Monday April 30, 2018 - Updated 3:58pm

Legislative

1:07pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Audit reveals serious management issues at State Fair Park.
12:11pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on lack of charges or discipline for officers involved in tasing death of Adam Trammell.

10:28am
Beloit Daily News. New law broadens unaccompanied youths' access to mental health services.
4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Rep. Jim Steineke: Study group aims to help vulnerable kids.
4:34am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Gordon Hintz: 'Dark store' loophole shifts tax burden to homeowners.

State Agencies

11:08am
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard to canvas Omro during emergency exercise.
10:59am
DATCP. Vaccination protects horses from deadly mosquito-transmitted viruses.
10:56am
DOT. Motorists asked to look twice, share the road with motorcycles.
10:00am
DNR. Continued Red Flag warning in 7 counties.
8:25am
WEDC. Local Wisconsin Main Street organizations recognized at annual awards ceremony.

4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Department of Corrections not investigating alleged sexual assault at DOC event.
4:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wife of security director for Wisconsin prisons charged with sexual assault of inmate at prison where she worked.
4:14am
CBS 58. AG Says Wisconsin's 7th drug take-back day may be biggest yet.

Economy/Business

1:59pm
Nonn's Flooring. To acquire Malkin's Flooring of Menomonee Falls.

5:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With their way of life in jeopardy, dairy farmers search for ways to stabilize markets.
5:01am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn impact could be felt in Waukesha County.
4:51am
Cap Times. Great Lakes mayors aim to ensure Foxconn sets a good precedent, follows Great Lakes Compact.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 54% of respondents from group of professional women say they've experience sexual harassment at work.
4:41am
Racine Journal Times. Woo: Foxconn won't waste water. 
4:30am
WFRV. Former factory employee has concerns about the water Foxconn will return to Lake Michigan.
4:28am
Racine Journal Times. County to borrow $68 million for Foxconn land purchases.
4:27am
Racine Journal Times. Woo: Foxconn will create R&D hub.

Environment/Outdoors

4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No oil or asphalt from Superior refinery overflowed to waterways in wake of explosions and fires.

Statewide

10:11am
WHCA/WiCAL, Leading Age Wisconsin, WALA, DSPN. Wisconsin provider survey: Workforce shortage remains at crisis level.

10:57am
WKOW. Digging Deeper: Shortage of volunteer EMS workers in rural areas.
5:42am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Report: 8 Wis. counites have poor air quality; Eau Claire/Menomonie rated among areas with cleanest air.
4:40am
WBAY. Food poisoning from romaine lettuce confirmed in Wisconsin.

Courts

4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 7th Circuit saves a portion of student lawsuit against UWM.

Education

11:09am
UW-Stout. Three commencement ceremonies May 5 to feature 1,379 graduates.
10:40am
UW-Madison. 142 new members join Phi Kappa Phi.
9:56am
UW-Platteville. Receives $10,000 technology grant.
9:55am
UW-Platteville. Krugler's spy thriller sequel to be released in July.
5:59am
MPS. District releases balanced $1.2 billion proposed 2018-19 budget.

5:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Be open and let chips fall where they may, experts advise in UW-Oshkosh scandal.
5:24am
Janesville Gazette. Second wave of teacher cuts stun Delevan couple.
4:38am
Fox 6. MPS releases 2018-19 budget proposal; includes teacher cuts and fewer supplies.
4:18am
Racine Journal Times. Racine Unified looks ahead to budgeting challenges.

Local

3:58pm
MKE Tobacco-Free Alliance, WAATPN, New-LIfe. Youth access to flavored tobacco varies by zip code, promotes lifelong addiction.
3:55pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 9 arrests.
11:30am
City of Madison. Protect your health: Stay safe this tick season.
10:39am
Milwaukee Common Council President Hamilton. Rumble Young Man Rumble Milwaukee.
10:02am
Washington County Administrator Schoemann, Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. "Parks Without Borders' weekends to offer free reciprocal park admissions over county lines.
6:06am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. St. Joseph hospital scraps plans to cut services.
6:05am
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Preliminary report to be released by Heroin, Opioid and Cocaine Task Force.
6:04am
Milwaukee Ald. Parez. Statement on murder investigation.

5:39am
CBS 58. Increase in crime leads to officer shortage in Greenfield.

Congress

9:13am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan reforms pass Senate Health Committee.

1:26pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Mark Pocan: Food stamp work requirement plan 'a farce.'
5:34am
Reuters. Trump threatens government shutdown in September if no funding for wall.
5:33am
The Hill. Federal 'turf war' complicates cybersecurity efforts.

Politics

12:54pm
Kaul for Attorney General. Calls out Schimel for failing to prioritize testing of backlogged rape kits years ago.
12:41pm
One Wisconsin Now. Brad Schimel claims voter fraud in Waukesha County.
10:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker says he would campaign with Donald Trump if he comes to Wisconsin.
10:42am
Walker for Governor. Gov. Walker continues to travel the state at breakneck pace.
10:20am
RPW. In the news: AG Schimel fights opioid abuse in Wisconsin.
5:59am
Roys for Governor.  Wins 2nd Congressional District Democratic straw poll.
5:56am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Deception under the dome.

12:56pm
NBC 15. Pocan says it would be difficult for Barca to enter race.
8:26am
Reuters. Exclusive: Democrats lose ground with millennials - Reuters/Ipsos poll.
5:25am
Cap Times. After debate spat with Vukmir, Nicholson says he will 'never apologize' for defending his military track record.
4:58am
Washington Post. Meet the little-known 'big fish' megadonor setting the tone for GOP primary races.
4:46am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Democrats don't like the Foxconn deal.
4:44am
Fox 6. Democrat Dan Kohl disavows Nancy Pelosi, becoming latest candidate to do so.
4:36am
Juneau County Star-Times. Democratic state Senate candidate accused of violating campaign finance law with undisclosed ad.
4:33am
Door County Daily News. (Audio) Democratic candidate for Governor Kelda Roys visits Door County.
4:32am
Badger Herald. In fight for reelection, Baldwin looks to combat student loan debt, improve college affordability.
4:26am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Tony Evers says he's leading field of Dems running for governor.
4:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democratic gubernatorial candidates offer varied tax proposals.

Friday April 27, 2018

Governor

2:05pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Buffalo County District Attorney.
10:25am
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff honoring Spooner Volunteer Firefighter Philip Neubich.
10:07am
Gov. Walker. State leaders to join Gov. Walker to awarding Fab Lab grants throughout Wisconsin.

2:34pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Gov. Scott Walker favors 'strengthening' law requiring rape kit tests.

Legislative

11:21am
Wisconsin Nurses Association. Announces Friends of Nursing Award recipients.

5:02am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Kooyenga owes taxpayers for his actions.

State Agencies

2:06pm
PSC. Issues draft Strategic Energy Assessment.
10:09am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Boscobel.
5:25am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
5:25am
DOT. WisDOT and WDNR Superior office closed Friday, April 27.

4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Fired youth prison guard took garbage out before responding to girl attempting suicide.

Economy/Business

10:31am
TDS Telecom. Expanding in 3 Wisconsin communities.

5:13am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Corning CEO says Foxconn glass plant would have to be subsidized.
5:12am
Milwaukee Biz Times. With first subcontractors named, Foxconn mass excavation will take until August 2019.
5:11am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn work about to start; groundbreaking event held. Wisconsin Public Radio.
5:01am
Duluth News Tribune. 'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of U.S. stores.
5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. State cheese production in 2017 reaches a record 3.37 billion pounds.

Statewide

9:26am
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Four to be inducted into Hall of Fame.

2:12pm
WFRV. Number of foster children doubles in Wisconsin due to drug and opioid epidemic.
5:14am
La Crosse Tribune. Gundersen Health System: Drug treatment costs are in the millions.
5:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Study: Fewer young girls giving birth in U.S. 

Courts

5:02am
WISC. Wisconsin among 20 states seeking to block Obama's health care law.

Education

2:37pm
UW System President Cross. UW System prepares young professionals in Madison.
2:29pm
UW-Stout. Wrapping up 2017-18: Research Days, Game Expo, Senior Show.
11:40am
UW-Madison. Madison startup completing 100 solar setups in rural Africa.
5:30am
UW-Rock County. Concert Band presents "Suites and Trilogies."

Local

3:37pm
Greater Whitewater Committee. Go WW Now, marketing campaign launches May 1.
11:53am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Traffic Engineer David Dryer retiring after 22 years.
10:34am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Mayors helping rebuild Puerto Rico.
8:40am
African American Civic-Engagement Roundtable. The community needs to hear from the mayor regarding his "different direction for Fire and Police Commission."

5:10am
Duluth News Tribune. Superior oil refinery rocked by explosions, fire.
5:09am
Reuters. Wisconsin oil refinery fire out, at least 15 hurt: officials.
5:09am
Stevens Point Journal. Superior oil refinery explosion could send smoke to central Wisconsin, officials say.
4:56am
WJFW. As mining ordinance reviewed by Oneida Co., a look at the Lynne ore deposit site.

Congress

3:35pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Credit unions support Sen. Baldwin bill limiting regulatory overreach.
3:34pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Fights opioid epidemic head-on.
2:07pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Unique abilities shouldn't hold anyone back professionally.
10:36am
One Wisconsin Now. Silence is not an option as lawmakers threaten to end copay free birth control.

2:35pm
Fox 11. Johnson cautiously optimistic on recent North and South Korea relations.
5:05am
Chicago Tribune. Paul Ryan dismissed the House chaplain, and lawmakers want to know why.

Politics

2:08pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. What they are saying about Leah and the AFP-Wisconsin Senate debate.
10:27am
RPW. ICYMI: Vice President Pence, Gov. Walker talk Republican wins in Milwaukee.
5:26am
Brcye for 1st Congress. Wisconsin State AFL-CIO endorses.
5:24am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Dominates at Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin Senate debate.
5:23am
Concerned Veterans for America. Joins AFP-hosted Wisconsin Senate primary debate.
5:21am
Leahy for 85th Assembly. To run for the 85th Assembly District.

9:29am
Wausau Daily Herald. New Marathon County Board member to run for state Assembly against Rep. Pat Snyder.
5:19am
WQOW. Mondovi area woman announces run for 93rd Assembly.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vice President Mike Pence on Scott Walker: 'I think he's the best governor in America.'
5:04am
Kenosha News. Wamboldt drops out of congressional race.
4:58am
U.S. News & World Report. Vukmir, Nicholson clash over experiences in first debate. Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:56am
NBC 15. Walker reserves TV advertising time starting next week.

Thursday April 26, 2018

Governor

5:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker urging farmers to document, report losses after April snowstorm.
5:04am
Fox 11. Walker tours 2 snow-damaged farms in Northeast Wisconsin.

Legislative

2:39pm
Rep. Young. To host community forum on stolen cars.
10:43am
Rep. Berceau. Wisconsin Assembly Democrats: Government as a force for good.
10:20am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. New GOP law may increase water pollution, flooding in some communities.

5:35am
WXOW. Rep. Jill Billings receives WEDA's "Champion of Economic Development" award.
5:32am
Daily Cardinal. State quietly deregulates stormwater, its latest move in a series of environmental rollbacks.

State Agencies

4:45pm
AG Schimel. And Texas AG file 20-state injunction against Obamacare.
4:32pm
DHS. #HopeActLiveWI: Grant award to support addiction treatment.
4:30pm
AG Schimel. Backs tax exemptions for ministers in friend of the court brief.
11:31am
DOT. Stay safe on the roads this growing season.
5:24am
DPI. Two school nominated for national Green Ribbon recognition.

9:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin approves water pollution permit for 5,800-cow feedlot.
5:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. New Beltline Interchange rebuild options are cheaper, less sweeping.

Economy/Business

3:41pm
Foxconn. And M+W | Gilbane announce start of site preparation work for advanced display manufacturing campus.
3:39pm
Village of Mount Pleasant, Racine County, RCEDC. Less than one year later: Work to begin on Foxconn site.
3:09pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on Foxconn. 

1:12pm
Duluth News Tribune. Second round of explosions, fires rock Superior refinery.
5:13am
Racine Journal Times. Water diversion OK boosts Foxconn. Wisconsin Public Radio.
5:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Foxconn exec at Mike Pence event: Donald Trump, Scott Walker led to us locate in Wisconsin. 
5:05am
U.S. News & World Report. Foxconn official promises news soon at Pence Wisconsin forum.
5:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn exec says Wisconsin companies win construction work.

Statewide

8:59am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Governor proclaims May as Building Safety Month.

9:18am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Hundreds of rape kits untested despite Wisconsin law that required DNA analysis.
9:07am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Are kids feeling better? After youth mental health funding boost, state struggles to say.
5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs Association creates mental health task force.

Education

4:44pm
Rep. Murphy. Statement on UW-Oshkosh charges.
2:35pm
UW-Madison. Mailick stepping down from top research role.
1:32pm
One Wisconsin Now. Latest conference hosted by Tommy Thompson Center continues promoting the right-wing agenda on the public dime.
12:50pm
UW-Madison. UW researcher to send cotton into space to improve its growth on Earth.
10:21am
UW System. Board of Regents Audit Committee Chair statement regarding DOJ criminal charges against former UW-Oshkosh officials.

1:36pm
Cap Times. Former UW-Oshosh officials charged with crimes for foundation loan guarantees.
11:26am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Felony charges filed against former UW-Oshkosh chancellor, vice-chancellor.
9:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. An athlete charged with a crime could be ineligible for the postseason.

Local

2:25pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Receives national award for work supporting local business.
12:11pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Appointed to national trade policy advisory committee.
12:10pm
Milwaukee Office of the Assessor. Board of Review sets new course with Evans as chair.
11:30am
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Legislation mandates lead water lines replacement at child care facilities.
10:02am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to explore construction of more digesters, manure treatment systems in Mendota Watershed.

5:07am
WISC. Judge: Wisconsin sex offender can visit sick son at hospital.
5:02am
WTMJ. Aldermen ask Mayor Barrett to step down if he enters race for governor.

Congress

2:26pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Votes to confirm Pompeo as Secretary of State.
10:05am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan legislation to strengthen CTE teacher training and prepare students for the workforce.
5:26am
U.S. Reps. Pocan, Kildee, Johnson. Call in Israel to grant access to Gaza.
5:24am
Wachs for Governor. Responds to Vice President Trump and Gov. Walker's events.
5:22am
Gov. Walker. Joins Vice President Pence in Milwaukee to talk tax relief for Wisconsin's hardworking families.

5:29am
WISN. VP Mike Pence visits Milwaukee, touts Trump's tax cuts.
5:19am
The Hill. Experimental drugs bill runs aground despite Trump, Pence support.
5:15am
The Hill. Election security dominates hearing for Trump Homeland Security nominee.
5:14am
The Hill. House subpanel recommends buying three more ships than Navy requested.
5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pence talks tax reform, Tammy Baldwin during Milwaukee visit.
5:01am
Fox 6. 'The other side of the story:' Democrats protest Vice Pres. Pence visit in Milwaukee.

Politics

4:32pm
Polce for 1st Congress. Challenges Bryan Steil's campaign to disclose donors.
4:29pm
One Wisconsin Now. Increasingly desperate Gov. Walker to start re-election TV ads May 1.
3:43pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress.
12:21pm
Renard for 1st Senate. Proposes term limits, extension of no pay pledge to state budget.
10:04am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Gov. Walker has Wisconsin working as the comeback continues.
8:58am
Warner for 93rd Assembly. Announces bid.
8:55am
Hartwig for State Treasurer. Launches campaign.

9:06am
La Crosse Tribune. Vukmir, Nicholson to meet in GOP Senate primary debate.
5:08am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Barron's Quinn seeking re-election to Assembly.

Wednesday April 25, 2018

Governor

11:33am
Gov. Walker. Visits farmers impacted by April blizzard in northeast Wisconsin.

Legislative

2:37pm
Rep. Jagler. Hosts community forum on human trafficking.
2:36pm
Assembly Corrections Committee Democrats. Letter to Rep. Ballweg, Sen. Nass requesting hearing on DOC rule changes.
2:03pm
Rep. Anderson. We need humanity in our leaders.

4:52am
U.S. News & World Report. City attorney to prosecute senator for disorderly conduct.

State Agencies

4:00pm
Foxconn. Statement on water permit.
3:58pm
Clean Wisconsin. Statement on DNR approval of Racine water diversion.
3:10pm
Village of Mount Pleasant, Racine County, RCEDC. Local leaders applaud DNR approval of City of Racine's water diversion request to serve Village of Mount Pleasant.
2:54pm
DNR Approves straddling community diversion application from city of Racine.
2:37pm
DOA. State of Wisconsin receives "A" grade for transparent government.
1:33pm
AG Schimel. Announces details of $100M School Safety Grant initiative.
12:47pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment and unemployment estimates released.
11:32am
DATCP. Safety first for resale shoppers and sellers.
11:32am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Don't allow bitcoin donations.
5:12am
Emergency Management. "Listen, Act and Live!" - NOAA emergency radios save lives.

