Tuesday March 31, 2020 - Updated 4:31pm

Governor

3:46am
CBS 58. Evers one-on-one: Governor discusses state and federal response to COVID-19.
2:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'We don't have weeks': Evers hoped Legislature would have acted by now on coronavirus relief.
2:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers calls for agreement on emergency legislation as unemployment claims skyrocket.

State Agencies

4:00pm
Wisconsin Lottery. April Lucky Raffle canceled.
1:19pm
DOR. Collections, February FY2020.
4:53am
DOT. More than $1.7 million in grants for transportation to jobs program.

Economy/Business

3:08pm
Sen. Hansen. Urges people filing for unemployment to file online if possible.
1:01pm
Madison Region Economic Partnership. Companies gearing up to battle the pandemic.
12:32pm
Sen. Wirch. Businesses looking to give back to workers on front lines of COVID-19 fight.
10:10am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. COVID-19's impact on jobs in Wisconsin.

1:39pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Briggs & Stratton cutting salaries 25-30% along with executive pay cuts.
1:38pm
Mliwaukee Biz Times. Marquette-ISM business outlook plummets in March.
12:59pm
Reuters. U.S. unemployment offices sitting on mountain of pending claims.
10:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Coronavirus pandemic deals another blow to Wisconsin's newspapers.
4:39am
Baraboo News Republic. Foremost Farms asks members to reduce milk supply as a precaution.
4:03am
Reuters. U.S. senators urge coronavirus delay to June 1 USMCA trade deal start date.
3:53am
Fox 11. Milk prices plunge, farmers suffer amid COVID-19 pandemic.
3:33am
CNBC. Coronavirus job losses could total 47 million, unemployment rate may hit 32%, Fed estimates.
3:19am
WTMJ. West Allis police shut down Hobby Lobby for being a non-essential business.
3:13am
WKOW. Food Fight lays off 250 restaurant workers.
3:11am
Janesville Gazette. Area golf courses grapple with "safer at home" order.
3:04am
WFRV. Golf courses petition governor to reverse closures.
2:59am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin Center District could miss December debt payment if no action taken.
2:54am
Fox 6. 1.5M+ calls for unemployment benefits in just a week in Wisconsin 'overloaded the system.'

Coronavirus

2:57pm
OCI. Gov. Evers, Insurance Commissioner ask malpractice insurers to cover telemedicine and out-of-state providers.
2:55pm
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Deficit spending in desperate times.
2:46pm
Gov. Evers. Announces state-operated voluntary isolation facilities and guidance to aid local communities in opening their own.
2:43pm
Survival Coalition. COVID-19 survey reveals deep concerns for people with disabilities and older adults.
2:42pm
AG Kaul. Reminds Wisconsin residents to be alert to potential COVID-19 marketing scams.
2:41pm
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Announces first resident death due to COVID-19.
1:54pm
AFP-Wisconsin, Badger Institute, MacIver Institute, Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Free market coalition: Continue to cut red tape to fight pandemic.
12:39pm
Rep. Tranel. Letter to USDA on COVID-19 impact on farmers. Letter.
12:34pm
Gov. Evers. Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration in response to COVID-19 pandemic. Letter.
12:31pm
DFI. COVID-19-related investment schemes anticipated.
11:29am
DOR. Warns of scams related to COVID-19 and reminds taxpayers to never share personal information via phone, email or text.
10:40am
Gov. Evers. Suspends rules to help keep youth safe and vital services functioning. Emergency Order #18.
10:24am
Vairous Disability Organizations. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding stability of the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services.
10:16am
Survival Coalition. Letter to Gov. Evers, DHS Sec. Palm regarding concerns of potential rationing of life-saving treatments during COVID-19.
8:55am
Wisconsin Nurses Association. Applauds Governor Evers Emergency Order #16.
4:29am
Leg. Council. COVID-19 and child care in Wisconsin.

1:08pm
AP. Evers seeks disaster declaration as unemployment grows.
10:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'It is a criminal violation': Wisconsin law enforcement weigh in on enforcing 'stay-at-home' order.
10:20am
Reuters. U.S. Army Corps to build hundreds of temporary hospitals for coronavirus crisis.
4:12am
The Hill. Shortage of medical gear sparks bidding war among states.
4:05am
Reuters. Trump says coronavirus guidelines may get tougher, 1 million Americans tested.
4:04am
USA Today. More than 3,000 coronavirus deaths in U.S. as large cities battle hospital bed shortages.
3:55am
WISC. 2 Dane County deputies test positive for coronavirus.
3:52am
WFRV. Door County asks non-residents to refrain from visiting during coronavirus pandemic.
3:39am
WSAW. Community spread assumed after Wausau nursing home employee tests positive for COVID-19.
3:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin prepares field hospitals as virus cases increase.
3:24am
Fox 6. Alderman suggests 'water, power shut off to nonessential businesses' not complying with orders.
3:23am
WTMJ. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers look at Wisconsin Center for possible COVID-19 care site.
3:22am
WTMJ. Social distancing grading: Wisconsin, Milwaukee receive C grade in social distancing.
3:20am
Door County Daily News. First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Door County.
3:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State works to gather needed medical supplies as coronavirus 'peak' looms.
3:12am
Spectrum News. Where to donate PPE to support medical workers in Wisconsin.
3:10am
Kenosha News. County executive warns of public gatherings; county has 36 cases.
3:09am
WSAW. Marshfield Clinic Health System to play role in COVID-19 lab testing.
3:05am
WBAY. Kewaunee Co. joins other Wisconsin counties issuing travel advisories.
3:02am
WISC. More than 1,200 people test positive for COVID-19 in Wisconsin, 2nd Dane Co. death confirmed.
3:01am
U.S. News & World Report. Democratic lawmakers call for racial data in virus testing.
2:58am
Racine Journal Times. 26 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Racine County, 11 in City of Racine.
2:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Exact Sciences, Promega, UW Health and more partner with state to expand COVID-19 testing.

Courts

4:31pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Supreme Court upholds photo ID requirements for absentee voters.
4:30pm
RPW. Statement on the Wisconsin Supreme Court's unanimous decision in favor of the Republican Party of Wisconsin.
10:09am
AG Kaul. Seeks permanent injunction for illegal diversion of National Guard funds & harm to Wisconsin businesses to build border wall. Filing.
4:31am
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin. DNC v. Marge Bostelmann - responsive brief on behalf of amicus curiae City of Madison.

3:44am
WKOW. City of Madison warns April 7 election wouldn't be "full and fair."
3:26am
Courthouse News Service. Legal fight over Wisconsin primary reaches state high court.

Education

2:44pm
UW-Eau Claire. Elizabeth Glogowski honored for innovation through research with students.
12:40pm
UW-Stout. Emergency fund established to assist students with financial challenges.
10:33am
UW-Stevens Point. Names chief marketing and enrollment officer.
9:26am
UW-Eau Claire. Student teaching takes an unexpected turn as schools move online.

4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Coronavirus: State Superintendent discusses school closures.
4:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison braces for estimated $100 million loss because of COVID-19 pandemic.
3:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. 45 Wisconsin school districts have already asked for instructional hours to be waived.

Local

4:26am
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Discussion needed on whether city can deliver services and meet DNC marks during COVID-19 pandemic.
4:25am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Local governments partner with the Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee to provide temporary shelter for residents with housing instability as part of COVID-19 response.

Congress

12:54pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Introduces bill to rescind $25 million funding increase for a Washington theater included in Coronavirus Relief Act.
12:30pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces over $37 million in new Community Development Block Grants for Wisconsin.
8:53am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps deliver support for Wisconsin farmers and rural communities in bipartisac CARES Act.

Politics

4:06pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Voting rights groups urge officials to preserve in-person voting, develop emergency plan to protect voting rights if outbreak continues.
3:11pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. State Dems contributed $1.3M to Karofsky's campaign.
1:46pm
American Majority. Conservative group's ground-game hits 120,000 live voter contacts to get out the vote.
11:27am
Armstrong for 75th Assembly. Announces run for 75th Assembly District.
10:43am
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Erin Thornley-Parisi.
8:46am
Roys for 26th Senate. Sen. Lena Taylor endorses.

1:47pm
U.S. News & World Report. Some Wisconsin sites lack the workers for in-person voting.
10:38am
DrydenWire. Dave Armstong announces run for 75th Assembly District.
10:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Nearly 60% of municipalities don't have enough poll workers ahead of April 7 election.
4:57am
Fox 6. 'Concerned about the future:' FOX6 News talks with Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Jill Karofsky.
4:20am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Coronavirus: Some local clerks call for canceling in-person voting as they prepare for April 7 vote.
4:14am
Fox 6. All Waukesha residents to vote at 1 polling place for April 7 election, officials say.
3:57am
WBAY. More absentee ballots, less poll workers could delay election results.
3:32am
ABC News. 'I don't think you really can' make the election safe: Wisconsin gears up for next primary amid coronavirus.
3:21am
WBAY. Neenah adding plexiglass barriers, social distancing at polling places.
3:19am
WUWM. Ahead of April 7 election: Milwaukee pollworker shortages, demand for absentee ballots.
3:06am
Kenosha News. Kenosha to open 10 polling places for April 7 election; city announces procedures at polls.

Monday March 30, 2020

Governor

2:29am
Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding federal CARES Act.
2:22am
Sen. Darling. Statement on Evers impossible, unworkable, and too late election plan.
2:10am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Calls on Legislature to update election law for safe voting in coronavirus state of emergency.

11:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers to purchase ventilators, other protective equipment as state's coronavirus fight escalates.
4:31am
Racine Journal Times. Evers moves forward with equipment purchases to fight COVID-19, calls on GOP lawmakers for $700 million in funding.
3:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin could receive $2.2B from coronavirus stimulus funds.
2:55am
WEAU. Gov. Evers' administration to buy 10,000 ventilators, 1 million protective masks.
2:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Evers to purchase ventilators and masks after clash with lawmakers over whether he needed legislative approval.

Legislative

1:14pm
Sen. Wirch. Amidst coronavirus crisis, don't let census get lost in the shuffe.
6:08am
LFB. Summary of provisions of LRB-5904 and LRB-5920.
6:07am
LFB. Memo to legislative leadership on coronavirus relief fund.
2:20am
Speaker Vos. Sets priorities for federal assistance.

State Agencies

2:58am
WBAY. Coronavirus voting concerns addressed during Wisconsin Elections Commission meeting.
2:54am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin commission won't investigate 2 county clerks.

Economy/Business

3:01pm
DWD. Unemployment call center experiencing unprecedented call volume and urging people to apply online.
1:33pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Joins bid to ensure CARES Act does not exclude equity-based startups.

3:08pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Kohl's furloughing employees and extending stores closure, CEO won't take salary.
2:09pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin initial unemployment claims up 67% last week.
4:48am
Cap Times. Wisconsin workers, small businesses, eye COVID-19 stimulus to get through hard times.
4:29am
Daily Reporter. WEDC working through flood of 'essential business' requests.
4:05am
Reuters. U.S. stimulus package is biggest ever, but may not be enough.
3:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Coronavirus has hit Wisconsin dairy farmers especially hard--some farmers may even have to dump milk.
3:36am
La Crosse Tribune. With medical supplies dwindling in COVID-19 pandemic, Wisconsin businesses shift gears.
3:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tourism, a key driver of Wisconsin's economy, could see billions of dollars lost to COVID-19 pandemic.
2:44am
CNBC. Coronavirus hits already struggling U.S. farmers: 'We've stopped saying it can't get worse.'

Coronavirus

5:23pm
Wisconsin Paper Council. Thanks ND Paper for generous donations to fight COVID-19 in Wisconsin.
2:46pm
Kewaunee County. Public Health Department issues travel advisory.
1:59pm
DCF. New efforts launched to connect essential workers with child care.
1:58pm
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Latest emergency order temporarily simplifies administrative burden as health system seeks to shore up health workforce in response to COVID-19.
1:39pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Launches in-house testing for COVID-19.
1:16pm
AJ Kaul. Highlights victim services remain available during Safer at Home order.
1:12pm
Sen. Ringhand. Stay safe, stay informed - up to date COVID-19 information online.
11:30am
WMC. Foundation announces essay contest for students who highlight local businesses helping their communities during COVID-19.
11:19am
Gov. Evers. Announces new public-private partnership to increase COVID-19 laboratory testing capacity.
9:21am
Sen. Schachtner. Column: We are safer at home.
9:21am
AFWCME Council 32. Statement on Milwaukee Department of Public Works mismanagement of COVID-19 case.
2:34am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Statement regarding employee fatality related to COVID-19.
2:25am
Serve Wisconsin. Volunteer guidance in accordance with Emergency Order #12 - Safer at Home order.
2:08am
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. Calls for respectful, empowering public health education efforts.

2:07pm
The Hill. Gannett newspaper chain to furlough journalists.
2:03pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. Dodge County coronavirus: Community spread confirmed.
2:01pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin coronavirus cases surpass 1,200.
11:55am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac coronavirus: A second person dies in FDL from COVID-19, cases up in county.
4:24am
New York Times. 'We are trying to protect our own': The towns keeping part-timers out.
4:21am
Washington Post. Desperate for medical equipment, states encounter a beleaguered national stockpile.
4:20am
Reuters. Spread of coronavirus accelerates in U.S. jails and prisons.
4:07am
The Hill. U.S. posed for hellish month as coronavirus surges.
4:06am
The Hill. Trump shifts, says distancing to go to April 30.
3:55am
Spectrum News. Analysis projects Wisconsin coronavirus cases to peak in May.
3:54am
Fox 6. Milwaukee County, city officials call for more resources to stop growing COVID-19 case numbers.
3:51am
WISN. 10th Milwaukee County victim dies from coronavirus.
3:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19 deaths concentrated in Milwaukee's African American community.
3:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Planning is out the window': Leaders talk about how they're keeping local governments running during coronavirus.
3:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers relaxes rules to boost health care workforce during coronavirus pandemic.
3:22am
USA Today. Sen. Johnson: As we learn more about the coronavirus, try to put things in perspective.
3:15am
Appleton Post Crescent. Wisconsin's confirmed coronavirus cases pass 1,000, with over 540 in Milwaukee County.
2:56am
Fox 6. Waukesha County executive announces death of employee related to COVID-19.
2:50am
Fox 11. Rep. Gallagher on COVID-19: "We're fighting blind."
2:47am
Fox 6. 'It is definitely a web:' Milwaukee County health officials share new details as COVID-19 spreads.
2:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Health official says there are likely coronavirus outbreaks in nursing homes around Wisconsin, 'they just don't know it yet.'
2:43am
USA Today. More than 2,000 coronavirus patients have died in U.S.
2:40am
AP. Locked up: No masks, sanitizer as virus spreads behind bars.
2:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Rural medical services face feelings of limbo, uncertainty around COVID-19.

Statewide

2:53am
AP. Storms, tornadoes damage homes, businesses in Midwest, South.

Courts

2:27am
RPW. Response to the dismissal of Green Bay lawsuit seeking election changes.
2:26am
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin. Green Bay v. Bostelmann - decision and order.
2:18am
RPW. Files original action with Wisconsin Supreme Court to protect Wisconsin's election laws.
2:17am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Groups call for the April 7th election to be postponed. Complaint.

3:54am
The Hill. DNC asks court to put Wisconsin absentee voting requirements on hold due to coronavirus.
3:10am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Federal judge throws out Green Bay lawsuit to delay election over coronavirus, but other suits still pending.
2:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New lawsuit: Wisconsin minorities will be disenfranchised if election isn't postponed.
2:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Judge tosses 1 lawsuit over Wisconsin election; plenty left.

Education

1:56pm
UW-System. Recognizes three professors as 2020 Regent Scholars honored for distinction in research, innovation, entreprenseurship.
1:32pm
UW-Stout. Responds to community needs with protective masks.
1:31pm
UW-Madison. Extension provides tailored community resources to respond to COVID-19.
9:25am
UW-Eau Claire. 'One Read Eau Claire' continues April 4 in online format.

4:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Pretty devastating': UW System estimates campuses will refund $78 million in housing, dining expenses.
3:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. More than $1.6B in school referendums on ballot as COVID-19 pandemic creates economic uncertainty.
2:59am
Janesville Gazette. UW-Whitewater budget cuts process moves forward amid pandemic.

Local

2:52pm
Madison Common Council. To conduct first virtual meeting on March 31, 2020.
2:31am
Badger Air Community Council. Madison alders sneak anti-115th Fighter Wing resolution onto Tuesday agenda.

Congress

12:10pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads Wisconsin congressional delegation in calling on FEMA to support Governor Evers' request for more testing supplies and personal protective equipment for Wisconsin.

2:53am
The Hill. Coronavirus pushes GOP's Biden-Burisma probe to back burner.

Politics

3:38pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. AG Kaul endorses.
2:48pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Special interest spending tops $3M in Supreme Court race.
12:09pm
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Anthony Cooper.
8:52am
Neenah Mayor Kaufert. City to intall shields at polling locations.
8:50am
Roys for 26th Senate. Endorsed by four Madison Common Council presidents.
8:49am
Roys for 26th Senate. Rep. Lisa Subeck endorses.
8:02am
Nygren for 89th Assembly. Statement on decision to not run for 30th Senate District.
4:18am
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Scott McDonell.
4:12am
ACLU of Wisconsin. And voting rights advocates file complaint urging the reopening of in-person absentee voting sites in Milwaukee County and beyond.
2:28am
RPW. ICYMI: Jill Karofsky doesn't care what the Department of Corrections recommends when sentencing hardened criminals.
2:23am
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. ICYMI: PolitiFact rates Kelly allies' false attack as "Pants on Fire."

11:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court race between Kelly and Karofsky is another partisan fight--but at a time like no other.
4:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin's spring election still on for April 7 despite a chaotic week of political, legal wrangling.
3:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As coronavirus spreads and unemployment claims mount, voters line up for absentee ballots.

Saturday March 28, 2020

Governor

4:13pm
Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding federal CARES Act.

Coronavirus

7:55pm
Proposed legislation by Gov. Evers regarding COVID-19: LRB-5920. LRB-5904 LRB-5920 background

Friday March 27, 2020

Governor

4:40pm
Sen. Wirch. Supports Evers call for absentee voting.
4:36pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. And all 19 municipal clerks in Milwaukee County ask state leadership for April 7th General Election changes. Letter.
3:07pm
Rep. Shankland. Strongly supports sending absentee ballots to every voter.
2:58pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Rejects Evers' idea as fantasy.
2:52pm
Rep. Neubauer. Stands with governor in calling for absentee ballots.
2:08pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on election access and safety.

3:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers calls for absentee ballots for every voter, Senate leader calls request 'complete fantasy.'
1:10pm
WKOW. Evers seeks absentee ballot for every voter.

Budget

3:30am
The Hill. States brace for massive budget gaps in coronavirus recession.

Legislative

11:32am
Sen. Erpenbach. Calls for action to keep voters safe.
10:37am
Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Statement: County clerk's clear violation of the law.
10:18am
Rep. Hebl. Thanks Rep. Chris Taylor after she announces she will not seek re-election.
10:17am
Rep. Hebl. Congratulates Senator Fred Risser on retirement.
8:57am
Speaker Vos. Assembly Republicans launch public awareness campaign on the U.S. Census.
4:28am
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on Senator Fred Risser's announcement.
3:16am
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on Rep. Chris Taylor's announcement.

2:50pm
U.S. News & World Report. GOP: Clerks can't say everyone is confined to avoid photo ID.
3:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Rep. Chris Taylor will not seek another term after nearly 10 years on the state Assembly.
2:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin's longest serving legislator says he will retire. Wisconsin State Journal. Cap Times.

State Agencies

3:11pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball makes changes to starting jackpot amount and minimum jackpot roll increases.
2:56pm
DATCP. Extends pesticide applicator certifications to October 31.
10:26am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

2:56am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin National Guard colonel stripped of command duties.

Economy/Business

3:20pm
Sen. Hansen. Column: Workers: Know your rights during outbreak.
1:58pm
DOR. Announces immediate help for small businesses on sales taxes and other steps to help taxpayers in response to COVID-19.
8:55am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Donor pledges $10,000 match for COVID-19 Relief Fund for Wisconsin veteran service organizations.

1:06pm
WUWM. Wisconsin grocery stores remain open, but economists warn of weeks or months of pain for economy.
1:05pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee Public Museum furloughs staff, cuts executive salaries.
11:12am
WLUC. Critical work continues in Fincantieri's Wisconsin shipyards.
3:47am
Politico. 'Just damage containment': Cost of the coronavirus shutdown keeps rising.
3:14am
NCB 26. "We're open": Northeast Wisconsin businesses struggle amid coronavirus.
3:12am
WKOW. Business owners unsure what's essential as WEDC says use "best judgment."
2:57am
MarketWatch. Millions more U.S. jobs at risk of being lost as coronavirus crisis deepens.

Coronavirus

4:19pm
Gov. Evers. Issues order to expedite expansion, enhance efficiency of healthcare workforce.
4:11pm
Sauk County Health Department. Coronavirus snapshot.
3:18pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard continues to support state's COVID-19 response.
1:22pm
Gov. Evers. Suspends evictions and foreclosures during public health emergency. Order.
1:01pm
Rep. Plumer. Let Wisconsin golf.
11:29am
Rep. Magnafici. Resources for the COVID-19 pandemic.
11:14am
AG Kaul, DFI Sec. Blumenfeld. Warn about, encourage reporting of potential COVID-19 charity scams.
10:36am
MacIver Institute. To Tony Evers: Now is the time to share with Wisconsin basic public information about COVID-19.
10:27am
Leg. Council. Paid sick leave and emergency family and medical leave related to COVID-19.
10:22am
Milwaukee County Sup. Martin. Urges residents to stay home and stay safe to slow the spread of coronavirus.
10:21am
Dane County Exec. Parisi, Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Coronavirus spreaking, everyone needs to isolate now.
10:19am
Sen. Marklein. Column: COVID-19 update.
9:55am
DOA. Changes to Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program eligibility.
3:51am
Sen. Wirch. Options and resources for jobseekers during COVID-19 crisis.
3:16am
Gov. Evers. Launches Wisconsin's COVID-19 PPE program.

