Thursday November 30, 2017 - Updated 5:10pm

Governor

5:10pm
Sen. Taylor. Four bills become law.
5:00pm
Rep. Kitchens. Montessori Teaching License bill signed into law.
4:59pm
Rep. Considine. Attends bill signings.
4:55pm
Gov. Walker. Signs 36 bills into law.
3:44pm
Rep. Rob Brooks. Ozaukee County Fairgrounds liquor license bill signed into law.
3:06pm
Rep. Allen. Bills aimed at consumer protection signed by Gov. Walker.
3:05pm
Sen. Craig. Governor Walker signs Craig bills into law.
2:44pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Richard Radcliffe as Monroe County judge.
2:43pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Industrial hemp bill signed by Governor Walker.
2:36pm
AG Schimel. Applauds Gov. Walker for signing NPLEx bill and thanks lawmakers.
2:31pm
Sen. Testin, Rep. Kremer. Return hemp cultivation to Wisconsin.
2:24pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Wisconsin's Workforce Agenda: Men and Women at Work.
2:22pm
WBA. Statement on Gov. Waker signing the Wisconsin financial literacy bill.
1:43pm
Gov. Walker. Proclaims "Wisconsin Badgers Wear Red Day" tomorrow in support of Wisconsin Badgers.
5:26am
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for register of deeds of Wood County.

2:34pm
WBAY. Walker to sign bill legalizing hemp farming in Wisconsin.
10:34am
WHBY. Walker wants ads to attract workers, Nelson responds.
4:45am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker seeks federal disaster aid for Rusk, Sawyer counties.

Legislative

4:56pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Distpatcher assisted CPR bill receives public hearing.
4:06pm
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance. Litigation reform effort picks up steam.
2:32pm
Rep. Subeck. Recent sexual assault report prompts proposal to allow licensing of Transportation Network Company drivers. LRB-0964.
2:23pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Named to tax review committee.
1:37pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. What they're saying: Marsy's Law will make a difference for victims.
1:34pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. WMC behind Republican bill to repeal state air pollution rules.
1:33pm
AG Schimel. Supports common sense litigation reforms.
12:37pm
WMC. Applauds the circulation of significant civil justice reforms. 
12:28pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Letter to DVA Sec. Zimmerman regarding FTE position request.
11:17am
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council. Reform bill would lower debilitating litigation costs for Wisconsin businesses and government.
11:13am
Rep. Taylor. Rep. Bernier continues her crusade to shut up Democrats.
11:09am
Sen. Miller. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Dark Stores Dark Intentions.
9:33am
LAB. Report 17-19: Petroleum Inspection Fee Revenue Obligations Program. Briefing sheet.
9:28am
Wisconsin Businesses for Equality. Launches to support transgender equality legislation.
5:30am
Wisconsin Family Ties. School safety cannot be built on arrest and suspension.
5:29am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Confusing health coverage dominates Thanksgiving conversations.

2:38pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee-area businesses form coalition to lobby for transgender rights.
2:05pm
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin hopes to address attorney shortage in rural areas.
2:02pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin GOP proposes shortening statute of limitations.
9:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. With legalization, Wisconsin could become 'America's Hempland.'
9:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Advocates for sexual harassment victims pan Wisconsin lawmakers' plan to keep incident reports secret.
9:32am
WSAW. State representative proposes repurposing Lincoln Hills as adult treatment center.
5:41am
Cap Times. Assembly task force aims to support foster children, families with 13 proposals.
5:12am
WISC. Bill to allow emergency responders to render aid to pets sees support at the capitol.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democratic lawmaker pitches plan to address prison overcrowding, Lincoln Hills. WQOW.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate leaders: Sexual harassment records should be kept private.
4:42am
Daily Cardinal. Lawmakers support withholding sexual harassment data despite concerns from experts.

State Agencies

4:38pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Walker appointment a brazen political maneuver.
3:47pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Muscoda.
3:07pm
SWIB. Rick Smirl appointed executive director.
3:05pm
DMA. Green Bay Packers visit Challenge Academy cadets.
3:04pm
WEDC. 21 businesses named finalists for 2017 Marketplace Governor's Awards.
1:45pm
DSPS. Meetings week of Dec. 4.
1:44pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
12:32pm
DSPS. Testifies before U.S. Senate Health Committee on the Wisconsin Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. 
12:31pm
DPI. Schools improving nutrition through Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.
9:22am
AG Schimel. & U.S. Attorneys host statewide conference on human trafficking.

1:57pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DNR's new legal counsel comes from conservative advocacy group WILL.

Economy/Business

2:12pm
Wisconsin State Journal.UW Health to cut $80 million from budget.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ad blitz to UW grads in Chicago: Come back to Wisconsin.
4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Firm backing Foxconn payments to Mount Pleasant, Racine County has $1 billion net worth.
4:47am
Reuters. Wisconsin county's credit rating cut over Foxconn financial aid.
4:46am
Racine Journal Times. Joint Review Board OKs Foxconn deal; next step is deal signing. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Environment/Outdoors

5:11am
WQOW. Wisconsin businesses feeling the effects of online deer registration.

Statewide

12:33pm
Cooperative Network. Weber appointed Interim President & CEO.

9:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Impact of childhood trauma reaches rural Wisconsin.

Courts

9:24am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Estate of Stanley G. Miller v. Diane Storey.

5:01am
WISC. Evers asks Wisconsin Supreme Court for his own attorney.

Education

3:49pm
UW-Madison. Retains 6th place in national research ranking.
3:48pm
UW-Stout. Presence strong at first Madison game conference.
1:51pm
UW-Platteville. Homecoming Hustle leads endowed scholarship.
12:33pm
UW-Stout. McNair Scholars Program receives $1.16 million for five years.
11:11am
UW-River Falls. New holiday gift offerings available at Falcon Foods.

5:14am
WJFW. UW System merger makes two-year schools branch campuses of four-year schools.
4:59am
Badger Herald. Student panel largely divided along partisan lines in its attitudes toward Board of Regents policy.

Local

11:14am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Summary of saturation patrols for speed enforcement.

5:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S. DOJ continues fight on urban crime, Milwaukee Police chief says.
5:13am
CBS 58. Milwaukee County officials hope to open juvenile rehabilitation center on Milwaukee's north side.
5:11am
Fox 11. Green Bay committee delays discussion on latest wheel tax proposal.
4:56am
WTMJ. Wauwatosa flood fix could remove up to 122 area homes.
4:44am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Manitowoc County residents mixed on 0.5% sales tax.
4:43am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Oshkosh shelves petition to cut pot fines despite advocates meeting signature goal.

Congress

3:14pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Renews push to hold companies accountable for notifying consumers of data breaches.
2:29pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. New GAO report shows school voucher programs failing to provide students with equitable opportunities.
12:26pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Proposes amendments to Republican tax bill.
11:08am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Video - State Director on why tax reform matters to Wisconsin and why Senator Tammy Baldwin should vote yes.
5:27am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. "They don't understand how burdensome a new regulation could be."

5:02am
Bloomberg. Here's where the GOP tax plan stands right now.
5:00am
CNBC. GOP group assembly debt ceiling wish list - for 2018.
5:00am
Politico. GOP looks to jam Democrats in shutdown fight.
4:58am
Daily Cardinal. Senate may place tax on Badger apparel, threatening scholarship funding.
4:54am
Daily Cardinal. Costs for Wisconsin children's insurance could rise if national program ends.
4:41am
Reuters. Senate takes step toward passage of tax bill, vote likely this week.
4:41am
Bloomberg. Get ready for concealed guns in all 50 states.

Politics

4:58pm
Flynn for Governor. Releases proposal to fix student loan crisis.
4:05pm
Wachs for Governor. Reacts to appointment of "political hack" to the Department of Natural Resources.
12:36pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker campaign chair helped fund Project Veritas sleaze.
9:36am
Liegeois for 8th Congress. Congress' culture of corruption.

2:40pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin politicians grapple with questionable donations.
4:42am
Beloit Daily News. Democrats call for Nicholson to reject mega-donor.

Wednesday November 29, 2017

Governor

4:23pm
WMC. Gov. Walker's talent attraction proposal exactly what employers have been asking for.
4:22pm
Gov. Walker. Attends ribbon cutting for Industries for the Blind in Menomonee Falls.
2:47pm
Gov. Walker. Requests agricultural disaster aid for Rusk, Sawyer County farms.
2:10pm
Sen. Hansen. Real incentives, not gimmicks will keep and attract young workers to Wisconsin.
12:48pm
Gov. Walker. Men and women at work: Announces Workforce Agenda at Future Wisconsin Summit.
12:01pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker approves Koch bills to loosen licensing.
11:05am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker's choice: Taxpayer-funded ads over solutions.

11:12am
AP. Walker announces national ad campaign to attract workers. Wisconsin State Journal.
7:56am
Governing. Why the GOP plan to cut the historic preservation tax won't be easy.

Budget

11:06am
LFB. Comparative summary of provisions 2017 Act 59 - 2017-19 state budget.

Legislative

4:53pm
Rep. Bernier. Addresses committee member's outburst.
2:31pm
Rep. Goyke. Briefs Wisconsin Legislature on crises in corrections and legislative solutions.  Report.
12:38pm
Rep. Rohrkaste, Sen. Feyen. Support talent attraction legislation.
12:06pm
Rep. Considine. Bipartisan animal first aid bill receives public hearing.
12:05pm
Outagamie County Exec. Nelson. Outagamie officials demand action on dark stores. Letter.
9:23am
Sen. Shilling. Working families on losing end of GOP tax scam.

8:37am
Shepherd Express. Evan Goyke: The high cost of overcrowded prisons.
7:50am
Cap Times. Inside man: How lobbyists like Eric J. Petersen work the Capitol, and what is changing.
4:40am
Wisconsin Radio Network. New lifetime teaching license proving problematic.
4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers unveil 13 proposed bills to support state foster care system.
4:35am
Wausau Daily Herald. Legislation aims to support foster care system amid opioid crisis.
4:32am
Cap Times. Victims' rights group endorses Wisconsin Assembly policy on not releasing sexual harassment details.
4:28am
WSAU. Rep. Shankland's community paramedic bill signed by Gov. Walker.

State Agencies

4:24pm
DNR. Yunker Industries, Inc. participates in state and national environmental programs.
3:25pm
AG Schimel. Leads coalition supporting state laws that ban abortion based on disability, gender, or race.
2:33pm
DNR. December and January hold additional opportunities for deer hunters.
1:27pm
DWD. Congratulates businesses and individuals recognized with Wisconsin job honor awards.
9:58am
DATCP. Harsdorf encourages farmers to complete ag census.

4:43am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. CAFO permit hearing brings out anger, worries.

Economy/Business

2:55pm
M-WERC. Co-founder of WERCBench Labs team Switched Source named to Forbes 30 under 30 list of innovators.
9:56am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest open for entries through Jan. 31, 2018.
5:14am
Racine County, Village of Mount Pleasant, RCEDC. Local development agreement approved with Foxconn bringing $10 billion in new investment, thousands of jobs.

1:36pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn exec seeks patience from potential Wisconsin suppliers.
4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Racine County Board unanimously approves Foxconn deal.
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. We Energies' coal-fired power plant in Pleasant Prairie to be shut down in 2018.
4:33am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County Board approves Foxconn development agreement.

Environment/Outdoors

4:41am
Janesville Gazette. Agency says U.S., Canada fall short on protecting Great Lakes.
4:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin gun deer harvest dips to near 35-year low.
4:29am
WSAW. Wisconsin DNR sold 10 hunting licenses to infants.

Statewide

12:01pm
Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association. Janesville earns Asphalt Innovation Award.
12:00pm
Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association. Marathon County earns Asphalt Innovation Award.
11:59am
Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association. WisDOT NE Region earns State Asphalt Award.

4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Community health clinics make contingency budget plans.

Courts

1:34pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Two-thirds of Wisconsin counties have now sued opioid-makers in federal court.
4:42am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Manitowoc County joins opioid painkillers lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies.
4:39am
Milwaukee Biz Times. County settling lawsuit prompted by Pokemon Go ordinance.
4:39am
U.S. News & World Report. More Wisconsin counties file lawsuits against drug makers.

Education

2:32pm
UW-Stout. Alumna receives award for achievements in, out of classroom.
12:54pm
UW-Stout. Air Force Academy sexual violence expert to speak Dec. 4.
11:57am
UW-Madison. 'Magnetoelectric' material shows promise as memory for electronics.

4:36am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo School Board questions state report cards.

Local

12:07pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Deputy saves suicidal man on Hoan Bridge.

4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee police chief to Congress: Invest in home visits for at-risk mothers and improve public safety.
4:33am
Daily Reporter. Milwaukee officials approve agreement to sell water to Waukesha.

Congress

4:44pm
Voces de la Frontera. Wisconsin Congressman Pocan won't vote for spending bill without the Dream Act.
11:08am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introduces bipartisan bill to begin planning for the future of work.
11:04am
U.S. Sen. Johnsoon. Statement on current tax reform proposals.

11:03am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Sen. Baldwin: Tax reform must put Wisconsin families first.
5:05am
New York Times. Senator calls for investigation of TripAdvisor over its posting policy.
4:44am
Bloomberg. Trump's clash with Democrats raises risk of government shutdown.
4:31am
Washington Post. No feeling of party loyalty for Johnson, a key Senate holdout for the GOP tax bill.
4:30am
USA Today. Deal-making moves Senate Republicans closer to passage of tax reform deal.

Politics

4:06pm
Koehler for 58th Assembly. Applauds foster care reforms.
2:09pm
Wachs for Governor. Calls on Congress to stop playing games with health insurance for children.
2:07pm
DPW. Democrats call on Nicholson to cut ties with Roy Moore funder, return money.
1:38pm
RPW. ICYMI: More bad news for Randy Bryce.
12:49pm
Wachs for Governor. Calls out Gov. Walker's request to spend millions more, attract out-of-state workers for Foxconn.
9:57am
One Wisconsin Now. Pedophile patron also props up Gov. Scott Walker's political machine.
7:53am
McCabe for Governor. Don't create internet Apartheid, McCabe tells FCC.

7:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Constituents more polarized over Paul Ryan than ever, reflecting Trump effect in Wisconsin.

Local Politics

11:56am
Brauer for Sheboygan County Board District 10. Announces candidacy.

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Governor

3:23pm
Rep. Rodriguez. Bill becomes law designating Grobschmidt Memorial Bridge.
1:49pm
Gov. Walker. Signs bill into law designating Richard A. Grobschmidt Memorial Bridge in Milwaukee.
12:55pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker signs bill to stack constitutional convention.
11:31am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker signs lax land-use bill backed by big boys.

4:34am
WEAU. EMS, paramedic care at home under new law.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker signs 19 bills, including constitutional convention bill.
4:23am
Badger Herald. Walker signs new council aimed at combating homelessness into law.

Legislative

4:39pm
Rep. Ballweg. Introduces legislation as part of the Speaker's Task Force on Foster Care's Foster Forward package.
3:39pm
Sen. Bewley, Rep. Goyke. Tax "reform" puts WI housing & jobs in direct peril.
1:18pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Assembly bill runs afoul of federal court decision protecting early voting.
1:16pm
WAFCA. Affirms prevention focus in task force recommendations.
12:53pm
Rep. Steineke. Task Force on Foster Care finds legislative solutions.
11:37am
Rep. Subeck. Proposes grants to support foster families. LRB-4929.
11:34am
Reps. Snyder, Doyle. Speaker's Task Force on Foster Care unveils legislative package, Foster Forward.
10:55am
Speaker Vos.  Statement on Foster Forward legislative package.
10:46am
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. Walker seeks federal approval to limit health coverage and continue cost-shift.
9:16am
Heal Without Harm Coalition. National efforts to promote ethical research pose stark contrast to Wisconsin inaction.
9:05am
LAB. Report 17-18: Read to Lead Development Fund. Briefing Sheet.

1:13pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Audit: Funding for Scott Walker's Read to Lead program depleted.
1:08pm
Beloit Daily News. Legislative task force proposes foster care legislation.
1:06pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly lawmakers won't release sexual harassment records.
1:01pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Legislature's sexual harassment investigations won't be released to the Wisconsin public.
4:49am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Lawmaker hopes to keep some juveniles from being charged as adults.
4:36am
Beloit Daily News. Walker administration, Assembly speaker highlight harassment. Cap Times.
4:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Speaker calls meeting with staff to address sexual harassment policies.
4:29am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Proposed legislation would legalize 'ballot selfies' in Wisconsin.

State Agencies

3:17pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:50pm
Evers for Governor. Refuses Walker's political ploy - stands up for Wisconsin kids amidst growing constitutional crisis.
11:02am
DPI Supt. Evers. Letter to AG Schimel terminating representation.

1:46pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Superintendent Tony Evers 'fires' DOJ lawyer, Brad Schimel says he won't step aside.
1:10pm
Fox 6. Schimel won't step aside as Evers wants.
1:09pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin school chief Tony Evers says inability to defend himself in court creates 'constitutional crisis.'
1:04pm
Badger Herald. Report finds Wisconsin incarceration rates surpass all neighboring states.
11:04am
AP. Evers tells Schimel he's dropping DOJ attorneys in lawsuit.
4:31am
Sheboygan Press. Lincoln Hills teen inmates stole manager's phone and used it to contact girls, go on Facebook Live and take selfies, sources say.

