Tuesday September 29, 2020 - Updated 9:22am

Budget

9:12am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Serving state facilities. 

3:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Energy efficiency: Budget proposal seeks $100M for untapped energy savings. 

Legislative

3:32am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Common Council members call for ballots to be counted before Nov. 3. 

State Agencies

4:29am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To hold Zoom meeting. 

3:56am
WXPR. $63 million in grants now available to replace private lead water lines. 

Economy/Business

9:11am
WMC. Top 8 announced in Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest. 

3:50am
NBC 15. Industry survey paints bleak picture for Wisconsin hotels and lodges. 
3:45am
CBS 58. Businesses fear high COVID-19 cases could cause a regression in reopening. 
3:25am
Madison.com. IRS: Tens of thousands of Wisconsin residents could still be eligible for stimulus checks. 

Coronavirus

9:08am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Alliant Energy Center COVID-19 test sit hours change beginning October 5. 
9:07am
DVA. Chippewa Falls Veterans Home COVID-19 update. 

9:17am
NBC 5. Chicago to update coronavirus travel order requiring 14-day quarantine. 
9:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Some people are considering trading city life for rural Wisconsin due to COVID-19 pandemic. 
9:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's September COVID-19 spike 'couldn't have come at a worse time.'
4:19am
Appleton Post Crescent. Appleton reports 142 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, marking the fifth straight week of record-breaking cases. 
4:18am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. As coronavirus cases surge, Manitowoc County Health Department changes its contact tracing. 
4:17am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County reported over 100 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, the most in one weekend. 
4:08am
WKBT. Wisconsin seen as COVID-19 hotspot, health experts warn of grim outcomes. 
4:07am
WBAY. Surge in COVID cases close to overwhelming local hospitals. 
4:04am
WISC. COVID testing site at Alliant Energy Center to switch operations, hours next week. 
4:03am
WAOW. Marathon County sees record high COVID-19 increase over the weekend. 
3:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. COVID-19 outbreak at Kettle Moraine prison tops 260 active cases, Wisconsin DOC says. 
3:48am
WISN. Wisconsin coronavirus spike, bed limits cause for doctors' concern. 
3:47am
WTMJ. WI National Guard to turn over Milwaukee COVID-19 community testing sites to civilians by Thanksgiving. 
3:47am
CBS 58. 'It would work:' Infectious disease expert says following guidelines could stop state's COVID-19 surge. 
3:43am
WKOW. Experts looking for root of Wisconsin COVID-19 spike. 
3:40am
WUWM. Marquette study shows mask mandates are necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19. 
3:33am
WTMJ. Record-breaking COVID-19 hospitalizations driven by Dane County and Fox Valley region. 
3:31am
Racine Journal Times. 'Sharp uptick' in Racine County COVID cases, testing through Wednesday at Festival Hall. 
3:29am
Fox 11. Wisconsin Veterans Home at King reports six additional COVID-19 cases. 
3:24am
Fox 6. Football coach 'exposed players, coaches to COVID' in Washington Co. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Statewide

9:22am
Wisconsin Women in Government. Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors and leadership team. 
9:11am
AFT-Wisconsin, IBEW Local 953, Progress North, Wisconsin Main Street Alliance, Wisconsin Farmers Union. Teachers, farmers, activists, and business owners call for rural broadband investment. 

Courts

9:22am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Jean M. Robinson. 
9:20am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Coral Dawn Pleas. 

3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear arguments in voter rolls and voter ID cases. 
3:54am
U.S. News & World Report. Conservative law firm seeks to end Wisconsin mask order. Chippewa Herald. 
3:30am
Racine Journal Times. $942K grant to support Racine's election efforts in jeopardy. 

Education

4:28am
WSAW. Wausau School Board approves potential Nov. 2 return. 
4:20am
Green Bay Press Gazette. COVID-19 prompts Pulaski schools to go online-only on Oct. 5. 
4:05am
WISC. Brodhead High School switching to blended instruction following positive COVID-19 tests. 
4:02am
WCLO. Adams Elementary School moving to online instruction. 
3:44am
WKOW. Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District to continue all-virtual learning model. 
3:42am
WSAW. Wausau School District sees enrollment drop 433 students. 
3:42am
WSAW. UWSP flips the trend, sees decrease in COVID-19 cases. 
3:39am
NBC 26. West De Pere schools switching to remote learning Oct. 1.
3:37am
NBC 26. Gillett, Denmark school districts switching to virtual learning. Fox 11
3:36am
Madison.com. Failed UW System presidential search cost $216,400.90. 
3:28am
NBC 15. Belmont Community Schools to go virtual after second student tests positive for COVID-19. 

Congress

4:15am
The Hill. Census Bureau intends to wrap up count on Oct. 5 despite judge's order. 

Politics

4:29am
State Senate Democratic Committee. Alberta Darling is apparently unwilling to rebuke domestic terrorism. 

3:53am
AP. Trump, Biden prepare to debate at a time of mounting crises. 
3:35am
WTMJ. HUD Secretary Ben Carson visits Milwaukee. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  
3:27am
NBC 15. Dr. Jill Biden asks Wisconsin voters to get involved and head to the polls. Wisconsin State Journal. 
3:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump to campaign in La Crosse and Green Bay as COVID-19 cases soar. 
3:22am
Fox 6. WI elections officials: 'If you want to vote absentee, take action now. 

Monday September 28, 2020

Budget

2:17pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Proposed DNR budget includes $50 million annually for land acquisition, no funds for PFAS cleanup. 

Legislative

2:15pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Service academy nomination deadline.
11:03am
Sen. Hansen. Encourages people to participate in People's Maps Commission Public Hearing on October 1.

2:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson says Wisconsin Legislature should pass a law to allow ballot counting before Election Day. 
2:35am
WKOW. GOP senator calls for session to end mask order. 

State Agencies

1:27pm
DOJ. AG Kaul files brief in support of states’ authority to regulate price gouging.
11:17am
DNR. Snowmobilers: Time to complete required safety certificate course.

2:16am
Spectrum News. "Leave this building alone": Volunteers clean Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison. 

Economy/Business

4:04pm
Wisconsin Technology Council, Tech Council Innovation Network. 'WisBiz: The Show' features Zerology's Kalluri, Tech Metrics and upcoming events.
12:31pm
Growth Energy. Applauds house passage of RFS Integrity Acit in clean energy package.
11:46am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Farmer-Labor alliance calls for food system that works for Main Street, not Wall Street.
11:42am
Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association. Wisconsin could lose nearly half of hotels & lodging establishments without financial assistance.

11:25am
CNBC. Over half of small businesses worry social distancing will hurt their chances of survival: Survey. 
2:51am
U.S. News & World Report. Rise in virus cases adds to economic uncertainty ahead of U.S. election. 
2:48am
Politico. No forgiveness: Small businesses still on hook for rescue loans. 
2:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Number of Wisconsinites needing help with food surges during coronavirus pandemic. 
2:07am
WKOW. Janesville family still waiting on unemployment insurance after 6 months. 
2:06am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. EC entrepreneur: Virus created 'immense struggle.'

Coronavirus

3:09am
DVA. Letter to Chippewa Falls Veterans Home members regarding COVID-19. Sept. 27 update
3:08am
DVA. Letter to King members regarding COVID-19. 

2:50pm
Marshfield News Herald. State reports nearly 22% positive coronavirus tests as outbreak in northeast Wisconsin worsens. 
2:49pm
NBC 15. Average new COVID-19 cases continue climbing in Wisconsin as active cases near 20K. 
2:48pm
Fox 11. Coronavirus surge continues in Wisconsin. 
12:57pm
WBAY. More coronavirus cases at King Veterans Home. 
12:06pm
CNBC. The U.S. is 'not in a good place' as daily coronavirus cases grow beyond 40,000, Fauci says. 
9:52am
The Hill. More than 20 states report coronavirus spikes as experts warn of fall, winter surge. 
9:45am
Kenosha News. With time running out, bids for Wisconsin's federal COVID-19 relief intensify. 
4:18am
KFIZ. COVID testing remains high in state, nearly 60 new tests come back positive in FDL County. 
4:15am
Spectrum News. 'Recipe for disaster': Wisconsin on the wrong track with COVID-19. 
2:57am
Reuters. Positive COVID-19 test rates top 25% in some U.S. Midwest states. 
2:56am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wisconsin reports 2,217 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday with a positivity rate of 27.6%. Wisconsin Public Radio. 
2:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin tops 2,000 COVID-19 cases for 4th straight day. 
2:54am
WKOW. WDVA reports COVID outbreak at veterans facility. 
2:41am
Superior Telegram. 60 people test positive for COVID-19 in Northwestern Wisconsin on Sept. 27. 
2:38am
WEAU. Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID era. 
2:36am
Door County Pulse. Covid cases, hospitalizations increase in northeastern Wisconsin. 
2:32am
CNBC. Fewer than 10% of Americans show signs of past coronavirus infection, study finds. 
2:31am
Fox 11. Local leaders have a warning for Brown Co. after Friday COVID-19 update. 
2:26am
WBAY. Brown county health leaders 'alarmed' by number of positive COVID-19 cases. 
2:24am
Duluth News Tribune. Most Northland counties experience a record-high week of COVID-19; two St. Louis County residents dead. 
2:22am
Reuters. Four U.S. states including Wisconsin report record one-day increases in COVID-19 cases. The Hill. 
2:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Another record set for new COVID-19 cases, percentage of positive tests spikes. 

Statewide

12:19pm
ACLU. Of Wisconsin hires Tomás Clasen as community engagement manager.
10:59am
WHCA/WiCAL. Names Rick Abrams President & CEO.
10:23am
Focus on Energy. Ashley Nelson Homes wins award for embracing the energy efficiency market. 
9:11am
Wisconsin 4-H, UW-Extension. Program creates excitement for the new 4-H program year. 

Courts

2:46pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty. Files motion for immediate injunction in lawsuit challenging Governor Ever's emergency declartion.

1:07pm
Reuters. Fourth U.S. judge issues order blocking Postal Service cuts. 
9:51am
Reuters. 'Take home' lawsuits over COVID infections could be costly for U.S. employers. 
2:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Appellate court halts Wisconsin  ballot-counting extension. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
2:25am
The Hill. Third judge orders Postal Service to halt delivery cuts. 

Education

3:28pm
UW-Marquette. Announces expansion of urban scholars with scholarships for 40 students from Milwaukee.
12:54pm
UW–Madison. Awarded grant to develop educational pathways for Native youth.
11:18am
Fox Cities Chamber. Smart Girls Rock event offers expanded virtual format to showcase STEM careers to local female students.
9:55am
Marquette University. Board of Trustees elects two new members. 
9:54am
UW-Stout. Employers: Opportunities exist for job-seekers. 
9:53am
UW-Madison. Journalist in Residence virtual talks highlight challenges of current news environment. 

12:59pm
WTMJ. Three Kenosha schools to remain on virtual learning for another week. 
12:58pm
WISC. Pardeeville closes high school, elementary school following 2 positive COVID-19 cases in district. 
4:13am
AP. U.S. colleges struggle to salvage semester amid outbreaks. 
3:19am
WKBT. Some Aquinas Middle School students moving to virtual learning for two weeks after COVID-19 exposure. 
3:15am
WAOW. Marshfield School District reports 5 new COVID-19 cases. 
2:50am
WSAW. Wausau East suspends tennis and football programs for two weeks due to rising COVID-19 cases. 
2:42am
WKOW. 'They need to step up': Gov. Evers wants Big Ten to invest in safe viewing campaign. 
2:33am
WSAW. Adams-Friendship closes middle school for two weeks due to positive COVID-19 tests. 
2:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As three UW campuses move toward reopening, Tommy Thompson touts UW System's fall plan. 
2:23am
Daily Beast. Why is this college reopening during 'near-exponential' COVID surge? 
2:08am
WKOW. Edgerton elementary school moves to all-virtual learning following increase in COVID-19 cases. 
2:05am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Ashwaubenon schools cite COVID-19 in decision to move to online-only classes. 
2:04am
CBS 58. Marquette students head home, despite university telling them to quarantine at Cobeen Hall. 
2:03am
Fox 6. Marquette students quarantine after residence hall case cluster. 
2:01am
WKBT. Local school's COVID-19 statistics confuse parents; district says it's for student privacy. 

Local

4:14pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Proposes elevating care and county services for older residents. 
2:40pm
Washington County Exec. Schoemann. Youth football coach attends practice and scrimmage positive for COVID-19.
12:59pm
City of Madison. New rescue boat, Yapper," honors retired Fire Lieutenant.
9:44am
PJ Media. Did these two conservative groups crack the code on how to get off the SPLC 'hate group' list?

1:25pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee on pace to break homicide record. 
2:19am
WTMJ. Milwaukee County Board proposal calls for some inmates to be released to stop COVID-19 spread. 

Congress

4:14am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court nomination and Senate confirmation process. 
 
3:06am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson discusses investigation of Russia probe, transition on Fox News. 
3:04am
Wisconsin Family Action. Pro-family, pro-life, pro-religious freedom PAC applauds President Trump's nominee for U.S. Supreme Court. 
3:00am
Opportunity Wisconsin. Statement on President Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to SCOTUS. 

2:47am
WTMJ. Senator Tammy Baldwin refuses to vote for new justice 'until American people have voted.'
2:32am
AP. Trump caps judiciary remake with choice of Barrett for court. 
2:18am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin politicians have mixed feelings on SCOTUS nomination. 

Politics

3:56pm
WisDems. Kapanke's "Law and Order" hypocrisy.
2:19pm
Anderson for 47th Assembly. Take back our communities: #WalkAway from violence.
9:42am
Bradley for 28th Senate. Milwaukee Police Association endorses. 
3:05am
RPW. Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court vacancy. 
3:03am
RSLC. Congratulates Judge Amy Coney Barrett on nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. 
3:02am
Zunker for 7th Congress. Responds to President Trump's Supreme Court nominee. 

1:15pm
Wisconsin State Journal. City clerk: More than 10,000 ballots collected during Democracy in the Park. 
12:05pm
MarketWatch. 'He wants to tell everybody to wear a frickin mask' - mixed COVID-19 reaction only tightens close Wisconsin race. 
9:48am
WFRV. Pres. Trump to visit Green Bay on Oct. 3. 
3:31am
Reuters. Trump frequently paid no federal income taxes in years leading up to presidency: New York Times. 
2:53am
Madison.com. Wisconsin Hispanic voters emerge as a political force both campaigns are courting. 
2:49am
AP. Trump's tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise. 
2:46am
La Crosse Tribune. 'Pivotal region in a pivotal state': How western Wisconsin could determine the election. 
2:44am
NBC 26. Little Chute man receives absentee envelope without ballot. 
2:44am
USA Today. 'I beat the socialist': Biden tacks to the center in fight with Trump over Rust Belt moderates. 
2:43am
Politico. Trump readies thousands of attorneys for election fight.
2:40am
WSAW. Wisconsinites 50 and older likely to be the deciding factor in the 2020 election. 
2:37am
La Crosse Tribune. Young voters are energized, despite COVID hurdles on the way to the polls. 
2:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin officials say presidential election 'will be decided by the voters,' not GOP lawmakers. 
2:29am
Racine Journal Times. Evers recall campaign at 275,000 signatures and growing. 
2:18am
WISC. Jill Biden to visit Madison on Monday. 
2:15am
WISC. 'Clearly this event is neither unsecure nor unlawful': City attorney responds to GOP allegations that Democracy in the Park is illegal. 
2:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. State GOP leaders send cease-and-desist letter to Madison Clerk ahead of ballot collection event. 
2:10am
WTMJ. Rep. Ron Kiind accuses opponent of harassment over 2015 Navy Seals memoir. 
2:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Madison park ballot drop-off event proceeds as planned, despite last-minute Republican effort. WKOW

Friday September 25, 2020

Governor

10:33am
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Wisconsin's firefighters. 

Budget

4:43am
The Center Square. UW President Tommy Thompson to state government: Stop over-bossing us. 

Legislative

2:06pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Unemployment audit shows shocking ineptness. 
10:32am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit Bureau reviews unemployment insurance call centers. 
10:31am
Sen. Marklein. Column: More than just masks. 
9:34am
Rep. Kolste. Appointed to Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance. 
9:34am
Rep. Hintz. Appoints Rep. Deb Kolste to the Joint Committee on Finance. 
9:19am
LAB. Report 20-13: Unemployment Insurance Call Centers. Briefing Sheet

2:13pm
U.S. News & World Report. Audit highlights woes at Wisconsin unemployment call centers. 
12:19pm
WTMJ. Less than 1 percent of unemployment calls were answered, new audit of Wisconsin DWD shows.
3:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin election officials: GOP lawmakers cannot unilaterally select presidential electors. 

State Agencies

2:04pm
DMA. Wisconsin Army Guard engineer company returns to Wiconsin from Afghanistan, Middle East. 
12:38pm
WEDC. Milwaukee County receives $144,400 state grant to support office renovation for the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin. 
11:35am
AG Kaul. Announces $60 million multistate agreement with C.R. Bard. 
9:45am
DNR. To update Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan. 

Economy/Business

9:17am
Milwaukee Health Department. Business update. 
3:59am
Hunger Task Force. USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program snubs Wisconsin - once, twice, three times!

3:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin eviction rates have slowed during the CDC's moratorium, but landlords are continuing to toss tenants. 

Coronavirus

9:16am
Milwaukee Health Department. Phase 4.1 order update.
4:01am
DVA. Letter to King members regarding COVID-19. 

2:42pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. For the second time ever, Wisconsin tops 2,500 daily COVID-19 cases. 
2:29pm
WKOW. 65 more Wisconsinites hospitalized with COVID-19; 9 more deaths. 
2:22pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin reports 2,000+ coronavirus cases for 3rd time in past 7 days. 
2:20pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Health officials studying COVID-19 spillover from UW-Madison campus. 
2:14pm
Chippewa Herald.. COVID-19 treatment costs about $14,500 per person, new study says. 
2:12pm
AP. Virus cases rise in U.S. heartland, home to anti-mask feelings. 
12:23pm
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin nursing homes report 271 COVID-19 deaths. 
12:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Feds' shipment of masks for schools, child care centers arrives with no child-size face coverings. 
4:44am
WQOW. EC County sees highest increase of COVID-19 cases to date.
4:41am
CBS 58. Evers urges college students to skip on parties, bars and calls on GOP to set example with masks. 
4:33am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Does a friend have COVID-19? Your 'close contact' phone call might come from them. 
4:08am
Fox 11. Local COVID-19 hospitalizations have approximately tripled in September. 
4:05am
WKOW. Record COVID hospitalizations putting strain on some WI hospitals. 
3:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Evers warns of 'near-exponential' COVID-19 growth; more people in Wisconsin now hospitalized with virus than ever before. 
3:53am
Appleton Post Crescent. 'No reason' COVID testing should be down in Wisconsin, federal testing boss says, as cases keep climbing. 
3:52am
Fox 11. In-person visits temporarily suspended at Ascension Wisconsin Fox Valley hospitals. 
3:51am
Fox 9. Wisconsin metro areas top charts for COVID-19 case increases in New York Times analyses. 
3:44am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin sees record-breaking hospitalizations due to coronavirus. Up North News. 
3:42am
WFRV. Green Bay hospitals dealing with spike in COVID-19 cases. 
3:28am
WXOW. Trempealeau County sees surge in new cases. 
3:27am
WXOW. Wisconsin DHS reports COVID-19 cases rise among people between the ages of 18-34. 
3:18am
Spectrum News. Evers points to colleges for source of COVID outbreak. 
3:17am
WXPR. Wisconsin COVID-19 cases surge, county health officials warn of widespread community spread. 

Courts

2:07pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. James v. Heinrich, WCRIS v. Heinrich, St. Ambrose Academy v. Parisi - order. 

3:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Group sues to stop 5 large cities from using grants to aid election, calls it bribery. 
3:14am
AP. Hearing seeks to move protest shooter for trail in Wisconsin. 

Education

4:44pm
Milwaukee Health Department. School plans update. 
4:36pm
UW-Eau Claire. Gardens are part of National Science Foundation study. 
3:47pm
UW-Madison. Partners with state and federal public health agencies on COVID-19. 
3:46pm
UW-Eau Claire. Paleontologist to share details of North America's oldest winged dinosaur and other recent discoveries. 
2:27pm
UW-Stevens Point. Theatre and Dance fall season to be offered virtually. 
10:39am
UW-Madison. Astronomers model, determine how disk galaxies evolve so smoothly. 
9:44am
UW-Stout. Construction team places in ABC naitonal competition. 
4:00am
FAST Fund. Milwaukee County partners with Local 212/MATC FAST Fund to fight student homelessness and evictions. 

