Monday September 27, 2021 - Updated 4:06am

Legislative

3:58am
Chippewa Herald. Senate to vote next week on several of Tony Evers' cabinet-level appointees
3:56am
Cap Times. Lawmakers revive bipartisan 'safe harbor' bill to fight child sex trafficking
3:53am
U.S. News & World Report. EXPLAINER: as Arizona Election 'Audit' Ends, New Ones Begin
3:51am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate to Vote on Gov. Evers' Cabinet Secretaries

State Agencies

3:59am
La Crosse Tribune. Nonprofits try to meet 'staggering' needs of Afghan refugees
3:55am
Racine Journal Times. Reid Magney reflects on 12 years with the Wisconsin Elections Commission

Economy/Business

4:06am
WAOW. Research shows the restaurant industry is on track for recovery
3:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Project delays plague company seeking to buy Kewaunee nuclear plant

Coronavirus

3:54am
Fond du Lac Reporter. More than 20M Americans are eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech booster shots. Should you get one?
3:49am
AP. US has enough COVID-19 vaccines for boosters, kids’ shots

Courts

3:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A girl threatened with charges or jail over her COVID social media posts has won a lawsuit against the sheriff
3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Legislature Asks US Supreme Court To Intervene In Federal Redistricting Case
3:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans Take Redistricting Case to High Court
3:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Teenager Wins Lawsuit Over COVID Social Media Post

Education

4:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Schools Called Police On Students At Twice The National Rate. For Native Students, It Was The Highest.

Local

3:57am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville City Council asked to pull trigger on wheel tax increase, relief funding allocations

Congress

3:49am
Spectrum News. Democratic leaders: Conditions improving for Afghan refugees

Friday September 24, 2021

Governor

3:46pm
Gov. Evers Proclaims September 25 “Bob Uecker Day”
3:46pm
Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Navy Fireman First Class Kenneth E. Doernenburg Who Lost His Life During the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Legislative

4:46pm
United States Democracy Center, Law Forward Outline Legal Risks and Concerns Created by Third-Party Election Reviews in Wisconsin
10:26am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Unintended Consequences of Emergency Declarations
9:22am
Rep. Knodl. Governor Evers releases partisan ploy.

4:19am
Cap Times. Wisconsin bill would allow sexual assault survivors to obtain permanent restraining orders
4:16am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP Redistricting Resolution Draws Democratic Ire
4:15am
Chippewa Herald. Republicans introduce resolution outlining redistricting principles, drawing Democratic criticism
4:15am
WSAW. Wisconsin Assembly to vote on bill banning race theory
4:12am
Spectrum News. 'This is not a gun grab': Democrats renew gun violence prevention efforts
4:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Kaul Slams GOP Election Investigation, Calls for Gun Laws
4:10am
Racine Journal Times. Wis. GOP advances bill banning critical race theory, despite it not being taught at elementary school level
4:09am
Marshfield News Herald. Superintendent Jill Underly says Wisconsin is 'failing a generation' as lawmakers, schools defy her guidance
4:08am
Cap Times. New Wisconsin State Superintendent stresses need for civility, more school funding
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Superintendent Calls For Overhaul To School Funding, Criticizes Legislature's Budget In 'State Of Education' Address

State Agencies

3:48pm
PSC. Takes First Step Toward Awarding $100 Million  
for ARPA Broadband Access Grants
3:47pm
PSC. Increases Funding for the Energy Innovation  
Grant Program to $10 Million
3:44pm
DWD. Launches Chatbot on JobCenterOfWisconsin.Com
9:21am
DNR Tracking Migratory Movements Of Trumpeter Swans
4:23am
ETF Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program Wins National Award

Economy/Business

10:23am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Deadline extended for 3 chances to pitch your company at Early Stage Symposium

4:12am
Spectrum News. As truck driver shortage continues, new drivers met with opportunities

Coronavirus

3:43pm
Racine Public Health. City waiting for direction from DHS before administering vaccine boosters.
9:23am
AARP Wisconsin. Latest AARP analysis shows COVID-19 cases down, but deaths on the rise in Wisconsin nursing homes

4:19am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fox Valley health systems plead with residents to get vaccinated and wear masks after sixfold increase in COVID cases
4:18am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Fond du Lac Police: 'All evidence indicates' officer died from COVID-19 contracted in line of duty
4:13am
AP. CDC endorses COVID booster for millions of older Americans
4:13am
Fox 6. Wisconsin COVID hospitalizations, ICU bed shortages rise
4:11am
WXPR. Vilas County COVID-19 cases surge, health department contact tracers overwhelmed

Statewide

3:40pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Launches Farness for Farmers campaign.
10:24am
Arts Wisconsin. Announcing Arts Wisconsin's Annual Wisconsin Creative Community Champion Awards
9:21am
Wisconsin Policy Forum Back in Business? The road to recovery for Wisconsin’s restaurant and bar industry

Courts

4:49pm
Fair Elections Project. Statement on Republican effort to get US Supreme Court to throw out redistricting case
3:41pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wins First Amendment lawsuit against Marquette County Sheriff.
3:21pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Manuel Garcia.

4:07am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac man charged with illegally voting while on probation

Education

10:25am
UW System. Announces two additional universities have reached 70% threshold.
9:21am
Badger Advocates. UW-Madison enrollment increases hide significant declines on other Wisconsin campuses.
9:21am
UW-Eau Claire Forbes ranks UW-Eau Claire among top universities in the U.S.
9:21am
UW-Stout Fall Career Conference returns in person and virtually

4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'We're In Survival Mode,' Says One Bus Contractor As Driver Shortages, Mask Disputes Complicate School Transportation
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Estimates Show Fall Enrollment Declines At Most UW System Campuses

Local

9:21am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett Declares Saturday “Bob Uecker Day” in Milwaukee

Congress

4:46pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Blumenthal Applaud House Passage of the Women’s Health Protection Act
3:42pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Peshtigo Fire in Congressional Record
10:51am
U.S. Reps. Tiffany, Biggs. Send Letter to President Biden Amid New Charges Against Afghan Refugees at Fort McCoy
4:23am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher Addresses New Documents Supporting Lab-Leak Hypothesis
4:23am
U.S. Rep. Pocan Statement on Voting Against the NDAA

4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Say Charges Against Refugees Raise Concerns
4:10am
CNBC. White House prepares for potential shutdown as leaders grapple with crucial deadlines, Biden agenda

Thursday September 23, 2021

Legislative

3:13pm
National Association of Social Workers Wisconsin Chapter. Urges immediate passage of gun violence prevention legislation.
3:11pm
LFB. 2020-21 estimated state support for school districts.
2:30pm
Speaker Vos. Responds to state superintendent's comments on funding schools.
1:52pm
Rep. Allen. To hold public listening session.
1:51pm
Sen. Agard. Introduces gun violence prevention bills.
1:50pm
Sen. Larson. Superintendent Underly demonstrates clear vision, strong resolve through challenging times in State of Education speech.
1:25pm
Fair Elections Project. Statement on Assembly Joint Resolution regarding redistricting.
1:20pm
Rep. Vining. Co-authors gun safety legislation.
1:20pm
Rep. Stubbs. Stands For Universal Background Checks
11:50am
Rep. Neubauer. Joins Josh Kaul, legislative Democrats in calling for gun safety legislation.
11:49am
Sen. Erpenbach. Democrats urge action to tackle gun violence.
11:48am
Rep. Conley. Supports gun safety legislation.
10:39am
Rep. Gundrum. Accepting nominations for First Responder of the Year.
10:38am
Rep. Oldenburg. Seeks First Responder of the Year nominations.

3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. What's The Status Of GOP-Backed Election Investigations In Wisconsin?
3:51am
WISC. Debate over Critical Race Theory in Wisconsin schools continues in legislative hearing
3:49am
WAOW. State Police Association asking for lawmaker action on reform bills
3:49am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Tony Evers offers a plan to repeal a Wisconsin business tax two months after vetoing bill that would have done the same thing

State Agencies

3:11pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball Jackpot Climbs Over Half a Billion Dollars
3:10pm
DNR. Announces Changes In Sandhill Wildlife Area Management
11:45am
DHS. Wausau Youth Crisis Stabilization Facility Now Open
10:09am
WEDC. Recognized for excellence in financial reporting
10:09am
DNR. Get Outdoors For National Public Lands Day
9:25am
DATCP. AEA Snapshot: West Point AEA Connects Farmers and Lake Wisconsin Community in Columbia County

3:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Hunters Urged to Submit Samples for CWD
3:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Proposed Changes To DNR Rule Could Cost Farms Millions In Management Costs, Lower Yields

Economy/Business

4:22pm
Offers new analytical tool to help states and policymakers decarbonize buildings to meet U.S. greenhouse gas reduction goals.

3:47am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin wage growth among the 10 slowest in the nation over the summer

Coronavirus

8:57am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Testing Capacity in Dane County Continues to Grow

3:59am
Chippewa Herald. COVID-19 case rates in Wisconsin highest among school-age children
3:57am
Marshfield News Herald. Marshfield Medical Center sees spike in COVID-19 patients; 13 currently in hospital's ICU
3:57am
AP. FDA backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk
3:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Officials: Latest COVID-19 Surge Hasn't Peaked in Wisconsin
3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS: 5 Percent Of Wisconsin's ICU Beds Are Available. COVID-19 Is Partly To Blame.
3:52am
WBAY. ThedaCare says it had no ICU beds Tuesday as covid patients require longer stays
3:51am
WKOW. Wisconsin COVID-19 hospitalizations keep rising as national numbers trend down
3:50am
NBC 15. Critical Condition: COVID-19 hits ‘Critical’ levels in 8 Wisconsin counties
3:50am
WTMJ. Data shows COVID-19 cases in children doubled in a month

Statewide

11:46am
AARP Wisconsin. Rx costs rising nearly twice as fast as Wisconsinites' income, data shows.
10:37am
RENEW Wisconsin. The Future of Transportation Day planned for state capitol.