Economy/Business

3:40pm
Clean Wisconsin. Applauds clean energy transition by WE Energies & WPS.
4:55am
Mount Pleasant Village President DeGroot. Statement on Foxconn development agreement.

3:55pm
Kenosha News. We Energies to close Pleasant Prairie plant in 2018.
2:41pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn to submit site plans by Friday following Mount Pleasant approvals.
4:32am
Milwaukee Biz Times. J.W. Speaker to add 132 jobs in planned expansion.
4:31am
Fox 11. City & economic leaders talk Oshkosh Corporation decision. Oshkosh Northwestern.
4:28am
Racine Journal Times. Mount Pleasant OKs deal with Foxconn.

Environment/Outdoors

4:27am
U.S. News & World Report. 7 accidents during Wisconsin gun deer hunt, no fatalities.

Statewide

8:58am
PDPW. Save the date for the 2018 Business Conference - Mar. 14-15, 2018.

4:26am
WISC. Wisconsin ranks second in fall-related deaths in the U.S. 

Courts

8:50am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Tiffany T. Luther.
8:49am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Sergio Magana.

4:47am
La Crosse Tribune. For most cases, and earlier than planned, state courts have gone paperless.

Education

2:44pm
UW-Stout. Alumna's discovery leads to award-winning typeface, book.
2:37pm
UW-Rock County. Presents 46th annual holiday concert "At Least..."
1:17pm
DPI. AmeriCorps Farm to School grant to boost nutrition, local economies.
9:03am
UW-Platteville. Philosophy students connect Eastern religiions to their lives.
9:01am
UW-Platteville. Larson discusses fire history research on WITP Radio.
9:00am
UW-Platteville. Art students to display best works in exhibition.

1:00pm
Badger Herald. UW System faculty members, alumni feel voiceless in UW System decisions.

Local

2:38pm
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Move at former Northride site sets the table for future projects.

Congress

4:25pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Looks for answers on opioid epidemic.
12:52pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Calls for Senate passage of his provision to ease burden of flood insurance costs.
4:54am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Calls for transparency in sexual harassment settlements.

1:05pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin could lose $115 million if Congress doesn't renew children's health program.
4:51am
Daily Cardinal. Wisconsin senators differ on controversial Net Neutrality repeal.
4:46am
Janesville Gazette. Senators complain about slow pace of Asian carp study.
4:36am
U.S. News & World Report. House panel to weigh bill expanding gun rights.
4:26am
Yahoo News. Senators consider automatic tax hikes if revenue falls short.
4:25am
Fox 6. U.S. Rep. Moore, Mayor Barrett 'concerned' about Obamacare deadline despite faster pace of enrollment.
4:24am
Reuters. Republican Sen. Johnson may vote against tax bill in committee.

Federal Agencies

4:33am
NBC 26. VA failed to report potentially dangerous doctors, GAO finds.

Politics

3:22pm
Toft for 3rd Congress. Recommends change to Senate tax reform legislation. Letter to Sens. Baldwin, Johnson.
3:20pm
One Wisconsin Now. Calls on Gov. Scott Walker and fellow conservative politicians to give back donations from Roy Moore's $100,000 supporter Richard Uihlein.
2:43pm
DPW. Statement on Donald Trump's insult to Native Americans.
1:43pm
Flynn for Governor. Statement on Trump/Ryan tax plan.
12:54pm
Kaul for Attorney General. "Free to repeat? Crime lab backup blamed for delayed trials."
10:47am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Announces additions to growing campaign team.
4:59am
DPW. Kevin Nicholson's top banker bankrolling Roy Moore.
4:57am
Legal Marijuana Now. Endorsement of Dennis D. Degenhardt in Assembly District 58 special election.

1:47pm
WDIO. Sports announcer to run for Wisconsin Secretary of State.
9:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Paul Ryan challenger Bryce pays off debt 15 years late.
4:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 6 candidates running in 10th state Senate District special election.
4:24am
Cap Times. Scott Walker to address conservative students at Turning Point USA conference.

Local Politics

10:44am
Buckingham for Dane County Supervisor District 24. Announces candidacy.

Monday November 27, 2017

Governor

4:42pm
Rep. Kitchens, Sen. Cowles. Clean Water Access Bill signed into law.
4:38pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights workforce development & broadband expansion initiatives at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College.
3:43pm
Badger Institute. Occupational licensing reforms become law.
12:58pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Applauds passage of licensing reform bills.
12:48pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Tusler. Bill to improve water infrastructure in state parks signed into law.
12:47pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Jacque. Brownfields reform bill signed into law.
12:25pm
Gov. Walker. Signs 19 bills into law.
12:20pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds Governor Walker for cutting red tape for cosmetologists and barbers.
11:37am
Rep. Steineke. Assembly Republican homeless initiatives now law.
11:33am
Reps. Loudenbeck, Shankland; Sen. Moulton. Community EMS bill signed into law.
11:21am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises Walker for signing Homeowners Bill of Rights into law.

2:13pm
WTMJ. Walker signs constitutional convention appointment bill.
12:51pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker signs bill creating council to tackle homelessness.
12:51pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs bill to expand property rights.
11:59am
Beloit Daily News. Walker signs bill inspired by cabin-owners' court fight.
4:27am
Fox 11. Gov. Scott Walker, First Lady Tonette Walker host Christmas tree lighting at Executive Residence.

Legislative

4:40pm
Rep. Anderson. Governor Walker needs to relegate white supremacist voices, not elevate them.
4:39pm
Rep. Nygren. Milwaukee County receives $2.6 million to fight opioid crisis.
2:32pm
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Thursday.

9:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New proposal would make redistricting a piece of cake.
7:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers consider tougher penalties for illegal gun buying in Wisconsin.
7:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Future of Wisconsin youth prison unclear.
5:28am
Cap Times. Bill would make it easier for UW researchers to fund, commercialize discoveries. Daily Cardinal.
4:59am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Legislation would help pay for private well testing.
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Democrats who tour Lincoln Hills say more guards are needed.
4:45am
Lodi Enterprise. Lodi School District reacts to Governor revenue ceiling veto, signs proclamation.
4:37am
Fox 11. Wisconsin may allow first responders to aid pets.
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers, experts eye Missouri as model for juvenile justice changes.
4:28am
Wisconsin State Journal.  Direct primary care would get boost in Wisconsin under proposed bill.

State Agencies

5:18am
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Nov. 27-Dec. 3.
5:17am
DMA. Soldiers, Airmen return from hurricane relief missions.

7:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNR discounts hazardous fine particles, so neighbors set up pollution monitors.
5:01am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin health officials look at preventing elderly falls.
4:48am
Cap Times. Deer carcasses litter Wisconsin highways as responsibility for cleanup shifts from DNR to DOT.
4:37am
Appleton Post-Crescent. DNR: Mentored hunting licenses sales up after opening weekend.

Economy/Business

12:50pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Local vote on multi-billion dollar Wisconsin Foxconn project could come as soon as Monday.
5:02am
Beloit Daily News. Big drop in Beloit jobless statistics.
4:59am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Metro Milwaukee lags behind state in job, labor force growth.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Study: Wisconsin lost 13,000 'good jobs' for non-college grads since 1991.
4:46am
Cap Times. Private-sector jobs in Wisconsin hit record high for second month in a row, October preliminary estimates show.
4:35am
Kenosha News. Kenosha County unemployment drops to 16-year low.
4:30am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Home sales down in Appleton, Green Bay, rural counties prop up region.

Statewide

1:58pm
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. New survey shows Wisconsinites opposed to discrimination of LGBT individuals.
1:53pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Don't settle for a job when you can build a career.
10:36am
TransTech 200. Madison area psychologist's wearable meditation device named "Top 200" technology.
5:22am
PDPW. Join the conversation at Food & Policy Summit.

12:55pm
WQOW. DIGGING DEEPER: EMS shortage in rural Wisconsin towns.
5:00am
La Crosse Tribune. Abuse of service animal laws a growing concern for local guide dog owners.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Documentary focuses on 'the masterpiece' that is Wisconsin's State Capitol.
4:32am
Wisconsin Watch. Controversial Proud Boys embrace 'Western values,' reject feminism and political correctness.

Courts

5:20am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses December 2017.

Education

3:47pm
UW-Madison. Better health through the humanities.
9:35am
Marquette University. Nursing leader selected to address Congress on Project BEYOND-2.

5:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. State's smallest and most isolated school district overcomes its challenges and limitations.
4:31am
Cap Times. Study: After Act 10, Wisconsin teachers are paid less, have fewer years of experience.

Local

4:41pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Summary of saturation patrols for speed enforcement.
12:46pm
Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division. Receives $2.6 million to help families affected by the opioid epidemic.
10:39am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in eight arrests.

5:12am
Sheboygan Press. Walmart sues City of Sheboygan over 2017 taxes.
4:38am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County to borrow $80 million for Foxconn.
4:34am
New York Times. Trade worries led Wisconsin mill town to Trump. It's still uneasy.
4:34am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Chippewa Valley leaders aim to shape region's creative economy future with new initiative.

Congress

1:57pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force letter raising alarm over delay in finalizing critical Asian carp study.

4:43am
WBAY. Gallagher, Baldwin, Johnson on Net Neutrality.
4:42am
Politico. GOP deficit hawks fear tax plan is secret budget-buster.
4:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tammy Baldwin calls GOP tax bill a boon for wealthy; Republican foes cheer Donald Trump's efforts.
4:29am
Bloomberg. Ryan dismisses deficit concerns to chase political win on taxes.
4:26am
Cap Times. UW-Madison teaching assistants worry that GOP tax plan will price them out of college.

Politics

2:14pm
DPW. Gov. Walker to be featured at far right-wing gathering in December.
12:22pm
Reynolds for Secretary of State. Will fight La Follette.
12:01pm
Walker for Governor. What They're Saying: Delivers results, fights to keep moving Wisconsin forward with more reform.
11:55am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker to share stage with right-wing deplorables for December Florida junket.
11:36am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. Announces Wisconsin leader Jim Klauser as Honorary Campaign Chairman.
11:20am
Wachs for Governor. Calls for overhaul of workplace protections against sexual harrassment in the Legislature.
10:37am
RPW. ICYMI: WI job creation outpaces neighboring states in October.
8:59am
Our Wisconsin Revolution. Makes first major endorsement: Tim Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court.
8:58am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Earns statewide support from judges and elected officials.
5:19am
Flynn for Governor. Attacks FCC plan to repeal Net Neutrality.
5:15am
Wachs for Governor. Calls out Walker administration for its attempt to silence political opponent.

11:57am
Cap Times. 'Lackluster' startup success in Wisconsin could be prominent issue in 2018 governor's race.
7:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democratic field for governor in Wisconsin is the most crowded in a generation.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Glenn Grothman, Dan Kohl headed for 2018 Wisconsin congressional showdown.
4:44am
U.S. News & World Report. Bannon-sponsored candidates often picked for Trump loyalty.

Friday November 24, 2017

Governor

5:29am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Gov. Walker, Tom Nelson exchange letters on Appleton Coated, economic issues.

Budget

5:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report says state budget projected to have large imbalance.

Legislative

5:40am
WUWM. Wisconsin Republicans target state's clean air regulations.
5:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin, under Scott Walker, no longer leads in conservation.
5:23am
Cap Times. Report: Bipartisan agreements in Wisconsin Assembly reduce chaos in floor sessions.

Environment/Outdoors

5:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Asian carp found again in lower Wisconsin River.

Statewide

5:41am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Wisconsin hospitals increase charity care spending.
5:40am
WBAY. Wisconsin takes back 32 tons of prescription drugs.
5:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. ACA enrollment in Wisconsin slightly higher than this time last year.

Courts

5:55am
WISC. Wisconsin among states backing bid to collect online sales tax.
5:26am
U.S. News & World Report. AG to represent Evers in lawsuit despite conflict. Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Local

5:49am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Town of Sturgeon Bay votes down tax increase for road repairs.
5:37am
CBS 58. Milwaukee to start "Ceasefire", aims to cut down on gangs and violence.

Congress

5:51am
USA Today. Trump to meet with congressional leaders next week as government shutdown looms.
5:51am
NBC 15. Wisconsin immigration group calling for "Clean Dream Act."
5:50am
Bloomberg. The GOP tax plan is entering its make-or-break week.

Federal Agencies

5:52am
Politico. FCC's next step on net neutrality: Blocking the states.
5:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Blader takes oath as U.S. Attorney for Western Wisconsin.

Politics

5:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democratic lawmaker looking to join Green Bay mayoral race.
5:28am
U.S. News & World Report. Ballot for legislative elections still taking shape.

Wednesday November 22, 2017

Governor

1:32pm
Gov. Walker. Letter to Outagamie County Exec. Nelson regarding economic development in Northeast Wisconsin.

Legislative

3:01pm
Rep. Anderson. Wisconsin Assembly Democrats: Thanksgiving Message.
2:55pm
Rep. Brostoff. Announces his support for the Tiny House Initiative.
11:35am
Speaker Vos. Column: Federal Tax Reform is Good for Wisconsin.
10:11am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: The Zen of Deer Hunting.

State Agencies

12:40pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
8:46am
DFI. Net lending up 6.6% at state-chartered banks.

10:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In latest discovery, DNR find four bighead carp in the Wisconsin River near Prairie Du Sac.
4:56am
WISC. DATCP releases 'Gift Card Do's, Don'ts and Gotchas.'
4:47am
Milwaukee Biz Times. WEDC touts impact of entrepreneurship funding.
4:20am
Stevens Point Journal. National group downgrades mental health program at Lincoln Hills juvenile prison.

Economy/Business

11:32am
TDS Telecom. Signs agreement to purchase Merrimac Communications in Merrimac, WI.
10:21am
Gov. Walker. Kwik Trip expansion plans unveiled, 300 new jobs expected in La Crosse area over the next five years.

5:21am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Cropp: Continuous milk production keeping dairy prices low.
4:57am
Bloomberg. Uber paid hackers to delete stolen data on 57 million people.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Profits rise for Wisconsin banks as lending grows, troubled loans decrease.
4:23am
La Crosse Tribune. Kwik Trip to receive up to $21 million in tax credits, create 300 jobs.
4:22am
Chicago Tribune. After winning Foxconn, Southeast Wisconsin prepares for influx of jobs as residents fear loss of 'peace and quiet.'

Environment/Outdoors

4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin hunters take nearly 12 percent fewer deer on opening weekend.

Statewide

10:23am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Explore myths, realities of family wealth: Join us at Dec. 14 Innovation Network-Milwaukee.
5:21am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Wisconsin hospitals' statewide community impact totals $1.8 billion.

5:24am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Culver's VP to serve on National FFA Foundation Board.
4:46am
Wisconsin Dells Events. IN DEPTH: Fentanyl considered more dangerous than heroin.
4:27am
Fox 6. Study: Wisconsin has highest percentage of drinkers in U.S.; #3 for heaviest drinkers. Green Bay Press-Gazette.
4:21am
NBC 15. White House Christmas tree hails from Wisconsin farm.

Education

11:33am
UW-Platteville. To host Holiday Gala Dec. 8 and 9.
10:24am
UW-Extension. Sticking to your budget over the holidays.

4:25am
Cap Times. UW-Madison to centralize sex harassment reporting, records.
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin school report card shows significant swings in performance scores.
4:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison dean acknowledges school's failure to address sexual harassment.

Local

5:20am
City of Madison. Recognized for exceptional performance in national competition for energy savings.

4:56am
WISN. Parents, kids could face fines under Racine anti-bullying proposal.
4:55am
Fox 11. De Pere city council gives initial approval for wheel tax.
4:47am
Baraboo News Republic. Gravel grates on some Baraboo drivers.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee panel OKs 40-year deal to sell Lake Michigan water to Waukesha.
4:23am
WISC. Dane County supervisors pass $28 wheel tax.

Congress

1:30pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Joins VA Senior Advisor Jake Leinenkugel, Tomah VAMC Director Victoria Brahm, and Marv & Linda Simcakoski to highlight resources available to Wisconsin veterans. 

Federal Agencies

5:13am
The Hill. FCC will vote to overturn net neutrality rules in December.

Politics

3:03pm
Gundrum for 58th Assembly. "Gives Thanks" to supporters throughout the county.
9:57am
RPW. Democrats running for governor undermining companies trying to create jobs in Wisconsin.

8:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate race: Kevin Nicholson doubles down on Steven Bannon endorsement.
4:29am
Racine Journal Times. Race to fill Mason's Assembly seat down to two Democrats, could be decided in primary.

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Governor

4:09pm
Gov. Walker. Highlights historic K-12 investment and rural school initiatives at Elmwood School District.
1:31pm
Assembly Campaigns and Elections Committee Democrats. Letter to Gov. Walker encouraging support for Elections Commission positions.

Legislative

4:08pm
Sens. Nass, Craig, Stroebel. Senators respond to DPI superintendent on REINs Act.
4:01pm
Rep. Macco. Thanks Mayor Schmitt for service.
2:52pm
Rep. Kremer. Public hearing held on Sheboygan air monitor & state emissions rules reveiw bills.
2:13pm
Sen. Hansen. To introduce bill to provide more permanent funding for Veterans Trust Fund.
10:31am
Rep. Anderson. GOP air pollution package.
10:28am
Rep. Shankland. Introduces bipartisan clean water legislation. LRB-3991.
5:08am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Demand public hearings in the state Senate and Assembly on redistricting reform legislation now!

