Friday September 29, 2017 - Updated 4:04pm

Governor

4:04pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Douglas Mrotek as Sawyer County Sheriff.

Budget

3:04pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker's deal-making with senators raises questions of logrolling from opponents.
2:58pm
Wisconsin Ag Connection. State budget provision ends sunset clause in IoH law.
12:25pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Scott Walker: State budget does a lot for education, taxpayers.
4:36am
U.S. News & World Report. Vos to Walker on budget vetoes: 'I won't forget this.'
4:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly speaker tells Gov. Scott Walker in testy texts he 'won't forget' his vetoes.
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget requires UW to double Flexible Option program, with no new funding and limited data.
4:20am
Door County Pulse. State room tax changes could complicate municipal payment.

Legislative

3:45pm
Sen. Cowles. Applauds Brown County OWI court proposal.
3:12pm
Natural Resources Development Association. Statement on landmark wetlands reforms.
3:05pm
Cooperative Network. Proposed changes to cooperative statute would provide co-ops with increased options.
2:13pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Applauds committee vote advancing occupational licensing reform legislation.
11:25am
Right Wisconsin. Celebrates Assembly Democrats' new leader with gift of massage towels. Letter.
11:06am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Thanks Rep. Adam Jarchow as Champion of Property Rights in Wisconsin.
10:21am
Rep. Considine. State Assembly Democrats visit Baraboo farms.

4:44am
WEAU. Wisconsin lawmakers continue pushing for new distracted driving laws.
4:27am
Kenosha News. Coalition calls for paid family medical leave law.
4:19am
La Crosse Tribune. Stakeholders: Drugs are fueling foster care crisis in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

2:11pm
DHS. Wisconsin hospitals recognized for excellence in surgical care.
1:10pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Oct. 2-8.
12:24pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Update on Wisconsin elections cyber security.
11:05am
DNR. Friends of MacKenzie Fall Festival provides opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends October 7.

Economy/Business

2:06pm
WMC. ICYMI: Jay Weber calls worker's comp "the next big pro-business, pro-taxpayer reform."

4:32am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Foxconn in Green Bay? Schmitt says it's possible.
4:29am
Christian Science Monitor. In Milwaukee, an effort to link inner-city workers with jobs outside the city.
4:25am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn contract still a work in progress. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:23am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Milwaukee's workforce is stronger, but entrepreneurship remains a challenge.

Statewide

5:12am
Wisconsin Council on Medical Education & Workforce. Over 100 WI health care leaders unite to plan for tomorrow's health care workforce.

Courts

10:41am
One Wisconsin Now. Right wing-funded attack on workers to be heard by U.S. Supreme Court.

3:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin redistricting case at U.S. Supreme Court could rewrite rules on gerrymandering.
4:26am
LA Times. Supreme Court to decide on gerrymandering, religious liberty, with Justice Kennedy holding key votes.

Education

12:28pm
UW-Madison. Having cows put proteins into milk, not waste, is researcher's goal.
12:23pm
UW-Madison. Marmoset babies get a boost from attentive fathers.
10:40am
UW-Stout. National scholarship awarded to game design student.
9:31am
MPS. Decision time for students headed to middle school and high school.

Local

2:56pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Laura Minero honored with 2017 Alix Olson Award.
11:11am
Greater Whitewater Committee. Discover Whitewater Series sees its first wheelchair participant.
5:34am
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. County Board adopts measure to limit the shackling of pregnant women.
5:13am
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District. Sewerage district proposes budget to keep infrastructure strong, maintain affordability.
5:11am
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. County Board set to begin public deliberations on 2018 budget.

4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Chris Abele's recommended 2018 Milwaukee County budget increases zoo admission, wheel tax, property tax levy.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Proposed Waukesha County budget would decrease tax rate by 2%.
4:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Neighbors 'devastated' about possible Milwaukee fire station closure off Brady St. 

Congress

12:59pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Now accepting applications for national service academies.
12:52pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Cosponsors bill to legalize industrial hemp.
6:50am
U.S. Sens. Johnson, Baldwin. Recommend U.S. Marshal candidates.
5:09am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Supreme Court agreeing to hear Janus v. AFSCME.

3:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Johnson not saying whether McConnell should remain leader.
12:50pm
U.S. News & World Report. Johnson will support 'pro-growth' tax reform.
4:59am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Grothman: NFL protests 'ridiculous.'
4:34am
WSAW. Wisconsin senator's attempt to save student loan program may fall short.
4:33am
CNBC. Deficit rules may force GOP tax reform to be temporary.
4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vice President Mike Pence touts tax reform and raises cash in Milwaukee-area visit.
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pence promotes Trump administration's tax overhaul plan in Wisconsin visit.

Politics

11:18am
Evers for Governor. Joins climate mayors, governors and the rest of the world in supporting common sense climate change solutions.

Thursday September 28, 2017

Governor

1:04pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Wisconsin's Small Business Agenda.
12:43pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker mum on Trump-Pence-Ryan proposed tax hike on Wisconsin.
10:54am
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin's overall tax burden below the national average.

5:09am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Walker touts small business agenda in Green Bay.
4:26am
WISN. Donovan asks Walker to look into Milwaukee's 'fiscal crisis.'
4:25am
WEAU. Gov. Walker addresses NFL protests during national anthem. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Budget

8:53am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Two worlds apart: The Capitol and the Great River Road.
5:11am
1000 Friends of Wisconsin. Transportation budget is a mixed bag with bright spots, regressive actions.

4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Selected earmarks from the 2017-19 Wisconsin state budget.

Legislative

4:33pm
Rep. Hebl. Requests stronger environmental enforcement measures. Letter to DNR Sec. Meyer.
3:02pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Earns more than 200 key endorsements.
2:58pm
Rep. Spreitzer, Sen. Ringhand. Introduce bill to increase crisis intervention training grants for law enforcement agencies.
2:56pm
Sen. Taylor. Walker and forty-fifth president sweeten deal for Foxconn.
11:57am
Rep. Barca. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: "Voters Should Choose Their Representatives, Not the Other Way Around."
9:32am
LAB. Report 17-17: Wisconsin Retirement System Reporting for Participating Employers. Briefing Sheet.
9:30am
LAB. Report 17-16: Wisconsin Retirement System Calendar Year 2016. Briefing Sheet.
5:13am
Voces de la Frontera. Dairy, ag, community leaders hold people's hearing to urge legislators to reject Wisconsin's anti-immigrant bill AB190.

5:28am
WKOW. Assembly bill woul allow for unlimited garnishment of wages.
4:51am
Daily Cardinal. Democrats introduce bill to automatically register citizens to vote amid study that found the state's voter ID law prevented thousands from voting.
4:34am
Daily Cardinal. State lawmaker criticizes Wisconsin GOP for not considering loan refinancing bill.
4:33am
NBC 15. Pro immigration groups hold demonstration against WI sanctuary cities bill.  Cap Times.

State Agencies

4:14pm
WCASA. Issues call to action to systems: "We can and must do better."
4:11pm
DCF. Seeking Wisconsin's Outstanding Adoptive Parents.
3:41pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Wauzeka.
11:56am
AG Schimel. And 25-state coalition support abolition of job-killing waters rule.
10:29am
DOT. Governor Walker presents awards to Wisconsin State Patrol officers for heroism and commendable service.

9:54am
WKOW. Wisconsin agency to discuss Foxconn contract.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin DOJ sets up website tracking sex assault kit tests.
4:31am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Wisconsin clears less than 5 percent of backlogged rape kits.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Hunters to DNR: Do more to remove gray wolf from endangered species list.
4:28am
WEAU. Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor speaks on issues veterans face.
4:27am
WKBT. Local, state leaders talk opioid use among veterans at La Crosse Convention Center.

Economy/Business

8:44am
WMC. Video details skyrocketing worker's compensation medical costs.

9:52am
WEAU. Land O' Lakes innovation center opens in River Falls.
4:30am
Christian Science Monitor. Wisconsin goes big to lure a factory. Critics say it doesn't make sense.

Statewide

4:29am
Beloit Daily News. Homeland Security clarifying state election hacking attempts.

Education

4:26pm
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Congratulates recipients of 2017 U.S. Dept. of Education Charter Schools Program grants. 
4:12pm
DPI. Nine Wisconsin schools earn national Blue Ribbon honor.
3:01pm
UW-Stout. Student recognized in New York for prize-winning apparel line.
3:00pm
Marquette University. To host weeklong series of events Oct. 2-8; Homecoming, Alumni Reunions to combine celebrations.
1:09pm
UW-Platteville. Pioneer Players to present 'Waiting for Godot.'
1:08pm
UW-Platteville. Forum to encourage discussion about Charlottesville events.
10:32am
UW-River Falls. Twin Cities investigative reporter to speak.
10:11am
UW-River Falls. Penterman of Hollands Dairy is Ann Lydecker Lecture Series speaker.

4:50am
Beloit Daily News. DPI releases tests results.
4:49am
Racine Journal Times. Unified test results mixed.

Local

3:36pm
Washington County Planning and Parks Department. Waterfowl hunters can help stop spread of aquatic invasive species.
2:59pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. County Board confirms director of new Office on African American Affairs.
2:57pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Orders saturation patrols for speed enforcement.
12:45pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. County Board approves sale of Franklin Landfill to developer.
12:42pm
Washington County Planning and Parks Department. Site Redevelopment Program receives 2017 Planning Excellence Award from the American Planning Association Wisconsin Chapter.
11:43am
NEWaukee, RokkinCat. To partner on series showcasing technology community.
8:52am
Public Policy Forum. Report paints mixed picture on Metro Milwaukee's progress in building a knowledge-based economy.
8:50am
WIPPS. Toward One Wausau: 'Culmination, Evaluation and Celebration' event slated for October 20 at NTC.

12:56pm
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker releases names of applicants for Milwaukee County sheriff.
4:50am
Cap Times. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announces paid parental leave initiative.
4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee firefighters' union blasts Mayor Tom Barrett's budget and station closures.

Congress

1:15pm
DPW. Pence and Walker stage Wisconsin visit to promote tax giveaways to the top 1%.
1:01pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan effort to save Perkins loans college affordability program obstructed in Senate.
11:53am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Bill to ease burden of flood insurance costs passes the House.

4:23am
WQOW. Eau Claire expert weighs in on proposed tax reform.

Politics

3:42pm
RPW. What they're saying: Republican candidates for U.S. Senate criticize Baldwin for supporting government-run health care.
12:11pm
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Will push back against conservative majority.
11:55am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Gov. Walker fights to help small businesses grow and create jobs.
10:12am
RPW. Vinehout defends the character of man found guilty of possessing child pornography.
9:36am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Conservative judicial leaders stand with law enforcement in endorsing.
8:55am
DPW. Wisconsin can't trust what Kevin Nicholson says.

12:58pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Michael Screnock gets endorsements from conservatives in Wisconsin Supreme Court bid.
10:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wachs and Vinehout vie for 'purple' part of state in Democratic primary.
8:23am
Cap Times. Wisconsin governor candidate Kathleen Vinehout defends reference letter for child porn convict.

Wednesday September 27, 2017

Governor

3:48pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Monroe County judicial vacancy.
11:46am
Gov. Walker. Highlights Small Business Agenda in Green Bay.

1:13pm
McClatchy DC. Pence to join Walker for Wisconsin business tour, discussion.
4:47am
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker commemorates Youth Apprenticeship Day at Bradley Tech H.S.
4:37am
WAOW. Walker hosts small business summit in Rothschild.

Budget

3:44pm
ETF. Summary of 2017 Wisconsin Act 59.
12:54pm
AFT Local 212. Condemned Governor Walker's veto eliminating the Education Approval Board as an independent agency.
10:21am
Residential Services Association of Wisconsin, Rehabilitation for Wisconsin. Thank you Governor Walker for supporting funding for long-term caregivers!

5:07am
WJFW. Walker explains why he vetoed stricter restriction on sexually violent offenders.
4:58am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. State budget restricts local government's ability to regulate short-term rentals.

Legislative

4:19pm
ABC of Wisconsin. Clarification on plumbing apprenticeship length.
4:07pm
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Letter to Legislature regarding Dane County shared revenue.
3:49pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Wisconsin deserves fair, safe licensing not an undemocratic review council.
3:01pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on benefit corporation bill committee hearing.
2:59pm
Sen. Hansen. Governor Walker and Republicans move heaven and earth for foreign billionaire but do nothing to help Wisconsin student loan borrowers.
11:45am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Democrats offer bill to increase Wisconsin Elections Commission staff.
10:59am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Makes case for civil asset forfeiture reform.
9:24am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Thanks key lawmakers for cutting red tape and helping businesses prosper.
9:22am
WMC. Launches coalition of 46 employer associations to support worker's compensation medical cost containment.
5:20am
Wisconsin Association of the Deaf, WisRID. "We are committed to ensuring sign language interpreters are held to a higher standard."

12:05pm
Sen. Shilling. 1.4 trillion reasons to support student loan debt refinancing.
10:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Homeless bills still need Senate action.
4:41am
Appleton Post-Crescent. 5 questions: Appleton's Stuck seeks common ground with millennial caucus.
4:39am
WFRV. Push to increase voter registration in Wisconsin.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Sen. Tiffany: Lifting mining moratorium is about jobs.

State Agencies

4:48pm
DOJ. Major drug bust leads to arrest of 12 dealing in heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, and firearms.
4:46pm
DNR. Partnership and pride in public lands highlight Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund's historic grant on two properties.
3:00pm
DNR. Seeks public comment on commercial, residential and industrial wetland general permit.
2:58pm
Natural Resources Foundation, DNR. Wisconsin's public lands get permanent funding source from Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund.
2:14pm
DATCP. Wisconsin offers children's coloring book as part of worldwide effort to control spread of rabies virus.
12:10pm
AG Schimel. Launches website to keep public informed of sexual assault kit testing.
11:44am
DMA. Cybersecurity Awareness Month begins.
11:44am
Wisconsin Lottery. Retired welder claims $2.5 million Megabucks ticket.
10:20am
DOT. As deer activity increases, motorists urged to slow down, be alert.
9:21am
WEDC. Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce awarded grant to support veterans business community.

12:08pm
Beloit Daily News. Meyer opens first board meeting as DNR secretary.
5:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. State to end use of ballot-counting machine that had flaw highlighted in recount.
4:43am
The Hill. DHS reverses, says Wisconsin election systems not targeted by Russia.

Economy/Business

2:11pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Investor Intros' offer face-to-face meetings for companies at Early Stage Symposium.

10:15am
Racine Journal Times. Landowners, village retain lawyers related to Foxconn.
9:20am
Appleton Post Crescent. Relief, hope and anger follow news that Appleton Coated mill to get 45-day extension.
4:45am
Fox 6. Wisconsin contract with Foxconn could be signed this week.
4:45am
Kenosha News. Mayor: Landing proposed $10B Foxconn project didn't make sense for the city.

Statewide

9:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Introduces The Morning Show with Kate Archer Kent.

4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Long-time advisor to Scott Walker starts communications and public advocacy firm.

Courts

10:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court cuts stipends for judges who asked for tougher conflict standards.
5:24am
Bloomberg. Partisan gerrymandering heads to court test: can it go too far?
4:38am
Beloit Daily News. Big stakes in high court fight over partisan political maps.

Education

2:32pm
Marquette University. Olympic anti-doping investigator McLaren to give keynote at National Law Institute conference.
2:08pm
Winfield United. New incubator for ag innovation opens in River Falls.
12:52pm
UW-Stout. Event to mark 50 years of math, computer science major.
12:04pm
One Wisconsin Now. One year anniversary of Gov. Scott Walker telling Wisconsin student loan borrowers to 'call a bank.'
10:24am
UW-Platteville. Pioneer Dairy Club partners with English Language Program.
10:23am
UW-Platteville. Compeer Financial champions 'Celebrate Agriculture' game.
10:20am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Commends choice performance on annual testing.
5:23am
School Choice Wisconsin. Parental Choice Program students again outperform peers.
5:12am
DPI. Results steady for statewide testing.

2:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State tests show fewer than half of public grade-schoolers proficient or better in math, English.
10:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Fewer than half of all Wisconsin students scored proficient or above on state Forward Exam.
10:27am
Cap Times. Degrees of debt.
10:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin ACT scores remain flat.

Local

4:25pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement regarding today's comments about his proposed budget.
4:23pm
Capital Area Regional Planning Commission. A Greater Madison Vision invites public to help plan future growth.
3:47pm
Milwaukee Ald. Borkowski. Proposed cuts to protective services are nonsensical.
2:12pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Women's health advocates applaud new Dane County paid paternal leave policy.
12:09pm
Milwaukee Ald Zielinski. Tells Mayor Barrett: Cut the streetcar, don't cut protective services.
11:42am
Greater Green Bay Chamber. Daniel Whitney Award recipient announced.
11:41am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Matt Wachter to lead Office of Real Estate Services.
5:21am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. To hold judicial recusal town hall public hearing October 2nd at UW-Green Bay.
5:18am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Introduces 2018 Executive Budget.

5:06am
WJFW. Lincoln County Board approves $20 vehicle registration fee increase to close $600,000 budget gap.
4:57am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac County health report: Sexually transmitted diseases on the rise.
4:56am
Daily Reporter. Milwaukee mayor wants even more lead service lines replaced in 2018.
4:56am
Wausau Daily Herald. Wausau to refund Menards more than $96,000 in property taxes.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Six Milwaukee fire stations set to close under Mayor Tom Barrett's 2018 budget.