2:41pm
WTMJ. Menomonee Falls schools shifts from hybrid to in-person classes. 
2:40pm
WBAY. Howard-Suamico schools switching to virtual learning due to COVID-19 spread. 
2:37pm
WSAW. Pittsville vs Assumption football game cancelled due to 2 positive COVID-19 tests. 
4:37am
WSAW. Marshfield suspends HS football program until Oct. 4, due to COVID precautions. 
4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-La Crosse plans to resume in-person classes despite community spike of COVID-19. 
4:31am
CBS 58. Doctors warn against college students who want to contract COVID-19 to 'get it over with.'
3:49am
WBAY. COVID-19 forces high school football cancellations. 
3:48am
WBAY. NEW Lutheran goes virtual after two students positive for coronavirus went to school. 
3:33am
Cap Times. UW athletic department finishes budget cycle with deficit, anticipates bigger losses to come. 
3:31am
WKBT. Sparta school parents voice concerns on how to adjust to district's suddenly shutting down. 
3:26am
NBC 26. Unified School District of De Pere moves to all-virtual instruction. 
3:25am
NBC 26. Appleton school district will continue with an online learning model for now. 
3:23am
WAOW. Private, non-profit, tribal colleges receive $8.3 million for COVID-19 testing. 
3:22am
WJFW. Chequamegon discontinues most fall sports activities. 

Local

4:39pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway, Madison Common Council. Announce first round of Civilian Oversight Board appointments. 
4:37pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Applauds County Board approval of diverse group to lead key county departments. 
3:45pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Lack of charges in Breonna Taylor case a miscarriage of justice. 
2:27pm
Sen. Taylor. Measure calling for early release of Wisconsin inmates adopted by Board. 
2:25pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Proposal to create Harriet Tubman Park adopted by Board of Supervisors. 
12:12pm
Downtown Sun Prairie. Presents 14th annual Fall Fun in Downtown Fall Sun Prairie. 
10:38am
City of Madison. Vision Zero: City to lower speed limit on East Washington Avenue. 
10:31am
Wauwatosa Peace Officers Association. Tosa Council demanded body cams. Now chair peerson of ad hoc committee is caught threatening police on a body cam. 

4:09am
WCLO. Rock County Board votes to reduce fine for marijuana possession to $1. 
3:35am
Cap Times. Homeless encampments in Madison parks signal worsening housing crisis ahead. 
3:24am
WTMJ. Only 60 percent of Milwaukee residents have responded to U.S. Census. 

Congress

2:05pm
Milwaukee County Board Members. Express support for Colectivo workers union. 
12:10pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Demands answers after independent GAO report confirms Trump administration mismanaged payments to farmers for trade damages. 

3:13am
Politico. Pelosi preps new coronavirus relief plan amid stalled talks.  

Politics

4:48pm
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP. Letter to Madison City Clerk regarding "Democracy in the Park".
3:48pm
Priorities USA Action, Latino Victory Fund. Expand Spanish radio ad campaign to Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. 
2:24pm
Andraca for 23rd Assembly. Endorsed by former President Barack Obama. 
12:43pm
Marquette University. New naitonal Marquette Law School Poll finds that, even amid partisan differences on judicial philosophy, most voters say U.S Supreme Court decisions are based on law and not politics. 
9:15am
Polack for 1st Congress. Releases first general election ad. 

2:10pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Madison poll workers will accept absentee ballots in parks this weekend, raising GOP concerns. 
12:26pm
AP. Voters struggling with witness rules in early voting. 
12:18pm
WISC. Ballots with inaccurate title sent to Platteville voters still valid, Grant Co. clerk says. 
10:26am
Reuters. Special Report: Will your mail ballot count in the U.S. presidential election? It may depend on who's counting and where. 
4:06am
NBC 15. Dane Co. has highest number of absentee ballots returned in the state. 
3:50am
Spectrum News. The sooner you send your absentee ballot back, the better. CBS 58. 
3:47am
WBAY. Clerk in Waupaca County village expresses frustration over mail routing changes. 
3:46am
WAOW. Clerks advise that witness signatures are required for absentee ballots. 
3:45am
NBC News. Biden's personal touch and the Supreme Court boost Democrats' enthusiasm in this swing county. 
3:39am
NBC 26. Some returned absentee ballots missing important information, Green Bay official says. 
3:39am
WTMJ. City of Racine ramps up efforts to meet absentee ballot surge, group sues them over funding. 
3:37am
Fox 6. Officials advise checking for accuracy after Waukesha ballot mix-up. 
3:32am
WISC. Wisconsin Democrats decry Trump transfer of power statements as undermining democracy, Johnson sees no issue. WTMJ. 
3:29am
WKBT. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin calls out President Trump, says he hasn't followed through with health care promises. 
3:16am
WSAW. Pence makes his pitch to Wisconsin manufacturing workers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Thursday September 24, 2020

Governor

12:41pm
Gov. Evers. Announces $8.3 million for COVID-19 testing at Wisconsin's private, non-profit, and tribal colleges and universities.

3:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Evers appoints a former legislator and a public defender as judges in Milwaukee County. 

Budget

3:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Deferred maintenance makes up majority of Wisconsin DNR's $93M request for capital projects.  

Legislative

4:43pm
Rep. Edming. Recognized with Building Wisconsin Award. 
4:02pm
Sen. Smith. State Republicans show up to work for Washington but not Wisconsin. 
12:03pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Opposes new mask mandate. 
10:29am
Sen. Marklein. CARES Act funds Broadband Expansion Grants. 

9:00am
AP. Pompeo shatters diplomatic norms with political appearances. 
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mike Pompeo warns of Chinese influence on American government and politics in Capitol speech at height of election season.
3:46am
WHBL. GOP leaders disapprove of mask order, but are unlikely to challenge it in special session. 
3:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin speech leads to new scrutiny of Pompeo's political agenda.

State Agencies

4:04pm
The People's Maps Commission. Seeking public comment on redistricting maps.
2:04pm
OCI. Insurance Commissioner Afable and Health Services Secretary-Designee Palm lead effort to extend 2021 open enrollment period.
12:30pm
DATCP. Wisconsin consumers fall victim to Facebook Marketplace scams.
10:30am
DOJ. $678 million national kickback settlement with Novartis Pharmaceuticals. 
10:27am
DOA. Gov. Evers declares September Coastal Awareness Month. 
8:57am
DNR. From survivor to mama: Whooping crane endured one of Wisconsin's harshest winters to hatch a happy milestone. 
8:56am
OCI. Governor, Insurance Commissioner urge Wisconsinites to plan for the future during Life Insurance Awareness Month. 

Economy/Business

3:10pm
Arch Electric. Installs largest privately owned solar system in state history.
11:48am
Focus on Energy. Bright Wood Corporation chips away at energy costs, wins award.
10:28am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Sikich LLP joins as newest Gold Member. 
9:11am
St. Croix Economic Development Corp. Proclaims September 24 as Craft Brewery Day in St. Croix County. 
9:09am
Alliant Energy. To electrify 100 percent of light-duty fleet vehicles by 2030. 

1:06pm
Reuters. Visits to U.S. stores, restaurants stall as concern over economic recovery grows. 
9:01am
CNBC. Weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly, total 870,000. 
3:46am
WTMJ. DWD: Unemployment rates drop across Wisconsin cities, counties. 

Coronavirus

12:51pm
Lt. Gov. Barnes. Delivers democratic radio address asking college students to mask up.
12:48pm
City of Merrill. The Merrill Transit System will be closed due to COVID-19 with an anticipated return on October 5th, 2020.
9:12am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Rise in Foodshare another indicator of pandemic's toll. 
8:53am
DVA. Letter to King members regarding respiratory outbreak. 
4:24am
Marathon County Health Department. Surge in COVID and impacts on community. 

3:05pm
WTMJ. Wisconsin hits second-highest daily total of COVID-19 cases. 
3:03pm
WKOW. 76 more Wisconsinites hospitalized with COVID-19; 6 more deaths. 
3:02pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Evers warns of 'new and dangerous phase' of pandemic in Wisconsin. 
1:53pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Tony Evers calls on GOP leaders to lead by example and comply with state mask order. 
1:41pm
WKOW. Dane County COVID-19 cases rising outside UW-Madison campus. 
9:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. COVID-19 'far from done,' expert tells biotech meeting in Madison. 
9:03am
Ashland Daily Press. COVID-19 shuts down schools and bars...again. 
9:02am
The Hill. Coronavirus cases surge among young people in Wisconsin 'We are facing a new and dangerous phase.'
4:23am
Aspirus. Urges flu shots early in 2020-21 season. 
4:12am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County COVID-19 cases up by 87, over 80% of new cases in week ending Sept. 20 attributed to those 18 to 24. 
4:01am
Reuters. Houston study: More contagious coronavirus strain now dominates. Washington Post. 
3:59am
WAOW. Portage County having difficulty keeping up with positive cases. 
3:56am
WISC. 56 hospitalized with COVID-19 in Wisconsin as 7-day average positivity rate approaches 17%.
3:55am
Fox 11. Kewaunee County rises to third in the state for COVID-19 activity level. 
3:50am
WKBT. Coulee COVID-19 Collaborative concerned by high case rate. 
3:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS: All Wisconsin counties have high levels of COVID-19 activity. 
3:42am
WSAW. Aspirus leaders say central Wisconsin at "pivotal" point as COVID hospitalizations spike. 

Statewide

3:23pm
Supporting Families Together Association. National report highlights financial burden of Wisconsin child care.
4:16am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Introduces Cattails Cottage for visiting oncology patients. 

Courts

12:41pm
District IV Court of Appeals. Certification: State v. Jacob Richard Beyer. 
11:15am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synposes.
11:11am
District IV Court of Appeals. State v. Scott W. Heimbruch. 

1:10pm
AP. Kenosha shooter's defense portrays him as 'American patriot.'
4:30am
U.S. News & World Report. Judge punts on voting case over Wisconsin student IDs. 

Education

3:43pm
UW-Madiosn. Coldest Northern Hemisphere temperature, first recorded by UW–Madison, officially confirmed.
3:38pm
UW-Marquette. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston president to deliver virtual Marburg Lecture, Oct. 8.
3:15pm
UW-Stout. Faculty, staff project earns international film festival experimental award.
2:11pm
UW-Madison.  Fitter increases the benefits of wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2:09pm
DPI. Stanford Taylor congratulates eight Wisconsin schools for recognition as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools.
2:05pm
UW-Madison. Stem cells can repair Parkinson’s-damaged circuits in mouse brains.
12:28pm
UW-La Crosse. New ranking identifies UWL as state’s best in class.
9:45am
UW-Eau Claire. Continuing Education announces October program offerings. 
8:59am
UW-Stout. Student studies effects of COVID-19 on retail merchandising during summer cooperative. 

3:51pm
Appleton Post Crescent. 'We're at a breaking point': Shawano schools to shift to online next week as cases climb. 
3:51pm
Kenosha News. Wilmot High School to close for two weeks due to COVID-19 outbreak. 
1:40pm
WKOW. Darlinton Elementary/Middle school moving to virtual learning for two weeks. 
1:39pm
NBC 26. Green Bay continues with virtual learning for students. 
4:32am
WFRV. Manitowoc County schools release statement in response to spike in COVID-19 cases.
4:11am
Marshfield News Herald. Stratford students asked to pack lunches after positive COVID-19 case shuts down food service. 
4:00am
WXOW. College asks for off-campus gatherings to stop. 
3:56am
Fox 11. As COVID-19 spreads on college campuses, UWO is cracking down. 
3:53am
WBAY. St. Bernard Catholic School: School-wide quarantine in place, no in-person classes until October 5. 
3:52am
WBAY. Shawano School District to begin all virtual learning starting Tuesday. 
3:51am
WKBT. La Crosse schools extend virtual learning to Oct. 11. 
3:45am
WTMJ. Oconomowoc school district transitions to face-to-face learning model with virtual option. 
3:41am
Spectrum News. UW investigating hundreds of students for breaking COVID-19 protocol. 

Local

4:04pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Cullen. County Board adopts resolution expanding access to polling locations. 
3:13pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. Measure providing housing support to MATC sutdents approved.
2:34pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Milwaukee County Transit System creates new bus route to connect residents with jobs at Amazon facility in Oak Creek.
12:26pm
City of Milwaukee. Mayor Barrett announces launch of Milwaukee Restart 2.0.
12:01pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. 2020 Census deadline drawing near, now just six days away.
11:31am
Dane County Executive, Board of Supervisors. Announce plans to pursue development of mental health triage and retoration center.
4:14am
Racine Mayor Mason. City to hold voter registration event Saturday at Festival Hall. 

1:39pm
WFRV. Officials investigating box of mail, absentee ballots found in Outagamie County ditch. 
3:58am
CBS 58. Milwaukee protesters march on I-94 following decision in Breonna Taylor case. 

Congress

11:37am
Rep. Grothman. Workplace choice for individuals with disabilities.
9:47am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation authorizing funding for humanitarian assistance programs in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. 
4:18am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on government funding bill.
4:15am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Cosponsors bill to enhance federal penalties for criminals who target law enforcement. 

1:06pm
Reuters. Trump, eyeing Farm Country, starts working on ethanol industry's year-old wishlist. 
4:05am
Politico. 'The hits just keep coming': Congress stumbles from crisis to crisis. 
3:57am
WKOW. Sen. Johnson: Report renews questions about Biden's son; critics say it's the same debunked info. 
3:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ron Johnson report on Joe Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, but offers no evidence of wrongdoing. 
3:45am
WTMJ. '9-8-8': House of Representatives passes Baldwin's reform for 3-digit suicide hotline. 
3:44am
WISC. Helicopter safety legislation honors Madison mother and daughter who died in helicopter crash. 

Politics

4:21pm
Anderson for 47th Assembly. Police reform, here's how...
2:42pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Senator Testin: Does he care more about China than his own Constituents?
1:32pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'I just decided I couldn't stand it anymore:' Janine Geske, former state Supreme Court justice, endorses Joe Biden for president.
12:35pm
UW-Marquette. New Marquette Law School poll finds two-thirds of American public approve of U.S. Supreme Court job performance.
11:04am
Winker for 38th Assembly. Promotes expanded passenger rail at Columbus train station, Wed Sept 30th 4pm.
11:02am
WisDems. Kapanke's crusade to cancel health coverage.
10:31am
Pfaff for 32nd Senate. Tours Western Wisconsin Technical College Apprenticeship and Industry Tranining Center. 
9:57am
DPW. Ott's record fails seniors. 
8:55am
UW-Madison. Battleground state poll shows Biden with persistent but surmountable leads. 
8:54am
Stafsholt for 10th Senate. Announces key endorsements. 
8:54am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Where do Wisconsin state legislative candidates stand on non-partisan redistricting reform? 

9:52am
AP. Records: Mail delivery lags behind targets as election nears. 
9:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pandemic, campus shutdowns add additional hurdles for Wisconsin's college voters. 
9:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. New poll finds big gulf on top issues between Biden, Trump voters in battleground states. 
4:01am
The Hill. Trump refuses to commit to peaceful transition of power. 

Wednesday September 23, 2020

Governor

4:08pm
Sen. Smith. Statement on broadband expansion grant investment. 
3:32pm
Gov. Evers. Announces more than $5 million in CARES Act funding for Broadband Expansion.
10:24am
Rep. McGuire. Statement on Kenosha small business relief program. 
9:53am
Rep. Ohnstad. Announce millions in loan funds for Kenosha businesses. 
9:52am
Sen. Wirch. Applauds state aid to Kenosha businesses. 
9:09am
Gov. Evers. And WEDC announce $4 million available in loans to aid Kenosha businesses. 

12:31pm
U.S. News & World Report. More loan money available for rebuilding Kenosha businesses. 

Budget

3:31am
CBS 58. Wisconsin state agencies cutting $300 million, including $45 million at UW system. 

Legislative

4:40pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Governor continues to ignore Legislature, courts in pandemic response. 
4:23pm
Rep. Kuglitsch. Opposes governor's mask extension. 
4:11pm
Sen. Kooyenga, Rep. Hutton. Letter to Wauwatosa Mayor McBride urging preparedness for possible further unrest.
3:37pm
WASB. Letter to Sen. Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos regarding statutory relief.
3:20pm
Rep. Shankland. Applauds new funding for Broadband Expansion.
2:23pm
Rep. Gallagher. Applauds Secretary Pompeo's visit to Wisconsin State Capitol. 
1:01pm
Sen. Carpenter. Republican senators convene to pass the buck.
12:07pm
Sen. Larson. "Our senate chamber is not a prop." - Senator Larson reaction to Sec. Pompeo's Madison visit.
10:25am
Sen. Smith. Column: How "doing nothing" works for politicians. 

2:35pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pompeo speaks to GOP lawmakers at state Capitol. 

State Agencies

2:43pm
WHEDA. Altoro gains national appointment on advisory board of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
11:53am
DWD. August local employment and unemployment data released.
9:08am
DNR. More hunters and organizations encouraged to join the fight against chronic wasting disease. 
9:07am
WEDC. Accepting applications for Entrepreneurship Support Program. 

3:49am
WSAW. August incident prompts operational changes at Lincoln Hills. 

Economy/Business

12:26pm
Coextruded Plastic Technologies. Molds energy efficiency into operations, earns award.
12:20pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Viral marketing pro, entrepreneur Jacques joins 2020 Early Stage Symposium line-up.

10:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. More than 40 percent of 2020 farm income projected to come from federal payments. 
4:32am
WAOW. Ginseng farmers included in expanded Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. 
3:35am
WKOW. Dane County restaurant's closing possible harbinger of things to come. 

Coronavirus

12:34pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. COVID-19 and the Childcare: “I Don’t Feel Like I’m Worth Anything”
11:56am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Statement on COVID-19 in Wisconsin.
3:57am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Governor Evers violates state law again with third covid emergency declaration. 

2:41pm
Wausau Daily Herald. Aspirus sees highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations since the pandemic began. 
2:35pm
WTMJ. DHS Chief Medical Officer Ryan Westergaard says pandemic 'could be worse' in Wisconsin without mask mandate. 
12:28pm
CNBC. CDC director says more than 90% of Americans remain susceptible to the coronavirus. 
4:32am
CBS 58. Governor Evers' extension on the mask mandate brings mixed reaction from area leaders. 
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin college towns top nationwide list for rapid spread of COVID-19. 
4:02am
Reuters. Wisconsin sounds alarm after surge in COVID-19 cases as nation surpasses 200,000 deaths. 
3:58am
The Hill. FDA to soon issue tougher emergency vaccine standards: report. 
3:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Chicago puts Wisconsin on quarantine list for second time. 
3:51am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin sees record-breaking hospitalizations due to coronavirus. 
3:41am
Fox 11. Local doctors discuss mask mandate extension as hospitalizations reach record level. 
3:36am
NBC 15. GOP leaders call new mask order 'mind-boggling' and 'illegal.'
3:35am
NBC 15. Concerns over elderly patients amid visitor restrictions at Madison hospitals. 
3:33am
WKOW. UW-Platteville Chancellor reacts to latest emergency order. 

Statewide

3:50am
WSAW. Wisconsin leads nation in deadly falls among elderly as experts say it could get worse. 

Courts

9:26am
District II Court of Appeals. Scott Dhein v. Frankenmuth Mutual Insurance Company. 

2:29pm
Mliwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP appeals ruling that extended time to count Wisconsin absentee ballots. 
2:29pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin Legislature appeals absentee ballot ruling. 
3:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Supreme Court refuses to hear lame-duck lawsuit. 
3:30am
WTMJ. Lawsuit alleges Facebook allowed militia groups to promote conspiracy theories that led to Rittenhouse shootings. 

Education

3:41pm
Uw-Eau Claire. Students see opportunities in new Center for Racial and Restorative Justice.
11:51am
UW-Stout. Packaging majors help move essential COVID-19 products to market.
9:27am
American Federation for Children. Support for school choice surges as schools start.  
9:03am
UW-Eau Claire. Announces final decision following investigation of racist social media posts. 

