Monday July 31, 2017 - Updated 4:24pm

Foxconn

4:24pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. State legislators: Bring Wisconn Valley to Wisconsin and secure our future.
3:37pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Foxconn legislation rushed to pass environmental law exemptions.
11:22am
Walker for Governor. What they're saying: Widespread support for Foxconn deal shows impact of Governor Walker's reforms.
10:46am
RPW. Video: Historic investment to transform Wisconsin's economy.
5:43am
Rep. Barca. Statement on Foxconn developments.

2:43pm
U.S. News & World Report. Environmentalists rip proposed Foxconn permit rollbacks.
5:53am
La Crosse Tribune. Foxconn jobs a boon for Wisconsin, but with $3 billion incentive deal, a steep tradeoff.
5:38am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Set aside partisanship to bring Foxconn here.
5:37am
USA Today. Foxconn plans '8K+5G' displays at new U.S. plant.
5:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bill significantly rolls back environmental rules for Foxconn.
5:21am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Special legislative session includes incentive to keep Fiserv in state. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin governor calls Special Session on Foxconn deal.
5:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Foxconn deal waives environmental regulations.
5:14am
Daily Reporter. Bucks, Foxconn in talks about partnership.
5:12am
Fox 6. Doubts stir up after Foxconn is welcomed to Wisconsin.
5:10am
Racine Journal Times. I-94 north-south funding is in Foxconn bill.
5:09am
The Guardian. Foxconn's $10bn move to the U.S. is not a reason to celebrate.
5:08am
Racine Journal Times. Commentary by Vos, Wanggaard, Kerkman and Weatherston: Welcome home Foxconn.
5:07am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Walker touts statewide benefits of Foxconn deal.
5:05am
WSAW. Foxconn connection: Major company to work with Wisconsin ginseng farmers.
5:03am
WISN. Could Foxconn put a brand on the new Bucks arena?
5:01am
WQOW. Gov. Walker stops in Eau Claire to talk about Foxconn jobs.
5:00am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn bill authorizes I-94 borrowing, limits permitting requirements.
4:59am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn incentive package raises eyebrows.
4:57am
Cap Times. UW prof: Foxconn deal will only reach Epic proportions through 'concerted state effort.'
4:56am
Racine Journal Times. Area schools prepare for Foxconn. Kenosha News.
4:55am
Racine Journal Times. How will Foxconn affect Racine County?
4:53am
Racine Journal Times. Water fees for potential Foxconn campus unknown.
4:52am
Racine Journal Times. Employers may feel Foxconn pay levels.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn supply chain could bring opportunities for Wisconsin businesses.

Budget

10:45am
Various Education and Disability Organizations. Memo to Joint Finance members opposing special needs scholarship expansion proposals.

2:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bids delayed for Zoo interchange as Gov. Scott Walker tries to speed up other I-94 work.
5:48am
WJFW. Tiffany frustrated budget committee shut out of negotiations on overdue state budget.
5:16am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Wisconsin delays highway-quality estimates as budget impasse continues.

Legislative

4:20pm
Reps. Considine, Spreitzer. State Assembly Democrats visit rural Rock and Green County farms.

State Agencies

3:38pm
DOJ. Obtains conviction of child predator in Oconto County.
5:45am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 17 - July 28.

5:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Elections Commission responds to Trump commission.
5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin health official: Failed Senate vote shouldn't stop health care debate.

Economy/Business

9:40am
WMC. & Johnson Financial Group announce 2nd Annual Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest.

2:41pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago rail proposal moving forward.
2:38pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Midwest economic growth slowed in June.
2:35pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Texas frac sand boom may hurt Wisconsin mines.

Statewide

1:28pm
Professional Dairy Producers. ACE meetings connect leaders and farmers for important dairy discussions.

5:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Air Force in evaluation phase ahead of selecting new homes for F-35A fighter.

Courts

5:41am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Sensible judicial recusal rules for campaign contributions needed for Wisconsin judges at all levels.

5:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. State files first brief to U.S. Supreme Court in gerrymandering case.

Education

4:22pm
UW-Stout. Andersen engineering manager, '02 grad, sets example for girls.
2:50pm
UW-Madison. Near-miracle stroke survivor heading for repeat vacation at "Stroke Camp."
11:22am
UW-Stout. Student's scholarship, internship making for great summer.
10:42am
Marquette University. Marquette chemistry professor receives Way Klingler Sabbitical Award.

5:06am
Cap Times. UW Regents President John Behling wants to explore new ways of hiring chancellors.

Local

2:51pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Announces Pressure Chamber finalists.
5:42am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation drive sober results in 3 arrests.

5:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee may dramatically loosen sex offender residency restrictions.

Congress

1:00pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. In the midst of Wisconsin's transportation crisis, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin secures federal infrastructure funding.
11:39am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Rep. Kind unveils plan to improve health care for Wisconsin.
11:36am
Wisconsin Medical Society. Urges Congress to take bipartisan, transparent approach to health care legislation.

3:39pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker goes to the White House to talk Obamacare.
2:45pm
Politico. White House not letting go of Obamacare repeal.
2:44pm
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at White House on health care.
10:40am
Washington Post. Sen. Ron Johnson: Washington is dysfunctional. This Senate rule change could help fix it.
5:38am
The Hill. Ryan signals readiness to move to tax reform.
5:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Reince Priebus, former Wisconsin GOP leader, out as White House chief of staff. Racine Journal Times. WISN. Fox 6.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin visits Tomah VA with parents of Marine veterans Jason Simcakoski.
5:02am
The Guardian. Amtrak's $630m Trump budget cut could derail service in 220 U.S. cities.
4:50am
The Hill. GOP senator calls for new rules to more quickly confirm Trump nominees.

Politics

3:36pm
RPW. Facts: Senator Tammy Baldwin failed veterans at the Tomah VA.
2:45pm
Beloit Daily News. Republican Nicholson once praised pro-abortion rights group.
4:58am
WEAU. Gubernatorial candidate Harlow stumps in Menomonie.

Friday July 28, 2017

Foxconn

4:19pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Special Session Foxconn bill and inclusion of I-94 funding.
3:59pm
Gov. Walker. Calls Legislature into "Wisconn Valley" Special Session. Executive Order #250Draft
3:32pm
Sen. Hansen. Response to Republican criticism of Foxconn statement.
12:39pm
Wachs for Assembly. Statement on Governor Walker's appearance in Eau Claire.
12:04pm
EY. Quantifying Project Flying Eagle's potential economic impacts in Wisconsin.
11:33am
Rep. Ohnstad. Statement on Foxconn.
11:13am
Rockwell Automation. And Foxconn announce partnership to implement industry-leading IIoT solutions at Foxconn's consumer electronics assembly operations.
11:10am
Walker for Governor. What they're saying: Foxconn's investment in Wisconsin will transform state's economy.
10:59am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker flies around Wisconsin to tell locals how he'll be sending their money to Taiwan.
10:34am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Ready for Wisconn Valley.
10:33am
RPW. Video: Historic investment to transform Wisconsin's economy.
10:22am
Gov. Walker. And Foxconn founder and CEO Terry Gou sign Memorandum of Understanding in Milwaukee.
6:01am
Rep. Rodriguez. Supports plan to bring Foxconn to Wisconsin.

4:20pm
Fox 11. The Latest: Gov. Walker calls special session on Foxconn.
3:20pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Analysis: Foxconn project would create 35K jobs in Wisconsin.
3:10pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker says Foxconn critics 'can go suck lemons.'
3:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Handicapping Wisconsin's big Foxconn bet.
2:56pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn could get up to $200 million in cash a year from state residents for up to 15 years.
2:55pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Foxconn incentives would be paid as cash.
1:53pm
Janesville Gazette. Foxconn would cast economic ripples through Rock, Walworth counties.
1:30pm
Marshfield News Herald. Foxconn will need environmental reviews as DNR labors with smaller workforce.
12:37pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Scott Walker: Foxconn will transform our state.
11:43am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Business Journal: Foxconn 'exploring' downtown Milwaukee office tower.
11:28am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn could break ground on first Wisconsin facility this fall.
11:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin landed Foxconn's plant. Now UW-Madison looks to do the same with research.
11:17am
Janesville Gazette. Walker takes to the air to pitch Foxconn benefits.
11:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rockwell Automation partners with Foxconn on Wisconsin plant technologies.
10:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A blind proposal, a summons to Washington and a jet trip: Wisconsin's drive to win Foxconn.
5:47am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Foxconn subsidies could mean heavy borrowing for local municipalities.
5:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. China economic expert skeptical of Foxconn job claims.
5:40am
WKBT. Foxconn plant could increase Western Integrated Technology enrollment.
5:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Officials call Foxconn project 'Flying Eagle' during Milwaukee ceremony.
5:18am
WXOW. Foxconn to create ripple effect in La Crosse.
5:18am
CBS 58. Higher education willing to partner with Foxconn.
5:15am
Fox 6. "Tremendous opportunity:" Foxconn to be a game-changer for area construction companies.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Exclusive: Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou explains company's $10 billion plan for Wisconsin.
5:00am
ABC News. Foxconn deal requires Wisconsin to act soon on tax breaks.
4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker, Foxconn CEO sign deal for company to locate in Wisconsin.
4:57am
Cap Times. Scott Walker rebuffs concerns from Democrats, 'cynics' over Foxconn deal.
4:53am
New York Times. Wisconsin's lavish lure for Foxconn: $3 billion in tax subsidies.
4:52am
Racine Journal Times. Walker: 'We're ready' for Foxconn.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Taxpayers need convincing that $3B for Foxconn is worth it.
4:50am
Bloomberg. Wisconsin and Foxconn sign $3 billion assistance agreement.
4:48am
Washington Post. Foxconn deal to build massive factory in Wisconsin could cost the state $230,000 per worker.
4:46am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Foxconn's new Wisconsin facility may benefit Manitowoc economy.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With agreement signed, Foxconn era begins in Wisconsin with pomp, circumstance and a rush for land.
4:44am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn will have six years to create 13,000 jobs, under deal with state.
4:41am
WSAW. Foxconn investment could impact North Central Wisconsin.
4:41am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker says bar patrons cheering Foxconn announcement brought tears to his eyes.
4:40am
WTMJ. Foxconn to have a ripple effect to supply chain industries.
4:36am
Fox 11. What Foxconn could mean for northeast Wisconsin.

Budget

2:03pm
Daily Reporter. WisDOT pulls more projects from August letting.

Legislative

2:42pm
Rep. Allen. Budget Transparency Act referred to Joint Finance Committee.
8:59am
Sen. Carpenter. Column: Wisconsin State Fair, just a week away!
5:59am
WAFCA. Members share value of investment in family stability.

5:02am
Hudson Star-Observer. Lawmakers seek to solve Murr property dispute through legislation.

State Agencies

3:49pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Chair responds to federal request for Wisconsin Voter Information.
2:48pm
DHS. Deadline extended to request replacement FoodShare benefits for 17 counties in southwestern Wisconsin.
2:46pm
DATCP. CREP deadline approaching; flooded lands good candidates.
2:43pm
WEDC. Steele solutions expanding operations in Milwaukee.
10:58am
Wisconsin Lottery. Milwaukee resident claims $156.2 million powerball jackpot.
6:02am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 16.
6:01am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

4:50am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Brancel looks back at a fulfilling career in public service.

Economy/Business

10:24am
WKOW. Navitus to anchor new West Place development project.
4:58am
Chicago Tribune. Amazon and Foxconn reflect a growing trend: Deliver it now.

Courts

2:41pm
AG Schimel. Files opening brief in Gill et al. v. Whitford.

4:54am
Kenosha News. Speaker updates status of Wisconsin's redistricting lawsuit.

Education

12:43pm
UW-Madison. Q&A: New WID director Jo Handelsman on returning to UW, leading institute.
12:42pm
UW-Stout. Education student hones teaching skills at American camp in Latvia.
10:55am
UW-Stout. Promotions, tenure for faculty approved by Board of Regents.
10:31am
UW-Madison. To pick a great gift, it's better to give AND receive.
10:29am
UW-Madison. How to take in the solar eclipse: Tips from UW Space Place.

Local

4:52pm
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Mosquito species capable of transmitting Zika found in Waukesha County.
11:56am
Door County Land Trust. Surpasses 8,000 acres protected: 106 acres added to Chambers Island Nature Preserve.
10:29am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Warns public of continuning phone scam.
10:21am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. The Fire & Poilce Commission deserves Mayor Barrett's support.

4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Citizen commission gives Chief Edward Flynn more time to change Milwaukee pursuit policy.

Congress

4:50pm
Speaker Ryan. Statement on Reince Priebus.
4:49pm
Kids Forward. Statement on Congress's failed effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
4:41pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson statement on White House chief of staff announcement.
3:06pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson applauds FDA decision to further delay implementation of harmful E-cigarette rule.
2:46pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Statement: Senate health care vote.
2:45pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Reverses drastic cuts to Community Development Block Grant for Wisconsin.
1:28pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Supports Senate health care vote.
1:27pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Emphasizes tax reform should focus on benefiting the middle class.
10:57am
Wisconsin BPDD. Supports Senate health care vote.
10:56am
Survival Coalition. Statement on Senate health care vote.
10:38am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Urges congressional leadership to stay in session and work together to stabilize health care markets.
10:37am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Names new chiefs of staff.
10:35am
The Arc Wisconsin. And people with disabilities in Wisconsin express relief after failed healthcare vote.
10:31am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on health care repeal vote.
10:27am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. In resounding victory for women, grassroots power defeats Trumpcare.
6:00am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Amendment added to defense appropriations bill.

