Friday May 31, 2019 - Updated 4:41pm

Governor

4:33pm
Peninsula Pride Farms. Gov. Evers likes what he sees in Kewaunee County farmers' water efforts.

Budget

3:55pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Highlight impact of special education cuts to budget. LFB Memo.
1:34pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Another week, another Dark Store defeat.
10:24am
Sen. Marklein. Budget Bulletin III.

3:58pm
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP leaders say no gas tax increase for road funding in this budget.
1:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP isn't considering gas tax increase but may boost fees, Wisconsin Senate leader says.
4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers says he'll push for more UW funding before budget reaches his desk.

Legislative

4:41pm
Rep. Myers. Appointed to the Assembly Adoption Task Force.
3:51pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Attorney General's decision to resolve challenge to WI law regarding dues-checkoff authorizations.
3:28pm
Sen. Taylor. 2018 Farm Bill requires Wisconsin updated hemp regulation.
3:27pm
Sen. Taylor. Statement on "lunch shaming" bill.
1:13pm
Wisconsin Dental Therapy Coalition. Dental therapy gets backing of WI community advocacy groups.
11:29am
Rep. Pronschinske. America's Dairyland.
9:13am
LAB. Report 19-8: Contracts for Technical College Course Credits.  Briefing sheet.
9:11am
Wisconsin Dental Therapy Coalition. WI health insurance groups see dental therapy as part of the solution. 

4:17am
WKOW. DIGGING DEEPER: "Not much progress" over the last decade on drunken driving laws.
4:15am
WKOW. Lawmakers hold hearings on 'lunch shaming' and dyslexia education bills.
4:11am
WTMJ. Bill to make 1st-time OWI offenders appear in court passes committee.
4:09am
WISC. Tick prevention, Lyme disease awareness are goals of new bills: 'Wisconsin has fallen behind.'
4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Hemp farmers, businesses call for renewal of state regulations.

State Agencies

3:53pm
DATCP. Advises farmers: Use caution when securing financing for spring planting.
3:11pm
PSC. Chair Valcq awarded Girl Scout Leadership Award.
2:07pm
DOJ. Resolves challenge to Wisconsin law regarding dues-checkoff authorizations.
1:16pm
Wisconsin Lottery. #WINsconsin continues with top prizes redeemed.
11:25am
DHS. Fight the bite! Take action to prevent tick and mosquito bites.
4:28am
DATCP. Dairy Farmers of WI election results announced.
4:18am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

4:07am
WKOW. State treasurer proposes new retirement options for Wisconsinites.

Economy/Business

1:29pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee region's manufacturing sector contracts for first time in 31 months.
10:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin lags in attracting educated workers, study finds.
4:28am
Bloomberg. Corn that won't get planted this year could shatter all U.S. records.
4:27am
Washington Post. Extreme weather is pummeling the Midwest, and farmers are in deep trouble.
4:13am
CNBC. Trump may 'end up torpedoing' the new NAFTA after threatening Mexico with a costly tariff. AP.

Statewide

11:27am
Edge Messaging. NAIOP's Jim Villa on Outside the Bubble.
11:25am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Announces "Salute to Local Government" award winners.
7:51am
Dairy Strong. Save the date for Dairy Strong 2020.
7:50am
Badger Institute. Growth continues.

1:25pm
NBC 15. New Ho-Chunk Casino in Beloit one step closer to approval.
4:12am
WISC. 'Enough is enough': Walworth County dad pushes for change after son's suicide.
4:06am
WISN. Jumping the border if Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana? Police say not so fast.

Courts

9:04am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Leicht Transfer & Storage Company v. Pallet Central Enterprises.
9:03am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Javien Cajujuan Pegeese.
9:02am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Emmanuel Earl Trammell.

Education

1:21pm
Marquette University. Law School hosts leading national scholars for conference on violent recidivism.

1:32pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Drexel Funds invests $450,000 in LUMIN Schools' growth plans.
10:38am
WTMJ. Entire Cristo Rey senior class headed to college.

Local

1:19pm
Sun Prairie Downtown Business Improvement District. Presents Streets of Sun Prairie events!
11:31am
Milwaukee Alds. Kovac, Johnson. Council approves resolution supporting creation of federal Green New Deal legislation.
10:26am
Milwaukee Tobacco-Free Alliance. How popular are smoke-free outdoor spaces? Even smokers like them.
9:08am
Take Back My Meds Milwaukee, Aurora Health Care. New drop box for unused medicine at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center sees record use.
4:19am
Milwaukee Council President Hamilton. Special election ordered to fill 13th District Council seat.

Congress

11:30am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps reintroduce legislation addressing maternal mortality crisis among black women.

4:09am
La Crosse Tribune. In Onalaska, Johnson champions secure border, immigration reform.

Politics

1:17pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Governor Jim Doyle and Jessica Doyle endorse.

4:16am
WSAW. Supreme Court candidates to speak at Democratic convention.

Thursday May 30, 2019

Governor

4:14am
Door County Pulse. Governor gets hands dirty at Deer Run Dairy.

Budget

3:52pm
Rep. Macco. Supports investments made in K-12 public schools.
3:27pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Big dairy opposes increased factory farm fees for clean water programs.
2:42pm
Sen. Larson. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Republicans reject major investments to UW System.
2:14pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. County social workers submit personal stories to the Governor and Legislature about the frontlines of the Wisconsin child welfare crisis.
10:10am
WMC. VIDEO: Manufacturing & Agriculture Tax Credit helps build Wisconsin's supply chain.
4:40am
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. New data reveals that Wisconsin's personal care provider network is in jeopardy. Map.

4:17am
WKOW. DIGGING DEEPER: Amid shortage, 34 counties could soon hire assistant DA's.
4:16am
WSAW. UWSP, Governor Evers disappointed by Republicans' funding for UW System.
4:14am
Kenosha News. Wisconsin Democrats unhappy with plan to fund Milwaukee County prosecutors.
4:13am
WQOW. Gov. Evers addresses importance of educational funding in Eau Claire. WEAU.

Legislative

3:54pm
Sen. Tiffany. Statement on hunting fee increases.
3:53pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Road to Sustainability Package merits consideration.
2:57pm
Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Professional Police Association. Memo to legislators regarding LRB-3228, relating to surviving family health insurance benefits.
12:52pm
Rep. Vining. Appointed to task force on adoption.
12:51pm
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. Democratic lawmakers demand action to protect Wisconsin farmers. Letter to U.S. Trade Rep.
12:49pm
Rep. Hebl. June 1-2 is the Free Fun Weekend in Wisconsin.
12:41pm
Rep. Plumer. Appointed to adoption task force.
12:37pm
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Wisconsin proud: Embracing our dairy heritage.
10:49am
Rep. Ramthun. Announces Hartford listening session.
9:09am
Wisconsin Dental Therapy Coalition. Business & free market groups back bipartisan oral healthcare fix.
8:20am
Rep. Snyder. Named a member of Speaker's Task Force on Adoption.

1:01pm
NBC 15. Hemp proposal draws opposition from law enforcement.
8:58am
Janesville Gazette. Locals tell state water task force to focus on nitrate contamination.
7:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats resurrect voucher transparency bill.
4:35am
WKOW. State lawmakers pushing bill targeting phone scams.
4:05am
Racine Journal Times. Sen. Wirch authors bill on deer tagging.

State Agencies

3:17pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet at Black Hawk Unit.
10:45am
DHS. Teens, young adults visit emergency room more than others for heat-related illnesses, new data review finds.
10:02am
DOT. Increase in deer activity requires motorists - especially motorcyclists - to be alert.

7:46am
Cap Times. With parts of lame-duck laws on hold, just one Wisconsin agency has acted on guidance documents.
4:11am
Cap Times. The 'Harvey Weinstein of the WI National Guard:' Records show WI National Guard rehired unit leader who allegedly sexually assaulted soldiers.
4:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin sexual assault kit initiative created delay in testing of other cases.

Economy/Business

2:26pm
Associated Builders and Contractors. (Updated) Construction uneployment rate posts near record low in April.

2:22pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmers 'getting hit big time' as weather delays corn planting and decision about crop loom.
7:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's middle class sees growth but lags pre-recession levels.
4:43am
Fox 6. 'Now is the time to buy:' Trade war with China impacting local businesses and consumers.
4:34am
WISC. Worst planting season in Wis. in 25 years, farming experts say.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn awards contracts to 'Wisconsin' firms with headquarters in Connecticut and England.
4:28am
Bloomberg. China puts U.S. soy purchases on hold as tariff war escalates.
4:19am
WQOW. Wisconsin farmers express concerns during farm crisis town hall.
4:18am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin farmers struggling due to abnormally wet spring.
4:18am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee County job count yet to reach pre-recession level.
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Continued flooding on Mississippi River increases dredging, delays shipping.

Statewide

12:53pm
Wisconsin Independent Businesses. (Updated) 42% increase in taxpayer funded work awarded to out-of-state contractors.
12:48pm
WDA Foundation. Smile grants help another 6,912 have healthier smiles.
9:53am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Wisconsin's brain drain problem.
7:54am
Arts Wisconsin. Wisconsin's creative industries have $9.7 billion annual impact, national study shows.

1:17pm
WSAU. Study: Wisconsin has the second highest black homicide rate in U.S.
4:38am
WJFW. 'A big blow': Proposed Blackwell Jobs Corps closure could have significant impact on Forest County.
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Trump administration to close Northwoods job training center for disadvantaged youth.

Courts

1:59pm
Reuters. Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing.

Education

2:54pm
Marquette University. Chemistry professor honored for research excellence.
2:15pm
UW-Madison. And chemical society partner to train underrepresented students.
1:14pm
UW-Stout. Industrial design students' ideas aimed at helping others.
11:06am
UW-Madison. Sensor from Antarctic observatory IceCube joins Smithsonian collection.

Local

3:19pm
Washington County. Earns national transportation Achievement Award.
2:29pm
MGE Shareholders for Clean Energy. Community calls for MGE to produce 100% renewable energy report.
10:52am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Unveils NEXUS: The New OS.
9:54am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Introduces new hires.
4:42am
Milwaukee Council President Hamilton. Statement on the Mayor's appointment of Denise Bartlett.

4:07am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Study: More retirees move to Milwaukee area than leave, nearly half come from in-state.
4:06am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Mount Pleasant touts more than $1 million in Foxconn property taxes.

Congress

2:43pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Calls on Congress to protect DREAMers, TPS holders.
12:50pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps reintroduce legislation to impove the safety of drinking water in small and disadvantaged communities.
8:18am
Milwaukee Area Labor Council. Raises concerns about VA health care changes.

9:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rep. Gwen Moore launches Mamas First Act to make services of doulas, midwives eligible for Medicaid coverage.
4:11am
Fox 11. Connect to Congress: Johnson, Baldwin talk Mueller and more.
4:09am
WISC. Pocan again calls for impeachment proceedings following Mueller's comments on investigation.

Wednesday May 29, 2019

Governor

4:25am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Innovation, bipartisanship on display for Gov. Evers' tour of Kewaunee County. Door County Daily News. WFRV.

Budget

11:00am
Rep. Shankland. Statement on Republican legislators rolling scaling back Governor Evers' clean water initiatives.
9:36am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Joint Finance vote a good first step on private attorney pay, WJI says.
8:17am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Why we need Medicaid expansion and why opponents are wrong.
4:58am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. GOP throws manure on Governor Evers' clean water initiatives.
4:57am
Rep. Taylor. JFC Republicans deliver another blow to UW System.

4:36am
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Budget panel approves more money for defenders. Cap Times.
4:34am
La Crosse Tribune. GOP lawmakers cut tens of millions of dollars from Gov. Tony Evers' clean water budget.
4:33am
Cap Times. Joint Finance scraps Tony Evers' science bureau, adds two science positions to DNR.
4:32am
La Crosse Tribune. Republicans OK two more years of UW tuition freeze, reduce funding increase. Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:28am
Cap Times. UW System's Cross: 'I feel like I've been kicked in the shins' on budget committee vote.

Legislative

4:19pm
Rep. Ramthun. Selected as member of adoption task force.
3:49pm
Rep. Subeck. Appointed Vice Chair of Assembly Speaker's Task Force on Adoption.
2:39pm
Speaker Vos. Announces members of adoption task force.
1:20pm
Sen. Fitzgerald, Rep. Hutton. Introduce money laundering legislation.
11:15am
Sen. Smith. Column: Politics or the people's priorities?
10:59am
Rep. Shankland. Statement on Joint Finance Committee's vote on UW System.
8:19am
Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association. Laud efforts to protect families of fallen law enforcement.
4:59am
Rep. Hintz. Rep. McGuire appointed to Assembly committees.

1:27pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal would allow for electronic early voting in Wisconsin.
4:56am
Fox 6. 'Difficult to prosecute:' New legislation aimed at closing money laundering loophole.
4:22am
Madison.com. GOP bill would fund electric vehicle charging stations with VW settlement money.

State Agencies

1:24pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To host canoe trips.
1:21pm
DOJ. Releases 2018 Wisconsin State Crime Lab Report.
1:12pm
DMA. Wisconsin Heat Awareness Day is June 5, 2019.
11:42am
Wisconsin Lottery. Notable payouts over holiday weekend.
11:15am
DATCP. Celebrate Wisconsin's dairy pride this June.
10:48am
Wisconsin Lottery. Another Badger 5 jackpot split three ways.

Economy/Business

1:23pm
Foxconn. Announces awards for construction of foundations of Gen6 Advanced Manufacturing Facility.
1:15pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Statement on the release of first quarter 2019 FDIC numbers.

4:23am
USNI News. Lockheed Martin won't submit Freedom LCS design for FFG(X) contest.
4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. EPA scientists raised concerns over smog designation in southeastern Wisconsin. Now the agency is reviewing the decision.
4:16am
WISN. EPA could impose stronger smog standards for Foxconn site in Racine County. Wisconsin Public Radio.

Courts

8:46am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Ezequiel Lopez-Quintero v. Michael V. Dittmann

4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Solar developer sues PSC, We Energies over denial of Milwaukee rooftop project.

Education

11:14am
UW-Stout. Teacher certification, sports information employees receive awards.
9:33am
UW-Stevens Point. Student earns top science Goldwater Scholarship.

4:20am
Lake Geneva Regional News. Chancellor choice at Whitewater raises complaints about process.

Local

2:51pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Haas. Congratulates Alderman Terry Witkowski on retirement.
11:22am
Village of Mount Pleasant. Foxconn now projected to be largest taxpayer in Mount Pleasant.
4:37am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County launches expanded fleet of weed cutters to fight lake flooding.

4:45am
WBAY. Lake Michigan's high water levels are impacting the Fox and East Rivers.
4:44am
WFRV. Sales tax to increase in Outagamie County.
4:43am
WTMJ. Milwaukee pays nearly $7 million to settle Terrill Thomas jail death lawsuit.
4:42am
WISC. Lodi to increase water customers' bills by 35% to pay for building that was not properly approved.
4:27am
NBC 26. Marinette County passes resolution opposing recreational marijuana.

Congress

3:51pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Leads more than 70 members of Congress in calling on Delta to end anti-union campaign.
2:52pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Reiterates call for Congress to 'do its job' and start impeachment inquiry.

10:46am
AP. Mueller: Special counsel probe did not exonerate Trump.
5:01am
The Hill. Trump's tax law had small effect on economy, wages: Study.
4:09am
WTMJ. Wisconsin congressman rolls out plan to fight illicit money behind human trafficking. Racine Journal Times.

Tuesday May 28, 2019

Governor

4:56am
Chicago Tribune. Accusations, lawsuits and bickering: Wisconsin's Democratic governor, GOP legislators off to a rocky start.

Budget

5:52pm
UW System President Cross. Statement on Joint Finance Committee budget vote.
5:40pm
Supreme Court Chief Justice Roggensack. Statement regarding action by the Joint Committee on Finance.
4:16pm
State Public Defender Thompson. Statement regarding today's actions in the Joint Committee on Finance.
3:23pm
Rep. Shankland. Letter to Joint Finance regarding UW System capacity building & WIST.
12:16pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Secure public defense now.
9:56am
Democratic Members of Speaker's Task Force on Water Quality. Letter to Joint Finance supporting water quality budget provisions. 
7:55am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Joint Finance to decide the fate of generations of Wisconsinites today.
4:50am
Wisconsin Dairy Alliance. Republicans need to stop Governor Evers' attack on regulated dairies.

