Thursday February 22, 2018 - Updated 10:16am

Governor

5:07am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Governor signs Leading on Lead legislation.

4:51am
WISN. Walker signs bill for grants to fix lead service lines.

Legislative

10:16am
Rep. Steffen. Supports proposal to address prosecutor shortage in Brown County.
10:14am
Sen. Bewley. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Depite flooding risks, GOP rolls back wetland protections.
10:13am
Rep. Thiesfeldt, Fond du Lac County DA Toney. Supports increases to ADA positions. 
10:11am
Rep. Subeck. Introduces bill to combat Medicaid fraud
10:03am
Kronenwetter Community Development Director Fifrick. Testifies in support of more flexibility for bike lanes & sidewalks.
10:01am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Column: East-West project represents ATM for Wisconsin's economy.
5:16am
Rep. Macco. Assembly approves Partners with Business bill.
5:13am
Sen. Vukmir. Victim Prevention bills head to governor's desk.
5:12am
Rep. Spiros. Supports criminal justice and corrections reform.
5:10am
Rep. Steineke. 2 more assistant DA's for Outagamie and Brown counties.
5:08am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on passage of AB-606
5:06am
Rep. Tusler. Promotes law and order, supports our district attorneys.
5:03am
AG Schimel. Statement regarding proposed funding for new prosecutor positions.
4:58am
Sen. Stroebel. MMAC turns back on free speech.  Non-Party Brief.

9:55am
DrydenWire. Bewley bill passes Senate.
5:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Assembly passes bill to keep laws affecting Milwaukee from affecting Dane County.
4:55am
WKOW. Walker says he'd sign Lincoln Hills bill.
4:54am
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Dodge County could get another prosecutor under Born proposal.
4:53am
Racine Journal Times. Racine could get two additional assistant district attorneys.
4:49am
Fox 6. 'We have to change what we're doing;' Assembly approves $80M plan to shut down Lincoln Hills.  Cap Times. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislature approves stiffer criminal penalties, minimum sentencing.
4:42am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State Legislature approves increase to historic tax credit cap.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers committing $430 million for new adult prison and youth lockups in Wisconsin.
4:38am
WTMJ. New bill would protect employees by forbidding drug testing for THC.
4:35am
Reedsburg Times-Press. Reedsburg's Brooks pushed foster care changes.
4:34am
Daily Reporter. Contractor liability bill heads to Assembly.
4:33am
APG Media. Special legislation for Cable clears the Senate.
4:32am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly to back borrowing $350M for new prison.
4:30am
WTMJ. Parents weigh-in on Wisconsin Attorney General's push to arm teachers.

State Agencies

5:11am
ETF. GIB approves RFPs, set open enrollment period.
5:05am
AG Schimel. Human Trafficking Bureau hosts training in Eau Claire for investigating human trafficking.

Economy/Business

10:10am
Xcel Energy. Namd one of the World's Most Admired Companies for fourth consecutive year.

Environment/Outdoors

4:31am
CBS 58. High road salt use causing Wisconsin lakes to suffer.

Statewide

9:52am
Wisconsin Bike Fed. Pedestrian deaths on the increase.

4:43am
Juneau County Star-Times. In Depth: As young professional flock to urban areas rural Wisconsin aims to lure them back.

Education

10:06am
UW-Madison. GreenHouse program coordinator blends sustainability, student life.
9:59am
UW-Stout. Watershed conference topics include Mississippi River, well testing.
5:01am
WAICU. WorkForce 2018: 27th annual Private, Non-Profit Colleges' Career & Internship Fair.

4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Cross: There's 'confusion' over shared governance.

Local

5:04am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. IceBreaker speaker named "Grand Master" chocolatier by International Chocolate Salon.

4:36am
USA Today. Milwaukee leaders announce bid for 2020 Democratic National Convention.
4:28am
WUWM. ACLU accuses Milwaukee Police of targeting people of color in unconstitutional stops.

Politics

10:09am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Endorses Josh Kaul for Attorney General.
10:07am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Murph Burke joins Jim Klauser as honorary campaign co-chair.
9:53am
Flynn for Governor. Looking back of the Koch brother prank call.
4:59am
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme court primary.

4:50am
CNBC. Here are 3 key Senate races that show why Democrats are at risk of losing seats in 2018.

Local Politics

9:58am
Lau for Waukesha County Circuit Court Branch 12 Waukesha County sheriffs cite experience, endorse.

Wednesday February 21, 2018

Governor

6:55pm
Sen. Cowles. Bill to address lead laden water signed into law.
6:50pm
Gov. Walker. Signs Leading on Lead Act into law.

4:24am
WSAW. Gov. Walker shares plans for state's health insurance coverage solution.
4:23am
WSAW. 7 Investigates: Walker now OK with negotiating closure date for Lincoln Hills-Copper Lake youth prisons.
4:21am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. In local stop, Walker touts his bill as ACA fix.
4:19am
WSAW. Governor works for a day at New London McDonald's

Senate Floor Session

2:29pm
Rep. Subeck. Legislation creating grants to support foster families passes state Senate.
12:49pm
Rep. Subeck. Legislation to allow municipal officials to serve as election officials passes state Senate.
10:56am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Applauds the passage of SB-081 in the state Senate.
9:34am
Pro-Life Wisconsin. Wisconsin Senate passes bill ending abortion coverage for state employees.
9:25am
ABC of Wisconsin. Statement on Assembly Bill 508 passing the Senate.
5:30am
Rep. Zimmerman. Leads state health coverage effort.
5:16am
Sen. Hansen. Republicans have double-standard when it comes to fraud.
5:10am
Sen. Hansen. Republicans pass wetlands destruction bill.
5:09am
Sen. Marklein. Rural school funding bill moves to the governor's desk.
5:08am
Gov. Walker. Thanks Legislature for passing Wisconsin Works for Everyone welfare reform bills.
5:08am
Gov. Walker. Applauds Legislature for approving major component of his ambitious agenda for 2018.
5:07am
Gov. Walker. Applauds Legislature for passing key component of Health Care Stability Plan with bipartisan support.
5:05am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Hails Senate passage of Walker welfare reform plan.
5:02am
Sen. Shilling. Republicans block school shooting precautions.
5:00am
WOW Logistics. Statement on passage of AB-547.
4:59am
Sen. Darling. Senate approves bill closing gun crime loopholes.
4:57am
Rep. Steineke. Senate approves wetlands bill - headed to governor.

4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate passes abortion limits for public workers.
4:45am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Legislature passes bulk of Walker welfare overhaul.
4:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislature approves Walker's welfare, reinsurance, rural school plans.
4:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Senate votes to roll back wetlands protections.
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Senate votes to give pay raises to state workers.
4:27am
WDIO. Senate votes to make 'straw' gun purchases a felony.
4:22am
Chippewa Herald. Legislature votes to boost cap on historic rehabilitation credit.
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate passes bills on wetlands, abortion, civil asset forfeiture.

Assembly Floor Session

3:36pm
Rep. Brostoff. Universal background checks fail on party line in WI state Assembly.
3:35pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Wisconsin victim advocates outraged by votes to restrict public benefits and deny universal background checks for gun sales.
3:33pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on passage of Wisconsin Model of youth justice.
3:32pm
Reps. Schraa, Goyke. Wisconsin model for juvenile corrections.
3:05pm
Rep. Hintz. Assembly Democrats lead the charge on juvenile corrections reform.
2:31pm
Rep. Steineke. Milton officer and kidney donor to be named Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
2:30pm
Rep. Steineke. Life saving officer and employee to be named Assembly 'Hometown Heroes.'
12:35pm
Wisconsin Family Ties. Armed guards in school? Wrong answer.
11:23am
Rep. Neylon. Issues statement on Assembly floor session.
11:22am
Rep. Allen. Votes to help offset Obamacare disaster.
10:55am
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on passage of AB-569 and AB-731.
10:54am
Rep. Rohrkaste. Assembly and Senate approve multiple bills.
10:49am
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians. Applauds state Assembly on passage of direct primary care bill.
10:01am
VFW-Department of Wisconsin. Thanks Assembly for passage of "Green Alert" legislation.
9:27am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on passage of bill allowing emergency access to mental health treatment for homeless unaccompanied youth.
5:34am
Rep. Snyder. Sara's Law passes state Assembly with bipartisan support.
5:29am
Rep. Subeck. Republicans sell out to predatory rent-to-own industry, leaving consumers to literally pay the price.
5:28am
Rep. Taylor. Assembly Republicans block background check bill, want armed guards at schools.
5:27am
Rep. Tranel. $1 billion rural economic development fund bill passes the state Assembly.
5:26am
Rep. Rodriguez. Assembly approves intensive care coordination pilot program.
5:20am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Care coordination bill passes the Assembly with bipartisan support.
5:19am
Rep. Subeck. Bi-partisan legislation to update county population threshold passes the state Assembly.
5:11am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. To lawmakers: Stand up for worker freedom!
5:04am
American Heart Association. 911 dispatcher assisted CPR bill passes Wisconsin State Assembly.
5:00am
Rep. Bernier. State Assembly approves three bills.
4:56am
Rep. Considine. Votes to support universal gun background checks.
4:56am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Assembly Republicans pass direct primary care.

4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Contentious gun regulation debate embroils state Assembly. Cap Times.
4:45am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly sends reinsurance legislation to Gov. Walker's desk.
4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Assembly approves deregulation of rent-to-own companies. U.S. News & World Report.
4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly adopts $6.8 million package to attract Millennials.
4:29am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly approves $50 million rural economic development program.

Legislative

6:53pm
Rep. Jacque Ecstatic over additional funding for prosecutors.
2:24pm
Reps. Born, Nygren. Assembly GOP unveils proposal addressing district attorney staffing. LFB Memo.
1:36pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Amendment protects people with preexisting conditions.
1:08pm
Right Wisconsin. Four prominent conservative organizations oppose Walker plan for Kimberly-Clark bailout in RightWisconsin op-ed.
12:50pm
Rep. Summerfield. Statement on ADA proposal.
10:54am
Wisconsin Library Association. Announces 2018 Legislator of the Year and Library Champion awards.

12:41pm
Cap Times. Republican proposal would address prosecutor staffing shortages in 40 Wisconsin counties.
12:41pm
The Hill. Wisconsin welfare reform could be model for GOP.
5:32am
CBS 58. Wisconsin Assembly to vote on shutting down Lincoln Hills.
4:22am
Cap Times. New law opens doors for corporations to balance profit with social good.

State Agencies

3:34pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Investigates isolated voting issues in spring primary.
2:00pm
OCI. Applauds Legislature on passage of SB-770, Wisconsin Health Care Stability Plan, with bipartisan support.
12:53pm
DFI. Joins other groups in support of America Saves Week.
12:32pm
Placed on State Register of Historic Places:  Antelope Shipwreck. Barton Elementary. Glen Park Suspension Bridge. Frank W. Hoyt Park. Green Bay Downtown Historic District. Herman and Lillian Greiling House. Albert and Ellen Neufeld House. Northern Casket Company. Charles and Gertrude Rietz House.
10:53am
DOR. Fraud and identity theft protection efforts pay off.

4:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Sex assault testing effort yields first charges in Wisconsin. Appleton Post-Crescent.
4:32am
Cap Times. Popular resident cafe reopens at King veterans home.

Economy/Business

4:33am
Kenosha News. Carthage to host forums analyzing Foxconn's local impact.

Statewide

10:45am
WECC. Celebratess Pace Wisconsin's role in funding millions in energy efficiency upgrades.

Education

2:28pm
UW-Madison. Ebola vaccine inches toward human clinical trials.
11:52am
DPI. State's AP participation and performance improve.
10:52am
UW-Platteville. Students collaborate at Innovation Mixer.

9:31am
Real Clear Investigations. When school voucher foes called in the feds...and called the shots.

Local

10:48am
NEWaukee. Announces projects chosen to pitch at The Big Impact.

12:42pm
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee to bid for 2020 Democratic National Convention.
12:37pm
Stevens Point Journal. Stevens Point takes stance on climate change, asks Congress to pass carbon fee.

Congress

2:27pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin, U.S. Rep. Moore. Call on Social Security Administration to ensure all Milwaukee residents have access to social security benefits and services.
11:53am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Visits Wausau to meet with local family caregivers.

Politics

12:33pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Calls on Speaker Ryan to meet with students from his district.
11:24am
One Wisconsin Now. Election night losers: Gov. Scott Walker, NRA, WMC and Michael Screnock.
10:51am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Reaches 400+ grassroots Wisconsin endorsements.
10:50am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Grothman runs to Koch brothers.
10:43am
Melvin for Waukesha Circuit Court Branch 12. Endorses Judge Screnock in high court race.
5:24am
RPW. Statement on Judge Michael Screnock winning the Spring Primary Election.
5:23am
DPW. Statement on the Wisconsin Supreme Court primary election.
5:22am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Advances to general election.
5:17am
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin Supreme Court primary election results another loss for Wisconsin's right-wing political machine.
5:13am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Statement on primary election results.
5:13am
RSLC. President Matt Walker congratulates Judge Michael Screnock on advancing to general election.

12:44pm
The Hill. Progressive group calls out Ryan on gun control with Janesville billboard.
5:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin sees bump in spring primary turnout despite weather.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Michael Screnock, Rebecca Dallet win state Supreme Court primary, advance to general election. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin State Journal. 
4:25am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Voters upset after discovering they were removed from voter rolls.

Tuesday February 20, 2018

Governor

3:47pm
Gov. Walker. Participates in "Take Your Governor to Work Day" at New London McDonald's.
10:53am
Gov. Walker. Tours hospitals in Eau Claire and Wausau to promote Health Care Stability Plan.

