Friday April 19, 2019 - Updated 5:40pm

Budget

2:50pm
Rep. Emerson. Chippewa Falls town hall attendees voice support for Medicaid expansion.
1:47pm
Rep. Steffen. Prison relocation proposal heads to state's budget committee.
4:03am
Rep. Neubauer. Strong support for Medicaid expansion throughout southeast Wisconsin.

Legislative

11:10am
Rep. Shankland. Honored for distinguished service on behalf of Wisconsin CDFIs
11:06am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Protecting life in Wisconsin.
10:55am
Rep. Pronschinske. CWD ruling reversed.

4:02am
WQOW. Gas tax and education topics of interest at GOP listening session in Osseo.
4:01am
Fox 11. Lawmaker proposes replacement plan for Allouez prison.
3:59am
Chippewa Herald. Democratic lawmaker introduces bill to legalize marijuana. Fox 6. WISC.
3:49am
Fox 11. Fox11 Investigates new concerns facing GBCI, push to close prison.

State Agencies

2:49pm
DOJ. Wisconsin woman sentenced to 5 years in prison, 7 years supervision for meth possession with intent to deliver.
10:57am
OCI. Negative enrollment of consumers into insurance policies.
4:05am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Department of Corrections secretary calls bipartisan criminal justice reform a top priority. 

Economy/Business

11:16am
Brownfield Ag News. One million pledged to dairy Beverage Innovation Center.

4:59am
Reuters. Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project.
3:45am
USA Today. More store closings coming: Pier 1 Imports could close up to 145 more stores.

Statewide

3:46am
U.S. News & World Report. Dane County leads state in population growth.

Courts

5:40pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. SEIU, Local 1 v. Vos - order.
8:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Nelson Garcia.
8:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Security Finance v. Brian Kirsch.
8:54am
RPW. ICYMI: AG Kaul won't defend state in right-to-work appeal.

Education

3:54am
WISC. The teacher shortage in Wisconsin: Why are fewer people wanting to become teachers?

Local

2:48pm
Washington County Planning and Parks. Announce partnership with Black Husky Brewery.
1:25pm
Milwaukee Tobacco-Free Alliance. Cheap, flavored tobacco easily accessible to Milwaukee teens.
8:59am
Madison & Dane County Public Health. Organizations host breastfeeding equity open house to highlight breastfeeding resources.

3:51am
WBAY. Oconto ordinance bans stores from selling marijuana, drug paraphernalia.
3:50am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Replacing Milwaukee County's aging senior centers would cost $24 million.
3:48am
WCCO. Immigration detention center COO: Wisconsin city rejected proposed facility.

Congress

4:01am
Baraboo News Republic. Lawmakers propose bills to change Ice Age Trail status, open it for federal funds.
3:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's congressional delegation split on Mueller report's findings.
3:46am
AP. Congress mulls next steps after release of Mueller report.

Politics

4:08am
Newsweek. Paul Manafort briefed Russian intelligence member on 'battleground states' that nearly all voted for Trump: Mueller report. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Thursday April 18, 2019

Governor

2:19pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Applauds Executive Order to combat worker misclassification and prevent payroll fraud.
1:54pm
Sen. Tiffany. Statement on Governor Evers shutting the door to business growth.
4:56am
Rep. Kerkman. Statement on Evers' Foxconn contract renegotiation threat.

2:31pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. In response to Evers, Foxconn says it's committed to contract, but open to new ideas.
2:24pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Speaker Vos predicts changes to Foxconn contract won't win approval, stands by claim company will create 13,000 jobs.
2:22pm
U.S. News & World Report. Foxconn says it's committed to Wisconsin job creation.
4:32am
WTMJ. Mt. Pleasant residents give mixed reviews on Evers' call to renegotiate Foxconn deal.
4:31am
New York Times. Foxconn's deal with Wisconsin should be revised, Gov. Tony Evers says. Reuters.
4:30am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Evers wants to change Foxconn contract to reflect scaled back project. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:17am
WKBT. Wisconsin's SeniorCare program extended for 10 years.

Budget

1:57pm
Sen. Miller. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: "Wisconsin Supports Key Provisions of Gov. Evers' Budget."
1:52pm
Rep. Taylor. Madisonians support Medicaid expansion at town hall discussion.
4:58am
Rep. Hintz. Town hall participants in Green Bay voice support for Medicaid expansion.

9:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. In transportation-funding debate, Robin Vos says path forward hinges on GOP Senate.
5:01am
Chippewa Herald. The ear of the governor: More than 100 people flock to CVTC for a Tony Evers' listening session.
4:29am
Dunn County News. Tony Evers visits UW-Stout Tuesday, touts plans to renovate South Hall dorms.
4:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Rep. Gordon Hintz: 10 reasons to expand Medicaid in Wisconsin.

Legislative

2:17pm
Rep. Sargent. The most dangerous thing about marijuana in Wisconsin is that it is illegal.
1:49pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: Earth Day reminds us to protect Wisconsin's environment.
1:46pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Committee hears from communities on making good first impressions.
11:27am
Sen. Marklein. Tomorrow is Tax Freedom Day in Wisconsin.
11:25am
Rep. Tittl. Legislative survey is now online.
4:56am
Rep. Hintz. SeniorCare extended after Democrats make request.

2:28pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmaker, advocates renew push for marijuana legalization in Wisconsin.
11:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Anti-smoking advocates hope Illinois law will lead to changes in Wisconsin.
11:51am
WUWM. Reading instruction debate holds back Wisconsin dyslexia legislation.
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin lawmakers consider bill to speed up health insurance appeals.
4:18am
WQOW. Hospital, fire officials give opinions on safe haven baby boxes.
4:16am
NBC 15. Patients push for safeguards in drug step therapy process.

State Agencies

2:20pm
DOR. Tax season pushes video views past the one million mark.
1:48pm
WEDC. Awards $750,000 grant for new beverage innovation center of excellence.
1:16pm
DACTP. Cardinal-Hickory Creek ag impact statement available to public.
1:14pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin unemployment rate remains at 2.9 percent in March.
11:46am
DOJ. Reorganized to create Division of Forensic Sciences.

4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lincoln Hills youth prison continues use of pepper spray, strip searches.
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Kaul won't restart juvenile prison investigation.

Economy/Business

11:28am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Developers of drug to offset menopause effects headline May 9 event in Wauwatosa.

2:34pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin lost 4,500 private sector jobs in March.
4:20am
Kenosha News. Foxconn stormwater planned deemed sufficient. Racine Journal Times.

Statewide

4:24pm
IWOC. Solitary confinement is considered a torture. Facing public indifference, people in Wisconsin prisons are refusing food as the last resort to expose this abusive practice.
1:56pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Reedsburg Area Medical Center receives Advocacy All-Star Award.
1:55pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Produce safety podcast a free resource for growers.
11:24am
Ascendium. 2018 Education Philanthropy Report highlights $107 million in grant funding.

4:13am
CNBC. Facebook says it 'unintentionally uploaded' 1.5 million users' email contacts without permission.
4:12am
WSAW. Officials: Shortage of shingles vaccine impacting patients.

Courts

9:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Patrick J. Hudec.
4:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Legislature v. Tony Evers - order.

4:16am
WEAU. Lawsuit filed against the City of Eau Claire regarding TIFs.

Education

4:25pm
UW-Stout. Earth Week to be celebrated April 22-26 with variety of events.
3:20pm
Marquette University. To host The Matriarch author and USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page.
3:19pm
UW-Stout. Symphonic Cingers to perform dance music from around the world.
3:17pm
UW-Platteville. Students present at Research in the Rotunda.
1:52pm
UW-Madison. UW changes lives: Experts advance new crops for long-term profitability.
1:47pm
UW-Stout. Students help seniors color Easter eggs, make memories.
11:26am
UW System President Cross. Research in the Rotunda showcases student research.
11:22am
UW-Madison. Microbiomes of diabetic foot ulcers are associated with clinical outcomes.
9:53am
UW-Madison. Food safety subject of Go Big Read book.

Local

4:22pm
Heritage Senior Living. Senior Living Community Director of Nursing inducted into prestigious international professional honor society. 
3:25pm
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. "Live Well Waukesha County" challenges residents to improve fitness, nutrition with free health resources.
3:23pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County 911 dispatcher earns 2019 Wisconsin Telecommunicator of the Year Award.
11:23am
Dane County Exec. Parisi.Dane County recognizes April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

3:22pm
DrydenWire. National Indian Gaming Commission issues notice of violations to St. Croix Chippewa Indians of WI.
4:47am
Stevens Point Journal. Saratoga still poised to fight Golden Sands Dairy despite lack of progress on mega-dairy.

Congress

3:26pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Responds to William Barr's press conference and release of Mueller Report.

2:25pm
CNBC. Mueller report details how Russians reached millions of U.S. Facebook and Twitter users and brought them out to real-life rallies.
11:50am
Reuters. Senate leader calls for raising minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21.
4:36am
The Hill. GOP lawmaker: Trump 'not quite popular enough' to advance an immigration bill.
4:27am
Portage Daily Register. Supporters of adult workers with disabilities advocate for existing wage system.
4:25am
WKOW. Sen. Johnson changes tone on border to "National Security Crisis."
4:24am
Washington Post. Senate homeland security chairman to propose tighter asylum standards amid border surge.

Politics

4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker schedules Tuesday appearance in Milwaukee.
4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republicans mock Democrats for holding 2020 convention here, saying 'they want to get rid of our cows.'

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Governor

4:19pm
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for Court of Appeals - District IV.
4:18pm
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for Court of Appeals - District II.
4:12pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Tony Evers calls for renegotiation of Foxconn deal.
3:32pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Governor Evers Foxconn renegotiation.
3:20pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Foxconn.
2:40pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on Governor Evers and Foxconn.
10:43am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. 100 days of Evers administration's record on conservation.

2:15pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers wants to renegotiate Foxconn deal, says company won't employ 13,000.
2:09pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers: Foxconn unlikely to employ 13,000 in Wisconsin; Its deal with state may need to be 'downsized.'
2:06pm
WAOW. Evers says 13,000 Foxconn jobs is unrealistic.
5:05am
Wisconsin Law Journal. Evers chooses 14 lawyers, 1 law professor for judicial selection committee.
4:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. 100 days into his tenure, Tony Evers draws line on budget.

