Tuesday November 12, 2019 - Updated 4:47pm

Governor

12:48pm
Various Organizations. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding AB-426.
10:10am
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #59 relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion in state government. 

4:15am
Madison.com. Tony Evers again under fire for open records adherence. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Assembly Floor Session

4:37pm
Rep. Hintz. Honors Oshkosh North softball team. 
4:01pm
Sens. Testin, Taylor; Reps. Kurtz, Considine. Hemp legislation moves to the governor's desk.
3:58pm
Rep. Ballweg. Assembly passes two bills.
3:56pm
Rep. Ohnstad. Bipartisan bill regulating public insurance adjusters unanimously passes Assembly. 
3:14pm
Rep. Dittrich. Honors Hometown Hero Marty Calderon.
3:11pm
Rep. Tusler. Courts creation bill clears legislative hurdle.
2:23pm
AB-047 Minor guardianship legislation takes next step.
1:33pm
Rep. Nygren. Hometown Hero honored.

Legislative

4:47pm
Rep. Shankland. Letter to Ascension regarding Project Nightingale.
2:56pm
Rep. James. Column: Mental health care can't wait. 
12:45pm
Rep. Stubbs. Introduces bill to create Council for Equity and Inclusion and the Office for Equity and Inclusion.
8:48am
Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education. Legislators earn grades, too!
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Lawmakers held accountable for votes on education with report cards. 

4:17am
Fox 6. GOP lawmaker introduces resolution to declare Capitol evergreen the "Wisconsin State Christmas Tree." Wisconsin State Journal
4:08am
New York Times. New normal in key state for 2020 race: Political deadlock. 
4:07am
Racine Journal Times. Legislators mixed on special session on gun bills. 
4:06am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Tourism Secretary designee Sara Meaney responds accusations she 'politicized' department. 

State Agencies

2:21pm
DWD. Visits STATZ Corporation in Middleton to recognize veteran hiring. 
2:02pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Announces MyVote Wisconsin outage. 
1:32pm
DHS. Protect family and friends this holiday season: Get a flu shot. 
12:46pm
DNR. Celebrates America Recycles Day.
12:30pm
UW System, WEDC. Introduce online "how to" talent generator. 
11:08am
Wisconsin Water Alliance. Statement ahead of DNR's PFAS-related public hearing. 
10:11am
Wisconsin Lottery. $50,000 Green Bay Powerball winner claims prize. 
4:20am
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance. 

4:26am
Kenosha News. DNR to hold hearings on PFAS standards; treatment could cost more than $25M for large water utilities. 
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fired Wisconsin Agriculture Secretary Brad Pfaff gets new job in Evers administration. Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Economy/Business

9:14am
ABC of Wisconsin. Former Lt. Gov. Kleefisch partners with ABC of Wisconsin.

9:00am
MarketWatch. Dean Foods files for bankruptcy, in talks to sell substantially all of its assets.
8:54am
WUWM. Wisconsin's unemployment disparity between blacks & whites is worst in the United States. 

Statewide

10:35am
The Midwest Council. Re-launches at critical time for business. 

Courts

8:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Matthew C. Hinkle.

4:03am
Reuters. Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to end safeguards for 'Dreamers.'

Education

4:00pm
AAUP Wisconsin, AFT-Wisconsin Higher Education Council. Statement on UW System Preisdent search. 
2:54pm
UW-Platteville. Horrific Crime Scene Revisited exhibit offers mystery, intrigue. 
2:53pm
UW-Platteville. Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference to return in February. 
2:53pm
UW-Platteville. Hosts 47th annual High School Mathematics Contest.
12:49pm
Alverno College. Receives platinum seal for excellence in student voter engagement. 
12:31pm
UW-Madison. "Stories from the Flood" recount suffering, resilience in Kickapoo Valley towns. 
11:07am
Marquette University. College of Nursing to host discussion on health care and politics. 
11:06am
UW-Stout. Reminiscence Speaker Series to feature retired vice chancellor. 
9:04am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Calls on Menomonee Falls to retire racist mascot.
8:56am
UW-Madison. Ada Deer, champion of women's and Native American rights, to discuss memoir Nov. 19.
8:48am
DPI. Most schools and districts meet expectations in 2018-19 report cards. 

11:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Most Wisconsin schools, districts meet expectations. 
4:37am
Fox 6. Menomonee Falls superintendent recommends retiring 'Indians' mascot at the end of the school year. 

Local

4:35pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Calls on Lafayette County Board to reject resolution suppressing free speech. 
2:03pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Schmitt. Finance Chair thanks colleagues, applauds county staff for work on 2020 budget. 
1:35pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Supervisors adopt 2020 county budget. 
10:33am
Racine Mayor Mason. And Cardinal Capital Group finalize terms for Ajax. 

8:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As snow falls, some counties have already exhausted winter plowing budgets. 
4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. Meeting on proposal to prosecute journalists back on. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:09am
WAOW. Non-profits could lose financial support from Marathon Co. in 2020 budget. 
4:02am
Cap Times. Dane County Board approves $663 million in spending for 2020 budgets.
3:58am
WQOW. Clear Creek Town Boar passes wind farm moratorium. 

Congress

4:36pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Introduces bipartisan Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act.
4:34pm
Wisconsin Catholic Conference. Supports federal protections against predatory lending.
2:24pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Democrats unveil new report detailing how Trump administration mismanaged payments to farmers for trade damages. 
2:22pm
WISPIRG. Leads fight to rein in payday lending.
11:19am
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Crow. Introduce bill to authorize GWOT Memorial on National Mall.

1:44pm
The Hill. Ex-Rep. Duffy to join lobbying firm BGR.
4:27am
WXOW. Rep. Ron Kind wants open spaces for veterans. 
4:00am
AP. U.S. held record number of migrant kids in custody in 2019.
3:58am
AP. Impeachment aside, federal budget remains a pressing matter. 

Politics

3:51pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Barbara Lawton and Kathleen Falk endorse. 
3:50pm
Kapenga for Senate. Congressional announcement. 
1:36pm
Dane County Democratic Party. Select new board.

4:09am
WKBT. Ed Fallone announces bid for Wisconsin Supreme Court. 

Monday November 11, 2019

Governor

4:19am
Gov. Evers. Grants pardons to eight individuals. 