1:48pm
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin GOP tells committee to end air pollution rules.
5:51am
USA Today. Sexual harassment troubles mount in statehouses around the country.
4:51am
WAOW. State lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employees.
4:50am
WAOW. SPECIAL REPORT: Still behind the wheel.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State senators: No reason governor shouldn't allow Wisconsin farmers to grow hemp.
4:32am
Badger Herald. Lawmakers introduce bill to increase minimum wage for Wisconsin workers.

State Agencies

4:02pm
DNR. Weekly news.
1:36pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin board grapples with saving text messages, social media posts as public records.
1:22pm
DOR. Video series: Wisconsin's economy today.
1:22pm
DMA. GridEx exercise helps build partnerships, capacity to respond to power grid threats.
11:06am
ETF. Offices closed on Thursday, November 23.
10:38am
DOJ. Wisconsin's drug disposal program national leader; Drug abuse prevention campaign wins awards.

1:41pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin board grapples with saving text messages, social media posts as public records.
4:41am
WEDC. Marketplace 2017 conference on minority business development set for December.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Elections Commission requesting 3 new positions after attempted Russian hacking. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Economy/Business

1:26pm
WBA. Statement on third quarter 2017 FDIC numbers.

4:38am
Racine Journal Times. Intergovernmental oversight panel for Foxconn endorsed.
4:32am
Beloit Daily News. Final report analyzes options for controversial oil pipeline.

Environment/Outdoors

5:07am
Wausau Daily Herald. 6-year-old girl bags her first buck during gun-deer season.
4:30am
WFRV. Six-year-old hunter kills buck with proud dad by his side in Wisconsin.

Statewide

1:23pm
WISPIRG. 32nd annual "Trouble in Toyland" survey finds dangerous toys on store shelves.
12:38pm
Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin. Expanding immunization access in Wisconsin.

5:06am
Beloit Daily News. Big tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay.
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. October home sales, prices rose in Wisconsin.

Education

4:07pm
MPS. Shows slight improvement on latest state report card.
4:06pm
UW-River Falls. St. Croix Economic Development Corporation donates $33,000 to St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center.
4:04pm
UW-River Falls. Annual Art Scholarship Sale begins Nov. 30.
1:30pm
UW-Madison. Video game improves balance in youth with autism.
1:29pm
UW-Stout. Professor's book goes inside the fight against Wis. sand mines.
12:14pm
UW-Madison. Mapping cropland: UW-Madison plays critical role in worldwide map.
11:16am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Racine Unified test scores.
10:44am
School Choice Wisconsin. Report cards released for Parental Choice Programs.
10:20am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. On K-12 school report cards.
4:28am
DPI. 2016-17 school and district report cards issued.

5:07am
Racine Journal Times. State gives Racine Unified a passing score.
4:36am
WEAU. UW students reach out to President Cross regarding campus merger.
4:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Score fluctuations mar latest Wisconsin school report card.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Most schools meet or exceed standards, but failures can be found in every education sector.

Local

12:11pm
MGE Shareholders for Clean Energy. Find MGE's goals inadequate.

4:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison police department doesn't receive federal grant money needed to add 15 officers.
4:31am
Fox 6. "Disturbed:" Chief Flynn says BBC's 'Murder in Milwaukee' documentary a misrepresentation of the city. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Milwaukee has most expensive hospitals in U.S. 
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Marathon County considering local mining ordinance to protect scenic area.

Congress

4:03pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. American manufacturers applaud for getting the job done to improve Buy American standards in national defense legislation.
12:43pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on net neutrality.
12:34pm
Voces de la Frontera. Ending protected status for Haitian refugees is latest cruel attack from Trump & GOP.
10:59am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Key sportsman groups endorse bipartisan bill to manage and prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease.
10:45am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Seeks answers from PNC Bank on closing of Appleton Coated, lost jobs.
5:09am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures funding for Wisconsin's Great Lakes.

5:50am
Bloomberg. House tax bill is littered with loopholes for Wall Street's wealthiest.
5:13am
Politico. Congress speeds toward shutdown over dreamers.
4:40am
Daily Reporter. Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas.
4:25am
Bloomberg. Ron Johnson is 'encouraged' on taxes but slams 'awful process.'
4:24am
ABC News. Republican tax plan would spur growth, add to deficit, new study shows.

Politics

2:12pm
Patriotic Millionaires. Launch campaign blasting GOP tax bill in Paul Ryan's home district.
1:33pm
One Wisconsin Now. Video of state Senate hopeful Shannon Zimmerman's university lecture raises red flags about attitude toward women and sexual assault.
1:24pm
PRW. ICYMI: Tony Evers' Department of Public Instruction sued for ignoring state law.
11:02am
McCabe for Governor. Principle over Party Campaign heads to Waukesha.
10:56am
DPW. Republican pick for Supreme Court Michael Screnock hides from voters less than 100 days from election.
10:54am
Edge Messaging. Talk radio rising star speaks candidly about political tribalism, Walker, Trump and more. 
10:21am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Court candidate hires former Koch Group executives as campaign advisors.

1:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP: Democrats could bring $3 billion jobs deal with Foxconn to a halt.
4:37am
La Crosse Tribune. Mitchell stresses leadership change in La Crosse campaign stop.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Now-legislator Shannon Zimmerman joked in video that women don't say what they mean.
4:16am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Firefighter precepts guide Dem's campaign for governor.

Monday November 20, 2017

Budget

8:55am
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Spending in new state budget diverges from recent trends.

Legislative

1:19pm
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. Gov. Walker's 111,000 jobs deficit.
12:49pm
Speaker Vos. New study shows bipartisan session agreements make a positive impact.  2013 MOU. 2015 MOU.
10:37am
American Heart Association. Dispatcher assisted CPR bill aims to save Wis. lives during cardiac trauma.
10:31am
Rep. Shankland. Introduces legislation to deter consignment sale fraud.
10:30am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: November 20, 2017.
8:52am
Sen. Carpenter. Jury duty is a civic responsibility.

8:42am
Cap Times. Taylor bill would protect 'innocent purchasers' in Wisconsin from huge mitigation costs.
8:40am
WXPR. Sen. Bewey says more money for rural schools needed.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vos won't commit on several conservative bills.
4:41am
Racine Journal Times. Marsy's Law, one step closer to changing the state constitution.
4:40am
Beloit Daily News. Local Wisconsin officials considering own mining regulations.

State Agencies

3:17pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Communities receive $5 million for projects.
1:36pm
DHS. Requesting five-year extension for BadgerCare Reform Demonstration Waiver.
12:47pm
Assembly Campaigns and Elections Committee Democrats. Letter to Elections Commission Administrator Haas supporting request for additional positions.
10:35am
ETF. Seeks member feedback on Medicare options.
5:55am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Memo to Elections Commission regarding support for funding request for additional staffing.

12:54pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin Elections Commission seeking staff for security.
10:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lincoln Hills juvenile prison plagued with staff shortage

Economy/Business

3:16pm
NFIB Wisconsin. 6 tips to help local merchants have a successful Small Business Saturday.

4:48am
Appleton Post-Crescent. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin seeks answers on Appleton Coated closure.
4:44am
CNBC. Lockheed Martin makes its combat ship more lethal as new Navy competition heats up.
4:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin company hit with $1.8 million fine for 'egregious' blasts that killed five.

Statewide

1:35pm
Wisconsin Women in Government. Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors and leadership team.
9:01am
WRA. October 2017 Home Sales Report.

5:03am
WAOW. White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion.
4:50am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Paying for road taxes? User-based system could fund transportation needs in state, tax watchdog says.

Courts

8:59am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues state Superintendent Tony Evers.

11:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Conservative firm challenges DPI's authority again.
10:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Evers ignore new law on rule making, suit says.

Education

3:59pm
UW-Stout. Student government opposes UW-Superior's handling of program reductions.
3:58pm
Freedom From Religion Foundation. Demands religious promotion cease at Wis. school.
3:13pm
Alliance Defending Freedom. Wisconsin university lets student government deny status, funding to conservative groups.
11:02am
UW-River Falls. Future STEM teachers receive tuition stipends for graduate program.
10:34am
UW System Student Reps. Letter to UW System President Cross regarding student representation on Merger Steering Committee.

5:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. 'Legacy of sexism' and allegations of sexual harassment mar UW-Madison department.
4:52am
Stevens Point Journal. Administrator overrules students to allow conservative group at UW-Stevens Point.

Local

4:14pm
Milwaukee County Office on African American Affairs. Announces Fall 2017 social justice visioning session.
1:04pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in seven arrests.
5:57am
PDPW. Media training workshop coming to Kewaunee and Clark Counties.

6:22am
CBS 58. Milwaukee releases "Blueprint for Peace" as effort to prevent crime.
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee plan requiring downtown affordable apartments is illegal, attorney opinion says.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Confidential information of 9.500 patients at the Medical College of Wisconsin compromised.

Congress

4:53am
WKBT. Representative Kind introduced bill to manage CWD.
4:51am
Beloit Daily News. Local officials wary of tax plan's impact.
4:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Deduction targeted by GOP used by tax filers in most states.
4:38am
Bloomberg. The business tax problem causing trouble for the GOP.
4:37am
New York Times. Why a firm believer in tax cuts could derail the Senate tax cut plan.
4:37am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson thinks changes will be made to tax reform bill.

Politics

2:05pm
Koehler for 58th Assembly. Statement on filing nomination papers for state Representative.
10:32am
Champion Group. Screnock campaign: Adds the Champion Group to campaign team.

4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Evers digs at rivals on Foxconn as Dems make opposing it badge of honor.
4:42am
Winona Daily News. Potential challenger to Ron Kind vows fresh ideas.

Friday November 17, 2017

Governor

12:33pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Waushara County District Attorney.
5:14am
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Made in America, Right Here in Wisconsin.

4:24am
Badger Herald. Walker directs state agencies to avoid working with anti-Israel businesses.

Legislative

12:37pm
Rep. Sargent, Sen. Wirch. Democrats introduce bill to support working families, increase minimum wage to $15. LRB-0287.
9:56am
Rep. Steffen. Appointed to prison study committee.

12:39pm
DrydenWire. Local lawmakers weigh in on marijuana legalization in Wisconsin.
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill would make online 'catfishing' illegal in Wisconsin.
4:58am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Dem bill would require representation on legislative task forces.
4:47am
WQOW. Bill would exempt students from expulsion for having guns at school, in limited circumstances.
4:37am
WUWM. Democratic lawmakers continue to push medical marijuana legalization in Wisconsin.
4:35am
Daily Cardinal. As researchers struggle for Alzheimer's cure, lawmakers enact flurry of bipartisan bills.
4:23am
Cap Times. UW's Thompson Center critic Gordon Hintz will join event Friday, remains skeptical.
4:15am
Fox 6. "Maybe help save their lives:" Push for 'Green Alerts' would notify public of missing veterans. WTMJ.

State Agencies

4:51pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin's year-over-year job gains in manufacturing rank 2nd nationally, 1st in Midwest in October.
4:47pm
DOJ. Sliver Alert helps prevent possible tragedy.
4:19pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Archeologists to discuss effigy mounds at Muscoda Library.
5:10am
ETF. GIB approves vendor contract extensions.

1:04pm
Beloit Daily News. Former Wisconsin prisons secretary penning tell-all book.
12:42pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin elections head says reduced staff poses risks.
4:48am
WJFW. New DNR secretary, with Northwoods roots, looks forward to new challenges.
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Youth advocates push to close Wisconsin youth prisons, call for judges to stop sending teens to Lincoln Hills.

Economy/Business

8:17am
CNBC. (Video) Littoral combat ship rides new wave of demand.
6:57am
Racine Journal Times. Public seeks answers about Foxconn.
6:56am
Racine Journal Times. First Foxconn jobs posted.
4:47am
WFRV. Affordable Health Care coverage too expensive for many small business owners.
4:33am
Milwaukee Biz Times. State added 9,500 private sector jobs in October.
4:18am
Fox 6. Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. plans to close at least 40 locations in 2018.

Environment/Outdoors

4:32am
Fox 11. More deer, younger hunters expected for Wisconsin gun season.
4:25am
WXPR. Wisconsin ranks among safest deer hunting states.

Statewide

4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Property values drop near large CAFOs, state says.
4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Shortage of mental health care providers hits crisis point just as more teens seek help.

Courts

2:50pm
AG Schimel. Urges Supreme Court to protect prayers at public meetings.
9:58am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Steven Cohen.

4:16am
Door County Pulse. Milwaukee law firm officially files opioid lawsuit.

Education

4:23pm
UW-Stevens Point College Republicans. Response to Student Government Association recent statement.
4:20pm
UW-Eau Claire. Researchers help police department address issues with back pain.
2:53pm
UW-Madison. WARF program leader: Sale marks success for research prowess, creativity.
9:56am
UW-Platteville. Symphony Band to perform Dec. 6.
9:55am
UW-Platteville. Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform fall concert Nov. 30.
9:54am
UW-Platteville. Speaker to address importance of diversity and inclusion in engineering education.
9:53am
UW-Platteville. Annual Women in Engineering Career Day continues to grow.
5:16am
Midwestern Higher Education Compact. Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities' Rolf Wegenke receives tribute from higher education compact.

7:04am
CNN Money. Here's what happened to teachers after Wisconsin gutted its unions.
6:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison's corporate partnerships raise revenue and ethical questions.
4:22am
Daily Cardinal. Academic staff pushes back against regents' free speech policy.

Local

12:38pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Signs 2018 budget.
12:34pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County landfill gas project to enhance lake clean-up work and generate more renewable energy.
5:09am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Summary of saturation patrols for speed enforcement.

1:01pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee convention center expansion would cost $225 million; officials seek finance plan. 
9:32am
Superior Telegram. County hopes for state prison, again.
4:57am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo will ask residents to vote on wheel tax.
4:28am
WISN. Billion-dollar problem: Some city of Milwaukee retirees collect pensions in their 40s.

Congress

12:24pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introducing bipartisan bill to manage and prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease.
5:11am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joined by retired Teamsters, joins Senate and House colleagues to unveil new legislation to ensure 25,000 workers and retirees in Wisconsin keep their earned pensions in full.

12:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Jim Sensenbrenner says Ron Johnson is "strutting around like a peacock" on tax reform.
4:25am
Fox 11. Northeast Wisconsin representatives react to tax reform vote.
4:22am
Politico. Ryan gets big-and much-needed-win on tax cuts. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:19am
ABC News. Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear.

Politics

2:55pm
DPW. GOP tax scam is a dift to Leah Vukmir & Kevin Nicholson's billionaire donors.
2:52pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Cook Political Report upgrades WI-06.
5:19am
Gundrum for 58th Assembly. Announces candidacy.

1:05pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Governor candidate Tony Evers let teacher keep license after porn viewing, but high standard shielded instructor.
4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Baldwin backs ethics investigation of Franken.
4:21am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Democrats donate money given to them by Franken.

Thursday November 16, 2017

Governor

12:26pm
Gov. Walker. Joins Wisconsin tourism industry in support of 7th annual "Big Bundle Up" campaign.

4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Holiday tree dedicated to Wisconsin troops trimmed at governor's mansion.

Legislative

2:39pm
Rep. Anderson. Sen. Al Franken needs to resign.
12:17pm
Sen. Hansen. Introduces employee ownership reform bill.
10:47am
Rep. Hesselbein. Assembly Democrats circulate bill to counter Speaker Vos's overtly partisan task force selections.
10:32am
Sen.Shilling. Hunter safety tips.
10:11am
Sen. Carpenter. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: "Supporting Wisconsin Start-ups."
5:39am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: "Faces of Addiction and Recovery" Came to the Capitol.

10:14am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate aims to offer training on sexual harassment policy in 'near future.'
5:07am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Hintz pushes against proposed rent-to-own changes.
4:53am
U.S. News & World Report. Black Democrats ask to join Wisconsin prison task force.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. School leaders say K12 budget doesn't do enough for rural districts.
4:41am
WAOW. New bill would give women easier access to birth control.
4:41am
WTMJ. Wisconsin loophole let drugged-up drivers walk free.

State Agencies

4:34pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of Nov. 20.
4:33pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
2:39pm
OCI. And NAIC Life Insurance Policy Locator finds $92.5 million.
2:37pm
DCF. Governor's Outstanding Adoptive Parent Awards presented.
2:06pm
WEDC. iMARK Molding expanding in western Wisconsin.
1:54pm
DOT. Gov. Walker declares November 20 as Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day in Wisconsin.
1:06pm
DHS. Health officials offer online how-to guide for family caregivers of individuals with dementia.
12:13pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin adds 9.500 private-sector jobs in October.
11:18am
State Public Defender. Announces 2017 award recipients.
10:30am
DWD. Register now for November 29 Wisconsin Fast Forward grant application training.
8:58am
Ready Wisconsin. Are you ready for Thankgiving? Safety tips from Ready Wisconsin.

12:06pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Women guards at Wisconsin teen prison subjected to sexual assault and crude comments.
11:38am
Fox 6. Advocates, officials call for closure of Lincoln Hills youth prison.
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State crime lab proposal gets approval from Wauwatosa Plan Commission.
4:54am
NBC 26. DOT releases Thanksgiving travel outlook.

Economy/Business

2:00pm
ABC of Wisconsin. Wisconsin receives high marks for construction business climate.