4:40am
La Crosse Tribune. Cancer patient at Mayo-Franciscan tells Walker: 'They're saving my life.'
4:37am
NBC 26. Walker makes healthcare pitch in Green Bay.

Senate Floor Session

7:49pm
Sen. Larson. Passage of Senate Bill 408.
7:48pm
Rep. Kerkman. Unemployment insurance fraud bill passes Senate.
7:06pm
Sen. Johnson. Bipartisan 'Green Alert' bill passes state Assembly, heads to governor.
6:16pm
Sen. Craig. Civil asset forfeiture reform passes the Senate.
6:16pm
DPW. Vukmir, Wisconsin Senate Republicans pass radical anti-choice bill.
6:15pm
Sen. Cowles. Bill to combat child neglect and Hire Heroes pass Senate.
6:11pm
Sen. Risser. Statement on passage of GOP welfare bills attacking those most in need.
5:19pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Bill targeting human traffickers passes Senate.
5:18pm
Sen. Kapenga. State Senate passes Wisconsin Works for Everyone welfare reform package.
4:48pm
Sen. Vukmir. Votes for welfare reform package.
12:33pm
Sen. Craig. Zero-based budgeting bill passes Senate.
12:15pm
Wisconsin Wetlands Association. Senate will vote on bill to remove protection for thousands of acres of wetlands.

Assembly Floor Session

7:52pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on GOP refusal to act on gun safety.
7:51pm
Rep. Anderson. Assembly Republicans are the only people left in America who oppose universal background checks.
7:50pm
Reps. Edming, Anderson; Sen. Tiffany. Bi-partisan Employment First legislation clears the Assembly.
7:37pm
Rep. Steineke. Assembly Republicans pass school safety, firearm safety bill.
7:36pm
Rep. Hintz. Republicans vote against universal background checks.
6:49pm
Rep. Krug. Two bills pass Assembly.
6:13pm
Rep. Sargent. Statement on Assembly Republicans' refusal to adopt universal background checks in Wisconsin.
6:12pm
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Democrats move bill requiring background checks for all firearm purchases; Republicans refuse to act.
4:39pm
Rep. Petersen. Amending AB-963 to retain jobs and protect taxpayers.

Legislative

3:30pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association, Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives, Wisconsin Nurses Association, Wisconsin Association of Nurse Anesthetist, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative. Hospitals, nurses and educators call on lawmakers to reject amendment gutting nursing workforce data program.
2:41pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Testifies on civil forfeiture reform.
1:01pm
Rep. Taylor. Students call for gun safety measures. Letter to Gov. Walker, Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos.
12:22pm
WISPIRG, Wisconsin Catholic Conference. Rent-to-own carve-outs good for predatory lenders, bad for Wisconsinites.
12:07pm
School Administrators Alliance. Memo regarding AB-693 ASA 2 - Rights of and protections for teachers.
11:11am
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Memo in opposition to Assembly Sub. 2 to AB-693, relating to rights and protections for teachers.
10:52am
Survival Coalition. Disability advocates make final plea for stakeholder process in welfare reform package.
10:50am
Wisconsin Black and Latino Caucus. Students from Milwaukee Bay View's ProStart Culinary Program help state Capitol celebrate Black History Month.
8:27am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Bill would rip away essential health benefits & legalize insurance discrimination based on pre-existing conditions.
4:50am
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Bill usurps authority of Milwaukee citizens and could bring financial hardship to taxpayers.

4:17pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin AG Brad Schimel says he'd train gun-carrying teachers if state law allowed it.
2:59pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Vos: Democrats' demand for gun control 'sad.'
2:09pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin attorney general open to allowing guns in schools.
2:08pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Madison students, Democrats call for action on gun bills.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans rush bill to allow business association to self-insure.
4:47am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin lawmaker proposes allowing concealed carry in private schools. WKBT.
4:44am
WISC. Autism and mental health advocates worried about losing insurance coverage.
4:42am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Senate nears final approval for new restrictions on welfare benefits.
4:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers revise juvenile corrections overhaul to address county, state concerns.
4:41am
WBAY. Kimberly-Clark taking tax credit proposal "into consideration."
4:39am
Kenosha News. Village pushes 'dark store' action.
4:36am
WKOW. Senate to honor fallen trooper Anthony Borostowski.

State Agencies

3:28pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Community projects receive nearly $23.5 million.
2:11pm
DOJ. New testing results of previously unsubmitted sexual assault kit leads to arrest for a 2008 assault.
1:55pm
DNR. Recent rainfall, flooding may contaminate wells.
1:35pm
WDVA. Veterans Home at King celebrates grand re-opening of Veterans Cafe.
1:03pm
DNR. Weekly news.
10:56am
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Door and Manitowoc counties.

Economy/Business

2:17pm
Carthage College. To host three public forums analyzing Foxconn's local impact.
8:22am
Fincantieri Marine Group. U.S. Navy awards concept design contract to Fincantieri to evolve FREMM into FFG(X). 
7:28am
WorkBoat. Marinette Marine awarded Navy design contract.

1:05pm
Miwaukee Journal Sentinel. Eminent domain may be used to acquire land for Foxconn from holdouts.
4:46am
WBAY. Navy awards Lockheed Martin $15 million contract for Frigate design.
4:37am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn land acquisition hearing set.

Statewide

2:58pm
Badger Institute. Tax attorney Jay Miller named Visiting Fellow.

4:38am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State home sales rose 2.8% in January.

Courts

12:19pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Shannon Olance Hendricks.
12:18pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Daniel J. H. Bartelt.

Education

4:41pm
UW-Extension, UW System, UW-Madison. Wisconsin Public Television and Radio return to UW-Madison.
3:27pm
UW-Rock County. Presents "Legends."
2:29pm
UW-Stout. Pop-up arcade store project hits all the right buttons for students.
1:34pm
UW-Stout. Stout Scholars Scholarship awarded to three HS seniors.

Local

2:18pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Alliant Energy Center's Veterans Memorial Coliseum to be upgraded.
1:28pm
World's Largest Brat Fest Announces entertainment for 2018 Memorial Day weekend.
11:30am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Task force on the structure of city government to hold first meeting Thursday evening.
9:56am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Julia Nepper announced as featured speaker at Chamber's Fourth Annual IceBreaker.

Congress

11:47am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Visits Superior-Lidgerwood-Mundy.
4:50am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Meets with dairy farmers in La Crosse and Altoona.

11:13am
Cap Times. Immigration reform group to target Paul Ryan, House Republicans on DACA debate.
8:25am
The Hill. Grassley, Dems step up battle over judicial nominees.
4:52am
La Crosse Tribune. Despite tweaks, dairy insurance program not saving Wisconsin farmers.
4:36am
WXOW. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin speaks with area farmers.

Politics

4:46pm
Kaul for Attorney General. Calls for common-sense gun-safety measures.
3:57pm
RPW. Top Democrat donor with ties to numerous statewide candidates at center of sexual harassment case.
12:34pm
Gronik for Governor. #GroWis: A 21st-century jobs plan.
11:49am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Cancer patient at Mayo-Franciscan tells Walker: 'They're saving my life.'
11:09am
Anderson for Governor. Plan for criminal justice reform.
10:01am
McCabe for Governor. Proposes test run for Basic Income program.

4:39am
WUWM. State officials promise election is secure on two year anniversary of voter ID.

Monday February 19, 2018

Governor

2:42pm
Gov. Walker. Visits hospitals in La Crosse and Green Bay to promote Health Care Stability Plan.
5:45am
Gov. Walker. Visits Martha Merrell's Bookstore to promote child sales tax rebate and sales tax holiday package.

Legislative

3:24pm
One Wisconsin Now. Republican bill would put guns in Wisconsin schools.
2:38pm
Community Advocates Public Policy Institute. Who benefits from the public benefits reform bills?
2:03pm
LFB. Assembly Bill 944/Senate Bill 799, and Senate Bill 798: One-time sales tax rebate and sales tax holiday.
1:49pm
WHA. Wisconsin hospitals ask for support of Health Care Stability legislation - Assembly Bill 885.
1:48pm
WHA. Wisconsin hospitals ask for support of Health Care Stability legislation - Senate Bill 770.
1:01pm
Rep. Quinn. Chides Sen. Vinehout for "false facts."
11:30am
Rep. Kremer. Column: Correlating fire prevention and school security. LRB-0044 Cosponsorship Memo.

11:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker's plan to hold down Obamacare is likely to pass Assembly, Senate this week.
10:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Legislature to vote on reinsurance, tax cuts.
10:32am
WUWM. Senate votes Tuesday on controversial bill allowing some Wisconsin wetlands to be filled.
10:27am
Fox 6. 'All-out assault:' Barrett blasts bill that would require pay for officers, firefighters under disciplinary review.
10:06am
Chippewa Herald. Bill may hamper local gay rights landmark.
5:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The plan to close Wisconsin's problems-plagued Lincoln Hills teen prison hits obstacles.
5:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mayor criticizes effort to repeal law cutting pay to officers and firefighters charged with crimes.
5:24am
WUWM. Wisconsin Assembly committee advances legislation to overhaul juvenile corrections.
5:23am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsin legislator, school principal deletes tweet about guns, apologizes.
5:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans want income tax rate cut paid for with tax code tweaks. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:16am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. City takes on 'dark store' tax strategy.
5:15am
Wisconsin Law Journal. Bill ratcheting up penalties for jobless benefits fraud heads to Senate.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Study of 'alcohol czar' idea pushed after vote canceled.
5:09am
Cap Times. At the center of Wisconsin's 'alcohol czar' debate: Inconsistencies, misunderstanding of the law.
4:59am
Racine Journal Times. Wanggaard bill looks to aid the wrongfully convicted.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Youth Justice Milwaukee opposes Lincoln Hills plan.
4:54am
Cap Times. Conservative firm sues Milwaukee Democrat for failing to turn over electronic copies of emails.

State Agencies

2:39pm
DOT. It's not too late to obtain an ID to vote in the Spring Primary.
1:11pm
Kimberly-Clark. Response letter to WEDC Sec. Hogan
11:33am
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Lincoln and Oneida counties.
11:05am
OCI. Administrative Actions, January 2018.
5:37am
Ready Wisconsin. Significant winter storm to hit Wisconsin.

2:47pm
Fox 6. Elections Commission warns clerks of primary election weather problems.
5:53am
Chippewa Herald. Sheila Harsdorf makes strong first impression as state's new ag leader.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DNR and Kohler plan land swap to allow company to use state park land for golf course.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Planned expansion of state Historical Museum could be city's biggest project ever.

Economy/Business

5:52am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Angry Kimberly-Clark workers vent about planned mill closures in Fox Cities. WBAY.
5:26am
Daily Reporter. Illinois company moving to Kenosha in hopes of working with Foxconn.
4:55am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Milwaukee ranks among last in nation for millennial population growth.
4:53am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin bankruptcy filings in 2017 lowest in 10 years. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Statewide

4:13pm
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Wisconsinites support updateing state law to protect transgender community. Poll Results.
10:43am
Midwest Food Products Association. Partners in PACKEXPO East.
10:40am
Cooperative Network. Smith named President & CEO.
9:57am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. Home sales increase in January as prices continue to rise.

10:31am
Sheboygan Press. How many AR-15-style guns in Wisconsin? No one knows.
10:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In eastern Wisconsin, we're using fewer health-care services and still paying more.
9:53am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin students celebrating National FFA week. 
9:52am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Zimmermanns earn top honors at national NOFA Congress.
5:51am
Governing. Implementing states' Medicaid wishes won't be  cheap.
5:17am
CBS 58. Wisconsin "prime target" for future Russian meddling, professor says.
5:10am
Washington Post. State elections officials fret over cybersecurity threats.

Education

2:17pm
Marquette University. University of Tokyo professor Kubo goes 'On the Issues' to discuss U.S.-Japan relations.
2:16pm
UW-River Falls. To join Small World Initiative research program.

5:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Students upset over new UW-Madison dining plan.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin terror threat law, digital surveillance used in efforts to thwart school threats.
4:58am
WISC. Most Wisconsin schools districts offering 4K programs.

Local

11:58am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 13 arrests.
9:55am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Donation merges STEM learning with environmental education in Waukesha County.
5:43am
Milwaukee Ald. Witkowski. Congratulates new interim police chief.
5:42am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Even car thieves think judges are soft.

5:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With Foxconn in wings, Racine County executive seeks transportation upgrades.
5:04am
Daily Cardinal. County launches petition to demand state and national leaders pass gun reform.

Congress

5:44am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges DOT to prioritize consumers over airlines.

5:13am
Reuters. 'Sinister and systematic attack' by Russians prompts U.S. Congress calls for action.
5:12am
The Hill. GOP cautious, Dems strident in reaction in new indictments.

Politics

11:04am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI - Kevin Nicholson still faces questions about his Democratic past.
9:50am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Ragin anti-Scott Walker fever has Wisconsin Democrats twisted in knots.
5:46am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Speaker Ryan chooses campaign donors over South Florida teacher.
5:39am
DPW. Report: Kevin Nicholson declined to register as a Republican in 2010.
5:30am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Be sure you are ready to vote in Tuesday's primary election.