10:44am
WKOW. Mineral Point School District continuing with hybrid learning model. 
10:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. With COVID-19 on the rise in Wisconsin, many school have transitioned to virtual learning. 
10:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison lifts dorm quarantine, will resume some in-person classes. 
4:27am
Racine Journal Times. Kenosha Unified staffing levels return to normal after many call in sick, but 7 schools continue online this week. 
3:56am
WCLO. School District of Beloit extends online learning one week. 
3:46am
WAOW. UWSP 'prepared to pivot' to online learning. 
3:45am
WKBT. Potential inaccurate school enrollment data could affect funding for schools, expert says. 
3:44am
WEAU. UW-La Crosse requiring negative test results for students moving back to campus. 
3:42am
WBAY. UW-Green Bay bucking the coronavirus trend. 
3:42am
WFRV. UW-Oshkosh students, staff hope to slow spread of coronavirus on campus. 
3:31am
WTMJ. Washington-Ozaukee Health Department: 'Known positive kids have gone to school.'

Local

3:25pm
Touchdowns for Hope. Oren and Jocelyn Burks of the Green Bay Packers will host Touchdowns for Hope virtual charity gala on October 2.
12:46pm
Rape Crisis Center. Names Missy Mael and Dana Pellebon co-executive directors.
12:01pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Milwaukee Police Department continues discriminatory stop-and-frisks despite 2018 settlement of lawsuit, data shows.
11:42am
Thysse, Arch Electric, Legacy Solar Co-op. Thysse partners with Arch Electric for solar roof install.
4:06am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Introduces 2021 Executive Budget. 

3:38am
WISC. Dane County budget to include plan for minority-owned business hub on Madison's south side. 

Congress

4:39pm
Wisconsin Family Action. President Trump steps up again for life. 
2:15pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senate democrats release new report detailing how health care and reproductive rights are at risk with new supreme court vacancy.
9:05am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Grassley release report on conflicts-of-interest investigation. 
4:07am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement following vote on continuing resolution. 
4:05am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. No American deaths since Taliban peace treaty. 

10:29am
The Hill. Top GOP senators say Hunter Biden's work 'cast a shadow' over Obama Ukraine policy. 
3:54am
Politico. House approves stopgap spending measure to avert shutdown. 
3:53am
AP. Senate GOP plans vote on Trump's court pick before election. 
3:51am
WXPR. Wisconsin wolf population tops 1,100, Tiffany introduces legislation to delist wolves. 

Politics

12:37pm
UW-Marquette. New Marquette Law School poll finds almost half of voters nationwide rate choice of next supreme court justice as "very important".
11:04am
UW-Madison. New Battleground Poll results coming Thursday.
10:24am
Lee for 14th Assembly. Where is Rep. Robyn Vining? 
10:23am
RPW. ICYMI: Bryan Steil stands for law and order while Dem opponent supports rioters. 
9:28am
Schierl for 55th Assembly. Stands ready and open to fair, unbiased debate. 
9:06am
Schachtner for 10th Senate. Long-serving Republican District Attorney endorses. 
9:05am
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Releases new TV ad highlighting his work to preserve our Wisconsin way of life. 

3:50am
The Hill. FBI, DHS warn that foreign hackers will likely spread disinformation around election results. 
3:44am
WBAY. Referendum on November ballot in Winnebago County is raising questions. 
3:39am
Fox 11. Officials say additional time could be useful after extension of absentee ballot deadline. 

Tuesday September 22, 2020

Budget

3:46pm
Rep. Nygren. Gov. Evers' misplaced priorities create whiplash and hurt education...again.
12:31pm
Gov. Evers. Department of Administration announces $300 million in cost savings targeted.

Legislative

10:08am
Rep. Allen. Education or indoctrination?
9:04am
Leg. Council. The California Consumer Privacy Act. 
4:32am
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on officer involved incident.

State Agencies

3:35pm
DMA. Red Arrow veteran killed in WWII receives headstone after 76 years.
2:12pm
DNR. First-ever invasive carp state case: DNR investigartion shows illegal sales in Madison.
9:17am
DNR. Debuts new hunting regulations pamphlet. 
4:38am
DOJ. UPDATE: Kenosha officer-involved shooting.

4:38am
Fox 6. Independent consultant will review police shooting of Jacob Blake. 
4:04am
WISN. Corrections department deputy secretary tapped to head DWD. 

Economy/Business

9:00am
WMC. Top 16 announced in Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest. 

4:15am
Stevens Point Journal. From jobs to housing, the coronavirus pandemic has transformed Wisconsin's economy. 
3:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Survey finds 33% of Wisconsin restaurants could close within six months. 
3:49am
NBC 15. A third of WI restaurants likely to close in six months, says survey. 
3:41am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee warns more than 50 businesses over health order violations, including mask mandate. 
3:40am
Milwaukee Biz Times. P.F. Chang's cutting employment hours at Wisconsin locations. 

Coronavirus

4:49pm
Rep. Born. Statement on Evers' use of inaccurate information. 
4:19pm
Rep. Gundrum. Opposes mask mandate extension. 
3:18pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Statement on COVID-19 pandemic behaviors. 
3:16pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Statement on Governor Evers' mandate: It is time to convene and vote it down.
3:14pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on Governor Tony Evers' new Declaration of Public Health Emergency.
3:07pm
Rep. Duchow. Opposes Governor's latest overreach.
2:26pm
Speaker Vos Statement: Illegal extension by Governor Evers.
1:55pm
WMC. Statement on Gov. Evers mask mandate extension.
1:36pm
Sen. Kapenga. Legislature needs to act to repeal latest overreach by Governor Evers.
12:25pm
WPHA, WALHDAB Support emergency order announcement.
11:54am
Rep. Dittrich Condemns Governor's continued power grab.
11:48am
Sen. Nass Calls for immediate session of the legislature to stop Evers republican leadership needs to stop hiding behind court actions...time to vote!
11:40am
Sen. Stroebel The state legislature must act to rescind unlawful order.
11:36am
Rep. Allen Mask mandate still an unconstitutional, unscientific travesty.
11:33am
Sen. Fitzgerald Statement on illegal emergency order extension.
11:25am
Rep. Spreitzer Statement on new public health emergency.
11:22am
Sen. Craig Responds to Evers' unlawful mask mandate...again!
10:52am
Rep. Neubauer. New public health emergency order, mask mandate released. 
10:36am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Governor Evers' extension of mask order. 
10:10am
Rep. Horlacher. We must overturn the statewide mask mandate. 
9:44am
Gov. Evers. Declares new public health emergency due to campus outbreaks, issues new face coverings order. Executive Order #90. 
9:01am
DVA. Letter to King members regarding COVID-19.

2:18pm
WFRV. Wisconsin COVID-19 7-day average continues to rise amid new mask order. 
2:17pm
WISC. Thompson on Evers' mask extension: UW System creating 'culture of responsibility' with students. 
2:16pm
WTMJ. State Sen. Nass calls for legislative session to stop Gov. Evers' new face-covering mandate. 
2:16pm
WXOW. Winona County issues travel advisory to 'leisure activities' in La Crosse County. 
2:06pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19 pandemic prompts drive-thru flu shots in Wisconsin. 
11:04am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers extends Wisconsin's mask mandate until Nov. 21. 
11:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers extends statewide mask mandate.
11:01am
Reuters. U.S. surpasses grim milestone of 200,000 COVID-19 deaths. 
9:16am
WKOW. Rock County prepared to issue mask order if statewide mandate expires. 
4:17am
Wausau Daily Herald. Marathon County COVID-19 surge exceeds contact tracing capacity, according to health department. 
4:16am
La Crosse Tribune. Mayo adds restrictions due to COVID spike. 
3:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Department of Health Services: House-to-house trick-or-treating 'is not recommended.'
3:53am
WBAY. Local COVID-19 numbers trending wrong way for fans to be allowed inside Lambeau Field. 
3:52am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Per capita cases of COVID-19 in Oconto County now higher than state level. 
3:50am
WBAY. Green Bay hospitals experience record-breaking COVID-19 hospitalizations. 
3:48am
NBC 15. Over $8 million to be given to farmers in financial need from COVID-19. 
3:47am
Fox 9. Wisconsin sees highest COID-19 case growth in the U.S. over last 2 weeks. 
3:45am
WTMJ. Wisconsin National Guard has processed almost half a million COVID-19 tests. 
3:44am
WISC. Over 1.3K new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wisconsin; 7-day average for positivity rate now at 16.4%.
3:43am
Fox 11. Percentage of positive coronavirus tests remains high as overall testing down. 
3:36am
The Hill. Government watchdog finds supply shortages are harming U.S. coronavirus response. 

Statewide

10:35am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Overcoming dental anxiety during a pandemic: 5 stress-reducing tips for your next appointment. 

Courts

3:11pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court Vos v. Kaul-order.
1:11pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Praise for Judge Conley’s prudent decision on voting.
4:28am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synposes. 

3:34am
The Hill. Judge extends Wisconsin's mail-in voting deadline. 

Education

3:57pm
UW-Madison. New vaccine strategy harnesses ‘foot soldier’ T-cells to provide protection against influenza.
 
2:42pm
UW-Stevens Point. Managing COVID-19 cases, prepared to pivot.
12:35pm
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Teacher and principal nominations can now be submitted online.
10:55am
UW-Stout. Enginering technology student interns at company helping to stop COVID-19. 
9:55am
UW-Madison. Meet the UW-Madison Class of 2024. 
8:59am
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Announces new position to lead diversity, equity and inclusion recruitment efforts. 
4:29am
UW-Eau Claire. 'Racing Toward Justice' series begins Sept. 29. 
4:29am
UW-Eau Claire. Establishes The Center for Racial and Restorative Justice. 

12:20pm
Jefferson County Daily Union. Fort Atkinson schools switching to all-virtual Wednesday. 
12:17pm
NBC 15. Two Janesville schools extend online learning after COVID-19 found in community. 
9:15am
Fox 11. All Oshkosh schools to go virtual starting Thursday. 
4:26am
WBAY. More schools switching to online learning as COVID-19 activity spikes. 
4:23am
Fox 11. Menasha schools, Freedom and Hilbert high schools move to virtual learning. 
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dane County again urges UW-Madison to move classes online, send dorm residents home. 
4:04am
WEAU. La Crosse colleges respond to county surge in COVID cases. 
3:47am
Fox 11. Oshkosh supt. warns back to in-person learning 'not possible' until COVID spread stops. 
3:39am
WKBT. COVID-19 disrupts not only education methods but also budget planning. 
3:37am
WKBT. UWL outlines COVID-19 'Eagles Return Safely' plan aiming for Oct. 2 in-person classes. 
3:32am
U.S. News & World Report. UW leader: County needs to stop wishing students were gone. 
3:31am
WSAW. Community spread of COVID-19 surging, affecting Marathon County schools. 

Local

4:50pm
City of Sun Prairie. Named as one of the Best Places to Live in America by Money Magazine. 
1:25pm
Milwaukee Common Council Members. We have your back, Colectivo workers.
11:30am
Dane County Executive Parisi Announces first 2021 budget initiative: $2 million for urban league to acquire property for minority owned business hub.
10:56am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. 2021 Executive Budget Address. 
10:37am
City of Madison. Public Safety Review Committee invites public input on police department budget. 
4:42am
Milwaukee Health Department. Introducing the Interim Commissioner of Health, Marlaina Jackson. 

9:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee to lose 120 police officer positions under Mayor Tom Barrett's 'sobering' 2021 proposed budget. 

Congress

4:17pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. House of Representatives passes bipartisan reform to create three-digit suicide prevention hotline. 
1:20pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on republicans to stand for science, support bill to stop Trump Administration's political interference in COVID-19 response.
11:52am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Calls on house leadership to cancel October recess, pass Coronavirus relief.
10:09am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces Amy and Jocelyn Gannon Helicopter Tour Safety Act. 
10:09am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Calls on AG Barr to investigate Kenosha riots. 

4:21am
Politico. Hill leaders feud over short-term spending bill to avoid shutdown. 
3:30am
Reuters. Senators urge bankruptcy judge to reject Purdue Pharma CEO bonus. 

Politics

4:19pm
DPW. Jim Ott takes 150-day taxpayer funded vacation. 
4:17pm
DPW. Novak is nowhere to be found. 
3:27pm
Polack for 1st Congress Calls on Steil to stop lying.
1:42pm
Becker for 33rd Assembly. Assembly candidate's wife tests positive for Coronavirus.
9:56am
Wisconsin Conservation Voices. On National Voter Registration Day, Milwaukee nonprofits highlight their work to make voting more accessible. 
9:03am
Priorities USA Action. New TV ad highlights Trump's tax cuts for the rich and attempt to use Supreme Court to destroy Affordable Care Act. 
9:02am
NFIB Wisconsin. Small business endorse Scott Fitzgerald for election to Congress. 
9:00am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Participates in National Voter Registration Day. 
4:45am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Today is National Voter Registration Day. 
4:40am
Stuck for 8th Congress. Announces campaign Mental Health & Addiction Recovery Advisory Committee. 

9:14am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Milwaukee Bucks "Bucks Vote" T-shirt will benefit ALCU of Wisconsin, League of Women Voters of Milwaukee. 
3:59am
USA Today. 'He loves his rallies:' Biden says Trump puts supporters at risk with big events while keeping himself safe. 
3:58am
Reuters. Biden bashes Trump's leadership on pandemic, Trump attacks Biden on trade.
3:57am
WTMJ. Joe Biden: Replacing Ginsburg should wait because 'we're in the middle of an election.'
3:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. In Manitowoc, Biden rips Trump over COVID-19 response as cases surge in Wisconsin. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:42am
WISC. 'Ballots are secure as they can be': Local clerks emphasize security behind absentee ballot drop boxes. 

Monday September 21, 2020

Governor

4:18pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Jon Richards and Reyna Morales to the Milwaukee County Circuit Court.  
4:33am
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

3:35am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Evers fires DWD Secretary Caleb Frostman as unemployment claims backlog persists. 

Budget

1:35pm
U.S. News & World Report. DNR seeks 10-year stewardship renewal.
3:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican Rep. John Nygren rips DNR for not requesting PFAS cleanup dollars. 

Legislative

4:17pm
Sen. Larson. Letter to U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Johnson regarding Supreme Court confirmation. 
1:01pm
Rep. Dittrich The importance of Workforce Development during COVID.
9:54am
Wisconsin Towns Association. Rep. Tranel receives Friend of Towns award. 

State Agencies

4:16pm
AG Kaul. Announces cleanup agreement for Wisconsin Public Service Corporation Superfund site in Marinette. 
3:55pm
DWD. Unemployment data information release.
2:12pm
PSC of Wisconsin. Schedules webinars for Broadband Expansion Grant applicants.
1:30pm
DNR. Enrollment open for landowners to provide public access to private lands in Wisconsin.
1:28pm
DOR, DATCP. Wisconsin Farm Support Program distributes over $8 million in second round of funding.
1:06pm
DMA. Disasters don’t wait — make sure children are prepared.
11:48am
DNR. The show must go on: Annual fall color extravaganza beginning in northwoods.
11:46am
DNR. Environmental review of the village of Bruce for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP).
9:34am
Wisconsin Lottery. $1.9 million dollar Megabucks ticket claimed by Neenah man. 
8:51am
DNR. Notified of possible separate contamination issue at Marinette facility that has paused PFAS treatment. 

9:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR aims to collect 24K samples for chronic wasting disease testing. 
3:56am
WISN. Veterans cemetery in Racine County has burial backlog. 

Economy/Business

4:26am
Janesville Gazette. COVID-19 effect starts to hit Milton Avenue retail corridor with permanent restaurant, store closures. 
3:44am
CNBC. Coronavirus recession ends for the rich but is far from over for lower-income communities. 
3:42am
Milwaukee Business Journal. 'Decimated' Wisconsin Center District implements layoffs, furloughs. 

Coronavirus

12:36pm
Madison Capitols. Suspend Operations for 2020-2021 Campaign.
11:15am
DMA. 21 SEPTEMBER UPDATE: Wisconsin National Guard will surpassed half-million COVID-19 tests today as it continues specimen collection this week.
4:42am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. COVID-19 continues to spread quickly in community, renews call for UW campus to go virtual. 
4:00am
Milwaukee Health Department. Business update. 

12:39pm
CNBC. CDC says it erroneously posted guidance that said coronavirus spreads through air and travels beyond 6 feet. 
10:10am
WTMJ. Busy day at two Milwaukee COVID-19 testing sites, but health leaders say still not enough people are being tested. 
9:59am
The Hill. CDC quietly shifts guidance on coronavirus transmission through the air. 
4:06am
NBC 26. Percentage of daily positive COVID-19 tests rise to 20% in Wis. 
3:58am
Newsweek. North Dakota, Wisconsin and Missouri report most COVID infections since start of pandemic. 
3:54am
KPVI. Sawyer County move to give teeth to public health orders. 
3:45am
Politico. Millions of children may miss pandemic food aid as states scramble to meet Trump administration mandate. 
3:41am
AP. Analysis: U.S. to hit 200K dead; Trump sees no need for regret. 
3:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Advances in ICU care are saving more patients who have COVID-19. 
3:28am
USA Today. A fall 'twindemic'? As U.S. nears 200,000 coronavirus deaths, experts fear COVID-19, flu may be a deadly combo. 
3:26am
WISC. 'The data tells the real story of what's happening': Parisi cites UW-Madison reopening as reason for Dane Co. COVID-19 case spike. 

Statewide

1:34pm
Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging. State efforts battle growing falls crisis in Wisconsin.
9:10am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. August 2020 Home Sales Report. 

3:48am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin public records advocates worry about Marsy's Law. 

Courts

1:21pm
Clean Wisconsin Circuit court upholds permit denial, protecting "imperiled" wetlands.

4:14pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge gives Wisconsin voters more time to return absentee ballots. Wisconsin State Journal. 
1:23pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge denies key permit for Monroe County sand project; Meteor Timber sought to fill rare wetlands. 
3:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Judge finds state improperly released test scores to media. 

Education

2:26pm
UW-Madison. Shared protein fingerprint could simplify treatment of common inherited heart disease.
2:16pm
UW-Madison. Chancellor Blank to County Executive: Partner with us in enforcing safe behavior off-campus.
2:15pm
UW-Madison. New national imaging center has potential to transform medicine.
12:47pm
Charter Communications. Relaunches Free 60-Day Spectrum Internet & WiFi Offer to Help Connect New Households With K-12 and College Students or Educators
12:02pm
UW-Eau Claire. Exhibit highlights the Chippewa Valley women who fought for the right to vote.
11:32am
UW-Stout. UW-Stout student awarded prestigious Gilman Scholarship for study abroad.
10:59am
UW-Platteville. Highly-competitive federal grant to bring $1.1 million new investment to region.
9:08am
UW-Eau Claire. Renowned scientist to discuss Antarctic seals during Sept. 24 livestream. 
4:00am
Milwaukee Health Department. School plans update.

1:19pm
Fox 11. Oshkosh high schools moving to virtual learning for two weeks. 
1:19pm
WTMJ. More than 276 teachers at Kenosha Unified School District call in sick Monday, schools move to virtual learning.
4:41am
WEAU. UW-River Falls temporarily shifts to remote learning, implements shelter-in-place for campus housing.
4:37am
ABC News. Colleges scrapping spring break amid travel concerns during coronavirus pandemic. 
3:52am
Fox 6. 'Surge of absences' means virtual learning for some KUSD students. 
3:51am
Fox 6. COVID-19 cases prompt school changes in southeastern Wisconsin. 
3:42am
WTMJ. Local teacher's union leaders push to end in-person classes in Wisconsin. 
3:33am
WKOW. UW President defends football testing access, admits some chancellors opposed reopening. 
3:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Monroe High School to close for 2 weeks due to COVID-19 outbreak. 
3:22am
Beloit Daily News. Six Beloit College students test positive for COVID-19. 

Local

2:03pm
City of Madison. Issues plea for all to complete census despite confusion.
11:54am
Milwaukee Sheriff Lucas Rescues Man from the Hoan Bridge.
11:27am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. PSC votes to extend moratorium on utility disconnections until spring.
10:03am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Milwaukee County announces mortgage assistance program. 

4:19am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County District Attorney seeks state funds to keep staff as grant set to run out in 2021. 