6:14am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Appvion sorts out job loss details in Appleton.
6:14am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Racine County officials plan national recruiting effort for Foxconn in 2018.
5:57am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. 3 arrested at Enbridge Line 3 pipeline site in Wisconsin.

Environment/Outdoors

5:09am
Janesville Gazette. Toxic algae flourishes despite vast sums spent to prevent it.

Courts

4:57am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Lawrence supports lawsuit challenging Trump's decision to end DACA.

Education

3:03pm
UW-Stout. Biology classes remove invasive species from city park.
12:14pm
UW-Madison. Valuable potato specimens transferred to Wisconsin State Herbarium.
11:28am
UW-Stout. Student's entry makes top 10 in Michelin Global Design contest.
11:16am
UW-Madison. In the heart of devastating outbreak, research team unlock secrets of Ebola.
10:31am
Marquette University. To host conference on social-emotional learning in K-12 education.
10:08am
UW-Platteville. Officials meet with two-year colleges.
10:07am
UW-Platteville. Students win three awards at research symposium.
10:02am
UW-Madison. Images of strange solar system visitor peel away some of the mystery.
5:40am
UW-Madison. With Badgers unbeaten, ESPN's College GameDay rolls into campus.

5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Stevens Point reviews decision of student government not to recognize conservative organization.
4:56am
Daily Cardinal. 'Business as usual' for UW Extension despite controversial system merger.

Local

4:55am
Racine Journal Times. Election group counts votes despite county getting new machines.
4:44am
Fox 6. City of Milwaukee to "expand on the access" have 8 early voting sites in 2018.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County not among 23 places OK'd for immigration training.
4:40am
WBAY. Shawano city councilors vote against wheel tax.

Congress

1:29pm
Sen. Shilling. GOP tax plan hurts middle class.
1:28pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Slams Ryan for raising taxes on 36 million middle class families.
1:24pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Votes against tax bill that gives large tax cuts to powerful special interests at expense of hardworking Wisconsinites.
11:26am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces the CyberTipline Modernization Act.
10:01am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on Senator Ron Johnson's opposition to Senate tax reform bill.

1:35pm
Reuters. House of Representatives approves tax package, shifts fight to Senate.
10:28am
The Hill. Johnson: Moore should 'face reality' that he wouldn't serve long.
5:49am
The Hill. House GOP set for big tax win.
4:59am
Chippewa Herald. Rep. Kind receives honor from VA's Leinenkugel.
4:52am
Fox 11. Wisconsin lawmakers talk tax reform.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson becomes first GOP senator to oppose tax overhaul.
4:46am
Fox 6. Speaker Ryan marches GOP tax bill toward Thursday vote, but Milwaukee realtors aren't sold.
4:45am
WKBT. U.S. Senator Baldwin looking to expand veterans' health care law named after Wisconsin marine.
4:44am
Door County Daily News. Sen. Johnson addresses growing "Opioid Crisis."
4:40am
WKOW. House GOP proposal would hike taxes on UW graduate students.

Politics

4:35pm
Wachs for Governor. Calls on Walker administration to close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake.
3:45pm
Flynn for Governor. Statement on Scott Walker campaign slogan.
3:18pm
Toft for 3rd Congress. Reacts to House passage of tax reform.
2:02pm
Wachs for Governor. Says GOP tax plan is a "nightmare."
1:27pm
Liegeois for 8th Congress. Mike Gallagher votes against northeast Wisconsin families, and in favor of Washington special interests.
12:39pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Grothman votes for middle-class tax increase.
12:38pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Glenn Grothman on tax legislation.
11:33am
Calabrese for 10th Senate. Announces run for Wisconsin State Senate District 10.
11:14am
DPW. Gov. Walker endorses the federal tax scam that favors the rich.
10:21am
Champion Group. Forms 'Defend Freedom' PAC.

12:41pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Tammy Baldwin backs ethics probe into Al Franken sexual misconduct claim.
12:37pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson calls on Roy Moore to drop out, Tammy Baldwin calls for ethics review of Al Franken.
12:35pm
Beloit Daily News. Republicans want Wisconsin Democrats to return Franken money.
5:19am
Racine Journal Times. Tate announces run for Assembly District 66.
5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel attends GOP event at Trump's Mar-a-Lago.
4:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Pence praises GOP 'momentum,' but some governors may be wary.
4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Evers proposes cutting tuition in half at two-year UW Colleges if elected governor. Daily Cardinal.

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Governor

4:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker: Cut taxes now and unleash America's economy.
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Walker on Foxconn: Focus in on construction, hiring skilled workers.

Legislative

3:37pm
Rep. Hutton. Encourages Senate to take up apprenticeship ratio legislation.
2:12pm
Sen. Ringhand. Statement on Foxconn earnings report.
2:10pm
Rep. Bowen. Letter to Gov. Walker requesting appointment to prison task force.
1:48pm
Rep. Nygren. Column: The Wisconsin Way is Winning.
1:00pm
Reps. Crowley, Bowen, Fields, Young. Letter to Speaker Vos from African American state representatives regarding prison task force.
12:28pm
Rep. Shankland. 'Tis the season - for deer hunting.
11:33am
Sen. Hansen. Made in America Act receives public hearing.
11:32am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP sweetheart bill for the rent-to-own industry.
11:16am
Rep. Shankland, Sen. Johnson. Introduce 12-month Contraceptive Care Act.
11:11am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Women's health groups applauds legislative effort to increase access to birth control.
10:14am
Rep. Hintz. Republicans target Wisconsin families with predatory rent-to-own bill.
10:12am
Rep. Anderson. GOP tax scam.

2:13pm
Cap Times. Four African-American lawmakers request representation on Wisconsin prison task force.
8:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Speaker Robin Vos keeps Assembly Democrats off of prison planning task force.
5:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. To get lawyers to represent poor, rural clients lawmakers want state to cover their student loans.
4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill would encourage tissue donation from miscarriages, stillbirths.
4:32am
WXPR. Group says Wisconsin legislative wolf action: "Political stunt."
4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislators propose bill to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day.

State Agencies

2:38pm
DWD. During Apprenticeship Week, Governor Walker proclaims November 15 as Construction Training Day.
1:47pm
DNR. Assessed lakes and rivers remain healthy, department seeks public comment on proposed list of impaired waters.
10:34am
DOT. Winter road conditions available statewide on 511.

3:40pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin DNR names 240 new waters as impaired.

Economy/Business

10:15am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Wisconsin climbs to 26th in 'New Economy' index.

7:55am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn land appraisals could start this month.
5:27am
WUWM. Neighbors have mixed feelings about Foxconn in wake of contract signing.
4:58am
Dunn County News. Sand mines rising above downturn.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Greasing oil's path.
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn may invest in a Wisconsin venture fund, business leader says.

Environment/Outdoors

12:21pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Ethanol drove crop growth that spewed 30 million tons of carbon annually, study says.
7:54am
Cap Times. Climate change is here: Wisconsin is seeing earlier springs, later falls, less snow and more floods.

Statewide

3:11pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. It's time to enroll: Affordable Care Act deadline is Dec. 15.
9:06am
Xcel Energy. And utilities nationwide promote scam awareness campaign to protect customers.
5:17am
Alliant Energy. Winter heating bills may climb slightly with colder weather.

Education

3:26pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. As NAFTA renegotiations move forward, leads letter to Trump administration calling for strong protections for workers.
9:04am
UW-Platteville. Education students present at international convocation.
9:04am
UW-Platteville. Landgraf selected to serve as ABET program evaluator.

12:29pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Superior program suspensions come as state ties new money to performance.
4:36am
WKOW. UW-Platteville merger with UW-Baraboo prompts many questions, few answers.
4:33am
Kenosha News. Failing schools in local spotlight.

Local

11:17am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Community input sought on municipal ID program.
5:16am
Voces de la Frontera. ICYMI: Following community outcry, federal government rejects Milwaukee County's 287g application.

5:24am
Fox 6. ICE board recommends approval for Waukesha Co. after sheriff asked for immigration enforcement authority.
5:08am
NBC 26. Marinette County joins lawsuit against drugmakers over opioid crisis.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee aldermen call for full audit of city home sale program following reports of scam.

Congress

1:55pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Capito, Moran, Manchin, Blumenthal, Tester. Introduce bipartisan VA reform to strengthen opioid safety in the VA Choice program.
1:46pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Holds DOL secretary accountable for department efficiency.
11:56am
Stop the HIT Coalition. Wisconsin business and farm leaders urge Congress to immediately delay the health insurance tax.

2:28pm
Wall Street Journal. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson opposes GOP Senate tax package.
11:57am
The Hill. House Dems introduce articles of impeachment against Trump.
11:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson says changes to president's nuclear authority aren't necessary.
4:36am
Bloomberg. Ryan says future Congresses will preserve tax bill's temporary measures.
4:28am
WXPR. Sen. Johnson says another effort to delist wolves will happen.
4:28am
WEAU. Republican senator concerned with passthrough provision in tax reform bills.

Politics

3:09pm
DPW. Vukmir and Nicholson-endorsed GOP tax scam gets even worse, Johnson opposes.
3:08pm
DPW. According to uncovered secret agenda, AG Brad Schimel attended lavish weekend retreat at Trump's Mar-a-Lago with elite donors.
11:31am
Evers for Governor. Proposes 50 percent tuition cut at Wisconsin two-year colleges.
11:15am
Kaul for Attorney General. Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm endorses.
9:09am
Tate for 66th Assembly. Joins special election for 66th Assembly District.
9:07am
McCabe for Governor. People powered campaign to hold Madison town hall.
5:19am
Walker for Governor. In the news: Gov. Walker crisscrosses the state on 14-stop campaign announcement tour.
5:18am
Gorski for 72nd Assembly. To announce candidacy.

4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 2 more candidates announce bids for Harsdorf's vacant Senate seat.
4:39am
WISC. Madison company launches app listing companies' political donations.
4:37am
USA Today. Rural Wisconsin voters swung for Trump, change; found frustration.
4:34am
Janesville Gazette. Lake Geneva Republican announces run against Paul Ryan.
4:26am
Fox 11. Democratic governor candidate Flynn favors legalizing pot.
4:25am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Gorski to challenge Krug for 72nd Assembly seat for the second time.

Tuesday November 14, 2017

Governor

11:10am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker's order and GOP bills on BDS serve big donor.
11:08am
Gov. Walker. Facility to employ 150 at Miller Valley campus.
8:44am
Gov. Walker. 2017 State Capitol Christmas Tree selected, harvested in Emery.

9:30am
WISC. Walker says "America's Dairyland" will not be removed from license plates.

Legislative

3:30pm
LFB. 2017-18 general school aids amounts for all school districts. 
1:43pm
Rep. Hebl. Introduces bill to ensure confidence in election results.
1:41pm
Heal Without Harm Coalition. AB-550 will encourage new avenues of discovery.

3:05pm
Beloit Daily News. GOP resurrects bill exempting rent-to-own from consumer act.
12:40pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill would move e-cigarettes, flavored cigars behind store counters.
4:41am
WAOW. Gun store owners weigh in on proposal for tighter weapon security.
4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin woodchucks lose protected status.
4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill would block Wisconsin law enforcement from prosecuting illegal wolf killings. WBAY.

State Agencies

4:16pm
DOT. People traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday period asked to plan ahead.
4:08pm
DNR. Baiting and feeding ban will begin Dec. 1, 2017 for Monroe County after positive CWD detection confirmed in Vernon County.
1:32pm
DNR. Weekly news.

12:39pm
U.S. News & World Report. 3 Wisconsin juvenile prison workers hurt in assault.
4:40am
WJFW. Three more employees assaulted at Lincoln Hills.
4:36am
WTMJ. DNR asks for hunters' help in fighting deer disease.

Economy/Business

4:33am
WTMJ. Amazon looking for 1,000 Wisconsin seasonal employees.
4:32am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn wants autonomous vehicle lane as part of I-94 expansion. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Statewide

5:11am
Bloomberg. Thirty million Americans just got high blood pressure.
5:11am
Governing. The Opioid Files: More than 100 states and cities are suing drug companies.
4:42am
CBS 58. Rise of opioid abuse is taking toll on foster care system in Wisconsin.

Education

1:32pm
UW-Madison. New Arboretum director continues legacy of restoration, teaching.
10:37am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Study explores how school districts comply with open records laws.
9:29am
UW-Madison. UW entrepreneurial pipeline lands Lactic Solutions in biofuels marketplace.

4:35am
Beloit Daily News. The tax-saving tool they didn't use state allowed for 'Fund 46,' which could have lessened school tax hike.

Local

2:52pm
MCTS. Driver honored for helping little boy left out in the cold.
9:03am
City of Milwaukee. Riverwalk earns prestigious international award.

Congress

4:11pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins letter to FCC chairman raising concerns over proposed rule that could harm rural Americans who depend on landline service.
4:05pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Finds progress in regulatory reform initiative.
11:11am
Wisconsin Budget Project. House tax bill's child tax credit increase excludes 159,000 Wisconsin children in low-income working families.
9:29am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for inspector general investigation of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

4:38am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Nonpartisan analysis: GOP Senate bill would hike taxes for 13.8 million moderate-income Americans.

Politics

12:12pm
Flynn for Governor. Comes out in favor of legalizing marijuana.
11:09am
McCabe for Governor. To visit Fox Valley.
10:34am
Schachtner for 10th Senate. Announces run for Wisconsin's state Senate.
4:50am
RPW. ICYMI: Governor Walker is moving Wisconsin forward.

3:01pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's Republican U.S. Senate candidates sharpen criticisms of Moore.
12:36pm
Beloit Daily News. Medical examiner, legislator announce bid for Senate seat.
12:35pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan is latest to call on Roy Moore to quit U.S. Senate race in Alabama.
5:07am
The Hill. Baldwin: 'I believe the women' accusing Moore.
4:41am
WTMJ. 16 now running for crowded Democratic gubernatorial race.
4:37am
Janesville Gazette. Partisan divide grows in U.S. states, with mixed results.
4:35am
Fox 6. Union rep Mahlon Mitchell joins governor's race, attacks Walker for wanting 12 years in office.
4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Southwestern Wisconsin voters share frustration of political climate.
4:31am
WISC. Republicans criticize Mitchell over Act 10.
4:30am
Racine Journal Times. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders endorses Randy Bryce for Congress. 
4:29am
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker: "I believe Roy Moore should step aside." Wisconsin Public Radio.

Monday November 13, 2017

Governor

2:28pm
Gov. Walker, DNR Sec. Meyer. Look forward to Wisconsin's 2017 deer hunting season.

4:57am
WISN. Gov. Walker signs four bills, including one that eliminates minimum hunting age.

Legislative

3:21pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Announces 35th District fall listening sessions.
1:17pm
Sen. Darling, Rep. Hutton. RISE Act could help stop revolving door.
1:15pm
Rep. Taylor. Statement on Governor Walker's failure to denounce sexual assault.
10:09am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Letter to DVA Sec. Zimmerman regarding 13.10 position funding request.
10:00am
Sen. Darling, Rep. Petryk. Reducing recidivism, increasing opportunity.

8:04am
Wisconsin State Jorrnal. State legislators look to reel in harmful online 'catfishing' scams.
5:33am
WISC. Wisconsin bill could increase after hours gun shop security.
5:17am
Beloit Daily News. Assembly OKs body-cam bill; BPD working toward roll-out.
5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislature approves bill eliminating spotters for water skiers in Wisconsin.
5:00am
U.S. News & World Report. Sponsor of lowering drinking age downplays bar ownership.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Ill-conceived bill clamps down on release of body cam footage.
4:56am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Too young to hunt deer? Not in Wisconsin.
4:50am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Eliminating age restrictions for hunting a dumb idea.
4:41am
WDIO. New bill proposed to lower the drinking age worries some Wisconsin residents.

State Agencies

12:18pm
AG Schimel. Announces new crime lab deputy director.
11:31am
DOR. New State and Local Finance Division administrator appointed.
11:25am
DATCP. Moll appointed as DATCP Deputy Secretary.
10:03am
DOJ. SANE nurses critical to state's sexual assault response strategy.
9:20am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Old World Wisconsin breaks ground on new machine shop.
9:19am
OCI. Administrative Actions October 2017.

5:16am
Janesville Gazette. 2 deer with chronic wasting disease from Mineral Point farm.
5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Anti-abortion license plates are available to Wisconsin drivers.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Attorneys to judges: a few bad teen offenders and staff shortages behind Lincoln Hills disruptions.
4:54am
U.S. News & World Report. ACLU urges no changes to Wisconsin juvenile prison order.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. DOC considering removing most violent inmates from youth prison.

Economy/Business

9:40am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Experts will discuss role of computer science in Wisconsin economy at Dec. 5 event.
5:25am
Foxconn Technology Group. Reiterates commitment to veterans hiring.

2:37pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin credit union profits up 11.5% in first nine months.
1:35pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. WEDC documents shed light on Foxconn wages, financials and wish list.
5:32am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Walker, GOU sign state's $3 billion incentive contract for Foxconn.
4:55am
La Crosse Tribune. Dairyland Power flips switch on Wisconsin's fourth largest wind farm.
4:49am
WBAY. About 1,300 jobs lost in Fox Valley since August.
4:48am
Racine Journal Times. Planning Commission recommends rezoning for Foxconn site.
4:43am
Fox 6. Foxconn hiring requirements: 1,040 jobs promised by end of 2018.

Environment/Outdoors

5:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Opening a Wisconsin spigot?