Congress

4:10pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads bipartisan letter to HELP Committee calling for immediate action to save Perkins Loan Program.
2:15pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Collins. RAISE Family Caregivers Act unanimously passes the Senate.
10:28am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces $25,000 grant to help rebuild Brokaw.
5:16am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Denounces Trump's attacks, takes a knee on the House floor to join protesters in solidarity.
5:15am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Applauds end of Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill.
5:14am
Community Advocates. Statement on Obamacare repeal efforts.

2:30pm
Reuters. Trump proposal slashes taxes on businesses, the rich amid deficit worries.
12:07pm
The Hill. GOP senator probes rising Medicaid costs.
4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson won't give up in his quest to repeal and replace Obamacare.
4:37am
Chicago Tribune. Republicans to unveil broad tax cuts, put off tough decisions.
4:35am
Bloomberg. Senate GOP kills health-care bill, ending Obamacare repeal quest.

Politics

9:17am
One Wisconsin Now. Calls for state ethics investigation of state Sen. Leah Vukmir's sleazy fundraising deal.
5:17am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Signs budget putting taxpayers first while keeping future bright for students.

5:08am
WXOW. Vinehout 'can't ever say never' on Senate re-election bid.
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vinehout 'all in' when it comes to replacing Walker as governor.

Tuesday September 26, 2017

Governor

4:51pm
WMC. Stands behind Gov. Walker's small business agenda.
4:32pm
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council. Statement on Governor Walker's small business agenda.
3:43pm
NFIB. Governor's small business agenda will bolster private sector growth.
1:36pm
Gov. Walker. Hosts seventh annual Small Business Summit, announces small business agenda.
11:25am
Gov. Walker. Celebrates Youth Apprenticeship Day across Wisconsin.

4:41am
WSAW. Moroney named to new Foxconn-related state position.
4:39am
Beloit Daily News. Walker names former legislator as DNR secretary. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

1:46pm
Rep. Steineke. Governor backs sunset bill.
1:28pm
Reps. Sargent, Genrich. Funding, staff at WEC ensures election integrity. LRB-4363.
12:44pm
Rep. Shankland. Column: The cost of failed leadership.
12:19pm
Rep. Genrich. Legislators unveil the "Strengthening Democracy Act" for National Voter Registration Day. LRB-4289.
10:19am
Rep. Krug. Schedules post budget listening sessions.
9:36am
Wisconsin Family Action. Citizen activist groups applaud Rep. Allen's leadership on proposed legalization of internet gambling.

5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Central Wisconsin mayors oppose sulfide mining bill.

State Agencies

4:02pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard sends communications team to Puerto Rico in aftermath of hurricane.
3:58pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:08pm
DATCP. Detjen's Northern Trails issues voluntary recall for teriyaki marinated chicken.
1:30pm
DOT. Packer gameday travel advisory.
11:53am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker's DNR appointee draws WMC praise.
5:30am
DATCP. Don't "hangout" with fake job scammers.
5:29am
DWD. Wisconsin recognized as disability employment leader at national Project SEARCH conference.

2:40pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In reversal, feds proclaim Russians did not seek to hack Wisconsin's election system.
12:54pm
WISC. State technology officers. No attempted hack on state election system.
4:34am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin election leaders to discuss bolstering security.

Economy/Business

12:43pm
UW-Credit Union. Named one of Madison Magazine's best place to work.
5:28am
MadREP. Inspire Workforce Development initiative creates regional connections.

4:54am
WBAY. Appleton Coated paper mill to stay open as potential buyer is sought.
4:40am
Racine Journal Times. Sales tax increase considered in wake of Foxconn.
4:36am
Racine Journal Times. Gateway eyes $5M iMET expansion for Foxconn training.

Statewide

1:49pm
Dane, Milwaukee County Clerks. Call for suspension of photo ID law in light of UW study.
1:31pm
Wisconsin Cranberry Research & Education Foundation. Purchase completed for new cranberry research station in Wisconsin.
11:28am
Rep. Sargent. ENDA report underscores need for domestic violence prevention in Wisconsin.
10:18am
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Annual Wisconsin domestic violence homicide report released.
5:37am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Celebrate National Voter Registration Day.
5:36am
One Wisconsin Now. New study finds Gov. Scott Walker, Republican voter ID law kept legal voters from casting ballots in November 2016 election.
5:32am
PDPW. Dairy AdvanceCE emerges as go-to resource for professional development in dairy.

2:02pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. 2016 sees spike in domestic violence-related homicides.
4:33am
New York Times. Wisconsin strict ID law discouraged voters, study finds. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin State Journal.

Courts

3:57pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses - October 2017.

12:26pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin elections head urges fast redistricting ruling.

Education

4:03pm
UW-Stout. 1971 graduates valued service to troops in Vietnam, S. Korea.
12:52pm
UW-River Falls. Welcomes largest freshman class since 2009.
12:20pm
Marquette University. Milwaukee philanthropist Michael Cudahy gives $1 million to support first-generation engineering students.
11:29am
UW-River Falls. Stokes honored as MNSHAPE Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
11:26am
DPI. Wisconsin improves participation and performance on AP.

4:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UWM launches $200 million campaign to support students, research, engagement.

Local

3:11pm
Milwaukee Ald. Perez. Jesus Salas wins public service award.
3:06pm
Monroe County. Justice Center dedication ceremony.

5:42am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County's voting machines may be decertified.
5:05am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Safety Building, Mental Health Complex, Medical Examiner's office should be replaced.
4:38am
Fox 6. "That's not helping:" Mayor Barrett's 2018 budget cuts sparks negative reaction.

Congress

12:23pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins call to extend DACA renewal deadline for dreamers in wake of storms.
10:32am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on meeting with President Trump on tax reform.
9:40am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Stands opposed to Senate's latest effort to repeal Affordable Care Act; farmers share impact.
9:24am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for immediate action to save the Perkins Loan Program before Saturday deadline.
5:35am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Discusses Senate health care plan.

5:09am
Reuters. U.S. Senate conservatives propose tough restrictions on 'Dreamers.'
5:07am
The Hill. Last-ditch repeal bill appears dead.
4:31am
Beloit Daily News. Representatives urging action on Beloit Casino.

Politics

4:00pm
RPW. Senator Baldwin picks Washington spending over Wisconsin families.
3:41pm
DPW. A profile in opportunism.
3:40pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Statement on Graham-Cassidy failure.
1:11pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Gamble with your safety? Barrett says YES.
11:31am
RPW. Launches new radio ad and website highlighting Gov. Walker's new tax cuts under state budget.
5:34am
McCabe for Governor. AB-353 hurts local farmers, co-ops, and Wisconsin communities; serves corporate interests.
5:31am
McCabe for Governor. Won't accept full salary of governor once elected.

4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Sen. Kathleen Vinehout is the latest Democrat to run for governor.
4:37am
WKBT. Gov. candidate McCabe holds rally in La Crosse.

Monday September 25, 2017

Governor

2:44pm
WMC. Statement on DNR Secretary Dan Meyer.
2:35pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Applauds DNR secretary appointment.
2:33pm
U.S. Reps. Pocan, Moore, Kind. Demand anwers: Will Walker protect Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions?
1:06pm
Gov. Walker. Matt Moroney named Strategic Economic Initiatives Director.

12:59pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Scott Walker names former GOP lawmaker as new DNR secretary.
12:27pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Dan Meyer to serve as Department of Natural Resources Secretary.

Budget

3:10pm
LFB. Low revenue limit adjustment under Assembly Bill 64.
11:08am
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association. Commends Governor Walker budget support to address caregiver shortage crisis.
5:36am
WAICU. Statement on Wisconsin's increased investment in student aid.

7:48am
Cap Times. UW Chancellor Rebecca Blank weighs in on state budget, free tuition program and Foxconn.
7:22am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: On highways, still kicking the can down the road.
6:16am
WAOW. Walker visits Mosinee Middle School to discuss education budget.
5:23am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Walker's veto of historic tax credit program threatens dozens of projects.
5:09am
Chippewa Herald. Walker: Chippewa schools get extra $3.6 million.
5:09am
Fox 6. "We want student success:" Governor Walker visits Sheboygan on state budget tour.
4:50am
WBAY. Millions on the way to treat mental illness in Wisconsin prisons.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Biking advocates and local officials criticize state budget item.
4:44am
WISC. Low-spending school districts concerned with Walker veto.

Legislative

3:05pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: Sept. 25.
12:36pm
Rep. Bowen. Republicans' out of touch budget priorities already failing Wisconsin kids.
11:14am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Releases mailers thanking "Cheers Wisconsin!" champions.
9:57am
Rep. Kolste. Survey results include surprises. Results.
9:47am
Speaker Vos. Appoints commission member.

2:59pm
WKOW. Former GOP Rep. Knudson tapped for Elections Commission.
11:15am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. New appointee to Elections Commission was subject of ethics complaint.
5:24am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Evers opposes bill that would allow guns on school grounds.
4:41am
McClatchy DC. In Wisconsin, GOP pushed to end sulfide mining moratorium.

State Agencies

4:18pm
DOT. New inspector general position created.
4:03pm
DATCP. Nominations accepted for WI Corn Promotion Board.
2:56pm
WEDC. College, high school students can register now for 'Aerospace Jam' event with Milwaukee Bucks.
2:36pm
AG Schimel. Investigating Equifax data breach.
2:32pm
DWD. Wisconsin launches new software developer apprenticeship.

3:06pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin election officials await details on hack attempt.
4:58am
La Crosse Tribune. North-south corridor plans for La Crosse shelved again.

Economy/Business

12:35pm
Wisconsin Credit Union League. Three million credit union members in Wisconsin: ownership is the "ultimate disruptor."

5:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Education, transportation will be crucial as Milwaukee workers vie for Foxconn jobs.
5:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin continues to be leader in organic farming despite growing competition.
5:02am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Is Wisconsin's Foxconn bid folly or bold model?
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin faces home care workforce challenge, report says.
4:48am
Fox 6. 200+ companies already signed up as potential Foxconn suppliers, contractors.
4:47am
Racine Journal Times. Local legislators answer Foxconn questions.

Environment/Outdoors

5:31am
WQOW. WI deer, turkey hunters no longer need to tag kills.

Statewide

10:44am
Citizen Action Coop. Victory for fair maps!
5:37am
PDPW. Latest research and management practice the focus of Calf Care Connection Workshops.

Courts

2:57pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. U.S. Supreme Court should end partisan gerrymandering so every vote will count.

5:04am
Washington Post. Supreme Court case offers window into how representatives choose their constituents.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's Summit Credit Union files suit against Equifax over data breach.

Education

2:37pm
UW-Rock County. Tending the fire in FDR's White House.
11:09am
UW-River Falls. McNair Scholars Program grant renewed.
10:06am
UW-Rock County. Three-day Collage Concert VII and telethon to benefit foundation.

3:03pm
Daily Cardinal. Two northern UW schools struggle with program cuts, declining enrollment.
7:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. 'Handful' of pro-charter groups asking questions about creating Madison schools.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. University of Wisconsin expands free-tuition program for first-generation students.
5:06am
Fox 11. UW-Madison freshmen class largest ever.

Local

11:10am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sobert results in 18 arrests.
10:41am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. 2017 Waukesha County Executive Award winners announced.
9:53am
GLC Minerals. To be recognized by Greater Green Bay Chamber.
9:51am
Public Policy Forum. Report finds daunting building repair and replacement needs at Milwaukee County and the City of Milwaukee.

5:30am
Fox 6. "People were driving recklessly:" Revised Milwaukee Police Dept. vehicle pursuit policy now in effect.
5:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. City face police and firefighter cuts, property tax increase in upcoming budget.
4:45am
U.S. News & World Report. 2 babies die in Milwaukee co-sleeping incidents.
4:45am
Sheboygan Press. Dissenters derail Sheboygan NOAA Lake Michigan marine sanctuary forum.

Congress

12:32pm
The Arc Wisconsin. Testimony on Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson proposal.
10:01am
Survival Coalition. Letter to U.S. Senate Finance Committee regarding hearing to consider the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson proposal.
5:38am
Wisconsin Family Ties. Open letter to Senator Ron Johnson.

5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Matthew Kreuger nominated by Trump to be U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of Wisconsin.
5:04am
Politico. McCain to oppose Graham-Cassidy, likely sinking Obamacare repeal.
5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Top Wisconsin Republicans back latest bill to repeal Obamacare.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker touts revived GOP push to repeal Obamacare.
4:43am
Daily Cardinal. Baldwin criticizes Obamacare repeal in Madison appearance.

Politics

2:31pm
DPW. KevinforWisconsin.com: Those that know Kevin say don't trust him.
10:05am
RPW. Launches digital ad campaign against tax-and-spend liberal Kathleen Vinehout.
10:02am
McCabe for Governor. To hold rally in La Crosse.

11:11am
Beloit Daily News. Democrat Vinehout promises free tuition as governor.

Friday September 22, 2017

Budget

4:41pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on signed state budget.
1:33pm
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Expresses support for state budget.
1:32pm
Rep. Stafsholt. 2017-18 biennium budget passes and is signed.
1:28pm
Leading Age Wisconsin. Applauds governor's budget supporting Medicaid long-term care.
11:13am
Rep. Summerfield. Statement on governor's visit & budget package.
11:11am
Rep. Stafsholt. 2017-18 biennium budget passes and is signed.
11:08am
Gov. Walker. Visits schools across Wisconsin following state budget signing.
11:05am
Rep. Krug. A winning budget for central Wisconsin.
5:07am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Notes positive budget investments for people with disabilities.
5:05am
Survival Coalition. Responds to governor's budget.
5:05am
Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education. Biennial budget distorts constitutional intent.

3:30pm
Cap Times. Measure jeopardizing sidewalks and bike paths survives Scott Walker's veto.
1:59pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker wields budget veto to get opposite of what Wisconsin lawmakers wanted.
4:53am
WJFW. A local health facility could face financial struggles due to new state budget.
4:52am
WAOW. State budget helps with Brokaw's debt.
4:10am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Wisconsin Rapids airport funding passes through state budget.
4:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker's budget vetoes put for-profit college regulators in limbo.
4:08am
Cap Times. Rep. Dianne Hesselbein: Budget ignores our Wisconsin values.
4:07am
Reuters. Wisconsin governor signs overdue budget into law.
3:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker signs $76B Wisconsin budget with money for schools, fees for hybrids.

Legislative

3:25pm
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Tuesday.
11:06am
Sen. Craig. Applauds creation of inspector general at DOT.
9:13am
Senator LeMahieu, Reps. Tittl, Katsma, Vorpagel. Announce fall listening sessions.
5:03am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Corporate mining handout overwhelmingly unpopular.

4:58am
Door County Pulse. Kitchens optimistic about DNR manure spreading rules.
4:53am
Wausau Daily Herald. Proposed bill opens path for a sulfide mine at Eau Claire Dells near Wausau.
4:51am
WISC. Rep. Kleefisch releases anti-human trafficking bill.
4:50am
WISC. Legislators push to crack down on distracted driving.
4:06am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Green Bay wants more money for city streets.
4:05am
Kenosha News. Contingent of county officials call for statewide opioid database.
4:02am
Fox 6. Bill to allow permitless carry stirs up controversy, especially in Milwaukee. WISN.
3:57am
ABC News. Wisconsin lawmakers consider laws targeting riots. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

State Agencies

3:20pm
Wisconsin Elections Commision. Wisconsin notified of unsuccessful Russian hacking attempt.
2:22pm
DOT. Hot weather increases chances for pavement buckling.
2:21pm
DHS. Influenza is already making the rounds in Wisconsin.
1:27pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Sept. 25-Oct. 1.
11:01am
DNR. Changes going into effect for deer and turkey tagging plus goose harvest registration.

2:02pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin creating elections security team, plan.

Economy/Business

3:39pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn has 40 employees working from Gateway's iMet center.
8:46am
Appleton Post-Crescent. 600 jobs in balance as Appleton Coated sale goes to court.
4:49am
WBAY. Combined Locks mill lays off 600 workers.
4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn employees move into Gateway building.
3:56am
Kenosha News. Gateway plans $5M expansion to help train Foxconn workforce.

Statewide

2:20pm
Wisconsin Railroad Association. Governor Scott Walker has declared September 24-30, 2017 as Rail Safety Week in Wisconsin.

4:54am
Duluth News Tribune. NOAA says warmer start to winter, but La Nina could bring cold, snow later.

Courts

11:03am
U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia. Summit Credit Union v. Equifax, Inc.

4:00am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Wisconsin Supreme Court to decide whether Saratoga mega-dairy can use land for crops.

Education

1:51pm
UW-Stout. McNair Scholars retreat to focus on grad school preparation.
1:31pm
UW-Platteville. 2017-18 academic year already historic.
11:14am
UW-Stout. Events Oct. 12-14 to mark vocational rehabilitation anniversary. 

9:11am
Racine Journal Times. Coming months critical for Unified with performance report looming.
3:58am
Cap Times. Tony Evers' State of Education address criticizes Walker policies.

Local

3:24pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Opposes $60 wheel tax.
1:37pm
UBLAC. Black women's empowerment march. Flyer.
11:09am
Village of Richfield. Receives highest award for municipal budgeting in the country. 
11:04am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. When good citizens step up in Milwaukee, good things happen.

