Thursday February 28, 2019 - Updated 8:41pm

Budget Address

7:07pm
DOA. 2019-21 Executive Budget.
7:06pm
DOA. Budget in Brief.
7:04pm
Gov. Evers. Gives 2019-21 Biennial Budget Address.
12:29pm
Gov. Evers. Excerpts from Governor Evers' 2019-21 Biennial Budget Address.

5:03pm
U.S. News & World Report. Democrat Evers promises to deliver 'People's Budget.'
2:34pm
Cap Times. Tony Evers set to deliver budget address Thursday. What's in it?
1:02pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Evers budget gives IDs to people in US illegally.

Budget Address Reaction

8:41pm
Rep. Hebl. WMC.
8:33pm
Rep. Swearingen. DPI Supt. Taylor.Sen. Marklein. Sen. Larson. WIPTA. Sen. Stroebel. Rep. Knodl. Sen. Hansen. Chief Justice Roggensack. Wisconsin Building Trades Council. Clean Wisconsin.
8:25pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Rep. Considine. Sheet Metal Workers Union #18. IUOE Local 139. Sen. Feyen. Rep. Summerfield. Rep. Ramthun. Iron Workers District Council of North Central States. Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Rep. Wichgers. Rep. Felzkowski.
8:18pm
Rep. Hintz. Rep. Steineke. Wisconsin Laborers' District Council. Rep. Hesselbein. Rep. Edming. Plumbers Union Local 75. Sen. Craig. UW-Madison Chancellor Blank. Rep. Kuglitsch. Rep. Rodriguez.
8:06pm
Milwaukee Area Labor Council. Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council. IBEW. Rep. Loudenbeck. Wisconsin Hospital Association. Rep. Vining. Rep. Dittrich. Rep. Katsma. State Treasurer Godlewski. Rep. Shankland. Rep. Born.
7:59pm
State Public Defender Thompson. One Wisconsin Now. Transportation Development Association. Sen. Shilling. League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Rep. Krug. Wisconsin Public Education Network. Rep. Brostoff. Rep. Gundrum. Sen. Schachtner. Rep. Bowen.
7:52pm
Rep. Stubbs. Rep. Macco. Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Rep. Kolste. Rep. Meyers. Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association. Rep. Crowley. UW System President Cross. Sen. Ringhand. Rep. Spreitzer.
7:46pm
Rep. Emerson. IBEW Local 494. Rep. Gruszynski. Rep. Neubauer. Voces de la Frontera. UW-Stout Chancellor Meyer. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Dane County Exec. Parisi. Rep. Subeck. Rep. August. Wisconsin Voices.
5:23pm
Rep. Sargent. The People's Budget - a blueprint for Wisconsin.
1:57pm
RPW. Governor Evers' Budget Address preview.

Governor

4:45am
Gov. Evers. And. Lt. Gov. Barnes delivers Democratic Weekly Radio Address.

Budget

2:42pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Applauds Governor Evers for expanding BadgerCare.
2:30pm
Sen. Nass. Governor Evers' extreme budget proposal.
2:02pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Stands up for education.
12:48pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on driver's cards for undocumentd Wisconsinites.
12:36pm
Rep. Hebl. Statement on Governor Evers' budget plan for voucher schools.
12:34pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Evers education budget doesn't prioritize student success.
4:43am
Sen. Darling. Evers "pro-kid" budget locks poor kids out of good schools, refuses to reform failing schools.

12:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Evers proposes expanding Medicaid program to threshold that would bring state $320 million in additional federal dollars over two years.
8:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers' budget plan to boost care for children with disabilities.
4:34am
Fox 6. Gov. Evers wants in-state tuition rates for all - regardless of immigration status.
4:23am
Beloit Daily News. Public versus private - voucher plan divides school leaders.
4:21am
Racine Journal Times. Sen. Wanggaard's response to Evers' plan to delay youth prison closure: 'No.'
4:15am
WTMJ. Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm on Evers' criminal justice reform proposal.
4:04am
Spectrum News. Gov. Evers' budget likely to conflict with Republicans.

Legislative

10:16am
Rep. Kurtz. Authors proposal to aid people with contaminated wells.
9:05am
Reps. Kurtz, Oldenburg. Representatives ask state superintendent to respond to waiver requests made by area school districts. 
8:50am
Council on State Taxation. Opposes unsound property tax hike valuation proposal LRB-1665.
8:44am
Center for Media and Democracy. Mergers of Legislative Council and Legislative Reference Bureau discussed behind closed doors.

4:25am
WKOW. Challenges to restricting gun-building in wake of Middleton workplace shooting.
4:08am
WEAU. Lawmakers propose bill addressing school snow days.
4:06am
WSAW. Wis. lawmakers sponsor bill to help block telemarketers.

State Agencies

3:38pm
DACTP. Hosts open house meetings on gypsy moth treatment plans.
1:33pm
WEDC. Finalists named in competition to design Wisconsin's gift for overseas delegations.
1:14pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Placed on the State Register of Historic Places:  16th Street Viaduct. Advance Shipwreck. Lloyd A. Barbee House. Gold Medal Camp Furniture Company. I.A. Johnson Shipwreck. Freda Meyers Nishan Memorial Chapel. A.D. German Wholesale Company and Warehouse. St. Matthew Methodist Episcopal Church. Sun Prairie Downtown Historic District.
12:56pm
DATCP. Dairy Processor Grant recipients announced.
10:43am
DOR. Fort Atkinson tax return preparer charged with stealing his customers' tax refunds and filing false tax returns.
4:28am
DATCP. Reminds farmers to keep safety first, report losses following winter storms.

4:42am
WFRV. A.G. Kaul makes domestic abuse data available to public.
4:02am
WJFW. For the first time, Wisconsin Conservation Congress spring hearings to offer online voting option.
4:01am
WJFW. Natural Resources Board supports conservation easement in Iron County.

Economy/Business

3:52pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn will need to recruit from beyond Wisconsin, and abroad, executive says.
10:54am
AP. Farm loan delinquencies highest in 9 years as prices slump.
10:50am
Bloomberg. China trade war cost tops $40 billion in lost U.S. exports.
8:53am
Reuters. U.S. economic growth slows moderately in fourth quarter.

Environment/Outdoors

3:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNA evidence traces drinking water hazards back to farms and manure.
3:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Most nitrate, coliform in Kewaunee County wells tied to animal waste.

Statewide

2:29pm
Citizens Utility Board. Celebrates 40 years of consumer advocacy in Wisconsin.
2:01pm
Focus on Energy. Wisconsin energy efficiency program adds to recent string of award wins.
8:51am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Medicaid dental pilot demonstrates initial success.

Courts

8:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. West Bend Mutual Ins. Co v. Ixthus Medical Supply, Inc.

Education

4:44pm
UW-Milwaukee. Summit on Black Male Youth set for March 18, 19.
4:43pm
UW-Milwaukee. 93 companies to recruit engineers, computer scientists at UWM.
3:45pm
Madison Teachers Inc. United for change.
2:20pm
Marquette University. To host conference celebrating the humanities.
12:39pm
Marquette University. MUPD to co-host youth law enforcement camp with FBI for second year.

4:22am
Marshfield News Herald. UW officials address sweeping changes affecting Wisconsin campuses, say layoffs avoided at Stevens Point.
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System President says he believes humanities programs at UW-Stevens Point will be saved.

Local

3:40pm
Madison Community Development Division. City of Madison Neighborhood Meetings to Discuss Funding for Neighborhood Centers, Child and Youth Out-of- School Time Programming.  
3:37pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Introduces legislation to develop a reserve workforce for snow and ice control.
12:51pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Common Council approves industrial hemp legislation.
12:37pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. City of Madison donates surplus collection carts to sister city, Kanifing, the Gambia.
10:41am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Hip-Hop Week MKE 2019 unanimously approved by Common Council.
4:27am
Voces de la Frontera. Sheriff Lucas keeps his promise to improve public safety & protect immigrant rights.

4:13am
WISN. Milwaukee sheriff shifts policy, says department will no longer offer info to immigration officials.

Congress

12:53pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Sponsors bill to help veterans receive benefits.
12:41pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan legislation to expand work opportunities for student veterans.

4:10am
WKOW. U.S. Rep. Grothman calls Cohen's testimony "offensive."
4:07am
AP. Cohen's damning testimony about Trump alleges lie after lie.
4:00am
The Hill. Trump-Kim summit ends with no agreement on denuclearization.

Politics

9:00am
Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Has 98% of all judicial endorsements in WI Supreme Court race.

4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court opponents come down on opposite sides in divorce appeal.
4:30am
Politico. Midwest governors to 2020 Dems: 'Show up.'

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Governor

3:24pm
Sen. Craig. Reacts to Governor Evers' decision to remove National Guard units from Mexico border.
12:18pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Praises Gov. Evers for standing up for women's health.
4:54am
Rep. Zamarrpa. Statement on withdrawing National Guard Troops from the border.

10:48am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers appoints former legislator to DNR Board.
4:25am
WISC. Illinois Rep. who criticized Evers' removal of troops says he was exercising freedom of speech.
4:13am
Spectrum News. Governor Evers talks NGA, budget and DNC convention.
4:13am
U.S. News & World Report. National Guard probing congressman's criticism of governor.

Budget

3:31pm
Rep. Tusler. Statement on the Governor's redistricting proposal.
2:03pm
Rep. Sinicki. Praises Gov. Evers' proposal for non-partisan redistricting.
12:21pm
Sen. Jacque. Denounces Governor's big money giveaway to abortion provider, calls for Legislature to intervene to defend patient protections from Planned Parenthood.
12:19pm
State Public Defender. Supports Governor's proposal to "raise the age."
12:17pm
Rep. Shankland. Applauds Governor Evers' leadership on nonpartisan redistricting.
12:17pm
Rep. Crowley. Milwaukee Democrats statement on nonpartisan redistricting proposal.
11:45am
Sen. Stroebel. Wisconsin deserves better leadership from DHS.
10:43am
Rep. Goyke. Supports Governor Evers' call for juvenile justice reform.
10:34am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Understanding the state budget process.
9:45am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Governor Evers's plan to keep Lincoln Hills open indefinitely.
4:53am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Non-partisan redistricting reform to be included in the Governor's budget.
4:52am
Rep. Subeck. Applauds Governor Evers' plan to ensure fair election maps.

2:57pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. How much of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' budget will survive the GOP Legislature? (Spoiler: Not much).
9:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Evers seeks to raise the age for charging teens as adults and delay closure of Lincoln Hills.
4:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tribal initiatives unveiled ahead of Evers' budget address.

Legislative

4:27pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Governor promotes aboriton at DHS appointments and hires concern pro-life organization.
4:25pm
Rep. Meyers. Statement regarding Council on Forestry appointment.
12:16pm
Wisconsin Nurses Association. Nurses applaud Sen. Dale Kooyenga for championing nurse workplace violence legislation. Flyer.
10:51am
Sen. Smith. Column: Walking in someone else's shoes.
10:45am
The Nature Conservancy. Applauds Senator Cowles' leadership on nutrient reduction proposal.

12:51pm
WISC. Evers' pick to lead health agency faces abortion questions.
9:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Western Wisconsin legislators say there's little common ground to be found.
4:46am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Lawmakers hear Dunn County concerns.
4:32am
Cap Times. Bipartisan bill aims to increase transparency, reduce prescription drug costs. WFRV.
4:24am
WKOW. Group urges Wisconsin lawmakers to consider Red Flag Law.
4:16am
WQOW. Republican lawmakers tour aging UW-Eau Claire science building. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Don't go too fast: What a report on New York's juvenile justice system says for Wisconsin.

State Agencies

3:29pm
DNR. Visit DNR at the 2019 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, March 6-10.
10:47am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Share your voices with the Wisconsin Historical Society on a new state history museum.
10:42am
WEDC. Bernatello's Pizza expands operations in Kaukauna.

4:29am
Chippewa Herald. DOT engineer recommends agency approve bid for freeway expansion.
4:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin would maintain logging roads while preserving public access.

Economy/Business

12:55pm
Cap Times. 'Too much milk': Production is up, prices are down and farmers are in crisis.
12:41pm
Reuters. U.S. farm debt soars to levels seen during 1980s farm crisis: Agriculture secretary. 
4:35am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin ranks near bottom on new Kauffman index.
4:17am
The Hill. Watchdog: Nearly 11 million taxpayers may be subject to limit on key deduction.

Environment/Outdoors

4:31am
Chippewa Herald. New links found between PFAS in drinking water and polluted National Guard base.

Statewide

2:48pm
Evidence-Based Health Policy Project. To host Capitol briefing on medical marijuana.
9:49am
Health Watch Wisconsin. Announces annual award recipients.

4:22am
WTMJ. New report questions impact, effectiveness of voter ID laws.
4:21am
Reuters. U.S. disrupted Russian trolls on day of November election: report.

Education

2:59pm
UW-Stout. Computer networking students celebrate opening of new labs.
12:53pm
UW-Platteville. Gavin creates new opportunities with Amazon Future Engineer sponsorship.
11:10am
UW-Stout. Student organization members make mittens to warm hands and hearts.
10:33am
UW-Eau Claire Student Senate. Student Office of Sustainability brings bike share to Eau Claire community.

4:24am
NBC 15. School district referenda in South Central Wisconsin totals $486 million.

Local

3:30pm
City of Fitchburg. Passes clean energy resolution.

12:43pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County looks to New York City as it prepares for Lincoln Hills closure.

Congress

4:26pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Wisconsin's Best and Worst on the Environment.
3:25pm
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals. Wisconsin nurse testified before Congress in support of federal workplace violence prevention legislation.
11:11am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Sponsors bill to prevent gun violence.
4:51am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on H.J. Res.46.
4:50am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on national emergency declaration.

4:17am
The Hill. Treasury official: Tax withholding guidance wasn't manipulated for political reasons.
4:14am
AP. House OKs Democrats' bill blocking Trump emergency on wall.
4:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's Sensenbrenner and Gallagher among 13 House Republicans opposing Trump emergency declaration.

Politics

11:44am
One Wisconsin Now. State Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn continues to stonewall on paid speeches to hate group.
11:44am
RPW. ICYMI: Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer caught at anti-Trump protest.
11:43am
RPW. Mark Jefferson named Executive Director.
11:42am
Pro-Life Wisconsin Victory Fund. Endorses Judge Brian Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court.

10:50am
WKOW. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate attended climate rally.
4:23am
CBS 58. This could derail Milwaukee's chance of landing DNC convention.