Congress

1:42pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads colleagues to urge judge to reject $3.5 million bonus for CEO of bankrupt Purdue Pharma.
4:32am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on U.S. Supreme Court nomination and Senate confirmation process. 
4:32am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 
4:31am
Milwaukee Ald Coggs. Statement on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 
4:27am
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. Statement on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 
4:08am
Opportunity Wisconsin. Calls on Senator Johnson to honor Justice Ginsburg's last wish and his own rule: No SCOTUS appointment before the election. 

4:15am
The Hill. GOP set to release controversial Biden report. 
3:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin politicians react to death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 
3:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Ron Johnson says GOP should confirm a new justice this year, despite his 2016 opposition to filling election-year vacancies. 
3:46am
AP. 2020 serves another blow as Ginsburg's death ignites fight. 
3:38am
WKOW. Sen. Tammy Baldwin calls for U.S. Supreme Court nomination to wait until election. 
3:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. In a change from 2016 stance, Ron Johnson favors vote on SCOTUS nominee. 

Politics

4:27pm
UW-Madison. Make your plans to register and vote now. 
3:11pm
UW-Marquette. Law school poll to release national survey of public views of the U.S. supreme court, Sept. 23
2:22pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Joe Biden visits union facility in Manitowoc.
1:36pm
RPW. Biden is bad for workers, would bow to China.
9:07am
Priorities USA Action, Senate Majority PAC, For Our Future, LCV Victory Fund, NextGen America, and America Votes. Announce partnership aimed at expanding vote by mail program. 
8:53am
United Way, LeaderEthics Wisconsin. Vote Safe Project - a virtual discussion on the voting process and safety. 
8:52am
Bradley for 28th Senate. NRA endorses. 
8:52am
League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County. Releases results of young Latinx voter study. 
4:43am
Anderson for 47th Assembly. Accepting bitcoin, challenging Ethics Commission, again. 
4:09am
Republican Party of Dane County. Black lives have mattered to Republicans for over 160 years!

4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats see 'organizing, advertising' and overall message as keys to victory in Wisconsin. 
3:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's mask mandate mostly ignored at Republican events. 
3:40am
Spectrum News. 'You can do anything': Katzenmeyer is the first transgender woman to win Milwaukee-Waukesha election. 
3:34am
WKOW. Voters confused by group's inaccurate voter registration text messages. 
3:25am
WISC. Biden on Wisconsin surpassing 100,000 COVID-19 cases: Consequence of Trumps 'failure of leadership.'
3:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Biden headed to Manitowoc day after state hits 100,000 COVID-19 cases. 

Friday September 18, 2020

Governor

4:43pm
Sen. Kapenga. It's about time!
3:20pm
Gov. Evers. Asks for resignation of Workforce Development Secretary. 

4:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin, Evers: Funding promised by Trump to help Kenosha can't be used to rebuild. 

Budget

2:21pm
Rep. Nygren. DNR's budget request fails to address PFAS contamination. 

3:08am
Cap Times. State superintendent says DPI budget proposal will include increases in mental health, special education funding. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

4:06pm
Wisconsin Grocers Association. Senator Cowles receives "Friend of Grocers" award. 
1:17pm
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit assess IT needs assesment, procurement, and security. 
11:51am
LAB. Report 20-12: Master Lease Program. Briefing Sheet. Highlights. 
11:50am
LAB. Report 20-11: IT needs assessment, procurement, and security (DOA). Briefing Sheet. Highlights. 
11:49am
LAB. Report 20-10: IT needs assessment, procurement, and security (UW System). Briefing Sheet. Highlights
10:15am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Hunting: An important social distancing activity. 

11:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. State committee extends suspension of unemployment work search requirements. 

State Agencies

3:15pm
DOJ. Sheboygan County nuse charged with medical assistance fraud while failing to provide care to frail toddler. 
9:10am
DHS. Wisconsin awarded $16.7 million federal grant to counter addictions to opioids and stimulants. 
3:48am
PSC. Votes to extend the COVID-19 utility disconnection moratorium to November 1. 

3:36am
WKBT. Wisconsin PSC extends moratorium on disconnecting utilities to Nov. 1. 
3:06am
U.S. News & World Report. DNR estimates wolf population up about 13%.

Economy/Business

10:14am
Business Health Care Group, The Alliance, WMC. New research shows wide hospital price disparities in Wisconsin, high prices. 

11:25am
CNBC. Metrics show consumers pulling back on spending in September as Congress debates second stimulus. 
11:24am
USA Today. 'This is going to bankrupt me': Americans rack up $45B worth of medical debt in collections. 
3:23am
Kenosha News. White House trade advisor says Foxconn project 'will bear great fruit.' Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bars, restaurants near UW-Madison express mixed feelings about return of big ten football. 
3:10am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin added 16,700 private sector jobs in August. Wisconsin Public Radio. 
3:01am
Fox 6. Milwaukee restaurants, bars adapt to COVID-19 safety changes. 

Coronavirus

11:52am
Sen. Hansen. Statement: The passing of Heidi Hussli. 
9:08am
Milwaukee Health Department. Phase 4.1 order update. 
3:49am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Statement: Passing of Wisconsin teacher due to COVID-19. 

2:58pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin breaks record of daily positive cases for third day in less than a week. 
1:21pm
NBC 15. Dane Co. average COVID-19 cases per day nearly doubles since last week. 
1:07pm
AP. CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash. 
3:47am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Bay Port teacher dies after being hospitalized with COVID-19, Howard-Suamico School District says. 
3:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New coronavirus cases reach all-time high of 2,000 as young people, schools drive surge. 
3:45am
WISN. COVID-19 cases spike in young adults, experts say they're from college campuses. 
3:43am
WEAU. The 20-29 age group continues to lead Eau Claire County in COVID-19 cases. 
3:40am
WXOW. Nursing homes, care facilities seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases. 
3:16am
The Hill. Controversial CDC guidelines were written by HHS officials, not scientists: reports. 
3:13am
The Hill. Second GOP senator to quarantine after exposure to coronavirus. 
3:00am
Fox 6. 'Worse it's ever been:' Wisconsin sees record virus case increase. 
2:59am
WXPR. Forest County case rate jumps to 1002, nearly double the second highest county case rate. 

Statewide

3:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Decision in Blake case approaches, in a process born of another Kenosha police shooting. 

Courts

12:26pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Judge ruled DPI violated state law in release of 2019 school choice data. 

3:00pm
WKOW. La Crosse man files suit against governor, city clerk over mask order. 
3:03am
U.S. News &  World Report. U.S. judge blocks postal service changes that slowed mail. 

Education

7:12pm
UW System. Statement on UW-River Falls mitigation steps. 
4:06pm
UW-Platteville. Foundation covers application fees for prospective students. 
1:18pm
WIAC. Fall semester COVID-19 update. 
12:05pm
UW-Madison. 13th among public universities in Wall Street Journal rankings. 
3:28am
UW-Stevens Point. Wausau internship gives wildlife ecology major insights into black bears. 
3:27am
UW-Stevens Point. CWES offering weekend family camps this fall. 

1:19pm
WEAU. WIAC suspends all winter sports through December 31st, 2020. 
4:04am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo School District refuses to disclose number of COVID-19 cases. 
3:44am
WISN. 119 students, 10 teachers in quarantine after exposure to coronavirus. 
3:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Edgewood College reports 'spike' in COVID-19 cases, pauses athletics. 
3:25am
WKOW. Argyle Schools closed on Friday after staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 
3:24am
WKOW. Markesan School District temporarily closing following 'dramatic rise' in COVID-19 cases. 
3:12am
WQOW. Health department not recommending UWEC closure. 

Local

3:23pm
RYDE. Transit system to reinstitute paid service starting Monday, September 28th. 
2:55pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Applauds Milwaukee County Audit Committee's approval of Jeffery Roman's appointment as Director of the Office on African-American Affairs. 
2:54pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Applauds Milwaukee County Health and Human Needs Committee for approving Shakita LaGrant-McClain's appointment as Director of Health and Human Services. 

10:13am
Portage Daily Register. Heather Gove appointed as county HHS director, Chairman Vern Gove abstains. 
4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Groups contend county could face criminal charges for attempts to regulate large swine farms. 

Congress

4:28pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Klobuchar. Urge online platforms to take additional measures to stop voting related misinformation and disinformation. 
2:17pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. To DHS IG: Investigate alleged forced hysterectomies at ICE facility. 
9:09am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Rubio. Bipartisan resolution for National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. 

1:21pm
WISC. Sec. of State Pompeo to speak at Wisconsin State Capitol next week. 
3:26am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces the NERD Act. 
3:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A GOP colleague questions Sen. Ron Johnson's investigation of Joe Biden. 

Politics

3:50am
Zunker for 7th Congress. President Trump and Rep. Tom Tiffany risk Wisconsin lives with campaign visits to Marathon County. 
3:49am
RPW. Statement welcoming President Trump to Wisconsin. 

4:17am
AP. Trump heats up culture war in appeal to Wisconsin voters. 
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'A fundraiser of unusual size': Princess Bride reunion raises $4.25 million for Wisconsin Democrats. 
3:43am
WBAY. Concerns over counting absentee ballots. 
3:26am
USA Today. Russia 'very active' in 2020 election; antifa not a terror group, FBI director testifies. 
3:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Trump announces aid to farmers at Mosinee rally. 
3:19am
USA Today. Trump seeks to energize rural voters key to 2016 success in Wisconsin campaign rally. 
3:09am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats' high-profile fundraisers continue Thursday with stars of 'Parks and Rec.'
3:02am
WSAW. Congressional candidate Zunker says Trump rally is dangerous due to COVID cases. 

Thursday September 17, 2020

Governor

10:02am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Governor Tony Evers call on President Trump to keep his promise to deliver federal funding for Kenosha to rebuild. 

Legislative

3:59pm
Sen. Larson. Applauds Superintendent Stanford Taylor's vision for Wisconsin's public schools. 
2:26pm
Rep. Vruwink. Alice in Dairyland to tour Town of Plymouth farms. 
2:24pm
Assembly Democrats. Letter to WI Congressional Delegation regarding Georgia whistleblower complaint. 

State Agencies

2:41pm
DNR. A new method to count wolves, a better fit for Wisconsin. 
2:39pm
WEDC. And PSC to launch new broadband technical assistance pilot. 
1:02pm
AG Kaul. Joins 22-state coalition urging USDA to remove bureaucratic barriers threatening SNAP during pandemic. 
1:01pm
DOJ. UPDATE: Investigation of shooting in Mayville, Wis. 
12:20pm
DMA. One Huey - two intersecting lives. 
11:01am
DATCP. Increases consumer protection service access to Milwaukee area. 
9:47am
DMA. Madison-based Black Hawk unit receives Meritorious Unit Commendation for work on recent overseas deployment. 
9:21am
DNR. Offers robust statewide CWD testing. 
9:15am
ETF. And DFI awarded $100,000 grant to build employee financial wellness program. 
6:20am
DOJ. Investigation of shooting in Mayville, Wis. 

4:01am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee County defers accepting $15 million for youth detention center renovation. 
3:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Elections Commission: 19 reported cases of possible fraud over nearly 2 years. 

Economy/Business

1:41pm
Foxconn. "Tops off" 100-foot -high performance computing data center globe. 
12:21pm
Focus on Energy. Fuller's Milker Center butters up energy efficiency and receives honor. 
12:18pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin's unemployment rate falls to 6.2 percent; over 34,000 total non-farm jobs added in August. 

9:12am
Reuters. U.S. weekly jobless claims stuck at higher levels. 
3:42am
WISN. Lawmaker critical of Evers' handling of Wisconsin unemployment backlog. 
3:39am
WSAW. National aluminum shortage hits manufacturers, distributors. 

Coronavirus

2:37pm
La Crosse Tribune. State: La Crosse County posts 110 new cases. 
2:32pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Nearly 1,000 inmates, more than 200 staff in Wisconsin prisons have tested positive for coronavirus. 
2:31pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin sets new daily record of 2,034 COVID-19 cases. 
9:05am
La Crosse Tribune. 122 more cases in La Crosse County -- fastest rise in cases in U.S. 
9:05am
Oshkosh Northwestern. COVID hospitalizations have spiked in the Fox Valley. Health officials warn if behavior doesn't change, we could be in for a tough fall. 
4:34am
WISC. Masks will be required in Dane County, even if statewide mandate expires. 
4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin COVID-19 cases rise as September spike hits college towns.
4:14am
WQOW. Menomonie City Council to consider COVID ordinances. 
4:02am
Fox 11. With less than two weeks to go, it's unclear of the state mask mandate will be extended. 
4:00am
Fox 9. COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Cases increase 52% over the last 2 weeks, 4th highest rate in U.S. 
3:58am
Politico. Trump contradicts his CDC director over masks, vaccine timeline. 
3:52am
Fox 11. COVID-19 cases among college-aged adults on a rapid rise in Wisconsin. 
3:49am
Spectrum News. Uptick on COVID-19 cases a point of reflection for community. 
3:46am
WISC. Over 1.5K more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wisconsin as 11.5% of new tests come back positive. 
3:45am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. County Administration Committee approves health orders ordinance. 
3:44am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin counties top the nation in fastest-rising cases: NYT.
3:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) State Corrections head discusses COVID-19 in prisons. 

Environment/Outdoors

4:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Study finds more human than animal waste in Southwest Wisconsin wells. 

Statewide

1:05pm
Security Health Plan. Wisconsin residents may qualify for national emergency Special Enrollment Period. 
10:01am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Wisconsin property taxes and values both on the rise in latest data. 

4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  'A sobering reminder': Wisconsin had 52 victims of domestic violence homicide last year, and experts fear those numbers are growing.

Courts

6:11am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. St. Ambrose Academy v. Parisi - Petitioners' motion to strike respondents' motion to vacate the temporary injunction and dismiss the actions or in the alternative to stay the injunction. 
6:10am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. James v. Heinrich, WCRIS v. Heinrich, St. Ambrose Academy v. Parisi - order. 

3:53am
WKOW. State Supreme Court schedules arguments in Dane County school order case for December. 

Education

4:01pm
Edgewood College. A spike in positive cases. 
2:25pm
UW-Eau Claire. Foundation selling radio station license. 
12:22pm
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Remarks as prepared for delivery for 2020 Virtual State of Education Address. 
11:02am
UW-Madison. F.H. King group provides students, local community with fresh produce despite pandemic. 
9:01am
UW-Stout. Graduate caring for trauma patients, pursuing physician assistant license. 
6:08am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Statement about decision to hold Badger football games. 

2:36pm
WAOW. Port Edwards Elementary School closed because of COVID-19. 
9:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'I really didn't feel comfortable going back': Some Wisconsin teachers quit, or retire early, due to COVID-19 concerns. 
4:41am
USA Today. With COVID-19 complicating enrollment counts, public schools brace for impact on funding.
4:33am
CBS 58. Coronavirus cases at 19 schools in Washington and Ozaukee counties. 
4:15am
NBC 15. Beloit College to test all students weekly for COVID-19. 
4:15am
WBAY. Dozens of COVID-19 cases confirmed at St. Norbert College, infected students quarantined at area hotel. 
4:13am
WKBT. Just three days into in-person classes, West Salem transitioning back to virtual learning. 
3:52am
Chicago Tribune. COVID-19 cases have plummeted at Notre Dame since a two-week campus shutdown. Can that work for other universities struggling to contain the virus's spread? 
3:50am
WKOW. Vast majority of UW-Madison students who test positive for COVID-19 show symptoms. 
3:43am
WISN. Elementary school shutdown, ordered to quarantine after three positive cases. 

Local

1:04pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Announces Small Business Initiative Grants and Community Resource Navigator Employment Program. 
12:16pm
Spectrum. Announces $60,000 in Spectrum Digital Education Grants to further digital literacy in Milwaukee. 

10:00am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County hires its first county administrator. 
9:13am
AP. 300 and counting: Push by feds to arrest in U.S. protests.
3:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Fire chief: Damage from Kenosha unrest tops $11 million. 

Congress

12:17pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads bipartisan effort in urging action to address practices of pharmaceutical companies undermining 340B Program. 
11:00am
U.S. Rep. Tiffany. Introduces bill to scrap "One China Policy," resume normal ties with Taiwan. 
6:08am
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Kind. Introduce bill to support family farmers and strengthen Wisconsin dairy. 

2:34pm
WTMJ. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson quarantines after exposure to person with coronavirus. 
3:59am
WKBT. Wisconsin Reps. Kind, Gallagher propose dairy pricing, policy commission to address woes. 
3:58am
Politico. Senate Republicans shrug off Trump's call for larger Covid-19 relief measure. 
3:55am
The Hill. GOP senator blocks Schumer resolution aimed at Biden probe as tensions run high. 

Politics

3:31pm
Protect Our Care. Senator Tammy Baldwin, AG Josh Kaul, Sec. Kathleen Sebelius, and Wisconsinites highlight what's at stake for health care in 2020 election. 
12:23pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Publishes bilingual voter guide for general election. 
10:59am
National Association of Home Builders. Endorses Rep. Glenn Grothman for Congress. 
6:27am
Winker for 38th Assembly. Will debate Rep. Barb Dittrich in public forum hoste by city high school student group on Wed Sept. 23; program to be livestreamed and taped. 
6:25am
Fond du Lac County Democratic and Republican Parties. Joint statement condemning the vandalism, theft and destruction of yard signs. 
6:22am
Anderson for 47th Assembly. Father and son candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly. 

11:07am
WEAU. Vice President Pence to visit Eau Claire. 
4:08am
Politico. 'He helped the Trump campaign' Wisconsin's Democratic governor under fire. 
4:05am
WJFW. Investigates: Assembly candidate addresses mileage reimbursement double-dipping. 
4:03am
WTMJ. Wisconsin election officers: 'Do not try to vote twice.'
4:02am
La Crosse Tribune. District 3: Van Orden spotlighted by national GOP group in race against Kind. 
3:54am
WXPR. Rhinelander installs ballot drop box for November election. 
3:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Election officials refuse to allow deputies in nursing homes. 
3:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Assembly battle could hinge on suburban districts. 
3:34am
U.S. News & World Report. Vos: Veto-proof GOP majority probably unattainable. 

Wednesday September 16, 2020

Governor

4:18pm
Gov. Evers. Seeking Nominations for Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award.
11:31am
Gov. Evers And DOA Sec. Brennan announce more than $36 million for public infrastructure and facility projects.

Legislative

3:40pm
Rep. Ballweg. Tommy Bartlett Show announces closure.
3:29pm
Sen. Hansen. (Updated) Says Macco/Steffen police officer bill faces major hurdles in the State Senate.
1:02pm
Sen. Smith. Congratulates recipients of CDBG-PF project award.
11:11am
Sen. Smith. Column: Housing Crisis in a Pandemic.
10:30am
Rep. Allen. What is your child being taught in school?

State Agencies

1:36pm
DHS. New Call Center Expands Support for People in Emotional Distress.
12:57pm
Wisconsin Lottery. $119 Million Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold in Mount Pleasant First ever Mega Millions jackpot for WINsconsin
12:12pm
DNR. Citizen scientists honored for monitiring Wisconsin's natural resources.
10:15am
DNR. Emerald ash borer confirmed in Oconto and Shawano counties.  
10:14am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Small business owners invited to register for 7th annual Lieutenant Governor's Conference on Small Business Development. 
4:06am
DNR. To host online listening sessions Sept. 16 regarding PFAS deer tissue sampling and other investigation activities in Marinette, Peshtigo and surrounding communities. 

3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Most public water supplies in Wisconsin meet standards, but safe drinking water eludes some. 

Economy/Business

3:48pm
Fox Cities Chamber. Welcomes 2020-2021 leadership Fox Cities class.
10:12am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Announces winners of 2020 Business Awards. 
9:08am
Cornerstone Business Services, James Moore & Co, Velocity Advisory Group. Partnership launched to assist business owners with transition and exit planning. 

