Monday October 25, 2021 - Updated 1:38pm

Legislative

1:38pm
Sens. LeMahieu, Kapenga, Feyen. Senate leaders to launch election investigation following audit.
12:58pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on Legislative Audit Bureau's Election Audit
12:02pm
Sen. Stafsholt. Disappointed Court Ends Wolf Hunt, Yet Again
12:00pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Report shows WEC failed Wisconsin.
11:59am
Sen. Bewley. Do as I say, not as I do. LRB Memo.
11:04am
Midwestern Legislative Conference. Rep. Shelia Stubbs completes regional leadership institute.
11:02am
Rep. Subeck. Announces First Responder of the Year for the 78th Assembly District
9:03am
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans, Alliance of Health Insurers, AHIP, PCMA, WMC. Memo in opposition to LRB 4440, White bagging legislation.
9:01am
Wisconsin Community Solar Economic Alliance. Kohler Co. Joins Alliance in Support of Community Solar Legislation
9:00am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters Conservation Notices of the Week

State Agencies

12:57pm
DNR. Awards Brownfields Grant To Village Of Johnson Creek
12:41pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Graduates latest class of officers and warrant officers
11:57am
AG Kaul. Announces $55,000 environmental judgment for pollution runoff event and other violations of water pollution laws
11:54am
DPI. Department will hold public hearing on proposed rules related to educator preparation program and licensing flexibilities
11:04am
DNR. Seeks Public Comments On Green Tier Application For Brady Corporation Good Hope Road Facility
9:00am
OCI Insurance Commissioner Reminds Wisconsin Drivers of Deer-Vehicle Crash Risk

Economy/Business

9:00am
WEC Energy Group Announces Leadership Appointments
9:00am
Wisconsin Technology Council WIP's Wood to join Investor Hall of Fame during Early Stage Symposium

Statewide

12:22pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Golden House Display Silhouettes in Brown County Raising Awareness of Victims’ Rights
11:01am
Arts Wisconsin. Honoring Wisconsin’s municipal Poets Laureate and Writers-in-Residence

Courts

9:00am
Hunter Nation Statement on Court Decision Halting Legal Wolf Hunt
9:00am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Statement on Wolf Hunt Ruling

Education

12:40pm
UW-Stout. Interior design faculty, students become part of the safe, healthier buildings movement
9:15am
UW-Madison. WARF announces annual gift, largest in foundation’s history
9:00am
UW-Eau Claire Father and daughter share UW-Eau Claire campus, passion for political science

Local

12:57pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. Introduces budget amendments to move funds from sheriff to human needs.

Friday October 22, 2021

Legislative

4:23pm
Sen. Stroebel. Nonpartisan audit shows election law reform needed.
4:11pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. State Legislative Audit Bureau's audit report proves elections are accurate and secure.
3:15pm
Sen. Bernier. Reacts to LAB audit of November 2020 election.
2:20pm
Sen. Darling. Non-partisan Audit Shows Governor Evers Vetoed Needed Reforms
1:55pm
Speaker Vos. LAB audit highlights major issues in November election administration.
1:54pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. LAB Hatchet Job on Wisconsin Elections Commission
1:32pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Initial Response to the Legislative Audit Bureau’s Report on the 2020 General Election
1:14pm
DWD. BLS Releases State Level Job Opening and Labor Turnover Survey Data
12:21pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Legislative Audit Bureau report.
12:21pm
Joint Audit Committee Democrats. Joint Audit Committee Democrats react to 2020 eleciton audit.
12:18pm
Rep. Steineke. Nonpartisan audit finds state Elections Commission skirts laws.
11:38am
Common Sense Wisconsin. Responds to nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau review of the 2020 election
11:13am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Elections administration audit released.
10:46am
LAB. Report 21-19: Elections Administration.
10:17am
Rep. Myers. Introduces "Safe Roads Save Lives Act."
10:14am
Sen. Marklein Column: Counting kids
9:01am
Sen. Darling, Rep. Kurtz. Koreen’s Law Puts Patients First
9:00am
Sen. Taylor Death of Major Harris

State Agencies

2:20pm
DHS. Wisconsin to Offer COVID-19 Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Booster Doses
12:20pm
DNR. Invites The Public To A Day Of Discovery
10:41am
AG Kaul. Joins Coalition Urging FDA to Accelerate Actions to Protect Children From Toxic Metals in Baby Food
10:14am
Wisconsin National Guard Units rehearse combat management in large-scale exercise
9:00am
DNR To Host Virtual Public Meeting On Special Well Casing Depth Area & TCE Contamination Oct. 27
9:00am
DWD Mark Reihl to Retire from UI Division Administrator Role, DWD

Statewide

11:05am
AARP Wisconsin. Survey: Voters express widespread support for legislation to make it easier to save for retirement

Courts

11:12am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Jean M. Robinson.

Education

2:05pm
UW-Eau Claire. Professional mycologist to speak about unique mushrooms of northwestern Wisconsin
9:00am
UW-Eau Claire Celebrating first-generation college students on Nov. 8
9:00am
UW-Stevens Point Reaches 70% threshold for student vaccinations
9:00am
UW-Stout Lor receives October University Staff Appreciation Award
8:59am
UW-River Falls Stage and Screen Arts streams “Mary Frankenstein”

Local

4:35pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Martin. Mourns Major Harris, Commends Community’s Search Efforts
3:07pm
City of Madison. The City Concludes Final Vision Zero Speed Reduction Project for 2021
9:00am
Milwaukee Council President Johnson Statement on the death of missing three-year-old Major Harris
9:00am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas Statement Concerning the Recovery of the Body of Three-Year-Old Major Harris

Congress

1:32pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher Why Is Our Government Covering for CCP on Wuhan?
1:32pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson Joins Sen. Scott, Colleagues to Introduce Bill Blocking Democrats’ IRS Snooping Proposal
1:32pm
U.S. Sens. Johnson, Toomey Call on GAO to Immediately Withdraw Global Warming Report
12:31pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. WATCH: Rep. Fitzgerald Questions AG Merrick Garland at Judiciary Committee Hearing
9:00am
U.S. Rep. Steil Leads Letter Demanding Answers From the Biden Administration for Sanctions Lifted on Iranian Ballistic Missile Producers
9:00am
U.S. Sen. Johnson At Border Crisis Roundtable: This Administration Needs to Be Held Accountable, Democrats Must Hold Hearing on Worsening Border Crisis

Thursday October 21, 2021

Governor

11:03am
DOA. Governor Evers and Sec. Joel Brennan Visit Kewaunee County to Mark “Imagine a Day Without Water”
9:01am
WMC. Business Community Calls on Gov. Evers to Launch Talent Attraction Campaign

Legislative

4:36pm
Wisconsin Health Care Organizations. Coalition Supports Legislation to Stop White Bagging
4:23pm
Sen. Larson. GOP members of JCRAR show contempt for LGBTQIA+ community with vote to block medical care for transgender patients
1:28pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Republicans Release Their Partisan Gerrymandered State Legislative and Congressional Voting Maps
12:36pm
Rep. Dittrich. To Honor Chief Bradley Bowen as First Responder of the Year
12:31pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Names 2021 First Responder of the Year
11:55am
Rep. Swearingen. Chief Eric Johnson to Receive First Responder of the Year Award
11:46am
Rep. Kurtz. Statement on Public Service Commission Approval of a Broadband Access Grant for Necedah
9:50am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin needs birth equity.
9:03am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Stop the GOP Re-Rigging of Our Maps
9:02am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Republican maps.
8:59am
Fair Elections Project Statement on GOP-Introduced Legislative Maps

