Wednesday March 31, 2021 - Updated 4:47pm

Supreme Court

4:47pm
Rep. Edming. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling. 
3:52pm
Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling. 
3:51pm
Rep. Neubauer. Responding to WI Supreme Court emergency declaration ruling. 
3:50pm
Rep. Allen. Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds rule of law. 
3:49pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Governor Evers' mask mandate is null and void. 
3:44pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Conservative Justice Sides with Major Campaign Contributor Over Pandemic Health Orders
2:36pm
Rep. Neylon. Supreme Court Finds Evers Administration Abused Emergency Powers Again
2:35pm
Feeding America. State of Wisconsin to lose $50 million a month in food aid. 
2:12pm
Sen. Agard. Statement on Supreme Court decision.
2:11pm
Rep. Dittrich. We have a government of laws, not a dictatorship. 
2:10pm
Rep. Gundrum. Reaction to Wisconsin Supreme Court's ruling on emergency orders. 
1:08pm
Rep. Duchow. Statement on Supreme Court decision.
1:06pm
Rep. Considine. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling. 
12:22pm
Sen. Felzkowski. Statement on Supreme Court ruling. 
12:18pm
Sen. Bernier. Governor must follow state law. 
12:07pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling.
12:07pm
Rep. Steffen. Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down mask mandate. 
12:05pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court: Gov. Evers’ Multiple Emergency Declarations Violate Law
12:02pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on Supreme Court ruling on emergency orders.
11:08am
Rep. Subeck. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling. 
11:06am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Supreme Court ruling on Fabick v. Evers. 
11:01am
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court decision. 
10:31am
Gov. Evers. Statement regarding Supreme Court decision.
10:28am
Sen. Kapenga. Supreme Court affirms Governor Evers exceeded his authority. 
10:24am
Sen. Nass. State Supreme Court ruling - Evers acted unlawfully.
10:23am
Rep. Macco. Supreme Court decision restores the rule of law in Wisconsin. 
10:23am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling. 
10:22am
Sen. Wimberger. Praises Supreme Court decision upholding legislative oversight. 
9:41am
Rep. Steineke. Reacts to court ruling. 
9:40am
Sen. LeMahieu. Statement on Supreme Court decision.
9:39am
Sen. Bradley. Court's decision to overturn Evers' order is 'long overdue.'
8:56am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - opinion.

12:31pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court rules Tony Evers' emergency orders, face mask requirement unlawful
12:30pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court Strikes Down Statewide Mask Mandate

Subscriber

9:42am
WISC. Wisconsin Supreme Court rules Gov. Evers’ overstepped emergency powers during pandemic

Governor

1:07pm
NFIB Wisconsin. Supports governor's investment in Wisconsin small business. 

Legislative

4:46pm
Sen. Jacque; Reps. Swearingen, Wittke. How Governor Evers became "Governor No."
3:47pm
Rep. Callahan. Holds "Around the 35th" District Day in Antigo.
3:42pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Introduces 2nd Amendment Sanctuary State bill. 
2:09pm
Reps. Cabrera, Anderson, Ortiz-Velez. Wisconsin Legislative Latino Caucus celebrates Cesar Chavez Day.
1:09pm
Rep. Duchow. Announces priorities for federal stimulus dollars. 
12:24pm
Assembly Elections Committee Democrats. Statement on the testimony of Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe.
11:07am
Sen. Smith. Column: Expand BadgerCare and bring our dollars back home. 
10:32am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit reviews state's administration of federal funds in FY 2019-20.
10:27am
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. Applauds Assembly GOP plan to prioritize property tax relief. 
10:21am
Reps. Snodgrass, Cabrera, Neubauer, Spreitzer; Sen. Carpenter. Members of the Legislative LGBTQ Caucus applaud Governor Evers' proclamation of March 31st, 2021 as International Transgender Day of Visibility. 
9:38am
LAB. Report 21-6: State of Wisconsin FY 2019-20 Single Audit. 
9:34am
Rep. Cabral-Guevara. Holds budget listening session in Neenah. 

4:20am
Cap Times. Tony Evers, Assembly Republicans lay out priorities for spending federal COVID dollars
4:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans want Tony Evers to spend $500 million of stimulus on broadband; $1 billion on property tax relief
4:16am
WISN. Assembly speaker rolls out GOP plan for $3.2B in Wisconsin stimulus spending WFRV. 

State Agencies

4:43pm
DNR. Launches Lake Protection Network To Prevent 
Spread Of Aquatic Invasive Species
3:48pm
AG Kaul. Calls on U.S. Secretary of Education to Further Address Student Loan Crisis
12:09pm
DWD. February Local Employment and Unemployment Data Released
12:03pm
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Mosinee Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
10:29am
DNR. Nearly 40,000 acres of private land will open to turkey hunters. 
9:35am
DNR.  Runoff Management Grants Annual Report
Now Available
4:14am
WKBT. Wisconsin upgrades unemployment claims system

4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DWD: Federal PUA Benefits Approved In December, March Set To Launch Tuesday

Economy/Business

10:34am
New North. Lessons learned during the pandemic: UW Oshkosh shares results of COVID-19 economic impact surveys.
9:33am
Clean Wisconsin. Supports Alliant Energy's plans for additional solar projects. 
9:32am
Alliant Energy. Counting on the sun for another 400+ megawatts of energy in Wisconsin

4:12am
WXPR. CN Reaches Deal to Sell 650 Miles of Railroad Track in Northern Wisconsin and the U.P. to WATCO

Coronavirus

4:42pm
Rep. Crowley. Biden administration selects Milwaukee region for pilot community vaccinatoin clinic. 
3:46pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard troops continue to support state’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts
2:13pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County will not issue local mask order after Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down mandate. 
10:37am
DSPS. State occupational boards pass motions supporting COVID-19 vaccination, CDC guidance. 
10:35am
Gov. Evers. And FEMA announce Milwaukee site transition to federal pilot community vaccination clinic on April 6.

12:32pm
The Hill. US death rate jumps by nearly 16 percent
4:21am
Milwaukee Biz Times. All Wisconsin residents 16 and older eligible for COVID-19 vaccine next week
4:17am
WTMJ. UW COVID-19 panel: Vaccines seem to be effective against known variants
4:16am
CBS 58. 'Headed in the wrong direction': Milwaukee Health Department may reimpose COVID-19 restrictions
4:15am
WISC. ‘There are going to be waits’: Vaccinators ask for patience as eligibility expands
4:14am
Fox 11. New COVID-19 cases, seven-day average above 500 again in Wisconsin
4:13am
U.S. News & World Report. Hundreds More Wisconsin Pharmacies to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine
4:12am
Fox 6. Wauwatosa committee approves mask ordinance extension

Statewide

1:04pm
Arts Wisconsin. Creative Wisconsin Month, April 2021. 
1:01pm
WMJ. Focuses on impact of race and racism on health in latest issue.
12:04pm
Edvest. Get more of a good thing when saving for college.

12:30pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Plans For Second Passenger Rail Line From Chicago To Twin Cities Chugging Along

Courts

1:03pm
UW. La Crosse. Shayla Michel’s pithy presentation earns top honor
7:50am
District II Court of Appeals. Daniel Doubek v. Joshua Kaul - Certification. 
7:49am
District II Court of Appeals. Joyce S. Clark v. League of Wisconsin Municipalities Mutual Insurance Company.

4:14am
NBC 26. Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule Wednesday on whether mask mandate is legal

Education

3:47pm
Marquette University. Award-winning journalist Mina Kimes to deliver 2021 Axthelm Lecture
3:43pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. Day of the Badger to raise funds for critical needs. 
1:05pm
UW-Platteville. Engineering professors’ inventions awarded U.S. patents
1:05pm
UW-Platteville. Ward wins state-wide civil engineering award
1:03pm
UW-Platteville. Engineering student conducts research on concrete durability
11:02am
UW System. Announces extended tuition credit for students working at COVID-19 vaccination sites. 

Local

4:45pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Lilliann Paine's ideas led to a seismic shift in public health policy in Milwaukee and nationwide. 
3:45pm
Miilwaukee Common Council. Congratulations to city's newest head coach, Shaka Smart.
11:15am
Racine Mayor Mason. Declares March 31, 2021, Police Chief Art Howell Day.

4:20am
Racine Journal Times. 2 sex offenders near Jellystone? County was nearly sued over lengthy process; Caledonia to sue courts over decision

Congress

3:52pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Conservation voters applaud Biden's American Jobs Plan
3:50pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. President Biden goes bold on infrastructure plan to reshape and rebuild the American economy.
12:08pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald, U.S. Sen. Johnson. Introduce SOFA Act to Combat Opioid Epidemic
12:06pm
U.S. Reps. Tiffany, Owens. Announce Bill to Ensure Equal Protection in Agriculture Department Programs, Activities

4:17am
WXOW. Report: Ft. McCoy adds $1.5 billion to the local economy
4:13am
Politico. Biden to unveil $2 trillion, 8-year infrastructure plan
4:12am
Spectrum News. Buttigieg Tells Spectrum News US Has Opportunity to “Act Big” on Infrastructure, Climate Change

Tuesday March 30, 2021

Governor

2:30pm
Rep. Dittrich. Statement on the governor's use of federal funds. 

4:25am
Wausau Daily Herald. Gov. Tony Evers announces he'll direct $2.5 billion in federal relief money to economic recovery in Wisconsin
4:23am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers vetoes bill to give GOP oversight on federal COVID-19 funds, announces $2.5 billion for state economy
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers Announces Initial Plans For Latest Federal COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Legislative

4:33pm
Rep. Krug. States his goals for federal stimulus money coming to Wisconsin. 
4:23pm
PROFS. Registers against legislation that would limit participation of transgender collegiate athletes in intercollegiate or intramural sports (AB 195).
4:18pm
Rep. Plumer. Supports Republican priorities for federal aid. 
4:17pm
Rep. Gundrum. Time to prioritize long-term care facilities. 
4:17pm
Sen. Carpenter, Rep. McGuire. Introduce bill to ease tax burden on UI benefits. 
4:15pm
Speaker Vos. Joins Assembly Republican colleagues in announcing priorities for federal stimulus dollars. 
4:07pm
Reps. Summerfield, James, Pronschinske, Petryk, Armstrong, Zimmerman, Edming, Moses. Crucial investments for a crucial time.
1:22pm
Rep. Kurtz. Column: Broadband for all.
10:10am
Rep. Hebl. Column: For accountable and responsive government, we must have fair maps. 

4:30am
CBS 58. State Republican lawmakers say prisoners' third stimulus checks should go toward restitution
4:29am
NBC 15. Employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccines on the legislative chopping block
4:26am
Cap Times. No action from Wisconsin lawmakers more than a year after National Guard sex assault scandal

State Agencies

4:08pm
DOT. Canadian National Sale “Great News” for Wisconsin
10:10am
DWD. Upgrades Unemployment Claims Portal, Readies Federal Benefits for 26,000 Wisconsinites
9:03am
WEDC. Village of Argyle receives $250,000 state grant to support redevelopment of former Ford building

Economy/Business

9:00am
WMC. Wisconsin Business World Launches Essay Contest for Students to Highlight Businesses Response to COVID-19

4:31am
WTMJ. CDC's extension on eviction bans to impact Milwaukee renters, landlords
4:28am
NBC 26. Manitowoc landlord discusses how a federal eviction moratorium extension could affect counterparts
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Mounting Bills And Sleepless Nights: Self-Employed, Gig Workers Struggle Through Months-Long Wait For Unemployment

Coronavirus

4:10pm
Rep. Neubauer. Gov. Evers announces all Wisconsinites age 16+ eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning April 5th. 
1:44pm
Gov. Evers. And DHS announce everyone 16 and older eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting April 5. 
1:42pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin residents 16 and older eligible for COVID-19 vaccines starting Monday
10:12am
DHS. Increased Vaccine Supply Expands Federal Retail Pharmacy Program to More Locations

1:20pm
NBC 15. Everyone over 16 to be eligible for vaccine on Monday, April 5
4:32am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County outside of the city facing rising COVID-19 numbers, returns to "high risk" category
4:32am
La Crosse Tribune. More than 1 million Wisconsinites fully vaccinated against COVID-19
4:31am
WTMJ. Vaccine hesitancy poses challenge in Wisconsin's fight against COVID-19
4:27am
Janesville Gazette. Rock County Public Health Department reports variant strain of COVID-19
4:25am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Over 1 million Wisconsin residents vaccinated as DHS signals opening COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older early
4:24am
AP. Biden, CDC director warn of virus rebound if nation lets up
4:24am
WXPR. From One of the Worst to Among the Best: How Wisconsin's COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Turned Around
4:23am
Fox 6. DHS: 1M WI residents have completed their COVID-19 vaccine series
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. All Wisconsinites 16 And Up Could Be Vaccine Eligible Before May 1
4:20am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Northwestern Mutual backs COVID-19 vaccination sites in two Milwaukee neighborhoods
4:19am
Reuters. Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines highly effective after first shot in real-world use, U.S. study shows

Statewide

4:09pm
Wisconsin Women in Conservation. April 7 Spring into Conservation! Zoom Workshop to connect local women farmers and landowners with conservation coaches and resources. 
2:29pm
WISPIRG. New report proposes roadmap for how to transform Wisconsin's transportation infrastructure. 

Education

4:33pm
UW-Whitewater. Alum to speak with E.U. regulators on research into anti-money laundering directives
4:14pm
UW-Madison. Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, partner labs serve state during pandemic
4:11pm
UW-Stout. Chicago advocate highlights 42nd Early Childhood Education Conference
11:13am
Alverno College. Janet Dowler Martin Endowment Will Support Ability-Based Learning Curriculum
10:15am
UW-River Falls. New fund, renamed lab to honor long-time professor, leader Michael Harris.
9:03am
UW-Madison. U.S. News places graduate schools high in 2022 rankings
9:02am
UW-Eau Claire. Hmong Heritage Month celebration kicks off this week

Local

2:36pm
Racine Mayor Mason. Statements from community members on the tenure of Police Chief Howell. 

Congress

4:33am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Border Crisis ‘Predicted and Predictable’

4:23am
Spectrum News. Sen. Baldwin To Promote Wisconsin Farming Struggles as Subcommittee Chair

Monday March 29, 2021

Governor

4:47pm
Rep. Snodgrass. Commends, supports Governor Evers small business commitment. 
3:10pm
Rep. McGuire. Statement on Gov. Evers' $600M investment in small business. 
12:59pm
Gov. Evers. Unveils robust plan to invest federal American Rescue Plan funds in small businesses, families, and communities statewide, vetoes Senate Bill 183.
9:20am
Gov. Evers. Hosts Badger Bounceback Live Session on transportation and infrastructure. 

4:28am
Fox 11. Gov. Evers aims to increase broadband access, hosts roundtable discussion in Shawano
4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Vetoes Bill Requiring Plan for State Workers to Return

Legislative

2:07pm
Rep. Vining. Adovcates for small business assistance to support dreams, families, and jobs. 
12:03pm
Rep. Loudenbeck Announces opportunities for budget feedback. 
10:46am
Sen. Agard. Thousands of Wisconsinites sign petition in support of cannabis legalization. 
4:36am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Tell Your Legislators to Oppose These Hyper Partisan Anti-Voter Measures
4:33am
Rep. August. Column: Limiting government overreach. 

4:27am
WBAY. Group pushing for Wisconsin to use ranked choice voting for Congressional races
4:26am
WQOW. Racial disparities task force was supposed to have bills introduced by January. So far, nothing

State Agencies

12:02pm
DNR. Continues Partnership With USDA
To Manage Wolf Conflicts
10:53am
Empower Wisconsin. Wisconsin Spotlight Investigation: What WEC Knew
10:49am
DATCP. Reminds farmers to check runoff risk prior to spreading manure. 
10:48am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Monroe Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
10:47am
DOT. Steps to obtain an ID to vote explained
9:21am
DCF, DPI. Award grants to support tribal language revitalization. 
4:34am
DMA. Waukesha’s 135th Medical Company departs for Middle East deployment

4:27am
WEAU. Wisconsin state parks expect another record season in 2021

Economy/Business

10:47am
U.S. Gain. Builds RNG fueling station in LA County, California. 

4:32am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin GDP dipped 4.5% in 2020
4:30am
WAOW. 1 year since first WI ban on evictions during pandemic; CDC moratorium to end soon
4:29am
WISC. ‘Every little bit helps’: Wisconsin bars take advantage of cocktails to go law

Coronavirus

4:11pm
Rep. Neubauer. Encourages Racinians to get vaccinated.
4:10pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on 1 million COVID vaccinations in Wisconsin.
3:26pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Research Institute is primary lab in CDC’s COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness study among frontline workers, first responders
2:27pm
Gov. Evers. And DHS announce one million Wisconsinites have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 
10:55am
DMA. 29 MARCH UPDATE: Wisconsin National Guard continues COVID-19 testing throughout the state

4:31am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Not out of the woods: Wisconsin officials caution spring travel
4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Nearing 1M Residents Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
4:29am
WTMJ. Wisconsin ranks 2nd in the nation in distributing COVID-19 vaccine supply: Reports
4:29am
Fox 11. COVID-19 numbers near average as state creeps up near 1 million people fully vaccinated
4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Third COVID-19 Variant Detected in Wisconsin
4:24am
AP. AP Exclusive: Pandemic means far fewer eyes on kids' welfare. 
4:23am
Fox 6. DHS: 428 new positive cases of COVID-19 in WI, no new deaths

Statewide

4:46pm
WCA Services. Presents charitable donation to domestic violence shelter, PAVE, in Dodge Co. at event with JFC Co-Chair Rep. Mark Born. 
12:07pm
WCA Services. Presents charitable donation to Transitional Living Center in Racine Co. at event with Speaker Vos, County Executive Delagrave. 
9:19am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin FFA Convention to Return In-Person During July

Education

4:45pm
UW-Madison. New nondestructive optical technique reveals the structure of mother-of-pearl
2:08pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. COVID-19 vaccines and side effects. 
12:04pm
Marquette University. Two biological sciences faculty named fellows by Ecological Society of America
9:22am
UW-Eau Claire. Pilot program aims to save students money by reducing textbook and materials costs

4:23am
WXPR. Several Northwoods School Districts Ask Voters to Approve Operational Funding

Local

2:10pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. City and county leaders call for 'Purple Alert' to protect domestic violence victims in Wiscconsin.
2:05pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to Extend "Farm to Foodbank" Program to Aid in Pandemic Recovery, Meet Basic Needs
12:05pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. County Board adopts proposal to improve equity for women employees. 
4:34am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on the passing of Deputy Corporation Counsel Paul Kuglitsch.

