Tuesday November 24, 2020 - Updated 4:29pm

Budget

9:14am
Gov. Evers. And Lt. Gov. Barnes Hear from More Than 300 Wisconsinites at Virtual Budget Listening Session

3:31am
WISN. Lower Potawatomi revenue impacts budgets of state, city, county

Legislative

3:06pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Kerkman. Audit recommends improvements for SWIB.
1:31pm
Rep. Gundrum. Remembers Alderman Steve Hoogester.
1:11pm
Sen. Bewley. And Hintz call on Trump administration to extend National Guard funding. Letter.
11:52am
U.S. Rep. Tiffany. Calls on Evers, Legislative Leaders, to Work Together to Craft “Realistic, Workable, and Data-Based” COVID-19 Guidelines
9:18am
LAB. Report 20-23: State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Briefing Sheet. Highlights. 

State Agencies

3:54pm
DNR. Wisconsin walleye management plan
virtual meeting Dec. 8.
3:19pm
DOR. Columbus contractor charged with withholding tax theft.
3:12pm
DWD. Releases information on unemployment data.
3:02pm
DMA. Wisconsin NextGen9-1-1 GIS data standard and best practices guide now available.
12:19pm
DNR. Preliminary nine-day deer hunt harvest totals and license sales now available.
3:58am
ETF. Office Closure - Thanksgiving 2020

2:34pm
U.S. News & World Report. DNR: Opening Weekend Deer Harvest up 2.3% From 2019

Economy/Business

3:36pm
Citizens Utility Board. Savings extended for another year for MG&E customers.
9:16am
We Energies. Largest rooftop solar panel system in Wisconsin history now sending clean energy to customers
9:13am
The New North. Six entrepreneurs advance to Dec. 3 NEW Launch Alliance HATCH event
9:12am
NFIB Wisconsin. Wisconsin small business continue to struggle during pandemic, need support. 

3:14am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn neither confirms nor denies report it will build servers for Google in Mount Pleasant

Coronavirus

10:32am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. COVID-19 vaccine not likely to be available to the public until Spring 2021 or later
3:57am
Racine Public Health. Updates Safer Racine ordinance. 

2:32pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsin reports more than 100 deaths from COVID-19 in one day for first time
2:30pm
Reuters. ‘We’re drowning’: COVID cases flood hospitals in America’s heartland
1:08pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Officials: High Coronavirus Community Spread Remains Greatest Threat To Wisconsin Veterans Homes
10:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Nearly 300 Wisconsin nursing home residents died from COVID-19 in four weeks, 10 times more than the month before
3:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bucks Announce No Fans Policy, As Packers Move Closer To Welcoming Public
3:47am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Eau Claire nurse reveals stress, fear associated with caring for flood of COVID-19 patients
3:47am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Fond du Lac County health officer announces 6 more COVID-19-related deaths Monday
3:42am
Lake Geneva Regional News. County health department urges return to phase 1, what does that mean for schools, businesses?
3:31am
WISC. Dane County Jail COVID-19 outbreak nearly doubles over weekend as inmates say they feel unsafe
3:23am
Politico. CDC urges overwhelmed contact tracers to prioritize efforts as cases soar
3:21am
AP. Thanksgiving could be make-or-break in US virus response
3:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Coronavirus numbers dip after deadliest week of pandemic, but hospitals still struggling
3:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Not sure how long we can hold the line': With hospitals full, doctors and scientists beg Wisconsinites to stay home for Thanksgiving
3:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Another inmate dead as COVID-19 cases surpass 8,000 in Wisconsin prison system
3:11am
WFRV. Just over 25% of the latest COVID-19 tests come back positive in Wisconsin
3:10am
WKBT. Coulee Collaborative reports 33rd La Crosse County COVID-19 death
3:09am
WCCO. COVID Dial Back Has Minnesotans Flocking To Wisconsin Bars And Restaurants
3:09am
WEAU. Local, state COVID stats as WI’s 7 day average of new cases drops to fewer than 6,000 for first time since Nov. 11
3:08am
Racine Journal Times. City of Racine announces stricter rules amid 'seemingly uncontrolled spread' of the coronavirus

Statewide

2:04pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Turkey Triage and Wisconsin school musicians highlight Thanksgiving specials on Wisconsin Public Radio.
9:41am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. To host estate planning workshops in December. 

Courts

3:46pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Gymfinity v. Dane County - order. 
3:45pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order. 
3:15pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Emergency petition for original action. 
3:14pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Memo in support of emergency petition for original action. 
3:13pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Expert report of Matthew Braynard. 
12:31pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement of Mayor Rhodes-Conway regarding recent lawsuit on COVID restrictions.
10:01am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Letter to the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Legal Challenges to Redistricting
9:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Ann T. Bowe. 
9:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Michael R. Bauer. 
3:55am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. School Choice Wisconsin Action v. Bowersox - Response of respondents in opposition to the emergency petition for an original action. 
3:54am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Response of respondents Dottie-Kay Bowersox and City of Racine Public Health Department in opposition to the emergency motion for a temporary injunction. 
3:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. School Choice Wisconsin Action v. Bowersox - Affidavit in opposiiton to the emergency petition for an original action and emergency motion for a temporary injunction. 

3:31am
WKOW. ‘It just needs to be implemented fairly’: Fitchburg gymnastics academy joins suit over mass gatherings order
3:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Conservative Group Asks Court To Block Dane County Order On Private Gatherings
3:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In new challenge, Evers and Kaul ask to throw out part of Wisconsin's lame-duck laws
3:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Group sues Dane County over its limits on indoor gatherings ahead of Thanksgiving

Education

4:29pm
UW System. Initiates incentives for student nurses to assist in health care crisis. 
12:33pm
UW-Whitewater. Defeats Northwestern University and University of Chicago to compete in Fed Challenge national semifinals
12:22pm
UW-Eau Claire. Dr. Paula Lentz receives national teacher-scholar award in business communication.
10:33am
UW-Madison. 2020 AAAS Fellows at UW–Madison apply scholarship to science, policy
9:42am
Marquette University.  Professor recognized nationally for achievements in furthering teaching of German
9:42am
Edgewood College. Remembering Longtime Professor Esther Heffernan, O.P.

3:48am
RiverTowns. River Falls middle school goes virtual; winter sports, extracurriculars suspended districtwide until at least Dec. 5
3:32am
Fox 11. Green Bay schools look for solutions to online learning struggles
3:30am
WXOW. UW-L, Viterbo suspend athletics due to COVID
3:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As Wisconsin Teachers' Unions Call For Statewide Shutdown Criteria, Evers Doubles Down On Local Control

Local

3:13pm
Milwaukee County Board Supervisor Taylor. And dream team united to host free Thanksgiving community event.
1:46pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Names Leon Todd as Executive Director of the Fire and Police Commission.
1:17pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Responds to reports indicating that the Wauwatosa Police Department inflates public records information costs.
12:58pm
City of Madison. Fluffy, slushy snow arrives, brush up on salt use in 3 easy steps.
 
11:53am
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Selected to join TEMPO Milwaukee's Emerging Women Leaders.

Congress

2:38pm
AP. Texts: US census manager told counters to use fake answers

Politics

1:07pm
Fox 11. Milwaukee County could complete recount as soon as Wednesday
 
1:07pm
WTMJ. President Trump’s latest claims about Wis. absentee ballots debunked by election officials
3:21am
AP. Biden transition gets govt OK after Trump out of options
3:15am
Newsweek. Wisconsin GOP Chair Says Republicans Are 'Trying to Disenfranchise People,' Amid Post-Election Turmoil

Monday November 23, 2020

Legislative

3:54am
Sen. Kooyenga. Statement regarding shooting at Mayfair Mall. 

3:37am
Racine Journal Times. State racial disparities task force members hope it's not 'a dog and pony show'
3:12am
WISN. UPFRONT recap: State leaders to look for common ground on COVID-19 relief

State Agencies

3:53pm
DNR. Invites public to virtual meeting on Lake Mendota bass regulation changes.
1:36pm
DHS. Family caregivers can access many helpful resources this holiday season.
1:12pm
WHEDA. Applications open for highly competitive federal and state housing tax credits.
9:11am
DNR. Snapshot Wisconsin Project reaches 50 million photos. 

Economy/Business

10:27am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. October 2020 Home Sales Report. 
9:10am
WEDC. New "We're All In" initiative encourages residents to shop local. 
3:53am
WEC Energy Group. For the 10th year in a row, We Energies is named 'Best in Midwest' for keeping the lights on

2:29pm
Bloomberg. Foxconn Plant Championed by Trump Lands Google Server Contract
3:40am
WKBT. Wisconsin officials encourage people to shop local this holiday season
3:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Jobless Claims Rise as State's System Woes Persist
3:10am
Racine Journal Times. WITH VIDEO: Some Foxconn plans ‘on hold’ here, at least until pandemic is over
3:05am
The Hill. US economy hurtles toward 'COVID cliff' with programs set to expire
3:03am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin Radio Industry Hit Hard by Pandemic

Coronavirus

4:25pm
Sen. Cowles. Continues to encourage Wisconsinites to step-up and fight COVID-19 spread. 
3:28pm
UW-Eau Claire. Encourages students returning to region for holiday to be tested for COVID-19 at community site.
1:48pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard tops 900,000 COVID-19 tests collected; testing week shortened over Thanksgiving holiday.
11:16am
DMA. COVID unable to derail determination of Challenge Academy cadets.
11:04am
WHA. State physicians urge public to adopt safety precautions.
9:08am
Gov. Evers. Announces Wisconsin has Shipped One Millionth N95 Mask through State Distribution System
3:39am
UW Health. An Open Letter to the People of Wisconsin

12:53pm
Fox 11. Door County issues first-ever Health Advisory amid surge of COVID-19 cases
11:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Mayo Clinic Puts Hospital Beds In Ambulance Garage, Lobbies As COVID-19 Surges
3:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. More Than 1K Wisconsinites Have Died From COVID-19 In Less Than 30 Days
3:52am
Wausau Daily Herald. 'We are failing': Spike in Marathon County COVID-19 cases leads to heavy death toll
3:52am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County sees over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for second week in a row
3:38am
Beloit Daily News. Rock County reports over 500 new COVID-19 cases over weekend
3:21am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County health officials: Stay home for the holidays as COVID-19 surge continues
3:20am
Appleton Post Crescent. Appleton's COVID-19 death toll rises to 37 in city's deadliest week with the virus
3:19am
WSAW. Aspirus Wausau Hospital transforms ambulance bay into emergency patient overflow
3:19am
WSAW. Marathon County hospitals, businesses, and schools pleading with community to fight COVID-19
3:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Passes Grim Milestone of 3,000 Coronavirus Deaths
3:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'What he is doing is outrageous': Doctors slam Sen. Ron Johnson over hearing on COVID-19 treatments. CBS 58. 
3:14am
WISC. Average of percent of positive tests drops to lowest level in weeks, still nearly 30%
3:13am
WISC. Thousands of UW Health employees urge people to follow coronavirus guidelines in open letter to Wisconsin
3:11am
WBAY. Fauci discusses COVID-19 in Wisconsin
3:09am
NBC 15. COVID-19 death rate triples in a single month
3:09am
Reuters. COVID-19 shots could reach first Americans by mid-December, top health official says
3:07am
Reuters. Wisconsin governor renews mask mandate despite court challenge as pandemic worsens
3:04am
The Hill. Wisconsin Republican tests positive for coronavirus
3:03am
Fox 6. Dodge Co. hospital staff expects 'dark winter' after 66 COVID deaths

Statewide

12:15pm
WPHA. Encourages communities to celebrate Public Health Thank You Day-November 23.
10:32am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Tuning in to video fees.

Courts

5:45pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Josh Kaul v. Wisconsin Legislature - Petition for an original action and request for temporary injunctive relief. 
5:43pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Josh Kaul v. Wisconsin Legislature - Petitioner's motion for temporary injunctive relief. 
5:42pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Josh Kaul v. Wisconsin Legislature - Memo in support of petition for an original action and request for temporary injunctive relief. 
5:40pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Josh Kaul v. Wisconsin Legislature - Affidavit of Corey F. Finkelmeyer. 
5:29pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Gymfinity v. Dane County - Emergency petition for an original action and appendix. 
5:28pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Gymfinity v. Dane County - Emergency motion for a temporary injunction. 
5:27pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Gymfinity v. Dane County - Memo in support of emergency petition for an original action and emergency motion for a temporary injunction. 
3:10pm
DOJ. AG Kaul announces legal action to allow DOJ to again enforce Wisconsin laws without unconstitutional legislative interference.
12:10pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Files original action in WI Supreme Court to halt latest Dane County gathering ban, restrictions on businesses.
10:31am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - Petitioner's notice of additional emergency order. 

2:26pm
AP. Wisconsin attorney general suing over GOP lame-duck law
12:54pm
Cap Times. Conservative firm asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to block Dane County ban on gatherings
12:52pm
WTMJ. Conservative attorneys attack Dane County ban on gatherings
3:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Cardinal-Hickory Creek: Federal judge allows power line challenge to proceed
 

Education

2:57pm
Marquette University. Media advisory: Thanksgiving story ideas from Marquette University.
12:44pm
UW-Stout. Clock Tower interior shored up as part of Bowman Hall renovation project.
12:11pm
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold looks to make an impact on and off campus.
11:33am
UW-Stout. Gives back event Dec. 1 supports students, university.
11:32am
UW-Green Bay. Theatre & Dance produce two original virtual shows in time for the holidays.
3:55am
UW-Madison. Senior among finalists for 2021 Rhodes Scholarship

3:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Let's do it together': Here's what former Gov. Tommy Thompson has to say about COVID-19 testing, rising cases and political gridlock
3:11am
Kenosha News. Wilmot Union High School makes temporary switch to virtual learning
3:08am
NBC 26. Appleton Area School District will pivot to in-person, hybrid learning
3:06am
Fox 11. Local school districts adapt to staffing amid coronavirus pandemic

Local

5:03pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Letter to GSA Administrator Murphy regarding 2020 Presidential Eleciton. 
3:55pm
AFSCME. Wisconsin statement seeking a collaborative approach to City of Madison furloughs.
2:52pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Statement: conservative group's legal action ignores simple request from doctors, nurses, health care workers.
1:54pm
Milwaukee Common Council President Johnson. Turning down federal safety grant could hamstring efforts to curb deadly threats.
1:52pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Community organizations, call for expansion of Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission.
 
11:01am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Giving thanks: Dane County calls on community to join "Cards for Health Care Heroes," campaign.
10:22am
Dairyland Power Cooperative. Supports the Hunger Task Force of La Crosse. 
9:09am
Kewaunee County Public Health. "Letters to Santa" program offered. 
3:55am
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. Shooting erupts at Mayfair Mall. 

Congress

4:24pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Receives Response from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Investigation into COVID-19 Outbreak in Union Grove Veterans Home
4:24pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And colleagues urge robust funding for state and local governments to distribute COVID-19 vaccines. 
4:10pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Colleagues urge robust funding for state and local governments to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.
11:40am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. And Maloney introduce bipartisan Air America Act.

Politics

12:51pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin presidential recount in 4th day, with few changes. 
3:41am
WKOW. Day 3 of Dane Co. recount: fewer objections, Trump campaign gearing up for legal challenge
3:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Attorney heading up Trump campaign's Wisconsin recount effort is seeking to throw out his own vote
3:22am
CBS 58. Objections continue, new rule added as Milwaukee County recount continues
3:16am
AP. Wisconsin officials: Trump observers obstructing recount
3:02am
WTMJ. Vote re-counting continues into third day

Friday November 20, 2020

Governor

2:53pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Tony Evers, GOP Leaders Meeting Is a Good First Step, and Republican Leaders Need to Follow Up Talk With Action
11:07am
Speaker Vos. Statement: Meeting with Governor, Senate Majority Leader LeMahieu. 