State Agencies

3:51pm
DOA. Wisconsin Awarded $1 Million Grant to Develop Plan for Electric Vehicle Adoption
3:17pm
DNR. Confirms Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease
In Juneau County Deer
3:16pm
DATCP. Public Comments due October 28 for Avipel® Registration
2:07pm
DNR. Seeking Public Comments On Proposed Snowmobile Trail Designation Within Flambeau River State Forest
1:26pm
DOC. Aims to ensure safe trick-or-treating through home visits.
1:25pm
DNR Aware Of Elk Reported In Southern Wisconsin
12:09pm
DWD. BLS Data: Wisconsin's Unemployment Rate Remains 3.9 percent in September; Labor Force Participation Rate Increases
11:56am
Wisconsin National Guard. Partnership with Papua New Guinea continues to blossom
10:14am
DNR. Joins Stoughton Utilities For National Imagine A Day Without Water To Celebrate The Removal Of The Last Lead Service Line In The City Of Stoughton
9:07am
OCI. Wisconsin Commissioner of Insurance Protects Consumers and Holds Former Insurance Agent Accountable
9:00am
PSC. Recognizes seventh annual "Imagine a Day Without Water"
8:59am
DOJ Dane County Man Charged with Sexual Assault in Connection with Backlogged Kit

Economy/Business

2:06pm
New North. President/CEO Barb LaMue elected to leadership role with IEDC
1:25pm
WMC Promotes Mallory Wipperman to Director of Membership
12:37pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Early Stage panels feature sage advice for entrepreneurs at 2021 Early Stage Symposium
11:54am
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. 14th annual conference announced.
8:59am
Wisconsin Technology Council Guest column: Growing tech talent in Wisconsin requires investment in current workforce

Statewide

9:00am
River Alliance of Wisconsin Imagine a Wisconsin Without Nitrate Contamination

Education

3:12pm
Marquette University. Engineering professor partners with NSF center for phosphorus sustainability
1:27pm
UW System. UW-Stevens Point, UW-Green Bay reach 70% threshold for student vaccinations.
1:25pm
UW-Green Bay Hits 70% threshold for student vaccinations
12:38pm
UW-Whitewater. Tommy Thompson to visit UW-Whitewater on Oct. 27 as campus celebrates vaccination success
12:26pm
UW-Stout. Civil liberties are focus of Gallery 209 student exhibition through Oct. 29
10:22am
UW-Eau Claire. Foundation receives $10 million gift.
10:07am
UW-Stout. Applied science alum accidentally created first new blue pigment in more than 240 years
9:50am
UW-Madison. Kyle Cranmer chosen to lead American Family Insurance Data Science Institute

Local

1:29pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Awards $105,000 for 2021 Partners in Equity – Racial Equity & Social Justice Grant Recipients to Seven Organizations
10:08am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Receives National Recognition for Website Redesign Project
8:59am
Milwaukee County Sup. Haas Will End Decade-Long Tenure on Milwaukee County Board in Apri
8:59am
Wisconsin Policy Forum Madison City Budget Preserves Services, Launches New Initiatives with Minimal Tax Hike

Congress

3:27pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. For The Washington Times: Why is Questioning COVID-19 Groupthink Considered Dangerous?
3:24pm
Wisconsin Environment. Wisconsin groups call on Congress to invest in bold climate solutions and vote for the Build Back Better Act
2:07pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Brown. Lead Colleagues in Urging USTR to Support American PPE Production by Ending Tariff Exclusions for PPE From China
11:56am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Works to Secure More Than $176 Million for Wisconsin in Senate Appropriations Package
8:59am
U.S. Sens. Johnson, Lee And Rep. Biggs Lead Colleagues in Submitting Public Comment on Biden’s Proposed Open Border Regulation

Wednesday October 20, 2021

Governor

2:11pm
Fair Elections Project. Statement on revised People's Maps Commission draft maps.
2:09pm
DOA. People's Maps Commission Shares Refined Draft Voting Maps for Public Input
10:58am
AG Kaul And Gov Evers Recognize School Safety Week, Encourage Use of Speak Up, Speak Out

Senate Floor Session

4:46pm
Sen. Felzkowski. Bill to help small businesses passes the Senate.
4:45pm
Sen. Cowles. Community revitalization bill passes Senate.
4:45pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Wisconsin State Senate Passes Package of Pro-Life Bills
4:44pm
Sen. Kapenga. Senate passes protect life bills
4:35pm
Sen. Bewley. Senate Republicans once again attack reproductive freedom.
3:11pm
Sen. Stroebel. Pro-life package passes Senate.
2:33pm
Rep. Born, Sen. Jagler. Issue statement on Senate passage of organ transplant legislation.
2:10pm
Sen. Smith. Legislation co-authored by Sen. Smith pass with bipartisan backing.

Legislative

4:37pm
Majority Leader LeMahieu, Speaker Vos. Legislative leaders introduce new district maps.
4:34pm
Rep. James. Celebrates funding released for mental health beds in Chippewa Valley.
4:32pm
Rep. Kitchens. Disappointed by DNR no-show.
4:30pm
American Legion, DAV, VFW. Big 3 WI veterans groups applaud Assembly Committee on Ways and Means for advancing AB 245.
4:29pm
Sen. Bernier. Announces funding released for mental health beds in Chippewa Valley.
2:06pm
Rep. Edming, Sen. Jacque. Bill to expand property tax relief to more disabled veterans clears committee.
11:32am
Rep. Steffen. Dedication ceremony to be held for Bart Starr Memorial Bridge.
11:00am
Sen. Agard. Abortion is healthcare.
9:00am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher Outlines Steps Wisconsin Can Take to Protect Itself from CCP Threats

State Agencies

2:04pm
Wisconsin Lottery Presented Prestigious National Award
11:01am
DNR. Virtual CWD Response Plan Review Committee Meeting Oct. 27
10:04am
DNR. Help Remove Gypsy Moth Egg Masses This Fall
9:00am
DATCP Reminds Farmers to Check Runoff Risk Prior to Spreading Manure

Economy/Business

2:04pm
WMC Litigation Center Expands with Acquisition of Great Lakes Legal Foundation
10:58am
Wisconsin SBDC Self-guided cybersecurity course provides critical education for small businesses, professionals

Statewide

4:48pm
Badger Institute. McIlheran joins Badger Institute to lead Mandate for Madison project
10:02am
Arts Wisconsin. Honoring Wisconsin's municipal Poets Laureate and Writers-in-Residence.

Courts

9:25am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Jama I. Jama v. Jason C. Gonzalez.

Education

2:31pm
UW-Eau Claire. Interlogues
11:55am
UW-Stevens Point. Portage County offering public vaccine clinic at UW-Stevens Point.
10:58am
DPI Wisconsin Student Assessment System results released
10:58am
UW-Stout Applied mathematics and computer science student becomes U.S. citizen
10:03am
UW-Milwaukee. New certificate can help professional engineers advance in careers
9:00am
UW-Stout Leaders to discuss future of the arts, post-pandemic, in Chippewa Valley

Local

3:16pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Elects officers at 123rd Annual League Conference.
3:09pm
City of Madison. Office Building and Restaurant at 131 West Wilson Gets Green Light to Reopen
10:03am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Asks Oneida County Jail To Change It’s Ban On Mail To Incarcerated People, Requests Contracts Between Jail and Costly Electronic Communication Venders

Congress

4:42pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. Senator Johnson Votes to Block Bill That Would Strengthen Freedom to Vote
2:04pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Warren, Brown And Colleagues Reintroduce Bold Legislation to Fundamentally Reform the Private Equity Industry
12:00pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Smith. Call for Continued Support for Opioid Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction in COVID-19 Recovery Efforts
10:58am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald Leads Bipartisan Bill to Track Foreign Money in Mergers
10:58am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Pass the Freedom to Vote Act
9:00am
U.S. Sen. Johnson Continues to Press Federal Health Agencies on Lack of Response to COVID-19 Oversight Letters

Tuesday October 19, 2021

Legislative

1:48pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on passing of former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell.
1:26pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Commends Joint Finance Committee passage of agricultural export bill.
10:56am
Sen. Roys. Democrats unveil the RESPECT Act. Fact Sheet. LRB-4931
8:56am
Wisconsin's Green Fire. Provides testimony on sandhill crane hunting bill, Senate Bill 620.
8:55am
Sen. Taylor. Statement on the passing of former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.