Budget

11:45am
Coalition of Various Groups. Memo to legislators regarding support for the long-term reauthorization of the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program. 

2:22pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Robin Vos unmoved by poll showing support for Medicaid expansion: 'Sometimes you have to lead by what you believe in.'
2:20pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. UW study claims Medicaid expansion could save state's health care providers $100 million annually.
10:59am
Fox 11. Gov. Evers' statewide budget listening tour coming to Oshkosh.
10:35am
Chippewa Herald. New UW study says Medicaid expansion would save nearly $100 million a year.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Would refinancing student debt provide the most benefit to borrowers?
4:33am
CBS 3. Wisconsin Lt. Gov., State Rep. visit Lake Superior Institute.
4:23am
WQOW. Western Wisconsin residents weigh in on budget proposal, Evers offers warning to Republicans. WEAU.

Legislative

4:40pm
Rep. Ballweg. Inaugural meeting of Suicide Prevention Task Force announced.
4:17pm
Rep. Macco. Weekly Radio Address: On Tax Day 2019.
2:11pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Applauds the SeniorCare extension.
2:10pm
Sen. Shilling. Democrats take action to extend SeniorCare.
2:07pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Senator Janis Ringhand receives 2019 Health Care Advocate of the Year award.
2:03pm
Sen. Smith. Column: Passing the Baton.
11:04am
Sen. Erpenbach. Announces community listening sessions.
10:40am
Rep. Ramthun. Announces New Holstein listening session.
9:42am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Kicks off new grassroots lobbying efforts.
9:39am
Rep. Anderson. Medicaid expansion town hall tonight: What it means for Wisconsin.
5:06am
Rep. Bowen. Black Restaurant Week happening now in Milwaukee.

2:28pm
U.S. News & World Report. Patients push for safeguards in drug step therapy process.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Attorney general, lawmakers look to prevent sexual assault kit backlog.
4:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. Josh Kaul, lawmakers introduce legislation to reduce sexual assault kit backlog.
4:39am
WSAU. Rep. Kulp on bill to provide help for dyslexia.
4:34am
Fox 6. Democratic representative to reintroduce legislation to fully legalize marijuana in Wisconsin.
4:31am
WTMJ. Wisconsin cities could soon use windshield blocker for repeat parking violators.
4:21am
News & Observer. 'Born Alive' abortion bill approved in NC Legislature. Will Roy Cooper veto?
4:20am
WTMJ. Senator introduces bill to return Miller Park tax to Wisconsin counties.

State Agencies

4:39pm
Sierra Club. Conservationists around the state say "yes" to restoring state park funding.
2:12pm
DOJ. Eight subjects charged in a multi-drug conspiracy in Shawano.
12:34pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Legislative liaison added to state committee to promote the ratification of the 19th Amendment.
10:46am
DNR. Spring hearing affords thousands the opportunity to weigh-in on resource management proposals.
10:29am
DFI. Wisconsin investor alert: Robo-advisors.  Info Sheet.

2:17pm
WBAY. Outdoor enthusiasts support CWD bounties program.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR Secretary Preston Cole calls clean water and CWD top two priorities in Wisconsin.
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin DNR chief says he needs farm sector's help to clean up state water.
4:25am
WISC. We sat down with Lt. Gov. Barnes to talk racial equity in schools. Here's what he said.

Economy/Business

11:40am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Old National Bank joins as newest Gold Founding Member.

11:11am
Reuters. U.S. planes, tractors on EU tariff list over Boeing.
4:41am
Chicago Tribune. Report: Wisconsin Foxconn development could bring record flooding to Gurnee.
4:25am
Reuters. Truck drivers see orders, miles fall in latest U.S. slowdown signal.

Environment/Outdoors

10:18am
Door County Pulse. Report calls for action to combat climate change in Great Lakes.

Statewide

10:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Migration key to Wisconsin's workforce.

Courts

3:30pm
U.S. Supreme Court. Ray Allen v. International Association of Machinists - stipulation of dismissal.
2:14pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts ten new cases.
10:44am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues City of Eau Claire for using illegal TIF to raise tax revenue.
9:43am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Town of Lincoln v. City of Whitehall.
5:08am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. League of Women Voters v. Tony Evers - order.
5:07am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Legislature v. Tony Evers - order.

10:36am
WUWM. Wisconsin prepares for another gerrymandering trial.
10:34am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin Supreme Court throws out annexation of Trempealeau County sand mine on technicality. 

Education

4:16pm
UW System. Undergraduates showcase research in Capitol Rotunda in 16th annual event.
2:13pm
Wisconsin Technical College System. Wisconsin technical education programs receive national recognition. 
12:31pm
Marquette University. Finance students advance to regional finals of CFA Research Challenge.
10:23am
UW-Milwaukee. To celebrate 50 years of Black Studies.

2:25pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. After the failed referendum, the Palmyra-Eagle School District takes the first step toward dissolving.
10:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Latest turmoil for tiny Northwoods district: Felony charges filed against 5 current and former school board members.

Local

4:15pm
Madison Engineering Division. Madison Municipal Building earns 2 awards for restoration, renovation.
4:14pm
Wisconsin District Attorneys Association. Statement on the passing of Iowa County District Attorney Larry Nelson.
11:46am
Milwaukee County Sups. Taylor, Shea. propose opening local warming shelters at 32 degrees.

4:32am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee County allegedly paid Brookfield firm $2.3 million for fake invoices. 
4:27am
Kenosha News. Highway KR expansion plat approved by County Board

Congress

11:48am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Leads congressional delegation in introducing legislation to rename Sun Prairie Post Office for Fire Captain Cory Barr.
10:41am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Johnson. Introduce legislation to rename Sun Prairie Post Office for Fire Captain Cory Barr.
9:40am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces $1.5 million in new funding for Wisconsin dairy farmers.

9:44am
Reuters. Companies warn Trump: Census citizenship question could be costly.

Politics

11:02am
AP. Can he win? Sanders makes case he can take back the Midwest.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S. Rep. Pocan says he doesn't know if he will endorse presidential candidates.
4:24am
NBC 26. For local leaders, President Trump's visit kicks off 2020 election.

Tuesday April 16, 2019

Governor

3:23pm
RPW. ICYMI: Governor Evers' first hundred days devoid of actual accomplishment.
2:47pm
IUPAT-DC7 Supports Evers' Executive Order on payroll fraud & worker misclassification.
2:40pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. To serve on the state committee to commemorate Wisconsin's ratification of the 19th Amendment.
12:50pm
Gov. Evers. Wisconsin dispatchers recognized for helping keep citizens safe. Proclamation.
10:43am
New London Mayor Henke. Letter of support for secure youth center.
10:40am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Tony Evers' fist 100 days: Helping hard-working Wisconsinites and listening to their concerns.
10:35am
MacIver Institute. Gov. Evers continues to ban MacIver News Service from press breifings, press office emails.

2:18pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lame-duck laws, budget fights mark Evers' first 100 days as governor. WKOW.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers administration targets payroll fraud with new task force. U.S. News & World Report.
4:27am
Washington Post. In their first months on the job, Democratic governor seek to roll back Republican predecessors' policies.

Budget

10:42am
WFRV. Local leaders fed up with state lawmakers removing Hwy 15 project money from governor's budget.
5:01am
Pierce County Herald. Budget panel hears campus pleas for buildings.
4:59am
WISC. Assembly leaders raise concerns about the tax implications of Evers' proposed budget.
4:29am
WDIO. Gov. Tony Evers continues budget listening tour in Superior.
4:26am
WSAW. Republican state representatives stop in Wausau to talk about the tax climate.
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Nearly 200 testify at Joint Finance hearing in River Falls.

Legislative

3:29pm
Sen. Carpenter. Excess from the Miller Park tax should be returned to the 5 counties.
1:59pm
Rep. Hebl. Statement on Speaker Vos' attempt to sow discord.
1:58pm
AG Kaul. And bipartisan group of legislators propose legislation to prevent future backlog of untested sexual assault kits. LRB-2194.

3:43pm
WISC. AG: Proposal 'sends a message' that Wisconsin should never again have an untested rape kit backlog.
4:58am
WBAY. Outagamie County hoping for green light from Madison for Highway 15 bypass project.
4:30am
Wisconsin State Farmer. Dairy Business Association: Pushing for solutions with lawmakers in Madison.
4:21am
Fox 11. Local lawmakers asking Outagamie Co. to hold off on approving new youth prison.

State Agencies

3:35pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves state trust fund loans totaling nearly $1.4 million.
3:11pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:27pm
WHEDA. R.E. Management President Victoria Parmentier joins board.
12:13pm
DWD Sec. Frostman. Youth apprenticeship: Developing Wisconsin's workforce.

2:26pm
U.S. News & World Report. DNR secretary questions why state won't ban baiting, feeding.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. AG withdraws Wisconsin from legal challenge to EPA rule regulating power plant emissions.
4:51am
WKBT. Wisconsin DNR household survey estimates 9.3 million unused electronics sit in homes.

Economy/Business

2:42pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. 2019 Entrepreneurs' Conference to Milwaukee; speakers Rusinow, Zeratsky to lead line-up.

2:20pm
WUWM. Racine County residents have fresh questions about Foxconn.

Environment/Outdoors

4:50am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. DNR confirms another invasive silver carp in St. Croix River.

Statewide

2:45pm
WPMCA. Andrew Bowman appointed as new chairman.
12:59pm
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Communications Director/Policy Researcher Position Description. 
12:26pm
RPW. Statement on Tax Day.
12:21pm
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation. Names Conservation Award Winners.
12:19pm
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. 4 to be inducted into WBA Hall of Fame.
10:39am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. New report: Wisconsin hospitals create and strengthen partnerships to improve health care quality.
5:07am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Former GOP state representative, retired judge & 2018 Democratic state Senate candidate elected to Governing Board.

Courts

10:37am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Gary E. Grass.
10:37am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. B.C. Fischer.
5:09am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. League of Women Voters v. Tony Evers - order.

5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court takes up lawsuit over lame-duck laws, putting one case on a fast track.
4:32am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear appeal on Kinnard Farms expansion, CAFO regulation.