2:57pm
The Hill. Disneyland and Disney World closed until further notice.
1:56pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS: 842 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin.
12:58pm
AP. Milwaukee's black community hit hard by coronavirus.
11:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Course owners, organizations push for state to overturn golf closures amid COVID-19 pandemic.
11:28am
USA Today. The coronavirus test that wasn't: How federal health officials misled state scientists and derailed the best chance at containment.
10:34am
Fox 6. 2 residents that tested positive for COVID-19 in Ozaukee County have died.
10:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Here's why so many COVID-19 tests are coming back negative.
4:31am
WEAU. La Crosse County Health Department details contact tracing process it does for each COVID-19 positive case.
3:52am
Wisconsin Watch. Here come the frauds: From bogus vaccine kits to 'Silver Solution,' coronavirus cons.
3:48am
AP. Not all or nothing: Anti-virus lockdowns could lift slowly.
3:45am
La Crosse Tribune. Mayo, Gundersen prepare for COVID-19 hospital surge in La Crosse.
3:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As xenophobic attacks increase in Wisconsin, officials and advocates respond.
3:33am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Rural counties ask MN and WI cabin owners to stay away, citing limited health resources, worries of coronavirus spreading.
3:11am
NBC 15. 2 Dane Co. inmates test positive, still awaiting tests on others.
3:06am
CBS 58. Washington, Ozaukee counties dealing with coronavirus outbreaks in long-term care facilities.
3:05am
WJFW. First COVID-19 death in the Northwoods.
2:59am
Fox 6. Medical examiner: Milwaukee County man dies from COVID-19; 12 deaths in Wisconsin.
2:58am
WSAW. Taylor County asks seasonal property owners to stay away.
2:51am
AP. U.S. cases now most in world, U.S. capital sees more infections.

Courts

3:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Two more lawsuits filed over Wisconsin's spring election seeking to change how and when people vote during coronavirus.
3:14am
Fox 11. Judge: No immediate decision on Green Bay election lawsuit.

Education

3:08pm
UW-Platteville. Student creates a community-wide mutual aid and care network.
3:05pm
UW-River Falls. Alumni, donors respond to student needs during COVID-19 crisis.
10:49am
UW-Whitewater. Faculty receive patent for noise-measuring device that can help prevent hearing loss.
8:54am
UW-Eau Claire. Faculty, students find creative way to build community while away from campus.

Local

3:10pm
Hunger Task Force. Remains open.

Congress

3:57pm
WPHCA. Thanks legislators for swift action in passing CARES Act.
1:43pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Speaks on House floor, supports Wisconsin families and workers.
12:41pm
Wisconsin Environment. Suspension of EPA enforcement puts our health at risk from polluters.
11:37am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Praises passage of support for farmers, food systems.

3:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) U.S. Rep. Ron Kind addresses coronavirus pandemic aid package.

Politics

3:59pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voices. Letter to the Wisconsin Elections Commission.
3:06pm
Sen. Marklein. Urges voters to vote absentee.
2:54pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Cease and desist letter being issued for false attack ads.
1:42pm
Racine Mayor Mason. City of Racine will have early vote at City Hall on Saturday.
11:13am
RPW. Eric Holder's dark money backing of Jill Karofsky feels like corruption: Would she recuse?
10:25am
Marquette University. Franklin to present results of new Marquette Law School Poll on April 1.
10:25am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Menards accused of price gouging.
8:56am
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Ananda Mirilli.
8:02am
Roys for 26th Senate. To run for state Senate.
7:53am
Bugenhagen for District II Court of Appeals. Releases first radio ad.
3:49am
Bugenhagen for District II Court of Appeals. Releases first TV ad.

3:31am
Reuters. Democratic group defies Trump, ramps up ad blasting coronavirus response.

Thursday March 26, 2020

Legislative

4:53pm
Sen. Carpenter. Email to Senate President Roth regarding a potential Senate session.
4:17pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on retirement of Sen. Risser.
3:23pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Rep. Chris Taylor announcement not to seek re-election.
3:20pm
Rep. Subeck. Congratulates Senator Fred Risser on his retirement.
3:09pm
Sen. Shilling. Reacts to Senator Risser retirement.
3:05pm
Rep. Taylor. Statement on not seeking re-election to the state Legislature in 2020.
3:03pm
Sen. Risser. To retire after 64 years.
12:00pm
Speaker Vos. GOP Weekly Radio Address.

3:25pm
WKOW. Madison State Senator Fred Risser to retire after 64 years.
3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As state responds to COVID-19, GOP leaders say debate over Evers' emergency powers can wait.
3:06am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin Republican leaders support one-month Evers order, predict rapid recovery.
3:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Legislature not ready to come back for virus.
2:56am
The Hill. State legislatures eye remote voting amid coronavirus outbreak.

State Agencies

4:51pm
DMA. Adjutant general relieves 128th Air Refueling Wing commander.
4:02pm
OCI. Bulletin: Extension of transitional health insurance plans through December 31, 2021.
3:24pm
DNR. Burning permits are suspended in Wisconsin.

Economy/Business

4:20pm
Wisconsin Paper Council, CleanTech Partners. Wisconsin paper & converting industries are essential partners in meeting our nation's health & safety needs.
4:15pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin adds 5,100 total non-farm, 3,500 private-sector jobs in February.
2:50pm
WMC. Releases COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Agenda.
1:13pm
Sen. Wirch. Offering information and assistance with unemployment benefits.
1:02pm
DWD. Employers providing essential services need workers.

1:21pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin set a record for unemployment claims last week and may have already broken it.
1:16pm
WKOW. Ho-Chunk Nation beginning layoffs.
11:24am
Politico. 'This will be a wallop': Rural areas brace for hard economic hit.
9:27am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Heiman: Study on milk's effect on health spells opportunity.
7:36am
CNBC. U.S. weekly jobless claims soar to a record-breaking 3.28 million, vs. 1.5 million expected.
7:35am
Reuters. Fed's Powell: U.S. may be in recession, control of virus to dictate timing of economy reopening.
3:52am
The Hill. States reject Trump calls to reopen economy by Easter.
3:38am
Reuters. Trump says reopen by Easter, Corporate America says not so fast.
3:35am
Reuters. U.S. braces for record surge in jobless claims amid coronavirus fallout.

Coronavirus

4:12pm
Sen. Cowles. Applauds action by Board of Nursing on COVID-19
3:22pm
AARP Wisconsin. Innovation Labs launches 'AARP Community Connections' platform to find help, or give it, during pandemic.
3:21pm
OCI. Evers administration issues guidance for businesses during COVID-19 emergency.
3:08pm
PUblic Health Madison & Dane County. New data dashboard of Dane County COVID-19 information.
3:08pm
OCI. Gov. Evers and Insurance Commissioner urge insurers to allow small employers to keep furloughed employees on health insurance.
3:06pm
OCI. Bulletin: Small employer coverage.
2:48pm
AG Kaul. And multistate coalition fighting for emergency relief for federal student loan borrowers in response to coronavirus pandemic.
2:38pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers Democratic Weekly Radio Address on Safer at Home order.
2:36pm
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold leads Mayo Clinic research team developing COVID-19 tests.
1:12pm
Concordia University. 3D prints needed respirator masks amid coronavirus outbreak.
1:10pm
Alliant Energy. Donates total of $42,500 to several United Way organizations.
12:07pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Open letter to policy makers warning against disability discrimination in COVID-19 rationing policies.
12:03pm
Milwaukee Autonomous Tenants Union. Emergency housing and public health measures to combat the spread of COVID-19.
11:59am
UW-La Crosse. Cracking the coronavirus code.
11:10am
Carthage College. Nursing department donates medical equipment to local healthcare facilities.
11:03am
AG Kaul. Joins multistate coalition urging Trump administration to ease restrictions and allow medical professionals to research solutions to COVID-19 pandemic.
9:39am
DOT. Overweight permits for truckers hauling groceries extended.
5:04am
Rep. Steffen. Calls on GBCI prisoners to make masks for hospitals, first responders.
3:47am
Sen. Taylor. Praises access provided by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

2:23pm
The Hill. Trump outlines plan to classify counties by risk level for coronavirus.
2:00pm
Fox 11. Coronavirus cases in Wisconsin now over 700
11:39am
Fox 6. 'We're not enforcing 'Safer at Home:' WI National Guard trains for COVID-19 specimen collection.
11:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Traffic plunges during first week of COVID-19 pandemic response; health officials warn too many still out and about.
9:57am
WISN. West Allis woman dies from coronavirus.
4:05am
WSAW. Aspirus opens COVID-19 ICUs at Wausau Hospital amid statewide limited testing.
4:01am
Wisconsin Watch. Wisconsin physician assistants want to 'step up' to fight coronavirus. State regulations may be getting in the way.
3:59am
Superior Telegram. City of Superior closes its places of public amusement.
3:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Coronavirus: Speaker Robin Vos on the state's response.
3:54am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Hospitalization demand in Wisconsin could exceed capacity in 3-5 weeks.
3:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. State cancels K-12 standardized testing for school year amid COVID-19 closures.
3:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin's nursing shortage in the spotlight as hospitals face influx of COVID-19 cases.
3:31am
CNBC. Coronavirus: White House health advisor Fauci says U.S. needs to be prepared for second cycle.
3:29am
WBAY. Wisconsin sees largest one-day increase in coronavirus cases; 7 deaths reported.
3:28am
Fox 6. 'We're scared:' SE Wisconsin nurses warn of limited medical supplies, future hospital overflow.
3:26am
WISC. Dane County Sheriff's Office ask for masks, sanitizer, disinfecting wipes.
3:11am
WXOW. COVID-19 case confirmed at Ft. McCoy.
3:10am
Fox 6. 'Be careful:' Milwaukee man who died from COVID-19 was an MPS employee.
3:09am
Fox 6. 5 long-term facilities in Ozaukee, Washington counties have COVID-19 outbreaks; 6 suspected.
3:07am
WTMJ. Health officials concerned with cluster of COVID-19 cases on Milwaukee's north side.

Courts

4:04pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Registered voters and voting rights groups sue over absentee ballot signature mandate during COVID-19 pandemic.
1:55pm
RPW. Moves to intervene in lawsuit aimed to rewrite Wisconsin's election laws.
1:33pm
Washington County. To intervene in City of Green Bay federal lawsuit.

2:19pm
WKOW. Groups sue over witness requirement for absentee ballots.
12:57pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. State Republicans will try to block Green Bay lawsuit that seeks to delay election, move it to mail.
2:55am
U.S. News & World Report. City's lawsuit seeks to delay Wisconsin's April 7 election.

Education

11:40am
UW-Stout. Christianson receives March University Staff Appreciation Award.
10:14am
UW-Madison. Deleting a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising insulin-producing cells.

2:30pm
USA Today. NCAA slashes payouts to schools by $375 million in wake of coronavirus cancellations.
2:56am
Janesville Gazette. UW-Whitewater oversees mid-semester dorm move-out amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Local

4:13pm
MCTS. Update on coronavirus disease.

Congress

4:57pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Senate colleagues urge FDA to change discriminatory blood donation policies to combat coronavirus pandemic.
1:54pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan colleagues request FY2021 funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
9:37am
American Dairy Coalition. $2 trillion stimulus package unanimously approved, includes billions for agriculture.
3:50am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Works for pass bipartisan economic stimulus legislation to support Wisconsin families, workers, small businesses, hospitals and our health care system.

3:45am
The Hill. Hoyer says House expects to pass Coronavirus bill on Friday.
3:30am
AP. U.S. deaths top 1,000 as $2.2 trillion in virus aid approved.
3:04am
Politico. Here's what's in the $2T stimulus package - and what's next.

Politics

4:43pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. What Wisconsin voters should know about third-party absentee ballot mailing.
1:19pm
NextGen Wisconsin. To continue mobilizing young voters as college campuses suspend in-person classes.
1:09pm
North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters. Endorses David Crowley and Jason Fields in Milwaukee area races.
1:03pm
RPW. Who's backing social justice warrior Jill Karofsky's run for the Supreme Court?
1:02pm
Sen. Ringhand. Vote by mail. Absentee ballots available until April 2.
3:49am
RPW. Statement in response to municipal clerks willfully breaking state election law.
3:39am
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Poll: Bar members say Karofsky overwhelmingly more qualified.

12:56pm
U.S. News & World Report. Trump camp threatens local TV stations over Democratic ad.
11:36am
Cap Times. Three with COVID-19 diagnosis urge Gov. Tony Evers to postpone April 7 election.
3:13am
WAOW. 7th Congressional District candidates adjust campaigns during pandemic.
3:12am
WJFW. Tricia Zunker hosts virtual town hall, answers voters' questions about coronavirus.
3:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Absentee voters in Milwaukee, Dane counties can say they're 'indefinitely confined' and skip photo ID, clerks say.
2:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'This is such uncharted territory': Milwaukee is supposed to host the DNC in July, but coronavirus has changed everything.
2:58am
ABC News. Multiple states shelve primary contests as coronavirus shuffles 2020 election calendar.

Wednesday March 25, 2020

Governor

4:16pm
Racine Mayor Mason. Letter to Gov. Evers, Sen. Fitgerald, Speaker Vos regarding April 7 Election.

Legislative

12:39pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Asks state Legislature to provide financial relief for seniors, families and businesses.

10:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Senate holds dress rehersal in anticipation of Wisconsin's first-ever virtual session.

State Agencies

11:27am
DOT. Governor Evers congratulates 42 new Wisconsin State Patrol officers.
10:01am
WEDC. City of Kenosha receives $250,000 state grant to support Herzing University relocation.
9:54am
DATCP. Issues RVP variance waiver, providing flexibility for fuel retailers.

Economy/Business

10:35am
WEC Energy Group. Update on 2020 Annual Meeting.
3:22am
DWD. Closes job centers across the state in an effort to prevent the spread the COVID-19.

1:04pm
AP. Coronavirus closures pushing new U.S. jobless claims sky high.
10:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Government coronavirus order causes more Wisconsin businesses to shut their doors.
5:38am
The Hill. Economists fear downturn will be worse than Great Recession.
3:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Unemployment insurance claims top 100K in Wisconsin during coronavirus pandemic.
3:34am
WBAY. State job centers to close to public Wednesday, services available by phone, online.
2:54am
WKBT. Trane Co. employee tests positive for COVID-19, La Crosse plant temporarily shuts down.
2:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. State order designed to help restaurants deliver during COVID-19 pandemic.
2:16am
WBAY. Wisconsin unemployment claims skyrocket.

Coronavirus

5:04pm
DOA. Wisconsin State Capitol building closing to the public.
4:15pm
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Waukesha County parks, trails remain open during public health emergency.
3:07pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Donates 20,000 surgical masks and other PPE from postponed Mission of Mercy charitable clinic to medical workers statewide.
2:21pm
Washington County Public Health. Order of the health officer.
12:59pm
Sen. Wirch. Scammers look to cash in on coronavirus.
12:40pm
Coalition of Construction Groups. Statement on "Safer at Home" emergency order.
12:36pm
Racine Mayor Mason. City of Racine modifies bus service to protect public health.
12:34pm
AARP. Family caregivers need a plan for taking care of elders while staying safer at home.
11:29am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. First Dane County death reported from COVID-19.
10:35am
Sen. Smith. Column: Take COVID-19 seriously.
10:26am
DATCP. Takes action on price gouging complaints.
10:03am
Rep. Plumer. Requests transparency from Evers administration.
9:53am
Rep. Zamarripa. Bilingual: Statement on 'Safer at Home' order.
8:01am
Leg. Council. Authority of public health officials during a public health emergency.
7:55am
Leg. Council. IssueBrief: Executive Order #72 and the public health emergency related to COVID-19.
7:52am
Hunger Task Force. Response to Safer at Home orders.
3:33am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Applauds ag exemption in Safer at Home order.
3:28am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Changes to Waukesha County services focus on employee, public safety during COVID-19 pandemic.
3:25am
UW-Madison. Survey: Many still find it hard to stay home during pandemic, worry about mental health during isolation.
3:24am
IUOE Local 139. Wisconsin operating engineers support Governor Evers' COVID-19 plan.

2:03pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS: 585 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin.
1:33pm
WTMJ. 60-year-old man dies of coronavirus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin total now at 7.
11:38am
WISC. First coronavirus death reported in Dane County.
10:32am
Reuters. Coronavirus impact spreads across U.S. as Congress readies aid.
5:39am
The Hill. Expanded testing shows signs of strain.
3:46am
Racine Journal Times. Why 'Safer at Home' is being ordered when Wisconsin still has fewer than 500 cases.
3:42am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsin health officials' warning: 1,000 deaths, 22K illnesses in 2 weeks if order to stay home not heeded.
3:40am
Stevens Point Journal. Aspirus implements changes in operations to prepare for 'worst-case' coronavirus scenario.
3:32am
Fox 6. Children's Wisconsin collecting donations of personal protective equipment.
3:31am
Wisconsin Watch. 'Everyone has to have it': Broadband gap leaves rural Wisconsin behind during coronavirus crisis.
3:14am
The Hill. Public health doctor says spike in cases could overwhelm health system.
3:10am
Washington Post. Scramble for medical equipment descends into chaos as U.S. states and hospitals compete for rare supplies.
3:07am
Reuters. Pentagon leaders indicate coronavirus outbreak could last for months.
2:56am
NBC 26. Exclusive: One-on-one with Governor Tony Evers.
2:40am
WQOW. Wisconsin DHS: Limit contact to 5 people.
2:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin hospitals are short on medical masks, so church groups, a flag factory and others are making them.
2:35am
Fox 6. 'It's serious:' Milwaukee man died from COVID-19 less than 8 hours after hospital admittance.
2:30am
Racine Journal Times. Area officers, deputies to enforce 'Safer at Home' order; focus on crowds, flagrant violations.
2:21am
Fox 11. State officials warn consumers about coronavirus price gouging.
2:20am
WJFW. HHS awards $1,085,858 to Wisconsin to boost their COVID-19 response.
2:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher: Wisconsin can cancel the apocalypse.
2:17am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Essential business: Green Bay-area industries continue to operate through safer-at-home order, with safety measures.
2:14am
Madison.com. Without strict action, Wisconsin could see 22,000 COVID-19 cases by April 8, officials say.

Courts

3:39pm
UW-Stout. Special tool helping biology professor stay 'in front' of students.
11:25am
U.S. District Court Eastern District. Green Bay v. Wisconsin Elections Commission. Complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief. Motion for temporary restraining order. Memo in support.

10:12am
The Hill. Trump administration walks away from ethanol court battle, angering oil industry.
3:39am
Green Bay Press Gazette. City of Green Bay sues state officials to delay spring election and move it to mail over coronavirus concerns.
2:55am
Fox 11. Green Bay city clerk files suit against state to stop in-person voting in spring election.
2:19am
Fox 11. Judge rules Brown County's sales tax is legal.

Education

2:37pm
UW-Eau Claire. Continuing Education program changes amid COVID-19 pandemic.
1:50pm
UW-Stout. University Dining utensils find new life at Fab Lab.
1:22pm
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. Announces application extension for UW System Faculty Research ad Speakers Grant Awards.
12:35pm
UW-Eau Claire. Grad working to produce masks for health care workers, others.
3:22am
UW-Stout. Helping Hand food pantry to continue to provide needed items to students.

2:34am
WBAY. St. Norbert, UW-Oshkosh offer free online tutoring for K-12 students.
2:33am
WUWM. Coronavirus: Milwaukee voucher schools work to educate, support students during closure.
2:32am
Green Bay Press Gazette. State awards Door County thousands for broadband expansion, but after schools launch e-learning.

Local

1:39pm
Kewaunee County. Emergency Management collecting donations.
10:28am
Milwaukee Clerk Ozczarski. Common Council to offer safe and accessible viewing of meetings.
9:57am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County giving $58,000 in emergency shelter funding to Domestic Abuse Intervention Services, Inc. to help maintain services during COVID-19 pandemic.

2:31am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Kewaunee County Board votes against support for National Marine Sanctuary status.
2:28am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County government is open, but services are limited during coronavirus orders.

Congress

3:26am
Fox News. Rep. Mike Gallagher: Politicians, fight coronavirus in these two ways - stop fundraising and donate campaign funds to charity.
2:47am
AP. Trump, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill.

Politics

4:26pm
Waukesha County Clerk Wartman. Municipal clerks in Waukesha County encourage online registration, absentee voting during COVID-19 pandemic.
3:40pm
Wisconsin Policy Forum. No contest.
2:06pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Online voter registration for April 7 available again until March 30.
1:50pm
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Ali Muldrow.
12:57pm
Sen. Hansen. Make sure your voice is heard! Request an absentee ballot now.
11:40am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin contributors gave $4.8 million last year to shadowy electioneering groups.
7:53am
Wisconsin United to Amend. Seventeen communities to vote to reclaim democracy from moneyed interests.

3:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee mayor urges Evers to conduct election by mail.
3:45am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse area election clerks weigh-in on safety of in-person voting.
3:00am
WISN. Critics say election by mail only would disenfranchise voters.
2:54am
WQOW. Drive-thru absentee voting now available in Eau Claire.
2:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Local elections officials scramble as they hemorrhage Election Day workers.
2:36am
Fox 6. '1st time I've been out of the house:' Voters cast ballots in drive-through in Richfield amid COVID-19.
2:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin election results could take days to tally because of the coronavirus outbreak.
2:12am
NBC 15. Wis. absentee ballot requests now more than 550K.

Tuesday March 24, 2020

Governor

10:00am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Groups urge absentee ballots be sent to every Wisconsin voter. Letter.
8:32am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Letter to Gov. Evers, Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos regarding April 7 election.

Legislative

2:59pm
Sen. Larson. Announces voter protection legislative package.

State Agencies

11:07am
DNR. Fees waived for Wisconsin state parks and trails.
10:02am
DATCP. DFW nomination period closes March 31; Guidance issued for remote notarization.

Economy/Business

3:36pm
Fincantieri Marine Group. Critical work continues in Wisconsin shipyards.
11:37am
NFIB Wisconsin. New study shows Wisconsin small business now drastically impacted by coronavirus.
11:23am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Announces second class for Business Leadership Academy.
9:21am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. COVID-19 relief fund launched to support Wisconsin veterans service organizations.

