Friday May 26, 2017 - Updated 3:25pm

Governor

1:37pm
Gov. Walker. Honors bravery of Wisconsin prisoner of war at the Captain Lance P. Sijan Memorial Plaza.
1:36pm
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff on Memorial Day.

Budget

2:48pm
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. Administration implies self-funding will increase state costs.
1:55pm
One Wisconsin Now. Republican legislators rejecting student loan refinancing themselves attended college at one-fifth the cost today.
1:45pm
Rep. Quinn. Rural Wisconsin Initiative priorities receive funding in the budget.
1:40pm
Rep. Berceau. Republicans besmirch Thompson's legacy to control campus speech.
12:28pm
LeadingAge Wisconsin. Wisconsin applauds Joint Finance Committee's actions on Medicaid long term care.
12:26pm
Reps. Sargent, Berceau. After consecutive damning reports, Joint Finance Republicans move to privatize state audits.
12:25pm
Rep. Brooks. Statement on actions taken by Joint Finance Committee.
12:24pm
Rep.Rohrkaste. Budget committee approves expansion of dementia care specialists.
12:23pm
Lake States Lumber Association, Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association & Wisconsin Consulting Foresters. Wisconsin's leading timber and forest associations join the Chair of the Forestry Committee and the Wisconsin Council on Forestry in opposition to the Forestry Mill Tax Sunset.
12:19pm
Wisconsin Association of Family & Children's Agencies. Joint Finance Committee advances school-based mental health.
11:07am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Applauds Joint Finance for ending waiting lists for children.
11:06am
Rep. Allen. Statewide property tax should be eliminated, says Rep. Allen.
10:59am
WHCA/WiCAL. JFC budget supports nursing homes, family care providers.
10:57am
Gov. Walker. Visits Delevan-Darien High School to highlight historic K-12 investments included in budget proposal.
10:55am
DOA. Rejecting self-insurance will cost Wisconsin taxpayers. GIB Letter.
10:50am
Medical College of Wisconsin. Applauds Joint Finance Committee vote to expand Wisconsin's Child Psychiatry Consultation Program.
8:46am
Rep. Taylor. In unprecedented move, JFC Republicans allot millions to establish partisan, conservative think tank at UW-Madison.
8:45am
Rep. Considine. Congratulations to Circus World!
8:42am
Residential Services Association of Wisconsin. Thank you! Finance Committee for millions invested toward long-term care workforce crisis.
7:50am
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association. Applauds Joint Finance Committee motion to address long-term caregiver shortage crisis.
7:38am
Survival Coalition. Thanks Joint Finance Committee for investing in home and community-based services.
5:17am
Rep. Novak. Request for Dementia Care Specialist Program funding approved by Joint Committee on Finance.
5:03am
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. Joint Finance Committee takes important step to address the workforce crisis, but more work needs to be done.
5:00am
Rep. Nygren. Budget committee approves new engineering school for UW-Green Bay.
5:00am
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on today's budget committee action on Medicaid and Department of Health Services.
4:58am
Sen. Darling. UW-System budget invests in Wisconsin's future.
4:54am
Sen. Taylor. Seeks to invest in UW System and American Dream.

1:42pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker administration: No self-insurance triggers 10 percent jump in premiums.
11:43am
Cap Times. Walker administration: Wisconsin employee health insurance premiums would jump without self-insurance switch.
7:35am
WBAY. Budget committee approves new engineering school for UW-Green Bay.
7:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Tommy Thompson center at UW-Madison is a fine idea.
4:52am
Washington Post. At Trump's urging, states try to tilt Medicaid in conservative directions.
4:52am
Cap Times. Budget committee approves Scott Walker's plan to drug test some Medicaid recipients. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S. News & World Report.
4:47am
Janesville Gazette. Budget panel denies Nass' motion targeting diversity training.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker repeats push against separating transportation budget.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers reject Walker's tuition cut.
4:42am
U.S. News & World Report. Highlights of budget committee's UW budget changes.
4:37am
Fox 11. Gov. Walker stresses importance of transportation budget.

Legislative

3:25pm
One Wisconsin Now. Jesse Kremer amendment would make his attack on campus free speech even worse.
12:31pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. What they're saying: Bipartisan group of legislators, law enforcement, victims' rights group rallying around Marsy's Law for Wisconsin.
11:05am
Assembly Committee on Urban Revitalization. Announces public hearings in Beloit.
11:03am
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Tuesday.
11:01am
Sen. Risser. Appointed to Governor's Steering Committee on Autonomous Vehicles.

4:46am
WSAW. Prevailing wage debate divides Republicans, Democrats and laborers.
4:36am
WBAY. Three veterans bills introduced in Legislature.

State Agencies

3:24pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To host canoe trips.
1:38pm
DATCP. Counties sought to host 2019 Alice in Dairyland finals.
12:31pm
DNR. Public hearings and meetings.
11:19am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Listed in National Register of Historic Places:  LaSalle Shipwreck. St. Mary School. Fort Atkinson Club. Washington Avenue Neoclassical Historic District.
11:09am
DFI. Net lending on the increase at state-chartered banks.
8:43am
DFI. Edvest college savings plan to celebrate National 529 Day.

Economy/Business

1:58pm
DWD. New quarterly census of employment & wages data released.

Courts

5:14am
WKOW. State settles lawsuit against UW official for $200,000.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawyers ask Supreme Court to support public defender pay increase.
4:39am
WTMJ. Sex offender group sues the city of Milwaukee for discrimination.

Local

2:47pm
City of Milwaukee Arts Board. Awards $238,000 to 35 arts organizations.
2:46pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
2:46pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on City of Madison policies on audits of community and neighborhood centers.
4:56am
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Rescinding raises while blaming workers will hurt Milwaukee County.

4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. American Legion condemns changes in vet hiring preferences for Milwaukee police, fire.

Congress

12:18pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. To President Trump on proposed Medicaid cuts: America's veterans deserve better.
11:11am
DPW. Wisconsin needs a straight answer from Gov. Scott Walker after Trumpcare CBO score.
11:02am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to help businesses move made in Wisconsin goods to market.

4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson's whistleblower protection bill passes U.S. Senate.
4:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. Glenn Grothman: Greg Gianforte "seems like a good guy."
4:40am
The Hill. Senate staff to draft health bill during recess.

Politics

1:47pm
RPW. ICYMI: Poverty down in Wisconsin.

Thursday May 25, 2017

Governor

12:40pm
Gov. Walker. Discusses workforce development efforts at Central Wisconsin Wisconsin Regional Talent Summit.
5:11am
Rep. Summerfield. The show must go on.

4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin teens can now attend private music festivals that serve alcohol.

Budget

5:08pm
Rep. Macco. Relationship between Oneida Tribe and UWGB to continue.
4:56pm
Rep. Macco. New engineering school to be established at UWGB.
4:27pm
UW System President Cross. Statement on Joint Finance Committee vote on UW System 2017-19 biennial budget.
4:07pm
Badger Advocates. Comment on Joint Finance Committee action.
3:47pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on another Republican budget that cuts UW classrooms.
3:37pm
Former Gov. Thompson. Excited about new center.
3:06pm
Rep. Mursau. Governor's appointed Council of Forestry opposes elimination of forestry mill tax.  Wisconsin Council on Forestry Letter.
2:52pm
Sen. Nass. JFC allows UW System to mandate cultural fluency and white privilege training. 
1:21pm
RPW. Statement on plan to freeze tuition, make college more affordable.
11:41am
Gov. Walker. End the wait for children in need of long-term care services.
11:26am
Rep. Steineke. Responds to Governor Walker's "Get it Done."
10:52am
Rep. Brandtjen. It's time to eliminate taxpayer funded radio and circus museums.
10:50am
Sen. Nass. Governor Walker's transportation budget - still best option.
9:51am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Get It Done.
9:24am
Gov. Walker. On state transportation budget: "Get it done."

1:55pm
Cap Times. Three sticking points in Wisconsin budget negotiations: transportation, tuition and taxes.
1:51pm
WEAU. Update: Republican senator, UW critic opposes budget.
1:41pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers eye scrapping secretive budget maneuver.
12:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers to freeze not cut UW tuition.
10:23am
Janesville Gazette. The Latest: Walker says he'd be OK without tuition cut.
10:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker: Splitting budget could delay road projects.
5:33am
WXOW. State budget calls for $10 million increase in financial aid grants.
5:31am
WISC. Lawmakers to vote on pay raise for personal care workers.
5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Officials continue to look at changing state worker health plan.
4:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin seeks to be first to drug test Medicaid applicants.
4:56am
WUWM. How performance-based funding could impact Wisconsin's public universities.
4:50am
Janesville Gazette. Details of Walker welfare reforms set for legislative vote.

Legislative

4:34pm
Rep. Allen. Enthusiastic about upcoming "Coffee with Scott."
4:33pm
Sen. Hansen, Rep. Genrich. To introduce private pension plan based on Wisconsin Retirement System.
1:38pm
Assembly Committee on Urban Revitalization. Announces public hearings in Milwaukee.
1:02pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Audit: WEDC cannot be certain of any jobs created or retained.
12:22pm
Rep. Sinicki. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: "Let Wisconsin Work."
11:40am
Sen. Carpenter. Introduces bill to stop state Legislature from taking local control away from communities.
11:28am
Rep. Skowronski. Highlights success of honor flights.
5:17am
NFIB. Small business fights for personal property tax elimination.

5:30am
WBAY. Marinette County District Attorney quits over caseload.
5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin pays nation's lowest rate to defend poor. Lawyers say it's time for a raise.
4:53am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Lawmakers push to eliminate personal property tax.

State Agencies

4:55pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
4:31pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of May 29.
4:26pm
ETF. GIB selects pharmacy benefits manager, raises concerns about possible premium increases.
3:15pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet at Black Hawk Unit.
3:08pm
AG Schimel. Announces new partnership with five pilot counties on sexual assault response training. 
1:53pm
DFI. Wisconsin one of three states represented at national financial literacy commission meeting.
1:01pm
AG Schimel. Announces new AMBER Alert website, recognizes National Missing Children's Day.
10:18am
PSC. Integrated anaerobic digester system request for proposal update.

3:31pm
Appleton Post-Crescent. Wisconsin prisons spend $10M treating hepatitis C.
1:45pm
WBAY. Wisconsin unveils newly designed Amber Alert website.
12:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DNR has reached goal of putting up for sale 10,000 acres.

Economy/Business

12:41pm
TDS Telecom. Pormotes Vicki Villacrez to Senior Vice President.
5:13am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Statement on record low unemployment numbers for April.
5:10am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Statement on first quarter 2017 FDIC numbers.

5:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin unemployment drops statewide in April, records broken for the month.
4:59am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin banks report higher profits in first quarter.
4:55am
Cap Times. Wisconsin continues to follow national trends in job creation, preliminary estimates show.

Environment/Outdoors

4:52am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Fall buck-only zones cut back; eastern Eau Claire County one of few areas with designation.

Statewide

11:30am
MacIver Institute. Positive poverty news clearly shows a job and economic growth are the keys to ending poverty, not government programs.

5:31am
CBS 58. Ten of top 20 drunkest cities in America are in Wisconsin.
4:46am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Added agony: Justice is haphazard after kids' gun deaths.

Courts

12:20pm
USA Today. Supreme Court forced to confront the 'unsavory' politics of district lines.

Education

3:05pm
UW-Madison. Government transparency limited when it comes to America's conserved private lands.
1:03pm
UW-Madison. Zika infections could be factor in more pregnancies.
9:20am
Wisconsin State High School Clay Target League. Over 800 student athletes to participate in 2017 State Tournament June 10th.
5:16am
UW-Platteville. Dornak wins Innovations in Technology Award.
5:15am
UW-Platteville. Faculty awarded nearly $128,000 in WiSys grants.

4:53am
Duluth News Tribune. Northland College making big cuts.
4:45am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Howard-Suamico cuts teaching positions.

Local

4:31pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Supervisors take action to block illegal raises.
3:44pm
Milwaukee County Sups. Weishan, Schmitt. Urge protection of Sanctuary Woods. Wauwatosa Letter. Resolution.
11:56am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Clarke says he's not responsible for jail medical care; state law says he is.

12:05pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County Board plans to rescind raises Chris Abele gave to top administrators.
11:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee's population declines while Madison and surrounding areas continue to grow.
5:32am
WJFW. 'Forget about what the state says': Oneida County supervisor urges board to defy state law to protect lakes, rivers.
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee's infant mortality rate drops, but racial disparities remain.
4:44am
Superior Telegram. County adopts CAFO ordinance.
4:44am
Marshfield News-Herald. Marshfield Utilities broke the law, state says.

Congress

2:32pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Fact checking U.S. Rep. Pocan's smear of school choice.
1:56pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Nobody's Safe: Raising awareness of heroin/opioid epidemic.
10:00am
U.S. Sens. Johnson, Booker. "Ban the Box" bill clears committee.
9:18am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Trump budget is a blatant assault on women and families.
9:17am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bapartisan VA accountability reform one step closer to Senate passage.
5:18am
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Some cuts don't heal.
5:12am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on nonpartisan CBO score for congressional Republican health care bill.
5:08am
DPW. TrumpCare to cost 23 million Americans their health insurance by 2026.
5:08am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on CBO score of House-passed health care bill.

5:29am
WQOW. Wisconsin delegation has very different views of the CBO report on the AHCA.
5:03am
Madison.com. Trump budget faces Dem opposition, GOP doubts about math.
5:02am
The Hill. Navy leaders defend Trump's lackluster ship budget.
4:54am
Reuters. Under U.S. Republican bill, 23 million would lose health coverage: watchdog.
4:49am
Beloit Daily News. Children's advocates: Cuts in Trump's budget won't heal.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Great Lakes restoration efforts threatened under Donald Trump budget.
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DeVos declines to say whether she'd send her kids to a Milwaukee voucher school.

Politics

5:18pm
RPW. ICYMI: Senator Tammy Baldwin's trouble with the truth.
3:58pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Interview with John Mercure "I have never been more optimistic about the future of this state."
5:14am
RPW. ICYMI: Democrats head to convention facing a battle for "Party's Soul."

Wednesday May 24, 2017

Governor

12:18pm
Gov. Walker. Signs music festival bill into law.
10:14am
Gov. Walker. Highlights Wisconsin's water technology industry at Water Leaders Summit 2017.
10:13am
Gov. Walker. Honors fallen law enforcement officers at Rusk County Law Enforcement memorial service.
4:53am
Gov. Walker. Rice Lake native Foster Friess donates $1 million for tornado relief fund following recent destruction in northwestern Wisconsin.

2:23pm
Janesville Gazette. Walker signs bill allowing minors at music festivals.

Budget

3:27pm
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. Calls on the Joint Finance Committee to address the direct care workforce crisis.
2:00pm
Rep. Macco. Local boys and girls program will be expanded state wide.
10:32am
Transportation Development Association. Wisconsin's transportation funding challenge affects more than just the condition of the state's roads and overall transportation system.
10:19am
Rep. Hintz. Republicans add second public affairs school at UW-Madison.
4:52am
One Wisconsin Now. JFC Republicans to help Gov. Scott Walker to criminalize poverty.
4:49am
Rep. Taylor. Beware of strings attached.

2:22pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats will press budget panel to fund two years of free college education. 
4:42am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats, Republicans differ on how best to alleviate student loan debt.
4:41am
U.S. News & World Report. Committee OKs drug testing for welfare drug programs.
4:40am
WQOW. GOP infighting getting more public, continues to delay state budget process.
4:32am
Janesville Gazette. The Latest: GOP expects to vote on UW budget Thursday.

Legislative

2:11pm
Rep. Pope. WI Institute for Law & Liberty manufactures own favorable conclusions.
12:13pm
Rep. Shankland. Student loan debt disproportionally affects women.
11:18am
Rep. Subeck. Republicans all talk, no action on ending homelessness.

2:22pm
Beloit Daily News. Outdoorsmen urge committee to back woodchuck hunting season.
4:37am
WTMJ. Wisconsin bill would offer veterans careers in agriculture.
4:36am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin legislators send letters opposing GLBT rail line.