3:25pm
U.S. News & World Report. Republican Schroeder announces Secretary of State run.
1:22pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Trump. partisanship front and center in Wisconsin Supreme Court race.
10:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats line up to challenge northern Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy.
5:20am
Baraboo News Republic. State superintendent: More must be done to prevent gun violence in schools.
5:15am
Racine Journal Times. Ryan backs former running mate Romney for Senate.
5:14am
Politico. Ryan pushes GOP to close fundraising gap in midterm races.
5:07am
Duluth News Tribune. Cable businessman running for Wisconsin Senate.
5:03am
Chippewa Herald. Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Kevin Nicholson still faces questions about his Democratic past.
5:01am
WISC. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates do last-minute campaigning before primary.
4:51am
Beloit Daily News. What to know about Wisconsin Supreme Court primary. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Friday February 16, 2018

Governor

2:42pm
Rep. Steineke. Gulfstream to expand, add 200 jobs and $40m investment in Fox Valley.
2:41pm
Gov. Walker. Joins Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation to announce 200 new jobs, $40 million capital investment in Appleton facility. 
9:49am
Gov. Walker. Announces International Mold and Production relocating operations from Illinois to Wisconsin.

Assembly Floor Session

2:43pm
Wisconsin Water Alliance. Applauds passage of AB-547.
12:40pm
The Nature Conservancy. Urges senators to reject wetlands bill.
12:31pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Concerned special session bills will impact people with disabilities.
12:18pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP Assembly approves WMC, Koch-backed wetlands bill.
10:28am
Rep. Katsma. Supports welfare reforms in state Assembly.
10:01am
Wisconsin BPDD. Special Session bill package negatively impacts people with disabilities and caregivers.
9:53am
Survival Coalition. Concerned about unintended consequences of public assistance changes approved by Assembly.
6:16am
Rep. Spreitzer. Votes against wetlands rollback.
5:46am
Rep. Neubauer. Statement on Assembly passage of devastating wetlands legislation.
5:45am
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on election year gimmicks and giveaways.
5:44am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds Assembly for passing welfare reform.
5:41am
Rep. August. Welfare reform passes in Special Session of Assembly.
5:40am
Rep. Steineke. Transformative, collaborative wetland permitting change passes Assembly.
5:40am
Rep. Spiros. Supports Welfare-to-Work bills in Assembly.
5:39am
Rep. August. Creation of Wisconsin Merit Scholarship passes state Assembly.
5:38am
Rep. Allen. Assembly passes funding for Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission.
5:37am
Rep. Tittl. Pyrolysis bill passes Assembly.
5:37am
Rep. Wichgers. The Assembly passed funding for the Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission.
5:35am
Rep. Edming. Votes to advance Welfare-to-Work package.
5:35am
Rep. Subeck. AB-457: They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.
5:32am
Rep. Kerkman. Unemployment insurance fraud bill passes Assembly.
5:31am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bill incentivizing fire/EMS training passes Assembly.
5:30am
Rep. Tranel. Amendment to help dairy industry adopted.
5:29am
Rep. Ballweg. Assembly passes bill expanding the TraJa Act.
5:28am
Rep. Allen. Assembly approves Welfare-to-Work package.
5:27am
Kids Forward. Opposes rushed action on bills hurting low-income families.
5:23am
Rep. Anderson. AB-547: Wisconsin goes from winner to wasteland in conservation.
5:20am
Sen. Taylor. Welfare reform a morally cruel campaign distraction.

4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly Republicans pass full slate of Gov. Scott Walker's welfare limits.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Assembly passes bill to loosen wetlands permitting. Milwaukee Journal SentinelLa Crosse Tribune. Cap Times.
4:44am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly approves welfare overhaul bills.
4:44am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly OKs restrictions on food stamp junk food.
4:23am
WEAU. Wisconsin Assembly OKs tougher penalties for animal sex.
4:23am
Wisconsin Law Journal. Wisconsin Assembly passes bill targeting 'catfishing.'

Legislative

12:16pm
One Wisconsin Now. GOP chair of state Assembly Committee on Education, school principal shares article romanticizing guns in schools in aftermath of Florida mass school shooting.
10:22am
WBAY. Legislation to save Kimberly-Clark jobs reaches Senate, Assembly.
9:44am
Sen. Feyen Calls for alcohol legislative study committee.
5:24am
Rep. Tittl. Committee passes Rep. Tittl's mental health bill.
5:21am
Rep. Schraa. Keep our kids near home.

1:56pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The plan to close Wisconsin's problem-plagued Lincoln Hills teen prison hits obstacles.
12:24pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Closing time on Wisconsin alcohol czar bill? Committee cancels vote on proposal.
10:26am
Beloit Daily News. Committee vote canceled on 'alcohol czar' bill.
10:24am
Cap Times. Senate committee cancels vote by paper ballot on Wisconsin 'alcohol czar' bill Friday morning.
10:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: $1.6B deficit is more reason for Wisconsin leaders to sock money away.
5:48am
Cap Times. Senate committee to vote by paper ballot on Wisconsin 'liquor czar' bill Friday morning.
5:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Growing wedding barn business sparks safety concerns.
5:13am
Daily Cardinal. Smoking weed and looking for a job? A new bill in the state Capitol would make it easier.
5:11am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Eau Claire written out of tourism taxes bill.
5:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. County supervisors on edge over proposal targeting power balance with county executives.
5:10am
Cap Times. Madison preservationists worried bill would hurt Madison's historic landmark designation power.
4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. County officials raise concerns about speed, costs of juvenile corrections overhaul.
4:53am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin lawmakers forge ahead with juvenile prison plan. Cap Times.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Counties would get greater control over their own youth inmates under Wisconsin prison shutdown plan.
4:42am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Walker: 'Hard to tell' whether Kimberly-Clark will take tax deal to keep plants open.
4:41am
Fox 11. Fox Valley lawmakers planning legislation aimed at keeping K-C plants open. U.S. News & World Report. 
4:38am
Cap Times. Fitzgerald: More liquor law enforcement needed, Kohler exemption 'a small thing.'
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Brewers, distillers attack 'alcohol czar' bill. WTMJ. WISC
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill exempting rent-to-own stores from Wisconsin Consumer Act clears committee.
4:28am
WKBT. Foster care bills make their way through Wisconsin legislature.

State Agencies

4:49am
Cap Times. Ellen Nowak to replace Scott Neitzel as Wisconsin Secretary of Administration.  Wisconsin State Journal.
4:48am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Scott Neitzel leaving state Dept. of  Administration in March. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Economy/Business

1:19pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Small plastic mold firm to move from Illinois to Kenosha.
12:45pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Southwire closing Pleasant Prairie facility with 80 employees.
5:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin agriculture support for NAFTA grows louder.
4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin farmers ready to grow hemp again, but some products challenged by drug enforcement officials.

Statewide

11:42am
Heritage Senior Living. Promotes Pierre Verger to Chief Operating Officer.

4:32am
Reuters. House Speaker Ryan: Florida shooting shouldn't threaten right to own guns.
4:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin laws wouldn't have prevented Florida shooter from buying rifle.
4:25am
WTMJ. Milwaukee moms demand action after latest mass shooting.

Courts

9:54am
Wisocnsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues Rep. Brostoff in e-mail dispute.

12:47pm
Beloit Daily News. Democratic lawmaker sued over alleged open records violation.

Education

12:14pm
UW-Madison. New approaches in neuroscience show its not all in your head.
12:11pm
UW-River Falls. Horse Judging Youth Clinic offered.

4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Barron County sheriff wants drug testing in high schools.

Local

12:28pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Status of individuals charged in Terrill Thomas matter.

10:05am
Racine Journal Times. Local leaders talk Foxconn and the future of the county.
4:21am
Lodi Enterprise. City of Lodi supports nonpartisan redistricting plans.

Congress

1:51pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Leads delegation-wide effort asking for local business support.
12:17pm
DRIVE. Applauds President's plan to speed up infrastructure projects.
11:43am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Co-sponsors legislation for enhanced investment in universal flu vaccine development.
10:27am
One Wisconsin Now. Donald Trump nominee to fill Wisconsin federal court seat fails to disclose shocking comments.

5:47am
WBAY. Lawmakers intend to fight Trump budget cuts to Great Lakes.
4:31am
Reuters. U.S. Senate rejects immigration bills, leaves Dreamers in limbo.
4:30am
Politico. Trump endorses 25-cent gas tax hike, lawmakers say.
4:24am
WXPR. Sen. Baldwin says wolf de-list bills are bogged down in Congress.

Politics

2:43pm
DPW. Trump budget features Vukmir, Nicholson-endorsed earned benefit cuts.
1:29pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Statement on Mueller indictments.
12:30pm
Wachs for Governor. Calls for an overhaul of assault weapon laws and other measures to fight domestic terrorism.
9:58am
DPW. Gov. Scott Walker's divisive policies on display in Trump budget.
9:57am
Ryan for 1st Congress. Statement on Mitt Romney's Senate announcement.

12:49pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Mahlon Mitchell garners support of some 10K health care workers.
12:26pm
Jefferson County Daily Union. Evers brings gubernatorial bid to Jefferson.
12:23pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Partisan politics permeates Tuesday primary for Wisconsin Supreme Court.
5:12am
Chippewa Herald. Burns uses unusual tactics in play for state Supreme Court seat.
5:09am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Bon Iver manager Kyle Frenette to run for Congress in Sean Duffy's district.
4:22am
Fox 6. Sen. Bernie Sanders to campaign for Ryan rival Randy Bryce in Racine. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Thursday February 15, 2018

Governor

4:30pm
Gov. Walker. Promotes child sales tax rebate and sales tax holiday package in Ashwaubenon.
1:08pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Delivering on the Promise of Tax Relief.
9:49am
Gov. Walker. Announces administration staff changes.

5:08am
Cap Times. Scott Walker on alcohol czar proposal: 'I don't know how far it's going to go.'
5:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker says Lincoln Hills plan is 'imperative' and downplays liquor laws rewrite. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin State Journal.
5:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker feeling good about his priorities in Legislature. 

Assembly Floor Session

4:33pm
Rep. Kitchens. Honored to welcome Senate Scholar.
4:31pm
Speaker Vos. Assembly awards Mount Pleasant couple with Hometown Hero Award.

Legislative

1:07pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Federalism bill gets hearing in Madison.
1:03pm
Rep. Sinicki. Votes to protect consumers, create new framework for rent-to-own stores.
1:01pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Wisconsin advocates for victims of domestic violence call on state Assembly  to reject special session bills restricting access to safety net programs.
1:00pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Bill to increase access to dental care receives public hearings.
12:51pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Moving broadband forward for Wisconsin.
12:32pm
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Republicans set to approve Governor Walker's $90 million per year election gimmick.
10:47am
Gov. Walker. And state officials push to keep Kimberly-Clark jobs in the Fox Valley.
10:13am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Wisconsin continues on strong fiscal path.
10:12am
Rep. Bowen. Wisconsin Assembly Democrats: Black History Month.
10:09am
Sen. Roth; Reps. Steineke, Rohrkaste. Introduce Kimberly-Clark legislation.
5:23am
Sen. Larson. Milwaukee area legislators call for local hearing on SB-777/AB-923.
5:22am
Rep. Subeck. Gun store security legislation receives public hearing.

9:07am
NBC 15.Senate pushes ahead with 'alcohol czar' bill despite foes.
8:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Boozy businesses join in opposition to Wisconsin's 'alcohol czar' bill.
5:10am
Milwaukee Magazine. Wisconsin brewers rally fans against 'alcohol czar' proposal.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers vote to make it harder for public workers to get abortions.
4:57am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly to vote on food stamp work requirements.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin is becoming wetter as lawmakers move to weaken rules for flood-preventing wetlands.
4:54am
CBS 58. Thousands of state workers to get raise under new compensation plan. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.
4:52am
La Crosse Tribune. Fitchburg lawmaker introduces health care bills.
4:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker's juvenile prison overhaul plan up for vote.
4:49am
Fox 6. No love between Abele, County Board during Valentine's Day hearing on power structure bill.
4:48am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Proposed legislation affects Southern Door County schools.
4:47am
WXPR. Tribal leader asks state to back Tribal Action Plans on drugs.
4:47am
Isthmus. Wisconsin legislator to propose banning marijuana tests for most jobs.
4:45am
Beloit Daily News. Fitzgerald says only 'structure' of juvenile plan may pass.
4:45am
Iron Mountain Daily News. Tribes use speech to call for help fighting UP mine.
4:42am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly to vote on wetland permit exemptions bill.
4:40am
WISC. State Assembly to increase penalty for sex with animals.
4:40am
WKBT. La Crosse County premier resort area tax legislation stalls.
4:39am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Assembly to pass Walker's welfare overhaul bills.

State Agencies

4:31pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
3:00pm
State Public Defender. 5 State Public Defender attorneys named 2018 Leaders in the Law.
12:54pm
WEDC. Letter to Kimberly-Clark CEO Falk.
12:27pm
AG Schimel. Announces new training partnership with Truckers against Trafficking.
10:11am
WEDC. 19 Milwaukee-area companies plan to create nearly 15,000 jobs.
8:49am
AG Schimel. Launches recidivism reduction pilot program in 4 counties.
5:26am
Rep. Kitchens. State Building Commission approves Peninsula State Park infrastructure project.

4:52am
Daily Reporter. Commission OKs building purchase, prison project.

Economy/Business

12:56pm
Northwestern Mutual. Posts strong 2017 financial results.

5:04am
Fox 6. 'We will soon break ground:' Wisconn Valley website launched, offers information Foxconn project. Racine Journal Times. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Statewide

3:04pm
Gov. Walker. Statement following Wednesday's tragic even in Florida.
10:54am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. And Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association partner for annual conference.

5:19am
Reuters. Florida community seeks answers after 17 killed in school rampage.
4:58am
La Crosse Tribune. Report: Wisconsin electricity rates among highest, use low.

