Monday June 18, 2018 - Updated 4:28pm

Gill v. Whitford

4:27pm
Rep. Neubauer. The fight against gerrymandering continues.
3:43pm
Boivin for 1st Congress. Response to U.S. Supreme Court decision on Wisconsin redistricting maps.
3:02pm
Sen. Taylor. Responds to SCOTUS decision on gerrymandering.
2:25pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on SCOTUS redistricting decision.
2:11pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on SCOTUS decision to send Gill v. Whitford back to lower court.
2:02pm
Boe for 31st Senate. Statement on Supreme Court action on Wisconsin legislative districts.
2:01pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on Supreme Court redistricting decision.
1:46pm
RSLC. The efficiency gap is "sociological gobbledygook."
1:16pm
Rep. Kolste. Gerrymandering decision leaves door open.
1:09pm
Rep. Barca. Supreme Court sidesteps final partisan redistricting decision.
1:05pm
Sen. Fitzgerald, Rep. Vos. Legislative leaders respond to SCOTUS decision on Gill v. Whitford.
1:01pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Wisconsinites still hopeful after U.S. Supreme Court decision on Gill v. Whitford and call on state to end gerrymandering.
12:59pm
Sen. Wirch. Statement on Supreme Court redistricting decision.
12:58pm
DGA. Statement on Supreme Court gerrymandering decisions.
12:57pm
AG Schimel. Statement on Gill v. Whitford U.S. Supreme Court decision.
12:55pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. U.S. Supreme Court delays decision for now on Wisconsin gerrymander court case.
12:54pm
Sen. Miller. Statement on Gill v. Whitford.
12:53pm
Wachs for Governor. Says Supreme Court put voters' rights on hold.
12:52pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Supreme Court decision on maps moves the action to the Wisconsin Legislature.
12:51pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Statement on Supreme Court partisan gerrymandering ruling.
11:10am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision in Gill v. Whitford, a challenge to Wisconsin's legislative maps.
11:09am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Supreme Court ruling shows need for redistricting reform.
11:04am
Fair Elections Project. Response to Gill v. Whitford decision to remand back to trial court.
10:45am
DPW. Response on SCOTUS Gill v. Whitford decision.
10:43am
Rep. Subeck. Statement on redistricting case decision.
10:36am
Sen. Erpenbach. Supreme Court delays decision on Wisconsin maps.
10:34am
Rep. Shankland. Statement on Gill v. Whitford Supreme Court decision.
10:19am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on SCOTUS redistricting ruling.
10:15am
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on Gill v. Whitford decision.
10:11am
Sen. Shilling. Statement on GOP election-rigging case.
10:07am
Rep. Hebl. Response to the Supreme Court decision in Gill v. Whitford.
9:51am
Sen. Hansen. Statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision on redistricting.
9:34am
Roys for Governor. Statement on Supreme Court decision in Gill v. Whitford.
9:16am
U.S. Supreme Court.  Gill v. Whitford - opinion.

1:15pm
Reuters. Supreme Court sidesteps major ruling on electoral map manipulation.
10:39am
New York Times. Supreme Court avoids an answer on partisan gerrymandering.
10:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. At issue in gerrymandering case: A very 'red' legislative map in 'purple' Wisconsin.
10:30am
USA Today. Supreme Court punts on two cases regarding partisan election districts. 
9:36am
Marshfield News-Herald. Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Wisconsin's GOP-freindly redistricting plan.
9:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. U.S. Supreme Court rules plaintiffs in gerrymandering case lack standing.

Governor

1:31pm
Gov. Walker. Attnds groundbreaking for City of Manitowoc, S.S. Badger dock construction project.

5:37am
WKBT. Gov. Walker visits Onalaska, encourages parents to apply for child tax rebate.
4:47am
Fox 11. Breakfast on the farm welcomes Gov. Walker.

Legislative

4:26pm
Legislative Democrats. Letter to President Trump regarding separating families.
2:53pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. League members appointed to Legislative Study Committees.
8:33am
Rep. Tusler. Chosen for bail and pretrial release study committee.

5:06am
La Crosse Tribune. Two-sided green: Conservative group promotes renewable energy as good for business.
5:01am
Cap Times. Wisconsin lawmakers argue over federal transportation dollars, signaling a campaign issue.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmaker, conservative groups express interesting in renewable energy businesses. 

State Agencies

3:19pm
DATCP. Confirms CWD-positive deer in Marinette County.
2:36pm
DHS. Foodborne illness advisory: Pre-cut melons linked to Salmonella.
2:26pm
DOC. Inmates complete Nicolet College Mechanical Maintenance Program.
1:55pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard members supporting southwest border mission.
1:50pm
DCF Sec. Anderson. And First Lady honor foster youth for student success.
1:40pm
DCF. Dane County foster youth honored for academic achievement.

8:26am
Racine Journal Times. DNR to grant hearing to environmental group.
4:59am
WEAU. WEDC launches campaign to bring alumni back to Wisconsin.
4:50am
La Crosse Tribune. Interstate 39/90 construction zone crashes mount as road work continues DOT says.

Economy/Business

5:09am
WJFW. Ariens to move jobs from Nebraska to Wisconsin.
5:09am
Salt Lake Tribune. Utah drillers import fracking sand from Wisconsin, but there may be a cheaper place to buy it right here inside the Beehive State.
5:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. New $60 million corporate headquarters is proposed for Exact Sciences.
5:05am
Racine Journal Times. Properties in Foxconn 'blighted area' await their fate.
5:04am
Reuters. Foxconn announces North American headquarters in Wisconsin.
4:49am
WTMJ. Foxconn debuts downtown Milwaukee headquarters and talks jobs, but will it benefit everyone?

Environment/Outdoors

8:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New evidence of groundwater pollution turning up near Lake Michigan at Tyco plant in Marinette.

Statewide

4:25pm
WAFCA. Coalition hosts 3rd annual Growing School Mental Health Summit.
9:31am
Wisconsin Women in Government. Seeks professional women to join its board of directors.
9:28am
WRA. May 2018 Home Sales Report.
8:40am
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation. $1 million in free dental care during 2,000 patient visits June 22 and 23 in West Allis.
5:21am
Badger Boys State. Boys Nation senators selected.

8:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin American Legion official lied about serving in Vietnam.
4:57am
U.S. News. & World Report. AAA: Wisconsin motorists to spend more for gas this summer.

Courts

4:52am
The Hill. Supreme Court faces major decision on partisan gerrymandering.

Education

1:06pm
UW-Madison. Wisconsin researchers release new app to study what makes ticks 'tick.'
1:04pm
UW-Stout. Graphic design student helps create mission patch for European astronaut.
10:09am
UW-Madison. Best ever at splitting light, new material could improve LEDs, solar cells, optical sensors.
9:30am
UW-Stout. Student teacher supervisor receives statewide award.

5:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Pigs into people: UW joins renewed effort to use animals as organ donors.
4:54am
WISN. Fewer Wisconsin teens sexually active, but rate of STD increasing, data show.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Educators fight effort to scale back AP World History.

Local

4:28pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County purchases new emergency command vehicle to better respond during major events.
2:55pm
Emergency Management. Incident report #2 NW Wisconsin flooding.
2:39pm
E.M. Wasylik Associates. Opens international office and increases focus on Europe/Middle East.
2:17pm
City of Racine, DWD. Launches Racine Works, receives DWD Fast Forward grant.
1:02pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. OWI-6th arrest made during Operation Drive Sober.
10:14am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Letter from friend of Officer Irvine's family ought to be a wake-up call for all of us.
9:27am
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Lumina awards grant for racial justice and equity.
8:38am
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. To join Juneteenth Day celebration.
8:35am
Milwaukee 2020 DNC Convention Committee. Milwaukee submits bid for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
5:18am
DMA. Northwestern Wisconsin flooding.

10:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee invites Dems to 'fresh coast' for 2020 convention.
5:15am
Fox 21. State of Emergency declared in several Wisconsin counties due to flooding.
5:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Flash flooding closes, washes out roads in northern Wisconsin. WDIO.
5:12am
MPR News. Flash flooding swamps parts of NE Minnesota, NW Wisconsin; some rivers still rising. Duluth News Tribune.
5:00am
Sawyer County Record. Metallic mining ordinance goes in front of county board Thursday.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Immigration and Refugee Task Force addresses driving without a license.

Congress

1:35pm
The Hill. Trump directs Pentagon to create 'space force.'
5:03am
Daily Reporter. Baldwin bill would direct cash to worker training programs.
4:54am
Washington Post. Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration.
4:52am
Washington Post. Paul Ryan's cheery Father's Day message is not playing well amid the child detainment crisis.

Politics

1:52pm
DPW. Statement on cruel separation of families at U.S.-Mexico border.
1:48pm
DSCC. Kevin Nicholson & Leah Vukmir still supporting GOP effort to make pre-existing coverage unconstitutional.
10:35am
Ryan for 1st Congress. Steil is an optimistic conservative who will solve problems and keep Wisconsin moving the right direction.
10:33am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Tours the state to encourage hard-working families to enjoy Wisconsin's success and claim child tax rebate.
10:10am
Boivin for 1st Congress. Response to Speaker Ryan's endorsement of Bryan Steil.
9:39am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Statement on Paul Ryan endorsing Bryan Steil.
9:25am
Sensenbrenner for 5th Congress. Announces endorsement of Bryan Steil in First Congressional District.
8:36am
Steil for 1st Congress. Speaker Ryan and WI congressmen back.
8:20am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Launches first TV ad: 'Threatened.'

10:53am
Daily Reporter. Gun by her side, GOP U.S. Senate candidate talks of threats.
8:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democratic governor candidates address Wisconsin achievement gaps.
8:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Long-shot candidates line up for 2018 gubernatorial election.
8:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republican Kevin Nicholson stresses foreign policy in Wisconsin U.S. Senate race.
5:26am
WTOP. 3 Democrats look to make history in Wisconsin governor race.
5:16am
Politico. Shell-shocked Democrats regroup in Wisconsin.
5:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democrats have different ideas for growing Wisconsin economy.
4:47am
WXPR. Democrats blast Republicans at Minoqua forum.

Friday June 15, 2018

Governor

3:35pm
Gov. Walker. Encourages Wisconsin's hardworking families to apply for $100 child tax rebate.
5:18am
Gov. Walker. Speaks with participants for the 77th Annual Badger Boys State in Ripon.

Legislative

3:26pm
Sen. Carpenter. Hot car safety reminder.
12:14pm
Rep. Sargent. Statement on separating migrant children from their families.
12:13pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on ethics appointment.
11:05am
Rep. Taylor. Trump administration traumatizing thousands of young children.
5:21am
Rep. Hintz. Foxconn prioritized over local roads.

