Tuesday April 25, 2017 - Updated 4:47pm

Governor

1:19pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Applauds WHEDA efforts to combat dairy crisis.
12:47pm
Gov. Walker. Announces changes to guarantee loan program for Wisconsin dairy farmers and milk processors.
11:08am
Gov. Walker. Readout of Governor Walker's calls with President Trump.
8:56am
Gov. Walker. 21 Wisconsin school districts awarded Fab Lab grants.

11:41am
Beloit Daily News. Trump, Walker discuss Wisconsin dairy dispute.

Budget

2:14pm
Transportation Development Association. Economic Forum: Will Wisconsin follow Indiana's lead, or be left behind?
2:08pm
DRIVE Coalition. Recommends "commen sense reforms" for Wisconsin's roads & bridges. Guiding Principles.

4:53am
Cap Times. Scott Walker: No funding boost for schools that don't follow Act 10 health costs requirement.
4:44am
Cap Times. Scott Walker: 'More than enough revenue' to fund transportation without gas tax, fee hikes.

Legislative

4:18pm
Rep. Ballweg. Career and Technical Education Incentive Grant Bill receives public hearing.
3:26pm
Rep. Swearingen. Touts Fab Lab Day in 34th Assembly District.
3:24pm
Beloit Area Community Health Center. Presents Friend of Communithy Health Centers Award to Rep. Loudenbeck.
2:18pm
Xcel Energy. Xcel Energy sells natural area to state. 
2:02pm
Rep. Petryk. Xcel Tyrone property purchase now a reality.
10:07am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Repealing Wisconsin's prevailing wage laws will take money out of people's pockets.
8:42am
WMC. Releases Two-Minute Drill episode opposing "Dark Store" legislation.

10:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP bill would extend deadlines for fixing excessive pollution.
4:55am
Daily Cardinal. As advocates fight permitless firearm bill, Walker signs separate concealed carry legislation.
4:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Budget committee scraps internet privacy plan.
4:46am
La Crosse Tribune. Prevailing wage repeal: Hurting blue-collar wages or saving tax dollars?
4:45am
Beloit Daily New. Committee approves bills to fight homelessness in Wisconsin.
4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. This time lawmakers tell DNR they'll buy recreation land, but only if price comes down.
4:43am
Daily Reporter. Tradesmen, vets weigh in on elimination of prevailing-wage laws.
4:42am
Sheboygan Press. Lawmakers look to help homeless, boost broadband.
4:40am
Fox 11. Woodchuck hunting bill proposal.
4:39am
Fox 6. Critics blast Wisconsin lawmakers for raising their own per diems while considering end to prevailing wage requirements.

State Agencies

3:34pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. State Attorney General Brad Schimel awarded Presidential Citation.
2:03pm
DHS. Honors health care providers with first ever "Big Shot Awards."
11:24am
DATCP. Yard sales: Dangerous items are no bargain at any price.
10:40am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Old World Wisconsin to open weekends in may to start the 2017 season.
10:37am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Black Point Estate & Gardens to open May 6 for the 2017 season.
10:02am
DATCP. Gypsy moth aerial spraying to begin in May.
9:09am
OCI. It's Money Smart Week Wisconsin.

12:53pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DOJ: James O'Keefe's Project Veritas tape did not show election law violations.

Economy/Business

8:44am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Family Dairies USA implements temporary base program: WFU responds.

4:59am
WXOW. La Crescent dairy farm faces uncertain future.
4:58am
WKOW. Deadline for Wisconsin farmers looming, may be forced to dump milk.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's first-quarter home sales highest in at least 12 years.
4:56am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin home sales rise in face of low inventory.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Insurance providers worry about future of ACA cost-sharing payments.

Statewide

4:47pm
DPW. Statement on 5th anniversary of $1 trillion student loan debt.
3:32pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Susan Turney, MD, awarded highest honor.
2:16pm
Wisconsin Women in Government. Announces 2017 Legacy and Rising Star Award recipients.
11:27am
Marshfield Clinic. Now in-network with Cigna throughout Wisconsin.

8:53am
Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association. Denise Thomas appointed as new chairman.

Courts

10:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Seeks volunteers to serve on committees and boards.
9:43am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Files amicus with U.S. Supreme Court in Wisconsin legislative redistricting case.

10:27am
AP. Dozen states, RNC file in Wisconsin redistricting case.
4:51am
U.S. News & World Report. GOP Legislature calls redistricting ruling dangerous.

Education

12:00pm
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor area students and educators on April 30.
11:59am
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor area students and educators on April 29.
11:28am
Marquette University. Sheldon and Marianne Lubar give $5.5 million gift to fund Marquette Law School public policy initiative.
9:46am
UW-Madison. Oberhauser named director of Arboretum.
8:41am
Cap Times. Students seek transparency, influence in UW investments, business dealings.

4:48am
Daily Cardinal. Top-recruited professor rejects UW offer due to state's political climate, policies.
4:41am
WKOW. Digging deeper into Wisconsin's teacher shortage: The test holding some back.

Local

11:26am
Lodge Kohler. Steps from Lambeau Field, a new hotel experience for fans visiting Green Bay on Game Day and during Training Camp.
5:01am
Milwaukee Ald. Perez. Remembering Frank Gonzalez.

4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee sheriff hails DOJ funding threat.

Congress

3:20pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Announces town hall meeting in Neenah.
12:51pm
WISPIRG. WI members of Congress move to dismantle Dodd-Frank, predatory lending protections.
10:29am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls on USDA Secretary Perdue and Trump administration to create a plan for helping Wisconsin dairy farmers.
10:03am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Launches new official website.

1:18pm
Superior Telegram. County fights federal cuts.
10:38am
The Hill. Trump to impose tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber.
4:52am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Johnson, Baldwin vote to confirm Perdue as USDA secretary.
4:42am
WAOW. Baldwin encourages Perdue to visit Wisconsin dairy farmers.
4:40am
WQOW. Trump threatens tariff on Canadian lumber.

Politics

12:13pm
DPW. Shot/Chaser: President Trump agrees with Sen. Baldwin on another major policy issue.

Monday April 24, 2017

Governor

12:03pm
Rep. Rob Brooks. Multi-jurisdictional health department bill signed into law.
10:46am
Gov. Walker. Signs two bills into law.

11:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker approves five-year concealed carry permits.
4:51am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Walker welcomes help from feds on Canadian dairy dispute.

Budget

4:03pm
Racine Journal Times. RAMAC: 'Finish the job' on I-94 reconstruction.
1:01pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker backs using general fund taxes for roads.
12:39pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker open to shifting more money to solve road woes.
12:38pm
WKOW. Walker says he has no interest in transportation fee increase, but won't promise veto.
11:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker says he has 'no interest' in higher vehicle fees.
10:51am
Daily Cardinal. Fate of 5 percent cut in doubt.
4:59am
Cap Times. Budget committee will likely back Scott Walker's K-12 aid increase, co-chairs say.
4:55am
Eagle Herald. Joint Committee on Finance holds hearing in Marinette.
4:53am
Cap Times. Joint Finance co-chair: Lawmakers should be open to ending UW System tuition freeze.

Legislative

5:04pm
Rep. Ballweg. National Prescription Drug Take Back day.
3:42pm
Sen. Marklein. Takes a stand and votes "No" on Stewardship purchase. 
3:37pm
AFP-Wisconsin. Encourages legislature to pass prevailing wage reform. 
2:18pm
Rep. Steineke. Manitowoc teenager serving homeless community to be recognized as WI Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
2:17pm
Rep. Steineke. Milwaukee teen fighting poverty and gun violence to be recognized as WI Assembly "Hometown Hero."
1:24pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Announces location change for Neenah budget listening session.
1:06pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: Violent crime survivor Christina Traub "I was not the first victim of a crime, and I will not be the last."
12:33pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Turkey donation law to begin in Jefferson County.
12:31pm
Milwaukee Building Trades Council. Contruction workers to Republicans: "Cut your own wages."
10:50am
Concerned Veterans for America. Urges WI Legislature to fast track prevailing wage repeal.
9:57am
Rep. Summerfield. Releases Spring Survey.
5:23am
ETF. Proposal to increase WRS minimum retirement age, change benefit formula.
5:20am
Rep. Shankland. Introduces bills in celebration of Earth Day.

1:00pm
Janesville Gazette. Proposal would allow homemade baked goods sales in Wisconsin.
12:34pm
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Democrats announce new gun safety coalition.
11:31am
Beloit Daily News. Bill would eliminate last of Wisconsin's prevailing wage.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal to institute work requirements for housing vouchers advances.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Pass bills for homeless, then do more.

State Agencies

4:15pm
DATCP. Coments open on Nimitz use on carrots.
12:24pm
Clean Wisconsin. State gives green light to billion-gallon groundwater giveaway.
11:07am
PSC. April is National Safe Digging Month.

9:16am
Appleton Post-Crescent. New exhibit on display at Wisconsin Veterans Museum.
5:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. State OKs pumping of 1 billion gallons from vulnerable aquifers.

Economy/Business

9:58am
WRA. Record first quarter for Wisconsin home sales.

12:56pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin 15th in manufacturing job growth, 38th overall.
10:02am
Cap Times. 'Delicate' dairy dispute with Candad threatens Wisconsin farmers.
5:42am
WEAU. Wisconsin continues to lose farmland.
5:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Sand, golf and hopes for an economic boom in Central Wisconsin.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Company won't replace only fuel pipeline to Green Bay.

Statewide

5:03pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Madison psychiatrist chosen as president-elect.
5:02pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Noel Deep, MD, inaugurated president.
1:12pm
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Medicaid supports Wisconsin's schools and children.
10:48am
Wisconsin Coalition for Gun Safety. Announcing formation of statewide advocacy group.
5:21am
DPW. Celebrates 46th anniversary of Earth Day.

Courts

5:50am
The Hill. Trump eyeing second Supreme Court seat.
5:18am
Racine Journal Times. Ho-Chunk: Casino lawsuit is damaging inter-tribal relations.
5:10am
U.S. News. & World Report. Wisconsin tribes clash in casino expansion fight.

Education

3:35pm
UW Rock County. Spring 2017 Rock Stars Undergraduate Research Symposium scheduled. 
3:21pm
DPI. Wisconsin has 15 Presidential scholar semifinalists. 
2:25pm
UW-Madison. Advances breathe new life into Madison infection-detection company.
11:16am
UW-Platteville. Students showcase work in an evening of one-act plays.

4:49am
La Crosse Tribune. Errors make federal education data hard to use.

Local

3:31pm
Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force. Statement on inquest into death of Terrill Thomas at Milwaukee County jail. 
12:00pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. What in the world is going on?
11:40am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County reaches agreement to permanently protect 130 acres along Yahara River, aid county led work to clean lakes.
11:17am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Issues statement on county's 'safe place' designation.
5:19am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 12 arrests.

5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee's March for Science fills downtown streets. Badger Herald.
5:04am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin Center District to study feasibility of larger convention center.

Congress

1:26pm
One Wisconsin Now. Brad Schimel sides with Trump University over student loan borrowers.
12:37pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces support for Agriculture Secretary nominee Sonny Perdue, pushes Trump administration to act on restrictive Canadian trade barriers.
5:22am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson joins DHS Sec. Kelly and AG Sessions at the border in San Diego.

10:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Duffy joins Trump supporters at northwestern Wisconsin rally.
5:08am
CBS News. Paul Ryan: Avoiding shutdown is GOP priority, not health care vote.
5:07am
The Hill. Ryan: Russian meddling probes can help U.S. allies.
4:56am
Sauk Prairie Eagle. Sauk students learn government from authoritative source Johnson.
4:56am
CBS News. "Enough is enough": Sessions slams sanctuary cities during border trip.
4:54am
Beloit Daily News. House representatives gather at Blackhawk.
4:53am
Racine Journal Times. Sen. Baldwin praises tiny house village for homeless veterans.

Politics

3:27pm
DPW. Wisconsin Republicans limp through congressional recess. 
2:19pm
DPW. Nebraska & Wisconsin Dems slam Gov. Scott Walker's visit to Omaha.
11:24am
DPW. ICYMI: National energy palpable among Wisconsin progressives, ready to win in 2018.
5:34am
RPW. ICYMI: Republican Party of Wisconsin accuses Democrat Andy Gronik of campaign violation.

10:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vinehout still mulling 2018 run for governor. 
5:00am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Wisconsin Democrats see new energy, challenges.
4:58am
WKOW. Top Democrats aren't stepping forward to challenge Gov. Walker in 2018.
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump's 'Buy America' stance aligns him with top GOP target Tammy Baldwin.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Late absentee ballots more than doubled after deadline moved up.
4:50am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Pocan nixes running for governor.

Friday April 21, 2017

Governor

12:39pm
Gov. Walker. Speaks with students and teachers at North Lakeland Elementary School to promote proposed $649 million increase for all K-12 schools.

5:50am
WKOW. Gov. Walker dismisses penalizing school districts that raise money via referendum.
5:07am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker announces Wisconsin to receive $7.6M to combat opioid epidemic.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker open to changes to private school tuition tax benefit.

Budget

3:11pm
Gov. Walker. Promotes proposed $649 million increase for Wisconsin K-12 schools at Freedom Middle and High School.
12:15pm
Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce. Racine business community calls for the completion of I-94 North-South.
10:12am
Gov. Walker. Visits Abbotsford Elementary and High School to highlight proposed $649 million increase for Wisconsin K-12 schools.
5:43am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Ag groups voice support for Farm to School program. Letter.

2:43pm
Cap Times. 'Everything is on the table' for Wisconsin transportation funding, Joint Finance co-chairs say.
10:29am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republicans trade Bernie Sanders jabs in spat over UW tuition proposal.
5:46am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Ag coalition fighting to reinstate funding for 'Farm to School.'
5:10am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Walker 'optimistic' about budget, future of state.
5:08am
WKOW. Walker won't rule out raising fees to boost state transportation budget.

Legislative

11:17am
Rep. Taylor. To propose lead safety measures to protect Wisconsin children.
10:26am
Sens. Testin, Ringhand; Reps. Goyke, Ed Brooks. Column: An introduction to the Wisconsin Veterans Farm Bill of 2017.
10:24am
Sen. Erpenbach. Almost Sunrise screened at Wisconsin State Capitol.
5:44am
Sen. Larson; Reps. Stuck, Brostoff. Hold Save Our Water listening session.

5:16am
Beloit Daily News. Legislative committees to vote on robot delivery bill.
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers reintroduce proposal to limit agencies' regulatory power.
4:59am
Janesville Gazette. Lawmakers resurrect woodchuck hunting bill.
4:56am
Racine Journal Times. Bill could help residents pay for lead pipe removal.
4:54am
Beloit Daily News. State lawmaker: Canada doesn't grasp urgency of milk crisis.

State Agencies

3:23pm
SWIB. Beats investing benchmarks: Announces incentive compensation awards paid for $1.2 billion above market returns.
2:38pm
DOR. Collections, March FY2017
1:52pm
DOA. Statement on West Shore Pipeline's decision not to rebuild.
12:40pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, April 24-30.
12:17pm
RPW. Files complaint against candidate for governor's secret political activity.

3:12pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin pension fund managers get $14 million in bonuses.
3:09pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State investment board staff to reap record bonus total.
2:46pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin prepares education plan under lawsuit threat.
4:55am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Counties with most untested rape kits get grants.

Economy/Business

1:50pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin ranks 15th in nation in manufacturing growth rate year-over-year, outpacing all neighboring states.

2:48pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin unemployment rate drops to 16-year low.
5:45am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Another month, another increase in state milk production.
5:39am
WAOW. Central Wisconsin businesses face worker shortage.
5:11am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin unemployment rate down to 3.4 percent.

Environment/Outdoors

5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New clues to how chronic wasting disease spreads in Wisconsin.

Statewide

12:42pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Dairy setting up to be contentious issue in future trade talks.
12:13pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's massive milk operations, local residents collide.
5:30am
USA Today. Recycling is in trouble and you may be part of the problem.

Courts

2:54pm
Hollywood Reporter. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, sued for requiring permits on augmented reality games.
5:17am
New York Times. 'Pivotal moment' for Democrats? Gerrymandering heads to the Supreme Court.
5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Supreme Court justices let down Wisconsin citizens.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Supreme Court: Judges can hear cases involving top campaign donors.

Education

3:01pm
UW-Rock County. Celebrates 50 years with open house.
1:57pm
UW-Platteville. Student teachers gain experience in culturally diverse setting.
1:48pm
UW-Rock County. Band presents "50th Anniversary Gala."
12:16pm
UW-Madison. Festival to celebrate 90 years of dance April 26-30.
12:09pm
UW-Rock County. Jones and Weisgerber receive Kaplan Award honors.

5:10am
WEAU. University rolls out plan to invest in faculty and staff.

Local

4:40pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
4:39pm
Milwaukee Common Council President Hamilton. To take part in gun safety panel discussion on April 24.
3:56pm
Voces de la Frontera. Trump administration issues unconstitutional threat to Milwaukee County over pro-immigrant stance.
3:10pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Dunn County joins call for fair maps.
11:16am
Local Government Institute of Wisconsin. Nine Wisconsin communities eligible for future focused grants.

3:13pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County gets letter warning of potential DOJ funding loss.
5:48am
Cap Times. Verona and its high school reap the benefits of closing Epic Systems tax district.
5:04am
CBS 58. 13 Milwaukee aldermen ask police department to review pursuit policy.
5:03am
Racine Journal Times. Waukesha diversion appeal denied. Milwaukee Biz Times.
4:57am
Marshfield News-Herald. Marshfield officials spent $11,000 on trip.
4:56am
Wausau Daily Herald. Trump's block grant cuts could hit Wausau.

Congress

5:13am
The Hill. ObamaCare replacement deal hits major speed bumps.
5:12am
Reuters. U.S. House Speaker Ryan sees long battle over tax reform.
5:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mark Pocan: Democrats must refocus on 'kitchen table' issues.

Politics

12:18pm
RPW. Senator Tammy Baldwin's dark money hypocrisy.
11:14am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: With unemployment at 3.4 percent, Gov. Walker has Wisconsin headed in the right direction.

Thursday April 20, 2017

Governor

4:53pm
Gov. Walker. Protecting Wisocnsin's most vulnerable: Governor Walker's budget proposal eliminates children's long-term supports waiting list.
4:19pm
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin awarded nearly $8 million to combat the opioid epidemic.
10:57am
IAEI Wisconsin. Calls Gov. Walker's Building Safety Month proclamation "embarrassing" as state agency recommends stopping expansion of fire prevention devices in new home building.
10:51am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Putting Wisconsin taxpayers first.

Budget

3:05pm
Sen. Nass. Nygren accuses tuition cut supporters of being Bernie Sanders-like.
2:20pm
Gov. Walker. Visits students and teachers at Pecatonica High School to promote his proposed $649 million increase for all K-12 schools.
1:23pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: State budget: Start with what's real.
11:47am
Siren School Board Vice President Pettis. Joint Finance budget testimony on Impact Aid. Congressional Letter. WASB Email.
11:38am
UW-River Falls. Testimony presented at state budget hearing in Ellsworth.
9:59am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. ICYMI: County Executives Abele, Streckenbach ask state to restore funding for dementia care specialists.
9:40am
Sen. Nass. Assembly GOP message: Raise the gas tax and kill the tuition freeze/cut; Nass: Middle class families being forgotten again.

2:18pm
Janesville Gazette. Nygren accuses fellow Republican of 'bloviating.'
5:20am
WEAU. Local ADRC concerned specialist position not funded through state budget.
5:04am
WQOW. School funding takes center stage at JFC budget hearing in Ellsworth.
4:57am
Racine Journal Times. Lawmakers open to ending University of Wisconsin tuition freeze as cut faces opposition.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. County conservationists ask Joint Finance Committee to restore their funding.

Legislative

4:08pm
Rep. Subeck. Statement on AB 234, AB 235, AB 236, and AB 237.
3:50pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. State lawmakers launch dialogue with Canada on dairy trade.
3:27pm
Greater Green Bay Chamber. Supports Representative Steffen's proposal to relocate Green Bay Correctional Institution.
3:19pm
Rep. Snyder. Homelessness bill passes Assembly committee.
3:15pm
Reps. Subeck, Zamarripa, Brostoff. Propose bill to ensure all Wisconsinites can participate in the legislative process.
2:48pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Attorneys testify on DPI/ESSA oversight bill.
12:45pm
Sen. Shilling. Letter regarding Jeralyn Wendelberger appointment to Ethics Commission.
11:39am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Sanfelippo receives WHA 2017 Health Care Advocate Award.
11:32am
Rep. Kremer. Introduces "Rural Fire & EMS Reforms" package.
10:02am
Sen. Bewley. Weekly Democratic radio address: Drain the Special Insterest Swap in Madison, Not Our Lakes, Rivers and Streams.
9:16am
Reps. Stuck, Horlacher. Introduce bi-partisan job access loan reform legislation.

2:08pm
Daily Reporter. Prevailing-wage repeal to get hearing Monday.
11:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin bills with harsher carjacking penalties up for vote Thursday.
9:22am
USA Today. Lawmakers unveil Wisconsin Farm Veterans bill.
5:16am
WBAY. Kewaunee County eyes new prison proposal.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin bill would block abortion coverage for government workers.
4:51am
Cap Times. Wisconsin lawmakers clash over proposal to block state health plans from covering abortions.
4:48am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin lawmakers revive 'Move to Amend.'

State Agencies

1:16pm
WEDC. And UW-Stout to launch statewide online tool to promote collaboration among public school fab labs.
11:57am
DFI. State regulators issue cease-and-desist orders to subsidiaries of Ocwen Financial Corp.
11:00am
DOT. Drivers asked to be watchful for Adopt-a-Highway crews.

12:39pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Setting a water pollution budget for 3 troubled Wisconsin counties.
4:50am
Sheboygan Press. DNR seeks more information from Kohler Co.

Economy/Business

1:14pm
WMC. New jobs numbers show Wisconsin is moving forward.
12:26pm
Gov. Walker. Working and winning for Wisconsin: Unemployment drops to 3.4%, the lowest since April 2000.
12:25pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin unemployment rate drops to 3.4% in March, lowest since April 2000.

5:35am
Fox 6. Dairy dispute: Wisconsin farmers thankful, still nervous after President Trump takes their side.
5:19am
WAOW. Central Wisconsin dairy farmer calling it quits amidst dairy decline.
5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Trump's H-1B executive order highlights Wisconsin tech worker shortage.
4:53am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Study: Manufacturing tax credit added 21,000 jobs.
4:49am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Oshkosh gets $258 million in U.S. Army orders.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dairy experts: Trump's promised trade changes may not come soon enough.
4:43am
Janesville Gazette. Law change could boost little-used state crowdfunding laws.

Statewide

11:33am
MacIver Institute. Announces the hiring of Matt Kittle.
11:33am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin receives WHA 2017 Advocacy All-Star Award.
10:59am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Dentists privately donate $9.6 million annually in charitable care.
10:58am
Xcel Energy. Be prepared, stay informed before, during, and after severe weather incidents.
9:27am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Gary F. Lemberger.

Courts

3:06pm
Rep. Taylor. Another strike against an independent judiciary.
3:04pm
Ho-Chunk Nation. Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe's frivolous lawsuit. Letter.
1:58pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Hack job at high court in Wisconsin on recusal petition.
12:31pm
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Supreme Court decision on recusal rule change is an insult.
12:30pm
DPW. Conservatives on the Wisconsin Supreme Court kill common-sense reform on recusal rules.
10:55am
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin State Supreme Court conservatives reject petition to reform rules on judicial recusal.
9:11am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. ACLU seeks preliminary injunction in Lincoln Hills suit.

1:48pm
Beloit Daily News. Ohio butter-maker sues Wisconsin over enforcement of law.
12:34pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Supreme Court tosses out recusal petition.
11:54am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects campaign donor recusal rules.
5:01am
Cap Times. What's at the center of the Wisconsin Supreme Court recusal rule debate?
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Stockbridge-Munsee tribe sues Wisconsin over Ho-Chunk casino expansion.
4:42am
Beloit Daily News. Groups want Wisconsin to end solitary confinement of youth.

Education

3:18pm
Wisconsin Technical College System. Students named tech college ambassadors.
9:19am
UW-Madison. Aldo Leopold's words once again broadcast to the state.

2:04pm
Cap Times. UW relies on the skilled worker visas scrutinized under Trump executive order.