1:11pm
La Crosse Tribune. Big dairy operations urge GOP to block fees for Tony Evers' clean drinking water plan.
12:42pm
U.S. News & World Report. UW tuition freeze, DNR scientists up for key vote.
7:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP to decide on Tony Evers' plan to resume research on climate, pollution.
4:38am
Janesville Gazette. Walworth County officials join push to raise nation's lowest defense lawyer pay.
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Budget committee to take on funding for state's stewardship program.
4:30am
WSAU. Sen. Tiffany on turning down Medicaid expansion.
3:50am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: UW pay behind some other schools.
3:50am
WISN. Gov. Evers on school funding: 'This is not a battle that has been lost.'

Legislative

1:05pm
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Friday.
12:08pm
Wisconsin Dental Therapy Coalition. Advocates for Wisconsin's vulnerable seek dental therapy solution.

10:03am
Daily Reporter. Bill would place cap on more eminent-domain payments.
9:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Legislation changes made to Wisconsin's pollution credit-trading system.
4:41am
Racine Journal Times. With poll: Should voucher school funding info be included on property tax bills?
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New bill would boost Wisconsin's volunteer firefighters, EMTs.
4:28am
WTMJ. Bill would make 1st time OWI offenders appear in court.
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Rep. Katrina Shankland on water concerns in Wisconsin.
3:57am
Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant Patch. Miller Park sales tax could end in 2019 if bill passes: Report.
3:49am
Fox 11. Lawmakers create bills to bite back against Lyme disease.
3:48am
Wisconsin Watch. Lawmaker's 'lonely ship' filling up as support for legalizing cannabis grows.
3:47am
Chippewa Herald. Two counties pull out of state plan for regional youth prisons to close Lincoln Hills.

State Agencies

5:11pm
DOR. Plainfield man sentenced for felony tax evasion charges relating to selling cocaine.  Complaint.
2:14pm
DCF. Sun Prairie foster parents recognized by Lieutenant Governor, First Lady and DCF Secretary-designee
10:10am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Seeking input on a new State History Museum from Wausau and central Wisconsin communities.

Economy/Business

9:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'It ain't fun anymore': Auctioneers are busy selling off failing Wisconsin dairy farms.
7:26am
Chicago Tribune. Trump EPA backs away from smog breaks for Foxconn, Indiana steel mills.
4:02am
The Country Today. Mexico lifts tariffs against U.S. cheese, offering hope for improved prices.
4:01am
WXOW. New tariff on imports from China will soon raise bike prices.
4:00am
The Hill. Trump tariffs threaten to drown gains from tax cuts.
3:59am
WISN. Rainfall puts Wisconsin farmers weeks behind schedule, costing them thousands. 
3:46am
Bloomberg. Trump appointees shunted scientists on pollution at Foxconn site. New York Times. 

Statewide

3:00pm
PDPW. Water Matters tours feature farm tours & experts.
1:56pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Commemorates Wisconsin's 100th Anniversary to be the first to ratify the 19th Amendment with June 23, 2019 event.
8:58am
Council of State Governments Midwest. 'Tobacco 21' bills beginnning to find fertile ground in Midwest state legislatures.
8:53am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Innovations in building safety.

7:36am
Politico. Nation's first opioid trial could set precedent for masive pharma payouts.
4:29am
Reuters. Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin.
3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. What do Wisconsinites think about marijuana, deadly force, gun confiscation and opioids? A police union asked.

Courts

3:54pm
DrydenWire. Washburn County Circuit Court Judge Eugene Harrington to retire.

Education

3:18pm
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. To begin podcasting.
2:46pm
UW-Stout. Apparel design students develop skirt project for Haitain nonprofit.
1:54pm
Marquette University. Professor Sharon Chubbuck honored with top teaching award.
12:54pm
UW-Platteville. Students attend Wisconsin Women in Government Gala.
9:05am
UW-Stout.  Polytechnic Summit returns to campus 10 years after start.

Local

1:52pm
City of Madison. Public Market progress: groundbreaking ceremony for new Fleet Services Building set.
10:40am
MorganMyers. Welcomes summer intern.

2:17pm
GM Today. Officials: Menards withdraws 'Dark Store' suit against West Bend.
3:44am
Fox 6. 'Highly concerning:' Kenosha County medical examiner reports 3 overdose deaths in 12 hours.

Congress

4:30pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Introduces first bill, combats illicit financing of human trafficking crimes.

4:31am
The Hill. Lawmakers, Trump agencies set for clash over chemicals in water.
3:56am
CBS News. Ron Johnson says border facilities for migrants are "grossly overcrowded."

Politics

3:40pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Justice Rebecca Dallet endorses for Wisconsin Supreme Court. 
9:26am
One Wisconsin Now. Right-wing Justice Dan Kelly announces campaign for state Supreme Court.

9:11am
WISC. Conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Kelly running.

Friday May 24, 2019

Budget

4:17pm
Kids Forward. Urges Lawmakers to Improve the Budget for Public Schools. 
3:57pm
The Arc Wisconsin. Will continue to advocate for increased funding for students with disabilities.
1:51pm
Rep. Neubauer. Every Child Deserves a Quality Education. 
1:41pm
Rep. Ballweg Continuing to Make Education FUnding a State Priority. 
12:27pm
Rep. Hutton. Statement om JFC passing Pro-Kid budget. 
12:17pm
Survival Coalition. Disappointed with Lack of Funding for Students with Disabilities. 
11:16am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Stands for education.
10:42am
Wisconsin BPDD. Statement on proposed funding for students with disabilities.
10:41am
Wisconsin Library Association. Thanks Joint Finance Committee for supporting public libraries!
10:25am
School Administrators Alliance. Statement on the Joint Finance Committee K-12 education budget.
10:22am
Sen. Marklein. Budget Bulletin II.
7:58am
Rep. Myers. Supports Governor Evers' plan for special education funding.
4:13am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Opportunity for substantial increase in special education funding voted down.

11:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bumps in the road: Record-setting winter leads to more potholes.
4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican lawmakers advance $500M school spending plan, Democrats argue it doesn't go far enough. Cap Times.

Legislative

1:32pm
Rep. Hesselbein. This weekend and on Memorial Day, We Remember.
12:23pm
Rep. Pronschinske. The B.R.A.V.E. Act
10:49am
Rep. Ballweg. 2019 Joan Ballweg Leadership Scholarship winners.
7:51am
Rep. Vruwink Column: May their sacrifices not be in vain.

10:34am
Milwauke Journal Sentinel. GOP leader Robin Vos falsely claims Gov. Tony Evers made troops wait for greeting.
4:11am
WBAY. Democrats, Republicans issue plans to curb firefighting foam contamination.
4:10am
WKOW. Legislators push for standards for PFAS chemicals that have plagued Madison wells.
4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. After a social media uproar, Sen. Chris Kapenga says 'full inclusion' of special education students is not working.
3:59am
Cap Times. Rep. Jimmy Anderson wants AG Kaul to weigh in on his lame-duck session complaint.
3:57am
WJFW. Under proposal, Wisconsin service workers to skip paying taxes on cash tips.
3:56am
WKOW. Senate leader Fitzgerald opposes overturning Roe v. Wade.

State Agencies

4:18pm
AG Kaul. Statement Following Sentencing Hearing in Barron County. 
1:34pm
DOJ. Jury convicts two Ashland County men of First-Degree intentional Homicide. 
1:33pm
WI Elections Commission. Wisconsin elections audits confirm results.
12:32pm
WI Lottery. Top prizes claimed before the holiday weekend. 
10:22am
AG Kaul. And 50 AGs call on Trump administration to discharge student loans for disabled veterans.

11:19am
NBC 15. Wisconsin National Guard whistleblower alleges retaliation.
4:07am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin regulators reject effort to block state's first large-scale solar farm.
4:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Josh Kaul eyes strengthened approach to environmental regulation.
4:01am
Spectrum News. Lt. Governor Barnes talks climate crisis in D.C.
3:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Kaul blends environmental, consumer protection units.

Economy/Business

7:56am
New York Times. Pain of tariffs tests farmers' faith in Trump: 'How long is short-term?'
4:06am
WKOW. Dairy farmer reacts to President Trump's tariff aid package.
3:55am
AP. Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump.
3:54am
Politico. Why Trump's new $16B farmer bailout could hurt agriculture.
3:53am
WSAW. New round of bailout payments will be measured by county rather than crop.

Statewide

3:07pm
WI Technology Council 'Succeed' panels focuse on resource June 4-5 at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference. 
10:21am
WPPA. 2019 Wisconsin Law Enforcement Survey.

Courts

12:22pm
WI Institute for Law & Liberty. School teacher asks to intervene in latest Act 10 lawsuit. Motion to Intervene.
8:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Cacie M. Michels v. Keaton L. Lyons.

Education

4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. MPS' long-term future 'precarious' without painful cuts, infusion of revenue, Policy Forum says.
4:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New chancellor named at UW-Whitewater.

Local

1:43pm
Brown County East Landfill Receives Platinum Achievement Award.
12:25pm
Dane County Parks. Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the summer season for Dane County Parks. 
12:20pm
Milwaukee County Transit System. Announces elimination of several special routes that provide service to schools. 
10:26am
Manitowoc County Corporation Counsel. Memo on use of county sales tax proceeds.
4:30am
Milwaukee Ald. Witkowski. Statement.

Congress

3:57pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on U.S. Army Corps approval of plan preventing spread of Asian carp.
3:09pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps Introduce Landmark Election Security Bill. 
12:31pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads Senate colleagues in calling for more federal funding to combat the opioid epidemic. Letter
10:27am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan legislation to undo tax hike on Gold Star families passes Senate.
10:23am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Announces updated town hall meeting schedule.

10:46am
AP. Federal govt aims to roll back transgender health protection.

Politics

4:02am
WISC. State Supreme Court candidate says judiciary is on 'wrong track,' prioritizing politics over law.

Thursday May 23, 2019

Governor

4:41am
Gov. Evers. Appoints Brenda Yaskal to serve as Columbia County District Attorney.
4:40am
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff on Memorial Day.

4:18am
NCB 15. Governor appoints new Columbia County District Attorney.

Budget

5:46pm
Rep. Oldenburg. Excited for Legislature's recommitment to fund two-thirds for K12 schools.
5:45pm
Sen. Schachtner. Legislative committee cuts $900 million from governors' education proposal.
5:44pm
Rep. Katsma. Votes for historic education funding.
5:43pm
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Statement on Joint Finance Committee action.
5:42pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Republicans slash $900 million dollars from Gov. Evers K-12 budget.
5:40pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on $500 million more for schools.
5:38pm
School Nutrition Association. School nutrition professionals disappointed in JFC's inability to support school breakfasts.
3:05pm
Rep. Born. Joint Finance Republicans pass pro-kid budget.
3:04pm
Sen. Shilling. GOP budget cuts threaten school success.
3:03pm
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Statement on Joint Finance Committee K-12 package.
2:16pm
Rep. Steineke. Column: A pro-kid budget we all can get behind.
11:08am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Democrats push back against Republican plan to underfund schools.
11:01am
Gov. Evers. Delivers Democratic Weekly Radio Address on education.
10:43am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Will Wisconsin betray its children yet again?
4:45am
Rep. Rodriguez. GOP unveils pro-kid K-12 budget.
4:45am
Rep. Vining. Supports education funding in the People's Budget & transparency for property taxpayers.

8:43am
AP. Republicans agree on $500 million for Wisconsin schools.
8:39am
WQOW. Republicans agree on $500 million for Wisconsin schools.
4:18am
WKOW. After 10 years without an increase, lawmakers aim to boost special education funding.
4:14am
Governing. Report: Babies are more likely to die in states that didn't expand Medicaid.

Legislative

1:15pm
Rep. Macco. Assembly Committee on Ways and Means ends Miller Park tax.
12:19pm
Rep. Anderson. Seeks AG Kaul's opinion on open meeting laws violations by Republicans.  Letter.
12:17pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Urge support of proposed PFAS legislation. 
11:05am
Sen. Hansen. State legislators introduce PFAS standards. LRB-2297. Fact Sheet.
11:01am
Clean Wisconsin. Voices support for CLEAR Act.
10:39am
Sens. Cowles, Miller; Reps. Mursau, Milroy. It's time to bite back against Lyme disease.
9:41am
Wisconsin Dental Therapy Coalition. Dental groups support dental therapy.
8:33am
Wisconsin Towns Association. Applauds BRAVE authors.
4:50am
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Nygren. Introduce bill curbing use of PFAS fire fighting foam.

12:42pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers backs legislation regulating emerging contaminants known as 'forever' chemicals.
12:25pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP lawmaker displayed holstered gun to Democratic aide in area of Capitol where weapons are banned.
12:21pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans, Democrats introduce bills addressing fire foam use.
12:15pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Evers, Dems push first comprehensive cleanup of 'emerging' health hazard.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New legislation would allow Wisconsin pharmacists to prescribe hormonal birth control.
4:27am
WTMJ. New bill would allow for home delivery of alcohol in Wisconsin. WISN.
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposed bill would offer grants for private wells with high nitrate levels.
4:16am
WSAW. Wis. DOT needs revenue, where it comes from is up for debate.

State Agencies

5:41pm
DNR. Outdoor Report. 
5:39pm
AG Kaul. Urges Congress to hold internet service providers accountable, maintain states' rights.
2:28pm
AG Kaul. Announces creation of Public Protection Unit.
2:18pm
AFSCME Council 32. Statement on Department of Corrections oversight of Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution employee scheduling change.
12:40pm
DOA Sec. Brennan. Announces new Division of Personnel Management Administrator.
11:08am
Wisconsin Lottery. All or Nothing top prize won in Pulaski.

Economy/Business

12:45pm
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Short-term relief welcome; long-term success hinges on trade.
12:00pm
USDA. Announces support for farmers impacted by unjustified retaliation and trade disruption. 

8:42am
CNBC. Trump administration to give a $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by the China trade war, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue confirms.
4:34am
AP. Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spread.
4:27am
WJFW. Wood County paper mill project to receive $1.7 million in WEDC tax credits, create 27 new jobs.
4:11am
Beloit Daily News. 'People are getting scared' farmers face plunging markets with no end in sight.

Environment/Outdoors

4:13am
Duluth News Tribune. Superior, Erie, Ontario at or above record May levels.

Statewide

4:36am
U.S. News & World Report. States address the public defender crisis.
4:32am
WSAW. Police departments are facing recruitment problems.

Courts

8:47am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Office of Lawyer Regulation v. James Edward Hammis.
8:47am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. J. Steven Tikalsky v. Susan Friedman.

1:18pm
La Crosse Tribune. Josh Kaul says he's likely to defend Act 10 in court.

Education

11:07am
UW System Dwight C. Watson named new chancellor of UW-Whitewater.
11:02am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Menard, big GOP donor, polluter to get honorary doctorate.

Local

5:37pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Statement on unanimous county board vote to support healthy birth outcomes.
12:38pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Dimitrijevic. County Board unanimously funds doula services to support women's reproductive health. 
11:57am
Milwaukee County Sup. Shea. Supervisors ask county parks for update, clarify pesticide use policy.
11:52am
Waukesha County Center for Growth. New $2 million "GROW Fund" will help businesses expand, provide housing solutions in Waukesha County. Fact Sheet.
11:09am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. When winning isn't really winning.
11:05am
Milwaukee County Sup. Martin. Urges greater attention on lupus.
8:25am
Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin. Memo to Outagamie County Board regarding county sales tax ordinance.
4:48am
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Residency pay incentive legislation moves forward.

8:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Census: Madison, suburbs top list of fastest-growing cities in Wisconsin.

Congress

1:46pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce legislation to guarantee equal access to abortion.
9:39am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Demands answers from Trump about $62 million going to Brazilian crooks instead of American farmers.
4:49am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Senate Republicans' obstruction of vote to protect people with pre-existing conditions.
4:42am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner, Sen. Johnson. Introduce SOFA Act to combat opioid epidemic.
4:39am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Reintroduces bill to halt large ag mergers immediately, indefinitely.

9:46am
Politico. Tobacco bill could put Democrats in tough spot.
4:31am
Politico. USDA farms out economists whose work challenges Trump policies.
4:15am
The Hill. No agreement on budget caps in sight ahead of Memorial Day recess.

Politics

2:11pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Announces candidacy for Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Wednesday May 22, 2019

Governor

5:07am
Rep. Steineke. Responds to Evers abandoning abortion survivors.

