Thursday October 17, 2019 - Updated 4:20am

Governor

4:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers signs law ensuring families of fallen Wisconsin officers will receive continued health insurance. 

Legislative

4:14am
Sen. Jacque. Applauds WisDOT commitment to Southern Bridge for Brown County. 

4:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill aims to save lives in Milwaukee, with help of traffic cameras. 
4:02am
WAOW. Area Hmong veteran thankful for new Hmong Veteran bill. 

State Agencies

4:06am
Fox 11. DNR sampling shows "low" levels of PFAS in Peshtigo River. 
4:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. State and local officials meet to boost election security. Cap Times. 
3:58am
Door County Pulse. Funding secured for Eagle Tower construction.
3:57am
WEAU. Security task force members talk about saving for retirement. 
3:57am
Fox 11. "Game changer": DOT puts I-41 interchange back on track for southern bridge. 

Economy/Business

4:19am
WBAY. Gulfstream announces more than 400 layoffs; hiring continues at Greenville facility.

Statewide

4:20am
WTMJ. Study ranks Wisconsin in top 10 for most DUI arrests.

Courts

4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court takes case challenging Gov. Tony Evers' veto powers. 
4:09am
AP. Opioid industry presses for settlement as trial looms. Reuters.  

Education

4:05am
CBS 58. Debate continues over Menomonee Falls mascot name.

Congress

4:15am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Helps introduce bill to impose sanctions on Turkey.

4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Resolution opposing Trump's troop withdrawal in Syria is backed by Wisconsin lawmakers in both parties. 
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) U.S. Rep. Ron Kind discusses impeachment inquiry, farms, health care.

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Governor

4:32pm
Gov. Evers. Applauds renewable energy project approved by Building Commission.
4:25pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on governor signing bill providing health coverage for fallen officers. 
4:06pm
RPW. Evers' voter suppression move in 7th Congressional District: Day 23.
3:17pm
Gov. Evers. Signs bill to ensure continuing healthcare coverage for the families of fallen heroes. 
2:51pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of former State Representative Joseph Tregoning. 
1:10pm
Gov. Evers. What's best for our kids. 

4:10pm
WQOW. Evers sign bill extending insurance for police survivors. 

Legislative

4:26pm
Rep. Pope. Voucher schools inflict $350 million strain on taxpayers. 
4:07pm
Rep. Kitchens. Pleased with Eagle Tower funding. 
2:56pm
Rep. Kulp. Introduces dyslexia legislation. 
1:14pm
Rep. Crowley. Testifies on bi-partisan bill to curb reckless driving.
1:13pm
Rep. Sargent. Wisconsin must do better.
12:13pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. WI Education chair: Funding up, test scores down - taxpayers deserve better results. 
12:12pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Kitchens. P3 legislation unanimously recommended by Assembly Committee. 
10:45am
Sen. Smith. Column: Recognizing Indigenous People's Day.
8:31am
DHS. Testimony on AB-313, AB-314
4:09am
DHS. Testimony on AB-462

4:15am
Cap Times. Supporters tout Republican-backed amendment to curb Wisconsin governor's partial veto authority.
3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'We owe them this debt:' New bill would make Hmong veterans eligible for state benefits. WXOW.
3:47am
WAOW. Republican legislators push Gov. Tony Evers to announce special election date.

State Agencies

4:26pm
OCI. Bulletin, October 16, Step Therapy Law, 2019 Wisconsin Act 12. 
2:24pm
DCF. Governor's Council on Domesitc Abuse presents Outstanding Achievement in Domestic Abuse Awards. 
2:03pm
OCI. Administrative Actions September 2019.
1:11pm
DOR. Unveils online filing system for local governments at Wisconsin Towns Association annual convention. 
12:08pm
State Treasurer Godlewski. Hears from Chippewa Falls on retirement security. 
10:44am
DATCP. Apply through December 13 for Dairy Processor Grants.
10:04am
One Wisconsin Now. Right wing campaign to bully Wisconsin Elections Commission into voter roll purge.
9:05am
Wisconsin Lottery. Three unclaimed $100K All or Nothing top prizes. 
8:32am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Complaint: Wisconsin Election Commission violating state law. 

9:45am
U.S. News & World Report. Complaint could make up 234K Wisconsin voters ineligible. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:48am
Fox 11. DNR report: Wisconsin air quality improving. 

Economy/Business

4:05am
SHINE. NRC accepts application.

7:36am
CNBC. There are doubts about China's promise to purchase more U.S. farm products.
3:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New survey finds Wisconsin fish farmers seeing steady demand. 
3:39am
The Hill. Trump's latest plan to boost ethanol miffs both corn groups and the fossil fuel industry. 

Statewide

11:46am
Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital. Announce Hope to Health campaign. 

3:59am
Wisconsin Watch. While millions are spent to fight the opioid epidemic, a meth crisis quietly grows in Wisconsin.
3:44am
WTMJ. Officials to tackle opiate and meth abuse.
3:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin second in U.S. for binge drinking rate, study says.
3:37am
AP. New study: Opioid crisis cost U.S. economy $631B over 4 years. 

Courts

8:32am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. James E. Emerson.

3:20pm
NBC 15. Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear veto challenge. 
7:23am
CNBC. Top drug distributors in talks to settle opioid litigation for $18 billion, report says.

Education

4:03pm
Carthage College. 100 years of women's suffrage: Past progress and future work. 
4:02pm
Marquette University. Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin goes 'On the Issues.'
12:14pm
UW-Stout. New for 2019-20: Diversity director focused on student success. 
12:05pm
Marquette University. Visiting professor of nursing research honored with bipartisan leadership award in Waashington, D.C.
4:07am
White House. President Donald J. Trump announces Presidential Excellence Awards in Science, Mathematics and Engineering.
4:04am
Marquette University. Tolkien manuscript collection to be part of exhibit at the National Library of France.
4:03am
UW-Platteville. Collegiate Soils Team takes top honors at recent competition. 

3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cost of Wisconsin voucher programs nears $350 million as enrollment surges. 
3:52am
Chippewa Herald. Enrollment in statewide voucher program increased 37% this school year. 
3:42am
Cap Times. Survey: One in four UW-Madison women students have been sexually assaulted. 

Local

5:04pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Statement on not running for re-election.
4:24pm
City of Racine, Great Lakes Community Conservation Corps. Cut ribbon on new single family home in Racine. 
12:09pm
City of Madison. Watershed studies expand, 3 new public meetings coming up.
9:57am
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Common Council approves Indigenous Peoples' Day legislation. 
9:40am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Council approves legislation on redistricting ballot issue. 
4:06am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to purchase 82 acres of property for floodwater storage in the Yahara watershed. 

3:43am
WKOW. High water at Richland County line threatens farms, closes airport. 

Congress

1:50pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Working to create National Criminal Justice Commission.
4:08am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on O'Rourke's anti-religious freedom comments. 

3:50am
WISN. VP Mike Pence's Wisconsin visit replaced with trip to Turkey.
3:46am
WXOW. Rep. Ron Kind back from Switzerland after Trade War meeting. 

Politics

12:15pm
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Senator Moulton announces support. 
8:28am
Fitzgerald for 5th Congress. Announces Thompson endorsement for Fifth Congressional bid.
7:33am
Plotkin for 8th Senate. Announces candidacy for state Senate. 

3:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's Penzeys Spices raises another $435,000 for Trump impeachment ads. 
3:45am
WAOW. Political newcomer Michael Opela Sr. discusses campaign for 7th Congressional District seat. 
3:43am
USA Today. 2020 election: 5 things we learned from the Democratic debate in Ohio.
3:38am
WSAW. Sen. Tiffany raises $242,000 in first three weeks of congressional campaign. 

Tuesday October 15, 2019

Legislative

4:12pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Announces upcoming listening sessions. 
2:56pm
Rep. Dittrich. Announces bill package aimed at helping kids find safe, permanent homes. 
11:32am
Sen. Shilling. Co-authors Hmong veteran bill.