12:52pm
Reuters. States reject Trump talk of restarting U.S. economy early.
12:42pm
The Hill. Trump says he hopes to have economy reopen by Easter.
10:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisonsin hotel job losses could top 40% in coming weeks.
7:00am
WISC. 'We've been very busy': WI DWD fields thousands of calls as laid off workers seek unemployment benefits.
4:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New website will let you buy gift cards for small Milwaukee businesses struggling during coronavirus.
3:37am
WJFW. Stevens Point hotel temporarily lays off 143 workers due to COVID-19.
3:34am
Center Square. Wisconsin ranked 34th best state for business.
3:33am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Walmart to hire 4,200 in Wisconsin.
3:32am
WFRV. Wisconsin milk plants prepare farms for potential of limited capacity.
3:31am
WISC. Some Mercyhealth hospital, clinic workers temporarily laid off during coronavirus shutdown.
3:28am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Local restaurants struggle in wake of COVID-19 closures.
3:15am
Milwaukee Business Journal. COVID-19 causes more than 180 layoffs at Eddie Martini's, parent of Maxie's, Blue's Egg.
3:14am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee businesses begin announcing mass layoffs during coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus

4:33pm
Cancel Rent Wisconsin. 40,000 Wisconsinites demand Evers suspend rent, mortgages, utilities payments.
4:32pm
Sen. LeMahieu. Statement on "Stay at Home" executive order.
3:24pm
Rep. Dittrich. Reacts to Gov. Evers "Safe at Home" orders.
3:23pm
AG Kaul. Leads multistate coalition in urging President Trump to immediately prioritize production of critical medical and testing supplies, protective gear. Letter.
3:16pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County request for personal protective equipment. 
3:14pm
Sen. Stroebel. Statement on Governor Evers' executive order.
3:00pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on "Safer at Home" executive order.
3:00pm
Rep. Allen. Statement on emergency order #12.
1:37pm
RPW. Statement in response to Gov. Tony Evers' shelter in place order.
1:36pm
Various Costruction Groups. Construction industry united behind health, safety and community support.
12:34pm
Rep. Neubauer. Gov. Evers releases COVID-19 "Safer at Home" order.
12:23pm
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association. Statement on Governor Evers' "Safer at Home" executive order.
12:22pm
AG Kaul. Know your rights: Urges Wisconsin consumers to know their rights regarding price gouging.
12:18pm
Rep. Steineke. Calls for Outagamie County parks to reopen.
11:39am
Waukesha County Emergency Preparedness. Open to donations for fire departments to combat COVID-19.
11:25am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Banks essential under Gov. Evers' orders: Your money is safe, sound, and easily accessible.
10:36am
Gov. Evers. Directs DHS to issue Safer at Home order.
9:44am
Kewaunee County. Bruemmer Park Zoo closed to public until further notice.
9:17am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Updated visitation restriction.
8:57am
Rep. Nygren. Calls on Gov. Evers to provide more information on shelter in place order.
4:11am
Wisconsin Technology Council. As governor prepares 'safer at home' order, broad view of 'essential business' requested.
3:01am
Milwaukee Commissioner of Health. Order imposing a city-wide "Stay-at-Home" requirement to mitigate the spread of COCID-19.

3:02pm
WTMJ. Coronavirus hospitalization rate in Wisconsin may be as high as 20 percent.
1:14pm
Cap Times. New state order extends school closures until at least April 24.
1:13pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. Don't call us about essential business questions, Wisconsin law enforcement says.
12:54pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers orders Wisconsin to stay home, allows many businesses to stay open.
12:41pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'We are unprepared': Wisconsin health workers say hospitals' coronavirus response has been chaotic.
11:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers administration issues 'state-at-home' order for Wisconsin.
11:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. More businesses to shut down with Tony Evers' 'safer-at-home' order.
10:05am
Reuters. U.S. could become next coronavirus epicenter, WHO says.
9:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Amid uncertainty, Wisconsinites find fault with political response to COVID-19.
8:15am
AP. Testing blunders crippled U.S. response as coronavirus spread.
4:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison sees multi-million dollar financial hit due to COVID-19.
4:16am
Racine Journal Times. Lockdown for all Racine County long-term care facilities, mandate for first responders to wear protective equipment.
4:05am
WTMJ. Milwaukee's city-wide 'stay-at-home' order names more than 20 types of 'essential businesses.'
3:57am
The Hill. Trump signals openings: U.S. not 'built to be shut down.'
3:55am
Reuters. U.S. states, cities desperate for coronavirus help, military prepares.
3:44am
AP. Trump says he intends to reopen country in weeks, not months.
3:44am
Politico. Health officials want Trump to 'double down, not lighten up' restrictions.
3:42am
Fox 11. The Latest: Outagamie Co. DA office moving all services online, mail or drop-off.
3:30am
WUWM. COVID-19 missions expand for Wisconsin National Guard.
3:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State prison system sees second employee coronavirus case; county jails cut inmate populations.
3:29am
WKOW. Wisconsin county jails cope with prison doors closing.
3:27am
Kenosha News. Assembly lawmaker tests positive for novel coronavirus.
3:06am
The Hill. States urge citizens to stay at home, businesses to suspend in-person operations.
3:05am
Racine Journal Times. Vos upset about how Evers announced his 'Stay at Home' order; Neubauer applauds governor.
3:04am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans accuse Evers of causing confusion with order.
3:03am
WSAW. Housing industry businesses waiting to see if they're considered "essential jobs."
3:02am
Fox 6. City of Milwaukee issues 'Stay at Home' order effective Wednesday: 'It is not to alarm anyone.'

Statewide

3:09am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Report: Wisconsin is in better position to face economic turmoil than in 2007.

Courts

3:11am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Supreme Court: No jurors needed until May 22 throughout state due to COVID-19.

Education

4:04pm
UW-Madison. New master's degree in health informatics meets industry need.
9:32am
UW-Stout. Student Health Services remaining open to serve students.
4:07am
UW-Platteville. Evetovich appointed as provost, vice chancellor.
4:07am
UW-Platteville. Names new athletic director.

Local

4:10am
Milwaukee Clerk Owczarski. Common Council to offer safe and accessible viewing of meetings.
4:09am
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Changes to Waukesha County Home Delivered Meals Program.

Congress

12:19pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And colleagues introduce bill to sustain rural broadband connectivity during coronavirus pandemic.
11:28am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Working to provide child care and elder care to health care workers to help respond to coronavirus outbreak.

Politics

1:52pm
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Supervisor Melissa Ratcliff.
12:39pm
Sen. Wirch. April 7th election still on; Officials ask voters to cast absentee ballots.
11:27am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Coalition of Wisconsin's Hispanic leaders urge support for crime victim's constitutional amendment.
11:24am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Lots of referendums to ban gerrymandering in Wisconsin.
10:35am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Absentee ballot requests for April 7 exceed 550,000

3:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Election officials across Wisconsin eliminate, scale back in-person early voting.
3:08am
New Media. Oconto County needs poll workers.
3:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic poses big challenges for political campaigns.
3:04am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers considering making spring election mail-only.
2:59am
Politico. DNC insists its convention is on - but many Democrats aren't buying it.

Monday March 23, 2020

Governor

4:05am
Various Local Leaders. Letter to Gov. Evers, legislative leaders regarding upcoming election. Signatories.

3:37am
U.S. News & World Report. Local leaders warn Wisconsin governor: Voters at risk.

Legislative

1:24pm
Badger Institute. State licensing barriers hindering healthcare workers during crisis.
12:05pm
Sen. Larson. Announces 7th Senate District virtual town hall.

State Agencies

2:53pm
DNR. In-person deer planning public meetings canceled.

Economy/Business

12:01pm
Universal Electronics. And Surfacide Manufacturing Inc. team up to fight coronavirus.
11:57am
UW System. Wisconsin SBDC to assist businesses with disaster loan applications.
8:34am
SWIB. Response to COVID-19.

12:36pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Nearly 70,000 initial unemployment claims filed in Wisconsin last week.
11:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmers brace for impact of coronavirus.
4:43am
USA Today. Unemployment funds were in trouble before coronavirus: Now claims are sky high.
4:26am
MarketWatch. Unemployment could reach 30% in the U.S., says St. Louis Fed's Bullard.
3:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Open storefronts struggle to see steady business amid new COVID-19 restrictions.
3:19am
Racine Journal Times. 'This is our income. It's our way of life:' COVID-19 has widespread impact on businesses.
3:03am
Fox 6. 'An immediate impact:' Salons, hairdressers responding to gatherings ban.
3:01am
WISC. Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce creates emergency loan fund for businesses amid pandemic.
2:52am
WEAU. WEDC releases guide for small businesses and the community organizations that serve them.
2:49am
WDIO. Wisconsin list of closures expands to salons.
2:42am
WTMJ. Small business owners fighting insurance companies during pandemic.

Coronavirus

4:55pm
Sen. Craig. Statement on Governor Evers' shelter-in-place order.
4:18pm
Sen. Stroebel. Statement on Governor Evers' executive order.
4:01pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Statement as "Safer at Home" order exected soon for Wisconsin.
3:34pm
DOT. DMV extends emissions testing timeline.
3:13pm
Wisconsin Paper Council. Outlines the need to exempt papermakers, converters and printers from a "Safer at Home" order.
2:54pm
DCF. Department working to connect health care and essential workers with child care.
2:49pm
Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos.  Statement: Gov. Evers' executive order.
2:31pm
Rep. Bowen. Tests positive for COVID-19.
2:29pm
Racine Mayor Mason. City of Racine launches new website to inform public about COVID-19.
2:20pm
Various Health Care Groups. WI health care leaders urge the public to abide by "Safer at Home" order for COVID-19.
12:37pm
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Pandemic shows us a reason to invest in rural communities.
11:49am
Treasury Sec. Mnuchin. Memo for financial services sector.
11:48am
CISA. Critical infrastructure sectors.
11:45am
United Way of Dunn County, Community Foundation of Dunn County. Announce joint response in Dunn and Pepin counties.
11:44am
Sen. Wirch. Entertainment options to help pass the time while isolating.
10:48am
Rep. Neubauer. Statement in support of COVID-19 Safer at Home order.
10:25am
OCI. Governor Evers, Insurance Commissioner order insurers to assist restaurants offering delivery during COCID-19 public health crisis.
10:23am
OCI. Bulletin: Coverage for delivery drivers for restaurants during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
10:22am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Statement on Gov. Evers.
9:33am
Outagamie County Exec. Nelson. Operations continue with modification.
9:31am
DOC. Second confirmed case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) reported by Corrections employee.
9:30am
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Calls on Evers to suspend rent, mortgage, and utility payments.
9:29am
St. Joe's Accountability Coalition. Call on elected officials to support Milwaukee County residents during COVID-19 global pandemic.
3:59am
DMA. Guard medic team sent to Grafton senior living facility to lend a helping hand.
3:53am
Gov. Evers. Wisconsin requests FEMA assistance in obtaining protective medical supplies.
3:52am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises executive and legislative leadership for uniting in response to COVID-19.
3:51am
Gov. Evers. Urges Wisconsinites to stay home.
3:49am
Sen. Taylor. We're either fighting COVID-19 or we're not.
3:48am
Gov. Evers. Announces four remaining Grand Princess cruise ship passengers return to Wisconsin.

3:55pm
Daily Reporter. Evers' order not likely to apply to construction.
1:55pm
WTMJ. There are now 416 coronavirus cases in Wisconsin.
12:16pm
AP. Evers ordering non-essential Wisconsin businesses closed.
12:03pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. What we know so far about Wisconsin Gov. Evers' stay-at-home order and what it means.
10:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers to order non-essential businesses to close statewide in response to COVID-19.
9:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers orders Wisconsinites to stay at home, closes non-essential businesses.
9:35am
NBC 15. 2nd Dept. of Corrections employee tests positive for COVID-19.
8:37am
The Hill. Surgeon general issues coronavirus warning: 'This week, it's going to get bad.'
4:40am
WBAY. Area fire departments ask for donations of masks, gloves, protective gowns. CBS 58. WISN.
4:38am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Protective gear supply won't be enough to meet surge demand in Wisconsin.
4:24am
Politico. Desperate, angry state leaders push back on Trump admin claims of mass mask shipments.
4:17am
CNBC. Governors across the nation slam federal coronavirus response: 'We didn't take this seriously.' Washington Post.
3:57am
NBC 26. Emergency order suspends utility rules, adds customer protections.
3:43am
WJFW. Oneida and Vilas counties ask summer tourists to stay away.
3:41am
WXOW. 100 new COVID-19 cases Sunday brings Wisconsin total to 381; Minnesota 169.
3:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin COVID-19 cases rise to 381 as Gov. Tony Evers asks FEMA for virus masks, other protective gear.
3:36am
CBS 58. Local sewers asked to hand-sew face masks for hospitals to combat supply shortage.
3:34am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Hospital Association: 'Telemedicine is especially valuable' in fight against COVID-19.
3:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Stretched thin already, Wisconsin nurses prepare for coronavirus 'storm.'
3:33am
WBAY. New orders announced by Gov. Evers affect DPI, utility rules, additional consumer protections.
3:22am
WEAU. Guard medic team sent to Grafton senior living facility to lend a helping hand.
3:21am
NBC 15. Public urged to report suspected COVID-19 fraud.
3:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin National Guard leader: We are not replacing law enforcement during the coronavirus outbreak.
3:19am
WBAY. UW-Oshkosh officials: Campus preparing to be potential housing site for COVID-19 patients.
3:09am
WEAU. Wisconsin-based health system develops its own COVID-19 tests.
3:08am
Fox 11. State Republican leaders agree with Gov. Evers on avoiding lockdown-type mandate. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:06am
Racine Journal Times. School shutdown leaves parents stressed over child care, educational backslide, paying for food.
3:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers halting prison admissions to prevent COVID-19 spread.
3:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin residents turn to outdoors amid COVID-19 lockdown.
3:00am
Kenosha News. 'We are in this together': Bryan Steil and Andrea Palm answer coronavirus questions.
2:58am
AP. U.S. virus testing faces new headwind: Lab supply shortages.
2:57am
AP. Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in U.S. soars.
2:57am
CNBC. Hospitals set up coronavirus tents, seek emergency credit and $100 billion in U.S. aid as they face onslaught of cases.
2:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. During Wisconsin's state of emergency, Milwaukee health commissioner has the power of law enforcement.
2:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Top U.S. health official rips Ron Johnson's coronavirus comments.
2:50am
Fox 6. Rest areas remain open to support truckers throughout Wisconsin.
2:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison hospitals prepare for COVID-19 surge as workers test positive, worry about safety.
2:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Evictions anywhere in Wisconsin must stop, nonprofit legal group tells state Supreme Court.
2:37am
Green Bay Press Gazette. As Wisconsin's coronavirus cases pass 200, official says federal emergency supplies 'won't be enough' for surge.

Statewide

1:03pm
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Ready for recession?

Courts

3:27pm
Marquette University. COVID-19 update: Remote learning extended, commencement postponed and other key decisions.

3:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Supreme Court temporarily bars jury trials, other court proceedings statewide, citing coronavirus concerns.
2:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawyers ask Supreme Court for consistent, statewide rules on circuit courts during crisis.
2:44am
Chippewa Herald. Federal judge extends online voter registration deadline as COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic threatens Election Day chaos.

Education

4:10pm
UW-Platteville. Update coronavirus.
11:42am
UW-River Falls. Colts in Training Sale transitioned online amid COVID-19 concerns.
10:46am
UW-Madison. Postpones May commencement ceremonies.
10:45am
UW-River Falls. COVID-19 crisis renews call for support for student emergency fund.
4:05am
Carthage College. To finish semester online.

4:33am
Janesville Gazette. Schools grapple with internet issues for rural students.
2:53am
Cap Times. UW to refund housing, dining rates for remote students by end of spring semester.

Local

10:31am
Kewaunee County. Receives $960,000 Broadband Expansion Grant.
4:07am
City of Madison. Works to support restaurant carry-out service.
3:59am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement on the passing of Dr. Lenard Wells.

Congress

4:09am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces new legislation to scale up made in America production of medical supplies and personal protective equipment for hospitals and health care workers.
3:47am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Shaheen. Call for No Junk Plans Act and enrollment assistance in economic stimulus response legislation.
3:46am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And colleagues tell Trump to immediately and fully use all Defense Production Act authorities to mobilize war-scale manufacturing effort of respirators, ventilators, test kits, other medical equipment.
3:44am
U.S. Reps. Pocan, DeLauro. To introduce layoff prevention bills.

1:22pm
The Hill. Senate fails to advance coronavirus stimulus bill for second time in two days.
12:19pm
AP. Trump appears to waffle on shutdown as Congress pursues aid.
4:19am
AP. Congressional talks churn as crisis deepens. Reuters.
4:18am
CNBC. The government budget deficit is about to explode to fight the coronavirus.
2:45am
Fox 11. Johnson defends March stock sale.
2:39am
The Hill. GOP lawmakers call on Twitter to ban Chinese Communist Party from the platform.

Politics

3:04pm
Wisconsin Elections Commssion. Wisconsin needs poll workers!
12:14pm
Priorities Wisconsin. As the ACA turns ten, medical professionals and Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions called out Trump's attempts to overturn the landmark law amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
10:49am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Pro-Karofsky groups hold 23-1 spending advantage.
4:10am
Rep. Myers. Issues statement on the closure of City of Milwaukee early voting locations.

2:34pm
Superior Telegram. Superior, Douglas County need poll workers.
4:33am
Beloit Daily News. Rock County election officials prepare for influx of absentee voters amidst COVID-19.
3:35am
Fox 6. Milwaukee's 3 early voting sites shut down 'due to increased COVID-19 exposure risk.'
2:59am
Racine Journal Times. Mount Pleasant sent the wrong absentee ballots to voters in four wards.
2:54am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin clerks are running out of ballot envelopes as absentee voting surges.

Sunday March 22, 2020

Coronavirus

5:03pm
Gov. Evers. Suspends utility rules and allows for additional consumer protections. Order.
5:02pm
Gov. Evers. Announces new order relating to Department of Public Instruction.

Saturday March 21, 2020

Coronavirus

4:04pm
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Wisconsin DHS recognizes community spread of COVID-19 in Waukesha County.
1:21pm
DOR. Like the IRS, Wisconsin extends tax filing deadline to July 15.
1:20pm
Sens. Fitzgerald, Roth; Speaker Vos, Rep. Steineke. Legislative leaders react to state's COVID-19 response.
1:15pm
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wisconsin. Open COVID-19 Relief Fund.
1:14pm
DOC. Suspension of admissions to the state prisons and juvenile facilities operated by the Department of Corrections.
4:06am
Gov. Evers. Announces federal approval of disaster loans for small businesses.
4:03am
U.S. Reps. Grothman, Moore, Pocan, Gallagher, Steil, Kind. Letter to SBA regarding small business assistance.
4:02am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Joins United Food and Commercial Workers Union local 1473 in calling on Governor Evers to classify Wisconsin grocery store workers and food processing workers as emergency responders during coronavirus state of emergency.

Politics

4:05am
Gov. Evers. Response to March 20 letter regarding April 7 election.

Friday March 20, 2020

Legislative

4:42pm
Milwaukee Treasurer Coggs. Letter to Gov. Evers, Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos regarding property taxes.
3:29pm
Rep. Ballweg. Spring listening session changes.
3:26pm
Sen. Risser. Column: Vote NO on Marsy's Law.
3:21pm
Rep. Ballweg. 16th Annual Joan Ballweg Leadership Scholarship.
3:18pm
Rep. Ballweg. 41st District student art featured at Capitol.
9:40am
Sen. Shilling. Why filling out the 2020 Census matters.

4:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Unemployment relief test for Evers, Republican lawmakers.

State Agencies

1:35pm
TDS Telecom. Receiving $1.325M in funding from the Wisconsin Broadband Grant program.
11:47am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Cancels April meeting.
10:25am
DATCP. Reminds farmers to check runoff risk prior to spreading manure.
10:22am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

Economy/Business

2:28pm
DWD. Announces new webpage providing unemployment insurance claims data.
12:41pm
Capitol East Business Association. Memo to Madison, Gov. Evers, legislators regarding regulatory decisions impacting small-medium businesses due to coronavirus.
3:21am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Launches virtual Q&A portal for questions about COVID-19 and business impact.

4:08pm
WKOW. Sub-Zero, Wolf to lay off more than 1,000.
1:03pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Roundy's to hire 2,500 in Wisconsin.
9:42am
WKOW. Income tax deadline moved to July 15 from April 15.
9:03am
CNBC. The upcoming job losses will be unlike anything the U.S. has ever seen.
9:02am
Reuters. As U.S. workers file for unemployment, some states are less prepared.
4:29am
The Hill. Economists warn jobless claims could top 1.5 million by next week.
4:09am
Kenosha News. 2020 agriculture outlook amid COVID-19 outbreak.
3:50am
WBAY. Mercury Marine moves up summer slowdown amid coronavirus pandemic.
3:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin manufacturers increase production to keep up with coronavirus demand.
3:39am
Appleton Post Crescent. As COVID-19-related unemployment and closures mount, government mulls aid programs.
3:27am
WISN. Amazon hiring 700 Wisconsin employees in response to coronavirus.
3:16am
New York Times. Coronavirus layoffs surge overwhelms unemployment offices.
2:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Unemployment claims top 30K amid coronavirus slowdown.

Coronavirus

5:12pm
DOJ. Office of Open Government advisory: Additional information regarding COVID-19 and open meetings.
4:07pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Emergency powers give Wisconsin authority to use BadgerCare to fight coronavirus.
3:55pm
DATCP. Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers, DATCP report Wisconsin fuel supply remains stable.
3:38pm
Gov. Evers. Works to increase Wisconsin medical provider access to critical supplies.
3:28pm
IAM Local 1406. Wisconsin machinists union members race to meet global venilator shortage amid COVID-19 crisis.
3:24pm
MCTS. Update on coronavirus or COVID-19.
3:23pm
Racine Mayor Mason. City of Racine to launch Small Business Emergency Fund in wake of COVID-19.
3:19pm
Washington County. Deploys virtual county services for residents.
3:17pm
City of Madison. No such thing as a 'flushable' wipe.
3:09pm
Gov. Evers. And DHS announces updated mass gatherings order.
2:43pm
DFI. Deposits are safe in federally insured financial institutions.
2:42pm
City of Madison. An update on services from your Engineering Division.
2:41pm
OCI. Governor Evers, Insurance Commissioner Afable ask insurers to offer flexibility to Wisconsinites facing economic hardship during COVID-19.
1:33pm
DMA. Wisconsin's adjutant general discusses the role of the Wisconsin National Guard in the state's COVID-19 response.
1:32pm
Transportation Development Association. Podcast highlights steps by the construction industry to protect frontline health care providers.
1:28pm
UW-La Crosse. Science faculty step up to provide enough supplies to run 2,900 COVID-19 tests.
1:26pm
Sen. Wirch. Religious worship still possible while isolating.
1:09pm
Sen. Tiffany. Statement on keeping state lands open.
11:48am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Wisconsin dentists remain available for emergency and urgent care; four signs you should seek emergency treatment.
10:52am
OCI. Bulletin: Complying with regulatory requirements during the public health emergency.
10:24am
UW-Madison. Education on the home front: How to keep young children learning in the early days of COVID-19.
10:21am
Sen. Marklein. Column: The 17th Senate District and COVID-19.
9:10am
Kewaunee County. County offices close to the public effective Friday, March 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm.
9:09am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Alters pharmacy service during coronavirus pandemic.
9:09am
United Way of Dane County. Dane County COVID-10 emergency and recovery fund announcement.
9:07am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on food with regards to COVID-19.
3:49am
Gov. Evers. Confirms two COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin.
3:36am
Various Construction Organizations. Wisconsin's construction industry to continue work, progress on projects statewide.
3:34am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Calls on public: "Help us be there for you" during pandemic.
3:27am
Rep. Myers. Calls on governor to cancel K-12 standardized testing.
3:02am
DOT. DMVs closed Friday, March 20.
3:01am
DOT. Public construction meetings are on hold.
2:59am
UW System. To offer prorated room and board refunds.
2:58am
Department of Defense. National Guard ramping up COVID-19 response.
2:57am
Sen. Wirch. Educational resources for coping with the outbreak.

