Friday August 30, 2019 - Updated 3:45pm

Governor

12:51pm
Gov. Evers. Tours UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences.

3:43pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers says he'll call special session on gun control if GOP doesn't.
4:30am
WKOW. Gov. Evers announces Beaver Dam Commerce Park is ready for development.

Legislative

12:29pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Update from the Capitol.
11:04am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Streamlining the disaster assistance process in Wisconsin.

4:39am
Chippewa Herald. Republicans announce blanket secrecy agreement over Democratic objection.
4:37am
WXOW. The Latest: Kaul reviewing GOP confidentiality agreement.
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers hire private lawyer amid standoff with Attorney General Josh Kaul. 
4:29am
The Daily News. McBroom, Tiffany seek answers on rail service.
4:29am
WXPR. AHA backs bill to move nicotine purchase age to 21.
4:25am
WISC. Historic flooding anniversary: Lawmakers introduce bill to streamline disaster assistance process.
4:24am
WFRV. Appleton lawmaker proposes task force to study ways to protect pollinators. 
4:23am
WQOW. Eau Claire senator pushing for more CWD testing kiosks.

State Agencies

11:06am
DWD Sec. Frostman. 125 years of Labor Day: Workers fight on.

4:42am
Fox 6. Majority of Wisconsin lung disease patients who reported vaping cite using THC products.
4:33am
Madison.com. DOJ announces first conviction from testing of sexual assault kits.

Economy/Business

1:59pm
Reuters. Hints of factory-driven slowdown in key 2020 U.S. election states.
1:49pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee-area manufacturing contracting again in August.
12:38pm
USA Today. Trade war: How tariffs on clothing, TVs and school supplies could affect you next week.

Environment/Outdoors

4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Latest wolf count provides further evidence Wisconsin's wolf population in stabilizing.

Statewide

12:27pm
COWS. For Labor Day, releases the 'State of Working Wisconsin 2019: Facts & Figures'
11:03am
North Shore Healthcare. (Updated) Senator Tiffany and Rep. Felzkowski vist Tomahawk Health Services.
9:05am
IBEW Local 494. Labor Day statement.

4:32am
Fox 6. 'Making a reckless choice:' Wisconsin red light running deaths hit 10-year high.
4:28am
AP. Family's web makes it harder to track cash from opioid maker.

Courts

4:38am
MarketWatch. Some states unhappy with proposed terms of Purdue Pharma opioid settlement.

Education

1:45pm
UW-Madison. Science meets seat-of-the-tractor observations with Discovery Farms.
11:02am
Marquette University. Graduate School dean recognized for significant research contributions in psychology.
9:10am
UW-Platteville. Chancellor Shields delivers convocation address.

Local

2:56pm
Washington County. And FRIENDS, Inc. signed agreement to improve services recognizing the overlap between domestic and sexual violence and child maltreatment.
11:05am
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. New leader named for America's Black Holocaust Museum.

3:45pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County executive calls for unity among bus drivers in fight for state funding.
4:34am
Racine Journal Times. DOT waives fines for Hwy. MM project delays without county input; Delagrave 'disheartened.'

Congress

2:53pm
WHBY. Grothman would support more tariffs.
4:21am
AP. Trump eyes mental institutions as answer to gun violence.

Politics

4:26am
WJFW. Veteran, Spencer Zimmerman, announces campaign to replace Duffy in Congress.

Thursday August 29, 2019

Governor

12:05pm
Gov. Evers. Beaver Dam Commerce Park ready for development.
11:49am
Gov. Evers. Opposes USDA's proposal to boot kids, farmers, families from food assistance.

2:21pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers opposes federal proposal that could push 25,000 households off food stamps.
1:53pm
AP. Evers calls on 'adults' to solve conflict with Kaul, GOP.
12:25pm
Daily Reporter. Evers hopes to name new economic developmet leader soon.

Legislative

6:12pm
LRB. Memo regarding enforcement of confidentiality agreements not signed by committee members.
4:54pm
AG Kaul. Comment on proposed confidentiality agreement.
4:25pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. JFC Republicans continue partisan games and political power plays in preventing attorney general from doing his job.
3:09pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on passing of Quanita "Tay" Jackson.
3:05pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Announce confidentiality resolution.
2:27pm
Rep. Sargent. Preserving Wisconsin's declining pollinator populations.
2:23pm
Sen. Taylor. And Mothers Against Gun Violence partner to educate during National Life Insurance Month.
1:44pm
Rep. Subeck. Healthy Babies, Working Mothers Act introduced during National Breastfeeding Month. LRB-0953
1:29pm
Rep. Sinicki. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Honoring Wisconsin's workforce on Labor Day.
12:04pm
Rep. Duchow. Fights for divorced persons rights.
10:37am
Sen. Marklein, Rep. Kurtz. Announces Disaster Assistance Streamlining Bill on anniversary of historic flooding.
4:11am
Rep. Sargent. Protecting local communities from fraud & deception.

4:21pm
AP. GOP lawmakers' attorney agrees to confidentiality deal.
3:41pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP lawmakers hire attorney to sign non-disclosure agreeements to end standoff over lawsuit settlements. 
3:40pm
WQOW. The Latest: Republicans' attorneys agree to confidentiality.
12:07pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican bill would erase re-marriage wait for divorcees.
12:01pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin task force leaders push for 'proactive' water quality measures as hearings draw to close.
4:14am
Wausau Daily Herald. Lame-duck fallout: Wisconsin politicians still don't have a way to settle lawsuits as more than 12 cases sit unresolved.
3:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawsuits on hold as budget committee delays action.
3:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Hemp bill advances in state Senate. 
3:48am
WISC. Bill would increase legal age to buy nicotine, tobacco products from 18 to 21.

State Agencies

1:28pm
DHS. Majority of Wisconsin lung disease patients who reported vaping cite THC products.
1:26pm
DOJ. First conviction issued after testing of backlogged sexual assault kits.
12:22pm
Wisconsin Lottery. $100K Powerball prize claimed.
9:46am
Winnebago System Fisheries Protection Alliance. Requests Environmental Impact Statment on reopening Menasha Lock.
9:44am
Serve Wisconsin. Announces $7.1 million in AmeriCorps funding for Wisconsin.

Economy/Business

3:47am
AP. Farmers' loyalty to Trump tested over new corn-ethanol rules.

Statewide

11:47am
Edge Messaging. Podcast looks at why many local radio spots stink.
10:31am
SNAP. Survivors of clergy abuse calling on federal authorities to investigate former Franciscan monk and his religious order for transporting children across state lines to sexually assault them.

Education

3:35pm
Marquette University. Professors win award for best accounting paper.
3:06pm
UW-Stout. National Guard members step up to help areas hit by storms.
1:30pm
UW-Madison. Pepin County, UW-Madison team up for latest "UniverCity" collaboration.
1:27pm
UW-Stout. Math major catches a wave with U.S. election research.
11:51am
Marquette University. Dean of Libraries elected American Library Association endowment trustee.
11:46am
UW System. Cross names Sheryl L. Van Gruensven as interim chancellor of UW-Green Bay.

3:49am
WKOW. DPI State Superintendent: Act 10 played a factor in teacher shortages.

Local

1:31pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. And Madison mayor partner to bring safe, clean swimming to local lakes.
9:42am
Washington County. Over 200 attend county's fiscal health informational presentation. 

4:01am
Fox 11. Brown County to vote on $43 million juvenile detention center resolution in September.
3:58am
WXPR. Wage increases likely to be offset for Vilas Co. workers.
3:46am
Fox 6. City of Milwaukee Health Department warns to stop vaping immediately.

Congress

7:45am
Politico. Republicans grow anxious about the Trump economy.
3:56am
Cap Times. Mark Pocan touts fall priorities in Congress, urges Democrats to discuss health care as 'a value.'
3:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher addresses health care, gun laws.

Politics

8:08am
Fields for Milwaukee Comptroller. Announces candidacy.

7:34am
Wausau Daily Herald. Sen. Jerry Petrowski considers run for Sean Duffy's congressional seat.
4:00am
CBS 58. "Trump Victory" campaign targets Wisconsin, touts local economy.
3:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Congressman Mark Pocan says "anything possible" in northern congressional district special election.
3:57am
WSAU. Bewley considers run for Congress seat.

Wednesday August 28, 2019

Governor

4:33am
Chippewa Herald. Evers orders DNR to set PFAS limits for surface, ground and drinking water.
4:28am
Courthouse News Service. Wisconsin governor pushes state to address 'forever chemicals.' Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:21am
WBAY. FEMA approves disaster declaration for July storms.
4:20am
La Crosse Tribune. Region eligible for aid from July storms.

Legislative

4:11pm
Sen. Cowles. Solar continues to soar in northeast Wisconsin.
3:19pm
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. DHS investigations of the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King (2012-2016). 
3:14pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Sen. Alberta Darling's corrupt lame duck law puts settlement funds at risk.
11:42am
One Wisconsin Now. Republicans reject Attorney General effort to comply with law they passed.
10:38am
Sen. Smith. Column: Kiddos and mental health.
10:03am
LAB. Report 19-14: Wisconsin Veterans Home at King: Investigations of Incident Reports and Complaints.  Briefing Sheet.
9:57am
Rep. Tusler. Announces constituent office hours at Calumet County Fair.

2:14pm
U.S. News & World Report. Auditors: State launched 90 investigations at King vets home.
2:12pm
NBC 15. DOJ: 11 cases worth millions in limbo due to lame-duck law.
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lame-duck law causes roadblock, stalls action on Wisconsin legal settlement.
4:29am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee struggles with attorney general oversight.
4:23am
WISN. Bill would set age at 21 to buy tobacco, nicotine in Wisconsin.
4:17am
WKOW. Bill would support mission to bring Wisconsin war heroes home.

State Agencies

3:18pm
DMA. Red Arrow headquarters deploying to Ukraine.
3:09pm
DWD. Joint Enforcement Task Force on Payroll Fraud and Worker Misclassification holds first meeting.
1:13pm
DMA. Inter-agency search and rescue exercise slated for Aug. 29.
1:11pm
DNR. Recycling Excellence Awards deadline extended to September 15.
10:36am
DOT. Labor Day holliday traffic safety.

4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Hogan sets Sept. 3 as date he will leave Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.

Economy/Business

10:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Twin Ports residents weigh in on permit to rebuild Husky oil refinery. 
10:22am
Reuters. U.S. trade agency affirms Trump's tariff hike on Chinese goods.
4:24am
Bloomberg. Trade war means U.S. dairy is missing out on China's demand boom.

Statewide

3:18pm
American Legion Department of Wisconsin. Join the Ho-Chunk Nation at Veterans Memorial Field for the Celebration of Freedom opening and closing ceremonies.
3:10pm
Midwest Express. Branded aircraft unveiled and initial flight destinations announced.
10:13am
WI Land+Water. And DATCP recognizes Conservation Family of the Year at the 2019 Conservation Observance Day.
9:55am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Commits to organize U.S. Census Complete County Committee focused on veteran and military engagement in Wisconsin.

4:25am
The Hill. Report finds majority of 2019 ransomware attacks have targeted state and local governments.
4:18am
WQOW. Wisconsin ranks 3rd in country in juvenile arrests.

Courts

11:48am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Court grants motion to intervene in rural school choice case.

4:26am
AP. OxyContin maker, government attorneys in settlement talks. Bloomberg.

Education

3:40pm
Marquette University. Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin goes 'On the Issues.'
3:11pm
DPI. Stanford Taylor kicks off the year with educators.

10:01am
Madison.com. Classroom 'exodus': Education schools grapple with finding the next generation of teachers as more leave the profession.
10:00am
USA Today. Back to school, without a teacher: Inside the struggle to keep teachers at rural schools.

Local

4:18am
Fox 6. Officials: Wrong-way driving has become an 'epidemic' throughout Wisconsin.

Congress

11:51am
AP. Russia: U.S. senators claiming visa ban are on blacklist.
4:19am
Politico. Senate tangles with Russia after Trump's overtures to Putin.

Politics

10:12am
Petrowski for 29th Senate. Statement on 7th Congressional District race.

2:24pm
DrydenWire. Rep. Milroy 'strongly considering' run for 7th Congressional District seat.
10:05am
DrydenWire. Rep. Quinn considering run for 7th Congressional seat.
4:22am
WJFW. Tiffany calls himself a 'logical candidate' to run for Duffy's congressional seat.
4:21am
Duluth News Tribune. Parties eye possible nominees in race to replace Duffy.

