign civil service bill in next week or 2.
6:25am
Cap Times. Tommy Thompson 'reserves judgement' on GOP civil service changes.
6:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Citizens United opponents mark ruling's anniversary with Capitol protest.
6:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: U-rah-rah, open records!
6:04am
Wisconsin Watchdog. Lawmaker wants 'air ball' police WIAA to open its records to the public.
5:57am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin fantasy sports bill would regulate - but not ban - FanDuel, DraftKings.
5:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP bill would create more 'zombie' homes, Milwaukee officials say.
5:24am
WISC. Bill would set standards for treatment of Lyme disease.
5:20am
WKOW. State budget committee co-chair uncertain if state can afford Gov. Walker's college affordability package.
5:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Authors: GOP college affordability bills will do more to help students than refinancing.
5:15am
Appleton Post Crescent. Walker touts education measures at FVTC.
5:12am
Cap Times. College officials say GOP college affordability bills are 'a good start.'
5:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Politicians at both state, federal levels zero in on college affordability.

State Agencies

3:12pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Jan. 25-31.
12:18pm
DNR. Kimberly-Clark Neenah Nonwovens and Cold Spring facilities welcomed into Green Tier.
9:25am
WEDC. Nominations sought for the Governor's New Product Awards.
9:13am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, Jan. 25-29.
5:52am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

6:06am
Beloit Daily News. Struggling to keep up with technology: Variety of messaging platforms a challenge for public records custodians.
5:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State's new computer system still buggy with payroll.
5:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. DOC: More Lincoln Hills staff resign, on leave amid abuse investigation.
5:07am
Fox 11. DATCP, U.S. Dairy Export Council hope to lift barriers for Wisconsin cheesemakers abroad.

Economy/Business

5:30am
DWD. December unemployment, employment estimates released.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's unemployment rate increased slightly in December.

Statewide

3:15pm
DPW. Statement on 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
2:29pm
Rep. Taylor. 43 years later and we still continue the fight.
12:22pm
Rep. Subeck. On 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Wisconsin Republicans turn back clock on abortion access.
10:05am
Alliance Defending Freedom. Planned Parenthood, Univ. of Wis. lied about baby parts, public records reveal.
9:14am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade: Women are at risk when access to abortion is restricted.
9:12am
Wisconsin Right to Life. 58 million lives lost since Roe v. Wade.

6:35am

Reedsburg Times-Press. Chronically underfunded: CWD grows as funding declines.

6:07am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Lake Michigan ferry gets National Historic Landmark status.
5:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Coyote hunting contest draws complaints from environmental groups.
5:32am
WJFW. Strong emotions as hunters discuss CWD and other deer herd challenges.
5:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Solar outlook brightens in Wisconsin.
5:26am
WUWM. Advocate says solar energy should shine in Wisconsin.
5:08am
La Crosse Tribune. In Wisconsin 83% of Marketplace customers qualify for a tax credit.

Courts

3:49pm
AG Schimel. Wisconsin considering appeal after stay on EPA Power Plan is denied.
2:40pm
MacIver Institute. Decries court decision denying stay for Clean Power Plan.

5:17am
AP. Appeals court: Clean Power Plan can proceed pending review.

Education

3:12pm
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. President named Pacesetter of the Year.
2:42pm
Sen. Nass. UW System President Ray Cross - no apology needed on racial justice.
1:48pm
UW-Madison. Lab keeps cancer treatment radiation machines honest.
1:48pm
Marquette University. Antihydrogen neutral as charged, researcher finds.
9:19am
UW-River Falls. Crop and Soil Science student graduates on the fast track.
9:18am
UW-River Falls. 7th annual Bowls for Hope event to benefit Assistance and Resource Center.
9:17am
UW-River Falls. More than $800,000 in grants awarded to Plant and Earth Science faculty.
9:15am
Survival Coalition. Informs parents of children with disabilities about their right to open enrollment.
5:51am
United Council of UW Students. Meet with UW System President Ray Cross; Cross agrees to issue public statement on UW's failure on racial issues. Demands of UW's black students and of students of color.

6:08am
La Crosse Tribune. Reorganization could halve number of educators per county.

Local

3:14pm
Milwaukee County Sup. West. Invites public to blessing and dedication of Harambee Kitchen.
6:18am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Statement on DOJ COPS listening session about Milwaukee Police.

