Friday December 15, 2017 - Updated 5:12pm

Governor

2:44pm
Gov. Walker. Discusses "If You See Something, Say Something" initiative and public safety with law enforcement officials.
11:36am
Gov. Walker. Celebrates re-grand opening of Walter E. Olsen Memorial Library.

Legislative

4:51pm
Rep. Ballweg. Recognized for work on mental health policy.
3:12pm
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. GOP wages war on Elections and Ethics watchdogs.
1:39pm
Rep. Steineke. New beginnings - Interagency Council on Homelessness takes reins.
12:17pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Statement on call for Ethics & Elections administrators' resignations.
11:38am
Rep. Sargent. Statement on calls for Elections, Ethics Commissions resignations.
11:32am
American Federation for Children. Wisconsin introduces first-of-its-kind Gifted and Talented Education Savings Account.
11:30am
Sen. Darling. Bill helps gifted & talented students reach their full potential.
11:29am
One Wisconsin Now. GOP leaders threat: Anyone investigating us risks losing their jobs.
10:12am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Statement by Michael Haas.
9:09am
Speaker Vos. Statement on the future of NAFTA.
5:19am
Majority Leader Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Letter to Elections Commission Administrator Bell requesting resignation.
5:17am
Majority Leader Fitzgerald, Speaker Vos. Letter to Elections Commission Administrator Haas requesting resignation.

4:36pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers propose program to give money to 'gifted' children in low-income households.
1:38pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Personal finance education added to agenda at Wisconsin schools.
1:11pm
Cap Times. Fitzgerald: Wisconsin Senate will move to force Haas, Bell out if they don't resign.
9:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. After John Doe leak, GOP leaders Scott Fitzgerald and Robin Vos want commission heads to resign.
5:34am
WISC. State bill would override local wheel tax.
5:33am
WQOW. ECASD officials optimistic about new public school funding task force.
5:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Robin Vos, Scott Fitzgerald to state ethics, elections chiefs: Resign.
5:11am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Wisconsin 'dark store' cases threaten to hike your property taxes.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. State committee hears arguments for and against required referendums for local wheel taxes.
5:07am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville School Board asks state for transparency on vouchers.

State Agencies

4:32pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Atlanta shipwreck in Sheboygan County listed in National Register of Historic Places.
4:27pm
DMA. Gov. Walker approves buildout plan for first responder network, transforms communications for public safety.
4:22pm
Wisconsin Historical Society. Placed the Fraternal Order of the Eagles on the State Register of Historic Places.
2:47pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Deadline approaching for spring election candidates.
1:31pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Dec. 18-24.
12:21pm
AG Schimel. West Salem man convicted of first-degree intentional homicide.
11:37am
AG Schimel. Continues to fight opioid epidemic through prevention, treatment, and enforcement.
10:48am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Placed the Luther Memorial Church on the State Register of Historic Places. 
10:47am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Placed the Vincent McCall Company building on the State Register of Historic Places.
5:20am
DSPS. Meetings, week of Dec. 18.

5:49am
Portage Daily Register. Conditions at Portage prison much improved, officials report.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. Agency absorbs work of state's former watchdog of for-profit colleges, but without its former director.

Economy/Business

1:40pm
M-WERC. Hosts third annual Demo Day for WERCBench Labs graduates.
5:23am
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Evinrude achieves Wisconsin Green Masters Level status.

10:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As milk prices stall, Wisconsin dairy farmers disagree on how to turn market around.
5:03am
Fox 6. "Quite surprising:" Mount Pleasant residents get 1st look at Foxconn construction plans.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DOT officials planning new four-lane road in Mount Pleasant to meet traffic needs for Foxconn.
5:01am
WTMJ. Mt. Pleasant family could lose home in Foxconn battle.
4:56am
Bloomberg. How America's inequality is sending the Dow soaring.

Statewide

2:45pm
Hoffman Construction. Receives Minnesota DOT 2017 Outstanding Performance Award for TH 1 Eagles Nest project.

5:04am
Cap Times. Campaign to end childhood poverty in Wisconsin commits to outcomes, not specific policies.

Courts

1:51pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Schimel's hack job on the John Doe leak.
9:08am
Wisconsin Supreme Court.  OLR v. Michael D. Petersen.
9:07am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Ronald L. Brandt.

Education

12:21pm
UW-Stout. Game Expo attracts hundreds to experience students' designs.

Local

4:30pm
Milwaukee Treasurer Coggs. 2017 City of Milwaukee property tax bills.
2:41pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Eager to see fruits of health foods initiative.

Congress

2:42pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins bipartisan group of senators urging congressional leadership to commit resources to opioid epidemic.
11:38am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins colleagues to call on EEOC to address rampant sexual harassment of tipped workers.

5:38am
CBS News. GOP senator obtains draft FBI statement on Clinton email investigation. 
5:33am
WEAU. Kind asking for extension in ACA open enrollment.
5:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Dems argue GOP put tax reform ahead of children's health coverage.
5:11am
Cap Times. Ron Johnson wants U.S. colleges to give students debt info, as WI law requires.
4:57am
Bloomberg. Mystery, suspense mount as final plan is due: Tax debate update. New York Times.

Federal Agencies

5:00am
WFRV. Wisconsin lawmakers react to Net Neutrality decision.
4:54am
Reuters. U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loom. Wisconsin Radio Network.

Politics

5:12pm
DPW. Response to latest GOP tax plan.
11:28am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Building Wisconsin workforce with minority business partnerships.
5:20am
Wachs for Governor. Gov. Walker flew to private campaign event in taxpayer-funded plane.

12:31pm
U.S. News & World Report. Republican Senate candidates sniping over NRA mailer.
5:13am
Cap Times. Paul Ryan dismisses retirement rumors, challengers use them to raise money.
5:08am
WBAY. Walker: House Speaker Ryan "not going anywhere."
5:05am
Racine Journal Times. Ryan dismisses report that he might step down in 2018.  Janesville Gazette. 

Thursday December 14, 2017

Governor

2:55pm
Gov. Walker. Announces $1.475 million in funding awarded to minority business organizations.