2:23pm
Wisconsin State Journal. With more than 200 cases of COVID-19 and three deaths, Tony Evers says the worst is yet to come for Wisconsin.
1:50pm
WTMJ. Positive cases of coronavirus in Wisconsin now at 206.
12:43pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin reports 3rd virus death; Mayors urge primary delay.
12:23pm
Wisconsin State Journal. SSM Health doctor tests positive for COVID-19.
11:34am
Politico. States still waiting on coronavirus tests as Trump tells them to do more.
11:31am
The Hill. U.S. announces travel restrictions with Mexico, citing coronavirus.
9:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 3 in Wisconsin die from COVID-19.
4:08am
Fox 6. Healthcare providers under strain; new policies at Milwaukee-area hospitals amid COVID-19 pandemic.
3:56am
U.S. News & World Report. First COVID-19 deaths reported in Wisconsin, cases soar.
3:53am
WISC. Lack of test kits leads to low number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Rock County.
3:49am
WKBT. Emergency declaration approved for La Crosse County.
3:47am
Madison.com. Child care providers struggle with changing rules, tough decisions on front lines of pandemic.
3:46am
Center Square. Wisconsin communities make plans to enforce coronavirus crowd, closing rules, including asking neighbors to report violators.
3:29am
Fox 11. Not everyone with COVID-19 symptoms can get tested.
3:28am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. First COVID-19 cases confirmed in Eau Claire, Chippewa, Dunn, St. Croix counties.
3:14am
Fox 6. As Wisconsin COVID-19 cases climb, so do wait times for test results.
3:13am
Fox 6. Employee of Milwaukee Co. Election Commission tests positive for COVID-19, 64 cases reported in county.
3:12am
Fox 6. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in self-quarantine, came into contact with person who tested positive.
3:03am
Fox 6. Wisconsin National Guard preparing troops to assist state's coronavirus response if needed.
3:00am
WUWM. Coronavirus: 2 deaths, at least 155 confirmed cases in Wisconsin.
2:58am
WFRV. Wisconsin DOT suspending all public meetings, open houses due to coronavirus.
2:53am
WTMJ. Senator Johnson on WTMJ: 'Not downplaying' coronavirus.
2:51am
La Crosse Tribune. UW students who vacated dorms mid-semester amid COVID-19 crisis will receive refund. WKBT.
2:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Doctor at Waupun prison contracts COVID-19 as advocates push for release of inmates.
2:46am
Kenosha News. Kenosha city buildings to close to public.

Statewide

11:52am
PDPW. Announces 2021 Business Conference theme, dates.
11:51am
PDPW. Buttles, Orth, Schultz re-elected to board.
9:11am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Announces new elected Board of Directors Executive Committee.

Courts

3:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Lawmakers, DOJ: No evidence to support relaxing voting laws.
2:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislature attempting to involve itself in lawsuit seeking to ease absentee voting requirements.

Education

10:50am
UW-Stout. Professor creates crash course in alternative learning teaching.
3:37am
UW-La Crosse. Spring commencement plan.
3:03am
UW-Madison. Professors prepare carefully to offer alternative education starting Monday.

4:04am
WXOW. UW-L commencement postponed.
3:54am
Fox 11. COVID-19 forces UWO to cancel spring graduation, require students to move out of dorms.

Congress

4:05pm
Boardman & Clark. Coronavirus: Where are we now?
1:08pm
Milwaukee Area Labor Council. Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson sells stocks for profit and leaves families to fend for themselves.
9:53am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces loan forgiveness plan to support small businesses hurt by coronavirus pandemic.
4:04am
Boardman & Clark. Coronavirus relief bill signed into law.

9:32am
AP. Most renters won't receive protections under Trump proposal.
3:10am
Politico. Senate GOP to begin talks with Dems on trillion-dollar coronavirus package.
2:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Republicans oppose, Democrats support federal government's new coronavirus law.

Politics

4:18pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding upcoming election.
3:36pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Urges governor to postpone April 7 election.
1:07pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski endorses.
3:38am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. City of Madison to offer curbside voting.

3:31pm
Fox 11. Area mayors consider legal action if April election is not delayed.
12:53pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Green Bay, Fox Valley mayors blast state for 'mixed messages' in holding April 7 election amid coronavirus outbreak.
2:50am
WISC. 'Depressing and demoralizing:' No state, federal action taken to combat foreign election interference despite UW research.

Thursday March 19, 2020

Legislative

2:47am
Fox 6. Economists: WI lawmakers need to act fast for coronavirus financial relief.

State Agencies

3:47pm
DNR. Wisconsin state parks and trails remain open to public.
3:41pm
PSC. Awards $24 million in state Broadband Expansion grants.
9:16am
DOJ. Law enforcement seizes more than 300 grams of heroin from Beloit man.
2:21am
DNR. Special NRB meeting April 1 via teleconference.

Economy/Business

3:29am
Harley-Davidson. Temporarily suspending U.S. production.

2:32pm
Racine Journal Times. Kohl's announces it is closing all of its U.S. stores, starting at 7 p.m. tonight.
1:44pm
AP. Coronavirus layoffs spark surge in state jobless claims.
12:44pm
CNBC. Dentists reduce hours, postpone elective procedures to combat coronavirus.
10:01am
Reuters. For U.S. small restaurants, coronavirus impact is swift and brutal.
9:58am
The Hill. Manufacturers call for $1.4T in assistance.
9:18am
WIZM. Wisconsin ginseng hurt first by trade, next by coronavirus.
9:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin workers, businesses reeling from coronavirus fallout.
8:42am
CNBC. Weekly jobless claims jump to 281,000 ahead of surge in coronavirus layoffs.
4:36am
Stevens Point Journal. 'Help some of us survive': Stevens Point-area shops, restaurants ask customers to continue support.
4:31am
WKOW. Governor requests federal help for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
4:30am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Restaurant Association on WTMJ: "Support your local restaurant in some way, shape, or form."
3:37am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse area bars, restaurants feel impact of coronavirus scare, new rules.
3:34am
Fox 6. Snap-on associate in Milwaukee manufacturing facility tests positive for COVID-19.
3:28am
Fox 6. H-D suspends U.S. production due to COVID-19; Menomonee Falls employee positive.
3:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The coronavirus crisis decimated Milwaukee's spring concert season. Venue owners are worried for the future.
3:22am
WAOW. Wisconsin agriculture and COVID-19.
3:11am
Sheboygan Press. 'It's going to hurt us and everyone else': Bars, restaurants close or adjust to coronavirus restrictions.
3:10am
Spectrum News. Shuttered restaurants seek ways to help employees suddenly out of work.
2:56am
Fox 6. 'Scrambling to make rent:' MKE businesses launch support platform amid coronavirus closures.
2:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's smallest businesses could get $20K grants from state, federal government to help them through coronavirus.

Coronavirus

4:20pm
Gov. Evers. Urges the public to help keep our healthcare workers safe.
4:11pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County 9-1-1 implements new procedures to accommodate COVID-19 emergency response.
3:49pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard posturing forces and ready to support state, if needed.
3:46pm
Wauskesha County Exec. Farrow. Business resources are available for employers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
3:34pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Memo regarding Dane County hiring freeze.
3:33pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Office closure information.
2:59pm
Sen. Stroebel. COVID-19 update.
2:23pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County books dozens of hotel rooms to ensure safe social distancing at homeless shelters.
1:52pm
Speaker Vos. GOP Weekly Radio Address.
1:49pm
DWD. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation offices temporarily closed to the public.
12:15pm
Serve Wisconsin. COVID-19 Response Initiative launched on Volunteer Wisconsin website to connect volunteers and organizations to address pressing needs.
11:51am
Racine Mayor Mason. Statement in response to the first two COVID-19 cases in the city.
11:50am
Racine Department of Public Health. Two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the City of Racine.
11:39am
OCI. Bulletin: Proctoring of online courses - personal attestation form.
10:43am
Sen. Taylor. Calls for city to suspend towing, ticketing and debt collection.
10:32am
UW-Platteville. Update coronavirus.
10:28am
Gov. Evers. Democratic Weekly Radio Address on COVID-19 public health emergency.
10:04am
Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. Folowing alarming updates from Wisconsin prisons pointing to insufficiency of current measures against the spread of COVID-19, IWCO-Milwaukee demands emergency measures.
4:22am
City of Madison. COVID-19 impacts: Public information meetings to be rescheduled.
4:17am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Requesting more federal resources from Trump administration for Wisconsin small businesses during coronavirus crisis.
3:16am
Milwaukee VA Medical Center. Veterans tests positive for COVID-19.
3:01am
UW-Green Bay. Announces COVID-19 leave for employees.
2:56am
UW-Oshkosh. Announces next steps for university operations.
2:28am
Gov. Evers. Waives work search and modifies availability requirements for unemployment benefits. Order.
2:26am
DFI. Issues emergency guidance on remote notarization.
2:24am
Racine Mayor Mason. Declares state of emergency in wake of COVID-19. Declaration.
2:20am
Alliant Energy. Temporarily suspends disconnects for non-payment; intends to waive late fees.
2:19am
DOA. Division of Facilities Development and Management: Teleconference bid openings.

2:37pm
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin's official tally of coronavirus cases increases by nearly half, to 155.
2:24pm
Cap Times. Staffer at Waupun Correctional Institution tests positive for COVID-19 amid call to depopulate prisons.
11:56am
Politico. State Department to tell Americans don't travel abroad, come home if overseas.
9:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Physicians adapt to rapidly evolving treatment during coronavirus response.
9:19am
USA Today. Is online school illegal? With schools closing from coronavirus, special education concerns give districts pause.
9:06am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac coronavirus: City manager declares state of emergency, 3 employees quarantined.
8:46am
Politico. Governors brace for coronavirus budget cliff as tax dollars evaporate.
8:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin nurses say the shortage of masks, gowns and protective gear puts them at risk during coronavirus outbreak.
4:25am
The Hill. Officials preparing public for long-term disruption.
4:24am
WQOW. Eau Claire County awaiting many COVID-19 test results.
4:12am
Politico. Yes, states and local governments can close private businesses and restrict your movement.
4:11am
AP. How long will Americans be fighting the coronavirus?
4:10am
Fox 6. DHS limits COVID-19 testing to 'highest priority patients, health care workers' amid shortage.
4:01am
WXOW. Tomah closing city buildings, departments to public.
3:55am
Fox 11. Green Bay area hospitals try to avoid the worst of COVID-19 by 'flattening the curve.'
3:54am
WBAY. Brown Co. Courthouse closed to public after person in, around building tests positive for COVID-19.
3:53am
WBAY. Wisconsin coronavirus cases increase to 114.
3:52am
WKBT. Third positive case of coronavirus confirmed in La Crosse Co.
3:47am
WSAW. Central Wisconsin hospitals plan for medical supply shortages, brace for potential surge in patients.
3:33am
Lake Geneva Regional News. Salem School student tests positive for COVID-19.
3:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Boosting sales through the roof' In wake of the coronavirus pandemic, gun sales reach near Black Friday levels.
3:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Veteran tests positive for COVID-19 coronavirus in Wisconsin Rapids, clinic says.
3:15am
WUWM. Coronavirus: Wisconsin now has 106 cases; Milwaukee VA veterans tests positive.
3:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS: Assume COVID-19 is in your community.
3:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'I've never seen anything like it': Wisconsin hospitals face blood shortage as coronavirus cuts donations.
3:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As students start to move out, officials consider UW-Madison dorms for emergency patient housing.
3:00am
WSAW. UWSP cancels events through May 24, restricts public access.
2:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers restricts child care center capacity as state COVID-19 cases top 100. Cap Times.
2:48am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Door County leaders urge tourists to postpone travel plans to the area.
2:39am
Reuters. U.S.-Canada border closed as Florida congressman diagnosed with coronavirus.
2:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Emergency steps eyed to help Wisconsin deal with outbreak.
2:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers seeks to aid workers affected by pandemic with changes to unemployment insurance. WISC.
2:35am
WBAY. Gov. Evers announces restrictions on child care settings during outbreak.
2:32am
WTMJ. Senator Baldwin on WTMJ: Amendments slowing down coronavirus legislation, but new packages coming.

Courts

4:18am
RPW. Statement in response to Democrat attempts to rig the April election in their favor.

1:48pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP legislators seek to block Democrats' lawsuit trying to extend absentee voting.
9:21am
Cap Times. Amid pandemic, Democrats sue to ease absentee voting rules in Wisconsin.
4:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democratic National Committee sues state to roll back absentee voting requirements for April election.
2:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Media outlets sue to get lawmakers' sex harassment records. Cap Times.
2:49am
New York Times. Democrats sue Wisconsin officials to extend deadlines for early voting.

Local

4:00am
WJFW. Oneida County becomes 2nd Amendment sanctuary following county board vote.

Congress

3:47pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to ban stock buybacks, put workers on boards before big corporations receive stimulus support.
12:16pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin, U.S. Rep. Pocan. Introduce legislation to guarantee coronavirus testing kits for American servicemembers in Middle East.

3:47am
CNBC. President Trump signs coronavirus relief plan to expand paid leave.
2:43am
Center Square. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson: 'Stimulus packages don't work.'
2:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Republicans all vote against bipartisan paid leave bill responding to coronavirus. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Politics

1:39pm
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Lindsay Lemmer.
11:38am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Milwaukee African American leaders urge support for crime victims' constitional amendment.
11:36am
RPW. Statement on ballot access ahead of April 7 election.
9:15am
Bugenhagen for District II Court of Appeals. Wisconsin Supreme Court justice endorses.

1:36pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin absentee ballots break record amid virus outbreak.
10:31am
Isthmus. Who's got the right?
3:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State election officials spar over possible postponement of April 7 election.
2:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Switching remaining primaries to vote-by-mail not so easy.

Wednesday March 18, 2020

Legislative

4:51pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement: Meeting with Gov. Evers, legislative leaders.
11:27am
Sen. Smith. Column: Emergency preparedness to build resilient communities.

3:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Senate leaders considering virtual session as a backup plan.

State Agencies

11:51am
DATCP. Pesticide applicator certification testing temporarily suspended.
5:09am
Badger Institute. Stuck on the sidelines.

Economy/Business

2:39pm
DWD. January local employment and unemployment data released.
11:56am
DWD. Job centers remain open to support Wisconsin workers and employers.
9:07am
WEDC. Announces targeted grants to small businesses suffering losses due to coronavirus emergency.
5:00am
Metro Transit. Statement on service.

1:32pm
AP. Trump invokes emergency authority; Big 3 automakers closing.
1:22pm
CNBC. Hotels face drop in occupancy, revenue amid coronavirus outbreak.
11:13am
The Hill. Restaurant industry estimates $225B in losses from coronavirus.
8:26am
New York Times. Layoffs are just starting, and the forecasts are bleak.
4:33am
WKOW. 'It's tough to talk about,' bars and restaurants close under statewide order, seek new ways to survive. WISC. NBC 15.
4:31am
WAOW. Wausau Center Mall closed after mandate from Gov. Evers.
4:27am
Fox 11. Fox River Mall shuts down for COVID-19 pandemic.
4:24am
WFRV. Green Bay bars brace after Gov. Evers' mandate.
4:19am
WKOW. Wisconsin Dells feels economic impact of COVID-19.
4:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. Food Fight furloughs about 750 employees, in bad sign for independent restaurants.
4:04am
WSAW. Wausau restaurants respond to mandatory closures.
4:02am
Politico. Coronavirus layoffs surge across America, overwhelming unemployment offices.
3:55am
WDIO. Local restaurants and bars affected by COVID-19 mandatory closures.
3:55am
WISC. AMC Theatres to close all locations, including Madison, amid coronavirus pandemic.
3:52am
Milwaukee Biz Times. SBA's $2 million disaster relief loans not yet available.
3:36am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. 'Every dollar matters': Local shops, restaurants urge customers to continue support.
3:35am
NBC 15. East Towne, West Towne Malls closed until further notice.
3:32am
Fox 6. 'Fighting for this industry:' Brookfield bar stays open despite Gov. Evers' order to close.
3:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. How to apply for unemployment in Wisconsin if you get laid off because of coronavirus.

Coronavirus

4:50pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Midwest food manufacturers, trade associations ask clarification, exemptions in gathering law. Letter.
4:22pm
Sen. Wirch. Substance abuse recovery suports available during outbreak.
4:20pm
FAST Fund. Supports efforts to place a ban on evictions during the COVID-19 crisis.
4:07pm
UW-Madison. Stephenson and Shutske: Six possible impacts of COVID-19 on farming.
4:06pm
Rep. Tranel. Statement on Coronavirus impact on farmers and small businesses.
4:05pm
Alliant Energy Foundation. Donates $100,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts.
3:39pm
Sen. Taylor. Applauds WEC Energy for corporate compassion.
3:37pm
DFI. Issues emergency guidance on character and fitness requirements for payday and licensed lenders.
3:20pm
WSTA. Broadband providers united on Keep Americans Connected pledge.
3:08pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Amendment would protect workers during coronavirus emergency.
3:06pm
DOT. DMV limiting in-person services beginning March 23.
3:03pm
Madison Teachers Inc. United in support of our community.
2:22pm
Viterbo University. Important update about classes.
2:21pm
UW-Stevens Point. Online, alternative delivery continues through spring semester.
2:16pm
DOR. All TCE, most VITA sites closed due to COVID-19 concerns.
1:50pm
Gov. Evers. Orders scaling down of all child care settings. Order.
1:06pm
Waukesha County Register of Deeds. To provide all services online, by mail or through drop-off options.
12:36pm
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals. Demand immediate action to protect healthcare workers & Wisconsinites across the state.
11:55am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Demands the release from prisons and jails of communities vulnerable to COVID-19.
11:53am
Gov. Evers. Submits request for Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance for small Wisconsin businesses.
11:29am
Kewaunee County. Resolution declaring a public health emergency.
8:29am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County activates Emergency Operation Center to help contain COVID-19.
7:43am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on local business with regards to COVID-19.
5:34am
DATCP. Provides resources to farmers, agricultural businesses on COVID-19.
5:01am
Rep. Vining. Shares COVID-19 assistance information for small businesses and workers.
4:59am
DNR, Wisconsin Conservation Congress. Spring hearings in-person portion cancelled.
4:36am
Mayo Clinic. Deferring elective care.
3:18am
UW-Milwaukee. UWM employee COVID-19 update.

2:10pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Confirmed cases of coronavirus surpass 100 in Wisconsin.
1:56pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 200 at Children's Hospital tested for coronavirus after doctor tests positive.
1:39pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State not yet sure how many ventilators and ICU beds will be available.
1:38pm
La Crosse Tribune. First 2 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in La Crosse County.
1:37pm
Stevens Point Journal. Republican state senator asks Gov. Tony Evers to ease ban on mass gatherings so people can go to church.
1:35pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. DATCP has received 34 price gauging complaints, including 7 against Menards.
1:19pm
The Hill. U.S. Conference of Mayors requests $250B in localized aid to fight coronavirus.
1:10pm
Fox 11. Brown County announces first coronavirus case.
12:15pm
Reuters. Trump says he will invoke Defense Production Act to fight coronavirus.
10:23am
The Hill. Study: Coronavirus can survive in air for hours, on surfaces for days.
9:45am
Cap Times. Madison mayor announces limits on city services, paid emergency leave for city employees.
4:43am
CNBC. Coronavirus has now spread to all 50 states and DC, U.S. death toll passes 100.
4:42am
The Hill. U.S. plan warns coronavirus pandemic could last 18 months: report.
4:34am
WISN. Coronavirus leaps to 90 cases as Wisconsin experiences test ingredient shortage.
4:26am
WBAY. Green Bay City Council approves state of emergency, Fire Chief says hospitals at 97% capacity.
4:20am
Duluth News Tribune. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College to move classes online.
4:19am
WISC. Ho-Chunk gaming Wisconsin Dells joins other casinos in closing due to coronavirus.
4:00am
AP. Analysis: American attitudes make virus response a hard sell.
3:53am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac Coronavirus: County executive to ask county board to 'affirm' emergency declaration.
3:51am
Fox 6. Kwik Trip suspending self-serve food and drink due to COVID-19 mandates.
3:50am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin insurers waive members' coronavirus testing costs.
3:35am
Fox 6. With 40 COVID-19 cases in Milw. Co., officials could 'exercise Chapter 252 for more closures.'
3:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Gov. Evers talks about coronavirus impact on state functions, like the upcoming April primary.
3:33am
WSAW. Sheriff, Wausau police explain enforcement of governor's order to close bars, restaurants.
3:30am
Fox 11. Green Bay diocese suspends public Mass attendance.
3:25am
WTMJ. Law enforcement agencies tweak approach to policing amid COVID-19 pandemic.
3:24am
Fox 6. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee employee tested positive for COVID-19.
3:23am
Fox 6. Gov. Evers announces executive order making changes to unemployment amid coronavirus.
3:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bars and restaurants to close, gatherings of more than 10 people banned.
3:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. State's Catholic leaders cancel celebration of public Mass.
3:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State responds to increased demand for COVID-19 testing.
3:15am
WBAY. Bars and restaurants to close as coronavirus spreads in Wisconsin, FdL Co. cases now at 12.
3:11am
Fox 6. Wisconsin State Patrol ready to assist with transport of COVID-19 test kits, samples.

Courts

3:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Governor's office to turn over records sought by legislator who sued.

Education

3:04pm
UW-Stout. Graphic communications students garner seven Gutenberg Awards.

4:18am
Ashland Daily Press. Wisconsin schools to decide if distance learning will count toward final grade.

Congress

2:24pm
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Calls on Congress to recognize unique needds of veterans.
1:46pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And colleagues call for direct cash assistance to help Americans weather economic fallout of coronavirus outbreak.
12:07pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce emergency paid leave; small business support legislation in response to worsening coronavirus crisis.