11:42am
WKOW. Evers, Vos call meeting on COVID-19 relief ‘productive’ 

Budget

3:11pm
DOA. Forecasts Modest Increases in State Revenue for Next Three Fiscal Years. Summary. Agency Budget Requests. 

Legislative

2:46pm
Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin. Memo to Legislature regarding COVID-19. 
12:02pm
Sen. Erpenbach.
Responds to Troubling Comments Made by
Incoming Senate President Chris Kapenga
11:59am
Sen. Carpenter. Transgender Day of Remembrance, 2020. 
10:13am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Thankful, Grateful & Blessed. 
9:28am
America's Health Insurance Plans, Alliance of Health Insurers, Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. Memo to members of the Legislature regarding COVID-19 legislation. 
9:04am
Rep. Hintz. Appoints Rep. Goyke, Rep. Neubauer to the Joint Committee on Finance. 
8:58am
Rep. Neubauer. Appointed to the Joint Committee on Finance. 

3:51am
WISN. Medical experts say overflow hospital is too far away from patients who need it
3:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Hospital Association Calls For Immediate State Action To Slow COVID-19 Spread
3:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Hospital Leader Urges Evers, Republicans to Unite
3:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With hospitals on brink of 'catastrophe,' association head and Democratic congressman call for action from Evers, GOP leaders
3:24am
WUWM. Wisconsin Business Group Adds Its Concerns About Proposed COVID-19 Legislation

State Agencies

2:20pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard rising to the occasion in unprecedented and historic year of serving local communities, Wisconsin, and the nation
2:18pm
DATCP. “Home for Thanksgiving” Takes on a New Meaning in 2020
2:17pm
DNR. Be Sure of Your Target: Deer Hunters Reminded To Watch Out For Elk & Moose
11:39am
DNR. Be smart before you start during gun-deer season. 
11:13am
State Public Defender. Conducting trial skills training with Country of Georgia. 

Economy/Business

8:57am
WEDC. Communities, businesses, citizens say 'We're All In' for shopping local. 
8:54am
Gov. Evers. Invests $120 Million to Support Small Businesses as COVID-19 Cases Surge

1:27pm
USA Today. Landlords skirt COVID-19 eviction bans, using intimidation and tricks to boot tenants
3:29am
NBC 15. Wisconsin unemployment rises as public sector, leisure industry sheds jobs. Milwaukee Biz Times. 
3:25am
WISC. ‘They can’t tell me anything’: 63K Wisconsinites wait in unemployment backlog
3:24am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee hotel occupancy continues to drop as industry faces closures without federal help

Coronavirus

4:44pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Public Health Issues Order #10 Amendment to Clarify Definition of Mass Gathering
2:55pm
Rep. Horlacher. Overturn unconstitutional Executive Order #95 and Emergency Order #1. 
2:49pm
Gov. Evers. Announces New Public Health Emergency Due to Overwhelmed Wisconsin Hospitals, Issues New Face Coverings Order. Executive Order #95. Emergency Order #1
2:20pm
DOT. Comment period open for new, special license plate
1:19pm
Gov. Evers. Provides Update on the Investment of Nearly $2 Billion in Wisconsin Communities in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic 
11:11am
Milwaukee House of Corrections. Announces changes in COVID-19 risk mitigation efforts. 

2:54pm
NBC 15. COVID-19 death rate triples in a single month
2:43pm
RiverTowns. Pierce County advisory caps public gatherings at 25% as coronavirus continues to slam western Wisconsin
1:34pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Data shows Wisconsinites are moving almost as much as before the pandemic, even as scientists beg people to stay home
1:30pm
The Hill. US passes 2,000 coronavirus deaths in a day for first time since May
9:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Advances In Outpatient Treatment Could Mean Better COVID-19 Outcomes, Fewer Hospitalizations
9:37am
New York Times. A Medical Examiner Fought to Prepare Her County for the Virus. Then It Struck.
9:00am
Reuters. Pfizer is first to apply for U.S. emergency use for COVID-19 vaccine
4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Health Department says staff are being targeted by death threats, 'doxxing'
3:51am
WQOW. Extreme COVID surge in past month is taking its toll, EC health director says
3:50am
CBS 58. A third of the state’s COVID-19 tests are coming back positive, doctors say numbers are out of control
3:37am
Spectrum News. Mayors in Milwaukee and Madison Urge People Not To Gather For Thanksgiving
3:36am
AP. CDC pleads with Americans to avoid Thanksgiving travel
3:35am
The Hill. Medical groups urge Americans to scale back holiday plans amid COVID-19 surge
3:35am
WXOW. Drastic increase in COVID patients adds stress and heartbreak to nurses
3:30am
WXOW. Governor Evers announces millions in support funding for out-of-school care organizations
3:28am
Fox 11. Northeast Wisconsin mental health providers see more demand amid rising suicide thoughts
3:23am
Fox 11. COVID-19 testing sites accommodating for increased demand before holidays
3:22am
WISC. 81 more COVID-19 deaths confirmed in Wisconsin; all but one county ranked ‘critically high’ for disease spread
3:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee museums close to the public because of COVID-19 surge in the community. WTMJ
3:20am
WKOW. ‘We’re running out of options:’ Wisconsin hospitals seeing staffing shortages due to COVID-19 surge

Courts

4:03am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. School Choice Wisconsin Action v. Bowersox - order. 

3:31am
Madison.com. Racine school closure order challenged in Wisconsin Supreme Court

Education

3:50pm
UW-Whitewater. Campaign drives UW-Whitewater applications up 87 percent
3:14pm
UW-Eau Claire. Expands testing capacity at community site
3:08pm
UW-Madison. New solvent-based recycling process could cut down on millions of tons of plastic waste
2:46pm
UW System. UW-River Falls Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named. 
12:00pm
UW-Madison. Banking on patient samples to advance COVID-19 research
11:10am
The Tosa Compass. Journalism Programs Launch Merged Student Outlet Combining Students at Wauwatosa East and West High Schools.
8:52am
UW-Stout. Human development and family studies students build awareness about importance of helping professions
4:23am
McFarland High School. Becomes the first high school in the State of Wisconsin to start a chapter of “We Are Many-United Against Hate.”

3:52am
WEAU. CFAUSD to stay with virtual learning until January 21
3:36am
WDIO. Superior School District to continue distance learning through December holidays
3:28am
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo college campus offers rapid COVID tests to community as classes shift to virtual

Local

3:51pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Named a 2020 Power Broker. 
12:00pm
City of Madison. Earns Intelligent Transportation Systems Award
11:08am
Racine Mayor Mason. Racine Public Library to welcome new Executive Director, Angela Zimmerman. 

3:49pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Multiple people were shot at Mayfair Mall, according to initial reports
9:38am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Cities Big And Small Facing 'Painful' Budgets As COVID-19 Hammers Revenue Streams
3:51am
WKBT. New record for overdose deaths in La Crosse County, study shows increase in substance abuse

Congress

1:20pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Peters. And Colleagues Urge GSA Administrator to End Unprecedented Delay & Provide Critical Transition Resources to President-Elect Biden
8:58am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Presses USTR regarding tariff exclusion extension requests. 

Politics

1:28pm
Cap Times. Trump continues alleging irregularities in Wisconsin Democratic strongholds without evidence
3:57am
USA Today. President Trump is seeking a recount in two Wisconsin counties, but what he’s really doing is preparing for a lawsuit.
3:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. How the Electoral College works in Wisconsin, and why it's unlikely go against the popular vote
3:31am
The Hill. Wisconsin election official: We shouldn't water Trump's 'plant of baloney'
3:27am
ABC News. GOP state leaders brush off idea to hand Trump election by replacing electors

Thursday November 19, 2020

Legislative

4:25pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on WHA letter. 
3:56pm
Sen. Wirch. Applauds IKEA's racial Workplace Equity Grants.
3:48pm
Sen. Bewley. Re-appoints Johnson and Erpenbach to Joint Finance Committee.
2:40pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Urges unity, calls for significant resources frome state COVID legislation.
10:03am
LFB. Summary of provisions of LRB-6522
3:48am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Joseph Mensah resignation from Wauwatosa Police Department. 
3:47am
SEIU Heathcare. Healthcare workers respond to Vos, Evers COVID plans. 

3:14am
WXOW. Rep. Steve Doyle says he’s tested positive for COVID-19

State Agencies

4:25pm
DMA. 924th Engineer Detachment returns to Wisconsin after Kuwait deployment
3:35pm
DWD. Partners with IKEA US Community Foundation to fund Workforce Equity Grant program.
3:34pm
Humane Society of the United States. Letter to DNR Sec. Cole, Natural Resources Board Chair Dr. Prehn regarding unlawfulness of early 2021 wolf hunt. 
12:17pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin total non-farm jobs decrease by 14,700 in October driven by decrease of 20,900 service providing jobs.
11:04am
DATCP. DHS share tips to help Wisconsinites avoid vaccine trial imposter scams.
10:34am
DNR. Waterfowl hunters reminded it's illegal to shoot trumpeter swans and other protected big white birds. 
3:56am
Trualta, Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, DHS. Wisconsin first state in U.S. to offer free online courses for family caregivers. 

Economy/Business

3:38pm
Ethical Trading Company. Brings fair trade goods to Madison.
9:00am
NFIB Wisconsin. NFIB explores the construction, manufacturing, retail, and services industries
3:46am
Fox Cities Chamber. Welcomes Kate Bruns to investor relations role. 

2:36pm
NBC 26. Wisconsin unemployment increases to 5.7% in October
11:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 12 Million To Lose Jobless Benefits The Day After Christmas Unless Congress Acts
9:18am
Reuters. Analysis: U.S. manufacturing is booming - but not for these guys
9:05am
CNBC. Jobless claims filings pick up amid continued struggles for labor market
3:43am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Northwestern Mutual dedicates $20 million to support black entrepreneurs, new startup accelerator
3:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. After Exceeding Expectations, Wisconsin's Economic Recovery Has Stalled, Says UW Researcher
3:12am
WTMJ. Wisconsin economy still faces COVID-19 threat as we wait on a vaccine
3:11am
Yahoo Finance. Apple Supplier Foxconn Starts Making Displays In Vietnam While Wisconsin Plans Remain Unclear

Coronavirus

2:34pm
UW-Eau Claire. Employees, students assist at community COVID-19 testing site.
2:30pm
Wisconsin Nursing Association. Wisconsin nursing organizations issue message to the public about importance of wearing masks.
10:50am
Gov. Evers. Delivers Radio Address Providing an Update on Statewide Public Health Emergency
3:53am
Survival Coalition. Weekly update 19: COVID cases and deaths among people with disabilities and older adults in Wisconsin. 

3:30pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County Jail sees sharp uptick in number of inmates testing positive for COVID-19
3:27pm
Sheboygan Press. 'How can we make this work?': As virus spreads, Sheboygan Co.'s nursing homes open COVID-19 wards, seek volunteers
3:27pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. Marshfield Clinic nurses are in tears caring for COVID-19 patients. Their N95 masks drip with sweat. They wonder how long they can keep up.
11:56am
Reuters. U.S. COVID-19 hospitalizations jump nearly 50% in two weeks, ushering in new shutdowns
11:55am
CNBC. CDC urges Americans against traveling for Thanksgiving as coronavirus outbreak worsens 
9:28am
AP. Heading into holidays, US COVID-19 testing strained again
3:43am
La Crosse Tribune. Mayo opens COVID-19 Outpatient Therapy Center in hopes of reducing coronavirus hospitalizations
3:42am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Chippewa County positivity rate declines from record high; schools to remain virtual
3:34am
WKBT. Trempealeau County Health Director creates mask order to help slow the spread of COVID-19
3:33am
WKBT. ‘It’s turning into a horror story’: La Crosse doctors warn COVID-19 spread crippling healthcare
3:29am
CBS 58. People who have had COVID-19 are more likely to develop mental illness within 3 months
3:22am
WCCO. 900 Mayo Clinic Staff In MN And WI Test Positive For COVID In Two Weeks
3:21am
AP. ‘Tired to the bone’: Hospitals overwhelmed with virus cases
3:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Some Circuit Courts Limit In-Person Proceedings During COVID-19 Surge
3:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. To Make Room For 'Sickest Of The Sick,' Wausau Hospital Will Send Some COVID-19 Patients Home WSAW
3:19am
Wausau Daily Herald. As hospital system nears capacity for COVID-19 patients, Aspirus leaders paint dire picture
3:15am
Reuters. U.S. COVID deaths top 250,000 as New York City schools halt in-person classes
3:10am
WTMJ. Froedtert Health delays non-urgent surgical procedures amid COVID-19 spike
3:09am
WTMJ. Miller Park COVID-19 testing site adds Saturday hours
3:08am
Fox 11. Wisconsin health care workers face fatigue as COVID continues
3:07am
WBAY. Wisconsin nears 8,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, setting new one-day record
3:07am
Spectrum News. Coronavirus Test Accessibility is Expanding Across Wisconsin
3:06am
Beave Dam Daily Citizen. Dodge County COVID numbers continue to rise: Citizens urged to take more precautions
3:06am
Spectrum News. Nearly 91% of Wisconsin's ICU Beds Are Currently In Use
3:05am
WXOW. Local health leaders call COVID-19 spread “absolutely alarming”
3:04am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers to Extend Mask Mandate as COVID Strains Hospitals

Statewide

2:19pm
Community Shares of Wisconsin. To distribute $81,000 to nonprofits.
11:38am
Transportation Development Association. Latest TDA podcast: you know it's coming...counties brace for winter snow removal efforts.
10:01am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Swears in Green Bay periodontist Dr. Paula Crum as President. 
9:03am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Mayor Motiff appointed to Board. 

Courts

3:43pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. School Choice Wisconsin Action v. Dottie-Kay Bowersox - Emergency petition for an original action and appendix. 
3:42pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. School Choice Wisconsin Action v. Dottie-Kay Bowersox - Emergency motion for a temporary injunction. 
3:41pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. School Choice Wisconsin Action v. Dottie-Kay Bowersox - memo in support of emergency petition for an original action and emergency motion for temporary injunction. 
12:07pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to halt Racine school closure order.
9:21am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Kevin L. Nash. 

12:12pm
WTMJ. Group asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to keep Racine from closing schools
3:16am
WKOW. State Supreme Court to hear appeal of expired order limiting gatherings

Education

1:12pm
UW-Madison. New effective and safe antifungal isolated from sea squirt microbiome.
11:44am
UW-Platteville. Alumni invited to participate in national survey.
11:43am
UW-Platteville. Engineering alumni create the Beth and Gary Goldberg Scholarship.
11:43am
UW-Platteville. Students share ideas for eco-friendly concrete in competition.
11:42am
UW-Platteville. Business faculty publish and present across several areas of expertise.
11:41am
UW-Platteville. UW-Stout to offer associate’s degree in hospitality and tourism.
10:02am
UW-Eau Claire. Leading national initiative to increase number of leaders in senior care industry
8:58am
Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators. Royall School District's Mark Gruen named Superintendent of the Year. 

3:34am
WEAU. ECASD to move to full virtual learning temporarily, including 4K students
3:24am
WKOW. Janesville School District to transition middle schools, high schools to virtual instruction through January 15
3:15am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Public Schools suspends winter sports indefinitely
3:13am
WQOW. Two Chippewa Co. schools announce they’ll go virtual until 2021
3:05am
WUWM. Statewide Teachers' Union Wants Uniform Metrics To Guide Wisconsin School Closing Decisions

Local

3:24am
WISC. ‘It’s been decriminalized even further’: What you need to know about new marijuana ordinance enforcement in Madison

Congress

4:24pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Participates in Major County Sheriffs of America 2020 Regional Conference Meeting
2:18pm
U.S. Rep. Tiffany. Column: School quarantine protocols. 
9:04am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Colleagues Request Information on HHS Price Negotiations for COVID-19 Antiviral Drug Remdesivir, Urge the Trump Administration to Ensure Access and Affordability
3:52am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Named to NDAA Conference Committee. 

