Thursday October 31, 2019 - Updated 4:35pm

Governor

12:13pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Senate Bill 433 at the Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial and Education Center in Kewaskum. 
9:08am
Gov. Evers. Appoints Cheryl Brehmer as Winnebago County Coroner. 

9:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Governor declares energy emergency as farms, rural residents create high demand for propane. 
4:14am
WSAW. Gov. Evers signs order relaxing propane delivery rules. 

Legislative

4:35pm
Sen. Cowles. Applauds WEC settlement that utilitzes environmental trust financing for the first time. 
3:59pm
Rep. Krug. Calls for Governor Evers and Wisconsin's Department of Health Services to respect Wisconsin laws.  Letter to DHS Sec. Palm.
1:51pm
Rep. Subeck. Appointed to Governor's Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices. 
1:50pm
One Wisconsin Now. Robin Vos definitely not helping address climate change crisis he thinks might exist. 
11:25am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Letter to DOA Sec. Brennan regarding state positions. 
10:07am
Sen. Johnson. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: It's time Republicans prioritize the safety of Wisconsinites.
9:59am
Rep. Kurtz. "Bailey's Bill" earns support from Assembly Committee on Health. 
9:22am
LAB. Report 19-22: Local Government Property Insurance Fund. Briefing Sheet.
9:09am
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Everyone in Wisconsin deserves clean drinking water. 

2:07pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Panel OKs first settlement under lame-duck laws. 
10:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin athletes could be paid under bipartisan bill.
4:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP leader Vos says climate change 'probably' real.
4:26am
Fox 6. Wisconsin lawmakers prepare bill that would allow college athletes to be paid. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. Suicide prevention hotline still awaiting state funding. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:20am
WISC. State Rep. Chris Taylor calls on Air Force to release new statement on F-35s.
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democratic bill would decriminalize certain amounts of marijuana in Wisconsin. 

State Agencies

3:18pm
AG Kaul. Hosts policy summit on emergency detention and mental health. 
3:15pm
DATCP. Hemp license applications, registration open for 2020 season. 
2:01pm
Wisconsin Dairy Alliance. Wisconsin dairymen contfront state of betrayal.
1:53pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senate Democrats promote open enrollment and call for passage of the Enroll Act to help more Ameicans get covered with quality, affordable health insurance.
1:49pm
Wisconsin Lottery. $50,000 winning Powerball ticket sold in Green Bay.
12:12pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Avoca.
4:28am
DOJ. UPDATE: Officer involved death in Madison, Wis.

4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR: Majority of wastewater systems decline to test for PFAS.

Economy/Business

1:54pm
WMC. Releases Manufacturing Month video highlighting the industry's rewarding careers.

2:04pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee-area manufacturing sector continues downward slide. 
4:19am
WUWM. 'We can weather the storm': Economist says consumers likely to keep economy strong. 

Environment/Outdoors

4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin environmental groups voice concerns over federal review of Cardinal-Hickory Creek line. 

Statewide

4:33pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Statement regarding Alliant Energy's plan to add 1,000 megawatts of solar power. 
4:32pm
Clean Wisconsin. Statement on Alliant Energy's "Powering What's Next" plan. 
4:30pm
Alliant Energy. Plan accelerates renewable energy in Wisconsin.

Courts

11:32am
District IV Court of Appeals. DOR v. Microsoft Corporation.

Education

3:46pm
UW-Platteville. Crops team wins Upper Midwest Regional.
3:45pm
UW-Platteville. Helps lead statewide advancement in Internet of Things technology. 
3:17pm
Marquette University. Law School to host 'Milwaukee 2025: Water, Jobs, and the Way Forward.'
2:02pm
UW-Stout. Professor's book traces history of African-Americans and First Amendment rights. 

4:13am
Cap Times. Wisconsin has highest racial achievement gap, according to national test results. 

Local

3:47pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Amendment requires trauma sensitive communication.
3:44pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Amendment restores services and invests in county facilities, workers. 
9:21am
City of Madison. Goodbye fall, hello winter: Prepare your winter kit with SaltWise. 

8:11am
Wausau Daily Herald. 'It's absolutely difficult': Wausau nonprofits brace for Marathon County budget cuts.
4:21am
WFRV. PFAS-containing foam confirmed by DNR in Peshtigo area. 

Congress

3:16pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Johnson. Introduce legislation to rename New Richmond Post Office for World War II veterans. 
11:27am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. On committee's higher education bill.
4:28am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Ignoring federal immigration law. 

10:31am
CNBC. House passes resolution that lays out formal rules of the Trump impeachment inquiry. 
4:23am
AP. Border wall, impeachment battle imperil budget process. 
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ron Johnson: Trump has not done anything impeachable but Senate trial likely. 

Politics

10:03am
Fitzgerald for 5th Congress. Announces endorsements from district Representatives Born, Dittrich, and Jagler. 

4:22am
AP. Twitter pulls back on political ads, but pitfalls await. 

Wednesday October 30, 2019

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Governor

10:24am
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #56 declaring an energy emergency. 

Legislative

3:36pm
Rep. Considine. Co-sponsors bill to decriminalize marijuana. 
1:44pm
Rep. Stubbs. And Lt. Gov. Barnes announce legislation decriminalizing marijuana. 
1:42pm
Sen. Hansen. Having trouble affording insulin? Senator Hansen wants to hear from you.
1:39pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Applauds committee approval of telehealth improvement bill.
1:04pm
Sen. Shilling. Co-authors child care tax credit. 
12:59pm
Sen. Larson. Continues to support legalization and decriminalization of marijuana. 
12:48pm
Speaker Vos. MillerCoors to move jobs to Wisconsin.
12:46pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Praises committee action on Compact, advance directive bills. 
10:56am
Rep. Sargent. Taking crucial steps to address rising child care costs for working families. 
10:31am
Sen. Smith. Column: Broadband expansion: Better broadband. 
10:01am
Sen. Risser. (Updated) Calls for decriminalizing marijuana. 
9:44am
Rep. Crowley. Decriminalization key factor in stemming tide of mass incarceration. 
9:22am
Rep. Steineke. Calls for release of suicide prevention funds. 

1:58pm
U.S. News & World Report. Democrats push for marijuana decriminalization in Wisconsin.
8:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bill would allow automated traffic enforcement, red-light cameras to target reckless drivers. 
4:29am
Kenosha News. Senate committee gives nod to bipartisan felony trespassing bill.
4:24am
CBS 58. Bill allowing Milwaukee to utilize red light, speed enforcement cameras takes step forward. 
4:15am
WISC. Wisconsin tribes, disability rights groups raise 'significant' concerns about adoption bills. 