Tuesday August 27, 2019

Governor

4:54pm
Gov. Evers. Announces federal disaster declaration for July storms.
3:16pm
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for Washburn County District Attorney.
1:08pm
Gov. Evers. Directs DNR to address PFAS contamination in drinking, ground and surface waters.
8:45am
WEDC Sec. Hogan. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding resignation.

10:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. WEDC secretary Mark Hogan to resign Sept. 3.
4:13am
Fox 11. Governor Evers pushing for $2 million to fund new Greater Green Bay Visitor Center. Green Bay Press Gazette. 
4:12am
Janesville Gazette. Rock County DA applauds governor continuing criminal justice panel.

Budget

4:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. State collect $76 million more in taxes than anticipated.

Legislative

3:44pm
Rep. Ballweg. Announces last Suicide Prevention Task Force Meeting.
3:17pm
Rep. Hintz. Serious flaws in Republican lame duck laws on display in Joint Finance Committee.
2:59pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Republicans use corrupt lame duck law to tie the hands of the attorney general.
2:41pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. React to AG Kaul's move to force legislators into confidentiality agreements.
12:02pm
LRB. The veto override process in Wisconsin.
12:01pm
Rep. Allen. Circulates letter advocating for cannabis research.
12:00pm
Rep. Allen. Proposes bill protecting consumers from questionable loan program. 
11:41am
Rep. Felzkowski. Statement on resignation of Congressman Duffy.
9:46am
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Friday.
9:22am
Sen Taylor. Celebrating the life of Quanita 'Tay' Jackson.
8:39am
American Heart Association. Health groups applaud lawmakers for bill to raise the tobacco sales age to 21.

3:03pm
U.S. News & World Report. GOP refuses to let Kaul settle lawsuit under lame duck laws.
2:10pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislature's budget committee erupts in rift over lame duck laws.
11:20am
Cap Times. Juvenile corrections panel considers youth facility proposals from Milwaukee, Dane counties.
11:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State lawmakers are meeting behind closed doors and they don't know why.

State Agencies

4:53pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Fish researcher to speak at meeting in Spring Green. 
4:52pm
DNR. Free Hunt Wild mobile app is loaded up with new features for the fall season.
1:35pm
DFI. Wisconsin's credit unions post stong mid-year performance.
1:33pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Badger 5 jackpot prize claimed.
10:52am
SPD. In remembrance of State Public Defender Board Chair Daniel Berkos.

4:18am
WISC. Wisconsin officials: Don't launch your own predator stings. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:05am
U.S. News & World Report. Captive elk tests positive for chronic wasting disease.

Economy/Business

9:45am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Cross-border investing: Minnesota, Wisconsin VCs set for Sept. 17 luncheon in Eau Claire.

10:48am
New York Times. Farmers' frustration with Trump grows as U.S. escalates China fight.
8:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S.-China trade war could benefit Foxconn's Wisconsin operation.
4:15am
Chippewa Herald. Industrial hemp growing in Chippewa.
4:09am
NBC 26. Some local leaders say it's time to walk away from Foxconn.

Environment/Outdoors

4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Great Lakes freighters may have to treat ballast water to curb invasives.

Statewide

2:22pm
Former Gov. Thompson. Statement regarding the passing of Daniel Berkos.
2:04pm
Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Prepares to open community-based residential facility in Waukesha amidst opioid crisis.
9:58am
von Briesen & Roper. Launches government relations practice.
8:42am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. An abundance of governments.

Courts

9:05am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses September 2019.

3:43pm
Reuters. Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources.
2:12pm
NBC News. Purdue Pharma offers $10-12 billion to settle opioid claims. 
4:17am
Reuters. J&J liable for $572 million in Oklahoma opioid epidemic trial; shares rise.

Education

2:43pm
UW-Madison. Ranked highly by Washington Monthly.
1:33pm
UW-Stout. new for 2019-20: Parking lots have changed to electonic pay system.
1:32pm
UW-Stout. Guilfoile's love of outdoors influenced career decision.
9:47am
Edgewood College. Washington montly: Edgewood College scores high marks.

4:15am
Dunn County News. UW-Stout interim Chancellor Guifoile to retire in 2020, not a candidate to replace Meyer full-time.

Local

3:45pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Cuts ribbon on Dane County Job Center solar project.
11:46am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. City of Glendale takes action to ban conversion therapy.
8:51am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Announces the hire of final Deputy Mayor.

11:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison to keep contaminated East Side well offline except in 'extreme' water shortage.

Congress

4:08am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on Russia visa denial.

4:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson says Russia denied him a visa.

Politics

2:06pm
DPW. Hires regional organizing director for 7th CD.
11:04am
Priorities Wisconsin. Adds outreach director to growing team.

11:48am
DrydenWire. Senator Tiffany 'strongly considering' run for 7th Congressional District seat.
4:11am
WJFW. Duffy to resign from Congress: Tiffany 'going to consider' running for seat.

Monday August 26, 2019

Governor

11:19am
Gov. Evers. Make emergency preparedness part of back-to-school planning.

8:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin state treasurer, governor launch retirement task force.
4:32am
Fox 11. PFAS executive order is encouraging to Marinette area residents.
4:29am
Wausau Daily Herald. Tony Evers announces push to address emerging chemical pollution.
4:25am
Duluth News Tribune. 'Day of reckoning' imminent if GOP won't work with Democrats on drug prices, governors say.

Budget

3:57pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Reacts to additional state revenue.
12:48pm
Rep. Nygren. Republican reforms result in additional revenues.
12:47pm
LFB. 2018-19 general fund tax collections.

2:42pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin collects $17.3 billion in taxes.

Legislative

4:34pm
UA Local 400. Statement on greater Green Bay Visitor Center bill announcement.
3:55pm
IUOE Local 139 Wisconsin Operating Engineers encouraged by legislative support of major Green Bay development project.
2:05pm
Rep. Tittl. To hold listening sessions at Calumet County Fair.
1:50pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement in response to Assembly Republicans attack on Governor Evers.
12:38pm
Rep. Nygren. Green Bay tourism center enumeration reaction.
12:13pm
Rep. Gruszynski, Sen. Hansen. Governor Evers joins Democratic legislators for Experience Greater Green Bay Visitor Center bill announcement.
12:12pm
Reps. Macco, Steffen, Steineke. Local Assembly Republicans not falling for Governor Evers' taken gesture for Green Bay.
11:17am
IBEW Local 158. Statement on Green Bay Visitor Center legislation announcement.
9:35am
Rep. Shankland. Thanks Governor Evers for declaring International Students Welcome Week in Wisconsin. Proclamation.

1:16pm
WBAY. Republicans and Democrats argue over visitors bureau funding.
8:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Immunization rates in Wisconsin schools continue slide.
4:35am
Burnett County Sentinel. Sen. Schachtner, Lt. Gov. Barnes tour storm damage in St. Croix community.
4:31am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Freight rail service forums set for northern Wisconsin and Michigan's UP.

State Agencies

3:52pm
Wisconsin Lottery. SuperCash! Top prize claimed.
2:59pm
DATCP. Burnett County elk tests positive for CWD.
10:13am
DOR. Collections, fiscal year 2019.
9:33am
DOJ. Vigilante actions can hurt ongoing investigations, endanger safety.
4:41am
DNR. Water control structure failure at Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area lowers lake leves at Beckman Lake.

8:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's millennial marketing campaign to continue, despite funding change.
4:36am
WUWM. Opinions vary on how large Wisconsin livestock operations should be regulated.

Economy/Business

4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Farm Bureau report: Wisconsin again leads nation in family farm bankruptcies.
4:28am
Spectrum News. Chinese tariff hike could be felt in Wisconsin.

Statewide

2:26pm
Dairy Forward. Farmer-led group focuses on soil to improve water quality.
10:34am
Natural Resource Foundation. Anonymous half-million dollar donation creates hope for Wisconsin pollinators.

4:34am
Fox 11. The N.E.W. addiction: Monitoring opioid prescriptions only part of OD death solution.

Courts

12:04pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Court interpreter training to be held in Madison Sept. 14-15.

12:42pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP presses case on Tony Evers' treatment of conservative outlet MacIver News Service.

Education

12:35pm
UW-Madison. Mysterious cloud 'absorbers' seen to drive Venusian albedo, climate.
10:33am
NWTC. A new advantage for students.
10:14am
DPI. Stanford Taylor welcomes educators back to school.

4:27am
Janesville Gazette. Dual-credit dilemma: School district struggles to find classes for qualifying teachers.

Local

2:39pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Thanks to you, Hip-Hop Week MKE is making its mark and adding value to the city.

Congress

4:33pm
Rep. Quinn. Statement on Congressman Duffy's resignation.
3:56pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on Sean Duffy retirement.
3:53pm
Rep. Edming. Statement on the resignation of Congressman Duffy.
3:51pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Rep. Sean Duffy's resignation.
2:40pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on Sean Duffy's retirement.
1:55pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on the resignation of Rep. Sean Duffy.
1:19pm
Rep. Swearingen. Statement on Congressman Duffy's resignation.
1:18pm
Sen. Tiffany. Statement on Congressman Duffy's resignation.
1:17pm
Rep. August. Thanks Congressman Sean Duffy for service.
12:50pm
DPW. Statement on Rep. Duffy's resignation.
12:45pm
Tiffany for 12th Senate. Statement on Congressman Duffy's resignation.
12:05pm
WMC. Statement on U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy's resignation from Congress.

11:28am
The Hill. GOP Rep. Sean Duffy resigning from Congress.
10:55am
WQOW. Sean Duffy stepping down from Wisconsin's 7th District.
8:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin House Democrats condemn Donald Trump for economic turbulence.
4:33am
U.S. Rep. Steil. 'UPFRONT" recap: Steil says U.S. needs to strike trade agreements with allies.
4:30am
Dunn County News. Senator Baldwin visits Menomonie to address algae issues in Red Cedar watershed.
4:24am
Fox 11. Connect to Congress: Rep. Gallagher talks China, trade war and gun reform.

Politics

12:37pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Shipbuilder contributed $15K to electioneering group ahead of $31M state grants.
8:56am
DPW. Reps. Ron Kind, Gwen Moore, and Mark Pocan slam Donald Trump's continued attack on Wisconsinites and the state's economy.
8:55am
RPW. ICYMI: Chairman Hitt: Midwesterners know better than to dismantle the Trump economy.

Friday August 23, 2019

Governor

2:03pm
Gov. Evers. Gulfstream opens Appleton Service Center.
1:05pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Gov. Evers takes another step toward cleaner drinking water.
1:04pm
Rep. Nygren. Reacts to Executive Order #40.
12:53pm
Sen. Hansen. Governor Evers leadership on PFAS welcome and encouraging.
10:20am
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #41 recreating the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. 
10:19am
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #40 relating to PFAS in Wisconsin.
9:29am
Clean Wisconsin. Gov. Evers continues to lead on clean drinking water.

11:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers signs executive orders on water quality, cirminal justice.
10:08am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers issues order to curb PFAS pollution.
4:27am
Fox 11. Buying a gun in Wisconsin: The process v. universal background check proposal.
4:16am
Chippewa Herald. Gov. Tony Evers, Sen. Tammy Baldwin cite 'crisis in America's dairyland.'
4:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers says concerns over new gun laws diminishing 2nd Amendment are 'BS.'

Legislative

12:37pm
Rep. Shankland. First Wisconsin legislator to attend Clean Energy Legislative Academy.
10:10am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Back to school season. 
10:06am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Progress in the parks.
9:30am
LAB. Report 19-13: Universal Service Fund. Briefing Sheet.

12:50pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dueling bills aim to create more emergency mental health beds in western, northern Wisconsin.
4:11am
NBC 15. (Video) State lawmakers propose retirement saving plan for workers.

State Agencies

4:55pm
DNR. Cleanup of fugitive's bunker complete; no threat to public safety.
4:54pm
DATCP. And City of Milwaukee Health Department suspend meat and food processing at Outpost Natural Foods.
3:18pm
DMA. Volk Field concludes major air combat training exercise.
12:36pm
DOT. Awarded federal grant for new passenger train cars.
10:52am
DNR. Don Kirby: Longtime waterfowl advocate leader honored for leadership in waterfowl, conservation issues. 
10:04am
DATCP. Bought rhododendrons or alzaleas this season? Check for disease, plant health officials caution.