4:14am
The Hill. Wisconsin governor vows to veto abortion restriction bills passed by state lawmakers.
4:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers vows to veto slate of contentious abortion-related legislation.

Budget

3:55pm
Rep. Pope. Time for Republicans to level the playing field for special education.
3:16pm
Rep. Steineke. Supports increased education funding.
1:29pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. After historic Republican cuts, Democrats propose fully funding education.
11:24am
One Wisconsin Now. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos pitches a fit over a state budget, again.
9:45am
Rep. Hintz. Will Republicans live up to campaign promises on public education?
9:24am
WMC. VIDEO: Manufacturing & Agriculture Tax Credit results in 4-week bonus for employees.
5:17am
Rep. Born. Republicans pass comprehensive plan to give corrections officers pay raises.
5:16am
Milwaukee Public Schools. A historic vote for the children of Wisconsin.

2:15pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP school budget would spend $900M less than Evers.
2:07pm
Chippewa Herald. Assembly GOP wants $500M school funding boost, far shy of Tony Evers' $1.4B plan.
1:34pm
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans indicate no school funding deal yet.
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW president says budget process increasing competition between schools.
4:10am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee passes Corrections funding plan, puts off barracks proposal.
4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP leader: State Senate eyeing $200-per-pupil increase in each of next two years.
4:05am
U.S. News & World Report. Education advocates, business group expect funding increase.
4:04am
WBAY. Allouez may be reimbursed $60,000 per year for law enforcement calls to Green Bay prison.
4:02am
La Crosse Tribune. Old building, big problems: With lawmakers divided, UW-L makes case for new science building.

Legislative

3:15pm
WAFCA. Mental health consultation helps students succeed.
3:15pm
Coalition for Expanding School-Based Mental Health. Coalition urges support for clinical consultation.
3:10pm
Sen. Smith. Column: We are all one Wisconsin.
12:34pm
Rep. Hebl. Honor the sacrifices of fallen soldiers by taking care of those still with us.
11:45am
Wisconsin Dental Therapy Coalition. Wisconsin health care providers support dental therapy bill.
11:43am
Water Quality Task Force. Notices public hearing in Janesville.
11:35am
Sen. Craig. And colleagues author transportation reform bills.
11:22am
Sens. Testin, Nass; Reps. Pronschinske, Mursau. Introduce B.R.A.V.E. Act.
5:12am
Rep. Sargent. GOP male legislators attempt to speak out on behalf of women, sorely miss the mark.

8:36am
WBAY. Wisconsin lawmaker proposes Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights.
4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats float bill to require listing voucher school impact on property tax bills.
4:00am
WKOW. Proposal to attract more volunteer firefighters and EMS by offering tax credit program. 
3:58am
WISC. Alcohol could be ordered through app, delivered to your door, picked up curbside under new bills.
3:55am
WSAW. New bills pushing for alcohol delivery, curbside pickup.

State Agencies

3:59pm
AG Kaul. Kaukauna man sentenced to lengthy prison sentence for role in four heroin and fentanyl overdoses.
3:12pm
DATCP.  Walworth County to host 2020 Alice in Dairyland finals.
1:30pm
DOT. Memorial DAy weekend travelers asked to plan ahead, buckle up, be patient and safe.
12:38pm
DACTP Sec. Pfaff. Dairy Task Force 2.0 highlights the need to build connections.
9:23am
WEDC. $189 million ND Paper project receives WEDC support.

11:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Conservation Congress rejects CWD bounties idea.
11:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State regulator says Wisconsin data breach laws lagging other states.
4:44am
WEAU. AG Kaul stops by Eau Claire to talk on opioid epidemic.

Economy/Business

10:50am
WUWM. Wisconsin ginseng farmers feel effects of trade war with China.
4:40am
La Crosse Tribune. Lifelong Westby dairy farmer sells his herd amid market crisis.
4:25am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn sues Flats on the Fox over unpaid fees for parking spaces.
4:03am
WKOW. Wisconsin banks warming to industrial hemp business.

Statewide

9:43am
Appleton Post Crescent. With too few mental health care providers to go around, kids often wait to get help.
4:08am
Fox 11. Rally held in Appleton to protest abortion bans. WAOW. WJFW.

Courts

5:22am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice-elect Hagedorn's "gratitude" to Republican Party underscores necessity for stronger recusal rules.
5:09am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. SEIU v. Robin Vos - order.

4:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin joins lawsuit over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Taxpayers likely will have to pick up  legal bills in Twitter case pitting liberal group, GOP lawmakers.

Education

12:36pm
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Recognizes Green and Healthy Schools.
10:44am
UW-Stout. Professors study biodiversity, food and farming in Peru.

Local

10:45am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Thanks emergency medical service personel during National EMS Week.

4:29am
Appleton Post Crescent. Proposed Outagamie County half-percent sales tax draws public ire.
4:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee committee tables streetcar decision. Fox 6.
3:58am
Fox 11. Outagamie County sales tax proposal heads to county board for vote.
3:56am
WQOW. Chippewa County is taking a stand against meth.

Congress

3:58pm
U.S. Reps. Pocan, Schakowsky. Lead more than 70 members of Congress in calling on Boeing to release information on anti-union activity.
1:57pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Supports moratorium on agriculture and food mergers.
9:17am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And leading health care organizations call for Senate passage of legislation to overturn Trump's expansion of junk health insurance plans.
5:02am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. "He's crushed because he doesn't have a job."

2:12pm
CNBC. Trump says he won't do an infrastructure bill while Democrats continue to investigate him.
3:55am
AP. Research on children's health risks in doubt over EPA funds.

Tuesday May 21, 2019

Governor

1:44pm
Rep. McGuire. Statement on Ald. John Tate II's appointment as head of Wisconsin Parole Commission.
9:09am
Sen. Wirch. Applauds appointment of Racine's John Tate as Chair of State Parole Commission.
9:02am
Gov. Evers. Appoints John Tate II to serve as Chairperson of the Parole Commission.

7:34am
Racine Journal Times. Racine Alderman John Tate tapped to lead state Parole Commission.

Budget

4:37pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on pay increases for Department of Corrections.
4:36pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Highlight years of damage to Wisconsin prison system.
1:49pm
Survival Coalition. Encourages Joint Finance to fund $600 million in special education.
1:45pm
Sen. Cowles. Allouez to be reimbursed for law enforcement services related to GBCI.
1:43pm
Sen. Feyen. JFC approves increased wages for correctional officers.
12:03pm
Rep. Pope. Urges JFC to seriously consider Governor's education budget.
11:30am
Rep. Allen. Proposes 1% origination fee on conduit bonds.
10:34am
One Wisconsin Now. Republican leaders vow to obstruct state budget, then complain about lack of negotiations.
10:28am
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. #3 Too many Wisconsinites are impacted by addiction.
9:43am
Rep. Allen. Proposes way to curtail wasteful administrative costs.
9:42am
Outdoor Recreation Roundtable. Letter regarding supporting Alternative 1 of Budget Paper #692 to create WI Office of Outdoor Recreation.
4:01am
Rep. Vining. Holds press conference on Healthy Women, Healthy Babies budget initiatives.

12:44pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Budget committee passes tourism marketing funds.
10:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin prison guards to get 14% bump in starting pay under Republican plan.
10:00am
WQOW. The Latest: GOP supports Evers' raises for state workers.
3:57am
U.S. News & World Report. GOP considering splitting budget into 2 bills.
3:47am
Tomah Journal. Local health provider backs Medicaid expansion.
3:46am
WTMJ. Women, doctors express support for Gov. Evers' 'Healthy Women, Healthy Babies' proposal.

Legislative

4:15pm
Rep. Ballweg. 100th anniversary of Wisconsin ratifying the 19th Amendment.
12:10pm
Wisconsin Dental Therapy Coalition. Wisconsin school groups back bipartisan oral healthcare fix.
11:27am
Sen. Erpenbach. Public hearing held to honor Wisconsin hero, Staff Sergeant Daniel D. Busch.
11:26am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Four dozen Wisconsin laws since 2009 came from "model" bills.

3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrats push for automatic voter registration.
3:49am
WISC. Republican leader Vos says automatic voter registration bill 'isn't needed.'
3:45am
Beloit Daily News. Tax liability disclosure bill advances.
3:44am
WAOW. Wisconsin lawmakers introduce bill to stop 'lunch shaming.'
3:43am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin task force seeks solutions to rising suicide rates.

State Agencies

4:38pm
DHS. Foodborne illness advisory: Del Monte vegetable trays pose potential salmonella risk.
4:34pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
4:01pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Reedsburg woman claims $100,000 top prize.
3:24pm
DATCP. Dairy Famers of WI ballots due by May 24.
1:47pm
AG Kaul. Joins coalition of 23 cities and states suing Trump administration to stop rule allowing discrimination in providing health care.
11:47am
DATCP. Comments open for Portage County Highway F culvert project.
9:58am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Celebrate Wisconsin being the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment on June 10 at the Capitol.
8:14am
DATCP. Topping off the tank for your holiday travel? Watch for the blue DATCP sticker.

3:49am
Wisconsin State Farmer. DNR Secretary pledges to 'lock arms' with DATCP.

Economy/Business

3:46pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Finalists to share wide range of prizes, cash in 2019 Governor's Business Plan Contest.

4:36am
WISC. Wisconsin honey production on decline, yield reaches 10-year low.
3:59am
WSAW. 7 INVESTIGATES -- Tariff impact on local farmers: 'We don't want to be bailed out.'
3:58am
Politico. Dark clouds hang over Trump's trade war.
3:54am
USA Today. China tariffs could force 'widespread store closures' and put $40 billion in sales at risk.
3:51am
Bloomberg. U.S. business contributes smallest share of taxes in generation.
3:41am
AP. Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores.

Environment/Outdoors

3:47am
WJFW. Study shows Wisconsin farmers heavily use potentially deadly weed treatment chemical.

Statewide

1:42pm
Arts Wisconsin. World's largest annual music event spreads across Wisconsin on Friday, June 21.
12:43pm
Hogs for Heroes. Wisconsin veterans encouraged to apply for Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
9:04am
Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association. Important findings in new Wisconsin room tax study.
9:04am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. State room taxes have more than doubled since 1999.
8:15am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Construction professionals and homeowners: Partners in safety.

Courts

1:05pm
Center for Media and Democracy. Wins reversal of restrictive DOJ public records policy.
9:07am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Daniel W. Morse.
9:07am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Portage County v. J.W.K.
9:06am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Judicial Commission v. Michael J. Piontek.
9:06am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Traci L. Kollross.

3:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP lawmakers are seeking to intervene in union lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's Act 10.
3:52am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Lawsuit over construction of new Kohler golf course reaches State Supreme Court.
3:40am
Politico. Judge upholds Dem subpoena for Trump financial records.

Education

1:09pm
UW-Stout. Federal Pell Grant program helping student solidify her future.
12:59pm
UW-Madison. Lost since 1943 crash, WWII pilot returned to Alabama family.
11:54am
Marquette University. Nursing professor honored with national award.
11:29am
UW-Platteville. Research grant will support development of natural, safe pesticides.
11:28am
UW-Platteville. Symposium offers pre-vet students chance to grow.
10:32am
UW-Stout. New vice chancellor advocates for support of higher education.

Local

3:22pm
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. Streetcar expansion plan has some missing pieces.
11:27am
Milwaukee Alds. Kovac, Johnson. Resolution supporting creation of federal Green New Deal legislation advances to the Common Council.
10:49am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County awarded AmeriCorps grant to continue after school services.
10:29am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Bold, bipartisan measure could help needy families while boosting our state economy.

4:06am
Fox 11. Tyco recommends Peshtigo get water from Marinette.

Congress

2:47pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. And Former Lt. Gov. Kleefisch celebrate 100 years of women's suffrage.
12:42pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Jones. Introduce legislation to overturn President Trump's expansion of junk insurance plans.
9:30am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins female senators to celebrate 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment.
9:10am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. The President has pushed Congress to a point where we must start an impeachment inquiry.

11:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mark Pocan calls for impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump.

Monday May 20, 2019

Governor

11:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers refuses to comment on sexism claims against GOP. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans, Gov. Evers spar over working with women.
4:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP leaders say they aren't sexist; Evers' aide says they won't work with women on governor's team.

Budget

10:53am
Rep. Allen. Submits buget motion designed to assist judges with "Dark Store" cases.

10:16am
La Crosse Tribune. No progress apparent between Tony Evers, GOP lawmakers as state budget nears key juncture.
10:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. No progress apparent between Tony Evers, GOP lawmakers as state budget nears key juncture.
4:06am
Cap Times. Evers: 'Economic development will grind to a halt ' if Wisconsin doesn't embrace diversity.
4:00am
WXPR. Democrats would like a say in state budget deliberations.
3:57am
Fox 6. 'Over our dead bodies:' Republicans call Gov. Evers' budget proposal 'wacky,' 'crazy'.

Legislative

3:30pm
Rep. Subeck. And Sen. Fred Risser to hold listening sessions in 78th Assembly District.
3:29pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Republicans intend to intervene and stop liberal groups from undermining Act 10.
2:36pm
Rep. Allen. To hold public listening session.
12:43pm
DOJ. Legislation to prevent future backlog of untested sexual assault kits introduced with bipartisan support.
10:52am
Rep. Crowley, Sen. Hansen. Unveil automatic voter registration bill. LRB-1105.
10:04am
Wisconsin for Safe Technology. Opposition to Wisconsin small cell legisation.

11:43am
WTMJ. Automatic voter registration would com to state of Wisconsin under new bill.
4:33am
Beloit Daily News. Abortion issue takes higher profile as court fight looms.
4:09am
WKOW. Proposal to close troubled youth prisons still without a committee hearing.
4:03am
CBS 58. Two bills introduced that would allow Wisconsin pharmacists to prescribe birth control.
3:58am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Wisconsin farmers being hurt in trade war.

State Agencies

4:44pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves nearly $9 million for community projects.
2:35pm
WEDC. Businesses invited to apply for 2019 MARKETPLACE Governor's Awards. 
11:42am
Wisconsin Lottery. #WINsconsin recap.
11:22am
Ready Wisconsin. Offers tips for a safe Memorial Day Weekend.
9:59am
DATCP. Emphasizes chemical safety when operating and using swimming pools.

Economy/Business

10:43am
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Grow' panels focus on startups June 4-5 at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference.

4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Struggling to tread water': Dairy farmers are caught in an economic system with no winning formula.
4:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin dairy farmers hopeful about Trump's trade deal.
3:55am
AP. Trump's 'great patriot' farmers follow him into a trade war.

Statewide

10:09am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. April 2019 Sales Report.
10:08am
Board on Aging and Long-Term Care. Celebrates 25th anniversary of volunteer program. Proclamation

4:26am
AP. Trump's EPA shifts more environmental enforcement to states.
3:56am
Wisconsin Watch. Stuck in detention: For immigrants without lawyers, justice is hard to find.

Courts

4:02am
U.S. News & World Report. Judges put deposition order for Assembly Speaker Vos on hold.

Education

3:50pm
UW-Stout. Three students receive major Defense Department scholarships.
2:34pm
Marquette University. To offer first fully online undergraduate degree program.
2:33pm
UW-Madison. Resilience of Yellowstone's forest tested by unprecedented fire.
10:48am
School Choice Wisconsin. A wise investment - choice and charter dollars generate higher report card scores. Washington Examiner (Author op-ed). Graphic Study.
10:10am
UW-Stout. Students study possible use of lake algae for biofuel.
9:57am
School Choice Wisconsin. A wise investment - choice and charter dollars generate higher report card scores. Graphic. Study.

Local

2:31pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. The United States House of Representatives passes the Equality Act.
11:24am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Signs resolution declaring racism a public health crisis.
9:58am
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. More streetcar amenities or fixed streets and better services?

Congress

2:34pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. To hold listening sessions and telephone town hall.
1:27pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Trump administration continues attacks on immigrant families with proposal for HUD rule change and new immigration plan.
4:43am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Statement on removal of tariffs.
4:43am
MWFPA. Applaud lifting of steel and aluminum tariffs.

10:21am
Cap Times. Federal lawmakers seek more accountability with sexual assault allegations in Wisconsin National Guard.
4:15am
WXOW. Sen. Johnson doesn't support 6-week abortion ban.
4:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan: Trump's tariffs are devastating farmers.
4:08am
La Crosse Tribune. Rep. Ron Kind responds to Vice President Mike Pence's claims about trade agreement.