3:56am
Kenosha News. State of Wisconsin, UW-Madison to raise minimum hourly wage for employees to $15. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:51am
Fox 6. Denied: Staff shield Governor Tony Evers' emails from public access. 
3:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers seeks science-related ornaments for the Capitol's renamed 'Holiday Tree.'
3:46am
Chippewa Herald. With 'holiday tree' and 'National Bible Week.' church-state controversy begins anew. 
3:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Robin Vos raps Tony Evers over appointment to obscure federal relations office. 
3:42am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Gov. Evers issues 8 more pardons. Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

4:35pm
Rep. Taylor. Honors veterans and calls for protections for survivors of military sexual assault. 
2:28pm
Rep. Steineke. To be named Assembly 'Hometown Hero.": De Pere High Schooler. Former State Senator. Green Bay 8th Grader. Community Advocate.
1:06pm
Sen. Shilling. Co-authors veterans tax credit bill.
10:42am
Rep. Kurtz. Column: Behind every veteran, a story. 
10:41am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Lack of traffic enforcement putting lives at risk.
10:31am
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Saving for our future. 

2:35pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly to take up hemp regulation, Bible Week resolution in Tuesday session.
4:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Here's how a New Berlin legislator is trying to stop prostitution at local massage parlors.
3:54am
Courthouse News Service. Wisconsin legislative session on guns over in one minute. 
3:52am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Assembly Speaker says governor is playing politics with special session.
3:51am
WKOW. Mt. Horeb gun shop says storage program successful, hopes new bill allows it to spread. 

State Agencies

4:36pm
DWD. Governor Evers declares Nov. 11-17 Apprenticeship Week in Wisconsin.
2:49pm
DOA. Brad Pfaff joins DOA as Director of Business and Rural Development. 
2:03pm
DOT. State Patrol now accepting applications for troopers/inspectors. 
10:29am
DMA. Veterans, we salute you.

4:03am
Daily Reporter. WEDC deputy secretary departs for J.P. Cullen. 

Economy/Business

9:37am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Announces Logistics Health Incorporated as first Five Star employer. 

Statewide

2:02pm
American Heart Association. Vaping Report.

4:11am
USA Today. Scores of records could fall as cold, snow, ice sweep across nation.
3:38am
Wisconsin Watch. Wisconsinites use cannabis as a medicine, but research and the law are not on their side.

Courts

11:11am
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council. Issues 2019 Guide to the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Judicial Evaluation.

3:40am
Courthouse News Service. Wisconsin GOP blocked from intervening in abortion case. 

Education

4:38pm
Edgewood College. Board of Trustees announces presidential search firm, committee. 
4:37pm
UW-Whitewater. Among the top five percent of universities nationwide for veterans. 
2:55pm
Marquette University. Offices of Community, Corporate Engagement to unite as Office of Economic Engagement. 
2:05pm
Marquette University. Community Engagement Symposium to be held Nov. 12.
1:53pm
UW-Platteville. Criminal justice students gain critical skills during drill with area SWAT team. 
1:52pm
UW-Platteville. Alumna's business to be featured in Etsy holiday ad. 
10:40am
Marquette University. To cohost Social Justice Summit with NO STUDIOS.
10:36am
UW-Madison. Injectable, flexible electrode could replace rigid nerve-stimulating implants. 

9:27am
Appleton Post Crescent. After unapologetically teaching to the ACT, this tiny Wisconsin district now ranks among the state's best.
4:16am
Oshkosh Examiner. State amends charges against former UWO officials.
3:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Regents criticized for not including faculty, staff, students on UW president search committee. 

Local

11:21am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Cracks down on reckless driving. 
10:38am
Solidarity Realty. Madison real estate firm tallies F-35 - afftected property values. 
10:33am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. It's time we rethink County government. 

1:59pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lafayette County Board's resolution warning media about water quality coverage dropped.
4:14am
Cap Times. Layfayette County resolution claims area 'falsely slandered,' seeks to restrict well test results. WISC.
3:53am
WJFW. Health department grants funds Vilas Co. 'jail recovery program' through 2020.

Congress

1:51pm
Cap Times. More than 8,000 in Wisconsin could lose free/reduced lunch under proposed federal rule change. 
12:20pm
Fox 11. Baldwin says Johnson needs to make a decision on impeachment. 
3:37am
Politico. Sen. Ron Johnson says he's 'sympathetic' to Trump rationale for freezing Ukraine aid. 

Politics

11:23am
Church for 7th Congress. Statement on Veteran's Day.
11:09am
WIN2020. Wisconsin GOP chair details party's plan to WIN2020.

3:55am
WSAU. GOP debate scheduled for 7th Congressional District special election.

Friday November 8, 2019

Governor

5:42pm
DOA. State compensation proposal forwarded to JOCER.
9:49am
Gov. Evers. Announces theme for 2019 State Capitol Holiday Tree.

2:21pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin gridlock between Democratic governor, lawmakers. 
2:19pm
WISC. Gov. Evers goes back to calling Capitol evergreen 'holiday tree,' announces 2019 theme.
8:09am
Isthmus. "It's absolute bullshit."

Special Session

3:33pm
Sen. Hansen. Response to Senate Republicans adjourning special session without debating commonsense legislation to stem gun violence. 
3:11pm
Rep. Anderson. Addresses Republican inaction on gun reform. 
12:47pm
Sen. Taylor. GOP refuses to take action on gun violence. 
12:45pm
Rep. Taylor. Assembly GOP reject will of the people and refuse to act on common sense gun safety laws yet again.
11:22am
Rep. Considine. Reacts to Legislature's inactoin during special session.
10:49am
Sen. Carpenter. Republican senators, do your job!
10:48am
Sen. Stroebel. Senate Republicans defends the Second-Amendment and ends Gov. Evers special session on gun control.
9:46am
Sen. Ringhand. Statement on special session.
4:37am
Rep. Hesselbein. Republican inaction on gun safety fails Wisconsin.
4:35am
Rep. McGuire. Statement on GOP inaction to reduce gun violence. 
4:34am
Rep. Hintz. Assembly Republicans' day of inaction and distraction. 
4:33am
Gov. Evers. Republicans ignore 80 percent of Wisconsinites, majority of gun owners, refuse to take up gun safety reform. 
4:29am
Rep. Crowley. Statement on special session (or lack thereof).
4:28am
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on GOP obstruction of special session.
4:25am
Rep. Neubauer. Republican inaction on gun safety fails Wisconsin.
4:21am
Rep. Sargent. Republican obstructionists block lifesaving legislation, play more partisan games. 
4:18am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Stands up for Second Amendment, ends Evers' special session on gun control.