Congress

4:22pm
DPW. Johnson's claims on his bill protecting Americans with pre-existing conditions "Every bit as well as Obamacare" found to be FALSE.
2:23pm
One Wisconsin Now. Statements on Trump-DeVos repeal of Title IX sexual assault investigation guidelines.
11:12am
RISE Law Center. Receives grant to assist with DACA renewals for dreamers.
8:45am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senators: Administration too lax on worker safety.

1:57pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Congressman Duffy seeks to reform national flood program.
4:48am
WQOW. Rep. Ron Kind tours CVTC Gateway manufacturing campus.
4:06am
WBAY. Wisconsin seems to be a unique winner under GOP health care bill formula.
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pocan: Latest ACA repeal bill is full of holes.
4:01am
WKOW. Wisconsin politicians respond to new GOP healthcare bill.

Politics

3:38pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Gov. Walker signs budget that cuts taxes, makes record investment in Wisconsin classrooms.
3:22pm
RPW. Dana Wachs embraces new minority leader, says "we've got to move on."
5:01am
McCabe for Governor. I won't live in Governor's Mansion once elected.

1:54pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrat Kathleen Vinehout to announce run for governor.

Thursday September 21, 2017

Budget

5:17pm
Sen. Stroebel. The final budget product protects local taxpayers.
4:53pm
Rep. Tranel. Final state budget good for Southwest Wisconsin.
4:49pm
ABC of Wisconsin. Statement on state budget.
4:36pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: 2017-19 Budget Makes Major Investment in Education.
4:29pm
Wisconsin Towns Association. Applauds governor and Legislature for investing in towns.
4:13pm
WHCA/WiCAL. Long-term care providers applaud funding increases in state budget.
4:04pm
Sen. Taylor. Governor Walker's vetoes make bad budget worse, misses opportunities. 
3:59pm
Rep. Rodriguez. Statement on final approval of the state budget.
3:58pm
WMC. Statement on the 2017-19 Wisconsin state budget.
3:57pm
American Lung Association. Statement in response to Wisconsin's final 207-19 budget.
3:56pm
UW-Platteville Chancellor Shields. Response to state budget signing.
3:54pm
UW-Eau Claire Student Senate. Statement on budget.
3:52pm
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. Governor Walker approves first personal care rate increase in a decade, additional investments needed.
3:02pm
WASB. Statement on state budget.
2:59pm
Wisconsin Library Association. Thanks Governor Walker and Legislature for supporting public libraries!
2:57pm
WAFCA. Budget advances key initiatives for family services and student mental health.
2:54pm
WISPIRG. No to expansion of I-94 East-West "a big win for taxpayers."
2:52pm
UW System Student Reps. Statement on the budget.
2:27pm
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Reacts to budget outcome, moves to policy priorities.
2:14pm
School Administrators Alliance. Statement on budget signing, low revenue veto.
2:11pm
Rep. Snyder. Statement on Governor Walker's budget signing.
1:38pm
State Public Defender Thompson. Statement on Governor Walker's signing of the budget bill.
1:38pm
Citizens Utility Board. Governor Walker signs budget supporting customer advocacy.
1:27pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Applauds Governor's support of important investments in state's health care infrastructure.
1:25pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Commends Governor Walker & Leigislature for several county-related intiatives as state budget is signed into law.
1:22pm
Sen. Lasee. Statement on Governor Walker signing 2017-19 state budget into law.
1:20pm
Rep. Sargent. Walker prioritizes politics over public schools (againj).
1:19pm
Concerned Veterans for America. Repeal of prevailing wage law will expand opportunity for Wisconsin veterans.
1:18pm
RPW. Statement on Governor Walker's budget signing.
1:16pm
Sen. Bewley, Rep. Pope. Overdue state budget devotes second lowest percentage to public school aids since 1995. LFB Memo.
1:12pm
Rep. Nygren. Statement on budget passage.
1:10pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on budget signing.
1:10pm
Assembly Veterans and Military Affairs Democrats. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding DVA veto.
1:08pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Statement on Governor Walker budget signing.
1:05pm
Gov. Walker. More money for schools and lower property taxes: Signs 2017-19 state budgte into law.
12:22pm
Wisconsin District Attorney's Association. Statement on signing of the budget bill.
12:20pm
American Federation for Children. Governor Walker and Legislature approve school choice expansion.
12:16pm
One Wisconsin Now. New runways for corporate jets, massive subsidies for foreign corporations, bupkis for Wisconsin studetn loan borrowers.
12:15pm
Sen. Carpenter. Wrong way Walker.
10:22am
Sen. Miller. Weekly Democratic radio address: The Thousand Year Veto.
10:17am
RPW. Wisconsin Democrats hypocritically oppose historic investments in education funding.
9:12am
Rep. Taylor. Republican budget priorities - tax Prius drivers, cut taxes for rich. LFB Memo.
9:09am
Wisconsin Bike Fed. Gov. Walker was wrong to leave condemnation prohibition in budget.
5:15am
Various Assembly Democrats. Letter requesting restoration of Working Families Tax Credit.

3:00pm
Stevens Point Journal. Gov. Scott Walker vetoes plan to place sex offenders only in home counties.
2:50pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker signs state budget in advance of re-election run.
1:36pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee gets new limits on funding streetcar, neighborhood business districts.
9:58am
Fox 11. Walker to sign budget in Neenah, nearly 3 months late.
5:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker issues vetoes to new state budget, targeting low-spending schools, historic tax credit.
4:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Details of Walker's 99 partial state budget vetoes. WQOW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:57am
Daily Cardinal. UW provisions among Walker's vetoes.
4:56am
WEAU. Wisconsin state budget: The local impact.
4:54am
WSAW. Sexually violent persons policy change vetoed in state budget.
4:53am
WFRV. Public education, transportation are biggest issues in budget to Steineke and Hintz.
4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker to sign budget, veto Assembly GOP priority.
4:50am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Scott Walker vetoes quarry regulation restriction, says policy deserves full debate.

Legislative

4:30pm
Rep. Berceau. Denounces disgusting vandalism.
3:55pm
Sen. Shilling. GOP healthcare proposal - from bad to worse.
1:17pm
Rep. Anderson. Governor Walker, hands off our healthcare.
12:12pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Testimony opposing 'riot' bill.
5:11am
Sen. Nass. UW-Madison student releases video showing police officers beheaded.

2:33pm
Rep. Allen. Statement on so-called "regulation" of fantasy sports.
2:31pm
Beloit Daily News. Evers speaks out against concealed weapons at schools.
1:42pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin bill asks EPA for waiver on reformulated gas.
10:24am
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. "Cause no harm" not part of the thinking in "Right to Carry" proposal.
10:00am
WEAU. Wisconsin lawmakers to hold hearing on riot bills.
5:10am
WKOW. UW-Madison removes controversial video on university internet service. WISN.
5:10am
WISC. UW student releases graphic video portraying officers being beheaded.
5:09am
Daily Cardinal. State senator fires back at UW student clothing line.
5:05am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Six questions for newly elected Assembly Democratic Leader Gordon Hintz of Oshkosh.
5:00am
WTMJ. Mayor Barrett: 'Right to carry' bill leads to more guns on the streets.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State treasurer: Government travel should be more transparent.
4:42am
WKBT. Vos says he's open to improvements to concealed gun law.

State Agencies

4:15pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
4:14pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of Sept. 25.
4:00pm
DNR. Devil's Lake Stat Park master plan variance proposed for new boat rental facility.
3:05pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Recognized for responsible gaming advertising.
3:03pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Lake Delton woman claims $50,000 Powerball ticket.
3:03pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Badger 5 winners split $56,000 jackpot.
10:18am
WEDC. Businesses urged to apply for 2017 Marketplace Governor's Awards.
9:08am
DOJ. Racine Top Cop keeps community's wheels turning.
5:12am
DOJ. Investigation leads to conviction of Madison man dealing crack cocaine.

5:06am
WISC. DOJ asks for information on graffiti on law enforcement memorial.

Economy/Business

9:52am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Good, bad and (sometimes) ugly: Building startups in northeast Wisconsin theme of Oct. 12 event.

4:49am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee area employment slips in August.

Environment/Outdoors

4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Growing timber sales translates to more conservation work in northern Wisconsin.

Statewide

4:16pm
Kids Forward. Announces Race to Equity scholarship winners.
4:01pm
AARP. Launches campaign to root out social media scams & frauds.
10:28am
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. SBE President-elect to speak at Broadcasters Clinic.
10:16am
Security Health Plan. Rated among top plans in Wisconsin by NCQA.

Courts

3:54pm
UW-Stout. Diversity Awards recognize work of university faculty, staff.

5:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Green Bay businessman indicted for defrauding state jobs agency.

Education

4:03pm
UW-Platteville. Students trek west for hands-on geography experience.
4:02pm
UW-Platteville. Forum to explore meaning of 'white working class.'
2:56pm
UW-River Falls. Falcon Center officially opens to public.
1:21pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on the State of Education.
1:03pm
DPI Supt. Evers. State of Education Address. Excerpts.
12:13pm
UW School of Medicine and Public Health. The Ride raises $300,000 for cancer research at the University of Wisconsin.
12:10pm
UW-River Falls. Dairy Farm Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5.
10:55am
UW-River Falls. Makes Sierra Club's 'Cool Schools' list.
10:30am
UW-River Falls. Annual outdoor art exhibition set for Oct. 4-5.

2:07pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers calls for adult leadership in state of Wisconsin education speech.
1:31pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers takes aim at GOP on school funding, Medicaid and roads in annual education address.
4:45am
Marshfield News-Herald. With new programs, Mid-State Technical College seeks to connect students to jobs.

Local

1:45pm
Waukesha County Emergency Management. Waukesha County businesses encouraged to make emergency preparedness plans.
1:28pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Orders saturation patrols for speed enforcement.
1:07pm
Milwaukee Ald. Perez. FPC right to see reform process through for police department.
11:26am
Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative. Names Army vet Debbie Buchanan as new executive director.
5:34am
AG Schimel. Condemns anti-Semitic attack near historic Madison synagogue.
5:33am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Denounces anti-Semitic vandalism in Madison.

4:56am
Waupaca County News. Wheel tax approved.
4:52am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County Board approves recommendation for nonpartisan redistricting process.
4:47am
Wisconsin Watch. Memorial near Wisconsin synagogue defaced with swastikas, pro-Trump graffiti.
4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. 'Trump rules, antifa sucks': Graffiti, swastikas scrubbed from monument near historic Madison synagogue.
4:44am
Sheboygan Press. Town of Wilson: Sheboygan can't grab our land for Kohler golf course.
4:44am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Glenmore panel recommends Duke Energy fix Shirley Wind issue in 90 days, or risk permit.
4:43am
Appleton Post Crescent. Calumet County approves 0.5% sales tax, effective April 1.

Congress

1:23pm
DPW. Sen. Johnson shows he cannot answer basic vital questions on his own health-care.
1:14pm
Various Organizations. Fifty-two groups urge congress to protect health care for kids. Letter.
1:01pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce legislation to give control of credit information back to consumers, protect personal data following Equifax hack.
10:27am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Receives "Taxpayers' Friend Award" from National Taxpayers Union.

9:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tammy Baldwin pushes Congress to extend Perkins Loan program, with deadline looming.
5:05am
USA Today. Sen. Ron Johnson: Let states tailor health care plans.
5:04am
Cap Times. Wisconsin immigrant advocates push for pressure on Paul Ryan, 'clean' Dream Act.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Community Health Centers approach funding cliff.

Politics

11:24am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Unveils Finance Committee.
11:01am
RPW. State of education in Wisconsin: Hampered by Madison bureaucrat Tony Evers' weak leadership.
8:59am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Statement on Tammy Baldwin's support of a bill to take away Wisconsinites' right to work.

5:01am
WQOW. Plum City dairy farmer announces candidacy for WI State Senate District 31.
4:48am
U.S. News & World Report. Vice President Pence to hold fundraiser in Milwaukee.

Wednesday September 20, 2017

Governor

12:24pm
Gov. Walker. Announces disaster assistance for Wisconsin homeowners and businesses.

Budget

5:02pm
Rep. Nygren. Statement on governor's vetoes on budget, Foxconn bill.
4:03pm
Rep. Hebl. Requests veto of anti-local control budget measures. Letter to Gov. Walker.
3:57pm
Rep. Shankland. Statement on Walker's veto of DVA oversight.
3:50pm
Airbnb. Urges Gov. Walker to protect home sharing in Wisconsin.
3:33pm
Various Assembly Democrats. Letter to Gov. Walker requesting vetoes.
2:18pm
Gov. Walker. Releases final budget vetoes. Veto list.
1:32pm
Assembly Health Committee Democrats. Letter requesting veto of Wisconsin family planning centers audit provisions.
12:07pm
Sen. Carpenter. Asks governor to veto transportation pork. Letter to Gov. Walker.
4:46am
Rep. Pope. Requests veto of harmful K-12 budget provisions. Letter to Gov. Walker.

4:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker issues 99 vetoes to state budget he will sign Thursday.
4:05pm
Beloit Daily News. Walker vetoes budget item to help for low-revenue schools.
3:59pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Labor union asks Walker to ditch immediate repeal of prevailing wage law.
1:42pm
WEAU. Vos 'way too early' to decide on veto overrides.
12:13pm
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Wisconsin budget on to Walker, vetoes could come soon.
10:38am
Cap Times. Digging in: Proposed mine and legislation renew fight over economics, environment on Wisconsin-Michigan border.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vos on budget: 3 GOP senators 'are bad at negotiating.'
4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers asks Scott Walker to veto education measures he calls bad for public school kids.

Legislative

4:21pm
Rep. Taylor. Condemns hateful graffiti.
3:58pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Proposed 'Right-to-Carry' legislation disastrous for urban areas.
3:55pm
Rep. Subeck. Anti-Semitism is not welcome here.
3:31pm
Reps. Kremer, Horlacher; Sens. Stroebel, Kapenga. Circulate pro-growth "Air Quality & Economic Opportunity" package of legislation.
12:09pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Newest 'Right-to-Carry' legislation: Making us less safe.
11:40am
Leg. Council. Expedited Appellate Procedures Under 2017 Wisconsin Act 58.
11:37am
Millennial Action Project. Young members of Wisconsin Legislature form bipartisan caucus to address issues most important to millennial Wisconsinites.
10:21am
Rep. Kolste. Chiropractic bill shows the power of lobbyists and money in state government.
9:12am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. NRA behind no-permit gun bill.
4:45am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement on SB-169, allowing concealed carry without permits.
4:43am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Backs bill to protect Wisconsinites from undue regulations.

1:50pm
Cap Times. Young lawmakers launch bipartisan Wisconsin Future Caucus.
12:01pm
U.S. News & World Report. Attorneys: Portions of Foxconn law could be unconstitutional.
10:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Provisions in Wisconsin's Foxconn law could be unconstitutional, Legislature's attorneys find.
5:06am
WKOW. State Senate committee approves bill outlawing all Fentanyl analogs.
4:39am
Cap Times. Oshkosh Rep. Gordon Hintz elected to Assembly minority leader post. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:37am
Badger Herald. Drunk driving legislation would revoke licenses of repeat offenders.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Concealed carry expansion passes state Senate committee.
4:26am
Fox 11. New bill looks to close internet loophole for online predators.

State Agencies

3:56pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Celebrate 100 years of the current Capitol with the 2017 Wisconsin State Capitol Holiday Ornament.
3:54pm
DNR. Hunters reminded that collared deer and coyotes are legal to harvest.
1:52pm
DOT. Request for new specialty license plate.
12:10pm
AG Schimel. Comdemns attack on law enforcement, asks community for assistance.
10:28am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Listed in National Register of Historic Places:  Blommer Ice Cream Company. Whitney School.

4:37am
Cap Times. Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch: Investing in all our workers, including our inmates.
4:33am
Jefferson County Daily Union. State prescription regulations strengthen war against opioid epidemic.

Economy/Business

12:04pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.

1:53pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee area ranks in bottom half of metros for economic growth.
10:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Workforce challenge is job No. 1
4:35am
NBC 26. Local leaders consider Foxconn Technology economic impact.
4:35am
New York Times. Before Wisconsin, Foxconn vowed big spending in Brazil. Few jobs have come.
4:23am
Beloit Daily News. Health benefit offers from small businesses keep vanishing.
4:23am
Cap Times. August estimates, quarterly jobs numbers unimpressive for Wisconsin.

Environment/Outdoors

4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Antidepressants in fish brains could pose risk to Great Lakes ecosystem.

Statewide

4:44am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Participates in National Voter Registration Day.

5:16am
Wall Street Journal. States need $645 billion to pay for these promises, and that's not counting what they owe in pensions.

Courts

4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin appeals court upholds 'right-to-work' law, dealing blow to unions.

Education

12:12pm
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin's average student loan burden tops $30,000 in latest national study, state remains in top ten for percentage of grads with debt.

Local

3:53pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Thanks Milwaukee Bucks for their investment in our city.
2:17pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campign. 4 more victories in one day for fair maps in Wisconsin!
1:40pm
9 to 5 Wisconsin. And the Keep Families First Coalition host regional town halls for Family and Medical Leave Act.
1:37pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. DOJ move could have lasting impact on Milwaukee and city residents.
12:08pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Measure declares October as Bullying Prevention Month.

4:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County Exec. Abele asks for $1.1 million to fight opioids, addiction.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee drug bust: 18 arrests, $1.3 million seized in nationwide trafficking operation.
4:31am
La Crosse Tribune. SBA declares disaster for Wisconsin, Minnesota; loans available to victims of July floods.

Congress

1:33pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Joins members of Wisconsin delegation in calling for enforcement of Open Skies agreement.
12:00pm
Voces de la Frontera. Wisconsin urges Congress to pass the Dream Act.
11:58am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls on President Trump to quickly sign disaster declaration to help Wisconsin communities recover from July flooding.

2:11pm
The Hill. 34 states would see funding cut from new ObamaCare repeal bill: study.
4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Congressman Grothman sets aside politics and spins some records at Madison's WORT.
4:30am
The Hill. GOP governors back latest ObamaCare repeal bill.
4:29am
Politico. 'Big 6' likely to scrap 15 percent corporate tax rate in statement next week.
4:28am
Politico. Backlash throws last-ditch Obamacare repeal effort into doubt.
4:27am
Reuters. White House weighs abandoning estate tax repeal in Republican tax push.

Politics

9:44am
McCabe for Governor. Principles over Party campaign kicking off in Milwaukee.
9:41am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Calls on Grothman to oppose Graham-Cassidy.

Tuesday September 19, 2017

Governor

4:47pm
Gov. Walker and 14 other governors. Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell regarding block grants for Obamacare repeal and replace.

5:05am
WTMJ. No public announcement, but lawmaker spills the beans on Foxconn location.
5:04am
Fox 6. After Foxconn bill signing, some Mount Pleasant residents worry they'll have to give up their homes.
5:01am
Washington Post. Scott Walker just approved $3 billion deal for a new Foxconn factory in Wisconsin.
4:59am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Walker signs Foxconn legislation.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Wisconsin officials must hold Foxconn accountable.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Beyond southeastern Wisconsin, state businesspeople generally support Foxconn package.
4:53am
Chicago Tribune. Wisconsin governor signs $3 billion Foxconn bill into law.
4:48am
WUWM. Governor Walker signs $3 billion Foxconn incentives package.

Budget

5:03pm
Rep. Shankland. Letter to Gov. Walker requesting budget vetoes.
11:26am
Reps. Loudenbeck, Spreitzer. Lawmakers support budget provision limiting eminent domain power for railroads.
10:10am
IBEW Local 494. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding effective date for prevailing wage repeal.

1:22pm
Wisconsin State Journal. A quick primer on what's in the 2017-19 Wisconsin state budget.
11:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin budget bill passed but it'll be another day before GOP lawmaker sends to Scott Walker.
5:58am
NBC 15. Money in state budget to fund 911 call center upgrades.
5:13am
WFRV. State lawmakers from Green Bay say budget provision puts bike and recreation trails at risk.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State budget passes: Racine Unified one step closer to secession battle.

Legislative

5:11pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on minority leader election.
4:26pm
Rep. Rob Brooks. To accompany Congressman Sensenbrenner at district listening sessions.
3:29pm
Sen. Shilling. Republicans prioritize NRA over working families.
3:28pm
Rep. Barca. Statement regarding Assembly Democratic leadership election.
2:36pm
RPW. Democrats in disarray: Gordon Hintz brings his war on women to Assembly Democrat leadership.
2:31pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on Assembly leadership election.
2:28pm
Rep. Steineke. Stands ready to work with new Dem leader.
12:00pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Crime victims' constitutional amendment passes key state Senate committee.
9:40am
Wisconsin Family Council. Pro-family organization announces 2017 legislator award.
9:14am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: AG Brad Schimel on the Jerry Bader Show: Crime victims have "no choice" when they are thrown into the system.

4:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Sheila Harsdorf in talks to serve as Wisconsin ag secretary in Gov. Scott Walker's administration.
2:37pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers advance bill allowing carrying hidden guns without permits, training.
1:24pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Problems left for next budget writers.
11:36am
Fox 11. Wisconsin Assembly Democrats expected to elect Oshkosh rep. new leader.
9:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Carrying concealed weapons without permit up for vote.
9:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Rep. Jimmy Anderson grapples with identity as 'wheelchair legislator.'
5:46am
Daily Cardinal. Rep. Chris Taylor talks Campus Free Speech Act, permitless carry with ASM.

State Agencies

4:53pm
AG Schimel. Applauds local, state, and federal agents for major heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine bust.
4:26pm
DNR. Weekly News.
3:52pm
DATCP. Mapleton Vly LT Borroloola is 2017 Cow of the Year.
3:50pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Listed in National Register of Historic Places:  Dix Street-Warner Street Historic District. Roosevelt School. Garver's Supply Company Factory and Office.
3:44pm
DPI Supt. Evers. Memo to Gov. Walker on veto recommendations for the 2017-19 budget bill.
3:30pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $1.1 million for community projects.
2:16pm
DOA. Centennial Celebration Scavenger Hunt September 30.
1:33pm
DFI. Edvest celebrates 20 years of helping families save for college.
1:15pm
State Public Defender. Four assistant State Public Defenders to be honored as up and coming lawyers.
10:12am
Ready Wisconsin. Preparedness planning for your business.

5:14am
WKOW. States ask insurers to prioritize non-opioid treatments.

Economy/Business

5:32am
Milwaukee Biz Times. FedEx freight terminal project moving forward in Oak Creek.

Statewide

3:38pm
Wisconsin Eye. Releases new opioid documentary.
8:15am
Arts Wisconsin. Presents 2017 Arts in the Community Awards.
5:24am
RPW. Honors Governor Tommy Thompson's leadership.

Courts

1:16pm
Gov. Walker. Applauds Right to Work appeals court ruling.
12:30pm
AG Schimel. Hails court decision upholding Wisconsin's Right-to-Work law.
10:28am
District III Court of Appeals. International Association of Machinists District 10 v. State.

10:29am
Beloit Daily News. Appeals court upholds Wisconsin's right to work law.
5:42am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Bank First National lawsuit lingers over UW Oshkosh Foundation as bankruptcy continues.

Education

3:59pm
UW-Stout. University Foundation awards nearly $800,000 in scholarships.
11:56am
UW-Stout. Industrial design students sweep national competitions.

5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's education plan puts local communities in control of school turnaround efforts.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State health officials put school immunization rates online.

Local

3:57pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Pattern of poor judgment revealed by string of departures.
3:04pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Deputies save suicidal subjects in two freeway incidents.
1:13pm
Wizard World Comic Con. Stan Lee, Sean Maher, 'Lost Girl' Q&A's, Cosplay, Creative Panels head programming at Madison; Most included with any admission.
10:32am
MCTS. Free bus rides, free stickers and free admission - Take Your Kid on the Bus Day features something for everyone.
9:17am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Henry Vilas Zoo's Arctic Passage recognized with Top Honors award for exhibit design.
5:23am
Pro-Life Wisconsin. Vigil for Life of Madison's new executive director position the next step to ultimate goal: Closing the abortion facility.

Congress

3:58pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports reform to increase access to affordable, high-quality child care and preschool.
2:54pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan effort to extend critical funding for community health centers before end of month deadline.
2:53pm
Various Organizations. Letter to WI congressional delegation requestion action to address funding for health centers, other programs.
1:29pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Applauds Small Business Administration's disaster declaration for western & central Wisconsin.
5:25am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Votes for National Defense Authorization Act.

3:41pm
ABC News. AP sources: GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts.
3:40pm
ABC News. AP sources: GOP tenatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts.
1:19pm
The Hill. Sen. Johnson: We are 'certainly getting close' on ObamaCare repeal.
5:02am
WTMJ. Speaker Ryan visits students in New Berlin, tours high school.
4:51am
The Hill. Senate committee schedules hearing on health care block grants.
4:50am
The Hill. Ryan: Graham-Cassidy 'best, last chance' to repeal ObamaCare.
4:49am
USA Today. Republicans make last push to repeal Obamacare, but it is not clear they have the votes.
4:48am
U.S. News & World Report. Paul Ryan discusses tax reform with Harley-Davidson leaders. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Politics

11:58am
RPW. ICYMI: Senator Baldwin pushing for government-run health care.
11:58am
One Wisconsin Now. Bipartisan critics assail Scott Walker-led RGA's dishonest, Russian style foray into fake news.
9:15am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Gov. Walker's bold conservative reforms helping to transform Wisconsin's economy for generations to come.
8:16am
Rockwood for 14th Assembly. Announces candidacy for state Assembly.

8:33am
AP. Republican governors get into the 'news' business.
5:43am
Beloit Daily News. Walker hints re-election announcement coming in November.
4:58am
NBC 15. Vinehout to announce whether she's running for governor.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Gronik's campaign manager resigns.
4:46am
Daily Cardinal. Progressive Randy Bryce looks to ride viral ad to an upset over Paul Ryan.

Monday September 18, 2017

Governor

4:54pm
Hoffman Construction Co. Thanks Gov. Walker and legislators for supporting Foxconn.
3:45pm
RPW. Statement on Governor Walker signing bill to bring Foxconn to Wisconsin.
3:44pm
RPW. Words vs. actions: Wisconsin Democrats favor family supporting jobs before opposing Foxconn.
3:41pm
Wisconn Valley Jobs Coalition. Thanks Gov. Walker, lawmakers for supporting Foxconn's historic investment in Wisconsin.
3:39pm
Rep. Kremer. Joins Governor Walker for signing of historic Foxconn investment in Wisconsin.
3:27pm
Speaker Vos. Foxconn bill signed into law.
3:02pm
Sens. Shilling, Bewley, Miller, Ringhand. Walker picks Foxconn over Wisconsin schools and roads.
2:54pm
Gov. Walker. Signs Wisconn Valley Special Session Bill into law. Partial Veto.
2:05pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker to sign away $3 billion of our money to subsidize foreign electronic manufacturer.
11:28am
Evers for Governor. Walker plays politics, punts on our kids.

3:42pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs $3 billion Foxconn package into law.
11:49am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin submits revised education accountability plan.
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker, Tony Evers clash over plan to comply with federal education law.

Budget

2:42pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Applauds language in state budget that requires Planned Parenthood audit.
11:50am
Rep. Gannon. My vote is now a yes on the budget.
11:26am
Wisconsin BPDD. State budget offers mixed bag for people with disabilities.
5:04am
Concerned Veterans for America. Wisconsin is one step closer to a full repeal of prevailing wage law.
5:03am
Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin. Statement on the veto of local regulation of quarries by Governor Walker.

4:47am
Daily Reporter. Senate OKs state budget after deal with Walker to repeal prevailing wage immediately.
4:45am
Cap Times. Scott Walker strikes deal with Republican holdouts as Wisconsin Senate passes budget.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Legislature approves delayed state budget.
4:42am
Racine Journal Times. State Senate passes the 2017-19 biennial budget.
4:40am
Daily Cardinal. Backlash from Madison cyclists as state Legislature tightens land seizure laws.
4:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Weeks late, Senate passes state budget, sending it to Scott Walker.
4:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Republicans backtrack on commitment to clean state budget.
4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mayor Barrett to Gov. Walker: Don't tell Milwaukee how to spend its money on streetcar.
4:31am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker promises vetoes to get 3 GOP senators to push budget over finish line.
4:26am
WKOW. Walker already plans vetoes for parts of newly-approved state budget.

Legislative

4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Suicide prevention bill would let people voluntarily prohibit themselves from owning a gun.
4:39am
WUWM. Gov. Walker to sign huge Foxconn incentives package Monday in Racine County. Fox 11.

State Agencies

12:50pm
AG Schimel. Joins 37 states, territories in urging health insurers to review opioid incentives.
9:14am
PRWeb. The State of Wisconsin Investment Board and Citisoft announces successful completion of major transformation program.
8:18am
AG Schimel. Announces addition of Sopen Shah to Office of Solicitor General.
5:08am
Citizen for Responsible Zoning and Landowner Rights. Walker administration supports federal takeover of Lake Michigan.

9:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. State makes progress on some workforce goals, deems others 'unreachable.'
4:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Medicaid billing snafu costs Wisconsin pharmacies $2.7 million.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin DNR considers regional restrictions on manure spreading.

Economy/Business

11:31am
Alliant Energy. Let your nose be your guide.

5:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. To attract people, Wisconsin looks to transcend its cheesy reputation.
4:43am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Wisconsin farmers gear up for fall harvest in a challenging year.

Statewide

3:40pm
Kids Forward. Communication and Development Manager Wenona Wolf receives "40 Under 40" award.
12:30pm
Wisconsin Voice for Recovery. Rally for Recovery September 23.
9:17am
WRA. August 2017 Home Sales Report.
9:12am
Platform Communications. Launches in Madison.
5:18am
PDPW. Introduces Financial Literacy for Dairy Training.

Courts

9:33am
Racine Journal Times. Local gaming distributor suing state, says machines aren't gambling devices.
5:17am
Reuters. Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to Supreme Court.

Education

3:00pm
UW-Rock County. Fall Preview Day is October 19.
1:45pm
UW-Madison. Students in Houston to aid post-Harvey mosquito control.
11:24am
Federated Youth Foundation. Kramer selected as 2017 Charles Van Sickle Scholarship recipient.

4:43am
Oshkosh Northwestern. UW-Oshkosh Foundation filings seek path to pay bills during bankruptcy.

Local

4:55pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 6 arrests.
4:29pm
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District. From fatbergs to pharmaceuticals, Pollution Prevention Week offers tips to stop polllution before it enters our waters.
3:59pm
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. Fire Cadet and Police Aide openings provide key career gateway opportunity.
2:06pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Proposes a sunset rule for the county's wheel tax.

4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Department of Justice halt ongoing review of Milwaukee Police Department.

Congress

4:36am
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Grothman hears local concerns at town hall session in Beaver Dam.
4:27am
WBAY. Area farmers voice concerns with budget.

Federal Agencies

5:09am
Cornucopia Institute. Will someone new at the helm of the USDA's National Organic Program steer the ship towards Congress's intent-protecting farmers and consumers?

Politics

2:41pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. 10 steps progressives in Wisconsin need to take.
11:48am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Announces steering committee for U.S. Senate.
11:30am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Op-ed on conservative healthcare solutions.
8:17am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Teamsters endorse.
8:15am
Republican Party of Fond du Lac County. To honor former governor.

5:04am
DPW. Wrong for Wisconsin: GOP primary candidates would cut women's access to health care.

Friday September 15, 2017

Governor

4:26pm
Gov. Walker. Wraps up trade mission to Japan, South Korea.

Budget

9:50pm
Sen. Tiffany. Votes to pass 2017-19 biennial state budget.
9:46pm
Gov. Walker. Releases statement on Senate passage of state budget.
9:37pm
Sen. Bewley. 2017-19 state budget fails the people of Wisconsin.
9:36pm
Sen. Larson. GOP passes $76 billion betrayal of our values.
9:35pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises Governor Walker, Senate conservatives for improving state budget.
9:33pm
Sen. Craig. Votes NO on 2017-19 budget.
9:31pm
Sen. Feyen. Votes to approve 2017-19 budget.
9:30pm
Sen. Taylor. On budget passage: "It's shameful."
9:09pm
Sen. Cowles. Statement on budget's passage.
9:09pm
Sen. Darling. Senate approves budget.
9:08pm
Sen. MIller. Statement on the 2017-19 Republican budget.
9:07pm
Sen. Roth. Statement on 2017-2019 state budget.
9:06pm
Sen. Johnson. Statement on Senate passage of state budget.
9:06pm
Sen. LeMahieu. Votes to protect taxpayers with budget vote.
9:05pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on passage of the 2017-19 state budget.
9:04pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement on passage of State Budget.
9:03pm
Sen. Lasee. Statement on state Senate passage of 2017-19 State Budget.
9:02pm
Sen. Stroebel. The final budget product will include needed reform.
8:59pm
Sens. Kapenga, Stroebel, Nass. Budget vote and veto assurances.
8:45pm
Sen. Vinehout. Statement on budget.
8:13pm
Sen. Shilling. School cuts. Road delays. Corporate handouts.
8:07pm
Sen. Larson. Democrats call for campaign integrity to be restored in state budget.
4:32pm
Sen. Larson. Republicans block access to the American dream for our kids and grandkids.
2:47pm
One Wisconsin Now. Common sense plan to help borrowers refinance student loans, just like you can with a mortgage, killed by state Senate Republicans.
12:43pm
Sens. Bewley, Larson, Miller. Overdue Republican budget puts Foxconn ahead of 850,000+ Wisconsin students. LFB Memo.
12:19pm
Rep. Gannon. Who is the coward?
11:11am
Rep. Considine. Column: What would you veto?
11:09am
Rep. Hintz. Column: Undermining Wisconsin's future.

4:51pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Spokesman: GOP senator who held out on budget now backing it.
4:20pm
Chippewa Herald. State Senate takes up budget, unclear if GOP has votes to send to governor.
1:58pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate debates $76 billion state budget.
12:27pm
Janesville Gazette. The Latest: Senator: Republicans have votes for budget.
10:06am
NBC 15. Walker talked with GOP senators from South Korea.
5:09am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin budget heads for dramatic Senate vote.
5:08am
HNGNews. Community voice: Rep. Ripp describes why Wisconsin's transportation system is important.
5:06am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Wisconsin Rapids leaders: State funds for airport will boost local economy.
5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Delayed state budget faces uncertainty in Senate.
5:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate plans to take up state budget without votes to pass it.
5:02am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Vos calls Senate budget demands a 'ransom list.'
5:01am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville would hire police, firefighters with extra money.
5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mayor Soglin blasts state budget provision that would hinder sidewalk and bike path expansions.

