Monday October 23, 2017 - Updated 4:07pm

Legislative

4:07pm
AFSCME Council 32. Lincoln Hills closure bill does not address real issues.
1:46pm
Sen. Kapenga. Statement on Speaker Vos naming senators "terrorists."
12:41pm
Speaker Vos. Statement.
12:28pm
Rep. Taylor, Sen. Erpenbach. Revised Milwaukee date - statewide tour promoting medical marijana bills.
11:10am
One Wisconsin Now. Memo to Robin Vos: It wasn't terrorism. It was 'executive favor.'
11:03am
Sen. Carpenter. Let's see the Foxconn contract.
11:02am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Calls on Speaker Robin Vos  to apologize to Governor Walker and senators.
9:53am
Rep. Stafsholt. Authors and pushes tax simplification into law. 
9:49am
Sen. Nass. Speaker Vos and Terrorists.
6:12am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement regarding Speaker Vos' use of the term "terrorists."

1:36pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Assembly speaker apologizes for calling senators 'terrorists.'
12:16pm
U.S. News & World Report. Legislator wants to see Foxconn incentives deal before vote.
12:03pm
WISN. UPFRONT Recap: Republican Assembly speaker calls colleagues 'terrorists.'
11:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans rebuke Robin Vos for calling fellow lawmakers 'terrorists' for Wisconsin budget vetoes.
11:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Fitzgerald: Robin Vos should apologize for calling GOP senators 'terrorists.'
11:33am
Fox 11. Wisconsin Assembly speaker calls some lawmakers terrorists.
6:16am
WISN. (Video) Vos: 'Confident' Foxconn will build in Wisconsin.
5:04am
WDIO. Wis. bill would require proof of remains when burial sites designated.
5:03am
CBS 58. Lawmakers try to stop Milwaukee jail from shackling women giving birth.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. New DOT inspector general to probe waste, but some fear conflict, duplication.
4:51am
Sun Prairie Star. Regulation reform efforts on the way, Wisconsin manufacturer lobby group says.
4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Robin Vos: GOP senators who struck budget deal with Scott Walker are 'terrorists.'
4:49am
Cap Times. Robin Vos on budget process: "I wish Gov. Walker wouldn't have negotiated with terrorists.
4:40am
Daily Cardinal. Green Bay Correctional facility to be sold, new jail slated to be built under legislation.

State Agencies

4:05pm
DMA. Names director of emergency communications.
3:10pm
DOJ. Drug Take Back Day is October 28, 2017.
11:55am
DMA. New devices, new challenges for cybersecurity.
8:50am
DCF. Grow your business through DCF employment programs.
5:28am
Wisconsin Arts Board. Invites you to a town meeting and presentation on Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 with Americans for the Arts' Rand Cohen (Madison).
5:27am
Wisconsin Arts Board. Invites you to a town meeting and presentation on Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 with Americans for the Arts' Rand Cohen (Milwaukee).

6:06am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Wisconsin agencies should serve Wisconsin interests only.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Youth prison guard: 'I am afraid of getting killed.'
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lincoln Hills guard who dragged teen inmate across floor gets $2,500 bonus restored.
4:38am
Kenosha News. State transportation aid comes in for local roads.

Economy/Business

11:08am
WMC. Wisconsin Manufacturing Month: Coolest thing made in Wisconsin.

4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. WEDC threatens legal action against Kestrel Aircraft as another deal goes south.
4:47am
Racine Journal Times. Gateway assists with Foxconn internships.
4:47am
Racine Journal Times. Interstate 94 work expected ahead of Foxconn.
4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin and Milwaukee toward the bottom, but not last, of growth entrepreneurship rankings. 
4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Aircraft company lays off unknown number of workers in Superior.
4:36am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Pennsylvania company could bring 200 jobs to Pleasant Prairie.

Environment/Outdoors

4:45am
U.S. News & World Report. 2 deer on hunting ranch found with chronic wasting disease.

Statewide

1:47pm
Choose Life Wisconsin. "Choose Life" license plate now available in Wisconsin.
11:15am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. September 2017 Home Sales Report.
5:13am
PDPW. Managing cows and making decision to improve milk quality.

11:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Northwest Wisconsin Chippewa tribe plans to grow hemp to turn into medicine.
4:46am
WEAU. Opioid crisis becoming bigger in Wisconsin.
4:43am
Wisconsin Watch. Several states searching out flawed FBI hair, fiber cases; Wisconsin is not.

Education

3:24pm
UW-Madison. A little myelin goes a long way to restore nervous system function.
12:40pm
Marquette University. 'On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning)' will be presented by Marquette Theatre.
12:10pm
AAUP, AFT-Wisconsin. A concerted attack on higher education and the common good in Wisconsin.
11:57am
UW-Madison. New study shows how cells can be led down non-cancer path.
11:15am
DPI. Wisconsin, Racine, and Milwaukee voucher enrollments announced.
11:13am
UW-Stout. Head of Ashley Furniture, and alumnus, is Cabot speaker Oct. 26.

10:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Latest actions deepen divide between UW System leaders and many faculty, students.
4:54am
Kenosha News. As economy booms, Gateway sees enrollment fall.

Local

3:27pm
Xcel Energy. Solar* Connect Community solar garden in Eau Claire is now generating clean power.
12:46pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in nine arrests.

5:05am
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Wheel tax rolls on to Beaver Dam Common Council.
5:02am
Madison.com. Sauk County votes to join 'big pharma' opioid lawsuit.
4:56am
WUWM. Local officials continue efforts to curb substance abuse in Milwaukee County.
4:55am
Fox 6. Opioid crisis task force seeks input to fight addiction: "This is a public health epidemic."

Congress

5:12am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces tax reform to support small business start-up growth.

11:24am
Cap Times. Rep. Ron Kind: Need to move past hyper-partisan, toxic politics to reform tax and health care systems.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, in Milwaukee, pitches higher tax deduction for business startups.
4:41am
The Hill. GOP eyes move to lower premiums right before 2018 elections.
4:39am
Reuters. Top Senate Republican, White House, aim for tax bill by year-end.
4:35am
WISN. Democratic attorneys general unite against concealed-carry gun law.

Federal Agencies

4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. USDA official takes tribes' criticism on re-org, talks up healthy forest funding.

Politics

2:02pm
Liegeois for 8th Congressional. Statement on continuing ACA subsidies.
1:18pm
McCabe for Governor. To hold Racine meet and greet.
1:16pm
Gronik for Governor. Urges WEDC to release Foxconn contract details before vote, collect public feedback.
11:41am
Kind for 3rd Congress. ICYMI: Tomah VA whistleblower Ryan Honl announces support.
11:09am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Governor Walker joined Fox & Friends to urge NFL players to stand for the National Anthem.
8:49am
Toft for 3rd Congress. Announces candidacy in WI CD 3.

11:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. From hard-worker to political hardball, Randy Bryce challenges Paul Ryan for Congress.
5:22am
Politico. Democrats' early money haul stuns GOP.
5:00am
Fox 11. Retired soldier to challenge Kind for House seat.
4:53am
WKOW. Libertarian candidate enters Wisconsin's gubernatorial race.

Local Politics

11:12am
Crawford for Dane County Judge. Announces bid for Dane County Circuit Court.

Friday October 20, 2017

Governor

1:44pm
Gov. Walker. Requests nominations for 2017 Governor's Financial Literacy Awards.

Legislative

1:36pm
Sen. Erpenbach, Rep. Sargent. Column: Funding Elections Commission staff ensures secure and efficient elections.
11:19am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Launches statewide radio ad campaign.
10:39am
Health Without Harm Coalition. (Updated) Welcomes the introduction of AB-549 and AB-550 in the Wisconsin Assembly.
4:51am
Sen. Taylor. Parole troubles continue as GOP judiciary members confirm Gabler.
4:49am
Rep. Tusler. Advances domestic violence protection agenda.
4:49am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Audit Committee focused on protecting veterans' care at King.

11:31am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Assembly bills target Alzheimer's, dementia.
5:28am
WEAU. Potential to make 1st offense OWIs in Wisconsin a criminal offense.
4:37am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin bill would make animal sex a felony. It's a misdemeanor right now.
4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. AARP seeks state, federal family care benefits.
4:32am
Beloit Daily News. Replacing Green Bay prison considered by panel.
4:22am
WISC. Democratic bill hopes to end practice of shackling inmates during childbirth.

State Agencies

4:01pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin posts 2nd highest number of manufacturing jobs year-over-year, leads Midwest in 12-month growth rate.
3:56pm
DATCP. CWD-positive white-tailed deer found on Waupaca County hunting ranch.
3:44pm
DOR. Collections, first quarter FY2018.
12:33pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Oct. 23-29.
12:20pm
DOT.  Gov. Walker announces over $108 million in payments to local governments.
11:26am
DSPS. Meetings, week of October 23.
5:30am
DATCP. Cyber Security Awareness Month - daily tips, week 4: Safety on the go (mobile devices).
4:45am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

12:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Teen inmate used pepper spray on guards as records detail chaos at Wisconsin's juvenile prison.
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin corrections secretary: Juvenile prison safe despite assault of teacher.

Economy/Business

3:55pm
DPW. Wisconsin can't afford another Foxconn "nuclear bomb."
4:40am
Green Bay Packer, Microsoft. Join forces to drive economic growth, job creation in Wisconsin.

4:47am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Packers and Microsoft to pour $10 million into Green Bay incubator.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump says Foxconn will be 'fantastic plant' and thinks it will be in Wisconsin.
4:38am
WBAY. Silicon Valley comes to Titletown: Packers, Microsoft announce $10M tech lab.
4:36am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin sees both job growth and unemployment rate increase in September. 
4:23am
WKOW. Local businesses keen on Amazon coming to Madison.

Courts

3:48pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. DNR caves to big dairy.

Education

12:30pm
UW-Platteville. Annual crime scene event explores forensics field.

1:12pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW mulls MBA program changes that may include focus on older students.
4:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Nebraska company buys Madison-based Great Lakes Educational Loan Services for $150 million.
4:25am
Daily Cardinal. Report finds UW-Madison transacted misdirected checks and funds.
4:24am
WXOW. UW-La Crosse Foundation president responds to transaction questions.

Local

4:28am
Fox 6. Angered over proposal's veto, aldermen threaten "no confidence" vote against Chief Flynn.
4:21am
WQOW. Eau Claire County committee considers repealing living wage ordinance.

Congress

3:46pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Cosponsors bipartisan legislation to stabilize health insurance market and help lower costs for Wisconsin families.
10:45am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Pushes for more health care reforms on MSNBC.
4:50am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on Senate budget resolution.

4:31am
Politico. Ryan's friends flee as frustration with Trump grows.
4:29am
Bloomberg. U.S. Senate adopts budget, giving momentum to Trump's tax-cut plans.
4:27am
Beloit Daily News. Bipartisan plan to curb health premiums gets strong support.
4:24am
WJFW. Duffy on bi-partisan Obamacare deal: 'What kind of reform do we get?'

Politics

3:43pm
DPW. Vukmir and Nicholson endorse increased healthcare costs on Wisconsinites.
12:31pm
One Wisconsin Now. At least 925,000 reasons why right-wing Florida group produces campaign-style video promoting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. 
10:40am
RPW. ICYMI: Governor Walker ready to keep moving Wisconsin forward.
4:45am
Anderson for Governor. Saturday's biggest kickoff.

Thursday October 19, 2017

Governor

4:31pm
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin's bond rating upgraded to AA+ by Fitch Ratings.
1:21pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Broadband Expansion Throughout Wisconsin.

Budget

11:53am
Ozaukee County DA Gerol. Letter to One Wisconsin Now Director Ross.

Legislative

4:55pm
Rep. Edming, Sen. Petrowski. Bill to crackdown on poachers advances.
3:20pm
The Water Council. Supports Wisconsin WINS Act.
3:09pm
BioForward. WINS Act will promote and expand innovation in Wisconsin.
3:07pm
Rep. Shankland. Wisconsin remains "America's Dairyland."
3:07pm
Sen. Darling, Rep. Neylon. Wisconsin Workforce and Innovation Network for Success.
3:04pm
Rep. Subeck. Testifies on bill to limit shackling of incarcerated women during labor and childbirth.
2:46pm
Wisconsin United to Amend. Rep. Scott Allen sides with crony captalists.
11:27am
Sen. Ringhand. Weekly Democratic radio address: Democrats promote expanding Family Medical Leave.
11:22am
One Wisconsin Institute. State Senate committee to consider 'riot' legislation.
11:16am
Rep. Hebl. Seeks to eliminate state trail fees.
10:49am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Testimony in opposition to 'riot' bills.
10:46am
Speaker Vos. Statement: Alzheimer's and dementia legislative package.