Courts

8:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. George W. Curtis, Jr.
8:50am
District IV Court of Appeals. Ditech Financial v. The Estate of James G. Stacey.

Education

4:30pm
UW-Stout. Ex-Blue Devil assistant, alum is Sweden's Olympic men's hockey coach.
2:59pm
UW-River Falls. Students score big with Minnesota Vikings internship and work Super Bowl LII.
12:52pm
UW-Stout. Communications senior hired to market local historical society.
12:28pm
Marquette University. 2018 Niemen Conference to focus on ethics in journalism.
11:00am
DPI. Most school districts offering elementary education provide 4K.
10:52am
Marquette University. Harbor District executive director Fowler goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.

Local

4:32pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Summary of saturation patrols for speed enforcement.

Congress

3:06pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports needed ADA reform.
3:03pm
Voces de la Frontera. The Senate must reject the GOP anti-immigrant amendments.
12:55pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Shaheen. Lead colleagues to introduce legislation to expand funding to help states and tribal communities fight the opioid epidemic.
10:57am
One Wisconsin Institute. Red flags and blue slips should sink lifetime nomination of Michael Brennan to federal court.
10:21am
Wisconsin Credit Union League. CEO testifies in D.C.: Stop the data breaches.
8:47am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Fights for Great Lakes funding in budget proposal.
5:21am
Voces de la Frontera. ICYMI: The GOP is holding immigrant youth hostage, but Senate Democrats must stand firm.

5:30am
ABC News. State and local election infrastructure vulnerable to attacks ahead of midterm elections, Democrats warn in new report.
5:01am
USA Today. Paul Ryan caught in the middle as Trump backs hard-line House immigration bill.
4:55am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Soy growers oppose cuts to crop insurance.
4:41am
Ripon Commonwealth Press. Grothman touts budget in Ripon hours after vote.

Federal Agencies

3:07pm
Cornucopia Institute. USDA accused of disseminating "corporate propaganda" backing agribusiness switch of organics to (soil-less) hydroponic production.

4:43am
WSAW. 7 investigates: VA's promise to reimburse veterans billions for improper medical bills may not be kept.

Politics

1:02pm
One Wisconsin Now. NRA campaign cash and endorsements put Wisconsin on lockdown.
12:59pm
Mitchell for Governor. SEIU WI endorses.
12:53pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wealthy Walker donors give big to GOP electioneering group.
10:56am
Pro-Life Wisconsin PAC. Endorses Judge Michael Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court.
10:46am
RPW. ICYMI: Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Tim Burns represents the corporate interests he criticizes.
8:48am
Flynn for Governor. Proposes 21st Century Bill of Rights.

4:51am
WKOW. "Cookie Bill" advocate is running for State Senate. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:50am
Ripon Commonwealth Press. Editorial: Screnock favored for WI Supreme Court.
4:43am
Fox 11. A look at the Wisconsin Supreme Court race.

Local Politics

3:05pm
Crawford for Dane County Judge. Honored for legal work as statewide "Leader in the Law" by Wisconsin Law Journal.

Wednesday February 14, 2018

Governor

3:50pm
DOA. State of Wisconsin to purchase Tommy G. Thompson Commerce Center.
3:47pm
Gov. Walker. Building Commission approves projects.
10:50am
Gov. Walker. Announces new state website: wisconnvalley.wi.gov to provide updates on Foxconn's historic investment in Wisconsin.
9:59am
Gov. Walker. Finanical report confirms Wisconsin ended last fiscal year with a $579 million surplus.
5:21am
Gov. Walker. Returning the budget surplus to you: Promotes child sales tax rebate and sales tax holiday package in Plover.

5:05am
Governing. Citing costs, some GOP governors refuse to hold special elections.

Assembly Floor Session

3:03pm
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Republicans block attempt to close 'Dark Store' loophole, leaving local property taxpayers to foot the bill.
11:03am
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on vote against closing Dark Store loophole for corporations.
10:53am
Rep. Edming. Backs increased funding for rural schools.
9:55am
Rep. Allen. Statement on the Foster Forward legislation.
9:15am
Rep. Snyder. Foster Forward passes with bipartisan support.
9:13am
Rep. Ed Brooks. Helps to advance improvement to 'Foster Forward.'
5:34am
Rep. Duchow. Votes in favor of bipartisan foster care legislation.
5:33am
Sen. Marklein. Assembly passes rural school funding bill 91-2.
5:32am
Rep. Ballweg. Assembly passes AB-784 as part of the Foster Forward package.
5:31am
Rep. Krug. Bipartisan foster care legislation moves forward.
5:30am
Rep. Neylon. Issues statement on foster care bill package.
5:29am
Rep. Subeck. Legislation creating grants to support foster families passes state Assembly.
5:25am
Rep. Kitchens. Foster Forward legislative package moves through Assembly.
5:23am
Rep. Spreitzer. Votes to close 'Dark Store' loophole.
5:22am
Rep. Rodriguez. Assembly approves Foster Forward agenda.
5:20am
Rep. Mursau. Bill to recognize tribal identification cards moves to the governor.
5:16am
Rep. Hintz. Republicans vote against closing 'dark store' loophole.

5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Assembly approves free UW System tuition for some foster children.
4:59am
WBAY. Assembly passes bills on school taxes, free tuition, and online impersonation.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly approves more money for rural schools, votes to provide free college to foster kids.
4:54am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly passes bill allowing some schools to raise taxes.

Legislative

4:04pm
Wisconsin Craft Beverage Coalition. Opposes SB-801.
3:53pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Free market solutions feeling the love in Madison today.
3:47pm
Various Ag Groups. Wisconsin farmers urge support for wetland reform - AB-547.
3:43pm
Sen. Vinehout, Rep. Vruwink. Introduce "Moving Broadband Forward" bills.
2:58pm
Rep. Kolste. Bill to regulate prescription drug entity receives hearing.
2:22pm
Rep. Sargent. Statement on child tax rebate and annual sales tax holiday.
11:45am
Sen. Vukmir. Champions bill that saves Wisconsinites money.
10:55am
LAB. Report 18-3: State of Wisconsin Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Statements.  Briefing Sheet.
10:12am
PROFS. Testimony to the Joint Committee on Employment Relations.
10:00am
Rep. Anderson. Introducing the Health Insurance Fairness and Affordability Package.
9:57am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Testimony opposing Senate Bill 665. Flyer. HC Trends.
9:27am
MacIver Instittute. Policy Brief: Dental therapy in Wisconsin.
9:22am
School District of Baraboo. Resolution in oppostion to Senate Bill 713 and Assembly Bill 857. 
5:33am
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Reaffirms Wisconsin's good government values.

12:21pm
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit recommends improved IT security for STAR.
9:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Sweetheart deal for Foxconn shouldn't become norm for Wisconsin.
5:12am
Daily Reporter. Bill increasing penalties for jobless benefits fraud advances.
5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. JFC approves Walker's rural aid, reinsurance proposals.
5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fitzgerald pushing major rewrite of Wisconsin liquor enforcement laws.
5:06am
Cap Times. Draft legislation outlines new liquor permit to suit Wisconsin's Kohler resort.
4:59am
Chippewa Herald. Senate leader: Juvenile corrections overhaul may be 'big lift' this session.
4:58am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker's $50 million rural grant program passes panel.
4:57am
WUWM. Republicans and Democrats alike unveil new plan for Lincoln Hills.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tribes use speech to call for tougher CWD regulations.
4:54am
Kenosha News. Sen. Bob Wirch fails to get Republican signatures.
4:50am
Racine Journal Times. Juvenile corrections overhaul could impact Racine County.
4:47am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Hintz critical of 'regret agenda.'
4:46am
WJFW. Lawmakers want to keep high-achieving students in Wisconsin with new scholarship bill.

State Agencies

12:38pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Hartland man wins $1.2 million playing Megabucks.
10:48am
DNR. Cougar sighting verified in Washington County.
10:01am
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Supports Gov. Walker's plan to sell Milwaukee state office building.

Economy/Business

5:04am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin credit unions profits increased 13.1% in 2017.
4:53am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan official on Mayline-Safco departure: Wisconsin tax 'killed about 200 jobs here.'
4:49am
Beloit Daily News. Northstar Medical Radioisotopes has big plans in Beloit.

Statewide

3:52pm
Badger Institute. Launches Center for Opportunity.
3:38pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Wisconsin snap bean production leads nation.
11:00am
Americans for Farmers & Families. Wisconsin agriculture leaders stress importance of NAFTA to Wisconsin's farm and food economy.
9:50am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Study: Opioid crisis is straining Wisconsin's faster care system.
9:12am
Ted Kanavas Memorial Scholarship. Raises nearly $70,000 in honor of late statesman.

9:20am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wood Co. farm tech committee unveils promotional video.
5:28am
Reuters. Opioid makers paid millions to advocacy groups: U.S. Senate report.
5:18am
CNBC. Economic cost of the opioid crisis: $1 trillion and growing faster.

Courts

1:28pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses, February 2018.

4:51am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. 'Financially disastrous:' Brown County, taxpayers group continue tax-lawsuit battle.

Education

3:01pm
UW-Stout. Exec: Future education customized, based on learning style.
11:55am
University Student Senate of the Stout Student Association. Unanimously passes Vote of No Confidence in UW System President Ray Cross.
10:11am
UW-Stout. Reducing waste, sustainability goals of RecycleMania.

5:11am
WBAY. UW-Oshkosh ranks safest campus in Wisconsin and 38th nationally.

Local

3:40pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Staskunas. Opposes paid parking in county parks.
3:00pm
Madison Black Chamber of Commerce. Inaugural awards dinner recipients announced.
11:43am
Milwaukee Riverkeeper. Announces brand re-fresh for spring cleanup.

5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fight for $15 an hour expands to airport concessions workers.
4:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Disability advocates decry proposed changes to Metro paratransit service.
4:48am
Badger Herald. Soglin denounces Trump's infrastructure plan, considers Gov. Walker's approval 'betrayal.'
4:45am
WAOW. Portage Co. town worried over third possible violent sex offender.

Congress

12:55pm
One Wisconsin Instittue. Get schooled about red flags on lifetime nomination of Mike Brennan to federal court.
10:52am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Committee advances OPM nominees, legislation to repeal failed Obamacare program and require transparency in agency rule making.
9:52am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce Safe Lending Act to protect consumers from predatory practices in payday lending.

4:58am
The Hill. House GOP discussing repeal of ObamaCare employer mandate.

Politics

3:44pm
One Wisconsin Now. Big corporate special interest shows Michael Screnock the love, candidate for high court signals he'll return their affection.
3:42pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Sends Tammy Baldwin a Valentine perfect for Wisconsin's most extreme liberal.
2:55pm
RPW. ICYMI: Governor Walker rallies supporters with message of positive results.
1:15pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Statement on Ryan's call to repeal Obamacare through a series of bills.
11:57am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. How big $ can pollute Wisconsin Supreme Court races more than ever.
11:02am
Palzewicz for 5th Congress. Former chairs of the Democratic Party of Milwaukee County endorse.
11:02am
Evers for Governor. Endorsed by Wisconsin Postal Workers Union Executive Board.
9:54am
DPW. Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock receives hundreds of thousands from Republican Party and right-wing interests, yet claims he'd be impartial.
9:24am
Marion for 17th Senate. Woman Democrat to challenge Marklein in state Senate District 17.

5:12am
Sawyer County Record. James Bolen to seek 25th District Senate seat.
5:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. State GOP: 'No place in the Republican Party' for Wisconsin congressional candidate banned by Twitter.
5:00am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Decision 2018: Trump's win, actions spur 7th District congressional candidacy of Balsam Lake lawyer.
4:50am
Fond du Lac Reporter. State Supreme Court candidates make their case in Green Bay.
4:46am
WXOW. Ron Kind primary challenger arrested in La Crosse as a fugitive.
4:43am
WQOW. Military veteran vying to unseat Sean Duffy tells News 18 why she is running.

Tuesday February 13, 2018

Governor

3:36pm
Various Legislators. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding dark store legislation.
11:33am
Gov. Walker. Statement on Joint Committee on Finance bipartisan approval of health care stability plan.

4:44am
WKOW. Trump takes credit for Foxconn, steals Walker's thunder.  Wisconsin State Journal.

Assembly Floor Session

4:29pm
Rep. Rob Brooks. Assembly approves "The Development and Housing Act of 2018."
3:58pm
Rep. Anderson. Republican's lower Walmart's property taxes, raise yours.

Legislative

4:27pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bill passes JFC, heads to Assembly floor Thursday.
3:37pm
Reps. Bowen, Kleefisch. Bill lays foundation for youth corrections overhaul.
3:34pm
WEDA. Praises Legislature's budget committee for advancing bill to promote rural economic growth in Wisconsin.
2:42pm
Rep. Taylor. JFC Republicans again reject paying less and expanding health care coverage for 79,000 families.
2:41pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on the State of the Tribes Address.
1:11pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Says "Nyet" to liquor tsar proposal.
1:04pm
Gary Besaw, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. State of the Tribes Address text.
12:22pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Bipartisan legislation introduced in Wisconsin to close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Youth Correctional Facilities.
12:21pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on AB-912/SB-769 rural economic development funds for WEDC.
10:44am
Rep. Hebl. Selected as 2018 Wisconsin State Lead by the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators.
10:36am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP witch hunt against GAB moves to Legislature.
10:33am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Bipartisan legisaltion introduced in Wisconsin to close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Youth Correctional Facilities.
10:32am
Sen. Taylor. And bipartisan legislators introduce juvenile corrections reform.
10:28am
LFB. Federal tax law changes enacted in 2017.
10:26am
Wisconsin Justice Initative. Supports juvenile corrections reform.
5:19am
OCI. Testifies on AB-885, and SB-770 relating to Wisconsin's Health Care Stability Plan.