4:07pm
U.S. News & World Report. DNR approves pulling Lake Michigan water for Foxconn plant. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
2:55pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Brad Schimel urges every Wisconsin school to seek security funding.
12:08pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. All Wisconsin schools to have secure entrances by fall with $30 million in grants, AG Brad Schimel says.
9:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ex-cop Glenn Rehberg must dole out $100 million as Wisconsin school safety czar.
5:10am
WEDC. Eagle River site earns Certified in Wisconsin designation.
5:09am
WEDC. City of Evansville receives $250,000 state grant to support downtown project.
5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Want to give digital currency to a political campaign? State ethics panel mulls if and how.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State launches school safety grant program, cites strong early interest.
4:58am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Wisconsin weather: Walker, state officials tour damage to area farms from historic blizzard.
4:51am
WBAY. AG: Wisconsin leading the way in battle against opioid addiction.

Economy/Business

5:07am
350 Madison, Sierra Club. Decision by Minnesota judge vindicates Dane County's prescient actions.

9:02am
Washington Post. This rural Wisconsin county is famous in China. A trade war could take it all away.
4:57am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Chasing the Foxconn: Local meeting held for firms that want in on $10B project.
4:56am
WSAW. Contractors attend Wausau forum to bid for Foxconn construction work.
4:55am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn receives air emissions permits from DNR. U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:48am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin DNR gives approval for Jackson County frac facility.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Environmental groups oppose judge's ruling on Enbridge's Line 3.
4:43am
Milwaukee Biz Times.  Tariffs could increase Harley raw material costs by $20 million this year.

Statewide

11:29am
One Wisconsin Now. Student loan debt rises 50 percent on sixth anniversary of $1T day.
10:47am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. The assault on local democracy in Wisconsin.

5:03am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Is Narcan masking the scope of Wisconsin's drug problem?

Courts

1:44pm
District II Court of Appeals. Lagoon Lane v. Paul Rice.
1:43pm
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Robert P. Vesper.

Education

4:02pm
UW-Eau Claire. Jazz I wins its eighth DownBeat Award.
3:43pm
UW-Rock County. "Contact-Induced Language Change" topic of Maddux free lecture.
1:35pm
UW-Rock County. Three faculty members receive Kaplan Award honors.
1:34pm
UW-Madison. Bird observing course an experience in finding passion for nature.
12:47pm
MPS. Last day of school for high schools changes to May 21.

2:52pm
Stevens Point Journal. Portage County Board voices support for UW-Stevens Point humanities majors.
2:49pm
Governing. Democrats, Republicans and the future of higher ed.
4:49am
WISN. Crowd protests over possible MPS budget cuts.

Local

4:09pm
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Be vigilant on Denim Day and beyond.
12:05pm
Mliwaukee Alds. Donovan, Borkowski. Aldermen ask Mayor Barrett to step down if he enters race for governor.
11:31am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Sheriff's office to host Prescription Drug Take Bay Day.

4:53am
WISN. Final holdouts: Some homeowners haven't sold property for Foxconn.
4:50am
WJFW. Eagle River now home to 20th certified site in the state.
4:48am
Beloit Daily News. Tribe remains optimistic on casino.
4:44am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County committee signals interest in referendum addressing partisan election maps.

Congress

12:06pm
Voces de la Frontera. Statement on Mike Pence's visit to Milwaukee.
5:14am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Rubio. Applaud congressional passage of JUST Act.

1:15pm
Reuters. U.S. Congress girds for fight over expected Trump spending cuts.
5:19am
Fox 6. Vice President Mike Pence to attend 3 events in Wisconsin on Wednesday.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Federal spending bill includes $55 million for King veterans home.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Tammy Baldwin to vote against Mike Pompeo for secretary of state.

Politics

2:34pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Glenn Grothman touts GOP tax scam.
2:33pm
One Wisconsin Now. Why would former Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger's wealthy patron donate $15,000 to Robin Vos's Wisconsin political operation?
11:48am
RPW. Vice President Mike Pence and Wisconsin Republicans putting hard-working families first.
10:04am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Announces endorsement by a dozen sheriffs from across Wisconsin in bid for U.S. Senate.
8:58am
Roys for Governor. "Walker and Pence divide Wisconsinites with bigotry."
5:16am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Statement on Walker's approval of Foxconn's air pollution.
5:13am
Wachs for Governor. Responds to four air permits issued to Foxconn.
5:11am
Ryan for 1st Congress. Statement on AZ-08 special election.

1:38pm
Cap Times. Some Democrats pledge to break Foxconn contract as Wisconsin governor.
1:03pm
CBS 58. New candidate for Ryan's seat, Bryan Steil, raises a quarter million in three days.

Tuesday April 24, 2018

Governor

4:34pm
Gov. Walker. 21-acre parcel becomes 20th site certified as 'development-ready' by WEDC.

Legislative

2:44pm
Rep. Young. Grieves for recent Waffle House shotting victims.
2:42pm
Heal Without Harm Coalition. Committeed to Heal Without Harm legislation.
12:18pm
One Wisconsin Now. Payday loan industry spared no expense making memories for Speaker Robin Vos on free European vacation.
5:11am
Rep. Tittl. To host foster care event in Manitowoc.

12:21pm
Cincinnatie Equirer. FBI investigation: Ohio speaker had private tours, stayed in 5-star hotel in London.

State Agencies

4:35pm
DOT. WisDOT issues new Children's Hospital specialty license plates.
3:05pm
DOR. Collections, March FY2018.
2:53pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:08pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Omro resident claims $1 million Mega Millions ticket.
10:31am
DATCP. Order tickets now for Alice in Dairyland finals.
10:30am
DMA. National Guard to canvass Omro as part of Dark Sky exercise.
5:11am
DOT. State revokes auto dealers' licenses.
5:10am
OCI. Money Smart Week in Wisconsin.
5:06am
DATCP. Sec. Harsdorf urges farmers to report snowstorm losses.

11:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Campaign donations in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could pose pitfalls for Wisconsin politicians and the public.
4:53am
Appleton Post-Crescent. 'Dark Sky' training exercise to simulate mass power outage in Wisconsin.
4:41am
NBC 15. Wisconsin officials warn of possible measles exposure.
4:40am
WQOW. AG Schimel promotes Drug Take Back Day in Altoona.

Economy/Business

2:52pm
Foxconn. Statement on air permit.
11:20am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Twenty-five entries advance to second phase in 'Wisconsin YES!' youth biz plan contest.

9:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Appleton Coated paper mill back in action under new name: Midwest Paper Group.
5:08am
CNBC. Kimberly-Clark sales surpass estimates.

Environment/Outdoors

4:42am
WJFW. First-ever positive CWD test in wild Oneida County deer sets businesses, hunters on edge.

Statewide

12:17pm
NAMI Wisconsin. Action on the Square presented by NAMI Wisconsin.

Courts

9:22am
District I Court of Appeals. Media Placement Services v. DOT.

11:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Court: PR firm not entitled to free accident data.

Education

3:18pm
UW-Rock County. Opportunities for youth entering 1-9.
2:41pm
AFT Local 212. Opposes Ascension Wisconsin closing St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee.
2:40pm
UW-Stout. Food science research places fourth in Fiberstar global contest.
11:20am
UW-Madison. Future wearable device could tell how we power human movement.
10:43am
UW-Madison. UW nursing dean, sleep research ket to policy statement on nurse fatigue.
10:34am
Marquette Univesity. To honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 26-28.
10:33am
Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor students, teachers, and principals at award luncheon on April 28 in Denmark.
5:12am
UW-Platteville. Collaborative engineering program explores renewable energy.

4:54am
Daily Reporter. MSOE breaks ground on $34 million high-tech education hall.

Local

2:39pm
Natural Resources Development Association. ICYMI: Aquila editorial highlights how mining will offer a bright future to Marathon County.
11:22am
Milwaukee Ald. Witkowski. Steady increase in hit-and-run crashes a troubling trend for Milwaukee.
10:32am
Village of Mount Pleasant. Village to own 95% of Foxconn Area I.
5:08am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Mayor's firing of the executive director of the Fire and Police Commission most disappointing.

3:58pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Announces committee assignments.
2:37pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Mount Pleasant transferring 800 acres to Foxconn.
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mayor Tom Barrett picks city lobbyist to lead Milwaukee's Fire and Police Commission after leader's sudden exit.

Congress

3:04pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Grothman most partisan member of Congress from Wisconsin.
2:54pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Brings Congress to Sheboygan for briefing.
12:07pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Cassidy. Introduce bipartisan legislation to halt the flow of illicit fentanyl into the U.S. 
9:19am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to support American manufacturers and shipbuilders.
5:05am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Praises Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo.
5:05am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Presents Congressional Medal Award in Thiensville.

4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes in favor of Popeo as next Secretary of State.
4:49am
Politico. Republicans aim to sidestep another spending meltdown.

Politics

3:06pm
RPW. Senator Tammy Baldwin picks party over country.
2:53pm
RPW. ICYMI: Wisconsin Republicans have an optimistic story to tell.
1:05pm
Quinn for 75th Assembly. Announces re-election campaign.
12:29pm
Renard for 1st Senate. Calls on government to assist northeast Wisconsin farmers' recovery from blizzard.
12:10pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Leah Vukmir: 'One of the most important conservatives in Wisconsin in the past 20 years.
10:35am
Crowley for 17th Assembly. Seeks second term in state Assembly.
9:20am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Hits all 72 counties on her Wisconsin Way tour.
8:26am
Roys for Governor. To Ascension Wisconsin: Save St. Joe's.
8:25am
Marklein for 17th Senate. Announces bid for re-election to state Senate.
5:09am
RPW. Will Senator Tammy Baldwin allow allies to continue their foreign policy obstruction?

10:29am
DrydenWire. Rep. Quinn announces re-election campaign for 75th District.
5:23am
New York Times. The fight for Wisconsin is on as outside money pours into Senate race.
5:16am
Beloit Daily News. Ringhand to run for re-election.
5:14am
Juneau County Star-Times. Senate candidate Vukmir touts Trump, wall support during Mauston, Reedsburg stops.
4:58am
Cap Times. Rep. Todd Novak: Contrary to Cap Times' editorial, I'm an independent voice in the Assembly.
4:57am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Andre Jacque, Alex Renard vie for spot in state Senate special election.
4:56am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Andre Jacque seeks higher office in state Senate run.
4:55am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Alex Renard touts business experience, conservative values.
4:54am
Portage Daily Register. Medical cannabis advocate runs for 41st State Assembly seat.
4:52am
Daily Reporter. Dems' chances may rest on flipping GOP strongholds.
4:48am
The Hill. Former Ryan aide announces congressional bid.
4:48am
The Hill. Watchdog group sues for donor list from Ryan-aligned nonprofit.
4:45am
Fox 6. Crowded field: 16 Democrats running for Wisconsin governor, Mayor Barrett undecided.
4:44am
Kenosha News. Bristol resident to run against Wanggaard for state Senate.
4:43am
WEAU. (Video) Vukmir makes stop in Eau Claire.

Monday April 23, 2018

Governor

3:27pm
Gov. Walker. Delivers remarks at the Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall groundbreaking ceremony at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
10:59am
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for student representative on the Wisconsin Technical College System Board.
10:58am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. WMC-backed bill changes state solid waste law.

5:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker, environmentalists, spar over wider review of lake diversion plan.
5:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Careful, governor, or your veto power will be clipped again.
4:59am
Washington Post. Wisconsin is the GOP model for 'welfare reform.' But as work requirements grow, so does one family's desperation.

Legislative

3:36pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Rural school leaders: Schools in Wisconsin are unequal.
3:35pm
Sen. Kapenga. Hosts listening session in Hartland on Wednesday.
1:21pm
Rep. Steffen. To host district listening session.
11:01am
Rep. Hebl. Column: Plant a tree this Arbor Day.
5:28am
Rep. Neubauer. This Earth Day, we come together.

5:13am
Daily Reporter. Editorial: What the Legislature did (and didn't do) this session.

State Agencies

3:34pm
DMA. Dary Sky exercise slated for May 15-17 at sites across state.
3:29pm
DHS. Wisconsin doctor named Childhood Immunization Champion by the CDC.
1:23pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces Milwaukee educator as guest for President of Frace Macron's address to joint meeting of Congress.
1:22pm
DOJ. Drug Take Back Day is April 28.

9:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ethics Commission to consider Bicoin donations to Wisconsin politicians.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. History on the move as new state archives and preservation facility begins to fill.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Shortage of agricultural agents creating void in farm-rich counties.

Economy/Business

9:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposed federal changes could remove barriers for Wisconsin hemp industry.

Environment/Outdoors

4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tribal forests more diverse, sustainable than surrounding forests.

Statewide

3:32pm
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Panelists named for WBA Foundation primary debates.
9:41am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. March 2018 Home Sales Report.
9:15am
The Wisconsin Forum. Welcomes Christopher Preble Tuesday, May 1.

5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Towering transmission line in western Wisconsin sparks questions over need and nearly half-billion-dollar cost.

Education

3:37pm
UW-Stout. Industry parternships put plastics engineering lab at forefront.
3:33pm
UW-Stout. Alumnus elected youngest mayor ever in hometown of Merrill.
3:31pm
Marquette University. Jeannie and Jim Gaffigan to serve as Marquette's spring Commencement speakers.
3:28pm
UW System. Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs James Henderson retires, Karen Schmitt named interim.
11:00am
DPI. 15 students named Presidental Scholar semifinalists.
10:57am
UW-Madison. Study shows undocumented immigration doesn't increase violent crime.
9:22am
UW-River Falls. To host seminar of marketing livestock.
5:25am
MPS. 8,000+ students to perform in first-ever All-City Arts Festival at Henry Maier Festival Park.

5:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. On Columbine anniversary, more calls for gun control. Fox 6. Green Bay Press-Gazette. Oshkosh Northwestern.
4:53am
WTMJ. UW study to reclassify jobs, set compensation structure.

Local

3:30pm
MMSD. Pumping Station 15 project wins national infrastructure sustainability award.
11:49am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 6 arrests.
11:25am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement regarding the Fire and Police Commission.
10:56am
A Better Mount Pleasant. Community group to host information forum on Foxconn development.
5:29am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Annual property assessments in Milwaukee show real estate values are up throughout the city.

9:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Climate change and favorable prices prompt Milwaukee and Dane County to join trend of governments investing in solar power.
5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee police vehicle pursuits surge after policy change to target reckless drivers.

Congress

5:12am
Cap Times. Paul Ryan touts tax overhaul, military funding in first Wisconsin speech after retirement announcement.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Paul Ryan: Big Tech regulation needed; future lawmakers must rein in Medicare, Medicaid.
4:56am
WKOW. Sen. Ron Johnson talks voter ID law, tariffs and 2020 election.

Federal Agencies

5:26am
Cornucopia Instittute. Controversial USDA National Organic Standards Board to meet in Tucson.

Politics

1:21pm
Flynn for Governor. Milwaukee County Supervisor Syvia Ortiz-Velez endorses.
9:46am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Senator Mike Lee endorses.
9:44am
Walker for Governor. In the News: Foxconn creating opportunities for companies across Wisconsin.
9:42am
RPW. ICYMI: Democrat primary for governor goes "whacko."
9:39am
Rep. Rohrkaste. Announces re-election run.
5:27am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Statement on Bryan Steil entering race for WI-01.
5:24am
Bodden for 59th Assembly. Rep. Andre Jacque endorses.

11:23am
Cap Times. Nick Polce, Republican candidate for Paul Ryan's seat, promises not to become a career politician.
9:50am
Cap Times. Large field of governor candidates worries some Wisconsin Democrats, emboldens others.
5:40am
Tomah Journal. Viroqua's Paul Buhr announces run for Wisconsin Assembly, 96th District.
5:09am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. State Senate candidate Alex Renard moved to De Pere apartment month before declaring run.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tom Barrett's interest in governor's race signals weak field, vulnerable incumbent.
5:07am
ABC News. Meet the top megadonors spending millions this election cycle.
5:05am
WKBT. Alicia Leinberger announces she is running for 96th district Assembly.
5:03am
Superior Telegram. Economist vies for 7th Congressional District.
4:58am
Cap Times. Democrats Evers, Crute, Gronik plead their cases on Sunday TV.
4:55am
Cap Times. Q&A: Democratic state treasurer candidate Sarah Godlewski says the office can do good work, despite much authority stripped.
4:54am
Racine Journal Times. Bristol Democrat Lori Hawkins announces plan to challenge Wanggaard.
4:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Bryan Steil becomes GOP front-runner to win Paul Ryan's seat. Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democratic Party congressional candidate calls for legalizing marijuana.

Friday April 20, 2018

Governor

9:32am
Gov. Walker. Newly signed talent attraction legislation to support future launch of mobile job center.

