Wednesday March 20, 2019 - Updated 4:41pm

Budget

3:33pm
Wisconsin Infrastructure Investment Now. Evers' proposed Wisconsin Capital Budget a responsible approach for moving Wisconsin forward.
3:20pm
Milwaukee Building and Trades Council. Statement on upcoming vote on proposed 2019-2021 State Capital Budget.
3:19pm
Construction Business Group. Governor Evers' Capital Budget deserves bi-partisan support.
3:18pm
Iron Workers District Council of North Central States. Statement on State Building Commission meeting on Governor Evers' Capital Budget.
3:16pm
Sheet Metal Union #18. Statement on State Building Commission.
2:18pm
Plumbers Union Local 75. Statement on Building Commission and Governor's Capital Budget.
2:17pm
Wisconsin Laborers District Council. Statement on State Building Commission review of Governor Evers' Capital Budget.
2:16pm
Wisconsin Building Trades Council. Governor Evers' Capital Budget deserves bi-partisan support today.
2:14pm
IBEW Local 494. Statement on upcoming vote on proposed 2019-21 state Capital Budget.
2:14pm
IUOE Local 139. State Building Commission should pass Governor Evers' beneficial statewide Capital Budget, embrace bi-partisanship.
10:54am
Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions. Poll finds broad support for minimum markeup repeal and new spending to fix Wisconsin roads. Results.

1:03pm
Hudson Star-Observer. Mental health 'most certainly a concern' at UWRF.
11:04am
WTMJ. Gov. Tony Evers wants to raise state unemployment benefits.
11:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW chancellors: Evers budget could keep talent in Wisconsin.
11:02am
Green Bay Press Gazette. 'We have a long way to go': Gov. Tony Evers outlines priorities for youth mental health.
4:01am
Madison.com. As Wisconsin discusses medical marijuana, experts share highs and lows.
3:58am
Beloit Daily News. Evers touts budget plans in Beloit stop.

Legislative

1:40pm
Sen. Feyen. To hold budget listening sessions.
4:24am
Rep. Allen. To hold public listening session.
4:22am
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Calls for amendments to SB-91 to provide clarity & accountability.

1:47pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal would eliminate tax break for businesses that leave Wisconsin.
11:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP-led panel seeks bipartisan law changes to clean up Wisconsin's water.
4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Advocates, lawmakers renew push for stricter drunken driving laws in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

2:15pm
DOT. 2019 Northeast Region Construction Preview.
12:56pm
DMA. Incident Report #5 - March 2019 Flooding.
4:42am
DMA. Annual Governor's Conference on Emergency Management & Homeland Security to highlight communications in times of disaster.

4:10am
WFRV. Hortonia residents express "overwhelming disapproval" at plans for new juvenile correction center. Fox 11.
4:02am
Cap Times. AG Josh Kaul withdraws Wisconsin from two cases challenging abortion access.
4:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. AG Kaul: Drug epidemic requires treatment, accountability.
3:59am
La Crosse Tribune. State tourism secretary designee Sara Meaney: 'It's possible to kick some more butt.'

Economy/Business

1:44pm
The Hill. Trump: China tariffs will remain for 'substantial period of time' even with deal.
12:20pm
CNBC. 'We're preparing' to build an antitrust case against Goggle similar to Microsoft, Mississippi AG says. 

Statewide

3:40pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Unveils Wisconsin Child Welfare Crisis advocacy effort.
4:24am
WI Land+Water. Youth Education Committee hosts 62nd Annual Conservation Awareness Poster and Speaking Contests.
4:20am
WI Land+Water. Hosts 66th Annual Conference.

4:07am
New York Times. Why is there flooding in Nebraska, South Dakota, Ohio and Wisconsin?
3:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Weather officials: Communities along Mississippi River could see record-setting floods this spring.
3:54am
U.S. News & World Report. Report: Some Wisconsin residents face housing cost burden.
3:53am
AP. Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds.

Courts

3:14pm
Fair Elections Project. Statement on WI Assembly Speaker Robin Vos' refusal to testify under oath on map-rigging.
10:49am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Christopher Kieninger v. Crown Equipment Corporation.

1:01pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In Wisconsin gerrymandering case, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos refuses to testify.

Education

4:41pm
UW-Stout. Professor: Taking on uncomfortable topics educational, can build empathy.
1:41pm
UW-Stout. Falkner receives March University Staff Appreciation Award.
12:02pm
UW-Madison. Turn off a light, save a life, says new study.
10:58am
UW-Stout. 'E'ffordability Summit on education costs grows in third year.
4:21am
Marquette University. To host nationally recognized civil engineering speaker for presentations on the Hoover Dam and Brooklyn Bridge.

Local

11:56am
One City Schools. Announces partnership with Access Community Health Centers.
10:57am
Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office. Warns of telephone scam alert.

1:04pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Milwaukee County second to last in statewide health rankings.
4:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. One outcome of last week's flooding in Milwaukee: Sewer overflows in local rivers.
3:57am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Racine, Foxconn strike smart cities deal.

Congress

4:05am
Appleton Post Crescent. Congressmen Mike Gallagher and Mark Pocan discuss the importance of unity at History Museum in Appleton.
3:55am
WXOW. Fort McCoy barracks project may get cut for President's border wall.

Politics

3:49pm
RPW. ICYMI: Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer skirted Code of Judicial Conduct.
3:48pm
RPW. ICYMI: Openly gay author refutes attacks on Judge Hagedorn.
11:57am
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Hagedorn still mum on what he said in speeches to hate group.
4:18am
Republican Party of Fond du Lac County. Republican Party celebrates 165th birthday.

4:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates stand by records in second debate. WISC. Fox 6.
3:58am
The Hill. Scott Walker considering running for Wisconsin governor or Senate: report.

Tuesday March 19, 2019

Governor

3:35pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #17 relating to the creation of the Governor's Health Equity Council.
5:17am
Gov. Evers. Advocates for expanding Medicaid in visits to Janesville, Beloit.

Legislative

1:50pm
Sen. Taylor. Statement on MSDF death.
11:03am
Rep. Shankland. To hold two budget office hours on Friday.
10:42am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Testimony in support of Senate Bill 39, the Pathways to Employment Act.

4:33am
WJFW. Private practitioners push back against dental therapy in Wisconsin.
4:30am
NBC 15. GOP bill allows expungement for first-time drunken drivers.

State Agencies

4:05pm
State Treasurer Godlewski. Financing provided for public safety initiatives around Wisconsin.
3:38pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $7 million for community projects.
1:47pm
DHS. Include children's immunizations on your spring break schedule.
12:19pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball jackpot surpasses half-billion dollar mark.
11:49am
DNR. Weekly news.
10:50am
AG Kaul. Opposes CFPB effort to delay protections from payday lenders.
10:48am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Hosts 2019 National History Day LaCrosse Regional Contest.
10:05am
DATCP. Dairy Task Force 2.0 approves 49 additional recommendations.
5:08am
DMA. Incident Report #4 - March 2019 Flooding.

4:39am
Racine Journal Times. WisDOT, facing growing backlash over KR widening plans, releases FAQ on project.

Economy/Business

11:47am
AssuredLeads. Launches SaaS platform.
10:04am
WMC. Survey: Opioids impact 75% of workplaces in America.

4:32am
CBS 58. Mount Pleasant leaders excited about Foxconn news, some residents frustrated. WTMJ.
4:27am
WKBT. Farmers cleaning up after winter disasters can apply for funding for energy-efficient changes.

Environment/Outdoors

4:26am
AP. AP finds hot records falling twice as often as cold ones.

Statewide

3:41pm
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin. The 33rd annual Make a Promise Gala to honor community leaders in the fight against AIDS.
1:52pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Scott Walker's new idiotic job.
5:05am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. La Crosse town hall meeting March 25th: Recusal rules & voter turnout in WI Supreme Court election.

10:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. County health rankings: Smoking in Wisconsin down, obesity going up.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin housing sales tick up in February after a January decline.

Courts

4:40pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts two new cases.
1:52pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campiagn. State permit for posh golf course lands in sand.
8:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Milwaukee District Council 48 v. Milwaukee County.
8:56am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Joseph B. Reinwand.
8:55am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Michael A. Keister.

10:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supreme Court sides with union in giving Milwaukee County employees $6.8 million pension benefit.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Judge could rule soon in first lame-duck session lawsuit.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Judge rules against DNR wetland permit for Kohler golf course on rare wetlands, state park.
4:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Attorney tries to persuade judge to toss lame-duck lawsuit.

Education

1:51pm
UW-Milwaukee. UWM Police shoot man with weapon after altercation on campus.
9:57am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Another alarming achievement gap.

Local

3:39pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Milwaukee student wins Girls' Day @ City Hall scholarship award.
3:37pm
Manitowoc PD. Seeks public's help in solving double homicide.
12:18pm
Racine Mayor Mason. And Foxconn partner on Smart City initiatives.

4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Local officials say county pressuring communities to take on roads - and their cost.
4:36am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Moratorium on large-scale livestock facilities could be extended.

Congress

10:49am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce legislation to take on student debt crisis.

4:34am
WXOW. Rep. Kind begins annual listening tour in La Crosse.
4:29am
WKOW. Truax Field project on list of possible cuts to pay for border wall.
4:28am
Washington Post. Pentagon sends Congress list of military construction projects that could be delayed to free up money for wall.