12:42pm
WSAW. Pandemic forces Tommy Bartlett Show to close for good. 
10:25am
Politico. Trump hails 'manufacturing miracle' as factories bleed jobs. 
9:29am
Reuters. U.S. consumer spending losing steam as fiscal stimulus ebbs. 
9:17am
CNBC. Yelp data shows 60% of business closures due to the coronavirus pandemic are now permanent. 
9:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DWD will not ask unemployment insurance recipients to repay $300 supplement. 
4:50am
WISC. 'Hesitantly exciting': Regent St. business prepares for possible return of fall Badger games. 
4:31am
Portage Daily Register. Amtrak to reduce train stops in Wisconsin due to pandemic. 
3:59am
Fox 6. 'Enormous strains:' Wisconsin unemployment wait continues for some. 
3:54am
WISN. Restaurant officials say more than a third of Wisconsin restaurants will go out of business within six months. 
3:44am
CBS 58. Milwaukee in-person dining restaurants could jeopardize their license without a COVID-19 safety plan. 
3:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Kohl's to cut 15 percent of corporate workforce amid sales slump. 

Coronavirus

2:01pm
Milwaukee Health Department. Restaurant and bar COVID-19 safety plans drop box available.

2:09pm
CNBC. CDC director says face masks may provide more protection than coronavirus vaccine. 
12:44pm
WTMJ. 8 Wisconsin cities on NYT's list of metro areas with fastest-growing COVID-19 numbers. 
12:41pm
AP. U.S outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines. 
4:04am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County Board rejects public health ordinance after residents accuse officials of trying to 'rule.'
4:03am
WQOW. Gov. Evers says COVID cases will continue to climb until people 'take it seriously.'
3:56am
WXPR. Forest County currently has the highest COVID-19 case rate of all counties in Wisconsin. 
3:55am
Fox 32. Chicago warns against Wisconsin travel, cites COVID spike. 
3:52am
WISN. Whitewater among top cities in country for new coronavirus cases. 
3:52am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Advocates call on Brown County to reinstate community COVID-19 testing as cases climb. 
3:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison COVID-19 outbreak impacts broader community, experts say. 
3:41am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin's coronavirus spread is spiking on multiple measures. 

Environment/Outdoors

12:54pm
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Corps of Engineers removing contaminated Howards Bay sediment.

9:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Well sampling completed in southwestern Wisconsin study, but questions remain about contamination. 

Statewide

3:35pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Study: Analysis of Health Care Costs Shows Wisconsin’s High Health Care Value
3:27pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities, Construction Business Group. New partnership increases transparency and accountability for construction contractors working in Wisconsin.
12:07pm
End Domestic Abuse WI. Releases Annual Wisconsin Domestic Violence Homicide Report: 2019 Homicides & a Review of 20 Years of Data

4:04am
WJFW. Engineers grade Wisconsin's infrastructure; state receives a C grade. 

Courts

6:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. James v. Heinrich, WCRIS v. Heinrich, St. Ambrose Academy v. Parisi - Motion to vacate the temporary injunction and dismiss the actions or in the alternative stay the injunction. 

Education

4:23pm
CORI. UW-Platteville and Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission selected to recieve highly competitive US economic development administration build to scale Venture Challenge grant.
3:46pm
UW-Eau Claire. $3 million gift to expand education, research about first amendment rights.
12:22pm
UW-Stout. Assistant chancellor named judge for Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
12:10pm
UW-Eau Claire. Virtual concerts, adapted masks and reorganized ensembles: Music in the time of coronavirus. 
11:22am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Public health contact tracing: Over 88% of UW students with COVID-19 report illness. 
11:05am
UW-Madison. Tuition refund deadline extended for students impacted by COVID-19.
9:22am
UW-Eau Claire. Composer helps to bring historic building to life. 
9:22am
UW-Madison Chancellor Blank. Statement on Big Ten return to competition. 
9:20am
Edgewood College. CUNA Mutual Group Foundation makes significant investment in Community Scholars Program. 
4:33am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Urges school leadership to continue providing grades 3-12 virtually. 
4:33am
UW-Madison. Teams top national competition to help middle class. 

9:20am
WISC. Big Ten officially reverses course, announces return of football season. 
9:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lake Mills Area School District stops in-person school, activities for rest of week due to COVID-19. 
4:25am
WISC. University, county disagree on next steps for semester. 
4:22am
NBC 15. Dane Co. urges schools to keep 3rd-12th graders home as it makes its case in court. 
3:56am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan Falls Middle School moves to virtual learning for 2 weeks after 'increase in absences due to COVID-19. 
3:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Iowa-Grant School District closes elementary/middle school for rest of week. 
3:49am
Wisconsin Dells Events. Two test positive for COVID-19 at Dells' Spring Hill Elementary School, classroom moves to virtual learning. 
3:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers defends UW System's handling of COVID-19 pandemic. 
3:47am
Janesville Gazette. Reversing course, UW-Whitewater says it will punish students for off-campus actions. 
3:46am
Cap Times. UW considers later tuition refund deadline, sees minimal housing cancellations. 
3:45am
CBS 58. 'It was a frenzy': Marquette students scramble to quarantine, grad workers union blames university. 

Local

3:38pm
Waukesha County Dept. of Emergency Preparedness. Waukesha county 911 dispatchers featured on new TV series.
1:57pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Letter to the Common Council reguarding payroll tax deferral.

Congress

4:26pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Celebrates introduction of Dairy pricing and policy commission.
9:09am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. To FDA: Maintain public trust in COVID-19 vaccine decision by making reviews transparent. 
4:40am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Dr. Fauci endorses vitamin D. 

10:25am
The Hill. GOP votes to authorize subpoenas, depositions in Obama-era probe. 
3:57am
WDIO. Baldwin, others introduce legislation to increase icebreaking capacity on Great Lakes. 

Politics

4:39am
Grothman for 6th Congres. Releases first TV ad: "Back Porch."

4:27am
LA Times. When will you know if Biden or Trump wins? It could depend on absentee ballot rules in these states. 
4:25am
AP. Politics creates economic illusion in Houdini's hometown. 
4:00am
Fox 11. Keep an eye on your mailbox; already requested absentee ballots will start arriving. 
3:47am
Cap Times. With court delay lifted, Wisconsin clerks race to send out absentee ballots to voters. 

Tuesday September 15, 2020

Governor

9:02am
Gov. Evers. Grants nine more pardons. 

3:45am
NBC 26. Wisconsin urging residents to enroll in special enrollment for health insurance. 

Legislative

4:31pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Wauwatosa Peace Officers' Association attempts to undermine Wauwatosa ad hoc committee. 
11:42am
Wisconsin Association for Justice. Wisconsin leaders should take a stand for safety: Legal immunity for COVID exposure puts Wisconsinites at risk. 
9:06am
WMC. Rep. Brooks receives "Working for Wisconsin" award. 
9:04am
Rep. Brooks. Receives the Conservative Excellence Award. 
4:23am
Sen. Cowles. Applauds Howard's partnership with HSSD to lessen the financial burden of COVID-19 on local schools. 

State Agencies

4:30pm
DMA. Wisconsin Emergency Management aids search for missing Sawyer County girl. 
2:07pm
AG Kaul. Announces $7.5 million in debt relief for former ITT students in Wisconsin. 
11:45am
Wisconsin Lottery. Milwaukee small business owner wins $82,000 Badger 5 jackpot. 
11:18am
DNR. And DHS issue Do Not Eat advisory for deer liver in five-mile area surrounding JCI-TYCO site in Marinette. 
11:08am
DMA. Zuccaro assumes command of Milwaukee's 128th Air Refueling Wing.  
10:14am
DNR. Elk Ridge yurt now open for Flambeau-area hunters. 
4:24am
DWD. Releases information on unemployment data. 

11:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin officials warn against eating deer liver near PFAS spill; venison considered safe. 

Economy/Business

4:27pm
Food Finance Institute. FaBcap Accelerator choses 10 businesses for class of 2021. 
10:13am
Arch Electric. Awarded Madison College solar projects. 

4:14am
USA Today. A week before Trump's order protecting meat plants, industry sent draft language to feds. 
3:48am
Fox 11. State reports $60 million in unemployment benefits paid last week. 
3:47am
WISN. After 12 News investigation, state explains unemployment backlog. 
3:42am
Fox 11. Grant program aimed to help Wisconsin's struggling tourism industry. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. FEMA says it will supplement unemployment insurance benefits for 6 weeks. 

Coronavirus

4:30pm
Milwaukee Health Department. National Guard testing sites hours change. 

2:41pm
Wisconsin State Journal. As COVID-19 cases surge, Gov. Tony Evers doesn't rule out future statewide response, mask order extension. 
2:16pm
WBAY. More than 1,300 new coronavirus cases, 10 more deaths.
1:29pm
Spectrum News. As numbers increase, officials ask for community help to slow coronavirus spread. 
4:29am
CBS 58. Area doctors say rise in COVID-19 cases shows Wisconsin heading the wrong direction. 
3:59am
NBC 15. Officials clarify statements about visiting downtown Madison amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. 
3:57am
WFRV. Spike in COVID-19 cases in Kewaunee County concern local health officials. 
3:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS: 7-day average of new positive COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Wisconsin. 
3:52am
NBC 26. Number of positive COVID-19 tests in Wisconsin still high at nearly 20% on Monday. 
3:51am
WISC. La Crosse County added to New York Times COVID-19 hotspot list. 

Environment/Outdoors

1:27pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Under threat from high water, Great Lakes cities, property owners strive to become more resilient. 

Statewide

2:38pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Releases results of internal study on guest and source demographics. 
1:32pm
American Society of Civil Engineers. Civil engineers give Wisconsin's infrastructure a "C".
4:26am
American Lung Association. Transition to electric vehicles would save Wisconsin lives, avoid economic impacts. 

Courts

9:05am
District I Court of Appeals. Daniel J. Hennessy v. Wells Fargo Bank. 
4:24am
AG Kaul. Statement on Wisconsin Supreme court ballot decision. 

1:38pm
Fox 11. State appeals court reinstates lawsuit challenging new Kohler Company golf course. 
11:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Elections Commission member advised Green Party. 
3:40am
The Hill. Wisconsin's top court keeps Green Party off ballot, allows absentee balloting to resume. 
3:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects Green Party effort to get on presidential ballot. 

Education

1:47pm
Marquette University. Law School to host discussion with election officials for virtual 'On the Issues,' Sept. 16. 
12:53pm
UW-Stout. Alumna digging her career designing for video game Minecraft. 
10:18am
UW System. Registration is now open for national public summit on preventing sexual harrassment in higher education. 

1:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lowell Elementary School third graders are in quarantine, virtually learning after a classmate tests positive for COVID-19. 
1:42pm
Stevens Point Journal. Positive cases of COVID-19 surge in Portage County as UW-Stevens Point students return to campus. 
1:26pm
USA Today. Wisconsin chancellor on prospect of Big Ten return: 'What's changed?'
1:25pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW campuses still ramping up COVID-19 surveillance testing of dorm residents. 
4:14am
La Crosse Tribune. College students full of frustration, but not surprised as COVID-19 cases increase, lockdowns start. 
4:01am
WAOW. Wausau School Board doesn't reach decision on heading back to in person class; passes mask requirement. 
4:00am
WTMJ. College's COVID-19 plans tested amid growing case numbers. 
4:00am
WISN. UW-Milwaukee begins testing all dorm residents for coronavirus. 
3:58am
WKOW. UW-Madison officials defend COVID-19 response as 211 more students, staff test positive. 
3:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Colleges, universities continue battling major COVID-19 spikes. 
3:44am
Fox 11. School districts cancel in-person class Monday after positive COVID-19 tests. 
3:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW-Madison: Spring break canceled and 300 students are being investigated for violating COVID-19 policies. 
3:34am
U.S. News & World Report. University of Wisconsin-Madison eliminates spring break. 
3:33am
WSAW. UW-La Crosse looks to slow COVID spread after nearly 300 cases in less than a week. 
3:32am
Fox 6. Students in MU's Schroeder Hall to quarantine for 2 weeks amid COVID 'cluster.' Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Local

4:29pm
Community Advocates, Connected Health Solutions. Milwaukee youth create "My New Friends" PSA. 
1:33pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Cuts ribbon on cutting-edge techology that turns cow maure into drinkable water. 
10:20am
Venture Dairy Cooperative. Farmers ask Polk County Board to obey the law or force costly & criminal consequences. 
10:15am
Milwaukee County Sups. Johnson, Martin, Staskunas. County Board introduces resolution to prohibit use of chokeholds. 
9:09am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Voter suppression to be focus of Hip-Hop Political Education Summit. 
9:03am
Kewaunee County. Tavern League donates to Veterans Relief Fund. 

Congress

2:37pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And colleagues call on Postmaster Geneeral to immediately reverse operational changes to the U.S. Postal Service causing delays of critical mediations to Americans. 
2:36pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher, U.S. Sen Cotton. Raise Chinese lobbying concerns to DOJ.
11:09am
Wisconsin Biofuels Association. Commends the EPA's denial of petitions for small refinery exemptions from the renewable fuel standard. 
9:07am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Young, Peters. Introduce bipartisan Great Lakes Winter Commerce Act. 

3:36am
The Hill. GOP chairman to release interim report on Biden probe 'in about a week.'

Politics

11:44am
Wisconsin Fair Maps Coalition. Brew pubs around Wisconsin kickoff 'Fair Maps Beer Week.'
10:17am
AARP Wisconsin. New poll: 65-plus voters may tip the scales in 2020.  Poll.
9:01am
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Voting in the time of pandemic training. 
4:31am
Hansen for 30th Senate. Joint fundraiser with State Senate candidate, Jonathon Hansen and Assembly candidate, Dr. Kristin Lyerly, with special guest State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski. 

1:09pm
Politico. Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin decided the 2016 election. We'll have to wait on them in 2020.
1:07pm
AP. Wisconsin election clerks rush to mail ballots after delay. 
3:47am
The Hill. At indoor rally, Pence says election runs through Wisconsin. 
3:46am
WEAU. October 14 deadline to register to vote online or by mail. 
3:41am
Politico. Down-ballot Dems split from Biden on door-knocking. 

Monday September 14, 2020

Governor

1:00pm
Gov. Evers. And OCI Commissioner Afable, DHS Secretary-designee Palm encourage Wisconsinites who lost health insurance anytime this year to enroll. 

Legislative

10:58am
Rep. Ramthun. Receives award for Conservative Excellence. 

3:06am
Kenosha News. Police reform bills in Wisconsin Legislature may not get passed for a while. 

State Agencies

10:57am
WEDC. Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity to hold final listening session on Sept. 16. 
10:56am
WEDC. Menomonie business celebrates its Main Street Makeover. 

Economy/Business

11:24am
WMC. Voting begins for the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin. 
11:22am
Badger Fund of Funds. Winnow Fund to invest in key growing sector in Wisconsin. 

1:04pm
Cap Times. With a spike in Dane County COVID-19, what's next for businesses looking to reopen?
11:31am
CNBC. Winter is coming, bringing a new challenge to already-struggling restaurants. 
10:14am
Reuters. Retirements, layoffs, labor force flight may leave scars on U.S. economy. 
3:26am
USA Today. Wisconsin asks unemployed residents to return $300 in jobless aid if Congress passes new relief. 
3:25am
Politico. The flip side of Trump's eviction ban: Landlords face big crunch. 

Coronavirus

12:57pm
DMA. 14 September Update: Wisconsin National Guard continues statewide COVID-19 testing this week. 
11:08am
Gov. Evers. Announces $8 million TRAVEL grants program for tourism industry. 
9:01am
Kewaunee County Public Health. Urges public to stop the spread of COVID-19. 

1:09pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Appleton sets another record number of new weekly COVID-19 cases - for the third week in a row. 
9:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As COVID-19 cases rise, officials say too few people are getting tested. 
3:55am
Beloit Daily News. Percentage of positive COVID-19 tests rise in Rock County. 
3:39am
WXOW. 129 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday in La Crosse County. 
3:16am
CNBC. Coronavirus cases are growing in 11 U.S. states as Fauci warns of 'disturbing' data. 
3:14am
Politico. Trump officials interfered with CDC reports on Covid-19. 
3:12am
WEAU. Record high COVID-19 cases reported in Eau Claire and La Crosse Counties. 
3:11am
Marshfield News-Herald. Coronavirus in Wisconsin: Record-setting day sees 1,582 more cases, positive rate of 20.5%
3:10am
WISC. Wisconsin nears 90K coronavirus cases as 7-day average for positivity rate continues to climb. 

Statewide

12:54pm
WHCA/WiCAL. Assisted living communities celebrate National Assisted Living Week. 
11:23am
Dairy Business Innovation Alliance. Announces 2020 grant recipients. 

Courts

5:08pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Hawkins v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order. 

4:56pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court rules to keep Green Party off the ballot. 
1:11pm
NBC 15. Green Party demands Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling on access. 
11:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Green Party's legal team has ties to GOP and also represents counties that don't want party added to ballot. 
10:13am
The Hill. 20 states sue EPA over methane emissions standards rollback. 
9:08am
New York Times. Wisconsin braces for a critical court ruling on its election. 
3:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Municipal clerks have hundreds of thousands of printed ballots ready to be mailed pending Supreme Court case. 
3:13am
AP. Wisconsin Supreme Court action on ballots raises questions. 

Education

2:07pm
UW System. UW-Stevens Point chancellor finalists named. 
10:59am
Mount Mary University. 2021 U.S. News Best Colleges Report indicates steady growth and high rates of diversity. 
10:17am
UW-Eau Claire. New officers bring ethnic, gender diversity to campus policing. 
10:13am
UW-Eau Claire. District Attorney Brian Wright to discuss pros and cons of bail system Sept. 17. 
10:12am
UW-Stevens Point. Ranked among top Midwest public universities. 
10:11am
UW-Platteville. Free COVID-19 testing site on campus, Sept. 16. 
10:11am
UW-Platteville. Responding to industry needs, rolls out Internet of Things curricula. 
10:10am
UW-Platteville. Two advisors honored with statewide awards. 
8:57am
UW-Eau Claire. In U.S. News 2021 Best Colleges rankings. 
8:57am
Alverno College. U.S. News & World Report ranks Alverno best in the Midwest for strong commitment to teaching, innovation. 
8:55am
UW-Madison. U.S. News rankings: UW-Madison rises to 42nd overall, 13th best public college. 
4:05am
UW-La Crosse. U.S. News & World Report: UWL tops among UW System peers. 
4:04am
UW System President Thompson. Statement on UW-La Crosse mitigation steps. 
4:03am
UW-La Crosse Chancellor Gow. Urgent Shelter in Place starting at 5 p.m. today. 

1:03pm
Janesville Gazette. Craig High School, Roosevelt Elementary suspend face-to-face instruction. 
10:25am
WBAY. Bonduel moves to online classes, Menominee Mich. cancels school Monday. 
9:04am
WISC. UW-Madison considers canceling 2021 spring break over COVID-19 concerns. 
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin-La Crosse halts classes for 2 weeks due to virus. 
3:28am
WTMJ. UW-Milwaukee says COVID-19 cases 'remain low' compared to other universities. 
3:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse pauses in-person instruction for two weeks as cases spike there and in other cities that host UW campuses. 
3:26am
Spectrum News. Local doctors say UW-Madison outbreak could spread beyond campus. 
3:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. Amid UW System cuts, ex-president paid full salary to review leadership search process, work on other jobs. 
3:17am
Cap Times. 'Steeper and faster than we expected': UW chancellor addresses campus COVID cases. 

Local

9:02am
Kewaunee County Public Health. Hosting flu vaccine clinics for adults. 

Congress

3:28pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Introduces bill to increase insulin competition and affordability. 
12:55pm
Growth Energy. Welcomes EPA rejection of 'gap-year' exemptions. 

11:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Sen. Johnson says Trump deserves multiple Nobel Peace Prizes. 
3:14am
Politico. Johnson seeks IG probe of wiped Mueller team phones. 

Politics

2:26pm
Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin. Announces additional wave of Wisconsin legislative endorsements. 
1:06pm
RPW. Vice President Pence visits Wisconsin 50 days from Election Day. 
12:56pm
Concerned Veterans for America. Throws support behind Ott ahead of November. 
11:09am
Lee for 14th Assembly. Receives endorsement from Milwaukee Police Association. 
4:00am
Stuck for 8th Congress. Kicks off literature drop program. 
3:59am
League of Women Voters of Greater Green Bay. Presents General Election Candidate Forums. 

1:07pm
U.S. News & World Report. Pence highlights law and order during Wisconsin visit. 
3:35am
WSAW. Wausau Mayor: Drive-thru voting 'basically confirmed,' will be discussed Wednesday. 
3:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Inconceivable!': More than 110,000 tune into 'A Virtual Princess Bride Reunion' fundraiser for Wisconsin Democrats. 
3:13am
AP. Judge: Kanye West stays off ballot in battleground Wisconsin. 
3:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Judge rejects Kanye West's bid to be on Wisconsin's presidential ballot. 