Legislative

11:12am
Rep. Gannon. Rigged and bigly are Trumpism's.
11:03am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Look what paved the way for the Foxconn court bypass.
5:16am
Gov. Walker. Applauds Legislature for approving Wisconn Valley Special Session bill.

4:28pm
CBS 58. Foxconn coming to Racine County, source says.
9:59am
Bloomberg. Trump's push for U.S. jobs may spur boom in 'corporate welfare.'
5:12am
WISC. Wisconsin lawmakers push to limit, eliminate school referendums.
5:12am
Milwaukee Biz times. Foxconn bill awaits Walker's signature after clearing Assembly. U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:10am
U.S. News & World Report. 4 Democrats, 2 Republicans switch sides on Foxconn vote.
5:07am
Madison Magazine. Robots are coming to Wisconsin.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tiffany: It's time to end the mining moratorium in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

2:37pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Supports state biodigester investment.
1:13pm
PSC. Approves innovative bioenergy project in Brown County.
1:11pm
Smithsonian Magazine. The Wisconsin Veterans Museum joins 13th Annual Museum Day Live!
12:51pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Sept. 18-24.
12:01pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Testimony on manure pollution rules.
11:58am
DHS. Enjoy wild game safely this season.
5:19am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

12:50pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin PSC earmarks $15 million to harness manure into energy in Brown County.

Economy/Business

12:39pm
ABC News. Gannett is cutting 1,000 newspaper jobs.
5:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. If milk production continues to rise, processing capacity needs to drastically increase.
4:57am
Wisconsin Radio Network. State's unemployment rate 3.4% in August.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Xcel Energy proposes new transmission line in northern Wisconsin.
4:54am
WISC. Ryder plant to close, 100 workers subject to layoffs.

Statewide

2:43pm
Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association. Food, land and water conference to be held October 16 and 17, 2017.
9:53am
Customers First! Coalition. Welcomes new Executive Director.

Courts

2:36pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. On Constitution Day, a stacked deck against defendants at Wisconsin Supreme Court.
12:45pm
U.S. Supreme Court. Gill v. Whitford - reply brief for appellants.
9:50am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. MIchael M. Rajek.
9:49am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Steven J. Sarbacker.

11:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal judge gives class status to Wisconsin juvenile inmates in Lincoln Hills lawsuit.
4:54am
Chippewa Herald. Walmart sues Lake Hallie over property taxes.

Education

2:07pm
UW-Platteville. Kassia concert to feature works of women composers.
2:06pm
UW-Platteville. Music faculty kick off year with concert performance.
11:10am
UW-Stout. Student named collegiate representative to national council.
10:13am
UW-Madison. Citizen scientists scour Madison area for invasive jumping worms.
5:18am
UW-Stout. New instructor's passion for science began at STEPS for Girls.

Local

12:07pm
City of Janesville. City officials meet with company under contract to redevelop General Motors site.
11:06am
MCTS. Brewers Line running to special weekend games.
5:17am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Town hall meeting to gather stakeholders' input on NAFTA.

5:34am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Calumet County Board to take up 0.5% sales tax proposal next week.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Aldermen take up draft Department of Justice report on Milwaukee Police Department.
4:57am
Duluth News Tribune. Pipeline protesters lock down site in Superior.

Congress

1:27pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Trump administration slashes navigator funding for Wisconsin.
10:11am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Portman, Casey, Collins. Introduce bipartisan legislation to save Perkins Loan Program.

5:04am
Politico. Ryan to impanel informal GOP working group on DACA.
5:04am
ABC News. House backs $1.2T spending bill with more money for military.

Politics

9:54am
DPW. Wrong for Wisconsin: Vukmir voted to raise taxpayer-funded benefits while opposing pay raise for working Wisconsinites.

10:03am
Superior Telegram. Evers makes pitch to be Wisconsin governor.
4:59am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike McCabe rallies supporters in Green Bay.

Thursday September 14, 2017

Governor

4:33pm
Gov. Walker. South Korean technology startups to receive training, support in new business accelerator program in Milwaukee.
3:56pm
Rep. Pope. Governor Walker plays politics with children's futures.
2:27pm
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin, South Korean biotech companies agree to collaborate on expanding pharmacogenomics testing services in South Korea.
11:47am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Wisconsin is Open for International Business.
4:51am
Gov. Walker. Requests disaster assistance for homeowners and businesses in La Crosse and Trempealeau counties.
4:50am
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Supports Gov. Walker's rejection of ESSA plan.

4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker checks in from trade mission abroad.
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker object to challenger's Wisconsin education plan.
4:13am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker seeks loan help for area flood damage.

Budget

3:57pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Final budget leaves too much behind.
2:17pm
One Wisconsin Now. GOP Senate budget holdouts stake opposition on bigotry.
2:14pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on passage of state budget.
2:12pm
Rep. Doyle. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: "Republican Budget is Rigged Against Wisconsin Families."
2:07pm
Rep. Zimmerman. Supports a balanced and strategic state budget.
12:55pm
Rep. Young. Opposes state budget as presently written.
12:22pm
Rep. Kremer. Votes to approve state budget, lauds common sense reforms.
12:11pm
Rep. Petryk. State budget passes Assembly.
12:11pm
Rep. Hutton. Votes "aye" on passage of Assembly budget.
11:52am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding budget veto requests.
11:50am
Rep. Pope. Republican action comes late and comes up short.
11:09am
Rep. Mursau. Two-year state budget passes state Assembly.
10:43am
Sen. Carpenter. I will show up for work, will they?
10:07am
Statements on passage:   Rep. Weatherston. Rep. Rohrkaste. Rep. Summerfield. Rep. Knodl. Rep. Edming. Rep. Kitchens.
9:51am
Statements on passage:  Rep. Vruwink. Rep. Hesselbein. Rep. Katsma. Rep. Duchow. Rep. Ballweg.
8:56am
Statements on passage: Rep. Ohnstad. Rep. Taylor. Rep. Swearingen. Rep. Thiesfeldt. Rep. Krug. Rep. Ed Brooks. Rep. Rodriguez.
4:49am
Statements on passage: Concerned Veterans for America. Rep. Brostoff. Rep. Bernier. Rep. Ripp. Rep. Tusler.
4:46am
Statements on passage: Rep. Snyder. Rep. Murphy. Rep. Spiros. Rep. Born.
4:43am
Statements on passage: Rep. Steineke. Rep. Barca. Rep. Nygren. Speaker Vos. Rep. Tittl. Rep. Schraa.
4:40am
Statements on passage: Gov. WalkerRPW. Rep. Allen. Rep. Jacque. Rep. Loudenbeck. Rep. Felzkowski.
4:37am
Statements on passage: Rep. Shankland. Rep. Crowley. Rep. Zamarripa. Rep. Vorpagel. Rep. Subeck.
4:31am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. To lawmakers: Wisconsin should not empower shadowy Public Finance Authority.
4:29am
Wisconsin Bike Fed. Blasts trail killing amendment.

2:57pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate's crucial budget decision is a major test for Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald.
2:18pm
Janesville Gazette. The Latest: Wisconsin senator still 'no' on budget.
2:11pm
Shepherd Express. Gordon Hintz: How Walker's tax schemes are undermining Wisconsin's future.
10:50am
AP. Wisconsin senator throws support behind budget.
9:00am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget provision threatens sidewalks, bike paths, bike lanes.
8:59am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Finally, Unified board gets the message.
5:14am
Daily Reporter. Highlights of state's proposed $76B state budget.
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Assembly passes budget late Wednesday that faces hurdles in Senate.
4:25am
Racine Journal Times. Assembly debates budget, Unified secession.
4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmaker almost received railroad gate on his own road through budget.
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Assembly passes $76B state budget.
4:15am
WKBT. Educators worry about state budget provision's effects on teacher quality.
4:04am
Beloit Daily News. Assembly passes budget, Senate not on board.

Assembly Floor Session

4:52pm
Rep. Taylor. Foxconn, redux: More corporate giveaways.
3:55pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1 (Foxconn).
3:30pm
Rep. Steineke. Votes in favor of careers, growth.
3:28pm
Rep. Billings. Votes against Foxconn corporate giveaway.
3:28pm
Foxconn Technology Group. Statement on Wisconsin State Assembly vote.
2:54pm
Rep. Tittl. Final Foxconn vote finds in favor.
2:37pm
Rep. Subeck. Fix is in: Foxconn corporate welfare deal rigs system against taxpayers.
2:09pm
Rep. Hintz. ICYMI: What they're saying about Governor Walker's Foxconn proposal.
2:05pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Welcomes Hometown Hero Alex Haunty.
10:43am
Rep. Subeck. $3 billion Foxconn boondoggle: Bad deal gone worse.

2:59pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Foxconn $3 billion subsidy bill heads to Scott Walker's desk after passing Legislature.

Legislative

4:50pm
Rep. Allen. Beer with Scott kicks off.
4:31pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Commends Rep. Scott Allen's call for PFA audit.
11:11am
LFB. Amendments to August 2017 Special Session SSA 1 to SB 1: Foxconn/Fiserv legislation.

2:30pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Potential Foxconn site comes into focus as lawmakers wrap up action.
4:24am
Badger Herald. Panel discusses effectiveness of Free Speech Bill.
4:23am
Tomah Journal. Patrick Testin: Wisconsin seized the Foxconn opportunity.

State Agencies

3:58pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of September 18.
2:22pm
DNR. Hunters encouraged to record wildlife observations during fall hunting seasons.
2:21pm
DNR. Deer hunters encouraged to get deer tested for CWD and assist with surveillance efforts.
2:20pm
DNR. 2017 Wisconsin Fall Hunting and Trapping Forecast now available.
2:19pm
AG Schimel. Announces 25 arrests in anti-human trafficking & sexual predator stings.
12:41pm
DCF. Awarded $1.8 million to expand mental health resources.
12:24pm
DNR. Planning to use a tree stand in your archery hunt? Stay safe with body harness & defy odds of falling.
12:19pm
DATCP. Equifax data breach: Phone scams are the next risk.
11:05am
DOR. Collections, fiscal year 2017.
10:34am
DATCP. Layaway: Read up before you put money down.

5:10am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Schimel announces new DOJ Human Trafficking Bureau.
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker's cabinet stops in Ashland for check-in on recovery from 2016 flood.

Economy/Business

4:05pm
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Welcomes We Energies as Gold Founding Member.
12:22pm
DWD. Wisconsin monthly employment & unemployment rates released.

4:19am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Unions end partnership with Harley-Davidson.

Statewide

3:29pm
Kids Forward. Census Bureau data bring mixed news for Wisconsin.
2:23pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Next: Second episode of Entertain Us to air Saturday.
11:48am
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Wisconsin radio, TV stations step up for hurricane relief.

Courts

4:27am
Governing. Will the U.S. Supreme Court take a stand against partisan gerrymandering?

Education

2:08pm
UW-Madison. Talking to doctors: Never simple, but getting tougher: Could this help?
10:41am
DPI. Matthew Miller to represent Wisconsin in National Teacher of the Year program.

3:34pm
Stevens Point Journal. UW-Stevens Point looks at program cuts amid declining enrollment.

Local

3:24pm
Greater Whitewater Committee. It's time for the DWS.
2:53pm
Madison Magazine. Announces Best Places to Work Winners.
2:16pm
MorganMyers. Promotes two.
12:23pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces funding for wildlife area expansion.
9:52am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County announces fall programming opportunities at UW-Extension.
4:30am
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Measure would limit the shackling of pregnant women.

5:31am
CBS 58. MFD set to eliminate 75 firefighters despite increasing call volume.
5:09am
Beloit Daily News. City, town lock horns over incorporation.
4:17am
Janesville Gazette. Evansville City Council approves wheel tax.
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Former Milwaukee school to be converted to hotel; other school conversion plans pending.

Congress

3:01pm
Covering Wisconsin. Federal funding for Navigator enrollment services cut 42%.
2:14pm
RPW. ICYMI: Senator Johnson calls out Senator Baldwin after she picks Washington over Wisconsin.
12:21pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Presents Golden Triangle to Sen. Baldwin.
12:10pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Urges Small Business Administration to quickly provide loans to Wisconsinites and small businesses to rebuild following severe weather.
11:09am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Continues to press for answers following Equifax data breach.
10:35am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. More than 300 members travel to D.C. for fly-in.

3:15pm
The Hill. Senators blast internet subsidy program.
2:32pm
The Hill. Paul Ryan wants to 'start 2018 with new tax system.'
5:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson talks taxes and infrastructure at bipartisan White House dinner.
4:08am
Washington Post. Trump, Ryan offer differing timelines on legislation to protect 'dreamers.'
4:07am
Detroit News. Ryan says tax overhaul plan to come this month.
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson joins Republicans in last-ditch effort to repeal ACA.
4:05am
Chicago Tribune. GOP unveils bill to block-grant major parts of Affordable Care Act.

Politics

12:42pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP candidates reaped nearly $2 of every $3 from Wisconsin 'wealth' codes.
10:40am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Former Lt. Gov. Margaret Farrow endorses.
4:33am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Statement on Tammy Baldwin's support of single-payer health care.

3:26pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Health care enters the debate in Tammy Baldwin's 2018 race for U.S. Senate.
2:25pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democratic group to target Wisconsin Senate races next year.
4:21am
Badger Herald. Here's what you need to know about 2018 candidates for governor.
4:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's Katherine Gehl co-authors Harvard study on why competition in politics is failing.
4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Former U.S. Rep. Dave Obey endorses Randy Bryce and rips House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Wednesday September 13, 2017

Governor

3:00pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Commends Governor Walker for criticizing Superintendent Evers' weak ESSA proposal.
2:56pm
Gov. Walker. First Lady Tonette Walker hosts first spouses in Milwaukee to discuss Trauma-Informed Care.
1:58pm
WPRI. Following story, Gov. Walker asks DPI to resubmit Wisconsin federal funding plan.
12:40pm
Gov. Walker. Arrives in South Korea for second leg of trade mission.

11:46am
WTMJ. Walker: North Korea 'on the minds of just about everyone.'

Budget

5:19pm
LFB.  Memo on AA220 to ASA 1 to Budget Bill. 
3:57pm
Rep. Billings. To vote against state budget.
2:08pm
One Wisconsin Now. Private jets, private schools and private equity fund managers big winners under Republican budget scheme.
1:03pm
Concerned Veterans for America. Urges Wisconsin Assembly to repeal prevailing wage.
12:05pm
LFB. 2017-19 and 2019-21 general fund budget.
12:04pm
Rep. Considine. Statement on 2017-19 state budget.
11:53am
Rep. Subeck. Republican buget rigged against Wisconsin families.
11:15am
LFB. Non-fiscal policy items contained within the 2017-19 budget of the Joint Committee on Finance.
11:14am
LFB. Property tax bill estimate on a median-valued home under Joint Finance Committee Substitute Amendment.
11:03am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: When "up" is "down."
10:00am
Rep. Sargent. GOP's biennial budget: "This is fine. Everything is Fine Here."

1:50pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Robin Vos to GOP Senate budget holdouts: 'Not going to be held hostage.'
1:28pm
Cap Times. Despite Senate stalemate, Scott Walker 'confident' Legislature will pass budget soon.
11:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker says he backs some budget changes to win votes as Assembly takes up plan.
5:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin budget bill strips local government control of quarries.
5:00am
WQOW. WISDOT secretary: I'm on board with budget cuts, eliminated positions.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans in the Senate don't yet have the votes for the state budget.
4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Fitzgerald: State Senate lacks votes to pass a state budget.
4:55am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Assembly gets first crack on state budget.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. School district creation budget addendum could threaten Racine Unified School District.

Senate Floor Session

11:48am
Sen. Darling. Senate approves Foxconn bill.
5:35am
Sen. Taylor. Senate pushes Foxconn through, ignores environmental protections and deal's lack of access.

4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate OKs up to $3 billion bill for Foxconn plant as Kenosha drops out of hunt.
4:56am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate approves $3 billion Foxconn incentive deal, Assembly to take it up Thursday.
4:53am
U.S. News & World Report. Republican Cowles defends vote against Foxconn bill.
4:53am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn bill clears Senate over Dem objections.
4:52am
WFRV. Local residents protest Foxconn legislation.
4:51am
WBAY. Area lawmakers react to Foxconn vote after Senate passage.
4:49am
Kenosha News. Wirch breaks ranks with party to support Foxconn deal.

Legislative

3:56pm
Rep. Allen. Statement on state treasurer's support for Budget Transparency Act.
3:54pm
Reps. Subeck, Berceau, Sargent, Taylor. Madison women legislators distribute 300 donated backpacks with school supplies to Madison students.
9:54am
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Letter to the Legislature regarding posting Joint Finance motions online.

1:55pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Walker says Foxconn is state's biggest incentive to draw company's supply chain.
11:57am
Kenosha News. Local officials support mayor's decision.
5:20am
Chippewa Herald. Winter: State law change not easy to achieve.
5:04am
Badger Herald. Legislation would ensure veterans in UW System get reimbursed full tuition.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Protect Wisconsin taxpayers in Foxconn deal.
4:45am
Racine Journal Times. Kenosha quits Foxconn hunt.