Politics

1:48pm
DPW. Floundering Hagedorn campaign excoriated by conservative radio.
11:49am
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Hagedorn's college classmates saw Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate's political ambition.
5:00am
RPW. VIDEO: Pastor Jerome Smith discusses recent attacks on Judge Brian Hagedorn's faith.
5:00am
RPW. What they're saying: Hagedorn provides substance while Neubauer dodges questions.

4:25am
WSAW. Hagedorn: Research shows treatment courts are effective.

Monday March 18, 2019

Budget

11:11am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Study: K-12 spending increases unlikely to result in student success.
11:10am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Responding to critics of Medicaid study.

4:59am
Appleton Post Crescent. Gov. Tony Evers says Medicaid expansion would help boost Wisconsin kids' mental health.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Study cited in Wisconsin debate on expanding Medicaid and taking federal money called 'garbage.'
4:39am
Racine Journal Times. End of collecting child support birth costs proposed in Evers budget.

Legislative

5:07am
Rep. Taylor. Supports student climate strike.
5:06am
Rep. Neubauer. Racine selected as Wisconsin Coastal City grant recipient.

4:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers, Republicans both looking to get factory farms to pay for cleaner water.
4:45am
Cap Times. Wisconsin dairy groups pushing for clearinghouse for water pollution credits.
4:41am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Bill would train truck drivers on human trafficking. 

State Agencies

2:05pm
DOT. State driver licenses and IDs are the most common forms of proof of identity to show at the polls.
1:01pm
Wisconsin Lotterty. Lucky St. Patrick's Day weekend for #WINsconsin.
11:07am
DWD. A Wisconsin for everyone.
10:51am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Important reminders for voters about the April 2 Spring Election.

2:46pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State tourism secretary designee makes her debut.
2:45pm
Fox 6. 'Make our schools safer:' Wisconsin DOJ releases school threat assessment protocols.
2:43pm
U.S. News & World Report. Tourism chief wants to lure visitors to Wisconsin by plane.
4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. State investment board employees to tally $9.8 million in bonuses.
4:36am
WQOW. Lt. Governor Barnes joins in on women small business discussion in Eau Claire.

Economy/Business

12:57pm
Racine County, Village of Mount Pleasant, RCEDC. Local leaders look forward to next phase of Foxconn's Racine County advanced manufacturing plant.
11:05am
Foxconn. To break ground on advanced manufacuring campus phase of Wisconnn Valley Science & Technology Park.

2:53pm
Fox 11. Shopko closing all remaining department stores.
2:41pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn says work on LCD plant in Mount Pleasant will begin this summer.
4:52am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State representative establishes Milwaukee VC fund.
4:51am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Marketing Wisconsin, incentives and immigration among recommendations in WMC workforce report. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Statewide

5:00pm
Pro-Life Wisconsin. Welcomes leaders of life saving initiative.
2:02pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Congratulates Dairyland Power Cooperative & Ranger Power for solar power partnership.
1:05pm
Former Gov. Walker. Selected as National Honorary Chair of the Campaign for Federal Balanced Budget Amendment.
12:58pm
Dairyland Power Cooperative. Announces major solar energy facility.
11:02am
WRA. February 2019 Home Sales Report.
11:01am
Survival Coalition. More than 400 members of disability community in Madison Wednesday for annual Disability Advocacy Day.
10:53am
Focus on Energy. Reaching out to farmers who lost barn roofs to heavy snow.
5:46am
Green New Deal Madison. Madison youth continue climate action with Green New Deal.
5:10am
Wisconsin Emergency Management. Incident Report #3 - March 2019 flooding.

2:43pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker to lead effort for balanced budget amendment.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Hundreds of students march on state Capitol to demand action on climate change.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'I just love my town': Community members step up as water levels recede.
4:34am
WBAY. Homes condemned, streets still flooded on Green Bay's East side.
4:32am
WKOW. Statewide response to flooding continues.

Courts

1:07pm
Sierra Club. AG Kaul withdrawal in Enbridge v. Dane Co.

2:47pm
Fox 11. Judge to consider blocking Wisconsin lame-duck laws.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Judge OKs deal for PCB polluters to cover costs of Fox River clean-up.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawsuit by female UW doctor claims unfair treatment of women.

Education

1:03pm
UW-Platteville. Students research bentonite to improve waste containment solutions.
1:00pm
UW-Platteville. Faculty forum to explore Zika virus: evolution, international impact.
12:59pm
UW-Stout. Students help educate police officers about health, well-being.
10:56am
Marquette University. Alumna and noted Journalist Nancy Amour to present 2019 Axthelm Lecture.

Local

4:50pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on the recent shootings at the Christchurch, New Zealand mosques.
3:55pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Names Andres Thelke new Director of Department of Administration.
1:06pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Remembering Noelani Robinson.
12:55pm
Madison Metro Sewerage District. District adds tours to customer and community meeting.
10:56am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces new dairy and livestock educator.

4:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison weighs pricey plan for 100 percent renewable energy.

Congress

5:48am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Talks border security, North Korea, trade on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'

2:52pm
The Hill. White House proposes limits on student loan borrowing as part of higher education reforms.
4:46am
Fox 11. Campaign slogan or border security solution? WI lawmakers clash following Trump veto.
4:36am
Politico. Trump issues first veto of his presidency.

Federal Agencies

4:35am
WEAU. FDA proposes stricter rules on e-cigarette sales to restrict access to teens.

Politics

5:45am
Grassroot North Shore. Endorses Judge Lisa Neubauer for Wisconsin State Supreme Court.
5:09am
Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court. The clear choice for WI Supreme Court.
5:05am
IBEW Local 494. Statement on roundtable discussion with presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke.
5:02am
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wins first debate while Lisa Neubauer refuses to answer much of anything.

6:54am
Real Clear Politics. Wisconsin GOP worried but undaunted by 2020 prospects.
4:53am
Cap Times. Beto O'Rourke in Madison: Wisconsin is 'fundamental' to the presidency in 2020. WISC.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Hagedorn, Neubauer spar over political ties during Supreme Court debate.
4:40am
Politico. Swing-state senators become 2020 kingmakers.
4:33am
NBC 26. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates spar over partisanship.

Friday March 15, 2019

Governor

4:50pm
Gov. Evers. Declares State of Emergency for flooding. Executive Order #16.

3:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin leaders demand National Guard sex assault review.

Budget

4:47pm
RPW. ICYMI: Gov. Evers says $1.3 billion tax hike is "pretty close" to not raising taxes.

4:11am
U.S. News & World Report. AP FACT CHECK: Immigrants won't get better tuition than vets.
4:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Immigrants rally for Wisconsin driver's licenses.
4:08am
Daily Reporter. Evers calls $1.3 billion in tax increases 'small.'
4:07am
Cap Times. Explained: The fight over in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants, veterans.
4:05am
Superior Telegram. New Minong Ranger Station in Evers' budget.
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Evers' budget would invest $78M to expand high-speed internet.
4:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ray Cross makes pitch for new UW-Milwaukee chemistry building.
4:01am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Evers wants to expand Amtrak's Milwaukee to Chicago Hiawatha service.
4:00am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Remaining work on Zoo Interchange could begin summer 2020.
3:59am
Chippewa Herald. 'It's been getting worse': Legal organizations request more funding.
3:51am
WQOW. DHS leader promotes Medicaid expansion in Eau Claire.  WEAU.

Legislative

4:48pm
Rep. Neubauer. Wisconsin joins lawsuit against Pres. Trump's fake national emergency.
11:40am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Connecting with our communities.
11:38am
Rep. Macco. Requests Wisconsin DNR to enforce environmental laws against Ledgeview Farms, LLC. Noncompliance history.
10:46am
Sen. Marklein. Leading blue ribbon ideas on school funding reform.
9:48am
Sen. Larson. Statement regarding the horrendous whilte supremacist terrorist attack in New Zealand.
9:45am
Rep. Duchow. Holding constituent office hours Thursday, March 21st.
4:30am
Sen. Smith. Rolls back harsh penalties for local road budgets.
4:16am
Sen. Feyen, Rep. Thiesfeldt. Statement regarding flooding in Fond du Lac County.

4:06am
La Crosse Tribune. Bill would help Wisconsin doctors cross state lines.
3:57am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Assembly bill looks to allow district attorneys to work pro bono.
3:56am
WKOW. DIGGING DEEPER: "Not much progress" over the last decade on drunk driving laws.

State Agencies

4:51pm
PSC Chair Valcq Announces Commissioner's Office appointements. 
4:49pm
OCI. Offers advice for Wisconsin residents impacted by flooding.
3:41pm
SWIB. Awards incentive compensation based on five-year performance above benchmark returns and after all costs.
2:52pm
DNR. Public hearings provide opportunity to provide feedback for proposed permanent catfish rule.
2:51pm
DOJ. Companies agree to cover all costs for Fox River Cleanup.
2:50pm
DNR. Public hearings provide opportunity to provide feedback for proposed aquaculture rule.
2:42pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball jackpot climbs to 8th-highest all-time.
2:28pm
State Treasurer Godlewski. Is raising awareness of Consumer Rights Day.
2:26pm
DHS. State health officials warn the flu season is far from over.
2:24pm
DATCP. 72nd Alice in Dairyland top candidates announced.
11:39am
DHS. Melting snow and rain is causing flooding in Wisconsin.
9:53am
DATCP. Utility and government shams rock the consumer protection hotline.
4:19am
ETF. Preliminary investment performance.

3:48am
Fox 6. Tempers flare at public meeting to move state youth prison to Milwaukee.

Economy/Business

9:50am
WMC. Foundation report details need for talent attraction, upskilling of workers.

Environment/Outdoors

4:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Wolves prove resilient, but proposal could curtail expansion.