Courts

1:19pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Faced with a choice between partisanship and principles, Wisconsin’s conservatives justices pick partisanship every time
1:16pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin Supreme Court Wrong to Take Redistricting Case
4:01am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court Takes WILL Redistricting Case

3:58am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin High Court to Hear GOP-Backed Redistricting Case
3:56am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin Supreme Court takes redistricting lawsuit filed by conservatives
3:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear redistricting case, setting up a second court battle over Legislative maps
3:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court To Take Up GOP-Backed Redistricting Case
3:48am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear redistricting lawsuit

Education

4:24pm
UW-Eau Claire. 'Thursdays at the U' to focus on experiences caring for loved ones with dementia
1:17pm
DPI. State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly’s remarks as prepared for delivery for 2021 State of Education Address
11:44am
DPI. Excerpts From State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly’s 2021 State of Education Address
10:41am
UW-Madison. Ulness goes full circle with dairy judging
10:40am
UW-Platteville. IDEA Hub Accelerator launch to feature local startups.
10:08am
UW-Madison. Metastatic prostate cancer comes in two forms, which could guide treatment
8:56am
UW-Stout. Banned Books Week speaker Sept. 28 to address impacts of challenged or banned books
8:56am
UW-Eau Claire. Civil Rights Pilgrimage resumes travel for 2022
8:55am
Marquette University. New Marquette Law School Poll finds strong partisan divisions on Afghanistan, COVID policies, and election results

Local

4:24pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Ortiz-Velez. And Chairwoman Nicholson honor Hispanic leaders at County Board meeting.
4:23pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Board adopts proposal to create paid internships.
12:01pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to Award Over $8.2 Million to Create 465 New Affordable Housing Units
12:01pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement on the Collins Settlement Agreement Report
12:00pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy.  Council approves major ARPA-funded pedestrian safety/anti-reckless driving measure
10:49am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Milwaukee Police Department's Racial Disparities Worsen Despite 2018 Stop and Frisk Settlement

3:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'Get A Shot, Get A Hundred Bucks': Milwaukee Mayor Announces Citywide COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives

Congress

2:51pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson Demands DHS Answer Basic Questions About Apprehensions At U.S. Border By the End of the Week
2:51pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson Joins Senators Scott, Toomey, and Colleagues in Reintroducing ‘Full Faith and Credit Act’ to Address Federal Debt Crisis
9:25am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Bicameral Group of Lawmakers to Champion Inclusion of Life-Saving Medicaid Fix in Reconciliation Legislation
4:00am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on His Meeting with President Biden
3:59am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher, Sen. Cotton. Demand Answers About Biden Strategy to Counter Huawei

Wednesday September 22, 2021

Legislative

4:08pm
Sen. Stroebel. Democrats propose political document to hide behind.
2:58pm
Rep. Shankland. Joins Governor Evers and legislators in introducing legislation to repeal the personal property tax.
2:54pm
Rep. Steineke. Milton locals to be named Assembly 'Hometown Heroes.'
2:30pm
Sen. Pfaff, Rep. Vining. Introduce bill to eliminate personal property tax.
1:25pm
Rep. Dallman. Seeking nominations for First Responder of the Year Award.
1:24pm
Sen. Felzkowski. Announces October listening sessions.
11:30am
Sen. Smith. Column: Enough Talk, Let’s Act
9:25am
Sens. Larson, Roys. Committee hearing on Critical Race Theory not rooted in reality.
9:20am
Wisconsin Professional Police Association. Wisconsins largest police group calls for Senate action on proposed police reforms. Blueprint.

4:31am
WTMJ. Wisconsin lawmaker proposes bill to allocate $100M in federal aid to mental health programs in schools
4:31am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Common Council voices opposition to changing concealed carry laws in resolutions
4:18am
Stevens Point Journal. Sen. André Jacque transferred to care facility after month-long stay in hospital
4:13am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Lawmaker Jacque Out of Hospital After COVID-19
4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Sen. André Jacque Released From Hospital After Being On Ventilator With COVID-19

State Agencies

4:19pm
DATCP. Frank Friar Receives National Outstanding Service to Agriculture Award
3:35pm
OCI. Bulletin, September 22, 2021, Post-Acute Care Coverage Request
3:35pm
DATCP. Wisconsin Advocates for Agriculture at National Meeting
3:06pm
DNR. Reminds Trappers And Hunters Of Furbearer Tagging And Registration Changes
12:26pm
DWD. August Local Employment and Unemployment Data Released
11:36am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Markesan Safe Drinking
Water Loan Program Project

4:32am
WXOW. Workers reinstall Wisconsin statues downed in 2020 protest

Economy/Business

4:32pm
WMC. Top 16 Coolest Things Made in Wisconsin Announced
12:28pm
Fox Cities Chamber. U.S. Venture, Inc. Becomes First-Ever Platinum-Certified Fox Cities Employee Friendly Workplace
11:33am
Construction Business Group. Names Joseph L. Davis, Sr. As New Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Development Director
10:09am
SHINE Technologies. New name highlights technology competencies and multiple phase opportunities.

9:22am
Hudson Star-Observer. Time to celebrate craft beers produced in St. Croix County.
4:30am
CBS 58. Truck driver shortage expected to cause major delays, higher prices across country
4:29am
WKOW. Dane County Regional Airport struggles to bring back passengers
4:28am
WISC. ‘A job seeker market’: Employers offer incentives in competitive hiring landscape

Coronavirus

4:30am
WISN. Hospital closes urgent care to focus COVID-19 emergency room care
4:29am
NBC 15. Hospitalizations rising in Wisconsin as COVID-19 cases surge

Statewide

2:57pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Releases Annual Wisconsin Domestic Violence Homicide Report

4:16am
Spectrum News. Primer, powder and PFAS: 'Forever chemicals' are in half of America's makeup products

Courts

3:08pm
Fair Elections Project. Statement on Wednesday's State Supreme Court decision.
3:03pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.

4:44am
U.S. News & World Report. EXPLAINER: Wisconsin Redistricting Legal Battle Picks Up
4:20am
Racine Journal Times. Federal court indicates it wants Wisconsin's new political maps in place by March
4:16am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear appeal from former regulator accused of bias in power line case
4:14am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Republican legislators in Wisconsin consider asking U.S. Supreme Court to throw out redistricting lawsuit
4:11am
U.S. News & World Report. 6 Tribes Sue Wisconsin to Try to Stop November Wolf Hunt
4:11am
Cap Times. Six Ojibwe tribes claim Wisconsin wolf hunt violates treaty rights
4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 6 Wisconsin Tribes Sue State To Stop Fall Wolf Hunt

Education

3:34pm
UW System. New credit transfer agreement to benefit Wisconsin students.
3:06pm
Marquette University. Happy Hobbit Day: J.R.R. Tolkien exhibition coming to Haggerty Museum of Art in 2022
2:56pm
UW-La Crosse. Largest class in history
2:55pm
UW-Green Bay. Once again, enrollment on the rise
2:53pm
UW System. Enrollment drops 1% for the fall semester, according to initial estimates.
1:25pm
UW-Eau Claire. Carney named assistant chancellor for strategic partnerships and program development
12:28pm
UW-Madison. Four prominent Ho-Chunk alumni to address campus on significance of treaties
12:27pm
UW-Stout. Golf management alum, students adding Ryder Cup to their resumes
11:31am
UW-River Falls. Boetel named adviser of the year
9:27am
UW-River Falls. Innovator in Residence to speak Oct. 20.
9:21am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Study: Reform Teacher Licensing to Alleviate Teacher Shortage
9:18am
Marquette University. New Marquette Law School Poll finds sharp decline since July in public opinion of the Supreme Court’s job performance; change is driven by partisan differences

4:17am
Politico. Thousands of teachers rejected for public service loan forgiveness program, new data shows
4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System Surpasses Goal Of Teaching 75 Percent Of Fall Classes In-Person

Local

11:31am
City of Madison. Madison Maintains Aaa Bond Rating

4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Leans On Federal Pandemic Funds To Bolster Police, Fire In 2022 Budget Proposal

Congress

4:09pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Democrats Suspend Debt Ceiling to Pay for their $3.5 Trillion Tax & Spend Spree
2:26pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Murray, Rep. Pocan. Reintroduce Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act to Address Campus Bullying and Harassment

4:17am
AP. House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

Tuesday September 21, 2021

Legislative

5:01pm
Sen. Agard. Statement on Capitol statues being re-installed.
2:21pm
Assembly Mental Health Committee Democrats. Support sustainable funding for school mental health programs.
9:38am
Rep. Dittrich. Adoption is pro-life, the abortion alternative.
9:37am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Statement on Col. Heg and Forward statue re-installation.

4:10am
AP. Wisconsin election investigator warns of subpoenas
4:06am
Stevens Point Journal. Gableman says he will compel election clerks to comply with election review if necessary
4:06am
Cap Times. Gableman prepared to compel cooperation from clerks in election probe
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gableman Raises Specter Of Subpoenas For Clerks In GOP-Backed 2020 Election Investigation
4:04am
Chippewa Herald. Republican Sen. Kathy Bernier uses position to combat election misinformation

State Agencies

4:07pm
AG Kaul. Joins Coalition Defending States’ Authority to Set Policy on Concealed Carry
3:51pm
DNR. Horicon Marsh Trapping Bid Application
Deadline Oct. 6
10:57am
Wisconsin National Guard Wisconsin Air National Guard inducts newest Hall of Fame members
9:18am
DNR Lake Michigan Whitefish Virtual Meeting Sept. 28

Coronavirus

4:18am
DHS. More Than 142,000 People Receive First Dose Between August 20 and September 19

4:17am
NBC 15. Wis. could pay over $14 million in COVID-19 vaccine incentives
4:16am
WBAY. Appleton opening COVID-19 testing site at former Best Buy
4:09am
WSAW. Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in children ages 5 to 11
4:09am
AP. COVID has killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu
4:08am
WXPR. Among older adults, COVID deaths rise. Among little kids, RSV cases rise
4:07am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Wisconsin's pediatric ICUs are unusually full for this time of year, though it's not because of COVID — yet

Statewide

9:42am
AARP Wisconsin. Proposal to install plaques alongside art projects win grant.

Courts

11:14am
Fair Elections Project. Statement on Tuesday's federal judicial redistricting hearing.