Local

1:50pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Regional Airport eyed for massive new solar development.
12:32pm
Milwaukee Riverkeeper. And MMSD launch Adopt-a-River Program on Earth Day.
11:37am
Citizens for Responsible Zoning and Landowner Rights. Great Lakes states kept in the dark about Lake Michigan sanctuary.
11:31am
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. Supervisors urge young women of color to pursue STEM careers.
11:30am
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. Supervisors take action on child abuse and neglect.
10:53am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Thirteen Council members demand action from MPD, FPC.
9:18am
City of Madison. Public health reminds older adults to get needed immunizations.

2:08pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Consequences coming for Greenville fiasco.
4:55am
WXOW. Forum focuses on redrawing legislative districts.
4:54am
WTMJ. Bucks paying stipends for student construction training.
4:45am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Dunn board calls for redistricting by nonpartisan panel.

Congress

1:20pm
DPW. ICYMI: Tammy Baldwin gains support of President Trump for her #BuyAmerica leigislation.
1:12pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Applauds over $7.5 million federal investment for Wisconsin to address opioid epidemic.

5:06am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Detached from his district.
5:06am
The Hill. Ryan: GOP putting 'finishing touches' on healthcare bill.
5:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Donald Trump in Wisconsin: I support Tammy Baldwin 'Buy America' bill.
4:58am
WIZM. La Crosse could lose Amtrak under new Trump budget.
4:50am
Daily Reporter. AP explains: How Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out.
4:44am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Rep. Duffy meets with constituents.

Politics

2:53pm
RPW. What they're saying: Wisconsin Democrats are in disarray.
2:25pm
DPW. Shot/Chaser: Janesville globetrotter Speaker Paul Ryan heads to Georgia.

5:05am
WTMJ. Gov. Scott Walker: 'Why wouldn't I run' for third term.

Wednesday April 19, 2017

Governor

1:33pm
Gov. Walker. Joins state leaders in awarding Fab Labs grants throughout Wisconsin. 

Budget

11:38am
Transportation Development Association. Limiting the state's investment in highway improvment projects to the amount necessary for federal match would result in cascading project delays.

Legislative

4:32pm
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Assembly Health Committee advances bill ending abortion coverage.
3:34pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Why we need a statewide referendum to help overturn Citizens United.
3:27pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. State GOP leaders continue long history of restricting & regulating care.
1:37pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on REINS proposal. 
12:29pm
Wisconsin United to Amend. Citizens United advisory referendum introduced.
12:26pm
Rep. Subeck. And Senator Hansen introduce proposal to let Wisconsin vote on big money in politics. LRB-0176,
12:25pm
Sen. Hansen. Introduces resolution to give people a voice on overturning Citizens United decision.
11:54am
ETF. Letter in response to LAB audit
10:43am
MacIver Institute. Applauds introduction of minimum markup bill.
9:32am
LAB. Report: 17-7: Department of Employee Trust Funds. Briefing Sheet.
9:30am
Rep. Considine. Column: Show your support for the environment this Earth Day.
9:26am
CROWE. The impact of the Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit in Wisconsin report released.
5:31am
Rep. Allen. Calling for better cell tower regulation.

11:39am
Farm Report with Pam Jahnke. "The Wisconsin Veterans Farm Bill of 2017."
10:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Bill to limit recounts in Wisconsin moving quickly.
10:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Rural county that favored Trump and Walker demands end to gerrymandering of voting districts.
10:08am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin lawmakers consider bill banning abortions.
10:04am
Daily Reporter. Study says tax credit has spurred manufacturing job growth.
5:12am
WJFW. Beekeepers struggle to keep hives alive, new bill could help with costs.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Homeless advocates to Wisconsin lawmakers: 'We don't really even have a plan.'
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers consider legalizing delivery drones in Wisconsin.
4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Speakers support GOP homelessness bills at hearing.
4:45am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin housing groups applaud homelessness proposals.

State Agencies

4:48pm
DATCP. Tickets available for 70th Alice in Dairyland finals.
4:46pm
WDVA. Hosts resource fairs for incarcerated veterans.
3:28pm
DATCP. Brancel: Here's how Wisconsin residents can help our dairy farmers during the current crisis.
3:14pm
DWD. UI Trust Fund projected to exceed $1.2 billion on key date, potentially reducing UI taxes for employers for third straight year.
1:46pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Lottery celebrates Powerball turning 25. 
1:44pm
National Endowment for the Arts. Latest Economic Data tracks arts and cultural jobs per state. 
1:32pm
AG Schimel. To award $920,000 to sexual assault survivor support services. 
12:27pm
One Wisconsin Now. Walker administration admits no records for tax break jobs claim.
11:20am
DNR. Champions of city trees from throughout Wisconsin lauded for outstanding community service.
9:55am
WEDC. Duratech Industries to expand manufacturing facility in La Crosse.
9:54am
PSC. Launches re-designed website.
9:37am
DHS. Rewarding work: DHS releases Governor Walker's plan to reform health care benefit for childless adults.
5:30am
DNR. Online chat will dive into waterway and wetland regulations.

10:10am
Chippewa Herald. DNR secretary defends agency's action on CWD.

Economy/Business

11:35am
American Wind Energy Association. Wind adds jobs over 9 times faster than the overall economy.
11:35am
Xcel Energy. Racognized for lasting wind leadership.

5:13am
WXOW. Residents voice concerns over proposed frac sand facilities.
4:58am
Jackson County Chronicle. Analyzing the economic benefits of sand mines versus the social costs.

Courts

3:25pm
ACLU-WI.  Preliminary injunction filed in Lincoln Hills case.
11:25am
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin citizens and judicial watchdogs support reform of state court rules on judicial recusal.
10:13am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. C.G.B.
10:12am
District II Court of Appeals. The Stimac Family Trust v. Wisconsin Power and Light Company.

10:33am
AP. Tribe asks judge to halt Ho-Chunk casino expansion.

Education

4:47pm
UW-Madison. Natural experiment, dogged investigation, yield clue to devastating neurological disease.
3:07pm
UW-Stout. Chancellor, provost advocate for faculty, staff pay increases.
1:48pm
Marquette University. Dominican sister who serves Haiti's poor will deliver Commencement address. 
12:30pm
UW-Madison. Marriage made in heaven: Digital inhaler add-on offers slick aid to asthma care.
10:21am
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor area students and educators on April 23.
10:02am
UW-River Falls. Brazilian-American musician and composer Jovino Santos Neto is artist-in-residence, concerts April 20-22.
9:56am
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor area students and educators on April 22.
9:27am
Marquette University. 27th annual Hunger Cleanup is Saturday.

11:57am
Janesville Gazette. UW-Whitewater Foundation in compliance with rules, officials say.

Local

3:59pm
Madison Area Sports Commission. Welcomes new board members.
10:34am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. A bad day that worsened by the hour.

4:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Town of Middleton overwhelmingly votes to stay in Dane County zoning, Westport to leave.
4:42am
Cap Times. Dane County estimates towns opting out of zoning will take on 'significant' costs.

Congress

1:49pm
Citizen Action of WI. Rep. Duffy outburst reveals why conservative politicians can never guarantee affordable health care. 

5:15am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Trump responds to Canadian milk issue during Wisconsin trip.
5:12am
WKOW. Local farmers bittersweet about new deal as President Trump promises a solution.
5:11am
Reuters. Trump vows to back U.S. dairy farmers in Canada trade spat.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican Sean Duffy faces health care questions at town hall.
4:58am
RiverTowns. Prescott students press the issues with U.S. Sen. Johnson.
4:56am
U.S. News & World Report. In Wisconsin, Trump turns back the clock.
4:55am
New York Times. Trump signs order that could lead to curbs on foreign workers.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. These Milwaukee firms use H-1B visa program targeted by Trump's executive order.
4:52am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Snap-on CEO: Trump visit is about the American worker.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. President Donald Trump touts manufacturing, promises help for Wisconsin dairy farmers at Snap-on in Kenosha.
4:44am
Beloit Daily News. Protesters in Wisconsin urge Trump to release tax returns.
4:41am
Racine Journal Times. Trump's order affects state, UW has 386 employees on H-1B visas.

Politics

5:06pm
DPW. President Trump announces support for Tammy Baldwin's #BuyAmerica legislation.
4:44pm
RPW. Wannabe candidate for governor tests waters with "Wisconsinians."
11:40am
RPW. Senator Tammy Baldwin's hypocrisy on helping veterans.
5:29am
Ryan for Congress. Statement on Georgia's special election.
5:25am
RPW. Republicans working to shake up the Washington status quo.

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Governor

10:32am
Gov. Walker. Urges President Trump to address Canada's dairy trade restrictions.

11:53am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin, New York governors ask Trump for help on milk.
4:51am
Cap Times. Scott Walker's UW regents picks stress affordability.

Budget

10:33am
LFB. Building Commission's recommendations for the 2017-19 building program.

4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker signs into law bill banning required labor agreements.
4:47am
Racine Journal Times. Residents weigh in on state issues at listening sessions.

Legislative

4:21pm
Sen. Vukmir, Rep. Ott. On tax day, author bill to allow consumers to stretch dollars further.
12:57pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Announces revised in-district budget listening session schedule.
12:19pm
League of Conservation Voters. Fight for lead-free water intensifies.
11:48am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Announces budget listening sessions.
10:17am
Sen. Hansen, Rep. Crowley. Call for public hearing on bill requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns.
10:15am
Rep. Taylor, Sen. Risser. Reschedule April 25th budget listening session to May 3rd.
10:13am
Rep. Zimmerman. Releases first 'Zimmerman Connect' survey.
9:48am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Releases digital ad promoting REINS Act.

12:51pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin's business lobby fights bill to remove lead from drinking water.
12:20pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers consider bills on housing for homeless, drug testing for public housing.
11:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Lawmakers push bill authorizing robot deliveries.
4:56am
Racine Journal Times. Walker signs CBD oil bill, but more work needed, advocates say.
4:55am
Greenfield-West Allis Now. Legislators' crime bills try to keep West Allis safe.
4:49am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Replacement proposed for aging prison. Wisconsin Public Radio. Fox 11.
4:41am
Daily Cardinal. Panel explores ways lawmakers, researchers can collaborate on policy aims.
4:38am
WISC. Concerns remain about getting marijuana oil after bill signed.
4:37am
WFRV. Local lawmaker draws attention to WI tax code.
4:35am
WQOW. State lawmakers disagree on potential convention to amend the U.S. Constitution.

State Agencies

3:46pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Nearly $27.7 million for community projects.
2:54pm
Survival Coalition, Rehabilitation for Wisconsin in Action, The Arc, Wisconsin APSE. Support DHS new Guiding Principles for Competitive Integrated Employment.
1:35pm
DATCP. Brancel hopes all farmers sign up for the census.
1:18pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:06pm
DATCP. Veterinarians sought to submit applications for loan repayment program grants for service in 7 shortage areas of Wisconsin.
11:23am
WEDC. YPWeek Wisconsin initiative aims to attract, retain young professionals.
9:55am
DATCP/DWD. Student job seekers run risk of getting schooled by scammers.

4:52am
Cap Times. Critics: Scott Walker's plan to drug test Medicaid applicants would backfire.

Economy/Business

9:51am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Twenty-four entries advance to second phase in 'Wisconsin YES!' youth biz plan contest.

5:14am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Trump spurs small business optimism in Milwaukee.
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Most farmers dropped by Grassland still without milk buyer.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Builders face skilled labor shortage as new home construction rises.
4:40am
WKOW. Central Wisconsin cheese company helping dairy farmers looking to sell milk.

Statewide

4:46am
La Crosse Tribune. State police association releases annual survey results.

Courts

3:53pm
AG Schimel. And 14-state coalition defend executive order to ease overregulation.
11:55am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. New allegations of abuse at state juvie prisons.
9:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Donna Brenner v. Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company.

10:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNR settles suit by agreeing to move toward lake pollution limit.

Education

3:47pm
UW-Stout. Computer networking students take fourth straight title.
1:00pm
Wisconsin State High School Clay Target League. Over 1,400 students participating in 2017 season.
10:14am
UW-Madison. Study finds amoeba "grazing," killing bacteria usually protected by film.
10:10am
Wisconsin Technical College System. Great Lakes awards $1.3 million Student Success Center grant to WTCS.
10:07am
Marquette University. Scientists discover new insights into the eaerly stages of neurodegenerative diseases.
5:18am
UW-Platteville. Wilson named interim provost, vice chancellor.

5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump's travel ban is on the back burner in courts, but it's still front burner for universities.