1:15pm
Politico. Senate to pass coronavirus package as Treasury proposes emergency checks starting April 6.
11:39am
Reuters. Trump administration wants to send taxpayers $500 billion, $50 billion in loans for airlines.
10:09am
AP. Senate turns to House-passed virus bill, bigger one in works.
5:05am
Newsweek. Paid sick leave bill to combat coronavirus hits a snag - Senate Republicans.
4:46am
The Hill. Trump officials get pushback from GOP on coronavirus stimulus plans.
4:41am
Reuters. Trump presses for $1 trillion stimulus as U.S. coronavirus deaths cross 100.
4:05am
CNBC. 'No blank check' for airlines seeking more than $50 billion in coronavirus aid, Democrats warn.
3:12am
La Crosse Tribune. Rep. Ron Kind touts bipartisan House response to coronavirus in La Crosse, urges Senate to pass bill.

Politics

4:14pm
All Voting is Local Wisconsin and various other organizations. Letter to Governor Evers, Legislature, and Wisconsin Elections Commissioners regarding upcoming elections.
4:12pm
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and various other organizations. Letter to Congress, governors and state election officials regarding elections policies.

12:13pm
AP. Top Wisconsin official: Spring election faces many problems.
5:12am
WJFW. Candidates Zunker, Tiffany give statements on coronavirus House bill.
3:43am
WTMJ. Requests for absentee ballots are at record pace due to COVID-19 concerns.
3:42am
Fox 11. Green Bay's mayor calls for mail-in election.
3:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers is sticking with Wisconsin's April 7 presidential primary but others push for postponement.
3:22am
USA Today. Biden projected to win Arizona, capping wins in all three states voting Tuesday and continuing his streak over Sanders.
3:09am
Washington Post. Democratic groups to spend millions hitting Trump over coronavirus response.

Tuesday March 17, 2020

Legislative

2:45pm
Rep. Tittl. Interview with CBN to air nationwide.
10:10am
Sen. Fitzgerald. To postpone March floor session.
8:51am
Rep. Gruszynski. Calls for state action to address unemployment benefits.

2:15pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Legislature prepares to act amid virus closings.
11:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Governor, legislative leaders working on state aid plan for coronavirus response.
10:35am
U.S. News. & World Report. Wisconsin Senate postpones session due to coronavirus.
4:29am
Daily Reporter. States turn to cash reserves as coronavirus strains budgets.

State Agencies

10:56am
DMA. ReadyWisconsin encourages everyone to be flood smart this spring.

3:54am
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance.

Economy/Business

3:03pm
WEDC. Working to secure federal small business disaster loans for Wisconsin.

11:54am
Reuters. Trump administration mulls checks for Americans to support economy.
10:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Penzeys Spices, Great Dane and Vintage brewing closed in response to COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
10:17am
WBAY. Oneida Casino to close for two weeks in response to coronavirus.
9:27am
The Hill. At least 20 states order partial closures of restaurants, bars amid coronavirus.
4:11am
Madison.com. Waterparks, museums close; state tourism industry braces for hit from COVID-19.
4:10am
Madison Magazine. Local restaurants circulate statement asking Gov. Evers to help the industry.
3:42am
Reuters. 'D' word rears head as coronavirus-hit markets brace for recession.
3:40am
Reuters. U.S. airlines seek $50 billion coronavirus bailout to avoid collapse.
3:33am
CBS 58. 11 Milwaukee County municipalities order bars, restaurants to close aside from carry-out, delivery.
3:19am
WSAW. Small businesses likely to suffer from financial impact of COVID-19.
3:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin businesses impacted by efforts to stem spread of new coronavirus.
2:53am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac businesses adjust to ban on large gatherings to combat spread of coronavirus.
2:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'There is not a lot of safety net': With St. Patrick's Day effectively canceled, Milwaukee bar and restaurant owners face uncertain futures.
2:43am
Madison.com. Madison restaurant owners grapple with coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus

4:52pm
Sen. Kooyenga. Letter to Secs. Palm and Crim regading professional licsensure measures.
4:48pm
UW-Stout. Campus update.
4:27pm
Sen. Carpenters. Thanks Governor Evers.
3:57pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on Gov. Evers' actions to support workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
3:56pm
DWD. Governor Evers to issue emergency order waiving work search, modifying availability requirements for UI benefits - asks Legislature to repeal one week wait.
3:55pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Statement on Governor Evers decision to close bars and restaurants in Wisconsin.
3:14pm
LFB. U.S. House of Representatives legislation passed in response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
2:52pm
DATCP. Provides tips for Wisconsin consumers seeking ticket refunds.
2:47pm
DOR. With COVID-19, taxpayers asked to use DOR's online services in lieu of in-person visits to customer service centers.
2:30pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Creates COVID-19 Community Support Fund.
2:18pm
ETF. WDC Program moves to online-only appointments due to COVID-19.
2:15pm
Wisconsin Family Ties. Moves to virtual service delivery model in response to COVID-19.
1:57pm
Gov. Evers. Directs DHS to limit gatherings to less than 10 to slow spread of COVID-19. Emergency Order #5.
12:54pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on agriculture and COVID-19.
12:11pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Community spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) occurring in Dane County.
11:50am
DOT. State Patrol ready to assist with transport of COVID-19 test kits/samples.
11:49am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Members of the public urged to stop calling 911, going to emergency rooms for non-emergency symptoms.
10:38am
Arts Wisconsin. Cancelled: Creative Wisconsin Day.
10:27am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on taking care of children in reponse to COVID-19.
4:04am
Milwaukee Health Department. COVID-19 Order Restricting Food and Beverage Sales in the Cities and Villages of Milwaukee, Bayside, Brown Deer, Fox Point, Glendale, River Hills, Shorewood, Whitefish Bay, Cudahy, South Milwaukee, and St. Francis.
4:00am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Changes to city services and paid leave in response to COVID-19.
3:56am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County updates regarding COVID-19.
3:54am
Wisconsin Historical Society. COVID-19 update.
2:41am
Oak Creek Health Department. Reports positive case of COVID-19.
2:23am
Outagamie County Public Health. Confirms first case.

2:51pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. There is a shortage of coronavirus tests in Wisconsin, and even health care workers are having a hard time getting one.
2:48pm
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison moves all classes online for rest of semester.
2:19pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison. Dane County make more service adjustments for COVID-19.
2:17pm
WISC. Wisconsin now has 72 confirmed coronavirus cases, experts seeing evidence of community spread.
12:43pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pandemic prompts hospitals to postpone some surgeries.
12:20pm
WKOW. Dane County confirms community spread of COVID-19.
11:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin faces low supply of reagents to conduct COVID-19 tests.
10:15am
WTMJ. Froedtert South opens drive-thru coronavirus testing site in Kenosha County.
9:30am
Reuters. 'Ticking time bombs': U.S. jails raise alarm amid coronavirus outbreak.
4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. State lab ramps up testing for COVID-19 as person-to-person spread begins.
4:30am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County to close all non-essential services; many court dates could change.
4:26am
Green Bay Press Gazette. As coronavirus cases increase in Wisconsin, Brown County leaders urge residents to be ready for its arrival.
4:08am
Fox 6. Wisconsin DPI waives state-mandated hour requirement for school districts.
3:52am
Fox 6. Evidence of 'community transmission' of COVID-19 in Milwaukee.
3:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. With 46 active cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, Tony Evers bans gatherings of 50 or more people statewide in effort to slow virus' spread.
3:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin labs testing for COVID-19 are overwhelmed.
3:49am
Politico. Latest coronavirus testing glitch: Not enough cotton swabs.
3:48am
AP. Government issues historic restrictions amid virus outbreak.
3:47am
New York Times. White House takes new line after dire report on death toll.
3:46am
Washington Post. Americans kept wondering what the president wanted them to do about coronavirus. Finally, Trump offered some guidance.
3:29am
WKOW. 'We're hoping for voluntary compliance', police tasked with enforcing new crowd orders.
3:28am
NBC 26. Bellin Health CEO "We do not have the beds if this becomes a runaway virus."
3:26am
WEAU. Gunderson and Mayo open drive-thru COVID-19 testing zones in La Crosse area.
3:25am
WFRV. "This virus is real:" Brown County officials address coronavirus response.
3:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Congresswoman self-quarantining for COVID-19.
3:17am
CNBC. Absent 'clear directives' from Trump, state and city leaders take aggressive actions to contain coronavirus.
3:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County declares state of emergency; state moves to highest level alert amid pandemic.
3:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Mass transit operators attempt to flatten new coronavirus curve.
3:00am
WSAW. School districts scramble to implement virtual learning after immediate closures announced Sunday night..
2:57am
Appleton Post Crescent. 'I'll find one way or another': Fox Valley closures put parents in unknown territory, but many think it was the right call.
2:55am
WTMJ. Milwaukee VA restricts visitations to extenuating circumstances.
2:54am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Major Milwaukee museums close.
2:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Libraries across Wisconsin respond to COVID-19.
2:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee's Potawatomi Hotel & Casino joins other casinos in shutting down in response to pandemic.
2:27am
Superior Telegram. Superior, Douglas County declare state of emergency.
2:25am
WISC. Lawmakers, workers push for paid sick leave legislation amid coronavirus closures.
2:24am
WBAY. Outagamie County coronavirus patient in isolation.
2:22am
WXOW. UPDATE: UW-L updates students about online classes, residence halls.

Congress

12:14pm
U.S. Sen. Baldiwn. Supports Senate action on coronavirus response legislation.
8:49am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Says House coronavirus vote was rushed, calls on Senate to do their homework.

12:15pm
Politico. Emergency stimulus to soar above $1 trillion.
9:28am
The Hill. Coronavirus response bill estimated to cost $104 billion.
9:15am
MarketWatch. Washington works on coronavirus stimulus, with Trump administration calling for $850 billion package.
3:10am
U.S. News & World Report. USAID head, rare Trump aide with bipartisan support, resigns.
2:26am
WTMJ. Senator Johnson: Federal government needs to focus on helping states, businesses during coronavirus pandemic.

Politics

4:34pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin, Diability Vote Coalition. Letter to Gov. Evers and legislative leaders regarding recommendations from disability and aging organizations re April 7th election.
3:58pm
Waukeshe County Clerk Wartman. Waukesha County voters encourage to vote absentee for April 7 election.
3:01pm
Village of Richfield. "Drive Through Absentee Voting" staring March 23rd.
12:33pm
Dittrich for 38th Assembly. Announces her run for re-election.
11:47am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Outside groups for Karofsky outspending those for Kelly.
10:33am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Absentee ballot requests for April 7 already exceed last three Spring Election absentee numbers.
8:50am
Bugenhagen for District II Court of Appeals. Pro-Life Victory Fund PAC endorses.
4:01am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Cancels live convention to hold limited virtual convention.

2:30am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk, Columbia counties encouraging absentee ballots for spring election during COVID-19 outbreak.
2:29am
Madison.com. Officials urge absentee voting as Wisconsin's April election still on.
2:28am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County encourages absentee voting, but candidate forums canceled.

Monday March 16, 2020

Legislative

10:57am
Sen. Schachtner. Column: Be a helper.

State Agencies

10:55am
DOT. Go online for DMV services.
8:25am
DATCP. 73rd Alice in Dairyland top candidates announced.

3:25am
WKBT. DNR: 51 invasive carp in Mississippi River near La Crosse.
3:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Retirement System participants to see slight bump in pension checks.

Economy/Business

3:05pm
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Will move programming online.
9:10am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. January 2020 Home Sales Report.

12:41pm
Reuters. Coronavirus: First test of a U.S. financial system 10 years in repair.
8:44am
MarketWatch. Stocks plunge at opening bell, triggering trading halt.
7:27am
CNBC. Retail store closures in the U.S. could explode because of the coronavirus.
4:05am
CNBC. Federal Reserve cuts rates to zero and launches massive $700 billion quantitative easing program.
3:28am
New York Times. Coronavirus cost to businesses and workers: 'It has all gone to hell.'
3:28am
The Hill. Pandemic derails resilient U.S. economy.

Coronavirus

4:37pm
Marquette University. Video from President Lovell and operational changes.
4:36pm
DPI. Updated guidance for districts during COVID-19 school closures.
4:35pm
Edgewood College. Campus update for March 16, 2020.
4:28pm
City of Milwaukee Treasurer Coggs. Announces closure for in-person assistance.
2:17pm
Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board. Job centers respond to COVID-19.
2:16pm
TDS Telecom. Announces free broadband access for new K-12, college student households and more for 60 days.
2:13pm
Hunger Task Force. Operational response to coronavirus.
1:58pm
Gov. Evers. Directs DHS to prohibit mass gatherings of 50 people or more. Order.
1:49pm
MLB. Opening of regular season to be pushed back.
1:21pm
Rep. Tranel. Statement on COVID-19.
12:40pm
AG Kaul. Warns Wisconsin residents of COVID-19 scams and price gouging.
12:21pm
Children's Wisconsin. Appointement, surgery and procedure cancellations.
12:17pm
MCTS. Updated on coronavirus or COVID-19.
12:05pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. COVID-19 response by Wisconsin banks to support community health.
12:04pm
Reps. Subeck, Pope. Assebmly Democrats address family leave during COVID-19 pandemic.
11:30am
Wisconsin Emergency Management. State Emergency Operations Center elevates to Level 1 response.
11:28am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Declares State of Emergency in response to coronavirus. Declaration.
11:26am
Central Racine County Health Department. Local health departments make new recommendations/sign orders to limit non-essential gatherings of >50 people.
10:44am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on City of Madison actions on coronavirus.
10:02am
Gov. Evers. And DHS, Wisconsin National Guard work to bring Grand Princess cruise ship passengers safely back to Wisconsin.
10:00am
DOJ. Office of Open Government Advisory: Coronavirus Disease 2019 and open meetings.
9:56am
City of Janesville. Emergency Operations Center activated.
9:20am
T-Mobile. Update on COVID-19 response.
9:18am
OCI. Bulletin: Regulatory flexibility regarding COVID-19.
8:20am
Sen. Taylor. Calls for extention on utility moratorium.
4:44am
Wood County Health Department. Cofirmed case coronavirus.
4:23am
Madison Metro Sewerage District. Closes to public; cancels tours until further notice, public meetings scheduled for this week.
4:18am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Statement on mass gatherings in Waukesha County following CDC guidelines.
4:16am
Racine Mayor Mason. COVID-19 updates.
4:12am
City of Green Bay. Green Bay Metro suspends public transit services until further notice.
3:23am
WIAA. Statement on spring sports seasons.

2:47pm
CNBC. Trump says coronavirus crisis could stretch into August, may look at lockdown for 'certain areas.'
2:39pm
The Hill. Trump urges Americans to avoid gatherings of more than 10 people.
2:27pm
Fox 6. West Allis resident tests positive for coronavirus, recently returned to U.S. from international travel.
1:51pm
CBS Sports. Coronavirus: MLB Opening Day pushed back until at least mid-May; owners still hoping for full schedule.
1:46pm
New York Times. Trump to governors on ventilators: 'Try getting it yourselves.'
1:17pm
WKOW. Department of Military Affairs elevates Wisconsin COVID-19 response to 'Level 1.'
1:15pm
The Hill. States lead, unevenly, on coronavirus response.
1:10pm
Madison.com. State historic sites around Wisconsin close due to COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
12:20pm
WTMJ. Children's Wisconsin postpones all non-time sensitive surgeries, clinic appointments due to coronavirus.
12:18pm
WTMJ. Gov. Tony Evers orders ban on mass gatherings of 50 or more people.
11:45am
AP. U.S. official on virus: 'Every chance we could be Italy.'
9:50am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Associated Bank to suspend lobby access at most of its branches.
9:49am
Portage Daily Register. Resorts in Wisconsin Dells begin to close amid COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
9:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. State lab stays open over weekend, ramps up testing for COVID-19 coronavirus.
9:15am
WBAY. CDC coming to Fond du Lac County as coronavirus numbers increase.
8:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS Secretary: Effort underway to expand coronavirus test availability in Wisconsin.
7:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Agencies take steps to ensure coronavirus doesn't stop seniors from getting nutritious food.
6:33am
Fox 11. Fond du Lac health officials: 11 COVID-19 cases, more expected.
6:32am
NBC 26. Advocate Aurora Health adopting no-visitor policy.
6:32am
WKOW. Capital City Sunday: Gov. Evers & DHS Andrea Palm on COVID-19 response.
6:27am
WJFW. Confirmed COVID-19 case in Wood County.
4:28am
Fox 6. 'Top priority:' Chris Abele declares public health emergency in Milwaukee County.
4:21am
Kenosha News. Wisconsin prisons prohibit most visitors to prevent spread of COVID-19 coronavirus.
4:11am
WBAY. Green Bay Metro Transit suspends public transportation Monday amid coronavirus concerns.
4:10am
WKBT. Mayo Clinic Health System restricts patients to one visitor effective immediately.
4:02am
AP. U.S. moves nearer to shutdown amid coronavirus fears.
4:01am
AP. CDC's latest guidance could mean no sports for much longer.
4:00am
Politico. Terminal crush: Air passengers caught in Trump's travel ban.
3:58am
The Hill. U.S. reaches moment of truth on coronavirus.
3:57am
The Hill. CDC recommends no events of more than 50 people for next eight weeks.
3:56am
CBS 58. School closures of 8 weeks or more may better mitigate coronavirus spread, CDC says.
3:55am
The Guardian. 'People are just panicking': midwesterners unmoved over coronavirus outbreak.
3:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Number of COVID-19 cases increases to 33 in Wisconsin.
3:53am
WSAW. Dane County bans gatherings of 50 or more people.
3:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County schools closing immediately due to COVID-19, restaurants to reduce capacity by half.
3:47am
Fox 6. 'Stop, grab, and go:' School districts set up food distribution sites for children in need.
3:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dane County takes aggressive measures in wake of coronavirus pandemic.
3:39am
Fox 6. Spokesman: Potawatomi 'not currently planning to make changes to operations' due to coronavirus.
3:36am
Fox 6. For first time in history, law against price gouging is triggered by public health emergency.
3:25am
WJFW. Stevens Point suspends city meetings, non-essential travel indefinitely.
3:23am
WFRV. Northeast Wisconsin hospitals issue visitor restrictions due to coronavirus.
3:22am
Appleton Post Crescent. Closing of schools due to coronavirus puts spring sports in flux after WIAA gave OK to proceed.
3:21am
WEAU. Governor Evers directs WisDOT to issue COVID-19 Relief Effort Supply Permits.
3:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Some Wisconsin nursing homes ending family visits except in end of life situations.
3:18am
WISC. Great Wolf Lodge temporarily closes, Wisconsin Dells prepares for coronavirus.
3:17am
Fox 6. Milwaukee Health Department confirms city's 2nd coronavirus case as MPS school employee.
3:16am
USA Today. Coronavirus school closings: 33 states, Los Angeles' LAUSD, New York City shut all K-12 schools.
3:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers orders all Wisconsin schools to close amid COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. WUWM. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:11am
WTMJ. 'This is just the beginning': How a top WI doctor wants us to work together to stop the spread.
3:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW students scramble as COVID-19 coronavirus empties dorms, shifts classes online.
3:03am
New York Times. Worst-case estimates for U.S. coronavirus deaths.
3:02am
AP. Trump's latest travel ban highlights gaps in containment net.
3:01am
The Hill. Slow testing rollout sets back U.S. coronavirus response.

Environment/Outdoors

11:24am
The Hill. Military sees surge in sites with 'forever chemicals' contamination.

Courts

12:49pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County, Madison water utility sued for withholding PFAS records.

Education

1:56pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Move to online schools offers students chance to enter 'Wisconsin YES!' business plan contest.
1:53pm
UW-Stevens Point. UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named.
12:03pm
UW-Eau Claire. Nursing program in Marshfield serves as special legacy for western Wisconsin family.
10:45am
UW-Madison. Molds damage the lung's protective barrier to spur future asthma attacks.

3:30am
Madison.com. The wait for public records: UW System lags behind its campuses in response time.

Congress

1:48pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Ron Johnson's opposition to paid sick days threatens to delay or weaken coronavirus reponse.
10:58am
Rep. Myers. Statement regarding Wisconsin Congressional Republicans vote on coronavirus relief.
8:22am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on H.R. 6201.
8:22am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on coronavirus legislation.

9:40am
Politico. Senate scrambles on coronavirus package as U.S. begins to shut down.
7:10am
Bloomberg. Virus relief risks being slowed by a few GOP senators' concerns.
4:15am
Chicago Tribune. What's in the emergency coronavirus bill: Free testing, $1 billion in unemployment benefits, but millions of workers are left out of sick leave provision.
3:38am
CNBC. The Senate has not yet scheduled a vote for the coronavirus relief bill already passed by the House.
3:37am
Racine Journal Times. 28 confirmed cases in state; Steil and Johnson talk about opposition to the coronavirus relief bill.
3:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republicans voted against House coronavirus relief package, despite President Trump's support.

Politics

4:08pm
Dane County Bar Association. Cancels Supreme Court Candidates Forum.
12:40pm
Youth Climate Action Team of Wisconsin. To endorse Nada Elmikashifi.
10:14am
Village of Sussex. Voters encouraged to vote absentee for April 7 election.
8:39am
Kelly for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Releases new TV ad highlighting his record of protecting the public and standing up for constitutional rights.
8:27am
Polack for 1st Congress. Applauds passage of bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
8:24am
Stuck for 8th Congress. Applauds pasage of Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
8:21am
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Amy Noble.

11:47am
AP. Wisconsin officials push absentee voting in virus shutdown.
8:19am
Marshfield News Herald. Winner in 7th Congressional District special election in May will face quick transition - and another election in Novemvber.
8:18am
Cap Times. In Wisconsin Supreme Court race, Kelly and Karofsky draw clear distinctions.
7:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Trump's last loss: How Wisconsin Republicans have come to embrace the president over 4 years.
7:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Left behind? National Democrats carve more progressive path than Wisconsin party leaders.
4:27am
WBAY. Clerks 'bombarded' with requests for absentee ballots amid COVID-19 pandemic.
4:24am
DrydenWire. Rep. Romaine Quinn announces he won't seek reelection.
4:06am
Fox 6. April 7 presidential primary: Officials anticipate '500% increase' in absentee voting amid coronavirus.
3:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. With April primary election looming, Milwaukee officials push alternatives to voting in person, seek volunteers.
3:12am
WBAY. Voting changes to nursing homes, some polling locations allowed to relocate.
3:05am
Appleton Post Crescent. As coronavirus fears spread throughout Wisconsin, local officials hold back on campaign events, public interactions.
3:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. How to get an absentee ballot in Wisconsin during the coronavirus outbreak.

Sunday March 15, 2020

Coronavirus

2:37pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Issues order closing schools and imposing countywide directive to stop holding gatherings of 50 or more people.