State Agencies

3:51pm
WHEDA. Announces new small business financing tools.
2:20pm
DOR. Genesee Depot woman charged with tax fraud.
1:39pm
DFI. State agency urges investors to be cautious of binary options.
1:35pm
AG Schimel. Announces new Human Trafficking Bureau.

11:54am
Cap Times. Outside chance: Wisconsin has stepped up job training in prison, but critics say it's not enough.
5:47am
Fox 6. "Florida is doing a fantastic job:" WI National Guard response after Irma limited to 650 troops.
5:19am
Wisconsin Radio Network. State officials will follow up on damage in Ashland.

Statewide

2:58pm
Kids Forward. Bronson Koenig, Douglas Nelson, and local high school student organization to be honored as courageous advocates.

Courts

3:57pm
DPW. Statement on Gableman vetting.
2:00pm
One Wisconsin Now. Statement on Michael Gableman rumors.
9:45am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Marcos Rosas Villegas.

1:52pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman being vetted for Trump job.
4:51am
Washington Post. Editorial: The Supreme Court should strike down Wisconsin's gerrymandering.

Education

1:31pm
UW-Platteville. Student works with cheetahs in South Africa.
11:05am
Marquette University. Political commentator, law professor Hewitt goes 'On the issues' at Marquette Law School.
10:01am
Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. Teacher and principal nominations can now be submitted online.
9:59am
UW-Madison. Course examines natural disasters.
5:34am
WTCS. American Family recognized as Futuremaker Partner.
5:03am
UW-Green Bay. Named Top 25 LGBTQ-friendly, for third consecutive year.

5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Annual U.S. News college rankings are out; who's up and who's down?
5:03am
La Crosse Tribune. UW-La Crosse scores high on college ranking list.

Local

12:37pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Annonces new community relations outreach.

5:20am
Beloit Daily News. Town fires back over city stand.
4:47am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Northeastern Wisconsin's wage gap: Report details economic inequality for women.

Congress

3:55pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Joint-employer rule hurts small business; must be rolled back.
3:52pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Wisconsin healthcare professionals thank Sen. Baldwin for co-sponsoring 'Medicare for All.'
2:57pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Discusses White House meeting, tax reform on CNBC.
1:35pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Recognizes disabled Army combat veteran in the Congressional Record.
1:34pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls for Vote on bill to ease burden of flood insurance costs. Letter.

4:00pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Joins House Democrats in launching Jobs for America Task Forces.
1:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin: Why I support Medicare for all and other efforts to expand health coverage.
5:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson, Tammy Baldwin remain on opposite sides of heath care debate.
5:02am
The Hill. Ryan to meet with Pelosi to discuss Dream Act.

Politics

11:52am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Former Congressman Dave Obey endorses.
11:08am
DPW. Wrong for Wisconsin: GOP primary candidates would force Badger State to pay more.
11:07am
Wisocnsin Alliance for Reform. Tammy Baldwin: Even too extreme for Nancy Pelosi.

5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Hillary Clinton was caught by surprise by Wisconsin loss, she says in her book, "What Happened."
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Government reform advocate Mike McCabe enters crowded governor's race.
4:44am
WJFW. Tony Evers discusses run for governor.

Tuesday September 12, 2017

Governor

11:23am
Gov. Walker. Encourages Japanese business leaders to consider investing in Wisconsin.

Budget

3:38pm
Rep. Pope. Republicans to parents of special needs students: "We know better than you."

4:54am
Racine Journal Times. Racine School Board approves employee handbook.

Senate Floor Session

7:05pm
Sen. Craig. Votes for historic jobs opportunity.
6:39pm
Sen. Risser. Senate passes $3 billion Foxconn boondoggle, taxpyers foot the bill.
6:37pm
Sen. Stroebel. Foxconn is an investment for our future.
6:36pm
Sen. Olsen. Senate approves Foxconn deal.
6:34pm
MMAC. Statement on passage of the Foxconn incentive bill.
6:33pm
RPW. Statement on state Senate passage of Foxconn legislation.
6:32pm
Sen. Cowles. Uncertainties remain on Foxconn deal.
6:28pm
Gov. Walker. Releases statement on bipartisan Senate passage of Wisconn Valley Special Session legislation.
6:19pm
Sen. Shilling. GOP commits Wisconsin to $3 billion liability.
6:18pm
Sen. Kapenga. Statement on Foxconn vote.
6:18pm
Sen. Johnson. Statement on Foxconn vote.
6:17pm
Sen. Larson. Republicans pass massive corporate giveaway, fail to protect Wisconsin taxpayers.
6:16pm
Sen. Hansen. Foxconn giveaway is bad for Wisconsin taxpayers.
6:15pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Senate passage of Foxconn bill.
6:14pm
Sen. Vukmir. Wiscconsin leads the way with Foxconn.
6:13pm
Sen. Nass. Senate passes Foxconn Special Sesion bill.
6:13pm
Sen. Ringhand. Foxconn deal is the largest taxpayer giveaway to a foreign company in American history.
3:47pm
Sen. Miller. Statment: The Foxconn con.
11:49am
WMC. Wisconn Valley Job Coalition grows to nearly 175 members as state lawmakers take final votes on Foxconn's historic investment in Wisconsin.
11:33am
One Wisconsin Now. Proposed $3 billion state tax subsidy for Foxconn in a word: 'Failure.'

1:40pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Foxconn $3 billion incentive deal edges closer to reality in state Senate debate.

Legislative

12:09pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Letter in response to Kenosha Mayor's letter.
10:33am
Kenosha Mayor Antaramian. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding Foxconn project.
9:18am
Rep. Steineke. Hartland teen to be recognized as WI Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'

10:42am
Beloit Daily News. City of Kenosha says out of Foxconn hunt.
10:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Kenosha drops out of hunt for Foxconn flat sceen factory.
9:17am
Rep. Steineke. Middleton artist to be recognized as WI Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
4:55am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn.
4:50am
WISC. Firearm self-exclusion program aims to reduce Wisconsin suicides.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly, Senate to debate budget, Foxconn this week.

State Agencies

3:48pm
DNR. Weekly news.
11:14am
DOC. Second group of participants complete innovative Opioid Addiction Treatment pilot program in northeast Wisconsin. Fact Sheet.
11:05am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Joins Smithsonian Magazine's 13th Annual Museum Day Live.
9:31am
DOA. Gov. Walker declares Coastal Awareness Month, announces Coastal Grant Application Program.
5:00am
ETF. WRS trust funds investment performance.

4:52am
USA Today. More than 2,000 untested rape kits in Wisconsin involve possible child victims.
4:51am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Wisconsin's major highways smoother, but others still below condition goals.

Economy/Business

3:00pm
Focus on Energy. Waupaca Foundry receives energy efficiency award.
11:15am
Boardman & Clark. Labor & employment update.
10:59am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Welcomes U.S. Cellular as newest Gold Founding Member.

2:51pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin employers' hiring plans among best in U.S. for Q4.
2:49pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin-based employer survey finds more potential job growth.
4:54am
Daily Cardinal. With Foxconn arrival, state universities try to build the bridge between engineering and business.
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee would face challenges in bid for Amazon's second headquarters.

Environment/Outdoors

11:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Hearing on plan to keep Asian carp from Great Lakes brings mixed reviews.
8:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. New urgency for hunters to test deer for CWD, lab says.
4:56am
WKOW. Warning to Wisconsin deer hunters after new CWD study.

Statewide

4:32pm
DMA. Wisconsin Task Force 1 mission cancelled.
3:37pm
Kids Forward. Census Bureau data bring very good news on multiple fronts.
2:19pm
Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin. Crews in Florida working to restore power.
12:10pm
Evidence-Based Health Policy Project. To host falls prevention research roundtable.
11:22am
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association. Wisconsin electric co-ops helping Florida rebuild.

5:19am
Reuters. U.S. cities' revenue growth expected to contract in 2017: report.
4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin to the rescue: Utility workers, search crews, Guard troops racing toward Florida.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin National Guard field artillery unit leaves guns behind, heading to Florida.

Courts

5:37am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Seating still available for oral argument in Jefferson.

4:47am
Legal Newsline. California joins 18-state coalition in challenging constitutionality of Wisconsin redistricting plan.

Education

3:36pm
Marquette University. Political commentator, author Sykes goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
2:09pm
Marquette University. Pulitzer-winning Panama Papers journalist to keynote 2017 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture.
1:59pm
WPRI. Survey: School officials say federal rules distort local education policies.
1:50pm
College Goal Wisconsin. Helps students and their families with FAFSA.
1:03pm
UW-Madison. Fire in a crowded theater? Nitrate film is crumbling as experts strive to salvage the past.
12:38pm
UW-Stevens Point. Ranked among top 10 public Midwestern universities.
11:15am
UW-Madison. To partner in $20 million cell-based therapy center.
10:30am
Wisconsin Coalition of Virtual School Families. Online charter school ativists head to state Capitol Wednesday.

10:39am
U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News releases 2018 Best College rankings.
4:57am
WQOW. Eau Claire Area School Board approves voucher amendment.
4:48am
WKOW. Poll: 64 percent of WI voters want state plan for student loan refinancing.

Local

2:48pm
BMO Harris Bradley Center. 30th and final season to celebrate spirit and lasting legacy of Jane Bradley Pettit and her unprecedented gift.
11:20am
Wisconsin Farm to Table. Hosts record number of attendees.
11:03am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County works to strengthen bee populations.
11:01am
Trek. New event app enhances race weekend's mobile experience, eliminates print materials.
9:05am
Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin. Green Bay's CityDeck honored as "2017 Outstanding Public Scenic Space."

1:02pm
Fox 6. Milwaukee ranked worst city in Wisconsin to live in.
4:57am
Fox 11. Meth is growing in the shadow of the opioid crisis.

Congress

12:50pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Fighting to pass Buy America NDAA amendment to support defense workers.

1:55pm
The Hill. Where Dems stand on Sanders's single-payer bill.
4:46am
CNBC. Moody's: Trump's bipartisan debt ceiling deal hurts chances for broader tax reform this year.

Politics

3:58pm
McCabe for Governor. To lead by example on money in politics.
3:35pm
Kind for 3rd Congress. To honor Wisconsin veterans at 16th Annual Old-Fashioned Wisconsin Corn Roast.
1:52pm
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Statement on Tammy Baldwin's endorsement of single-payer, government-run health care.
1:47pm
McCabe for Governor. Announces run for governor.
12:24pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. National Nurses United endorses.
11:10am
Liegeois for 8th Congressional. Prosecutor and National Guardsman announces candidacy for WI-08.
10:28am
RPW. Phony Mike McCabe can't be trusted.
9:16am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Signs U.S. term limits pledge.
9:12am
RPW. An awful week for Democrats running for governor.
5:36am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Grows support to 126 judges in Wisconsin Supreme Court bid.

2:21pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers calls for independent DNR.
12:48pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mike McCabe to challenge Walker, joining increasingly crowded Democratic field.
11:37am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin state Rep. Dale Kooyenga to run for state Senate.
11:34am
Cap Times. Political activist Mike McCabe set to launch campaign for Wisconsin governor.
9:01am
Superior Telegram. Gubernatorial candidate visits Superior.
8:59am
Janesville Gazette. McCabe joins crowded Democratic field for Wisconsin governor.
8:57am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Liegeois to challenge Gallagher in 2018 8th Congressional District race.
8:54am
The Hill. GOP group launches new TV ad on tax reform.
8:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Fitzgerald won't run for U.S. Senate in 2018, backs Leah Vukmir instead.

Monday September 11, 2017

Governor

2:31pm
DMA. Wisconsin Task Force 1 deploys to Florida.
11:10am
Gov. Walker. Arrives in Japan to kick off trade mission.
11:07am
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff in remembrance of those lost on September 11, 2001.
4:59am
Gov. Walker. Authorizes Wisconsin National Guard to assist Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma.
4:57am
DMA. Wisconsin Guard troops mobilized to support Hurricane Irma response.

12:02pm
Fox 6. "We stand ready to help:" More than 2,500 WI National Guard troops will head to Florida amid Irma.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin National Guard authorized to assist in Hurricane Irma relief efforts.
4:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: South Korean trade deal good for Wisconsin.

Budget

9:01pm
LFB. Comparative summary of budget recommendations (Governor and Joint Committee on Finance) by agency.
11:17am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Airport near GOP donor's high-end golf resort gets $4M in state aid.

9:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: GOP keeps borrowing for roads to get by.
5:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker could use powerful partial veto powers on Foxconn, budget bills.
4:50am
Racine Journal Times. Unified breakup forum held.
4:44am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Wisconsin budget proposal opens the door to controversial online teacher prep program.

Legislative

4:54pm
Rep. Sargent. Firearm self-exclusion program to prevent, reduce suicide in Wisconsin.
2:32pm
Rep. Macco. Statement on minority leader stepping down.

11:56am
Kenosha News. Barca happy with decision to step down.
8:49am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Permanent license revoction for OWI repeaters.
5:21am
Fox 11. Rep. Hintz: "I can effectively lead us going forward."
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Game-changing mine bill pits environmental groups, business interests against each other.
4:44am
Cap Times. 6 Assembly members: The opportunity cost of corporate welfare.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Zamarripa: Dreamers with a Wisconsin accent.

State Agencies

11:09am
DFI. Registration is open for 7th annual financial literacy summit Oct. 13 in Green Bay.

Economy/Business

2:33pm
Cooperative Network. Seeks applicants for President and CEO.
1:44pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. New analysis: WEDC's poor jobs accountability record makes Foxconn deal a scandal waiting to happen.

3:45pm
Duluth News Tribune. Commerce department: Line 3 replacement not needed.
3:31pm
Cap Times. Liberal group: WEDC not qualified to hold Foxconn accountable.
3:24pm
Alliant Energy. Crews to assist with Hurricane Irma response.
11:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Amid worker shortage, where will Foxconn find 13,000 employees?
11:57am
Racine Journal Times. Rumors surround Foxconn location, Zarzecki said he knows of no deal.
4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn reportedly in final negotiations for Racine County site.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Rally held against Enbridge Line 3 replacement project.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin businesses grapple with a growing worker shortage.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin cities look to house next Amazon headquarters.

Statewide

11:26am
Security Health Plan. Adds Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Health System to provider network.

4:42am
WFRV. Volunteer fire departments see shortage of millennial firefighters.

Courts

2:53pm
Wisconsin Family Council. Joins friend-of-the-court brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop case.

4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Justice Elena Kagan says court had to reach more consensus after Antonin Scalia's death.

Education

2:53pm
DPI. Five educators are state finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards.
1:01pm
UW-Madison. With deer season on horizon, lab ramps up for CWD testing.
11:11am
One Wisconsin Institute. New poll finds strong support for reforms to help Wisconsin student loan borrowers.

Local

1:45pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Sebring. Statement on September 11 anniversary.
11:55am
Port of Green Bay. Coal and petroleum product shipments rise in August.
11:46am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 11 arrests.

Congress

9:03pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Announces $500,000 grant for Chippewa Falls Homeless Veterans Program.
2:54pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on President Trump to keep his promise and close carried interest tax loophole.
2:30pm
RPW. ICYMI: President Donald Trump calls for tax reform.
11:08am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Demands action and answers on opioid crisis since Trump administration anouncement of intent to declare national emergency.

4:47am
Fox 11. Grothman votes for Harvey relief, debt bill; Gallagher votes no.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Sen. Baldwin looks to boost employee ownership of companies.
4:45am
Stevens Point Journal. Ron Johnson explains vote against bill on disaster relief, debt funding.

Politics

11:54am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Sen. Scott Fitzgerald's statement on the 2018 U.S. Senate race.
11:16am
Walker for Governor. What they're saying: Bold reforms delivering results for hard-working families and students.
11:13am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. On 9/11, we owe those who serve thanks.
8:05am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Bipartisan majority of Wisconsin sheriffs endorse.

12:52pm
WTMJ. Wisconsin Republican Fitzgerald won't run for U.S. Senate.
4:51am
Cap Times. State Sen. Leah Vukmir: 'They're going to try to do anything to discredit me' in Baldwin race.

Friday September 8, 2017

Governor

4:05pm
Gov. Walker. Issues executive order relating to Hurricane Harvey relief.
1:53pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Andrew Hitt to serve as Judicial Selection Advisory Committee Chair.

Budget

1:12pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. State revenue estimates remain on track.
1:08pm
LFB. Preliminary 2016-17 General Fund Tax Collections.
12:43pm
Wisconsin Family Ties. Special Needs Voucher expansion: State budgeting by stealth.
5:15am
DPW. Republicans lavish wealthy at expense of working class.

1:02pm
Fox 11. Tiny Wisconsin airport near golf course scores $4 million.
11:25am
AP. UW pushes back against teaching language in state budget.
4:55am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. DOT secretary touts bridge funding at Eau Claire presentation.
4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Budget committee revives plan to track UW professors' teaching hours.
4:24am
Stevens Point Journal. State budget-writing committee slips language back in to track UW faculty workloads.
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. DOT data suggest deterioration of Wisconsin roads may accelerate under proposed budget.
4:22am
Fox 11. Proposed budget: How it impacts northeast Wisconsin.
4:21am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Tribune Building Project not included in state budget, says Incourage.
4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee business improvement districts face limits on raising cash in state budget plan.
4:19am
Fox 11. State budget includes funding for Marinette Co. DA's office.
4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker, Republicans see a lot to like in state budget.