Education

4:26pm
UW-Eau Claire. 56th Annual Northern Plains History Conference begins Sept. 23
3:52pm
UW-Madison. 13th among public universities in Wall Street Journal rankings
3:14pm
UW System. Returns to pre-pandemic levels of in-person instruction for Fall 2021.
2:20pm
DPI Supt. Underly. State superintendent congratulates 8 Wisconsin public schools for receiving national honor
1:48pm
Marquette University “Redeeming Justice” author Jarrett Adams to go “On the Issues,” Sept. 24
1:48pm
UW-Stout ‘Closet Combat’ brings to light struggles of teens seeking to come out
10:57am
UW-Madison Resilience: How COVID-19 challenged the scientific world
9:18am
UW-Green Bay Students were awarded $4,371,000 in grants
4:17am
UW-Whitewater. Extends leadership in cybersecurity with new degree

4:05am
Janesville Gazette. Homeschooling in Wisconsin spikes in first year of COVID-19
4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. US Education Secretary Kicks Off 'Return To School Road Trip' In Eau Claire

Local

5:00pm
Milwaukee Alds. Perez, Zamarripa. March organizers and participants honored for amplifying need for more pathways to citizenship
4:27pm
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. Getting Milwaukee closer to better financial health, more
stable housing, and improved public health and safety
9:40am
Milwaukee County Independent Redistricting Committee. Asks public to attend hearing Thursday night.
9:39am
United Way of Dane County. Earns coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.

4:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County Mentorship Program Would Help Incarcerated Individuals With Their Transition Back To The Community

Congress

3:52pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. To Fox News: This Nation is in Peril Because of the Biden Administration’s Policy Decisions
2:40pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Democrats Sacrificing Everything to Altar of Socialist Spending Spree
1:48pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher Opens Nomination Process for Northeast Wisconsin Veteran of the Year
10:57am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin Joins Congressional Democrats in Urging SCOTUS to Protect Reproductive Rights by Upholding Roe and Rejecting Mississippi’s Blatantly Unconstitutional Law
9:18am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher We Need to Restore Fiscal Sanity to Congress

4:06am
Wausau Daily Herald. Immigrant essential workers put pressure on Democrats after Senate parliamentarian ruling on inclusion in bill

Monday September 20, 2021

Legislative

9:54am
DPI Supt. Underly. Don’t let legislative leadership undermine public education in our state
4:09am
Sen. Taylor, Rep. Myers. Joint statement regarding Senate informational hearing on Critical Race Theory.

4:15am
WISN. Milwaukee County prepares to fight attempts to seize election machines

State Agencies

2:51pm
AG Kaul Joins Coalition Pushing Back Against Mississippi’s Effort to Overturn Aspects of Roe v. Wade
1:50pm
Serve Wisconsin. Announces $8.1 million in AmeriCorps funding for Wisconsin.
12:04pm
DATCP. Client Assistance Program Moves from DATCP to Disability Rights of Wisconsin
11:09am
DMA. Prepare to Protect Children by Teaching Youth Preparedness
9:53am
DHS. DHS Connect Fully Implemented
9:06am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment
For Environmental Review Of City Of Ladysmith
Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

Economy/Business

11:08am
Center for Technology Commercialization. Ideadvance Seed Fund attracts diverse applications with expanded eligibility
9:07am
WRA. August 2021 Home Sales Report

4:16am
WISC. 10% of Wisconsin restaurants went out of business during the pandemic, according to new estimate by the WRA

Coronavirus

9:04am
Survival Coalition. Update September 14: COVID Cases and Deaths Among People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Wisconsin

4:05am
WXPR. Northland Pines to offer free COVID testing for students, staff, and families

Courts

4:14am
WAOW. More than a year after the shutdown, courts still dealing with case backload
4:07am
Cap Times. Dane County judge dismisses attempted ouster of DNR board chair
4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Judge Dismisses Attorney General's Case To Remove GOP-Backed DNR Board Chair
4:04am
WSAW. Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking removal of DNR chairman

Education

2:51pm
Marquette University Biological science professor receives $950,000 NSF grant
2:51pm
UW-Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance to bring ‘Passage’ to its three campuses
9:06am
UW-Stout. Art education students and Menomonie teachers collaborate in Fine Arts Camp
9:04am
UW-Madison. Partying like it was 2020, virtual graduates return for an in-person celebration

4:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System Student Vaccination Rates Vary Significantly By Campus

Local

2:45pm
Kewaunee County. Joins Bug Tussel Wireless, LLC in Celebrating the First Steps of Bringing Broadband Service to the Area
9:08am
Kewaunee County Emergency Management. Kewaunee County Demonstrates Ability to Handle Nuclear Plant Incidents in FEMA Evaluated Emergency Response Exercise

4:15am
WTMJ. Milwaukee continues to grip with a string of gun violence over the weekend
4:09am
LA Times. On the front lines of the U.S. homicide epidemic: Milwaukee faces historic violence
4:08am
Janesville Gazette. Local governments not sure whether Biden vaccine mandate applies to them

Congress

2:51pm
U.S. Rep. Tiffany Sends Letter to Blinken, Mayorkas Requesting Answers on Vetting Procedures
12:07pm
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Courtney. Issue Joint Statement on Historic AUKUS Partnership
11:12am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Introduces amendments to National Defense Authorization Act holding our adversaries accountable and stopping human trafficking.

Friday September 17, 2021

Legislative

4:02pm
Rep. Ramthun. Lack of movement in audit execution.
11:10am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Continuing to Protect Our Kids from the Dangers of Tobacco and Vaping
9:56am
Rep. Dittrich. Wisconsin parents deserve a choice.

4:24am
Fox 11. De Pere state senator remains hospitalized with COVID-19: Spokesperson
4:15am
Racine Journal Times. Republicans relish Vos' role as Wisconsin's 'shadow governor'
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin GOP Bill Would Create Felony Charges For Participating In A Riot
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican Bill Would Require Schools To Notify Parents Before Teaching Programs On Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity
4:09am
Cap Times. Wisconsin parents could pull children out of gender, sexuality curriculum under proposed bill
4:08am
Chippewa Herald. Republicans fast-tracking bill to allow parents ability to opt students out of LGBTQ curriculum

State Agencies

4:29pm
Wisconsin Catholic Conference. (Updated) Wisconsin bishops urge support for Afghan guests at Fort McCoy. Statement.
3:11pm
AG Kaul. Leads Coalition in Support of EPA’s proposal to include PFAS as a class in the Contaminant Candidate List 5
1:06pm
PSC. More than 106,800 Wisconsin households are enrolled in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.
9:50am
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Kieler SD #1 Drinking Water Loan Program Project
4:25am
DOA. Applications Open for $10.8 Million in Grants for Summer Camps and Minor League Sports Teams Impacted by Pandemic

Economy/Business

9:50am
WMC Rachel Ver Velde Joins WMC as Director of Workforce, Education & Employment Policy

4:24am
NBC 26. 'It's definitely been a challenging year': Lambeau Field still suffering from staffing shortages
4:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Unemployment Unchanged at 3.9% in August
4:10am
Wausau Daily Herald. 'Catastrophic short staffing' at Wausau area businesses forces closures, other adjustments
4:09am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin lost 8,200 private sector jobs in August, unemployment rate unchanged
4:06am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin restaurant closes after getting $464,040 in COVID funds; owner blames government then recants

Coronavirus

4:24am
WISC. ‘We’re all stretched to the limit’: Local emergency rooms facing long wait times
4:23am
NBC 15. 9 in 10 Wisconsin hospital beds full, highest yet recorded during COVID-19
4:22am
WBAY. COVID-19 in Wisconsin: More than 3,000 new cases for a 2nd day
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Health Departments' Contact Tracing Efforts In 'Surge Mode' As COVID-19 Cases Rise
4:12am
WXPR. Forest County reaches “Critically High” COVID-19 activity level as county health department makes plea to community

Courts

3:09pm
Hunter Nation. Statement on court decision maintaining charmanship of Dr. Frederick Prehn.
1:51pm
Dane County Circuit Court Branch 3. State v. Prehn - Decision and order
11:12am
Midwest Environmental Advocates, Citizens for a Clean Wausau, Clean Water Action Council, River Alliance of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Environmental Health Network. Environmental and Public Health Groups to Submit Amicus Brief
in Toxic Chemical Lawsuit Brought by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce

4:15am
Appleton Post Crescent. A conservative law firm is suing the Town of Buchanan for an 'unlawful tax' approved by voters in 2019
4:12am
Cap Times. Federal court consolidates redistricting lawsuits, rejects GOP motion to dismiss
4:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Federal Court Allows Wisconsin Redistricting Case to Proceed
4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Federal Court Allows Wisconsin Redistricting Case To Proceed

Education

3:22pm
Marquette University. MUPD assistant chief honored with Excellence in University Service Award
3:10pm
UW-Stevens Point. Becoming an Outdoors-Woman offers shooting sports workshop
1:48pm
UW-Eau Claire. ‘Thursdays at the U’ to highlight Primates Inc., a sanctuary for retired research monkeys
11:11am
UW-Madison. $175 million commitment helps launch UW–Madison School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences, support transformative mission
9:50am
UW-Eau Claire Professor co-directing project to commemorate 50th anniversary of Hmong resettlement in U.S.
9:33am
UW-River Falls. Cudd named distinguished teacher.
4:26am
Marquette University. Chris Swift, Chairman and CEO of The Hartford and Marquette University Trustee, to highlight enduring lessons of leadership at Business Leaders Forum

4:23am
WTMJ. UW-Milwaukee reaches 70% vaccination rate among students

Local

12:20pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Proposal would create paid internships, a first for Board of Supervisors.
11:58am
City of Madison. Freakfest 2021 Cancelled, Residents Asked to Take Precautions at Gatherings

4:10am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Brown County Board reviews six redistricting options, then throws them all out

Thursday September 16, 2021

Legislative

3:00pm
Sen. Agard. Wisconsin GOP fast tracks hateful, homophobic legislation.
12:30pm
DPI Supt. Underly. It’s time to focus on learning, not on political games
11:49am
Rep. Snodgrass. LGBTQ Legislative Caucus Democrats submit testimony against AB-562

State Agencies

3:15pm
DNR. Names Whitewater Resident Ginny Coburn
State Natural Areas Steward Of The Year
3:01pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Waukesha-based medical company continues providing top-notch medical care in Iraq, Kuwait
2:59pm
DOA. Applications Open for $33.25 Million in Grants for Event Venues, Movie Theaters and Live Event Small Businesses
2:03pm
DNR. Reveals Season Outlook For Fall Wild
Turkey, Ruffed Grouse And Woodcock Seasons
1:29pm
DWD. Updates Policies Supporting Self-Employed People with Disabilities
1:25pm
DMA. Registration open for annual Wisconsin Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit
12:27pm
DWD. BLS Data: Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.9 Percent; Labor Force Participation Rate Increases to 66.5 Percent
10:20am
DNR. Waterfowl Hunters: Wear Your Life Jackets
9:21am
AG Kaul. Announces Selection of Wisconsin AAG Cooley to Chair NAAG Multistate Antitrust Taskforce
8:48am
DNR Successful Landing Blitz Helps Prevent Spread Of Invasive Species In Wisconsin Waters

Economy/Business

12:28pm
WMC. Wisconsin Business World & Kwik Trip Announce Statewide Competitions for Students
10:20am
New North. Partners with national leaders for broadband access study.