Local

11:11am
City of Sun Prairie. Kicks off Central Main Street Corridor Development Study. Flyer.

5:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Carfentanil, 10,000 times more powerful than morphine, kills homeless man in Milwaukee.
4:37am
WBAY. Opponents of Back 40 mine ask Menominee City Council for support.

Congress

4:29pm
Rep. Kerkman. On President Trump's visit to Kenosha.
3:48pm
WMC. President Trump's H-1B reform a step in right direction.
2:56pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Trump's Kenosha visit and Buy America Executive Order.
12:04pm
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin Republicans standing with Trump on state visit also standing against student loan borrowers.
11:33am
Sen. Shilling. Presidential visit highlights Wisconsin economic challenges.
9:49am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Obamacare is failing Wisconsin.
9:38am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Trump's visit to Wisconsin.
5:20am
DPW. Manafort pushes Chinese billionaire steel, Trump feigns Buy America support.

10:24am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Democrat accuses Trump of 'empty promises.'
4:59am
WUWM. Wisconsin business and labor leaders looking to Trump to aid manufacturing sector.
4:58am
Chippewa Herald. Snap-on says Trump visit will promote manufacturing.
4:44am
Beloit Daily News. Trump order would target high skilled worker visa program. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Politics

4:30pm
DPW. Launches ads calling on President Trump to put Wisconsin workers first.
4:18pm
DPW. WI GOP picks Kremlin over the heartland.
11:09am
RPW. Another top Democrat takes a pass on run for governor. 
10:19am
RPW. Republicans in Wisconsin work to return authority to taxpayers across the state.

11:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Joe Parisi: The right person with the right message can beat Scott Walker. 
9:40am
Cap Times. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi rules out running for governor.

Monday April 17, 2017

Governor

4:39pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds Governor Walker for signing Project Labor Agreement neutrality bill.
4:25pm
WMC. Applauds Gov. Walker for signing PLA neutrality bill.
3:50pm
Rep. Hutton. Statement on signing of the Project Labor Agreement bill.
2:49pm
Gov. Walker. Signs legislation allowing Wisconsinites to use Cannabidiol Oil to treat medical conditions.
2:03pm
Sen. Vukmir. PLA neutrality bill signed into law.
1:15pm
Gov. Walker. Signs Project Labor Agreement legislation into law.
12:47pm
Rep. Steineke. Lauds signing of Project Labor Agreement freedom.
10:18am
Gov. Walker. Visits Fennimore Elementary School to highlight historic K-12 investments included in budget proposal.

1:45pm
Marshfield News-Herald. Gov. Scott Walker signs law ending union mandate on taxpayer funded building projects.
1:26pm
WEAU. Walker signs into law bill banning required labor agreements.
5:10am
Racine Journal Times. Governor to visit Burlington for CBD oil bill signing.
5:10am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker to sign bill on local governments' labor agreements.

Budget

11:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State budget proposal includes flexible fee option for state parks.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bumpy ride: an endless quest to fix local roads in Wisconsin.
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System president wants Board of Regents to set performance standards.

Legislative

4:59pm
Sen. Miller. Column: Waters of Wisconsin and high capacity wells.
3:53pm
Assembly Committee on Urban Revitalization. Announces public hearings in Oshkosh.
3:03pm
Rep. Weatherston, Sen. Wanggaard. Announce joint town halls.
11:47am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: April 17, 2017.
11:16am
Rep. Hebl. Earth Day reminds us to protect Wisconsin's environment.

2:59pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrat criticizes GOP bill package to address homelessness.
5:51am
Fox 11. Allouez residents talk about state representative's push to relocate prison.
5:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Call off the constitutional convention.
4:59am
Reedsburg Times-Press. Brooks authors veterans farm bill.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP lawmakers take aim at mounting school referendums.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Stroebel is again attacking local government.

State Agencies

2:53pm
OCI. Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week.
2:29pm
DNR. Online chat will explore citizen-based resource monitoring.
1:29pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Public health experts challenge Gov. Walker's forced drug testing for BadgerCare.
12:03pm
DHS. Section 115 demonstration waiver - BadgerCare reform.
11:52am
DATCP. Nominess announced for Milk Marketing Board election.
11:15am
DOR Sec. Chandler. Wisconsin's tax climate has improved dramatically.
10:20am
DOR. Tax deadline is tomorrow.

2:31pm
Fox 6. Summary of Gov. Scott Walker's proposals to limit Medicaid released.
1:51pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin seeks to drug test some Medicaid enrollees.
5:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin ag officials hope for stronger ties with Mexico.
5:00am
Wisconsin Watch. Wisconsin prison officials quietly changed mental health status of inmates in solitary, psychologist says.
4:52am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Editorial: Schimel must act on untested rape kits.

Economy/Business

3:05pm
DATCP. Brancel applauds processors adding dairy farmers.
1:12pm
Bunker Labs. To host Muster Across Wisconsin event in La Crosse.
12:28pm
WMC. President/CEO: Wisconsin should target Illinois workers.
5:19am
WEDA. Applications now being accepted for Community and Economic Development Awards.

5:13am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Brancel rebuts Canada's 'blame' comments over milk tussle.
4:56am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wisconsin dairy farmers caught in Canada trade flap scramble for answers.

Environment/Outdoors

12:46pm
Sierra Club. Conservation Congress results show Wisconsinites support protecting air, water, natural places.

Statewide

5:17am
WHEIA. Future of hunter education main topic at annual conference.

Education

3:55pm
UW-Stout. Workshop helps regional businesses bridge generations.
3:54pm
MPS. State honors 16 schools.
11:20am
Marquette University. To honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 27-29.
10:20am
UW-Madison. Genetics and stress interact to shape human health and well-being.

11:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. As state's 'Charter Czar' finishes first year, independent charter school for Madison still long way off.
5:07am
WBAY. Budget reduction causes delay in class sign-up.

Local

10:19am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 6 arrests.

10:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Mayor Barrett: Support homeownership; keep deduction for local taxes.
5:15am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wood Co. Farm Tech Committee raising funds for 2018 show.
5:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee looks at how to protect more than 1,400 city employees.
5:04am
Washington Post. Janesville: An American story.

Congress

12:37pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan group urging continued broadband deployment in rural communities.
10:16am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Visits the United Kingdom, Norway, Poland, and Estonia to discuss importance of NATO alliance.

12:33pm
Janesville Gazette. Snap-on says Trump visit will highlight manufacturing.
5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. President Donald Trump planning Wisconsin visit on Tuesday.
4:59am
WXPR. Baldwin attends vets forum in Wausau.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sensenbrenner takes heat for internet privacy comments.

Politics

5:09am
Janesville Gazette. A different kind of tea: Protesters from the left this time.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. New faces fuel Wisconsin's 'resistance' movement, hope to achieve what past uprisings could not.
5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Donald Trump's election flips both parties' views of the economy.

Friday April 14, 2017

Governor

11:43am
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Dane County judicial vacancy.

11:40am
Chippewa Herald. Governor's Easter egg hunt back on after capture of Joseph Jakubowski.
5:17am
WBAY. Gov. Walker visits Neenah High School under heavy security.
5:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Security concerns prompt cancellation of governor's annual Easter egg hunt.

Budget

12:32pm
Rep. Nygren. Letter in response to records request. LFB Memo. DOT budget highlights excerpts.
5:20am
Rep. Nygren. Comments on DOT savings.

5:14am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Walker: New DOT revenue to speed up 10-441 construction.
5:11am
Portage Daily Register. Extension dean: Budget cuts won't result in big changes.
5:04am
Daily Cardinal. Democratic lawmakers discuss state budget concerns in campus listening session.
5:02am
La Crosse Tribune. UW officials: Give Regents greater say in performance funding plan.
5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Self-insurance might not save state $60 million, UW panelists say.

Legislative

2:53pm
Rep. Murphy. Announces 2017 budget listening sessions.
11:48am
Rep. Hebl. Republican majority votes for 130th time to erode local control.
9:15am
Sen. Shilling. Statement on Jakubowski arrest.
9:06am
Rep. Kitchens. Assembly Republicans lead the way on homelessness.

5:09am
NBC 15. Air Force veteran advocates for farming access.
5:08am
Wisconsin Radio Network. GOP lawmaker depicts Milwaukee suburbs as 'front lines' of crime.
5:03am
Badger Herald. Sargent say eliminating the 'tampon tax' 'is the right thing to do.'

State Agencies

12:26pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, April 10-16.
11:37am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Hears Leopold presentation.

10:02am
Wausau Daily Herald. How Wisconsin is weeding out bad cops.
5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR investigating 'large' manure spill at St. Croix CAFO.

Economy/Business

5:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Finding more markets for Wisconsin dairy products goal of state-led trade mission to Mexico.
5:10am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Forefront Dermatology adds space, 200 jobs.

Statewide

2:52pm
WISPIRG. Report shows millions are victims of aggressive tactics from medical debt collectors.
12:34pm
DPW. Statement on Jakubowski arrest.

Courts

5:19am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Mega-dairy's future in question after ruling.
5:07am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Roggensack will remain Chief Justice of Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Education

11:35am
UW-Madison. Morgridge, UW researcher scores in cancer research 'lightning round.'
11:34am
UW-River Falls. Hosts interactive Ag Day on Campus April 18.
10:34am
DPI. Evers names 178 Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition.
10:10am
UW-Madison. Protein's flexibility helps its response to diverse pollutants.

Local

2:55pm
City of Madison. Notices of changes in assessments for 2017.

4:58am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Local farm-to-school efforts could expand amid state uncertainty.

Congress

11:28am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges Trump administration to release Army Corps Brandon Road study to stop spread of Asian carp.

5:38am
Reuters. Trump signs resolution allowing U.S. states to block family planning funds.
5:32am
La Crosse Tribune. Rural water funding in budget crosshairs; Trump wants to eliminate USDA program.
5:12am
Reuters. Trump objects to terminology of border adjustment tax.
5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin congressional delegation split on town halls during recess.
5:05am
Daily Cardinal. Pocan talks to UW students, community in town hall.
5:01am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Baldwin takes on dairy trade tussle.
4:57am
WJFW. Sen. Baldwin hosts roundtable discussion to talk about VA Choice Program and how it can be improved.
4:56am
WAOW. Representative Ron Kind hold listening session in Stevens Point.
4:55am
Fox 11. Congressman Mike Gallagher talks first 100 days in office. WFRV.
4:54am
WQOW. U.S. Sen. Baldwin addresses Wisconsin dairy market concerns, Canada says it is not to blame. 

Politics

3:19pm
DPW. Following successful fundraising quarter, Tammy Baldwin criss crossed Wisconsin talking jobs, opioid crisis, veterans choice.

Thursday April 13, 2017

Governor

10:33am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Strong Wisconsin Workforce Celebrates Unique Abilities and Skills of All Employees.

Budget

1:36pm
Americans for Prosperity. Commends Gov. Walker's DOT for securing significant savings in transportation.
12:42pm
DOT. Announces funding available for 21 highway projects.
10:44am
Gov. Walker. Discusses historic K-12 education investments at Neenah High School.

12:56pm
Beloit Daily News. University leaders reject Walker's proposal to rank campuses.
12:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker moves free up $100 million for Wisconsin roads.
6:05am
Racine Journal Times. School Board to push legislators on funding, vouchers, school start date.

Legislative

4:36pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Meth addiction: The growing epidemic in our neighborhood.
3:52pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Responds to dairy crisis.
3:15pm
Sen. Bewley. Column: Voters deserve say on voucher spending.
3:10pm
Rep. Kolste. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: "Not Expanding BadgerCare Costs Wisconsin."
2:17pm
Rep. Considine. Offers assistance to local dairy farmers following Grassland cutbacks.
2:14pm
Concerned Veterans for America. Applauds Wisconsin legislators for pursuing prevailing wage repeal.
1:12pm
Rep. Allen. New paradigm for transportation spending proposed. White Paper.
11:32am
Sen. Larson, Rep. Brostoff. We are stronger together: Legislature must take a stand against Islamaphobia and hate after brutal attack.
10:58am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Why the "We Hate Jill Stein" bill is bad.
8:44am
Rep. Macco. Statement on Green Bay State of the City Address.

5:03am
NBC 15. Lawmakers: Bill would help Wisconsin veterans become farmers.
5:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Democratic lawmakers cool to GOP proposals to address homelessness.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 3 Milwaukee aldermen announce support for GOP bills to stiffen carjacking sentences.
4:59am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republicans introduce bills to combat homelessness.
4:53am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin legislation may expand role of paramedics.