State Agencies

2:57pm
DOT. Governor Evers/State Patrol recognize law enforcement officers, public and private citizens for heroism and commendable service. 
2:25pm
DNR. Incidental take notice for Walworth County.
9:59am
DMA. November 4-8 is Winter Awareness Week in Wisconsin.

4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As Wisconsin suicides rise, new state program would coordinate prevention.

Economy/Business

11:19am
WEC Energy Group. To announce third-quarter results Nov. 6.

2:00pm
AP. Molson Coors restructuring as beer sales decline. Milwaukee Biz Times. 
8:28am
Washington Post. In manufacturing Midwest, signs of trouble amid good times. 
4:20am
Reuters. In U.S.-China talks, Beijing's refusal to spell out farm buys is big sticking point. 
4:16am
WSAW. U.S. finalizing rule to allow farmers to legally grow hemp.

Environment/Outdoors

4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin environmental groups voice concerns over federal review of new power line. 

Statewide

12:51pm
Kids Forward. Progress has stalled in covering Wisconsin children. 
9:53am
AARP. Survey reveals strong small business support for retirement savings program. 

4:54am
WUWM. Wisconsin projected to lose tens of millions because of undercounted residents in 2020 Census.
4:25am
AP. Threat to U.S. elections not limited to Russia in 2020.
4:23am
WJFW. Statewide organization unveils plan to combat tobacco use in the next five years. 

Education

3:15pm
UW System. UW-Stevens Point hosts All In Wisconsin tour. 
1:53pm
UW-Stevens Point. Receives largest individual gift from Port Edwards teacher. 
12:50pm
UW-Stout. Lake Hallie officer still affected by Walmart shooting incident. 
12:49pm
UW-Stout. Researchers identify mechanisms of blood vessel preservation in a T. rex dinosaur. 
12:49pm
UW-Stout. Gnash is headliner for Nov. 6 concert at student center. 
10:44am
Baraboo News Republic. State aid, vouchers and tax levy up in Baraboo's finalized $34.1M school budget. 
4:33am
DPI. Wisconsin's 2019 NAEP scores steady.

10:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin has widest achievement gap on nation's report card. 
4:26am
AP. Student performance lags on Nation's Report Card. 

Local

2:46pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Reminds the motoring public of safe driving tips in winter weather. 
12:47pm
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. A family's pain now greatly compounded. 
10:29am
Alliant Energy. Up to $100,000 available for Lake Wisconsin water habitat improvement grants. 

4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Twin Ports residents weigh in on $700M natural gas power plant. 
4:19am
NBC 15. Madison residents now required to pay higher vehicle tax after Common Council vote. Cap Times. 

Congress

1:55pm
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Dairy farmers: Ag workforce bill provides critical opportunity. 
1:40pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Democrats force vote on legislation to protect people with pre-existing conditions. 
10:26am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Submits public comment on F-35 mission at Truax Air National Guard Base. 
9:45am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senate HELP Committee announces hearing on lung injury outbreak connected to vaping. 
8:07am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin, Rep. McEachin. Introduce legislation to make health care more affordable for young adults. 

8:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson says his involvement in Ukraine will not cause him to recuse himself from a Senate impeachment trial. 
4:14am
RiverTowns. Kind listens, addresses local and national issues while in River Falls: 'Don't despair.'

Tuesday October 29, 2019

Governor

2:20pm
Gov. Evers. Appoints Milton L. Childs as Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge. 

3:32am
WISN. Gov. Evers considering more money for Milwaukee to combat reckless driving. CBS 58.
3:31am
Fox 6. 'Essential to our state:' Gov. Evers creates Complete Count Committee for 2020 Census. WJFW.
3:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin leaders stress importance of 2020 census. 

Legislative

4:36pm
Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association. Marklein's PT Compact bill would increase patient access to health care. 
4:33pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Real dairy: Local, nutritious and delicious. 
4:32pm
Sen. Carpenter. Appointed to Governor's Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices. 
4:30pm
DWD. Announces S.A.F.E. initiative to help employees suffering domestic abuse or sexual violence. 
2:28pm
Leg. Council. IssueBrief: Felons and the right to vote in Wisconsin.
12:14pm
Rep. Subeck. Announces bill package aimed at helping kids find safe, permanent homes. 
9:10am
Reps. Allen, Neylon. Honor Waukesha police officers in State Capitol.

3:29am
WKOW. Proposal would provide resources for state to help hemp farmers. 
3:28am
WISC. Speaker Vos open to medical marijuana in 'pill' form, opposed to it being smoked or edible. 
3:25am
WSAW. Bill introduced to designate Colby as state cheese. 
3:23am
WAOW. Wisconsin lawmakers propose a bill to alter expungement process. 
3:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Lawmaker conversation: Agriculture in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

4:34pm
WEDC. FZE Manufacturing Solutions, LLC named latest Made in Wisconsin company. 
2:19pm
DNR. Weekly news.

2:19pm
DNR. Weekly news. 

Economy/Business

1:39pm
Bloomberg. Manufacturing is now smallest share of U.S. economy in 72 years. 
3:21am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Innio cutting up to 120 jobs at Waukesha Engine plant. 
3:18am
Daily Reporter. Rising home prices, falling sales harming small businesses. 

Statewide

9:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. From Missouri, Nashville and Boston, Wisconsin Public Radio welcomes three journalism fellows. 

Courts

11:21am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. Town of Newbold.
11:21am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. Jamie Lane Stephenson.

Education

4:31pm
Alverno College. Panel will explore civil liberties of the formerly incarcerated. 
2:32pm
UW-Platteville. Civil and Environmental Engineering programs receive GPS equipment. 
2:31pm
UW-Platteville. Jiang explores innovative bridge safety research. 
2:30pm
UW-Platteville. Tully helps Wisconsin history come alive. 
1:34pm
UW-Stout. Governor of Kenyan metro area to give presentation Nov. 4.
9:07am
DPI. Stanford Taylor presents Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin award. 

3:22am
WTMJ. Menomonee Falls debates getting rid of the Indians mascot. Fox 6

Local

3:20pm
City of Madison. And Dane County move forward on Cittage Grove Road project. 
3:19pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Supervisors recommend continuation of free birth certificate program. 
3:17pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Proposes funds for Domes preservation.
9:06am
WISPIRG, RENEW Wisconsin. Coalition endorses transit improvements, vehicle registration fee.

3:26am
WXOW. Water investigation moves forward, dangerous chemical found in city wells. 

Congress

4:35pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. To serve on House Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets. 
2:33pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And Colleagues introduce bipartisan, bicameral plan to rescue troubled federal trust funds. 

3:24am
WXOW. Representative Kind critical of withdrawing troops in Syria. 