Education

4:12pm
Wisconsin State High School Clay Target League. Over 2,300 students participating in 2019 spring season.
3:17pm
Rape Crisis Center. Addresses statements made by MMSD representative regarding the alleged rape at East High School.
2:39pm
DPI Supt. Taylor. Names 114 Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition.
1:48pm
Marquette University. Researchers receive $1.9 million grant to study neuroscience of addiction, depression.
10:41am
Marquette University. Law School to host discussion on criminal justice reform at "On the Issues"April 17.

Local

4:38pm
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. Common Council approves increased penalties for loitering-soliciting prostitutes.
3:30pm
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Important work ahead for the City-County Carjacking and Reckless Driving Task Force.
2:44pm
Yahara WINS. Partnership offers project grants to reduce phosphorus pollution.
2:01pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Council unanimously passes resolution to study feasibility and costs of an environmentally friendly purchasing program.
12:52pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Sworn in for second term as Waukesha County Executive.
12:14pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Community coalition undercut by city health deparment.

4:45am
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Smaller police agencies in region add body cameras slowly.

Congress

10:36am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces more than $21 million in AmeriCorps funding for Wisconsin.

2:19pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher pushes for log trucks to be allowed on Wisconsin's Interstates.
4:49am
La Crosse Tribune. Trump's immigration idea dismissed by Wisconsin officials.
4:19am
WQOW. Rep. Ron Kind holds listening session in Eau Claire, focuses on health care, helping families.

Politics

1:03pm
DPW. Responds to President Trump's planned rally in Green Bay.

1:50pm
The Hill. Trump to counter White House correspondents' dinner with Wisconsin rally.
1:05pm
Fox 11. Trump to hold rally at Resch Center.
4:28am
Ames Tribune. Wisconsin Congressman Gallagher talks young voter engagement at Lincoln Highway GOP Dinner.

Monday April 15, 2019

Governor

4:41pm
Governor Evers. Announces appointments to Judicial Selection Advisory Committee. 
4:18pm
DWD. Governor Evers Signs Executive Order Creating Joint Task Force on Payroll Fraud and Worker Misclassifiction. Executive Order #20
3:39pm
Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association. Supports Governor Evers Executive Order Addressing Payroll Frraud. 
2:41pm
Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council. Statement on Gov. Evers' signing Executive Order to Protect Wisconsin Workers. 
2:40pm
North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters. Evers Signs Historic Order on Payroll Fraud & Worker Misclassification. 
2:38pm
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Statement by IBEW State Conference President Leo Sokolik on Executive Order #20. 
2:34pm
Construction Business Group. Governor Tackles Payroll Fraud with Executive Order.
2:26pm
Construction Business Group. Governor Tackles Payroll Fraud with Executive Order. 
2:24pm
Plumbers Local 75. Statement by Steve Breitlow on Executive Order #20. 
2:16pm
WI Building Trades Council. Governor Signs Executive Order cracking down on payroll fraud and protecting taxpayers and workers. 
2:14pm
Wisconsin Laborers' District Council. Statement on Governor Evers' Executive Order on Worker Misclassification. 
2:13pm
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 494. Statement on Gov. Evers' signing Executive Order to Protect Wisconsin Workers. 
5:19am
Gov. Evers. Proclaims April 14 as 'Milwaukee Day' throughout Wisconsin.

4:24am
Chippewa Herald. In Tony Evers' administration, modest raises for some supervisors, larger ones for top officials.

Budget

12:46pm
Speaker Vos. Assembly Republicans reveal "tax day truths", pledge to protect taxpayers.
9:59am
Sen. Stroebel. Governor Evers plans to raise your taxes.
9:55am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Focus #8: Reroute for Transit.

5:01am
Fox 11. Wisconsin voters weigh in on Governor Evers' proposed gas tax increase.
4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. GOP states discover a tax hike they have to like: for roads.

Legislative

4:47pm
Dairy Business Association. State dairy group sets legislative priorities. 
4:20pm
Rep. Kulp. Tax Day 2019: Working to Lower the Tax Burden. 
3:43pm
Rep. Snyder. Area Legislators Talk Taxes. 
2:52pm
Seb. Cowles, Roth, Jacque & Reps. Tauchen, Steineke, Murphy, Tusler. Outagamie County Legislators Send Letter to Help Address Concerns with Proposed Hortonia Youth Corrections Facility.  Letter to Joint Finance Committee.
2:35pm
MacIver Institute. On Tax Day, MacIver Warns Progress on Lowering Tax Burden Can't Stop Now. 
2:17pm
Republican Party of Wisconsin. Statement on Tax Day. 
2:11pm
Rep. Tittl. Joins Assembly Republicans on Tax Day to Champion Tax Relief. 
12:06pm
Rep. Shankland. Named Conservation Legislator of the Year.
11:03am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Reaffirms commitment to keeping taxes low.
10:02am
Rep. Gundrum. Announces West Bend listening session.
9:52am
Badger Institute. Expungement reform would put people back to work.

12:58pm
WISC. Proposal would create 'baby boxes' in Wisconsin where newborns could be safely be abandoned.
10:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Republicans seek ban on sex, race-based abortions.
5:10am
La Crosse Tribune. Reps. Doyle, Billings sponsor legislation to ban conversion therapy in Wisconsin.
5:00am
WISC. Legislature, WisconsinEye reach new 4-year deal.
4:17am
WKBT. State legislators look to help hemp industry with Growing Opportunities Act.
4:16am
WXOW. Lawmakers hope bill strengthens Wisconsin hemp farming.

State Agencies

4:23pm
DWD. Wisconsin Agencies Partner to Launch Transitional Jobs Program for Veterans. 
3:36pm
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Aging Advocates thank state and federal officials for 10-Year extension of SeniorCare. 
12:49pm
Wisconsin Lottery. First All or Nothing top prize won during weekend.
11:41am
DATCP. WI Milk Marketing Board nominees certified.

4:54am
WISC. Wisconsin DOJ testing thousands of old rape kits.
4:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin youth prison probe closes without charges.

Economy/Business

11:12am
Wisconsin Safety Council. 13 companies win Corporate Safety Awards.

10:42am
CNBC. Offering shoppers new experiences isn't helping as malls see tsunami of store closures, falling traffic.
5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn lands another building--and vows to move people in--as the company continues its Wisconsin rollout.
4:25am
Reuters. Exclusive: Foxconn chairman says aims to step down to pave way for younger talent.
4:20am
Bloomberg. U.S. farmers fear China deal will leave them worse off than before trade war.

Statewide

9:57am
Institute for Reforming Government. Gvoernor Walker joins.
9:45am
Community Development Financial Institutions. Wisconsin CDFIs strengthens communities.
9:40am
Forward Analytics. Issues initial report: "Falling Behind: Migration Changes and State Workforce."

Courts

12:47pm
DOJ. Federal court grants Wisconsin's withdrawal from case challenging EPA regulations on hazardous air pollutants.

Education

4:34pm
UW Madison. Dementia: Can a "friendly visit" play a role in keeping seniors safe at home?
4:32pm
UW Stout. Champions: Computer students make it six straight national titles. 
4:31pm
UW Stout. Champions: Mak-moisturizer nets national honor. 
4:30pm
UW Stout. Champions: Construction majors nail down win. 
4:29pm
UW Stout. Champions: Computer students make it six straight national titles. 
10:05am
UW-Madison. Novel approach promises ready access to hard-to-study proteins.
10:03am
UW-Milwaukee. Professor named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow.

10:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Wisconsin saw fourth largest decline in higher ed funding between 2013 and 2018.
4:56am
NBC News. Active shooter drills are scaring kids and may not protect them. Some schools are taking a new approach.
4:55am
WKBT. Wisconsin leaders seek input on how to attract, retain teachers.

Local

4:37pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. City Receives Three Responses to the Judge Doyle - Block 88 Project Request for Proposals. 

10:46am
WFRV. Shortage of psychiatrists becoming an issue in NE Wisconsin.
4:22am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County unveils new plan to fund road work.
4:14am
Wisconsin Watch. Proposal for 24 wind turbines whips up controversy in rural Wisconsin.

Congress

4:59am
WDIO. Wisconsin lawmakers introduce bill that seeks to elevate status of 2 state trails.
4:58am
Racine Journal Times. Broadband gets attention at the federal level.

Politics

2:19pm
WI Democracy Campaign. Files complaint against Hagedorn Campaign Committee. 
9:54am
Wisconsin Federation of College Republicans. Elect new executive board.
6:53am
RPW. Elects Andrew Hitt as Chairman.

11:28am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans bar Walker from congressional caucus meeting.
5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Presidential candidate Julian Castro comes to Wisconsin to talk immigration, opportunity.
4:57am
Cap Times. Bernie Sanders kicks off 2020 presidential run in downtown Madison.
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. In Madison, Bernie Sanders calls on supporters to help 'transform' country.

Friday April 12, 2019

Governor

4:19pm
AARP Wisconsin. Thrilled that SeniorCare is extended for another decade.
4:10pm
Sen. Hansen. 10-year waiver for SeniorCare granted.
4:05pm
Gov. Evers. Announces the popular SeniorCare program will continue for the next decade.
12:36pm
Bradley Center Sports & Entertainment Corporation. Completes wrap-up of its business.
12:36pm
Gov. Evers. Statement relating to the Bradley Center Sports and Entertainment Corporation.

4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers creates committee to celebrate 100th anniversary of Wisconsin ratifying 19th Amendment.
4:36am
Racine Journal Times. Area Republicans ask Evers to appoint Republican as Register of Deeds.
4:26am
Sheboygan Press. Tony Evers grew up in Plymouth, biked Highway 67 and hung out at Dino's pizza.

Budget

4:48am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Statement on corrections matters in the state budget.

4:31am
WSAU. Spiros, Kulp, hold budget listening sessions.
4:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Evers pushing ahead on gas tax increase amid public opposition.

Legislative

4:13pm
Sen. Kooyenga. Protecting life through safe havens.
4:12pm
Rep. Ballweg. 41st District student art featured at Capitol.
1:44pm
Rep. Neubauer. To hold state budget open office hours.
12:07pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Announces upcoming listening sessions.
12:00pm
Sen. Marklein. Column: Heroes from our hometowns serve on the southern border.
11:51am
Rep. Pronschinske. Public hearing scheduled on robocalls.
10:16am
Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Legislative leaders announce new agreement with WisconsinEye Public Affairs Network.
10:10am
One Wisconsin Now. One year ago: Robin Vos traveling companion Cliff Rosenberger resigned amid FBI corruption investigation.
4:55am
Sen. Cowles. Applauds PSC's approval of new solar energy projects.