1:47pm
Fox 6. GOP starts push to curb Wisconsin governor's veto powers. 
8:37am
Cap Times. Explained: What do the new Wisconsin Assembly rules do?

State Agencies

4:16pm
DNR. Season three of Wild Wisconsin web series launches as deer season gets into full swing.
1:45pm
DNR. Weekly news.
9:31am
Serve Wisconsin. 25th anniversary of AmeriCorps celebrated by Congresswoman Gwen Moore swearing in 400 new members.

8:39am
WUWM. Unrest at Lincoln Hills youth prison in September renews calls to move youth closer to home.
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin hemp growers call on DATCP to change regulation after testing delays.
4:06am
WKOW. Report details violent weekend at juvenile prison.

Economy/Business

10:18am
WMC. Releases 'Women in Manufacturing' video during Manufacturing Month celebration.

4:28am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Real estate spotlight: Report: Wisconsin faces severe workforce housing shortage.
4:11am
WBAY. Manitowoc mayor tours Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry as trade war continues. 

Statewide

2:53pm
AFSCME Wisconsin. Welcomes new Executive Director Patrick Wycoff. 
2:24pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Tyler Wenzlaff hired as Director of Governmental Relations. 
11:35am
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative Farming - The costs of a wet year. 
9:42am
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Web site to launch at Self Determination Conference. 
8:36am
We-Are-Many-United Against Hate. A 12-step program to kick America's addiction to hate and violence.

10:06am
Politico. 'I'm standing here in the middle of climate change': How USDA is failing farmers.

Education

2:19pm
DPI. Releases numbers on general school funding.
1:45pm
School Choice Wisconsin. School choice programs continue rapid growth. 
1:43pm
UW-Stout. Center's events to mark Free Speech Week beginning Oct. 21.
11:31am
UW-Madison. Physicist awarded Packard Fellowship.
10:26am
Marquette University. New York Times' Chief Washington Correspondent to go 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
10:23am
WEDC. Wisconsin school districts encouraged to apply for Fab Labs Grants.
8:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Conservative groups oppose UW punishments for students disrupting speakers. 

4:05am
Washington Post. Student tracking, secret scores: How college admissions offices rank prospects before they apply.

Local

2:21pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Council approves hiring outside counsel to recover opioid epidemic costs.

4:20am
Chippewa Herald. Chippewa County wrestles with road funding.

Congress

11:30am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Reintroduces legislation to strengthen pension plans.

4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Congressman Mark Pocan says impeachment vote could come soon.  Wisconsin State Journal. 
4:08am
WTMJ. Sen. Johnson concerned about 'signal' U.S. is sending to 'allies and adversaries.'

Politics

2:18pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin legislators rally behind.
10:24am
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Raises $242K in three weeks.
8:44am
Fitzgerald for 5th Congress. Announces Nicholson endorsement for Fifth Congressional bid.

10:38am
NBC 15. Republican Nicholson won't run for Congress, eyeing 2022.
4:16am
Duluth News Tribune. Wisconsin Democrats vie for seat in House. WJFW.
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Wausau School Board president running for Congress.
4:13am
WSAW. With 2 Democrats announcing, here's the current special election lineup.
4:08am
RiverTowns. Democrat Yacoub launches Assembly campaign. 

Monday October 14, 2019

Governor

3:29pm
Speaker Vos. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding the Federal-State Relations Office.

4:11am
Cap Times. UW regents approves mandatory student punishments for disrupting free speech.
4:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers signals opposition to UW rules punishing disruptions of free speech.
4:08am
WEAU. Gov. Evers tours downtown Eau Claire.

Legislative

3:30pm
Rep. Steineke. Continues to raise homelessness awareness.
3:27pm
LRB. Amending the Wisconsin State Assembly Rules: 2019 Assembly Resolutions 12 and 13.
11:58am
Rep. Kulp. Honors First Responders of the Year.
4:34am
Rep. Oldenburg. To hold in-district office hours.

4:16am
Racine Journal Times. GOP and Dems agree: Affordable housing in state must be addressed.
4:09am
Spooner Advocate. Rep. Quinn calls for 7th Congressional District election date change.

State Agencies

3:28pm
DFI. Green Bay economics and personal finance summit provides educators with tools to promote financial literacy in Wisconsin.
10:15am
Wisconsin Lottery. Big payouts for All or Nothing and scratch offs. 

4:21am
WISC. Wisconsin DNR: Trump administration's proposed rewrites of lead contamination rules not good enough. WKOW.
4:16am
WKBT. Election security council to hold first public meeting.
4:14am
WXOW. DOT urges REAL ID registration ahead of 2020 deadline.
4:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. WEDC, UW System award grants to help 8 Wisconsin companies bring products to market.

Economy/Business

11:38am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Seeking applicants for its Command Post Program for 2019-2020.

4:39am
Reuters. Trump's hailing of $50 billion in Chinese farm purchases seen as 'meaningless.'

Statewide

10:01am
Arts Wisconsin. Wisconsin Creative Summit. 

8:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin ranks among bottom of states in securing federal funds.
4:38am
Chippewa Herald. Federal homeless funds bring local mandates, focus.
4:13am
Center Square. 1st-quarter state tax collections in Wisconsin reach $4.1 billion, Census Bureau reports.
4:06am
Chippewa Herald. 'It's just morally wrong': Gains in fighting homelessness bring hope, but progress not assured.
4:03am
AP. Census Bureau seeks state data, including citizenship info.

Education

3:27pm
UW-Stout. University Foundation awards more than $800,000 in scholarships.
12:08pm
Wisconsin SBDC Network. Earns national accreditation. 
9:50am
UW-Milwaukee. Noted social justice advocate to deliver Causier Lecture.

4:17am
Telegraph Herald. Tri-state education leaders report difficulty filling vacant teacher positions. 

Local

4:14am
WKOW. Funding for local government is an issue all over Wisconsin.
4:05am
U.S. News & World Report. Police pool resources in small towns, rural Wisconsin areas.

Congress

11:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Republican Johnson says Democrats 'loathe' Trump.
4:20am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: 'Impeachment should be looked at skeptically,' U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman says.

Politics

3:25pm
Bewley for Senate. Announces decison not to run for 7th Cogressional District. 
4:30am
Dale for 7th Congress. Announces run.

9:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wausau's Tricia Zunker aims to be Wisconsin's first Native American congresswoman.
4:28am
WAOW. Michigan veteran announces run for Duffy's seat as Democrat. 
4:08am
La Crosse Tribune. Ron Johnson's spokesman won't run for Congress. 

Friday October 11, 2019

Governor

4:16pm
Sen. Kapenga. Governor Evers sides with agitators, blocking Board of Regents free speech policy. 
12:47pm
Various GOP Elected Officials. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding 7th Congressional special election.

12:16pm
AP. Evers plans to kill plan to punish free speech disrupters.

Legislative

4:19pm
Rep. Sinicki. Open letter to the members of the Assembly Republican caucus.
4:18pm
Sen. Schachtner. Column: Getting things done on common ground.
4:17pm
Rep. Murphy. Honors Fox Valley first responders. 
3:21pm
Rep. Bowen. Assembly Resolutions 12 and 13 answer the question: "How low will Republicans go?"
2:35pm
Rep. Vining. Rep. Jimmy Anderson shows the courage America needs right now.
2:34pm
Rep. Tittl. Presents Andrew Beck of Manitowoc County First Responder of the Year.
2:32pm
Rep. Magnafici. Frederic Fire Chief recognized as 28th Assembly District First Responder of the Year. 
1:29pm
Rep. Edming. Honors Marty Huhn as First Responder of the Year.
1:29pm
Speaker Vos. Hosts Assembly Republican "The Right Angle" podcast.
12:10pm
Rep. Plumer. Honors first responders during Assembly floor session.
11:27am
Rep. Spreitzer. Announces 45th Assembly District First Responder of the Year: Officer Matthew Nankee of the Evansville Police Department. 
10:28am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Answering the call.
10:01am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Supporting rural EMS volunteers. 
9:39am
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Forward Together: Addressing Wisconsin's Priorities. 
9:35am
Municipal Water Coalition. Municipalities and municipal utilities joing together for clean water. Letter to Sen. Cowles, Rep. Kitchens on SB-302/AB-321
4:36am
Rep. Gundrum. Honors first responder.
4:28am
Rep. Hintz. Republicans shamefully tie disability accommodations to power grab.
4:26am
Rep. Allen. Legislation easing transferring college, tech school credits passes Assembly.
4:25am
Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association. Statement on passage of Assembly Bill 300/Senate Bill 266 (duty death legislation).
4:23am
Rep. Pope. State Assembly recognizes First Responder of the Year for the 80th District.
4:21am
Rep. Taylor. In a new low, Speaker Vos uses Rep. Anderson's disability to consolidate more power.