Statewide

11:32am
Wisconsin Medical Society. Clyde 'Bud' Chumbley, MD, named new Society CEO.
5:23am
PDPW. Join the conversation at Food & Policy Summit.

5:21am
Wisconsin Watch. Across Wisconsin, recent rises in hate, bias incidents spark concern.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Cancer doctors: Drink less alcohol.

Education

1:49pm
UW-Madison. First-ever driverless vehicle in Wisconsin to debut Nov. 15-18 in Madison.
5:35am
UW-Stevens Point College Republicans. Issue statement of support for Turning Points USA.

5:03am
Fox 11. Merger vote allows UW campuses to look ahead.
5:02am
WSAW. 2 and 4-year UW schools merger expected to take effect July 2018.
5:02am
WAOW. Faculty weighs in on UW merger.

Local

1:09pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Jeffrey Clay Erlanger Award in Public Discourse winner is Sheray Wallace.
11:49am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in eight arrests.
10:41am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Query looks at allowing extended hours at some libraries.
9:30am
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery Department. October tonnage levels off despite strong salt shipment.

Congress

2:29pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Announces November town halls.
11:36am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Urges House to restore medical expense deductions in tax reform bill.
11:35am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces transportation funding for Wisconsin counties affected by 2016 floods.
11:34am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introduces bipartisan bill to assist Wisconsin veterans with finding good-paying jobs.

4:45am
The Hill. Future of DACA up in the air as deadline looms.
4:44am
Politico. GOP leaders bullish tax bill will pass the House this week.
4:44am
WSAU. Sen. Ron Johnson visits Rhinelander.
4:43am
WQOW. Rep. Kind addresses veterans' needs during Eau Claire stop.
4:42am
WBAY. Rep. Gallagher starts new sponsor program for area veterans.

Politics

2:54pm
Wachs for Governor. Calls out Gov. Walker for weak response to Roy Moore sexual misconduct allegations.
2:32pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Senator Bernie Sanders endorses.
2:31pm
Rep. Wachs. One week later: Challenges Gov. Walker's use of taxpayer money to benefit campaign supporters.
2:14pm
DPW. Vukmir and Nicholson endorse GOP tax cuts for wealthy, corporations at expense of working families.
1:55pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Secures transformational investment in Wisconsin's economy.
1:48pm
Mitchell for Governor. Congresswoman Gwen Moore endorses.
1:12pm
One Wisconsin Now. U.S. Senate GOP leader calls on Roy Moore to step aside. Meanwhile in Wisconsin, Gov. Walker joins 'if it's true' crowd.
11:38am
RPW. Launches digital ad campaign against union boss Mahlon Mitchell.
11:33am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker hypocrite on outside money.
11:27am
Zimmerman for 10th Senate. Announces bid.
5:27am
Wachs for Governor. Statement honoring Wisconsin's veterans.
5:22am
Gronik for Governor. Statement on Gov. Scott Walker's re-election Foxconn hail mary.

1:52pm
Beloit Daily News. Democratic candidates running for Wisconsin governor.
1:33pm
Hudson Star-Observer. Zimmerman announces bid to succeed Harsdorf in Senate.
10:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Firefighter union head Mahlon Mitchell latest Dem to challenge Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. 
9:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Wisconsin U.S. Senate race: Leah Vukmir supports ending state and local tax deduction.
6:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Firefighter union chief joins growing field of Democratic gubernatorial contenders.
4:58am
WQOW. Another Democrat expected to throw hat into governor's race.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Amid national gains and with an unpopular GOP president, Wisconsin Democrats are gaining hope.
4:48am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Walker says he most fears outside money in re-election campaign. Cap Times.
4:45am
Cap Times. Libertarian candidate for governor says he offers a break from two-party bickering.
4:41am
NBC 15. Governor Walker not visiting juvenile prison, an issue in his re-election.

Saturday November 11, 2017

Governor

12:19pm
Gov. Walker. Signs four sportsman bills into law.

Friday November 10, 2017

Governor

7:34pm
Gov. Walker. Calls special election for 10th Senate District. 
3:30pm
Rep. Zimmerman. Congratulates Secretary Sheila Harsdorf on appointment.
1:09pm
Dairy Business Association. Dairy group applauds appointment of Harsdorf to lead state ag department.
12:41pm
Gov. Walker. Celebrates Veterans Day at Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove.
10:49am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker appoints GOP senator as new ag secretary.
10:46am
Rep. Jarchow. Congratulates Senator Harsdorf on her appointment to DATCP secretary.
10:05am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Statement on the appointment of Sheila Harsdorf as DATCP secretary.
9:14am
Sen. Olsen. Congratulates Senator Sheila Harsdorf.
9:08am
Gov. Walker. Appoints Sheila Harsdorf to serve as Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary.

10:48am
Beloit Daily News. Walker appoints Sen. Sheila Harsdorf as agriculture head.

Assembly Floor Session

4:44pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on 1st District's Hometown Hero.
1:54pm
Rep. Thiesfeldt. Four bills pass state Assembly.
11:47am
Rep. Kremer. Assembly approves rural fire & EMS reforms package.
9:02am
ABC of Wisconsin. Statement on AB-508.
5:53am
Rep. Kremer. Assembly approves law enforcement body camera standards legislation.
5:52am
Rep. Tusler. Has successful fall legislative session.
5:51am
Rep. Considine. Industrial hemp bill passes Legislature.
5:50am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds Assembly for passing legislation to remove barriers to opportunity.
5:48am
Sen. Cowles. Bill to address lead laden water one of six Cowles' bills to clear Assembly.
5:48am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds Assembly passage of regulatory sunset bill.
5:47am
Rep. Krug. Industrial hemp bill passes state Assembly.
5:46am
Sen. Testin, Rep. Kremer. Industrial hemp on the verge of returning to Wisconsin.
5:46am
Rep. Allen. Assembly votes to bolster economy.
5:45am
Badger Institute. Common-sense professional licensure reform bills headed to Gov. Walker's desk.
5:43am
Rep. Kleefisch. Honors veteran who cleaned 425 veteran gravestones.

4:54am
Beloit Daily News. Assembly passes bill designed to help remove lead pipes.
4:53am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin approves scaling back beauty parlor regulations.
4:50am
Wisconsin Law Journal. Wisconsin Assembly approves crime victims amendment.
4:46am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin burial site changes clears state Assembly.
4:45am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly approves limits on police body cam access. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Assembly passes bill to allow hemp farming.
4:37am
Fox 6. Bill targeting adults who let teens drink in their homes sent to Gov. Walker.
4:37am
NBC 15. Marriage waiting period elimination passes Assembly.
4:34am
WAOW. Wisconsin Assembly passes bill criminalizing nude photos.

Legislative

4:45pm
Sen. Shilling. Democrats stand with veterans.
3:42pm
Rep. Vruwink. Showing gratitude to our veterans.
2:52pm
Sen. Vukmir. Thanks military members and veterans this Veterans Day.
12:57pm
Edge Messaging. Citizen solider Kooyenga reflects on politics, policy, and military service this Veterans Day weekend.
11:47am
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: A mom's reminder: Still more to do in opioid crisis.
10:58am
Rep. Felzkowski, Sen. Tiffany. TV White Space: The answer to rural Wisconsin's broadband woes. Letter to FCC.
10:38am
Rep. Hesselbein. Democratic lawmakers introduce legislative package to honor Wisconsin veterans.
10:03am
Rep. Allen. Dairy lobby shows udder disregard for rebranding.
9:18am
Rep. Jarchow. Promises made, promises kept.
9:17am
Sens. Bewley, Hansen. Column: Counties and property taxpayers shoudn't be left to address opioid crisis on their own.
9:16am
Sens, Bewley, Hansen. Call on AG to seek pharma accountability for opioid crisis. Letter to AG Schimel.
9:05am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Pledges to inform, educate co-op members about changes to statutes.
5:49am
Rep. Hintz. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Wisconsin deserves better than the FoxConn deal.

9:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Step on the gas to fight OWI.
6:00am
WAOW. Reaction pours in on proposal to lower Wisconsin's legal drinking age.
5:03am
WQOW. Tavern officials, police react to proposed drinking age change.
4:52am
WISC. Bill aims to make Veterans' Day a state holiday in Wisconsin.
4:47am
WKBT. College campuses consider effects of lower drinking age.
4:46am
Badger Herald. Bill lowering drinking age to 19 faces opposition.

State Agencies

3:21pm
DATCP. Quarantines Iowa County deer breeding farm after connection to Waupaca County hunting ranch CWD investigation.
3:18pm
DOT. Issues new specialty license plate.
1:55pm
DOJ. Deceptive veterans charity dissolves following action by state charity regulators.
1:07pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Nov. 13-19.
11:44am
DFI. State-chartered credit unions grow net income, lending by double digits.

1:57pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New federal prosecutor for western Wisconsin will head Lincoln Hills juvenile prison investigation.
5:06am
WJFW. Staff at Lincoln Hills School and Youth Prison face dangerous working conditions.
4:52am
WEAU. DNR: Multiple charges against captive deer farm in Trempealeau Co.

Economy/Business

4:43pm
WMC. Foxconn will bring jobs, opportunity for Wisconsin.
3:32pm
Rep. Hintz. Risky FoxConn deal puts taxpayers on the hook for $3 billion dollars.
3:28pm
One Wisconsin Now. Statements on Gov. Scott Walker signing contract to implement largest state giveaway to a foreign corporation in U.S. history.
3:20pm
DPW. The art of a desperate deal: Gov. Walker signs $3 billion taxpayer giveaway to Foxconn.
2:50pm
Foxconn. After President Trump welcomed Foxconn to the White House, Foxconn and State of Wisconsin sign agreement for US$10 billion state-of-the-art LCD panel plant.
2:47pm
Sen. Shilling. Gov. Walker's re-election Hail Mary falls short.
2:47pm
Sen. Taylor. Walker accepts $3 billion liability, rejects accountability.
2:46pm
Rep. Nygren. Foxconn contract provides taxpayer assurances.

4:42pm
WHBY. Outagamie County leader reacts to Appvion cuts.
3:29pm
Gov. Walker. And Foxconn Chairman Gou sign historic agreement to bring $10 billion world-class advanced manufacturing campus, 13,000 jobs to Wisconsin.
3:25pm
Fox 6. "Turning point for southeast Wisconsin:" Gov. Scott Walker, Foxconn leader sign plant contract.
3:24pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With flourish, Walker and Foxconn chairman sign contract for huge factory, huge state aid.
9:27am
Racine Journal Times. Mount Pleasant studies Foxconn roadwork impact on wetlands.
5:19am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Contract gives Foxconn chance at 3,000 job cushion to avoid clawbacks.
5:05am
NBC 26. Fond du Lac cheese factory to close, more than 126 employees affected.
5:04am
Fox 11. Appvion cutting 200 jobs as carbonless paper production moves.
4:51am
WTMJ. Foxconn's hiring requirements give high hopes to MSOE students.
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Billionaire Terry Gou made guarantee to avoid 'nuclear bomb' in Wisconsin's $3B Foxconn deal.
4:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Foxconn looks forward to Wisconsin plant after contract.

Statewide

2:51pm
DeWitt Ross & Stevens. Wisconsin Super Lawyers & Rising Stars announced.
12:55pm
EDP Renewables, Dairyland Power Cooperative. Dedicate 98 megawatt wind farm in Wisconsin.
10:27am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Where does your state rank in red tape, barriers to economic opportunity?

6:11am
Reuters. Opioid abuse crisis takes heavy toll on U.S. veterans.
5:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Researcher: Wisconsin farmland close to CAFOs is worth more.

Education

12:50pm
AFSCME Council 32. UW Board of Regents approves merger plan.
11:46am
Marquette University. Law professor Ellis, ACLU voting rights advocate McGrath go 'On the Issues' at Marquette Law School.
4:55am
UW-Green Bay. UW System Board of Regents approves reorganization of UW-Marinette, UW-Manitowoc and UW-Sheboygan with UW-Green Bay.

5:21am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. UW System Board of Regents approve mergers.
4:50am
Cap Times. UW Regents urged to put students first in mapping system reorganization.
4:49am
Daily Cardinal. Uniform segregated fees across UW System approved by Regents.
4:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Regents approve plan to merge UW Colleges with four-year universities. Wisconsin Public Radio. Daily Cardinal.
4:40am
WBAY. Hopes and fears over merger at UW-Marinette.

Local

3:31pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Summary of staturation patrols for speed enforcement.
10:33am
Ladysmith Administrator Christianson. Letter to local elected officials regarding mining.
5:42am
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. The time is now for the Disparity Study.

5:18am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: Milwaukee has most expensive hospitals among U.S. metros.

Congress

1:56pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan VA reform to ensure veterans receive care from trusted doctors passes the Senate.
9:19am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. To Equifax CEO: Provide direct notice to each and every American consumer impacted by your company's failures.
5:54am
Voces de la Frontera. ICYMI: Immigrant youth, children affected by deportation hold Dream Act vigil at Paul Ryan's home.

4:42am
The Hill. Key difference between the Senate and House tax plans.

Politics

11:49am
Jarchow for 10th Senate. Will seek 10th Senate seat.
10:42am
One Wisconsin Now. 'If it's true', Sen. Ron Johnson's failure to strongly confront sexual abuse of women and children continues.

3:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Rep. Adam Jarchow gets into the race to replace state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf.
5:58am
The Hill. Ryan: Roy Moore allegations 'disqualifying if true.'
4:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson: Allegations about U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore 'disqualifying...if true.'
4:39am
Fox 6. "Should've come back...sooner:" Hillary Clinton visits Wisconsin on 'What Happened' book tour.
4:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Din, discord of Trump presidency plays out among neighbors in southwestern Wisconsin.

Thursday November 9, 2017

Governor

1:14pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Happy Veterans Day to Wisconsin's heroes and their families.

Assembly Floor Session

4:49pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Bills saving kids from sex trafficking pass state Assembly & head to governor's desk.
4:48pm
Rep. Goyke, Sen. Testin. Wisconsin State Legislature passes law to help veteran farmers as Veterans Day nears. 
4:46pm
Rep. Goyke, Sen. Roth. Bipartisan pro veteran-owned business legislation passes legislature.
4:41pm
Rep. Spiros. Transportation bills pass Assembly.
4:22pm
Rep. Taylor. On last 2017 session day, Assembly GOP fails to address the people's agenda.
4:17pm
Rep. Steffen. Assembly passes bill to help families of fallen law enforcement officers. 
4:08pm
Rep. Taylor. Assembly Republicans advance bill to deny public access to body camera footage.
4:07pm
Rep. Steineke. Wisconsin Assembly passes good-government red tape reform.
3:46pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bill on preservation of burial sites passes Assembly.
2:36pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Bipartisan legislation passes in state Assembly.
2:16pm
Rep. Sargent. Statement on 'Marsy's Law' vote in Assembly today.
2:11pm
Rep. Steineke. St. John's Lutheran teacher and student recognized as WI Assembly 'Hometown Heroes.'
1:04pm
Sen. Taylor. Assembly to vote on nine Taylor bills.
1:01pm
Rep. Hintz. Last session day until 2018 does nothing to help Wisconsin families.
12:25pm
Rep. Subeck. Trump-Walker agenda fails Wisconsin as Republicans spend 2017 putting politics before people.

1:42pm
Daily Reporter. Apprentice-to-journeyman bill up before state Assembly.

Legislative

3:42pm
Rep. Ballweg. And the Legislature honored the public service of Secretary Ben Brancel.
12:26pm
Sen. Larson. Honoring veterans in our community.
10:07am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Conservation NOW: November 9, 2017.
5:32am
Sen. Taylor. Election results sent loud message.

2:29pm
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Hunting age rules don't need changing.
12:31pm
Beloit Daily News. GOP bill would end wolf management in Wisconsin.
5:13am
Beloit Daily News. Assembly to pass bill allowing lead pipe replacement loans.
5:02am
WAOW. As mining bill heads to governor's desk, critics grow weary.
5:00am
NBC 15. MADD against bill lowering drinking age.
5:00am
NBC 26. Reaction mixed to hunting age bill.
4:41am
WISN. Some Wisconsin lawmakers want to block public from seeing police body cam video.
4:39am
Fox 6. Assembly poised to pass hemp farming bill; sending bill to Gov. Walker.
4:38am
NBC 26. Walker expected to sign bill to lift ban on gold and silver mining.
4:37am
Duluth News Tribune. Wisconsin lifts copper mine limits, but no project imminent.
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Industry advocates laud Legislature's repeal of mining moratorium law.
4:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Bill would eliminate water skiing spotters in Wisconsin.
4:34am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Assembly to pass crime victims amendment.
4:34am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly to vote on bill targeting Wisconsin state rules.
4:33am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Assembly to consider healthy food bill for FoodShare recipients.
4:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Licensing requirements for barbers, cosmetologists eyed.
4:30am
Merrill Foto News. Wisconsin legislators proposed bill to manage wolf population.
4:29am
WTMJ. Residents split on proposal to lower Wisconsin drinking age to 19.

State Agencies

4:40pm
DNR. Outdoor Report
4:14pm
WEDC. Wisconsin companies invited to take part in Mexico global trade venture.
4:11pm
DOT. Protecting those who protect our highways.
3:43pm
DSPS. Meetings, week of Nov. 13.
1:00pm
One Wisconsin Now. Report: Rigged bid delivers state contract for Gov. Scott Walker's campaign treasurer.
10:49am
DNR. Joint state investigation leads to multiple charges against captive deer farm in Trempealeau County.
5:31am
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance.

