Wednesday November 27, 2019 - Updated 1:06pm

Governor

3:55am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signs another dozen bill into law on hemp, lemonade stands. 
3:54am
WBAY. FDA shows concern over CBD products and illegal medical claims. 
3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers signs industrial hemp farming bill.

Legislative

11:32am
Sen. Smith. Column: What are you thankful for?
11:32am
Rep. Katsma. New laws simplify taxes, improve customer convenience. 
11:29am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Home for the holidays. 

3:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. School districts across the state are short teachers. These lawmakers are seeking to change that. 

State Agencies

1:05pm
DOJ. Sawyer County man sentenced to 25 years for multiple arsons on reservation.
9:34am
DATCP. On giving Tuesday, check before you donate.
4:00am
DNR. Beginner's luck: Sure-shot Florence bags a buck - at age 104.
3:59am
DOJ. Stevens Point man sentenced to life in prison for wife's death.

3:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR blames late season for low deer kill.
3:48am
Detroit Free Press. Michigan: We'll take F-35 jets if Wisconsin doesn't want them.

Economy/Business

12:58pm
NFIB Wisconsin. The economic impact of Small Business Saturday in Wisconsin.
11:28am
WMC. Reminds Wisconsinites to shop small this Saturday.

4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 40 percent of Wisconsin corn fields not harvested as winter weather moves in.

Statewide

3:53am
Fox 11. Wisconsin police departments dealing with more deadly officer involved shootings. 

Courts

8:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Amy J. Rodriguez. 

Education

1:04pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Madison Metro School District joins City of Madison in renewable energy purchase. 
1:02pm
Ripon College. Professor addresses 'new space' issues nationwide. 
11:30am
UW-La Crosse. Symposium will focus on working on hate/bias prevention, response and healing in the community.

3:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New chancellor named for UW-Stout. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Local

1:00pm
MMSD. Commission greenlights plan, timline for PFAS research and testing. 

3:49am
WSAW. Milwaukee OKs ban on plastic straws; mayor still has to sign. 
3:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Radium found in Near West Side well; follow-up test results pending. 

Congress

1:06pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Democrats slam Trump administration over latest walk back from strong tobacco regulation. 

3:50am
U.S. News & World Report. Impeachment fight leaves voters cold in contested Wisconsin.

Politics

11:33am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Top GOP contributor in Wisconsin donates to Biden.

3:52am
WISN. Bloomberg's presidential gamble sets sights on Wisconsin.

Tuesday November 26, 2019

Governor

4:06pm
Rep. Considine. Governor Evers signs hemp bill.
2:45pm
Gov. Evers. Launches WICount Census 2020 website. 
1:32pm
Wisconsin Hemp Alliance. 'Growing Opportunities Act' sets Wisconsin up to be national leader in hemp.
11:44am
Sens. Testin, Taylor; Reps. Kurtz, Considine. Growing Opportunities Act signed into law. 
11:43am
Gov. Evers. Signs Senate Bill 447 relating to supplemental transportation aids. 
11:27am
Gov. Evers. Signs the Growing Opportunities Act.
11:08am
Gov. Evers. Announces Transportation Project Commission to meet December 6. 
3:30am
Rep. Ohnstad. Bipartisan wetlands bill signed into law.
3:29am
Sens. Feyen, Testin. Lawmakers frustrated with Governor Evers' veto of SB 60.
3:28am
Rep. Ballweg. Fair compensation legislation signed into law. 
3:24am
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Governor Evers signs bipartisan rural capital access bill expanding opportunity for dairy manufacturers' growth. 

1:46pm
U.S. News & World Report. Evers signs bill making Wisconsin hemp program permanent. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers signs bill expanding telehealth reimbursement. 
3:17am
WKOW. Disability advocates applaud bill to remove barriers for voters, continue to seek accountability. 
3:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This new bill will help Wisconsin communities crack down on massage parlor prostitution.
3:09am
WXOW. Evers signs bill legalizing kids' lemonade stands. Wisconsin State Journal

Legislative

1:38pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Weekly Deomocratic Radio Address: Democrats call for action to address homelessness. 
9:58am
Sen. Carpenter. Wisconsin can lead the way on affordable medications.

3:07am
WTMJ. Wisconsin bathroom bill would put changing tables in men's bathrooms. 
3:06am
Racine Journal Times. County Board to consider resolution on criminal record expungement bill. 

State Agencies

2:46pm
DHS. Urges residents to set a healthy table this Thanksgiving. 
1:50pm
DMA. Senior Air Force official visits Madison about proposed F-35 basing. 
1:33pm
DNR. Weekly news.
9:50am
AG Kaul. Statement following death of Elm Grove Police Officer. 
8:53am
DATCP. Stop gifting to scammers this holiday season.
3:26am
WHEDA. David Rouse earns lifetime achievement award from Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association.
3:26am
WHEDA. May yer Thao brings workforce housing focus to role. 

8:58am
Cap Times. Wisconsin transportation commission set to meet for first time in five years next month. 

Economy/Business

1:40pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Statement on the release of third quarter 2019 FDIC numbers.
8:57am
UW-Extension. Lousy harvest conditions call for extra safety actions. 

3:21am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee offers Molson Coors $2 million incentive to bring jobs here. Wisconsin Public Radio. 
3:19am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Study suggests Foxconn incentives could cost Wisconsin $6 billion in economic activity. Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Public Radio. 
3:14am
WBAY. Foxconn hires firms for design of Green Bay space. 

Environment/Outdoors

11:25am
DNR. Preliminary nine-day deer hunt harvest totals and license sales now available. 

10:49am
WQOW. Hunters kill 90,286 deer during gun opening weekend. 

Statewide

3:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. After string of police shootings, 2019 will see increase in Wisconsin fatalities. 

Courts

9:28am
District III  Court of Appeals. Christus Lutheran Church of Appleton v. DOT.

10:34am
Reuters. Lawsuit claims U.S. starving 2020 census funding, may cause undercount.
3:12am
Fox 11. Court won't revive suit against gun site over spa shooting. 
3:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. League of Women Voters seeks to join lawsuit over purge of Wisconsin voter rolls.

Education

4:07pm
Madison Teachers, Inc. Wins annual union recertification by large margin. 
2:47pm
Marquette University. Nursing professor selected for Pediatric Congenital Heart Association leadership. 
2:43pm
UW-Platteville. Crops Team places second in nationals. 
2:43pm
 UW-Platteville. Grant supports opening of Dairy Pilot Plant, student-run business. 
2:36pm
UW-Stout. Hepokoski receives November University Staff Appreciation Award. 
1:39pm
Edgewood College. Hosts Black History Education Conference. 
11:06am
UW-Stout. Frank named university's eighth chancellor. 
10:31am
UW System. Katherine P. Frank named new chancellor of UW-Stout.
10:30am
UW-Madison. Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts revived under Governor's task force. 
10:28am
UW-Madison. Environmental researchers, educators 'speed date' to build partnerships. 

Local

4:08pm
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Common Council approves creation of Office of Veterans' Affairs. 
2:54pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Madison receives $7 million U.S. DOT grant.
1:40pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Ban on single-use plastic straws approved by Common Council.
1:37pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County investing in new snowplow technology to clear roads quicker. 
1:34pm
Milwaukee Riverkeeper.  Annual report on river health shows drop from 2017 to 2018.

