Wednesday June 26, 2019 - Updated 5:30am

Governor

4:17am
WXOW. 10,000 Wisconsinites sign petition asking Gov. Evers to remove pride flag from capitol.

Budget

5:30am
Rep. Rodriguez. And Assembly approve new spending plan.
5:27am
Statements on Passage:  Rep. Steineke. Rep. McGuire (Revised). Rep. Hesselbein. Rep. Rohrkaste. Rep. Vorpagel. Rep. Katsma. Rep. Zimmerman. Rep. Myers. Rep. Tittl. Rep. Ohnstad.
5:20am
Rep. Macco. Statements on Passage:  Rep. Tusler. Rep. Spreitzer. Rep. Kerkman. Rep. Loudenbeck. Rep. Summerfield. Rep. Born. Rep. Sargent. Speaker Vos. Rep. Vining.
5:13am
Statements on Passage:  Rep. Stubbs. Rep. Myers. Rep. Gruszynski. Reps. Goyke, Taylor. Rep. Shankland. Rep. August. Rep. Allen. Rep. Subeck. Rep. McGuire. Rep. Dittrich.
5:04am
Rep. Neubauer. Republicans' state budget is full of missed opportunities.
5:04am
Rep. Crowley. It is time to put people over politics.
5:03am
Rep. Hintz. Republican budget full of missed opportunities for Wisconsin.
5:02am
Rep. Considine. Statement on 2019-21 state budget.
5:01am
Rep. Hintz. Despite promise, Republicans fail to achieve two-thirds funding for our schools.
5:00am
SEIU Wisconsin. Declares the Joint Finance budget is incomplete without Medicaid expansion.

4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Provision on electric vehicles is aimed at getting GOP senator who sells Tesla parts to vote for budget.
4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans approve two-year budget after making last-minute changes. U.S. News & World Report. WSAW.
4:28am
Cap Times. 'Missed opportunities' v. 'within our means': Wisconsin Assembly sends budget to Senate.
4:27am
Daily Reporter. Budget tweaks to protect quarry rules, set aside more money for town roads.
4:18am
Kenosha News. Speaker Vos: Republicans will have to answer for 'no' votes on state budget.
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Teachers, students make final push for Evers' education budget.

Legislative

4:59am
Rep. Neylon. Issues statement on WI Supreme Court ruling DPI must have rulemaking oversight.

4:22am
WUWM. Assembly OKs bill that would bring change for Wisconsin teachers, classrooms.
4:13am
CBS 58. Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association pushes for bill to insure fallen officer's families.
4:11am
Fox 6. 'Fallen Officer Bill' would continue benefits for spouse, children of officers killed in line of duty.

State Agencies

4:26am
WSAW. Attorney General calls the opioid epidemic the biggest public safety, health issue we face. WAOW.
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. AG: Addiction treatment, trafficker arrests key to fighting Wisconsin's growing meth epidemic. 
4:23am
Cap Times. Mark Hogan plans to step down as head of Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.

Economy/Business

4:34am
Wisconsin State Farmer. Wisconsin agricultural exports hit hard by trade disruptions.
4:12am
WKBT. Robots could take 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030.

Statewide

4:31am
Wausau Daily Herald. 'It's tough to shop locally': Wisconsin shoppers turn to travel, online as stores and malls close.
4:21am
WAOW. Could Wisconsin be next in legalizing marijuana now that Illinois has gone green?

Courts

4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court rules governor has oversight of school policy.

Education

4:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW to push for 15-credit semesters in effort to get more students graduating on time.

Local

4:20am
Cap Times. New groundwater standards won't immediately impact practices in Madison.

Politics

4:15am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse area poll shows low confidence in Trump's ethics may bleed over to Trump-supporting leaders.

Tuesday June 25, 2019

Governor

10:05am
Wisconsin Family Council. 10,000 signed petitions delivered to Governor Evers.

4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers signs bill ending tax break for businesses moving out of state.
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers signs bill allowing for larger liquor sales. 

Budget

5:03pm
Rep. Hintz. Medicaid expansion opportunity missed by Assembly Republicans, again.
4:46pm
WISPIRG, 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, Sierra Club, WISDOM, ACLU of Wisconsin. Coalition warns against new highway megaprojects in state budget. Letter.
4:00pm
Rep. Emerson. Republican budget missed the mark on investments Wisconsin needs.
12:52pm
Gov. Evers. Releases statement relating to the march to Madison for public education funding.
12:24pm
Rep. Subeck. Republican budget proposal misses key opportunities & investments in Wisconsin's future.
12:09pm
LFB. Memo on budget amendment.
12:02pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Joins educators' march to Madison.
11:29am
Luther Home, Christian Community Homes & Services. Support by Wisconsin's Joint Finance Committee will help long-term care.
11:26am
Rep. Anderson. 2000 days: No Medicaid expansion.
11:19am
Dairy Forward. Farm groups call on Legislature, governor to pass Dairy Innovation Hub. Letter.
10:52am
One Wisconsin Now. Democratic candidates for president support solutions to stem student loan debt crisis while Wisconsin Republicans refuse to even debate.
10:00am
AFSCME. Stands in solidarity with the march to Madison for public education funding.
9:14am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. 60 mile march for public schools to end in Madison today; call to hold lawmakers accountable for education votes.
8:18am
GLTPA, WI Farm Bureau Federation, Lakes States Loggers Association, Wisconsin Dairy Alliance, Wisconsin Paper Council, WCFA. Rural town road dependent industries support increased funding for town roads.

2:09pm
WQOW. The Latest: Evers mum on Wisconsin budget veto plans.
2:05pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly Republicans attempt to make budget 'line-item-veto-proof' with amendment.
4:34am
Fox 11. Wisconsin lawmakers are set to vote on the state's next budget despite opposition.
4:34am
WKOW. Marchers walk 60 miles for push for more education funding in Wisconsin.
4:33am
Fox 11. Lawmakers talk 41 expansion and southern bridge.
4:32am
WSAW. Group pushes for expanded BadgerCare in downtown Wausau demonstration.
4:31am
WBAY. Teachers, students march on Madison ahead of budget vote.
4:30am
Madison.com. Funding Wisconsin road work remains challenge as residents complain.
4:28am
WQOW. Democrats, residents rally in Eau Claire for BadgerCare expansion.
4:27am
WKBT. Event supporting BadgerCare expansion held in La Crosse.

Legislative

9:12am
VFW Department of Wisconsin. Skowronski - Wisconsin VFW Legislator of the Year.

4:48am
Racine Journal Times. Proposed legislation offers insurance for families of fallen officers.
4:44am
Chippewa Herald. 'I'm glad someone is taking it seriously': State Assembly strengthens OWI laws in Wisconsin.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill would allow red light, speeding cameras at dangerous Milwaukee intersections.

State Agencies

3:56pm
DATCP. CREP enrollment reopens; Offers income from flood-prone lands.
2:20pm
DNR. Weekly news.
2:19pm
DATCP. Meeting Wisconsin's conservation challenges: New annual report now available.
2:18pm
DMA. Volk Field to conduct controlled burn at Hardwood Range.
2:15pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Eventful way to start the week in Wisconsin.
10:03am
DOT. State, local law enforcement plan stepped-up enforcement in crash hotspots.

4:29pm
NBC 15. WEDC leader will step down this fall.

Economy/Business

4:23am
UW-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty. Wisconsin poverty rate fell overall and for children, but rose for elderly.

2:58pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Nearly two-thirds of manufacturers prepping for recession, survey says.
4:26am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Some Wisconsin companies seek tariff exemptions.
4:25am
Daily Reporter. Wisconsin frac-sand mines sit dormant as competition grows.
4:22am
WKOW. Study: Many Wisconsin families "treading water" financially.
4:20am
Politico. Trump's trade wars thrust farmers into desperation loans.

Statewide

3:59pm
Emerald Clean Water for All. Justice is not served for Emerald, WI residents near massive manure spill.
3:10pm
Wisconsin Women in Government. Seeks professional women to join its Board of Directors.
10:49am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Membership Director appointed to state Board of Veterans Affairs.

4:21am
WKBT. Industrialized hemp CBD products growing popularity: Government regulation remains unclear.
4:20am
Bloomberg. The future looks terrible for U.S. nursing home costs.

Courts

12:47pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wins at Supreme Court of Wisconsin.
12:22pm
DPI. Stanford Taylor releases statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court decision.
12:21pm
Gov. Evers. Releases statement relating to today's Wisconsin Supreme Court decision.
10:54am
WMC. Supreme Court ruling reins in defiant state agencies.
10:51am
District I Court of Appeals. Dennis Dietscher v. Pension Board of the Employees' Retirement System of the County of Milwaukee.
8:29am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Kristi Koschkee v. Carolyn Stanford Taylor.

9:08am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Supreme Court: State schools superintendent policy subject to governor's approval.
8:32am
U.S. News & World Report. Supreme Court hands oversight of school policy to governor.

Education

3:11pm
Marquette University. And WARF announce third annual 'Force for Positive Change' event and award.
11:30am
UW System. Promotes "15 to finish" campaign.
11:27am
UW-Stout. Speaker: Collective impact leads to community change.
10:55am
UW-Madison. New ropes course brings people together through challenges.
4:43am
UW-Milwaukee. Microsoft Corp. president announces donation worth more than $1.5 millioni to Connected Systems Institute. 

4:37am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Microsoft gives $1.25 million to UWM's Connected Systems Institute. 

Local

2:17pm
Milwaukee Common Council. Congratulates Giannis Antetokounmpo on winning the 2018-19 NBA MVP Award.
11:44am
SafeNet. Promotes Rayn Bennett from Director of Consulting Services to Managing Director.
9:09am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. If it's not about the streetcar and doesn't impact downtown, the mayor has lost interest.

4:18am
WSAW. 7 INVESTIGATES: Marathon County stretched thin on foster care funding.
4:17am
WSAW. 7 INVESTIGATES: Opioids, meth driving spike in Marathon County foster care.

Congress

3:55pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for Health Committee hearing on negative consequences of family separation on children.
10:02am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin, Rep. John Garamendi. Introduce reform to strengthen Buy America requirements for federal government.
9:14am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Introduces Competency-based Education Act.

9:32am
The Hill. CBO projects 'unprecedented' debt of 144 percent of GDP by 2049.
4:19am
Fox 6. 'We are concerned:' Hundreds gather in Milwaukee to protest Pres. Trump's threatened deportations. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Monday June 24, 2019

Governor

1:42pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Gov. Evers signs labor-backed bill to end tax breaks for moving jobs out of state.
12:13pm
One Wisconsin Now. Statewide survey finds public sides with Gov. Tony Evers, Democrats on education issues.
11:37am
Gov. Evers. Signs bipartisan bills relating to equal treatment of liquor sales, improving Wisconsin's competitiveness by eliminating tax benefits.
11:05am
Sen. Feyen. Protecting taxpayer dollars.
9:50am
Sen. Stroebel. Governor Evers sides with abortion extremists over the unborn.
4:21am
Wisconsin Catholic Conference. Denounces Governor's veto of pro-life legislation.

12:45pm
Fox 11. Evers signs bill targeting businesses moving out of state.
4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoes four abortion bills passed by GOP legislators.

Budget

4:35pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Health advocates in 9 Wisconsin cities urge lawmakers to expand BadgerCare.
4:34pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Myth busters III: Fact-checking the Legislature on school choice.
11:24am
Rep. Gruszynski. Listen to the people: Reinvest in Wisconsin, pass Governor Ever' budget.
10:54am
Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education. Legislators must do better for public schools.
9:45am
Dairy Business Association. Dairy task force member urges support for Dairy Innovation Hub.

4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Capitol Report: (Audio) Transportation secretary designee looks at ongoing budget process.
4:07am
CBS 58. State budget battle, Wisconsin Assembly to vote Tuesday.
4:02am
Fox 11. Lincoln Hills Youth Prison to be addressed in state budget, lawmaker weighs in.
4:01am
Fox 11. As state budget gets closer to Governor's desk, education remains contentious issue.