Legislative

4:17pm
Rep. Taylor. Statement on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre.
4:13pm
Rep. Neylon. Statement on employment and jobs report.
2:47pm
Sen. Nass. DPI Assistant Superintendent - only 'Social Justice Equity Warriors' need apply.
12:13pm
Educators for Gun Safety Reform Now! On 19th Columbine anniversary, teachers, students and parents gather for gun safety day of action.
12:04pm
One Wisconsin Now. 999 motion gets Robin Vos a free European vacation?
12:02pm
Sen. Shilling. Column: Protect Wisconsin's conservation legacy.
10:38am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. New state law prohibits communities from regulating drones. 

State Agencies

4:16pm
DNR. Baiting and feeding ban renewed in Oneida County following new CWD detection.
4:15pm
DNR. Meeting scheduled to review Potawatomi State Park observation tower removal.
1:49pm
DWD. BLS data: WI ranks 4th nationally in private sector jobs gained over-the-month, 1st in manufacturing jobs added in 2018.
1:46pm
DOC. Stanley inmates participate in spring graduation ceremony.
10:43am
DOT. When the snow finally melts...watch for Adopt-a-Highway crews.
5:20am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

Economy/Business

10:35am
M-WERC. WERCBench Labs to host Pitch Night on May 1.

4:55am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Rockwell, Manpower aiming to hit veteran training target by 2020.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin unemployment rate in March remained at record-low 2.9% for second month.

Statewide

12:09pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Honors Gloria Halverson, MD, as Physician Citizen of the Year.
12:07pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Timothy McAvoy, MD, receives Directors Award.
12:06pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Honors physicians with Presidential Citation Awards.

5:14am
The Hill. Drug industry facing onslaught from frustrated states.
4:44am
NBC 15. Cyber attack at UnityPoint Health puts 16,000 people at risk.
4:43am
WISC. Study shows number of opioid prescriptions declining.

Courts

9:33am
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Appellate court overturns ruling on 2012 Brookfield spa shooting case, increases accountability for online firearm dealers that facilitate illegal gun sales.

10:42am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Supreme Court justices full of questions at hearing on professor's suit against Marquette.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's medical malpractice cap goes before the state Supreme Court. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:54am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Federal judge: UWO Foundation's lawsuit against UW System will go to trial.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In McAdams vs. Marquette hearing, justices focus on speech rights for professors.
4:50am
Bloomberg. U.S. online gun market takes a hit from Wisconsin court ruling.

Education

12:10pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. To DPI: Proposed ESSA rules violate state law.
12:03pm
Marquette University. CBS Sports' Bill Raftery to speak at Axthelm Lecture.
12:01pm
UW-Stout. Construction majors receive industry advisory board scholarships.
10:39am
UW-Madison. Curious Madisonian still innovating, designing, improving 35 years after UW-Madison graduation.
9:34am
UW System. Receives $4 million in broadband funding.
9:12am
UW-Rock County. Janesville native & comedian Pete Lee performs May 1.
5:32am
DPI. April 23 hearing set on choice and tribal revitalization grant scope statements.
5:22am
MPS. And UWM, MATC develop path for future teachers.
5:21am
DPI. Four scope statements are subject of morning preliminary hearing April 23.

4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee-area students will march on Columbine anniversary as they continue to seek gun reform.
4:43am
WKOW. Students prepare to walk out for 2nd time to demand action on gun reform.

Local

5:23am
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. FPC poised to approve new firefighter eligible list.

1:50pm
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Door Co. Board adopts resolution regarding anonymous funding in election campaigns.

Congress

12:12pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures $55 million for Wisconsin Veterans Home at King.
10:40am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins colleagues to call on administration to take immediate action to reduce price of life-saving opioid overdose reversal drug.

4:46am
Washington Post. Republicans fear political risk in Senate races as House moves to extend tax cuts.
4:44am
CBS 58. Wisconsin police chiefs joining fight against pro-gun legislation in Washington.

Politics

12:46pm
Ringhand for 15th Senate. To run for second term.
12:05pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Top individual Democratic and Republican contributors, 2008-2017.
10:28am
Roys for Governor. Marks 19th anniversary of Columbine shooting.
8:59am
Allen for 97th Assembly. Announces campaign for re-election.
8:54am
Soglin for Governor. Latest poll shows Paul Soglin and Tony Evers in a virtual dead heat for the Democratic nomination for governor. Memo.

10:44am
U.S. News & World Report. Multiple candidates register to run for state treasurer.
5:10am
Wausau Daily Herald. Sen. Jerry Petrowski to seek re-election in Wisconsin 29th Senate District.
5:09am
Janesville Gazette. Governor candidate Gronik says he's the one to beat Walker.
4:53am
U.S. News & World Report. Conservative PAC announces $1 million ad buy for Nicholson.
4:52am
Winona Daily News. Trempealeau County supervisor Jon Schultz joins race to fill Vinehout seat.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Barrett says possible bid for governor not a criticism of other Dems.
4:48am
CNBC. More House seats are open in 2018 than in at least a dozen years, but it's no slam dunk for Democrats.
4:46am
U.S. News & World Report. Legislative candidate pledges to work for free in 2018.
4:42am
WQOW. Protecting kids is Altoona Police Chief's main reason for running for Assembly.

Thursday April 19, 2018

Governor

10:07am
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin adds 8,900 private sector jobs, unemployment rate holds at all-time low 2.9% in March.
8:53am
Gov. Walker. Submits health care stability plan for federal approval.

8:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Obamacare costs could drop 5% in 2019, under plan by Gov. Scott Walker.
4:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker sees federal waiver for reinsurance program.

Legislative

4:18pm
Rep. Steineke. Column: Study Committee on Minor Guardianship aims to advocate for vulnerable kids.
10:06am
Sen. Hansen. Weekly Democratic radio address: Prescription Drug Price Gouging.
9:59am
Sen. Shilling. Affordable Care Act is working in Wisconsin.

4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers approve new funding formula for UW System schools. U.S. News & World Report.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Finance committee OKs additional $7.1M for prison care.
4:42am
NBC 26. Union wants vote on Kimberly-Clark incentives package.

State Agencies

4:20pm
DATCP. Nominees announced for Diary Farmers of WI Board.
9:56am
DWD. BLS data: State adds 8,900 private sector jobs, 2,100 manufacturing jobs in March: Unemployment rate holds at historically low 2.9%.

1:09pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin added 8,900 private sector jobs in March.
8:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. AG charges law enforcement officer with felony for unauthorized release of police records.
5:25am
NBC 15. Schimel rips state bar for handing award to felon.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. State treasurer recommends buying, replacing Downtown building, moving state offices into new facility at site.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Release programs for sick and elderly prisoners could save millions. But states rarely use them.
4:56am
WQOW. State DOT secretary discusses road funding in Chippewa Falls.

Economy/Business

4:00pm
Linetec. Wins Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award.
1:33pm
M-WERC. Leads discussion on energy efficiency.
10:01am
Diaryland Power Cooperative. Announces more solar energy sites.
10:00am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Engaging state, federal policymakers is topic of May 10 Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon.

8:21am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn director: Why we came here.
5:17am
La Crosse Tribune. Proposed Jackson County frac operation sued for breach of contract; appeals court considering challenge from neighbors.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Haribo gummy bear factory in Kenosha County could have up to 1,450 workers.
4:48am
Fox 6. 'Very disappointed:' Bon-Ton to shutter all stores; more than 2,000 employees affected in Wisconsin.
4:48am
U.S. News & World Report. Liquidation firms win bid for the Bon-Ton stores.
4:43am
WJFW. Chinese tariffs hurt two major Wisconsin industries.
4:42am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Badger Meter CEO 'disappointed' in companies tying raises to tax cuts.

Statewide

4:20pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Report shows 25 percent decline in opioid prescribing in Wisconsin.

4:50am
Fox 6. Violence Policy Center analysis: Wisconsin ranks #2 in the nation for 'black homicide victimization.'

Courts

3:25pm
Marquette University. Emphasizes employer rights in oral arguments to Wisconsin Supreme Court.
1:31pm
WMC. Fights back against big government special interests.
8:54am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. David Hager, Jr.
8:54am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Brandon Buchanan.
8:47am
District I Court of Appeals. Susan L. Baldwin v. Milwaukee County.
8:46am
District IV Court of Appeals. Sara J. Scace v. Bryan J. Schulte.
8:45am
District I Court of Appeals. Yasmeen Daniel v. Armslist, LLC.
8:31am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Argues two cases at the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
5:05am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Justice requires judges to speak out on lawyer compensation proposal.

1:12pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Justice Shirley Abrahamson, undergoing medical tests, has been participating in Wisconsin cases only by phone.
1:06pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin appeals court reinstates spa shooting lawsuit.
4:47am
WTMJ. Marquette conservative speech case going to Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Education

3:26pm
WTCS. Recognizes student ambasadors.
3:11pm
UW-Stout. Student newspaper receives three state-level awards.
3:09pm
UW-Madison Chancellor Blank. Confronting our campus history.
1:08pm
UW-Stout. Chinese children enjoy visit to campus as part of American experience.
10:04am
Marquette University. Five journalists to join the Perry and Alicia O'Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism.

4:55am
Stevens Point Journal. UW-Stevens Point students march, sit-in in Madison to protest cuts to liberal arts majors. Wisconsin Public Radio.

Local

4:01pm
Madison Department of Civil Rights. Statement on the passing of Vel Phillips.
1:02pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Moore Omokunde. Celebrates the life and legacy of attorny, alderwoman, judge and Secretary of State Velvalea Phillips.

5:24am
Cap Times. Vel Phillips encountered discrimination at UW that would shape her activism in Milwaukee. Fox 6.
4:55am
Kenosha News. Somers officials seek monthly Foxconn updates.
4:51am
WTMJ. Ascension to hold off on St. Joseph Hospital cutbacks.
4:45am
U.S. News & World Report. Demolition work begins on Wisconsin General Motors plant.

Congress

3:35pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Applauds more than $7.5 million federal investment for Wisconsin to combat opioid epidemic.
12:56pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Ernst. Introduce legislation to support resources for farmers in crisis.
5:04am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Wisconsin Vietnam war veterans secure Vietnam Helicopter Pilot and Crewmember Monument in Arlington National Cemetery.

5:01am
Racine Journal Times. U.S. Senate blocks bill on ballast water; EPA continues oversight.
4:46am
The Hill. Dems: Ryan 'sole impediment' to DACA deal.

Politics

1:04pm
McCabe for Governor. Gains Moms Demand Action's Gun Sense Candidate Distinction.
1:00pm
Gronik for Governor. Earns endorsement of Wisconsin Gazette.
12:59pm
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Announces additional Finance Committee Co-Chairs.
12:57pm
Duchow for 99th Assembly. Seeks re-election.
12:55pm
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker ad declares 'Democrats are winning.'
10:34am
Nass for 11th Senate. Calls on Bryan Steil to run for Congress.
10:03am
Renard for 1st Senate. Makes "no pay, no per diem" pledge.

2:32pm
Fox 11. Pence to participate in Milwaukee forum to tout tax overhaul.
1:21pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wary of GOP complacency, Gov. Scott Walker braces for a possible 'blue wave.'
8:33am
Racine Journal Times. Candidates focus campaigns after Ryan withdrawal.
8:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Ron Johnson won't say if he will endorse Trump for re-election in 2020.
8:20am
The Hill. GOP senate hopefuls race to catch up with Dems.
4:59am
Kenosha News. County supervisor, police officer Jeff Wamboldt to run for Ryan's seat.
4:59am
ABC News. Democrats see Wisconsin as proving ground for party revival.
4:58am
Chippewa Herald. Altoona police chief announces bid for 68th Assembly.
4:53am
Daily Reporter. GOP candidate contends push for prevailing-wage repeal costing him support.
4:52am
Fox 6. Tom Barrret for governor? Milwaukee's mayor isn't ruling out another bid.
4:46am
Fox 6. Paul Nehlen's wife made $37,000 from his congressional campaign.

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Governor

2:22pm
Wisconsin Troopers' Association. Applauds the signing of Act 347.
1:13pm
Sen. Hansen. Walker and GOP pull bait and switch on taxpayers.
12:01pm
Gov. Walker. We are getting positive things done for the people of Wisconsin.
4:39am
Rep. Quinn. Governor Walker signs five bills.

4:25am
Duluth News Tribune. Wisconsin law seeks to boost heart attack survival odds.
4:21am
Daily Cardinal. Walker signs child tax credit, sales tax holiday into law despite Democratic dissent.
4:20am
Milwaukee Biz Times. New state law aims to steer Medicaid patients to primary care, not emergency department.
4:16am
WQOW. Gov. Walker signs a bill that helps pay for school supplies.

Legislative

4:26pm
Rep. Crowley. Statement on Ascension Wisconsin "pausing" changes to St. Joseph Hospital.
2:58pm
Decoding Dyslexia. Great new for struggling readers!
1:14pm
One Wisconsin Now. Robin Vos's relationship with disgraced ex-Ohio speaker didn't start in London.
1:04pm

Sen. Vinehout. "What can we do to protect our water?"

12:50pm
Rep. Sinicki. Statement regarding MPS committee outburst.
12:05pm
Rep. Shankland. Column: It's time to renew the Wisconsin Idea.
11:02am
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Letter to legislators regarding Veterans Museum.

2:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers eye UW funding tied to metrics including 'workforce contributions,' student access.
12:55pm
U.S. News & World Report. Finance panel OKs another $7.1 million for prison care.
9:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Robin Vos among GOP leaders who made trip with lobbyists and controverisal lawmaker.
4:17am
Appleton Post Crescent. United Steelworkers asks Senate to vote now on Kimberly-Clark subsidies.

State Agencies

4:06pm
AG Schimel. Statement regarding Wisconsin State Bar Association WisLAP Volunteer Award being given to convicted felon.
2:38pm
DOJ. Janesville man convicted for meth operation.
1:32pm
Wisconsin Lotterty. $1 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Oshkosh.

Economy/Business

9:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: The Foxconn splurge can't be spread across Wisconsin.
4:23am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Reports: Only bids moving forward for Bon-Ton are for liquidation.
4:22am
WUWM. Former Wisconsin DOA secretary talks up Foxconn on Milwaukee.
4:15am
La Crosse Tribune. Foxconn vendor session draws local, national interest.

Statewide

4:00pm
Conucopia Institute. Suspicious organic grain shipment intercepted at U.S. Port.
1:12pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Marquis named vice president, communications.
10:02am
Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association. John Wagner appointed as new chairman.
8:57am
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff honoring former First Lady Barbara Bush. Executive Order #285.
8:55am
White House. President Donald J. Trump on flying the flag at half-staff for the passing of Barbara Bush.
4:36am
Former Gov. Thompson. Statement on the passing of Barbara Bush.

4:33am
USA Today. Former first lady Barbara Bush, wife and mother of presidents, dead at 92.
4:32am
Bloomberg. Taxpayers get an extra day to file after IRS computers fail.

Courts

12:03pm
One Wisconsin Now. Calls out Rebecca Bradley for conflicts in case of bullying professor.
9:00am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Winnebago County v. J.M.
8:59am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Daniel J. Rostollan.
8:58am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Linda L. Gray.

Education

4:20pm
Wisconsin Land+Water Conservation Association. High school and middle school students compete in the 2018 Wisconsin Envirothon.
2:06pm
UW-Stout. Students to present at biochem, molecular biology national conference.
11:05am
UW-Madison. Three from UW-Madison elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Local

3:18pm
Milwaukee Common Council President Hamilton. Inspired and emboldened by a true stateswoman, Vel Phillips.
1:56pm
Gov. Walker. Releases a statement on the passing of former Wisconsin Secretary of State Vel Phillips.
1:55pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. A titan no longer with us.
1:34pm
Milwaukee Ald. Witkowski. Fire and Police Commission violates open meetings law, leading to do-over for police chief appointment.
1:29pm
Rep. Young. Mourns death of former Secretary of State Vel Phillips.
12:02pm
Rep. Bowen. Staetment on the passing of the honorable Vel Phillips.
11:39am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Seeks partners to develop solar, wind projects across region, state.
11:24am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on the passing of Vel Phillips.
11:04am
Milwaukee Ald.Bohl. On the public service of Vel Phillips.
11:03am
Rep. Crowley. Statement on passing of Milwaukee pioneer Vel Phillips.
10:59am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Wisconsin loses a champion with the passing of Vel Phillips.
10:43am
Sen. Shilling. Statement on the passing of Vel Phillips.
10:01am
One Wisconsin Now. Statements on passing of civil rights icon Vel Phillips.
9:59am
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. On the passing of Milwaukee trailblazer Vel Phillips.

10:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Pioneering civil rights leader Vel Phillips remembered as unwavering voice for justice.