9:25am
The Hill. President is wild card as shutdown fears grow
3:12am
WQOW. Sen. Baldwin, Lt. Gov. Barnes call for additional COVID-19 relief following election

Politics

2:45pm
Voces de la Frontera. Freedom together: citizenship, relief, and recovery.
2:24pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “Voters have decided. It’s time for us to come together.”
2:17pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Trump sows chaos and division in Wisconsin.
11:02am
Protect Our Care. Ron Johnson, Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans continue to block relief while unemployment numbers remain catastrophic.
10:03am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Orders Presidential Election Recount
3:52am
Milwaukee Common Council. Recount seeks to delegitimize our votes in a failed attempt to steal an election. 
3:51am
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. Welcomes opportunity to demonstrate accuracy of Milwaukee County election system. 

3:23am
WISC. ‘I can’t really commit to supporting any theories’: Rock County GOP Chairman defends clerk following viral misinformation spread
3:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin recount gets off to a rough start as Elections Commission repeatedly clashes
3:11am
Reuters. Georgia, Wisconsin recounts likely will not change Trump election defeat, officials say

Wednesday November 18, 2020

Governor

3:38pm
Gov. Evers. Announces $6.6 million for organizations providing out-of-school care for kids during pandemic.

Legislative

10:30am
LFB. Change in basis for estimation of the statewide median home value. 
3:53am
WMC. Statement on COVID-19 Legislative Proposals

3:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers unveils COVID-19 package, while Assembly Republicans reveal they have no plan
3:06am
Cap Times. Gov. Tony Evers unveils new COVID relief bill; Vos calls it 'more of the same'
3:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers releases $541M COVID-19 relief package but Republicans signal tough path

State Agencies

3:11pm
DOR. Collections, October FY2021 general purpose revenue ($ in thousands - rounded).
12:34pm
DOJ. Attorney General Kaul announces $113 million agreement with Apple over iPhone throttling.
10:59am
DOT. DMV launches program that helps companies manage their fleet.
10:58am
DATCP. Scammers target unsuspecting pet seekers.
8:51am
OCI. Insurance Commissioner, DATCP Warn Wisconsinites to Watch for Health Insurance Scams
3:54am
DNR. Help shape deer season for your community. 

3:10am
WTMJ. 'A lot of money for no progress': State spent millions to answer unemployment calls, thousands are still waiting

Economy/Business

1:02pm
Northwestern Mutual. Dedicates $20 million to advance Black entrepreneurs through Venture Capital & a new startup accelerator.

3:11am
WISC. Gov. Evers awards Wisconsin movie theaters $10 million in coronavirus grants
3:09am
Racine Journal Times. Pandemic creates whiplash effect, uncertain future for Midwest businesses

Coronavirus

4:29pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Statement on Gov. Evers' public health emergency, masking orders. 
4:28pm
DCF Sec. Amundson. Stay safe this holiday season by staying home. 
1:17pm
AFP-WI. Offers solutions to address ongoing impacts of COVID-19.
1:13pm
Food Finance Institute. To help businesses become more resilient in COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
12:45pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County enhances hospital capacity data on COVID-19 dashboard.

1:52pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Tony Evers to extend state COVID-19 emergency declaration and mask mandate through January
1:48pm
WTMJ. Gov. Tony Evers issues new state of emergency, extends mask mandate until 2021
12:03pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS To Pay Nursing Homes $2.9K For Each Hospital Inpatient They Accept
11:59am
WSAW. Marshfield to limit public access to City buildings
4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers to give extra $80 million in federal funding to nursing homes to fight the coronavirus
3:35am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County reports record 410 new COVID-19 cases, five more deaths as hospitals report more patients, too
3:34am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Chippewa Valley hospitals remain full amid COVID-19 surge
3:34am
La Crosse Tribune. Gundersen, Mayo open additional COVID units as hospitalizations reach "unprecedented numbers"
3:19am
WCLO. City of Milton moves back to phase one of it’s reopening plan
3:18am
WKBT. La Crosse healthcare systems adding more COVID units to accommodate virus case surge and hospitalizations
3:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin National Guard Will Continue COVID-19 Testing Into 2021
3:13am
WISC. As hospitalizations rise, doctors struggle to admit patients to Wisconsin’s field hospital
3:11am
Newsweek. Wisconsin Reports More COVID Deaths in 24 Hours Than New Zealand, Singapore and Iceland Combined Have in 2020
3:10am
Racine Journal Times. Ascension sets up clinic in Oak Creek for patients who survived COVID but are still feeling sick weeks later
3:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin reports 92 COVID-19 deaths, highest daily toll ever
3:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Waukesha County officials say people need to take the growing coronavirus threat more 'seriously' to control it
3:02am
Fox 6. Thanksgiving could push Waukesha County to COVID-19 breaking point
3:01am
WKOW. White House COVID-19 report calls Wisconsin case growth ‘unrelenting’
2:58am
WKOW. Evers joins other Democratic governors in plea to communities
2:57am
WTMJ. City of Kenosha Common Council approves mask mandate amid COVID-19 surge
2:57am
WISN. Health inspectors get police escorts after threats while enforcing COVID orders
2:55am
WISN. Gov. Evers says $466 million needed to keep COVID testing, response through April if Congress fails to act

Environment/Outdoors

9:34am
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. High water levels and wave events increase safety hazards

Statewide

12:36pm
ABC for Health. Report: nearly $90 million jump in 2019 uncompensated care in Wisconsin.
12:32pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. New members appointed to Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Agriculturist Committee.
11:30am
Survival Coalition. New survey confirms district care workers are essential to Wisconsin's health; are leaving the workforce due to low wage, lack of affordable healthcare.
8:55am
School Choice Wisconsin. Bender launching new business. 

Courts

4:00pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Tavern League of Wisconsin v. Palm - order. 

3:01am
Fox 6. Judge orders Gov. Evers to turn over emails to FOX6

Education

4:30pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. The UW Now Livestream: The 2020 Election. 
1:48pm
UW-Stout. Green Bay Packers Foundation, Stout gives back support fostering success.
1:36pm
UW-Madison. Returning adult students dig deep to balance roles and responsibilities in COVID times.
11:44am
UW-Stout. Instructional design certificate boosts recent graduate’s career.
11:05am
UW-Stevens Point. Program offers careers in caring for children when they need it most.
10:45am
Lakeland University. Top leaders part of unique new online course
8:48am
UW-Green Bay. Collaborates with Microsoft and LinkedIn

1:55pm
WQOW. Chippewa County health director recommends all schools go virtual
12:05pm
AP. Empty desks: Coronavirus robs US classrooms of teachers
3:16am
NBC 15. Monroe schools move to all-virtual learning until Thanksgiving
3:03am
Appleton Post Crescent. Wisconsin's largest teachers union calls for state to decide when schools should close due to COVID-19
3:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lake Mills Teachers File Safety Grievances, Push For Virtual Learning
3:00am
WKOW. UW-Madison opens second rapid testing site for students, staff at Kohl Center
2:56am
WISN. Kenosha Unified school board votes to move to all-virtual learning after Thanksgiving

Local

1:15pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Erickson named CAO for Marshfield Medical Center-Minocqua.
10:56am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, Badger Prairie needs network announce opening of expanded cold storage unit to help meet COVID-19 emergency food needs.
8:50am
RENEW Wisconsin. City of Madison awards grants to four community organizations to install solar arrays. 

Congress

1:32pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. As COVID-19 cases continue to climb, Senator Baldwin and colleagues unveil the protect our Heroes Act of 2020 to increase production of critical PPE, address N-95 mask shortages facing health care workers.
11:04am
Oversight & Government Reform. Grothman: helping K2 Airbase veterans exposed to toxins is a bipartisan priority

Politics

3:40pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Wisconsin recount will reveal what we already know—voters chose Joe Biden.
3:39pm
RPW. WisGOP statement on presidential recount.
12:40pm
Milwaukee Area Labor Council. Statement of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council about the Wisconsin recount.
12:38pm
Brown County Clerk Juno. Brown County will not have a recount.
12:13pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Receives petition for partial recount; recount to be ordered Thursday.

12:00pm
AP. Trump pays $3 million for recount of 2 Wisconsin counties
10:40am
WISC. Trump campaign plans to file for recount in Dane, Milwaukee counties
3:35am
Beloit Daily News. Rock County Clerk's Office gets protection in wake of angry calls
3:06am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Wisconsin clerks say presidential election process secure, thank tireless effort of poll workers

Tuesday November 17, 2020

COVID Package

3:16pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Applauds Gov. Tony Evers new effort to take on COVID.
2:52pm
Speaker Vos. Assembly GOP propose new initiatives in COVID fight.
12:51pm
LRB-6522. State government response to COVID-19 pandemic.  Summary. Spending Breakdown.

1:43pm
AP. Evers unveils new coronavirus relief measures
1:09pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers Releases COVID-19 Bill That Could Ban Evictions, Require Health Coverage Related To Virus

Governor

11:36am
Gov. Evers. DOA Secretary Brennan announce 54 awardees for the COVID-19 Movie Theater Grant Program.

Budget

3:11am
WKBT. Listening sessions to highlight biennial state budget

Legislative

3:23pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Responds to Vos press conference with no new ideas.
1:08pm
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on police union smears against City Attorney Tearman Spencer.
9:08am
LRB. Statutory duties of legislative leaders: 2021-2022 Legislative Session. 

3:22am
WKOW. Group of Wisconsin faith leaders call for statewide COVID legislation
3:19am
WKOW. Chair of elections committee shares debunked claim
3:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Leader Pushes Back Against Election 'Misinformation,' Says No Evidence Of Widespread Voter Fraud

State Agencies

4:00pm
DWD. Releases information on unemployment data.
3:02pm
DNR. Seeks public input on walleye regulations for Minocqua chain.
2:32pm
DATCP. Buy local evergreens to avoid invasive plant pests in your holiday decorations.
1:55pm
DNR. Find your adventure: nine-day gun deer season begins Saturday.
12:54pm
WEDC. OEM Fabricators announced as winner of the Excellence in Services Award from German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest.
12:52pm
DMA. New state command chief warrant officer brings years of experience to new role as state’s senior warrant.
12:51pm
DHS. Governor Evers and DHS direct an additional $80 million to support skilled nursing facilities.
10:26am
DNR. As nine-day approaches, hunters prepare to head into field for another great season. 
9:32am
DCF. Grant program to support local, early care partnerships begins today. 
9:10am
DOT. Wisconsin DMV investigator uncovers more than $4 million in fraud. 

Economy/Business

2:17pm
CNBC. Congress is far from sending more stimulus help as coronavirus cases surge and economic pain looms
1:14pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Thousands Await Jobless Aid As Wisconsin Leaders Blame Each Other For Failure
3:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Businesses bear brunt of COVID-19 enforcement without being infection hotspots
3:13am
WISC. ‘It’s not going to work’: Janesville restaurant owner thinks lowering capacity to 25% won’t curb COVID spread

Coronavirus

12:43pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. New Public Health Order prohibits indoor gatherings, limits outdoor gatherings to 10 people.
10:51am
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Announces vaccination preparations and contact tracing modifications. 

2:13pm
Fox 11. Coronavirus death toll shatters record in Wisconsin. 
1:39pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin expects to begin vaccinating health care workers by end of year
1:34pm
CBS 58. 'A critical time': Waukesha Co. leaders urging people to help stop the spread of COVID-19 as holidays approach
1:27pm
WTMJ. 'The current situation is critical': Wisconsin has fifth highest rate of new COVID-19 cases in the country, White House report says
12:55pm
Wisconsin State Journal. New Dane County order bans indoor gatherings, limits outdoor gatherings to 10 people
12:36pm
AP. States plead for more federal help as virus outbreak worsens. 
3:38am
CBS 58. Racine County sees increase in COVID-19 cases for second straight week
3:38am
NBC 15. Rock Co. hospitals near maximum capacity as COVID-19 cases surge
3:37am
WFRV. ‘Take a mulligan for 2020:’ Advocate Aurora urges Wisconsinites to avoid holiday gatherings
3:26am
WQOW. Eau Claire County hits another COVID-19 record, Barron County hit hard over the weekend
3:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin prison system sees highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases with 800 new infections
3:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS: 7-Day Average Of Daily COVID-19 Cases Is Second-Highest Since Pandemic Began
3:20am
Racine Journal Times. 'Keep it small this year': Doctors call on Wisconsinites to avoid large Thanksgiving gatherings
3:20am
WKOW. As hospitals fill up, Rock County tightens restrictions
3:18am
WTMJ. Wisconsin continues to set COVID-19 case records: “Unless we do things differently, it’s likely to continue”
3:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Advocate Aurora Cutting Surgical Admissions In Half As COVID-19 Cases Surge
3:12am
WTMJ. 'This is not a hoax': Health workers frustrated with patients refusing to believe COVID-19 is real

Statewide

12:42pm
ACLU. Has an app-for justice.
12:28pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Knowing Wisconsin’s trespass law aids in safe hunting season.
11:44am
Wisconsin Lottery. $120 million winning Mega Millions ticket claimed by Racine man.
9:06am
American Lung Association. 'State of Lung Cancer' report finds Wisconsin among the top states for lung cancer screening.  Report. Infographic. Disparities.

Courts

9:12am
District I Court of Appeals. Andrea Townsend v. ChartSwap, LLC. 
3:49am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Tavern League of Wisconsin v. Palm - Intervenors-plaintiffs-appellants' response to petition for review. 

3:24am
Reuters. Trump campaign drops suit against Wisconsin NBC affiliate over ad. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Education

3:42pm
WEAC. Calls for statewide school gating criteria.
1:26pm
Wisdom. Joins Racine Interfaith Coalition (RIC) to express outrage at blatent racism in the Burlington School District.
12:22pm
Madison Teachers Inc., mteaching all children. Wisconsin Teachers’ Unions defend local health departments’ authority and call for even stronger action!
 
11:26am
UW-Stout. App helps the grieving with Seeing the Wonder again in life.
10:28am
Badger Institute. MPS not done with BLM at school. 
9:33am
Wsiconsin Policy Forum. Wisconsin school referenda rise above economy, politics. 
3:48am
UW-Stevens Point. UW-Stevens Point offers 'Stand, Amplify, Speak' series on racial, social injustice

3:39am
WXOW. Viterbo University moving online for most classes starting Nov. 23
3:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tommy Thompson is smashing pumpkins and plates to promote COVID-19 testing on UW campuses
3:14am
Racine Journal Times. Some Racine schools may fight health order telling them to close
3:11am
WTMJ. Wisconsin schools and libraries can apply for $3M in grants to support virtual learning

Local

3:51am
Prevea Health, HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center, Medical College of Wisconsin. Launch Green Bay's first family medicine physician residency program. 

3:37am
WEAU. Surging numbers of homeless individuals in Chippewa County

Congress

2:58pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Colleagues call for Trump administration to support nationwide capacity for shipping, handling, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines requiring ultra-cold storage.

Politics

2:19pm
RPW. In case you missed it: some indefinitely confined voters not indefinitely confined.
2:00pm
WI AFL-CIO. Milwaukee Art Museum workers vote "union yes' to join Machinists Union.
11:52am
American Majority. 67 American Majority-Trained New Leaders win in 2020.
10:29am
Brown County Clerk. General election results from November 3, 2020 officially certified. 

1:12pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Biden won Wisconsin by about 20,600 votes, according to official tally; recount possible
1:07pm
AP. Trump faces approaching deadline for recount in Wisconsin
3:17am
AP. Wisconsin presidential recount would cost Trump $7.9 million. Wisconsin Public Radio. 
3:16am
WMTJ. Officials prepare for a potential recount after certifying Milwaukee County's election results

Monday November 16, 2020

Legislative

11:55am
Rep. Vruwink. Popular vote vs. electoral college.
9:23am
Sens. Kapenga, Kooyenga, Marklein. Senators recognize Wisconsin CPAs.