Legislative

2:48pm
Wisconsin Paper Council. Honors state Representative Katrina Shankland with its "Legislator of the Year" award.
2:47pm
Wisconsin Paper Council. Selects state Senator Tom Tiffany as the trade association's "Legislator of the Year."
1:44pm
Rep. Shankland. Named Legislator of the Year by Wisconsin Paper Council.
1:43pm
Reps. Edming, Petryk. Request copy of DWD report; highlight importance of trust fund balance.
1:40pm
Sen. Cowles. Shawano community concerned about federal government.
9:48am
Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association. Urge Legislature to act on bill that protects families of fallen law enforcement.
4:23am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Counties in 32 of 33 WI State Senate Districts & 91 of 99 Assembly Districts back ending partisan gerrymandering.
4:19am
Wisconsin for Safe Technology. Wisconsinites push back against 5G small cell legislation citing risks to human health.

4:03am
WKOW. Advocates cautiously optimistic after OWI bills pass Assembly.

State Agencies

3:13pm
DOR. Collections, May FY2019.
2:54pm
DOJ. Generic drug price-fixing complaint unsealed.
2:52pm
DMA. Challenge Academy cadets complete first step of new journey.
2:49pm
DWD. Awarded $1.3M in grant funding for apprenticeship from U.S. DOL.
12:12pm
DWD. Awarded the Fidelity Bonding Demonstration Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
12:07pm
WMC. Employer safety efforts result in worker's compensation insurance rate decrease.
11:49am
DATCP. Dairy Task Force 2.0 adopts final report.
11:27am
Wisconsin Lottery. Another #WINsconsin weekend.

11:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker administration project to battle manure pollution has been hit by delays.
4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin grapples with 'green' waste plants that spread hazardous PFAS.
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Fatal I-94 crash: Wisconsin Department of Transportation stands by Racine construction site; drivers voice concerns.
4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Evers administration proposes strict standards for 'forever chemicals' and other compounds.
4:04am
WUWM. Recommendations on groundwater pollution limits could affect many Wisconsinites.
4:00am
WAOW. Mosinee expects to recover thousands of dollars in state aid.
3:57am
WISC. 'We went everybody to be more vigilant': WisDOT uses data to step up patrolling in crash 'hotpots.'

Economy/Business

1:41pm
Wisconsin Safety Council. Celebrates Week 4 of Safety Month.

4:09am
Fox 6. Farmers struggle with hemp grain, hang hopes on fiber, CBD.

Statewide

11:07am
Institute for Reforming Government. Wisconsin's bold solution for regulatory reform.
4:22am
Badger Boys State. Volunteer service recognized.

Courts

4:08am
WBAY. Democrats look to other lawsuits to block GOP lame-duck laws.
3:59am
Wisconsin Law Journal. GOP legislators rack up $1.5M in legal bills in first five months of 2019.
3:58am
The Hill. High-stakes legal fight looms over Trump pollution rule.
3:56am
AP. Q&A: Census citizenship question sparks legal debate, fears.

Education

12:19pm
UW-Madison. Heritage marker honors Ho-Chunk, recognizes land as ancestral home.
12:14pm
UW-Stevens Point. HLC reaffirms accreditation.
11:13am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Marching 60 miles from Palmyra to Madison for public education - walkers covered 30 miles in two days, local stories highlight journey.
10:53am
UW-Platteville. Headliners announced for Welcome Back concert.

10:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. More Wisconsin colleges dropping ACT/SAT requirement. What about UW campuses?

Local

2:53pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Dimitrijevic. Joins rally against ICE raids.

Congress

4:37pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Sends letter to Commerce Department, introduces resolution on 5G network development.
4:36pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on increased sanctions on Iran.
11:00am
U.S. News & World Report. Court to rule on whether governor controls school policy.

4:07am
Wisconsin State Farmer. Dairy Action Plan takes aim at tariffs, immigration reform.

Friday June 21, 2019

Courts

5:02pm
Sen. Taylor Questions Supreme Court decision.
12:25pm
DPW. Chair responds to Supreme Court upholding lame-duck power grab.
11:47am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Rightwingers on Wisconsin Supreme Court throw out lame-duck lawsuit.
11:14am
WMC. Business community thanks Supreme Court for providing regulatory certainty.
9:12am
Gov. Evers. Releases statement relating to Wisconsin Supreme Court decision.
8:12am
Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Statement on ruling from the Supreme Court in the League of Women Voters vs. Evers case.
8:11am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Supreme Court rules in favor of undemocratic legislative practices.
7:23am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. League of Women Voters v. Tony Evers - order.

11:19am
Fox 6. 'All too predictable:' Governor Tony Evers bemoans lame-duck court loss.
9:17am
New York Times. Wisconsin G.O.P.'s lame-duck laws caused outrage. A court just ruled them legal.
8:46am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling upholds lame-duck laws.
8:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. On 4-3 vote, Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds state's lame-duck laws limiting power of Democratic governor.
7:37am
AP. Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds GOP's lame-duck laws.

Governor

5:04pm
Rep. Taylor. Applauds Gov. Evers' veto of legislation restricting reproductive health care.
5:03pm
Rep. Subeck. Thanks Governor Evers for standing with Wisconsin women.
3:47pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on Evers' veto of born alive bill.
3:36pm
Rep. Dittrich. Condemns Governor Evers for not listening to Wisconsin women.
3:35pm
Sen. Roth. Statement on Evers' vetoes.
3:33pm
Rep. Steineke. Statement on born alive veto.
3:32pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Thank you, Governor Evers, for standing strong for Wisconsin's women.
3:31pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Thanks Gov. Evers for standing up for women's health.
3:29pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Expresses disappointment at Gov. Evers' vetoes.
3:00pm
Gov. Evers. Vetoes legislation restricting reproductive healthcare.
1:51pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Officer Kou Her.
1:51pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints William H. Smith to Natural Resources Board.
12:52pm
Gov. Evers. Extends deadline for coroner of Jackson County.

4:03pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers vetoes 'born alive' legislation and other abortion measures.
3:53pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin's Democratic governor vetoes 4 abortion bills.
4:05am
WFRV. Governor Evers announces construction dates for the WIS 15 expansion project.

Budget

12:56pm
LFB. Individual income tax rate reductions under Joint Finance.
12:55pm
LFB. 2019-21 and 2021-23 General Fund Budget.
10:03am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Legislature's budget invests in the people of Wisconsin.

12:53pm
LFB. Non-fiscal policy items containted within the 2019-21 budget of the Joint Committee on Finance.
4:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Seeking to lock down budget votes, Wisconsin Republicans plan to tweak spending plan.
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Conservative budget foes put Wisconsin GOP in tough spot.
4:16am
Cap Times. With two GOP senators pledging to oppose budget, Evers says he won't urge others to vote no.

Assembly Floor Session

2:49pm
Rep. Ott, Sen. Darling. Assembly approves tougher drink driving bills.
12:32pm
Sen. Jacque. Child pornography bill passes Assembly, heads to governor.
6:41am
Rep. Rodriguez. Marketplace provider-tax cut bill passes Assembly.
4:34am
Rep. Wittke. Statement on passage of Assembly Bill 73.

8:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly passes bill ending Miller Park tax.
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State Assembly votes to delay the closure of Lincoln Hills teen prison.
4:06am
Cap Times. Madison to consider electric scooter bill implications.
4:04am
WISC. Wisconsin Assembly approves online tax bill, income tax cuts.
4:03am
WTMJ. News law would mandate fatal OWI's convictions require 5 year minimum sentence.
4:01am
Spectrum News. State Assembly passes bills before taking up two-year budget plan next week.
3:59am
Fox 6. Bills to toughen up Wisconsin's drunk driving laws pass state Assembly.

Legislative

2:27pm
Sen. Marklein, Rep. Tranel. Introduce anti-choking legislation.
12:02pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Be safe and have fun this summer.
9:14am
LAB. Report 19-10: Wisconsin Lottery. Briefing Sheet.

4:15am
WKOW. Pro-life lawmakers hold rally urging Gov. to sign anti-abortion bills.
4:02am
WBAY. Wisconsin representative proposes bill to allow license dental therapists.
3:57am
WSAW. More violence at Lincoln Hills as Assembly votes to extend closure deadline.

State Agencies

3:28pm
Sierra Club. Statement on PFAS decision by the Evers administration.
2:24pm
Sen. Hansen. (Updated) Commends Department of Health Services on setting strict limits on PFOS and PFOA. Fact Sheet.
2:18pm
Madison & Dane County Public Health, Madison Water Utility. Joint statement on DHS recommended PFOA & PFOS standard.
12:50pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. New recommended standards a step toward safeguarding water and health.
12:49pm
DHS, DNR, DATCP. Work to make groundwater cleaner.
12:29pm
Clean Wisconsin. New state PFAS standard will protect public health.
9:55am
DWD. Blackwell Job Corps facility and others to remain open.

1:00pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers administration proposes new groundwater quality standards.
11:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. State agencies announce strict new standards for PFAS and other pollutants.
8:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNA evidence backlog at state crime labs cut by nearly half in 2019.

Economy/Business

4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin cranberry growers hopeful about market future after 2 years of limiting production.
4:22am
Milwaukee Biz Times. DOJ seeks to block Quad's acquisition of LSC.

Statewide

4:22pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Chief Judge Morrison selected to chair Committee of Chief Judges.
2:59pm
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin. William Whitford v. Beverly R. Gill and Wiscosin Assembly.
2:26pm
VFW Department of Wisconsin. Welcomes new commander.
12:57pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin, Wisconsin BPDD. Voter registration video to premier at Wisconsin Association of the Deaf Conference.
12:51pm
WAFCA. Announces leadership transition, new Executive Director Kathy Markeland.

4:08am
WKBT. Suicide rates on rise; health care providers urge people to talk about mental health.
4:08am
WKOW. DIGGING DEEPER: Shortage of rural Ob-Gyns create health risks for expectant mothers.

Education

1:50pm
UW-Madison. UW Shelter Medicine assists with cases of influenza in shelter dogs.

Local

3:34pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Congratulates IATSE Local 18 and Milwaukee Bucks on contract agreement at Fiserv Forum.
4:33am
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. We must work together to put an end to reckless driving.

4:09am
WQOW. Trump, Clinton still owe Eau Claire money after 2016 campaign.

Congress

3:06pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Casey, Murphy. Warn that ACA and Medicaid attacks will undermine efforts to lower drug costs for families.
12:00pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Amendment helping veterans and protecting veteran suicide prevention resources passes House.
11:16am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures amendment to protect rail and bus manufacuturing from China threat in Senate defense bill.
4:35am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. On debt, learning and re-evaluating higher education.
4:34am
U.S. Reps. Sensenbrenner, Moore. Introduce bipartisan bill to help advance gastrointestinal research.

4:10am
AP. U.S. prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn.
4:07am
Yahoo News. Private equity retail 'abuses' spur senator to plan legislation.

Politics

8:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Betting on the Rust Belt.

Thursday June 20, 2019

Governor

10:40am
Gov. Evers. Analysis: Wisconsin residents will pay more than $2 billion to support Medicaid expansion in other states. Memo.

4:24am
Fox 6. Gov. Evers orders flags to fly half-staff for Racine police officer.

Budget

5:34pm
Sen. Erpenbach. The GOP budget: Wisconsinites pay more to get less.
5:27pm
DRIVE. Statement on transportation funding in proposed budget.
3:17pm
Rep. Steineke. Republican budget prioritizes Highway 15.
2:01pm
LFB. Comparative summary of budget recommendations.
9:01am
MacIver Institute. A tale of two tax cuts - Evers cuts taxes for some by raising taxes on others.

10:57am
Chippewa Herald. GOP budget on shaky ground as second Republican senator vows "no" vote.
10:09am
Fox 11. Second Republican state senator won't vote for budget.
3:59am
WISC. Faculty: State not funding UW tuition freeze means universities would have to make other cuts.

Assembly Floor Session

5:37pm
Rep. Tusler. Bill fighting child pornography advances to governor's desk.
5:37pm
Rep. Neylon. Statement on ending Miller Park tax.
5:35pm
Rep. Kulp. Bill to protect Adopt-A-Highway volunteers passes Wisconsin State Assembly.
5:33pm
Rep. Ramthun. Fatherhood is alive and well.
5:32pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. DOT reform bills pass the Assembly.
5:31pm
Rep. Emerson. Adopt-a-Highway bill passes state Assembly.
5:30pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on passage of resoultion honoring June as Caribbean-American Heritage Month in Wisconsin.
5:29pm
Dairy Business Association. Praises Assembly for supporting milk consumption among children.
3:21pm
Rep. Vining. Celebrates June as Fatherhood Month.
2:54pm
Rep. Considine. Bill unanimously passes Assembly.
2:44pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on passage of AB-188.
2:31pm
Reps. Skowronski, Brostoff, Thiesfeldt, Kolste. Legislators cheer landmark bill to protect Wisconsin's deaf and interpeter communities. 
2:30pm
Rep. Steineke. Applauds Skowronski's legislative efforts.
2:29pm
Rep. Myers. Issues statement regarding the passage of AB-195.
2:12pm
Rep. Myers. Issues statement regarding the passing of AB-171: Sexual assault by a law enforcement officer.
2:09pm
Sen. Carpenter. The battle to sunset the Miller Park tax is finally over.