Politics

12:41pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. See the big Wisconsin donors who gave to dubious electioneering group.

11:29am
Politico. Trump scrambles to reverse Rust Belt slide.
4:12am
WBAY. Sen. Ron Johnson not ruling out 2022 run for governor.
4:07am
WTMJ. Sen. Baldwin to presidential candidates: "Don't take Wisconsin for granted."
4:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson: Joe Biden biggest threat to Republican victory in 2020.
4:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Republicans call for tougher abortion laws, return to grassroots at annual convention.

Friday May 17, 2019

Governor

12:56pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Firefighter Mitchell F. Lundgaard.
12:55pm
Gov. Evers. Authorizes Pepin County to lower flags to half-staff in honor of firefighter Kyle R. Hayden.

4:12am
WJFW. After Park Falls mill layoffs, Evers says he supports broad paper industry plan, not 'Band-Aid' relief plans.

Budget

1:32pm
Rep. Allen. Submits budget amendment aimed at protecting consumers from shady loan program.
1:00pm
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. #2: Addressing dental concerns at a dental clinic is better than addressing dental concerns in an emergency department.
12:58pm
Forward Wisconsin. Launches petition in support of Medicaid expansion.
12:54pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Wait - Mayfair Mall is worth what?!
12:53pm
Rep. Snyder, Sen. Petrowski. Legislation authored by Rep. Snyder, Sen. Petrowski adopted by JFC.
10:07am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Budget Bulletin I.
9:41am
MacIver Institute. It's still working, Wisconsin! Good fiscal news another reminder that lowering taxes creates economic growth.
8:49am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Joint Finance Committee approves creation of Rural Dental Student Scholarship Program.
8:48am
Rep. Nygren. Marinette Marine workforce training grant passes budget committee.
4:41am
Wisconsin Personal Care Association. Joint Finance Committee invests in personal care training.
4:30am
Rep. Rohrkaste. The truth: Republicans are the ones delivering on state workforce needs.
4:28am
Sen. Feyen. JFC approves additional $3 million in CTE grant funding.
4:27am
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association. Finance Committee: Island cable repair stays in budget.
4:19am
Marquette University. Statement regarding the action by the Joint Committee on Finance to create a Marquette University Rural Dental Student Scholarship Program and making an appropriation.
4:18am
Rep. Dittrich. Updated LFB estimates show increased revenue gain.

1:51pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. State official says bipartisan support key for UWEC science building project.
9:48am
WUWM. Evers' education funding plan faces uphill battle in Joint Finance Committee.
4:10am
KPVI. Wisconsin Republicans on budget: The answer to every problem can't be more money.
4:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Technical College System on track to get $25 million boost.
3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican lawmakers add funds for tech schools, reject funds for financial aid. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

10:06am
Rep. Pronschinske Commemorating those who have given their life defending our freedom.
9:08am
LAB. Report 19-7: Unemployment Reserve Fund. Briefing Sheet.
4:46am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on death of Firefighter Mitchell Lundgaard and injured Appleton police officer.
4:21am
Rep. Macco. Honors Uncle Mike's bakery for winning "Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin" contest for their Sea Salt Caramel Pecan Kringle.

4:13am
WXPR. Bewley bill to end tax breaks for leaving corporations passes Senate.
4:00am
Kenosha News. Local officials seethe as Republicans block move on 'dark stores' loophole.
3:56am
USA Today. Abortion bills at nexus of national debate among states.
3:55am
WTMJ. Controversial abortion laws spark debate across the country.

State Agencies

3:33pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Milwaukee Athletic Club listed in National Register of Historic Places.
3:30pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. St. Mary of the Angels Church and Monastary listed in National Register of Historic Places.
3:29pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Bernard and Fern Schwartz House listed in National Register of Historic Places. 
11:35am
Wisconsin Lottery. Three Badger 5 jackpot winners.
11:08am
DOT. Annual "Click It or Ticket" seat belt campaign bgins Monday.

4:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Exact Sciences to return $61,000 in tax credits.

Economy/Business

9:57am
Politico. Trump asking farmers to make 'patriotic' sacrifices in his trade war.
4:09am
Newsweek. Wisconsin farmer tells Fox News suicides, bankruptcy rising in rural U.S. amid China trade war.
4:00am
Washington Post. The first round of China tariffs already stifled U.S. exports.
3:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin wineries becoming a major player in state's economy.
3:57am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Shrinking labor force helps push Wisconsin unemployment rate to record low.

Environment/Outdoors

9:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New survey data finds many Wisconsin fields treated with disputed herbicide.

Statewide

4:34am
Governing. How will governments spend their opioid settlements from drug companies?

Courts

1:53pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts six new cases.
4:26am
Rep. Hintz. AG Kaul files lawsuit to hold Purdue Pharma accountable for role in opioid crisis.

4:02am
Cap Times. Wisconsin files state lawsuit against Richard Sackler, two Purdue Pharma entities.

Local

12:57pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. The time EJ, Shaq and Sir Charles hung out in Enderis Park.
4:15am
Washington County. Charlie Daniels offers support to veterans trekking across Washington County.

3:49am
WISC. Four more city wells test positive for trace amounts of PFAS. WKOW.

Congress

2:32pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces bipartisan legislation to support job creation for America's veterans.
2:31pm
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Dairy cooperative welcomes end to tariffs on Canada, Mexico.
2:11pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Leads Wisconsin delegation letter to FCC on broadband mapping.
4:17am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on Burkina Faso terror attack.
4:16am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Holte meets with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence.

4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pence pushes for congressional support of Mexico-Canada deal while in Altoona.
3:54am
WQOW. Democratic response to Pence's Altoona visit.
3:53am
U.S. News & World Report. Pence plugs new trade deal in stop at Wisconsin factory.
3:52am
WKBT. Vice President Mike Pence visits Fort McCoy.

Politics

1:15pm
CNBC. Three states, including two big ones for the 2020 election, just set new lows for unemployment.

Thursday May 16, 2019

Governor

4:44am
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on executive Latino appointments.

Budget

3:41pm
Rep. Kitchens. JFC approves Washington Island motion.
3:24pm
WTCS President Foy. Statement on Joint Finance action.
2:22pm
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. Former Gov. Thompson: Wisconsin must undertake transportation reform.
2:03pm
WTCS President Foy. On Governor's commitment to technical colleges.
1:39pm
One Wisconsin Now. Double dose of disappointment for student loan borrowers from Joint Committee on Finance.
12:51pm
Rep. Allen. General transportation aid reform proposal repositions Wisconsin to better control spending. LRB-2911. White Paper.
12:35pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Republicans continue to dismantle the 'People's Budget."
11:45am
Sen. Johnson. Weekly Democratic radio address:  Democrats support Governor Evers clean drinking water initiatives.
11:43am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. State of Wisconsin: 5 smart things to do with your unexpected bonus.
11:34am
Sen. Fitzgerald, Rep. Jagler. Watertown's state representatives respond to false statement from Madison liberal.
10:57am
Rep. Macco. Dividends from 8 years of prudent leadership.
10:49am
Mlwaukee Ald. Lewis. Attack on Milwaukee continues - even with a new occupant of the governor's office.
4:55am
Rep. Vining. Condemns removal of lead service line replacement from budget.
4:48am
Rep. Neubauer. To support healthy families, support the Medicaid expansion.

11:26am
WKOW. Democratic lawmakers on board with Evers plan for surplus.
11:15am
The Press Times. Macco suggests one school district per county.
4:35am
WQOW. Lawmakers push for funding new UWEC Science Hall.
4:34am
WSAW. DOR secretary: Extra $753M for state budget could be less than projected.
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin to see $753M jump in tax collections.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin to take in $753 million more than estimated; lawmakers split on what to do with it.

Senate Floor Session

12:02pm
WMC. Thanks Republican legislators for stopping attempt to raise property taxes.
10:41am
Sen. Jacque. Correctional system safety proposal passes state Senate.

Assembly Floor Session

10:27am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Wisconsin State Assembly passes package of pro-life bills.

4:30am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Assembly OKs 'born alive' bill.

Legislative

4:04pm
Sen. Schachtner. And State Treasurer Godlewski highlight BCPL investment in Burnett County communities.
3:20pm
Rep. Haywood. Congratulates and welcomes Joaquin Altoro on appointment as Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Director.
1:24pm
Rep. Plumer. Announces evening listening session.
1:02pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Statement on Appleton shooting.
11:45am
Rep. Tusler. Statement on fatal Appleton shooting.
10:55am
Rep. Stuck. Statement on yesterday's shooting in Appleton.
10:45am
Sen. Roth. Statement on Appleton shooting.
10:44am
Rep. Stafsholt. Congratulates Mark Tyler on appointment to Tech College Board.

11:21am
U.S. News & World Report. APNewsBreak: Exact Sciences ID'd as company in WEDC audit.
4:56am
WSAW. Pharmacists could soon prescribe birth control; health officials have concerns.

State Agencies

4:04pm
DNR. Outdoor Report. 
2:02pm
Sens. Hansen, Bewley. It's about time: Purdue and the Sackler family will be held accountable for the death and destruction they've caused Wisconsin families thanks to AG Kaul and Governor Evers.
12:59pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin's April unemployment rate falls to record low 2.8 percent.
10:43am
AG Kaul. Announces Wisconsin, four other states, file lawsuits against Purdue Pharma.

2:12pm
NBC 15. Wisconsin unemployment rate drops to 2.8% in April.
12:57pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin to cover weight-loss surgery for state workers.
11:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin sues OxyContin maker Purdue for deceptive marketing, downplaying addiction risk.
11:07am
AP. 5 states announce new suits over prescription opioids.
4:49am
Wisconsin Agriculturist. New ag secretary listening, learning.
4:39am
Daily Reporter. After years of delay, construction under way on new veterans residence in King.
4:36am
Racine Journal Times. Dickert tapped to serve with the state Department of Revenue.
4:25am
Governing. Do tax breaks help or hurt a state's finances? New study digs deep.

Economy/Business

2:40pm
Chippewa Herald. Chippewa County sand mine owners forced to restructure debt.
12:52pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Northwestern Mutual's John Schlifske pushing to improve Milwaukee.
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin dairy groups warn continued trade tension with China will have lasting impact.
4:20am
Reuters. New Trump aid plan for U.S. farmers to rely on direct payments: sources.
4:19am
Politico. Trump readies up to $20B more in aid to rescue farmers from trade war.

Environment/Outdoors

4:21am
WAOW. Sheep attacked by wolves on north central Wisconsin farm.

Statewide

1:04pm
Laughlin Constable. Wins "Best in Show" plus eight other PRSA Paragon Awards.
10:39am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Renovating TIF.

2:00pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin, Illinois working on alternatives for expansion of Amtrak's Milwaukee to Chicago Hiawatha service.
4:21am
WXOW. Judge orders FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes.

Courts

9:00am
District IV Court of Appeals. Payday Loan Resolution v. DFI.

1:27pm
WAOW. Wis. Supreme Court reverses ruling on uniform addressing.
4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court's conservatives strike skeptical tone during lame-duck case arguments.
4:28am
WUWM. Wisconsin Supreme Court hears arguments in lame-duck lawsuit.
4:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Conservative justices signal skepticism of challenge to lame-duck laws.

Education

3:21pm
UW-Milwaukee. To award more than 3,600 degrees May 19.
2:28pm
UW System. UW-Whitewater chancellor finalist candidate Way withdraws.
12:34pm
UW-Madison. And Extension collaborate on Wisconsin's water quality. 
12:01pm
UW-Stout. Graphic design program ranked No. 1 among state public universities.
10:59am
UW-Extension. Wisconsin County Agent Association award recipients named.
10:40am
WTCS. Strong outcomes for Wisconsin's technical college grads.

Local

10:39am
MGE Shareholders for Clean Energy. Call on MGE for details in net zero goal.
10:35am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Anglers urged to drain livewells to help protect Wisconsin waters from invasives and disease.
4:43am
Milwaukee County Sup. Dimitrijevic. County health committee advances doula initiative.

4:37am
WTMJ. 'Wish-cycling' costing Milwaukee taxpayers $400,000.
4:36am
Urban Milwaukee. Recycling costs rise by $457,000 per year.
4:24am
Fox 11. Fox Valley: Significant drop in law enforcement applicants.
4:22am
NBC 26. Appleton firefighter killed in line of duty during shooting.
4:19am
Spectrum News. Research shows segregation causing cancer disparities for African Americans in Milwaukee.

Congress

2:43pm
WMC. Immigration reform key to solving Wisconsin, U.S. workforce shortages.
2:22pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Introduces bill to make log trucking safer.
4:44am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on violence in Gaza.

11:05am
CNBC. Trump's tariffs are equivalent to one of the largest tax increases in decades.
4:40am
Politico. 'Close to inconceivable': Trump's Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. House committee holds hearing on PFAS risks.
4:31am
WSAW. Wisconsin Senator's bill would ease burden on caregivers.
4:29am
The Hill. Senate Dems introduce election security bill requiring paper ballots.
4:16am
Politico. Trump's new NAFTA back from the dead.

Wednesday May 15, 2019

Governor

4:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers names executive director of state housing authority.

Budget

4:48pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Conservative fiscal policies lead to increased revenue projections.
4:44pm
Rep. Allen. Budget motion limits general transportation aid to spending on road construction and maintenance.
4:43pm
Rep. Hintz. Democrats clean up Republican debt mess.
4:40pm
Rep. Allen. Submits budget amendment limiting mass transit subsidies.
4:37pm
Sen. Smith, Rep. Emerson. Statement regarding UW-EC Science building project. Letter to JFC
3:58pm
Rep. Ramthun. New estimates show even greater revenues.
2:42pm
Rep. Rodriguez. Comments on new state revenue estimate.
1:50pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Wisconsin expected to see $150 million in on-going revenues.
1:29pm
Gov. Evers. Announces unprecedented state debt payment.
1:21pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on revenue projections.
1:15pm
Rep. Murphy. Statement on state revenue surplus.
12:32pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on state revenue projections.
12:31pm
LFB. May 15 revenue estimates.
10:24am
Reps. Petryk, James, Pronschinske, Quinn, Summerfield. Local legislators submit official state budget motion for UW-Eau Claire Science Hall repleacement.
9:59am
Rep. Wichgers. Applauds Joint Finance Committee vote on Naloxone reporting.
4:11am
Forward Wisconsin. Full house at the Waukesha strategy & action meeting.

1:59pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin budget gets $753M boost in tax collections.
7:36am
Appleton Post Crescent. Wisconsin special education squeezed by stagnant state, federal funding as class sizes rise.
4:09am
Juneau County Star-Times. Gov. Evers: I don't accept the fact that the Republican legislature decided to do their own budget.
3:55am
Chippewa Herald. Advocate: Lawmaker panel vote against homelessness plan 'like Giannis going to the slam dunk and missing it.'

Senate Floor Session

4:40pm
Sen. Hansen. Senate Republicans once again show their true colors by refusing to close Dark Stores loophole.
4:03pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Applauds unanimous passage of legislation to improve water quality and support economic development.
3:23pm
Dairy Business Association. Dairy group applauds bipartisan support for wtaer quality credit clearinghouse.
3:21pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Crime victims' rights amendment heads to voters.
3:19pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO Senate votes to end tax breaks for outsourcing.
2:40pm
Clean Wisconsin. Applauds unanimous passage of SB-91
2:32pm
Sen. Bewley. Legislature passes bill to end tax breaks for businesses that move jobs out of Wisconsin.
1:49pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Senate Republicans side with big-box stores over constituents.
1:47pm
Rep. Loudenbeck, Sen. Kooyenga. Bill heads to governor's desk.
1:43pm
WPC, GLTPA, ACFA, Trees for Tomorrow, Wood Industry Collaborative, WMC, WIEG, LSLA. Trade association coalition hails passage of legislative measures declaring May 2019 "Paper and Forestry Products Month."
1:37pm
Sen. Cowles. Pollution Prevention Partnerships unanimously supported by Senate.
1:28pm
Sen. Shilling. Senate GOP refuse to close the "Dark Store" loophole.
1:25pm
Rep. Kitchens. Applauds passage of pollution prevention bill.
1:24pm
Sen. Ringhand. Senate Republicans unanimously reject vote on Dark Store fix.
1:23pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Bipartisan victims' rights legislation passes state Senate, Assembly with overwhelming bipartisan support.
1:14pm
Sen. Feyen. Saving taxpayer money:
12:23pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Wisconsin Senate sends crime victims rights amendment to voters.
12:21pm
Sen. Stroebel. Opposes Marsy's Law.