12:40pm
Cap Times. Milwaukee lawmaker lays out plans to reduce crime, save money.
4:38am
Jefferson County Daily Union. Sullivan reading specialist concerned about dyslexia legislation.

State Agencies

3:35pm
Sierra Club. Approval of solar farms shows solar is good for our communities, Wisconsin, and ratepayers.
2:35pm
AG Kaul. Announces progress in effort to end backlog of sexual assault kits.
12:02pm
DOT. State Patrol to step-up law enforcement in southeast Wisconsin Tuesday during "Blue Day."
4:49am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

4:30am
WKBT. Two Wisconsin solar farms will power 120,000 homes.

Economy/Business

1:42pm
WMC. Foxconn shows continued commitment to Wisconsin with Madison office announcement.
12:05pm
Foxconn. Acquires downtown Madison property, further growing innovation center network in Wisconsin.
4:45am
Cornucopia Institute. "Organic" hydroponic operations allowed to spray glyphosate on the soil.

1:53pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn confirms plans to buy Madison office building.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Foxconn to make announcement on acquisition of Downtown Madison property. 
4:40am
Wisconsin State Farmer. Regional production, federal rules and global markets dictate dairy farmers' paychecks.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Despite sales growth, Organic Valley posts second annual income loss.
4:27am
Sun Prairie Star. Help wanted: Stagnant labor force slows economy.
4:23am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Inmar to close Milwaukee facility.
4:21am
WSAW. Agriculture report shows fewer but larger farms in U.S.

Statewide

3:15pm
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. 100 days until Wisconsin Farm Technology Days!
12:39pm
Focus on Energy. Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award.
12:06pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association, Wisconsin Bankers Foundation. Educate young consumers through reading.
10:27am
Clintonville Administrator Eveland. Wisconsin is over-reliant on the property tax.
10:05am
Wisconsin Democracy Campign. Why we need progressive taxation.

Courts

5:30pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Legislature v. Tony Evers - order.
12:04pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Scott Walker, WILL ask SCOTUS to take school choice case.

4:34am
Courthouse News Service. Wisconsin GOP asks high court to settle lame-duck case.

Education

1:45pm
UW-Milwaukee. Kenilworth Open Studios returns April 13.
12:07pm
UW-Madison. UW Arboretum added to National Register of Historic Places.

4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. How did UW-Stevens Point save liberal arts majors? By cutting more than 130 staff, faculty positions.

Local

3:46pm
City of Madison. Moving forward: City releases plan, new resource for watershed studies.

4:35am
Madison.com. Columbia County officials baffled at ex-DA Tristan Eagon's allegations.
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 500-bed immigrant detention center proposed in St. Croix County.

Congress

2:34pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps reintroduce legislation to simplify and decrease the costs of tax preparation and filing.
11:52am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Blackburn. Introduce bipartisan legislation to improve internet access in rural America.
10:00am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on White House screening of abortion film.
4:49am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Talks border security, immigration loopholes on Fox News.

Politics

10:02am
Steil for 1st Congress. Campaing raises over $360,000 in Q1.

4:23am
WTMJ. Evers refuses to say if he voted for Sanders or Clinton.
4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Sanders starts campaign swing with Wisconsin rally.

Thursday April 11, 2019

Governor

3:36pm
Rep. Stubbs. Appointed to Governor Evers' committee commemorating the 19th Amendment.
3:34pm
Rep. Taylor. Joins Governor Evers in celebrating ratification of 19th Amendment.
2:04pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #19 relating to the creation of the committee to celebrate the centennial anniversary of Wisconsin's ratification of the 19th Amendment.
2:03pm
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for Register of Deeds of Milwaukee County. 

Budget

3:51pm
Rep. Taylor. Urges action on medical marijuana.
3:19pm
Association for Equity in Funding. Releases school funding and student outcome study to inform policymakers, public during budget debate.
11:22am
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. Members strongly oppose seizing private land for bike paths.
9:20am
Rep. Goyke. Pulbic support for "The People's Budget" grows.

4:38am
CBS 58. Governor, lawmakers hold buget listening sessions across Wisconsin.
4:37am
WFRV. Gov. Evers visits Green Bay to discuss Department of Health Services budget proposal.
4:37am
Fox 6. At packed public hearing in Oak Creek, state budget discussion gets emotional. WTMJ.
4:34am
Racine Journal Times. Evers 'happy that there is more consistency' from Foxconn.
4:32am
WKOW. UW urges lawmakers to include vet school facility in state budget.

Legislative

3:35pm
Rep. Goyke. Briefs Wisconsin Legislature on crime prevention & corrections policy. Legislative solutions offered.
3:24pm
Sen. Larson. The level of corruption with non-public charter schools hits a new low.
2:06pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: It is Time for Wisconsin to Accept the Medicaid Expansion.
10:55am
Rep. Edming. Announces second round of budget listening sessions.
10:50am
One Wisconsin Now. Schemes and scandals of Assembly Speaker Robin Vos exposed on new website.
10:07am
Milwaukee Democratic Legislative Caucus. Letter to Water Quality Task Force regarding meeting in Milwaukee.

9:23am
KCCI. Iowa senators discuss bill raising tobacco-buying age to 21.
5:16am
WTMJ. Wisconsin GOP ball calls for posting gas tax on pumps.

State Agencies

4:23pm
Citizens Utility Board. PSC trims construction costs to the benefit of ratepayers as it endorses biggest solar projects in state history.
4:09pm
PSC. Two utility scale solar projects approved.
4:07pm
DATCP. Amid changes, Wisconsin agriculture remains strong, Pfaff says.
2:05pm
DOR. Monday is income tax filing deadline.
4:46am
PSC. Electric vehicle investigation moves forward.

2:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Down a member, Wisconsin regulators approve state's first utility-scale solar farms.
12:12pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Public Service Commission approves a $31 million gas line serving Foxconn.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Natural Resource Board approves hearings for proposed phosphorus rule.
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR asks that more chemicals be evaluated for safe levels in groundwater.
4:28am
Sheboygan Press. Variable pricing for campsites and admission to Wisconsin state parks appears to be paying off.
4:28am
WKOW. DNR to help Madison find source of contamination in city wells.

Economy/Business

1:51pm
UNI, IndustriALL. Global unions strongly condemn Kimberly-Clark's global restructuring plans and their contempt towards engagement with the trade unions representing workers across the globe.
11:30am
Midwest Express. Takes next step toward returning ot the air.
10:52am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Bud Selig to keynote 4th annual Wisconsin Veterans Business Conference.
10:08am
Wisconsin Infrastructure Investment Now. Husky Energy cleanup and demolition work begins.

Environment/Outdoors

2:12pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. CWD-positive deer nearly double as state increases sampling in 2018.

Statewide

12:20pm
We Energies. Reminder: Winter heating moratorium ends Monday.
11:49am
ACU of Wisconsin. Blueprint proposes cutting Wisconsin prison population and spending.
10:09am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Releases updated report highlighting impact of gas tax on Wisconsinites.

9:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Advocates: Access to affordable child care remains barrier for Wisconsin workers.

Courts

3:31pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Emergency petition for original action, supervisory writ, writ of mandamus, and/or immediate temporary relief of intervening defendant-appellant-petitioner Wisconsin Legislaure and memorandum in support. 
3:20pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. League of Women Voters v. Tony Evers - order.

4:32am
U.S. News & World Report. Attorneys: Court should protect school chief's powers.

Education

4:25pm
UW-Madison. Student to use prestigious Truman Scholarship to further research on arts education access.
3:24pm
Ascendium Education Group. 199 Wisconsin apprentices receive $298,500 in scholarships.
3:22pm
DPI. 2019 Principals of the Year recognized.
3:19pm
UW-Stout. Softball star's toughness partly forged off the field.
10:06am
Marquette University. And Brady Corp. to award $21,000 to Brewed Ideas Challenge winners.
4:49am
Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. Herb Kohl honors outstanding students and teachers at award luncheon on April 13.

Local

4:47am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. New WIC office to open in Sherman Park.

Congress

4:24pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Rubio. Introduce bipartisan resolution condemning Boko Haram.
3:50pm
U.S. Reps. Pocan, Jayapal. Denounce Netanyahu annexation threats, urge adherence to human rights and international law.
1:48pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Cassidy. Reintroduce legislation targeting foreign mail containing illicit opioids.
9:18am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Braun, Shaheen, Fischer. Introduce bipartisan legislation to stop student debt relief scams.
4:50am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Asks Secretary DeVos about department priorities.

Politics

4:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Liberal's concession in Wisconsin race boosts GOP confidence.

Wednesday April 10, 2019

Governor

2:05pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #18 relating to an affirmation of the intergovernmental relationships among the State of Wisconsin and tribal nations within the state.
12:40pm
Gov. Evers. Seeking applications for Columbia County District Attorney.

Budget

12:51pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. A house divided: Comments from state rep show the current chasm in Wiconsin.

9:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP leaders criticize Gov. Tony Evers' lead pipe replacement plan, raising concerns that too much money would go to Milwaukee.
9:23am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo School Board members seek special ed, mental health funding in meeting with legislators.
4:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Estimate: Property taxes would see inflation-level increases under Tony Evers' budget.
4:31am
WBAY. GOP skeptical about Evers' lead pipe replacement plan.
4:30am
WQOW. Gov. Evers, Lt. Gov. Barnes coming to Eau Claire for budget listening session.

Senate Floor Session

5:00am
Rep. Rohrkaste. "Ellis Interchange" bill passes, awaits signature into law.
4:53am
Sens. Roth, Cowles. Bill to designate Mike Ellis interchange passes Legislature.

4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers pass bill banning 'R-word' in administrative code.
4:36am
Fox 11. Legislature approves naming 41/10/441 interchange for Ellis.