1:14pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker's $50 million rural grant program passes panel.
12:34pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Plan would close Lincoln Hills by 2020, create local juvenile centers in its place.
12:33pm
Cap Times. Assembly lawmakers introduce bipartisan overhaul of Wisconsin juvenile corrections system.
12:32pm
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker plan to lower insurance rates wins committee approval.
12:31pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker's plan to hold down Obamacare premiums passes but no funding yet.
12:19pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.Top GOP senator Scott Fitzgerald wants broad changes to Wisconsin's liquor laws.
9:58am
MacIver Institute. It's back! 'Alcohol Czar' draft bill making the rounds.
9:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foster children could attend University of Wisconsin, tech colleges for free, under bill.
5:13am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo school leaders concerned proposed state bills could endanger library funding.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal to regulate taxis meets mixed reaction from cab drivers.
4:55am
Fox 6. Black, Hispanic lawmakers call Wisconsin worst place in nation to raise a black child. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Wildlife Federation, others still oppose wetlands rollback.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Former DOT leader Mark Gottlieb opposes toll roads.
4:49am
WKBT. Wisconsin Assembly to vote on free tuition for foster kids.
4:42am
Chippewa Herald. Assembly lawmakers to introduce juvenile corrections overhaul.
4:38am
WAOW. New bill regulating Amish horseshoe spikes could save tax dollars.
4:36am
WKBT. State legislators, representatives address infrastructure needs.
4:35am
Beloit Daily News. Walker's reinsurance plan wins support from insurers, others.

State Agencies

2:26pm
DOR. Waushara County woman pleads no contest to filing fraudulent income tax returns.
1:55pm
DNR. Weekly news.
11:31am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Important reminders for voters about the February 20 Spring Primary.
10:41am
DFI. State-chartered credit unions post double-digit growth in net income, lending.

4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. New state council puts focus on homelessness.

Economy/Business

1:25pm
Boardman Clark. Labor & Employment Update.

12:57pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. J.C. Penny to close Wauwatosa distribution center, lay off 670.

Statewide

2:25pm
Focus on Energy. GKN Sinter Metals facility completes Strategic Energy Management Program.
1:26pm
Xcel Energy. Continues power restoration efforts in Puerto Rico.
12:37pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Welcomes human rights lawyer, worker justice advocate Maina Kiai to Milwaukee for UWM Fireside Forum on foreign policy.

Education

2:27pm
DPI. Business Friends of Education announced.
12:42pm
UW-Platteville. One year into project, interest in niche crop grows.
8:45am
UW-River Falls. Stone Geology Fund established.

Local

4:28pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. Anticipates dozens of Valentine's Day weddings at the County Courthouse.
9:04am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Syovata Edari announced as featured speaker at chamber's IceBreaker luncheon.
5:17am
Milwaukee Common Council. Members respond to Chief Flynn's exit tour of local media.

4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 3 Milwaukee County jail employees charged in inmate's death.
4:39am
WJFW. New short-term rental legislation causes controversy in the Northwoods.
4:37am
CBS 58. HUD puts Milwaukee lead abatement projects on hold.
4:36am
WFRV. Wheel tax on Green Bay city council agenda.

Congress

12:52pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Domestic violence advocates appalled by President Trump's support for abusers, dismayed by his budget priorities.

5:16am
La Crosse Tribune. Single-payer advocates pressure Kind.
4:47am
WQOW. Representative Ron Kind lays out 2018 goals.
4:41am
Beloit Daily News. Trump budget again targets regional water cleanup programs.
4:37am
Fox 11. Trump's plan to rebuild U.S. roads relies on local dollars.

Federal Agencies

4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No. 2 Wisconsin DNR official joins Cathy Stepp at regional office of the EPA in Chicago. 

Politics

3:33pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Endorses Tim Burns for state Supreme Court.
1:56pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. State Republican party is Screnock's largest contributor.
1:27pm
One Wisconsin Now. Right wing hits panic button as their spending on Michael Screnock skyrockets.
12:41pm
Stubbs for 77th Assembly. Begins campaign for Assembly with endorsements from 38 current and former elected officials.
8:41am
Flynn for Governor. Scott Walker failed Wisconsin internet users, failed to execute a comprehensive digital policy for the 21st century.
8:40am
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. ICYMI: Tim Burns: I want to change the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
5:19am
Bolen for 25th Senate. Announces candidacy.

12:26pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock gets $142,000 from GOP in five weeks.
5:24am
The Hill. GOP candidate's parents make max donations to his Dem opponent.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock gets $30,000 from Republicans.
4:52am
WAOW. Rep. Sean Duffy's office confirms re-election bid.
4:46am
Fox 21. Margaret Engebretson announces run for Congress in Wisconsin's 7th District.
4:46am
WQOW. Candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court stops in Eau Claire.
4:45am
Bloomberg. Campaign workers unionize just in time for midterm elections.
4:40am
WXOW. Low turnout expected for February primary.

Monday February 12, 2018

Governor

5:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker: New state office building to be built in Milwaukee. Daily Reporter.

Legislative

3:42pm
Rep. Steineke. Racine County foster family to be recognized as Assembly 'Hometown Heroes.'
3:41pm
Rep. Steineke. Kenosha Dream Playground president to be named an Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
1:17pm
Sen. Craig. Authors bill creating a committee to investigate former GAB.
11:01am
Rep. Summerfield. Announces upcoming district listening sessions.
5:39am
Rep. Quinn. Legislators should read bills instead of playing demagogue.
5:33am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Bills should help, not hinder, those who need path out of poverty.

11:19am
Miwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump's infrastructure plan may leave Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in road funding quandary.
10:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Public to weigh in on pair of Walker priorities.
8:45am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Tesla should play by same rules as other automakers.
8:44am
Cap Times. Explained: Wisconsin Republicans seek to roll back wetlands regulations.
5:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers consider grant program for out-of-state UW students.
5:18am
Cap Times. Sen. Janis Ringhand: Homeowners will pay for legislators' failure to pass 'dark store' bill.
5:16am
Racine Journal Times. Wirch asks for 'dark stores' special session; Vos says issue should be studied.
5:09am
NBC 26. Mining industry set for comeback in Wisconsin.
5:02am
Cap Times. Civil rights director argues proposed employment legislation could burden employers.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker's reinsurance proposal could help lessen key problem in Affordable Care Act.
4:57am
WFRV. Lawmakers considering tollways at Wisconsin's borders.

State Agencies

5:04pm
AG Schimel. And bipartisan AG coalition urges Congress to help protect employees from sexual harassment.
3:14pm
DNR Sec. Meyer. Today announced new leadership appointments.

5:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin DOJ claims victory in Fox River ruling.
5:08am
La Crosse Tribune. WisDOT, citing statute, says it can't reimburse city for La Crosse Street.

Economy/Business

5:11am
Janesville Gazette. State officials offers ways to tap "Foxconn factor."
5:10am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. 16 regional companies have registered on state website for potential suppliers to massive Foxconn factory coming to SE Wisconsin.

Statewide

1:56pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Ellinger, Hofer join government relations team.
10:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. To live stream annual State of the Tribes Address on February 13.
8:56am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Members set 2018 policy priorities.
8:50am
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation. Three new directors join board.
5:34am
PDPW. ACE Education Seminar: "Wisconsin Leaders: Facing Change, Challenge and Opportunities."

Courts

5:31am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Stronger judicial recusal rules vital for an impartial state judiciary.
5:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Don't play politics with records law.
5:00am
Duluth News Tribune. Superior, Douglas County join legal action against Kestrel.

Education

2:48pm
UW-Rock County. Spring Preview Day is March 7.
1:17pm
UW-Stout. Professor praises new national Family Caregivers' Act.
11:13am
Marquette University. Millennial Action Project founder Olikara goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
9:19am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Wisconsin communities celebrate I LOVE MY PUBLIC SCHOOL WEEK.

10:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW Regents vote to change conflict of interest rules for board.
5:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin voucher program for special needs students expected to triple next year.
5:15am
Cap Times. UW System, campuses spend thousands of dollars hosting the Board of Regents.
5:15am
U.S. News & World Report. UW president calls for zero-tolerance for sexual misconduct. Wisconsin State Journal.
5:14am
Fox 11. UW System approves new engineering school at UWGB.
4:59am
New York Times. As DeVos approves education plans, she finds skeptics in G.O.P. governors.

Local

2:24pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces help for tax preparation.
1:16pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 16 arrests.
5:40am
Milwaukee Council President Hamilton. From Dr. Patricia McManus: Comments clarified.
5:36am
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Comments by newly appointed interim Health Department commissioner troubling.

5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee's new top health official: 'The science is still out' on vaccine, autism link.

Congress

5:06pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Tester, Rounds, Tillis. Urge VA to honor veterans' emergency care claims.
5:05pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Slams Trump administration's budget proposal.
1:25pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Trump's infrastructure plan.
11:07am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, McCain. To President Trump: Hold the pharmaceutical industry accountable for skyrocketing prescription drug prices.

12:24pm
New York Times. White House proposes $4.4 trillion budget that adds $7 trillion to deficits.
10:38am
The Hill. Trump releases 2019 budget.
5:07am
The Hill. Dems left Dreamers out to dry, say activists.
5:07am
USA Today. Trump blocks release of Dem memo rebutting GOP claims of FBI surveillance abuse.
5:06am
Bloomberg. U.S. budget director warns interest rates may 'spike' on deficit.
5:05am
The Hill. GOP praises, Dems question tax-cut boost in paychecks.

Politics

3:16pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Statement on Trump budget and infrastructure plan.
1:55pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Campaign staff unionizes.
12:20pm
Wachs for Governor. Critiques Gov. Walker's photo op with President Trump, calls for real transportation solutions.
11:37am
One Wisconsin Now. Republican silence on Paul Nehlen racism, anti-semitism 'disturbing.'
11:36am
DPW. Walker begs Trump for help on infrastructure repair after his years of neglect.
10:28am
Gov. Walker. ICYMI: Foxconn's permanent ripple effect being felt throughout the state.
9:18am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Releases third radio ad, titled "Judicial Conservative."
9:17am
RPW. ICYMI: Scott Walker is getting positive things done for Wisconsin.
9:16am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Republican party gives Screnock campaign massive infusion of resources.
8:54am
Rockwood for 14th Assembly. State Reps. JoCasta Zamarripa, Christine Sinicki, and Jonathan Brostoff endorse.
5:30am
Bodden for 59th Assembly. Announces bid.

12:23pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker's wife supports Vukmir in GOP Senate primary.
10:34am
Cap Times. State Supreme Court candidates point 'partisan' fingers at each other.
5:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tim Burns keeps liberal views prominent in Wisconsin Supreme Court while both sides blanch at unorthodox style.
5:21am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Gubernatorial candidate Flynn vows to undo Walker policies.
5:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.Madison investor Eric Hovde looking to hire staff as he mulls GOP primary for U.S. Senate.
5:13am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Democratic governor's race forum: Goal is to unseat Walker.
5:11am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Supreme Court primary will leave just 2.
5:04am
WISN. Twitter suspends account of Ryan challenger Paul Nehlen.
5:04am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates discuss views, values.
5:03am
USA Today. Outside groups pummel vulnerable senators in early wave of television advertising.
5:01am
Chippewa Herald. Governor's race: Democrats try to differentiate themselves through priorities.
4:57am
WXOW. La Crosse resident hopes to take Ron Kind's congressional seat.

Friday February 9, 2018

Governor

4:08pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Gov. Walker's plan for Milwaukee state building.
2:52pm
Gov. Walker. Mlwaukee state office building plan offers savings for taxpayers.

4:54am
Daily Reporter. Wisconsin Assembly, Walker propose child rebate, tax holiday.
4:51am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State office building in downtown Milwaukee to be sold.

Legislative

2:51pm
Rep. Macco. Proud to support tax relief package.
2:47pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Column: Direct Primary Care: The doctor will see you now.
12:29pm
Rep. Macco. New engineering school at UWGB.
12:26pm
Rep. Nygren. UW-Green Bay engineering school takes another step forward.

4:56am
Cap Times. Budget committee OKs increasing sparsity aid, raising revenue limits for low-spending schools. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
4:55am
Daily Reporter. Senate committee OKs bill allowing wetland permit exemptions.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Veterans outreach bill connects service members to mental health, substance abuse services.
4:49am
Kenosha News. Wirch wants special session on dark stores.
4:40am
Daily Reporter. Proposal to scrap two DSPS councils ready for Assembly vote.

State Agencies

12:25pm
AG Schimel. Announces 5 arrests in St. Croix County anti-human trafficking & sexual predator sting; 2 trafficking victims recovered.
12:24pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Voters still have time to get ID for primary day.
12:22pm
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Forest and Langlade counties.
10:22am
DOJ. Wisconsin wins in Fox River cleanup case from mid-century pollution.
4:59am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No gridlock relief: Wisconsin DOT makes - then abandons - plans to ease Zoo Interchange traffic.
4:40am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin rape kits testing yields new suspects in 11 cases.

Economy/Business

5:25am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Expanding Amtrak service to Chicago would require $195 million in track upgrades.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Transportation projects to accommodate Foxconn moving on different tracks.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee alderman hopes to expand Amtrak service to Foxconn. 
4:42am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin 26th for export growth at 6.1%.
4:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin company gains federal approval to make a medical isotope that hasn't been produced in U.S. in 30 years.