3:55pm
New York Times. Reince Priebus pushed out after rocky tenure as Trump Chief of Staff.
11:02am
The Hill. ObamaCare repeal: Now what?
5:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Sun Prairie soldier fears Trump transgender ban will force her from Army.
5:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. During Oshkosh visit, secretary says Air Force will try to clarify transgender policy change.
5:20am
The Hill. Senate defeats ObamaCare repeal measure.
4:56am
WKBT. Jason Simcakoski PROMISE Act secures funding for 2018.
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Ron Johnson, GOP colleagues say they'll vote for 'skinny repeal' as long as House doesn't pass it, too.
4:38am
Bloomberg. Ryan gives up on border-adjusted tax on imports after attack.

Politics

11:57am
DPW. Not even Republicans trust Kevin Nicholson.

5:17am
Fox 11. Democratic candidates for governor weigh in on Foxconn deal.
4:37am
Janesville Gazette. Paul Nehlen sets out to challenge Rep. Paul Ryan.

Thursday July 27, 2017

Foxconn

6:42pm
Gov. Walker. And Foxconn founder and CEO Terry Gou sign Memorandum of Understanding in Milwaukee.
1:35pm
RPW. What they're saying: Foxconn investment to transform Wisconsin's economy.
11:13am
M-WERC. Foxconn announcement great news for region.
9:24am
Sen. Feyen. Wisconsin is open for business.
9:05am
Sen. Larson. (Updated) Foxconn frenzy: Proceed with caution.
9:04am
RGA. Governor Scott Walker's pro-jobs policies deliver another win for Wisconsin.
6:49am
UW-Madison Chancellor Blank. Statement on Foxconn announcement.
5:05am
Rep. Kulp. Praises Foxconn project.
5:04am
Rep. Barca. Statement on Foxconn economic development announcement.
5:02am
Rep. Tittl. Supports Foxconn's $10 billion investment in Wisconsin.
5:00am
Wisconsin Economic Development Association. Foxconn investment in Wisconsin will provide historic statewide economic boost.
4:59am
Rep. Allen. Statement on Foxconn development.
4:58am
ABC of Wisconsin. Statement on Foxconn.
4:57am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. New Foxconn plant will bolster Wisconsin's real estate market.
4:55am
Milwaukee 7. Says Foxconn win demonstrates Wisconsin's strengths.
4:54am
Wisconsin Builders Association. Supports Foxconn plant announcement.
4:51am
MMAC. Welcomes Foxconn to Wisconsin.
4:49am
RPW. Foxconn to make transformative investment in Wisconsin.
4:31am
White House. Remarks by President Trump in jobs announcement.

3:08pm
MarketWatch. Foxconn's history of broken promises casts a shadow on Wisconsin news.
12:57pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Realtors group expects Foxconn to spur housing construction boom.
12:25pm
U.S. News & World Report. Foxconn: World's No. 1 contract electronics maker.
12:23pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker: Foxconn won't get $3B unless 13,000 jobs are created.
10:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn won't get $3 billion unless it creates 13,000 Wisconsin jobs, Gov. Scott Walker says.
5:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. How deals like Foxconn get done.
5:23am
Racine Journal Times. Area leaders, lawmakers laud Foxconn jobs promise.
5:17am
WISC. Technical college system helped land Foxconn.
4:47am
ABC News. Landing massive Foxconn plant huge victory for Walker. 
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn's Terry Gou's interest in cancer research brings company execs to the University of Wisconsin center.
4:44am
U.S. News & World Report. Reaction to the news of Foxconn building Wisconsin plant.
4:43am
WTMJ. Sturtevant residents excited for Foxconn plant.
4:43am
WTMJ. Homeowners near rumored Foxconn site could be forced out.
4:42am
Racine Journal Times. Legislators expect Foxconn in Racine County area.
4:38am
New York Times. Foxconn says it plans to build factory in Wisconsin, adding 3,000 jobs.
4:37am
LA Times. iPhone builder Foxconn will open factory in Wisconsin.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn to build $10B electronics plant in Wisconsin.
4:34am
Reuters. Foxconn announces U.S. manufacturing plant in Wisconsin.
4:33am
The Hill. Wisconsin Democrat refuses to be 'backdrop' in Trump's jobs announcement.

Budget

11:09am
Daily Reporter. Like I-94, I-43 reconstruction at risk of losing federal approval.

Legislative

4:12pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: Childhood sexual assault survivor & Marsy's Law for Wisconsin supporter "he told me that if I told anyone he would kill me."
3:09pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. DOC official blames criminals for department's failure.
11:14am
Sen. Erpenbach. Weekly Democratic radio address: Rigged Maps, Unfair Elections.
5:02am
Rep. Doyle. Democratic members of the Task Force on Foster Care announced.
4:57am
Sen. Taylor. Announces Senate District 4 National Night Out.
4:56am
Sen. Taylor. The dangers of the Senate health care vote.
4:50am
Sen. Vinehout. Health care: Steps toward the future.

5:08am
Osceloa Sun. Bill would ease protections over St. Croix River to allow event venues.

State Agencies

4:10pm
DATCP. Move in/move out tips for renters.
4:08pm
DSPS. Issues statement on rulemaking.
2:17pm
DHS. Deadline extended to request replacement FoodShare benefits for flood victims in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties.
12:45pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Old World Wisconsin welcomes guest brewers during the month of August.
5:06am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 15 - July 26.

Economy/Business

5:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Unemployment rates down in Dane County compared to last year's numbers.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Amazon may hire thousands in Kenosha as part of massive hiring plan.

Statewide

12:44pm
WISPIRG. Marking "Shark Week," advocates highlight Wall Street sharks and predatory lenders.

Courts

5:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin continues to prohibit selling home baked goods as officials question court ruling.
5:18am
WQOW. Wisconsin judge clarifies home-baked goods ruling only applies to plaintiffs.

Education

2:24pm
UW-River Falls. Now accepting applications for new online applied computing degree.
2:15pm
Marquette University. College of Nursing receives grant to continue Project BEYOND-2.
12:21pm
UW-Platteville. Students earn top finishes in Quick Pitch Finals.
11:26am
UW Credit Union. And Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) partner on student loan refinancing program.
11:14am
UW-Madison. Researchers crack the smile, describing 3 types by muscle movement.

Local

2:14pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Supervisors approve continuation of free birth certificate program.
1:51pm
Milwaukee Common Council. Joint statement from 10 members.
12:19pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Supervisors limit excessive pay for top political appointees.
9:25am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Holds inaugural council meeting to confront climate change.

5:17am
WXOW. 500+ Grant County homes affected by storm damage, flooding.
4:36am
Fox 6. High-risk criminals on state supervision often avoid revocation despite serious or ongoing violations.

Congress

1:31pm
Congressional Progressive Caucus. Condemns Daines' sham amendment on single-payer.
12:27pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Offers amendments to make Congress play by its own rules, strengthen Medicaid.

9:46am
Reuters. Senate poised for healthcare showdown.
9:03am
Cap Times. Knocked for avoiding town halls, Paul Ryan stays in regular contact with Wisconsin supporters.
5:45am
Politico. Tax negotiators to unveil broad-brush proposal.
5:40am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. GOP senators blink on chance to repeal.
4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin transgender veteran criticizes Trump's attempt to bar transgender people.
4:35am
Fox 11. LGBT advocate, veterans react on Trump to ban transgender people from military.
4:31am
Politico. Inside Trump's snap decision to ban transgender troops.

Politics

4:09pm
DPW. KevinForWisconsin.com update and ad blitz: Liar for Senate.
11:12am
DPW. Wisconsin gets preview of messy GOP primary as Nicholson announcement falls flat.
11:11am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Gov. Walker helps bring tens-of-thousands of new jobs to Wisconsin in historic announcement that will transform state's economy.

5:42am
Cap Times. Tammy Baldwin, Kevin Nicholson split on Trump ban on transgender troops.

Wednesday July 26, 2017

Governor

3:28pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Chief Deputy Scott Knudson as St. Croix County Sheriff.
9:57am
Gov. Walker. Requests FEMA conduct a damage assessment in southeastern Wisconsin.

Budget

2:50pm
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Letter to the Legislature supporting the elimination of energy efficiency exemptions.
12:10pm
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. Letter to Sens. Fitzgerald and Darling regarding enumeration of the I-94 East-West corridor project.

4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. School districts would pay for large share of vouchers under plan, fiscal bureau says.

State Agencies

2:53pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. H.H. Bennett Studio holds photo contest to celebrate "Wisconsin's Best" outdoor scenery.
12:29pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
12:06pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Madeline Island Museum to host Ojibwe Artist Residency Makizinikewin (Moccasin) workshops.
11:52am
DNR. Bobcat harvest quota to increase for the 2017-18 season
5:06am
Ready Wisconsin. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 14, July 25.

5:02am
Racine Journal Times. Acquisitions resume as GOP splits over truthfulness of 'land grab' claim.
4:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Democrats urge the state to reject any data request from Trump voter fraud panel.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel announces jump in forfeitures in first half of 2017.

Economy/Business

5:00pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on Foxconn campus in Wisconsin.
4:47pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement regarding Foxconn selecting Wisconsin to construct its new facility.
4:44pm
Rep. Macco. Foxconn announcement will benefit northeast Wisconsin.
4:42pm
UW System President Cross. Statement regarding Foxconn Technology Group announcement.
4:41pm
One Wisconsin Now. Is Wisconsin getting conned with Trump, Walker Foxconn deal?
4:39pm
Wachs for Assembly. Statement on Foxconn decision.
4:30pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Statement on the Foxconn announcement.
4:26pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on Foxconn announcement.
4:25pm
WMC. CEO: Foxconn is validation of pro-growth reforms.
4:19pm
Sen. Hansen. Go slow on Foxconn.
4:16pm
Gov. Walker. Global high-tech manufacturer Foxconn announces $10 billion investment, will create 13,000 jobs in new Wisconsin campus.
4:14pm
NAIOP Wisconsin. Statement on the announcement that Foxconn will construct a plant in Wisconsin.
4:08pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Foxconn locating in Wisconsin.
4:05pm
WEDC. Foxconn in Wisconsin - facts and figures.
3:27pm
DPW. Statement on Foxconn announcement.
1:28pm
Sen. Shilling. Cautious on Foxconn announcement.
12:40pm
Rep. Anderson. Foxconn should be paying Wisconsin to access the greatest workforce on earth.

4:13pm
Wall Street Journal. Apple supplier Foxconn to build $10 billion factory in U.S. 
4:09pm
Wisconsin State Journal. White House: Foxconn to build $10B plant employing thousands.
4:03pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn announces $10 billion investment in Wisconsin and up to 13,000 jobs.
3:00pm
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin Democrats cautious amid news of Foxconn plant.
1:28pm
Appleton Post-Crescent. Foxconn banned from selling its computers in Wisconsin.
12:20pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Amazon has 50,000 job openings nationally.
11:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Invitation: Donald Trump to announce Foxconn plant in Wisconsin.
11:46am
Washington Post. Foxconn to announce new factory in Wisconsin in much-needed win for Trump and Scott Walker. 
10:24am
Bloomberg. Trump to announce Apple supplier Foxconn opening Wisconsin plant.
9:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker: 'Major' jobs announcement for Wisconsin at White House today.
9:24am
CNBC. White House to announce Apple-supplier Foxconn manufacturing plant in Wisconsin on Wednesday.
8:42am
Crain's Detroit Business. Foxconn expected to announce Wisconsin plant today; Michigan still in talks.
4:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. Foxconn could be 'game-changer' for Wisconsin, Dane County but questions center on workforce, cost to taxpayers.
4:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Foxconn deal could include $1 billion to $3 billion in taxpayer-backed incentives.
4:30am
WTMJ. Federal and local politicians tight-lipped about Foxconn rumors.
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn's needs for water underscore an economic advantage for southeastern Wisconsin.
4:22am
Cap Times. In June, Wisconsin won private-sector jobs, lost government jobs, preliminary estimates show.
4:17am
WISN. President Trump expected to address Foxconn & Wisconsin on Wednesday.

Statewide

3:52pm
Focus on Energy. Alliance Laundry Systems receives energy efficiency award.

4:19am
USA Today. Contaminants in water are legal but still pose big health risks, environmental group says.

Courts

11:43am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts 10 new cases.

12:21pm
Reuters. Apple ordered to pay $506 million to university in patent dispute.

Education

2:52pm
MPS. Students star in first-ever MPS Summer Musical, Hairspray Jr. 
12:08pm
AFT Local 212. MATC Faculty Union raises $16,729 for students.

Local

2:48pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Seeks greater reach for Milwaukee's City Channel.
11:53am
MCTS. Willkommen an bord/Welcome on board to German Fest.
9:26am
Newaukee. Seventh Annual Urban Island Beach Party.
5:04am
Arch Electric. Plymouth, WI solar company announces historic solar project for School Sisters of St. Francis.

4:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Chief Edward Flynn defends immigration policy changes.

Congress

3:53pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces health care amendment to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions.
2:51pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports easing regulations on "Earn-and-Learn" programs.
12:12pm
DPW. Statement on President Trump's policy banning transgender patriots from serving in the U.S. military.
12:11pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Secures funding in 2018 budget to implement the Jason Simcakoski PROMISE Act.
11:51am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. PROs introduce Incomplete Music Database to combat bill.
9:56am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Trump banning transgender Americans from serving in the military.
9:39am
Reps. Spreitzer, Zamarripa. Statement on Trump military ban.
5:07am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. IN BCRA debate, Wisconsin must preserve coverage, demand fairness.

9:46am
Bloomberg. Senate sets up health votes for chaotic Obamacare debate.
8:54am
Reuters. Trump: no transgender people will serve in U.S. military - Twitter.
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson casts key vote as Senate agrees to take up Obamacare repeal legislation.
4:25am
Cap Times. 'People are suffering so much': Madison housing activists say Trump's cuts would be devastating.
4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson: Vote to debate Obamacare repeal will 'keep the process going.'
4:20am
Bloomberg. Senate health-care debate opens with rejection of McConnell plan.
4:18am
Cap Times. Ron Johnson: I'd vote for Obamacare repeal 'in a heartbeat' if followed by 'full replacement.'