4:40am
Chippewa Herald. Senate, Assembly adjourn special sessions on gun control immediately after they begin. WKOW.
3:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP dodges governor's call for gun control bills.
3:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers called lawmakers in Thursday to act on guns. GOP leaders rejected it within seconds.  Wisconsin Public Radio.

Assembly Floor Session

2:28pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Applauds unanimous Assembly approval of rural capital access bill. 
2:27pm
Sen. Schachtner. Bill to protect Interstate Medical Licsensure goes to governor. 
10:42am
Rep. Kitchens. Assembly passes birth control bill.
9:47am
Rep. Nygren. Republicans lead the way on healthcare.
9:44am
Rep. Pronschinske. Assembly Democrats vote against improving mental health conditions in rural Wisconsin.
4:36am
Speaker Vos. Overwhelming approval of suicide prevention package.
4:30am
Rep. Duchow. Supports suicide prevention bill package.
4:23am
Rep. Rodriguez. Supports suicide prevention legislation.
4:23am
Rep. Ballweg. Suicide Prevention Task Force recommendations advance. 
4:22am
Rep. Steineke. Votes to advance suicide prevention legislation.
4:20am
Rep. Felzkowski. Supports increased health care access. 
4:16am
Rep. Oldenburg. Farmer tuition assistance & Ontario TIF exception bills pass Assembly.
4:12am
Rep. Ohnstad. Bipartisan wetlands bill clears Legislature, now goes to governor. 
4:11am
Rep. Quinn Democrats reject help for rural Wisconsin.
4:09am
Reps. Loudenbeck, Kolste; Sens. Kooyenga, Bewley. Bipartisan telehealth legislation heads to governor. 
4:08am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Hails final passage of telehealth improvement bill.
4:06am
Rep. Edming. Backs veto overrides of mental health provisions. 
4:02am
Rep. Tusler. Wetlands bill heads to governor's desk.

3:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Assembly comes up short in trying to override veto by Evers that halted a mental health center. 
3:44am
La Crosse Tribune. First Assembly veto override effort in 9 years fails. 
3:44am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Assembly votes to advance slate of suicide prevention bills.
3:43am
WSAW. Bill addressing farmer suicides passes the state Assembly unanimously.
3:41am
WBAY. Wisconsin wetlands credits bill heads to governor's desk.
3:37am
WISC. Assembly passes bill expanding birth control access. 

Legislative

4:38pm
Sen. Schachtner. Column: Honoring our veterans and active-duty military.
3:57pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Column: Remember to honor our heroes on Veterans Day.
10:47am
Rep. Magnafici. Column: The fight for mental health facility in northwest Wisconsin continues. 
10:45am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Bills pass the Senate, Assembly.
10:44am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Thank you to all of our brave men and women.

State Agencies

2:30pm
DVA. Announces 2019 Woman Veterans of the Year. 
2:25pm
WEDC. Announcs deputy secretary and chief operating officer. 
9:43am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Video: Honors 93 year-old Shawano veteran.

2:55pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Amtrak Hiawatha line hits record ridership in 2019 fiscal year. 

Economy/Business

2:57pm
Business Insider. The economic picture is darkening in states critical to Trump's reelection bid.

Statewide

10:46am
Alliant Energy. Cold weather, heating season arrived early this year. 

3:39am
RiverTowns. Wis., Minn., prosecutors adopt 'if we broke them, we need to fix them' approach to veterans. 

Courts

12:46pm
Wisocnsin Right to Life. Court rules against lawsuit intervention. 
9:41am
7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin v. Joshua L. Kaul.

10:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal appeals court backs AG Josh Kaul, keeps GOP lawmakers out of abortion case. 
4:04am
Bloomberg Law. Wisconsin Legislature can't intervene in suit over abortion laws. 

Education

11:23am
UW-Milwaukee. Joins Marquette and MATC students to help seniors as part of 'Make a Difference Day.'

4:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. Breaking precedent, UW System presidential search panel has no faculty, academic staff. 

Local

2:20pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. And former Parks Commission Chair Bill Lunney receive statewide recognition for longstanding conservation efforts & environmental stewardship.
10:46am
MCTS. Has highest-rated transit tracking and ticketing app in North America. 

3:38am
WAOW. Portage Co. one of the worst in state for binge drinking. 
3:37am
WKOW. Village of DeForest reaffirms support for F-35s at Truax. 
3:33am
WQOW. Eau Claire wants to be carbon-free by 2050.

Congress

4:03am
Dept. of Labor. Announces Christopher E. Hagerup as Regional Representative for Chicago Office. 

2:29pm
AP. Trump to pursue higher sales age for e-cigarettes. 
2:18pm
Spectrum News. Sen. Johnson mentioned in impeachment depositions. 
2:16pm
The Hill. Trump encounters GOP resistance to investigating Hunter Biden.

Politics

4:13am
Sen. Feyen. Kicks off 2020 reelection campaign. 

3:35am
Fox 11. Fond du Lac senator kicks off 2020 reeelection campaign. 

Thursday November 7, 2019

Governor

3:31pm
Sen. Miller. Statement on Senate Republican's failure to do their jobs. 
3:28pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Senator Darling ignores public plea for gun safety. 
3:25pm
Sen. Johnson. Republicans fail to prioritize the safety of Wisconsinites. 
3:23pm
Sen. Schachtner. Statement on special session.
3:22pm
Sen. Shilling. Every day of inaction is one day closer to a preventable mass shooting. 
3:21pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Calls on Republicans to take action against gun violence. 
3:19pm
Sen. Risser. Republican's fail to allow debate on gun bills.
11:35am
Gov. Evers. Letter to Speaker Vos, Sen. Fitzgerald regarding special session.
11:34am
Gov. Evers. Appoints Randy Romanski as interim DATCP Secretary.

3:39pm
WQOW. The Latest: GOP leader accuses Evers of playing politics. 
1:10pm
U.S. News & World Report. Evers promotes deputy after Senate fires agriculture leader.
1:07pm
Fox 6. Gun-control advocates press Wisconsin Republicans to pass bills. 
12:35pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers called lawmakers in today to act on guns. GOP leaders plan to swiftly reject his demand. 
12:34pm
WKOW. Gov. Evers takes GOP leadership to task over gun reforms. 