2:03pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Legislature approves crime victims rights measure known as Marsy's Law.
1:35pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate confirms Wolfe as Elections leader.

Assembly Floor Session

4:51pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Supports bills that protect northern Wisconsin.
4:50pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Assembly Republicans vote to restrict access to health care.
4:49pm
Rep. Emerson. Republicans play politics with women's health.
4:47pm
Rep. Gundrum. Supports protections for the unborn.
4:42pm
Rep. Snyder. Honors mothers, votes to strengthen protections for children.
4:39pm
Rep. Magnafici. Votes in favor of addressing CNA shortage.
4:01pm
Rep. Katsma. Votes to protect life.
3:59pm
Rep. Macco. Assembly approves resolution commending native Green Bay resident and University of Virginiz Baskeball Coach Tony Bennett.
3:53pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. WI GOP plays political games with women's health.
3:27pm
Rep. Ramthun. Applauds Assembly for passing pro-life bills.
3:22pm
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Republicans jeopardize women's health care access.
2:38pm
Rep. Steineke. Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act approved by Assembly.
2:37pm
Rep. Petryk. Bill to address CNA shortage approved by Assembly.
2:34pm
Rep. Allen. Expungement reform passes Assembly; Rep. Allen lauds.
2:00pm
Rep. Subeck. Assembly discussion highlights need for CNA Pay Act.
1:53pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bill passes Assembly.
1:52pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. 'Fight Human Trafficking' bill passes the Assembly.
1:46pm
Rep. Schraa. Lupus awareness resolution passes.
1:18pm
Rep. Subeck. Resolution proclaiming May, 2019, and Jewish American Heritage Month passes state Assembly.
1:16pm
Rep. Oldenburg. Highlights economic impact of Mississippi River on Assembly floor.
12:04pm
Rep. Steineke. Jayme Closs named Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
12:03pm
One Wisconsin Institute. National wave legislators trying to take health care decisions away from women arrives in Wisconsin.
10:36am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Pass expungement reform now.

1:34pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly takes up abortion bills; Robin Vos backs rationale behind six-week abortion bans.

Legislative

5:21pm
Rep. Sargent. Removing barriers to safe & effective contraceptives. 
5:20pm
Rep. Myers. Introduces legislation aimed at banning pet stores from selling cats & dogs.
4:45pm
Rep. Hintz. Welcomes Rep. Tim McGuire to the state Assembly.
11:34am
Sen. Smith. Column: Knowledge is Power.
9:58am
Rep. Anderson. Wisconsin Republicans must put women's health first.
8:54am
Rep. Steineke. Applaud DOT's new Hwy 15 safety measures.

7:47am
WQOW. Wisconsin Senate to pass bill streamlining pollution credits system.
7:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Q&A: Wisconsin's "born-alive abortion" bill addresses rare circumstances.
4:06am
WQOW. Adoptive parents, local adoption agency talk about proposal to expedite adoption process.
4:02am
The Country Today. Farmers play key role in Wisconsin's water quality.
3:57am
WISC. Prohibiting 'lunch shaming': Bill aims to prevent student from being denied access to school meals.
3:54am
U.S. News & World Report. GOP bill would allow pharmacists to prescribe birth control.

State Agencies

3:24pm
DATCP. Election period opens for Wisconsin Ginseng Board.
3:18pm
DATCP. Wisconsin Potato Board election now underway.
1:20pm
DOR. John Dickert appointed State and Local Finance Division Administrator.
12:07pm
Wisconsin Lottery. All or Nothing top prize won in Reedsburg.
11:37am
DATCP Sec. Pfaff. Wisconsin dairy needs to expand its markets worldwide.
10:45am
RPW. ICYMI: Lt. Governor Barnes' taxpyaer funded security costs skyrocket.

4:04am
WJFW. Under veterans' watchful eye, state breaks ground on $80 million skilled facility at King Veterans Home.
3:59am
NBC 15. "I hope it's just a start:" warden addresses pay increase for correctional workers.
3:56am
WBAY. Timber engineers: Potawatomi Tower can be repaired.

Economy/Business

7:49am
WMC. VIDEO: Manufacturing & Agriculture Tax Credit a catalyst for new jobs and investment.

4:21am
LA Times. Trump tests the patience of this political allies in his approach to trade and tariffs.
4:08am
WISC. Madison manufacturer supports tariff on bicycle products from China.

Statewide

8:53am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Amy Olejniczak recognized as leader in public health by de Beaumont Foundation.

4:05am
WISC. Wisconsin ranks 11th on Best States list for second year in a row.
4:00am
WTMJ. Wisconsin has 60 one-star nursing home facilities.
3:54am
AP. Fewer babies as U.S. birth rate fails to rebound with economy.

Courts

1:57pm
Fox 6. Wisconsin Supreme Court conservatives attack lame-duck arguments.
4:07am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Supreme Court to take up 'guidance documents' Wednesday. What the heck are they?

Education

1:45pm
UW-Stout. Health Dunn Right to hold Community Health Coalition Conference.
1:17pm
UW-Madison. Jawless fish take a bite out of the blood-brain barrier.
12:33pm
UW-Stout. Brown receives April University Staff Appreciation Award.
12:10pm
UW-Stout. Recent graduate receives Early Career Educator honor.
11:35am
UW-Milwaukee. Hosts move-out festival for students and surrounding community.
8:04am
Full Compass. Executives head to Washington D.C. to advocate for music education.

Local

4:02pm
City of Madison. Municipal Building restoration project earns state, national Project of the Year awards.
10:43am
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery. 2019 shipping season begins on a high note at Port of Green Bay.
8:56am
Kewaunee County. To host 23rd Annual Rural Safety Day.

Congress

4:46pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Signs onto bill forcing vote on legislation supporting Israel.
1:27pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Murray; Rep. Pocan. Introduce Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act to reduce bullying and harassment at colleges and universities across the country.
11:36am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins effort requiring states to secure elections.
9:57am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Ernst. Reintroduce bipartisan legislation to protect and expand rural broadband.

7:50am
Newsweek. Federal government breaks new record for spending money.
4:01am
WXOW. Pence coming to Eau Claire to tout trade agreement, visit troops at Fort McCoy.

Tuesday May 14, 2019

Governor

3:49pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Joaquin Altoro to serve as WHEDA Executive Director.
3:13pm
Gov. Evers, Sec.-designee Kolar. Break ground on new, state-of-the-art skilled nursing facility at King.

2:13pm
Fox 11. Ground broken for new nursing facility at King veterans home.

Budget

4:05pm
Rep. Shankland. No time to wait for clean water.
3:49pm
Rep. Plumer. Supports homelessness prevention funds in budget.
2:02pm
Rep. Steineke. Thanks budget committee for taking steps to end homelessness.
1:40pm
Sen. Jacque. Joint Finance Committee incorporates bill into budget.
1:32pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. GOP block efforts to protect drinking water.
1:14pm
One Wisconsin Now. Republicans refuse to allow votes on budget proposals to help people vote.
12:30pm
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. #1: All kids deserve a healthy start. Info Sheet.
9:47am
Wisconsin Building Trades Council. Joint Finance should reconsider the gutting of worker protections from the budget in light of broad public support.  Survey. Memo.
8:56am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Fate of clean drinking water is in Joint Finance Committee vote.
4:32am
Medical College of Wisconsin. Joint Committee on Finance approves funds for Family Medicine Residencies.

2:33pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democratic senator: Northern third of state being shut out of the budget.
1:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Legislature's budget committee votes to spend $3.25 million to fight homelessness.
1:44pm
La Crosse Tribune. Budget panel OKs two of Tony Evers' clean-water proposals, bypasses his plan to replace lead water lines.
8:58am
WKOW. Budget panel to consider Evers clean water borrowing plan.
4:25am
Janesville Gazette. GOP lawmakers call governor's education funding increase unrealistic.

Legislative

4:14pm
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Aging Advocacy Day draws more than 300 Wisconsinites.
3:16pm
Rep. Dittrich. Named Chair of Speaker's Task Force on Adoption.
2:11pm
Sen. Wanggaard, Rep. Spiros. Legislators introduce legislation to "Back the Badges' Families."
2:08pm
Rep. Kitchens. Proposing birth control access bill.
12:27pm
Midwestern Legislative Conference. State Rep. Robert Wittke awarded fellowship to attend Midwestern leadership institute.
9:13am
LRB. Data breaches: Risk, recovery, and regulation.
9:12am
LRB. An Advocate for Rural Wisconsin: Representative Edward Brooks Reflects.
9:09am
Speaker Vos. Announces new Task Force on Adoption.
4:38am
Rep. Felzkowski. Celebrates Fab Lab Day in Merrill.

2:15pm
WKOW. Adoption task force created to examine adoption process, timeline.
1:42pm
WTMJ. First-time OWI offenders would get second chance at clean record under new Wisconsin proposal.
3:59am
WKOW. Bill to change how Wisconsin handles in-state adoptions.

State Agencies

3:17pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:29pm
DWD. Holds worker misclassification roundtable at Building Services Incorporated in Waukesha.
12:08pm
DOR. Collections, April FY2019.
10:17am
ETF. WRS investment performance.
9:42am
DATCP. Cooperative agreement with FDA strengthens Wisconsin's response to food safety emergencies.

2:30pm
NBC 15. Security for Wisconsin lieutenant governor increases.
8:57am
La Crosse Tribune. Brad Pfaff remains optimistic about Wisconsin's ag economy.
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Software company Vitech seeks millions from State of Wisconsin.
4:05am
WFRV. AG Kaul joins 44-state coalition in lawsuit against generic drug manufacturers.

Economy/Business

1:36pm
AP. Escalating trade war causing anxiety in America's heartland.
10:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmers brace for additional Chinese tariffs on U.S. products.
4:35am
Reuters. Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war.
4:17am
The Hill. EU prepping response to possible Trump auto tariffs: official.
4:16am
AP. U.S. targets $300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes.
4:15am
CNBC. China's new tariffs are hitting U.S. farmers at 'every single angle,' economist says.
4:14am
AP. U.S. farmers who sell to China feel pain of Beijing's tariffs.
4:13am
WSAW. Trade war causing concern for central Wis. industries.
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump's trade assistant Peter Navarro defends tariffs as markets experienced one of their worst days of the year.
4:10am
Politico. Trump's China grudge match may be spinning out of control.
4:02am
WBAY. President Trump's trade adviser promotes Marinette Marine.
4:01am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Talgo bringing $139 million in rail car overhaul work to Milwaukee.
3:57am
WSAW. UPDATE: Flambeau River Papers notifies DWD about layoffs.

Statewide

10:48am
M-WERC, Great Plains Institute. New partnership focuses on transforming Wisconsin's energy future.
4:36am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Securing clean, abundant water for all communiities.

10:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin-based Democracy Fund aims to break political gridlock with election reforms.
8:46am
Governing. As the opioid crisis peaks, meth and cocaine deaths explode.
4:07am
U.S. News & World Report. More people dying in Wisconsin, but elderly living longer.

Courts

8:55am
District III Court of Appeals. Frank Hull v. John Glewwe.
8:55am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Christopher L. Gee.
8:54am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synposes May 2019.

Education

4:00pm
UW-Stout. Spring Move Out cuts waste, encourages reuse and recycling.

3:58am
WKBT. Retired teachers stepping back in the classroom helping education need.

Local

3:17pm
Midwest Renewable Energy Association. Grow Solar Milwaukee program returns in 2019.
3:12pm
MGE. Announces goal of net-zero carbon electricity by 2050.
1:31pm
Clean Wisconsin. Applauds Madison Gas & Electric for carbon reduction goal.
12:31pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Recognizes National Police Week.
10:46am
Racine Mayor Mason. And Hovde Properties announce partnership on Lake Avenue site.

4:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Care Wisconsin losing money as some Dane County providers end contracts.
4:03am
Racine Journal Times. Mount Pleasant renews contract for Foxconn project director.

Congress

3:14pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Announces May town hall meetings.
1:28pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps reintroduce bipartisan, bicameral bill to assist family caregivers.
9:45am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Reintroduces legislation to strengthen labor protections for public safety workers.

4:00am
WKBT. Ron Kind's bill to expand funding for target ranges signed into law.

Politics

4:06am
AP. Democrats in 2020 face challenge in Wisconsin: the economy.
4:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican Party struggles with debt from 2018 campaigns, internal report shows.

Monday May 13, 2019

Budget

3:49pm
Gov. Evers. Secures advantage for Wisconsin citizens applying for USDA's ReConnect Program.
2:29pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Special education investments are paramount.
1:18pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Small shared revenue increase dies in party-line vote.
4:28am
Rep. Allen. Proposes $2 million grant program for spinal cord injury research.

8:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin receives $61M for drinking water, wasteware improvements.
4:42am
WKOW. Increased aid to local governments axed from Evers' budget.

Legislative

2:35pm
Sen. Shilling. Authors bipartisan legislation to improve school bus safety. 
1:38pm
Rep. Steineke. Racine JROTC instructors to be named Assembly 'Hometown Heroes.'
1:38pm
Rep. Steineke. Milton veteran, activist to be named Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
11:05am
Sen. Kapenga. Waukesha area legislators introduce bill to lower water bills for ratepayers. 
11:04am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Bipartisan victims' rights legislation scheduled for final passage.

4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislation would pour millions into dairy research.
4:09am
Fox 11. Brown County Clerk: Selfies with ballot have consequences.
4:01am
WSAW. Brown County considers new juvenile offender facility.

State Agencies

12:32pm
Wisconsin Lottery. SuperCash and Badger 5 won in opposite corners of #WINsconsin.
8:10am
WEDC. 20 Wisconsin schools awarded Fab Labs Grants.
4:30am
DATCP. Abigail Martin selected as 72nd Alice in Dairyland.

7:58am
WAOW. State officials wipe out deer on Portage County farm.
4:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Historical Society museum seeks to 'wow'.
4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dairy Task Force 2.0 trying to match impact of late '80s effort.

Economy/Business

1:41pm
CNBC. From tequila to TV cameras - here is a list of U.S. goods China is targeting with a 25% tariff.
1:19pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Frac sand producer in Wisconsin faces bankruptcy as industry shifts.
12:09pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Haribo plans to make 132 million pounds of gummi candies annually in Wisconsin.
8:03am
CNBC. China is raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods starting June 1.
4:20am
Gray DC. China could target Wisconsin with trade retaliation says Georgetown University expert.
4:02am
Politico. Kudlow: 'Both sides will suffer' in U.S.-China trade war.

Environment/Outdoors

4:05am
Milwaukee Patch. Toxic PFAS chemical found in 6 Wisconsin water systems.

Statewide

1:16pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Hires Emma Shakeshaft as Equal Justice Works fellow.
12:01pm
TALK 92.7 FM The Devil's Advocates, Progressive Talk back on the Madison airwaves as TALK 92.7 FM.
10:03am
Forward Janesville. Releases 2019-20 state legislative agenda. Agenda.

4:37am
Wisconsin Watch. Wisconsin's new hemp industry blooms; will marijuana be far behind?
4:13am
Fox 6. Need child care? Investigation shows Wisconsin families struggle with shrinking options, higher cost.

Courts

12:11pm
WQOW. Assembly Speaker Vos fights redistricting deposition order.

Education

3:12pm
Marquette University. Receives $1 million gift to support first-generation scholarship.
1:36pm
UW-Madison. Using motorcycles and 55-cent payments, Uganda groups maps route to health care in remote villages.
12:03pm
UW-Stout. Student Association recommends $25.5 million rec renovation, addition.
9:59am
UW-Platteville. Holds 202nd commencement. 

Local

11:59am
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Naloxone-administration training has saved 88 lives in first two years of plan to fight opioids crisis.
10:04am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Henry Vilas Zoo invites public to celebrate Community Night and Catapalooza.
8:12am
MGE Sharehlders for Clean Energy. Renewable energy debate excluded from tomorrow's MGE annual meeting, community to vote instead.

12:07pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin tribe accused of embezzling could face $5.5M fines.
4:29am
DrydenWire. IGC issues Notice of Proposed Civil Fine to St. Croix Tribe.
4:25am
WISC. 'It's not right': Sauk County to be without addiction recovery center with Tellurian to close.