Friday September 11, 2020

Governor

3:42am
NBC 26. Gov. Evers orders flags to half-staff in honor of 9/11. 
3:32am
Racine Journal Times. Racine Unified staffer tabbed by Evers for the People's Maps Commission. 

Legislative

1:16pm
Sen. Kapenga. Weekly Republican Radio Address: Restoring confidence on our communities. 
10:00am
Sen. Marklein. Column: The pending cliff. 
9:11am
Rep. Allen. Congratulates Eaton Corporation on new investment. 

3:38am
WISC. Wisconsin lawmaker calls for full fee refund for UW students. 

State Agencies

3:45pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard Black Hawk helicopters sent to California to battle wildfires. 
1:50pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Holds virtual meeting. 
1:17pm
DMA. Warrant Officer Candidate Class constructs Sparta park improvements. 
12:22pm
DOJ. Oshkosh man charged with elder abuse after alleged theft of $427,000 from elderly victim. 
11:16am
ETF. Secretary Conlin to step down. 
9:46am
WEDC. Wisconsin businesses invited to apply for 2020 Governor's Export Achievement Awards. 
4:23am
DMA. Volk Field welcomes new commander to nation's premier training complex. 

9:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Nearly two-thirds of Wisconsin fire departments stock firefighting foam that contains PFAS. 
3:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNR: 2/3 of Wisconsin fire departments storing PFAS foam; 62% lack usage policy. 

Economy/Business

3:57am
WEAU. Eau Claire business leaders concerned with COVID-19 case rise. 
3:36am
WKBT. Four months after being laid off, a La Crosse man still hasn't received unemployment benefits. 

Coronavirus

11:19am
Milwaukee Health Department. Business update. 
10:23am
Milwaukee Health Department. City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 order update. 

2:47pm
Reuters. Fauci disagrees with Trump on coroanvirus, cites disturbing U.S. statistics. 
2:47pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. New COVID-19 cases remain high as DHS reports 1,369 tests Friday. 
2:46pm
WKOW. Health officials: Average COVID-19 cases more than double in Dane County. 
4:12am
NBC News As states lift restaurant restrictions, CDC report links dining out to increased COVID-19 risk. 
4:03am
NBC 26. Winnebago Co. reports highest number of COVID-19 cases in a single day. 
3:59am
Fox 11. New daily record of coronavirus cases puts Wisconsin's rolling average above 1,000. 
3:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'I feel like my head is in a vice': Health officials describe competing concerns in pandemic response. 
3:31am
WXPR. National Guard helps with COVID-19 testing at Lincoln Hills, state prisons. 

Statewide

12:21pm
WisPQC. Annual summit features special guests Governor Tony Evers and AG Josh Kaul. 

Courts

12:39pm
AG Kaul. Prevails against Trump administration; court rules undocumented immigrants must be included in congressional apportionment. 
11:35am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on Supreme Court ruling on school openings during a pandemic. 
8:59am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Statement regarding state Supreme Court action on public health order. 
4:45am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to Dane County school closure order.
4:37am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Statement regarding state Supreme Court action on public health order. 
4:33am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Hawkins v. Elections Commission - Supplemental affidavit of Meagen Wolfe.  Absentee ballots sent. Ballot printing status.
4:25am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. James v. Heinrich, WCRIS v. Heinrich, St. Ambrose Academy v. Parisi - Order. 

3:55am
WBAY. Local clerks concerned by Supreme Court's decision delaying ballots. 
3:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court blocks Dane County's school restrictions as COVID-19 cases spike. 
3:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court temporarily suspends Dane County in-person school restrictions. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:40am
CBS 58. Wisconsin election officials react to high court request to delay sending absentee ballots. 
3:30am
Spectrum News. Reprinting ballots would be "incredibly problematic," says state's top elections official after SCOWIS decision. 
3:26am
Politico. Federal judges block Trump census order on undocumented immigrants. 

Education

3:25pm
UW-Stout. University and school district reach agreement on Williams Stadium. 
2:35pm
UW-Eau Claire. And Eau Claire City-County Health Department lift quarantine on residence hall wings. 
12:24pm
Milwaukee Health Department. School plans update. 
11:09am
UW-River Falls. Hudson Center to close by end of year. 
9:47am
UW-Eau Claire. Chancellor: First graduates in dual-degree program with Changshu Institute of Technology are trailblazers. 

12:37pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Big Ten needs medical answers, not lobbying, to address football season, Barry Alvarez says.
12:26pm
Cap Times. Some private schools opening for in-person instruction Monday after state court order. 
11:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Whitewater chancellor warns city it could be next to move classes online. 
9:45am
CNBC. Fraternities blamed for campus coronavirus outbreaks as universities struggle to keep students in class. 
4:18am
Chippewa Herald. 'Frustrated and overwhelmed': Quarantined UW-Madison students weigh being 'stuck,' going home. 
4:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Number of positive COVID-19 tests for Badgers athletes climb. 
4:14am
The Hill. Trump pushes for schools to stay open, Big Ten to play football. 
3:58am
WFRV. UW-Green Bay officials hope "aggressive testing" helps limit Covid on campus. 
3:51am
NBC 15. 'It's just a disaster': Quarantined UW students flee isolated dorms. 
3:47am
Janesville Gazette. Tommy Thompson predicts UW-Whitewater will 'finish the semester.'
3:41am
CBS 58. 'New territory for all of us:' 35 Waukesha third graders in quarantine after positive case at elementary school. 
3:38am
WKBT. UWL: "We are alarmed by how quickly our resources are being stressed."
3:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. People pushing for fall football encounter obstacle as UW-Madison moves online. 
3:31am
WSAW. UW-La Crosse orders quarantine for residence hall. 

Local

2:08pm
Racine Mayor Mason. City launches first phase of public access WiFi points throughout the community. 
12:23pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Applauds Judiciary, Safety and General Services Committee for approving Cassandra Libal's appointment as Director of the Office of Emergency Management. 
8:58am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement in remembrance of September 11th. 

Congress

2:35pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces over $23 million in Community Development Block Grant funding for Wisconsin. 
10:22am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Video: And local Wisconsin leaders call for more federal emergency funding for state and local governments to provide essential services. 

4:12am
The Hill. GOP senators say coronavirus deal dead until after election. 
3:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Unemployed workers rally outside of Ron Johnson's Milwaukee office. 

Politics

9:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin brewery owners fault Trump's pandemic response. 
3:56am
WBAY. Wisconsin Elections Commission reports almost a million absentee ballot requests so far. 
3:45am
Spectrum News. Milwaukee installs 24-hour ballot drop boxes. 
3:44am
Fox 11. President Trump, Vice President Pence to campaign in Wisconsin next week. 
3:43am
WISN. Coronavirus pandemic could cause voting confusion for college students. 
3:42am
WXOW. State Sen. Schachtner, Pfaff team up to host virtual brewery conversation on Biden plan. 

Thursday September 10, 2020

Governor

3:08pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of 9/11 and State Day of Service and remembrance. 
1:54pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers Democratic Radio Address on the People's Maps Commission membership and first public hearing. 
11:00am
Rep. Neubauer. People's Maps Commission appointees, hearing dates announced. 
10:59am
Gov. Evers. Announces judicial panel's selections for the People's Maps Commission. 
9:55am
Gov. Evers. Announces judicial panel's selections for the People's Maps Commission. 

2:20pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Tony Evers announces members of nonpartisan maps commission. 

Legislative

3:16pm
Rep. Ballweg. Column: Wisconsin farmers can now call 24/7 and find help. 
2:28pm
Rep. Vruwink. Column: The forgotten problem. 
11:00am
Rep. Dittrich. Urges fee refund for UW students. 

4:32am
WJFW. 66 associations and local Chambers of Commerce ask legislators to protect Wisconsin business, schools. 

State Agencies

1:50pm
DNR. Wisconsin Natural Resources Board virtual meeting Sept. 23.
12:08pm
DOT. State Patrol September Law of the Month focuses on railroad safety. 
12:03pm
DNR. Brownfield Program launches interactive map to highlight statewide cleanup and redevelopment successes. 
10:57am
DNR. Publishes results of firefighting department PFAS survey. 
10:56am
DOJ. 24/7 School Safety System can help prevent suicide. 
10:05am
DATCP. Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council members announced. 
3:55am
DMA. 829th Engineer Company back on U.S. soil after deployment that spanned Southwest Asia. 

3:28am
WJFW. DMV releases new Milwaukee Brewers license plates. 

Economy/Business

9:01am
Feeding Wisconsin. Applauds state effort to support hunger relief and Wisconsin's agriculture industry through COVID-19 response and recovery. 
3:18am
DWD. Releases information on unemployment data. 

9:08am
CNBC. The CDC banned evictions, but some renters are still vulnerable. 
9:01am
AP. U.S. layoffs remain elevated as 884,000 seek jobless aid. 
3:40am
Fox 11. State DWD: Over $3.62 billion in unemployment benefits paid since mid March. 

Coronavirus

12:04pm
DHS. Expands COVID Connect test registration website to include Spanish, Hmong, and Somali languages. 
9:50am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Statement on record breaking COVID-19 case spike in past 24 hours. 

2:40pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin sets new single-day record for COVID-19 cases with 1,547 positive tests. 
11:06am
Wsconsin State Journal. Vast majority of Dane County's single-day record number of COVID-19 cases came from UW-Madison. 
11:03am
WISC. Record-breaking 456 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Dane County. 
10:02am
AP. Scarcity of key material squeezes medical maak manufacturing. 
9:04am
TIME. COVID-19 has nearly destroyed the childcare industry - and it might be too late to save it. 
4:26am
WISC. Gov. Evers, DHS announce launch of 'You Stop the Spread' campaign. 
4:20am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Brown County sets single-day record for COVID-19 cases at total surpasses 6,000. 
4:19am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Dodge Correctional Institution nears 90 active coronavirus cases; county report sixth death. 
3:50am
AP. 'Deadly stuff': Trump's own words bring focus back to virus. 
3:44am
Fox 6. Wisconsin DHS: Residents should get flu vaccinations by Halloween. 
3:42am
Fox 11. Weekly measure shows Fox Valley, Northeast regions have state's highest COVID-19 levels. 
3:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers leaves door open to extended mask mandate. 
3:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS reports 15 new COVID-19 deaths, high virus activity levels in 65 counties. 

Statewide

8:58am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. PATCH Program recognized as "Best Practice" in innovation station. 

4:22am
Racine Journal Times. Damage due to rioting, unrest in Kenosha tops $50M; 2,000 National Guard troops assisted in city. 
4:21am
Racine Journal Times. ACLU calls for Kenosha curfew violations to be dismissed, investigation of alleged 'excessive use of force.'
4:09am
USA Today. 'We all do stupid things at 17': Donald Trump Jr. speaks about Kenosha protest shootings. 

Courts

12:51pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Hawkins v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order. 

3:31pm
AP. States ask judge to reverse changes at U.S. Postal Service. 
2:58pm
The Hill. Wisconsin Supreme Court pauses absentee balloting amid dispute over third-party candidates. 
2:22pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin court sets up possible delay in absentee mailing.

Education

4:23pm
Marquette University. College of Nursing receives nearly $1 million grant to boost eldercare workforce. 
1:56pm
UW-Stout. Constitution Day speakers to discuss racial injustice ad First Amendment rights. 
3:57am
UW System President Thompson. Statement on UW-Madison mitigation steps. 
3:55am
UW-Madison. University shifts to two weeks of remote instruction, quarantines two residence halls. 

2:41pm
WKOW. UW-Madison reports nearly 400 new COVID-19 cases. 
4:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Dane County executive asks University of Wisconsin to consider sending undergrads home. 
3:59am
WKOW. Virtual learning at Brodhead High School extended to three weeks. 
3:48am
U.S. News & World Report. Dane County exec tells UW-Madison to close dorms. 
3:48am
WSAW. Medford HS student tests positive for COVID, 30 placed in quarantine. 
3:36am
WISC. UW-Platteville students could face punishments, even suspensions, for not social distancing. 
3:33am
NBC 15. Albany Schools to go fully virtual after staff member tests positive for COVID-19. 
3:28am
WISN. Carroll University suspends three students after off-campus house party. 
3:27am
WISN. Wisconsin Lutheran College students must sign waiver acknowledging dangers of COVID-19. 
3:24am
Janesville Gazette. 'It's probably too late.' Head of UW-Whitewater gives prognosis for fall term amid virus. 
3:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Badgers football, men's hockey on two-week pause due to COVID-19 test results. 
3:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison moves to all-online classes amid growing COVID-19 case count.
3:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison temporarily moves classes online after spike in positive COVID-19 tests. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Local

1:56pm
Milwaukee Health Department. Board of Health statement on Dr Kowaliks resignation as Commissioner of Milwaukee Health Department. 
9:53am
Milwaukee Health Department. Office of Violence Prevention implores city residents to increase awareness and action for suicide prevention.

4:15am
La Crosse Tribune. Mayor Kabat braces for little local support included in pending federal COVID relief. 
3:39am
WSIC. Madison, 7 other Wisconsin cities receives public transportation grants to buy more buses. 
3:32am
NBC 15. Madison awarded $7.5 million for new buses. 
3:19am
WJFW. Census response rates low in Northwoods counties. 

Congress

3:58pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Honors Milton doctor as Wisconsin's First Congressional District Health Care Professional of the Year. 
3:43pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Federal Trade Commission proposes to enforce stronger Made in USA standards to protect Wisconsin manufacturers. 
2:49pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Announces $550,000 federal investment supporting Door County economy. 
10:58am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces new legislation to support milions of Americans who have lost health insurance during COVID-19 pandemic. 

12:41pm
Reuters. U.S. Senate kills $300 billion coronavirus aid bill. 
9:05am
The Hill. Trump payroll-tax deferral for federal workers sparks backlash. 
4:23am
Reedsburg Times-Press. Rep. Mark Pocan addresses potential COVID-19 relief, Postal Service issues at virtual town hall. 
3:43am
Politico. Senate paralyzed over coronavirus relief. The Hill.  
3:37am
The Hill. House panel details 'serious' concerns around Florida, Georgia, Texas, Wisconsin elections. 
3:30am
WEAU. Wisconsin senators express concern in USMCA dairy provisions. 
3:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Congressman Ron Kind co-sponsor the Save Our Stages Act to help imperiled venues. 

Politics

1:59pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. COVID-19 and the Class of 2020: "We've all been dealt a losing hand one way or another."
1:58pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Absentee ballot drop boxes available at 15 locations across the city, including 13 Milwaukee Public Library branches. 
12:27pm
Engineers Local 139, North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters. Endorse Rep. Mike Gallagher for Wisconsin's Eighth Congressional District. 
12:05pm
AARP Wisconsin. Spotlights importance of 50-plus voters in new presidential poll. 
9:00am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Releases first TV ads, "Home" and "Safe."
8:59am
Priorities USA Action. Releases new bilingual digital ad using Donald Trump's admission that he downplayed the coronavirus. 

2:20pm
U.S. News & World Report. Officials: Keep vote helpers out of Wisconsin nursing homes. 
3:42am
Politico. Trump's law and order message falls flat in Wisconsin . 
3:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Don't 'be cocky' about Wisconsin Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett warns Democrats. 

Wednesday September 9, 2020

Governor

2:48pm
Rep. Neubauer. Racine awarded over $2 million on public transit & infrastructure grant funding. 
1:17pm
Sen. Smith. Congratulates Eau Claire as recipient of public transit grant. 
11:54am
Gov. Evers, WisDOT, DOA. Announce $18 milion in public transit grants for Wisconsin communities. 
9:24am
Gov. Evers. Welcomes students back to school with a video message.

2:21pm
U.S. News & World Report. Evers has 'no regrets' about response to Kenosha shooting. 
12:05pm
Fox 11. Green Bay to buy 4 buses with Volkswagen settlement money. 

Budget

11:58am
LFB. Coronvirus Relief Fund monies under the fedal CARES Act. 

9:56am
Daily Reporter. Pandemic cost WisDOT $100M through June 30, state figures show. 

Legislative

1:06pm
Sen. Stroebel. Help Wisconsin heal: Stop taxpayer funding for a group inciting division. 
1:03pm
Sen. Feyen. Re-appointed to WEDC Board of Directors. 
1:02pm
WMC. 66 associations and local chambers of commerce ask legislators to protect Wisconsin businesses, schools and others as they safely reopen. 
11:53am
Sen. Smith. Column: Frances Perkin's new deal. 

3:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As COVID-19 cases mount at UW-Madison, GOP leaders push for fall Big Ten football. 
3:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Task force aims for bipartisan proposals on policing, racial inequality early next year. 
3:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. With bipartisan leadership and community members, racial disparity task force aims to 'check politics at the door.'

State Agencies

4:22pm
DMA. National Guard troops complete Kenosha support mission. 
1:43pm
DNR. Fall issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources highlights women who hunt. 
1:01pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Hayward man wins $1 million from scratch ticket. 
11:44am
AG Kaul. Issues victim restitution for 4,627 Wisconsin consumers. 
9:26am
DOT. DMV releases new Milwaukee Brewers license plates. 
4:21am
DHS. Announces funding opportunity for community outreach about flu viruses and flu vaccines. 

Economy/Business

11:44am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Welcomes humanworks as newest gold member. 

4:30am
CBS 58. Crushed by COVID, local entertainment venues ask Gov. Evers for grant to stay afloat. 

Coronavirus

1:00pm
DHS. Getting a flu vaccine now is critical during ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 
12:08pm
DHS. Wisconsin launches "You Stop the Spread" multimedia campaign.
10:01am
Wisconsin Realtors Association, Wisconsin Hospital Association, Wisconsin Grocers Association, Wisconsin Restaurant Association, Wisconsin Counties Association, Wisconsin Medical Society, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin. Leading advocacy organizations enourage Wisconsin to 'Keep It Up' on COVID. 

2:32pm
WAOW. 15 deaths, 55 hospitalized since yesterday in Wisconsin due to COVID-19. 
2:31pm
WEAU.  Eau Claire County with a record high 37 positive test results of COVID-19 on Wednesday. 
12:06pm
Reuters. U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpass 190,000; Iowa and South Dakota emerge as new hotspots. 
12:04pm
NBC 15. PHMDC: People how live or work downtown should assume they've been exposed to COVID-19. 
3:59am
USA Today. COVID vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca on hold after 'unexplained illness.'
3:54am
WKOW. COVID-19 vaccine trial halted at UW Health. 
3:52am
Green Bay Press Gazette. COVID-19 update: Door, Kewaunee counties report double-digit increase in one week. 
3:50am
WXOW. Two thirds of new Grant County COVID-19 cases are ages 18-27.
3:37am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit council extends COVID-19 safety requirements. 
3:34am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin reports 717 new COVID-19 cases and record positive rate, as Evers asks FEMA not to limit PPE funding. 

Statewide

9:25am
Alliant Energy. Providing rate stability into 2021. 

Courts

2:35pm
District III Court of Appeals. Timothy M. Casa De Calvo, Jr. v. Town of Hudson. 
9:55am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. James T. Runyon. 

Education

2:41pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Letter to UW-Madison Chancellor Blank, UW System President Thompson regarding COVID-19. 
2:19pm
WIAA. COVID-19 concerns alter state tournament plans in Madison. 
1:31pm
UW-Stout. Professor co-authors textbook on diversity, inclusion and cultural competency for family success. 
1:12pm
UW-La Crosse. Campus financial helper finding success assisting students. 
11:56am
UW-Eau Claire. Antigen testing underway for UW-Eau Claire students in residence halls. 
11:42am
UW-Madison. Massive halo finally explains stream of gas swirling around the Milky Way. 
10:04am
Alverno College. And A.O. Smith Foundation partner to construct campus greenhouse. 