4:35am
WISC. Attorney General Kaul joins coalition to combat illegal robocalls.
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Board considers $5.7 million homicide claim in private.
4:13am
The Hill. State attorneys general, telecom companies band together on sweeping anti-robocall effort.
4:10am
WSAW. Wisconsin prisons better staffed due to DOC pay increases.

Economy/Business

8:40am
Direct Supply. Receives 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

11:28am
The Hill. Trump vows to respond to latest tariffs, calls for U.S. companies to 'start looking for an alternative to China.'
10:09am
WXPR. Wisconsin again to lead the nation in cranberry production.
7:32am
Bloomberg. China hits back at U.S. with tariffs on $75 billion of imports.
4:19am
WQOW. Wisconsin leads the nation in farm bankruptcies.
4:18am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Wisconsin's first large-scale solar project breaks ground in Two Rivers.

Statewide

12:10pm
Edge Messaging. Launches communications podcast.

4:36am
WKOW. Financial fallout: Communities still recovering from 2018 flooding.
4:23am
WUWM. Casinos: Potawatomi bids for Waukegan location, Ho-Chunk waits for Beloit decision.
4:22am
USA Today. Wisconsin man threatened workplace shooting, 5 guns found in his home, police say.
4:21am
WQOW. Western Wisconsin getting $81.6 million in rural broadband aid.
4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Diabetics struggle to find affordable insulin, despite being insured.

Courts

9:07am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Cole J. White.
9:06am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR. v. Gordon C. Ring.

4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin won't get back any of its $3.7 million in legal bills in gerrymandering case. Wisconsin State Journal.

Education

4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Some Wisconsin schools are recruiting students to get into the education field.
4:11am
CBS 58. CBS 58 Investigates: Why are taxpayers spending millions on abandoned MPS buildings?

Local

4:53pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Superior the latest Wisconsin city to take action to ban conversion therapy.
3:17pm
Madison Engineering Division. GreenPower Program installs 12th solar array in city, mayor 'flips the switch.'

4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee airport requesting $20.5M to complete international terminal upgrade.

Congress

4:32am
Reuters. Facing farmer anger, Trump scrambles Cabinet to brainstorm on biofuel policy: sources.
4:26am
WBAY. Congressman Mike Gallagher, a veteran, honors NE Wisconsin vets.
4:25am
Fox 11. Wisconsin veterans weigh in on student debt forgiveness for permanently disabled veterans.
4:24am
WEAU. Senator Tammy Baldwin visits Menomonie to discuss algae bloom concerns.

Politics

10:48am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Dem electioneering groups in Wisconsin raise 5X more than GOP groups in first half of 2019.

12:00pm
WISC. More donations to liberal groups over first half of year.
4:32am
WTMJ. Barrett not concerned that nearly half of DNC delegates are staying in Illinois.
4:21am
CBS 58. DNC 2020 hotel assignments released, nearly half of delegations staying in Illinois.

Thursday August 22, 2019

Governor

12:34pm
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Applauds Governor Evers' Executive Order establishing a Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices. 
11:08am
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Appointed by Governor Tony Evers to the Wisconsin Women's Council.

11:27am
NBC 15. Gov. Evers calls GOP concerns over gun bills 'BS'.
4:27am
WXOW. Gov. Evers and Sen. Baldwin tour organic farm, examine successful model.
4:24am
WBAY. Gov. Evers creates task force to bring down prescription drug prices.

Budget

3:21pm
LFB. Comparative Summary of Provisions 2019-21 Wisconsin State Budget.

Legislative

4:40pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Column: The hypocrisy of gun control.
4:29pm
Rep. Katsma. Assembly Republicans announce "REvest" retirement proposal.
3:55pm
Rep. Plumer. Announces "REvest" to make retirement saving easier.
3:52pm
Rep. Duchow. Introduces "REvest" to make retirement saving easier.
2:55pm
Sen. Cowles. Two Creeks project helps to shift narrative on solar energy.
2:54pm
Rep. Emerson. Unveils proposal aimed at restoring shared governance to UW-System.
1:35pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Legislators introduce bill to restore shared governance.
1:34pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Taxpayers bear the costs of unaccountable choice programs.
12:39pm
Rep. Myers. To host town hall.
12:09pm
Sen. Johnson. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: The time for action on gun violence is now.
4:37am
Rep. Felzkowski, Pew Trusts. Dozens of bipartisan groups, experts urge passage of critical health legislation in moving Wisconsin Senate Health Committee testimony.

4:29am
Barron News-Shield. Bill would establish mental health detention beds at Eau Claire.
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee alderman calls for gun law reform after car was shot.
4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate panel backs Tony Evers' pick to lead state health agency despite concerns from anti-abortion groups.
4:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Using dental therapists in Wisconsin draws broad support, but Wisconsin Dental Association opposed. WKOW.

State Agencies

4:41pm
DATCP. 'Something Special' companies live up to the name at State Fair Eats & Treats competition. 
3:05pm
AG Kaul. Joins 51 attorneys general and 12 companies in fight against illegal robocalls.
9:44am
DOJ. Polk County man sentenced to 5 years in prison, 5 years of extended supervision for methamphetamine possession with intent to deliver.
9:43am
Wisconsin Lottery. Power Play turns prize into six-digit win.
9:21am
ETF. State health insurance premiums to increase; First increase in three years.

4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. WEDC offers no-interest loans to businesses affected by July storms.
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. A decade after state stepped up seat belt enforcement, 90% of drivers buckle up.
4:19am
WUWM. Transporting Lake Michigan water to Waukesha will have little impact on waterways, officials say.
4:18am
WISN. DNR seeks input on plan to divert Lake Michigan water to Waukesha.
4:16am
WAOW. DNR board to consider rule closing grouse season early.

Economy/Business

11:10am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Visit UWM's Lubar Entrepreneurship Center at Sept. 12 event in Milwaukee.
11:07am
FarWell. Maintains rapid growth, lands third consecutive Inc. 5000 award.
9:42am
Alliant Energy. Executive recongized by Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee.

11:13am
CNBC. Manufacturing sector contracts for the first time in nearly a decade.
9:19am
Reuters. Graphic: Factory woes grip swing states that flipped for Trump in 2016.
4:31am
USA Today. U.S. has half a million fewer jobs than believed after big government revision.
4:30am
Washington Post. With deficit rising, worries grow the U.S. may be out of tools if recession hits.
4:27am
Yahoo Finance. 'The bleeding hasn't stopped yet' for U.S. dairy farmers.
4:14am
WISC. 'It would have been a huge impact': Village happy Cambria plant is being sold rather than closing.

Statewide

11:40am
Customers First! Coalition. Energy 2050 Power Lunch scheduled for August 27 in Madison.
9:49am
Wisconsin Women in Government. Announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors and leadership team.

4:40am
WEAU. MoviePass reports data breach, customers' credit card numbers possibly exposed.
4:12am
WQOW. Social media campaign pushes to address farmer mental health.
4:11am
Politico. Federal scientists warned of coming opioid crisis in 2006.

Education

4:42pm
Marquette University. MLB commissioner emeritus Selig will go 'On the Issues' Aug. 29.
3:54pm
Joseph P. Mettner Foundation. Awards 2019 scholarship to Hannah Stewart.
11:05am
DPI. Grants awarded to prevent student alcohol and drug use.
11:05am
UW-Milwaukee. Move-in week starts Tuesday, Aug. 27.
9:55am
MPS. Seeks feedback from community survey and public listening sessions.

4:20am
CBS 58. Proposal on banning Native American mascots in Wisconsin schools gains traction in Milwaukee area.
4:10am
WSAW. Local teacher denied student loan forgiveness 4 times despite meeting requirements.

Local

11:41am
Racine Mayor Mason. City of Racine passes ordinance banning the sale, application, and use of coal tar sealant products.
4:44am
Milwaukee Ald. Perez. The next generation: Youth DJ tutorial event a rousing success.
4:39am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement regarding Edgewood lawsuit.

9:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Maintenance issues leave Milwaukee Public Museum in danger of losing accreditation. 
9:24am
Racine Journal Times. Racine describes 'bleak' finances ahead of 2020 budget talks.
4:09am
WXOW. Wisconsin farmers discuss funding increase for river infrastructure. 

Congress

9:53am
U.S. Rep. Steil. On deficit forecast: "We must address federal spending now."

4:32am
WKBT. Sen. Tammy Baldwin supports funding for Mississippi River locks and dams.
4:17am
WISN. Johnson: 'I don't see the dynamic having changed much' on gun legislation.
4:11am
AP. Trump moves to end limits on detention of migrant children.

Wednesday August 21, 2019

Governor

3:37pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #39 relating to creating a task force on reducing prescription drug prices. 

4:37am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Evers, Senators Shilling and Baldwin speak on Medicaid at Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center. WKBT.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers pushes for energy goal, speaks against trade disputes.

Legislative

1:29pm
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Testimony on SB-89.
1:18pm
Sen. Jacque. Votes no on Secretary-designee Palm.
11:39am
Rep. Tittl Assembly Republican representatives call for veto override on mental health care initiatives.
11:38am
Badger Institute. Dental therapy testimony.
10:45am
Sen. Smith. Column: Politics behind gun inaction.
9:57am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Testimony supporting the passage of SB-89.
9:55am
Rep. Dittrich. Speaker's Task Force on Adoption envisions solutions.
5:06am
Badger Institute. Dental therapy would provide access to the many Wisconsinites who lack dental care.
5:04am
Sens. Testin, Taylor; Reps. Kurtz, Considine. Growing Opportunities Act passes Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously.

3:43pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin hemp bill changed to appease law enforcement.
3:34pm
U.S. News & World Report. Evers' pick to lead health agency wins committee approval.
1:25pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislation looks to improve dental care where it's scarce.
4:40am
RiverTowns. Western Wisconsin's emergency detention issue prompts new legislation, veto override possibility. 
4:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans introduce bills to combat elder abuse. 
4:30am
U.S. News & World Report. Bipartisan push for dental therapists in Wisconsin has foes.
4:21am
Portage Daily Register. Bill would reimburse groups for CWD testing stations, carcass dumpsters.

State Agencies

1:30pm
DVA. Sec.-designee Kolar elected as District Vice President of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affaris. 
1:16pm
DWD. July local employment and unemployment data released.
11:36am
WEDC. City of Ashland receives $155,400 state grant to assist in renovation of community child care center.
9:55am
DOJ. Sawyer County man receives maximum sentence for threatening local criminal justice officials and family.
9:50am
WEDC. No interest microloans authorized to assist businesses damaged in July 18 storms and aftermath.
4:42am
PSC. Votes to approve Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line project.

4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Public Service Commission approves Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
4:26am
Fox 6. WisDOT to receive $25.7M to upgrade train cars on Amtrak's Hiawatha line.

Economy/Business

4:16am
PR Newswire. Del Monte Pacific Limited announces plans to restructure supply chain of U.S. subsidiary Del Monte Foods.

4:29am
Politico. Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential 'moderate and short' recession.
4:28am
AP. Trump acknowledges China policies may mean U.S. economic pain.
4:26am
WSAW. Timber industry takes hit after summer storms.
4:24am
Reuters. Marquis Energy to cut ethanol production rates at Wisconsin plant: CEO.
4:23am
Bloomberg. Trump seeks to allay farm-state uproar in Oval Office meeting.
4:22am
The Hill. Trump says White House looking at payroll tax cut.

Environment/Outdoors

4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Great Lakes water levels expected to remain high.

Statewide

9:52am
We Are Many - United Against Hate. McCabe chosen as director.
5:12am
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Wisconsin Community Health Centers receive $850K in Quality Improvement Awards.

4:38am
NBC 15. FEMA urging Wisconsin residents to invest in flood insurance after 2018 floods.
4:37am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin's bail system 'burns the poor,' opponents say, as they call for reform.

Courts

1:44pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Vos v. Kaul - order.
8:20am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Daniel A. Griffin.

Education

1:19pm
UW-Madison. Health records pin broad set of health risks on genetic premutation.
10:43am
UW-Stout. Golf management alum enjoying work as head club pro.

4:49am
Wausau Daily Herald. Native American mascots: Appleton among growing number of school boards to support ban of 'offensive' imagery.
4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. More money will target mental health intervention in Wisconsin schools.

Local

1:20pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Gunfire too common and too close for comfort - time for action on firearms.
11:41am
Lofti Legal. U.S. immigration policy causes Michael's Frozen Custard to close location.
5:13am
City of Madison. City Engineering launches podcast, new way to connect with residents.