Assembly Floor Session

2:56pm
Wisconsin Building Trades Council. Applauds Legislature's unanimous support for Worker's Memorial Day.
11:09am
Rep. Snyder. Recognizes April as Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month.
9:22am
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on successful adoption of Assembly Joint Resolution recognizing April 2019 as Deaf History Month in Wisconsin.
9:10am
Sen. Fitzgerald, Rep. Jagler. Legislation to remove R-word from administrative code heads to Governor Evers' desk.
9:06am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Applauds bipartisan effort to end tax breaks for companies that move jobs out of Wisconsin.
5:13am
Rep. Shankland. Welcomes UWSP Men's Hockey championship to the state Capitol.
5:10am
Rep. Felzkowski. Proud to honor Wisconsin National Guard.
5:09am
Rep. Neubauer. Celebrates the 15th annual State of the Tribes Address.
5:02am
Rep. Hintz. Honors UW-Oshkosh Men's Basketball championship.
4:58am
Rep. Duchow. Votes to eliminate tax breaks for businesses moving out of state.
4:55am
Rep. Neylon. Statement on Assembly passage of moving expense bill.
4:51am
Rep. Hesselbein. Welcomes tribal leaders to state Capitol.

5:11am
Rep. Taylor. State of the Tribes Address highlights importance of Wisconsin's native nations.
5:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Oneida chairman calls for removal of Indian school mascots, increasing environmental protections. WUWM. WBAY.
4:43am
Fox 11. "Teach respect, not racism": Oneida Nation chairman addresses mascots and mines in address. WFRV.
4:32am
WKOW. Bipartisan bill to remove 'R" word causes disagreement ahead of vote.
4:30am
NBC 26. GOP honors Wisconsin troops recalled from border.

Legislative

4:36pm
Rep. Bowen. Highlights overwhelming support for broad justice reform in lates Marquette Law Poll.
3:54pm
Rep. Sargent. DNR taking crucial steps to mitigate Madison water crisis.
1:56pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Announces listening sessions.
1:19pm
Sen. Testin, Rep. Dittrich. Legislators introduce bill to end discriminatory abortion.
12:38pm
Rep. Shankland. Turning the page on Point Forward.
11:16am
Rep. Hutton. Introduces gas tax transparency legislation.
11:11am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bill for unaccompanied homeless youth passes out of committee unanimously.
11:10am
Sen. Smith. Column: Paying again through referendum.
4:50am
Rep. Kitchens. To hold in-district listening sessions.

9:04am
U.S. News & World Report. Senator expects votes on victims amendment in May.
4:26am
NBC 26. Project Drive Sober: Advocates make passionate plea to lawmakers.

State Agencies

4:38pm
WHEDA. Issues $165 million in single family bonding.
3:53pm
DNR, DHS. Work together to improve water quality in Wisconsin.
3:52pm
DMA. Wisconsin statewide tornado drill postponed to Friday, April 12.
2:57pm
DNR. Natural Resource Board approves migratory bird hunting seasons for 2019.
2:55pm
AG Kaul. Announces missing persons poster contest winner at Bangor Elementary.
12:39pm
WHEDA. Wins Community First Award form Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.
12:20pm
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance.
4:53am
DNR. Weekly news.
4:52am
DHS. Health officials encourage vaccination against Hepatitis A.

Economy/Business

1:41pm
CNBC. Trump's plan to bring thousands of jobs to Wisconsin with a new Foxconn plant is reportedly showing little progress.
9:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Renewable energy, energy efficiency companies continue to add jobs in Wisconsin.

Statewide

1:17pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report calls for state action to 'get the lead out' of drinking water.
4:46am
WTMJ. WI group gives state failing grade for inaction on school lead-water testing. WISC.

Courts

12:55pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Speaker Robin Vos says Gov. Tony Evers shouldn't make key appointment amid court fight.
4:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin now completely removed from federal ACA lawsuit.
4:38am
La Crosse Tribune. Court sides with governor in appointment fight.
4:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Appeals court, siding with Tony Evers, allows Walker appointments to remain vacant.
4:24am
U.S News & World Report. Court to hear arguments in fight over school chief's powers.

Education

2:08pm
UW System. Joins national effort to prevent sexual harassment in higher education.
12:41pm
UW-Stout. Teaching graduate finds himself in familiar hallways.

1:15pm
Stevens Point Journal. UW-Stevens Point backs away from plan to cut several liberal arts majors.

Local

4:37pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Resolution to study feasibility and costs of an environmentally friendly purchasing program for the City passes unanimously at Finance & Personnel.
4:35pm
Columbia County District Attorney. Office open; Dodge County DA serving as Special Prosecutor in Charge.
9:01am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County announces five phase project to improve water flow out of Yahara lakes, mitigate flood risk.

1:44pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Resolution to seek amendment to State statute concerning industrial hemp licenses passes Judiciary & Legislation Committee unanimously.
4:40am
WISC. Columbia County officials react to DA's resignation.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County Register of Deeds announces retirement amid FBI investigation.
4:27am
WKOW. Trace levels of PFAS found in more wells in Madison.

Congress

11:05am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Leads members of Congress in reintroducing the Student Loan Refinancing Act.
11:03am
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Pocan re-introduces plan to allow federal student loan debt refinancing.
4:47am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Rate most conservative member of Wisconsin delegation by the ACUF.

2:16pm
The Hill. U.S. deficit soars to $691 billion, expected to top $1 trillion this year.
4:35am
NBC News. GOP worried over Trump's shakeup at Homeland Security.
4:35am
Duluth News Tribune. Trump administration considers revised version of family separation tactic.
4:29am
The Hill. Left-center divide forces Dems to scrap budget vote.
4:27am
WJFW. Sen. Baldwin introduces ACCESS BROADBAND Act.

Politics

1:22pm
Marquette University. New Law School Poll finds little change in views of Trump as Mueller probe ends: Opinions shift on confidence in Mueller; on state issues, majorities support legal marijuana, higher special education spending, oppose increase in gas tax.
1:20pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Wisconsinites take stand for rule of law, elect Hagedorn.
9:51am
RSLC. IT"S OFFICIAL! Judge Brian Hagedorn wins election to Wisconsin Supreme Court.
9:07am
Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Concedes in Wisconsin Supreme Court race.

2:02pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Marquette Law Poll shows increasing public opposition to raising gas tax.
1:57pm
U.S. News & World Report. Poll shows support for legalized pot, not for gas tax hike.
11:21am
Fox 11. Neubauer concedes Wisconsin Supreme Court race, Hagedorn declared winner.

Tuesday April 9, 2019

Governor

2:29pm
Gov. Evers. Promises kept: Wisconsin withdraws from GOP lawsuit attacking ACA.
10:08am
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for Register of Deeds of Racine County.

2:42pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin completely out of federal health care lawsuit.
9:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In divided Wisconsin, the governor and legislative leaders are barely talking.
4:31am
WJFW. Oneida Co. wants more state funding for child support enforcement.

Budget

3:10pm
LFB. Property tax estimates under the Governor's budget bill.
12:36pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Polls critical education policy questions in Wisconsin.

12:45pm
Cap Times. Support for parts of Evers' education budget struggles in poll, conservative group says.
11:23am
Duluth News Tribune. Evers plans budget stop April 15 in Superior.
9:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers wants prescription drug companies and other entities to disclose information on prices.
4:30am
WAOW. Governor Evers pushes for in state tuition rates for undocumented immigrants.
4:27am
WEAU. State lawmakers host listening sessions on the budget.

Senate Floor Session

3:58pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Steffen. Bill to address fraudulent auto sales passes Legislature.

12:35pm
WQOW. Wisconsin Senate takes no action on deer carcass removal.

Assembly Floor Session

3:55pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Staetment on State of the Tribes.
3:14pm
Rep. Nygren. Hometown Hero honored.
3:13pm
Sen. Cowles. Statement on State of the Tribes Address.
3:12pm
Rep. Macco. Oneida Tribal Chairman delivers State of Tribes Address to Legislature.
2:38pm
Rep. Meyers. Statement on State of the Tribes Address.
2:38pm
Rep. Hintz. State of the Tribes Address highlights importance of native communities in Wisconsin.
2:36pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on State of the Tribes address.
2:35pm
Rep. Steineke. Statement on State of the Tribes.
2:34pm
Rep. Subeck. Welcomes Wisconsin's sovereign tribal nations to state Capitol.

Legislative

3:03pm
Sen. Stroebel. Secretary-designee Craig Thompson misses the mark.
11:07am
Rep. Vining. Welcomes tribal leaders to state Capitol.

12:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate leader won't confirm Gov. Tony Evers' cabinet amid court fight over appointments.
4:57am
WJFW. Costs keep police from wearing body cams despite growing public support.
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. New chief tapped for Legislature's legal agency; Merger of legislative agencies still possible.
4:31am
WXOW. Oneida chairman to deliver State of the Tribes address.
4:28am
NBC 26. New interchange to be named after late State Senate President.
4:23am
WSAW. Legislators vote on bill to drop 'mental retardation' term.

State Agencies

2:23pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. La Crosse community is invited to "Share Your Voice" on a new State Historical Society Museum and see two objects from the Society's vast collection.
10:07am
DATCP. Public invited to attend 72nd Alice in Dairyland finals events.

4:35am
Chippewa Herald. State eyes new medical ride provider as patients complain of late, missed pickups.

Economy/Business

4:29am
WTMJ. Declining milk prices puts Wisconsin farmers in a pinch.
4:21am
CBS News. Tax refunds so far this year are down by $6 billion from 2018.

Statewide

3:57pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Holds National Crime Victims' Rights Week event.
2:33pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Robert Jaeger, MD, receives Society's Presidential Citation.
2:32pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Darold Treffert, MD, receives Society's highest honor.
2:31pm
Wisconsin Medical Society Kenneth Gold, MD, named Physician Citizen of the Year.
12:37pm
Quarles & Brady. Deepens IP bench with four new attorneys.
11:12am
SBDC Wisconsin Connect with the experts at 30th Annual Wisconsin Lenders Conference.
9:35am
Wisconsin Medical Society. La Crosse family physician named president-elect.
9:33am
Wisconsin Medical Society. George 'Chip' Morris, MD, inaugurated president.

4:28am
WKOW. Illinois tobacco law could have impact in Wisconsin.
4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. 'Necessity': Those in U.S. illegally push for license to drive.
4:23am
AP. Inspections show deterioration of US-funded housing for poor.

Courts

3:50pm
District III Court of Appeals. League of Women Voters of Wisconsin v. Tony Evers - order.

5:16am
Courthouse News Service. Wisconsin lawyers balk at 'compelled speech' of State Bar dues.
4:24am
Politico. DOJ asks for speedy hearing in case that could kill Obamacare.