Legislative

4:48pm
Sen. Marklein. Appointed to Legislature's Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding Reform.
4:47pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on the speculation of Speaker Ryan's retirement.
3:05pm
Rep. Sargent. Republican bill second-guesses, restricts local governments.
2:56pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Prison safety and population increases need legislative attention.
12:04pm
Sen. Shilling. Clean air at risk under Republican control.
10:52am
Sen. Larson. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Empty Seats.
10:50am
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Traditions abound in the state Capitol.
5:43am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Emergency medical workers in new community role.

2:22pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers tackle changes to funding Wisconsin schools.
11:49am
Fox 11. Legislature tackles Wisconsin school funding formula.
11:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. All drunken drivers in Wisconsin would get interlock devices on their cars, under bill.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New set of bills aims to curb prison overcrowding in Wisconsin.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers consider several changes to landlord-tenant laws.
4:50am
Fox 6. Milwaukee lawmakers propose ignition interlock devices for all drunk-driving convictions. WTMJ.

State Agencies

3:02pm
DNR. Holiday hunt for select Farmland Zone units begins Dec. 24.
12:06pm
OCI. Bulletin: Wisconsin agent appointment renewal invoices for 2018.

4:54am
Daily Reporter. Building Commission approves $24.6M renovation at UW-La Crosse.

Economy/Business

11:39am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Learn how to succeed in 2018 Biz Plan Contest from past winners at Jan. 11 Tech Council event.
9:50am
TDS Telecom. Announces new executive leadership team.

Statewide

2:15pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. New end child poverty campaign launches across Wisconsin.

5:03am
U.S. News & World Report. New conservative group to tout value of renewable energy. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Public Radio

Education

1:45pm
UW-Madison. UW, 9 other institutions, to share data on biomedical career outcomes.
1:43pm
UW-Madison. 'Amazing Grace' chorus members take a vacation from Alzheimer's with singing.
1:41pm
UW-Platteville. Education majors assist students with special needs.
1:39pm
UW-Platteville. Education students engage children and families in reading activities.
1:38pm
UW-Platteville. Fairchild named one of '50 Directors Who Make A Difference.'
11:37am
UW-Stout. Food science students research consumers' favorite flavors.
10:47am
Marquette Unviersity. College of Nursing receives prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars Grant.

4:53am
U.S. News & World Report. Partnership to make Narcan available on UW campuses. Wisconsin Public Radio
4:52am
WUWM. More questions than answers as Milwaukee prepares for UW System merger.

Local

4:45pm
Yahara WINS. And partners welcome new members and prepare for new phosphorus reduction efforts in 2018.
11:40am
MCTS. Helps little girl looking to break world record.

11:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In wake of rising heroin-related deaths, Milwaukee police announce new drug Overdose Task Force.
5:11am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Outagamie County votes to join lawsuit against opioid drug-makers.
5:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Chris Abele makes last-minute appeal for County Board to increase wheel tax instead of cutting spending in 2018.
5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Two Wisconsin communities awarded U.S. DOJ grants to improve response to domestic violence.
4:55am
Racine Journal Times. Village approves payments related to Foxconn.
4:49am
WKBT. La Crosse County still looking into joining statewide opioid lawsuits.

Congress

4:46pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps introduce bipartisan legislation to combat sexual harassment and discrimination in Congress.
3:22pm
Wisconsin Long-Term Care Coalition. Advocates predict big "tax increase" for Medicaid and Medicare participants.
1:46pm
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Community Health Centers call on Congress to honor their commitment to Wisconsin families.
11:41am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Presses EPA administrator for information regarding fuel policy.
9:54am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Johnson, Klobuchar. Propose bipartisan reform to enhance American timber economy.

5:01am
The Hill. Ryan: Congress will stop using taxpayer dollars to settle harassment claims.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson co-sponsors bipartisan bill to help student borrowers track loans.

Federal Agencies

3:20pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on the FCC's decision to repeal net neutrality rules.
2:20pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins colleagues to fight to restore FCC's net neutrality rules.
12:40pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on FCC vote to end net neutrality.

12:28pm
Reuters. Federal Communications Commission repeals net neutrality rules.
5:19am
Reuters. U.S. agency to vote on net neutrality rules despite outcry.

Politics

3:08pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Even Paul Ryan doesn't think he can beat Randy Bryce.
2:31pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI - Howard Marklein: I choose Leah.
1:57pm
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Reese Wood announces candidacy for Wisconsin's 45th District State Assembly.
1:32pm
AFSCME PEOPLE. Endorses Patty Schachtner in Senate District 10.
12:25pm
One Wisconsin Now. Report: Speaker Paul Ryan to retire at end of 2018.
12:03pm
Wachs for Governor. Ahead of FCC vote today, calls on Gov. Walker to protect Net Neutrality in Wisconsin.
11:36am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Special election candidates self-funding.
11:34am
RPW. ICYMI: Madison extremist Kelda Helen Roys can't get her facts straight.
10:51am
Nicholson for U.S. Senate. New poll results show conservative with lead in WI Republican primary.

11:59am
Politico. Paul Ryan sees his wild Washington journey coming to an end.
11:54am
The Hill. GOP senator: 'Trump's problems were vetted during the campaign.'
11:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker says Roy Moore loss in Alabama doesn't signal trouble for re-election bid.
11:43am
Racine Journal Times. Tate and Neubauer face off in debate before primary.
5:00am
Beloit Daily News. Libertarian candidate to challenge Spreitzer.
4:51am
Chippewa Herald. Walker touts lower property tax bills during Eau Claire visit.

Wednesday December 13, 2017

Governor

3:30pm
Gov. Walker. Building Commission approves projects.

Budget

5:12am
Badger Herald. Latest state budget spending departs from recent trends, report finds.