4:25am
WDIO. Superior passes conversion therapy ban.
4:20am
WJFW. High PFAS levels lead Oneida County to slap 'do not drink' recommendation on public spring.
4:19am
WAOW. New ordinance aiming to protect the community from sex offenders.
4:18am
WEAU. Hemp farming meeting held in Chippewa County.

Congress

1:47pm
Reuters. Trump says he is seriously looking at ending birthright citizenship.
11:43am
AP. Report shows deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year.
4:32am
Appleton Post Crescent. U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman discusses immigration, bill to restrict welfare for immigrants.

Politics

5:14am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. What college students in Wisconsin can do NOW to be ready to vote in 2020.

1:26pm
Cap Times. Mark Pocan unsure how active he'll be in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District race.

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Governor

12:50pm
Wisconsin BPDD. Applauds forward movement of Governor's Task Force on Caregiving.
10:01am
The Arc Wisconsin. Honored to serve on Governor's Task Force on Caregiving.

4:17am
WEAU. Evers forms caregiver task force to solve shortage of workers.
4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers seeks federal disaster declaration for 18 counties.

Legislative

4:03pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on 400th anniversary of American Slave Trade.
3:09pm
Rep. Sinicki. Statement on universal background checks bill.
12:49pm
Rep. Tittl. Holds listening sessions at Manitowoc County Fair.
11:18am
Sen. Olsen. Op-ed published on The Hill website.
10:37am
Sen. Testin, Rep. Macco. Introduce legislation to protect the elderly from abuse.
10:35am
Rep. Hintz. August is National Immunization Awareness Month.
10:02am
LRB. Regulating Wisconsin's Hemp Industry.
4:49am
Rep. Quinn. Northwest regional mental health center plan would provide savings, better access.

10:58am
Cap Times. Wisconsin juvenile corrections committee vets facility plans from Brown, Racine counties.
4:12am
WSAW. Kewaunee County EMS echoes national need for first responders.

State Agencies

3:38pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on Public Service Commission (PSC) approval of Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line project. 
3:37pm
Sen. Erpenbach; Reps. Considine, Hesselbein, Pope. Area Democrats are disappointed with the PSC approval of the transmission line.
3:35pm
DOJ. Jury convicts semi driver for striking school bus and injuring two dozen students.
3:27pm
Citizens Utility Board. PSC misses the mark by approving a risky power line that may never deliver on its promises.
3:10pm
DOT. Two WisDOT projects win America's Transportation Awards.
1:45pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:44pm
ATC, ITC Midwest, Dairyland Power Cooperative. Receive Wisconsin regulatory approval for Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project.
9:55am
DWD. Announces John Keckhaver as new Legislative Liaison.

12:20pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Regulators approve Cardinal-Hickory Creek power line.
4:09am
WQOW. Public weighs in on proposed changes to livestock farm regulation.

Economy/Business

10:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Utilities weigh changes as they seek to meet carbon reduction goals.
4:28am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin production workers logged fewest hours in July since 2009.
4:27am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn begins vertical construction on Gen 6 fab.

Statewide

1:27pm
Customers First! Coalition. Energy 2050 power lunch scheduled for August 27 in Madison.

1:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Probation holds clog Wisconsin jails; critics say the accused suffer without due process.

Courts

4:19am
Cap Times. Wisconsin AG Josh Kaul urges Supreme Court to deny GOP lame-duck lawsuit.

Education

3:07pm
UW-Stout. Housing strives for sustainability with mattress recycling.
12:18pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Opposes UW Board of Regents latest move to restrict campus free speech.
10:46am
UW-Platteville. Tucker selected for 2019 Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Award.
10:45am
UW-Platteville. Performing Arts Series announces new season.
10:43am
DPI. Wisconsin's National Teacher of the Year nominee is named.
9:54am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Suggests improvements to UW free speech policy.
4:32am
Marquette University. Burke Foundation commits $7 million to extend two service-driven scholarship programs.

Local

3:08pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Shea. Opposes South Shore bus route cuts.
1:36pm
Kawaunee County. Fills hundreds of backpacks for local kids.

4:13am
Fox 6. 'We don't think that's true:' MCTS drivers sound off on projected $28M budget gap, proposed cuts.
4:11am
NBC 26. Owners of Menominee Nation Arena filing for bankruptcy.
4:10am
WISC. Dane County faces groundwater flooding one year after historic rainfall.

Congress

1:50pm
Politico. Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal.
4:35am
The Hill. White House denies exploring payroll tax cut to offset worsening economy.
4:34am
Fox 6. Senator Baldwin stops in Milwaukee to discuss 'significant water challenges across the state, country.'
4:21am
The Hill. Planned Parenthood leaves family planning program over Trump abortion rule.
4:16am
The Center Square. Wisconsin Republican Congressman: Gun control not a reality despite 'crisis' push.
4:14am
Politico. Democratic leaders assail Trump's apparent reversal on background checks.
4:09am
WEAU. Rep. Ron Kind talks about cost of prescription drugs.

Politics

4:18am
RiverTowns. Somerset Republican announces bid for Senate District 10 seat.
4:14am
AP. Democrats spending millions to take back statehouses.

Monday August 19, 2019

Governor

4:00pm
Gov. Evers. Requests federal disaster aid for July's severe storms. Letter.
3:59pm
Gov. Evers. Requests federal disaster aid for July's severe storms.
3:07pm
Rep. Kolste. Appointed to Governor Evers' Task Force on Caregiving.
12:36pm
Gov. Evers. Announces appointements to Governor's Task Force on Caregiving.
9:30am
Gov. Evers. Appoints Emily I. Lonergan as Outagamie County Circuit Court Judge.

4:32am
Madison.com. Evers created new Wisconsin office to reach carbon-free goal.
4:31am
Wisconsin State Farmer. Listen to farmers, end unproductive trade war Evers tells Trump.
4:30am
WUWM. Tony Evers buckles down on clean energy goals.
4:29am
WKOW. Energy companies receptive to carbon-free executive order.
4:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wind, solar developers say transmission line key to achieving Tony Evers' clean energy goal.

Legislative

3:09pm
Rep. Stubbs. Celebrates Africa Fest 2019 and commemorates "Year of the Return."
3:08pm
North Shore Healthcare. Senator Marklein visits Elroy Health Services.

1:08pm
La Crosse Tribune. With state funding for mental health programs stalled, farmers search for other solutions.
4:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Backers of rural dental care find something to smile about.
4:27am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County's representatives split on gun control expansions.
4:26am
Madison.com. Twenty years after Columbine, little movement on gun control legislation.

State Agencies

3:55pm
DHS. Statewide effort aims to enroll more families in the WIC program.
10:39am
WEDC. Redline Plastics expands operations in Manitowoc.

4:24am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Wis. Elections Commission worried about efforts to confuse voters in 2020.
4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmer groups voice concerns over new permitting rules for livestock farms.
4:08am
Fox 6. Former Wisconsin homicide convict seeks $5.7 million in compensation.

Economy/Business

12:39pm
Foxconn. Begins vertical construction for Gen6 Fab.

12:46pm
CNBC. Here's what new tariffs will cost the average American household.
4:51am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn's presence two years later: lots where houses stood.
4:11am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Vistage CEO's optimism for U.S. economy tumbles.

Statewide

9:32am
WRA. July 2019 Home Sales Report.
8:52am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Troubling trends in Wisconsin: Life expectancy down; alcohol, drugs and suicide deaths up.
8:51am
PDPW. Dairy farms to host ACE Twilight Meetings for community leaders and neighbors.
8:50am
Wisconsin United to Amend. Political Reform Chautauqua to be held in Menomonie Sept. 7-8th.

12:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Life expectancy for Wisconsin babies falls as opioids, alcohol and suicide take the young.
4:40am
NBC 15. Report: Life expectancy drops in Wisconsin due to alcohol, drugs.

Courts

4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Grafton appeals decision on private school tuition.
4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Federal judge overturns Wisconsin Medicaid provision barring transgender surgery.

Education

3:54pm
UW-Stout. With Meyer's retirement, Guilfoile begins duties as interim chancellor.
3:46pm
UW-Madison. Industry partners leverage UW-Madison for business success.
2:52pm
UW-Madison. Making biominerals: nature's recipe is old, evolved more than once.
10:33am
Edgewood College. Named to Best in the Midwest for 2020.

10:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. In tight labor market, school bus companies scramble to find drivers.
4:12am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo board urges state to require 'voucher transparency' on property taxes, fully fund special ed.

Local

3:06pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Mitchell Airport receives Honor Roll designation from MMSD.
2:12pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Record groundwater levels continuing water damages in wake of 2018 historic Dane County flood.

9:11am
Racine Journal Times. City considers toxic sealant ban citing health, environmental concerns.
4:28am
WISC. 'Its' unacceptable': City leaders react to shootings across Madison.

Congress

4:41am
AP. Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end.

Politics

2:13pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Women Lead endorses.
10:38am
WIN2020WI. Sen. Baldwin tells WIN2020 she will not endorse in 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary.
8:48am
Link for 10th Senate. Announces candidacy.

Friday August 16, 2019

Governor

3:11pm
Rep. Kuglitsch. Responds to Governor Evers' Executive Order #38 mandating 100% renewable energy electrical grid.
3:10pm
Rep. Neubauer. Wisconsin sets goal of carbon-free energy by 2050.
2:37pm
Gov. Evers. Highlights transportation investments during stops in Wausau, Green Bay.
1:57pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Office of Sustainability & Clean Energy is the right step forward.
1:56pm
Clean Wisconsin. Gov. Evers takes action to promote a clean energy future.
1:51pm
Rep. Shankland. Applauds Governor Evers' leadership on clean energy and sustainability.
1:49pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Wisconsin finally joins the fight against climate change.
1:45pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #38 relating to clean energy in Wisconsin. 

2:47pm
WBAY. Evers: Lt. gov has been 'truthful' about college career.
2:45pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers: Wisconsin will be carbon neutral by 2050.
2:10pm
Cap Times. Tony Evers sets 100% carbon-free goal, creates new office promoting clean energy.
4:14am
Chippewa Herald. Evers touts need for clean water.

Legislative

3:13pm
Rep. Stuck. Attends Millennial Action Project's bipartisan 'Future Summit' for young state legislators.
1:55pm
Senate & Assembly Black Caucus. Supports universal background check bill.
1:53pm
Senate & Assembly Black Caucus. Supports disability accommodations.
1:52pm
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Cattle, curds & cream puffs.
1:50pm
Rep. Stubbs. Calls for universal background checks.
12:13pm
Rep. Oldenburg. Seeks First Responder of the Year nominations.
10:20am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Tobacco21.
10:16am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Read, lead, succeed.
4:22am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on universal background checks.
4:20am
Sen. Darling. Two criminal justice bills have public hearings. 

4:17am
WUWM. Milwaukee lawmaker introduces bill requiring background checks for more gun sales.
4:16am
WQOW. Evers pushes for background checks, Chippewa Valley gun shop owner calls it "crazy."
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW student groups say bill protecting free speech on campus unnecessary. 
4:12am
WKBT. New Wisconsin gun bill could face uphill battle in Republican-controlled Assembly, Senate.
4:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Bill calls for DNR to sell bug spray to prevent Lyme disease.
4:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Taxpayers to give up $200,000 because Republican lawmakers blocked a liberal group on Twitter.

State Agencies

12:21pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Matching all 11 gets $100,000.
12:15pm
BAdger Air Community Council. Encourages community engagement in the EIS process.

Economy/Business

3:09pm
ABC of Wisconsin. Letter to the Editor: Developing a workforce through apprenticeship.
10:21am
WMC. And Ogletree Deakins honor Human Resources Professional of the Year Award winners.
10:17am
WMC. Nine companies win Business Friend of the Environment Award.

2:51pm
CNBC. Trump's tax cut isn't giving the U.S. economy the boost it needs.
12:27pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Food production industry is strong amid farm troubles, report states.
4:08am
Milwaukee Biz Times. C&D Technologies to close its Milwaukee plant.

Environment/Outdoors

2:13pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Documents show Michigan regulators approved permit for mining company despite reservations. 

Statewide

1:48pm
We Are Many - United Against Hate. After tragedies in El Paso and Dayton, "We Are Many: United Against Hate" strives to lead a local response.
4:23am
Badger Institute. Occupational licensing reform in Wisconsin should be bipartisan issue.