3:10am
Beloit Daily News. State: City taking right action by closing well.
3:08am
WJFW. Rhinelander shuts down Well 8 after PFAS levels increase. 

Politics

2:44pm
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. "Consider becoming a poll worker" video released. 

3:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison saw second highest Big Ten voter turnout in 2018.

Monday November 25, 2019

Governor

4:42pm
Sen. Darling. Two healthcare bills signed into law. 
4:32pm
Rep. Tusler. Wetlands bil signed into law promotes sustainable environment. 
4:28pm
Rep. Steineke. New law could mean more options, lower costs at the pump. 
4:19pm
AARP. Thrilled with new law expanding telehealth services to rural, remote areas. 
4:12pm
Gov. Evers. Signs eleven more bills.
3:52pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Lauds new telehealth improvement law. 
12:50pm
Reps. Loudenbeck, Kolste; Sens. Kooyenga, Bewley. Bipartisan telehealth legislation signed by Governor Evers. 
12:46pm
Sen. Shilling. Joins Governor Evers for telehealth bill signing. 
12:45pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Senate Bill 380 to expand health care access via telehealth services. 
4:14am
Sen. Feyen, Rep. Schraa. Release statements on Governor Evers' veto of SB 60.

4:10am
WBAY. Governor signs bill defining autocycles, owners face higher fees. 
4:08am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signs more bills in a week than he has all year. 
4:06am
WEAU. Student veterans tuition bill signed into law. 
4:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers approves poll access protections for voters with disabilities.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:53am
WJFW. Evers vetoes allowing sex offenders to live near schools.

Legislative

4:27pm
LFB. 2019-20 general school aids amounts for all school districts. 
3:23pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on investigation of racist incident at UWEC.
3:21pm
Speaker Vos, Rep. Hesselbein. Bipartisan Assembly delegation travels to Israel on legislative exchange. 
1:02pm
Speaker Vos. Hosts Assembly Republican "The Right Angle" podcast with Rep. Paul Tittl.
12:51pm
Reps. Brostoff, Crowley; Sen. Larson. Introduce legislation to ensure gender parity and greater access to baby changing tables in Wisconsin.

4:06am
WTMJ. Lawmakers drafting legislation to close drunk driving loophole.
4:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Another Tony Evers cabinet secretary could face hurdles being confirmed. 
4:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Sen. Janet Bewley discusses state oversight of camps, child care. 

State Agencies

3:42pm
DMA. Remaining Red Arrow soldiers from 127th Infantry return to U.S. after Afghanistan deployment. 
3:18pm
DOJ. UPDATE: Officer involved death in Kewaunee County.
2:57pm
DMA. Winter storm could impact Thanksgiving holiday travel.
12:31pm
DOT. Thanksigiving holiday travelers asked to plan ahead, monitor the weather, watch for deer and deer hunters. 
12:29pm
Wisconsin Lottery. All or Nothing top prize and Badger 5 jackpot make for a WINsconsin weekend. 

Economy/Business

1:03pm
Foxconn. Green Bay firms selected for design and construction of Foxconn Place Green Bay.

4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. National group questions CAFO's impact on public health as more Wisconsin counties halt expansion. 
3:57am
WJFW. Nurse shortage hits rural areas like the Northwoods hardest. 
3:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin job growth slowed dramatically in first half of 2019. Economists say don't worry.

Environment/Outdoors

4:43pm
DNR. UPDATE: Washburn County hunting incident shooter identified. 
4:12am
DNR. Seeks public's help in Washburn County hunting incident. 

3:56am
NBC 15. DNR asks for help in Washburn County hunting incident. 

Statewide

9:39am
Transportation Development Association. One month until Christmas: Podcast features interview with Wisconsin Christmas tree farmer Greg Hann.
9:33am
Wisconsin Propane Gas Association. Cooperative Network. Wisconsin propane supply update. 

4:08am
Chippewa Herald. Families, police makers struggle to address dementia and caregiving. 
4:04am
Portage Daily Register. IN DEPTH: Low child immunization rates in region concern health officials. 
3:56am
AP. 5 states drag feet on creation of panels to promote Census. 

Courts

12:33pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Files motion to join lawsuit over flawed voter purge. 

Education

3:42pm
UW-Stout. Food and nutrition professor encourages healthy eating on a budget. 
2:58pm
UW-Madison. Human migration out of Africa may have followed monsoons in the Middle East. 
1:01pm
UW-Madison. Student project aims to save food, reduces food insecurity. 
12:28pm
UW-Madison. New flu drug drives drug resistance in influenza viruses. 
11:18am
UW-Madison. Three students named 2020 Rhodes finalists. 
4:11am
Common Cause Wisconsin. Urges UW Regents to adopt uniform student photo IDs complaint with voter ID law for all institutions. 

4:07am
Cap Times. Madison College, UW-Platteville increase degree flexibility with remote study, transfer deal.

Local

1:45pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Straws, bathrooms and mascots - is that really all we have left to worry about?
12:30pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Schmitt. Will not run for re-election in 2020.
9:41am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Celebrates Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day. 
9:30am
Washington County. 2020 annual park stickers now available.

3:58am
Racine Journal Times. Village of Waterford may have violated 1st Amendment by blocking citizen on Facebook.
3:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Totally disrespected': New Berlin refuses to accept Waukesha's plan to build a pumping station in Minooka Park.

Congress

4:18am
USA Today. By 'serendipity,' GOP senator lands in middle of impeachment saga, as witness and potential juror.

Politics

4:21pm
Church for 7th Congress. Names campaign leadership.

3:59am
Dunn County News. Menomonie's Calabrese announces campaign for Wisconsin's 29th Assembly District. 

Friday November 22, 2019

Governor

3:43pm
Gov. Evers. Acts on seven more bills.
3:01pm
Sen. Olsen. Bill signed into law.
3:00pm
Sen. Schachtner. Bill to protect interstate medical licensure signed into law.
1:44pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Praises governor's enactment of physician compact update. 
1:42pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Senate Bill 74 at Prescott High School student assembly.
11:59am
Gov. Evers. Signs Assembly Bill 168 relating to rights for voters with disabilities. 
11:58am
Rep. Zimmerman. Increases voting access. 
11:39am
Wisconsin BPDD. Supports signing of law impacting voters with disabilities. 
11:38am
Rep. Kerkman, Sen. Wanggaard. Utility aid levy limit fix bill signd by Governor Evers. 
11:35am
Rep. James. Student veterans tuition benefits bill signed into law. 
9:04am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Applauds signing of AB-168.
9:03am
Rep. Tranel, Sen. Marklein. Education licensing reform bills signed into law.
4:09am
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Commend signing of AB-168
4:08am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Massage therapy legislation signed into law.
4:05am
Reps. Born, Jagler; Sen. Olsen. Evers puts politics before student safety.

3:12pm
U.S. News & World Report. Evers signs bill to ease voting for people with disabilities. 
3:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers vetoes bill to speed up training in nursing assistants. 
3:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers expands program that aims to hire more teachers of color in Wisconsin school districts. 
3:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers vetoes bill allowing schools to release parents' names. 

