Monday November 30, 2020 - Updated 5:43pm

Governor

5:42pm
Gov. Evers. Certifies 2020 General Election Results

Budget

9:55am
Our Wisconsin Revolution. Match the budget to the moment. 

Legislative

2:13pm
Sen-elect Agard. Announces office staff.

2:59am
Spectrum News. In Focus: Wisconsin Politicians Plan For New Session

State Agencies

3:39pm
DMA. 1967th Contracting Team back on U.S. soil after Horn of Africa deployment.
2:20pm
DOT. November 30 is Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day in Wisconsin.
9:15am
DNR. Awards Brownfields Grant To City Of Neenah
9:00am
DATCP. Pesticide applicator in-person certification testing suspended - certification extended to December 2021. 
8:59am
DATCP, DFI. Giving Tuesday tips. 

3:24am
WXOW. DNR: Women are fastest growing demographic of hunters

Economy/Business

11:54am
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. Promotes Kay Kertz to vice president.
11:52am
Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry. Business is booming for Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry.
9:47am
Wisconsin Restaurant Association. Promoting restaurants that are ready to serve safely. 

12:25pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Hotels Suffer As Pandemic Shows No Signs Of Relenting
3:05am
Politico. Millions of workers poised to lose access to paid leave as virus spikes

Coronavirus

12:44pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard conducts COVID-19 specimen collection throughout the state.

12:30pm
Politico. Trump administration leaves states to grapple with how to distribute scarce vaccines
12:28pm
U.S. News & World Report. Madison High School Student Dies of COVID-19 Complications
12:24pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Between Pandemic, Evictions And Dropping Temperatures, Homeless Shelters Anticipate A Tough Winter
3:37am
Beloit Daily News. Twelve COVID-19 deaths in Rock County reported since Nov. 23
3:27am
Washington Post. Inside a hospital as the coronavirus surges: Where will all the patients go?
3:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Fauci Warns Of 'Surge Upon A Surge' As COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Yet Another High
3:11am
WISN. Health experts warn not to get tested too early after Thanksgiving
3:10am
NBC 26. Wisconsin reports COVID-19 seven day percentages increase
3:08am
The Hill. Surgeon general: Pandemic is 'going to get worse,' actions now 'will determine how bad it is'
3:02am
WISN. UPFRONT recap: Hospitals fear holiday could cause COVID-19 'surge on a surge'

Courts

5:43pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Mueller v. Jacobs - Order. 
3:48pm
All On The Line. Asks WI Supreme Court to reject
redistricting requests from right-wing group.
1:53pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Emergency motion for clarification and/or for leave to amend the emergency petition for an original action and/or to hold respondents in contempt of court and for remedial sanctions. 
10:47am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Files Motion for Contempt After City of Racine Ignores Supreme Court Order
4:23am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Motion of the City of Milwaukee for leave to file a non-party brief. 
 
4:04am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Gymfinity v. Dane County - Brief of respondents. 
4:03am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Mueller v. WI Elections Commission - Emergency petition for original action. 
4:02am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Mueller v. WI Elections Commission - Exhibit 1.  
4:01am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Expert report of Qianying (Jennie) Zhang. 
3:56am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Non-party brief of the City of Milwaukee. 
3:55am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Affidavit of Claire Woodall-Vogg.
3:52am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - order. 
3:51am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Motion for leave to file and brief of amici curiae Christine Tod Whitman, John Danforth, Lowell Weicker, et al, in support of respondents and their opposition to the emergency petition for original action and injunctive relief. 
3:49am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Motion of Wisconsin State Conference NAACP and Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law for leave to file amicus curiae brief. 
3:48am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Non-party brief of Wisconsin State Conference NAACP and Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. 
3:46am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Motion for leave to file a non-party brief. 
3:46am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Non-party brief of The Center for Tech and Civic Life. 
3:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Appendix to Governor Tony Evers' opposition to emegency petition for original action. 
3:42am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Response of respondents Wisconsin Elections Commission and its members. 
3:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Appendix to the response of respondents Wisconsin Elections Commission and its members. 
3:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Voters Alliance v. WI Elections Commission - Governor Evers' opposition to emergency petition for original action. 
3:32am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Gymfinity v. Dane County - order. 
3:32am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Gymfinity v. Dane County - Motion to file non-party brief of the Liberty Justice Center in support of petitioners. 
3:31am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Gymfinity v. Dane County - Non-party brief of the Liberty Justice Center in support of petitioners. 
3:17am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court Blocks Racine School Closure Order, Grants WILL Original Action

