Friday June 30, 2017 - Updated 4:54pm

Governor

4:58am
Appleton Post-Crescent. State awards $13.8 million in lead pipe removal funds.

Budget

2:19pm
Sen. Shilling. GOP poised to miss state budget deadline.
12:32pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on transportation user fee.
10:37am
Sens. Nass, Craig, Lasee, Kapenga, Stroebel. Senators stand in opposition to new trucking taxes.

2:23pm
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: Senate leader says truck fee likely dead.
12:29pm
Janesville Gazette. More Wisconsin senators oppose truck fee for roads.
12:11pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP state senators come out against Wisconsin fee on heavy trucks.
8:40am
Duluth News Tribune. Truck fees a 'potential piece' of Wisconsin transportation budget deal.
6:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Leave craft brewers and wineries alone.
5:24am
WSAW. Wisconsin heavy truck fees spark controversy between politicians, truckers.
4:54am
Greenfield West Allis Now. Alcohol regulation: A drunken killer of free enterprise or sobering safeguard?

Legislative

4:52pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. To brave senators: Keep on trucking!
2:21pm
West Allis Mayor Devine. Testifies in support of tax fairness.
1:28pm
Rep. Shankland. Awarded 2017 Wisconsin VFW Legislator of the Year.
12:18pm
Wauwatosa Mayor Ehley. Testimony to Ways and Means Committee.
12:15pm
West Bend Mayor Sadownikow. Testimony to Assembly Committee Ways and Means.
12:14pm
Sen. Cowles. GLRI is vital in the fight against an Asian carp invasion.
8:43am
Monona Police Chief Ostrenga. Testimony on Dark Store hearing.
5:34am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Card skimmer bill aimed at stopping gas pump scam.

8:45am
WFRV. Wisconsin state lawmakers fight back against Dark Store loophole.
4:58am
WKOW. Wisconsin winery owners voice support for new proposed bill that would extend winery sales until midnight.
4:45am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Law enforcement lauds proposed changes to sex offender policy.
4:45am
Chippewa Herald. Bernier to wait for court decision.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Businesses, government officials clash over 'Dark Stores' proposal.

State Agencies

4:54pm
DHS. Electronic health records system to enhance quality of care at state facilities.
2:16pm
DNR. Storm damage causes trail closures in southern Wisconsin.
12:25pm
One Wisconsin Now. Calls on Gov. Scott Walker to protect Wisconsin voters' privacy from Donald Trump.
12:24pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Statement on federal request for Wisconsin voter information.
10:46am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Letter to WEC Administrator Haas about voter data.
10:41am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Muscoda.

2:26pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin will comply with some of Trump commission's demands for state voter data.
11:09am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin elections panel hasn't discussed voter request yet.
5:21am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin DOJ warns about tobacco settlement online scam.
5:13am
WISC. DATCP: Consumers beware of scam Amazon emails making rounds.
4:59am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Winnebago Mental Health Institute addition gets State Building Commission approval.
4:51am
Duluth News Tribune. Northern Wisconsin tribe withholding casino revenue from state.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No more cliff jumping at popular Pewits Nest near Wisconsin Dells because of safety concerns.

Environment/Outdoors

4:46am
Beloit Daily News. Search of Chicago waterway turns up no Asian carp so far.

Statewide

10:48am
AARP. Senate health care bill would slam older adults with much higher costs.
5:33am
Laughlin Constable. Appoints Naidl Managing Director of Public Relations.

Courts

8:30am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. The Segregated Account of Ambac Assurance Corporation v. Countrywide Home Loans.
8:29am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Tracie L. Flug v. LIRC.

4:51am
Fox 6. Constitutional controversy: Why sex offenders suing southeast Wisconsin cities.

Education

4:53pm
UW-Madison. Scientists converge to study ozone, an atmospheric mystery near Lake Michigan.
10:01am
DPI. July 1 general aid estimate released. Summary.

Local

2:18pm
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District. Pumping Station 15 project takes community, conservation goals into account with new public restrooms, AIS boat wash station and bike repair area.

Congress

5:32am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Protects Americans by supporting immigration bills.

4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson open to keeping some Obamacare taxes.
4:47am
Bloomberg. House votes to end some federal funds for 'sanctuary' cities.

Politics

10:40am
RPW. What they're saying: Washington special interests defending Senator Baldwin scandals.

6:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Potential Tammy Baldwin challenger and millionaire Eric Hovde paid no 2015 state income tax.

Thursday June 29, 2017

Governor

9:56am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Veteran-Owned Businesses Win in Wisconsin.

5:03am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Scott Walker salutes La Crosse vet-owned businesses, unveils logo.

Budget

3:54pm
Various Organizations. Memo in opposition to the Ton Per Mile (TPM) tax.
1:16pm
Sen. Nass. Potential trucking tax - a $250 million hit on consumers and small businesses!
11:10am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Slams Assembly proposal to assess new trucking fees.
10:01am
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. The East-West corridor is a prmary route to critically important medical centers.

12:58pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Heavy truck fee might haul stalled Wisconsin state budget to destination.
9:22am
Janesville Gazette. Assembly Speaker Vos says truck fee could bridge budget deal.
4:59am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin Republicans optimistic about reaching budget deal.
4:58am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Senate GOP reviewing entire budget.
4:47am
WQOW. Local breweries, wineries worry over potential last-minute regulations.

Legislative

4:40pm
City of Janesville. Testifies in support of tax fairness.
4:08pm
WMC. Testifies in opposition to so-called "Dark Store" legislation.
3:48pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. County officials advocate for property tax fairness today in Madison.
3:46pm
Rep. Hintz. Testifies in favor of Dark Store legislation.
3:08pm
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Support for AB-387.
3:07pm
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Support for AB-386
2:16pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Commends legislators for reining in lottery "advertising" budget.
2:07pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Testimony regarding AB-386, AB-387.
1:15pm
Sheboygan Mayor Vandersteen. Testifying in support of tax fairness.
12:53pm
Lake Geneva City Administrator Oborn. Testimony on closing the Dark Store loophole.
12:49pm
Oshkosh Mayor Cummings. Testimony on AB-386, AB-387.
12:19pm
Speaker Vos; Reps. Kuglitsch, Hutton, Brandtjen, Kooyenga. Assembly Republicans ask DHS to reconsider dental grant to help disabled. Letter.
12:03pm
Rep. Hutton. Comments on Milwaukee Anti-Violence Town Hall.
11:31am
Sun Prairie Mayor Esser. Testimony on Dark Store and Walgreen's property valuation.
10:38am
Sen. Shilling. Weekly Democratic radio address: Protect Access to Healthcare.
10:28am
Waukesha Mayor Reilly. Testimony in support of AB-386, AB-387
8:28am
Sen. Carpenter. What's good for the goose is good for the gander - introduces bill requring elected official's health coverage to not exceed the minimum allowed by TrumpCare.
5:37am
Rep. Rodriguez. Appointed to Speaker's Task Force on Foster Care.

2:14pm
Washington County Insider. West Bend mayor testifies in Madison on "DarkStore" loophole.
9:16am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate winery bill gets a public hearing.
4:57am
Kenosha News. Wirch calls for end to manufacturing tax credit.

State Agencies

3:56pm
DOJ. Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) investigation leads to sex trafficking indictment in Dane County.
3:42pm
LeadingAge Wisconsin. Comments on Assisted Living Coalition's national recognition.
3:39pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of July 3.
2:15pm
Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group, Wisconsin Paper Council. Applauds PSC innovative tariff decisions.
2:13pm
DWD. Announces open application for Wisconsin Fast Forward training grants.
1:17pm
DHS. Wisconsin coalition receives national recognition in Better Government Competition.
11:20am
DATCP. Counties sought to host 2019 Alice in Dairyland finals.
9:53am
DATCP. Fake Amazon cancellation emails making the rounds.
9:53am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Team Wisconsin receives high honors at the National History Day Competition.
9:29am
AG Schimel. Reminds Wisconsinites to respect state & local laws and use caution over Independence Day weekend.
5:41am
DNR. And Pheasants Forever partner to fund Wisconsin position to bolster hunting, fishing populations.

5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Official: Wisconsin DNR remains committed to State Fair, but on smaller scale.
4:56am
WQOW. State building commission approves UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stout multimillion dollar projects.
4:54am
Milwaukee Business Journal. State Building Commission approves entrepreneurship center at UWM.
4:49am
Vernon Broadcaster. State officials, protesters head to Westby creamery.

Economy/Business

10:37am
W-WERC. Partners with Korean University DGIST.

5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. The last Oscar Mayer meats will roll down the line in Madison on Thursday.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Survey: Wisconsin bankers expect loan growth in improving economy.

Statewide

11:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmers celebrate move toward ending WOTUS rule.
4:53am
WTMJ. Illinois lotto players crossing state line amid budget impasse.

Courts

9:51am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court rules Appleton Schools violated open meetings law.
9:26am
District IV Court of Appeals. Federal National Mortgage Association v. Cory Thompson.
8:03am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Raymond L. Nieves.
8:02am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Appleton Area School District Board of Education

3:43pm
Fox 11. Oneida Seven Generations Corp. appealing lawsuit dismissal against Green Bay.
9:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court delivers open meetings ruling.
8:18am
Fox 11. Supreme Court: Appleton School Board violated open meetings law.
5:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Kenosha School Board to seek SCOTUS decision on bathroom rule.
5:18am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule in open meetings case.
4:51am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Wisconsin Oneidas challenge New York Oneidas' exclusive right to use trademarked names.
4:48am
NBC 15. Appeals court: No immediate release for Dassey.

Education

3:57pm
DPI. 2017 Youth Services Institute cohort announced.
2:12pm
UW-Stout. Students, professor, alumni part of staff during U.S. Open.
12:50pm
UW-Madison. Medical students join program to get more physicians into rural Wisconsin.
12:48pm
UW-Madison. Advisory board aids cancer treatment statewide.
12:06pm
UW-Madison. New summer course on "Hamilton" excites undergraduates, lifelong learners.
11:16am
UW-Stout. Leaders discuss the future of career and technical education.
10:27am
UW-Platteville. Represents at NASA-sponsored rocket launch competition.
10:26am
UW-Platteville. English Language Program provides customized experience.
10:24am
UW-Platteville. Officials mark Cheese Day.

Local

2:11pm
MKE Nutrition & Lead Task Force. Local aldermen delay review of resolution requiring Health Department to notify community of lead in water risks.
2:09pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Grand opening new Sugar River Wildlife Area trail.
12:05pm
La Crosse County. Public-private partnerships are helping keep La Crosse County green and clean.
11:18am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. What's in a name? An intentional shift.
10:00am
Milwaukee Ald Donovan. The scourge of out of control prostitution, drugs.
8:25am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Warns public of phone scam.

4:57am
Madison.com. Federal grant helps Sauk County combat heroin overdoses.
4:55am
WTMJ. Germantown police warn residents about Snapchat map feature.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Summerfest expected to generate $200M for Milwaukee.
4:49am
WXOW. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers extends public comment deadline.
4:47am
WISC. Tornado damages houses, topples trees in western Wisconsin.

Congress

3:45pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan group of senators aim to protect consumers.
3:09pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Reintroduces MOTION Act.
8:33am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Applauds committee passage of measure to modernize VA appeals process.

12:08pm
USA Today. Health care bill talks include leaving Obamacare taxes intact, key senator says.
5:58am
Bloomberg. GOP holdouts are blocking the health bill. Here's what they want.
5:57am
Reuters. Widespread uncertainty as U.S. travel ban start looms.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Protesters at Milwaukee Federal Courthouse object to Medicaid cuts.

Politics

4:26pm
DPW. GOPYachtSale.com updates: DC Leah joins a bidding war, Hovde paid $0 state taxes in 2015, Schneider bows out.
12:13pm
SWNews4u. Possible governor candidate not happy with state budget.

3:02pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Paul Soglin 'preparing' to run for governor and re-election as Madison mayor.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Most Wisconsinites favor keeping Affordable Care Act in latest Marquette Poll.

Wednesday June 28, 2017

Governor

4:30pm
Gov. Walker. Announces 35 municipalities to receive a total of $13.8 million to remove lead service lines.
2:50pm
Rep. Summerfield. Commends Building Commission for approving UW-Stout projects.
2:46pm
Gov. Walker. Building Commission approves projects.
2:46pm
UW-Stout. State approves threee building renovation projects on campus.

4:46am
WQOW. Gov. Walker visits state veteran-owned businesses. WBAY. WEAU.

Budget

4:40pm
WMC. Statement on rumored GOP transportation plan.
12:21pm
DPW. ICYMI: The Republican budget writing process is broken.
7:41am
Transportation Development Association. Access to highways consistently tops the list of factors corporate executives consider when looking to locate or expand a facility.

4:42pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State Senate leader: Heavy truck fee concept emerges in budget talks with Scott Walker, Assembly.
3:28pm
Cap Times. Tone of Wisconsin budget negotiations soften after 'a good night's sleep.'
3:14pm
Racine Journal Times. Wanggaard: I-94 compromise possible.
3:08pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers slipped language into state budget allowing UW leaders to come from outside academia.
3:04pm
Fox 11. Poll shows lack of support of higher taxes for roads.
12:31pm
Janesville Gazette. The Latest: Fitzgerald says budget talks 'back on track.'
8:55am
Janesville Gazette. Walker, lawmakers to meet as budget deal remains elusive.
5:07am
WXOW. Walker confident budget will be finished in mid-July.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State budget negotiations hit transportation spending roadblock.
4:49am
Cap Times. UW-Madison faculty calls for academic leadership of Tommy Thompson Center.
4:41am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly, Senate Republicans exchange jabs as budget progress stalls.

Legislative

5:03pm
WAFCA. Looks forward to Speaker's Task Force on Foster Care.
4:39pm
Rep. Allen. Budget Transparency Act will help prevent "un-leaked" proposals.
4:11pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Calls on key Senate committee to support Wisconsin wineries.
2:49pm
Voces de la Frontera. Immigrant families & supporters urge Gov. Walker & GOP to stop AB-190.
2:43pm
Rep. Ballweg. Appointed to Speaker's Task Force on Foster Care.
2:07pm
Rep. Novak. Named to Assembly Foster Care Task Force.
2:06pm
Speaker Vos. Creates Task Force on Foster Care.
2:03pm
Rep. Steineke. Applauds Speaker Task Force on Foster Care.
2:01pm
Sen. Testin, Rep. Goyke. "One step closer to passing WI Veterans Farm Bill of 2017."
1:13pm
Rep. Snyder. To lead Speaker's Task Force on Foster Care.
1:12pm
Rep. Kitchens. Joins Foster Care Task Force.
1:11pm
Rep. Macco. Response to false attack ad.
11:52am
National Foundation for Women Legislators. (Updated) And Rep. Lisa Subeck announce 2017 Summer Symposium for Women Policy Makers.
11:24am
LAB. Report 17-11: Universal Service Fund. Briefing Sheet. 
5:15am
Citizens Against Expanded Gambling. Applauds bipartisan effort to cap lottery advertising.
5:12am
Sen. Taylor; Reps. Young, Crowley. Milwaukee Democrats introduce Juvenile Justice Bill of Rights Act.

3:36pm
Wisconsin Law Journal. State sits out push to keep 17-year-olds out of adult court.
4:54am
La Crosse Tribune. Vinehout makes second run at frac mine regulations.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers propose cutting lottery advertising budget.
4:42am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Teach students personal financial literacy.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee lawmaker seeks state grants for community-police relations.

State Agencies

5:05pm
DATCP. Three directors re-elected to WI Potato Board.
5:04pm
DATCP. Ginseng producers re-elect two board directors.
5:02pm
DATCP. Director re-elected to Wisconsin Cherry Board.
2:05pm
DNR. A portion of Pewits Nest closed to prevent climbing cliffs and jumping into pools.
2:03pm
DOT. Fourth of July holiday travelers asked to plan ahead, be patient, alert and safe.
2:02pm
OCI. Insurance Awareness Day.
11:57am
AG Schimel. Announces new Criminal Litigation Unit Director Randall Schneider.
11:11am
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Public education loses out on millions with BCPL land grabs.
5:19am
ETF. WRS contribution rates to decrease in 2018.
5:10am
DATCP. Connect with staff at Farm Tech Days, July 11-13.