Statewide

4:18am
Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. Reporting on the situation in Wisconsin prisons.
4:17am
Cornucopia Institute. New report puts farmers back in charge of organic certification.

Education

2:40pm
UW System President Cross. Partner Fund for Wisconsin Scholars improves lives.

Local

4:23am
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Bria Smith receives Vel Phillips Trailblazer Award.

4:15am
Fox 11. Fond du Lac River cleared, officials concerned about more flooding.
3:57am
WXOW. Water continues to close roads.
3:54am
WKOW. Flooding causes road closures throughout southern Wisconsin.
3:53am
WISC. 'They don't care': Fort Atkinson man blames severe home flooding on DOT project.
3:52am
WFRV. Updated list of flooded roadways in Brown County.

Congress

2:53pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Taking submissions for Congressional Art Competition.
2:38pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan gray wolf delisting bill.
2:26pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Seeks Wounded Warrior fellow applications.
10:44am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Reintroduces bill to modernize voting rights.
4:10am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on border security vote.

4:33am
WSAW. Baldwin, Duffy push for legislation to change labeling on non-dairy products.

Politics

4:46pm
RPW. ICYMI: Hagedorn ad reveals liberal attempt to take over Supreme Court.
11:35am
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Hagedorn's decision put corporate profits before protecting kids and seniors.
9:52am
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Campaign releases TV ad: "Takeover."
9:47am
Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Endorsed by 13 more WI judges.

4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Eric Holder campaigns for Lisa Neubauer in state Supreme Court race. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Thursday March 14, 2019

Governor

12:55pm
Gov. Evers. And Sen. Baldwin call for comprehensive review of Wisconsin National Guard processes on sexual assault and harassment.

5:08am
La Crosse Tribune. Tony Evers says Wisconsin to join challenge to Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.
5:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers will sign offensive language bill despite his order.
4:38am
WJFW. Evers: Sites to replace Lincoln Hills 'always part of' discussion, local reps shouldn't be surprised.
4:37am
WAOW. Evers joins round table discussion with Hmong Americans in Wausau.

Budget

4:21pm
UW-Milwaukee. Cross, business leaders highlight need for new UWM Chemistry building.
2:59pm
Voces de la Frontera. Immigrant families & broad coalition fill the Capitol to restore driver licenses for all.
1:08pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Statement on Evers budget.
12:51pm
Rep. Pope. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Investment in Special Needs Education Must be a Priority. 
12:49pm
Rep. Pope. Republicans ignore public demand for special ed funding.

4:29am
Fox 6. WisDOT officials speak out on Gov. Evers' budget, calling for completion of Zoo Interchange Project.

Legislative

4:27pm
Sen. Darling. Legislation lowers costs for home dialysis.
12:39pm
Rep. Oldenburg. To hold in-district office hours.
11:42am
Wisconsin Medical Society. Statement on Interstate Medical Licensure Compact.
4:43am
Rep. Ballweg. Column: Early glimpse into this year's state budget.
4:42am
Rep. Ballweg. Announces Chronic Wasting Disease informational session.

4:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Crim calls poking of son with pen 'horrendous mistake.' Cap Times.
4:31am
Baraboo News Republic. Considine says Baraboo must join allies in tax fight against large retailers.
4:26am
WXPR. Rep. Swearingen says wedding barns raise issues, possible opportunities.
4:26am
NBC 15. Supporters testify about bill to remove derogatory work for people with disabilities.

State Agencies

4:22pm
DSPS Sec.-designee Crim. Leadership team now complete.
3:03pm
DATCP. Pfaff looks forward to continued partnership between agriculture, conservation advocates.
3:00pm
DOT. Frozen road declaration ends/Spring Thaw and Class II road restrictions take effect statewide on Saturday, March 16.
2:42pm
DNR. Spring snowmelt and rain can contaminate wells, well owners encouraged to be vigilant as the seasons change.
2:42pm
DHS. Butterball LLC recalls ground turkey products linked to salmonella infections.
12:54pm
Ready Wisconsin. Be flood smart this spring - Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 18-22.
10:29am
DATCP. Don't let identity theft be one of your spring break memories.
10:19am
DOT. Those celebrating St. Patrick's Day asked to be safe, responsible.
10:14am
Wisconsin Lottery. Pair of $50,000 Wisconsin wins in Wednesday Powerball.

4:30am
Fox 11. New youth prison to be built in Hortonia raises concerns.
4:25am
Fox 6. Relocation of Lincoln Hills youth prison spurs concern from Milwaukee leaders.

Economy/Business

12:48pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Wisconsin's banks support, celebrate ag industry.

4:49am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Kohler Co. says moving engine work to Mississippi a 'business decision.'
4:35am
Reuters. Why U.S. growers are betting the farm on soybeans amid China trade war.

Environment/Outdoors

4:36am
Fox 11. Tyco plans to pay for municipal water system for area with contaminated wells.

Statewide

12:57pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Upcoming events to explore value-added dairy.
12:42pm
Security Health Plan. Invests in the 2019 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit.
10:24am
Wisconsin American Legion. The American Legion celebrates 100 years.
10:20am
Wisconsin Library Association. Announces new Board of Directors.
10:17am
We Energies. Trust your gut: Don't fall for scam phone calls.

2:50pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Record flooding in Lodi, dozens of highways closed by high water, people evacuated in Fondy.
4:36am
WKOW. Rising water in Darlington threatens roads, basements.
4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Concerns over flooding rise as rain begins in Wisconsin.

Courts

11:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Board of Review for the Town of Delafield.

4:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP Legislature planning to intervene in Planned Parenthood case challenging abortion laws.

Education

2:45pm
UW-Stout. Unviersity among national leaders in game design, animation.
12:43pm
UW-Madison. Master glassblower's art, work on exhibit at Madison Children's Museum.
12:29pm
Marquette University. ManpowerGroup president to speak on March 21.
11:43am
Marquette University. Student named Newman Civic Fellow.
10:30am
UW-Stevens Point. Prepares for Trivia Five-O, the 50th year of the world's largest trivia contest.

Local

2:44pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Flooding update.
12:41pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Help find missing toddler Noelani Robinson.

4:29am
WSAW. Merrill residents launch recall effort against 5 aldermen.

Congress

4:25pm
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals. Praises Senator Baldwin for introducing workplace violence prevention legislation to protect health care workers following Wisconsin nurse's testimony.
3:02pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Senate vote to terminate President Trump's declaration of a national emergency.
2:46pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Stands up for Wisconsin agriculture industry.
12:52pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces reform to protect health care and social services workers from workplace violence.
12:44pm
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Dairy cooperative applauds federal bill outlawing mislabeling of non-dairy products.
10:28am
MGE Shareholders for Clean Energy. MGE uses Trump administration changes to avoid clean energy solutions.
10:25am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Risch. Stand up for America's dairy farmers.
10:13am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Merkley, Booker, Collins. Lead Senate introduction of landmark, bipartisan Equality Act.

2:47pm
Reuters. Senate rebukes Trump over wall but he vows veto.
12:53pm
The Hill. Dems offer bill to end tax break for investment-fund managers.
4:39am
AP. GOP senators appear ready to block Trump border declaration.

Politics

10:22am
One Wisconsin Now. State budget blunder shines light on Brian Hagedorn's dim view of open records.

4:34am
Juneau County Star Times. Judge Lisa Neubauer emphasizes commitment to public service with Reedsburg locals.

Wednesday March 13, 2019

Governor

3:12pm
Gov. Evers. And AG Kaul announce that Wisconsin joins multistate lawsuit challenging President Trump's national emergency.
5:10am
Milwaukee Council President Hamilton. Community voices must be heard before final decision on Youth Justice Facility.
5:09am
Sen. Fitzgerald, Rep. Jagler. Respond to Evers' Executive Order banning R-word.

11:53am
WISC. Evers among 5 governors opposing Trump plan to cut Great Lakes spending.
4:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers orders removal of offensive wording in state code.
4:36am
Cap Times. Construction to begin on Lincoln Hills replacements in Milwaukee, Outagamie County.

Budget

4:25pm
Rep. Taylor. $3 billion for Foxconn, but not $600 million for special education?
2:26pm
Lt. Gov. Barnes. Highlights Gov. Evers' $500,000 grant to fund water bottle filling stations in Wisconsin schools.
5:06am
Rep. Pronschinske. Appalled at tuition changes.

5:02am
WKOW. Republicans, Democrats spar over tuition budget proposal.
4:50am
Juneau County Star Times. Marklein voices skepticism on budget during visits to Mauston, Reedsburg.
4:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. Medicaid expansion baked into Tony Evers' budget, health agency leaders say. U.S. News & World Report.
4:30am
Cap Times. Health advocates, lawmakers say Tony Evers' health care plan is needed to disrupt disparities.
4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans say Tony Evers' $600 million boost for special education funding won't happen.
4:19am
WKBT. Gov. Evers' proposed $600 million dollars in special education funding to help local district needs.

Legislative

3:14pm
Water Quality Task Force. Announces informational hearings in Madison.
2:31pm
Rep. Tusler. Announces listening sessions for 2019-21 state budget.
12:33pm
Rep. Hebl. Circulates constitutional amendment to give Wisconsin citizens a direct voice.
11:50am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Republican leaders continued use of taxpayer funded private attorneys.
11:49am
Rep. Neylon. Statement on stadium tax vote.
11:43am
Sen. Smith. Column: Celebrating Women's History Month.
11:42am
Rep. Hebl. Statement on Sunshine Week.
11:41am
Rep. Meyers. To hold office hours in Ashland.