5:14am
WSAU. Wisconsin DOJ issues statement on cannabis-oil gummy bears.
4:57am
WKOW. "Scott-holes": Local group takes aim at Gov. Walker for "pothole" problems.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislature's budget committee approves federal funding for I-94, local roads. Chippewa Herald.
4:55am
Daily Reporter. Wisconsin Republicans reduce I-94 funding amid criticism.

State Agencies

3:36pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Mails 384,000 postcards to unregistered adults.
3:33pm
DWD. BLS data: WI ranks 2nd nationally in manufacturing jobs added over year.

Economy/Business

11:06am
Foxconn. Designates downtown Milwaukee building as North American Corporate Headquarters.

11:57am
Fox 6. 'We are excited:' Foxconn establishes corporate HQ in downtown Milwaukee.
8:20am
The Hill. Trump announces tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods.
8:19am
Bloomberg. Trump's China tariffs met with retaliation threats from Beijing.
5:00am
Fox 11. Army places $159.6 million order with Oshkosh Defense.
4:50am
Fox 6. Foxconn to announce new corporate HQ, 'hundreds of new jobs in downtown Milwaukee.'
4:42am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin workforce grew in May, but state lost 5,300 private sector jobs.

Environment/Outdoors

4:46am
Duluth News Tribune. Another effort planned to kick wolves off endangered list.

Statewide

3:39pm
Quarles & Brady. Adds experienced health care lawyer John Hintz to Health & Life Sciences Group.
12:12pm
Dodge County DA Klomberg. Elected president of WI District Attorney's Association.

3:38pm
WISC. Wisconsin Legion commander says husband lied about military service.
8:27am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. 'AgTech Venture Day' provides opportunity to pitch to investors.
8:26am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Hayden named state FFA President, Waupaca is top chapter.
5:39am
WISC. Wisconsin American Legion officer resigns in reported stolen valor case.

Courts

9:29am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Anthony R. Pico.
9:28am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Michael L. Cox.
9:27am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Judicial Commission v. The Honorable Frank M. Calvert.
9:26am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Sarah Clemment.

Education

3:27pm
UW-Madison. 'Science in Motion' takes chemistry on the road across Wisconsin.
3:18pm
MPS. Announces career fair.

Local

3:34pm
Madison & Dane County Public Health. Protect yourself in severe heat!

5:08am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Grand Marsh residents learn new law won't prevent placement of sex offender in town.
4:59am
NBC 15. Rock Co. supervisor pitching referendum on marijuana legalization.
4:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison Mayor Paul Soglin to propose $17 vehicle registration fee.
4:42am
Fox 6. HUD Secretary Ben Carson decries 'purveyors of hatred' during Milwaukee visit.

Congress

12:10pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Legislation to fight synthetic opioids clears House.
11:15am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces bill to alleviate doctor shortage in underserved communities.
9:31am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Smith. Lead colleagues to call for hearing on Trump administration nominee to lead the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

3:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson 'troubled' by ethics issues against EPA chief Scott Pruitt.
9:39am
USA Today. President Trump says he won't sign Speaker Ryan's immigration bill.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Northern Wisconsin citizens lobby lawmakers on climate change.
4:45am
ABC News. House Speaker Paul Ryan opposes family separation at border.
4:45am
The Hill. Ryan: 'I haven't paid close attention' to Pruitt scandals.
4:44am
Reuters. Rocky road ahead for 'Dreamer' immigrants bill in U.S. House.

Politics

3:31pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Sends out candidate questionnaire, calls on candidates to repond.
3:28pm
RPW. ICYMI: Brad Schimel working to keep Wisconsin schools safe.
3:24pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Scott Walker: With our Wisconsin wins the 21st agenda, we'll "make this an even greater state going forward."
12:41pm
Godlewski for State Treasurer. Top Democratic legislators from across Wisconsin endorse.
11:26am
RAGA. AG Brad Schimel fighting back against opioids.
11:04am
Holzman for 75th Assembly. Condemns Republican Party's racist Facebook post.
9:19am
DCCC. Announces eighth round of Red to Blue candidates.
5:20am
RPW. Struggling to stand out, far-left Democrats running for governor last out.
5:19am
DPW. ICYMI: Brad Schimel added to rape kit backlog as DA.
5:17am
Oldenburg for 96th Assembly. Officially endorsed by Lee Nerison.

9:48am
DPW. 6th Congressional District added to DCCC's Red to Blue Program.
9:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Glenn Grothman challenger Dan Kohl gets boost from Democrats in 6th Congressional District race.
9:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wachs says he'll fight for 'regular folks' in Democratic bid for governor.
9:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Moderates sweep Wisconsin's special elections.
5:23am
Politico. Shrinking map boosts Democrats in battle for the Senate.
4:53am
Juneau County Star-Times. Howard Marklein running for reelection.
4:49am
WISC. Democrat Flynn accuses Evers of using 'Walker-style tactic.'
4:48am
Appleton Post Crescent. Duncan's run for 57th Assembly District denied by invalid signatures.
4:47am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Barron County Republican Party website post spurs apology from GOP.

Thursday June 14, 2018

Governor

4:36pm
Gov. Walker. Celebrates Wisconsin's Nursing Assistants, proclaims Nursing Assistant Week.
4:36pm
Leading Age Wisconsin. Joins Governor Scott Walker in celebrating Nursing Assistant Week.
9:34am
Gov. Walker. Commemorates Flag Day.

Legislative

4:41pm
Sen. Bewley. Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin present Bewley with 2018 Legislator of the Year Award.
4:35pm
Rep. Mursau. To chair State and Tribal Relations Committee.
3:39pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Joint Finance Committee approves additional transportation funding.
3:35pm
Rep. Taylor. More Foxconning & Scottholes for Wisconsin.
3:32pm
Rep. Novak. Additional bridge projects announced in southwest Wisconsin.
3:11pm
Rep. Shankland. Republicans favor Foxconn again, failing Wisconsin taxpayers.
3:05pm
Sen. Marklein. Votes "no" on more transportation funding for southeast Wisconsin.
3:04pm
Sen. Johnson. Republicans prioritize Foxconn over local roads.
3:02pm
Gov. Walker. Announces additional $38.6 million in local bridge projects for 70 bridges statewide.
2:31pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Joint Committee on Finance approves funding for all local bridge projects across the state.
2:30pm
Sen. Stroebel. Praises DOT funding swap.
2:29pm
Sen. Fitzgerald, Rep. Jagler. Statement on infrastructure investment.
2:28pm
Sen. Shilling. GOP raids transportation fund for Foxconn (again).
2:27pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Statement on transportation funding.
2:25pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Potholes abound while we spend for phantom Foxconn.
10:52am
Rep. Goyke. Apointed to Study Committee on Bail and Conditions of Pretrial Release.
10:20am
Sen. Johnson. Weekly Democratic radio address: Recognizing Juneteenth Day.
10:16am
Sen. Taylor. Supports WE GOT THIS.

2:03pm
Mliwaukee Journal Sentinel. Alberta Darling: "Roads in Illinois are much better' than Wisconsin's I-94 south.
1:20pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Democratic lawmakers: New road money shouldn't fund freeway near Foxconn site.
1:17pm
DrydenWire. Rep. Jarchow tours Whitetail; Says county's handling of closure an 'epic failure.'
10:37am
WXPR. July 1 changes Wisconsin mining laws, but it's not a deadline, says observer.
4:44am
Kenosha News. Legislators rail against inaction on 'dark stores' legislation.

State Agencies

4:39pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Challenge to diversion of Great Lakes water for Foxconn moves forward amidst an upsurge of support for the compact. Petition for Contested Case Hearing.
1:16pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
12:17pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin's unemployment rate remains at record-low 2.8%, over 45,000 manufacturing jobs added since 2010.
11:44am
DOJ. New testing results of previously unsubmitted sexual assault kit leads to criminal charges for a 2000 assault in Beloit.
11:25am
OCI. Insurance tips for Wisconsin's recent graduates.
9:32am
AG Shimel. Provides training for DAs on elder abuse prosecutions.

2:13pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin unemployment holds at 2.8% in May.
5:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Toxic levels of copper found in creek days after frac sand mine spill.
4:56am
NBC 15. AG Schimel awards $1.3 million in school safety grants. WSAW. Fox 11.
4:42am
Fox 11. Four chosen to participate in Wisconsin's first elk hunting season.

Economy/Business

1:59pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Appleton-based Appvion completes sale after eight tumultuous months.
5:23am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Sargento planning HQ expansion with 300 new jobs.
5:05am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Transload rail facility opens in Oshkosh's Southwest Industrial Park.
4:46am
Fox 11. A broader look at the state's paper industry.
4:38am
Fox 11. Votes to start for $88 million incentive package for Green Bay Packaging Plan.
4:36am
WQOW. Growing pains: Local farmers starting to grow hemp struggle to find buyers.

Statewide

11:24am
Dairyland Power Cooperative. National Pollinator Week is June 18-24.

10:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin suicide rate has increased 25% since '99, mirroring national problem.
10:46am
Appleton Post-Crescent. The story behind Wisconsin's first arrest from a massive rape kits backlog.
4:40am
WAOW. Gummy candy infused with CBD oil sold in central Wisconsin.
4:39am
WISC. Can you sell CBD oil in Wisconsin? No one seems to know for sure.

Courts

2:12pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dane County files federal lawsuit in drug epidemic.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin redistricting: Here's what you need to know about imminent Supreme Court ruling.
4:40am
WJFW. Lawyers present petition to Wisconsin Supreme Court; hope to increase rates for public defender appointed private attorneys.

Education

11:42am
Foxconn, UWM, Chung Yuan Christian University. Create new international engineering co-op program. 
10:17am
American Federation for Children. Support grows to meet demand for WI Special Needs Scholarship Program.

10:43am
WSAW. Unique partnership aims to fulfill state-wide tech education teacher shortage.
10:38am
New York Times. In name of free speech, states crack down on campus protests.
10:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn, UWM partnering in new international co-op program for engineering students.

Local

3:38pm
Milwaukee Council President Hamilton. We must combat reckless and unsafe driving.
3:33pm
MCTS. New partnership turns bus shelters into art stops.
1:18pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Sheriff's Office posts deputy hiring period.
11:26am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Continues focus on speed saturation traffic stops.
4:59am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Milwaukee must be courageous enough to embrace new technology.

12:47pm
WXOW. Focus on Energy honors local business for work. La Crosse Tribune.
4:51am
Cap Times. Dane County supervisor calls for advisory referendum on legalizing marijuana.
4:49am
La Crosse Tribune. New La Crosse group aims to promote ethics, integrity in government.
4:42am
WJFW. November mining referendum appears likely in Oneida Co. as mining ordinance clears committee.
4:37am
WBAY. Wheel Tax again heads to City Council.
4:37am
WKBT. County officials say low public defender wage could cost La Crosse County millions.