Economy/Business

4:16pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Ready, set...pitch! 17 emerging firms set for Nov. 16 Elevator Pitch Olympics.
4:15pm
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. 21 members score perfect 100 on human rights campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index.
4:52am
WEDC and SIO International Wisconsin, Inc. (Foxconn) tax credit agreement draft.

5:02am
WXOW. Contract approved, state will pay 17 percent of Foxconn employee salaries.
5:01am
WTMJ. Mount Pleasant family could lose century-old farm to Foxconn.
4:49am
Fox 6. WEDC approves $3 billion Foxconn incentives contract, signing scheduled for Friday.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. WEDC board approves Foxconn contract, which includes CEO's personal guarantee. Cap Times. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:47am
Milwaukee Biz Times. WEDC board signs off on Foxconn job targets, clawbacks in staff review. 

Statewide

2:53pm
Alliant Energy. More than 7,500 households got help staying warm last heating season.
1:24pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. 'Checks and balances,' dispersed power mark state and local governments.

4:32am
Cap Times. Inside Planned Parenthood: Doctors, patients struggle to navigate Wisconsin's restrictive abortion laws.

Courts

11:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Appeals court rules against Milwaukee County in retirement dispute with more than 600 workers.
5:19am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Menominee plan to sue EPA, Army Corps over Back 40 mine.

Education

4:10pm
UW System Student Reps. Official response to UW System restructuring plan.
3:45pm
UW System. Board of Regents approves restructure of UW Colleges and UW-Extension.
3:43pm
UW-Stout. Tracing toxic metals in foods.
1:08pm
UW-Madison. New theory could open potent new applications for light.
12:22pm
UW System. Recognizes seven institutions for earning UW VETS certification.
12:21pm
UW-River Falls. Earns UW System VETS certification.
12:19pm
UW-Madison. Curator at ag station helps growers keep close watch on potato health.
10:13am
UW-Madison. Breeding highly productive corn has reduced its ability to adapt.
10:02am
AWSA. Lakeland Union High School Assistant Principal Justin Szews named Wisconsin Assistant Principal of the Year.

2:31pm
Cap Times. Former UW official: What did system President Ray Cross do to fix UW Colleges and Extension?
2:30pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Merger of UW campuses expected to get green light from regents, despite calls to slow down.
5:12am
Beloit Daily News. Teachers speak out about school conditions.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Regents poised to vote on UW System restructuring plan.
4:44am
WBAY. UW Fox Valley students voice concerns ahead of merger vote.

Local

4:59am
WFRV. Oshkosh city council approves sale of golf course to Oshkosh Corporation.
4:42am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Seven things to know about wheel taxes in Wisconsin.

Congress

4:21pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Gets the job done on Buy American standard in National Defense Authorization Act.
2:35pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Votes against tax bill that gives large tax cuts to powerful special interests at expense of hardworking Wisconsinites.
1:25pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan group calling on DOJ to provide guidance on boosting support for forensic labs in efforts to combat opioid epidemic.
12:28pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Introduces the RFG Modernization Act.

5:25am
Bloomberg. House panel set to vote as Senate enters fray: tax debate update.
4:45am
NBC 15. Rep. Pocan undergoes bypass surgery.

Politics

2:48pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. WI-06 added to battleground list.
2:13pm
RAGA. Attorney General Schimel visits Dodge County during statewide tour.
12:24pm
RPW. What they're saying: "The rest of the Bryce's story" leads to terrible, awful, no good, very bad week.
12:20pm
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Leaders from southeast Wisconsin announce support.
12:18pm
Right Wisconsin. Welcomes former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Wisconsin.
10:51am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP mega-donors linked to offshore tax havens backed Walker.
10:48am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Wisconsin drinking age revisited.
10:11am
Walker for Governor. Completes statewide re-election tour pledging to move Wisconsin forward.

1:40pm
Racine Journal Times. Former Mason aide enters race for his Assembly seat.
12:29pm
Duluth News Tribune. Walker stumps in Superior.
5:04am
Fox 6. GOP Senate hopeful Kevin Nicholson supported Rosie O'Donnell's gun control views.
4:43am
Christian Science Monitor. In Wisconsin, will Walker's reelection bid serve as conservatism's next test?
4:39am
WQOW. Gubernatorial candidate Mike McCabe visits Eau Claire.

Wednesday November 8, 2017

Governor

1:23pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker to name Sen. Sheila Harsdorf as his agriculture secretary.
4:35am
Racine Journal Times. Mason's Assembly seat to be filled by special election.
4:34am
Badger Herald. Walker signs executive order creating special election to replace former Rep. Cory Mason.

Senate Floor Session

3:32pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: State Senate advances Marsy's Law for Wisconsin.
3:16pm
Cooperative Network. Passage of Assembly Bill 353 a "win" for Wisconsin cooperatives.
3:14pm
Natural Resources Development Association. ICYMI: Wisconsin State Senate stands with clean environment and strong economy by passing the Mining for America Act.
11:14am
River Alliance of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Senate chooses mining companies over local communities.
10:10am
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. Applauds passage of homeowners bill of rights.
10:06am
Wisconsin Grandsons of Liberty. Wisconsin Joins the call for federal balanced budget amendment.
8:35am
WMC. Senate takes strong step forward for mining jobs & investment.
8:34am
Rep. Taylor. Senate Republicans vote to re-write U.S. Constitution.
8:33am
Rep. Jarchow. Two bills part of "Homeowners' Bill of Rights" pass.
8:31am
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on the Wisconsin legislative repeal of "prove it safe" law for mining.
5:11am
Sen. Tiffany. Wisconsin Senate passes Mining for America Act.
5:10am
Sen. LeMahieu. Recount reform passes Senate.
5:09am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. With elections just a year away, Legislature abandons Wisconsin families.
5:07am
Sen. Larson. Convention of states pushed through by Koch Brothers Senate GOP.
5:06am
Sen. Miller. Statement: Danger.
5:06am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Senate strikes job-creating gold with final passage of Mining for America Act.
5:05am
Sen. Petrowski. State Senate passes proposed mining legislation.
5:04am
Sen. Stroebel. State Senate passes crime package, Ozaukee County Fairgrounds bill.
5:03am
Natural Resources Development Association. Applauds the state Senate for passage of landmark mining legislation.
5:01am
Sen. Shilling. Republicans to allow acid mining in Wisconsin.
5:01am
Sen. Taylor. GOP moves to open Pandora's box.

5:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin cabin owners who lost at U.S. Supreme Court win in the Wisconsin Legislature.
5:43am
NBC 15. Senate passes crime victim amendment.
4:56am
WBAY. Wisconsin Legislature votes to restrict election recounts.
4:53am
Cap Times. Bill to end Wisconsin's effective sulfide mining moratorium heads to Scott Walker's desk. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. With Senate vote, Wisconsin joins call for unprecedented convention to amend U.S. Constitution. Cap Times. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate passes tougher penalties for crimes.
4:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate signs off on crime bill that could increase taxpayer costs by $57 million.
4:38am
U.S. News & world Report. Bill tightening recounts in Wisconsin passes Senate.
4:37am
NBC 26. Wisconsin Senate passes hemp farming bill.
4:36am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Senate eliminates minimum hunting age.
4:36am
WTMJ. Bills toughening drunken driving law clear Wisconsin Senate.

Assembly Floor Session

4:55am
WQOW. WI Assembly passes bill to loosen wetland restrictions.
4:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly approves giving Wisconsin food stamp users a discount on produce, health groceries.
4:32am
Fox 11. 15-year-olds could work as lifeguards under Wisconsin bill.

Legislative

4:53pm
Rep. Wachs. Votes against Foxconn contract.
4:24pm
WISPIRG. Assembly should pass SB48 to "get the lead out."
4:18pm
Sen. Carpenter. Top ten reasons Wisconsin got conned.
4:12pm
Sen. Shilling. Troubled jobs agency finalizes $3 billion Foxconn contract.
4:00pm
Rep. Ed Brooks. Rural legislators announce workforce package.
3:59pm
Rep. Petryk. Rural Wisconsin workforce package introduced in state Legislature.
3:55pm
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Speed and secrecy leaves the public out in the cold.
3:34pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Moving forward with accountability effort on Mining for America Act.
1:52pm
NewDEAL. Senator Shilling named finalist in National Ideas Challenge.
1:34pm
Rep. Steineke. Adopt-A-Soldier founder to be recognized as WI Assembly "Hometown Hero."
12:47pm
Reps. Jarchow, Felzkowski, Quinn; Sen. Tiffany. Wisconsin legislators propose bill to manage wolf population.

1:32pm
Fox 11. Bill would lower drinking age in Wisconsin to 19.
11:10am
River Falls Journal. Harsdorf on short list for top agriculture post?
5:39am
WISC. Democrats on WEDC board express concerns ahead of Foxconn vote.
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Employer, health care groups clash over workers' compensation.
4:31am
WKOW. Vos says Foxconn deal will be good for taxpayers.
4:31am
Appleton Post-Crescent.  Rape survivor urges legislative action on Wisconsin's untested rape kits.

State Agencies

12:50pm
DHS. Get your flu shot now, be protected for the holidays.

2:18pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker's campaign treasurer's firm gets state contract after being the only bidder.

Economy/Business

11:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Closed door vote coming today on $3B in subsidies for Foxconn flat screen plant in Wisconsin.

Statewide

3:10pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Recognizes 11 for contributions to dentistry, public oral health.
1:35pm
American Lung Association. 4 facts Wisconsinites should know about lung cancer screening.

Courts

11:44am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Files petition for review with the Wisconsin Supreme Court in Professor McAdams' case against Marquette.

5:40am
WJFW. Northwoods counties join major opioid lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies.
5:38am
WQOW. Chippewa County Board votes to join lawsuit against opioid makers.
4:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin lawsuits blame drug makers for opioid crisis.
4:45am
Fox 6. "A disaster:" Federal lawsuit filed by 28 WI counties blames drug makers for opioid crisis.
4:40am
Kenosha News. County ponders joining opioid lawsuit against drug makers.

Education

2:06pm
UW-Madison. Training to serve Wisconsin families.
1:47pm
One Wisconsin Institute. University of Wisconsin students blast Board of Regents policy threatening free speech on campuses.
1:46pm
DPI Supt. Evers. Educating our kids; building our future.
1:42pm
UW-Madison. UW scientists create a recipe to make human blood-brain barrier.
1:36pm
PROFS. Statement on UW System and Board of Regents actions that are inconsistent with the university's proud history of shared governance and state law.
11:31am
Marquette University. Economics of education expert will deliver annual Marburg Lecture.
8:30am
UW-Platteville. Hosts materials and manufacturing network.

8:39am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan city leaders: Merge UW-Sheboygan with Milwaukee.
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cross: Why we must revamp the UW Colleges and Extension.
4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin higher ed officials brace for loss of Perkins Loan Program.
4:41am
Sauk Prairie Eagle. Educators getting crunched.
4:39am
Daily Cardinal. UW restructuring rumors and unanswered questions trouble faculty and administrators.

Local

5:30am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Wheel tax cut from proposed Green Bay budget.
5:22am
Superior Telegram. Council waits for state on Kestrel.
4:48am
Fox 6. Milwaukee Common Council overrides Barrett veto, asks state for power to fire policy chief.

Congress

4:10pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Undergoes heart surgery.
3:44pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Bipartisan amendment adopted to Hydropower Policy Modernization Act.
3:43pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces bipartisan VA reform to stop federal VA funding from being transferred away from veterans to state general fund.
1:38pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. To Chariman Hatch: Let's keep president Trump's promise to close carried interest tax loophole for hedge funds on Wall Street.
5:00am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Supports Save Local Business Act.

Politics

4:52pm
DPW. Secret $3 billion Foxconn contract approved without public vetting.
3:18pm
RPW. Madison bureaucrat Tony Evers faces growing scandal over failure to protect children.
2:01pm
Flynn for Governor. Statement on the Foxconn contract.
12:56pm
One Wisconsin Now. Before the ink is dry on the contract, Gov. Scott Walker is running away from his Foxconn deal.
8:28am
McCabe for Governor. Barnstorming continues to West Central Wisconsin.
5:10am
Ryan for Congress. Statement on Utah's special election.

12:53pm
Beloit Daily News. Walker changes course on term limits for governor.
11:13am
Appleton Post-Crescent. 4 ways Tammy Baldwin could lose in 2018.
8:38am
Kenosha News. Evers visits with Carthage Dems.
8:37am
Appleton Post-Crescent. 4 ways Scott Walker could lose in 2018.
4:44am
Madison.com. Report: Ryan challenger paid off delinquent child support.
4:41am
Janesville Gazette. Walker talks job growth and re-election in Janesville.
4:34am
Fox 11. Gov. Walker makes campaign stop in Fox Valley.

Tuesday November 7, 2017

Governor

5:29pm
Gov. Walker. Calls for special election for 66th Assembly District.
2:32pm
Rep. Mason. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding resignation.

2:38pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rep. Cory Mason stepping down from Wisconsin Assembly as he takes on job as Racine mayor.

Senate Floor Session

5:17pm
Sen. Tiffany. Homeowners' Bill of Rights legislation passes Wisconsin Assembly and Senate.
5:16pm
Sen. Darling. Senate votes to close OWI loophole.
4:11pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Praises Legislature for passing Homeowners Bill of Rights.
4:09pm
Rep. Brostoff. Condemns the sulfide mining bill.
4:08pm
Sen. Taylor. Senate passes therapeutic diets legislation.
4:06pm
Sen. Craig. Zero-based budgeting bill passes Senate.
3:15pm
Sen. Cowles. Senate approves Cowles/Jacque Brownfields reform bill.
3:13pm
Sen. Vukmir. Senate passes bills to protect communities from repeat violent criminals.
3:12pm
Sen. Vukmir. Seante passes Vukmir bills to protect communities from repeat violent criminals.
2:57pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Crime victims' rights amendment clears Senate.
2:26pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Utilities would be free to destroy 9,999 acres of wetlands.

2:10pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate votes to give crime victims new constitutional rights under Marsy's Law.

Assembly Floor Session

5:38pm
Rep. Snyder. Assembly votes to increase employee access to healthy food.
4:35pm
Rep. Steineke. Assembly Republicans protect homeowners' rights. 
4:34pm
Rep. Brostoff. Calls for Foxconn transparency.
3:38pm
Rep. Kolste. State Assembly honors Bob and Nancy Kimball.
2:36pm
Rep. Neylon. Continues to cut red-tape in Wisconsin.
2:08pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Democrats continue to lead the fight to protect taxpayers on Foxconn.
2:07pm
Rep. Taylor. Assembly Republicans deny public access to $3 billion contract.
2:07pm
Rep. Hintz. Assembly Democrats introduce resolution for FoxConn transparency.

Legislative

5:05pm
Sen. Carpenter. Insufficient WEDC information released about Foxconn to make an informed decision. 
4:07pm
Americans for Tax Reform. Letter to Representatives regarding Assembly Bill 508.
1:39pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Bipartisan legislation passes in state Senate.
9:56am
Rep. Sargent. Statement on second request for public review of Foxconn contract, WEDC Board's two-day review. Letter to WEDC Sec. Hogan.

2:11pm
Cap Times. Rep. Dana Wachs: We need to know the specifics about Foxconn .
1:24pm
U.S. News & World Report. Legislator: Contract with Foxconn will protect taxpayers.
10:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Keep your hands off the U.S. Constitution.
10:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentiinel. Gold mining in Wisconsin? Bill in Senate could start clearing the way.
4:57am
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Senate set to pass tougher penalties for crimes.
4:41am
Beloit Daily News. Bill creates healthy eating pilot for food stamp recipients.
4:40am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Senate set to lift mining moratorium.
4:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Legislature to pass bill allowing utilities to fill wetlands.
4:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Bills toughening drunken driving law up for vote.
4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Senate could call for national Constitutional Convention.

State Agencies

3:14pm
DNR. Weekly news.
3:14pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Board approves $8.3 million for community projects.
10:43am
DMA. Exercise set for Columbia County Nov. 14-15 in conjunction with GridEx.
9:54am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Learn what's new with Exact Sciences, markets at Nov. 28 Innovation Network lunch in Madison.

4:34am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Election officials reach out to voters who may have moved.
4:22am
WKBT. AG tells Walker board can make self-insurance available.

Economy/Business

4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Organic Valley helps bring solar energy to southwestern Wisconsin.

Statewide

2:45pm
Marshfield Clinic. Melvin R. Laird to be honored on first anniversary of his passing.
9:25am
PDPW. World-class speakers bring expertise to Managers Academy.

Courts

11:10am
District I Court of Appeals. Milwaukee District Council 48 v. Milwaukee County.

11:27am
CBS 58. Wisconsin counties to file lawsuit against drug companies to end prescription opioid epidemic.
4:23am
Fox 11. Lawsuit threatened against federal agencies in Back Forty Mine dispute.

Education

1:19pm
UW-Stout. STEM Festival introduces area teens to college-level science.
12:33pm
UW-Madison. New model reveals possbility of pumping antibiotics into bacteria.
12:17pm
UW-Madison. Dan Ludois, inventor of new electrostatic motor, named Moore Inventor Fellow.
12:12pm
One Wisconsin Now. Americans over age 60 fastest growing demographic for student loan debt.
11:13am
Marquette University. Journal Sentinel reporter Gilbert goes "On the Issues" to discuss Wisconsin's political climate.