Legislative

5:07pm
Oshkosh City Manager Rohloff. Statement on SB-640 - developer bill.
5:06pm
Oshkosh Mayor Cummings. Statement on SB-639 - landlord/tenant bill.
3:12pm
Rep. Billings. Votes in favor of UW-La Crosse Project in her first Building Commission meeting.
2:30pm
Rep. Rohrkaste. Constituent testifies on breast density notification legislation.
2:28pm
American Lung Association. Public health groups voice opposition to air quality reduction bills.
1:39pm
Rep. Spiros. Multiple schools in 86th Assembly District eligible for TEACH grants.
1:38pm
Americans for Tax Reform. Grover Norquist calls on state Senate to pass AB-508.
1:33pm
Sen. Stroebel. Statement on Ethics Commission's role in John Doe leak investigation.
1:01pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on introduction of the Drunk Driving Prevention Act.
12:19pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. See who is holding up the "Dark Store" bills.
10:11am
State Treasurer Adamczyk. Letter to the Legislature regarding office leasing costs.
9:09am
LAB: Report 17-22: State Investment Fund. Briefing Sheet.
5:33am
Rep. Tittl. Schools in the 25th Assembly District eligible for grants.

1:18pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In a rare move DNR expert criticizes bill that would roll back hazardous air regulations.
1:14pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Change in state law might send Glendale to referendum.
1:13pm
Cap Times. Shilling: Legislature's sexual harassment policies should protect victims without 'shielding perpetrators.'
5:10am
Cap Times. Sen. Mark Miller: UW reorganization risks political interference with public radio, TV.
5:09am
Wisconsin State Journal. State should not have settled sexual harassment case, Spencer Coggs says.
5:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. State GOP lawmakers seek to limit municipal powers. Cap Times.
5:07am
WISC. Bill aims to make transferring college credits easier for high school students.
5:03am
Cap Times. Reps. Sondy Pope: GOP games impede meaningful bipartisanship.
5:01am
Badger Herald. Proposed bill looks to implement student loan pilot program to get attorneys to rural Wisconsin counties.
4:59am
Beloit Daily News. Burial site protection bill passes in Assembly.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposed 'second chance' bill would try some 17-year-olds as juveniles.
4:56am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Tiffany hopes to see mining make a comeback.
4:54am
WBAY. Prosecutors: Law valuing "property over people" needs to change.

State Agencies

1:02pm
AG Schimel. And UW System team up with Adapt Pharma to expand Narcan availability on university campuses.
12:22pm
DOT. Statewide crackdown on impaired drivers begins Friday, runs through New Year's Day.
12:17pm
State Public Defender. Kelli Thompson elected Board Chair of national association.
10:53am
DFI. Releases list of 2017 top investor threats.
10:03am
OCI Commissioner Nickel. Reminds Wisconsin consumers 2018 open enrollment deadline approaching.
10:02am
WEDC. Five state businesses named finalists in Wisconsin's Main Street Makeover Contest.

1:22pm
Fox 6. "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over:" Wisconsin law enforcement stepping up patrols for the holidays.
1:05pm
WISC. Officers, security to have naloxone at 9 UW campuses thanks to partnership.
5:56am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: State must support sprinklers for fire safety.
5:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Elections commissioner criticizes UW professor over ID study.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin voters are confused over ID law, professor tells election officials.

Economy/Business

10:51am
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Announces 2017 Green Masters.

5:46am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn electricity needs require $140 million in upgrades, ATC says.
5:01am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Metro Milwaukee job prospects tied for 15th nationally in Manpower survey.

Environment/Outdoors

5:03am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Babies can't hunt deer in Wisconsin, actually, but official says new law still 'embarrassing.'
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR Board sets population goals.

Statewide

5:04pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. State lottery gets gift from taxpayers.

Courts

8:42am
District II Court of Appeals. Certification: State v. Johnny K. Pinder.
8:41am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Antonio A. Johnson.
8:40am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Travis J. Rose.
5:45am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Final chapter of Obama DOJ investigation into school choice.

3:15pm
Cap Times. Schimel not sure if DOJ investigators viewed search warrant that allowed collection of Republican emails.
1:23pm
Beloit Daily News. Schimel hopeful contempt proceedings lead to leak evidence.
5:06am
Cap Times. Schimel says Ethics Commission chairman should recuse himself from matters related to leak investigation.
5:05am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ethics, Elections Commission push back on DOJ leak report. Wisconsin State Journal.
5:00am
WISC. Ethics commissioner won't recuse himself.
4:56am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin Elections Commission stands behind staff.
4:52am
Beloit Daily News. Schimel stands by Walker probe report, despite criticisms.

Education

2:29pm
UW-Madison. Monkeys infected by mosquito bites further Zika virus research.
1:04pm
UW-Madison. Monkey study shows a path to monitoring endangered species.
11:04am
UW-Madison. Chimpanzee deaths in Uganda pinned on human cold virus.

Local

5:04pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Receives Milwaukee Urban League award.
1:35pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Abele continues to push wheel tax increase in spite of voter opposition, Lipscomb remains opposed.

5:14am
Baraboo News Republic. Sauk County to look at donations to outside groups.
5:07am
Racine Journal Times. Milwaukee could annex Racine County land, attorney says.

Congress

2:58pm
MacIver Institute. New analysis shows federal tax reform could add over 65,000 jobs to Wisconsin's economy and boost wages by nearly $2.5 billion.
2:31pm
One Wisconsin Now. Ron Johnson must apologize for equating sexual assault of children with 'dating.'
1:36pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan legislation supporting maritime industry becomes law.
12:22pm
One Wisconsin Now. Will Sen. Ron Johnson put his own pocketbook before principle?
9:56am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Citing unknown and potentially damaging impacts on students and schools, joins colleagues to demand delay of net neutrality decision.
5:34am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Resolution condemning global persecution of Christians passes House unanimously.

12:24pm
Reuters. Republicans reach deal on final tax legislation.
5:20am
The Hill. Dem presses Trump to complete overdue 'Buy American' report.
5:15am
Fox 6. In Kenosha, group urges Ryan, Pelosi to release names of lawmakers who've settled harassment suits.
4:53am
Bloomberg. GOP eyes cut for top end, 21% corporate rate: Tax debate update.