Congress

3:37pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Leads more than 50 House Democrats in calling on Speaker Ryan to include LGBT content in workplace training.
1:52pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads letter to Trump administration on 'junk' health insurance plans.
1:44pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson statement on DOJ IG report on the FBI's actions prior to the 2016 election.
9:38am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to boost apprenticeships.
9:35am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. With Wells Fargo layoffs in Waukesha County, questions CEO on use of corporate tax breaks for stock buybacks.

10:32am
The Hill. House panel approves $674.6B Pentagon spending bill.
5:16am
Politico. GOP's DACA feud lands in Trump's lap.
4:43am
NPR. Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher discusses U.S. relations with North Korea after summit.

Politics

3:36pm
RAGA. Brad Schimel working to improve school safety.
3:07pm
Flynn for Governor. Criticizes plan to reduce salaries of state legislators.
2:09pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Calls for all federal IDs to have a gender non-binary option.
1:47pm
Banks for 16th Assembly. Launches campaign.
10:51am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Companies continue to create jobs for hard-working families under Gov. Walker's reforms.
10:18am
Palzewicz for 5th Congress. Announces comprehensive education plan.
9:34am
Roys for Governor. Six signs of growing momentum.
9:31am
Steil for 1st Congress. Reince Priebus endorses.
5:02am
Boivin for 1st Congress. Statement on Republican leadership news conference on the opioid epidemic.
5:00am
Barnes for Lieutenant Governor. AFT Local 212 endorses.

12:48pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Josh Kaul criticizes AG Brad Schimel on Obamacare lawsuit.
10:34am
Isthmus. Roys on a roll.
10:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democratic Sen. Kathleen Vinehout hopes to take policy chops to governor's office.
4:54am
WISC. Dem. candidate for governor offers plan to sue state over Foxconn deal.
4:54am
ABC News. Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Will Democrats' string of victories shake Republican confidence heading into fall races?
4:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democratic win in northeastern state Senate District could signal change ahead for Legislature.
4:48am
Green Bay Press Gazette. What does Caleb Frostman's Senate win mean? Experts advise caution in forecasting fall election.
4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers wants to cut legislator pay to same level as first-year teachers.
4:45am
WEAU. Wachs casts support for union in potential UPS strike.

Wednesday June 13, 2018

Governor

2:12pm
Gov. Walker. FoodShare Employee and Training (FSET) program helped Tom get his 'dream job.'
12:09pm
Gov. Walker. Congratulates City of Oshkosh, Oshkosh Corporatioin on opening of commercial rail facility.
10:31am
Gov. Walker. Announces child care subsidy rate increases.

Legislative

3:56pm
Rep. Edming. Appointed to Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations.
3:08pm
Rep. Sargent. DOJ neglect, mishandling of sexual assault kits prompts third audit request. Letter to Joint Audit Co-Chairs.
1:06pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: The way Wisconsin funds schools must change.

State Agencies

2:16pm
AG Schimel. Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at ceremony.
2:09pm
Rep. Shankland. Congratulates Stevens Point public schools on receiving $279,827 School Safety Grant.
11:31am
DNR. Four lucky Wisconsin residents will participate in the first managed elk hunting season in state history following random drawing.
10:34am
AG Schimel. Announces more than $1.3 million in School Safety Grant funding to 20 school districts.
10:30am
Wisconsin Historical Society. 19th-century Independence Day celebration at Old World Wisconsin!
10:27am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Root, root, root for the home team!

4:37am
NBC 15. Wisconsin AG focuses on school safety at summit.

Economy/Business

9:51am
WBAY. Fox Valley reacts to Green Bay Packaging investment.
8:48am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn watershed plan passes SEWRPC tests.
5:02am
La Crosse Tribune. Stoddard farmer says trade war hurting agricultural industry.
4:57am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Sheboygan company raising $12 million for hemp growhouse.
4:44am
Chicago Tribune. Lake County Board joins outcry over Foxconn environmental impact.
4:39am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Metro Milwaukee hiring outlook for Q3 is third best in nation.

Statewide

2:16pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. And Al Johnson's Swedish Restaurant bring new dining experience to Door County.
12:08pm
DPW. Brad Schimel made deliberate missteps in handling of rapekit backlog.
10:05am
Wisconsin Dental Association. 1,300+ volunteers from 188 communities to provide free dental care in West Allis.
9:55am
Cornucopia Institute. Industry watchdog asks DOJ regulators to examine organic poultry acquisition.
5:54am
Elder Rights Project. Marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with events statewide.
5:52am
The Arc Wisconsin. National survey demonstrates the strain on Wisconsin families supporting loved ones with disabilities.

8:39am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Delays, blunders and police neglect in Wisconsin's response to rape kits.
5:05am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: When government favors businesses.
4:46am
WQOW. Rough Road Tour shows why we need to replace our roads.

Courts

5:40am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Stronger judicial recusal rules needed now: Before upcoming WI Supreme Court election in early 2019.

4:46am
WUWM. A look at how Wisconsin's U.S. Supreme Court partisan-gerrymandering case is shaping up.

Education

3:06pm
School Choice Wisconsin. Rapid growth in schools participating Special Needs Scholarship Program.
11:34am
DPI. 84 schools to participate in Special Needs Scholarship Program.
10:03am
Marquette University. Law School Poll director Franklin goes 'On the Issues' to present results of new poll of Wisconsin voters.

1:09pm
Cap Times. Clock runs out for funding public policy research in first year of Thompson Center.
8:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DPI and tribes developing agreements to improve educational outcomes for tribal youth.
5:25am
New York Times. School's closed in Wisconsin. Forever.

Local

2:11pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County increases access to fish lake, wins award and granted money.
10:07am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Accepting applications for fifth annual Pressure Chamber competition.
5:53am
Milwaukee Pride. PrideFest 2018 welcomes a record-breaking 45,400.

2:18pm
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County might put marijuana legalization question on fall ballot.
4:42am
Kenosha News. Village Board approves "dark stores" referendum for Nov. 6 ballot.
4:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Ex-detainee: Wisconsin jail recorded attorney-client calls.
4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Detention of Waukesha County man called proof of law enforcement reporting traffic violations to ICE.
4:35am
WISN. District Attorney warns stores about selling CBD-laced products.

Congress

4:12pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Bill to fight opioid epidemic passes House.
3:56pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Announces 2018 summer office hours.
11:27am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Leads bipartisan letter calling on Pentagon to withhold U.S. support for disastrous assault on Yemen's major port.

5:24am
WBAY. Rep. Gallagher: less pageantry, more talk of NK's human rights record.
4:44am
CBS 58. Trump agreement with North Korea divides Wisconsin Dems and GOP.
4:43am
USA Today. Paul Ryan announces two immigration votes, halts rogue effort to force DACA issue.
4:40am
WEAU. Baldwin: Senate Farm Bill more bipartisan than House version.
4:34am
WKBT. Sen. Baldwin proposes changes to the Farm Bill.

Politics

3:04pm
Flynn for Governor. Outlines legal strategy to stop Foxconn.
2:15pm
Walker for Governor. In the News: Broadband grants will help all corners of Wisconsin win the 21st century.
2:13pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Statement on Caleb Frostman's win in Senate District 1.
2:08pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Trans Fund United endorses.
1:04pm
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Announces veterans coalition.
11:34am
Evers for Governor. Announces Fair Democracy Agenda. Memo.
11:30am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Corporate welfare recipients contributed $800K+ to Walker.
11:24am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on historic special election victory in Senate District 1 for Democrat Calebl Frostman.
10:24am
DPW. Response on special election victory.
10:15am
RPW. Congratulates Jon Plumer on special election victory.
10:02am
RGA. Wisconsin Dem gov candidate Mahlon Mitchell continues to mislead voters.
9:54am
Wisconsin Federation of College Republicans. Congratulate Rep-elect Jon Plumer.
5:51am
Shilling for 32nd Senate. Statement on SD 1 special election.
5:49am
Frostman for 1st Senate. Statement on special election victory.
5:48am
Roys for Governor. Congratulates Senator-elect Caleb Frostman.
5:46am
One Wisconsin Now. Another huge loss for Scott Walker on his 'farewell tour.'
5:45am
NextGen Wisconsin. Statement on tonight's special election victory in SD-01.
5:43am
CERS. Statement on the 1st Senate District special election.
5:42am
NDRC. Eric H. Holder, Jr. statement on election results in Wisconsin.
5:38am
Sieber for 88th Assembly. Statement on election results.
5:37am
DGA. Statement on Scott Walker's special election defeat.

1:11pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Paul Soglin take Madison legacy statewide after 50-year career in city politics.
10:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin special elections: Five takeaways in races that saw Democrats win one and GOP win another.
5:22am
Cap Times. AG Brad Schimel touts Obamacare repeal lawsuit to fundraise for re-election campaign.
5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Kelda Roys puts family front and center in Democratic bid for governor.
4:55am
Reedsburg Times-Press. Senate candidate Nicholson weighs in on trade, tariffs.
4:52am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Caleb Frostman defeats Andre Jacque in 1st Senate District special election. The Hill. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.
4:50am
WISC. Republican Jon Plumer wins the 42nd Assembly District seat. NBC 15.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Split decision in Legislative special elections. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:35am
NBC 15. Waukesha County Judge Lazar considering Supreme Court run.

Tuesday June 12, 2018

Governor

4:52am
WEAU. Gov. Walker awards grant for broadband internet access to Eau Claire Co. WBAY.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker says Trump's comments bring attention to tariffs on U.S. goods.

Legislative

2:05pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Selected as champion for the League of Municipalities 2017-2018 legislative session.
1:59pm
Rep. Vruwink. Letter to DOT Sec. Ross regarding I-90/39 construction zones.
11:57am
Sen. Taylor. Walker turns blind eye to human rights violations.
11:40am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Honored as PFFW Legislator of the Year.
11:37am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Newly enacted state law yet another power grab.
5:06am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Calls for tougher stance on repeat offenders, unlicensed drivers after death of Milwaukee Police Officer.
5:04am
Sen. Taylor. Stolen Supreme Court seat equals stolen voting rights.

State Agencies

3:21pm
DNR. Weekly News.
12:50pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Wild western adventure awaits at Wade House!
12:49pm
AG Schimel. Welcomes attendees to AG's Public Safety Summit focused on school safety.

3:20pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin looks to address long-term and short-term workforce challenges.

Economy/Business

3:28pm
Racine County Exec. Delagrave. Report: Foxconn development area stormwater controls effective at avoiding increases in downstream flooding risk.
1:58pm
Sen. Cowles. Applauds announcement from Green Bay Packaging.
10:32am
Gov. Walker. And Green Bay Packaging, Inc. announce $500 million expansion.

