Thursday July 1, 2021 - Updated 6:13pm

Governor

6:13pm
Rep. Duchow. Statement on veto of Assembly Bill 173.
4:09pm
Gov. Evers. Vetoes Assembly Bill 173.
3:49pm
WMC. Urges Gov. Evers to Sign Bipartisan Repeal of Personal Property Tax
3:32pm
Wisconsin County Human Services Association. Releases statement on signing of AB 374-opoid settlement bill. 
2:29pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Commends Governor Evers for signing of opioid settlement bill into law. 
1:34pm
Various Wisconsin County Executives. Praise Governor Evers as historic opioid settlement bill signed into law. 
1:14pm
Gov. Evers. Takes action on Assembly Bill 374
9:08am
WMC. Statement on Gov. Evers’ Veto of Critical Workforce Legislation
4:41am
Speaker Vos. Disappointed with Governor Evers' veto of bonus unemployment payment. 
4:40am
Sen. Marklein. Statement on veto of workforce recovery legislation. 
4:40am
Rep. Steineke. Gov. Evers Again Thumbs Nose at Wisconsin Employers

4:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers vetoes bill that would end extra unemployment benefits
4:30am
La Crosse Tribune. Tony Evers vetoes GOP bill seeking to end federal unemployment benefits in Wisconsin
4:29am
Cap Times. Gov. Tony Evers vetoes bill that would have ended federal unemployment benefits early
4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Kills GOP Bill Ending Federal Unemployment Bonus

Senate Floor Session

12:49pm
Sen. Nass. Wisconsin Republicans deliver - a strong conservative state budget. 

Assembly Floor Session

6:13pm
Rep. Duchow. Votes to cut taxes, ensures fiscal responsibility. 
1:17pm
Rep. Callahan. Votes for a responsible budget.
1:16pm
Rep. Tusler. Supports the state budget.
12:54pm
Rep. Allen. A big, bold, conservative budget. 
11:45am
Rep. Vining. On state budget vote: "A failure to fund is a failure to lead."
10:57am
Rep. Baldeh. Supports fair taxes, toxics clean-up; Rejects JFC "bad budget bill."
10:15am
Statements on state budget:  Rep. Plumer. Rep. Cabral-Guevara. Rep. Swearingen. Rep. Summerfield.
9:08am
Statements on state budget: Survival CoalitionRep. Dallman. Rep. Macco. Rep. Kurtz. Rep. Behnke. Rep. Thiesfeldt. Rep. Magnafici. Rep. Gundrum.
5:01am
Statements on state budget:  Rep. Cabrera. Rep. Hebl. Rep. Ohnstad. Rep. McGuire. Rep. Armstrong. Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Rep. Krug.
4:54am
Statements on state budget: Rep. Stubbs. Rep. Steineke. Rep. Knodl. Rep. Ramthun. Rep. Snyder. Rep. Edming.
4:51am
Statements on state budget: Rep. Schraa. Rep. Vorpagel. Speaker Vos. Rep. Hesselbein. Rep. Considine. Rep. Steffen.
4:47am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statements on state budget:  Rep. Sinicki. Rep. Pope. Rep. Neubauer. Rep. Snodgrass.
4:44am
Statements on state budget:  Rep. Conley. Rep. Hintz. Rep. Shelton. Rep. Jessie Rodriguez. Rep. Brostoff.
4:39am
Statements on state budget: Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Rep. Murphy. Rep. Shankland. Rep. Riemer. Rep. Spreitzer.

4:33am
Appleton Post Crescent. Wisconsin legislators pass state budget that would cut taxes and end UW's tuition freeze
4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Assembly passes $87.5 billion spending plan with more than $3 billion in tax cuts
4:29am
Cap Times. Updated: Wisconsin Assembly approves budget with $3.4 billion in tax cuts
4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly Approves State Budget, Senate up Next
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly Approves 2-Year State Budget That Spends Billions Less Than Governor's Proposal

Legislative

2:09pm
Sen. Ballweg. Room tax bill signed into law. 
12:41pm
LFB. Summary of Assembly amendments 3 and 4 to ASA 1 and AB 191.
12:35pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Facilitate Voting for Inmates in Wisconsin Jails
12:35pm
Sen. Smith. Column: Celebrate immigrant stories. 
11:04am
LFB. Summary of Assembly amendments 9 and 10 to ASA 2 to AB-068.
9:11am
LAB. Report 21-10: Wisconsin Lottery. 

4:19am
Fox 6. Wisconsin bill would require cursive education

State Agencies

2:33pm
PSC. Governor's Task Force on Broadband Access releases broadband report. 
12:37pm
DATCP. 2021 Election Results Announced for Wisconsin Cherry Board
11:47am
Great Water Alliance. Waukesha obtains DNR authorization for Lake Michigan water supply. 
11:01am
DNR. Issues Waukesha Diversion Approval,
Implementing Great Lakes Compact Council Decision
11:00am
Wisconsin Lottery. $1 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Altoona. 
10:15am
DNR. Ride Responsibly This Holiday Weekend
9:10am
DFI. Sheds light on fund expense ratios. 

Statewide

4:22am
WKOW. ‘A huge concern’: Wisconsin long-term care facilities struggle with funding after pandemic
4:22am
WBAY. After reaching 50% getting COVID-19 shot, Wisconsin doesn’t “move the needle”

Courts

9:10am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues City of Madison for Unconstitutional Race Discrimination

4:31am
Wausau Daily Herald. Appeals judges quickly reject Republican lawmakers' attempt to reinstate redistricting attorneys
4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Blue Mound Park Group Sues DNR Over New Snowmobile Trail

Education

4:11pm
UW-Whitewater. Paul Ambrose named interim dean of the College of Business and Economics
11:46am
UW-Stout. Sharing STEM, building confidence and engaging youth
10:59am
DPI. Distributes $1.74 billion to Wisconsin schools
10:58am
UW-Green Bay. Master of Athletic Training program earns valuable accreditation

Local

4:32am
Racine Journal Times. 'They want to bully us' | Mount Pleasant blocks couple from accessing their own business near Foxconn

Congress

4:30pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Supports Dairy Legislation
3:08pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Cosponsors Bipartisan Whole Milk Legislation
12:06pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Announces Opening of 2021 Congressional App Challenge
9:09am
U.S. Rep. Ftizgerald. Statement on President’s Visit to Wisconsin
4:34am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Welcomes President Biden's bipartisan infrastructure plan outlined in La Crosse visit. 

4:23am
WXOW. President Biden addresses PFAS issue in La Crosse speech
4:22am
WEAU. Biden touts infrastructure plan in La Crosse, praises “generational investment”
4:19am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin farmers' union hopeful infrastructure plan will help agriculture
4:17am
AP. Roads, bridges, jobs: Biden selling big infrastructure deal
4:17am
Politico. Biden wants to pay farmers to grow carbon-capturing crops. It’s complicated.

Tuesday June 29, 2021

Governor

5:48pm
Gov. Evers. Takes Action on Three Bills

Budget

1:09pm
Institute for Reforming Government. Joint Finance Committee's proposed 2021-2023 budget. 

4:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Underly: Republicans' $128M Increase For K-12 Schools Isn't Enough

Assembly Floor Session

5:01pm
Common Sense Wisconsin. Lauds State Legislative Goalies Who Rejected Evers’ Attempts to Score Big Government Goals
4:50pm
Rep. Emerson. (Updated) Statement on Assembly floor vote on budget. 

Legislative

4:38pm
Rep. Allen. Parent giving birth is a "mother."
4:37pm
Sen. Pfaff. Joins President Joe Biden in La Crosse to tout bipartisan infrastructure proposal. 
4:25pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Republican-Led State Assembly Fails to Meet The Moment
9:15am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Republicans on JFC reject Governor Evers' Healthy Women, Healthy Babies proposal in state budget in advance of vote in Assembly. 

4:23am
WTMJ. Uphill battle to legalize Fentanyl test strips in Wisconsin
4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Legislature to Take Final Votes on State Budget

State Agencies

3:55pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Files WEC Complaint Over Village of Hartland’s Use of Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes
3:14pm
DNR. Keep Wildlife Wild: Know What To Do If You Find A Fawn This Summer
3:13pm
DOT. Receives grant to combat impaired driving
12:18pm
DATCP. Election Begins for Wisconsin Cranberry Board
10:05am
DHS. Peer-run Respite Grants Awarded, New Locations Added
10:04am
DMA. Celebrate Independence Day safely with tips from ReadyWisconsin

4:28am
WISC. She quit her job to care for her children during COVID. Now, Wisconsin demands $30K repayment for unemployment benefits.
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Birth Certificates to Have Gender-Neutral Options
4:07am
Chippewa Herald. Cardinal-Hickory Creek: Secret messages with former regulator prompt utilities to seek new permit for power line

Economy/Business

3:15pm
TDS. Implements STIR/SHAKEN Robocall Blocking
1:08pm
Cornerstone Business Services. Launches new division. 
10:07am
Small Business Development Center. Mitchell named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2021 ‘State Star’

Statewide

4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 95% of those who've died from COVID-19 in Wisconsin since March weren't vaccinated or fully vaccinated, officials say
4:04am
Wausau Daily Herald. Republicans say they will try to take case over redistricting attorneys to the Wisconsin Supreme Court

Courts

10:06am
Wsiconsin Supreme Court. Abby D. Padlock v. Board of Bar Examiners. 
10:06am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. George Steven Burch. 

4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Conservative group files lawsuit challenging use of ballot drop boxes in Wisconsin
4:05am
Stevens Point Journal. Lawsuit seeks to end the use of absentee ballot drop boxes in Wisconsin

Education

3:54pm
Marquette University. Adjunct psychology professor receives Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence
3:15pm
UW-Madison. Counties with state prisons had 11% more first-wave COVID-19 cases
11:15am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. President Biden visits Wisconsin to tout his bold American Jobs Plan

4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Records Show Some UW Institutions Used Software US Officials Say Was Compromised By Russian Hackers
4:05am
Cap Times. Madison School Board approves 2021-22 preliminary budget, now awaits state budget

Local

4:51pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Among community leaders awarded at Inaugural Justice Ball. 
2:02pm
MCTS. To Lift Passenger Capacity Limit Starting July 1
11:14am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Creates $5 Million Covid-19 Relief Grant Program for Local Non-Profits Aiding Underserved Communities
9:12am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Adds old-growth forest in Muskego to national network. 
9:09am
Brown County Port and Resource Recovery. Ships Ahoy!
4:30am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. City Continues to Curtail Traffic Speeds on East Washington Avenue

4:24am
WTMJ. 'It ruined everything about my life': Meth makes a deadly return to Milwaukee area

Congress

4:54pm
Wisconsin Local Government Climate Coalition. Wisconsin Local Leaders Support Biden Plan, Call on Congress to “Go Big” on Investment in Infrastructure, Climate, Jobs, and Justice
4:49pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. President Attends Biden Speech in La Crosse
3:55pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on Repeal of Outdated AUMFs
2:01pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on Biden’s Visit to Wisconsin
1:10pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Discusses Bipartisan Effort to Highlight CCP's Crimes Against Humanity at House Republican Leadership Presser
1:09pm
WMC. President Biden’s Tax Policies are Unpopular with Wisconsin’s Job Creators
9:13am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Slams Pelosi's Proxy Voting Extension

4:16am
AP. Biden taking bipartisan infrastructure deal on the road
4:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Health Experts, Officials Slam Ron Johnson Over COVID-19 Vaccine Assertions
4:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Facing backlash, Ron Johnson defends news conference with five people who said they got side effects from COVID-19 vaccine

Monday June 28, 2021

Governor

2:26pm
WMC. ICYMI: WMC CEO Calls for Gov. Evers to End $300 Unemployment Benefit in Appearance on UpFront
2:07pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson, Sup. Czarnezki. Call on Governor Evers to veto undemocratic redistricting bill. 
12:11pm
Gov. Evers. And DHS Announce Gender-Neutral Language Options for Parents to be Added to Wisconsin Birth Certificates
10:46am
Gov. Evers. Announces $1.4 million in grants for Wisconsin's coastal communities.
9:06am
Gov. Evers. Extends application deadline for coroner of Green Lake County.

4:27am
WBAY. CEO, President of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce asks Evers to end unemployment benefits
4:18am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. 'Reckless and irresponsible': Tony Evers blasts Ron Johnson's plans to highlight adverse reactions to COVID vaccines

Budget

11:06am
Survival Coalition. Legislature's state budget falls short for people with disabilities, family caregivers.

4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. LFB: Republican Budget Would Cut Property Taxes by $100

Legislative

4:50pm
Sen. Wanggaard, Rep. Kerkman. Statement on Democrats' spin on Evers' role in Kenosha riots. 
4:33pm
Rep. Magnafici. Chair of Assembly Family Law Committee responds to gender-neutral birth certificates. 
4:16pm
Rep. Edming. Recognized as Legislator of the Year by Wisconsin VFW. 
12:10pm
Sen. Wirch. And Ohnstad, McGuire Correct the Record: Republicans Distorted Evers’ Role in Response to 2020 Unrest
10:10am
Rep. Sortwell, Sen. Jacque. Bill recognizing Hmong veterans clears Assembly. 
4:21am
Sen. Kapenga. Letter to President Trump. 

4:19am
Spctrum News. Former state Supreme Court Justice to oversee election review lead by state Republican leaders
4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Following Warning By Trump, Vos Announces Former Justice Will Lead Assembly GOP Election Probe
4:19am
Marshfield News Herald. Wisconsin GOP leaders say Trump is 'misinformed' after the former president claimed they are hiding election corruption
4:16am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin Republicans: Donald Trump was 'simply misinformed'

State Agencies

4:49pm
OCI. Agency Secretaries Unite to Call Attention to Climate Disaster Mitigation Opportunities
4:16pm
DATCP. 2021 Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Election Open
3:11pm
DWD. Announces New Deputy Secretary: Pamela McGillivray
9:07am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of City Of St. Croix Falls Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

Economy/Business

3:14pm
SHINE Medical Technologies. Closes $150-million Series C-5 Financing
3:10pm
NFIB. Plenty of jobs, not applicants. 
11:10am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Wisconsin early stage firms raised record dollars in 2020, but state still lags Midwest neighbors. 
11:08am
Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project. Utilities file request with Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to rescind and reopen Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project

4:15am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo businesses struggle with worker shortage as more customers reemerge
4:14am
WXPR. Wisconsin Renters Wary as Eviction Ban Nears End
4:14am
AP. Offices after COVID: Wider hallways, fewer desks

Courts

3:11pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues Wisconsin Elections Commission Challenging Legal Status of Ballot Drop Boxes

4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court Nixes Move To Ban Ballot Drop Boxes
4:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court tosses lawsuit against ballot boxes

Education

3:13pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. UW Now Livestream: Supply Chains, Labor, and Inflation
3:07pm
Marquette University. Vice President for Inclusive Excellence William Welburn to retire
2:05pm
Fox Cities Chamber. Fox Cities campus recruiting events to return in person Sept. 9, 28. 
2:03pm
Cardinal Stritch University. Dr. Dan Scholz Named Cardinal Stritch University’s 10th President.
11:05am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold finds success as a digital artist making popular GIFs
9:08am
UW-Stout. Safe Space Training teaches inclusivity for LGBTQIA+ community, creates allies

Local

12:12pm
Washington County Treasurer Henke. Announces final property tax installment due July 31. 
11:11am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Parks Director to Retire After 28 Years of Service to Outdoors, Local Community

Congress

9:05am
Milwaukee Public Schools. Senator Ron Johnson: Stop Your Disinformation Campaign

Friday June 25, 2021

Courts

5:06pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.