Politics

12:02pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Special interest groups spent $225M+ in 10 years on state elections.

12:28pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republican Party maxed out credit card, racked up $600 in monthly interest as it tried to save Scott Walker. 
8:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans head for course correction at Oshkosh convention.
4:16am
U.S. News & World Report. Suddenly starless Wisconsin GOP plots rebuild for 2020.
4:12am
New York Times. Trump has a strong economy to proclaim.  In Wisconsin, it just might work.
4:04am
AP. AP FACT CHECK: Trump, his baby 'executions' and the reality.

Friday May 10, 2019

Governor

8:36am
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to be flown at half-staff as a mark of respect for peace officers who have given their lives in the line of duty.

4:18am
Fox 11. Governor Evers orders flags to be flown at half-staff.
4:14am
WTMJ. As schools address mental health crisis, Gov. Tony Evers wants to expand programs.
4:13am
WISC. Gov. Evers declares Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.

Budget

6:11pm
Survival Coalition. Disappointed in the Joint Finance Committee's decision to remove the Medicaid expansion from the State Budget.
3:54pm
Kids Forward. Urges legislators to reconsider Medicaid expansion.
2:41pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin GOP unresponsive to voters.
2:30pm
Voces de la Frontera. Wisconsin must restore drive licenses & in-state tuition for immigrants through standalone legislation.
1:46pm
Wisconsin BPDD. Response to Joint Finance Committee vote.
1:13pm
One Wisconsin Now. No gifts for mothers as Republican Legislature undermines women's health in Wisconsin.
1:00pm
One Wisconsin Now. The choice for state Senators Testin and Feyen: Koch brothers and Republican Party bosses or a people's budget?
10:08am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. 212 roads to somewhere.
8:45am
Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions. Tourism professional to former Governor Walker: "Ignoring the transportation crisis for eight years was a bad idea."
8:38am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Disappointed with Joint Finance Committee vote.

4:48am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans votes to scrap Evers proposals.
4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers begin process of rejecting Gov. Tony Evers' budget.
4:35am
Chippewa Herald. GOP lawmakers scrap Tony Evers' plans to expand Medicaid, hike taxes, overhaul pot laws. WUWM. WISC
4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP vote on Affordable Care Act creates $1.4 billion gap between their plan and Gov. Tony Evers' budget.
4:16am
Green Bay Press Gazette. De Pere again asks lawmakers to close dark store loophole as debate resurfaces in Madison.

Legislative

3:53pm
Rep. Bowen. Releases letter to grant committee highlighting amendment for cost saving variances for alternatives to Lincoln Hills.
1:46pm
Rep. Sargent. WEDC audit is Deja Vu to Wisconsinites.
1:17pm
Rep. Fields. Bi-partisan Minority Teacher Loan Program expansion bill passes Assembly committee.
1:14pm
Rep. Macco. To hold constituent listening sessions on Monday, May 13 in De Pere, Glenmore and Green Bay.
11:03am
Rep. Pronschinske. What's happenig in the Capitol.
10:43am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit examines WEDC's operations.
10:09am
Sen. Marklein. Column: A matter of fairness.
9:31am
LAB. Report 19-6: Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. Briefing Sheet. Highlights.
8:39am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Senator Jacque misrepresents the truth.

2:38pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Latest WEDC audit finds gap between jobs pledged and jobs produced.
11:49am
La Crosse Tribune. Audit finds ongoing problems with WEDC, tax credits for jobs created in other states. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
10:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin could become first state to exempt waiters, other workers' tip income from taxes.
9:08am
WSAW. New bill hopes to address CNA shortages throughout the state.
4:32am
CBS 58. Wisconsin bill would make tips tax free.
4:28am
WISC. Wisconsin committee signs off on anti-abortion bills.
4:25am
WEAU. Taking a selfie with your ballot: Local students have mixed thoughts on bill.
4:24am
Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant Patch. Abortion 'reversal' bill introduced in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

4:51pm
DNR. Secretary announces leadership change.
3:25pm
DATCP. Don't let pests and diseases hitch a ride on firewood.
2:28pm
DATCP. Portage County deer farm depopulated due to CWD.
1:15pm
DATCP. Quarantine released for Bayfield County hunting ranch.
12:55pm
DMA. Wisconsin Army Guard artillery batallion back in U.S.
12:28pm
DHS. Launches campaign to get more Wisconsin children immunized.
10:54am
DWD Sec. Frostman. Visits northern Wisconsin, inspired by region's energy and resilience.
10:44am
DMA. Volk Field to host annual Northern Lightning exercise May 6-17.
8:35am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

11:46am
U.S. News & World Report. New Wisconsin attorney general shifts agency's priorities.
4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Neighbors challenge Wisconsin's first large-scale solar farm; PSC says conflict of interest charge is unfounded.

Economy/Business

12:57pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: For Wisconsin company, tariffs mean price hikes.
11:55am
The Hill. U.S.-China trade talks end without announcement of deal.
9:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Northern Wisconsin paper mill seeks buyer amid financial struggles.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Wisconsin income growth lagged national average.
4:33am
WSAW. Donaldson plant in Stevens Point lays off dozens, up to 200 more expected.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Job market is strong for this spring's college grads, career counselors say.
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wet weather delays planting for Wisconsin farms.
4:11am
CNBC. U.S. tariffs on China jump as deadline passes, China immediately says it will retaliate.

Statewide

3:28pm
Quarles & Brady. Former NGIC Chair Jonodev Chaudhuri joins in Washington D.C.
10:41am
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. More than 300 people rally to support aging network budget priorities.

9:05am
Cap Times. Final punishment: As Wisconsin National Guard officer Megan Plunkett took steps to leave the Guard after she said she was sexually assaulted three times, officials tried to revoke her benefits.

Courts

10:12am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Constitutional boundaries need enforcement.

Education

1:19pm
Edgewood College. New agreement expands Madison College, Edgewood College partnership.
12:54pm
Marquette University. President Michael R. Lovell to host "526 Pasta" Senior Week event.
11:51am
UW-Madison. Double dipping: Dual-action 'slippery' catheter fights bacteria.
10:55am
UW-Milwaukee. To award more than 3,600 degrees May 19.
9:00am
UW-Stout. Best of 2018-19: Students, groups earn Wood, leadership, co-op awards.

2:36pm
WUWM. $1.2 billion MPS budget maintains staffing, but school employees say it's not enough.

Local

9:36am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Agroforestry pilot project shows innovative approach to fight climate change and diversify crops.

4:43am
WJFW. Forest County focuses on broadband expansion.
4:42am
NBC 15. Opioid task force in Columbia Co. battles drug epidemic.
4:30am
WISN. 'It will come': Health officials warn of measles outbreak in Milwaukee.
4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. More than 11,000 children in Milwaukee are not vaccinated, creating risk for measles outbreak.

Congress

3:26pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Opposes Defense Department transfer of $1.5 billion to pay for President Trump's wall.
9:38am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Ahead of Mother's Day, rejoins effort to improve maternal health outcomes.

9:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tammy Baldwin introduces bill to hasten toxic chemical cleanup.
4:10am
AP. Scrap 'Obamacare'? Maybe not all, says Trump administration.

Politics

8:42am
Wikler for Democratic Party Chair. Wikler Martin Snodgrass campaign announces support of key Democratic Party leaders across state.

Thursday May 9, 2019

Governor

11:27am
Gov. Evers. Appoints Michael Basford to the Wisconsin Interagency Council on Homelessness.

Budget

4:32pm
Rep. Vining. Responds to GOP rejection of Medicaid expansion.
4:28pm
Gov. Evers. Statement on Joint Finance Committee action.
4:10pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Republicans scrap healthcare for thousands of Wisconsinites.
3:45pm
Sen. Schachtner. Republicans vote to oppose Medicaid expansion, dig $1.4 billion hole in proposed state budget.
3:34pm
Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association. Joint Committee on Finance removes the minimum markup repeal from the budget.
3:21pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Applauds Joint Finance Committee eliminating over $1 billion in Gov. Evers' tax hikes.
3:13pm
Rep. Hebl. Republicans strip crucial measures from Evers budget.
2:05pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Statement on eliminating Tony Evers' tax hikes.
1:59pm
ABC of Wisconsin. Thanks member of Joint Finance for state budget moves.
1:59pm
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Decries budget cuts to Medicaid expansion.
1:46pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Vos, Fitzgerald, Nygren & Darling: Wisconsin taxpayers to continue to pay for partisan gerrymandering.
1:44pm
School Choice Wisconsin. JFC budget motion restores parental options.
1:39pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Republicans reject $1.6 billion investment for Wisconsin.
12:40pm
Rep. Gruszynski. Republican rejection of $1.6 billion in federal Medicaid expansion funds is fiscally irresponsible and morally bankrupt.
12:39pm
Rep. Hintz. Republicans scrap the "People's Budget" in favor of the "Politician's Budget."
11:19am
MacIver Institute. Study suggesting Medicaid expansion could lower premiums raises more questions than answers.
10:26am
WMC. Wisconsin manufacturer: Manufacturing & Agriculture Tax Credit critical to economic growth.
9:27am
One Wisconsin Now. No appreciation for teachers from Republicans on Joint Committee on Finance.
8:14am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Wisconsin students deserve fairness.
8:06am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Urges support for JFC changes to budget.

4:18am
WKOW. Wisconsin Republicans to vote on killing Medicaid expansion.
4:18am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Legislature voting Thursday to scrap Evers' budget priorities.

Legislative

4:39pm
Sen. Jacque. Statement regarding his vote against SB-175 in committee.
4:11pm
Rep. August. Tourism strong in Wisconsin, reaching $21.6 billion.
3:18pm
Rep. Subeck. Republicans put health care access in jeopardy for women and families.
3:11pm
Rep. Novak. Water Quality Task Force holds hearing in Lancaster.
11:21am
State Senate Democratic Committee. Sen. Patrick Testin blocks protections for pre-existing conditions. 
4:48am
Rep. Sargent. Enough is enough - we need to do more to stop gun violence in our communities. LRB-3060.
4:47am
Sen. Marklein. Uninvied to Department of Corrections listening session at Boscobel prison.

4:29am
WTMJ. Former Lincoln Hills inmate wants new north side Milwaukee facility to open without delay.
4:28am
WAOW. Wisconsin lawmakers propose a new bill that could impact servers. WFRV.
4:23am
WKBT. In-state enrollment levels in UW system school dropping statewide.
4:21am
Beloit Daily News. One in 5 Rock County children not vaccinated against measles.

State Agencies

1:40pm
Wisconsin Step Therapy Coalition. Wisconsin step therapy legilslation passes Assembly Committee on Health - bill joins companion Senate legislation for expected vote by both houses soon.
11:25am
DMA. Wisconsin Guard to premiere Red Arrow documentary May 14 during Milwaukee Armed Forces Week. 
11:16am
DOC. Nursing Appreciation Week: Thank you to our DOC nursing staff!
10:28am
WEDC. Advanced Composit Products and Technology establishes operations in Wisconsin.

4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Xcel seeks to build new transmission line in northern Wisconsin.
4:13am
U.S. News & World Report. DNR: No buck-only counties for 2019 deer season.

Economy/Business

12:13pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Diversity' panel to focus on what works June 4 at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference.

4:46am
WJFW. Seeking to sell itself, Park Falls mill announce paper line closure, likely layoffs.
4:14am
AP. China vows retaliation if Trump raises tariffs.

Statewide

2:27pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Connect, create and contribute to Older Americans Month with these tooth tips.
2:00pm
WAFCA. Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.
9:24am
Natural Resources Development Association. ICYMI: Highlights the future of mining in Wisconsin.

8:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Karmenta Center nursing home in Madison closes amid statewide shutdowns.
4:26am
WAOW. Extinction rates are "unprecedented," according to Wisconsin and world experts.
4:20am
USA Today. CDC: 1.1 million more Americans lost health insurance coverage in 2018.

Courts

11:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Court interprester training planned for Wisconsin Rapids.

11:22am
Daily Reporter. Operators unions file suit over Act 10 provisions in wake of Janus ruling. 

Education

3:47pm
UW-Stout. Plastics engineering majors shine with naitonal award.
3:12pm
UW-Milwaukee. American Family Insurance sponsors innovation studio.
2:21pm
DPI. Four educators named Wisconsin Teachers of the Year.
1:42pm
UW-Stout. Meyer thankful for campus support during his years as chancellor.
12:31pm
UW-Madison. New professor brings precision data to the dairy barn.
11:37am
UW-Madison. Inflamed monkey guts produce Parkinson's-related proteins.
9:25am
UW-Stout. Professor publishes book on 1980s music and movie crossovers.

Local

3:22pm
Milwaukee Ald. Dodd. Milwaukee's priority should be fixing our crumbling roads before expanding streetcar routes.
4:31am
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Common Council approves policy of salary and wage incentives to encourage City employee residency.

4:30am
Fox 6. Common Council approves legislation to provide salary incentives to employees who live in Milwaukee.
4:25am
Kenosha News. County-Parkside land share raises concerns.
4:23am
Fox 11. Highway 23 expansion breaks ground, after decades of delay.
4:19am
WQOW. Narcan use expected to double this year in Eau Claire.

Congress

3:19pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan PFAS Accountability Act.
1:43pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Members of Congress introduce Improving Traning for School Food Service Workers Act.
1:41pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Named to Task Force on Financial Technology.

4:16am
WSAW. Wisconsin Senator's proposal would bring transparency to drug price increases.

Politics

4:36am
WISN. Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar: 'We can win Wisconsin.'

Wednesday May 8, 2019

Governor

12:12pm
Speaker Vos and other legislators. Letter to Gov. Evers, DOC Sec. Carr regarding Critical Vacancy Rate Add-On Pilot Program.

2:25pm
WISC. GOP sends letter complaining about temporary raises at 6 state prisons.
2:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans back pay increases for corrections officers.
4:34am
NBC 15. Outdoor recreation the driving force for tourism in Wisconsin.
4:32am
WKBT. Gov. Evers proclaims this week "Drinking Water Week."
4:29am
WQOW. Gov. Evers highlights Wisconsin tourism, economy during Eau Claire stop.
4:28am
La Crosse Tribune. The higher education governor: UW-L students honor Evers for supporting state's colleges.

Budget

4:32pm
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals. Statement on new report indicating Medicaid expansion would save lives, help treat opioid addiction crisis.
4:15pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Report: Medicaid expansion removes critical financial barriers to treating opioid addiction.
2:49pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Governor Evers' budget: What you need to know.
2:09pm
Rep. Vining. Column: GOP prefers the special interest budget, not the people's budget.
1:11pm
Kids Forward. Opposes sweeping deletion of fiscal items from budget.
12:46pm
One Wisconsin Now.  Republican-controlled state budget committee poised to blow hole in budget, sink hopes for reforms.
8:18am
WMC. Encourages JFC members to remove specific items from state budget proposal.
5:02am
Forward Wisconsin. Launches statewide.

12:15pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Medicaid expansion would make opioid addiction treatment more affordable.
4:36am
Waupaca County News. Clintonville seeks state's help with city finances.
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ray Cross: UW System is delivering more graduates, deserves strong support.
4:35am
WXPR. Sec. Frostman says budget sets priorities for workforce.
4:33am
WJFW. Evers to 'work hard' to expand Medicaid in Wisconsin while Republicans look to block it.
4:26am
Milton Courier. Evers' budget proposes Rock County Medicaid increases, legislative changes expected.

Legislative

4:59pm
Rep. Ballweg. Announces May Suicide Prevention Task Force meeting.
3:18pm
Sen. Feyen. Celebrates Highway 23 expansion groundbreaking.
2:53pm
Wisconsin Catholic Conference. Testifies in support of pro-life legislation.
11:34am
Sen. Smith. Column: Valuing our voices.
5:03am
Kids Forward. Opposes eroding access to reproductive health care.

2:02pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Wisconsin lawmakers propose bill to increase the rural dental workforce.
11:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Assembly plans vote on victims amendment. 
4:38am
Wisconsin State Farmer. Hub of innovation for dairy proposed by legislators.
4:28am
WKOW. Five anti-abortion bills get public hearing, Gov. Evers not on board.
4:22am
WAOW. Wisconsin lawmakers trying to keep roadside volunteers safe.