Politics

5:02pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Gubernatorial candidates touch on anti-corporate farming at forum.
5:01pm
Wachs for Governor. Says Gov. Walker's reckless tax policy has resulted in higher local property taxes, crumbling roads, and school levy increases.
4:59pm
DPW. Kevin Nicholson gets what he signed up for with Steve Bannon.
1:35pm
Evers for Governor. Statement on Foxconn tax.
1:33pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Maggie's List proudly endorses.
12:18pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. VIEW PAC endorses.
9:54am
Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Congressman Mark Pocan endorses for Wisconsin Supreme Court.
9:42am
Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler announces support.
5:36am
DPW. Statement on the Democratic victory in Alabama.
5:35am
Evers for Governor. Statement on Doug Jones' victory in Alabama.
5:33am
DPW. Roy Moore falls short, but Kevin Nicholson is tonight's biggest loser.

1:24pm
River Falls Journal. Republicans trade accusations in primary battle for Harsdorf's seat.
1:16pm
Beloit Daily News. Wisconsin Democrats hope Alabama upset signals bigger shift. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
12:26pm
The Hill. Republicans fear deep losses in 2018 elections.
11:00am
The Hill. GOP senator: 'Alabamians didn't want somebody who dated 14-year-old girls.'
5:19am
La Crosse Tribune. Leah Vukmir slams Russia probe, FBI: 'Something is rotten.'
4:58am
Beloit Daily News. Supreme Court candidate stakes out middle ground.
4:53am
Reuters. Democrat Jones wins U.S. Senate seat in Alabama in blow to Trump.

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Governor

11:21am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Koch Brothers, WMC behind mining law.
11:09am
Gov. Walker. $15 million available in grants for rural school districts to upgrade technology.
10:34am
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff as a mark of respect for Fire Lt. Kristin Ciganek-Schroeder.

5:03am
The Hill. Wisconsin governor signs bill opening door to precious metal mining. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cap Times.
5:00am
La Crosse Tribune. Nurse who lobbied to expand licensing beyond state lines hails new law.
4:58am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Gov. Scott Walker signs Dillon's law at Mishicot High, making epinephrine more accessible.
4:55am
WJFW. Northwoods mine in 3 to 5 years? After Rhinelander bill signing, Tiffany thinks so.

Legislative

2:33pm
Sun Prairie Mayor Esser. Participates in Dark Store Day.
10:26am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. ICYMI: The case for Marsy's Law.
9:29am
City of Reedsburg. Dark Store "theory" impact.
9:23am
AARP. Tax credit will help offset out-of-pocket costs for WI's unsung heroes: family caregivers.
9:18am
LAB: Report 17-21: Emergency Detention Pilot Program. Briefing Sheet.

11:10am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. In Ashwaubenon, cities and villages demand legislature close dark-stores loophole.
5:01am
Columbus Journal. Columbus wants Dark Store loophole closed.
5:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Senate committee set to take up Telemark bill.
4:54am
Fox 11. Local leaders discuss big box tax implications.
4:53am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Legislation would expand online court record information.

State Agencies

9:25am
Wisconsin Women's Council. BMO Harris Bank awards grant in support of Trailblazer Women's Business Award program.
5:32am
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance.

Economy/Business

1:45pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn would get $140 million electricity project, use more power than any plant in state.
5:24am
Bloomberg. Lockheed's Littoral Ships running 11 months late, U.S. Navy says.

Environment/Outdoors

4:53am
Beloit Daily News. 3 state attorneys favor walling off Great Lakes to stop carp.

Statewide

5:37am
Cornucopia Institute. New report exposes deceptive marketing in $9 billion-dollar snack bar industry.

Courts

3:52pm
AG Schimel. Response to Wisconsin Ethics Commission.
11:18am
District I Court of Appeals. Koss Corporation v. Park Bank.
10:11am
Wisconsin Ethics Commission. Letter to AG Schimel regarding report concerning violation of the John Doe secrecy order. Timeline of staff actions.
5:36am
Wisconsin Supreme Court: Koschkee v. Evers: Motion to strike attorney appearance. Response to motion to deny counsel substitution. Declaration of Ryan Walsh.

1:43pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Schimel asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to block Evers' request.
11:07am
McClatchy DC. Ethics Commission faults Schimel for 'omissions' in report.
11:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ethics commission rebuts Attorney General report on John Doe leak.
4:56am
Fox 11. Brown County Judge Kelley assigned to Walker case.

Education

4:03pm
UW-Stout. Three cadets to become Army officers at ROTC commissioning.
11:20am
UW-Stout. Unviersity police, area agencies help bring Christmas to kids.
11:13am
UW-Madison. Estrogen discovery could shed new light on fertility problems.
11:03am
UW-Madison. Researchers investigate how a streesed brain can make asthma worse.

Local

2:34pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on the recent death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.
11:01am
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. Store employee leaves behind wife and two children.
9:27am
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery Department. Year-to-date tonnage decreases; but season's not over yet.
5:31am
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Finance Committee repeats commitment to homeless shelters.

4:52am
Madison.com. Racine County looks to join opioid lawsuit.

Congress

2:31pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Supports bill to curb internet sex trafficking.
1:30pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. President Trump signed a Buy American exeuctive order in April, but administration report remains incomplete.
9:26am
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson, Meadows introduce bill to eliminate failed Obamacare program.

5:22am
Governing. Spending deal offers short-term CHIP relief.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gwen Moore asks for Senate pages to be protected from Alabama's Roy Moore.

Politics

4:15pm
Flynn for Governor. Responds to Scott Walker's move to drug test food stamp recipients.
3:59pm
Maggie's List. Proudly endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate: A proven conservative with a record of reform.
1:27pm
RPW. Senator Tammy Baldwin's 12 days of tax hikes.
9:28am
Koehler for 58th Assembly. Statement on endorsement from Rep. Gary Tauchen.

5:01am
Janesville Gazette. State Supreme Court hopeful touts her experience, values.
4:57am
WEAU. Handshakes, emotion part of gubernatorial forum.
4:57am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. 11 Dems, 1 Republican make case for replacing Scott Walker.
4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats in Wisconsin's 10th Senate District primary are newcomers to state politics.