Legislative

3:01pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Announces Rock County office hours. 
12:56pm
Sen. Feyen. Urges approval of pay increases for correctional employees.  Letter to Sen. Roth, Speaker Vos.
10:05am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Help instead of prosecute. 

3:45am
Badger Herald. State legislators discuss differing views of campus free speech bill.

State Agencies

3:03pm
DNR. On the hunt: Nine-day gun deer season begins Saturday. 
2:58pm
AG Kaul. Joins amicus brief in support of promised student loan debt forgiveness for public servants. 
11:36am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
11:35am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Celebrates 30th anniversary. 

Economy/Business

3:54am
Fox 6. 'Get your deer tested:' Wisconsin DNR warns hunters of chronic wasting disease.
3:52am
NBC 15. Propane shortage raising concerns for Wisconsin farmers. 
3:49am
Racine Journal Times. Racine's jobless rate worsens, remains highest in state.
3:46am
Fox 6. Wisconsin ties for 1st in Midwest in average weekly wage growth.

Environment/Outdoors

3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR to hunters: Look out for feral pigs. 
3:50am
Chippewa Herald. Changes made for 2019 Wisconsin gun deer hunting season to fight overpopulation, disease spread. 

Education

3:48pm
UW-Eau Claire Student Senate. Response to racism incident on campus.
2:57pm
UW-Platteville. Pioneers help students with visual impairments experience Ropes and Challenge course. 
2:56pm
UW-Platteville. And Madison College formalize three agreements. 

3:49am
WAOW. An area university introduces new programs in an effort to decrease the nursing shortage. 

Local

3:50pm
Village of Star Prairie. Submits $407,300 DOT grant request for 5th Street West desidn/construction.
4:07am
Milwaukee County Board Chair Lipscomb. Proposal to modernize MCTS bus fleet will save county $27 million.

Congress

3:02pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for action on funding gun violence research at CDC.
1:45pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And colleagues introduce bill to authorize Motorcyclist Advisory Council.
12:31pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Grassley request records from 2016 White House meetings between Obama administration and Ukranian government, DNC officials.
4:05am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Applauds Senate passage of bipartisan legislation to rename New Richmond Post Office for World War II veterans. 

3:11pm
USA Today. Trump proposes minimum age of 21 for buying vaping products. 
12:38pm
The Hill. GOP senator opposes quick dismissal of Trump articles of impeachment. 
3:41am
AP. AG Barr to unveil plan on missing, murdered Native Americans.

Politics

11:34am
Wisocnsin Democracy Campaign. Legislators raised $2 million in large donations from special interests during budget. 

3:14pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Groups gave twice as much to Republicans than to Democrats during latest budget period. 
3:43am
Advance Titan. Jessica King looks to take the 6th congressional district. 

Thursday November 21, 2019

Governor

4:29pm
Rep. Gundrum. Biennial budget option for local governments signed into law. 
3:51pm
Rep. Murphy. UW research bill signed into law.
3:40pm
Gov. Evers. Takes action on more than 10 bills.
3:06pm
Wisconsin Builders Association. Commends signing of AB-117
2:21pm
Rep. Ballweg. Legislation signed into law. 
2:20pm
Reps. Loudenbeck, Fields; Sen. Kooyenga. Bill to expand Minority Teacher Loan Program signed into law. 
2:11pm
Washington County. Board chairperson respond to Governor Evers veto.
2:10pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Applauds Governor Evers for signing the Verona TID bill into law. 
2:09pm
UW System. Applauds signing of AB 38 into law.
12:53pm
Rep. Nygren. Governor Evers leaves rural Wisconsin behind with veto.
11:17am
WHCA/WiCAL. Long-term care providers across Wisconsin disappointed in veto of AB-76.
10:41am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds Gov. Evers for ending Miller Park perk.
9:12am
Wisconsin BPDD. Agrees direct care shortage needs multi-pronged solutions. 
4:24am
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging & Health Groups. Coalition thanks governor for veto of Assembly Bill 76.
4:23am
Survival Coalition. Supports comprehensive statewide solutions for training direct care workers. 
4:22am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Statement on Governor Evers signing anti-protest bill into law.
4:21am
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Commends Governor Evers' veto of AB-076.
4:19am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Gov. Evers stands up for patients, CNAs with Assembly Bill 76 veto.
4:18am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Supports the Governor's veto of reduced training for CNAs.
4:16am
Rep. Kitchens. Newspaper bill signed into law.
4:15am
Rep. Rohrkaste. E-bikes bill signed into law.

4:05am
Racine Journal Times. Evers signs bill closing roof on Miller Park sales tax, Wanggaard says 'even Cubs fans' will be happy.
3:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Evers signs law ending Miller Park sales tax next year in 5 southeastern Wisconsin counties. 
3:37am
WTMJ. Evers signs bill making it a felony to trespass on pipelines. 
3:35am
WXOW. Evers vetoes nurse training bill.
3:32am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers signs bill designed to bolster use of electric bikes. 
3:30am
WAOW. Gov. Evers signs bill requiring human trafficking education for commercial drivers. 

Legislative

3:50pm
Rep. Magnafici. Column: On healthcare, Evers' call for bipartisanship ring hollow yet again.
2:52pm
Rep. Sargent. A crucial milestone in the fight for justice for survivors. 
2:51pm
Various Assembly Members. Letter to Board of Regents President Petersen regarding Search and Screen Committee.
2:39pm
Rep. Shankland. Letter to Assembly Sporting Heritage Chair Stafsholt requesting a hearing on AB-533, AB-534, AB-535.
12:49pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Giving thanks and expressing gratitude.
11:13am
Sen. Fitzgerald. Column: Wisconsin to kick off gun deer season.

4:04am
Daily Reporter. Bill to compel state to weigh pros, cons of proposed occupational licenses. 
3:41am
WSAW. New bill would provide funding for farm tractor safety improvements. 
3:38am
NBC 15. Bill aims to improve access to cancer clinical trials.
3:33am
WKBT. Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin renew effort to stop rising cost of insulin.

State Agencies

2:40pm
DOT. November 25 is Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day in Wisconsin.
12:13pm
DWD. Wisconsin ranks tied for 1st in Midwest, 7th nationally in average weekly wage growth.
11:41am
DATCP. Fifth round of Producer-Led Watershed Grant funding awarded to 27 farmer groups. 
11:29am
DNR. Hunters reminded to select famrland zone harvest authorizations, register harvest leading into nine-day gun deer season.
11:16am
DOR. Collections, October FY2020.

4:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Kaul: Testing complete on thousands of sexual assault kits. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:03am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Close Green Bay Correctional, reduce Wisconsin's prison population? The effort faces uphill battle.
3:36am
WJFW. DNR asks Rhinelander to make PFAS test results public while defending accuracy of previous tests.
3:31am
Vernon Broadcaster. WEDC Secretary Missy Hughes, other economic development leaders visit Viroqua to promote Small Business Saturday.

Economy/Business

9:10am
WEC Energy Group. Utilities named best at keeping the lights on.

Statewide

1:25pm
Heath Resources & Services Administration. Mr. Thoms J. Engels appointed HRSA Administrator. 
11:14am
WISPIRG. Trouble in Toyland shows how to protect kids from unsafe toys still for sale.
9:13am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Study: When WI union members vote, number of public unions shrink.