Tuesday February 26, 2019

Governor

4:56pm
Rep. Kurtz. Expresses disappointment with Governor Evers Executive Order.
1:09pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Supports bringing Guard members home.
5:11am
Speaker Vos. Statement on Governor Evers' Executive Order to withdraw National Guard.

9:11am
Reuters. Wisconsin governor pulls troops from U.S.-Mexico border.
5:03am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on withdrawal of the Wisconsin National Guard from southern border.
4:40am
The Hill. Governors bullish on infrastructure after Trump talks.
4:37am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin governor orders troops to leave southern border. Wisconsin Public Radio. WiscNews.
4:32am

WBAY. Gov. Evers says tolls in Wisconsin are "years down the road."

Budget

4:50pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Governor Evers fair maps plan.
3:34pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Supports Governor Evers' fair maps plan.
3:32pm
Rep. Neubauer. Applauds Governor Evers' fair maps plan.
3:04pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Supports Gov. Evers's redistricting reform.
2:59pm
Sen. Hansen. Thanks Governor Evers' for putting non-partisan redistricting plan in budget.
2:11pm
Fair Elections Project. Statement on Governor Evers' announcement he will include nonpartisan redistricting reform in his proposed budget.
2:09pm
Rep. Vining. Embraces Gov. Evers' inclusion of redistricting in budget.
1:37pm
RPW. ICYMI: Governor Evers wants to undo Wisconsin's school choice program.
1:02pm
Gov. Evers. Announces tribal initiatives in state budget.
9:20am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Education advocates applaud Evers' plan to freeze voucher, independent charter spending.
5:09am
Sen. Darling. Evers plan traps poor kids in bad schools.
5:07am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Governor Evers' budget targets school choice: What you need to know.

1:26pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers to propose nonpartisan redistricting process in budget.
10:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers' budget plan sets up conflicts with Republican lawamakers.
5:16am
Cap Times. Tony Evers to propose $150 million boost for UW System in state budget.
4:44am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Green Bay Correctional Institution: Replacement cost pegged at up to $500 million.
4:42am
WSAW. Area leaders call on Evers, GOP to budget BadgerCare expansion.
4:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers wants to freeze private voucher school enrollment.
4:31am
WISC. UW students, undocumented students worry 'constantly' about debt; support Evers' plans for higher ed.
4:30am
WKOW. Educators dueling opinions on Evers proposal to freeze school voucher program.

Legislative

3:33pm
Wisconsin Nurses Association. 1,000 nurses attending annual lobby day.
2:59pm
Wisconsin Water Alliance. Statement towards the leadership of Sen. Cowles and Rep. Kitchens around Wisconsin water quality and innovative policy solutions.
1:25pm
Clean Wisconsin. Statement on Cowles water quality trading bill.
1:24pm
Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin. Applauds bipartisan Pharmacy Benefit Manager reform legislation.
12:58pm
WMC. Supports lawmakers' innovative approach to sustainability.
12:58pm
Dairy Business Association. Dairy group endorses bill to improve water quality through credit clearinghouse.
10:54am
Sen. Petrowski. Legislators introduce bill to encourage water Pollution Prevention Partnerships. 
10:53am
Sen. Cowles. Legislation to address water quality by creating Pollution Prevention Partnership. 
10:52am
Rep. Kitchens. Bill createes pollution prevention partnership.
9:17am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Two bills inspired by constituent concerns.

1:35pm
U.S. News & World Report. GOP bill would create water pollution credit clearinghouse.
1:33pm
U.S. News & World Report. GOP bill would create water pollution credit clearninghouse.
4:29am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Black Caucus discusses controversial Kaepernick resolution.

State Agencies

4:49pm
DCF Sec.-designee Amundson. Announces additional leadership team appointments.
4:47pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:22pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Hosts two 2019 National History Day Milwaukee regional contests.

Economy/Business

1:13pm
WPS Health Solutions. Named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 10th consecutive year.
5:18am
TDS. FCC issues revised offer for additional A-CAM funding.

1:31pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin economy's 3rd quarter growth ranks 29th.
4:49am
Bloomberg. The latest winner from the U.S.-China trade fight: Canada.

Statewide

2:12pm
NAIOP. Statement on Wisconsin Policy Forum report on tax incremental financing.
1:28pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Old Time Radio Drama Live announces new state tour.
10:41am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Wisconsin cities and village making greater use of key development tool.
10:00am
Transportation Development Association. The problem is defined, the options are known.
9:01am
Godfrey Kahn. Welcomes Zachary P. Bemis.

4:48am
Washington Post. Anti-vaxxers face backlash as measles cases surge.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Number of babies born in Wisconsin declines to lowest point in 44 years.

Courts

10:45am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. DPI hands over documents in open records lawsuit.
9:09am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Robert T. Malloy.
9:08am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Melinda Alfredson. 

1:34pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin education agency releases documents to conservative law firm after open records suit.
4:29am
USA Today. Judge says ban on rapid-fire 'bump stocks' can go forward, rejects challenge to new rules.

Education

2:57pm
WARF. "Drug Hunter" Jon Young draws on industry roots to lead WARF Therapeutics.
2:57pm
Marquette University. Facebook marketing executive to speak.
2:10pm
UW-Madison. Radiation-resistant E. coli evolved in the lab give view into DNA repair.
1:10pm
Wisconsin School Counselor Association. Andrea Rittgers - Mary Gehrke-McAllister Leadership Award recipient.
10:45am
Marquette University. To send one of the largest groups to participate in Nurses Day at the Capitol.
9:00am
American Federation for Children. New study highlights hope in choice.

Local

4:48pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Council approves legislation to increase time for paying parking citations.
1:11pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Honoring our pledge.

Congress

9:21am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces bipartisan reform to ensure coverage for children born with congenital anomalies or birth defects.

4:56am
WEAU. Rep. Mark Pocan pushing for sweeping elections reform bill.
4:43am
Politico. Trump on brink of defeat on border emergency.
4:41am
Reuters. House set to vote to end Trump's border wall 'emergency.'

Politics

5:10am
Wisconsin Municipal Judges Association. Supreme Court candidates to speak at meeting.

5:02am
Kenosha News. Stalker throws his hat in the ring for 64th Assembly seat.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Anti-religious zealots': GOP rift emerges after Realtors pull their endorsement of Brian Hagedorn.

Monday February 25, 2019

Governor

4:29pm
Gov. Evers. Announces withdrawal of Wisconsin National Guard personnel. Executive Order #13.
8:58am
Badger Institute. Governor Evers vetoes Wisconsin standard deduction tax relief bill.

4:22am
Reuters. U.S. Democrats seek ways to counter Trump's economic message.
4:11am
Governing. Amid strikes and shortages, governors prioritize state workers' plight.

Budget

4:37pm
Rep. Hintz. Applauds Governor Evers' proposed UW System funding increase.
3:15pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on Governor Evers' school voucher plan.
3:14pm
Wisconsin Coalition for Virtual School Families. Governor Evers leaks plans for an all-out assault on parents role in education.
12:32pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Tony Evers budget plan to offer new hope for help to student loan borrowers.
11:04am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Banking on medical marijuana: Practical issues Gov. Evers and the Legislature must consider.

11:16am
Fox 11. Report: Replacing aging prison near Green Bay may cost $500M.
8:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers seeks to freeze enrollment in private voucher schools, suspend charter school expansion.
4:46am
La Crosse Tribune. Tony Evers' plan for WEDC seeks to limit outsourcing, incentivize renewable energy. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:24am
WTMJ. Evers' higher education budget would continue tuition freeze.
4:20am
Janesville Gazette. Evers' marijuana proposal has mixed reaction from local legislators.
4:14am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers, in touting marijuana proposal, cites faulty statistic.
4:12am
Racine Journal Times. Clerk of Courts says reform needed in attorney pay.

Legislative

11:51am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: Jendusa-Nicolai promotes Marsy's Law on recent radio interviews.
9:49am
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Friday.
9:33am
Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin. Rep. Jill Billings named as "2019 Scenic Wisconsin Champion."
9:28am
Rep. Considine. Column: Support our kids, support DPI's budget.

8:56am
Beloit Daily News. Plan boosts budget for prosecutors, defenders.
4:21am
Beloit Daily News. More to be done on reform issues.
4:12am
Madison.com. After Legislature's rejection, Colin Kaepernick included in Dane County resolution.

State Agencies

12:34pm
OCI. Wisconsinites encouraged to build personal savings.
12:33pm
Badger Institute. Supports lower fees for licensed workers.
10:43am
DWD Sec. Frostman. Announces additional leadership appointments.
10:41am
Wisconsin Lottery. Military veteran claims $1 million Powerball prize.

Economy/Business

10:40am
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Ag is being left out of the trade game.

11:02am
Bloomberg. Millennials are facing $1 trillion in debt.
4:28am
CNBC. Trump says he will delay additional China tariffs originally scheduled to start on March 1.
4:25am
WQOW. Report: Wisconsin dairy farmers see spike in hauling costs.
4:19am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin leads nation in farm bankruptcies again, dairy farm closing hit record high in 2018.

Environment/Outdoors

4:18am
WiscNews. Discarded deadlines let polluted plume from military base spread unchecked. 

Courts

4:23am
USA Today. With women in combat roles, a federal court rules male-only draft unconstitutional.

Education

3:17pm
UW-Madison. Ancient poop helps show climate change contributed to fall of Cahokia.
11:44am
Marquette University. Biological Sciences professor receives $1.2M NIH grant.
10:44am
UW-Stout. Student garners second at international housewares design competition.

Local

11:43am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Madison's Director of Planning and Community and Economic Development is retiring.
9:35am
NEWaukee. Northwestern Mutual to be YPWeek Milwaukee 2019 Presenting Sponsor.

4:21am
Racine Journal Times. 'Join me and follow state law': District attorney to chief on marijuana directive.

Congress

4:27am
Politico. As tax refunds shrink, Republicans scramble to defend Trump tax cut.

Politics

1:53pm
One Wisconsin Now. Still no word from Brian Hagedorn on what he said in speeches to hate group.

11:10am
AP. Re-build the wall? Dems see opportunity, danger in Midwest.

Friday February 22, 2019

Governor

1:11pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Dawn Nemec as Vernon County Register of Deeds.

Budget

10:54am
Rep. Kitchens. Disappointed with governor's refusal to fund the replacement of Green Bay prison.

4:52am
WSAW. Kaul wants $2M for salaries, 19 more analysts.
4:28am
Cap Times. Robin Vos expects Evers' budget to contain 'poison pills' preventing Republican support.
4:27am
WJFW. Future of Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program in doubt.
4:26am
WTMJ. Gov. Tony Evers lays out plans at manufacturing conference.
4:24am
WISC. Evers' budget to restore Planned Parenthood funding, address racial disparities in health care.
4:23am
Fox 11. Taking a look at Wisconsin's minimum wage and how an increase could affect residents.
4:22am
WFRV. Representative David Steffen thinks Green Bay prison proposal can still happen.
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly speaker says there is little chance lawmakers will accept plans for medical, recreational pot.

Legislative

10:55am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Hiring the leaders of state agencies.

4:41am
Fox 6. 'It's a Wisconsin issue:' Some Dems say they weren't notified of GOP unveiling of homelessness package.

State Agencies

3:34pm
DOR. Collections, January FY2019.
12:21pm
DSPS Sec-Designee Crim. Leadership team nearly complete.
9:29am
DATCP. Eight Dairy Farmers of WI positions up for election.
5:03am
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance.

4:29am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin regulators to study electric vehicle future.

Economy/Business

4:25am
WISN. Wisconsin brewers hope for relief from excise taxes, tariffs.
4:25am
WKOW. Green County dairy farmer joins hundreds across state calling it quits.

Statewide

11:27am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Statement on "Dollars and Sense" report.

4:21am
WQOW. New report shows how much Wisconsin municipalities rely on property taxes.

Courts

3:33pm
Dane County Circuit Court Branch 15. League of Women Voters of Wisconsin v. Dean Knudson: Defendant response to plaintiff's motion for temporary injunction. Affidavit of Counsel.

4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Democrats file 4th lawsuit against lame-duck law.

Education

11:28am
DPI. Stanford Taylor commends Monroe teacher.

4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Stevens Point no longer planning layoffs of tenured faculty; program cuts still on table.

Local

4:30am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County Board proposes lower payout in records lawsuit settlement with newspaper.

Congress

3:44pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Trump-Pence administration censures medical professionals with Title X gag rule.
3:36pm
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Trump releases final gag rule, continuing administration's attack on women and families.
10:51am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Demands answers from the FTC on weak enforcement of "Made in USA" labeling standards.

Politics

3:37pm
Wikler for Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair. Announces candidacy for Chair of Democratic Party of Wisconsin; Felesia Martin & Lee Snodgrass to run for 1st and 2nd Vice Chair.
11:32am
DNC. Announces unprecedented investment in DPW organizing program.
10:53am
One Wisconsin Now. Demands Brian Hagedorn disclose his speeches to hate group.

4:27am
WXOW. Wisconsin Assembly welcomes 'limousine liberals' for DNC.
4:20am
Politico. Florida Dems knock Wisconsin governor's convention 'hissy fit.'
4:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee not fancy enough to host DNC? Gov. Evers reacts to Miami, 'That's actually kind of funny.'

Thursday February 21, 2019

Governor

5:17pm
Gov. Evers. To remove restrictions on petroleum and propane transporters.
2:57pm
Rep. Tusler. Statement on the governor's veto of the Middle Class Tax Cut.
2:13pm
Gov. Evers. State Building Commission approves key projects.
1:25pm
Rep. August. Column: Evers rejects common-sense tax cut.
12:43pm
Rep. Edming. Statement on Gov. Evers veto of Middle Class Tax Cut.
12:19pm
Sen. Feyen. Wisconsin taxpayers deserve better.
12:18pm
MacIver Institute. Fact Check: Gov. Evers moves goal posts to explain opposition to tax cut.
11:06am
AARP. With creation of a task force and $1,000 tax credit, AARP says, "What a great week it's been for family caregivers!"
10:21am
Gov. Evers. Announces gubernatorial appointments.
9:21am
WMC. Statement on Gov. Evers' tax cut veto.
4:48am
RPW. Statement on Gov. Evers' tax cut veto.
4:36am
Speaker Vos. Statement on Governor Evers' veto of the Middle Class Tax Cut.
4:35am
Rep. Katsma. Statement on veto of Assembly Bill 4.