Congress

1:31pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Discusses North Korea and trade on Bloomberg TV.
1:30pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statment on blocking cloture of legislation that harms the Great Lakes.
9:22am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads Wisconsin congressional delegation and Michigan colleagues in bipartisan call for increased support for Wisconsin's LCS shipyard and workforce.

3:04pm
Duluth News Tribune. Senate kills Coast Guard bill with ballast exemption.
4:31am
Reuters. As Republicans push for second tax vote in Congress, Democrats say 'Let's see.'
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Let EPA do its job and monitor Great Lakes shippers to keep invasive species out.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Conservation groups sound alarm on Senate vote to exempt Great Lakes ship ballasts from Clean Water Act.

Politics

3:20pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Wisconsin Club for Growth Director Eric O'Keefe chooses 'gutsy' Leah Vukmir.
2:45pm
Renard for 1st Senate. Unveils first TV ad.
2:26pm
Crute for Governor. Releases gubernatorial launch video - "We're All Badgers".
1:54pm
Gronik for Governor. UW-Stevens Point is ground zero, campus plans to cuts 13 liberal arts majors.
12:28pm
Gronik for Governor. Calls on Scott Walker to protect taxpayers and demand State Treasurer return his salary for not doing his job.
10:46am
NRCC. Adds Steve Toft to 'Young Guns' program.
10:45am
Rep. Sargent. Grassroots campaign collects over 200 signatures to place Melissa Sargent on ballot.
10:05am
Walker for Governor. In the News: Gov. Walker is standing up for taxpayers and moving Wisconsin forward.
9:16am
3rd District Republican Party of Wisconsin. Announces Bill Feehan as new vice chairman.
8:27am
Hawkins for 21st Senate. Announces candidacy for State Senate.
4:37am
Evers for Governor. Opponent's poll shows Tony Evers holds commanding lead in Democratic primary.
4:35am
Kulp for 69th Assembly. Announces reelection for state Assembly.

12:54pm
Marshfield News-Herald. State Rep. Bob Kulp announces re-election bid for 69th Assembly District.
4:27am
WKOW. Janesville attorney to decide by this weekend if he'll run for Rep. Ryan's seat.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Candidates lining up for run for special elections to fill two seats in Wisconsin Legislature. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Already large Democratic field for governor getting bigger.
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Soglin talks taxes, Foxconn and politics at Madison forum.
4:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. Sources: Tom Barrett considering run for governor. WTMJ.

Tuesday April 17, 2018

Governor

3:00pm
Sen. Shilling. Walker's latest attempt to boost lagging approval ratings.
2:55pm
Renard for 1st Senate. Thanks governor for delivering tax relief to northeast Wisconsin families.
1:22pm
Rep. Hutton. Governor signs two bills into law.
1:21pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on newspaper legal notice bill signed into law.
1:20pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Statement on signing of child tax rebate, sales tax holiday.
1:17pm
WMC. Statements on bills signed by Gov. Walker on Monday.
11:06am
Rep. Felzkowski. Veterans bill signed into law.
10:35am
Roys for Governor. Calls out Walker's empty tax gesture.
9:57am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bill to help restock volunteer fire/EMS talent pipeline signed into law.
9:48am
Gov. Walker. Signs bipartisan $100 per-chlid tax rebate, August back-to-school sales tax holiday into law.
8:11am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Two bills signed into law.
5:28am
Wisconsin Aging and Advocacy Network. Aging advocates commend the governor and Legislature for passage of legislation supporting older adults.

11:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker uses veto power to extend sales tax holiday.
10:31am
Mliwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sign-up for $100 tax refund per child begins on May 15 with payments made by August.
10:23am
WTMJ. Walker signs child tax rebate, sales tax holiday.
5:12am
WKOW. Governor Walker signs dozens of bills into law.
5:01am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker signs bill creating $6.8 million ad campaign. Daily Cardinal.
4:58am
WEAU. Walker signs CPR measure into law.
4:57am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker signs Vukmir crime legislation.
4:57am
WSAW. Governor signs bill relaxing rental regulations.
4:56am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker signs bill boosting historic tax credit program.
4:55am
WSAW. Walker signs bill limiting employer agreements.

Legislative

1:30pm
PRNewswire. USW calls on Wisconsin Senate to vote on Kimberly-Clark plan.
1:13pm
One Wisconsin Now. Robin Vos' free european vacation leaves unanswered questions.
11:55am
Rep. Young. Requests extension on winter utility moratorium.
11:50am
Rep. Hebl. Column: 2017-18 session brings devastation to Wisconsin's environment.
5:26am
Rep. Steffen. International Affairs and Commerce Committee to hold hearing.

State Agencies

4:44pm
DOC, WDVA. Host resource fairs for incarcerated veterans.
4:10pm
DNR. Focus on safety for a successful spring turkey season.
2:59pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $3.7 million for community projects.
2:08pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:18pm
Rep. Horlacher. NPLEx legislation helps law enforcement find meth lab.
12:11pm
DOJ. And Vilas County Sheriff's Office find meth lab in Eagle River by using NPLEx database.
11:07am
DWD. Kwik Trip garners national honor for commitment to hiring individuals with disabilities.
5:29am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Response to attorney general comments on voter photo ID law.

2:45pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin elections officials look to use $7M to address immediate security concerns.

Statewide

2:55pm
Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation. Kerry Ahrens, MD, receives young physician leadership award.
2:54pm
Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation. Presidential Scholar Award presented to Kieran McAvoy.
2:52pm
Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation. Marlene Melzer-Lange, MD, receives Foundation's 'Superhero of Medicine' Award.
2:51pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Medical students honored with Houghton Award.
11:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Simply Folk Shindig returns to the Rothschild Pavilion June 7.

5:16am
Bloomberg. Delivering your tax refund is the least of the IRS's problems.

Courts

9:55am
District III Court of Appeals. Town of Lincoln v. City of Whitehall.
9:54am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. David McAlister, Sr. 
9:54am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company v. Thomas P. Wuensch.
9:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Barry S. Wagner.

Education

4:43pm
DPI. Grants help students avoid AODA issues.
1:18pm
UW-Madison. Driverless shuttle to deliver rides at UW-Madison April 24-25.
12:10pm
UW-Stout. Early Childhood Education Conference to feature national, local keynote speakers.
10:36am
UW-Madison. Stem cell symposium to highlight clinical trials, safety and regulation.
10:17am
Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor students, teachers, and principals at award luncheon on April 22 in Chippewa Falls.
10:01am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Releases most comprehensive analysis of school performance.
10:00am
UW-Madison. Climate reporter Gillis is Science Writer in Residence.
8:11am
UW-River Falls. To offer summer ACT test preperation classes.
5:25am
UW-Platteville. College of LAE students, faculty inducted into Phi Kappa Phi.
5:24am
UW-Platteville. BookNook offers discounted textbooks from reasonable prices.
5:23am
UW-Platteville. Contest winners to read works at creative writing festival.
5:23am
UW-Platteville. Students host lectures on impactful women in history.

10:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawrence University to pay tuition for students who can't.
10:04am
Cap Times. $900,000 study will reclassify UW jobs, set compensation structure.
5:00am
Daily Cardinal. Milwaukee journalism group slams UWM after Madison complies with open records requests.

Local

4:42pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Council approves Ascension service retention measure.
4:08pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Warns drivers of hazards from icy, snow-covered vehicles.
2:58pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Common Council unanimously approves establishing the Vel R. Phillips Trailblazer Award.
5:22am
Compact Implementation Coalition. Racine diversion request raises serious questions; Compact Coalition urges regional review.

4:53am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Manitowoc Public Utilities says lead in water exceeds EPA action limit in some homes.

Congress

4:09pm
Forest County Potawatomi Community. Thank Senators Johnson and Baldwin for votes to take up tribal sovereignty legislation.
2:57pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan legislation to address the opioid crisis.

4:54am
Duluth News Tribune. Senate bill would exempt ships from Clean Water Act.

Politics

4:45pm
Anderson for Governor. On tax day, Libertarian candidates propose ending the state income tax.
2:09pm
RPW. Republicans fighting for hard-working Wisconsin families on tax day.
1:16pm
Gov. Walker. Video: Walker campaign launches statewide digital ad highlighting Gov. Walker's commitment to cutting taxes.
8:31am
Flynn for 84th Assembly. Statement regarding President Trump's taxes.
7:09am
Snodgrass for 19th Senate. Announces campaign for state Senate. 
5:34am
McCabe for Governor. High-speed Internet everywhere in Wisconsin in 5 years under McCabe plan.
5:27am
Depperman for 59th Assembly. Announces bid.

3:35pm
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Caleb Frostman to resign from county's Economic Development Corp, focus on Senate campaign.
2:43pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Liberal broadcaster Mike Crute is latest Dem seek to challenge Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
1:31pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. Bodden, Depperman, Mixon and Ramthun candidates for 59th Assembly District.
10:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Candidates file papers for special legislative elections.
10:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Former Tosa Alderman McBride announces state Assembly bid.
5:17am
The Hill. Ryan's exit scrambles Wisconsin House race.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican Samantha Kerkman won't run for Paul Ryan's seat.
5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker says he won't leave office for Trump administration.
4:59am
WKBT. Wisconsin Lt. Governor candidate visits La Crosse.
4:53am
Racine Journal Times. Two more GOP lawmakers decline to run for Ryan's seat.

Monday April 16, 2018

Governor

5:52pm
Gov. Walker. Signs bills to create and expand outdoor recreation, attract talent to Wisconsin, and improve medical assistance.
5:51pm
Rep. Bernier. Proposals signed by governor.
5:16pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Applauds new legislation for people with disabilities.
5:15pm
Rep. Macco. Governor Walker signs Partners with Business bill.
5:12pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Four more bills signed into law.
4:48pm
Rep. Neylon. Statement on Gov. Walker signing traveling sports physician and robotics bills.
4:47pm
AG Schimel. Applauds Governor Walker for signing child neglect bill.
4:45pm
Badger Institute. New law levels playing field for aspiring Wisconsin chiropractors.
4:40pm
Reps. Katsma, Goyke. Sheriff sale fairness signed into law.
4:37pm
Sen. Vukmir. Walker signs bill opening access to early college credit for high school students.
4:36pm
Wisconsin BPDD. Governor signs two bills that improve independence, employment of people with disabilities.
4:35pm
WSTA. Applauds Telecommuter Forward! Community certification.
4:00pm
Sen. Vukmir. Walker signs Victim Prevention bills.
3:58pm
Sen. Vukmir. Gov. Walker signs bill to expand access to customized health care devices.
3:57pm
Reps. Rodriguez, Sanfelippo. Innovative healthcare pilot program becomes law.
3:56pm
DMA. Gov. Walker signs bills to protect Guard members, families.
3:55pm
Sen. Darling. Governor restores Historic Tax Credit.
3:54pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Governor Walker signs AFP-backed worker freedom law.
3:33pm
Reps. Kuglitsch, Sanfelippo; Sen. Craig. Applaud Governor Walker's signature of MMSD reforms.
3:31pm
Rep. Subeck. Legislation to allow municipal officials to serve as election officials signed into law.
3:25pm
The Arc Wisconsin. Excited for Partners with Business to launch to increase hiring of people with disabilities.
3:24pm
The Arc Wisconsin. State's supported-decision law to be among first in the nation.
3:23pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Victim Prevention Package bills signed into law.
3:22pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Governor signs multiple bills.
3:19pm
WEDC. Four state agencies poised to launch new marketing initiative as legislation authorizing $6.8 million for effort is signed into law.
2:20pm
Sen. Cowles. Bill to combat child neglect signed into law.
2:19pm
Sen. Cowles. Bill to turn plastics into fuel signed into law.
2:18pm
American Heart Association. Applauds signing of 911 dispatcher assisted CPR bill.
1:23pm
Gov. Walker. Signs protections for mobilized National Guard members and families into law.

2:15pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker states 'unequivocally' he won't take White House job.

Legislative

5:17pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Rep. Joel Kleefisch announcing retirement.
3:59pm
Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. Statement on Rep. Joel Kleefisch.
1:45pm
Rep. Jarchow. Commends Rep. Joel Kleefisch.
11:41am
Rep. Steineke. Statement on retirement of Rep. Joel Kleefisch.

12:32pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Joel Kleefisch won't seek another term, says his lieutenant governor wife may seek higher office some day.
11:51am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Sen. Cowles: Paving the way to highway project accountability.
11:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Joel Kleefisch won't seek re-election.
11:42am
NBC 15. Republican lawmaker Kleefisch calls it quits.
5:04am
Daily Cardinal. With the arrival of new federal election funds, state Democrats accuse the governor of inaction.

State Agencies

3:26pm
DOR. Income tax filing deadline is tomorrow.
11:41am
Wisconsin Historical Society. To digitize 100,000 pages of historic Wisconsin newspapers.
11:39am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Hands-On History program comes to northern Wisconsin classrooms.
9:06am
DCF. Highlights importance of early learning during the Week of the Young Child.

1:51pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Justice delayed for those who can least afford it?
11:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Prison supervisor connected to $105,000 sexual harassment settlements on paid leave as Wisconsin officials review new claims.

Economy/Business

12:57pm
Wisconsin Safety Council. 12 companies win Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards.
9:54am
Wisconsin Technology Council. What can Wisconsin learn from S. Carolina's BMW project? Renowned economist Von Nessen to speak May 24 in Racine.

3:28pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin's exports on the rise.
8:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Does Foxconn's need for Lake Michigan water meet the test of the Great Lakes Compact?
5:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As dairy crisis crushes farmers, Wisconsin's rural identity in jeopardy.
5:20am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Dems plan Chippewa Falls town hall to talk about Foxconn.
5:19am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn sends I-94 work into overdrive in Racine County.
5:17am
Chippewa Herald. Local farmers consider hemp as tariffs, prices loom.
5:10am
WAOW. Foxconn general contractors give presentation in Rhinelander.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn information session for contractors set for downtown Milwaukee.

Statewide

3:16pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Milwaukee neurologist chosen as president-elect.
3:15pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Molli Rolli, MD, inaugurated president.
10:43am
Marshfield Clinic. Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Tissue Repair opens to patients May 7.

5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Protesters gather in Madison to support second amendment.

Courts

5:19pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Grant programs expected to increase the number of juvenile and family drug-treatment court programs in Wisconsin.
5:59am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. April 16 court calendars canceled in some northeastern Wisconsin counties.

8:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marquette firing of conservative professor gains national spotlight as it hits high court.
5:34am
WISN. Fired MU professor preps to take case to Wisconsin Supreme Court.
5:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Supreme Court takes up Department of Public Instruction case again. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

3:20pm
DPI. Hearing scheduled April 19 on two scope statements.
3:17pm
UW-Stout. Art, design students recognized for ads, film, sculpture.
11:35am
UW-Stout. Students to present PlaySit at Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament.
9:03am
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. To host free talk on leadership by former Packer Dr. George E. Koonce, Jr.

5:00am
Fox 6. Milwaukee Board of School Directors names Keith Posley interim superintendent.

Local

5:13pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. County Board elects Taylor as Second Vice Chairwoman.
4:39pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. (Updated) Board of Supervisors elects Lipscomb as Chairperson.
4:38pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. County Board elects Nicholson as First Vice Chairwoman.
1:00pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. 'No salary history' resolution would boost pay equity.
10:38am
Milwaukee County Health & Human Services. Energy Assistance helps eligible residents pay bills and avoid disconnection.

9:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin communities weigh referendums to fund services.
5:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Marathon County is first in Wisconsin to pass sulfide mining ordinance.
4:57am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Judge stays violent sex offender placement order; Butler did not move to Eldorado Friday.

Congress

5:14pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Collins, Durbin, Shaheen, Warren. Introduce bipartisan resolution condeming Boko Haram.
10:33am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Collins. Applaud NAS report calling for reforms to support young biomedical and behavioral scientists.
6:02am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Syria.

6:05am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Syria.
5:11am
Fox 11. Connect to Congress: Sen. Baldwin on prescription drug costs.
5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 2018 Farm Bill could better safety net for Wisconsin dairy producers.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson continues focus on FBI probe of Hillary Clinton emails.
5:01am
The Hill. Ryan: Trillion-dollar deficits were inevitable.

Politics

2:04pm
Kerkman for 61st Assembly. Announces re-election bid.
1:55pm
One Wisconsin Now. Is Brad Schimel more interested in protecting the big corporate lobby than crime victims?
1:47pm
RPW. One day until Tax Day: Hillary Clinton supported higher taxes - do all the WI Democrats who endorsed her agree?
12:03pm
RPW. Wisconsin College Republicans throw Paul Soglin an anniversary party.
11:34am
Vruwink for 43rd Assembly. Announces re-election to State Assembly.
10:36am
Walker for Governor. In the News: Gov. Walker's bold reforms have Wisconsin working.
9:55am
Sumner for 23rd Assembly. Announces candidacy.
9:05am
College Republican Federation of Wisconsin. Hold annual convention, prepare for 2018 election.
6:04am
Republican Party of Waukesha County. Thanks Speaker Ryan for his service to the 1st District, Wisconsin, and our nation.
5:57am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Has strongest quarter yet.