5:34am
Chippewa Herald. Hundreds turn out to talk federal review of Milwaukee police. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
5:23am
WBAY. Packers tackle questions about Titletown District in Ashwaubenon.
5:22am
WISN. DOJ holds first public listening session about MPD.

Congress

1:41pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Praises marchers' courage.

Politics

2:31pm
Marquette Unversity. Marquette Law School to host Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidates in upcoming "On the Issues" events.
9:21am
Feyen for 18th State Senate District. Wrapping up a busy week.
5:56am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Spanish (& English) language information on Wisconsin voter ID.

Thursday January 21, 2016

General Fund Condition

3:59pm
DPW. Statement on falling state revenues.
1:58pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Statement on new revenue projections.
1:20pm
Rep. Barca. Wisconsin budget lags as Republicans neglect people's priorities.
12:04pm
Sen. Hansen. Wisconsin economy continues to struggle under GOP.
11:47am
Speaker Vos. Statement on projected surplus.
10:52am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. The real state of the state.
10:39am
Sen. Cowles. Urges caution on spending.
10:38am
Gov. Walker. Legislative Fiscal Bureau report projects state will finish biennium with surplus.
10:21am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Statement of budget projection,
10:19am
Sen. Shilling. Budget takes $100 million hit as GOP policies drive down family wages.
10:10am
LFB.  General Fund Condition Statement.

11:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. State financial picture adjusted down by $94 million.
11:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State revenues fall $158 million short of projections.

Governor

3:02pm
Rep. Craig. Thanks Secretary Allen, welcomes incoming Secretary Roberts.
2:44pm
Wisconsin Bankers Assoiation. Statement on Governor Walker's recent DFI and DWD appointments.
1:57pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.
12:36pm
Gov. Walker. Continues State of the State Tour by visiting schools in Appleton, Eagle River, Kenosha, and Chippewa Falls.
10:51am
Gov. Walker. Announces administrative appointments.
8:56am
Wisconsin Economic Development Association. Hails Governor Walker's leadership.

3:56pm
Wisconsin Radio Network. Walker says he will sign civil service changes.
11:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker orders policy change after light discipline case.
5:13am
WBAY. Governor Walker tours NWTC promoting plan to cut cost of higher education.
5:12am
WXOW. Gov. Walker focuses on education in visit to Western Technical College.
5:11am
Fox 11. Gov. Walker talks possible reform for state workers' health insurance.
5:09am
WEAU. Gov. Walker addresses education during visit to La Crosse.
5:06am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker suggests putting health care savings into education, but how would that work?

Senate Floor Session

3:58pm
AG Schimel. Prasies Senate for HOPE legislation passage.
11:07am
Rep. Nygren. Senate approves four HOPE agenda bills.
10:54am
Wisconsin Family Action. Commends Senate on votes to defund Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.
10:49am
Sen. Stroebel. Senate passes civil service reform.
10:36am
Pro-Life Wisconsin. State Senate passes bills defunding Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.
9:44am
Sen. Lassa. Children first, public notice bills advance.
9:39am
Sen. Risser. Statement on GOP civil service elimination.
9:30am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Civil service changes pave way for givebacks, favoritism.
9:29am
Americans for Prosperity - Wisconsin. Applauds the state Senate passage of civil service reform.
5:46am
Sen. Hansen. Statement on GOP elimination of civil service.
5:44am
Sen. Taylor. Author of "Ban the Box" applauds its inclusion in legislation.
5:44am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Senate Republicans vote to cut access to preventive health care.
5:43am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Applauds state Senate for passing AB 310 and SB-238.
5:42am
Rep. Steineke. Statement on passage of civil service reform.
5:41am
Sen. Larson. Statement on passage of expanded strip search authority.
5:40am
Sen. Larson. Statement on the civil service overhaul.
5:40am
Shatterproof. Statement on legislative approval of SB-268/AB-364.
5:39am
Sen. Ringhand. Statement on civil service changes.