1:36pm
Fox 11. Proposed bill, that looks at closing Allouez prison, gets another public hearing.
12:45pm
Wausau Daily Herald. Wisconsin lawmaker's tweets about roofing company raise ethics questions.
4:56am
WXOW. PRAT legislation officially introduced in assembly, senate.

State Agencies

2:43pm
DATCP. Waupaca County is site of newest Ag Enterprise Area.
1:23pm
Wisconsin Lottery. $1 million Powerball ticket sold in Kenosha.
12:11pm
AFSCME Council 32. Attacks on staff continue at Lincoln Hills.
11:56am
DOT. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch recognizes rest area maintenance workers, 30th anniversary of Rest Area Maintenance program.
11:29am
DWD. Office of the Commissioner of Insurance approves program providing worker's compensation premium credit for hiring apprentices.
10:52am
One Wisconsin Now. ICYMI: Wisconsin Election Commission head recent statements on voter ID law.

1:40pm
Wisconsin State Journal. DOC chief: State needs more prison space before 2020.
1:38pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin prison chief says troubled youth prisons are safe.

Economy/Business

2:02pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Emerging firms will pitch over two days at 2017 Wisconsin Early Stage Sympsium.
1:04pm
WMC. Wisconsin Manufacturing Month: Video highlights opportunity for women.
12:21pm
DWD. Number of private-sector jobs in Wisconsin reaches all-time high in September.
12:04pm
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. BPM Paper achieves Wisconsin Green Professional for third consecutive year.

1:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Michigan offered Foxconn $3.8 billion for flat-screen plant, still lost to Wisconsin's $3 billion bid.
12:54pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Foxconn offers jobs, supply chain - but where will Wisconsin get the workers?
4:35am
Milwaukee Biz Times. WEDC to require Foxconn to hire CPA to verify job numbers.
4:34am
WTMJ. State lawmaker: Major problem found in Foxconn contract.
4:34am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn financing vehicle moves ahead.

Statewide

4:56pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Dave Clausen recognized as a Backyard Hero.
11:55am
The Cornucopia Institute. Don't water down organics - keep soil in organic agriculture.

5:14am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Another Wisconsin cow sets new milk production record.
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mild La Nina will likely mean a colder winter with average pile of snow in Wisconsin.

Courts

3:40pm
Wisconsin Water Alliance. Statement regarding recently announced settlement between the Dairy Busines Association and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
12:27pm
Dairy Business Association. Wins victory in settlement of lawsuit with state regulators. Notice of Voluntary Dismissal. Settlement Agreement.
11:06am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Janet L. Heins.

1:26pm
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin DNR settles CAFO lawsuit.

Education

3:39pm
School Choice Wisconsin. Parental Choice Programs continue to grow.
12:51pm
UW-Madison. New center seeks to foster religious dialogue on campus.
12:22pm
UW-Madison. Learning computer 'assistant' can simplify complex chip design challenges.
11:54am
WISCAPE. More reflections on the proposed UW Colleges and UW-Extension restructuring.
11:21am
UW-Madison. H7N9 influenza is both lethal and transmissible in animal model for flu.
11:19am
WEDC, UW-Oshkosh. New $1.2 million initiative aims to boost exports and foreign investment in Wisconsin.
11:08am
Marquette Univesity. University of Pennsylvania professor to keynote Klement Lecture, Oct. 30

12:44pm
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Central Wisconsin ACT scores: How 23 high schools performed.
5:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Conversion of two more former Milwaukee schools to apartments proposed after state law expires.
4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW internal review: Illegal foundation deals were isolated to UW-Oshkosh. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:44am
La Crosse Tribune. $184,000 for UW-L stadium among payments identified in UW System audit.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW report questions $5.3M in transactions between campuses, foundations.

Local

4:41pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Orders saturation patrols for speed enforcement.
2:48pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Madison launches state's first winter salt certification program.
11:25am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" event fights domestic violence and sexual assault in Green Bay.
11:15am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County expands driver's license program to six more school districts.
10:54am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on sale of Oscar Mayer to Reich Company.

5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Latest Milwaukee County pension mistakes to cost up to $3.3 million to fix.
5:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Native American leaders meet in Milwaukee, push for climate action.
5:17am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Barrett touts Chicago, Madison proximity in region's bid for Amazon HQ2. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:55am
WKOW. Startling new numbers show heroin overdoses at new high in Madison.
4:43am
La Crosse Tribune. Trempealeau County officials say District Attorney Taavi McMahon 'derelict in his duties.'
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin counties join lawsuit against opioid drug manufacturers.

Congress

1:05pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Applauds president for supporting welfare reform.
10:48am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces amendment to prohibit tax cuts from increasing the deficit.

1:42pm
Fox 6. Sen. Johnson criticizes Pres. Trump's response on health proposal: "Best to be consistent."
5:09am
Daily Cardinal. Baldwin doubles down on encouraging crackdown of companies that offer scam student loans.
4:47am
Reuters. U.S. House Speaker Ryan urges Senate to repeal Obamacare.
4:33am
The Hill. GOP senator floats changes to bipartisan ObamaCare deal.

Federal Agencies

11:58am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Von Ruden: Farmer Fair Practices Rule should have been a 'no-brainer.'

1:33pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S. DOT official: Help coming for rural roads.

Politics

1:25pm
Gronik for Governor. ICYMI: WEDC delays vote on Foxconn contract after discovering problem.
1:03pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Leah Vukmir tells Washington to take Wisconsin's lead on pro-life issues.
12:50pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Launches TV ad thanking Governor Walker.
12:12pm
DPW. New Dick Uihlein super PAC ad for Kevin Nicholson.
11:13am
McCabe for Governor. What government does needs to be done for our whole society, not just a few.
10:50am
RPW. While Governor Walker looks to move Wisconsin forward, Democrat candidates for governor offer same failed policy ideas of yesterday.
8:38am
Solutions for Wisconsin. Launches 1st TV ad.

12:56pm
Fox 6. Gov. Walker to officially kick off campaign for 3rd term November 5th in Waukesha.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP Senate candidates Kevin Nicholson and Leah Vukmir weigh in on Mitch McConnell. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:41am
The Hill. FreedomWorks backs Marine veterans in Wisconsin GOP Senate primary.
4:32am
WTMJ. Democrats slam Walker video as "revisionist campaign stunt."

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Governor

4:29pm
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin bond rating upgraded to AA+ by KBRA.
4:18pm
Gov. Walker. Urges schools to apply for Fab Lab Grants.
4:18pm
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin Building Commission approves key projects.

Budget

1:27pm
One Wisconsin Now. Defense attorney or district attorney?
10:43am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds the Walker budget surplus.

Legislative

4:37pm
Rep. Snyder. Jobs and Economy Committee holds hearing on micro mart bill.
4:16pm
Sen. Hansen. After WEDC failure legislative review and approval should be required for contract with Foxconn.
4:11pm
Reps. Skowronski, Rhorkaste, Snyder, Tittl. Legislators announces Alzheimer's and Caregiver bill package.
2:28pm
Reps. Novak, Tranel. Support "America's Dairyland" slogan on Wisconsin license plates.
12:33pm
Sen. Vinehout. Pleased with committee passage of hemp bill.
12:31pm
Rep. Pope. GOP sparsity proposal long on political cover, short on solutions. LRB-4521.
12:12pm
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Applauds committee for advancing bill to move all tobacco products behind counter.
12:10pm
Wisconsin Wetlands Association. Testimony on SB-320.
11:07am
Sen. Feyen. To hold office hours.
11:07am
Sen. Taylor. Bill to limit shackling of women in labor gets public hearing.
10:36am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Hunting, trapping, and wildlife groups oppose wetlands bill.
9:00am
Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, WI Conservation Congress, WI Trappers Association, WI Waterfowl Association, WI Wildlife Federation. Sportsmen's groups oppose bill removing wetlands protection.

1:06pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Senate committee OKs hemp farming bill.
10:20am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Wisconsin should allow hemp production.
5:07am
Governing. Is your state ready for the next recession? Chances are, it's not.
4:45am
WBAY. Neenah lawmaker proposes changes to Foodshare program.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW medical school warns against bill limiting abortion training.
4:34am
WKOW. Lawmakers in La Crosse supporting medical marijuana bills.
4:33am
WISC. Lawmakers propose new system to regulate cold medicine abuse.
4:32am
Cap Times. UW officials say bill banning abortion training would 'destroy' ob-gyn program. Wisconsin Radio Network.

State Agencies

1:15pm
AG Schimel. Cyber security is critical for Wisconsin seniors.
5:19am
Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. Becomes Chair of Aerospace States Association.

4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Woman beaten by teen inmate blames Scott Walker administration, injunction for unsafe conditions. WKOW.

Economy/Business

4:10pm
Wisconsin Safety Council. Hires new executive director.
12:57pm
NEWaukee. And BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation announce HATCH Finale with $10,000 prize.

9:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin agency leaders working on problems in Foxconn deal.

Statewide

4:13pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Judicial recusal "public hearing" with Justices Shirley Abrahamson & Ann Walsh Bradley on Oct 24th in Madison.
11:14am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Releases 50 state study on occupational licensing.
9:02am
Arts Wisconsin. Wisconsin Creates: a presentation and discussion on 21st century economic growth, workforce development, and civic opportunity for Wisconsin.

10:41am
WSAW. Opioid deaths increase 300% during 15-span in Wisconsin

Education

1:14pm
UW System. Releases comprehensive review of institution payments to foundations. Report.
1:11pm
UW-Madison. Tropical trees show coexistence is path to diversity.
9:59am
Marquette University. To host Wisconsin's first conference on blockchain technology.

1:41pm
Beloit Daily News.  Report: $5.4 million in questionable UW transactions.
4:41am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan leaders push to merge 2-year college with UW-Milwaukee.

Local

8:50am
Various Organizations. Milwaukee collaboration shines a light on mental illness through a powerful theatrical production with focus on recovery.

4:36am
CBS 58. Cory Mason declares victory in Racine Mayoral Special Election.
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi proposes $28 county vehicle registration fee.
4:30am
Beloit Daily News. Pushback on plans to cut BFD.
4:30am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Eau Claire County joins opioid fight.

Congress

4:17pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Advocates for Wisconsin dairy and Buy America priorities in NAFTA renegotiation.
8:56am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Nelson. Call on Department of Education to act on student loan debt relief scams.

5:12am
Reuters. Trump tax plan hits bump in Senate as Rand Paul weighs 'no' vote.
4:43am
Beloit Daily News. Rep. Pocan: Tax bill 'the biggest lie.'
4:36am
The Hill. New health deal falls flat with GOP.
4:35am
WKBT. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind unveils plan to protect Mississippi River.
4:35am
WQOW. Sens. Baldwin, McCain band together to take on drug costs.

Politics

4:15pm
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: FreedomWorks endorses.
4:14pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Wisconsin dollars back in Senate race.
11:15am
RPW. Governor Scott Walker is ready to move Wisconsin forward.
11:04am
DPW. Kevin Nicholson for...Illinois billionaires?
10:44am
Walker for Governor. Releases campaign video and statewide digital ad campaign ahead of official re-election kickoff.
8:57am
DPW. Response to Walker's revisionist campaign stunt.

6:30am
Fox 6. "More to be done:" Gov. Walker, officially running for 3rd term, releases campaign video.
5:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker confirms he's running with campaign video.
4:40am
La Crosse Tribune. Bannon injects himself into Wisconsin U.S. Senate race.
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mandela Barnes is seriously considering running for Wisconsin lieutenant governor.

Tuesday October 17, 2017

Governor

3:32pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Domestic violence advocates respond to Governor Walker's NFL protest comments.
12:33pm
Gov. Walker. ICYMI: Tasks NFL to focus on domestic violence, not anthem protests.

4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to NFL: Drop anthem protests, focus on domestic violence.

Budget

12:32pm
Gov. Walker. ICYMI: Wisconsin ends fiscal year with $579 million surplus.
8:40am
Rep. Nygren. Wisconsin on great fiscal standing.

4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin ended last fiscal year with $579 million surplus. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

4:06pm
Rep. Crowley. Introduces Safe Roads Save Lives Act.
2:29pm
Sen. Vukmir. Senate Health hears bill to ensure taxpayers aren't subsidizing Planned Parenthood.
12:31pm
Rep. Pronchinske. Offers legislation to promote healthy eating.

2:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State lawmaker pushes for red-light, speeding cameras in Milwaukee.
10:33am
Fox 11. Bill bars UW employees from working at Planned Parenthood.
5:23am
Chippewa Herald. Pair of bills aim to encourage, require food stamp recipients buy healthy food.
5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wetland development bill would reverse 2001 bipartisan action.
4:53am
Daily Cardinal. Industrial hemp can't get you high, but it's still outlawed. Lawmakers think legalizing it could help farmers.