Legislative

2:35pm
Sen. Cowles. Supporting the residents of Hortonia.
9:05am
Rep. Hintz. Rolls out website to highlight importance of vaccines.
8:55am
Rep. Crowley. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Juneteenth celebrates freedom and achievement.

3:14pm
WISC. Republican lawmakers hold bill cover signing for anti-abortion measures, Evers likely to veto.
1:12pm
NBC 15. Vos doesn't support criminalizing first drunken driving.
8:51am
NBC 15. Assembly set to pass scooter regulations.
8:50am
WQOW. Assembly to vote on keeping youth prison open longer.
3:54am
WISN. Assembly set to vote on bills aimed at toughening state's drunken driving laws.
3:53am
WISC. Women could fill birth control prescriptions 12 months at a time under new bipartisan bill.

State Agencies

5:36pm
Wisconsin Ethics Commission. Re-appoints administrator.
2:36pm
DNR. Horicon Marsh has everything you need for summertime fun.
2:34pm
RPW. Lt. Governor Mandela walks out of interview after being asked about unpaid property taxes.
12:04pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin employment rate remains at 2.8 percent in May.

2:04pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin settles more juvenile prison lawsuits.
1:14pm
Des Moines Register. Wisconsin pays $4 million to Iowans abused at youth detention facility after Iowa closed girls school.
1:10pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin added 1,800 jobs in May, unemployment rate unchanged.
3:56am
WJFW. DNR board to vote on permanent catfish season framework.

Economy/Business

7:09am
Defense News. The U.S. Navy's new frigate program is careening toward a roadblock.
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. After 2018 challenges, Wisconsin farmers weigh the risks of industrial hemp.
4:01am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn starts concrete foundation pour in Mount Pleasant.
3:57am
Spectrum News. Farmstead dairy producers and processors weathering milk price depression.
3:53am
WKOW. Lawyers ease industry concern on industrial hemp laws.
3:46am
WSAW. Wisconsin farmers hope to raise millions in industrial hemp sales.

Statewide

10:37am
Arts Wisconsin. Make Music Day: World's largest annual music event spreads across Wisconsin on Friday, June 21 - tomorrow!
8:54am
Wisconsin American Legion. Wisconsin American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy welcomes 52 candidates.

10:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Meth use continues to grow across Wisconsin.
4:21am
Chippewa Herald. Census: Half of Wisconsinites over 40; white majority continues to shrink.
4:19am
Reedsburg Times-Press. IN DEPTH: Nursing homes face challenges due to lack of funding.
3:52am
U.S. News & World Report. AP Investigation: Many U.S. jails fail to stop inmate suicides.
3:51am
U.S. News & World Report. Government fails to release data on deaths in police custody.

Courts

10:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Tyrus Lee Cooper.
10:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Alan W. Pinter v. Village of Stetsonville.

Education

2:10pm
Marquette University. Financial aid counselor honored with Diversity and Inclusion Award.
11:49am
UW-Madison. Viewe from on high: UW-Madison houses Wisconsin aerial photos.
10:40am
UW-Stout. Full steam ahead: Summer STEAM Experience focused on tech, arts.
10:38am
UW-Madison. Heat kills invasive jumping worm cocoons, could help limit spread.
10:15am
Marquette University. National Council on Competitiveness appoints university president to co-chair new University Leadership Forum.

4:00am
WSAW. UWSP's 3 campuses contribute $671 million to Wisconsin's economy.
3:58am
La Crosse Tribune. New regent president vows to champion Prairie Springs project.

Local

1:07pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Shea. Board of Supervisors directs Parks Department to formalize pesticide use policy.
1:07pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Guns must be kept secure to prevent the unthinkable.
1:06pm
Milwaukee County Sups. Taylor, Johnson. Honor bus operators for outstanding service.
10:13am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to purchase land to increase public shore access, provide opportunities to better manage water flow in Yahara River.
4:03am
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Letter regarding carjacking and reckless driving.

3:55am
WISN. Some city leaders call for red light cameras to deter reckless driving.
3:46am
Fox 6. 'It must end:' Aldermen demand action to solve what they call Milwaukee's 'traffic safety crisis.'

Congress

2:07pm
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Midwest dairy farmers praise decision to move up cover crop harvest date.
12:03pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Amendment supporting Wisconsin dairy farmers passes House.
10:48am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Says no to $4,500.
10:15am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Works for keep Blackwell Job Corps Center open.
4:04am
Wisconsin Environment. Trump administration's replacement to Clean Power Plan sends U.S. in the wrong direction on climate change.

8:53am
CBS 58. Senator Baldwin introduces plan to restore Affordable Care Act's navigator program.
4:12am
AP. The Latest: EPA chief eases rules on coal-fired power plants.
4:11am
Washington Post. Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress.
3:50am
Politico. Budget talks at impasse as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy.

Politics

10:18am
Reuters. The deciders.

Wednesday June 19, 2019

Governor

10:46am
Gov. Evers. Proclaims June 19th as 'Juneteenth Day' in Wisconsin.

Budget

1:44pm
Sen. Shilling. Echoes bipartisan concerns with fiscally reckless Republican budget.
11:16am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on budget discussions.
9:25am
Speaker Vos. Announces rainy day fund to nearly double. LFB Memo.
9:16am
Sen. Nass. Voting NO for the taxpayers.

10:22am
Cap Times. GOP Sen. Steve Nass says he'll vote no on state budget.
9:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System's new board president talks tenure, tuition freeze, state budget.

Assembly Floor Session

10:25am
Rep. Pronschinske. Homeless bill passes the Assembly.
9:19am
Rep. Snyder. Lends a hand in fight to end homelessness.
4:15am
Rep. Wichgers. Statement on Pride Month resolution.
4:12am
Rep. Rodriguez. Assembly approves legislation aimed at combatting homelessness.
4:11am
Rep. Krug. Lends a hand in fight to end homelessness.
4:09am
Rep. Dittrich. Housing navigator grant bill passes Assembly. 
4:06am
Rep. Gundrum. Bill improving flexibility in local government budget passes Assembly.
4:05am
Rep. Katsma. State Assembly continues work on homelessness.
4:04am
Rep. Allen. Lauds passage of homelessness bills. 

10:16am
WBAY. Bills pass as shelters cope with "astronomically high" homeless population.
4:58am
La Crosse Tribune. State Assembly passes bills on homelessness, loan program to diversify teaching pool.
4:35am
WBAY. Legislature approves state regulations on 5G wireless technology.
4:34am
Cap Times. Assembly passes package of bills to reduce homelessness, sending them to Senate.
4:33am
WKBT. Wisconsin Assembly approves adding parents to directories.
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Assembly approves bills on homelessness, step therapy.
4:24am
WKOW. Bill creating dyslexia guidebook heads to state Senate.
4:18am
WKBT. Assembly passes bill to expand minority teacher loans.

Legislative

3:45pm
Rep. Kulp. Road to Sustainability Bills Pass Assembly Transportation Committee. 
3:41pm
Sen. Ringhand. Appointed to Governor's Council on Financial Literacy. 
11:22am
Sen. Smith. Column: Looking inward to Juneteenth Day.
11:22am
Rep. Shankland. Introduces bipartisan 12-month Contraceptive Care Act.
9:28am
Sen. Shilling. Commemorates Juneteenth.
9:23am
Senate & Assembly Black Caucus. Juneteenth Day Milwaukee.

1:17pm
Mliwaukee Journal Sentinel. Despite measles outbreak, legislation pushing Wisconsin parents to vaccinate children going nowhere.
9:56am
Dermatology Advisor. Prior authorizations place burden, reduce quality of care in dermatology patients.
4:22am
Twin Cites Pioneer Press. With hands-free law set to begin in Minnesota, Hudson family wants Wisconsin to follow suit.
4:17am
Fox 11. Lawmakers introduce new bipartisan bill aimed at closing puppy mills in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

4:25pm
Wisconsin Lottery. SuperCash! hits it big.
10:23am
State Treasurer Godlewski. And BCPL provide $5.1 million for projects in Walworth County.
10:09am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Seeking input on a new State History Museum from Milwaukee County community.
10:07am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Wisconsin National History Day students tak home prizes at the national competition.

4:56am
Hudson Star-Observer. A proper Wisconsin greeting.
4:23am
CBS 58. Wisconsin secures agreement to obtain over $5.5 million in debt relief for former ITT Tech students.

Economy/Business

4:29pm
Foxconn. Begins concrete foundation pour for Gen6 feb manufacturing facility.

11:27am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn pays $9.5 million for Madison office building.
10:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Escalating China tariffs on ginseng create 'shock to the system' for Wisconsin farmers.
4:30am
WSAW. 'What happens in Beijing affects us at our farm': Wausau forum on tariff impact. WSAU.
4:19am
NBC 26. Local farmers want crop insurance flexibility following wet season.

Statewide

4:43am
Governing. Probation and parole violations are filling up prisons and costing states billions.
4:29am
Fox 11. 'Status of girls in Wisconsin' shows increase in bullying and depression reports.
4:20am
WTMJ. 5 Wisconsin police officers have been killed in just over a year.

Courts

4:13am
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Statement on Justice Shirley Abrahamson.

12:21pm
WAOW. Wisconsin justices to hand down lame-duck ruling.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg honors Shirley Abrahamson.
4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's lame-duck lawsuits: Where are they now?
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Ginsburg praises Abrahamson in farewell video.

Education

2:22pm
UW-Stevens Point. Economic impact tops $670 million annually.
1:54pm
UW-Milwaukee. Exhibit based on Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Evicted" opening at Mobile Design Box.
12:15pm
UW-Stout. Stout Scholars scholarship awarded to three first-year students.
9:29am
UW-Platteville. Robinson earns University Staff Award of Excellence.
9:29am
UW-Platteville. Partnership on African Amerian lead mining exhibit leads to award.
4:08am
Medical College of Wisconsin. Local researcher named 2019 Cullen Health Heart Scholar; 23rd annual Cullen Run raises $41,285 for cardiovascular research.

12:32pm
Madison.com. Group aims to create interest-free student loan fund for Wisconsin college students.
4:53am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee-area exec back UW-Madison advocacy group.

Local

4:27pm
Milwaukee Alds. Donovan, Borkowski. Letter sent to Mayor urging action on city's reckless driving epidemic.
10:48am
LeaderEthics-Wisconsin. Ethical leadership...a Madison-area conversation.

4:52am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Rapids City Council supports anti-bullying ordinance, increased fines for repeat offenses.

Congress

12:14pm
Clean Wisconsin. Trump's 'Dirty Power Plan' won't turn back clock on energy.
9:27am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Casey. Introduce legislation to restore navigator funding and make it easier for Americans to sign up for quality, affordable health insurance.

Politics

5:08am
RPW. Statement on President Trump's re-election launch.

5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP activists prepare for Trump's re-election campaign in Wisconsin.
4:29am
WISN. 'MAGA meetups' look to turn Wisconsin Trump supporters into key volunteers.

Tuesday June 18, 2019

Governor

11:14am
Wisconsin Family Action. Responds to Jewish Community Relation Council's flag comparison allegation. 
10:06am
Gov. Evers. Announces appointment of Linda A. Hall as Director of the Office of Children's Mental Health.

3:48am
WISC. Gov. Evers: Barnes should pay any delinquent taxes.

Budget

12:01pm
LFB. Property tax estimates, Governor versus Joint Finance.
11:45am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Joint Finance budget: Mixed results for Wisconsinites with disabilities.

12:56pm
Fox 11. Property taxes go up same under Evers, Republican plans.
4:00am
Racine Journal Times. 'Not everybody got everything': Many legislators 'unhappy' with budget.
3:59am
WISC. New group forms to fight for UW funding. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:58am
Cap Times. Evers says no decision on partial, full vetoes until budget passes Assembly, Senate.
3:58am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers signals opposition to car registration fees.  La Crosse Tribune.
3:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers set to take up an $81.5 billion state budget that puts Republican spin on Evers' vision.
3:47am
WKOW. Gov. calls capitol safety study 'unsettling' without input from Democrats.
3:45am
WSAU. Budget vote will be close in GOP-controlled state Senate.