2:17pm
Wisconsin State Journal. WIAA, University of Wisconsin rule out conducting state tournaments in Dane County this fall. 
12:25pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Washington Elementary School moves to online classes due to staff exposure to COVID-19. 
4:26am
NBC 15. Rock Co. Health Dept. warns COVID-19 found in multiple schools.
4:10am
Fox 11. St. Norbert seeing rise in COVID-19 cases. 
3:53am
NBC News. University of Wisconsin-Madison restricts student movement after coronavirus surge. 
3:49am
WTMJ. With students' return, colleges try to control spread of COVID-19. 
3:47am
NBC 15. 7 in 10 new COVID-19 cases were UW students or staff, PHMDC reports. 
3:44am
Fox 11. Sturgeon Bay first graders to learn virtually following positive COVID-19 test. 
3:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases, as students told to 'severely limit' interactions. 
3:41am
WKOW. 'Excited but also scared,' Platteville businesses react as students return and COVID cases increase. 
3:39am
WAOW. As COVID-19 cases rise at UW schools, UWSP works to keep spread under control. 
3:38am
WKBT. All eyes on college students, factors to keep in-person learning depend on students following UWL rules. 

Local

2:59pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Milwaukee Mental Health Board approves $500,000 expansion for Crisis Assessment and Response Team. 
1:16pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Announces contract expansion for fall 2020 youth employment opportunities. 
11:46am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Calls for dismissal of charges for curfew violations, asks for investigation into excessive use of force by law enforcement. 
11:42am
Sheraton Madison. Announces hotel renovations complete. 

12:04pm
WTMJ. Wisconsin ACLU calls for dismissal of Kenosha curfew violations. 
3:58am
WTMJ. Milwaukee County posts drastic rise in suicide rate in August. 
3:48am
WISN. Milwaukee Health Commissioner says she faces racism, received threats on the job. 

Congress

2:33pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan push for answers on administration's implementation of the payroll tax deferral for federal employees, service members. 
10:03am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And bipartisan group of senators call on VA Secretary Wilkie to provide coverage for telehealth services for America's veterans during the pandemic. 
4:22am
We Are Many - United Against Hate. Open letter to Chad F. Wolf, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security. 

2:09pm
The Hill. Senate panel to vote next week on authorizing subpoenas for Biden, Obama-era probes. 
4:10am
The Hill. McConnell works to lock down GOP votes for coronavirus bill. 
4:05am
The Hill. U.S. budget deficit hits record $3 trillion: CBO. 
4:02am
Reuters. Exclusive: Trump administration to deny pending retroactive U.S. biofuel waivers, say sources. 
3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'This is an outside insurgency': Ron Johnson suggests CARES Act may be funding Kenosha instigators. 

Politics

12:59pm
Marquette University Law School Poll. New poll finds little change in a close Biden-Trump contest and slight movement in Wisconsin voters' opinions following Kenosha events. 
10:02am
Fair Maps Coalition. 11 Wisconsin counties have a redistricting referendum on Nov. 3 ballot. 
9:22am
Priorities USA. New TV ad keeps focus on coronavirus, helath care and the economy. 
4:31am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Overwhelming momentum and support for ending partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin. 
4:27am
RPW. "I think we're all done" - Sen. Harris' Wisconsin fiasco.

2:14pm
Politico. Biden's lead in Wisconsin narrows to 4 points. 
2:11pm
La Crosse Tribune. Marquette poll: Presidential race remains virtually unchanged from last month. 
2:10pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Marquette Poll: Biden holds lead, political opinions mostly stagnant despite coronavirus, unrest. 
4:16am
AP. In 3 big states, Biden looks to rebuild Democrats' Blue Wall.
3:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Jill Biden hears from moms in Green Bay on school reopening. 

Tuesday September 8, 2020

Governor

3:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin caregiver task force to take up final proposals. 

Budget

3:33pm
LFB. Preliminary 2019-20 Transportation Fund Collections. 

Legislative

1:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrat and Republican leading racial disparity task force say they can reach consensus. 
10:06am
Rep. Stubbs. Announcement of co-chair appointment to Speaker's Taskforce on Racial Disparity. 
8:49am
Speaker Vos. Announces co-chair of task force. 

2:07pm
Cap Times. After inaction on policing bills, Shelia Stubbs says task force is 'what we have' now. 
1:35pm
NBC 15. Fitzgerald, Vos urge Big Ten to kick off football season. 
10:02am
WISC. Vos appoints Democratic critic to police task force. 

State Agencies

3:04pm
AG Kaul. Announces $85 million multistate settlement with Honda. 
11:51am
State Treasurer Godlewski. Column: Wisconsin workers are our state's most valuable asset. 
10:05am
DNR. Second Lake Michigan whitefish virtual meeting Sept. 22. 
10:04am
DOT. Winneconne bridge competes for top national honor. 
4:28am
DHS. First human death from eastern equine encephalitis reported in Chippewa County. 
4:27am
ETF. WRS investment performance. 

3:26am
WSAW. New report shows Wisconsin suicide rate rose 40 percent. 

Economy/Business

10:26am
Lake Companies. Receives U.S. Patent for Shop-Trak. 

9:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin economy takes a hit from sports delays, cancellations. 
3:56am
WSAW. Survey: Coronavirus causes construction project delays, cancellations in Wisconsin. 
3:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee evictions surged after state, federal bans lapsed. 
3:36am
Fox 11. Fincantieri Marinette Marine awarded contract for new naval ship. 
3:25am
Politico. 'A tale of 2 recessions': As rich Americans get richer, the bottom half struggles. 

Coronavirus

1:27pm
DMA. 31 August Update: Wisconsin National Guard continues statewide COVID-19 testing this week. 
11:49am
Gov. Evers. Letter to FEMA regarding Public Assistance limitations. 
10:20am
Milwaukee Health Department. Business update. 
4:37am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Statement on record one day increase in COVID-19 cases. 
4:35am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Dane County has record setting number of COVID-19 cases yesterday. 

2:21pm
Fox 11. Percentage of positive coronavirus tests sets record again in Wisconsin. 
1:40pm
Spectrum News. Deadly overdoses spike in Wisconsin during coronavirus pandemic. 
1:38pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers asks FEMA to reconsider new limitations to emergency aid. 
4:49am
Racine Journal Times. Steil calls for investigation of Union Grove veterans home where 10 people with COVID have died. 
4:10am
WEAU. Eau Claire County ties single-day COVID-19 case increase record. 
3:52am
Sheboygan Press. Wisconsin sees 567 more COVID-19 cases confirmed as new cases, test positivity continue climb. 
3:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin records highest positive percentage of COVID-19 tests since March as Dane County warns against gatherings. 
3:49am
WBAY. Ambulance providers worry about budgets, seek funding. 

Statewide

10:02am
1848 Project Wisconsin. Former Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch launches 1848 Project. 

3:31am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Wisconsin police group wants to lead conversation on policing reforms. 

Education

3:32pm
UW-Stout. Professor honored for work in marriage and family therapy, sex therapy. 
2:05pm
Alverno College. Mental Health Summit will explore phychology and the law. 
1:28pm
UW-Stevens Point. Couple's gift funds Pointers Athletics graduate assistant positions. 
11:52am
UW-Madison. Everbody poops, some shed the virus that causes COVID-19. Wisconsin's wastewater surveillance is looking for it. 
10:21am
UW-Stout. Professor chronicles traditional pottery-making methods in India. 
4:45am
UW System President Thompson. Statement on UW-Madison undergraduate student gatherings. 
4:30am
UW-Stevens Point. Opens with strategies to maintain healthy communities. 

4:14pm
WAOW. Two Medford Area Senior High students test positive for COVID-19, 60 quarantined. 
4:42am
NBC 15. Two students of Janesville School District test positive for COVID-19
4:11am
WQOW. UWEC students don't think semester will finish in-person as COVID cases climb. 
4:08am
WISC. Students hope UW-Madison restrictions on undergrads will slow COVID-19 spread, keep campus open. 
4:06am
WKOW. Student association at UW-Madison calling for university to move to all-virtual format. 
4:06am
WISN. COVID on campus: Marquette University monitors cases. 
3:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19 positives on the rise at some Wisconsin universities. 
3:46am
NBC 15. State Superintendent weighs in as unprecedented school year starts. 
3:42am
NBC 26. Classroom quarantined after a positive Covid-19 test at a De Pere elementary school. 
3:34am
Fox 11. Ashwaubenon, St. Mary's Springs students test positive for COVID-19. 
3:27am
WSAW. Parents alerted about COVID-19 cases at five schools across Wausau School District. 
3:24am
WKOW. 69 students infected, dozens more in quarantine at UW-Eau Claire. 
3:22am
WKOW. Brodhead High School COVID-19 outbreak prompts switch to virtual learning. 
3:12am
U.S. News & World Report. UW-Madison restricts student movement amid coronavirus spike. 

Local

3:32am
USA Today. Armed men arrested after traveling from Missouri to Kenosha to 'see for themselves,' FBI says. 
3:28am
Fox 6. Milwaukee group protests for 100th day, demands police reform. 

Congress

2:35pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports bipartisan relief bill for Wisconsin's independent live music venues during pandemic. 
1:33pm
Gwoth Energy. Farm advocates & plant operators press President trump to defend biofuels. 
10:24am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports bipartisan legislation to help small businesses in Wisconsin. 
8:55am
American Dairy Coalition. Applauds Congressman Mike Gallagher for his efforts to fix the 2020-25 dietary guidelines. 
4:38am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for Trump administration to enforce USMCA dairy provisions. 

4:34am
ABC News. Senate returns to partisan showdowns as election looms. 
3:58am
AP. Hopes fading for coronavirus deal as Congress returns. 

Politics

3:35pm
Engineers Local 139, North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters, Wisconsin Laborers' District Council. Endorse Bryan Steil for Wisconsin's First Congressional District. 
10:28am
Lyerly for 88th Assembly. Accepts League of Women Voters forum invite. 
10:23am
Disability Rights Wisconsin, Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired, Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Event addresses unique issues faced by voters with disabilities in the 2020 election. 
8:57am
Brooks for 21st Assembly. Oak Creek Mayor Dan Bukiewicz endorses. 
4:51am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on VP candidate Kamala Harris visit. 
4:44am
Spreitzer for 45th Assembly. Announces Building Trades endorsement. 

10:34am
Reuters. How a 'blue shift' in U.S. mail ballots might set off Election Week chaos. 
10:03am
Politico. A battleground haunted by the ghosts of 2016. 
9:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Letter from Trump in USDA food boxes has nonprofits concerned about playing politics. 
8:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. In-person campaigning can be dangerous in a pandemic. Wisconsin politicians are finding ways to do it anyway. 
4:05am
CBS 58. Chief election official says additional poll workers needed more than ever for upcoming election. 
4:00am
Politico. Trump and Pence try a messaging reboot on economic recovery. 
3:55am
U.S. News & World Report. In battlegrounds, absentee ballot rejections could triple. 
3:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Labor Day draws vice presidential candidates to Wisconsin. 
3:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Pandemic politicking: Democrats at laptops. GOP at your door. 
3:44am
NBC 15. Absentee ballots requests increase, come at a price. 
3:41am
WBAY. Fox Valley municipalities anticipate large number of absentee ballot requests. 
3:39am
NBC News. Democratic group American Bridge launches $4M Midwest ad buy hitting Trump on vets. 
3:30am
LA Times. New Trump ads stoke racial bias among white people in Minnesota and Wisconsin. 
3:29am
Fox 6. 'My 1st trip on the ticket:' 1-on-1 with Kamala Harris in Milwaukee. 
3:20am
La Crosse Tribune. 'I know it's junk': Van Orden says he doesn't believe Trump disparaged fallen vets. 
3:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Campaigning in opposite corners of Wisconsin, Pence and Harris respond differently to Kenosha shooting and unrest. 
3:18am
La Crosse Tribune. Pence paints optimistic picture on jobs during La Crosse Labor Day visit. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:17am
Spectrum News. Kamala Harris and Mike Pence campaign in Wisconsin on Labor Day. 
3:15am
WKBT. WI union leaders say Trump administration has betrayed working Wisconsinites. 

Friday September 4, 2020

Governor

8:55am
Gov. Evers. First Lady Evers announces the Wisconsin 19th Amendment Celebration Committee's "Women Who Inspire" video and final nominee. 

Legislative

2:23pm
Kids Forward. The least they could do and still they refuse. 
2:03pm
Rep. Spreitzer. And legislative colleagues seek clarity on PUA program guidance.  Letter to President Trump.
12:25pm
WMC. Senator Kapenga receives "Working for Wisconsin" Award. 
10:08am
Sen. Marklein. Column: The state of our state's finances. 

3:50am
WISC. Wisconsin Assembly continues special session to next week, again taking no action on policing bills. 

State Agencies

3:11pm
DATCP. Federal eviction moratorium affects Wisconsin residential properties. 
11:33am
DNR. Lower Menominee River Area of Concern delisted. 
11:27am
DATCP. Summary of 2020 NASDA Annual Meeting. 

3:42am
Kenosha News. Utility definition continues to dog regulators as PSC considers Milwaukee solar case. 
3:37am
WJFW. Wisconsin awarded grant to foster opioid recovery through Workforce Development. 

Economy/Business

9:05am
Helping Hands for Housing Coalition. Statement on eviction moratorium. 

9:07am
Reuters. U.S. labor market slowing as fiscal stimulus boost ebbs. 
4:42am
Reuters. U.S. Job growth seen slowing in August, unemployment rate falling below 10%.
3:55am
NBC 26. Some still wait for unemployment benefits, DWD says progress being made. 
3:41am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin exports down slightly in July after double-digit declines since April. 
3:40am
USA Today. 'I'm wiped out financially': Number of Americans seeking unemployment stays high as COVID-19 pounds economy. 
3:32am
WJFW. Logging industry hit by COVID-19. 

Coronavirus

4:26pm
DHS. Governor Evers and state public health officials encourages residents to wear a mask and limit exposure ahead of Labor Day weekend. 
1:54pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Cultural organization grant program aims to help financially-strapped arts providers. 
12:24pm
Milwaukee Health Department. City of Milwaukee Phase 4.1 Order update. 
12:22pm
DHS. New data dashboard shows COVID-19 trends by age group. 

11:32am
Reuters. U.S. coronavirus deaths projected to more than double to 410,000 by January. 
9:57am
USA Today. Exclusive: Two-thirds of Americans say they won't get COVID-19 vaccine when it's available, USA Today/Suffolk Poll shows. 
4:23am
Fox 11. Fox Valley health departments urge safety amid coronavirus spike. 
4:06am
Janesville Gazette. Health officials can't pinpoint why Rock County COVID-19 numbers are trending up. 
3:53am
WFRV. COVID-19 outbreak at St. Paul's elder services. 
3:46am
WEAU. Health officials concerned over local surge in COVID cases before college starts. 
3:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers says public health shouldn't be a partisan issue as DHS reports 727 new COVID-19 cases. 
3:37am
WKOW. Child care providers receive $30M, but worry fix is only temporary. 
3:36am
Sheboygan Press. 'We're not doing enough tests,' Wisconsin official says as state reports 727 more COVID-19 cases. 
3:31am
Fox 11. Following federal guidance, Wisconsin preparing to look at vaccine distribution. 

Statewide

9:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. AG Josh Kaul declines to provide more details on knife found after Jacob Blake shooting, says most video recovered is dash-cam. 
4:17am
AP. Biden, in Kenosha, says U.S. confronting 'original sin.'
3:59am
WISN. Biden explains why he believes Kenosha officer should be charged in WISN 12 News interview. 
3:58am
WTMJ. Full Interview: TMJ4 News' Charles Benson has 1-on-1 with Joe Biden. 
3:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers says he 'made his position clear' to Biden that he was against Kenosha trip. 
3:34am
The Hill. Biden in Kenosha: Trump has 'legitimized a dark side of human nature.'

Courts

9:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Hawkins v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.  Emergency petition and memo to take jurisdiction of an original action, emergency motion for a temporary injunction, and affidavits.

2:15pm
WISC. Green Party candidates sue to get  on Wisconsin's ballot this fall. 

Education

2:04pm
Milwaukee Health Department. School plans update. 
1:57pm
UW-La Crosse. Statement on RA petition. 
1:55pm
UW-Madison. UW, Public Health act to stop COVID-19 spread in fraternity, sorority houses. 
10:09am
UW-Platteville. Student volunteers help bring learning outside. 
9:41am
UW-Platteville. Lands' End donates facemasks for Welcome Weekend. 
9:40am
UW-Platteville. First in state to offer cannabis-related certificates. 

12:31pm
Fox 6. Kenosha Unified school board discusses back-to-school plans-again. 
3:54am
NBC 26. DPI: almost 2,700 more students applying to switch school districts than last year. 
3:48am
CBS 58. UW-Milwaukee launches mandatory COVID-19 testing for students in residence halls. 
3:47am
WISC. UW System first-day enrollment for 2020 fall semester shows decrease of 1% compared to 2019. 
3:45am
WKOW. UW-Whitewater chancellor under investigation, UW System won't say why. 
3:33am
Fox 11. COVID-19 cases confirmed at Kimberly, West De Pere schools. 

Local

2:09pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Appoints Cassandra Libal as Director of the Office of Emergency Management. 
2:08pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Appoints Shakita LaGrant-McClain as Director of Health and Human Services. 
2:05pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Election Commision urges Milwaukee residents to vote absentee ahead of November election with SafeVote Postcard. 
11:56am
First Pathway Partners. Asif Chhipa joins team. 
4:25am
Madison Common Council Members. Open letter to the public. 

Congress

3:08pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Recognizes local heroes, announces recipients of NEWS Award. 
11:58am
U.S. Reps Tiffany, Satuber. Introduce bill to restore gray wolf authority to states. 

3:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'This is dangerous': Sen. Tammy Baldwin wants USPS operational changes reversed, saying they are delaying mail. 

Politics

4:19pm
Winker for 38th Assembly. Calls on lawmakers to return to session and act with urgency to assist families, prevent more hardship. 
8:58am
Zunker for 7th Congress. To join regional native women leaders virtual talking circle today. 
8:56am
Common Cause Wisconsin. Only 60 days until Election Day  - November 3rd!

2:13pm
CBS 58. Democratic VP candidate Kamala Harris to make stop in Milwaukee on Labor Day. 
9:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Absentee ballot applications from state cause confusion among voters. 
4:19am
Politico. What we learned when the 2020 campaign came to Kenosha. 
4:00am
NBC 15. "Return it right away, don't sit on it:" Dane Co. Clerk shares message to be on the lookout for important election mail. 

Thursday September 3, 2020

Governor

4:44pm
Gov. Evers. DFI Sec. Blumenfeld delivers Democratic Radio Address on Governor's Task Force on Student Debt final report. 

3:44am
WFRV. Evers: 'We owe a great deal of gratitude' to those involved with Fox River Clean Up project. 

Legislative

2:53pm
Sen. Olsen. Delivers GOP Radio Address. 
2:03pm
Leg. Council. Information Memo: Regulation of high capacity wells. 
10:58am
Wisconsin Towns Association. Rep. Novak receives Friend of Towns Award. 
9:23am
WMC. Calls on Legislature & Governor to protect Wisconsinites from frivolous COVID-19 lawsuits.

4:29am
Kenosha News. Groundwater council calls for action on PFAS; nitrate remains top contaminant. 
3:37am
WISC. WPPA guidelines for police reform include expanded body cams, community policing, 'riot penalties.'
3:36am
WBAY. State lawmakers introduce legislation to diversify hiring at local law enforcement agencies. 

State Agencies

3:39pm
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Aging advocates encouraged by expanded DMV access. 
2:51pm
DNR. Daily admission passes available Friday, Sept. 4. 
12:51pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard part of massive reponse to Hurrican Katrina 15 years ago. 
11:23am
WEDC. Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity to hold 'after hours' listening session on Sept. 8. 
11:22am
DNR. ATV/UTV operators: Ride responsibly Labor Day weekend. 
4:20am
DATCP. Application period open for organic cost share reimbursement. 

3:41am
WAOW. Wisconsin DOJ launches new program to report school safety threats. 

Economy/Business

11:28am
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery. Slowdown continues for the Port of Green Bay. 
4:22am
Community Advocates. New federal eviction moratorium helpful for renters, but more federal assistance is needed.  FAQ.

1:06pm
The Hill. Trump eviction ban tests limits of CDC authority. 
10:25am
Politico. Trump's rebound story meets mounting bankruptcies. 
10:25am
AP. Jobless claims fall to 881,000 but layoffs remain elevated. 
4:06am
USA Today. Coronavirus pandemic likely to leave legacy of fear and uncertainty that holds back economy for decades. 
3:48am
CBS 58. Area landlords concerned after CDC halts evictions until end of the year. 
3:45am
WTMJ. Renters feel relief with national eviction moratorium, but announcement comes with criticism. 