4:17am
Fox 11. Assembly passes bill to help relocate downtown Green Bay coal piles.
4:11am
Cap Times. Assembly changes rules to accommodate those with disabilities, allow for unlimited veto override votes.
4:08am
WXOW. Wisconsin Assembly approves insurance for police survivors. 
4:05am
WISC. Assembly makes rule change to allow disabled lawmaker to phone in; Anderson makes emotional plea.
4:03am
U.S. News & World Report. In Wisconsin, vote to aid disabled lawmaker turns partisan.

State Agencies

2:34pm
DNR. Surface water sampling reveals PFAS at Dane County Regional Airport. 
2:09pm
DNR. EPA proposes updates to rules impacting lead and copper in drinking water.
12:09pm
DNR. Outdoor Report. 
11:25am
WEDC. Recognized for achievement in economic development. 
9:36am
WHEDA. Informs approximately 2,100 people who may have been impacted by recent phishing attack.
4:20am
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance. 

4:13am
Chippewa Herald. Court report finds significant improvement at Lincoln Hills youth prison.

Economy/Business

1:25pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 15 months after buying the building, Foxconn starts first major non-tenant work on its Milwaukee headquarters. 
10:02am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. American Family Insurance is newest Gold Member.

4:15am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Area business leaders less optimistic about fourth quarter.

Statewide

11:29am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. To host Issues Briefing event on October 19.
10:08am
Wisconsin Innovation Awards. Announce 2019 winners at annual ceremony in Madison.

4:03am
AP. Study links Russian tweets to release of hacked emails.

Courts

9:44am
Reuters. OxyContin maker Purdue begins showdown to halt opioid lawsuits.

Education

12:17pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Board of Regents picks pandering to right-wing politicans over protecting students.
12:11pm
UW System. Math initiative focused on student success.
11:24am
UW System. Regents hear about innovative, influential Literacy Link project.
10:29am
Superior Telegram. UW Regents roadshow hits Superior.
9:37am
UW System. All In Wisconsin tour visits UW-Superior. 

1:28pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. With limited resources, school districts get more out of working together.
12:15pm
AP. Evers plans to kill plan to punish free speech disrupters.
12:12pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW fund balances tied to campus donations increased 132 percent since 2013.
10:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW agriculture leaders tout new funding for Dairy Innovation Hub. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
4:01am
WSAW. Crisis number on student ID cards have been helpful at Wausau West.

Local

9:49am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Gerrymandering denounced in Marshfield. 

4:13am
Beloit Daily News. Ho-Chunk details Illinois casino proposal.
4:07am
WISN. Milwaukee police chief warns of 'uncovered shifts' if mayor cuts positions.
4:06am
NBC 15. Wheel tax improving roads in City of Milton.

Congress

1:50pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces bipartisan legislation to expand flight-training programs for veterans. 
12:16pm
Wisconsin Environment, WISPIRG. EPA's proposed lead rule fails to ensure safe drinking water.

4:10am
Green Bay Press Gazette. In Green Bay, EPA administrator unveils new rules to curb lead in U.S. water systems. Fox 11.
4:06am
WKOW. Senator Baldwin meets with doctors about vaping crisis.

Politics

11:26am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP megadonors host VP Pence.

12:41pm
WQOW. City of Eau Claire considers extended early-voting hours.
10:32am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Winnebago County board member Aaron Wojciechowski announces plan to run for 18th Senate District. 
4:16am
Chicago Tribune. A Wisconsin-based spice-seller is second only to Trump in spending on impeachment ads.
4:04am
NBC 26. Vice president set to visit Wisconsin.

Thursday October 10, 2019

Governor

11:55am
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for Burnett County District Attorney.

1:48pm
WISC. Gov. Evers: More health insurance options on tap this fall.

Assembly Floor Session

5:00pm
Statement on the passage of Assembly rules 12 and 13.
4:48pm
Rep. Neubauer. Yet another power grab by Assembly Republicans.
4:47pm
Rep. Sargent. Response to vote on AJR-88.
4:35pm
Badger Air Community Council and other organizations. Thank you for your support!
4:34pm
Rep. Oldenburg. Honors Chief Cornford as 96th District First Responder of the Year. 
4:21pm
Rep. Knodl. Officer Lea Olsen named as First Responder of the Year.
4:20pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Honors first responder. 
3:58pm
Rep. Nygren. Honors emergency and first responders.
3:55pm
Rep. Sargent. Republicans hold hostage accommodations for partisan power grab.
3:45pm
Rep. Neubauer. Officer John Hetland honored as First Responder of the Year.
3:44pm
Assembly proclaims October 10th as World Homeless Day.
3:43pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Three public safety bills advance.
3:42pm
Rep. Ramthun. Assembly passes Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial Highway Bill.
3:41pm
Rep. Myers. Honors First Responder Eliza A. Ortiz.
3:20pm
Rep. Hebl. Honoring Officer Jessica Helgeland as the 2019 First Responder of the Year in the 46th Assembly District.
3:19pm
Sen. Cowles. Plan to move Green Bay coal piles moves closer to reality. 
3:18pm
Rep. Spiros. Assembly votes to extend health insurance benefits to families of fallen officers. 
3:15pm
Rep. Considine. Dane County District One EMS Director Jim Wick honored on Assembly floor.
3:14pm
Rep. Kitchens. Assembly passes Washington Island Observer bill.
2:57pm
Rep. Tusler. Firefighter Lundgaard recognized as First Responder of the Year.
2:56pm
Rep. Rodriguez. To honor Fire Chief Joe Knitter as First Responder of the Year. 
2:50pm
Rep. Ballweg. Inaugural First Responder of the Year Award.
2:31pm
Rep. Subeck. Assembly Republicans put selves first at expense of disability accommodations for legislator. 
2:30pm
Rep. Steineke. Dan Rettler named 5th District First Responder of the Year.
2:29pm
Rep. Novak. First Responder of the Year.
2:27pm
Rep. Vining. Recognizes Officer Tracy Burbach as "First Responder of the Year" for 14th Assembly District. 
2:15pm
Rep. Kitchens. Recognizes local first responder.
2:08pm
Rep. Taylor. Honors Chief Tracy Burrus as First Responder of the Year for the 76th Assembly District.
2:06pm
Rep. Nygren. Honors Chief Rick Badgley.
2:06pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on Lt. Ryan Dahlgren earning the 91st District's First Responder of the Year Award.
1:25pm
Rep. Duchow. Honors First Responder of the Year - Judith Wartgow.
1:13pm
Rep. Crowley. MPD Officer Matthew Rittner honored as First Responder of the Year. 
1:02pm
Rep. Crowley. 'Families first?' not for Wisconsin Assembly GOP.
10:56am
Rep. Subeck. Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney named 8th Assembly District First Responder of the Year.

1:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paralyzed Wisconsin lawmaker Jimmy Anderson assails GOP's plan to accommodate his disability.
10:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'Drunk with power': State Assembly to vote on gubernatorial veto change.
10:14am
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Democrats blast GOP accommodations for disabled. 
9:28am
WISC. Assembly to vote on letting kids run lemonade stands.