Assembly Floor Session

4:28pm
Rep. James. Homelessness bill clears Assembly.
4:27pm
Rep. Taylor. Commends and congratulates Justice Abrahamson.
4:20pm
Rep. Kulp. Dyslexia guidebook passes Wisconsin State Assembly.
4:07pm
Rep. Felzskowski. Votes for step therapy reform, resources for homelessness prevention.
4:06pm
Rep. Plumer. Bill to fight homelessness passes Assembly.
3:57pm
Rep. Ramthun. Statement on Assembly floor session.
3:56pm
Reps. Kuglitsch, Fields. Author bi-partisan Next Generation Cel Service Bill.
3:54pm
Rep. Steineke. And Assembly show support for steps to end homelessness.
3:51pm
Rep. Subeck. Recognizes Matt Phair, Connie Phair, and Alec Lewis with Hometown Hero Award.
3:32pm
Rep. Kurtz. Lends a hand in fight to end homelessness.
3:31pm
Rep. Kurtz. Bill increasing access to immunizations passes the Wisconsin State Assembly.
3:21pm
Wisconsin Step Therapy Coalition. Assembly unanimously passes step therapy legislation - bill now heads to governor for signature.
3:07pm
Reps. Loudenbeck, Fields. Bill to expand Minority Teacher Loan Program passes Assembly.
2:48pm
Rep. Kitchens. Pleased with passage of report card bill.
2:46pm
Rep. Nygren. Step therapy reform bill heads to governor.
2:45pm
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians. Commends passage of step therapy reform. 

Legislative

11:07am
Wisconsin Legislative Black Caucus. Letter to Adoption Task Force regarding meeting in Milwaukee.
9:16am
Rep. Hebl. Column: Recognizing Gun Violence Awareness Month.

4:05pm
WUWM. Wisconsin Task Force on Suicide Prevention focuses on young people.
4:21am
Fox 6. Senate passes bill to bring back Bird scooters, which allows for '100% decision making on the local level.'
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Bill in Legislature would provide insurance for families of police officers killed on duty.
4:15am
Racine Journal Times. Proposed bill would ban 'gay panic' as defense in court.
3:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dem bill would create public funding for renewable energy startups.
3:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin lawmakers gather for inaugural gay pride event.
3:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers look to expand eligibility for loan program to diversify teaching pool after drop in applications.
3:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. LGBTQ activists, Gov. Tony Evers call for state law changes.

State Agencies

4:04pm
DNR. Natural Resources Board to meet June 25-26 in Barneveld.
2:47pm
ETF. Publishes new Group Health Benefits Annual Report.
2:46pm
DNR. Weekly news.
2:06pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Seeking input on a new State History Museum from Fond du Lac community.
1:50pm
DMA. June 25 is Lightning Safety Awareness Day in Wisconsin.
12:03pm
DATCP. Pfaff encourages farmers to use USDA resources to help deal with crop losses, low dairy prices.
10:05am
WHA, WMS, WCA, WPTA. Wisconsin Compensation Rating Bureau (WCRB) recommends 8.84% decrease in worker's compensation rates.

1:32pm
Daily Reporter. WEDC decides Exact Sciences doesn't owe state anything. 

Economy/Business

11:44am
WEDC, Center for Technology Commercialization. SBIR Advance opens 14th round of funding for high-tech small businesses.

1:31pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Corning is building more Gen 10.5 glass plants, just not in Wisconsin.
4:16am
La Crosse Tribune. Special report: La Crosse area farmers struggle amid tough economic times.
3:56am
Bloomberg. Trump tariffs are set to affect fireworks, and no one's happy about it.

Statewide

2:43pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Condolences for off-duty Milwaukee officer death.
2:42pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. A difficult day for law enforcement in Southeast Wisconsin.
2:07pm
Racine Mayor Mason. Statement on the tragic loss of Officer Hetland.
11:11am
Rep. Neubauer. Statement on the passing of Racine Police Officer John Hetland.
11:11am
AG Kaul. Statement on death of two police officers.
11:10am
Rep. McGuire. Statement on the passing of Racine Police Officer John Hetland.
11:09am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on the death of Racine Police Officer John Hetland.

10:18am
WQOW. 2 off-duty officers killed in separate Wisconsin incidents.
3:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin home sales rise in May, after dropping for most of the year.

Courts

2:12pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Thank you, Justice Abrahamson!
8:47am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Rural Mutual Insurance Company v. Lester Buildings, LLC.

Education

3:30pm
Marquette University. Professor Henry Medeiros receives Young Scholar Award.
10:09am
UW Extension. Responding to stress: connecting rural communities with resources to recognize and manage stress.

Local

3:52pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Shorewood ordinance takes action to ban conversion therapy.
1:49pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. And Council leadership statement regarding President Trump's recent statements on Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
10:59am
Racine Mayor Mason. Racine selected to join national initiative to increase economic mobility.
9:05am
Grassroots North Shore. Healthcare event this weekend.

3:40am
WFRV. Unpaid police bills from campaign visits leave Green Bay to absorb the cost.

Congress

9:12am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Portman. Lead bipartisan effort to improve family care services for Ameria's most vulnerable youth.

12:04pm
WUWM. Sen. Tammy Baldwin asks President Trump for details on promised help for farmers.

Politics

4:21pm
DPW. Trump campaign launch threatened by broken promises.
2:43pm
DPW. Democratic volunteers organize across Wisconsin to #Fight4Medicaid
11:46am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP lawmakers received millions from real estate industry amid landlord bills.
10:07am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. In praise of the public sector.

3:52am
Fox 11. Battleground Florida: Both parties prepare for 2020 fight, Wisconsin dems chime in.
3:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Democratic chair says health care will be 'front and center' in 2020 campaign.

Monday June 17, 2019

Governor

9:52am
Gov. Evers. Appoints Julie Gleeson as Ashland County Register of Deeds.

Budget

4:42am
Rep. Ballweg. Supports the WISCONSIN budget.

4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Differences remain over addressing CAFO compliance, enforcement.
3:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. As GOP concludes work on budget, Tony Evers gears up to weigh priorities.
3:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County vows to move forward after funding for Alliant Energy Center improvements stripped from state budget.
3:43am
WJFW. Caregiver shortages in Northwoods affect growing elderly population.
3:42am
Cap Times. General tax dollars to boost Veterans Trust Fund as number of King home residents decline.
3:35am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Assembly speaker Vos confident in budget.

Legislative

3:56pm
Coalition of Health Groups. SB-100/AB-114 will drive up costs, harm patients.
1:44pm
LRB. States are placing bets on sports betting: Will it pay off?

4:38am
NBC 15. Task for on Suicide Prevention set to hold third meeting.
4:32am
Racine Journal Times. Ex-Burlington cop to be sentenced Monday; state bill tackles issue.
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This pet store owner says a bill banning the sale of cats and dogs would be 'game over' for his business.
3:45am
WQOW. New bill to boost funding for mental health aid in Chippewa Valley.
3:36am
Kenosha News. Wirch, Wanggaard push resolution to honor late colleague.

State Agencies

2:15pm
Wisconsin State Farmer. Pfaff: We need leaders that can build connections.
1:21pm
AG Kaul. Gets more than $5.5 million in debt relief for former ITT Tech students in Wisconsin.
12:53pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Two $100K top prizes recently claimed.
12:52pm
DWD Sec. Frostman. Submits letter of support for Blackwell Jobs Corps Center.
12:49pm
AG Kaul. Seeks preliminary injunction against Trump administration to stop health care discrimination.
12:47pm
Wisconsin Safety Council. Celebrates Week 3 of Safety Month.
8:10am
WEDC. City of Delavan receives $250,000 state grant to redevelop new downtown apartment building.

4:16am
WBAY. Crowd rallies against proposed Hortonia youth prison.
3:50am
Waupaca County News. New London in talks to annex Hortonia prison site.

Environment/Outdoors

4:17am
WKBT. About 1,000 dead trout collected from creek after manure spill.
3:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Great Lakes leaders set up meeting on Asian carp.

Statewide

3:46pm
PDPW. Dairy farms, expert presentations and conversations on tap for 2019 Water Matters Tour.
9:49am
WRA. May 2019 Home Sales Report.
4:40am
Badger Boys State. Governor Bradley elected.
4:39am
Badger Boys State. Boys Nation sentors elected.

Courts

9:54am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues to end mandatory State Bar membership, dues.
9:51am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts five new cases.
4:41am
DOJ. Jury convicts New Richmond man for killing son.

4:26am
Duluth News Tribune. Federal human trafficking prosecutions steady in Minnesota, Wisconsin.
4:17am
The Hill. Anticipation builds for final Supreme Court rulings.

Education

3:55pm
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Supports students with scholarships.
1:45pm
Marquette University. Lt. Governor Barnes to speak to two Upward Bound groups.
12:51pm
UW-Stout. Graphic communications students win international award.
12:48pm
DPI. Distributes $1.9 billion to Wisconsin schools.

3:39am
Portage Daily Register. IN DEPTH: Wisconsin schools welcome safety improvement funds.

Local

1:20pm
Milwaukee Area Labor Council. 30th Annual Health and Hygiene Drive provides critical necessities to Milwaukee area agencies.

Congress

12:50pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces sign up for new and improved Dairy Margin Coverage Program.

4:37am
WEAU. Rep. Ron Kind unveils Dairy Action Plan to help local farmers.
3:38am
WDIO. Regional Democrats critical of Trump comments.

Politics

4:27pm
DPW. Chair to President Trump: "In 2020, the Badger bites back.
4:26pm
RPW. ICYMI: Chariman Hitt: Young leaders are shaping the 'Grand Old Party' in Wisconsin.

Friday June 14, 2019

Governor

3:46pm
Clean Wisconsin. Applauds Great Lakes Governors & Premiers for uniting to protect drinking water, tackle invasive species.
3:44pm
Gov. Evers. Announces drinking water protections for emerging health contaminants.
9:35am
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for Outagamie County Circuit Court Judge.

Budget

2:11pm
Wisconsin Public Education Network. It's time to rally for what's best for kids.
10:16am
Sen. Marklein. Budget Bulletin V.
9:56am
Forward Wisconsin. Constituents ask Speaker Vos to give permission for Republican legislators to support Medicaid expansion.
9:54am
Sen. Shilling. Column: Pay more for less, the Republican way.
9:52am
Rep. Hintz. Republicans fall far short of Governor Evers' budget.
4:39am
Sen. LaMahieu. Votes to cut taxes.

12:57pm
WAOW. Proposed state study could lead to mileage tracking devices in cars.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP plan would cut income taxes by $136 per person on average in 2020.
4:34am
Cap Times. Madison, Capitol police to put together safety study under budget committee plan.
4:27am
WXOW. UW-L Chancellor says Prairie Springs Science Center project is vital.
4:22am
WSAU. Funding cut for World Dairy Expo building renovations.
4:22am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Joint Finance votes to include $10 million in state budget for MCW cancer research facility.
4:21am
WKBT. Wisconsin representatives secure Elroy-Sparta trail funding.
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican-led Finance Committee passes state budget.

Legislative

10:34am
One Wisconsin Now. How "boss" Robin Vos does business: Self-dealing edition.
9:49am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: The rural vs. urban divide.

9:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 12 ways Wisconsin lawmakers dramatically rewrote rental laws to favor landlords over tenants.
9:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Only voters could approve new wheel taxes under GOP bill.
4:25am
WKBT. Student debt continues to rise impacting grads and their communities.
4:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill allowing names of students' parents to be released prompts privacy concerns.

State Agencies

3:44pm
DFI. Offers resources to help investment professionals work with clients affected by the opioid epidemic.
2:12pm
DATCP. Wisconsin to host delegation of cheese buyers form the Middle East.
2:12pm
DATCP. Celebrate National Pollinator Week: Invite pollinators to your yard, DATCP says.
11:39am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. State of Wisconsin mails postcards to inactive voters.
9:50am
DNR. Spring rains, snowmelt and high-water tables continue to cause flooding problems across the state.

Economy/Business

10:19am
Reuters. U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on.
4:25am
WEAU. Western Wisconsin farmers focus on improving mental health.
4:17am
Reuters. Why one U.S. can-maker avoids Trump's tariffs while rivals pay up.
4:14am
Politico. Big businesses paying even less than expected under GOP tax law.