Monday December 11, 2017

Governor

4:36pm
Gov. Walker. Signs Nurse Licensure Compact bill into law to enable nurses to practice in multiple states.
4:11pm
Sen. Tiffany. Governor Walker signs Mining for America Act into law.
3:54pm
League of Conservation Voters of Wisconsin. Governor gives corporate mining polluters an early gift.
3:52pm
Rep. Hutton. Statement on the governor signing the Mining for America Act.
3:00pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Applauds Governor Walker, Legislature for supporting Nurse Licensure Compact.
2:40pm
WMC. Welcomes mining industry back to Wisconsin.
2:29pm
River Alliance of Wisconsin. Governor Walker signs away Wisconsin's waters to mining interests.
1:45pm
Gov. Walker. Signs "Mining for America" bill into law in Rhinelander.
1:07pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Gov. Walker signs Mining for America Act into law.
1:05pm
Sierra Club. Statement on signing of mining give-away bill.
11:31am
Gov. Walker. Signs "Dillon's Law" at Mishicot High School, expanding access to EpiPens to save lives.

1:47pm
WEAU. Walker signs bill lifting mining moratorium.
1:24pm
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Marketing won't bring millennials to state.
12:08pm
Fox 11. Gov. Walker signs 'Dillon's Law.'
5:56am
WAOW. Gov. Walker outlaws soliciting sexual photos of children.
5:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Governor to sign bill lifting mining moratorium.
5:11am
Fox 11. Walker signs bill prohibiting adults from hosting underage drinking parties.
5:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New laws target repeat drunk drivers, sex offenders in schools.

Legislative

4:32pm
City of Columbus. Urges passage of legislation on this "Dark Store Day of Action."
2:28pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Local government officials designate "Dark Store Day" to draw attention to harmful tax shift.
1:37pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Sartori. Participates in Dark Store Day.
11:34am
WMC. Local governments participate in "Raise Your Taxes Day."
10:01am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Dark Store Day. A holiday wish for tax fairness.
9:55am
Sen. Carpenter. Save our SeniorCare!
8:53am
WEDA. Recognizes Dark Store Day to encourage lawmakers to support property tax fairness legislation.
8:31am
UW System Remedial Education Report. Appendix. UW System Remedial Math & English Course Offerings.
6:03am
Sen. Taylor. Three bills become law.

1:29pm
Beloit Daily News. Committees set hearing on GOP bill to end wetland permits.
12:09pm
U.S. News & World Report. Bill would create state-certified Wisconsin beer label.
9:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers push for recognition of tribal ID cards.
5:15am
Kenosha News. Municipalities push Legislature to end "dark stores' loophole.

State Agencies

2:20pm
Wisconsin Lottery. $1.2 million Megabucks jackpot won in Waukesha County.
11:29am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Republican AG sides with construction industry on state sprinkler rule.
9:54am
WEDC. UWM awareded $900,000 state grant to support Connected Systems Institute.

6:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin can't enforce fire sprinkler rule for small apartment buildings, says AG Schimel.

Economy/Business

6:13am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin regulators approve Xcel Energy rate hikes.

Statewide

3:53pm
Quarles & Brady. Seasoned Milwaukee legal pro moves to Intellectural Property Practice.
11:39am
The Arc Wisconsin, Anthem BlueCross BlueShield. Hold graduation ceremony for "Health and Fitness for All" participants.
11:36am
Three Eagles Foundation. Winter solstice observance slated for Frank's Hill. 
8:52am
PDPW. December 20 webinar to provide dairy market outlook for 2018.

6:00am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Unions adjust to right-to-work reality.
5:17am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Distractions, alcohol fuel increase in deaths of pedestrians on Wisconsin roadways.
5:09am
WTMJ. Investigators say more predators using Snapchat to victimize children.
5:07am
Madison.com. Sexual misconduct often part of the job in hospitality work.

Courts

5:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. John Doe judge to step down because of tweets he posted about the case.
5:29am
USA Today. Supreme Court to hear second case challenging election districts.
5:26am
WISN. UPFRONT recap: State senator reacts to news DOJ found her private emails in GAB's possession. 
5:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ethics Commission: John Doe leak report requires 'significant factual clarifications.'

Education

2:27pm
UW-Stout. Commencement ceremonies Dec. 16 to feature 749 graduates.
1:38pm
UW-Madison. Projects on display as engineering prototyping class wets feet, whets appetites.
12:28pm
DPI. 144 school districts receive sparsity aid.
11:34am
Marquette University. Board of Trustees approves groundbreaking for athletic performance research center.

5:58am
Cap Times. UW Regents revise reorganization plan to meet accreditation standards for online 2-year degrees.
5:20am
Racine Journal Times. Gateway preps for Foxconn employment needs.
5:19am
Cap Times. UW-Madison faculty: Who will decide if 'hate speech' protest warrants discipline?

Local

11:53am
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski. Seeks review of DPW work that has been outsourced.
11:35am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 6 arrests.

5:22am
Madison.com. Legality of Sauk County policy approval in question.
5:18am
Racine Journal Times. Milwaukee alderman evaluating Foxconn 'options.'
5:13am
Lodi Enterprise. In stagnant Wisconsin communities, rising public service costs could be problematic.
5:07am
WTMJ. Year-end cuts expected at Cudahy Fire Department.

Congress

12:13pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges nationwide review of VA providers in light of USA Today report.
10:00am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Supports legislation to increase funding for biomedical research.

5:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. In federal tax debate, advocates fear harm to universities, including UW-Madison.
5:17am
The Hill. Senator says tax group in 'la la land' on GOP plan.
5:06am
Bloomberg. It won't be so easy next time Congress must fund the government.
5:05am
Politico. How Trump will target the federal safety net.

Federal Agencies

8:54am
Heal Without Harm Coalition. DOJ launches investigation into Planned Parenthood's aborted fetal tissue dealings.

Politics

4:39pm
DPW. WI Republicans silent as party bankrolls alleged child predator Roy Moore.
1:06pm
Flynn for Governor. Supports local elected officials on dark store legislation.
12:27pm
DPW. AG Schimel does the bidding of far-right fringe group Project Veritas.
12:15pm
One Wisconsin Now. Leah Vukmir goes back to the future with claim she was targeted by investigation into illegal campaigning.
12:13pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI - Leah writes in The Wall Street Journal about John Doe abuses in Wisconsin.
11:40am
RPW. Case with Evers' signature contradicts his excuses for failing to protect students.
9:56am
Cabrera for 9th Assembly. Steps up on behalf of Democrats and announces intent to run for the 9th Assembly District.
6:10am
Koehler for 58th Assembly. Statement on endorsement from Rep. James Edming.
6:10am
Roys for Governor. Files committee enabling future gubernatorial run.
6:02am
DPW. Ads: Leah Vukmir & Kevin Nicholson are "Roy Moore's WI enablers."