State Agencies

4:24pm
DHS. Announces new, easier access to opioid death and injury data.
3:08pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:03pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Community projects receive nearly $2.9 million.
12:35pm
AG Schimel. And ICAC team want us all to help keep kids safe online.
9:59am
DWD. Job seekers invited to October 19 Advanced Manufacturing Recruitment Event to learn about current, future openings.

2:35pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin elections official blames Brad Schimel for keeping him from talking about gerrymandering.

Economy/Business

3:34pm
Wisconsin Credit Union League. Cause for celebration: WI credit unions' economic impact nearly $4 billion, report says.
3:30pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Wisconsin building better bankers; half of national bank award recipients are from Wisconsin.
12:27pm
Sen. Shilling. Troubled jobs agency in disarray over Foxconn contract.
12:26pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. The big boys fight in Wisconsin over 'Dairyland' name.
10:55am
DPW. What are Walker and Foxconn hiding?
10:40am
WMC. Oshkosh Corporation's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin.
8:43am
Dairy Business Association. 'America's Dairyland' license plate slogan a sense of pride and progress
8:42am
Wisconsin Startup Week, WEDC. First-ever Wisconsin Startup Week to provide resources networking for state's entrepreneurs.

3:36pm
Wisconsin State Journal. WEDC vote on Foxconn could come at Nov. 8 board meeting.
2:37pm
Wisconsin Radio Network. Dairy industry critical of call to drop "America's Dairyland" from Wisconsin license plates.
10:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. $3B deal for Foxconn flat screen plant in Wisconsin won't get vote Tuesday.

Statewide

5:12am
Reuters. Trump says he could jettison drug czar pick.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marquette University Law Review article breaks news on national DEA, opioid fight.

Courts

8:38am
District II Court of Appeals. Gemini Capital Group v. Leroy Jones.

Education

3:07pm
Marquette University. Law School to launch Lubar Center with first look at new Milwaukee Area Project.
2:58pm
UW-Platteville. Coro D'Angeli and Singing Pioneers to perform Nov. 12.
12:38pm
Marquette University. Alumnus makes largest gift in School of Dentistry history.

5:22am
Milwaukee Biz Times. MATC, Cardinal Stritch sign agreement to speed path for nursing students.

Local

3:00pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. New ordinance approved to clean up dumpster issues.
12:34pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. County Board considers lawsuit against opioid drug makers.
8:39am
City of Madison. Wisconsin Well Woman Program offers free breast cancer screenings.
5:29am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Applauds new MPD traffic enforcement plan.

5:43am
La Crosse Tribune. Tainted gas recalled from 44 stations across region.
4:51am
Wausau Daily Herald. Marathon County may sue pharmaceutical companies over opioid crisis.

Congress

3:49pm
Voces de la Frontera. DACAmented youth to Cardinal Dolan: Rescind Paul Ryan keynote invitation if he won't meet immigrant youth.
3:28pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Announces plan to protect & conserve Mississippi River.
12:59pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. National security tops Johnson discussion with DHS Secretary nominee Kirstjen Nielsen.
8:40am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Takes on rising prescription drug prices at health committee hearing.

5:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Paul Ryan defends tax proposal, health insurance subsidy cut.
5:11am
Cap Times. Paul Ryan in Madison: Congress on track to pass tax reform by end of year.
4:58am
Politico. Trump White House fed up with the Senate.

Politics

3:47pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Applauds Murray-Alexander healthcare compromise.
2:30pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker's reverse field on national anthem comes with fundraising pitch.
10:28am
DPW. Extremist Leah Vukmit champions bill to limit women's healthcare options.
10:25am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Clear choice of Milwaukee County leaders.
10:22am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Wins endorsement from pro-Trump super PAC tied to Steve Bannon.
5:30am
DPW. Another out-of-state, Dick Uihlein-funded super PAC backs Kevin Nicholson.
5:28am
Solutions for Wisconsin. ICYMI: Bannon affiliated super PAC backs conservative outsider Kevin Nicholson.

5:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl endorses Tony Evers for governor.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP Senate contender Kevin Nicholson wins endorsement from pro-Trump super PAC tied to Steve Bannon.
4:59am
Duluth News Tribune. Milroy endorses Wachs for Wis. governor.
4:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Bannon-backed PAC backs Wisconsin, Arizona Senate candidates.

Monday October 16, 2017

Governor

5:00pm
Rep. Bowen. Reacts to Gov. Walker's NFL comments.
4:58pm
Sen. Taylor. Walker out of bounds on NFL protests: Violence is violence.
4:06pm
Gov. Walker. Second largest closing balance since 2000. Annual Fiscal Report.
2:13pm
Rep. Sargent. Statement on Governor Walker's letter to the NFL.
1:13pm
Gov. Walker. To NFL: Take a stand against domestic violence.

2:10pm
Fox 11. Walker urges NFL players to stand during anthem, focus on domestic violence instead.

Legislative

3:19pm
Sen. Shilling. Foxconn gamble shrouded in secrecy.
2:59pm
Marathon County Board Chair Gibbs. Letter to Assembly Labor Committee regarding AB-499.
12:13pm
Rep. Taylor, Sen. Erpenbach. Statewide tour promoting medical marijuana bills.
10:41am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Lawmakers consider bills to change the way coops operate.

12:18pm
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin committee to vote on burial sites bill.
9:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrat seeks price transparency on prescription drugs.
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmaker: 'No thanks' to DOT highway maps for constituents.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tribal leaders, environmental groups urge lawmakers to drop mining bill.
4:28am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin Democrats call for action in light of subsidy loss.
4:22am
Cap Times. Citizen Action of Wisconsin: Wisconsin can save itself from Trump's healthcare 'sabotage' by expanding BadgerCare.
4:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: More help for the homeless is reassuring.

State Agencies

4:59pm
DATCP. Diesel-tainted gasoline distributed in Wisconsin.
1:50pm
One Wisconsin Now. Brad Schimel's Department of Justice claims 'nothing unusual' in story on state crime lab that may have kept dangerous driver involved in fatal hit and run on the road.
1:01pm
DMA. Basic steps to safeguard against cyber attacks.

4:37am
Wisconsin Watch. Wisconsin's attack on waste and fraud leaves some whistleblowers, vulnerable residents behind.
4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker administration moves closer to drug testing food stamp recipients.
4:14am
Janesville Gazette. Liberal group: Delayed DOJ blood tests led to fatal crash.

Economy/Business

4:42am
Charter Communications. Joined by Rep. Melissa Sargent and local partners to promote its high-speed broadband service for low-income families and seniors.

12:16pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Business lobby: Remove 'America's Dairyland' from Wisconsin license plates.
4:29am
Racine Journal Times. The 51 who landed Foxconn: Local project team stocked with specialists.
4:18am
Cap Times. Nonprofit calls attention to veterans entrepreneurship at Wisconsin Capitol event.

Statewide

4:07pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. The Assault on Science and Democracy.
2:05pm
Edge Messaging. Opens new offices/production facility.
1:04pm
Schreiber GR Group. Lobbying firm unveils new name and website.
10:42am
Wisconsin Family Council. Pro-family organization presents 2017 John Witherspoon Award.
9:44am
PDPW. "Bring the Magic to Dairy" at the 2018 Managers Academy.
9:42am
Arts Wisconsin. Wisconsin Creative Summit. 

9:43am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Former WI Holstein director charges with embezzlement.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Drug epidemic prompts concerns about accidental overdoses for first responders.
4:31am
Chicago Tribune. Gov. Walker's son reimburses for use of Wisconsin state van to move friend.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Little-known Wisconsin finance authority draws scrutiny for debt deals worth billions.
4:19am
Fox 11. Most Wisconsin appeals for FEMA aid later filled.

Courts

2:21pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. (Updated) Conference on Child Welfare and the Courts seeks innovative solutions to complex problems facing today's children and families.

Education

3:20pm
UW-Madison. Conservation, collaboration, creativity: Grant County farmer charts own path, with a little help from scientist colleagues.
1:35pm
Medical College of Wisconsin, WEDC. National conference in Milwaukee to open doors for biohealth entrepreneurs, researchers seeking federal SBIR/STTR grants.
10:13am
Marquette University. Names new vice president for university advancement.

10:46am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: UW System president hopes to grow number of four-year graduates.
9:54am
Daily Cardinal. 'Internships' too vague to be requirement for graduation, study finds.
4:32am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Fox Cities public schools will receive more state aid.
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW Colleges faculty react to proposed merger with 4-year schools.
4:22am
Cap Times. UW System merger proposal spurs questions about how plan was hatched.
4:16am
Chippewa Herald. Three local school districts take hit in state aid.
4:15am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. UW System students seek more input on issues such as merger plan.
4:13am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit, Clinton, Parkview school to see state aid decrease.

Local

2:19pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County and farmers partner on new innovation to clean lakes, confront climate change.
12:20pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in nine arrests. 
9:40am
Public Policy Forum. 2018 budget is a watershed for the City of Milwaukee.

10:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett vows to veto any 'raids into pension reserve.'
4:27am
Cap Times. 'Wisconsin Idea in action': partnership connects Dane County to UW-Madison resources.
4:19am
Baraboo News Republic. Credit company ranks Baraboo among worst Wisconsin cities.

Congress

4:59pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Calls on Tammy Baldwin to vote "yes" on Senate budget resolution.
1:42pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Society calls on Congress to extend cost-sharing reduction payments to maintain gains in coverage.
1:34pm
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals. Statement on President Trump's announcement to end subsidies to health insurance & overhaul regulations that will result in fewer protections.
11:56am
One Wisocnsin Now. Once again, Speaker Paul Ryan talks to business lobby, ducks constituents.

2:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Paul Ryan: Claim that GOP tax overhaul favors wealthy is 'class warfare rhetoric.'
5:04am
Politico. Deficit hawks trampled in GOP tax cut stampede.
4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Congressional delegation offers several whistleblower bills.

Federal Agencies

9:37am
Associated Builders and Contractors. CEO Mike Bellaman appointed to Task Force on Apprenticeship Expasion for all Americans.
9:35am
DOL. Sec. Acosta announces membership of Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion.

Politics

1:46pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Supports every American having access to quality, affordable health insurance.
1:43pm
RPW. ICYMI: Senator Tammy Baldwin voted in favor of higher taxes and fees more than 400 times.
11:58am
Walker for Governor. In the news: Gov. Walker fights for student success with more funding for rural schools.
4:43am
RPW. What they're saying: Republicans fighting to give hard-working Wisconsin families a raise.
4:39am
DPW. Vukmir and Nicholson stand by Trump's latest healthcare sabotage.

4:25am
Daily Cardinal. DNC chair to UW-Madison students: 'We win Wisconsin if we start working now.'
4:17am
Fox 6. Gloves come off in GOP U.S. Senate primary: Vukmir says Nicholson isn't ready for Congress.

Friday October 13, 2017

Governor

11:41am
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff as a mark of respect for Congressman Jerry Kelczka.
11:22am
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff as a mark of respect for Rep. Bob Gannon.

Budget

4:58am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wisconsin budget school-friendly but still falls short, educators say.

Legislative

3:30pm
Natural Resources Development Association. Statement on legislative hearing on new generation of mining jobs in Wisconsin.
2:14pm
Rep. Rodriguez. Joins La Casa de Esperanza and Charter Communications to announce broadband program for low income families.
12:50pm
Reps. Subeck, Zamarripa; Sen. Johnson. Democrats cry foul after anti-immigrant hearing; call for action on bill to address language and accessibility barriers to participation. Letter to Sen. Stroebel on SB-256. Letter to Rep. Swearingen on AB-344.
12:06pm
Wisconsin Council of Trout Unlimited. Opposes proposed wetlands bill.
12:02pm
Sen. Shilling. Lives at risk as Trump sabotages health care.
11:34am
Rep. Stafsholt. Says no to DNR threat to turn off Wilson's water.
11:21am
Rep. Anderson. Trump and Walker don't give a damn about your healthcare.
11:20am
Sen. Erpenbach. Letter to WEDC Sec. Hogan regarding Foxconn contract.
11:17am
Speaker Vos. Statement: Assembly Bill 499, the mining bill.
9:52am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Sportsmen and elected leaders speak out against sulfide mining bill.
5:21am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Planned Parenthood wants to expand their abortion practice through new legislation.
5:20am
Milwaukee County Sup. West. Opposes efforts to criminalize immigrants.
5:19am
Wisconsin United to Amend. Democrats call for hearing on proposed Citizens United resolution.
5:16am
Voces de la Frontera. Hundreds pack Wisconsin Senate hearing to oppose anti-immigrant bill AB190/SB275.

2:24pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin mining bill authors argue economy, environment don't have to compete.
12:56pm
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin committee to vote on hemp farming bill.