Congress

2:09pm
Wisconsin Workforce Development Association. Statement on Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh. 
1:00pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Presses IRS Commissioner Over Processing Delays for Southeast Wisconsin Job Creators to Hire Workers, Start New Businesses

4:23am
The Hill. Biden faces decision time on eviction moratorium

Friday March 26, 2021

Governor

5:11pm
AFSCME Council 32. Statment on Governor Evers's veto of SB-38.
4:48pm
Sen. Bernier. Two bills signed into law. 
4:41pm
Sen. Ballweg. Open enrollment bills signed into law. 
4:09pm
Rep. Steffen. Cocktails-to-go signed into law. 
3:37pm
Rep. Sinicki. Praises Gov. Evers for delivering assistance to small businesses. 
3:35pm
Rep. Dittrich. Governor Evers hurts Wisconsin kids with veto.
2:06pm
Sen. Ballweg, Rep. Jessie Rodriguez. Commend Gov. Evers for updating family law. 
2:04pm
Sen. Felzkowski. Governor signs two bills into law. 
2:03pm
Gov. Evers. Signs fourteen more bills. 
1:22pm
WI Pharmacy Protection Coalition. Statement on governor signing new PBM law. 
11:28am
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on Pharmacy Benefit Manager bill signing. 
11:27am
Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin. Applauds signing of Act 9: Pharmacy Benefit Manager reform. 
11:19am
Gov. Evers. Visits Bridge Community Clinic in Wausau, signs bill to increase transparency in prescription drug supply chain. 
4:34am
Gov. Evers. Delivers Radio Address on his Badger Bounceback Agenda to expand access to affordable healthcare. 

12:18pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers signs bill aimed at adding transparency, lowering cost of prescription drugs
12:17pm
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Signs Bill Designed to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Legislative

4:07pm
Rep. Bowen. Condemns anti-Asian hate, calls for common sense gun reform. 
1:17pm
Reps. Steineke, Stubbs, Haywood, Wittke. Task force congratulates Damond Boatwright. 
12:12pm
Democracy Found Action. Support growing for bipartisan Final-Five Voting bill.
11:17am
Rep. Steineke. To hold local listening sessions.
11:14am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Big broadband investments for southwest WI.
9:48am
Sens. Kooyenga, Smith; Reps. Kurtz, Riemer. Bipartisan bill introduced to improve U.S. congressional elections.

4:25am
WTMJ. Wisconsin State Assembly moves to de-regulate natural hair braiding statewide

State Agencies

3:36pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard partnership with Papua New Guinea enhanced through women’s virtual exchange
1:20pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Absentee Voting Deadlines Quickly Approaching for 2021 Spring Election
12:14pm
DOA. People's Maps Commission hears from more than 1,000 Wisconsinites in less than six months. 
11:15am
DNR. Seeks Public Comments For Proposed Green Tier Contract With The C.A. Lawton Co.
9:46am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Fond Du Lac Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
9:46am
DATCP. Ski's Meat Market issues Class II recall of snack sticks and strips. 

4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Will Make Bottled Water Available To Thousands Of French Island Residents Due To PFAS Concerns. La Crosse Tribune
4:22am
WKBT. Kwik Trip, Hy-Vee, CVS rally with government agencies to get French Islanders safe water
4:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Pollution Concerns Lead to French Island Water Warning

Economy/Business

1:21pm
Eagle Herald Extra. Navy leadership tours Fincantieri Marinette Marine
11:22am
U.S. Cellular. Names Christine Paulsen Director of Retail Sales and Operations for Wisconsin. 

4:31am
Cap Times. 'A reset moment': In new survey, business advocates call for clarity, support
4:24am
WISC. Dane Co. announces additional $15 million in small business grants through COVID relief package
4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.8%

Coronavirus

3:37pm
DHS. And Laboratory Partners Confirm a Third Variant Strain of SARS-CoV-2 in Wisconsin

12:20pm
Reuters. U.S. to distribute 11 million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shots next week - White House
4:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. Amid uptick in COVID-19 cases, Wisconsin health official urges masks, preventive measures
4:25am
CBS 58. Milwaukee County COVID cases indicator 'red' for first time since January
4:24am
WKOW. ‘We were never at a low level’: DHS officials urge caution amid recent case increase
4:24am
NBC 26. 'It's long overdue': FEMA to offer financial aid for COVID-19 related funeral costs
4:23am
WBAY. Wisconsin sets new record for “shots in the arm”; coronavirus cases, hospitalizations still trending up
4:22am
WQOW. Gov. Evers visits Ho-Chunk Nation vaccination site
4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Officials Concerned About Spike in COVID-19 Cases
4:20am
WXPR. State to Open Marathon County Vaccine Clinic as COVID-19 Vaccinations Ramp Up

Statewide

11:26am
Protect Our Care. ACA At 11: Health Care For Rural Americans
11:16am
Opportunity Wisconsin. NEW REPORT: American Rescue Plan Lowers Healthcare Premiums by Nearly $600 for Wisconsinites

4:26am
WAOW. Wisconsin prisoner population dropped in 2020 amid pandemic

Education

2:05pm
UW-Eau Claire. Continuing Education announces April program offerings
12:10pm
UW-Whitewater. How serving students with disabilities became a priority mission

4:25am
NBC 15. UW Chancellor: Fall semester expected to look more like 2019 than 2020

Local

4:08pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Katie Avila Loughmiller receives Vel R. Phillips Trailblazer award. 
9:45am
Kewaunee County Awarded $1.4 million broadband expansion grant. 
9:44am
Citizens Against Expanded Gambling, Wisconsin Family Action. Wisconsin taxpayers, especially Beloit area residents, are biggest losers. 

Congress

4:32pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces Safe Routes Act
1:19pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Colleagues to Introduce Bill to Expand Emergency Broadband Benefit Access
11:18am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. American Rescue Plan Expands Access to Quality Health Care and Lowers Costs for Wisconsin
4:36am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. New pandemic assistance package critical for previously overlooked farmers.  Special Order of Business.

4:23am
WFRV. Federal Office of Management and Budget to consider redefining city size
4:22am
WEAU. Sen. Baldwin talks ACA anniversary & American Rescue Plan

Thursday March 25, 2021

Governor

4:26pm
Gov. Evers. To Join #StopAsianHate Virtual Day of Action and Healing in Wake of Increasing Violence Against Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities
10:09am
Gov. Evers. And Wisconsinites discuss rising prescription drug costs. 

4:32am
Sheboygan Press. Gov. Tony Evers approves Ho-Chunk casino in Beloit that could become one of the state's largest gambling facilities
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers clears way for Ho-Chunk Nation casino in Beloit
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Approves Plans for Ho-Chunk Casino in Beloit

Budget

9:39am
LFB. Distributional information on proposed individual income tax modifications in the Governor's 2021-23 Biennial Budget Bill. 

Legislative

1:23pm
Rep. Dallman. Honors local organization.
11:42am
Sen. Kapenga. Column: Gov. presents a buyer's remorse budget. 
10:06am
LRB. The Use of Executive Orders in Wisconsin 1965-2021.
9:12am
Sen. Felzkowski. Announces remaining budget listening sessions.
9:07am
NFIB Wisconsin. Eliminating Wisconsin's personal property tax is critical to small business recovery. 

4:29am
WKBT. WI GOP state senator raises questions about DHS COVID-19 data corrections
4:28am
Fox 11. Scheduling conflict will keep Green Bay officials from testifying at upcoming hearing
4:27am
WTMJ. Stimulus check for prisoners: State Republican lawmakers say money should go to pay restitution

State Agencies

4:25pm
DOJ. Washburn County Jury Finds Sarona Man Guilty of Sexual Assault of a Child, Third Degree Sexual Assault, Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Intentional Homicide, Solicitation of First Degree Intentional Homicide
1:21pm
DNR. Working With Multiple Agencies To Remove Invasive Carp From Mississippi River
10:11am
DATCP. Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Director nomination period to close March 30. 
10:08am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To hold Zoom meeting. 
10:07am
DATCP. Heritage Meats issues Class II recall of precooked meals, raw beef. 
9:38am
WEDC. Learn about business opportunities with Luxembourg
9:37am
DNR. Multiple State Agencies Responding To
PFAS Contamination On French Island
4:37am
Women's Council Wisconsin. Wisconsin's gender wage gap narrows but still leaves Wisconsin women behind the national average. 

Economy/Business

1:36pm
SHINE. Announces weathertight production facility
1:02pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Employee and consumer confidence remains top concern in Spring Business Survey. 
12:03pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin's unemployment rate remains at 3.8 percent in February; Jobs decline over the month. 

4:34am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin personal income growth among slowest in the country in 2020
4:24am
WXPR. Low Interest Rates Continue to Fuel Home Sales in Wisconsin

Coronavirus

4:16pm
FEMA. To Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths
1:35pm
Gov. Evers. And DHS announce Community-Based Vaccination Clinic in Marathon County opens April 6. 
9:08am
Survival Coalition. Update March 23: COVID cases and deaths among people with disabilities and older adults in Wisconsin. 

4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19 Activity Level Remains High Across Much Of Wisconsin
4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Indoor venues in Waukesha County no longer have any recommended COVID-19 capacity limits
4:30am
Green Bay Press Gazette. COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Brown County: Over 25% of residents had a shot, state data shows
4:30am
The Hill. More than 40 states to meet or beat May 1 vaccine eligibility goal
4:26am
WAOW. Wisconsin reports largest COVID-19 case increase in a month
4:26am
WAOW. Wausau City Council approves mask resolution extension to May
4:25am
AP. AstraZeneca confirms strong vaccine protection after US rift
4:23am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP Leaders Praise State's Vaccination Efforts

Statewide

11:34am
Protect Our Care. ACA At 11: Marketplace Signups & Financial Assistance
11:33am
RENEW Wisconsin. To unveil electric vehicle grant program. 
9:09am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Inmate populations drop during pandemic, but what comes next?

4:28am
WBAY. “Heartbreaking”: Elder abuse and neglect reports filed in every corner of Wisconsin

Courts

4:31am
Racine Journal Times. Appeals Court panel appears skeptical of business groups' effort to block COVID-19 records

Education

4:10pm
UW-Stevens Point. 90FM station manager honored for leading through pandemic
4:09pm
Marquette University. $1 Million Gift Enhances Life-changing Impact of Marquette’s Neuro Recovery Clinic
4:06pm
UW-Stout. Biology lecturer collaborates with local teachers to design educational plant and genetics kits
3:05pm
Horizon Government Affairs. Wisconsin school districts could save $500 million by participating in the State Health Plan. 
10:42am
UW-Madison. Study finds evidence of Bartonella infection in schizophrenia patients

4:32am
Wausau Daily Herald. Wausau students struggle with failing grades, mental health issues. It could take years to address, superintendent says
4:30am
Chippewa Herald. Chippewa board forecasts 8 layoffs in 2021-22 budget, early retirements lessen fallout
4:29am
WEAU. CFAUSD returns to in-person learning five days a week in April
4:27am
WTMJ. MPS says 30% of high school students failed fall semester, 11.5% increase from last year
4:25am
Fox 6. MPS approves in-person learning, but 'how will students get there?'

Local

4:08pm
Southeastern Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District. Board announces upcoming retirement of Executive Director Michael Duckett following 25 years overseeing ballpark construciton & operations. 
3:06pm
Milwaukee County Sups. Clancy, Czarnezki, Sumner. Applaud decision to reject gun shows at County Sports Complex. 
3:03pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Martin. Statement on hosting gun shows at Milwaukee County Sports Complex. 
1:50pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Ortiz-Velez. County Board adopts resolution reducing marijuana possession penalty. 
1:35pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, Dane Buy Local Team Again to Fast Track Small Business Pandemic Recovery
1:24pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Reimagined Health Committee will add a new focus on strategic planning. 
9:10am
Brown County Board. Request for applicants to the newly approved Energy Subcommittee.
4:36am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement on the passing of Deputy Corporation Counsel Paul Kuglitsch.
4:35am
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. Seeing a friend lose a son to gun violence

4:33am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville officials say city's demotion to 'micropolitan' could be detrimental
4:28am
WKOW. Proposal to downgrade metro areas could slow economic growth in Janesville
4:25am
WXOW. Some French Island families with high PFAS levels don’t qualify for free drinking water from the City of La Crosse

Congress

3:02pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Colleagues to Introduce Senate Resolution Condemning Anti-Asian Hatred, Discrimination Related to COVID-19 Pandemic
10:44am
U.S. Reps. Steil, Steube, Banks. Urge Secretary of State to Provide Answers Regarding U.S. Involvement in $1 Billion Ransom Payment
9:11am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Stabenow, Casey. Introduce Legislation to Overturn Trump-Era Expansion of Junk Insurance Plans

4:33am
Cap Times. Congress tackles military sexual assault, but again ignores problems within the National Guard

Wednesday March 24, 2021

Governor

1:59pm
Sen. Ringhand. Statement on Governor Evers' approval of Beloit Gaming and Entertainment Center. 
1:57pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on Ho-Chunk Nation's Beloit Casino approval. 
1:56pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on Governor Evers' approval of Ho-Chunk Nation Casino in Beloit. 
1:23pm
City of Beloit, Rock County, Ho-Chunk Nation. Joint press event.
1:09pm
Gov. Evers. Announces concurrence with Department of Interior's decision regarding Ho-Chunk Nation's Beloit Casino project. 
10:21am
Institute for Reforming Government. Gov. Evers Should Use Federal Stimulus Money to Issue Refunds to Wisconsin Taxpayers

Budget

3:06pm
LFB. State tax and fee modifications included in the Governor's 2021-23 budget recommendations. 

Legislative

5:03pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Gateway Capital Fund hitting initial fundraising goal in four months. 
4:23pm
Rep. Vining. Calls on legislative leaders to take immediate action for Wisconsin workers. 
3:02pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Virtual Ag Day at the Capitol Event Keeps Farmers Connected
3:01pm
Sen. Agard. Responds to Speaker Vos comments regarding gun reform legislation. 
1:55pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Offers adjournment honors to victims of hate crimes & gun violence. 
1:02pm
Sen. Smith. Column: Wisconsin women to remember. 
1:01pm
Sen. Felzkowski. Cocktails-to-go headed to Governor Evers' desk.
11:06am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Servers Should Not Have to Depend on the Goodwill of Strangers
10:31am
Rep. Tusler. Mayor Genrich unwilling to testify in Assembly two weeks after demanding invitation. 
10:22am
Rep. Brandtjen. Responds to Biden's gun grab. 
9:32am
Rep. Callahan Limits government overreach.
6:14am
Rep. Emerson. Statement on Assembly floor session.
6:13am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Praises start of elections investigation.
6:12am
Rep. Steineke. Approves Truth in Spending Act. 
6:12am
Rep. Hesselbein. Republicans aim to prolong pandemic and slow down distribution of federal funds. 
6:11am
Rep. Neubauer. Statement on Assembly session.
6:10am
Rep. McGuire. Statement on passage of Assembly Bill 149.
6:08am
Rep. Snyder. Assembly passes legislation on state response to COVID-19. 
6:07am
Rep. Shankland. Statement on Assembly session.
6:06am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Assembly floor session. 
6:05am
Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Statement on Assembly floor session. 
6:04am
Rep. Edming. Votes to protect personal freedoms and provide legislative oversight. 
6:02am
Rep. Armstrong. Votes on COVID package. 
6:01am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Two bills head to governor's desk.
4:37am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Assembly Bill 24. 
4:37am
Rep. Considine. Statement on AB-149
4:36am
Rep. Tittl. Casts vote for freedom. 
4:35am
Sen. Jacque. Bills protecting freedom to worship and medical decision-making pass State Assembly. 

4:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP Leader: Little Can Be Done to Stop Shootings
4:33am
Marshfield News Herald. Top Wisconsin Republican says arresting perpetrators is likely the only thing that can be done in response to mass shootings
4:32am
CBS 58, Wisconsin lawmakers claim $555K in expenses during pandemic
4:31am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republican lawmakers pass COVID-19 measures Tony Evers previously rejected
4:30am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Senate approves allowing bars and restaurants to sell drinks to go
4:30am
Cap Times. Assembly Republicans authorize committee investigation of Wisconsin elections
4:28am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin Legislature approves funding bill for utility ratepayer advocate
4:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislature passes bill to allow takeout drinks; GOP seeks to give Legislature more control over federal coronavirus funds
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers Approve Blocking Vaccine Mandates, More Control Over Federal COVID-19 Funds
4:21am
WISC. Wisconsin Republicans threaten court action; pass bill that would give lawmakers control of federal relief funds
4:20am
NBC 15. Booze-to-go approved by Wisconsin Senate
4:17am
Sheboygan Press. Wisconsin GOP lawmakers pass bills banning COVID-19 vaccine mandates
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans Vote to Control Virus Money

State Agencies

2:00pm
DOR. Collections, February FY2021. 
10:24am
DMA. Wisconsin has three semifinalists for top ESGR award
9:52am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Beaver Dam Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

4:23am
Fox 11. Murder-for-hire case latest to be affected by public defender shortage in Brown County

Economy/Business

10:25am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Announces third class for Business Leadership Academy. 
10:23am
WMC. Workforce Shortage Continues to be Biggest Concern for Wisconsin Employers

4:16am
U.S. News & World Report. Damage From Virus: Utility Bills Overwhelm Some Households

Coronavirus

3:42pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County updates large gathering recommendation. 

4:29am
La Crosse Tribune. ‘A well-oiled machine’ Rep. Kind praises vaccination clinic; capacity continues to grow
4:26am
Racine Journal Times. From hundreds a day down to 15 | Demand for COVID testing has fallen off cliff in past 10 months

Statewide

1:58pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Educating the next generation of butchers. 
1:01pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. ACA Open Enrollment Extension to August 15 Means More Wisconsinites to Get Covered
12:01pm
Protect Our Care. ACA At 11: Health Care For LGBTQ Americans

Courts

5:02pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Kaul v. Wisconsin State Legislature - order. 
11:03am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Markell Hogan.
11:03am
District II Court of Appeals. Cincinnati Insurance Company v. James Ropicky.

Education

1:02pm
UW-Stout. Graduate at General Mills among 97.8% employed from 2019-20 classes
9:50am
UW-Green Bay. Leading Regional Efforts to Locate National Estuarine Research Reserve on Green Bay
6:03am
One City Schools. To purchase $12 million facility.

4:21am
WKOW. Stoughton schools set to bring more students back to classrooms
4:18am
WTMJ. MPS board votes for students to return to in-person learning
4:18am
WAOW. Wausau School Board approves proposal to fully reopen
4:15am
AP. Gov’t data show race, region disparities in school reopening

Local

12:10pm
Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport.  A new level of clean: Taking it up a notch.  

4:19am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Alders push to eliminate possession fines for small amounts of marijuana

Congress

11:04am
Opportunity Wisconsin. On Equal Pay Day, Opportunity Wisconsin Calls on Congress to Pass Protections for Working Wisconsin Women
9:48am
Wisconsin Bankers Association.Statement on Introduction of Farmer-Friendly Bill (ECORA) in Congress
6:15am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Make Roads Safer for Motorcycles

4:24am
USA Today. 'We have to act': Biden calls on Congress to move fast on background checks, assault weapon ban after Boulder shooting

Tuesday March 23, 2021

Senate Floor Session

5:11pm
Citizens Utility Board. Legislature passes bill to strengthen advocacy for residential, small business utility customers.
4:36pm
Sen. Bewley. What's the Point?
4:31pm
Sen. Larson. Legislative Republicans attempt power grab at the expense of their constituents. 
4:31pm
Sen. Jacque. Environmental protection bills pass Senate. 
4:26pm
Sen. Smith. Republicans cost Wisconsinites with their latest power grab. 
2:53pm
Sen. Agard. Governor Evers provides steady leadership, Republicans play political games. 
1:39pm
Sen. Jacque. Public safety bills clear Senate. 
12:53pm
Sen. Roys. "We can't trust the GOP with COVID relief."

Assembly Floor Session

5:05pm
Rep. Plumer. Votes against overreach.
5:04pm
Rep. Allen. Assembly approves vaccination, religious freedom measures. 
4:32pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Stands up for freedom of worship & for vaccine choice. 
4:28pm
Rep. Rodriguez. Bill improving family law moves to governor's desk. 
2:57pm
Rep. Wichgers. Votes for medical and religious freedom. 

Legislative

4:33pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Invites Green Bay mayor to testify before Campaigns and Elections Committee. 
4:30pm
Sen. Pfaff. ICYMI: 32nd Senate District virtual budget listening session covers key proposals. 
4:26pm
Sen. Marklein. Richland County is big winner of Rural Broadband Expansion Grants. 
4:25pm
WMC. Legislators Introduce Bills to Simplify & Lower Taxes on Wisconsin’s Small Businesses
2:52pm
Sen. Agard, Rep. Anderson. Celebrate DOT grant awarded to Fitchburg. 
2:50pm
LFB. Memo to Legislature regarding American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. 
12:56pm
Rep. Considine. Column: Celebrate National Ag Day. 
10:59am
Sen. Felzkowski. Announces next round of listening sessions. 
10:59am
Sen. Agard. Responds to Boulder shooting, calls for immediate action on gun safety in Wisconsin. 
10:23am
Sen. Smith. Honors Wisconsin farmers on National Ag Day. 

4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans Want Control Over Federal Virus Money

State Agencies

5:06pm
DMA. Now a general, former 115th Fighter Wing commander Erik Peterson reflects on a career that’s come full circle
4:09pm
DOT. Federal COVID relief funding advances highway construction
2:09pm
DWD. Wisconsin to Launch Virtual Career Center Built on Google Cloud
1:40pm
DNR. Lake Superior Quota Rule Virtual Hearing March 29
12:54pm
AG Kaul. Announces $188.6 Million Multistate Settlement with Medical Device Manufacturer Boston Scientific Corporation; Wisconsin to Receive More Than $3.7 Million
10:24am
DATCP. USDA publishes final rule for hemp production. 
9:03am
OCI. On the ACA Anniversary, Commissioner Afable Recognizes its Impact in Wisconsin
9:02am
DOJ. Madison Police Officer Involved Critical Incident

4:23am
Milwaukee Biz Times. DOT seeking public input on $53 million expansion of passenger rail to Twin Cities

Economy/Business

4:27pm
Wisconsin Restaurant Association. In a Year of Loss, the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Supported Local Restaurants with Wins Large and Small
1:00pm
Fox Cities Chamber. High-profile Fox Cities CEOs to share their wisdom with young professionals April 21.

Coronavirus

12:58pm
DHS. Releases New COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Data
12:50pm
WISPIRG. New report: COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin nursing homes drop by 47 percent after mass vaccinations. 

4:30am
WAOW. Wisconsin reports 338 new COVID-19 cases; 14.8% fully vaccinated
4:29am
WTMJ. Former Gov. Thompson talks COVID-19 vaccines and returning to in-person classes at UW
4:26am
WISC. Phase 1C individuals rush to find appointments as 2 million more people become eligible for COVID-19 vaccine
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dentists, With Proper Training, Can Now Administer COVID-19 Vaccines And Flu Shots In Wisconsin
4:22am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Vaccines up, but region falling behind state rate
4:22am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Evers defends health officials over delayed classification of 1,000 past nursing home COVID deaths

Statewide

1:17pm
Protect Our Care. Gov. Evers and Wisconsinites who Benefit from the Affordable Care Act Highlighted the impacts of the landmark legislation 11 years after passage
1:16pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Statement on unacceptable rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. 
12:55pm
Protect Our Care. ACA At 11: Coverage For Children & Young Adults
12:52pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. The ACA at Eleven: A Celebration of Success and a Call to Action

Education

4:29pm
UW-La Crosse. Rep. Kind praises vaccine clinic; capacity continues to grow
4:10pm
UW-Stevens Point. Schmeeckle Reserve to offer in-person, outdoor programs this spring
3:24pm
Marquette University. College of Business Administration to host annual Kellstadt Lecture, March 26
1:18pm
UW-Eau Claire. Digital International Poetry Reading scheduled for April 28
11:55am
UW-Green Bay. Institute for Women’s Leadership Introduces a Strong Schedule of Programming Starting in April
11:45am
UW-Madison. Pioneers master's program in therapeutic use of phychoactive drugs. 
10:24am
UW-Stout. Menards boosts campus recruiting efforts through new Partnership Program

4:29am
WISN. MTEA: ‘Very irresponsible’ if school board approves in-person plan
4:26am
NBC 26. Green Bay schools to return to in-person learning four days a week
4:24am
Racine Journal Times. No more remote learning: All Burlington students must return to school buildings full-time April 6
4:24am
WKBT. Holmen, Onalaska middle and high school students back in classrooms five days

Local

4:10pm
Milwaukee Alds. Murphy, Johnson. Council unanimous in expressing City of MKE’s solidarity with AAPI community and residents
2:14pm
Milwaukee Alds. Johnson, Coggs. Council approves protocol and records recommendations for FPC
11:44am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on incident at First Street Shelter.
9:05am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Krishna Kumar Appointed General Manager of Madison Water Utility

4:25am
WKBT. Monroe County to ease in-person restrictions starting April 1

Congress

3:18pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on Senator Johnson voting against confirming Marty Walsh as Labor Secretary. 
2:51pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. ICYMI: Average corporate tax rate plunged by more than half after GOP overhaul
10:23am
Opportunity Wisconsin. ACA + ARP = 
BFD for Wisconsin Workers and Families
9:04am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Braun, Smith, Murkowski. Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Requiring Transparency In Prescription Drug Price Increases

4:28am
NBC 15. Baldwin, Steil join bipartisan efforts to protect Janesville, other cities from losing metropolitan status
4:27am
WKOW. Rep. Kind introduces bill to expand rural internet access
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tribal officials hopeful new Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland can end wolf hunting in Wisconsin

Monday March 22, 2021

Governor

3:57pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. And Wisconsin Delegation Send Letter to Gov. Evers on Reclassifying of Nearly 1,000 COVID-19 Deaths
1:17pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Thanks Gov. Evers, legislators for bipartisan action on new dentist vaccine law. 
12:13pm
Gov. Evers. Visits UW-Milwaukee Vaccine Site, Signs Senate Bill 13 Allowing Dentists to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines.
10:29am
Gov. Evers. Hosts Badger Bounceback Live Session on healthcare affordability and accessibility in Wisconsin. 

1:58pm
U.S. News & World Report. Evers OKs Dentists to Vaccinate as Thousands Become Eligible

Legislative

4:53pm
Rep. Myers. Introduces bill aimed at increasing the number of DATCP dog inspectors. 
3:30pm
Sen. Darling. Renews call for AG investigation into Green Bay election.
1:55pm
Rep. Dallman. Mobile office hours. 
1:54pm
Rep. Steffen. DOC blocks release of prisoner vaccination program. 
12:11pm
Sen. Testin. Reclassification of COVID-19 deaths raises questions. 
9:21am
Sen. Bradley.  ICYMI: Senator Bradley Stands Up for Crime Victims in the Washington Examiner
9:12am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. The People's Voice Act Builds Trust

4:32am
Beloit Daily News. Election bills divide along party lines; local groups opposed to proposals
4:30am
NBC 15. Wisconsin bill would allow natural hair braiding without license

State Agencies

3:28pm
DOT. Transportation grant aids job growth in Fitchburg
12:06pm
DOT. State driver licenses and IDs are the most common forms of identification to show at the polls
10:28am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Important Things Voters Should Know for Election Day
10:26am
WEDC. MilliporeSigma expands operations in Verona
9:15am
State Treasurer Godlewski. Wisconsin's K-12 public school libraries to receive $39 million to boost education during COVID-19. 

3:40pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State veterans homes to receive $7.1 million from latest stimulus
3:38pm
WTMJ. Chippewa tribes in Wisconsin blast wolf hunt, say it was about killing
4:32am
Cap Times. A maze leading nowhere: National Guard's convoluted records system hinders justice for sexual assault survivors
4:28am
NBC 26. 'We'd be done': With $5,000 of debt, local farm owner could lose power after utility moratorium ends

Economy/Business

9:18am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. February Wisconsin Housing Market Remarkably Robust
4:35am
SEIU Healthcare. Meriter Hospital nurses secure precedent-setting contract to support healing, recovery from COVID-19 crisis. 

3:39pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: $15 Minimum Wage Would Help 30 Percent Of Wisconsin Workers
4:30am
CBS 58. 'Whether it’s 25 percent or 50 percent, we’re not going to see an uptick in customers:' Small restaurant owners say new capacity limit doesn't change much
4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Meriter Nurses Ratify Contract With Pandemic-Related Changes

Coronavirus

1:18pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. More “Shots In Arms” As The American Rescue Plan Gets To Work For Wisconsin
12:17pm
DHS. Groups Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine on March 22
12:15pm
RYDE Transit System. To offer free bus rides for vaccinations.
12:10pm
DMA. 22 MARCH UPDATE: Wisconsin National Guard continues COVID-19 testing throughout the state

1:57pm
AP. AstraZeneca: US data shows vaccine effective for all adults
4:33am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Larger gatherings, dance floors allowed under Milwaukee’s new order
4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 7-Day Average Of COVID-19 Cases Around 400 Per Day
4:31am
WTMJ. City of Racine increases capacity limits in revised COVID-19 ordinance
4:27am
Fox 11. Fox Cities COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic to begin vaccinating all eligible groups
4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Nearly Half Of Wisconsinites Age 65+ Have Been Fully Vaccinated Against COVD-19
4:26am
Fox 6. Milwaukee County's ZIP code vaccination program begins Monday

Statewide

12:10pm
School Choice Wisconsin. Names new President. 
9:22am
Transportation Development Association. Women in trucking the focus of the latest On The Go Podcast. 
9:08am
Survival Coalition. More than 200 members of disability community plan to participate in virtual annual Disability Advocacy Day.
4:36am
Arts Wisconsin. Keep Wisconsin Creative. 

3:39pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Black Wisconsinites 4.3 Times More Likely To Be Convicted For Possession Of Marijuana

Education

3:35pm
Marquette University. Announces recipients of emerging filmmaker fellowships
3:29pm
UW-Eau Claire. Blugolds in sports industry to discuss COVID’s effect on business
1:53pm
UW-La Crosse. Class lends time, talents to city tennis project
1:19pm
Northeast Wisconsin Tech College. Brown County, Packers to raise $1M for youth scholarships. 
1:15pm
UW-Stout. Dotseth receives March University Staff Appreciation Award
12:07pm
UW-Madison. Chemical signal puts bacteria on path to a bright future with squid host
10:27am
UW-Eau Claire. Virtual Viennese Ball set for April 8 and 10
9:22am
UW-Stout. Leadership Speaker Series to address changes and opportunities in business brought on by pandemic
9:20am
UW-Platteville. Art student awarded undergraduate research scholarship, developing porcelain recipe

4:25am
Spectrum News. Pandemic EBT Payments For Current School Year To Go Out in Coming Weeks

Local

1:16pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Return to in-person learning is needed for local youth
12:17pm
Brown County Clerk Moynihan. Office earns "Perfect" score. 
9:10am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Waukesha County, City of Pewaukee begin Adopt-A-Drain proram on World Water Day.

3:41pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County buys dredge in effort to prevent flooding on Yahara Chain of Lakes
9:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. La Crosse mayor turned down DNR guidance to provide clean water to more residents with contaminated wells
4:29am
WISC. Growing backlogs, fewer closed cases in Dane County as jury trials set to resume June 1
4:27am
WKBT. Rising hate crime, violence against Asian Americans concerning for local Hmong leaders

Congress

1:20pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Successfully Secures Provisions in American Rescue Plan to Solve Pension Crisis for Wisconsin Workers and Retirees
12:10pm
Protect Our Care. ACA At 11: Reduced Disparities In Health Care

Friday March 19, 2021

Governor

10:28am
Gov. Evers. Appoints Mark G. Schroeder to the Outagamie County Circuit Court

4:18am
WEAU. Evers, WEDC, local businesses discuss economic recovery and opportunity

Budget

1:39pm
Rep. Shelton. Letter to Joint Finance Committee regarding UW-Green Bay capital budget requests.

1:47pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers: School Funding, Broadband Expansion Are Central Priorities For State Budget

Legislative

3:57pm
Rep. Baldeh. New men's shelter: Bad for the homeless and bad for business. 
12:12pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on Atlanta shooting.
10:33am
Sen. Marklein. Colum: Senate session recap. 

1:47pm
Cap Times. Assembly committee considers bill to allow 'microschools'
4:19am
WKBT. State Sen. Brad Pfaff addresses goals on bettering transportation in the La Crosse area
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Medicaid Incentive So Far Not Enough to Sway Holdout States

State Agencies

2:43pm
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. DOR quietly instructs assessors to refuse COVID-19 relief to property taxpayers. 
1:36pm
DHS. Wisconsin Adds More Partners to the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program
11:20am
DMA. Chaplain’s field operation vehicle brings relief to COVID response troops
11:19am
DNR. Give Back To Nature By Donating To Endangered Resources On Your Wisconsin Tax Form
10:31am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City of Park Falls Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
10:30am
PSC. Awards $28.4 million in broadband expansion grants for 58 projects. 
10:29am
PSC. State moratorium on utility disconnections to end effective April 15, 2021. 

1:45pm
Wisconsin State Journal. PSC awards $28.4 million to expand high-speed internet in 39 counties

Economy/Business

2:36pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. How campus R&D fuels Wisconsin economy is topic of April 1 Tech Council webinar. 
11:21am
Boardman & Clark. Latest COVID-19 Relief Package Brings New Employment Law Changes for Businesses

4:22am
WISN. Milwaukee increases restaurant, bar capacity Friday
4:21am
Fox 11. Landlords struggling, rent costs increasing amid pandemic

Coronavirus

3:59pm
Racine Public Health. Loosens restrictions in "Safer Racine" ordinance. 
1:35pm
DOA. Wisconsin's Alternate Care Facility closing as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decrease. 
11:31am
WMC. ICYMI: WMC Fights for Manufacturing Workers to Be Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine
10:27am
Milwaukee County Sup. Martin. Urges all adults to get vaccinated as soon as possible: "Don't wait."