State Agencies

3:31pm
AG Schimel. And colleagues reach $33 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. and Johnson & Johnson.
11:19am
DHS. Healthy Wisconsin initiative to focus statewide efforts on key health issues.
11:12am
DATCP. Know before you go: Car repair tips for travelers.
10:17am
DOT. Says highway construction work being put on hold for Memorial Day weekend.
10:12am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Join the Wisconsin Historical Museum on a variety of Historic Walking Tours this summer.
9:05am
ETF. Office closures observe Memorial Day.

4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker's cabinet meets with Barron County officials on storm recovery.
4:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. DOC hit with another federal lawsuit alleging mistreatment at youth prison.

Economy/Business

12:18pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.

4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin marks 3 years of nonstop milk production increases.

Statewide

2:10pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Wisconsin spends 40% of state taxes and fees on property tax relief.

4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Study: Poverty rate in Wisconsin reaches 9-year low.
4:31am
Chippewa Herald. Cause and (good) effect: Jobs up, poverty down in Wisconsin, UW researchers say.

Courts

10:21am
ACLU of Wisconsin. State legislator joins lawsuit against MPD stop-and-frisk program.
4:55am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Minimize partisanship and taxpayer dollars with nonpartisan redistricting.

2:26pm
La Crosse Tribune. Judge drops construction ban on Badger-Coulee transmission line.
4:44am
WAOW. Wisconsin voting districts could see U.S. Supreme Court.

Education

1:55pm
UW-Madison. Flamingos, pranks and togas: Leon Varjian exhibit highlights Madison's playful past.
1:54pm
UW-Madison. Cultural value of natural world doesn't depend only on species diversity.
10:30am
UW-Madison. Mindfulness-focused childbirth education leads to less depression, better birth experiences.

Local

1:56pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bohl. A.O. Smith announces Milwaukee location for new Corporate Technology Center.
10:18am
Mliwaukee Ald. Donovan. Continued state cigarette subsidy for Native American tribes disappointing.
10:16am
City of Madison. With spring, comes mosquitos.
10:15am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Welcomes "Harmon" the rhino.

4:43am
WBAY. Storm damage estimates grow in western Wisconsin.

Congress

3:30pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces the DEDUCT Act in the House of Representatives.
3:29pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Four-year college should not be only path emphasized to students.
11:13am
MCTS. Remembers driver killed while on his way to work.
10:20am
Survival Coalition. Concerned by devastating cuts to disability programs in federal budget.
8:53am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Trump budget singles out Planned Parenthood for first time ever.
4:51am
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Trump budget would harm Wisconsinites, push massive costs onto Wisconsin.

4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump's budget eliminates money for Great Lakes restoration.
4:43am
WXOW. Wisconsin U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin reacts to president's budget.
4:35am
Marshfield News-Herald. What student loan borrowers can expect in Trump's change to one vendor.
4:33am
Beloit Daily News. Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups.
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Congress and farmers are shocked by proposed USDA cuts.

Politics

12:14pm
Walker for Governor. What They're Saying: Gov. Walker's bold conservative reforms have Wisconsin headed in the right direction.
10:15am
RPW. Democrats bogged down in disarray, Senator Baldwin jumps ship.

Tuesday May 23, 2017

Governor

5:05am
WJFW. Governor Walker says federal aid in storm relief not likely.

Budget

4:56pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement on GOP Joint Finance Committee rejection of student loan refinancing.
4:38pm
Sen. Shilling. Dem student loan relief plan rejected by GOP.
3:44pm
Circus World Museum. Thank you Wisconsin! State supports Circus World - Wisconsin's national treasure.
3:39pm
Survival Coalition. Letter to Joint Finance members regarding impact per capita caps/block grants on WI Medicaid budget.
3:38pm
Sen. Nass. Continues to fight to cut UW System tuition, lower property taxes and block transportation tax increases.
2:24pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Propose allowing Wisconsin residents to refinance student loan debt.
1:33pm
Badger Advocates. Laud creation of Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership.
1:31pm
Speaker Vos. Announces creation of Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership.
12:45pm
Wisconsin Long-Term Care Stakeholder Organizations. Support a 15% increase to the personal care rate. Letter to Joint Finance.
12:25pm
One Wisconsin Now. State budget committee Democrats make a stand for student loan borrowers.
5:08am
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Call on Joint Finance Committee to support legal aid for victims.

4:30pm
ABC News. New policy center at University of Wisconsin raises alarms.
4:16pm
Racine Journal Times. Budget committee approves consolidating state agency services.
3:47pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans divided on University of Wisconsin tuition cut.
2:48pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers split on UW tuition cut, put off vote.
2:42pm
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: Finance Committee won't take up UW budget.
2:18pm
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP leaders propose policy center named for Tommy Thompson at UW-Madison. Cap Times.
11:21am
Janesville Gazette. Lawmaker: Budget likely to increase little cigar tax.
10:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers to consider UW tuition cut, W-2 drug testing today.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers to vote on Walker's UW System budget.
4:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Budget panel to consider UW tuition cut, performance funding.
4:46am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Scott Walker visits Galesville Elementary, promotes summer reading.
4:44am
WEAU. Gov. Walker visits Merrill to talk education, gas tax.

Legislative

10:05am
Sen. Carpenter. Bill allows recovery of costs incurred when owner's pet is injured.

5:04am
WAOW. NCHC, Snyder hoping to build youth crisis center.
4:46am
Beloit Daily News. Marriage equality package introduced.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Licensing is barrier for Wisconsin's workers, lawmaker says.
4:36am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Dems urge GOP to rethink state prevailing wage repeal.

State Agencies

2:22pm
DOC. Jackson Correctional Institution launches program to train service dogs for persons with disabilities.
1:15pm
DHS. Wisconsin residents recognized for leadership in promoting self-direction in long-term care.
1:12pm
DCF. Joins hands in support of foster youth.
9:59am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Traveling Sauna comes to Old World Wisconsin.
9:57am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Visitor Appreciation Weekend at Madeline Island Museum. 
9:56am
WEDC. Artisans, Inc. receives loan to help employees purchase company.

4:53am
Sheboygan Press. Wisconsin gets $3 million for young people with mental health and substance abuse disorders.
4:44am
WEAU. Revamped Wisconsin.gov website rolled out.

Economy/Business

4:43am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin home sales drop 10.7% in April.

Statewide

12:58pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. "A Day in my Shoes" photography project to help empower women.

Courts

12:27pm
AG Schimel. Files lawsuits against Milwaukee stores selling synthetic cannabinoids.
9:22am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. John R. Dade.

2:16pm
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin sues Milwaukee stores over synthetic marijuana.
5:06am
DPW. Statement on AG Brad Schimel request to Supreme Court for a stay in redistricting lawsuit ruling.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Attorney General asks U.S. Supreme Court to stay order to redraw state's voting districts. Stevens Point Journal.

Education

2:39pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Studies overwhelmingly show that school choice works.
10:45am
Carthage College. John R. Swallow elected 23rd President.
10:42am
UW-Madison.  Wisconsin Poverty Report: The recovery from the Great Recession lowers poverty rates in 2015. Summary.
10:40am
UW-Stout. Alumna making a splash with her own swimsuit company.

Local

10:50am
Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division. Medical staff elected to Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Executive Council.

11:18am
Beloit Daily News. City of Beloit may appeal landlord lawsuit.
4:38am
Beloit Daily News. City of Beloit is owed $1.9 million from offenders.

Congress

4:54pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. On CNN: 'We have to destroy ISIS.'
2:13pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Trump Administration 2018 budget disastrous for rural Wisconsin.
2:04pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on president's budget.
1:52pm
Congressional Progressive Caucus. Rep. Mark Pocan elected co-chair.
12:26pm
Wisconsin Family Ties. Proposed federal budget cuts would hurt children's mental health in Wisconsin.
12:24pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Advocates of domestic violence appalled at news of President Trump's budget proposal.

2:17pm
The Hill. Progressive Caucus elects Wisconsin lawmaker as new leader.
5:04am
WKOW. Wisconsin farmers await details of President Trump's proposed cut to their subsidies.
4:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Donald Trump budget would affect Wisconsin's poor, elderly and disabled, advocates say.
4:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Border adjustment tax faces uphill battle.
4:39am
Politico. Ryan bucks White House, setting up clash on taxes.

Politics

5:09am
RGA. Congratulates and thanks Iowa Governor Terry Branstad.

4:49am
Duluth News Tribune. Western Wisconsin lawmaker eyes gubernatorial bid.

Monday May 22, 2017

Governor

4:54am
Chippewa Herald. Update: Possible loss of funding of local after school programs concerns Walker. 
4:54am
Cap Times. Scott Walker takes baby steps toward driverless car regulation.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker responds to Wisconsin being ranked last in business startups.
4:52am
WEAU. Governor, Chippewa Valley celebrate new distribution center construction.

Budget

3:59pm
WIPTA. Thanks JFC for creation of critical Statewide Transit Capital Assistance Program.
2:42pm
Gov. Walker. Visits Galesville Elementary School to highlight historic K-12 investments in budgt proposal.
12:45pm
Gov. Walker. Visits Kate Goodrich Elementary School, highlights historic K-12 investments included in budget proposal.
5:50am
WEAC. Classroom participation: Outpouring of support for public schools.

2:29pm
Janesville Gazette. Walker issues veto threat among talk of tax hikes.
4:56am
La Crosse Tribune. What Wisconsin's roads shortfall could mean for taxpayers.
4:55am
Racine Journal Times. Lawmakers to discuss personal care rate increase.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foresters push back as Walker pushes property tax cuts.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker hopeful legislature will resurrect technical college tuition freeze.

Legislative

4:07pm
DPW. Gov. Scott Walker ignores Democrats plea for special session to spur new jobs & economic growth.
2:35pm
Rep. Subeck. Poverty report highlights need for well-paying jobs; critical role of safety net programs in reducing poverty.
2:16pm
Rep. Taylor. Wisconsin GOP once again outsourcing jobs and cutting wages.
1:13pm
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Barca. Democrats respond to 53 percent increase in municipal projects going out of state.
12:04pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: May 22, 2017.
10:10am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: 'Sexual assault survivor speaks out for victims' right in court."
9:31am
Rep. Jarchow. Receives 2017 Property Taxpayer Champion Award.
5:52am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Opposes unconstitutional proposal to criminalize free speech.

4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill would make Veterans Day state holiday.
4:48am
Kenosha News. Barca calls for special session on jobs, economic growth.
4:41am
WQOW. Democratic Reps. meet with voters to discuss issues.

State Agencies

4:05pm
DHS. Wisconsin increases efforts to help young people battling mental health and substance use disorders.
4:03pm
AG Schimel. Seeks stay on order to redraw Assembly district maps.
4:01pm
AG Schimel. Defends right-to-work law in trio of cases.
2:03pm
DOA. Governor Walker announces redesigned Wisconsin.gov.
1:12pm
Ready Wisconsin. Memorial Day weekend.
12:03pm
DOT.  Packers' great Donald Driver helps kick off "Click It or Ticket" safety belt mobilization today through June 4th.
10:50am
DATCP. Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant recipients announced.
10:40am
DOJ. Wisconsin law enforcement: Number one in nation, cause of record-breaking April Drug Take Back Day collection.
10:08am
DFI. Thousands benefited from events during Money Smart Week Wisconsin.

5:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. With Lake Delton as warning, DNR pushes for dam replacements.
5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DOJ issues first full guidelines for investigating fatal police shootings.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR approves sand mining project with large wetlands loss.

Economy/Business

4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee's water tech startups struggle to gain traction.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Oil company plans to ship ethanol from Port of Milwaukee.
4:47am
Fox 11. Ship sale to Saudis could mean business for Marinette Marine.
4:46am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Wisconsin shipbuilder seeks Army contract.

Statewide

2:06pm
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Press conference regarding public counsel compensation rates.
9:40am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. April 2017 Home Sales Report. 

10:07am
Governing. How much do states rely on federal funding?
5:17am
Duluth News Tribune. A new meth surge gathers momentum.

Education

1:02pm
UW-Stout. Three longtime administrators made university 'a better place.'
12:05pm
UW-Stevens Point. Computer information systems student wins national research fellowship.

Local

5:48am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 9 arrests.

5:33am
WXOW. Barron Co. Sheriff's Dept. estimates tornado caused $10 million in damages.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee's infant mortality numbers improve but the racial disparity is still wide.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 3 aldermen see Milwaukee violence prevention plan as pitting mayor, council.

Congress

4:58pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. The Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2017 passes in the House of Representatives.
4:57pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Floor statement on the Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2017.
2:14pm
DPW. Sen. Ron Johnson doubles down on TrumpCare.
2:02pm
AFT Local 212. Trump/DeVos education bill assaults MATC students.

12:51pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ron Johnson calls for partial slowdown on Obamacare overhaul.
9:34am
WUWM. Federal budget could pit Wisconsin's public, choice schools for money.
5:30am
CBS 58. Sensenbrenner wishes Trump would tweet about policy, not "real or perceived slights."
5:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Two state reps rank high for cooperation.
5:15am
Chippewa Herald. Ron Kind: Russia investigations may be a distraction, but Trump's the one causing division.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As chaos mounts, House Speaker Paul Ryan tries to power through the Trump turmoil.
4:59am
Fox 6. "Life and death issue:" Health care the main topic during Sensenbrenner, Johnson town halls.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin critics blast the cuts proposed in Trump's leaked education budget.
4:43am
WAOW. Trump's budget proposal includes huge cuts to food stamps.

Politics

2:13pm
DPW. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke exposed.

5:01am
WUWM. Grass roots strategy takes front seat at Wisconsin political conventions.

Friday May 19, 2017

Governor

4:40pm
Gov. Walker. Announces winner of the 34th Annual Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award.
4:39pm
Gov. Walker. Joins in jobs announcement, groundbreaking ceremony for MillerCoors expansion.
2:27pm
Gov. Walker. Honors fallen law enforcement officers at 27th Annual Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony.
11:46am
Gov. Walker. Budget ensures Wisconsin remains a Top 10 State.
11:39am
Gov. Walker. Joins in groundbreaking ceremony for New Mills Fleet Farm Distribution Center.

4:46am
Chippewa Herald. Walker: Devastation worst he's seen.

Budget

12:53pm
Rep. Anderson. Thanks JFC for protecting LIRC.
6:05am
Rep. Mursau. Working to protect the sustainability of Wisconsin's forest industry.

5:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee keeps labor commission, dumps tech college tuition freeze.
4:50am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee rejects proposed technical school tuition freeze.
4:44am
Kenosha News. UW-Parkside seeks funding support.
4:38am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee wants study of Labor and Industry Review Commission decisions.
4:35am
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: Panel expands exemptions for Marquette, camps.
4:33am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Democrats push for tuition-free technical college.

Legislative

3:57pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Letter to Surface Transportation Board regarding Great Lakes Basin Rail Line.
3:34pm
Rep. Taylor. Schedules more spring office hours.
3:00pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Letter to Surface Transportation Board on docket No. FD 35952 Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc.
1:56pm
WPT. Wisconsin Lawmakers receive 2017 WPT Property Taxpayer Champion awards.
1:55pm
Sen. Darling. Announces listening sessions.
12:57pm
Sen. Bewley. Column: Words are not enough.
12:56pm
Rep. Goyke. Honored as 2017 Property Taxpayer Champion.

4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Steve Nass upset possible bailout of UW-Oshkosh Foundation could cost taxpayers.
4:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System considering settlement with creditors of troubled UW-Oshkosh Foundation.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers introduce bill to limit unions on workers compensation council.

State Agencies

3:17pm
DOR. Collections, April FY2017.
1:08pm
DOA. Governor Walker directs state efforts to assist residents of Barron, Jackson, and Rusk Counties.
12:55pm
DNR. Public hearings and meetings.
11:45am
DWD. BLS Data: Wisconsin ranks 5th in nation in rate of manufacturing and total nonfarm job growth from March to April 2017.
9:43am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. State Medicaid waiver proposal would undermine access to health care.
9:42am
OCI Commissioner Nickel. Statement following severe weather in Wisconsin.
6:07am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

4:47am
WQOW. Group protests plan to drug test BadgerCare recipients.