Politics

3:22pm
Club for Growth PAC. Welcomes Kevin Nicholson's candidacy for U.S. Senate.
12:07pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker accepted $1 of every $3 in campaign contributions from outside Wisconsin.
10:17am
DPW. Political opportunist Kevin Nicholson's out-of-state billionaire funded candidacy.
7:27am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Launches campaign for U.S. Senate.
5:08am
RPW. Senator Tammy Baldwin rooting for Republican reforms to fail while calling for bipartisanship.
5:08am
DPW. Potential GOP Senate candidates "back effort" to raise Wisconsinites' health care costs.

1:26pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marine veterans Kevin Nicholson launches GOP Wisconsin Senate bid against Tammy Baldwin.
9:41am
WUWM. Rivals eye House Speaker Paul Ryan's Janesville seat.
8:49am
Beloit Daily News. Former Marine, Democrat launches GOP Wisconsin Senate bid.
8:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans considering run against Tammy Baldwin back effort to reverse Obamacare.
4:16am
WXOW. Possible gubernatorial candidate Mike McCabe stops in La Crosse.

Tuesday July 25, 2017

Budget

2:14pm
Sens. Bewley, Erpenbach; Reps. Pope, Hintz. Property taxpayer costs triple under GOP voucher plan. LFB Memo.
1:11pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Letter to Joint Finance co-chairs on DVA budget.

12:52pm
WKOW. Sen. Scott Fitzgerald talks Foxconn, budget on Capital City Sunday.
11:26am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. $8.5M reasons Wisconsin GOP wants to expand school vouchers.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers want to expand voucher eligibility, but disagree on how much.

Legislative

12:53pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Broad support shown for the DOT reform bill.
11:27am
Speaker's Task Force on Foster Care. To hold first hearing.

5:10am
WISC. GOP bill could mean $200 charge for electric vehicle owners.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers seek to tweak proposed constitutional amendment for victims' rights.

State Agencies

3:58pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:57pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Nearly $22 million for community projects.
2:56pm
AG Schimel. Announces Environmental Protection Unit enforcement results.
1:18pm
DHS. Dementia capable Wisconsin: Awards Dementia Crisis Innovation Grants to seven Wisconsin counties.
5:24am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 13 - July 24.

4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. DATCP joins the ranks of Wisconsin departments being mimicked by scammers.
4:43am
USA Today. After investors build $1 million dam, Wisconsin says it owns lake.

Economy/Business

10:48am
TDS. To protect your privacy, advises you to check your social media settings.

1:33pm
WTMJ. Milwaukee Business Journal report: Foxconn expected to build in Racine Co. upon completion of deal.
1:13pm
WTMJ. Exclusive: Foxconn to make two-stage Wisconsin announcement, but hoops still to jump through.
12:50pm
Beloit Daily News. Concerns increase in Wisconsin over deal for Foxconn plant.
4:49am
Bloomberg. Politics drive Foxconn's U.S. manufacturing aspirations.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn nearing decision to invest in Wisconsin.
4:41am
WISC. Report: Foxconn deal to come in Milwaukee Thursday.

Environment/Outdoors

4:42am
Madison.com. Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fawns collared as part of 5-year CWD study.

Statewide

2:02pm
Flight for Life. Welcomes new executive director.

Courts

5:44am
Governing. The unexpected reason panhandling bans are being struck down across the country.

Education

3:57pm
UW-Madison. Cronon honored by British Academy.
12:42pm
UW-Madison. Lancaster ag station celebrates half-century study of crop rotation.
11:20am
UW Health. Andrew Baschnagel wins UW Carbone award for lung cancer study.
10:02am
Marquette University. Marquette English professor receives Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities.

10:55am
Reuters. Student loan borrowers, herded into default, face a relentless collector: the U.S. 

Local

12:41pm
Aging 2.0 Madison. To launch at Forward Fest Silvertech Conference.

11:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. $15 million in flood damage to public infrastructure in southern Wisconsin.
10:50am
WUWM. Millwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn and Fire and Police Commission remain at odds.
5:11am
WBAY. Highways so dangerous, officers would "rather respond to gun calls."
5:09am
WXOW. More than $7M in flood damage; $1.4M in Monroe County.

Congress

4:13pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Applauds U.S. Senate vote to advance effort to repeal Obamacare.
3:56pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Senate moves to imperil health care for millions.
3:55pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Sue and settle process undermines our form of government.
3:17pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Statement on today's U.S. Senate vote on motion to proceed to begin debate on repeal of ACA.
3:15pm
DPW. Senator Ron Johnson claims he doesn't "have a clue what we're going to be voting on," casts key vote anyway.
2:15pm
One Wisconsin Now. Statement on Ron Johnson vote.
2:01pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Votes for bill to keep our promises to Wisconsin veterans.

2:55pm
Space News. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner: Federal agencies must modernize to be competitive and effective.
2:16pm
USA Today. Senate Republicans clear key hurdle on Obamacare repeal, but the hard part is still ahead.
1:35pm
The Hill. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner. Expansion of federal forfeiture threatens property rights.
10:53am
The Hill. Senate GOP floats scaled-down healthcare bill.
4:47am
The Hill. Unhappy senators complain about healthcare process.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan backs Robert Mueller in interview and talks up tax reform at MillerCoors.
4:39am
Marshfield News-Herald. With return of McCain, Senate Obamacare repeal efforts get a boost.

Politics

4:45pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Will Glenn Grothman commit to overrride of sanctions veto?
8:33am
Bryce for 1st Congress. SEIU endorses.

Monday July 24, 2017

Governor

5:40am
Gov. Walker. Declares a State of Emergency for 17 Wisconsin counties.

5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. State of emergency declared in 17 western and southwestern waterlogged Wisconsin counties.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Governor tours flood-damaged Cassville.

Budget

4:28pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Flood protection effort garners support from governor, key leigislative leaders.
3:51pm
Speaker Vos, Rep. Nygren. Statement on budget motion. Gov. Walker letter.
1:00pm
Various Organizations. Transportation needs of Wisconsin's aging and disability communities.

3:54pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Steineke disappointed with Senate's response to Walker's $200M transportation deal.
3:52pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senator warns I-94 east-west project could be in danger if Wisconsin doesn't end budget stalemate.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Latest state budget plan increases money for schools, but local taxpayers share costs.
4:46am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville Interstate work to start despite budget impasse.
4:45am
La Crosse Tribune. Hiring at Onalaska school district waiting on state budget.

Legislative

11:47am
DATCP. West Nile Virus found in Central Wisconsin horse.

5:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Sen. Roth looks to revive dormant gas pipeline linking Green Bay to Indiana.
5:06am
Beloit Daily News. State, federal reps support Beloit casino plan.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republicans, Democrats fight cuts to programs that help homeless veterans.
4:53am
La Crosse Tribune. Adam Jarchow and Tom Tiffany: Bill would protect property rights.

State Agencies

2:47pm
DATCP. Consumer Protection Hotline subjected to 'spoofing.'
10:36am
One Wisconsin Now. Twenty states attorneys general respond to Trump administration proposal to weaken federal rules on responses to campuse, sexual assaults...but not Brad Schimel.
10:15am
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Wisconsin students lose millions when BCPL buys land.
9:45am
State Public Defender. Wisconsin's latest export: Public defender expertise.
8:44am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter, August 2017.
5:35am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 12 - July 23.

4:47am
Beloit Daily News. Agency's reluctance on records worries openness advocates.

Economy/Business

8:50am
MarketWatch. Apple supplier Foxconn nearing decision about producing display panels in Wisconsin.
4:48am
U.S. News & World Report. U.S. states vie for big Foxconn display panel factory.
4:44am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Craft beer boom continues amid increasing competition.

Environment/Outdoors

5:18am
Duluth News Tribune. Record number of hunting dogs killed by wolves in 2016.

Statewide

2:48pm
Alliant Energy. Flooding in your area? Say safe.

Courts

4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democrats' short-lived 2012 recall victory led to key evidence in partisan gerrymandering case.

Education

10:39am
UW-Madison. Taking the genomic reolution to corn fields to improve crops.
5:39am
UW-Rock County. Full and partial scholarships available for youth camps.

Local

4:37pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Child's shooting death a loss to the entire community.
4:22pm
Various Organizations. Letter to Sens. Baldwin and Johnson regarding Better Care and Reconciliation Act.
3:07pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Correctional officer arrested for DUI.
1:20pm
Newaukee. And Brightstar Wisconsin Foundation, WEDC announce $2,000 pitch award event winner.
12:58pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Door County pushes amendment to overturn Citizens United.
11:46am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Eliminating community prosecutors very, very bad for Milwaukee.
8:43am
Public Policy Forum. Milwaukee's revenue mix is unique when compared to peers.
5:37am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 5 arrests.

5:08am
Cap Times. City gives nod to UW-Madison campus master plan, expedited review process.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Washington County asks neighbors to consolidate services or merge.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Report: Milwaukee only city of its size limited to property taxes as sole local tax.

Congress

4:16pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Announces La Crosse Airport awarded $540,000 Federal Aviation Administration grant.

5:32am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Restore funding to help homelss veterans.
5:04am
WSAW. Family of Jason Simcakoski: "We've seen a lot of changes."
5:03am
WSAW. Wis. senator co-sponsors bill aimed to give tribes access to Amber Alerts.
5:01am
NBC News. New bill seeks to mandate LGBTQ inclusion in federal surveys.
4:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson becomes surprise spoiler in Senate health care debate.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson optimistic that Senate Republicans can pass health care reform before August recess.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Sen. Johnson shows some needed independence.

Federal Agencies

10:35am
Cornucopia Institute. Organic industry watchdog lobbies for stricter regulations governing imports.

Politics

3:56pm
Janesville Gazette. Hovde says no decision, despite move to end committee.
9:26am
Fox 11. Fox 11 investigates GOP targeting Sen. Baldwin's seat.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers files paperwork to run for Wisconsin governor but remains noncommittal.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke won't run for Senate and calls group trying to draft him a 'scam PAC.'

Friday July 21, 2017

Governor

4:44pm
Gov. Walker. Declares a state of emergency for 17 Wisconsin counties.
5:15am
Gov. Walker. And Jim Lovell: Wisconsin remembers Apollo era, looks to future of space exploration.

9:00am
Racine Journal Times. Governor lauds public assistance fraud prevention in Racine County.

Budget

5:16am
Rep. Shankland. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: "Democrats Want Solutions, Not Inaction."

3:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marcus Center pending ownership change would be dropped under state budget proposal.
3:25pm
Cap Times. Deal or no deal? Wisconsin Republicans continue budget dispute on talk radio.
12:34pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget saga continues: Assembly, Senate leaders still divided.
11:36am
Fox 11. The Latest: Fitzgerald says Republicans 'close' on budget.
4:52am
Cap Times. Scott Fitzgerald: 'No deal' on Wisconsin budget in state Senate.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker makes offer to break budget impasse, but no deal yet.
4:45am
Fox 11. Gov. Walker expresses optimism over new transportation plan.

Legislative

10:42am
Various Legislators. Letter to U.S. DVA regarding Homeless Providers Grant funding.
9:41am
Sen. Shilling. Column: GOP health care repeal still cruel.
9:05am
Rep. Hebl. Circulates constitutional amendment to give Wisconsin citizens a direct voice.

11:37am
Janesville Gazette. Lawmakers demand USDVA reconsider homeless vet funding.
5:43am
Governing. Sessions' new order lets police circumvent state laws on civil asset forfeiture.
5:09am
WJFW. Tiffany pledges to protect property rights with new set of bills.
4:48am
WSAU. Rep. Shankland requests veterans funding.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin cottage case prompts bill to let property owners use and sell substandard lots.

State Agencies

3:21pm
AG Schimel. Continues 72-county tour to discuss public safety in Sauk County.
2:20pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, July 24-30.
11:24am
DNR. Storm damage, flooding closes trails at state park properties across southern and western Wisconsin.
11:23am
DSPS. Meetings, week of July 24.
10:40am
AG Schimel. Reports end-of-term results for the Office of the Solicitor General.
9:42am
DCF. Wisconsin counties receive award for child care performance.
9:42am
OCI. Bulletin, July 21, 2017, revised prima facie credit life and credit accident and sickness insurance rates.
5:19am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
5:17am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 9 - July 20, 2017.

4:45am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel to retire in August.

Economy/Business

11:34am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Senate leader wants bipartisan Foxconn deal.
5:08am
WISC. Walker downplays talk of Foxconn deal.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As U.S. manufacturing jobs, industry profits rise.
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin unemployment rate of 3.1% matches low levels in dot-com boom. U.S. News & World Report.
4:40am
Columbus Dispatch. Wisconsin works on incentives to lure Foxconn, but company plane has been in Columbus, too.

Statewide

3:29pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin faces critical shortage of care workers for disabled and elderly.
4:53am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Uninsured and unlicensed drivers abound in Wisconsin, but speeding is No. 1 conviction.

Courts

3:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Court of Appeals rules for Madison in billboard case.
4:51am
Hollywood Reporter. Judge rules Milwaukee flouted U.S. Constitution in response to 'Pokemon Go' craze. Opinion and Order.

Education

4:10pm
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Wins national award for student success.
3:20pm
UW-Madison. Helps create the largest neutrino detectors in the world.
11:39am
UW-Madison. UW Aboretum workshop tracks endangered bees with photos.
5:18am
UW System, UW-Extension. Use new mobile app to see which UW schools are right for you.

Local

3:22pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Statement on Washington County's shared services proposal.
2:37pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Henry Vilas Zoo is sad to announce the passing of Cyber the amur tiger.
2:23pm
Port of Green Bay. Receives two national communications awards from American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA).
5:13am
Washington County Executive Committee. Letter to surrounding county executives regarding Local Government Institute of Wisconsin's Future Regions Initiative.
5:11am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. A letter to the Fire and Police Commission.

5:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn hires attorney Franklyn Gimbel to represent him over pursuit policy order.
5:09am
CBS 58. Police Chief Ed Flynn accuses Fire and Police Commission of meeting in secret about pursuit policy.
4:54am
Appleton Post-Crescent. In Wisconsin's strongest anti-prostitution city, men are now equally blamed.

Congress

9:22am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps reverse deep budget cuts to rural development.

9:02am
Morning Consult. Jim Sensenbrenner: Transparency in music licensing helps small business.
4:49am
Racine Journal Times. Ryan questions cut to homeless veterans program.
4:44am
Reuters. Ryan says U.S. tax reform consensus nears, does not mention border tax.

Politics

2:40pm
RPW. Tax-and-spend Liberal Tony Evers officially readies campaign for governor.
11:43am
DPW. Kevin Nicholson silent as Republicans raided funding for King.
11:26am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker defense of taking donation from marijuana industry advocates while calling for more drug testing: $25,000 check too small to influence him.
9:21am
Democratic Governors Association. Amidst stalled budget negotiations, Governor Walker takes time to play Iowa politics.

1:03pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State Superintendent Tony Evers files to run for governor.
12:37pm
Cap Times. Here's how much money Wisconsin's 2018 gubernatorial candidates have raised this year.

Thursday July 20, 2017

Governor

1:51pm
Gov. Walker. Fraud prevention efforts reach record-high savings for taxpayers.
10:57am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Fighting Fraud in Wisconsin.

4:48am
Beloit Daily News. Walker signs bill requiring voucher school background checks.

Budget

3:01pm
Sen. Shilling. GOP proposes school cuts, transportation debt to finance tax breaks for the wealthy. LFB Memo.
1:43pm
DPW. What they're saying: Senate Republicans' full flip-flop on swiping the state credit card.
1:40pm
Rep. Nygren. Letter to Sen. Darling regarding resuming Joint Finance Committee process.
1:25pm
Speaker Vos. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding the state budget.
10:40am
Sen. Carpenter. Save our SeniorCare!
10:39am
Kids Forward. Senate budget proposal fails to include Governor Walker's tax cut for low-income working parents.

3:53pm
Cap Times. New offer from Gov. Walker could pave way toward transportation budget deal.
3:34pm
Wisconsin Radio Network. Possible budget compromise would eliminate new bonding for road projects.
2:16pm
WKOW. Wisconsin Senate leader says Foxconn incentives aren't being negotiated in state budget deal.
2:12pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget breakthrough? Assembly Republicans accept Scott Walker's offer for roads.
1:53pm
WISC. Assembly Republicans accept Walker budget offer.
1:33pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Landing Foxconn in Wisconsin could take hundreds of millions in incentives.
12:15pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers working on incentives for Foxconn.
12:00pm
AP. Nygren says Assembly could go along with new budget deal.
11:18am
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: Nygren says Foxconn incentives part of deal.
11:16am
NBC 15. Nygren says Assembly could go along with new budget deal.
10:05am
Janesville Gazette. Senator: Foxconn deal with Wisconsin could come soon.
5:10am
WBAY. Lawmakers work with town of Pound leaders to stop sex offender placement.
4:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Don't splurge on private-school vouchers.
4:53am
Bloomberg. Americans say they back higher gas tax to fix crumbling roads.
4:51am
Cap Times. Paul Soglin: State budget delay challenging for Madison's budget planning.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin transportation budget still stalled over borrowing.
4:45am
WEAU. State budget now 19 days past deadline.

Legislative

2:40pm
Wisconsin Counties Association, Wisconsin Towns Association, League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Local governments respond to removal of community-based decision making.
2:38pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Backs Homeowners Bill of Rights.
1:45pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Rep. Brostoff, Sen. Johnson beg special interests to defeat legislation.
1:31pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Letter to DVA Sec. Zimmerman regarding 13.10 request.
11:15am
Rep. Shankland. Introduces proposal to fund CWD research and management.
10:06am
Rep. Jarchow, Sen. Tiffany. Legislators introduce two more bills in Homeowners' Bill of Rights.
10:03am
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours in Friday.
9:27am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. Homeowners' bill of rights would be big victory for property rights.
9:26am
NAIOP. Property rights legislation introduced.

11:27am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin GOP moves to relax property regulations.

State Agencies

4:56pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on the retirement of Secretary Brancel.
4:16pm
Rep. Ripp. Applauds DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel's public service career to the State of Wisconsin.
3:03pm
Rep. Ballweg. Statement on the retirement of DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel.
3:03pm
DNR Sec. Stepp. Statement on the retirement of DATCP Sec. Ben Brancel.
1:48pm
Wisconsin American Legion. State commander: 'Terminating Wisconsin homeless veterans housing program unacceptable.'
1:39pm
Gov. Walker. Statement on the retirement of DATCP Secretary Brancel.
1:34pm
DATCP. Letter from the Secretary: Brancel to retire in August.
5:30am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 8 - July 19, 2017.

4:17pm
Beloit Daily News. Federal cuts force WDVA to stop housing homeless vets.
2:18pm
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin agriculture secretary to retire next month.
5:28am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin DNR to review wetland permit for Monroe County frac facility.
4:54am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. State refused to produce child-separation data, even after counties did.
4:47am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State launches site to connect students with internships.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DOJ to hire new drug agents, open crime lab for opioid testing.
4:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin DOJ to publish list of open record requestors.

Economy/Business

12:30pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin's unemployment rate unchanged at 3.1% in June, maintains lowest level since October 1999.

4:57am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Black Bear Bottling to close in September, eliminating 76 jobs.
4:56am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Cray reveals layoffs; local effect not yet known.
4:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Kwik Trip moving into Madison with acquisition of PDQ stores.

Statewide

3:38pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Wisconsin Rural Critical Access Hospitals best in nation in quality.
1:47pm
WDA Foundation. Awards more than $50,500 to 19 dental health programs.

Courts

6:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Federal lawsuit challenges Wisconsin hunter harassment law.

Education

4:20pm
UW-Platteville. Sappleton earns Woman of Color for 2017 award.
4:19pm
UW-Platteville. Golf outing raises more than $10,000 for music scholarships.
4:18pm
UW-Platteville. Engineering camp brings youth to classrooms.
11:15am
UW-Madison. Madison Common Council approves UW Campus Master Plan.
5:32am
UW-Stout. Social science student helps unearth history at English castle.

4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New Wisconsin K-12 standards intended to spur interest in computer science careers.

Local

4:57pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Endorsed by local elected officials to lead regional workforce efforts.
2:58pm
JNJ Craftworks. Children's Business Fair - Verona.
11:29am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, Safe Communities Coalition team to expand early intervention program for heroin, opiate overdose emergencies.
11:04am
ERAs Senior Network. Receives grant to support Find-a-Ride Network.

12:35pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Massive development eyed for Hill Farms property on Madison's West Side.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State extends Waukesha deadline to fully comply with radium standards for drinking water.
4:49am
Fox 6. "Ridiculous:" Carjacking of elderly woman happened just after wanted suspect released.

Congress

1:54pm
Republican Party of Dane County. Reaffirms support of Trump agenda.
1:44pm
Wisconsin Budget Project. Trump tax plan primarily benefits the richest Americans.
1:42pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces the Transparency in Music Lisensing Ownership Act.
12:02pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces legislation to help fill increasing nursing vacancies.
11:06am
One Wisconsin Institute. Nomination of John K. Bush to federal court moves toward vote in U.S. Senate.
10:59am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. To appropriators: Defund anti-American area studies programs in Higher Education Act.
4:52am
CBO. H.R. 1628, Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act of 2017.

4:55am
Stevens Point Journal. CBO: Senate Republican Obamacare repeal plan would increase uninsured by 32 million in 2026.
4:52am
Reuters. House panel approves budget measure that advances tax reform.
4:45am
NBC 15. For Wisconsin Amtrak stations, 2017 could be the last stop.
4:43am
Daily Reporter. GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections lifted.
4:40am
WTMJ. Wisconsin lawmakers support Sen. John McCain after cancer announcement.
4:39am
Fox 11. Connect to Congress: Ron Johnson on health care.

Politics

12:11pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. State superintendent's race cost $1 million.
11:40am
DPW. 'DC Leah's "Rocky Mountain High" rolling.
11:30am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Blasts Speaker Ryan for inaction on homeless veterans.
6:51am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Schimel should return predatory lender donation.

Wednesday July 19, 2017

Governor

2:43pm
Gov. Walker. Signs Senate Bill 293 into law.
12:33pm
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker absent as bipartisan coalition of governors call for common sense in health care debate.
11:16am
Gov. Walker. Commends WHEFA for their important role in financings for non-profits in Wisconsin.

Budget

2:40pm
Association of Wisconsin Surgery Centers. Applaud Senate Republicans for action on ASC assessment in budget proposal.
5:06am
Sen. Taylor. To GOP "Get it Together!"

3:01pm
Janesville Gazette. Senate Republicans who once hated borrowing now embrace it.
1:23pm
Wisconsin State Journal. With borrowing-heavy road budget, state Senate GOP does stark turnaround.
1:19pm
NBC 15. Vos says budget talks continuing.
12:31pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate Republicans in Wisconsin reverse course and break out credit card for roads.
12:29pm
La Crosse Tribune. Charter, virtual schools could expand statewide under Senate GOP budget.
11:59am
WUWM. Senate Republicans put forth budget and call upon Assembly members to make next move.
5:02am
WJFW. Walker on state budget: 'We're a lot closer than we think.'

Legislative

3:02pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Backs bill to protect Fourth Amendment in Wisconsin.
11:35am
Sen. Testin. Maj. General Dunbar and staff to address Sen. Testin's committee.
11:33am
Rep. Kremer. Column: Big government's continued war on the working class.
9:25am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Talk is all health care at the art fair.

2:59pm
ABC News. Bill would restrict Wisconsin wardens on private property.
8:48am
WKOW. Bill would prohibit agreement that allows UW doctors to perform abortions for Planned Parenthood.
5:01am
WISC. Controversial bill blocking abortion training at UW brings heated debate.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Medical groups: Wisconsin abortion bill would jeopardize doctor training.

State Agencies

4:33pm
DOT. High winds, precipitation could endanger travel conditions.
1:29pm
AG Schimel. Reports Office of Open Government performance.
12:53pm
DOJ. Top Cops in Washington County fulfill a young boy's wish.
9:45am
WEDC. $64 million Mills Fleet Farm expansion in Chippewa Falls receives WEDC support.
9:23am
DOJ. More than 1,000 suspected sexual predators arrested during Operation Broken Heart.
5:14am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 7 - July 18, 2017.
5:07am
DNR. Weekly news.

10:05am
Cap Times. Wisconsin DOJ now publishing information about open records requests online.

Economy/Business

8:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Kwik Trip acquires PDQ; could add 1,000 jobs.
5:00am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Harley-Davidson is eliminating 180 jobs after earnings falls from weaker U.S. sales.

Statewide

4:21pm
Badger Air Community Council. Mike Moore elected to board.
11:57am
Wisconsin Fair Housing Network. Statewide Fair Housing Awards presented.
11:32am
Marshfield Clinic. Dr. Amit Acharya named executive director of Marshfield Clinic Research Institute.
11:15am
Kiio. And DoD to collaborate on musculoskeletal disease treatment project.
9:49am
Focus on Energy. Recharging rural Wisconsin.

Courts

4:52am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Counterclaims against UW-Oshkosh Foundation dismissed from lawsuit.

Education

4:19pm
UW-Stout. LAKES students to present research in Menomonie, Chetek.
3:07pm
UW-Madison. UW center plays key role in finding Zika-transmitting mosquito in state.
1:07pm
Marquette University. Assistant dean of undergraduate admissions receives Way Klingler Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award.
11:55am
UW-Madison. In words and glass, collaboration unlocks birth of modern chemistry.
11:38am
UW-Whitewater. Provides financial planning assistance for veterans & family members. Flyer.
5:10am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. To hold annual conference in Lake Mills.

9:12am
Cap Times. Not adding up: Madison's diverse student body is not matched by its teachers.

Local

4:58am
Marshfield News-Herald. West Nile virus found in Wood, Adams counties.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Aldermen propose hiring outside attorney to force Milwaukee police to release federal report.
4:54am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit Ho-Chunk casino proposal gets a boost.

Congress

2:52pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls for investing money the government makes from student loans into the Pell Grant Program. Letter.
2:42pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. After White House's opioid commission misses self-imposed deadline for second time, Baldwin and Senate Democrats call on Trump administration to stop stalling and take real immediate action to address opioid epidemic.
11:44am
One Wisconsin Institute. Statements on first meeting of Trump voter suppression committee.
5:07am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports flexibility of ozone regulations.
5:02am
DPW. Statement on Senate health care developments.

12:45pm
Reuters. U.S. Supreme Court partly rejects Trump on travel ban.
9:13am
WEAU. Simcakoski bill gets full funding to combat opioid overprescribing.
9:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin letter carrier to testify Wednesday on political campaigning by postal workers.

Politics

3:30pm
DPW. Rep. Katrina Shankland & WI veteran Keith Howard-Streicher: "Wisconsin's veterans deserve better than Kevin Nicholson."
10:53am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. 10 Wisconsin donors give outside electioneering group $1M+
5:05am
RPW. What they're saying: Holds Democrat recruits for governor accountable.
5:04am
RPW. Senator Tammy Baldwin defending the Obamacare mess she helped create.

10:52am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin Republican Party outraises Democrats.
10:48am
Janesville Gazette. Walker fundraises off of opponent's Act 10 promises.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Schimel reports nearly $400K on hand for AG re-election bid.
4:53am
The Hill. Dem challenging Ryan mocks GOP for sending trackers: I hope they get healthcare.