Legislative

3:16pm
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Rural Wisconsin can't wait: Let's move forward.
1:35pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Legislative Democrats roll out their priorities: Forward Together.
10:31am
LFB. 2018-19 estimated state support for school districts. 
9:26am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Meets with Archbishop Listecki, Bishop Hying at the Capitol.
8:16am
Speaker Vos, Sen. Roth. Legislative leaders call for action on state worker raises. Letter to Gov. Evers.

11:09am
WQOW. Wisconsin Assembly leader says veto overrides likely.
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Assembly to vote on gubernatorial veto change.
4:08am
Cap Times. No Madison reps have yet signed on to support resolution honoring retired MPD Chief Mike Koval.
4:05am
WKOW. UPDATE: GOP leader offers to separate proposed rule changes, Democratic leader opposes.
4:02am
WAOW. Lawmakers push to make hemp a more permanent crop in Wisconsin.
3:56am
Racine Journal Times. 5 Republican legislators demand answers from DOT about waiving Hwy. MM fines.

State Agencies

12:32pm
DNR. Hosts second PFAS listening session in Marinette on Oct. 16.
10:58am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. State of Wisconsin mails letters to voters who may have moved.
10:15am
OCI. Gov. Everss announces more health insurance options for Wisconsinites in 2020 ahead of open enrollment. 

1:49pm
WEAU. Wisconsin sending out letters to registered voters who moved.
7:48am
Isthmus. Too hot to handle.
4:07am
Fox 11. New WEDC secretary praises new developments around the Green Bay area.

Economy/Business

2:23pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Agriculture must stand united. 

9:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. With harvest underway, Wisconsin farmers continue to face uncertain corn, soybean markets.
4:24am
Politico. 'An existential political risk': Trump manufactures a swing-state problem. 
4:08am
Daily Reporter. Amazon plans Beloit warehouse, earth work to begin next week.
3:59am
LA Times. Manufacturing is now officially in recession, despite Trump's vow to boost industry.
3:58am
MarketWatch. These two maps show how the trade war with China is hurting 'Trump country.'

Statewide

11:05am
Security Health Plan. Again ranks among top Medicare Advantage plans.
10:06am
COWS. Race in the Heartland - highlighting Wisconsin's extreme racial disparity.

7:55am
CNBC. Social Security benefits to get a 1.6% boost in 2020.

Education

4:22pm
Marquette University. Bradley Foundation CEO to go 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
2:39pm
UW System. Board of Regents approves resolution recognizing UW-Superior freshwater research. 
1:05pm
UW-Platteville. Strobl joins internation team, shares policy ideas with UK Parliament.
1:04pm
UW-Platteville. Pioneer Day of Giving generates over $121,000 for student support.
11:54am
Marquette University. National Sports Law Institute to celebrate 30 years at 2019 conference.
11:12am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces 2019 Affordable Housing Development Funds to six proposals.

3:55am
Kenosha News. University of Illinois 'completely confident' in Foxconn's $50 million pledge.

Local

11:02am
Midwest Environmental Justice Organization. MMSD releasing PFAS into Reindahl Park & Starkweather Creek - with City of Madison, Dane County and DNR approval. 
9:20am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Mayor Barrett's 2020 budget cuts 60 police officers - and that's the good news.

4:06am
WISC. Madison mayor says $40 wheel tax is 'critical' for city, but council members concerned it's too high.
4:02am
NBC 15. Arena Village Board said they don't have a flooding solution.

Congress

3:22pm
Clean Wisconsin. Proposed update to lead and copper rule fails to protect public health. 
9:21am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Visits U.S.-Mexico border, sees crisis firsthand.
4:13am
DPW. Congresswoman Gwen Moore hosts round table with constituents, community advocates, about high prescription drug costs.

4:26am
The Hill. EPA set to announce new standards for lead in water.
3:57am
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Grothman hears concerns about health care costs and impeachment proceedings during Waupun town hall meeting.

Politics

11:00am
Stuck for 8th Congress. To Gallaher: Does your party care about small business?

11:15am
Politico. Anti-Trump group launches $1 million in swing-state impeachment ads.
4:25am
WDIO. Engebretson won't run for Duffy's seat.
4:01am
WXOW. Neylon decides against a run for Sensenbrenner seat.

Wednesday October 9, 2019

Governor

12:29pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. #Keepyourpromise Governor Evers.

4:35am
Fox 11. Gov. Evers declares Indigenous Peoples' Day in Wisconsin.
4:33am
CBS 58. Gov. Evers weighs in on 'tent city.'

Legislative

4:07pm
UW System. UW Dairy Innovation Hub seeks solutions to challenges facing Wisconsin dairy industry. 
4:02pm
Rep. Dittrich. To honor Sergeant Scott Wheeler as First Responder of the Year.
12:30pm
Rep. Nygren. Retirement announcement of Rep. Mike Rohrkaste.
11:12am
Rep. Schraa. Announces 53rd Assembly District First Responder of the Year: Omro Fire Chief Jay Treleven.
11:11am
Rep. Allen. Announces First Responder of the Year for 97th Assembly District.
10:29am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Senate approves cutting notice time for insurance policy changes.
10:28am
Sen. Smith. Column: Believe in America's Dairyland.
10:27am
Speaker Vos. Retirement announcement of Rep. Mike Rohrkaste.
10:26am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Massage therapy legislation passes Senate.
10:06am
Rep. Steineke. Statement on retirement of Rep. Mike Rohrkaste.
10:05am
Rep. Dittrich. To honor Officer Andrew Preisler as First Responder of the Year.
8:59am
Sen. Cowles. Senate approves sexual assault kits bill. 
8:57am
Rep. Rohrkaste. Not seeking re-election to State Assembly (AD-55). 
4:50am
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Testimony on SB-380, AB-410.
4:49am
Rep. Hesselbein. Republicans attempt another power grab.
4:45am
Sen. Darling. Senate unanimously approves bills protecting vulnerable citizens.

10:30am
Chippewa Herald. Rep. Mike Rohrkaste announces retirement from Wisconsin State Assembly.
10:14am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Wisconsin Assembly to decide whether Green Bay should receive $1.2M to move coal piles.
5:01am
Daily Reporter. Senate OKs 5 Cabinet secretaries, Thompson at WisDOT not among them.
4:42am
Fox 11. Attorney General Josh Kaul touts 'red flag' gun law in Appleton. WBAY.
4:41am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate passes bills surrounding sexual assault kits, bestiality, hemp.
4:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers say new jets at Truax would help military, economy. WISC.
4:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans propose rule change for disabled lawmaker, gubernatorial veto overrides. Cap TimesMilwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:32am
Racine Journal Times. Barca formally approved as state Department of Revenue secretary.
4:28am
WBAY. Wisconsin Senate passes animal sex crime bill inspired by horse molester case.
4:22am
WXOW. Senate OKs bill to combat Lyme disease.
4:20am
WKBT. Hemp bill passes Wisconsin Senate; Galesville family harvests first hemp crop.
4:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate OKs wetland impact credit changes.

State Agencies

4:44pm
DATCP. Wisconsin's ag diversity is its strength.
3:17pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Barnes and DWD Sec.-designee Frostman co-hosted roundtable discussion on talent attraction and retention.
1:53pm
DNR. Deer baiting/feeding ban in place in most counties to protect Wisconsin's valued white-tailed herd.

Economy/Business

3:16pm
Foxconn. Reaches major milestone and begins roof installation for TFT LCD Fab.
1:11pm
WMC. And Johnson Financial Group announces 2019 Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin.
12:49pm
UW College of Agricultureal & Life Sciences. New report on Wisconsin's aquaculture industry. 

5:01am
CBS 58. Direct Supply brings 200 high-tech jobs to downtown Milwaukee.
4:23am
Janesville Gazette. Amazon distribution center to break ground in Beloit.