3:05am
Bloomberg. Wisconsin AG Calls Attempt to Overturn Election ‘Undemocratic’

Education

2:01pm
UW-Eau Claire. Vice Chancellor Warren Anderson leaving UW-Eau Claire to take UW System position.
10:57am
UW-Stout. Professor studies water storage possibilities for Peruvian organic farm women
9:45am
UW-River Falls. Joins international day of giving Dec. 1
3:17am
UW-Madison. Bird’s-eye view of geology using drones offers new way to protect groundwater

3:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Pandemic Sends Madison College Students to Food Pantries

Local

4:41pm
Cudahy Art Coalition. Promotes access to arts education, local cultural development. 
4:40pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. As Temperatures Drop, the Milwaukee Continuum of Care Will Provide Shelter for Milwaukee’s Homeless
4:07pm
Milwaukee Ald. Dimitrijevic. Public Safety and Health Committee meeting set for Tuesday, December 8th.
3:55pm
Madison BCycle, City of Madison. Renew operating agreement through 2030.
9:23am
Kawaunee County. Holiday donation drive enters eighth year of giving back to the community. 

3:09am
WTMJ. Thanksgiving weekend in Milwaukee marked by violence
3:03am
U.S. News & World Report. Winter Brings New Challenges to Area Homeless Shelters

Congress

10:56am
Various Community Health Centers. 340B drug pricing program for the uninsured and under-insured is threatened - Community Health Centers raise concern. 

12:23pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. How Biden's Climate Goals Could Play A Big Role In Shaping Wisconsin's Energy Future
3:14am
AP. Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

Politics

2:30pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Chair to canvass presidential election results today.
1:44pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Recount reaffirms that Wisconsin voters picked Joe Biden.
10:48am
AG Kaul. Issues Statement on Completion of Partial Recount in Wisconsin
3:58am
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. Milwaukee County completes recount. 

3:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Conservatives question longstanding role of Elections Commission chairperson in certifying vote tally
3:13am
AP. Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden’s win over Trump
3:11am
NBC 15. Dane County Clerk’s Office concludes election recount; Biden maintains lead
3:09am
WTMJ. Milwaukee County election officials found "no instances of fraud" during recount
3:06am
The Hill. Biden adds to vote margin over Trump after Milwaukee County recount
3:04am
Politico. Blame game erupts over Trump’s decline in youth vote
3:01am
USA Today. Biden gains 87 votes in Trump's $3M Wisconsin recount; election official to certify his win Monday. Wisconsin Public Radio

Wednesday November 25, 2020

Governor

10:05am
Gov. Evers. Announces Tourism Secretary-designee Meaney Leaving Administration
9:04am
Gov. Evers. Delivers Radio Address, Encourages Wisconsinites to Take Care of their Mental Health this Holiday Season

3:13am
WFRV. Gov. Evers appoints Tricia Walker to the Fond du Lac County Circuit Court

Legislative

10:28am
Sen. Smith. Column: Be thankful for each other. 

State Agencies

2:54pm
DHS. Launches multimedia campaign encouraging Wisconsinites to enter health care field.
2:04pm
DNR. Butternut Lake musky regulation change 
public meeting Dec. 3.
2:01pm
DWD. October local employment and unemployment data released. Statistics.
11:49am
DNR. Wisconsin Natural Resources Board virtual meeting Dec. 9.
11:17am
OCI. Bulletin, November 25, 2020, moving to electronic license/registration renewal notifications - February 1, 2021.
9:25am
WEDC. 23 businesses named finalists for 2020 MARKETPLACE Governor's Awards. 

Economy/Business

9:01am
AP. US jobless claims up for 2nd straight week as virus worsens
8:59am
WKOW. Head of DWD making ‘headway’ in reducing backlog of unemployment claims
3:27am
NBC 26. Wisconsin music industry continues to struggle during pandemic