Saturday March 14, 2020

Coronavirus

3:06pm
DOT. Governor Evers directs WisDOT to issue COVID-19 relief effort supply permits.
2:51pm
Washington County. Begins emergency protocols to mitigate COVID-19 spread. Proclamation.
1:41pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County updates regarding COVID-19.
4:51am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Issues order imposing countywide directive to stop holding mass gatherings of 250 or more people.
4:06am
DHS. Governor Evers and Secretary-designess Palm close Wisconsin schools.
3:53am
AFT-Wisconsin. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding coronavirus and state employees.
3:51am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Responds to coronavirus COVID-19, urges absentee voting.
3:49am
City of Racine. Community centers and public library closed beginning Monday March 16th.
3:47am
Sen. Taylor. Calls for special session on COVID-19.
3:44am
Kenosha Unified School District, Racine Unified School District, Milwaukee Public Schools. Coronavirus update - school closure.
3:42am
Alliant Energy. A letter to customers.
3:40am
DWD. Wisconsin-Work Share program available to support Wisconsin workers and business.

Friday March 13, 2020

Governor

8:22am
Center Square. Wisconsin towns applaud flood aid 'start.'

Legislative

3:07pm
Rep. Spreitzer, Sen. Ringhand. Cancel in-person listening sessions, announce virtual listening session.
11:12am
LRB. Constitutional Amendment Relating to Crime Victims' Rights.
10:05am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Hire Howard Part II.
9:50am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: The importance of school bus safety.

3:45am
Superior Telegram. Wisconsin Senate to consider legislation for Superior expo district.
3:43am
WKOW. Agriculture groups push lawmakers to help Wisconsin farmers.

State Agencies

11:39am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

3:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Elections agency approves polling place flexibility in light of COVID-19. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Economy/Business

3:46am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Service sectors help Wisconsin add 5,200 jobs in January.

Coronavirus

5:17pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Announces temporary closure of senior dining facilities. 
5:15pm
ETF. Response to COVID-19.
5:15pm
Sen. Ringhand. Pandemic illustrates importance of paid family medical leave. 
5:10pm
Waukesha County Clerk of Circuit Court. Jury service canceled from March 16 through April 12 due to COVID-19 virus precautions. 
5:09pm
DPI. Stanford Taylor statement on Gov. Evers' executive order. 
5:05pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Statement on mass gatherings in Waukesha County. 
4:43pm
Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Mandate Statewide Closure of All K-12 Wisconsin Schools. DHS Order. 
4:20pm
UW-Madison. Responds to employee diagnosed with COVID-19.
4:13pm
NFIB Wisconsin. Most Wisconsin small businesses not currently impacted but Fitchburg member facing disruptions.
4:07pm
UW-Platteville. Update on coronavirus.
4:01pm
Community Advocates and other organizations. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding COVID-19.
3:59pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard troops mobilized to transport Wisconsin residents to homes for self-quarantine.
3:57pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. 2020 CheeseExpo postponed and rescheduled for April 6-8, 2021 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.
3:45pm
Badger Air Community Council. Airmen of the 115th Fighter Wing serving during public health emergency.
3:44pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Letter to Defense Sec. Esper regarding DoD COVID-19 strategy.
3:29pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Statement on area schools and school districts.
3:00pm
DATCP. Provides important information on Executive Order #72 and Wisconsin's price gouging statute.
2:50pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on paid sick leave.
2:43pm
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. Community-based health plans are acting on COVID-19.
2:42pm
UW-Eau Claire. Campus event cancellations related to COVID-19.
1:38pm
Kewaunee County. Public Health Department addresses COVID-19.
1:03pm
Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative. Will cover COVID-19 testing and screening.
12:59pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Declares state of emergency in response to COVID-19 pandemic. Proclamation.
12:57pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Issues proclamation about COVID-19.
12:49pm
Charter Communication. To offer free access to Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi for 60 days for new K-12 and college student households and more.
12:22pm
Big Ten. Statement on organized team activities.
12:12pm
DOC. Suspension of all visiting at Department of Corrections Institutions.
11:41am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Spokesman addresses coronavirus precautions.
11:22am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Statement on COVID-19 pandemic.
10:29am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office responds to COVID-19 developments.
10:22am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Receives CDC answers on coronavirus testing capacity.
9:53am
PSC. Tells Wisconsin utilities to suspend disconnections for nonpayment during public health emergency.
9:45am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Two close contacts of person with coronavirus (COVID-19) test positive for virus.
9:22am
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on COVID-19.
8:28am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Announces temporary closure of DC, Wisconsin offices.
8:27am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. All March events have been canceled.
8:26am
UW-Stevens Point. Spring break extended, alternative instruction.
8:11am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Coronavirus testing capacity shortage explained.
4:25am
WIAA. Cancels all remaining winter state tournament series events.

3:01pm
NBC 26. Clintonville closes schools to prevent coronavirus spreading.
2:41pm
The Hill. President Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus.
1:52pm
WTMJ. Large group of suburban Milwaukee school districts to close until mid-April.
1:49pm
WISN. First case of coronavirus confirmed in Racine County, 19 confirmed in Wisconsin.
1:47pm
Reuters. U.S. Treasury chief dashes hopes for broad tariff cut to fight coronavirus.
1:42pm
WJFW. Stevens Point schools to implement e-learning the week following Spring Break.
1:36pm
WBAY. Shawano school to close for a month in response to coronavirus.
1:33pm
WKOW. Four Madison music venues rescheduling or postponing events.
12:17pm
Politico. Trump administration mulling temporary suspension of student loan payments, Mnuchin says.
12:15pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Lakefront Brewery closed to the public.
12:07pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. Mercury Marine implements prevention measures after possible employee coronavirus exposure.
12:02pm
U.S. News & World Report. Elmbrook schools suspend classroom teaching, moving online.
11:57am
WTMJ. Merton schools close down Friday after possible case of COVID-19.
11:53am
USA Today. Coronavirus school closings: Six states, Los Angeles' LAUSD shut K-12 schools.
11:46am
AP. Trump preparing to invoke emergency powers over coronavirus.
11:20am
Fox 11. Sen. Johnson considers quarantine after contact with person with coronavirus.
11:19am
Fox 11. Lawrence asks students to move out for spring term.
11:16am
Reuters. Trump to declare national emergency over coronavirus - Bloomberg, citing sources.
11:13am
WISC. Epic cancels annual conference to help slow spread of COVID-19.
9:47am
NBC 15. Sun Prairie after-school program confirms case of coronavirus.
9:32am
MarketWatch. As coronavirus spreads, CDC warns Americans about traveling within the U.S.
8:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Most Wisconsin schools are open amid COVID-19 measures.
8:17am
The Hill. FDA grants emergency approval for faster coronavirus test.
8:16am
USA Today. U.S. hospitals will run out of beds if coronavirus cases spike.
8:15am
Reuters. Clamor grows for Trump to cut China tariffs in coronavirus response.
8:14am
AP. Virus testing is a 'failing,' leaving cases uncounted.
4:31am
WISC. 'That's ever-evolving': Online teaching a possibility as MMSD discusses COVID-19 contingency plans.
4:29am
Fox 11. Wisconsin may soon be 'beyond the current capacity' for coronavirus testing.
4:20am
Fox 6. 'Working around the clock:' Milwaukee officials preparing for coronavirus cases, more tests.
4:19am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin Center sees event cancellations due to coronavirus pandemic.
4:19am
Superior Telegram. Pandemic precautions ground spring travel for students.
4:18am
Duluth News Tribune. Centers for Disease Control recommends keeping K-12 schools open.
4:14am
Fox 6. Kenny Chesney postpones Miller Park tour stop, citing coronavirus concerns.
4:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Worries mount for coronavirus test kit availability to Wisconsin troops in Afghanistan.
4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers declares health emergency in Wisconsin as two new cases of coronavirus bring state total to eight. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:06am
WAOW. Trivia Weekend postponed in Stevens Point.
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Growing list of private universities move classes online to prevent spread of new coronavirus.
4:03am
La Crosse Tribune. Viterbo to suspend face-to-face classes, cancel arts events in response to COVID-19.
4:02am
WBAY. Appleton Area School District cancels events with large gatherings.
4:01am
NBC 26. Oshkosh Area School District cancels all after-school events, effective Monday.
4:00am
Kenosha News. Cancellations, closures mount amid coronavirus fears.
3:50am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville School District cancels events, bans out-of-state travel.
3:49am
AP. Americans adjust to new life, hunker down amid coronavirus.
3:49am
Racine Journal Times. St. Pat's Day 5K will still go on in Racine, even though the parade was canceled.
3:42am
WTMJ. Major League Baseball to delay opening of season by at least two weeks.
3:34am
WKOW. Live updates: Cher concert for April at Kohl Center rescheduled for September 24.
3:33am
WXOW. Packers closing public operations at Lambeau Field, Titletown temporarily.
3:32am
Fox 6. 'We have to cut staff:' No Bucks, Admirals games 'going to impact everyone' in Deer District. WTMJ.
3:31am
WKOW. From cutting staff to switching to plasticware, cancellations and fears leave bars and restaurants scrambling.
3:30am
WSAW. Wausau School District canceling all before and after school activities.
3:29am
WFRV. The Latest: Northeast Wisconsin schools postpone events, change teaching methods due to coronavirus.
3:26am
CBS 58. Milwaukee in need of more coronavirus testing materials.
3:26am
NBC 26. List of things canceled or postponed in Northeast Wisconsin due to coronavirus concerns.
3:25am
WJFW. Here are some cancellations in the Northwoods due to the coronavirus concerns.
3:18am
WBAY. Wisconsin declares public health emergency, recommends event cancellations.
3:17am
WEAU. Disneyland, Walt Disney World closing amid coronavirus fears.
3:17am
WKBT. Gunderson restricts visitors at hospitals systemwide.
3:14am
WSAW. WIAA cancels boys, girls state basketball tournaments.

Statewide

2:44pm
WI Land + Water. Hosts 67th Annual Conference and honors the Parr family as the 2020 Farm Family of the year.
12:11pm
Boys & Girls Club of the Wausau Area. Feanna Vang wins Wisconsin Youth of the Year Award, representing the Boys & Girls Club of the Wausau Area.

Education

10:28am
UW-Stout. Faculty and staff members named examiners for Wisconsin Forward Award.

9:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Two years after agreeing to address racial disparities in discipline, MPS shows little progress.

Congress

3:30pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bill to expand free coronavirus testing.
11:50am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And senators urge Trump administration to re-open Affordable Care Act enrollment.
9:23am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Stands up for Wisconsin seniors with new biparisan legislation.

3:15am
Politico. 'I don't want to use the b-word': Trump aides race to rescue the economy.

Politics

1:28pm
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Arvina Martin.
1:23pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Launches absentee voting push amid COVID-19 concerns.
12:41pm
Wisconsin Family Council & DaySpring Church. Close Supreme Court Candidate Forum to public.
11:11am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Plan ahead. State safe. Make your voice heard on election day: 8 things every voter should know about absentee and early voting in Wisconsin.

1:45pm
WCLO. Severson announces run for 44th Assembly District.
4:25am
WAOW. Pence, Tiffany postpone Rothschild event amid Covid-19 fears.
3:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Contentious state Supreme Court debate focuses on fitness for office. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Thursday March 12, 2020

Governor

4:25am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on President Trump approving FEMA aid for southeast Wisconsin.
4:23am
Gov. Evers. Announces federal disaster declaration for January storms.

3:41am
Daily Reporter. Evers taps clean-energy advocate Huebner for Public Service Commission.
3:23am
WBAY. President Trump approves disaster declaration for Wisconsin due to winter storm, flooding.

Legislative

11:15am
Various Ag Groups. Urge legislators to help rural Wisconsin.
9:55am
Rep. Stafsholt. Votes to provide increased mental health access to northwestern Wisconsin.

3:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Holocaust education bill in state Senate committee will likely pass, chair says.
3:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill to extend Wisconsin bar hours during DNC clears another hurdle.

State Agencies

1:44pm
DMA. Governor's conference touches on COVID-19, Democratic National Convention, future challenges.
9:32am
AG Kaul. Announces agreement with T-Mobile, Sprint merger.

11:19am
Fox 6. Wisconsin joins multistate cellphone merger settlement.

Economy/Business

12:22pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin adds 5,300 total non-farm, 5,200 private-sector jobs in January.

8:54am
WFRV. Area colleges, universities to close extra week after spring break to prevent spread of coronavirus.
8:42am
MarketWatch. S&P 500's 7% plunge Thursday triggers trading halt for the second time this week.
3:29am
AP. Corporate debt loads a rising risk as virus hits economy.
3:15am
Phoenix Business Journal. Well-funded tech company moving HQ to Scottsdale from Wisconsin.

Coronavirus

4:56pm
UW-Madison. Kohl Center won't host WIAA Boys State Basketball Tournament.
4:43pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Takes action on COVID-19 issues for April 7 and May 12 elections.
4:28pm
DVA. Limits visitors to Wisconsin Veterans Homes at Chippewa Falls, King, and Union Grove.
4:24pm
Madison Capitols. Pause season amid COVID-19.
4:22pm
UW-Platteville. Update on coronavirus.
3:46pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on COVID-19 and protecting Wisconsinites.
3:22pm
NCAA. Cancels remaining winter and spring championships.
3:08pm
DHS. Two additional cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Dane County.
3:00pm
Rep. Emerson. Temporarily closes Madison office to visitors.
2:55pm
LFB. Public health emergency and funding options to address the COVID-19 response.
2:03pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Cancels March 29th Dairyland Forum.
1:56pm
Rep. Neubauer. Statement on COVID-19 and social distancing.
1:41pm
Sen. Smith. To temporarily close Madison office to visitors.
1:32pm
Racine Mayor Mason. Declares state of emergency to combat spread of COVID-19.
12:54pm
Marquette University. Important decisions related to COVID-19.
12:52pm
Sen. Schachtner. Statement on coronavirus.
12:17pm
UW-Oshkosh. Changes to UWO operations and instruction related to COVID-19.
12:13pm
Dept. of Tourism. Travel Wisconsin postpones annual tourism conference.
12:11pm
DHS. COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019).
12:04pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Governor Evers takes steps to protect Wisconsinites by declaring public health emergency.
11:52am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on the COVID-19 pandemic and Wisconsin workers.
11:31am
Gov. Evers. Declares public health emergency due to COVID-19. Executive Order #72.
11:27am
St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee. St. Patrick's Day Parade canceled.
11:17am
Big Ten Conference. Statement.
10:36am
Carthage College. Response to COVID-19.
10:35am
DOA. State Capitol tours canceled until further notice.
8:37am
UW-Madison. Changes announced to WIAA Boys State Basketball tournament.
8:16am
UW-Parkside. COVID-19 update.
4:22am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins call for President Trump to invoke Stafford Act and consider disaster declarations to utilize FEMA's $40+ billion in disaster relief funds to aid state & local gov't response to growing coronavirus outbreak.
4:20am
UW-Milwaukee. To suspend in-person classes after spring break, until April 10.
4:15am
Edgewood College. Face-to-face classes move online on Monday, March 23.

4:40pm
WKOW. WIAA boys basketball tournament canceled.
3:06pm
CNBC. Dow plunges 10% amid coronavirus fears for its worst day since the 1987 market crash.
1:09pm
AP. The Latest: NHL follows NBA, announces suspension of season.
12:58pm
AP. March Madness: Power 5 teams scrap tourneys; NCAAs in doubt.
12:29pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers declares public health emergency due to COVID-19.
12:26pm
Politico. America shuts down.
11:57am
WTMJ. Marquette University suspends in-person classes, students asked to not return to campus after spring break.
11:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. State agency closes doors after employee exposed to person who tested positive for novel coronavirus.
11:25am
WISC. Wisconsin State Capitol tours canceled until further notice.
11:24am
WKOW. Gov. Evers declares public health emergency due to coronavirus.
9:34am
AP. U.S. Capitol closing to public until April amid virus outbreak.
9:12am
Fox 11. Attendance being limited at WIAA basketball tournaments.
9:00am
The Hill. Pence says coronavirus more lethal than flu, predicts 'thousands of more cases.'
8:58am
The Hill. Research suggests coronavirus patients may be infectious for weeks.
8:54am
WFRV. Area colleges, universities to close extra week after spring break to prevent spread of coronavirus.
8:53am
WKBT. UW-La Crosse Chancellor calls changes on campus to prepare for coronavirus unprecedented.
8:07am
Reuters. Sell signal: Trump's shallow virus plan blows floor out of markets.
4:07am
WFRV. CDC awards Wisconsin more than $10 million to provide resources to combat coronavirus.
4:01am
CNBC. Dow futures drop 1,000 points as Trump speech disappoints investors.
3:59am
Politico. Trump's European flight ban roils markets, spooks travelers.
3:58am
USA Today. State Department warns Americans to reconsider traveling abroad due to coronavirus.
3:57am
AP. NBA suspends season; March Madness going without fans.
3:55am
AP. Americans snap to attention on virus as big events canceled.
3:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sporting events face alterations as coronavirus spreads, and Wisconsin athletes area already being impacted.
3:47am
Janesville Gazette. Local schools close campuses, delay travel in response to virus.
3:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin health officials advise restrictions on nursing home visits.
3:43am
WTMJ. Gov. Evers, state officials to hold news conference on coronavirus pandemic in Wisconsin Thursday.
3:39am
NBC 15. Travelers cancel out-of-state trips, business and personal.
3:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Waukesha County Technical College allocates $250,000 for its coronavirus plan.
3:28am
CNBC. Up to 150 million Americans are expected to contract the coronavirus, congressional doctor says.
3:27am
The Hill. Tests indicate coronavirus can survive in the air.
3:27am
WXOW. Baldwin speaks out about the transition to online classes for most UW colleges.
3:24am
Wausau Daily Herald. Coronavirus concerns postpone Central Wisconsin Honor Flight's April trip for veterans.
3:22am
WISC. 3 more cases of coronavirus confirmed in Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:21am
U.S. News & World Report. UW suspends face-to-face classes; Barrett seeks declaration.
3:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin colleges cancel in-person classes, drop events, send students home, extend spring break.
3:18am
Politico. Trump cancels Nevada, Colorado, Wisconsin campaign events as coronavirus spreads.
3:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Amid outbreak, Tammy Baldwin seeks worker protections, Ron Johnson seeks manufacturer protections.
3:16am
Racine Journal Times. Racine is "low risk" for COVID-19; health officials offer advisement for people exposed to virus.

Statewide

10:47am
Wisconsin Realtors Association, WEDA, Wisconsin Builders Association. Wisconsin continues to fall short of needed housing construction; rising home prices reduce affordability.

Education

4:21pm
UW-La Crosse. Residence Life director named.
11:32am
UW-Stout. Empty malls to sustainable senior living centers.

Local

4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Southeastern Wisconsin counties look for efficiencies by sharing servies.
3:56am
WSAW. Marathon County suicides remain high in 2019 after steady increase over five years.
3:40am
WAOW. Wood Co. to vote on redistricting referendum.

Congress

10:38am
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Cotton. And colleagues introduce bill to freeze Huawei from U.S. financial system.
9:06am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on USDA Secretary Purdue to take stronger action for Wisconsin dairy farmers.

12:00pm
The Hill. Lawmakers introduce measure to freeze out Huawei from financial system.

Politics

4:25pm
RPW. ICYMI: Majority of the Wisconsin Supreme Court condemned Jill Karofsky's vile attacks on the court.
12:03pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Victim advocates urge support for crime victims' constitutional amendment.
4:13am
RPW. ICYMI: Justice Daniel Kelly is law enforcement's choice for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

10:00am
Cap Times. Justice Daniel Kelly says he would reconsider participating in voter purge case after April 7 election.
3:40am
WTMJ. Vice President Mike Pence to appear in Wisconsin in support of congressional candidate.
3:26am
WXOW. Local leaders speak out about preventing election interference.

Wednesday March 11, 2020

Governor

2:14pm
Clean Wisconsin. Statement on Gov. Evers' appointment to Public Service Commission.
2:12pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Cairie Virrueta as Walworth County Register of Deeds.
1:37pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Tyler Huebner to the Public Service Commission.
11:15am
Wisconsin Towns Association. Statement on proposed flooding legislation. 

4:31am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Evers announces new flood bills, hopes rural communities will see the help. 
3:49am
WJFW. Members of the Governor's Task Force on Climate Change meet at UW-Stevens Point. 
3:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers calls for increased funding for flood response, mitigation during visit to western Wisconsin. WEAU.

Legislative

2:05pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Applauds WEC for pursuing double voters.
11:24am
Reps. Stafsholt, Petryk, Summerfield. Local legislators secure new judgeship for Dunn County. 
11:09am
Rep. Pronschinske. Announces new judge coming to Jackson County. 
10:36am
Sen. Smith. Column: Logic behind healthcare. 
10:35am
Rep. McGuire. Statement on Gov. Evers' transportation aid grants. 
10:25am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. WI Education chair: Cursive writing enhances students' brains. 
9:05am
LRB. Facial recognition technology: Balancing safety and privacy.
4:12am
Rep. Edming. Celebrates new judge awarded to Marathon County.

State Agencies

3:14pm
DOR. Notices sent to owners of $9.2 million in unclaimed property.
2:14pm
DHS. Bullying Prevention fact sheet.
1:38pm
OCI. Administrative Actions February 2020.
11:25am
DNR. Public meetings set for delisting Lower Menominee River Area of Concern. 

1:53pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State elections commission identifies 43 suspected cases of cross-state voting.

Economy/Business

9:25am
Center for Technology Commercialization, UW System, WEDC. $825,000 in state matching grants advance 9 high-tech small businesses.

3:42am
Fox 11. Hemp farmer controls products from start to finish as market remains uncertain. 

Statewide

4:55pm
Rep. Vining. Comments on confirmed COVID-19 case in Waukesha County.
4:43pm
UW-Green Bay. Important decisions on COVID-19.
4:42pm
UW-Whitewater. COVID-19 update.
4:40pm
UW-Superior. COVID-19 updates - important information.
4:38pm
UW-Stevens Point. Coronavirus disease 2019.
4:32pm
DHS. Three additional cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Wisconsin.
4:31pm
Rep. Allen. Statement on coronavirus briefing.
3:12pm
Speaker Vos. Statemet: White House response to COVID-19.
3:08pm
UW-Stout. Memo: COVID-19 update.
2:29pm
UW-Platteville. Update on Coronavirus.
2:09pm
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Kimo Ah Yun. Letter to the Marquette community regarding coronavirus.
11:37am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Health care value survey shows Wisconsinites concerned about affordability and quality of care: Provide both statewide and regional data. 
11:13am
Boardman & Clark. Planning for the coronavirus. 
4:13am
UW-Milwaukee. Foundation employee tested for coronavirus; spring break extended. 