2:03pm
Mliwaukee Biz Times. Report: Wisconsin bioscience industry employment growth outpaces nation.
10:20am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Green Bay Packaging to expand local operation, add up to 200 jobs, invest over $500M.
10:18am
WBAY. Green Bay Packaging to build new $500 million facility.
10:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin employers are expecting to hire, but face worker shortage.
10:15am
Fox 11. Generac Power Systems holding job fair to fill 300 positions across state.
10:11am
LA Times. Behind Trump's dairy rant, a cheesed-off Wisconsin and Canada's sacred cows.
4:48am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Alan Yeung describes Foxconn's approach to Milwaukee jobs, overseas suppliers and transit options.
4:42am
WJFW. 'Definitely hurting for welders': the Northwoods shortage, and a Rhinelander company's effort to fill the void.
4:40am
NBC 15. Values of recyclable materials plummet, leaving facilities with less revenue, more trash.

Environment/Outdoors

3:32pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Farmers and groups call for a new approach to trade, NAFTA.

Statewide

11:41am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Pasture walks planned across Wisconsin this summer.
8:49am
Disabled American Veterans Wisconsin. Elects post 9/11 veteran Michael Hert as new State Commander.
5:01am
Badger Boys State. Mayors elected.

Education

3:38pm
UW-Stout. Husted awarded silver medal for graphic novel 'The Lions of Valletta.'
12:02pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. And state legal groups warn Secretary DeVos.
11:34am
United Nations Council of Organizations. Eau Claire School Board president elected.
10:28am
Marquette University. Researcher receives $1.6 million NIH grant for spinal cord injury studies.

Local

2:00pm
M-WERC. Hosting sold-out Energy Storage Global Innovation Forum in Milwaukee.
11:45am
Milwaukee County Sup. Dimitrijevic. Committee advances proposal to ban housing discrimination.
10:25am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County accepting applications for two partners in equity grant programs.

8:42am
Racine Journal Times. City could pass Foxconn water utility costs on to Mount Pleasant.
4:46am
Kenosha News. Brighton residents voice opposition to proposed pipeline route.

Congress

3:23pm
Growth Energy. Scott Pruitt owes answers to Wisconsin's farmers & biofuel workers.
2:40pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Continues demanding action from Trump administration to hold drug companies accountable for massive price hikes.
2:00pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Advocates denounce A.G.'s rollback of domestic violence victim asylum protections.

3:18pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin lawmakers, farmers worry about impacts of recent tariffs.
4:47am
Politico. GOP leaders try to cut deals to stop DACA vote.
4:43am
Reuters. Trump, Kim sign agreement after historic summit but few specifics.
4:42am
WXOW. Rep. Kind unveils Farm Bill priorities.

Politics

2:39pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir is running on her staunch conservative record.
2:04pm
Steil for 1st Congress. State lawmakers endorse.
11:35am
Walker for Governor. In the News: Scott Walker barnstorms the state to stand up for Wisconsin's dairy industry.
10:29am
Wachs for Governor. Stands with UPS workers as they vote to authorize strike of 260,000 workers.
10:27am
RPW. In the News: Scott Walker celebrates Dairy Month on farms across Wisconsin.
10:24am
Roys for Governor. Wins fifth consecutive straw poll.
10:13am
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker makes taxpayers finance he campaign operation, again.
8:50am
Bodden for 59th Assembly. Rep. Jesse Kremer endorses.
8:48am
McCabe for Governor. Take state government to the people.
5:07am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Endorsed by Voces de la Frontera Action.

12:51pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Voters split on impact of Tuesday's special election.
12:00pm
New York Times. Obama-linked group to mobilize Democrats in battle for House.
11:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Barack Obama-linked group targets Scott Walker re-election bid, race to succeed Paul Ryan.
10:56am
Daily Reporter. GOP's Jacque says shoeleather will help him clear 'blue wave' chatter on Tuesday.
5:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Watertown Assembly candidate removed from ballot after accusations of election fraud.
4:59am
Stevens Point Journal. Tuesday's special elections in Wisconsin: What you need to know. Cap Times.
4:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Liberal group winnows its Democratic gubernatorial picks to 4 candidates.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Elections Commission sets order for Democratic governor candidates.
4:52am
Fox 11. Jacque, Frostman to face off in special election.
4:47am
WBAY. Why outside money is pouring into local state Senate special election.
4:45am
U.S. News & World Report. 2 races are next test for parties in swing-state Wisconsin.
4:44am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Special election: Q&As with 1st Senate District candidates Andre Jacque, Caleb Frostman.

Monday June 11, 2018

Governor

8:47am
Gov. Walker. Awards broadband grants in Viroqua, Eau Claire, and Oconto Falls.

5:05am
WKOW. Gov. Walker says tariffs 'bad for everyone.'
4:51am
WKOW. Gov. Walker "excited" for President Trump to attend Foxconn groundbreaking.

Legislative

3:30pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Firefighters name Van Wanggaard as "Legislator of the Year."
11:34am
Rep. Shankland. Awarded 2018 Legislator of the Year by the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin (PFFW).

State Agencies

2:49pm
DATCP. Seniors don't have to fight fraud alone.
1:02pm
Claims Board. Decisions.
10:19am
ETF. Preliminary Wisconsin Retirement System investment performance.
8:36am
DHS. Del Monte vegetable trays pose potential health risk.
8:32am
DFI. Reminds people to watch for warning signs of elder abuse.
8:13am
DATCP. Confims chronic wasting disease at depopulated Iowa County deer farm.

5:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Opponents, supporters spend hours debating Kohler wetlands permit.
4:55am
CBS 58. School safety grant applications flood into Wisconsin DOJ before deadline.
4:45am
WEAU. Wisconsin Elections Commission to make decision on complaints filed against potential candidates.
4:42am
Wisconsin Dells Events. Older adults overlooked in opioid abuse epidemic, state official says.

Economy/Business

3:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Many Foxconn jobs won't be in Racine County, a company executive says.
5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. China's ban on U.S. scrap is raising the issue of 'dirty' recyclables in Wisconsin.
5:04am
The Hill. States battle for workers amid low unemployment.
5:02am
Chicago Tribune. Stormwater officials worry that Foxconn development in Wisconsin 'would increase flooding potential for Lake County.'
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Trump's trade wars will hurt Wisconsin's economy, consumers and even our beer.
4:40am
The Hill. Merkel: EU will retaliate against Trump tariffs.

Statewide

2:55pm
Local Government Institute of Wisconsin. Ho Chunk Nation and Sauk County partner to envision a shared future.
12:09pm
PDPW. Training for allied industry professionals with limited farm background and experience.

5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rising costs for labor, lots and lumber pushing up new-home prices, industry pros say.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The weirdest things you can get a tax break on during Wisconsin's sales tax holiday in August.
4:44am
CBS 58. CDC: Multi-state outbreak of Salmonella cases linked to backyard poultry, Wisconsin included.

Courts

3:07pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Supreme Court decision upholding Ohio's right to purge voters from rolls.

12:26pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Supreme Court ruling means Wisconsin can continue purging its voter rolls every 4 years.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. WisContext: Packing, cracking and the art of gerrymandering round Wisconsin.

Education

3:31pm
UW-Platteville. Named best in state for employment.
2:47pm
UW-Stout. Design class looks into outdoor museum on blue-green algae awareness.
12:35pm
UW-Madison. Heavier rains and manure mean more algae blooms.
8:35am
NextGen Wisconsin. Statement on University of Wisconsin fee increases.

12:32pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Former UW-Oshkosh administrators plead not guilty to felony charges.
8:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As STD rates rise among young people, no agreement over what sex ed should look like.
4:59am
Milwaukee Biz Times. UWM to offer undergraduate public health degree.
4:59am
WSAU. UWSP receives clearance from UW System to finalize MBA program.
4:48am
Racine Journal Times. Senior Burlington softball players graduate in State Capitol.

Local

4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Volunteer fire and EMS struggle to recruit help in northern Wisconsin.
4:52am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Eau Claire county to lose its living wage law.

Congress

3:06pm
Reuters. U.S. net neutrality rules expire, court battle looms.
10:53am
The Hill. FCC chair promises consumers will be protected after net neutrality repeal.
4:46am
Politico. House Republicans struggle to hash out immigration deal.

Politics

3:27pm
DPW. Vukmir and Nicholson: Pre-existing condition protections are unconstitutional.
3:26pm
Wachs for Governor. Gains ballot access despite GOP attempts to disenfranchise voters.
12:34pm
Gronik for Governor. Walker gets rebuffed by Election Commission for making frivolous claims.
12:23pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Young Republicans endorse.
12:12pm
Steil for 1st Congress. Grassroots leaders back.
11:36am
DGA. Calls on Walker to reveal whether he supports Trump pardoning himself.
11:17am
RPW. ICYMI: Far-left phony Kelda Roys flip flops, backs out of commitment to attend debate.
10:49am
Kremer for Assembly. Endorses Ty Bodden as his successor to represent the 59th Assembly District.
10:21am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Special election candidates get most contributions from outside their districts.
10:20am
Roys for Governor. Endorsed by former Sen. Jessica King.
9:55am
Walker for Governor. In the News: Campaign's new ads highlight governor's record of delivering results for hard-working Wisconsin families.
9:53am
McCabe for Governor. Wisconsinites vote Mike McCabe a People's Champion.
8:22am
Gronik for Governor. "Reject all challenges" to Andy Gronik's nomination signatures says Election Commission staff.
8:20am
Roys for Governor. Celebrates anniversary of Wisconsin's ratification of 19th amendment.
8:20am
NOW Wisconsin Chapter. Endorses Caleb Frostman for state Senate.
8:18am
NOW Wisconsin Chapter. Endorses Ann Groves Lloyd for Assembly

3:08pm
U.S. News & World Report. Commission to decide on ballot access challenges.
3:03pm
La Crosse Tribune. Union leaders rallying for Mitchell say this time different.
3:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A Democratic Wisconsin Assembly candidate tried to hide old tweets, Here's why.
2:53pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Josh Pade faces uphill climb in historically large Democratic field for governor.
1:00pm
WEAU. Commission OKs Wachs for ballot.
12:59pm
NBC 15. Elections panel places Nicholson on ballot.
12:29pm
La Crosse Tribune. Elections panel votes to uphold challenges, deny ballot access to four legislative candidates.
11:55am
Chippewa Herald. Susan Happ considering a run for Supreme Court in 2019.
8:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir is running on her staunch conservative record.
8:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Andy Gronik, Matt Flynn likely to appear first on Democratic primary ballot for governor.
5:00am
Door County Daily News. Kitchens, Thelen to meet in Assembly District 1 election.
4:58am
Cap Times. Tammy Baldwin, Kamala Harris encourage supporters to keep fighting in tough election. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Candidate Q&A: Assembly District 42.
4:54am
WBAY. Dems, Gov. Walker criticize Wisconsin Broadcasters decision.
4:50am
Kenosha News. Editorial: Poor roads may cost Walker election.
4:47am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir says grass roots key to victory.
4:47am
Fox 6. Summertime specials: Wisconsin Democrats hope to flip two more legislative seats Tuesday.
4:44am
WTMJ. Trump's top Wisconsin donors for his 2020 re-election bid.
4:43am
WKBT. Republican candidate Steve Toft running for Congress in Wisconsin's 3rd District.
4:40am
AP. Democrats look for 2 more Wisconsin special elections wins.