10:02am
Cap Times. County officials worry UW reorganization could mean loss of local identity for colleges.
4:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Financial impact of UW Colleges merger plan remain unclear as Regents vote approaches.
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Superior students protest move to suspend programs.

Local

4:36pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Acting sheriff orders enhanced truck enforcement.
4:55am
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Milwaukee County Board sticks its head in the sand.

1:21pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 28 Wisconsin counties sue prescription drug makers to recover costs of fighting opioid epidemic.
4:25am
WUWM. Milwaukee aldermen poised to determine fate of police chief.
4:24am
WKOW. Madison church considers adding armed guards to services, others make security plan.

Congress

3:37pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Leads bipartisan letter calling for protection of 'Buy American' requirements.
3:36pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins colleagues urging Senate Finance Committee to reject tax changes to 401(k)'s.

4:33am
The Hill. Trump preparing executive order to scale back ObamaCare's individual mandate: reports.

Politics

4:33pm
Flynn for Governor. Releases his policies for moving Wisconsin forward again.
11:29am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Continues re-election campaign announcement tour.
10:39am
DPW. Republicans eliminate whistleblower incentives, protect corporations that cheat WI taxpayers.

4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats lining up to challenge Walker, but struggle to stand out.
4:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Study: Black voter turnout in Wisconsin declined by nearly one-fifth in 2016.
4:34am
WKBT. Analysts say more Democrats challenging Gov. Walker than ever before.
4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Middleton teacher case becomes focus of governor's race.
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Scott Walker kicks off re-election bus tour.
4:28am
La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Scott Walker kicks off 2018 campaign tour in Onalaska.
4:28am
La Crosse Tribune. Democratic candidates trade jabs...at Scott Walker. WKBT.
4:26am
WJFW. Walker pushes reelection campaign in Rhinelander, pledges to keep "moving Wisconsin forward."

Monday November 6, 2017

Governor

6:03am
First Lady Walker. Supports Adult and Teen Challenge Wisconsin, promotes its mission at annual banquet and auction.

5:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker signs bill to outlaw all fentanyl analogs.
4:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Walker say he won't visit Wisconsin's juvenile prisons.

Legislative

4:21pm
Wisconsin Budget Project. Wisconsin Senate to vote on measure that could give wide latitude to delegates making changes to U.S. Constitution.
2:40pm
Various Organizations. Memo to Speaker Vos, Majority Leader Sen. Fitzgerald and Legislature regarding opposition to LRB-0917, the "Teacher Protection Act."
1:00pm
Rep. Pope, Sen. Bewley. Democrats move to put Wisconsin schools first.
11:11am
Sen. Testin. Column: Fighting back against the opiate crisis.
10:50am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Senate to vote on GOP bills for Constitutional Convention.
9:02am
Rep. Steineke. Olympic gold medalist to receive Hometown Hero award.
9:01am
Rep. Steineke. Janesville philanthropists recognized as Assembly Hometown Heroes.
6:04am
Rep. Ballweg. Recognized Tiffany Thoma for Hometown Hero award.
5:42am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. State Senate to vote Tuesday on dangerous, misguided legislation that will undermine the U.S. Constitution.

5:13am
Wisconsin Watch. Wisconsin taxpayers lose out on millions after Gov. Scott Walker, lawmakers repeal anti-fraud law.
5:11am
WISC. Bill aims to stop distracted driving; expands penalties.
5:09am
WISC. Speaker Vos announces new Assembly Committee on International Affairs and Commerce.
5:08am
The Hill. Wisconsin state lawmaker suggests banning abortions to add to labor force.
5:06am
WQOW. New bills would repeal tax and increase access to menstrual products in WI.
5:03am
WEAU. Bill aims to ban use of aborted fetal tissue for research.
5:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Stripping wetland protections to have consequences, intended or not.
5:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Proposal would eliminate 6-month waiting period for remarriage after a divorce.
5:00am
WAOW. Wisconsin bills hope to improve sheriff's property sales.
4:57am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Bill would remove 'America's Dairyland' from license plates.
4:51am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County delegation divided on tourism tax bills.
4:49am
Daily Cardinal. Walker urged to oppose controversial immigration bill as he embarks on re-election bid.
4:46am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Assembly approves ginseng as state's official herb.
4:45am
Daily Cardinal. Nursing certification would become easier under a Republican bill.

State Agencies

4:16pm
DATCP. Something Special from Wisconsin offers holiday and gift-giving options that are 'uniquely Wisconsin.'
2:06pm
AG Schimel. Issues formal opinion on the Group Insurance Board. 
1:04pm
DMA. West Bend-based medevac unit back on U.S. soil after Afghanistan deployment.
1:03pm
WEDC. Governor Walker proclaims Nov. 6-12 as Wisconsin Startup Week.
1:02pm
DOT. Governor Walker announces new Rustic Road designated in Walworth County.
10:21am
ETF. Study: Empower campaign closed retirement savings gender gap by more than half.
10:07am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. State of Wisconsin mails postcards to voters who may have moved.

1:29pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. $75 million crime lab plan in Wauwatosa moving forward.
5:04am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: A fox to guard the DOT hen house.

Economy/Business

2:34pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Sector67's Meyer to make public appearance Nov. 15 at Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium.
1:15pm
Sen. Carpenter. WEDC - seeing contract today, a good first step, taxpayer protection still top priority. 

3:25pm
Chicago Tribune. Lawyer: GLBT's 261-mile rail plan 'officially over.'
5:55am
Racine Journal Times. Transit and Foxconn: Legislators weigh in on RTA, other solutions.
4:52am
Chicago Tribune. Wisconsin's economic development agency to review Foxconn contract.

Environment/Outdoors

4:53am
WEAU. 2 invasive species threaten northern Wisconsin forests.

Statewide

5:00pm
Rep. Nygren. (Updated) Opioid prescriptions fall drastically.
3:04pm
Rep. Nygren. Opioid prescriptions fall drastically.
2:35pm
Rep. Taylor. Statement on Texas tragedy.
10:22am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Wisconsin Dells' Dr. Dave Clemons sworn in as state dental association president.

1:26pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Opioid doses drop in Wisconsin, but overdose deaths continue to rise.
5:19am
Reuters. Gunman kills 26 in rural Texas church during Sunday service.

Courts

5:54am
Chippewa Herald. Vets file class action lawsuit over use of unsterilized dental equipment at Tomah VA.

Education

4:22pm
Marquette University. Celebrates inaugural Community Engagement Symposium by honoring professors, organizations.
2:37pm
WEDC, UW-Extension. High-tech small businesses could receive up to $75,000 from SBIR Advance matching grant.
2:35pm
UW-Madison. Cool idea: Magma held in 'cold storage' before giant volcano eruption.
12:59pm
UW-River Falls. And local business partner to help students 'dress the part.'
12:57pm
UW-River Falls. Visiting professor to speak on the two Koreas.
12:56pm
Spectrum, History Channel. Hold Take A Veterans To School Day event at St. Mary Catholic High School in Neenah.

8:01am
Cap Times. Survey: Politically conservative students feel safe, respected and at home at UW-Madison.
4:48am
CBS 58. UW-Milwaukee forces student vote on potential fee increase.

Local

4:20pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. (Revised) Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopts 2018 budget.
4:20pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Thanks County Board for adoption of amendment to restore $200,000 for senior center operations.
4:17pm
Milwaukee County Sup. West. 2018 county budget calls for exploration of AODA treatment pods at the Milwaukee County House of Correction
3:24pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Nicholson. 2018 county budget includes funding to combat sex trafficking.
3:23pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Dimitrijevic. 2018 county budget includes eviciton reduction plan.
3:22pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. 2018 budget includes $90,000 for youth training programs.
3:21pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopts 2018 budget.
1:01pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in seven arrests.

2:07pm
WTMJ. Milwaukee County board rejects $60 wheel tax.
5:37am
Beloit Daily News. Strong Beloit pushback on sex offender plan.
4:47am
WTMJ. Madison may require convenience stores to install cameras.

Congress

3:08pm
Reuters. Facing pockets of dissent, Republicans begin revising tax bill.
1:24pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Proposed federal tax cut plan eliminates Historic Tax Credit.
8:00am
The Hill. Ryan feels 'very good' about passing tax bill by Thanksgiving.
5:09am
WBAY. Sen. Baldwin opposes House GOP tax plan.
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin attacks Republican tax plan before a sympathetic audience in Racine.
5:00am
The Hill. Senators raise concern that TSA employees still afraid to blow the whistle.
4:59am
The Hill. Tax bill raises red flags for Senate GOP.
4:56am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Republican tax plan will provide tax cut for middle class, U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy says. Cap Times.

Politics

2:37pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker flanked by big donors for reelection announcement.
12:58pm
Koehler for 58th Assembly. Announces candidacy in Wisconsin's 58th Assembly District's special election.
11:14am
Walker for Governor. In the News: Gov. Walker announces 2018 re-election campaign, calls for "grassroots army."
11:10am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. I stand with Walker, Kleefisch.
10:50am
One Wisconsin Now. For student loan borrowers, Scott Walker is America's worst governor.
9:04am
McCabe for Governor. To participate in La Crosse's candidate forum.
5:53am
Walker for Governor. Announces 2018 re-election campaign, saying there's "more to be done."
5:51am
Flynn for Governor. Statement on Scott Walker campaign announcement.
5:43am
DPW. It's too late: Wisconsin can't trust a "new" Scott Walker.
5:41am
Evers for Governor. Despite Wisconsin's stagnant economy, Walker running for third term.

1:40pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker explains why he didn't mention Foxconn in campaign speech.
1:23pm
Cap Times. Matt Flynn on running against Scott Walker: 'I'm going to come at him very, very hard.'
1:16pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker downplays Foxconn as deal not a sure winner on campaign trail.
5:26am
WQOW. Gubernatorial candidate Dane Wachs weighs in on Gov. Walker's re-election bid.
5:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Donald Trump support, 'outsider' label key in Wisconsin GOP U.S. Senate primary.
5:15am
WISC. Kevin Nicholson's mother donates to Tammy Baldwin, other Democrats.
5:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson tangles with Ryan, Sensenbrenner, Farrow.
5:10am
La Crosse Tribune. Tammy Baldwin: 'Unfair process' for Democrats in 2016 presidential primary.
5:08am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Gov. Scott walker says there's 'more work to be done,' will seek re-election in 2018.
4:59am
Fox 6. A look back on Gov. Walker's 2nd term, as he asks voters for a 3rd.
4:58am
WKOW. Democrats canvass for support as Walker announces bid for 3rd term.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker commits to serving full term if re-elected in 2018.
4:55am
ABC News. Wisconsin's Gov. Scott Walker launches bid for third term.
4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker: 'We're ready to move forward because there's more to be done.'

Friday November 3, 2017

Governor

3:16pm
Gov. Walker. Georgia Maxwell elected chair of the Labor and Industry Review Commission.
1:23pm
Gov. Walker. Announces Wisconsin awarded more than $15 million to fight opioid epidemic.
12:43pm
Gov. Walker. Signs bill banning synthetic types of fentanyl.

2:34pm
Beloit Daily News. Walker quickly signs bill aimed at fentanyl analogs.

Assembly Floor Session

4:28pm
Rep. Hebl. Assembly Republicans move to repeal anti-pollution law.
2:09pm
Rep. Hintz. Special interests say jump, GOP asks "How High."
2:00pm
River Alliance of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Assembly vote on sulfide mining puts communities & businesses at risk.
12:47pm
Rep. Edming. Backs the Mining for America Act.
11:45am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Assembly approves GOP bill to end mining moratorium.
11:44am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Republican bill approved to restrict abortion coverage for state employees.
11:43am
Rep. Hutton. Statement on passage of the Mining for America Act.
10:21am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Applauds the passage of AB-128 in the state Assembly.
9:19am
WHCA/WiCAL. Applauds Assembly vote on CNA training bill.
9:04am
Rep. Rodriguez. Assembly approves legislation honoring former Senator Grobschmidt.
9:02am
Rep. Ohnstad. Statement on acid mining and anti-choice bills.
5:50am
Natural Resources Development Association. Applauds the state Assembly for passage of landmark mining legislation.
3:42am
Rep. Subeck. Statement on Assembly passage of AB-499.
3:41am
Sen. Tiffany. Statement on Assembly passage of Mining for American Act.
3:40am
WMC. Lauds Assembly for supporting mining jobs and investment.
3:39am
Rep. Novak. Opposes sulfide mining bill.
3:37am
Rep. Stuck. Bi-partisan job access loan reform bill passes in state Legislature.
3:36am
Rep. Steineke. Assembly Republicans pass transformative mining legislation.
3:35am
Rep. Spiros. Bills pass Assembly.

11:20am
Wausau Daily Herald. Ginseng would be Wisconsin's state herb under proposed bill.
4:12am
Fox 6. Headed to Gov. Walker: Bill would make fentanyl a controlled substance; possession would be felony.
4:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Assembly approves bill to clear way for mining of copper and gold. Cap Times.
4:10am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly approves bill blocking state health plan from covering abortion. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:45am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly eliminates Wisconsin's minimum hunting age.

Legislative

3:14pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Changing our identity for special interests.
2:01pm
Rep. Hintz. WEDC board to vote on Foxconn contract...without reading it.
12:51pm
Dairy Business Association. Letter to lawmakers on redesigning the motor vehicle registration plate.
11:37am
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: ACA Healthcare Markeplace helps more people in WI than ever: Sign up now!
10:56am
Reps. Subeck, Brostoff. Democrats introduce CNA Pay Act to address nursing aide shortage. LRB-4743. LRB-4744. LRB-4745.
10:40am
Rep. Steffen. To chair International Affairs and Commerce Committee.
10:31am
Speaker Vos. Announces new Assembly Committee on International Affairs and Commerce.

2:32pm
Janesville Gazette. Dairy group opposes move away from license plate slogan.
9:09am
La Crosse Tribune. Lawmaker: Put Wisconsin license plate design and slogan in hands of high school contest.
4:24am
Daily Reporter. Panel gives favorable nod to journeyman-to-apprentice bill.
4:22am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Have Brown County taxpayers pay for more prosecutors? Supervisors say no, twice.
4:09am
Daily Cardinal. Wisconsin Legislature debates two separate abortion bills.
4:01am
WTMJ. Wisconsin speaker doesn't deny chastising Kasich.
3:58am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin senators consider bills to limit research using fetal tissues.

State Agencies

3:15pm
DATCP. Petition period opens for 2018 Ag Enterprise Areas.
2:07pm
WEDC. Wisconsin Oven, TPS opens new facility in Walworth County.
12:48pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Oct. 30-Nov. 5.

4:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. WEDC board to review Foxconn contract before vote.
11:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin prisons shed temporary workers after limits are put on their pay.
9:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Tell WEDC to cough up the Foxconn contract.
5:39am
WJFW. Lockdown lifted at Lincoln Hills; attorney general speaks on 'dangers' of judges' order for prison.
4:46am
WBAY. Target 2 Investigates: Winnebago Mental Health workers pushed to the limit.
4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DOJ to clear sexual assault testing backlog by end of 2018.
4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's corrections spending higher than  average, report finds.
4:03am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin traffic deaths were up in October.
4:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Teen inmate stole pepper spray, blasted guard in face at troubled Wisconsin prison.
3:53am
Milwaukee Biz Times. WEDC board to vote Wednesday on staff review of Foxconn deal, not contract.
3:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lincoln Hills teacher, union steward skeptical of DOC reforms.
3:47am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Four new revelations about Wisconsin's rape kits backlog.

Economy/Business

1:22pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin exports up 6.5% for the year.
4:33am
Chippewa Herald. Hewlett Packard Enterprise moving manufacturing jobs to Chippewa Falls.
4:25am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Nekoosa paper mill sold to private equity firm Sentinel Capital Partners.
4:08am
The Hill. Wealth gap grows after recession as minorities struggle to recover.

Statewide

3:46am
Duluth News Tribune. Insurance plans get high marks in Wisconsin, Minnesota.

Courts

1:57pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. (Updated) Calendar and case synposes - November 2017.
11:29am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin circuit court eFiling project ahead of schedule.
10:58am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts 11 new cases.

2:31pm
Janesville Gazette. 35 states and DC back bid to collect online sales taxes

Education

2:05pm
Marquette University. To host annual O'Brein Fellowship in Public Service Journalism conference.
2:02pm
UW-Madison. 3-D imaging of collagen may become vital tool for precision cancer treatment.
10:12am
UW-Platteville. Engineers Without Borders completes school in Africa.

4:05am
WEAU. Stout student government opposes merging UW-Barron Co. with UWEC.
3:59am
WTMJ. Campuses face mental health crisis.
3:57am
U.S. News & World Report. Bipartisan mix of speakers on tap for new UW center. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:54am
Badger Herald. Regents' Free Speech policy has good intentions, but many flaws, professor says.

Local

2:12pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Joins business leaders to open new clean, green energy manufacturing facility. 
11:46am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Summary of saturation patrols for speed enforcement.

9:15am
Superior Telegram. Jailers lose protective status with budget.
5:08am
WEAU. Eau Claire Co. committee votes against repealing living wage ordinance.