2:18pm
La Crosse Tribune. UWL halts travel, cancels classes week of March 23 amidst COVID-19 fears.
1:51pm
Fox 11. St. Norbert: Students should be prepared to finish semester from home.
1:50pm
WBAY. UW-Green Bay, UW-Madison halt in-person classes in response to coronavirus.
11:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin quarantine laws include potential for steep penalties, jail time.
11:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison moving to online instruction amid COVID-19 coronavirus uncertainty. 
4:00am
AP. U.S. states race to contain coronavirus as cases near 1,000.
3:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin officials caution against travel due to COVID-19.
3:58am
USA Today. They're getting pummeled': Travel industry reeling from coronavirus concerns, anxiety. Wisconsin Public Radio
3:57am
Politico. Exclusive: U.S. coronavirus testing threatened by shortage of critical lab materials. 
3:51am
WTMJ. UWM moving to online classes and extending spring break after possible case of coronavirus. 
3:45am
WKOW. Dane County Clerk issues guidance to city, village elections officials for possible Coronavirus complications. 
3:43am
WKOW. Madison schools ban district-related out-of-state travel for staff and students. 
3:37am
WSAW. Aspirus hospital on Coronavirus: Prepare don't panic. 
3:36am
Fox 6. 3 Cardinal Stritch University students under quarantine after exposure to coronavirus. 
3:34am
WBAY. WIAA officials: Girl's State Basketball Tournament goes on as planned. 

Courts

1:57pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Asks Supreme Court to review WEC lawsuit.

1:47pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin voter purge case appealed to state Supreme Court.

Education

2:11pm
MATC Fast Fund. Elects board leadership.
10:38am
DPI. Sixty Wisconsin educators selected as 2020 Educators of Promise. 

Local

4:16am
City of Waukesha, City of New Berlin. Agreement on booster pumping station. 

11:40am
Cap Times. Manufacturing health care: 'Big data' spurs cuts in Wisconsin hospitals, pushing nurses to the limit. 
3:46am
WSAW. At least 3 swatting calls reported in Wausau area in the last week. 

Congress

3:11pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. In letter to Trump, Baldwin and Senate Democrats call for coronavirus economic response focuse on helping workers and families most harmed.
1:49pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Votes for resolution to overturn DeVos borrower defense rule.
11:08am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Democrats push DeVos to issue clear guidance for schools and families following widespread school closures. 

2:04pm
Bloomberg. U.S. budget deficit was a record $235.3 billion in February.
2:01pm
The Hill. GOP chairman cancels Hunter Biden-related subpoena vote.
3:38am
Reuters. Washington considers actions to bolster U.S. economy as coronavirus cases mount. 

Politics

2:19pm
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Megan Lowe.
2:15pm
Wisconsin Family Council. And Dayspring Church announce their first-ever WI Supreme Court justice candidate forum.
11:41am
Kelly for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Endorsed by bipartisan majority of Wisconsin sheriffs. 
10:37am
RPW. ICYMI: Jill Karofsky has Planned Parenthood's stamp of approval. 
9:03am
Baldeh for 48th Assembly. Announces candidacy for State Assembly.
4:14am
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Statement on COVID-19.

1:57pm
U.S. News & World Report. Justices push back against Karofsky's corruption allegations.
9:16am
The Hill. DNC chair says summer convention will continue despite coronavirus concerns.
3:48am
Appleton Post Crescent. Michael Beardsley announces candidacy for U.S. Rep. Grothman's 6th District seat. 
3:48am
USA Today. Trump campaign announces Wisconsin event shortly after White House advises to 'avoid crowding.' The Hill.
3:37am
AP. Biden has another big primary night, wins 4 more states. 

Tuesday March 10, 2020

Governor

10:30am
Gov. Evers. Announces bipartisan legislation addressing flooding.

2:13pm
Daily Reporter. Evers proposes flood bills even though Assembly is done.

Legislative

4:47pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Miller Park Board vote to end tax.
4:15pm
Sen. Carpenter. 5-county tax freedom day.
2:05pm
Rep. Spreitzer, Sen. Ringhand. Announce Beloit and Evansville listening sessions.
10:27am
Sens. Bewley, Erpenbach, Smith; Reps. Considine, Meyers. Legislators team up with governor on Flood Prevention and Resilience Plan.
3:56am
Rep. Tusler. Calumet County receives second judge.

2:19pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Top Wisconsin lawmaker says budget committee can deal with coronavirus if needed.
3:33am
Racine Journal Times. Legislators propose grant program for body cameras.
3:30am
WTMJ. 'It's a scary time to be an official': Refs call foul after two separate incidents put safety at risk.

State Agencies

4:48pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Refers potential cross-state voting cases to DAs.
2:44pm
DNR. Weekly news.
10:28am
AG Kaul. Issues second AG opinion. Request. Opinion.

3:54am
WTMJ. Kaul: Watch out for coronavirus price gouging, scams.

Economy/Business

3:58am
PDPW. Business Conference, providing latest in research and education.

11:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Frac sand company emerges from bankruptcy, back in complaince with Chippewa County.
8:52am
Reuters. U.S. heavy equipment makers, hurt by tariffs, vow to make them top election theme.
3:46am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin farmers prep for potential wet, cold weather.
3:39am
Freight Waves. Wisconsin carrier ceases operations over skyrocketing insurance, maintenance costs.
3:37am
WSAW. Ginseng grower says festival postponement highlights difficulty with trade, Coronavirus.  Wausau Daily Herald.

Environment/Outdoors

4:23am
Mlive. Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron and Erie all set new wtaer level records in February.

Statewide

12:32pm
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Rise in online home rentals creates taxing dilemma.
11:31am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Person with coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed in Dane County.
10:57am
DHS. Third case of COVID-19 confirmed in Wisconsin.
10:11am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. 'Wisconsin Clean Energy Toolkit' helps local communities address climate change.
3:56am
DHS. Second case of COVID-19 confirmed in Wisconsin.

10:58am
Fox 11. 3rd case of coronavirus illness confirmed in Wisconsin.
9:00am
USA Today. Workers with no paid sick leave face tough choice amid coronavirus scare: Health or a paycheck?
8:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin sees 2nd confirmed coronavirus case as health officials fight disease and myths.
3:53am
AP. Spotty sick leave policies limit options for avoiding virus.
3:52am
CNBC. CDC tells people over 60 or who have chronic illnesses like diabetes to stock up on goods and buckle down for a lengthy stay at home.
3:51am
Appleton Post Crescent. 'We need to test a lot more people': Wisconsin pledges 'more aggressive' coronavirus testing.
3:50am
WISC. UW Chancellor advises students, staff to reconsider non-essential travel away from Dane County.
3:49am
WKOW. Two more labs approved to test for coronavirus in Wisconsin.
3:48am
Fox 6. 'Aggressive hygiene habits' expected at polls during primary amid coronavirus concerns. CBS 58.
3:46am
WISN. Vacations cancelled after coronavirus warning against cruise ship travel.
3:44am
Fox 6. Pierce County patient who tested positive for coronavirus attended event at Osceola High School.

Courts

3:28am
Madison.com. Four rural counties will be first to receive additional judges.

Education

3:50pm
UW-Platteville. Students research prairie plant genetic diversity.
3:49pm
UW-Platteville. To host big data and AI workshop.
3:48pm
UW-Platteville. McDonald gains critical skills during internships, prepares for social work career.
11:42am
UW-Stout. 'E'ffordability Summit keynote speakers include inclusion advocate, digital redlining scholar.
9:16am
UW-Stout. New graduate employment rate rises again, to 98.8%.
9:16am
DPI. Graduation rates in Wisconsin continue to rise with class of 2019.
3:55am
Marquette University. Student named Newman Civic Fellow.

1:54pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin high school graduation rates increase in 2019.
8:53am
WFRV. Three Milwaukee college students exposed to coronavirus.
3:41am
CBS 58. District officials: Criminals intercept payment of more than $840K made by West Allis-West Milwaukee School District.
3:32am
Fox 9. Osceola, Wisconsin schools to close Tuesday after coronavirus patient visited the school for weekend event.

Local

3:13pm
Alliant Energy. New, faster car chargers in Beaver Dam electrify Highway 151 corridor.
2:03pm
Waukesha County Community Foundation. Celebration of Giving, June 10, 2020.

4:24am
WQOW. Obesity rates on the rise in Eau Claire, statewide.

Congress

3:51pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce historic legislative package to address America's black maternal health crisis.
1:55pm
WMC. Industry-recognized apprenticeship final rule opens door for increased training.
12:33pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports bipartisan legislation to ensure funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

3:40am
The Hill. Democrats balk at Trump's payroll tax cut proposal.
3:34am
AP. Trump plans payroll tax relief in response to coronavirus.
3:34am
WFRV. Sen. Baldwin introduces emergency paid sick leave legislation for public health crises.

Politics

3:11pm
AFT Local 212. MATC teachers union endorses Bernie Sanders for president.
1:53pm
Milwaukee IWW. Officially denounces the prescence of the DNC in our city.
1:52pm
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Supervisor Hayley Young.
3:59am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Libertarians to host convention & presidential candidates.

Monday March 9, 2020

Subscriber

12:25pm
LRB-5787 Memo

Legislative

12:27pm
Reps. McGuire, Neubauer. Legislators introduce grant program for body cameras.
9:18am
Sen. Shilling Column: Expanding Medicaid would lead to a healthier, happier Wisconsin.
4:12am
Wisconsin United for Freedom. Statement on Constitution and Ethics Committee vote.

3:47am
Racine Journal Times. 30 Wisconsin Democrats propose raising minimum wage, Vos says it's about politics.
3:38am
Fox 6. Bill would allow for state-issued loans for homeowners, municipalities dealing with erosion.

State Agencies

12:46pm
WEDC. Now accepting applications for Certified in Wisconsin Program.
11:50am
DNR. Supports Groundwater Awareness Week with focus on sustainability.
4:02am
OCI. Gov. Evers and Insurance Commissioner Afable ask health plan insurers to help Wisconsinites access testing, treatment for COVID-19.
4:01am
OCI. Bulletin: Coronavirus (COVID-19) coverage request.
4:00am
ETF. Announces annuity adjustments.

3:53am
WAOW. State officials weigh in on contributing factors to driving deaths in Wisconsin.
3:49am
WBAY. Gov. Evers, Insurance Commissioner request health insurers to prepare for Coronavirus cases.
3:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Elections Commission issues guidance on coronavirus ahead of April election.

Economy/Business

3:08pm
CNBC. Dow sinks more than 2,000 points in worst day since 2008; S&P drops more than 7%.
12:52pm
Ag Web. Dairy Farmers of America postpones annual meeting.
12:50pm
WSAW. International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival on hold till 2022 due to travel restrictions, tariffs.
8:44am
Bloomberg. S&P plunges 7%, triggering market-wide stock trading halt.
4:14am
Breaking Defense. Navy wants frigate now, despite Esper review.
3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin farmers, hit with a flurry of punches, seek long-term solutions.
3:44am
AP. Oil plunges 25% as another virus-fueled trading week begins.
3:43am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Huge Wisconsin operation shows promise of aquaponics in Midwest.
3:41am
CNBC. Dow futures point to opening drop of nearly 1,300 points, Treasury yields plunge amid oil price war.

Statewide

3:48pm
Wisconsin Perinatal Quality Collaborative. Alliance for Innovation on Maternal health (AIM) Wisconsin program launch - with special guest Governor Tony Evers.
3:35pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. March madness: Students have month to enter 'Wisconsin YES!' business plan contest online.
11:55am
DFI. Reminds investors to beware of con artists looking to profit from fear and uncertainty related to COVID-19.
4:15am
Edge Messaging. All small businesses will be impacted by coronavirus, strategist says.

4:33am
Reuters. Confirmed Coronavirus may force Americans to avoid crowds and cancel cruises; U.S. cases near 550.
3:58am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Amid coronavirus concerns, Wisconsin Catholic leaders say no handshakes or shared wine during Mass.
3:57am
WTMJ. Milwaukee event venues take precautions to combat threat of coronavirus.
3:50am
NBC 15. More Wisconsin locations to start testing for Coronavirus.
3:39am
Politico. Health officials shift tone on coronavirus, say elderly and sick at risk.

Education

2:44pm
UW-River Falls. Renowned Cybele Young is Spring Visiting Professor in Art.
2:40pm
UW-Milwaukee. To host national public summit on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education.
11:52am
UW-System. To host national public summit on preventing sexual harassment in higher education.
11:51am
UW-Milwaukee. Vice Chancellor named on of 25 Influential Black Women in Business.
4:26am
Wisconsin School Counselor Association. Annual conference attracts over 1,200 school counseling professionals to Madison. WI.
4:25am
Wisconsin School Counselor Association. Announces program of promise award winners.

12:42pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. 5 UW System campuses phasing out coal this year.
4:20am
Baraboo News Republic. Some school districts struggle with turnover; teachers say they stay where they are valued, supported.
3:51am
WBAY. Brown County school officials on board for new bill enhancing suicide prevention.
3:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Despite application decline, new UW business school dean is committed to MBA degrees.
3:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Despite concerted effort, Wisconsin's obesity rate continues to rise.

Local

9:20am
Kawaunee County. Offers FREE skin cancer screening.

3:52am
WSAW. Frontier increases technicians in Marathon Co. amid rising complaints, questions from officials.

Congress

2:42pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. In response to coronavirus, helps introduce new emergency paid sick leave legislation.

12:40pm
The Hill. Ron Johnson vows to force Burisma-related subpoena vote amid Dem opposition.
3:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Congresswoman Moore calls Sen. Johnson a 'conspiracy theorist' and embarrassment.'

Politics

4:07pm
Barber for 41st Assembly. Hopes to be Joan Ballweg's successor in state Assembly.
2:29pm
Fire Fighters Local 311. Endorses Rep. Melissa Sargent for state Senate.
4:18am
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from John 'Sly' Sylvester.

12:58pm
AP. Bloomberg to fund anti-Trump operation in 6 critical states.
4:18am
Baldwin Bulletin. Sherley announces candidacy for 29th Assembly District.
4:10am
WEAU. Sen. Ron Johnson: President Trump handling crisis well.
4:05am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: State Supreme Court justice accuses opponent of slander.
3:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Presidential campaign efforts to ramp up in Wisconsin as primary nears.

Friday March 6, 2020

Governor

4:09am
DMA. New Adjutant General promoted to major general and assumes new role.
4:08am
Sen. Kooyenga. Statement on appointment of Hector Colon to the UW Board of Regents.

4:43pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers couldn't say why he vetoed paddle wheel raffle bill.
10:08am
NBC 15. Gov. Evers signs clinical trial bill into law, paving the way for increased access for patients. 
4:00am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Circuit Court to get 12 new branches by 2023 in bill signed by Gov. Evers.
3:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Governor swears in new Wisconsin National Guard leader.
3:58am
Center Square. Gov. Evers, Speaker Vos squabble over Wisconsin transportation grants.
3:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Tony Evers appoints nonprofit leader, boxing legend to UW Board of Regents.

Legislative

2:35pm
Rep. Magnafici. Receives Friend of Nursing award. 
10:40am
Rep. James. Column: Fighting the drug epidemic. 
10:10am
Sen. Marklein. Column: It's something...but it's not enough.
10:04am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Expanding psychiatric beds in Wisconsin.

10:20am
Cap Times. New rule requiring Wisconsin seventh graders get meningitis vaccine faces GOP pushback. 
3:53am
Kenosha News. Local legislators urge U.S. Senate to approve funds for lakeshore protection.
3:51am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee County sales tax referendum proposal gets hearing in Madison. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

State Agencies

4:46pm
ETF. Announces annuity adjustments.
4:44pm
WHEDA. Awarded $3,375,000 from Capital Magnet Fund.
2:54pm
DOT. Frozen road declaration ends statewide. 
2:18pm
Badger Air Community Council. Final EIS and General Mathew's letter refutes misinformation spread by opponents. 
10:42am
DOR. Calls on taxpayers to help fight identity theft. 
10:41am
DNR. Outdoor Report. 
10:06am
DWD. Awards Teacher Training and Recruitment Grants for nonprofit organizations. 
4:06am
DMA. Happy 183rd birthday, Wisconsin National Guard! Take a look back at some of the highlights from year 182, as we look forward to big things in the year ahead.

3:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. On road to improvement, Lincoln Hills youth prison suffers some setbacks.

Economy/Business

10:18am
AP. Economic toll of virus deepens, duration remains an unknown.
3:52am
Fox 6. 'React quickly:' Economic impact of coronavirus is still developing, impacting Wisconsin companies.
3:49am
CNBC. Apple iPhone partner Foxconn's revenue tanks on coronavirus showdown.

Environment/Outdoors

11:48am
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Great Lakes water levels remain high going into the spring. 

3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As spring flooding nears, Wisconsin communities deal with high groundwater.
3:54am
WKOW. Wisconsin PFAS Action Council works to develop action plan.

Statewide

11:20am
Jewish Community Relations Council. Troubling trends reflect 55% increase in reported antisemitism.  Report.

4:04am
Fox 11. EPA releases list of disinfectants to battle coronavirus.
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee health officials say COVID-19 likely to hit city. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:02am
WTMJ. Wisconsin to get at least $10 million to help fight coronavirus.
4:02am
Fox 6. 14 coronavirus tests pending in Wisconsin, officials say.

Courts

10:05am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Kelly James Kloss. 

Education

2:30pm
Alverno College. Student honored as Newman Civic Fellow. 
10:02am
UW-Stout. Sexual Health Resource Fair March 11 at student center. 

10:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin college graduation rates improving, data shows. 
3:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin students' study abroad plans hijacked by COVID-19 outbreak.
3:56am
Cap Times. UW-Madison students, professor oppose Regents' free speech policy amendments.

Local

2:30pm
Washington County Planning and Parks. Announces partnership with 1840 Brewing Company. 
2:24pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. 1,038 jobs pledged to Waukesha County through Center for Growth's economic development efforts. 

3:54am
WQOW. DHS names Eau Claire an area of concern for opioid use.
3:48am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Oshkosh to consider proposal to ban vaping indoors that wouldn't exempt vape shops.

Congress

3:48am
AP. Trump set to sign $8.3B bill to fight coronavirus outbreak.

Politics

2:28pm
RPW. ICYMI: Jill Karofsky let a brutal child rapist off with the lightest sentence possible. 
2:27pm
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces engagement opportunities in Madison and Stoughton. 
4:06am
Rep. Duchow. Will seek reelection to Assembly.

Thursday March 5, 2020

Governor

3:50pm
Gov. Evers. Swears in new Adjutant General of the Wisconsin National Guard.
2:53pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Governor Evers signs bill creating 12 new circuit court judgeships.
2:08pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Hector Colon to the UW Board of Regents.
1:26pm
Rep. Edming. Judgeship bill becomes law.
12:25pm
Sen. Jacque. Requests new circuit court judgeships be allocated to counties in greatest need.
12:01pm
Rep. Tusler. Courts creation bill signed by the governor.
10:52am
Gov. Evers. Signs bill adding 12 new branches to the Wisconsin Circuit Court.
3:51am
Sen. Bewley. Governor Evers' announcement of $75 million in local transportation grants is great news for northern Wisconsin.
3:50am
Rep. Tittl. Shocked to see Gov. Evers' veto of prize mailer bill.
3:47am
Sen. Marklein. Governor signs eight more bills into law.

3:27am
Madison.com. Wisconsin joins lawsuit against diverting defense funds for border wall. WKOW.

Legislative

2:59pm
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Student loans should be an investment, not a liability.
2:57pm
Rep. Neubauer. Statement supporting bipartisan letter on federal shoreline protection grants.
12:43pm
Badger Institute. Bill to apply tax on propane sales sets a bad precedent.
12:15pm
Rep. McGuire. Statement on bipartisan letter supporting federal shoreline protection grants. Letter to Sens. Baldwin, Johnson.
11:02am
Sen. Shilling Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Wisconsin Democrats support women's health access.

3:35am
NBC 15. Lawmakers and advocates introduce RESPECT Women Act.
3:27am
Center Square. Wisconsin moves to make it easier for military families to find work through licensing reform.
3:20am
EagleHerald Extra. Hansen criticizes Nygren PFAS legislation.
3:18am
Racine Journal Times. Suicide prevention hotline to be printed on all new student IDs, new state law requires.

State Agencies

3:37pm
DOJ. Alicia Kozakeiwicz, national advocate on Internet Crimes Against Children, meets Wisconsin's electronic detection K9.
3:36pm
DATCP. Nomination period open for Dairy Farmers of WI.
12:16pm
DOT. Future of transportation discusses at MAASTO board meeting.
9:47am
DFI. Wisconsin's state-chartered banks report strong fiscal performance at year-end 2019.

3:57am
La Crosse Tribune. State treasurer tries to breathe life into office with launch of task force on homeownership.
3:37am
WEAU. Wisconsin Attorney General visits La Crosse to discuss mental health.
3:14am
WSAW. Department of Health Services finds opioid related resource gaps in north central Wis.

Economy/Business

1:29pm
DWD. Latest quarterly data shows private-sector wages grew by 3.3 percent from Sept. 2018 to Sept. 2019.

12:09pm
The Hill. HIMSS, a health conference where Trump was to speak next week, is canceled because of coronavirus concerns.
3:25am
Appleton Post Crescent. Coronavirus supply disruptions cause $40 million revenue drop at Plexus, but no layoffs anticipated.
3:18am
WQOW. USDA predicts Wisconsin farm income to drop in 2020.
3:15am
Minneapolis Star Tribune. Wisconsin solar installations delayed because of coronavirus; Minnesota developers worried.

Environment/Outdoors

3:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Radium levels in public water supplies have increased in Waukesha County - and much of Wisconsin, study finds.

Statewide

12:17pm
World Championship Cheese Contest. Announces top 20 cheeses.
8:25am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. CMS quality figures reveal WI hospital & health system sustained excellence.
3:52am
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wisconsin. Finalists vie for State Youth of the Year.

10:28am
Bloomberg. U.S. to miss rollout goal this week on virus tests, senators say.
3:42am
Fox 6. 6 pending coronavirus tests in Wisconsin, risk remains low: 'Learning as we go.'
3:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Hospitals, lawmakers, state health officials prepare for more COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin. Wausau Daily Herald.
3:40am
WKOW. 'It seems like community transmission will be inevitable,' As UW Health ramps up coronavirus preps, local stores run low on sanitary supplies.
3:39am
WFRV. Local stores sell out of supplies amidst coronavirus worries. NBC 26.
3:24am
Fox 6. Milwaukee doctor urges public to continue coronavirus precautions: 'Prevention starts now.'
3:15am
AP. U.S. virus death toll hits 11; feds investigate nursing home.