3:25am
WKOW. Wisconsin Restaurant Association says food supply volatility and worker shortage driving higher menu prices
3:23am
CBS 58. 'We're doing everything we can': Restaurants offer incentives, cut hours amid dire labor shortage
3:23am
WAOW. Rhinelander Paper Mill idling one machine, number of workers impacted remains unknown
3:21am
The Hill. State, local governments struggle to recover jobs after COVID-19 recession

Coronavirus

4:54pm
Lincoln County Health Department. Lincoln County Sees an Increase in COVID-19 Cases

3:25am
WEAU. Chippewa Valley hospital beds filling up with COVID and non-COVID patients
3:25am
WBAY. COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 3,400 new cases, 20 deaths, virus activity “Very High”
3:24am
WISN. Milwaukee officials report 'drastic' increase in COVID-19 testing demand
3:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Unvaccinated nearly 9 times as likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 in Wisconsin

Statewide

4:53pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Becomes the designated home of the Client Assistance Program.
2:58pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
3:30am
Security Health Plan. Rated among top plans in Wisconsin by NCQA

Courts

8:48am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty Sues Town of Buchanan for Adopting, Implementing Unlawful Tax

3:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Judge Won't Let Lawmakers, Hunters Join DNR Board Lawsuit
3:27am
Cap Times. Kaul joins coalition of attorneys general to oppose Texas abortion law

Education

2:04pm
Marquette University. Marquette Law School Poll to release national surveys on political topics, Supreme Court, Sept. 22-23
12:27pm
UW-Eau Claire. Students reach 70% vaccination milestone
12:26pm
UW System. Comedian Charlie Berens joins President Thompson for Vax Up! "70 for 70" campaign.
8:48am
UW-Eau Claire Latinx Heritage Month celebration gets underway
8:48am
UW-Stout Hispanic Heritage Month activities to celebrate and honor the Latinx community

3:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Jill Biden Visits Milwaukee Elementary To Hear From Parents, Teachers About Virtual Learning And Return To School
3:24am
NBC 15. Weeks into the year, Wis. school districts say they’re still short on bus drivers

Local

4:51pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Martin. Supervisors Praise Work of County Housing Division in Preventing Evictions
8:49am
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Congratulates Mayor Bukiewicz on election as Intergovernmental Cooperation Council Chairman.
3:31am
Milwaukee County Sups. Nicholson, Ortiz-Velez. Celebrate beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month.

3:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Coalition Of Groups Propose Alternative To I-94 Expansion
3:28am
Fox 6. Milwaukee County emergency rental help prevents nearly 4K evictions
3:26am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Proposed alternative to I-94 East-West expansion gets pushback from business groups

Congress

3:42pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. It Is Shocking that Fauci Does Not Have a Firm Grasp on the Effectiveness of Natural Immunity
1:24pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Honor 13 American Heroes Killed in Afghanistan with Congressional Gold Medals
11:38am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Tours Woldt Farms, Drumlin Dairy on Save the Bay Field Day

3:28am
U.S. News & World Report. US: Wolves May Need Protections After States Expand Hunting
3:22am
La Crosse Tribune. US Reps. Gwen Moore, Ilhan Omar call for investigation into Fort McCoy conditions

Wednesday September 15, 2021

Governor

4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Has Gotten Billions In Federal Funds That Need To Be Spent By 2026

Legislative

4:42pm
Rep. Allen. Education not indoctrination.
4:41pm
Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month.
3:58pm
Rep. Ramthun. Truth revealed.
2:49pm
Speaker Vos, Sen. LeMahieu. State Legislature invites broad public input on redistricting efforts.
2:46pm
Sen. Agard. Blank check election investigation is a farce.
2:03pm
Rep. Magnafici. Testimony in support of AB-378
1:37pm
Rep. Vruwink. State officials to attend 60th Anniversary of Yahara Valley School
11:27am
Reps. Considine, Moore Omokunde, Ortiz-Velez, Shelton, Snodgrass. (Updated) Democrats introduce innovative efficiences in transportation bill package.
11:20am
Sen. Smith. Column: Redistricting: The Responsibility of a Lifetime
8:57am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty Supports Public School Spending Transparency Legislation

10:15am
Politico. How Wisconsin is ruled by a shadow governor
4:08am
AP. Wisconsin election clerks confused by investigation email
4:07am
WISN. Election review e-mail raises security concerns among some clerks
4:04am
Spectrum News. GOP bill would provide jobless pay for workers who reject vaccine
3:57am
WKOW. Education groups split over bill that would triple reading tests for young students

State Agencies

2:03pm
AG Kaul. Joins Coalition in Support of DOJ’s Lawsuit Against Texas Abortion Ban
11:03am
DNR. Find Your Adventure: Explore Wisconsin’s Amazing Fall Foliage
10:20am
DNR. Seeking Public Comments On Green Tier Application For Wisconsin Specialty Recycling
8:57am
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Greenwood Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

4:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Department of Corrections considering Milwaukee correctional center for Lincoln Hills replacement
4:02am
WXPR. DNR: no PFAS concerns for statewide deer consumption
4:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. 'I just want to leave': Afghan refugees speak out about conditions at Fort McCoy
3:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Virginia and Wisconsin Report Measles Cases Among Refugees
3:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Announces COVID Testing Requirement for State Workers
3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Workers Not Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Will Have To Be Tested Weekly
3:56am
NBC 15. DHS, law enforcement investigating several complaints of fake vaccine cards across Wisconsin

Economy/Business

11:21am
Charter Communications. Announces $30 Million Spectrum Community Assist Initiative to Revitalize Local Community Centers and Invest in Job Training Programs Across its 41-State Footprint
8:57am
WMC, Johnson Financial Group Voting Begins for Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest

3:57am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Eaton Corp. to close Watertown facility, lay off 56 employees

Coronavirus

11:20am
Gov. Evers, DHS. Remind Wisconsinites to Get Vaccinated to Get $100

4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'We All Have To Be Part Of The Solution': Wisconsin Hospitals Filling Up As COVID-19 Cases Rise
4:01am
Chippewa Herald. Rising COVID-19 hospitalizations overwhelming respiratory therapists
4:00am
Appleton Post Crescent. Fox Valley hospitals 'begging and pleading' other facilities to accept transfers as beds become limited
3:57am
NBC 26. With hospitals overwhelmed from rising COVID cases, ThedaCare says it only has two ICU beds available

Statewide

3:52pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Minocqua opens new sleep lab
3:52pm
Direct Service Provider Network. Governor Evers proclaims Direct Support Professionals Week September 12-18.
3:26pm
Door County Economic Development Corporation. National Hispanic Heritage Month.
2:10pm
Milky Way Tech Hub, Wisconsin Voices. Governor Tony Evers declares October WI Tech Month.
11:04am
Institute for Reforming Government. Launches New Website Featuring “Tell Your Story” Page

Education

2:05pm
Mount Mary University. President Christine Pharr, Ph.D.. announces plans to step down in June 2022.
11:22am
Edgewood College. New V.P. for Mission, Values, and Inclusion Announced
10:14am
UW-Stout. University garden thriving again after yearlong COVID shutdown
8:57am
UW-Green Bay Installment Ceremony to Honor Academic Tradition and UW-Green Bay’s Seventh Chancellor, Michael Alexander
8:57am
UW-Eau Claire Again makes ‘Best of the Best’ list for LGBTQ-friendly universities

Local

4:40pm
Racine Public Health. Masks available to city residents at City of Racine fire stations.
2:54pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Airport Solar Project Generates More Than 12 Million Kilowatt-Hours of Clean Energy in First 9 Months
1:05pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Proclaims Sept. 15-Oct. 15 Hispanic American Heritage Month in Milwaukee County.
12:18pm
A Better Mount Pleasant. Village clerk letter threatens indefinitely confined voters in Mount Pleasant.
12:17pm
Racine Mayor Mason. COVID-19 testing resumes September 16 at Festival Hall.
8:52am
Kewaunee County Emergency Management. To host "Clean Sweep" collection for residents.
4:10am
Milwaukee County Sup. Goodwin. Proposal to create basketball league recommended by Parks Committee.

3:58am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Stepping closer to decriminalization: Oshkosh city council lowers municipal fine for marijuana possession to $75
3:56am
CBS 58. Rash of violence continues in Milwaukee as city, police department and community search for answers

Congress

10:21am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Honored with Defender of Small Business Award
4:09am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. To Fox Business: The Biden Administration is Detached from Reality
4:09am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. And Lankford and Colleagues Push to End Government Shutdowns, Hold Congress Accountable

Tuesday September 14, 2021

Governor

10:30am
Gov. Evers Announces $58.4 Million Investment in Local COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Recovery
10:30am
Gov. Evers And Attorney General Kaul File Motion to Intervene in Redistricting Lawsuit

4:16am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin to receive nearly $60M in COVID-19 recovery funding

Legislative

3:24pm
Sen. LeMahieu. Tony Evers new COVID mandate lacks legal basis, abuses power.
12:51pm
Sen. Bernier. Supports National Disability Voter Registraton Week.