Politics

10:56am
One Wisconsin Now. Dan Kelly: Applying the law as his campaign contributors wish it to be. 

4:16am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin justice hopefuls to gather for first debate. 
3:17am
WSAW. Candidate announces intention to run 12th Senate District. 

Monday October 28, 2019

Governor

3:22pm
Rep. Crowley. State of Wisconsin moving forward on Census without Republican support. 
3:20pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #55 creating a Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census. 
11:42am
Gov. Evers. Announces appointments to Governor's Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices. 

4:48am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Gov. Evers created a task force for retirement security on Friday through an executive order.
4:40am
WISN. City leaders ask governor for help curbing Milwaukee's 'insane' driving problem.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:37am
U.S. News & World Report. Frustrated Democratic governors find ways to sidestep GOP.

Legislative

9:53am
Rep. Myers. Statement on the passing of former Congressman John Conyers, Jr. 

4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vos cites concerns over Milwaukee spending priorities in interview on county sales tax, proposed police cuts.
4:45am
WBAY. Lawmakers consider guide to help students with dyslexia. CBS 58.
4:36am
Wisconsin Watch. 'I'm still discriminated against': Wisconsin lawmakers propose easing burdens on marijuana offenders. 
4:25am
Fox 6. 'Something needs to be done:' Bill would ban vaping where smoking is prohibited in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

9:03am
State Treasurer Godlewski. ICYMI: Tackles retirement security as chair of new task force. 

8:47am
Cap Times. Wisconsin DNR yet to hire two new science positions funded in state budget. 
4:50am
WSAW. More than 5,500 helped by state's addiction recovery hotline.
4:43am
Kenosha News. More than 180 Wisconsin businesses impacted by fraud case. 
4:27am
WXOW. Wisconsin AG Kaul visits Stoddard, promotes National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Economy/Business

9:15am
The Hill. Business hiring falls to 7-year low in U.S.: survey.
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin dairy economists say 2020 will be 'restorative' year for industry. 
4:28am
CBS 58. Wisconsin feels ripple effect of trade war.
4:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin still lags in venture capital despite investments tripling over past 5 years. 

Statewide

11:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Wisconsin had largest budget reserves in 40 years in 2019. 
9:04am
La Crosse Tribune. More deaths than births in Wisconsin? It could happen within 15 years. 
4:41am
Daily Reporter. Property tax rates down because of levy limits, higher values. 

Courts

11:41am
Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative. Wins lawsuit over federal payments. 

Education

4:40pm
UW-Stout. Alumni have had successful careers in law enforcement. 
3:45pm
UW-Whitewater. Nonprofit Management Studies Program kicks off Nonprofit Week 2019 with the launch of "Nonprofit Wisconsin: In Brief" report. 
3:24pm
UW System. Honors achievements of LGBTQ+ advocates and their allies across UW System.
3:23pm
UW System. Honors Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award recipients for 2019.
3:17pm
UW-Madison. For second class of Bucky's Tuition Promise students, shock and relief at free tuition. 
11:44am
Marquette University.  2019 Nobel Prize recipient to deliver annual Marburg Lecture. 

4:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. After 5 years overseeing UW campuses, System President Ray Cross announces retirement. 
4:31am
The Center Square. Wisconsin schools get 36.6% of their funds from local taxes, NEA says. 

Local

1:04pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on officer-involved shooting on Raymond Road. 

Congress

11:45am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges CMS to increase childhood lead screenings. 

8:59am
Washington Post. Sen. Johnson, ally of Trump and Ukraine, surfaces in crucial episodes in the saga.
4:39am
WHBY. Grothman thinks trade deal will help farmers. 
4:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. House impeachment investigators issue subpoena to former Wisconsin Republican leader. 
4:26am
Fox 11. Wisconsin lawmakers react to Baghdadi's death.

Politics

8:41am
RPW. Statement on the RNC resolution condemning Democrat's secretive impeachment investigation.

9:16am
Wall Street Journal. Wisconsin Democrats make early push for take on Trump.
4:31am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Wisconsin Supreme Court justice says justices should apply law as it exists. 

Friday October 25, 2019

Governor

2:56pm
Gov. Evers. Joins State Treasurer Godlewski for the Task Force on Retirement Security's first meeting. 
9:54am
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for Crawford County District Attorney
9:53am
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for Court of Appeals-District I. 

3:05am
WKOW. Gov. Evers: "It's "dangerous" for Republicans to refuse votes on gun proposals. 

Legislative

4:28pm
Empower Wisconsin. Dental lobby impeding access to care.
11:14am
Rep. Magnafici. Evers plays politics with taxpayer pocketbooks. 
11:11am
Speaker Vos. Hosts Assembly Republican "The Right Angle" podcast. 
10:40am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Felony trespass bills draw support from infrequent bed fellows. 
10:32am
Rep. Myers. Introduces Black Catholic History Month resolution. 
10:11am
Sen. Marklein. Column: The battle continues. 

3:36am
WKOW. Group calls for action on gun measures during special session.
3:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP leader: Legislature 'playing goalie' with Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. 
3:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislator: Wisconsin should unlock funding for those with contaminated wells. 
3:10am
NBC 15. State Assembly bill could require Suicide Prevention Lifeline on student IDs. 

State Agencies

3:46pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Riverway celebration set for November 10th.
12:18pm
DWD. Pre-Apprenticeship Readiness Program wins 2019 diversity award. 
11:51am
WEDC. 2019 MARKETPLACE Governor's Awards recognize outstanding businesses. 
11:50am
DWD. Employee Sheri Pollock receives Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award. 
11:49am
DHS. Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline marks one year of service. 
10:16am
DNR. Outdoor Report. 

10:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Long road ahead for rolling out manure restrictions in eastern Wisconsin.
3:14am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit's jobless rate is now 4.2%

Economy/Business

10:26am
Reuters. China to ask U.S. to remove tariffs in exchange for agricultural buys in talks Friday. 

Environment/Outdoors

3:09am
WJFW. Walleye harvest restrictions may be extended for the Minocqua Chain of Lakes. 

Statewide

3:45pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Vruwink elected 102nd President. 
2:57pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Schmidt elected 1st Vice President. 
1:18pm
Arts Wisconsin. Honors creative champions with annual Arts in the Community Awards. 
9:37am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. With tax growth strong, state reserves highest in decades. 
3:24am
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wisconsin. (Updated) Elect Karen DeSanto state president.

10:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Flu season could hit Wisconsin early. 
9:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's financial reserves grow to highest level in decades, but there's a caveat.
3:15am
AP. Meth is most common drug in overdose deaths in chunk of U.S.
3:02am
WISC. UW-Madison study shows adult binge drinking costs Wisconsin $4 billion annually.