1:48pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Eric Hovde remains undecided on 2018 U.S. Senate run in GOP primary.
12:08pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Former state Rep. Kelda Roys forms committee to run for governor.
9:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers yanked license of teacher for watching porn, but GOP says he wasn't consistent.
5:28am
Politico. Democrats scour map for sleeper races.
5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. More campaign donations coming from unregistered PACs since law changed.

Friday December 8, 2017

Governor

4:46pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Governor Walker signs government leasing transparency bill into law.
3:01pm
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Rock County Judicial Vacancy.
11:28am
Gov. Walker. Seeks applicants for Milwaukee County judicial vacancy.
11:00am
Gov. Walker. Announces administration staff changes.
9:56am
Gov. Walker. Signs eight crime prevention and victim protection bills into law in Mount Pleasant. 

2:59pm
WTMJ. New drunk driving law closes ignition interlock loophole.
1:52pm
Racine Journal Times. Walker signs eight bills at Mount Pleasant COP House.
5:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn economic impact to outpace state's defense contractors, Walker says.
5:02am
Chippewa Herald. Gov. Walker visits veterans' home, remembering Pearl Harbor. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.
4:56am
WKOW. Walker supports Trump's declaring Jerusalem as capital.

Legislative

4:35pm
Sen. Testin, Rep. Goyke. WI Veteran Farm Bill of 2017 signed into law.
9:23am
LAB. Report 17-20: Department of Employee Trust Funds. Briefing Sheet.

1:48pm
WISC. Seeing Madison's success, lawmaker announces bill to crack down on card skimming devices.
5:38am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Assembly bill could bring changes to Oshkosh's disputed rental inspection law.
5:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP lawmakers seek to increase state historic tax credits.
4:54am
WAOW. Fake news article claims pot is legal in Wisconsin.
4:53am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Public must be looped in on bad conduct probes.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Capitol aide: DOJ said most would quit rather than endure sexual harassment.
4:49am
WISC. Camera would be required in operating rooms under new bill.

State Agencies

4:37pm
Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin. Statement on Attorney General's opinion on fire sprinklers.
3:10pm
DSPS. Meetings week of Dec. 11.
3:09pm
AG Schimel. Issues formal opinion regarding the application to 2011 WI Act 21 and sprinkler systems in multifamily dwellings. Opinion. Request.
1:56pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Dec 11-17.
1:46pm
Ready Wisconsin. Get your home holiday-ready - safety tips.

3:56pm
U.S. News & World Report. AG: State can't enforce sprinkler rule.
1:51pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. AG Brad Schimel says investigation based on Project Veritas videos is nearly done.
5:09am
NBC 15. WisDOT warns winter weather could affect Friday afternoon commute.

Economy/Business

2:50pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update.
5:45am
Citizens Utility Board. Xcel Energy customers face higher fixed fees, PSC misses opportunity to slash monopoly profits.

1:49pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn's plans to use driverless vehicles points to potential of emerging technology.
5:11am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin regulators approve Xcel Energy rate hikes.
5:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Attorney General: Foxconn project 'imperiled' by Eau Claire lawsuit.
4:58am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Foxconn: Potential suppliers' interest outpaces available information.

Statewide

4:16pm
MEUW. Crews respond to call for mutual aid in U.S. Virgin Islands.
9:25am
WEDA. Launches new website.

5:37am
Stevens Point Journal. Police killed more people in Wisconsin than in past years. Question is: Why?
5:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. ACA stakeholders in western Wisconsin see strong health insurance sign-ups.

Courts

3:54pm
Sen. Tiffany. Column: State watchmen blind to their partisanship.
3:51pm
Chief Justice Roggensack. Statement on John Doe judge.
11:27am
AG Schimel. Defends key Foxconn incentive at Wisconsin Supreme Court.

2:57pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. John Doe attorney disputes AG Schimel's report and says he referred case to lawyer regulators.
11:58am
Beloit Daily News. Partisan divide deepens over Walker investigation.
5:33am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Vos says report shows GAB used for 'political vendetta.'
5:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Attorney general says he will fix error in court filing about Journal Sentinel reporter.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. John Doe investigation into Gov. Scott Walker gathered millions of pages of records from Republicans.
4:50am
NBC 26. Islamic advocacy group files lawsuit against Wisconsin manufacturer.

Education

3:48pm
UW-Platteville. Hosts review of NASA prototypes.
10:05am
Marquette University. Lovell announces Marquette to install grotto of Blessed Virgin Mary behind St. Joan of Arc Chapel.
9:22am
UW-River Falls. To host seminar on marketing livestock.
5:47am
UW-Platteville. Education majors assist students with special needs.
5:46am
UW-Platteville. To host senior design open house.

5:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Cross: 2-year schools' teams will continue during merger.
5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. If your student applied to UW-Madison and is academically prepared, admission chances are 'excellent' official says.
5:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Farrow quits UW Board of Regents. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:05am
Milwaukee Biz Times. UWM students vote against fee increase for union renovations.

Local

3:00pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. City needs to do more with checking vacant city-owned properties.
2:39pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Sheriff's deputies, other law enforcement agencies volunteer for 11th Annual "Shop With a Cop."
12:04pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement in support of the Global Compact on Migration.
10:11am
Milwaukee Ald. Stamper. Condolences to the family of Andrew Tyler.
10:09am
Village of Richfield. Issues statement regarding Scenic Pit LLC. property to correct statements made.

12:02pm
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Town of Sturgeon Bay 'may have to go back to gravel roads.'
5:52am
CBS 58. Too many autopsies: Milwaukee Co. Medical Examiner's Office confirms they won't lose accreditation.
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As drug deaths mount, Milwaukee's mayor pledges action.