Governor

10:07am
Gov. Evers. Appoints Yadira Rein as Outagamie County Circuit Court Judge

4:28am
CBS 58. $140M flows to Wisconsin tourism, entertainment industry but worker shortage remains
4:27am
Fox 11. Redistricting, eliminating personal property tax key topics in Madison
4:13am
Marshfield News Herald. Wisconsin tourism and entertainment businesses are getting $140 million in grants
4:12am
WXPR. Tourism and Entertainment Businesses to Get Financial Boost

Budget

11:43am
LFB. Property tax estimates, Governor and Joint Finance. 
11:42am
LFB. 2021-23 and 2023-25 General Fund Budget. 
10:08am
Sen. Marklein. Budget Bulletin: Legislature Wraps Up Budget Process

4:11am
La Crosse Tribune. Republicans to vote next week on $87.5 billion GOP-authored budget
4:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. State GOP budget threatens preferred site for Historical Society and Veterans museums

Legislative

3:12pm
Rep. Hong. Statement on clinical programs at the University of Wisconsin Law School.
12:20pm
Rep. Brostoff. Celebrates passage of Milwaukee County resolution in support of ending qualified immunity for police. 
11:19am
Rep. Hebl. Column: Bipartisanship is possible - when it's taken seriously. 

4:27am
WBAY. Wisconsin legislators push for pollinator protection with package bills
4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. Contracts Call for Probe Into Wisconsin Vote 'Illegalities'
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Environmental Advocates Push For Increased Investment In State's Electric Car Infrastructure

State Agencies

3:11pm
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Shawano Safe Drinking Water And Clean Water Projects
2:06pm
DOJ. Former Arlington Man Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder of Wife in 1988
2:04pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin court system eFiling program expands to appellate courts. 
11:18am
DATCP. 75th Alice in Dairyland Finals to Take Place in Dane County
10:09am
DNR. Accepting Applications For Fall Deer Hunt At Sandhill Wildlife Area
4:28am
DWD. Honoring Pride Month: Let's work together to advance equal rights and protections in Wisconsin

Economy/Business

10:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Facing A Labor Shortage, Wisconsin Restaurants Exploring Options To Attract New Employees
4:28am
WKOW. Millions behind on rent as federal government extends eviction moratorium for final time
4:26am
WKBT. Hiring struggles continue in the La Crosse area and statewide
4:14am
Milwaukee Biz Times. WMC survey finds nearly 9 in 10 businesses struggling to find workers

Statewide

4:12am
Fox 6. Masks here to stay, UW health sciences professor says

Education

2:06pm
Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association. Foundation awards $52,500 in scholarships to Wisconsin students. 
11:17am
Marquette University. Tutoring assistant director receives Excellence in University Service Award

Local

11:17am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Appoints Amos Morris as the new Director of the Milwaukee County Zoo. 
4:30am
A Better Mount Pleasant. Village of Mount Pleasant still trying to steal land for failed Foxconn development. 

4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Mulls Dropping Fines For Small Amounts Of Marijuana Possession

Congress

2:07pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Celebrates National Dairy Month
4:30am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. 15 Crucial Questions VP Harris Must Ask on Her Trip to the Border

4:26am
WEAU. Senator Baldwin says USDA funding will benefit dairy farmers
4:20am
The Hill. Biden announces bipartisan deal on infrastructure

Thursday June 24, 2021

Governor

3:01pm
Madison Mallards. Governor Evers announces $2.8 million in support for minor league sports in Wisconsin. 
2:59pm
Midwest Association of Independent Camps. Gov. Evers announces $8 million in support for Wisconsin summer camps. 
2:17pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers Radio Address on Critical New Relief for the Tourism and Entertainment Industries
12:03pm
National Association of Theatre Owners of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Movie theater owners thank Governor Evers for identifying ongoing industry struggle & creating new grant program. 
11:24am
Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association. Lodging industry grateful for much needed $75 million aid package. 
11:13am
Gov. Evers. Announces More Than $140 Million for Wisconsin's Tourism and Entertainment Industries

Budget

2:12pm
LFB. Comparative summary of budget recommendations.

Senate Floor Session

9:14am
Sen. Larson. Republican trojan horse forces through another partisan power grab. 
4:40am
Sens.Pfaff, Agard. Let's get back to the Wisconsin way. 

4:37am
Chippewa Herald. Senate approves measure to delay local redistricting, firearm sanctuary bill
4:29am
USA Today. Wisconsin Senate passes 'Second Amendment sanctuary' legislation limiting federal gun laws
4:24am
WKBT. Wisconsin Senate: No licenses for braiding hair
4:23am
WKBT. Senate Republicans OK local redistricting delay
4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill To Make Wisconsin 'Second Amendment Sanctuary' Clears Legislature
4:17am
WXPR. Senate Loosens Rules on Killing Nuisance Beavers, Muskrats

Legislative

3:03pm
Sen. Testin. Star-Spangled Banner Act moves forward. 
3:00pm
Sen. Jagler. Calls on Governor Evers to sign WIAA transfer bill. 
2:15pm
Sen. Jacque. Governor reverses course, releases pandemic relief funding to re-open state historical sites. 
12:14pm
Rep. Snodgrass, Sen. Agard. Save the bees with the Pollinator Protection Package. 
4:40am
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on Assembly Passage of Assembly Bill 108
4:39am
Sen. Darling. Urges Governor to Sign Common-Sense Election Reforms

4:35am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly sends bills tightening absentee voting rules to Gov. Evers
4:35am
Cap Times. Transformation delayed: Local officials push forward on youth prison replacements as state facilities remain open
4:29am
WTMJ. WIAA rule may prevent student athletes from playing sports this upcoming school year
4:28am
WKOW. Vos says extra unemployment pay contributing to crime increase
4:27am
WISC.“Words have meaning”: Labeling bills seek to distinguish meat and dairy from alternatives
4:24am
WQOW. Bill would add ‘mej koob’ to list of marriage officiants in Wisconsin
4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Legislature's Plans for New HR Office Raises Concerns
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Budget Committee Moves Ahead With Plan To Eliminate Personal Property Tax

State Agencies

2:18pm
WEDC. Nolato Contour Inc. expands operations in Baldwin
2:17pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Muscoda.
1:14pm
AG Kaul. Announces Judgment Requiring $95,000 Penalty for Alleged Illegal Release of Mercury Waste
10:19am
DATCP. 2021 Wisconsin Potato Industry Board Election Results Announced
9:14am
DHS. Eleven Peer Recovery Centers Receive Grants to Expand Services

4:37am
La Crosse Tribune. DNR to move forward with efforts to limit PFAS in ground, drinking water
4:36am
Chippewa Herald. No walleye till 2025: Wisconsin DNR extends harvest ban on Minocqua Chain of Lakes
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. State board backs 220-acre addition to Devil's Lake State Park for $1.64M
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Regulators Can Begin Crafting Standards For More PFAS Chemicals

Economy/Business

4:25am
WBAY. Survey reveals 86% of area businesses struggling to hire

Statewide

12:00pm
Common Sense Wisconsin. Leads Effort for 72-County Advisory Referenda on Election Uniformity
10:18am
WMC. Patients, Researchers & Manufacturers Highlight Crucial Role of Clinical Trials in Wisconsin Economy

Courts

4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. Appeals Court Rules Against GOP Leaders Over Redistricting

Education

3:09pm
UW-Platteville. And UW-Madison continue preparations for launch of physician assistant partnership
3:00pm
Marquette University. College of Nursing receives nearly $2.2 million to continue Project BEYOND-2
1:50pm
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Wisconsin students deserve the best
12:03pm
UW-Eau Claire. Honor society wins national award
12:02pm
UW-Stout. Goat Milk? gets Best in Show in Advertising Federation of America student competition
10:18am
UW-Green Bay. Healthcare education transforms as world changes
10:17am
UW-Stout. Project SEARCH, supporting area young adults, to start in fall on campus
10:17am
UW-Milwaukee. Arnold named director of the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery
9:13am
UW-La Crosse. Graduate Studies, Extended Learning merger creates fresh opportunities

4:27am
WKOW. ‘We’ve got to get them in the door,’ Thompson encouraged by record freshman applications as UW System looks to bounce back

Local

3:04pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Coggs-Jones. Secures County Board approval to create Lucille Berrien Park. 
2:16pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Proposal to implement Register of Deeds audit recommendation adopted by County Board. 
12:15pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. County Board adopts measure establishing right to counsel for residents facing eviction or foreclosure. 
12:05pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Proposal creating ARPA Task Force adopted by County Board. 
11:14am
Progress Center for Black Women. Moves to downtown Madison. 
11:09am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Congratulates Aaron Hertzberg on confirmation as new Director of Administrative Services. 
10:19am
Northwestern Mutual. Contributes $1.9 Million to Amplify Neighborhood Revitalization

4:25am
Fox 11. Green Bay, Appleton police say they're already meeting many of the state's reforms
4:16am
Spectrum News. Lifeguard shortage continues to affect community pools

Congress

4:37pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senate Passes Growing Climate Solutions Act, Bipartisan Legislation Supported By Senator Baldwin

4:28am
WKOW. Baldwin: Stalled voting rights bill should renew talk of ending filibuster
4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Lawmakers Want Answers On Unemployment Fraud In Wisconsin

Wednesday June 23, 2021

Governor

3:19pm
Badger Institute. Commends Gov. Evers, Legislature for new police reform laws

4:07am
WISC. ‘There is much more work left to do’: Gov. Evers signs bipartisan police reform bills
4:00am
Spectrum News. Evers bans chokeholds, Assembly votes to block defunding. 
3:54am
Marshfield News Herald. Gov. Tony Evers signs a bill banning chokeholds, while GOP lawmakers pass a scaled back use-of-force bill

Budget

3:00pm
Rep. Callahan. Advocates for the priorities of the Northwoods in state budget. 
4:23am
Rep. Cabral-Guevara. Healthcare, education budget motions approved by JFC.

Senate Floor Session

4:39pm
Rep. Edming. Bill to protect local roads clears the Legislature. 
4:29pm
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on the Senate passage of Assembly Bill 121.
4:27pm
Sen. Smith. Bills co-authored pass Senate unanimously.
4:26pm
Sen. Smith. GOP kicks off manipulation mayhem. 
3:38pm
Sen. Felzkowski. 2nd Amendment Sanctuary State bill heads to Governor's desk. 
3:18pm
Fair Elections Project. Statement on Senate passage of AB-369.
3:15pm
Sen. Jacque. Bill helps state trap cybercriminals. 
2:43pm
Sen. LeMahieu. Statement on Tom Engels elected Senate Sergeant at Arms. 

Assembly Floor Session

3:26pm
AG Kaul. Statement on Passage of Opioids Settlement Legislation
1:50pm
Rep. Shankland. Celebrates Assembly approval of roadside responder safety bill. 
1:03pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bill passes Assembly. 
10:04am
Reps. Novak, Tranel. State Assembly passes bill to open all of Wisconsin's historic sites. 
4:35am
Rep. Ramthun. Supporting legislation for the people. 
4:34am
Speaker Vos. Communities that defund police could lose shared revenue payments. 
4:33am
Speaker Vos. Election reform legislation headds to the governor. 
4:33am
Reps. Krug, Edming. Applauds Assembly passage of the mill bill. 
4:32am
Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Statement on Assembly Floor Session.
4:31am
Rep. Snyder. Votes for broadband expansion. 
4:30am
Rep. Dallman. Votes to fund police. 
4:30am
Rep. Plumer. Applauds passage of Assembly Bill 374
4:29am
Rep. Considine. Twisted priorities. 
4:28am
Rep. Spiros. Fund our police. 
4:27am
Gov. Evers. Expresses Disappointment After Assembly Fails to Adopt Bipartisan Amendment Supporting Verso, Park Falls Paper Mills
4:26am
Rep. Shelton. Passage of election-related bills. 
4:25am
Rep. Plumer. Votes for common sense legislation.
4:24am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Applauds Truth-in-Labeling Votes
4:17am
Rep. Tittl. Votes to fund police. 
4:16am
Rep. Tittl. Election reform bills pass in Assembly. 
4:15am
Rep. Shelton. Passage of AB 301 regarding the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitor Bureau and AB 389 regarding moving the coal piles. 
4:14am
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, Dairy Business Association. Applaud unanimous passage of Truth-in-Labeling bills, call on Senate leaders to take action this June Dairy Month. 
4:13am
Rep. Allen. Assembly passes bill funding Waukesha supply control.
4:12am
Rep. Gundrum. Election reform bill passes Assembly.

4:08am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Assembly passes bills restricting food labeling
3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Legislature Passes Absentee Voting Restrictions
3:57am
U.S. News & Wrold Report. Wisconsin Republicans Send Election Bills to Governor
3:56am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Bill Would Tie PFAS Grants to Lawsuit Immunity
3:55am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wisconsin lawmakers pass measure penalizing cities that cut funding for police
3:53am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly approves bill to punish municipalities that cut police funding
3:52am
Cap Times. No muskrat love: Assembly approves bill allowing DNR to shoot highway-damaging rodents
3:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Assembly sends election bills to Gov. Evers, who is sure to veto them
3:46am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin lawmakers approve $50 million for cooperative to buy idled Wisconsin Rapids paper mill

Legislative

2:56pm
WMC. Applauds Wisconsin Legislature for Bipartisanship in Committee Votes to Repeal Wisconsin’s Personal Property Tax
11:04am
Sen. Smith. Column: We need to better connnect. 
11:01am
Rep. Brandtjen. Thanks WI Congressmen for questioning CTCL grants.

4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Wisconsin Business Leaders Oppose Election Reform Bills
3:58am
U.S. News & World Report. Senate Republicans to Consider Local Redistricting Delay
3:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill to eliminate Wisconsin's personal property tax passes committee with bipartisan support
3:49am
Racine Journal Times. After almost two months, Evers' appointee still shut out of Natural Resources Board

State Agencies

2:18pm
AG Kaul. And. 25 AGs Calling for Passage of the Federal Equality Act
1:51pm
DWD. Adopts NICE CXone Cloud Based Contact Center Platform
1:48pm
DNR. And Partners Team Up To Improve 2,000 Acres Of Pollinator Habitat In Southwestern Wisconsin
12:46pm
DNR. Anticipates Strong Season For Lake Michigan Fishery
11:05am
DATCP. Organic Cost Share Application Period Open
10:05am
Wisconsin National Guard. Wisconsin cavalry unit’s Spur Ride blends tough training with unit history and tradition
9:14am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Prairie Du Chien Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

3:50am
Chippewa Herald. Local governments, water utilities join industry groups in effort to slow state PFAS regulations
3:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Free COVID-19 Testing Will Be Offered At Wisconsin Schools Next Year, DHS Says

Economy/Business

2:19pm
WMC. Nearly Nine in 10 Wisconsin Businesses Struggling to Hire Workers
12:43pm
DWD. May Local Employment and Unemployment Data Released

4:08am
WAOW. Nursing home in Wausau to pay for CNA classes, hoping to fill open jobs
4:00am
Fox 6. Oshkosh building new postal vehicles in South Carolina, not Wisconsin

Environment/Outdoors

3:59am
WXPR. NOAA to Designate Wisconsin Coastline as National Sanctuary

Statewide

12:44pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Report: Eligible Wisconsin Voters in Jail Still Face Unnecessary Hurdles to the Ballot
12:42pm
Clean Wisconsin. USDA study exposes Wisconsin's failure to protect families from water pollution. 