State Agencies

1:24pm
DNR. Slinger High School Student Wins 2022 State Park And Forest Vehicle Admission Sticker Contest
9:02am
DNR. Seeking Public Input On PFAS Contamination In Marinette, Peshtigo And Surrounding Communities

Economy/Business

3:21pm
WEC Energy Group. Integrys Holding announces increase in consideration for Tender Offer and New Early Tender Time

Courts

9:41am
Midwest Environmental Advocates Announces Legal Action to Force Disclosure of Public Records Related to Natural Resources Board Member’s Refusal to Step Down

Education

1:25pm
UW-Stout. Entertainment design senior, painting professor collaborate on short film
10:47am
UW-Stout Fifty years ago during UW System merger, UW-Stout almost became UW-Menomonie
10:47am
UW-Platteville NSF grant will help create future of equitable infrastructure
10:47am
UW-Platteville FIRST LEGO League receives support from community
10:47am
UW-Platteville UW System President Thompson kicks off Homecoming, encourages vaccination
9:41am
UW-Green Bay To Help Communities Prepare for 2022 Gubernatorial Election

Local

4:52pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement regarding Milwaukee County Board committee's advancement of proposals to increase correctional officer pay.
10:20am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Milwaukee Police and Fire Commission Should Consider Community Input Before Confirming Norman Into Permanent Milwaukee Police Department Chief Role
10:14am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Fiscal Hurdles Mount for Milwaukee County Parks; Peer Communities May Offer Solutions
10:13am
Brown County Exec. Streckenbach. Budget plan looks to improve water quality.
9:01am
Milwaukee County Sups. Sumner, Wasserman. To host virtual town hall on 2022 budget Oct. 20.
8:57am
Kewaunee County Emergency Management. Works to remind drivers "Turn Around Don't Drown."

Congress

3:21pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Wisconsin Supports Passing Bold Build Back Better Legislation
10:16am
Clean Wisconsin. Wisconsin must move forward now to protect families from "Forever Chemicals"

Monday October 18, 2021

Budget

3:15pm
LFB. 2021-23 Condition of the State's General Fund.
11:01am
DOA. Wisconsin Ends Fiscal Year 2021 with $2.58 Billion Positive Balance

Legislative

3:57pm
Sen. Agard. Applauds Biden administration PFAS regulations.
2:04pm
Various Organizations. Protecting demonstrators rights in Wisconsin.
12:14pm
Sen. Smith. Western Wisconsin poised for major broadband expansion projects.
12:13pm
Sen. Agard. Hosts virtual roundtable on cannabis legalization.
12:11pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Ag, Hunting Groups Favor GOP Sandhill Crane Hunt Proposal
11:01am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. CNOW week of Oct. 18.
10:59am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Kooyenga Asks for a Public Hearing on Banning Gerrymandering
9:14am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Days late and dollars short, Evers fails to support law enforcement again.

State Agencies

4:53pm
DATCP. Crawford County Horse Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
4:07pm
AG Kaul. Urges U.S. Supreme Court to halt unconstitutional Texas abortion ban
3:05pm
DOA. 2019-2021 Biennial Report from Wisconsin Department of Administration Showcases Taxpayer Savings, Investments, and Efficiency in Government Operations
2:07pm
DOJ. Drug Take Back Day is October 23
1:50pm
DOR. Free tax assistance programs need volunteers for 2022 tax season.

Economy/Business

10:59am
Wisconsin SBDC Launches series of short entrepreneurial how-to videos
10:52am
Wisconsin Technology Council. El-Amin brothers' startup formula on stage for 2021 Early Stage Symposium
9:45am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. September 2021 Home Sales Report.

Statewide

11:00am
Children's Wisconsin. New clinic in Appleton will support expanded services.
9:09am
AARP Wisconsin. New AARP analysis: COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin nursing homes doubled from Aug. to Sept. 2021.

Education

4:54pm
Marquette University. Voting rights experts to go “On the Issues” to discuss securing the right to vote, Oct. 20
1:47pm
UW-Stout. New course sponsored by Great Northern Corp. investigates sustainable solutions
1:47pm
Marquette University. To co-sponsor SDC Summit on Poverty, Oct. 19-21
10:59am
UW System Presiden Thompson. Statement on death of General Colin Powell.
10:59am
UW-Stout. With revised mission statement, university has a guide for the future
10:59am
UW-Madison Fasting is required to see the full benefit of calorie restriction in mice
9:44am
UW-River Falls. Career Fair attracts more than 800 students.
9:10am
UW-Eau Claire. New grad creates documentary telling stories of African students at UW-Eau Claire

Local

4:57pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on passing of General Colin Powell.
4:56pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement regarding the passing of former Secretary of State General Coliin L. Powell.
3:04pm
Milwaukee County Board. Public hearing on 2022 Milwaukee County Budget to be held online, Nov. 1.
1:48pm
Milwaukee County Sups. Taylor, Martin, Cullen. To host virtual town hall on 2022 County budget.
9:10am
Kewaunee County Public Health. Launches health needs survey.

Congress

3:57pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Leads Republicans on Economic Committee.
12:14pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. With Temperatures Forecast to Fall and Energy Costs Projected to Rise, Baldwin Calls for Swift Release of LIHEAP Heating Help
10:59am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin Supports Introduction of Legislation to Curb Youth E-Cigarette and Tobacco Use
9:07am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on Reports of Chinese Hypersonic Missile Test

Friday October 15, 2021

Legislative

3:23pm
Rep. Kerkman, Sen. Wanggaard. Statements on Public Service Commission approval of a Broadband Access Grant for Kenosha County.
11:43am
Rep. Steffen. Cherry Starr to Attend Bart Starr Memorial Bridge Dedication Ceremony
11:22am
Rep. Shankland. Portage County Community Members Recognized for Graduating Wisconsin Lake Leaders Institute
11:03am
Sen. Marklein Column: Take a Moment, Save a Life

State Agencies

12:11pm
DNR. Go Wild License And Registration System Recognized For Digital Excellence
11:05am
PSC. Awards $100 million in ARPA Broadband Access Grants for 83 projects.
11:03am
DNR Celebrate Wisconsin’s Working Forests During Forest Products Week Oct. 17 - 23
11:03am
DWD Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Awarded $14 Million Federal Disability Innovation Grant
11:03am
Wisconsin National Guard Called to preserve the peace: Wisconsin’s 32nd Division mobilizes for Cold War duty 60 years ago
9:15am
PSC. Urges customers to seek assistance before moratorium on utility disconnections begins.

Education

2:29pm
UW-Stevens Point. To host financial aid assistance event
11:42am
UW-Stout. University rolling out welcome mat for prospective students
11:04am
School Choice Wisconsin. Statement on 2021 enrollment numbers.
11:03am
DPI Releases fall student count and revenue limit information
11:03am
DPI Releases numbers on 2021-22 general school aids
11:03am
UW-Green Bay Common CAHSS Returns with ‘Truth: Information, Misinformation, and Democracy’
11:03am
UW-Stout Barth receives September University Staff Appreciation Award
9:19am
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. Announces Homecoming 2021 events.
9:17am
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators. Carolyn Stanford Taylor receives Distinguished Friend of Education.