Economy/Business

1:59pm
DPW. ICYMI: For third straight year, Wisconsin ranks last in business startup activity.

5:03am
WBAY. Low unemployment creates worker shortage for area businesses.
4:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin unemployment lowest since February 2000.
4:48am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee and Wisconsin still rank low for startup activity.
4:45am
Bloomberg. Saudis said to forge $6 billion Lockheed deal for Littoral ships.

Courts

3:28pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Appoints new chief judges from Waukesha, Winnebago counties.

2:57pm
Fox 11. Ho-Chunk Nation urges judge to reject casino lawsuit.

Education

3:26pm
UW-Platteville. Reddy appointed as director of School of Agriculture.
3:25pm
UW-Platteville. Grant to foster international exchange of ideas in renewable energies.
2:54pm
UW-Whitewater. Provides applications, jobs, and door prizes at Veteran & Family Members Education Fair.
1:57pm
UW-Madison. Triple play boosting value of renewable fuel could tip market in favor of biomass.
12:54pm
UW-Madison. UW, GE Healthcare team up to improve medical imaging, patient outcomes.
11:45am
UW-Madison. 30-year collaboration earns UW climatologist China's top science honor.
10:05am
Public Policy Forum. Proposed 2018 MPS budget "retrenches" in the face of revenue challenges and renewed expenditure pressures.

Local

11:48am
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Rebuilt DeBack Playground wins Mayor's Design Award.
11:41am
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. "Cream of Cream City" to be recognized at historic preservation awards ceremony.

Congress

11:44am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls on USDA to immediately start assessing Wisconsin flood damage.
11:43am
NACo, Washington County and Wisconsin Counties Association. Schoemann joins exclusive group of county leaders in nation's capital.
5:52am
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Changes to the Affordable Care Act put Wisconsinites at risk.

4:46am
Reuters. U.S. House speaker confident tax reform can be done in 2017.
4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson sponsors bill to enhance cybersecurity.

Thursday May 18, 2017

Governor

1:10pm
Gov. Walker. Announces creation of steering committee to study automated vehicles.

2:27pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker seeks 'steering committee' to study driverless cars.
4:51am
WQOW. Latest: Gov. Walker declares state of emergency for Barron, Jackson, Rusk counties. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Budget

2:12pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: We cannot afford to abandon property tax relief.
2:03pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on Joint Finance motion to provide state funding for free tuition for Wisconsin Technical College students. 
11:19am
Gov. Walker. Visits Cornell Middle and High School to highlight historic K-12 investments included in budget proposal.
11:09am
Wisconsin Budget Project. Budget bill increases taxes for many low-income Wisconsinites.
10:00am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scottt Walker no friend to Wisconsin technical colleges or students.
9:29am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Additional state funding for foot and bike officers - a plus for Milwaukee.

2:48pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers reject Walker's tech college tuition freeze.
11:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee taking up labor review commission, tuition freeze.
11:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Budget committee to consider Wisconsin tech school tuition.
4:52am
Beloit Daily News. Committee to consider eliminating labor review panel.
4:50am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee rejects tax credit for post-foster care youth, pledges more work.

Legislative

3:31pm
Rep. Vorpagel. Statement on Speaker's Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs. 
2:52pm
Rep. Barca. Calls for special session to spur new jobs & economic growth in Wisconsin.
2:32pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. "Riot" bill is unconstitutional.
2:09pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Continues push for occupational licensing reform. 
2:05pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. New study shows Wisconsin's minimum markup law has no effect on the number of small business, gas retailers.
1:51pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Bipartisan constitutional amendment to create equal rights for crime victims introduced in Wisconsin State Legislature.
1:48pm
Board of Regents Audit Committee Chair Grebe. Statement on UW-Oshkosh Foundation.
1:38pm
Reps. Spreitzer, Zamarripa; Sen. Carpenter. Introduce marriage equality package.
12:04pm
Reps. Kuglitsch, Neylon. Support Gov. Walker's autonomous vehicle executive order.
11:39am
Sen. Nass. Letter to UW System President Cross regarding UW-Oshkosh Foundation.
10:40am
Sen. Darling, Rep. Hutton. "Wisconsin Certified."
10:03am
Sen. Erpenbach. Weekly Democratic radio address: Wisconsin Health Care Protection Package.
9:32am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. State's business lobby blocking efforts to remove lead from water.
5:26am
Rep. Considine. Bipartisan bill passes committee unanimously.
5:11am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Calls for removal of restrictions on college student ID as voter ID.

11:24am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republicans revist effort to strengthen child neglect laws.
10:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans propose review of occupational licenses.
5:02am
Fox 11. Kewaunee County shows interest in new prison proposal.
4:54am
Cap Times. Democratic bills would set statewide police use of force policies in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Radio Network.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State looks at another way to curb meth labs.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers propose increasing child neglect penalties. Fox 11.
4:40am
Cap Times. Wisconsin bills would define, criminalize riot participation with enhanced penalties.
4:35am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin lawmakers: Rioting should be a felony.

State Agencies

3:45pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of May 22.
1:59pm
Sens. Erpenbach, Johnson. Public comment on BadgerCare Reform Demonstration Waiver. 
12:50pm
Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center. Tornado Incident Report #4.
10:30am
DATCP. Spring storm damage draws transient contractors.
9:55am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Visitor Appreciation Day at Stonefield Historic Site.
9:33am
ABC for Health. Submits comment on Wisconsin's proposed BadgerCare Plus waiver.
5:09am
Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center. Tornado Incident Report #3.
5:04am
DATCP. Adams County to host 2018 Alice in Dairyland finals.

5:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. State scolds veterans agency over records process; employee reassigned.

Economy/Business

12:43pm
Gov. Walker. Statement on Wisconsin's 3.2% unemployment rate - lowest since February 2000.
12:34pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Muster Across Wisconsin' rallies entrepreneurs, vets at Lambeau, features West Point grad Bob Simmons.
12:21pm
DWD. Wisconsin's April unemployment rate drops to 3.2% lowest since February 2000.

3:34pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's unemployment rate drops to 17-year low.
10:33am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee, Wisconsin again take last-place spots in annual startup report.
4:51am
EagleHerald. Keel laid for LCS-19.

Statewide

11:29am
Tommy at 30 Project. Gov. Thompson & the Wisconsin Role in the School Choice Movement May 23rd.
9:58am
Alliant Energy Foundation. Area nonprofits receive more than $111,000.
9:35am
ABC for Health. The return to the bad old days of HIRSP?

Courts

3:03pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Thanks AG Brad Schimel for defending mothers and their unborn babies.
9:30am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Thomas O. Mulligan.
5:05am
AG Schimel. Seeks to reinstate Unborn Child Abuse Law.

12:39pm
La Crosse Tribune. Schimel urges Supreme Court to protect GOP-drawn districts.
4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Schimel will appeal ruling that struck down 'cocaine mom' law.
4:38am
Fox 11. State joins case against former UWO officials.
4:37am
Stevens Point Journal. Mega-dairy to fight ruling that blocked Saratoga CAFO.

Education

11:11am
UW-Stout. Professors receive sabbaticals, named Research Fellows.
11:03am
UW-Madison. Researchers recognized for smartphone app aimed at preventing substance abuse relapse.

4:36am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Neenah supports, critiques transgender policy.

Local

9:31am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Proposal aims to help city employees and Milwaukee neighborhoods.

5:02am
WFRV. Brown Co. Board passes half-percent sales tax plan.

Congress

2:14pm
DPI. Evers urges Congress to reject proposed cuts in education budget.
1:05pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson urges FDA commissioner to permanently rein in E-cigarette rule.
12:24pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls on VA to increase transparency about quality of care at health centers.
11:12am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Highlights cybersecurity bill on Fox News.
10:36am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen. Call for increased federal funding to combat opioid epidemic.
9:34am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Column: Fighting for Americans with disabilities.
9:27am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports legislation that takes action on student debt crisis.
5:22am
Sen. Taylor. Celebrates Sheriff David Clarke's decision to giddy up and leave.
5:07am
DPW. ICYMI: Speaker Paul Ryan swears House GOP to secrecy regarding Trump's ties to Russia, spokesperson lies about the conversation.

2:28pm
The Hill. Johnson urges FDA commissioner to review new rules for e-cigarettes.
4:44am
WTMJ. Chris Abele on Clarke resignation: "Milwaukee deserves better."
4:43am
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker will appoint replacement to David Clarke as sheriff.
4:42am
Beloit Daily News. Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security.
4:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tammy Baldwin, John McCain bill would require drug companies to justify steep price increases.

Politics

1:07pm
One Wisconsin Now. No politics at $900 million right wing Bradley Foundation?

Wednesday May 17, 2017

Governor

4:49pm
Gov. Walker. Surveys strom damage, declares state of emergency following severe weather.

Budget

4:52pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Releases ad on state property tax elimination.
12:58pm
One Wisconsin Now. Legislators' choice: Common sense protections of students or Gov. Scott Walker's way.

4:56am
NBC 15. How Wisconsin's state highways impact farming industry.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Budget move would let Wisconsin sex offenders live closer to schools, day care centers.
4:44am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee approves changes to release of sexually violent offenders. Milwaukee Patch.

Legislative

4:50pm
Sen. Larson. Lock your doors, protect your neighbors.
4:50pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Trump appointment of Sheriff Clarke.
4:48pm
Rep. Crowley. Great day for Milwaukee, bad day for America.
4:47pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Appauds occupational licensing reform bill.
4:42pm
Assembly Committee on Urban Revitalization. Announces public hearings in Racine.
4:38pm
Sen. Johnson. Announces introduction of Safe Communities Package.
3:41pm
Rep. Spiros. Introduces anti-riot bill package.
3:10pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Calls on Milwaukee to reverse anti-veteran move.
3:08pm
Various Environmental and Conservation Organizations. Letter to WI congressional delegation regarding phosphorus standards.
2:17pm
Rep. Ed Brooks. The words no one wants to hear.
2:08pm
AG Schimel, Sen. Cowles, Rep. Horlacher. Stand up to child neglect with new legislation.
2:07pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on WEDC audit.
2:00pm
DPW. Walker's economic disaster corporation still in chaos.
1:57pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Renew call to reopen WEDC post audit.
1:38pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Announces support of every major statewide police & sheriffs organization.
12:38pm
Sen. Kapenga, Rep. Hutton. Legislation to review occupational licenses introduced.
12:36pm
Rep. Hintz. Testimony on Assembly Bill 293.
12:33pm
Wisconsin Economic Development Association. State audit highlights WEDC improvements.
12:19pm
Rep. Taylor. Announces Safe Communities Package.  LRB-1260. LRB-1454. LRB-3192. Proposed Use of Force Policies.
11:50am
Rep. Young. Statement on the GOP American Health Care Act.
11:41am
Rep. Rob Brooks. Assembly Local Government Committee approves two bills.
10:53am
Rep. Sargent. WEDC audit reveals continued dereliction, insubordination.
10:46am
WEDC Sec. Hogan. Letter in response to LAB report.
9:40am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. (Updated) Audit notes WEDC improvements and makes additional recommendations.
9:27am
Various Democrat Senators and Representatives. Letter to WI congressional delegation regarding phosphorus standards.
9:12am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit notes WEDC improvements and makes additional recommendations.
9:10am
LAB: Report 17-9: WEDC. Briefing Sheet. Highlights.

1:31pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin economic development agency double-counts some jobs, cites others from closed firms.
9:56am
U.S. News & World Report. Audit: WEDC failing to track job creation, retention.
9:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. WEDC audit finds improvements in handling of state funds, but problems persist.
4:58am
WBAY. Lawmaker argues to replace Green Bay Prison at first public hearing.
4:45am
WBAY. New bill aims to deter child pornography.
4:41am
Cap Times. Bills would impose stricter penalties for serious youth offenders in Wisconsin.
4:38am
Janesville Gazette. Republican state lawmakers ask for laxer phosphorous rules.
4:37am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Bill would allow for longer youth prison terms.

State Agencies

11:20am
OCI Commissioner Nickel. Health insurance reforms like Wisconsin's HIRSP offer way forward.

4:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin DOJ offers firmer numbers of untested sexual assault kits. Wisconsin Rapids Tribune.
4:37am
Beloit Daily News. Overdoses become state epidemic.
4:35am
Racine Journal Times. State regulator addresses group home worker crisis.

Economy/Business

4:40am
Illinois News Network. Another manufacturer leaves for Wisconsin.

Statewide

11:40am
Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center. Tornado Incident Report 2.
5:10am
Emergency Operations Center. Tornado Incident Report #1.

4:47am
Duluth News Tribune. Tornado hits Barron County trailer park; one dead, injuries reported.
4:47am
U.S. News & World Report. 2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin. 

Courts

10:49am
District II Court of Appeals. Certification: State v. Gerald P. Mitchell.
10:49am
District II Court of Appeals. Lee Gaethke v. Marco Pozder.
10:48am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Michael L. McGee.
10:47am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Richard J. Scott.

Education

2:44pm
Marquette University. Three faculty members earn prestigious Fulbright Awards.
11:48am
Marquette University. Commencement is May 21.
11:23am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Koch support to Wisconsin higher ed tops $1 million.
11:19am
DPI. Student chefs cook up a feast.
10:51am
UW-Madison. As continents continue moving, study suggests effects on biodiversity.

Local

3:20pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, dozens of public, private partners create new community organization to confront climate change.
1:35pm
Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Wisconsin. Calls upon Milwaukee's Fire and Police Commission to restore longstanding veteran preference points when hiring.
12:14pm
Racine Mayor Dickert. Colonial Park ravine and wetland restoration is underway.
9:09am
IBEW Local 494. Extends congratulations to Curt Brauer on his appointment to the Sheboygan County Board of Supervisors.

4:36am
Cap Times. Dane County supervisors propose expanded lobbying rules for county employees.

Congress

4:53pm
One Wisconsin Now. David Clarke's greatest outrages & lowlights.
4:43pm
DPW. Statement on Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke.
12:59pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Bipartisan group introduces Perkins Loan Extension Act of 2017.
12:34pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Touts Wisconsin technical school success during Ed. & Workforce Committee markup.
12:31pm
DPW. Speaker Paul Ryan defends President Trump, House Democrats demand independent investigations.
12:15pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin, U.S. Rep. Bera. Lead effort to support working students.
11:22am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introduces bill to allow Wisconsinites to refinance student loans.
10:51am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, McCaskill human trafficking bill passes committee unanimously.
10:16am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introduces bill to strengthen Wisconsin manufacturing & create good paying jobs.
10:14am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Schatz introduce bill to enhance cybersecurity, promote transparency.
9:15am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Moran. Introduce bipartisan VA reform to ensure veterans receive care from trusted doctors.
5:04am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces the Disability Integration Act in the House of Representatives.

1:33pm
The Hill. Senate panel advances reg reform bills.
4:48am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Republicans want answers about President Trump meeting.
4:40am
USNI News. Wisconsin senator: Thousands of jobs at risk if Navy doesn't buy 3 LCSs in 2018.

Politics

4:41pm
Lucas for Milwaukee County Sheriff. Statement.
4:39pm
RPW. ICYMI: Wisconsin Democrats in disarray heading to convention.

11:19am
DPW. Where's Kevin?

Tuesday May 16, 2017

Budget

4:53pm
Rep. Snyder. Supports vote to increase access to mental health services.
4:52pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Applauds additional child welfare funding approved by JCF.
3:58pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Statement on Joint Committee on Finance action on WEC Biennial Budget request.

1:25pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers reject Walker's Election Commission staffing cuts.
1:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Budget panel bucks Gov. Scott Walker on Wisconsin Elections Commission cuts.
11:56am
Fox 11. The Latest: Budget committee to reject Walker tax credit.
4:38am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Elections Commission staffing levels up for vote.