4:07am
WEAU. Demand for mental health services increases
3:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'Risky Behavior' On Roads Has Wisconsin Safety Officials Concerned

Education

1:04pm
UW-Milwaukee. School of Architecture and Urban Planning announces esteemed international jury for 2021 Marcus Prize
12:40pm
UW System President Thompson. UW System pandemic response critical for Wisconsin. 
12:39pm
UW-Stout. Bowman Hall exterior restoration project receives award
11:08am
UW-Madison. UW Veterinary Medicine professor Ruthanne Chun receives 2021 LaMarr Billups Community-University Engagement Award
11:02am
UW-Eau Claire. High-performance computing workshops scheduled for high school students
9:15am
UW-Stout. Polytechnic Summit highlights innovation, collaboration across disciplines, nations

Local

12:41pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement celebrating Caribbean-American Heritage Month. 
12:37pm
Milwaukee Area Labor Council. Will celebrate with union members and the community at Laborfest celebration. 
11:03am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. First Take or no take -- it will be the Bucks all the way!

4:07am
WBAY. Brown Co. Sheriff on number of job openings: ‘Very problematic’

Congress

4:28pm
U.S. Rep. Fitztgerald. Passes First Bill
12:38pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. And Shaheen Respond to Bipartisan Georgia Resolution Clearing Committee Hurdle
9:12am
IUPAT-DC7 Painters and Drywall Finishers of Local Union 802 Resolution to support comprehensive labor law reforms that empower and protect working people by allowing us the freedom to join together at work, negotiate a fair return on our work and hold our employers accountable.
9:08am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Test for Democracy in the United States Senate This Week
4:26am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Introduces Dillon’s Law

3:51am
La Crosse Tribune. Joe Biden to visit southwest Wisconsin next week to talk agriculture, rural economies

Tuesday June 22, 2021

Governor

3:48pm
DNR. Announces NOAA Designation For Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast National Marine Sanctuary Moves Forward
3:47pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Governor Evers' signing of bipartisan police improvement bills. 
3:00pm
DOA. Applauds Gov. Evers' Work to Designate the Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast National Marine Sanctuary 
2:56pm
Gov. Evers. Takes Action on Bipartisan Policing Changes Legislation
10:23am
Gov. Evers. Announces NOAA Designation for National Marine Sanctuary Off Coast of Lake Michigan Advances
10:22am
NOAA. Designates new national marine sanctuary in Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan

Budget

9:09am
Sen. Larson. GOP budget fails Wisconsin children - needs veto.
6:01am
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. State Budget Committee Secures Federal Education Funding, Minimizes State Dollars Going to the Classroom

6:09am
Cap Times. 'Flat budgets, increasing costs': School leaders, organizations push for increased school funding in 2021-23 budget
4:35am
Appleton Post Crescent. School leaders call on lawmakers to use projected surplus funds for education
4:23am
WTMJ. MPS calls for more state funding, Republicans say additional federal aid is enough
4:21am
WISC. School districts pleading Republican lawmakers for more state funding on education
4:20am
Fox 11. Advocates for public education hold rally in Appleton; demand adequate funding for schools
4:13am
WQOW. ECASD officials, parents, alumni call on lawmakers during Statewide Day of Action

Assembly Floor Session

4:39pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on GOP election bills. 
4:39pm
Sen. Cowles. Applauds Assembly's passage of five efforts. 
4:37pm
Rep. Steffen. Green Bay riverfront funding passes state Assembly.
4:36pm
Rep. Neubauer. Anti-voting measures have no place in Wisconsin. 
4:17pm
Rep. Conley. Statement on June 22nd Assembly Floor Session.
4:12pm
Rep. Oldenburg. Authors two bills that bass the Wisconsin State Assembly. 
4:11pm
Rep. Kerkman. Taxes & spending transparency bill headed to governor. 
3:15pm
Rep. Kitchens. Assembly passes room tax legislation. 
3:04pm
Rep. Tranel. "Truth in Labeling" bills pass the state Assembly.
3:02pm
Sen. Jacque. Clean water bills head to governor. 

Legislative

4:50pm
Rep. Brooks. Riparian rights bill signed into law. 
3:43pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Fight for Freedom to Vote Continues in Wisconsin and Washington DC
12:18pm
Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin. Praises effort to repeal personal property tax. 
12:13pm
The Arc Wisconsin. Concerned about new barriers for voters with disabilities. 
9:58am
Rep. Magnafici. Instilling confidence in the election.
8:53am
Wisconsin BPDD. Legislature considering bills making it harder for people with disabilities to vote 
6:07am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. More Voter Suppression Legislation Being Voted on in Wisconsin Assembly Today
6:06am
GWaar Eliminate existing voting barriers, don't create new ones. 
6:05am
Survival Coalition. Bills create adding voting barriers for people with disabilities. 
6:04am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Calls on legislators to protect voting rights. 
6:01am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Voting bills adversely impact people with disabilities. 
5:59am
Family Voices of Wisconsin. Voting bills increase barriers to absentee voting for families. 
4:41am
WCILC. Wisconsin independent living centers concerned about impact of voting-related bills. 
4:39am
People First Wisconsin. Voting bills adversely impact people with disabilities. 
4:37am
Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired. Bills adversely impact voters living with vision loss and people with disabilities. 

4:22am
WKOW. Drivers could get learner’s permit at age 15 under bill 
4:20am
WFRV. Bi-partisan support growing for funding to remove Green Bay’s coal piles
4:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly to Vote on Penalty for Defunding Police
4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin bills target milk, meat and dairy labeling. 
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans to Send Election Bills to Governor
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill Would Change Rules For Transfer Students Playing Sports

State Agencies

12:15pm
DHS. Governor Evers, DHS Announce Enhanced COVID-19 Testing Support for Schools
11:02am
DNR. Art Exhibit Underway At Lakeshore State Park In Milwaukee
9:58am
DNR. Seeking Public Comments On Green Tier Application For Brady Corp.
9:56am
DOR. Collections, May FY2021.
4:24am
WEDC. Family dairy farm finds sweet success

4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Report: DOJ Officials Likely Didn't Create Hostile Workplace

Economy/Business

4:21am
NBC 26. J1 visa shortage is slowing down business in Door County
4:19am
WKBT. Eau Claire hospitality group raises minimum wage, eliminates tipping
4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Group Of Eau Claire Restaurants, Bars Increase Hourly Wage To $16, Moving Away From Tipping

Statewide

12:15pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. CEO Dr. Susan Turney recognized as one of the 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives by Modern Healthcare
11:01am
Transportation Development Association. The return of the world's greatest aviation celebration the focus of latest TDA On The Go podcast. 
11:00am
Common Sense Wisconsin. Bill McCoshen to Chair Common Sense Wisconsin Policy Advisory Board
10:59am
Wisconsin Coalition for Recovering America's Wildlife Act. Coalition formed to support recovering America's Wildlife Act. 
8:59am
Consumer Choice Center. Wisconsin tied for last in electric vehicle index. 

4:22am
CBS 58. Wisconsin at lowest percent positivity since start of pandemic, doctors say summer will be normal for many

Courts

10:08am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Cheyne Monroe v. Chad Chase. 
10:08am
Wisconsinn Supreme Court. Kathy Schwab v. Paul Schwab.

4:14am
AP. Supreme Court win for college athletes in compensation case

Education

12:14pm
UW-Eau Claire. Research project focuses on cybersecurity in businesses
10:57am
UW-Madison. Midwest bumble bees declined with more farmed land, less diverse crops since 1870
10:09am
UW-Stout. Resilient alum chef bouncing back from ‘horrible year’ with pandemic, Napa Valley wildfire
8:55am
UW-Madison. LaVar Charleston named UW–Madison’s next chief diversity officer

4:34am
Racine Journal Times. Gateway Technical College sees substantial rise in enrollment for virtual courses this fall
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System Reports Student Applications Up Nearly 30 Percent For Fall Semester

Local

3:03pm
Racine Public Health. Statements on recent Lake Michigan drownings. 
9:01am
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. Demands accountability, decries Sheriff's Office power grab. 
8:56am
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Proposal to address surveying backlog recommended by Finance Committee. 
8:55am
Kewaunee County. Offering FREE well testing for private well owners. 

4:24am
WXOW. Trempealeau Co. Board votes down 2nd Amendment Sanctuary County resolution

Congress

4:14pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces Bill to Sanction China for Lack of COVID-19 Transparency
3:14pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Johnson. Wisconsin Senators Recommend Candidates to the White House for Federal Judgeship on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

4:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson says he doesn't want critical race theory in schools, but also does not want to ban it federally

Monday June 21, 2021

Governor

2:03pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of former State Rep. Ann Hraychuck. 

4:25am
WTMJ. Gov. Evers vetoes bill increasing eligibility for private school voucher program
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Governor to Examine Claims Against Eau Claire Prosecutor

Budget

3:52pm
Sen. Ballweg. Joint Finance passes the right budget for Wisconsin.
3:28pm
Sen. Stroebel. Milwaukee Public Schools in no position to complain about lack of taxpayer funds. 
2:01pm
Sen. Bernier. A huge influx of cash. 
12:14pm
Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance. Joint Finance Committee failed to lead and invest in children. 
11:02am
Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance. JFC's budget decision puts rural districts in a position to tax themselves. 
10:58am
Rep. Kitchens. Supports $3.4 billion tax cut. 

4:22am
Racine Journal Times. School districts, Democrats decry Republican K-12 education 'shell game' for Wisconsin

Legislative

3:27pm
Plant Based Foods Association. Memo in opposition to AB 73, 74, 75
1:59pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, Dairy Business Association. Wisconsin agricultural advocates urge Assembly, Senate action on truth-in-food labeling bills.  Coalition Letter.
1:01pm
Rep. McGuire. Legislators introduce "Buy American" package. 
11:03am
Save IRIS. Asks the WI Legislature to, "Save our voting rights."

4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Teachers worry legislation limiting race discussion could have 'chilling' effect in classroom

State Agencies

12:13pm
DNR. Wolf Harvest Advisory Committee Meeting June 22
11:00am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Milwaukee Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
9:21am
DNR. Wisconsin Ruffed Grouse Survey Shows
Decrease In Breeding Grouse
9:06am
DMA. June 22 is Lightning Safety Awareness Day in Wisconsin

Economy/Business

12:12pm
Fox Cities Chamber. Nominations now open for the 2021 Professional Leadership Awards. 
10:07am
WRA. May 2021 Home Sales Report

4:16am
AP. Inflation ahead? Even a top economist says it’s complicated

Statewide

3:11pm
AARP. Encourages residents to apply for Emergency Broadband Benefit. 
12:56pm
Wisconsin Budget Project. 1.1 million Wiscconsin children eligible to receive first monthly Child Tax Credit payment next month. 
10:57am
Kids Forward. Pandemic deepens challenges for Wisconsin families. 
10:57am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Camps resuming at Kamp Kenwood. 
4:31am
Respite Care Association of Wisconsin. Governor Evers issues proclamation declaring June 22-25, 2021 "Respite Care Awareness Week' to kick off the 2021 International Short Break (Respite) Association Conference!

4:28am
WISC. As Wisconsin nears the 50% mark, Black people remain half as likely to get vaccinated as White people
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: During Pandemic, Wisconsin Hospital Sought $3M From Patients In Medical Debt Litigation

Courts

1:57pm
DrydenWire. Supreme Court Finds Confession To Child Sexual Assault Was Not Coerced; Returns Case To Circuit Court
9:03am
Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin. Asks federal judge to halt construction at Truax Field to prevent basing of F-35A fighter jets. 

4:28am
WBAY. Group seeks to overturn Wisconsin ban on selling homemade food items

Education

4:43pm
Marquette University. Marquette chemistry professor receives Faculty Award for Research Excellence
1:58pm
UW-Green Bay. Responds to the business challenge for leadership pipeline
12:11pm
UW System. New fall freshman applications to UW System universitites are up by nearly one-third. 
11:05am
Divine Savior Holy Angels School. Receives $2 Million Scholarship Donation
10:58am
UW-Stout. Students in Garment Engineering course design and sew sweatpants for foster care youth
9:04am
UW-Platteville. Robotic milkers bring new opportunities for research, outreach and education

4:22am
Racine Journal Times. Stranded overseas, UW-Madison international students scramble to get here in time for classes

Local

4:01pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. 'Right to Counsel' proposal overwhelmingly endorsed by Finance Committee, public. 
2:01pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Coggs-Jones. And Community Huddle to host COVID-19 vaccination drive. 
11:03am
Hunger Task Force. Offers contactless application for senior vouchers. 
9:05am
Kewaunee County Public Health. Opens registration for annual back to school program. 

4:29am
CBS 58. Another violent weekend in Milwaukee as 14 people are injured across 11 confirmed shootings
4:19am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee alderman wants to use federal COVID relief money on affordable housing

Congress

2:02pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. On Child Tax Credit Awareness Day, Senator Baldwin Promotes Major Tax Relief for Working Families
11:01am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Co-Introduces Addressing Care Timelines for Veterans Act to Cut Federal Red Tape at VA

4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson Booed at Juneteenth Day Event

Friday June 18, 2021

Governor

2:14pm
Gov. Evers. Takes action on two bills. 
1:47pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints commissioner regarding Eau Claire District Attorney charges. 
9:20am
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order Raising Juneteenth Flag at State Capitol for Second Year in a Row
9:13am
Gov. Evers. Announces Wisconsin Awarded $3 Million for Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery Expansion

10:46am
CBS 58. Juneteenth flag flies over Wisconsin State Capitol for a 2nd year
4:14am
Janesville Gazette. Budget standoff, broadband access, are topics at Janesville-area farm

Budget

3:23pm
Association for Equity in Funding. Disappointed at a lost opportunity. 
2:12pm
Sen. Agard. Republican budget proposal is missing the mark. 
2:09pm
Wisconsin Economic Development Association. Applauds Joint Finance Committee for passage of talent attraction initiative. 
1:46pm
Rep. Steffen. State budget action to provide tax cuts for WI families. 
12:13pm
NFIB Wisconsin. An overwhelming number of Wisconsin small business owners back the repeal. 
11:17am
DPI Supt-elect Underly. Column on K-12 funding. 
11:17am
School Administrators Alliance. JFC ignores needs of children, adopts 'school funding in name only.'
10:39am
Rep. Edming, Sen. Jacque. Budget panel makes military service less taxing. 
10:35am
Sen. Marklein. Budget Bulletin - $3.4 Billion Tax Cut, Two-Thirds School Funding, Extraordinary Investments in Healthcare
9:26am
Rep. Dittrich. A tale of two budgets. 
9:18am
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Statement on Joint Committee on Finance vote on 2021-23 biennial budget
9:16am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Joint Committee on Finance Supports Ag Items in Proposed Budget
9:15am
Rep. Kurtz. Joint Finance Committee passes Wisconsin State Budget. 
4:26am
Sen. Felzkowski. Joint Finance Committee passes $3.4 billion tax cut. 
4:25am
Sen. Bernier. A budget for you, the taxpayer. 
4:24am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on JFC passing 2021-2023 Biennial Budget. 
4:23am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Marklein, Born. Legislative Republicans Approve Historic Tax Relief for the Middle Class
4:23am
Sen. LeMahieu. "This tax cut is a game-changer for Wisconsin."
4:21am
Sen. Marklein. JFC Passes $3.4 Billion Tax Cut, Addresses MOE and Funds Schools 2/3rds
4:21am
UW System President Thompson. Statement on pay plan. 
4:20am
Speaker Vos, Senate Majority Leader LeMahieu. And JFC leadership: Announce one of the largest tax cut proposals in history. 
4:19am
WMC. Bold Tax Reforms Will Bolster Wisconsin’s Economic Recovery
4:18am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Announces major tax relief coming.
4:17am
Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin. First responders thank the Wisconsin Joint Committee on Finance for their support of EMS.

4:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP-led budget committee approves more than $3 billion in tax cuts
4:09am
Fox 11. Brown County's southern bridge project could accelerate with state budget motion
4:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Highlights of Republican-Authored Wisconsin State Budget
4:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans Insert $3.3 Billion Tax Cut in Budget
4:05am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Republican legislative leaders unveil more than $3 billion in cuts to income, property and business taxes
4:05am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee wraps up with massive tax cuts

Legislative

2:12pm
Milwaukee Area Service & Hospitality Workers Union. Service and hospitality workers union endorses minimum wage legislation, calls for adoption to address wage shortage. 
11:19am
Sen. Wanggaard. Evers continues "my way or the highway" approach on Kenosha. 
10:35am
Rep. Kitchens. Supports law enforcement reforms. 
9:25am
Rep. Hebl, Sen. Roys. Introduce bill that will protect workers' rights.  LRB-0266
4:27am
Rep. Baldeh. Statement on the celebration of Juneteenth Day.

4:10am
WISC. Lawmakers introduce plan to raise minimum wage to $15/hour in Wisconsin
4:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Republicans Propose $3.4B Tax Cut In State Budget

State Agencies

2:16pm
WEDC. Unique Milwaukee housing project aims to build true community
2:10pm
WEDC. Great Ideas rewarded in WEDC’s inaugural Downtown Pitch Contest
1:49pm
DHS. State Health Agency Finds Cases of Adult and Congenital Syphilis Spiking in Wisconsin
12:10pm
DNR. Confirms CWD In Green Lake County Wild Deer;
New Baiting And Feeding Ban In Effect
11:20am
Wisconsin Lottery. Unclaimed $1 Million Megabucks Lottery Ticket Expires July 5
9:14am
DNR. Seeking Public Input On Proposed Compliance Schedule For EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc.
9:14am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Gresham Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

Economy/Business

4:18am
DrydenWire. Wisconsin-Based Business Titan Jack Link To Be Formally Inducted Into Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame
4:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Unemployment Unchanged at 3.9%

Environment/Outdoors

4:09am
WEAU. Over half of Wisconsin is in moderate to extreme drought conditions

Statewide

3:25pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Emily Jewell, DO, receives Superhero of Medicine Award. 
11:18am
Wisconsin Beef Council. Make Father's Day sizzle with beef on the grill. 
10:42am
We Energies. Don’t let a balloon blunder leave your neighborhood in the dark
10:38am
Wisconsin Center for Nursing. Announces 11th annual Conference. 
9:12am
Voces de la Frontera. Immigrant essential workers and families celebrate Father's Day; embark on historic 9-day march to demand citizenship for all. 

4:10am
NBC 15. COVID’s dangerous side effect: Overdose epidemic rages on during pandemic
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. More Wisconsin Police Departments Are Adding Social Workers To Respond To Crisis Calls

Courts

2:09pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Court Orders State to Allow Milwaukee Archdiocese Ability to Conduct Services in Correctional Facilities
9:49am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Dawn M. Prado.
9:49am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Anthony M. Schmidt.

10:46am
Fox 11. Wisconsin high court strikes down incapacitated driver law
4:10am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear RUSD referendum case

Education

2:17pm
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold's journey takes her from opera singer to award-winning poet and bestselling novelist
12:11pm
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. Alexander Tahk appointed Director. 
10:42am
UW-Madison. UW pre-college program reaches students across Wisconsin

Local

2:48pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Proposes Millions in Federal Funds to Support Housing, Shelter, Businesses, Youth, and Violence Prevention
12:12pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement celebrating Juneteenth holiday. 
10:43am
Milwaukee County Black Caucus. Overjoyed to once again celebrate Juneteenth Day in person. 
9:24am
Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. Community meeting for appointees to be held on Saturday, June 26.

4:15am
La Crosse Tribune. DNR tells city of La Crosse to continue its PFAS investigation, lengthy remediation expected
4:07am
Fox 6. Shut down Milwaukee streetcar? Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson says 'Yes'
4:07am
WXPR. Oneida County to Get $10 Million from Federal Relief Package
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Regulators Order Village To Halt Work On Project That Would Divert Water From Lake Michigan

Congress

1:48pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And Delegation Call on Evers to Clarify Efforts to Prevent Unemployment Fraud in Wisconsin
11:13am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Issue Brief: Congress Should Prioritize Equitable Health Care and Economic Security for Everyone in Building Back Better
10:40am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Bill Bans Critical Race Theory

4:08am
WKBT. Representative Ron Kind responds to Supreme Court ruling

Thursday June 17, 2021

Governor

4:28pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers radio address on Juneteenth.
4:30am
Gov. Evers. To Sign Bipartisan Policing Changes, Urges More Action to Increase Transparency, Accountability, and Community Safety

3:45am
WEAU. Gov. Evers pushes for dairy farmer support during June Dairy Month
3:45am
WXOW. Evers promises to sign police bills, calls for more

Budget

1:58pm
Wisconsin EMS Association. JFC budget actions regarding EMS in Wisconsin. 
11:15am
Various Organizations. Statement regarding Joint Finance Committee's actions to address emergency detention, crisis services, and intervention. 
10:16am
WiAHC. Joint Committee on Finance votes to increase MA rates for home health care.
4:20am
School District of Baraboo. Resolution to support investing in our public schools through the Joint Finance Committee 2021-23 budget proposal. 

3:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. An 'Historic Commitment': Stakeholders Praise Budget Committee's Decision To Boost Money For Nursing Homes, Low-Income Dental Services

Assembly Floor Session

11:41am
Wisconsin Family Action. State Assembly passes freedom & equality bills. 
11:24am
Rep. Edming. Votes to prohibit COVID-19 passports. 
10:17am
Rep. James. Response to passage of Speaker's Taskforce on Racial Disparities bill package. 
9:22am
Badger Institute. Wisconsin Assembly passes three police reform bills and expungement reform
4:31am
Rep. Ramthun. Protecting girls sports and enhancing law enforcement. 
4:30am
Rep. Dallman. Votes to prohibit vaccine passports. 
4:28am
Rep. Gundrum. Prohibiting COVID-19 vaccine passports. 
4:28am
Rep. Hesselbein. Republicans push through anti-trans bills. 
4:27am
Speaker Vos. Assembly Floor Session themed around protecting Wisconsin. 
4:25am
Rep. Callahan. Supports prohibition on vaccine passports. 
4:24am
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on Taskforce Legislation Passage in Wisconsin State Assembly
4:22am
Rep. Shelton. Statement on Assembly Floor Session.
4:21am
Rep. Spiros. Public safety is a priority. 
4:19am
Rep. Neubauer. Statement on the Speaker's Task Force on Racial Disparities bills. 
4:18am
Rep. Conley. Statement on June 16th Assembly Floor Session.
4:15am
Rep. Dittrich. Committed to protecting women's rights. 
4:14am
Rep. Snyder. Votes for police reform legislation. 
4:13am
Rep. Tusler. Reforms to the Law Enforcement Standards Board passes. 
4:12am
Rep. Steineke. State Assembly Votes to Advance Transparency in Policing Reforms

4:01am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly Passes Local Redistricting Delay
3:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly Forbids Requiring Virus Vaccination Proof
3:57am
Marshfield News Herald. Assembly approves bill that would ban businesses from requiring workers and customers to be vaccinated
3:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly passes local redistricting delay
3:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly approves bills to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls' and women's sports
3:51am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin Assembly passes use-of-force policy bills, limits on chokeholds for police
3:49am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly easily approves expungement bill, now it heads to Senate
3:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Assembly Approves Bills Limiting Transgender Athletes

Legislative

3:20pm
Milwaukee Common Council Members. Derogatory comments aimed at Milwaukee miss the mark
1:11pm
Rep. Hesselbein, Sen. Erpenbach. Middleton legislators reintroduce ghost gun safety legislation.
11:24am
Sen. Agard, Rep. Subeck. Introduce Raise the Wage legislation. 
10:14am
Rep. Vorpagel. Protecting girls' sports and individual rights. 
4:26am
Fair Elections Project. Statement on hasty, party-line passage of AB 369.
4:10am
Sen. Pfaff. ICYMI: Sen. Pfaff, Gov. Evers visit Hamburg Hills Farm in Vernon County for June Dairy Month. 

4:00am
U.S. News & Wrold Report. Key Wisconsin Policing Use of Force Bill in Jeopardy
3:51am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Legislature's LGBTQ caucus introduces 'Equality Agenda'
3:44am
Bloomberg. Republicans Fall Short in Voting-Rights Crackdown While Adding Hassle at Polls
3:42am
AP. Biden admin extends protections to transgender students

State Agencies

4:39pm
DOT. Application deadline approaches for new class of Wisconsin State Patrol troopers and inspectors
3:11pm
DNR. Smallmouth Bass Northern Zone Season Opens June 19
1:09pm
OCI. Bulletin, June 17, 2021, Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines Update
12:04pm
DNR. Reports Decrease In Preliminary 2021
Spring Turkey Harvest Registrations
12:03pm
DWD. BLS Data: Wisconsin Adds 3,600 Total Non-Farm Jobs, 3,400 Private Sector Jobs in May; Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.9 Percent
12:02pm
DOR. The clock is ticking for over 300 communities; deadline to claim allocated ARPA funding is tomorrow at midnight. 
9:46am
Wisconsin National Guard. Workshop builds greater understanding between Wisconsin Guard, Papua New Guinea
9:26am
DATCP. Producer-Led Grant Program Increases Conservation Practices on Wisconsin Farms
9:24am
DNR. Gov. Tony Evers Proclaims June 21-27 Pollinator Week

3:56am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin health officials now tracking new COVID-19 'variant of concern'
3:54am
Racine Journal Times. Racine calls for complaints over 2020 election to be thrown out, as does state elections administrator
3:50am
Cap Times. ‘Unequal treatment’: Employees of color say they were marginalized at the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
3:46am
WKBT. DNR decision on free bottled water for French Island expected by late August

Economy/Business

10:51am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Promotes John Cronin To Director – Government Relations 

3:53am
Racine Journal Times. More information released regarding development in the Foxconn area that isn’t part of Foxconn
3:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's Workforce Woes Go Much Deeper Than $300 Unemployment Payments

Statewide

10:15am
Wisconsin Beef Council. Wisconsin high school students compete in Beef Chopped Challenge. 

Courts

2:23pm
Wisconsin Family Council. U.S. Supreme Court says government can't discriminate against faith-based adoption agencies. 
12:41pm
Kids Forward. The ACA is here to stay, now let's make it work for more Wisconsinites. 
12:03pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Statement on the Supreme Court Dismissing the ACA Lawsuit
9:38am
Gov. Evers. Releases statement on Supreme Court's decision in California v. Texas. 
9:25am
Opportunity Wisconsin. SCOTUS Has Spoken, Again.
Will Senator Johnson Finally Stop His Assault on the Affordable Care Act?
4:11am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. School Choice Wisconsin v. Bowersox - order. 

9:26am
Reuters. U.S. Supreme Court rejects Republican challenge to Obamacare law

Education

3:10pm
Mount Mary University. Welcomes Julie A. Landry as Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 
11:40am
UW-Stout. Benefits coordinator wants to build opportunities for military-connected students
11:25am
UW-Stout. Benefits coordinator wants to build opportunities for military-connected students
11:22am
UW System. UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight Watson resigns; former UW System leader Jim Henderson named interim. 

3:56am
Chippewa Herald. Chippewa Falls School District facing $800,000 in additional lost revenue, local property taxes likely to increase
3:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Current, Former Chippewa Falls Students Allege Pervasive Discrimination In Complaint

Local

4:40pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges House and Senate Leadership to Prioritize Maternal Health in Next Recovery Package
4:40pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Proposed legislation targets city’s worsening affordable housing crisis
2:20pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Starts New Phase of Climate Change Mitigation Project to Reduce Yahara Lakes Flooding Risk
11:16am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Applauds Finance Committee Approving Aaron Hertzberg as New Director of the Department of Administrative Services
9:28am
Racine County, City of Racine. City and county launch joint vaccine incentive campaign to increase vaccination rates. 
8:58am
Love, Milwaukee. Local breweries and community organizations to partner up for Love, Milwaukee series. 
4:16am
Milwaukee Alds. Coggs, Rainey. Council members ask auto makers KIA and Hyundai to build vehicles with more effective anti-theft systems. 

Congress

2:21pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Statement on AUMF repeal. 
1:57pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Colleagues Question PhRMA's Lobbying Efforts to Block Policies That Would Lower Drug Costs for Millions of Americans
11:22am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on AUMF Repeal
4:17am
U.S. Sens. Johnson, Barrasso, Cruz. Statement on Biden-Putin Summit

3:57am
Wausau Daily Herald. Rep. Ron Kind introduces legislation that would define 'natural cheese'
3:43am
The Hill. 14 Republicans vote against making Juneteenth a federal holiday
3:42am
Spectrum News. House votes to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, heads to Biden’s desk for signature

Wednesday June 16, 2021

Budget

3:06pm
Wisconsin Early Childhood Association. And Wisconsin Infant Toddler Policy Project Thanking the Joint Finance Committee on Investment on Wisconsin Shares
3:05pm
Sen. Felzkowski. Votes for critical health care investments. 
2:04pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Budget Bulletin: The GOP's unhealthy budget choices. 
1:22pm
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. In-home care providers applaud investment in personal care. 
1:19pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Applauds JFC's permanent reauthorization of Medicaid funding for hospitals. 
11:19am
WHCA/WiCAL. JFC budget supports Wisconsin caregivers. 
10:21am
Wisconsin Dental Association. President praises historic oral health investment in JFC budget proposal. 
8:58am
Leading Age Wisconsin. Applauds Joint Finance Committee's long-term budget actions. 
8:57am
Alzheimer's Association. Applauds Joint Finance Committee's actions. 
8:56am
Badgers United. Open letter regarding delay of College of Engineering building. 
8:51am
Green Bay Area School District, Kenosha Unified School District, Madison Metro School District, Milwaukee Public Schools, Racine Unified School District. Guest column: Comparing PPP, ESSER in the Joint Finance Education Budget. 
4:57am
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association. Assisted living commends Joint Finance Committee actions.
4:56am
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. JFC increases investment in Community Health Centers. 
4:55am
Disability Service Provider Network. Joint Finance Committee invests in long-term care workforce. 

4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee approves borrowing $125 million for broadband expansion
4:48am
Green Bay Press Gazette. State's large school districts tell lawmakers they're halting planning because of funding uncertainty
4:48am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee passes funding boosts for nursing homes, long-term care
4:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Heads of Wisconsin's Largest School Districts 'Dismayed'
4:38am
NBC 26. Wisconsin state budget writing process enters final week
4:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Propose $125 Million More for Broadband
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican Lawmakers Approve $125M For Broadband Expansion Across Wisconsin

Assembly Floor Session

4:29pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on passage of Speaker's Task Force bills. 
4:13pm
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on votes against Speaker's Task Force police "reform" bills. 
2:05pm
Rep. Considine. On June 16th session. 
2:02pm
Sen. Smith. GOP begins manipulating redistricting process despite public call for fair maps. 