Local

3:46pm
Door County Economic Development Corporation. The Smithsonian Institute to include Forestville, WI in nationwide traveling exhibition showcasing places of innovation in rural America.
3:25pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Johnson. Recognized with Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award.
11:03am
Wisconsin Policy Forum Budget Picture Brightens Considerably for Milwaukee County in 2022

Congress

4:19pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. In Letter to Facebook, Baldwin, Klobuchar, and Capito Request Information on How Instagram Promotes Posts Glorifying Eating Disorders to Younger Users

Thursday October 14, 2021

Legislative

4:17pm
Sen. Smith, Reps. Hesselbein, Drake. Legislators introduce bill advocating for student borrowers.
3:43pm
Rep. Hebl, Sen. Smith. Circulate constitutional amendment to give Wisconsin citizens a direct voice.
3:08pm
Sauk County Republican Party. Letter to Sen. Marklein.
2:41pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Announces New Resource Exposing the Sham Election Review
12:00pm
Rep. Hebl. WI GOP is dealing with a UI problem they long ignored.
10:30am
Rep. Tittl. Wisconsin Legislature announces sporting freedom package.
9:02am
Rep. Vining. Applauds Governor Evers’ Investment in Violence Prevention and Support for Crime Victims

State Agencies

2:38pm
DNR Wisconsin NRB Meeting Oct. 27
11:18am
DNR. Increased Prescribed Burns During Late Summer
10:30am
WEDC Racine business wins fall Mini-Makeover Contest
9:02am
DNR Know Your Target: Don’t Accidentally Shoot Elk & Moose This Hunting Season

Economy/Business

2:38pm
WMC, Johnson Financial Group Announce the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin

Statewide

4:18pm
Wisconsin Women in Conservation. Announces October Virtual Launch of Statewide Educator Network
3:17pm
Wisconsin Policy Forum.  Announces Salute to Local Government award winners.

Courts

2:40pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.
2:39pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.

Education

2:58pm
UW-Green Bay New BIPOC R.I.S.E program provides support to underrepresented students
2:58pm
UW-Green Bay Kate Burns Named UW-Green Bay Provost
2:43pm
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Citizen engagement is democracy's bedrock
2:38pm
Marquette University Earns “Emerging HSI” status with 15.4% of student body now Hispanic/Latinx
2:38pm
UW-Eau Claire Presenter to share history of women’s voting in Wisconsin, goals for future
1:20pm
UW-La Crosse. UWL police officer raises money, awareness in fight against breast cancer
1:18pm
Wauwatosa School District. and Wauwatosa Education Association Issue Joint Statement Regarding Collaborative Discussions.
12:00pm
UW-Madison. Explore over 170 virtual and in-person events at the 11th annual Wisconsin Science Festival
11:49am
UW-River Falls. New technique, effective in mice, could help advance the use of probiotics
11:48am
UW-River Falls. BFA senior thesis exhibition/presentation.
11:19am
UW-Stout. New chef brings experience, passion for food to campus
11:17am
UW System. UW-River Falls reaches 70% threshold for student vaccinations.
10:30am
UW-Madison Biochemist Amy Weeks named Packard Fellow
10:30am
UW-Stout Graphic memoirist to present on immigrant’s view of civil rights movement
9:03am
Marquette University. Marquette Business dean honored for leadership by ACG Wisconsin
9:02am
UW-Madison Graduation rates rise again, setting records

Local

2:45pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson Reflects on the Passing of Election Commissioner Rick Baas
1:19pm
Brown County Exec. Streckenbach. Creating Housing Navigator position in budget plan.
9:02am
Milwaukee County Sup. Haas County Board Finance Committee to Host Virtual Public Hearing on 2022 Budget
9:02am
Washington County Exec. Schoemann Washington County Hosts First-Ever Roundtable with Local Latino and Hispanic Business Owners to Recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month and Address Challenges, Connect Resources

Congress

1:43pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Biden’s Department Of Justice Is Still Dragging Its Feet On Crossfire Hurricane Transparency

Wednesday October 13, 2021

Governor

4:09pm
Rep. Bowen. Applauds investments in violence prevention.
3:46pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Applauds Governor Evers $45 million investment in safer communities and violence prevention.
3:22pm
Milwaukee Alds. Coggs, Dimitrijevic. Violence prevention funding announcement on point with Council ARPA proposal.
3:21pm
Gov. Evers. Announces $45 Million Investment in Safer Communities, Violence Prevention Efforts
3:14pm
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. State investment will help address local violence.
10:39am
WCASA, End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin Commend Governor Evers for Prioritizing Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse Services

Legislative

4:08pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Sporting heritage package introduced.
1:19pm
Rep. Vining, Sen. Agard. Introduce universal changing stations bill. LRB-3942
12:38pm
Dairy Business Association, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Dairy community stands up for consumers in seeking truthful labels.
12:24pm
Sens. Smith, Wirch. Comment on the GOP press stunt with Ted Nugent.
12:23pm
Rep. Milroy. Disappointed with partisan approach to sporting heritage.
12:19pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Legislation would make solar financing options available to all.
10:39am
Sen. Smith Column: What Does It Take to Fix a Problem?
10:30am
Wisconsin American Legion, DAV, VFW. Now is the time to lower the property tax burden on Wisconsin's severely disabled veterans.

State Agencies

2:07pm
DWD. Three State Agencies Come Together to Celebrate Manufacturing Month and to Highlight the Importance of Justice-Involved Programming at Jackson Correctional Institution
1:57pm
DOA. Clean Energy Plan Listening Sessions Announced
1:21pm
DNR Seeking Public Comment On Economic Impacts Of Proposed Whitefish And Electronic Reporting Rule
1:21pm
DOT State agencies offer resources to protect Wisconsinites from online threats
1:10pm
DMA. Registration open for 2021 Wisconsin Public-Private Partnership Summit
12:51pm
WMC. Wisconsin Business World Launches Business is a Force for Good Essay Contest
12:24pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Wisconsin once had its own navy
12:21pm
OCI. Gov. Evers and Insurance Commissioner Afable Announce Lower Rates and More Choice for Wisconsinites ahead of Healthcare.gov Open Enrollment
12:21pm
DNR. 2021 Wisconsin Ring-Necked Pheasant Season
Opens Oct. 16
10:39am
DHS Announces Multiple Funding Opportunities to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities
9:20am
DNR. Plan Your Outdoor Fall Adventure

Economy/Business

1:56pm
New North. Two talent-development initiatives receive state, naitonal honors.
9:14am
WMC Wisconsin Celebration of Manufacturing Month Continues

Statewide

9:15am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Rural Organizers expand Wisconsin Farmers Union’s reach

Courts

12:17pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. (Updated) Calendar and case synposes.

Education

3:10pm
UW-La Crosse. Getting to know our Afghan neighbors
2:52pm
Marquette University Receives graduate assistance grant for Department of Biological Sciences
12:42pm
UW-Platteville Industry experts volunteer time to teach students, help save historic tree on campus
12:42pm
UW-Platteville Two advisors honored with state-wide advising awards
12:42pm
UW-Platteville To contribute to $10 million #DiverseCornBelt project
12:42pm
UW-Platteville Wins Region 3 Soils Contest, Strobel takes top individual honors
12:38pm
Alverno College. Christa Shields Named Vice President of Advancement at Alverno College
12:35pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Fewer Suspensions, More Students Report Feeling Unsafe After Federal Intervention in Milwaukee Public Schools
12:20pm
Local 212 MATC FAST Fund. Announces $20,000 investement from American Federation of Teachers.
9:14am
UW-Madison Transformative $20 million lead gift to help realize vision of new Letters & Science Academic Building
9:14am
UW-Eau Claire. New program educates high schoolers about Wisconsin waterways, inspires interest in freshwater science careers
9:14am
UW-Stout Free Speech Week to address student social media expression and hate speech

Local

2:52pm
Dane County Exec Parisi Dane County, Sauk County to Put $4 Million To Plan Construction of Great Sauk State Trail Connection Over the Wisconsin River
10:39am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Hopefully, the start of something special for Century City
9:14am
Wisconsin Policy Forum Federal Funds Delay Hard Decisions in Milwaukee City Budget, but Fiscal Cliff Remains

Congress

2:52pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson Joins Sen. Marshall and Colleagues in Demanding Answers on Attorney General Garland’s Call to Investigate Concerned Parents
9:17am
Wisconsin BPDD, The Arc Wisconsin, People First Wisconsin, Greater Wisconsin Agecy on Aging Resources. Wisconsin citizens to testify to U.S. Senate on need for guardianship reform.
9:14am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald Democrats Vote Again to Suspend Debt Ceiling, Write Blank Check for their Partisan Agenda.
9:14am
U.S. Sen. Johnson Joins Sen. Hagerty and Colleagues in asking Foreign Relations Committee to hold Open Hearing and Classified Briefings on Taiwan and China

Tuesday October 12, 2021

Legislative

4:04pm
Rep. Ramthun. Echoes concerns.
2:52pm
Rep. Steffen. Details announced for Bart Starr Memorial Bridge dedication ceremony.
2:24pm
Rep. Ohnstad. Assembly Bill 223 passes through committee.
11:38am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Wisconsin Birth Equity Act key to disrupting persistent disparities.
10:51am
Rep. Stubbs. Introduces Birth Equity Act.
10:09am
Wisconsin Utilities Association. Bi-partisan majority agree SB-490/AB-537 is not a good bill.