Courts

4:55pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts three new cases.

Education

12:18pm
UW-Madison. Madison College students prepare for transfer, gain biotech skills.
12:12pm
Marquette University. Professor of nursing receives Way Klingler Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award.

7:57am
Cap Times. One year ahead of funding deadline, Wisconsin schools continue finalizing safety, security plans.

Local

1:46pm
City of Madison. Watershed focus group dates set for residents who experienced flooding.
9:08am
Milwuakee Ald. Zielinski. Streetcar expansion plans irresponsible in light of Mayor Barrett's proposed 2020 budget.
4:21am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. And Madison mayor convene local leaders to collaborate against climate change.

4:19am
CBS 58. Wisconsin limits the authority of local governments to regulate firearms. 
4:19am
Fox 6. Projected $28M gap in Milwaukee County's 2020 budget "the most imporatant challenge we have.'
4:18am
WXOW. La Crosse County District Attorney's Office gets pay raise.
4:09am
Fox 6. 'An imminent public health crisis:' Drugs on track to kill historic numbers of people in Milwaukee County.

Politics

12:16pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Twenty-five Wisconsin Republicans share the views of Rep. Steve King.
8:15am
WIN2020WI. Veteran Wisconsin political operatives launch 'WIN2020' podcasst.

4:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans lead in fundraising for first half of 2019.

Thursday August 15, 2019

Governor

1:39pm
Rep. McGuire. Statement on criminal background checks.
12:47pm
Rep. Neubauer. Calls for universal background checks.
12:45pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement in support of universal background check legislation.
11:56am
Sen. Erpenbach. The time for universal background checks is now.
11:52am
Gov. Evers. Announces appointments to the Wisconsin Women's Council.
11:30am
Rep. Spreitzer. Supports background check legislation.
11:29am
Rep. Hesselbein. Supports common sense background checks.
11:09am
Rep. Steineke. Statement on increased gun laws.
10:45am
Rep. Subeck. Joins Governor Evers, Democratic colleagues introducing universal background check legislation.
10:37am
Rep. Gruszynski. Supports criminal background checks for gun purchases.
10:29am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement in support of universal background checks bill.
10:20am
Sen. Shilling. Democrats take action to improve public safety.
10:18am
Rep. Sargent. Close the background check loophole in Wisconsin-a pragmatic solution to a fixable problem.
9:33am
Gov. Evers. Wisconsin Democrats announce universal background checks bill, call on Republicans to act. LRB-3949
4:43am
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for part-time Register of Deeds of Menominee County.

11:58am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers, Wisconsin Democrats propose gun background check bill.
10:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers and Democratic lawmakers roll out bill to expand background checks to most gun sales.
10:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers, Democratic lawmakers unveil universal background check bill.
10:22am
WQOW. Evers, Democrats offer gun background check bill.
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers says it's possible he'll call a special session on gun violence.
4:24am
Fox 11. Gov. Evers fills potholes in Green Bay while touting grant program for local roads.

Legislative

1:40pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Republicans continue to leave small family farms behind.
1:38pm
Rep. Magnafici. Northwest WI deserves more mental health resources.
11:54am
Rep. Shankland. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Local Government Matters.
10:31am
Sen. Taylor. Bill outlawing sexual contact while in custody moves forward. 
10:30am
Sen. Taylor. Realities of anti-shackling bill evoke emotion.
10:26am
Rep. Nygren. Attends Mental Health America legislative panel.

11:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Robin Vos accuses paralyzed lawmaker of trying to sabotage him by seeking accommodations.
10:21am
U.S News & World Report. Paralyzed Wisconsin lawmaker calls GOP leader 'sad.'
8:20am
WISC. Wisconsin Assembly leader says accommodations will be made.
8:16am
WSAW. Wisconsin GOP leader says gun safety laws are ineffective.
4:20am
WSAU. Senator Tiffany on storm damage in the Northwoods.
4:15am
WISN. State Republicans decline to allow paralyzed lawmaker to call in to meetings.

State Agencies

2:58pm
Serve Wisconsin. Milwaukee celebrates new ranking as #7 city for producing AmeriCorps members.
2:53pm
DOR. Equalized Values Report shows healthy increase in property value.
12:42pm
DOT. Annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign.
11:02am
UW-Milwaukee. WEDC grants spur innovation at School of Freshwater Sciences and Connected Systems Institute.
11:01am
WEDC. Consul general of Japan sets "grassroots caravan" to Wisconsin.
10:24am
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball and Badger 5 paying it forward.

4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dairy group calls proposed siting rule unworkable, unfair.
4:16am
Door County Pulse. More delays for Eagle Tower: New bids still $1 million over budget.

Economy/Business

12:38pm
DWD. Wisconsin adds 13,600 total non-farm, 14,600 private-sector jobs over year.

2:55pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin's unemployment rate ticks up to 3.0%.
4:23am
WKBT. Wisconsin leads nation in cranberry production.
4:11am
AP. AP Explains: Is the U.S. economy nearing a recession?

Statewide

1:37pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. National Cancer Institute funds Wisconsin clinical trial network.

4:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Opioid deaths down in Wisconsin last year for first time since 2015.

Courts

4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal judge throws out lawsuit seeking to overturn Wisconsin's Act 10.
4:31am
The Hill. 13 states file lawsuit over Trump 'public charge' rule.
4:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Clean Wisconsin, other environmental groups sue EPA over coal power rule.
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Justice Brian Hagedorn downplays political ties at public swearing-in.

Education

4:32pm
Edgewood College. New freshmen arrive Sunday August 18.
12:42pm
UW-Madison. 'Dr. Dirt' worked with farmers to address water resources challenges.
11:55am
UW-Stout. Positive view of aging can extend lifespan.
10:54am
UW-Madison. Moves up in 2019 worldwide ranking of universities.
10:25am
DPI. Department awards nearly $4 million to support students outside of school hours.

4:15am
WISC. Resolution aims to make Native American mascots a thing of the past.

Local

12:49pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Time to update MCTS advertising guidelines.

4:35am
Daily Reporter. County task force signs off on $66M plan to overhaul Milwaukee domes.
4:13am
WBAY. Jail overcrowding costing taxpayers thousands per month.

Congress

8:18am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Hong Kong protests.

4:22am
KTIC. Kind: Purdue ignoring Wisconsin farmers, gives trade aid to largest producers.

Politics

10:38am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Republican lawmakers led fundraising in first six months of 2019.

Wednesday August 14, 2019

Governor

3:33pm
Gov. Evers. Announces apointments to the Board of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
2:42pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Evers bows to WMC.
2:19pm
WMC. Applauds Gov. Tony Evers for focusing on workforce development & talent attraction.
8:59am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Letter in support of "lead czar" executive order.

4:14am
Spectrum News. Top Wisconsin lawmakers speak to business leaders at WMC conference.
4:10am
WKBT. Governor Tony Evers supports "Red Flag" gun regulating law.

Legislative

2:21pm
Rep. Macco. Thanks UWGB Chancellor Gary Miller for his outstanding dedication and service.
11:32am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP senators dodging gun law questions got election support from NRA.
11:29am
State Senate Democratic Committee. ICYMI: 'Can you stop recording?' Wisconsin Republican dodge reporters' questions on guns.
11:24am
Sen. Smith. Column: Legislators gather for nonpartisan conference.
10:03am
Rep. Anderson. Wisconsin Assembly Republicans abandon the Americans with Disabilities Act. Letter.
9:08am
Rep. Loudenbeck, Sen. Kooyenga. Introduce telehealth legislation.
4:42am
Rep. Shankland. Republican so-called "campus free speech" bill likely to do just the opposite.

2:55pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin bill has GOP pushing broader birth control access.
2:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No Republicans sign letter urging Assembly speaker to allow paralyzed lawmaker to call in to meetings.
4:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican lawmakers largely decline to engage with gun control measures.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Senate leader: 'I don't have the answer' on preventing mass shootings.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate leader open to expanding grounds guns can be confiscated from the dangerous, wants more security at state Capitol.
4:22am
WKOW. Students speak out against proposed UW free speech policy.
4:21am
WISC. Republicans resurrect UW campus free speech bill.
4:16am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Republicans push mental health bills.
4:09am
WISC. Families say dyslexia bill would help; state reading group disputes 'reading wars' discussion. NBC 15.

State Agencies

3:47pm
DHS. State health agency's new data tool shows a decline in the number of opioid deaths in Wisconsin.
2:28pm
Dairy Business Association. Dairy group calls proposed changes to farm siting rule unworkable, unfair.
2:18pm
DNR. Honors 27 conservation wardens for lifesaving and valor acts.
1:17pm
DOT. Launches "Transportation Connects Us" podcast featuring Governor Evers.
1:11pm
DATCP. First Wisconsin case of EIA confirmed in Taylor County horse.
11:18am
DNR. To present Lake Michigan management options for public input.
9:58am
DMA. Wisconsin leaders recognize Guardsmen as storm recovery mission concludes.
9:40am
DMA. Wisconsin receives federal grant for NextGen 9-1-1
9:05am
WEDC. Wisconsin selected for policy academy to strengthen manufacturing.
4:43am
WRS. Preliminary WRS investment performance.

2:44pm
WQOW. Foxconn leaders, Wisconsin officials meet; details unclear.
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Elections Commission scales back plan on secure computers. Wisconsin State Journal. Cap Times.
4:05am
U.S. News & World Report. DNR spent nearly $10K to host wasting disease summit.

Economy/Business

1:15pm
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers. Celebrate 25 years of leading the nation in production.
9:56am
Wisconsin Safety Council. Take time to be safe + sound this week.

4:38am
The Hill. Trump blinks as trade war threatens consumers.
4:26am
WBAY. Local farmers want out of the trade war.
4:26am
WJFW. Wisconsin farmers hopeful USMCA passes Congress as window of opportunity closes according to Mexico's consul general. WAOW.
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmer groups agree with Evers' calls to end U.S.-China trade war.
4:15am
Spectrum News. Dairy industry's economic impact increases.

Statewide

9:57am
Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts & Letters. Conference will deliver "fast track" climate change strategy for Wisconsin.
9:04am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Solution Series: Healthcare price transparency lowers costs.
4:45am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Political reform in Wisconsin: Back to the future.

4:19am
WBAY. Appleton: July storm damage totals top $715,000.
4:18am
Fox 11. FEMA could offer Wisconsin disaster relief after July's storms.
4:17am
WQOW. Wisconsin ranks 20th in the nation for child care costs.

Courts

2:22pm
One Wisconsin Now. Questions about Brian Hagedorn's ability to fairly serve all remain unanswered.
9:59am
Clean Wisconsin. Sues EPA over Clean Power Plan replacement.

4:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Kaul joins multistate lawsuit challenging coal rules.

Education

4:13pm
Marquette University. Advantage Program announced in partnership with Catholic Memorial High School.
1:09pm
Marquette University. Phschology professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award.
9:55am
UW-Stout. Student team gets international experience in Moscow competition.

Local

3:49pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Opposition to streetcar gains stronger foothold.
9:09am
Brown County Port and Resource Recovery Department. Year-to-date tonnage up 20%.

4:11am
WAOW. Five Wisconsin mayors sign letter in support of gun safety laws.
4:07am
WKOW. Lake Barney flooding and high groundwater impact locals as officials struggle to find solutions.

Politics

4:43am
Bridge Project. Launches effort to expose disastrous local impact of Trump's policies for WI.

4:14am
NBC 15. Vos says Republicans want veto-proof majority in Assembly.

Tuesday August 13, 2019

Governor

1:47pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Angeline Winton as Washburn County Circuit Court Judge.
12:11pm
American Federation of Teachers, Local 212. MATC education professionals applaud Evers' attempts to hold for-profit schools accountable.

2:03pm
Fox 11. Evers urges diversity in talk to state chamber of commerce.
4:25am
WAOW. Governor Evers addresses flooding concerns in Adams County.
4:24am
WAOW. Governor Evers aims to fix potholes in Wausau.
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers calls on Donald Trump to end trade war. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

4:36pm
Rep. Kurtz, Sen. Testin. Proposal to increase rural WI's dental workforce has a hearing.
4:34pm
One Wisconsin Now. Republican state legislators offer white nationalism protection act.
2:27pm
Sen. Kapenga, Rep. Horlacher. Legislators intoduce campus free speech bill.
12:50pm
Rep. Nygren. Tours southern border.
9:42am
Milwaukee Riverkeeper, Milwaukee Water Commons, League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Send letter to Water Quality Task Force ahead of hearing.
8:51am
Speaker Vos. State Assembly to honor first responders.