Tuesday July 18, 2017

Governor

10:39am
Gov. Walker. Joins Charter Communications in promoting broadband access during Spectrum Internet Assist Day.
10:02am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker on drugs.

1:28pm
WBAY. Gov. promotes high-speed internet service for needy families and seniors.
1:23pm
Cap Times. Republican governors accepted funds from pro-pot group as Scott Walker pushed drug testing.
1:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats say Gov. Scott Walker accepted donation from marijuana trade group.
4:38am
WBAY. New H.O.P.E. laws create recovery charter school, more rural addiction centers.
4:30am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Gov. Scott Walker signs bills targeting opiate abuse, addiction.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker signs 11 bill to fight opioids in state-wide tour.
4:20am
La Crosse Tribune. Onalaska among stops as Walker signs Wisconsin opioid legislation.

Budget

4:51pm
Wisconsin Paper Council. Applauds effort to eliminate personal property tax.
4:11pm
Speaker Vos, Reps. Steineke, Nygren. Statement on Senate GOP budget proposal.
3:40pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on Senate GOP budget plan.
3:36pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Hails Senate budget plan.
2:07pm
Sen. Darling. Senate budget plan cuts taxes, funds education, keeps mega projects on track.
1:57pm
LFB. Comparative summary of 2017-19 budget provisions. 
1:47pm
Sen. Stroebel. State Senate submits budget proposal to Assembly.
1:43pm
DPW. Statement on Senate Republicans' state budget proposal.
1:36pm
Wisconsin Federation for Children, School Choice Wisconsin. Wisconsin school choice coalition urges eligibility expansion.
1:10pm
Sen. Nass. Senate Republicans offer budget proposals.
1:09pm
Transportation Development Association. Voters want long-term funding solution on transportation, reject increased borrowing.
12:56pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Letter to Speaker Vos regarding Wisconsin State Budget. Senate proposal. Budget comparisons.
12:24pm
Sen. Lasee. Statement on release of Senate Republican budget proposal.
12:23pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Reaction to Senate Republican budget announcement.
12:10pm
Sen. Vukmir. Supports Senate GOP budget.
12:03pm
Sen. Shilling. Debt. Debt. And more Debt.
10:36am
DPW. What you won't find in the Senate Republican budget proposal.

3:38pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Walker applauds new Senate budget.
2:53pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate Republicans go it alone with new budget proposal.
2:43pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fitzgerald unveils Senate GOP budget plan.
1:38pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State Senate Republicans unveil budget plan, unclear if it will resolve standoff.
1:18pm
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: Senate budget calls for $712M in road borrowing.
1:16pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Critics: $1 billion to expand I-94 East-West Corridor is still a bad idea.
1:08pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate Republicans' plan would borrow for Wisconsin roads and eliminate a business tax.
8:56am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Rep. Hintz: Budget falls short of challenges facing Wisconsin.
5:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate Republicans to introduce budget proposal to break impasse.
4:36am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate Republicans to introduce own state budget.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker downplays GOP budget impasse. Fox 6.
4:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democrats urge DOC to seek funds for youth prison amid budget impasse.

Legislative

3:33pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Testimony in opposition to AB 206/SB 154.
12:11pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Republican bill clamps down on DOT, appeases special interests.

2:44pm
Racine Journal Times. Wirch blasts cuts to homeless veterans program.
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State lawmakers visit homeless facility in Milwaukee.
4:22am
Wisconsin Dells Events. Dells brewmaster says liquor distribution changes could harm craft industry.

State Agencies

1:42pm
DOT. Governor Walker announces over $132 million in payments to local governments.
1:20pm
DWD. WisConnect internship website links Wisconsin employers with college students, grows tomorrow's talent.
10:37am
WEDC. Snyder's-Lance plans $7.8 million expansion of Baptista's Bakery in Franklin.
8:48am
AG Schimel. Provides resounce to protect law enforcement from accidental fentanyl exposure.
5:31am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 6 - July 17, 2017.

3:44pm
Daily Reporter. State sends out $132M for road work.
1:40pm
WKOW. DOJ takes steps to protect local officers from fentanyl exposure.
8:49am
Racine Journal Times. Federal cut forces scramble to help homeless veterans.
6:01am
WISC. 17-year-old commits suicide in group home after assault at DOC halfway house.

Economy/Business

9:00am
Tweet/Garot. Plans new manufacturing facility.

1:25pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Harley-Davidson announcing job cuts after sales continue to drop.
4:27am
WKOW. Potential Foxconn supply chain could mean good thing for local businesses.
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett pledges to recruit workers for possible Foxconn plant.

Environment/Outdoors

4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Mosquito capable of carrying Zika found in Wisconsin.

Statewide

5:32am
PDPW. August events offer on-farm training for farmers and community leaders.

Courts

4:25am
Courthouse News Service. Filmmaker blasts Wisconsin hunting protections as unconstitutional.

Education

3:43pm
UW-Stout. University photographer, book receive national recognition.

5:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Energy jolt: UW-Madison to get funding for bioenergy center.
5:15am
Racine Journal Times. New grant will shift focus of UW-Madison alternative fuel research center away from ethanol.

Local

3:04pm
City of Milwaukee Clerk Owczarski. City Channel equipment issue will impact U-Verse customers.
12:22pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Join the Fair Maps movement!

5:17am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Green Bay wheel tax proposal gets another go-around.

Congress

2:47pm
The Hill. Sen. Johnson won't say if he has faith in McConnell as leader.
1:34pm
Bloomberg. McConnell's new Obamacare repeal lacks GOP votes to pass.
4:19am
The Hill. New GOP health bill lacks the votes to pass.

Politics

3:42pm
DPW. New Video: DNC, DPW, Baldwin for Senate highlight impact of Republican repeal efforts.
2:19pm
DPW. As budget fight intensifies, Rep. Kooyenga snubbed, D.C. Leah leads Koch brothers fight to cut wages for workers from Colorado.
10:03am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Governor Walker signs bipartisan H.O.P.E. reforms to help address Wisconsin's opioid epidemic.

4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. McCabe formally exploring run for governor as Democrat.

Monday July 17, 2017

Governor

5:03pm
Gov. Walker. H.O.P.E. for Wisconsin: Signs four special session bills into law at Onalaska Police Department.
4:07pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Praises signing of special session HOPE Agenda bills.
3:38pm
Sen. Darling. Governor signs recovery high school bill.
1:40pm
Gov. Walker. H.O.P.E. for Wisconsin: Signs three special session bills into law at DC Everest Senior High School.
10:35am
Gov. Walker. H.O.P.E. for Wisconsin: Signs four special session bills into law at Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

12:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker signs bills fighting spread of opiates.

Budget

4:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: State Senate can't have it both ways in budget standoff.

Legislative

4:27pm
Midwestern Legislative Conference Council of State Governments. Wisconsin Rep. Joan Ballweg nominated to lead nonpartisan group of U.S. state governments.
1:52pm
Rep. Pope. Rep. Kooyenga makes lame excuses for suppressing free speech and theft.
10:16am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Letter to DOC Sec. Litscher regarding juvenile corrections.
9:31am
Sen. Shilling. Statement on limited opioid response.
5:29am
Rep. Kooyenga. Statement on Capitol sign.
5:25am
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on proposed new DNR rules for manure management.

5:10am
WXOW. Wisconsin DOT secretary weighs in on reforms.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bill would repeal minimum pay for Wisconsin road workers and allow single firm to design, build highways.
4:34am
WFRV. State Senator Roger Roth holds town hall in Neenah.
4:34am
Eagle Herald Extra. Legislators take action against mine.
4:32am
The Hill. Wisconsin Republican removed approved anti-Republican sign from state capitol. Beloit Daily News.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly Bill 411 would reduce warden authority on private land.
4:17am
McClatchy DC. UW warns anti-abortion bill could worsen OB-GYN shortage.
4:16am
WXOW. Marijuana legalization raises red flags for local health officials.
4:13am
La Crosse Tribune. Rebecca Kleefisch and John Nygren: Fight against opioid abuse continues.
4:11am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Wisconsin legislator will introduce his second St. Croix River private property bill.

State Agencies

4:58pm
DHS. Grants address unmet opioid treatment needs.
3:39pm
DOJ. U.S. Marshals service nominating commission now accepting applications.
3:36pm
DHS. Mosquito species capable of transmitting Zika virus found in Dane County.
1:28pm
Wisconsin Arts Board. To host town meeting in Superior.
5:24am
Emergency Management. Southeast Flooding Incident Report 5 - July 16, 2017.

4:30am
Cap Times. Wisconsin veterans agency loses federal funding for long-running homeless veterans program.
4:27am
Cap Times. Workers union criticizes ongoing staff shortage at King Veterans Home.
4:21am
WXPR. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch praises local opioid abuse prevention efforts.
4:14am
Cap Times. State Veterans Affairs secretary says he is reducing capacity at King veterans home.

Economy/Business

1:45pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn will demand staggering government incentive package to land in Wisconsin.
8:40am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Good reason for Foxconn's interest here.
4:20am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: The pitfalls of landing Foxconn.

Statewide

12:14pm
Wisconsin American Legion. Announces new state Commander.

4:33am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Across Wisconsin, a steep increase in kids separated from addict parents.

Courts

4:29am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. In Wisconsin case headed to Supreme Court, huge implications for high-stakes political redistricting.

Education

2:28pm
UW-Rock County. Summer band offers free concert.
12:31pm
UW-Madison. Wisconsin manufacturer leading the market on building ventilation systems.
12:30pm
UW-Stout. University Dining wins national Gold Award for online menu.
9:32am
UW-Madison. DOE selects Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center for next-phase funding.

4:24am
Racine Journal Times. Interest in finding university leaders from outside academia grows, but transition can be tough.
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Filling Wisconsin's skilled worker gap is expensive, hard work.

Local

11:20am
Madison Department of Civil Rights. Receives fair housing award from the Wisconsin Fair Housing Network.
5:26am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 5 arrests.

5:08am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Long-awaited St. Croix bridge is feat of engineering, spans long divide.
4:55am
Wisconsin Radio Network. ACLU requests information on immigration practices from Wisconsin sheriffs.
4:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Chief Edward Flynn has refused to change policy on chases - now he's ordered to.

Congress

1:21pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on President Trump to push for action on Buy America legislation during "Made in America Week."

8:42am
Cap Times. Sen. Ron Johnson: 'I don't think anybody should be meeting with foreign agents.'
4:37am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Wisconsin Congressman Mike Gallagher proposes trauma awareness month.
4:23am
WKOW. Senator Johnson disappointed in latest version of new health bill.
4:23am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Medicaid comments leave Sen. Ron Johnson undecided on new GOP health care bill.
4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. White House pitches health bill to skeptical U.S. governors.

Politics

2:59pm
DPW. Wisconsin papers react to Kevin Nicholson abandoning Wisconsin's elderly veterans.
2:10pm
RPW. Phony Mike McCabe files paperwork to start campaign for governor.
12:16pm
DPW. Potential GOP Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson's run is anything but smooth.
4:59am
RPW. Con artist Andy Gronik wants to repeal reforms, offers no plans for pay for it.
4:57am
RPW. ICYMI: Extreme Madison Liberal Paul Soglin stumbles in prime time.

11:53am
Janesville Gazette. McCabe files paperwork to set up gubernatorial campaign.
11:50am
Beloit Daily News. Dallet raises $271K in state Supreme Court bid.
8:39am
Cap Times. Andy Gronik: Reversing Act 10 may not be enough to take care of public workers.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Potential U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson took few visible actions on veterans home concerns.
4:22am
Cap Times. Wisconsin GOP sends mailers targeting Democrats Andy Gronik, Dana Wachs.
4:15am
WKOW. Candidate for governor says public employee benefit contributions should be "back on the table."

Friday July 14, 2017

Governor

2:34pm
Gov. Walker. First Lady Tonette Walker encourages United States House of Representatives to pass House Resolution 443.

5:05am
Beloit Daily News. Governor appoints Kuglitsch. 
4:36am
GazetteXtra. Walker, Ryan visit flooded areas as residents assess damage. 
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker calls for National Guard in southern Wisconsin to help with flooding cleanup. 

Legislative

12:12pm
Reps. Kuglitsch, Neylon. Appointed to Autonomous Vehicle Steering Committee.

5:18am
WI Radio Network. Republicans propose Department of Transportation reforms. 
4:30am
Superior Telegram. Groundwater concerns float as Wisconsin reduces well regulations. 
4:28am
WeAreGreenBay. Wisconsin bill opposes Back Forty mine project. 
4:25am
WI Public Radio. State lawmaker: Legal marijuana will create jobs, jump state economy. 
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP drumbeat builds for full repeal of Wisconsin's prevailing wage. 
4:21am
The Capital Times. Democratic proposal would legalize, regulate marijuana in Wisconsin. 
4:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Republicans propose sweeping changes to Department of Transportation. 

State Agencies

4:48pm
DMA. Incident Report - WI Emergency Operatios Center #3. 
4:00pm
DHS. Caution advised even after flood waters recede.
12:02pm
DNR, National Wild Turkey Federation. Partner to fund Wisconsin position to bolster hunting and fishing.

5:13am
La Crosse Tribune. Environmental groups drop lawsuit over Monroe County frac mine, continue challenge to DNR permit. 

Economy/Business

4:58am
Daily Reporter. Fitzgerald: Legislation likely to help lure Foxconn. 
4:31am
Milwaukee BizTimes. State estimates employers will save $637 million on unemployment taxes by 2018. 
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin wines and dines Foxconn as state emerges as a top site for mega-plant. 
4:17am
WI Public Radio. Filling Wisconsin's skilled worker gap is expensive, hard work. 

Statewide

4:58pm
Professional Dairy Producers. Keeping dry cows cool and comfortable provides long-term benefits to both cows and calves.