1:44pm
WAOW. Wisconsin shuts down COVID-19 clinic at state fairgrounds as hospitalizations decline
1:43pm
Fox 11. More pharmacy chains receiving COVID-19 shots
4:33am
La Crosse Tribune. Long term care facilities able to relax visitation guidelines as COVID cases drop, vaccinations increase
4:24am
WISC. Dane County amends social distancing, mask wearing rules for those fully vaccinated
4:23am
WAOW. King Veteran’s Home reports no active COVID-19 cases, in-person visits can resume Monday
4:21am
WISC. ‘Incredibly disappointed’: Manufacturers, other essential workers to become vaccine-eligible with general public
4:21am
Fox 11. Wisconsin residents asked to use honor system as chronic conditions take priority
4:20am
WBAY. DHS under-counting COVID deaths at long-term care facilities, Republicans say
4:19am
WEAU. FEMA to open mass vaccination clinic at Zorn Arena on April 8
4:18am
WQOW. Majority of Eau Claire County soon eligible for COVID-19 vaccine
4:16am
AP. Biden says US to hit 100 million virus goal on Friday
4:16am
WXPR. State Health Leaders Optimistic About Vaccine Rollout So Far
4:15am
Fox 6. Top state health official: Herd immunity possible in WI by July

Statewide

5:15pm
Professional Dairy Producers Foundation. Silent auction raises over $17,000.
4:01pm
South Central Federation of Labor. Dozens of community members, faith leaders, union workers speak out supporting UnityPoint Healh-Meriter nurses as strike looms. 
2:38pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Stands with nurses at UnityPoint Health-Meriter seeking fair contract. 
10:26am
Opportunity Wisconsin. NEW REPORT: How the American Rescue Plan Helps Wisconsin Families
4:37am
PDPW. Clark, Lippert and Weiland elected to Board.

Education

1:37pm
UW-Stout. Speaker to address aging game players, accessibility in video games
12:11pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. Wisconsin Idea spotlight: The future of the dairy industry.
11:26am
UW-Stout. Experts: Get vaccinated to protect yourself, community
4:34am
UW-Green Bay. Is Meeting the Demand Locally and Across the U.S. for Inclusivity Training

1:43pm
WKBT. CDC changes school guidance, says students can sit 3 feet apart
4:23am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Public Schools plan recommends students begin returning to in-person learning by mid April
4:16am
Spectrum News. A Year Of Pandemic Learning: How One Wisconsin District Has Managed In-Person School During COVID-19

Local

2:31pm
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. Denouncing strongly all violence and hate against Asian American Pacific Islanders. 
10:32am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County partners with Community Advocates, Inc to launch Emergency Rental Assistance Program. 
10:31am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Awards $19,500 to Advance Equity & Access to Local Food Systems Amid Pandemic Through Partners in Equity Food Grant Program

4:22am
NBC 15. Janesville considers the consequences of possibly losing metro status

Congress

3:58pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Leads Effort to Curb Wasteful Government Spending
2:47pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Committee Hearings on Major Legislation are the Latest Victim of the Cancel Culture
4:38am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on Bills that Exacerbate Border Crisis
4:36am
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Applauds House approval of labor bill. 

4:33am
Racine Journal Times. Wis. Republicans in Congress propose halting stimulus checks for prisoners

Thursday March 18, 2021

Governor

4:17pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers radio address on the capital budget.
9:06am
Gov. Evers. And WEDC Host Roundtable on Economic Recovery and Opportunity with Small Business Owners, Restaurant Owners, Farmers, and Agricultural Producers

Budget

3:22pm
School Nutrition Association. Holmen School Board calls on Legislature to reimburse school breakfasts at 15-cents. 
11:31am
Rep. Shankland. Building Commission doubles down on obstructionism, fails to recommend $2.4 billion capital budget. 
4:27am
Gov. Evers. Reacts to Decision Rejecting $2.38 Billion Capital Budget to Provide Estimated 29,000 Family-Supporting Jobs, $4.3 Billion in Economic Impact

4:18am
Fox 11. Brown County asks state for help in 'public defender crisis'
4:13am
Wausau Daily Herald. Republican lawmakers reject Gov. Tony Evers' $2.4 billion plan for building projects, including UW System upgrades
4:09am
Wsiconsin State Journal. Republicans reject Gov. Tony Evers' $2.4 billion plan for building projects
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans On Building Commission Reject Evers' $2.4B Capital Budget
4:06am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee State Office Building, MPM project funding do not receive State Building Commission endorsement

Legislative

4:17pm
LFB. Estimated distributional impact of COVID-19 federal stimulus rebates. 
4:11pm
Sen. Carpenter. And others reintroduce legislation to ban conversion therapy in Wisconsin. 
2:29pm
Rep. Snodgrass. Legislature re-introduces ban on converstion theraphy for minors. 
1:20pm
Rep. Oldenburg. To hold Wisconsin state budget listening sessions.
12:07pm
Sen. LeMahieu; Reps. Tittl, Katsma, Vorpagel, Tusler. Local legislators announce district listening sessions for Monday, March 29th. 
4:25am
Rep. Emerson. Criticizes Republican move to honor Rush Limbaugh.
4:25am
Rep. Hesselbein. Calls on state Legislature to take immediate action on federal UI funding. 
4:23am
Rep. Shankland. Stands with Asian Pacific Islander Desi American community, calls on colleagues to confront anti-APIDA violence and hate. 

12:12pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vos says no to plan that would provide Wisconsin with $1.6 billion for health care
4:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly Approves Limbaugh Resolution
4:15am
CBS 58. Uptick in racial incidents drives proposal to require schools to teach African American History
4:12am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin Assembly passes bill allowing to-go cocktails from bars and restaurants
4:12am
Chippewa Herald. Assembly passes bills allowing hair braiding without a cosmetology license and cocktails to go
4:08am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Legislature blocks limits on PFAS firefighting foam it paved way for last session

State Agencies

4:10pm
DNR. Southwest Savanna Draft Master Plan Available For Public Review And Comment
3:20pm
DOR. 2020 Wisconsin individual income tax return and payment deadline extended to May 17, 2021. 
2:37pm
DNR. Virtual 2021 Deer Season Planning Meetings
March 22-April 1
1:06pm
WHEDA. Supportive housing webinar to feature developer insights, integrated housing models
12:08pm
DATCP. Burnett County deer herd depopulated due to CWD.
10:10am
WEDC. Expands operations in Park Falls.
9:56am
DATCP. Submit comments by March 25 for Mustang Maxx use on cherries. 
9:55am
DATCP. Submit comments by March 25 for Echo use on potatoes.
9:04am
DWD. Moving Ahead with Unemployment Insurance IT Modernization Project

2:31pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Regulators Will Lift Moratorium On Utility Shutoffs In April
2:30pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Proceeds With Updating Unemployment Call Center

Economy/Business

9:10am
New North. Torzala joins as Vice President, Marketing & Investor Relations. 
4:28am
Catholic Financial Life. Appoints Sara Walker as Vice President of Investments.

4:21am
WEAU. Wisconsin restaurants still struggling through pandemic
4:20am
CNBC. IRS postpones April 15 U.S. tax deadline to May 17
4:14am
WJFW. Economist says raising minimum wage would benefit everybody
4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Pandemic Has Left Health Care Workforce 'Drained'

Coronavirus

1:11pm
Gov. Evers. Announces FEMA COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic site to open in Eau Claire on April 8. 
11:34am
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Waukesha County healthcare partners and schools reach vaccination milestones. 
10:33am
DHS. Announces Enhanced COVID-19 Data Cleaning Efforts
9:52am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Issues Order #14 Amendment for Dane County
8:56am
Survival Coalition. COVID cases and deaths among people with disabilities and older adults in Wisconsin. 
4:24am
Milwaukee County Sup. Ortiz-Velez. Expanded vaccine eligibility for hard-hit zip codes in District 12. 

4:21am
WKBT. COVID-19 variant known as UK strain found in La Crosse County
4:19am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin Agency ‘Woefully Behind’ on Virus Data Cleanup
4:16am
NBC 26. Gov. Tony Evers visits COVID vaccination site at Lambeau Field
4:14am
WTMJ. Medical College of Wisconsin president says vaccines are 'our shot' at beating COVID-19

Statewide

3:44pm
PDPW. Establish traceability with blockchain. 
3:19pm
Kids Forward. Response to anti-Asian hate crime. 
9:56am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. We Know a Hate Crime When We See One
4:32am
We Are Many United Against Hate. Stands in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
4:29am
PDPW. Eleven graduate from Cornerstone Dairy Academy.

Courts

9:03am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order. 
9:03am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Petitioner's appendix. 
9:01am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Memo in support of petitioner's motion for permanent injunction, or alternatively a temporary injunction. 
9:00am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Petitioner's motion for a permanent injunction, or alternatively a temporary injunction. 
8:59am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Emergency petition for original action. 

4:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Businessman Sues to End Drop Boxes, Filling in Ballots
4:16am
WISC. State Supreme Court suspends powers of judge charged for child porn

Education

9:55am
UW-Madison. New method targets disease-causing proteins for destruction
8:54am
UW-Platteville. Research project brings Southwest Wisconsin into the classroom

4:15am
WKOW. Oregon School District to increase to four in-person learning days a week in April

Local

4:09pm
Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors. Supervisors denounce violence and discrimination against Asian Americans. 
12:06pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Wasserman. Finance Committee recommends additional funding for McKinley Beach safety study. 
11:40am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to Purchase Five Acre Campus to House Equipment for Parks, Lakes
9:54am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Century City could attract semiconductor manufacturer. 
9:09am
United Way of Dane County. The Community's Campaign raises $17.8 million.
9:08am
Milwaukee County Sups. Clancy, Czarnezki, Sumner. Milwaukee County should not be in the gun show business.
8:52am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Thanks Brown Co. board for commitment to clean energy resolution
4:34am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement regarding the fatal shooting in Oconomowoc.
4:31am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement regarding attacks on innocents in Georgia.

12:12pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Small Cities In Wisconsin Protest Federal Proposal To Downgrade Them To 'Micropolitan' Areas
4:13am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac tops list of cities which added jobs in 2020, according to study; Sheboygan, Oshkosh not far behind
4:08am
Racine Journal Times. Racine Co. communities to receive $96.87M from American Rescue Plan; how will it be spent?

Congress

2:38pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Wyden, Van Hollen, Bennet, Booker. Introduce Legislation to Jumpstart Economic Recovery, Fund Six Months of Wages
2:31pm
U.S. Rep. Tiffany. Sends Letter to School Administrators and Staff on One-year Anniversary of School Closures
1:20pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for Immediately Scaling Up CDC’s Efforts to Track Coronavirus Variants
12:18pm
Protect Our Care. Senate Confirms Health Care Champion Xavier Becerra As Health and Human Services Secretary in Bipartisan Vote

4:15am
NBC 15. Proposed act would prohibit from schools from using restraint, seclusion practices

Wednesday March 17, 2021

Budget

3:43pm
Sen. LeMahieu. Statement on Building Commission action on Capital Budget. 
2:40pm
School Nutrition Association. Superior School Board calls on Legislature to reimburse school breakfasts as 15-cents. 

Assembly Floor Session

3:48pm
Rep. Tittl. Wisconsin Legislature adopts the bearings of AB-30.
3:17pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Applauds Assembly action on COVID-19 legislation, calls on Senate to act. 

Legislative

4:31pm
Rep. Duchow. Statement on Roundy's incident. 
3:54pm
Rep. Emerson. Calls on state Legislature to take immediate action on federal UI funding. 
3:49pm
Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Calls on Legislature to take immediate action on federal UI funding. 
12:22pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Voter Suppression Package is an Attack on The Voting Rights of Wisconsinites.
12:20pm
Rep. Vining. Condemns violence & hateful rhetoric against Asian American & Pacific Islander community. 
12:13pm
Rep. Dittrich. Statement on Roundy's incident. 
12:11pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Atlanta shootings. 
12:10pm
Wisconsin BPDD. State Senate unanimous passes bi-partisan bill to provide free training for Guardians. 
12:09pm
Assembly passes mental health bill. 
10:59am
Sen. Smith. Column: Climate change solutions. 
10:59am
Sen, Agard. Denounces Atlanta shootings of Asian women and all forms of anti-Asian violence. 
10:20am
Rep. Snodgrass. Condemns incidents of hate, crime & violence toward Asian American community. 
9:56am
American Lung Association. Lung Cancer Survivor to Meet with Wisconsin Lawmakers to Advocate for Change
8:59am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Applauds Assembly's passage of dental vaccine bill. 
4:53am
Sen. Smith. Republicans' missed opportunity to help unemployed. 
4:49am
Sen. Bewley. The time for playing games is over...
4:48am
Rep. Considine. Physician Assistant bill passes Assembly. 
4:47am
Sen. Cowles. Senate honors memory of Dr. Alfred Tector Jr. 
4:46am
Sen. Larson. "All ways here are my ways" - WI GOP ignores science, blocks rules to protect our health. 

4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Senate Passes Bill To Prevent Sexual Assault Kit Backlog
4:40am
Cap Times. Wisconsin lawmakers OK bills on Holocaust education, sex assault kits, vaccine administration
4:38am
Marshfield News Herald. Senate Republicans honor Rush Limbaugh and refuse to recognize Black History Month
4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislature takes action to protect conversion therapy, block PFAS rule
4:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vos expresses reservations about again suspending waiting period for unemployment benefits
4:20am
WFRV. ‘Ethan’s Law’, a bill honoring the memory of Ethan Hauschultz, passes in state Senate
4:18am
WISC. UW Health recommends wearing a mask even after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination
4:17am
WKOW. Republican lawmakers honor Rush Limbaugh, decline to allow Black History Month vote
4:16am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Senate approves Limbaugh resolution, Dems object
4:15am
WXOW. Assembly passes prescription drugs, health insurance bills
4:13am
Spectrum News. Several Health-Related Bills Overwhelmingly Passed the State Assembly. Here's What They Do.

State Agencies

5:02pm
Lt. Gov. Barnes. Statement condemning anti-Asian violence in Georgia. 
3:47pm
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Bangor Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
3:27pm
DNR. Volunteers needed for frog call surveys. 
12:21pm
DWD. January local employment and unemployment data released. 
12:14pm
DOJ. Child Pornography Charges Filed Against Milwaukee County Judge
12:13pm
DNR. Investigating Disproportionate Amount
Of Stocked Female Walleye From Two Hatcheries
10:56am
DWD. Releases 2021 Unemployment Insurance Fraud Report
9:58am
AG Kaul. Urges Federal Passage of the Keeping All Students Safe Act

12:33pm
Cap Times. ‘Hero to Zero’: The National Guard welcomes and promotes women. That is, until they report a sexual assault.

Economy/Business

4:31pm
COWS. Releases new factsheet on $15 by 2025. 
3:18pm
Door County Economic Development Corporation. Launches "Beacon for Business" a business retention & expansion program for Door County businesses. 

4:34am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn chairman says company will announce Mount Pleasant plans by July

Coronavirus

3:25pm
Racine Public Health. City prioritizing restaurant, bar, and grovery workers to get vaccinated. 
2:05pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And delegation Call on Evers to Fully Vaccinate Those in Assisted Living Facilities

12:34pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lambeau Field Opens As Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
4:40am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin restaurant workers are immediately eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine
4:33am
Racine Journal Times. Legal hurdle cleared, Pfizer's facility in Pleasant Prairie can transport vaccines across 50 states
4:20am
WBAY. Wisconsin COVID-19 deaths fall to average 4 per day
4:17am
CBS 58. Vaccine eligibility will open to residents 18+ living in these 10 Milwaukee County ZIP codes
4:12am
Fox 6. 'Going to be a challenge:' Governor concerned about August State Fair

Statewide

4:19pm
Dairy Business Association. Dairy Stream podcast features milk pricing expert Marin Bozic. 
12:11pm
Michael Best. Announces 2021 Diversity Scholarship Winners
11:02am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. COVID-19 accelerated Wisconsin's health care workforce challenges. 

4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Cocktails to Go Would Be Legal in Wisconsin Under Bill
4:13am
AP. White supremacist propaganda surged in 2020, report says

Courts

3:38pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Order regarding Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Brett R. Blomme.

12:29pm
WTMJ. 'Justice delayed': MKE Co. DA, Chief Judge say criminal case backlog could take 2 years to overcome

Education

2:38pm
UW-Stout. Professor to edit new book series on the African-American soldier in war, society
12:15pm
Marquette University. Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation CEO to go “On the Issues,” March 18
10:18am
UW-Madison. Veteran finds hope for her dog, others, in melanoma treatment study
9:56am
UW-Madison. Study Finds Link Between Climate Change and Longer “Dead Zones” in Lakes
8:57am
UW-Platteville. Research explores relationship between COVID-19 knowledge and emotions, sense of control
8:57am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Diversifying Wisconsin's teacher workforce: Existing hurdles, local strategies, state options. 