Legislative

11:35am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Response to Attorney General Josh Kaul’s Request to Drop the Multi-State Lawsuit against Title X Rule
11:21am
Sen. Agard. Proud to stand with LGBTQ+ Caucus to unveil Equality Agenda. 
11:20am
Sen. Roys. Statement on Republican local redistricting scam.
11:17am
Reps. Snodgrass, Cabrera, Neubauer, Spreitzer; Sen. Carpenter. Members of the LGBTQ Caucus introduce 2021 Equality Agenda. 
11:15am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Redistricting Reform Legislation Launched With Strong Bipartisan and Grassroots Support
4:54am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Rep. Sanfelippo's call to send National Guard to Milwaukee. 

4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republican calls Speaker Vos foolish for his skepticism of Arizona ballot audit
4:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly to Vote on Chokehold Ban, Policing Bills
4:39am
WBAY. Wisconsin GOP members return from trip to Arizona to watch election audit
4:37am
WKOW. WI lawmaker defends Arizona audit trip, blasts GOP critics
4:33am
WEAU. Wisconsin Assembly to vote on transgender sports bans
4:33am
WEAU. Wisconsin Assembly voting on local redistricting delay
4:32am
WEAU. Eau Claire County Board calls on state to legalize or decriminalize marijuana
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill Aims To Educate Young Athletes About The Risks Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
4:28am
WXPR. Kaul to Seek Permission to Drop Multistate Abortion Lawsuit
4:28am
Fox 6. 'Warzone-like' Milwaukee: National Guard wanted by lawmaker

State Agencies

2:05pm
DHS. Now Tracking SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern B.1.617.2, the Delta Variant
1:20pm
DNR. Celebrates 75 Years Of Fisheries
Research In Northern Wisconsin
11:17am
DNR.Seeking Public’s Help To Prevent Spreading Invasive Species
9:43am
Wisconsin National Guard. Wisconsin Challenge Academy honors 79 graduates from Class 46
8:54am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Cross Plains Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
8:53am
WEDC. Main Street Makeover winner unveils new look

4:38am
Fox 11. Green Bay asks for residents' elections complaint to be dismissed
4:37am
WISC. Two-thirds of Wisconsin counties under high fire danger, DNR says
4:36am
NBC 15. Secretary Dawn Crim visits Verona HS vaccine clinic, commends local pharmacy

Economy/Business

4:35am
WTMJ. Rental unit shortage has Milwaukee residents struggling to find places to live
4:32am
WKBT. Wisconsin small businesses can get tax credits for employee sick, family leave through September
4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Renter, Landlord Advocates Hope To Avoid Waves Of Evictions With Help Of Federal Aid
4:28am
Spectrum News. Trucking companies look to change perception of industry amid driver shortages

Statewide

9:41am
RENEW Wisconsin. Solar for Good Program to spur nearly $2 million in renewable energy projects for Wisconsin nonprofits. 

Courts

1:17pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Adam W. Vice. 
1:17pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Alan M. Johnson. 

Education

3:59pm
Marquette University. To host sickle cell disease awareness event
2:03pm
UW System. UW Extended Campus, in partnership with UW System campuses, to launch five new online certificates this fall. 
1:20pm
UW-Platteville. Richland receives funding from We Energies Foundation to support expanding outreach to underserved communities
1:19pm
UW-Platteville. Receives Kimberly-Clark donation, benefiting several campus programs
10:21am
UW-Stout. Nothing cheddar than this
8:57am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold senior Carl Fossum wins state championship for research presentation
8:52am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Urges Sun Prairie to Drop Racially Segregated Groups for Public Event
4:53am
UW-Madison. Combating Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination

4:49am
Racine Journal Times. ACLU lawyer seeks to hold Wisconsin school districts accountable for discrimination
4:34am
WTMJ. Wisconsin school districts keep begging voters for more money. Is the state funding formula broken?

Local

3:08pm
Community Advocates, Waukesha County, Milwaukee County Ranters, landlords urged to apply for emergency rental assistance before national eviction moratorium ends. 
1:26pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Proposes a living wage of $15 per hour for all city employees. 

8:50am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Eau Claire Co. Gearing Up for Farm Tech Days
4:35am
CBS 58. Morales files federal lawsuit alleging Milwaukee, FPC violated his civil rights
4:34am
WAOW. UPDATE: Council votes for ‘A Community for All’ resolution to go back to committee

Congress

1:21pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Questions Los Angeles Private Equity Firm’s Plan to Shut Down Janesville Manufacturing Plant and Lay Off Wisconsin Workers
11:15am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And Colleagues Reintroduce Taiwan Defense Act

4:47am
Marshfield News Herald. U.S. Senate votes to designate Juneteenth a national holiday after Wisconsin's Ron Johnson drops his objection

Tuesday June 15, 2021

Budget

12:46pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. The fix to GOP K-12 budget woes rest in BadgerCare expansion.  LFB Memo.
10:57am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Memo to Joint Finance regarding June 15 Executive Session.
9:04am
Green Bay Area School District, Kenosha Unified School District, Madison Metro School District, Milwaukee Public Schools, Racine Unified School District. Leaders of Wisconsin's 5 largest school districts send letter to state Legislature. 
9:02am
Survival Coalition. JFC to act on DHS budget: agency oversees critical investments in disability services and supports
4:22am
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. Stories from frontline personal care agencies show need to invest in in-home care.  Stories.

4:03am
U.S. News & World Report. Highlights of the Wisconsin State Budget

Legislative

4:01pm
Rep. Callahan. Statement on LGRF relief funding deadline. 
3:07pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Counties testify on opioid settlement bill before Senate committee. 
10:18am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Concerned about ongoing violence in Milwaukee. 

State Agencies

3:03pm
DNR. To Host Public Meeting On Lake Superior
Fisheries Management Updates
2:26pm
DNR. High fire danger across Wisconsin. 
1:25pm
WEDC. Unique training program receives grant. 
10:31am
DWD. From Prison to Apprenticeship: One man's journey to change his life and Wisconsin
10:19am
DOJ. Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
9:13am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. State of Wisconsin Mails Postcards to Inactive Voters
9:12am
DFI. Recognizes June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. 
9:10am
DNR. Celebrating 70 Years Of State Natural Areas

Economy/Business

1:21pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Accepting applications for eighth annual Pressure Chamber competition. 

4:05am
WTMJ. 'We're Hiring': Vaccine packaging manufacturer relocating to Pleasant Prairie
4:04am
NBC 15. Janesville manufacturer increases wages, to hire 150 more workers

Statewide

4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Rural Communities Fall Further Behind In COVID-19 Vaccination Rates
4:04am
Fox 11. CDC saw 51% increase in suicide attempts by adolescent girls during pandemic
4:04am
WBAY. Wisconsin: More than 49% getting vaccinated against COVID-19
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Health Departments Across Wisconsin Have More J&J Vaccine Than They Can Use

Courts

9:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Jordan Alexander Lickes. 
9:51am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Jacob Richard Beyer. 

4:06am
Cap Times. Environmental groups seek to intervene in WMC's PFAS cleanup lawsuit

Education

3:06pm
OWN IT, One City Schools. One City Schools name the pilot program for OWN IT: Building Black wealth. 
2:07pm
UW-Madison. Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company and UW–Madison Launch Diversity in Brewing Award
10:19am
UW-Stout. Applied mathematics and computer science major adapts to campus changes, plans ahead for future goals
4:19am
Wisconsin Bankers Foundation. Presents Allison Anderson with 2021 Spring Scholarship

4:05am
Racine Journal Times. New pay schedule at UW campuses prompts questions and concern for lowest-paid employees
4:01am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin schools prepare for possible kindergarten surge in fall

Local

1:23pm
Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport. Green Bay entities join together to showcase our community at EAA AirVenture 2021. 
12:47pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on Men's Health Week 2021. 

Congress

4:00pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Tax Fairness Act Brings Equity to the Tax Code
12:47pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Pushes SBA to Speed Up Relief to Struggling Live Event Venues
4:20am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Outraged by YouTube’s Censorship of Senator Johnson
4:18am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. On Fox News: Unequal Administration of Justice Being Swept Under the Rug by Mainstream Media
4:18am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. And Colleagues Request Documents Regarding NIH’s Handling of COVID-19 Pandemic
4:17am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. To Fox News: Iran Did Change Its Behavior For the Worse in Reaction to JCPOA

4:02am
WXPR. SCOTUS Case Prompts Re-introduction of Abortion Access Bill
4:02am
Spectrum News. Federal efforts to change non-dairy food labels gain momentum

Monday June 14, 2021

Governor

2:51pm
Common Sense Wisconsin. Democratic governor understands it's time to end the unemployment bonus. 
2:35pm
WMC. Calls on Gov. Evers to Sign Legislation into Law that Would End Enhanced Unemployment Benefits and Address Workforce Shortage

4:29am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Evers likely to veto bill ending $300 federal unemployment benefit

Budget

1:06pm
Wisconsin Parks and Recreation Association. Statement thankging the Joint Finance Committee on stewardship action. 

4:30am
WJFW. Democratic legislator, Northwoods superintendent agree: increase special education funding

Legislative

9:49am
Wisconsin Voting Right Coalition. More than 60 Wis. business leaders, including the Bucks, join forces to oppose anti-voter bills. 
4:33am
Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education. Open letter to Fox Valley legislators. 

9:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Bucks, business leaders join letter opposing GOP voting bills moving through Wisconsin Legislature
4:31am
Racine Journal Times. School for thought: Wisconsin and Racine County are entering the critical race theory debate
4:28am
WISC. Milwaukee area teachers oppose GOP bills to restrict racial, sexual discussions in class
4:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin may soon allow dental therapists and auxiliaries
4:23am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Republicans, and a disgraced ex-Missouri governor, tour site of controversial Arizona ballot audit

State Agencies

3:42pm
DOR. Deadline for ARPA relief funding is this Friday; 600 have already filed, but 1,200 communities still need to file to receive their funds. 
1:07pm
WEDC. New Green Bay program gives entrepreneurs a ‘blueprint’ for success

10:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Regulators Approve Electric Vehicle Programs For 2 Of Wisconsin's Largest Electric Utilities
4:25am
Chippewa Herald. Madison's Truax Field to recoup millions in border wall funds

Economy/Business

4:40pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Stands in solidarity with IAMAW Local 1406 workers on strike at Federal Industries in Belleville. 
4:02pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on OSHA's 2021 Emergency Temporary Standard on Emerging Infectious Diseases. 
9:59am
Ameriequip. Post-pandemic boom bodes well.

4:26am
WXPR. Economic Group Encourages Broadband Survey Participation to Find Gaps & Promote Remote Working
4:23am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin drought conditions on cusp of impacting crop yields

Statewide

10:27am
LASA, Farmers for Sustainable Food, Grande Cheese Company. Framework, pilot project earn national dairy sustainability award for collaboration. 
9:16am
Arts Wisconsin. World's largest annual music event spreads across Wisconsin on Monday, June 21. 
9:04am
Badger Institute. And WILL release roadmap for licensing reform

4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Homeownership Gap For People Of Color In Wisconsin Is Wide; Communities, Nonprofits Try To Close It

Courts

1:07pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Environmental and Public Health Groups Announce Legal Action to Defend Communities from Toxic Chemical Lawsuit Brought by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce

Education

10:28am
DPI. Awards $13.5 million to Wisconsin charter schools
9:26am
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. UW Now Livestream: Cybersecurity and Ransomware. 
9:19am
UW-La Crosse. Police embrace opportunity to grow, improve

Local

2:34pm
MCTS. Special Service to Summer Events Suspended in 2021 Due to Bus Driver Shortage
1:05pm
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Aims to empower seniors against financial exploitation for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
10:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Altoona Urges Residents To Restrict Water Usage As City Nears Pumping Capacity
9:14am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Testing & Vaccination Operations at Alliant Energy Center Ending June 26

4:30am
CBS 58. A violent weekend in Milwaukee: 19 shot, 5 dead in 15 confirmed shootings

Congress

1:24pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Presses Biden Administration on Removing Individuals and Entities from U.S. Sanctions List
1:08pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces Bill Banning Federal Dollars from Developing Vaccine Passport Systems

4:32am
Baraboo News Republic. Rep. Mark Pocan 'just checking in' as he tours Sauk County post-pandemic precautions

Friday June 11, 2021

Governor

11:41am
Gov. Evers. Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Firefighter Joshua D. Fedie of the Boscobel Fire Department

4:25am
Cap Times. Evers 'can't imagine' he'll sign bill that would end extra unemployment aid

Budget

3:58pm
Rep. McGuire. Statement on JFC action on shoreline erosion. 
3:55pm
Rep. Shankland. Celebrates USP Albertson Hall approved by Joint Finance Committee. 
2:15pm
Rep. Plumer. Applauds JFC funding for Beaver Dam Lake improvements. 
11:40am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Applauds JFC for continuing to invest in municipal streets and stewardship.
10:09am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Budget Bulletin: GOP pays more for less on corrections and environment. 
10:08am
Sen. Marklein. Budget Bulletin: Transportation, Building Commission, Stewardship Program, Water Quality, Corrections, Courts…and more.
4:41am
Gathering Waters. Responds to JFC Knowles Nelson vote
4:39am
Sen. Ballweg. Leads investments in Wisconsin's natural resources. 
4:38am
The Nature Conservancy. Disappointed by Joint Finance Committee's Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Progam decision. 
4:37am
Milwaukee County Sup. Czarnezki. Denounces Joint Finance Committee decision to cut Milwaukee transit funding. 

4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New Estimates Say Wisconsin Could Lose $2.4B In Federal Relief Money Under Current School Funding Plan
4:34am
CBS 58. 'Foolish': Education officials frustrated with GOP inaction to secure $2.3B for schools
4:28am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Vote to Extend Land Stewardship Program 4 Years
4:27am
WKOW. GOP passes corrections budget; Dems wanted more prison reduction measures
4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee approves prison overtime funding, extends land grant program
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans Approve $32M Annually For Statewide Public Lands Program

Legislative

2:16pm
Rep. Snodgrass. Members of the Wisconsin Legislative LGBTQ Caucus releases statement on the fifth anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. 
9:03am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin faith leaders decry anti-voter bills. 
4:40am
Sen. Carpenter. Republicans reject accountability, requiring senators show up for special sessions. 

4:34am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Republican lawmakers spent more than $8.5 million in taxpayer money on lawsuits over three years
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republican lawmakers plan trip to observe Arizona election review
4:27am
NBC 26. First responder PTSD bill left out volunteers, some EMS workers

State Agencies

3:56pm
DNR. UPDATE: DNR Assisting With Cleanup Of Manure Spill
Near The Town Of Merrill, Investigation Ongoing
1:13pm
DHS. Community-Based Vaccination Clinics to Begin Ramping Down Operations
10:04am
DATCP. 2021 Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Election Results Announced
8:56am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City of Milwaukee Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
4:36am
WHEDA. Join emerging developers, state leaders for virtual session to help shape Wisconsin’s housing future
4:32am
La Crosse Tribune. Testing detects PFAS in more than 500 French Islands wells, state looks to next steps

4:33am
Chippewa Herald. State's prison guard shortage worsening | Corrections officers from around Wisconsin being sent to Waupun
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Elections Commission votes to alert more than 100,000 voters their registration may be deactivated
4:29am
WXPR. DNR Investigating Manure Spill into Devil Creek in Lincoln County
4:28am
WFRV. CDC awards Wisconsin DHS over $30M in funding to address COVID-19 health disparities
4:26am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Veterans Museum to re-open in July
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Elections Commission Disagrees Over Plans For Voter List Despite Supreme Court Ruling

Economy/Business

4:34am
AP. Another jump in prices tightens the squeeze on US consumers
4:31am
Marshfield News Herald. Last April Wisconsin unemployment rate was over 14%. Now, the rate is down and job openings are seemingly everywhere.
4:29am
Fox 6. Milwaukee awaits summer visitors, spending down 37% during COVID

Statewide

10:05am
Fair Maps Coalition. New submission portal a win for public engagement. 