11:54am
WKOW. Committee to take input on bill to remove offensive words.
4:33am
WSAW. Wisconsin lawmakers come together for bipartisan Wisconsin Paper Caucus.
4:25am
Chippewa Herald. Senate committee grills PSC chair on costs of Evers' carbon-free electricity goal.

State Agencies

4:25pm
DATCP. Snow melt, rainfall demand caution in spreading manure.
4:24pm
WEDC. Wisconsin companies invited to take part in global trade venture to France and the United Kingdom in June.
3:12pm
DOR. Tax season in full swing.
12:26pm
DWD. January local employment and unemployment data released.
11:48am
DATCP. Plan ahead to avoid grandparent scams.
9:55am
DATCP. National Ag Day: Agriculture connects all of us.
9:51am
DATCP. Governor Evers recognizes work of the Dairy Task Force 2.0.

11:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State agencies step back from Walker-era CWD regulations.
4:28am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo residents raising awareness to end wildlife killing contests.
4:17am
WXOW. DATCP chief non-committal on taking over deer farm fences.

Economy/Business

4:27pm
Foxconn. Announces second-round winners of "Smart Cities-Smart Futures" competition.
11:46am
Isomark. 'Canary' device proves effective in multi-center study, publication says.

12:37pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Illinois border county says Wisconsin is downplaying the potential flood impact from Foxconn.
4:33am
Lexington Herald Leader. Small-engine maker moving work from Wisconsin to Mississippi.
4:29am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee hiring outlook lowest since start of 2017 in ManpowerGroup survey.
4:14am
Fox 11. U.S. DOD 2020 budget includes funding for frigate ship.

Environment/Outdoors

4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. EPA reports slight uptick in toxic releases for Wisconsin in 2017.

Statewide

11:44am
Wisconsin Budget Project. New budget framework lays out path to shared prosperity.
5:05am
Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs. Snowmobile clubs show support for re-opening trails.

4:22am
Racine Journal Times. Miller Park tax projected to end in March 2020.

Courts

12:39pm
Cap Times. Republican lawmakers seek to intervene in Planned Parenthood lawsuit against Wisconsin abortion laws.
11:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans to intervene in Planned Parenthood lawsuit.

Education

12:31pm
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Attorney Dean Strang to hold April 18 conversation on criminal justice reform.
9:55am
Marquette University. Receives two honors at annual Jesuit conference.
9:51am
UW-Stout. New graduate employment rate rises again, to 98.7 percent.
5:07am
UW-Stevens Point. 'Design your Future' - Art, design focused programs blend to enhance learning.

Local

3:13pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Ortiz-Velez. Committed to repairing Mitchell Park Domes.
9:50am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Partners with We Energies to restore osprey habitat in Fox River Park.

4:24am
Racine Journal Times. KR resolution sent back to committees; supervisors never received comments.
4:20am
Daily Reporter. Study finds Milwaukee Domes, public museum could share $300M building.

Congress

4:27pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Supports bipartisan bills to increase federal government transparency.
4:23pm
Bipartisan Policy Center. Presents 2019 Legislative Action Awards.
9:56am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin, U.S. Rep. Pascrell. Reintroduce tax reform to close tax loophole for millionaires and billionaires on Wall Street.

4:35am
AP. Compromise seek to limit president's emergency declarations.
4:17am
WEAU. Proposed legislation could help fix doctor shortage in rural areas of Wisconsin.
4:16am
Reuters. Pentagon sets limits on transgender troops.
4:15am
The Hill. GOP senators introduce bill to rein in president's emergency powers.

Politics

2:22pm
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. NRA endorses.
2:22pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Judge Neubauer earns conservationists' endorsement.
11:47am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Polluters cited in report contributed $11K+ to GOP candidates.
11:42am
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Hagedorn keeps Wisconsin voters in dark about paid speeches to hate group.
9:54am
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Lisa Neubauer's big supporter Eric Holder wants a liberal takeover of the judiciary. Does Neubauer agreee?
5:14am
RPW. Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer's canddiacy built on house of lies.

Tuesday March 12, 2019

Governor

4:09pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #15 relating to inclusive language in administrative rules.
11:48am
Gov. Evers. Moves forward on plans to close Lincoln Hills.

1:25pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State selects sites for two Lincoln Hills replacment facilities.
1:24pm
Fox 11. Youth prison to be built near New London.
1:17pm
U.S. News & World Report. Tavern lobby: Hold private events after Evers' decision.
10:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No liquor licenses for wedding barns? Tavern League tells members to host more private events in wake of Evers decision.

Budget

4:44pm
Rep. Duchow. Opposes Governor's illegal immigrant tuition plan.
4:18pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. On Governor Evers's misaligned military priorities.
2:10pm
Rep. Milroy. Statement on GOP antics related to veterans.
1:30pm
Rep. Steffen. Gov. Evers prioritizes illegal immigrants over veterans.
1:29pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Disgusted by Governor's treatment toward veterans.
1:14pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on misleading GOP attacks.
1:14pm
Rep. Anderson. Stop pitting us against one another.
11:49am
Sen. Feyen. Gov. Evers prioritizes illegal immigrants over veterans.
11:44am
Rep. Sargent. Women's health community supports Governor Evers' "Healthy Women, Healthy Babies" initiatives.
10:46am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Advocacy community, legislators applaud Health Women, Healthy Babies budget proposal.
9:50am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Evers' budget puts illegal immigrants ahead of veterans.
9:32am
Reps. James, Skowronski, Ott, Spiros, Kurtz. Assembly Republican veterans speak out against Gov. Evers' budget proposal. LFB Memo.

1:20pm
River Falls Journal. Evers in Hudson: Medicaid expansion would fund emergency detention issue.
1:18pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers' budget will begin conversation about state's roads, stakeholders hope.
1:18pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Confusion remains over PFAS regulation.
10:56am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats seek support to create student loan refinancing authority. 
4:29am
Racine Journal Times. Evers budget would provide $4M more to Unified, would not solve deficit.
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers' budget would add funding for UW-Extension.
4:25am
WEAU. Groundwater quality a focus for Gov. Evers and local health officials.

Legislative

3:57pm
Rep. Crowley. Statement on appointment to the Juvenile Corrections Grant Committee.
1:28pm
Reps. Krug, Shankland. Legislators announce bipartisan Wisconsin Paper Caucus.
1:13pm
Wisconsin Paper Council. Applauds creation of the Wisconsin Paper Caucus.
10:48am
Rep. Sinicki. Backs U.S. Women's Soccer Team in pay equity lawsuit.
5:09am
Rep. Kurtz. Column: Partisan politics or lack of knowledge motivate Governor's border decision.

State Agencies

2:09pm
DSPS. Provides important consumer protection resources for students impacted by closure of Argosy University and the Art Institutes.
2:08pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball jackpot at $448 million ahead of Wednesday draw.
1:29pm
DNR. Weekly news.
9:33am
Department of Tourism. Hosts annual conference in the Wisconsin Dells.
9:29am
AG Kaul. Ends use of "Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Acknowledgement" form at DOJ.

4:25am
Madison.com. State finds two dozen possible cases of voter fraud over past year.

Economy/Business

5:15am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconn Valley Venture Fund names manager.
4:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Proposed Kenosha County solar farm could feature Wisconsin's first utility-scale battery.

Environment/Outdoors

4:28am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Second sampling of southwest Wisconsin groundwater study planned for April.

Statewide

3:22pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Farm groups organize around Dairy Together Roadshow.

Courts

9:10am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Zachary S. Friedlander.

Education

12:10pm
UW-Stout. Retired veteran learning creative skills as he pursues second degree.
11:46am
Marquette University. Receives $1 million gift to advance women in business; speaker series named in honor of June and Herman Loebl.
5:11am
Marquette University. Student media honored by the Wisconsin Broadcaster's Association and Wisconsin Newspaper Association.

4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System turning to software to reduce graduation gaps between students of color, peers.

Local

11:45am
Milwaukee Common Council. DNC Convention a super win for Milwaukee.

4:33am
Racine Journal Times. County Board to vote Tuesday on Highway KR land acquisition resolution.

Congress

1:27pm
Voces de la Frontera. Congress introduces the Dream and Promise Act to protect immigrant youth & refugee families.
5:10am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Releases response from Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding FOIA request on Wisconsin raids.
5:08am
Clean Wisconsin, Milwaukee Water Commons. Trump budget fails to protect Great Lakes, address water infrastructure needs.

10:57am
NBC News. 'We need to pass the Equality Act': Sen. Baldwin makes case for LGBTQ bill.
4:35am
AP. Trump seeks cuts for cleanup of Great Lakes, other waterways.
4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Federal government overstated criminal histories of those arrested in ICE raid, Pocan says.
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Records show ICE kept Dane County officials in the dark, called residents 'radical.' WKOW.

Politics

10:47am
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Hagedorn supports court action that would criminalize abortion in Wisconsin.
9:34am
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Neubauer believes outside cash is "toxic"...unless it benefits her campaign.
5:12am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Wisconsin labor welcomes 2020 DNC to Milwaukee.
5:06am
North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters. Statement on 2020 DNC Milwaukee announcement.
5:05am
RPW. Milwaukee's socialist history made convention site an obvious choice.