Education

4:24pm
Carthage College. Presents: Vet Night of the Arts. 
4:22pm
Rep. Zimmerman. Wishes Ray Cross well.
4:21pm
UW System. And Alliant Energy recognize outstanding students, teachers for 2019.
4:20pm
UW System. Statements on the announced retirement of UW System President Ray Cross.
12:41pm
Sen. Olsen. Statement: Retirement announcement of UW System President Ray Cross. 
12:40pm
UW-Stout. Chancellor thanks retiring UW System president. 
12:39pm
Speaker Vos. Statement: Announcement of UW System President retirement. 
12:38pm
Sen. Cowles. Thanks Ray Cross for his service, wishes him well in retirement. 
12:17pm
Gov. Evers. Statement on President Cross' retirement. 
11:47am
UW System. President Cross announces plans to retire.

12:44pm
WISC. UW System president to retire. 
12:43pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ray Corss to retire after five years leading UW System, 42 years in higher education.

Local

3:47pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Budget amendment would provide resources to bolster pedestrian and traffic safety. 

10:01am
Fox 11. Outagamie Co. exeutive proposes way to spend $20M from tax revenue. 

Congress

2:34pm
CNBC. Federal deficit increases 26% to $984 billion for fiscal year 2019, highest in 7 years. 
3:08am
Washington Post. Democrats say whistleblower's testimony is unnecessary as other witnesses come forward. 

Politics

3:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate leader says impeachment could cause 'backlash' among Trump supporters. 
3:16am
WSAW. 5 candidates, 12 questions: 7th Congressional candidates sit down with 7 Investigates. 
3:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP leader says Republicans 'jazzed' about Trump.

Thursday October 24, 2019

Governor

12:45pm
Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Nearly 250 leading national experts sign open letter supporting clemency for Brendan Dassey. Letter to Gov. Evers.
12:23pm
Rep. Neubauer. Appointed to Governor Tony Evers' Task Force on Climate Change. 
12:22pm
Gov. Evers. Announces legislative appointments to Governor's Task Force on Climate Change. 
12:14pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers Democratic Weekly Radio Address calling for legislative action on gun safety reform. 

12:47pm
WBAY. Advocates sign letter asking governor to free Brendan Dassey.

Legislative

4:37pm
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance. (Updated) Protect Wisconsin consumers: Close the adjuster loophole.
3:54pm
Rep. Tittl, Sen. LeMahieu. Listening sessions scheduled. 
12:27pm
Rep. Allen. Circulates bill requring agencies to report fees.  LRB-1328
12:17pm
Sen. Feyen. Announces town hall meeting in Town of Eldorado.
10:44am
Rep. Brooks. Supports increased guardian ad litem training. 
10:39am
Sen. Marklein; Reps. Tranel, Oldenburg. Highlight Truth in Food Labeling legislation.
10:37am
Badger Institute. Adjusting the occupational licensure mindset. 
9:48am
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on Migrant Labor Council Chair election.
9:21am
Wisconsin Dental Association, Marquette University. Memo to legislators on dental therapy concerns. 
9:00am
Wisconsin Association for Home Health Care. Wisconsin home health industry testifies on Medicaid rates. 

2:06pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Say goodbye to 'soy milk' and walnut burgers' if Wisconsin lawmakers get their way.
12:50pm
WQOW. Wisconsin Republicans pursue truth-in-labeling bills.
8:48am
WUWM. Legalizing marijuana: Where Wiconsin lawmakers stand. 
3:55am
NBC 15. Long-haul truck drivers combat human trafficking. 
3:51am
WQOW. Gun shop owner backs bill aimed at preventing suicide by firearms. 
3:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. More than 2 dozen groups urge lawmakers to act on PFAS contamination. 
3:41am
WSAW. Wausau mother to testify in support of bill putting crisis numbers on student IDs statewide. 

State Agencies

9:53am
PSC. Urges consumers to seek assistance before heating moratorium. 

3:54am
WKOW. Dane County officials, AG Kaul tout funding to support sex trafficking survivors. 

Economy/Business

4:39pm
DOT. State Affirmative Action Council recognizes diversity efforts. 
9:41am
WMC. Nick Novak promoted to Vice President.

8:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Harvest struggles across Wisconsin could impact supply of livestock feed. 
3:44am
Chippewa Herald. Little movement in Foxconn innovation centers in Madison, across Wisconsin.

Statewide

10:42am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Welcomes new board members. 
4:04am
Locksmith Alliance of Wisconsin. Governor declares Locksmith Security Month. 

Courts

8:54am
Reuters. Several states wary of $48 billion opioid settlement proposal

Education

2:56pm
Marquette University. Receives Employer of the Year Award for inclusive hiring.
2:48pm
Edgewood College. Henry J. Predolin Foundation grant of $865,000 to support scholarships. 
2:45pm
UW-Milwaukee. NSF invests in Cyberinfrastructure Institute to harness cosmic data. 
12:20pm
UW-Stout. University officials to participate in USA-Japan Hospitality Management Summits. 
12:20pm
UW-Whitewater. Legacy of excellence continues as Warhawk Ryan Schultz wins statewide music education award. 
12:19pm
UW-Whitewater. Roger Pulliam wins state's lifetime achievement award for diversity efforts. 
12:18pm
UW-Whitewater. Little scholars program wins state diversity award. 
10:40am
DPI. Stanford Taylor congratulates Wisconsin's 2019 State AP Scholars. 
4:03am
Marquette University. Law School to host a "Community Conversation with Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales."

3:50am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Are Wisconsin schools willing to end Native American nicknames? Some don't even want to talk about it. 

Local

4:40pm
ATF. Offers $5,000 reward in Mallard Stadium arson investigation. 
1:43pm
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Calls on Milwaukee businesses to observe Veterans Day.
12:24pm
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Council committee recommends decorated military veteran for top security and emergency management post. 
8:59am
Madison & Dane County Public Health. Take action to prevent childhood lead poisoning. 

3:58am
WQOW. Eau Claire, Chippewa counties among worst in state for poverty. 
3:52am
Fox 11. Federal disaster aid for July storms now available for Marinette County.
3:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Residents weigh in on proposed transmission line in northern Wisconsin.
3:42am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo city leaders raise own pay after approving wheel tax, street light fees. 

Congress

1:56pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce legislation to stop foreign interference in our elections. 
9:21am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges trade commission to enforce "Made in the USA" labeling standards. 

2:10pm
CNBC. Trump administration official resigns, calls for massive student debt forgiveness. 
3:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pence visits Wisconsin to tout trade deal. CBS 58.
3:56am
Politico. Senate Republicans duck for cover after explosive Taylor testimony.