State Agencies

4:36pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
4:08pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of April 17.
3:56pm
DNR. Expanded Lake Michigan lake trout harvest opportunities set to take effect April 15.
2:16pm
DATCP. Medford student wins state cabbage award.
10:54am
DNR. 2017 Wisconsin waterfowl and other migratory game bird hunting seasons finalized.
10:46am
WEDC. Forefront Dermatology expands corporate headquarters in Manitowoc.
9:22am
DATCP. Brancel to lead trade mission to major dairy conference in Mexico.
9:21am
DOT. April debut expected for new license plates with 7 characters.

12:55pm
NBC 26. Wisconsin DOT to debut new license plates.
12:52pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bumpy roll-out of Wisconsin child care program prompts fixes.
12:46pm
Cap Times. In emails, vets agency officials discuss staffer's whistleblower status and possible demotion.
10:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin pays $7 million penalty to federal government for false Food Share claims.
4:54am
Beloit Daily News. Outdoor lovers sound off on mines, wells, farms in survey.

Economy/Business

4:52am
Daily Reporter. Milwaukee-area contractor groups join forces for collective bargaining.

Environment/Outdoors

4:58am
WJFW. Baiting and feeding ban still in effect; appeals court ruling doesn't affect statewide rules.

Statewide

4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Some middle-income residents pay more under Wisconsin's income tax system.

Courts

3:11pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Selects Chief Justice Patience Roggensack to continue as Chief.
9:20am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Ricardo M. Garza v. ATC
9:19am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Taft Parsons, Jr. v. Associated Banc-Corp.

5:04am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Wisconsin judges' conduct just got more secretive.

Education

2:15pm
UW-River Falls. Offers social media workshop for businesses.
11:30am
UW-Stout. Hospitality students' Packers-themed restaurant takes second.
11:29am
UW-Madison. 12th Annual Wisconsin Stem Cell Symposium to focus on bioengineering.
10:34am
UW-Madison. Antibiotic alternatives, delivered by friendly microbes.
10:32am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Study makes case for expansion of statewide school choice.
10:30am
Marquette University. Children's Hospital president and CEO Troy goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.

4:58am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Proposed STEM center would move to UWGB campus.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW semesters shorter starting in the fall.

Congress

2:19pm
Citizen Action Wisconsin. Trump's health care sabotage threat would have devastating impact in Wisconsin.
9:18am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Column: Presidential budget proposal concerns.

5:04am
Reuters. U.S. tax reform debate moves away from Ryan blueprint.
4:57am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Gallagher frustrated over first 100 days in Congress.

Politics

10:48am
DPW. ICYMI: Is this a Senate race or a yacht sale?
10:45am
RPW. Launches digital ad campaign and website targeting the Wisconsin Democrats' disarray.

10:42am
OZY. Could Dale Kooyenga topple Tammy Baldwin?
5:00am
Governing. Scott Walker is a top target for Democrats. So why can't they find someone to run against him?

Wednesday April 12, 2017

Governor

5:00am
WISN. Gov. Walker changes public appearance protocol amid Jakubowski manhunt.

Budget

12:54pm
Rep. Anderson. Calls on Governor Walker to protect LIRC.
10:56am
ETF. Memo on self-insured health insurance benefits and local employers.
9:24am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. The State of Transportation in Milwaukee.

12:14pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal axes state farm-to-school post.
5:03am
WSAU. Gov. Walker defends DNR magazine cut.
4:51am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Taking the lead on transportation.

Legislative

4:03pm
Rep. Subeck. Message to Republicans: People with no place to sleep tonight don't have time to wait.
3:49pm
Sen. Testin, Rep. Goyke. Introduce bi-partisan Wisconsin Veterans Farm Bill of 2017.
1:28pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. What they're saying: Marsy's Law for Wisconsin fights for equal rights for crime victims.
1:15pm
Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. Commends legislative initiative to fight homelessness.
12:56pm
Rep. Sargent. Republicans introduce cosmetic solution to homeless epidemic in Wisconsin.
12:19pm
Rep. Steineke. And Assembly GOP roll out four bills to combat homelessness.
11:31am
Rep. Sinicki. Legislators unveil proposals on equal pay.
11:30am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Koch brothers behind the GOP bill to wipe out prevailing wage.
11:04am
Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments & Boards, Wisconsin Public Health Association. Support LRB-2109/1, the Local Health Protection Act.
10:53am
Sen. Vukmir, Rep. Sanfelippo. Call for justice system overhaul.
10:51am
Rep. Rodriguez. Aims to bridge gap between homelessness and unemployment.
10:50am
Rep. Snyder. Advocates for increased access to housing grants.
10:47am
Sen. Darling. Bills target homelessness.
5:44am
Concerned Veterans for America. New ad highlights positive impacts of a prevailing wage repeal.

12:58pm
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmakers offer legislation to address homelessness, including key council.
12:58pm
Beloit Daily News. Republican bills target homelessness in Wisconsin.
12:35pm
AP. Prison guard abuse bill moves to verge of Assembly vote.
5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. To help Wisconsin bees, lawmakers look to make beekeeping cheaper.
4:53am
Racine Journal Times. Republican lawmakers seek full repeal of prevailing wage law. Beloit Daily News.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill takes aim at costs of hazardous drinking water.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal would require child support compliance to qualify for food stamps.

State Agencies

5:45am
DNR. Weekly news.
5:40am
AG Schimel. Statement on death of Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper.
5:23am
DNR. Spring fish and wildlife hearing results available.

5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Investigation continues into State Trooper's death.
4:50am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. DNR probing large St. Croix County diary operation.

Economy/Business

5:34am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Brancel hosts dairy processor forum to discuss solutions.
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New study ranks Wisconsin 20th in nation for tech employment.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Canada says don't blame it for Wisconsin dairy woes.
4:49am
La Crosse Tribune. Study: Trout fishing generates $952 million for Driftless Area economies, more than double since 2008.

Statewide

1:26pm
DPW. Statement on the passing of former Chair William Gerrard.
5:43am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Wisconsin income tax burdens rank highest over "broad middle-income" range.

5:35am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. State dairy herd now totals 9,236.
5:10am
Badger Herald. Wisconsin among top 10 places for millennials to live.

Courts

12:08pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Files lawsuit demanding documents on implementation of Trump Muslim ban.
9:25am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. McKee Family I, LLC v. City of Fitchburg.

5:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Court: Baiting deer legal if not for hunting.
5:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Another Irish butter battle is brewing in Wisconsin.
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Civil War group files a lawsuit to get Wisconsin city to mow grass around graves.

Education

5:01pm
UW System. 125 undergraduate students showcase research at 14th Annual Research in the Rotunda.
3:13pm
UW-Madison. Students and siblings bond through the college experience on Sibs Day.
1:30pm
Marquette University. Artisitic performance celebrating Joan of Arc and her namesake chapel set for April 28-30.
1:29pm
UW-Madison. Study finds Pokemon Go players are happier, friendlier.
11:33am
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Increases value of student, teacher, and principal awards.
11:32am
UW-Stout. Honey of an entry takes top prize at Fasion Without Fabric.
10:54am
UW-Madison. Madison company obtains FDA approval for sleep-data software.
5:50am
UW-Platteville. Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform April 19.
5:50am
UW-Platteville. Psychology student to pursue doctoral program.
5:40am
UW-Eau Claire. Contingent takes part in 'Research in the Rotunda.'
5:39am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugolds to present water research at Washington D.C., event.

4:56am
WKBT. Assignment: Education - private choice students' ACT performance below state average.

Local

4:02pm
Milwaukee Ald. Perez. Congratulations Dr. Tony Baez!

Congress

9:31am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Schumer and Gillibrand. Call on Trump administration to act on restrictive Canadian trade barriers threatening American dairy.

5:05am
WEAU. Johnson, Kind discuss Syria and tax reform at stops in western WI.
5:05am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Congress members in Chippewa Valley: Two guys named Ron talk taxes.
5:04am
WEAU. Demonstrators request in-person town hall meeting with Sen. Ron Johnson.
4:59am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Grothman addresses health care concerns.
4:58am
WBAY. Environmental issues dominate town hall led by Rep. Glenn Grothman.
4:54am
WEAU. Rep. Ron Kind addresses student debt, health care and dairy farm crisis in Wisconsin.

Politics

10:48am
RPW. ICYMI: Wisconsin Republicans in strong position headed into 2018.
5:38am
Ryan for Congress. Congratulates Ron Estes on his election to Congress.

5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan for Congress has $9.4 million cash on hand.
4:55am
La Crosse Tribune. Report: Wisconsin's 3rd District most evenly split in nation.

Tuesday April 11, 2017

Governor

1:57pm
Gov. Walker. Attends Winona Foods groundbreaking ceremony.

4:29am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker talks up workforce program in return to Eau Claire.
4:28am
WQOW. Gov. Walker promotes workforce development, defends proposal to end DNR magazine.
4:27am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Gov. Scott Walker sings praises of Project SEARCH.
4:27am
WEAU. Walker talks on Jakubowski, Gorsuch during Mayo stop.

Budget

10:54am
Gov. Walker. Highlights historic K-12 education investments at Mountain Bay Elementary School.

4:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: State budget purge is impressive.
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Transportation shakeup leaves local governments wondering what's next.
4:24am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Republican lawmaker applauds removal of policy items from state budget.

Legislative

3:35pm
Sen. Vukmir, Rep. Hutton. A call for full repeal of the state's prevailing wage law.
3:14pm
Reps. Vorpagel, Katsma. Lake Michigan contender for TMDL study, DNR to hold briefing.
1:59pm
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Monday.
1:59pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Authors bill promoting beekeeping.
1:58pm
Rep. Jarchow. Responds to court decision on baiting.
12:04pm
Rep. Gannon. Announces two district town hall meetings with Sen. Duey Stroebel.
10:19am
Rep. Spreitzer. Letter to Group Insurance Board regarding transgender state employees.

2:13pm
Janesville Gazette. 'Deadbeat parents' in state would lose benefits under bill.
4:30am
Daily Cardinal. UW officials concerned over proposed anti-Planned Parenthood legislation.
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Senate passes privacy restrictions for internet service providers.
4:22am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County officials weigh what's next for PRAT.
4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Town of Middleton goes ahead with Dane County zoning opt out vote.

State Agencies

3:37pm
Gov. Walker. Orders flags at half staff as a mark of respect for Trooper Anthony J. Borostowski.
3:15pm
DATCP. Help keep pests from bugging Wisconsin.
12:05pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on death of State Patrol officer.
12:04pm
Gov. Walker. Releases statement on tragic death of Trooper Anthony J. Borostowski.
10:18am
DOT. Wisconsin State Patrol to honor its law enforcement dispatchers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 9-15.
10:12am
DOR. Tax deadline one week away.

10:55am
WBAY. State Patrol trooper killed in crash.

Economy/Business

4:18am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. WPS proposes two-year rate freeze.

Statewide

2:12pm
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Elects new officers.
1:56pm
Community Advocates. Congratulates Matthew Desmond on his Pulitzer Prize for Evicted.
4:43am
Americans for Prosperity. Report: How border-adjusted tax plan would impact Wisconsin.

Education

2:11pm
UW-Madison. Spinoff that puts phosphorus in its place signs key contract.
1:55pm
UW-River Falls. Animal and Food Science Department honored with 2017 Regents Award for Teaching Excellence.
11:16am
UW-Stout. University history to be discussed in two-session book club.
11:08am
DPI. 30 schools to participate in Special Needs Scholarship program.
11:07am
UW-Platteville. GRAMMY award-winner to perform.
11:06am
Marquette University. Politial consultant Pudner goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
10:57am
UW-Madison. UW project brings Milky Way's ionized hydrogen into focus.
4:45am
UW-Madison. Road salt is making North America's freshwater lakes, well, saltier.

4:19am
Racine Journal Times. Immigrant groups advocate for 'safe haven' resolution in RUSD.

Local

10:14am
Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport. Now "The Gateway to Lambeau Field."

4:21am
Stevens Point Journal. 50 times stronger than heroin, fentanyl now 'the real killer.'

Congress

3:16pm
Americans for Affordable Products. New survey: More than 60% of voters oppose proposed Border Adjustment Tax.
10:16am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Bipartisan effort: 55 U.S. representatives call on Trump to come to Congress before taking military action in Yemen.
4:47am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls on USDA to help Wisconsin farmers impacted by Grassland Dairy Product's cancelation notices. Letter to USDA.