10:55am
USA Today. Analysis: Selection of Milwaukee for Democratic convention loaded with political significance.
4:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin emerges as the top 2020 battleground.
4:34am
WTMJ. Plans for $50 million in security for DNC already underway.
4:33am
WISC. Democrats, Republicans cheer decision to have Milwaukee host DNC in 2020.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee wins tight race to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

Monday March 11, 2019

Governor

3:37pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Evers to kick off Conservation Lobby Day.
1:08pm
MacIver Institute. Celebrates Sunshine Week, calls on Gov. Evers to carry on tradition set by Walker.
4:59am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Response to Executive Order #14 concerning photo IDs for voting.

4:08am
WTMJ. Governor Tony Evers: Don't expect 13,000 Foxconn jobs 'anytime soon.'

Budget

1:12pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Tony Evers administration stepping up with real common sense solutions to take on $1.5 trillion student loan debt crisis.
1:10pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Opposes election security funding allocated to non-security functions in Governor's budget.
1:08pm
Rep. Murphy. Statement on Evers' student loan refinancing study.

10:24am
Daily Reporter. Evers would eliminate 'swap' mandate for federal transportation money.
5:09am
Racine Journal Times. Evers proposes $6.7M for Parkside fire alarm upgrades, Ellsworth plans deferred.
5:06am
WISC. E-cigarettes, vapes would be taxed like tobacco products under Gov. Evers' budget proposal.
4:42am
WiscNews. Tony Evers' budget leaves out some marquee liberal policies.
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers' budget includes $45M to expand rail service between Milwaukee, Chicago.
4:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Conservation groups split on Tony Evers' stewardship strategy.
4:09am
La Crosse Tribune. 'Like a boxing match'; Local legislators talk state budget at UW-L, prepare for drawn-out process.
4:06am
WJFW. Evers announces state funding for county forest road aid.

Legislative

3:35pm
Rep. Magnafici. To hold in-district listening sessions.

4:24am
Fox 6. Rep. Sanfelippo to re-introduce bill to shut down massage parlors where sexual favors are offered.
4:12am
NBC 15. Dane County Board works to ban killing contests.

State Agencies

4:44pm
DOT. Ready for Wisconsin's Spring Election?
3:37pm
DOT. Record number of Amtrak Hiawatha.
2:04pm
DFI. Investigation leads to investment fraud conviction in Chippewa Falls.
1:19pm
DOR. Former Village of Lake Hallie business owner found guilty of operating after revocation of a seller's permit and commercial gambling crimes.
5:00am
DOT. Governor Evers announces nearly $285,000 in county forest road aid.

4:40am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin AG Kaul supports national law to combat robocalls and phone scams.
4:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. New state superintendent sees early childhood education as key to closing racial gap.

Economy/Business

2:09pm
Reuters. U.S retail sales rebound but not enough to jolt slowing economy.
4:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmers expected to take on more debt despite improved income.
4:34am
Racine Journal Times. Taxpayers have spent more than $225 million on roads around Foxconn.

Environment/Outdoors

5:03am
Duluth News Tribune. Top Evers aide says Foxconn air, water permits deemed 'appropriate.'
4:21am
Wisconsin Watch. Most nitrate, coliform in Kewaunee County wells tied to animal waste.
4:10am
Chicago Tribune. Wetlands being filled in, silt spilling into Des Plaines River due to Foxconn development, Lake County study finds. Chicago Daily Herald.

Statewide

1:04pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Building off past success, Solar for Good pledges to supply Wisconsin nonprofits with more solar energy.
10:18am
Wisconsin Women in Government. Kristen Soltis Anderson to headline Wisconsin Women in Government Annual Gala May 15th.
4:58am
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wisconsin. State finalists compete for Youth of the Year.
4:57am
Arts Wisconsin. Legislative hearings on creative sector development and Arts Day 2019.

4:20am
AP. Decline in readers, ads leads hundreds of newspapers to fold.
4:18am
Governing. After years of new voting restrictions, momentum swings the other way.

Courts

4:53am
CBS 58. 'We would have to shut down': Farmers relieved Evers won't force wedding barns to get liquor licenses.
4:18am
WFRV. Evers won't force wedding barns to get liquor licenses.

Education

3:40pm
UW System. Provost Guifoile appointed UW-Stout interim Chancellor.
2:03pm
UW-Stout. Civil LIberties Symposium: Defending free speech, hearing different sides.

Local

1:06pm
Madison Assessor Drea. Statement on commercial property valuation.
11:59am
Madison Traffic Engineering Division. Renee Callaway hired as the City's new Pedestrian Bicycle Administrator.

5:04am
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee County Jail to stop cooperating with ICE agents.

Congress

3:36pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges inclusion of contractor back pay in upcoming disaster package.

4:25am
WSAW. As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care.
4:25am
Reuters. Trump's budget seeks 5 percent cut in non-defense spending: OMB.
4:22am
Politico. Trump to seek $8.6 billion to finish border wall before 2020 election.

Politics

3:41pm
Rep. Crowley. Milwaukee Rising.
3:40pm
Milwaukee Ald. Perez. DNC 2020 convention a huge win for Milwaukee.
3:38pm
Rep. Myers. Statement regarding Milwaukee hosting the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
3:35pm
Sen. Taylor. Celebrates DNC announcement.
2:08pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Milwaukee hosting the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
1:09pm
DPW. Statement on Milwaukee 2020 announcement.
12:02pm
2020 Democratic National Convention. Milwaukee named host city.
11:57am
DNC. Milwaukee to host 2020 Democratic National Convention.
10:23am
Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council. Statement on Milwaukee being selected to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
10:04am
IBEW Local 494.  Statement on Milwaukee being selected to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
9:32am
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Milwaukee Police Association endorses.
4:56am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Judicial recusal & voter turnout  - critical issues in WI Supreme Court election.

2:11pm
Cap Times. Democrats bringing their 2020 national convention to Milwaukee.
9:54am
Fox 11. Milwaukee to host DNC in 2020.
4:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Outside spending in Supreme Court election heavily favors Lisa Neubauer over Brian Hagedorn.
4:19am
WKBT. Local judge: The upcoming Wisconsin Supreme Court election could impact all in state.
4:15am
The Hill. Supreme Court race sets up new battle for Wisconsin.

Friday March 8, 2019

Budget

12:02pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Announces budget listening sessions.
11:57am
OCI. Highlights Gov. Evers' investment in Medigap Helpline for Wisconsin seniors.
5:06am
Rep. Billings. Praises Gov. Evers' investments in Wisconsin.
5:06am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Statement regarding the 2019-21 Wisconsin State Capital Budget.

4:57am
WSAW. Secretary designee of DATCP touts Gov. Evers budget proposal.
4:44am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Evers' capital budget includes funding for $100 million MCW cancer research facility.
4:31am
Racine Journal Times. Evers' budget includes $39M for new 800-bed unit at Ellsworth Correctional.
4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers unveils $2.5B Capital Budget.
4:27am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Evers announces backing for new UW-EC science building.
4:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers proposes $2.5 billion budget for state building projects.
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Education officials welcome Evers' proposal to fully fund school breakfast.
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Convention Center not included in Evers' Capital Budget but supporters still eye expansion.
4:19am
WDIO. Evers recommends funding for 4 northern Wis. projects.
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Southwestern legislators predict a typical budget process.
4:16am
WAOW. DOT weighs in on Evers' budget proposal.
4:11am
Fox 11. Governor Tony Evers looks to implement automatic voter registration in Wisconsin.

Legislative

4:31pm
Rep. Hebl. Statement on International Women's Day.
2:14pm
Rep. Subeck. On International Women's Day, supports the #BalanceforBetter campaign.
11:56am
Rep. Pronschinske. Raises for the same work?
10:26am
Rep. Hesselbein. #Balanceforbetter on International Women's Day.
10:25am
Sen. Marklein. Column: What are you doing about water?

4:55am
WBAY. Victim families, lawmakers renew push requiring prison in OWI homicide cases.
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP leader says Preston Cole qualified to run DNR, but also must be independent.
4:14am
NBC 15. Assembly committee discusses expungement reform bill.
4:08am
U.S. News & World Report. Senate Republican grills Wisconsin DNR chief at hearing.

State Agencies

2:16pm
DATCP. Reminds farmers to report storm losses, offers resources.
2:15pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Military veteran claims $50,000 Powerball prize.
1:05pm
DOR. Notices sent to owners of $4.6 million in unclaimed property.
12:58pm
ETF. Announces WRS annuity adjustments.
12:56pm
DHS. Relaunches tobacco prevention campaign to address youth E-cigarette epidemic.
10:29am
DNR. National Groundwater Awareness Week highlights importance of water resource found deep within Wisconsin.
5:04am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
4:30am
WDVA. In less than one year 500 veterans enrolled in program that helps at-risk individuals.

2:19pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Pension payments to hold steady for most retired public employees in the WRS, state officials say.
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Dane County officials overturned 2005 child abuse finding in case involving Evers cabinet pick.
4:24am
WBAY. Lt. Governor visits NWTC's Great Lakes Energy Education Center.
4:22am
Cap Times. Evers' cabinet secretaries say Foxconn deal moving in 'relatively positive fashion.'

Economy/Business

1:00pm
Reuters. U.S. February job growth weakest in nearly one and a half years.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR finds Foxconn's environmental permits pass muster in new review ordered by Tony Evers.

Environment/Outdoors

4:12am
NBC 26. Local officials respond to new wolf proposal.

Statewide

4:29pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Proud to support Stone Creek Coffee Worker's Union.
10:28am
WI Land+Water. To host 66th Annual Conference for conservation and resource professionals.
10:23am
Wisconsin's Green Fire. Releases Opportunities Now - An Analysis of Priority Issues and Actions for Wisconsin's Natural Resources.