Politics

8:46am
LA Times. Wisconsin could decide the 2020 presidential race; both sides are in full battle mode. 
8:39am
New York Times. The student vote is surging. So are efforts to suppress it.
8:37am
Washington Post. In Milwaukee, an inner-city group tackles a key Democratic need: Turning out black voters. 
4:01am
Politico. Poll: Biden leads Trump in Wisconsin.
4:00am
WXOW. Poll: Most Wisconsin voters believe CWD isn't increasing. 
3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Poll: Dramatic uptick in impeachment support leaves Wisconsin voters almost evenly split. 

Wednesday October 23, 2019

Governor

1:53pm
Gov. Evers. Announces federal disaster aid for Marinette County.

4:01am
NBC 26. Gov. Evers talks gun control while in Green Bay.
4:00am
WBAY. Governor Evers tours GBCI, talks about its future with Allouez Village leaders. 

Legislative

4:19pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds bill to boost health care access. 
12:45pm
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians. Applauds Senate Health Committee passage of direct primary care bill. 
11:04am
Sen. Smith. Column: Our financial future. 
9:51am
DHS. Testimony on SB-434.

9:27am
CBS 58. Bill circulating in Wisconsin aims to expand legal definition of stalking. 
4:18am
Chippewa Herald. Republicans push back against gun legislation in Wisconsin. 
4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Fitzgerald says Senate will quickly end gun special session. Wisconsin State Journal. 
4:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Advocates looking to state Senate to pass legislation aimed at combating homelessness. 
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrats reintroduce Family Medical Leave Insurance Act. WKOW. WISC.
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers seek progress on mental health proposals, but divide on guns remains. 
4:03am
NBC 15. Bill to add e-cigarettes to indoor smoking ban in Wisconsin legislature. 
3:59am
WQOW. Wisconsin lawmakers introduce hands-free legislation. 

State Agencies

3:36pm
AG Kaul. Jury convicts missing Plover woman's husband of homicide. 
3:25pm
DNR. Wisconsin Natural Resources Board taking more steps to protect drinking water. 
3:18pm
AG Kaul. Acts to protect Wisconsin's ability to regulate states' natural resources.
11:06am
Serve Wisconsin. Rep. Sargent presents citation to local winner of National Excellence in AmeriCorps Award. 
11:05am
DNR. Highlights "Imagine a Day Without Water" at Milwaukee Take Back My Meds event. 

1:41pm
WKOW. DNR board approves e. coli water regulations. 
4:16am
WJFW. National Guard probing whistle-blower's reprisal allegations. 
4:10am
Cap Times. Wisconsin has yet to implement drug screening requirements for certain FoodShare recipients. 
4:08am
WJFW. Three Wisconsin agencies partner to PFAS.
4:08am
WFRV. Wisconsin Elections Commission out to track down registered voters who may have moved. 

Economy/Business

12:55pm
DWD. September local employment and unemployment data released. 
12:37pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Experienced 'treps, investors on hand Nov. 6 for six panels at 2019 Early Stage Symposium. 
11:03am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. Releases economic impact study of real estate industry in Wisconsin.

12:49pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn innovation centers on hold across the state. 
4:12am
Milwaukee Biz Times. With EU tariffs addressed, Harley-Davidson is now dealing with Trump's China tariffs. 
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Harley-Davidson's quarterly earnings continue to fall.

Environment/Outdoors

3:58am
WXOW. Study finds ruffed grouse can survive West Nile virus. 

Statewide

9:31am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Announces schedule for Milwaukee Veterans Week 2019.

11:40am
The Hill. New study: U.S. air pollution rose from 2016-2018, resulting in premature deaths. 

Education

1:47pm
Carthage College. Spotlight on sports: A converation with Chicago Blackhawks President & CEO John F. McDonough and Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold. 
12:39pm
UW-Milwaukee. MIAD, UWM host Society for Photographic Education Midwest Chapter Conference Oct. 23-26.
12:38pm
UW-Stout. Hate speech on campus: Safety first, opinions encouraged. 
11:23am
Marquette University. Leadership and Brotherhood Summit for Young Men of Color will be Nov. 6.
9:28am
UW-Madison. Common chemical linked to rare birth defect in mice. 
4:29am
UW-Madison. LGBTQ archive receives Governor's Archives Award for Archival Advocacy. 

4:09am
Fox 11. UW System leaders promote state's colleges in Oshkosh stop.

Local

3:35pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Joins AG Kaul and Project Respect to announce funding to support survivors of sex trafficking. 
9:30am
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Strauss debacle a reflection of Mayor's overall fiscal irresponsibility and failure to plan. 
4:39am
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Capital Improvements Committee learns that Barrett Administration may be abandoning alleys throughout the city.

Congress

1:54pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Shaheen, Warner. Call out Trump administration for giving third party websites free rein to push consumers into junk health insurance plans. 
11:24am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Urges need for bipartisanship in restoring Voting Rights Act. 
10:23am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Working to extend long term funding for community health centers. 
4:30am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Honors northeast Wisconsin first responders in the Congressional Record. 
4:27am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Moran, Reed. Introduce legislation to create three-digit suicide prevention hotline. 

11:38am
NBC News. Will Trump shut down the government to fight impeachment? 
4:07am
Fox 11. New Great Lakes cleanup plan proposed. 
3:57am
WDIO. Senator Baldwin pushing for 988 suicide prevention hotline. 

Politics

1:25pm
Marquette University. New Law School Poll finds increased support for Trump impeachment hearing since the spring, while opinions about Trump have changed little. 

3:19pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin voters souring on economic outlook, MU Law Poll finds. 
2:14pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marquette poll shows Wisconsinites with split opinions on impeachment push against Donald Trump.
1:42pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin poll shows narrow division on Trump.
1:04pm
Cap Times. Shaky ground: Amid hardship and uncertainty, some in Trump's rural base are having second thoughts. 

Tuesday October 22, 2019

Governor

3:53am
WXPR. Evers calls lawmakers into special session on guns; Tiffany bashes move as 'political stunt.'
3:52am
Fox 6. Gov. Tony Evers calls special session on gun violence: 'We're planning on winning this battle.' WISC.
3:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers calls lawmakers into session to tackle gun violence. WJFW.