4:19am
Racine Journal Times. UPDATE: Racine County clerk said she never got email from Wisconsin's election investigator to retain records
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin GOP Election Investigator Requests Clerks Preserve 2020 Data
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Election Probe Email Raises Security Concerns in Wisconsin

State Agencies

2:59pm
AG Kaul. Joins Coalition Calling On Congress to Prioritize Funding for Programs to Address the Climate Crisis, Environmental Injustice
12:52pm
DATCP, DOJ. Reach Settlement with StubHub, Inc.
11:57am
DOA. Announces State Employee Testing Requirement
10:30am
WEDC Connecting Wisconsin to Africa

4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Nearly 70% of State Executive Branch Workers Vaccinated
4:07am
La Crosse Tribune. At least two in three state employees have received at least one does of COVID-19 vaccine

Economy/Business

10:32am
BizStarts. Collaborates with AARP Wisconsin for third entrepreneurship empowerment program.
10:25am
New North. Christopher Caldwell selected to board of directors.

4:28am
WBAY. Restaurant GM: “We don’t want to be the next place that needs to close down, even for one day of the week.”

Coronavirus

4:17am
Marshfield News Herald. COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths in Wisconsin remain at levels last seen in winter

Statewide

9:10am
Michael Best Strategies. Acquires Capitol Consultants.
9:07am
Common Cause in Wisconsin Wisconsin Redistricting Process is Moving Forward Fast This Fall

Courts

4:13am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Governor Wants to Intervene in Redistricting Case
4:10am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers seeks to intervene in federal redistricting case
4:09am
The Hill. Wisconsin governor seeks to intervene in redistricting case
4:07am
Chippewa Herald. Gov. Tony Evers seeks to join Democratic lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's political maps

Education

3:01pm
Marquette University. Theatre announces 2021-22 season, including return to in-person performances
12:56pm
UW-Stevens Point. Ranked among top Midwest public universities
12:56pm
UW-Platteville Construction management student leaves his mark on campus through internship projects
12:56pm
UW-Platteville To support rural entrepreneurs with new prototyping services
12:56pm
UW-Platteville Awarded Thompson Center funding to pursue infrastructure research
12:02pm
UW-River Falls. Recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report.
10:31am
One City Schools. Receives another $1.15 million to renovate new school home.
9:07am
MPS First Lady Jill Biden visits Marvin E. Pratt Elementary School
9:07am
UW-Stout Three students awarded study abroad scholarships

4:28am
WEAU. UW-Eau Claire hosts COVID-19 vaccination event with UW System interim president

Local

4:26pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Calls for reentry initiative at the House of Correction.
3:23pm
Milwaukee Alds. Zamarripa, Perez Council members to host Hispanic Heritage Month kick-off
12:50pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Awards Nearly $5 Million in COVID Relief Grants to 183 Local Nonprofits
11:21am
Milwaukee County Independent Redistricting Committee. Invites public to attend hearing Wednesday night.
11:21am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Rabies-infected Bat Found on Sidewalk in Middleton
10:47am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Observes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
10:30am
Dane County Exec. Parisi Dane County to Install Air Purification and Air Filtration Units at Facilities to Help Reduce Spread of COVID-19

4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dane County Board Member Wants Justification For Mask Mandate
4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison-Dane County Board of Health opposes resolution to end county mask mandate

Congress

3:23pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald Democrats Advance Amnesty Bill, Block Fitzgerald Amendments to Protect Americans
3:00pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Seeks Nominations for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District 2021 Veteran of the Year Award
12:52pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Colleagues in Letter Urging the Department of Education to Continue to Bolster Federal and State Oversight of Student Loan Servicers
10:30am
U.S. Sen. Johnson On Fox News: Biden Administration Has Been a Rolling Series of Disasters

4:18am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Tammy Baldwin hears Wisconsin tribes' concerns on murdered Indigenous women, broadband access, wolf hunt
4:16am
AP. Democrats seek corporate, wealthy tax hikes for $3.5T plan

Monday September 13, 2021

Legislative

3:20pm
Rep. Snodgrass. Statement on school mask requirements.
1:09pm
Rep. Shelton. Recognizing September as National Sickle Cell Awareness Month in Wisconsin.
1:05pm
Sen. Feyen. Announces in-district office hours.

2:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP Leaders Pressured to Sign Election Subpoenas
2:46am
Wausau Daily Herald. Gableman says he has started interviews in election review, but conservatives say his efforts are insufficient

State Agencies

3:20pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Mega Millions Jackpot to $383 Million
2:11pm
DOA. Wisconsin State Employees Report Nearly 70 Percent Vaccination Rate
10:35am
AG Kaul. Warns Wisconsinites of Increase in Ransomware Threats
9:06am
DOA Wisconsin Receives $249,908 Special Merit Grant Funding for Lake Michigan Coastal Communities
9:06am
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Green Lake Safe Drinking Water And Clean Water Project

2:45am
Racine Journal Times. I-94 project gets national recognition for being done on time, under budget despite pandemic

Economy/Business

2:11pm
Alliant Energy. Safety tips for farmers during harvest season.
11:13am
Center for Technology Commercialization. 18th round of SBIR Advance funding opens for high-tech small businesses
10:29am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Calling all companies! Sign up for Early Stage Symposium; learn a lot, meet with investors

2:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Business Groups Say Biden Vaccine Mandate Would Be A Burden
2:47am
Milwaukee Biz Times. How many Wisconsin workers could be impacted by Biden’s new vaccine mandate?
2:46am
NBC 26. Wisconsin farmers to receive record-breaking support this year from USDA

Coronavirus

2:49am
Chippewa Herald. 'It is very sad': Chippewa County begins to see COVID-19 deaths in their 30s and 40s
2:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Many Long-Term Care Staff In Wisconsin Reject Vaccine, Despite Risks
2:47am
WKBT. Drive thru COVID-19 testing site returns in La Crosse

Statewide

3:39pm
American Lung Association. FDA’s Delay on Juul and other Tobacco Products Puts U.S. Kids at Risk
2:01pm
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Rev up the disability vote.

2:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Internet Funding Rule Could Favor Rural Areas Over Cities

Courts

3:09pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. (Updated) Calendar and case synposes September 2021.
2:26pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. To hear cases in Port Washington Oct. 15.

Education

3:39pm
Marquette University. Marquette College of Business Administration launches groundbreaking Real Estate Asset Program
3:01pm
Mount Mary University. "Diversity is our strength"
1:15pm
UW-Stout. Best College: University moves up in several areas of national rankings
10:31am
Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. Teacher and principal nominations can now be submitted online.
10:30am
UW-Madison. Ranked 42nd overall and 14th best public college by U.S. News
9:06am
Alverno College U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Alverno for Strong Commitment to Teaching, Innovation
9:06am
UW-Eau Claire U.S. News & World Report again includes UW-Eau Claire among best universities in the Midwest
2:52am
UW-La Crosse. U.S. News & World Report: UWL at the top among UW System peers

Local

4:08pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. To host virtual discussions of 'We Do This 'Til We Free Us.'
10:22am
Board of Health Madison and Dane County. Statement: County Resolution 2021-RES 157

2:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'It's Criminal': Milwaukeeans Call For Speedier Lead Pipeline Removal To Cut Childhood Poisoning

Congress

3:29pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Freeze Funding for Gain-of-Function Research

2:51am
Spectrum News. First Lady Jill Biden to visit Milwaukee on Wednesday

Friday September 10, 2021

Legislative

3:25pm
Sen. Stroebel. Biden abandons the Constitution in declaring war against unvaccinated.
2:38pm
Sen. Stroebel. Poll shows strong public support for election integrity.
12:11pm
Rep. August. Condemns Biden extreme unconstitutional action to sever personal freedom.
12:02pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Stands for healthcare freedom.
10:45am
Rep. Dittrich. President violates Constitution in arbitrary COVID-19 vaccination rule.
10:45am
Sen. Bernier. Announces Senate Scholar Program.
10:43am
Sen. Marklein Column: What’s the Dairy Hub-bub
4:13am
Sen. Nass. President Biden abuses federal power on Covid-19 mandates.

4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin lawmakers draft bill to end mandatory wolf hunt
4:07am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Election Investigator Demands State Preserve Data
4:07am
Stevens Point Journal. Michael Gableman, attorney for Assembly Republicans, asks officials to hang onto data about 2020 presidential election
4:06am
Cap Times. Democrats push bill to make Wisconsin wolf hunt optional
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Republicans Reintroduce 'Born Alive' Abortion Bill

State Agencies

1:51pm
DNR.To Host ‘Threats On Tap: Marginalized Communities’ Webinar Sept. 15
10:44am
DOT. I-94 North-South project wins national acclaim
10:43am
DHS Federal and State Officials Advise Wisconsinites that Making or Buying Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Cards is Illegal
9:38am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village of Dorchester Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

4:10am
Chippewa Herald. Regulators approve Dodge County solar farm amid growing tension over land use
4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR Declines To Take Part In Natural Resources Board Meeting As Battle Continues Over Chair
4:08am
U.S. News & World Report. DNR Policy Board Meeting Canceled Amid Leadership Fight

Coronavirus

4:09am
AP. Sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans
4:09am
WSAW. Wisconsin reports highest one-day COVID-19 death toll since mid-Feb.

Statewide

9:40am
Dairyland Power Cooperative. Cohosting Lighting the Way for Rural Prosperity event.

4:08am
Spectrum News. FDA delays decision on e-cigarettes from vaping giant Juul

Courts

4:11am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin Supreme Court hears arguments in significant public records case

Education

12:03pm
UW-Stout. Students to display 2,997 U.S. flags as part of 9/11: Never Forget Project
12:01pm
UW-Milwaukee. School of Architecture and Urban Planning awards 2021 Marcus Prize to innovative architectural duo
11:26am
UW-Eau Claire. Barron County administrator to present Sept. 16 'Thursdays at the U' lecture
9:38am
UW-Eau Claire. 79th season of The Forum opens Sept. 22 with Antonia Okafor

4:07am
Green Bay Press Gazette. One entire class of first-graders sent home as more than 900 Green Bay public school students, staff out since classes began
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee School Board Votes To Require Vaccines For Staff, Approves Incentives For Vaccinated Students

Congress

10:43am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin Joins Colleagues in Call to Bolster Ports Infrastructure Funding in Upcoming Build Back Better Legislation
4:12am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. President Biden has Chosen Coercion Over Transparency

Thursday September 9, 2021

Governor

3:05pm
Gov. Evers. Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Barber Brothers Who Lost Their Lives in Pearl Harbor Attack

3:23am
Beloit Daily News. Evers talks vaccination rate, lawmaker dispute over COVID-19 rules
3:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers: End Of Pandemic Unemployment Will Not Solve Worker Shortage

Legislative

2:28pm
Rep. Hebl. Wisconsin GOP spending taxpayer money recklessly.
1:43pm
Common Cause Wisconsin. Stop the Sham Election"Investigations" in Wisconsin
8:46am
MMAC, Wisconsin Grocers Association, WMC, WPMCA. Letter to senators urging passage of SB-355
8:42am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Christine Todd Whiteman denounces Wisconsin’s “CyberNinjas 2.0”
3:35am
Rep. Allen. Letter to AG Kaul.
3:35am
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. Praises Senate hearing on Wisconsin election processes.

3:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bipartisan Group Raises Concerns With Wisconsin Election Investigations
3:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans, Elections Experts Say Wisconsin Probe Is Flawed
3:26am
Stevens Point Journal. 'It's a waste of time': A pair of Republicans take aim at partisan election reviews in Wisconsin

State Agencies

4:41pm
DNR. Archery And Crossbow Deer Hunting Seasons Open Sept. 18
3:08pm
DSPS.  Launches Workforce Study with Dentist and Dental Hygienist Renewals
3:07pm
Clean Wisconsin. MG&E Agrees to Lower Fixed Charges, Expand Smart Thermostat Program in Rate Case Settlement
3:06pm
DATCP. Accepting Applications for Second Round of 2021 Specialty Crop Block Grants
2:26pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Volk Field and Wisconsin National Guard troops supporting Fort McCoy with Afghan mission
2:23pm
DFI. Wisconsin’s Banks Report Strong Mid-Year Financial Performance
12:12pm
Edvest. College Savings Month Encourages Families to Save for Higher Education
10:42am
DNR. Public Invited To Attend Preview Of Woodland Dunes, Henry Wetland Restoration Project In Manitowoc

3:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. State agency dismisses divestment complaint against UW Foundation

Economy/Business

11:31am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Announces Winners of 2021 Business Awards
8:40am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. FDIC Quarterly Numbers Indicate a Strong Economy Mid-Year 2021

3:32am
Fox 6. Potawatomi to reinstitute mask policy beginning Sept. 9

Coronavirus

9:56am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Issues Updated Face Covering Emergency Order

3:31am
Politico. Covid-19 testing system struggles to keep up with Delta demand
3:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Exhausted, heartbroken and angry: St. Mary’s Hospital staff confronts another COVID-19 surge
3:28am
La Crosse Tribune. Gundersen opens additional COVID areas as hospitalizations continue to rise
3:27am
The Hill. White House signals new COVID-19 measures coming for unvaccinated Americans
3:27am
AP. COVID-19 surge in the US: The summer of hope ends in gloom
3:24am
Racine Journal Times. Unvaccinated City of Racine workers to be tested weekly for COVID-19
3:24am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. ICU beds are in short supply across much of Wisconsin as COVID-19 hospitalizations are at heights last seen in January

Statewide

2:25pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Sip all day, get decay: Avoid the dental dangers of sipping sugary, acidic beverages

3:24am
Cap Times. Wisconsin alcohol consumption spiked in 2021, tax revenue suggests

Courts

3:22am
Chippewa Herald. EOG Resources sues the City of Chippewa Falls over its tax bill

Education

3:45pm
UW-Madison. Scientists gain better understanding of icy plumes associated with violent tornadoes
3:07pm
Marquette University. Dr. Kristin Haglund named next Rev. John P. Raynor, S.J. Endowed Chair
3:06pm
UW-Eau Claire. Interim President Tommy Thompson to visit
2:29pm
Mount Mary University. Nov. 4 keynote speaker breaks barriers in baseball and beyond.
2:28pm
UW-Madison. Nearby forest loss predicts future deforestation on protected lands
2:24pm
Marquette University. 91% of Marquette community now vaccinated; regular testing required for those who are not
11:19am
Alverno College. Awarded Grant to Attract Women and Students of Color to STEM Fields
9:23am
UW-Milwaukee. Research Foundation awards new Catalyst Grants
8:44am
UW-Eau Claire. Summer immersion in Central Europe builds knowledge and understanding of history and cultures

3:31am
WSAW. Wausau School District parents looking for more communication about contact tracing

Local

2:26pm
City of Madison. Vision Zero Continues Speed Reductions, Next Up Whitney Way from Raymond Road to the Beltline
3:34am
Milwaukee Ald. Dimitrijevic. COVID-19 mitigation is a community effort
3:33am
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Communication files target storm response, COVID procedures

3:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. City, Tourism Leaders In Superior Fight Over Future Of Marketing City To Visitors
3:23am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville proposes wheel tax increase, curb and gutter charge backs to pay for road repairs

Wednesday September 8, 2021

Governor

3:48am
Gov. Evers Grants 71 Pardons, Signs Executive Order Expediting and Expanding Pardon Proces

3:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Sets Torrid Pace on Pardons, Simplifies Applications
3:31am
Cap Times. Evers announced expanded eligibility, expedited process for pardons

Legislative

11:26am
Rep. Sortwell. Protecting Wisconsinites First Amendment rights from Big Tech.
11:14am
Sen. Smith. Column: Team Smith is Here to Serve
9:40am
LAB. Report 21-13: Retirement Funds Investment Activity.
3:49am
Rep. Emerson. Statement on Fort McCoy.

3:40am
Politico. State GOP leaders push new 2020 election reviews as Arizona report looms
3:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Nass Asks GOP Leaders to Sue UW System Over COVID Policies

State Agencies

1:55pm
WEDC. Applications open for $100 million in Workforce Innovation Grants
1:54pm
DATCP. “Rural Realities” Podcast Returns for Second Season
12:57pm
DNR. Announces 2022 Wild Turkey, Waterfowl And Pheasant Stamp Design Contest Winners
12:55pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Badger State Soldiers continue battling wildfires in western states
11:46am
DMA. Wisconsin Incident Management Teams Play Critical Role in Pandemic Response
11:46am
DNR. Fall Issue Of Wisconsin Natural Resources
Magazine Shines Spotlight On Hidden Gems
10:13am
DNR.  Reminder: ‘Sowing The Seeds For Change’ Webinar Sept. 10

3:34am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin hemp program to transition to federal agency next year

Economy/Business

12:56pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.

3:56am
WKOW. Why pandemic unemployment benefits ending might not be the answer to Wisconsin’s restaurant worker shortage
3:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Fee relief: MGE to reduce flat charges as part of settlement to trim rate increase
3:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Northwoods Loggers Say Federal Help Welcome, Won't Fill Losses Due To Market Changes
3:29am
Cap Times. Report: Unions weaker, wages stagnant in Wisconsin in recent years

Coronavirus

4:13am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin tops 1,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations, highest since January
3:57am
WEAU. DHS: Seven-day average of COVID-19 hospitalizations continues to rise
3:55am
WISN. Some COVID-19 test clinics close suddenly due to lack of supplies
3:29am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. ‘Not sure I can do this again’: Hospitals' nursing shortage worsened by pandemic

Statewide

3:48pm
Common Sense Wisconsin. WILL Poll Underscores Need for Statewide Election Uniformity Constitutional Amendment
1:51pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Poll: Broad Support for Election Integrity Reforms in Wisconsin
8:59am
Wisconsin Policy Forum Alcohol tax revenues surge during pandemic
8:59am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Support for Banning Gerrymandering in Wisconsin Rises to 87%!

3:34am
AP. Do ATVs belong on roads? Towns are abuzz on perks, drawbacks
3:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Some Wisconsin Counties Pursue Nontraditional Redistricting In 2021

Courts

3:59pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.
3:58pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Non-party brief in support of petitioners.
3:57pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Non-party brief of Wisconsin Legislature.
3:56pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Appendix of the Wisconsin Legislature.
3:55pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Amicus brief in opposition to petition for original action.
3:54pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Nonparty brief of Congressmen Grothman, Gallagher, Steil, Tiffany, Fitzgerald supporting petitioners.
3:52pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Brief of amici curiae.
3:50pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Appendix in support of brief of amici curiae.

3:32am
Fox 6. Wisconsin disabled workers file unemployment discrimination lawsuit
3:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'We have rights': Disabled workers file federal lawsuit against Wisconsin over denial of unemployment benefits
3:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Law Banning Disabled People From Receiving Unemployment Benefits Targeted In New Federal Lawsuit

Education

3:46pm
UW-Stout. First-year students welcomed to campus life with celebration at Williams Stadium
3:46pm
Edgewood College. Welcomes Author Scott Ellsworth for Hatheway Lecture
3:45pm
Marquette University. Attracting, retaining young professionals in Milwaukee will be topic of “On the Issues,” Sept. 10
1:52pm
UW-Madison. Taming ‘tubes: For computer chips, new technique puts carbon nanotubes squarely in their place
12:58pm
UW-Eau Claire. To host Constitution Day event Sept. 16
12:10pm
UW-Stout. Vice chancellor named for Business, Finance and Administrative Services
11:47am
UW-Eau Claire. New Blugold becomes fourth generation in her family to study at UW-Eau Claire
9:40am
UW-Stevens Point. Planetarium offering fall shows, observatory viewings
8:59am
UW-Eau Claire 'Racing Toward Justice' series begins Sept. 15 with Chanel Miller

3:56am
WBAY. UW System President Tommy Thompson encourages UWO students to get vaccinated
3:36am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Advocates continue efforts for Wisconsin school districts to drop use of Native American mascots

Local

3:45pm
Racine Mayor Mason. City of Racine's incentives are working - vaccination increase of 19%.
2:32pm
Public Health Madison And Dane County. Seeks to Bolster COVID-19 Response with 19 New Positions
1:54pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. Elections Director Julietta Henry selected to Advisory Board of the Election Official Legal Defense Network.
11:24am
Flight for Life. Announces expansion.
3:48am
City of Madison The Let’s Talk Streets Campaign Seeks Input from People with Disabilities

3:58am
WQOW. Chippewa Fire District loses 25% of volunteer firefighters
3:55am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Alderwoman Chantia Lewis accused of pocketing more than $20,000 in campaign finances
3:30am
La Crosse Tribune. City weighs how to trim 2022 budget to avoid 13% increase to property taxes

Congress

1:52pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Fauci Should Resign
3:48am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin And Colleagues Visit Fort McCoy

3:33am
WSAW. Rep. Shankland, Rep. Kind join Sen. Baldwin during Fort McCoy tour
3:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrats Confident In Vetting Of Afghan Refugees, Say Resettlement Could Begin This Weekend

Tuesday September 7, 2021

Legislative

4:16pm
Sen. Nass. Requests legislative leadership take UW System to court over Covid-19 mandates. Letter to Sen. LeMahieu, Speaker Vos.
4:09pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Politicians attack voters' freedoms and use taxpayer dollars for election review scams.
1:55pm
Reps. Brandtjen, Ramthun. Protect voting machine data.