Assembly Floor Session

4:31pm
Gov. Evers. Statement on Republicans' failed veto overrides. 
4:29pm
Rep. Steineke. Assembly Democrats turn their backs on Wisconsin's mental health needs. 
4:28pm
Rep. Nygren. Republicans vote to expand mental health access. 
4:22pm
Rep. Subeck. Statement on Republican failure to address gun violence public health crisis. 
3:35pm
Rep. Summerfield. Northwest Dems to constituents: Party over parity.
3:30pm
Rep. James. Assembly Democrats vote NO on expanding mental health treatment.
3:24pm
Rep. Snyder. State Assembly honors Jim Nick as Hometown Hero.

3:38pm
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans defend suicide prevention bills up for vote. 

Legislative

3:20pm
Rep. Spreitzer. ACA open enrollment has begun. 
10:53am
Rep. Hintz. Assembly Democrats welcome Governor Eves to 'Some Assembly Required' podcast. 
10:36am
Rep. Shankland. Testifies on her bipartisan legislation to support local government. 
9:47am
Rep. Allen. Statement on Suicide Task Force prevention bills.

4:38am
WTMJ. Wisconsin tourism secretary designee confirmation unsure, 'there's a storm brewing.'
4:37am
Beloit Daily News. City, state still mired in business tax dispute.
4:37am
WSAW. Fmr. officer saved from suicide weighs in on proposed red flag bill.
4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin considers raising minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cap Times
4:08am
Daily Reporter. Wisconsin Assembly to attempt first veto overrides in 11 years. 
3:55am
Ashland Daily Press. Wisconsin Democrats continues to decry politics in Ag secretary's non-confirmation.
3:54am
WSAU. Rally planned for strong gun laws before special session begins. 
3:52am
WKBT. Telehealth services bill heads to Wisconsin assembly.
3:51am
Kenosha News. Legislature set for another clash with Tony Evers. 

State Agencies

4:26pm
DHS. Lt. Gov. Barnes, DHS Sec.-designee, and the Comissioner of Insurance tour 211 call center to help Wisconsinites find health insurance. 
12:07pm
DFI. 2019 Governor's Financial Literacy Award nominations due Dec. 2. 
9:49am
DNR.Get ready for gun deer season with 'Off the Record' podcast epsodes. 
8:43am
State Public Defender. Announces 2019 award recipients. 

Economy/Business

8:44am
Jet Air. Receives presitgious maintenance designation.

3:42pm
Yahoo Finance. 'Losing two farms a day': Wisconsin is facing a serious dairy crisis. 
12:38pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin among 10 slowest growing states in second quarter. 
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. States, utilities step up to cut emissions as Trump administration begins withdrawal from climate deal. 

Statewide

11:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Phil Corriveau, former Director of Wisconsin Public Radio, passes away. 

Courts

4:04am
U.S. News & World Report. Voucher group sues over test score release in Wisconsin.
4:02am
Chippewa Herald. Conservative legal group sues state education agency over release of voucher school data. 

Education

3:51pm
Marquette University. And UWM, MATC students to help seniors as part of 'Make a Difference Day.'
3:34pm
WARF. Announces annual grant figures and 2019 Innovation Award winners. 
3:33pm
WARF. Announces 2019 Innovation Award winners. 
3:27pm
UW-Stout. Veterans Day time for reflection for senior.
3:21pm
UW System. Regents focus on impact of UW System research. 
11:37am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces new partnership with Dane County Farm Bureau to increase agricultural literacy in school.
11:36am
UW-Stout. Alum's best-selling business book to be re-released Nov. 13. 
9:45am
Marquette University. Opens Next Step Clinic to address Milwaukee mental health needs. 

3:40pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. New study shows Wisconsin's rural students still face inequity.
3:58am
WUWM. Protecting the Great Lakes: UWM receives $10 million for research vessel.

Local

4:21pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Mark Schmitz of ZEBRADOG to receive Chamber's 2019 "Ground Floor Award" for small business leadership.
4:19pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Recognizes advocates for domestic violence and breast cancer awareness. 
3:18pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Salutes Honor Flight heroes. 
3:17pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Weishan. Measure allows county employees time off to work at polling locations. 
12:40pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Supreme Moore Omokunde Climate and Economic Equity Taskforce co-chairs announce members, set first meeting for Nov. 11.
9:42am
Sand County Foundation. Lake Family Farms recevies Wisconsin Leopold Conservation Award. 
4:16am
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Public listening session scheduled by Carjacking and Reckless Driving Task Force. 

4:21am
NBC 15. Decision on proposed Beltline changes deferred. 
3:53am
WTMJ. Study ranks Milwaukee as worst city for African Americans.

Congress

10:56am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Announces Racine native as Wisconsin's First Congressional District Veterans of the Year. 
10:54am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Veterans groups voice strong support for bipartisan reform to create three-digit suicide prevention hotline. 
9:11am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Cosponsors bipartisan bill to award WWII U.S. Army Ranger veterans with Congressional Gold Medals. 

3:57am
Spectrum News. Sen. Ron Johnson push school safety bill, avoids gun control debate. 

Politics

9:10am
One Wisconsin Now. Throwback Thursday: Dan Kelly applied state gun laws as he wished them to be. 

4:07am
WKBT. Police department: New campaign policy not targeting any politician, party. La Crosse Tribune
4:06am
Fox 6. Self-made billionaire Dem running for president visits Milwaukee: 'I'm not someone who is known.' Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:59am
Ripon Commonwealth Press. Former state senator will challenge Grothman. 
3:56am
The Hill. Klobuchar to Colbert: We're going 'to build a blue wal' in PA, WI, MI and 'make Trump pay for it.'

Wednesday November 6, 2019

Governor

1:54pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Army Sgt. Robert W. McCarville.