Friday June 8, 2018

Governor

3:23pm
Gov. Walker. Attends Kikkoman Corporation's 45th anniversary celebration in Wisconsin.
10:28am
Gov. Walker. Announces Drexel Building Supply to expand in Columbia County.
9:01am
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding trade war.

Legislative

1:41pm
Rep. Subeck. New report shows poverty increased on Republican watch.
10:52am
Joint Finance Democrats. Letter requesting hearing on Foxconn-related work on I-94 north-south project.
10:13am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Fond du Lac receives federal funding for West Division Bridge.
10:04am
LRB. Report: Legislation to combat the opioid crisis in Wisconsin.
9:58am
Rep. Kitchens, Sen. Olsen. Statement on Blue Ribbon Commission hearings.

4:59am
WSAW. Sen. Jerry Petrowski honored for efforts to grow local economy.
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Taxpayers reimbursed lawmakers $100,000 worth of travel expenses since 2015.

State Agencies

11:27am
DNR. Proposed master plan changes would improve access, including ATV/UTV opportunities, at three Northwoods properties.
8:55am
ABC for Health. Submits comment on Wisconsin's reinsurance plan to feds.
5:13am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

Economy/Business

1:48pm
UW-Madison. Study finds Wisconsin poverty rate increased in 2016 despite jobs growth.

10:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tariffs take toll on Wisconsin manufacturers.
10:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Study: In 2016, Wisconsin's job market improved but the state's poverty rate increased.
5:14am
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin ranks 14th in nation for private sector average weekly wage growth since 2010.
5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Despite uptick in hiring, Wisconsin remains short of 250K job benchmark. Sheboygan Press.
4:59am
DeForest Times Tribune. Farmers, industry leaders call for open trade.

Statewide

12:08pm
Quarles & Brady. Tribal law attoney joins Real Estate Group.
12:07pm
One Wisconsin Now. Progressive leaders push positive 'Tomorrow Wisconsin' economic agenda.

3:29pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Doctors are prescribing fewer addictive painkillers, but Narcan use continues to rise.
4:52am
WISC. Here's a list of items that will be tax-exempt during Wisconsin's sales tax holiday in August.
4:49am
WUWM. New report explores Wisconsin's 'atypical' expungement law.

Courts

4:03pm
DPW. Walker signed off on the lawsuit that would deny health care to Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions.
4:01pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Opposes Trump administration support for Wisconsin lawsuit that threatens guaranteed protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
3:20pm
DPW. Brad Schimel is spearheading legal effort to rip coverage away from millions with pre-existing conditions.
1:52pm
Kaul for Attorney General. Will stand up for Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions.
10:54am
One Wisconsin Now. Brad's bad on healthcare consumer protection.
9:57am
DOJ. Federal government agrees with important aspects of AG Schimel's lawsuit against Obamacare.

Education

3:24pm
UW System. (Updated) Board of Regents leadership re-elected.
11:38am
UW System. Focused on affordability, Regents approve financial aid boost.
10:26am
UW-Eau Claire. Regents approve Visitor and Admissions Center design, UW-Barron County name change.
5:18am
UW-Platteville. New student registration assists incoming students.
5:17am
UW-Platteville. Harr Bailey selected as Wisconsin Teaching Fellow.

11:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Regents approve student fee, room-and-board cost increases.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Some regents balk as UW System eyes more robust reference checks on sexual misconduct.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW Board of Regents moves for a review of sexual harassment policies.
5:01am
U.S. News & World Report. Regents OK sharing employee sexual harassment details.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW President Ray Cross: System merger 'on track' for July 1 start.

Local

1:47pm
Milwaukee Ald. Borkowski. Statement on fallen MPD officer.
1:46pm
Milwaukee Council Members. Joint statement on fallen Milwaukee Police Officer.
1:44pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on passing of Milwaukee Police Dept. Officer Charles Irvine, Jr. 
11:26am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Statement on fallen officer. 
11:05am
Milwaukee Ald. Perez. Statement on fallen MPD officer.
9:59am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces Director of Airport will be retiring.
9:56am
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Milwaukee Police Department Officer Charles Irvine Jr. 
8:56am
Sen. Taylor. Statement on death of MPD Officer Charles Irvine Jr.
8:54am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Statement on fallen MPD officer.
8:53am
Milwaukee Council President Hamilton. Statement on fallen MPD officer.
5:16am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Statement on death of MPS officer.
5:15am
AG Schimel. Statement regarding death of Milwaukee Police Officer.
5:15am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County furthers efforts to decrease jail population.

10:17am
Racine Journal Times. Mount Pleasant prepares to hire more police due to Foxconn.
10:16am
Racine Journal Times. City debates water agreement, Alderman refuses to support Mount Pleasant.
5:22am
DrydenWire. Exclusive: Burnett Co. shuts Whitetail campground; Rep. Jarchow asks board to fire zoning admin.
5:04am
WXPR. Minocqua eyes metallic mining license agreement.
4:49am
Fox 6. 23-year-old officer dies in MPD squad crash near 76th and Silver Spring. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Congress

1:49pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Doubles down on opioid fight.
1:42pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Senators call on administration to restore more choice in health insurance markets.
1:42pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures major support for Wisconsin in 2018 Senate Farm Bill.
10:27am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Work to improve care for Wisconsin veterans passes Senate Appropriations Committee.

5:08am
The Hill. House passes Trump's plan to claw back $15 billion in spending.
5:07am
Reuters. U.S. Justice Department says Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional.
5:05am
The Hill. Senate Dems press Ryan to hold net neutrality vote.
4:56am
The Hill. GOP chairman seeks Obama-era communications, docs on Russian interference.
4:55am
USA Today. House GOP leaders halt immigration rebellion for now, but legislative deal remains elusive.
4:54am
The Hill. Ryan remarks on Trump 'spygate' leave conservatives fuming.
4:50am
Chippewa Herald. Kind decries Trump's tariff, citing risk for Wisconsin dairy, other jobs.

Politics

4:40pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Glenn Grothman votes to slash Medicare and CHIP, and does nothing to fight for people with pre-existing conditions.
4:04pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Endorses Tammy Baldwin for U.S. Senate.
1:50pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. To participate in two primary debates.
1:43pm
Steil for 1st Congress. Votes for UW System budget that delivers high quality, affordable education.
10:55am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Group, candidate spending tops $1.2M in two legislative special elections.
8:51am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Statement on newest attack on the Affordable Care Act.

4:00pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Project SEARCH graduate from Walker campaign ad tells story.
1:57pm
U.S. News & World Report. Republican Party gets date of special election wrong.
1:56pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrat Mahlon Mitchell's political career forged in fire of Act 10 protests.
11:02am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Dan Schierl challenges Mike Rohrkaste in 55th Assembly District.
10:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly candidate doesn't challenge accusation that she forged nomination signatures.
5:38am
Keyes for 31st Assembly. On the ballot for 31st Assembly District race.
5:00am
U.S. News & World Report. WBA drops plans for limited debate by Dem governor hopefuls. WKOW.
4:53am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Trump's planned Milwaukee visit for Foxconn groundbreaking includes $2,700-$100,000 per couple fundraiser. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Thursday June 7, 2018

Governor

10:12am
Gov. Walker. Participates in 32nd annual Law Enforcement Torch Run.
10:11am
Gov. Walker. Announces availability of emergency loans for farmers due to April blizzard damage.
5:14am
Gov. Walker.  Participates in ribbon cutting for Aspirus Stevens Point Campus Clinic Emergency Department.

5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. State gets $160M from feds, or $86M less than sought, to upgrade highway near Foxconn site.

Legislative

3:43pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: "Dark Store Loophole" Remains Intact in Wisconsin.
3:16pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. ABC of Wisconsin recognizes Rep. Thiesfeldt for 'Building Wisconsin.'
1:58pm
Rep. Petryk. $227.4 million in additional federal funding announced for Wisconsin's roads and bridges.
1:46pm
Reps. Steffen, Goyke. To reintroduce expungement reform legislation.
10:17am
Rep. Subeck. League of Wisconsin Municipalities names Rep. Subeck a strong ally of municipalities.
10:14am
Sen. Schachtner. Weekly Democratic radio address: Suicide Awareness.
5:15am
Rep. Hintz. Walker transportation shell game continues.

3:40pm
U.S. News & World Report. Taxpayers paid $98,000 for state lawmaker travel since 2015.

State Agencies

3:45pm
Wisconsin Election Integrity. Citizens call in WEC: Bring election auditing to Wisconsin in 2018. Proposal.
3:17pm
DATCP. WMMB/Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin directors elected.
12:11pm
WEDC. City of Fond du Lac receives $250,000 state grant to support redevelopment of Hotel Retlaw.
12:08pm
DATCP. Comments invited on use of Mustang Maxx on cherries.
5:08am
WEDC. J.W. Speaker Corporation expands operations in Germantown.

2:13pm
WBAY. Tests show toxic heavy metals near Wisconsin sand mine spill.
4:33am
Sauk Prairie Eagle. State Attorney General visit Sauk City for drug take back.

Economy/Business

1:48pm
M-WERC. WERCBench Labs graduate NovoMoto wins Governor's Business Plan award.

2:17pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin ranked 26th for private-sector job growth in 2017.
2:12pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Economic, demographic changes put Wisconsin's labor market in 'uncharted territory.'
2:04pm
Cap Times. Foxconn looms large at state entrepreneurship conference.
5:05am
Sauk Prairie Eagle. In Depth: Trade industries struggle to find workers.
4:51am
Chippewa Herald. Sand mine near Bloomer looking to expand, applied for 60-year permit
4:49am
La Crosse Tribune. Contractor cited in Trempealeau County mine accident that triggered spill.
4:39am
Fox 11. Local dairy farmers struggle to find new milk processors to buy their supply.
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's criminal expungement rules keep needed workers out of jobs, study says.
4:29am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Waupun selected as site for first Wisconsin soybean crushing facility, would bring 39 jobs.
4:23am
WKBT. Tariffs could be costly to Midwestern farmers, consumers.