Education

3:11pm
UW-Stout. Students to present research on supporting sexual violence survivors.
11:44am
UW-Stout. Helping Hand food plus pantry opens on campus.
11:44am
Marquette University. Army ROTC headed to International Ranger Challenge at West Point.
11:43am
UW-Madison. Antibiotic resistance across Wisconsin revealed by new maps.
11:11am
UW-Platteville. Hyneck documents a life dedicated to the preservation of prehistoric Native American culture.
11:10am
UW-Platteville. Students present research on honeybees, native pollinators and their shared habitat.
10:54am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Polls critical education policy questions in Wisconsin.
10:10am
Wisconsin Environment, WISPIRG. Wisconsin gets an "F" for failing to address lead in school drinking water.
8:49am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Voters approve more school spending, but some referenda fail.

4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System to create tribal consultation policy.

Local

3:54pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. In recognition of National Crime Victims' Rights Week.
8:53am
Milwaukee Register of Deeds La Fave. Announces retirement.

4:55am
Racine Journal Times. Mount Pleasant to lease land to farmers in Foxconn area.
4:33am
Hudson Star Observer. City of NR fields ICA request to build immigration detention center.
4:32am
Portage Daily Register. Columbia County DA's office mysteriously closed; DA unavailable. WISC.
4:26am
WQOW. "Significant" amount of manure spills into Buffalo Co. stream.

Congress

2:27pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Murkowski. Introduce bipartisan legislation to aid shoreline communities.
10:06am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Members of Cogress introduce the Helen Keller National Center Reauthorization Act.
9:30am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Let's vote on a budget.

4:43am
Politico. New Dem rift emerges over spending.
4:21am
The Hill. Senate Homeland Security chairman sounds alarm over 'leadership void' at DHS.

Politics

9:21am
WKBT. Western Wisconsin could determine the 2020 presidential election.

Monday April 8, 2019

Budget

3:21pm
Wisconsin Coalition of Virtual School Families, School Choice Wisconsin, Federation for Children Wisconsin. Online public school advocates join school coalition in sounding the alarm over onerous, anti-parent budget proposals.
3:15pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Supports Medicaid expansion in state budget.
3:14pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Supports governor's proposal for funding schools.
4:35am
Rep. Taylor. People turn out to support Governor Evers' "People's Budget."

4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers budget restores eminent domain for bike trails.
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW president hopeful for construction projects despite Building Commission rejection.
4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Education funding, Medicaid expansion among top concerns at public budget hearing.
4:09am
WISC. Groups advocate for Medicaid expansion, funding for K-12 programs at Janesville budget hearing.
4:08am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin's fiscal fight comes to stateline area. 
4:07am
Wisconsin Watch. Marijuana advocates have hope but face hurdles as Wisconsin eyes legalization. 

Legislative

3:47pm
Wisconsin Office of Rural Health. Emergency medical service providers to gather at Capitol.
3:19pm
Sen. Smith, Rep. Spreitzer. Statement regarding bill introduction to expedite Conservation Congress actions.
3:10pm
Sen. President Roth, Speaker Vos, Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. Joint Committee on Legislative Organization announces Anne Sappenfield as Legislative Council Director.
12:07pm
Rep. Hintz. Wisconsin Democrats to host Medicaid expansion town halls.
10:27am
Speaker Vos. ICYMI: The real numbers on school choice.
4:31am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. And Wisconsin Hemp Alliance applaud Growing Opportunities Act.

4:03am
The Hill. Minnesota House votes to allow driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.

State Agencies

3:32pm
DMA. Despite snow in the forecast, statewide tornado drill expected to be held Thursday.
12:30pm
DATCP. Reminds dog owners and parents to help prevent dog bites.
11:42am
WEDC. Centro Sperimentale del Latte establishes operations in Racine County.
10:26am
DOJ. Address confidentiality program for crime victims enters second year.

12:15pm
Cap Times. Q&A: Carolyn Stanford Taylor: Leading DPI 'an opportunity to expand our equity agenda.'
4:16am
WUWM. 6 things to know about what's happening with Lincoln Hills & Copper Lake Youth Prison.
4:15am
Fox 6. DNR moves last group of Kentucky elk to Wisconsin.

Economy/Business

12:33pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. From gunshot detection to medical breakthroughs, Biz Plan Contest finalists show state's tech range.

4:05am
Governing. States worry about the downside of low unemployment.

Statewide

3:31pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Robert Mentzer named Rural Communities Reporter.
3:24pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Ritu Bhatnagar, MD, MPH, named 'Superhero of Medicine.'
10:28am
The Parenting Network. We all can play a part in keeping children safe and families strong.

4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 8 Wisconsin nursing homes in receivership.
4:04am
WISC. Report: Some area bridges are in need of some serious repairs.

Courts

4:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ousted Wisconsin utility regulator warns deadlock could stall projects.

Education

3:22pm
Marquette University. To host, co-sponosor exumenical peace forum April 12.
3:16pm
School Choice Wisconsin. (Updated) Racine mailed out wrong tax information.
11:55am
UW System. Commits to developing a Tribal consultation policy with the Native Nations in Wisconsin.
11:37am
UW-Madison. Fuel cell advance a breath of fresh air for future power alternative.
11:35am
UW-Stout. Esports team could represent university by fall 2020.
4:32am
UW System. UW-Stout Search and Screen Committee named.

4:22am
Stevens Point Journal. UW-Stevens Point branches propose range of possible new programs.

Local

3:13pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. County awards 2019 Dane County Environmental Council grants.
3:12pm
Waukesha County Dept. of Emergency Preparedness. To test weather sirens for Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week.
11:57am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Brown County Courthouse and Green Bay bridges to Go Purple for crime victims.

3:07pm
Bring Me the News. An ICE detention center could be built in New Richmond, Wisconsin.

Congress

11:33am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce public option for Affordable Care Act.

12:00pm
Reuters. Republicans want census data on citizenship for redistricting
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'We can do better': Baldwin says flood-prone communities need more help from federal agencies.
4:06am
Portage Daily Register. Sen. Ron Johnson talks issues with Columbus High School students.

Politics

12:04pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A big court race reflects the deepening north-south, rural-metro dividing lines in Wisconsin.
11:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Sanders planning rallies in Wisconsin, Michigan, Pittsburgh.
4:06am
The Hill. Priebus: Trump needs Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin to win in 2020.

Friday April 5, 2019

Governor

12:05pm
DMA. The Adjutant General's statement on National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
10:45am
Gov. Evers. Proclaims April 'Sexual Assault Awareness Month' in Wisconsin. Proclamation.

12:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers returns painting to governor's mansion that was taken down by Scott Walker. 

Budget

11:58am
Rep. Pronschinske. How to express your thoughts on the state budget.
10:46am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Common ground on public education expected highlight of budget hearings.
10:41am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Budgeting in Eden is no paradise.
4:06am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Supports budget proposal for stewardship fund and state parks operations.
4:06am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Supports budget proposal to restore scientific research and evidence for DNR standards.
4:04am
Rep. Taylor. Celebrates governor's proposals for clean drinking water.

12:53pm
Chippewa Herald. Assembly GOP leader says he'll consider Tony Evers' gas-tax increase; Senate GOP leader not there yet.
3:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers push back on Evers' proposals on minimum wage, unemployment insurance.
3:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmakers question details of Gov. Tony Evers' DNR clean water measures.
3:43am
WEAU. GOP questions lack of CWD plans in budget.
3:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans, Democrats disagree on Evers' workforce plans.

Legislative

2:04pm
Sens. Testin, Taylor; Reps. Kurtz, Considine. Growing Opportunities Act introduced to reinforce expanding hemp industry.
10:43am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Real potential for real results.
4:01am
Rep. Bowen. Praises Milwaukee violence prevention partnership with area hospitals.

3:46am
WEAU. Dyslexia bills look to help families throughout Wisconsin.
3:45am
NBC 15. Legislators look at criminalizing first-offense OWI.
3:41am
NBC 15. Bill addresses standards for water contaminants.

State Agencies

2:52pm
DOT. Work Zone Awareness Week promotes highway safety.
3:58am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

3:51am
Milwaukee Biz Times. WHEDA awards more than $32 million in housing tax credits.

Statewide

3:32pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. To live stream State of the Tribes Address from the state Capitol April 9.
2:09pm
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Lake Winnebago, Fox River still experiencing high water levels and high flows.
10:42am
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Coalition of advocates attend hearing to demand end to unjust prosecution of trafficking survivor.

Courts

2:59pm
AG Kaul. Files motion to block President Trump from diverting funds and resources for construction of a border wall.
12:37pm
One Wisconsin Now. New court filings show Assembly Speaker Robin Vos using taxpayer monty to dodge questions aobut what he did with taxpayer money.
4:00am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. League of Women Voters v. Tony Evers - order. Bypass Petition.

12:42pm
Reuters. Twenty states file motion to block Trump border wall funding: N.Y. attorney general.

Education

10:48am
UW System. Board of Regents approves two new online Master of Science degree programs.
9:18am
UW System. Regents focus attention on student behavioral health challenges.

12:48pm
Wisconsin State Journal. UW Regents approve raising UW System president salary range 23 percent.
10:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Demand for campus counseling services up 55 percent since 2015.
3:47am
Fox 6. 2 UW System regents, Walker appointees fired by Gov. Evers in March return to work.
3:42am
WQOW. Regents panel OKs raising salary range for UW president.

Local

1:56pm
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery Department. New shipping season kicks off at Port of Green Bay.
3:56am
Milwaukee Ald. Perez. Statement issued prior to tonight's Fire and Police Commission meeting.

11:01am
Racine Journal Times. Racine sets $75 municipal fine for marijuana possession.
3:40am
WAOW. Shortage of law enforcement officers having an impact in central Wisconsin.

Congress

11:56am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Discusses border security, immigration on Fox News.

3:42am
The Hill. Over 750,000 people could lose food stamps under Trump administration proposal.

Politics

11:57am
La Crosse Tribune. Tony Evers on Lisa Neubauer conceding: 'That is up to her.'
3:47am
WBAY. Neubauer 'closely monitoring' Supreme Court vote canvass.
3:44am
Politico. Top Democratic oppo group American Bridge finds next target: State legislatures.