4:15am
WISN. Anti-weed forums highlight dangers of drug.

Courts

1:02pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Governor Evers agrees with WILL on legal status of wedding barns.

4:21am
Cap Times. AG Josh Kaul asks court to dismiss wedding barn lawsuit.
4:16am
The Hill. Federal judge lifts last of injunctions against transgender military ban.

Education

4:34pm
UW-Platteville. International student crosses ocean to pursue education degree.
4:33pm
UW-Milwaukee. Zilber School of Public Health receives $2.5 million gift for scholarships.
4:32pm
UW-Platteville. Engineering partnership renewed in Fox Valley.
2:12pm
UW-Madison. Study confirms horseshoe crabs are really relatives of spiders, scorpions.

Local

2:17pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. In honor of International Women's Day.
12:54pm
Green New Deal. Madison Common Council to hold vote on climate resolution.
4:28am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces Carrie Springer as new Legislative Liaison.

4:19am
Fox 6. Milwaukee County Board committee approves resolution supporting driver's licenses for all.

Congress

12:10pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on H.R. 1
11:53am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Celebrates House passage of For the People Act.
4:29am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. STUDY: Johnson ranked one of most effective senators.

4:10am
WBAY. Pentagon may tap military pay, pensions for border wall.
4:09am
Politico. Fearing mass GOP defections, Trump leans in to emergency fight.

Politics

1:03pm
DPW. A series of unfortunate headlines: Brian Hagedorn's not good, very bad week.
12:11pm
One Wisconsin Now. State Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn a no-show at state big business gathering.
12:03pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Electioneering groups weigh in on WI Supreme Court race.

4:13am
WISC. Anti-hate leaders denounce conservative Supreme Court candidate: 'Keep hate out of our courtrooms.'

Thursday March 7, 2019

Governor

3:47am
WJFW. Gov. Evers stresses patience, waiting on more research before acting on CWD.

Budget

3:28pm
UW System President Cross. Statement on govenror's proposed Capital Budget.
1:51pm
UW-Eau Claire Student Senate. Tony Evers announces first portion of funding for new UW-Eau Claire Science Building is included in budget.
1:29pm
Rep. Summerfield. Statement on governor's Capital Budget announcement.
1:28pm
Sen. Smith. Column: First glance at Governor Evers' budget.
1:17pm
UW-Eau Claire. Governor Evers announces support for UW-Eau Claire Science and Health Sciences Building.
1:14pm
Gov. Evers. Announces 2019-2021 Capital Budget recommendations.
11:25am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Budget explainer: The administrative state.
11:19am
Transportation Development Association. New TDA On the Go podcast episode examines Governor Evers' proposed transportation budget.
11:16am
Sen. Smith, Rep. Emerson. Statement regarding Governor Evers' Capital Budget request for UW-Eau Claire's Science Hall.
11:12am
Sen. Hansen, Rep. Gruszynski. Governor Evers Capital Budget supports Wisconsin tourism and economic development in Green Bay.
11:08am
Gov. Evers. Announces $109 million capital investment at UW-Eau Claire.
5:33am
Dept of Tourism. Governor's budget calls for more funding for roads, recreation.

3:52am
WKBT. Gov. Tony Evers' proposed public defender raise could save tax dollars in La Crosse County.
3:50am
WFRV. Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes talks education at NWTC.
3:50am
NBC 15. DOT and Dept. of Tourism explain why the two agencies need to work together.

Legislative

3:23pm
Rep. Steffen. Testifies in favor of Assembly Bill 33.
11:22am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Baffled by Republican objection to reducing childhood lead poisoning.
11:14am
Rep. Emerson. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: A Budget for the People.
11:10am
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Tauchen. Shawano County legislators applaud federal action on wolf protections.

3:43am
Beloit Daily News. Loudenbeck works to introduce bills to expand Minority Teacher Loan Program.

State Agencies

1:24pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin adds 4,900 total non-farm jobs, 6,000 private-sector jobs in January.
1:16pm
WEDC. City of Prairie du Chein receives $250,000 state grant to support development of The Waterfront Hotel.
11:24am
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Board approves $5.3 million for community projects.

4:02am
WISC. Wisconsin Guard: Congressman, Guard member who criticized Gov. Evers did nothing wrong.

Economy/Business

3:54am
CNBC. Health records giant Epic temporarily halts additions to its app store because of privacy concerns.

Environment/Outdoors

3:46am
WXOW. Federal plans to lift wolf protections would trigger hunt.

Statewide

3:53am
USA Today. Car crashes, psychosis, suicide: Is the drive to legalize marijuana ignoring major risks?

Courts

3:24pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Evers admin. prolongs uncertainty for wedding barn owners.
1:50pm
Dane County Circuit Court Branch 2. Farmview Event Barn v. Tony Evers - defendants' answer to complaint.

3:53am
AP. Ahead of court ruling, Census Bureau seeks citizenship data.

Education

1:32pm
UW System. Enhances efforts to address achievement gaps.
1:25pm
UW-Stout. DPI assistant director: More teachers of color needed.
11:09am
UW-Stout. Students, staff pack 25,000 meals to help feed the hungry.

Local

1:22pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Dimitrijevic. City and County of Milwaukee to partner on providing 100 doulas for improved birth outcomes.
1:18pm
Madison Metro Sewerage District. To host customer and community meeting.
5:36am
MGE Shareholders for Clean Energy. Why is MGE afraid of 100% renewable energy.

3:51am
WEAU. Western part of Wisconsin has the lowest early childhood vaccination rates in the state.
3:47am
WTMJ. Kenosha County Sheriff concerned about impact of Illinois' recreational pot proposal.
3:45am
Portage Daily Register. Rural well owners encouraged to test drinking water, especially those living near coal-fired power plants.
3:41am
Cap Times. Madison receives state grant to buy 20 electric vehicles.

Congress

11:15am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Talks national emergency, border security on Fox News.
11:06am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Cornyn. Introduce bipartisan legislation to protect veterans' economic security.
5:39am
U.S. Reps. Kind, Sensenbrenner. Introduce bipartisan bill to manage and prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease.

3:56am
WSAW. Senate and House Democrats try again for debt-free college.
3:48am
CBS 58. Lawmakers introduce bill aimed at stopping chronic wasting disease.

Politics

11:20am
One Wisconsin Now. Brian Hagedorn still hiding what he said in his speeches to hate group.
11:14am
Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Announces scheduled joint forums and debates.

3:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Supreme Court hopeful defends views on gay rights.
3:49am
WISN. Mayor Barrett brushes off concern over 2020 DNC announcement delay.
3:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Supreme Court hopeful Hagedorn, former Walker aide, says he'll keep politics off the bench.

Wednesday March 6, 2019

Governor

4:50pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Fred Clark to Natural Resources Board.
2:11pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Thrilled about the $30 million investment in the Alliant Energy Center.
11:41am
Gov. Evers. Announces $30 million investment in Alliant Energy Center expansion.

2:12pm
WKOW. Evers announces $30 million for Alliant Energy Center.
4:29am
NBC 15. Evers stands by Cabinet pick charged with abuse.

Budget

3:08pm
DWD Sec.-designee Frostman. Tours Carpenters Union Training Center in Kaukauna, discusses budget.
11:50am
DHS Sec.-designee Palm. Governor Evers makes historic investments in health care coverage and access.

2:24pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. School administrators back Evers' plan for education funding.
4:48am
WKBT. Gov. Evers proposed budget could help La Crosse County's $121 million in road needs.
4:47am
WXPR. DNR Sec.-designee Cole says 5 water scientists in proposed budget. WJFW.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers' budget proposes extending eligibility for driver's licenses, in-state tuition to immigrants.
4:44am
La Crosse Tribune. Governor's budget includes higher wage for lawyers representing poor people.
4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Barnes: Republicans creating own budget ignores will of the people.
4:40am
Reedsburg Times-Press. Lt. Gov. Barnes promotes internet expansion in Reedsburg.
4:39am
Beloit Daily News. Local municipalities support Evers' budget.
4:30am
WQOW. Evers says dust needs to settle on budget proposal.
4:29am
WXOW.  A gas tax hike is included in the Governor's Transportation Budget.

Legislative

4:55pm
Wisconsin Builders Association. Hosts 2019 Advocacy Day.
4:47pm
Rep. Oldenburg. Youth apprenticeship bill moves forward.
4:46pm
Trout Unlimited Wisconsin. Statement on introduction of LRB-1244: Water pollution credits.
3:07pm
Sen. Tiffany. Statement on the plan to lift wolf protections.
11:56am
Rep. Ballweg. Named chair of Speaker's Task Force on Suicide Prevention.
11:53am
Speaker Vos. Announces new Task Force on Suicide Prevention.
9:40am
Sen. Darling, Rep. Nygren. Welcome Step Therapy Coalition. 

2:23pm
WISC. Vos sets up suicide prevention task force.
4:28am
U.S. News & World Report. Lawmaker revives bill making bestiality a felony.

State Agencies

4:54pm
DNR. Migratory bird hunting season proposals for 2019 now available for public input.
3:09pm
U.S. News & World Report. DNR chief promises businesses consistent regulatory approach.
9:39am
AG Kaul. Urges Congress to take action against robocalls.
8:51am
DWD Sec.-designee Frostman. Meets with Iron Workers Local 383, discusses apprenticeships, tours training center.
4:51am
DCF. Division and policy leadership announced.

4:33am
Racine Journal Times. Barca: Evers officials are speaking weekly with Foxconn.

Economy/Business

11:51am
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.