12:51pm
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly leader says 'too early to tell' on veto override.
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers vetoes GOP-backed tax cut. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
4:11am
WKOW. Evers confident transportation nominee will be confirmed.
4:07am
Racine Journal Times. State to form task force on caregiving.

Budget

5:22pm
Rep. Hintz. Rep. Vos continues to put politics first.
5:15pm
Rep. Gruszynski. Praises Gov. Evers Healthy Women, Healthy Babies initiative.
5:13pm
Pro-Life Wisconsin. Governor Evers to restore public funding to Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.
5:12pm
Kids Forward. Applauds Governor Evers' "Healthy Women, Healthy Babies" budget initiative.
2:14pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Response to Governor Evers' "Healthy Women, Healthy Babies" initiatives.
1:26pm
Rep. Hintz. Governor's plan for better birth outcomes creates a healthier Wisconsin.
1:24pm
ACOG - Wisconsin Section. Applauds Governor Evers on his Healthy Women, Healthy Babies initiative.
11:41am
Rep. Stubbs. Praises Governor Evers commitment to equity for black mothers.
11:41am
Sen. Shilling. Praises Gov. Evers Health Women, Healthy Babies proposal.
11:13am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Applauds "Healthy Women, Healthy Babies" initiatives in state budget.
11:11am
Gov. Evers. Announces "Healthy Women, Healthy Babies" initiatives in state budget.
11:09am
Sen. Taylor. Supports increased funding for local health centers.

1:14pm
WQOW. Assembly speaker gives governor's marijuana plan low odds.
10:10am
WBAY. Lawmakers continue to push for GBCI funding in budget.
8:51am
Cap Times. Tony Evers to propose $28 million in budget for women's health care, infant mortality reduction.
4:10am
WTMJ. Businesses weigh in on Gov. Tony Evers' $15/hour minimum wage proposal.
4:09am
WJFW. Under Evers plan, marijuana arrests, prosecutions would likely drop in northcentral Wisconsin.

Legislative

5:18pm
Rep. Pronschniske. Hosts press conference on homeless bills.
3:33pm
Sen. Feyen. Proposal reduces government waste.
3:03pm
Sen. Eerpenbach. Column: Wisconsin is ready for medical marijuana.
2:56pm
Rep. Steineke Continues advocating to end homelessness.
2:51pm
Sen. Kapenga. Hosts listening session in Waukesha on Wednesday.
2:49pm
Rep. Plumer. Supports plan to fight homelessness.
2:20pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Lends a hand in fight against homelessness.
11:57am
Rep. Rodriguez. And Assembly GOP propose package of bills to fight homelessness.
11:42am
Rep. Vorpagel. Supports Hand for the Homeless package.
11:40am
Rep. Snyder. Legislators announce homelessness bill package.
11:26am
Rep. Bowen. Disappointed in Republicans' partisan press conference in his district.
11:22am
Rep. Dittrich. Takes up fight to curb homelessness.
11:21am
Sen. Taylor. Wants real commitment to fighting homelessness.
11:15am
Sen. Smith. Column: Part Three: Water is Precious.
11:13am
Rep. Hebl. Statement on Black History Month.
10:04am
Sen. Erpenbach. Weekly Democratic radio address: Wisconsinites Support Medical Marijuana.
9:30am
Sen. Shilling. Column: Close corporate loopholes and treat homeowners fairly.

1:19pm
Daily Reporter. At WisDOT, Thompson would set eyes on repairs first before new projects.
1:18pm
WQOW. Assembly speaker hopes Foxconn air permits aren't changed.
11:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly Republicans release $3.8M package to combat homelessness, Tony Evers to chair state council.
9:33am
Portage Daily Register. Stretch of highway expected to be named after Portage veteran.
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers' DOT nominee talks road conditions, revenue at confirmation hearing.
4:16am
WSAW. The Latest: DOT leader says transportation system declining.
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Senator wants review of Guard assault policies.
4:12am
WISC. Alzheimer's is a 'lonely,' costly journey but tax credit proposal could help, caregiver says.
4:05am
Racine Journal Times. New law would keep OWI suspects in custody longer, could prevent repeat offenses.

State Agencies

5:18pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
2:19pm
State Treasurer Godlewski. Proclaims Wisconsin Saves Week.
4:35am
ETF. Group Insurance Board selects new flex spending accounts vendor, reviews data.

Economy/Business

5:19pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Statement on the release of fourth quarter 2019 FDIC numbers.

1:03pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn exec pushes for manufacturers to be flexible, collaborative.
8:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Dairy farmers are in crisis - and it could change Wisconsin forever.
4:12am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Northwestern Mutual reports record surplus in 2018.

Statewide

2:17pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Creation of a crisis: How the pharmaceutical industry chooses profit over people.
2:16pm
Transportation Development Association. Launches On the Go Podcast.
8:46am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Wisconsin muncipalities depend most on property taxes among Midwest states.

1:19pm
WTMJ. Waiting for treatment: Severe child psychiatrist shortage exists in Wisconsin.
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Wisconsin leans on property taxes for funding more than other Midwest states.
4:15am
AP. Government headed for close to half of nation's health tab.

Courts

2:59pm
DPW. Files federal lawsuit over Republicans' lame-duck power grab.
8:45am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Circuit Court for Brown County.
8:08am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. Kelly James Kloss.
8:07am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Simon E. Jeninga.
8:04am
Dane County Circuit Court Branch 8. SEIU v. Robin Vos. Gov. Tony Evers response to motion for TRO. Affidavit of Ryan Nilsestuen. Affidavit of Counsel. Affidavit of Sandra Rowe. Affidavit of Joanna Richard. Affidavit of Chad Koplien. Affidavit of Susan Karaskiewicz.

10:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers and AG Josh Kaul refuse to defend lame-duck laws passed by GOP before they took office.
10:07am
AP. Wisconsin's Evers argues for order blocking lame-duck law.
4:07am
Racine Journal Times. Trial date set in Foxconn land case; Jensen family doesn't want to move.

Education

1:12pm
UW-Madison. Yeasts reach across tree of life to domesticate suite of bacterial genes.
1:11pm
ACLU. Demand letter to Kenosha Unified School District.
11:50am
Wisconsin SBDC. #SBDCDay March 20: Celebrating small businesses, big impact.
11:19am
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. Political Strategist Mike Murphy to deliver talk on the state of politics Today.
4:38am
Meucci & Company. Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction provides students with future-ready skills.

Local

11:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. La Crosse elected leaders contemplate expanding regional government cooperation.

Congress

3:09pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Opens Racine and Kenosha constituent Services Centers.
1:02pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on FCC to improve broadband coverage maps.

4:15am
AP. Democrats prepare resolution against Trump's declaration.
4:13am
Governing. Trump's national emergency puts $6 billion in funding for states at risk.

Politics

2:59pm
RPW. Who's backing Lisa Neubauer's campaign for Supreme Court?
9:18am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. 2019 Spring General Election Voter Guide.
9:01am
DPW. ICYMI: Wisconsin Realtors yank support for Brian Hagedorn over radical agenda.
8:05am
Rep. Neubauer. Releases biographical video.

12:49pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate loses influential backer.
11:48am
WISC. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Neubauer reveals role in 1970s lawsuit.
8:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Realtors revoke endorsement of Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn after reports he founded school that allowed expulsion of gay students.
8:15am
Politico. Florida aims to torpedo Milwaukee 2020 convention bid.
4:28am
LA Times. Your phone and TV are tracking you, and political campaigns are listening in.

Wednesday February 20, 2019

Governor

4:55pm
Rep. Macco. Disappointed Gov. Evers vetoes tax cut for Wisconsin's working families.
4:47pm
Statements on veto of AB-4: Sen. Marklein. Rep. Steineke. Sen. Darling. Rep. Ramthun.
4:26pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Governor Evers: Promises made, promises not kept.
4:23pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Responds to Governor Evers' veto of middle-class tax cut.
4:20pm
Rep. Nygren. Statement on governor's veto of middle-class tax cut.
4:06pm
Gov. Evers. Vetoes Assembly Bill 4. Veto Message.

4:27pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers, in first major legislative act as governor, vetoes GOP tax-cut bill.
12:00pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers: State will join lawsuit challenging Trump's emergency declaration if it 'makes a difference.'
11:55am
Fox 11. Evers to take action on Republican tax cut bill.
11:50am
Fox 6. Governor Evers 'confident' Milwaukee will host DNC in 2020.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers says he's 'exploring' lawsuit challenging Trump's national emergency declaration.
4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers says business incentives should be discussed.

Budget

4:05pm
Rep. Steffen, Sen. Cowles. State legislators call for action to replace Green Bay Correctional Institution.
2:10pm
Sen. Jacque, Rep. Kitchens. Letter to Gov. Evers requesting money for disaster recovery efforts.
11:44am
Rep. Sargent. #FightFor15.
11:42am
Sen. Hansen. By denying federal MA money Republicans are hurting the people they say they represent.
9:00am
Rep. Nygren. Criminal justice reforms.

11:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers says his budget to seek more money for local roads, not 'big highway projects.'
11:56am
NBC 15. Prisons chief expects more money for guards.
11:51am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers says he won't propose funding for new Green Bay prison.
11:43am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Gov. Evers budget will include move toward $15 minimum wage.
4:48am
WQOW. UW-Eau Claire needs state funding for new science building.
4:45am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers says he won't propose phasing out private school vouchers in budget.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP senators stand against expanding BadgerCare Plus under Obamacare.
4:39am
WTMJ. Medicaid expansion study divides Democrats, Republicans in Wisconsin. Cap Times.
4:33am
WAOW. Local law enforcement: criminal justice initiatives are a good place to start.
4:31am
WXOW. La Crosse County Sheriff mixed on Gov. Evers marijuana proposals.

Legislative

4:49pm
Rep. Hintz. Applauds Sec. Carr addressing staffing shortage.
3:56pm
Rep. Steffen, Sen. Cowles. State legislators call for action to replace Green Bay Correctional Institution.
2:08pm
Rep. Tusler. Unveils community safety legislation. LRB-1217
2:07pm
Sen. Feyen. Intern tax credit. 
11:48am
Rep. Macco. To hold constituent listening session on Friday, February 22 in Bellevue.
10:33am
Reps. Born, Schraa, Steffen; Sens. Feyen, Wanggaard. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding Governor's Committee on Correctional Facilities.
9:19am
Alzheimer's Association. Rep. Mike Rohrkaste honored with Leadership in Advocacy Award during Alzheimer's Advocacy Day at state Capitol.
5:21am
Sen. Marklein. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Revenue & Financial Institutions holds public hearing for Gov. Evers' secretarial appointments.
4:58am
WMC. Calls on lawmakers to oppose so-called "dark stores" legislation.
4:55am
Sen. Marklein. Announces budget listening sessions.
4:54am
Rep. Myers. To host town hall.
4:50am
Sen. Feyen. Saving taxpayer money.

9:06am
La Crosse Tribune. Senate committees to question new prisons, road secretaries.
5:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. Conservative group urges Wisconsin lawmakers to embrace renewable energy.
5:14am
NBC 26. Tax credit bill for family caregivers in Wisconsin released.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State lawmakers propose tax break for caregivers.
4:35am
WISC. Disability rights advocates praise bill to remove word from administrative code.
4:30am
The Hill. Wisconsin lawmaker refuses to cut hair until sign-language bill passes.
4:29am
Hudson Star-Observer. Legislators wade into River Falls football conference controversy.

State Agencies

2:43pm
WHEDA. Receives $3,750,000 Capital Magnet Fund award.
10:28am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Hosts 2019 National History Day Green Bay regional contest.
4:58am
DNR. Weekly news.
4:56am
DWD. Comment period open on Interagency Community Integrated Employment Plan.

4:37am
WBAY. State hands out grant money to combat drug trafficking.

Economy/Business

9:01am
Northwestern Mutual. Reports strong 2018 financial results.

4:14pm
Bloomberg Government. Shipyards locked in 'existential' duel for Navy's new frigates.
9:34am
NBC News. Fake milk is real news, as synthetic alternatives threaten traditional dairy farms.

Environment/Outdoors

4:38am
WQOW. Two more CWD-positive deer discovered in Eau Claire County.

Courts

9:22am
District III Court of Appeals. Timothy W. Miller v. Angela L. Carroll.
9:21am
District II Court of Appeals. Roger Choinsky v. Germantown School District Board of Education.

9:09am
WQOW. Wisconsin court: Judge's Facebook friendship amounts to bias.

Education

1:39pm
Center for Technology Commercialization. Wanted: Innovative business ideas for 2019 Ideadvance Seed Fund.
9:02am
UW-Stout. Lipke receives February University Staff Appreciation Award.

Local

10:30am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. You can't plow curb to curb if you don't come down the street.

5:10am
WTMJ. Bacteria, viruses from sewage found in Milwaukee streams, according to study.
4:53am
Racine Journal Times. City moves marijuana fine ordinance forward.
4:32am
WJFW. 'Worst I've seen it': cars bump, bounce down Highway 51 as roadway tenting leads to rocky winter ride.

Congress

11:52am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Announces staff office hours.
10:56am
U.S. Sen Baldwin. Introduces bipartisan legislation to help Wisconsin craft breweries create jobs and grow their business.

10:55am
The Hill. FDA chief says feds might intervene if states continue allowing vaccine exemptions.
4:26am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Kind calls Trump's emergency declaration unconstitutional.

Politics

1:30pm
DPW. Brian Hagedorn received thousands of dollars from known hate group.
1:29pm
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Hagedorn was paid by hate group while serving as a judge.
4:46am
RPW. ICYMI: Hagedorn campaign releases first TV ad.

1:36pm
U.S. News & World Report. Court candidate Hagedorn took $3,000 from conservative group.
1:31pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Court candidate Brian Hagedorn received more than $3,000 for speeches to legal organization dubbed hate group.
5:08am
WTMJ. Milwaukee official Chris Abele 'cautiously optimistic' about landing Democratic National Convention.
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer stopped listing business customers on ethics form years ago.
4:26am
Racine Journal Times. Local Democrats, hotels prepare for 2020 election.