Legislative

1:48pm
Rep. Hintz. To lead Assembly Democrats.
1:15pm
RPW. Sleazy politician Gordon Hintz takes his war on women to legislative leadership.
11:14am
Sen. Tiffany, Rep. Hutton. Public hearing held on Senate Bill 395 - The Mining for America Act.
5:13am
RPW. Statement on shocking ouster of Democrat leader Peter Barca over Foxconn vote.
5:12am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Peter Barca's resignation as Assembly Democratic Leader.

12:59pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gordon Hintz running to lead Assembly Democrats.
12:01pm
Beloit Daily News. Gordon Hintz to run for Assembly Democratic leadership.
11:57am
WUWM. Advocates hope proposed bill brings job-creating mines to northern Wisconsin.
11:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rep. Gordon Hintz of Oshkosh emerges as potential new leader for Assembly Democrats.
9:10am
U.S. New & World Report. Barca to step down as Wisconsin Assembly Democratic leader.
4:44am
WJFW. Tiffany, committee hear testimony on mining moratorium repeal; Walker noncommittal on support.
4:42am
WQOW. State leaders hold listening session in Ladysmith regarding metal mining laws.
4:33am
La Crosse Tribune. Peter Barca steps down as leader of Assembly Democrats. Cap Times. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Mining bill draws support, opposition at public hearing.
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Some Wisconsin schools might be experimenting with instruction hours.

State Agencies

4:28pm
DATCP. Equifax data breach: What do you do now?
2:01pm
OCI Commissioner Nickel. Encourages returning students to review their insurance coverage.
12:50pm
DOT. Account activity alerts added to DMV's eNotify online service.
12:37pm
Wisconsin Ethics Commission. Watchdog doesn't bark for attention, but plenty of teeth in its bite.
5:18am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
5:16am
Citizens Utility Board. Rate decision locks in high costs for We Energies customers.
5:14am
DSPS. Meetings week of Sept. 11.

Economy/Business

1:55pm
WMC. Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest surpasses 20,000 votes.
11:10am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Equifax data breach: WI banking industry has consumers' backs.

1:01pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report highlights clean energy job growth in Wisconsin and Midwest.
4:56am
Duluth News Tribune. More arrests in Douglas County pipeline protests.
4:27am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee makes bid for second Amazon HQ.

Statewide

4:30pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Survey: City-village finances stable but remain long-term concern.

4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Plans to increase Amtrak service between Twin Cities, Chicago move forward.
4:06am
Bloomberg. Equifax says cyberattack may have hit 143 million customers.

Courts

5:18am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Calls on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of fair voting districts.
5:10am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Stronger recusal rules needed for Wisconsin's judiciary.

Education

1:54pm
DPI. Five Friends of Education to be recognized at Sept. 21 event.
11:15am
DPI. 15 schools earn National Healthy Schools Award.
11:11am
UW-Madison. Farm to Flavor dinner showcases vegetables bred for flavor.
10:45am
UW-Platteville. Pioneer Players 2017-18 season: From existential to farcical.
5:19am
UW-Stout. Dell equipment donation boosts computer networking lab.

4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Changes in federal rules guiding university investigations of sexual assaults may be coming.

Local

2:53pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. City of Milwaukee strengthened by Mark Nicolini's skill and leadership.
11:16am
MCTS. Submits updated application for bus rapid transit funding.
10:49am
Public Policy Forum. Region's property tax collections see limited growth in 2017.

11:55am
Racine Journal Times. Mount Pleasant paying $20,000 per month for Project Director.
4:18am
Waupaca County News. Transportation utility could pay for road work.
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Report: Property tax levy caps helping taxpayers in southeastern Wisconsin.

Congress

12:40pm
Wisconsin Catholic Conference. Statement of Wisconsin bishops on DACA youth.
11:59am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for Senate Commerce Committee to hold hearing on Equifax data breach.
11:41am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on VA OIG report on Tomah Dental facility.
11:13am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to support Wisconsin workers.

4:54am
Janesville Gazette. For Trump and Ryan, a tortured relationship grows more so.
4:08am
Politico. Senate GOP accepting defeat on Obamacare repeal.
4:07am
Wausau Daily Herald. Law to rein in hedge funds uses Brokaw's Wausau Paper mill as cautionary tale.

Federal Agencies

5:14am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on VA Inspector General report of Tomah VA Medical Center dental practices.

4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Dentist who quit Tomah VA refused to talk with VA inspector general.
4:28am
La Crosse Tribune. VA watchdog: Tomah staff failed to report rogue dentist.

Politics

2:02pm
DPW. Leah Vukmir: Too extreme for Wisconsin digital blitz ads.

4:31am
ABC News. Wisconsin state Sen. Vukmir launches GOP bid for U.S. Senate. Cap Times.
4:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State GOP attacks Evers for declining to revoke license of Middleton teacher.
4:10am
Fox 21. Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Superior.

Thursday September 7, 2017

Governor

4:18pm
Gov. Walker. Departs Saturday for trade mission to Japan, South Korea.
2:02pm
Gov. Walker. Tours Three Lakes High School fab lab.
12:11pm
Gov. Walker. Announces Gold Standard Baking expansion into Kenosha County.
10:17am
Gov. Walker. Accepts first-ever Pacesetter Prize for Wisconsin's improvements in long-term care services.
10:16am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Wisconsin: A National Leader in Long-Term Care.

5:04am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Teaching the governor: Walker touts importance of tech ed while touring Altoona schools' fab lab.
4:38am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Gov. Scott Walker tours Southern Door High School's high tech fabrication facility.

Budget

3:29pm
Rep. Kremer. Stands up for taxpayers, prevents state funding of MKE street car operation.
12:51pm
Rep. Subeck. Calls for end to politically motivated attacks on women's health care access.
12:31pm
Evers for Governor. Robin Hood's revenge: Legislative Republicans stealing from the poor, to pay for the rich.
12:14pm
Rep. Rodriguez. Budget motion supports small business.
11:03am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP wants to restrict local control over quarries, sand mining.
10:20am
Pro-Life Wisconsin. Budget committee requires audit of Planned Parenthood, other Medicaid family planning providers.
9:53am
Rep. Nygren. Marinette County special prosecutor funded in budget.
5:30am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Joint Committee on Finance passes budget bill.
5:29am
Stop Special Needs Vouchers Wisconsin. Special Needs voucher expansion proposal once again tells families of students with disabilities - your voices don't matter.
5:27am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Wisconsin families pay more for less.
5:26am
Rep. Barca. Statement on Republican budget.
5:26am
Milwaukee Department of City Development. Statement on Business Improvement District changes.
5:24am
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on JFC approval of Harbor Assistance funding.
5:23am
School Choice Wisconsin. Statement on passage of Special Needs Scholarship modifications.
5:20am
American Federation for Children. Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee approves extensive expansion of Special Needs Scholarship Program.

1:30pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP lawmakers keep some earmarks in budget, rein in controversial final motion.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP state budget move to limit Milwaukee streetcar funding may not affect project.
4:47am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee approves partial repeal of personal property tax, will scrap Walker income tax cuts.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers reject governor's proposed income tax cut.
4:44am
Cap Times. Budget motion would require new audit of Wisconsin family planning clinics.
4:44am
Cap Times. Budget motion requires workload monitoring for University of Wisconsin faculty.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers approve business tax cut, more money for voucher school students.
4:40am
SWNews4U. Walker: State budget will have UWP building projects, and he'll sign it.
4:38am
Janesville Gazette. Lawmaker: I-90/39 project could remain on track.
4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Verona Road, I-39-90 projects to stay on track in state budget.
4:35am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. No replacement for Green Bay Correctional in state budget proposal.
4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Transportation budget blocks some local regulations on sand mines, quarries.
4:31am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin budget panel approves road-funding plan. 
4:29am
WUWM. Joint Finance delays zoo interchange, overhauls appeals process for Foxconn.

Legislative

5:46pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on Democratic caucus transition.
3:31pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Backs Mining for America Act.
3:19pm
American Exploration & Mining Association. National mining group supports responsible mining in WI.
2:31pm
Rep. Crowley. Members of Milwaukee Democratic Legislative Caucus condemn Trump rescinding DACA.
1:44pm
Natural Resources Development Association. Statement on legislative hearing on new generation of mining jobs in Wisconsin.
1:12pm
Sen. Shilling. Gov. Walker's economic depression.
12:52pm
WMC. Testifies in favor of mining moratorium repeal.
12:35pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Crime victims' constitutional amendment passes state Assembly committee with overwhelming bipartisan support.
12:15pm
Speaker's Task Force on Foster Care. Schedules Dodgeville public hearing.
10:56am
Reps. Taylor, Sargent. Dane County-area legislative Democrats host health care town hall.
10:24am
Sen. Bewley. Weekly Democratic radio address: Too little, way too late.
9:54am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. What they're saying: Support continues to grow in the fight for equal rights for crime victims.
9:46am
Sen. Carpenter. Saving DACA is the moral thing to do.
9:44am
Rep. Steineke. Applauds appointment of Melinda Tempelis.

5:02am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Mining bill set for public hearing in Ladysmith.
4:32am
Beloit Daily News. Legal questions surround move to expedite Foxconn rulings.

State Agencies

4:02pm
DNR. Nominations sought for angling representative on Sporting Heritage Council by October 15.
3:22pm
DATCP. Exercise caution when adopting a dog from a hurricane region.
1:11pm
DOT. Preliminary total of 52 Wisconsin traffic deaths last month make it tied for the safest August since World War II.
11:02am
DATCP. Emerald ash borer confirmed in five new Wisconsin counties.
10:00am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Professor Annette Gordon-Reed to give lectures on the Hemings Family of Monticello in Madison and Milwaukee this October.

5:07am
Oshkosh Northwestern. What's causing the months-long delay of DNA tests?
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: No bark nor bite from state lap dog agency.

Economy/Business

12:01pm
Reuters. Amazon scouts for second headquarters with $5 billion price tag.
5:38am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin dairy herd count falls below 9,000.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin ranks 30th in private sector jobs.

Statewide

11:06am
AARP. Volunteers needed across Wisconsin for Foundation Tax-Aide program.
9:48am
NAMI Wisconsin. Wisconsin artists with metal illness to display their work in healing art show.
5:21am
Alliant Energy. Drive electric events next week in Madison, Dubuque and Cedar Rapids.

Courts

4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Schwarzennegger supports Wisconsin redistricting lawsuit.
4:48am
Washington Post. Republicans split over gerrymandering case headed to Supreme Court.

Education

3:25pm
UW-Whitewater. Provides financial planning assistance for military connected & family members.
1:48pm
Marquette Uiniversity. Names new chief financial officer.
1:40pm
UW-Stevens Point. Named to The Princeton Review Green College Honor Roll.
12:10pm
MPS. District scores improve on important ACT exam.
11:17am
UW-Madison. Renewable energy flooring takes a step foward at Union South.
10:54am
Marquette University. Vanerbilt professor, international law expert Wuerth to present Boden Lecture at Marquettte Law School.

Local

4:06pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Revised MPD pursuit policy includes reckless driving, mobile drug trafficking.
4:04pm
Leadership Green Bay. Class of 2018.
3:50pm
AARP. Community Challenge funds projects to spark action in Milwaukee, Oconomowoc.
3:40pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Bill is a "no-brainer" for taxpayers.
3:27pm
Washington County Planning and Parks Department. Household & agricultural hazardous waste 2017 full service collection.
1:26pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Cuts ribbon for $3 milliion University Avenue contruction project.
11:04am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County awards communities over $900,000 in grants for clean water projects.
9:56am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Saturation patrols for speed enforcement yields 26 violators.

1:28pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Chief Edward Flynn offers changes to pursuit policy after civilian board directive.
5:34am
Fox 6. Medical examiner: 101 fentanyl-related deaths so far this year in Milwaukee County.
4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Common Council votes to life sex offender residency restrictions.

Congress

3:47pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Announces rescheduled town halls.
5:19am
AFT Local 212. MATC Faculty Union condemns DACA termination as an attack on American values.

4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Latino leaders tout economic role of Dreamers, call for legislative answer.
4:39am
Cap Times. Madison DACA holders try to plan for future after Trump announces wind-down.
4:30am
Washington Post. Trump sides with Democrats on fiscal issues, throwing Republican plans into chaos.

Politics

12:13pm
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Statement on new entrant to U.S. Senate race.
10:15am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Proven conservative to run for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin.
9:57am
RGA. Governor Scott Walker: States can fix Obamacare's mess.
9:49am
DPW. Extremist Leah Vukmir announces campaign for wealthy few.

10:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. History suggests being out of power in an election could boost Tammy Baldwin.
9:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Leah Vukmir enters Republican U.S. Senate race.
5:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrat announces bid for 5th congressional seat.
4:34am
WEAU. Walker talks about "worst-kept secret" during Altoona stop.

Wednesday September 6, 2017

Governor

3:03pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Melinda Tempelis to serve as Outagamie County District Attorney.
2:23pm
Gov. Walker. Requests U.S. Small Business Administration damage assessment in La Crosse and Trempealeau counties.
12:34pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Milwaukee County Sheriff.
5:05am
Rep. Pronschinske. Pleased with the governor's request for flood damage.

Budget

3:50pm
Coalition for More Responsible Transportation. Responds to state transportation budget.
2:47pm
Sen. LeMahieu; Reps. Katsma, Vorpagel. Statement on funding for Highway 23. 
2:26pm
Sen. Lasee. Helps secure Harbor Assistance Grant for Sturgeon Bay harbor project.
2:18pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds conservative victories in transportation budget.
1:55pm
Various Organizations. Memo: Local regulation of quarries creates 1,851 mini-DNR's. 
1:35pm
DPW. Leah Vukmir leads vote to cut wages for Wisconsin voters.
1:31pm
Rep. Hutton. JFC vote to include full repeal of prevailing wage in the budget.
1:02pm
1000 Friends of Wisconsin. Statement in response to the action by the Joint Finance Committee on the state transportation budget.
12:13pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement regarding last night's Joint Finance Committee vote on the Milwaukee streetcar.
11:12am
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association. Statement in reaction to Joint Finance Committee's action on the transportation budget.
10:43am
Gov. Walker. Highlights historic K-12 education investment at fab labs throughout the state.
10:24am
Transportation Development Association. Budget deal offers no long-term solution to state's tranportation funding crisis.
10:18am
ABC of Wisconsin. Statement on prevailing wage repeal.
9:55am
Rep. Krug. Wisconsin state budget includes Alexander Field project.
5:13am
Rep. Nygren. Statement on transportation budget.
5:12am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on transportation budget.
5:12am
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on the partisan passage of the Republican transportation budget.
5:11am
Sen. Vukmir. Praises vote to repeal state prevailing wage.
5:10am
Rep. Barca. Statement on Republican JFC transportation plan.
5:07am
WISPIRG. Faith, consumer groups oppose roll-backs of rent-to-own consumer protections.
5:04am
Gov. Walker. Statement on JFC passage of transportation budget.

3:25pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislative panel to nix Scott Walker's income tax cut, sales tax holiday.
3:23pm
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Wisconsin special needs voucher program to grow.
11:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Highlights of $76 billion Wisconsin budget proposal.
4:49am
Cap Times. Wisconsin budget committee approves transportation package after months-long impasse.
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Finance committee approves GOP budget deal that would delay major Milwaukee-area freeway work.
4:34am
Fox 6. GOP budget deal restricts Milwaukee Streetcar funding, delays 2 Milwaukee Co. interstate projects.
4:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislature's finance panel ends road-funding impasse with prevailing wage repeal, hybrid vehicle fee. McClatchy DC.

Legislative

1:46pm
The Water Council. Statement on JFC passage of Foxconn legislation.
12:30pm
River Alliance of Wisconsin. Tiffany's trojan horse: A closer look at the economics of sulfide mining.
12:11pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Foxconn's dubious bypass to Wisconsin Supreme Court.
9:56am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Special court status for Foxconn a dangerous precedent.
5:08am
Sen. Darling. Statement on JFC passing Foxconn bill.

6:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Battle over mine pollution ramps up.
5:30am
WKOW. Public hearing held on proposed OWI penalty bill.
5:02am
WAOW. Central Wisconsin mayors discuss concerns over new mining bill.
5:00am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Senate to take up Foxconn next week.
4:53am
Badger Herald. War of words: Proposed legislation reignites tensions on campus over free speech.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Foxconn legal appeals go straight to Supreme Court under GOP proposal.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State budget committee approves $3B Foxconn incentive package. Milwaukee Biz Times.
4:45am
Daily Reporter. Panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:39am
Baraboo News Republic. Walker cabinet member touts Foxconn proposal.
4:30am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County committee supports nonpartisan redistricting proposal.