State Agencies

2:11pm
State Public Defender. Kelli Thompson to be honored as Citizen of the Year by the Justinain Society of Lawers in Wisconsin.
12:43pm
AG Schimel. Domestic violence affects all of us.
12:42pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, October 16-22.
12:04pm
DHS. Submits report for proposed rule for drug testing able-bodied adults participating in the FoodShare Employment and Training Program.
11:25am
WEDC. New statewide initiative aims to boost productivity of Wisconsin manufacturers.
5:15am
DATCP. Cyber Security Awareness Month - Daily Tips, Week 3: Cyber Scam Risks.

2:26pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin board to discuss Foxconn contract in private.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Spurred by Foxconn, widening I-94 to eight lanes through Racine County will begin in 2019.
4:46am
WISC. AG Schimel, 37 colleagues urge credit bureaus to ban charges on credit freezes.
4:44am
WJFW. Inmate attack at Lincoln Hills sends longtime teacher to hospital.

Economy/Business

12:52pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn project creating interest and concern in Great Lakes basin.
4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin program launched to boost productivity in manufacturing.

Statewide

2:21pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Wisconsin 2018 health insurance rate spike can be avoided with BadgerCare public option.
11:23am
One Wisconsin Now. And Institute to celebrate ten years of Scot Ross as Executive Director.
8:50am
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Event brings more than 100 broadcast engineers to Madison.

3:37pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin reacts to large Obamacare premium increases.
12:01pm
McClatchy DC. Loss of subsidies fuels Wisconsin health insurance hike.
5:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. Obamacare insurance rates to rise 36% in Wisconsin next year.
4:46am
Fox 11. State rise in opioid use during pregnancy matches local trends.

Education

2:23pm
UW-River Falls. Free seminar focuses on financing global market expansion.
2:20pm
Marquette University. Bucks senior vice president Lasry goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
2:14pm
UW-Madison. New technique could slash energy use in making silicon.
12:44pm
UW-Madison. Healthy competition makes habit of sustainability.
12:06pm
UW-Madison. Joins national network to combat opioid epidemic, substance abuse disorders.
11:55am
UW-Stout. Campus efforts result in Bike Friendly University designation.
11:31am
UW-Stout. Student ambassadors named for 2017-18 academic year.
11:26am
Marquette University. Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist to present annual Coyne Lecture.
11:19am
DPI. School districts receive notice of certified general aid.
9:55am
UW-River Falls. University Theatre presents 'The Skin of Our Teeth.'

5:25am
WXPR. Bewley questions lack of northern input on UW changes.
4:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. County officials blindsided by plan to restructure UW-College system.
4:54am
WXOW. UW-Eau Claire on board with proposed UW System restructuring plan.
4:53am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: A merger for U-Rock's 50th birthday.
4:47am
WEAU. Fed grant for state charter schools may impact Eau Claire.

Local

11:24am
Mliwaukee Ald. Johnson. Event let students pay it forward while feeding those in need.
11:18am
AARP. Welcomes the Village of Greendale as a Wisconsin Age-Friendly Community.
8:49am
Public Policy Forum. County leaders have limited options to address 2018 budget shortfall.

5:11am
La Crosse Tribune. Report: Costs of excessive drinking in La Crosse County top $100 million.
4:45am
WAOW. Shawano Co. family enraged about sex offender loophole.

Congress

2:12pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Statement on ACA/subsidies.
10:03am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on President Trump's sabotage of Wisconsin's health care market by ending cost-sharing reduction payments.

5:08am
Reuters. Trump nails Obamacare with decision to cut off billions in subsidies.
4:56am
USA Today. Paul Ryan threatens to keep Congress working on tax reform through Christmas.
4:50am
La Crosse Tribune. House approves whistleblower bill named for former Tomah VA doc.

Politics

3:31pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Iran deal decertification threatens U.S. national security.
12:54pm
RPW.  Video: D.C. Dan Kohl is too extreme for Wisconsin.
11:42am
Wanggaard for 21st Senate. Endorses Vukmir for U.S. Senate.
9:54am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Overnight health care sabotage will increase costs.

3:39pm
Janesville Gazette. The Latest: Vukmir praises Trump's dumping of subsidies.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate race: Leah Vukmir suggests GOP rival Kevin Nicholson run for another office.

Thursday October 12, 2017

Governor

4:02pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Slams Trump for sending Wisconsin insurance rate increases sky-high.
3:17pm
OCI. 2018 open enrollment: November 1 - December 15, 2017.
3:15pm
Gov. Walker. Releases statement on 2018 Obamacare individual market premium increases.
12:45pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Wisconsin's Rural Schools Agenda.
12:43pm
TDS Telecom. Commends Gov. Walker for expansion of broadband grants.
11:18am
Gov. Walker. ICYMI: Milwaukee Business Journal: Amazon provides three times more jobs than promised in Kenosha County.
11:10am
Gov. Walker. Highlights broadband expansion grants in Amery.

3:21pm
NBC 15. 36% average jump for Wisconsin insurance buyers.

Legislative

3:57pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Applauds introduction of the "Respect Women Act."
3:56pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. "Riot Bill" amended, still flawed.
3:55pm
Rep. Subeck. Senate Bill 275 adds fuel to the fire of anti-immigrant rhetoric.
3:53pm
Rep. Anderson. The workforce of the future needs our support.
2:04pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Hundreds turn out to oppose anti-imigrant bill.
1:12pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Asks for vote on AB-94.
12:52pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Bill to legaize hemp moving along.
12:26pm
The Nature Conservancy. Mining legislation would put Wisconsin's lands and waters at risk.
12:24pm
WSTA. Recognizes Rep. Mary Felzkowski for her leadership on 911 modernization.
11:54am
Sen. Shilling. Respect Wisconsin women.
11:47am
Rep. Kolste. Releases package of prescription drug legislation. LRB-3681. LRB-3682. LRB-3119.
11:28am
Rep. Shankland. Introduces King Veterans Home Accountability Package.
11:01am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Applauds the Rspect Women Act.
10:06am
Rep. Taylor, Sen. Erpenbach. Respect Women Act restores women's medical rights. Fact Sheet.
9:21am
Rep. Anderson. Calls out SB-275 the punitive "Sanctuary Cities" bill.
9:19am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Launches digital ad urging legislative support.
5:33am
Rep. Jarchow. Questions lobbying by Conservation Congress.
5:32am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Hemp: Its time has come.

3:19pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin committee OKs bills to punish rioters.
1:21pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Walker takes no position on immigration bill.
1:20pm
Cap Times. Erpenbach, Taylor bills would undo some abortion restrictions in Wisconsin.
1:10pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Critics: Anti-sanctuary city bill sends 'message of fear and division.'
12:49pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Large crowd turns up in Wisconsin Capitol to oppose bill cracking down on 'sanctuary cities.'
12:29pm
Milwaukee Magazine. Meet Evan Goyke, a young state rep taking over Milwaukee's west side.
10:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bill seeks to boost money for rural schools after funds were axed from state budget.
4:57am
NBC 26. Hearing set for Wisconsin bill targeting immigrants.
4:49am
Badger Herald. Student, government leaders advocate for gun control in light of campus carry legislation.

State Agencies

2:54pm
AG Schimel. Calls on credit bureaus to halt fees for consumers impacted by massive Equifax breach.
2:50pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
2:47pm
DNR. Trappers who incidentally trap wolves encouraged to contact department staff.
10:10am
DATCP. Emerald ash borer confirmed in Marathon County.

2:38pm
Janesville Gazette. Staff member assaulted at Lincoln Hills juvenile prison.

Economy/Business

3:26pm
Milwauke Biz Times. Foxconn plans go beyond TV screens in the United States.
5:16am
Duluth News Tribune. Enbridge pushes back on need for Line 3.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Southeastern Wisconsin's pitch for Amazon second headquarters will extend beyond Milwaukee.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Residents in Foxconn area worry about what will happen with their homes.
4:58am
Fox 6. With Foxconn on the way, woman doesn't want to move from dream home less than a year old.
4:51am
Duluth News Tribune. Aircraft plans grounded: Wisconsin taking legal action against Kestrel; IRRRB loan sits untouched. Wisconsin Public Radio.

Statewide

10:02am
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Legal fellow awarded California Indian Law Association honor.

5:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. STDs increase about 13% statewide.
4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Heroin overdose deaths play no favorites as they engulf both Wisconsin political parties. WBAY.

Courts

1:03pm
Wisconsin Water Alliance. Statement regarding recent Dane County Circuit Court decision relating to high capacity well permits.
9:17am
District IV Court of Appeals. Dr. Stuart White v. City of Watertown.
9:16am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Mark Halbman v. Mitchell J. Barrock.
5:31am
Clean Wisconsin. Wisconsin's waters win in high-capacity well case.

4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge throws out industrial well permits scientists said would harm public waters. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

2:05pm
UW System Student Reps. Official response to UW System restructuring plan.
12:54pm
UW-River Falls. Danielle Krysa is Wyman Visiting Professor in Art.
11:19am
Marquette University. Author, Washington Post reporter Goldstein goes 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
10:58am
Sen. Bewley. UW Barron falls victim to GOP budget cuts, again.
10:53am
One Wisconsin Now. Records expose right-wing agenda of latest academic center on UW-Madison campus.
10:00am
WAICU. Distributes $66,000 in scholarships to students.

5:14am
Chippewa Herald. UW merger plan concerns UW-Stout.
5:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Job likely to be lost in planned merger of UW 2-year Colleges with 4-year campuses. officials say.
5:12am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Merger plan makes UW campuses in Marshfield, Wausau satellites of UW-Stevens Point.
4:54am
ABC News. Wisconsin professors raised partisanship worries over center.
4:53am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Proposed UWGB merger prompts optimism in Green Bay, concern in Manitowoc.
4:52am
WXOW. Chancellor Gow weighs in on UW campus merger proposal.
4:47am
Cap Times. UW-Madison to absorb UW Cooperative Extension under system reorganization.

Local

3:28pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Cuts ribbon for new Homeless Day Resource Center, The Beacon.
2:48pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. County Board begins testing innovative public engagement platform.
11:43am
MSA. Water Environment Federation honors engineer.
9:55am
NEWaukee. To partner with Greater MIlwaukee Foundation as Mega Table Host for On the Table.

3:24pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. DOJ: Milwaukee County in compliance with immigration law.

Congress

4:28pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports protections named for Wisconsin whistleblower.
3:52pm
DPW. Nicholson and Vukmir back tax-cut giveaway for billionaire donors.
2:55pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Votes to pass the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act.
2:49pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Celebrates National Farmers Day.
5:30am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson statement on President Trump's selection of Kirstjen Nielsen for Department of Homeland Security Secretary.

6:03am
The Hill. Officials detail Trump executive order on healthcare coming Thursday.

Federal Agencies

2:06pm
Wisconsin American Legion. Fuming over 'golden parachute' given to former Tomah VA head.

5:00am
La Crosse Tribune. Report: Former Tomah VA head got payout after opioid scandal.
4:46am
Fond du Lac Reporter. VA conceals shoddy care and health workers' mistakes.

Politics

11:51am
RPW. ICYMI: Flynn has no regrets about strong-arm tactics on victims of sexual abuse.
11:41am
Kohl for 6th Congress. White House undermines health care, Glenn Grothman silent.
9:57am
DPW. Nicholson brags about being bought by out-of-state megadonors.

3:20pm
WEAU. Paul Ryan has $10.4 million cash on hand.
11:38am
La Crosse Tribune. Baldwin raises $2.4 million in 3 months for Senate race.
6:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tammy Baldwin, Leah Vukmir, Kevin Nicholson take positions on Trump tax overhaul plan.

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Governor

4:15pm
Gov. Walker. Announces availability of broadband expansion grants.
1:19pm
Gov. Walker. Discusses workforce development at MAXIMUS in Milwaukee.

5:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker considering 5 finalists for Milwaukee Sheriff.
5:05am
Daily Cardinal. Walker visits schools to promote legislation to boost aid for rural districts.
4:56am
WXOW. Gov. Walker stops in Cadott, speaks about hemp proposal and president's social media.

Budget

4:58am
Governing. Highway funding impasse hits home in Milwaukee.
4:57am
Fox 6. Abandoning of I-94 East-West corridor project draws mixed reactions.

Legislative

4:17pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Why you don't hear about overturning Citizens United in Wisconsin Capitol.
4:16pm
Sen. Darling. Bill to help bereaved parents gets a public hearing.
3:57pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. A big win for taxpayers!
3:54pm
Sierra Club. Releases the top 13 falsehoods used to justify SB-395/AB-499.
12:51pm
Rep. Billings. Assembly Democratic Radio Address: Democrats Ready to Work for All Wisconsinites.
10:43am
Sen. Shilling. GOP in post-budget damage control mode.