Local

4:33pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on Roundy's Distribution Center shooting in Oconomowoc Wisconsin. 
2:41pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement condeming anti-Asian American violence. 
10:17am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, Madison Children’s Museum Launch Trash Lab Mobile Exhibit

4:38am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse area expected to receive $51.47 million in federal COVID relief
4:21am
WKBT. News 8 Now Investigates sources of PFAS contamination on French Island
4:18am
NBC 26. City council intensely debates passing a resolution supporting Green Bay's 2020 election processes
4:15am
WAOW. Oneida Co. Highway Department proposes road tax

Congress

4:16pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Introduces Bill to Prevent Federal Prisoners from Receiving Taxpayer-Funded Checks
1:35pm
Protect Our Care. ACA At 11: Affordable Health Care For Older Adults
11:00am
Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative. Applauds passage of American Rescue Plan. 
8:58am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Wisconsin Health Care Leaders Praise Support for Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Certainty for Hospitals

4:24am
The Hill. A number of Republican lawmakers are saying no to COVID-19 vaccines

Tuesday March 16, 2021

Budget

4:30am
Janesville Gazette. State budget proposal includes big projects in Whitewater, Delavan

Senate Floor Session

4:50pm
Sen. Agard. Sexual assault kit bills will help create a safer, more compassionate Wisconsin. 
4:46pm
Sen. Marklein. Farm teaching hours bill passses Senate. 
3:21pm
Sen. Darling. Senate approves Holocaust education, sexual assault tracking kit bills. 
3:14pm
Sen. Cowles. Senate supports survivors by approving sexual assault kit bill. 
2:43pm
Rep. Subeck. Praises Senate passage of Holocaust education bill. 
1:23pm
Sen. Jacque. "Ethan's Law" passes Senate. 

Assembly Floor Session

4:45pm
Rep. Gundrum. Votes to improve health care for Wisconsin. 
4:44pm
Rep. Tittl. Votes for health care improvements. 
4:43pm
Rep. Snyder. Votes to improve health care. 
4:42pm
Rep. Allen. Assembly passes transparency measures for pharmacy benefits managers. 
4:41pm
Rep. Macco. Praises passage of Assembly bill protecting pre-existing conditions.
3:57pm
Wisconsin Pharmacy Patient Protection Coalition, WI Aging & Health Groups. Statement on passage of SB-3.
3:53pm
Rep. Vining. Applauds passage of Pharmacy Benefit Manager bill. 
3:50pm
Rep. Plumer. Votes for healthcare reforms. 
3:29pm
Rep. Jessie Rodriguez. Supports bills to improve the health care system for patients.
3:27pm
Rep. Steineke. Advocates for healthare initiatives. 
3:26pm
Sen. Jacque. Pre-Existing Condition Guaranteed Coverage Act advances to state Senate. 
3:23pm
Rep. Brooks. Applauds passage of vaccinator legislation. 
3:22pm
Rep. Schraa. Prescription drug bill passes. 
3:16pm
Rep. Callahan. Supports improved health care for Wisconsinites. 
3:13pm
Rep. Vorpagel. Statement on healthcare day in the Assembly. 

Legislative

3:25pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Pfizer facility in Pleasant Prairie set to become vaccine hub for western U.S.
3:18pm
Rep. Schraa. Budget listening sessions announced.
1:21pm
Sen. Agard. Continues to stand with UnityPoint Meriter nurses. 
11:04am
Rep. Subeck. Stands with Meriter-UnityPoint nurses in fight for fair contract. 
10:01am
Reps. Snodgrass, Cabral-Guevara. To hold bipartisan budget town hall. 
4:32am
Rep. Neubauer. Condemns anit-AAPI violence, rhetoric. 

4:27am
WXOW. Wisconsin Senate to consider sexual assault kit bills
4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans Move to Protect Conversion Therapy

State Agencies

3:15pm
DNR. Wisconsin Invasive Species Council Seeks Invader
Crusader Nominations
2:39pm
DOJ. Milwaukee County Judge Arrested on Child Pornography Charges
1:15pm
DNR. Become A Wisconsin Conservation Warden;
DNR Hosting Virtual Information Session On March 24
11:00am
DNR. To Host Virtual Listening Sessions Regarding PFAS Investigation In Marinette, Peshtigo And Surrounding Communities On March 17
10:14am
DOJ. Named to International Task Force on Pharmaceutical Mergers
10:13am
DMA. Federal grant opportunity announced for Wisconsin nonprofit organizations facing security risks
10:12am
DATCP. Join in celebrating National Ag Day on March 23. 
9:34am
DOJ. Brown County Man Charged with Connection with Running an Overcrowded Adult Family Home, Abuse of a Resident, Submitting Fake Documents, and Tax Evasion
9:32am
DOT. Agriculture and transportation work together to strengthen Wisconsin

4:22am
WXPR. Wisconsin DNR Proposing Rule Changes to Help Restore Walleye on Several Northwoods Lakes

Economy/Business

4:38pm
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. 2021 Business Sustainability Benchmarking Program, The Green Masters Program, now open. 
1:58pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. 1-Week Waiting Period Back In Effect For Jobless Workers In Wisconsin
10:59am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Announces New Communications Manager and Administrative Specialist
9:30am
WEC Energy Group. We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service announce another large-scale renewable energy project

1:38pm
Fox 11. Foxconn to choose between Wisconsin and Mexico for electric vehicles
4:27am
WAOW. Unemployment extension concerns some businesses

Coronavirus

12:17pm
Gov. Evers, DHS. Move up people with medical conditions for COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to March 22. 

4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Has Wasted Few COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Data Shows
4:29am
Fox 11. Wisconsin preparing for businesses to begin partnering with vaccine clinics
4:28am
WKOW. Dane County in “active conversations” about potential FEMA vaccination site in Madison
4:28am
WTMJ. Restaurant, food service workers get their first COVID-19 vaccine doses at Wisconsin Center
4:22am
Fox 6. Milwaukee vaccine site opens to all eligible individuals as FEMA arrives
4:21am
Spectrum News. FEMA to Handle Wisconsin Center Vaccinations Moving Forward

Statewide

2:38pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Your vote matters in local elections. Prepare today for the April 6th General Election
9:34am
Inc. Media. Kane Communications Group named to Inc. Magazine's list of the Midwest's fatest-growing private companies. 

Courts

11:02am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Applegate-Bader Farms v. DOR. 

4:22am
AP. OxyContin maker Purdue proposes $10B plan to exit bankruptcy

Education

4:39pm
WTCS. Technical colleges recognize, celebrate agriculture industry
2:37pm
Marquette University. Journalism fellowship program receives $5 million gift
11:52am
UW-Platteville. Donohue selected to lead the new IDEA Hub
11:51am
UW-Eau Claire. To celebrate National TRIO Day April 7
11:50am
UW-Madison. Seeks input on Library Mall redevelopment project 
11:49am
UW-Green Bay. Adam Gaines Presents Trumpet and Electronics Concert for 6:30 Series, April 5
11:03am
UW-Stout. Rolling on: Campus continues designation as Bike Friendly University
11:01am
UW-Platteville. Homeschool program provides virtual instruction opportunities for students
10:13am
UW-Madison. Here is a better way to measure consciousness
10:11am
UW-Stevent Point. To offer in-person, outdoor commencement this spring
10:00am
UW-Stout. International student learning to better help injured workers in rehabilitation counseling program
9:59am
Marquette University. Marquette Law School, College of Education to host debate for Wisconsin school superintendent March 17

1:39pm
WEAU. State estimates $1.4 billion in relief funding for schools
4:28am
NBC 15. Middleton-Cross Plains Area School Board votes to increase in person learning for grades Pre K-4

Local

4:51pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Parks Committee approves proposal to allow gun shows at Milwaukee County Sports Complex. 
4:47pm
Milwaukee Ald. Spiker. Largest solar project in the history of Milwukee now fully operational in the 13th District. 
12:15pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. District 5 businesses received $1.2 million in Covid-relief grants from Milwaukee County. 
4:34am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement regarding March 14, 2021 death in custody.

4:26am
Portage Dailiy Register. Former Columbia County supervisors concerned about proposed rule changes
4:26am
Cap Times. Madison mayor rolls back mandatory furloughs
4:21am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin's local governments to see $2.3B windfall from federal COVID relief package

Congress

4:36pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Pushes for Domestic Production of PPE
11:00am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Celebrates Estimated $5.7 Billion for Wisconsin in American Rescue Plan
9:32am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Ernst; U.S. Reps. Eshoo, Ferguson. Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Reform to Ensure Coverage for Children Born with Congenital Anomalies or Birth Defects
4:35am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Discusses Possible Tax Hikes, Importance of Filibuster
4:33am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. In Wall Street Journal: I Won’t Be Silenced by the Left ‘This isn’t about race. It’s about riots.’
4:33am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Conservation voters applaud confirmation of U.S. Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland
4:31am
Kids Forward. The American Rescue Plan is the relief Wisconsin residents need. 

1:41pm
Cap Times. ‘Everything has changed and nothing has changed’: Baldwin, Pocan adjust to new power structure

Monday March 15, 2021

Governor

1:05pm
Gov. Evers. Kicks off series of Badger Bounceback live sessions with focus on economic recovery & opportunity. 

3:18pm
CBS 58. Gov. Evers signals another COVID-19 relief bill is unnecessary as federal funds head to the state

Budget

4:32pm
Gov. Evers. As State Looks to Bounce Back from Pandemic, Gov. Evers Urges Bipartisan Support for $2.38 Billion 2021-23 Capital Budget to Provide Estimated 29,000 Family-Supporting Jobs, $4.3 Billion in Economic Impact.

3:21pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Proposal in Gov. Tony Evers' budget would make public records cheaper in some cases
3:19pm
Wisconsin State Journal. With $6 billion in COVID-19 relief coming, state budget in far better shape than anticipated
4:27am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville officials call on state reps to support proposed local sales tax

Legislative

2:49pm
Rep. James. Announces budget listening sessions.
2:44pm
Sen. Agard. Introduces "People's Voice Act" legislation. 
12:03pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Expanding BadgerCare is the best bang for our buck. 
11:20am
Sen. Larson, Rep. Hong. Unveil legislation to end tipped minimum wage in WI.  LRB-2337
4:34am
Rep. Myers. Column: In times like these, we need common sense. 

3:30pm
WKOW. Sen. Agard proposes bill to increase access to public hearings
3:28pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats look to rollback tipped minimum wage for restaurant workers
3:13pm
U.S. News & World Report. Dentists Could Administer COVID-19 Vaccine Under Bill
3:11pm
U.S. News & World Report. GOP Bill Mandates Prisoners' Stimulus Go to Restitution

State Agencies

3:32pm
DOT. Rules of the road for turns: Wisconsin's March Law of the Month. 
3:31pm
PSC. Recognizes March 15-21 as Fix-a-Leak Week. 
2:42pm
DOT. DMV offers information on obtaining an ID to vote in the Spring Election
1:06pm
DATCP. Apply for the Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council by March 31. 
1:03pm
DOJ. Office of Open Government Advisory: Sunshine Week and the Continued Importance of Ensuring that Open Meetings are Reasonably Accessible During the COVID-19 Pandemic
11:23am
Wisconsin Lottery. Two $50,000 Powerball prizes won in East Troy. 
10:28am
WEDC. City of Mineral Point receives $250,000 state grant to support development of winery
4:35am
DOJ. Death Investigation in Columbus, Wis.

3:23pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP election commissioner says he will remain on case over certifying Wisconsin results
4:23am
WXPR. WI Groups Urge DNR to Rethink Future Wolf Hunts

Economy/Business

1:00pm
Fox Cities Chamber. Vendor applications now open for 2021 Bazaar After Dark Event.

3:17pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. More Relief In Sight For Those Struggling To Make Rent, Mortgage And Utility Payments
3:16pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. New Unemployment Benefits Coming To Wisconsinites After Latest COVID-19 Relief Approved
4:31am
WBAY. Wisconsin businesses hopeful with new targeted federal relief, as others say it’s “too little too late”
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Realtors Selling Property Near Foxconn Play Waiting Game

Coronavirus

12:05pm
Gov. Evers, FEMA Region 5, DHS, City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Announces FEMA support for Milwaukee COVID-19 mass vaccination site. 
10:29am
OCI. Insurance Commissioner Confirms Getting Vaccinated Will Not Impact Life Insurance Policies
10:22am
OCI. Bulletin, March 15, 2021, Updated Guidance on COVID-19 Testing Coverage Requirements
4:34am
DMA. Wisconsin Guard marks first anniversary of COVID response
4:33am
Gov. Evers, First Lady Evers. One year after declaring first COVID-19 emergency declaration, receive second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. 

3:14pm
WUWM. Wisconsin Inmates Say Prisons Didn't Protect Them From COVID-19 As Infection Rates Skyrocketed
4:30am
WBAY. State COVID-19 vaccine milestones of “shots in the arm”, completion of vaccine series likely to be met early this week
4:29am
WTMJ. Wisconsin restaurant workers 'relieved' to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine amid pandemic devastation
4:29am
WAOW. Evers: Everyone in Wisconsin will be vaccine eligible May 1
4:29am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac County raises recommended capacity limits for businesses, gatherings; Dodge County adds 45 COVID-19 cases
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 12 Percent Of State Population Is Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 7-Day Average Of COVID-19 Cases Up Slightly Since Last Week
4:25am
WEAU. WI DHS on Sunday: 274 new positive COVID-19 results, almost 98% of cases recovered
4:24am
WKBT. WI Gov. Tony Evers, First Lady receive second COVID-19 vaccine dose

Statewide

2:41pm
American Lung Association. Madison Exec Elected to Board
12:07pm
Civic Genius, Voice of the People. Be a policymaker in Congress for a day: How would you deal with the challenges facing Social Security?
9:18am
Lutheran Office for Public Policy, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice, Wisconsin Interfaith Power & Light, Wisconsin Council of Churches. Online advocacy event: Faith Advocacy for Climate Justice. 
9:15am
The Sweet Feet Foundation. James & Diana White launch The Sweet Feet Foundation.
9:11am
Badger Institute. Policy Brief: Few marijuana offenders in prison. 

Education

2:51pm
Marquette University. Finance students advance to sub-regional finals of CFA Research Challenge
2:40pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. The future of money. 
11:24am
UW-Stout. Lessons from a pandemic: Resilience, accessibility will carry into future
9:21am
UW-Stout. Event to explore graphic novel’s themes of environmentalism, time travel by bicycle, fate of humanity

4:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin's rural districts maintained in-person learning throughout school year with challenges

Local

2:52pm
Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. To consider modifying or eliminating the exception to the ban on chokeholds by members of the Milwaukee Police Department. 
2:50pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Announces the Rollback of Planned Furlough Days Which Would Have Reduced Public Services

3:18pm
WBAY. Green Bay releases thousands of election documents as calls continue for mayor’s resignation
3:14pm
Cap Times. ‘A really disturbing trend’: 2020 saw fewer cars on Dane County roads, more dangerous driving
4:27am
Racine Journal Times. Future of youth detention center faces off with Racine neighborhood's hopes

Congress

10:27am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Brown. Call on President Biden to Prioritize American Companies for Projects Funded by the American Rescue Plan

4:30am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Teamsters happy with pension funds in virus bill
4:28am
Racine Journal Times. Quiet no more: Bryan Steil goes from background Trump supporter to vocal Biden critic
4:23am
The Hill. Ron Johnson faces criticism over 'racist' remarks about Capitol riot

Politics

2:39pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Ron Johnson, Resign!

Friday March 12, 2021

Legislative

2:08pm
Rep. Hebl. Statment on action by Constitution and Ethics. 
2:07pm
Assembly Campaigns and Elections Republicans. Call for Green Bay mayor to resign. 
2:06pm
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audits review Child Care Counts Program and the credentialing of certain health care providers. 
2:05pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on anti-AAPI rhetoric and violence. 
12:17pm
Rep. Ohnstad. Welcomes Governor Evers and vaccine successes. 
10:06am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Supporting our rural EMS.
10:05am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Economic Bill of Rights Gives a Glimmer of Hope
9:45am
LAB. Report 21-4: Child Care Counts Program. 
4:17am
Rep. Murphy. Sworn affidavits contradict City of Green Bay. 

1:13pm
U.S. News & World Report. Green Bay Mayor Calls GOP Hearing 'Stalinist Show Trial'
4:13am
WBAY. Ethan’s Law moves forward: Senator discusses bill to protect kids from abusers.
4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Bill Would Penalize Cities For 'Defunding' Police Departments

State Agencies

4:21pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Receives Federal 2020 Clearinghouse Award
3:04pm
AG Kaul. Announces Judgment Requiring Installation of Pollution Capture Device and $65,000 Penalty
11:09am
DHS. Wisconsin to Issue Benefits to Children Missing Free or Reduced Price School Meals Because of COVID-19 Pandemic
10:10am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For
Environmental Review Of The City Of Horicon 
Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
10:05am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. No more rigged maps. 
4:17am
DMA. Wisconsin Army National Guard receives runner up for two national level maintenance awards

4:12am
WEAU. Unprecedented: State Emergency Operations Center active for one full year

Economy/Business

2:39pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Can Wisconsin create a venture 'fund of funds'? Hear about $100 million state plan March 24. 
11:14am
New North. Microsoft's Michelle Schuler named as new Co-Chair. 

4:11am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Bucks to increase fan capacity at Fiserv Forum
4:10am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin's unemployment rate nears pre-pandemic level, officials anticipate further rebound as vaccinations increase

Coronavirus

1:06pm
Gov. Evers. And DHS announce community-based vaccination clinic in Racine County opens March 23. 