11:09am
Janesville Gazette. U.S. Rep. Pocan pushes for thorough Russia investigation.
5:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cards Against Humanity sends 2,059 potatoes to Sen. Ron Johnson urging town hall meetings.
4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson, Tammy Baldwin press Trump administration for Syria strategy.
4:31am
Sheboygan Press. Grothman: Obamacare repeal still possible.
4:19am
Daily Reporter. Trump-taxes: President scraps tax plan, timetable threatened.

Politics

4:29am
Daily Cardinal. UW-Madison expert: Baldwin faces tougher re-election fight than Walker.
4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Josh Kaul, the son of former AG Peg Lautenschlager, will challenge Brad Schimel in the next election.

Monday April 10, 2017

Budget

11:31am
Gov. Walker. Announces success with initiatives that assist people with disabilities in gaining employment.
10:12am
Survival Coalition. Applauds efforts to increase special education funding.
5:38am
UW-La Crosse Student Association. Response to the Joint Finance Committee's removal of the allocable segregated fee "opt-out" provision of the Biennial Budget.
5:32am
Wisconsin BPDD. Supports greater investment in education for students with disabilities.

5:07am
Chicago Tribune. Wisconsin Gov. Walker takes aim at DNR magazine, subscribers erupt.
5:02am
Washington Post. Walker wants Wisconsin to be first state to stop dictating how much time kids should go to school.
5:00am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Rough patch ahead: Regional county highway commissioners lament state road funding woes.
4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Unusual budget maneuver sets up showdown on conservative policies, transportation.
4:57am
Janesville Gazette. Lawmaker: I-39/90 expansion not on chopping block.
4:54am
Beloit Daily News. Text messages show tension between Walker, Vos.
4:54am
WBAY. Berlin hosts hearing on state budget.
4:49am
Beloit Daily News. Loudenbeck on committee struggling with budget.

Legislative

2:44pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Rock County listening session postponed.
1:33pm
Rep. Taylor. Schedules local office hours.
11:32am
Sen. Shilling. Column: Expand economic opportunities with child care tax credits.
10:11am
Rep. Shankland. Letter to Speaker Ryan regarding Canadian dairy imports.
9:21am
Speaker Vos, Rep. Sanfelippo. Unveil bill to eliminate Olympic victory tax.
8:34am
Reps. Tittl, Jacque. DNR to hold briefing on phorphorus runoff, possible TMDL study.
5:33am
Constitution Party of Wisconsin. The Republicans are too gutless to pass Right to Carry legislation.

2:17pm
WUWM. Milwaukee lawmakers may ask state for help with violent criminals.
2:17pm
U.S. News & World Report. No state tax on Olympic winnings under proposal.
4:51am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: Law erodes environmental oversight.
4:50am
Cap Times. Wisconsin AG Schimel: 'Marsy's Law' will bring needed balance to the courtroom.
4:46am
WEAU. Push for "Marsy's Law" bill now on in Madison.

State Agencies

3:15pm
DNR. Wisconsin prescribed fire training starts April 14.
3:14pm
ETF. Discontinues walk-in appointments; change improves customer experience.

2:18pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Feds urged to rescue Wisconsin and New York dairies imperiled by Canada trade dispute.
5:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin casino fight with Ho-Chunk, Stockbridge-Munsee centers on key date.
5:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ethics Commission chairwoman Peg Lautenschlager resigns.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNR points to informal deals as pollution penalties drop.
5:01am
La Crosse Tribune. WisDOT efforts to forecast traffic draws scrutiny in audit, federal court.
4:47am
Chippewa Herald. Veterans Museum chronicles Wisconsin stories from the Great War.

Economy/Business

12:17pm
Marshfield Clinic. New chief administrative officer named for Lakeview Medical Center.
11:00am
IBEW Local 494. Job fair for electrical or data work on Thusday.

5:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin added nearly 4,000 tech jobs in 2016, report says.

Statewide

1:30pm
PDPW. Youth Leadership Derby develops the next generation.
8:36am
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Offers free STD testing in April.
8:32am
WPMCA. Hosts annual convention in Green Bay April 11-12, 2017.

4:58am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Meth emerges while heroin draws spotlight.

Courts

5:31am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Supreme Court should adopt strong recusal rule proposed by former jurists.

4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Transgender employees sue Wisconsin, UW System.

Education

2:42pm
UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Activity in the brain's 'hot zone' predicts dreams during sleep.
1:32pm
Marquette University. Company founded by two researchers raises $26 million in funding.
1:32pm
UW-Stout. Recent alumna, a Holmen teacher, honored by state association.
1:31pm
UW-River Falls. To offer summer ACT test preparation classes.
11:29am
UW-Madison. Internet Atlas maps the physical internet to enchance security.
11:28am
UW-Stout. Graduate transitions from student to Eden Prairie HS teacher.
11:01am
Marquette University. Establishes cyber security center.
10:15am
UW-Rock County. (Updated) April orchestra and jazz events.

4:53am
Janesville Gazette. Regents OK $34 million UW-Whitewater dormitory.

Local

10:16am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, local farmers partner to improve fishing along Sugar River.
5:36am
Emerald Clean Water for All. Anonymous tip reveals "massive" manure spill at Emerald Sky Dairy.
5:34am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 10 arrests.

5:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Independent audit of Milwaukee County pension system expected to find more mistakes.
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report shows high-capacity wells affect Little Plover River.

Congress

5:26am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Speaker Ryan needs a win after health care loss.
4:46am
WBAY. Sen. Baldwin continues to support pensions.

Politics

10:14am
RPW. What they're saying: Senator Baldwin engaged in historic partisan filibuster and has nothing to show for it.

4:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Peg Lautenschlager's son announces attorney general bid.
5:03am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Election prospects brighten for incumbents Scott Walker and Tammy Baldwin.

Friday April 7, 2017

Governor

9:44am
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Marinette County District Attorney.

Budget

11:03am
Associated Students of Madison Joint Finance Committee co-chairs to remove segregated fee opt-out from state budget.

2:51pm
Miliwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP allies Scott Walker, Robin Vos have heated Twitter, text exchange on Wisconsin budget.
2:38pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tensions evident between Scott Walker, Robin Vos in newly released personal text messages.
4:56am
Badger Herald. Joint Finance Committee eliminates proposal allowing students to opt out of segregated fees. Daily Cardinal.
4:54am
U.S. News & World Report. Lawmakers drop study on shifting farm oversight from budget.
4:53am
Janesville Gazette. Walker says proposed budget will boost K-12 education during Milton visit.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers buck Gov. Scott Walker, drop his transportation plan from budget. Wisconsin Radio Network.
4:51am
Brookfield Elm Grove Now. Governor Walker visits Brookfield East High School.
4:46am
Beloit Daily News. Walker remains open to 'many different options' on roads.

Legislative

12:53pm
Rep. Edming. To hold budget listening session in Medford.

2:40pm
Daily Reporter. Prevailing-wage repeal down but not out.
5:14am
Beloit Daily News. Committee approves trio of drunken driving bills.
5:12am
WKOW. Hearing on Blue Lives Matter bill prompts tense exchanges.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers debate 'Blue Lives Matter' bill in state Capitol.

State Agencies

4:10pm
DATCP. Wisconsin and New York urge federal aid for their dairy farmers. Letter to U.S. Dept. of Ag.
2:36pm
Wisconsin Ethics Commission. Resignation letter of Peg Lautenschlager.
1:58pm
DOT. Wisconsin State Patrol welcomes 41 officers to its ranks.
1:55pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, April 10-16.
12:06pm
AG Schimel. Recognizes crime victim's rights in Capitol ceremony.
11:21am
DNR. Wildfire activity increases, DNR is geared-up and ready for the battle.
9:26am
DFI. Money Smart Week Wisconsin scheduled for April 22-29.
5:43am
DSPS. Meetings, week of April 10.
5:41am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

Economy/Business

11:39am
Bloomberg. America's retailers are closing stores faster than ever.

Statewide

5:40am
Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame. Announces 2017 inductees.

5:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Feds award $12.2 million for Wisconsin roads damaged in summer floods.
4:59am
WBAY. Irish butter returning to Wisconsin supermarkets.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The FBI is investigating the brothers who once managed the Wisconsin Funeral Trust.

Courts

3:18pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts four new cases.
2:53pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Files suit in Wisconsin over denial of insurance coverage for transgender state employees.
9:34am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Dr. Randall Melchert v. Pro Electric Contractors.
9:33am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Brian I. Harris.

3:41pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State employees, ACLU sue state over denial of coverage for gender transition care.
4:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Former UW-Oshkosh chancellor says no personal benefit sought in deals with foundation. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

3:16pm
UW-Eau Claire. April orchestra and jazz events.
1:59pm
UW-Platteville. Guest lecturer to discuss foundation of ethical leadership.
10:21am
DPI. Two 2017 Principals of the Year honored.
10:16am
Marquette University. CNBC television star Lemonis, Marquette University exceed $3 Million Challenge fundraising goal.

4:58am
Cap Times. UW-Madison worklife survey finds budget cuts shook morale of 91% of faculty.

Local

4:49am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Manitowoc paraphernalia ordinance passes court test.
4:47am
La Crosse Tribune. County warns of nitrates in town of Onalaska, Holland well water.

Congress

3:40pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Thanks Sen. Ron Johnson for voting to confirm Judge Gorsuch.
2:39pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court.
1:39pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on U.S. airstrikes in Syria.
12:29pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan reforms to fix VA Choice Program passes Congress.
12:21pm
RGA. Congratulates Judge Neil Gorsuch on his confirmation to the Supreme Court.
11:14am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Votes to confirm Judge Gorsuch.
11:05am
One Wisconsin Now. Ron Johnson puts Donald Trump before Wisconsin.
10:59am
RPW. Statement following the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch.
10:18am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on U.S. military strikes in Syria.
9:29am
RPW. After breaking her word to Wisconsin, Senator Tammy Baldwin engaged in historic partisan obstruction.
5:00am
U.S. Rep. Ryan. Statement on Syria.

10:57am
Washington Post.Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court.
5:37am
New York Times. Up to 100,000 taxpayers compromised in Fafsa tool breach, I.R.S. says.
5:26am
Reuters. U.S. fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russia denounces 'aggression.'
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gorsuch fight splits parties and Wisconsin's senators.

Politics

12:40pm
DPW. ICYMI: GOP circus first act: Millionaires line up to run against Tammy.

3:50pm
Washington Post. Wisconsin Democratic senator echoes Trump's economic message in her reelection bid.

Thursday April 6, 2017

Governor

2:40pm
Gov. Walker. To Congressman Kind: Thank you for the opportunity to set the record straight. Letter.
10:05am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Now is not the time to raise taxes.

4:58am
WEAU. Kind calls on Walker to expand Medicaid.

Budget

5:08pm
Sen. Stroebel. Prevailing wage will save money this budget.
4:49pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Succeed in achieving removal of non-fiscal policy from budget.
4:06pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Factory farm oversight switch study tossed out of budget.
3:42pm
Sen. Cowles. Statement on non-fiscal policy items being taken out of the state budget.
2:59pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. 2017-19 budget procedures for the Joint Committee on Finance.
10:03am
Gov. Walker. Visits Milton High School to discuss historic K-12 education investments.
5:18am
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. New coalition of Milwaukee-Waukesha business and community leaders push to restore funding for ongoing I-94 East-West work.

3:23pm
Beloit Daily News. Legislature's budget committee removes Walker proposals.
5:17am
Daily Reporter. Abele: Wheel tax referendum shows need for more transportation money.
4:59am
WQOW. Governor Scott Walker addresses education investments.
4:51am
WUWM. Health care a top concern at Milwaukee public hearing on Wisconsin's budget.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Jobs, transportation issues top discussion at state budget hearing.
4:41am
Daily Reporter. Abele: Wheel tax referedum shows need for more transportation money.

Assembly Floor Session

1:28pm
Reps. Barca, Hesselbein. Statement on AB-109.
10:25am
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Republicans move to silence rural Dane County town voters.

3:25pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly passes controversial Dane County zoning bill.
10:07am
Janesville Gazette. Bill would impact towns' withdrawal from Dane County zoning.