State Agencies

2:53pm
DOC. Teacher Appreciation Week: Thank you to Department of Corrections teachers!
1:11pm
OCI. Administrative Actions April 2019.
12:10pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Named finalist for presitigious award.
11:35am
DATCP Sec. Pfaff. Research and innovation key to Wisconsin dairy's future.
11:32am
DOJ. Bipartisan coalition of 38 AGs urge Congress to pass legislation allowing marijuana-related business to access the banking system.
10:17am
DOJ. Woodruff man pleads guilty for aiding in murder of Lac du Flambeau man.
8:56am
WEDC. Three companies win 2019 Governor's Export Achievement Awards.

4:23am
NBC 26. Wisconsin Attorney General discusses issue of human trafficking in the state.

Economy/Business

2:19pm
The Hill. White House files notice to raise tariffs on China.
12:04pm
Reuters. Walmart raises U.S. tobacco purchase age to 21 starting in July.

Statewide

10:35am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Bankers prove the power of community in April.
4:41am
Wisconsin Society of Acupuncturists. At the Capitol May 8.

7:50am
Cap Times. 'The four horsemen': Wisconsin National Guard's own investigation describes a culture of sexual misconduct, cites four men who 'preyed' on female soldiers. 
4:39am
CBS 58. Special Report: Could sports betting become legal in Wisconsin?
4:21am
WXOW. U.S. raises forecast for summer gasoline prices.

Education

4:52pm
DPI. Erin McCarthy named 2020 Middle School Teacher of the Year.
4:34pm
Rep. Taylor. Statement on the resignation of MMSD Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham.
2:56pm
Medical College of Wisconsin. Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH, named director of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment and Senior Associate Dean at the School of Medicine. 
1:10pm
UW-Stout. Athletes honored in alternative commencement ceremony.
12:30pm
UW-Madison. Microbiology capstone course plumbs life's mysteries in the deep ocean.
11:37am
Madison Teachers Inc. Responds to Supt. Cheatham's resignation.
11:36am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Statement on Madison School District Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham.
10:20am
DPI. Chad Sperzel-Wuchterl named 2020 High School Teacher of the Year.
10:19am
Edgewood College. Pribbenow named to CIC leadership program.

4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Amid national measles outbreak, UW-Madison weighs requiring vaccinations.
4:40am
WKBT. News 8 Investigates: Finding solutions for Wisconsin's teacher shortage.

Local

7:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County Transit planning to cut service by 10 percent.
4:30am
WEAU. Heroin arrest testament to growing overdose trend in Eau Claire County.
4:20am
Fox 6. Common Council meeting interrupted by group carrying 'unfiltered fresh H2O' from lead lateral.

Congress

4:33pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan legislation to undo tax hike on Gold Star families.
4:16pm
U.S. Reps. Steil, Schneider. Release joint statement on Waukegan explosion.
10:18am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps reintroduce legislation to combat the opioid and subtances use epidemic.
4:42am
U.S. Rep. Steil. USMCA will help Wisconsin farmers.

12:18pm
The Hill. Sen. King, Rep. Gallagher to chair bipartisan commission with mission to defend the U.S. in cyberspace.
4:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Lawmakers seek update of Great Lakes disaster maps.

Politics

5:05am
Baraboo News Republic. Historic spending in 17th Senate race propelled Marklein's retention of key GOP seat.
4:31am
Cap Times. 'Right in the pivot point': Pundits say Wisconsin will be pivotal in 2020 election.

Tuesday May 7, 2019

Governor

3:17pm
Reps. Fields, Knodl. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding the location of Type 1 juvenile corrections facility. 
9:27am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding Parole Commission.

4:22am
WSAW. Gov. Evers celebrates Wisconsin's tourism economic impact. WJFW.
4:22am
WISC. Granting second chances: Gov. Evers plans to restore pardons in Wisconsin, giving hope to offenders.

Budget

3:20pm
Sen. Hansen. Governor Evers' MA expansion would provide $92 million in new health care funding for Brown, Marinette and Oconto counties.  DHS Fact Sheet - Oconto, DHS Fact Sheet - Brown. DHS Fact Sheet - Marinette.
3:13pm
OCI. Insurance Commissioner says Medicaid expansion lowers insurance premiums on individual market.
1:58pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Praises Governor Evers' Health Women, Healthy Babies initiative.
9:25am
Rep. Considine. The People's Budget - and you - are being ignored.
9:19am
Rep. Anderson. Support Governor Evers' Health Women, Healthy Babies initiative.
4:36am
Survival Coalition. Joint Finance Committee proposal to remove Medicaid expansion jeopardizes critical investments for disability, older adult, caregiver communities.

1:44pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Medicaid expansion could lower individual market premiums, study suggests.
9:30am
Cap Times. Reps. Chris Taylor and Even Goyke: Demand Republicans restore Medicaid expansion to state budget.

Legislative

4:35pm
Rep. Ballweg. Selected as member of CSG National Task Force Subcommittee.
3:34pm
Rep. Steineke. Testifies for Born Alive Abortion Survivor legislation.
3:15pm
Rep. Allen. Proposes tax relief for individuals and families struggling with rare disease.
2:38pm
Rep. Dittrich. Takes a stand for life.
1:07pm
Wisconsin Step Therapy Coalition. Wisconsin step therapy legislation passes Senate Health and Human Services Committee - headed to full Senate soon.
10:16am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Republican lawmakers put politics ahead of health care.
9:24am
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Republicans miss the mark on women's health.
9:23am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Wisconsin Republicans must stop playing games with women's health.

2:28pm
WISC. GOP lawmakers vow to 'protect life' with born-alive abortion bill; Democrats say bill is unnecessary. 
11:59am
WDIO. Bill would allow Wisconsin voters to take selfies with ballot.
11:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Senate committee votes to confirm Wisconsin elections head.
10:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly to vote on abortion bill next week that Gov. Tony Evers has pledged to veto.
4:18am
WISC. GOP lawmaker aims to block vaccine waiver bill: 'This is a choice that should be made by a parent.'
4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Facilities to replace Lincoln Hills prison expected to cost far more than original estimates.
4:14am
Chippewa Herald. Audit: UW tuition revenue grew $366M over 9 years as nonresident enrollment surged.
4:10am
WTMJ. Lawmakers propose making cash tips tax free.
4:07am
WISC. As volunteer fire, EMS departments struggle with recruitment, lawmakers propose new bill to help.

State Agencies

4:19pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. State Trust Fund loans totaling nearly $8 million approved.
1:59pm
DATCP. Pfaff leading trade mission to Mexico's largest annual dairy conference.
1:57pm
DNR. Weekly news.
11:17am
Wisconsin Lottery. Badger 5 jackpot won in Racine.

4:40am
DOC Sec.-designee Carr, DCF Sec.-designee Amundson. Statement following today's Juvenile Justice Grant Committee meeting.
4:09am
WKOW. DIGGING DEEPER: Deadly apartment fire ignites "sprinkler rule" debate.

Economy/Business

4:35am
Fox 6. State approves plan for 'footings and foundations' for Foxconn factory in Mount Pleasant. Milwaukee Biz Times.
4:11am
USA Today. Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy. Reuters.

Statewide

3:59pm
Quarles & Brady. Madison office receives Seventh Circuit Bar Association 2019 Pro Bono Award.
3:39pm
Ascendium. Unveils updated philanthrophy blueprint.
3:29pm
Cap Times. Publishes major investigation on sexual misconduct in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.
2:35pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. High Tolerance: Wisconsin's Complicated Relationship with Alcohol. A two-week special series from Wisconsin Public Radio.
10:14am
Arts Wisconsin, League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Celebrate Creative Economy Week throughout Wisconsin May 11-19, 2019.
4:31am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Ensuring a safer future through training and education.

12:06pm
Cap Times. 'It was rape:' Wisconsin Army National Guard officer Megan Plunkett says she was retaliated against, disciplined for reporting sexual assaults.
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Medical College of Wisconsin looking at cancer disparities among African Americans.
4:11am
Governing. Most police still don't carry the drug that reverses an opioid overdose.

Courts

4:45pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. SEIU, Local 1 v. Vos - order.
4:44pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. League of Women Voters of Wisconsin  v. Tony Evers - order.
4:43pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. League of Women Voters of Wisconsin v. Tony Evers - order.
10:17am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Submits amicus brief in lame-duck case.

1:03pm
U.S. News & World Report. Ex-Wisconsin district attorney lose another records fight.

Education

3:15pm
UW-Madison. Graduate programs train students for high-need professions in Wisconsin.
3:12pm
UW-Madison. Research team finds new ways to generate stem cells more efficiently.
2:15pm
UW-Extension. Results of a multi-year groundwater study will be presented at Chippewa County Board meeting.
12:20pm
UW-Stout. Health Dunn Right coalition logo created by UW-Stout student.
9:20am
UW-Stout. Graphics communications receives gifts in kind to keep program cutting edge.

Local

2:40pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Additional honors for Madison's cycling environment.
4:32am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. MCSO is seeking applicants for Correctional Officer positions.
4:30am
Racine Mayor Mason. $18M development of Gold Medal Lofts officially underway.
4:29am
Pantherics. Awarded STTR funding from the National Institutes of Health to advance asthma drug research.

9:28am
WUWM. Pollutants are abundant in waterways surrounding Milwaukee County.
4:15am
Baraboo News Republic. Second Baraboo drug addiction clinic will close in a year as Tellurian announces it will end service.
4:08am
WBAY. Brown County facing costly replacement of expiring Narcan doses.

Congress

12:00pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Hoeven. Introduce bipartisan legislation to bolster research on Chronic Wasting Disease.

2:07pm
The Hill. Economists quit Trump admin after their studies showed tariffs hurt U.S. farmers: report.
4:20am
Hudson Star Observer. Wolf debate howls in Hudson.
4:13am
The Hill. GOP senators push for probe of 'apparent leaks' in Russia investigation.

Politics

2:15pm
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. 2019 State Convention.

11:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Last man standing': Ron Johnson is left to lead Wisconsin GOP while contemplating future.

Monday May 6, 2019

Governor

4:33am
La Crosse Tribune. UW-La Crosse student says she's thrilled, honored to become a regent.

Budget

4:50pm
DOT Sec. Thompson. Now is the time to invest in our roads, economy and future.
3:22pm
Rep. Edming. Calls for second judge in Sawyer County.
2:52pm
WUA, WPPI Energy, WECA, Dairyland Power, Customers First Coalition. Maximizing the benefits of Volkswagen settlement funding in Wisconsin.
1:19pm
Sen. Darling. Statement on JFC Executive Session.

4:00pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Fiscal Bureau: GOP changes create $1.4 billion hole in Tony Evers' budget plan.
11:24am
WUWM. Tony Evers chats about Wisconsin's 'Year of clean drinking water.'
4:36am
WUWM. Medicaid expansion proposal faces hurdles in Wisconsin Legislature.
4:27am
WXPR. Bill is revived to fund arts programming in Wisconsin.
4:23am
Governing. State tax revenues are higher than ever, but good times may not last.

Legislative

4:48pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. And the Milwaukee County Division of Youth and Family Services call for transformative change to justice system.
3:29pm
Rep. Considine. Statement on correctional officer pay increase.
2:55pm
Rep. Kurtz, Sen. Testin. Launch proposal to increase rural WI's dental workforce.
12:00pm
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit examines UW financial management and operations.
11:17am
Rep. Ballweg. Leadership Scholarship winner.
10:32am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Rural scholarship proposal for dental students 'a great step forward' in helping rural Wisconsinites access oral health care.
10:25am
LAB. Report 19-5: University of Wisconsin System.  Briefing Sheet. Highlights.

1:56pm
WKOW. Audit: UW tuition revenue grew $366.6m over decade.
4:45am
WAOW. Bi-partisan support for Wisconsin paper.
4:37am
Racine Journal Times. Vos concerned about "cherry picking" correctional staff raises.
4:29am
Racine Journal Times. Evers cabinet, including Barca, still waiting for confirmation.
4:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP renews anti-abortion push.

State Agencies

2:37pm
Sierra Club. WEC Energy Group proposes barriers to clean energy.
12:18pm
DATCP. Herd-based veterinary diagnostic service available.
12:03pm
DOT. Issues new Medical College of Wisconsin license plate.
11:19am
DATCP. Gypsy moth survey gets underway soon in Wisconsin.
10:03am
DATCP. ACCP fee holiday to continue into 2020.
10:02am
DPI. Bawaajiekwe Andrea DeBungie named 2020 Special Services Teacher of the Year.
8:24am
DOC. Recognizes staff during Correctional Employees Week.

11:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin tourism industry generates $21.6 billion.

Economy/Business

2:53pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & employment update.

4:26am
WEAU. The cost of farming in 2019 forces Wisconsin farmers into new lifestyle.
4:22am
CNBC. China stays it's still preparing for U.S. trade talks - but won't give details after new Trump threats.

Statewide

1:20pm
PDPW. Travel to Holland + Germany with 2019 International Dairy Tour.
12:48pm
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Great Lakes water levels expected to set record highs.
8:41am
Dairy Business Association. To host annual Dairy Golf Classic.
8:24am
CART, Sierra Club, Wisconsin Youth Network. Ten Wisconsin artists collaborate on first of its kind tar sands oil pipeline exhibit.

2:57pm
AP. Great Lakes water levels surge, some record highs predicted.
7:45am
Marketwatch. Meet the man who helped create one of the best public pension plans in America.
4:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. After Supreme Court election, mixed fallout for LGBT community, social conservatives.
4:42am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Air National Guard exercise scheduled for next week.

Courts

3:24pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. League of Women Voters of Wisconsin v. Tony Evers - order.
2:32pm
Operating Engineers Local 139. Files lawsuit against state, Act 10 violates first amendment rights.

10:01am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Kaul sides with environmental groups over farm lawsuits.
4:31am
Fox 6. Robin Vos to appeal ruling allowing deposition over redistricting.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos must testify in Wisconsin's gerrymandering case, judges rule.

Education

1:06pm
UW-Stout. Graduate ready to move on, embrace new challenges.
12:53pm
UW-Stout. Sisters from Saudi Arabia graduate together in apparel design.
12:02pm
UW System. Chancellor finalist withdraws.
11:18am
Marquette University. And NO STUDIOS announce inaugural Emerging Filmmaker Fellowship recipients.
11:16am
UW-Platteville. To celebrate 202nd commencement.

7:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Decline in college-aged students continues.

Local

12:01pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County launches new website portal.
10:00am
Milwaukee Alds. Donovan, Borkowski. Mayor Barrett: Secure our neighborhoods, fix our streets, and enough with your damned streetcar.

4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee unveils new program to help reduce overdose deaths.
4:24am
La Crosse Tribune. Bills mount for city of La Crosse as Mississippi River flooding continues.

Congress

3:21pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Midwest food manufacturers, ag groups urge ratification of trade deal. Letter.
10:30am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce the American Cures Act and American Innovation Act.

Politics

12:51pm
RPW. ICYMI: Republicaqns need to wake up to Democrats judicial power grab.

4:35am
KPVI. After loosening of campaign finance laws, cash poured into race for Bewley senate seat.

Friday May 3, 2019

Budget

4:43pm
Rep. Hebl. Denounces Republican intention to gut Gov. Evers' budget.
3:21pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Our shared constituency.
12:00pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Applauds legislative leaders for rejecting Medicaid expansion.
9:33am
Rep. Bowen. Republican refusal to expand Medicaid in WI makes bad dollars & sense.

4:04am
Kenosha News. Evers remains steadfast in commitment to Medicaid expansion.

Legislative

2:37pm
Rep. Plumer. Holds budget listening sessions.
1:51pm
One Wisconsin Now. Outlawing all abortion and banning birth control: The radical agenda of state legislators pushing dangerous new restrictions on women's health care.
10:14am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Dairy Innovation Hub to address dairy crisis.
9:48am
LAB. Report 19-4: Adult Corrections Expenditures. Briefing Sheet. Highlights.
9:46am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit reviews adult corrections expenditures.
9:28am
Rep. Pronschinske. Listening to your concerns.

11:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Audit: Prison overtime hours jump 50 percent.
4:07am
Fox 6. CHW officials hope bill removing personal conviction exemptions allowing parents to opt out of vaccines will advance.

State Agencies

1:42pm
DMA. Annual SIMCOM exercise improves communications interoperability across first responder agencies, National Guard, and amateur radio operators.
11:52am
DOJ. Colby-Abbotsford police involved shooting.
11:03am
DATCP. Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant repicients announced.
9:34am
AG Kaul. Co-hosts northwestern Wisconsin law enforcement roundtable.