Courts

11:05am
DOJ. States Argue in Supreme Court Brief Supporting CDC Eviction Ban to Protect Public Health During Pandemic
10:07am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Supreme Court Decision Striking Down Authority to Close Schools
9:01am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down Dane County school closure order. 
9:00am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. City of Mayville v. DOA.
8:59am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Sara Lindsey James v. Janel Heinrich. 
4:42am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Federal court puts a hold on Biden administration's race-based loan forgiveness program. 

10:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Judge Pauses Loan Forgiveness Program for Farmers of Color
10:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Court: Wisconsin Heath Departments Can't Close Schools
10:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down Dane County health department order to close schools

Education

3:57pm
Marquette University. Marquette project coordinator honored with Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award
2:14pm
UW-Eau Claire. Four Blugolds awarded 2021 Gilman International Scholarships for fall study abroad
1:14pm
Wisconsin Bankers Foundation. Presents Nicholas Hicken with 2021 Spring Scholarship
9:05am
UW-Eau Claire Barron County. Student orientation is Jun 17.

4:27am
NBC 15. All MMSD students to return to in-person learning next school year

Local

8:57am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Appoints Task Force on Milwaukee’s Pension System

Thursday June 10, 2021

Governor

11:55am
Gov. Evers. Delivers radio address celebrating state's continued economic recovery, bounce back from COVID-19.

4:15am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Evers says veto is 'on the table' for remapping bill, but mind not made up yet
3:54am
WQOW. Gov. Evers appoints commissioner to investigate DA Gary King as King’s access to courthouse is restricted

Budget

4:24pm
Sen. Feyen. Unexpected surplus provides great opportunity for Wisconsin. 
4:23pm
American Legion, DAV, VFW. Now is the time to lower the property tax burden on Wisconsin's severely disabled veterans. 
4:14pm
Rep. Vining. Highlights risk of losing federal funding for K-12 education in Wisconsin. 
2:12pm
Survival Coalition. Concerned impact of public transit cuts on people with disabilities and direct care workforce. 
1:19pm
AARP Wisconsin. Wisconsin should use a portion of extra $4.4 billion in tax collections to help family caregivers, AARP WI says
6:08am
Rep. McGuire. Statement on Kenosha Innovation Neighborhood.
4:20am
Coalition to Repeal Wisconsin's Personal Property Tax. Business community asks for taxes to be returned. 

1:27pm
Center Square. Wisconsin Republican lawmaker: Question of tax cuts is not ‘if,’ but ‘how’
4:14am
Chippewa Herald. State could miss out on $2.3 billion in K-12 funding with GOP budget
4:13am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Lost federal aid for Wisconsin schools under GOP budget action now pegged at $2.3 billion
3:58am
WTMJ. $163M proposal for state office in Milwaukee left out of budget
3:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin at Risk of Losing $2.3 Billion for K-12 Schools

Senate Floor Session

6:12am
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Applauds unanimous Senate passage of plan to boost agricultural exports. 
6:11am
Sen. Larson. Another Fib about the Big Lie. 
6:10am
Sen. Wanggaard. "Fund the police" and bipartisan police improvement bills clear state Senate. 
6:09am
Sen. Agard. Republicans rig the system rather than helping the people of Wisconsin.
6:04am
Sen. Ballweg. Senate passes two bills. 
4:18am
Sen. Ringhand. Statement on Republican conspiracy theory bills. 

4:13am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin Senate votes to limit ballot drop boxes and require paperwork for absentee ballots
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate approves bill that would cut aid to cities that reduce their police budgets
4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans pass legislation to add requirements for absentee voting, limit drop boxes
3:56am
WKOW. Senate passes set of voting restriction bills despite bipartisan opposition
3:51am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate Votes to Ban Police Chokeholds
3:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Senate Approves New Absentee Voting Limits, Policing Bills

Assembly Floor Session

8:44am
Rep. Callahan. Bill approved by State Legislature encourages return-to-work.
6:07am
Speaker Vos. Workforce recovery bill passes Assembly. 
6:06am
Rep. Brooks. Votes for workforce recovery legislation. 
6:06am
Rep. Hesselbein. Republicans scapegoat struggling families to score political points. 
6:05am
Rep. Vorpagel. Votes to help address worker shortage. 
4:20am
Rep. Shelton. Statement on Assembly Floor Session.
4:18am
Rep. Emerson. Statement on AB-336.
4:17am
Rep. Subeck. Statement on Assembly Floor Session.
4:16am
Rep. Considine. On jobs and the economy.

3:58am
CBS 58. Wisconsin Assembly passes bill blocking federal gun laws
3:55am
WISC. Wisconsin Assembly clears 2nd Amendment sanctuary bill exempting gunowners from federal regulations
3:53am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Legislature Votes to End Extra Unemployment
3:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Legislature Votes To End Supplemental Unemployment Benefits

Legislative

4:17pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. GOP guilty of wasting millions on frivolous lawsuits. LFB Memo.
10:51am
Sen. Wirch. Issues statement on increase in anti-Semitic and anti-Asian rhetoric and violence.
10:49am
Various Building and Contractor Groups. Memo to legislators opposing lein law.
10:45am
Reps. Hintz, Hesselbein, Spreitzer, Hong, Haywood, Cabrera, Vining. Assembly GOP doubles down on racism, retaliates against member of color's efforts to address systemic racism. 
9:08am
Rep. Myers. Column: White fragility: The essence of America's fear of Critical Race Theory. 

9:11am
Wisconsin State Farmer. Wisconsin bills seek 'Truth in Food Labeling.'
4:10am
Cap Times. Assembly committee supports bill barring transgender girls from girls' sports on party-line vote

State Agencies

4:44pm
DNR. Assisting With Cleanup Of Manure Spill
Near The Town Of Merrill
4:15pm
DHS. Adds COVID-19 Vaccination Data to Existing Racial and Ethnic Disparities Dashboard
1:00pm
OCI. Bulletin, June 10, 2021, Reinstating Course Requirements
11:51am
DNR. Wisconsin NRB Meeting June 23

4:15am
Janesville Gazette. Fish contaminated with PFAS found in lakes and waterways that lead to Rock River
4:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNR: Fish from Yahara chain of lakes contaminated with PFAS; anglers warned to limit consumption
3:57am
NBC 15. Proposal to make driver test for teens permanently waived receives mixed reaction
3:54am
WEAU. Wisconsin municipalities will have the opportunity to receive Coronavirus relief funding
3:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fish Consumption Advisory Issued Due To PFAS Contamination In The Yahara Chain Of Lakes
3:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Treasurer, Community Agencies Launch New Network To Improve Wisconsin Homeownership

Economy/Business

4:20pm
New North. Wipfli receives 2020 New North Workplace Excellence Award. 
10:42am
WMC. Wisconsin Business World Announces ‘Business is a Force for Good’ Essay Contest Winners

3:59am
WTMJ. Desperate to find workers, desperate to find a job: Where is the labor disconnect?
3:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Sees 40 Percent Decline In Number Of Hemp Grower, Processor Applications
3:45am
Fox 6.Wisconsin restaurants hiring, worker shortage at 83%

Statewide

11:59am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Marshfield Children’s seeking applicants for new Parent and Family Advisory Council
8:43am
DAV Department of Wisconsin. To celebrate centennial during Wisconsin Convention. 
6:13am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Publishes 2020 Hospital Quality Report. 

3:45am
Politico. Scott Walker cuts ad encouraging Covid vaccination

Courts

9:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Eau Claire County DHS v. S.E.

Education

4:18pm
Marquette University. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service receives $350,000 in funding for operations; also announces initiative to grow endowment
2:56pm
Badgers United. Congratulates Ed Manydeeds as newly elected President of UW Board of Regents. 
12:01pm
UW-Milwaukee. Satya and Anu Nadella donate $2 million to UWM to increase diversity in tech education
10:47am
UW-Madison. Uncovering how low-protein diets might reprogram metabolism

Local

11:57am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Arrest made in Johnsons Park homicide. 
11:53am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. National Leader in Behavioral Health Crisis Care Selected to Plan Dane County Mental Health Triage and Restoration Center
9:10am
Washington County Exec. Schoemann. Washington County to mark 2nd annual Juneteenth Day with proclamation, speakers, youth group performance on June 19.
8:40am
Valley Sentinel. Spring Green newspaper releases results of 1st Annual 'Best of the Valley' reader poll.

4:11am
Cap Times. Report suggests Wisconsin counties need new revenue sources with drop in state aid
4:00am
WAOW. League of Women Voters explores broadband expansion in Northwoods
3:54am
WKBT. New test results find PFAS contamination in some public wells in the Town of Campbell
3:47am
WXPR. Northwoods Chambers of Commerce Get $156,000 to Promote Tourism
3:46am
Fox 6. Milwaukee streetcar struggles to rebound, bleeds red ink

Congress

4:27pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. ICYMI: Johnson Discusses Countering China Threat Without Increasing Government Spending and Biden Border Crisis on Newsmax
4:26pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. On Big Tech Censorship: Shame On the Media, Social Media For Not Paying Attention To Evidence About Potential Lab Leak Theory
3:17pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. Senator Johnson Promises to Once Again Block Aid for Wisconsinites, Even If It’s Bipartisan
1:48pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on skyrocketing consumer prices. 
11:58am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces Jen Easterly to Serve as CISA Director
11:58am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on Surface Transportation Markup
10:50am
Clean Wisconsin. Looks at next steps as Biden moves to replace Trump-era water rule. 

Wednesday June 9, 2021

Governor

4:29am
Fox 11. FOX 11 talks state budget, COVID, run for reelection with Gov. Tony Evers

Budget

3:59pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Republican Legislators Cut Mass Transit Aid for Wisconsin’s Largest Cities and Fail to Expand DMV Access
2:49pm
Wisconsin Environment. Statement: Proposed state transportation budget will unnecessarily expand I-94 and leave transit riders in the dust. 
2:47pm
Kids Forward. Wisconsins should use new revenue for investments broadly promoting shared prosperity. 
1:20pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Budget Bulletin: Hitting the wall on infrastructure. 
12:53pm
Rep. Schraa. Budget includes UW-Oshkosh Clow Hall. 
12:24pm
Sen. Wirch. Statement on Republican rejection of Kenosha Inovation Center funding. 
11:24am
UW-River Falls. Interim Chancellor Connie Foster issues statement on funding of SciTech project. 
10:06am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Joint Finance Committee To Meet Thursday To Decide The Fate of Raise the Age and Juvenile Justice Budget Proposals 
5:00am
Badger Advocates. Urges reconsideration of Joint Finance delaying UW-Madison's College of Engineering project.
4:56am
UW System President Thompson. Statement on capital budget. 
4:48am
WASB, SAA, Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance, Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance. $4.4 Billion in New Revenue Is an Opportunity to Invest in Wisconsin School Children

4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee reduces borrowing for road projects, cuts transit aid to Madison, Milwaukee
4:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Republicans approve $1.5 billion for state building projects
4:44am
Marshfield News Herald. Wisconsin Republicans agree to $1.5 billion in building projects for UW and other public facilities
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Legislative Republicans vote to expand I-94 west of downtown Milwaukee and to cut transit funding
4:29am
WISC. Wisconsin set for ‘unprecedented’ $4.4B windfall. Political leaders have to figure out how to spend it.
4:24am
WTMJ. Gov. Evers and Republican lawmakers at odds about how to spend $4.4B tax surplus
4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Body Cameras for Wisconsin State Patrol Approved
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Cut State Building Projects by $810 Million
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Lawmakers Approve $1.5B For State, UW System Construction Projects

Senate Floor Session

4:55pm
Sen. Smith. Votes to preserve Wisconsin election safeguards. 
4:29pm
Sen. Stroebel. Bills strengthening voter ID laws and other reforms pass Wisconsin Senate. 
4:27pm
WMC. Thanks Legislators for Taking Action on Wisconsin’s Workforce Emergency
4:27pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on passage of workforce recovery legislation. 
4:03pm
Sen. Darling. Senate Approves Drop Boxes for Voting 
4:02pm
NAMI Wisconsin. Statement on election-related bills that would supress voter participation. 
3:26pm
Sen. Jacque. Legislation to increase efficiency of court proceedings clears state Senate. 
1:44pm
Survival Coalition. Concerned about voting bills. 
1:43pm
Sen. Jacque. Bill aims to empower the disabled. 
1:18pm
The Arc Wisconsin. Thank you to the Senate for moving the ball forward: New ABLE legislation will help people with disabilities and their families. 
12:45pm
Wisconsin BPDD. State Senate passes SB 158 to help people with disabilities earn and save more. 

Assembly Floor Session

4:59pm
Common Sense Wisconsin. Praises Legislature for passing bill to restore unemployment insurance to its intended purpose. 
4:58pm
Rep. Gundrum. Votes for a strong workforce recovery. 
4:57pm
Rep. Duchow. Votes for workforce recovery legislation. 
4:56pm
Rep. Dittrich. Moving Wisconsin forward & putting the pandemic behind. 
4:56pm
Rep. Macco. Time to unleash Wisconsin's free market. 
4:54pm
Rep. Plumer. Supports legislation to grow workforce. 
4:53pm
Rep. Edming. Votes to encourage a return to work. 
4:52pm
Rep. Dallman. Votes to end $300 unemployment bonus payments. 
4:51pm
Rep. Jessie Rodriguez. Supports workforce recovery. 
4:50pm
Rep. Snyder. Votes to end workforce crisis. 
4:50pm
Rep. Conley. Statement on eliminating federal UI supplement. 
4:40pm
Rep. Kitchens. Votes to end enhanced federal UI benefits. 
4:25pm
Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Statement on Assembly Floor Session.
4:24pm
Rep. Tittl. Votes for workforce recovery legislation. 
4:22pm
Rep. Neylon. Votes for Bills Protecting 2nd Amendment and Eliminating Federal UI Bonus Payments
2:51pm
Votes for return-to-work legislation.
2:16pm
Rep. Pronschinske. 2nd Amendment bill passes Assembly. 

Legislative

2:34pm
Sen. Agard. Calls for urgent action on PFAS after DNR fish consumption warning.
11:21am
Rep. Baldeh. New fish advisories for Yahara waters spell need for action. Advise GOP to act now.
10:54am
Sen. Smith. Column: A Wisconsin Summer Adventure Awaits
8:42am
People First Wisconsin. Disability advocates concerned about bad voting bills. 
4:58am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Alarmed about voting bills.
4:57am
Wisconsin BPDD. Disability advocates concerned about bad voting bills. 
4:54am
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Aging advocates concerned voting bills pose additional barriers. 
4:53am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Concerned About Bad Voting Bills
4:51am
Rep. Krug. Mill bill passes committee. 