State Agencies

4:04pm
OCI. Stronger Wisconsin Press Release, October 12, 2021, WI Agency Secretaries Highlight Community Efforts Toward Greater Climate Resiliency in Milwaukee
11:38am
DATCP. Celebrates National Farmers Day
11:07am
DOA. Home Energy Plus Program Accepting Applications

Economy/Business

4:06pm
H.J. Martin and Son. Wins AGC BUILD Wisconsin Award.
2:27pm
NFIB. Small Business Optimism Slips In September As Labor Shortages, Inflation Impact Business Operations
1:37pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Long-time attorney and UW-Madison teacher to receive ‘Triple E’ award at Early Stage Symposium
12:18pm
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Announces winners to 2021 Sustainable Business Awards.

Statewide

12:19pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Dickinson County Health System signs letter of intent to join.
9:12am
Empower Wisconsin. COVID is ‘taxing’ enough – Leave Wisconsin and other U.S. businesses alone
9:11am
Veterans for Political Innovation. New national organization launches today in Madison, Wisconsin to fight political polarization.

Courts

12:08pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Scott Walker Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Take Wisconsin Press Freedom Case

Education

1:38pm
UW System. Celebrates 50th anniversary.
9:08am
UW-Stout UW System President Thompson helps students celebrate 70% vaccination rate

Local

2:30pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Council looks to maximize positive benefits with ARPA-funded housing rehab and construction work
2:14pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Secure courtroom addition to Waukesha County Courthouse complete.
11:06am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Madison names 2021 Best Place to Live by Livability.com
11:05am
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Partners Organizing and Delivering Aid to New Orleans Communities Affected by Hurricane Ida.

Monday October 11, 2021

Legislative

4:54pm
AG Kaul. Statement on Election “Investigation” by Former Supreme Court Justice Gableman. Letter.
4:47pm
Sen. Agard. Applauds AG Kaul's response to election "investigation."
4:46pm
Speaker Vos. Responds to AG Kaul's misguided remarks.
2:14pm
Rep. Shankland. Recognized as Lake Leader.
11:41am
Rep. Brandtjen. Does not support immunity for mayors.
11:40am
Rep. Vruwink. Column: The importance of teaching civics.
11:37am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on reintroduction of Indigenous Peoples Day bill.

State Agencies

2:13pm
AG Kaul. Joins Bipartisan Coalition in Defense of Indian Child Welfare Act Protections Before the U.S. Supreme Court
11:38am
AG Kaul. And Gov. Evers, Lt. Gov. Barnes, MMIW Task Force Leaders Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day
10:49am
DATCP Fertilizer Research Council Funds Over $100,000 for UW Projects
10:49am
DNR Help Slow The Spread Of CWD
9:05am
DNR Reminder: ‘Protecting The People – Safe Drinking Water For All’ Webinar Oct. 12
9:05am
DHS Provides Update on Measles Cases in Wisconsin

Economy/Business

3:44pm
WMC Foundation. Launches Executive Fellowship Program for Emerging Executives

Statewide

11:34am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin And The Women’s Community Display Silhouettes in Wausau Raising Awareness of Victims’ Rights

Education

4:45pm
UW-Eau Claire. To host Toward One Wisconsin conference Oct. 12-13
2:15pm
UW-Madison. Ocean life helps produce clouds, but existing clouds keep new ones at bay
2:13pm
Marquette University. Institute for Women’s Leadership to host reproductive injustice conversation Oct. 14
12:11pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. UW Now Livestream: Understanding the labor shortage.
12:08pm
Speaker Vos. Congratulates Chancellor Blank on her new endeavors.
11:39am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Blank leadership kept UW-Madison strong in science, tech.
11:34am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway Statement on Chancellor Blank's Change of Position
10:51am
Alverno College. Cheryl Moore, Ph.D., Named Executive Director of the Alverno College Career Studio
10:50am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Statement on resignation of Chancellor Blank.
9:36am
UW System. Statements on Chancellor Blank's announcement.
9:35am
Northwestern University. Rebecca M. Blank named next president of Northwestern
9:05am
UW-Eau Claire To celebrate Free Speech Week with multiple events

Local

2:12pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Weishan. Celebrates contributions of Wisconsin tribes on Indigenous Peoples' Day.
10:49am
Mental Health Emergency Center Kevin Kluesner Named Administrator

Friday October 8, 2021

Legislative

3:01pm
Rep. Neubauer. Wisconsin environmental equity tool development announced.
11:52am
Cicero Institute. To fix rising crime, reform parole and probation.
11:48am
Wisconsin Waterfowl Association. Supports ethical and sustainable sandhill crane hunt in Wisconsin.
10:11am
Sen. Marklein Column: Promoting Sporting Freedom
9:21am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. Joins legislative leaders announcing bills to address Wisconsin's housing shortage.

3:45am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Michael Gableman, the GOP attorney reviewing Wisconsin's 2020 election, is backing off on the subpoenas to cities days after issuing them
3:44am
Chippewa Herald. Legislature hears testimony on controversial Republican abortion-related legislation
3:44am
La Crosse Tribune. Gableman reverses course on subpoenas, interviews for election investigation
3:41am
WXPR. WI Plan to Ban Certain Race Teachings Sees Backlash
3:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Election Investigator Cancels Mayors' Interviews
3:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Legislature to Take up Redistricting in November
3:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Republicans continue to push state abortion law changes, despite previous vetoes
3:35am
WQOW. GOP bill would allow positive COVID-19 test in place of vaccine proof
3:34am
Fox 11. Gableman: Voluntary compliance reached with 3 of 5 cities after issuing subpoenas
3:34am
CBS 58. Gableman puts election subpoenas on hold, cancels interviews with clerks and mayors

State Agencies

4:18pm
Badger Institute. Wisconsin taxpayers to benefit from tax withholding change
4:17pm
DNR. Virtual CWD Response Plan Review
Committee Meeting Oct. 11
12:33pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates, League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, Sierra Club, 350 Madison Wisconsin Environmental Groups Ask DNR to Require Enbridge Energy to Provide More Details on Proposed Line 5 Construction Plans
11:46am
DOJ. Jury Finds Milwaukee Man Guilty of Road Rage Shooting on I-94/43

3:34am
WTMJ. Wisconsin DHS relaunching program to increase access to COVID-19 testing

Economy/Business

3:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State, local officials stand by Foxconn, but many wonder what the company is doing in Wisconsin
3:42am
Spectrum News. Thousands of Wisconsin businesses received grants amid the pandemic, so how did they spend the money?