Coronavirus

9:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Mayo Clinic: COVID-19 Positive Test Rate Is Dropping At Midwest Hospitals, Except In Southwest Wisconsin
9:00am
The Hill. US records deadliest COVID-19 day since early May
3:53am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Experts: A negative COVID-19 test isn’t a ‘free pass’ for a big Thanksgiving
3:34am
WKBT. Rising COVID-19 numbers causes Mayo Clinic Health System staff to make a shift
3:26am
Madison.com. Mayo Clinic research shows masks help protect both wearer and those nearby from COVID-19
3:26am
WDIO. Northland hospitals hope holiday gatherings will not result in "tipping point"
3:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Eleven Wisconsin prisoners are dead from COVID-19. Protesters say Gov. Tony Evers should use clemency to reduce prison populations.
3:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Says Skip Holiday Parties as State Sets Virus Record
3:12am
Fox 11. Wisconsinites urged to stay home as deaths break record, but other metrics fall
3:11am
NBC 15. Health officials report rising coronavirus numbers in Rock County
3:10am
WISC. Minnesota Gophers cancel game against Badgers due to confirmed COVID-19 cases
3:08am
WKOW. Wisconsin’s rural hospitals in difficult position during COVID-19 spike
3:08am
Racine Journal Times. COVID outbreak at Dover veterans home appears over, but not until after it took 10 lives
3:07am
WISC. ‘I was not sentenced to death’: As COVID-19 surges through Wisconsin prisons, New Lisbon inmates call for safer procedures
3:07am
NBC 15. Last responders: Funeral homes feel weight of Wisconsin COVID deaths

Environment/Outdoors

1:43pm
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Waves or ripples? Too early to tell what lies ahead for U.S. trade policy.
10:37am
Wisconsin's Green Fire.
Policy Briefing Event: Creating a Shared Vision for Wolves in Wisconsin — Wisconsin’s Green
Fire Releases Opportunities Now Report on Wolves

Courts

5:21pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Gymfinity v. Dane County - Order. 
5:20pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. School Choice Wisconsin Action v. Bowersox - order. 
5:19pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Kaul v. Wisconsin Legislature - order. 
9:24am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Cole J. White. 

3:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'They counted last time, why wouldn't they count this time?' Dane County voters baffled and angry over effort to throw out their ballots
3:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As recount continues, group sues to stop Wisconsin from certifying its results and 386 unopened absentee ballots are found
3:14am
AP. Republicans sue to stop Wisconsin vote certification
3:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawsuit Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court To Throw Out Results Of Presidential Election
3:09am
WKOW. Trump campaign argues ballots dropped off at ‘Democracy in the Park’ should be thrown out

Education

3:33pm
UW-Eau Claire. Rice Lake school social worker to discuss how poverty impacts children's learning.
1:10pm
UW-Eau Claire. Continuing Education announces December program offerings.
11:48am
Edgewood College. Angela Salas, Ph.D., Announced as New Vice President for Academic Affairs
11:33am
UW-La Crosse. Finding his 'Voice' UWL alum Aaron Scott stars on hit singing show.
10:30am
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. GivingTuesday will help fill critical needs at UW–Madison
9:48am
UW-Stout. Sweet deal: Technology education students build candy dispensing machines
9:05am
UW-Stout. Report finds study abroad strengthens soft skills and cultural awareness, improves career prospects

9:00am
Reuters. Special Report: To reopen or not to reopen - That is the fraught question for U.S. schools
3:53am
WISC. UW System offering tuition credit to student nurses who help with health care crisis over winter break
3:35am
WTMJ. Sheboygan School District extends virtual learning until late January
3:35am
WCLO. Evansville School Board reaffirms decision to forgo winter sports
3:17am
Fox 11. Green Bay schools delay winter sports while other districts move forward

Local

12:41pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Milwaukee County House of Correction to launch soft opening of Alternate Care Facility on Saturday, November 28.
10:59am
City of Madison. Turkey, cookies, cakes: avoid sewer emergencies this holiday.
10:29am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. City to Fly Ho-Chunk Nation Flag at Madison Municipal Building
4:09am
Waukesha County. LaFontain appointed to Board of Supervisors District 7. 
4:06am
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Common Council approves CARES Act funding measures. 

Congress

11:16am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Pocan lead lawmakers in calling on president of Egypt to immediately release wrongfully detained human rights advocates.

3:25am
Politico. Appropriators strike deal on funding totals to avoid December shutdown

Politics

1:09pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. Milwaukee County recount back on schedule.
4:07am
Center for Media and Democracy. Joins Legal Community Call to End Baseless Claims of Election Fraud

3:36am
Spectrum News. Day 5 of Dane Co. Recount: Still Slightly Behind, Focus Shifting to City of Madison

Tuesday November 24, 2020

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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