8:48am
WAFB. Bill that would raise Louisiana's legal age for smoking, vaping to 21 heads to governor's desk. 
4:30am
WEAU. Wisconsin Legislature to vote on ending extra unemployment
4:27am
WKOW. Wisconsin Republicans seek to shield state gun owners
4:23am
WXOW. Final-Five Voting in Wisconsin: Incentive for Non-Partisan Politics
4:16am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP Election Bills Draw Bipartisan Opposition

State Agencies

4:00pm
DNR. Get The Buzz On Bumblebees With
Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine
2:48pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard launches new website
2:11pm
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Ripon Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
12:46pm
DOR. Wisconsin municipalities with populations under 50,000 can receive Coronavirus relief funding through ARPA by filing before June 18. 
10:53am
DNR. New PFAS Fish Consumption Advisories For Yahara Chain Of Lakes And Waterways To The Rock River
10:07am
DMA. Deployed 135th Medical Company Soldiers and dozens of U.S., Coalition Forces volunteer blood donations to injured Iraqi soldier
10:04am
DATCP. Gypsy Moth Aerial Treatments to Resume in June
9:52am
DMA. From disaster to dedication: How Saxon Harbor was made whole again
9:52am
State Treasurer Godlewski. Building on Key Achievements of Task Force, State Treasurer Godlewski Launches New Statewide Network to Help Wisconsinites Buy, Fix, and Stay in Homes 
4:12am
WXPR. DHS Re-Launches ‘You Stop the Spread’ Campaign to Encourage COVID-19 Vaccinations

4:31am
WKBT. Wisconsin DHS advises against watering fruits, vegetables with PFAs-contaminated water
4:28am
WKOW. State health officials: Wisconsin will meet President Biden’s vaccination goal after July 4
4:25am
NBC 15. Secretary Dawn Crim visits Verona HS vaccine clinic, commends local pharmacy
4:25am
CBS 58. Driving tests for teen drivers in Wisconsin could be waived

Economy/Business

4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Top Evers administration official Brennan in the dark about what Foxconn plans to do at its massive Mount Pleasant campus
4:42am
Cap Times. Development agencies will use pandemic relief funds to study region’s economic potential
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Protests Heat Up Over Controversial Pipeline That Would Bring More Oil Through Wisconsin

Statewide

2:33pm
Community Shares of Wisconsin. Celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2021. 
2:12pm
Dairyland Power Cooperative. 2021 annual meeting. 
11:23am
Forward Analytics. Rethinking Revenues: A National Perspective on Funding Counties
8:45am
ABC for Health. Report: Patients sued for medical debt lack legal help. 
8:45am
AARP Wisconsin. Eagle River revitalization program wins Small Dollar, Big Impact grant. 
8:43am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Analysis: Private grants to Wisconsin municipalities boosted turnout for Joe Biden in 2020. 

Courts

1:45pm
MTI. Union leaders file lawsuit over ambiguous teacher contracts. 
9:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Christopher S. Petros. 

4:43am
Racine Journal Times. Legislature, Josh Kaul sue each other in pair of lawsuits over lame-duck laws
4:28am
WKOW. READ: AG Kaul, DOJ file suit against Legislature for “fundamentally unconstitutional” 2017 bill

Education

4:00pm
UW-Stevens Point. Planetarium to resume public programs
2:50pm
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Opens learning center at Boys & Girls Club. 
12:23pm
UW-Madison. New white paper showcases value of UW–Madison’s in-state job creation, grad placement and economic recovery
10:05am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Behavioral health grants awarded to 50 Wisconsin school districts. 
9:53am
UW-Madison. Joins Rockefeller Foundation’s pandemic prevention institute

Local

4:23pm
Racine Mayor Mason, Council President Tate II. Statement on the ongoing investigation into two deaths at the Racine County Jail. 
4:20pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Coggs-Jones. To host 10th District pre-summer cleanup.
12:20pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Names Three Community Leaders to the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission
8:40am
Grow Solar Jefferson and Waukesha Counties. Initiative announced.

4:24am
WTMJ. Milwaukee County proposal could give residents facing eviction access to free legal counsel
4:23am
WQOW. Eau Claire groups demand American Rescue Plan dollars go to BIPOC services

Congress

1:05pm
U.S. Sens. Johnson, Peters. Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Federal Motorcyclist Advisory Council

4:47am
Beloit Daily News. Climate in Washington 'tough' as fights over key issues loom, Pocan says

Tuesday June 8, 2021

Governor

9:02am
Wisconsin Pork Association. Governor Tony Evers receives Distinguished Public Service Award.
9:00am
Arts Wisconsin. Grow Wisconsin Creatively Resilience Fund.

12:16pm
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Evers: Plans in the works for another farm grant program. 

Budget

4:56pm
Sen. Darling. Statement on unprecedented budget surplus. 
4:24pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Republicans Run Out of Excuses for Saying ‘No’ to Investments in our Community
2:43pm
WMC. Business Community Calls for Substantial Tax Relief Amid Nearly $6 Billion Surplus
2:03pm
Sen. Jacque. Calls on budget panel to make military service less taxing. 
12:41pm
Sen. Bernier. If it ain't broke...
12:15pm
Speaker Vos, Reps. Steineke, Born, August. Assembly Republicans outline tax cut plans following revised fiscal outlook.
12:13pm
Sen. Kapenga. Don't be fooled, folks!
11:29am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Wisconsin's continued recovery.
11:28am
UW System President Thompson. Statement on budget lapse elimination.
10:38am
Sen. Bradley. Surplus shouldn't be spent to grow government. 
10:36am
Sens. LeMahieu, Marklein, Stroebel, Kooyenga. Extraordinary surplus can fuel transformational reforms. 
10:32am
Gov. Evers. Celebrates Wisconsin's continued economic recovery, bounce back from coronavirus pandemic. 
10:05am
Sen. Marklein. Statment on revised revenue projections.
9:41am
LFB. Revenue estimates.

12:24pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin to receive an unprecedented $4.4 billion in additional tax collections over three years, new report shows
12:22pm
U.S. News & World Report. 'Unprecedented' Revenue Growth Forecast for Wisconsin Budget
4:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans to Vote on $2.4 Billion in Building Projects

Legislative

3:57pm
Wisconsin Counties Association, League of Wisconsin Municipalities, Wisconsin Towns Association. Joint local government statement on redistricting legislation (AB 369/SB 385).
1:35pm
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on introduction of LRB-3297.
12:34pm
Rep. Shankland. Letter to Rep. Sortwell.
9:48am
Rep. Subeck. (Updated) Calls for end to anti-semetic rhetoric. 

1:29pm
DrydenWire. Former Polk County Sheriff & WI Assembly Rep., Ann Hraychuck, Passes Away
9:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly Representative Attacks Nonprofit Children's Museum With Nazi Analogy
4:09am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County officials preparing for possible pause in redistricting, admin in favor
4:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Redistricting for local offices in Wisconsin would be delayed for a year under new legislation
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill Would Delay New Maps For Some 2022 Local Elections In Wisconsin
4:05am
WQOW. New bill would require child abuse, neglect hotline signage in school

State Agencies

2:44pm
DOR. Millwaukee County woman pleads gulity to theft, business identity theft, filing false income tax returns. 
1:28pm
DHS. Wisconsin Re-Launches “You Stop the Spread” Multimedia Campaign
11:30am
DPI Supt-elect Underly. Announces Assistant State Superintendent appointments. 
9:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Possible Changes To Wisconsin Wolf Harvest Regulations Meet Opposition From Hunters

4:07am
WXPR. Wisconsin Prisons to Resume In-Person Visits
4:05am
WKBT. Wisconsin DNR considering how long to provide free bottled water to Town of Campbell families

Economy/Business

2:47pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & employment update. 
10:30am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Leaders in Banking Excellence Honored
8:58am
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery Dept. A strong month for Port of Green Bay shipping.

4:07am
Fox 6. Farmers deal with drought conditions
4:04am
Fox 11. Local businesses working to retain employees while facing workers shortage
4:04am
NBC 15. Tax tale of two cities: Wisconsin Dells dominates other cities in hospitality comeback

Statewide

2:43pm
Protect Our Care. ICYMI: ACA Coverage Hits Record High of 31 Million People
10:38am
Champion Care. Four Facilities Earn 2021 AHCA/NCAL Bronze National Quality Awards
10:01am
Wisconsin Towns Association, Construction Business Group. New partnership increases tranparency and accountability for Wisconsin construction contractors. 
9:42am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Announces Appointment of New Advocacy Director
9:01am
Wisconsin Pork Association. Holds annual meeting.
8:55am
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Speaks out of voting bills: June 9 at 9 am.

Courts

11:47am
Kaul v. Legislature -  Complaint Example A. Complaint Example B Complaint Example C. Complaint Example D.
11:41am
Dane County Circuit Court. Kaul v. Legislature - Summons.
11:40am
Dane County Circuit Court. Kaul v. Legislature - Affidavit of Corey F. Finkelmeyer.
11:39am
Dane County Circuit Court. Kaul v. Legislature - Motion for temporary injunction.
11:38am
Dane County Circuit Court. Kaul v. Legislature - Brief in support of plaintiffs' motion for temporary injunction. 
9:12am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Kemper Independence Insurance Company v. Ismet Islami.
9:11am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Southwest Airlines Co. v. DOR.
9:11am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Southport Commons v. DOT.

Education

4:23pm
UW-Stevens Point. Campuses open to public with updated policies
4:03pm
UW-Eau Claire. Pursuing a career in biomedical research: May '21 graduate Jordan Munos
4:01pm
Marquette University. Marquette senior director honored with Excellence in University Service Award
2:51pm
Alverno College. Lindsey Harness, Ph.D., Appointed Director of the Alverno College Research Center for Women and Girls
12:43pm
UW-River Falls. Marnell named St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center director. 
11:31am
UW-Stout. Fashion and retail student creates 20-piece clothing line for global company
10:34am
TEMPO Madison Foundation. Announces 2021 scholarship recipients. 

4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Marquette University requiring COVID-19 vaccine while UW-Madison weighs mandate for dorms
4:04am
WAOW. Marquette to require vaccines for all students by August 1

Local

2:46pm
Ascension Wisconsin, City of Racine. To host vaccination clinic at city's Juneteenth celebration.

Congress

4:02pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And Colleagues Reintroduce Promising Pathway Act

Monday June 7, 2021

Budget

4:23am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: $1.5 billion in federal matching funds for education in jeopardy

Legislative

3:08pm
Fair Maps Project. Letter in opposition to AB-369, SB-385.
11:40am
Sen. Marklein; Reps. Novak, Tranel. Request Listening Session from Governor Evers Regarding Uplands Wind Project. Letter to Gov. Evers
11:36am
Sen. Darling. Administration Continues to Mishandle Unemployment Claims 
11:36am
Sen. Bradley. Passing elections bills a 'top priority.'
10:25am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. No Delay in Local Redistricting!

State Agencies

4:02pm
DOJ. Mosinee Man Charged in Disappearance of Casandra Ayon
3:35pm
DATCP. Something Special from Wisconsin™ Releases New Line of “Boxes of Fun” for Father’s Day
2:08pm
DOC. In-person visitation resuming at facilities. 
1:30pm
DATCP. Announces 2021 Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant Recipients
11:35am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Platteville Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
11:33am
DATCP. Dog Sellers Program Celebrates 10-year Anniversary
10:27am
DHS. Is Your Home Healthy?

Economy/Business

11:34am
WMC. Launches Statewide Digital Ad Campaign Calling on Gov. Evers to Address Workforce Shortage Emergency

4:22am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Oshkosh Defense announces $942.9 million contract with U.S. Army
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Millions Of Women Haven't Rejoined The Workforce — And May Not Anytime Soon

Environment/Outdoors

4:22am
WTMJ. Southeast Wisconsin's severe drought could get worse, officials say

Statewide

3:10pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. New CDC study continues to show COVID-19 mRNA vaccines effectiveness; Marshfield Clinic Research Institute serves as primary lab in study
1:29pm
Alzheimer's Association. Welcomes FDA approval of aducanumab.
10:26am
Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters. Executive Director Jane Elder Announces Retirement
4:26am
Constitution Party of Wisconsin. Gerrymandering restricts competition and entrenches a two-party duopoly.

Courts

4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County Official Sues Over His Arrest At Police Brutality Protest

Education

10:28am
UW-Eau Claire. First milestone reached for Science and Health Sciences Building project
10:27am
UW-Stout. Red Cedar Watershed project wins Momentum West Regional Impact Award
9:07am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Administrative complaint alleges pervasive discrimination at Chippewa Falls School District. 
4:25am
UW-Eau Claire. Regents approve three new COB majors

Local

4:21am
Cap Times. Long road ahead for addressing PFAS contamination at Dane County airport

Congress

3:09pm
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Malinowski. Lead International Effort to Change Locations for 2022 Beijing Olympics

4:23am
CBS 58. Senator Baldwin discuses improving perinatal workforce at Milwaukee roundtable

Friday June 4, 2021

Budget

4:17pm
Wisconsin Conservation Congress. And Partner Organizations Applaud Vote By State Lawmakers To Adjust Price Of State Duck Stamp
2:46pm
WISCOM User Coalition. Support WISCOM RFP and funding.
1:06pm
Wisconsin Venture Capital Association. Supports the creation of $100M state fund of funds. 
10:01am
Sen. Marklein. Budget Bulletin: Agriculture, Natural Resources, Workforce Development & Safety and Professional Services

Legislative

4:16pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: Much to celebrate in June. 
3:46pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on election of Edmund Manydeeds III as President of UW Board of Regents. 
2:44pm
Sen. Agard. Statement on bills prohibiting the teaching of critical race theory. 
2:43pm
Sen. Smith. Congratulates Edmund Manydeeds on being electeed UW Board of Regents President. 
4:35am
Rep. Allen. Letter to DOA Sec. Brennan.

4:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP introduces bills banning critical race theory in K-12 schools, on UW campuses
4:33am
Cap Times. GOP bills would restrict teaching of race, bias in schools
4:21am
WISN. State Rep. David Bowen introduces 12 new police reform bills
4:20am
WKOW. Wisconsin democrats introduce package of police and justice reform bills
4:17am
Fox 11. Wisconsin lawmakers have differing opinions over requiring proof of vaccination
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican Bills Would Limit How Race, Racism Are Taught In Wisconsin
4:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP Introduces Bills Barring Critical Race Theory

State Agencies

4:54pm
DHS. Potential Impact to Certain Individuals Who Received Services From Wisconsin Medicaid Long-Term Care Programs
1:04pm
DNR. Go Wild License And Registration System Recognized For Ease Of Use
9:18am
DWD. Down but not out: How the Dislocated Worker Program helped one Wisconsin mom launch a new career
8:56am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of North Fond Du Lac Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
4:34am
DWD. Seeks Input on Draft Request for Proposals

4:23am
WTMJ. Wisconsin DNR waiving all fees at state parks this weekend
4:16am
WBAY. State creates office to combat structural racism in health care
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Archdiocese Of Milwaukee Challenges Statewide Investigation Into Clergy Abuse
4:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Archdiocese Won't Cooperate With Wisconsin Sex Abuse Probe

Economy/Business

3:47pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement in solidarity with IUE-CWA Local 84811 workers fighting to save jobs and stop Hufcor plant closure in Janesville. 

4:21am
CBS 58. Milwaukee restaurants face staffing shortage as COVID restrictions lift and Downtown Dining Week kicks off
4:20am
WKOW. For Rock County businesses, lifting restrictions and summer setting in means a good year ahead
4:19am
WISC. ‘Today was more than a worker protest, it was a community protest’: Janesville employees stand up against plant closure
4:18am
NBC 26. Businesses offering top dollar to get employees on the job
4:15am
AP. Jobs data to show whether worker shortages still slow hiring
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's Child Care Industry Faces A Tough Recovery After COVID-19

Statewide

4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Electricity transformed rural America nearly a century ago. Now, millions of people on farms and in small towns desperately need broadband.

Courts

3:48pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts two new cases. 
10:27am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. John Hotvedt.
10:26am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. James Timothy Genous.
10:26am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Heather Jan VanBeek.