Thursday April 4, 2019

Budget

4:14pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Supports Gov. Evers' workforce development proposals.
3:44pm
Sen. Johnson. Governor's budget creates and economy that works for everyone.
3:43pm
Rep. Goyke. Commends Secretary Carr & Governor Evers' support of Wisconsin's corrections system.
3:41pm
DNR Sec. Cole. Informational testimony on DNR biennial budget submission.
2:46pm
DOC Sec. Carr. Testimony to the Joint Committee on Finance.
12:19pm
DWD Sec. Frostman. Testimony on 2019 Senate Bill 59, "The People's Budget."
10:36am
DHS Sec. Palm. Testimony on state budget.
4:09am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Testify in support of ending partisan gerrymandering at April budget hearings beginning Friday, April 5th.

2:10pm
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans, Democrats disagree on Evers' workforce plans.
2:03pm
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmakers knock Tony Evers' plan to boost minimum wage; Democrats call it overdue.
4:27am
WSAW. Gov. Evers, Lt. Gov. Barnes hold budget listening session in Stevens Point.
3:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republicans set stage to throw out centerpiece of Tony Evers' state budget.
3:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans call for 'reset' of Evers' budget plan.
3:48am
Racine Journal Times. UW-Parkside needs stressed to UW system president.
3:47am
Daily Reporter. Wisconsin GOP attacks Evers' budget as deliberations begin.

Legislative

3:42pm
WI Land+Water. Advocates for clean water initiatives and funding to Speaker's Task Force on Water Quality.
1:00pm
Sen. Taylor. Proudly supports her second wave of expungement reform in Wisconsin
12:55pm
Rep. Macco. Calls on Water Quality Task Force to question Milwuakee Sewerage District's release of sewage in waterways.
12:17pm
Sen. Johnson. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: "Make Your Voice Heard."
12:16pm
Rep. Schraa. (Updated) Budget listening sessions announced.
11:54am
Sen. Hansen. Temporary waiver for SeniorCare granted.
10:56am
River Alliance of Wisconsin. Conservation groups emphasize urgency on water issues at 4-3 Water Quality Task Force hearing.
8:54am
Rep. Schraa. Budget listening sessions announced.

4:00am
USA Today. You elected them to write new laws. They're letting corporations do it instead.
3:59am
WTMJ. Illinois mom fights to toughen Wisconsin OWI laws after losing son.
3:54am
WBAY. Lawmakers taking action as car sales fraud investigation continues.
3:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill would allow students to be warned before fire, tornado and safety drills.
3:42am
Fox 6. 'This is an invasion of people's privacies:' Bipartisan legislation seeks to silence robocalls.

State Agencies

4:14pm
DATCP. Dairy Task Force 2.0 to hold teleconference April 15.
3:06pm
DATCP. Strategic relief for the student loan crisis is possible.
2:14pm
WHEDA. Awards $32 million statewide in federal and state housing tax credits.
11:54am
DCF. Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month.
10:54am
DATCP. Seeking applicants for Veterinary Examining Board.

9:07am
WEDC. Faith Technologies expands operations in Outagamie County.

Statewide

12:56pm
PDPW. 2019-20 Board of Directors and Executive Committee announced.
10:59am
Wisconsin Infrastructure Investment Now. Poll reveals overwhelming support for enhanced taxpayer protection in public construction projects. Poll.
10:46am
Transportation Development Association. Podcast: Don't just blame potholes on winter weather.
4:02am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. National movement to rebuild a viable dairy industry.

Courts

4:42am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses April 2019.
4:03am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synposes April 2019.

2:07pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lame-duck scorecard: Where the cases stand in the fight over GOP laws limiting Wisconsin governor.
3:55am
WBAY. UPDATE: Federal court lets Wisconsin out of both 'Obamacare' lawsuits.
3:43am
U.S. News & World Report. Groups ask state Supreme Court to take lame-duck case.

Education

3:47pm
UW-Platteville. Faculty present at 'Let's Talk About Privilege' workshop.
3:47pm
UW-Platteville. Kornely to present research at Research in the Rotunda.
3:46pm
UW-Platteville. Considine to present on factors influencing goat milk production.
10:49am
UW System. (Updated) Restructuring reaches key milestones.
4:04am
Marquette University. Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin goes 'On the Issues' with a new poll on state and national issues.

3:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin voters OK 75 percent of school district referendum requests.
3:44am
WISN. Palmyra-Eagle voters vote down school referendum, could close school district.

Local

1:41pm
Monroe Chamber of Commerce. Hosts: State Line Home and Business Expo.

Congress

3:45pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on House vote to end unauthorized participation in the Saudi war in Yemen.
2:22pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Votes to protect domestic abuse survivors.
2:21pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan ACCESS BROADBAND Act.
1:46pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Food manufacturers urge consideration of consequences of border closure.
1:07pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. And bipartisan group of senators introduce bill to improve access to broadband expansion resources.
12:14pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Democrat obstruction forcing a change to Senate rules.
10:42am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner introduce bipartisan Scenic Trails Parity Act.
4:05am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Seeks to strengthen accountability in higher education.

3:46am
McClatchy DC. Is the cost of your gasoline about to rise? Washington looks ready to talk about a tax hike.
3:45am
The Hill. GOP triggers 'nuclear option' to speed up Trump picks.
3:42am
Politico. Obamacare fight obscures America's real health care crisis: Money.

Politics

9:25am
American Majority. 20 trained new leaders win.

2:05pm
The Hill. GOP base wakes up in Wisconsin.
1:54pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Voters in La Crosse, Vernon counties support nonpartisan redistricting reform. 
8:58am
New York Times. Wisconsin, ground zero for 2020 politics, looks like a tossup again.
4:11am
Racine Journal Times. Voter turnout in county 34%; tops state turnout.
3:53am
WISC. Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Kelly says he expects to run next year.
3:52am
WISC. How much would a recount cost for the state Supreme Court race cost? Elections officials weigh in.
3:50am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. GOP sees positive 2020 sign in Wisconsin Supreme Court race.

Wednesday April 3, 2019

Governor

2:57pm
Gov. Evers. Proclaims April 3, 2019 'Recovery Alignment Day' in Wisconsin. 

4:01am
WAOW. Governor Evers announces more than $90 million in payments to local governments.
4:00am
Kenosha News. Governor Tony Evers to join in nationwide effort in Racine to recognize impact of national service.

Budget

4:48pm
Rep. Taylor. Applauds governor's budget for K-12 schools at DPI agency briefing.
3:59pm
Rep. Goyke. Commends Secretary Thompson & Governor Evers on transportation investments.
1:58pm
Sen. Johnson. Governor's budget makes critical investments in our public schools.
1:52pm
WMC. The facts are clear: There is no "dark store" loophole.
1:28pm
DOT. Sec. Thompson. Joint Finance Committee testimony.
11:40am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Pleased by increase support for public transit in Governors budget proposal.
11:39am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Supports water protections in Governor's budget, calls for bipartisan support.
11:09am
DPI Supt. Taylor. Testimony to the Joint Committee on Finance.
11:06am
The Arc Wisconsin, Survival Coalition, WI Public Education Network, WI Rural Schools Alliance, Disability Rights Wisconsin, WI BPDD. LFB memo confirms legislature passing $1 billion Special Education Deficit on to local schools: Coalition calls on elected officials to support 60% reimbursement proposals.

11:14am
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: GOP attacks Evers budget as deliberations begin.
4:05am
Daily Reporter. Evers, Thompson tout infrastructure plan, warn GOP may stymie it.
3:59am
Daily Reporter. Survey Says: AAA finds most Wisconsinites think roads need more money.

Legislative

3:18pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Testimony before the Speaker's Task Force on Water Quality. 
3:02pm
Rep. Stuck, Sen. Hansen. Reintroduce Papermaker Fund Bill.
1:56pm
Clean Wisconsin. Urges action on drinking water in Water Quality Task Force testimony.
11:29am
Sen. Smith. Column: The budget mosaic.
11:27am
Rep. Tusler. Recount possible in Supreme Court election.

4:08am
WXOW. Assembly to take up bill allowing carcass movement.

State Agencies

2:57pm
DNR. Elk arrive in Sawyer County in final year of translocation effort.
2:55pm
OCI. Memo to insurers: Extension of transitional health insurance plans through December 31, 2019.
2:54pm
Wisconsin Infrastructure Investment Now. Long-overdue Highway 23 expansion project clear to proceed.
1:21pm
DWD. A new hope: Jobs centers in our correctional institutions.
11:45am
DOR. Income tax filing deadling less than two weeks away.

Economy/Business

4:07am
Governing. The economy is growing, but many people aren't feeling the benefits.

Statewide

4:01pm
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wisconsin. Mental health advocate is new Youth of the Year.
2:00pm
Badger Institute. Seeks new public affairs, communications staffers.

12:31pm
Fox 11. Report: It will take 80 years to repair all structurally deficient bridges in U.S.

Courts

4:46pm
District III Court of Appeals. League of Women Voters vs. Tony Evers - order.
11:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Daniel Marx v. Richard L. Morris.

4:02am
Chippewa Herald. Federal court OKs Josh Kaul's request to withdraw Wisconsin from two Obamacare lawsuits.

Education

1:25pm
UW-Stout. Inspired by its history, professor rebrands local arts center.
10:56am
UW-Stout. Student government to hold advisory referendum on Sports and Recreation Complex.
10:31am
Marquette University. Founder of Center for Peacemaking honored by the Foley Foundation.

4:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The future of Palmyra-Eagle School District is in doubt after $11.5 million referendum fails.
4:07am
Washington Post. Education Dept. rejects vast majority of applicants for temporary student loan forgiveness program.

Local

10:50am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Henry Vilas Zoo slates month long celebration for kids, the planet.

Congress

4:12am
AP. 'Obamacare' repeal off the table for GOP until after 2020.
4:05am
NBC News. Rep. Mark Pocan: Betsy DeVos is unfit to lead the Education Department. It's time for her to resign.
3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin senators: Closing U.S.-Mexico border would hurt economy.

Politics

3:20pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Turnout 26.6% in close April 2 Spring Election.
1:59pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. 3 more wins for banning gerrymandering in Wisconsin.
1:20pm
Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Weighs in on election results.
10:32am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court race.
9:37am
Pro-Life Wisconsin Victory Fund. Judge Hagedorn wins election to Wisconsin Supreme Court.
9:36am
RSLC. Conservative Judge Brian Hagedorn wins election to Wisconsin Supreme Court.
4:15am
Hagedorn for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Statement on Supreme Court victory.
4:15am
American Majority. Conservative group's ground-game hits 15,000 door knocks.
4:14am
Neubauer for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Campaign statement.

11:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmaker: Likely win for conservative Supreme Court candidate is backlash to Tony Evers' 'oversteps.'
11:15am
Cap Times. Brian Hagedorn declares victory: What that means for the Wisconsin Supreme Court and its next election.
4:10am
U.S. News & World Report. 1.2M votes later, Wisconsin Supreme Court race up in air. Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:04am
Racine Journal Times. Tip McGuire wins Democratic primary for Assembly District 64.
4:03am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County residents voice support for independent redistricting advisory referendum.

Tuesday April 2, 2019

Budget

3:47pm
Sen. Cowles. Concerned following an analysis showing the governor's plan will create a $1.96 billion structural deficit.
10:36am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. The consensus is strong, clear and bipartisan: CLOSE the Dark Store loophole.
4:39am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Evers digs Doyle-sized deficit.

4:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers could face $1.9b shortfall heading into second budget. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:27am
Sheboygan Press. Gov. Tony Evers proposes better pay, more crime lab employees in state budget.
4:26am
WAOW. Gov. Evers and AG Kaul visit Wisconsin State Crime Labs.
4:26am
WQOW. AAA: 6 in 10 rate Wisconsin roads fair or poor.

Legislative

3:42pm
Sen. Miller. Letter to Speaker's Task Force on Water Quality requesting a meeting in Milwaukee.
2:57pm
Sen. Cowles. Bill to address fraudulent auto sales available in both houses.
2:56pm
Sen. Hansen, Rep. Sinicki. Announce Equal Pay bills on National Equal Pay Day.
10:30am
Rep. Subeck. Joins amicus brief opposing citizenship question in 2020 census.
10:00am
Rep. Subeck. On Equal Pay Day, calls for action to close the gender wage gap.
9:59am
Rep. Anderson. Joins amicus brief filed with Supreme Court opposing citizenship question on the census.
9:57am
Speaker Vos. Announces State of the Tribes Address.
4:40am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on passing of Shorewood High School student.

State Agencies

5:05pm
DOJ. Federal court grants Wisconsin's withdrawal from case challenging prohibition of discrimination under Affordable Care Act.
4:47pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:46pm
OCI. Administrative Actions March 2019.
3:45pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Senate should support second chances.
3:43pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Community receives $80,000 for equipment purchase.
1:44pm
DFI. It's Money Smart Week 2019!
1:24pm
AG Kaul. Issues victim restitution for 447 Wisconsin consumers.

4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. AG Josh Kaul: Opioid prescriptions could rise again.

Economy/Business

10:38am
Wisconsin Technology Council. The Green New Deal: Idealism or inevitable? Learn more at April 23 Tech Council luncheon.

4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Opioid crisis affecting Wisconsin companies, state business group says.
4:23am
Reuters. U.S. disaster aid won't cover crops drowned by Midwest floods.

Environment/Outdoors

4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 2 of Wisconsin's most polluted sites on the Great Lakes mark cleanup milestones.

Statewide

1:30pm
One Wisconsin Now. April 2 is Pay Equity Day in Wisconsin.
10:34am
Kids Forward. Wisconsin is keeping more children in foster care connected to families.

11:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. China recycling policy causing ripple effects in Wisconsin.
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Global changes force recycling programs to police loads, weed out 'dirty' trash.
4:22am
USA Today. 'Fear' and health care: Gallup survey finds Americans skipped treatment, borrowed $88B to pay for costs.

Courts

10:30am
District III Court of Appeals. League of Women Voters v. Tony Evers - order.

4:20am
WSAW. Wisconsin AG responds to Stevens Avery's request for a new trial.

Education

4:35pm
UW-Platteville. To host UW System Reps. Inclusivity Summit.
4:29pm
Edgewood College. Summer Scholars program launched.
1:26pm
UWM. Physicist elected spokesperson of the international LIGO scientific collaboration.
10:32am
UW-Stout. Expanded Qube opens in Merle M. Price Commons.
4:37am
UW-Stevens Point. Students volunteers volunteer to help with tax preparation.

11:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Stevens Point grapples with budget shortfalls, changing demographics.
4:43am
WTMJ. School referendums on Wisconsin ballots total over $1 billion.
4:29am
WISC. UW regents to vote on new salary range for system president.
4:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System board president says Regents appointed during lame-duck fight still board members.

Local

4:34pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Doulas just the tip of the iceberg for the 53206.
1:29pm
Washington County Administrator Schoemann. Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week.
1:28pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Violence unacceptable against parking checker just doing his job.
10:36am
FarWell. Opens Milwaukee office.

Congress

3:44pm
U.S .Sens. Baldwin, Collins. Introduce bipartisan legislation to support the health and wellbeing of family caregivers.
1:43pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And all Senate Democrats introduce resolution to save pre-existing condition protections and health care for millions.
4:36am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on Trump administration to implement Farm Bill dairy improvements for Wisconsin dairy farmers.

4:32am
Racine Journal Times. Steil, other Wisconsin House members advocate for SeniorCare.

Politics

4:35am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. TODAY is Election Day in Wisconsin.

1:46pm
U.S. News & World Report. 3 Democrats vie for open Wisconsin Assembly seat.
4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin voters have another partisan choice for high court.
4:21am
Politico. 'He needs to be a lot more aware': Dems agonize over Biden.

Monday April 1, 2019

Governor

4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers, GOP lawmakers continue fight over Walker appointees. La Crosse Tribune.

Budget

2:21pm
Sen. Darling, Rep. Born. Demand investments for high-quality childcare.

4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County submits proposal to state for youth prison. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Student demand for computer science straining UW-Madison department resources.
4:19am
Door County Daily News. Kewaunee County sheriff supports new state identification proposal.
4:15am
WSAW. Brown County officials tour Wisconsin State Crime Lab, advocate for more funding.
4:15am
WJFW. Budget listening session planned for Stevens Point.
4:14am
WUWM. Evers' appointed Medicaid Director Jim Jones pushes for Medicaid expansion for Wisconsin.
4:10am
WBAY. State secretary discusses transportation, other local issues in Fox Valley.

Legislative

3:52pm
Rep. Emerson. Joins Governor Evers and AG Kaul on tour of State Crime Lab.
12:47pm
Rep. Tusler. Budget survey available online now and in mailboxes soon.
12:46pm
Sen. Hansen. Time to rein in predatory hedge funds.
10:41am
Rep. Dittrich. Announces budget listening sessions.
10:39am
Sen. Shilling. Proposes Euchre as official state card game.
10:39am
Rep. Vining. Launches "Words Matter" pledge.
9:46am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Announces budget town halls.

1:32pm
La Crosse Tribune. Female cop accused Mondovi lawmaker, while mayor, of blocking her promotion after she rejected his advances.
1:31pm
La Crosse Tribune. Female cop accused Mondove lawmaker, while mayor, of blocking her promotion after she rejected his advances.
4:22am
La Crosse Tribune. Bill could help cities close illicit massage parlors.
4:13am
Cap Times. Latino lawmakers celebrate Cesar Chavez Day, advocate for undocumented immigrants.

State Agencies

4:04pm
DWD. Releases short-term occupational projections for 2018-2020.
3:54pm
State Treasurer Godlewski. An impressive distribution of $36.2 million provided to Wisconsin's public schools.
3:50pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $36.2 million for Wisconsin's public school libraries.
2:18pm
DOJ. Bipartisan coalition of AGs express concern regarding HHS Pain Management draft report.
10:40am
DOT. It's not too late to obtain an ID to vote.
9:47am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter April 2019.

4:11am
Cap Times. No 'magic wand:' Conference addresses efforts needed to reform Wisconsin's corrections system.
4:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. State will implement Medicaid work requirements until told otherwise.

Statewide

9:48am
Wisconsin Counts 2020. Countdown: One year until the 2020 Census.

4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As suicides rise in Wisconsin and across the U.S., our 'wounded healers' are more important than ever.
4:07am
WJFW. Wisconsin poll finds strong support for police body cameras.
4:06am
WAOW. Study: Some Wisconsin jails charge high fees for phone calls.

Courts

1:30pm
Chippewa Herald. GOP lawmakers ask court to require Tony Evers to re-install Scott Walker appointees.
4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Water quality expert calls Fox River PCB cleanup settlement momentous.
4:03am
AP. Trump's battle with 'Obamacare' moves to the courts.

Education

3:51pm
UW System. Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers for 2019.
2:17pm
Marquette University. "Hoan Alone: Personal Stories from the Bridge" to be screened and discusses on April 4.
10:41am
Marquette University. To host events throughout April in support of sexual assault survivors.

4:18am
Racine Journal Times. Unified special education under review by state DPI.
4:05am
WKOW. Sun Prairie Schools seek $164 million referendum for second high school.

Local

3:53pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Shares traffic alert information for the Milwaukee Marathon: Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6.

Congress

10:43am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan group of senators urging Trump administration to withdraw proposed SNAP rule.

4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Report rebuffs most allegations about opioid use at Tomah VA.
4:16am
WQOW. Senator Ron Johnson sides with Trump, calls border "out of control."
4:12am
WJFW. Baldwin: Most in Wisconsin 'much more focused' on issues other than Mueller report.
4:02am
Politico. Trump threatens to close the U.S.-Mexico border next week: 'I'm not playing games.'

Politics

3:57pm
DPW. "Not pro-Republican" Brian Hagedorn sends Republican Party of Wisconsin $150,000.
1:35pm
One Wisconsin Now. No joke: Record early voting in Spring 2019 election.
10:43am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence Peddler of the Month - Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tuesday's court race is the biggest Wisconsin election of the year. What will it tell us about the mood of the voters?
4:21am
WISC. Wisconsin youth vote boosted by peer persuasion, rallies, bounce houses - but can gains continue?
4:19am
Kenosha News. Barnes rallies local Democrats.
4:07am
Bloomberg. Trump's unfulfilled Rust Belt renaissance poses risks for 2020.
4:04am
WBAY. Republicans and Democrats make one last push for votes ahead of Tuesday's election.
4:04am
U.S. News & World Report. What's at stake in Wisconsin Supreme Court election.

 

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