Legislative

3:40pm
Rep. Taylor. Leads delegation to Vermont in pursuit of facts on F-35 program. 
2:29pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Senate Republicans choose special interest cash over public safety of Wisconsinites. 
2:02pm
Sen. Cowles. Bill to support planning to move Green Bay coal piles passes Senate committee. 
1:14pm
WiAHC. Wisconsin home health industry to testify on Medicaid rates. 
11:36am
Sen. Shilling. Democrats push Family Medical Leave Act protections.
11:26am
Sen. Larson. Stands with Gov. Evers on common-sense gun safety special legislative session. 
11:21am
American Heart Association. Health groups support bill that includes E-cigarettes in Wisconsin's clean indoor air law.  Memo to Lawmakers.
11:17am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Supports Wisconsin Family Medical Leave Insurance Act. 
11:16am
Sen. Ringhand, Rep. Pope. Legislators introduce Family Medical Leave Insurance Act. 
10:20am
Leg. Council. Issue Brief: Firearm possession "Red Flag" laws. 
10:17am
LRB. Wisconsin's Public Finance Authority. 
10:11am
Rep. Pronschinske. Expresses concern over special sesssion. 
10:09am
Various Groups. Diverse coalition calls on Senate committee to oppose felony trespass bill. Letter to Senators.
3:56am
Speaker Vos. Trump administration's regulatory innovation initiative. 

11:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans will end legislative session on guns as soon as it begins, Fitzgerald says. 
11:31am
WQOW. Fitzgerald says Senate won't hold hearings, debate gun bills.
11:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate committee taking up bill to create strict penalties on trespassing to damage pipelines. 
3:45am
Fox 6. State lawmakers use loophole to delete public records, but SB 11 could change that. 

State Agencies

3:39pm
DOA. Virginia Hart Special Recognition and Diversity Award winners. 
2:27pm
DOC. Probation and Parole agents continue dedication to community safety during Halloween Trick-or-Treating. 
12:55pm
AG Kaul. Joins lawsuit challenging rollback of Endangered Species Act regulations. 
11:25am
DOR. Collections, first quarter FY2020.
11:24am
DNR. Outdoor Report. 
10:36am
DOJ. & 46 other attorneys general announce Facebook investigation. 

12:39pm
Politico. States' antitrust probe into Facebook balloons to 47 AGs. 
3:48am
Daily Reporter. DNR board ready to move forward on water-pollution rules. 

Economy/Business

11:15am
WMC. Releases Manufacturing Month video highlighting Wisconsin technical colleges. 

4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Strauss Brands ends plans to bring slaughterhouse to Miilwaukee's Century City.

Environment/Outdoors

3:42am
WXPR. Retired professor: Wisconsin deer management in 'crisis.'

Statewide

11:23am
Evidence-Based Health Policy Project. Capitol briefing on vaping. 

Courts

8:43am
District III Court of Appeals. Brian L. Sinkler v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company. 
8:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Courtney Kathleen Kelbel.
8:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Nicholas C. Kefalos. 
8:37am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Jeffrey P. White. 

4:18am
Courthouse News Service. Wisconsin justices hear union fight against lame-duck laws.
3:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court offers sharp criticism in separation of powers case. Cap Times. Wisconsin Public Radio

Education

3:52pm
Marquette University. Engineering professor receives $500,000 award from Department of Energy. 
1:12pm
UW System. All In Wisconsin tour visits UW-Oshkosh.
12:13pm
UW-Stout. Rehabilitation alumna is new director of Minnesota agency for the blind. 
12:04pm
Marquette University. Student Government, Black Student Council to host Charlamagne Tha God and Chrishaunda Lee Perez, Oct. 27.
3:57am
Marquette University. CityLab senior editor to go 'On the Issues' to discuss the history of suburbia. 

3:37am
WSAW. Suicide plans and attempts rising among middle and high school students in Marathon Co. 

Local

1:13pm
City of Madison. Protect your wallet, check out new sewer line coverage options. 
4:01am
Racine Mayor Mason. Releases 2020 budget: Biggest property tax rate reduction in more a decade, no cuts to jobs or services.  Budget Address.
3:58am
SEIU Healthcare. Amanda Stuck, SEIU Healthcare workers rally for a safer hospital. 

3:49am
WBAY. Oconto County flood emergency; U.S. Coast Guard issues Gale warning.
3:39am
Baraboo News Republic. College, county partnership yields water quality data results for Sauk County. 

Congress

2:49pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Applauds new EPA effort to protect and restore Great Lakes. 
11:18am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. November town hall meeting. 
10:05am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Rep. Bera lead effort to support working students. 
3:38am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Seeks investigation into possible market manipulation regarding market bets timed to Trump's comments on trade war & other geopolitical events. 

3:40am
Yahoo News. Democrats seek insider trading probe after 'Trump Chaos' article. 

Politics

10:16am
Wisconsin Conservation Digest. Wisconsin Conservative Political Education Conference.
10:13am
Fitzgerald for 5th Congress. Announces Kleefisch endorsement for Fifth Congressional bid. 

11:32am
NBC 15. Republican Fitzgerald denounces President Trump over 'lynching' comment. 
4:20am
RPW. ICYMI: Gov. Tony Evers' tenure leaves trail of broken and stalled promises. 

Monday October 21, 2019

Governor

4:07pm
Gov. Evers. Announces appointments to Governor's Task Force on Retirement Security. 
3:32pm
Rep. Emerson. Supports Gov. Evers calling a special session to address gun violence. 
3:06pm
Rep. Allen. Statement on Executive Order #54.
3:05pm
Rep. Subeck. Backs Governor Evers' call for special session to enact gun safety laws. 
2:36pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Special session on gun violence is a chance to work together. 
2:31pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Thank you, Governor Evers, for calling special session on guns. 
12:05pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on special session call.
11:48am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. For Evers special session on gun control, here's the NRA in Wisconsin.
11:42am
Rep. Considine. Governor Evers calls special session to address gun violence. 
11:14am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Reacts to Gov. Evers special session announcement. 
11:06am
Rep. McGuire. Statement on call for special session to reduce gun violence. 
10:35am
Sen. Shilling. Statements on special session to tackle gun violence. 
10:32am
Sen. Erpenbach. Supports Governor Evers' call for special session.
10:31am
Rep. Sargent. Call for special session reflects the will of the people.
9:48am
Rep. Crowley. Supports special sesson on common sense gun safety reform. 
9:37am
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #54 calling for a special session on legislation to address gun violence. 

11:04am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin governor calls special session on gun control. Cap Times. 
3:26am
WUWM. 'There's no more later left': Wisconsin launches climate change task force. 
3:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers urges action on water quality. 

Legislative

4:05pm
Sen. Schachtner. Column: Protecting domestic violence survivors. 

10:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill would open up funding to recover missing Wisconsin veterans. 
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Assembly Speaker Robin Vos discusses priorities, tax cuts, campus free speech. 
3:38am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Legislature says you can't see secret records about lawmaker behavior.
3:28am
NBC 15. New push to require Wisconsin students to learn cursive: 'It's a really important skill.'