2:00pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans, Evers differ in response to shootings.
1:59pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Can you stop recording?' Wisconsin Republicans dodge reporters' questions on guns.
4:20am
WKOW. Task force working to prevent suicide among first responders and veterans.
4:17am
Fox 11. State Assembly discussing bill to help move downtown Green Bay coal piles.
4:15am
WKBT. Local legislators tour La Crosse's criminal justice system.

State Agencies

4:34pm
DNR. Weekly news.

4:49am
WUWM. Natural Resources secretary designee plans to carry out Governor Evers' clean drinking water quest.
4:18am
WJFW. DNR expands options for groups, businesses to help stop CWD spread.

Economy/Business

9:39am
UW-Extension. Agriculture generates $104.8 billion and 437,700 jobs in Wisconsin, UW study says.

12:15pm
Reuters. U.S. to delay China tariffs on some products, including laptops, cell phones.
4:37am
Chippewa Herald. Chippewa Falls area farmers face fallout from tariffs.
4:32am
Daily Reporter. ABC: Despite strong economy, tariffs, debt and weak job growth could lead to slowdown.
4:25am
WKOW. Cheese makers brace for additional tariffs.
4:18am
WXOW. Hi-Crush halting production at Whitehall plant; layoffs coming.
4:16am
WBAY. Georgia-Pacific's expansion plan in Green Bay is put on hold 'indefinitely.'

Environment/Outdoors

4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Study: Asian carp could find plenty of food in Lake Michigan.

Statewide

9:38am
National Taxpayers Union. Adds state affairs staff with hire of Jessica Ward.

4:31am
Daily Reporter. Storms, floods cause $1.2B in damage to public infrastructure. 
4:20am
Governing. America has a health-care crisis - in prisons.
4:19am
Reuters. African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study.
4:12am
AP. Report: Costs in most states exceed subsidies for child care.

Courts

12:12pm
AG Kaul. Joins lawsuit against Trump's dirty power rule.

12:17pm
The Hill. 22 states sue Trump over repeal of Obama-era power plant rules.

Education

12:09pm
Marquette University. Computer science professor receives $1.8 million grant for precision medicine research.
10:24am
UW-Stout. Seven students earn over $33,000 in print, graphics scholarships.
9:43am
NWTC. A wave of change.
8:08am
UW-Platteville. Melin receives Wisconsin Teaching Fellow award.

4:21am
WAOW. Wausau Board of Education votes to support retiring Native American mascots.

Local

4:39pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Supports young artists.
12:51pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces Astra Iheukumere as Deputy Director of Human Services.
8:06am
Milwaukee County Sup. Sebring. Calls for removal of anti-law enforcement ad on county bus.

4:27am
Fox 6. 'Difficult decisions:' Budget battle could lead to some Milwaukee County bus routes being cut in 2020.
4:13am
WDIO. Ironwood, Hurley residents voice concerns over water quality. 

Congress

4:13am
Politico. Trump administration eases endangered species rules.

Monday August 12, 2019

Governor

2:54pm
Gov. Evers. Calls on President Trump to listen to farmers, end unproductive trade wars.

3:06pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers: Transportation grants will be distributed fairly to urban, rural communities.
4:45am
WAOW. Adams County residents begging for Evers to declare a state of emergency.

Legislative

12:10pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Democrats give Republicans a second chance to expand health care.

4:40am
Fox 11. WI to take on gun reform following El Paso, Dayton mass shootings.
4:37am
WQOW. Wisconsin residents push for laws requiring hands-free cell phone use behind the wheel.

State Agencies

4:34pm
DWD. WC Division process improvements save costs, strengthen customer service.
2:52pm
Wisconsin Lottery. #Winsconsin has another millionaire.
8:47am
WEDC. Specialty Cheese Company Inc. expands operations in Reeseville.

4:44am
NBC 26. DNR expands program to slow the spread of CWD.
4:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: More than 1,000 Madison homes would be 'incompatible for residential use' with F-35 jets.
4:36am
Tomah Journal. Hearing to consider water quality rules at Petenwell, Castle Rock and Lake Wisconsin.
4:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin election officials consider lending new equipment to towns with outdated systems.

Economy/Business

2:55pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.

8:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farms spending less due to low prices, increased consolidation.
4:45am
CNBC. 'Trump is ruining our markets': Struggling farmers are losing a huge customer to the trade war - China.

Environment/Outdoors

4:33am
Minneapolis Star Tribune. Great Lakes' latest pollution threat is 'microplastics.'

Statewide

4:40am
WBAY. FEMA agrees to survey Wisconsin's July storm damage.

Education

4:32pm
Marquette University. Vice President for Public Affairs Rana Altenburg named to National Science Coalition Board.
1:05pm
UW-Madison. Mead Witter School of Music's Hamel Music Center opening this fall.
1:04pm
UW-Stout. Military service of alumni recognized at Stories of Honor.
8:55am
UW-Stout. Work close to wrapping up on two of three building renovations.

Local

4:41am
La Crosse Tribune. 'They live in fear': Arcadia struggles to heal wounds caused by ICE raid.
4:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ironwood puts out water advisory for Michigan, Wisconsin residents.
4:38am
ABC News. Wisconsin police planning to fight teen sexting with hefty fines.
4:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Dodge County to ID alleged drunken drivers on social media.

Congress

1:08pm
AP. U.S. budget deficit grows 27% through July.
8:52am
Reuters. New U.S. rule could disqualify half of visa applicants.

Politics

4:48am
WISN. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker campaigns in Milwaukee.

Friday August 9, 2019

Legislative

11:11am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Delete it!
9:12am
Rep. Nygren. Governor Evers embraces healthcare investments.
9:11am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Phishing: Never in season.

4:27am
Stevens Point Journal. Committee backs Gov. Tony Evers' pick for DOT, but Senate leader gives no assurance he will be confirmed. Cap Times.
4:23am
WUWM. Wisconsin lawmakers propose legislation to combat sexual abuse by clergy.
4:19am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Vos president of NCSL.
4:16am
WISN. Democrats propose gun tax to help victims of gun violence. WQOW.
4:15am
WFRV. Signs placed along Mike Ellis Interchange honoring late state senator.

State Agencies

2:42pm
DMA. Roadway debris clearance mission nears completion.
11:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin utility regulators to consider Michigan, Illinois calls to reject power line.
9:09am
DATCP. Reduce your moving stress: Read up on your tenant rights.

3:00pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Expert: More than 500 Wisconsin elections clerks use outdated systems.
11:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State officials fear local election clerks vulnerable to cyberattacks.
4:33am
WKOW. AG Kaul suggests Colorado model for "red flag" law.
4:24am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State changed location for planned Milwaukee youth detention center as favor to Direct Supply, Glendale mayor claims.
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS head looks to build on Wisconsin's approach to opioid addiction.
4:17am
WXOW. The Latest; Barnes blames staffer for graduation claim.
4:13am
U.S. News & World Report. DOC releases inmates' protected health information.

Economy/Business

4:33am
Traverse City Record Eagle. A crack in the Great Lakes Compact? Diversion plan prompts pushback.

Statewide

4:34pm
WPHCA. Fifteen Wisconsin Community Health Centers receive $2.4 million in federal funding to integrate behavioral health and combat the opioid crisis.

4:22am
WBAY. Wisconsin to receive 3 million federal dollars to fight opioid crisis.

Courts

4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawsuit says Prairie du Chien inmates were exposed to asbestos, black mold, contaminated water.

Education

12:21pm
Marquette University. Mark Zoromski receives Teaching Excellence Award.
11:12am
UW-Extension. Farmer to Farmer website links buyers to sellers.
9:14am
UW-Madison. Remembering Toni Morrison.

Local

11:18am
Washington County Parks and Planning. Proposed 10 acre Sandy Knoll County Park dog exercise area.
11:16am
Octavian Technology Group. Former software consulting CEO launches Octavian Technology Group, a new tech start-up focused on AI and data science.

4:14am
Fox 6. Summerfest racks up $800K bill and taxpayers will likely be paying for it.

Congress

2:43pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. To FDA: Hold Avexis accountable for falsifying data.

4:21am
WDIO. Sen. Baldwin visits UWS Ballast Water Testing Facility.

Thursday August 8, 2019

Governor

4:45am
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging & Health Groups. Thanks governor for proclaiming August National Immunization Month.

4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers sells his first livestock at State Fair auction.

Legislative

4:11pm
Sen. Stroebel. (Updated) Secretary-Designee Craig Thompson is wrong for Wisconsin.
4:10pm
Rep. Taylor. Rallies at Capitol with community, immigrant advocates and activists.
3:25pm
Rep. Vining. Echoes call to action against gun violence.
2:33pm
Sen. Schachtner. Column: Clean water a deliberate policy choice.
2:32pm
MacIver Institute. Democrats continue pushing unnecessary, costly Medicaid expansion.
1:55pm
Sen. Carpenter. Where's Robin?
1:41pm
Sens. Cowles, Johnson; Reps. Thiesfeldt, Taylor. SCHOOLS Act unveiled as a bipartisan effort.
1:25pm
NCSL. Wisconsin Speaker Robin Vos to head.
1:18pm
Sen. Feyen. Weekly Republican Radio Address: Get out and enjoy Wisconsin!
11:39am
Sen. Erpenbach. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Just say yes to Medicaid expansion. 
11:05am
Sen. Petrowski. Statement on committee action.
11:02am
Sen. Nass. Senate committee vote on appointment of Secretary-Designee Craig Thompson.
9:55am
Sen. Carpenter. Speaker Robin Vos' moral failure.
9:49am
Rep. Taylor, Dane County Sup. Chawla, Madison Ald. Rummel. (Updated) Area elected officials express grave concerns about Truax National Guard expansion.

12:37pm
WQOW. Paralyzed lawmaker asks for support in accommodation request.
10:22am
AP. Contested Evers Cabinet pick Thompson clears first hurdle.
10:13am
Cap Times. Lawmakers push bills to end statute of limitations on lawsuits for childhood sex assaults, close loophole for clergy to report abuse.
10:06am
WKOW. Proposal for clergy to report accusations gets support from alleged Madison child victims.
4:38am
Cap Times. Tony Evers' cabinet picks continue to work through committee process as they await confirmation from full Senate.
4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democratic state lawmakers renew push for Child Victims Act.
4:36am
WISC. Bill would fund firearm crime victim compensation with new tax on guns.
4:36am
WTMJ. 'I'm being excluded': Paralyzed Rep. Jimmy Anderson on Speaker Vos' denial of accommodations. 
4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. Democrats look to end lawsuit limits, force clergy reports. 
4:23am
Fox 6. Lawmakers propose changes to sexual abuse reporting: 'This bill is about protecting children.'

State Agencies

3:27pm
DHS. Older age groups now included in investigation of lung disease among people who reported vaping.
12:35pm
DNR. Sand operations spill impacting stream in Jackson County.
12:10pm
Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution exposing people to black mold, asbestos, and water pollution in violation of the law.
11:43am
PSC. Votes to assess forfeiture to contractor in Sun Prairie natural gas explosion.
11:00am
DHS. Managed care organizations selected for state Family Care programs.
10:51am
Wisconsin Lottery. SuperCash! top prize winner.
10:16am
Dept. of Tourism. Announces refresh to advisory committees.
10:11am
DMA. Northern Lightning exercise returns to Volk Field August 12-23.

10:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin DNR expanding programs aimed at reducing spread of CWD.
4:29am
WKBT. Attorneys general call for streaming industry to limit tobacco use.
4:28am
NBC 15. DOJ training educators to identify concerning student behaviors, prevent school attacks.

Economy/Business

10:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Retailer, legal expert say legal clarity needed for Wisconsin's CBD industry.
4:40am
Bloomberg. Farm discontent spills over as ag secretary is confronted in Minnesota.
4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin paper industry optimistic a decade after Great Recession, study finds.
4:25am
CNBC. U.S.-China trade war is hurting farmers, but they're sticking with Trump.

Statewide

9:36am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Frombach named Marshfield Medical Center - Minocqua Chief Nursing Officer.

4:30am
WQOW. Your vehicle registration is going to get more expensive Oct. 1.
4:28am
NBC 26. Wisconsin becoming 'surrounded by smoke.'