3:29pm
Cap Times. Scott Walker declines comment on Comey, suggests Missouri Gov. Greitens should step down.
2:09pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Democrats say the impact of Milwaukee's DNC 2020 bid could extend to Dane County.
1:54pm
WISC. Walker: Campaign work helped Johnson, Trump, not ID law.
1:52pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker pledges to serve a full third term if re-elected and says he wouldn't go to Trump administration.
9:57am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Special election set for 42nd Assembly District voters in Fond du Lac County.
5:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Remember GOP's Cheesehead Revolution? As Ryan leaves, Wisconsin's national influence wanes.
5:13am
Janesville Gazette. Democrat entering 31st Assembly District race.
5:12am
Kenosha News. Bristol man running for governor.
5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Leah Vukmir raises nearly $600,000 in first three months in Wisconsin U.S. Senate race.
5:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Sprawling gubernatorial field has some Democratic donors sitting out the primary.
5:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin State Sen. Dave Craig won't run for Ryan's seat. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:04am
Portage Daily Register. Buress runs for Assembly District 41.
4:58am
Fox 6. After child sexual assault comments, Kentucky governor still on to speak at Wisconsin GOP convention.
4:56am
Racine Journal Times. Rep. Neubauer announces re-election campaign.
4:55am
Fox 6. Snow complicates first day of signature gathering in Ryan's district; GOP side still unsettled.

Friday April 13, 2018

Governor

12:06pm
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff honoring Master Sergeant Jonathan Dunbar.
12:05pm
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff honoring former Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager.
7:45am
ABC of Wisconsin. Statement on AB-745; high school apprenticeship.

4:54am
Daily Reporter. Wisconsin grants record $7.6M for broadband expansion.

Legislative

4:57pm
Rep. Allen. At-grade rail crossing on West Waukesha Bypass gets green light.
3:19pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Robon Vos' title loan trip troubles.
2:06pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Letter to Gov. Walker and AG Schimel regarding 2020 Census.
1:36pm
Rep. Nygren. Commends DHS for opioid grant announcement.
1:35pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on Governor Scott Walker's broadband expansion announcement.
11:48am
Sens. Erpenbach, Taylor; Rep. Taylor. Column: Keeping our elections secure, with help from the feds.
5:31am
Rep. Kessler. Opposes transportation cuts to Milwaukee Public Schools.

1:39pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Robin Vos, other Wisconsin Republicans received nearly $90,000 from CEO of title loan company in free London trip.
9:39am
WTMJ. Speaker Robin Vos defends free trip to London, calls controversy over it 'a big nothing-burger.'

State Agencies

2:52pm
AG Schimel. Provides update on DOJ Office of School Safety.
2:08pm
SWIB. Beats investing benchmarks: Announces incentive compensation awards paid for earnings above market returns.
8:30am
DFI. Moving Madison offices to Hill Farms effective May 4.
7:46am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
7:44am
DOC. Inmate workers earn Dairy Worker Training Certificate.

3:15pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin pension fund managers get $11.6 million in bonuses.
8:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. State employee discipline for sexual harassment ranged from reprimands to termination.
4:56am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Wisconsin highway officials: Put down phone in work zones or pay the price.
4:48am
WKOW. Crime victims' rights recognized at Wisconsin State Capitol.

Economy/Business

8:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Workers, housing scarce in some parts of state.
5:44am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Haribo picked Wisconsin over 7 Illinois sites, including Motorola, Sears campuses.
5:04am
WAOW. Wausau chamber leader: Workforce shortage is "significant."
5:02am
Fox 11. New USS Indianapolis to be christened at Wisconsin shipyard.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Common Council questions Foxconn's hiring goals.
4:45am
WTMJ. Wisconsin farmers interested in growing industrial hemp.

Environment/Outdoors

8:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Coal dust controversy spreads at large southeast Wisconsin power plant.

Statewide

10:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. To The Best of Our Knowledge brings national show to Milwaukee on April 19.

5:39am
WBAY. Three dead, hundreds hospitalized consuming fake weed.

Courts

4:58pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear WILL case against State Superintendent of Public Instruction Evers.

3:05pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Koschkee v. Evers - order.
11:46am
AP. 10 minutes at Supreme Court cost Wisconsin $60K.

Education

2:07pm
UW-Madison. EatStreet prospers eight years after idea was cooked up for UW-Madison students.
1:37pm
MPS. Milwaukee Board of School Directors selects interim Superintendent.
1:34pm
Marquette University. California Supreme Court Justice Liu goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
1:00pm
UW-River Falls. Students participate in Research in the Rotunda.
12:34pm
UW-River Falls. BFA students hold exhibition.
12:33pm
UW-Madison. Tribal forests in Wisconsin are more diverse, sustainable.
12:32pm
UW-River Falls. St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center celebrates grand opening.
11:44am
UW-Madison. UW funds will improve app to help vets at 'Dryhootch' coffeehouses.
9:51am
UW-River Falls. Dairy Pilot Plant renovation project receives official go-ahead.
9:48am
UW-Madison School of Nursing. UW-Madison to expand wellbeing programs for older adults in rural communities.
9:46am
DPI. 135 Title I Schools of Recognition named.

4:52am
WEAU. New nutrition curriculum law won't have huge impact on Eau Claire students.
4:51am
La Crosse Tribune. Viterbo University to end 10 low-enrollment majors in 'portfolio adjustment.'
4:50am
WSAW. UWSP students, staff continue protests in wake of proposed cuts to majors.
4:46am
WTMJ. Can Milwaukee Public Schools declare bankruptcy?
4:43am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Rapids School District considers safety improvements.

Local

12:31pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Threat to JobLines routes could mean jobs lost for city residents.
9:37am
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Ascension contributing to health care disparity gulf in Milwaukee.

5:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. $17M in federal funds slated for flood damage in northern, western Wisconsin.
5:03am
CBS 58. Concerns addressed over "dark store loophole."
5:00am
Madison.com. Counties want long-term solution to Wisconsin's infrastructure crisis. 
4:57am
Eagle Herald. County postpones vote on tax.
4:49am
Racine Journal Times. Group calls for Mt. Pleasant CDA resignations amid blighting controversy.

Congress

2:12pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan legislation to allow safe disposal of unwanted drugs in hospice.
11:50am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Introduces Member Financial Transparency Act.
7:43am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Supports balanced budget amendment.
5:37am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Members of Congress release statement on protests in Gaza.
5:15am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Republicans' balanced budget amendment.
5:11am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Trump's request to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
5:09am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Encourages President Trump to rejoin TPP.

8:20am
Politico. Ryan slams suggestions he ste down as speaker early.
5:36am
WSAU. Kind proposes Veteran Tax Hotline.
5:19am
Reuters. Russia's lawmakers propose bans on U.S. imports and investments.
5:13am
Bloomberg. TPP nations welcome Trump's interest, don't want renegotiation.
4:47am
CBS 58. "He's leaving at the height of his power:" Wisconsin delegation continues to react to news of Paul Ryan's retirement.
4:45am
McClatchy DC. Government-funded office, staff await Ryan after he leaves Congress.
4:44am
Bloomberg. Ryan poised to earn millions even if he sheds 'weekend dad' role.

Politics

3:46pm
Novak for 51st Assembly. Announces re-election bid.
3:45pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Posts nearly $600K raised in first quarter of 2018.
2:11pm
Walker for Governor. Video: Launches campaign as Gov. Walker plans to speak with Wisconsin's College Republicans, highlighting six year tuition freeze.
1:33pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Calls on Ryan to resign immediately.
1:32pm
RPW. Four days until tax day: Democrats running for governor want higher taxes.
1:02pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Leah attends opioid taskforce meeting about alternative treatments to pain.
12:57pm
Keyes for 31st Assembly. Beloit physical therapist will compete for 31st Assembly seat.
10:59am
Ramthun for 59th Assembly. Announces candidacy.
10:57am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Democratic group books $500K+ in TV time for fall elections.
10:13am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Poll shows Bryce poised to win.
9:56am
RPW. Fact check: Tammy Baldwin misleads voters in first ads.
9:53am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Annual convention April 14.
7:40am
Vos for 63rd Assembly. Announces campaign decision.

3:17pm
La Crosse Tribune. Money from billionaire continues to pour in for Nicholson.
12:59pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin political strategists give edge to Walker, Baldwin in 2018 races.
12:28pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Attorney General Brad Schimel suggests Donald Trump won Wisconsin because of the state's voter ID law.
10:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Robin Vos won't seek First District Congressional seat now held by House Speaker Paul Ryan.
8:23am
CNBC. A man who used to work as Paul Ryan's personal driver is gearing up for run for his seat.
8:17am
NBC 15. Speaker Vos will not run for Paul Ryan's vacant seat.
5:50am
The Hill. How big of a problem is Ryan's exit for GOP?
5:35am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Democratic gov. candidate Evers seeking common ground.
4:42am
Deforest Times-Tribune. Candidates for 42nd District include two Lodi residents.

Thursday April 12, 2018

Governor

3:01pm
Gov. Walker. Announces $7.69 million in preliminary Broadband Expansion Grants to connect 46 rural communities.
1:48pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Wisconsin Works for Everyone.
12:06pm
Gov. Walker. Giving high school seniors a head start: Gov. Walker signs youth apprenticship bill into law.

3:17pm
Fox 11. Walker signs bill to promote youth apprenticeship programs.
4:45am
Wausau Daily Herald. 'A healing process': Gov. Walker signs Sara's Law to protect attorneys.
4:44am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker: Richard Schmidt will remain acting sheriff for remainder of Clarke's term.

Legislative

12:07pm
Sen. Shilling. Ryan departure leaves Foxconn future in question.
11:10am
Wisconsin Conservation Congress. Learn to Hunt Bear bear tag applications due April 25.
10:35am
Rep. Zamarripa. Democratic Radio Address: What Walker doesn't understand about keeping Wisconsin safe.
9:46am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on Congressman Paul Ryan's retirement.
5:32am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Serious state tech problems need public scrutiny.

12:31pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Speaker Robin Vos took free trip to London with lobbyists and leaders from other states.
10:37am
Sawyer County Record. Bill recognizing tribal ID cards now law.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Rep. Dale Kooyenga says he will pay $30,000 for taking protester's sign.

State Agencies

11:33am
DOT. Wisconsin State Patrol recognizes law enforcement dispatchers.
11:03am
DHS. #HopeActLiveWI: Grants fund expansion of treatment of opioid use disorder.
5:31am
DOJ. Charges filed in cyberbullying and sextortion case in Village of Shorewood.

Economy/Business

3:16pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State farmers showing strong interest in growing industrial hemp.
10:40am
Daily Cardinal. The state has turned to hemp as a potential new crop, but snares exist.
4:48am
WTMJ. Foxconn official on why Wisconsin was their pick.

Statewide

3:01pm
AG Schimel. Recognizes crime victims' rights in Capitol ceremony.
2:59pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Announces "Stand With Crime Victims" pledge.
2:53pm
Tavern League of Wisconsin. Donates more than $50,000 to VetsRoll, funding veterans' visits to war memorials.
1:51pm
Wisconsin Safety Council. Encourages participation in statewide tornado drills.
10:11am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Murphy appointed to board.

3:23pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Southeastern Wisconsin counties have highest eviction rates in state.

Education

4:35pm
UW-Stout. Earth Week to be celebrated April 16-20 with variety of events.
3:05pm
UW-Platteville. Symphony Band and Platteville Chorale perform May 2.
3:04pm
UW-Platteville. Senior art show opens.
3:03pm
UW-Platteville. Brumm qualifies for international soils competition.
3:03pm
UW-Platteville. Students present at Research in the Rotunda.
2:58pm
UW-River Falls. Annual colt sale set for May 5.
11:57am
UW-Eau Claire. NSF grant to support promising research, student opportunities.
9:44am
UW-Madison. The winners: Cool Science Images 2018.

5:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin high schooler sues principal who banned T-shirts depicting guns.

Local

11:19am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement regarding Earl Buford leaving his current position as President and CEO of Employ Milwaukee.
10:10am
A Better Mount Pleasant. Village CDA members must resign if they vote to blight homeowners in Foxconn zone.

4:49am
WTMJ. Milwaukee lawmakers urge Ascension Health to reconsider potential cuts at inner city hospitals.

Congress

3:22pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Trump's request to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
3:06pm
Republican Party of Milwaukee County. Thank you Speaker Ryan.
2:57pm
NFIB Wisconsin. Small business comments on Speaker Ryan retirement.
1:47pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Congratulates Speaker Ryan for his leadership.
9:43am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces $17 million to repair Wisconsin roads after severe flooding and storms.
5:29am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Presses Trump administration on its plan to protect Wisconsin farmers from Chinese tariff retaliation.

5:47am
USA Today. A look back at Paul Ryan's political career, from VP run to passing tax overhaul.
5:46am
WKOW.  Janesville community reacts to Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement to not seek re-election.
5:42am
Stevens Point Journal. In Paul Ryan's hometown, some blame toxic D.C. environment, others say he lost local touch.
5:24am
WFRV. Senator Baldwin continues fight against opioid crisis.
5:00am
U.S. News & World Report. Ryan leaves behind new tax code, busted budget.
4:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Criticism and praise in Paul Ryan's Wisconsin hometown.
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In interview, outgoing House Speaker Ryan says he doesn't see himself ever running again.
4:56am
New York Times. Paul Ryan's hometown takes stock as speaker (and neighbor) changes course.
4:54am
WBAY. Two narratives on Paul Ryan's exit from Congress.
4:52am
Fox 11. Connect to Congress: Grothman responds to Syria chemical attack.
4:43am
LA Times. Trump administration proposal would allow states to require drug testing for some food stamp recipients.

Politics

4:47pm
RPW. Five days until tax day: Senator Baldwin wants to use tax dollars for a government takeover of health care.
3:37pm
Loudenbeck for 31st Assembly. Reaffirms commitment to 31st Assembly District.
2:55pm
August for 32nd Assembly. Announces re-election to state Assembly; will not launch congressional bid.
1:52pm
Gronik for Governor. Response to Scott Walker's silence on the importance of immigration in Wisconsin.
1:50pm
Wachs for Governor. Alex Lasry endorses.
11:12am
Gov. Walker. In the News: Gov. Walker's welfare reforms will keep Wisconsin working.

3:20pm
WISC. Assembly Speaker Vos deciding on run.
3:10pm
U.S. News & World Report. After Ryan, Dems eye Walker.
3:09pm
Cap Times. Democratic governors launch "Where's Walker?' effort as Republican group plans ad blitz.
10:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Video: Governor candidate Dana Wachs sounds off on Foxconn.
10:41am
Cap Times. She's running (the campaign): Women manage most Wisconsin Demcoratic governor campaigns.
10:36am
Fox 11. Reince Priebus says he won't run for Ryan's seat.
5:10am
Racine Journal Times. Wittke announces candidacy for 62nd Assembly District.
5:08am
WISC. Who will replace Paul Ryan: The potential and declared candidates running for his seat.
5:07am
U.S. News & World Report. As Ryan steps aside, Democrat 'Iron Stache' feels a tailwind.
5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan announcement has Republicans scrambling to replace him as Democrats cheer.
5:05am
Chicago Tribune. In Janesville, Ryan's exit illustrates Republican divide, challenges this fall.
5:04am
New York Times. Paul Ryan upends Republican hopes and plans for midterm elections.
5:03am
Cap Times.  Paul Ryan's retirement creates opportunity, challenges for 1st District candidates. 
5:01am
USA Today. Does House Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement signal a wave in the fall?

Wednesday April 11, 2018

Paul Ryan

4:30pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan not seeking re-election.
4:25pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Paul Ryan's departure.
4:22pm
Sen. Kapenga. Statement on Speaker Ryan's announcement.
4:21pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. On Paul Ryan retirement announcement.
3:19pm
Rep. Allen. Statement on Speaker Ryan's announcement.
3:14pm
Polce for 1st Congress. Thanks Speaker Paul Ryan for his service.
12:36pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement.
12:00pm
Rep. Kerkman. Statement on Paul Ryan retirement.
11:51am
Sen. Craig. Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement.
11:50am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement.
11:48am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan not seeking re-election.
11:47am
Voces de la Frontera. Ryan's departure is an opportunity for the immigrant rights movement.
11:21am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Speaker Ryan's retirement.
11:17am
Speaker Ryan. Announces retirement at end of term.
11:09am
Sen. Darling. Statement on Paul Ryan retirement.
11:07am
Sen. Nass. Speaker Paul Ryan.
10:54am
ABC of Wisconsin. Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement.
10:48am
Gov. Walker. Releases statement on Speaker Paul Ryan.
10:08am
Speaker Vos. Statement on Speaker Ryan.
10:07am
RPW. Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement.
10:05am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Statement on Speaker Ryan's decision not to seek reelection.
9:54am
Rep. Anderson. Speaker Ryan's departure: A victory for healthcare.
9:51am
Rep. Horlacher. Speaker Paul Ryan does not seek re-election.
9:47am
Rep. Nygren. Commends Speaker Paul Ryan on service.
9:46am
NextGen America. Tom Steyer statement on Paul Ryan.
9:44am
Rep. August. Statment on Ryan retirement.
9:34am
DPW. Response to Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement.
9:34am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement.
9:33am
IBEW Local 494. Statement on announcement by Speaker Ryan.
9:28am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Speaker Ryan.
9:26am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Thanks Speaker Paul Ryan for his service.
9:25am
One Wisconsin Now. Statements on Paul Ryan.
8:56am
Rep. Steineke. Statement on retirement of House Speaker Paul Ryan.