10:56am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate votes to strip Planned Parenthood of $7.5 million in federal funds.
5:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate passes bill making it easier for police to conduct strip searches.
5:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate OKs bills on opiate abuse, drunken driving.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Civil service overhaul heads to Scott Walker's desk after Senate passage.
5:07am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin Senate sends disputed civil service overhaul to Walker.
5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate OKs civil service rewrite, Planned Parenthood cuts in long Wednesday session.
5:03am
La Crosse Tribune. Senate approves tougher drunken driving penalties.
4:58am
Minneapolis Star Tribune. Wisconsin Senate passes Planned Parenthood funding cut.
4:53am
WDIO. Wisconsin Legislature approves Milroy's blaze pink bill.

Legislative

4:54pm
Rep. Murphy. Assembly holds hearing on college affordability package.
4:35pm
Rep. Subeck. Citizens hold hearing on referendum that would give voters a voice on Citizens United.
3:59pm
Rep. Steineke. Column: A criminal conviction shouldn't prevent employment.
3:53pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Announces program to attract new farmers. Student loan assistance program. LRB-2621.
3:09pm
Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance. Thanks Dementia Task Force members.
2:50pm
Rep. Sargent. Introduces legislation for sober housing in Wisconsin.
1:21pm
Rep. Craig. Introduces legislation to aid victims of Lyme disease.
9:32am
One Wisconsin Now. Testimony on Assembly bills 739, 740, 741, 742, 743, 744.
8:41am
Rep. Shankland. Democratic Weekly Radio Address.

1:49pm
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Letting little kinds hunt is foolish idea. 
12:46pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Authors: GOP college affordability bills will do more to help students than refinancing.
12:14pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker and Republicans' student debt scheme denies any help to lower borrowers' monthly payments.
6:00am
Mliwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin Republican lawmaker has FanDuel, DraftKings bill in works, but this is different.
5:53am
Fox 11. Nygren wants WIAA subject to open records laws.
5:45am
Minneapolis Star Tribune. Wisconsin rep plans legislation after taunting controversy.
5:36am
Chippewa Herald.  Bipartisan Assembly group seeks about $2 million for Alzheimer's, dementia care.
5:35am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Legislator takes cancer fight in stride.
5:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County offers zoning code rewrite to stop Legislature's opt out bill.
5:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Legislative task force on urban education sets Milwaukee hearing.
5:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bipartisan legislation seeks to target Alzheimer's health crisis
5:27am
Cap Times. Undocumented immigrants oppose bill banning 'sanctuary cities' in Wisconsin.
5:10am
WAOW. Gov. Walker expects legislation against sites like FanDuel, DraftKings.
5:02am
Badger Herald. Student loan repayment bill seeks to attract professionals to Wisconsin's rural areas.
4:59am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Big turnout against bill on Wisconsin police asking immigrant status.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Training Wisconsin students in CPR would save lives health organization says.
4:55am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Bag bans could be sacked.

State Agencies

3:04pm
DATCP. Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant recipients announced.
2:55pm
DOT. Governor Walker announces $108 million in payments to local governments.
2:46pm
DOR. Collections, December FY2016.

Economy/Business

1:51pm
WEC Energy Group. Raises quarterly dividend.

12:00pm
Reuters. Rise in U.S. jobless claims spurs labor market worries.

Statewide

10:35am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Announces WaterStone Bank as founding member.
6:02am
Wisconsin Women in Government. To host leadership panel.

Courts

6:03am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan official part of redistricting suit.

Education

2:52pm
DPI. Lou Kindschi to receive Global Educator of the Year award.
12:34pm
UW-Madison. Libraries, museum partner to preserve and expand accessibility of Silver Buckle Press.
11:48am
UW-Stout. Alumna designs one-of-a-kind garment for American Eagle.
11:36am
UW-Eau Claire. Regent Scholar award supports goespatial mining project, prepares Blugolds for cutting-edge field.
10:34am
DPI. Public school open enrollment application period begins Feb. 1.
9:38am
Medical College of Wisconsin. Animal care program receives continued full accreditation, called "exemplary."
9:34am
UW System. Regent Scholars to be honored for research, innovation, enterpreneurship.
5:47am
MPS. Open house set as Milwaukee Spanish Immersion School expands.

5:53am
WQOW. UW Cooperative Extension proposes reorganization plan after state funding cuts.
5:24am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Doctor demand creates new education option.

Local

5:23am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Counties seek state study of wind power, health.