Statewide

11:47am
Focus on Energy. New Managing Director to Lead

Courts

1:51pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Despite Progress in Texas, Reproductive Freedom Remains Under Threat in Wisconsin

3:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal court partially pauses Wisconsin redistricting case but says it will decide election maps if needed
3:38am
Cap Times. Federal judges freeze Wisconsin redistricting lawsuit, will step in if needed
3:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Federal class action lawsuit filed for failing to protect Wisconsin kids from COVID-19

Education

12:33pm
UW-Eau Claire Multiple research projects help Blugold gain skills, direction as she looks to future
10:11am
UW-Stout Cabot executive program to feature president and CEO of Prevea Health
3:46am
UW-Madison. Stem cell project to create new model to study brain development and Down syndrome

3:41am
WSAW. DEEP BENCH: State Superintendent says mandated vaccines for eligible students is not ‘off the table’
3:38am
Marshfield News Herald. Tommy Thompson talks bridging political divide, future of UW System at UW-Oshkosh event
3:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System says COVID-19 pandemic has had $720M impact on state colleges

Local

4:16pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Public's help needed to solve triple homicide

3:38am
Janesville Gazettte. Rock County Board sets new district map that favors board incumbents
3:35am
WEAU. Local jails facing staffing shortages
3:33am
WCLO. Rock County Board approves second version of redrawn supervisory district maps

Congress

9:25am
Family Friendly Wisconsin. Organizations urge congressional delegation to support Wisconsin workers by passing Build Back Better plan.

3:43am
AP. Senate avoids US debt disaster, votes to delay borrowing

Thursday October 7, 2021

Governor

12:48pm
Gov. Evers, WEDC. Announce Custom Boat Manufacturer Relocating to Wisconsin
12:48pm
Gov. Evers. Announces Wisconsin Environmental Equity Tool to Assess Environmental and Public Health Needs Statewide

Legislative

1:39pm
Rep. Armstrong. Working to address housing shortage.
12:47pm
LFB. Individual income tax withholding table update: January 1, 2022.
12:46pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Wisconsin Republicans must stop playing political games with women's health.
12:29pm
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Wisconsin Section Memo regarding legislation to restrict access to women's health care.
12:26pm
Rep. Brooks. Champions workforce housing.
12:18pm
Rep. Dallman. Joins colleagues to push housing reform.
12:17pm
Rep. Summerfield. Leads push for housing reform.
12:17pm
Rep. Steineke. Joins push for housing reform.
9:03am
National Association of Social Workers. Testimony in opposition to Assembly Bill 413.
4:24am
Wisconsin Bankers Association Eighty-seven Banks Sign on to Letter and Testify in Opposition to Credit Union Expansion

4:21am
Marshfield News Herald. Former Supreme Court Justice Gableman, head of Republican review of Wisconsin election, says he does not understand how elections work
4:19am
Spectrum News. Democrats push to restore collective bargaining rights for public education workers in Wisconsin
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin's Largest Cities Targeted in 2020 Election Probe
4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans propose bills to allow hunting of sandhill cranes, concealed carry of guns without licenses
4:16am
Cap Times. Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway will testify in Wisconsin election review
4:14am
WISN. Mayor Barrett confident GOP election review will find no wrongdoing with city's with election process
4:13am
WKOW. GOP lawmakers introduce Constitutional Carry bill

State Agencies

3:19pm
DATCP Announces 2021 Wisconsin Cranberry Board Election Results
3:19pm
DMA Wisconsin Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit focuses on the importance of collaboration
2:33pm
DOR. Withholding tables revised for 2022.
2:10pm
DOA. Applications Open for $10 Million Tourism Capital  Grant Program
11:26am
AG Kaul, DPI. Announce Online Safety Course for Parents and Caregivers
10:35am
DOT Adds Rustic Roads to interactive maps

4:14am
WAOW. Residents frustrated over end of game farm license at Sandhill
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State regulators expect to spend more than $500K a year on bottled water for French Island residents due to PFAS

Economy/Business

2:12pm
New North. N.E. Wisconsin households, businesses asked to complete broadband survey.
10:09am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Time, money, cultural recognition are concerns for Milwaukee small business owners.
9:02am
WEC Energy Group Integrys Holding Commences Capped Tender Offer for 6.00% Junior Subordinated Notes due 2073
9:00am
Kegonsa Capital Partners. Tosoh Biosciences acquires Wisconsin start-up Semba Biosciences.

Coronavirus

2:22pm
DHS. To Increase COVID-19 Testing Capacity, Relaunches Community Testing Program

4:16am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. 'Much worse than what we saw last fall': As COVID-19 cases climb, Marshfield Clinic at maximum capacity

Environment/Outdoors

4:15am
Beloit Daily News. Rock County's drought woes continue

Statewide

2:11pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Announces Recipients of 2021 Bill Iwen Environmental Justice Award
1:35pm
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. ARPA revenue loss calculator result of towns/league partnership.
9:06am
Institute for Reforming Government. Senior Leadership John Gray, Madison Hartmann and Chandler Swansen Join IRG to Lead Expansion Efforts
9:04am
Dairyland Power Cooperative. Supports Gundersen Health's AngelEye Camera System.

Education

12:16pm
Marquette University. Marquette Business to host Sustainability 2.0 Conference, Oct. 11
10:35am
UW-La Crosse Campus toy drive for Afghan children a success
10:35am
UW-Stevens Point Drama "Red Velvet" puts hidden history in the spotlight
10:35am
UW-Stout Foundation scholarships support 436 students for 2021-22 academic year
9:02am
UW-Platteville ‘Game On’: UW-Platteville to welcome back in-person Homecoming celebrations
9:02am
UW-Platteville Solar releases second edition of book on police, community relations
9:02am
UW-Platteville Celebrates construction of Sesquicentennial Hall

4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Conservative group raises issue with UW-Madison over counseling services for students of color
4:18am
WSAW. Superintendent Underly: We want legislature to stop micromanaging us
4:14am
WTMJ. UW says complaint over counselors based on outdated info
4:13am
NBC 15. Flush with COVID-19 aid, schools steer funding to sports

Local

4:03pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Advances equity initiative at Wisconsin Counties Association conference.
9:05am
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. Applauds efforts to provide healthy food to individuals in county care, considers restart of farm.
9:02am
Public Health Madison & Dane County Public Health to Open Temporary Booster Vaccination Clinic

4:12am
WBAY. Appleton wheel tax falling short, could be replaced

Congress

4:56pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Joins Effort to Inspect Biden Administration’s Push to Pressure Concerned Parents Into Silence
1:59pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Democratic Senators Introduce Bill to Empower Fossil-Fuel Workers to Train, Find Jobs in Changing Energy Industry
1:35pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Reintroduces Bipartisan National Scenic Trails Parity Act
4:24am
U.S. Sen. Johnson Leads Colleagues in Pressing Biden Administration on their Failure to Make Early Treatment Options Available to the American People

4:20am
AP. Congress foresees short-term debt fix amid perilous standoff
4:18am
Spectrum News. Ed. Dept. overhauls loan forgiveness program for public workers

Wednesday October 6, 2021

Governor

4:15am
WSAW. Evers announces $75 million to invest in diverse businesses, COVID-19 relief

Assembly Floor Session

3:28pm
Rep. Dittrich. Reining in rogue agencies.

Legislative

3:33pm
Midwestern Legislative Conference. Rep. Jesse James completes regional leadership institute.
3:27pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Applauds Proposal to Give Teachers Freedom to Bargain Collectively
3:20pm
Sen. Stafsholt. Wisconsin legislators and Hunter Nation announce legislative package to defend the hunt, support anglers, and protect rights.
3:18pm
Sen. Felzkowski. Rural legislators release Sporting Freedom package.
12:19pm
Sen. Smith Column: Helping Students Reach their Dreams
11:15am
Sen. Larson, Rep. Shankland. Introduce the "Collective Bargaining for Public Education" Act. LRB-4495
4:18am
Sen. Stafsholt. Evers administration fails sportsmen and rural WI again.

1:55pm
Daily Reporter. Bill would waive rule in order to qualify more contractors for state projects
4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gableman tells Green Bay officials he plans to subpoena 5 Wisconsin mayors in election review
4:14am
WBAY. Gableman subpoenas Green Bay mayor, speaks at length about election investigation
4:11am
WISN. Barrett among 5 mayors to be subpoenaed in Wisconsin election review
4:09am
WCLO. Conley supports several bipartisan measures

State Agencies

3:26pm
Wisconsin Conservation Congress. Reiterates position in support for higher wolf quota.
3:18pm
DATCP. Announces 2021 Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Election Results
11:15am
Wisconsin National Guard. Wisconsin Guard member receives prestigious Richard Bong Award
11:13am
DHS. Continues Investment in Quality Health Care for Rural Areas
10:30am
AG Kaul. Warns Citizens of Dangerous Vigilante Activity
10:29am
PSC. And Governor Evers, Focus on Energy recognize Energy Efficiency Day.