Tuesday February 19, 2019

Governor

3:11pm
Administrators of Nursing Education in Wisconsin, Wisconsin Nurses Association. Applaud Governor Evers creation of Governor's Task Force on Caregiving in Wisconsin.
3:08pm
DWD. To provide technical assistance to Governor's Caregiving Task Force.
12:44pm
Women's Council Wisconsin. Welcomes creation of Governor's Task Force on Caregiving.
12:41pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Celebrates governor's announcement on Caregiving Task Force.
11:42am
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Commends Governor Evers' Executive Order establishing a Task Force on Caregiving.
11:22am
Disability Service Provider Network. Commends Governor Evers on creation of Task Force on Caregiving.
10:42am
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. Statement on the Governor's Task Force on Caregiving.
10:26am
Wisconsin Family and Caregiver Support Alliance. Family caregivers celebrate creation of Wisconsin Task Force on Caregiving issues.
10:21am
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association. Commends Gov. Evers on creation of Caregiving Task Force.
9:47am
WHCA/WiCAL. Supports Gov. Evers creation of Caregiver Taskforce.
9:46am
Wisconsin BPDD. Supports Executive Order creating Caregiver Task Force.
9:45am
The Arc Wisconsin. Thanks Governor Evers for establishing the Task Force on Cargiving.
9:44am
Leading Age Wisconsin. Applauds governor's creation of Cargiver Task Force.
9:44am
Survival Coalition. Applauds executive order announcing Cargiver Task Force.
7:42am
Gov. Evers. Creates Governor's Task Force on Caregiving. Executive Order #11.

Budget

3:09pm
Rep. Edming. Joins call for criminal justice reform.
2:07pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Medicaid expansion study.
2:06pm
Rep. Kitchens. Supports criminal justice reform package.
11:12am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Medicaid expansion to cost Wisconsinites $600 million per year.
10:28am
NFIB Wisconsin. Small business says plug the loophole.
4:18am
Rep. Neubauer. Governor Evers to legalize medical marijuana and decriminalize marijuana.
4:14am
State Bar of Wisconsin. Statement on criminal justice package.

12:50pm
River Falls Journal. Battle over Wisconsin's 'dark store loophole' touches New Richmond, Hudson.
12:49pm
Fox 11. Republicans say new study bolsters argument against Medicaid.
4:12am
WQOW. Eau Claire County Sheriff has concerns with Gov. Evers' pot proposal.
4:11am
Fox 11. Lawmakers and organizations react to Gov. Evers' marijuana proposals.
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers proposes medical marijuana legalization. Oshkosh Northwestern. WKOW
4:09am
WKOW. Dane County DA hopes state budget includes new prosecutor jobs.
4:08am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republican lawmakers propose pay raise for attorneys who represent poor defendants. WJFW. WSAW. Fox 6. Wausau Daily Herald. Racine Journal Times.
4:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers' proposed initiatives on access to dental care: 'Putting money where the mouth is.'

Legislative

1:03pm
Sens. Testin, Wirch; Reps. Skowronski, Kolste. Bi-partisan group of legislators to reintroduce "Credit for Caring Act." LRB-0768.
10:27am
Sen. Cowles. To host listening sessions on Friday.

4:40am
Racine Journal Times. Miller Park Tax debate; proposed bill calls for end of tax but district calls it 'unconstitutional.'

State Agencies

3:06pm
DWD. Celebrates Career and Technical Education Month at West Bend School District.
10:24am
AG Kaul. Statement on President Trump's national emergency proclamation.

12:46pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Josh Kaul holds off on joining lawsuit over Trump emergency declaration.
10:51am
NBC 15. Kaul rips wall declaration, stops short of joining lawsuit.
7:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR proposes major land deal in northern Wisconsin for recreation, logging.
4:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Historical Society seeks input on proposed $120 million museum.
3:56am
WEAU. Lt. Governor discusses Eau Claire's economy during annual luncheon.
3:55am
NBC 15. Anti-fraud initiatives saved WI taxpayers more than $416 million over 10 years.

Economy/Business

12:44pm
WEDC, UW System, Center for Technology Commercialization. $875,000 in state matching grants advance 10 high-tech small businesses.
11:41am
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Office hours' offer expert advice for emerging firms at March 18 Lambeau Tech Summit.

3:54am
AP. I owe how much? Americans shocked by impact of new tax law.

Statewide

3:08pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month with these five healthy tips.

3:54am
WAOW. OB-GYN shortage impacting women throughout Wisconsin.

Courts

9:42am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Patrick Sweeney.
9:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. C.L.K.
4:17am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts two new cases.

Education

10:23am
UW-Platteville. To host 52nd annual band camp.
10:23am
UW-Platteville. Students and faculty present at materials and manufacturing symposium.
10:22am
UW-Platteville. Faculty forum to examine impact of Ojibwe land use on Boundary Waters forests.
9:39am
UW-Stout. South Koreans visit campus as part of student exchange.
9:37am
UW-Stout. Hmong Education Conference Feb. 23 to focus on relationships.

Local

11:57am
Racine County, City of Racine, RCEDC. Former Imperial Laundry site finds new life and new owner.
4:19am
Milwaukee Council President Hamilton. Jointly signed letter to Mayor Barrett.

Congress

9:38am
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. If President Trump needs an emergency, advocates suggest an option based in reality: domestic violence.

3:57am
Reuters. U.S. states sue Trump administration in showdown over border wall funds.

Politics

3:14pm
Wisconsin Realtors Association. Statement on Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn.
10:47am
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Hagedorn sees state Supreme Court as venue to advance partisan, political agenda.
9:40am
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Releases first TV ad: "Lily."

3:53am
U.S. News & World Report. Hagedorn focuses on adoption in first Supreme Court ad.

Monday February 18, 2019

Governor

4:16am
Fox 6. Gov. Evers orders flags to half-staff in honor of fallen DPW employee Bryan Rodriguez.

Budget

4:28pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on Gov. Evers plan to legalize medical marijuana.
4:26pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Calls for criminal justice reform.
4:25pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Slams Gov. Evers's plan for marijuana decriminalization.
3:26pm
Reps. Oldenburg, Kurtz, VanderMeer. Area legislators call for cirminal justice reform.
2:54pm
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals. Supports Gov. Evers proposal to legalize medical marijuana.
2:25pm
Rep. Tusler. Announces support for community safety proposal.
2:10pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Governor Evers' marijuana proposal.
2:04pm
Rep. Snyder. Central Wisconsin legislators call for criminal justice reform.
1:47pm
Rep. Born. Calls for criminal justice reform.
1:46pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on proposed investments in criminal justice.
1:21pm
WMC. Recreational marijuana decriminalization would negatively impact worker safety.
1:14pm
Sen. Shilling. Backs Gov. Evers' medical marijuana push.
1:13pm
Rep. Steineke. Northeast Wisconsin lawmakers call for criminal justice reform.
1:08pm
SPD Thompson. Statement on Assembly Republicans' announcement regarding criminal justice priorities for the 2019 biennial budget.
12:59pm
Rep. Sinicki. Praises Governor Evers' move to end marijuana ban.
12:58pm
Speaker Vos. Assembly Republicans unveil package of criminal justice reforms.
12:43pm
Rep. Schraa. Northeast Wisconsin lawmakers call for criminal justice reform.
12:42pm
Rep. Taylor. Echoes support for governor's medical marijuana plan.
12:35pm
Rep. Steffen. Northeast Wisconsin lawmakers call for criminal justice reform.
12:33pm
Rep. Bowen. Applauds Governor Evers' marijuana proposals.
12:32pm
Reps. James, Petryk. Eau Claire area lawmakers call for criminal justice reforms in state budget.
12:02pm
Rep. Fields. Governor Evers to propose marijuana reforms.
11:56am
Sen. Erpenbach. Applauds Gov. Evers' medical marijuana proposal.
11:55am
Rep. Sargent. Ending the prohibition on marijuana will help our communities.
9:35am
Gov. Evers. Announces proposal to reform Wisconsin's marijuana laws.
8:56am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Supports Gov. Evers' cannabis initiative.
4:46am
Rep. Sargent. Gov. Evers announces first steps towards marijuana legalization.

1:52pm
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Attorneys representing poor defendants would get a pay boost under legislative plan.
1:12pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Evers' budget to include changes to marijuana laws.
12:38pm
NBC News. Wisconsin governor announces proposal to decriminalize marijuana possession, legalize medical use.
12:17pm
Fox 6. 'It's time:' Gov. Tony Evers announces proposal to reform Wisconisn's marijuana laws.
12:15pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers says his marijuana decriminalization plan targets Wisconsin's racial disparities.
4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers calls for decriminalization of recreational marijuana use.
4:33am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers to propose pot decriminalization in budget, medical use for cancer, PTSD, chronic pain. WKOW. WISC.
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Northern counties lobby state for more child welfare funding.

Legislative

1:19pm
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Asociation. Support for dental therapy.
1:10pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Opposes LRB-1947.
9:30am
Rep. Ballweg. Column: Career and Technical Education Month.

4:41am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Ex-state senator's home destroyed by fire.
4:41am
Racine Journal Times. Vos awaits opinions from Evers, Kaul on wedding barns serving alcohol.

State Agencies

3:24pm
Wisconsin BPDD. Employing young adults with barriers: Finding workforce solutions, a community conversation.
2:20pm
AG Kaul. Calls on federal government to protect consumers.
1:00pm
DOR. Stepped-up identity theft protection efforts protect taxpayers.
12:13pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Receives federal honor for election security training.
12:01pm
DOT. It's not too late to obtain an ID to vote in the Spring Primary.
11:57am
Wisconsin Lottery. Jackpot win highlights Badger 5 birthday weekend.
11:53am
WEDC. Conagra Brands expanding Birds Eye Foods operations in Beaver Dam.

4:51am
WXPR. Acting Tourism Dept. Secretary Sara Meaney talks travel.
4:26am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin works to create opportunities for military wives.

Economy/Business

12:40pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Oversupply of milk continues to erode farmers' bottom line.
4:29am
Janesville Gazette. Dairy farms vanish as agriculture struggles.
4:25am
Bloomberg. U.S. student debt in 'serious delinquency' tops $166 billion.
4:24am
Reuters. U.S. agency submits auto tariff probe report to White House.
4:21am
Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch. Foxconn flood impact, water quality study set for public release.

Environment/Outdoors

4:28am
The Hill. Experts warn of deadly disease infecting deer across U.S.

Statewide

9:10am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. January 2019 Home Sales Report.

4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin nursing homes face funding shortfalls, few workers.

Courts

4:43am
Wisconsin Watch. Controversial algorithms help decide who stays in jail before trial.

Education

4:24pm
Marquette University. Best-selling author and former USA Today editor-in-chief Joanne Lipman to speak on Feb. 21.
12:03pm
DPI. Hearing March 4 on emergency rules for Early College Credit program.
11:59am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces land purchase for Lower Yahara River Trail and Door Creek Wildlife Area.
11:58am
Marquette University. To host annual Three Minute Thesis competition; Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will serve as a judge.

Local

12:36pm
Racine Mayor Mason. Proposes $15 minimum wage for city workers.
12:00pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. City's misplaced priorities leaving residents and businesses buried this winter.
9:26am
NEWaukee. Announces YPWeek 2019 host communities, program lineup.

Congress

4:27am
Fox 6. Rep. Grothman says 'compromise' funding bill has provision that puts children in harms way.
4:20am
AP. White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency.
4:19am
Politico. Senate Homeland chief weighs Trump rebuke on emergency declaration.
4:18am
Janesville Gazette. Rep. Steil taking dim view of 'national emergency.'
4:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Some Wisconsin Republicans wary of President Trump's emergency declaration. Fox 11.

Politics

1:46pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Trump's in touch with his inner fascist.
8:58am
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Launches "Volunteer From Home" page at HagedornHQ.com.
5:00am
College Republican Federation of Wisconsin. Beto O'Rourke offers failed policies that are too radical for Wisconsin.

4:31am
Twin-Cities Pioneer Press. Amy Klobuchar vows to bridge rural-urban divide during first presidential campaign stop in Wisconsin.
4:30am
The Hill. Klobuchar, O'Rourke visit Wisconsin as 2020 race heats up.
4:22am
WiscNews. Tammy Baldwin says she isn't running for president, but her re-election is a blueprint for others.

Friday February 15, 2019

Governor

3:40pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Milwaukee Department of Public Works employee Bryan Rodriguez. Executive Order #10

10:45am
U.S. News & World Report. Illinois Democrats ask Evers to review Foxconn impact.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers to consider pardons, reversing trend of former administration.

Budget

10:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin counties hopeful new money for groundwater will help address causes.
4:34am
Superior Telegram. Superior Days delegation works toward transportation fix.
4:08am
Cap Times. Attorney General Josh Kaul's budget priorities: improving testing at State Crime Lab, modernizing evidence collection.
4:07am
WKBT. AG asks governor for more crime lab analysts in budget.
4:04am
Fox 11. Local dental clinics weigh in on Governor Evers' proposed plan to expand dental care.

Legislative

10:37am
Rep. Meyers. Red Cliff Police Department receives grant to fight drug trafficking.
10:33am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Let's talk dollars and ideas.
10:31am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit reocommends improvements to Group Insurance Programs.
10:30am
ETF. Responds to LAB audit of the State's Group Insurance Programs.
10:27am
LAB. Report 19-2: Administration and Oversight of Group Insurance Programs. Briefing Sheet.
5:02am
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: The GOP spending bill hurts Wisconsin.
4:56am
Rep. Taylor. On the anniversary of Parkland massacre, Democratic state lawmakers relaunch Wisconsin Coalition for Gun Safety.
4:54am
Rep. Dittrich. Applauds drug trafficking response grant awarded to Jefferson County.

1:06pm
NBC 15. Legislators introduce bill to end Miller Park sales tax.
4:51am
WISC. On first anniversary of Parkland shooting, Wisconsin activists call for red flag law.
4:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican aide connected to tweet about Colin Kaepernick has retired.
4:02am
WISN. Parents fight for tougher drunken driving laws after loved ones killed by impaired driver.

State Agencies

10:29am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Important reminders for voters about the February 19 Spring Primary.
10:25am
WEDC. Minority business development director receives statewide award for leadership.
4:58am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

2:42pm
DWD. Wisconsin state agencies and community partners come together to discuss Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone at a community engagement event.
4:13am
Chippewa Herald. DNR not imposing coal-ash rule on Columbia power plant; Alliant says change coming anyway.
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR considering We Energies proposal to increase mercury limits released into Lake Michigan. CBS 58.
4:04am
WKOW. UPDATE: All lanes reopen on Interstate near Beltline after closures due to deteriorating road conditions.
3:58am
WDIO. Wisconsin AG working on bill to prevent rape kits from piling up.