State Agencies

4:08pm
DOT. Parental involvement a key factor in keeping teen drivers safe. 
2:30pm
Ready Wisconsin. Offers safety tips ahead of Halloween celebrations. 
11:46am
DOJ. Drug Take Back day is October 26.
9:41am
WEDC. Vets Plus Inc. expands operations in Menomonie.

11:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump administration gives Wisconsin the go-ahead to conduct drug tests for unemployment benefits.
3:33am
WISC. 'This is still a high-risk crop': Farmers frustrated as hemp pilot program works through second year. 

Economy/Business

2:34pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Investor, mentor, 'trep: Jan Eddy latest to join Tech Council's 'Investor Hall of Fame. '
10:40am
WMC. Scott Manley promoted to Executive Vice President. 

10:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Great Lakes ports tracking ahead with cargo.
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Park Falls paper mill sale falls through, liquidation might follow. 
3:25am
Reuters. Wisconsin county to lock in long-term financing for Foxconn project. 

Statewide

3:30pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Fond du Lac County Farm Bureau member to serve on Governor's Task Force on Climate Change. 
9:44am
WRA. September 2019 Home Sales Report.
9:40am
Forward Analytics. "The Birth Dearth: Falling Fertility Rates, Fewer Babies"

Courts

2:47pm
U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: Republicans' lawyer defends lame-duck laws. 
4:08am
AP. 1st federal opioid crisis trial to focus on distribution. 
3:30am
WISC. Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear lame-duck arguments. 
3:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Separation of powers case could set Wisconsin apart. 

Education

2:56pm
UW-Madison. New accelerated Master of Science in Design + Innovation engages five disciplines, sparks creativity, excites employers. 
2:35pm
UW-Madison. Mourns legendary professor/storyteller Harold Scheub.
11:15am
UW-Platteville. Distance Education Alumni board sponsors Vritual 5K.
11:14am
UW-Platteville. Erickson's major gift to support future Pioneers. 
10:38am
UW-Stevens Point. Celebrates homecoming, 125 years and its first capital campaign. 
10:36am
UW-Madison. Deepest look yet at brewer's yeast reveals the diversity harnessed by humans. 
9:42am
UW-Madison. Jonathan Patz elected to National Academy of Medicine.

4:14am
Center Square. 2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Wisconsin averaged $38,181.
4:12am
Fox 11. UW-Green Bay aims to find what's next to sustain growth in enrollment. 
4:11am
Oshkosh Examiner. UW Oshkosh enrollment falls past projections, with sharpest drops at its two-year campuses. 
3:34am
Fox 11. How Green Bay is handling a substitute teacher shortage. 

Local

2:37pm
City of Madison. Leads the state with the first public fleet to use 20 percent biodiesel.
12:07pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Redevelopment Authority amendement of Century City redevelopment plan to allow slaughter house is terribly misguided. 
4:26am
Mental Health America of Wisconsin. Despite motion to approve by Pewaukee mayor, request to open veteran peer-run respite in Pewaukee goes to Common Council with no recommendation from Plan Commission. 

3:31am
Racine Journal Times. 'No six month solution': Report outlines Racine, Unified, County unfunded liabilities. 

Congress

4:24am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Announces funding for Wisconsin to protect domestic abuse survivors. 

4:30am
CBS 58. Mayor Barrett writes letter to President Trump asking to host G7 summit. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:10am
AP. U.S. troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims. 
3:29am
WBAY. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson hosts town hall. 
3:23am
WISC. VP Pence trip to Wisconsin rescheduled with 2 stops. Fox 11

Politics

10:33am
Marquette University. New nationwide Law School Poll finds confidence in U.S. Supreme Court overall, though more pronounced among conservatives. 

2:51pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Marquette Poll: Majority believes Supreme Court justices motivated by law, not politics. 

Friday October 18, 2019

Governor

1:38pm
Gov. Evers. Calls for special election reforms, announces revised dates for special election.
9:32am
Gov. Evers. Endorses water quality recommendations from DNR, DATCP, DHS.

2:24pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers sets new 7th Congressional District special election date. 
11:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers urges action on water quality.
3:56am
WSAW. Gov. Evers creates climate change task force for Wisconsin. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:45am
WXPR. One-on-One: Evers makes strides, faces resistance after 'Year of Clean Drinking Water' declaration. 

Legislative

2:31pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Greets Lake Mills Elementary School at Capitol.
1:20pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Fitz picks voter ID backer, former RNC delegate for WI Elections Commission.
10:42am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: An agreement leading to American prosperity. 
10:25am
Rep. Steineke. Talks homelessness on Assembly Republican podcast. 
10:18am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Continued focus on rural broadband expansion. 

3:43am
WHBY. Jacque thrilled southern bridge will move forward. 

State Agencies

3:19pm
Municipal Water Coalition. Announces initiative to address PFAS sources.  Letter to DNR.
2:18pm
DNR. Outdoor Report. 
2:17pm
DNR. Peninsula State Park to see major improvements. 
12:08pm
DNR. Surface water sampling reveals PFAS at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport. 

2:25pm
U.S. News & World Report. Juveniles at Wisconsin prison steal keys, shatter windows.
3:44am
Fox 11. DOT uses new technology to check out infrastructure underneath state highways. 

Economy/Business

9:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Northwestern Mutual dedicates $20 million in venture funding for female-founded startups. 

2:26pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin factory workers are getting raises, but working less.
9:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Experts say there's no farm crisis, but plenty of challenges. 
4:09am
MarketWatch. U.S. confirms tariffs on $7.5 billion in EU goods will take effect Friday.
3:53am
Janesville Gazette. Economist: U.S. economy is solid, but Midwest lags.
3:51am
CNBC. China says U.S. must cancel new tariffs for ultimate trade deal.
3:49am
WJFW. Weather conditions provide challenges for cranberry growers. 

Statewide

3:41am
WQOW. Rate of deaths by suicide drops in Wisconsin after reaching record high.

Courts

3:34pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts seven new cases. 

3:56pm
Reuters. Opioids settlement could be near, lawyer for local governments says. 

Education

2:22pm
Marquette University. Campus Ministry to host events in honor of Respect Life Month. 
12:48pm
UW-Milwaukee. Named a gold level Bicycle Friendly University. 
11:01am
UW-Milwaukee. Study finds link between childhood exposure to lead and firearm violence. 
10:50am
UW-Madison. Researchers may have found a new way to fight skin-burrowing schistosomiasis. 
10:18am
DPI. Youth Risk Behavior Survey information released at the county level. 
9:49am
UW-Stout. Haas receives October University Staff Appreciation Award. 
9:28am
UW-Madison. Newly discoverd virus infects bald eagles across America.