Congress

3:28pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Launches new college affordability campaign.
1:22pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for funding of gun violence research agenda.
12:35pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Obama's veto rejects reasonable regulation.
11:44am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on the sixth anniversary of Citizens United.

5:37am
Duluth News Tribune. Senate bill includes wolf delisting.
5:26am
Marshfield News Herald. Rep. Sean Duffy remarks on race and abortion.

Politics

1:47pm
WISPIRG. Money out, voters in Wisconsin.
11:46am
Kloppenburg for Wisconsin Supreme Court. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 159 endorses.
10:34am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Endorses Judge Joe Donald for state Supreme Court.
8:43am
Feyen for 18th State Senate District. Fond du Lac Council president endorses.

5:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Russ Feingold says ad blaming him for VA inaction is misinformed.
5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker: Don't expect a re-election announcement anytime soon.

Wednesday January 20, 2016

State of the State Address

12:54pm
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. It is premature to start spending "savings" from self-funding.
12:49pm
DPW. ICYMI: Journal Sentinel Editorial Board: The real state of affairs in Wisconsin.

1:44pm
Janesville Gazette. Rep. Kolste: Walker's speech misses on economy, education and honest government.
5:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker pledges to put self-insurance savings into public education.
5:45am
We Are Green Bay. Local lawmakers react to Walker's address.
5:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: The real state of affairs in Wisconsin.
5:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker touts state's recovery as he seeks a political rebound.
5:01am
Cap Times. Scott Walker talks college affordability in first State of the State since presidential bid.
4:58am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Democrats 'underwhelmed and frustrated' by State of the State.
4:56am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker's speech draws partisan reaction.
4:55am
Janesville Gazette. Walker promises to help people find jobs, bolster education.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 4 takaways from Walker's 2016 State of the State.

State of the State Reaction

2:55pm
Rep. Taylor.
12:31pm
Rep. Krug.
10:35am
Rep. Considine.
10:02am
UW-Stout Chancellor Meyer.
8:41am
Rep. Katsma.
8:25am
Sen. Stroebel (updated).
5:33am
Rep. Spiros. Sen. Hansen. Rep. Barnes. Rep. Ohnstad. Rep. Brostoff. Sen. Taylor.

Governor

1:33pm
Gov. Walker. Visits technical colleges in Green Bay, La Crosse, and Wausau.

Senate Floor Session

5:49pm
Sen. Stroebel. Two bills pass Wisconsin State Senate.
5:43pm
Sen. Darling. Senate approves tougher law for drunk driving.
5:30pm
Sen. Risser. Senate GOP continues attack on women's healthcare.
2:39pm
One Wisconsin Now. Senate Republican session agenda: More cronyism and corruption, less health care.
2:37pm
Sen. Shilling. Senate GOP ignores call for student loan debt relief.

Legislative

4:57pm
Rep. Novak. Bill included in alzheimer's and dementia legislative package.
4:33pm
Rep. Vorpagel. Releases daily fantasy sports bill.
4:03pm
Rep. Skowronski. Announces bill to strengthen Silver Alert.
3:52pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Unveils bills for alzheimer's and dementia funds and grants; legislation has bipartisan support. Information Sheet.
3:34pm
Rep. Vos. Statement on Wisconsin Cares legislative package.
3:33pm
Rep. Jagler. Introduces bill to help those with Alzheimer's.
3:21pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Task force unveils alzheimer's and dementia legislative package.
2:58pm
Reps. Kolste, Brostoff, Meyers, Hesselbein. Dems unveil bills for Alzheimer's and dementia funds and grants: Legislation has bipartisan support.
2:56pm
Rep. Taylor. What you didn't hear in GOP State of the State.
12:32pm
Rep. Allen. Co-sponsors two environmental bills.
12:23pm
Rep. Nygren. WIAA blows call, state suffers.
12:09pm
Sen. Nass. Senate action on civil service reform bill.
11:27am
Sens. Fitzgerald, Shilling; Reps. Kleefisch, Taylor. Column: Bipartisan effort aims to protect survivors of domestic abuse, stalking, and human trafficking.
9:56am
Rep. Subeck. Introduces legislation to support nursing mothers in the workplace. LRB-3285.
9:04am
LAB. Report 16-1: Department of Employee Trust Funds. Briefing Sheet. Mobile Briefing Sheet.