Economy/Business

1:04pm
WQOW. Payless Shoes to close all stores: report.
4:19am
Bloomberg. It's a very bad day for U.S. farmers.
4:14am
Governing. With Amazon out of New York, some lawmakers seek multistate ban on corporate tax breaks.

Statewide

2:52pm
Wisconsin Women's Council. Wisconsin employers report the impacts of caregiving while state recognizes National Caregivers Day.
11:31am
Wisconsin BPDD. Wisconsin employers report the impacts of caregiving while state recognizes National Caregivers Day.
8:43am
The Arc Wisconsin. National Caregivers Day highlights what Wisconsin caregivers need on the job.
8:42am
Wisconsin Family and Caregiver Support Alliance. Wisocnsin employers report the impacts of caregiving while state recognizes National Caregivers Day.

4:15am
Reuters. U.S. negotiating multibillion-dollar fine with Facebook: report.

Courts

4:08am
Appleton Post Crescent. If Wisconsin remains in Obamacare lawsuit, it likely will not switch sides, AG says.

Education

2:43pm
Marquette University. Professors receive Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award.
1:03pm
UW-Milwaukee, Foxconn. Host send-off for students embarking on international engineering co-op.
11:25am
UW-Stout. High school students bring culinary skills to Recipe for Excellence.
10:36am
Marquette University. Recognized by the Peace Corps.
10:35am
Edgewood College. Named to Military Friendly Schools for 2019.
10:32am
UW-Madison. As Lake Michigan rises, bluffs collapse and geologists explore.
10:28am
Wisconsin Policy Forum Makes statewide educational data easy to compare.

Local

10:34am
Greater Whitewater Committee. Community joins GWC and DOT secretary.
10:24am
Milwaukee Common Council. Colin Kaepernick to be featured in city's 28 Days of Black History.
8:44am
Brown County Port & Resource Department. When will the first ship come in?
4:56am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. New legislation to increase time to pay parking citations advances to the Common Council.

4:59am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Continued financial constraints push county officials to action.
4:05am
WBAY. Target 2 Investigation: Parents concerned 'sexually violent' offenders are moving into neighborhood full of young kids.
3:59am
WAOW. EXCLUSIVE: Jail overcrowding costing taxpayers.

Congress

2:50pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. To introduce bill to thwart human trafficking.
2:48pm
Voces de la Frontera. White nationalist authoritarianism is the emergency.
1:01pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Follow up statement on government funding bill.
8:45am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Votes to keep the government open, condemns Trump's call for national emergency.
8:44am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps reintroduce legislation to create public health care option.
5:03am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on government funding bill.

10:38am
The Hill. Trump declares national emergency at border.
4:18am
Politico. Legal war looms over Trump move to declare border emergency.
4:18am
AP. White House scrambles to find pots of money to use for wall.
4:17am
USA Today. Government shutdown: Donald Trump ready to declare national emergency to get border wall money.
4:15am
The Hill. House passes border deal, setting up Trump to declare emergency.

Politics

2:46pm
RPW. Beto O'Rourke is bringing his extreme agenda to Wisconsin.
2:45pm
Wisconsin Family Action. One Wisconsin Now owes Judge Hagedorn public apology for religious bias.
11:24am
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Hagedorn promises he won't do it again, again.
5:05am
Walkington for 64th Assembly. Campaign builds momentum with election date officially set.

4:06am
WEAU. Klobuchar to make presidential campaign stop in Eau Claire.
4:02am
WISN. Alderman: Decision on 2020 Democratic National Convention could come 'any day.'
3:57am
U.S. News & World Report. Beto O'Rourke planning stops in 2020 battleground Midwest.

Thursday February 14, 2019

Governor

9:16am
WMC. Calls on Gov. Tony Evers to sign middle class tax cut into law.
9:06am
Gov. Evers. Calls special election for 64th Assembly District. Executive Order #9.

11:43am
WEAU. Evers calls special election for Kenosha-area Assembly seat.

Budget

1:36pm
Dental Therapy Coalition. Encouraged by governor and lawmakers' dental access efforts.
12:56pm
Kids Forward. Supports Governor's plan to improve oral health in Wisconsin.

4:14am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers taps more clean water proposals, including closer look at southwest Wisconsin wells.
4:12am
Janesville Gazette. Ringhand calls on Loudenbeck to act on dark store legislation.

Senate Floor Session

11:08am
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on the GOP spending bill.
4:57am
Statements on passage of AB-4: Sen. Marklein. Sen. Shilling. Sen. Kapenga. Sen. Fitzgerald. Sen. Wirch. Sen. Ringhand. Sen. Tiffany. Sen. Darling. Sen. Wanggaard. Sen. Stroebel.
4:45am
Sen. Taylor. Refutes GOP's censorship of Black History honorees.

4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. For second day, Republicans reject effort to recognize Colin Kaepernick as part of Black History Month. Cap Times.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate Republicans vote to keep Colin Kaepernick's name off Black History Month resolution. WISN.
4:34am
Chippewa Herald. Senate GOP approves tax bill, rejects effort to honor Colin Kaepernick. 
4:32am
U.S. News & World Report. Republican tax bill heads to Evers for likely veto. Wisconsin Public Radio. Wausau Daily Herald.

Legislative

2:55pm
Sen. Kapenga. Announces the completion of the 2019 Senate Scholar Program by Waukesha West High School Student Daniel Harmon.
2:54pm
Rep. Considine. Introduces legislation honoring local hero.
2:32pm
DrydenWire. Senator Schachtner: Homeowners, small businesses to gain under plan to close dark store loophole.
1:12pm
Rep. Oldenburg. Propoes new legislation to boost youth apprenticeships.
12:52pm
Rep. Subeck. Calls on Senate Republicans to follow Assembly lead and remove Yom Kippur from legislative session calendar.
11:13am
Rep. Shankland. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: 2019: The Year of Clean Drinking Water.
11:11am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. A valentine to democracy in Wisconsin.
9:13am
Rep. Quinn. A wasted opportunity for bipartisanship.

4:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Audit: State investment board skirted hiring rules, brought in co-workers of former exec.
4:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Lawmakers want to ban minors from buying E-cigarettes.
4:16am
Reedsburg Times-Press. IN DEPTH: Lawmakers consider stricter OWI laws. 
4:11am
Cap Times. The first: Shelia Stubbs hopes to create pathways for people of color.

State Agencies

2:31pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Joins Attorney General in announcing police grants.
12:55pm
Rep. Nygren. Drug trafficking grants announced.
11:12am
DOJ. 48 counties to benefit from Drug Trafficking Response Grants created by state Legislature.
9:10am
DATCP. Romance scammers are happy to be your valentine.

4:25am
WISC. DOT: 2 miles of interstate down to one lane due to potholes, 'extreme road failure.'
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin once again seeks to restore tax reciprocity with Minnesota.

Economy/Business

2:34pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Reverse Pitch' by healthcare providers part of March 18 Tech Summit at Lambeau.
1:14pm
Foxconn. Receives Golden Shovel Award for support of diverse Wisconsin businesses.

11:51am
Reuters. U.S. retail sales post largest drop since 2009; jobless claims up.
11:50am
The Hill. IRS data shows initial drop in average tax refund.
4:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. State says 578 Shopko employees will lose jobs when 11 stores close. WBAY.

Environment/Outdoors

1:19pm
Politico. EPA plan stops short of regulating toxic chemical, promises decision later.
4:58am
AP. EPA sets toxins response plan amid criticism from lawmakers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Statewide

12:35pm
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Wisconsin designated as first National Guard & Reserve component Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone in nation.

4:26am
WXOW. 17% of people in WI don't know they are HIV positive.

Education

2:33pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Reacts to Wisconsin Policy Forum report.
2:30pm
UW-Platteville. Begins strategic planning process.
2:30pm
UW-Platteville. Student designs Mars greenhouse concept for NASA.
12:39pm
Marquette University. College of Health Sciences receives $500,000 gift to fund spinal cord injury research.
11:14am
Marquette University. Gov. Tony Evers to go 'On the Issues' with Mike Gousha, Feb. 19.
11:10am
Herb Kohl Philanthropies. Funds all Wisconsin education project requests on DonorsChoose.org.
11:08am
UW-Madison. Steve Miller, Tom Brock to receive honorary degrees.
9:11am
UW-Stout. Reversible design could breath new life into old buildings.

12:04pm
AP. Report finds problems with student loan servicing, oversight.
9:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin trails nation in offering school breakfasts.
4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Schools spend $1 billion annually to cover unreimbursed special ed costs, report says.
4:18am
WSAW. UWSP faculty, leaders at odds over the future of the university.

Local

11:47am
Fox 6. Plagued by potholes: City of Milwaukee works to fix gaping problem.

Congress

12:41pm
Wisconsin Medical Society, Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine. Physician groups express concerns over recent DOJ letters.
12:38pm
Voces de la Frontera. Congress should reject funding bill that builds more walls & separates more families.
11:12am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions.
4:43am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Introduces Student and Teacher Safety Act.

9:18am
Politico. Push for Medicare buy-in picks up with '50 and over' bill.
4:30am
Washington Post. Congress moves to act on gun control amid partisan debate about background checks.
4:24am
WQOW. Rep. Kind introduces craft beverage bill.
4:23am
The Hill. Contractor back pay not included in shutdown deal.
4:22am
The Hill. Lawmakers introduce bill to fund government, prevent shutdown.

Politics

12:29pm
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Responds to latest smear.
11:42am
Wisconsin Building Trades Council. Endorse Judge Lisa Neubauer.
11:15am
One Wisconsin Now. New evidence exposes Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn putting homophobic, discriminatory beliefs into action.
4:46am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. What you need to know about voting in next Tuesday's primary.

11:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate helped found academy that could fire teachers for having gay sex.
11:45am
WKOW. Wisconsin court candidate helped found school barring gays.
4:18am
Politico. Midwestern Dems launch behind-the-scenes offensive to land Milwaukee convention.

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Governor

9:33am
The Nature Conservancy. Applauds Governor Evers on joining bipartisan Climate Alliance.

4:31am
The Hill. Wisconsin becomes 20th state to join climate alliance designed to uphold Paris accord.
4:15am
WKOW. Gov. Evers: "We will grant pardons."

Budget

4:11pm
Clean Wisconsin. Statement on governor's pledge for funding SWIGG study, well compensation grant program.
12:40pm
Rep. Shankland. Thanks Governor Evers for including clean water initiatives in budget.
12:38pm
Gov. Evers. Announces additional water quality initiatives.

12:23pm
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Tony Evers continues 'year of clean drinking water' with $2 million to remediate contaminated private wells.
8:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers: Budget will 'fully fund' tuition freeze.
4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Evers signals gas tax hike may be included in budget proposal.

Senate Floor Session

12:45pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate to send middle class tax cut bill to Evers.

Assembly Floor Session

1:59pm
Legislative Black Caucus. Releases statement on passing of AJR-8 designating February Black History Month.
1:33pm
DPW. ICYMI: Wisconsin GOP grabs national attention for telling black legislators how to celebrate Black History Month.
1:00pm
Rep. Plumer. Votes 'yes' on Middle Class Tax Cut.
11:50am
Rep. August. Votes in favor of Middle Class Tax Cut.
10:44am
Rep. Allen. Assembly approves middle-class tax cut.
10:20am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Applauds tax cut, stands for hard-working taxpayers.
9:48am
Rep. Tusler. Votes to cut taxes for middle class.
9:33am
Rep. Brostoff. Statement in support of Colin Kapernick's achievements.
4:30am
RPW. Assembly Republicans pass middle class tax cut.
4:29am
Rep. Myers. Statement regarding AJR-8.
4:28am
Rep. Neubauer. Stand with the Black Caucus in recognizing Black History Month.
4:28am
Statements on passage of AB-4: Rep. Considine. Rep. Zamarripa. Rep. Gundrum. Rep. Taylor. Rep. Vorpagel.

2:29pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats reverse course on Kaepernick compromise in Black History Month resolution.
10:17am
Washington Post. Wisconsin GOP lawmakers force removal of Colin Kaepernick's name from a Black History Month resolution.
9:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republican disavows tweet posted under her name criticizing Colin Kapernick.
8:26am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly approves GOP tax cut proposal, Evers 'hopeful' for compromise.
4:21am
USA Today. Wisconsin GOP lawmakers force Colin Kapernick's name out of Black History resolution. Cap Times. Fox 6.
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly approves GOP-backed income tax cut proposal. Appleton Post Crescent.
4:15am
WAOW. Assembly honors officers who killed workplace shooter.

Legislative

4:44pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Legislators want age requirement to purchase vaping supplies.
1:27pm
Rep. Emerson. Supports Governor Evers' tax cut plan.
11:51am
Rep. Nygren. Hosts local law enforcement meeting.
11:06am
Sen. Smith. Column: Part Two: Water is Prosperity.
9:31am
Rep. Steineke. Minor guardianship legislation recommended by committee.
8:59am
Wisconsin Step Therapy Coalition. Wisconsin patients and healthcare providers support legislation to bring needed changes to step therapy policy.
4:23am
Rep. Ramthun. Selected as member of water quality task force.

9:35am
WQOW. Wisconsin Senate to vote on Black History Month resolution.
4:24am
WKOW. Proposal to honor Portage war hero 25 years after his death.
4:17am
WBAY. State Republicans closer to passing middle-class tax cut.
4:12am
Beloit Daily News. Spreitzer, Ringhand propose limiting lame duck sessions.

State Agencies

1:58pm
DOR. Franklin woman pleads guilty to felony tax evasion.
12:28pm
DWD Sec. Frostman. Participates in Take Your Legislator to Work event on Capitol Square.
10:41am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Hosts 2019 National History Day South Central Region event in Madison.

Economy/Business

1:06pm
The Hill. 7 million Americans behind on auto loan payments, New York Fed says.
9:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn's big plans for its Milwaukee headquarters have yet to materialize, city records indicate.
8:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 2018 saw solar jobs grow in Wisconsin, despite national dip.
4:36am
USA Today. National debt tops $22 trillion for the first time as experts warn of ripple effects.
4:11am
CNBC. Trump says he may not stick to March deadline on China tariffs.

Statewide

4:07pm
Alliant Energy. Chairman and CEO Patricia L. Kampling announces retirement.
12:47pm
NAIOP Wisconsin. Named Chapter of the Year.
12:29pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Renewable energy's cost declines enable dollar savings and carbon reductions.
12:20pm
National Endowment for the Arts. Announces more than $27 million in grants reaching all 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico.
9:47am
Tax Foundation, Badger Institute. Wisconsin tax options: A guide to simple, fair, pro-growth reform.