5:30am
Chippewa Herald. Under proposed bill, transportation aid for Cadott schools.
5:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers criticize Walker for veto, call for more Veterans Fund oversight.
5:09am
Cap Times. Bill would allow Wisconsin farmers to grow industrial hemp.
5:09am
Cap Times. Rep. Jimmy Anderson: Redistricting reform won't save us.
5:02am
Daily Reporter. Journeymen-to-apprentice bill to get vote Thursday.
5:00am
Cap Times. State lawmakers press veterans agency head Dan Zimmerman for King financial reports.

State Agencies

4:10pm
AG Schimel. Deploys victim services to aid victims of shooting in Las Vegas.
1:59pm
DCF. Governor Walker presents Outstanding Achievement in Domestic Abuse Issues Awards.
9:48am
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Doug La Follette spends kids' book money traveling country.
9:27am
WEDC. Seminars to provide advice to businesses on securing financing to launch, grow exporting efforts.
9:11am
AG Schimel. Reaches settlement agreement with manufacturer of EpiPen.
5:47am
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance as of Sept. 30.
5:46am
ETF. Contacting members in domestic partnerships about loss of benefits.

1:39pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State: 'Significant unrest' from curbing inmate confinement at youth prison.
12:59pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin officials: 'Unrest' by teen inmates hinders court-ordered changes at Lincoln Hills.
6:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lincoln Hills investigators: Unit disbanded because it 'found out too much.'

Economy/Business

1:30pm
TDS. How to spot and avoid phishing scams.

6:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Reich Brothers says it will buy shuttered Oscar Mayer property.
5:58am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Local MOU with Foxconn sets Oct. 31 deadline. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:07am
Duluth News Tribune. Solid outlook for regional economy.
4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. No decision on a Madison-area Foxconn facility until 2018, a rep says.

Statewide

4:13pm
Alliant Energy. Public safety gets a boost from the Alliant Energy Foundation.
3:57pm
Wisconsin Procurement Institute. Celebrates 30 years.
1:51pm
AARP. Marshfield man wins AARP Wisconsin's top volunteer award.
12:53pm
Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association. Occupational therapists to advocate for their profession and their patients.
9:24am
PDPW. Talk shop with high performing dairies in North-Central Wisconsin.
5:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Veronica Rueckert to leave hosting role for new position.

Courts

9:47am
Wisconsin Court System. The Third Branch.

4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Controversial rent-to-own company banned from renting to or evicting tenants in Wisconsin.

Education

4:14pm
UW-Stout. Germany trip helps students examine new era in world history.
4:12pm
Education Analytics. Awarded $7.8M Department of Education grant to promote student literacy.
3:55pm
UW-Madison. Autism prevalence and socioeconomic status: What's the connection?
12:47pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Study finds unintended consequences of Obama era suspension policies.
10:22am
UW System. To restructure UW Colleges and UW-Extension to expand access to higher education. Map.
5:44am
UW-Platteville. Groundbreaking set for fieldhouse expansion.
5:43am
UW-Platteville. Collaborates with Westview to train teachers.
5:42am
UW-Platteville. Literary festival to celebrate new modes of storytelling.

1:47pm
Janesville Gazette. UW-Rock County, UW-Whitewater could merge.
1:44pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. UW campuses in Oshkosh, Fox Valley and Fond du Lac may merge.
1:27pm
Chippewa Herald. University of Wisconsin officials announce plan to merge Colleges with four-year campuses.
1:21pm
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Free speech: More listening, less shouting.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW System will propose merging two- and four-year campuses to cut costs, raise graduation numbers.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin gets $95M charter school grant from U.S. Department of Education.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Despite protest outside, pundit advocates for guns on UW-Madison uninterrupted.

Local

1:40pm
Fox 6. 11 drug overdose deaths in Milwaukee Co. in 4 days; 1 of them "the youngest we've seen."
5:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vernon County manure spill could impact local trout fishing.
5:11am
Fox 6. Firefighters, aldermen disapprove of budget plan: "Milwaukee is in one hell of a mess." Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:04am
Juneau County Star-Times. Juneau County finance committee proposes cut to UW-Extension.
4:51am
Beloit Daily News. City wrestling with tight budget plan.

Congress

12:46pm
One Wisconsin Now. Advocates for student loan reform call on national Democrats to give 44 million Americans a 'better deal.'
9:50am
Wisconsin Budget Project. Trump-GOP tax plan would be a windfall for millionaires.
9:26am
Concerned Veterans for America. Activists urge Senator Baldwin to support veterans health care choice.

4:50am
EagleHerald Extra. Senator meets with local business leaders.

Politics

12:44pm
Flynn for Governor. Responds to day of attacks as he announced for governor.
10:09am
Walker for Governor. Campaign unveils new logo ahead of 2018 election.

5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson raises more than $400,000.

Tuesday October 10, 2017

Governor

4:43am
WISN. Would Walker walk out on the Packers if they protested anthem?

Budget

1:54pm
CBS 58. Community responds to I-94 expansion project being put on hold.
4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Federal nutrition program faces big changes.

Legislative

4:32pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on DOC internal affairs unit.
4:31pm
Sen. Marklein. Authors bill for $9.7 million increase to sparsity aid.
3:11pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on Joint Audit Committee hearing on King home.
3:11pm
Reps. Sargent, Berceau. King audit, hearing highlight need for legislative oversight and accountability.
2:19pm
Rep. Vruwink. People are tired of power-grabbing. Letter to Rep. Bernier.
11:39am
Sen. Shilling. Audit highlights ongoing GOP neglect at King Veterans Home.
11:38am
Rep. Subeck. Democrats call for hearing on proposed Citizens United resolution. Request Letter. Rep. Allen Response Letter.
11:16am
Rep. Kitchens. To hold in-district listening sessions.
11:15am
Rep. Nygren. Statement on introduction of sparsity aid increases.
10:32am
Sen. MIller. Column: What happened to Wisconsin?
10:18am
Gov. Walker. More money for schools and lower property taxes: Announces support for increased aid for rural schools.
10:08am
Rep. Duchow. Announces upcoming town halls.

2:12pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin vets leader says aggressive steps planned at King.
2:02pm
Fox 6. Gov. Walker voices support for increasing aid to rural schools.
1:58pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Republicans tout bill that would legalize hemp.
10:47am
Janesville Gazette. Committee to hold hearing on hemp farming bill.
4:59am
WXOW. New bill makes it easier for nurses to treat patients in multiple states.
4:42am
Daily Reporter. Hearing set for bill targeting immigrants.
4:42am
WTMJ. State Rep. David Bowen reintroduces Indigenous Peoples Day bill. Badger Herald.

State Agencies

4:55pm
AG Schimel. Obtains temporary injunction against deceptive property management company and its many affiliates.
4:31pm
DNR. Weekly news.
11:42am
WISPIRG. Coalition celebrates final rejection of expensive I-94 E/W expansion.
8:36am
WEDC. Grover Corp. to expand in Milwaukee County.

3:20pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Internal affairs: Gov. Scott Walker's administration shut unit down for exposing Lincoln Hills problems.
3:19pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Internal affairs: Gov. Scott Walker's admininstration shut unit down for exposing Lincoln Hills problems.
2:10pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Grover Corp. to add 109 jobs in Glendale with WEDC tax credits.
10:10am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel warns seniors about opioid abuse.

Economy/Business

5:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Female representation on corporate boards in Wisconsin increases...slowly.
4:46am
Fox 6. Marquette University helps Foxconn fill its "talent pipeline" with job fair.
4:45am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn's Woo: Reaching 13,000 jobs could take eight years.
4:44am
WTMJ. Greendale businesses put in bids to become Foxconn suppliers.

Statewide

11:41am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Beware, new front group formed on water policy!
10:02am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Andrea Kaminski, Executive Director, to retire by end of year.
9:56am
Wisconsin Water Alliance. New group formed to help protect state's fresh water supply.
9:47am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Newest WiPricePoint.org release expands health care price information.
5:03am
Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition. Completes WWWP survey.

4:36am
Stevens Point Journal. Fatal police shootings rise in Wisconsin, and no one's sure why.

Courts

8:39am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Damien Markeith Divone Scott.

Education

3:58pm
UW-Stout. Center's events to mark Free Speech Week beginning Oct. 16.
2:07pm
UW-Stout. Student team gets international experience in Moscow hackathon.
9:45am
Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin. Teachers look to a new resource for outdoor education.
5:01am
MPS. Invites family input on school meals.

4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW chancellor on new protest rules, hiring policy and more.

Local

6:42pm
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Waukesha County and Goodwill e-cycling partnership boosts workforce development, government efficiency.
6:18pm
Milwaukee County Human Rights Commission. Seeks nominations for 2017 HERO Awards.
4:07pm
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Free immunizations, health tests and resources for Waukesha County residents at health fair.
11:12am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County introduces new text alert system to help keep local waters clean.
9:48am
City of Madison. Flu season has arrived - are you protected?
5:00am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Judicial recusal town hall public hearing Wednesday night - Oct. 11th - at Marquette Law School.

4:58am
CBS 58. Residents express frustrations over Mayor's plan to cut police and firefighter positions out of budget.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County joins national trend in recognizing Monday as Indigenous Peoples Day.
4:39am
Portage Daily Register. Columbia County panel in favor of suing pharmaceutical industry.
4:35am
Oshkosh Northwestern. City council meet in closed session Tuesday to weigh pitch to Oshkosh Corp.
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County Board weighs $15 million in spending cuts for 2018 budget.

Congress

11:14am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Comprehensive tax reform benefits everyone.
10:33am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Unrig the economy now!

Federal Agencies

6:19pm
Clean Wisconsin. Statement on Clean Power Plan repeal.
6:17pm
MacIver Institute. Applauds President Trump's EPA for scrapping costly power plan.

4:51am
The Hill. EPA to repeal landmark Obama climate rule.

Politics

3:55pm
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Earns wide support from Dane County elected officials.
1:52pm
Flynn for Governor. Announces campaign for governor of Wisconsin.
1:51pm
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Announces strong fundraising start.
11:17am
RPW. Launches digital ad campaign against dirty defense attorney Matt Flynn.
10:34am
DPW. Nicholson and Vukmir failed Wisconsin veterans at King Home.

2:01pm
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker's son joining Leah Vukmir's Senate campaign.
2:00pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Democrat Matt Flynn launches campiagn for Wisconsin governor.
1:55pm
WEAU. Republican Senate candidate Nicholson raises $400,000.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Democratic candidates for governor call for expanding health care in joint event.

Local Politics

6:43pm
Townsend for Dane County Branch 1 Judge. Announces honorary campaign committee.

Monday October 9, 2017

Governor

11:05am
Gov. Walker. Announces federal disaster declaration for July flooding in western Wisconsin.

Budget

11:42am
Cap Times. Gov. Scott Walker's vetoes undo bipartisan reforms to King veterans home finances.

Legislative

4:52pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Public hearing on anti-immigrant bill Thursday.
4:25pm
Task Force on Opioid Abuse. Announce new focus in efforts combatting Wisconsin's opioid epidemic.
1:28pm
Rep. Bowen. Introduces Indigenous Peoples Day legislation.
1:02pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on the passing of Congressman Jerry Kleczka.
11:28am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: October 9. 2017.
9:56am
DPW. Remembering Jerry Kleczka, a true public servant.

11:45am
WQOW. Gov. Walker reacts to body camp video bill, bump stock debate.
11:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Former Wisconsin congressman Jerry Kleczka dies.
4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Bitter budget debate casts shadow over remaining legislative session.

State Agencies

1:05pm
AG Schimel. Holds first Task Force on Elder Abuse meeting; announces "A Dose of Reality" for seniors and caregivers.
11:54am
DMA. Cybersecurity in the workplace is everyone's business.
11:09am
DOT. Wisconsin State Patrol recruit class begins training.
11:03am
Wisconsin BPDD. Rep. Vorpagel to visit Caan's Floral and Greenhouses employee to celebrate Disability Employement Awareness Month.

11:48am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin wildlife officials consider speeding up elk hunt.
5:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. I-94 east-west safety problems and congestion remain after Milwaukee expansion abandoned.
4:50am
Kenosha News. Wisconsin's requirements for fire safety equipment in new apartment construction in limbo.

Economy/Business

2:54pm
SBIR Advance. State matching grants to boost six high-tech small businesses.
11:28am
WMC. Wisconsin Manufacturing Month: Video highlights high-tech industry.

11:47am
WBAY. Marinette Marine, Lockheed receive contract to build another LCS.
11:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn growth could be staggering, but risks are real for Racine County, Wisconsin.
11:36am
Racine Journal Times. National and local marketing is part of Foxconn plan.
4:49am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin, U.S. cheese production rose in August.
4:48am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Despite Appvion and Appleton Coated troubles, paper industry thriving overall, leaders say.
4:45am
Beloit Daily News. Minnesota lawmakers considering second train to Chicago.
4:44am
Wisconsin Watch. How undocumented immigrants became the backbone of dairies  - and how to keep the milk flowing in America's Dairyland.