1:21pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Wisconsin has reduced its vulnerability to flooding. 
3:28am
Kenosha News. Report: Union decline in leveling off in Wisconsin; remaining unions seem resilient. 

Courts

3:48am
The Hill. Foundation for student voters files suit against Wisconsin alleging voter suppression. Wisconsin Public Radio.

Education

3:26pm
UW-Milwaukee. WUWM announces John Hess as new general manager.
2:07pm
UW-Madison. Professor will make 'workhorse' microscope more powerful.
1:26pm
UW-Stout. Twin brothers, scientists advance photovoltaic windows.
11:39am
Medical College of Wisconsin. Two local community leaders join the Board of Trustees. 
11:11am
Marquette University. And WARF announce 2019 'Force for Positive Change' winners. 
9:11am
UW-Stout. Technology education students build robots, compete for bragging rights. 

Local

2:22pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County launches survey to assess community development needs. 
2:08pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Selects Natalie Erdman as Interim Metro Transit Manager. 
1:24pm
Greater Equity 2030. New initiative challenges metro Milwaukee creative industry to diversify by hiring at least 1,600 minority employees by 2030.

Congress

2:09pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. House of Representatives approves reform to protect health care and social services workers from workplace violence. 
1:29pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Joins Vice President Pence, Secretary Scalia at Marinette Marine. 
12:48pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls out Trump administration's efforts to promote junk plans under questionable legal authority. 
4:14am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Brown, Menendez. Lead senators urging media companies to reccognize workers' unions. 

2:54pm
Politico. No USMCA deal yet as window narrows for 2019 vote. 
4:11am
WISN. Sen. Ron Johnson responds to impeachment testimony.
4:10am
Fox 11. Connect to Congress: Johnson calls impeachment inquiry a 'damaging exercise.'
4:09am
WFRV. Sen. Baldwin responds to VP Pence's visit to Marinette.
3:45am
Fox 6. 'The USMCA is a win for Wisconsin workers:' Vice President Pence speaks in Marinette. WBAY.
3:40am
AP. Wisconsin's Johnson is Trump witness, backer and maybe juror. 

Politics

9:22am
Calabrese for 29th Assembly. Announces launch of 2020 campaign for Wisconsin State Assembly, District 29.

3:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marquette Poll shows support for impeachment slipped in Wisconsin as Trump leads 4 top Democratic rivals. 
3:35am
NBC 15. Gov. Evers, Legislature approval drops in latest Marquette poll.
3:34am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin voters turn more optimistic on economy in latest Marquette poll.

Wednesday November 20, 2019

Governor

4:39pm
AARP. Applauds governor for vetoing bill aimed at reducing training to be a CNA.
4:37pm
Sen. Darling. Governor signs two bills.
4:35pm
WI Directors of Nursing Council, WHCA/WiCAL, LeadingAge Wisconsin, WALA, WAMD, WACH, Disablity Services Provider Network. Long-term care stakeholders disappointed in veto of Assembly Bill 76.
4:33pm
Sen. Cowles. Statement on veto of CNA shortage relief legislation.
4:32pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. AB-427 signed into law, clearing way for EMS pilot participation.
4:31pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. AB-427 signed into law, clearing way for EMS pilot participation.
4:02pm
Gov. Evers. Statement on Assembly Bill 426
3:43pm
Gov. Evers. Takes action on six bills.
1:40pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on enactment of bill to end Miller Park tax. 
1:37pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Assembly Bill 132 relating to the regulation of E-bikes. 
12:41pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Assembly Bill 22 requiring human trafficking education for commercial drivers. 
12:28pm
Rep. Taylor. Governor Evers signs bills into law.
12:23pm
Rep. Wittke. Assembly Bill 73 signed into law.
12:22pm
Sen. Carpenter. "Thank you Governor Evers."

1:14pm
WTMJ. Gov. Evers signs mandatory five-year sentence bill for OWIs involving homicides. 
4:17am
Portage Daily Register. Gov. Evers signs bill in Portage honoring soldier who lost life in Somalia in 1993. WISC.
4:10am
NBC 15. Vos accuses Evers of playing partisan games with bipartisan bill.
4:07am
WEAU. New law to help provide shelter for homeless 17-year-old teens.
4:00am
Wausau Daily Herald. Gov. Tony Evers signs bipartisan bills in Oshkosh for emergency services, vaccines, 911.

Legislative

1:57pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on racist incident at UWEC.
1:43pm
Wisconsin Dairy Alliance. Gov. Evers angered at Senate vote on Sec. Designee Pfaff...justified or unjustified. 
1:22pm
Rep. Allen. Statement to the Public Service Commission.
12:24pm
Sen. Kooyenga, Rep. Kulp. Senate committee holds public hearing on bill to assist cancer patients with clinical trial costs.
12:20pm
Sen. Smith. Column: Stop the spread of CWD.
9:35am
Sen. Shilling. Skyrocketing cost of insulin impacting children & families. 
9:13am
LAB. Report 19-25: Petroleum Inspection Fee Revenue Obligations Program. Briefing Sheet. 
9:12am
Various Democratic Legislators. Letter to Major General Dunbar regarding discharge of Master Sgt. Ellis.

4:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers debate cursive writing mandate, which could cost Wisconsin schools $6 million.
4:05am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Senate bill would include suicide prevention hotline on student ID cards. 
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New bill would make use of physical restraint, seclusion in schools more transparent. 

State Agencies

2:12pm
OCI. First prescription drug task force meeting highlights complexity of prescription drug pricing and charts process for making recommendations. 
1:15pm
AG Kaul. Announces testing complete for all kits designated for testing and new SAKI grant awareded. 
12:50pm
DOT. December 6 deadline for $75 million local government transportation grants.
12:27pm
Lt. Gov. Barnes. To join U.S. leaders at U.N. climate talks despite federal action to withdraw from Paris Agreement. 
12:25pm
DNR. Wisconsin's second elk season yields success for lucky hunters. 
9:15am
WEDC. Businesses gear up for Small Business Saturday.
4:21am
Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs. Snowmobile clubs show support again for re-opening trails. 

4:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Johnson Controls, DNR disputing process for investigating PFAS on farm fields. 

Economy/Business

12:30pm
DWD. October local employment and unemployment data released. 

12:38pm
Reuters. 'Phase One' U.S.-China trade deal may not be completed this year: trade sources. 

Environment/Outdoors

3:58am
Fox 11. Deer hunt 2019: Chronic wasting disease leads to more baiting and feeding bans. 

Statewide

4:04am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Children's Wisconsin unveils $150 million plan to increase mental health services. 
3:59am
USA Today. American Medical Association calls for full vaping ban: Keep nicotine products 'out of the hands of young people.'

Courts

5:07am
Priorities USA. Foundation supports legal challenge to restrictions on using student IDs to vote in Wisconsin.

12:56pm
U.S. News & World Report. Foundation lawsuit challenges student voter ID requirements. 
4:18am
WTMJ. Republican lawmaker files lawsuit against Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers over records. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Education

3:19pm
UW-Milwaukee. Receives platinum seal for excellence in student voter engagement. 
12:35pm
UW System. All in Wisconsin tour visits western Wisconsin.
12:31pm
UW-Madison. Easing the FoodChain: Startup aims to cut "friction" for local food producers, buyers. 
12:29pm
Marquette University. Professors, community partners honored at annual Community Engagement Symposium. 