4:15am
WQOW. DNR: Wisconsin’s air quality continues to improve over 20 years
4:13am
WISC. DWD Secretary-Designee tours training facility
4:11am
NBC 15. DHS hires director of new Office of Health Equity

Economy/Business

1:41pm
WMC. Finalists Announced in the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest
12:13pm
Cornerstone Business Services. Two companies join forces to become a leading national manufacturer of synthetic outdoor building products and furniture.

4:10am
WJFW. Wausau ginseng farmer hoping tariffs will end soon
4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Burned out and understaffed, veterinary clinics are struggling to catch up after pandemic challenges

Statewide

12:19pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System Flu vaccinations now available
10:32am
AARP Wisconsin. Sauk County ADRC proposal to deliver Christmas comfort gifts to Meals on Wheels clients wins AARP WI grant
10:31am
AARP Wisconsin. Proposal to send info about latest COVID-19 scams to senior network clients wins AARP Wisconsin grant

Education

4:49pm
Marquette University. Annual Marburg Lecture to be delivered Oct. 15
12:20pm
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Statement.
12:19pm
Marquette University To host New York Times reporters for Burleigh Lecture on racial injustice investigative reporting series, Oct. 14
12:19pm
UW-Eau Claire College of Business alumna honored for national leadership in STEM
12:19pm
UW-Stout Homecoming is back, with celebration week kicking off Monday, Oct. 11
12:19pm
UW-Stout Three Fellows announced by new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office
9:06am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty Warns UW-Madison: Mental Health Counselors Cannot Discriminate on Basis of Race

4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System tuition, program revenue balances up nearly $189M from 2020 levels
4:10am
WTMJ. Milwaukee school board proposes paying parents to drive their own kids to school

Local

4:48pm
Brown County Exec. Streckenbach. Brown County Child Support partners in parent education.
2:34pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. 16th Annual Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit Supports Fathers Navigating a Changing World
9:06am
Public Heath Madison & Dane County Don’t Delay Breast Cancer Screening

Congress

4:05pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Introduction of John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

4:14am
Fox 11. Wisconsin lawmakers weigh in on massive national spending bills
4:12am
WKOW. WI senators split on raising debt limit

Tuesday October 5, 2021

Governor

3:59am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Agropur announces $168 million expansion of cheese production capacity in Little Chute
3:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers announces $4.5M in state tax credits for new, automated cheese plant

Legislative

1:05pm
Sen. Agard. Testifies in favor of sexual assault kit bills.
9:58am
Various Elected Officials. Letter to the taxpayers of Wisconsin regarding election investigation.
9:26am
Sen. Felzkowski. DNR ignores Northwoods input, abandons democratic process.

3:51am
Cap Times. Madison election official subpoenaed in partisan Wisconsin election review

State Agencies

2:21pm
DATCP. Nomination Period Open for Wisconsin Corn Promotion Board
1:52pm
DNR. eDNA From Invasive Carp Identified In Milwaukee River
12:22pm
AG Kaul. Joins Bipartisan Coalition in Support of Congressional Hearings Addressing Youth Social Media Use
11:12am
DNR Seeks Public Comments On Green Tier Application For Phillips-Medisize, St. Croix Meadows Facility
11:12am
DHS Announces the Hire of the Director of the Office of Health Equity
9:26am
DNR Wisconsin Air Quality Report Shows Improvement
9:26am
Wisconsin National Guard Wisconsin Guard officer continues to build partnership with Nicaragua
4:20am
ETF. October: National Retirement Security Month

4:17am
WISC. Wisconsin Historical Society moves forward with big plans on the square
4:02am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Jurisdiction, human trafficking and drugs play roles in violence against Indigenous people, Wisconsin AG says
4:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In an unprecedented move of rejecting a Natural Resources Board decision, the DNR has announced a quota of 130 for the wolf hunt
3:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. Reversing policy board decision, DNR sets wolf hunt quota at 130
3:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR sets quota of 130 wolves for Wisconsin's fall wolf hunt
3:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin DNR Defies Board, Reduces Fall Wolf Quota

Economy/Business

11:12am
WEC Energy Group Joins effort to expand electric vehicle charging across the Midwest
4:21am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Stands with IATSE Film and Television Crews in the fight for a fair contract with AMPTP.

4:18am
WAOW. Grocery store prices increasing due to labor shortage
4:16am
WEAU. Eviction filings are increasing in Wisconsin since moratorium ended
3:55am
Spectrum News. Impending vaccine mandate could put smaller employers in tough spot

Coronavirus

4:18am
WKOW. DHS announces COVID-19 close contact notification

Statewide

4:19am
WJFW. National nursing shortage felt in the Northwoods
4:03am
Racine Journal Times. Homicide clearance rate in Wisconsin ranks near top in nation, and Racine County outranks state average
3:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fake pain pills containing fentanyl lead to 'a staggering number of potentially lethal overdoses'

Education

3:23pm
Marquette University. Physical therapy professor receives $1.9 million NIH High-Risk, High-Reward Research grant
2:20pm
UW-Stout. Reflections on hope: Two staff members published in book on perseverance in a pandemic
1:53pm
UW-Eau Claire. Homecoming 2021, Oct. 10-17: A great week to be a Blugold
1:53pm
UW-Eau Claire. Five to receive UW-Eau Claire alumni awards
11:12am
Marquette University Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty president to go “On the Issues,” Oct. 7
9:26am
UW-Madison Algae blooms a problem but not a trend, study finds
9:26am
UW-Stout Animation students help make a ‘Star Wars’ wish come true

3:58am
AP. Garland says authorities will target school board threats
3:53am
Fox 6. FAFSA application drop during COVID 'very troubling,' officials say

Local

4:48pm
Central Racine County Health Dept., Racine Public Health. AMI Clinic and City Public Health Department Begin Providing Boosters This Week Central Racine County Health Department to Offer Boosters Next Week
11:17am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Releases 2022 Executive Operating Budget
9:32am
League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County. Urges Milwaukee FPC reforms, community safety plan.

4:16am
WKBT. Town of Campbell drinking water advisory remains in effect
4:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'It breaks my heart': Barrett says Milwaukee needs help from state to curb gun violence that resulted in child's death
3:56am
WSAW. Recycling services in Stevens Point will cost the municipality $55K in 2022

Congress

4:05pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Bipartisan Hmong New Year Resolution
12:23pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Visits Del Rio, Texas to See Border Crisis First Hand
9:26am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Johnson Reintroduce Legislation to Rename New Richmond Post Office for World War II Veterans

4:17am
Fox 11. National school board group cites Oshkosh disruption in asking for federal protection

Monday October 4, 2021

Governor

4:08am
AP. States and cities slow to spend federal pandemic money

Legislative

1:53pm
Rep. Horlacher. Protects natural immunity. LRB-4685
1:09pm
DNR. Wisconsin DNR Announces November 2021
Wolf Harvest Quota
12:53pm
Rep. Steineke. Hails Agropur Dairy expansion.
11:18am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters Conservation Notices of the Week

4:12am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats introduce proposal to ban bump stocks
4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Election officials across Wisconsin receive subpoenas in GOP 2020 election probe

State Agencies

2:24pm
DWD. Expands Resources for Employers to Support Employees Working to Overcome Substance Use Disorder
1:52pm
PSC.  Accepting applications for Wisconsin's Refueling Readiness Grant Program.
1:18pm
DOT. DMV releases two new license plates
12:52pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Pulvermacher promoted to brigadier genera
11:38am
OCI. Administrative Actions September 2021
11:18am
Wisconsin Lottery Small Town, Big Win
9:21am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. People's Maps Commission Release Draft State Legislative and Congressional District Maps
9:20am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Muscoda.
9:18am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Wisconsin's new history museum to open in 2026.