10:38am
The Farm. Pfaff Pushes Farmland Preservation Modernization
6:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP divided over whether to push UW System on COVID rules, with Nass digging in and others siding with Thompson
4:08am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin state senator chides UW-Whitewater instructor's extra credit for COVID-19 vaccination

State Agencies

4:07pm
Citizens Utility Board. MG&E settlement nets wins for residential, small business customers.
4:05pm
DNR. Deer Liver PFAS Surveillance Results Now Available
4:05pm
Wisconsin Office of Emergency Communications. State of Wisconsin Contracts with AT&T to Provide Next Generation 9-1-1 Services
2:59pm
DATCP. Pernat-Haase Meats Issues Class II Recall of Salami
1:55pm
DNR Protect Your Favorite Waterfowl Hunting Areas
1:55pm
WEDC City of Waupaca receives $118,000 state grant to support redevelopment of Main Street building
11:27am
Wisconsin National Guard. Cyber Protection Team thriving during unit’s first federal deployment
11:26am
DNR. Help Pollinators By Collecting Wild Common Milkweed Seedpods In Select Central Sands-Area Counties
11:03am
DOJ.  SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT Receives More Than 1,500 Contacts During First Year of Operation
10:56am
DFI. College Savings Month Webinars Sept. 8 or 13.

4:05am
U.S. News & World Report. Afghan Refugees at Fort McCoy Offered COVID-19 Vaccines

Economy/Business

4:17am
WBAY. Worker shortage could continue despite expiration of federal unemployment benefits
4:13am
WISN. Many employers face labor shortage on Labor Day
4:11am
WAOW. After sale, uncertain future for Park Falls paper plant
4:11am
WXOW. Jobless Americans will have few options as benefits expire
4:07am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin labor unions see opportunity in worker shortage
4:06am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. The coronavirus accelerated an already short supply of Wisconsin workers: Here's what's driving the state's employment crisis

Coronavirus

4:16am
WBAY. COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Hospitalizations increase over the weekend, more counties reach vaccine milestones
4:16am
Fox 11. Labor Day weekend ends with Wisconsin COVID-19 case average on the rise

Statewide

11:46am
Wisconsin Library Association. Issues National Library Card Sign-Up Month Proclamation.
10:34am
Fair Elections Project. New Wisconsin poll shows nine out of ten voters oppose gerrymandering.
9:24am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty Earns Award from State Policy Network for Legal Victory That Opened Dane County Schools

Courts

2:55pm
Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs. Bemke, et al v. Pechacek. Complaint.

Education

1:55pm
UW-Green Bay Series delivers perspectives on most urgent questions facing our democracy
1:55pm
Marquette University Community leaders to discuss ThriveOn Collaboration as guests for virtual “On the Issues,” Sept. 9
10:36am
UW-Stout. Stoutward Bound gives first-year multicultural students an early start to the semester
9:24am
UW-La Crosse Faculty emeritus returns for scholarship benefit

4:14am
WKOW. State Superintendent on teacher vaccine mandates: a “strong mitigation strategy”
4:13am
NBC 15. New State Superintendent shares lessons learned, advice for parents as new school year starts

Local

4:17pm
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. Statement on Alderwoman Lewis charges
10:35am
Milwaukee County Sup. Coggs-Jones. Expresses support for new Mental Health Emergency Center.

4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Green Bay Could Use CARES Act Funds To Bring Broadband To 4 City Parks

Congress

10:36am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Mobile Office Hours in Washington and Waukesha Counties

Friday September 3, 2021

Governor

4:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'It's gut-wrenching': Electrical fires' impact on Black Milwaukee renters prompts action by Evers and other officials

Budget

4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. State tax collections $319 million higher than previously estimated, 11.6% more than last fiscal year
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'Unprecedented' Wisconsin Tax Revenues Continue To Exceed Expectations

Legislative

4:07pm
Brown County Corporation Counsel. Response to Brandtjen subpoena.
4:05pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. Rejects invalid subpoena. Letter to Rep. Brandtjen.
1:32pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Subpoena update.
11:11am
Sen. Marklein Column: Wisconsin Hospitality at Fort McCoy
4:41am
Sen. Nass. UW System fails to comply with state administrative rules law.

4:39am
NBC 15. Nass urges legislature to sue UW System over COVID-19 policies
4:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Another Republican Expresses Support for UW Virus Protocols
4:38am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin Republicans infighting over whether they should sue UW System over its COVID-19 policies
4:37am
Racine Journal Times. Vos gives a straight answer on why two of the first election investigators quit
4:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee County Prepared to Reject Election Subpoena
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County Election Officials Poised To Reject GOP Investigation Subpoena

State Agencies

4:26pm
DNR. Deer Season Is Almost Here: Help Slow The Spread of CWD
2:08pm
DMA. Greg Engle Named Acting Administrator of Wisconsin Emergency Management
2:08pm
Wisconsin Claims Board. Decisions.
1:30pm
DATCP. Appoints Sam Otterson as Communications Director
12:31pm
DNR. ATV/UTV Riders: Think Smart Before
You Start This Labor Day Weekend
11:11am
DNR To Host ‘Sowing The Seeds For Change’ Webinar Sept. 10
11:11am
WEDC Register now for the 40th MARKETPLACE conference

4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin regulators pass on policy changes, order further study of clean energy transition
4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Chairman: Nothing Wrong With Talking With Conservatives

Economy/Business

4:25am
Politico. Virus threatens to slam labor market as jobless aid expires

Coronavirus

9:47am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley, Supervisors. Announce vaccine mandate.

4:35am
WISC. ‘Burnout’: As COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, concerns of staff handling another surge mount
4:35am
Fox 11. Unlike start of last September, COVID-19 cases already surging in Wisconsin
4:35am
WEAU. COVID-19 cases on the rise in Chippewa County; 23% of active cases are children
4:33am
WTMJ. Milwaukee County requiring employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October
4:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bulk of Milwaukee students return to school as youth COVID cases hit levels not seen since December
4:29am
Oshkosh Northwestern. There's 'no real ICU capacity left' in Oshkosh, Fox Valley hospitals as COVID surges
4:28am
AP. US hospitals hit with nurse staffing crisis amid COVID
4:26am
WXPR. ‘Please Get Vaccinated’: Aspirus System Seeing ICU COVID Patients in Numbers Similar to Fall Surge
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State, Local Health Officials Try To Fend Off Fall Surge Of COVID-19 In Wisconsin

Statewide

11:12am
Dairy Business Association. Mike Pompeo on speaker lineup for Dairy Strong conference.
11:11am
Our Wisconsin Revolution Appoints New Executive Director

4:28am
Cap Times. Health officials seek to reduce deadly falls among older Wisconsinites

Courts

4:56pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Respondents' response to petiiton for leave to commence an original action.

Education

1:30pm
UW-Eau Claire. Business of Sports Symposium features alumni
11:11am
UW-Eau Claire 'Thursdays at the U' continues Sept. 9 with discussion of Barron County Restorative Justice Programs
11:11am
UW-Stout Knock and Talk initiative returns, welcomes back off-campus students
9:15am
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. School board leader calls for civility.
9:14am
UW-Eau Claire. To host Badgers Boys State program starting in 2022

4:36am
WKOW. Iowa-Grant School District changes COVID-19 policy as sports in jeopardy
4:34am
Baraboo News Republic. School bus companies in Baraboo, Portage still looking for drivers
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison: 90 Percent Of Campus Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Despite No Mandate
4:33am
WAOW. BACK TO SCHOOL: Area school district aims to combat ongoing teacher hiring shortage
4:32am
WAOW. BACK TO SCHOOL: Bus driver shortage prompts incentives from Lamers Bus, Inc.
4:32am
Stevens Point Journal. UW-Madison reports a 90% vaccination rate on campus as the fall semester is ready to begin
4:25am
WSAW. Wausau School District bus driver shortage could cause cancellation of events

Local

4:06pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Calls for More Funding for Law Enforcement in Wake of Franklin Carjacking

9:59am
Janesville Gazette. Worker shortage shuttering day care centers
4:29am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County seeking public's input on how to spend $23 million ARPA funds

Congress

4:07pm
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Courtney. Lead Effort to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of ANZUS Alliance
11:11am
U.S. Rep. Tiffany Sends Letter to Wisconsin Afghan Refugee Resettlement Organizations
9:58am
U.S. Reps. Fitzgerald, Foxx. Introduce CRT Transparency Act
4:40am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Blumenthal. And Colleagues Statement on Supreme Court Decision Refusing to Block Restrictive, Dangerous Texas Abortion Law

4:25am
WDIO. Wisconsin ambulance services shortage concerns

Thursday September 2, 2021

Legislative

3:48pm
Rep. Wichgers. Backs legal efforts to preserve medical freedom on UW campuses.
2:47pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Marklein, Born. Statement on 2020-21 general fund tax collections.
2:07pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on increased general tax fund collections.
1:18pm
LFB. Preliminary 2020-21 General Fund Tax Collections.
12:44pm
Rep. Vruwink. Administration Secretary Brennan to visit Milton, Whitewater.
11:56am
Sen. Agard. CDC Director recommends treating gun violence as a public health crisis.
11:49am
LFB. Updated allocations to CRF monies under the federal CARES Act.
9:54am
Rep. Hebl. Statement on troop withdrawal in Afghanistan.
4:31am
Sen. Cowles. Economic development assistance for Green Bay moves ahead in Senate committee.