1:31pm
Former Gov. Thompson. Statement regarding the retirement of Speaker Paul Ryan.

Paul Ryan

11:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin politicians jolted by Ryan's decision -- but not necessarily surprised.
10:53am
U.S. News & World Report. With Ryan out, focus turns to possible Republican candidates.
10:21am
Fox 6. Officials react to news that Paul Ryan will not be seeking re-election.
10:02am
CNBC. Paul Ryan's retirement makes his seat a more realistic Democratic target in the midterms.
9:20am
USA Today. House Speaker Paul Ryan says he is not running for re-election.
9:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan won't seek re-election.
8:58am
The Guardian. House speaker Paul Ryan won't seek re-election, aide confirms.

Governor

4:27pm
Gov. Walker. Statement on Milwaukee County Sheriff vacancy.
1:11pm
Gov. Walker. Signs Sara's Law.

4:53am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker to announce pick for Milwaukee County sheriff by week's end, signals support for Schmidt.
4:52am
RiverTowns. Walker touts welfare reform package in River Falls.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker deflects when asked about FBI raid on Trump attorney.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker signs new limits on welfare programs into law.  La Crosse Tribune.

Legislative

4:39pm
Rep. Kooyenga. Statement.
12:38pm
Sen. Tiffany; Reps. Felzkowski, Mursau. Bringing government to the people.

8:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Small step toward sane gun laws fails in Wisconsin Senate.
5:28am
Daily Reporter. Wisconsin lawmakers search for alternatives to power line.
4:49am
U.S. News & World Report. After Parkland shooting, U.S. states shift education funds to school safety.

State Agencies

4:37pm
DNR. Natural Resources Board approves migratory bird hunting seasion structure for 2018.
10:49am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Update on federal election security funding.
10:46am
DHS. #HopeActLiveWI: DHS hosts opioid forum.
10:45am
DNR. Spring fish and wildlife hearing results available.
9:24am
AG Schimel. Hosts Task Force on Elder Abuse meeting in Milwaukee; recognizes elder crime victims' rights.
5:35am
ETF. WRS preliminary investment performance.

9:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Veterans Affairs official personally handled false harassment claim against him.
5:25am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Advocates want We Energies customers to get savings from closing Pleasant Prairie power plant.
4:52am
Superior Telegram. Ross leads efficiency at DOT.

Economy/Business

9:36am
Xcel Energy. Winter moratorium ends April 15.

4:50am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Kroger Co. plans to hire 11,000 including 400 in Wisconsin.
4:44am
Milwaukee Biz Times. First Citizens Bank to lay off 100 Milwaukee-area employees.

Environment/Outdoors

5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Kinnickinnic River among top 10 most endangered rivers.

Statewide

11:45am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Report explores link between state property tax limits and new construction.

9:09am
Cap Times. Records runaround: In Wisconsin, long delays are common for those requesting documents.
5:05am
CBS 58. "Everybody should get this:" Local agencies, Surgeon General asking as many people as possible to carry Narcan.

Courts

4:23pm
AG Schimel. Wisconsin Supreme Court hears oral argument in case involving Wisconsin's implied-consent law; AG Schimel thanks the Mothers Against Drunk Driving for providing key support.

5:21am
Sheboygan Press. Environmental groups takes DNR to court again over proposed Kohler golf course.

Education

3:15pm
UW-Stout. University Recreation director receives statewide leadership award.
12:26pm
UW System. Wisconsin students showcase innovative research at State Capitol.
11:08am
UW-Madison. How talking more can make you better at listening - to foreign languages.
10:15am
UW-Stout. Computer networking students keep winning streak alive.
9:50am
UW-Stout. Stecklein receives library's Barnard Outstanding Service Award.
5:33am
MPS. No statistically significant changes for MPS performance in National Assessment of Education Progress.
5:31am
Center for Popular Democracy. Milwaukee school discipline policies hurt students of color, new report shows, fueling growing campaign for reform.

5:06am
WJFW. Rhinelander School District considers new building, despite selling six properties since 2005.
4:54am
Daily Cardinal. Sandeen says delayed UW System restructuring deadline will help student experience.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin fourth-graders lose ground on national reading exam. U.S. News & World Report.
4:43am
WISN. Wisconsin student sues school district over ban on his gun T-shirts.

Local

4:28pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Release of Council report to ramp up scrutiny of Foxconn development.
1:23pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
12:39pm
Dane County Exec Parisi. Henry Vilas Zoo welcomes new tiger.

5:22am
Fond du Lac Reporter. FDL County files motions to stop violent sex offender placement.
5:17am
Wausau Daily Herald. Sex offender released in Alban before Portage County gets a hearing.
5:13am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Opioids approaching meth in terms of toll on region.
5:06am
WAOW. Marathon Co. board approves mining ordinance.
4:48am
CBS 58. Local group pushing for decriminalization and legalization of marijuana in southeast Wisconsin.

Congress

11:20am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Talks Syria and secretary of state nomination on CNN.

9:16am
The Hill. GOP sen: Hope Trump missile tweet is just taking a 'stronger negotiating position.'
4:44am
Politico. Trump orders top-to-bottom review of welfare programs.

Politics

3:17pm
RPW. Six days until tax day: Wisconsin Democrats would rather do "anything else" other than giving money back to taxpayers.
11:57am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin Supreme Court race topped $3M.
11:44am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Grothman: "I don't think people realize how hard my job is."
10:19am
Gov. Walker. ICYMI: Gov. Walker calls for action from conservatives to protect our reforms.
5:34am
DPW. Vukmir: Kevin Nicholson "Clearly doesn't understand Wisconsin,""grassroots."

5:14am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Green Bay Democrat Tom Sieber to challenge Republican John Macco for 88th Assembly seat.
5:13am
Racine Journal Times. John Leiber announces candidacy for 62nd Assembly District.
4:56am
Beloit Daily News. GOP Senate candidates spar over Wisconsin party endorsement.
4:55am
Cap Times. Billionaire Tom Steyer visits UW-Madison to counter Kochs, organize young voters.
4:51am
WKOW. NextGen denies Gov. Walkers claims democrats are filled with 'anger and hatred.'

Tuesday April 10, 2018

Governor

3:07pm
Sen. Kapenga. Governor Walker signs Wisconsin Works for Everyone welfare reform package into law.
3:05pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Koch Brothers group applauds Walker on welfare bills.
3:03pm
DPW. Walker tours state touting his misplaced priorities.
12:25pm
Rep. Crowley. Wisconsin GOP, takes from the poor to feed the rich.
12:22pm
Rep. Subeck. Governor Walker's election year gimmick wastes taxpayer dollars and harms vulnerable working families.
12:21pm
Speaker Vos. Statement: Welfare reform package becomes law.
10:08am
Sen. Shilling. Statement on Gov. Walker latest attack on families.
9:58am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Governor Walker signs landmark welfare reform backed by AFP.
9:45am
Gov. Walker. Signs Wisconsin Works for Everyone welfare reform plan.

1:43pm
WEAU. Gov. Walker to sign 'Sara's Law' Wednesday in Wausau.
1:41pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker signing 9 bills limiting Wisconsin welfare into law.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker's office searched for bombs after threat but nothing found.
5:03am
Daily Cardinal. More opioid reforms to become law, as Wisconsin leads most of the country in deaths.
4:59am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Walker signs new laws in Green Bay to bolster state's effort to fight opioid crisis.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Feds approve Walker Economic Opportunity Zones.

Legislative

1:39pm
Rep. Kulp. Named chair of the Dyslexia Study Committee.
1:35pm
Sen. Hansen. Equal Pay Day: Governor Walker and Republicans have failed Wisconsin women and families.
12:24pm
Rep. Subeck. Madison approved for new Economic Opportunity Zone tax program.
12:23pm
Rep. Subeck. On Equal Pay Day, women demand better.
12:20pm
Sen. Vukmir. Walker signs bill battling opioid crisis.
11:11am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Rep. Tom Weatherston's retirement.
10:00am
Rep. Goyke. Publishes The Bridge to Wisconsin's Future, highlighting the City of Milwaukee.
9:56am
Speaker Vos. Statement: Retirement announcement of Rep. Thomas Weatherston.
9:55am
Rep. Weatherston. Will not seek re-election.

11:09am
Racine Journal Times. Weatherston not seeking re-election to the state Assembly.
10:55am
Racine Journal Times. Delagrave, Vos brief officials on Foxconn and school safety.
4:58am
Fox 6. Report: State Sen. Lena Taylor cited for disorderly conduct after hurling racial slur at bank employee.

State Agencies

4:21pm
DATCP. Comments invited on use of Topsin on ginseng.
3:05pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:47pm
DOJ. Green Bay Top Cop acts swiftly to stop Lambeau threat.
11:10am
DOR. Income tax filing deadline is a week from today.
10:05am
PSC. Moving to Hill Farms State Office Building.
5:26am
PSC. Moratorium for heating season coming to an end.

Economy/Business

4:52am
Wausau Daily Herald. Cheese-maker stepping up to help save 4 family farms as dairy crisis deepens.

Statewide

12:20pm
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker: The pay inequality governor.
10:59am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Wisconsin executive residence goes purple for crime victims.

1:45pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin ranks high among best states for millennials.

Courts

8:33am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Gerrod R. Bell.
8:32am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Brian Grandberry.
8:31am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Karene S. Marchan.
8:31am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Richard W. Steffes. 

Education

4:23pm
Wisconsin Small Business Development Center. Honored by Small Business Administration.
3:02pm
UW-Rock County. Celebrate Earth Day with UW-Rock County, UW-Whitewater and MADRelief.
3:01pm
UW-Stout. 'Sioux Chef' author says plant knowledge is power.
1:38pm
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor students, teachers, and principals at award luncheon on April 15.
1:34pm
UW-Rock County. Presents orchestra and jazz in April.
1:34pm
Marquette University. And Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to host 'Lake Michigan and the Chicago Megacity in the 21st Century.'
11:21am
DPI. 2017 NAEP results flat.
10:07am
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor students, teachers, and principals at award luncheon on April 14.

5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. State paid $541K to settle misconduct, harassment claims at UW-Madison.
5:00am
Stevens Point Journal. UW-Stevens Point students plan more protests, sit-in at UW regent offices.

Local

3:04pm
Milwaukee Sup. Omokunde. Opposes cuts to St. Joe's.
11:20am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Is St. Francis Hospital next on the chopping block?

5:24am
CBS 58. Investigates: Milwaukee lead program manager suspended, accused of mismanagement.
5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. More Wisconsin counties to sue drug makers.
5:03am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County welcomes new job-training program.
4:53am
Daily Reporter. Lawsuit accuses paint industry for Milwaukee lead poisoning. Wisconsin Public Radio.

Congress

10:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Farmer groups call for mental health funding as economic stress increases.
5:21am
New York Times. Mark Zuckerberg meets with top lawmakers before hearings.
5:19am
Reuters. FBI raids offices, home of Trump's personal lawyer: sources.
5:19am
Bloomberg. U.S.-China talks broke down over Trump's demands on high-tech industries.
5:02am
The Hill. GOP senators cast doubt on spending clawback.

Politics

2:07pm
DPW. Speaking of health care...Leah Vukmir wants to take away 30M Americans' health insurance.
1:32pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Gov. Walker is leading the fight against Wisconsin's opioid crisis.
12:25pm
Snyder for 85th Assembly. Announces re-election bid.
11:23am
Leiber for 62nd Assembly. Announces candidacy.
10:06am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Nicholson campaign insults Wisconsin grassroots, calls party activists attending WisGOP concention 'insiders.'
10:04am
Walker for Governor. In the News: Gov. Walker rallies grassroots supporters to keep Wisconsin working.
10:02am
Wachs for Governor. Madison Rep. Terese Berceau endorses.
10:01am
RGA. Announces ad reservations in additional six states.
9:59am
DPW. Right-wing outside groups spend millions against Tammy Baldwin, boosting Kevin Nicholson.
8:30am
Nygren for 89th Assembly. Announces reelection campaign.
8:29am
Roys for Governor. Statement on Equal Pay Day.
7:53am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. State Supreme Court election results demonstrate widespread citizen support for stronger judicial recusal rules.

1:52pm
Stevens Point Journal. Tammy Baldwin raises more than $3.7 million in first quarter in Wisconsin U.S. Senate race.
10:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Kevin Nicholson said he took in $1 million in first part of 2018.
5:05am
Reedsburg Times-Press. Shrader announces 50th Assembly seat bid.
4:54am
WEAU. U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson talks about his campaign.
4:51am
Beloit Daily News. Walker accuses Wisconsin Democrats of 'anger and hatred.'
4:51am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Analyst: Duffy more vulnerable.

Monday April 9, 2018

Governor

4:44pm
Gov. Walker. U.S. Department of Treasury approves 120 Economic Opportunity Zone designations.
4:25pm
DOJ. Receives additional resources to fight opioid epidemic.
4:19pm
Rep. Nygren. HOPE Agenda bills signed by Governor Walker.
4:18pm
Gov. Walker. Combating the opioid crisis: Governor Walker signs biaprtisan bills on opioids into law.
11:43am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Slams Walker for welcoming Trump's 'aggressive actions' on border security.
9:49am
Gov. Walker. Welcomes President Trump's aggressive actions to secure America's southern border.

11:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker calls for military training facilities along Mexian border.
10:27am
Fox 6. "Aggressive actions:" Gov. Walker voices support for sending troops to Mexico border.
5:20am
Fox 6. 'Opioid abuse prevention:' Gov. Walker to sign into law 2 bills that address the opioid epidemic.
5:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker ready to send National Guard troops to border if asked.

Legislative

1:35pm
Shrader for 50th Assembly. To run for 50th Assembly District.
12:41pm
Rep. Steineke. Welcomes Tyler Clark as new policy advisor.
11:44am
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Thursday.
10:33am
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Govern for the people, not for power.

5:11am
WBAY. A change to Wisconsin state law helps local parks and donors.
5:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Fitzgerald wants to close strip clubs in wake of charges.

State Agencies

3:21pm
DATCP. Comments open for special registration of ginseng fungicide.
2:50pm
WHEDA. Awards additional $1.8 million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits.
1:21pm
DOC. Recognizes Crime Victims' Rights Week.  Proclamation.
12:40pm
OCI. Reminds consumers to plan for their retirement.
12:39pm
AG Schimel. Holds intensive sexual assault investigation training.

4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Brad Schimel: Dairy farms, other polluters pay more than $225,000 in Wisconsin environmental fines.

Economy/Business

5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn's promised jobs boom could miss neighboring city Racine.
4:51am
U.S. News & World Report. We Energies Kenosha County coal plant shuttered.
4:49am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Bon-Ton warns of mass layoff if company is not sold.

Environment/Outdoors

5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Failure and a call for patience amid rising farm pollution of state waters.

Statewide

4:23pm
Wisconsin Building Trades Council. Launches statewide effort, presents major funding to diversity construction-training program- "Big Step."
2:26pm
Wisconsin EMS Association. Wisconsin Fire and EMS Legislative Leadership Coalition announces new officers.
2:16pm
Wisconsin Policy Forum. 50 years after blue ribbon commission, report provides "checkup" on the Medical College of Wisconsin.
11:57am
Xcel Energy. Be prepared, stay informed before, during, and after severe weather incidents.
9:25am
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wisconsin. Select new Youth of the Year.
5:41am
PDPW. Board election results and executive committee announced.

5:10am
WEAU. Expert says Wisconsin shouldn't count on D.C. to solve transportation problem.

Courts

5:13am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Supreme Court punts on John Doe records fight. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

4:22pm
UW-River Falls. Bowls for Hope event raises $6,500 for Family Resource Center in St. Croix Valley.
3:20pm
UW-Madison. Snowfall patterns may provide clues to Greenland Ice Sheet.
2:24pm
UW-Stout. Superstition research to be explained on unluckiest day of year.
1:20pm
UW-Madison. Students for Consent Week of Action events are April 9-13.
12:08pm
UW-Platteville. Pluemer to showcase grazing research at the Capitol.
12:07pm
UW-Platteville. Ivanov wins UW System Fellowship.
9:18am
UW-River Falls Farm Bureau. To host Ag Day.