Statewide

1:50pm
UW Health. UW Carbone joins nation's other top cancer centers to end HPV-caused cancers.
12:14pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Milwaukee banker leading Wisconsin Bankers Association.
12:10pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Researcher publishes paper on religious freedom and the child welfare system.
8:40am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Mott Foundation gratn to support trauma informed care education.
8:38am
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wisconsin. Over 6,800 Wisconsin Club kids to visit Washington D.C.

10:13am
U.S. News & World Report. Some U.S. states taking electoral maps out of politicians' hands.

Courts

12:16pm
One Wisconsin Institute. 53rd anniversary of landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing right to use birth control.
5:12am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Wisconsin still waiting for U.S. Supreme Court decision that may end hyper-partisan gerrymandering.

4:29am
WUWM. Wisconsin Supreme Court eases way for giant dairy farm in central Wisconsin.

Education

3:30pm
UW System. Regents call for UW System to develop more robust policies to safeguard against sexual harassment.
1:57pm
UW-Madison. UW spinoffs win awards, including top honor, at Governor's Business Plan Contest.
1:52pm
UW-System. Students applying to UW System two-year campuses have application fees waived.
12:13pm
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Legislation would create Crime Stoppers program in City of Milwaukee.
12:09pm
UW-Madison. Study of inflammatoin's link to diseases wins NIH grant.
10:16am
Marquette University. Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes 'On the Issues' to preview midterm election season.

3:12pm
WISC. UW drops 2-year school application fees for fall.
4:40am
WIZM. UW-L chancellor calls tuition freeze remarkable, as system ready to vote on budget.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. On UW campuses, staff harassment of students moves to social media and messaging apps.

Local

1:51pm
Madison Regoin Economic Partnership. Madison Region MSA ranks #1 for industry diversity in United States.
12:15pm
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use, Washington County Planning & Parks. Aquatic invasive species staff wins award for awareness video during Invasive Species Action Month.

2:01pm
Herald-Independent. Shopko argues for lower property assessment.
4:38am
WJFW. Public hearing on Oneida Co. ordinance changes turns into attack on mining.
4:26am
Kenosha News. Foxconn stormwater retention a concern in Somers.

Congress

1:49pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senate Appropriations Committee fully funds "Jason's Law."
10:15am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to accelerate water technology and innovations.
5:16am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Questions Secretary Azar on opioid abuse.

4:37am
Inside Defense. House appropriators would allow Navy to purchase three Littoral Combat Ships.
4:31am
Politico. Ryan undercuts Trump on Russia at fraught moment.
4:26am
Politico. Republicans wage trade war against Trump.

Politics

4:39pm
WBA Foundation. To focus on general election debates.
3:19pm
Gronik for Governor. Black community silenced and excluded by Scott Walker's electoral machine.
1:56pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Talks momentum behind her campaign with Jay Weber.
1:55pm
Former Lt. Gov. Lawton. Letter to Reps. Ryan, Sensenbrenner, Duffy, Grothman, Gallagher regarding political affairs today.
1:53pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Commitment to Project SEARCH on display at graduation.
1:47pm
RAGA. ICYMI: Brad Schimel announces $225K in new funding for "Know Meth" campaign.
12:12pm
RPW. ICYMI: Group puts actual target on Walker, Vukmir in online image.
8:39am
RAGA. WI Attorney General Brad Schimel awards first School Safety Grant.
5:07am
PRNewswire. AFGE endorses Randy Bryce for Congress.

2:16pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tuesday's special elections in Wisconsin could offer clues about a possible 'blue wave.'
2:08pm
New York Times. The most powerful conservative couple you've never heard of.
2:06pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrat Mike McCabe runs 'people powered' campaign in bid for governor's office.
2:05pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Candidates hoping to make ballot have until Thursday to address signature complaints.
5:09am
Portage Daily Register. Assembly District 42 profile: Rubinstein offers independent perspective.
5:01am
New York Times. What do these political ads have in common? The opioid crisis.
4:56am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Marshfield doctor Brian Ewert aims to unseat Sean Duffy in 7th District congressional bid.
4:32am
WKOW. Unofficial order of Democratic candidates on primary ballot.
4:31am
Fox 6. As candidates threaten boycott, Wisconsin Broadcasters Association shifts course on Democratic debate.
4:25am
Cap Times. Scott Walker: Don't read too much into June 12 special election results, no matter who wins.

Wednesday June 6, 2018

Governor

4:22pm
Gov. Walker. Building Commission approves projects.
4:18pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on federal grant that moves up completion of I-94 N-S.
3:09pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Clean energy in sub-Saharan Africa wins 2018 Governor's Business Plan Contest.
3:05pm
Gov. Walker. Presents awards for Governor's Business Plan Contest at 16th Annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference.
1:53pm
Village of Mount Pleasant, Racine County, RCEDC. Local leaders applaud $160 million federal grant for I-94 construction.
12:58pm
Gov. Walker. Recognizes Project SEARCH graduates at West Bend Mutual Insurance.
11:48am
Gov. Walker. Announces $227.4 million in additional federal funding for Wisconsin's roads and bridges.
10:05am
Gov. Walker. Highlights state's growing economy, workforce development investments at Milwaukee 7 Economic Development Forum.

12:57pm
NBC 15. Gov. Walker confident I-94 will be done on time.
12:49pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. $160 million grant for I-94 North-South leaves funding questions.
11:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lands $160 million for I-94 upgrade - far short of $246.2 million request.
4:36am
WSAU. Walker announces small-business fund, reacts to Supreme Court dairy decision.

Legislative

1:02pm
Sen. Taylor. Walker and GOP trample on constitutional rights.
1:00pm
Rep. Kolste. Appointed to two legislative study committees.
10:22am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Former DOT secretary: Honest discussion about transportation needed.
5:06am
Rep. Novak. UW Extension agriculture positions to be filled.

State Agencies

10:26am
DMA. Remembering Wisconsin's historic 2008 flooding.

10:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR: Data suggests wolf population could be stabilizing.
4:52am
Fox 11. More than 400,000 Wisconsin child tax rebate claims filed.
4:42am
Duluth News Tribune. Wisconsin wolf count down slightly.

Economy/Business

4:21pm
Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board, City of Waupun. Site for Wisconsin's first soybean crushing facility identified.
3:07pm
M-WERC. Welcomes eight new members.
5:21am
CultureCon. 400 business leaders gathering in Madison June 6-7 to disrupt workplace culture.

10:04am
CBS News. Foxconn's Wisconsin plant moves one step closer, upsetting homeowners.
4:46am
Fox 6. For 1st time in at least 20 years, there are more job openings than workers to fill them.

Statewide

4:19pm
Badger Boys State. 77th session begins June 9th.
1:52pm
Dairyland Power Cooperative. 77th annual meeting.
11:07am
Wisconsin Medical Society. Increased PDMP use highlights progress in fight against opioid epidemic.
10:10am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Special Olympics athletes to receive free dental care at WDA Mission of Mercy.

5:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New UW obesity estimate shows state is significantly heavier than previously thought.
5:19am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Report: Medicare finances worsening.
4:34am
La Crosse Tribune. The opioid crisis: Every state's overdose death rate, ranked.

Courts

3:08pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Responds to Voters with Facts v. City of Eau Claire.
12:03pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court decision in Voters With Facts v. City of Eau Claire.
8:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Steven T. Delap.
8:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Voters with Facts v. City of Eau Claire.
5:03am
Green County Circuit Court. Applegate-Bader Farm v. DOR - Memorandum decision on motion for summary judgment.

1:15pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin's high court affirms use of economic incentives.
10:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court's approval of Eau Claire's Confluence funding opens way for Foxconn cash payments.

Education

3:06pm
UW-Stout. First-year students prepare for a fresh start.
12:14pm
UW-Madison. Hurricanes are slowing down, and that's bad news.
10:59am
MPS. Schools awarded for academic and behavior excellence.

4:41am
U.S. News & World Report. Regents to approve 2018-19 tuition rates, freeze continues.

Local

12:16pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Committee advances resolution to modernize transit.

4:36am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County conservatives switch position, push to add 'sanctity of life' referendum to ballots.

Congress

4:21pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Following myriad of scandals, offers amendment to fully fund EPA's Inspector General.
3:10pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation requiring Trump administration to release Buy American reports.
10:24am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps secure federal investment in Wisconsin infrastructure.

5:18am
Milwaukeee Journal Sentinel. Amid polarizing times, U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner town hall draws just one (very polite) constituent.
5:07am
The Hill. McConnell cancels Senate's August recess.

Politics

3:04pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Calls on Steil to reject donations from the NRA.
1:13pm
Roys for Governor. Releases video highlighting the cost of prescription drugs.
12:15pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Releases door hanger thanking Governor Walker for bold reforms, strong economy.
11:55am
RAGA. First in the United States.
11:10am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Redistricting leaves 2.3 million residents with no choice in legislative elections.
10:25am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: With Washington failing, offers real solutions in new campaign TV ad.
10:11am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Staetment on new Iran deal revelations.

1:13pm
WISC. Liberal group criticized by Republicans over target image.
10:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Andy Gronik navigates path from business to politics in run for governor.
5:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Police investigating candidates's nomination signatures.
4:54am
WKOW. Women's group calls for an apology after Plumer's disorderly conduct resurfaces.
4:44am
WDIO. Every Northland legislator challenged on Nov. ballot.
4:40am
Portage Daily Register. District 42 profile: Plumer touts connection with communities.
4:37am
Politico. GOP megadonor: 'I'm not writing one penny to any of them' until DACA is resolved.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Longtime Democrat Matt Flynn reintroducing himself in 2018.
4:33am
Beloit Daily News. Wood to challenge Spreitzer for Assembly.

Tuesday June 5, 2018

Governor

12:17pm
Gov. Walker. Announces $100,000 grant to support minority business development in Marathon County.
9:27am
Gov. Walker. Announces creation of Wisconsin Dairy Task Force 2.0.

2:32pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Walker says crisis teeam needed to help state's crippled dairy industry.
1:10pm
NBC 15. State, UW to join forces to confront Wisconsin dairy crisis.

Legislative

4:25pm
Rep. Edming. Column: Celebrating America's Dairyland with June Dairy Month.
3:00pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: Celebrating June Dairy Month.
1:31pm
Rep. Kuglitsch. Recognized by ABC of Wisconsin.
12:25pm
Rep. Young. Demanding immediate action from state regulatory agency.
12:21pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Tauchen. Safety first: Raise Shawano Lake's water level. DNR Letter. Letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
12:18pm
Rep. Steffen. Receives WEDA's "Champion of Economic Development" Award.