Congress

4:07pm
One Wisconsin Institute. Despite mounting questions of fitness and legitimacy of Trump administration another extreme judicial nominee approved for lifetome slot on federal judiciary.
4:04pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges Trump administration to support additional funding to combat opioid epidemic.
11:34am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Rep. Kind recognized by Jake Leinenkugel of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for his support of veterans.

9:29am
Politico. Conservatives push to repeal Obamacare mandate in tax package.
8:58am
Washington Post. Senators call for crackdown on pharmaceutical industry 'revolving door.'
4:26am
Cap Times. Paul Soglin: Federal tax proposal will hurt families, individual taxpayers.
4:06am
Bloomberg. House GOP tax bill estimated to add $1.49 trillion to deficit.
4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin residents may see impact from proposed federal tax plan.
4:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Impact of homeowner tax deduction reforms blunted by lower home values in Wisconsin.
3:56am
Gray DC. Wisconsin lawmakers react to tax reform bill.
3:55am
WEAU. Bill introduced to help recruit health care workers to VA facilities.
3:52am
Yahoo News. GOP senators already want changes to House tax reform bill.
3:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In speech to Wauwatosa West students, Ron Johnson lauds Donald Trump's unpredictability in North Korea diplomacy.
3:43am
Real Clear Politics. House GOP bill cuts taxes, but obstacles remain.

Politics

2:21pm
One Wisconsin Now. Ten things to know about Scott Walker, 2017 edition.
11:31am
One Wisconsin Now. ICYMI: Records detail arrests of conservative state Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock for trespassing and obstructing law enforcement officers.

3:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Jim Sensenbrenner defends Paul Ryan, chides GOP U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson.

Thursday November 2, 2017

Governor

2:57pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Forging new partnerships on trade mission to Israel.
2:50pm
Gov. Walker. Applauds Brakebush Brothers Inc. expansion in Marquette County.
12:18pm
Gov. Walker. Returning to Wisconsin following Israel trade mission.

5:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Scott Walker calls special election to replace state Rep. Bob Gannon. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Scott Walker pitches Wisconsin water startups in trade mission to Israel.
4:53am
WISC. Walker invites Israeli leader Netanyahu to visit Wisconsin.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker delays commenting on possible change to Foxconn contract approval.

Assembly Floor Session

5:35pm
Rep. Subeck. Republican plan would diminish nursing care quality, Democrats provide alternative solution to Wisconsin's Certified Nursing Aide shortage.
5:32pm
Rep. Kremer. Assembly honors the life of former Representative Mickey Lehman.
5:30pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Assembly passes bill banning abortion coverage.
4:57pm
Rep. Taylor. Assembly GOP once again targets women's health care.
4:55pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Eureka! WI Assembly ready to strike job-creating pay dirt with passage of Mining for America Act.
4:24pm
Rep. Subeck. Statement on latest Republican rollback of women's health care access.
4:21pm
Rep. Kleefisch. Game-changing fentanyl bill passes state Legislature, heads to governor's desk.

Legislative

4:25pm
Heal Without Harm Coalition. Time is running out; Action is needed now.
3:44pm
Sen. Nass. Senate committee approves sanctuary city bill - SB-275.
3:11pm
Voces de la Frontera. After Wisconsin Senate committee passes anti-immigrant bill SB-275, immigrants & supporters demand Gov. Walker speak out against the bill.
3:09pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Announces Wisconsin Association of Women Police endorsement.
3:06pm
Sen. Vukmir. When it comes to protecting our children, Evers chooses to do nothing.
3:03pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Anti-immigrant bill rushed through Senate.
1:22pm
Rep. Riemer, Sen. Erpenbach. Past time to strengthen BadgerCare for working Wisconsin families.
10:31am
Sen. Shilling. GOP seek ban on lifesaving medical research.
9:53am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP lawmakers pushing bill to help Tesla sell cars in Wisconsin.
9:49am
Rep. Anderson. Hometown Hero: Jean Papalia.
9:23am
Rep. Anderson. Acid mining: Bad for jobs.
8:33am
Sen. Carpenter. Thanks Majority Leader Fitzgerald and Speaker Vos.
5:42am
Rep. Zimmerman. Leads the fight for tax reform.
5:39am
Rep. Tusler. Continues legacy protecting state parks.

3:42pm
NBC 15. Organizations ready for strike if immigration bill continues through legislature.
3:41pm
WUWM. Wisconsin coalition hopes its message builds public concern about mining bill.
3:38pm
WISC. Bill would ask young Wisconsinites to redesign license plate.
9:23am
Dryden Wire. Rep. Quinn: Mining: Why I voted yes.
5:57am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Goyke, Johnson sponsoring Milwaukee urban farming bills.
5:28am
SWNews4U. Momentum gathers in state for industrial hemp.
5:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly to take up bill banning abortion coverage.
5:15am
CBS 58. Lawmakers call to end Miller Park sales tax.
5:13am
Beloit Daily News. Competing fetal tissue research bans up for hearing.
5:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans announce review of state tax system.
5:08am
Janesville Gazette. Local dealer sounds off on Tesla bill.
5:08am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Mishicot family's epinephrine push to honor son with Dillon's Law passes Wisconsin Senate.
5:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Bills on abortion, guns up in the air in final months of Wisconsin legislative session.
4:58am
U.S. News & World Report. Bill would allow Tesla to open dealerships in Wisconsin. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:56am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: Robin Vos confronted John Kasich over Wisconsin redistricting position.
4:50am
WUWM. Milwaukee County seeks alternatives to Lincoln Hills.
4:46am
Fox 6. Lawmaker: WEDC tried to smear auditors after unflattering review.
4:40am
WTMJ. Mayor Barrett blasts bill that impacts Fire and Police Commission.
4:37am
WKBT. State lawmakers consider first responder PTSD compensation bill.

State Agencies

4:26pm
AG Schimel. And Google host internet safety event for youth.
3:12pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
3:07pm
DOT. Preliminary data show 58 people were killed in traffic-related crashes in Wisconsin last month.
2:58pm
DOJ. Receives $2 million for Sexual Assault Kit Initiative and to improve system response to sexual assault.
2:55pm
DOT. Packer gameday travel advisory for Monday, Nov. 6.
1:16pm
DWD. Governor Scott Walker proclaims November 12-18 as Apprenticeship Week in Wisconsin.
9:19am
AG Schimel. Provides $24.7 million for Crime Victim Services in every county in Wisconsin.

4:54am
WISC. Schimel: More than 60,000 lbs. of unused prescription drugs turned in.

Economy/Business

1:21pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.
9:47am
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Office Hours' opens doors for company questions at Nov. 15-16 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium.

4:37am
Milwaukee Biz Times. L.A. County decision means more work for Talgo in Milwaukee.

Statewide

4:23pm
Wisconsin Railroad Association. Secretaries Neitzel, Meyer, and Wadhwa present at Freight Rail Day.
2:54pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Hospitals find experienced nursing , entry-level positions difficult to fill.  Report. Infographic.
5:31am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Midwest CSA Conference early bird rates end Nov. 10.

Courts

5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge: State agency decision upholding firing of ex-DOC chief was proper.
4:40am
WISN. Blocked on Twitter: Three state Republicans sued for blocking progressive advocacy group.

Education

3:04pm
UW-Stout. Student government opposes merging UW-Barron County with UW-Eau Claire.
2:49pm
UW-Stout. University receives national cybersecurity designation.
1:18pm
UW-River Falls. Romines is Innovator in Residence speaker.
1:16pm
UW-Madison. Study: Yoga reduces falls among the elderly.

5:37am
Daily Cardinal. The public university's future in private funding.
5:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Minority students report feeling less welcome at UW-Madison.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:52am
Daily Cardinal. Wisconsin's two-year students worry merger would hurt existing relationships with four-year schools.

Local

4:28pm
Rape Crisis Center. Madison Majestic to hold #MeToo fundraiser on November 9th.
3:05pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. County Board declines accountability vote on wheel tax.
1:20pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. County Board authorizes lawsuit against opioid drug makers.
9:52am
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. (Revised) Mliwaukee County Finance Committee adopts balanced budget.
9:48am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Great news for Milwaukee - by way of California.

4:49am
Baraboo News Republic. Watchdog says state law encouraged Sauk County budget 'trick.'
4:45am
Beloit Daily News. Resources needed to fight opioid crisis in U.S. 
4:42am
WJFW. Northwoods Narcan prescriptions rise to protect against opioid overdoses.
4:39am
WKOW. Cuba City EMS suspended after failure to respond to emergency call.
4:38am
Fox 11. $20 wheel tax proposed again in Green Bay.

Congress

4:54pm
Wisconsin Budget Project. New Republican tax plan would still be a windfall for millionaires.
4:20pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
2:48pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Republicans' billionaires first tax plan.
1:19pm
One Wisconsin Now. Trump-Ryan Republican tax plan axes federal deduction for student loan borrowers.
10:28am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces legislation to slow revolving door between the pharmaceutical industry and federal agencies.
10:24am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Introduces bill to help recruit health care professionals to Wisconsin VA facilities.
5:38am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Introduces bill to encourage accelerated college completion rates.

5:01am
WISC. Wisconsin lawmaker introduces bill to accelerate undergraduate education.

Federal Agencies

4:53am
WEAU. Employees and veterans rally outside Tomah VA medical center.

Politics

1:22pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Unveils 100+ Wisconsin endorsements.
12:19pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Calls on Grothman to oppose GOP middle-class tax hike.
8:34am
McCabe for Governor. Barnstorming continues in Northern Wisconsin.
5:27am
Stanek for 58th Assembly. Announces candidacy for state Assembly.

5:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. Leah Vukmir: Kevin Nicholson should apologize for criticizing Paul Ryan.

Wednesday November 1, 2017

Governor

3:23pm
Gov. Walker. The Water Council signs two agreements to increase collaboration during trade mission.
10:55am
Gov. Walker.  Calls special election for 58th Assembly District.

Senate Floor Session

5:37am
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on passage of Clean Water Access bill.

4:57am
WKOW. Senate passes bill to prohibit adults from hosting teen drinking parties.
4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate passes ban on deadly synthetic versions of fentanyl.
4:15am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin Senate approves woodchuck season.
4:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Senate sends homelessness bills to the governor.
4:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Senate OKs several bills, including new fentanyl regulations.
4:08am
NBC 26. 'Dillon's Law' passes Wisconsin Senate.
4:07am
Daily Reporter. Senate passes lead pipe replacement bill.

Legislative

4:28pm
Rep. Taylor. Tax reform? Give low and middle income families a break.
3:11pm
Sen. Vukmir, Rep. Rohrkaste. Lead bipartisan effort to lower drug prices.
2:49pm
Eau Claire Area School District. Resoution in support of the Wisconsin Voucher Taxpayer Transparency Bill. 
2:32pm
Sen. Vukmir. Let's vote for jobs and mining.
2:31pm
LFB. 2016-17 estimated state support for school districts.
1:48pm
Rep. Rob Brooks, Sen. Kapenga. Introduce "Electric Vehicle Freedom Act."
1:43pm
Sen. Cowles. Assembly committee passes Cowles/Jacque Brownfields reform bill.
12:01pm
Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Macco. Announces restructuring. 
11:59am
Voces de la Frontera. Immigrant families, farmers decry Wisconsin Senate committee vote on anti-immigrant bill AB-190/SB-275, announce protests.
11:51am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Hails passage of government leasing transparency bill.
11:50am
Speaker Vos. Announces restructuring of Committee on Ways and Means.
11:03am
Sen. Erpenbach, Rep. Anderson. Enrollment begins in ACA Marketplace today.
11:02am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sets the mining record straight.
10:50am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds key committee members who voted to support Mining for America Act.
10:27am
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Thanks Legislature for passage of AB-205.
9:54am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Bill impacting makeup of Fire and Police Commission makes sense.
9:48am
Sen. Carpenter. WEDC - ripe for reform.
5:40am
Rep. Barca. Statement on WEDC.

1:54pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Bill would clear the way for Tesla stores in Wisconsin.
10:22am
WUWM. State lawmakers take up bill that would train truckers to watch for human trafficking.
10:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers call for banning landlords who owe back taxes and building code fines from buying at sheriff's sales.
10:14am
CBS 58. New urban farming bill would create an Office of Urban Agriculture. Urban Milwaukee.
4:36am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin could end waiting period on marriages after divorce.
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vos: Senate must move first on sanctuary cities bill.
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly committee approves lifting state sulfide mining moratorium.
4:10am
La Crosse Tribune. Republican leaders say WEDC board should review Foxconn contract.
4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate GOP leader wants those voting on $3B Foxconn contract to be able to read it first.
4:06am
U.S. News & World Report. Committee passes bill limiting access to police body cams.
4:05am
U.S. News & World Report. Democrats appoint gubernatorial candidate to WEDC board. Wisconsin Public Radio.
4:03am
Portage Daily Register. Pardeeville superintendent frustrated with state lawmakers.
4:01am
U.S. News & World Report. Vos: No consensus on fetal tissue research bills.
4:00am
Badger Herald. Two Democrats introduce bills advocating for women's access to abortions.

State Agencies

4:29pm
Ready Wisconsin. Daylight savings safety tips to 'fall back.
2:50pm
DWD. Governor Walker proclaims November as Career Development Month in Wisconsin.
1:42pm
AG Schimel. Announces October Drug Take Back Day collection.
11:07am
DATCP. Edible Startup Summit offers training for food business entrepreneurs; Registration closes Nov. 9.
9:56am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - Nov. 2017.
5:38am
DNR. Weekly news.

9:59am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Lincoln Hills staff must also be kept safe.

Economy/Business

12:39pm
UW Credit Union. Named a Green Masters status company.

4:50am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Greenville company Ryder System to close facility, lay off 159 workers.
4:07am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Book World to close all 45 stores, including 20 in Wisconsin.

Statewide

1:49pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. State health-care rankings deserve touting as Wisconsin seeks more companies, workers.
12:38pm
American Lung Association. New Report: Few know about lifesaving lung cancer screening. Infographic.
10:52am
MacIver Institute. The Obamacare nightmare continues in 2018.
9:20am
The Arc Wisconsin, Respite Care Association, Family Voices. Wisconsin celebrates Family Caregiver Month with the formation of Wisconsin Family and Caregiver Support Alliance.
9:13am
Public Policy Forum, Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. To merge.

10:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. After century separate, Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance and Public Policy Forum to merge.
6:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Two longtime nonpartisan Wisconsin research groups announce merger.
4:20am
Reuters. Deadly Halloween attack in New York branded 'terrorism'

Courts

9:15am
One Wisconsin Now. Lawsuit argues Republican state Representatives Vos, Nygren and Kremer Twitter blocking violates first amendment.

10:05am
Beloit Daily News. Liberal group sues Wisconsin Republicans over Twitter blocks.

Education

1:46pm
UW-Platteville. To host Veterans Day meal.
1:41pm
UW-Madison. 'Driftless' reading echoes Wisconsin's past, present, future.
10:26am
Marquette Univeristy. Marquette, WARF announce second annual 'Force for Positive Change' event and award.

4:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Superior suspends 25 programs.
4:17am
Cap Times. Government student debt refinancing has support among lawmakers, but no near term agreement.
4:13am
Duluth News Tribune. UWS dropping multiple academic programs.
4:13am
Daily Cardinal. Retention and recruitment rates return to normal after UW experiences budget and tenure changes.
4:11am
Badger Herald. UW researchers tackle opioid addiction in the Midwest with $3.8 million grant.

Local

10:44am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Announces second annual Milwaukee Veterans Week.
9:55am
City of Madison. Enrollment in health isurance marketplace (Obamacare) starts today: Help is available!
9:47am
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Restauranteur Susan Bulgrin to receive 2017 "Ground Floor Award" for small business leadership.
9:17am
Wisconsin Forum. Welcomes John Tillman to Milwuakee Thursday November 9, 2017.

4:33am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville approaches record heroin and opioid deaths.

Congress

2:47pm
Eau Claire School Board. Resolution supporting legislation to protect DACA students. 
2:06pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Encourages Wisconsinites to #GetCovered during health care open enrollment.
10:17am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin, Rep. Maloney. Lead congressional amicus brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop case.
10:16am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Health care open enrollment starts today.

4:49am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Senators demand State Department do more on blackouts of tourists at Mexico resorts.
4:32am
La Crosse Tribune. Rep. Ron Kind decries Trump's attempts to undermine ACA as open enrollment begins.
4:02am
Politico. House GOP delays tax bill rollout.
4:01am
The Hill. Bipartisan lawmakers propose regulating gun bump stocks.

Politics

1:44pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. (Revised) Will Grothman do the right thing on taxes?
11:32am
RPW. WEBSITE: Wisconsin Republicans launch the DemocratsInDisarray.com game show.
10:51am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence peddler of the Month - Natural Resources Development Association.
9:23am
DPW. Wisconsin Dems: Kevin Nicholson right to criticize Paul Ryan.
6:16am
McCabe for Governor. State party gives McCabe campaign the Bernie treatment.
6:01am
RPW. ICYMI: Wisconsin Republicans ready for 2018.
5:39am
Flynn for Governor. John Chisholm, John La Fave endorse.

11:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin GOP candidate Kevin Nicholson says Paul Ryan has a 'light footprint in the state.'
10:03am
Beloit Daily News. McCabe wants Democratic voter list party won't turn over.
4:03am
Cap Times. Madison Mayor Paul Soglin says he will 'most likely' run for governor in 2018. 

 

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