Environment/Outdoors

4:16am
WTMJ. Lake Michigan water levels near record high.

Statewide

11:41am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. MACC Fund awards $100K for pediatric cancer research at Marshfield Children's Hospital.

Education

2:18pm
UW-Madison. Organic-grain field day offers 'tremendous opportunity' to farmers.

4:15am
NBC 15. Marshfield School District falls victim to $660,000 scam.

Local

2:19pm
Racine Mayor Mason. Sheraton Hotel and expanded Festival Hall convention space proposed in downtown Racine.
12:52pm
CultureCon. 400 business leaders gather in Madison to distrupt workplace culture.
11:37am
Kewaunee County. Demonstrates preparedness to handle nuclear plant incidents in FEMA evaluated response exercise.

4:20am
Eagle Herald Extra. Tyco, Nygren weigh in on contamination.
4:16am
WXOW. Room tax approved to aid La Crosse Center expansion.

Congress

9:51am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Collins. Introduce bill to strengthen TRIO programs that assist first-generation, low-income students seeking a college education.
4:37am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. And Wisconsin delegation send letter to USDA requesting flexibility after record rainfall causes planting delays.

Thursday June 13, 2019

Governor

2:32pm
Rep. Hintz. Applauds Governor Evers' executive order on pardon process.
2:30pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Rachel A. Graham to the Court of Appeals.
8:02am
Gov. Evers. Announces Pardon Advisory Board, establishes pardon process.

10:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. 'I believe in forgiveness': Gov. Tony Evers re-launches pardon board.
8:16am
WISC. Gov. Evers re-forms Wisconsin pardons board Walker dropped.
4:25am
CBS 58. Governor Evers answers kids' questions in Burlington.

Budget

4:17pm
Speaker Vos. Applauds committee work on WISCONSIN budget.
4:00pm
Sen. Marklein. Champions Middle Class tax cut for working families tax relief.
3:15pm
Sen. Larson. The GOP is once again shortchanging our public schools.
2:44pm
Rep. Steineke. Shows support for WISCONSIN budget.
2:31pm
Sen. Shilling. Wisconsin deserves better than GOP budget.
1:57pm
Rep. Zimmerman. Lauds budget successes.
1:57pm
Rep. Born. Joint Finance completes budget work.
1:56pm
Rep. Katsma. Joint Finance Committee sends budget to Legislature.
1:32pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Joint Committee on Finance sends Legislature a great budget.
1:31pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on JFC passing 2019-2021 biennial budget.
1:28pm
One Wisconsin Now. Republicans protect special state tax loopholes at request of big business lobby.
11:38am
Sen. Erpenbach. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Wisconsinites Deserve the People's Budget.
9:40am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. On last day of budget deliberations, JFC Democrats lament missed opportunities. 
4:49am
Medical College of Wisconsin. Applauds Joint Finance Committee's vote for a cancer research facility.

1:42pm
WISC. Budget committee passes plan 12-4, removing many of Gov. Evers' top priorities. Now what?
1:37pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Finance Committee OKs tax cuts, finishes budget.
1:36pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans approve $322 million income tax cut.
11:57am
WISC. GOP plan would cut income taxes an average of $75, compared to $216 under Evers' proposal.
10:29am
Fox 11. The Latest: GOP plans to add $300m income tax cut to budget.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Land trusts voice mixed feelings over short-term approval of stewardship program.
4:46am
Chippewa Herald. Lawmakers didn't consult Madison police before introducing Capitol security study.
4:34am
Fox 11. Luxemburg, Algoma interested in being home to GBCI replacement.
4:30am
Racine Journal Times. Evers weighing options on budget.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State budget committee rejects major building project in Milwaukee, La Crosse. WKBT.
4:23am
Racine Journal Times. State Joint Finance Committee approves $10.7M for Parkside renovations. 
4:17am
WQOW. UWEC leaders excited for new science building after approval from state budget committee.

Legislative

4:38am
Stevens Point Journal. Sexual assault evidence kit legislation aims to prevent another Wisconsin backlog, Kaul says. WSAW. Fox 11.
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers propose delaying youth prison closure by 6 months. Kenosha News.
4:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmakers hope to provide funding for Lincoln Hills replacements in September.
4:21am
WKOW. DIGGING DEEPER: Wisconsin's K-9 laws, why handlers want tougher penalties for offenders.
4:18am
CBS 58. State lawmaker proposes red light cameras, speed traps to prevent reckless driving in Milwaukee.

State Agencies

3:13pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Placed on the State Register of Historic Places:  Benjamin and Wilhelmina Fay House. Nels and Nellie Johnson House. Jones-Hill House.
3:09pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Seeking input on a new state history museum from African American community.
3:07pm
ETF. WRS investment performance.
10:24am
WEDC. Recognized for excellence in financial reporting.
10:22am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Announces Board of Curators awards for 2019.

4:26am
WAOW. State Historical Society holds listening session about new state history museum.

Economy/Business

12:00pm
Direct Supply. Honored with 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

Environment/Outdoors

1:46pm
The Hill. Air Force diverted $66M to cover growing chemical cleanup costs.

Statewide

4:22am
WKBT. Wisconsin residents weigh in on how they think law enforcement is doing in the state.
4:13am
Fox 6. 'These have unknown toxicological effects:' Researchers examine potential dangers of e-cigarettes.

Courts

2:30pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin Supreme Court's bogus stay on lame duck.
1:55pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Re-appoints five chief judges.
8:50am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Raytrell K. Fitzgerald.

9:46am
Wall Street Journal. Setback in Wisconsin forces Democrats to study next move.
4:12am
U.S. News & World Report. A look at where Wisconsin's lame-duck laws, challenges stand.

Education

1:32pm
UW-Madison. Rural Summer Science Camp expands opportunities, curriculum in its 13th year.
1:29pm
Marquette University. Educational policy professor receives Young Scholar Award.

Local

4:28am
NBC 15. Former Oscar Mayer plant gets redevelopment grant.

Congress

12:11pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Demands President Trump release details on secret agriculture deal with Mexico.
11:37am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Kicks off campaign to '"Unrig the Economy."
4:50am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Introduces bill to allow schools to serve whole milk to kids.

8:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Northern Wisconsin job center helped thousands. Now, Trump administration has it on the chopping block.
4:27am
The Hill. May deficit surges to $208 billion, 42% higher than last year.
4:24am
WEAU. Wisconsin congresswoman introduces bill to reimburse doulas and midwives.
4:22am
WKBT. Wisconsin and Minnesota senators join together in a fight against big pharma.
4:15am
WISN. Sen. Ron Johnson wants to bring whole milk back to school lunches.

Politics

4:14am
AP. Democrats worry as Trump unleashes money on 2020 digital ads.

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Budget

4:51pm
Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association. Finance Committee supports continued investment in timber and forest products industry.
4:50pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Sen. Patrick Testin blocks Wisconsin Rapids community development.
3:00pm
Sen. Shilling. GOP neglect UW-La Crosse student success & safety.
2:56pm
MacIver Institute. Rep. Taylor, Democrats mock the Obamacare exchange and the affordability of ACA health insurance.
2:55pm
Rep. Subeck. Blasts Joint Finance Committee Republicans for shortsighted move to cut Alliant Energy Center funding.
1:34pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on UWEC Science Hall project.
12:39pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Wisconsin Historical Museum included in capital budget.
11:32am
DBA. State dairy group applauds inclusion of innovation hub in budget.
11:07am
Wisconsin Dairy Alliance. Additional DNR positions will not solve permit backlog.
9:36am
UW-Platteville. Dairy Innovation Hub moves closer to reality.
9:35am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Joint Finance Committee supports ag items in budget.
8:50am
Reps. Petryk, James, Pronschinske, Quinn, Summerfield. UW-Eau Claire Science Hall replacement included in state budget.
5:03am
Rep. Born. Statement on capital budget.
5:02am
Sen. Marklein. Praises JFC actions on agriculture, natural resources & capital investments.
5:02am
UW System. Statements on Joint Finance Committee capital budget vote.
5:01am
Sen. Nass. Joint Finance Committee - State Building Program sets new historic high at $1.9 billion.
5:00am
Sen. Cowles. Major progress in addressing the wastewater permitting audit.
4:57am
The Nature Conservancy. Disappointed by Joint Finance Committee Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program vote.

12:46pm
La Crosse Tribune. Republicans say not so fast to UW-L's Prairie Springs phase two.
4:29am
NBC 26. Republicans OK reduced building budget, new prison process.
4:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans might not return until October if Tony Evers vetoes full budget.
4:23am
WISC. Democrats concerned Alliant Energy Center project not funded under GOP building projects plan.
4:22am
Fox 11. State budget amendment puts $5 million toward GBCI replacement.
4:22am
WQOW. New science hall at UW-Eau Claire voted in by state budget writing committee.
4:21am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee approves $1.9 billion for building projects. Stevens Point Journal.
4:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee OKs parts of Tony Evers' proposal for land stewardship, parks, CAFOs.
4:18am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee signs off on new dairy hub, nixes fee increases for large-scale farms. 
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers approve $1B for UW System construction projects. U.S. News & World Report
4:12am
Fox 11. Gov. Tony Evers responds to Republicans' proposal to fix Wisconsin's roads.
4:09am
WSAW. Wausau $25 million behind on road reconstruction projects.
4:05am
WSAU. County leaders keeping a close eye on state budget process.

Legislative

3:53pm
DHS. Testimony on AB-188, SB-168
2:18pm
Rep. Nygren. DNR fails to act on wastewater permit.
11:08am
Sen. Smith. Column: Where's the compassion for dairy farmers?

4:33am
WFRV. New bill would require public to re-vote on wheel tax.
4:06am
WEAU. New proposal looks at reforming step therapy in Wisconsin.
4:05am
WISC. Legislators vow to close legal loophole that allowed felony sex assault to be dropped.

State Agencies

4:32pm
Wisconsin Lottery. All and Nothing $100,000 top prizes claimed.
12:38pm
AG Kaul. Joins amicus brief opposing the federal government's request for emergency stay of preliminary injunction in Siera Club v. Trump.
11:19am
DWD Sec. Frostman. And MadREP President Paul Jadin co-hosted roundtable discussion on workforce solutions.
11:01am
WEDC. City of Madison receives $250,000 state grant to support redevelopment of former Oscar Mayer facility.
9:57am
AG Kaul. And coalition advise FTC on consumer protection on digital platforms.
8:03am
DATCP. Is your partner in the fight against senior fraud.

4:07am
WBAY. Wisconsin voters get more time to confirm they've moved.
4:02am
WJFW. Wolf numbers steady in Wisconsin.

Economy/Business

12:44pm
CNBC. Foxconn says it won't just make TVs in Wisconsin, but will also build servers and other electronics.

2:42pm
AP. Back-and-forth trade moves leave businesses uncertain, wary.
4:03am
WISN. Could the trade war with China help Wisconsin's Foxconn project?

Statewide

3:35pm
Badger Boys State. Mayors and county executives elected.
11:18am
WMC. Announces multiple promotions as organization continues growth.
11:04am
Focus on Energy. Wisconsin has most-cost-effective energy efficiency program in nation.

8:05am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin FFA Foundation raises over $659,000.

Courts

8:08am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waukesha County v. S.L.L.

2:45pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. State DOJ seeks to block EPA from taking second look at Foxconn area ozone standards.
4:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court order puts most lame-duck laws back into effect. Cap Times. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court temporarily restores most lame-duck laws.

Education

9:03am
UW-Stout. Professors receive sabbaticals, named research, ethics fellows.

Local

11:05am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Accepting applications for sixth annual Pressure Chamber competition.
8:19am
Brown County Port and Resource Recovery Department. Tonnage continues to outpace last year.
4:54am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Congratulates Dr. Ellen J. Censky.

4:31am
Fox 11. Outagamie Co. Board overturns county executive's veto on half-percent sales tax increase.

Congress

4:49pm
U.S. Reps. Pocan, McKinley. Reintroduce U.S. Call Center and Consumer Protection Act.
4:31pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces more than $1 million for Wisconsin shipyard.
1:01pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce comprehensive reform to address skyrocketing prescription drug prices.

4:30am
WJFW. 'A gut-punching experience': Blackwell Jobs Corps students unsure of futures after news of closure.

Politics

4:08am
WUWM. Battle expected for Wisconsin Supreme Court seat next spring.