1:16pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'We are beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel': Gov. Tony Evers reflects on a year of COVID-19
4:15am
WTMJ. Milwaukee to administer first Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses at homeless shelters
4:15am
CBS 58. Wisconsinites 16+ with certain medical conditions eligible for COVID vaccine March 29
4:15am
WISN. Restaurant, retail, factory workers among some not eligible for COVID-19 vaccine yet
4:14am
NBC 15. Wisconsin hits one-month streak of daily cases below 1,000
4:13am
NBC 15. WMC: Leaving manufacturing workers off vaccine eligibility list is “simply unfair”
4:12am
Reuters. Biden: All U.S. adults to be eligible for vaccines by May, some normalcy coming by summer
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19 Vaccinations Are Rising, Cases Are Falling, And Milwaukee Is Reopening
4:09am
Beloit Daily News. DHS: Public could be able to get vaccinated starting in May
4:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Greatly Expands Coronavirus Vaccine Eligibility

Statewide

2:01pm
Customers First Coalition. New podcast episode: Regulation, reliability...and Texas. 
12:18pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. To host Budget Organizing trainings on rural priorities. 
9:43am
WI Land+Water. Goes virtual to host 68th Annual Conference. 

Education

2:37pm
UW-La Crosse. Exhibit is a commentary on technology, social media
2:04pm
UW-Platteville. Experts share COVID-19 information at virtual panel event
12:17pm
UW-Eau Claire. Students help Blugold Brain Injury Group members tell their stories to health care providers
9:45am
UW-Stout. Faculty member selected for national advertisers’ Visiting Professor Program
9:42am
UW-Madison. Online field trips bring science across Wisconsin
9:38am
UW-River Falls. Named Large Business of the Year. 

4:13am
WISC. MMSD announces phased plan for return to in-person instruction for all grades

Local

3:58pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. And partners are organizing and delivering aid to communities in Mississippi. 
9:35am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Report explores fire and EMS challenges in Ozaukee County. 

Congress

2:57pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Labor Caucus Announces New Vice Chairs
12:26pm
U.S. Rep. Tiffany. Calls for Thorough Investigation into Election Improprieties Unveiled in State Assembly Hearing
9:37am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Encourages High School Students to Participate in 2021 Artistic Discovery Contest

4:08am
AP. COVID relief bill could permanently alter social safety net

Thursday March 11, 2021

Budget

11:52am
Sen. Agard. Refusing to expand Medicaid is fiscally and morally irresponsible. 
4:30am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Republican refusal to expand BadgerCare could cost state $1 billion in additional funding.  LFB Memo.

4:22am
Chippewa Herald. Report: Medicaid expansion could mean $1.6 billion more for state over next two years
4:20am
NBC 26. Wisconsin Legislature’s budget committee to hold 4 hearings

Legislative

4:45pm
Rep. Hesselbein, Sen. Agard. Advocate for Earth Day access to state parks. 
4:17pm
Term Limits. Wisconsin legislators introduce resolutions to term limit Congress
4:16pm
Rep. Steineke. Assembly Republicans prioritize healthcare in upcoming session day. 
4:11pm
Rep. Edming, Sen. Jacque Committee clears bill removing barrier to higher education for veterans. 
12:51pm
Sen. Pfaff, Rep. Tauchen. Commemorating the life and legacy of Thomas Lyon. 
11:50am
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Establishing priorities. 
9:57am
Rep. Hebl. Column: March 14-20 marks Sunshine Week 2021. 

1:23pm
Cap Times. Republicans seek to curb Evers' COVID powers, give Legislature oversight of federal funds
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Lawmakers Push For Oversight Of Wisconsin's Federal COVID-19 Aid
4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers' pick to lead Wisconsin transportation agency gets new confirmation hearing two years into job
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans Renew Attack On Election Grants Funded By Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg
4:23am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Republicans, former Brown County clerk blast Green Bay election in Assembly hearing. WBAY
4:21am
WISC. State Republicans push for more control of federal Covid-19 dollars as Wisconsin prepares to receive $5.7B in aid

State Agencies

2:59pm
DNR. Awards More Than $6.2 Million In Surface Water Grants For 2021
12:51pm
DNR. Invasive Zebra Mussels Detected In
Aquarium Moss Balls
12:00pm
DATCP. Sorg Farm Packing issues Class II recall of summer sausage, snack sticks. 
11:50am
DOJ. Northeast Wisconsin Methamphetamine Dealer Sentenced to 6 Years Initial Confinement, 6 Years Extended Supervision
4:27am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment
For Environmental Review Of The City Of Milton
Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

1:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin regulators to chart 'roadmap' to carbon-free electricity
4:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Kaul Makes Case for Upgraded Crime Lab Tech, More Analysts

Economy/Business

12:06pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin adds 11,100 total non-farm jobs in January; Unemployment rate declined to 3.8 percent. 

1:26pm
AP. From job cuts to online commerce, virus reshaped US economy
1:25pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Drops in January
1:23pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Despite Pandemic, Wisconsin Farmers Continued Milk Production Growth in 2020

Coronavirus

4:38pm
Gov. Evers. Reflects on one year of COVID-19 response, looks ahead to statewide bounce back. 
3:17pm
WMC. To Gov. Evers: Manufacturers Should be Prioritized for Vaccine
12:49pm
DMA. Moving Forward: Wisconsin Emergency Management Reflects on Longest Emergency Activation in State History
12:01pm
DHS. Announces Medical Conditions Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine March 29
9:10am
AARP Wisconsin. New analysis shows WI COVID-19 cases & deaths declining in nursing homes. 
9:09am
Survival Coaltion. Update March 9: COVID cases and deaths among people with disabilities and older adults in Wisconsin. 

1:25pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Greatly Expands Coronavirus Vaccine Eligibility
1:22pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19 Vaccinations Are Rising, Cases Are Falling, And Milwaukee Is Reopening
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Hospital Association To Businesses: Encourage Staff To Get Vaccinated
4:21am
NBC 15. Wisconsin’s vaccine eligibility list is about to get much, much longer
4:20am
WFRV. Wisconsin Hospital Association warns continued social distancing, masking still necessary
4:19am
WEAU. State’s average for COVID-19 deaths hits single digits for second time in one week
4:19am
Politico. Virus drove record U.S. death rate in 2020, CDC finds
4:18am
Fox 6. Wisconsin cities ponder extending, expiring local mask mandates

Statewide

4:17am
Spectrum News. New Idea to Spread Internet Access in Rural Areas: Drones

Courts

12:54pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synposes, March 2021. 

1:27pm
Reuters. Exclusive: Sacklers boost opioid settlement offer to $4.3 billion - sources

Education

2:34pm
UW-Stevens Point. Cornerstone Press to launch newest creative nonfiction collection
1:47pm
Alverno College. Latest Report From Alverno College Reveals Pathways to Public Office
12:50pm
UW-Platteville. Undergrads team up to unravel the molecular basis of plant-microbe symbioses
12:47pm
UW-Platteville. Offers specialty visit days to connect students with similar backgrounds
12:01pm
UW-Stout. Community partnership offers COVID-19 vaccine opportunities to university employees
11:55am
Marquette University. Experts on subminimal wage to keynote Pay Equity Series discussion March 16
11:48am
UW-Madison. To celebrate spring commencement with graduates-only ceremonies at Camp Randall
10:06am
UW-Madison. Weakened protections led to more disappearances of endangered Mexican wolves
9:11am
UW-Eau Claire. Students research economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic
9:10am
UW-Stout. Packaging students awarded first, second place in national design competition
9:08am
UW-River Falls. Nilsestuen legacy event addresses climate change impact and adaptation in rural communities. 

4:22am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. CF, Altoona schools may also ramp up face-to-face classes

Local

4:13pm
Milwaukee Alds. Johnson, Coggs. Committee moves forward key recommendations to tighten FPC records, protocols. 
4:12pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Ortiz-Velez. Judiciary Committee approves proposal to reduce marijuana possession penalty. 
9:10am
MCTS. Announces Manufacturer of Battery-Electric Buses

Congress

2:56pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. President Biden's American Rescue Plan sends COVID relief, economic support to millions of Americans. 
4:28am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Co-Introduces Bill to Study Impacts of a $15 Minimum Wage
4:27am
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Slotkin. To Lead Bipartisan Task Force to Strengthen Defense Supply Chain

1:28pm
The Hill. Biden signs $1.9 trillion relief bill into law
4:21am
CBS 58. Wisconsin Democrats, Republicans react to federal COVID relief package passing

Wednesday March 10, 2021

Governor

9:01am
Gov. Evers. Appoints Paul Czisny to the Fond du Lac County Circuit Court. 

Budget

2:01pm
Sen. Ringhand. Governor seeks input for Badger Bounceback agenda. 
12:26pm
Reps. Swearingen, Callahan. Budget writing committee chooses Rhinelander's Hodag Dome for public hearing. 
11:22am
Sen. Felzskowski. Joint Finance Committee traveling to the Northwoods.
10:34am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Marklein, Born. Announce Dates, Locations of State Budget Public Hearings
9:06am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. High-stakes choices on spending, pandemic recovery define 2021-23 state budget. 

1:33pm
WISC. Wisconsin state, local governments projected to get $5.7 billion under Covid-19 relief bill
1:32pm
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP-led finance committee to hold 3 in-person budget sessions and 1 online offering
1:32pm
Cap Times. Republican lawmakers: The budget (road)show must go on

Legislative

3:51pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Calls for committee to formally investigate elections law violations. 
2:29pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on frivolous lawsuit. 
2:03pm
Assembly Elections Committee Democrats. Republicans revisit debunked conspiracy theories. 
2:02pm
Reps. Macco, Steffen. Green Bay area legislators call for election reform. 
1:59pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on passage of new federal COVID-19 relief legislation. 
12:57pm
Sen. Stroebel Bill addresses issue raised in Green Bay election controversy. 
12:55pm
Rep. Tranel. Statement on Dane County's World Dairy Expo proposal. 
12:24pm
Sen. Feyen. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding World Dairy Expo.
10:51am
Sen. Smith. Column: The Climate Change Problem
10:50am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Wisconsin legislature attacking our freedom to vote instead of delivering COVID relief
9:08am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Statement on Green Bay election administration and ongoing elections audit. 
4:26am
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on AB-121 passage through Committee on Regulatory Licensing Reform. 
4:24am
Sen. Agard. Supports UnityPoint-Meriter nurses in their efforts for a fair contract. 
4:23am
WPHCA. Expanding oral health access through dental therapy at Community Health Centers. 

1:28pm
CBS 58. Couples in Wisconsin could remarry sooner after a divorce; bill seeks to eliminate 6-month waiting period
4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers Renew Bipartisan Effort To Require Holocaust Education In Wisconsin Schools
4:18am
Chippewa Herald. In notoriously partisan Legislature, bipartisan bills are advancing
4:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. After more than 2 years on the job, Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson's appointment could be headed to a Senate vote
4:13am
WBAY. Wisconsin senators call for Genrich’s resignation, investigation of how November election was handled

State Agencies

1:58pm
DNR. Get ready to go fish with Wisconsin Natural Resources 
12:29pm
AG Kaul. Highlights Need for Crime Lab Toxicology Positions, Technology to Address Evolving Drug Epidemic
10:40am
WEDC. Baraboo plastics company expands to meet demand for COVID testing and medical supplies
10:31am
DHS. Wisconsin Eliminates Waitlist for Long-Term Care Services for Medicaid-Eligible Adults
9:24am
Wisconsin Public and Private Transportation Providers. Honor WDOT. 
9:05am
Emergency Management. Spring Forward safely this weekend as daylight saving time begins
4:22am
DMA. Novice Wisconsin National Guard biathlon team competes at national competition

Economy/Business

2:00pm
NEW Digital Alliance. New members join the Executive Committee. 
8:59am
Alliant Energy. Michels Corporation makes major commitment to clean energy. 

4:10am
WXPR. Grant to Help North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board Fill Rural Healthcare Positions
4:10am
WXPR. North Central Wisconsin Economy Slowly Recovering from COVID-19 Pandemic

Coronavirus

4:16am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. A record of nearly 270,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine was given last week in Wisconsin as teachers became eligible for shots
4:16am
WTMJ. New effort hopes to quadruple COVID-19 vaccine access on Milwaukee's south side
4:15am
CBS 58. Milwaukee mayor urges more teachers, child care workers to sign up for vaccine appointments
4:14am
WKOW. Baraboo, Lodi, Dells teachers get COVID-19 vaccines
4:14am
WISC. ‘So much enthusiasm, relief, appreciation’: Thousands of educators begin vaccination process at Alliant Energy Center
4:13am
WISC. City of Madison lays groundwork for fairs, festivals to return as soon as this summer
4:12am
WEAU. Wisconsin to receive 245,000 more COVID-19 vaccines
4:12am
La Crosse Tribune. WATCH NOW: Gov. Evers makes opening day visit to COVID-19 vaccine clinic at UWL. WKBT.

Statewide

1:28pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin gas prices rise, expected to reach $3/gallon
4:16am
WJFW. Even with fewer people driving in 2020, crash fatalities increased by 19% in Wisconsin

Courts

3:52pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts nine new cases. 
10:48am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Anthony James Jendusa. 

12:53pm
U.S. News & World Report. Lawsuit Challenges GOP Hiring of Redistricting Attorneys

Education

3:53pm
Marquette University. Marquette faculty, community partners receive honors at community engagement conversation series
3:05pm
UW System. Targets new funds to help incoming freshman prepare for university with summer bridge programs. 
3:04pm
UW-Whitewater. Center for Students with Disabilities celebrates 50 years
3:03pm
UW-Whitewater. To host state budget public hearing on April 9
10:40am
UW-River Falls. BFA exhibition in Gallery 101.
10:33am
UW-River Falls. Breakthrough discovery supported by physics researchers featured in international science journal. 
9:10am
UW-Stout. New multicultural services director wants to help shape future of education
9:10am
UW-La Crosse. National groups recognize UW-La Crosse for voting efforts

4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As Schools Weigh Options To Make Up Lost Learning, 4 Districts Plan To Start Next School Year Early

Local

12:27pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Roadmap to Reducing Violence Plan Released
10:42am
XP League. Youth esports launches in Dane County. 
9:11am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Offers 10 Year Contract Extension to Keep World Dairy Expo in the Dairy State's Capitol City

Congress

3:19pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Forward Wisconsin Means Protecting the Freedom to Vote and Delivering Pandemic Relief
3:19pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on "Most Progressive Piece of Legislation in History"
1:35pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on the Pelosi payoff. 
9:07am
Opportunity Wisconsin. American Rescue Plan:
What’s In It For Wisconsin?
4:27am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on the Passage of the PRO Act
4:27am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Statement on Passage of the PRO Act

1:31pm
Reuters. Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill wins final approval in House
4:15am
CBS 58. COVID relief bill includes $406 million to Milwaukee County
4:15am
WISN. Wisconsin delegation split along party line votes on COVID-19 stimulus package
4:11am
AP. House set to vote on virus relief, Biden on cusp of triumph

Tuesday March 9, 2021

Budget

9:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Evers proposes millions for 'forever chemical' testing, cleanup in biennial Wisconsin budget
4:11am
Juneau County Star-Times. Residents suggest money for EMS, water, infrastructure at budget listening session hosted by Sen. Marklein
4:07am
U.S. News & World Report. State Economies Weathered Coronavirus Storm but Damage Lives On

Legislative

3:58pm
Rep. Shelton. Statement on Green Bay's administration of the November 2020 election. 
3:55pm
Sen. Wimberger. Demands investigation into Green Bay election administration. 
3:50pm
Sen. Bernier. Mayor Genrich: Resign. Gov. Evers and AG Kaul: Open an investigation - or answer to the public.  Letter.
1:03pm
Sen. Darling. Green Bay Story Proves Election Reforms Needed
9:52am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Encourages Ratification of Equal Rights Amendment
9:09am
Sen. Carpenter. To introduce bill to assist unemployed workers. 

4:13am
NBC 15. Wis. Democrats introduce ERA to state constitution

State Agencies

4:31pm
DNR. Walleye Lakes of Concern Project
Targets Four Area Lakes
3:57pm
DOA. Wisconsin meets diverse spending goal for first time in six years. 
11:02am
DATCP. Releases request for proposals for Specialty Crop Block Grants. 
10:58am
DNR. Seeking Public Comments For 2021 Fall Migratory Bird Hunting Season 
9:09am
ETF, DFI. Take the challenge: Build your financial security. 

4:15am
WAOW. Wisconsin DWD launches new tool to help unemployed

Economy/Business

2:39pm
Center for Technology Commercialization. Eleven small businesses tap into $1,000,000 in state matching grants to bolster Wisconsin innovation
1:04pm
Charter Communications. Reaches $18 Milestone on Path to $20 Minimum Starting Wage in 2022

9:05am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin Officially Sets New Milk Production Record in '20
4:14am
WTMJ. Milwaukee businesses face $126K in fines for violating COVID-19 order since Jan. 1

Coronavirus

4:15am
WTMJ. Milwaukee County cities make plans for events this summer amid pandemic
4:14am
CBS 58. Nursing homes await OK from state to implement CDC guidelines for fully vaccinated people
4:14am
WISN. Wisconsin to use first Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines for teachers
4:13am
WISC. ‘Extreme loosening or dissolving’ of pandemic restrictions possible by summer as vaccines guide reopening decisions in Dane County
4:11am
Mlilwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin health leader implores employers to help vaccine rollout effort
4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New COVID-19 Cases In Wisconsin Reach Lowest Point Since June
4:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Alliant Center could become one of three federal COVID-19 vaccination sites in Wisconsin
4:06am
U.S. News & World Report. 2 Million More Wisconsin Residents to Be Vaccine Eligible
4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'We've heard loudly': People with pre-existing conditions to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in next phase of Wisconsin's rollout

Statewide

4:07am
WXPR. Report: The Growing Burden of Alzheimer's Disease

Courts

2:27pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Virtual court interpreter training offered during April. 
9:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Mark M. Ditter. 
9:51am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Portage County v. E.R.R.