1:00pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Stephen Nass says he's ending opposition to "ban the box" requirement for state workers.
11:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sanctuary cities bill gets hearing Wednesday.
11:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate takes up bills on Planned Parenthood, civil service.
11:37am
WISC. Senate to vote on bill legalizing switchblades.
11:30am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin Senate to vote on Planned Parenthood bills.
6:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Be sensible about Wisconsin's hunting age.
5:38am
Wisconsin Watchdog. 'Alicia's Law' raises serious constitutional concerns.
4:56am
Chippewa Herald. Senate likely to take up civil service changes Wednesday, but which version is still unclear.
4:52am
Duluth News Tribune. Editorial: Free student debt plan from politics.

State Agencies

4:56pm
WI Lottery. West Bend woman is $100,000 Holly Jolly raffle winner.
3:47pm
WI Lottery. Classic Millions instant game has first millionaire.
3:03pm
DPI. Speech: State Education Convention address.
10:59am
DWD. Introduces new JobCenterofWisconsin.com enhancements.
9:42am
AG Schimel. Human trafficking: Sends message to johns, "We're Coming for You."
9:38am
DWD Secretary Newson. Announces up to $3 million available in Wisconsin Fast Forward-Blueprint for Prosperity School-to-Work grants.
9:36am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Telemed testimony - Medical Examining Board hearing.
5:33am
DOJ. Argues in State v. Salinas in Wisconsin Supreme Court.
5:25am
DATCP. Keep an eye out for tax preparation fraud.

5:23am
Sheboygan Press. DA: DOJ dragged feet on Field of Dreams.

Economy/Business

1:06pm
CNN. Oil crash sends Dow diving 500 points.
1:02pm
Milwaukee Busines Journal. Wal-Mart store closings affect nearly 500 employees in Milwaukee area.
6:27am
CNN. UnitedHealth expects to lose nearly $1 billion on Obamacare.

Statewide

4:55pm
WMJ. Wisconsin's smoking burden varies widely across the state.
12:20pm
NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin. Wisconsin's failing grade on reproductive rights.
10:58am
Pro-Life Wisconsin. Stands for personhood at D.C. March for Life.
10:34am
State Bar of Wisconsin. Young lawyers start Milwaukee legal clinic to help homeless youth.
9:22am
Arts Wisconsin. Creative summit to be presented in Ashland.
8:35am
World Cheese Championship Contest. Taste 50 cheeses at March 9 cheese champion event in Madison.

1:08pm
Bloomberg. 2015 was the hottest year on record, by a stunning margin.
6:04am
USA Today. FBI official: 'Perfect storm' imperiling gun background checks.
5:22am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Agency: Take action to protect Great Lakes.
4:49am
WBAY. Wisconsin ranks among top states people are leaving.

Courts

4:04pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts 12 new cases.
8:50am
District I Court of Appeals. Roderick N. Salfinger v. Fairfax Media Limited.

4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Supreme Court ruling on immigration would be felt in Wisconsin.

Education

4:21pm
MPS. Prospective and current Montessori families, educators invitied to MPS' Montessori Schools Summit.
3:03pm
Marquette University. To partner with Aurora Health Care on athletic performance research center.
1:31pm
UW-Stout. Radio program to tell story of former administrator's life.
11:13am
UW-Platteville. To host LEAP Conference.

Local

10:34am
NEWWaukee. Announces 2016 non-profit partnership lineup.

11:36am
Fox 11. Feds respond to tribe's suit on hemp operation.
5:43am
WQOW. Eau Claire County representative proposes to change constitution to appoint treasurer.
5:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee aldermen OK $5 million settlement of strip search lawsuits.
5:21am
Green Bay Press Gazette.  A new concern for wind farm opponents.
5:13am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Mega-farm meeting draws hundreds in Rome.
5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. 2 development teams submit new proposals for Judge Doyle Square; another fractures.
4:59am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee Bucks' arena district zoning, development plan wins Common Council approval.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Waterway near proposed CAFO has high phosphorus levels.

Congress

4:06pm
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson. Disappointed that refugee bill is blocked.
12:08pm
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. WOTUS veto wrong for corn farmers.

4:42pm
The Hill. Obama considers campaign finance executive order.
6:18am
Rueters. Obama faces immigration hurdles even if he wins at high court.