4:16am
WISC. Millennials flock to Wisconsin cities that offer more public transportation, bike paths.

Courts

3:23pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Armslist case to be heard by Wisconsin Supreme Court, domestic violence programs sign brief to increase accountability and justice. Amicus Brief.

Education

9:30am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. 1 year later: Religious-themed Valentines still cannot be freely distributed at tech college.
9:28am
UW-Stout. Eight scholarships established for first-year plastics engineering students.
9:26am
Wisconsin Policy Forum Rising special education costs strain local school budgets, report finds.

9:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Special ed funding gap grows to $1B.
9:08am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin graduation rate highest in 5 years, but gaps remain for poor, minorities.

Local

4:06pm
Milwaukee Alds. Kovac, Bauman, Johnson. Three public libraries could soon be using solar energy systems.
11:53am
Customers First! Coalition. Energy game changers Power Breakfast scheduled for February 19 in Madison.
10:55am
Madison Black Chamber of Commerce. Second annual awards dinner to 'Harness the Power of Black Businesses.'

Congress

1:01pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Stabenow, Brown. Introduce legislation to expand Medicare and reduces health care costs.
9:06am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. U.S. Senate's reauthorization of public lands program will benefit Wisconsin.
4:22am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Natural Resources Management Act.

9:43am
Reuters. Not clear whether Trump will sign government funding deal: White House.
8:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tammy Baldwin opposes William Barr nomination as attorney general.
4:13am
Reuters. U.S. government shutdown caused 'real harm' to taxpayers: IRS watchdog.

Politics

4:13am
The Hill. Midwest Dems hinge 2020 runs on winning back Rust Belt.

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Governor

4:13pm
WMC. Statement on Gov. Evers joining the U.S. Climate Alliance.
1:25pm
Rep. Neubauer. Governor Evers joins U.S. Climate Alliance.
12:37pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Conservation voters applaud plans to join U.S. Climate Alliance.
10:29am
Gov. Evers. Announces plan to join U.S. Climate Alliance.

1:52pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers says state task force nearing a consensus on increasing the gas tax.
10:08am
Washington Post. The Energy 202: 'There's no reason for us to wait.' Four more Dem governors join alliance to uphold Paris climate goals.

Budget

12:39pm
Badger Institute. Applauds movement toward dental therapists.
9:54am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Supports investment in dental access.

9:47am
Racine Journal Times. Vos hopes Evers avoids 'poison pills' with his state budget plan.
4:52am
Cap Times. Evers, lawmakers propose water quality initiatives.
4:24am
Marshfield News Herald. Tony Evers proposes millions in next budget to replace lead pipes, improve dental care access.

Assembly Floor Session

5:45pm
Statements on passage of AB-4:  Rep. Ohnstad. Rep Subeck. Rep. Sargent. Rep. Sanfelippo. Rep. Murphy. Rep. Rodriguez. Rep. Knodl. Rep. Macco. Rep. Katsma.
5:11pm
Rep. Ballweg. Assembly passes resolution recognizing February as American Heart Month.
5:10pm
Speaker Vos. Statements on passage of AB-4: WMC. Rep. Spiros. Rep. Nygren. Rep. Snyder. Rep. Edming. Rep. Swearingen. Rep. Duchow. Rep. Brooks. Rep. Steineke.
4:44pm
Rep. Tittl. Statements on passage of AB-4: Rep. Steffen. Rep. Dittrich. Rep. Neylon. Rep. Ramthun. Rep. Loudenbeck. Rep. Rohrkaste. Rep. Born.
4:25pm
Rep. Wichgers. Votes for Middle Class Tax Cut.
4:12pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Honors Hometown Hero Bill Kelly.
2:23pm
Rep. Sargent. Recognizing February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
2:21pm
Rep. Petryk. Assembly passes resolution proclaiming February as Career and Technical Education Month in Wisconsin.

2:26pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin lawmakers spar over including Colin Kapernick in Black History Month resolution.
2:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly lawmakers spar over Black History Month resolution.

Legislative

4:23pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Sen. Larson unveils a "Campaign Integrity Package" at a press conference Feb. 14, at 11 am, in the Senate Parlor.
4:17pm
Rep. Schraa. Following through with closing Lincoln Hills.
4:14pm
One Wisconsin Now. Top Republican legislator admits GOP tax scheme could lead to cuts to public school funding.
10:53am
Rep. Shankland. Named Vice-Chair of water quality task force.
9:55am
Rep. Anderson. Wisconsin must stop the bleeding.
8:50am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Calls on lawmakers to end gerrymandering by implementing redistricting reform.
8:49am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Urges support for tax relief bill.
4:43am
Rep. Macco. Column: "Wisconsin business, we're taking a detour." DOA Letter.

1:35pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin governor taking a 'detour' with highway signs.
9:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP lawmakers set to send Tony Evers a middle-class tax cut plan he opposes.
4:35am
CBS 58. Democrats want to wait on tax cut vote planned for Tuesday.
4:32am
WJFW. Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes and Rep. Shankland visit UW-Stevens Point.

State Agencies

1:27pm
DNR. Weekly news.
4:46am
Wisconsin Lottery. Lucky Saturday in "Winsconsin" for Megabucks, Powerball.

4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New state veterans secretary is first female to serve in that role in Wisconsin.

Economy/Business

10:01am
Reuters. U.S. small business confidence falls to more than two-year low.
6:07am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin lost nearly 700 dairy herds in 2018.
4:28am
WiscNews. As student loan bill balloon, Madison-area companies offer debt relief as a perk.
4:25am
La Crosse Tribune. Solar employment grows in Wisconsin amid national slowdown; state still lags Minnesota.

Environment/Outdoors

4:33am
WSAW. Forest County ranch deer tests positive for wasting disease.

Statewide

4:11pm
Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Statewide Concrete Design Award winners.
1:26pm
Wisconsin American Legion. Names Oratorical Contest winner.
11:27am
WISPIRG. Study finds public transit, walking and biking options could help keep Millennials in Wisconsin.
10:17am
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene. Wisconsin nonfatal work injury and illness rate decreases in 2017.
10:13am
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Announces student scholarship opportunity.
8:48am
Arts Wisconsin. Arts Day 2019.

4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin takes on PFAS groundwater contamination.
4:21am
Governing. How bad is America's infrastructure crisis? Maybe not as bad as it seems.

Courts

8:47am
District III Court of Appeals. Paula Langenhahn v. West Bend Mut. Ins. Co.

4:22am
WQOW. Evers hasn't decided what position to take in lawsuit.

Education

4:53am
UW-Platteville. Engineers without Borders travel to Ghana to begin construction on new school.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Wisconsin celebrates public schools with week of action.
4:45am
DPI. Graduation rate improves with class of 2018.

4:31am
CBS 58. Looking at vaccination rates in Wisconsin as health officials deal with outbreak of measles.
4:23am
Racine Journal Times. Referees, WIAA fear wrestling court ruling will have problematic statewide implications.
4:22am
WEAU. Referee shortage makes impact in western Wisconsin.

Local

4:30am
WISN. Shorewood proposal would decriminalize possession of small amount of marijuana, cut fine to $1.
4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Study outlines northern Wisconsin areas at risk during extreme floods.
4:25am
Madison.com. Miller Park tax likely soon to go away.

Congress

4:33pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Works to reauthorize permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
2:28pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on U.S. Attorney General nominee, William Barr.
1:53pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Announces committee assignments for 116th Congress.

2:34pm
Reuters. Trump dislikes congressional deal but does not expect shutdown.
2:32pm
AP. A political 'bomb' over drug prices could threaten NAFTA 2.0.
9:49am
The Hill. White House 'not sure' if Trump will back spending deal.
4:29am
WFRV. Congressman Mike Gallagher talks government shutdown, trade.
4:20am
The Hill. Trump on spending deal: 'We're building the wall anyway.'
4:19am
AP. Budget deal allows far less money than Trump wanted for wall.
4:19am
Politico. Where cybersecurity legislation 'goes to die' in Congress.

Politics

12:36pm
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Haegdorn snags support of racist voter suppresion billboard backer.
9:56am
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Sheriffs endorse.

Monday February 11, 2019

Governor

10:12am
Gov. Evers. Announces $43 million investment to expand dental access.

Budget

4:26pm
Clean Wisconsin. Governor's funding proposal for water protections an investment in our future.
2:41pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Encouraged by first look at water quality budget items.
12:30pm
WMC. 5 'dark store' myths debunked.
12:29pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. State's leading voice for oral health encourages more collaboration with Wisconsin's dental professionals to truly increase access to care.
12:00pm
Gov. Evers. Announces $43 million investment to expand dental access.
11:59am
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Asociation. Praise for governor's dental access initiative.

9:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Funding shortfalls, worker shortage stress Wisconsin nursing homes.
8:53am
Eau Claire Leader Telegram. Evers unveils dental care proposals.
4:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers wants nearly $70M in bonding to address water quality.

Legislative

4:24pm
Sen. Cowles. To host listening sessions on Friday.
4:24pm
RPW. What they're saying: GOP plan will cut taxes on middle class.
4:23pm
Rep. Brooks. Selected to serve on water quality task force.
4:21pm
Sen. Cowles. Announced as member of Speaker's Water Quality Task Force.
4:21pm
Rep. Gruszynski. Appointed to water quality task force: Calls for science-based policymaking and stakeholder participation to confront Wisconsin's water quality crisis.
2:50pm
One Wisconsin Now. Robin Vos giving $500 an hour lawyers a blank check to defend his scheme to rig the rules for Foxconn.
2:48pm
Rep. Pope. Appointed to Speaker's Task Force on Water Quality.
2:45pm
Rep. Spreitzer. And. Sen. Ringhand propose lame duck limits.
2:34pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. To host Farm and Rural Lobby Day.
12:40pm
Rep. Shankland. And Lt. Gov. Barnes discuss water quality.
12:26pm
Rep. Novak. Named chair of water quality task force.
12:10pm
Speaker Vos. (Updated) Announces members of water quality task force.
11:48am
Sen. Smith. Introduces Voter Protection Act as his first bill.
11:02am
WCCAA. Child care owners and administrators to highlight state's child care workforce crisis at state Capitol this week.
10:58am
Rep. Felzkowski. To participate on water quality task force.
9:37am
ABC for Health. A birth tax is bad policy for Wisconsin.
4:56am
Rep. Hesselbein. Middleton and Dane County officers nominated for state Assembly 'Hometown Heroes' award.

State Agencies

4:22pm
DATCP. Confirms CWD-positive deer in Forest County.
2:40pm
DOT. Steps to obtain an ID to vote in the Spring Primary explained.
4:55am
OCI. Bulletin to insurers: Change in submission of payment for renewal/continuation of license.

4:41pm
Lakeland Times. Editorial: Cole moves quickly to radicalize DNR.
9:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin food stamp recipients still feel impact of federal government shutdown.
4:29am
Beloit Daily News. State acknowledges Ho-Chunk compact OKs another casino.
4:25am
Madison.com. Wisconsin public lands board repeals ban on staff climate change advocacy.
4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin utilities and environmental groups unite behind solar, but regulators question value.
4:23am
WKOW. Transportation task force considering 10 cent gas tax increase.

Economy/Business

4:31am
Racine Journal Times. GOP Sen. Johnson again rips Trump tariffs; new study predicts job losses.
4:26am
La Crosse Tribune. Study: Transition to renewable energy could create 162,000 jobs in Wisconsin.

Statewide

12:07pm
Wisconsin Technology Council, Wisconsin Hospital Association. Quality healthcare in Wisconsin can boost state's ability to attract business, workers.
9:03am
PDPW. 2019 Business Conference features programming for all dairy farmers and allied industry.
9:02am
VFW Department of Wisconsin. Holds logo contest for 2020-21 centennial year.

4:49am
WKBT. Local doctors: Obesity could beat tobacco as the leading cause of cancer.
4:36am
Politico. Average tax refund down 8.4 percent in first filing week.
4:32am
Governing. Think federal workers have it bad? It's worse for state and local employees.
4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Doctors in Wisconsin writing fewer prescriptions for painkillers.

Courts

8:59am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues DPI for embargoed ESSA documents.

4:30am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin GOP billing almost twice as much as Democratic governor for lawyers in lame-duck lawsuits.

Education

4:27pm
UW-Eau Claire. Ranks 4th among top U.S. producers of Fulbright students.
2:46pm
Marquette University. To host events in honor of Black History Month.
11:54am
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. To fund faculty reesearch and speakers on improving independence for the disabled and other topics.
11:01am
UW-Stout. Questions will be answered at Sex Speak Session Feb. 13.
11:00am
UW-Stout. Student's brochure for Mayo Clinic focuses on healthy relationships.

11:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Vaccinations up in Madison public schools, but lag in some Dane County private schools.
4:43am
WSAW. UWSP could add 3-year degree, other initiatives to drive student growth.
4:29am
Madison.com. Growth of private school voucher program impacts public school funds.

Local

2:35pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces help for tax preparation.
9:38am
MMSD. Commission approves first of many overflow reduction projects for 2019.
9:04am
WEDC. Village of Cashton receives $112,500 state grant to support development of a new day care facility.
9:00am
Republican Party of Fond du Lac County. Urges Fond du Lac County Board to oppose redistricting resolution.

4:35am
Fox 6. Medical examiner says deaths related to meth are increasing, 'and have been since 2014.'

Congress

9:13am
Reuters. Top U.S. lawmakers to resume border talks, avert shutdown.
4:34am
AP. Negotiations hit snag as shutdown deadline approaches.

Politics

2:42pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Endorses Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court.
12:12pm
DPW. ICYMI: Legal experts criticize Brian Hagedorn's partisan extremism.

9:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn remains an election wild card in Wisconsin for both parties and Trump.
4:33am
WISC. Liberals eye 2020 takeover of Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Friday February 8, 2019

Governor

5:02am
WKOW. Flags to fly at half-staff to honor fallen police officer.

Budget

11:42am
UW System. Capacity-building initiatives will spur innovation and improve state's talent pipeline, student success.

12:02pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison facilities are 'expansive, aged and fragile.' official says.
12:00pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Coalition requests funding to improve Wisconsin criminal justice system. 
5:01am
WSAU. Rep. Shankland on proposed dark store loophole elimination.
4:29am
Beloit Daily News. Lawmakers weigh in on dark store loophole.
4:27am
Chippewa Herald. UW System confronts maintenance backlog: 'We can't afford to keep kicking this issue down the road.'