Legislative

4:59pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on public hearing re: Suburban Republican Prevention Last bill package.
3:54pm
Sen. Marklein. State legislators ask congressional delegation for an opportunity to revise Wisconsin's phosphorus standards. Letter.
1:23pm
MMAC. Regulatory sunset bill would help eliminate irrelevant red tape.
12:49pm
Rep. Krug. DNR stewardship grant approved for Wisconsin Rapids riverbank project.
11:00am
Rep. Bowen. Calls on Governor Walker not to enforce Voter ID Disenfranchisement law for 2018 elections.

2:31pm
WBAY. State lawmakers want to crack down on child porn requests.
10:42am
WISC. Bill would create a new path to clearing criminal records.
4:46am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Search for new prison site gets underway. 
4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican bill would put expiration date on all state regulations.

State Agencies

3:56pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:50pm
DPW. AG Brad Schimel's gross incompetence on display at Department of Justice.
2:36pm
DCF. Foster Care Awards recognize unsung heroes.
2:25pm
DCF. Recognizes Madison foster parent.
2:20pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves $320,000 in trust fund loans.
10:46am
WHEDA. Awards $13.6 miillion in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits statewide.

4:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin DOJ: 63 of 6,000 sexual assault kits tested so far.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. One-third of Wisconsin CAFOs operating under expired permits.
4:45am
Oshkosh Northwestern. 6 revelations about Wisconsin's rape kits.
4:44am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin officials plan informal meeting after backlash.

Economy/Business

1:17pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Military veterans may register at discount to attend June 6-7 Entrepreneurs' Conference.

4:42am
La Crosse Tribune. Sand industry back in business in western Wisconsin.

Statewide

4:54pm
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Aging Advocacy Day.
10:52am
Tommy at 30 Project. Detailed: The Tommy Thompson formula for economic success at the Tommy@30 Public Policy Forum.
9:50am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Chamber unveils Access Agenda.
9:48am
Legal Action of Wisconsin. Volunteer Lawyers Project Director is the Milwaukee Bar Association's 2017 "Lawyer of the Year."

4:39am
WAOW. Gov't report: Efforts to reduce U.S. uninsured stalled in 2016.

Courts

11:16am
Marquette University. Receives $1.2 million NSF grant to attract and retain secondary science, technology, engineering and math teachers.
9:04am
District I Court of Appeals. Bryan Casper v. American International South Insurance Company.

Education

3:10pm
Marquette University. White, Chisholm and Reed go 'On the Issues' to discuss Milwaukee County's use of PSA risk assessment tool.
1:53pm
UW System. Announces Dairy Summit to convene top researchers, dairy industry and agriculture community.
11:30am
UW-Madison. New clues to healthy bones for those with PKU.
11:17am
UW-Stout. Professor named to family, consumer sciences honor society.

4:43am
Chippewa Herald. Study: Bullying persists in school, reports of sex crime up.

Local

2:38pm
Washington County GIS Administration Department. New interactive GIS mapping application now available.
2:23pm
Madison Magazine. Barbecue Festival - Tundraland Home Improvements Music Stage lineup.
10:49am
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. To expand hotel with second tower.
10:44am
American Legion Department of Wisconsin. Wisconsin veterans deserve high grades, not down grades.

4:47am
WISN. Milwaukee alderman wants to loosen restrictions on police chases.
4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. A move in Kewaunee County aims at applying manure to croplands.

Congress

5:06pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Bipartisan Rapid DNA passes in the House of Representatives.
5:02pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Floor statement on the Rapid DNA Act.
3:09pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Urges House Armed Services Committee to advance the Honoring Our Heroes Act.
2:35pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Protecting integrity of federal courts requires halting consideration of Trump nominees amid deepening concerns for legitimacy of administration.
11:44am
One Wisconsin Now. From 2015-16 Scott Walker, Ron Johnson had strong opinions about release of classfiied materials.
11:43am
DPW. Does Governor Scott Walker still support President Donald Trump?
11:08am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on President Trump sharing classified information with Russian officials.
9:02am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, McCain; Rep. Schakowsky. Introduce reform requiring transparency in prescription drug price increases.

2:29pm
WKOW. Sen. Baldwin "stunned" Trump shared classified information with Russia.
12:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rep. Mike Gallagher says White House should provide transcript of Trump Russia meeting.

Federal Agencies

4:50am
Bloomberg. Navy chief says U.S. needs more ships quickly to stay credible.

Politics

1:38pm
RPW. Video: Wisconsin Republicans are building for the future.
11:06am
DPW. GOPYachtSale.com Update: Eric Hovde fills coffers with Wall Street spoils in preparation for his Senate run.
4:57am
RPW. What they're saying: Wisconsin Republicans building towards a successful 2018.

4:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. McCabe leaning toward running as a Democrat for governor.

Monday May 15, 2017

Budget

3:39pm
Mental Health America of Wisconsin. Moving in the right direction.
2:16pm
NFIB. Small business not on board with transportation tax plan.
5:59am
Rep. Rob Brooks. Applauds the Joint Finance Committee's elimination of the Rental Unit Energy Efficiency Program.

5:02am
Janesville Gazette. At session on roads, attendees favor gas tax increase.

Legislative

4:24pm
Rep. Ballweg. 13th annual Joan Ballweg Scholarship winner.
3:40pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Releases analysis on campus free speech legislation pending in the Wisconsin Legislature.
2:42pm
Rep. Steffen. Green Bay prison proposal to receive public hearing.
11:47am
Rep. Hesselbein. Announces listening sessions. 
11:23am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises administrative rules sunset legislation.
11:22am
Rep. Novak. Column: Supports expansion of State Dementia Care Program.
11:20am
Sen. Darling, Rep. Steineke. Sunsetting bill shines light on red tape.
10:50am
WMC. Lauds circulation of latest regulatory reform bill.
6:11am
Community Advocates. Healthcare Protection Package a needed first response to potential ACA repeal.

11:58am
Cap Times. Wisconsin 'stealthing' bill would classify nonconsensual condom removal as sexual assault.
5:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Brown County lawmakers: Privately build, publicly operate new state prison.
5:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans propose selling historic Allouez prison.
5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Conservation groups oppose plan to divert stewardship funds.
5:07am
Cap Times. Bill would require Wisconsin insurers to cover pre-existing conditions regardless of federal law.

State Agencies

4:29pm
DATCP. WI Milk Marketing Board ballot deadline is May 25.
3:07pm
DATCP. Issues recall for several products made by Leroy Meats of Horicon.
2:08pm
DOC Sec. Litscher. ICYMI: Looking to the future at Lincoln Hills.
9:06am
AG Schimel. Remembering the fallen.

5:17am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: DNR derelict in not alerting La Crosse County about tainted wells.

Economy/Business

12:45pm
M-WERC. Announces year three of technology accelerator program WERCBench Labs.
5:57am
Gardner Denver. Marks first day of trading on New York Stock Exchange by announcing more than $100 million in equity grants to global workforce.

5:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. What renegotiating NAFTA could mean for Wisconsin dairy farmers.

Statewide

1:36pm
Cornucopia Institute. Washington Post investigative report uncovers massive fraud in organic grain imports.
11:46am
Wisconsin Cranberry Research & Education Foundation. USDA-supported cranberry research station in Wisconsin moves forward.
9:07am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Manage the damage - preparing for natural disasters.
9:06am
PDPW. And UW Discovery Farms to host water tours.

5:52am
AP. Experts try to figure out who's behind global cyberattack.

Courts

5:21am
New York Times. When does political gerrymandering cross a constitutional line?

Education

12:45pm
UW-River Falls. Students, music program bridge gap between young and old.
11:50am
UW-River Falls. Davis named interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
10:49am
Marquette University. Elects Owen Sullivan chair of Board of Trustees.
5:55am
UW-Madison. "Don't sit back and wait for good things to happen," Levitan tells grads.

Local

1:56pm
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Invest on the front end and avoid huge costs on the back end.
12:47pm
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Kicks off plan to fight opioid crisis.
12:43pm
City of Madison. When a dog bites.
9:42am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Kansas City, KS reverses pursuit policy to address "skyrocketing crime."
5:54am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 6 arrests.

6:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 4 Wisconsin counties now on record opposing gerrymandering.
5:10am
Racine Journal Times. Waukesha officials: Lake Michigan water draw will help the Root.
4:56am
Sheboygan Press. Officials: City can issue its own ID cards.

Congress

4:53pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts 11 new cases.
3:43pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement in recognition of National Police Week.
2:07pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Announces students who have accepted offers to attend U.S. Service Academies.
2:06pm
Wisconsin for Public Lands. Starts radio campaign highlighting Paul Ryan's support for attack on national monuments.

9:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan touts Wisconsin high-risk insurance pool to counter attacks on House bill.
5:22am
The Hill. Ryan: 'Planets are aligned' on tax reform.
5:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Paul Ryan: 'Leave it to the president to talk about and defend his tweets.'
5:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. House Speaker Paul Ryan won't talk about Trump's tweets.
5:13am
Beloit Daily News. Broad support for a Trump foreign aid nominee, with a catch.
5:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Ryan defends no town halls, declines comment on Trump.
5:07am
Fox 11. Johnson doesn't know when Senate will vote on health bill.
5:01am
WKOW. Pocan says Ryan "seems to roll over and want his belly rubbed" by Trump.
4:59am
NBC 26. Group demands public town halls with Senators Johnson, Baldwin.
4:58am
The Hill. Dem senator presses Trump for combat ship funding.

Politics

4:20pm
DPW. KevinforWisconsin.com update: Kevin Nicholson caught in his lies.
1:29pm
DPW. ICYMI: Gov. Scott Walker largest benefactor of Betsy DeVos led campaign to unfairly fund unaccountable private schools.
12:46pm
DPW. ICYMI: Majority of Americans disagree with Speaker Paul Ryan, want an independent commission or special prosecutor to investigate Russia.
11:25am
Walker for Governor. What they're saying: Governor Scott Walker ready to continue leading Wisconsin forward.
10:48am
Vukmir for Senate. Wins GOP U.S. Senate straw poll.
6:08am
Walker for Governor. At GOP State Convention: "I'm ready to continue moving Wisconsin forward."
6:04am
DPW. WisDems unveil GOPYachtSale.com with ads at RPW convention.
6:03am
DPW. Republican convention shows why Wisconsin needs new leadership.

11:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker joins conservatives criticizing ABC for canceling Tim Allen's 'Last Man Standing.'
5:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Race to lead Democratic Party of Wisconsin is about reviving its waning fortunes.
5:16am
WDIO. Johnson, Duffy criticize Democrats at Wis. GOP convention.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson says secret tapes would be troubling as GOP base gathers. Fox 6.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. State GOP celebrates victories, looks ahead to 2018.
5:03am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans embrace Trump at state convention.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Conservative group attacks Baldwin in new ad.
4:59am
Beloit Daily News. School choice backers spend heavily in Wisconsin.
4:56am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Madison investor Eric Hovde sells millions in stock as he considers Senate run against Baldwin.

Friday May 12, 2017

Governor

11:42am
Gov. Walker. Addresses Wisconsin Conservation Congress at 83rd Annual Convention.
9:30am
Gov. Walker. Touts telecommunications grants to non-profit organizations.

Budget

4:57am
Sen. Marklein. Rural broadband expansion funding folded into state budget.

4:42am
Madison.com. Scott Walker rejects budget committee leaders' idea for separate transportation bill.

Legislative

3:29pm
Rep. Allen. Announces upcoming listening sessions.
11:32am
Rep. Wachs. "Save Our Deer" proposal gains support.
11:30am
Rep. Taylor. GOP silence is deafening...and deadly.
11:29am
Sen. Shilling. Backs Health Care Protection Package.
10:29am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. State legislative proposals would help protect patients if ACA is fully repealed.
10:19am
Rep. Riemer, Sen. Erpenbach. WI Democrats unveil healthcare protection package. Summary.
9:29am
Sen. Carpenter. "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes" - the truth about Republicans refusing to pass rural broadband expansion bills.
4:59am
Generation Opportunity Wisconsin. Statement on campus free speech bill.
4:58am
Rep. Hintz. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: "GOP Priorities."
4:56am
Rep. Wachs. Comments on "Wisconsin Campus Free Speech Act."
4:53am
UW System President Cross. Testimony on 2017 AB 299. Chapter UWS 17. University of Chicago Disciplinary System for Disruptive Conduct.

4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers clash over proposed changes to UW System free speech rules.
4:41am
U.S. News & World Report. Groups, students at odds over university free speech bill. WISC.
4:38am
Fox 11. Fox11 Investigates: Lawmaker suggests polluted well-water ignored in Kewaunee Co.
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Hearing on UW protest bill shows conflicting views on state of campus speech.
4:35am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Legislator seeks LGBT conversion therapy ban.

State Agencies

1:42pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Bald eagle comeback discussed at Riverway Board meeting.
1:03pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. The Charles and Anna Ruhland House in Baraboo listed in National Register of Historic Places.
1:02pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, May 15-21.
11:43am
DOC. Secretary presents valor, lifesaving awards at SALUTE Awards Ceremony.
11:36am
DOT. Stay safe as agricultural activity picks up on the roads.
9:08am
DFI. Net income, lending on rise for state-chartered credit unions.

4:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. After Schimel stepped in, well permits moved forward.
4:36am
Chippewa Herald. Brancel: Canadian decision should change how ag works.

Economy/Business

4:50am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin farmland values were up from last year.

Statewide

4:49am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. 'Alice' finale to be webcast live on Saturday night.
4:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Drug epidemic pushing cases of Hepatitis C up.

Education

5:02am
UW-Platteville. Theatre students use acting skills to help Department of Corrections. 
5:01am
UW-Platteville. Students find novel way to fight the zebra mussel invasion.

Congress

4:47am
USA Today. States that voted for Trump among hardest hit by proposed cuts.
4:45am
Racine Journal Times. Protesters turn out for Ryan visit.
4:44am
Racine Journal Times. Ryan: Keep Russia investigation with FBI.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ryan fields questions on Comey during Wisconsin visit to tout tax reform. 
4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's Ron Johnson joins effort to fix House health care bill.

Politics

3:01pm
Walker for Governor. Early excerpts from Gov. Walker's prepared remarks for Republican Party of Wisconsin State Convention.
2:47pm
DPW. Governor Walker's greatest accomplishment: Shrunken middle class.
1:01pm
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin Republican Party opposing common sense student loan debt reform gathers for state convention on University of Wisconsin graduation weekend.
12:59pm
DPW. Kevin and Nicole: Welcome to your first GOP convention.
11:34am
RPW. While Republicans build for the future, Democrats are in disarray.

11:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker makes clear he'll seek a third term.
11:44am
AP. Walker to tell Republicans he's 'ready' for run.
9:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker names campaign chief.

Thursday May 11, 2017

Governor

11:12am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Self-Insurance Model More Effective and Efflcient.
9:50am
Gov. Walker. Announces 2017 Governor's Export Achievement Award winners.

5:02am
Fox 6. "Good conversation:" Mayor Barrett, Chief Flynn, Gov. Walker discuss public safety.
5:01am
Racine Journal Times. Gov. Walker helps celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright Trail.
5:00am
WEAU. Walker declares State of Emergency for elevated wildfire conditions.

Budget

4:46pm
Sen. Erpenbach. JFC Democrats vote to improve Veterans Home at King, long term solution for Veterans Trust Fund.
4:19pm
County Veterans Service Officers Association of Wisconsin. Applauds Governor Walker and the Wisconsin Legislative Joint Finance Committee.
4:05pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Applauds additional funding for income maintenance fraud program. 
3:30pm
Sen. Shilling. Dem proposal to end veterans home fund raids rejected by GOP budget committee.
2:48pm
Gov. Walker. Visits Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah Elementary and Middle School.
2:35pm
Transportation Development Association. Citizens take grassroots campaign for transportation budget fix to Capitol. Video recap.
12:36pm
WISPIRG. New survey: Wisconsinites call for budget that reflects real transportation needs.
12:24pm
Gov. Walker. Visits Mosinee High School, highlights historic K-12 investments included in budget proposal.
10:14am
Rep. Stafsholt. Helps get additional HazMat team funding.
5:40am
Rep. Rob Brooks. Praises the Joint Finance Committee's work on next generation 911.
5:20am
Rep. Barca. Statement on GOP tax plan.
5:19am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. State revenue estimates remain on track.