Legislative

3:46pm
Sen. Shilling. Local water contamination raises red flags.
3:35pm
Rep. Stafsholt. Proud to approve bills to fight opioid addiction.
3:01pm
Rep. Considine. Appointed to Educational Communications Board.
2:56pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Praise Wisconsin Senate action on high-capacity wells.
2:02pm
Sen. Stroebel. Organizes town halls across 20th Senate District.
1:20pm
Rep. Taylor, Sen. Risser. To hold budget listening sessions.
1:00pm
Rep. Sinicki. Statement on Equal Pay Day.
12:58pm
Rep. Steffen. Blue Lives Matter bill receives public hearing.
12:52pm
Sens. Bewley, Miller; Reps. Pope, Hintz. Taxpayer oversight of voucher spending increases proposed. LRB-1362.
12:34pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Announces additional in-district budget listening sessions.
12:27pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Removal of licensing restrictions on cosmetologists and barbers.
11:25am
Sen. Hansen. Legislature passes resolution honoring UWGB Women's basketball team.
10:53am
Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council. President Shannon Holsey delivers State of the Tribes Address. Address.
10:43am
Sen. Miller. Weekly Democratic radio address; Privatizing Public Waters.
10:27am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Testifies on occupational licensing reform to Senate and Assembly committees.
9:36am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Protect the Constitution from a convention.
9:04am
Rep. Crowley. Statement regarding the public hearing on Assembly Bill 48 the "Blue Lives Matter" proposal.
5:02am
Rep. Murphy. Statement on VF Outdoor JanSport facility closing.

4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislators debate changes to Wisconsin's recount laws.
4:53am
DrydenWire. Sheriffs, BSSA oppose proposed bill that would reform civil asset forfeiture.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP senators vote to loosen rules on large wells.
4:43am
Beloit Daily News. Bill would have prevented Jill Stein's Wisconsin recount.
4:42am
Cap Times. Town of Middleton supervisors lose seats to write-in challengers over Dane County zoning bill.

State Agencies

11:38am
DATCP. The IRS will not call and threaten you.
11:14am
Rep. Anderson. Gov. Walker's proposed changes to medicaid hurt Wisconsinites.

12:04pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Sheriffs urge Medicaid to stop covering problematic Suboxone film strips.
4:58am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker Medicaid director defends drug testing.
4:49am
Cap Times. Top state Veterans Affairs human resources official leaving after less than a year on the job.

Economy/Business

11:41am
TDS. Kevin Hess to retire from TDS Telecom after thirty-three years.
11:08am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Expresses dismay over dairy contract terminations and sympathy for affected farmers.
9:35am
Wisconsin Safety Council. 11 companies win Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards.

5:00am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Even with leap day, cheese production was up in February.
4:59am
WBAY. Lawmakers tackle dairy farmers' problems.
4:52am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Agencies, groups react to dairy processor patron cuts.
4:41am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Dozens of Wisconsin dairy farms could be forced out of business because of international trade dispute.

Statewide

3:55pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. 5 ways WI bankers are tackling Financial Literacy Month.
2:51pm
Old World Creamery. Irish butter is back - in Wisconsin.
2:18pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Iowa takes Walker's advice, crushes workers.

Courts

8:31am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Glenn T. Zamzow.

Education

4:47pm
UW-Extension, UW System, WEDC. Ideadvance Seed Fund now open to many UW System alumni.
3:44pm
UW System. Board of Regents discusses accountability, transparency.

9:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin voters continue to approve more school referendums as $700 million OK'd this week.
5:16am
Advance-Titan. Wells fires back at UW System suit.
4:46am
Wisconsin Radio Network. School referenda votes see broad support in Wisconsin.

Local

1:38pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Cuts ribbon for new "Dode" bookmobile.
9:37am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. New Dane County resources for immigrants on verge of final approval.
5:07am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Thank you for your help, Mr. Barrett.
5:07am
Arch Electric. Plymouth, WI company awarded Solar Group Buy in southeastern Wisconsin.

5:01am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Eau Claire County gets the nod for 2020 Farm Tech Days.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. AG Jeff Sessions' memo on police reform prompts questions in Milwaukee.

Congress

4:08pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces over $12 million to repair roads and bridges damaged in summer flooding in northern and western Wisconsin.
2:19pm
DPW. Sen. Ron Johnson breaks 200 years of precedent for anti-children, anti-worker, pro-corporate Supreme Court justice.
1:49pm
RPW. Announces day of action in support of Judge Neil Gorsuch.
1:39pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Column: Answering your social media questions.
1:29pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch.
1:25pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Introduces legislation to close tax loopholes and bring transparency to corporations who hide their profits overseas.
1:04pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Ranks highest among Wisconsin delegatation for fiscal responsibility.
12:48pm
One Wisconsin Now. Going nuclear to confirm right-wing Supreme Court nominee destructive to Senate, courts and rights of all Americans.
12:37pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Domestic violence advocates demand officials reject elimination of legal help for victims.
11:43am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Women's health advocates demand elected officials reject elimination of legal help for low-income women and families.
11:13am
State Bar of Wisconsin. Defend Legal Aid: Joint press conference to defend the legal services corporation.
10:58am
Dane County Bar Association. Supports restoration of LSC funding in the federal budget.
10:22am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson on CNN: 'We have to be committed to securing the border.'
8:34am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Cosponsors legislation to strengthen existing Buy American standards and create more jobs at home.
5:03am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Workers should have options for overtime compensation.

1:13pm
The Hill. GOP senator: Defeating ISIS is first step in Syria.
11:48am
Reuters. With 'nuclear option,' Senate ends Democratic blockade of Trump court pick.
4:54am
Reuters. Ryan says tax reform could take longer than healthcare overhaul.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin politicians divided on planned Gorsuch confirmation vote.

Politics

4:44am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Baldwin's Supreme Court nominee fight is early flashpoint.
4:43am
Janesville Gazette. Baldwin raises $2.2 million in first quarter of 2017.

Wednesday April 5, 2017

Budget

3:48pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights historic K-12 education investments at Mondovi High School.
2:00pm
Transportation Development Association. Fact sheet: Delaying reconstruction will negatively impact highway conditions throughout WI.
1:23pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on transportation priorities. Letter to Joint Finance Co-Chairs.
1:16pm
Gov. Walker. Discusses historic K-12 education investments at Brookfield East High School.
11:23am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County budget priorities.
10:03am
Gov. Walker. Protecting Wisconsin's most vulnerable: Budget proposal bolsters funding for children and families in need.
9:57am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Gov. Walker's 2017-19 budget poses major risks to working families.

2:04pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Speaker Vos keeps brakes on Milwaukee I-94 project.
4:51am
La Crosse Tribune. Gunderson CEO welcomes Walker budget plans to train workforce.
4:51am
WISC. Gov. Walker moves to fix technical errors in Wisconsin budget.

Senate Floor Session

3:54pm
Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association. (Updated) Wisconsin growers praise action on science-based water policy legislation.
10:30am
Sen. Hansen. Statement on passage of Senate Bill 76: Another corporate giveaway.
10:25am
Sen. Larson. GOP demolishes over 150 years of Wisconsin heritage.
10:10am
Central Sands Water Action Coalition. SB 76 rewards agriculture over tourism and every other citizen of Wisconsin.
9:55am
Sen. Miller. Statement on privatizing public waters.
9:12am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Senate advances high capacity wells bill.
9:04am
Sen. Risser. GOP high capacity well bill continues betrayal of public trust.
9:02am
Sen. Shilling. Republicans vote to privatize Wisconsin water.
9:01am
Sen. Nass. Passage of Senate Bill 76 - high capacity wells.

2:05pm
AP. Wisconsin senate OKs high-cap well bill.
4:52am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Senate debates relaxing well regulations.

Legislative

4:40pm
Rep. Barca. New report finds refusing BadgerCare is an outrageous cost to taxpayers. LFB Memo.
3:44pm
Rep. Steineke. To hold budget listening sessions.
1:59pm
Rep. Tranel. Legislators ask UW System to research new uses for milk. Letter to UW System President Cross.
1:44pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on Door/Kewaunee Legislative Days in Capitol.
1:26pm
Rep. Zimmerman. Supports Assembly in approving bills to fight substance abuse.
12:21pm
AG. Schimel. Applauds Assembly passage of Special Session bills on drug abuse and addiction. 
11:27am
Reps. Subeck, Berceau. Petulant GOP wasting tax dollars to disenfranchise town voters.
10:40am
Rep. Steffen. Announces district listening sessions.
9:34am
Rep. Edming. Backs bills to combat addiction.
9:13am
Wisconsin Counties Association, League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Local government statement on legislation circulated to repeal the personal property tax.
9:10am
Rep. Rohrkaste. Votes in favor of bills to fight opioid addiction.
8:39am
Rep. Tittl. Assembly passes legislation on H.O.P.E. and cheese.
7:30am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Taxpayer tab for drunk driving bill: $15 million per year.
5:05am
Rep. Barca. Says opioid treatment bills don't go far enough.

4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Assembly passes new opioid legislation.
4:48am
Cap Times. Opioid bills pass Wisconsin Assembly after tense partisan debate.
4:46am
Racine Journal Times. Proposal would give crime victims a host of rights.
4:42am
Janesville Gazette. Tribe president avoids dispute in state Legislature address. WXPR. WUWM.
4:39am
WKOW. Bipartisan EMS bill passes unanimously in the state Assembly.
4:39am
NBC 26. "Dillon's Law" passes state Assembly.

State Agencies

1:50pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Beyond the Trenches: Wisconsin Historical Society to commemorate World War I.
1:18pm
DHS. Wisconsin curbs drinking culture: Progress among youth.
10:08am
DATCP. Farm Center here to lend a helping hand.

Economy/Business

1:15pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Responds to WEC Energy rate freeze announcement.
11:26am
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.
10:27am
Wisconsin Technology Council. From social media to health tech to drones, Biz Plan Contest finalists show state's tech range.
5:02am
MMAC. Statement on proposed WEC rate freeze.

3:56pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Need milk? Dozens of Wisconsin dairy farmers scrambling to find buyers in saturated market.
5:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's economy outpaces 4 Midwestern states in February.
4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. WEDC reviewing tax credits for Appleton company cutting 380 jobs.
4:38am
WQOW. Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. ends milk contract with Wisconsin farmers.

Statewide

3:46pm
Evidence-Based Health Policy Project. To host prescription drug pricing briefing.  Flier.

Courts

1:17pm
One Wisconsin Now. Will state high court clean up its act and reform rules on judicial recusal?
8:32am
District I Court of Appeals. Archie A. Talley v. Mustafa Mustafa.
8:32am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Stanley J. Maday, Jr.

Education

3:46pm
UW-Stout. Student's design shows off tourism goods at Chamber of Commerce.
2:06pm
Marquette University. ESPN's Jen Lada to speak at Axthelm Lecture.
1:19pm
UW-Stout. New threat to honey bees is subject of professor's talk April 10.
10:09am
UW-Madison. Experiments test how easy life itself might be.
8:06am
MPS. Hires new media manager.

4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Verona approves one of the largest school referendums in Wisconsin history.

Local

3:50pm
Initiative for Competitive Energy. Business coalition formed to seek lower electric power rates in southeastern Wisconsin.
1:48pm
Madison Magazine. Barbecue Festival May 19 & 20.

5:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee council members slam judge's decision to keep accused car thief in juvenile court.
5:15am
CBS 58. Milwaukee County residents vote no to $60 wheel tax.
4:41am
WXOW. La Crosse County premier resort area tax passes.

Congress

1:45pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces bipartisan, bicameral legislation to "ban the box" for federal hiring.
10:02am
Great Lakes Legislative Caucus. Nearly 80 Great Lakes Caucus legislators urge full funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Letter to President Trump.
8:42am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on President Trump to hold China accountable on trade during upcoming summit.

4:54am
McClatchy DC. New House GOP health bill might weaken consumer protections to win conservative votes.

Politics

1:14pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Eight Wisconsin referendums all pass opposing corporate personhood.
11:25am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Gunderson Lutheran bigwigs gave $44K to Walker. 
10:07am
Wisconsin United to Amend. Eight more communities vote to amend the U.S. Constitution.
10:04am
American Majority. 21 trained new leaders win.
5:04am
One Wisconsin Now. Tony Evers election shows strong support for Wisconsin public schools.
5:03am
WEAC. Statement on state superintendent race.

4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler gets second term. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:45am
Marshfield News-Herald. Tony Evers sails into third term as Wisconsin education chief.
4:44am
Beloit Daily News. Evers easily wins re-election as Wisconsin schools chief. Wisconsin State Journal.