Education

1:12pm
UW System. Regents elect Edmund Manydeeds III as President and Karen Walsh as Vice President to one-year terms. 
10:00am
UW-Whitewater. Elizabeth Watson named UW-Whitewater dean of students
8:57am
UW-Eau Claire. Eau Claire-area Juneteenth celebration set for June 19 in Carson Park

4:21am
NBC 15. UW-Platteville offers to repay some incoming Education Major student loans
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Universities Plan, Cautiously, For Return To Pre-Pandemic Norms
4:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Rare Contested UW Regents President Vote at Key Moment

Local

2:41pm
Racine Mayor Mason. First electric scooters to be deployed in the city soon.
1:10pm
Milwaukee Alds. Murphy, Johnson.  Let your voice be heard (and help shape history) by taking the survey!
1:09pm
AFSCME Wisconsin. Statement of support for Lucille Berrien Park. 
4:37am
Racine Mayor Mason. Statement on the hiring of Alexander Ramirez for assistant chief. 

4:22am
WTMJ. Milwaukee bucks nationwide increase in homeless population
4:18am
NBC 26. Two Green Bay community pools may not open this summer due to lifeguard shortage
4:15am
WXPR. Second Vilas County Circuit Court Judge Approved by State

Congress

4:32am
Cap Times. Ron Johnson explains refusal to back bipartisan investigation into Capitol insurrection
4:16am
WBAY. Sen. Baldwin visits Green Bay, talks job and “Buy America” initiative

Thursday June 3, 2021

Governor

3:59pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers Radio Address on National Dairy Month, Highlights Badger Bounceback Agenda Investments in Wisconsin’s Agricultural Economy and Farm Families

Budget

2:44pm
Various Organizations. Capitol Budget support letter.
1:07pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. In the Republican-Controlled Joint Finance Committee, Rational Cannabis Policy Goes Up in Smoke
11:44am
Ducks Unlimited, Wisconsin Waterfowl Association, Green Bay Duck Hunters Association, Delta Waterfowl, Wisconsin Conservation Congress, Wisconsin Wildlife Federation. Wisconsin waterfowl hunting community applauds vote by state lawmakers to adjust price of state duck stamp. 
11:42am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Budget Bulletin: Transparency in state investments. 
4:29am
Reps. Oldenburg, Petryk. Applaud greater resources for Youth Apprenticeship Program. 

4:27am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Republican lawmakers decline to put an additional $15 million toward unemployment system
4:27am
Racine Journal Times. Republicans on state budget committee reject $15 million for unemployment system
4:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans Block Medical Marijuana
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Lawmakers Reject $15M For Wisconsin Unemployment System Upgrades

Legislative

4:00pm
Rep. Wichgers, Sen. Jacque. Introduce legislation to put diversity of thought over division in education. 
3:58pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Weekly Radio Address: PACT bills improve policing.

4:26am
MIlwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vos says state should do more to address no-show unemployment applicants
4:13am
WKBT. Dozens urge lawmakers to ban vaccine requirements in Wisconsin
4:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Local Elections New Front in Wisconsin Redistricting Battle
4:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Vos Looks to Crack Down on Those Who Skip Job Interviews
4:07am
WXPR. "Mill Bill" to Help Wisconsin Rapids Verso Paper Mill Scheduled for Assembly Hearing Wednesday
4:06am
Fox 6. Wisconsin businesses can't find workers, citing unemployment benefits

State Agencies

12:13pm
DNR. Hosting Free Fun Weekend June 5-6
11:25am
DNR. Releases Third Year Of Ruffed Grouse
West-Nile Virus Testing Results
11:22am
ETF. Latest Investment Performance
4:31am
DOJ. Lincoln County, Wis. Officer Involved Critical Incident
4:30am
DMA. Aviation unit returns to Badger State following Middle East deployment

4:17am
WTMJ. Very few suspected cases of illegal voting in 2020 Wisconsin elections: Report
4:16am
WKOW. DNR increases capacity at State Parks
4:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Voters Who Registered at UPS Store Won't Face Fraud Charges
4:05am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin Elections Commission breaks down the fraud reports from the 2020 election
4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Job Centers Reopen In-Person Services As Employers Say Workers Are Scarce
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Elections Commission Report: 13 Instances Of Possible Voter Fraud Referred To Prosecutors From November Election

Economy/Business

11:22am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Welcomes WPS Health Solutions as newest Gold Member. 
8:54am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Madison–Area Banker Leading Wisconsin Bankers Association Board  

4:16am
WISC. ‘We can get back to normal’: Restaurants, bars navigate post-pandemic restriction landscape
4:05am
Fox 6. Potawatomi slots at 100% operation amid worker shortage

Statewide

12:56pm
Michael Best Strategies. Adds Joe Fadness as principal to growing communications team. 

Courts

4:28am
WMC. Court of Appeals Decision is Yet Another Example of Why the Personal Property Tax Needs to be Repealed

Education

4:02pm
UW-Eau Claire. Students’ best friends: Therapy dogs bring year-end relief
3:50pm
Marquette University. Marquette ecology, physical therapy faculty members receive prestigious Fulbright Scholar awards
11:41am
UW-Stout. Alumna wins national family and consumer sciences award
11:23am
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation. Gives back to dental and hygiene students with $30,000 in scholarships. 
9:42am
UW-Madison. Polar vortex, winter heat may change bird populations
8:55am
UW-La Crosse. The top 5 outdoor summer ‘must-dos’

Local

4:01pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. Calls on County Executive Crowley to dedicate ARPA funds to participatory budgeting. 
1:59pm
Milwaukee Council Members. Bold efforts being offered to help boost Milwaukee's COVID recovery. 
9:59am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement celebrating Pride Month 2021. 
9:43am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Police reform in Milwaukee: Examining policies and recent changes here and in peer cities. 

Congress

11:55am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Rep. Moore supports American Jobs Plan, stands with labor, environment, community
11:24am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Announces Notre Dame Academy Student as Winner of Congressional Art Competition

1:08pm
Washington Times. 'Babies washing down the river': Congressman hears of migrant misery at the Darien Gap

Wednesday June 2, 2021

Governor

4:21am
WISN. Gov. Tony Evers defends additional $300 a week in federal unemployment
4:14am
Spectrum News. The Rainbow Pride flag is back as Gov. Evers takes action on LGBTQ issues

Budget

4:46pm
Rep. Ballweg. Leads agriculture and natural resources investments. 
4:44pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Republicans Still Refusing to Respect Frontline and Essential Workers
3:06pm
Association for Equity in Funding. Has some questions for elected officials.
12:44pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. GOP missed opportunities are costing Wisconsinites billions. 

4:43am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Tony Evers: Full budget veto 'on the table'
4:41am
Stevens Point Journal. Gov. Tony Evers says vetoing state budget is 'on the table' after GOP action leaves $1.5B at risk
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Says Vetoing Entire State Budget Is an Option
4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers Criticizes GOP School Spending Plan, Says Full Budget Veto A Possibility

Legislative

2:08pm
DMA. FEMA Awards $1 Million to Village of La Valle
2:07pm
Sen. Bradley. Votes Against Bill that Conceals Criminals' Records
11:14am
Rep. Hesselbein. Committee passes anti-transgender youth bill. 
10:58am
Rep. Vining. Introduces bill to support students, teachers, school districti & summer school programs.  LRB-3142
8:57am
Rep. Neylon. Column: Outside funding of elections.
8:56am
Sen. Pfaff. Column: Agriculture connects our economy and unites our community. 
4:48am
Rep. Myers. Statement observing the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.

4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Split between Wisconsin Democrats and Republicans on redistricting reform appears to be widening
4:20am
WKOW. GOP bill would bar businesses from requesting vaccine proof

State Agencies

4:45pm
WHEDA. Issues $156 million Housing Revenue Bond
3:14pm
OCI. Insurance Commissioner Afable Leads National Pre-Disaster Mitigation Effort
2:06pm
Wisconsin Lottery. May madness raffle $50,000 winning ticket sold in Rhinelander. 
11:15am
DNR. Seeking Public Input On Strategic Analysis Of Door Peninsula
10:31am
DNR. Attention Anglers And Boaters: Keep Wisconsin’s Waters Healthy And The Fish Biting By Draining Your Livewells And Fish Buckets
10:30am
DHS. Prepare Now for Summer Heat
8:58am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Juneau Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
4:47am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To hold Zoom meeting. 

4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Could Soon Remove Thousands Of Inactive Voters From Registration List

Economy/Business

8:54am
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Accepting nominations for 2021 Sustainable Business Awards. 

4:42am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Area manufacturing sector’s growth remains steady in May
4:22am
WTMJ. Milwaukee businesses revisit COVID-19 restrictions as city's health order expires
4:19am
WFRV. JBS operations shut down locally following cyber security breach
4:18am
WEAU. Ashley Furniture to open facility in Chippewa Falls, add 200 jobs
4:16am
AP. Meat producer JBS says expects most plants working Wednesday
4:16am
WXPR. Neenah Paper Mill With About 300 Employees to Shut Down
4:16am
Appleton Post Crescent. Clearwater Paper to close mill in Fox Crossing, with nearly 300 employees expected to lose their jobs
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Canadian Mining Company Seeks To Sell Interests In Copper And Gold Deposits In Northern Wisconsin

Coronavirus

9:32am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. All Public Health Orders Lifted in Dane County

4:23am
WXOW. Wisconsin Update: 42% of eligible residents complete COVID vaccination process
4:22am
WAOW. COVID-19 hospitalizations in Wisconsin drop 92% since November
4:21am
NBC 15. Dane Co. COVID-19 health, mask order to expire Wednesday
4:20am
WISC. COVID testing, vaccines at Alliant Energy Center to end June 30th
4:15am
Fox 6. Brewers ease mask rules, fans welcome change

Statewide

1:21pm
Wisconsin Center for Nursing. The Future of Nursing 2020-2030.
12:56pm
Charter Communications. Spectrum On Demand Celebrates Pride Month With Stellar Films and International Movies, Including 'The Kids Are All Right,' 'Boy Erased,' 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' 'Battle of the Sexes' and 'Rafiki'
4:46am
Alzheimer's Association Wisconsin Chapter. Encourages Americans to make brain health a priority as part of their return to normal. 

Courts

10:24am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Ronald L. Collison v. City of Milwaukee Board of Review. 

Education

4:45pm
UW-Madison. Congratulatory banners part of larger effort to promote Indigenous languages
4:43pm
UW-Madison. Student designs restore mobility to a rooster with one foot and a client with MD
2:08pm
UW-Madison. UW researchers investigate mining-related deforestation in the Amazon
10:29am
UW-Madison. McIntosh named director of athletics
8:55am
UW-Stout. Student ID found beneath floorboards in old farmhouse returned to owner after 52 years
4:45am
Marquette University. Marquette political science professor honored with Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

4:22am
CBS 58. Milwaukee Public Schools will return to in-person learning this fall

Local

9:24am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Millennial Task Force report to be presented to Community and Economic Development Committee
4:49am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement Regarding Council Action on Housing-Related Zoning Amendments

4:41am
Cap Times. Dane County leans in to remote work for environmental benefits
4:19am
Fox 11. Lifeguard shortage forces reduced hours at Fond du Lac pools
4:19am
WBAY. Green Bay struggles to pay debts due to shortfalls in excess room tax revenue

Congress

12:08pm
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Allred. Introduce Bipartisan RAPID Act to Help Streamline Transportation Financing

4:41am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind talks up restaurant aid package during Eau Claire visit
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Postal Facility's Closure Could Delay Northwoods Mail Service

Tuesday June 1, 2021

Governor

1:03pm
Gov. Evers. Announces Rainbow Pride Flag to be flown statewide in celebration of Pride Month. 
11:18am
Gov. Evers. Celebrates National Dairy Month. 

Budget

4:08pm
Survival Coalition. Recognizing the need to address the caregiver crisis and supports to families in state budget. 
1:14pm
U.S. Dept. of Education. Letter to DPI regarding Joint Finance motion.

4:09am
WAOW. Evers: Republican proposal “not going to help our kids”

Legislative

3:03pm
Rep. Considine. Column: Celebrate our dairy farners. 
2:30pm
Sen. Agard. Happy Pride Month. 
2:29pm
Sen. Bernier, Rep. Thiesfeldt. Enact statewide reading program. 

4:22am
Chippewa Herald. Prescription drug cost proposals could soon reappear in Wisconsin
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Is 1 Of 14 States Where Black Women Representation In Government Is Equal To Population

State Agencies

4:45pm
DHS. Federal and State Officials Advise COVID-19 Vaccine Providers in Wisconsin that Individuals Seeking Vaccinations Cannot Be Charged
3:03pm
OCI. Administrative Actions May 2021
2:31pm
DMA. Deploying Wisconsin Guard unit to support NATO in Europe
1:18pm
PSC. Opens applications for first round of ARPA Broadband Access Grants. 
1:04pm
DNR. Now Accepting Artwork Entries For The
2022 Wild Turkey, Pheasant And Waterfowl Stamp Design Contests
12:18pm
DMA. Heat Awareness Day in Wisconsin is June 2
12:16pm
DHS. Fruit and Vegetable Benefit is Increased for WIC Participants
11:20am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Hurley Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
9:26am
DWD. Job Centers Are Welcoming Back Walk-In Services
9:23am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter June 2021. 
9:23am
DATCP. Celebrate Wisconsin’s dairy future this June

4:21am
Stevens Point Journal. State to give 84,000 Wisconsin businesses $5,000 grants by end of June

Economy/Business

9:51am
Wisconsin Safety Council. Celebrates June as National Safety Month
9:28am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Nordic Consulting Partners is newest gold member.

4:08am
WTMJ. Businesses prepare for Milwaukee health order to end at midnight
4:07am
CBS 58. Milwaukee businesses hope for boom with city's mask order set to expire Tuesday
4:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Dells Attractions Making Due With Fewer Workers

Coronavirus

4:25am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. COVID hospitalizations in Wisconsin hit new low. 

4:07am
NBC 15. Wis. hospitals register lowest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations since April of 2020
4:06am
WXPR. Nearly Half of Wisconsin Prison Inmates are Fully Vaccinated
4:06am
Fox 6. Milwaukee mask mandate ends Tuesday after 10 months

Statewide

1:16pm
Wisconsin Beef Council. Fun run raises $4,000 for Wisconsin Food and Farm Support Fund.
12:19pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. New Report Highlights Barriers to Voting in Wisconsin
9:52am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Getting ready to drop the mask? Spruce up your smile with these tooth tips. 

Education

1:10pm
UW System. Regents announce Academic Staff Excellence Awards for 2021. 
12:18pm
UW-Stout. Rehabilitation counseling student spurs legislation for special education in Oklahoma
12:17pm
UW-Eau Claire. Phil Rechek named program coordinator for Menard Center for Constitutional Studies
11:20am
UW-Platteville. School of Education to offer new loan repayment assistance program
11:17am
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Congratulations to Wisconsin’s Class of 2021
9:50am
UW-Madison. New director of Division of the Arts named
9:27am
Alverno College.  Appoints New Members to its Board of Trustees
9:26am
UW-Madison. Watch live as UW scientists launch first cotton to the space station

4:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. ‘All eyes are on us:’ UW Regents to vote for their next leader in contested election

Local

12:16pm
City of Monona. Upon closing of sale, officially takes ownership of San Damiano property on the shores of Lake Monona. 
9:25am
Dane County Exec. Parisi.  Pandemic Offers Generational Opportunity to Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions

4:09am
WTMJ. City, County, MPS put $3.8 million toward summer jobs for youth

Congress

11:22am
Wisconsin Environment, Environment America. New poll: La Crosse, Eau Claire areas represented by Rep. Kind rate climate provisions of infrastructure plan highly. 

 

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