3:36pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW 2-year enrollment declined 49 percent since 2010.
3:50am
WDIO. UW-Superior bucks trend as systemwide enrollment drops. 
3:47am
WFRV. Largest enrollment reported at UW-Green Bay despite decline across UW System. 
3:46am
Fox 6. University of Wisconsin System enrollment drops 2.6%
3:41am
WEAU. Kids across U.S. and in the Chippewa Valley could lose free lunch under proposed rule. 

Local

3:33pm
Madison Metro Sewerage District. Public information meeting for the West Interceptor Shorewood Relief Project. 
11:32am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces $900,000 in county funds to support Pheasant Branch Conservancy repairs after 2018 flooding. 

3:55am
NBC 15. Madison Water Utility finds PFAS in 4 more wells, bringing total to 14. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:52am
Beloit Daily News. Ho-Chunk's Illinois casino plan gets backing.

Congress

2:23pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Receives Taxpayers' Friend Award for voting record. 
11:31am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for expanded access to care and resources for families with Alzheimer's.

4:08am
Reuters. White House acknowledges strings attached in Trump withholding Ukraine aid. 
3:50am
Politico. Democrats, Trump administration getting closer on USMCA.

Politics

11:58am
One Wisconsin Now. Right wing ramps up to elect their man on state Supreme Court with voter roll purge push. 
9:31am
Americans for Prosperity-Action. Endorses Tom Tiffany for Congress. 
9:30am
Wisconsin Federation of Republican Women. Foundation for Liberty and American Greatness CEO Nick Adams to keynote biennial convention. 

Thursday October 17, 2019

Governor

4:03pm
Rep. Neubauer. Climate Task Force to begin work in Wisconsin.
3:55pm
Wisconsin Environment. Applauds Gov. Evers for creating climate task force. 
3:06pm
Clean Wisconsin. Gov. Evers moves climate policy forward with formation of task force. 
2:32pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #52 relating to climate change in Wisconsin. 

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

Legislative

2:09pm
Sen. Taylor. Statement on passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings. 
2:08pm
Rep. Nygren. Governor Evers plays trick or treat with northeastern Wisconsin communities. 
11:53am
Sen. Cowles. ICYMI: Joins national leaders in applauding EPA's attention to lead and copper rule revisions. 
11:43am
Wisconsin Economic Development Association. Applauds introduction of Opportunity Zones legislation to drive private investment to Wisconsin communities. 
11:42am
Rep. Steineke. Weekly Radio Address: On homelessness initiatives. 
10:48am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Appoints Bob Spindell to Wisconsin Elections Commission.
9:09am
Rep. Gruszynski. Statement on Brown County Board Southern Bridge Project vote and DOT Secretary Thompson letter of support.  Letter to DOT.
4:14am
Sen. Jacque. Applauds WisDOT commitment to Southern Bridge for Brown County. 

2:16pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin lawmakers consider sexual assault victims bill of rights. 
12:29pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State general fund surpasses $1 billion for first time, but drawdown in funds expected. 
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

3:04pm
Lt. Gov. Barnes. Delivers Democratic Weekly Radio Address discussing the Climate Change Task Force. 
2:37pm
AG Kaul. Joins 29-state coalition requesting Secretary DeVos discharge student loans for closed schools.
12:35pm
DWD. BLS Data: Wisconsin adds 12,300 private-sector, 11,400 non-farm jobs over year. 
11:44am
DNR. Warm up by the fire using local or certified firewood.
11:40am
DOT. Emergency responders send drivers a life-saving message; please watch the road ahead, be prepared to Move Over/slow down. 
10:43am
OCI. Prescription Drug Step Therapy changes go into effect for Wisconsin consumers on November 1. 

12:31pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin DNR identifies 120 new waters as impaired. 
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

2:36pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmers, ethanol producers say EPA proposal won't ensure needed demand. 
2:22pm
CBS 58. Wisconsin unemployment up for 4th straight month. 
2:04pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Latest employment survey shows continued decline in Wisconsin manufacturing jobs.
2:03pm
WAOW. Wisconsin manufacturers highlight job needs, push for more employees. 
2:00pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin unemployment tops 100,000 for first time in two years. 
4:19am
WBAY. Gulfstream announces more than 400 layoffs; hiring continues at Greenville facility.

Statewide

4:02pm
Wisconsin Dairy Alliance Siting changes are the real horror story. 
3:56pm
Tavern League of Wisconsin. Promotes SafeRide Program.
2:06pm
Wisconsin Family Council. Launches gender resource guide for parents. 
12:37pm
Transportation Development Association. Latest podcast features Agri-Business Association's Tom Bressner. 
9:23am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Achieveing effectiveness at work, home topic at Nov. 5 WOMEN reception in Madison. 

2:25pm
The Hill. Suicide rates for children, young people jumped between 2007 to 2017: CDC.
4:20am
WTMJ. Study ranks Wisconsin in top 10 for most DUI arrests.

Courts

1:57pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses.
9:53am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts case on governor's vetoes. 

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

3:58pm
UW-Madison. 21st century medicine helps Amish deal with rare, inherited illnesses. 
3:49pm
UW System. Preliminary 2019 enrollment drops slightly in wake of demographic trends. 
3:05pm
Marquette University. Names Ian Gonzalez as new Vice President for Finance. 
2:05pm
Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Scholarship application forms now available. 
1:56pm
PROFS. To host campus forum on college affordability. 
11:38am
Marquette University. Counseling professor awarded $750,000 grant to expand rehabilitation, mental health education program. 
10:41am
UW-Madison. Named platinum-level Bicycle Friendly University. 
9:54am
UW-Madison. Aaron Bird Bear named first director of tribal relations. 
9:51am
One Wisconsin Now. Over 81 percent of students snagging taxpayer-funded private school vouchers in statewide program this school year attended a private school last year. 

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

Local

11:51am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement on County Executive Abele's decision not to seek reelection.
11:50am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Solar farm at Dane County Regional Airport set for County Board approval tonight. 
9:10am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Budget Brief: Proposed City of Madison budget. 

Congress

12:34pm
WISC. Democrat Rep. Kind says impeachment should be 'last resort.'
12:33pm
WKOW. Bill to rename Sun Prairie post office for Capt. Cory Barr passes House, awaits Trump's signature. 
11:38am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Announces $1.6 million grant for the Village of Sister Bay.
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.

Politics

2:08pm
Steil for 1st Congress. Campaign approaches $1 million cash on hand.
8:23am
Fitzgerald for 5th Congress. Announces Farrow endorsements for Fifth Congessional bid.

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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