Economy/Business

11:25am
NEWaukee. And Brighstar Wisconsin Foundation, WEDC announce $2,000 pitch event winner.

4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. If Foxconn builds a manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, it won't be what many expect.

Statewide

2:45pm
Trek. Releases equality statement as international cyclocross community weighs in on brand's equality mandate.
2:42pm
Cornucopia Institute. DIY organic certification: Find the healthiest and most delicious food this summer.
5:13am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Gerrymandering, campaign finance reform, constitutional convention - reform update.

4:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: 19 percent of Wisconsin's rural roads in poor condition.
4:41am
Reedsburg Times-Press. High-capacity wells draw concern.

Courts

9:02am
District II Court of Appeals. Certification: State v. Tydis Trinard Odom.
9:01am
District II Court of Appeals. Scenic Pit LLC v. Village of Richfield.
9:00am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Jamal L. Williams.
8:59am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Joseph T. Langlois.

3:26pm
Chippewa Herald. Redistricting squabble crosses boundaries.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court slaps down Crime Victims Rights Board on judicial sanctions.

Education

4:10pm
MPS. Superintendent to lead Council of the Great City Schools.
4:07pm
UW-Madison. Student group promotes usefulness of philosophy in the community.
11:09am
Marquette University. Sendik's store to open on campus.

4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System won't cover Oshkosh foundation's debts, officials say. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:40am
WISC. Public expresses common concern about state's education plan, DPI says.

Local

4:12pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Audit reveals shocking administrative failure.
5:16am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Hoan Bridge closures, traffic routing for Big Bang fireworks.

2:58pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. House of Correction loses out on DOL reentry grant.
1:20pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Auditors: Milwaukee County pension payment system riddled with errors.
4:37am
Fox 6. "Significant issues" found in audit of county pension system to be released Wednesday.

Congress

11:12am
Rep. Anderson. Sits with Senator Baldwin and Citizens Action of Wisconsin against the Republican healthcare plan.

8:44am
The Hill. GOP senator: Dems should have been in healthcare process from start.
5:20am
Fox 11. Wisconsin senator's health care stance welcomed back home.
5:09am
WFRV. Rep. Gallagher says "do your job," urges Congress to cancel August break.
5:08am
WKOW. Baldwin urges Republicans to fix ACA, after delaying vote on their own health care bill.
4:47am
Janesville Gazette. Pocan blasts Senate health care bill.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pediatricians concerned health bill would reduce kid's care.

Politics

3:36pm
RPW. Tax-and-spend liberal Kathleen Vinehout officially readies campaign for governor.
2:44pm
DPW. Announce statewide digital ad buy calling on Kevin Nicholson to admit his support for Trumpcare.
1:21pm
Marquette University. New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41% in Wisconsin.
11:50am
RPW. ICYMI: Senator Baldwin's high-powered scandal attorney heads group deceiving Wisconsinites on failures at Tomah VA.
5:14am
DPW. Rep. Jimmy Anderson, CAW Executive Director Robert Kraig call on Senate GOP contenders to admit support for Trumpcare.

3:12pm
U.S. News & World Report. Poll shows most Wisconsinites oppose repealing health law.
3:01pm
Wisconsin State Journal. New Marquette poll: Scott Walker job approval back to even.
8:58am
WEAU. Democrat Vinehout registers to run for governor.
5:08am
WAOW. Congressional candidate speaks out for those with preexisting conditions.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Nicole Schneider won't run for Senate against Tammy Baldwin.
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP prospects to challenge Sen. Tammy Baldwin mostly mum on Obamacare repeal.

Tuesday June 27, 2017

Governor

12:11pm
Gov. Walker. Promotes Wisconsin veteran-owned businesses as part of #WIVetBiz Day.

4:58am
Baraboo News Republic. Walker made honorary ringmaster at Circus World in Baraboo.

Budget

2:43pm
PROFS. Statement requesting changes to UW budget.
12:13pm
Rep. Hintz. Helpful tips to pass a responsible budget.
12:08pm
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. Even with just a two-year delay, initial estimates indicate increased project costs of $44 to $60 million due to inflation alone.

4:41pm
Daily Reporter. Fallout from road-budget impasse could show up in August DOT letting.
1:41pm
Janesville Gazette. Senate, Assembly Republican budget talks break down.
12:57pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin budget still in limbo as Robin Vos and Scott Fitzgerald trade blame for delays.
12:18pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State budget impasse escalates after tense negotiation ends abruptly.
5:13am
WAOW. Local brewers, lawmakers weigh in on distribution regulation.
5:10am
WBAY. State policy proposal threatens tap rooms, concerns craft brewers.

Legislative

4:42pm
Rep. Hutton, Sen. Risser. Propose bill that would limit lottery advertising.
4:06pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Releases door hangers thanking REINS Act authors.
3:12pm
Rep. Shankland. To hold craft beverage office hours on Friday.
1:01pm
Rep. Petryk. Durand's Brian Winnekins of WDRN, 1430 AM, Reel Country recognized by the state Legislature.
12:14pm
Pepin Area Schools. Resolution opposing anti-local control referendum restriction bills.
12:10pm
Sen. Craig. Statement on Chief Flynn's blame game.
5:46am
School District of Baraboo. Resolution opposing anti-local control school referendum restriction bills.

5:11am
Fox 11. Plan to redevelop GBCI could be lacking Senate support.
4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate unlikely to take up Republican campus speech bill before fall.
4:46am
Janesville Gazette. Rep. Debra Kolste's pharmacy bill signed into law.

State Agencies

4:09pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:19pm
DWD. Wisconsin sees reduction in worker's compensation rate for second consecutive year.
3:14pm
OCI. Consumer alert: Scammers targeting seniors in Wisconsin.
3:07pm
DOC. Inmate workers earn dairy worker training certificate.
3:06pm
DOJ. AG Schimel praises WOTUS rule repeal.
2:59pm
DCF. Foster Youth honored for student success.
12:13pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Experience photographic history come to life at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.
12:09pm
WEDC. State grant to help boost redevelopment project in downtown Superior.

4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Farm to be corporate sponsor of DOT roadside assistance service.
4:55am
Beloit Daily News. DOJ denies group's request for swag costs.
4:47am
La Crosse Tribune. Secretary Brancel highlights Wisconsin's cheese industry at stops in La Crosse, Westby.

Economy/Business

2:42pm
ABC Wisconsin. Wisconsin experiencing record low construction unemployment.
8:50am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Welcomes Milwaukee Brewers as organization's 500th member.

5:22am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Northern Steel Castings halting production.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin fish farming sees growth after decade of stagnation.

Statewide

4:08pm
Wisconsin Budget Project. Recent tax cuts slanted in favor of those with highest incomes. Report.
2:40pm
Ready Wisconsin. 4th of July holiday.
8:52am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Marketbasket report shows July 4th picnic is affordable.
8:48am
TRIP. Wisconsin's rural roads and bridges have high rates of deficiencies; state's rural transportation system in need of mondernization to beter support economic growth and connectivity.

Courts

3:06pm
Sen. Wanggaard, Rep. Novak. Statement on Gabler v Crime Victims Rights Board case.
8:45am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. The Honorable William M. Gabler, Sr. v. Crime Victims Rights Board.

12:24pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Appeals court rules Wisconsin can't use federal money for Highway 23.
5:19am
USA Today. Supreme Court reinstates Trump's travel ban, but only for some immigrants.
4:56am
Reuters. U.S. top court backs church in major religious rights case.
4:51am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Voter ID case continues without Ruthelle Frank.
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supreme Court refuses to hear Wisconsin predictive crime assessment case.

Education

3:41pm
UW System Board of Regents. Statement regarding UW-Oshkosh Foundation financial commitments related to real estate transactions.
3:00pm
UW-Stout. Watershed word of mouth.
1:44pm
UW-Madison. Plant derivative could help patients reliant on tube feeding.

5:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin 13th among states in identifying homeless students.

Local

10:26am
Rep. Brandtjen. It's time for Milwaukee's police chief to step down.

4:57am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee area leads the nation in declining housing affordability.
4:50am
Fox 6. "An irresponsible law:" Chief Flynn says concealed carry law contributes to violence.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Eau Claire City Council to consider supporting Paris climate agreement.

Congress

4:05pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introduces bill to give Wisconsin manufacturers tools to expand and create jobs.
3:11pm
U.S. Reps. Sensenbrenner, Lofgren. Reintroduce the Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act.
3:10pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Named new chairman of prestigious House judiciary subcommittee.
2:44pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. The Senate's health care bill will make devastating cuts to Medicaid.
12:19pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Senate's tax cut/health care bill will cause 394,100 Wisconsinites to lose coverage.
5:44am
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Wisconsin Community Health Centers oppose Better Care Reconciliation Act.
5:43am
DPW. Statement on CBO score of Trumpcare.
5:42am
CBO. H.R. 1628, Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017.
5:41am
Rep. Barca. Responds to CBO score of Senate health care bill.

12:59pm
The Hill. Senate GOP punts ObamaCare repeal past recess; report.
5:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Doctors groups: rework Republican health bill.
5:19am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Medicaid caps in health care bills could push more special needs costs onto schools.
5:12am
WKOW. Local representatives, health workers call on Sen. Johnson to vote against health care bill.
5:11am
WISC. 'This is a fundamental change:' Disability groups concerned about health care bill.
5:01am
Reuters. Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance.
5:00am
The Hill. Four GOP senators will vote against taking up healthcare bill without changes.
4:59am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: A radical cure for Congress: openness.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson slams Senate GOP Obamacare repeal legislation.
4:42am
Bloomberg. Health bill seen as GOP's last chance to repeal Obamacare taxes.

Politics

10:13am
RPW. Senator Baldwin on Obamacare: Her words vs. reality.

Monday June 26, 2017

Governor

9:55am
Gov. Walker. Governor Walker, state leaders celebrate success of Wisconsin cheese industry.

9:34am
Chippewa Herald. Walker in Chippewa Falls to kick off Day 2 of annual motorcycle ride.
9:15am
Wisconsin AG Connection. Walker, Brancel celebrate 'WI Cheese Day' with industry tours.

Budget

4:44pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin JFC Democrats trying to play Oprah with K-12 budget proposal.

5:44am
Fox 11. Gov. Walker says budget agreement in the near future.
5:11am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Officials raise alarm over possible changes to State 15 bypass.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tourism, hospitality, manufacturing groups bristle at highway tolling talk.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers will miss budget deadline as talks slow.
4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers considering budget plan to increase funding for schools, low-spending districts.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: How the state budget debate boils down.
4:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Craft brewers fear last-minute regulations in budget.

Legislative

5:37am
One Wisconsin Now. National voting rights leader highlights need to keep up fight against GOP efforts to rig elections.

10:25am
Portage Daily Register. Portage council opposes personal property tax repeal.
5:18am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Time to get tough on phone use while driving.
5:07am
Janesville Gazette. Assembly approves bill that would track sale of key meth ingredient.
4:56am
Merrill Foto News. County sends clear message to Madison on congressional re-districting.
4:51am
Beloit Daily News. Law allows emergency prescription refills.
4:50am
Racine Journal Times. Police K-9s won't face quarantine under new law.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposed legislation calls for teen violence training in Wisconsin schools.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Personal finance education may be required at Wisconsin public schools.

State Agencies

2:15pm
One Wisconsin Now. Brad Schimiel swag update: Attorney general denies request to provide details on purchases of promotional material using public funds.
11:42am
DHS & DATCP. This Fourth of July, think fireworks safety first.
10:26am
Rep. Young. Requests AG review of state's deadly force policy.
10:23am
DOC. Launches revamped website.

9:16am
Stevens Point Journal. More state of Wisconsin workers leaving for other jobs.

Statewide

11:02am
Great Water Alliance. Seeking citizen input at open houses in Franklin, Muskego, and New Berlin.
8:23am
PDPW. Growing need for on-farm training for industry professionals.
5:30am
RightWisconsin. New editor announced.

5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. AFSCME moving its Madison headquarters closer to downtown.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The last beer runs: Minnesotans no longer need to come to Wisconsin for Sunday sales.

Courts

4:22pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Commercial docket pilot starts July 1 in Waukesha County, Eighth District.
12:02pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Reaction to U.S. Supreme Court decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer.

2:10pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Brad Schimel: Attorney general's role is to uphold and defend the law of the land.
4:44am
Beloit Daily News. Analysis indicates partisan gerrymandering has benefited GOP.

Education

10:11am
UW-Madison. Peanut family secret for making chemical building blocks revealed.

Local

12:03pm
DPW. Black Caucus' statement on verdict in Heaggan-Brown trial.
12:01pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane and Cook Counties team to confront climate change.
9:21am
Hunger Task Force. Move to the beat, help 'Stomp Out Hunger' at Summerfest.
5:31am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 9 arrests.

5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal review of Milwaukee police remains in limbo after 18 months.

Congress

4:53pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on CBO score of Senate Republican health care repeal plan.
4:25pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on CBO score for Senate "health care" bill.
4:24pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Physicians urge changes to BCRA.
4:17pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Resolution condemns global persecution of Christians.
9:30am
DPW. Walker joins Cruz, Tea Party supporting massive unfunded mandate on Wisconsin.

2:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson takes aim at pre-existing condition protections in Senate health care bill.
10:46am
New York Times. Sen. Johnson: Where the Senate health care bill fails.
9:17am
The Hill. GOP senator blasts Senate healthcare bill for reliance on government spending.
5:39am
Fox 6. "It has to be done:" Protesters call on Sen. Johnson to vote 'no' Senate's health care bill.
5:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. In health care debate, lawmakers hear constituents' stories of survival, fears for loved ones.
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Trump's budget eliminates funding for federal volunteer programs.
5:06am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Gallagher: Keeping faith with our veterans.
4:59am
WKOW. Walker supports Johnson opposition to health care bill.
4:57am
Bloomberg. GOP push for 20-year tax cut grows as Ryan seeks permanent fix.
4:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate health care bill better, worse for Wisconsin than House bill.
4:53am
Politico. The surprising GOP holdout on the Senate's health bill.
4:52am
WDIO. Superior rallies against Rep. Duffy and GOP healthcare bill.
4:43am
Bloomberg. Corporate tax rate at 28% seen as more likely than historic cut.

Politics

4:13pm
Kohl for Congress. CBO score confirms: Grothman supported health plan will hurt Wisconsin families.
2:13pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Milwaukee unemployment rate offers further proof Wisconsin's bold conservative reforms are working.
11:15am
RPW. Wisconsinites hurting from Obamacare, Senator Tammy Baldwin still embracing the status quo.

4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Why Paul Ryan's race for Congress next year bears watching, even if he'll be hard to beat.

Friday June 23, 2017

Governor

5:08pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights economy, workforce development investments in Milwaukee.
1:35pm
Gov. Walker. Signs legislation to change procedure for law enforcement dogs.
12:37pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Jacque. 'Ruff' burden on law enforcement removed by bill.
11:02am
Gov. Walker. Signs two bills into law in Star Prairie.
10:55am
Gov. Walker. Celebrates 74th Annual Badger Girls State.

11:26am
WISC. Gov. Walker signs fish farm, gas price bills.

Budget

11:06am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Scott Walker touts K-12 funding bill in Holmen; local educators push back.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats on state budget committee propose K-12 funding plan. Cap Times.
4:35am
WXOW. Governor Walker discusses healthcare, education.

Legislative

12:34pm
Rep. Krug. Votes to protect Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions.
6:10am
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Bi-partisan group of legislators introduce bill to prevent teen dating violence.
6:08am
Rep. Berceau. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: "No Campus Gag Rule."
6:04am
City of Wisconsin Rapids. Approves resolution in support of SB-291/AB-387 and SB-292/AB-286.
6:01am
Sen. Taylor. Milwaukee's urban orchards continue to grow.
5:59am
Sen. Taylor. Provides a plan to rebuild the relationships between law enforcement and the communities in which they serve.
5:57am
Rep. Zimmerman. Legisaltors unveil "Data-Distracted" driving bill.

11:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New Wisconsin law allows delivery robots on sidewalks.
4:51am
Cap Times. Wisconsin craft beverage industry forms alliance to battle distributors' efforts.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly GOP slips pre-existing condition protection into late-night bill.
4:44am
Cap Times. Opponents of Wisconsin campus speech bill say Republicans are hostile to free expression, UW.
4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County Board urges state Legislature to create nonpartisan redistricting panel.
4:37am
La Crosse Tribune. Lawmakers want tougher penalties for using smart phones while driving.
4:35am
WJFW. Assembly bill creates electronic database for pharmacists selling drug used in methamphetamine manufacturing.

State Agencies

5:06pm
DOJ. Files lawsuit against Midwest Auto Recycling, LLC and its 10 related businesses for fraudulent misreprentations and unfair billing practices.
12:39pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, June 26-July 2.
10:11am
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Barron and Douglas Counties.
6:07am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

4:46am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: DNR presence at State Fair beneficial.
4:31am
WQOW. Digging Deeper: "Untested."

Economy/Business

6:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Foxconn a good fit for Wisconsin.
4:53am
U.S. News & World Report. Foxconn expects to expand.
4:37am
Milwaukee Business Journal. City of Milwaukee's jobless rate at lowest level in more than 25 years.

Environment/Outdoors

11:44am
Fox 6. Live Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan.

Statewide

3:04pm
PDPW. To host Dairy Professional Development Trainings in July.
10:43am
Quarles & Brady. Launches interactive timeline of its 125 years of history.

4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State, feds on different courses to upgrade dams.
4:33am
WFRV. Lake Michigan water levels approach highest in decades.

Courts

5:07pm
Sen. Johnson. Statement on Lincoln Hills federal court ruling.
8:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Philip A. Sheperd.

11:29am
Fox 11. Judge orders changes at Wisconsin juvenile prisons.
11:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. Inmates' attorney: DOC knows practices harm teens, uses them anyway.
11:17am
USA Today. Supreme Court rules against Wisconsin family's property rights claim.
11:15am
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling.
4:57am
Beloit Daily News. A timeline of events in the Brendan Dassey case.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal judge signals he'll order major changes at Lincoln Hills because of treatment of teen inmates.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge: Lincoln Hills' problems too severe to let state 'take its time' to fix.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court votes to keep more meetings behind closed doors.
4:32am
WBAY. "Making a Murderer": Dassey attorneys working to secure his release.

Education

3:03pm
Wisconsin High School Clay Target League. Hunter Strenke, Boscobel High School take home top honors at 2017 state tournament.
12:36pm
UW-Madison. Plan tests ancient Chinese tradition to help elders with balance.

4:56am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin varsity basketball teams to go on shot clock.

Local

1:37pm
Waukesha County Dept. of Emergency Preparedness. To participate in large-scale emergency training course.
11:09am
Racine Mayor Dickert. Veterans outreach presents at national conference.
10:17am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Probationary CO arrested for firing weapon in apartment.

11:32am
Milwaukee Biz Times. New data shows Milwaukee County aging, losing younger residents.

Congress

3:03pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Talks health care on CNN's 'Wolf.'
1:45pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan days after introduces legislation demanding Trump administration take the next step to stop the spread of this invasive species.
1:36pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Column: Answering your social media questions.
12:38pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. President Trump signs Baldwin-backed bipartisan VA accountability reform into law.
12:35pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Applauds Army Corps for extending comment period on plan to dredge Mississippi River.
10:37am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce legislation to protect servicemembers and families from financial shams.
6:02am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. U.S. Senate health care bill falls short.

11:22am
Reuters. Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill.
4:44am
The Hill. Lawmakers unveil bill to set 355-ship Navy.
4:41am
The Hill. GOP senator: I would not call this 'Obamacare repeal.'
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's Ron Johnson and 3 other Republicans withhold support from Senate health care bill. Madison.com.
4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Massive Amtrak cuts in Trump budget would knock famed Empire Builder off the rails.
4:34am
WKOW. UW-Madison healthcare expert says how Senate health bill could affect people in Wisconsin.

Politics

4:43am
Janesville Gazette. Third Democrat announces run for 1st District congressional seat.

Thursday June 22, 2017

Governor

4:43pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights K-12 school investments included in budget proposal at Sand Lake Elementary School.
3:24pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address: Party like it's 1999.
6:12am
Rep. Bernier. Governor Walker signs dental hygienists bill.

4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker signs bill ending work permits for 16- and 17-year-olds.

Budget

3:18pm
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. Fact sheet #5.
12:35pm
JFC Democrats. Democrats unveil K-12 plan to restore GOP school cuts.  Fact Sheet. Motion.
11:14am
Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin. Latest transportation funding fact sheet.

4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Road funding still stumbling block in budget talks.

Assembly Floor Session

2:48pm
Former Gov. Thompson. Statement regarding yesterday's unanimous passage of AJR 61 by the Wisconsin State Assembly, declaring November 19, "Tommy G. Thompson Day."
2:44pm
Rep. Novak. Votes to protect those with preexisting conditions.
2:30pm
Rep. Jarchow. Two Jarchow bills go to the governor's desk.
2:04pm
Rep. Steineke. Votes to protect Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions.
2:02pm
Rep. Edming. Backs Campus Free Speech Act.
11:56am
Rep. Rob Brooks. Assembly approves waste heat recovery bill.
9:30am
AG Schimel. Applauds legislature for action on Fentanyl and Meth.
8:56am
Rep. Kitchens. State Assembly passes Assembly Bills 226 and 383.
8:55am
Rep. Ballweg. Assembly passes campus free speech bill.
8:46am
Rep. Allen. Assembly improves Technical Excellence Higher Education Scholarship Program.
6:27am
Rep. Kremer. Assembly approves Campus Free Speech Act.
6:26am
Rep.Murphy. Campus Free Speech Act adopted by state Assembly. Floor speech text.
6:22am
UW System Board of Regents President Behling. Statement regarding vote on freedom of expression bill AB-299.
6:19am
Rep. Crowley. Statement regarding Republicans attack on free speech.
6:18am
Rep. Berceau. GOP gag rule means free speech for me, not for thee.
6:11am
Reps. Summerfield, Bernier. Wisconsin Assembly puts children first.

8:07am
NBC 15. Chiropractor sports exams bill heads to Wisconsin Senate.
4:43am
Washington Post. Wisconsin Assembly advances bill to suspend or expel students who disrupt campus speakers.
4:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly passes bill limiting who can seek election recounts. WSAW.
4:38am
Fox 11. Over objection of groundhog lover, bill passes allowing hunt.
4:37am
Fox 11. Wisconsin Assembly votes to relax deer baiting-feeding ban.
4:35am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Assembly passes bill targeting deadly fentanyl.
4:34am
WISC. Credit card scammers bill clears Wisconsin Legislature.
4:29am
CBS 58. Assembly passes ban on pre-existing condition exclusion.
4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly approves GOP legislation requiring discipline for disruptive UW protests. U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

4:27pm
Rep. Sargent. Legislators introduce bipartisan bill addressing teen dating violence.
2:01pm
Wisconsin Association for Justice. Applauds legislators for introducing bill to combat distracted driving.
1:59pm
Rep. Novak. Guest column: The importance of dairy in Wisconsin.
11:26am
Rep. Crowley. Introducing Community-Police Relations Improvement Act.
10:37am
Sen. Wanggaard, Reps. Tusler, Zimmerman. Legislators unveil "data-distracted driving" bill.
9:38am
State Treasurer Adamczyk. BCPL must BUY land if it SELLS land.

4:32am
Beloit Daily News. Lawmakers react to upcoming Supreme Court battle.
4:31am
Fond du Lac Reporter. State legislators react to the State 23 decision, calling it a 'slap in the face.'

State Agencies

2:29pm
DPI. Evers calls on governor to sign Senate Bill 293.
2:16pm
WEDC. Black River Falls Industrial Park site earns state's Certified in Wisconsin designation.
2:06pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves $4.7 million in trust fund loans.

Economy/Business

4:26pm
Focus on Energy. Study: Focus on Energy programs deliver energy savings, customer satisfaction.

4:40am
Reuters. Wisconsin one of six U.S. states Foxconn, Sharp considering for plant.
4:39am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Racine, Milwaukee see largest drops in unemployment rate.

Statewide

11:50am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Startups turning compost and keepsakes into cash: Join us at July 13 Innovation Network-Milwaukee.
11:45am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Celebrate Independence Day at Old World Wisconsin.

Courts

2:23pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin Supreme Court shuts public out.
8:37am
WI Supreme Court. State v. Keimonte Antonie Wilson, Sr.
8:36am
WI Supreme Court. State v. Lazaro Ozuna.
8:36am
WI Supreme Court. Thomas F. Bensen v. City of Madison.

4:29am
Janesville Gazette. Judge to weigh solitary confinement, pepper spray at prison.

Education

4:28pm
UW-Stout. Helping other universities to build partnerships.
2:38pm
Marquette University. Charles Franklin goes 'On the Issues' to present new Marquette Law School Poll.
11:57am
UW-Platteville. Fifty years of summer band camp.
11:13am
Marquette University. Marquette psychology associate professor receives Way Klinger Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award.

Local

4:32pm
Milwaukee Common Council Pres. Hamilton. Summer 2017 Promise Zones launch news conference set for Friday.
2:37pm
Voces de la Frontera. Sylville Smith's life matters.
2:33pm
Milwaukee Alds. Murphy, Perez. MKE Plays site groundbreaking event on near south side.
2:31pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. Urges legislature to follow Milwaukee County's lead on redistricting.
2:28pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Sartori. County Board adopts Supervisor Sartori's Redistricting Resolution.
2:24pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. County awards nearly $2-million in grants to develop affordable housing.
2:18pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Sartori. County Board adopts Supervisor Sartori's Great Lakes Resolution.
11:49am
Milwaukee Alderman Rainey. There is power in seeing our city unite and rebuild.
11:10am
MCTS. Last phase of GO Pass Program updates begin Monday.
9:31am
Milwaukee Alderman Murphy. DNR scale-back at State Fair sad, but no surprise.
6:18am
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Statement on Haeggan-Brown verdict.

4:56am
Beloit Daily News. Attitudes, legal standards help make police convictions rare.
4:26am
Fox 6. "This isn't over:" Family of Sylville Smith files civil lawsuit against former officer, city.

Congress

4:30pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Opposes Senate repeal bill.
3:59pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports career and technical education.
3:23pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. On 'Morning Joe': Health care bill must bring down premiums.
3:21pm
U.S. Reps. Kind, Lewis. Call on Army Corps to consider all options in plan to dredge Mississippi River. Letter.
3:20pm
U.S. Sens. Cruz, Johnson, Lee, Paul. Issue joint statement on Senate health bill.
2:50pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on Senate Republicans' proposed "health care" bill.
2:43pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner, U.S. Sen. Johnson. Urge U.S. Commerce Secretary to avoid unnecessary manufacturing restrictions.
2:42pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Anthem's withdrawl is the latest Obamacare failure in Wisconsin.
2:39pm
Citizen Action of WI. Senate health plan would cause out-of-pocket costs to skyrocket for Wisconsinites, end credits for many.
2:05pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on the Senate Republican health care repeal plan.
2:03pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Senate's Trumpcare plan.

4:50am
Bloomberg. Senate GOP health bill to break with House bill on key points.
4:38am
Reuters. House speaker, Trump aides vow tax reform by end of 2017.
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's Ron Johnson objects to party's push for Obamacare repeal vote by next week. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:33am
U.S. News & World Report. U.S. officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections.

Politics

4:34pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Senate healthcare bill puts finishing touches on what Glenn Grothman started.
2:40pm
DPW. Half of GOP yacht sale bidders remain silent on Trumpcare.
2:22pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Anthem is Wisconsin GOP booster.
11:54am
RPW. Obamacare hurting hard-working Wisconsin families.

Wednesday June 21, 2017

Governor

4:34pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Two bills signed into law.
4:12pm
Gov. Walker. Signs ten bills into law.
4:03pm
Gov. Walker. Members of Eagle Scout Troop 357 present with Scouting Alumni specialty license plate.
4:02pm
Sen. Kapenga. Two bills become law.
4:01pm
Sen. Vukmir. Governor Walker signs bipartisan pharmacy bill into law.
3:58pm
Sen. Lasee. Statement on 2017 Wisconsin Act 16 becoming law.
11:28am
Gov. Walker. Calls on U.S. Senators to keep their word and repeal and replace Obamacare.

12:32pm
Janesville Gazette. Walker urges Republican senators to reject Medicaid growth.

Budget

1:58pm
WEAU. Assembly GOP leaders say budget still stalled over roads.
9:21am
Fox 11. Lawmakers work to find common ground on state budget.

Assembly Floor Session

6:08pm
MWFPA, Wisconsin Cast Metals Association, WIEG, WMC, Wisconsin Paper Council. Industry groups applaud Assembly for passing waste heat recovery legislation.
6:01pm
Rep. Tusler. Recount reform bill passes Assembly.
5:28pm
Rep. Subeck. "Campus Gag Rule creates an atmosphere of fear."
5:20pm
Rep. Novak. Assembly passes bill to transfer ownership of White Mound County Park.
5:13pm
Rep. Stuck. Assembly Republicans pass bill loosening baiting ban.
5:08pm
Rep. Krug. Education bills unanimously pass state Assembly.
4:35pm
Rep. Schraa. Common sense solutions: Inmate work release and death investigator training.
4:32pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Bill hammers synthetic opioid dealers.
4:29pm
Rep. Billings. Statement on campus gag rule.
4:29pm
Rep. Allen. Supports amended cell tower bill.
4:11pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Relief for victims of contaminated wells progresses in Legislature.
4:04pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. WI financial literacy takes a big step in the right direction.
3:46pm
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Republicans fail to protect consumers from credit card skimming scams.
2:58pm
Sen. Cowles. Bill provides hope for access to clean water.
2:57pm
One Wisconsin Now. State Assembly considers attacking First Amendment rights of Wisconsinites to create campus safe spaces for right-wing hate speech.
2:56pm
Rep. Young. Supports the Parental Choice Technical Fix Bill.
2:39pm
Rep. Snyder. Honors local dispatcher with Hometown Hero Award.
2:36pm
Rep. Summerfield. Skimmers aren't winners.
2:31pm
Sen. Cowles. Bill to protect consumers at the pump passes the full Legislature.
2:15pm
Speaker Vos. Tommy G. Thompson Day resolution passes Assembly.
11:56am
Rep. Sargent. Unconstitutional bill addressing Republican-manufactured crisis to pass Assembly.

Legislative

4:33pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on verdict in Heaggan-Brown trial.
4:10pm
Sen. Johnson. Statement on verdict in fatal shooting of Sylville Smith.
4:05pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: June 21, 2017.
12:27pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Review of new study that concludes repeal of prevailing wage law would "cost" taxpayers.

10:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP campus speech legislation set for debate on Assembly floor.
5:04am
Sheboygan Press. City to state: Hurry up on 'dark store' legislation.
4:52am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill limiting recounts.
4:52am
Beloit Daily News. Assembly to vote on voucher school background checks.
4:23am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Assembly bill on UW free speech threatening expulsion set for vote amid First Amendment debate.
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly to take up campus speech bill Wednesday.
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats, veterans continue battling possible prevailing wage repeal.
3:59am
Daily Reporter. Report: Wage repeal would cost taxpayers more than $300 million a year.

State Agencies

2:30pm
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Chippewa and Washburn.
11:03am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Old World Wisconsin welcomes guest brewers during the month of July.

5:02am
Chippewa Herald. Attorney general tackles growing meth problem.
4:21am
Cap Times. Wisconsin partners with West Virginia in effort to limit impact of federal Waters of the U.S. rule.
4:20am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Withholding of Medicaid waiver commenters' IDs by state agency sharply criticized.
4:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin election officials approve electronic poll books.
4:01am
WUWM. Wisconsin's decentralized voting system, paper polls books could have deterred Russian hacking.