Statewide

2:49pm
Cooperative Network. Manske retires.

5:09am
WKOW. Digging Deeper: CBD debate continues after legalization in Wisconsin.
4:58am
Daily Cardinal. While Walker welcomes Foxconn, Wisconsin's public sector is among the smallest in the nation.

Education

2:54pm
UW-River Falls. Vang receives UW System Board of Regents Diversity Award.
2:48pm
UW-Stout. Competition heats up, competitors stay cool at university's first-ever Recipe for Excellence.
12:28pm
UW-River Falls. To offer MSE degree in Montessori education.
10:23am
DPI. Hearing set of rules related to disproportionality in special education.
10:21am
UW-Madison. To aid NASA's push to meaure Arctic's radiant energy.
4:44am
UW-Madison. Unveils 'Bucky's Tuition Promise,' latest commitment to state students.

4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison to offer free tuition for families making $56K or less a year. Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:46am
Cap Times. Regents chide UW-Madison for $115,000 in fraud by former housing division employee.
4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison Chancellor: Foxconn interested in our research on AI, automated vehicles.
4:44am
Fox 11. Regent panel OKs nonresident tuition increase.

Local

5:25am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County likely to join opioid lawsuit.
4:41am
Beloit Daily News. More outrage as another out-of-town sex offender could be sent to Beloit.

Congress

2:46pm
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Community Health Center funding reauthorized through FY2019.
12:25pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Ensures reliable cell service for all.
10:21am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports bipartisan budget.

5:11am
Bloomberg. Congress passes delayed budget deal ending hours-long shutdown.

Politics

2:53pm
RPW. ICYMI: WI Supreme Court candidate Tim Burns has tried only one case in WI courts.
2:51pm
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Fundraising and Campaign Kickoff Dinner.
2:49pm
DPW. AG Brad Schimel's neglect and incompetence let rapists walk the streets for years.
12:27pm
Mitchell for Governor. Too little, too late from Gov. Walker on infrastructure.

5:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Liberal group launches pro-Baldwin ad.
5:26am
Janesville Gazette. Democrats challenging Ryan meet in Janesville.
4:51am
WDIO. Balsam Lake attorney to challenge Duffy.
4:49am
Beloit Daily News. Obama-backed committee targeting races in 11 states.
4:43am
USA Today. Another 'flip-flop' in Congress? 2018 midterms give Democrats hope.
4:42am
Beloit Daily News. Evers: I'll sign Beloit casino plan.

Thursday February 8, 2018

Governor

1:39pm
Badger Institute. Value-added tolling would address Gov. Walker's concerns.
12:08pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Wisconsin's Foxconn Bonus.
11:54am
Sen. Shilling. Gov. Walker's latest campaign gimmick.
11:05am
Gov. Walker. And Speaker Vos agree to tax relief package.

12:44pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker, Vos call for sales tax holiday on top of child tax credit.
12:38pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republicans propose one-time sales tax holiday, child tax credit. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:51am
Appleton Post-Crescent. U.S. Sen. Baldwin to Kimberly-Clark executives: 'How many tax breaks do you need?'
4:44am
NBC 15. Walker defends Kimberly-Clark tax incentive.

Legislative

5:02pm
Wisconsin Wetlands Association. Senate committee changes still leave thousands of acres of wetlands unprotected.
4:52pm
Rep. Taylor. GOP gives crumbs to working families while continuing massive tax giveaways to millionaires.
4:45pm
Sen. Marklein. Rural school funding bill passes Joint Finance Committee.
2:48pm
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. The next North Carolina? Statement on SB 634/AB-748 - bad for business bills.
2:17pm
Sen. Ringhand. Column: Legislative leaders support property tax increase for homeowners.
1:15pm
Sen. Cowles. Senate committee passes amended wetland reform bill.
12:10pm
AG Schimel. Testimony on SB-768, AB-906.
11:33am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP leaders bow to special interests on "Dark Store" bills.
10:19am
Rep. Allen. To join U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner for listening session.
10:19am
Sen. Johnson. Weekly Democratic radio address: Celebrating Black History Month.
9:33am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Thanks Senators Vukmir and Moulton and Rep. Snyder for advancing 'Right to Try' legislation.
5:14am
Rep. Felzkowski. Veterans bill passes Joint Finance.
5:14am
Sen. Taylor. Walker's out-of-state ad campaign fails to prioritize training, access for Wisconsin residents.
5:12am
Ducks Unlimited. Amendment improves wetland bill, reduces potential impact to sportsmen, wildlife.
5:10am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Direct primary care passes Assembly committee.
5:09am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Statement on WMC pushing anti-LGBT equality legislation.

5:34am
WJFW. Walker says compromise on wetlands bill is possible.
5:02am
WISC. Group looks to change law after woman's death at care facility.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Chiropractors push lawmakers to approve bill allowing them to do sports physicals.
4:49am
Dubuque Telegraph Herald. Local lawmaker proposes free college tuition to foster care youth.
4:46am
Kenosha News. Report: No 'dark store' fix this year.
4:45am
WBAY. Milestone reached for bill that would close Wisconsin's OWI loophole.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers poised to approve Walker's school funding boost.

State Agencies

10:17am
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Marinette and Oconto counties.
5:06am
DWD. Lt. Governor Kleefisch and DWD Sec. Allen announce $1.5 million in new short-term training program grants.

Economy/Business

5:05am
Oshkosh Defense. The U.S. Army awards Oshkosh Defense the contract for the Family of Medium Vehicles A2 variant.

5:03am
WBAY. Oshkosh Corp. lands $476 million U.S. Army contract.
4:43am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Fox Valley companies get $300K in Wisconsin Fast Forward grants for worker training.
4:42am
Fox 6. Expand Amtrak service for Foxconn plant? Public Transportation Review Board to consider idea. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:41am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Two more Foxconn property deals completed.

Statewide

4:38am
La Crosse Tribune. Study: Mississippi River shutdown could cost millions, put hundreds more trucks on roads.
4:38am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Nearly 11.8M enroll for Obamacare in 2018.

Education

4:44pm
DPI. Draft standards published in social studies and environmental literacy and sustainability.
2:21pm
UW-Eau Claire Student Senate. Stuident leaders on proposed tuition increase.
12:30pm
UW-Madison. UW spinoff's invention featured at Paris fashion-tech show.
12:29pm
UW-Platteville. Students explore rare, medieval Russian icons.
12:28pm
UW-Platteville. To host annual Ebony Weekend.
12:27pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Releases school choice study in Mississippi.
11:57am
Marquette University. Sets groundbreaking for Athletic and Human Performance Research Center.
11:26am
UW-Stout. Employment rate for UW-Stout graduates hits 98.2 percent.
10:01am
UW-River Falls. Spring semester public astronomy talks and observatory viewings.

12:40pm
Wisconsin State Journal. University of Wisconsin faculty losing confidence in Ray Cross as Regents meet to discuss college mergers.
4:48am
U.S. News & World Report. UW health program lowers opioid prescribing with coaching.

Local

4:51pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Summary of saturation patrols for speed enforcement.
12:08pm
Take Back My Meds Milwaukee. Drug take back envelopes at Milwaukee Fire Stations make it easier to combat opioid crisis by disposing of medicine.
11:47am
Port of Milwaukee Cargo volume grows in 2017 as vessel visits climb nearly 10%
5:13am
Washington County Administrator Schoemann. County partners with Town of Addison.

5:02am
Fox 11. De Pere to discuss adding $20 wheel tax.
5:00am
WEAU. Nearly one-fourth of local private well samples test positive for nitrate contamination.
4:49am
La Crosse Tribune. Mayor Tim Kabat says city will fix La Crosse Street - and he wants the state to pay for it.

Congress

5:03pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins effort to warn VA against limiting caregiver support services.
11:48am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. With over 600 Wisconsin workers facing lay-offs in Fox Valley, questions the use of corporate tax cuts for stock buybacks.
10:27am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures major investment for Wisconsin dairy farmers in bipartisan Senate budget agreement.
5:08am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports bipartisan solutions on children's health care, community health centers, fighting opioid epidemic, improving veterans health care and investments in rebuilding infrastructure, including expanding rural broadband.

9:59am
The Hill. Paul Ryan says he has the votes for budget deal.
4:47am
The Hill. Dem leaders pile on, press Ryan for DACA commitment.
4:46am
Politico. Conservatives slam budget deal.

Politics

4:50pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Students choose.
1:21pm
One Wisconsin Now. Latest crisis shows the only job Scott Walker cares about is his own.
1:14pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. 6th District identified as one of 25 House bellwethers.
12:25pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Calls on Ryan to stop deportation of veteran in Wisconsin's First District.
12:09pm
RPW. ICYMI: AG Brad Schimel fighting for senior citizens.
11:41am
One Wisconsin Now. Another Republican attorney general not named Brad Schimel goest to court to hold opioid manufacturer acountable.
9:37am
Wisconsin Family Action. PAC endorses Michael Screnock for WI Supreme Court.
9:32am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI:Governor Walker to grassroots in Waukesha: Must counter Democrat anger with 'optimism and organization.'
8:44am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Endorses Josh Kaul for attorney general.
8:43am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconisin judges back.

1:34pm
Osceola Sun. Balsam Lake woman seeks State Assembly seat.
9:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tim Burns hopes to join state Supreme Court but has only had one case in Wisconsin court.
4:40am
Wisconsin Radio Network. State Supreme Court candidates differ on influence of personal views.
4:40am
Daily Cardinal. Walker speaks to College Republicans on elections and achievements.
4:39am
Badger Herald. Race to the state: Amid crowded democratic pool, Mayor Paul Soglin takes first steps for the gubernatorial election.

Local Politics

12:24pm
Lau for Waukesha County Circuit Court Branch 12 Waukesha Co. DA endorses.

Wednesday February 7, 2018

Governor

3:48pm
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin exports up 6% in 2017.

3:03pm
Cap Times. Scott Walker suggests other paper companies could receive tax breaks offered to Kimberly-Clark.
8:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Yes, please increase the gas tax for better Wisconsin roads.

Legislative

2:10pm
Rep. Steineke, Sen. Roth. Respond to sporting groups removal of opposition.
1:32pm
Rep. Bowen. Foxconn to replace 10,000 workers in Taiwan with robots.
12:48pm
Rep. Subeck. Committee to hold hearing on Republican, big government power grab.
10:32am
DPW. Walker wants $7 million to paper over 7 years of neglect.
10:29am
Rep. Berceau. Officially announces retirement.
9:52am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Who is working under the governor's new "Wisconsin Works" program?

2:59pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tweaks to Wisconsin GOP's 'worst bill' soften hunter opposition.
11:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Top Wisconsin lawmakers: Use toll to get matching money for Trump's infrastructure plan.
11:35am
U.S. News & World Report. GOP leader says tolling needed to get federal roads money.
8:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin would spend $7 million under bill to attract out of state workers for Foxconn.
5:02am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Democrats push for 'Local Wage Act.'
5:01am
Stevens Point Journal. Lawmakers advance Gov. Scott Walker's $90 million package to put work requirements on welfare.
4:51am
Cap Times. Bill would prevent Wisconsin municipalities from enforcing their own employment ordinances.
4:51am
WISC. Soglin criticizes Walker's proposal to entice Kimberly-Clark. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:45am
Kenosha News. Representatives introduce bill to create regional transit authority.
4:44am
Fox 6. Audit: UW System hasn't protected computer systems. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:39am
WJFW. Chequamegon students push for designation of ruffed grouse as official state symbol.
4:38am
WAOW. Committee hears proposal for "Sara's Law" in Madison.
4:37am
NBC 15. Proposal requiring 911 CPR instruction could be struggle for small counties.
4:37am
WISC. Lawmakers introduce competing bills about family and medical leave law.
4:36am
NBC 26. Lawmakers look to save jobs at Kimberly-Clark.
4:35am
WQOW. State bill would ban the sale of certain cough medicines to minors.

State Agencies

1:28pm
DOR. Tax filing season is underway.
12:21pm
AG Schimel. And coalition of AGs reach settlement with pharmaceutical company over attempt to block generics.
10:51am
DNR. Asks public for input on draft Wisconsin River Basin Total Maximum Daily Load study to improve water quality.
10:14am
DWD. Governor Walker declares February as Career and Technical Education Month in Wisconsin. 
9:42am
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Winnebago County.

4:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Moola for moo docs: New vets working in rural Wisconsin can get big money for student loans.
4:36am
WBAY. Wisconsin allowing hidden cameras to capture elder abuse and neglect.

Economy/Business

12:49pm
Village of Mount Pleasant. Announces continued generous offers for local property owners.
10:24am
Rapid Imaging. Partners with Preceptual Labs.

1:53pm
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn area property owners offered 140% fair market value for homes.
4:48am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn will make downtown Milwaukee building its Wisconsin HQ. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Farmers, happy or not, reap millions from Foxconn purchases.

Statewide

2:28pm
Focus on Energy. Erinn Monroe named Program Director.
5:04am
Wisconsin SBDC. Wisconsin beer innovator MobCraft taps national attention.

8:30am
Cap Times. Locked out: How sweeping changes to Wisconsin landlord-tenant laws affect vulnerable populations.

Courts

2:06pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. John Y. Westmas v. Creekside Tree Service.

4:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Judge declines to wade into Evers-Walker regulatory fight. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

3:50pm
UW-Rock County. Fall 2017 Dean's List announced.
2:58pm
UW-Stout. Students work at Super Bowl keeping fans, players safe.
1:29pm
UW-Madison. "The Discussion Project" cultivates engaging welcoming classroom conversations across campus.
10:50am
UW-Stout. Overnight city shelter gets boost from student volunteers.
10:33am
Marquette University. Wisconsin economic development chief Hogan goes 'On the Issues' to discuss Foxconn deal.

4:43am
Cap Times. UW-Madison professors rip Ray Cross over system reorganization plan. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:42am
Beloit Daily News. Update given on plan for UW campus merger.

Local

1:37pm
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Congratulates Dr. McManus on new appointment.

4:38am
CBS 58. "Unfortunate necessity:" Many outraged over proposal to pay for parking at Milwaukee County parks.

Congress

3:20pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan push to establish an investigation into the U.S. Olympic Committee & USA Gymnastics over decades of sexual abuse.

4:48am
Bloomberg. Senate leaders closing in on budget deal to raise spending caps.

Politics

3:21pm
RPW. ICYMI: Attorny General Brad Schimel fighting for senior citizens.
12:45pm
Toft for 3rd Congress. Reacts to House government funding vote.
10:53am
One Wisconsin Now. Beneficiary of $500,000 plus special interest groups TV ad buys won't support reform of judicial recusal rule.
10:12am
DPW. Vukmir and Nicholson complicit in Kimberly-Clark's GOP tax law-inspired layoffs.
9:54am
RPW. New revelations show union boss Mahlon Mitchell living large while claiming to make an "OK" salary.

11:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Tim Burns emphasizes he's a Democrat in TV ad.
4:47am
Cap Times. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mahlon Mitchell calls for a return to gas tax indexing.
4:35am
WEAU. Supreme Court candidate Burns launches first TV ad.

Local Politics

12:22pm
Melvin for Waukesha Circuit Court Branch 12. Earns rare Walker nod.

Tuesday February 6, 2018

Governor

2:07pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Check out the paper industry's contributions to Walker, legislators.
9:23am
Neenah Mayor Kaufert. Statement regarding Governor Walker's announcement of support for increasing the incentives for Kimberly-Clark.

4:55am
WXPR. Gov. Walker waiting on Legislature to make corrections changes.
4:51am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker calls for Kimberly-Clark tax break similar to Foxconn.

Legislative

2:10pm
Heal Without Harm Coalition. Speaker Vos moves to kill fetal tissue bills, removes them from committee.
1:56pm
Rep. Shankland. Actions speak louder than words: Republicans continue pattern of unfunded mandates, attacks on local control.  LFB Memo.
1:54pm
Rep. Subeck; Sens. Hansen, Johnson. Democrats introduce Local Wage Act, returning local governments authority to establish local minimum wages and enact local family and medical leave standards. LRB-4544. LRB-4889. Fact Sheet. Map.
11:42am
One Wisconsin Now. Assembly committee votes on Gov. Scott Walker's election year special session bills.
11:29am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. (Updated) Audit recommends UW System address continued IT weaknesses.
10:59am
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Republicans rubber stamp Governor Walker's $90 million per year plan to demonize the poor.
10:39am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Column: Wisconsin stands strong!
10:14am
Trout Unlimited. Opposes wetlands bill AB-547 as amended by Rep. Steineke.
9:26am
LAB. Report 18-2: University of Wisconsin System. Briefing Sheet.
4:58am
Lutheran Office for Public Policy. What images do we have of people in poverty? Special session bills on public benefits.

10:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers to take up Gov. Walker's $90 million package to put work requirements on welfare.
10:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin legislators claim over $1.3 million in allowances but work fewer days.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal would cut back required family medical leave in Wisconsin.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Northern lawmakers have different views on need to reform state's welfare system.
4:42am
WISC. Hunger advocacy groups concerned about proposed changes to state's welfare system.
4:40am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Help for foster-care youths is needed.

State Agencies

3:14pm
AG Schimel. Launches "Safe Seniors," offers hidden cameras to help family members expose abuse of elderly and disabled.
2:33pm
DNR. Weekly news.
2:09pm
DOT. Announces 2017 Excellence in Construction awards.
2:08pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Nearly $1.3 million for community projects.
1:45pm
DATCP. Farm Center is here for Wisconsin farmers.

5:08am
WKOW. DOJ expects to clear backlog of untested rape kits by end of year.
4:49am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Program offers student loan payments for new veterinarians.

Economy/Business

3:12pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Statement on the Wisconn Valley Innovation Center announcement.
3:11pm
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin's Foxconn bonus: Foxconn purchases building in downtown Milwaukee from Northwestern Mutual.
2:49pm
Foxconn. To open Foxconn Place and Wisconn Valley Innovation Center in downtown Milwaukee.

5:08am
WKOW. Digging Deeper: Wisconsin dairy farmers struggle with low milk prices, tight labor.
4:52am
WBAY. What Foxconn's water usage could mean for Lake Michigan.
4:46am
Fox 6. Exclusive look inside Foxconn: Fox 6 News shows you the model for the Wisconsin project.
4:45am
WTMJ. Foxconn to buy seven-story downtown Milwaukee building from Northwestern Mutual.

Statewide

3:36pm
U.S. Airlines for Open Skies. Statement of support for maintaining global framework of U.S. open skies agreements.
10:18am
Evidence-Based Health Policy Project. To host healthcare workforce capitol briefing.

4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. IV bag shortages causing cost of care to increase.

Courts

10:03am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Madison Teachers, Inc v. James R. Scott.

10:43am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Supreme Court OKs delay in releasing union records. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Federal judge tosses artisanal butter lawsuit, sides with state over butter law.

Education

4:14pm
UW-Platteville. Hosts Pioneer Talks.
4:13pm
UW-Platteville. Faculty forum to examine self-portraits of Chinese artist.
11:00am
DPI. Proposed rules restore part-time open enrollment.
9:29am
UW-River Falls. Professor working at South Pole with undergrad.

4:50am
WKBT. Open enrollment begins for Wisconsin public schools.
4:48am
Badger Herald. UW System president takes heat for 'divisive' comments about shared governance committees.
4:40am
Beloit Daily News. UW Regents to consider raising tuition at 3 schools.

Local

11:02am
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery Department. It's anybody's guess when the next shipping season will begin.
10:17am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Gen. Marcia Anderson to headline Chamber's fourth annual Icebreaker luncheon.

5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mayor Tom Barrett withdraws Milwaukee health commissioner nominee after outcry from aldermen.

Congress

9:25am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. After reports that Trump administration has pulled back Equifax probe, calls for inspector general investigation of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

10:49am
USA Today. House GOP drafts a spending bill with big increase for defense and stop-gap domestic funding.
4:47am
The Hill. GOP eyes changes to Right to Try bill.

Politics

4:18pm
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Launches first television ad.
4:16pm
Wachs for Governor. Responds to Gov. Walker's tweetstorms and photo-ops on Foxconn and Kimberly Clark.
2:35pm
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. ICYMI: Rebecca Dallet launches untruthful hit piece on Tim Burns.
2:05pm
Walker for Governor. Launches statewide digital ad highlighting Wisconsin turnaround.
11:22am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Signs taxpayer protection pledge.
10:24am
McCabe for Governor. Charts 5-year path to living wage for all workers.
10:23am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. New ad: Judges, commissioner, DA endorse, say Burns "not qualified."
10:19am
Barnes for Lieutenant Governor. Congressman Mark Pocan endorses.
9:58am
Concerned Veterans for America. Launches $1.5 million ad campaign highlighting Baldwin's Toman VA record.

11:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Concerned Veterans for America launches $1.5M ads against Baldwin.
10:37am
Cap Times. Democratic candidates critical of Walker plan for Foxconn-sized tax break for Kimberly-Clark.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Would-be-justices clash at Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates forum. U.S. News & World Report.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dallet's anti-Trump ad triggers debate at Supreme Court forum.

Monday February 5, 2018

Governor

5:01pm
Rep. Hintz. Governor's proposal reeks of election year desperation.
1:22pm
Gov. Walker. Calls for increasing tax incentives for Kimberly-Clark.
10:46am
Gov. Walker. Discusses the opioid epidemic at Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Conference.

3:07pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker says he's offering Kimberly Clark incentives to stay.
9:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin waiting to hear about requiring work, drug screening for Medicaid recipients.
4:57am
NBC 26. Walker: state could invest in K-C to retain jobs. Fox 11.
4:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker teams up with Tommy Thompson to promote welfare overhaul. WKBT.
4:53am
WBAY. Gov. Walker visits Green Bay, pushes welfare reform push.

Legislative

3:23pm
Rep. Barca. Connecting workers with career opportunities.  LRB-4755.
3:03pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Rep. Terese Berceau announcement not to seek re-election.
1:29pm
Rep. Hintz. Rep. Neubauer appointed to Assembly committees.
1:28pm
Rep. Fields. Statement thanking Rep. Berceau for her service.
12:23pm
Rep. Stuck. Announces formation of Wisconsin Paper Caucus.
11:44am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Wisconsin workers and advocates oppose attacks on worker's rights and local democracy.
11:31am
Reps. Stuck, Hintz; Sen. Hansen; Outagamie County Exec. Nelson. Call for state action on paper.
11:14am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Supports protections for working families.
11:11am
One Wisconsin Now. Joins with worker advocates opposing efforts to weaken Wisconsin laws protecting Wisconsin families.

3:04pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn spent $45,000 lobbying Wisconsin lawmakers last year.
12:58pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker: Give Kimberly-Clark Foxconn-style deal to keep paper plants open.
12:57pm
Appleton Post-Crescent. Lawmakers call for $60M in aid to shore up ailing paper industry.
12:11pm
WBAY. Democrats, Walker announce separate plans for saving paper jobs.
9:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP lawmakers want to weaken regulation of Wisconsin wetlands.
9:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State legislation reignites power feud between Chris Abele and Milwaukee County Board.
5:23am
Daily Cardinal. Madison Democrat continues push for free feminine hygiene products.
5:23am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Bill aimed at highway damage caused by horseshoes.
5:22am
Cap Times. Steineke: Walker's welfare changes are the compassionate choice.
5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Education advocates push for more funding, big picture reforms at public hearing.
4:47am
WJFW. Wetlands legislation causes controversy.
4:47am
WISN. UPFRONT recap: Lawmakers debate changes to state welfare program.
4:46am
WISC. Bill aims to provide funding for Wisconsin's suicide prevention text hotline.
4:45am
WQOW. Locals at Eau Claire gun show speak on potential gun shop bill.

State Agencies

4:59pm
DATCP. Appliations open for vet student loan repayment program.
1:08pm
WEDC. River Falls receives state grant to renovate historic theater.
12:15pm
AG Schimel. Sends SAKI sexual assault kits to two additional labs for testing; testing complete on 862 previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits.
11:06am
DVA. Donate to the Veterans Trust Fund on your 2017 Wisconsin income tax form.
5:33am
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Outagamie and Washington counties.

5:45am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin to fund jail pilot projects to prevent recidivism.
5:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs names new leader of troubled King veteran home.
5:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Board postpones considering former UW-Milwaukee dean's claim.

Economy/Business

3:10pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn buying downtown Milwaukee office building. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
9:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn package cost Wisconsin eight times as much per job as similar 2017 state jobs deals.
5:21am
Racine Journal Times. More employers seeing effect of opioids.
5:04am
WKOW. New data shows job growth, but lawmakers want higher wages.

Statewide

5:03pm
Wisconsin Budget Project. Wisconsin's public sector is smaller than most states' 
4:58pm
Wisconsin Water Alliance. City of Wausau's soiling of Wisconsin River shows media and environmentalists have it out for our farmers.
4:55pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Members recognized at convention.
2:50pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Von Ruden re-elected president.
10:48am
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. 2018 Green Masters Program now open.
5:36am
Arts Wisconsin. Arts Day calls for investment in the arts and creativity.

10:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame names 2018 class.
9:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin nursing homes struggle to keep up with costs.
5:11am
CBS 58. Investigates: Shortage of children's mental health care leaves parents desperate for help.

Courts

5:00pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts five new cases.

3:13pm
USA Today. Court fights could erase some of the Republicans' edge in Congress, legislatures.
5:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge dismisses northern Wisconsin tribe's lawsuit against state and gaming rival.
4:59am
Washington Post. Opponents of gerrymandering keep winning, but it might not affect 2018.

Education

4:56pm
UW-Extension. Ideadvance Seed Fund pursues past and present UW System colleagues.
4:54pm
UW-Stout. Hospitality leadership school up to No. 8 in world ranking.
1:23pm
UW System. Regents' Diversity Awards recipients announced.
11:08am
UW-Madison. Researchers assess impact of lock failure on Upper Mississippi River freight.

5:39am
Oshkosh Northwestern. UW-Oshkosh chancellor's former house for sale amid foundation bankruptcy.
5:03am
Cap Times. UW President Ray Cross skirted faculty, students in crafting system reorganization plan.

Local

11:10am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 6 arrests.

Congress

5:00pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces bill to save lives and curb the opioid epidemic.
2:51pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce legislation to improve rail safety.

5:07am
USA Today. Lawmakers push fifth short-term bill to avert government shutdown.
5:05am
WISC. How Pocan reacted to the release of the secret Washington memo.
4:57am
The Hill. Social media users slam Ryan for tweet on $1.50 pay hike.
4:55am
Cap Times. Pocan: DACA fix, budget agreements would come easy if not for Paul Ryan, Tea Party.

Politics

2:46pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Ryan's deleted tweet raises campaign $150K.
1:24pm
Flynn for Governor. Releases his 16-point economic plan for Wisconsin.
1:07pm
One Wisconsin Now. Right-wing special interests spending to make Michael Screnock into right-wing media darling.
11:43am
RPW. Supreme court candidates faceoff in Milwaukee.