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Budget

4:45pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights state efforts to support healthcare professionals, industry at Gunderson Health System.
10:46am
WALHDAB, WPHA. Legislature needs to fund local disease prevention.

4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker urges members of Joint Finance Committee to build on his proposed education aid plan.
4:55am
Daily Cardinal. UW System schools stand together against fee opt-out.
4:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Education issues take center stage at first public hearing on budget.
4:53am
WKOW. K-12, UW funding top list of concerns at public hearing on state budget.
4:51am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Reconstruction of I-94 East-West freeway is top priority for CARW.
4:45am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Instructional hour rule could be cut.

Senate Floor Session

6:51pm
Sen. Larson. Senate Democrats: Don't grant "forever" access to Wisconsin groundwater.
6:48pm
Sen. Carpenter. Stand up for clean water? No budget hearing for you!
6:48pm
Sen. Risser. GOP high capacity well bill continues betrayal of public trust.
3:36pm
Sen. Shilling. Democrats pass internet privacy protection.
1:45pm
DVA Sec. Zimmerman. Statement on proclaiming May as Gold Star Awareness Month.
1:33pm
Sen. Taylor. Senate declares April 2017 Health and Wellness Month.

1:58pm
La Crosse Tribune. Senate debates controversial bill on high-capacity wells linked to shrinking lakes.

Assembly Floor Session

7:06pm
Rep. Nygren. Assembly approves nine bills to fight drug abuse, addiction.
7:03pm
Rep. Steineke. Votes to expand access to healthcare.
7:02pm
Rep. Steineke. Assembly Dems squander opportunity to do the right thing: Play dirty politics instead.
6:58pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Society praises passage of latest HOPE Agenda legislation.
6:56pm
Rep. Bernier. Assembly votes to expand practice area for dental hygienists.
6:55pm
Rep. Rodriguez. Supports Special Session bills.
6:54pm
Reps. Loudenbeck, Shankland. Community EMS bill passes Assembly.
6:53pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on Assembly legislative session.
6:52pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Joins Assembly in passing HOPE agenda.
6:50pm
Rep. Subeck. Calls for state Assembly to address health care access as critical solution to opioid epidemic.
3:52pm
Rep. Novak. Bill to make cheese Wisconsin's state dairy product passes Assembly.

Legislative

4:59pm
Rep. Zepnick. Applauds appointment of Jennifer Gonda as Superintendent of Milwaukee Water Works.
4:50pm
Rep. Vruwink. Presents Hometown Hero Award to Westminster Champ.
2:24pm
WPPA. Statement in support of Marsy's Law.
1:44pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Kicks off statewide campaign to amend State Constitution for crime victims.
1:35pm
AG Schimel. Stands with Marsy's Law for Wisconsin, advocates for strengthening crime victim rights.
11:34am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Encourages Lawmakers to pass bill reforming occupational restrictions on dental hygienists.
9:10am
LAB. University of Wisconsin System. Briefing Sheet.

2:02pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin AG, lawmakers push 'Marsy's Law' crime victim rights amendment.
11:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. High-volume wells to get looser oversight rules in Wisconsin.
11:15am
Janesville Gazette. Schimel, crime victim advocates release amendment.
9:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel, others push for crime victim rights.
5:10am
WXOW. New bill aims to close "social host" loophole in underage drinking.
5:10am
WJFW. Lawmakers pass CBD oil bill; next steps unclear for epileptic son.
4:59am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Senate poised to relax well rules.
4:58am
U.S. News & World Report. State Assembly to vote on bills to address opioid crisis.
4:56am
Fox 21. Stockbridge-Munsee president to address Wisconsin Legislature.

State Agencies

4:11pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves $500,000 for community projects.
3:05pm
DNR. Weekly news.
2:59pm
DOT. Wisconsin traffic crashes kill 28 people in March.
2:16pm
OCI. Administrative Actions March 2017.
10:23am
DOC Sec. Litscher. Commemorates Crime Victims' Rights Week.
9:48am
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Wisconsin wasted $90,000,000 in rent over 20 years.
9:12am
DOR. Tax deadline two weeks away.

5:28am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Wisconsin DNR environmental cases referred to attorney general decline.
4:44am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin AG names new criminal administrator.
4:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. WDVA vows retraining, audits to prevent more injuries at King.
4:41am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Scope of untested rape evidence expands.

Economy/Business

3:34pm
Rep. Stuck. Statement on closing of VF Outdoor's JanSport facility in Greenville.

3:11pm
Fox 11. JanSport facility closing; 380 to lose their jobs.

Statewide

4:57pm
DPW. Statement on Equal Pay Day.
1:59pm
Rep. Subeck. On 21st anniversary of Equal Pay Day, wage gap continues to impact Wisconsin women and families.
12:30pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gender wage gap means steeper student loan debt burden for women.

Education

3:40pm
MPS. Board designates MPS a safe haven for undocumented students.
3:35pm
UW-Stout. New academic certificate helps graduates further social work careers.
10:47am
Marquette University. Former MLB Commissioner Selig goes "On the Issues" at Marquette Law School.
9:50am
UW-Stout. Students get taste of real world designing for Room & Board.
5:49am
UW System. Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers.

4:54am
WISC. UW System report net worth dropped to $6.6 billion in FY16.

Local

5:38pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bohl. Water Works appointment is on the mark.
1:46pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Study features Madison as place of industry and innovation, highlights impact of research on economic growth.
12:31pm
Milwaukee Ald. Borkowski. Time for Children's Court judge to resign.
12:20pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Gun-toting 'scary and prolific' auto thief kept in broken juvenile justice system.
9:20am
NEWaukee. Milwaukee's millennials unite to establish an inclusive talent attraction and retention strategy for the city.

4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. USDA researcher warning Kewaunee County well owners about contamination.
4:43am
Cap Times. Zoning opt-out controversy inspires town of Middleton residents to challenge incumbents.

Congress

1:30pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson: Fencing at the border works.
11:10am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Demands Trump administration release secret plan to undermine health care system presented to House Freedom Caucus.

3:06pm
Beloit Daily News. Walker renews Twitter criticisms of Baldwin over filibuster.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson: Wisconsin voted Donald Trump so I'll confirm SCOTUS pick Neil Gorsuch.
4:47am
Duluth News Tribune. Trump signs repeal of U.S. broadband privacy rules.

Politics

4:56pm
DPW. Sen. Leah Vukmir's ugly record on equal pay.
2:28pm
RPW. ICYMI: Top Democrats pass on run for governor.
5:42am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Turnout information for April 4 Spring Election.

1:55pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Evers, Holtz face off to be top Wisconsin education official.
4:57am
WISC. Paul Ryan gives $7 million in March to help fellow Republicans.

Monday April 3, 2017

Governor

1:25pm
Gov. Walker. Issues executive order supporting efforts to aid farmers impacted by wildfires.

5:11am
Washington Post. Want Medicaid coverage? A drug test should come first, Wisconsin governor says.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Gov. Scott Walker needs to rebuild Wisconsin's juvenile justice system.

Budget

2:49pm
Reps. Hintz, Shankland. UW-Platteville budget hearing a front row seat to Gov. Walker's failed leadership.
11:15am
Commercial Association of Realtors. State's failure to address deteriorating I-94 East-West corridor will hurt economic development in Milwaukee, Waukesha Counties.
10:50am
Gov. Walker. And education leaders call on Legislature to approve $649 million for K-12 education.

3:29pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Flanked by district leaders, Scott Walker defends aid increases for schools.
1:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker, public urge lawmakers to approve funding increase for schools.
10:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker's K-12 budget drops hours of instruction mandate.
5:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Dividing lines clear on budget as public gets to weigh in.
5:09am
Beloit Daily News. Key areas where Republicans disagree with Walker on budget.
5:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker: 'Overwhelming majority' of school districts would get proposed new funding.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republicans split over K-12 spending in Scott Walker budget.

Legislative

1:48pm
Rep. Wichgers. Generational opportunity to move towards life.
12:09pm
Rep. Considine. Column: Industrial hemp is the crop of our future.
11:56am
League of Conservation Voters of Wisconsin. Conservation NOW.
11:41am
Rep. Brandtjen. To join Congressman Sensenbrenner for office hours.
11:01am
League of Women Voters of Ozaukee County. Memo to legislators on Chippewa Bad River pipeline resolution
5:46am
Rep. Allen. To join U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner for listening session.
5:37am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Responds to UW-Oshkosh allegations.

5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee officials honor Cesar Chavez, push for Wisconsin holiday in his honor.
5:10am
Cap Times. State Sen. David Craig defends permit-free, training-free concealed carry.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin lags nation in female Republican lawmakers.

State Agencies

4:05pm
AG Schimel. Appoints Brian O'Keefe Division of Criminal Investigation Administrator.
2:51pm
DOT. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
2:05pm
DNR. Commitment from Wisconsin's hunters leads to increase in CWD samples received in 2016.
2:04pm
DNR. Continues to implement its CWD Response Plan. 
11:33am
OCI Commissioner Nickel. Reminds consumers about retirement planning.
10:47am
AG Schimel. True justice requires meaningful rights for victims.
10:13am
DCF. Month of April brings call to action and awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention.
10:04am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe Newsletter, March 2017.

Economy/Business

10:10am
MGE Shareholders for Clean Energy. Call on MGE to lead on electrification of the transportation sector.

Statewide

2:11pm
Customers First! Releases community solar issue paper.
10:11am
Xcel Energy. Urges safety near dams.
10:07am
Edge Messaging. Dan Deibert joins.

10:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin looking to add 3K nurses through new program.

Courts

4:01pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses April 2017.

Education

3:15pm
Marquette University. College of Nursing to launch nurse anesthesia program.
2:09pm
Marquette University. Judge Paul Watford goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
2:06pm
UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Epilepsy leads to poor sleep, causing daytime problems with cognition.
1:46pm
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor area students and teachers on April 8.

5:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Oshkosh Foundation paid top dollar for chancellor's fixer upper-and then paid more.
4:54am
Daily Cardinal. Study: UW System has 17 times more students from the bottom 60% than the top one percent.

Local

5:42am
DOJ. Update: Wausau shooting.
5:33am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 9 arrests.

5:14am
Twin Cities Pioneer-Press. Wisconsin man suspected of killing 4 dies of wounds.

Congress

3:48pm
One Wisconsin Now. Will U.S. Senator Ron Johnson put patriotism before partisan political power play?
2:36pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Reform. Calls for Senate confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch.
2:02pm
RPW. Judge Gorsuch passes crucial committee vote, Senator Baldwin still siding with Washington's liberal elites.
1:49pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And senators call on President Trump to protect Americans from higher health costs.
1:11pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Announces town hall meetings.
11:43am
U.S. Rep. Kind. ICYMI: Rep. Kind returns $105,017 to taxpayers from annual office budget.
5:44am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Hosts roundtable discussion on skyrocketing prescription drug prices with seniors in Eau Claire.

12:25pm
Bloomberg. Democrats have votes to halt Gorsuch confirmation, tally shows.
10:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Planned Parenthood sure to remain a target in Wisconsin.
5:28am
WXOW. Rep. Ron Kind weighs in on possible elimination of federal COPS program.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Small, mid-size manufacturers may lose consulting services in Donald Trump budget.
5:06am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Kind, Baldwin talk medication costs.
5:04am
WKOW. Senate heads for Supreme Court showdown.
4:53am
WKOW. Sen. Ron Johnson critical of President Trump's rhetoric.

Politics

1:59pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Nine Wisconsin communities voting April 4 against Citizens United.
5:33am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Make sure you are ready to vote on Tuesday, April 4th!

12:39pm
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin superintendent race, school referendums on ballot.
10:55am
WKOW. Sen. Leah Vukmir talks state budget, potential 2018 U.S. Senate run on Capital City Sunday.
10:32am
Cap Times. Wanted: Democratic women for public office and a gubernatorial candidate.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Former Packer Mark Tauscher not interested in run for governor.
4:58am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Please vote in Tuesday's election.
4:58am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Editorial: Vote in Tuesday's election.
4:57am
Fox 6. "Something weird is going on;" 3 more possible candidates opt out of Wisconsin governor's race.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Democrat Mark Bakken decides against Scott Walker challenge.
4:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers, Holtz clash over achievement gap in final debate. Racine Journal Times.

 

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