3:23am
Appleton Post Crescent. Fox Cities nursing homes demand state leaders come up with plan to control COVID-19 in Wisconsin
3:23am
NBC News. As Covid cases soar, GOP state lawmakers keep fighting to limit governors' power to respond
3:18am
CBS 58. Ahead of critical week for state response to coronavirus surge, Democrats say GOP ‘acting as if they’re pro-COVID’
3:01am
U.S. News & World Report. GOP Leaders in 4 States Quash Dubious Trump Bid on Electors

State Agencies

2:58pm
DOR. SOLD! Unclaimed property online auction runs November 16 to 30.
12:35pm
DOA. Evers Administration announces $3 million in grants to help schools and libraries teach remotely.
12:22pm
DNR. Hunters reminded of COVID-19 safety measures during deer season.
11:23am
PSC of Wisconsin. To hold webinar for 2020 Energy Innovation Grant Program.
11:19am
DHS. “You Stop the Spread” campaign expands to broadcast TV.
11:09am
DNR. To host online listening sessions Nov. 18 regarding PFAS investigation in Marinette, Peshtigo and surrounding communities.
9:20am
DOT. DMV recognized for stopping fraud scam. 

Economy/Business

12:51pm
Center for Technology Commercialization. 17th round of SBIR Advance funding opens for high-tech small businesses.
11:14am
Dane Buy Local. Kicks off holiday shopping season.

1:27pm
WTMJ. 'People have just simply given up': Eight months into pandemic Wisconsinites wait for unemployment benefits
3:11am
WISN. Health department increases enforcement, cracks down on COVID-19 bar, restaurant violators
3:03am
The Hill. Fears of double-dip recession rise alongside COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus

3:47pm
UW-Madison. Quick, routine coronavirus testing reassures both campus and volunteers.
12:31pm
UW-Whitewater. More than 3,400 COVID-19 tests conducted at UW-Whitewater last week.
11:12am
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard resumes a full week of COVID-19 specimen collection across the state this week.

1:38pm
WISC. Rock Co. moves back to Phase One of COVID-19 reopening plan
1:30pm
AP. 2nd virus vaccine shows striking success in US tests
4:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Hospitals back on the brink of COVID-19 disaster as Midwest numbers spike
3:46am
WXPR. City of Rhinelander Suspends Walk-ins Due to Rise in COVID-19 Cases
3:30am
NBC 15. Hospitals postpone elective surgeries during COVID-19 surge
3:30am
WKBT. Monroe County Health Department struggles with rising COVID-19 cases
3:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's 7-Day Average For Daily COVID-19 Cases Is At 6,422
3:25am
Fox 6. 'Growing threat:' Milwaukee sees COVID-19 positivity, cases rise
3:25am
La Crosse Tribune. As COVID-19 cases spike, La Crosse hospitals facing an uphill crisis
3:24am
WEAU. 155 more Wisconsinites hospitalized with COVID-19 according to DHS Sunday report
3:21am
WISC. Republicans ask for compliance on COVID-19, local leaders say it’s not working, ‘People are dying needlessly’
3:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Rural Hospitals Having Difficulty Finding Beds For COVID-19 Patients
3:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'We're going to be in trouble': Wisconsin critically short on plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients
3:16am
WKOW. Doctors reject ‘herd immunity’ strategy for coronavirus control
3:15am
WKOW. Dane County COVID-19 hospitalizations fall, ICU patients hit record high
3:13am
WTMJ. Wis. DHS doctors meet to begin forming guidance on how to distribute COVID-19 vaccines once available
3:12am
Fox 11. Menominee Co. has highest rate of COVID-19 in WI, despite low population
3:11am
WFRV. Kaukauna fire chief says COVID-19 uptick causing ‘strain’ and ‘delayed responses,’ department urging residents to help slow the spread

Statewide

9:19am
Alliant Energy. Energy is among least expensive ingredients on the Thanksgiving menu. 

Courts

1:33pm
CNBC. Trump backers drop court cases challenging voting results in four states, another setback in bid to undo Biden win
1:26pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Voters Drop Lawsuit Seeking To Throw Out Votes In Democratic Counties
1:23pm
U,S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Supreme Court Considers Mask Mandate Challenge
1:23pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Challenge To Evers' Emergency Powers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:10am
Courthouse News Service. Controversial Wisconsin Union Law Argued Anew at Seventh Circuit
3:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawsuit challenges vote count in Dane, Milwaukee, Menominee counties

Education

12:36pm
UW-Stout. COVID-19 can’t stop the music.
12:23pm
UW-La Crosse. ‘A real-life game of Clue.’
11:11am
UW-Madison. Gene-edited monkey embryos give researchers new way to study HIV cure.
11:05am
UW-Eau Claire. Students create virtual event to raise awareness about mental health, campus resources.
9:22am
UW-Eau Claire. Continues as national leader in study abroad
9:21am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Study: Unions, politics appear to drive fall school reopening decisions in Wisconsin. 

1:22pm
Cap Times. WILL study: Unions, political affiliation more predictive of virtual learning decision than COVID cases
3:30am
WCLO. Two more Janesville schools close due to COVID-19
3:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Growing Number Of UW Campuses Move Classes Online After Thanksgiving
3:17am
Jefferson County Daily Union. UW-Whitewater moving to online classes
3:16am
Kenosha News. UW-Parkside shifting to virtual learning due to spread of COVID-19 virus
3:10am
Telegraph Herald. Platteville school switching to virtual learning
3:07am
WSAW. Area school districts scramble to keep up with contact tracing
3:07am
New York Times. No signal: Internet ‘dead zones’ cut rural students off from virtual classes.
3:05am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Ashwaubenon schools plan to return to part-time in-person learning later this month, even as COVID-19 continues surge across Wisconsin
 

Local

1:51pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. Milwaukee County submits results of 2020 canvass to Wisconsin Elections Commission. Statement Summary.
11:18am
Hunger Task Force, CBS 58, and Brewers Community Foundation. New date for Thanksgiving drive-thru tradition, CBS 58 & Brewers Community Foundation join to support Milwaukee-area families during pandemic.
9:18am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Recycling program receives DNR's Excellence Award for Innovation. 

Congress

3:08am
Politico. Trump’s student loan cliff threatens chaos for Biden
3:05am
The Hill. GOP shows limited appetite for pursuing Biden probes

Politics

2:34pm
RPW. Andrew Hitt unanimously re-elected to serve as WisGOP Chair.
2:02pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Releases county and state recount cost estimatesa and recount timeline.
1:00pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Justice hears case by major donor opposing Governor’s pandemic actions.

1:25pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Sen. Ron Johnson alleges Google sways elections for Democrats. Even Google critics say that's false
3:34am
Washington Post. With pandemic raging, Republicans say election results validate their approach
3:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Only one elected Republican in Wisconsin has acknowledged Joe Biden is president-elect
3:15am
WKOW. Concerns over ‘indefinitely confined’ voting law as thousands use the option due to COVID-19
3:09am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Was Green Bay's vote count tainted? County clerk says so, but offers little evidence to back her claim
3:02am
Racine Journal Times. 'Our voices shouldn’t be silenced:' Felons speak out about their desire to vote in Wisconsin

Friday November 13, 2020

Governor

11:10am
Gov. Evers. Announces "Hope" Theme for 2020 Student Crafted Holiday Ornaments

1:46pm
WISC. Evers: No holiday tree in state Capitol this year. 

Budget

3:59am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. DPI budget proposal provides support “our kids deserve” say public education advocates.

3:31am
WISC. Wisconsin Historical Society making budget cuts, changes to 2021 operations

Legislative

10:40am
Sen. Marklein. Column: What does this mean for you?
9:19am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit recommends recycling program improvements and best practices. 
9:16am
LAB. Report 20-22: Best practices for local recycling programs. Briefing Sheet. Highlights
9:15am
LAB. Report 20-21: State Recycling Program. Briefing Sheet. Highlights

2:33pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislative audit finds lapses with state recycling programs
3:41am
WISN. Milwaukee mayor: Legislature's inaction on COVID-19 'a total disaster'

State Agencies

1:44pm
DNR. Options for new hunters as they head into 2020 deer hunting season. 
1:06pm
DNR. Hunters reminded to select Farmland Zone harvest authorizations and register harvest. 
1:05pm
AG Kaul. AGs Call on AG Barr to Reverse Abrupt Change to 40 Year-Old Election Fraud Policy
11:35am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Riverway Board issues permits. 
9:47am
DFI. Wisconsin's credit unions report solid third-quarter financial performance. 
9:18am
DATCP. Farm Center Part of a Multi-State Effort Focusing on Farmer Mental Wellness
9:13am
DNR. Seeks public input for proposed revisions to Broad Incidental Take Permit. 
3:58am
DMA. 924th Engineer Detachment back on US soil after Kuwait deployment

Economy/Business

1:09pm
AFSCME Wisconsin. Statement of solidarity with Wisconsin Voices workers. 

1:16pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. A Federal Unemployment Insurance Extension Has Ended In Wisconsin

Coronavirus

2:28pm
Northeast Region WALHDAB. Public health emergency COVID-19 alert. 
1:07pm
Transportation Development Association. Honors the always essential transportation workers. 
11:36am
Sen. Hansen. Seniors should not believe Republican scare tactics about COVID vaccine. 
11:09am
AARP Wisconsin. As COVID-19 cases/deaths climb, new analysis reveals Wisconsin nursing homes still lack adequate PPE and staff.

2:43pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. For The Second Day In A Row, Wisconsin Shatters Record For New COVID-19 Cases
2:39pm
CBS 58. Wisconsin marks newest single-day record for COVID-19 cases at 7,777 with 58 additional deaths
2:38pm
WKOW. Wisconsin nursing homes lack adequate resources for COVID-19: AARP report
2:36pm
WEAU. Buffalo County no longer able to contact trace COVID-19, reaches tracing capacity
2:32pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'People in the community don't seem to care': Wisconsin hospitals' struggles with COVID surge isn't getting people to change behavior
1:12pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Winnebago County reports 8 more COVID-19 deaths, 243 new confirmed cases in a single day
4:23am
U.S. News & World Report. State Sets COVID Record, Evers Prepares Bills for Next Week
4:23am
Fox 11. All of Northeast Wisconsin in newly created 'critically high' coronavirus category
4:10am
Janesville Gazette. Local hospitals say staffing a concern as COVID-19 surges
3:50am
WQOW. WI sets another single-day COVID case record, EC among the worst in the nation
3:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's COVID-19 Cases Surpassing New York City At Its April Peak. Cap Times
3:43am
WISC. ‘What you’re doing is not enough’: White House Coronavirus Task Force doctor addresses Wisconsin’s COVID situation
3:42am
Spectrum News. As COVID Hospitalizations Reach Record High, Doctor Warns of What's Ahead: "We Are All Exhausted"
3:42am
AP. Virus surge: Schools abandon classes, states retreat
3:42am
Politico. Labs sound alarm on coronavirus testing capacity, supplies
3:40am
Fox 6. Milwaukee County health officials urge Thanksgiving caution
3:40am
Fox 11. Shawano County's only hospital feels pinch of COVID-19 surge
3:36am
Appleton Post Crescent. 'We just need some help:' ThedaCare hospitals are more than 95% full and COVID deaths are still rising
3:35am
Milwaukee Business Journal. As Covid-19 surge worsens, Advocate Aurora hospitals may begin to postpone elective surgeries
3:33am
Fox 11. Hospitals continue to see staffing concerns as an issue during pandemic
3:32am
La Crosse Tribune. Local COVID-19 cases increase by 207, deaths rise to 28; hospitalization rate enters red zone
3:31am
Spectrum News. Healthcare Workers are Nearing Critical Shortage in Wisconsin
3:30am
CNBC. Why Wisconsin is in ‘crisis mode’ amid surging coronavirus cases
3:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'More Than Just Numbers': CDC Official Says Wisconsin Has Staggering Number Of COVID-19 Cases, Deaths
3:28am
WISC. 34 dead from COVID-19 at King veterans nursing home as outbreak continues
3:28am
Newsweek. Mississippi, Wisconsin, Oklahoma Among 6 States Running Out of ICU Beds As COVID Hospitalizations Rise
3:27am
WISC. ‘I see something terrible happening now’: Exponential COVID-19 growth worries experts
3:27am
WAOW. Wausau among worst in nation for COVID-19, New York Times reports

Statewide

10:44am
Institute for Reforming Government. Now Hiring: Director of Public Affiars. Executive Vice President. Director of Community Engagement
4:02am
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Michael Torrey: Advocacy critical for dairy policy post-election

Education

1:03pm
UW-Stout. Rehabilitation counseling program receives nearly $1 million grant to help meet national need
11:13am
UW-Stout. Wendt receives November University Staff Appreciation Award
9:50am
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. 2020 U.S. Election’s Influence on Foreign Policy.
9:17am
UW-La Crosse Chancellor Gow. Important COVID-19 Thanksgiving update. 
9:12am
UW-Eau Claire. Professor to discuss community recognition of Tribal Nations and their land

1:24pm
Fox 11. Growing number of universities going virtual for semester
1:23pm
WTMJ. UW-Milwaukee shifts to mostly online after Thanksgiving break
3:51am
WTMJ. Trevor-Wilmot School District’s middle school classes are going virtual
3:51am
WEAU. Broadband needs persist for area school district remote learning
3:51am
WKBT. Aquinas Middle School students move to virtual learning

Local

3:29pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement on the Miami Marlins naming Kim Ng the first woman general manager in Major League Baseball. 
1:04pm
Racine Police Department. Online reporting. 
11:12am
Racine Mayor Mason. Process for Filling the Aldermanic Vacancy in District 10
10:47am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. 2021 Budget: Resilient, resolved, continued commitment to community. 

Congress

11:35am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And colleagues urge administration to send medical staff to support states with rise in coronavirus infections. 

9:21am
The Hill. Deadlock leaves no clear path for lame duck coronavirus deal

Politics

3:56pm
Priorities USA. Statement Regarding Court Victory Against the Trump Campaign’s Defamation Lawsuit in Wisconsin

3:39am
WBAY. More than 75 percent of Wisconsin counties have certified election results
3:38am
The Hill. Coalition of election officials, stakeholders says there is 'no evidence' votes were compromised
3:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawsuit on behalf of Trump seeks to exclude votes from Milwaukee, Dane and Menominee counties
3:34am
AP. Top officials: Nov. 3 election most secure in US history
3:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Canvass Of Wisconsin Vote Reveals Few Changes So Far

Thursday November 12, 2020

Governor

2:49pm
Gov. Evers. Lt. Gov. Barnes to host People's Budget virtual listening sessions.

Budget

9:13am
Survival Coalition. Supports proposed DPI biennial budget investments in students with disabilities. 

3:11am
Wsiconsin State Journal. State Superintendent seeks 10% increase in K-12 general aid; conservatives object

Legislative

11:38am
Rep. Nygren. Reappointed as Joint Committee on Finance Co-Chair.
11:33am
Rep. Emerson. Recieves recognition from National Women's Organization.
10:45am
Rep. Snyder. Encourages fellow citizens to follow CDC guidelines. 
3:43am
Rep. Kerkman. Re-elected to leadership post. 

3:47am
Racine Journal Times. Republicans’ search for election fraud in Wisconsin focuses on Milwaukee, Rock counties. Here's why
3:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Top Republican says an investigation of Wisconsin's election is unlikely to take away Biden's win in the state
3:09am
WISC. Assembly Speaker wants ‘real evidence’ of fraud for investigation, election leaders say there is none
3:08am
WBAY. Rep. Sortwell: Investigation underway regarding voting concerns in Green Bay

State Agencies

3:39pm
DNR. Hunt Wild Wisconsin mobile app loaded with new features for fall 2020.
1:08pm
DATCP. New program offers mental health, wellness resources to Wisconsin veterinarians.
11:30am
DNR. Celebrating America Recycles Day: DNR Recycling Excellence Awards honors Wisconsin recyclers.
9:42am
DATCP. Alice in Dairyland to usher in Christmas tree season with virtual tree-cutting Nov. 18. 
9:17am
Wisconsin Arts Board. Panel meetings. 
3:41am
DNR. Investigating manure spill near Cashton. 