Economy/Business

4:31pm
MacIver Institute. Anthem's withdrawal from Wisconsin market another sign of Obamacare's collapse.
4:30pm
DPW. Leah Vukmir reaps what she sowed: Anthem health insurance departure.
3:07pm
RPW. Obamacare is hurting hard-working Wisconsin families.
2:37pm
DPW. Statement on Anthem WI ACA Marketplace withdrawal.
1:57pm
Sen. Vukmir. Responds to Anthem exiting the Obamacare individual market in Wisconsin.
1:45pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on Anthem withdraw from Wisconsin ACA Marketplace.
1:39pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Anthem reducing plan offerings in Wisconsin.
1:01pm
Speaker Ryan. Statement on Anthem's Wisconsin announcement.
12:42pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on Anthem dropping out of the Wisconsin health insurance market.
12:18pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
12:10pm
Gov. Walker. Obamacare is collapsing: Releases statement on Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield decision.
11:51am
Anthem BlueCross BlueShield. Statement on individual market participation in Wisconsin.

12:33pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Health insurer Anthem will stop offering individual plans in most of Wisconsin.
12:03pm
WISC. Anthem to withdraw from Wisconsin health insurance marketplace.
9:30am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Cropp expects better days ahead for dairy farm prices.
4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin gets mixed grades in national manufacturing report card.

Statewide

4:26pm
Wisconsin Craft Beverage Coalition. Formation of new coalition announced today.
9:35am
WPPA, Wisconsin American Legion. Join forces, help future law enforcement candidates realize their dreams.

4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Berry-loving pest threatens fruit crops across Wisconsin.

Courts

9:28am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. DeAnthony K. Muldrow.
9:27am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Heather L. Steinhardt.
4:28am
Midwest Environmental Advocates. More support for Clean Wisconsin high-capacity well challenge. Central Sands Water Action Coalition Amicus Curiae. Town of Rome Amicus Curiae.
4:25am
Sens. LeMahieu, Feyen, Stroebel; Reps. Vorpagel, Katsma, Thiesfeldt. Statement on Highway 23 ruling.

12:29pm
AP. ACLU wants to bar public from Lincoln Hills hearing. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
9:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Gerrymander is the real waste of state resources.
4:21am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Federal court dismisses State 23 case.
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Environmental groups, tribe, go to court to keep frac sand mine out of wetlands.
4:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Opponents of sand mining project sue Wisconsin DNR over wetlands loss.

Education

1:31pm
UW-Stout. Students supply ideas to Chamber for three ideal days in Menomonie.
11:00am
UW-Madison. Spinoff bundles nutrition and companionship for seniors.
10:28am
DPI. Hearing July 6 on changes to educator licensing rules.

4:22am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Federal cuts end Oshkosh mental health initiative.
4:07am
Cap Times. New Madison School District policy requires students to take financial literacy class to graduate.

Local

2:34pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Jury finds ex-cop not guilty in fatal Sherman Park shooting that sparked violent unrest.
2:33pm
WTMJ. Verdict reached in trial of former Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown.
4:15am
WISN. Abele: Sheriff Clarke is 'the last thing' country needs in national platform.

Congress

4:41pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Milwaukee loses out on federal crime assistance due to sanctuary status.
12:23pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Invites USDA Secretary Perdue and Ambassador Lighthizer to visit Wisconsin dairy farms. Letter.

10:24am
The Hill. GOP senator: I 'can't imagine' voting yes on health bill in a week.
4:37am
Reuters. After weeks of secrecy, U.S. Senate to unveil healthcare bill.

Politics

2:01pm
DPW. Sen. Jon Erpenbach, Rep. Chris Taylor, Wisconsin residents: "Protect Wisconsinites care, ensure access to quality health care."
10:28am
RPW. What they're saying: Wisconsin unemployment continues to fall.

4:16am
WKOW. 2017 sees huge rise in Democratic women seeking to run for office in Wisconsin.
4:04am
The Hill. Ironworker announces run against Paul Ryan: 'Let's trade places.'

Tuesday June 20, 2017

Governor

5:24am
Gov. Walker. Attends Welford Sanders Lofts groundbreaking.

1:54pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker backs plan to dial back activities at State Fair.
4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. DOJ lawyer appointed new Dane County judge.

Budget

3:36pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Release radio ads to 'Save our Beer.'
9:18am
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. How will this project complement recent work on the Zoo and Marquette interchanges?

5:06am
WEAU. Walker: We haven't proposed three-tier system expansion in budget.

Legislative

2:04pm
Rep. Barca. New report finds repealing prevailing wage could cost Wisconsin taxpayers $336 million.
1:10pm
Rep. Hebl. Criticizes efforts to repeal prevailing wage.
5:28am
Midwest Economic Policy Institute. Prevailing wage repeal could COST Wisconsin taxpayers over $300 million per year.
5:26am
Sen. Taylor. "Sheriff Clarke should withdraw from public service."

5:34am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Budget Transparency Act is long overdue.
5:00am
WEAU. GOP proposal looks to limit Wisconsin school referendums.
4:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democratic lawmaker: Drug test leaders of businesses getting state grants, loans.
4:53am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Hansen, Genrich want to open BadgerCare to all Wisconsin residents.

State Agencies

3:34pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Madeline Island Museum to host Ojibwe artist residency.
2:03pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:45pm
AG Schimel. Leads 20-state coalition urging EPA to respect states in WOTUS review.
12:14pm
DATCP. Gypsy moth aerial treatments to resume early next week.
10:13am
Wisconsin Historical Society. New "Wisconsin at Play" exhibit opens at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.
10:12am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Madeline Island Museum.

3:37pm
Beloit Daily News. AP Exclusive: Records show scant support for Walker's plan.
11:06am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin election officials consider moving to e-poll books.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. SWIB executive director Michael Williamson to retire at year's end.

Economy/Business

5:33am
La Crosse Tribune. Ashley Furniture breaks more ground in Arcadia.
5:29am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. State milk production fell in May, but hits new record nationally.
4:54am
U.S. News & World Report. Kleefisch says she talked with Foxconn 2 years ago.

Statewide

12:19pm
Quarles & Brady. To celebrate 125 years of excellence with community contributions and activities.
10:05am
U.S. Small Business Administration Small business innovation national road tour is coming to Wisconsin.

Courts

12:50pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Wisconsin case could deliver national blow to partisan gerrymandering.
10:59am
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Wetlands destruction permit challenged over significant harm.
9:34am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Margaret Pulera v. Town of Richmond.
5:23am
Central Sands Water Action Coalition. Supports the high-capacity well legal challenge.

5:32am
La Crosse Tribune. Environmental groups sue Wisconsin DNR over Monroe County frac sand permits.
5:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Supreme Court should rein in partisan redistricting.
5:03am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Decision by U.S. high court to take up Wisconsin gerrymandering case wins bipartisan praise in Chippewa Valley.
4:54am
New York Times. Gerrymandering case echoes in inkblot-like districts across the U.S. 
4:52am
Illinois News Network. Supreme Court's ruling on Wisconsin mapmaking case would impact Illinois gerrymandering.
4:51am
Dayton Daily News. Supreme Court case on gerrymandering could impact Ohio.

Education

1:46pm
UW-Platteville. 'Best of Brand' award latest victory for wrestling program.
12:15pm
UW-Stout. Classes mentor middle-schoolers at Ojibwe School in Hayward.

4:56am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse area educators weigh in on Wisconsin's ESSA plan.

Local

3:35pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Director of Administration honored at 25th Annual Salute to Local Government.
10:10am
MCTS. Photoshop contest: Show us your Summerfest spirit!
10:03am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County partners with City of Madison to clean up.

5:07am
Fox 11. Green Bay city council could vote on wheel tax.
5:05am
Fox 11. City and county leaders at odds over changes to Brown County sales and room tax plan.

Politics

12:49pm
DPW. Yacht sale primary bidders: Wisconsinites deserve to know: Do you suport Paul Ryan and Senate Republicans proposed cuts to health care?
12:48pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Momentum surges for congressional challenge to House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Monday June 19, 2017

Redistricting

12:19pm
Rep. Shankland. U.S. Supreme Court takes up redistricting case.
12:17pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Wisconsin redistricting case.
12:11pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear Wisconsin redistricting case.
12:10pm
DPW. Statement on SCOTUS decision to review partisan redistricting.
11:26am
One Wisconsin Now. U.S. Supreme Court to consider Wisconsin Republicans rigging legislative district lines for their own political benefit.
11:25am
Rep. Barca. Statement on redistricting.
11:10am
Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Respond to SCOTUS decision to hear Gill v. Whitford.
11:05am
AG Schimel. Statement on SCOTUS stay in redistricting case.
11:04am
Sen. Carpenter. It is time for fair maps.
11:02am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear Gill v. Whitford.
10:39am
Fair Elections Project. Updated: Statement from the director.
10:37am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on Supreme Court decision to hear Wisconsin's partisan redistricting case.
10:32am
Sen. Miller. U.S. Supreme Court takes on Wisconsin redistricting case.
10:29am
Sen. Shilling. U.S. Supreme Court to hear GOP election rigging lawsuit.
9:40am
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on Supreme Court hearing redistricting case.
9:36am
DOJ. AG Schimel statement on SCOTUS decision to take redistricting case.

2:06pm
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: WI Gov confident districts will survive review.
2:05pm
Washington Post. Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering.
2:03pm
WSAW. Gov. Walker: critics' argument in gerrymandering case 'woefully ignorant.'
2:01pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Supreme Court to take Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering case.
2:00pm
Reuters. U.S. top court to hear major Wisconsin case on electoral maps.
1:34pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Supreme Court will hear Wisconsin's redistricting case with national implications.
1:33pm
USA Today. Supreme Court to rule on politics of election districts.

1:26pm
Wisconsin Eye. Newsmakers: U.S. Supreme Court to hear challenge to Wisconsin's legislative district maps.

Governor

2:29pm
Gov. Walker. Attends Ashley Furniture groundbreaking ceremony in Arcadia.
12:59pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Dane County judge.

5:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker appoints successor to Marinette County DA who quit in protest.

Budget

12:13pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights K-12, rural school investments included in budget proposal at G.D. Jones Elementary School.

2:53pm
Cap Times. Budget committee member: 'I'm going to fight' potential state liquor law clarification.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate GOP plan would help Wisconsin's low-spending schools.
4:51am
Cap Times. Progress on education funding, but transportation still an issue in Wisconsin budget negotiations.
4:49am
Beloit Daily News. Rep. Loudenbeck offers plan to solve budget stalemate.

Legislative

3:53pm
Rep. Considine. State Assembly Democrats launch farm tours.
2:51pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: Survivors help make case for Marsy's Law for Wisconsin in State Capitol.
10:27am
Rep. Zimmerman. Supports passing of the REINS Act.
10:25am
Rep. Hebl. Column: All Wisconsinites deserve clean, safe drinking water.
8:47am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Backs Budget Transparency Act.

5:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP plan would roll back recurring referendums in 130 school districts.

State Agencies

3:55pm
SWIB. Michael Williamson will retire as Executive Director at the end of 2017.
3:53pm
AG Schimel. Joins coalition of AGs urging FCC to maintain broadband consumer protections.
10:35am
DATCP. Another day, another IRS phone scam variation.
5:49am
Wisconsin Arts Board. The arts mean business in Wisconsin.

5:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin attorney general reveals opioid investigation.
5:02am
Cap Times. May brings low unemployment rate, but also job loss, preliminary estimates show.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DNR says it will no longer operate major venue at the State Fair.
4:58am
Racine Journal Times. Lawmakers say GOP reining in DNR scientists who rebelled on climate change.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DNR employees expressed concerns about wells, court documents show.

Economy/Business

5:30am
Cap Times. May brings low unemployment rate, but also job loss, preliminary estimates show.
4:48am
Cap Times. Investments in Wisconsin startups is growing, report finds.

Statewide

2:17pm
RPW. Statement commemorating Juneteenth Day.
9:38am
WRA. May 2017 home sales report.

2:15pm
Wisconsin Watch. America's Dairyland and Trump in the rearview mirror as workers return to Mexico.
5:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin bucks national trend on E-cigarettes.

Courts

2:22pm
U.S. Supreme Court. Packingham v. North Carolina.

4:19pm
NBC 15. Appeals court: State can't appeal highway funding decision.
2:24pm
Bloomberg. Sex-offender social media ban thrown out by U.S. high court.
5:28am
WUWM. Opposing views on Wisconsin's redistricting lawsuit, as U.S. Supreme Court deides whether to accept.
5:00am
U.S. News & World Report. Justices could take up high-stakes fight over electoral maps.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In gerrymandering case, Wisconsin awaits word from high court on map that entrenched GOP's legislative power.
4:48am
Racine Journal Times. Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling.
4:47am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Menards 'dark store' suit against Howard headed to trial in 2018.

Education

2:31pm
UW-Madison. Scientists pinpoint area of the brain that regulates emotional spillover.
2:21pm
Rep. Macco. Statement on Districts of Innovation.
2:20pm
UW System. Dairy Summit brings together industry leaaders and UW researchers.
1:27pm
DPI. Evers announces Districts of Innovation.
1:25pm
UW-Stout. Graphic communications student receives $2,000 scholarship.

Local

12:20pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Nominations sought for 2017 Waukesha County Executive Awards.
12:12pm
Direct Supply. Milwaukee veterans fly high in WWII biplane June 23.
5:48am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 9 arrests.

4:56am
Beloit Daily News. Milwaukee County sheriff not joining DHS, after all.

Congress

5:06am
WBAY. Sen. Ron Johnson discusses Wisconsin issues in Grand Chute.
5:05am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Ron Johnson: States fraudulently use federal funds for Medicaid.
4:55am
The Hill. Ryan to give 'major' tax reform speech.

Politics

2:48pm
DPW. Another top tier Senate contender bows out of race.
2:30pm
DPW. D.C. Leah keeps the punches coming in ugly GOP Senate primary.
12:18pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker visits Ashley Furniture and big donors.

2:50pm
Janesville Gazette. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch rules out 2018 Senate run.
2:26pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrat and iron worker Randy Bryce challenges Paul Ryan for Congress.
12:22pm
WTMJ. Democratic union ironworker Randy Bryce running against House Speaker Paul Ryan.
8:50am
Racine Journal Times. Local Democrats see surge of activism in era of Trump.
5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sauk County judge with ties to Gov. Scott Walker running for Wisconsin Supreme Court.
5:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Sauk County judge, Act 10 defender to seek Supreme Court seat.
5:02am
WEAU. Vinehout not ruling out run for governor.
4:55am
WISC. Paul Nehlen to challenge Paul Ryan after losing by 68 points.

Friday June 16, 2017

Governor

2:55pm
Rep. Nygren. New DA appointed in Marinette County.
10:27am
Gov. Walker. Appoints Marinette County District Attorney.
5:11am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Workforce, Workforce, Workforce.

Budget

2:58pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Commends Joint Finance Committee for eliminating statewide same-sex only domestic partnership registry.
5:10am
Sen. Taylor. "Safety first, correcting corrections by limiting overtime."
5:09am
Sen. Taylor. "Reinvesting in justice"

5:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee shelves statewide domestic partnership registry.
5:00am
Beloit Daily News. Questions still linger over Beloit's eligibility for more education funding.
4:56am
Racine Journal Times. Budget committee approves raises for state employees as stalemate continues.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers reject Walker's proposed move to self-insurance.
4:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker's self-insurance plan rejected by budget committee.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin budget committee votes to end same-sex couple program.

Legislative

9:21am
Rep. Hebl. Assembly approves call for Article V Convention of States in shortsighted move.
9:16am
Pepin Area Schools Administrator Quinton. Testimony on AB-268
5:13am
AG Schimel. Testifies at Marsy's Law hearing.

5:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bill aims to force unscrupulous landlords to stop hiding ownership of properties bought at sheriff's sales.
5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Public school officials push back on bills aimed at slowing referendums.
5:03am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Exams entail more than muscles, bones.
4:59am
WKBT. Medical professionals respond to chiropractor physical exam proposal.
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican lawmaker proposes per mile fee for heavy trucks in Wisconsin.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker to sign bill limiting state agency rulemaking power.

State Agencies

4:23pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin's 3.1% unemployment rate tied for 7th lowest in the nation.
4:22pm
DATCP. Brancel asks state's farmers to help North Dakota neighbors.
1:24pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, June 19-25.
1:22pm
DOR. Collections, May FY2017.
12:07pm
Wisconsin Ethics Commission. Advisory Opinion: Independent Expenditure Committees.
12:07pm
Wisconsin Ethics Commission. Advisory Opinion: Improper use of office.
9:18am
DOJ, DOT. Receive national award for "Drugged Driving" PSA.
5:11am
DNR. Outdoor Report

4:51am
WISC. 'We just don't know:' Questions remain after crash kills trooper going 122 mph.