5:10am
Eau Claire Leader Telegram. Xcel to issue refunds; 2018 rate hike still pending. 
4:56am
Sheboygan Press. Coast Guard false alarm calls have increased substantially on Great Lakes. 
4:52am
Appleton Post Crescent. Across Wisconsin, a steep increase in kids separated from addict parents. 

Courts

9:24am
Madison City Attorney May. Statement on the DiPiazza trial.

Education

4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Free driver's education in Milwaukee? Yes, for MPS students. 
4:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. While tuition is frozen for University of Wisconsin campuses, student fees and room and board keep climbing. 

Local

4:00pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. FPC Directive on MPD pursuit policy appropriate, necessary.
3:58pm
City of Madison Fire Department. UW Health West Clinic evacuated after dozens fall ill.
1:20pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement regarding action taken at Fire and Police Commission meeting.
11:49am
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Standing tall when it counts.
11:00am
Rep. Zamarripa. Applauds immigrant rights groups and City of Milwaukee.
8:03am
Voces de la Frontera. Community victory: Milwaukee restores police protections for immigrants & refugees.

5:01am
Racine Journal Times. Rayn: Burlington could get FEMA aid. 
4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. More than 100 pack City Hall as Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission takes up immigration changes. 

Congress

2:32pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports stronger military.
1:22pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Bill to honor our heroes passes House.
11:50am
One Wisconsin Now. Joins nationwide opposition to Trump Administration rollback of student loan borrower protections.
10:42am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures major investments to support Wisconsin's veterans.

5:19am
WI Radio Network. Johnson seeks to close Fentanyl loophole. 
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson supports procedural move for U.S. Senate to take up health care bill. 
4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson moves toward 'yes' on Senate health care bill. 
4:14am
WI Public Radio. Grothman: Nobody on Capitol Hill is talking about Trump Jr. Russia story. 

Politics

3:57pm
DPW. ICYMI: D.C. Leah does Koch Brothers bidding, again.
11:00am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Will Grothman support tougher Russia sanctions?
10:40am
DPW. Gov. Scott Walker silent on Donald Trump Jr. Russian collusion scandal.
9:25am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Announces $285k raised in 2nd quarter.

5:17am
WI Public Radio. GOP Donor Uihlein spends $3.5 million on Super PAC backing possible Baldwin challenger. 
4:34am
Fox 11. Super PAC supporting GOP Senate hopeful raised $1.5 million. 

Thursday July 13, 2017

Governor

12:40pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Outagamie County District Attorney.
11:23am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address: More HOPE for the fight against opioid abuse.
9:15am
Gov. Walker. Surveys flood damage, declares State of Emergency.

Budget

10:45am
Sen. Shilling. GOP proposes wage cuts, more outsourcing.
10:17am
Senate Democrats. Weekly Democratic radio address: GOP budget still at impasse.
10:01am
State Engineering Association. Transportation budget comments.
5:31am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Seeking solutions for state road budget.

2:32pm
Wisconsin State Journal. 12 days overdue, new state budget is nowhere in sight.
2:26pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin Republicans show little progress on state budget.
1:28pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Drumbeat builds for full repeal of Wisconsin's prevailing wage.
7:22am
Waunakee Tribune. Waunakee-area brewers wary of budget plan.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vos: No new borrowing, spending for roads a 'reality.'
4:57am
River Falls Journal. Would-be taproom legislation not dead, lawmaker says.
4:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dale Kooyenga says he's '99 percent' sure craft brewery changes dead.
4:53am
WKOW. Assembly Republican ultimatum on transportation budget would lead to construction delays.

Legislative

3:30pm
AFP-WI. Applauds sweeping Department of Transportation reforms.
2:37pm
Rep. Stuck, Sen. Hansen. Northeast Wisconsin legislators introduce resolution opposing UP Back 40 mine project.
2:03pm
Rep. Hutton. Statement on DOT reform bill.
12:39pm
Rep. Sargent. Bill legalizing marijuana in Wisconsin will jumpstart economy, create new jobs. LRB-2457 FAQs.
12:04pm
Rep. Kremer. EPA "no growth" zones decimate opportunity in Wisconsin.
11:56am
Rep. Zepnick. Statement on requiring Milwaukee Common Council confirmation of Milwaukee Police Chief.
11:32am
Speaker Vos. Statement on DOT reform bill.
9:28am
Sens. Kapenga & Craig, Reps. Sanfelippo & Hutton. Legislative Republicans propose DOT reform bill.

2:16pm
NBC 15. Fitzgerald: Legislation likely to help lure Foxconn.
11:46am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Republicans introduce transportation reform bill.

State Agencies

5:02pm
DNR. Outdoor report.
3:03pm
DATCP. Well water a top concern for produce growers after recent flooding.
3:02pm
DATCP. Facing flood damage? Don't be left high and dry by storm chasers.
2:17pm
DWD. Moves to open Wisocnsin fast forward worker training grant period.
10:47am
Ready Wisconsin. SE Wisconsin flooding - Incident report #1.
9:59am
DWD. Wisconsin working: State employers save an estimated $637 million in UI taxes since 2013.
9:28am
DOJ. AG Schimel announces medical assistance fraud charges against Hartford, WI therapist.
9:11am
OCI Commisioner Nickel. Statement on summer storms in Wisconsin.
8:36am
WEDC. Grant to help Door County attract, retain workers and residents.

Economy/Business

3:48pm
1-94 East-West Econ Connect. WisDOT worked diligently to cut well over $200 million off the total project cost while keeping essential safety and efficiency upgrades.
1:28pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. High risk pools could help stabilize individual insurance market if done right.

12:45pm
La Crosse Tribune. Mayo Clinic launching $1 billion Epic Systems network-wide system at La Crosse facility.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Jet linked to Foxconn Technology Group visits Madison.

Courts

5:29am
WMC. Court decision to uphold right-to-work a win for Wisconsin.

4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Court of Appeals upholds Wisconsin's 'right-to-work' law. Reuters.

Education

3:04pm
UW-Madison. School of Nursing receives grant to expand Native American enrollment.
3:03pm
UW-Stout. Annual Midwest Craft Brewers Conference set for July 31-Aug. 1.
1:55pm
UW-Madison. Longtime botany greenhouse director Mo Fayyaz to retire.
1:25pm
UW-Platteville. Zasada earns Academic Staff Award of Excellence.
1:25pm
UW-Platteville. Outreach program provides opportunities to explore STEM.

Local

5:02pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Public Library Directors throughout Waukesha County to learn how to help fight the opioid crisis.
4:15pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Will the D.A. and MPD approach to prostitution make a difference? I have my doubts.
2:36pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, farmers, partners team to reduce manure runoff.
12:42pm
Milwaukee Nutrition & Lead Task Force. Lead Transparency Resolution challenges health department to educate the public about lead in water. Letter.
12:18pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Lead Transparency Resolution challenges health department to educate the public about lead in water.
10:00am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, Stoughton schools team for new mental health partnership.

2:34pm
Wisconsin Radio Network. State of Emergency declared in southeastern Wisconsin.
2:09pm
NBC 15. Businesses closed after flooding shuts off power.
12:00pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Police Chief: Flooding in Burlington is unprecedented.
5:03am
Racine Journal Times. Fox River at record high level as torrential rains hit Racine County.
5:01am
Cap Times. Tapped out: Residents near shuttered Badger Army Ammunition Plant wait for water system.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cops have a new strategy to fight heroin in Milwaukee: Cut off dealers' phones.
4:50am
WBAY. Arrests shine light on fight against human trafficking in Northeast Wisconsin.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Manure spill enters northeastern Wisconsin creek.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Second round of severe weather this week swamps southern Wisconsin.

Congress

4:48pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Introduces SOFA Act to combat opioid epidemic.
4:47pm
U.S. Reps. Sensenbrenner and Conyers. Reintroduce bipartisan Voting Rights Act of 2017.
4:22pm
DPW. Statement on revised Senate Trumpcare bill.

2:23pm
USA Today. New Senate health bill still risky for older people's premiums, any pre-existing conditions.
5:02am
Stevens Point Journal. U.S. Rep. Gallagher has 'serious concerns' about Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Congress renews efforts to remove gray wolf protections.
4:46am
USA Today. House passes sweeping overhaul of law to combat human trafficking.

Federal Agencies

4:48am
Eagle Herald Extra. Navy seeks design for new frigate.

Politics

3:58pm
DPW. Nicholson Super PAC throws hail mary to save embattled candidacy, before it even begins.
3:05pm
Solutions for Wisconsin. Raises $1.5 million in 2nd quarter.
1:37pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Warns Wisconsin Sheriffs about Trump attempts to pull local police into immigration enforcement.
12:23pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Working Families Party endorses Randy Bryce.
11:57am
One Wisconsin Now. Report suggests Wisconsin voters targeted by collusion between Trump campaign, Russian fake news operation.
5:41am
Wisconsin Young Republicans. Endorse Kory Boone for National Young Republican Chairman.

4:46am
WEAU. Ryan campaign ends first half of 2017 with $11.15 million.

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Governor

10:37am
Gov. Walker. Appoints Jeff Kuglitsch to the Rock County Circuit Court.

Budget

4:58am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. A beer-ocratic nightmare brewing for Wisconsin craft beverage industry.

4:12pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin's prevailing wage could be fully repealed in the next state budget.
3:17pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly GOP leader: Senate Republicans need to accept 'reality' on state budget.
1:25pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Robin Vos: Senate Republicans must accept 'reality' of no new borrowing.
1:06pm
Fox 11. Republicans show few signs of progress on budget.
11:28am
Beloit Daily News. Vos says holding Wisconsin roads budget flat is option.
8:02am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: On roads, Vos has state's best interests in mind.
4:42am
NBC 15. Lawmakers unconcerned about bad budget news.
4:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. Push to give school vouchers to middle-income families hits wall.
4:35am
Cap Times. Illinois tax hikes will result in a $51 million hit to Wisconsin's budget.
4:30am
WKOW. Key GOP legislator says proposal to crack down on tap rooms is dead.

Legislative

12:35pm
Rep. Crowley. More voices present in police chief selection.

11:32am
WSAW. State rep. to introduce legislation to legalize marijuana.
10:07am
Ladysmith News. Ladysmith denies Walmart request to cut assessment.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State senator renews calls for juvenile justice reform.

State Agencies

11:35am
WEDC. Madison-based biotech company certified by state as Qualified New Business Venture.
4:56am
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance.

4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin traffic deaths in 2017 keeping pace with last year.

Economy/Business

5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Oshkosh Corp. could get $1 billion deal with United Kingdom for military trucks.
4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin mortgage foreclosures fall to 17-year low.

Courts

4:03pm
AG Schimel. Hails court decision upholding Wisconsin's Right-to-Work law.
10:06am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Larry Davis.
7:59am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Injunction positive first step to end unconstitutional practices.

4:04pm
Daily Reporter. Federal appeals court upholds Wisconsin right-to-work law.
3:37pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.Gov. Scott Walker's administration will not appeal Lincoln Hills order on teen inmates.
4:31am
Beloit Daily News. Court upholds $39M verdict in Milwaukee parking garage death.

Education

1:31pm
Marquette University. Professor leads development of first Wisconsin standards for computer science instruction in K-12 schools.
11:33am
UW-Stout. Music app co-created by student provides easier group listening.
10:50am
UW-Madison. Lakeshore research learns how to fight weeds, by studying them.
10:09am
DPI. Wisconsin among nine states with computer science standards.
7:58am
WTCS. VCEDC named Futuremaker partner.

4:41am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: U-Rock dorm lacks broad appeal.

Local

3:34pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Center for Competitive Federalism releases report revealing how EPA regulation stifles economy.
3:18pm
Voces de la Frontera. Shorewood passes sanctuary resolution.
1:36pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Joins Mayor De Blasio and other mayors from around the country in submitting a joint letter to the Federal Communications Commission. Letter.
11:34am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Squad struck on freeway.

5:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. Paul Soglin launches immediate gun bounty program for guns used in violent crimes.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee aldermen would have power to fire police chief under proposal.

Congress

3:33pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Joint-employer standard leads to fewer small businesses, more lawyers.
8:12am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson calls on House to include Right to Try in FDA Reauthorization bill.

1:14pm
Bloomberg. (Video) Sen. Ron Johnson says health benefits need to be funded.
4:55am
Duluth News Tribune. House bill has Great Lakes money, targets wolves.
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tammy Baldwin: Never seen 'such engagement' as pushback to GOP health care bill.
4:35am
Politico. Reeling Republicans take one last shot at Obamacare.
4:29am
Bloomberg. House GOP's $1.6 billion border wall plan sets up fight.

Politics

2:32pm
RPW. Senator Baldwin pushes government run healthcare that would burden Wisconsin families.
2:19pm
DPW. Wisconsin is still wondering: Where's Kevin on health care repeal?
1:33pm
Kaul for Attorney General. Raises over $170,000 and announces endorsements from Pocan, Moore, and others from across Wisconsin.
1:04pm
DPW. ICYMI: Confirmed: Kevin Nicholson is a political opportunist.
12:29pm
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker wraps himself in hypocrisy with latest fundraising solicitation.
10:40am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Democratic state legislators endorse.
5:00am
Walker for Governor. What they're saying: Governor Walker and Republicans announce record-breaking support for bold conservative reform.

4:55am
Janesville Gazette. The Latest: Democrat Mitchell considering gubernatorial run.
4:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Baldwin raises $4.7 million, has $3.9 million cash on hand.
4:33am
Fox 6. Democratic businessman Andy Gronik enters governor's race: "My skill set is what Wisconsin needs."

Tuesday July 11, 2017

Governor

11:23am
Gov. Walker. Kicks off Wisconsin Farm Technology Days.