Economy/Business

10:44am
Wisconsin Startup Coalition. Seeks to advance state's innovation ecosystem. 

1:45pm
CBS 58. Ordinance to increase fines up to $5,000 for Milwaukee businesses violating COVID-19 orders moves forward
12:17pm
AP. 709,000 seek US jobless aid as pandemic escalates
3:16am
WXOW. UW Madison economists explain how COVID-19 will continue to impact the economy
3:05am
Fox 11. Tavern League of Wisconsin pleads for help as businesses struggle with pandemic

Coronavirus

4:36pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers Radio Address on Executive Order 94, Advises Wisconsinites to Stay Home to Save Lives
2:51pm
DHS. Gov. Evers and DHS ask Wisconsinites to celebrate holidays safely.
9:15am
Gov. Evers. And DATCP Announce Additional $10 Million for Food Security Initiative
3:42am
DHS. Adds "Critically High" Category to Disease Activity Dashboard Showing Impact of COVID-19

2:08pm
CNBC. University of Wisconsin hospitals are short staff at ‘all times’ as Covid slams state
1:44pm
Racine Journal Times. 'A dire situation': New 'critically high' COVID designation illustrates pandemic's severity in Wisconsin
1:14pm
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. As COVID-19 cases, deaths spike in Wood County, health officials fear the holidays will make situation worse
3:28am
WKOW. ‘The numbers are real. I see this every day’: Go inside a COVID-19 wing at University Hospital
3:27am
WKBT. “We get to a point where we’re just tapped out,” Local health systems struggle with rising COVID-19 hospitalizations
3:23am
MarketWatch. Coronavirus update: U.S. sets record for hospitalizations with 17 states at peak levels; ‘Wisconsin,’ pleads Gov. Tony Evers, ‘this is serious!’
3:22am
NBC 5. Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana Reporting a New Coronavirus Case Every 4 Seconds on Average
3:21am
WTMJ. Findings from the latest White House COVID-19 task force on Wisconsin
3:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin hurtling toward 'tipping point' when hospitals won't be able to save everyone who is sick, health officials warn
3:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Nears A 'Tipping Point' As Hospitals Almost At Capacity With COVID-19 Patients The Hill. 
3:18am
WUWM. COVID-19 Takes Toll On Veterans At Wisconsin Facilities
3:17am
WXOW. Tomah Health to enforce new visiting restrictions amid increasing COVID-19 activity
3:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Advocate Aurora Suspends Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing In Milwaukee, Green Bay, Kenosha
3:13am
WISN. Coronavirus causes ICU bed shortage across Wisconsin
3:13am
WISN. Wisconsin's federal funds for COVID-19 tests expire Dec. 31
3:10am
CBS 58. 'Hospitals are filling up faster than we’ve ever seen': Wisconsin doctors hope for state aid following Evers' address

Statewide

3:01pm
Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association. Wisconsin broadband providers continue promoting rural investments.
12:59pm
Wisconsin Catholic Conference. Wisconsin bishops announce new bishop reporting and accountability measures. Letter. Flowchart.
12:08pm
Transportation Development Association. Honors the always essential transportation workers.

Courts

1:54pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Tavern League of Wisconsin v. Palm - order. 

Education

3:13pm
City of Racine Public Health Department.  Orders school buildings to close Nov. 27-Jan. 15. Order. Order.
2:36pm
UW-Stout. Seven faculty, staff to read their creative writing Nov. 19.
1:01pm
UW-Eau Claire. Regional UW campuses announces shift to online instruction after Thanksgiving break.
12:33pm
UW-River Falls. Regional UW campuses announce shift to online instruction after Thanksgiving.
12:31pm
UW-Madison. ‘Rewiring’ metabolism in insulin-producing cells may aid Type 2 diabetes treatment.
12:30pm
UW-Stout. Regional UW campuses announce shift to online instruction after Thanksgiving break.
12:23pm
UW-Stevens Point. Survey to gauge UW-Stevens Point alumni career mobility.
11:46am
Edvest. Surpasses $4 billion mark helping Wisconsin families save for college.

3:12pm
WTMJ. City of Racine health officials issue order to close school buildings Nov. 27 due to surge in COVID-19 cases
1:33pm
Fox 11. UW memo directs campuses to require student testing before return. 
1:06pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Monroe School District pivots to online instruction for all ages due to rise in COVID-19 cases
1:06pm
WEAU. UW- Eau Claire, Stout and River Falls all moving to virtual instruction after Thanksgiving break
3:14am
WISN. Franklin shuts down extracurricular activities after spike in COVID-19 cases

Local

3:03pm
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District. Nine Spring Valley Interceptor sewer replacement project to start December 7.
2:20pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. City passes 2021 budget with lowest levy increase in five years.
2:13pm
Milwaukee County Board Supervisor Czarnezki. Supervisors Clancy and Czarnezki call for investment in youth at Vel R. Phillips Youth and Family Justice Center.
1:39pm
Madison Development Corporation, United Way of Dane County. Dane workforce housing fund reaches $11.8 million in investment support.
12:02pm
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. New series of Fox Cities health briefings to begin Nov. 19.
9:43am
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Opposes tax levy increase. 
9:12am
Alliant Energy Foundation. Area nonprofits receive over $80,000. 
3:40am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Commemorates Veterans Day. 

Congress

1:56pm
The Hill. Federal deficit hits $284B in first month of fiscal year. 

Politics

3:50pm
WI AFL-CIO. Stands in solidarity with the workers of Wisconsin voices.
1:34pm
Protect Our Care. Governor Evers and Wisconsin health care advocates urge SCOTUS to uphold Affordable Care Act as COVID-19 continues to surge across the state.
10:47am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Electioneering Groups Spent Nearly $9.9M on Legislative Races
4:35am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Fair Voting Maps Advance in Wisconsin on November 3

12:06pm
U.S. News & World Report. Report: Outside Groups Spend $9.9m on Legislative Races
3:15am
WTMJ. 51 of 72 Wisconsin counties complete canvasses resulting in minor vote shift
3:06am
WTMJ. President Trump says he's 'preparing to win' Wisconsin, despite conclusions from elections officials

Wednesday November 11, 2020

Budget

3:20am
WISC. Department of Public Instruction wants $1.6 billion more in budget, finance committee chair calls it ‘unrealistic’
3:15am
Cap Times. DPI biennial budget request includes increase in aid for schools, full-day 4K funding

Legislative

3:58pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Re-elected Assembly Democratic Caucus Chair.
2:29pm
Sen. Wirch. Statement in recognition of Veterans Day.
2:25pm
Rep. Vorpagel. Elected Assembly Majority Caucus Chair.
1:45pm
Speaker Vos. Thanks our veterans in GOP Weekly Radio Address.
1:26pm
Rep. August. Elected Speaker Pro Tempore.
12:59pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Shame on Wisconsin coup enablers.
12:25pm
Sen. Stroebel. Evers should stop fear mongering, trust citizens to keep themselves safe.
11:21am
Rep. Allen. Striving for trust and security.
10:08am
Sen. Marklein. Appointed Co-Chair of Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance. 
10:03am
Sen. LeMahieu. Appoints Marklein as Co-Chair of Joint Finance Committee. 
9:18am
Rep. Meyers. Re-elected as Assembly Democratic Caucus Secretary. 
8:57am
Rep. Petersen. Elected Assistant Majority Leader. 
3:56am
Rep. Duchow. To serve as Majority Caucus Vice-Chair. 
3:54am
Rep. Horlacher. Transforming caucus. 
3:52am
Rep. Hintz. Re-elected to lead Assembly Democrats. 

11:54am
U.S. News & World Report. LeMahieu Removes Darling From Budget Committee Leadership
3:19am
Fox 6. 1st Muslim elected to Wisconsin State Legislature
3:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Searching for Problems With Wisconsin Election
3:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislative Republicans, Democrats elect leaders
3:13am
WDIO. Bewley to continue as Wis. Senate Minority Leader

State Agencies

3:38pm
DSPS. Controlled substances board to hear testimony from federal, state, and local law enforcement on dangerous drug activity.
1:15pm
DOT. Officials discuss rising crashes, fatalities in new “Transportation Connects Us” podcast.
12:12pm
DNR. 2020 Sustainability And Business Support
report released.
11:36am
DWD. Vets Ready Employer Initiative Award Announcements
10:10am
WEDC. New website offers entrepreneurs access to local resources, events and networking connections
10:08am
DOJ. Private-duty nurse charged with over $28,000 in Medicaid fraud. 
9:19am
DMA. 30 years ago, Wisconsin Guard deployed new generation of combat veterans. 

Economy/Business

1:12pm
New North Inc. Announces 'New North Hires Heroes' talent initiative.

2:13pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. ‘It was mentally exhausting’: Legislators and crisis centers hear desperation from Wisconsin residents waiting on unemployment

Coronavirus

4:20pm
Sen. Cowles. Echoes calls for unity in COVID-19 fight. 
3:59pm
UW-Eau Claire. Community antigen testing for COVID-19 begins Saturday at Memorial High School.
1:55pm
Milwaukee Health Department. Statement from Acting Commissioner Marlaina Jackson of the Milwaukee Health Department.
12:56pm
WMC. St. Croix County Lacks Authority for COVID-19 Ordinance.
11:57am
Wisconsin Association for Justice. It is time to come together for safety: legal immunity is not a solution to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
10:55am
UW-Madison. Offers surge testing to community amid rise in cases.
10:07am
Wisconsin Medical Society. Physicians echo Governor's call for smart COVID behaviors. 
9:19am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Statement on statewide Executive Order #94. 
3:57am
Sen.-elect Sargent. Statement on Gov. Evers' statewide addresss regarding COVID-19. 
3:55am
Gov. Evers. Gov. Evers Calls for Unity, Working Together, Signs Executive Order Advising Wisconsinites to Stay Home. Executive Order #94

2:33pm
WSAW. 93% of region’s hospital beds occupied
2:19pm
NBC 26. Wisconsin business leaders given bleak update on virus
3:40am
WKOW. Mayo Clinic Health System says area hospitals are 100% full
3:40am
NBC 26. COVID cases spike in Shawano County
3:32am
AP. US hits record COVID-19 hospitalizations amid virus surge
3:28am
WTMJ. 'Crisis point': Nurses on the frontlines asking Wisconsinites to take COVID precautions
3:28am
WEAU. Chippewa County closing nonessential functions at county buildings
3:27am
WEAU. Western Wisconsin hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients
3:27am
CBS 58. Wisconsin hospitals prepare for potential staff shortages as ICU beds fill, COVID-19 hospitalizations increase
3:26am
WAOW. Wausau Common Council approves mask wearing resolution
3:26am
WAOW. COVID hospitalizations increasing in North Central Wisconsin
3:25am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Rapids limits public access to city buildings to slow spread of COVID-19
3:23am
U.S. News & World Report. Gov. Evers Advises People to Stay Home as Coronavirus Surges. WTMJ. 
3:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers Calls For Wisconsinites To Change Behavior As Cases Of COVID-19 Spread. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:16am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County announces a record 10 more deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday; mayor says people were more careful in spring
3:12am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. COVID-19 hospitalizations soaring in Chippewa Valley
3:11am
WISN. Scientists study if mutated COVID-19 virus can spread from mink to people
3:09am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Brown County coronavirus: Four more COVID-19 deaths push county total to 115
3:09am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit COIVD-19 hospitalizations at record high, vaccine preparations underway
3:08am
Janesville Gazette. Rock County COVID-19 hospitalizations climb over 24 hours

Statewide

1:02pm
Community Care. Celebrates 30 years of PACE.
8:55am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Mayor Grigg appointed to Board. 
8:54am
Forward Analytics. Broadband in Rural Wisconsin: Identifying Gaps, Highlighting Successes

Courts

3:40pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Updated calendar and case synopses.
11:35am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - order. 
11:35am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - Petitioner's motion for reallocation of rebuttal time at oral arguement. 

3:21am
Reuters. U.S. Supreme Court justices appear unlikely to throw out Obamacare

Education

1:21pm
UW-Stout. Hospitality professors to present research on what makes a great golf experience.
11:09am
UW Alumni Association. Now Livestream with Noah Williams and Ananth Seshadri.
9:37am
UW-Stout. Veteran Mentorship Program offers peer-to-peer support for student vets
9:37am
UW-Whitewater. Sustainability efforts win UW-Whitewater national recognition

2:23pm
Cap Times. UW-Madison launches free rapid coronavirus testing for all community members
2:14pm
CBS 58. 'Leading the way': UW-System President weighs in on COVID-19 rapid testing program
3:48am
RiverTowns. New Richmond middle, high schools going all virtual next week
3:24am
WTMJ. Sheboygan Area School District extends virtual learning, likely beyond Thanksgiving
3:21am
WISC. Marshall Public School District to close early learning center until December

Local

3:31pm
Soup's On! Please help us, help local restaurants survive the pandemic.
10:10am
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. Sacrifice and service of veterans resonates more deeply this year
8:56am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement in observance of Veterans Day. 

Politics

4:03am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Voter Participation Soars in A Largely Problem-Free Election
3:53am
Wisconsin Elections Commision. Correcting Misinformation about Wisconsin’s Election   

11:55am
CBS 58. More than two-thirds of Wisconsin counties finish canvass
3:31am
AP. States cite smooth election, despite Trump’s baseless claims
3:24am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Elections Commission debunks 'unfounded rumors' about state's election results
3:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Biden’s Coattails Didn’t Extend to State Legislatures
3:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Clerks Reported 238 Possible Voter Fraud Cases Since 2016
3:16am
Reuters. Fact check: List of partly false statements on the 2020 election
3:15am
Beloit Daily News. Rock County clerk disputes accusation of vote tampering
3:12am
WSAW. Counties’ board of canvassers work to double-check Election Night results
3:10am
WISN. Milwaukee-area election officials not worried about any federal investigations

Tuesday November 10, 2020

Governor

6:05pm
Gov. Evers. Calls for Unity, Working Together, Signs Executive Order Advising Wisconsinites to Stay Home
2:33pm
Gov. Evers. To call for unity, working together in fight against COVID-19.
11:45am
The People's Maps Commission. Seeks public comment.

Budget

3:46am
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Submits 2021-23 biennial budget request

Legislative

4:43pm
Rep. Rodriguez. Re-elected Majority Caucus Secretary. 
4:33pm
Speaker Vos. Re-elected Assembly Speaker. 
3:50pm
Sen. Ringhand. Elected Assistant Democratic Leader of State Senate.
3:48pm
Sen. Bewley. Statement on being re-elected as Senate Majority Leader.
3:42pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Re-elected Assistant Democratic Leader.
3:41pm
Sen. Smith. Elected Democratic Caucus Chair.
3:39pm
Sen.-elect Sargent. Chosen by colleagues as Caucus Vice-Chair.
3:10pm
Rep. Subeck. Elected Assembly Democratic Caucus Vice-Chair.
12:38pm
Sen. Wirch. State GOP seeks to invalidate the will of the people for political gain.
10:53am
SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin. As Speaker Vos Threatens Partisan Investigation Into Fair Election, Healthcare Workers Call Out Hypocrisy, Demand Action on COVID Crisis
10:46am
Rep. Nygren. Plans to introduce legislation ending UI backlog, require IT upgrades. 
9:08am
Sen. Stroebel. Urges school districts to declare teachers "essential workers."

10:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Republicans seek issues they can raise in a recount, but no major problems have surfaced
3:14am
Fox 6. 2020 election: Could the electoral college switch for Trump?
3:12am
WISN. GOP lawmaker suggests Wisconsin electors choose presidential winner
3:07am
WKOW. Republican seeks independent audit to examine election, claims of irregularities lacks evidence

State Agencies

3:22pm
DWD. Releases information on unemployment data.
3:07pm
DMA. Guard members assist in Wisconsin becoming tops in nation in Drug Take Back Day collection effort.
11:34am
DOT. DMV gives new extension for drivers over age 60.
10:26am
DATCP. AEA Snapshot: Scuppernong AEA Layers Preservation
Protections to Protect Farming Communities
9:58am
WEDC. Wisconsin-based company receives highest U.S. honor for export success
9:09am
DNR. Fosters strong partnership with printing industry. 
9:07am
DHS. New federal grant supports extension and expansion of project recovery. 
3:49am
DVA. Honors Wisconsin veterans with virtual celebration. 

3:24am
NBC 26. Concerns grow over mink farms with coronavirus
3:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR is seeking new mining regulations that would protect more natural areas, raise permitting fees
3:08am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Hasn't Expanded Senior Program to Cover Vaccines

Economy/Business

3:36pm
Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association. Launches Pipetradecareers.com.
1:54pm
NFIB. Uncertainty Index increased to 98, the highest reading since Nov. 2016.
10:52am
Focus on Energy. Announces New Construction Trade Ally Award winners.
9:54am
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery Department. Shipments top 1.4 million tons as challenging year continues. 
9:07am
Fox Cities Chamber. Celebrates its 2019-2020 Leadership Fox Cities program graduates. 

2:37pm
Fox 11. Shipments in Port of Green Bay down 25% from last year
3:27am
WQOW. St. Croix Casino in Turtle Lake closing for at least a month

Coronavirus

4:32pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. "We must take stronger action right now to stop the spread of COVID-19."
1:57pm
Stop the COVID Spread! Coalition releases new ad conveying severity of pandemic in Wisconsin.
12:46pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Statement: Wisconsin needs 30-day break from Covid-19. Letter to Sens. Fitzgerald, LeMahieu; Speaker Vos.

2:37pm
NBC 15. Dane Co. records over 700 more COVID-19 cases
2:36pm
WISC. ‘Wisconsin needs a COVID-19 break’: Parisi calls for statewide action as Dane Co. hospitalizations climb
2:34pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. New COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Again Reach Record Highs In Wisconsin
10:28am
AP. Governor planning evening address on COVID-19 pandemic
9:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. In Central Wisconsin, Rising Death Count From COVID-19 Puts Strain On Medical Examiner
3:42am
Juneau County Star-Times. New Lisbon prison COVID-19 outbreak worsens as nearly 300 additional cases reported
3:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Inside UW Hospital's growing COVID-19 unit, patient fates are uncertain
3:35am
Reuters. U.S. COVID-19 hospitalizations surge to record of just over 59,000 patients: Reuters tally
3:28am
WQOW. Dunn County officials say COVID-19 cases are ‘exploding’
3:26am
WKBT. La Crosse County asks for help after one-week increase of 872 COVID-19 cases
3:25am
Fox 11. Hospital overflow, deaths a 'crisis,' Shawano-Menominee Co. health officials warn
3:24am
Fox 11. Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective
3:23am
WXOW. La Crosse County Health: ‘Stretched beyond capacity right now’, asks for help
3:22am
WXOW. Mayo Clinic Health System brings back visitor restrictions
3:16am
Milwaukeee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin hospitals caring for more than 2,000 COVID-19 patients as state ranks among worst in U.S. for new cases
3:14am
NBC 15. Wisconsin hospitals face staffing and capacity concerns as COVID cases surge
3:12am
WKOW. ‘We need help’: Dane County calls on state leaders to address pandemic
3:11am
WKOW. Iowa County Health Department recommends changes to deal with high volume of COVID-19 cases
3:10am
Spectrum News. Rise in Cases Delays Contact Tracing in La Crosse County

Statewide

12:10pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Hires Kyle Koenen to be Policy Director.

Courts

3:25pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Statement: Trump’s stacked Supreme Court could overturn ACA coverage and pre-existing condition protections for millions of Wisconsinites.
9:22am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Jack B. Gramza. 
9:21am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Carl Robert Scholz. 

3:09am
AP. Groups fight to keep gray wolf protections for most of US

Education

10:57am
UW-Stout. Face masks being sewn by university students for local children.
10:27am
UW-Eau Claire. Survey to measure UW-Eau Claire alumni satisfaction
10:25am
UW-Whitewater. First day of "surge testing" at UW-Whitewater draws 260 participants
9:57am
UW-Stout. Survey seeks feedback from alumni on career satisfaction
9:55am
UW-Green Bay. Offers Sustainability Certificate Program

3:27am
WQOW. Menomonie High School to move to virtual learning
3:25am
WFRV. West De Pere elementary class in quarantine after COVID-19 exposure
3:15am
Fox 6. COVID-19 uptick at UWM, MU linked to Halloween-related activities
3:10am
WSAW. Prairie River Middle School temporarily closed due to COVID quarantines

Local

4:32pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Milwaukee County Boards come together to prioritize access to behavioral health services for residents. 
2:49pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Board of Supervisors adopts 2021 Milwaukee County budget.
1:45pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Madison's temporary homeless shelter for men to relocate to vacated Fleet Services Building.
3:48am
Dairy Business Association, Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Push back on anti-CAFO resolution in Polk County. 
3:47am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on passage of 2021 County Budget. 
3:46am
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Omnibus amendment to enhance racial equity efforts and invest in communities adopted by board. 

3:09am
Fox 6. Milwaukee surpasses all-time high for homicides in single year

Congress

10:12am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Whitehouse, Hassan, Warren. Lead colleagues to call on Trump's Justice Department to stop plans to make Purdue Pharma a public benefit corporation. 

Politics

4:09pm
Protect Our Care. During SCOTUS oral arguments in Trump and Republicans' ACA repeal lawsuit, Gov. Evers and Wisconsinites discussed what is at stake for health care.
2:07pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. State Dems: we still need campaign finance reform!
12:15pm
Protect Our Care. Trump and Republicans continue their war on health care at the Supreme Court.

Monday November 9, 2020

Legislative

10:48am
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on GOP attacking election integrity. 
10:38am
LRB. Wisconsin's OWI laws. 
10:01am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Restore confidence in our elections. 
4:32am
Rep. Myers. Rebukes Assembly Speaker's call for election investigation. 
4:02am
DPW Black Caucus. Caucus Chair challenges Vos' claims of voter fraud. 
3:54am
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Baseless investigation only seeks to cast doubt on our democracy. 

3:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Absurd and insulting': Milwaukee officials ridicule Vos' call for investigation into vote count
3:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Robin Vos directs Assembly committee with subpoena power to review election administration

State Agencies

4:03pm
PSC. Accepting applications for the 2020 Energy Innovation Grant Program. 
3:59pm
WDVA. Statement of WDVA Secretary Mary Kolar regarding artwork on exterior of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum.
1:29pm
DWD. Gov. Evers declares week of November 8, 2020 as Wisconsin Apprenticeship Week.
1:06pm
University of Wisconsin System. To gauge alumni satisfaction in board survey.
12:56pm
DATCP. Romanski appoints DATCP Assistant Deputy Secretary.
12:05pm
DATCP. AEA snapshot: Scuppernong AEA layers preservation protections to protect farming communities.
11:45am
WDVA. Honors Wisconsin Veterans with virtual celebration.
9:50am
WEDC. MARKETPLACE 2020 virtual conference to connect diverse Wisconsin businesses with resources and opportunities
9:49am
DOJ. Wisconsin Drug Take Back Collection 1st in the Country; Collects Nearly 90,000 lbs. of Unwanted Medications to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
9:48am
DOT. Protecting those who protect us
9:43am
DNR. Calling Wisconsin kids: Get creative and enter the 2021 Keep Wildlife Wild poster contest. 
9:06am
OCI. Governor Evers, Commissioner Afable, and Secretary-Designee Palm Urge Wisconsinites to Shop for Health Plans Available during Open Enrollment

3:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Health Officials Propose Groundwater Standards For 22 Substances
3:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin health officials recommend groundwater caps for 22 contaminants; list includes pesticides, PFAS

Economy/Business

1:59pm
African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin. Is cooking up a record year of 2021.
1:33pm
Food Finance Institute. Edible-Alpha® Live! brings food and ag impact investing to the center stage.
11:09am
Wisconsin Technology Council, Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. Countdown! Top 10 reasons to check out this week's Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium.

3:43am
WEAU. Eau Claire businesses dealing with the reality of COVID-19 pandemic as winter nears
3:37am
AP. EU advances plan to slap tariffs on US goods over Boeing aid

Coronavirus

1:15pm
DHS. Launches provider enrollment for COVID-19 Vaccine program.
11:27am
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard tops 800,000 tests collected with record breaking week of COVID-19 specimen collection.

2:24pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin's Coronavirus Outbreak Rages On With No Sign Of Slowing
11:31am
Cap Times. Hospitals scramble for staff, ICU beds as Wisconsin passes a quarter million COVID-19 cases
3:37am
AP. Nursing home COVID-19 cases rise four-fold in surge states
3:37am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Weekend Showed More Than 11,000 New COVID-19 Cases
3:33am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. White House task force warns Wisconsin faces more COVID deaths without a more robust plan from state leaders
3:27am
WTMJ. Wisconsin reports more than 7,000 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, setting new single-day record
3:20am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin Health Leaders Call Attention to Continued COVID-19 Surge
3:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Hundreds of health workers across Wisconsin are sidelined by COVID-19 infections, exposure
3:18am
Racine Journal Times. Ascension E.R. seeing rise in people sick with COVID return after being sent home
3:16am
WBAY. Seven-day average positivity rate record set, more than 4,000 new cases reported Sunday in Wisconsin
3:15am
WBAY. UW system schools offering free, rapid COVID tests, but there are concerns over accuracy
3:14am
Sheboygan Press. Sheboygan County remains a COVID-19 hotspot with new record for cases in a week, 32nd death
3:13am
WISC. ‘It’s very real’: As COVID hospitalizations mount, UW Health Doctor says what’s next could rely on the public
3:13am
U.S. News & World Report. COVID Cold: Restaurants Try to Keep Customers Through Winter
3:12am
WIZM. La Crosse, Trempealeau, Monroe suffer multiple COVID deaths this week, as WI, MN, IA continue to set records
3:11am
WKOW. “It’s so relentless”: How healthcare workers are dealing with COVID fatigue
3:11am
WKOW. Juneau County’s COVID-19 contact tracing moves to crisis model
3:10am
WUWM. Racine Forced To Prioritize Positive COVID-19 Test Notifications
3:09am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk Co. official: 'Act as if you have COVID-19' while Sauk, Columbia numbers grow

Statewide

9:04am
Arts Wisconsin.
WEDC and Arts Wisconsin announce
We’re All In Creative Workforce Program in La Crosse
8:59am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Series on meat processing kicks off this week

Courts

2:34pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - Petitioner's reply brief. 
10:37am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. To participate in Wisconsin Supreme Court oral arguement in legal challenge to Gov. Evers' COVID-19 emergency declarations. 
3:57am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Undermining Governor Evers for Partisan Political Gain Leaves Wisconsinites Needlessly Unprotected from Unchecked COVID Spread

Education

3:07pm
Marquette University. Launches Spanish language webpages.
3:04pm
UW-Madison. A better understanding of coral skeleton growth suggests ways to restore reefs.
3:01pm
Mount Mary University. New doctorate to serve counseling community.
11:42am
Marquette University. Charles Franklin, Director of the Marquette Law School Poll, to go 'On the Issues,' Nov. 10.
9:34am
UW-Stout. Dunn County Community Recovery Team issues ‘urgent call for immediate action’ to stem spread of COVID-19
9:33am
UW-Stout. Team issues ‘urgent call for immediate action’ to stem spread of COVID-19
9:23am
UW-La Crosse. Study examines how changing landscape affects older workers
9:06am
UW-Milwaukee. College of Nursing expands program to UWM at Waukesha. 
9:03am
UW-Eau Claire. Inspirational storyteller Kevin McMullin to speak Nov. 12

2:59pm
Racine Journal Times. Burlington Area School District to go all-virtual due to steep rise in COVID cases
12:16pm
NBC 26. Oshkosh Area School District to stay in virtual learning until next year
3:14am
WISC. Iowa-Grant High School pivoting to all-virtual instruction for Monday and Tuesday

Local

11:41am
Milwaukee County Board Supervisor Taylor. Board of Supervisors heeds Taylor's call to allow youth and families to access $1 million in programming. 
11:37am
Milwaukee County Board Supervisor Moore Omokunde. To resign board seat December 18.
9:24am
PUblic Health Madison & Dane County. Free Drive Through Flu Clinic For All Regardless of Health Insurance Status
9:02am
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. Calls for shifting a total of nearly $12 million from law enforcement to human needs. 
9:01am
Milwaukee County Sup. Haas. Finance Committee Chair praises supervisors for amendments that improve service delivery and honor Milwaukee County's mission. 
4:03am
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. Milwaukee County declares 'Right to Shelter' for county residents. 
3:53am
Milwaukee County Sup. Haas. Milwaukee County Board approves $700,000 for arts organizations impacted by COVID-19. 

Congress

3:38am
AP. Census takers say they were told to enter false information
3:29am
The Hill. Biden plans to issue orders reversing Trump policies immediately upon taking office: report
3:27am
AP. Biden seeks to move quickly and build out his administration

Politics

2:34pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Other organizations & individuals, call for next Milwaukee Police Chief to eliminate systemic racism and bias in policing.
 
12:54pm
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Calls for transparency, says "every legal vote" should be counted.
4:01am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement on the declaration of the 2020 presidential election. 
4:00am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on presidential election outcome. 
3:59am
AFSCME Wisconsin. Statement on historic statewide organizin program and 2020 electoral victories. 
3:58am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Joe Biden Elected 46th President of The United States

2:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ballot clerks asked for help. Lawmakers didn't act. Disinformation followed.
3:52am
La Crosse Tribune. 2020 election again shows lopsided Republican legislative maps
3:32am
WKBT. Wisconsin counties pass referendums for independent redistricting
3:32am
WISC. ‘We’re ready to move on’: State Treasurer on the election’s effects on Wisconsin government
3:31am
WSAW. Sen. Ron Johnson says President Trump ‘Will always be a winner’ no matter the outcome
3:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Biden Supporters Celebrate Victory While Trump Supporters Protest At Capitol
3:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Efforts to lift voter turnout in Milwaukee fell flat despite record participation in Wisconsin
3:17am
Racine Journal Times. Cities propelled Joe Biden to Wisconsin win as rural areas double down on Donald Trump

Friday November 6, 2020

Legislative

6:35pm
Assembly Campaigns and Elections Committee Democrats. Reject Speaker's manufactured controversy. 
3:52pm
Speaker Vos. Directs Assembly Committee to utilize its powers to review statewide election. 
3:16pm
Rep. Ramthun. Running for Majority Caucus Vice-Chair. 
11:19am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Thank you for your sacrifice. 
10:00am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Reach out for Veterans Day. 
4:11am
Sen. Testin. Elected to serve as Senate President Pro Tempore.
4:10am
Sen. LeMahieu. Elected Senate Majority Leader. 

1:44pm
WXPR. Following Election, Redistricting Fight Expected in Wisconsin
3:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In a shakeup, Wisconsin Republicans choose state Sen. Devin LeMahieu as their leader
3:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Senate Republicans Name LeMahieu New Majority Leader

State Agencies

3:53pm
DMA. Three Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers qualify for All-Guard Marathon Team
1:26pm
Citizens Utility Board, Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group. Consumer groups applaud PSC vote to refinance $100 million from retired power plant. 
11:22am
DNR. Waterfowl hunters encouraged to wear lifejackets. 
10:52am
DNR. When leaves fall, fire danger rises. 
10:52am
DHS. State Agencies Announce Additional Groundwater Quality Standard Recommendations
9:19am
DNR. Peak rut is underway. 
4:12am
DMA. November 9-13 in Winter Awareness Week in Wisconsin. 