Statewide

3:18pm
Wisconsin Paper Council. Announces the retirement of Mr. Earl Gustafson.
12:47pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. "Derailed" - WPR podcast series investigates what happened to Wisconsin's high-speed rail.

Courts

12:28pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. SEIU v. Robin Vos - order.

Education

4:43pm
UW-Platteville. Awarded Dubuque Racing Association grant.
4:42pm
UW-Platteville. Hosts Wellness Day for 190 elementary students.
4:42pm
UW-Platteville. Alumnus credits restorative justice experience for career success.
4:03pm
Marquette University. Law School to serve Native American population with Urban Wills Caravan.
11:58am
Marquette University. State Public Defender to go 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
10:07am
Edgewood College. Five honored at 2019 Alumni Awards.
4:48am
Marquette University. Cyber awareness conference scheduled for Oct. 11.

1:50pm
WQOW. Plans move forward on Eau Claire's Sonnentag Event and Recreation Center. WEAU.
4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW Board of Regents to vote on proposed punishments for students disrupting free speech.

Local

4:34am
Fox 6. Milwaukee Police Department introduces new publicly accessible crime maps, statistics.
4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison's proposed $40 wheel tax would be highest in state, but may be 'only way' to balance budget.
4:25am
Racine Journal Times. County facing $13 million budget deficit; raises for correctional workers in budget.
4:24am
Beloit Daily News. Ho-Chunk exploring Illinois casino project.
4:21am
WKOW. Baraboo unanimously passes ordinance requiring surveillance cameras in gun stores.

Congress

4:29am
The Hill. Top progressive calls for Pompeo's salary to be withheld over Sondland's blocked testimony.
4:17am
WSAW. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin visits Great Lakes Cheese.

Politics

4:41pm
Neylon for Assembly. Announces decision not to run for WI 5th Congressional District.
2:51pm
Kelly for Wisconsin Supreme Court. ICYMI: Justice Kelly: Keep partisanship out of the court. 
2:48pm
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Senator Pat Testin backs. 

4:35am
Sheboygan Press. Wisconsin Republicans running for Congress stand by Trump in impeachment inquiry.

Tuesday October 8, 2019

Governor

12:50pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #50 declaring Indigenous Peoples' Day in Wisconsin.

4:33am
WAOW. Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers tours Riverlife Park.

Senate Floor Session

4:19pm
AG Kaul. Praises passage of sexual assault kit legislation in Senate, calls for Assembly action.
4:18pm
Rep. Ballweg. Three bills advance. 
4:14pm
Sen. Cowles. Honoring Electa Quinney's place in Wisconsin history.
4:12pm
Sen. Cowles. Senate unanimously supports 'biting back' against Lyme Disease.
3:42pm
Sens. Testin, Taylor; Reps. Kurtz, Considine. Hemp bill passes Senate.
3:21pm
Sen. Marklein. Bills passed by the Senate. 
2:26pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Health insurance for fallen officers' families clears Senate.
2:23pm
Sen. Schachtner. Sexual assault legislation passes Senate. 
1:31pm
Sen. Stroebel. Bill designating 9/11 Memorial Highway unanimously passes state Senate.
1:29pm
DOC. Kevin A. Carr unanimously confirmed as Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
1:28pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Senate unanimously passes Verona TID bill.
1:24pm
Rep. Myers. Issues a statement regarding the passage of SB-230.

3:03pm
WISC. Senate OKs bill clearing path for e-bikes in Wisconsin.
2:52pm
Fox 6. Wisconsin Senate confirms 5 of Governor Tony Evers' Cabinet secretaries. 
2:45pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate approves insurance for police survivors. 

Legislative

3:59pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on latest Republican power grab.
3:58pm
DOT Sec.-designee Thompson. Response to legislators' letter.
1:32pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Applauds senators for prioritizing Wisconsinites over politics. 
10:19am
Rep. Ramthun. Announces 59th Assembly District First Responder of the Year.
8:29am
Reps. Brandtjen, Kuglitsch, Wichgers, Hutton, Ott, Sanfelippo; Sen. Kooyenga. Republican lawmakers stand up for Milwaukee police. 

2:45pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin GOP to allow disabled lawmaker to call in to meetings.
10:35am
Cap Times. Republican lawmakers tout resolution backing plan to base F-35 jets at Truax Field.
10:25am
WQOW. Republican Fitzgerald stands by Trump amid impeachment call.
7:58am
Wisconsin Pubilc Radio. State Senate to vote on hemp regulation, tracking sexual assault kits. 
7:56am
WAOW. Wisconsin Senate to take first Cabinet confirmation votes.
7:56am
WXOW. Wisconsin's growing hemp industry to get boost under bill.
7:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'Beyond nostalgia': Lawmakers seek to make cursive instruction mandatory for students.
7:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill would cap student fees for athletics at UW-Green Bay, UW-Superior, UW-Milwaukee.
4:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers to consider resolution in support of F-35 jets at Truax Field.
4:24am
La Crosse Tribune. Republicans "slow-playing" legislative session says Wisconsin Democrats.

State Agencies

3:27pm
DNR. Weekly news.
2:28pm
Wisconsin Claims Board. Decision in claim of: Michael L. Winston.
8:50am
WEDC. Launches new Wisconsin Supplier Network website.

4:20am
The Hill. 40 state attorneys general to take part in Facebook antitrust probe: report. 
4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. DNR survey detects PFAS contamination in creeks, rivers.

Economy/Business

2:30pm
Boardman & Clark. October is Disability Employment Awareness Month.
11:25am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Crop of company applicants for Early Stage includes 87 young firms from all sectors. 

3:00pm
Newsweek. Donald Trump's boast that he is helping farmers by giving them subsidies in 'B.S.,' says head of Wisconsin Farmers Union: 'We don't want government handouts.'
8:00am
WWUM. Higher prices, hiring freezes: Chinese import tariffs affect southeastern Wisconsin businesses.
4:18am
Fox 11. Wisconsin farmers coping as dairy herd declines.

Statewide

10:21am
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. Roehl Acres and Rustic Occasions selected as 2022 Clark County Farm Technology Days host.
10:00am
AARP Wisconsin. Rhinelander man wins top volunteer award.

8:05am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. WFTD Board to forgo 2021 show; '20 & '22 still on schedule. 
4:19am
WEAU. Study: 25% of U.S. health care spending is wasteful.
4:18am
WFRV. Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in U.S.

Courts

8:36am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. Larry W. Olson.

Education

3:31pm
UW-Platteville. To honor alumni at Homecoming.
3:31pm
UW-Platteville. Pioneers place high in dairy judging competitions.
2:20pm
One Wisconsin Now. Free speech crackdown on agenda for University of Wisconsin Board of Regents meeting.
1:17pm
Marquette University. To host Microsoft chief technology officer for Ciszek Lecture. 
1:16pm
UW-Stout. Student who is part-time police officer deploying to Middle East.
11:07am
UW-Milwaukee. Coffee, conversation and possible change: UWM's On The Table set for Oct. 10.
10:16am
Direct Supply. Innovation & Technology Center opens @ MSOE.
8:27am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Reminds public schools of their constitutional obligation to protect students from discrimination. 

Local

2:37pm
CFE Fund, City of Racine. Racine one of six cities selected for national assistance to provide free financial counseling to low-income residents. 
1:27pm
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission rejects WJI complaint over police officer's comments.
10:18am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Erasing Columbus Day is not the best way to honor indigenous people.

2:24pm
DryedenWire. Burnett County District Attorney resigns from office.
4:23am
Fox 6. 'Things will get worse:' Police union president speaks on proposed cuts at public hearing on city budget.
4:17am
WKOW. DNR provides plans to stop Crystal and Fish Lakes flooding.

Congress

3:06pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Offices open on Columbus Day.
2:35pm
RPW. ICYMI: Ron Kind refuses to tell his district where he stands on impeachment.
12:48pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria.