Legislative

2:43pm
Rep. Steineke. Shawano couple to be named Assembly 'Hometown Heroes.'
2:41pm
Rep. Steineke. Middleton and Dane County officers to be named Assembly 'Hometown Heroes.'
2:38pm
Rep. Steineke. Milwaukee bus driver to be named Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
2:35pm
Rep. Steineke. Veteran and avid volunteer to be named Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
12:44pm
One Wisconsin Now. Robin "boss" Vos to Wisconsin middle class: 'Pay for your own tax savings.'
10:39am
Sen. Marklein. Column: We have gone half-way, but nobody has met us yet.
5:30am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Trump & Vos' political game dangerous for Wisconsin women.
5:13am
Sen. Smith. Column: Part One: Water is Life.

2:50pm
Shawano Leader. Karys to be honored as Hometown Heroes.
12:09pm
Appleton Post-Crescent. Fox Valley leaders frustrated over lack of progress on I-41, State 15 projects.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans signal they will keep Wisconsin in Obamacare lawsuit.
4:36am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly Speaker open to negotiating on income tax cut.
4:31am
Marshfield News Herald. GOP middle-class tax cut measure opposed by Tony Evers heads to Assembly.

State Agencies

4:53pm
State Treasurer Godlewski. Board of Commissioners of Public Lands overturns gag order on climate change.
2:48pm
DFI. Credit unions post growth in net income and lending for 2018.
2:46pm
DWD. New pre-apprenticeship programs now available in Milwaukee.
12:43pm
DHS. March FoodShare benefits will be available March 1.

Economy/Business

11:39am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Foxconn R&D center in Green Bay topic of network luncheon on Feb. 28.

3:56pm
Chicago Tribune. As Foxconn changes Wisconsin plans, job promises fall short.
6:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's high-subsidy Foxconn project seen as 'pawn' in U.S.-China trade war.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'I dare them to create jobs': Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes talks Foxconn in Wisconsin.
4:35am
WXOW. Hi-Crush closing Augusta plant, reopening in Whitehall.
4:34am
Reuters. No talks between Trump and China's Xi before trade deadline.
4:32am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn pushes back on report calling project 'chaotic' and 'ever-changing.'

Statewide

5:08am
WKOW. Wisconsin's juvenile interrogation practices under fire.
4:38am
WSAW. 7 Investigates: Accuracy issues in FBI hate crime reporting include Wisconsin data.
4:35am
WKOW. Wisconisn's juvenile interrogation practices under fire.

Courts

4:00pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Unions join together to challenge Wisconsin's lame duck laws.

12:13pm
NBC 15. Wisconsin education department sued over records dispute.

Local

3:45pm
Millwaukee Council. Joint statement on the death of a Department of Public Works worker.
10:41am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Community support in wake of officer's death truly inspiring.
5:25am
Digital Bridge of Milwaukee. Unveils plans for $32,500 grant received as part of $1 million Spectrum digital education commitment.

Congress

1:04pm
WISPIRG. U.S. Consumer Bureau gives payday debt traps its seal of approval.
12:17pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan legislation to combat rising prescription drug prices.
12:05pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Young. Reintroduce legislation to ensure American students remain globally competitive.
5:33am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. BDS and Senate shenanigans.
5:29am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Foreign Relations Committee to take up resolution calling for cancellation of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and supporting Ukraine against Russian aggression.
5:27am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on New York and Virginia abortion laws.
5:16am
U.S. Reps. Sensenbrenner, Connolly; U.S. Sens. Toomey, Jones. Redouble effort to fight fentanyl imports.

5:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Kind: Congress has 'no stomach' for another government shutdown.
4:37am
AP. Border security deal seems near, easing shutdown concerns.

Politics

12:04pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. See the $100,000 and up donors to the Dems or GOP in Wisconsin.

Thursday February 7, 2019

Governor

4:45pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Milwaukee Police Department Officer Matthew Rittner. Executive Order #8.

4:14am
WTMJ. Gov. Tony Evers responds to officer's death.

Budget

5:12am
Rep. Vining. Commends Gov. Evers' plan to close dark store loophole.

2:16pm
UW System. Investments needed to repair, renovate aging UW System buildings.
9:02am
Cap Times. New state veterans chief Mary Kolar on veterans nursing home transfers: 'We can't continue on the path that we were.'
4:49am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Local lawmakers react to Gov. Evers' commitment to closing dark store loophole.
4:44am
WBAY. Area communities reveal how much they're losing under Wisconsin's dark store loophole.
4:09am
WISC. Residents don't care how roads are fixed, they just want to see them fixed.

Legislative

4:04pm
Rep. Myers, Sen. Taylor. To sponsor Prescription Drug Transparency Act.
3:43pm
Rep. Skowronski. Statement on tragic loss of MPD Officer Rittner.
2:22pm
Rep. Macco. Weekly Radio Address: Tax cut for middle class families.
12:42pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. On the death of Miwaukee Police Officer Rittner.
12:41pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Reject irresponsible GOP spending plan.
12:40pm
Sen. Stroebel. Votes to cut taxes for middle class families.
12:39pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Budget committee approves Middle-class tax cut.
12:38pm
Sen. Risser. Introduces bill to end wildlife killing contests in Wisconsin.
12:30pm
Rep. Riemer. Democratic Radio Address: An Economy that Works for Everyone.

12:58pm
U.S. News & World Report. GOP signals Wisconsin will stay in Obamacare lawsuit.
12:57pm
U.S. News & World Report. GOP signals Wisconsin will stay in Obamacare lawstui.
4:35am
Cap Times. Wisconsin's dueling tax cut plans: where are we now and how much does each really cost?
4:12am
NBC 15. 91-year-old Sen. Risser, 19-year-old Rep. Haywood: Age is just a number.
4:12am
WKOW. Assembly Republicans slam bills loosening abortion restrictions.
4:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Legislative committee OKs GOP tax cut bill.

State Agencies

8:11am
WEDC. Village of Mount Horeb receives $250,000 state grant to support new dental complex.
7:53am
DATCP. Releases top ten consumer complaints for 2018.
5:10am
DOT. Statement of Transportation Shakeholder Task Force.

4:09am
WISC. Columbia County prison ends 23-day lockdown, DOC reports.

Economy/Business

12:53pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ron Johnson calls for end to increased tariffs.
4:59am
Politico. Farmers nearing crisis push back on Trump trade policies.
4:31am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Shopko store closures more than double, now exceed 250.
4:29am
Fox 6. List of closing Shopko stores grows, including SE Wisconsin locations.
4:16am
Bloomberg. CEOs scramble to avoid Trump's tariffs to survive his trade war.
4:13am
CBS 58. Sears plans to unload pensions and close more stores.
4:06am
WSAW. Sen. Johnson: Trump tariff plan could cost Wisconsin thousands of jobs.
4:03am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Groups says trade war could cost Wisconsin more than 37,000 jobs.

Environment/Outdoors

4:05am
Politico. Earth marks fourth hottest year on record as Congress opens climate hearings.

Statewide

3:38pm
COWS. Reducing Wisconsin's energy deficit critical to economic success.
12:36pm
Alliant Energy. Again gives $2 million to Hometown Care Energy Fund.

Courts

12:29pm
District IV Court of Appeals. Jody Ann Anderson v. Kayser Ford, Inc.
12:28pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Gary Lee Wayerski.

Education

3:41pm
UW-Platteville. Daughter in landmark Brown v. Board of Education to speak at UW-Platteville.
3:31pm
100% Renew Madison. (Updated) Madison students launch petition for 100% renewable Madison Schools.
2:20pm
UWM. Food Center and Pantry wins UWM System Award.

4:38am
La Crosse Tribune. Anti-porn speaker visiting UW-L: Lecture comes after porn star's controversial November booking.
4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Record number of students of color graduating from UW System, data shows.
4:07am
WISC. State education officials will not reduce classroom hour requirements following school closures.

Local

3:44pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Board of Supervisors calls for fair deal to avert county funding crisis.
3:39pm
Milwaukee County Sups. Sebring, Logsdon. Supervisors endorse studying transit security police on MCTS buses.
2:17pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Colder temperatures will render salt ineffective on sidewalks - use sand.
12:31pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces Shawn Tessman as new Human Services Director. 
8:45am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Diverse group of companies to showcase greater Madison's health innovation leadership at HIMSS.

4:36am
Chippewa Herald. Madison water utility board wants stronger protections against toxic chemical.

Congress

4:06pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Continues push to delist gray wolf with new amendment.
3:36pm
U.S. Reps. Pocan, Kaptur. Introduce legislation to protect Americans from prescription drug price gouging.
3:29pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads legislation to boost apprenticeships in Wisconsin.
12:35pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to make prescription drugs more affordable for seniors on Medicare.
5:11am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.

5:05am
NBC News. Trump administration will roll back Obama-era restrictions on payday lenders.
4:23am
The Hill. Negotiators running out of time to get deal to prevent shutdown.
4:19am
The Hill. Hundreds of federal workers haven't received back pay from shutdown: report.
4:18am
Reuters. Republican senators to Trump: Do not terminate NAFTA.
4:15am
WJFW. Baldwin encouraged by coming authorization of Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Politics

12:37pm
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Outraises Neubauer in latest finance period.
12:32pm
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Hagedorn's past pays off...with $18,000 campaign contribution from big special interest.
12:26pm
American Majority. Launches Conservative Traning Forum.
8:32am
Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Momentum continues.

1:06pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Hagedorn out-raises Neubauer in Wisconsin Supreme Court race, but Neubauer has more money in the bank.
5:09am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Stronger voter participation and recusal rules can transform our judiciary and democracy.
4:15am
WXOW. Laning won't seek re-election as DPW chair.

Wednesday February 6, 2019

Budget

1:00pm
Rep. Ohnstad. Commends Governor Evers on the dark store loophole.
11:44am
Rep. Shankland. Governor Evers to close dark store loophole.

11:07am
Fox 11. Vos, Fitzgerald push for tolling to fund roads.
9:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. With Lincoln Hills closure delayed, Evers planning to add staff at troubled prison.
4:17am
Chippewa Herald. New veterans secretary to seek more taxpayer support from Republicans.
4:12am
WQOW. Eau Claire officials agree with closing dark store tax loophole.
4:11am
WKBT. Gov. Evers proposal to close tax loophole could lower property taxes for residents.
4:09am
WKOW. Madison mayor says "dark store loophole" is costing cities and taxpayers.

Legislative

4:11pm
Sen. Stroebel. Statement on death of Milwaukee Police Officer.
2:49pm
Rep. Dittrich. Stands for protecting life.
2:48pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Sen. Larson leads on campaign finance reform.
12:55pm
Sen. Stroebel. Craig Thompson's Transportation Task Force greenlights tax increase.
12:32pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Wisconsin Republicans stand up to protect the unborn.
12:31pm
One Wisconsin Now. Questions raised about Assembly Speaker Robin Vos benefiting from state tax loophole.
12:27pm
Rep. Steineke. And GOP legislators take stand against disturbing abortion laws.
11:03am
Rep. Hutton. Statement on Evers tax plan.
10:38am
Rep. Hutton. Statement on Evers tax plan.
9:54am
Sen. Larson. And Dr. Jessica Brumm-Larson named South-Side Scholarship Foundation Mardi Gras King and Queen.

4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers says he can't support GOP tax cut.
4:15am
Sheboygan Press. Tony Evers and GOP lawmakers pledge to block each other's plans to cut taxes.
4:05am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers, Republicans offer competing income tax cut plans.

State Agencies

2:46pm
AG Kaul. Statement following death of Milwaukee Police Officer.
2:45pm
State Treasurer Godlewski. Tomah to receive $180,00 for homeless veterans from Board of Commissioners of Public Lands.
11:45am
DATCP. Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant period now open.
9:53am
OCI Commissioner Afable. Announces remaining leadership appointments.
4:22am
DNR. Public comment period opens for two interim forest management plans.

4:16am
Cap Times. Attorney General Josh Kaul says he will bolster State Crime Lab staff, increase pay to speed up processing.
4:10am
WEAU. DOJ & DPI launch new online safety tool for families.
4:08am
NBC 15. New crime scene response vehicle at Wis. State Crime Lab.
4:07am
WSAW. Lincoln Hills closure delayed, 7 Investigates reveals prototype plans for new facilities.

Economy/Business

4:54am
Bloomberg. Inside Wisconsin's disastrous $4.5 billion deal with Foxconn.

Statewide

9:52am
Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council. Is proud to celebrate Career & Technical Education Month.
4:57am
Full Compass. Chairman of the Board to deliver keynote at 2019 Madison Go Red for Women luncheon on February 8th.
4:21am
PDPW. Focus on cow comfort and behavior delivers returns for dairy farmers.

4:10am
Fox 11. U.S. attorneys issue warnings to Wisconsin opioid prescribers.

Education

2:47pm
Madison Teachers Inc. Black Lives Matter at Schools Madison: Week of action February 4-8.
11:12am
UW-System. Record number of students earn degrees at UW System institutions.
9:51am
DPI. 2018 graduates had strong showing in AP program.
9:51am
UW-Stout. Swing Dance Club to give lessons at Feb. 9 Snow Ball.

4:34am
WAOW. Teacher shortages still hitting the Badger State.

Local

2:46pm
Various Milwaukee Alds. Joint statement on fallen Milwaukee police officer.
2:44pm
Madison Community Accupuncture. Madison accupuncture clinic offers unique approach to affordable healthcare.
1:26pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Wisconsin teams advance in DreamUp competition.
4:20am
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Council approves legislation creating a City Board of Health.

4:04am
WDIO. Superior changes ordinance to include vaping products.

Congress

11:04am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on pharmaceutical companies to explain skyrocketing insulin prices.
4:31am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. SOTU reaction.
4:30am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on State of the Union Address.
4:29am
U.S. Rep. Moore. Introduces bill to block Trump from using taxpayer dollars for the wall.
4:28am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on the State of the Union Address.
4:27am
Speaker Vos. Statement on State of the Union Address.

4:14am
The Hill. Abrams offers progressive counterpoint to Trump in Dem response.
4:14am
Reuters. Trump vows to build border wall, warns Democrats against investigations.
4:13am
USA Today. Analysis: Trump delivers State of the Union in the same place but faces a new political reality.
4:05am
AP. Trump calls for bipartisanship, a hard line on immigration.