2:02pm
Daily Reporter. Lawmakers vote to retain apprenticeship licensing exams.
1:48pm
Cap Times. Budget committee chairs say they want control over Wisconsin Veterans Trust Fund transfers.
12:57pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Rep. Hintz: Cost of inaction on transportation funding.
12:51pm
Janesville Gazette. Republicans discussing pulling roads funding from budget.
11:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers may strip roads from budget to break logjam.
11:54am
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: Road funding may be pulled from state budget.
11:05am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin taxes steady ahead, state's forecaster says.
5:39am
Cap Times. Despite 'offer on the table' Wisconsin Republicans remain at impasse on roads funding.
5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vos. Fitzgerald at odds on borrowing for Wisconsin roads.
5:00am
Cap Times. Area mayors push Gov. Scott Walker, JFC to keep Verona Road project on schedule.
4:55am
Daily Reporter. Republicans no closer to road-funding deal.
4:51am
Cap Times. Robin Vos: Wisconsin shouldn't pursue self-insurance given state of transportation funding.
4:50am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin budget committee turns to veterans funding.

Legislative

4:42pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises campus free speech bill.
3:17pm
Reps. Subeck, Zamarripa. Call for a public hearing on AB-273 Letter to Government Accountability and Oversight Chair Hutton.
3:13pm
Rep. Billings. Statement on Republicans' attempt to sanction free speech.
2:33pm
Rep. Taylor. Assembly GOP "First Amendment" bill limits first amendment.
10:52am
Rep. Zimmerman. To hold in-district listening session, May 18th.
10:06am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Testimony in opposition to AB-299.
9:54am
Rep. Spreitzer. Passes Rock River Trail resolution.
9:53am
Rep. Considine. Column: Appreciate teachers every week.
9:24am
One Wisconsin Now. Robin Vos directed campus free speech attack.
9:21am
Rep. Anderson. GOP's sit down and shut up bill.
5:21am
Rep. Tittl. Votes to expand work incentive programs.
5:15am
Rep. Allen. Bipartisan bills supported.
5:15am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: "REINS Act" - New power for leaders to stop public protections.
5:14am
Rep. Steineke. Applauds public benefit reforms.
5:13am
Rep. Rodriguez. Bill diminishes the benefit cliff.
5:12am
Rep. Steineke. Column: Cutting red tape and tackling outdated regulations.

5:37am
WEAU. New bill would fine families using state assistance if their kids don't regularly attend school.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Senate OKs ending work permits for 16- and 17-year-olds.
5:04am
WSAW. Assembly unanimously passes robot delivery bill.
5:03am
WSAW. Senate approves looser fish farm regulations.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Senate passes bill requiring detailed highway costs.
4:49am
Janseville Gazette. State Assembly OKs expanding drug screening for benefits.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly approves work requirements for some housing voucher recipients.
4:46am
WISC. 'Romeo and Juliet' bill would remove teens from sex offender registry.
4:43am
WKOW. State lawmakers look to crack down on illegal use of credit card skimmers.

State Agencies

4:13pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
3:58pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of May 15.
1:46pm
DCF. Celebrates Child Care Provider Appreciation Day.
9:51am
DATCP. Fake We Energies calls targeting small businesses.

5:08am
WKOW. Wisconsin DOT unveils new specialty license plates.
4:48am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. State ag secretary discusses milk dispute.

Economy/Business

12:48pm
COWS. Income and benefits from jobs not enough for Wisconsin families to thrive.

Statewide

10:55am
MacIver Institute. Joins nationwide conservative coalition: Promote fiscal responsibility in upcoming transportation and infrastructure spending.
10:04am
Legal Action of Wisconsin. Veterans Small Business Project provides free legal services to veterans.

Education

12:47pm
Marquette University. Has three student winners of prestigious Fulbright Awards.
11:51am
UW-Madison. As computing moves to cloud, spinoff offers faster, cleaner chip for data centers.
11:36am
UW-Stout. Four cadets to become Army officers at ROTC commissioning.
10:54am
MPS. New Learning Journey will send 9th graders on free Washington, D.C. educational trip.
10:07am
UW-Madison. Program tests behaviors that prevent bowel leakage in women.

5:36am
Sheboygan Press. Voces leader 'embarrassed' by SASD immigration debate.

Local

1:45pm
Port Milwaukee. Earns 2016 Pacesetter Award for increased international cargo moving through the St. Lawrence Seaway.
12:26pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Implements innovative, first-of-its-kind in WI Iris Biometric Technology in jail to identify offenders.

12:54pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Deadly drug carfentanil may be headed to Fox Cities.
11:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee police, county to share real-time GPS data on juvenile offenders.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. La Crosse County health officials continue to find contaminated private wells.
4:51am
Wausau Daily Herald. Granite Peak draws water with little oversight.
4:44am
WISN. New sales tax proposed to fund more Milwaukee police officers.

Congress

2:08pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Collins. RAISE Family Caregivers Act clears key Senate hurdle.
1:32pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson statement on President Trump's executive order on cybersecurity,.
1:30pm
One Wisconsin Now. Donald Trump follows up baseless accusations of voting impropriety with sham commission to investigate claims.
11:21am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps lead introduction of major bipartisan legislation to reform the VA and protect whistleblowers.
9:23am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces support for U.S. trade Representative nominee Lighthizer.

5:08am
The Hill. Paul Ryan rejects calls for special prosecutor in Russia investigation.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrat Mark Pocan takes debate into Republican Paul Ryan's district.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ryan: Trump has lost confidence in Comey.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson sponsors bill for state-run visa programs.
4:47am
La Crosse Tribune. Rep. Ron Kind addresses health care concerns during Tomah listening session.
4:44am
WQOW. Rep. Ron Kind says Comey firing "an outrageous abuse of power."

Politics

3:05pm
RPW. Wisconsin Republicans celebrating victory and building for the future.
2:53pm
RPW. Wisconsin Republicans celebrating victory and building for the future.
1:26pm
Walker for Governor. Launches digitial ads on Wisconsin becoming top 10 state under bold, conservative leadership.

4:59am
WBAY. St. Norbert survey reveals Wisconsin's view of Trump, Walker, issues.

Wednesday May 10, 2017

Governor

4:46pm
Gov. Walker. Celebrates dedication and opening of Frank Lloyd Wright Trail.
4:45pm
Gov. Walker. Declares State of Emergency in response to elevated wildfire conditions.
2:14pm
Gov. Walker. Honors fallen law enforcement officers.

5:11am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Walker to examine dark-store loophole.

Budget

4:55pm
Rep. Novak. Supports update to 911 system.
4:55pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Comments on proposed state budget, Assemby Bill 64/Senate Bill 30.
11:43am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Koch Group and Milwaukee business group back tax cuts for wealthy.
9:51am
LFB. General fund tax revenue estimates.
5:21am
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on the co-chairs rejection of Governor Walker's self-insurance scheme.
5:17am
Rep. Barca. Statement on GOP plan to increase taxes.
5:15am
Wisconsin Counties Association, Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association. Applaud Joint Committee on Finance vote on 911 modernization.
5:14am
LFB. Distributional data regarding Assembly Republican income tax proposal.

3:10pm
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: Assembly roads plan appears to be dead.
3:06pm
La Crosse Tribune. Scott Fitzgerald: 'I don't see the momentum' for Assembly GOP transportation-tax plan.
2:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate leader Scott Fitzgerald offers tolls, more borrowing for Wisconsin roads.
10:08am
Janesville Gazette. No burst of additional money for Wisconsin budget.
9:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Wisconsin Assembly Republicans should drop proposal barring Milwaukee County wheel tax.
5:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Increase on 'little cigars' in GOP Assembly tax plan.
5:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee adds money for overtime for beat patrol officers, DNA testing.
5:08am
La Crosse Tribune. Scott Walker's self-insurance proposal appears to be dead.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. WEDC loan program gets green light from budget committee.
5:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Kooyenga to Walker: Gas tax plan in not a tax increase.
5:06am
WEAU. Democrats rip DOJ spending on seminar gifts.
5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers reauthorize WEDC loan program, increase funding for DNA testing kit.
5:02am
U.S. News & World Report. Budget committee leaders: Panel will reject self-insurance.
4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Fiscal bureau: Assembly GOP tax plan cuts taxes for most; biggest break to high earners.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP tax plan would cut more than $1B for wealthy.
4:57am
U.S. News & World Report. Most income taxpayers would see cut under GOP plan.
4:50am
WISC. Governor blasts budget chairs over self-insurance decision.
4:48am
WJFW. Gov. Walker pushes back on Legislature's gas tax proposal.

Senate Floor Session

4:50pm
Sen. Larson. GOP delays broadband, denies privacy.
2:41pm
Sen. Cowles. Highway project accountability bill passes the Senate.
2:40pm
Sen. Johnson. Wisconsin Republicans remove child labor protections.

2:52pm
WBAY. Legislature OKs bill allowing minors at Wisconsin festivals.
12:17pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senators want to rein in ballooning Wisconsin road costs.

Assembly Floor Session

5:31pm
Rep. Subeck. Republicans pass trio of bills putting vulnerable families at risk of homelessness.
4:57pm
Rep. Kuglitsch. Endorses new delivery option.
4:49pm
Rep. Snyder. Honors hard-working teachers.

2:50pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill requiring Lincoln Hills guards to report signs of child abuse heads to Scott Walker.
1:03pm
Fox 11. Assembly to vote on stiffer interlock.

Legislative

5:14pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Disabled community honors for his work.
2:10pm
WMC. "Dark stores" tax hike fact sheet.
12:01pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: Take a moment this week to thank a teacher.
9:52am
Gathering Waters. Land trust community disappointed by proposal to cut stewardship funding to purchase land already owned by the public.

3:01pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scholarship program would all but gut popular conservation fund.
10:17am
Daily Reporter. Senate to vote on eliminating child labor permits.
10:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly bill would require Wisconsin guards to report abuse.
9:24am
NBC 15. Assembly set to vote on robot delivery bill.
9:22am
WQOW. Senate to consider looser fish farm regulations.
4:51am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Legislators speak out on State 23 dangers again. WBAY.
4:48am
WTMJ. Bill would create exemption for teenagers on sex offender registry.

State Agencies

10:19am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Lakefront Brewery will be the Guest Brewery at Old World Wisconsin on Saturday, May 20.
10:02am
WEDC. Johnsonville to expand global corporate headquarters in Sheboygan Falls.
5:20am
Midwest Environmental Advocates. DNR will provide emergency drinking water for families with contaminated wells.

2:37pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin tourism secretary weighs in on rising tourism dollars spent in state.
5:03am
Fox 11. Wisconsin DNR offers bottled water for contaminated wells.
4:52am
Cap Times. Wisconsin veterans Sec. Dan Zimmerman in employee email: 'headlines hyperventilate' over King audit.

Economy/Business

4:48pm
U.S. Venture. Promotes Koel to lead GAIN Clean Fuel division.

5:04am
CBS 58. Special Report: Impact of immigrant labor in Wisconsin.

Environment/Outdoors

5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. 'Catastrophic' disease leaves just 2 Wisconsin bat hibernation sites untouched.

Statewide

2:39pm
Sierra Club John Muir Chapter. Community members remind us of the dangers of lead poisoning.
9:54am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. When is a deficit not a deficit?

Education

12:24pm
UW-Stout. Students receive Wood Medallion, leadership, co-op awards.
10:43am
UW-Madison. Commencement spotlight: Class of 2017.

5:04am
WQOW. UW-Stout opens new center with donation from Charles Koch Foundation.

Local

11:51am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Time to create new local sales tax for public safety.
9:49am
Public Policy Forum. Report shows potential benefits of public health consolidation in Oak Creek and South Milwaukee.

4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. City of Milwaukee reaches tentative $2.3 million settlement in Dontre Hamilton case.
4:49am
WKOW. Army's water system agreement near Badger Ammo up in the air.

Congress

5:19am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Votes to confirm FDA commissioner.
5:18am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on firing of FBI Director James Comey.
5:16am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on the firing of FBI Director Comey.

2:34pm
The Hill. Senate GOP chair won't rule out independent Russia probe.
9:20am
The Hill. Republican chairman to highlight threats of ransomware, botnets in cyber hearing.
9:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rep. Mike Gallagher unleashes tweet storm over Comey firing.
5:38am
Reuters. Trump fires FBI Director Comey, setting off U.S. political storm.
5:02am
WTMJ. Sen. Baldwin has 'grave' concerns for GOP health plan.
5:00am
The Hill. Dem vows to storm Ryan's district to protest health bill.
4:55am
WBAY. President Trump fires FBI director, Wisconsin politicians weigh in.

Politics

4:56pm
RPW. ICYMI: National Journal story highlights Democrats running scared.
4:51pm
DPW. Kevin Nicholson praised Hillary Clinton for her "unwavering commitment on important issues facing young people."
5:22am
DPW. KevinForWisconsin.com update: 5 qustions for Kevin to answer...truthfully.

Tuesday May 9, 2017

Governor

2:03pm
Gov. Walker. Discusses importance of strong Wisconsin workforce at 2017 WIOA State Roundtable.

4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker: A 'given' that pre-existing conditions will be covered in Wisconsin.
4:54am
Fox 11. Gov. Walker talks more about exchange with Outagamie County Executive.

Budget

4:12pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Supports Gov's effort to eiiminate property tax.
3:55pm
Gov. Walker. Visits Medford Area Senior High School to highlight the historic K-12 investments included in his budget proposal.
3:45pm
Wisconsin Economic Development Association. Applauds Joint Finance Committee on support for critical economic development program.
1:55pm
DPW. Attorney General Brad Schimel's Department of Justice deserves extra scrutiny.

4:19pm
Cap Times. Top Scott Walker aide in 'disbelief' over finance committee rejection of self-insurance plan.
1:41pm
NBC 15. Budget panel allows WEDC to issue loans again.
1:39pm
Cap Times. Joint Finance co-chair 'disappointed' in Scott Walker's response to GOP transportation plan.
12:35pm
Cap Times. Joint Finance co-chairs plan to reject Scott Walker's self-insurance proposal.
11:06am
Fox 11. Finance committee to vote on DOJ, WEDC budgets.
10:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker's budget restores lending authority to Wisconsin jobs agency.
4:57am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Gov. Walker, where's the leadership?
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker criticizes Assembly GOP road plan.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers to consider additional funding for state crime labs.
4:50am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Fuel retailers raise concerns about Assembly transportation plan.

Legislative

3:56pm
Rep. Spiros. Column: Sanctuary cities. Spanish Release.
1:37pm
Sen. Larson. A "thank you" to our teachers on National Teacher Appreciation Day.
12:47pm
Rep. Kessler. Democrats decry "outrageous" attempts to silence.
12:29pm
Milwaukee Democratic Legislative Caucus. Letter to Assembly Energy & Utilities Chair Kuglitsch requesting a vote on AB-78.
11:08am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Ag interests support bills to legalize hemp in Wisconsin.
10:54am
Rep. Subeck. Legislation to allow municipal officials to serve as election officials passes Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections.
10:23am
Rep. August, Sen. Nass, State Treasurer Adamczyk. Largest scholarship in state history proposed.

1:19pm
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmakers propose $5M in UW merit scholarships, funded by sale of public lands. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12:32pm
U.S. News & World Report. Bill to limit election recounts in Wisconsin advances.
11:01am
Janesville Gazette. Republicans propose new $5,000 scholarships for UW schools.
5:06am
Fox 6. "Absolute scumbag!" phony Marine could be 'poster child' for state's stolen valor law.
4:55am
La Crosse Tribune. Rep. Billings honored by UW-L student government.
4:52am
La Crosse Tribune. Democratic lawmaker offers bills to combat homelessness.
4:49am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Legislator proposes OWI treatment program. WBAY.