Statewide

2:50pm
Local Government Institute of Wisconsin. Chippewa Valley and Racine County are Wisconsin's first "Future Regions."
8:47am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Statewide employment figures mask economic challenges facing many counties.
8:45am
Wisconsin Builders Association. Celebrates Careers in Construction Month. Proclamation.
5:25am
PDPW. Preventing lameness delivers cow health and productivity benefits to dairy farms.
5:17am
ARCW. AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K run 2017 raises $406,082.

4:50am
WKOW. Wisconsin gun sellers react to scrutiny of mass shooter's device.
4:41am
Janesville Gazette. Survey: 30% of Wisconsin adolescents are overweight.

Courts

1:53pm
Janesville Gazette. Federal judge strikes down tax-free housing for clergy.
11:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Counties where Trump and Walker won want to end gerrymandering, too.

Education

4:41pm
UW-Madison. Farmers using UW-built software statewide to cut pollution, plan soil fertility.
4:37pm
UW-Rock County. Weird Wisconsin tales - ghosts, haunted houses & other phenomena.
4:29pm
One Wisconsin Now. 'Wisconn Valley' t-shirts promoting Gov. Scott Walker Foxconn deal foreign made.
4:28pm
UW-Credit Union. Plans to open New Berlin branch.
1:50pm
UW-Platteville. Fields offers new perspective on safe cycling infrastructure.
1:49pm
UW-Platteville. Vita Plus Corporation makes lead gift.
1:07pm
UW-Madison. Renowned biochemical engineer Edwin N. Lightfoot passes awway.
1:00pm
UW-Madison. UW researchers discover an evolutionary stepping stone to beet-red beets.
11:53am
Marquette University. Northwestern Mutual's Manista elected to board of trustees.
11:07am
UW-Madison. Awarded $12.5 million to study astrophysical plasma here on Earth. 
11:06am
UW System Student Reps. Official response to the passage of regent's policy change.
5:16am
Foxconn Technology Group. To kick-off series of networking and recruitment events at Marquette University on October 9 and October 23.

4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marquette University to host Foxconn technology showcase and recruitment event.
4:38am
WISC. UW-Madison now accepting food stamps on campus.

Local

4:35pm
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District. Imagine a day without water.
10:58am
Madison Mayor Soglin. City crews respond to weekend storm damage.
10:02am
Milwaukee County Sup. West. Announces 2018 budget deliberations.
8:46am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in six arrests.
8:42am
Milwaukee Film. Over $140,000 in cash and production services awarded at Milwaukee Film Festival.

5:09am
Racine Journal Times. Sturtevant embraces, braces for Foxconn.
4:55am
Kenosha News. Who pays the toll for potential Highway KR upkeep and expansion due to Foxconn?
4:40am
Duluth News Tribune. Lake Superior's high water causing headaches.

Congress

4:26pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Service academy nomination deadline is Friday.
11:29am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. ICYMI: Duffy & Grothman urge Department of Education to restore education funding for rural Wisconsin.

11:50am
The Hill. GOP senator: ObamaCare repeal 'alive and well.'
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker unveil tax plan in Milwaukee to counter GOP overhaul.
5:08am
USA Today. White House issues list of hard-line immigration demands.
4:42am
Cap Times. Pocan is fed up about inaction on guns: "A moment of silence and no moments of action.'
4:42am
Cap Times. Sen. Ron Johnson emphasizes progress in Puerto Rico.

Politics

10:59am
RPW. ICYMI: Senator Baldwin keeps picking Washington over Wisconsin.
8:43am
McCabe for Governor. Make state pension system an option for everyone in the state, McCabe proposes.
5:18am
DPW. Vukmir and Nicholson support Trump limits to women's healthcare access.

1:56pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Democratic candidates promise Medicaid expansion.
1:41pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's Glenn Grothman: In 'toughest race of my political career,' has trouble raising money.
5:10am
WJFW. Democratic gubernatorial candidates attend first-ever Wausau Grassroots Festival.
4:51am
Fox 6. After abuse allegations, Wisconsin Democrats will donate Harvey Weinstein's 2010 contribution to charity.

Friday October 6, 2017

Governor

12:37pm
Gov. Walker. Celebrates Manufacturing Day with manufacturers across Wisconsin.

Budget

4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Agencies work to keep clearing roadkill amid funding changes.

Legislative

3:54pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: Gun safety measures must be enacted now.
2:40pm
Sen. Taylor. HBCU college fair coming to Milwaukee.
1:59pm
Rep. Rodriguez. Celebrates National Manufacturing Day with local students at PPG.

3:55pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawsuit filed against GOP lawmaker who removed anti-Donald Trump sign.
10:05am
Daily Reporter. Trades divided over journeymen-to-apprentice ratios.
5:25am
Fox 6. "Not in my backyard:" Residents push back against cell towers as industry moves toward '5G.'
4:58am
WAOW. New bill to create missing veteran alert.
4:39am
Fox 6. 4 Wisconsin Democrats introduce bill to ban "bump stocks" after Las Vegas mass shooting.
4:38am
Daily Cardinal. Police body camera footage would be limited under new bill.
4:34am
WSAW. As Wis. mining bill inches closer to law, municipalities watch closely.
4:27am
WISC. Wisconsin bill aims to simplify medical leave laws.

State Agencies

3:57pm
DWD. Officials participate in Manufacturing Day events across Wisconsin.
1:28pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Oct. 9-15.
12:55pm
DATCP. Cyber Security Awareness Month - Daily Tips, Week 2: Keep a clean machine.
12:38pm
DMA. Statewide interoperability programs move to DMA.
11:54am
OCI. Deer hits-are you covered?
5:37am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

4:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR brings in $5.9 million from land sales to date.

Economy/Business

9:34am
Fox 11. Microsoft to help expand rural broadband in 6 states.
4:57am
NBC 15. Kraft Heinz working with "potential buyer" of former Oscar Mayer plant.
4:54am
WBAY. Judge approves sale of Appleton Coated. Appleton Post-Crescent.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tension mounts over Back Forty mine as it nears final approval.
4:35am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Army boat contract sought by Fincantieri Marinette Marine goes to West Coast builder.
4:33am
Kenosha News. Foxconn starts employee search. Fox 6.
4:32am
WUWM. What impact could Foxconn's Mount Pleasant plant have the watershed?
4:24am
La Crosse Tribune. Proposed rule to boost coal could upend markets, cost Wisconsin consumers.

Statewide

11:50am
Wisconsin Court Appointed Special Advocates. State conference to tackle tough issues facing Wisconsin children.
9:39am
Mental Health America of Wisconsin. Imagine a Las Vegas gun death toll every day: It's happening.

Courts

9:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Let's terminate partisan gerrymandering.
4:22am
Janesville Gazette. Judge clarifies home-baked goods ruling.

Education

11:56am
UW System. Approves Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression Policy.
11:47am
DPI. Wisconsin wins $95 million charter school grant.
10:48am
One Wisconsin Now. UW Board of Regents adopt unconstitutional policy based on unconstitutional Assembly legislation.
10:21am
UW System Student Reps. Official response on Board of Regent's policy change.
9:32am
UW-River Falls. Sevens seniors present BFA thesis exhibitions.
5:52am
Cardinal Stritch University. Awarded State of Wisconsin bid to create nonprofit executive education & engagement demonstration project.

2:45pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Regents approve punishments up to explusion for UW students who repeatedly disrupt speakers.
1:44pm
Janesville Gazette. University of Wisconsin approves protest punishment policy.
1:32pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Enrollment falls at several UW System campuses this fall as state's demographics shift.
1:31pm
Green Bay Press-Gazette. UW-Green Bay push for engineering program gains momentum.
1:30pm
Milwaukee Journla Sentinel. Enrollment falls at several UW System campuses this fall as state's demographics shift.
4:31am
Fox 11. UW regents ok changes for hiring leaders. Cap Times. Daily Cardinal.
4:25am
Chippewa Herald. Evers talks careers, teacher shortage in Chippewa Falls appearance.

Local

4:34pm
Sen. Johnson. Statement on new health clinic in Milwaukee.
4:01pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Statements on announcement of new Planned Parenthood health center opening.
3:37pm
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District. Future wastewater needs addressed in long-range plan.
3:36pm
Sen. Shilling. Statment on new health clinic in Milwaukee.
3:33pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. City and Potawatomi strike 12-year, $10 million streetcar presenting sponsorship agreement, includes free rides for the first 12 months.
2:41pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Why does Planned Parenthood need taxpayer money, again?
1:58pm
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Announces opening of new health center in Milwaukee.
9:37am
Port of Green Bay. Strong September boosts Green Bay Port tonnage.

4:00pm
Fox 6. Planned Parenthood opening new health clinic in Milwaukee.
4:56am
WQOW. Digging Deeper: Overdose epidemic.
4:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Major sports complex in Madison could generate millions, study says.

Congress

1:38pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Celebrates National Manufacturing Day.
11:48am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Booker. Introduce the Stronger Way Act in Milwaukee.

1:40pm
Reuters. Trump eviscerates health insurance birth control mandate.
9:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Deficit hawks, including Ron Johnson, shouldn't back down.
5:59am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Legislation to delist wolves passes House committee.
4:26am
USA Today. NRA and Trump White House open to idea of regulating bump stocks.
4:23am
The Hill. Senate panel advances budget, a key step for tax reform.
4:23am
The Hill. Johnson threatens to subpoena OPM over ObamaCare 'congressional exemption.'

Federal Agencies

12:57pm
WISPIRG. New federal action on payday lending will help Wisconsinites.

5:22am
Bloomberg. Outdated and unreliable: FEMA's faulty flood maps put homeowners at risk.

Politics

11:58am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Op-ed on U.S. Senate needing more problem solvers.
9:31am
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Kathleen Falk endorses.

3:58pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Democrat cites Las Vegas shooting in fundraising.
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Koch brothers-backed group launches large TV ad buy against Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin.
4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Democrats take aim at House Speaker Paul Ryan in new ads.

Thursday October 5, 2017

Governor

10:46am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Celebrating Manufacturing Month This October.

Budget

10:18am
LFB. Summary of partial vetoes of 2017 Wisconsin Act 59.

Legislative

2:39pm
Reps. Taylor, Sargent. Legislators announce bill banning firearm modifier possessed by Las Vegas shooter. LRB-4465.
2:04pm
Rep. Zamarripa. DACA means hope for young immigrants.
2:01pm
Rep. Taylor, Sen. Johnson. UW Board of Regents should reject anti-free speech proposal.
12:54pm
Sen. Darling; Reps. Ballweg, Rohrkaste. Bill reduces red tape and reforms Family and Medical Leave.
11:19am
Sen. Larson. Senate Democratic Radio Address: Stewardship Heritage Under Attack.

3:01pm
AP. Wisconsin police support limiting access to body cam video.
1:14pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP bill forces police to share student records.
12:34pm
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin lawmakers propose new restrictions on fetal tissue research.
10:19am
WSAW. 3 legislators propose "Green Alert" to aid in search for missing veterans.
5:51am
WISC. New bill could allow 15-year-olds to be lifeguards.
5:37am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly committee to consider body camera limits.
5:06am
Daily Cardinal. Madison state legislators implore colleagues to tackle gun violence.
5:05am
Janesville Gazette. Spreitzer introduces bill to avoid legislative logjam.
5:04am
Beloit Daily News. Residency requirement bill moving forward.
4:45am
McClatchy DC. End to Wisconsin sulfide mining moratorium moves step closer. Cap Times.
4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers want to prohibit fees for freezing, unfreezing consumer credit files.
4:40am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Democrats demand more gun control in wake of mass shooting: "This new normal cannot continue."

State Agencies

3:47pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of October 9.
12:35pm
WEDC. Viroqua receives $250,000 state grant for expansion of downtown food co-op.
12:26pm
DSPS. Launches public statistics dashboard for Enhanced Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.
12:06pm
DHS. State agencies share new report with important guidance for first responders to avoid exposure to fentanyl and other synthetic opioids.
10:22am
DOJ. DNR law enforcement save stranded boaters during dangerous summer storm.
9:48am
AG Schimel. Offers training, funding, and statewide address confidentiality program to victims of domestic violence.

11:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin crime victims using confidential mailing addresses to stay safe.
4:49am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin traffic deaths down in September.

Economy/Business

5:03am
Racine Journal Times. No new sales, property taxes in Foxconn plan.
4:48am
Fox 11. On heels of Foxconn announcement, NE Wisconsin leaders look to lure Amazon to area.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn's impact on Wisconsin will be closely watched by environmentalists. 
4:43am
U.S. News & World Report. Mixed emotions in Wisconsin town Foxconn picked for plant.
4:39am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn chooses Mount Pleasant. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:31am
Fox 6. Job postings appear online as Foxconn announces plant location: "Growing work environment."
4:29am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Mount Pleasant, Racine County to invest $764 million to support Foxconn project.