Politics

3:13pm
DPW. Right-wing front group highlights Sen. Ron Johnson's hypocrisy.
9:38am
RPW. ICYMI: Feingold's dangerous stance on Iran deal is front and center.

5:14am
Stevens Point Journal. Email suggests Gov. Walker will run again.
4:48am
BuzzFeed. Ron Johnson agrees with Trump: Cruz should get declaratory judgement on eligibility.

Local Politics

4:05pm
Larson for Milwaukee County Executive. Civil service protections need to be restored.
5:35am
Methu for Milwaukee Mayor. Statement on opening of campaign office and participating in challengers debate forum on January 18th.
5:27am
Kenney for Milwaukee 11th District Alderman. Blasts Borkowski statements and vote on sexual assault victims.

6:21am
Governing. Milwaukee's problems leave longtime mayor vulnerable.

Tuesday January 19, 2016

State of the State Address

7:52pm
Gov. Walker. Announces 2020 Vision Project in State of the State Address.
7:51pm
Gov. Walker. Supporting our veterans: Highlights veterans unemployment rate of 3.6% in State of the State Address.
7:49pm
Gov. Walker. Improving mental health programs: Highlights initiatives in State of the State Address.
7:48pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights Dementia-Capable Wisconsin Initiative in State of the State Address.
7:46pm
Gov. Walker. Project SEARCH prepares youth with disabilities for workforce, career success.
7:45pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights Broadband Expansion Grant Program in State of the State Address.
7:42pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights college affordability.
7:40pm
Gov. Walker. Announces additional $3 million for dual enrollment program.
7:39pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights academic and career planning.
7:34pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights property tax relief in State of the State Address.
7:11pm
Gov. Walker. 2016 State of the State Address.
5:40pm
Rep. Hintz. Debunking Governor Walker's SOTS claim.
5:05pm
One Wisconsin Now. State of Gov. Walker's response to student loan debt crisis: 'woefully incomplete.'
4:31pm
Gov. Walker. Excerpts from 2016 State of the State Address.
10:45am
RPW. Governor Walker is working for Wisconsin.
9:18am
Gov. Walker. 2016 State of the State Address to stream live at WorkingforWisconsin.wi.gov.

8:41am
Cap Times. Democrats knock Scott Walker's college affordability proposal before State of the State.
5:30am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Weighing expectations for Walker's State of the State.
5:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Big change from a year ago: Walker at crossroads for address.
5:09am
Fox 11. Walker: Workforce development to be focus of annual addres.
5:05am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Dems ready for Walker's State of the State.
5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker: State of the State will touch on education, job training.

State of the State Reaction

8:28pm
Rep. Novak. Rep. Loudenbeck. Rep. Bernier. Sen. Lassa.
8:25pm
Sen. Marklein. Rep. Sargent. Rep. Taylor. Sen. Fitzgerald. Rep. Swearingen.
8:23pm
Rep. Murphy. Rep. Vorpagel. Sen. Ringhand. Rep. Zamarripa. UW System President Cross, Regent President Millner.
8:19pm
Rep. Czaja. Rep. Allen. Sen. Roth. Rep. Spreitzer. Sen. Lazich. Rep. Barca.
8:16pm
Sen. Vukmir. Rep. Thiesfeldt. Sen. Darling. Rep. Danou. Sen. Harris Dodd. Rep. Macco. DPW. RPW.
8:11pm
Sen. Larson. Sen. Miller. Rep. Wachs. Rep. Edming. Rep. Rodriguez.
8:08pm
Rep. Steineke. Rep. Mason. Rep. Nygren. Rep. Subeck. Rep. Jorgensen. Sen. Shilling.
8:06pm
Sen. Vinehout. Speaker Vos. Rep. Shankland.

Assembly Floor Session

5:07pm
Rep. Novak. Applauds passage of increased access to medical information for adoptees.
4:30pm
Rep. Mursau. Bill to help logging industry passes Assembly.
4:25pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Two Rep. Loudenbeck bills pass Assembly.
4:17pm
Rep. Steffen. Assembly supports Titletown District development.
3:20pm
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Republicans refuse to consider referendum giving voters a voice on Citizens United.

2:45pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly OKs bill for disabled children who are crime victims.
2:45pm
NBC 15. Assembly OKs bill to improve child victim investigations.