Tuesday June 11, 2019

Governor

3:33pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement on Governor Evers' announcement of state funding to restore shoreline at Bay Beach Park.
2:35pm
Gov. Evers. Announces $100,000 coastal grant for Green Bay.

4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Wisconsin Governor, First Lady discuss 100th anniversary of state's 19th Amendment ratification.

Budget

1:52pm
Youth Justice Milwaukee. Statement on the juvenile justice budget decisions before the Joint Committee on Finance.
12:21pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: GOP guts Governor Evers budget.
10:25am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Knowles-Nelson Stewardship program in flux amid financial pressures, land debates.
9:32am
WMC. Encourages JFC to reject Gov. Evers' $365 million tax hike plan.
4:26am
Rep. Macco. Supports Interstate 41 expansion funding in state budget.

4:20pm
Cap Times. Vos says GOP tax cut would counter fee increases in transportation plan, tax on e-cigs possible.
2:31pm
WKOW. The Latest: Vos says taxes won't go up overall.
2:01pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Budget committee to take up UW System, state building projects.
10:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'The writing is on the wall': UWM officials cautiously optimistic for new chemistry building.
9:39am
NBC 15. Buildings, tax cuts on tap for Wsiconsin budget panel.
8:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Joint Finance Committee transportation budget blocks local control of quarries.
4:30am
Beloit Daily News. Lawmakers divided over transportation plan.
4:20am
WISN. 'Pay by the mile' fee proposed as part of Republican transportation plan.
4:19am
WISC. Gas tax hike vs. raising registration fees: How much GOP, Evers' road funding plans could cost you.
4:17am
Fox 11. UW System requests $38 million to modernize classrooms across the state.

Legislative

2:10pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Legislation would save Waukesha County taxpayers millions, allow unsafe building to be demolished.  Fact Sheet. Cost Analysis.
10:20am
NFIB Wisconsin. (Updated) Joins coalition to repeal personal property tax.
9:50am
Rep. Crowley. Advocates for census preparation and outreach.

3:37pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers seks juvenile justice overhaul but says closing Lincoln Hills in 2021 may be impossible.
8:34am
Wall Street Journal. Wisconsin economic development group paid for jobs added in other states.
4:10am
NBC 26. Resident express concern over new youth prison.
4:09am
Fox 11. Wheel tax could be put to a vote, bringing special assessment fees back in play.

State Agencies

4:57pm
DNR. Weekly news.
11:45am
DOJ. Wisconsin joins multi-state coalition to block T-Mobile and Sprint megamerger.
9:37am
DATCP. Pre-summer break homework: Take cyber security steps.

4:18am
WAOW. Lieutenant Governor tours Medford dairy farm.
4:18am
WSAW. Lt. Governor Barnes hears need for aging and disability population in Central Wis.

Economy/Business

3:30pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment update.
8:33am
Wisconsin Safety Council. Celebrates week 2 of Safety Month.

4:34am
Appleton Post Crescent. Employee-strapped businesses: How soon can you start?
4:28am
Bloomberg. Hundreds of barges stalled as floods hinder Midwest supplies.
4:13am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Diversion of 7 million gallons of water per day for Foxconn area upheld. Racine Journal Times.
4:12am
Reuters. Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chairman seeks Taiwan presidency.

Statewide

3:43pm
Boys & Girls Club of Wisconsin. Gussert named Alliance Professional of the Year.
2:07pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Announces new executive director.
12:44pm
Badger Boys State. 78th session begins.

4:37am
Cap Times. 100 years later, Wisconsin celebrates ratification of amendment giving women right to vote. Spectrum News. 
4:16am
WUWM. Wisconsin was the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment but not all women got voting rights.
4:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Data: Fatal falls remain high among Wisconsin's elderly.

Courts

5:20pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. SEIU, Local 1 v. Robin Vos - order.
5:19pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. SEIU, Local 1 v. Vos - order
9:38am
District III Court of Appeals. James P. Moran v. Wisconsin DOJ.

2:29pm
U.S. News & World Report. States sue to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal.

Education

2:35pm
UW-Platteville. School of Ag helps Sawyer pursue interest in water buffalo.
12:21pm
UW-Stout. Six students receive national graphic imaging scholarships.
12:02pm
Marquette University. Exercise science professor honored with Teaching Excellence Award.

Local

4:58pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on recent deaths of Half Ironman competitors.
3:41pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Appointed to Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council.
2:05pm
City of Madison. Second Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin athlete has died.
12:23pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. And Milwaukee County Parks and Festival Pro LLC announce the return of China Lights.

Congress

4:19pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Midwest food manfucturers join over 900 food, ag groups calling for ratification of USMCA.
2:07pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Board meets with EPA, White House advisor and National Milk on issues facing farmers.
10:14am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Fights Trump administration closure of Blackwell Job Corps Center in Forest County.
9:33am
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Midwest farmers back waivers for early harvest of cover crops.
8:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Baldwin legislation would prevent closure of Northwoods job center.

4:36am
Politico. Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash.

Monday June 10, 2019

Budget

12:09pm
Audubon Great Lakes. Urges legislators to support Knowles-Nelson conservation program.
10:10am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. State/national conservative groups warn Legislature on wedding barns.

2:31pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Joint Finance approves funding to expand rail service between Milwaukee, Chicago.
12:13pm
Superior Telegram. State-mandated services tear hole in Douglas County budget.
11:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans eye $400 million middle income tax cut in budget package.
4:49am
Chippewa Herald. Transportation plan could give finance committee authority to hike new driver fees.
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP transportation plan would allow handful of legislators to impose vehicle fees of any amount.
4:32am
WKOW. Dueling proposals to fix roads, both will impact your wallet.
4:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Tax cuts, building funding await as GOP wraps up budget.
4:30am
Racine Journal Times. State may limit local controls of air, water quality surrounding quarries.
4:29am
Fox 11. Republican lawmakers reject gas tax for higher vehicle registration fees.
4:27am
WUWM. UW System president and regents pledge to continue funding fight.

Legislative

4:04pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Reflecting on Wisconsin women's suffrage at 100.
11:01am
Rep. Allen. Religious overtones in flag raising.
7:54am
Rep. Vining. Supports "Wear Orange" for gun violence prevention.

10:59am
Rep. Crowley. Leads bi-partisan bill to curb reckless driving.
4:21am
CBS 58. 'A slap on the wrist': Two women push for tougher OWI laws in Wisconsin after tragic accidents.

State Agencies

4:03pm
Wisconsin Lottery. A great way to end the weekend.
11:00am
DOJ. Hayward man charged with ten counts of possession of child pornography.
10:44am
DFI. Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

2:32pm
WUWM. Wisconsin Tourism Secretary: Tourism isn't simply about a vacation, it's a full economic lift.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DATCP Secretary Brad Pfaff on tariffs, dairy industry.
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR refers Johnson Controls case to state prosecutors over failing to report pollution.

Economy/Business

10:51am
La Crosse Tribune. Foxconn's innovation center in Eau Claire sees little progress.
4:46am
La Crosse Tribune. Advances in ag equipment tech lead to commodity overproduction.
4:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin sees spike in interest in wind energy production.

Environment/Outdoors

12:02pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. High lake levels in Wisconsin leave some nearby properties and roads underwater.
11:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Researchers complete first phase of southwest Wisconsin groundwater study.
4:22am
Wisconsin Watch. Climate change causes 'roller coaster' mercury levels in Wisconsin fish.

Statewide

12:11pm
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. And Herzing University - Brookfield partner on scholarship for LGBT healthcare professionals.
12:00pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Wisconsin celebrates milestone in fight for voting rights.
10:11am
Wisconsin Medical Society. National report shows Wisconsin physicians' dedication to fighting the opioid crisis.

Education

2:58pm
Marquette University. Adopts test-optional policy starting with Fall 2020 class.
2:22pm
UW-Stout. Campus job lands grad career opportunity in NYC.
10:47am
UW-Madison. Technique pulls interstallar magentic fields within easy reach.

4:34am
Madison.com. Antigo latest rural district to close schools.
4:19am
AP. 'Homework gap' shows millions of students lack home internet.

Local

3:03pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Weishan. Proposed mental health hospital should be at county grounds, not in West Allis.

Congress

4:33am
Racine Journal Times. Steil weighs in on tariffs, DACA, the Mueller Report and impeachment.
4:33am
WTMJ. Senator Ron Johnson praises president's tariff tactics with Mexico.
4:27am
ABC News. LGBT Senate pioneer warns against complacency in era of Trump.
4:23am
Bloomberg. Democrats hold out on USMCA as Trump walks back Mexico tariffs.

Politics

4:25am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Trump counts on rural Wisconsin economy to help him hold the state in 2020.

Friday June 7, 2019

Governor

3:35pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Governor Evers gives special recognition to LGBT community over all other citizens.
2:14pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #29 relating to the Rainbow Pride Flag flown in recognition of Pride Month.
12:23pm
Gov. Evers. And First Lady announce 19th Amendment Centennial web portal.
11:33am
Sen. Carpenter. "Thank you, Governor Evers."
10:40am
Gov. Evers. Announces grants for Wisconsin's coastal communities.

3:37pm
U.S. News & World Report. Capitol flag flap in Wisconsin over gay pride rainbow.
1:21pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republican lawmaker call Evers' decision to fly rainbow flag over Capitol 'divisive.'
11:37am
Fox 11. Evers orders gay pride flag to fly over Wisconsin Capitol.

Budget

2:58pm
Rep. Magnafici. Supports increaseed education funding.
1:46pm
Survival Coalition. People with disabilities can't wait: transportation budget.
1:39pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on transportation budget.
1:10pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Joint Finance Committee prohibits local communities from protecting air and water from non-metallic mining.
1:08pm
Rep. Murphy. Applauds I-41 budget enumeration.
12:24pm
Transportation Development Association. Statement on motion passed by the Joint Committee on Finance.
12:22pm
One Wisconsin Now. Would Republican legislative leaders rather break the law than work with Democrats?
11:33am
Sen. Marklein. Budget Bulletin IV.
10:42am
Sen. Jacque. State budget committee adopts Sen. Jacque's motion to fund southern bridge, Hwy 41 lane expansion.
10:38am
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association. Statement on JFC vote.
4:56am
Sen. LeMahieu. Joint Finance Committee invests $155 million into local roads.
4:55am
Rep. Born. Joint Committee on Finance invests in our roads.
4:54am
Sen. Marklein. Announces $156 million for local roads, $320 million more for state highways and $44 million for broadband expansion.
4:53am
Rep. Nygren. Guldes Marinette Marine funding to port.
4:52am
AG Kaul. Reacts to Joint Finance Committee vote on Wisconsin Department of Justice budget.
4:51am
Clean Wisconsin. GOP squandered opportunity to fund EV charging station infrastructure.
4:42am
Sen. Nass. Joint Finance Committee - transportation package.
4:41am
Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Legislative leaders commit to transportation reforms.
4:35am
Rep. Hintz. Health Affairs study: Medicaid expansion lowers insurance premiums.

1:01pm
WXOW. Attorney General wants to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin.
11:42am
WUWM. Broadband gets a partial boost in Wisconsin.
4:46am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee approves transportation funding plan carrying $95 title fee hike.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System President Cross continues push for increased state funding.
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Committee scales back DOJ analyst positions in budget.
4:23am
WISC. GOP roads deal limits security for Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes.
4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Finance Committee OKs Republican road-funding plan. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP transportation plan would more than double title fees and limit security for lieutenant governor. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:08am
U.S. News & World Report. Budget committee scraps charging station plan.

Legislative

11:31am
Rep. Subeck. On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, renews support for 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases.
11:30am
Wisconsin Coalition for Gun Safety. 48-hour waiting period could save lives and reduce gun violence.
11:18am
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on Wear Orange Weekend.
4:43am
Clean Wisconsin. SWIGG study nitrate pollution numbers remain steady in southwest counties.

4:38am
WTMJ. Loophole in Wisconsin law allows for four first time OWIs.

State Agencies

2:58pm
DNR. Wisconsin spring turkey harvest unchanged from 2018.
2:57pm
DNR. Funding available to assist in promoting safe ATV operation in Wisconsin.
1:37pm
Wisconsin Arts Board. Governor Evers appoints new members.
1:18pm
DFI. Eric Page convicted in securities fraud case.
1:17pm
DFI. James Nickels sentenced in The Fiscal Concierge ponzi scheme.
1:11pm
Wisconsin Lottery. #WINsconsin weekend spending money.
11:36am
DMA. Red Arrow infantry battalion deploying to Afghanistan.
11:32am
DATCP. Dairy Task Force 2.0 to meet June 21 in Madison.
4:54am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

4:25am
WSAW. DNR and sporting organizations asking for fish and waterfowl stamp increases.
4:11am
WISN. Wisconsin health officials preparing for potential measles outbreak.