1:48pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Two Taylor County mink farms under quarantine after more than 5,000 animals died from COVID-19
3:17am
WAOW. UPDATE: 3,400 mink dead, second farm faces confirmed positive coronavirus case

Economy/Business

9:20am
Reuters. U.S. job growth slows in October; part-time workers increase

Coronavirus

4:13am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. City of Milwaukee Encourages Residents to Take Advantage of All Community COVID-19 Testing Options

2:31pm
WKOW. 62 deaths, 244 hospitalized since yesterday due to COVID-19 in Wisconsin
2:30pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Reports More Than 6,000 New COVID-19 Cases, Setting Another Record
12:17pm
Wausau Daily Herald. Aspirus Medford Hospital gets medical assistance team to help treat more patients as COVID-19 surges
4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'COVID rages on stronger than ever': Wisconsin reports 5,900 new cases for second day in a row
3:59am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. ‘We are not powerless’: 12 die in a week, hospitals strained in EC County
3:56am
Duluth News Tribune. Nearly every Northland county sets infection records; steepest rise in Carlton County
3:53am
Reuters. U.S. coronavirus cases climb by record for second day in a row, up over 120,000
3:44am
WKBT. Gundersen, Mayo send out plea to take COVID-19 spike seriously
3:38am
WTMJ. City of Racine: Can't keep up with contact tracing, will prioritize cases
3:19am
NBC 26. Area hospitals continue feeling pressure from COVID-19
3:19am
Spectrum News. Even With a Vaccine, Health Officials Say Coronavirus Precautions Need to Be in Place for Months
3:17am
WISC. As COVID hospitalizations in Dane Co reach record high, UW Hospital opens second critical care area for COVID patients
3:16am
Fox 9. COVID-19 in Wisconsin: State reaches 32% test positivity rate
3:16am
WQOW. Health Dept.: COVID-19 cases in Eau Claire County “off the chart”
3:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Total COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin prison system break 5,000; active cases at 2,000
3:14am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Menominee Nation reports first COVID-19 death
3:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Amid rising caseload, Dane County public health officials urge work from home
3:10am
Spectrum News. Dane County Officials: One in Three COVID-19 Cases Coming From Outside Household

Statewide

9:19am
Alliant Energy Foundation. Drive Out Hunger supplies 1.15 million meals to food banks. 

Courts

5:23pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - order. 
5:22pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - Supplemental appendix to response brief of Governor Evers. 
5:22pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - Response brief and supplemental appendix of Governor Evers. 
3:54pm
Gov. Evers.
Releases Statement on District Court of Appeals
Decision on Public Gatherings Limits, Encourages Wisconsinites to Stay Home
12:21pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts four new cases. 
12:11pm
District III Court of Appeals. Tavern League of Wisconsin v. Palm - Decision. 
4:08am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case syposes. 

1:38pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Appeals court rules Wisconsin indoor gathering limits are "invalid and unenforceable," on same day order expires

Education

3:16pm
UW-Platteville. Expands COVID-19 testing to community
3:15pm
UW System. And Alliant Energy recognize outstanding students, teachers for 2020. 
9:59am
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. Badger Huddle armchair pregames. 
4:06am
Marquette University. Law Scchool hosts Restorative Justice Initiative conference, Nov. 9-12. 

9:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Schools Maintain, Transition To Virtual Learning Through End Of 2020
9:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Voters Approved 84 Percent Of School Referendums In Election
3:58am
Chippewa Herald. Chippewa County schools rapidly going virtual
3:26am
Fox 6. Marquette reports record COVID-19 cases among students
3:15am
WSAW. Washington Elementary in Merrill temporarily closing due to COVID-19

Congress

3:36am
Politico. The looming shake-up of Senate Republican chairmen

Politics

4:47pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Celebrates Record High Voter Turnout in Wisconsin
3:14pm
Protect Our Care. Joe Biden Will Be a Health Care President
12:22pm
Wisconsin Right to Life. Congratulations to Winning Candidates
11:23am
Fair Maps Coalition. 14 referendums to ban gerrymandering pass in Wisconsin. 
10:53am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Trump's true colors. 
9:19am
Opportunity Wisconsin. Launches digital ads thanking election officials. 

11:27am
Cap Times. Big margins in cities, gains in the suburbs: How Joe Biden won Wisconsin. 
3:37am
WTMJ. Provisional ballots to add to Wisconsin’s election totals
3:15am
AP. Presidential election exposes America’s ‘perilous’ divides
3:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Trump campaign hasn't provided evidence to back up claim of Wisconsin election 'irregularities'
3:09am
Fox 6. 1st ever Black Republican elected to Wisconsin State Senate
3:09am
ABC News. Wisconsin election officials reject Trump campaign's unsubstantiated ballot claims
3:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Misinformation Is Spreading About Wisconsin's Election. Here Are The Facts

Thursday November 5, 2020

Governor

2:12pm
Gov. Evers. Announces Cultural Organization Grant Awardees.
11:40am
Gov. Evers. Delivers radio address encouraging Wisconsinites to stay home and take precautions to protect their neighbors.

Legislative

3:34pm
Sen. Feyen. Re-elected Assistant Senate Majority Leader.
3:32pm
Sen. Kapenga. Named Senate President for 2021-22 legislative session.
1:19pm
Sen. Cowles. Ratepayers protected and air quality improved under state's first Environmental Trust Funding plan.
10:45am
Sen. Ringhand. V.A. delays billing for health care copayments in January, 2021. 

State Agencies

4:16pm
DOJ. Dane County Man Charged in Connection with Three Different Schemes to Financially Exploit Elderly Relative
4:05pm
DWD. U.S. Department of Labor Announces Last Payable Week of Extended Benefits is November 7
4:04pm
Citizens Utility Board, Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group. Consumer groups applaud PSC vote to refinance $100 million from retired power plant. 
3:55pm
DOR. Uses virtual tools to reach Wisconsinites during pandemic.
3:00pm
Wisconsin Claims Board. Decisions.
1:30pm
State Public Defender. Announces 2020 award recipients.
12:41pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard provides support during November election.
11:51am
WEDC. Gross Automation receives 2020 Governor’s Export Achievement Award
11:37am
DATCP. Alice in Dairyland, Something Special from Wisconsin™ Highlight 'Uniquely Wisconsin' gift-giving options.
10:00am
OCI. Administrative Actions October 2020
9:50am
DNR. First harvest and first experienc certificates help hunters commemorate time outdoors. 

Economy/Business

10:42am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Rise of corporate investing topic Nov. 10 at virtual Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. 
9:00am
Focus on Energy. Unveils New Virtual Wisconsin Roadmap Highlighting Energy Efficiency Successes

10:55am
Green Bay Press Gazette. COVID-19 recession slams working women. 'I don't know how I'm going to make it.'

Coronavirus

2:54pm
Survival Coalition. COVID cases and deaths among people with disabilities and older adults in Wisconsin.
2:34pm
City of Racine Public Health Department. COVID-19 health alert.
2:23pm
UW-Madison. Tracking virus mutations reveals success of stay-at-home orders.
1:15pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. As cases continue to rise, employers and employees advised to reconsider workplace safety.
1:09pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Statement: Dane County marks new record high for Covid-19 hospitalizations.
11:25am
UW-Madison. To expand COVID-19 testing in spring.

4:19pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Chief Health Officer Quits as COVID-19 Rages
2:45pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. New COVID-19 Cases And Hospitalizations In Wisconsin Continue To Skyrocket
4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. For Second Day In A Row, Wisconsin Sets New Daily Record For COVID-19 Cases
4:05am
La Crosse Tribune. Coulee Collaborative issues "wake up call" as coronavirus deaths climb to 25 and cases increase by 170
4:03am
Juneau County Star-Times. Juneau County Board votes against emergency declaration as cases of COVID-19 rise
3:57am
The Hill. US records over 100,000 COVID-19 cases in a single day for first time
3:47am
WEAU. Eau Claire County reports three new deaths related to COVID-19. 
3:25am
WTMJ. Lambeau Field to continue indefinite hold on hosting fans
3:24am
WISN. White House report: Wisconsin needs better pandemic strategy
3:23am
Green Bay Press Gazette. UWGB opens rapid testing site; 7-day positivity rate of 37.26%
3:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin reports record-breaking day for new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, positivity rate
3:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. 5 more Wisconsin prisoners die from COVID-19, bringing DOC's total to 10 deaths
3:17am
WXOW. Wisconsin Update: Two more COVID deaths in La Crosse County, 170 new cases
3:15am
Fox 11. Wisconsin DHS shares tips to stopping the spread of COVID-19

Courts

8:57am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Judge Tosses Marsy’s Law
3:35am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - Motion of Wisconsin Legislature for leave to file a non-party brief in support of petitioner. 

3:13am
Fox 6. SCOWIS won't weigh reinstating Wisconsin capacity limits

Education

12:43pm
Marquette University. Marquette, UWM students continue "Make a Difference Day" amid pandemic.
12:38pm
UW-Stevens Point. UW-Stevens Point offers COVID-19 testing to communities at three campuses
11:11am
UW-Eau Claire. Forum series welcomes former 2020 presidential candidate: A conversation with Andrew Yang.
10:43am
UW-Stout. Student jobs prepare art and design, STEM students for careers
10:01am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold psychology professor receives six-figure national grant to further suicide research
9:59am
UW System. Enrollment drops overall, increases for underrepresented students. 
9:58am
Madison Teachers, Inc - Retired. Open letter to MMSD School Board. 
9:51am
UW-Madison. Thesis-writing program shares joy of scientific research

2:51pm
WKOW. Mineral Point Unified School District moving all students to virtual learning
2:50pm
WKOW. River Valley High School to shift to virtual learning
2:20pm
WTMJ. Marquette men's basketball announces no fans will be allowed at home games in 2020
12:36pm
U.S. News & World Report. University of Wisconsin Enrollment Drops Nearly 2%
3:51am
WCLO. School District of Beloit closes Merrill Elementary building
3:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System To Deploy 250K Rapid COVID-19 Tests Through Federal Partnership
3:20am
Cap Times. UW System to launch federal COVID-19 surge testing
3:17am
WXOW. La Crosse schools extend virtual learning to January 2021
3:08am
Superior Telegram. UW-Superior will continue intermittent furloughs in 2021
3:08am
Duluth News Tribune. Superior students will transition to virtual learning due to COVID-19 spike

Local

12:12pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces new solar project to make Dane County government 100% renewable.
10:44am
AARP Wisconsin. Fountain City Little Free Library proposal wins Small Dollar, Big Impact grant. 

Congress

3:40pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Representative Steil call on SBA to approve federal funding for Kenosha small businesses to rebuild following unrest.

Politics

3:37pm
Americans for Prosperity. Wisconsin congratulates newly elected and re-elected state lawmakers.
1:00pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Important things voters should know after the election.
12:45pm
League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County. Statement on November 3 election.
10:41am
American Federation for Children. School Choice Supporters Victorious in Wisconsin Legislative Races
3:34am
Kern for 73rd Assembly. Statement on election.
3:33am
Macco for 88th Assembly. Honored to continue serving.
3:32am
Grothman for 6th Congress. Statement on election victory. 
3:31am
Dairy Business Association. Issues statement on state legisltative election. 

3:51am
WTMJ. Provisional ballots to add to Wisconsin’s election totals
3:48am
NBC 26. Viral post claiming Wisconsin had more votes than registered voters not supported by data
3:36am
NBC 15. Evers rips Trump campaign’s push for Wisconsin recount
3:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With a tight margin in Wisconsin, attention turns to a potential recount
3:16am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Elections Commission estimates voter turnout at 73%
3:15am
WSAW. Wood County Clerk: We didn’t run out of ballots
3:14am
WSAW. Wisconsin Elections Commission administrator responds to Pres. Trump’s doubt in election system
3:12am
AP. Biden wins Michigan, Wisconsin, now on brink of White House
3:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Trump and Allies Spread Falsehoods to Cast Doubt on Election
3:11am
Politico. ‘A decade of power’: Statehouse wins position GOP to dominate redistricting
3:10am
Spectrum News. Brad Pfaff Elected to State Senate a Year After it Fired Him as Ag Secretary
3:09am
WTMJ. Milwaukee County absentee ballots help flip Wisconsin red to blue Wednesday morning
3:07am
Madison.com. GOP picks up two state Senate seats, Democrats win two suburban Assembly districts

Wednesday November 4, 2020

Election

3:36am
USA Today. 2020 Wisconsin Election Results

Legislative

2:29pm
Speaker Vos. Delivers the GOP weekly radio address.
2:18pm
Sen. Cowles. Applauds WEC's Efficiency, Sustainability and Growth Plan.
10:53am
Sen. Smith. Raising awareness of domestic violence.
8:43am
Rep. Petersen. For Assistant Majority Leader. 

State Agencies

4:06pm
DNR. Fourth lake whitefish virtual meeting Nov. 17.
4:04pm
University of Wisconsin System. To lead massive surge testing effort for Wisconsin.
2:58pm
DWD. Unemployment data information release.
1:06am
ETF. WRS investment performance. 

Economy/Business

4:38pm
NFIB Argues to Governor's action is illegal, irresponsible.
10:17am
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update

Coronavirus

4:58pm
UW-River Falls. To open COVID-19 testing site for the community.
4:34pm
UW-Green Bay. More than 12,000 free rapid COVID tests available at drive-up testing site at UW-Green Bay, beginning Monday, Nov. 9.
4:23pm
UW-Eau Claire. Media availability on expansion of antigen testing to all asymptomatic UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff & community at large.
4:14pm
UW-Stout. University to offer free, rapid-result COVID testing to community beginning Nov. 6.
8:55am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Dane County Sees Record Disease Spread, Several Citations Issued Over Weekend

1:32am
The Hill. Wisconsin, Minnesota report record new coronavirus cases
1:23am
WISN. Milwaukee Health Department needs help to increase testing at Miller Park

Courts

12:27pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Tavern League of Wisconsin v. Palm - order. 
1:09am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Reacts to Dane County Circuit Court decision. 
1:05am
Dane County Circuit Court Branch 8. Wisconsin Justice Initiative v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Decision and order. 

Education

11:40am
UW-Stout. College green light: First-generation students’ successes celebrated Nov. 9.
10:52am
UW-Madison. Students give UW–Madison high marks for academic quality, overall educational experience.
8:42am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold senior is first-known student to curate outside exhibition at Foster Gallery
1:06am
Marquette University. College of Nursing to host virtual Wake Lecture, Nov. 10. 

Politics

4:13pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on successful elections.
4:01pm
For Wisconsin's Future. Permanent presence pays off.
3:58pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. Wisconsin voted for an economy that works for everyone — not just the wealthy & well-connected.
3:56pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Conservation voters crucial in preserving veto power.
3:32pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Democracy won.
3:11pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. 14 referendums to ban gerrymandering pass in Wisconsin.
2:41pm
WI AFL-CIO. Union workers deliver Wisconsin for Biden.
2:14pm
Rep. Magnafici. Wins second term in State Assembly.
1:47pm
Zunker for 7th Congress. Post-election statement.
1:43pm
nextgen Wisconsin. Young voters win Wisconsin for president-elect Joe Biden.
1:25pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement of Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway on 2020 election.
1:23pm
Armstrong for 75th Assembly. Wins election for 75th Assembly District.
1:20pm
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Statement on election results.
1:02pm
Milwaukee Common Council President Johnson. An historic response to an historic election.
11:48am
Winker for 38th Assembly. Applauds advocates for families, environment, fair voting maps.
11:28am
American Federation for Children. School choice supporters victorious in legislative races across the country.
10:59am
Voces de la Frontera. Media statement in response to Trump's voter suppression.
10:19am
Soik for 71st Assembly. Comments on result of 2020 71st Assembly campaign. 
10:16am
Ballweg for 14th Senate. Wins state Senate seat. 
8:46am
Schierl for 55th Assembly. Concedes loss to opponent Rachael Cabral-Guevara. 
8:43am
Darling for 8th Senate. Thanks supporters after winning re-election. 
8:41am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Wisconsin Elections Commission Statement on Unofficial Results and Next Steps 
8:40am
Bradley for 28th Senate. In landslide victory, elected to state Senate. 
8:39am
Milroy for 73rd Assembly. Statement on election night victory. 
5:06am
Loudenbeck for 31st Assembly. Statement on election results. 
4:55am
RPW. Wisconsinites Send Republicans Back to Congress
3:57am
Rodriguez for 212st Assembly. Secures victory.
3:01am
Pfaff for 32nd Senate. Statement regarding election victory. 
2:14am
Testin for 24th Senate. Victory! Thanks people for support, opportunity to serve. 
1:34am
Meyers for 74th Assembly. Declares victory. 
1:17am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement of Mayor Rhodes-Conway on Historic Election Day
1:17am
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Statement on special election victory. 
1:16am
Andraca fr 23rd Assembly. Declares victory.
1:15am
Sargent for 16th Senate. Chosen as next state Senator.
1:14am
Felzkowski for 12th Senate. Elected to represent 12th Senate District. 
1:13am
Dittrich for 38th Assembly. Re-elected to serve.
1:12am
Vos for 63rd Assembly Statement on re-election victory. 
1:08am
Fitzgerald for 5th Congress. Issues election night victory statement. 

1:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Preliminary results from Wisconsin legislative races show Democrats flip two Assembly seats, Republicans flip two Senate seats
12:35pm
WTMJ.'We will immediately' seek a recount in Wisconsin, Trump campaign says
8:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Totals from Milwaukee, Kenosha and Green Bay push Biden to a 20,000 vote lead in Wisconsin
8:47am
WKBT. Pfaff ekes out razor-thin victory over Kapanke for 32nd Senate seat
8:38am
AP. Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states. 
6:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. Unofficial results show Democrat Joe Biden winning Wisconsin. 
5:34am
U.S. News & World Report. Razor-Thin Margin Separates Biden, Trump in Wisconsin Race
3:56am
Chippewa Herald. GOP supermajority on the line in Wisconsin Legislature as precincts report
 
2:01am
WQOW. Republican Stafsholt beats incumbent Schachtner to claim state Senate seat
1:57am
NBC 26. Outagamie County poll workers remaking misprinted absentee ballots
1:56am
NBC 26. Rep. Mike Gallagher wins reelection
1:55am
WISC. Voter turnout breaks record for presidential election in Madison, nearly all absentee ballots processed before polls close
1:54am
CBS 58 Record-shattering number of absentee ballots cast in Milwaukee
1:40am
WQOW. Tom Tiffany wins reelection to 7th District seat
1:39am
CBS 58 . Democrat Mark Pocan wins reelection to U.S. House in Wisconsin's 2nd Congressional District
1:32am
WTMJ. Republican Glenn Grothman wins reelection of 6th Congressional District seat
1:32am
WTMJ. Incumbent Bryan Steil wins reelection to 1st Congressional District seat
1:31am
WTMJ. Scott Fitzgerald clinches victory in Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District race

Tuesday November 3, 2020

Legislative

4:19am
Kewaunee County Comet. County Board asks lawmakers to act on water task force bills.

State Agencies

2:45pm
OCI. Bulletin, Wisconsin agent appointment renewal invoices for 2020.

Economy/Business

2:23pm
Wisconsin Latino Chamber of Commerce. To build its "Latino Community Business Covid Fund."
10:59am
Wisconsin Technology Council, Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. Emerging firms will pitch Nov. 9, 10 and 11 at virtual Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium.
9:10am
Fox Cities Chamber. Announces Project Gratitude to limit the COVID-19 spread. 

4:20am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Southeastern Wisconsin manufacturing hits highest level since August 2018 in Marquette-ISM
3:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Owner of East Towne, West Towne malls files for bankruptcy protection

Coronavirus

9:14am
Racine Public Health. COVID-19 testing resumes November 5th at Fesitval Hall. 
9:09am
Gov. Evers. Invests $10 million in Wisconsin nonprofits. 

2:02pm
Racine Journal Times. Racine County COVID cases have increased by more than 1100% in two months
4:21am
Sheboygan Press. Record-high hospitalizations and two more deaths reported in Sheboygan County
3:42am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Minnesota has more COVID-19 deaths, fewer cases than Wisconsin — for now
3:32am
WAOW. Wausau committee passes mask resolution, moves to full council vote
3:32am
WQOW. EC County deaths up 5 since Friday, up 3 in Chippewa Co.
3:31am
NBC 15. New COVID-19 cases in Wis. have increased 542% over the past 2 months
3:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin tops 30% average positivity rate as new COVID-19 cases continue to rise rapidly
3:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Elective Procedures Delayed At Mayo Clinic Hospitals In Northwest Wisconsin Following COVID-19 Spike
3:14am
Fox 11. Low coronavirus death toll, high positive test rate Monday in Wisconsin
3:13am
Fox 6. State's strained hospitals prepare for influx of COVID-19 patients
3:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin prison system rise again; 7 simultaneous outbreaks
3:06am
ABC News. Coronavirus surging in every key swing state as voters head to polls
3:05am
WKOW. HHS Secretary advises against shutdowns in Wisconsin to limit COVID-19 spread
3:05am
CBS News. U.S. battles coronavirus surge as states see record new cases

Statewide

11:33am
Wisconsin County Forests Association. Program exceeds certification standards.

Courts

3:08pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Amicus: Gov. Ever's emergency declarations threaten separation of powers.

Education

2:44pm
UW-Stout. Experiential learning continues in Plastics Lab.
11:36am
Marquette University. Marquette professor settles 144-year controversy on invention of the telephone.

2:30pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Oshkosh Area School District to switch to hybrid model with in-person classes twice a week
11:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. No. 10 Wisconsin football's game against Purdue canceled; 27 active COVID-19 cases in program
3:30am
WBAY. Virtual learning continues for students at Unified School District of De Pere
3:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Two Greendale schools, a Mequon middle school and Waukesha West have shifted to virtual learning due to a rise in COVID-19 cases

Local

2:09pm
Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. To hold two virtual, community meetings for Chief of Police candidates on Saturday, November 7 and Saturday, November 21.

Politics

1:06pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. State parties, legislative fundraising committees hit up large donors in the homestretch.
1:04pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Outside election spending totals $8.3M.
3:54am
Waukesha County Clerk Wartman. And municipal clerks prepare for strong 2020 election turnout, absentee ballot returns. 

2:30pm
WSAW. Merrill City Clerk calls voter turnout ‘tremendous’
2:10pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Election Official: Voting Process Going Smoothly
9:11am
Reuters. Americans begin casting Election Day ballots after divisive, bitter campaign
3:30am
NBC 15. Janesville prepares for large absentee ballot count
3:24am
AP. Trump, Biden cede stage to voters for Election Day verdict
3:23am
U.S. News & World Report. In Wisconsin, Trump's Repeat Hopes Meet Fierce Dem Push
3:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tribal leaders hope masks, gloves will allay health concerns, bring Natives to polls
3:16am
NBC News. Wisconsin manufacturing workers divided on Trump, despite broken promises
3:14am
WJFW. Vice President Joe Biden to hold “WINsconsin” Get Out the Vote Tour on Election Day
3:13am
CBS 58. Mayors urge patience as cities count tens of thousands of ballots Tuesday
3:12am
WSAW. State Democrats make final push for citizens to vote
3:11am
Racine Journal Times. Early voting totals in Racine Co. already more than double 2016's early turnout
3:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin officials have been preparing to respond to problems on Election Day -- but don't expect there to be any
3:07am
Fox 11. Outagamie County requests over 20 National Guard members to assist at polling places
3:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Mayors Keep An Eye On Safety Ahead Of Election Day
3:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. On Eve Of Election Trump Tells Kenosha Crowd He Will Win A Second Term

Monday November 2, 2020

Governor

9:57am
Gov. Evers, DSPS Sec-designee Crim. Announce Wisconsin Enhanced Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Awarded Nearly $2 Million Grant

Legislative

1:25pm
Racine Journal Times. State Legislature approved $75M to fight COVID; here's why it wasn't spent
9:09am
Cap Times. Divided government worked in Maryland; in Wisconsin it let COVID-19 rage. 
3:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Sen. Lena Taylor: It's 'Irresponsible' To Oppose Mask Mandate

State Agencies

4:32pm
DNR. Peshtigo Harbor Wildlife Area Shooting Range to open for firearm sight-ins. 
4:31pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To hold Zoom meeting. 
3:15pm
DNR. Columbia County Shooting Range to re-open.
1:05pm
University of Wisconsin System. Announces Wisconsin Regents Opportunity Scholarship.
12:57pm
DOJ. AG Kaul joins coalition opposing Trump order appearing to ban implicit bias training.
11:09am
DNR. Deer hunters encouraged to help families in need through deer donation program.
11:07am
DOT. DMV explains: It’s not too late to obtain an ID to vote in Tuesday’s General Election.
9:28am
DATCP. Registration open until February 1 to receive landscape pesticide 
9:25am
DNR. Lake Superior management update to be held on Nov. 18. 
9:10am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - November 2020. 

3:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNR wants to raise some mining fees, require more detailed plans
3:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn challenging WEDC on tax credits decision; company and agency have 30 days to resolve issue

Economy/Business

10:56am
Wisconsin Technology Council, Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. Mentor, investor Tim Keane is 2020 inductee to Tech Council's 'Investor Hall of Fame'
9:31am
New North. Office has relocated to NWTC. 

3:07am
WISN. Pabst Theater Group CEO slams city, health department for unfair treatment of large venues

Coronavirus

11:13am
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard will conduct COVID-19 specimen collection in 45 Wisconsin counties this week.
9:30am
DVA. King Veterans Home update. 

2:38pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Reports 100 New COVID-19 Hospitalizations As Cases Continue To Rise
3:49am
MarketWatch. ‘We’ve been living in a state of confusion’: In Wisconsin, a battleground state, coronavirus cases surge ahead of presidential election
3:48am
WISC. 7-day percent positive of COVID tests approaches 30% in Wisconsin
3:47am
WEAU. Eau Claire County sees another triple digit increase in COVID-19 cases as the Wisconsin DHS releases Sunday’s numbers
3:36am
The Hill. Wisconsin governor on Trump's claim doctors aiming to make money: 'That is such a stupid thing to say'
3:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Still 3rd in Country in COVID-19 Cases Per Capita
3:34am
The Guardian. Wisconsin battles rapid rise in Covid cases amid partisan disputes over safety
3:31am
WKOW. 16 deaths, 123 hospitalized since yesterday due to COVID-19 in Wisconsin
3:26am
Fox 11. Seven-day average for COVID-19 cases has risen 500% in two months
3:22am
Milwuakee Journal Sentinel. State veterans homes avoided COVID for months, but now the second surge of infections is hitting veterans
3:21am
Appleton Post Crescent. With hundreds of Wisconsin health care workers out sick or quarantining, hospitals have to get creative to find more staff
3:18am
The Guardian. 'His lies are killing my neighbors': swing-state health workers organize in bid to defeat Trump
3:17am
WKBT. COVID-19 deaths double in La Crosse area counties during October
3:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. For The First Time, Wisconsin Corrections Officials Record Data On COVID-19-Related Deaths. Wisconsin State Journal. 
3:09am
WXPR. Frustration Grows as COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in Rural Counties
3:09am
ABC News. State leaders facing 2nd wav resist steps to curb virus. 
3:07am
NBC 15. Mayo Clinic Health System deferring elective procedures to care for COVID-19 surge
3:05am
CBS 58. State Fair Park COVID-19 facility sees 11 patients as Wisconsin reaches grim milestone
3:04am
Reuters. U.S. reports world record of more than 100,000 COVID-19 cases in single day
3:04am
U.S News & World Report. Wisconsin Breaks Record for Coronavirus Cases in a Day

Statewide

12:50pm
The Arc Wisconsin. Celebrates Family Caregiver Month, supports solutions and relief.
4:11am
Wisconsin Family and Caregiver Support Alliance. Urges celebration and support for family caregivers in November and year-long. 

Courts

4:10pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Tavern League of Wisconsin v. Palm - Intervenors-plaintiffs-appellants' supplemental appendix. 
4:09pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Tavern League of Wisconsin v. Palm - intervenors-plaintiffs-appellants' response to petition to bypass. 
12:50pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fabick v. Evers - Petitioner's brief. 

Education

2:57pm
UW-Stout. Prairie restoration gives environmental science students better feel for their major.
1:36pm
UW-River Falls. Combating COVID virtual wellness challenge at UW-River Falls open to public.
9:47am
UW-La Crosse. Rec class sets three events
9:13am
UW-Eau Claire. Water resources expert to discuss sustainability of Wisconsin’s groundwater

2:37pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. Decisions on in-person or online school in two neighboring Wisconsin school districts mirror national debate
1:32pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Eau Claire Instructors Call For Online Classes After Thanksgiving
4:13am
WSAW. Newman Catholic cancels the rest of its football season due to COVID-19
3:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW campuses grapple with whether reopening led to community spread of COVID-19
3:11am
Yahoo Sports. Wisconsin says COVID-19 outbreak is up to 22; Purdue game could be in jeopardy

Local

1:07pm
City of Madison. Shared Streets program concludes for 2020.
10:58am
Waukesha County Board Chairman Decker. Seeking applicants to fill vacancy in district 7.

Congress

9:58am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to provide answers after Facebook failed to promptly remove event calling for violence in Kenosha. 

3:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Appeals Court Hears Media Access Case Against Evers
3:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Feds Award Wisconsin Nearly $8M To Reduce Lead Exposure

Politics

12:53pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. What voters need to know about how votes will be counted in the 2020 election.
12:40pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Dems lead as outside election spending tops $8.2M.
11:05am
Milwaukee, Waukesha County Clerks. On election preparations: "We're ready."
9:11am
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Know your rights: Resources or votes with disabilities. 
9:10am
City of Madison. Ten Things for Voters to Know on Election Day
4:10am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Tomorrow is Election Day! What You Need to Know to Cast Your Ballot and Have it Counted

1:56pm
Politico. ‘There’s a big presence in this state that we didn’t see 4 years ago’
1:55pm
Fox 11. Green Bay announces free bus rides to polls Tuesday, explains health precautions
1:30pm
CNBC. More than 94 million ballots have been case ahead of Election Day, over two-thirds of 2016's turnout. 
1:28pm
U.S. News & World Report. Outside groups spend $8.2M on Wisconsin legislative races. 
1:27pm
WSAW. Nearly 1.9 million Wisconsinites have already voted
4:15am
WTMJ. 'Every vote matters': Milwaukee residents race to polls on last day of early voting
4:15am
Chicago Tribune. Can Trump hold key Midwest counties he flipped from Obama? It’s harder with Biden on the ballot.
3:50am
Fox 6. 'On the 3rd, it'll be crowded:' Milwaukee marks final day of early voting
3:30am
AP. Pre-election virus spike creates concerns for polling places. 
3:29am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin Has Third Highest Number of Unregistered Voters Among Battleground States
3:29am
Spectrum News. "This Is a Life and Death Issue" US Senate Democratic Candidate's Bid Triggered by Sen. Johnson's COVID-19 Response
3:22am
Appleton Post Crescent. Outagamie County officials look to reassure voters after state Supreme Court refuses to look at ballot misprint case
3:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Prosecutors received 158 voter fraud referrals since 2016. Few proved to be criminal.
3:17am
WKBT. More than 90 percent of La Crosse County absentee ballots returned
3:16am
USA Today. Despite obstacles, young voters are 'raising hell' with historic early voting turnout
3:16am
CBS News. Western Wisconsin helped put Trump over the top in 2016. Here's how some voters there feel about him now
3:10am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Elections Commission doesn’t expect long lines, major issues on Election Day
3:06am
Reuters. U.S. judge orders USPS to reinforce 'extraordinary measures' ballot delivery policy
3:03am
Lake Geneva Regional News. Jacobsen v. Vos race is getting ugly: Both sides accused of lying about the other

 

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