Local

10:07am
Milwaukee County Sup. Shea. 2020 budget benefits county's South Shore.

4:05am
WKOW. Alder proposes alternative funding source to wheel tax. 

Congress

4:38am
U.S. Reps. Sensenbrenner, Kelly. Introduce bill to assist law enforcement and reduce violence. 

3:58am
WSAW. Baldwin re-introduces bipartisan bill against China trade practices. 

Politics

1:19pm
Marquette University. New Law School Poll finds shifts in Wisconsin public opinion favorable to President Trump on impeachment and presidential election preferences. 
12:32pm
Tiffany for 7th Congress. The badge backs.
9:10am
Fitzgerald for 5th Congress. Announces Governor Scott Walker endorsement for congressional bid.

12:55pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Marquette poll finds slight decline in the number of voters who support impeachment of President Trump.
4:16am
WKBT. Challenger accuses Supreme Court's Kelly of corruption.
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates debate role of politics, precedent. Wisconsin State Journal. 
4:08am
RiverTowns. Republican Stafsholt launches Wisconsin Senate campaign. 

Tuesday November 19, 2019

Governor

4:18pm
Gov. Evers. Signs bills in Oshkosh focused on public health and safety. 
4:08pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Gov. Evers signs three bills into law.
4:06pm
Various Organizations. Broad coalition calls on Governor Evers to veto Felony Trespass Bill. 
3:38pm
National Civil Liberties, Labor, Environmental Groups. Letter to Gov. Evers requesting veto of AB-426/SB-386
3:13pm
Sen. Darling. Governor signs bill to help get teens into shelters. 
2:22pm
Speaker Vos. Statement: Governor veto of bipartisan bill.
2:18pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Assembly Bill 52 relating to youth homelessness. 
1:40pm
Sen. Smith. Statement regarding Governor Evers' veto of AB-249.
12:45pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Attends bill signing honoring Staff Sergeant Daniel D. Busch.
12:39pm
Gov. Evers. Sign Assembly Bill 77 to honor Staff Sergeant Daniel D. Busch.
12:36pm
Rep. Considine. Bill signed by Governor Evers. 
3:57am
Chequamegon Chapter of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Calls on Governor Evers to veto SB-386, pipeline infrastructure safety enhancement bill. Resolution.
3:54am
Sokaogon Chippewa Community. Resolution in opposition of SB-386/AB-426.

4:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers may call another special session on state gun laws. 

Legislative

3:14pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Legislature comes together to honor Staff Sergeant Daniel D. Busch.
3:01pm
Sen. Marklein. Lafayette & Monroe counties receive funding for OWI & mental health programming.
2:55pm
Rep. Shankland. To hold office hours on Saturday.
2:21pm
Rep. Kitchens. Grateful for Door County TAD funding.
12:21pm
Sen. Shilling. CWD crisis worsens as Republicans turn a blind eye.
10:51am
Rep. Stubbs. Supports treatment alternatives and diversion (TAD) programs. 
10:08am
Rep. Kurtz. Column: New markets equal new opportunities for Wisconsin farmers. 
10:07am
Rep. Brostoff. Letter to Board of Regents President Peterson regarding presidential search committee.
3:58am
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Letter to Joint Finance Co-Chairs regarding homelessness funding

4:01am
WKOW. Bill would give Wisconsin first responders easier access to PTSD treatment. 
3:49am
Fox 11. Wisconsin inches closer to expanding access to birth control for women 18 years and older. 
3:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP state lawmakers urge Trump support for ethanol, say exemptions hurt Wisconsin farmers. 
3:46am
Cap Times. 'Much too divided': Lobbyists, Capitol observers adjust to slower pace under split government. 

State Agencies

3:39pm
DNR. Working with City of Rhinelander on PFAS contamination in municipal wells. 
3:09pm
DOJ. UPDATE: Officer involved death in Fox Crossing, Wis.
3:00pm
DNR. Deer hunting license sales on par with 2018.
12:37pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:01pm
SWIB. Anne-Marie Fink named Private Markets & Funds Alpha Managing Director. 

11:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. AG Josh Kaul backs Michigan's stance in lawsuit to shut down Enbridge's Line 5. 
10:54am
Fox 11. DNR rejects Johnson Controls plan to oversee pollution tests.
4:07am
Kenosha News. Wisconsin delays Medicaid work requirement until early next year. 
4:03am
WTMJ. State health officials investigating "significant increase" in E. coli reports. 
3:40am
WISC. Lafayette County sheriff, judge hope OWI court will help give repeat offenders treatment they need. 
3:38am
Cap Times. State directs $1.5 million for drug, diversion courts to 10 counties, Ho-Chunk Nation. U.S. News & World Report.

Economy/Business

3:43am
Global Times. "We want our China market back," U.S. farmers say.

Statewide

3:41am
WISN. Wisconsin's Do Not Call list doesn't stop thousands of unwanted robocalls.

Courts

11:37am
Marquette University. Retired ambassador to South Korea to deliver Oh Memorial Lecture, Nov. 21.
9:32am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Ricardo Perez.

Education

10:39am
UW-Stout. Ceramics professor, alumni receive special recognitions. 
9:31am
UW-Stout. Students debunk common psychology myths. 
9:30am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Focus #20: Every Student Succeeds Act: A new window on school spending. 
8:15am
UW-Milwaukee. Race, Relational Trust, and Teacher Retention in Wisconsin Schools. 

Local

3:45pm
Kewaunee County. Looking for Luxemburg Speedway promoter(s).
3:29pm
E.M. Wasylik Associates. Adds additional talent to team.
1:38pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Signs 2020 Waukesha County adopted budget. 
12:29pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Announces she will not seek re-election to Board of Supervisors. 
11:10am
Racine Mayor Mason. Racine dramatically improves Municipal Equality Index score. 
9:28am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Urgent care now available at Stevens Point Center. 

4:02am
WSAU. Resolution to support Senate homelessness bills moves to Wausau City Council.
3:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposed millennial task force would work to limit Milwaukee 'brain drain.'

Congress

9:15am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Capito, Stabenow, Cassidy. Introduce bipartisan legislation to crack down on trade cheating. 

3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson scores a win as Trump pulls back on e-cigarette restrictions. 
3:39am
Politico. Ron Johnson goes after witness set to testify in impeachment inquiry. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Politics

11:58am
Link for 10th Senate. Statement on Rep. Stafsholt campaigning for the state Senate. 
10:50am
One Wisconsin Now. A simple choice for Dan Kelly: Fair elections or voter roll purges. 
9:20am
Stafsholt for 10th Senate. Announces bid for state Senate.

4:04am
Fox 6. State Sen. Chris Larson announces his candidacy for Milwaukee County executive. 

Monday November 18, 2019

Governor

2:11pm
WTMJ. Evers: No 'immediate' plans for another gun special session.
4:11am
Kenosha News. Tony Evers' secretaries try to focus on jobs, despite growing uncertainty among Republican lawmakers. 
3:57am
WQOW. Gov. considers another special session on guns, Republicans doubt a different outcome.

Legislative

4:31pm
Sen. Cowles. Applauds northeast Wisconsin TAD grants. 
3:58pm
Rep. Nygren. Addiction treatment program in Marinette County expands. 