State Agencies

4:24pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:01pm
DOT. Updated Wisconsin State Highway Map now available.
10:25am
WEDC. Names new chief legal officer.
9:34am
Clean Wisconsin. Welcomes DNR plan to provide drinking water to residents with contaminated wells.
9:26am
One Wisconsin Now. GOP-controlled WI Department of Justice has spent more $50,000 in swag last four years.
5:31am
DWD. Retires part of automated telephone system to file UI claims May 24, emphasizes convenience of free, online services.
5:28am
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance.

10:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin officials fire back at Illinois over foster child incident.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Illinois sheriff blasts Wisconsin for 'shocking and disgraceful' response to AWOL foster child.

Economy/Business

4:58am
WTMJ. CEO: At least seven Gander Mountain stores to remain open in Wisconsin.

Statewide

1:06pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. WPR Next: The next generation of radio and digital content from Wisconsin Public Radio, where public broadcasting began.
11:59am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Issues Texas travel advisory.
11:58am
Wisconsin Coalition of Annuitants.  Announces annual meeting.
11:52am
Alliant Energy. It's in your power to be green.
10:20am
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Muster Across Wisconsin' lands at Lambeau Field to connect military veterans with business advice.

11:04am
Beloit Daily News. In Wisconsin, ID law proved insurmountable for many voters.
4:59am
Fox 6. Battle over plastic bags: Why they won't be banned in Wisconsin.

Courts

12:33pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democratic plaintiffs urge SCOTUS to uphold gerrymandering ruling.

Education

3:47pm
WTCS. Strong outcomes for Wisconsin's tech college grads.
1:38pm
UW-Madison. UW program aims to update buildings so dairy cows can be happy.
11:58am
UW-Stout. Apparel graduate works her way to degree, promising future.
10:57am
DPI. Evers congratulates state's 2017 Green Ribbon School award recipients.
9:33am
UW-Madison. UniverCity Year celebrates yearlong partnership with Monona. 
9:32am
UW-Platteville. Soils team tops in two national competitions.
9:31am
UW-Platteville. Gormley receives Patriotic Employer award from National Guard and Reserve Force.
9:30am
UW-Platteville. Students research African American mining history.
9:25am
UW-Madison. South African cave yields yet more fossils of a new found relative.

Local

4:16pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. What we need: A broad and holistic approach focused on prevention.
5:33am
Capital Area Regional Planning Commission. Secrets to success for lasting prosperity and equity.
5:32am
Port of Green Bay. A strong start for the Port: 2017 tonnage outpacing last year.
5:30am
TDS. Acquires Sun Prairie Utilities telecommunications assets in Wis.

4:53am
Chippewa Herald. Soaring meth use in Chippewa County spurs position.

Congress

1:35pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces legislation to restore retirement security to 10 million Americans.
12:30pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, McCaskill ask DEA for information regarding drug diversion.

10:52am
The Hill. Ryan: Tax reform will get done this year.
5:21am
The Hill. Republican rep. calls healthcare bill celebration 'irresponsible.'
4:49am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Gallagher stands by health care vote.

Politics

10:55am
RGA. States led by GOP governors dominate Chief Executive Magazine's 2017 Best States for Business rankings.
10:24am
RPW. To launch digital ad highlighting Governor Walker and President Trump's action to support Wisconsin farmers.

4:54am
Janesville Gazette. Ryan Solen declines to run again; a possible new Ryan challenger appears.

Monday May 8, 2017

Governor

3:14pm
Gov. Walker. Attends Komatsu Mining Corporation ribbon cutting ceremony.
9:14am
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin in the top 10 best states for business for the first time ever in Chief Executive Magazine ranking.
6:00am
RPW. Governor Scott Walker stands up for Wisconsin while Tom Nelson pulls a political stunt.

5:07am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Walker, Nelson clash as cameras roll in Appleton.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. After outcry, Gov. Scott Walker vows to keep protections for Wisconsin patients with pre-existing conditions.
4:56am
La Crosse Tribune. Governor touts tourism at visitor center celebration.

Budget

11:53am
ETF. Self-insurance contracts submitted to Joint Finance. Letter to Joint Finance.
10:41am
Gov. Walker. Urges JFC approval of cost saving reform.

1:59pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Insurance could shift for 250,000 Wisconsin state workers under Scott Walker budget proposal.
1:58pm
Cap Times. Scott Walker asks lawmakers to back switch to self-insurance plan for public employees.
12:02pm
Beloit Daily News. Walker makes final push for self-insurance switch.
6:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County officials say loss of wheel tax would force transit service cuts.
5:41am
Cap Times. Kooyenga hopeful that Scott Walker and state senators will buy in to state transportation plan.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker pans increase in gas taxes for Wisconsin.
5:11am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Gov. Scott Walker doesn't support Assembly GOP gas tax changes.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Just raise the gas tax already.
5:02am
Janesville Gazette. State lawmakers weighing toll roads.

Legislative

5:08pm
Sens. LeMahieu, Feyen, Stroebel; Reps. Vorpagel, Katsma, Thiesfeldt. Two more avoidable accidents on Highway 23.
3:26pm
Sen. Hansen. Democratic legislators call on attorney general to oppose elimination of rules protecting student loan holders. Letter to AG Schimel.
3:01pm
Rep. Steineke. Columbus veteran to be recognized as WI Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
1:47pm
Sen Shilling. Student loan borrowers lose federal protections.
1:35pm
Rep. Subeck. Introduces "Housing First Package" to address homelessness. LRB-3305. LRB-3306. LRB-3330. LRB-3331. LRB-3332.
1:31pm
Sen. Hansen. Democratic legislators call on attorney general to oppose elimination of rules protecting student loan holders.
1:06pm
League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: May 8, 2017.
9:48am
Rep. Sanfelippo. To host budget listening sessions.
9:14am
Rep. Considine. Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week May 8-12.

10:58am
Janesville Gazette. Bill would create exemption for sex offender registry.
5:40am
Badger Herald. Critics of GOP-backed 'free speech bill' worry currect draft is 'to ambiguous, broad.'
5:10am
WSAW. Bill would identify ag products as "Made by a Veteran."
5:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Audit outlines project delays despite surpluses at Veterans Home at King.
5:06am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Experts: Push for mental health services can't slow
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. On his 90th birthday, Sen. Fred Risser is still going strong.

State Agencies

11:58am
DOT. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.
11:56am
DATCP Sec. Brancel. Column: Lessons learned should guide dairy's future.
10:33am
PSC. Encourages customers to learn more about their water during Drinking Water Week.
9:50am
DHS. Three people face criminal charges in Waukesha County in FoodShare fraud investigation.
9:13am
WEDC. Prestige Metal Products to relocate operations to 85,000-square-foot facility in Village of Bristol.
9:11am
AG Schimel. Announces record-breaking Drug Take Back day collection.
5:45am
DATCP. Questionable flower vendors petal their wares.

11:02am
WQOW. State may have collected record amount of unused medications.

Economy/Business

6:10am
Bloomberg. More robots, fewer jobs.
5:24am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Metro Milwaukee economy remains sluggish.
5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin credit unions ruffle feathers as they gain ground against banks.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Feds close Guaranty Bank; to reopen as First Citizens.

Environment/Outdoors

4:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Midwest wolves may find themselves in the crosshairs again.

Statewide

4:57pm
American Lung Association. Turns turquoise in honor of National Women's Lung Health Week.
10:38am
Wisconsin Contractor Coalition. National study concludes: Wisconsin highway construction costs 44% lower than national average.
9:09am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Building design solutions for all ages emphasized.
5:50am
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Wisconsin broadcasters shine at 2017 WBA Awards Gala.

4:55am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Demand for nurses, educators strong in state.

Education

3:21pm
UW-Rock County. Youth Orchestra members join Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra for May concert.
3:00pm
UW-Stevens Point. Alumnus and professional sports administrator to address graduates.
11:57am
UW-Stout. Major donation leads to new academic center.
10:35am
DPI. Three Wisconsin students named Presidental Scholars.
9:53am
Marquette University. Law School to host workshop on innovation in food, energy and water.

Local

2:59pm
Milwaukee County Health and Human Services. Urges residents to apply for Energy Assistance before season ends.
9:28am
Washington County Administrator Schoemann. New leadership takes reins of Human Services Department.
5:57am
Leadership Green Bay. Completion of stage at Whitney Park.
5:48am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 10 arrests.

5:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County bans employees from traveling to states with 'discriminatory' laws.
5:26am
La Crosse Tribune. Nitrate nightmare: La Crosse County advisory brings flood of well tests, worry.
5:01am
Cap Times. People of color want more community policing, Wisconsin police poll finds.

Congress

4:54pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins letter to FCC chairman highlighting importance of net neutrality to women across America.
3:20pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Praises government funding bill for including access to year-round Pell Grants.
10:36am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Fights for Wisconsin in bipartisan omnibus funding deal.
9:54am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads bipartisan legislation to redesign high school with greater CTE focus.

10:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Will health care fight backfire on GOP?
9:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin schools could see less Medicaid funding under AHCA.
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. At Madison rally, AHCA opponents say Medicaid cuts will hurt Wisconsinites.

Politics

2:02pm
RPW. Wisconsin Democrats in such disarray, candidates for governor dropping out or proving untrustworthy.
12:00pm
DPW. KevinForWisconsin.com: The history of a political opportunist.
9:51am
RPW. While Republicans reform system for hard-working Wisconsin families, Senator Baldwin embraces the status quo.
9:16am
One Wisconsin Now. Kevin Nicholson's checkbook choice: Has Wisconsin U.S. Senate hopeful changed positions to snag support of Illinois millionaire?
5:52am
RPW. Democrats embrace their disarray, invite embattled national pary boss to Founder's Dinner.
5:47am
Solen for 1st Congress. Will not seek 2018 Democratic nomination for Congress.

11:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ellison outlines path to victory for Wisconsin Dems.
9:24am
Cap Times. Wisconsin's Democratic governor candidates: Who's in, who's out and who's a maybe.
5:26am
Janesville Gazette. Democrat Ryan Solen won't seek rematch with GOP's Paul Ryan.
5:09am
WUWM. Why aren't prominent Democrats stepping up to challenge Walker for governor?
5:03am
Politico. Obamacare repeal vote upends 2018 House landscape.
4:55am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Republicans worry about crowded Senate primary.

Friday May 5, 2017

Governor

4:06pm
DPW. Gov. Walker must support covering Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions.
10:48am
Gov. Walker. Highlights Wisconsin tourism's $20 billion economy.

11:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker would consider dropping pre-existing condition coverage rules for Wisconsin.
11:22am
Janesville Gazette. Walker would consider waiver to raise pre-existing premiums.
10:58am
WEAU. Report: Visitors spent $12.3 billion in Wisconsin in 2016.

Budget

11:13am
MMAC. Urges support for Assembly transportation and tax reform package.
10:11am
LFB. Updated: Transportation funding proposal and other program changes.
9:18am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Balloon squeezing: Transportation finance and the state budget.
5:17am
Milwaukee County Sup. Mayo. GOP tax plan hurts Milwaukee workers.

11:36am
Daily Reporter. Transportation groups largely mum on Assembly roads plan.
11:23am
Fox 11. Walker refuses to comment on Assembly GOP road plan.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP lawmakers embrace changes to gas, income taxes.
5:00am
Cap Times. Assembly Republicans unveil sweeping transportation funding, tax policy proposal.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Sweeping GOP roads plan would raise taxes on gas, cut taxes elsewhere.
4:50am
WKOW. Assembly GOP plan would raise taxes on gas, eliminate key income tax deductions.

Legislative

3:16pm
Rep. Murphy. Congratulates UW-Madison on opening of Black Cultural Center.
10:50am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. (Updated) Audit reviews revenues, expenditures, and capital projects at King.
9:10am
LAB. Report 17-8: Revenues, Expenditures, and Capital Projects - Wisconsin Veterans Home at King. Briefing Sheet.
9:08am
Rep. Felzkowski. Aquaculture bill passes Assembly.
9:07am
Rep. Gannon. Announces Hometown Hero.
5:14am
Rep. Quinn. Sen. Bewley's fish stories don't hold water.

5:03am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Critics attack campus 'free speech' bills.
4:58am
Beloit Daily News. Broadband internet access bill approved.
4:56am
Daily Cardinal. Madison state representative's bill would attempt to curb 'stealth' sexual assault.
4:54am
WXOW. Local reaction to Wisconsin GOP campus heckler bill.
4:52am
WISN. Wisconsin man wants cameras in operating room after sister's death.

State Agencies

4:20pm
DOC. Lt. Governor Kleefisch, State cabinet officials, MATC President recognize inmates completing CNC program.
4:11pm
DVA. Letter to LAB regarding DVA audit.
2:29pm
DOJ. Madison man convicted of sex trafficking.
2:27pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, May 8-14.
2:26pm
DOJ. Dose of Reality Campaign to prevent prescription painkiller abuse honored with prestigious advertising awards.
10:51am
DNR. Clean Air Month encourages citizens to be air aware.
10:49am
DSPS. Meetings, week of May 8.

10:56am
Cap Times. Audit shows more than $55 million transferred from King veterans home as facility projects delayed.

Economy/Business

9:41am
Bloomberg. U.S. job gains rebound; Unemployment falls to pre-crisis low.

Statewide

12:11pm
UW Health. Aspirus Riverview Hospital joins Wisconsin Telestroke Network.

5:01am
Marshfield News-Herald. After Lake Delton disaster, state pushes dam safety.

Courts

3:23pm
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin-based athiest group sues Trump over church order.
12:06pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Appeals Court upholds 15-mile residency rule for Milwaukee cops, emergency workers.
5:02am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Fat wallets plunked on the scales of justice.
4:52am
WTMJ. Wisconsin butter ban faces constitutional test.

Education

3:14pm
UW-River Falls. CBE students recognized for exceptional leadership.
3:13pm
UW-River Falls. More than $22,000 in scholarships awarded to College of Business and Economics students.
3:09pm
MPS. Seven high schools named top in the state.
2:27pm
UW-River Falls. Six students honored with Chancellor's Award.
12:25pm
UW-Stevens Point. Named U.S. Green Ribbon School for sustainability.
11:14am
UW-Madison. New center brings together biologists, engineers to improve crops.

5:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. MPS budget would drop by $21 million in 2017-'18.

Local

3:11pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan, Borkowski. Councilmen opposed to downgrade in preference points for military veterans.
9:15am
Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau. Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, May 7-13, 2017.
9:14am
Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau. Dane County toursim industry continues to grow.
9:04am
Dane County Cities and Villages Association. Elects 2017-18 Executive Committee.
9:00am
Public Policy Forum. Report finds water and sewer infrastructure costs growing.
5:16am
Great Water Alliance. Waukesha water statement.

9:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Report: Millions needed on Milwaukee region's water, sewer systems.

Congress

4:09pm
DPW. ICYMI: Rep. Mike Gallagher hides after voting to kick millions of Americans off their health insurance plans.
4:06pm
DPW. Gov. Walker must support covering Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions.
3:26pm
OCI Commissioner Nickel. Statement on the American Health Care Act.
9:45am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. AHCA a serious threat to Wisconsinites with disabilities and chronic conditions.
9:07am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson applauds Trump administration for delaying harmful E-cigarette rule.
9:05am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Collins. Introduce the RAISE Family Caregivers Act.
5:12am
The Arc Wisconsin. Shares concerns about passage of The American Health Care Act and impact on people with disabilities.