Economy/Business

9:23am
Bloomberg .Amazon to acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion.
5:19am
Bloomberg. Don't underestimate this U.S. expansion: It's headed to a record.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn seeks immense sites in Wisconsin for possible factories.

Statewide

1:25pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Larry Meiller inducted into hall of fame.
5:12am
Clark & Gotzler. Experienced HR professional Tricia Perkins joins.
5:08am
Badger Boys State. Governor Sharp elected.

5:14am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Ballmer named state FFA president, Waupaca is top chapter.
4:58am
WBAY. Largest tornado outbreak in northeast Wisconsin.

Education

10:26am
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Leading the way in virus research in Wisconsin.

Local

4:25pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. County measure calling for non-partisan redistricting advances.

5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Madison, Dane County consider naming government building after Obama.

Congress

4:20pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senators call on President Trump to keep his Buy American pledge in NAFTA renegotiation.
1:26pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson statement on Trump administration's move to rescind DAPA/DACA expansion policy.
12:08pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Cosponsors bill to extend the Perkins Loan Program.

9:09am
The Hill. Trump: 'I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director.'
5:21am
The Hill. U.S. to send about 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan.
5:20am
Reuters. U.S. rescinds Obama plan for some undocumented parents.

Politics

1:23pm
DPW. GOPYachtSale.com update: GOP yacht sale bidding heats up, gets nasty.
9:03am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Announces bid for state Supreme Court.

9:06am
Beloit Daily News. Sauk County Judge Screnock announces Supreme Court bid.

Thursday June 15, 2017

Governor

3:26pm
Gov. Walker. Building America's future, investing in our nation's workforce.

Budget

4:57pm
UW System. Board of Regents President John Robert Behling statement regarding Joint Finance Committee vote on employee compensation.
4:43pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Finance Committee rejects self-insurance proposal.
4:32pm
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. Finance Committee chooses market competition and consumer choice.
4:18pm
UW System President Cross. Statement regarding Joint Finance Committee vote on employee compensation.
2:16pm
Transportation Development Association. When highway projects are delayed so are vital safety improvements, putting at risk Wisconsin families.
9:28am
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. What will happen if Wisconsin doesn't keep this project moving forward by enumerating the project and reinstating funding in the 2017-19 budget?
9:21am
Various Education and Disability Organizations. Memo to Joint Finance on items 23 and 27 in the Assembly Republican education budget motion of June 6.

2:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee rejects Scott Walker's self-insurance proposal.
12:04pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. At impasse on other budget issues, Wisconsin lawmakers turn to prison spending, worker pay.
4:49am
Daily Reporter. State survey finds likely voters oppose delaying road projects.
4:43am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Wisconsin budget panel to vote on Walker's insurance plan.

Senate Floor Session

5:37am
Sen. Kapenga. Eight bills advance.
5:34am
School Choice Wisconsin. Statement on passage of Senate Bill 293.
5:31am
Sen. Marklein. Senate passes bill to transfer ownership of White Mound County Park in Sauk County.
5:30am
Sen. Marklein. Statement on passage of the Cookie Bill.
5:29am
Rep. Nygren. Senate approves final two special session bills to fight addiction.
5:28am
AG Schimel. Applauds Legislature for actions to reduce drug abuse.

4:54am
Racine Journal Times. Senate approves changes to private school voucher systems.
4:52am
WJFW. Wisconsin Senate approves relaxing baiting prohibition.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate approves bills on carjackings, heroin abuse.
4:47am
WSAW. Wisconsin Senate passes bill making Veterans Day a holiday.
4:40am
WSAW. Wisconsin Senate passes bills targeting opioid abuse.
4:40am
WEAU. Wisconsin Senate votes to end home baking sales ban.

Assembly Floor Session

1:03pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Assembly passes Wisconsin REINS Act.
10:58am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Assembly sends WMC, Koch-based anti-regulation bill to governor.
10:34am
Rep. Edming. Votes to "REIN" in regulations.
8:50am
Rep. Rob Brooks. Legislature passes bonding bills.
5:32am
Rep. Allen. Assembly moves forward with convention of states legislation.
5:27am
Rep. Considine. Bipartisan bill passes Assembly.
5:27am
Rep. Taylor. Assembly GOP votes to re-write U.S. Constitution.
5:26am
Rep. Ballweg. Assembly passes bill improving sale of foreclosed property.
5:25am
Rep. Ballweg. Assembly passes administrative rule reform legislation.
5:24am
WMC. State Assembly passes significant regulatory reform.
5:24am
Rep. Neylon. Statement on REINS Act passing the Assembly.
5:23am
Rep. Steineke. Votes against bureaucracy and red tape.
5:22am
Rep. Spiros. Farming bills pass Assembly.

4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Assembly backs national constitutional convention.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Assembly calls for constitutional convention to balance federal budget.
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Assembly backs U.S. constitutional convention, passes bill limiting agency rules.

Legislative

2:52pm
DPW. Dems call for special session to address workforce training, Gov. Scott Walker skips out to Washington for photo-op.
2:12pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Survivors of brutal crimes testify at Wisconsin State Capitol in favor of constitutional amendment.
1:36pm
Rep. Kremer. A public safety funding shell game: MKE mayor's actions speak louder than words.
1:05pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Marklein a no-show for families with pre-existing conditions.
10:32am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Announces support of every statewide law enforcement organization, part of growing coalition.
10:11am
Sen. Hansen. Weekly Democratic radio address: Give Veterans the Day Off.
5:33am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Will Wisconsin's future children receive an equal education?

3:10pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers take testimony on victim rights bill.
12:50pm
Racine Journal Times. Craig bill aims for more thorough review of agencies' spending.
4:47am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly Speaker: No security changes needed at state Capitol.

State Agencies

2:57pm
DHS. Wisconsin birds test positive for West Nile virus.
2:54pm
DATCP. School's out! Cyber safety is in.
12:43pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of June 19.
12:40pm
AG Schimel. Announces involvement in ongoing opioid investigation.
9:24am
AG Schimel. Sometimes all it takes is a phone call.

3:05pm
Cap Times. Brad Schimel, other attorneys general investigating opioid manufacturers.

Economy/Business

9:22am
Gov. Walker. 3.1 percent: Wisconsin's unemployment rate is now the lowest since October 1999.
8:49am
WMC. Survey: Business leaders remain optimistic despite worsening labor shortage.
8:47am
DWD. BLS: State unemployment rate drops to near-historic low of 3.1%

9:36am
WBAY. Wisconsin unemployment drops to 3.1 percent in May.
4:44am
Cap Times. A look at Foxconn, as it eyes Wisconsin for expansion.
4:41am
Detroit Free Press. Trump hints at Foxconn in Wisconsin, but Michigan still in running for investment.

Statewide

2:53pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Wisconsin Rapids banker leading.
2:13pm
Wisconsin Women in Government. Seeks professional women to join its Board of Directors.
10:54am
State Bar of Wisconsin. Paul Swanson sworn in as 62nd President.
9:26am
Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative. Mayors mobilize over Great Lakes restoration and climate change.

9:34am
Cap Times. Wisconsin ranks 28th for children's health, with stark disparities for African-American kids.

Courts

9:11am
District IV Court of Appeals. State v. Jesse T. Riemer.

1:01pm
U.S. News & World Report. Court: OK to discharge soldier for seeking sex from recruits.

Education

3:25pm
UW Colleges/UW-Extension. Dr. Karen R. Schmitt named UW Colleges Provost
1:28pm
UW-Extension. Connect with agriculture experts at UW-Extension Education Station.
1:18pm
UW-Extension. High-tech and hands-on activities to be featured at UW-Extension Education Station.
10:53am
Midwest Food Products Association. Awards $9,000 in scholarships.
10:13am
Great Lakes. Awards $7.2 million to launch emergency grant programs at four-year colleges.

Local

2:35pm
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. West Nile virus confirmed in Waukesha County.
2:20pm
NeighborWorks Alliance of Wisconsin. Fans can score tickets to a Brewers game by donating tools at Miller Park on Father's Day.
1:12pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. County marks start of final phase of construction for Lower Yahara River Trail.

Congress

3:47pm
DPW. Shot/Chaser: Rep. Sean Duffy gets his answer.
1:35pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Applauds expansion of apprenticeships. 
10:56am
U.S. Sen. Baldiwn. To Health Secretary Price at hearing: Why do you want to take away coverage and increase costs for Wisconsinites struggling with opioid addiction?
10:30am
DPW. ICYMI: Republicans mislead the public on Trumpcare.
9:53am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introduces plan to preserve the future of Wisconsin dairy.
9:24am
Save IRIS. Asks you to please save Medicaid.
9:03am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Portman. Lead bipartisan effort to improve family care services for America's most vulnerable youth.

5:07am
Bloomberg. Shooting of gun-rights congressman fires up both sides of debate.
5:05am
The Hill. Security fears grow on both sides of aisle.
4:55am
Washington Post. Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say.
4:53am
WFRV. Rep. Mike Gallagher talks to Local 5 about Alexandria shooting.
4:50am
Chippewa Herald. Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting.
4:50am
Wausau Daily Herald. Sean Duffy safe after shooting at GOP baseball practice.
4:45am
WTMJ. Marquette law professor says politicians should cut back on political rhetoric.
4:44am
Fox 11. Wisconsin politicians react to Virginia shooting.
4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin lawmakers send condolences after shooting in Virginia injures majority whip.

Politics

4:19pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Statement on Justice Michael Gableman's decision to not seek reelection in 2018.
3:46pm
Sen. Craig. Recognizes the outstanding service of Justice Gableman.
2:56pm
Rep. Allen. Statement on Justice Michael Gableman not seeking re-election.
2:19pm
DPW. Statement regarding Michael Gableman not seeking re-election.
2:18pm
Rep. Jarchow. (Updated) Thanks Justice Gableman for his service.
1:30pm
RPW. President Trump joins Governor Walker in support of Wisconsin's workforce.
12:54pm
DPW. DC leah strikes again.
12:44pm
Gov. Walker. Releases statement on Justice Gableman.
11:57am
DPW. ICYMI: Political opportunist Kevin Nicholson polls on whether to lie to the voters of Wisconsin.
11:56am
Gableman for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Statement on the 2018 Supreme Court election.
10:57am
One Wisconsin Now. Statements regarding Michael Gableman not seeking re-election.
10:55am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Statement on Justice Gableman.

10:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman will not seek second term.
10:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Michael Gableman not expected to seek a second term on state Supreme Court.
9:57am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Gableman stepping down.

Wednesday June 14, 2017

Governor

12:10pm
Gov. Walker. Summer public tours at the Wisconsin Executive Residence begin tomorrow.

Budget

3:21pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP may consider heavy truck fee to pay for roads.
11:14am
Rep. Felzkowski. Column: The future of Wisconsin education.

5:46am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee to resume work on Thursday.
4:56am
Beloit Daily News. Dueling school funding plans could delay budget passage.

Senate Floor Session

5:31pm
Sens. Bewley, Hansen. GOP passes on chance to protect taxpayers and fully address opioid crisis.
5:04pm
Sen. Hansen. Senate Republicans vote against giving veterans the day off for Veterans Day.
4:36pm
Sen. Larson. Rushed voucher bill passes GOP-led Senate.
4:31pm
Sen. Larson. Senate GOP okays putting health and safety of public at risk.
4:07pm
Sen. Hansen. Senate Republicans vote against protecting consumers from gas station card skimmers.
3:22pm
Sen. Cowles. Skimmers bill sees success on the Senate floor.
2:56pm
Sen. Shilling. Veterans denied right to Veterans Day.
2:24pm
Sen. Johnson. Statement on passage of dangerous deregulation legislation.
1:16pm
Sen. Vukmir. Senate passes bill to combat motor vehicle thefts.

Assembly Floor Session

3:09pm
Sen. Carpenter. Summerfest 50th Anniversary honored by Legislature.
2:55pm
Rep. Snyder. Congratulates the Medical College of Wisconsin Central Campus.
2:34pm
Rep. Skowronski. Alzheimer's resolution passes Assembly and Senate.
2:13pm
Rep. Petryk. Ellsworth native, Tasha Schuh, recognized as Wisconsin 'Hometown Hero.'
2:01pm
Rep. Barca. Assembly Democrats move to address workforce, wages, entrepreneurship and jobs growth in Wisconsin.

Legislative

3:42pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Wisconsin first, not Washington: Protection from Trump and the GOP Congress.
1:18pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: Racine Journal Times highlights upcoming legislative hearing on Thursday.
12:20pm
Wisconsin Infrastructure Investment Now. Statewide poll confirms clear public, Republican support for preserving prevailing wage law.
10:57am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Calls on Senate to protect Wisconsin small businesses.
10:48am
Rep. Jarchow. Wisconsin Supreme Court stands with property owners.
9:40am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Calls on Assembly to pass REINS Act.
9:38am
Rep. Allen. Enthusiastic about 3rd upcoming "Coffee with Scott."
9:34am
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on Article V convention.

8:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Pass bill to deter sneaky budget tricks.
5:52am
WQOW. Wisconsin Senate to vote on making Veterans Day a holiday.
5:51am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Assembly to vote on regulatory changes.
5:20am
Cap Times. Bill would allow chiropractors to conduct physical exams for student athletes.
5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers fast track catch-all school-choice bill.
5:10am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Assembly set to request constitutional convention.
5:10am
Beloit Daily News. Toughening penalties for carjacking up for Senate vote.
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate, Assembly scheduled to vote on several bills.
4:47am
WISC. Assembly panel scales back lead pipe replacement program.
4:46am
WBAY. Two Wis. lawmakers hope to help first responders with PTSD.
4:45am
WKBT. Assembly panel OKs chiropractor athletic exams.

State Agencies

10:56am
DWD. Sec. Allen named Region V Director for National Association of State Workforce Agencies' Board of Directors.
10:54am
WEDC. Awards grant to Prairie du Chien to support downtown redevelopment project.
9:29am
DOJ. States' rights prevail in challenge to FCC.

2:39pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin prison warden, employees convicted of fishing violations.

Economy/Business

11:18am
Beloit Daily News. Foxconn, assembler of iPhones, eyes Wisconsin for plant.
6:09am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Select Sires to acquire Accelerated Genetics.
4:59am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Rockwell, ManpowerGroup aim to train 1,000 veterans per year.
4:50am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Kmart's Wisconsin store closures affect 239 employees.

Statewide

4:33pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Despite increases, many Wisconsin home values still below 2008 levels.
4:08pm
Sierra Club. Community members highlight hazards of factory farms.
8:56am
AARP. New scorecard gives WI high marks for serving older adults, people with disabilities.
6:10am
Badger Boys State. County executives elected.

6:08am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin FFA Foundation raises over $483,000.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin ranks in bottom half of states for children's health.

Courts

4:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin seeks emergency action in 'cocaine mom' case.

Education

11:44am
MPS. Record number of schools awarded for behavior and academic excellence.
8:57am
UW-Madison. Class analysis gives initial green light to green energy in Waterloo.

5:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Madison chancellor says if federal government reduces research support, the state's flagship campus will have to rethink its research priorities.

Local

2:19pm
City of Madison. Dane County bird tests positive for West Nile virus.
2:19pm
Washington County Planning and Parks Department. Park and Trail System - daily entrance fee and annual park stickers.
10:47am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Accepting applications for 2017 Pressure Chamber competition.
10:46am
MCTS. Prepare to Polka!

5:19am
Fond du Lac Reporter. 19 'structurally deficient' bridges in Fond du Lac County identified.
5:02am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wheel tax replacement stalls in Chippewa County.
4:51am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse mayor supports local lawmakers' call for state-based climate plan.

Congress

1:02pm
DPW. Statement on congressional baseball practice shooting.
12:18pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on shooting this morning which injured 5, including Majority Whip Scalise.
11:15am
Sen. Johnson. Statement on congressional baseball practice shooting.
10:12am
One Wisconsin Now. Jesse Kremer blames media, Hollywood for VA shooting.
9:28am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on shooting at congressional baseball practice.
6:06am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Trump's failure to meet with 300 Waukesha GE employees whose jobs are being outsourced to Canada.
6:04am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Votes to protect whistleblowers and increase VA accountability.