State Agencies

4:36pm
DATCP. Hosting 'Changing Landscape of Dairy' symposium at World Dairy Expo, Oct. 6.
3:40pm
Ready Wisconsin. Hurricane Harvey and Irma: How can you help?
2:20pm
DNR. Online public comment period for preliminary county deer population objectives and management unit boundary recommendations begins on Sept. 11.
1:14pm
One Wisconsin Now. Records reveal Wisconsin Attorney General spent over $80,000 on promotional swag including coffee mugs, candy, forturne cookies.
1:12pm
DOR. Waukesha dentists sentenced to jail for tax fraud.
10:22am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Experience spooky tales come to life at Old World Wisconsin.
10:17am
AG Schimel. Recognizes National Suicide Prevention Month, continues to focus on officer wellness.
9:57am
WEDC. Accepting applications for entrepreneurship support program.
9:54am
OCI. Administrative Actions August 2017.

1:18pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin AG's office has spent $83K on promotional material.
5:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Department of Corrections makes payroll error, tells 12 workers to repay $39,000.
4:42am
WKOW. State crime lab struggles with increased workload.

Economy/Business

11:44am
WMC. Gov. Walker proclaims September as Chamber of Commerce Month.
9:58am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Announces winners of 2017 business awards.

1:57pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin inches up in job growth rankings, to 31st.
4:29am
Milwaukee Biz Times. MilliporeSigma to add 175 jobs in Sheboygan County.

Environment/Outdoors

4:35am
WKOW. Emerald ash borer continues invasion of Wisconsin.

Statewide

1:16pm
All Aboard Wisconsin. "Wisconsin wins" with a second daily train from Chicago to the Twin Cities!

5:03am
WXOW. Millions who buy health insurance brace for sharp increases.

Courts

9:36am
Holwell Shuster & Goldberg, LLP. Represents bipartisan group of legislators in united call for Supreme Court to end political gerrymandering. Brief for amici curiae.

10:31am
New York Times. Prominent Republicans urge Supreme Court to end gerrymandering.
4:41am
WISC. Kasich joins Schwarzenegger in Wisconsin's political map-making fight.
4:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Coalition of attorneys general jump into redistricting fight.
4:36am
The Hill. McCain, Whitehouse urge SCOTUS to affirm Wisconsin gerrymandering decision.

Education

11:46am
Marquette University. Wuerth, Scoville and Gramer go 'On the Issues' to discuss Trump administration and foreign policy.

4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers, Walker welcome back students in Milwaukee.

Local

4:38pm
Ironman Foundation. And Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation continue partnership at Ironman Wisconsin.
1:56pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Cuts borrowing by $3.3 million in 2018-2022 capital plan.

5:41am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Schmitt: Green Bay wheel tax not dead yet.
5:02am
CBS 58. Attempt to recall Mayor Barrett fails.
5:01am
WISN. Acting Milwaukee County sheriff announces his two major initiatives.
4:37am
WTMJ. Wisconsin district attorney dies unexpectedly.

Congress

11:43am
Rep. Ohnstad. Calls on Speaker Ryan to restore DACA. Letter.
11:42am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introduces bill to assist Wisconsin schools in making needed improvements.
5:06am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on the end of the DACA program.

3:01pm
The Hill. GOP chairman: 'Timing is a challenge' in stabilizing Obamacare markets.
12:40pm
Bloomberg. Trump takes Democrats' short-term debt limit deal on Harvey aid.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Dreamers vow to carry on fight for immigration reform after DACA decision.
4:51am
Stevens Point Journal. Paul Ryan, Tammy Baldwin, Ron Johnson, Gwen Moore weigh in on DACA decision.
4:50am
Sauk Prairie Eagle. Pocan: We have to work together.
4:35am
The Hill. Ryan calls for 'permanent legislative solution' on DACA.
4:33am
WUWM. Trump administration's DACA decision will affect Wisconsin students.

Politics

1:00pm
Kaul for Attorney General. DOJ fails to keep up with DNA evidence, creating a second backlog.
10:25am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. UW Regents gave 100x more to GOP than to Dems.
10:09am
Palzewicz for 5th Congress. Announces run for U.S. House in Wisconsin's 5th District.

4:42am
Reuters. Former Wisconsin sheriff joins pro-Trump super PAC.

Tuesday September 5, 2017

Governor

3:47pm
Gov. Walker. Announces MilliporeSigma plans for expansion.
10:34am
Gov. Walker. Welcomes students to first day of school.

4:51pm
WEAU. Walker requests damage assessment in La Crosse, Trempealeau Counties.
5:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Governor says next DNR secretary will seek balance between economic growth, environment concerns.
4:45am
Wisconsin Dells Events. Governor visit Ishnala to bestow Supper Club Showdown award.

Budget

1:39pm
WISPIRG. Statement ahead of transportation budget meeting.
11:35am
Gov. Walker. Highlights Capital Budget funding for new UW-Platteville engineering building.
11:33am
Rep. Barca. Verona Road business coalition and legislative Democrats call on Gov. Walker to "get it done, already."

4:18pm
UW-Platteville. Gov. Walker pledges to support university expansion.
2:26pm
NBC 15. Budget committee co-chairs say deal reached.
1:57pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Verona Road businesses: Construction delays would hurt us.
11:12am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin business leaders call for long-term road funding.
8:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With billions at stake, lawmakers prepare for weighty week on budget, Foxconn bills.
5:42am
McClatchy DC. Foxconn, electric vehicle fees in Wisconsin up for vote.
5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Budget committee scheduled to consider transportation spending, Foxconn bill this week.
4:57am
Racine Journal Times. Reps. Mason, Barca: Say 'no' to a new era of racial segregation.
4:57am
Dubuque Telegraph-Herald. Southwest Wisconsin lawmaker defends school funding vote.
4:52am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Hintz warns against including Rent-to-Own changes in budget.

Legislative

6:44pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on the partisan passage of the Foxconn deal out of the Joint Committee on Finance.
6:38pm
Sen. Marklein. Foxconn bill approved by the Joint Finance Committee.
6:37pm
Rep. Nygren. Joint Committee on Finance passes Foxconn bill.
5:14pm
Sen. Taylor. Foxconn amendment shortcuts environmental protections, due process.
3:21pm
One Wisconsin Now. GOP puts $3 billion Foxconn thumb on scales of justice.
2:54pm
LFB: Amendment to August 2017 engrossed Special Session Assembly Bill 1: Foxconn/Fiserv legislation.
1:53pm
Rep. Considine, Sen. Erpenbach. Letter to DOC regarding employee repayments.
1:46pm
Rep. Hebl. Summer school bill passes Senate committee.
1:38pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Earns more than 175 key endorsements in 150 days.

4:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn legal challenges would go straight to Supreme Court under GOP proposal.
5:30am
Dryden Wire. Dock Talk: Rep. Romaine Quinn.
5:11am
Beloit Daily News. Stateline area lawmakers are at odds on Foxconn.
5:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker answers more environmental concerns about Foxconn deal.
5:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Proposal: Revoke licenses for repeat drunken drivers.
5:06am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Foxconn and your property taxes.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Operating under U.S. environmental protections would be new for Foxconn.

State Agencies

4:56pm
DNR. Sets public information meeting on Estabrook Dam abandonment and removal application.
4:02pm
One Wisconsin Now. Attorney General Brad Schimel puts the "AG" in swag.
3:17pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Communities receive nearly $2 million for projects.
1:45pm
AG Schimel. Reports success of Division of Law Enforcement Services training.
12:36pm
DATCP. Emerald ash borer confirmed in five new Wisconsin counties.
12:35pm
DATCP. Hosting webinar Sept. 22 about how to obtain exporting documents.
12:33pm
Clean Wisconsin. Proposed manure management rule changes a positive step for Kewaukee County.
11:00am
Ready Wisconsin. Wisconsin students prepare for emergencies with STEP.
10:50am
DOT. Wisconsin State Patrol inspectors participate in "Brake Safety Day" Thursday, Sept. 7.
5:28am
DOJ. Wisconsin AAG David P. Ross tapped for top EPA post.

5:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: New Ethics Commission has conducted just 1 investigation, says compliance is up.
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin assistant attorney general tapped for role in Environmental Protection Agency.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin tourism secretary says after challenging summer, fall offers new hopes.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin sees large increase in reported syphilis cases.

Economy/Business

5:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin dairy farmers start indoor shrimp production.
5:07am
Cap Times. Report: Wisconsin unemployment rate great, but other economic factors are cause for concern.

Environment/Outdoors

4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wet summer means Wisconsin's wild rice yield could be poor.

Statewide

3:20pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Green Fire featured on Route 51.
12:32pm
Wisconsin Watch. DNA tests in Wisconsin murder raise questions amid alleged evidence tampering.
10:38am
Cornucopia Institute. DIY organic certification: Separating authentic food from phony-baloney misrepresentation.
5:29am
PDPW. Calf care, hoof health, and financial training on tap for October.

Courts

5:13am
WISC. Full court won't hear Wisconsin right-to-work challenge.
5:12am
CNN. Wisconsin voter hopes Supreme Court will revolutionize map drawing.

Education

3:45pm
UW-Stout. Chancellor, Provost Guifoile left campus for the great outdoors.
2:09pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Boosts civics education.
1:50pm
UW-River Falls. Workshop develops leaders for area businesses.
1:48pm
UW-Madison. New acclerated undergraduate nursing program to address workforce need.
1:47pm
UW-Madison. Four from School of Nursing named American Academy of Nursing Fellows.
12:40pm
Evidence-Based Health Policy Project. To host program highlighting local health expertise in the Fox Valley.
12:37pm
UW-Stout. WiFab Retreat at Discovery Center draws 27 state teachers.
11:02am
Joseph P. Mettner Foundation. Awards scholarship to Marisol Gonzalez Castillo.

5:08am
Cap Times. UW Board of Regents panel looks for way to hire chancellors more quickly.
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposals sought for second recovery high school in Wisconsin.
5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. $15 minimum wage backers hold Labor Day rally at Milwaukee hospital.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. University of Wisconsin picked as a site to provide promising and expensive cancer drug.

Local

3:15pm
MCTS. Indian Summer Festival shuttle connects to culture.
2:06pm
Working for Whitewater's Wellness. Receives grant funding for annual Fit Kid Shuffle event.
1:54pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. 17 DUIs arrested during Labor Day weekend enforcement.
11:04am
Waukesha County Emergency Management. Asks residents to create emergency supply kits for National Preparedness Month.
10:58am
Cool Choices. Free opportunity to save money and have fun...if you live or work in Waukesha County.

5:03am
Janesville Gazette. Survey shows decline in local union membership.

Congress

4:38pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Readout: Senator Ron Johnson talks tax reform with activists.
2:13pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement regarding President Trump's decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
2:10pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on President Trump's decision to end DACA.
2:08pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on Trump rescinding DACA.
1:55pm
Community Immigration Law Center. Expanding service to local dreamers.
12:31pm
One Wisconsin Now. Wisconsin Republicans owe us answers on DACA.
11:16am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Statement on DACA announcement by the Trump administration.
10:54am
Rep. Anderson. Blasts President Trump's DACA decision.
10:48am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on President Trump's announcement to end DACA program for dreamers.
10:36am
UW-Madison Chancellor Blank. Repealing DACA puts promising students at risk.

1:59pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin senators support protecting young immigrants.
10:46am
The Hill. Sessions: Trump rescinding 'Dreamers' program.
5:14am
Kenosha News. Speaker Ryan says there will be no shutdown.
4:58am
Madison.com. Frustration mounts over premiums for individual health plans.
4:55am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. In op-ed for Journal Sentinel, President Trump touts his tax reform agenda, calls it "pro-worker" and "pro-American."
4:54am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: House Speaker Paul Ryan discusses DACA, flooding, government funding.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Now is Paul Ryan's chance to do more than talk about tax reform.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin DACA enrollees await final decision from Trump.

Politics

4:55pm
RPW. ICYMI: First squabble breaks out among Democrat candidates for governor.
4:54pm
RPW. Out-of-touch con artist Andy Gronik's "fraudulent" business record revealed.
3:16pm
DPW. Disgraced former Sheriff Clarke joins shady pro-Trump super PAC.
10:22am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence peddler of the month.
9:57am
Wisconsin Alliance for Reform. Tammy Baldwin: An F for Wisconsin.
8:27am
Bryce for 1st Congress. United Auto Workers endorse.

11:09am
WISC. Democrat Gronik's past business dealings haunting campaign.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin gets $700,000 ad buy from Democratic group.
5:04am
WAOW. Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal.
5:02am
Fox 6. 'Milwaukee elitists:' Democratic candidate for governor says nominee should be from western WI.
5:00am
WSAW. Gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers stops by Central Wisconsin State Fair.

Friday September 1, 2017

Governor

5:42pm
Gov. Walker. In multi-agency effort, Wisconsin sends resources to Hurricane Harvey.
3:59pm
Gov. Walker. Participates in Angelic Bakehouse groundbreaking.

5:00am
Jackson County Chronicle. Superior Fresh opens doors to governor in Jackson County.

Budget

5:38am
Reps. Tranel, Novak. Work to build bi-partisan support for UW-Platteville building projects.

1:40pm
Beloit Daily News. Walker indicates support for raising fees on electric cars.
5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin receives $66 million from feds to help ease its transportation budget.
5:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin to get far less in road money than it wanted.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee, Dane counties most affected by proposed fee for hybrid, electric vehicles.
5:03am
Wisconsin Radio Network. School boards could face new referenda restrictions.
4:53am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Sanfelippo amendments address I-94 East/West corridor.

Legislative

3:58pm
Natural Resources Development Association. Statement on public hearing for Mining for America Act.
1:01pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on Labor Day.
11:29am
One Wisconsin Institute. Statements on GOP 'on many sides' resolution.
11:14am
DOJ. Grant County officer involved death investigation.

3:16pm
Appleton Post-Crescent. Foxconn incentives top concerns at Appleton listening session.
2:45pm
WISC. Lawmakers to hold hearing on bill relaxing mining rules.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Handwritten agreement secured $3B deal with Foxconn.
5:03am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State's incentive offer more than doubled as Foxconn project grew.

State Agencies

12:50pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Sept. 4-10.
12:49pm
AG Schimel. Issues formal opinion regarding county boards appropriating money to nonprofits.
12:48pm
AG Schimel. Issues formal opinion regarding sex offenders.
12:39pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet at Spring Green Public Library.
10:13am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - Sept. 2017.
10:12am
DHS. Wisconsin works for everyone: Thousands of Wisconsin residents gain employment through the FoodShare Employment and Tranining (FSET) program.

2:29pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Youth prison staff pepper sprayed teens 103 times in six months.
1:41pm
WISC. Guards pepper sprayed 51 youth inmates in first half of 2017.
4:59am
WFRV. Wisconsin is being targeted in timeshare resale scam.

Economy/Business

1:36pm
COWS. The State of Working Wisconsin 2017: Facts & Figures.

12:51pm
Reuters. U.S. job growth slows in August; wage growth retreats.
5:10am
Rockford Register Star. Federal transportation board rejects Great Lakes Basin rail line.
4:56am
Beloit Daily News. Protests to escalate against Enbridge pipelines in Midwest.
4:55am
La Crosse Tribune. Mayo's Health Tradition pulls plug on insurance business.

Statewide

1:39pm
Xcel Energy. Foundation donates to the American Red Cross to assist with Hurricane Harvey relief.
5:39am
Kids Forward. Communication and Development Manager Wenona Wolf receives journalism award.

10:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Study: Wisconsin ranks 23rd for adult obesity.

Courts

3:51pm
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 v. Brad Schimel - order.

Education

12:38pm
One Wisconsin Now. ICYMI: Gov. Scott Walker's favorite right-wing foundations funding Gov. Scott Walker's favorite professor.
11:28am
UW-Madison. Eagle's Wing Child Care celebrates 25 years, says farewell to director.
11:13am
UW-Madison. Campus museums recreate 'cabinet of natural history' digitally.

5:06am
Cap Times. UW-Madison's new CROWE think tank funded by Koch, Bradley.

Local

4:13pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. (Updated) Houston area hurricane recovery requests from Mayor Sylvester Turner. 
12:36pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Domestic violence advocates dismayed by news of President Trump's plan to roll back DACA.
5:36am
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Statement on resignation of Sheriff Clarke.

2:27pm
U.S. News & World Report. Gov. Walker mum about Sheriff Clarke's job performance.
10:06am
Lakeland Times. Vilas County Board shoots down zoning resolution.
5:34am
Politico. Outgoing sheriff Clarke expected to take job in Trump administration.
4:59am
WTMJ. Milwaukee leaders mixed on Sheriff David Clarke's resignation.
4:52am
NBC 15. Sheriff's resignation 'an opportunity.'

Congress

2:41pm
RPW. ICYMI: Speaker Paul Ryan and Republicans leading the charge for tax reform.
2:25pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Trump administration's plan to slash health insurance outreach funding.

10:03am
The Hill. Lawmakers to give bipartisanship a try on ObamaCare.
9:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Sen. Tammy Baldwin touts tax relief bill for manufacturers in Superior.
5:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ryan promotes tax plan to Wisconsin manufacturing company.
5:23am
Daily Reporter. Push to simplify taxes is on but don't touch some deductions.
5:06am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Medicaid fueling opioid epidemic? New theory is challenged.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sidestepping politics, Wisconsin's Mark Green takes over top foreign aid post under Trump.
4:58am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Ryan holds discussion on opioid epidemic in Janesville.
4:51am
WQOW. Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: 'Kim Jong Un is a threat.'

Politics

4:57am
Door County Pulse. Milwaukee County judge wants seat on high court.
4:53am
WJFW. Political activist Mike McCabe expected to announce run for governor.

 

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