Courts

4:30am
WTMJ. Wisconsin court: Removing blacks from jury pool wasn't discrimination.
4:18am
WSAW. Legal experts say case against Evers is strong.

Education

1:19pm
Marquette University. SWIM, Social Development Commission to partner on conference, Oct. 7-8.
10:52am
UW-Madison. UW Arboretum hosts native plant gardening conference Sept. 15.

4:33am
La Crosse Tribune. UW-La Crosse to update heating system, ditch coal after coal contract expires.

Local

1:17pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Pigskin Peanuts exhibit featured at New Visions Gallery.
10:54am
Milwaukee County Sup. Weishan. Time is right for Indigenous People's Park.
9:37am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Announces Pressure Chamber finalists.

10:08am
Fox 11. Local advocates step up efforts to fight sex trafficking in Wisconsin.
4:53am
CBS 58. Village of Pewaukee passes ordinance to fine teens who 'sext.'

Congress

4:56am
WJFW. Sen. Baldwin includes Lac du Flambeau tribal members in ongoing climate change conversation.
4:34am
Newsmax. Sen. Johnson: Red flag laws could present rights issues.

Politics

4:43am
Pade for 1st Congress. Businessperson & Kenosha native announces campaign for Congress.

Wednesday August 7, 2019

Governor

4:15pm
Gov. Evers. Announces Building Commission approved projects.
4:14pm
Gov. Evers. Launches back to school health resources for parents.

3:42am
Fox 11. Evers signs transportation bill, vetoes 2 others.
3:40am
U.S. News &World Report. Governor, Wisconsin GOP leaders to meet on gun control.

Budget

2:14pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State to quadruple size of Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center.
3:39am
Fox 6. Vehicle titles, registration fees increase in Wisconsin starting October 1.

Legislative

4:14pm
Sen. Taylor. And Rep. Chris Taylor, Rep. Melissa Sargent reintroduce Child Victims Act.
2:22pm
Rep. Anderson. Introduces legislation to create a statewide fund for victims of gun violence. 
2:12pm
Rep. Subeck. Joins Ohio, Texas state lawmakers in call for swift passage of strong gun laws to stop gun violence.
1:22pm
3rd Congressional State Legislators. Letter to U.S. Rep. Kind regarding USMCA.
11:49am
Rep. Taylor. Bills provide hope and healing to survivors of child abuse, while strengthening child abuse reporting laws.
10:47am
Sen. Smith. Column: Questioning our economy.
10:13am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Calls on lawmakers to pass state gun reforms.
9:39am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on recent acts of white supremacist terrorism.
8:31am
Wisconsin for Safe Technology. Wisconsin Legislature and Governor Evers endanger public health.

2:16pm
WBAY. Democrats look to end lawsuit limits, force clergy reports.
8:22am
WSAU. Madison state Rep. calls for Assembly Speaker to resign.
3:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. In wake for mass shootings, Wisconsin leaders remain divided over gun laws.
3:43am
WEAU. Lawmakers propose new "red flag" gun laws.
3:38am
WSAW. WI lawmakers hope to address hands-free driving.

State Agencies

2:50pm
DOC Sec.-Designee Carr. Appoints Ron Hermes as new Division of Juvenile Corrections Administrator.
2:18pm
Transportation Development Association. Podcast highlights innovative bridge pilot program.
11:33am
AG Kaul. Joins bipartisan coalition of 43 attorneys general urging video streaming industry to protect young viewers from tobacco.
10:48am
DNR. Smokey Bear celebrates 75th birthday.
10:14am
DMA. Communities, National Guard rally together to recover from devastating storms.
9:19am
DNR. Expanding CWD kiosk and dumpster programs.
4:02am
DNR. Weekly News.

4:05am
WAOW. State task force on student loan debt holds listening session in Wausau.
3:45am
Chippewa Herald. DNR investigating Jackson County mine spill; unknown material discolored Trempealeau River.

Economy/Business

3:43am
WQOW. Wisconsin farmers could lose big as China stops purchasing ag products.
3:42am
WTMJ. Struggling Wisconsin dairy farmers prepare for another hit to industry.

Statewide

11:34am
Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality. Dental Associates joins.

3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin has a goal of broadband for all by 2025.

Courts

9:50am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Vos v. Kaul - order.
8:36am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Malcolm J. Sanders.
4:30am
MacIver Institute. MacIver News Service sues Gov. Evers for equal access.

8:44am
WQOW. Conservative think tank sues Evers over press access.

Education

2:11pm
WIPPS. Launches civic journalism training program for central Wisconsin youth.
1:19pm
UW-Stout. U.S. cheese safety, marketing could benefit from research project.
1:18pm
UW-Madison. Earth's last magnetic field reversal took far longer than once thought.
11:51am
UW-Stout. Students receive international award for assistive technology.
10:45am
Marquette University. VP for mission and ministry receives Jesuit organization's highest honor.
10:36am
UW-Milwaukee. New online program offers convenient way to study Jewish culture and history and Hebrew.
4:01am
UW-Milwaukee. Names new dean of the College of Health Sciences.
4:01am
Marquette University. Center to Peacemaking forms partnership with MPS for new Success Center services.

Local

1:24pm
M.O.D. Media. Announces filming of Nick Hart's comedy special.
8:47am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Lifeguard staffed beaches transition to "Swim At Your Own Risk" for end of swim season.

3:58am
Fox 6. 'Hidden issue:' Rotary Club talks human trafficking in Milwaukee, what's being done to fight it.

Congress

3:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP congressman: 'Red flag' law for guns 'could mean a variety of things.'

Politics

10:54am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Here's a look at the campaign backing the NRA gives Wisconsin legislators.

1:29pm
U.S. News & World Report. 2020 Democrats aim to reverse Trump gains in rural areas.
1:26pm
Cap Times. Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Pade launches bid for Congress.
3:38am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Saying 'enough's enough' Wisconsin Rep. Amanda Stuck takes on bid for Congress.

Tuesday August 6, 2019

Governor

2:21pm
Gov. Evers. Acts on transportation-related legislation.

4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers pushes background checks, red flag law in wake of shootings.

Budget

4:32am
Governing. The K-12 conundrum: Americans want more education funding, but not higher taxes. 
4:05am
La Crosse Tribune. School funding takes center stage at education summit in La Crosse.

Legislative

4:26pm
Rep. Hebl. Statement on weekend shootings.
3:55pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Thiesfeldt. Lead poisoning prevention bills introduced to protect Wisconsin children. Information Sheet.
2:05pm
Rep. Gruszynski. Authors legislation to reduce childhood lead exposure and expand access to safe drinking water. LRB-0892
12:07pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on gun violence prevention.
10:52am
Rep. Taylor. Demands Republican leaders act or get out.

2:09pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republicans show no signs of tackling gun violence after massacres in Texas and Ohio.
2:08pm
Cap Times. In wake of shootings, Wisconsin GOP leaders noncommittal on Tony Evers' calls for gun control.
12:09pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate GOP leader cool to gun control measures.
4:34am
WISC. Attorney General Kaul: It's time for Legislature to debate red flag law, background checks.
4:19am
WISN. Wisconsin red flag law: Who's for it & how it would work.
4:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Democrats try again for Medicaid expansion. 

State Agencies

3:56pm
DNR. Natural Resources Board to meet August 13-14 in Wausau.
12:05pm
DNR. City of Waukesha proposed water diversion public hearing.
10:32am
Wisconsin Lottery. $900,000 paid out in prizes.
10:05am
AG Kaul. Launches Abuse in Later Life program.
9:49am
Wisconsin County Highway Association. And WisDOT launch innovative reform: Low Risk Bridge Delivery Pilot to streamline program, reduce costs.

4:11am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Humane Society officials: Proposed state testing requirements put thousands of dogs at risk.
4:01am
WISC. Two Columbia County car dealerships have licenses revoked for odometer fraud.
3:59am
WKBT. Wisconsin DNR investigating spill from sand mine in Jackson Co.

Economy/Business

12:06pm
Alliant Energy. Highlights progress toward a cleaner energy future.
10:30am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Corporate venture capital: What's driving the surge? Find out at August 27 Tech Council luncheon.
10:26am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Now accepting applications to 2019-2020 Command Post.
9:55am
Midwest Express. Signs agreement with Elite Airways to provide initial service from Milwaukee.

12:19pm
CNBC. China's exit from U.S. agriculture is a devastating blow to an already struggling sector.
12:14pm
The Verge. Even fixing Wisconsin's Foxconn deal won't fix it, says state-requested report.
10:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin hits 7th month of lower cheese production.
4:36am
WSAW. Half of last year's ginseng crop remains unsold as farmers prep for this year's harvests. WJFW.
4:04am
Bloomberg. Farm groups sound alarm over Trump's China trade war escalation.
4:03am
Reuters. U.S. farmers suffer 'body blow' as China slams door on farm purchases.

Statewide

10:25am
PDPW. Ice cream, farm tours and conversation on tap for 2019 ACE Twilight Meetings.

2:11pm
Bloomberg. Opioid distributors propose $10 billion to end state claims.
4:07am
WISC. 'Lives are being lost for no reason': Wisconsin movement addresses hate.
4:02am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Potawatomi wants to build casino in Waukegan, Illinois.
4:00am
WFRV. Newspaper chain GateHouse buying Gannett, USA Today owner.

Courts

4:08am
Courthouse News Service. Wisconsin justices take up fight over budget vetoes.

Education

2:19pm
UW System. Anny Morrobel-Sosa named Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.
2:03pm
UW-Stout. Fostering Success peer mentor, adviser receive state awards.

Local

10:32am
Racine Mayor Mason. Announces details of Smart Cities September Series.

4:01am
Fox 11. Johnson Controls sets aside $140 million for Marinette County contamination cleanup.

Politics

10:12am
Bloomberg. Republicans fear 'extinction in the suburbs' over gun control.

Monday August 5, 2019

Governor

4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. FEMA to review storm damage to public property in 17 counties, 2 tribal reservations.
4:15am
WXPR. Gov. Evers asks FEMA to assess storm damage in northern Wisconsin.

Budget

8:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lobbying groups shell out $18 million during state budget season.

Legislative

5:20pm
Rep. Vining. Co-sponsors new Medicaid expansion legislation.
5:19pm
Rep. Novak. Please get the facts straight about water quality.
5:18pm
Rep. Hintz. Governor Evers and legislative Democrats continue efforts for Medicaid expansion.
4:03pm
Rep. Neubauer. The fight for Medicaid continues in Wisconsin.
2:33pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Applauds BadgerCare expansion legislation.
2:30pm
Sen. Erpenbach, Rep. Riemer. Introduce Medicaid expansion bill.
1:26pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Supports Medicaid expansion.
1:05pm
Sen. Shilling. Momentum for Medicaid expansion continues.
12:52pm
Rep. Sargent. Fight like hell for the living: Bipartisan legislative action needed to save lives.
10:24am
Rep. Wichgers. Calls for accountability at Department of Health Services.

12:10pm
WTMJ. Wisconsin representative introduces bill to raise legal age for tobacco use.
8:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP seeks to rein in student fees at UW campuses, but 'one size fits all' approach draws concerns.
4:37am
WKBT. State Sen. Testin answers questions about budget impact at forum.
4:17am
CBS 58. Wisconsin farmers in crisis; mental health funding delayed.
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP senator discusses bills on vaping, cash tips, sexual assault and more.
4:10am
WQOW. Wisconsin state officials discuss farming concerns with public.

State Agencies

3:17pm
WEDC. And industry leaders recognize statewide economic contributions of Wisconsin's paper manufacturers.
1:46pm
DMA. State and business working together to fight cyber threats.
12:53pm
Wisconsin Paper Council. Papermaking industry economic analysis demonstrates positive impacts and sustainability of Wisconsin's paper industry.
10:55am
AG Kaul. Joins 39 state coalition in letter to Congressional leadership urging removal of federal barriers to treat opioid use disorder.
9:40am
WEDC. Wisconsin's paper industry still leads the nation, study finds.
4:22am
DMA. Incident Report #13 - July 2019 statewide severe weather incident.

4:10am
WKOW. Wisconsin AG pushes for red flag law.

Economy/Business

8:36am
WEC Energy Group. Posts second-quarter and first-half results.