Congress

3:53pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on DOJ investigation of abortion giant.
1:55pm
One Wisconsin Now. Senator Ron Johnson's 'seat at the table' doesn't include an actual seat at the table.
5:41am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on Trump administration reversing position to attack public sector unions.

3:02pm
Cap Times. Where members of Wisconsin's Congressional delegation stand on net neutrality rules.
5:34am
Daily Cardinal. UW grad students make $18,000 per year. Under a new bill, they may be taxed like they make $50,000.
4:51am
Bloomberg. Senator's shaky Obamacare deal poses challenge for tax overhaul.
4:50am
Reuters. Congress averts government shutdown for now.

Federal Agencies

9:24am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Now more than ever, Planned Parenthood must be defunded.

5:16am
Reuters. U.S. Department of Justice investigating fetal tissue transfers.
4:47am
WAOW. Demonstrators protest new neutrality in Plover.

Politics

1:47pm
RPW. Sends Randy Bryce a California birthday gift.
11:27am
Mitchell for Governor. Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney endorses.
10:07am
DPW. Republican primary in Senate Dist. 10 turns ugly.
5:43am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Gov. Walker signs bills to support Wisconsin veterans.
5:42am
RPW. ICYMI: Republicans cutting taxes while Senator Baldwin picks Washington over Wisconsin.

5:15am
Columbus Journal. Columbus man running for state office.
5:10am
Cap Times. Former state Rep. Kelda Roys set to launch campaign for governor in 2018.
5:04am
Cap Times. Updated: Comprehensive list of Democrats running for Wisconsin governor.
5:03am
Cap Times. Republicans slam Wachs for vote against bill that included sexual harassment language.
4:46am
WJFW. In Rhinelander stop, Dallet appeals to middle ground in Supreme Court election.

Thursday December 7, 2017

Governor

3:54pm
Gov. Walker. Calls on the Federal Communications Commission to expand broadband by advancing television white space technology.
3:08pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly Radio Address: Pearl Harbor Day.
12:37pm
Gov. Walker. Commemorates Pearl Harbor Day in ceremonies at veterans homes in King and Chippewa Falls.
10:16am
Gov. Walker. Letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan regarding Children's Health Insurance Program.
10:15am
Gov. Walker. Orders flags to half-staff for Pearl Harbor  Remembrance Day.
10:14am
Gov. Walker. Highlights Wisconsin's econcomy, WI Supply Chain Marketplace, workforce development at New North Summit in Green Bay.
8:19am
Gov. Walker. America needs a tax cut: 21 governors call on Washington to pass meaningful tax reform legislation.
5:07am
Gov. Walker. Discusses workforce development initiatives at Madison College's Networking Academy 20th Anniversary celebration.

6:21am
WAOW. Walker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statement.
4:36am
WAOW. Gov. Walker signs three bills for veterans.

Legislative

3:12pm
Rep. Young. Opposes the carrying of guns on work sites.
10:16am
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Trickle down policies.
10:11am
Rep. Goyke. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Corrections Reform.
9:55am
City of West Allis. Mayor Dan Devine participates in Dark Store Day Dec. 11.
9:52am
Wisconsin Businesses for Equality. More than 60 businesses sign up to support pro-equality legislation.
5:08am
Sen. Vinehout. Column: Free tuition for two-year and tech colleges means freedom to learn.

2:18pm
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin state senator's accuser torn on complaint release.
5:04am
WJFW. Milwaukee rep. introduces bill to repurpose Lincoln Hills.
5:03am
WTMJ. Rep. Josh Zepnick on sexual misconduct accusations: "It happened and I regret it."
5:02am
WKOW. Women lawmakers call for action after misconduct claims.
5:02am
Fox 11. FOX 11 Investigates: New Legislation to address consignment car sales.
5:01am
WBAY. Lawmakers propose reinstating collective bargaining for prison workers.
4:34am
WXPR. Dark Store Day designed to push Legislature to act.
4:33am
La Crosse Tribune. Jill Billings appointed to State Building Commission.
4:32am
Fox 11. Wisconsin school funding task force created. Daily Cardinal.

State Agencies

4:35pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
4:33pm
DOT. Winter weather could affect Friday afternoon commute.
2:31pm
DFI. Lt. Governor Kleefisch joins to unveil 'College & Career Readiness Guide.'
1:30pm
Freedom from Religion Foundation. Demands end to religious program for WI prisoners.
12:55pm
WEDC. And UW System name Talent Initiatives Director.

4:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Drug bust: 19 charged in case involving heroin, fentanyl and cocaine sales in Milwaukee area.

Economy/Business

8:58am
WFRV. Appleton Coated will temporarily re-hire 50 employees for three months.
8:54am
Kenosha News. Editorial: Wisconsin is booming.
5:23am
Fox 11. Appleton Coated to call back 50 workers.

Statewide

4:07pm
Kids Forward. Only one week left to enroll in health care through the Marketplace.
3:10pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Celebrate the holidays with Wisconsin Public Radio.

Courts

4:11pm
Rep. Taylor. The destruction of accountability systems not a win for Wisconsinites.
2:10pm
Sen. Nass. Calls for resignations at the State Elections and Ethics Commission.
12:44pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on DOJ's John Doe report.

2:36pm
Beloit Daily News. The Latest: Senator calls for elections, ethics resignations.
9:57am
U.S. News & World Report. Schimel defends not asking journalist for source of leak.
5:30am
Governing. Improper influence? Who, us?
4:44am
Fox 11. No criminal charges following John Doe leak investigation.
4:43am
Cap Times. DOJ investigation of John Doe leak recommends disciplinary actions, reveals 'John Doe III' investigation.

Education

2:25pm
UW System. Regents approve outcomes-based metrics, faculty workload policies.
12:47pm
UW-Stout. Film shot, produced on campus wins two awards at L.A. Festival.
12:41pm
UW System. Quinn Williams appointed as General Counsel.
9:53am
UW-Madison. Writers' Institute gives aspiring authors a 'Pathway to Publication.'