4:32am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin Attorney General visits Chippewa Valley to talk about drug disposal.
4:06am
WBAY. DOC gives correctional workers $5/hour add-on pay to address shortage.

Economy/Business

11:02am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Cielo's Sue Marks to receive 'Seize the Day' award June 4 at Entrepreneurs' Conference.

8:04am
Reuters. U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate falls to 3.6 percent.
4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Foxconn CEO held first meeting with Tony Evers Thursday. Fox 6. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:19am
CNBC. White House says Foxconn will invest further in Wisconsin, where its $10 billion plans are already in question. Reuters.
4:03am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Wages lag among region's fast-growing Hispanic workforce.

Statewide

4:05am
WFRV. Wisconsin's confusing law when it comes to underage drinking.
4:02am
AP. In 'lawless' world of service dogs, many families suffer.

Courts

11:21am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Dennis L. Schwind.
10:52am
DOJ. Federal court grants Wisconsin's withdrawal from case challenging WOTUS rule.

5:59pm
U.S. News & World Report. Judges will allow Vos deposition in redistricting case.
2:48pm
AP. Judges declare Ohio's congressional map unconstitutional.
4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 40 Trempealeau County landowners sue Hi-Crush frac sand mines.
4:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Kaul sides with conservation group in factory farms case. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

1:40pm
UW-Stout. Collections librarian receives library's Barnard Award.
1:35pm
UW-Madison. Industry-ready process makes plastics chemical from plant sugars.
11:04am
UW-Madison. Clinical trial begins to test universal vaccine against canine cancer.
9:29am
UW-Milwaukee. LIGO and Virgo detect second neutron star smash-up.

Local

9:32am
Door County Economic Development Corp. Loan funds help launch of new microbrewery in Egg Harbor.
9:30am
Kewaunee County. Two consecutive years, ranks second in the state for highest growth of direct visitor spending.
9:28am
City of Madison. Fight the bite: Take steps to prevent West Nile Virus.

4:23am
Appleton Post Crescent. 'It can be too much:' Outagamie County social workers burning out from increase in child welfare cases.
4:13am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee officials unveil spending plan to build streetcar extension, plan for future expansion.

Congress

1:55pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures win for Wisconsin business against unfair Vietnamese trade practices.
1:43pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Holte provides comments at Gray Wolf Rule Meeting.
1:38pm
Wisconsin Environment. Statement on Congress voting for Climate Action Now Act: First climate bill in a decade to pass the U.S. House of Representatives.

4:02am
Politico. 'Quit thinking like a New Yorker': GOP smacks Trump on trade.
4:01am
The Hill. CBO: 7 million more uninsured after ObamaCare mandate repeal.

Thursday May 2, 2019

Governor

4:36am
WAOW. Wisconsin governor backs pro-vaccination bill. WKBT. 
4:33am
WBAY. Gov. signs law naming interchange for late lawmaker Mike Ellis.

Budget

4:30pm
Voces de la Frontera. Throuugh the budget or as standalone legislation, Wisconsin must restore drive licenses & in-state tuition for immigrants.
3:59pm
Rep. Hintz. Research shows Medicaid expansion lowers private insurance premiums, helps the economy.
2:37pm
Rep. Sargent. Out of touch GOP once again ignores the will of the people.
2:35pm
Rep. Emerson. Republicans celebrate turning down 1.6 billion in federal funding for Medicaid expansion.
2:32pm
WPMCA. Statement on LFB's memo identifying policy items in the budget.
1:36pm
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin Republicans refusing to help student loan borrowers, again.
1:25pm
Rep. Subeck. Evers's budget would increase health care funding by $208 million in Dane County.
1:22pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Republicans will kill Medicaid expansion.
1:16pm
Rep. Anderson. Republicans celebrate 52nd month of not expanding Medicaid by stripping it from the budget.
11:24am
Rep. Allen. Introduces budget motion requiring agencies to report fees.
10:58am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Wisconsin State Legislature Republicans should stop obstructing a federal investment in our BadgerCare program.
10:57am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Supports full Medicaid expansion under BadgerCare.
9:57am
Sen. Smith. Weekly Democratic radio address: Governor Evers' budget values Wisconsin workers.
9:54am
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on a Day Without Latinx and Immigrants.
5:08am
Voces de la Frontera. Thousands join Day Without Latinxs & immigrants strike to restore driver licenses for all in Wisconsin.
4:56am
Rep. Hintz. Evers' budget would increase health care funding in Winnebago County by $104M.

2:46pm
Fox 6. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he's open to legalizing medical marijuana.
1:21pm
WKOW. The latest: Vos accuses Evers of 'empty rhetoric.'
1:19pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Amid GOP opposition, Tony Evers says he'll 'fight like hell' to expand Medicaid.
11:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers says he's not giving up on Obamacare expansion, slams Republicans over campaign fundraiser.
4:40am
U.S. News & World Report. GOP plans to kill Medicaid expansion, pot legalization.
4:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmakers to strip pillars of Tony Evers' budget: Medicaid expansion, tax hikes, pot reforms. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:35am
Fox 6. Immigrants, backers rally for 'driver's licenses for all' in Madison. NBC News. WSAW.
4:27am
WKOW. Roads expected to get worse if funding levels remain unchanged, DOT says.

Legislative

4:31pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on meeting with Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou.
2:50pm
Rep. Schraa. Responds to DOC pay raises.
2:36pm
Sen. Marklein. Disppointed in unfair treatment of Boscobel Prison.
11:59am
Wisconsin Medical Society. More than 300 physicians, medical students participate in Doctor Day 2019 at State Capitol.
11:29am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Announces next wave of grassroots lobbying efforts.
11:16am
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians. Participates in Doctor Day 2019.
11:02am
Rep. Tranel. Boscobel prison guards excluded from pay raise by Gov. Evers' DOC.
4:49am
Rep. Neubauer. Racine applies for a Federally Qualified Health Center.
4:48am
Speaker Vos. (Updated) Statement on passing of Dr. Robert Spitzer.

1:30pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. 170-year old Wisconsin abortion ban still on the books.
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP legislators propose UW Dairy Innovation Hub.
4:37am
WTMJ. Janesville mom against vaccines does not want Wisconsin to end personal choice waiver.

State Agencies

4:11pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
2:34pm
DOJ. State files notice of voluntary dismissal and motions to modify breifing schedule in two DNR cases before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
1:45pm
WHEDA. Receives 'AA' issuer credit rating from Standard & Poor's Global Ratings.
1:14pm
DOJ. Wisconsin fights opioid epidemic; collects more than 58,000 lbs. of unused medications.
11:20am
OCI. Bulletin: Recent ruling on Department of Labor assocation health plan rule.
11:08am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Seeking input on a new state history museum from all communities.
11:00am
DATCP. Comments invited on use of Sonalan HFP on potatoes.
10:01am
DOJ. Releases new data on crimes and sex offenses for 2018.

2:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers administration gives $5-an-hour raises to officers at six Wisconsin prisons.
4:22am
WiscNews. DNR declines to re-issue permit for controversial frac sand mine; case likely to be decided in court. Wisconsin Public Radio
4:21am
Waupaca County News. DOC head apologizes for how state announced youth prison.

Economy/Business

3:37pm
Racine County, Village of Mount Pleasant, RCEDC. Statement regarding meeting with Foconn Chairman Terry Gou.
11:56am
WEC Energy Group. Klappa, Fletcher cite milestones in financial performance, network reliability and generation reshaping at annual meeting.
9:55am
WMC. POLL: Wisconsin economic optimism wanes compared to last year.

4:47am
Nikkei Asian Review. Foxconn's Terry Gou assures Trump that Wisconsin plant is on track.
4:45am
Bloomberg. Foxconn struggles to put Wisconsin first.
4:28am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin's GDP growth last year was best since 2010.

Statewide

10:03am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Preparing for disasters: Build strong, build smart.

1:48pm
CNBC. Millennials are pouring into these smaller cities and buying homes.

Courts

4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws.

Education

1:25pm
UW-Stout. Research shows college students eat minimal fruits and vegetables.
1:24pm
UW-Madison. Stressed parents rely on junk food for kids.
10:59am
UW-Madison. Science goes to the comics at Saturday showcase.
10:02am
UW-Stout. Cadets to become Army officers at ROTC commissionings.

2:41pm
Fox 6. 'You become a target:' Wisconsin sports officials are blowing the whistle on harassment and assault.

Local

3:58pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. National Missing Children's Day is Saturday, May 25th.
1:13pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to award grant to Groundswell Conservancy for land purchase in Westport, will help preserve and restore Six Mile Creek and surrounding wetlands.
11:58am
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. More than 100 residents attend town hall meeting.
11:26am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. City of Madison and SSM Health: A commitment to south Madison food access.
11:23am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. And the Milwaukee County DHHS Behavioral Health Division recognize Mental Health Month.
9:58am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Proposed streetcar expansion expensive, ill-advised and premature.
9:56am
Dane County Cities & Villages Association. Elects 2019-20 Executive Committee.
4:57am
Racine Mayor Mason. City and partners announce collaborative effort to launch a Federally Qualified Health Clinic at Julian Thomas Elementary.

4:26am
WAOW. Methamphetamine continues to plague Central Wisconsin.

Congress

1:59pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Finds truth about conditions in urban schools.
1:15pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces bipartisan legislation to strengthen Buy America standards for small shipyards in Wisconsin.
11:57am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on H.R. 9.
5:01am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on Chabad of Poway Synagogue shooting.

3:41pm
The Hill. CBO projects deficits will add up to $12.7 trillion through 2029.
4:27am
Politico. Republicans turn on Mueller.
4:24am
WEAU. Lawmakers fight for funding to train child case workers how to spot abuse.

Politics

4:32am
Cap Times. Supreme upset: Last-ditch Republican effort leaves Wisconsin liberals in the dust - again.

Wednesday May 1, 2019

Governor

4:17pm
Gov. Evers. Announces staff appointments for governor's office in Milwaukee.
12:46pm
Gov. Evers. Signs bills relating to designating highway interchange, changes to motor vehicle licenses.
11:19am
Sen. Cowles. Mike Ellis' legacy honored with a memorial interchange.
11:14am
Sen. Cowles. DOT now has the tools to properly address fraudulent auto sales with new law.

4:40am
WTMJ. Wisconsin honors Sikhs at Oak Creek temple where 6 were killed in 2012.
4:07am
Spectrum News 1. Gov. Tony Evers calls President Trump's abortion comments during Wisconsin rally "horrific."
4:06am
WSAW. Local advocates commend Gov. Evers for signing measure removing term 'mental retardation.'
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers says he has clarity on Foxconn project.
4:03am
WTMJ. Gov. Evers declares April Sikh Awareness Month following deadly California shooting.

Budget

4:56pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Statement on budget process. Memo on budget procedures.
4:52pm
LFB. Non-fiscal policy items contained within the Governor's 2019-21 Budget Bill.
4:15pm
DOA. Letter to Joint Finance Co-Chairs regarding 2019-21 budget errata.
4:12pm
DOA. Letter to LFB Director Lang regarding 2019-21 budget errata.
3:24pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Town hall participants in Beloit voice support for Medicaid expansion.
8:57am
Wisconsin Towns Association. MacIver's many transportation myths.
4:34am
DOT. Future of Wisconsin's infrastructure, economy at stake.

11:32am
Lodi Enterprise. City of Lodi supports Wisconsin budget proposals.
11:30am
Wausau Daily Herald. 'It's a disaster': Business 51 near Schofield so bad it's blowing out tires, bending rims.
4:56am
WKBT. Local legislators discuss Medicaid expansion in Viroqua.
4:34am
Janesville Gazette. Evers' budget would increase health care funding in Rock County by $64 million, state numbers show.
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Day Without Latinxs' rally to draw thousands to Capitol in favor of immigrant driver permits.
4:09am
Badger Herald. State representatives discuss impacts of Wisconsin budget on UW students.
4:01am
WISC. Governor says he doesn't expect pot decriminalization to pass.

Legislative

3:26pm
Rep. Hebl. Reintroduces bill to protect workers from unfair scheduling practices. 
2:46pm
Sen. Shilling. Viroqua Town Hall attendees express support for Medicaid expansion.
2:44pm
Sen. Marklein, Rep. Tranel. Introduce Dairy Innovation Hub legislation to address dairy crisis.
1:42pm
Sen. Shilling. Celebrates International Workers Day.
1:41pm
Reps. Kolste, Mursau; Sens. Risser, Jacque. Bi-partisan group of legislators propose updates to Wisconsin's clean indoor air law. LRB-2418.
1:28pm
Sens. Testin, Bernier; Reps. Kulp, Kurtz. Bill to improve farm safety passes Senate committee unanimously. 
1:27pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Public will weigh in on water quality at first task force hearing.
1:19pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on passing of Dr. Robert Spitzer.
11:28am
Rep. Subeck. During World Immunization Week, pledges support for eliminating personal conviction exemption for immunization. 
11:24am
Dairy Business Association. Wisconsin farm groups see Dairy Innovation Hub as vital to future. 
11:22am
Sen. Smith. Mental health is real health.
11:20am
Rep. Hintz. Welcomes Rep.-elect Tip McGuire to the Assembly Democratic Caucus.

4:02am
WKOW. Plan would create Dairy Innovation Hub on UW campuses.

State Agencies

4:18pm
DNR. A breath of fresh air: DNR celebrates Clean Air Month as Wisconsin's air quality continues to improve.
1:31pm
DOT. Reminds motorists to be watchful for Adopt-A-Highway crews.
1:29pm
AG Kaul. Urges Congress to fund legal services corporation.
11:18am
Wisconsin Lottery. Wisconsin kicks off participation in first POWERBALL millionaire of the year.
11:16am
DATCP. Nomination period open for WI Soybean Board.
11:16am
DATCP. Dairy farmers of WI board election under way.
11:12am
DATCP. Gypsy moth aerial spraying to begin in May.
8:58am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter May 2019.

Economy/Business

4:57am
Nikkei Asiain Review. Foxconn's Gou heads to U.S. to salvage Wisconsin tax breaks.
4:17am
CBS 58. Questions surround Foxconn CEO's White House visit.
4:16am
Milwaukee Biz Times. LifeCare Hospitals of Wisconsin in Waukesha to close.

Statewide

1:33pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Completes affiliation with Beaver Dam Community Hospitals.
11:26am
Cooperative Network. Wickman, Wedig new faces at Cooperative Network, Olson named communications director.
4:36am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Governor proclaims May as Building Safety Month.

4:15am
NBC 15. Local doctors weigh in on measles risk in Wisconsin.

Courts

11:15am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Sand mine owner and big GOP donor sued by neighbors.
4:39am
Justice Roggensack. Re-elected as chief justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
4:38am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Applauds Supreme Court ruling on appointees.

4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court sides with Republicans in dispute over Walker appointees. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:04am
WXOW. Roggensack re-elected as Wisconsin Supreme Court chief.
3:59am
WQOW. SCOTUS to decide Wisconsin case involving blood alcohol tests while unconscious.
3:58am
WSAW. Appellate judges affirm tribal casino lawsuit dismissal.

Education

4:20pm
Edgewood College. Hosts NAACP ACT-SO Awards.
1:30pm
Wisconsin Technical College System. Students named tech college ambassadors.

Local

3:23pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Statement on Paula Penebaker.
1:25pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County awards over $139,933 in grants to local arts organizations.
8:59am
Kewaunee County Emergency Management. Warns of "CodeRED' scam.

4:04am
WJFW. Mayor: 'End the witch-hunt' against Rhinelander council member amidst DOJ open meetings investigation.

Congress

3:23pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce legislation expanding access to Medicare.
1:34pm
U.S. Reps. Steil, Krishnamoorthi. Hold Middle Class Jobs Caucus roundtable on workforce development.
9:00am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces $3 million federal grant for Alzheimer's disease research in Wisconsin.
8:54am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Highlights priorities in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and related agencies FY2020 funding bill.

3:58am
Politico. Democrats threaten to block Trump's Mexico-Canada trade deal.

Politics

11:26am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence peddler of the month - WEC Energy Group.
9:08am
Bugenhagen for District II Court of Appeals. Announces run.

4:14am
Kenosha News. Voters tab former Barca aide to fill 64th Assembly District seat.

 

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