2:22pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin export growth in 2018 well behind national average.
9:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin might not get a Foxconn plant of any size, analysts say.
7:53am
Reuters. 'We need it now': U.S. farm country pins hopes on China trade deal.
5:51am
CNBC. Farmer sentiment takes hit amid growing worries over trade war.
5:50am
Reuters. Mexican farmers urge 'mirror' tariffs on Trump's rural base.
4:49am
Governing. Corporate tax deals may be public, but what happens next is often secret.
4:41am
New York Times. U.S. budget deficit up 77 percent so far this budget year.

Environment/Outdoors

2:15pm
U.S. News & World Report. AP NewsBreak: U.S. plans to lift protections for gray wolves.

Statewide

9:38am
National Taxpayers Union. Leah Vukmir joins as Vice President of State Affairs.
9:37am
Wisconsin Paper Council. Announces new addition to its executive leadership team.
4:54am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Members attend National Farmers Union Convention.

4:39am
USA Today. U.S. deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide hit highest level since record-keeping began.

Courts

11:54am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Court interpreter training planned for Milwaukee.

4:36am
Cap Times. Wisconsin joins multi-state lawsuit challenging Trump administration abortion 'gag rule.'

Education

2:10pm
UW-Stout. Watershed conference includes key lessons from LAKES REU.
12:46pm
Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. 2019 Herb Kohl Foundation Excellence Scholarship, Initiative Scholarship, Fellowship and Leadership Award recipients announced.
12:45pm
UW-Madison. Engineered microbe may be key to producing plastic from plants.
12:44pm
UW-Platteville. Grads published in New Teacher Advocate.
12:43pm
UW-Platteville. Inspirations of NARCOS to be Distinguished Lecturers.
12:00pm
UW-System. Regent Scholar grant recpients to be honored for research, innovation, entrepreneurship.
11:52am
UW-Stout. School of Art and Design stresses safety along with creativity.
11:50am
UW-Stout. Professor receives UW System grant to research software security.

Local

11:55am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Come join our team!
4:56am
City of Monona. Adopts clean energy resolution.

4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Counties, tribe sign pact to fight runoff in Green Bay.
4:31am
WUWM. As Beloit proposal looms, a look at why the Kenosha casino deal didn't work out.
4:30am
WBAY. Four counties and Oneida National sign Water Quality Pact.

Congress

4:53pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Senator Schatz and Congressman Pocan in reintroducing legislation to end student loan debt crisis.
4:51pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Department of Interior gray wolf announcement.
2:09pm
U.S. Reps. Pocan, Schatz. Reintroduce legislation to end student loan debt crisis.
9:35am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to protect rights of disabled airplane passengers.
4:55am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Ad campaign thanks Reps. Kind and Gallagher, targets tariffs.

7:51am
The Hill. GOP hunts for unified strategy in emergency declaration fight.
4:41am
The Hill. Senate GOP eyes big vote against Trump.

Politics

4:15pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin contributors gave record $10.3M to electioneering groups in 2018.
10:00am
One Wisconsin Now. Major conservative groups agree: Brian Hagedorn's extremism and homophobia have no place on state high court.
9:36am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Record $35.8M spent on fall legislative races in 2018.

4:19pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate won't guarantee recusal from Act 10 cases, even though he helped draft it.
7:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In a blow to conservatives, a national business group is staying out of the Wisconsin Supreme Court race.
4:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Record $36 million spent on Wisconsin legislative races in 2018.

Tuesday March 5, 2019

Governor

3:42pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Evers pushes DMV on voter ID.
11:17am
RPW. ICYMI: Gov. Evers' cabinet secretaries get double-digit raises.
4:10am
Survival Coalition. Statement on Executive Order #14 improving accessibility of DMV and DOT-issued voter ID's.
4:09am
Disability Vote Coalition. Welcomes increased access to voter identification.

7:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Eleven members of Gov. Tony Evers' cabinet are making 10 percent or more over Scott Walker's appointees.
3:56am
Cap Times. Tony Evers orders DOT to develop plan to make voter ID documents more accessible.
3:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Note: Walker wished Evers well, told him to stay connected. 
3:30am
Racine Journal Times. City of Racine, Evers look to expand access to voting.

Budget

1:34pm
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Gov. Evers' budget: A first look.

1:39pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers says Wisconsin has 'disrepected science as a way to solve problems.'
11:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Governor's budget would expand services to offenders with mental health needs.
11:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers says he will veto budget if it doesn't reflect interests of Wisconsinites.
4:04am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo welcomes Evers' plan for state road aid.
3:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Continued UW tuition freeze, interstate projects unlikely without tax increases, Gov. Tony Evers says.
3:48am
Fox 6. Should undocumented immigrants be allowed to obtain driver's licenses? Gov. Evers says yes.
3:47am
WSAW. Gov. Evers talks tuition freeze, increased spending on state budget tour.
3:45am
WKBT. Local political science expert says current redistricting format fails voters.
3:43am
WBAY. How Governor Evers' transportation plan will affect Northeast Wisconsin.
3:42am
Fox 11. I-41, between De Pere and Appleton, "very high on the list" for possible expansion. WFRV.
3:39am
WISC. Evers' budget seeks to expand rural broadband to $78 million: 'Don't overlook rural communities.'
3:38am
WKOW. Will this be the year to close "Dark store" loophole? how it impacts you.
3:36am
WJFW. Gov. Evers' proposal to cap enrollment on voucher school program worries participating schools.
3:35am
WXOW. Lt. Gov. Barnes learns about local school programs.
3:33am
Door County Daily News. Kewaunee County Sheriff supports new state identification proposal.
3:32am
Racine Journal Times. Barca: Education and transportation key issues in budget.

Legislative

2:31pm
Sen. Schachtner. Completes tour of all school districts in Senate District 10.
1:03pm
Reps. Loudenbeck, Fields; Sen. Kooyenga. Bill introduced to expand Minority Teacher Loan Program. 

3:44am
WEAU. Pronschinski unveils bill aimed to help volunteer firefighters, EMS.
3:37am
WAOW. Assembly panel to take input on criminal record expungement.
3:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP leaders raise alarm over Tony Evers cabinet pick's 2005 child abuse case.

State Agencies

3:45pm
DMA. New deployable communications equipment assists public safety during Birkebeiner race.
3:16pm
State Treasurer Godlewski. Local communities receive financing to respond to extreme weather events.
1:04pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Wednesday's Powerball jackpot reaches $381 million.
1:01pm
DNR. Weekly news.
10:57am
DATCP. Overwhelmed by medical bills? Seek help!
10:21am
OCI. Insurance Commission urges Wisconsinites to evaluate flood insurance needs before snow melts.

3:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DATCP takes nearly 2.1K hemp grower, producer applications.
3:31am
Fox 11. NWTC, DHS take aim at Wisconsin nursing shortage.
3:31am
WKBT. Lt. Gov. Barnes touts 'Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin' program in Cashton.

Economy/Business

10:52am
Wisconsin Technology Council. March Madness: Students have month to enter 'Wisconsin YES!' business plan contest by April 5.
10:19am
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Rock' Mackie to discuss new UW Health role at March 26 Innovation Network luncheon.

2:22pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn eyeing office building near state Capitol.
3:50am
Bloomberg. Evidence grows that Trump's trade wars are hitting U.S. economy.
3:41am
WISC. 'I wouldn't bet the farm on it': Experts pump brakes on industrial hemp hype.

Environment/Outdoors

1:42pm
AP. New Mexico sues U.S. Air Force over groundwater contamination.
4:03am
Chippewa Herald. Report: industry data show groundwater pollution prevalent at coal-fired power plants.

Statewide

10:14am
Health Watch Wisconsin. Welcomes change-makers to Wisconsin.
10:13am
PDPW. 2019 Business Conference is the one-stop shop for cutting-edge research and speakers.
10:12am
Arts Wisconsin. Arts Day 2019.

Courts

2:30pm
DOJ. Wisconsin joins 20 AG's challenging new Title X restrictions on women's reproductive health care.
1:00pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses March 2019.

3:46am
U.S. News & World Report. California sues over U.S. abortion rule; 20 states to follow.

Education

1:45pm
UW-Stout. Snowstorms have kept grounds crew plowing days, nights, weekends.

3:46am
AP. Proposed order on campus speech follows wave of complaints.

Local

3:15pm
City of Fitchburg. Receives Special Recognition Award for demonstrating solar excellence.

3:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison shutting down contaminated well while insisting water is safe.

Congress

3:17pm
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. And the American Medical Association sue Trump.
1:32pm
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Supports Senator Baldwin's Hire Student Veterans Act.
1:02pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Discusses trade on 'Squawk Box.'
10:20am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Ernst. Introduce bipartisan legislation to improve transportation access for workers and families.

Politics

10:55am
One Wisconsin Now. Extremist group that demands allegiance to their agenda of rewriting Constitution to outlaw birth control and ban abortion in all circumstances endorses Brian Hagedorn.
4:08am
RPW. ICYMI: Lisa Neubauer reverses course on special interest spending.

10:23am
WISC. Courtney steps down as Wisconsin GOP head after Walker loses.
3:34am
La Crosse Tribune. Holder spending $350,000 to help Neubauer for Supreme Court.

Monday March 4, 2019

Governor

3:21pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Statements on Gov. Tony Evers' Executive Order increasing access to state ID.
2:06pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #14 related to accessibility of DMV facilities and DOT-issued voter identification.