Courts

10:18am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Antoinette Lang v. Lions Club of Cudahy Wisconsin.

Education

2:56pm
UW-Eau Claire. Continuing education announces March program offerings.
2:37pm
UW-Stout. Last scoop of coal marks end of an era to heat university.
1:25pm
UW-Eau Claire. Everyday applications of mathematics to be focus of 'Thursdays at the U' presentation.
12:42pm
UW-Eau Claire. Saturn's upper atmosphere to be focus of March 12 'Ask a Scientist' presentation.
12:02pm
UW-Stout. Student to present research on political divisiveness and its impact on interpersonal relationships.
11:01am
UW-Platteville. Nguyen to present research on Vietnam economy.
11:00am
UW-Platteville. Pioneer Mock Trial Team wins Witness Award, more at regional tournament.
10:59am
UW-Platteville. Chemistry students to present research at state, national levels.
9:33am
MacIver Institute. Wisconsin's unprepared high school graduates.
8:27am
UW-Stout. Watershed conference topics include regenerative agriculture, water management.

3:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Declining enrollment pushes UWM into another round of employee buyouts.

Local

12:13pm
Peninsula Pride Farms. Demo farms network forges ahead with soil health, water quality work.
12:03pm
Madison & Dane County Public Health. Self-quarantine recommended for some travelers by state health agency.
11:03am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County now accepting proposals for behavioral health services at neighborhood and community centers.

Congress

12:04pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Encourages high school students to participate in 2020 Artistic Discovery Contest.
9:51am
WTCS President Foy. Testimony before the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment.
3:53am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. More apprenticships, says Grothman.
3:44am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on bill to support coronavirus response efforts.
3:43am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on coronavirus funding.

9:24am
The Hill. As Biden surges, GOP Ukraine probe moves to the forefront.

Politics

8:29am
Bugenhagen for District II Court of Appeals. Wisconsin Family Action PAC endorses.

8:34am
AP. Report: Russian social accounts sow election discord - again.
3:36am
Fox 11. Connect to Congress: Grothman on Super Tuesday results.
3:35am
WXOW. Pence cancels Onalaska visit.

Wednesday March 4, 2020

Governor

3:37pm
Sen. Darling. Six bills now law.
3:00pm
Sen. Smith. Local transportation grants to improve rural WI roads.
2:01pm
Speaker Vos. Statement: Transportation grants.
1:29pm
WISPIRG. Statement: $75M WISDOT grant awards a missed opportunity.
1:16pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Evers signs bill to cut notice time on insurance policy changes.
1:14pm
Gov. Evers. Authorizes Wisconsin to join lawsuit challenging the unlawful and unconstitutional diversion of billions of taxpayer dollars to build President Trump's border wall.
12:37pm
Wisconsin Towns Association. Applauds the enactment of bills supporting towns.
12:05pm
Wisconsin Towns Association. Statement on Multimodal Local Supplement awards.
11:52am
Sen. Shilling. Praises investments in local road projects.
11:50am
Sen. Jacque. Champions licensing reform bills.
11:24am
Rep. Shankland. Bipartisan legislation to support local government becomes law.
10:56am
Wisconsin Counties Association. Multimodal Local Supplement grant awards showcase effective partnership with state and locals.
10:51am
Transportation Development Association. Statement on Multimodal Local Supplement grant awards.
10:34am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Statement on Multimodal Local Supplement transportation funding awards.
10:32am
Gov. Evers. Announces $75 million in local transportation grants. Award List.
9:27am
Sen. Jacque. Sreamlines dairy regulations to aid farmers.
9:24am
Sen. Jacque. Law makes youth apprenticeships more attainable.
9:14am
Sen. Kapenga. Two bills signed into law.
9:13am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bills signed into law.
3:55am
Rep. Stafsholt. Bill on military, firefighter and law enforcement honors signed into law.
3:54am
Rep. Quinn. Bipartisan bills signed by governor.
3:53am
Sen. Jacque. Governor vetoes bill to allow paddlewheel and meat raffles for charities.
3:52am
Rep. Felzkowski. De-regulation bills signed into law.
3:47am
Rep. Pronschinske. Announces floodplain bill signed into law.

11:03am
Fox 11. State announces $75 million for 152 road projects. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:32am
Racine Journal Times. Despite some proposals getting approved, Republicans criticize Evers for the bills he vetoed.
3:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers signs bills to make bestiality a felony and curb 'porch pirates.'
3:30am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers signs more than 60 bills, including making animal sex crimes a felony.
3:26am
WEAU. Gov. Evers signs four bill in La Crosse that aim to fight substance abuse.
3:25am
Fox 11. Gov. Evers signs bill for pilot focusing on Outagamie Co. students' mental health.
3:18am
U.S News & World Report. Evers signs bill making bestiality a felony in Wisconsin.

Legislative

1:27pm
Rep. Haywood. Milwaukee Youth Ambassador named winner of No Kid Hungry School Breakfast Hero contest.
1:14pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: Wisconsin GOP refuses to act on K-12 funding.
12:36pm
Rep. Taylor, Sen. Erpenbach. Introduce RESPECT Women Act to protect and enhance women's health. Fact Sheet.
11:46am
Sen. Shilling. Respect Wisconsin women.
10:34am
Sen. Smith. Column: I'm here, ready to listen.

3:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State senator, Marinette County residents voice opposition to PFAS amendment. WBAY.

State Agencies

3:36pm
DMA. All is well for Red Arrow soldiers in Afghanistan.
3:02pm
DHS. State health agency offers tips for travelers in response to COVID-19.
3:02pm
DNR. 14 DNR wardens honored for lifesaving, valor and meritorious service acts.
3:00pm
DMA. Step toward safety while you spring forward this weekend.
11:17am
State Treasurer Godlewski. Brings together Homeowners Task Force to help Wisconsinites buy homes and stay in them.
9:16am
WEDC. Awards nine grants to support entrepreneurship programs throughout Wisconsin.

12:25pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin lawmakers quiz health leaders about coronavirus.
3:39am
WKOW. 'My Vote' server issues happened despite funding to prevent it.

Economy/Business

1:15pm
BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation. Announces two new investments.

2:44pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Everbrite closing South Milwaukee facility.
2:41pm
Reuters. Fragile safety net leaves U.S. economy vulnerable to coronavirus hit.
3:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. With less cash coming into farms, Wisconsin agriculture experts worry about financial resilience.

Environment/Outdoors

3:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As Wisconsin lakes warm, walleye are feeling the heat.

Statewide

11:51am
We Energies. My mom is a superhero - special video spotlights talented female employees.

12:24pm
Reuters. 'Not going back': Abortion rights forces voice worry outside U.S. Supreme Court.
3:36am
Wall Street Journal. For growing number of struggling U.S. cities, the downturn has arrived.
3:29am
Washington Post. Coronavirus triggers cancellations, closures and contingency planning across the country.
3:23am
WISC. State Lab of Hygiene begins coronavirus testing, works to expand testing to clinical labs statewide.
3:16am
AP. States scramble to prepare ahead of food stamps rule change.

Courts

9:08am
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. U.S. Supreme Court hears case that could determine future of abortion access.

3:19am
Politico. 19 states sue the Trump administration over border wall money shift.

Education

3:39pm
Edgewood College. And UW-Platteville launch new partnership.
3:18pm
UW-La Crosse. Ranked high nationally and is state's top ranked.
1:26pm
UW-Milwaukee. Work complete on first phase of Encyclopedia of Milwaukee.
11:16am
UW-Whitewater. Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform at Carnegie hall in New York City.
11:15am
UW-Whitewater. Psychology internship program earns highest level of accreditation.
10:47am
UW-River Falls. Commissioned Composer Concert March 19.
10:30am
UW-Eau Claire. Dr. Catherine Chan to lead Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
10:29am
UW-Eau Claire. Dr. Healther Fielding named director of University Honors Program.
10:16am
UW-Stout. Spring Career Conference attracts hundreds of employers.

9:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Milwaukee to offer employee buyouts for second time since 2015.
3:37am
Cap Times. UW researchers tackle big questions as coronavirus threat grows, study abroad students sent home.

Local

10:49am
Cap Times. 'None of this has changed': Madison's racial disparities have gotten worse, despite decades of reports, task forces and funded programs.
10:45am
Kewaunee County. New polling location.

Congress

3:03pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for swift passage of bipartisan coronavirus package.
10:53am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Democrats to Azar: Trump administration's health care sabotage undermines coronavirus response.

1:24pm
Politico. Republicans lean into Biden probe as he surges in Democratic primary.
12:23pm
The Hill. Lawmakers clinch deal for $7.76 billion to combat coronavirus.
3:21am
Politico. Coronavirus emergency bill stalled over vaccine cost concerns.
3:20am
WSAW. Sen. Baldwin urges Congress to pass coronavirus emergency funding.

Politics

3:43pm
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Supervisor Yogesh Chawla.
3:24pm
RPW. ICYMI: Jill Karofsky promised to be a "social justice" justice.
2:24pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Sen. Patrick Testin ignores pleas for health coverage protections.
9:59am
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. U.S. Reps. Kind, Moore, and Pocan endorse.
9:21am
Priorities USA. Launches new digital ads across five states in an ongoing effort to hold Trump accountable on health care, Medicare and the economy.

3:27am
Reuters. Biden rides momentum to big Super Tuesday wins, Sanders ahead in California.
3:22am
WAOW. Lincoln Co. Board member running for 35th Assembly District.

Tuesday March 3, 2020

Governor

4:42pm
Rep. Mursau. Three additional bills signed into law.
4:29pm
Dairy Business Association. Applauds signing of bill to protect farmers from double loss on crop damage.
4:26pm
Rep. Edming. Bipartisan bill to help farmers becomes law.
4:25pm
Sen. Cowles. State aid restored to Freedom schools under new law.
4:24pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Governor signs backed bills.
3:50pm
Gov. Evers. Acts on more than 60 bills.
3:44pm
Sen. Cowles. Bringing condo association leadership to the table.
3:43pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Kitchens. Innovative nonpoint source pollution solution signed into law.
3:41pm
Rep. Dittrich. Advances workforce development with first bill passed into law.
3:30pm
Dairy Business Association. Applauds signing of bill creating water quality credit clearinghouse.
3:20pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Enactment of bills positively impacting municipalities.
3:18pm
Sen. Cowles. Third bill from the 'Bite Back' package signed into law.
2:40pm
Sen. Feyen. Governor Evers signs public adjusters legislation.
2:38pm
Sen. Feyen. Governor Evers signs Opportunity Zone legislation.
2:05pm
Clean Wisconsin. Commends Gov. Evers for signing SB 91 into law.
2:00pm
Wisconsin Economic Development Association. Thanks Governor Evers for signing Opportunity Zones legislation.
1:52pm
Rep. Kulp. Bipartisan cancer clinical trials bill signed into law.
1:48pm
WSTA. Commends Governor Evers signing rural broadband investment legislation.
1:11pm
Sen. Cowles. Legislation designed to deter 'swatting' becomes law.
12:23pm
The Nature Conservancy. Applauds Legislature and governor for passage of water quality bill.
11:41am
Rep. Nygren. Four HOPE Agenda bills signed into law.
9:55am
Gov. Evers. Signs bills focused on expanding access to substance use disorder treatment and recovery services.
8:34am
The Arc Wisconsin. Celebrates new protections for students with disabilities.
4:13am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Thanks Governor Evers for signing Act 118 - Improvements to seclusion and restraint law.
4:03am
Rep. Stafsholt. Bill signed into law.

2:16pm
U.S. News & World Report. Evers signs bills designed to combat substance abuse.
1:57pm
WBAY. Evers calls meeting of state leaders to discuss coronavirus.
3:45am
WBAY. Outagamie Co. to host school-based mental health consultation pilot program.
3:44am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers signs bill supported by disability rights community. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Evers signs bill requiring suicide prevention hotline information on student IDs.
3:28am
Center Square. Wisconsin governor signs two laws to crack down on repeat drunk drivers.

Legislative

3:45pm
Rep. Steineke. Bipartisan wins for the 2019-20 legislative session.
12:20pm
Rep. Petersen. Not running for the 14th Senate District.
10:38am
Rep. Steineke. Column: Expands children's access to mental health services.
9:25am
Rep. Gruszynski. Statement on release of violent sex offender in Green Bay.

3:39am
Racine Journal Times. Effort to lower property taxes for disabled military vets won't be passed this legislative session.

State Agencies

11:38am
DMA. Deployed engineer unit making a difference overseas.
9:24am
Wisconsin Lottery. March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month.
8:31am
DATCP. Presents gypsy moth treatment plan at open house meetings.
4:02am
DVA. Wisconsin Veterans Museum expands hours.

12:56pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Kaul calls for more gun safety laws in wake of brewery shooting.
3:41am
Kenosha News. Wisconsin investigating more possible cases of coronavirus; state has clearance to test. Wisconsin Public Radio.
3:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Wisconsin Attorney General discusses his priorities.
3:26am
Fox 6. Officials: 2 more pending coronavirus cases in Wisconsin, in-state testing sites available.

Economy/Business

3:37am
Oshkosh Examiner. Rosy unemployment numbers for Oshkosh mask deeper workforce issues as employers struggle to fill jobs.

Environment/Outdoors

12:58pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. An 'indicator plant': Wild rice struggles to survive in a changing climate.
3:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Research finds rising radium levels in Wisconsin groundwater.

Statewide

1:55pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. After 20 years of service, Patti Seger, Executive Director retires.
11:42am
Wisconsin Safety Council. Mom was right: Avoid sickness by washing your hands.
11:36am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Featuring new tours, general admission open for March 16 Tech Summit at Lambeau Field.
10:37am
Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Statewide Concrete Design Award winners.
10:36am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Could psychedelic therapty fight depression? Learn more at March 24 luncheon.
9:03am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Bridging the pension gap.

3:34am
NBC 15. Study: Wisconsin among states most prepared for health emergencies.

Courts

3:27am
AP. Court considers whether men-only draft is constitutional.
3:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Chief justice creates new business court amid objections from judges.

Education

4:27pm
Marquette University. To host events in honor of Women's History Month.
12:10pm
Marquette University. Doctoral students sweep Catholic Biblical Association of America's Emerging Scholar Fellowship.
11:39am
UW-Madison. V. Craig Jordan, Michael G. Moore to receive honorary degrees.
10:36am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold is marching to the beat of his own drum.
9:59am
UW-Stout. Roques interns for NYC disc jockey, has show on N.J. college radio.

1:00pm
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison prepares for possibility of COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, dusts off pandemic plan.
3:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19: how Wisconsin schools are preparing for possible spread.
3:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie Patterson retiring.
3:31am
WEAU. New cybersecurity online master's degree program coming to UW system.
3:30am
Fox 11. Ripon College cancels study abroad trip to Italy amid coronavirus concerns.
3:29am
WQOW. UWEC cancels summer study abroad programs to China, Italy.

Local

3:30am
WFRV. Green Bay residents angered over violent sex offender being released.

Congress

4:23pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Congressional Art Competition for high school students.
1:48pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Participates in coronavirus briefing with Vice President Pence at White House.
12:53pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on insurance companies to put people over junk plan profits amidst coronavirus concerns.

2:02pm
The Hill. Democratic lawmaker calls out CDC for removing data on number of Americans tested for coronavirus.
3:38am
NBC News. Top GOP senator seeks subpoena for witness related to probe into Ukraine and Biden.

Politics

3:19pm
RPW. Jill Karofsky's allies exploit tragedy in Milwaukee to attack Justice Kelly.
12:13pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Dan Kelly's big guns.
11:37am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Endorses 47 candidates in Spring Election.
9:46am
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Working women and men rally behind Judge Jill Karofsky in race for Supreme Court.
9:42am
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from County Executive Joe Parisi.
9:26am
Bugenhagen for District II Court of Appeals. Endorsed by Milwaukee Police Association.
9:07am
Wisconsin Laborers' District Council. Endorses Judge Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice.
8:32am
Felzkowski for 12th Senate. Senator Tom Tiffany endorses.

2:15pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNC 2020 officials monitoring coronavirus as Milwaukee prepares to host 50,000 visitors in July.
3:57am
Cap Times. Several Madison Democrats jockeying to succeed Rep. Melissa Sargent in state Assembly.
3:40am
WSAW. Lincoln County Supervisor expected to announce run for 35th Assembly District.
3:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Day after Milwaukee rampage, Dan Kelly campaign holds fundraiser at shooting range.

Monday March 2, 2020

Governor

4:44pm
Survival Coalition. Celebrates Governor Evers' signature on Act 118.
2:21pm
Rep. Steineke. School-based mental health pilot coming to Outagamie County.
2:11pm
Wisconsin BPDD. Thanks Governor Evers for signing Act 118- seclusion and restraint bill.
1:33pm
Gov. Evers. Signs legislation at Ashland High School enhancing student safety and support.

3:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers vetoes GOP's 'Tougher on Crime' bills.
3:52am
WTMJ. Gov. Tony Evers signs tougher sanctions for repeat drunken drivers.
3:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers signs body camera bill, state trooper pay increase, vetoes crime bills. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers signs bill granting access to body camera footage.

Legislative

3:56pm
Sen. Tiffany. Welcomes Senate Scholar to State Capitol.
12:03pm
Rep. Nygren. Assembles fleet of support for Marinette Marine. Letter to President Trump.
11:30am
Sen. Kapenga. Response to Governor Evers vetoes.
11:26am
Sen. Schachtner. Column: Doing more to support family caregivers.
9:47am
Sen. Jacque. Prison safety legislation signed into law.
4:27am
Speaker Vos. Statement: Tougher on Crime vetoes.

3:56am
WSAW. Hmong community looks to elected officials for guidance. WFRV.
3:45am
Racine Journal Times. Vos calls Unified's community fund use 'a loophole we should close.'
3:42am
WISC. Wisconsin lawmakers looked at 20 different gun-related bills this session. Some could still become law.
3:37am
Politico. Trump's jabs on homelessness singe local efforts.

State Agencies

3:25pm
DHS. Wisconsin now conducting tests for COVID-19 virus.
1:15pm
DNR. Final ice shanty removal deadline Sunday, March 15.
9:03am
DATCP. Keep Yours Kids Safe newsletter - March 2020.
9:02am
DATCP. Wisconsin's 2019 Weights and Measures numbers add up to accuracy.
4:23am
Wisconsin Arts Board. Wisconsin Poetry Out Loud Competition March 7.

10:09am
Cap Times. Created in last summer's budget, Wisconsin DNR looking to fill PFAS specialist jobs this spring.

Economy/Business

12:10pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dairy state: Cheese producers wrestle with climate change amid already struggling industry.
12:08pm
WISC. Coronavirus halts production for local apparel company, sets inventory back by months.
10:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Potato farmers grapple with climate change's impact on nitrogen management.
9:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Cranberries, Wisconsin's most profitable fruit, face an uncertain future.
4:12am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Coronavirus concerns a drag on Milwaukee area manufacturing.
3:53am
WUWM. Foxconn official says limited production will start in Racine County this spring.
3:41am
Chicago Tribune. Foxconn's Wisconsin factory isn't what it initially promised. Can it still turn Mount Pleasant into a high-tech hub?
3:38am
NBC 26. Marinette shipbuilder seeking Navy contract.

Statewide

3:17pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Solar for Good program opens sixth donation round to assist Wisconsin nonprofits in "Going Solar."

10:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Home, health go hand in hand, according to policy group's report.
4:26am
Wisconsin Watch. University of Wisconsin child abuse doctor leaves a trail of accusations of bullying from colleagues, parents.
4:00am
The Hill. Coronavirus may have spread undetected in U.S. for weeks: report.
3:50am
WTMJ. Four people under voluntary home quarantine in Milwaukee for possible coronavirus exposure.

Courts

3:57pm
DPW. Statement on Supreme Court decision to hear arguments on legality of the Affordable Care Act.
1:18pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. U.S. Supreme Court threatening health care of millions.

1:17pm
Reuters. U.S. Supreme Court takes up Democratic bid to defend Obamacare.
4:18am
Cap Times. Judge blasts Roggensack of move to 'cherry pick' business court judges for special interests.
3:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Environmental groups file lawsuit seeking review of $700M Superior Power Plant.
3:47am
WSAW. Law enforcement fitness standards in the spotlight as lawsuit looms for Marshfield police.

Education

3:18pm
UW-Stout. Chancellor tours campus, meets students, faculty and staff on first day.
3:07pm
Marquette University. Former Deloitte executive named interim Keyes Dean of Business Administration.
2:07pm
Carthage College. To launch new nursing program for RNs seeking bachelor's degree.
1:38pm
UW-Stevens Point. Statements on the retirement of UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie Patterson.
1:37pm
UW-Stevens Point. Chancellor Bernie Patterson to retire at year end.
1:31pm
UW System. Wisconsin SBDC celebrates 40 years of helping businesses.
1:18pm
UW-Stout. International students taking pride in volunteering.
11:28am
Wisconsin Family Ties. Encourages parents to participate in DPI forum on special education.
11:27am
UW-River Falls. Target's VP is Innovator in Resident speaker March 10.
4:22am
UW-Stevens Point. Foundation acquires Newman Center property.

3:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison suspends programs in Italy amid elevated COVID-19 coronavirus warnings.

Local

10:00am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. March town hall meetings.
9:59am
Kewaunee County. Offers passport photo service.

10:07am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County likely to get $40 million from state to pay for new $45 million juvenile detention facility.

Congress

3:18pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Introduces bill to prevent Iran sanctions evasion.
1:14pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Advocates for rural broadband in Wisconsin.

12:05pm
The Hill. GOP chairman plans first subpoena in Burisma, Biden probe.
3:54am
WQOW. Rep. Kind backs plan to save Hmong refugees from deportation.

Politics

2:53pm
Lemmer for 48th Assembly. Madison City Council member announces run for Wisconsin State Assembly.
2:51pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Justice Louis Butler endorses.
1:20pm
Youth Climate Action Team. To endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders.
8:35am
Ballweg for 14th Senate. State Rep. Jon Plumer endorses.
8:33am
Felzkowski for 12th Senate. Announces bid for State Senate.
4:24am
Sargent for 16th Senate. Announces endorsement from Supervisor Carousel Bayrd.

10:18am
WSAW. Rep. Mary Felzkowski announces bid for State Senate.
4:09am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: State Supreme Court candidate says people feel court is corrupt.
3:47am
Fox 6. '4 more years:' Pres. Trump's campaign, Democrats court black voters in Milwaukee.
3:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ousted leaders of Milwaukee's DNC host committee replaced.

 

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