4:05am
WKOW. 'We didn't try to impeach him, he's still the governor,' Speaker Vos.
4:02am
Kenosha News. Legislator wants to deter suspended drivers, like one who caused I-94 pileup last week.

State Agencies

2:00pm
DMA. Red Arrow soldiers back on U.S. soil after Afghanistan deployment. 
10:08am
AG Kaul. Announces 3 counties and 1 tribe to establish treatment courts; 7 counties to expand current treatment alternatives and diversion programs.
9:19am
WEDC. City of Baraboo receives $54,700 state grant to support renovation of historic AL Ringling Mansion.
9:18am
WEDC. Wisconsin businesses invited to apply for 2020 Governor's Export Achievement Award. 

2:06pm
U.S. News & World Report. Report: DNR spent $8.7m on contractors to manage state lands. 
1:04pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Revenue secretary apologizes for employee prank suggesting Scott Walker had died.
9:22am
Daily Reporter. Wisconsin at risk of losing $217M in federal transportation money.
3:57am
WJFW. DNR reminds hunters to not bait and feed. 
3:55am
WAOW. Wisconsin State Patrol is understaffed and needs more troopers. 

Economy/Business

12:14pm
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Celebrates another successful Milwaukee Veterans Week.

1:02pm
La Crosse Tribune. Hard times for Wisconsin sand: amid flagging sales, Hi-Crush writes off $215M in mine value. 
8:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Survey of Midwest ag bankers shows steady land prices, increased farm debt.
8:25am
NPR. Budding hemp farmers struggle to find success in the 'green rush.'
4:12am
Boston Globe. Trump promised Wisconsin's farmers his trade wars would pay off. They're still waiting. 
4:11am
Whitefish Bay Patch. Kohler to lay off 90 in Engines Division: Report.

Statewide

4:33pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Recognizes 14 for contributions to organized dentistry and public oral health. 
9:16am
WRA. October 2019 existing home sales report.
4:21am
The Arc Wisconsin, DSAW, Wisconsin Upside Down. Recognize Alzheimer's Month; Partner on new aging initiatives. 

4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin voters with disabilities face a variety of barriers. A state report on the problems is two years late.
4:04am
AP. Census counting of prisoners becomes partisan battleground. 

Education

3:57pm
UW-Madison. Open Doors Report lists UW-Madison as a leading university for study abroad and international students. 
2:59pm
UW-Madison. Study says "hidden overharvest" from fishing plays a role in Wisconsin walleye declines. 
12:18pm
MPS. Task force of local leaders convenes to identify needs and propose solutions. 
12:17pm
UW-Platteville. Bernice King is 2020 Distinguished Lecturer. 
12:16pm
UW-Platteville. Screening of award-winning documentary to explore themes of innovation, inclusivity. 
8:31am
DPI. Positive partnership is the main thing needed for education.

4:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Team searching for UW System's next president has no faculty, no staff, little diversity. 
4:07am
Cap Times. UW president search committee sparks concern for faculty exclusion, 'erosion of shared governance.'

Local

4:32pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Sebring. Opposes rideshare tax.
2:40pm
Milwaukee County Board Chair Lipscomb. Statement on lack of vetoes in 2020 county budget.
2:09pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Proposes new "Dane County Universal Access Resource Center" to improve mental & behavioral health care. 
1:11pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Come join our team! We're hiring!
1:10pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Signs 2020 budget.
4:22am
MCTS. And ATU Local 998 reach agreement on new contract. 

Congress

12:03pm
Politico. No deal on government funding as Thursday shutdown approaches. 
4:14am
The Hill. Trump reversed course on flavored e-cigarette ban over fear of job losses: report. 
4:14am
The Hill. Lawmakers skeptical of progress on spending deal as wall battle looms. 
4:13am
Duluth News Tribune. Wisconsin congressman behind bipartisan push to crack down on payday lenders. 
3:56am
The Hill. Johnson: I'm writing a letter to 'lay out what I know' about Ukraine aid. 
3:54am
NBC News. GOP senator says whistleblower's sources 'exposed things that didn't need to be exposed.' Washington Post.
3:53am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Impeachment inquiry looks 'more & more problematic for Trump, U.S. Rep. says.

Politics

2:05pm
Church for 7th Congress. Senator Tom Cotton endorses.
12:20pm
NGA. Launches the largest ever battleground state youth vote campaign for 2020.

12:20pm
The Hill. Progressive group to spend as much as $45M to turn out young voters. 
4:27am
Cap Times. 'Enthusiastic and determined': Wisconsin GOP activists prep for re-election push of President Trump. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Fitzgerald cruising to Congress after a streak of conservative victories. 

Friday November 15, 2019

Governor

11:01am
Gov. Evers. First Lady, State Supt. Stanford Taylor, Historical Society announce suffrage classroom resources. 

9:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Evers urges release of homelessness funding. 
3:45am
WISN. Evers considers calling another special session to address gun violence. 

Legislative

2:44pm
Speaker Vos. Hosts Assembly Republican "The Right Angle" podcast with Rep. Jim Ott.
2:40pm
Sen. Carpenter. Two years after the Foxconn contract was signed. 
12:18pm
Rep. James. Column: Foster care families matter.
12:17pm
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Our family traditions.
12:15pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Senator Darling leaves homeless in the cold.
12:13pm
One Wisconsin Now. Scott Fitzgerald's fundraising follies. 
10:19am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Eight bi-partisan bills are on the governor's desk.

9:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin communities back bill to end vaccine waivers.
4:05am
RiverTowns. St. Croix County residents speak against vaccination legislation. 
4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Schools that teach cursive question the need to mandate teaching the subject. 
3:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill would give homeless 17-year-olds access to shelters without parental permission.
3:52am
Marshfield News Herald. Vaccines: Wood County leaders support eliminating personal conviction waivers. 
3:47am
Fox 11. School, state leaders push for more mental health in Outagamie County schools.

State Agencies

4:15pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Issues permits. 
4:14pm
AG Kaul. Joins lawsuit against EPA for attacking advanced clean car standards. 
4:14pm
DMA. Exercise tests state's capacity to respond to long-term mass power outage, cyber threats. 
2:36pm
DOT. It's the last holiday season before REAL ID goes into effect.
12:41pm
DWD. Wisconsin apprenticeship: An investment that pays. 
10:57am
DNR. Outdoor Report.
10:56am
Hometown Pharmacy. Urge Pharmacy Examining Board to protect patients with updated rule.
4:13am
Citizens Utility Board. PSC misses opportunity to protect WPS customers from Weston 3 overruns. 

4:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Guard whistleblower fighting discharge decision.
3:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Regulators deny EV charging subsidies, allow pollution control cost overruns for WEC utilities. 
3:54am
Cap Times. Wisconsin tourism head still hopes to score state funds for DNC marketing campaign.

Economy/Business

12:56pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin lost 1,100 private sector jobs in October.
12:55pm
Bloomberg. It's not just farmers - U.S. exports may never recover from the trade war. 
4:03am
Racine Journal Times. Kroger to build massive fulfillment center in Pleasant Prairie, create up to 400 jobs. 
3:44am
WKOW. Last year was the worst for Wisconsin dairy farms since 2004, new data shows. 