Economy/Business

3:02pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin job growth lagged behind U.S. in 2018.
1:13pm
USA Today. Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk.
11:40am
AP. White House says tariffs 'going forward' as talks continue.
10:36am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. State dairy herd count at 7,722; half the total of 15 years ago.
10:28am
Reuters. Weak U.S. unemployment report casts pall over economy.

Statewide

12:20pm
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging & Health Groups. Calls on communities not to forget elderly when vaccinating against diseases. 
10:37am
Coalition to Save Civil Service. Restoring Civil Service.
4:40am
DAV Department of Wisconsin. National Commander Dennis Nixon to speak at Wisconsin convention.

4:32am
The Hill. FCC votes to allow phone carriers to block robocalls by default.
4:14am
Governing. First bags then straws: The next front in the war on plastic.
4:11am
WKOW. DIGGING DEEPER: Deputies call cell phones a deadly distraction, difficult to enforce on Wisconsin roads.

Courts

11:19am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. David W. Paynter v. ProAssurance Wisconsin Insurance Company.

Education

11:34am
UW System. Board of Regents elects new board leadership.

4:25am
NBC 15. Wisconsin charter schools get boost in federal funding.
4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'The Silicon Valley of freshwater": UW System aims high, but is the money there?

Local

10:35am
Village of Richfield. Village administrator named president of Visit Washington County's Board of Directors.

4:10am
WBAY. Outagamie County Executive vetoes sales tax; board expected to override. Fox 11.

Congress

3:34pm
U.S. Reps. Pocan, Kildee, Dingell. Urge Volkswagen to support employees' right to unionize.
11:22am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins effort directing Trump administration to meet standards set by the Paris Climate Agreement.

4:15am
The Hill. Trump plans to declare new national emergency to impose tariffs.

Thursday June 6, 2019

Budget

2:02pm
DPW. BREAKING: New study finds Medicaid expansion would reduce premiums.
2:02pm
Rep. Goyke. Medicaid expansion will lower health insurance premiums in Wisconsin.
1:46pm
Gov. Evers. Health Affairs: "Medicaid Expansion in Wisconsin would Lower Premiums For those with Private Insurance."
11:12am
Rep. Anderson. Expanding Medicaid will lower your premiums.
11:10am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Encourages prioritized transportation spending in budget.
10:01am
Rep. Nygren. JFC Republicans make historic investments in healthcare.
4:47am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Republican comments during JFC session.
4:46am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Statement on state budget.
4:45am
Survival Coalition. Recommendations on DOT budget options.
4:27am
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. Joint Finance Committee makes historic investment in personal care.

1:55pm
Hudson Star Observer. Medicaid expansion debate comes to St. Croix County.
11:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers administration seeks to head off stripping large dairy regulation from DNR.
8:28am
WUWM. Key vote expected soon on Wisconsin passenger train expansions.
4:25am
Fox 47. Deteriorating Wisconsin roads make first responders' jobs 'more difficult.'
4:23am
WKOW. GOP plan would tap surplus to fund local road projects.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republicans appear nowhere near a deal on road funding. 
4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans searching for deal on road funding. Cap Times.

Senate Floor Session

11:07am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. In defense of human life.
8:38am
Sen. Jacque. State Senate passes Sen. Jacque's reform bills.
4:29am
Sen. Marklein. Bill to increase access to capital for agriculture businesses passes Senate.
4:28am
Sen. Erpenbach. A day after gutting health care programs around the state, GOP criminalizes reproductive care.

4:20am
ABC News. Wisconsin Legislature sends abortion bills to governor.
4:18am
La Crosse Tribune. Senate passes package of abortion bills despite guarantee of veto. Wisconsin Public Radio. 
4:16am
WKBT. Wisconsin Senate approves prescription drug step therapy.

Legislative

3:08pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Do not fall into the summer slump.
3:04pm
Rep. Ballweg. Announces June Suicide Prevention Task Force meeting.
1:54pm
The Courier. Farm groups see Dairy Innovation Hub as vital to future.
11:14am
LRB. Capturing "First Honors": Wisconsin Ratifies the Nineteenth Amendment on June 10, 1919.

1:54pm
The Courier. Farm groups see Dairy Innovation Hub as vital to future.
4:11am
WBAY. 'Lunch shaming' bill aims to give all kids access to school meals regardless of finances.
4:05am
WBAY. State takes on 'disturbing' child porn loophole, people who pay for sex.

State Agencies

4:30pm
Wisconsin Lottery. May Madness Raffle top prize claimed.
3:05pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball New Year's Rockin' Eve winners announced.
11:12am
DWD. Deputy Secretary congratulates Project SEARCH graduates from Sauk Prairie Healthcare Center, UW-Platteville.
11:08am
DATCP. Depopulated Portage County hunting ranch tests negative for CWD.
8:39am
WEDC. Robinson Metal establishes operations in Manitowoc.
8:36am
DSPS. Licensing fees reduced for nearly half of all regulated business and health professoins.

8:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. With farmers taking on more debt, Wisconsin officials warn against unregulated lenders.
4:34am
WXOW. Wisconsin Attorney General prioritizes public safety.
4:13am
WISC. Wisconsin becomes first state designated for military spouse services.

Economy/Business

1:57pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. New details on Foxconn's LCD factory emerge in state documents.
1:56pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Study: Wisconsin's creative industries have $9.7 billion annual impact.
1:49pm
The Verge. Foxconn's delays might finally give Wisconsin the upper hand.
4:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin's 2018 job growth was slowest of the Scott Walker era.
4:14am
Yahoo Finance. Don't expect Foxconn to care about U.S. jobs: Wisconsin politician.
4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin fell short of 250K job goal during Walker's 8 years in office.
4:09am
WBAY. Foxconn's innovation centers in Green Bay, Eau Claire see little movement.
4:07am
Reuters. Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency - source.

Statewide

2:59pm
Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality. Recognizes health care groups for excellence in clinical practice.
2:21pm
American Legion Department of Wisconsin. Honors Gold Star families.
10:02am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Madison banker leading Wisconsin Bankers Association.

Courts

8:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. United States of America v. Dennis Franklin.

2:04pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Meteor Timber takes DNR to court seeking wetland fill for frac sand facility.

Education

4:29pm
UW System. Forms Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin.
1:48pm
UW-Extension. New tools help farmers navigate the Dairy Margin Coverage program.
1:47pm
UW-Stout. National events give students experiences to build on, remember.
11:10am
DPI. Awards $7 million to 11 new and expanding charter schools.
9:57am
Marquette Unviersity. Political science professor honored with sabbatical award.

Local

3:03pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. City of Madison awarded EPA grant to investigate contaminated properties focus on South Park Street corridor.
1:45pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to honor Park Commission Chair's 50 years of service with renaming of local park.
5:01am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Resolution to adopt a Green Infrastructure Plan for the City of Milwaukee advances to the Common Council.
4:30am
Milwaukee Area Labor Council. Coalition of unions and veterans rally for Milwaukee VA.

3:02pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee ranks 3rd worst in U.S. for black home ownership.

Congress

9:59am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. After Trump administration moves to close Blackwell Job Corps Center, takes action to protect northwoods job training program.

8:27am
The Hill. Liberals rip Democratic leaders for writing drug pricing bill in secret.
4:09am
WHBL. Gallagher: Impeachment is a waste of time.

Wednesday June 5, 2019

Governor

10:46am
Gov. Evers. Apppoints Matthew Allen to serve as Iowa County District Attorney.

4:07am
WDIO. Gov. Evers awards Iron County $13,000 for Land and Water Resource Plan.

Budget

3:26pm
Wisconsin BPDD. Caregivers, kids, and dental care: Joint Finance Committee takes some positive steps, rejects others on critical disability issues.
3:24pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Applauds Joint Finance Committee.
3:14pm
Sen. Marklein. Announces plan for $133.6 million for local roads.
2:50pm
Public Policy Polling. Broad support from Wisconsin voters for Evers transportation provisions.
2:00pm
Kids Forward. The Medicaid budget amendement: Paying a lot more for a lot less.
1:51pm
Environment Coalition. Letter to legislators on water quality budget items.
1:50pm
Rep. Snyder. JFC approves budget motion supporting child welfare.
1:47pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Joint Committee on Finance provides critical investments in oral health.
12:44pm
Survival Coalition. People with disabilities and older adults can't wait: state budget committee makes some critical investments, not others.
12:05pm
Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association. Letter to Joint Finance Committee regarding Motion 999 language. Rebuttal sheet.
12:00pm
WHCA/WiCAL. JFC budget supports long-term care providers.
11:32am
LeadingAge Wisconsin. Applauds JFC action to increase funding for state's long-term care programs.
11:31am
Washington County. Statement on JFC's Thursday executive session on Transportation.
10:14am
Rep. Gundrum. Commends JFC Republicans for prioritizing Wisconsin's most vulnerable.
10:12am
One Wisconsin Now. Senate Republicans reject expanding health care, prusue dangerous abortion bans.
10:01am
Sens. Marklein, LeMahieu, Tiffany, Petrowski, Feyen, Olsen, Darling, Stroebel, Wanggaard. Announce plan for $133.6 million for local roads. LFB Memo.
8:38am
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association. Joint Committee on Finance prioritiizes caregivers.
8:37am
Disability Service Provider Network. Finance Committee doubles down on major investment for caregiver wages.
5:06am
Sen. Shilling. Republicans defy Wisconsin voters.
5:05am
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging & Health Groups. Coalition commends Joint Finance Committee action on vaccination education.
5:03am
Rep. Hintz. Medicaid expansion is the moral, fiscally responsible decision for Wisconsin.
5:02am
Rep. Rohrkaste. Finance Committee more than doubles dollars to aging and long-term care providers; Addresses dramatic workforce needs.

12:15pm
U.S. News & World Report. No deal on roads, some senators propose portion of a plan.
11:40am
Chippewa Herald. Senate Republicans introduce $133 million transportation proposal.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Democrat, Beaver Dam Republican accuse the other of 'screwing' their constituents.
4:48am
WBAY. Prosecutor resigns over stagnant salary.
4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Police, firefighters call for road funding fix. WSAW.
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican lawmakers approve $588M increase in Medicaid, health care spending.
4:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans increase Medicaid spending by $200 million, less than Tony Evers' plan. Cap Times.
4:27am
Chicago Tribune. Republicans stand by rejection of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' plan to expand Medicaid.
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System officials make case for UW capital budget. Wisconsin State Journal.

Senate Floor Session

2:53pm
Sen. Stroebel. Pro-life bill passes Senate, advances to Governor Evers' desk.
2:12pm
Rep. Steineke. Ball in Gov. Evers' court to protect newborn infants.
1:55pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Senate Republicans choose politics over health care.
1:41pm
Sen. Shilling. Male GOP politicians dictate women's health.
12:49pm
Wisconsin Step Therapy Coalition. Step therapy legislation unanimously passes full Senate, advances to state Assembly.
12:42pm
Rep. Nygren. Senate passes step therapy reform bill.
12:31pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Senate passes bill waiving vehicle transfer fees.
12:17pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Applauds unanimous Senate approval of bill to expand rural capital access.
12:12pm
Sen. Schachtner. Senate passes bill to protect interstate medical licensure.
12:10pm
Sen. Feyen. Step therapy bill passes the Senate with bipartisan support.

Legislative

1:59pm
One Wisconsin Now. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos pushes budget cuts, continues to rack up legal bills on public dime.
11:27am
Sen. Smith. Column: Health, science and Wisconsin.
10:03am
LAB. Report 19-9: Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund. Briefing Sheet.

4:33am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate to take up abortion bills Wednesday despite Evers' veto threat.
4:21am
WISC. Lawmakers introduce bill to repeal Wisconsin law criminalizing abortions. 
4:20am
NBC 15. Wisconsin lawmakers propose LGBTQ equality bills.

State Agencies

2:49pm
OCI. Administrative Actions May 2019.
1:54pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. State of Wisconsin appointments Daina Peniunas as State Historic Preservation Officer.
1:49pm
Wisconsin Historical Foundation. 2019 Capitol ornament to be unveiled on Monday, June 10 in the State Capitol Assembly Parlor.
11:28am
DATCP. Industry and government food safety partners work to make every day World Food Safety Day.