4:29am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Election Probe Includes $325,000 for Data Analysis
4:26am
WJFW. 'Stop the politics': Inaction on paper mill disappoints Northwoods logger

State Agencies

4:54pm
DATCP. Outagamie County Deer Farm Tests Positive for CWD
2:05pm
Wisconsin Hemp Alliance. Statement on transition of hemp program to USDA.
2:04pm
DATCP. Wisconsin Hemp Program Transitioning to USDA in 2022
1:20pm
DOJ. State of Wisconsin to Receive $14 Million After Arbitration Panel Rules in Favor of State in Dispute with Cigarette Manufacturers
1:17pm
DNR. Get Ready For Hunting Season: Take A Hunter Safety Course
11:47am
DOR Collections, Fiscal Year 2021
9:53am
DATCP. Midwestern State Agriculture Leaders: Buy Locally Grown and Made Products to Support State Food and Agriculture Economies
9:16am
DNR. New Waste Characterization Study
Reveals Increase In Food Waste And
Opportunities For Waste Reduction

4:25am
Cap Times. 'The tides are shifting': National Guard Bureau vows broad reforms to combat sexual assault
4:23am
NBC 26. Wisconsin backs down on regulating swimming pool rental app

Economy/Business

4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Too Many Vacancies: Job Openings, Empty Rooms Are Major Challenges For Wisconsin's Hotel Industry
4:24am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee performing arts groups to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test

Coronavirus

2:03pm
Sen. Cowles. Supports UW-System's mitigation ability.

4:30am
U.S. News & World Report. Health Officials Urge Masks, Vaccines as COVID Average Soars
4:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. US Sen. Ron Johnson doubles down on unproven early COVID-19 treatments, including ivermectin
4:25am
WCLO. City of Whitewater asking citizens to wear masks indoors
4:23am
WKOW. ‘It’s getting a little bit similar to last fall’: Health systems plan as COVID-19 hospitalizations climb
4:22am
WBAY. COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 28 more deaths, nearly 3 million fully vaccinated
4:21am
Fox 11. Shawano-Menominee counties officials encourage COVID vaccine as hospitalizations rise

Statewide

4:10pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. This Labor Day, the American people agree: Let's Build Back Better with unions.

4:28am
Spectrum News. Nurses union calls for reforms, incentives to deal with shortage

Courts

3:49pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Oral arguments to resume in Supreme Court Hearing Room Sept. 9.
2:01pm
Hunter Nation. Files brief defending hunters in federal wolf delisting case. Amicus Brief.

4:21am
Bloomberg. Sacklers to Exit From Complex Purdue Bankruptcy With Billions
4:20am
The Hill. Federal judge approves bankruptcy settlement for Purdue Pharma

Education

4:08pm
AFT Local 212. Pledges to tell the truth.
2:48pm
UW-Stout. Emergency funding continuing to support students impacted by COVID-19
2:09pm
UW-Eau Claire Foundation. Brady and Jeanne Foust donate $1M to establish scholarship.
9:17am
UW-Stout. Students moving into residence halls, preparing for academic year

4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Waukesha School Board Debate Raises Bigger Questions About School Lunch, Social Safety Net
4:27am
La Crosse Tribune. UW-L first school to reach 70% vaccination rate in state's 70 for 70 scholarship challenge
4:26am
Stevens Point Journal. Portage County district attorney accuses Stevens Point school board of violating state's open meetings law
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin’s Largest Teachers Union Calls For Universal Masking, Vaccination Of All Teachers And School Staff
4:22am
WKBT. Bus driver shortage affecting students within 2 miles of schools
4:22am
WEAU. One week into school year, district reverses mask optional policy after surge in COVID-19 cases, students in quarantine

Local

4:09pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Rolland. Milwaukee County’s ARPA Task Force endorses strategic framework for funding and recommends proposals to fight homelessness and COVID-19
1:21pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Announces Local Non-Profit Recipients of $5 Million Covid-19 Relief Grant Program Aiding Underserved Communities
12:43pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Goodwin. Proposal addresses officer shortage in county correctional facilities.

Congress

3:49pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Colleagues Urge Schumer, Pelosi to Support Homegrown Renewable Fuels in Reconciliation Package
11:52am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Secures Major Wins in FY2022 NDAA Markup

4:28am
WXPR. In Rhinelander Visit, Baldwin Says PFAS Money in Infrastructure Bill Could Help City

Wednesday September 1, 2021

Governor

1:13pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Martha Milanowski as Vilas County Circuit Court Judge; Seeks Applicants for Vilas County District Attorney
4:44am
Gov. Evers. And DHS Announce $5.7 Million in Funding for Mental Health Emergency Center in Milwaukee

4:33am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State commits $5.7 million to Milwaukee mental health emergency center
4:32am
WFRV. Governor Evers and DHS announce $5.7 million dollars in funding in Milwaukee

Legislative

11:31am
Sen. Smith. Column: Homework to Start the School Year
10:53am
Sen. Roys. SCOTUS fails to overturn unconstitutional Texas abortion ban.

4:44am
The Hill. Paul Ryan says it's 'really clear' Biden won election: 'It was not rigged. It was not stolen'
4:43am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Ron Johnson says the Wisconsin presidential results were 'not skewed' in a conversation with a woman posing as a conservative
4:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson: 'Nothing obviously skewed' about 2020 election results

State Agencies

2:13pm
DNR. Third-Annual Girl Scouts Love State Parks Event Sept. 11-12
2:12pm
Wisconsin Lottery. $3 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold in New Berlin
12:50pm
DATCP. Langlade County Deer Farm Tests Positive for CWD
11:54am
DMA. Prepare to Protect – September is Preparedness Month in Wisconsin
11:30am
DATCP. Sees rise in unemployment insurance scam reports.
10:01am
DATCP Keep Your Kids Safe Newsletter September 2021
10:01am
DNR Life Jackets Save Lives: Wear It Wisconsin
10:01am
DNR Seeking Public Comments On Green Tier Application For Kimberly-Clark
10:01am
ETF Latest Investment Performance
10:01am
DFI Celebrating National College Savings Month in Wisconsin
4:48am
DOT. DMV adds new, award-winning online service and more helpful resources

Economy/Business

10:55am
WMC. State & Local Chambers Celebrate September as Chamber of Commerce Month in Wisconsin
10:01am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty State Confirms Pool-Sharing Start-Up Not Subject to Restrictive Regulations
4:50am
Midwest Renewable Energy Association. Scholarship program supports solar training in underserved Midwest communities.

4:35am
Cap Times. Nearly half of Wisconsin jobs lost during COVID-19 came from hospitality industry
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Incentives Offered By Wisconsin Employers Reflect 'Reckoning' Over Value Of Work, Experts Say

Coronavirus

1:24pm
DHS. Urges Wisconsinites to Mask Up and Follow Public Health Practices Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

4:40am
WXPR. Merrill Mayor Makes Masks Mandatory in City Facilities
4:40am
Fox 6. Racine mask mandate reinstated, effective immediately
4:31am
Fox 11. Wisconsin again records 2,000+ COVID-19 cases; 7-day average drops slightly
4:31am
NBC 26. Some hospitals forced to reinstate visitation restrictions: "We were hopeful that we wouldn't get to this point again."
4:30am
WISC. ‘Not again’: Nurses face burnout as Delta surge fills hospital beds
4:30am
NBC 15. Gundersen Health System hospital capacity ‘stressed’ due to COVID-19
4:29am
WISN. 'Dangerous direction': Nursing shortages strain hospitals as COVID-19 cases spike

Environment/Outdoors

4:38am
U.S. News & World Report. 'Forever Chemicals' Found in Groundwater Near Military Bases

Statewide

4:20pm
Wisconsin Institute for Health Aging. Governor Evers proclaims September 2021 Falls Prevention Awareness Month as state efforts battle growing falls crisis.
1:13pm
Represent Us. Poll: 87% of Wisconsin voters oppose gerrymandering.
1:12pm
Center for American Progress. New Analysis Shows Wisconsin’s Concealed Carry Law Directly Linked to Increased Gun Violence
9:56am
School Choice Wisconsin. Names Nicholas Kelly as President.

4:37am
Appleton Post Crescent. Drug overdose deaths increased in Wisconsin during the COVID-19 pandemic. These northeast counties were among the worst hit.
4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. There are pockets of growth, but many parts of rural Wisconsin continue to lose people

Courts

3:56pm
Reuters. Judge will approve Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan that shields Sacklers
4:41am
AP. Judge set to rule on Purdue Pharma’s opioid settlement plan
4:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Legislature Allowed to Intervene in Redistricting
4:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Wildlife Groups Sue to Stop Wisconsin Wolf Hunt
4:35am
Chippewa Herald. Wildlife advocates sue to stop wolf hunt; complaint alleges 'squatting' DNR board chair tainted decision
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Animal Protection Groups Sue To Halt Wisconsin's Fall Wolf Hunt

Education

4:22pm
UW-La Crosse. Hits 70% student vaccination goal, pledges to go beyond
2:11pm
UW-Stout. Inside Stout, first universitywide podcast, debuts
1:47pm
UW-Eau Claire. Student uses summer research project to create drum line music for Blugold Marching Band
11:54am
UW-Madison. VandenBosch to step down as CALS dean in 2022
11:30am
UW-Eau Claire. Once again named a 'Best College' by Princeton Review
10:54am
UW-Eau Claire. Continuing Education announces September program offerings
9:56am
UW-Stout. Colleges, Graduate School announce annual teaching awards

4:42am
AP. Tea party 2.0? Conservatives get organized in school battles
4:41am
WSAW. UW System President Tommy Thompson promotes tuition credit program during stop at UWSP
4:33am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac County health officer, 35 area physicians urge schools implement mask mandates

Local

3:40pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County 2022-2026 Capital Projects Plan invests in safety, economic development through infrastructure.
3:06pm
Milwaukee County Indpendent Redistricting Committee. Invites public to attend next meeting, provide input.

4:36am
Racine Journal Times. Overdoses are rising in Racine County; getting Narcan into more hands could save lives
4:29am
WTMJ. 60% of child suicides in Milwaukee County tied to 'virtual learning'

Congress

2:13pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Workplace Choice for Individuals with Disabilities
4:48am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Visits Sturgeon Bay for Coast Guard and Maritime Listening Sessions
4:45am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And Colleagues Demand Clarification on Navy's Officer Selection Board Policies
4:44am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Slams House Democrats for Rejecting Bill to Save Americans Stranded in Afghanistan

4:41am
CNBC. Social Security trust funds now projected to run out of money sooner than expected due to Covid, Treasury says

 

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