8:52am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse Republicans demand Democrats drop Trump impeachment inquiry.
8:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Baldwin says new money for dairy innovation could help farmers, processors weather tough market.
7:54am
WXOW. Senator Baldwin promotes innovative dairy initiatives.
4:37am
Fox 6. Political expert calls Senator Ron Johnson's 'Meet the Press' interview Washington at its worst.
4:22am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Johnson, Grothman stick with President Trump.
4:21am
The Hill. Federal deficit estimated at $984B, highest in seven years.
4:15am
AP. White House to battle impeachment by stalling, attacking.

Politics

10:15am
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Support continues to grow.

4:39am
WSAW. Competitive battle expected for vacant congressional seat, party leaders say.

Monday October 7, 2019

Governor

4:34pm
Gov. Evers. Takes action on Pardon Advisory Board reommendations.

8:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Iraq War veteran to receive pardon from Tony Evers: 'That felony is not who I am.'
4:07am
WEAU. Gov. Evers supports full-day 4K proposal.
3:56am
WKOW. Men receiving pardons from Gov. Evers react to life-changing event.
3:53am
WDIO. Evers issuing 1st Wisconsin pardons in 9 years.

Legislative

4:38pm
Rep. Krug. Announces 72nd Assembly District First Responder of the Year: Wisconsin Rapids Fire Chief Scott Young.
4:36pm
Sen. Shilling. Democratic leaders announce legislative priorities. 
3:48pm
Sen. Taylor, Rep. Myers. To host college fair.
3:33pm
Rep. Schachtner. Legislative Democrats roll out fall priorities. 
3:32pm
Rep. Spreitzer. And legislative Democrats roll out Forward Together plan. Plan.
3:28pm
Various Elected Officials. Letter to Joint Audit co-chairs requesting audit of the Public Finance Authority. 
3:04pm
Speaker Vos. "First Responder of the Year" awards to be given in state Assembly.
2:19pm
Rep. Gruszynski. And Rep. Hintz announce fall Democratic agenda.
12:24pm
Rep. Sanfelippo; Sens. Craig, Kapenga, Nass, Stroebel. Letter to DOT Sec. Thompson regarding southeastern Wisconsin road projects.
12:09pm
Sen. Feyen. Announces town hall meetings in the City of Omro and Town of Eldorado.
11:07am
Rep. Hesselbein. Legislative Democrats roll out fall priorities. 
10:41am
Sens. Smith, Schachtner; Rep. Emerson. Legislative Democrats roll out fall priorities. 
10:26am
LRB. Retirement security in Wisconsin.
9:27am
Rep. James. Column: Emergency mental treatment in Wisconsin: Why we need to address the issue now.

3:28pm
Wall Street Journal. Popular in Wisconsin: Cheese, the Packers and...risky bonds.
2:41pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats cite public opinion, renew push for gun control, medical marijuana proposals.
8:10am
Fox 6. Deff-initely Milwaukee: Conversation with Wisconsin's youngest lawmaker. 
4:12am
Superior Telegram. Wisconsin legislation aims to increase opportunity for tribal members.
4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Only 5 of Tony Evers' cabinet appointments on Senate schedule.
4:05am
Washington Post. As Trump calls for more 'institutions,' GOP lawmakers nationwide shift their focus to mental health.

State Agencies

3:49pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on PFAS chemicals detected in Wisconsin surface waters. 
3:20pm
Rep. Nygren. Responds to PFAS sampling results.
2:23pm
DNR. First round of sampling shows PFAS contamination at surface water monitoring  locations in Wisconsin.
10:22am
DOT. Increase in deer activity requires drivers to slow down, be alert.
4:27am
DNR. Waterfowl hunters and others asked to take caution as water levels rise.

3:02pm
Kenosha News. DNR: High levels of PFAS found in Starkweather Creek, Wisconsin River.
4:10am
Fox 6. State orders those at homeless encampment in Milwaukee to 'gather and remove' their property.

Economy/Business

12:10pm
Center for Technology Commercialization. $674,000 in state matching grants advance 8 high-tech small businesses.

10:38am
NPR. How the trade war crushed a growing Chinese market for U.S. cranberries.
7:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Uncertainty growing in Wisconsin's manufacturing sector as survey finds job cuts.
4:35am
Fox 6. 'Hoping for the best:' Farmers in southeast Wisconsin struggle to harvest following heavy rain.
4:31am
AP. Business economists foresee slowdown in U.S. growth.
4:23am
Reuters. Where the U.S.-Japan trade deal falls short of Trans-Pacific pact abandoned by Trump.
4:09am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Editorial: Sonny Perdue to farmers: Go big or just go.
4:04am
WEAU. Local farmer address comments from agriculture secretary. 
3:53am
WSAW. Short harvest window creates safety concerns for farmers.
3:52am
CNBC. China is reportedly reluctant to agree to a broad U.S. trade deal with talks set to restart.

Statewide

10:24am
USDA. Invests $152 million to improve broadband service in 14 states.
10:21am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Momentum keeps building for fair maps.

9:02am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin pantries brace for impact: Proposed rule could kick nearly 40,000 Wisconsinites off food stamps.

Courts

4:32pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. SEIU v. Robin Vos - order.

9:25am
Reuters. U.S. Supreme Court snubs University of Wisconsin appeal in patent fight with Apple.
4:02am
Oshkosh Examiner. Lawyers for former UWO officials say criminal case is weak, ask for dismissal or 'bill of particulars.'

Education

4:36pm
UW-Whitewater. Facilities, planning and management projects update.
4:35pm
UW-Whitewater. Suicide awareness event on Oct. 8.
3:47pm
UW-Madison. Mertis silver rating in first sustainability assessment.
3:05pm
UW-Stout. Grateful alumna commits $1 million, plus more to support faculty.
2:24pm
UW-Madison. Maps showing potential for soil contamination issued for Wisconsin's lead-zinc mining district.
12:26pm
UW-Madison. 'Radical Pedagogy' exhibition opens Oct. 11 in new Lathrop Gallery Space. 

2:54pm
WISC. UW regents to take another step on free speech policy. 

Local

3:05pm
City of Madison. Dry stretch will help lake levels, Lake Mendota crests.
12:28pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County announces free "Welcome to Medicare" seminars for local communities in 2020.
10:23am
Washington County Register of Deeds. County real property lister receives award of excellence.

4:01am
Fox 6. Budget proposal would allow for electronic monitoring for Milwaukee County work release inmates.
3:59am
WISN. Milwaukee considers increasing 'no smoking zone' to 30 feet outside public buildings. 
3:57am
Racine Journal Times. Bad connection: Some parts of Racing County still don't have broadband internet.
3:55am
WISC. 'We're nervous': As flooding worsens in Crystal Lake, residents desperate for a solution.

Congress

11:46am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Two Loudenbeck bills scheduled for Senate vote.
10:17am
Wisconsin BioFuels Association. Commends the Trump administration for Renewable Fuel Standard agreement.
9:16am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. October town hall meetings. 
4:28am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. President adamantly denied claim on aid.

2:43pm
CNBC. U.S. lawmaker introduce bill cutting nicotine in e-cigarettes amid teen vaping epidemic.
4:30am
Politico. Republicans rush to defend Trump as Ukraine scandal deepens.
4:21am
The Hill. Attorney says he's representing second Trump whistleblower form intel community.
4:16am
NBC News. GOP senator says diplomat told him Trump was withholding aid to ensure investigations.  WISN.
4:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson says he doesn't trust CIA, FBI in heated interview on 'Meet the Press.' Fox 6.
4:11am
NBC 15. Sen. Baldwin wants WW to remove dieting app targeting kids.
3:54am
Fox 11. Trump and WI corn farmers: Lawmakers weigh in on ethanol restriction debate.

Politics

3:58am
WSAW. Block by block, both parties build Obama-style organizations to win Wisconsin.