4:16am
Daily Reporter. Wisconsin, Minnesota ban overweight trucks on bridge between Duluth, Superior.

Economy/Business

8:40am
PDPW. On-farm training experience for agribusiness and food system professionals.

4:35am
Reuters. Exclusive: Promising thousands of U.S. jobs, Foxconn offshored 155 to Mexico.
4:18am
Fox 6. 'Making it very difficult:' Rainy spring could spell disaster for Wisconsin farmers.
4:17am
Wisconsin State Farmer. Soggy fields leave Midwestern farmers with few good answers.
4:15am
CNBC. Farmer sentiment hits its lowest level since before Trump's election as the China trade war drags on.
4:14am
AP. Poor Americans likely to be hit hardest by new U.S. tariffs.
4:12am
Fox 11. City seeks state's financial help in building Green Bay Packaging mill.

Environment/Outdoors

4:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Lakes Erie, Superior set records as water levels surge.

Statewide

12:50pm
Wisconsin Brewers Guild. Hires Marketing and Programming Director.
10:08am
Badger Boys State. 78th sessoin begins June 8th.

12:20pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin will soon become an island surrounded by legal weed.
4:31am
Cap Times. Experts: Wisconsin criminal justice reform starts with looking at pretrial detention.
4:14am
WAOW. Study shows doctors and dentists continue to prescribe opioids to teens and young adults at high rates.

Courts

1:46pm
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Courtney C. Brown.
1:46pm
District II Court of Appeals. Town of Delafield v. Central Transport Kriewaldt.
1:45pm
District II Court of Appeals. Bill Leuders v. Scott Krug.
12:09pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Court of Appeals rules custodians must provide electronic records when requested.

11:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin appeals court upholds right to receive electronic copies of public records.
4:47am
CNBC. Nearly every U.S. state is now suing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Robin Vos won't have to testify in Wisconsin gerrymandering case for now, and may not have to at all.

Education

10:09am
UW-Stout. Departments, staff member receive campus safety awards.

4:46am
WAOW. Wisconsin's new way to lure in more people into the education profession.

Local

1:58pm
Madison Engineering Division. City supports major rural solar projects, 40K panels to be installed.
11:29am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. PulsePoint app helped save student experiencing caridac arrest.
9:59am
City of Madison. Measles can be serious, are you and your family protected?
8:39am
E.M. Wasylik. Opens Chicago office.

Congress

1:56pm
Voces de la Frontera. House passes Dream & Promise Act, a path to citizenship for 2.5 million dreamers and refugees.
4:59am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Celebrates 100th anniversary of Senate passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment.

2:58pm
The Hill. GOP lawmaker predicts Congress won't block Trump's Mexico tariffs.
4:35am
Politico. Republicans threaten revolt, may block Trump's Mexico tariffs.
4:34am
The Hill. Trump floats new emergency declaration to impose Mexico tariffs.
4:10am
Politico. House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress.

Tuesday June 4, 2019

Governor

4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers seeks existing ways to increase insurance coverage. U.S. News & World Report.

Budget

2:31pm
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. 2019-2021 insurance budget item requests.
1:40pm
Rep. Neubauer. Statement on budget listening session.
10:34am
Rep. Anderson. We've gone 1,980 days without expanding Medicaid.
8:47am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Asks for local road funding in state budget.
8:47am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Republicans demonstrate fiscal irresponsibility on state budget.
4:37am
Survival Coalition. Recommends committee support for attached alternatives.
4:31am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Get ready for Tuesday's health care debate.

1:48pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Police, firefighters call for road funding fix.
10:40am
WBAY. Wisconsin Republicans to decide on health care funding.
10:39am
NBC 15. Cross, Blank to make case for UW buildings budget.
8:52am
Cap Times. How could Gov. Tony Evers use his partial veto authority to rewrite the Republican budget?
4:45am
Racine Journal Times. Wittke pushed on Medicaid; area legislators answer questions on budget.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers continues to push Medicaid expansion despite Republican opposition.
4:36am
WKOW. Gov. Evers & DOT Secretary open to Republicans proposals to fund roads.

Legislative

3:15pm
Rep. Meyers. On Iron County Coastal Grant.
1:44pm
Rep. Sargent. Wisconsin lawmakers release Equality Agenda.
1:43pm
Rep. Neubauer. Debuts pride month bill. Equality Agenda.
12:33pm
Rep. Spreitzer. And LGBT Caucus introduce bipartisan Equality Agenda.
12:27pm
Rep. Subeck, Sen. Risser. Introduce Abortion Access Protection Act. LRB-3297. Fact Sheet.
11:33am
Sen. Larson. It is time to repeal Wisconsin's criminal abortion law.
11:22am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Applauds Abortion Access Protection Act.

8:58am
Hudson Star-Observer. State officials field nursing home concerns in New Richmond.
4:13am
CBS 58. Wisconsin lawmakers look to combat uptick in Lyme disease cases.
4:09am
Fox 6. Wisconsin hemp bill draws opposition from law enforcement due to THC provision.
4:08am
WJFW. Wisconsin Senate bill would expand indoor smoking ban to vapor products and marijuana.
4:07am
WTMJ. Local group raises health concerns over 5G connectivity.

State Agencies

1:39pm
DNR. Weekly news.
11:19am
WEDC. Wisconsin to be designated as a Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone.
10:30am
Wisconsin Claims Board. Decisions, May 13 meeting.
8:46am
ETF. Publishes new Group Health Benefits Annual Report.

10:41am
NBC 15. State claims board rejects software company's $14.3m claim.
4:12am
WISC. Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Barnes had unpaid parking tickets.

Economy/Business

1:38pm
Wisconsin Safety Council. Kicks off 2019 Safety Month.

2:29pm
WTMJ. 'We must act now': Wisconsin is losing dairy farms at an alarming rate.
10:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin farmers still bogged down by wet fields, national outlook shows down year for yields.
8:53am
WUWM. How tariffs are affecting Wisconsin's dairy & other agricultural industries.
4:11am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Mexico tariffs would hit $2.9 billion in Wisconsin imports.

Environment/Outdoors

11:32am
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Great Lakes water levels at record highs.

11:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Conservation groups threaten federal suit to protect lake sturgeon.
4:06am
WISN. Researchers study bluff erosion along Lake Michigan shoreline.

Statewide

12:21pm
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Mark Summerhauser joins as communications director.
9:41am
Wisconsin Bankers Foundation, Wisconsin Bankers Association. Wisconsin banks support financial literacy through scholarship sponsorship. 

4:43am
Sheboygan Press. Human trafficking is all over Wisconsin, but subtle. You might have seen victims and never known.

Courts

9:00am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. John Teske v. Wilson Mututal Insurance Company.

Education

2:32pm
UW-Platteville. Summer Arts Festival returns for its second season.
2:08pm
UW-Stout. Businesses urged to help drive change in higher education.
1:41pm
Wisconsin State High School Clay Target League. Team and individual awards announced for 2019 season.
12:28pm
Marquette University. Theology professor honored with fellowship award.
10:32am
Wisconsin Family Council. Wisconsin teacher allowed to indoctrinate students.
9:05am
UW-Madison. And WARF again rank high in patents.

Local

12:29pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County awards contract for next phase of "Suck the Muck" project, will begin work at Token Creek this summer.
10:31am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Another state takes action on conversion therapy.
4:34am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. And Milwaukee County Parks and The Ability Center announce plans to make Bradford Beach accessible.

4:44am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Rapids considers anti-bullying ordinance; parents could pay fine.
4:27am
Fox 6. 'Don't need to happen:' Medical examiner investigates 7 probable weekend OD deaths in Milwaukee.

Congress

4:23pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Coponsors bill to ensure immigration law is upheld.

4:21am
AP. Senate report reveals nearly 400 troubled nursing homes. Fox 6.

Politics

4:12am
Cap Times. '2020 is important': Presidential campaigns seek support from Wisconsin Democrats in Milwaukee.

Monday June 3, 2019

Governor

2:04pm
WPHCA. Recognizes the importance and complexity of health insurance enrollment, appreciates renewed focus of OCI and DHS partnership.
12:52pm
Rep. Nygren. Reacts to DHS/OCI announcement.
11:38am
Gov. Evers. And Dept. of Health Services, Insurance Commission announce Health Care Coverage Partnership.

12:32pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers launches plan to boost health insurance enrollment.
4:29am
WISC. Gov. Evers to 'carefully review' Beloit casino deal as project gets closer to reality.

Budget

2:07pm
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. 21 long-term care stakeholder organizations support an 11% increase to personal care.
9:08am
AARP. The time is now to urge lawmakers to include Medicaid expansion in 2019-21 state budget.
8:40am
Disability Rights Wisconsin, NAMI Wisconsin. Advocacy groups, providers, and law enforcement back regional mental health crisis centers. Memo in support of LFB Paper #362.

12:31pm
Cap Times. Gov. Tony Evers won't say whether he'll support budget without gas tax hike.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP skepticism about climate change doomed Tony Evers' push for more scientists.
4:50am
WSAW. Democrats hear from residents during Medicaid town hall at UW-Stevens Point. Stevens Point Journal.

Legislative

12:22pm
Rep. Magnafici. To hold listening sessions.
9:34am
LRB. The Wisconsin Governor's Partial Veto.
8:42am
Wisconsin for Safe Technology. Wisconsinites push back against 5G small cell legislation citing risks to human health.
8:13am
SEIU. AB-076 reduces standards for nurse aides, risks the safety of the elderly and most vulnerable.

4:15am
WAOW. Will Wisconsin be next to legalize marijuana after Illinois house moves closer to legalization?

State Agencies

4:50pm
Wisconsin Lottery. May Madness raffle numbers drawn.
3:13pm
RPW. ICYMI: Lt. Governor Barnes' taxpayer funded security costs skyrocket.
12:34pm
Wisconsin Lottery. #WINsconsin weekend recap.
11:36am
DFI. Inaugural Southwest Wisconsin Money Smart Essay Contest awards $3,000.
8:49am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - June 2019.

Economy/Business

9:10am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Bats and ticks and feral critters...oh my! Learn more at June 25 luncheon.

4:52am
WJFW. Greenheck announces major expansion in North Carolina.
4:46am
Racine Journal Times. Area farmers still water-logged and waiting to plant.
4:25am
Fox 11. Talking tariffs: Local farmers speak on impact of President Trump tariffs.
4:13am
Politico. Trump's 2-front trade war triggers alarms.

Environment/Outdoors

4:21am
La Crosse Tribune. Scientists find flaws in plan to lift U.S. wolf protections.

Statewide

4:01pm
Arts Wisconsin. Small community forums coming up in Crivitz, Independence, Nekoosa, and Pardeeville.

8:07am
AP. FDA food sampling finds contamination by 'forever chemicals.'
4:42am
Chippewa Herald. 'Standing on the shoulders' of suffragettes, today's female lawmakers fight for women's rights.
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Mass shooting transform how America talks, prays, prepares.

Education

3:16pm
Edgewood College. Lauren Lacey honored with Underkofler Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.
11:47am
Marquette University. Professor awarded $1.4 million grant to study metal reduction technique in CT imaging.
11:35am
UW-Stout. Engineering students help automate box frame production.

8:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Every student graduating from this Milwaukee school will be the first in their family accepted to college.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Our kids deserve a lot more': MPS board OKs $1.2 billion budget while it looks to funding fight ahead.

Local

11:34am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces grant to aid local communities in park and trail flood repairs.
8:46am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Waukesha County, School District of Waukesha and Carroll University partner to launch cooperative science and environmental education curriculum.

Congress

4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Rep. Ron Kind denounces Russian election meddling, stops short of calling for impeachment hearings.
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Sen. Ron Johnson says he'll support Mexico tariffs if used as leverage for border security.

Politics

10:11am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence peddler of the month - Wisconsin Conservation Voters.
8:22am
Rogers for 4th Congress. Announces run for Congress.

4:31am
Bloomberg. Trump's newest tariff threat ripples across 2020 battlegrounds.
4:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers to Democratic convention: Don't let GOP 'bait us' in 2020.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers on future of Scott Walker, Ron Johnson:'We're going to send them packing.'
4:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Supreme Court hopefuls talk incarceration, women's rights at Democratic convention.
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrats do 2018 victory lap at annual state party convention.
4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Supreme Court candidates appeal to Democrats at convention.
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrats elect Ben Winkler as new state party chair.

 

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