2:33pm
CBS News. Paul Ryan declares "an attack on one of us, is an attack on all of us."
11:16am
NBC 15. Wisconsin lawmaker says shooting could have been predicted.
10:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. No Wisconsin members of Congress hurt in shooting.
8:40am
Reuters. Gunman wounds several at congressional baseball practice in Virginia.
5:47am
CBS 58. "It's devastating he's here:" GE workers blame President Trump and Speaker Ryan for jobs moving to Canada.
5:09am
WAOW. AP sources: Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean.'
5:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson: I haven't seen details of secret Senate health care bill.
5:06am
ABC News. Congress passes long-sought VA accountability bill.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Donald Trump: Wisconsin could land 'major, incredible manufacturer' soon.
5:05am
The Hill. In Wisconsin, Trump touts 'earn while you learn' jobs push.
5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Trump slams Obamacare ahead of touting importance of apprenticeships.
5:03am
Kenosha News. Trump highlights technical schools in Wisconsin.
5:03am
USA Today. Trump decries Obamacare in Milwaukee visit.
4:58am
Cap Times. Soglin contradicts Trump's message on health care.
4:49am
Fox 6. "A happy surprise:" In Waukesha, Pres. Trump hints at big news for the Badger State.

Politics

6:07am
DPW. Sen. Leah Vukmir says Wisconsin was "doing fine" with over 500,000 uninsured Wisconsinites.

5:00am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Gov. Walker raises more than $1 million, fueled by Trump visit at Milwaukee event.

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Governor

4:40am
Fond du Lac Reporter. With a dearth of workers, Walker lobbies to boost creative merits.

Budget

2:31pm
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. Fact sheet: Why can't Wisconsin just resurface the road?
12:15pm
Transportation Development Association. Wisconsinites overwhelmingly oppose delaying critical interstate projects in Milwaukee. Poll Memo. Slides.

12:17pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Per mile fee on heavy trucks emerges as tolling alternative for Wisconsin road funding.
5:09am
WJFW. Toiling over tolls? Joint Finance co-chair considers toll roads best fix for transportation funding shortfall.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers propose new transparency requirement for budget process.
4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Want to know what's proposed for the state budget? This bill requires you be told.
4:46am
Sheboygan Press. Walker: Budget could give $6.2M more to SASD.
4:42am
WKOW. (Video) State budget committee co-chair talks transportation, education funding on Capital City Sunday.

Legislative

5:08pm
Sen. Craig. Introduces zero-based budgeting process.
1:19pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Forever is a long, long time.
12:25pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Bill would allow chiropractors to perform physicals on student athletes.
11:13am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin school voucher bill backed by Betsy DeVos's group.
10:18am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Wisconsin District Attorneys Association endorses bipartisan legislation to ensure equal rights for crime victims. 
9:25am
National Association of Social Workers Wisconsin Chapter. The Constitutional Convention.
5:36am
Various Organizations. Wisconsin healthcare leaders oppose chiropractor bill.
5:18am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Assembly to vote Wednesday on dangerous, misguided legislation to undermine the U.S. Constitution.

10:43am
Cap Times. Reports show Vivitrol maker has spent heavily lobbying in states including Wisconsin.
5:10am
Fox 11. Lawmakers look at more ways to address homelessness.
5:09am
WISC. Sheboygan County sheriff protests at Capitol for county correctional officers.
4:47am
WEAU. Tax benefit for Wisconsin's disabled veterans could increase eligibility.
4:45am
NBC 26. Wisconsin legislators introducing bill to add ADA positions statewide.

State Agencies

2:45pm
DATCP. 24-hour turnarounds keep exporters coming.
2:33pm
DNR. Weekly news.
2:32pm
DATCP. Gypsy moth survey under way in Wisconsin.
1:31pm
DWD. Now accepting Wisconsin Fast Forward grant applications for small businesses and construction occupations.
11:16am
WEDC. Awards grant to Gateway Technical College to support business accelerator program.
10:22am
DOJ. Town of Milton police officer saves the life of an 8-year-old boy through selfless act.

Economy/Business

5:00am
Milwaukee Business Journal. More hiring than firing expected in job market, most employers plan to maintain: Manpower survey.
4:41am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin manufacturing slips in Ball State report.

Statewide

12:20pm
Elder Rights Project. Marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with events statewide.
5:15am
Badger Boys State. Mayors elected.

5:01am
USA Today. More than 2 billion are overweight or obese globally, new study says.

Courts

9:22am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Robert Joseph Steitz.

12:08pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin court orders new trial in farmer, warden standoff.
5:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Jury finds against retired Germantown teachers who lost benefit after Act 10.
4:44am
Reuters. Man pleads guilty in Wisconsin to multi-state lotto scam.

Education

10:22am
UW-Madison. Online dating study shows too many choices can lead to dissatisfaction.
9:43am
UW-Madison. New course will teach students how to fly drones, collect data.

Local

5:41am
Milwaukee Supervisor Omokunde. Statement on officer-involved shooting.

5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Potential reduction in police numbers would be 'devastating' to department.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. $640M bridge linking Minnesota, western Wisconsin nearing completion.

Congress

4:29pm
RPW. President Trump highlights Wisconsin's success building a 21st century workforce.
4:24pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces the Second Chance Reauthorization Act.
2:47pm
DPW. IYCMI: Rep. Sean Duffy actually said these words out loud.
9:55am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Wisconsin needs investments, not cuts, in workforce development and career and technical education.
9:32am
Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin. Calls on Tammy Baldwin to seize opportunity for tax reform.
5:44am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces the No Regulation Without Representation Act.
5:17am
AFT Local 212. Walker-Trump tech college photo-op sheer hypocrisy.

12:12pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Rep. Grothman sees support for Great Lakes funding.
10:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin senators recommend 2 for U.S. Attorney appointment.
9:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin continues to lose out under Republicans' Obamacare repeal legislation.
4:45am
McClatchy DC. Trump puts focus on Wisconsin's growing apprentice program.

Politics

2:35pm
DPW. Will Gov. Scott Walker stand up for vulnerable Wisconsinites at risk of losing health care insurance?
9:54am
RPW. ICYMI: Democrat recruit for governor under fire for failing key test in Democratic primary.
9:29am
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker, worst governor in nation on student loan debt, to host Donald Trump, owner of scam for profit 'university.'

12:10pm
U.S. News & World Report. Democrats accuse Trump, Walker of being hypocrites.
4:48am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker says people outside of Washington like Trump.
4:40am
Fox 6. Democrat looking to challenge Gov. Walker didn't sign recall petition, says he was never asked to.
4:39am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker promises fundraiser with Pres. Trump will be 1 of the biggest events in Wisconsin politics.

Monday June 12, 2017

Governor

4:57pm
Gov. Walker. Proclaims June 12-18 as "U.S. Open at Erin Hills" week.
4:56pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights "Creative Economy" in Fond du Lac.
2:46pm
Gov. Walker. Holds press conference at Sheboygan South High School to highlight investments in K-12 budget proposal.

4:50am
WEAU. Walker requests small business disaster declaration for Barron, Rusk Co.

Budget

5:49am
Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education. Wisconsin biennial budget.

5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Disarming rangers could slow response to state park disruptions, fiscal bureau says.
4:52am
WKOW. Key lawmaker indicates tolling option could break state budget impasse.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Proposed sales tax holiday includes items like TVs, game consoles.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW System regents hoping pay raises for faculty will blunt talent drain.
4:48am
WKOW. Assembly Republicans seek to close spending inequity between school districts.
4:43am
Racine Journal Times. Scott Walker courts public schools while preparing for re-election.
4:27am
Racine Journal Times. GOP struggles over state budget.
4:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. University of Wisconsin officials make pitch for employee raises, maintenance funding.

Legislative

4:09pm
Reps. Bowen, Billings & Sen. Larson. Joint statment calling on Governor Walker to have Wisconsin join the US Climate Alliance. Letter.
10:45am
Rep. Ballweg. 13th Annual Joan Ballweg Leadership Scholarship winners.

5:18am
Racine Journal Times. Hearing on constitutional amendment set.
4:47am
CBS 58. Proposal would increase penalties for Wisconsin motorists who hit bikers, pedestrians.
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tax benefit for disabled Wisconsin veterans sees hefty increase.
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill requiring background checks for voucher school teachers advances in Senate.

State Agencies

4:10pm
WEDC. $250,000 state grant to help boost development of new basketball arena in Oshkosh.
4:01pm
DOJ. AG Schimel announces conviction of lottery fraudster.
12:32pm
Women's Council Wisconsin. Mary Jo Baas honored by Governor Walker for service on Women's Council Board.
10:09am
WEDC. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch departs Monday for weeklong trade mission to Mexico.

5:05am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin struggles to find new homes for sex offenders.
4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Department of Corrections withdraws bonus from falsely accused Lincoln Hills worker.

Economy/Business

4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin power line pits green interests against each other.

Statewide

11:38am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Losing one dairy farm a day is not 'normal.'
10:03am
PDPW. To host Agricultural Professional Partnerships training.
5:50am
Badger Boys State. 76th session begins June 10th.

Courts

1:14pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bayfield County to defend CAFO ordinance in court.
4:40am
Washington Post. Supreme Court could tackle partisan gerrymandering in watershed case.

Education

4:00pm
UW-Madison. African professionals, activists among 2017 Mandela Washington Fellows at UW-Madison.
2:47pm
MPS. Scholarships for Class of 2017 exceed $62 million.
1:22pm
WDA Foundation. Awards $13,000 in dental and hygiene scholarships.
12:34pm
UW-Madison. Like valium for fish? Discovery aims to solve stress in fish farms.
12:32pm
UW-Madison. Finding useful chemicals from fungi, faster.
10:47am
UW-Madison. Machine learning can detect a genetic disorder from speech recordings.
10:44am
Marquette University. Researchers determine woody vines in Panama diminish tree reproduction.

5:59am
Sheboygan Press. Suicide, depression issues beckon Sheboygan schools' attention.
5:00am
Milwaukee Biz Times. UWM eyeing $129 million renovation of student union.
4:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Medical College of Wisconsin program expands treatment of children's mental disorders.
4:24am
WQOW. UW-Eau Claire's request for new $35M residence hall one step closer to reality.

Local

1:20pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County turns to technology to prevent beach closures.
12:30pm
Lodge Kohler. Is the official lodging partner of the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame.
5:52am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Officer-involved lakefront shooting.
5:51am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 9 arrests.

5:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mayor Tom Barrett: Milwaukee could lose 84 police officers due to budget shortfall.
5:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison City Council considers municipal ID program.

Congress

12:25pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Announces nearly $900,000 grant for CVTC to help prepare young Wisconsinites for manufacturing and IT jobs.
11:48am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Vice President Mike Pence highlights Wisconsin's success, says healthcare reform will encourage state-based solutions.
11:45am
RPW. ICYMI: Vice President Mike Pence in Milwaukee leading the way on healthcare reform.
5:53am
DPW. Mayor Tom Barrett and Chair Martha Laning slam disastrous TrumpCare bill, call for strengthening ACA.
5:46am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. To Vice President Pence: Why do you want Washington to make Wisconsin families pay more for less care?
5:44am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Vice President Pence, Gov. Walker promote plan to decimate health care access.

5:01am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Johnson still sees Mueller as impediment to intelligence committee.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In Wisconsin visit Tuesday, Donald Trump will tout apprenticeship to close skills gap.
4:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. Donald Trump to highlight workforce issues at Waukesha Technical College.
4:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Pence promises end to Obamacare during Milwaukee visit.
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pence visits Milwaukee, promoting health care overhaul.

Politics

4:41am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Democracy drowning in flood of campaign cash.

Friday June 9, 2017

Governor

9:47am
Gov. Walker. Requests U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Declaration for Barron and Rusk Counties.

Budget

1:31pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow, Waukesha County Business Alliance. Letter to the Legislature regarding support for enumerating I-94 East-West project.
11:19am
Sen. Vukmir. Pushes eliminating personal property tax.
9:17am
SAA, WASB, Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance, Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance. Memo to Gov. Walker and Legislature regarding 2017-19 budget position.

2:37pm
Beloit Daily News. Walker's sales tax holiday appears to be doomed.
11:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker sales tax holiday could be $5 benefit.
5:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly Republicans barnstorm state to sell K-12 school funding alternative.
4:59am
Merrill Foto News. Assembly Republican leaders promote education budget package in Merrill.
4:56am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. State education funding: Assembly proposal would help some local districts.
4:54am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Lawmakers still 'far apart' on key budget areas.
4:53am
WJFW. Assembly Republicans: Time to address school levy limit issue is "now."
4:51am
Fox 11. State budget committee approves money for Eagle Tower.
4:50am
WEAU. Local school board member says Assembly's K-12 budget proposal is a mistake.

Legislative

12:56pm
Sen. Larson. Education Committee Democrats' statement on rushed voucher bill.
12:53pm
Rep. Steineke. Antigo native to be recognized as WI Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
12:44pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP lawmakers want gun courses offered in high school.
9:22am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Commends passage of cookie bill through Senate committee.

12:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Proposal would exempt paddle boards from Wisconsin's flotation device law.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's Robin Vos and Paul Farrow meet with Trump on infrastructure.
5:04am
Cap Times. Wisconsin lawmaker: Response to belief Earth is 6,000 years old shows need for UW speech bill.
4:58am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: No bait-and-switch on concealed carry.

State Agencies

4:55pm
Rep. Nygren. First participants graduate from Vivitrol Treatment pilot program.
3:59pm
Ready Wisconsin, DHS. Be ready for hot, humid weather.
12:15pm
DOC. First program participants complete Vivitrol treatment pilot program.
12:10pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, June 12-18.
11:36am
LWSRB. Dane County clean water initiatives discussed at Riverway Board meeting.
10:06am
Wisconsin Historical Society. H.H. Bennett Studio gets new window installation by local artist.
9:24am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Mails postcards to inactive voters.
5:20am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

11:26am
Fox 11. Wisconsin Elections Commission says mailing is not scam.

Economy/Business

1:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Help wanted: Manufacturers hiring even as overall job numbers decline.
5:00am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Airbnb to start collecting taxes in Wisconsin.

Environment/Outdoors

12:13pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin wolf population largest ever at 925 animals.

Statewide

11:20am
Quarles & Brady. Real estate law leader joins.

Courts

3:56pm
Wisconsin Watch. After 27 years, judge overturns rape conviction, cites flawed FBI hair analysis.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court: DOJ criminal background reports routinely defame innocent people.
5:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's redistricting case could soon be headed for SCOTUS.

Education

12:42pm
UW System. Elects youngest president, first from Chippewa Valley.
12:14pm
UW-Stout. Ten students receive Potential for Excellence Scholarship.

4:14pm
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System Board of Regents elect its youngest president.
5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 2 Wisconsin institutions join national effort to change medical education.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Medical College of Wisconsin receives $37.8 million gift to form training institute.
4:52am
WKOW. Digging Deeper: Poor internet access putting rural students at disadvantage.

Local

12:58pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Graze River Country pasture walker series planned.
10:14am
MCTS. Next round of GO Pass changes go into effect on Monday.
10:05am
Public Policy Forum. Report explores greater cooperation among Milwaukee's three largest local governments.

4:58am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Fecal microbes found in 60 percent of sampled Kewaunee County wells.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Researchers want to know if cows are to blame for contaminated wells in northeastern Wisconsin.

Congress

10:11am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Statement on the passage of the CHOICE Act.
10:10am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Now accepting applications for national service academies.
5:23am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Glenn Grothman once again votes with party, against Wisconsin families.
5:23am
WISPIRG. Statement on passage of "wrong choices act" by U.S. House.

5:10am
WKOW. Ryan, Pocan have very different takes on Comey testimony.
5:06am
The Hill. Ryan denies GOP would try to impeach Dem accused of same actions as Trump.
4:57am
Reuters. Republicans take knife to post-crisis Wall Street reforms.

Politics

12:59pm
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker still welcoming Donald Trump to Wisconsin to raise campaign cash.