Friday October 4, 2019

Governor

3:43pm
WEDC. Governor Evers and WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes to meet with economic development leaders in statewide tour. 

Legislative

1:14pm
Rep. Allen. Good connections during Beer with Scott.
11:41am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: America's Dairyland hosts World Dairy Expo.
11:39am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Wisconsin: Dairy Superpower.
4:34am
Rep. McGuire. Statement on Racine County upgrades to police body camera technology.

4:45am
Duluth News Tribune. Student fee cuts could cost UWS athletics $40K a year.
4:39am
WBAY. Brown County proposal for juvenile corrections facility moves to legislative committee.
4:29am
WUWM. Wisconsin lawmakers consider fully funding 4-year-old kindergarten.
4:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans voice opposition to U.S. agriculture secretary's farm comments. WKOW.

State Agencies

2:35pm
Wisconsin Lottery. A week of winners.
12:24pm
State Treasurer Godlewski. Listens to Wisconsinites on retirement security in Kenosha.
11:35am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
4:36am
DNR. Youth deer hunt happening this weekend.

4:05am
WBAY. Attorney General Josh Kaul: Progress is being made in opioid crisis.

Economy/Business

11:38am
Foxconn. Launches 'Earn and Learn' talent development programs for technical college and university students in Wisconsin.
8:51am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. As Perdue rips open rural America's wounds, farmers get fired up.

2:57pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin exports down 6.5% in August, on pace for $1.2 billion decline in 2019.
8:40am
Reuters. U.S. unemployment rate falls to 3.5%; job growth steady.
4:23am
Dunn County News. Challenges continue for dairy farmers.
4:14am
Christian Science Monitor. Manufacturing in recession? Not so far in this factory hub.
4:07am
The Hill. EU to respond to 'retaliatory' tariffs against U.S.
4:06am
Reuters. New tariffs on EU food will boost prices, cost U.S. jobs: industry.

Statewide

4:45am
Arts Wisconsin. Presents annual Arts in the Community awards.

12:22pm
Madison.com. Fort Atkinson teen treated at UW for vaping lung injury warns about danger.
4:30am
CNBC. Vaping illness outbreak surpasses 1,000 cases, 18 deaths with no sign of slowing, CDC says.
4:08am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse event explores windfalls and pitfalls of Wisconsin's hemp industry.

Courts

4:32am
Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. Plaintiffs against Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution for exposure to black mold, asbestos, and water pollution are facing retaliation. 

4:03am
U.S. News & World Report. States say OxyContin maker Purdue should not pay bonuses.

Education

2:06pm
UW-Madison. Law School Dean Raymond to step down in July.

Local

4:13pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Budget deliberations should focus on using the people's dollars to improve and save lives. 
4:39am
Madison Department of Public Works. Next flooding threat: Saturday. 
4:37am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Letter to ATC regarding transformer malfunction.

4:04am
Fox 6. Lakeshore erosion leaves more homes hanging on the edge: 'It makes me want to cry.'

Congress

11:40am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Blumenthal call on Weight Watchers to remove dangerous dieting app targeted at young kids.
4:41am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. U.S. investigators should not refuse cooperation.
4:41am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Provides information regarding 2016 letter.

2:59pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson says he was blocked by President Trump from telling Ukraine foreign aid was coming.
1:54pm
The Hill. Trump sides with farmers in ethanol proposal, angering oil industry.
4:28am
The Hill. GOP senator says he doesn't remember signing 2016 letter urging 'reform' of Ukraine prosecutor's office.
4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'It's not normal': Wisconsin congressman Mark Pocan says Trump must be impeached even if it hurts Democrats.
4:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson OK with President Trump asking China to investigate political rival. La Crosse Tribune
4:16am
AP. Trump busts another norm; GOP responds with silence, support. 
4:11am
WSAW. Sen. Johnson calls small dairy farms a Wisconsin, U.S. tradition.

Politics

1:39pm
AP. Iranian hackers said to target presidential campaign.

Thursday October 3, 2019

Governor

4:06am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says Trump's ag secretary 'put a pox' on state's signature industry. WISC.

Legislative

4:05pm
Rep. James. 68th Assembly District first responders honored.
2:54pm
Speaker's Task Force on Adoption. Interim report.
2:41pm
Rep. Tranel. Blasts Secretary Perdue over small farm comments in Wisconsin. Letter to USDA Sec. Perdue.
2:02pm
DOJ. Praises passage of sexual assault kit in Senate committee. Calls for Assembly action.
11:15am
Rep. Edming. Rusk County resident to be honored as First Responder of the Year.
11:13am
Sen. Ringhand. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Wisconsin family farms need our support.
10:13am
Wiscosin Democracy Campaign. Opposes Convention of the States. 

2:03pm
NBC 15. New bill proposed full-day 4K in Wisconsin.
10:31am
U.S. News & Word Report. GOP congressional candidate wants constitutional convention.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin lawmakers vote to release suicide hotline funding. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

State Agencies

3:57pm
DATCP Sec. Pfaff. Statement on passing of Dean Strauss.
12:07pm
DOR Sec. Barca. Unveils Business Development and Government Relations Unit.
10:12am
DOR. And Workforce Development assist workers and businesses affected by fraud perpetrated by payroll company.

4:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin case against Purdue Pharma will continue, Attorney General says.

Economy/Business

11:08am
DPW. Sonny Perdue's message to Wisconsin's small farmers: Too small? Too bad.
10:04am
WMC. Wisconsin to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October. 

10:00am
CNBC. Services survey shows economy is weaker than expected amid slowdown fears.
4:33am
CNBC. U.S. to impose tariffs on EU aircraft and agricultural products.

Statewide

10:08am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Progress on costly promises.

4:26am
WBAY. Wisconsin at high risk for manure runoff after record rainfall.

Education

2:42pm
Marquette University. Names Rev. James Voiss, S.J., as next Vice President for Mission and Ministry.
2:12pm
MPS. Calls Street School opens new STEM Center.
1:25pm
UW-Stout. New for 2019-20: Military science professor back on familiar ground.

11:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As economy has improved, Wisconsin tech college enrollment has dropped markedly.
4:28am
La Crosse Tribune. As statewide tour comes to La Crosse, UW System officials highlight success stories.

Local

1:37pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County announces new investments in homeless prevention services in the 2020 budget. 
11:14am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. City of Madison Jeffrey Clay Erlanger Civility in Public Discourse Award.
4:46am
Madison Department of Public Works. Low flooding threat tonight, residents should prepare for next weather system.

11:10am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Record rains raise lake levels, slow no wake orders now in effect for all Yahara lakes.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Southern Wisconsin grapples with aftermath of tornadoes, flooding after Tuesday storms.
4:32am
NBC 15. Confirmed: Two tornado touchdowns in southern Wisconsin.

Congress

12:51pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges Trump administration to protect health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.
10:09am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Deadline for service academy nominations: October 11.

2:45pm
WAOW. Republican Sen. Johnson OK with China investigating Bidens.
4:11am
WISC. 'We have a crime. We have confession, and we have evidence': Pocan talks impeachment at town hall.
4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson fields questions in Pewaukee. And not a word about impeachment.

Politics

12:13pm
Stuck for 8th Congress. Announces over 20 endorsements from state leaders in her run.

4:04am
WQOW. Special election uncertainty causes headache for clerks.

Wednesday October 2, 2019

Governor

10:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Brendan Dassey asks Tony Evers for pardon or commutation in 'Making a Murderer' case.
4:13am
WFRV. Governor Evers checks on Oconto County's storm recovery.
4:02am
CBS 58. Evers announces more than $400K in grants for Milwaukee-area veterans.