Statewide

2:46pm
Miss Wheelchair Wisconsin 2020. Miss Wheelchair Wisconsin.
2:43pm
Wisconsin American Legion. Free veteran employment transition seminar and job fair to be held. 

4:01am
WKOW. Property taxes are single largest tax for Wisconsin residents. 
3:51am
Racine Journal Times. Racine named second worst area in U.S. for blacks, up from third. 

Courts

2:42pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts two new cases. 
9:21am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Roy S. Anderson. 

3:44am
Fox 11. New lawsuit could deactivate thousands of Brown County voters ahead of 2020 elections.

Education

12:43pm
UW-Madison. Leadership Academy focuses on vision, collaboration for local government officcials. 
10:59am
Wisconsin Transparency Project. Anonymous citizen sues Madison School District to obtain records. 
9:27am
UW-Stout. Students pitch business ideas to Cabot Executive in Residence. 
9:26am
UW-Stout. Faculty-led program to examine history of impeachment. 

4:02am
La Crosse Tribune. 'It just doesn't make sense': UW-L faculty object to lack of voice on presidential search committee. 

Local

2:35pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces signing of 2020 budget: "New decade, continued commitment to our people and places."
9:22am
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Senator Johnson continues to lobby for vaping industry - at the expense of Wisconsin's children and young people. 
4:08am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Ban on single-use plastic straws moved forward by committee. 

3:58am
Superior Telegram. Superior Council questions report findings, recommendations. 
3:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Hospital head says health outcomes for Milwaukee children 'abysmal.'
3:46am
WKOW. How much is enough? Portage weighs staying in opioid settlement. 
3:43am
WSAW. Marathon county board votes to keep funding for 3 non-profits, others will face cuts. 

Congress

12:41pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Announces additional staff office hours. 
4:08am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Receives inaugural "Teddy Award" from Issue One.

4:00am
The Hill. Johnson opens door to subpoenaing whistleblower, Schiff, Bidens. 
3:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson calls Trump impeachment hearings 'a very sad farce.'

Thursday November 14, 2019

Governor

2:19pm
Gov. Evers. Letter to JFC Co-Chairs regarding homelessness funding. 
2:18pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Army Pfc. Eugene E. Lochowicz. 
2:16pm
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for Kenosha County Circuit Court. 
10:57am
Gov. Evers. Attends GridEx V exercise at the Wisconsin Dept. of Military Affairs. 
8:09am
Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Request for a veto of SB-386/AB-426

3:16pm
WQOW. Evers asks Republicans to release homelessness funding. 
4:10am
WTMJ. Governor Evers talks Republicans, gun control, education, emails and Mr. Rogers. 
4:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin governor to county officials wanting to prosecute reporters: Don't take on the media.
4:07am
Juneau County Star-Times. Gov. Evers signs bill extending life of TID districts in Wisconsin Dells, defends remarks about Pfaff firing. 
4:05am
WTMJ. Evers hesitant to sign OWI mandatory sentence bill, wants stricter law for first offenders. 
4:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers says GOP testing his civility with 'political assassination' of agriculture secretary. 

Legislative

4:25pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Bipartisan bills tied to investing, UW startups on way to governor after passing Legislature. 
3:32pm
Speaker Vos. Bill to end Miller Park Tax moves to governor.
1:29pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Not so special session ilustrates need for non-partisan redistricting. 
12:09pm
Sen. Shilling. GOP adjourn for the year with unfinished business.
12:00pm
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Statement on addressing Wisconsin's teacher supply challenges. 
10:54am
Sen. Smith. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Preserving Wisconsin's Hunting Heritage. 
9:56am
Rep. Felzkowski. Bill would help alleviate teacher shortage. LRB-4680.
9:16am
DWD. Legislative Audit Bureau's Wisconsin Fast Forward audit.
9:15am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit examines Wisconsin Fast Forward Program. 
9:13am
LAB. Report 19-24: Wisconsin Fast Forward Program. Briefing Sheet. Highlights

2:22pm
WKOW. State senator denies committee hearing over Evers' 'bastard' comments. 
1:34pm
Milwauke Biz Times. Greater Milwaukee Committee board backs sales tax referendum. 
4:00am
Milwaukee Patch. 15 seconds on gun control, 33 minutes on 'Christmas Tree.'
3:59am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats float resolution to let voters spearhead legislation on Election Day.

State Agencies

9:40am
DFI. Wisconsin's state-chartered credit unions post strong third quarter performance. 
9:18am
DNR. Teamwork strikes again in major illegal deer harvest case. 
8:54am
Wisconsin Lottery. Watertown-area SuperCash! winner claims $2.8 million.

Economy/Business

12:11pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin adds 17,200 private-sector, 16,500 non-farm jobs over year. 

1:37pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin jobless rate rises for third consecutive month. 
11:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As utilities cut carbon emissions, some transitioning faster to renewables. 
9:31am
USA Today. Shareholders of USA Today owner Gannett and New Media Investment Group approve merger. 
8:10am
Reuters. U.S. farmers to leverage land as farm economy deteriorates: survey.
4:04am
WXOW. Workforce development continues to struggle in region.
3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin dairy leaders say Dean Foods bankruptcy a sign of bigger problems for the industry. 
3:55am
MarketWatch. Trade talks hung up over China's commitment to U.S. ag purchases. 

Statewide

3:40pm
Wisconsin Dental Association. Dr. Thomas Raimann of Milwaukee sworn in as State Dental Association president. 
2:05pm
Wisconsin Dairy Alliance. Farmers: Either work together or die alone. 
9:54am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Growth of statewide Badger Fund of Funds is topic at Dec. 5 luncheon in Wauwatosa. 
8:59am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Wisconsin's tax ranking dips to 19th.

9:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin no longer in top tier of states with highest taxes relative to income. 

Education

1:27pm
Marquette University. Dean of Public Service honored as Legal Innovator.
12:54pm
UW-Madison. Professor's study of ancient crystals sheds light on earth's early years. 
12:02pm
UW-Madison. Can 'smart toilets' be the next health data wellspring?
10:34am
UW-Madison. Lifelike chemistry created in lab search for ways to study origin of life. 

Local

4:04pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Secures funding for Noyes Pool in 2020 budget, opposes tax increase. 
3:41pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Votes against property tax increase. 
12:03pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces reopening of Capital City Trail.
4:32am
Washington County. County lowers tax rate another dime.

4:17am
WQOW. Global recycling changes put Dunn County program at risk.
4:03am
Iron Mountain Daily News. Florence County declared a 'Second Amendment sanctuary.'
3:57am
WQOW. Dunn County passes $20 wheel tax. 

Congress

3:42pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Moran. Introduce bipartisan legilslation to promote more women in trucking. 
12:05pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan reform to examine scope of insulin affordablility crisis, bring relief to Americans struggling to afford medication.

4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson sends letter to Donald Trump urging him to abandon rules for vaping flavors, warns changes are being 'rammed through.'
4:08am
WISC. Baldwin asks DOD to investigate Wisconsin discharge decision. 
4:01am
Fox 11. Pence reschedules visit to Marinette Marine. 

Politics

2:50pm
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Leah Vukmir endorses. 
1:31pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Dozens more Wisconsin elected officials endorse.

4:10am
WKOW. UW-Madison student turnout strong in 2018 midterm elections.