Senate Floor Session

2:26pm
Sen. Risser. Republican's proposed constitutional amendment "risky and full of unintended consequences."
1:55pm
Sen. Jacque. Hails passage of Senate bills. 
11:43am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Felony trespass bill goes to governor. 
11:37am
PSC. State Senate confirms Valcq.
11:22am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Condemns anti-protest bill.
9:16am
Rep. Considine. Bill advances to governor's desk.
9:06am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Wisconsin ag groups react to DATCP Secretary-designee vote. 
4:20am
Sen. Darling, Rep. Ott. Senate approves tougher drunken driving bills.
4:19am
Sen. Marklein. Seven bills pass the Senate. 
4:18am
Wisconsin Nurses Association. Applauds Senate passage of SB-163 workplace violence against nurses. 
4:15am
Sen. Tiffany. Supports allowing voters to decide partial veto authority. 
4:14am
Sen. Craig. Senate advances resolution to kill 'Zombie Veto.'
4:13am
Sen. Schachtner. Legislation supporting youth and first responders passes Senate. 
4:11am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Two public safety bills advance. 
4:11am
Sen. Hansen. GOP failure to confirm Brad Pfaff as DATCP secretary. 
4:10am
Sen. Wanggaard. Miller Park tax to finally end. 

4:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers blasts GOP firing of ag secretary as 'political BS.' Cap Times. WKOW.
4:01am
WBAY. After years of debate, lawmakers require prison for driving drunk and killing someone.
4:01am
NBC 26. Senate OKs bills setting tougher drunken driving penalties. WTMJ.
3:55am
Chippewa Herald. Senate Republicans approves limiting Gov's veto power, deny Democrats' request to vote on homelessness funding. 
3:43am
WISN. State Senate approves bill to end Miller Park sales tax next summer. 

Legislative

4:39pm
Rep. Tittl. Bill opens door for recycling opportunities in state.
4:38pm
Reps. James, Summerfield. Bipartisan support needed for mental health initiatives. 
11:47am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Participates in Lakeside Lutheran's program honoring Wisconsin veterans. 
11:42am
Rep. Steineke. Letter to Assembly regarding veto overrides. 
11:25am
Rep. Allen. One step closer to reasonable high education progression.
10:41am
Sen. Smith. Column: Broadband expansion: Broadband for those who need it most. 
9:03am
Empower Wisconsin. Dentists play hardball, deny access.
4:07am
Rep. Crowley. Proposes new state holiday: Democracy Day.

3:57am
Wausau Daily Herald. Republican lawmakers plan to try to override Gov. Tony Evers' vetoes - and prevent future ones.  Cap Times. 
3:54am
CBS 58. Future of bills to help homeless uncertain in Senate. 
3:52am
WHBY. Kaul: Evers could call more special sessions on guns.
3:42am
NBC 15. Fitzgerald doesn't know when Senate will convene on guns. 

State Agencies

2:33pm
WEDC. Riverwood Eagle's Nest breaks ground on construction of new senior community project in Wisconsin Dells. 
8:34am
DATCP. Hunters and firewood: Buy it where you burn it.
4:05am
DOJ. Wisconsin collects more than 30 tons of unused medications during Drug Take Back Day; ranks second in nation.

11:21am
Cap Times. Dismissed: Wisconsin Veterans Affairs official who weathered harassment allegations fired under Evers. 
3:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNR says Air National Guard in violation for failing to clean up PFAS contamination at Truax. 

Economy/Business

10:35am
Badger Fund of Funds, Sun Mountain Capital, Kegonsa Capital Partners, Sun Mountain Kegonsa. Winnow Fund raises $3.5 million; launches as only Wisconsin-based woman-led venture fund actively investing. 

3:47am
Daily Reporter. Why Trump tariffs haven't revitalized American steelmakers. 

Statewide

3:49am
CBS 58. CBS 58 Investigates: Elections clerks at risk of cyber attack.

Courts

2:27pm
DOJ. Judge grants summary judgment, blocking the Trump administratoin's "Refusal of Care" rule. 
9:42am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues DPI for selective, misleading release of school data.

2:29pm
Reuters. Trump's 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers struck down by U.S. judge. 
12:00pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin school choice advocates sue education department for timing of test score release. 

Education

3:33pm
UW-Stout. Professor, administrator receive UW System honors. 
11:56am
UW-Stout. University makes Military Times' Best for Vets list for 2020.
11:23am
UW-Stout. Federal gran to be used for cybersecurity symposium, scholarships. 
11:06am
Milwaukee Area Labor Council. On the front lines of building a better Milwaukee for all residents. 
11:05am
Marquette University. 'On the Issues' to host conversation about creating a healthy innovation economy, Nov. 12.
9:52am
UW-Milwaukee. Research vessel gets green light, thanks to $10 million gift. 
8:32am
Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators. Kimberly's Dr. Robert Mayfield named Superintendent of the Year. 

4:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Residents vote in favor of dissolving the Palmyra-Eagle School District in an advisory referendum.
3:48am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Lakeland University to launch free tuition program. 

Local

2:34pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Three affordable housing facilities awarded "Backyard Solar" grants. 
1:52pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Amendment addresses concerns about electronic monitoring proposal. 
4:09am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Council approves resolution to support expanded voting access. 

3:45am
WAOW. County Board of Health approves resolution supporting stricter immunization exemptions.
3:44am
WJFW. Marathon County ranks tenth in the state for reducing salt usage. 

Congress

3:37pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce legislation to counter Trump administration's health care sabotage that will spike 2020 out-of-pocket costs. 
8:33am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Works to increase funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. 
8:31am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Sens. Johnson, Rick Scott, Rubio introduce school safety legislation in memory of Parkland students. 

5:05am
The Hill. Federal agency recommends all 50 states pass laws requiring bicyclists wear helmets. 
3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. EPA proposes to relax requirements on 2015 coal ash rule. 
3:39am
Politico. White House and Congress eye December battle to avoid shutdown.

Politics

11:07am
DPW. Round-up: Democrats set the tone one year out from presidential election. 

3:40am
WKBT. Presidential campaigns to be charged up-front when visiting La Crosse area. 

Tuesday November 5, 2019

Governor

10:48am
Gov. Evers. Appoints James Rennicke as Burnett County District Attorney.
8:06am
Gov. Evers. Roundup: Agriculture stakeholders press Fitzgerald, Senate Republicans to confirm DATCP Sec. Brad Pfaff.