Statewide

1:57pm
American Lung Association. Experts, patients gather to help Wisconsinites who suffer from lung disease.
5:12am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. To hold 2nd judicial recusal town hall public hearing: Oct 11th at Marquette Law School.

Courts

4:42pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Sweet victory: Judge decides that home baked goods ruling applies to all Wisconsin bakers.

4:32pm
Fox 6. Judge rules Wisconsin home bakers free to sell baked goods directly to consumers.
3:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge rejects snowmobiles in Blue Mound State Park.
4:29am
Door County Pulse. Environmental groups file motion in Dairy Business Association lawsuit.

Education

3:54pm
UW-Stout. School of Engineering to be named after Phillips Plastics founder.
3:28pm
UW-Madison. Collaborative at UW, American Family Children's Hospital a 'huge blessing' for school nurses.
3:27pm
UW-Platteville. To host Band Extravaganza Oct. 17.
2:02pm
UW-Madison. Odyssey Project celebrates 15 years of changing lives for low-income adults.
1:58pm
UW System. Board of Regents approves revisions to hiring process for UW System leadership positions.
10:36am
UW-River Falls. Young to present Edward N. Peterson Lecture.
10:35am
UW-River Falls. Fall observatory talks/viewing sessions set.
10:21am
Marquette University. AMB Group CEO Steve Cannon to keynote 2017 Business Leaders Forum.

3:05pm
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: UW Regents sign off on hiring policy changes.
1:18pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Thousands at UW-Madison may have been exposed to lead during painting in two buildings.
4:50am
La Crosse Tribune. UW-L student leader concerned over free speech policy.
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senator Ron Johnson visits New Berlin West High School, opens up floor to students.

Local

12:11pm
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. City's budget needs to make neighborhoods a priority.
12:09pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Orders saturation patrols for speed enforcement.

4:52am
Oshkosh Northwestern. City faces late October deadline to offer Lakeshore golf course to Oshkosh Corp.
4:51am
Sheboygan Press. Walmart files suit against Plymouth over tax assessment.

Congress

3:29pm
Americans for Prosperity. Launches multimillion-dollar ad buy urging McCaskill, Baldwin and Donnelly to support tax reform.
12:29pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Offices to remain open on Columbus Day.
10:23am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson threatens subpoena to OPM on congressional exemption from Obamacare.
5:16am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement regarding reports that Russian-linked Facebook ads targeted Wisconsin.
5:15am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Leads House Democrats in rejecting the Ryan-McConnell tax plan.

4:50am
The Hill. Senate Homeland Security chairman backs bump-stock ban after Las Vegas shootings.
4:47am
Madison.com. Trump order may threaten Wisconsin Dells J-1 visa program.
4:35am
NBC News. House passes late-term abortion ban pushed by GOP.
4:35am
Reuters. U.S. lawmakers mulling fourth tax bracket for high earners: House Speaker.
4:32am
The Hill. Infrastructure spending bill sliding down agenda.

Politics

3:12pm
RPW. Video: Thanks to Governor Walker's leadership, Foxconn will transform Wisconsin's economy.
2:37pm
DPW. Vukmir: Ending protections for Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions is good for Wisconsin families.
12:36pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Foxconn chooses site for its transformational investment in Wisconsin's economy.
9:10am
McCabe for Governor. To hold Milwaukee town hall.
9:06am
DPW. Kochs latest out-of-state billionaire special interests to boost Nicholson, Vukmir.
5:14am
McCabe for Governor. Campaign releases debut video.

4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers opposes proposals to relax mining rules, tighten rules on campus disruptions.

Local Politics

11:31am
Townsend for Dane County Branch 1 Judge. Is a candidate for Dane County judge.

Wednesday October 4, 2017

Rep. Gannon

4:24pm
Rep. Spiros. Statement on passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
4:18pm
Rep. Knodl. Statement on passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
3:15pm
Rep. Ripp. Expresses his sincere condolences to the family and friends of Rep. Bob Gannon.
3:14pm
Rep. Fields. Statement regarding passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
12:57pm
Sen. Craig. Sends condolences to the Gannon family.
12:56pm
Rep. Skowronski. Statement on the passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
12:55pm
Rep. Rob Brooks. Mourns the loss of Rep. Bob Gannon.
12:54pm
Rep. Sinicki. Statement regarding passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
12:32pm
Gov. Walker. Releases statement on the passing of Rep. Gannon.
12:21pm
Rep. Steffen. Statement on the passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
12:20pm
Rep. Kremer. Mourns loss of Rep. Gannon.
11:53am
Rep. Jarchow. Remembers Rep. Bob Gannon.
11:53am
Sen. Vukmir. Statement on the passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
11:50am
Rep. Duchow. Extends condolences after passing of Rep. Gannon.
11:49am
Sen. Olsen. Mourns loss of Rep. Bob Gannon.
11:41am
Rep. Weatherston. Statement on passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
11:39am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Mourns the passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
11:32am
Sen. Stroebel. Mourns the loss of Rep. Bob Gannon.
11:09am
Speaker Vos. Statement on passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
11:00am
Rep. Macco. Statement on the passing of his friend, Rep. Bob Gannon.
10:55am
RPW. Statement on the passing of State Rep. Bob Gannon.
10:52am
Rep. Brandtjen. Wisconsin loses a true patriot; heaven gains a true Christian.
10:47am
Reps. Hintz, Hesselbein. Statement on passing of Rep. Bob Gannon.
10:18am
Rep. August. Statement on passing of Rep. Gannon.
10:10am
Rep. Steineke. Mourns loss of Rep. Gannon.
10:08am
Rep. Nygren. Statement on pasing of Representative Bob Gannon.

10:09am
Washington County Insider. 58th District Assembly Rep. Bob Gannon has died.

Legislative

4:53pm
Sen. Marklein. Bill to waive fee for EMS license plates heard today.
3:33pm
Sens. Testin, Johnson; Rep. Kleefisch. Bi-partisan Corey Adams Searchlight Act would create "Green Alert" to help find missing at-risk veterans.
3:29pm
River Alliance of Wisconsin. Acid mining bill moves forward, endangers Wisconsin's clean water economy.
3:04pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Advocates for good government, halt to last-minute legislating. 
3:03pm
Natural Resources Development Association. Releases digital ad campaign thanking Senate Committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining, and Forestry for voting in favor of SB 395.
3:00pm
Natural Resources Development Association. Applauds the Senate Committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining, and Forestry for voting in favor of SB-395.
2:59pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Testifies on apprenticeship leislation.
2:58pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Proposal to de-license occupations gains steam in Senate.
2:57pm
Rep. Billings. Statement on Sexually Exploited Children Protection Act.
12:00pm
Reps. Sargent, Berceau, Taylor. Legislators condemn Las Vegas shooting, demand action on gun violence. LRB-4451. AB-65 hearing request. AB-74 hearing request. Letter to President Trump and Congressional Leaders.
10:53am
River Alliance of Wisconsin. Statement on proposed amendments to SB-395.

3:27pm
LFB. 2017 Wisconsin Act 58 (Foxconn/Fiserv). 
11:35am
Cap Times. In wake of Equifax breach, bill would allow Wisconsin consumers to freeze credit for free.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Medical Society, business group clash over proposed workers' compensation changes.

State Agencies

3:53pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves loans totaling $2.2 million.
3:30pm
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. Urge WisDOT to reconsider position on I-94 East-West.
3:16pm
WISPIRG. Statement on WisDOT Sec. Ross's push to rescind approval for I-94 East-West expansion.
2:55pm
OCI. Administrative Actions September 2017.
1:39pm
Transportation Development Association. Walking away from the I-94 East-West project huge step back.
10:56am
WEDC. And UW System launch workforce development partnership.
10:49am
DOT. Preliminary data shows last month was the safest September on public roadways since the end of World War II.

11:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin abandons I-94 east-west project in Milwaukee County for lack of funds.
5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Child Health Program will continue, even as federal CHIP funding expires.
5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. New WEDC position to coordinate statewide talent attraction efforts.

Economy/Business

3:32pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.
12:23pm
Foxconn Technology Group. Statement on display manufacturing campus.
11:51am
Racine County, Village of Mount Pleasant, RCEDC. Village of Mount Pleasant announced as future home of Foxconn advanced manufacturing campus.

12:46pm
Fox 6. Foxconn plant to be built in Mount Pleasant, "redefine how manufacturing will be done in America."
11:10am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn picks Mount Pleasant site for massive factory.
5:47am
Bloomberg. Yahoo triples likely scope of 2013 hack to 3 billion users.
5:14am
Appleton Post-Crescent. What would it take to bring a company like Amazon to the Fox Valley?

Environment/Outdoors

4:47am
WAOW. Whitetail buck with CWD found on Shawano Co. deer farm.

Statewide

5:09am
PDPW. Dairy farmers head East for Virginia dairy and creamery tours.

Courts

4:59am
Bloomberg. Gerrymandering opponents get mixed reception at Supreme Court.
4:59am
Reuters. Justice Kennedy on hot seat in major voting rights case.
4:57am
Cap Times. U.S. Supreme Court justices dissect Wisconsin's partisan gerrymandering case.
4:56am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. State Supreme Court to hear challenge to EC TIF.
4:50am
WQOW. Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear Eau Claire Confluence Project case.

Education

12:51pm
WTCS.  Upper Iowa University announces tuition grant program for technical college grads.
12:22pm
UW-Stout. Record number of nearly 1,100 students had co-op experiences.
11:47am
UW System Student Reps. Statement on Board of Regents policy change.
11:38am
Marquette University. Greater Milwaukee Boys & Girls Clubs President Lyles goes "On the Issues" at Marquette Law School.
11:34am
UW-Madison. Wisconsin corn maze features 480-foot trilobite.
10:21am
One Wisconsin Now. Univerity of Wisconsin Board of Regents threatens students free speech.

4:48am
WISC. Potential lead contamination more widespread at UW.

Local

3:12pm
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Letter to Milwaukee County Board requesting rejection of wheel tax proposal. April Referendum Results.
10:46am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. The streetcar, public safety and our budget crisis. An honest assessment of Milwaukee's status quo.
9:39am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. 2018 budget explores widening Highway M along Lake Mendota, funds construction of new off-road trail linking Waunakee with Middleton.

4:54am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County considers law firm's pitch on opioid lawsuit against pharmaceutical industry.
4:48am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski calls for red light cameras.

Congress

3:01pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Helps advance bill to roll back joint-employer standard.
1:37pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls for increased funding for Rural Development programs that support Wisconsin communities. Letter.
11:42am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Following push for hearing, Senate Commerce Committee calling Equifax to testify on data breach.
10:57am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Cosponsors bipartisan legislation to reauthorize critical funding for community health centers.
10:19am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Applauds the passage of the Pain-Capable Protection Act in the U.S. House.
5:08am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Protects unborn children from late-term abortions.

5:28am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Grothman co-sponsors bill to legalize industrial hemp.
4:52am
Reuters. Trump administration backpedals on citizenship for 'Dreamers.'
4:51am
Bloomberg. The White House and Equifax agree: Social Security numbers should go.
4:49am
Fox 11. Oshkosh group calls for tougher gun control laws.

Politics

12:19pm
DPW. Adds communications advisor.
11:09am
Evers for Governor. Releases "Walker's First Broken Promise" video.
9:36am
Vukmir for Senate. In just three weeks, raises nearly $250K.

11:36am
Cap Times. Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe will be forever in blue jeans.
4:58am
CNN. Exclusive: Russian-linked Facebook ads targeted Michigan and Wisconsin.

Tuesday October 3, 2017

Governor

10:00am
Gov. Walker. USDA secretary declares Calumet and surrounding counties disaster areas following June and July floods.

Budget

9:21am
One Wisconsin Now. Did Gov. Scott Walker issue executive order to win Republican Senate holdouts' budget votes?

Legislative

2:56pm
Sen. Ringhand. Bipartisan bill would provide flexibility for local governments.
2:47pm
Sen. Vukmir, Rep. Kooyenga. Author bill to show Wisconsin's strong support of Israel. LRB-4442.
2:42pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Mining bill is a disaster that no admendment can fix.
11:26am
Heal Without Harm Coalition. Welcomes the introduction of SB-423, and SB-424 in the Wisconsin Senate.
10:16am
Rep. Subeck. Receives Women Legislators' Lobby Pacesetter Award.
9:43am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: October 2, 2017.
9:17am
Rep. Taylor. (Updated) Statement of apppointment to the Joint Committee on Finance.