9:20am
Governing. Republicans on the hot seat in AG races.
5:35am
Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education.  Public education advocates meet with 8th CD candidate Liegeois.
5:26am
Wausau Daily Herald. Mosinee mayor Brent Jacobson formally announces campaign for 86th Assembly district.
5:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Madison Democrat won't run for Assembly re-election.
5:06am
Chippewa Herald. Kevin Nicholson discloses consulting clients, many of which were financial firms.
5:02am
Cap Times. Candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court navigate partisan trend.
5:01am
Waunakee Tribune. Middleton man challenges Hesselbein in 79th District Assembly election.
5:00am
WKOW. Candidates for governor appear across Wisconsin Saturday.
4:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Court race shouldn't be so political.
4:52am
New York Times. 'They can't wait to vote': Energized Democrats target dominant G.O.P. in statehouses.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democratic challengers to Scott Walker divided on what to do about Act 10.
4:51am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker expects upcoming gubernatorial race to be a challenge.
4:50am
WQOW. Democratic candidate for governor, Mahlon Mitchell, visits Wausau.
4:49am
WSAU. Governor candidate to announce jobs, wage plan Monday.
4:48am
WXOW. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Judge Rebecca Dallet says "our rights are under attack."

Friday February 2, 2018

Governor

2:37pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Jefferson County Judicial vacancy.
2:36pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Rock County judge.
12:48pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights unemployment, welfare reform. 
10:52am
Gov. Walker. Announces administration staff changes.

4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker open to gas tax hike, tax cuts elsewhere, to land federal road funding. 
4:30am
Cap Times. Walker says $50M economic development fund could help keep young adults in rural communities.
4:28am
Janesville Gazette. Walker: I-90/39 expansion slated to finish one year ahead of schedule.

Legislative

12:54pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Schmitt. Denounces Abele's power grab in Madison.
11:44am
Rep. Crowley. Greater transparency necessary to restore trust and fix lead lateral crisis.
11:17am
One Wisconsin Now. Will Gov. Scott Walker apply his proposed drug testing for public housing to himself and his family?
10:48am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Submits testimony on school funding reform.
10:22am
Rep. Subeck. Governor Walker's re-election gimmick will cost taxpayers hundreds of millions.
9:59am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Public school supporters call on Blue Ribbon Commission to find - and fund - real solutions for Wisconsin students.
5:02am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Farmers advocate for agriculture and rural communities.

3:32pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposed welfare limits could cost more than $90 million a year.
3:29pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers clash over how to honor Black History Month. 
3:28pm
Beloit Daily News. Walker's welfare overhaul bills cost more than $90 million.
11:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: Rep. Terese Berceau not seeking re-election.
5:04am
DrydenWire. Jarchow, Milroy debate on wolves continues.
4:35am
Fox 6. Republican lawmakers attempting to revive I-94 East-West corridor project.
4:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers form Black and Latino caucus to honor Black History Month.
4:31am
WUWM. Members of Wisconsin GOP set sights on overhauling public benefits.
4:27am
Washington Post. Wisconsin expected to set up 'Green Alerts' for missing at-risk veterans.
4:26am
Fox 6. Cameras in the OR: Wisconsin bill aims at recording surgical procedures.
4:26am
Fox 6. Tax or no tax? Wisconsin bills seek to eliminate sales tax on diapers and feminine hygiene products.

State Agencies

2:34pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of Feb. 5.
12:10pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Feb. 5-11
12:06pm
DATCP. Application period opens for Specialty Crop Block Grants.
12:05pm
WDVA. Announces new Commandant to lead operations at Veterans Home at King.
12:03pm
Sen. Nass. Statement on statement from former members of the rogue GAB.
10:07am
Former GAB Members. Respond to call for investigation. 
5:02am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

1:00pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Former GAB judges defend defunct agency against partisanship claims.
10:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Former board members defend now-dissolved elections panel.

Economy/Business

3:30pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Another 380 acres sold for Foxconn, for $19 million.
4:58am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Show us the money: Some workers beginning to see bigger paychecks from tax overhaul bill.
4:37am
NBC 26. Leaders criticize state investments amid K-C closure.
4:36am
NBC 26. 13 NE Wis. companies plan to create nearly 1,500 jobs.
4:29am
WBAY. List of potential Foxconn suppliers from Northeast Wisconsin grows.
4:28am
La Crosse Tribune. USGS: Sand production up 36% in 2017; Wisconsin tops in the nation.

Statewide

3:10pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Wisconsin hospitals take measures to conserve IV solution.
1:22pm
Trek. Awarded second World Cup.
10:03am
Wisconsin Women's Network. Announces Accelerated Policy Instittue.
9:56am
WEDA. Elects 2018 Executive Committee and board of directors.

Courts

4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. John Doe judge gives attorneys long list of questions over Gov. Scott Walker probe and contempt request.
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Weekly newspaper sues Madison police over records delay.

Education

3:18pm
UW System. $2.3 million grant supports Math Initiative to increase student success.
2:32pm
Marquette University.  Mission Week 2018 will focus on truth, reconciliation and peacemaking.
1:19pm
UW-Stout. Snow Ball throwback to help put freeze on winter doldrums.
12:35pm
UW System Student Reps. (Updated) Statement on President Cross and shared governance.
12:02pm
UW-Stout. Northwoods Battalion again top ROTC program in 3rd Brigade.
10:25am
UW System Student Reps. Statement on President Cross and shared governance.
10:21am
UW-Madison. Freely shared satellite data improves weather forecasting.

5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW restructure described as 'open secret' prior to public announcement.

Local

10:11am
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Silence is complicity: If you see something, please say something.
9:50am
Racine PD. IRS scam alert.

4:33am
Madison.com. Baraboo paper files open meetings complaint against Sauk County officials.

Congress

1:05pm
The Hill. GOP memo alleges bias against Trump in FBI probe.
4:38am
Reuters. White House poised to approve release of explosive Republican memo.
4:38am
The Hill. GOP eyeing vote to fund the government through March 23.
4:23am
Politico. Ryan renews welfare reform push.

Federal Agencies

4:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Cathy Stepp recuses herself from EPA probe on Wisconsin water powers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Politics

2:42pm
Stubbs for 77th Assembly. Statement on candidacy.
1:23pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Issues statement on the release of the Nunes memo.
12:47pm
Liegeois for 8th Congress. Statement on the release of the Russia memo.
10:09am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Statement on January job and wage growth news.

12:59pm
U.S. News & World Report. Nicholson attacks GOP Senate rival Vukmir over pay raises.

Thursday February 1, 2018

Governor

2:08pm
Sen. Craig. Applauds DOT leadership, governor for savings.
12:02pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Giving Back to Wisconsin Families.
11:34am
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on Governor Walker's turnaround on transportation financing reform.
10:25am
Gov. Walker. Announces major projects to be completed one year ahead of scheduled completion.
9:56am
Gov. Walker. Addresses the Wisconsin Economic Development Association Governor's Conference.
5:03am
Gov. Walker. Participates in ribbon cutting ceremony for Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence.
4:55am
Gov. Walker. Signs Public Service Commission Reform Act.

3:16pm
Wisconsin State Journal. National survey puts Scott Walker's approval in the bottom 10 of U.S. governors.
3:11pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker would consider possible gas tax hike to access federal road money.
10:33am
NBC 15. Walker open to gas tax increase to access federal money.
10:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs bill helping utilities to settle rate disputes.

Legislative

4:53pm
Rep. Vruwink. Introduces lifetime fishing license bill.
2:41pm
Wisconsin Wetlands Association. Assembly committee votes to remove protection for thousands of acres of wetlands.
1:59pm
Rep. Crowley. New Black and Latino Legislative Caucus to host State of Black and Brown Wisconsin.
1:58pm
Rep. Taylor. GOP facilitates anti-choice hate group access to Capitol.
1:56pm
Rep. Hintz. GOP transportation circus continues.
1:52pm
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association. Statement on I-94 East-West proposal.
11:30am
Rep. Steineke. Wetland reform receives committee vote.
11:28am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Statement on January 2018 special session on welfare reform bills.
10:51am
Rep. Stafsholt. Credit Union League thanks Stafsholt for Act 72.
10:23am
Rep. Stuck. Wisconsin Assembly Democrats: Governor Walker's flip-flops.
9:55am
Rep. Anderson. Protect recreation, water, and wildlife: AB 547 is bad for Wisconsin.

3:17pm
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly panel approves bill to relax wetland regulations.
3:15pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers hope to revive I-94 project, but Walker says drivers need a construction break.
3:14pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans try to revive major freeway project in Milwaukee County.
5:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill could boost use of 'biosimilars,' generic versions of pricey biologic drugs.
4:52am
Daily Reporter. Opponents of Walker welfare overhaul say changes hurt poor.
4:51am
Fox 6. GOP starts overhaul of state's welfare system: 'Benefits were never intended to be permanent.'
4:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Critics raise concerns with Walker's proposed welfare changes.
4:46am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Legislators propose new money to restart I-94 east-west rebuild.
4:40am
WQOW. WI lawmaker renews call for bill requiring increased security at gun shops.

State Agencies

3:26pm
DFI. Consumers who lost money to scammers via Western Union encouraged to file claims.
8:57am
DACTP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter.
8:56am
DACTP. Nomination period opens for WI Potato Board.
8:55am
DATCP. One elected, two re-elected to WI Corn Board.

10:32am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker says he won't remove Chisholm as district attorney.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Elections panel edges closer to showdown with GOP Senate on who should lead it.
4:44am
WISC. Wisconsin DNR picks new carnivore specialist.

Economy/Business

3:44pm
Village of Mount Pleasant. To close on about 1,700 acres of land for the Foxconn project.

3:13pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Mount Pleasant spends $8.8 million on first 172 acres for Foxconn.
9:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Kimberly-Clark to close 2 Wisconsin plants, cut 600 jobs. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. WBAY.
4:49am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Kimberly-Clark to close plants in Neenah, Fox Crossing; 600 jobs lost.
4:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin DNR sets hearing on Foxconn water diversion. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Environment/Outdoors

4:54am
Beloit Daily News. States join battle to protect Great Lakes from Asian carp.

Statewide

4:17pm
RPW. Celebrates Black History Month.
3:03pm
IBEW Local 494. Union members and retirees targeted in phone scam.
9:51am
Wisconsin Fair Maps Coalition. More than half of Wisconsin counties call for fair maps.
8:31am
Arts Wisconsin. Welcomes Jay Salinas of Reedsburg as new board member.

Courts

1:54pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. And Isthmus join forces to sue Madison Police Department.
10:37am
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Congressman David R. Obey (Ret.) endorses.

Education

3:59pm
DPI. Charter grant applications now available.
2:42pm
Marquette University. Milwaukee Police Chief Flynn goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
11:58am
UW-Madison. The doc sets the goal, then 'Digital Intern' goes to work.
11:26am
UW-River Falls. Grad makes mark during Super Bowl week, raises awareness of homelessness.

8:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Statewide voucher school program continues expansion with 68 new schools for 2018-19.
8:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System officials still reviewing employees 'concerns' after top administrator's departure.
4:47am
Oshkosh Northwestern. UW-Oshkosh proposes plan to close $9.5 million budget gap over two years.
4:43am
WKBT. Pair of private Sparta schools to join Wisconsin voucher program for 2018-19 school year.
4:41am
Racine Journal Times. Six schools join register for Racine Parental Choice Program.

Local

3:04pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Summary of saturation patrols for speed enforcement.
3:02pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Resolution aims to take down Milwaukee Health Department's restrictive communication policy.
10:53am
Milwaukee Alds. Hamilton, Coggs, Stamper, Rainey, Lewis, Johnson. City of Milwaukee to celebrate 28 days of Black history throughout February.

5:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gag order banned Milwaukee Health Department staffers from going to aldermen, mayor about lead concerns.
4:45am
WISN. Eight of top 10 structurally deficient bridges in state are in southeast Wisconsin.
4:42am
WTMJ. Aldermen attack Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett over handling of lead investigation.
4:41am
WKBT. La Crosse Common Council to consider underage drinking ordinance.

Congress

5:56am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Requests Government Accountability Office review of Trump administration's failure to meaningfully address opioid epidemic.

5:55am
Ripon Commonwealth Press. Editorial: Grothman letter looks strangely familiar.

Federal Agencies

11:32am
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Petitioners ask Stepp to recuse herself from ongoing water pollution program review. Letter to EPA Administrator Stepp.

Politics

4:15pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Washington partisanship threatens constitutional crisis.
4:08pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Responds to Ryan's speech on altering Medicaid.
1:55pm
DPW. Scott Walker owns the Kimberly-Clark layoffs.
12:00pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Announces 72-county 'Wisconsin Way' tour.
10:26am
RPW. Wisconsin seeing positive results of tax reform.
10:17am
Wisconsin Right to Life PAC. Endorses Judge Michael Screnock.
9:54am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence peddler of the month.

3:12pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Can the voting power of fast-growing Dane County help Democrats win statewide elections again?
8:39am
Sawyer County Record. Candidate says political views matter.
5:22am
The Hill. Green group backs Sens. Baldwin, Nelson for reelection.
5:08am
Cap Times. Nicholson: Democratic ties won't be 'a big thing' in Republican Senate primary.
4:44am
WSAU. Judge Rebecca Dallet makes her Supreme Court pitch in Wausau.
4:39am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wachs assails Walker for holding off on special elections.

 

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