Legislative

4:49pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Time to invest in rural broadband access.
11:49am
Rep. Sanfelippo. The truth is incontrovertible on municipal IDs.
11:21am
DPW. Minnesota launches student loan refinancing program, Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Harsdorf remain opposed to idea.
6:47am
Rep. Jarchow. Works at Bill's Distributing for 'Working With You' day.

2:41pm
Janesville Gazette. Assembly speaker hopes to pass Walker college proposals.
12:07pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. FDL School Board sends strong message to state legislators.
9:48am
Janesville Gazette. Locals weigh in on bill that could drop hunting's minimum age rule.
5:26am
Chippewa Herald. Editorial: Trout streams deserve protection.
5:09am
Baraboo News Republic. Considine addresses guns, middle class, other issues in Baraboo.
5:00am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Defraud taxpayer, go straight to jail.

State Agencies

3:21pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Communities receive nearly $2.4 million for projects.
2:28pm
DOR. Kicks off tax season.
2:18pm
Wisconsin Lottery. $50,000  Powerball winners starting to come forward.
2:18pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:38pm
DATCP. State's pollinator protection plan ready for review.

5:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Pipe burst causes water damage in state Capitol office.
5:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Officials overseeing Lincoln Hills got thousands of dollars for unused leave.
5:21am
Cap Times. Editorial: Lincoln Hills is another hot mess on Scott Walker's watch.

Economy/Business

3:32pm
GLC Minerals. Holly Bellmund named President/COO.

11:46am
San Diego Reader. Qualcomm...a "patent troll"?
5:23am
Janesville Gazette. Why global woes and sinking stocks don't mean U.S. recession.
5:11am
Duluth News Tribune. Oxfam: Richest 62 people own same as half the world's population.
5:08am
WBAY. Ariens CEO clarifies company's prayer policy.
5:07am
WEAU. Record low gas prices could mean bad news for the economy.
5:04am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Cash or credit? Wisconsin residents are 8th-best at managing money, report says.

Statewide

3:05pm
Michael Best & Friedrich. Welcomes patent agent Ashley K. Lipinski.
2:29pm
Wisconsin Association for Justice. Lessons learned.
8:58am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. New state budget report shows impact of state budget on Wisconsin women and girls.
8:39am
WMC. Wisconsin Chamber of Comerce Executives Association welcomes changes to Board of Directors.

Courts

10:17am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Three Unnamed Petitioners v. Hon. Gregory A. Peterson - Notice of noncompliance. Letter regarding movant's notice of noncompliance.

12:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 2 John Doe probe figures accuse prosecutor of ignoring court order.
8:43am
New York Times. Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obama immigration actions.

Education

3:34pm
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Will WIAA memo inspire sports fans to respond positively?
3:04pm
UW-Stout. Area high school students advance to state DECA competition.
12:34pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. New records show MPS seeking to obtain vacant school buildings under state law.
9:23am
UW-River Falls. Reaches $20 million fundraising milestone six months early.
6:46am
MPS. Big stage for eight MPS boys, girls basketball teams at The City Review.

Local

2:42pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Western Wisconsin town denies request to mine frac sand below groundwater.

Congress

1:01pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.

12:42pm
The Hill. CBO: Federal deficit to rise to $544 billion.
9:25am
The Hill. This week: Senate faces fight over refugees.
5:10am
Portage Daily Register. Congressman 'amazed' by Columbia County ethanol plant's productivity.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Baldwin pushes for new standards in regenerative medicine industry.

Politics

2:46pm
Marquette University. Charles Franklin goes "On the Issues" to present new Marquette Law School Poll.
11:45am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Senator Feingold doubles down on president's agenda, reckless Iran deal.
8:37am
Wisconsin Alliance for Reform. Launches full-page ad on Russ Feingold's Tomah VA failure.
6:48am
Feyen for 18th State Senate District. Waupun alderman endorses.

2:43pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker signals a re-election run in 2018.
12:38pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Iran deal eposes gulf in Ron Johnson, Russ Feingold views.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Big donors, election wins equal flush coffers for Wisconsin Republicans.
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Barca questions spending by Walker's state campaign.

Monday January 18, 2016

Governor

2:20pm
Gov. Walker. Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., issues proclamation celebrating his life.