3:27pm
Racine Journal Times. House passes health care bill, locals protest.
5:48am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Dairy groups applaud Sen. Johnson's guest worker bill.
5:45am
Cap Times. Ron Johnson introduces bill to create state-run guest worker program.
5:36am
The Hill. Senate GOP vows big changes for ObamaCare bill.
5:36am
Reuters. With Obamacare vote, House Republicans free to turn to tax reform.
5:10am
WKOW. AHCA would allow Gov. Walker to make decision on covering pre-existing conditions.
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Medicaid Director: AHCA is chance to make program better.
5:07am
WISC. Wisconsin families worry about pre-existing conditions after health care bill passes House.
5:04am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin U.S. House members vote on party lines on health law.
4:53am
WJFW. Group protests House health care vote outside Rep. Duffy's Wausau office.
4:49am
WBAY. Health care vote brings protesters to Rep. Gallagher's office.

Politics

2:28pm
One Wisconsin Now. 'Proud' to be the Wisconsin-focused group on Bradley Foundation 'enemies list.'
10:53am
DPW. ICYMI: Political opportunist Kevin Nicholson caught in his lies.

4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Annette Ziegler sends refunds to campaign donors.
4:57am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin GOP Senate candidates' vote records may haunt them.

Thursday May 4, 2017

Governor

9:59am
Gov. Walker. Celebrates National Day of Prayer at annual Governor's Prayer Breakfast.

10:10am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Lasting Property Tax Relief.

Budget

5:16pm
Sen. Nass. Assembly Republican tax and transportation plan.
4:48pm
DPW. Assembly Republicans to issue more tax giveaways to millionaires.
4:45pm
Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association. Says proposed tax plan burdens consumers, harms local retailers.
4:14pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on GOP priorities.
4:11pm
American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin. Statement regarding Assembly transportation plan.
3:39pm
Transportation Development Association. Statement on Assembly Republican transportation plan.
3:38pm
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association. Statement on Assembly transportation funding proposal.
3:26pm
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. Statement regarding the transportation funding proposal.
3:22pm
Rep. Shankland. Republican "plan" fails workers, small businesses, and our roads.
3:20pm
Rep. Steineke. Applauds Joint Finance Committee's transportation plan.
3:19pm
Rep. Taylor. Assembly GOP transportation plan = more tax giveaways for the rich.
3:15pm
MacIver Institute. Praises state Rep. Kooyenga for moving debate forward.
3:04pm
Assembly Republicans. The Road to a Flat Tax. Graphic. LFB: Transportation Funding Proposal memo. LFB: Tax Reform Proposal memo.
2:38pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Calls on Legislature to embrace flat tax.
12:01pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights state efforts to protect Wisconsin's most vulnerable at Kids in Crisis Series.

4:16pm
Janesville Gazette. The Latest: Fitzgerald cautious on new roads plan.
3:18pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly GOP plan would apply sales tax to fuel, put state on path to flat tax.
3:16pm
Beloit Daily News. Assembly Republican road-funding plan cuts, raises taxes.
12:06pm
Sheboygan Press. Wisconsin GOP lawmakers would allow all existing wheel taxes, except Milwaukee County's.
11:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly GOP transportation plan due out Thursday afternoon.
5:43am
Kenosha News. Kenosha County budget listening sessions draw little interest.
5:42am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats ask Republican leaders for joint transportation finance committee.
5:12am
Cap Times. Rebecca Blank: UW needs stable state funding to develop other revenue resources.
5:09am
WSAU. Walker touts potential Kooyenga plan element.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker mum on Wisconsin GOP lawmakers' roads plan, cautious on flat tax.
5:04am
Sun Prairie Star. Parisi: Restore dementia care funds in Wisconsin budget.

Legislative

3:06pm
League of Conservation Voters. Coalition urges support for Leading on Lead bill.
12:50pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Disappointed by passage of short-sighted high-cap well bill.
12:13pm
Sen. Larson, Rep. Sinicki. Unveil the Community Schools Act.
12:03pm
Rep. Sargent. Introduces bill to stop "stealth" sexual assault. LRB-3346.
11:43am
Sen. Lasee. Higher temperatures increase tick activity.
10:52am
Central Sands Water Action Coalition. Statement about the passage of SB 76.
10:50am
Rep. Edming. Rural wellness bill receives public hearing.
10:21am
Sen. Bewley. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: The Wisconsin Legislature Finally Scheduled a Bill to Create Some Jobs. For Europeans. Europeans Who Make Robots.
10:02am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Business lobby opposes GOP bills on "dark store" tax loophole.
5:56am
Rep. Stafsholt. Assembly passes Fishing for our Future Act.
5:55am
Sen. Johnson. Statement on committee passage of dangerous deregulation legislation.

10:15am
Badger Herald. Proposed bill would penalize faculty members who impede free speech.
5:17am
Barron News-Shield. County board opposed to 'dark store' assessment.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Madison preparing for conservative speaker Charles Murray after Middlebury violence.
5:11am
Daily Cardinal. Republican state lawmakers introduce another UW 'free speech' bill.
5:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers unveil bills targeting big box stores. 
4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP bills target 'dark store' big-box tax strategy based on Madison court ruling.
4:55am
CBS 58. New bill would cut a major requirement for barbers and cosmetologists.
4:54am
WQOW. Sen. Moulton proposes new water skiing bill, local boater disagrees. 

State Agencies

4:44pm
DNR. Outdoor report for May 4, 2017.
3:24pm
DATCP. Wisonsin Milk Marketing Board election underway.
11:44am
DATCP. WI delegation, cheese carver attend China Dairy Expo.
11:10am
DOT. Traffic crashes result in 41 deaths on Wisconsin roads last month.
10:03am
DFI. Registration now open for financial education training for teachers.

11:59am
Fox 6. WisDOT: Traffic crashes result in 41 deaths on Wisconsin roads last month.

Economy/Business

1:59pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Health IT expert Arvind Subramanian to speak June 7 at Entrepreneur's Conference.

4:56am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Dollar stores grow as other retailers shrink.

Statewide

3:46pm
Arts Wisconsin. Celebrate Creative Economy Week throughout Wisconsin May 13-20.
3:41pm
Tommy at 30 Project. Public Policy Symposium - key speakers announced.

5:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Study tallies Safe Drinking Water Act violations.
5:06am
Stevens Point Journal. Email phishing scam hits Wisconsin.

Courts

2:01pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Judge rules against Professor John McAdams in duspute with Marquette University over tenure, academic freedom.
9:55am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Carolyn Moya v. Aurora Healthcare, Inc.
9:54am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Lela M. Operton v. LIRC.

5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Judge halts construction on part of Badger-Coulee Transmission Line.

Education

3:21pm
DPI. Evers names Wisconsin's 2018 Teachers of the Year.
2:40pm
DPI. Sheboygan educator named Wisconsin Special Services Teacher of the Year.

5:01am
Daily Cardinal. Controversial political scientist continues with speech despite small protest outside.

Local

9:58am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. One more consequence to police staffing shortages: Arson.
9:58am
Milwaukee Ald. Hamilton. A safe summer in Milwaukee is within reach.
9:56am
City of Madison. Make sure your family has received the measles vaccination.
5:54am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Statement on findings of inquest into death of Terrill Thomas at Milwaukee County Jail.

5:00am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wheel tax deal reached in Chippewa County. 
4:59am
Beloit Daily News. Rail plan application filed with feds.
4:55am
WISN. Mayfair Mall claims Wauwatosa is overcharging for property taxes.

Congress

4:47pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Statement on House passage of American Health Care Act.
4:21pm
Survival Coalition. U.S. House approves health care bill that harms people with disabilities.
3:45pm
Sen. Carpenter. Response to President Trump's executive order on religious liberty.
3:37pm
DPW. Statement on the House vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
3:32pm
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. House passes bill sharply reducing access to health care coverage.
3:25pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Speaker Ryan pushes through the worst bill for women's health in a generation.
3:23pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. GOP repeal of the ACA devastating to Wisconsin women and families.
3:11pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Responds to President Trump's executive order on religious freedom.
3:09pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Column: Answering your questions on health care.
2:15pm
U.S. Rep. Moore. Passage of Trumpcare highlights House GOP's indifference to vulnerable Americans.
2:14pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Trumpcare is a disaster.
2:13pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on U.S. House AHCA vote.
2:13pm
RPW. Republicans reform healthcare while Senator Baldwin embraces the failed status quo.
2:11pm
Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force. American Health Care Act threatens access to mental health and substance use disorder services.
2:10pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on House passage of AHCA.
2:10pm
Wisconsin BPDD. U.S. House health reform bill puts people with disabilities at risk.
2:09pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Thanks Speaker Ryan for his leadership on the American Health Care Act, H.R. 1628.
2:08pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Votes to pass Obamacare replacement.
2:07pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on today's TrumpCare vote in the House.
2:07pm
Wisconsin Long-Term Care Coalition. Medicaid change approved by U.S. House are a threat to Wisconsin's long term care system.
2:04pm
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin Republicans vote to make health care less accessble, less affordable for Americans.
2:03pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Votes against disastrous bill that forces Wisconsinites to pay more for health care while receiving less coverage.
11:53am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on President Trump's executive action relaxing rules on churches taking part in politics.
10:50am
Rep. Ohnstad. Calls on Speaker Ryan, President Trump to cancel today's vote on amended RyanCare bill.
10:32am
Rep. Stuck. Again calls on Congressman Mike Gallagher to stand with northeast Wisconsin against the Ryan/Trump healthcare plan.
9:53am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan legislation to prevent overmedication and combat suicide among veterans.
9:50am
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Members of the faith community stand with Planned Parenthood.
5:53am
Wisconsin Family Ties. On Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, urges lawmakers to protect Medicaid, oppose the AHCA.

4:14pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin lawmakers toe party lines on historic health care vote, advocates express concern.
3:10pm
Washington Post. U.S. Sens. Cruz, Johnson, Lee: Get government out the Internet's business.
2:02pm
The Hill. House passes ObamaCare repeal.
12:22pm
Reuters. U.S. House nears cliffhanger vote in healthcare law.
5:28am
Daily Reporter. Health bill teeters on the brink as House OKs marine sanctuary.
5:16am
CNBC. House will vote on GOP Obamacare replacement bill on Thursday.
5:15am
Cap Times. Where Wisconsin members of Congress stand on the Obamacare replacement bill.
4:57am
Sheboygan Press. Trump order invites questions on marine sanctuary.

Politics

10:14am
U.S. News & World Report. McCabe: 'I am willing' to run for Wisconsin governor.
5:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Former Wisconsin Democracy Campaign director mulling run for governor.

Wednesday May 3, 2017

Governor

1:46pm
DPW. Gov. Scott Walker still refuses to act as grand jury recommends criminal charges against Sheriff Clarke's staff.

2:10pm
Fox 11. Walker: School won't start before Sept. 1
4:09am
NBC 15. Walker looks forward to signing opioids bills.
4:07am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker: School won't start before Sept. 1.
4:06am
WEAU. Walker says he'll sign well bill.

Budget

4:44pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on Joint Transportation Committee.
3:18pm
Sen. Shilling. Democrats call for Joint Transportation Committee to break budget stalemate. Letter to Majority Leader Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos.

4:08am
WXOW. Gov. Walker visits Lemonweir Elementary in Tomah.
4:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly GOP transportation plan cuts gas tax, adds sales tax, lowers price floor.
4:03am
Cap Times. Assembly Democrats quickly criticize Republican transportation proposal, expected Thursday.
4:01am
Janesville Gazette.  Assembly Republicans may propose new sales tax on gas.
3:57am
WKOW. Report: Assembly GOP to propose complex plan to boost transportation funding.

Senate Floor Session

4:21am
Sen. Miller. Statement on renewable energy credits.
4:16am
Rep. Nygren. Senate approves nine bills to fight drug abuse, addiction.

4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Senate passes bill to let lawmakers block rules.
4:11am
WXOW. Robot deliveries get OK from Wisconsin state Senate.
4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Senate sends opioid bills to Gov. Walker's desk.
4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate approves bill giving lawmakers veto power over some regulations.
4:02am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Legislature passes bills targeting opioids.
4:00am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Cheese close to becoming the official state dairy product of Wisconsin.

Assembly Floor Session

10:22am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. 50 million reasons Wisconsin GOP backs high-capacity wells.
9:51am
WMC. Statement on Tuesday's legislative action.
9:32am
Rep. Nygren. Assembly approves two more bills to fight drug abuse, addiction.
8:54am
Rep. Considine. Responds to high capacity well vote.
8:53am
Midwest Food Products Association. Food processors praise Wisconsin State Assembly action on high-capacity wells.
4:27am
Rep. Subeck. Statement on Assembly passage of SB 76.
4:25am
Rep. Steineke. Votes to support initiatives to end homelessness in Wisconsin.
4:25am
Rep. Tittl. Votes to support initiatives to end homelessness in Wisconsin.
4:23am
Rep. Tittl. Supports broadband expansion.
4:23am
Rep. Snyder. Homelessness legislation passes Assembly floor.
4:22am
Rep. Tittl. Lia Haile receives Hometown Hero Award.
4:21am
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Democrats offer solutions to prevent and end homelessness.
4:20am
Rep. Tusler. Passes first bill through Assembly.
4:19am
Rep. Rodriguez. Assembly supports bill combatting homelessness.

9:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly passes rural broadband expansion bill.
4:13am
Badger Herald. Democrats say GOP bills only offer 'cosmetic solution' to homelessness in state.
4:11am
Cap Times. Bill loosening regulations of high-capacity wells headed to Gov. Scott Walker's desk.
4:05am
U.S. News. & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly OKs education plan bill.
4:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Assembly passes bills to combat homelessness.
4:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Bill dialing back oversight of massive wells heads to Scott Walker's desk.

Legislative

3:15pm
WMC. Opposes GOP-led business property tax hike.
2:20pm
Rep. Neylon. Statement on REINS Act passing Committee on State Affairs.
1:26pm
Sen. Cowles. Highway project accountability bill advances in the Legislature.
1:19pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column; Youth in Government Day engages teens.
11:37am
One Wisconsin Now. New Republican 'safe spaces for racists' legislation threatens students with explusion for declaring hate speech not welcome on campuses.
11:35am
Sen. Carpenter. Summerfest 50th Anniversary honored by state Senate.
10:28am
Rep. Taylor. A deeper dive: Williams' conclusions on MAC tax credit severely flawed.
10:27am
Reps. Wachs, Milroy. To introduce "Save our Deer" Act.
9:22am
Sen. Vukmir, Rep. Jarchow. Author strong proposal to protect speech at universities and tech schools. LRB-2443.

3:04pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmaker: Lack of rigorous goals contributed to state's achievement gap.
2:03pm
NBC 15. Lawmakers question goal to cut Wisconsin achievement gap.
11:59am
WISC. Democrats introduce chronic wasting disease bill.
11:55am
Beloit Daily News. Republicans introduce second UW free speech bill.
9:48am
Janesville Gazette. Lawmakers to unveil bill targeting big box stores.
3:56am
NBC 26. State legislators look at solutions to prison overcrowding.
3:55am
WBAY. Lawmakers work to change law regarding cell phone towers.

State Agencies

8:51am
OCI. Administrative Actions, April 2017.
4:16am
DNR. Weekly news.
4:15am
WEDC. Second annual statewide Downtown Open House highlights hidden gems.

Economy/Business

10:23am
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association, Wisconsin BioFuels Association. Commend Kwik Trip on E15 efforts.
9:07am
NEWaukee. And BrightStar, WEDC announce $2,000 pitch event winner.

Environment/Outdoors

3:59am
WJFW. Most Northwoods counties likely to have doe hunt in 2017; Vilas County the lone bucks-only holdout.

Statewide

4:28am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Days of "action" on fair voter maps and ending partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin.
4:26am
Cornucopia Institute. Washington Post investigative report documents rampant corruption at USDA Organic program.

2:06pm
WUWM. Report: Wisconsin among 12 worst states for drinking water safety.

Education

4:47pm
UW-Stout. Students earn life-saving certification through Boyceville partnership.
2:41pm
DPI. Genoa City educator named Wisconsin Elementary School Teacher of the Year.
12:24pm
UW-Stout. Professor learns national mechanics engineering honor.
11:38am
UW-Madison. Study measures air pollution increase attributable to air conditioning.
9:35am
UW-Madison. From test tube to plate, program keeps potatoes clean.