Coronavirus

3:23pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County updates large gathering recommendation. 
12:48pm
Milwaukee Health Department. National Guard testing sites shut down in observance of Labor Day. 
12:09pm
Rep. Emerson. Applauds Gov. Evers' $5 million COVID-19 cultural organization grant program. 
12:08pm
Milwaukee Health Department. UMOS National Guard testing site temporarily shut down. 
12:07pm
DHS. Opens second round of applications for funds to support health care providers affected by COVID-19. 
10:12am
Gov. Evers. Announces $5 million COVID-19 cultural organization grant program. 
9:22am
Gov. Evers. Announces additional CARES Act funding for early care and education. 

12:52pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin prisons have a lower rate of COVID-19 cases than most neighboring states. 
10:16am
WKOW. Gov. Evers announces additional CARES Act funds for early care and education. 
4:12am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Eau Claire County's health order renewed. 
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS: 64 counties have high level of Covid-19 activity. 

Environment/Outdoors

3:38pm
Sand County Foundation. Five finalists selected for Wisconsin Leopold Conservation Award. 

Statewide

12:54pm
AP. Biden meets Jacob Blake's family to start Wisconsin trip. 
3:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Curfew ends in Wisconsin city ahead of visit from Joe Biden. 
3:47am
The Hill. Kenosha business owner accuses Trump of using destroyed store for political gain. 
3:43am
Kenosha News. Evers disputes president's claim of credit for National Guard involvement in city. 
3:38am
AP. In Kenosha, Biden to test his promise to unify the nation.
3:38am
WKOW. Owner of burnt Kenosha car lot says riots caused $2.5M in damages. 

Courts

10:41am
District IV Court of Appeals. City of Mayville v. DOA. 
10:41am
District IV Court of Appeals. City of Stoughton v. Erik J. Olson. 
4:27am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. St. Ambrose Academy v. Joseph Parisi - Response to petition for original action and emergency motion for temporary injunctive relief.

10:18am
Fox 11. WEC files motion to have Kanye West's lawsuit moved to federal court. 
3:57am
NBC 15. Dane County officials respond to state Supreme Court on private schools' petition. 

Education

3:24pm
UW-Eau Claire. Respiratory therapist to discuss vaping's harmful effects during "Thursdays from the U.'
2:12pm
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold student researchers win award for medical innovation. 
1:58pm
UW System. Reports very strong Day 1 enrollment. 
10:13am
DPI. Over 31 million meals served to Wisconsin students during pandemic. 
10:11am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Applauds partnership to support greater access to childcare. 
10:04am
UW-Stout. Made at UW-Stout foor pullers part of campus safety push. 
9:29am
UW System. Statement on UW-Whitewater Chancellor. 

10:17am
CBS 58.  5 staff members at Longfellow Middle School test positive for COVID-19. 
9:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin lags nation in education spending, as COVID-19 fallout portends tough choices. 
3:57am
WISN. Schools allow in-person athletics, but not in-person classes. 
3:56am
WKBT. La Crosse colleges charging same tuition despite some courses shifting online. 
3:50am
Spectrum News. As UW campuses go back to school, more than 350 students and staff have tested positive for COVID-19. 
3:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: Wisconsin fell to middle of the states on K-12 spending as Act 10 took effect. 
3:39am
WISC. News 3 Now's Chris Stanford sits down with UW System Interim President, former governor Tommy Thompson. 

Local

1:59pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. MCSO is asking the public's assistance in locating an endangered missing person. 
12:50pm
Milwaukee Metro Sewerage District. Proposed 2021 budgets seek 1% increases. 
11:24am
AARP Wisconsin. Two Milwaukee projects win 'Small Dollar, Big Impact' grants. 
10:14am
City of Madison. Call for nominations for at-large seats on Police Civilian Oversight Board. 
9:24am
Milwaukee Ald. Zamarripa. Joel Acevedo deserves justice. 
4:23am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on behavior at the September 1 Common Council meeting. 

Congress

2:04pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Leads bipartisan call to support whole milk products in federal programs. 

4:06am
The Hill. Social Security trust fund to run out by 2031: CBO. 
3:59am
WSAW. Wisconsin Congressman says schools would get financial help in Covid-19 stimulus plan. 
3:34am
Politico. U.S. deficit triples in 2020 to highest percentage of GDP since WWII. 

Politics

4:27pm
RPW. Thanking first responders in the face of violent attacks. 
2:52pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Mails voting information to registered voters. 
10:10am
Pfaff for 32nd Senate. Announces economic plan to invest in Middle Class. 
10:05am
Plotkin for 8th Senate. Announces endorsement from Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes. 

1:03pm
The Hill. Progressive group launches presidential, Senate ads in battleground states. 
3:58am
WISC. Wisconsin tells voters to request ballots now in push to improve mail-in voting. 
3:50am
Reuters. Biden looks to turn campaign focus to pandemic as Trump dwells on protests. 

Wednesday September 2, 2020

Legislative

4:50pm
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on criminal justice reform special session. 
1:19pm
Reps. Macco, Steffen. Partner with local police chief to diversify hiring practices for local law enforcement. 
1:18pm
WMC. Rep. Jagler receives "Working for Wisconsin" award. 
10:58am
Sen. Smith. Column: Repair trust in pursuit of racial equality. 

4:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Kyle Korver leads Bucks in expressing disappointment in Wisconsin legislature after seconds-long special session Monday. 
3:54am
AP. Bucks players upset with Wisconsin Legislature's inaction.

State Agencies

4:50pm
DHS. New report provides guidance to address increased suicide deaths in Wisconsin. 
3:08pm
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Expanded DMV access is good news for Wisconsinites with disabilities. 
11:05am
DOJ. Launches SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT 24/7 School Safety System. 
11:04am
DNR. Life jackets save lives: Labor Day boating safety reminders. 
11:01am
DHS. First human case of eastern equine encephalitis virus in Wisconsin in 2020. 
10:11am
DWD. Wiscosnin awarded grant to foster opioid recovery through workforce development. 
4:47am
OCI. Administrative Actions August 2020. 
4:45am
DVA. Announces grant application period open for nonprofits that serve veterans. 
4:44am
DOT. DMV expands services throughout Wisconsin. 
4:11am
DNR. Historic cleanup of Lower Fox River completed after 17 years. 

4:00am
Fox 11. Federal, state, and tribal leaders call Fox River PCB cleanup a success. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Economy/Business

1:16pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Calling all companies! Apply for three chances to pitch at Early Stage Symposium. 
10:07am
NFIB Wisconsin. Thirty-two percent of Wisconsin small business owners reported that the extra UI benefits made it harder to hire or re-hire workers. 
10:01am
WMC. Governor proclaims September as Chamber of Commerce Month. 
9:00am
Construction Business Group. Welcomes two new board members. 

12:11pm
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Study: 43% of Wisconsin businesses say school districts' reopening plans could impact state's workforce availability. 
11:07am
Milwaukee Biz Times. APL Logistics to close Pleasant Prairie facility. 
10:36am
CNBC. United Airlines plans to cut 16,000 jobs as coronavirus continues to hammer demand. 
10:35am
Reuters. U.S. private payrolls miss expectations, point to slowing labor market recovery.
4:17am
CBS 58. What President Trump's 'payroll tax holiday' means for businesses and employee paychecks. 
3:58am
CNBC. White House moves to halt evictions as fears of coronavirus-fueled housing crisis grow. 
3:55am
AP. Businesses in NFL cities bracing for possibility of no fans. 

Coronavirus

11:03am
Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin. Ambulance providers denied state assistance. 

12:09pm
Fox 11. Oconto County urges people to avoid large gatherings as Labor Day approaches. 
10:14am
AP. Health officials worry nation not ready for COVID-19 vaccine. 
4:12am
WSAW. Wisconsin coronavirus cases, deaths, positive percentage and hospitalizations up. Wisconsin Public Radio. 
4:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Deborah Birx touts masks in Wisconsin as conservatives try to throw out the state's mask mandate. 
3:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Avoid Labor Day parties, White House COVID-19 adviser says in Madison. 

Statewide

11:04am
RPW. Biden's desperation trip. 
11:01am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Responds to President Trump's remarks in Kenosha. 
9:03am
Wisconsin Professional Police Association. Releases comprehensive 'Blueprint for Change' reform package.  Report.

12:07pm
NBC 15. Wisconsin Professional Police Association calls for change. 
10:15am
WTMJ. Presidential candidate Joe Biden to visit Kenosha Thursday. 
10:13am
USA Today. Destroyed Kenosha store's owners resfused to be part of Trump 'circus,' president met with old owner instead. 
4:37am
The Hill. Trump punts when asked about systemic racism in U.S. 
4:08am
Kenosha News. President Trump in Kenosha: 'This is going to heal very quickly.'
4:07am
USA Today. Trump claims credit for bringing calm to Kenosha in visit criticized as politicizing unrest. 
4:06am
Reuters. Protesters sue Kenosha claiming arrests, curfew violations violate U.S. Constitution. 
4:04am
Reuters. Trump visits Kenosha, not to urge racial healing but to back police. 
3:57am
Politico. With a hand from Trump, the right makes Rittenhouse a cause celebre. 
3:56am
Fox 6. President Trump, AG Barr announce $41M 'to address a surge in violence in Wisconsin.'
3:53am
AP. Trump visits Kenosha, calls violence 'domestic terrorism.'

Education

1:29pm
UW System. Career Services offices launch virtual Career Treks program. 
1:28pm
UW-Stout. TRIO programs help students succeed, graduate. 
11:00am
UW-River Falls. Student Sophie Ackerman receives WiSys research grant. 
10:10am
UW-Madison. Moves up in Washington Monthly, Times higher ed rankings. 
10:08am
UW-Stout. Game design senior creates virtual training simulation for 3M. 
10:02am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. K-12 trends offer caution as tough budget choices loom. 
4:49am
We Are Many - United Against Hate. Resources for guiding discussions on diversity, equity, and inclusion in school. 
4:48am
UW-Platteville. Forum series to foster discussions on race and inequity. 

1:27pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System begins in-person classes as outbreaks drive other major universities online. 
9:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Despite shortfall of tests, UW campuses begin in-person amid COVID-19 pandemic. 
4:22am
WKBT. La Crosse County Health officials already seeing COIVD-19 impact in schools. 
4:10am
Fox 11. Substitute teacher shortage amplified during pandemic for Wisconsin schools. 
4:09am
Spectrum News. Schools across Wisconsin in need of nurses. 
3:52am
WSAW. Feds to ship rapid coronavirus test for schools. 

Local

3:58pm
Milwaukee Common Council. Thank you, Dr. Jeanette Kowalik!
3:07pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. New eviction moratorium offers some relief for renters. 
1:17pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County 2021-2025 capital invests in economic development and safety through infrastructure. 
10:17am
City of Madison. Madison Metropolitan School District, City of Madison and United Way of Dane County announce establishment of Child Care Scholarship Fund. 
10:09am
Milwaukee Health Department. Commissioner Kowalik will return to Washington D.C. to join renowned health policy organization. 
9:04am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on the passage of Police Monitor and Civilian Oversight Board. 
8:58am
West Allis Ald. Tenorio. West Allis bans conversion therapy for minors. 
5:14am
Wauwatosa Peace Officers Association. Wauwatosa Ad Hoc Committee members associated with violence against police & losses for local businesses. 
4:46am
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. Common Council approves Miller Park and Fiserv Forum voting sites. 

12:30pm
Portage Daily Register. Columbia County HHS director finalist named, questions arise regarding nepotism. 
4:24am
WTMJ. Off-duty Milwaukee community service officer killed over grass clippings, family friend says. 
4:19am
NBC 15. Madison Common Council approves police oversight measures after hourslong discussion. 
3:59am
Fox 11. Brown County taxpayers foot the bill as jail holds more prison inmates than normal. 

Congress

10:03am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports bipartisan legislation to help struggling restaurants in Wisconsin. 

1:28pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. With deadline approaching, Census Bureau says it has counted more than 92 percent of Wisconsin households. 
10:11am
The Hill. Pelosi, Mnuchin talk stimulus but stalemate remains. 

Politics

8:59am
Brooks for 21st Assembly. Franklin Mayor Steven Olsen endorses. 

4:23am
WFRV. Efforts to recall Gov. Evers underway. 
4:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Former Brown Deer superintendent running for state superintendent. 
3:56am
U.S. News & World Report. Trump, Biden look to Kenosha for their vision of America. 

Tuesday September 1, 2020

Governor

11:02am
Gov. Evers. And Democrats, WEDC announce up to $1 million in no-interest loans authorized to assist Kenosha businesses. 

Budget

3:36pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Comments on 2019-2020 general fund tax collections. 

4:49am
Cap Times. 'Deleterious' public service cuts likely without federal aid, new research predicts. 
4:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Despite COVID-19 shutdowns, preliminary figures show state tax collections increased. 

Legislative

3:38pm
Sen. Cowles. Applauds a milestone for northeast Wisconsin. 
2:41pm
LAB. Report 20-9: Retirement Funds Investment Activity. Briefing Sheet. 
1:06pm
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council. Wisconsin businesses, schools need liability protection. 
12:13pm
Sen. Kapenga. Introduces COVID-19 "Safe Harbor" liability reform legislation.  LRB-6434
4:03am
Sen. Carpenter. The Legislature's lack of action is shameful. 

4:00am
Fox 11. Local lawmakers on what's next after no discussion on police reform bills. 
3:59am
NBC News. Wisconsin special session on police reform lasts less than a minute. GOP not interested. 
3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers absent for Gov. Tony Evers' special session on policing. The Hill. 
3:51am
NBC 15. Black lawmakers, community organizers urge increased investment before special session. 
3:45am
WBAY. Rep. Steineke to chair racial disparity task force. 

State Agencies

1:58pm
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter September 2020. 
12:05pm
DFI. Participates in coordinated international crackdown on COVID-19 investment scams. 
11:49am
DATCP. Releases Data Privacy and Security Report based on advisory committee recommendations. 
9:42am
DNR. Groundwaer Coordinating Council releases recommendations to improve groundwater quailty and quantity in Wisconsin. 
9:23am
PSC. And Governor Evers announce opening of 2021 Broadband Expansion Grants. 
9:21am
WEDC. Recognized for excellence in financial reporting.
4:13am
SWIB. Launches "The SWIB Podcast: Wisconsin Retirement System Insights" podcast series. 

Economy/Business

3:37pm
Baordman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update. 
3:02pm
DWD. Releases informatin on unemployment data. 
2:40pm
Dairy Business Association. Dairy Strong conference going virtual. 
1:59pm
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. Celebrates Chamber of Commerce Month. 
11:53am
WWDA. Second statewide drive-thru job fair planned for September 17. 
4:12am
Alliant Energy. Cautions customers to be safe during outside work projects. 

2:46pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. DWD secretary: It will be 6 to 8 weeks before recipients see new $300 unemployment supplement. 
3:50am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Region's manufacturing sector returns to growth for first time since January. 

Coronavirus

11:52am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County announces four-pronged approach to fight COVID-19 this fall. 

2:47pm
Fox 11. Coronavirus cases, testing spike after low weekend numbers. 
1:09pm
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County sees highest daily jump in COVID-19 cases. 
4:40am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Officials: Less testing is likely driving a dip in EC County's virus cases. 
4:36am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac County reports 85 new COVID-19 cases, another spike among residents in their 20s. 
3:57am
WISC. Dr. Deborah Brix meets with Gov. Evers, health professionals to discuss Wisconsin's fight against COVID-19. 
3:56am
Appleton Post Crescent. Appleton health officials report record-high week for new COVID cases. 
3:55am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. COVID-19 outbreak reported at Juneau County prison. 
3:54am
NBC 15. DHS didn't report many COVID-19 cases or tests Monday following computer glitch. 
3:54am
Fox 6. 'Really excited:' UW doctor volunteers to be Patient 1; university among 1st test sites for COVID-19 vaccine. 
3:42am
CNBC. Coronavirus cases are on the rise again across more than half of the U.S. 

Statewide

4:28pm
Rep. Kerkman. Statement on President Trump visit to Kenosha. 
4:14pm
RPW. Trump offers aid to rebuild Kenosha. 
2:43pm
DOJ. Update: Kenosha officer involved shooting. 
1:07pm
RPW. Welcoming President Trump to Kenosha after Democrat failures. 
11:03am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on President Trump's visit to Kenosha. 
10:08am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on President Trump's visit to Kenosha. 
4:14am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. St. Ambrose Academy v. Parisi - order. 

11:47am
Politico. Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach slams Jared Kushner for 'ignorance' on NBA activism. 
11:44am
WBAY. Kenosha damage estimated at $2 million to city property. 
10:11am
USA Today. Trump tells Ingraham some officers 'choke' during shootings, saying 'They miss a 3-foot putt.'
4:35am
Racine Journal Times. Trump's Tweet doesn't sit well in Kenosha, a day before his expected arrival. 
4:23am
Reuters. Trump defends Kenosha gunman, declines to condemn violence from his supporters. The Hill. 
4:09am
WISN. Sheriff: More than half of those arrested came from outside Kenosha. 
4:01am
AP. 2 shootings, 2 days: In Kenosha, a microcosm of U.S. strife. 
3:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. City, county officials brace for Trump visit to Kenosha. 
3:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump mischaracterizes Kenosha protest shooting, defends Rittenhouse on eve of visit to city roiled by unrest, violence. U.S. News & World Report. 
3:41am
Politico. The clash over Kenosha: Biden flips script on Trump as campaign heats up. 
3:40am
AP. Trump wades into racial tensions with visit to Kenosha, Wis. 

Courts

10:09am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. Nathaniel R. Lecker. 
10:07am
AG Kaul. Joins fight against Trump administration's attempts to reduce Census efforts. 
9:27am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Theodore F. Mazza. 

Education

4:30pm
UW-Eau Claire. Dean Linda Young inducted into American Academy of Nursing class of 2020 fellows. 
4:03pm
UW-Eau Claire. Grace Crickette named vice chancellor for finance and administration. 
2:42pm
Marquette University. Summer giving program provides thousands of masks, raises $200,000 for students training to be on health care frontlines. 
2:02pm
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. UW-Madison to continue fundamental data science research with phase II award from NSF. 
11:54am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold fulfulls football dreams by coaching Eau Claire-area youth teams. 
11:00am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. School may be virtual but kids still need shots. 

9:38am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Coronavirus casts a shadow on today's return to school in most Wisconsin public school districts. 
4:09am
NBC 26. As new school year begins, districts struggle to find subs. 
4:08am
NBC 26. Oshkosh switches two schools to virtual learning. 
3:52am
Fox 6. 'Have to wear masks:' Wisconsin high school athletes adapt amid COVID-19 so there can be a season. 
3:49am
WSAW. New policy for Wisconsin Rapids school resource officers prohibits 'hands-on' for discipline, property damage. 
3:47am
La Crosse Tribune. UW students need to 'behave themselves' to keep campuses open, president Thompson says. 
3:39am
WXPR. Nicolet College fall term to start remotely with 80 percent of courses taught remotely. 

Local

4:10pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement regarding the death of Community Service Officer Naeem Sarosh. 
12:03pm
Community Care. Celebrates National PACE Month. 
11:51am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Releases 2021 Executive Capital Budget and Capital Improvement Plan. 
11:04am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Council unanimous in support for state lawsuit action on USPS changes. 
10:06am
Kewaunee County. Residents utilize hazardous waste collection. 
9:26am
Wisconsin Wetlands Association. First FEMA-supported natural flood management project kicks off in Ashland County. 

4:30am
Janesville Gazette. Pandemic fuels increase in Rock county BadgerCare Plus enrollments. 
4:26am
WXOW. La Crosse County has doubled drug overdose deaths in 2020. 

Congress

4:11am
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Golden. Lead bipartisan call for Congress to lower prescription drug prices. 

Politics

2:05pm
NBC 15. Pence plans Labor Day visit to La Crosse. 
9:46am
The Hill. Wisconsin takes center stage in Biden-Trump fight. 
9:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin is prepared for the Nov. 3 election, even with an increase in absentee ballots, report says. 
3:44am
NBC 15. Nonprofits team up to promote awareness of issues faced by voters with disabilities. 
3:39am
Fox 6. Fiserv Forum, Miller Park to serve as in-person, drive-thru early voting sites in general election. 

 

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