5:07am
Cap Times. Planned liberal arts cuts at UW-Stevens Point fan right-left debate on higher education.

Local

4:43pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Wants St. Joseph hospital to discuss plans firsthand to public.
1:01pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Wisconsin's largest counties hire same firm in opioid lawsuit.
11:54am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Mayor needs to address exodus of inner city health care providers.
10:34am
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery Department. Legislators and transportation experts present at 20th Annual Port of Green Bay Symposium.

4:56am
Wausau Daily Herald. Marathon County Board to consider new rules for copper and gold mining.

Congress

1:31pm
Reuters. U.S. budget deficit to balloon on Republican tax cuts: CBO.

Politics

4:45pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Republican Governors Association books $5M in TV ads to support Walker.
4:24pm
DPW. Corporate consultant Kevin Nicholson welcomes "pain" and "risk" for Wisconsin farmers.
12:04pm
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Raises more than $1 million in first quarter, in addition to announcing 18-point lead in primary poll.
11:03am
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker's RGA to spend Scott Walker's Steve Wynn money for Scott Walker.
10:32am
RPW. ICYMI: Governor Walker rallies Republicans at events across Wisconsin.
9:17am
Bodden for 59th Assembly. Former Washington County Republican Party Chairwoman, Jan Baldock, endorses.
9:16am
Ryan for 1st Congress. Continues historic fundraising pace; rakes in over $11 million in 2018's first quarter.
5:47am
Toft for 3rd Congress. Receives 3rd District GOP endorsement.
5:46am
Magnafici for 28th Assembly. Kicks off campaign with successful meet and greet.
5:45am
DPW. Eriv Hovde declines 2018 run, reiterates "concerns" with Kevin Nicholson.
5:44am
Flynn for Governor. Michele Doolan ends campaign for governor, endorses Matt Flynn.
5:43am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Guard our Wisconsin Guard.

1:33pm
Reuters. Exclusive: As elections near, many older, educated, white voters shift away from Trump's party.
1:01pm
DrydenWire. Jeffry Fahl announces candidacy for 74th Assembly District.
10:28am
Bloomberg. Ryan fundraising committee pulls in $11.1 million for midterms.
10:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican Governors Association books $5M for ads in Wisconsin.
5:24am
Politico. The race to replace Paul Ryan is on.
5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tammy Baldwin lays out campaign themes in speech to state Democrats.
5:15am
Bloomberg. Ryan, Pelosi grip on power also in play in November elections.
5:09am
Cap Times. UW-Madison campus area polling places show increase in voter turnout.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Eric Hovde won't run for U.S. Senate. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:05am
The Hill. Tariff fight could hit GOP in key Senate states.
5:05am
WQOW. Matt Flynn campaigns against Foxconn deal during stop in Eau Claire.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. 'Unprecedented' outside spending hits Tammy Baldwin, boosts Kevin Nicholson in U.S. Senate race.
5:01am
Cap Times. Q&A: UW-Madison professor David Canon explains what a Wisconsin #bluewave could look like.
4:59am
Cap Times. Women dominate the state Supreme Court, but gender parity a long way off for other Wisconsin offices.
4:58am
WBAY. Governor Walker sees 'blue wave' in Northeast Wisconsin. Green Bay Press Gazette.
4:57am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker: "We've got a great story to tell.'
4:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Rebecca Dallet's win reassuring for Wisconsin's high court.
4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. NRA opponents hoping to build on Supreme Court victory in the fall.
4:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Doolan drops out of Democratic race for Wisconsin governor.

Friday April 6, 2018

Governor

10:22am
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff honoring former state Attorney General Bronson La Follette.

4:55am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Gov. Scott Walker signs bill with new requirements for horse-drawn buggies.

Legislative

3:44pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Reacts to reports of human trafficking in Dodge County.
10:23am
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Disappointing failure on rural economic development money.

4:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmaker who took protest sign says military training taught him it was a safety risk.

State Agencies

3:47pm
DFI. Money Smart Week Wisconsin scheduled for April 21-28.
12:01pm
DOJ. Top cops' first aid response saves gunshot victim. 
10:25am
DOJ. Milwaukee man receives 63-year prison sentence for human trafficking.

4:11am
CBS 58. Wisconsin First Lady in Milwaukee, pushing for trauma-informed care.

Economy/Business

4:17am
WUWM. Cranberry tariffs may pose risks to Wisconsin's largest fruit crop.
4:06am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn site would have 62.5 acres of storm water basins.

Statewide

12:09pm
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. TRIP report that highlights the needs of older drivers. 

Education

1:23pm
UW-River Falls. St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center to open April 12.
12:07pm
UW System. Regents honor outstanding UW System academic staff. 
12:04pm
UW Madison. UW Varsity band concert celebrates Camp Randall centennial. 
11:59am
UW Platteville. Students to showcase plant mitochondrial research. 
10:24am
MPS. Public invited to community conversations on school discipline.

4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. First sign of UW campus mergers will be name change on diplomas.
4:15am
Cap Times. UW System reorganization will need a 'transition year' to get the job done.
4:13am
U.S. News & World Report. UW merger will take until end of 2019.
4:12am
Cap Times. UW System transfers $560 million trust accounts to State of Wisconsin Investment Board.

Local

3:42pm
Heritage Senior Living. And MSP Real Estate welcome new CFO.
1:20pm
IBEW Local 494. Job fair for electrical or data work.

4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Acting Milwaukee County Sheriff releases federal report on Milwaukee County Jail.
4:07am
Stevens Point Journal. Portage County seeks to delay placement of Milwaukee sex offender in Alban.
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Madison, La Crosse officials push back on Trump fuel efficiency rollback.

Congress

12:14pm
US Rep. Pocan. Calls on Walker to reject Trump's political stunt to send National Guard to the border. Letter 

5:19am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. House Democratic whip, U.S. Rep. Kind tour Eau Claire manufacturing business.
4:24am
WDIO. Duffy weighs in on issues during northwest Wisconsin town halls.
4:20am
Appleton Post-Crescent. U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher: Money spent on foreign aid important to Wisconsin's economy.

Politics

3:43pm
DPW. Poll: Americans worried as GOP sabotage spikes health care premiums.
1:29pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. On China bible ban: 'Barbaric.'
1:27pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Poll: Andre Jacque leading Alex Renard 81% to 19% head-to-head.
11:58am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker's supreme anger. 
11:56am
One Wisconsin Now. Whose campaign is Wisconsin Next PAC working for?
10:27am
Flynn for Governor. Remarks on National Beer Day.
10:26am
Rep. Jacque Announces endorsements from Kewaunee County leaders.
5:05am
DPW. #TBT: Remember when Nicholson backed Rubio over Trump?

2:03pm
WSAU. Spiros seeking re-election to state Assembly.
4:53am
WXOW. Paul Buhr announces run for 96th District Assembly.
4:47am
WXOW. Democrat running for governor wants to make Wisconsin "better for everyone."
4:25am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Supreme Court election latest victory for women.
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tommy Thompson, Donna Shalala slam partisan politics, president's rhetoric.
4:19am
WXPR. Thompson says Walker might have tough re-election bid.
4:18am
Chippewa Herald. Eau Claire attorney announces bid for 68th Assembly District; position formerly held by Bernier.
4:07am
WISC. VP Pence coming to Wisconsin for Walker fundraiser.
4:02am
U.S. News & World Report. PAC launches pro-Vukmir ad linking her, Walker. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:00am
Fox 6. Report: Man who was staffer during Gov. Walker's recall campaign accused of contracting ex as 'sex slave.'

Thursday April 5, 2018

Governor

11:54am
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff honoring Madison Firefighter and Paramedic Richard Garner Jr. 
11:17am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker signs Sheldon Adelson's anti-Israel boycott bill.
9:16am
Rep. Murphy. Governor signs podiatry bill.

5:35am
Daily Cardinal. Walker signs "Foster Forward" legislation as addiction crisis strains the system.
5:30am
WKOW. Gov. Walker signs breast notification law in hopes of protecting women.
5:16am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Walker signs watershed, livestock premises ID funding bills.
5:05am
Wausau Daily Herald. Gov. Scott Walker signs bills in Wausau, La Crosse to prop up foster care system. WXOW.
5:04am
Kenosha News. Gov. Walker signs highway project reporting bill introduced by Kerkman panel.
4:55am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker signs foster care legislation in La Crosse.

Legislative

4:08pm
Rep. Hintz. Leg. Council memo confirms GOP amendment would not close gun show loophole. Leg. Council Memo.
1:44pm
Rep. Macco. Statement on retirement of Brown County Sheriff John Gossage.
11:54am
Rep. Kitchens. To hold in-district office hours.
10:24am
Sen. Larson. Weekly Democratic radio address: A better way for Wisconsin.
10:10am
Sen. Feyen. Attends Mercury Marine groundbreaking.
5:45am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Blue Ribbon Commission explores school funding inequity.

State Agencies

4:12pm
WHEDA. Issues $115 million in single family bonding.
2:55pm
DNR. Public comment period open through April 12 to provide feedback regarding preliminary recommendations from County Deer Advisory Councils.
2:53pm
DNR. Landowner enrollment eligibility for Turkey Hunter Acess Program expands to include 27 additional counties in southern Wisconsin.
1:43pm
DOJ. Providing police chaplain trainings - promoting mental and emotional wellness.
12:11pm
First Lady Walker. Wisconsin is leading the nation on Trauma-Informed Care.
10:29am
DOT. Work Zone Awareness Week promotes highway safety.
10:25am
DHS. Issues warning about synthetic cannabinoids.
9:00am
AG Schimel. Announces Environmental Protection Unit enforcement results.

4:14pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. State might combine Milwaukee office building, crime lab projects.
12:14pm
Beloit Daily News. DOJ collects $1 million from polluters in first quarter.
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin prepares to submit reinsurance plan to keep health premiums down.

Economy/Business

4:09pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment update.

4:58am
WXPR. Rhinelander to host Foxconn meeting for contractors, suppliers.
4:57am
Kenosha News. Foxconn construction management team sets hiring targets.

Statewide

1:41pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Launches new website.

5:40am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Farm Tech in discussions with Iola Car Show grounds for 2021.
4:53am
WAOW. Iconic Wisconsin leaders talk politics in Marathon Co.

Courts

5:29pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Three Unnamed Petitioners v. Peterson - order.
9:08am
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. Files federal lawsuit against the opioid industry.

Education

4:10pm
DPI. 2018 Principals of the Year recognized.
2:57pm
UW-Stout. Speakers debate impact of corporate influence in society.
2:56pm
Marquette University. Tech reporter, author Farivar goes 'On the Issues' to discuss data collection, privacy issues and law. 
1:45pm
Nativity Jesuit Academy. Announces new principal.
10:06am
UW-Madison. Three years in, UW South Madison Partnership shows strong growth.
10:05am
UW-River Falls. Author an environmental educator Richard Louv to visit April 23.
9:12am
UW-Madison. Waisman Center welcomes a center leader to director position.

4:17pm
WISC. Cross: UW-Stevens Point liberal arts major cut discussion could last into fall.
5:03am
WKBT. 'State of the System' forum raises concerns about changes in UW System.

Local

3:02pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to conduct community gap analysis on access to mental health services.
9:10am
St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care. To offer blood lead testing.
9:06am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. City of Racine's finances stable for now, but long-term outlook is "worrisome."

10:23am
WAOW. Rural Portage Co. community meeting over violent sex offender placement.
5:02am
Portage Daily Register. Zoning committee delays vote on cession of authority to state.

Congress

11:28am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures major victories for Wisconsin's timber economy in bipartisan spending agreement.
9:15am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces open enrollment for improved dairy safety net tool.

5:01am
Badger Herald. Pocan says Democrats are poised to accomplish significant reforms if able to recapture Congress. Daily Cardinal.

Politics

1:46pm
DPW. Vukmir-Nicholson #GOPTaxScam is still a giveaway to the richest Americans.
11:52am
Bryce for 1st Congress. LCV Action Fund endorses.
11:27am
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker's Republican Assembly candidate won't say he's a Republican.
11:18am
League of Conservation Voters Action Fund. Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress.
10:08am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Statement on President Trump's action to secure the border.
10:08am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Gov. Walker is standing up for Wisconsin's children & families.
8:58am
Johnson for 68th Assembly. Announces bid for 68th State Assembly District.
5:43am
DPW. GOP's latest attack on WI women's health care becomes law.
5:40am
Jacque for 1st Senate. Announces endorsements from Door County law enforcement leaders.

4:15pm
Marshfield News-Herald. State Rep. John Spiros announces re-election bid to Wisconsin's 86th Assembly District.
5:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Voters soundly rejected a bid to eliminate the office of state treasurer. What happens next?
5:15am
WJFW. Walker: 'absolutely right' that conservatives have failed to highlight Wisconsin accomplishments.
5:14am
Cap Times. After Supreme Court loss, Scott Walker turns to fundraising with 'anger of the Left' warnings.  Fox 6.
5:13am
WTMJ. Kenosha County voters weigh in on Gov. Walker's warning of 'Blue Wave.'
5:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'Blue wave builds' in Wisconsin's Supreme Court election. WKOW.
5:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Expert: Vote to save treasurer's office could be another sign of Democratic wave.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Liberal Supreme Court victory boosted by fired-up Democratic base, Dane County landslide.
5:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Dems, GOP using immigration in House races, but differently.
5:06am
New York Times. Can Paul Ryan be defeated? Maybe not, but his races is 'a circus.'
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Top national Democrat says recent elections could bring more attention to Wisconsin.
4:59am
Fox 6. Turnout tops 22 percent in Wisconsin Supreme Court election.
4:59am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County registered voter turnout nears 36%, up 80% from last year.
4:53am
WQOW. Eau Claire women running for state treasurer.

Wednesday April 4, 2018

Governor

4:57pm
Rep. Subeck. Legislation creating grants to support foster families signed into law.
4:57pm
VFW-Department of Wisconsin. Governor Walker signs in to law "Veterans Organization Tax Exemption" bill.
4:26pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Governor Walker signs pro-life bill.
4:10pm
Rep. Quinn. Bill named for Rice Lake student signed into law.
3:56pm
Rep. Kerkman. Major highway projects reporting bill signed.
3:43pm
Rep. Ballweg. Legislation helping Wisconsin families signed into law.
3:32pm
Gov. Walker. Supporting Wisconsin's children and families: Governor Walker to sign 11 bills to improve outcomes from children in foster care.
12:34pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Bills signed by governor provide relief across the board.
10:57am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker signs lawsuit bill sought by big business backers.
10:56am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. $200K to GOP leads to anti-abortion law.
3:59am
Rep. Rodriguez. Gov. Walker approves legislation clarifying relocation law.
3:55am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Bill backed by Tech Council boosts cap on 'lifetime' investments in qualified firms.

4:36am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Gov. Scott Walker signs breast density bill after Neenah woman's push for legislation.
3:44am
Governing. Abortion coverage? For public employees, it's hard to get.
3:43am
Cap Times. Scott Walker signs bill blocking state health plans from covering abortion. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker signs 64 bills, including restriction on abortion coverage for state workers.
3:34am
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Child care subsidy bill Born wrote signed into law.

Legislative

4:37pm
Sen. Testin. Whitetails of Wisconsin names "Legislator of the Year."
12:33pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Receives 'Building Wisconsin' Award.
3:56am
Sen. Cowles. Questions closure of another iconic tower.

State Agencies

5:03pm
ETF. Family HSA annual contribution limit lowered.
2:25pm
DFI. Registration now open for financial education training for educators.
1:32pm
First Lady Walker. Highlights the need for Trauma-informed Care to be fully incorporated in Wisconsin, the United States and Globally.
12:41pm
DHS. Record attendance at state meeting aimed at addressing mental health and substance use challenges.
11:22am
DOJ. Office of School Safety Director applications due April 8.
9:48am
DWD. Governor Walker declares April as Internship Awareness Month in Wisconsin.
9:44am
DATCP. Scammers seeking students seeking work.
9:42am
DHS. And The Management Group announce breach of information.

3:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. State paid more than $735K in last decade to settle cases involving sexual harassment.

Economy/Business

3:42pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. From detecting gunshots to saving potato crops, Biz Plan Contest finalists show state's tech range.

2:04pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Chinese tariff on ginseng is a blow to central Wisconsin.
3:36am
Fox 6. Packed house in Sturtevant for 1st of several meetings on Foxconn construction contracts.
3:35am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn session draws 500 companies.

Statewide

12:38pm
Community Advocates. Connections Spring 2018.
9:47am
Wisconsin Rural Partners. To hold annual Wisconsin Rural Summit.
3:58am
NAMI Wisconsin. Annual conference 2018: Honoring the Past, Envisioning the Future.