3:24pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Little hope remains for Wisconsin officials looking to recover funds from failed aircraft deal.
1:51pm
CNBC. Dow plummets 850 points in worst drop of 2019 as U.S.-China trade war escalates.
12:29pm
CNBC. China halting new agricultural purchases, may slap tariff on farm goods recently bought: State media.
8:04am
Bloomberg. China takes on Trump by weakening Yuan, halting crop imports.
4:16am
Wisconsin State Farmer. How Trump's latest China tariffs could squeeze U.S. consumers.

Statewide

4:02pm
Wisconsin Coalition for Gun Safety. Join us in ending gun violence NOW.
1:28pm
Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin. Welcomes new Executive Director.

2:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers calls on GOP lawmakers to take up universal background checks, 'red flag' law.
1:48pm
WKOW. The Latest: Evers calls for action in wake of shootings.
1:47pm
WSAW. Sen. Johnson, Rep. Duffy issue statements on mass shootings.
1:22pm
WISC. Sen. Johnson appears to signal support for 'red flag' law.
11:04am
AP. Trump vows action after shootings, but gives few details.
4:18am
CBS 58. Lawmakers call for gun reform following mass shootings.
4:07am
AP. 2 mass shootings in less than 24 hours shock U.S.; 29 killed.

Courts

1:17pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Bartlett v. Evers - Petition for original action. Memo in Support.
1:04pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Bartlett v. Evers - order.

Education

10:56am
UW-Madison. Equine encephalitis detection highlights need to protect horses, people.
10:23am
UW-Madison. Lessons of conventional imaging let scientists see around corners.
9:50am
UW-Platteville. Students and faculty shine at research and innovation symposium.
9:49am
UW-Platteville. Sargent honored with woman of the Year Award.
9:48am
UW-Stout. Graphic design student receives national advertising award.

Local

4:24pm
AFSCME Council 32. National Labor Relations Board issues complaint against Journey Mental Health Center Inc. for interfering with, restraining and coercing employees. 
2:07pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Announces upcoming budget public engagement sessions.

Congress

1:27pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Rubio. Lead 86 senators in calling on Secretary Pompeo to urge Poland to support restitution for Holocaust victims and their families. 
11:51am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Announces August town hall meetings.

4:11am
The Hill. Budget deal sparks scramble to prevent shutdown.
4:09am
Reuters. U.S. bill raising debt ceiling for farm bankruptcies heads to White House.

Politics

8:38am
Stuck for 8th Congress. Announces the support of Appleton Firefighters Local 257 in campaign fro Congress in WI-8.

Friday August 2, 2019

Governor

4:30pm
Gov. Evers. Requests federal damage assessments for storm damage.
1:41pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Statement on second straight year of health insurance premium reductions in Wisconsin.
1:39pm
Rep. Nygren. Republican investments result in increased affordability and access.
9:46am
Gov. Evers. Announces lower rates on Wisconsin's individual health insurance market.

4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Study: 32 of 35 wells in rural southwestern Wisconsin had fecal contamination.

Budget

4:22am
Cap Times. UW System regents sign off on plan to use $43 million for performance-based funding.

Legislative

4:33pm
Rep. Vining. Defends colleague Rep. Anderson.
4:32pm
Rep. Sargent. Raising the legal age for tobacco use - creating heathier kids & communities.
11:36am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Dump your deer right here.
9:47am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: A lesson worth saving.

5:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Robin Vos accuses lawmaker of political grandstanding, offers alternative accommodation.
4:31am
WTMJ. Speaker Robin Vos denies paralyzed lawmaker's request. Wisconsin State Journal
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vaping would be banned from indoor public places statewide under bipartisan bill.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Representative introduces act which could end hair discrimination in Wisconsin.
4:20am
WTMJ. Criminalizing first offense OWI: Cost to courts.
4:18am
WISC. Sexual violence, teen dating violence would be taught in Wisconsin health classes under new bill.
4:13am
River Falls Journal. Warren residents share flooding issues with Wisconsin legislators.
3:49am
WISC. Proposal would add vaping to state's smoke-free laws.
3:48am
WKOW. Dad pushes distracted driving laws in WI after success in MN.
3:46am
WAOW. Proposal from state lawmakers would require stores to lock up guns at closing time.

State Agencies

2:23pm
DNR. Announces results of Madison PFAS contamination pilot study.
1:33pm
DOR. 2019 preliminary Equalized Values now available.
1:31pm
DHS. New cases identified in investigation of lung disease among teens and young adults who reported vaping.
11:37am
DATCP. First Wisconsin case of EEE confirmed in horse in Barron County.
5:14am
DMA. National Guard response in Polk, Barron, and Langlade Counties continues with debris removal.
4:56am
DMA. Incident Report #12 - July 2019 Statewide severe weather incident.

Economy/Business

11:51am
Alliant Energy. Stay cool and save with discounts on low-E windows.

5:34am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. July Class III milk price hits 55-month high of $17.55
4:44am
CNBC. Gauge of U.S. manufacturing hits lowest since September 2009, raising concerns about the economy.
4:42am
Reuters. China warns of retaliation after Trump threatens fresh tariffs.
4:40am
MarketWatch. New Trump tariffs threaten U.S. consumer, spelling wider trouble for stocks, analysts say.
4:15am
Reuters. Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources.
3:50am
WFRV. New USDA rules aim to distribute farm aid more fairly.
3:47am
NBC 15. Wisconsin hemp growers experience labor shortage.

Statewide

2:34pm
American Legion Department of Wisconsin. And the Milwaukee Brewers prepare for the 48th annual All-Star Game.
11:44am
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Announces merger with Essential Health Clinic.
4:59am
Medical College of Wisconsin. Names Senior Vice President of University Engagement and Strategic Planning.

3:40am
AP. Cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas.

Courts

5:17am
Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Legislature asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to require Attorney General Kaul to comply with law.

4:29am
Cap Times. Republican Legislature sues Wisconsin AG Josh Kaul over compliance with lame-duck laws.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republican lawmakers sue Democratic attorney general in fifth lame-duck lawsuit.
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Conservative-backed Judge Brian Hagedorn sworn into Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Local

1:36pm
Badger Air Community Council. Community engagement process in F-35 Beddown moves forward.
11:40am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Thank you to yet another Take it EZ Milwaukee partner.
5:27am
Milwaukee County Sup. Lipscomb. Effort sparks $1.7 million in grants for battery electric buses.
4:53am
Voces de la Frontera. Wisconsin Jews and allies shut down Milwaukee ICE office all day in #NeverAgain civil disobedience.

5:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. High water levels weighing on Lake Superior property owners.

Congress

11:38am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges VA secretary to end anti-worker anti-union tactics.
5:15am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Cornyn. Bipartisan legislation to support veterans experiencing bankruptcy heads to president's desk.

5:13am
AP. Landmark U.S.-Russia arms control treaty is dead.
4:43am
Governing. This bill could save rural governments millions in infrastructure financing.
4:19am
Fox 11. Connect to Congress: House Rep. Gallagher talks budget deal, healthcare and 2020 election.
4:17am
CBS 58. Rep. Bryan Steil hosts Children's Mental Health Forum.
3:50am
Fox 11. Proposed changes to SNAP Program could affect more than 11,000 families in Brown County.
3:44am
Politico. Senate passes massive 2-year budget deal.
3:43am
WSAW. Rep. Ron Kind unveils plan to lower prescription drug costs.

Politics

4:16am
Reuters. Lurching left in toss-up Wisconsin, a Democrat weighs her choices.

Thursday August 1, 2019

Governor

4:49pm
Gov. Evers. Announces appointments to the Council on Tourism.
4:48pm
Gov. Evers. Proclaims August 'National Water Quality Month' in Wisconsin.

3:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers targets polluted wells by pushing farmers to change their spreading practices.
3:23am
Madison.com. Evers orders new farm rules to limit nitrate pollution in drinking water.

Budget

8:29am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. The State of Wisconsin's Capital Concern.

8:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. State prisons got 21 cents for every dollar they requested for facilities over decade.

Legislative

3:34pm
Rep. Kolste. Introduces legislation to expand Wisconsin's clean indoor air law.
3:28pm
Rep. Anderson. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Democrats Celebrate Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary. 
3:26pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: Legislative schedule a disservice to Wisconsinites.
3:16pm
Speaker Vos. Letter to Rep. Anderson.
3:13pm
Speaker's Task Force on Suicide Prevention. Ballweg announces Suicide Prevention Task Force meeting.
3:03pm
Rep. Swearingen. Releases statement regarding Assembly Democrats "Rally for Sanctuary in Wisconsin."
12:19pm
Rep. Myers. Introduces CROWN Act aimed at eliminating hair discrimination in Wisconsin.
12:12pm
Rep. Ballweg. Weekly radio address: Focus on farmers.
11:59am
Sen. Tiffany. Statement on federal forest damage.
11:58am
Clean Wisconsin. Latest SWIGG study results show high levels of bacteria contamination in southwest WI wells.
9:38am
Sen. Erpenbach. Governor's leadership moves Wisconsin foward. 
9:36am
Rep. Brooks. To Accompany Congressman Grothman at Town Hall Meeting. 
9:27am
Rep. Hintz. Assembly Democrats Launch Podcast: Some Assembly Required. Podcast. 

State Agencies

3:11pm
DHS. Shares coping tips for people affected by recent storms.
3:07pm
WEDC. City of Onalaska receives $250,000 state grant to support development of 102-unit residential building.
12:11pm
DNR. Increases presence at 2019 Wisconsin State Fair.
12:02pm
DOJ. Office of open government reports mid-year performance statistics.
9:31am
DATCP. Child Safety Newsletter. 
3:42am
DMA. Incident Report #11 - July 2019 statewide severe weather incident.

3:30am
WJFW. Attorney General demands federal action on PFAS; group calls state's proposed water chemical limits 'extremely restrictive.'
3:29am
The Center Square. Wisconsin Attorney General has notified 81 sexual assault survivors of new DNA test results.
3:22am
WAOW. Scammers go phishing for Wisconsin hunters and anglers.

Economy/Business

3:08pm
WMC. What is the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin?

3:31am
WISN. Wisconsin farmers in middle of political back-and-forth.
3:24am
Daily Reporter. Foxconn awards $15M in power substation work to nine firms.

Statewide

9:33am
WI Women's Network. Announces 2019-20 Policy Institute. 
8:28am
Gathering Waters. Announces the winners of Wisconsin's 2019 Land Conservation Ladership Awards.
3:50am
Badger Institute. The demise of Illinois' flat tax.
3:41am
WCSEA. Governor Evers declares August Child Support Awareness Month in Wisconsin.

3:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'It's going to be worse': Event aims to prepare local officials for floods, extreme weather.

Courts

3:27am
Cap Times. Wisconsin conservative group's lawsuit aims to limit governor's partial veto power.
3:26am
MarketWatch. Conservatives challenge decades-old precedent in targeting Wisconsin governor's veto power. Spectrum News 1.

Education

3:32pm
Wisconsin Public Education Network. "What's Best for Kids" Public education summit will unite advocates in La Crosse August 5.
3:24pm
UW-Madison. Fear of more dangerous second Zika, dengue infections unfounded in monkeys.
3:09pm
UW-Stout. Student teaches parenting skills to inmates for Literacy Chippewa Valley.
3:04pm
Marquette University. Professor earns Early Career Research Grant from Department of Energy.
12:01pm
Edgewood College. Application open for 2020-21 academic year.
12:00pm
UW-Stout. Professor: Storytelling boosts social connections and brain development.
10:24am
UW Whitewater. Welcomes Dwight C. Watson as 17th chancellor. 
9:35am
Whitewater LEADS. Present No Small Matter. 
3:39am
Marquette University. Lori Montezon receives Excellence in University Service Award.

Local

11:55am
Madison Parks Foundation. Announces $100K match for KNOW.
8:27am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Hosts AmeriCorps NCCC members to help improve parkland, ecosystems.

3:38am
WISC. Call providers to install small cell antennas in public right of way to provide 5G service.
3:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bayfield County Board approves crafting local regulations of deer farms.

Congress

3:29pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Requests data from Trump administration on consequences of Texas v. United States prevailing.

Politics

11:50am
One Wisconsin Now. Dan Kelly's time on state high court answers the question - yes, he's an extremist.
10:06am
WI Democracy Campaign. Influence Peddler of the Month - Wisconsin Education Association Council. 

3:27am
WISN. Eric Trump promises numerous visits to Wisconsin ahead of 2020.
3:21am
WKOW. Gov. Evers weighs in on 2020 candidates rhetoric, messaging.

 

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