1:04pm
WISC. Want a photo with Trump and Walker? Got $10,000?

Thursday June 8, 2017

Governor

10:35am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Stronger than we were give years ago.
9:17am
Gov. Walker. Participates in 31st Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run.

5:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker asks Trump administration for go-ahead on drug testing for health benefits.

Budget

5:09pm
AFSCME Council 32. Memo to Joint Finance: State employees should not pay more fore healthcare.
4:34pm
Reps. Nygren, Felzkowski, Swearingen. Assembly Republican leaders promote education budget package in Merrill.
4:31pm
Wisconsin Association for Equity in Funding. Statement on school funding plan in 2017-19 biennial budget.
2:34pm
Reps. Nygren, Felzkowski, Bernier, Quinn. Assembly Republicans leaders promote education budget package in Eau Claire area.
1:31pm
Rep. Pope. Assembly Republican K-12 funding plan misses the point.
12:48pm
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. Fact sheet.

2:58pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Momentum gains among state Senate Republicans to roll back personal property tax.
1:54pm
WISC. GOP senator: No consensus on tolling.
12:46pm
Wisconsin State Journal. As payouts from dog-wolf conflicts reach new record, quicker payouts sought for hunters.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker: I'd consider tolling motorists at Illinois state line.
4:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker says progress is being made on Wisconsin budget.
4:54am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Assembly Republicans pitch school funding proposal.

Legislative

4:35pm
Rep. Allen. Critical of cell tower bill; no setback requirement on 'small wireless' towers up to 50 feet.
3:03pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. State legislators to hold hearing on bipartisan legislation to ensure equal rights for crime victims.
2:43pm
Rep. Ohnstad. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: "WI can do better."
12:26pm
Rep. Kremer. Beyond parody: Liberal media shocked to discover Christians exist.
10:09am
Speaker Vos. To participate in White House Infrastructure Summit.
9:16am
Rep. Kitchens. Clean water access bill passes Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
5:38am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Wisconsin REINS Act heading to floor vote.

1:47pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Changes to voucher program on fast track for Senate vote.
5:23am
WAOW. Wausau baker, lawmaker react to proposed baked goods bill.
5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Repeal of personal property tax gains steam in state Legislature.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrats propose tougher campaign finance laws.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker endorses joining Article V constitutional convention.

State Agencies

5:07pm
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance.
4:50pm
DNR. 2016-17 Wisconsin wolf monitoring data now available.
1:29pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Port Washington Historical Society received the 2017 Reuben Gold Thwaites Award.
11:54am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Katherine L. Kemnitz received the 2017 Genealogy Family History Book Award.
11:53am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Madisen Maher Architects received the 2017 Historic Restoration Award.
5:36am
DOT. DMV driver manual available in eBook format.

Economy/Business

5:12am
Duluth News Tribune. Minnesota Power plans natural gas plant in Superior.
5:03am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin startup investments have nearly doubled in five years.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Oven expanding, adding about 85 jobs.
4:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Job and wage growth remained in the middle of the pack in 2016.
4:54am
Wausau Daily Herald. Great Lakes Cheese company plans to add 125 new jobs in Wausau.

Environment/Outdoors

2:30pm
Fox 6. Wisconsin wolf population up 6 percent.

Statewide

3:01pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservationists host standing room-only anniversary celebration.
2:32pm
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Medicaid is vital for children in northern Wisconsin.
12:55pm
WPRI. Report: High-quality child care scarce in many low-income Wisconsin communities.

Courts

4:33pm
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Supreme Court right to protect reputations from Schimel's harm.
12:04pm
Legal Action of Wisconsin. Secures decisive victory from Wisconsin Supreme Court.
10:00am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Dennis A. Teague v. Brad D. Schimel.
9:59am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waukesha County v. J.W.J.
5:37am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Jail inmate awarded $6.7 million for sex assaults, nothing for shackling.

12:06pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin court: Criminal history checks lead to defamation.
5:22am
CBS 58. Former Milwaukee inmate awarded $6.7M for alleged rape.

Education

11:13am
UW-Stout. Nine faculty, academic staff members recognized for excellence.

5:06am
Cap Times. Rebecca Blank: UW-Madison lobbying Congress on Trump's 2018 budget.

Local

4:39pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Debunks Freedom From Religion Foundation's claims that welcome signs are an unconstitutional establishment of religion.
1:27pm
Milwaukee Common Council President Hamilton. New officers embrace call to service for our city.
10:36am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Extends deepest gratitude, congratulations to retiring Director of Dane County Land and Water Resources.
9:17am
City of Madison. Public Health works to keep swimming water safe.
5:39am
Leadership Green Bay. Presents new reading area at Navarino Park.

1:50pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. U.S. Open economic impact on region estimated at $120 million.
5:21am
Fox 11. Public gets first look at Kewaunee Co. contaminated groundwater study findings.
5:02am
WTMJ. Group warns of sex trafficking spike during U.S. Open.

Congress

5:08pm
DPW. Statement on extraordinary testimony from James Comey.
4:37pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Looks out for small banks.
2:29pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to protect rights of disabled airplane passengers.
2:01pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Leads effort for more consumer choice in health insurance markets.
1:42pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on former FBI Director James Comey's testimony on Trump and Russia.
9:15am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senators introduce legislation to improve Affordable Care Act, make coverage more affordable for middle-class families.

2:59pm
WKOW. VP Pence to visit Milwaukee Saturday.
1:45pm
The Hill. Comey accuses Trump administration of 'lies'
1:44pm
Fox 11. Legal experts: Trump's comments inappropriate, maybe worse.
4:58am
WKOW. Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for U.S.

Politics

2:27pm
RPW. Throwback Thursday: What they said about DPW 2017.
1:32pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Statement on Comey testimony.

5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Researchers say hacking did not affect election results in Wisconsin presidential vote.
5:09am
Sheboygan Press. Two Democrats, including a Kohl, emerge to challenge U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman in 2018.
5:01am
WUWM. Walker, Trump put the past behind in preps for local fundraiser.

Wednesday June 7, 2017

Governor

3:00pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. An eight-directional compass from Eau Claire wins 2017 Governor's Business Plan Contest.
2:30pm
Gov. Walker. Presents Governor's Business Plan Contest awards at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference.
1:02pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Gov. Walker teams up with Trump to endanger healthcare for Wisconsinites.
10:38am
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin Works for Everyone: DHS submits application to reform BadgerCare Plus for childless adults.
10:20am
Gov. Walker. Announces a record $3.9 million in youth apprenticeship state grants to serve 4,300 students.

2:48pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin submits plan to become first state to drug screen some Medicaid enrollees.
4:56am
WEAU. Governor Walker names June 6th Project Search Day.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin becoming national leader in hiring disabled workers.

Budget

3:47pm
DPW. Stalled: Republicans struggle with state budget process.
3:04pm
Rep. Nygren. Assembly Republican leaders promote education budget package in Green Bay area.
3:03pm
DPW. What they're saying: Gov. Scott Walker's failed leadership created budget impasse.
2:29pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Terrible jobs numbers and inability to fund Wisconsin schools: Just another day in Scott Walker's Wisconsin.
11:02am
Transportation Development Association. State funding for local transportation has not kept up with costs for decades, which has adversely affected local transportation finances and road conditions.
5:24am
Rep. Macco. New Assembly proposal means more education dollars for Brown County.

2:50pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker ties Wisconsin tolling to hitting up Illinoisans, others at state line.
12:25pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget deliberations won't resume this week.
6:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Get roads done with real money.
4:53am
Cap Times. MillerCoors opposes alcohol enforcement office, clarifications to Wisconsin alcohol license law.
4:50am
Cap Times. Assembly GOP proposal would boost aid for lower-spending Wisconsin school districts.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Republican leaders clash over new K-12 education spending plan.
4:48am
RiverTowns. Walker touts education proposal at Hudson High School.
4:47am
Racine Journal Times. Senate leader dismisses Assembly education plan.
4:45am
NBC 15. Walker sticks to tax, school vow despite impasse.
4:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. For-profit college regulators still have concerns about plan to drop board.
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Legislature and governor need to find common ground on the state budget.

Legislative

3:15pm
Rep. Allen. Budget Transparency Act circulating for co-sponsorship. LRB-3260.
3:12pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Proponents of constitutional convention should try governing instead.
3:01pm
Rep. Wichgers. The necessity of ending our opioid addiction.
12:08pm
Sen. Larson. Unveils campaign integrity package. Package Proposals. Spending by Legislative Committees.
11:11am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Statement at Sen. Larson's June 7 press conference.
9:58am
Wisconsin Legislative Democrats. Letter to WI congressional delegation regarding proposed changes to USDA.
9:40am
Sen. Bewley. Tax credit pays off for job cutters.

2:54pm
Fox 6. All students could opt out of Wisconsin tests under bill.
12:28pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Senate committee OKs baked goods bill.
8:57am
Cap Times. Gagging the UW: Critics worry campus speech bill is another attack on academic freedom.
5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill easing fish farm regulations could be signed into law this month.
4:56am
WBAY. Boater in Cat Island crash has history of OWI; lawmaker pushes to toughen law.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vos proposes eliminating licensing of Wisconsin bakeries.

State Agencies

12:50pm
WEDC. Wisconsin Oven, TPS expanding in Walworth County.
12:49pm
AG Schimel. Appoints experienced, award-winning prosecutor to lead Office of Crime Victim Services.
12:05pm
State Public Defender. 3 attorneys named 2017 women in the law.
10:30am
DATCP. Milk Marketing Board election results announced.
9:55am
DOT. Cautions drivers about increased potential for deer/vehicle crashes in June.
8:59am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Announces Board of Curators awards for 2017.

Economy/Business

3:32pm
WMC. Two-Minute Drill: Wisconsin's economy best in 15 years.
2:20pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.
12:15pm
Sen. Shilling. Is Wisconsin entering a recession?
12:14pm
Rep. Barca. After six years of Walker, Wisconsin is lagging behind midwestern states.

2:40pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Slowdown in Wisconsin in 2016 led by weakness in manufacturing sector.
12:09pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin ranks 33rd in private sector jobs in 2016.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sears to close 3 more Kmart stores in Wisconsin.

Statewide

2:21pm
Dairyland Power Cooperative. Announces natural gas plant partnership.
5:15am
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Medicaid provides more access to health coverage for rural communities than Wisconsin's metro areas.

4:55am
WKOW. Report: More than one third of kids in rural Wisconsin rely on Medicaid, BadgerCare.

Courts

12:23pm
Fair Elections Project. Calls for fair map drawing process to continue. Response in opposition to application for stay.
9:36am
District II Court of Appeals. Bayland Buildings v. Spirit Master Funding VIII.

2:55pm
U.S. News & World Report. Voters ask Supreme Court not to stall new Wisconsin maps.
4:47am
U.S. News & World Report. DOJ asks 7th Circuit to continue cocaine mom law stay. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

2:27pm
UW-Stout. Members of class of 2021 prepare for start of fall semester.
5:13am
UW-Rock County. Registration continues for youth summer camps.

Local

2:26pm
Garski Truck and Equipment. Former Mount Pleasant Village President files criminal complaint against village officials.
12:24pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County begins design of final segment of trail spanning Dodgeville to Waukesha.
12:20pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. To attend White House meeting.
5:17am
Voces de la Frontera. Threats and a suspicious video: Greendale Police silence citizen complaint.

5:20am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Kewaunee County looking forward to Farm Tech Days.
5:18am
WTMJ. Milwaukee woman withdraws complaint against the Greendale Police Department.
4:55am
WISN. Millennials moving out of Milwaukee, study says.
4:54am
WJFW. Minocqua leaders considering PRAT for road improvements.

Congress

4:04pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Fast and Furious scandal should be one of greatest scandals in American history.
3:05pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Net neutrality: A solution looking for a problem.
12:17pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Urges passage of bill to remove veterans' social security numbers from government documents.
5:14am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan VA accountability reform passes Senate.

12:38pm
La Crosse Tribune. Ron Kind: Time to put rural Wisconsin first.

Federal Agencies

4:57am
WQOW. FCC Chairman visits Eau Claire, discusses internet rules.

Politics

11:04am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Announces campaign for Congress.
10:49am
Walker for Governor. What they're saying: 5-year recall anniversary makes clear Wisconsin is moving forward under Gov. Walker's leadership.

2:44pm
Fox 11. Dan Kohl announces campaign for 6th Congressional District.
4:42am
Kenosha News. Iron worker gearing up to challenge Ryan.

Tuesday June 6, 2017

Governor

1:48pm
Gov. Walker. Proclaims June 6 as Project SEARCH Day during visit to Kalahari Resorts.

4:45am
WISC. Gov. Walker says additional Trump stops possible next week.

Budget

4:39pm
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Wisconsin parents: Assembly education plan hurts kids, betrays promise.
2:57pm
Speaker Vos; Reps. Nygren, Felzkowski. Assembly Republicans unveil education budget package.
2:00pm
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Statement on Assembly GOP school funding plan.
1:49pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on Assembly GOP education plan.
1:26pm
Assembly GOP. Budget Proposal Relating to K-12 Funding (LFB Memo). 
1:05pm
Rep. Steineke. Lower taxes, better schools. Pigs can fly.
12:36pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Responds to Assembly Education press conference.
5:09am
Rep. Felzkowski. Spearheads funding for libraries, snowmobile trails, and ATV safety programs. 

2:35pm
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Dispute over $11 tax cut could derail Wisconsin budget.
2:26pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans unveil sweeping education proposal but impasse continues.
1:56pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Assembly rolls out K-12 plan, only to hit roadblock in Senate.
11:53am
Cap Times. Finance co-chair Darling: Secretive 999 motion 'taints' the Wisconsin budget process.
11:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bike Fed keeps 1 eye on road, 1 on transportation budget.
11:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans to release details of school spending plan.
5:03am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Walker believes budget can still be close to on time.
5:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Benefit changes, reserve funds - not self-insurance - will save $60 million, budget panel leaders say.
4:54am
Cap Times. At budget stalemate, Wisconsin Assembly and Senate could offer dueling versions.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin state budget stalled; Assembly, Senate may each write own versions.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker cites concerns with Assembly GOP education plan.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Rep. Nygren says Medicaid drug testing could be helpful.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker presses for his road budget near delayed Dane County project.

Legislative

11:50am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP pushing no-license bakery bill.
9:31am
Rep. Considine. Column: Get an early start to ensure your farm's future.

5:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Lena Taylor's staff undergoes upheaval during key budget work.
5:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly to vote on constitutional convention request.
5:07am
WQOW. Local brewer worries proposal could hinder craft brewing industry.
5:00am
Beloit Daily News. New bill would eliminate all license requirements for bakers.
4:44am
Kenosha News. State Dems decry Ryan, GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare.

State Agencies

4:49pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:00pm
DATCP. Consumer Alert: Fake DATCP email circulating.
1:50pm
DACTP. Shining a light on conservation success: 2016 Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Annual Report.
12:57pm
WEDC. Announces six global trade ventures through mid-2018.
12:00pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball jackpot increases to $375 million.
9:33am
DOJ. Quality work of DOJ investigators, assistant attorney general results in life sentence of Iron County man for homicide and arson.

4:50am
WQOW. May traffic crashes claim 45 lives in Wisconsin.

Statewide

3:35pm
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. FCC Chairman Pai, Sen. Johnson spend time with Wisconsin broadcasters.

4:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fatal teen driver crashes increase across U.S., Wisconsin.

Courts

11:53am
Fox 11. Oneida Seven Generations complaint against Green Bay dismissed.
5:05am
WKOW. Wisconsin DOJ sues South Carolina property company.
5:04am
WXOW. Wisconsin private attorneys seeking wage increase for taking public defender cases.

Education

3:57pm
WTCS. Lumnia Foundation awards challenge grant to Wisconsin.
2:22pm
UW-Madison. Celestial boondocks: Study supports the idea that we live in a void.
12:07pm
WARF. And UW-Madison ranked sixth among universities in U.S. utility patents in 2016.
11:56am
UW-Stout. National Science Foundation LAKES grant renewed for $303K.
11:49am
UW-Madison. First Prenatal-to-Five Summit emphasizes collabortion and starting early to help kids.