Education

12:41pm
UW-Madison. Researcher follows dairy cows' carbon footprints from barn to field.
12:37pm
UW-River Falls. Kinni Watershed Partnership community forum April 24.
12:35pm
UW-Madison. Here is how a cat can hinder children learning new words.
12:34pm
UW-Stout. Wide range of research to be presented nationally by 20 students.
9:43am
UW-Stout. Art class students take old jewelry and make it new again.

9:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Oshkosh Foundation scandal prompts proposed changes on other campuses.
4:51am
Janesville Gazette. Former UW-Whitewater Chancellor Jack Miller dies at 70.
3:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. MPS Superintendent Darienne Driver leaving for United Way in Michigan. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:32am
Chicago Tribune. Teacher rebellion puts red-state Republicans on defensive.

Local

3:33pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Legislation looks to local source for water infrastructure needs.
11:31am
MCTS. Improving transit - another chance to weigh in.
3:57am
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Launches 10th Annual Freedom Essay Scholarship Contest.
3:54am
CDBG Milwaukee. The City of Milwaukee joins nation in recognizing the important work of the CDBG Grant.

4:54am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo voters reject 'wheel tax.'

Congress

4:09pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan omnibus supports Wisconsin veterans.
3:39pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson statement on Trump administration decision to deploy the National Guard to the southern border.

4:53am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Kind: Commission must address Wis. election security.
4:52am
Reuters. China retaliates for U.S. tariffs, slaps duties on soybeans, planes, autos.

Politics

3:55pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Turnout 22.2% in April 3 Spring Election.
3:54pm
DPW. Walker to Koch brothers: Save me from 'a #BlueWave.'
2:25pm
Leadership MKE. Nine of fourteen candidates supported win election.
1:34pm
One Wisconsin Now. Voters reject despicable campaign tactics of the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. Will business members of group do the same?
12:39pm
Democratic Party of Dane County. Celebrate historic night.
12:37pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Members win local elections across Wisconsin.
11:30am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. 9 more victories to celebrate!
9:43am
Wisconsin United to Amend. Nine more communities vote to amend the U.S. Constitution.
9:18am
Renard for 1st Senate. Northeast Wisconsin lawamkers endorse.
9:07am
American Majority. 32 trained new leaders win.
4:26am
Save our Fiscal Watchdog. Vote No Committee defeats constitutional amendment.
4:12am
IBEW Local 494. Win big on election night!
4:10am
Wachs for Governor. Congratulates Judge Rebecca Dallet on Supreme Court election victory.
4:09am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Congratulates Dallet, Crawford on election wins.
4:08am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Statement on election results.
4:07am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Union families lift Rebecca Dallet to Wisconsin's highest court.
4:06am
Roys for Governor. Progressive women keep beating ultra-conservative men.
4:05am
NDRC. Holder statement on Rebecca Dallet's election to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
4:03am
Adamczyk for Treasurer. Voters want to keep state Treasurer's office.
4:02am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin right wing lose in electoral earthquake.
4:02am
Mitchell for Governor. It is clear; Wisconsinites are fed up and showing up at the ballot box.
4:00am
DPW. Screnock's defeat is a loss for Walker.

3:43pm
NBC 15. Wisconsin Republican quits treasurer race.
12:45pm
U.S. News & World Report. Treasurer hopefuls want to restore office's powers.
8:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Dallet win amid spring snow raises Wisconsin Dems' hopes of icing Republicans this fall.
8:53am
Cap Times. The transportation debate: Critics say Scott Walker's record on road funding will be an issue this fall.
3:52am
The Hill. Walker warns of Dem wave in Wisconsin after liberal wins state judicial race.
3:51am
New York Times. Liberal judge wins Wisconsin Supreme Court seat, buoying Democrats. Washington Post.
3:50am
Beloit Daily News. Liberal cruises in Wisconsin court race, and Dems see hope.
3:50am
Fox 6. 'This was Wisconsinites speaking out:' Rebecca Dallet defeats Michael Screnock in SCOWIS race. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:47am
Stevens Point Journal. Voters by a wide margin keep Wisconsin's 170-year-old state treasurer's office.  WTMJ. WUWM.
3:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison turnout high for spring election, but doesn't top previous record.
3:30am
The Hill. Ryan challenger calls for abolishing ICE.
3:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. From selfies to signs to ducks, Wisconsin Election Commission gets plenty of odd complaints on Election Day.

Tuesday April 3, 2018

Governor

4:49pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Three bills signed into law.
4:15pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on Governor Walker signing the Producer-Led Watershed Grant bill.
4:13pm
Reps. Rodriguez, Goyke. Bipartisan alternative drug treatment program signed into law.
4:10pm
Rep. Rob Brooks. "Housing Development and Development Act" signed into law.
4:09pm
Rep. Hutton. Statement on bill signings.
3:30pm
NFIB Wisconsin. Small business applauds legal reforms signed by governor.
2:34pm
Sen. Vukmir. Walker signs Vukmir bill to stand with Israel.
2:33pm
Sen. Craig. Zero-based budgeting reform signed into law.
2:31pm
Rep. Subeck. Bi-partisan legislation to update county population threshold signed into law.
2:24pm
Gov. Walker. Reaffirms support for Israel, signs anti-BDS bill into law.
1:55pm
Gov. Walker. Signs bills on improving family access to high-quality child care, creating transitional jobs program for Wisconsin veterans, and increasing funding for watershed protection grants.
1:48pm
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council. Governor signs common sense civil litigation reforms.
1:47pm
Sen. Petrowski, Rep. Spiros. Road safety bill signed into law.
1:37pm
Sen. Craig. Civil asset forfeiture reform signed into law.
1:36pm
Sen. Cowles. Governor's signature paves the way for highway project accountability.
12:56pm
Sen. Cowles. Farmer-led land conservation bill signed into law.
12:36pm
Sen. Cowles. Bill to hire heroes signed into law.
12:35pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Governor Walker signs AB-128 into law.
12:34pm
Pro-Life Wisconsin. Governor Walker signs bill ending abortion coverage for state employees.
11:45am
Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance. Governor signs dementia awareness bill.
11:44am
Sen. Feyen. Four bills signed into law.
11:42am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker signs AFP-backed budget reform law.
11:40am
Rep. Rohrkaste. Governor signs breast density notitification legislation.
11:11am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds Gov. Walker for signing civil asset forfeiture reform.
10:05am
Rep. Steffen. Governor signs bill to help families of fallen heroes.

1:35pm
NBC 15. Walker signs bill prohibiting abortion coverage.

Legislative

1:34pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Appointed to State Fair Park Board.
1:26pm
Rep. Neubauer. Joins nationwide effort to recognize impact of national service.
12:57pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: Republicans fail in push to deprive citizens of a voice in the Capitol.
10:05am
DPW. Taxpayers shouldn't pay $30,000 for Rep. Kooyenga crime.

5:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. State could get $7M in federal funds for election security if lawmakers OK match.
5:07am
WJFW. Lawmakers, staff member differ over new Lincoln Hills law.
4:58am
U.S. News & World Report. State to pay $30,000 to settle sign theft lawsuit. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:48am
Daily Cardinal. 'Mark Cook Bill' doesn't land a spot on the state Senate calendar.

State Agencies

3:26pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves $3.6 million for community projects.
2:37pm
DOR. Income tax filing deadline is two weeks away.
2:36pm
OCI. Administrative Actions March 2018.
12:54pm
DNR. Weekly news
12:37pm
DMA. Wisconsin's dispatchers recognized for helping keep citizens safe.
10:03am
OCI. Public Hearing Notice (Madison): OCI 1332 Draft Waiver for State Innovation Application.
10:02am
DWD. #AccountableGov: Crackdown on worker misclassification nets $1.4 million in unpaid taxes, interest & penalties.

1:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin has paid at least $523,000 to settle sexual harassment cases over past decade.
11:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. State paid at least $523K in last decade to settle cases involving sexual harassment.

Economy/Business

10:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin nursing homes in western Wisconsin announce closures.
5:00am
Wausau Daily Herald. Wisconsin ginseng growers worry about new Chinese tariffs.
4:50am
Kenosha News. WEDC and construction managers help subcontractors become Foxconn bidders.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin growers, producers weigh impact of Chinese tariffs.

Statewide

9:59am
PDPW. To host Agricultural Professional Partnerships training for industry professionals.

4:47am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Studies link legal pot, less opioid usage.

Courts

2:59pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synposes April 2018.

10:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Dairy feedlot appeal will proceed in Waukesha, not Madison.
4:47am
Beloit Daily News. Weekly newspaper Isthmus settles lawsuit with Madison police.

Education

3:00pm
Wisconsin State High School Clay Target League. Nearly 2,000 students participating in 2018 spring season.
1:27pm
MPS Board President Sain. Statement regarding Dr. Driver's resignation.
12:55pm
UW-Stout. Talk to Stranger Series encourages university, community connections.
12:33pm
MPS Supt. Driver. Message to members of MPS.
11:43am
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Herb Kohl to honor students, teachers, and principals at award luncheon on April 8.
10:01am
UW-Madison. Discovery to Product welcomes a new director.
10:00am
UW-Stout. Graphic design graduate excited about landing job with L'Oreal.

11:35am
Crain's Detroit Business. United Way for Southeastern Michigan names new CEO.

Congress

3:27pm
DrydenWire. Congressman Duffy to hold 4 town halls in northwest Wisconsin on Wednesday.

Federal Agencies

11:39am
MPR News. Meet Cathy Stepp, the EPA leader now overseeing Minnesota and making environmentalists nervous.

Politics

12:31pm
WMC Issues Mobilization Council. Files ethical complaint against Judge Rebecca Dallet.
10:46am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Announces key veterans' initiatives and "Veterans Choose Leah' coalition.
10:04am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Tailgates at Brewers' home opener.
5:26am
Jacque for 1st Senate. Announces endorsements from Brown County town officials.

10:14am
Cap Times. Two Wisconsin groups team up in hopes of narrowing Democratic governor field.
5:00am
Fox 6. Spring snow may impact Tuesday's election as Wisconsin voters settle Supreme Court race.
4:59am
New York Times. In Indiana and beyond, bruising G.O.P. primary fights worry party leaders.
4:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Supreme Court race tops Tuesday ballot.
4:55am
Fox 6. 'Why would we keep it?' Gov. Walker says voters should eliminate state treasurer's office Tuesday.
4:54am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin voters to decide state Supreme Court, local races.
4:53am
ABC News. Facing long odds, potential Speaker Ryan challenger sees uptick in fundraising.
4:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Voters to elect new state Supreme Court justice.
4:51am
WAOW. City clerks prepare for elections as snow storm begins.

Local Politics

1:50pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Expert: Large contributions in local races could set spending precedent in elections.

Monday April 2, 2018

Governor

10:18am
Gov. Walker. Announces $1.5 million available in grants for TEACH educational technology training for teachers and librarians.
9:10am
Rep. Goyke. Juvenile corrections reform signed into law.

5:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker signs law closing Lincoln Hills youth prison. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:27am
WXOW. Walker discusses special election controversy.
5:08am
WIZM. UW-L poly scientist says special election fight may tarnish GOP image in Wisconsin.

Legislative

9:04am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Legislature should act to punish 'swatting.'
5:31am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Kimberly-Clark noncommittal on state incentives to prevent Fox Cities plan closures.
5:30am
WTMJ. Families of drunk driving victims say four OWI law a good start, but more needs to be done.
5:19am
Cap Times. Researcher entrepreneur bill among UW-related legislation to die without Senate action.

State Agencies

1:45pm
WEDC. Wisconsin businesses invited to learn more about United Nations procurement opportunities at first-ever event in Milwaukee.
11:35am
DMA. Wisconsin Army Guard unit to deploy to U.S. Naval Base in Cuba.
10:55am
DCF. Month of April brings call to action and awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention.
10:20am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Wisconsin eligible for $7 million in federal election security funding.
10:15am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Awarded Historic Preservation Grant to City of New Berlin.
10:14am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Awards Historic Preservation Grant to Village of New Glarus.
9:11am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter April 2018.
9:09am
AG Schimel. Appointes Glenn Rehberg interim Director of the DOJ Office of School Safety.
6:03am
Wachs for Governor. Statement in remembrance of Peg Lautenschlager.

5:41am
Fox 6. Lautenschlager, 1st female Wisconsin attorney general, dies. Wisconsin State Journal.
5:12am
WXOW. Wisconsin State Trooper applicants down from previous years.

Economy/Business

5:33am
Racine Journal Times. Study: Foxconn plant would add to air pollution in Wisconsin.
5:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison companies to hear how to bid on Foxconn project.
5:17am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: With Foxconn, homeowners must be respected.

Statewide

4:04pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Upcoming events look at future of dairy in Wisconsin.
3:51pm
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wisconsin. And Delta Dental, team up to bring smiles for steals.
1:44pm
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, LHI. Reschedule breakfast to honor western Wisconsin veteran business community.
11:36am
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. GYT: Get yourself tested.
11:28am
Xcel Energy. Urges safety near dams.

9:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New group that's challenging existing environmental groups on mining in Wisconsin has Republican ties.
5:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Some Wisconsin police returning military vehicles.
5:13am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Average debt of problem gamblers in Wisconsin exceeds $34,000.

Courts

1:46pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Isthmus and Madison Police Department settle records lawsuit.

Education

2:03pm
Marquette University. U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Barron to present Marquette Law School's Hallows Lecture.
11:33am
UW-River Falls. Hippo Campus will headline Finals Fest May 4.
11:31am
UW-Stout. Criminal justice and rehabilitation conference April 9.
9:12am
UW-Madison. Science Expeditions welcomes public to campus April 6-8.

1:51pm
Stevens Point Journal. Iola school board wants to charge people tens of thousands for public records.
5:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Stevens Point will consider plan to spare 13 humanities majors from elimination.
5:23am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Howard-Suamico School District hopes second time a charm for referendum question.

Local

2:02pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 12 arrests.

5:40am
CBS. Milwaukee's slow response to troubling lead level reports sparks outrage.
5:32am
La Crosse Tribune. Former employee plans federal lawsuit after being fired by embattled Trempealeau County DA.
5:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Child sex offenders can live in more West Allis neighborhoods, in wake of court rulings.

Congress

5:08pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Hosts roundtable with Green Bay officials on fighting the opioid epidemic.
10:21am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures full funding for Jason Simcakoski Memorial and Promise Act.

5:34am
Politico. Mueller was appointed 'far too soon,' Wisconsin senator says.
5:10am
The Hill. GOP Sen: Trump 'needs to understand' effect of firing people on Twitter.
5:09am
The Hill. GOP senator 'pleased' with Sessions appointment of prosecutor rather than special counsel.

Politics

5:08pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Releases statement on Ryan's "private" town halls in Texas.
5:07pm
RPW. ICYMI: Democrats running for governor take their division to new levels.
5:06pm
One Wisconsin Now. WMC takes down board of directors page.
2:34pm
DOT. It's not too late to obtain an ID to vote in the Spring Election.
2:00pm
Flynn for Governor. Statement for Autism Awareness Day.
11:37am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence peddler of the month.
11:34am
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Date changed for Democratic gubernatorial debate.
11:30am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Wisconsin's spring election is tomorrow - make sure you are ready to vote!
9:18am
RPW. Judge Screnock's Wisconsin values vs. Dallet's double talk.
9:13am
Gov. Walker. In the News: Gov. Walker is getting things done to keep Wisconsin working.
5:57am
McCabe for Governor. Transforming state taxes a key to empowering people, strengthening communities and keeping a middle class.
5:56am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Announces first quarter fundraising figures: $2.1 million.

1:42pm
Cap Times. Madison voters set record for in-person absentee voting.
1:03pm
Marshfield News-Herald. Chris Kapsner announces bid for 23rd Senate District seat vacated by Sen. Terry Moulton.
11:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. For contentious Supreme Court race, stage was set a decade ago.
9:07am
Cap Times. Technically nonpartisan, Wisconsin Supreme Court race again falls along traditional party lines.
9:06am
Mliwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court race, referendum on eliminating state treasurer and key local races on Tuesday ballots.
5:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Oops! Scott Walker didn't endorse Leah Vukmir but for a short time it looked that way.
5:29am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Door County's Caleb Frostman joins race for state senate seat.
5:25am
Cap Times. What's the deal with this referendum on getting rid of Wisconsin's state treasurer?
5:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As absentee voting nears a close, some elections officials report high turnout.
5:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Rebecca Dallet and Michael Screnock duel in last debate before election.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:16am
WEAU. Local physician announces candidacy for Wisconsin State Senate.
5:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Some see bitter Wisconsin race as next midterm barometer.
5:11am
Fox 6. 'Let the people decide:' Democratic candidate for governor won't commit to endorsing party's candidate.
5:07am
WKOW. Local officials focus on security ahead of Tuesday spring election.

 

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