4:10am
Cap Times. Madison School District employees to pay more in health care premiums, will get salary boost to offset costs.

Local

10:16am
Milwaukee Ald Coggs. City creates employee safety email account.
10:04am
City of Madison. Deer ticks abundant in Dane County, cause more than Lyme disease.
9:53am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on death of Darlene Horner.

3:56am
Fox 11. Brown County executive proposes six-year half percent sales tax.

Congress

4:46pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on President Trump's reported plans to sign a license to discriminate executive order.
3:16pm
FWD.us. "State Sponsored Visa Pilot Program Act of 2017" is thoughtful conservative approach to immigration.
2:43pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Unveils new state-based visa pilot program.
11:51am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Government funding bill includes Wisconsin priorities Rep. Kind fought for.

9:10am
WUWM. Some Wisconsin farmers want to limit what can be called milk.

Politics

10:33am
RPW. ICYMI: Wisconsin Democrats' disarray reaches Greek Bank crisis levels.

Tuesday May 2, 2017

Budget

3:20pm
Gov. Walker. Visits Lemonweir Elementary School, highlights historic K-12 investments included in budget proposal.
2:46pm
Rep. Macco. Chairman of Ways and Means Committee signals support for tax plan.
2:44pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Policy Brief: 5 things everyone should know about the state budget.
12:57pm
Gov. Walker. Visits Sun Prairie High School to highlight historic K-12 investments included in budget proposal.

1:59pm
Janesville Gazette. Assembly Republican alternative road plan coming together.
12:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP plan would hike Wisconsin gas tax, slash income taxes and borrowing.
10:29am
Jefferson County Daily Union. Berry, Nass present state budget overview to Fort business leaders.
10:09am
Indiana Public Media. Wisconsin lawmakers consider adopting Indiana's road funding plan.
9:59am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly Republicans will soon unveil new transportation funding proposal.
5:10am
Marshfield News-Herald. Lawmakers rebuff Scott Walker, retain independent judicial ethics watchdog. Cap Times. Wisconsin State Journal.
5:06am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Historic tax credit supporters estimate $832M economic impact.
5:05am
U.S. News & World Report. Legislature's budget panel delays vote on judge salaries.
5:04am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: State GOP out of step with rest of nation in infrastructure.

Senate Floor Session

4:44pm
Rep. Novak, Sen. Marklein. Cheese is one step closer to becoming official state dairy product.
4:42pm
WMC. Applauds Senate for passing REINS Act.
4:26pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bill heads to Governor's desk.
4:08pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Senate advances HOPE bills, administrative rules changes.
3:44pm
Sen. LeMahieu. REINS Act passes the Senate.
3:21pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on passage of the HOPE agenda.
2:45pm
Sen. Shilling. Democratic leaders discouraged by limited response to opioid epidemic.

3:29pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate OKs bills targeting opioid addiction.

Assembly Floor Session

4:45pm
Rep. Spiros. Applauds passage of broadband bill.
4:25pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Teen Employment Act passes Assembly.
4:24pm
Rep. Edming. Backs broadband expansion bill.
3:31pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Assembly votes to roll back child labor law in Wisconsin.
2:20pm
Rep. Summerfield. To save local music festivals.
2:03pm
Rep. Macco. Wisconsin Legislature recognizes National Day of Prayer.

Legislative

4:56pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Kremer vs. Kremer on campus "free speech" bill.
1:52pm
Sen. Ringhand. Republican legislative leader debunks prevailing wage savings claims.
12:40pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP-led Senate to consider special interest protection bill.
10:55am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Calls on legislators to pass REINS Act.
10:54am
Concerned Veterans for America. Commends Wisconsin Senate committee for advancing prevailing wage repeal.
9:53am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises Senate committee for advancing prevailing wage repeal.
9:50am
WMC. And other pro-business groups urge Senate to support REINS Act. Memo.
9:49am
One Wisconsin Now. Video: Indiana GOP leader admits repealing prevailing wage 'hasn't saved a penny.'
5:15am
Reps. Steffen, Goyke. Pathways to employment for youthful offenders.

3:37pm
Cap Times. Jesse Kremer says Dems will support UW speech bill; Peter Barca says 'not me.'
12:42pm
Daily Reporter. Prevailing-wage repeal coasts through state Senate panel.
10:14am
Daily Reporter. Senate to vote on regulation process.
5:34am
WTMJ. Proposal would eliminate Wisconsin license for hair stylists.
5:32am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Legislature set to pass water bill.
5:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Bill makes clear under 21 can go to Wisconsin festivals.
5:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly to vote on education plan bill.
5:02am
NBC 15. Reaction to free speech on campus proposal.
4:55am
Fox 11. Bill would make referendums mandatory for wheel tax.
4:52am
Racine Journal Times. Speaker Robin Vos: Help for the homeless.
4:50am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Assembly set to loosen child work permit law.
4:49am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse school board calls on state to repeal start date law.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmaker: Proposed bill would protect free expression on college campuses.

State Agencies

4:45pm
DNR. Public hearings and meetings.
4:42pm
DSPS. Wisconsin Controlled Substances Board schedules Acryl Fentanyl.
3:32pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $2.5 million for community projects.
2:10pm
DATCP. Nominations accepted for Wisconsin Soybean Board.
2:09pm
DATCP. Wisconsin Cranberry Board nomination period open.
9:52am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Southwest Wisconsin historic sites set to open for the 2017 season.
8:51am
DATCP. Heinemann joins as Director of International Agribusiness Center.

10:03am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Report depicts nightmarish Lincoln Hills psychology intern program.
4:55am
WBAY. Target 2: DOC secretary discusses safety inside state prisons.

Economy/Business

10:02am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Workforce disrupter: 'Gig economy' May 23 topic at Tech Council Inovation Network lunch in Madison.

5:14am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin still leading the nation in dairy product output.
5:13am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Dairy industry breathes sigh of relief on May 1 deadline.
4:59am
WXOW. Gander Mountain bought out by Camping World.
4:52am
Wausau Daily Herald. Wisconsin dairy farmers caught in Canada trade dispute avert crisis - for now.

Statewide

4:36pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Fast Company founder, author Alan Webber to speak June 7 at Entrepreneurs' Conference.
4:33pm
ABC WI. March construction unemployment lowest in Wisconsin since 2000.
10:46am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Launches new AmeriCorps team focused on substance abuse recovery. Seeking 20 members to serve in northern Wisconsin.

Courts

1:35pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Pregnant mothers battling addiction lose lifesaving protection.
8:40am
District III Court of Appeals. Daniel D. Bethards v. DWD.

10:27am
Janesville Gazette. Appeals court rules against former Wisconsin DOJ agent.
5:07am
Reuters. Inquest recommends charges in Wisconsin inmate's dehydration death: paper. WUWM.

Education

11:07am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Active threat of defunding Planned Parenthood remains in ACA repeal bill.
10:05am
DPI. McFarland educator named Wisconsin Middle School Teacher of the Year.
10:05am
UW-Madison. Go Big Read selects 'Hillbilly Elegy' for 2017-18.
5:16am
MPS. Historic school celebrates 105th anniversary.

5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Controversial political scientist Charles Murray to speak at UW-Madison groups' event.
4:58am
WKOW. Digging Deeper: Mauston addressing teacher shortage with unique options for students.

Local

1:42pm
Milwauke Ald. Lewis. Prevention over incarceration, always.
12:39pm
Madison Department of Civil Rights. Nominations sought for Reverend James C. Wright Human Rights Award.
10:06am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Chamber President Zach Brandon receives Distinguished Service Award from Wisconsin National Guard Association.

5:44am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Nickels: Trump order threatens marine sanctuary.
5:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Protesters gather for May Day march in Milwaukee.
4:58am
WISN. Contractor, panels used in leaky Minneapolis stadium are involved in new Bucks arena.
4:53am
Sheboygan Press. Immigration group seeks city, school protections in Sheboygan.

Congress

4:57pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Speaks on House floor in support of worker choice in overtime compensation.
1:28pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces the Former Presidents Amendment Act.
1:01pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Historic, comprehensive LGBT non-discrimination legislation re-introduced in Congress.
11:20am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Sponsors legislation to ease burden of flood insurance costs.
9:54am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. and Rep. Levin reintroduce tax reform to close carried interest loophole, urge President Trump to keep his promise.

10:00am
WISC. Sen. Baldwin says Vietnam monument will create 'teachable moment' for visitors.
5:00am
The Hill. Trump unwinding Michelle Obama's school lunch program rules.
4:49am
Daily Cardinal. Highlights of U.S. Congressman Mark Pocan's interview with The Daily Cardinal.
4:47am
Jefferson County Daily Union. Rep. Sensenbrenner pounds gavel at Fort town hall.

Politics

12:46pm
RPW. ICYMI: Con artist Andy Gronik's nonprofit scam.
5:43am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Gov. Walker on UpFront with Mike Gousha "These are the better times" we fought for in Wisconsin.

Monday May 1, 2017

Governor

3:47pm
Gov. Walker. Executive Residence 2017 summer public tours kick-off June 1.
9:55am
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin family farms find a home for 99% of displaced milk.
9:54am
Gov. Walker. Honors 2017 Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.

12:34pm
Cap Times. Scott Walker insists he hasn't crafted a re-election budget.
5:00am
WISN. UPFRONT recap: Gov. Scott Walker supports bill to protect free speech on UW campuses.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Gov. Walker needs to answer questions in tribal gaming fight.

Budget

1:49pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on the first day of executive session voting on Governor Walker's budget in the Joint Committee on Finance.
12:17pm
Transportation Development Association. Wisconsin either invests for the future or risks falling behind.

3:08pm
AP. The Latest: Assembly Republicans close on new roads plan.
10:48am
Stevens Point Journal. Lawmakers consider judicial raises.
10:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers to vote on Walker's plan to move judicial watchdog.
10:37am
Beloit Daily News. Legislature's budget committee to vote on Supreme Court.
5:04am
Daily Cardinal. As budget process heats up, tuition cut and transportation funding remain up in the air.
5:03am
WJFW. Wisconsin Democrats hold budget hearing.
4:55am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin budget battle enters voting stage.
4:55am
Daily Cardinal. College Republicans call to end ASM.
4:51am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Harbor Haven grapples with Medicaid reimbursement.

Legislative

3:45pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: Badger Herald reports Marsy's Law for Wisconsin "Would give crime victims voice in legal process."
12:25pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Marches in solidarity with Wisconsin's immigrant communities. Spanish Release.
12:09pm
Rep. Gannon. Open letter to the UW System Board of Regents.
9:59am
Rep. Anderson. Water rights for everyone.
9:55am
One Wisconsin Now. Jesse Kremer admits his GOP campus speech suppression bill is unconstitutional.
9:31am
Sen. Darling. Rules review will clear-up clutter, conflusion.

11:39am
Janesville Gazette. Anti-heckler bill's author acknowledges measure is too vague.
10:44am
Janesville Gazette. Legislature set to pass opioid bills.
10:39am
Cap Times. Wisconsin wineries say state law limiting hours is hampering business.
5:19am
Fox 11. State lawmakers to take up homelessness bills.
5:12am
Cap Times. 'Almost as bad as Flint': Who should foot the bill to replace Wisconsin's lead pipes?
4:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Farms' thirst for water roils Wisconsin's central sands.
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Senate may take up internet privacy again.
4:54am
La Crosse Tribune. Questions surround proposed victim rights amendment.
4:51am
Oshkosh Northwestern. New bill would require voter OK on wheel taxes.

State Agencies

11:49am
DATCP. May 15 deadline to sign up for Specialty Crop Field Days in northern Wisconsin.
10:26am
Community Advocates. Serious concerns remain about BadgerCare waiver request. Letter to Medicaid Services Director Heifetz.
9:59am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter, May 2017.
9:53am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Wisconsin prison population, spending ticks up again.
9:32am
DACTP. Brancel thanks milk handlers and processors for stepping up.

10:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin tax refunds delayed more often for fraud checks for city residents.
5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin prison population to hit record soon.
5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Phone scam targeting Wisconsin taxpayers.
5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DHS Sec. Seemeyer: Medicaid reform is working for Wisconsin.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel contradicts self, says voter fraud probe is open.

Economy/Business

2:04pm
U.S. Gain, AFS. Partner to co-brand Houston's largest CNG station.

5:09am
WKOW. Milk hauler loses business as Wisconsin farmers sign new contracts for their milk.
5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin worker deaths climb slightly.

Statewide

4:20pm
LeadingAge Wisconsin. National dementia expert Teepa kicks-off Spring Conference.
3:57pm
Alliant Energy. Customers, media can get the scoop faster when outages occur with our new map.
3:43pm
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Four to be inducted into Hall of Fame.
2:53pm
Quarles & Brady. Names Kevin Delorey and Derek Neathery to lead Real Estate group.
10:53am
State Bar of Wisconsin. Top slot in elections goes to Attorney Christopher Rogers.
10:52am
Wisconsin Builders Association. Announces winners of 2017 Badger Craftsman Awards duirng Member Meeting Day.
10:21am
PDPW. World class webinar on weather scheduled for May 17.
9:58am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Helping meet the need for trained building professionals.
5:36am
The No Vouchers Coalition. Community groups sponsor school voucher information presentation.

5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Health care costs vary across country, state.

Courts

4:21pm
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. State's "cocaine mom" struck down by federal judge.
4:18pm
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Wisconsin Section. Applauds unconstitutionality of punitive law.
4:17pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Statement on today's "Cocaine Mom Law" court decision.

12:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge strikes down Wisconsin 'cocaine mom' law aimed at protecting fetuses.
11:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Federal judge blocks Wisconsin's 'cocaine mom' law.
5:20am
Wisconsin Watch. Wisconsin, U.S. used flawed hair evidence to convict innocent people.

Education

3:55pm
UW-Platteville. To celebrate 198th commencement.
3:54pm
UW-Platteville. Students and faculty present research in Chicago.
3:53pm
UW-Platteville. Is top spot for return on invesment.
2:51pm
UW-River Falls. Awarded prestigious NSF Noyce Teacher Scholarship Grant.
2:49pm
UW-Madison. Geologists use radioactive clock to document longest earthquake record.
12:10pm
UW-Stout. Commencement May 6: Three ceremonies for 1,375 graduates.
11:34am
DPI. Council to support students from linguistically diverse backgrounds.
10:50am
UW-Madison. Through 'Bucky's Classroom,' young students across the state get monthly visits from UW ambassadors, campus tours.

10:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump budget cuts teacher training grants; Wisconsin would lose $35 million.

Local

2:07pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, Waunakee, Westport partner to improve busy road.
2:06pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Start of May marks "Free Days" for Dane County Parks.
5:35am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 8 arrests.

5:20am
CBS 58. Thousands expected to protest against Sheriff Clark on Monday.
5:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Green Bay official explores ban on openly carrying guns.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr.'s refusal to speak about dehydration death angers Milwaukee leaders.
4:53am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Sheriff: Port Edwards officials broke openness laws.

Congress

1:20pm
DPW. Trump falsely claims-6 times-that people with pre-existing conditions are protected under Trumpcare.
11:52am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Sends letter to President Trump calling for an immediate plan to address Grassland Dairy situation.

5:06am
The Hill. Ryan's home state highlights challenge for GOP high-risk insurer pools.
4:53am
Chippewa Herald. Lawmakers settle on hard-fought $1 trillion spending bill.
4:52am
Sheboygan Press. Grothman town hall draws angry, raucous crowd.

Politics

4:16pm
DPW. Is Sheriff David Clarke backing down from challenging Sen. Tammy Baldwin?
2:52pm
RPW. Madison liberals look to put one of their own on the state Supreme Court.
1:17pm
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Announces candidacy.
9:33am
RPW. Senator Tammy Baldwin spends 100 days obstructing reforms and embracing the status quo.

1:22pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison attorney announces bid for state Supreme Court.
1:21pm
Beloit Daily News. Madison attorney Tim Burns launches Supreme Court campaign.
4:57am
Cap Times. Controversial PAC targets Tammy Baldwin with radio ads about Tomah VA.

 

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