Legislative

4:01pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Sen. Alberta Darling plays politics with suicide prevention hotline.
3:56pm
Sen. Marklein. Dairy Inovation Hub moves forward.
12:55pm
Rep. Allen. "Non-partisan redistricting" means less representative govenrment.
10:31am
Rep. Nygren. Joint Committee on Finance sow the fields, provides diary hub funding.
10:30am
Sen. Smith. Column: Raising awareness about domestic violence.
9:14am
Speaker Vos. Effective educational program ends due to governor veto.
4:20am
Sen. Taylor. Calls for support of AB-030

4:42am
WBAY. Evers' pick to head Wisconsin DNR wins committee approval.

State Agencies

4:17am
DOT. Countdown to new Federal ID requirement begins. Get REAL ID by October 1, 2020.

8:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin health secretary says too many people lack insurance.

Economy/Business

12:54pm
Foxconn. Announces $83M in additional construction awards.
4:23am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Disappointed in Secretary Purdue's disconnect with family farmers.

4:15am
WSAW. Wet conditions devastate farmers during harvest.
4:12am
Fox 11. Local farmers say there is still a place for all size farms.
4:10am
Washington Post. Farm-state fury creates pressure for Trump as trade, energy pain collide.
4:07am
Crain's Chicago Business. U of I, Foxconn plan $100 million tech center.

Statewide

4:00pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Solar for Good program opens fifth donation round to assist more Wisconsin nonprofits in "going solar."
3:58pm
BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation. Announces fall 2019 Hatch events.
11:32am
U.S. Cellular. Announces first markets for 5G in Wisconsin.
4:22am
Wisconsin Transparency Project. Wisconsin Transparency Project launched.

12:07pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. U.S. Cellular to bring 5G technology to Wisconsin and Iowa.
4:09am
Fox 11. New N.E.W. addiction: More tax dollars being spent on fighting opioids in Wisconsin.

Education

3:59pm
UW System. Continues All In Wisconsin tour at UW-La Crosse.
3:57pm
Marquette University. Buisness School names it first executive-in-residence.
3:57pm
UW-Stout. New for 2019-20: Students' interest in entrepreneurship beginning to open doors.

4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW president defends lifting cap on out-of-state enrollments at UW-Madison.

Local

12:56pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. We are and must remain a nation of laws.
9:39am
Milwaukee County Sup. Dimitrijevic. Announces plans to expand South Shore Terrace beer garden.
8:51am
City of Madison. Public Health urges breast cancer screening for women of color.
4:19am
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi's 2020 budget proposal includes increased funding.
4:18am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Responds to misrepresentation by Chicago Field Office of ICE.

8:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee awarded $5.6M HUD grant to help protect families from lead.
4:14am
WBAY. Green Bay sets wettest year record...in October.
4:12am
WISC. Dane County leaders introduce 2020 budget.
4:08am
WISC. Madison's mayor proposes new $40 wheel tax as part of 2020 operating budget.
4:07am
Cap Times. Mayor Satya Rhodes Conway proposes vehicle fee, independent police auditor in operating budget.
4:05am
WQOW. Chippewa County tornado cleanup estimated to cost $3 million.
4:03am
WTMJ. Recovery centers, officers noticing meth reemergence in southeast Wisconsin.

Congress

4:14am
AP. Gun control risks losing momentum as impeachment fever rises.

Politics

11:33am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Explainer: Why the 7th Congressional District special election date has to change.

4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Special election delay will force 7th Congressional District candidates to compete for attention.

Tuesday October 1, 2019

Governor

4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers' Caregiver Task Force begins its work.
4:16am
WTMJ. Gov. Evers: Special session coming on gun control.

Legislative

12:29pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Names First Respoder of the Year.
9:42am
Sen. Schachtner. Preventing abuse as a community.

1:16pm
Superior Telegram. Superior leaders lobby Assembly for exposition district.
8:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 6-month waiting period to remarry after divorce could be eliminated.
4:25am
WBAY. Advocates say mandatory sex abuse prevention education empowers kids. 
4:10am
WKBT. Legislators: Waive park fees for 4th graders' families. 

State Agencies

3:07pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:03pm
DHS. Governor Evers' administration works to get more Wisconsinites covered.
1:41pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Lucky 13 winner has history with number 13.
12:48pm
DOR. Vapor products excise tax takes effect October 1.
12:35pm
WEDC. Matalco Inc. establishes operations in Wisconsin Rapids. 
12:31pm
DMA. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Wisconsin.
8:08am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - October 2019.

1:20pm
WISN. Some Wisconsin DMV fees more than double on Oct. 1.
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Attorney General discusses conflicts over legal settlements, gun violence.
4:21am
WQOW. Wisconsin DWD in Eau Claire compiling strategies to address employee shortage.

Economy/Business

12:42pm
U.S. News & World Report. Trump farm secretary: No guarantee small farms will survive.
9:44am
Wisconsin Builders Association. Home builders seeking skilled workers to build American dream.
8:28am
WEC Energy Group. Green joins board of directors.
8:07am
WMC. Nearly 21, 000 votes cast to determine Coolest Things Made in Wisconsin finalists.

1:19pm
Milwauke Journal Sentinel. Trump ag secretary Sonny Perdue says dairy farms will survive, but may have to get bigger. 
9:51am
MarketWatch. U.S. manufacturers experience worst month since Great Recession, ISM finds.
4:20am
WAOW. How will the U.S.-Japan trade deal impact Wisconsin cranberry growers?

Statewide

2:22pm
Kids Forward. Number of uninsured rises in 2018, and racial disparities persist.
1:15pm
Wisconsin Fair Maps Coalition. Two-thirds of Wisconsin counties endorse reform for redistricting process.
8:59am
Dairy Strong. Farmers attend for free - register by Nov. 1.
8:09am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Water quality issues on tap at Seymour farm event.

10:54am
The Hill. Watchdog: DEA allowed increase of opioid production as overdose deaths rose.

Courts

2:29pm
Speaker Vos. Statement: U.S. District Court ruling on extraordinary session laws.

4:18am
Madison.com. Federal judge tosses lawsuit over lame-duck laws limiting Wisconsin governor's power.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

3:03pm
UW-Stout. Alumni business owners bring university 'vibe' to downtown.
1:13pm
DPI. Stanford Taylor proclaims October as Keeping Kids Safe Online Month.
12:52pm
UW-Platteville. Idea of turning common weeds into aviation fuel takes flight.
12:51pm
UW-Platteville. School of Business students study abroad in Germany.
12:32pm
UW-Madison. 150 years ago, periodic table brought order to the chemical universe.
12:30pm
One Wisconsin Now. Crises collide: low teacher pay intensifies student loan debt crisis for educators. 

8:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Push to retire Native American mascots finds support from school districts statewide.

Local

3:05pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Introduces 2020 budget: "New decade, continued commitment to our people and places.
9:41am
The Nature Conservancy. Applauds conservation focus in Dane County budget.
9:39am
Madison Department of Public Works. Severe, heavy rain expected, pressure increases on lake, river levels.
4:38am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County announces transition to electronic monitoring.

4:24am
WIFR. Beloit updates on Ho-Chunk casino plan after Rockford's casino recommendation.
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Former Madison police chief says political frustrations led to retirement.
4:12am
NBC 26. Record setting rain is contributing to trees dying.
4:11am
WBAY. Brown County budget includes property tax cut, jail expansion, medical examiner facility. 
4:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Heavy rains drench NE Minnesota, NW Wisconsin.

Congress

4:15am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Grassley, Lee call for answers regarding intelligence community changing requirements for whistleblowers.

9:07am
The Hill. Intel community watchdog appears to push back on Trump allegations of changes to whistleblower rules.
8:42am
The Hill. GOP senators urge Barr to probe Clinton, Ukraine.
4:22am
CBS 58. Sen. Johnson wants answers on reported changes to whistleblower requirements.
4:13am
WAOW. U.S. agriculture secretary to address Wisconsin town hall.

Politics

8:25am
Graham for District IV Court of Appeals. Announces campaign to retain her seat on the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. 

8:32am
NBC 15. Gov. Evers to move date of Wisconsin's special congressional vote.
4:18am
WJFW. Scott Walker's son decides against run for Congress. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

 

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