2:39pm
Cap Times. UW's Flexible Option program growing, but not bringing in much money.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison pares back college access program to focus on Madison, Milwaukee.

Local

4:38pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Madison introduces new opportunities for downtown retail street vending & placemaking. Map.
2:24pm
Milwaukee Ald. Perez. Hit-and-run incidents show callous disregard for others.
12:06pm
Wisconsin Bear Hunters' Association. Donate to Chetek tornado damage clean-up effort.
9:35am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Parks headquarters, others turn to sun for power.
9:32am
MCTS. Bus Rapid Transit design kickoff meetings this week.
9:29am
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Hasty action by supervisors pushes vaulable leader out the door.

5:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mayor Paul Soglin set goal of 2 percent rise in city taxes for average home in 2018.
5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Buffalo County residents concerned over proposal to convert farmland to sand storage.

Congress

2:20pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Questions Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at hearing on education budget.
5:08am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Attacks on women's health loom large as Senate considers AHCA.

4:56am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Ranking Wisconsin's federal lawmakers for 'bipartisanship.'
4:55am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Grothman backs Trump pulling out of Paris Climate Accord.

Politics

11:36am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Governor Walker says recall victory is proof voters want leaders to "Go big, go bold."
5:21am
RPW. Wisconsin Republicans celebrate the five-year anniversary of the recall victory.

10:50am
Cap Times. Wisconsin's Bernie Sanders? Those close to Paul Soglin are optimistic about governor run.
4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker: 'I'd love to have that battle' with Paul Soglin.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker would 'love' potential challenge from Madison mayor.

Monday June 5, 2017

Governor

1:26pm
Gov. Walker. Urges lawmakers to 'get it done' at Verona Road Project.

Budget

12:42pm
Rep. Berceau. Wisconsin needs real transportation solutions.
11:14am
Gov. Walker. Visits Hartland North Elementary School, highlights the historic K-12 investments included in budget proposal
4:52am
Sen. Taylor. Continues to support forestry and agriculture.
4:51am
Sen. Taylor. Rejects Gov. Walker's attack on parole.

4:04pm
Beloit Daily News. Stuck: School, roads funding leave budget talks at impasse.
4:02pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Amid state budget impasse, Senate leaders mull going it alone.
4:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers divided on proposal to cut $90M from Scott Walker's school funding increase.
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP wants to cut personal property tax in state budget, but steep price tag looms.
4:33am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Editorial: Abandon the budget smokescreen.

Legislative

4:26pm
Reps. Taylor, Ohnstad; Sen. Johnson. RyanCare = Pay more, get less.
4:13pm
Rep. Subeck. Introduces "Safe Storage for Gun Safety" package to curb gun violence and accidental shootings for National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
12:11pm
Rep. Taylor. Dear GOP, it's not working.
10:06am
Rep. Hebl. Column: Campus "free speech" bill will squash free speech, not protect it.

State Agencies

3:31pm
DWD. JobCenterofWisconsin.com debuts one-stop resource to connect health care employers with talent.
1:27pm
DOJ. Files lawsuit against deceptive property management company and its many affiliates.
10:09am
DATCP Sec. Brancel. Impact of dairy reaches beyond the barn doors. 

4:35am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Two-state tax reciprocity long overdue.
4:31am
Racine Journal Times. Critics deride secrecy, limits on investigations by state Ethics Commission as it nears 1-year mark.

Economy/Business

4:14pm
Wisconsin Safety Council. Kicks off Safety Month.

4:32am
Chippewa Herald. Survey: Economists expect slower U.S. growth.

Statewide

10:05am
Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Colon brings vision, values-driven leadership.
10:04am
PDPW. Tours to highlight technologies and management practices to preserve water quality.

4:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Despite billions of public dollars, some rural residents slog through slow internet.

Courts

4:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge finds DNR board broke law in Blue Mounds snowmobile case.

Education

2:23pm
UW-Madison. Newly identified gene helps time spring flowering in vital grass crops.
1:25pm
UW System. Regents honor outstanding UW System Academic Staff.
11:48am
UW-Stout. Festival art installation by students based on plant fungus.

Local

1:52pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Hires Mahanth Joishy, Fleet Superintendent.
12:43pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Congratulates Colon on new role.
10:11am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 4 arrests.

4:30am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Sick of too little funding and too many cases, Marinette DA resigns in protest. Cap Times. 

Congress

4:00pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. ICYMI: Rep. Ron Kind ranked most independent member of Wisconsin delegation.
3:58pm
Community Advocates. Potential Medicaid changes "A threat level that low-income Wisconsinites have never seen."
2:22pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Requests robust funding for job training to help older Wisconsinites return to the workforce.

4:47am
Sheboygan Press. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin demurs on tax reform.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin advocates, politicians react to withdrawal from Paris climate agreement.
4:39am
The Hill. GOP senator: Tax reform more likely to come before ObamaCare repeal.
4:38am
Cap Times. Sen. Johnson on Paris Accord: 'I don't think it really makes much difference either way.'

Federal Agencies

11:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Army Corps awards extra $50M to Great Lakes.

Politics

4:02pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: "Keep your eye on Scott Walker in Wisconsin."
4:53am
RPW. Democratic recruit for governor relying on group run by defense lawyer who faced RICO investigation, aired fake ads.
4:49am
RPW. Statement on DPW party chair vote.

4:48am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin Democrats focus on rebuilding at state convention.
4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Democrats see optimism.
4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Paul Soglin says he's considering running for governor.
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Democrats re-elect Martha Laning as chair despite crushing losses. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrats use convention to attack Trump, look ahead to 2018.
4:38am
Fox 6. Who will run? List of potential challengers for Gov. Scott Walker is growing.

Friday June 2, 2017

Governor

3:33pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Milwaukee County judge.
11:48am
Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association. New law protects environment, brings certainty to agriculture community.

1:58pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker heads to Japan for potential jobs mission.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker signs bill easing high-capacity well regulations.
4:55am
WEAU. Walker asks for SBA assessment of storm damage.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker signs bill to loosen Wisconsin well rules.

Budget

11:45am
Rep. Hintz. "Get it Done" says governor who refuses to get it done.
11:42am
Gov. Walker. Visits Hudson High School to highlight the historic K-12 investments included in his budget proposal.
10:35am
Rep. Petryk. State budget to include up to $1 million in Technical Education Equipment Grants.

1:57pm
Racine Journal Times. Parkside officials 'cautiously optimistic.'
4:56am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Drug testing for BadgerCare makes sense.
4:24am
Fox 11. Proposal to remove unused FoodShare benefits added to state budget.

Legislative

2:21pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Launches web ads to save Wisconsin distilleries, microbreweries and wineries.

4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New bill would extend operating hours for Wisconsin wineries.
4:27am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Republicans propose gun classes in public schools.
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers target loophole in opioid law.

State Agencies

3:48pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball jackpot increases to $337 million.
3:32pm
OCI. Administrative Actions May 2017.
12:35pm
AG Schimel. Holds campus sexual assault training at UW-Stevens Point.
11:49am
DNR. Hearing and meetings, June 5-11.

1:56pm
Cap Times. King veterans home staffer who raised concerns files discrimination complaint against Wisconsin DVA.
4:31am
Winona Daily News. Minnesotans working in Wisconsin get tax break from the legislature.

Economy/Business

11:39am
Winnebago Seed Fund. Successfully closes fund raising, surpassing $10MM goal, begins reviewing investment opportunities.

1:59pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Job creation slowed sharply in Wisconsin in 2016, raising questions and worries.
4:28am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Manufacturers brace for wave of retirements.
4:25am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Metro Milwaukee a drag on state job growth in 2016.
4:24am
WKOW. Dane Co. grew jobs at 4x the rate of Wisconsin as a whole in 2016.

Statewide

2:22pm
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. The 2016 State of Wisconsin Sustainability Report.
10:07am
Wisconsin Technology Council. La Crosse high school twins win annual 'Wisconsin YES!' youth business plan contest.
9:21am
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Child firearm deaths show importance of communities working to keep kids safe. Report.

Courts

11:47am
One Wisconsin Now. GOP Ohio attorney general seeks to hold opioid makers accountable for addiction crisis, Wisconsin Attorney Brad Schimel does nothing.
11:43am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Charles A. Nichols v. Board of Bar Examiners.

Education

12:34pm
UW-Madison. Scholarship takes center stage.
11:51am
UW-Madison. Rediscovered mosses document changing Wisconsin landscape.
11:44am
UW-Madison. D-Day invasion was bolstered by UW-Madison penicillin project.
5:00am
UW System, UW-Oshkosh. Announce innovative pilot program to help meet state's IT workforce demands.

4:52am
Oshkosh Northwestern. This UW-Oshkosh program opens IT classes to students - during high school.

Local

1:54pm
Wisconsin Biofuels Association. Statement on Didion Milling explosion.

4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee's lead problem is complex and could cost billions to fix.
4:27am
Beloit Daily News. Cause of Wisconsin corn mill blast unclear; 1 worker missing.

Congress

11:41am
MacIver Institute. Celebrates President Trump's decision to ditch Paris Climate deal.
9:19am
DPW. Statement on the president's decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement.
4:59am
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Oppose proposed cuts to farm programs.

4:25am
The Hill. How Trump left the Paris climate deal.

Politics

2:50pm
RPW. The disarray continues: Democrats kick off state convention.
11:40am
One Wisconsin Now. Hey Scott Walker, We've got something to say.

2:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Democrats say they're energized but questions loom for 2018.
2:00pm
The Hill. Sanders backer prepares to challenge Paul Ryan in 2018.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. President Donald Trump to headline fundraiser for Gov. Scott Walker in Wisconsin.
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge Rebecca Dallet to challenge Justice Michael Gableman in Wisconsin Supreme Court race. Wisconsin State Journal.

Thursday June 1, 2017

Governor

4:52pm
Central Sands Water Action Coalition. Governor sides with industry by signing the high-capacity well bill.
4:03pm
Gov. Walker. Requests U.S. Small Business Administration Damage Assessment in Barron and Rusk counties.
3:33pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Governor ignores science and signs high-capacity well bill.
3:29pm
WMC. Applauds enactment of high-capacity well reform bill.
2:18pm
Milwaukee Democratic Legislative Caucus. Letter to Gov. Walker requesting removal of Sheriff Clarke from office.
12:21pm
Gov. Walker. Signs high capacity well legislation into law.
10:55am
Rep. Novak, Sen. Marklein. Governor signs bill to make cheese Wisconsin's state-dairy product.
10:05am
Sen. Miller. Governor Walker privatizes public water.
10:03am
Gov. Walker. Announces cheese as official State Dairy Product.

1:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker: 'Appropriate' to have licenses to carry concealed weapons.
10:41am
Fox 6. What else curd it be? Cheese is top Wisconsin dairy product.
9:52am
Janesville Gazette. Walker to sign bill easing regulations on high cap wells.

Budget

2:39pm
Wisconsin Library Association. Thanks Joint Finance Committee for supporting public libraries.
1:00pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on Joint Committee on Finance action.
12:39pm
Transportation Development Association. A decade of stagnant revenue, increasing debt service.
5:10am
Sen. Marklein. State parks given tools to continue growing in state budget.
5:09am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises key committee leaders for property tax elimination pledge.
5:08am
Rep. Nygren. Self insurance proposal continues to fall short.
5:08am
Rep. Gannon. Committee on Joint Finance approves budget motion.
4:50am
RPW. Statement on plan to eliminate state property tax.

4:53am
Beloit Daily News. Budget committee heads want insurance reserves audit.
4:50am
Beloit Daily News. Walker lobbies for deal.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers would reduce DNR magazine, cut tax, increase park fees.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Fiscal Bureau: Self-insurance savings $17 million less than projected.
4:46am
Cap Times. Republican lawmakers, Scott Walker administration remain at odds over self-insurance plan.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislators plan to approve state property tax cut.
4:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee approves raises for prosecutors, public defenders, judges.
4:44am
U.S. News & World Report. DNR magazine saved, Walker to get property tax cut.
4:41am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee votes to preserve, shrink independent Parole Commission.
4:38am
WTMJ. Residents split on interstate tolls in Wisconsin.
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republicans buck Walker to save DNR's popular outdoors magazine.
4:33am
WVIK. Forestry Mill Tax has deep roots in Wisconsin's logging history.

Legislative

4:26pm
Sen. Cowles. Committees approve proposal to combat credit card skimmers.
3:59pm
Sen. Taylor. Stands with 91% of Wisconsinites and against GOP repeal of training and permits for conceal carry gun owners.
3:57pm
Reps. Steffen, Goyke.  A bill providing pathways to employment for youthful offenders receives public hearing.
3:55pm
Sen. Wirch. Named Conservation Legislator of the Year.
3:42pm
Rep. Skowronski. Introduces firearm education bill.
12:07pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Stop the sneak attack on distilleries, microbreweries and wineries.
11:14am
Reps. Spreitzer, Zamarripa; Sen. Carpenter. Introduce the Privacy Protection and Gender Identity Anti-Discrimination act.
10:09am
Sen. Bewley. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Giveaway requires no job creation: Thousands of manufacturing jobs lost.
9:32am
LAB: Report 17-10: Unemployment Reserve Fund. Briefing Sheet.
5:12am
Wisconsin Firearm Owners. Testify in favor of Constitutional Carry bill.

1:30pm
Janesville Gazette. State Democrats push for protections for transgender people.
12:06pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Tavern League, beer distributors draft plan to narrow distribution laws.
10:35am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republicans proposing bill to extend winery hours statewide.
4:52am
Racine Journal Times. Alicia's Law leads to sex offender roundup.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin legislative committee votes for constitutional convention.
4:42am
WUWM. Wisconsin could become 30th state to demand a constitutional convention. 
4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers debate permitless carry of concealed guns.
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers introduce bill to crack down on lethal opioids.
4:35am
U.S. News & World Report. NRA lobbyist: Guns equalizer for 'the blacks.'
4:34am
WSAW. Local reaction to potential gun legislation in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

4:36pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
2:48pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of June 5.
1:34pm
DATCP. Don't get tripped up by vacation scams.
12:33pm
Wisconsin Emergency Management. Wisconsin's Heat Awareness Day, June 8, 2017.
12:00pm
DOT. International Roadcheck initiative will be June 6-8.
11:43am
DATCP. Invite pollinators to your yard, Brancel says.
10:28am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Legends and Landmarks: A Walking Tour of Lake Geneva.
9:34am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter, June 2017.

Economy/Business

4:55am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State leads Chicago Fed region in economic growth.

Courts

4:25pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts six new cases.
3:46pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. (Updated) Court rules against Abele again, denies stay.
12:15pm
Sen. Ringhand. Statement regarding the "Cookie Bill" ruling.
11:29am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds ruling protecting home bakers.
8:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Matthew R. Schwitzer.
8:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Carl J. Schwedler.

4:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Judge rules Wisconsin ban on homemade cookie sales is unconstitutional.

Education

12:32pm
DPI. Public listening sessions scheduled on ESSA plan.
11:22am
UW-Madison. $1M grant to boost engineering education at College of Menominee Nation.

Local

11:56am
Rep. Ripp. Statement concerning the Village of Cambria and the Didion Milling plant accident.
10:38am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on Didion Milling explosion.
10:26am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, partners set to open new center to serve north Madison neighborhoods, families.
10:11am
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Wisconsin corn groups respond to Didion Milling explosion.
10:01am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence peddler of the month.
9:59am
AARP. Welcomes the Village of Shorewood as Wisconsin's 1st Age-Friendly Community.

4:54am
WKOW. UPDATE: Explosion at Didion Milling in village of Cambria. WISC. Madison.com.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dontre Hamilton's family still seeking justice after $2.3M settlement.

Congress

3:41pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. On climate accord: President Trump is keeping his promise to put America first.
11:24am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Asks Treasury secretary to review IRS policy about fraudulent payments to illegal aliens.

9:40am
WKOW. Sen. Johnson calls mankind's effort to combat climate change "arrogant."

Politics

12:23pm
RPW. Launches billboard, digital ad ahead of DPW State Convention.
10:43am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Enters race for Wisconsin Supreme Court.

1:29pm
U.S. News & World Report. Democrats hope to harness new energy to regroup after losses.

 

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