4:37am
WJFW. Rep. Spiros honored for work on 911 dispatch bill.
4:24am
WISC. Commission aims to tackle public school funding issues after hearing problems from around the state.

State Agencies

4:31pm
DOJ. Files additional charges against Minnesota man for allegedly preyig on elderly in Wisconsin and 8 other states; more victims identified.
3:27pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Nearly $3.5 million for community projects.
3:25pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:23pm
DNR. Friends group proposes new educational, interpretive and outdoor recreation center at Devil's Lake State Park.
3:20pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Keldi Merton named site director of the Madeline Island Museum.
2:25pm
DOC. Teams raise nearly $40,000 for Special Olympics.
1:47pm
OCI. Orders agent to repay over $1 million.
1:44pm
DATCP. Food projects receive Buy Local, Buy WI grants.
12:29pm
DOR. Over 408,000 Wisconsin child sales tax rebate claims have been filed in three weeks.
10:09am
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard gains first woman deputy adjutant general for Army.

5:03am
WJFW. Schimel pushes northern Wisconsin to KNOW METH as drug issue spreads.
5:03am
Fox 11. Statewide campaign receives additional funding to fight increased meth use in Wisconsin.
5:02am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin DNR: No 'immediate toxicity' from Trempealeau County mine spill.

Economy/Business

1:12pm
Sen. Hansen. Michigan approval of Back Forty Mine.
9:40am
Village of Mount Pleasant. Village awards contract for Foxconn-related demolition work to Wisconsin contractor.

4:08pm
Daily Reporter. Lawyer warns Foxconn blight designation could lead to lawsuit.
9:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Village declares Foxconn area as blighted, may use eminent domain to take properties.
8:37am
Cleveland.com.  Editorial: No to Racine Great Lakes water diversion.
4:39am
MLive. Controversial gold mine gets final approval from Michigan DEQ.
4:22am
Racine Journal Times. Mount Pleasant board declares entire Foxconn area as 'blighted.'

Environment/Outdoors

4:52am
Duluth News Tribune. Study finds new invasive species in laker ballast.

Statewide

1:42pm
Fox 6. 'I think it's going to get worse:' Robocalls skyrocketing for Wisconsin area codes.
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Rate of drugged driving deaths reaches same level as alcohol-related deaths.

Courts

2:24pm
Flynn for Governor. Responds to the Wisconsin Supreme Court's CAFO decision.
1:09pm
Wysocki Family of Companies. Applauds state Supreme Court for protecting vested rights.
12:23pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. High court approves new factory farm sought by large GOP contributors.
9:28am
District III Court of Appeals. Town of Rib Mountain v. Marathon County.
8:50am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Golden Sands Dairy v. Town of Saratoga.
8:49am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Richard Forshee v. Lee Neuschwander.
8:48am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Winebow, Inc. v. Capitol-Husting Co.

9:30am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. State Supreme Court rules in favor of proposed Saratoga dairy.

Education

12:30pm
UW-Madison. UW physicists, CERN announce discovery of Higgs boson interactions.
10:10am
DPI. Evers praises Wisconsin's 2018 Green Ribbon School recipients.
9:15am
UW-Madison. Two professors receive Shaw Scientist Awards to support innovative research.
9:14am
UW-System. Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers.

4:39am
Fox 11. Green Bay School Board not interested in adding armed guards at schools.

Local

4:04pm
Milwaukee Common Council Members. Additional Sterling Brown video demands transparency and accountability.
2:01pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Kicks off lakes clean up work.
12:14pm
MCTS. Bayshore to Summerfest is back!
9:25am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan, Brokowski. Aldermen urge further interviews in Health Department investigation.
4:59am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Statement on latest Milwaukee Police Department video regarding Sterling Brown arrest.

5:00am
WXOW. Trempealeau Co. DA: Recall organizers should 'get their facts right before lying to the public.'
4:47am
Fox 6. Barrett denies responsibility for not knowing about years-long Milwaukee lead scandal.
4:38am
WISN. Mayor, alderman say police didn't share all Sterling Brown arrest videos with them.
4:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee hires law firm to review harassment, bullying allegations at Health Department.

Congress

8:45am
The Hill. Five things to know about Trump tax cuts: Phase two.

Politics

3:22pm
Wachs for Governor. Calls out Walker for slick campaign ad, says Walker is pulling a "bait-and-switch" on voters.
2:16pm
Watertown PD. Elections fraud investigation.
1:46pm
McCabe for Governor. People powered campaign releases new video.
1:13pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Remember when Gov. Walker tried to trash recycling?
12:28pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Shame on the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association!
12:27pm
NOW Wisconsin Chapter. Responds to Jon Plumer's disorderly conduct citation.
12:24pm
One Wisconsin Now. New television ad from Scott Walker confirms career politician willing to say anything to try to win an election.
12:16pm
Walker for Governor. VIDEO: Campaign launches next statewide TV ad spotlighting efforts to lower health care premiums.
10:11am
One Wisconsin Now. Documents show state Attorney General Brad Schimel was following hate group's instructions in concealing appearance at conference.
9:48am
Roys for Governor. Endorsed by Rep. Amanda Stuck.
9:39am
Pocan for 2nd Congress. Calls on Broadcasters to open debates to all gubernatorial candidates.
8:33am
Greater Green Bay Chamber. Endorses Andre Jacque for the 1st Senate District.
4:44am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. 10 candidates on fall ballot.
4:42am
Palzewicz for 5th Congress. Statement in response to Sensenbrenner comments on Trump pardon and Mueller investigation.
4:41am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Mike McCabe joins Libertarians in decrying WBA Gubernatorial Debate criteria as 'flagrant conflict of interest.'

1:32pm
WTMJ. Governor Walker takes on Washington in new campaign ad.
1:16pm
Watertown Daily Times. Jagler finds flaws with challenger's nomination signatures.
1:15pm
Cap Times. Andy Gronik campaign calls Wisconsin Republicans' signatures challenge 'offensively racist.'
1:07pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. 2 Democrats make primary ballot to face Sean Duffy in 7th Congressional District.
1:06pm
RealClear Politics. Walker ad touts stabilization of health law he assailed.
9:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Kevin Nicholson got on the ballot in Wisconsin with a lot of help from out-of-state signature gatherers.
4:57am
Portage Daily Register. Assembly District 42 profile: Lloyd seeks to be progressive voice in Madison.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor make pitches at state convention.
4:34am
USA Today. First-time legislative candidate featured on CNN may not make it on Wisconsin ballot.
4:30am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Jacque vs. Frostman: 1st Senate District special election deluged with outside money.
4:29am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wachs rebuts GOP accusations.
4:29am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Democrat announces candidacy in 75th Assembly District.
4:28am
Cap Times. What does the Democratic straw poll mean in the Wisconsin governor's race?
4:27am
Cap Times. Editorial: Ann Groves Lloyd is great pick to represent rural Wisconsin in Assembly.
4:24am
Baraboo News Republic. Considine to run unopposed for Assembly.
4:23am
CBS 58. Wisconsin congressional candidate releases new campaign video while intoxicated.
4:21am
WKOW. Candidates for governor criticize requirements for Wisconsin Broadcasters debate.

Monday June 4, 2018

Legislative

2:25pm
Rep. Brandtjen. To be recognized with 2018 "Building Wisconsin" award.
8:01am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Public school supporters call for results at final Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding hearing.

4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New Wisconsin law eases fees for some startup companies.

State Agencies

3:50pm
OCI. Administrative Actions May 2018.
3:25pm
WEDC. City of Janesville receives $250,000 state grant to support development of downtown project.
10:36am
AG Schimel. Public awareness campaign will show an "Altered State" of Wisconsin with rapidly growing meth use.

12:41pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Contested case hearing begins on wetlands permit for Kohler golf course.
5:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State Fair Park plans study of Milwaukee Mile racetrack, tightens contract records.
5:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Concerned about elder abuse, states loan out secret cameras.

Economy/Business

12:34pm
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Announcing winners of Sustainable Business Awards.

2:36pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin added nearly 32,500 private sector jobs in 2017, a 1.3% increase.
12:52pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. ATC buys land for Foxconn substation from Mount Pleasant.
5:48am
WISN. Wisconsin's tight workforce pushes more employers to prison labor.
5:14am
U.S. News & World Report. From distillers to farmers, trade war would cause casualties.
5:13am
CBC. Chocolate vs. steel: A look at Canada's strategic tariff retaliation strategy.
5:12am
Politico. Trump tears into Canada for treating U.S. farmers 'very poorly.'
5:12am
The Guardian. American farmers worry they'll pay the price of Trump's trade war.

Environment/Outdoors

12:42pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. More than 38K apply for chance at 4 Wisconsin elk hunting licenses.

Statewide

11:35am
PDPW. "Water Matters" tour to feature business, public works and watershed tours and water quality discussions.
9:57am
Alliant Energy Foundation. Area nonprofits receive more than $100,000.
9:43am
Arts Wisconsin. And League of Wisconsin Municipalities release 21st Century Wisconsin: a report on opportunities for creative growth and success throughout the state.

Courts

3:28pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Religious freedom wins in U.S. Supreme Court.
9:16am
U.S. Supreme Court. Masterpiece Cakeshop, LTD v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

5:47am
Wisconsin Watch. High stakes for elections - and democracy - as U.S. Supreme Court nears decision on Wisconsin redistricting case.

Education

3:21pm
UW-Stout. Food safety workshop helps educate processors, protect consumers.
2:26pm
UW-Madison. Thank the moon for Earth's lengthening day.
12:37pm
UW-River Falls. Montessori program expands to Waukesha.
12:35pm
UW-Madison. UW collaboration builds resilience in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
11:33am
UW-Stout. Packaging graduates take first, honorable mention in Ameristar competiiton.
9:44am
UW-River Falls. Free outdoor Tuesday summer concerts begin June 19.

4:53am
Daily Camera. CU Boulder says it was unaware of Wisconsin's misconduct findings when it hired professor.
4:46am
WTMJ. Kenosha Unified School District cashes in on Wisconsin's school safety grant.
4:45am
WBAY. New grads offer hope during local doctor, psychiatrist shortage.
4:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW Board of Regents to consider sharing results on harassment investigations with new employers.

Local

4:28pm
Milwaukee Pride. PrideFest kicks off 2018 summer festival season.
3:49pm
Milwaukee Alds. Murphy, Rainey. Community engagement session hosted by Heroin, Opioid and Cocaine Task Force.
2:28pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Implements new cost-saving hiring practice for deputies.
11:42am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 11 arrests.
10:17am
Madison Mayor Soglin. 2019 operating budget instructions.

9:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. It's been a rough year for this Wisconsin DA, so he's checked out for the summer.
7:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Help wanted: Trauma-focused social workers to stop downward spiral in Milwaukee.
5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Police misconduct lawsuits: Milwaukee pays another $375,000 to settle illegal strip, body cavity search claims.

Congress

1:16pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson urges IRS to rescind regualtion requring submission of donor information for nonprofit organizations.

5:56am
Politico. House Republicans careen toward immigration showdown.

Politics

4:38pm
Gronik for Governor. Response to WisGOP's blatantly racist and offensive complaint.
2:30pm
Matteson for 22nd Assembly. Local resident and long-time finance executive announces candidacy.
1:18pm
Holzman for 75th Assembly. Announces candidacy.
10:24am
RPW. What they're saying: Brad Schimel is standing up for a safer Wisconsin.
10:24am
WBA. Sets candidate criteria for primary debates.
9:46am
One Wisconsin Now. Brad Schimel and Scott Walker repeat mistakes past; refuse to take legal action against opioid manufacturers.
8:21am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Post-convention poll shows Leah has momentum as she moves into statistical tie.
8:05am
Bodden for 59th Assembly. Owner of Steel Craft Corp, Gene Wendorff, endorses Ty Bodden for Assembly.
8:02am
Kurtz for 50th Assembly. Collects more than 1,000 signatures in two weeks.
6:13am
Roys for Governor. Wins straw poll at Wisconsin Democratic convention.
6:12am
Kober for Lt. Governor. To tell Democratic Convetion in order to lead in the next decade, Wisconsin must make new choices.
6:11am
Wachs for Governor. Releases LGBTQIA rights initiative.
6:09am
Women's March Wisconsin. On first day of convention, clergy rape survivor "Susan Smith" reflects on gubernatorial candidate, Matt Flynn, and his role in priest sex abuse and cover-up scandal.
6:07am
Gorski for 72nd Assembly. Files for rematch for State Assembly.
6:05am
RPW. Out-of-touch Democrat agenda on display in Ohkosh.
6:04am
One Wisconsin Now. Progressives push forward looking 'Tomorrow Wisconsin' economic agenda for Wisconsin families while Scott Walker gives away billions for corporations, wealthy.
6:01am
Barnes for Lieutenant Governor. Wins 2018 DPW convention straw poll with 80.9% of the vote.

4:43pm
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly candidate cited for disorderly conduct 20 years ago.
1:15pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker calls Tony Evers pathetic for 'using the Lord's name in vain' to slam Walker policies.
12:48pm
U.S. News & World Report. Only 4 Democrats will be allowed in gubernatorial debate.
12:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Longtime Madison Mayor Paul Soglin gets just 1 vote in Democratic straw poll in governor's race.
12:39pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Early Democratic frontrunner Tony Evers embraces laid back identity in governor's race.
10:27am
Wausau Daily Herald. It's official: Candidates set for Democratic primary, general election in Duffy's district.
9:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker calls Democrat Evers 'pathetic' over cursing.
5:45am
Wausau Daily Herald. Here's who's running to represent Central Wisconsin in the Legislature.
5:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Endorsement: Jon Plumer best choice for 42nd Assembly district.
5:21am
Sun Prairie Star. Road repair, school funding, taxes, top voters' concerns at 42nd Assembly District candidate forum.
5:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Democrats Bryce, Myers argue for unity to replace Paul Ryan.
5:19am
Cap Times. Tammy Baldwin at convention: Outside groups, billionaires want to 'buy a U.S. Senate seat.' Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Baldwin stresses health care in convention speech.
5:16am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats 'excited,' 'overwhelmed' by broad governor field, Roys wins straw poll.
5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The huge Democratic field to challenge Scott Walker is sign of enthusiasm and an obstacle. Wisconsin State Journal.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. And then there were 10: Democratic gubernatorial candidates address convention. CBS 58. U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cap Times. Wisconsin Public Radio.
5:04am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Wisconsin Democrats to kick off election cycle at 2018 convention in Oshkosh.
5:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Last-minute candidate to challenge Steve Doyle; Ron Kind primary opponent fails to make ballot.
5:00am
Janesville Gazette. Vruwink, Szerlong on ballot for the 43rd Assembly District.
4:59am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. GOP, Dem party leaders confident.
4:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. State GOP facing test by backing Leah Vukmir in U.S. Senate primary.
4:55am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Crowded field of candidates vying for Andre Jacque's Assembly seat.
4:54am
Janesville Gazette. Town of Delevan woman challenging August in 32nd Assembly seat race.
4:51am
Kenosha News. Candidates file for area races.
4:50am
Janesville Gazette. Loudenbeck, Keyes on the ballot for 31st Assembly District.
4:48am
Racine Journal Times. Ten running for Ryan's Congressional seat.
4:47am
Tomah Journal. Fay to challenge VanderMeer in 70th Assembly District.

Friday June 1, 2018

Governor

9:53am
Gov. Walker. Celebrates Wisconsin's dairy industry, declares June "Dairy Month" across Wisconsin.

Legislative

1:12pm
Sen. Taylor. Statement of support and invitation to I-PAMA dedications.
11:35am
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Time to make our older adults a priority.
11:27am
ABC of Wisconsin. Recognizes legislators with 'Building Wisconsin' award.

4:53am
Cap Times. Wisconsin gun control advocates call for tighter restrictions ahead of Gun Violence Awareness Day.

State Agencies

3:29pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Riparian landowners guide now available.
1:08pm
DHS. Salmonella infections linked to chicken distributed by Ruby's Pantry pop-up location.
11:57am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To host canoe trips.
11:25am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Lincoln Hills lawsuit settlement provides critical protections for children.
11:23am
AG Schimel. Announces Kenosha Unified School District first School Safety Grant recipient.
11:22am
DOC. Statement regarding settlement in J.J. et al v. Litscher et al. Stipulation for Consent Decree and Permanent Injunction.
10:16am
DATCP. Quarantines Dane County deer farm and Richland County elk farm due to positive CWD results.
9:50am
DATCP Sec. Harsdorf. Column: Eat nutritious and delicious dairy to support farmers.
9:50am
DFI, WEDC. Qualified New Business Ventures will no longer have to pay additional state fees.
9:49am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - June 2018.
5:29am
ETF. Mallow to lead Office of Strategic Health Policy.

1:55pm
Daily Reporter. Attorney general awards first school safety grant.
1:49pm
WISC. Officials quarantine Dane County deer farm, Richmond County elk farm.
1:46pm
Chippewa Herald. State agrees to end use of pepper spray, restrict solitary under settlement with teen inmates.
1:16pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin seeks to allay other states' concerns over diversion of water from Lake Michigan for Foxconn.
11:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sweeping deal with teen inmates will see Wisconsin end use of pepper spray and restrict solitary at teen prisons.
4:51am
Wausau Daily Herald. New opioid abuse prevention campaign aimed at helping American Indian communities. WSAW.

Economy/Business

10:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Mississippi River lock and dam system is critical to the economy. But it's falling apart fast.
6:03am
WISN. 1,200 Mliwaukee-area AT&T union workers join five-state strike.
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. MGE to buy part of two major solar farms planned in Wisconsin. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:49am
Reuters. U.S. allies hit back at Washington's steel, aluminum tariffs.
4:48am
CBS 58. Harley-Davidson, Sen. Johnson against Trump tariffs.
4:42am
The Hill. Ryan: "I disagree' with Trump's tariffs.
4:35am
WBAY. Harley-Davidson evaluates costs with trade tariffs.

Statewide

9:52am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Report explores link between state property tax limits and municipal spending.
5:27am
Hogs for Heroes. Wisconsin veterans encouraged to apply for Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

4:45am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Revised weight limits for bridges add time, money for many.

Courts

1:21pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Appeals court upholds approval of Badger-Coulee transmission line.

Education

1:13pm
UW-Madison. Count on it: Peering at atomic structures with no more than pencil and paper.
11:28am
Evidence-Based Health Policy Project. To host program highlighting local health expertise in the Coulee Region.

9:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sexual harassment of students at UW campuses: What we know about gaps in tracking offenders.
4:37am
WTMJ. MPS board strikes controversial language from new discipline policy.

Local

1:09pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. And county executive show support for National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
11:24am
MCTS. Starts service to IKEA on Sunday.
10:24am
BMO Harris Bradley Center. 30 years of BMO Harris Bradley Center memorabilia to be publicly auctioned online June 4-12.

4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee failed to protect lead-poisoned children by massive neglect and missteps. CBS 58.
4:40am
Chippewa Herald. As opioid deaths persist, Madison addresses challenge at town hall meeting.
4:36am
WQOW. MN company pulls the plug on controversial pig farm plans in Chippewa County.

Congress

11:18am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. After securing federal investments, announces over $2.4 million awarded to Wisconsin communities to fight the opioid epidemic.

4:47am
Bloomberg. Senator behind right-to-try law says its intent is to weaken FDA.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Federal government working on removing gray wolf from endangered species list.
4:38am
Daily Reporter. EPA sends fuel economy standards rollback to White House.

Politics

3:30pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Exposes Baldwin's extremely radical record.
1:51pm
Imes for 77th Assembly. Former Democratic Assembly Speaker and long time UW Regent Tom Loftus endorses.
1:10pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Outside spending mounts in Senate special election.
12:09pm
Flynn for Governor. Priorities for LGBTQ+ Wisconsinites.
11:29am
Boe for 31st Senate. Secures spot on ballot as support grows.
11:17am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: In new statewide TV ad, campaign spotlights support for helping disabled students enter workforce.
10:30am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence Peddler of the Month.
10:23am
Hutton for 13th Assembly. Announces re-election for the 13th District.
10:22am
Wachs for Governor. Earns endorsement of Teamsters Locals 200 and 344.
9:54am
Toft for 3rd Congress. Gains ballot access.
5:28am
RAGA. ICYMI: Wisconsin rids 63,000 pounds of unused meds on Drug Take Back Day.

11:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As Democrats line up against him, Walker takes upbeat approach.
10:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker challenger Dana Wachs, Republicans squabble over legislative expense payments.
4:52am
La Crosse Tribune. Nicholson lobbied hard for post, now campaigns as outsider.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP U.S. Senate candidates back armed personnel in schools, mum on President Trump's new tariffs.
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP U.S. Senate candidates Leah Vukmir, Kevin Nicholson exchange ideas at forum.
4:46am
Kewaunee Comet. Frostman submits November election papers.
4:44am
WUWM. Candidates in rural Assembly district wearing out the shoe leather in special election.
4:39am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Cyberthreats to state election systems rising, firm says.
4:38am
WJFW. Wisconsin candidates file nomination signatures.
4:37am
WKOW. Justice Abrahamson out, will liberals keep the seat?

 

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