4:09am
Racine Journal Times. Lawsuit against Foxconn dismissed at request of Caledonia man who filed it

Education

4:11pm
UW-La Crosse. Community vaccination clinic opens
2:51pm
Mount Mary University. CREO celebration of student fashion design moves online. 
11:01am
Marquette University. Jesuit Superior General concludes Marquette University is one of the strongest Jesuit universities in the country

4:12am
Fox 11. More in-person learning a possibility for GB middle and high school students
4:10am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Few Eau Claire elementary school families opt for new, all-virtual option
4:09am
Cap Times. In-person classes down across UW System, hope for normal fall remains high

Local

3:51pm
AARP Wisconsin. Shawano Pathways trails project wins Small Dollar, Big Impact grant. 
9:06am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. City Now Accepting Applications for New Round of Fresh Food Access Grants

Congress

3:59pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Introduces Amendment to Ensure Workers’ Voices are Heard
2:25pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin, U.S. Rep. Langevin. Introduce Legislation to Protect Rights of Airplane Passengers with Disabilities
11:00am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher, U.S. Sen. Cotton. Introduce Bill Imposing Sanctions on Drug Cartels
10:59am
WMC. Calls on Congress to Oppose PRO Act, Defend Worker Freedom
9:07am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. American Rescue Plan Supports Wisconsin Small Businesses

4:08am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Ohio lawmakers urge Biden to delay USPS contract with Oshkosh Corp., citing 'inappropriate political influence'
4:07am
AP. COVID bill to deliver big health insurance savings for many

Monday March 8, 2021

Governor

2:40pm
Gov. Evers. To host six virtual Badger Bounceback live sessions. 

Legislative

3:51pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on introduction of Wisconsin Equal Rights Amendment. 
3:50pm
Rep. Neubauer. Wisconsin Equal Rights Amendment introduced. 
3:17pm
Rep. Subeck. Democrats introduce Wisconsin Equal Rights Amendment on International Women's Day.
3:16pm
Rep. McGuire. Introduces Wisconsin Equal Rights Amendment. 
3:15pm
Rep. Hintz. Pround to support Wisconsin Equal Rights Amendment. 
3:14pm
Rep. Vining. Applauds Wisconsin Equal Rights Amendment introduction. 
3:14pm
Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Introduces Wisconsin's Equal Rights Amendment.
1:41pm
Sen. Carpenter; Reps. Neubauer, Cabrera, Snodgrass, Spreitzer. Members of the LGBTQ+ Caucau introduce joint resolution celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility. 
12:44pm
Rep. Shankland, Sen. Johnson. Celebrate International Women's Day by introducing bipartisan 12-month Contraceptive Care Act. 
12:27pm
Sen. Wimberger, Rep. Sanfelippo. Introduce legislation to right-size emergency powers laws. 

3:25am
AP. Lawmakers can’t cite local examples of trans girls in sports
3:24am
WBAY. Wisconsin lawmakers discuss proposed changes regarding election integrity
3:19am
Marshfield News Herald. Republican lawmakers push again to control COVID-19 relief spending, but Evers says he will veto

State Agencies

4:26pm
DNR. Apply For 2021 Elk Hunt
3:52pm
DMA. 128th Air Refueling Wing commander reflects on her service on International Women's Day
1:34pm
DATCP. Presents 2021 gypsy moth treatment plans. 
1:33pm
ETF. Announces Pension Increases for Retirees
12:16pm
DNR. WCC Virtual Spring Hearing Begins April 12 at 7 p.m.
10:28am
DWD. Launches Interactive Map Connecting Job Seekers to Critical Services
10:27am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment On Draft Economic Impact Analysis Regarding Nitrate Pollution In Groundwater; Comment Deadline April 10
9:25am
WEDC. Awards 13 grants to support entrepreneurship programs throughout Wisconsin
9:24am
Clean Wisconsin. Clean drinking water for Wisconsin families is at stake, and the cost of inaction is clear. 

1:48pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Conservation Congress nixes spring hearings for second year, extends delegate terms
3:17am
U.S. News & World Report. US States Look to Step up Wolf Kills, Pushed by Republicans

Economy/Business

12:33pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Our virtual 'offices' will be open for advice to businesses during March 17 Tech Summit. 
8:56am
We Energies. ‘I want that impact to be a positive one’: We Energies female employees share inspirational messages on International Women’s Day

1:47pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. A Tale Of Two Pandemics: Improving Finances For Some, Financial Peril For Others
3:22am
WISN. Return to normalcy begins, from Fiserv Forum to Wisconsin Center
3:17am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Milwaukee ranks 43rd for best U.S. cities for women in tech

Coronavirus

10:53am
DMA. 8 MARCH UPDATE: Wisconsin National Guard continues COVID-19 testing throughout the state
10:22am
Hunger Task Force. Wisconsin approved for pandemic-EBT
3:25am
DHS. And Laboratory Partners Identify Variant Strain B.1.351 of SARS-CoV-2 in Wisconsin

1:39pm
AP. Fully vaccinated people can gather without masks, CDC says
3:48am
WBAY. Governor Evers says he plans to extend the mask mandate once the current one expires
3:22am
WTMJ. Wisconsin ranks top in the nation for COVID-19 vaccine supply usage, report says
3:21am
WAOW. Three more dead from COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 10.3 percent fully vaccinated
3:21am
The Hill. Fauci predicts high schoolers will receive coronavirus vaccinations this fall
3:20am
Racine Journal Times. 'The responsible thing to do' | Why 100s of local teachers & school staff agreed to be vaccinated Saturday
3:20am
Chippewa Herald. A year after COVID-19 transformed life in Wisconsin, pandemic toll widespread
3:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Seven-Day Average Of COVID-19 Cases Lowest Since Late June

Statewide

3:18pm
WHCA/WiCAL. Celebrates Long-Term Care Administrator's Week.
1:37pm
Special Olympics Wisconsin. Spread the Word for Inclusion this month.
1:35pm
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wisconsin. Finalists vie for Youth of the Year. 

Courts

1:48pm
Stevens Point Journal. U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear last active lawsuit to overturn Wisconsin's presidential election
1:46pm
WBAY. U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Trump’s lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election

Education

4:25pm
Marquette University. Co-hosts ‘Advancing Racial Equity in our Colleges and Community,’ March 19
1:36pm
UW-Stout. Among Us fan video animated by student has millions of YouTube hits
12:34pm
UW-River Falls. Student's pandemic story wins broadcasting award. 
12:15pm
Marquette University. Women fill less than 10 percent of top-earning positions in survey of Milwaukee law firms, finds Institute for Women’s Leadership
10:55am
UW-Platteville. Panel of professors, health care professionals to discuss COVID-19
9:23am
Wisconsin School Counselor Association. Jessica Hutjens - 2021 Secretary/Support Staff Award. 

Local

9:19am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on International Women's Day.

3:21am
WJFW. 50 people sue Wisconsin city over handling of protests

Congress

2:38pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Congressional Art Competition for High School Students
12:32pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces Bill to End Proxy Voting
3:29am
Protect Our Care Wisconsin. Senate Passes American Rescue Plan Improving Health Care and Providing Essential Pandemic Lifeline for Americans
3:28am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Discusses Border Security and Democrats’ $1.9 Trillion Bill on ‘Fox News Live’
3:28am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on $1.9 Trillion Democrat Wish List Bill
3:27am
Opportunity Wisconsin. Surprising No One, Senator Johnson Votes Against Relief for Wisconsin Workers and Families
3:26am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Votes to Pass the American Rescue Plan and Support Wisconsin

1:44pm
The Hill. Federal deficit exceeds $1 trillion in just five months: CBO
1:44pm
Reuters. U.S. can deliver COVID-19 aid checks quickly, but child tax credit is hurdle
3:23am
Fox 11. Wisconsin's senators share views on COVID-19 relief bill vote
3:16am
Fox 6. Biden: Americans to begin receiving $1,400 stimulus checks this month

Friday March 5, 2021

Governor

10:51am
Wisconsin Early Childhood Association. Statement regarding proposed use of federal stimulus for WI child care. 

3:51am
NBC 15. State leaders to submit plan for child care funding to offset pandemic costs

Budget

3:47am
Spectrum News. Minority Leaders Remain Optimistic About Budget Compromises
3:47am
WXPR. Rhinelander Could Be Candidate for Millions in State Money for PFAS

Legislative

3:34pm
Rep. Subeck. Senate Education Committee passes Holocaust education bill. 
3:33pm
Speaker Vos, Majority Leader LeMahieu. Legislative leaders circulate Truth in Spending Act. 
11:27am
Rep. Oldenburg. Appointed to the Wsiconsin Agricultural Education & Workforce Development Council. 
10:50am
Sen. Marklein. Column: New law prevents frivolous lawsuits. 

2:25pm
Midwest Farm Report. Tranel urges Evers to take action on World Dairy Expo. 
4:01am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Ethan's Law: Bill to protect foster children from abusers clears first hurdle
3:49am
WEAU. Proposed senate bill would create needed space to assist mental health in the Chippewa Valley

State Agencies

4:31pm
DWD. Begins issuing PEUC extension payments
3:35pm
DMA. Happy 184th birthday, Wisconsin National Guard
2:27pm
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Wisconsin Elections Commission receives award. 
2:24pm
DNR. Continues PFAS Drinking Water Well Sampling In Town Of Peshtigo
12:05pm
DNR. Bonus Harvest Authorizations For Spring Turkey Season Available Beginning March 15
10:52am
AG Kaul. Joins FTC, 38 States, and D.C. to Shut Down Massive Charity Fraud Telefunding Operation
9:50am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Manitowoc Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project 
4:25am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Submits Notice of Emergency Administrative Rulemaking on Special Voting Deputies for Spring Election

4:02am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin regulators eye changes to policies for consumer-generated electricity

Economy/Business

12:22pm
Reuters. U.S. job growth blows past expectations as recovery gets back on track
12:21pm
The Hill. US, EU to suspend $11.5B in tariffs for four months
3:50am
NBC 26. Coordinators plan for large in-person events around Northeast Wisconsin this summer
3:46am
AP. US job growth likely rose in February in rebound from slump

Coronavirus

11:35am
Gov. Evers. And DHS announce 1 million Wisconsinites have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

12:25pm
WTMJ. Gov. Evers, DHS announce 1 million Wisconsinites have received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
4:04am
Cap Times. Vaccine eligibility for all Wisconsin adults in May 'a very realistic goal'
4:03am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Health Department: J&J shots will speed up county’s vaccine push
4:02am
La Crosse Tribune. More COVID-19 variant cases reported in Wisconsin as vaccine supply grows
4:01am
Marshfield News Herald. Wisconsin nursing homes see a 97% drop in COVID-19 cases since the first week of vaccinations
3:51am
WKOW. DHS to announce next week who’s in the next eligible group for vaccination
3:50am
WISC. By some indicators, Wisconsin’s vaccine rollout remains one of the best in nation
3:49am
Fox 11. State health officials: Nursing homes are proof COVID-19 vaccines are working
3:48am
WKBT. How to add your name to Wisconsin’s new ‘Vaccine Registry’ and get notified when appointments become available
3:45am
U.S. News & World Report. Health Officials: 'Couple Months' to Other Side of Pandemic

Courts

9:47am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - Petitioner's reply in support of his emergency motion for a temporary injunction. 

4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. City Of La Crosse Files Lawsuit Calling Out 23 Companies For PFAS Contamination
3:53am
WXOW. City of La Crosse sues foam-makers over PFAS pollution

Education

2:42pm
UW-Stout.In-person commencement ceremony, for graduates only, scheduled May 8
12:06pm
UW-La Crosse. 3 Minute Grad Project event set for March 10
10:53am
UW-Eau Claire. State partnership grant brings $40k to community vaccination efforts
9:49am
Northeast WI Technical College. Advances in Department of Education Challenge. 

4:01am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin may allow schools to start 2021-22 school year early, but don't expect that to happen in Racine
3:52am
WTMJ. School districts consider starting next school year early to offset learning gap
3:48am
WQOW. Less than 1% of ECASD families opt for virtual learning option
3:46am
U.S. News & World Report. UW System Orders Audit Into UW-Madison Bidding Process

Local

9:46am
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Celebrates the wonderful women of Milwaukee County.

Congress

2:28pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Co-Introduces Microloan Transparency & Accountability Act
2:26pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. On the Effectiveness of One Vaccine Dose Strategy
12:53pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Discusses Democrats’ $1.9 Trillion Bill, Border Security on ‘The Faulkner Focus’
9:41am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Local Wisconsin Leaders to Call for Senate Passage of American Rescue Plan and Provide Emergency Funding for State and Local Governments to Provide Essential Services
4:24am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Stability of the Crime Victims Fund

12:27pm
AP. Minimum wage hike falls short as Senate debates virus bill
3:44am
The Hill. Ron Johnson grinds Senate to halt, irritating many

Thursday March 4, 2021

Governor

4:21pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers weekly radio address on the American Rescue Plan. 
2:12pm
Wisconsin Child Care Administrators Association. Support governor's plan for spending additional CCDBG funds. 
10:15am
Gov. Evers. And DCF announce plan to support early care and education providers, partners, and Wisconsin families. 

Budget

3:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Leaders Reject Evers' Plan To Allow Local Sales Tax Increases. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:45am
CBS 58. GOP leaders reject sales tax increase, MKE leaders say communities are in jeopardy without one
3:44am
WTMJ. Gov. Tony Evers wants to hire a Chief Equity Officer for Wisconsin, would be among a few in the U.S.
3:43am
WXOW. Local leaders say state budget is biggest hope for PFAS help

Legislative

1:41pm
Rep. Tranel. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding World Dairy Expo. 
12:10pm
Sen. Smith. Joins the Governor's Task Force on Climate Change. 
9:32am
Sen. Jacque. Pre-Existing Condition Guaranteed Coverage Act clears Assembly committee nearly unanimously. 
4:00am
Wisconsin United for Freedom. Statement on Assembly Constitution and Ethics hearing. 

3:56am
WISC. Lawmakers consider bills banning mandated vaccines, blocking church closures for public health
3:54am
Spectrum News. Constitutional Convention Call Renewed In Wisconsin
3:53am
Fox 6. Bill would require Wisconsin to add lifesaving newborn test
3:49am
Racine Journal Times. Republicans want Wisconsin to fund opening schools now; state says money is needed for return to normal later
3:48am
Racine Journal Times. Legislative committee audience gathers in Capitol without masks. Milwaukee Journal Sentienel. 

State Agencies

3:25pm
DNR. Conducting Winter Prescribed Burns In Local Marshlands To Reduce Fire Hazards
1:06pm
AG Kaul. And DATCP Secretary-designee Romanski Warn Wisconsinites of COVID-19 Related Scams
12:13pm
DNR. Receives Straddling Community Diversion Application From Somers Water Utility
12:07pm
DOJ. UPDATE: Firearm Recovered Wisconsin Dells Death Investigation Case
9:30am
DNR. Proposes Firearm Restriction
On Land Purchased In Merton
9:30am
DOT. Out-of-state vehicle title and registrations can now be done online

3:46am
Fox 11. Court officials: public defender shortage causing delays, driving up local costs
3:45am
NBC 15. AG Kaul urges U.S. Supreme Court to protect students from cyberbullying

Economy/Business

2:10pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update. 
12:07pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. From Denmark to DeForest, 55 entries advace in 2021 Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest. 

12:22pm
WISN. Brewers plan for 25% fan capacity at ballpark approved

Coronavirus

3:26pm
Survival Coalition. Update March 2: COVID cases and deahts among people with disabilities and older adults in Wisconsin.
1:40pm
Gov. Evers. To visit DHS community-based vaccination clinic in La Crosse County on opening day. 
12:11pm
DHS. COVID-19 Vaccine Assistance Hotline Now Available
12:09pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Timetable for Vaccinating Dane County Educators Moved Up

12:22pm
Wisconsin State Journal. COVID-19 vaccination for Dane County educators moved up to March 9
12:21pm
WEAU. Two Eau Claire County National Guard COVID-19 testing sites closing soon
3:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Launches Vaccine Registry With Just 1 County
3:45am
WISN. Children's Wisconsin, MCW volunteers to vaccinate up to 17,000 teachers

Statewide

1:37pm
Wisconsin Center. Hosts first non-governmental event since Democratic National Convention. 
12:12pm
Quarles & Brady. Patent attorney Kevin Rizzuto joins as Intellectual Property Partner. 
10:14am
Wisconsin's greenfire. The Future is Now: Creating a 21st Century Energy Policy – Wisconsin’s Green Fire Opportunities Now 2021-2023 Report on Energy

Courts

3:47am
WFRV. Appeals Court requests State Supreme Court to take up controversial Brown Co. sales tax

Education

4:20pm
Marquette University. Marquette Law School to host “Policing and Accountability — A Community Conversation,” March 10
10:12am
UW-Stout. Veteran wants to give back, seeking online psychology degree in new program
9:29am
UW-River Falls. 2021 Summer Concert Series cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. 