Senate Floor Session

5:16pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Praises Senate approval of telehealth improvement bill.
5:15pm
Sen. Larson. In rejecting Pfaff the message was clear, dissent won't be allowed in Wisconsin.
5:14pm
Rep. Dittrich. Youth apprenticeship bill clears Senate hurdle.
5:13pm
Sen. Nass. Confirmation rejection of DATCP Secretary-designee Brad Pfaff.
4:22pm
Sen. Cowles. Parks Revitalization Act 2.0 passes the Senate. 
4:10pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Republicans put politics before farmers - again.
4:04pm
Rep. Shankland. Statement on DATCP secretary confirmation vote. 
3:55pm
One Wisconsin Now. State Senate shame: GOP leader puts petty score settling over state business. 
3:26pm
Sen. Ringhand. Statement on Brad Pfaff.
3:25pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Testin abandons Wisconsin farmers. 
3:23pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on vote to reject Evers' Ag Secretary, protect farmers. 
3:19pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on Senate rejection of Brad Pfaff.
3:18pm
Gov. Evers. Fitzgerald, Senate Republicans ignore farmers, rural communities, leave agriculture agency without dept. head in the midst of dairy, trade crises. 
3:11pm
Sen. Shilling. Republican obstruction escalates insecurity for family farms. 

3:20pm
Wisconsin Ag Connection. WI Senate denies Pfaff nomination as DATCP secretary. 
3:16pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate reject Gov. Tony Evers' ag secretary as governor quietly watches them.
3:14pm
WEAU. Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate votes to fire state agriculture secretary appointed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.
12:03pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate leader says he doesn't anticipate Republican support for Ag Secretary Pfaff.

Legislative

5:12pm
Rep. Steineke. Statement on veto overrides for mental health. 
3:21pm
Rep. Shankland. Letter to UW President Cross regarding search and screen committee for UW President.
2:40pm
Rep. Steineke. Milwaukee bus driver to be named Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
2:39pm
Rep. Steineke. Good samaritans to be named Assembly 'Hometown Heroes.'
2:38pm
Rep. Steineke. Wausau homeless advocate to be named Assembly 'Hometown Hero.'
2:37pm
Rep. Steineke. Burlington police officer to be named Assembly "Hometown Hero."
12:27pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Bring the Mobile Career Lab to you.
11:28am
Rep. Ballweg. Column: Watch out for gift card scams.
10:56am
DOA. Transition Committee statement on Pfaff confirmation.
10:55am
Country Visions Coop, CHS, DFA, Farm First Dairy Coop, Growmark, Land O'Lakes, NMPF, Organic Valley. Letter to senators in support of DATCP Sec-Desginee Pfaff. 
9:48am
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on DATCP secretary nomination.
9:36am
Rep. Goyke. And State Assembly to honor Hometown Hero Irena Ivic. 
3:59am
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on racist acid attack.

3:57am
WKOW. Organizations, lawmakers defend Gov. Evers pick to lead AG industry. 
3:56am
WXOW. UPDATE: Kind backs Pfaff as pressure mounts to confirm Evers' Ag secretary.
3:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farm groups rally support for DATCP Secretary Brad Pfaff ahead of confirmation vote. 
3:55am
Chippewa Herald. Senate to take up constitutional amendment, ag secretary ouster in Tuesday session. 
3:53am
Sheboygan Press. Showdown over guns, dairy crisis looms this week under Wisconsin's divided government. 
3:45am
WQOW. Proposed Wisconsin law aims to ban housing discrimination based on citizenship status. 

State Agencies

4:21pm
DWD. Announces the launch of vets ready employer initiative. 
8:27am
DOJ. Officer involved death in Two Rivers, Wis.

Economy/Business

2:06pm
WMC Foundation. Receives "Friend of WEBIT" Award. 

2:35pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin exports continue decline in September.
2:33pm
CNBC. Ahead of 2020, manufacturers are struggling in Rust Belt regions that helped Trump win last time. 
8:34am
Bloomberg. Battleground states Trump won in 2016 face economic woes ahead.
3:51am
WJFW. Low unemployment rates cause lack of job seekers in Wisconsin.
3:50am
Janesville Gazette. Despite risks, local hemp industry taking root. 
3:43am
Reuters. China presses Trump for more tariff roll-backs in 'phase one' trade deal.

Environment/Outdoors

3:43am
U.S. News & World Report. Forecast calls for continued high water in Great Lakes. 

Statewide

4:00am
PDPW. Save the date for 2020 Managers Academy.

3:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. As salt prices climb, Wisconsin looks to brine for a cheaper, better solution. 

Education

2:42pm
UW-Platteville. Pioneer Pledge promises to cover tuition and fees for eligible freshmen.
11:56am
MPS. Task force of local leaders convenes to identify needs and propose solutions. 
10:52am
Alverno College. Honors four for outstanding philanthropy.
10:51am
UW-Stout. Growing global connections: Kenyan delegation visits university, Menomonie. 
10:50am
UW-Madison. Chemist searches for ways to bioengineer proteins within cells.
10:47am
UW-Stout. Regional procurement center created by three universities. 
10:08am
Ripon College. Conservative commentator Charlie Sykes to speak Nov. 14.

Local

2:41pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. During winter weather conditions MCSO reminds motorists to move over or slow down.
12:42pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Sun Country announces largest route expansion in DCRA history. 
10:07am
Kewaunee County. Veteran Service Commission surprised with donation.

4:04am
WISC. Transportation director explains where $7.8 million raised from the new wheel tax will go.
3:51am
WAOW. Marathon County Executive Committee explores redistricting and downsizing. 
3:46am
Fox 11. Outagamie County approves 2020 budget. WBAY.

Congress

3:24pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan amendment to expand flight-training programs for veterans wins full Senate approval. 
12:28pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan group urging President Trump to keep the United States in the Paris Climate Agreement. 
8:29am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces increased federal funding to provide farmers with mental health resources and services. 
4:01am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Urges Speaker Pelosi to conduct transparent impeachment process.

Politics

2:08pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Western Wisconsin state Senators endorse.

8:17am
Washington Post. All eyes are on Wisconsin, the state that's gearing up to define the presidential election.
3:49am
Beloit Daily News. Longtime educator announces District 31 Assembly bid. 
3:44am
AP. 1 year out: A divided nation lurches toward 2020 election.

Monday November 4, 2019

Governor

10:35am
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of fallen Union Grove-Yorkville firefigter. 
4:47am
Gov. Evers. IYCMI: Fitzgerald, Senate Republicans signal plans to fire Gov. Evers' Agriculture Secretary in midst of dairy crisis. 