4:53pm
Daily Reporter. Scaled-back bidding-threshold bill scheduled for committee vote.
1:47pm
The Hill. State legislatures rolled back gun restrictions this year.
5:26am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. State Assembly Democrats attend farm tours.
5:17am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Republicans want to roll back wetland regulations across state.
5:16am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Industrial hemp being proposed in Madison and Washington.
5:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP bill would limit state oversight of isolated wetlands in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Public Radio. Daily Reporter.
5:13am
U.S. News & World Report. Democratic Rep. Chris Taylor named to budget committee.
5:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Iconic Wisconsin Blue Book sheds 300 pages, blue cover.
5:08am
Fox 6. Las Vegas mass shooting reignites debate over gun laws; Dems' calls for action go nowhere.
5:03am
Beloit Daily News. Lawmakers want police to have more crisis training.
5:00am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Lawmakers propose banning fees for credit freezes.

State Agencies

3:15pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:07pm
DMA. Wisconsin Air National Guard sending mobile kitchen to Puerto Rico.
11:35am
DFI. Wisconsin enters into consent agreement with Ocwen Loan Servicing.
9:29am
Wisconsin Historical Society. The Kopperud Park Residential Historic District in West Allis listed in National Register of Historic Places.
9:24am
DATCP. CWD-positive white-tailed deer found on Shawano County hunting ranch.
5:27am
DWD. WisConomy.com offers advanced online tools to analyze economic & labor data.

11:29am
Affordable Housing Finance. NMTCs show their strength.
5:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Deputy director of state crime lab appointed to lead the agency.

Economy/Business

2:40pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Food manufacturers feed economic growth, celebrate October as Manufacturing Month.

3:18pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn hires former Navy pilot as its first Wisconsin employee.
3:16pm
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn site announcement coming Wednesday.
1:47pm
Janesville Gazette. Location of Foxconn manufacturing plant to be announced.
9:30am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Questions go unanswered Monday on Appleton Coated's fate.
5:20am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Piecing together the Foxconn supply chain.
4:59am
Reuters. Equifax failed to patch security vulnerability in March: former CEO.
4:57am
Fox 11. Aquila Resources submits last permit for Back Forty mine.

Environment/Outdoors

5:01am
WJFW. Study: CWD can pass to primates.

Statewide

11:30am
MogarnMyers. Welcomes Robin Brannin as its new director of digital strategy and social media.
10:32am
State Bar of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Law Foundation honors four Wisconsin governors.
9:37am
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on SCOTUs hearing oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford.
9:19am
Platform Communications. Myranda Tanck joins.

Courts

4:05pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to Eau Claire TIF District.
1:59pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Clean water groups intervene in Dairy Business lawsuit.
1:27pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on Supreme Court arguments in Wisconsin's partisan gerrymandering case.
1:13pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Nonpartisan redistricting: A bright spot in a dark moment.
11:48am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Supreme Court redistricting oral arguments.
11:28am
Rep. Taylor. Statement on Gill v. Whitford.
9:35am
DPW. The U.S. Supreme Court hears the case of Republican' unprecedented manipulation of Wisconsin elections.
9:23am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Robert J. Baratki.
5:28am
Clean Wisconsin. Seeks to intervene in Dairy Business Association lawsuit.

2:31pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. SCOTUS justices divided over Wisconsin gerrymandering case.
11:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supreme Court shows divisions in Wisconsin redistricting case that could reshape U.S. politics.
8:31am
Cap Times. Wisconsin's redistricting arguments broken down.
5:39am
Cap Times. Epic System's attorney: company's arbitration agreements are legal, do not strip employee rights.
5:34am
Oshkosh Northwestern. NCR agrees to spend $200 million on Fox River cleanup in settlement with state, federal officials.
5:25am
New York Times. Supreme Court to hear case on Wisconsin voting maps warped by politics.
5:10am
Courthouse News Service. High court gears up for partisan gerrymandering case.

Education

4:06pm
UW-Madison. Major NSF sponsored materials research collaboration receives $15.6M grant.
2:59pm
UW-River Falls. Foundation has record year.
1:52pm
UW-Madison. Center for Dairy Research helps entrepreneur create snack bar for young women.
1:35pm
UW-Stout. U of M professor to discuss truth in journalism, media Oct. 9.
1:10pm
UW-Madison. Wins $7 million grant to wean crops from nitrogen fertilizers.
11:24am
UW-Platteville. Nurturing animals in Thailand.
11:23am
UW-Platteville. Alumni to be honored at Homecoming.
11:22am
UW-Platteville. To Celebrate Homecoming.

3:21pm
Cap Times. UW-Madison faculty oppose regent plan to gain chancellors from outside higher ed.
5:38am
Beloit Daily News. Regents to adopt free speech resolution, set up punishment.
5:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin school works to keep Native American languages alive around the world.
5:20am
Daily Cardinal. Students react to UW Regents' freedom of expression policy draft.
5:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW regents may require expelling 'freedom of expression.'
5:12am
Fox 11. Study: Students with concussions struggle more academically.

Local

11:27am
Madison Fire Department. Madison firefighter receives National Preparedness Award.
11:03am
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Milwaukee should have red-light camera systems.
10:35am
OfficePro. Janesville's OfficePro wins national award.
8:41am
UBLAC. Black Women's empowerment march.

2:38pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Mayor Paul Soglin proposes $313.9 million operating budget.
5:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mental health needs major focus of proposed county budget.
5:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County Board faces choice: Boost wheel tax to $60 or fill $14.6 million budget hole.
4:58am
WISC. Madison Water Utility customers could see 26% rate increase.

Congress

11:20am
Bloomberg. GOP leaders consider changing state and local tax deduction instead of ending it.
5:09am
CBS News. Speaker Paul Ryan says GOP's health-care fight isn't over.
5:09am
Reuters. After Las Vegas massacre, Democrats urge gun laws; Republicans silent.
5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Husband of victim in Wausau-area shooting spree wants stricter gun control.

Politics

1:09pm
DPW. On partisan gerrymandering, Leah Vukmir is part of the problem.
9:49am
RPW. ICYMI: Struggling Democrat recruit for governor mocked woman before husband died during lawsuit over multi-milliion-dollar home.
8:46am
Screnock for Wisconsin Supreme Court. ICYMI: Continues to pull in impressive endorsements and engages his community proactively.

3:24pm
Beloit Daily News. Democrat Evers opposes UW free speech resolution.
5:18am
WKOW. Divided Wisconsin Republicans picking sides in Senate race.
4:59am
WJFW. Bob Harlow wants to lead the state his family has always called home.

Monday October 2, 2017

Governor

2:41pm
WMC. Launches new video series to kick off Manufacturing Month.
1:27pm
Gov. Walker. Proclaims October as Manufacturing Month across Wisconsin.
11:52am
Gov. Walker. First Lady Walker highlights trauma-informed care initiative at The Playing Field Child Care Center.

Budget

4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin budget brings lifetime licenses for teachers.

Legislative

3:13pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Letter to senators regarding SB-395.
3:10pm
Reps. Sargent, Taylor. Request LAB audit of DOJ sexual assault kit testing. Letter to AG Schimel. Audit Request.
2:42pm
Rep. Summerfield. Announces October listening session.
2:36pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Proposed changes offer a soul-searching moment for co-ops.
11:50am
WMC. Legislators circulate significant wetland reforms.
11:00am
Rep. Taylor. State of appointment to the Joint Committee on Finance.
10:59am
Reps. Subeck, Ballweg; Sen. Johnson. Highlight Healthy Babies, Working Mothers Act on Child Health Day.
10:56am
Rep. Hintz. Appoints Rep. Chris Taylor to Joint Finance Committee.
8:36am
Sens. Testin, Risser; Reps. Ott, Snyder. Offer Wisconsinites relief from credit bureau fees.
8:35am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Summer temperatures are cooling down but crime is still hot in Wisconsin.

1:30pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Republicans launch new rollback of air, water protections.
11:54am
NBC 15. GOP bill would end Wisconsin wetland development permits.
7:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers put growing workforce crisis front and center at legislative hearing.
4:45am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Better laws needed to curb drunken driving.
4:43am
Fox 11. Committee to vote on lifting mining moratorium.
4:41am
McClatchy DC. Bill would allow Wisconsin felons to possess antique guns.

State Agencies

5:00pm
AG Schimel. Announces new crime lab director.
3:11pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Mega Millions enhancements coming: Starting jackpots increase to $40M, bigger average jackpots & Just the Jackpot.
2:38pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Make your way on the new "Wisconsin Journey" at Old World Wisconsin.
2:36pm
DHS. Wisconsin ranks 2nd in nation in electronic health records.
1:33pm
WEDC. And The Water Council to host water conferences in China.
11:47am
DVA Sec. Zimmerman. Announces grant application period open for nonprofits that serve veterans, families.
10:53am
DMA. The internet wants you!
9:43am
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on DVA Secretary Zimmerman's column.
9:14am
DATCP. Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grant applications now available.
9:13am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - October 2017.
6:19am
AG Schimel. Announces Environmental Protection Unit enforcement results.

5:02am
Fox 11. Fox 11 Investigates: New inmate restrictions.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary defends Confederate monuments.
4:39am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Keep foreign hackers out of state's elections.
4:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Russian hacking attempt in Wisconsin unsettling.

Economy/Business

4:41pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Without government fee schedule, work comp rates drop 8.46%.
8:33am
WISPIRG. New scorecard grades top restaurant chains on antibiotic use in meat supply.
5:11am
WMC. Coolest thing made in Wisconsin: Voting to determine finalists begins today.

4:42pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Appvion files for bankruptcy protection, looks to reorganize.
6:14am
Milwaukee Biz Times. UW-Extension report: Foxconn jobs not at high risk of automation.
5:29am
La Crosse Tribune. Less oil on the rails, but fears persist as old tank cars remain.
4:49am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn would be a big deal for Caledonia, too.
4:48am
Kenosha News. Trip to Japan reinforces Gateway's direction in Foxconn training programs.

Statewide

4:39pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Becomes top sponsor of "Walk a Mile In Her Shoes" event fighting domestic violence in Green Bay.
2:40pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Annual Purple Ribbon walk honors victims killed in domestic violence incidents in 2016.
2:07pm
MEUW. October 1-7 is Public Power Week. Op-ed.
2:04pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on mass shooting in Las Vegas.
1:35pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on mass shooting and act of domestic terrorism in Las Vegas.
1:33pm
Rep. Taylor. Statement on Las Vegas massacre.
10:58am
Wisconsin Cheese Originals. Tickets to Wisconsin Cheese Camp on sale October 3.
10:54am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on mass shooting in Las Vegas.
7:37am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Statement on Las Vegas attack.

5:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's logging truckers aid in hurricane cleanups; other industries may see storm impact.
4:55am
Reuters. At least 20 killed at shooting rampage at Las Vegas concert.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin taxes fall below the national average.
4:46am
U.S. News & world Report. Wisconsin sees decline in birth rate.

Courts

4:37pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Filed a friend-of-the-court brief arguing gerrymandering scheme is unconstitutional.
5:10am
Fair Election Project. Whitford plaintiffs in historic map-rigging case rally in advance of U.S. Supreme Court oral argument.

5:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Supreme Court opens pivotal term with Trump nominee in place.
4:44am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Editorial: Fight for fair maps highlighted in Supreme Court gerrymandering case.
4:43am
New York Times. How a Wisconsin case before justices could reshape redistricting.
4:37am
Washington Post. Everything you need to know about the Supreme Court's big gerrymandering case.

Education

3:14pm
UW System. Regents to discuss changes to administrative hiring policy, freedom of expression at this week's board meeting.
1:34pm
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Celebrating our public school boards.
8:34am
UW-River Falls. Royall Credit Union contributes $20,000 in support of St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center.

5:17am
Cap Times. UW Regents prepare free speech policy to enforce Republican bill.
4:52am
Oshkosh Northwestern. UWO Foundation files to force public support for flawed real estate deals.
4:42am
Oshkosh Northwestern. UW-Oshkosh Foundation scandal: What you need to know.

Local

2:37pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Announces town hall meetings.
2:09pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Introduces the 2018 budget.
2:08pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 15 arrests.
1:28pm
Arts Wisconsin. Call for ideas: Art$upport Fund to support small Milwaukee-area arts.
10:55am
Council of Development Finance Agencies. Announces Distinguished Development Finance Local Authority Award.
5:08am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Sheriff's detectives seek information from public on suspect in freeway shooting.
5:06am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Orders high visibility patrols on I-43.

4:51am
Stevens Point Journal. As Wisconsin counties close juvenile facilities, Portage County takes their offenders.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. La Cross officials hope for sustainable solutions to flood risk.

Politics

4:40pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Op-ed on how state budget delivers results for hard-working families.
7:40am
Bryce for 1st Congress. Raises more than $1 million in quarter 3, in grassroots campaign to repeal and replace Speaker Ryan.
7:39am
Wisconsin Next PAC. Formed to elect Leah Vukmir.

4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Obey endorses Wachs for Wisconsin governor.
4:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Republican heavy hitters form PAC to support Vukmir.

 

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