12:21pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. School Meals Have Been Free To All Students During The Pandemic. Some Want To See That Continue Past COVID-19
3:51am
U.S. News & World Report. Blank: Normal Fall Semester at UW Hinges on Vaccinations
3:50am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Pandemic has cost UW-EC, Stout $11M each so far
3:43am
WTMJ. Educators, students protest layoffs, class cuts at Marquette University

Local

12:10pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Set to Approve More Than $4.3 Million in Affordable Housing Projects

Congress

12:08pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senate Passes Resolution Recognizing February as Career and Technical Education Month
11:13am
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Applauds agricultural workforce bill. 
4:01am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Votes No on Democrats’ Partisan Takeover of Federal Elections
3:59am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on H.R. 1
3:58am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Delivers Remarks on Covid Relief Bill

3:53am
AP. House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition
3:52am
WDIO. Sen. Baldwin speaks on American Rescue Plan to help with fight against COVID-19
3:51am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Ron Johnson pledges to slow down passage of stimulus bill with out-loud reading of 700-page document

Wednesday March 3, 2021

Governor

3:42am
Cap Times. Gov. Tony Evers floats earlier start date, other measures to help students catch up
3:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers Says Schools Might Need Summer Classes, Early Start To Recover From Pandemic

Legislative

3:08pm
Rep. Bowen, Sen. Taylor. Celebrate passage of Shorewood tax increment district extension for affordable housing. 
2:01pm
Rep. Riemer. Statement in oppostion to anti-transgender legislation. 
1:06pm
Sen. Agard. Statement on large crowds gathered inside the State Capitol. 
12:03pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Calls Anti-Transgender Sports Bills An Effort to Discriminate Against Transgender Students
11:32am
Sen. Smith. Building Momentum to Vaccinate More Wisconsinites
10:42am
Sen. Bewley. (Updated) Statement regarding Wisconsin County Association Legislative Roundtable.
10:41am
Sen. Jacque. "Ethan's Law" passes Senate committee unanimously.
10:16am
Sen. Bewley. Statement regarding Wisconsin County Association Roundtable. 
9:16am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin GOP’s Misguided Move on Amending the Constitution
3:56am
Sen. Nass. Wisconsin Elections Commision fails to comply with state law - again.
3:53am
Rep. Myers. Statement on the passing of civil rights icon Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. 

1:13pm
U.S. News & World Report. Constitutional Convention Call Renewed in Wisconsin
11:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democratic Senate leader Janet Bewley says voters in her district are 'not smart' to reject sales tax increase to improve essential services
3:51am
The Hill. Wisconsin legislation would ban transgender athletes through college level. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Bills Would Bar Transgender Athletes From Playing On Teams Aligning With Their Gender Identity. Fox 6

State Agencies

3:15pm
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Lake Mills Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
3:11pm
DNR. In-person hunter safety classes begin April 1. 
1:07pm
DOR. Matches more than $8 million in unclaimed property to owners. 
10:39am
DOT. $1.7 Million TEA Grants to support new Komatsu facility in Milwaukee
10:14am
DNR. Wolf Management Plan Process Begins With Application For New Committee
10:12am
WEDC. Stella & Chewy’s expands operations in Oak Creek

3:48am
U.S. News & Wrold Report. Voting Deputies Cleared to Return to Wisconsin Nursing Homes

Economy/Business

3:10pm
Charter Communications. Announces multiyear, $668 million initiative to expand broadband availability to unserved communities in Wisconsin. 

3:46am
WKOW. ‘A great first step’: Madison restaurant owner supports new Dane County health order
3:44am
WTMJ. Wisconsin restaurant operators say it may be a year before business returns to normal: Survey

Coronavirus

1:11pm
U.S. News & World Report. Blank: Normal Fall Semester at UW Hinges on Vaccinations
11:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. 'Version of normal' possible this summer as Dane County loosens COVID-19 pandemic restrictions
3:50am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin Supply of New Vaccine Will Dip After Next Week
3:47am
WFRV. Select Kroger stores, including Pick-n-Save, to receive vaccines, join federal program
3:47am
NBC 26. Wisconsin ranks third in the nation in distributing COVID-19 vaccine supply, report says
3:46am
WISC. About 550 Waunakee school staff get vaccinated in just 10 hours only one day after becoming eligible
3:46am
NBC 15. New Forward Dane plan envisions possible return to normal by summer
3:45am
WISN. More 65+ need COVID-19 vaccines in Waukesha County before teachers can get it
3:44am
WCLO. Rock County moves to Phase 2 of COVID-19 Reopening Plan
3:43am
Reuters. Biden calls on states to prioritize vaccinations for teachers
3:43am
The Hill. Biden: US will have vaccine for all adults by end of May
3:42am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Chippewa Valley teachers begin getting COVID-19 vaccines this week

Statewide

4:23pm
Community Shares of Wisconsin. The Big Share was a big success. 
3:55am
Jewish Community Relations Council of Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Wisconsin sees 36% increase in reported antisemitic incidents in 2020.

Courts

11:31am
NFIB Wisconsin. Applauds circuit court decision and temporary injunction.  Amicus curiae brief.
9:26am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Scott E. Selmer.
9:12am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Warns City of Madison New Bird-Safe Glass Ordinance Undermines Wisconsin’s Uniform Building Code

Education

3:23pm
WAICU. 30th annual private, non-profit colleges' career, internship, & gratuate school fair. 
3:15pm
UW-River Falls. Virtual Horse Judging Youth Clinic offered.
2:01pm
UW-Madison. Inaugural Mental Health & Wellbeing Summit will focus on self-care for students
12:05pm
UW-Madison. In virtual classrooms, UW–Madison instructors find meaningful ways to connect with students
11:02am
UW-Stout. Environmental activist, author highlight virtual Red Cedar Watershed Conference
9:17am
UW-Madison. Raimey-Noland Campaign to seek gifts supporting diversity, equity and inclusion
9:11am
UW-La Crosse. And UW campuses aim to be global leaders in freshwater science

3:48am
WKBT. Sparta School District’s new instruction model allows students to learn in-person five days a week
3:45am
CBS 58. Wauwatosa, Racine school districts ramp up in-person instruction

Local

2:00pm
Grace Lutheran. The Wisconsin 6 start 22-day fast for climate justice. 
10:13am
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. LIve public comment at virtual meetings of County Board Committees to start in March. 

3:48am
WKBT. A growing number of elected officials call on the City of La Crosse to test all of French Island for PFAS

Congress

4:43pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. BOP Reform Caucus, local stakeholders highlight need for greater accountability within America’s federal prison system
3:07pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. Senator Johnson Plans to Delay COVID Relief Through Senate Stunt
11:32am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Young Peters. Reintroduce Bipartisan Great Lakes Winter Commerce Act

3:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin and local governments would receive $5.5 billion in COVID-19 aid under House bill

Tuesday March 2, 2021

Budget

3:05pm
Lutheran Office for Public Policy. The governor's budget and care for God's creation. 

12:41pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'If It's Not A Financial Issue Then What Is It?': Evers Proposes Money To Help Schools Change Mascots

Legislative

4:40pm
Sen. Stroebel. Vaccination of teachers grounded in identity politics. 
4:39pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zamarripa. State legislative Republicans go with hate and fear in anti-equality bill targeting transgender youth. 
4:37pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on anti-trans legislation. 
3:57pm
Sen. Agard. Introduces bipartisan legislation exempting menstrual products and diapers from state sales tax. 
2:22pm
Rep. Conley. (Updated) Coponsors Economic Justice Bill of Rights. 
1:26pm
Rep. Conley. Cosponsors Economic Justice Bill of Rights. 
1:15pm
Rep. Dittrich. Protecting women.
12:32pm
Sen. Agard. Responds to anti-trans legislation. 
11:43am
Reps. Snodgrass, Cabrera, Neubauer, Spreitzer; Sen. Carpenter. Wisconsin LGBTQ legislators condemn cruel and discriminatory legislation targeting transgender students. 

12:40pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republicans push to bar transgender athletes from playing women's sports
12:39pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans introduce bill to ban transgender girls from girls sports
3:36am
Cap Times. Assembly Republicans push Gov. Evers to reward in-person school

State Agencies

4:38pm
DNR. Conducting Statewide Prescribed Burns 
3:56pm
DOA. 2021 TEACH Grant Awardess Announced. 
2:45pm
DOJ. Kicking Off National Consumer Protection Week, AG Kaul, DATCP Secretary-designee Romanski Remind Wisconsinites of Robocall Rights
11:58am
DATCP. Partners with retailers to prevent scammers collecting gift card payments. 
9:13am
DFI. And BBB Wisconsin warn businesses about misleading solicitations. 
9:12am
DWD. Joint Task Force on Payroll Fraud and Worker Misclassification Submits Annual Report to Governor
9:11am
OCI. Administrative Actions February 2021
9:10am
AG Kaul. And AGs Coalition Support Schools’ Ability to Protect Students from Bullying
3:46am
CSWAB. Opposes Exemptions for Certain PFAS

3:32am
WEAU. Wisconsin to require new, multi-family apartment buildings have fire sprinkler systems

Economy/Business

11:56am
Wisconsin Small Business Development Center. Celebrates #SBDCDay and helping clients secure $28.8 million in COVID-19 relief. 
11:10am
U.S. Rep. Steil. We must work to protect the integrity of our elections, H.R.1 does the opposite. 
9:41am
Wisconsin Restaurant Association. Devastating impact of COVID-19 on Wisconsin restaurants continues. 

9:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Failed Partnerships And Vacant Buildings: Foxconn's Wisconsin Commitment Remains At A Standstill
3:33am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin banks, credit unions both saw double-digit income increase in 2020
3:32am
WBAY. Pandemic’s devastating toll on local tourism industry, one year later.

Coronavirus

4:36pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Encouraged by easing of restrictions, microtuning of orders announced by public health. 
2:35pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Public Health Releases New Measures for Assessing Progress, Order #14
12:51pm
DHS. Select Kroger Stores Take Part in Federal Retail Pharmacy Program

3:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin to Get 47,000 Doses of Newly Approved Vaccine
3:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin teachers receiving vaccines on first day of eligibility feel relief, but others may have weeks to wait
3:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Those With Chronic Health Conditions Feel Ignored By Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Effort
3:31am
Fox 11. Those with chronic conditions not included in new Wisconsin vaccine phase
3:31am
NBC 15. MTI demands teachers move to front of the line for vaccine distribution
3:31am
WISN. First Milwaukee teachers begin getting COVID-19 vaccines
3:30am
WAOW. Despite eligibility, some teachers will continue to wait to be vaccinated

Courts

9:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Heather Downs Russell
9:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Daniel W. Morse. 

Education

2:24pm
Marquette University. Professor receives Department of Energy grant through ASCEND program
12:31pm
UW-Stout. Animation major ready to take on starring academic role
11:57am
Edgewood College. Commits to In-Person, On Campus Classes for Fall 2021
11:15am
Marquette University. Feminist theology professor to deliver annual Theotokos Lecture, March 4
10:36am
UW-Madison. Pharmacy students meet urgent need for vaccinators in Wisconsin

3:36am
WCLO. School District of Beloit to offer in-person learning in April
3:35am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit College lowers COVID-19 risk level as situation improves in Rock County
3:30am
WTMJ. RUSD begins return to in-person classes for students that opt-in

Local

11:55am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Applauds Shorewood Village Board of Trustees for historic, unanimous vote to invest $2.5 million for affordable and equitable housing. 

3:35am
Janesville Gazette. Rock County Court finished 31% fewer criminal cases in 2020
3:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Racine County Visitor's Bureau Suing Mount Pleasant Over Hotel Tax Dollars
3:33am
WKBT. La Crosse elementary school offering bottled water as it awaits well test results

Congress

3:59pm
U.S. Rep. Tiffany. Sends Letter Urging Johnson, Baldwin to Oppose "The American Rescue Act"
3:58pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for Senate Passage of American Rescue Plan to Vaccinate More Wisconsinites and Expand Access to Affordable Health Care During COVID-19 Pandemic
3:55pm
U.S. Rep. Gallaher. Announces Opening of 2021 Congressional Art Competition
3:46am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Presses Capitol Police, Architect of the Capitol, for Information Regarding Capitol Breach

3:33am
The Hill. Republican rips GOP lawmakers for voting by proxy from CPAC

Monday March 1, 2021

Governor

4:30pm
Rep. Swearingen. GOP urges Gov. Evers to prioritize students learning in-person. 
3:58pm
Rep. Callahan. Asks Governor Evers to support in-person schools. 
2:22pm
Various Elected Officials Letter to Gov. Evers regarding education funding. 
12:09pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Public defender bill signed into law. 
12:08pm
State Public Defender. Welcomes staff merit pay.
12:03pm
Gov. Evers. Signs bipartisan bill to fund pay progression for public defenders. 
11:07am
Mayors of Greenfield, Franklin, Oak Creek, West Allis. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding I-94 East-West Corridor.

1:02pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers signs bill to boost merit-based pay raises for state public defenders

Legislative

3:22pm
Sen. Wimberger. Supports extension of Point Beach Nuclear Plant. 
12:10pm
Rep. Hintz. Gov. Evers' Capital Budget includes UW-Oshkosh Clow Phase II renovation. 
9:26am
Wisconsin School Counselor Award. Rep. Beth Meyers - 2021 Jerome Henning Legislator Award. 

4:05am
Racine Journal Times. Neubauer says effort to limit ballot drop boxes is a GOP attempt 'to suppress voter turnout'

State Agencies

2:19pm
DNR. Seeks Public Comments For Proposed Green Tier Contract With The C.A. Lawton Co.
2:03pm
DATCP. 2021-22 Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council applications now available. 
12:27pm
DATCP. 2020 inspections show Wisconsin businesses measure up. 
12:07pm
DNR. Environmental review of the City of Sheboygan project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program. 
9:25am
DFI. Wisconsin's banks report strong year-end 2020 financial performance. 
9:24am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter, March 2021

4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin May Send Voting Deputies Back to Nursing Homes
4:14am
WXPR. Wisconsin Wolf Season Exceeds Quota with 216 Wolves Killed in Less Than Three Days

Economy/Business

3:18pm
Fox Cities Chamber. Announces Werner Electric Supply as Silver-Certified Employee Friendly Workplace. 

1:01pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Survey: Nearly Half Of Wisconsin Manufacturers Say Business Still Down
9:21am
WECC Energy Group. To acquire 90% ownership of Jayhawk Wind Farm
4:08am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee-area manufacturing sector grows, but labor and supply chain challenges remain

Coronavirus

4:37pm
Kewaunee County Public Health. Reviews COVID-19 vaccine waiting list. 
4:29pm
DHS. Wisconsin Anticipates First Shipment of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
12:58pm
DHS. Groups Now Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine
11:04am
DMA. 1 MARCH UPDATE: Wisconsin National Guard continues COVID-19 testing throughout the state

1:02pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Those With Chronic Health Conditions Feel Ignored By Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Effort
4:11am
WAOW. Wisconsin teachers become eligible for COVID-19 vaccine Monday, but many face uncertain wait
4:11am
WTMJ. Over half of Wisconsinites age 65 and up have received vaccines
4:10am
CBS 58. Teachers in Milwaukee, Racine prepare to get COVID-19 vaccine as eligibility opens Monday
4:10am
NBC 26. Wisconsin reports zero COVID-19 deaths, less than 500 tests returned positive
4:09am
WFRV. Winnebago experiences spike in positive youth COVID-19 rates as teacher vaccine rollout nears
4:08am
The Hill. CDC signs off on Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine
4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. More Than Half Of Wisconsinites Age 65 And Over Have Received First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine
4:07am
Marshfield News Herald. 486,000 Wisconsinites have received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine; state reports new 464 cases

Statewide

4:06am
Madison.com. Study shows sharply different sentencing outcomes by race in Kenosha, Racine, Walworth counties

Education

4:37pm
UW-Stevens Point. UW-Eau Claire regional nursing program will move to UW-Steven Point at Marshfield
3:45pm
Marquette University. Announces in-person plans for fall 2021 semester
3:18pm
UW-Green Bay. Receives First-Gen Forward designation
1:06pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. Restaurants today and in the future. 
12:34pm
Madison Teachers Inc. Continue to reopen schools - safely and with vaccines. 
12:06pm
UW-La Crosse. Radiation Therapy Program combines classroom, clinical experiences
12:05pm
UW-Stout. Classical guitarist and specialist on early plucked instruments to speak March 2
11:03am
UW-Madison. Individualized brain cell grafts reverse Parkinson’s symptoms in monkeys
9:30am
UW-Stout. Hospitality programs form alliance with Twin Cities nonprofit to support youth
9:30am
UW-Eau Claire. Nursing alumna recognized for work in public health
9:27am
UW-Green Bay. Three fearless leaders to be recognized with UW-Green Bay Alumni Awards

4:10am
WKOW. Teachers split on in-person learning
4:09am
WBAY. In-person classes start Monday for some students in Green Bay Public School District

Local

4:28pm
City of Madison. Women in Construction Week 2021:
2:04pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Dane County drops most fines against dance studio. 
4:21am
Brown County Taxpayers Association. Recommends Common Council discard proposed intergovernmental agreements with the Oneide Tribe of Indians. 

Congress

3:23pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. Senator Johnson Doubles Down on Hypocritical Opposition to COVID Relief for Wisconsin Families
3:01pm
Protect Our Care Wisconsin. State Treasurer Godlewski, Mayor Cory Mason, and Advocates Urge Senate to Pass American Rescue Plan 
3:00pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports President Biden’s Action to Expand Navigator Funding to Help More Americans Find Quality, Affordable Health Insurance Coverage
10:43am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports New Legislation to Lower Health Care Costs & Expand Access to Insurance for 4 Million More Americans
4:19am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Reintroduces Legislation to Support Women in Trucking
4:19am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on Biden bailout bill. 

4:18am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Votes No on Pelosi’s $1.9 Trillion Payout
4:17am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on Pelosi's Payout
4:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Fraud Overwhelms Pandemic-Related Unemployment Programs

 

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