4:43am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Tony Evers puts Wisconsin-Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary proposal back on table.

Legislative

4:42pm
Sen. Carpenter. Hate has no home here!
4:41pm
DWD Sec.-designee Frostman. Debuts Wisconsin's Mobile Career Lab. 
4:12pm
National Farmers Organization. Letter to Sen. Fitzgerald regarding DATCP Sec.-designee Pfaff.
4:10pm
Rep. Taylor. Community leaders, businesses and government agencies raise serious concerns about F-35s as comment period ends. 
3:43pm
Wisconsin Land + Water Conservation Association. Letter of support for Secretary-designee Brad Pfaff. 
3:31pm
Trempealeau County Farm Bureau, Buffalo County Farm Bureau. Letter to senators regarding DATCP Sec.-designee Pfaff.
3:28pm
LFB. Updated information on tax year 2019 individual income tax reductions under Wisconsin Acts 9 and 10.
3:27pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for Wisconsin State Legislature to confirm Brad Pfaff as State Agriculture Secretary. 
1:50pm
Dairy Business Association. Right thing for dairy community is to approve Pfaff as ag secretary. 
1:48pm
Organic Valley. Email in suport for Brad Pfaff as DATCP Secretary.
1:43pm
Cooperative Network. Urges Senate to support acting Secretary Pfaff's confirmation.
1:28pm
Reps. Sanfelippo, Kuglitsch. Letter to PSC Commissioners regarding Minooka pumping station. 
12:29pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Letter supporting Pfaff confirmation. 
12:27pm
Wisconsin Agri-Business Association. Email to senators in support of DATCP Sec.-designee Pfaff.
11:58am
Speaker Vos. State Assembly to name Burlington police officer a Hometown Hero.
10:07am
Wisconsin Coalition Against Homelessness. State Senate inaction kills homeless funding for this winter. 
10:05am
Sen. Johnson. Sincerest condolences to the family of Amea and A'Lisa Gee.
9:19am
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. DATCP Secretary letter of support. 

1:58pm
U.S. News & World Report. Evers administration makes push to save ag secretary job. 
10:38am
WKOW. Republican leader accuses AG secretary of 'bungling' job. 
4:45am
WQOW. State legislators propose joint resolution to commemorate fallen Girl Scouts.
4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Senate leader asks Gov. Tony Evers to withdraw agriculture secretary nomination.
4:25am
Cap Times. Rep. Melissa Sargent: We can overcome our differences and do the right thing with gun laws in Wisconsin.
4:23am
Madison.com. Not just top college athletes could benefit from compensation change, professor says. 
4:12am
WISC. Wisconsin Senate to vote on curbing governor's veto powers. 

State Agencies

4:40pm
DWD. October takeaways - Manufacturing, National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month. 
3:32pm
DNR. Deer hunters encouraged to get deer tested for Chronic Wasting Disease and assist with surveillance efforts. 
12:28pm
DNR. 2019 harvest data suggests another great season for Wisconsin bear hunters. 
10:36am
DNR. Summer storm damage in Langlade and Oconto counties may affect hunting this fall. 
8:13am
Wisconsin Dairy Alliance. Urges DATCP Board to reject proposed ATCP 51 changes. 

4:18am
WISC. Alder raises concerns about proposal to open Beltline shoulders during rush hour. 
4:09am
Cap Times. Republican lawmaker alleges open meeting infractions at Wisconsin Tourism Council. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR raises concerns with environmental impact statement for bringing F-35 jets to Madison.

Economy/Business

9:01am
WMC. 32nd annual Manufacturer of the Year Award applications now being accepted. 
9:00am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Calls for donations at Milwaukee Vets Week events.

8:23am
Washington Post. Unemployment is climbing in key swing states, including Michigan and Wisconsin.
8:22am
Washington Post. Umemployment is climbing in key swing states, including Michigan and Wisconsin.
8:15am
Reuters. For many U.S. farmers who planted hemp, CBD boom leaves bitter taste. 
4:44am
Baraboo News Republic. Farmers in southern Wisconsin face difficult harvest as early snow falls.
4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Winds of change: Future uncertain for contested wind farm, but developers returning to Wisconsin.
4:15am
Kenosha News. Unemployment ticks up as manufacturers fear trade problems. 

Courts

4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. North Carolina redistricting cases could offer map to others. 

Education

2:17pm
UW-Madison. Aquatic invasive species are short-circuiting benefits form mercury reduction in the Great Lakes. 
1:26pm
UW-Madison. Time-do-degree improves again, setting new record. 
1:26pm
UW-Stout. Chancellor finalists to present to campus, public beginning Nov. 8.
11:25am
Marquette University. To host events for First-Generation College Celebration on Nov. 7.
10:30am
Lakeland University. Lakeland Promise targets college accessibility, student debt. 
10:09am
UW-Madison. University housing launches new Starship robot delivery service. 

8:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Voters will weigh in on school board call to dissolve Palmyra-Eagle Area School District.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin ACT scores drop slightly in 2019 compared with past years.
4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Finalists named in UW-Stout chancellor search. 

Local

10:32am
We Are Many United Against Hate. Apparent Milwaukee hate crime latest sign of toxic political climate granting 'prejudice permit.'
9:20am
Wisconsin County Parks and Planning. Tough Mudder returns to Wisconsin.
8:58am
Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force. Congratulates 2019 award recipients. 
8:53am
Washington County. County mental health center is now offering same day assessments. 

2:53pm
The Hill. Milwaukee mayor blames Trump after acid attack on Hispanic man. 
10:33am
WTMJ. Milwaukee man arrested for aggravated battery in connection with acid attack. 

Congress

9:35am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan amendment to fight methamphetamine abuse passes Senate. 

4:19am
Fox 11. Sen. Tammy Baldwin talks Syria, Wisconsin waters and vaping in Connect to Congress.
4:14am
WISN. UPFRONT recap: Congressman calls impeachment 'pretty damning' & more. 
4:08am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin lawmakers under a microscope after impeachment rules vote. 
4:08am
AP. Trump can begin steps to pull U.S. out of Paris climate deal.

Politics

12:32pm
Karofsky for Supreme Court. Wisconsin judges support. 
10:40am
Church for 7th Congress. Congressman Brian Mast endorses. 

9:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State Rep. David Crowley announces run for Milwaukee County executive. 
4:14am
Chicago Tribune. Two Wisconsin elections this spring could be test run for presidential race in 2020.
4:11am
Vernon Broadcaster. Josefine Jaynes announces candidacy for 96th Assembly District. 
4:04am
WKBT. Democratic Party volunteers are working to win big next election. WAOW

Friday November 1, 2019

Governor

1:26pm
Gov. Evers. Announces support for the Wisconsin-Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary Designation Project. 
10:26am
Gov. Evers. And Lt. Gov. Barnes, Sen. Baldwin, and state and local officials announce beginning of open enrollment for health insurance market. 

4:36am
Fox 6. Bill signed establishes Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial Highway, education center.
4:12am
WSAW. Gov. Evers reacts to marijuana decriminalization, Granite Peak expansion. 

Legislative

4:19pm
Rep. Hintz. Republicans put politics over Wisconsin's farming communites. 
4:11pm
Sen. Shilling. Republican pettiness threatens family farmers. 
1:23pm
LAB. Report 19-23: Estimate of additional sales and use tax revenue and determination of certain individual income tax rates. Briefing Sheet.
12:36pm
Sen. Cowles. Wisconsin turning the page with announcement by Alliant. 
11:59am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Capitol update.
11:52am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Incentivizing investment in broadband infrastructure. 
4:18am
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Support for telehealth. 

4:45pm
WAOW. The Latest: Evers calls rejection of secretary 'astonishing.'
4:16pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Fitzgerald asks Tony Evers to rescind agriculture secretary nomination. 
4:14pm
WQOW. GOP leader: Evers' Ag secretary pick doesn't have the votes. 
2:40pm
U.S. News & World Report. Online sales tax changes result in $77.4M in lost revenue. 
4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers consider pay bump for Wisconsin public defenders.
3:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Banning vaping indoors unlikely after key Republican lawmakers signal opposition. 

State Agencies

4:36pm
Rep. Tauchen. Statement on ATCP 51.
3:35pm
DHS. State agencies work together to keep you healthy.
3:15pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Supports Pfaff's call for additional consideration of livestock siting regulation.
3:00pm
DATCP. Statement from DATCP Secretary-designee Brad Pfaff on ATCP 51
11:43am
DMA. RFP released for ESInet.
11:41am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - November 2019.
11:31am
DATCP. Sign up opens for 2020 Landscape Pesticide Registry. 
11:26am
DNR. Outdoor Report. 

12:49pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin ag officials say new hemp rules won't impact 2020 growing seasion.
4:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Josh Kaul: Legislature must act on background checks, red-flag law. 
4:07am
WSAW. Wisconsin Elections Commission won't name vulnerable clerks. 
4:07am
Fox 11. Wisconsin AG wades into emergency detention issues. 
3:54am
WSAW. Suicidal patients spend hours in police custody before getting psychiatric help. Could a law help fix that?

Economy/Business

11:35am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Announces Veterans in the Workforce winners. 
11:29am
Alliant Energy. Plan accelerates renewable energy in Wisconsin.

1:03pm
Reuters. Rain, early snows delay U.S. harvest in latest blow to farmers. 
4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Alliant to build 1 gigawatt of solar generation in Wisconsin; 10 times state's current generation. 
3:59am
Baraboo News Republic. Farmers in southern Wisconsin face difficult harvest as early snow falls. 

Environment/Outdoors

3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Several lakes in the Wisconsin River basin inch closer to new phosphorus standards. 

Statewide

4:40pm
Covering Wisconsin. It's time to get 2020 health insurance: Open enrollment November 1 - December 15, 2019.
11:40am
The Arc Wisconsin. Celebrates Family Caregiver Month, requests attention to crisis.
11:39am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Clearing the air: Learning from other states' medical marijuana laws. 
11:34am
Wisconsin BPDD. Recognizes Family Caregiver Month. 
11:32am
Survival Coalition. Recognizes caregivers during November awareness month. 
11:25am
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources. Celebrates Family Caregiver Month and calls for increasing support for caregivers. 
10:46am
Wisconsin Family and Caregiver Support Alliance. Wisconsin celebrates caregivers during November awareness month. 
10:31am
Voces de la Frontera. Capital campaign launch.
4:19am
Respite Care Association of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Family and Caregiver Support Alliance. Launches "You Might Be a Caregiver If..." campaign. 

12:52pm
Cap Times. New report finds legalizing medical marijuana in Wisconsin unlikely to generate large revenues. 
4:02am
WXPR. 900,000 Wisconsin private-sector workers have no way to save for retirement at work.

Courts

11:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses.

Education

3:03pm
UW-Stout. Student veterans to discuss campus experiences Nov. 6.
2:33pm
UW System. UW-Stout chancellor finalists named. 
11:45am
UW-System. Presidential search committee named. 

Local

3:09pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. No money for police, lead hazard issues or infrastructure, but let's pump up the streetcar we can't afford. 
1:30pm
Madison Department of Civil Rights. Dr. Fannie Ella Frazier Hicklin dies at 101.
11:47am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. First "Voice of Our Youth - Dane County Youth Assessment Research Summit" to be held next week.
4:17am
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Secures funding for domestic violence survivors experiencing homelessness. 
4:16am
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Committee recommends pilot family basic income stipend amendment. 

4:09am
CBS 58. Milwaukee mayor continues push for SE Wisconsin to host G7 summit. 
4:01am
WTMJ. Danger zones: A river of drunk driving runs through Milwaukee County.
3:55am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County Board to keep their health insurance. 

Congress

11:43am
One Wisconsin Now. Sen. Ron Johnson continues impeachment bumbling. 
11:28am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senate committee advances bipartisan bill to support the health and wellbeing of family caregivers.
4:15am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Introduces bill to strengthen apprenticeships for new wave of working people. 

4:46pm
The Hill. U.S. debt surpasses $23 trillion for first time.
1:09pm
The Hill. GOP senator requests Obama, Clinton emails. 
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. What Wisconsin's representatives in Congress said after the House vote on impeachment inquiry.
4:13am
WISC. Sen. Baldwin says President Trump signed bill to rename post office for Cory Barr. 
3:55am
La Crosse Tribune. Ron Kind votes for impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

Politics

10:28am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence peddler of the month - Wisconsin Insurance Alliance. 

4:10am
WKOW. Parties in Wisconsin capitalizing on Trump impeachment inquiry.

 

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