Tuesday February 5, 2019

Governor

4:58am
RPW. Governor Evers' long record of flip flopping.

12:28pm
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers says he won't back GOP plan to fund middle-class tax cut.
12:27pm
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers says state environmental officials will review Foxconn air quality permit.
10:44am
WKOW. Evers says he is directing review of Foxconn air permits.
10:40am
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Evers opposes Republican income tax cut plan.
10:02am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin governor says Virginia's Northam should resign.

Budget

4:46pm
Rep. Emerson. Governor Evers to close dark store loophole.
4:45pm
Rep. Neubauer. Governor Evers to close dark store loophole.
4:43pm
Rep. Sargent. Governor Evers to address dark store sham in 2019-2020 budget.
3:17pm
Sen. Smith. Gov. Evers' middle classe tax cut is the best option.
2:43pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Evers to propose ending "dark store" loophole backed by WMC.
2:31pm
Rep. Riemer. Statement on Democratic tax cut for the middle class.
1:24pm
Sen. Hansen. Governor Evers is standing up for homeowners.
1:23pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Affirms Governor Evers' plan to close dark store loophole.
1:22pm
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. Democrats support responsible tax relief for Wisconsin families.
1:21pm
Gov. Evers. Announces responsible tax relief plan for families.
12:22pm
Rep. Hintz. Governor Evers to close the dark store loophole.
12:19pm
Rep. Gruszynski. Applauds Governor Evers plan to close the dark store loophole.
10:32am
Rep. Subeck. Applauds Governor Evers' commitment to closing dark store loophole in budget bill.
10:12am
Rep. Anderson. Governor Evers to close dark store loophole.
9:20am
Sen. Shilling. Homeowners triumph under Gov. Evers.

2:47pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Vos: Evers plan non-starter if it raises taxes.
1:29pm
NBC 15. Evers, Democrats unveil competing tax cut plan.
10:41am
WQOW. Evers says budget will include closing 'dark store' loophole.
10:39am
WISC. Evers to include more money for juvenile prison guards.

Legislative

4:42pm
Rep. Macco. Co-chairs joint hearing on bill to provide tax cut to working families.
3:59pm
Rep. Steineke. Offers support for middle class tax cut.
3:49pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on the Republican tax plan.
3:30pm
Sen. Stroebel. Legislative Republicans advance middle class tax cut.
3:14pm
WMC. We don't need to raise taxes to cut taxes.
2:32pm
Speaker Vos. Testifies on Middle Class Tax Cut.

4:30am
Chippewa Herald. Legislators collect nearly $800,000 in daily allowances.
4:29am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. 9 Wisconsin lawmakers received more than $10,000 each in expense payments in 2018.

State Agencies

4:47pm
AG Kaul. Statement following U.S. Attorneys notification to prescribers.
3:19pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:07pm
DOJ & DPI. Launch new online safety tool for families.
12:21pm
WTCS, DWD, DPI. Governor Evers proclaims February as Career and Technical Education Month.
12:18pm
AG Kaul. Unveils new Crime Scene Response Vehicle at State Crime Lab.
9:57am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Wisconsin Historical Museu summer camp registration now open.
8:43am
DOR. Milwaukee woman charge with filing false tax returns and theft.

4:25am
WXOW. Transportation task force meets in La Crosse to discuss budget funding.

Economy/Business

12:23pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Law Update.
9:59am
Wisconsin Technology Council. 50 years laters, industrial hemp back in Wisconsin: Learn more at Feb. 26 Innovation Network luncheon.

Statewide

10:01am
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene. Fatal worker injuries remain consistent in Wisconsin in 2017.
8:42am
WMC. Chandler Swansen joins Director of Grassroots Advocacy.

4:53am
WAOW. Special Report: American's life span declining due to opioid epidemic.
4:28am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin not among states blocking license suspensions for unpaid fines.

Courts

12:29pm
AP. Kaul signals he won't represent state in lame-duck lawsuit.
4:26am
Cap Times. Unions, Democratic state senator file third lawsuit against Wisconsin lame-duck laws.
4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. A look at lawsuits challenging Wisconsin's lame-duck laws.

Education

2:31pm
UW-Stout. Alumni stepping up to support Pathways Forward initiatives.
12:26pm
UW-River Falls. World Without Genocide founder to speak.
4:55am
Wisconsin School Counselor Association. And state superintendent announces National School Counseling Week.

8:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Why are fewer Wisconsin students studying to become teachers?
4:23am
WKBT. UW System schools to raise graduate tuition.

Local

12:20pm
Greater Whitewater Committee. DOT secretary to speak at annual meeting.

4:24am
WTMJ Politico calls Milwaukee odds-on favorite for Democratic National Convention.

Congress

2:42pm
ARCW. Statement in advance of President Trump's State of the Union Address.

4:34am
Washington Post. Congressional Republicans question report critical of Trump hotel lease.
4:27am
USA Today. Trump inaugural committee subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for financial documents.
4:22am
AP. Trump to call for unity, face skepticism in State of Union.

Politics

9:55am
Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court. 10 more judges endorse.

Monday February 4, 2019

Legislative

4:00pm
Legislative Black Caucus. Rep. Fields and Rep. Haywood host Economic Development & Opportunities Week for Black History Month.
11:06am
Sen. Feyen. Announces town hall meeting in the Town of Lamartine.
11:04am
Sen. Carpenter. Sorry, your "Pants on Fire!"

9:20am
The Hill. Sen. Schachtner: Wisconsin deserves better than Foxconn's constant waffling.
9:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Medication denied: Wisconsin bill would make insurance appeals easier. 
8:58am
La Crosse Tribune. Lobbying groups spent $70 million over latest legislative session.

State Agencies

3:53pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $1.5 million in funds approved for community projects.
3:12pm
DOT. State drive licenses and IDs are the most common forms of proof of identity to show at the polls.
12:41pm
DATCP. Don't let scammers steal your winter getaway.
12:20pm
DOT. Wisconsin State Patrol currently recruiting troopers and inspectors.
11:17am
Citizens Against Expanded Gambling, Wisconsin Family Action, Stop Predatory Gambling. Statewide and national groups call on Governor Evers to investigate Wisconsin State Lottery fraud.
11:02am
DOR Sec. Barca. David Casey appointed Revenue's new Deputy Secretary.
9:51am
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball win, top prize claim highlight "super" weekend.

9:00am
Chippewa Herald. Citing impact of delayed studies, WisDOT to restart look at Highway 51 in Dane County.
4:08am
Chippewa Herald. How Wisconsin's treasurer is rebuilding an office her predecessor campaigned to eliminate.
4:06am
La Crosse Tribune. Justice at risk? Private attorneys say low pay means they can't afford to take on public defender cases.

Economy/Business

12:53pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. On 2018's hiring pace, Foxconn could earn $500 million in tax credits by 2022.
9:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Johnson Controls unit Tyco knew since 2013 it was polluting wells. It took 4 years to notify neighbors.
4:23am
MarketWatch. Foxconn reiterates commitment to Wisconsin, but the devil is in the details, of which there are few.
4:21am
Kenosha News. Gateway remains committed to Foxconn.
4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Epic Systems Corp. loses $624 million government contract.
4:10am
U.S. News & World Report. AP FACT CHECK: Taxpayers have already spent money on Foxconn.
4:09am
Yahoo Finance. Wisconsin politician: The $4 billion Foxconn deal is a total mess.
4:07am
Sheboygan Press. Wisconsin gave Foxconn a rich subsidy package. Did we overpay? Some experts say we did.
4:03am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Astronautics to consolidate 450 jobs in Oak Creek, leaving Milwaukee.

Statewide

3:54pm
Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Elects 2019 Board of Directors.
2:58pm
Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Names Jackie Harcourt Vice President of Fundraising.
12:50pm
PDPW. Janet Keller named Executive Director.
9:47am
Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Receives $100,000 grant from Bader Philanthropies, Inc.

9:02am
Appleton Post-Crescent. More Wisconsin kids skip vaccines, citing 'personal conviction.' It's raising immunity concerns.
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: 'Alarmingly' low job satisfaction making doctors unwell.

Courts

12:19pm
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals. Nurses and healthcare professionals take action in lawsuit to protect patients, voters.

11:10am
AP. Unions, senator file 3rd lame-duck lawsuit in Wisconsin.
11:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. New lawsuit from unions contends GOP lame-duck laws violate Constitution's separation of powers.

Education

3:11pm
UW System. Regents' 2019 Diversity Awards recipients announced.
2:43pm
UW-Stout. Brewery Nonic owner creating English-style beer in renovated city depot.
11:03am
Marquette University. Mission Week 2019 will focus on divinity and finding purpose in life.
9:07am
100% Renew Madison. Madison students launch petition for 100% renewable Madison Schools.

4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A UW professor's description of the Trump presidency sets off debate on political bias, academic freedom.

Local

2:46pm
Brown County Port & Resource Department. POrt of Greeen Bay breaks five-year record with strong 2018 tonnage.
9:23am
Dane County EMS, UnityPoint Health-Meriter, UW Health, SSM Health, Madison Fire Department. Local hospitals, emergency responders partnering to save lives in Dane County through app.

4:04am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County villages contest DNR wastewater limits.

Congress

4:32pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Announces Aissa Olivarez as State of the Union guest.
9:08am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces guest for State of the Union Address.

9:45am
Politico. Baldwin: 'We will rue the day' Trump declares national emergency for border wall.
4:20am
The Hill. GOP senator: 'Imperative' for Trump to listen to intel chiefs.
4:01am
Bloomberg. Trump threatens to bust border deal as shutdown deadline nears.
4:00am
Politico. 'Unconscionable': GOP Senate Homeland Security chair torches Trump's Syria policy.

Politics

2:44pm
One Wisconsin Now. Record shows state Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn cant be trusted to leave anti-LGBTQ agenda behind if elected.
12:54pm
DPW. Supreme Court candidate still refuses to apologize for homophobic blog posts.
9:48am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Corporate contributions totaled nearly $1.7M in 2018 to state parties, legislative campaign committees.

12:57pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn defends blog posts.

Friday February 1, 2019

Governor

10:39am
WUWM. Concerns remain over regional facilities expected to replace Wisconsin's two juvenile facilities.

Legislative

1:54pm
Sen. Smith. Column: Walk the talk for bipartisanship.
1:00pm
Legislative Black Caucus. Kicks off Black History Month.
10:23am
Sen. Carpenter. It's Groundhog Day in the GOP Legislature.
10:22am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Is there a new "normal" for the ag economy?
4:39am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on latest Foxconn flop.

12:30pm
Hudson Star Observer. St. Croix County calls on lawmakers for mental health crisis issue.
4:20am
WAOW. Proposed law looks to expand criminal expungement eligibility.
4:10am
Cap Times. Advocates like chances for passage of 'Safe Harbor' bill to stop minors from being charged with prostitution.

State Agencies

4:12pm
DOT. Task Force provides feedback for upcoming transportation budget.
1:55pm
DWD Sec.-designee Frostman. Names additonal  DWD leaders.
12:59pm
DHS. Receives another temporary extension of the SeniorCare Program.
12:18pm
DOT. Frozen road law in effect statewide on Saturday.
10:40am
DATCP. Reminds farmers of new tool available today.
10:32am
RPW. ICYMI: Evers' Transportation Secretary wants to raise taxes.
10:25am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter, February 2019.

4:08am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin utility regulators punt on solar leasing question, decline to draft rules for large-scale farms.

Economy/Business

3:46pm
Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Statement: Foxconn developments.
12:17pm
Racine County, Mount Pleasant, RCEDC. Local leaders applaud announcement of Generation 6 advanced manufacturing facility at Mount Pleasant campus.

2:34pm
Cap Times. Foxconn says it will build Gen 6 factory in Wisconsin, Gov. Tony Evers 'comfortable' with commitment.
1:59pm
Reuters. Foxconn says it will build plant in Wisconsin after talk with Trump.
12:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Bait and switch': City leaders fear Milwaukee workers will be left behind if Foxconn changes plans.
12:23pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. After conversation with Trump, Foxconn says it is building manufacturing plant in Wisconsin.
12:21pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Environmentalists say Foxconn no longer needs Lake Michigan water diversion.
10:37am
Washington Post. Trump links his presidency to big promises like Foxconn - for better or worse.
10:29am
Reuters. U.S. job growth jumps; unemployment rate rises to 4.0 percent.
4:27am
Racine Journal Times. White House official comments on Foxconn plans.
4:24am
NBC News. Wisc. Republicans who touted Foxconn factory plan try to blame Democratic governor for debacle.
4:19am
WTMJ. Foxconn homeowners forced to move react to recent headlines on the project.
4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Experts predict another challenging year for dairy farmers.
4:12am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Schmitt says Green Bay 'in driver's seat' as Foxconn plans change.
4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn, Evers, WEDC new report that Wisconsin project put on hold.
4:06am
Reuters. Some U.S. metals importers resigned to higher prices as Trump's tariffs bite.

Statewide

2:52pm
Axley. Welcome Patrick Stevens, former DNR Assistant Deputy Secretary.
2:51pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Del Monte Foods' Knetsch elected chair of Food Products Board.
2:49pm
RPW. Celebrates Black History Month.
10:20am
WMC. New members elected to Board of Directors.

Education

2:28pm
Wisconsin School Counselor Association. Mirian Vargas - Xello/Method Test Pres High School Student Scholarship.
1:54pm
UW System. Flexible Option Business Administration bacheor's degree now offered through UW-Parkside, earns accreditation.
12:57pm
DPI. Comment period open on draft standards for dance and world languages.
10:27am
Marquette University. Reggie Moore, architect of Milwaukee's 'Blueprint for Peace,' will go 'On the Issues' Feb. 6.

4:11am
Racine Journal Times. Voucher school enrollment window opens Friday.

Local

4:04am
Fox 6. 'Everyone is exhausted:' Staffing 'crisis' at House of Correction drives surge in overtime.

Congress

10:24am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces more than $21 million to repair roads and bridges in Wisconsin communities damaged by severe storms and flooding.

1:57pm
The Hill. Trump predicts ObamaCare will be 'terminated' by the courts.
10:30am
Reuters. U.S. suspends weapons treaty compliance with Russia, may withdraw in six months.
4:05am
AP. Trump, Pelosi remain far apart on the border wall issue.

Politics

2:50pm
DPW. Wisconsin black leaders condemn Supreme Court candidate's disrespect of NAACP.
10:27am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence Peddler of the Month - High Ground Political Fund.

 

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