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Governor

3:19pm
Rep. Ballweg. Lake Delton bill signed into law. 
10:44am
Gov. Evers. Signs Senate Bill 391 in Wisconsin Dells.
9:54am
Gov. Evers. Appoints Michael Albrecht as Sauk County District Attorney.

10:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Lawyer: Evers called GOP state senators 'amoral and stupid.'
3:58am
Cap Times. In executive order, Gov. Tony Evers pushes greater equity, inclusion efforts from agencies. 
3:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Governor and Democratic legislators tackle discrimination in Wisconsin.
3:51am
WTMJ. Gov. Evers tells TODAY's TMJ4 why he went with 'Holiday Tree' over Christmas Tree.'
3:50am
WTMJ. Evers hasn't ruled out calling a second special session regarding gun control laws. 

Assembly Floor Session

3:08pm
Rep. Novak. Honors former State Representative Joseph "Joe" Tregoning. 
2:02pm
Sen. Marklein. Four bills pass the Assembly.
11:48am
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on final session day of 2019.
9:26am
Rep. Edming. Applauds Assembly passage of judgeship bill.
4:40am
Rep. Ott. Assembly Democrats vote to keep drunk drivers on the road. 
4:37am
Rep. Hintz. Republicans close up shop without addressing major issues facing Wisconsin.
4:36am
Rep. Considine. Statement on the Assembly passing hemp legislation.
4:35am
Rep. Neubauer. Assembly GOP adjourns for two-month break.
4:33am
Rep. Sargent. Wisconsin-a hub for cannabis innovation.
4:31am
Rep. Quinn. TEA grant bill fosters economic development. 

4:18am
Fox 6. Assembly passed resolution declaring Capitol evergreen a Christmas tree. WTMJ. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:15am
WISC. Assembly recognizes National Bible Week, drawing criticism from Freedom From Religion Foundation. WKOW.
4:13am
CBS 58. Democrat lawmaker criticizes 'anemic' year in state Legislature. Wisconsin Radio Network.
4:03am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly refuses to consider drunken driving bill.
3:56am
WISC. Assembly OKs autocycle definition, registration fees. 

Legislative

4:28pm
Assembly Republican Legislators. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding USMCA.
2:10pm
Rep. Crowley. Introduces constitutional amendment to give the people back their voice. 
12:39pm
Rep. Nygren. What they're saying about the HOPE Agenda. 
12:29pm
Rep. Allen. Invites constituents to upcoming Beer with Scott.
11:45am
Rep. Shankland. Response letter to Board of Regents regarding UW System President Search Committee. 
10:41am
Sen. Smith. Column: Playing the blame game. 
9:27am
Project WisHope. Ending the opioid crisis. 

State Agencies

4:26pm
WHEDA. Jennifer Sereno joins as Public Affairs Progam Manager. 
4:25pm
WHEDA. Ana Simpson begins as Director of Business and Community Engagement. 
4:24pm
WHEDA. Melissa Goins of Maures Development Group joins Board.
3:37pm
OCI. Administrative Actions October 2019.
12:42pm
OCI. Commissioner takes action to protect Wisconsin consumers, revokes agent license. 
12:42pm
DHS. Announces new grants to support graduate medical education.
12:40pm
DMA. Wisconsin Air Guard unit returns from game-changing deployment. 
10:48am
DATCP. Organic cost share application deadline extended.

2:17pm
Madison.com. As DNR contemplates PFAS regulation, industry seeks to narrow scope. 
2:14pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System, WEDC unveil online 'Talent Generator' to boost internships for UW students. 
3:59am
WQOW. New internship tool introduced for small businesses. 
3:59am
WJFW. Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes speaks at Oneida Co. Veterans Day ceremony.

Economy/Business

4:11am
WKOW. Dean Foods announcement causes more worry for Wisconsin dairy farmers. NBC 15.
3:48am
WXPR. WI cranberry growers work around tariff woes. 

Statewide

3:12pm
The Alliance. Nolin joins Alliance Board.

3:55am
WSAW. FBI: Increase in reported hate crimes across Wisconsin.
3:49am
Appleton Post Crescent. Without notice, Ascension Health may have shared Wisconsin patients' personal records with Google.

Courts

10:57am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. Brian L. Halverson.
10:56am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Jeffrey L. Ionescu.
9:53am
One Wisconsin Now. Right-wing supporters of Dan Kelly go to court to tip electoral scales in his favor. 
7:49am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues Wisconsin Election Commission.

7:55am
Daily Reporter. Gated Community?: Landowner questions village's effective ban on affordable housing. 
7:46am
ABC News. Lawsuit could deactivate 234,000 voters in Wisconsin. Cap Times.
4:09am
AP. Split Supreme Court appears ready to allow Trump to end DACA.
4:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee students, nonprofits rally to defend DACA. 
4:06am
Washington Post. Redistricting activists brace for wall of inaction as battle moves to states. 

Education

4:32pm
Marquette University. Charles Franklin goes "On the Issues" Nov. 20 with results of new Marquette Law School Poll.
4:29pm
Edgewood College. New home venue for soccer, lacrosse coming in fall 2020.
3:10pm
Foxconn. Announces first-round finalists of year-two "Smart Cities - Smart Futures" competition. 
3:07pm
UW-Madison. Americans maintain high levels of trust in science.
12:38pm
Marquette University. School of Dentistry celebrates 125th anniversary. 
9:56am
UW-Stout. Native American Heritage month celebrated through stories, food.
9:29am
UW-Stout. Alumni, retired professor honored at marketing, business education event. 

2:12pm
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse school district shows growth in annual report card: Most local schools meeting or exceeding expectations.
4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In latest report cards, most Wisconsin schools meet expectations, but urban and tiny rural schools struggle. Fox 6. WBAY.
4:00am
WQOW. Food stamp changes could impact free school lunches for Eau Claire students. 
3:54am
Daily Cardinal. 'An omission is a choice': UW System Regents face backlash for excluding faculty, staff from presidential search committee. 

Local

4:12am
USA Today. Wisconsin county drops plan to prosecute reporters who didn't quote releases in full.

Congress

4:31pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson raises concerns about anticipated e-cig restrictions in letter to Trump.
4:30pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan Digital Coast Act passes Commerce Committee. 
3:06pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Presses CDC and FDA on the outbreak of severe lung injury connected to vaping. 
9:28am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Hoeven. Intorduce bipartisan tax reform to boost small business start-up growth. 

2:26pm
MarketWatch. U.S. budget deficit jumps 34% in October, gap set to top $1 trillion in 2020.
4:18am
AP. Senate Democrats assail Trump's $16B bailout for farmers. 
4:01am
Politico. Congress struggles to avoid shutdown as impeachment looms. 
3:52am
CNBC. Federal lawmakers aim to reduce payday loan rates from 400% interest to 36%.
3:48am
Spectrum News. Sen. Johnson backs government shutdown prevention proposal.

Politics

8:13am
Church for 7th Congress. Releases first TV ad: "Do What's Right."
4:32am
American Bridge. Initial $5 million ad campaign targets Trump defectors in MI,PA, & WI.

3:51am
New York Times. Democratic ad campaign spotlights Trump voters with regrets. 

Tuesday November 12, 2019

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
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