Budget

4:02pm
WI Land+Water. Applauds Governor Evers' prioritizing conservation in 2019-21 Executive Budget.
3:50pm
Rep. Subeck. Stands with Governor Evers' efforts to combat Medicaid fraud.
10:20am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Time to repeal minimum markup law.
10:02am
Dairy Business Association. Driver's license for non-citizens needed.
5:08am
The Arc Wisconsin. Reacts to Governor's budget: Will work for bi-partisan support.

11:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dentists say Gov. Evers' proposed budget is a mixed bag.
11:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers' budget beefs up water and energy programs but faces uncertainty with lawmakers.
5:19am
WQOW. UW-Eau Claire officials say Evers' budget proposal will stabilize funding.
5:13am
Cap Times. 6 pieces of Tony Evers' budget that will face strong Republican opposition. 
5:02am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: State senator says GOP will hold line against tax hikes.
5:01am
WJFW. Local public defender office applauds call by Evers, GOP for better hourly pay.
5:00am
Chippewa Herald. Gov. Tony Evers wants plan for detecting toxic PFAS in drinking water. 
4:53am
WEAU. Gov. Evers stops in La Crosse following budget address.
4:53am
WISC. Gov. Evers' budget plan increases school funding by $1.4 billion, changes complex funding formula.
4:50am
Fox 6. Gov. Evers hits the road to promote budget proposal: 'We have things that need to be addressed.'
4:49am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Lt. Gov. talks state budget at EC school.
4:44am
Beloit Daily News. WisDOT secretary talks of gas tax, I-39/90 construction.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers touts proposed labor law changes after budget address.
4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR Secretary Cole says new funding needed to improve water quality. 
4:38am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Evers' budget drops WEDC's $10 million talent attraction request.
4:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers budget has no new move against chronic wasting disease.
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Splits on gas tax, markup law show difficult path for Gov. Tony Evers' transportation plan.
4:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Support for dental therapists growing, but Wisconsin Dental Association remains opposed.

Legislative

3:19pm
Rep. Anderson. To hold budget town hall at Fitchburg Public Library.
11:47am
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Want an income tax cut? So do we all.
10:01am
Rep. Oldenburg. Gov. Evers appoints to Mississippi River Parkway Commission.

4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Health measures a key issue as Legislature ramps up.
4:41am
Baraboo News Republic. IN DEPTH: 'Dark stores' tax fight heads to Capitol.

State Agencies

3:22pm
DMA. Spring ahead to safety as daylight saving time begins.
3:20pm
Madison Water Utility. Madison looks to state for guidance on PFAS.
11:09am
OCI. Administrative Actions February 2019.
11:08am
DATCP. Hemp application period closes; numbers rise dramatically.
10:07am
DATCP. Reminder: State law requires registration for all livestock locations.
5:14am
DATCP. Accurate, more or less? A look at Wisconsin's 2018 weights and measures numbers.

4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Despite industry ties, Wisconsin's top utility regulator vows independence, public involvement. 

Economy/Business

3:18pm
Reuters. Exclusive: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma exploring bankruptcy - sources.
4:51am
WTMJ. Sen. Johnson talks to local manufacturers.
4:36am
Reuters. U.S. and China said to appear close to deal to roll back tariffs.
4:36am
Politico. Trump demands removal of China's agriculture tariffs.

Statewide

11:11am
Ripon Chamber of Commerce. Ripon's National Historic Landmark celebrates 165th anniversary.

4:43am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin has highest rate of deadly falls among older adults.

Education

3:18pm
Marquette University. To host multiple events in honor of Women's History Month.
12:22pm
UW-Stout. Chancellor Meyer announces plan to retire in August.

10:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'A broken market': Wisconsin's shortage of child care teachers.

Local

3:16pm
Racine Mayor Mason. And City Clerk expand options for voters in the city.
10:03am
NEWaukee. Night Market to return for sixth year on Wisconsin Avenue.

Congress

4:54am
WKBT. Medical residents in Wisconsin may get boost from proposed legislation.
4:37am
The Hill. Congress poised to reject Trump border emergency.

Politics

11:10am
Ripon Chamber of Commerce. Ripon's National Historic Landmark celebrates 165th anniversary.
10:00am
Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Releases first television ad.
5:10am
United Against Hate. Anti-hate leaders to condemn Brian Hagedorn's bigotry.
5:09am
McGuire for 64th Assembly. Campaign fundraiser.

Friday March 1, 2019

Budget Address

2:27pm
Racine Journal Times. Tony Evers proposes carbon-free electricity by 2050.
12:09pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Amount of cash provided to developers by Wisconsin communities limited by Evers buget proposal.
12:09pm
U.S. News & World Report. Evers' first budget faces hurdles with both Democrats, GOP.
10:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget highlights benefits for hospitals, nursing homes from Medicaid expansion.
4:59am
Chippewa Herald. Funding formula change for Wisconsin schools finally makes it into governor's budget.
4:52am
Wausau Daily Herald. Tony Evers seeks to overhaul the state's school funding formula to account for poverty. 
4:23am
WKOW. Republican leadership on Evers' budget: "Not going to happen."
4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers wants to increase gas taxes, undo Walker laws.
4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers proposes 8-cent-a-gallon gas tax increase, but price at pump could be lower.
4:21am
WEAU. Gov. Evers proposes largest biennial transportation investment in WI history.
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers calls for gas tax increase in first budget.
4:19am
WBAY. Reaction to Evers budget plan shows Capitol's political divide.
4:18am
WISC. Evers to raise gas tax, increase school funding, roll back Walker proposals in first state budget.
4:17am
Chippewa Herald. Funding for county agents, hemp and dairy are part of Evers' proposed budget.
4:16am
La Crosse Tribune. Tony Evers introduces sweeping $83.5 billion budget plan to skeptical Republicans.
4:11am
WXOW. More scientists at DNR under Evers budget.
4:10am
WSAW. A look at Gov. Evers two-year budget proposal.
4:09am
Cap Times. Tony Evers releases budget; automatic voter registration, gas tax hike, minimum wage bump included.
4:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget raises revenues for local government, constrains TIF use.
4:08am
Beloit Daily News. Redistricting plan still divides along party lines.

Budget Address Reaction

4:34pm
Kids Forward. DPI.
3:33pm
Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum. League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. River Alliance of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network.
2:22pm
Rep. Brooks. AFSCME Council 32. Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association.
1:45pm
Family Voices of Wisconsin. Cannabis Industry of Wisconsin. Greater WI Agency on Aging Resources.
12:58pm
Coalition for More Responsible Transportation. Survival Coalition. RPW.
12:00pm
ABC of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Sen. Marklein. Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Medical College of Wisconsin. Wisconsin BPDD. Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Sen. Erpenbach. Rep. Steffen. Wisconsin Towns Association. AARP. IUOE Local 139.
10:03am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Wisconsin Dental Association. American Heart Association. School Administrators Alliance. NFIB Wisconsin.
9:58am
Rep. James. Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance. Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Rep. Duchow. North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters. Alzheimer's Association. Rep. Snyder. Rep. Spiros. Rep. Ohnstad. School Nutrition Association.
4:42am
NAIOP. Rep. Vorpagel. WPMCA. Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Wisconsin Counties Association. Sen. Cowles.
4:32am
Sen. LeMahieu. RPW. AG Kaul. Wisconsin Conservation Voters. DATCP Sec. Pfaff. Rep. Allen. Rep. Tusler. Sen. Smith. Sen. Tiffany. Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin. Sen. Fitzgerald. Rep. Pope. Rep. Rohrkaste.

Budget

4:56am
MacIver Institute. Responds to reporters being barred from Evers budget briefing.

Legislative

2:18pm
Rep. Plumer. Announces district office hours.
11:50am
Rep. Pronschinske. Ways to get through the long winter.
10:19am
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association. Co-ops hail bipartisan disaster response.
4:43am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Members speak up on rural issues at Farm & Rural Lobby Day.

4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Farmers, environmentalists applaud legislation to change water quality trading.

State Agencies

3:34pm
DATCP. Ginseng Board nomination period open until April 1.
3:29pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Sheboygan resident claims $1 million Megabucks jackpot.
2:32pm
DATCP. Nominations accepted for Cherry Board until April 1.
2:32pm
DNR. Public has even greater opportunities to weigh in on proposed fish and wildlife rules at this year's Spring Hearings.
2:23pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Muscoda.
10:20am
Wisconsin Lottery. March is problem gambling awareness month.
9:59am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter March 2019.
4:44am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

4:12am
WAOW. DNR delays changing crossbow deer season, 2019 to remain unaffected.

Economy/Business

4:45am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Foxconn has no clear timetable for when Green Bay work will begin.
4:13am
Fox 11. Foxconn project manager hopes local colleges will fill tech jobs at Innovation Center.
4:06am
Politico. Average tax refund edges up, giving GOP a political break.
4:04am
Bloomberg. U.S. prepares final China trade deal as hawks urge caution.

Statewide

2:19pm
Citizens Utility Board. Encourages consumers to weigh in to keep natural gas meters safe.
4:44am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Kristin Hansen of Waukesha elected to CC/WI State Governing Board.

4:04am
Governing. The federal government is overhauling foster care. States aren't ready.

Education

12:54pm
UW-Madison. Swimming microbes steer themselves into mathematical order.
12:16pm
Marquette University. Student to be honored by Wisconsin Broadcasters Association.

Local

12:55pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. City releases Requests for Proposals for Block 88 development in downtown Madison.

4:03am
Racine Journal Times. 'They're taking it all from us': Residents speak out against Highway KR plans.

Congress

12:18pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce legislation to ensure child care for all.

Politics

12:17pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence peddler of the month - Marlene Ricketts.

 

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