Budget

3:51pm
Redline Coalition. Petitions, letters, the Redline Coalition progress on Highway 12.
3:45pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Statement on Illinois tax hike.
12:22pm
LFB. Impact of Illinois income tax increases.
11:42am
Rep. Shankland. Column: Roll up your sleeves and pass a budget.
8:52am
Americans for Tax Reform. Letter to Assembly members regarding proposed trucking tax.
8:32am
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. I-94 East-West is over 50-years old and is reaching the end of its useful life.

2:07pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's state budget takes $51 million hit--thanks to Illinois.
1:12pm
WISC. Assembly Speaker Vos says budget deal about more than borrowing.
12:07pm
Janesville Gazette. The Latest: Illinois tax increases hurt Wisconsin.
11:09am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Senate Republicans working to lower road borrowing.
5:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wal-Mart supports higher Wisconsin gas tax.

Legislative

2:02pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Violating privacy in search of fraud is misplaced justice.

5:03am
Fond du Lac Reporter. State Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt speaks out on Diversity Initiative.
5:00am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Legislation aims to restrict kids' access to 'novelty' lighters.
4:52am
Illinois News Network. Illinois tax increase welcome in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

12:02pm
DNR. Weekly news.
10:59am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Wisconsin abortions continue to decline.
9:23am
DOT. June traffic crashes claim 59 lives in Wisconsin.
5:07am
Clean Wisconsin. Proposed rules good step toward safer drinking water.

5:11am
Cap Times. Wisconsin will wait until judge rules to respond to federal voter data request.
4:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Opioid prescriptions drop in U.S., Wisconsin.
4:51am
Reuters. Trump's election panel puts hold on voter data request. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin moves to protect groundwater with rules limiting manure spreading.
4:47am
WTMJ. Wisconsin abortions decrease for seventh straight year.

Economy/Business

5:21am
Fox 6. "Can't talk about it:" Closed-door meeting in Racine Co. adds to speculation Foxconn wants to build there.
5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. More fuel added - airplane fuel, in this case - to Foxconn speculation.

Environment/Outdoors

5:09am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Marshfield ag station: 2017 was second wettest spring in 100 years.
4:55am
Beloit Daily News. Search turns up no additional Asian carp in Chicago waterway.

Statewide

11:41am
Hype Communications. Gingras, Cates & Luebke merges with Richie, Wickstrom & Wachs and adds new attorney to the Waukesha office.
8:31am
PDPW. "Rural Labor in the Trump Era" session for dairy farmers set for July 18 and 19.

5:08am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Farm Technology Days kicks-off in Kewaunee County.

Courts

3:47pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wood County Circuit Court judge selected to head Committee of Chief Judges.
7:47am
District I Court of Appeals. Amy J. Wosinski v. Advance Cast Stone Co. 

5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge gives state 2 weeks to cut use of solitary confinement, pepper spray for teen inmates.

Education

1:18pm
UW-Platteville. Students examine tree rings to identify effects of drought.
11:39am
UW-Stout. Student's research on relationships receives natoinal recognition.

Local

9:29am
City of Madison. Now is the time to schedule back to school shots.
8:29am
Ribbon cutting for employee health center set for July 13.

5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sex offender to be released homeless in Waukesha.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Man arrested in I-94 crash that killed Good Samaritan was free on bond in drunken driving case.
4:58am
WUWM. Community leaders weigh in on mayoral recall effort.
4:56am
Waukesha Now. Milwaukee makes a splash with surprise bid to sell Lake Michigan water to Waukesha.
4:55am
Duluth News Tribune. Wisconsin communities rebuild after flood.
4:49am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Liberty Grove joins growing list of communities supporting campaign finance reform.

Congress

3:48pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges DEA to lower opioid quotas to combat prescription drug abuse.

12:34pm
Bloomberg. Trump's son was told Russia sought to hurt Clinton, emails show.
4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Donald Trump taps Wisconsin GOP stalwart Steve King as ambassador to Czech Republic.

Politics

2:00pm
RPW. Out-of-touch con artist Andy Gronik announces campaign for governor.
11:55am
Gronik for Governor. Announces campaign for governor.
11:25am
Cap Times. Democrat Andy Gronik will challenge Scott Walker in 2018.
10:29am
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Walker violated own ethics pledge by $15 million.
9:31am
Walker for Governor. Governor Walker and Wisconsin Republicans announce more than $5 million cash on hand after first half of 2017.
9:28am
RGA. Sets new fundraising record, brings in $36 million in first six months of 2017.

12:30pm
Sheboygan Press. Democratic businessman Andy Gronik to challenge Gov. Scott Walker.
9:39am
Janesville Gazette. Walker reports having $2.4 million on hand for re-election.
5:01am
Janesville Gazette. Democratic businessman Andy Gronik enters governor's race.
4:53am
Beloit Daily News. Ryan, legislators urge base to stay active.

Monday July 10, 2017

Governor

4:00pm
Gov. Walker. Announces $2.4 million in grants for Wisconsin's coastal communities.
10:38am
Gov. Walker. Appoints Carrie Schneider to serve on Outagamie County Circuit Court.

Budget

5:29am
Walmart. Letter to Speaker Vos, Majority Leader Steineke, JFC Chairman Nygren regarding transportation.

5:03am
Daily Reporter. WMC sends list of budget recommendations to Republican Assembly leaders.
4:59am
Cap Times. Wisconsin's ongoing transportation budget impasse, explained.
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's biggest business group supports more road revenue, just not right now.
4:57am
WKOW. Gov. Walker request for more federal highway funding could be in jeopardy due to application deadline.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Work on Zoo Interchange and I-94 north-south could slow if Wisconsin budget remains stalled.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Walker and Fitzgerald ignoring the realities of transportation funding.

Legislative

11:37am
Midwest Environmental Advocates. DNR draft livestock waste management rules show progress.

3:11pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers propose anti-Sharia bill.
7:16am
Sheboygan Press. Bill would allow gun education curricula in Wisconsin high schools.
5:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmaker wants more transparency for budget changes.
4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tougher penalties for first-time drunken drivers remain elusive.

State Agencies

4:55pm
DNR. Public hearings and meetings.
3:17pm
State of Wisconsin Claims Board. Decisions.
2:19pm
DHS. Art show showcases abilities of DHS clients, patients, residents.
2:17pm
AG Schimel. Announces new tool to protect law enforcement officers.
2:17pm
ABC for Health. Submits comment to feds on Wisconsin's proposed BadgerCare Plus waiver.
9:20am
AG Schimel. Appoints new Training and Standards Bureau Director Michael Akselrud.
5:31am
DATCP. Military Consumer Protection Month: Consumer resources for Wisconsin servicemembers and their families.

Economy/Business

3:45pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.
3:14pm
WEDC, UW-Extension. High-tech small businesses could receive up to $75,000 from SBIR Advance matching grant.

7:17am
Racine Journal Times. Mount Pleasant, Sturtevant to meet Monday amid growing development buzz.
5:01am
Chicago Tribune. Paul Ryan meets with Foxconn as it considers building plant in Wisconsin.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin's unemployment rate nears all-time low as low-skilled wages erode.
4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn forces Wisconsin to confront acute shortage of automation-age tech workers.

Environment/Outdoors

7:15am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Can chronic wasting disease jump from deer to humans? Concerns keep rising.

Statewide

1:14pm
MacIver Institute. PSA: Amazon Prime shoppers urged to call price police if they see a really good deal.

4:47am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Are roads more dangerous? Highway workers call for caution.

Courts

3:47pm
Janesville Gazette. Judge orders changes at Wisconsin prisons by July 21.
3:42pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge orders reduction in use of solitary confinement at Wisconsin's teen prison.
11:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bayfield County, DNR in settlement talks over CAFO ordinance.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. ACLU, state file plans to reduce solitary confinement at teen prison.
4:43am
Reuters. Supreme Court lifts block on Wisconsin 'cocaine mom' law during appeal.

Education

3:44pm
WAICU. College access & affordability emphasized in 2017 Wisconsin Private College Week.
2:18pm
UW-Madison. Stem cell advance brings bioengineered arteries closer to reality.
10:43am
UW-Madison. Through robust collaboration, UW students help new museum launch inaugural exhibit.
10:39am
UW-Madison. Plants under attack can turn hungry caterpillars into cannibals.

5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Regents rebuff Republican lawmakers with campus speech resolution.
4:55am
Cap Times. UW System task force says university needs to do more for marginalized students.
4:51am
Cap Times. Betsy DeVos and school choice: helping or hurting racial education disparities?
4:49am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Brown County schools in line for state aid increases.

Local

12:13pm
Racine Mayor Dickert. Announces resignation.
10:44am
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Public Library Directors throughout Waukesha County to be trained to administer naloxone.
8:39am
Wisconsin Rural Partners. Small community forums coming up in Cambridge, Cumberland, Gays Mills, and Wabeno.
5:32am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 5 arrests.

10:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Possible loss of federal grants puts Milwaukee's popular community prosecutor program at risk.
4:48am
Sheboygan Press. Marine sanctuary talks in Sheboygan result in verbal jousting.
4:44am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. With new St. Croix bridge, Wisconsin will move closer to the Twin Cities.

Congress

8:40am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Neighboring congressman and Citizen Action have health care town hall Speaker Ryan refuses to hold.

5:40am
Reuters. Trump's push to replace Obamacare faces trouble as U.S. Congress returns.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tammy Baldwin says Mitch McConnell opens door to bipartisan work on health care.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ryan: 'No surprise' Putin denied election meddling to Trump.
4:52am
Racine Journal Times. Democrat Pocan jabs Paul Ryan in Racine.

Politics

2:50pm
RPW. What they're saying: Senator Baldwin supports government-run health care instead of real solutions to Obamacare's damage.

11:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Catching up: Paul Nehlen didn't cooperate with police in 'ballot selfie' investigation.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Could Tony Evers shake up the 2018 governor's race?

Friday July 7, 2017

Governor

2:07pm
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Senator Theodore J. Kanavas.

5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker offers Miller Lite to those who accuse him of being boring.

Budget

2:28pm
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association. Praise governor's 'no tax increase' transportation budget plan.
11:04am
Rep. Hintz. Budget fantasies continue.
10:25am
Coalition for More Responsible Transportation. Statement on continuing budget negotiations.
10:14am
WMC. Sends letter to Assembly leadership on transportation funding.


4:56am
Cap Times. Despite Scott Walker's deal, Wisconsin Republicans still divided over transportation budget.
4:55am
NBC 15. Walker spokesman won't confirm federal request.
4:52am
Kenosha News. Barca: Don't cap historic preservation tax credits.

Legislative

2:14pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Assembly Democrats: Gov. Walker needs to flat out reject Trump request for voter data. Letter to Gov. Walker.
2:08pm
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Barca. Democrats urge protection of voter information.

5:17am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Roth seeks help to rebuild fuel pipeline.
5:00am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Proposal to establish firearms safety courses in schools gains support.

State Agencies

12:33pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves nearly $9 million for community projects.
12:04pm
DHS. Announces the organizations to provide Family Care and IRIS services in Dane County.
10:22am
DSPS. Meetings, week of July 10.
5:42am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Videos released by court show Wisconsin teen inmates being pepper sprayed.

Economy/Business

12:35pm
TDS Telecom. Advises customers to protect files from ransonware attacks.

Environment/Outdoors

5:19am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Researcher finds 'beautiful' and 'horrible' microplastics polluting Lake Winnebago.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Researchers: 'Risk map' helps predict wolf attacks on Wisconsin livestock.

Statewide

5:44am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Jurcek to represent Wisconsin on National Youth Advisory Council.

Courts

11:06am
AG Schimel. Statement on SCOTUS stay in Unborn Child Protection Act case.
11:05am
Sen. Craig. Statement on Milewski v. Dover decision.
10:27am
One Wisconsin Now. Brad Schimel refuses to protect student loan borrowers, again.
10:23am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down law preventing homeowners who exercise their Fourth Amendment rights from challenging their property tax assessments.
10:21am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Mark Alan Ruppelt.
10:20am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Adam M. Blackman.
10:20am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Lewis O. Floyd, Jr.
10:19am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Vincent Milewski v. Town of Dover.

11:09am
WISC. Supreme Court puts ruling striking down hold on state's fetal 'cocaine mom' law.
11:07am
Fox 11. Home owners don't have to let assessors in to challenge tax.
4:51am
Reuters. Damages caps in medical cases do not lower costs, improve care: Wisconsin appeals court.
4:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Court-ordered changes at Wisconsin youth prisons due.

Education

2:19pm
UW-Platteville. Students gain insight into Russian Revolution.
1:32pm
UW-Madison. Thin photodetector could increase preformance without adding bulk.
12:20pm
UW-Whitewater Chancellor Kopper. Statement on UW System operating budget.

3:17pm
Cap Times. UW Board of Regents resolution lets legislature know that free speech is a priority.
3:08pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW regents set 'guidepost' for campus free speech with no mention of penalties GOP lawmakers want.
3:07pm
Wisconsin State Journal. New Regents president calls for UW to recruit chancellors from private sector.
12:25pm
NBC 15. UW regents approve free speech resolution.
10:42am
WUWM. Under new budget, UW System siphons some money from Madison to smaller campuses.
5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. University of Wisconsin Regents freeze tuition, OK student fee and housing increases.
5:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW Regents to vote on resolution affirming free speech.
5:02am
La Crosse Tribune. UW-L hikes fees, draws down tuition reserves in UW System budget.

Local

5:43am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Long-term outage of county's jail IMSD computer systems.

12:24pm
WTMJ.  Committee registers with City of Milwaukee, announces plan to recall Mayor Barrett.
5:00am
Beloit Daily News. Justice Dept. questions cities' immigration info sharing.

Congress

2:27pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce legislation to stabilize health care marketplace.