Economy/Business

4:22am
A Better Mount Pleasant. Four years of Foxconn.

4:14am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin’s Q2 economic growth ranks 31st in U.S.
4:11am
NBC 26. Some wonder if Racine County even had a chance after losing Foxconn's electric car plant
4:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Eateries Recovering, but Not to Pre-Virus Levels

Coronavirus

3:01pm
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. COVID-19 alert text updated phone number.
1:01pm
DHS. Announces New Electronic Communications to Notify COVID-19 Close Contacts
11:11am
Madison & Dane County Public Health. Public Health Extends Face Covering Emergency Order

4:17am
Eau Claire Leader-Telgram. September had most COVID-19 fatalities in western WI since January
4:10am
WQOW. DHS: More than 8,000 total COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin

Education

4:30pm
UW-Eau Claire. Research helps Blugold discover how computer science, health care intersect
3:42pm
UW-Stevens Point. Offers Junior Scientist program
3:35pm
UW-Stevens Point. Schmeeckle Reserve to offer fall outdoor programs
3:34pm
Marquette University. Marquette hires Laiya Thomas as new director of Educational Opportunity Program
1:16pm
DPI. Active citizenship is what we need
1:16pm
UW System. Regents announce University Staff Excellence Awards for 2021.
11:18am
UW-Platteville Pioneers Day of Giving funds communication boards, impacts multiple communities
11:18am
UW-Stout Environmental science senior learns about sustainable farming at local fishery.
9:20am
UW-Eau Claire. UW-Eau Claire – Barron County to host programs honoring Indigenous people Oct. 14

4:12am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: DPI secretary says politics needs to be taken out of school mask debates

Local

4:33pm
Milwaukee County Independent Redistricting Committee. Urges public to attend Wednesday night hearing.
3:42pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Calls for action following the death of Ta'Niyla Parker.
1:17pm
City of Madison. Jeffrey Clay Erlanger Civility in Public Discourse Award.
11:21am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission Must Prioritize Organizational Change and Internal Accountability To Achieve Unbiased and Constitutional Policing
9:19am
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Applauds end of Department of Children and Families consent decree.
4:21am
All Aboard Wisconsin! Superior Mayor Paine honored by rail advocates.
4:20am
Milwaukee County Sup. Staskunas. Board of Supervisors rejects first draft of new supervisory district maps.
4:18am
Brown County Exec. Streckenbach. Releases 2022 budget proposal.

4:11am
Fox 11. Outagamie County giving vaccinated employees more paid time off if they get COVID-19

Friday October 1, 2021

Governor

2:49pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Applauds the Release of the People’s Maps; Encourages Legislature to Enact Them Into Law
1:55pm
People's Maps Commission. Draft Assembly, Senate, Congressional maps.
4:14am
Fair Elections Project. Statement on People's Maps Commission draft maps.
4:13am
All On The Line Applauds Release of People’s Maps Commission State Legislative and Congressional Maps

4:03am
WSAW. Governor Tony Evers to ‘strengthen’ ginseng partnership with Taiwan
3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans Would Have Less Of An Advantage In The Legislature Under Commission's Proposed Map
3:55am
La Crosse Tribune. Tony Evers' commission designs political maps that would improve Democratic margins but retain GOP majorities

Legislative

2:46pm
Sen. Agard. Introduces legislation to ban bump stocks.
12:01pm
Speaker Vos. Signs subpoenas on behalf of Justice Gableman's investigation.
11:26am
Rep. Brandtjen. Supports election investigations.
11:22am
Rep. Hebl. People's Maps Commission releases preliminary non-partisan district lines.
11:13am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Senate session recap.

2:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans issue subpoenas to Milwaukee and Green Bay as partisan election review heats up
1:16pm
WISC. State legislators discuss raising minimum age to buy tobacco
11:23am
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on Republican subpoenas.

State Agencies

2:49pm
DOJ. Verona Man Charged with Alleged Sexual Assault After Backlogged Kit is Tested
2:04pm
DNR. To Host ‘Protecting The People – Safe Drinking Water For All’ Webinar Oct. 12
1:36pm
DFI. Gov. Evers proclaims FAFSA filing month in Wisconsin.
1:17pm
DNR. Change Of Venue For Sandhill Wildlife Area Wildlife Management Changes Informational Meeting Oct. 6
11:20am
DATCP Keep Your Kids Safe Newsletter October 2021
11:20am
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Kendall Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
11:15am
DNR. Waushara County Shooting Range Reopens
11:14am
DHS. Encourages Flu Vaccination: Protect Yourself and Those Around You
11:13am
AG Kaul. Announces $86,000 Agreement with Jon-De Capital, Inc. for Violations of Wisconsin's Wastewater Laws
9:15am
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Augusta Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
9:11am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Site secured for new Wisconsin History Museum on Capitol Square.
4:13am
ETF Latest Investment Performance

Economy/Business

11:20am
WMC Wisconsin to Celebrate October as Manufacturing Month

3:59am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn picks Ohio plant over Wisconsin for initial electric vehicle production
3:57am
Fox 11. Schneider says supply chain issue is causing 'a lot of chaos'
3:57am
NBC 15. Wis. restaurants don’t expect business to return to normal for awhile, survey finds
3:56am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn may be purchasing an electric vehicle factory in Ohio as Mount Pleasant plans sit in limbo
3:54am
WTMJ. Foxconn to buy Ohio plant to make electric vehicles, future for Wisconsin facility uncertain

Environment/Outdoors

4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. For The First Time, Toxins Found In Blue-Green Algae Bloom In Inlet Of Lake Superior

Statewide

3:17pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Calumet County Board Chair Alice Connors and Eau Claire County First Vice Chair Colleen Bates Named as 2021 WCA “Friend in County Government”
9:53am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Farmers Union lifts up family farmers' voices during fly-in.

3:58am
WEAU. Historic increase in food stamp benefits starts in October
3:54am
WAOW. Report finds Wisconsin in top ten of most DUI's

Courts

3:12pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. (Revised) Calendar and case synopses October 2021.

Education

3:46pm
UW-Eau Claire. ‘Thursdays at the U’ to focus on ways to build a sustainable economy
1:56pm
UW-Eau Claire. Biology grad earns a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship
11:21am
UW-River Falls. Has new partner, location for its Experience Scotland study abroad program.
11:20am
UW-Eau Claire Second 'Racing Toward Justice' event set for Oct. 11: Stephanie Autumn
11:12am
UW-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty. Named National Research Center on Poverty and Economic Mobility
9:15am
ACLU of Wisconsin And Cultivative Coalition Appeal Chippewa Falls Schools’ Self-Serving Discrimination Investigation
9:15am
UW-Stout Pandemic and Ethics Leadership Speaker Series offers free, virtual events

4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Federal Financial Aid Applications From High School Students Drop Significantly During Pandemic
4:01am
Beloit Daily News. Youth struggle as families scrambling to find place to live

Local

2:03pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Introduces 2022 Budget:“ Meeting the Challenge”
11:10am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Announces 2022 recommended budget.

4:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Health Department Says Reinstating Mask Ordinance Won't Slow Pandemic
3:54am
CBS 58. Milwaukee alderwoman considers going around health department to issue mask mandate
3:53am
WCLO. Rock County Board wants redrawn district maps to protect incumbents

Congress

1:18pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Statement on Continuing Resolution
4:13am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps Unveil New Captured Courts Report on Texas Assault on Reproductive Rights
4:13am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Colleagues in Reintroducing Bipartisan Bill to Seek Healing for Stolen Native Children and Their Communities
4:13am
U.S. Sen. Johnson Votes No on Raising the Debt Limit

4:03am
U.S. News & World Report. Sen. Ron Johnson Paid Little in Income Taxes in 2017
4:02am
AP. Biden signs bill to avert partial government shutdown
4:02am
AP. School board group asks US for help policing threats
3:58am
The Hill. No deal: House delays infrastructure vote

 

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