5:09am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Walker: Refinancing student debt won't help.
5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker doesn't share opinion on allowing guns on school grounds.
5:07am
WSAW. Gov. Walker prepares for State of State Address on Tuesday.
5:06am
Traverse City Record-Eagle. Editorial: Great Lakes state governor needs to make a statement.

Legislative

1:05pm
Rep. Subeck. Introduces "Safe Storage for Gun Safety" package to curb gun violence and accidental shootings. LRB-4399. LRB-4400. LRB-4412. LRB-4423.
10:37am
Rep. Barca. Walker/Republican cuts to K-12 and higher education total more than $2 billion. LFB Memo.

8:59am
Cap Times. Robin Vos: Wisconsin Assembly doesn't have the votes to pass aborted fetal tissue research ban.
5:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bill makes lying on professional license application a crime.
5:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Bridging the cynicism gap.
5:17am
ABC News. Virginia, Missouri limit media access at state capitols.
5:12am
Cap Times. Democratic bill seeks to force Wisconsin judges to recuse themselves over campaign contributions.
5:01am
Racine Journal Times. Legislators spar over college affordability plans.
4:57am
La Crosse Tribune. Republicans look to eliminate minimum hunting age.

State Agencies

3:50pm
Secretary of State La Follette. Regarding the validity of apostilles or authentications not issued by the Secretary of State.

5:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker administration won't explain what happened to text messages related to WEDC loan.
5:04am
Cap Times. Maximum stints in solitary cut for Wisconsin prisoners, but Waupun inmates left in dark.

Economy/Business

11:49am
Governor's Business Plan Contest. Veteran members on call for contestants in 2016 Governor's Biz Plan Contest.

5:57am
Bloomberg. Rise of the robots will eliminate more than 5 million jobs.
5:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. State dairy exporters looking for a new whey to raise sagging prices.
5:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Muslim group calls for compromise in Ariens prayer dispute.
5:27am
WBAY. New prayer rules at Ariens leave dozens of Muslims unemployed.

Statewide

11:45am
RENEW Wisconsin. 2015's best renewable energy projects to receive recognition this week.
9:21am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. Strongest Wisconsin home sales since 2005.

5:25am
Cap Times. Report: In insuring Hispanic kids, Wisconsin lags the nation.
5:00am
Chippewa Herald. Reprimand remains Wisconsin medical board's most common discipline.

Education

11:48am
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Wisconsin public school leaders to meet in Milwaukee.

5:42am
Cap Times. After public ridicule of sportsmanship memo, WIAA director says group will examine its guidelines.
4:59am
USA Today. Aaron Rodgers says Wisconsin ban on HS chants is an airball.

Local

6:25am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputies arrest 16 drunken drivers in Operation Drive Sober.
6:23am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputies arrest 10 drunken drivers overnight.

5:44am
Janesville Gazette. The rise of meth: Methamphetamine use increasing in Rock, Walworth counties.
4:58am
Chippewa Herald. City, village under stricter phosphorus limits.

Congress

6:26am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
6:23am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on release of Americans held by Iran.

Politics

11:51am
Anderson for U.S. Senate. And LPDane sponsor free movie.
10:34am
Racine County Republican Party. Welcomes former Navy SEAL Commando Christopher Mark Heben and Speaker Paul Ryan to annual Lincoln Day Dinner.
10:32am
RPW.  Honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
6:27am
Feyen for 18th State Senate District. Takes moment to commemorate Martin Luther King Day.
6:24am
Feingold for U.S. Senate. Statement: Burkina Faso and Iran announcement.

12:38pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Joe Donald once supported Rebecca Bradley, now looks to unseat her.
5:58am
Reuters. Sanders lashes out at Clinton in contentious Democratic debate.
5:38am
Marshfield News Herald. Deja vu: Spiros, Stencil to face off again.
5:37am
Wausau Daily Herald. Wright touts fundraising as rival emerges.
5:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democratic Party of Wisconsin pays $23,000 fine to federal regulators.
5:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A decade of dissatisfaction.
5:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson admits error in calling Nikki Haley an 'immigrant.'
5:14am
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Feingold visits UWGP ethanol plant.

Local Politics

6:39am
Kies for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Branch 45. Milwaukee Area Labor Council proves growing strength of independent, nonpartisan campaign.

 

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