3:16pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. House Speaker Paul Ryan met with Foxconn as Wisconsin tries to lure tech firm.
3:12pm
Janesville Gazette. Ryan defends lack of open town hall meetings.
12:27pm
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Rep. Mike Gallagher: Navy spending is sound investment.
5:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson-led Senate committee report claims 'leak frenzy' may harm national security.
5:21am
Cap Times. Tammy Baldwin likely a 'yes' on single-payer health care, but waiting for bill.
5:07am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Gallagher calls for tighter economic sanctions against North Korea.
5:06am
WTMJ. House Speaker Paul Ryan talks taxes at Wisconsin manufacturing plants. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Speaker Paul Ryan calls North Korea 'No.1' foreign policy concern.
4:57am
Racine Journal Times. Paul Ryan vows tax reform in Racine visit.
4:55am
NBC 15. Sen. Tammy Baldwin tours WI talking transportation and health care.
4:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Baldwin likely to support single-payer health care bill. WKOW.

Politics

2:23pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. David Yankovich endorses.
1:33pm
DPW. ICYMI: Repulblicans in retreat: Senate recruiting struggles continue.
12:36pm
RPW. ICYMI: Speaker Ryan celebrates Independence Day.

10:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State superintendent Tony Evers mulls run against Walker.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Superintendent Tony Evers considers run for governor.

Thursday July 6, 2017

Governor

11:51am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Happy Independence Day!

5:23am
NBC 26. Governor Walker addresses Trump administration's request for voter data.

Budget

5:11pm
Wisconsin Beer Distributors Association. Statement.
5:01pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on Gov. Walker's transportation "plan."
4:59pm
Rep. Hintz. Democratic weekly radio address: "Wisconsin's budget is about priorities."
4:54pm
DPW. National trend appears as Gov. Scott Walker and Republican governors struggle to govern.
4:19pm
Sen. Darling, Rep. Nygren. JFC Chairs hail Medicaid savings.
4:17pm
WPRI. State legislators should focus on these tax numbers.
4:00pm
DPW. Amid budget impasse, Gov. Scott Walker to beg President Trump for a re-election federal bailout.
3:39pm
WMC. Statement on Gov. Walker's proposed transportation budget compromise.
2:20pm
Sen. Shilling. Gov. Walker proposes road delays, layoffs.
1:41pm
Rep. Shankland. Statement on Walker's transportation "deal."
12:51pm
LFB. Impact of delayed passage of 2017-19 Biennial Budget on the State Highway Improvement Program and local transportation aid.
11:25am
Gov. Walker. Letter to Speaker Vos and Sen. Fitzgerald regarding state budget and transportation. 
9:45am
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association. Motor carriers respond to Assembly leadership regarding transportation funding.
9:34am
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association. Trucking industry blasts massive tax increase on trucks.
8:55am
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. The I-94 East-West corridor connects Milwaukee and Waukesha counties to points beyond and is a main artery for Wisconsin commerce.
5:14am
WMC. Statement on transportation budget debate.

2:18pm
NBC 15. Wisconsin may seek $341 million from feds.
12:34pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Fitzgerald 'all ears' on Walker roads proposal.
11:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker recommends cutting Wisconsin road borrowing to end budget stalemate.
11:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker proposes deal to solve Wisconsin road budget impasse.
11:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker offers transportation deal to break budget impasse.
8:59am
Beloit Daily News. Republican senators meeting to discuss Wisconsin budget.
5:23am
Beloit Daily News. Heavy truck tax hits a roadblock.
5:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn considering bringing 10,000 jobs to southeastern Wisconsin, Assembly speaker says.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans: iPhone manufacturer eying Wisconsin for plant site linked to state budget debate.
5:03am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Vos asks business groups for road funding solutions.

Legislative

4:57pm
Sen. Vinehout. Proposal helps veterans become farmers.

6:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Firearms 101 a bad idea for schools.
5:04am
WEAU. Proposed bill would allow anyone to buy into state healthcare program.
4:58am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Democrats propose 'BadgerCare for All.'

State Agencies

4:55pm
DPI. Funding increase boosts High Cost Special Education Aid.
2:53pm
AG Schimel. Statement on CDC report on declining opioid prescribing.
12:01pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Little House Adventures come to Old World Wisconsin.
11:58am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Observe the Art of Black Ash Basketry at the Madeline Island Museum.
11:47am
DNR. Whitefish Dunes State Park celebrates 50 years.
11:43am
OCI. Administrative Actions, June 2017.

2:16pm
WBAY. Target 2 Investigates: 20% of state's prison assaults in Green Bay.
1:58pm
WEAU. Wisconsin tribe withholds state payment over casino dispute.

Courts

8:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. North Highland Inc. v. Jefferson Machine & Tool, Inc.
8:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Ernesto E. Lazo Villamil.
8:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Navdeep S. Brar.
8:51am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Kenneth M. Asboth, Jr. 

Education

4:58pm
Badger Advocates. Disappointed in Regents approval of system plan to reduce UW-Madison funds.
4:56pm
Sen. Risser. Statement on Board of Regents budget plan.
12:45pm
Alliance Defending Freedom. UW-Eau Claire ends discrimination against faith-based community service.
11:49am
UW-Madison. Spinoff helps libraries help local musicians.
11:44am
UW-Platteville. Larson selected for Underkofler award.
6:04am
UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Poor sleep linked to multiple brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease.

2:15pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Regents approve budget moving $6.5 million from UW-Madison to other campuses.
5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison advocacy group blasts plan to give other campuses bigger share of funding.
5:02am
WKBT. School funding estimates show some local districts may lose while others gain.
5:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Sparta, Prairie du Chien biggest winner and loser in state aid estimates.

Local

2:20pm
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District. Businesses encouraged to apply for chloride reduction rebates through groundbreaking program.
5:13am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 12 arrests.

5:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Fire and Police commissioner slams immigration changes as unnecessary, adopted in secret.
5:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County Transit System falls short hiring, promoting women and minorities.
5:11am
WISN. Demonstrators protest change in police policy on arrests for undocumented people.
5:03am
Eagle Herald Extra. Marinette council opposes mine.

Congress

2:57pm
Wisconsin Insitute for Law & Liberty. House Speaker Paul Ryan creates federalism task force.

Federal Agencies

2:56pm
Wisconsin Biofuels Association. Statement on the EPA's proposed 2018 renewable volume obligation.

5:54am
Reuters. U.S. proposes cutting total biofuels requirements in 2018.

Politics

11:48am
RPW. Wisconsin Republicans celebrate Fourth of July Weekend.

Wednesday July 5, 2017

Governor

5:00am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker says Wisconsin will benefit from massive Illinois tax hikes.

Budget

3:22pm
Speaker Vos; Reps. Steineke, Nygren. Memo to various organizations regarding finding a solution to Wisconsin's transportation funding problem.
2:01pm
DPW. ICYMI: Wisconsin misses budget deadline as squabbling continues at the Capitol.
1:55pm
Transportation Development Association. Statement on transportation debate.

3:40pm
Fox 11. Vos challenges groups to solve road funding by Monday.
2:59pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Medicaid budget will close with balance.
5:57am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Hands off our brew, legislators.
5:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin misses budget deadline as squabbling continues at the Capitol.
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Without a new budget, practical, political pressures build.
5:07am
WTMJ. Walker optimistic state budget will be passed this month.
5:06am
Duluth News Tribune. Walker says he'd consider less borrowing to ease Wisconsin budget stalemate.
5:02am
WISN. UPFRONT recap: State Assembly, Senate appear to be at impasse over transportation budget.
4:59am
Bloomberg. States mired in budget paralysis defy eight-year recovery.

Legislative

4:36pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. New legislation creates BadgerCare "public option" to immediately lower health costs.
1:43pm
Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs' Association. Names Reps. Loudenbeck, Shankland Legisators of the Year.
11:41am
City of Milwaukee. Testimony on AB-387.
10:22am
Wisconsin Towns Association. Towns in Wisconsin fight to close unfair tax loophole.
5:37am
Gov. Walker. Releases statement on the passing of former Wisconsin state Senator Ted Kanavas.

2:17pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Democrats double down on expanding public health coverage.
6:58am
Cap Times. Transforming taxes: Republican lawmakers want to change the way Wisconsin taxes its residents.
5:58am
Sun Prairie Star. Mayor testifies in favor of 'dark stores' bills.
5:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Assembly task force will examine possible changes to foster care system.
5:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin bill would allow chiropractors to give physicals to student athletes.
5:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ted Kanavas, former Wisconsin state senator, dies at 56.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Public schools could offer firearm safety course under bill.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vinehout looks to address constituent concerns with frac sand bills.

State Agencies

12:13pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker standing by instead of standing up to Donald Trump on request for voter's personal information.
11:45am
DOJ. Fox Cities law enforcement agencies compete to collect 12.5 tons of food to feed the hungrey.
9:34am
DOJ. AG Schimel leads fight to uphold Congressional Review Act.
5:51am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - July 2017.

1:34pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. State, Wangard pitch $75 million crime lab plan in Wauwatosa.
4:56am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Counties send fewer teens to troubled Wisconsin juvenile prison amid federal investigation.

Economy/Business

3:01pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin cranberry growers face economic challenges despite record harvest.
5:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gander Mountain stores in Madison area to close in August - apparently temporarily.
4:54am
WBAY. Nine Gander Mountain stores to close in Wisconsin.
4:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report shows slight improvement in employment rate for people with disabilities.

Statewide

3:28pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Unlocking the mysteries of property assessment.
10:23am
Arts Wisconsin. Seeks nominations for 2017 Arts in the Community Awards.

5:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Opioid use low among injured workers in Wisconsin.

Courts

2:00pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Petitions Wisconsin Supreme court on behalf of Voters with Facts.
1:54pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Disappointed with court decision invalidating cap on noneconomic damages.
12:40pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin Supreme Court buries recusal in "feeble" move.
11:43am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Court decision risks patient access to health care.
9:33am
District I Court of Appeals. Ascaris Mayo v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund.

3:31pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Meijer sues Wauwatosa, joins parade of retailers contesting assessments.
2:56pm
Beloit Daily News. State asks full court to review 'Making a Murderer' ruling.
12:39pm
WQOW. Milwaukee firm files petiiton with WI Supreme Court on behalf of Voters with Facts.
11:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's cap on medical malpractice awards unconstitutional, court rules.
11:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Court erases $750K cap on medical malpractice damages.

Education

4:02pm
Badger Advocates. Calls money-shuffling proposal short-sighted.

5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Proposed UW System budget would send smaller slice of new funding to UW-Madison.
5:02am
Beloit Daily News. UW Regents set to vote on fee, room and board increases.
5:01am
Superior Telegram. School districts resolve to use exemption.

Local

4:03pm
Dane County Treasurer Gallagher. Final installment of 2016 property taxes: July 31.
9:35am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County awarded competitive AmeriCorps grant to continue after-school services.

4:58am
U.S. News & World Report. 18 Milwaukee deaths blamed on fentanyl derivative this year.
4:57am
WTMJ. Immigrant rights group say Milwaukee caves in to pressure.

Congress

5:08am
WUWM. Conflicting ideologies lead to gridlock amongst GOP in Washington, Madison.

Politics

2:13pm
RPW. ICYMI: Extreme Madison Liberal Paul Soglin deceives Wisconsinites on jobs.
12:24pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Democratic candidate shatters fundraising records in first 12 days of campaign.
11:39am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Fireworks industry makes a bang with campaign contributions.

3:00pm
The Hill. Dem challenging Paul Ryan raises $430K in campaign's first 12 days.
5:14am
Cap Times. Republicans say data operation helped Trump win Wisconsin, will be strong in 2018 races.
5:13am
CNN. Paul Ryan's House challenger launches longshot bid after viral video.
4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Two Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates could put own money into campaigns.

Monday July 3, 2017

Governor

5:05am
The Hill. Scott Walker: Trump should 'tweet more.'
5:04am
La Crosse Tribune. Governor designates 10 Wisconsin counties as disaster areas due to alfalfa shortage.

Budget

5:21am
Fox 11. WI lawmakers miss budget deadline.
5:19am
La Crosse Tribune. Conservative GOP senators buck truck fee; state Senate leader says concept likely dead.
5:11am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Editorial: Stop proposal that would hurt small brewers, wineries.
5:07am
Chippewa Herald. It's July and the state still doesn't have a budget. What happens?
5:05am
Racine Journal Times. Much work ahead to get new state budget.

Legislative

5:33pm
Michael Best Strategies. Ted Kanavas, Former State Senator and Co-Founder of Michael Best Strategies, Dies at 56. 

5:29am
WKBT. Proposed bill cracks down on data-distracted driving.
5:10am
Cap Times. Veterans agriculture proposal advances through Legislature.
5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal would cap state lottery ads spending.
5:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Celebrate your right to know.

State Agencies

5:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mandated education efforts dwindle, but DNR says they are priority.
5:11am
The Hill. More than half the states refusing to provide voter data to Trump election panel.

Economy/Business

5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Global malware attack hits Wisconsin health care providers.
5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Visa shortage makes it hard for Wisconsin businesses to fill jobs.

Statewide

5:13am
WBAY. U.S.S. Billings littoral combat ship christened and launched.
5:00am
USA Today. Pilot talks about 'weather phenomenon,' then plane drops off radar, killing 6.

Education

5:18am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Without public support, UWO Foundation left to elude bankruptcy alone.
5:14am
Fox 11. Most Wisconsin districts to get less state aid this fall.

Local

5:17am
WUWM. Group pushes for Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility closure. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Google pledges $2 million to lower violence in 10 cities, including Milwaukee.
5:15am
Beloit Daily News. Mosquitoes in Milwaukee test positive for West Nile virus.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee lead proposal draws concern from doctors, Health Department.

Congress

5:17am
Portage Daily Register. Sen. Johnson: Health care bill needs to solve skyrocketing costs.
5:09am
WISC. Sen. Johnson receives mixed reaction while answering questions about health care stance.
5:08am
The Hill. Senate GOP pressures budget refs for better score on ObamaCare replacement.

 

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