2:14pm
Cap Times. Regents proposal: UW will track professors' teaching hours starting in January.
4:40am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System president wants 4-year school to handle online degrees.
4:39am
WQOW. UW System to begin tracking how much faculty members work.
4:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UWM students vote down fee increase to cover estimated $129 million in renovations to Union.
4:32am
Madison.com. Schools say sale of naming rights help save taxpayers money.

Local

3:14pm
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. On the passing of crossing guard Andrew Tyler.
3:11pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Dimitrijevic. Proposal would keep lakefront free, open.
1:29pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Summary of saturation patrols for speed enforcement.
12:53pm
Washington County Planning and Parks Department. 2018 park entrance fee.

2:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Medical examiner responds to 8 suspected overdose deaths while city closes a drug-plagued market.
5:26am
Cap Times. 'There are people for sale here': Madison authorities struggle to support victims of sex trafficking.
4:47am
Ozaukee Press. County will join lawsuit against drug makers.
4:47am
My Kenosha County. County to take on big pharma.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee may ban employees of city contractors from carrying guns.
4:36am
Door County Pulse. Sturgeon Bay Council sends Premier Resort Tax to voters.

Congress

2:34pm
U.S. Reps. Pocan, Khanna. Statement on Trump calling for Saudi Arabia to allow humanitarian aid to flow into Yemen.
2:29pm
New American Economy. Wisconsin agricultural and civic leaders host media call to highlight the economic power of immigrants in Wisconsin and call on Congress to act now, beginning with Dreamers. Fact Sheet.
1:26pm
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Johnson demands text messages demonstrating alleged bias of FBI employees.
5:09am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on passage of important Second Amendment legislation.

2:21pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dairy industry calls on Congress to act on DACA.
5:27am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher supports legislation to nix sexual harassment 'hush fund.'
5:24am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Gallagher wants more transparency for online political ads.
4:51am
The Hill. Ryan pledges 'entitlement reform' in 2018.
4:50am
Bloomberg. House passes bill requiring states recognize concealed gun permits.

Politics

4:34pm
Gronik for Governor. Releases new online video: "20 miles"
3:56pm
Wachs for Governor. Statement regarding new UW teaching load requirement.
3:11pm
Flynn for Governor. Presses for automatic voter registration.
1:46pm
Dairy Business Association. Dairy group endorses Jarchow in race for 10th Senate District seat.
1:44pm
RPW. What they're saying: Tony Evers left teacher in classroom after sexual harassment allegations.
12:49pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker extends craven campaign cash chase to foreign policy.
12:39pm
Kohl for 6th Congress. Statement on Jerusalem announcement.

2:38pm
Fox 6. Paul Nehlen, challenger to Speaker Paul Ryan, tells columnist to 'eat a bullet.'
2:16pm
NBC 15. Former Democratic lawmaker Roys running for governor.

Wednesday December 6, 2017

John Doe

5:05pm
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Statement about unconstitutional John Doe raids in Wisconsin.
3:52pm
Sen. Craig. Reacts to attorney general report on "John Doe" leaks.
3:51pm
AG Schimel. Report concerning violations of the John Doe secrecy order.

4:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. AG Schimel wants sanctions and contempt proceedings over Gov. Walker John Doe leak.
3:56pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Justice Department recommends disciplinary action, no charges, in John Doe leak.

Governor

1:59pm
Rep. Goyke, Sen. Roth. Pro veteran-owned business legislation signed into law.
11:08am
Sen. Vukmir. Veterans' tuition bill now law.
10:22am
Gov. Walker. Signs bills supporting veterans into law at Applied Fab & Machining in Wausau.

4:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 3 Milwaukee aldermen criticize Walker's workforce marketing plan.
4:24am
The Hill. USDA signals plan giving states more flexibility over food stamps.
4:20am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker asks Congress to renew children's insurance program.

Legislative

4:05pm
Sen. Darling. Statement on appointment of Senator Duey Stroebel to the Joint Committee on Finance.
1:21pm
Speaker Vos, Majority Leader Fitzgerald. Legislative leaders announce Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding.
12:45pm
Sen. Stroebel. Appointed to Joint Finance Committee.
12:04pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Appoints Stroebel to Joint Committee on Finance.
8:52am
Sen. Carpenter. On Saint Nicholas Day Governor Walker proves himself a grinch to seniors.

3:53pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin school funding task force created.
2:07pm
Wisconsin Radio Network. Legislation would require unique locks on gas pumps.
12:50pm
Beloit Daily News. Republican Stroebel selected to serve on budget committee.
4:58am
WISC. Wisconsin's drunk driving laws would be tougher under bill.
4:58am
WEAU. Law will cut down on pseudoephedrine.
4:46am
Cap Times. Josh Zepnick disputes some allegations, criticizes removal from Assembly committees.
4:44am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Legislation would make DNA expungement automatic.
4:30am
WTMJ. Zepnick rebukes Assembly for stripping committee assignments.
4:27am
Badger Herald. Prison reformists, lawmakers clash over proposal for tougher crime laws.
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Hemp farming gets green light while St. Croix Chippewa moves forward with CBD oil production.
4:18am
NBC 15. Wisconsin Democrats introduce bill to address health care worker shortage. WISC.

State Agencies

3:49pm
AG Schimel. Major bust leads to 19 arrests for laundering, bankruptcy fraud, and distributing heroin and fentanyl.

11:26am
Fox 11. AG: Crime labs struggling with evidence backlog.
9:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. AG Brad Schimel says he doesn't know whether to believe Roy Moore accusers.
9:14am
Beloit Daily News. AG: Don't close troubled youth prison without alternative.
9:10am
Cap Times. Wisconsin AG Schimel supports lawmakers' decision to keep harassment complaints private.
9:06am
WISC. AG comments on closing youth prison, crime lab backlog, suing drug makers over opioids.
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker wants to continue Medicaid expansion begun under ACA.
4:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin traffic deaths in November down 60% from last year, officials say.

Economy/Business

8:47am
WMC. New video promotes Wisconsin as a great place to live, work and raise a family.

5:35am
WJFW. Northwoods logging equipment company looks to help in Puerto Rico cleanup; workers frustrated by red tape.
4:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin ranks 28th in private sector job growth.
4:25am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County to borrow $79.2 million for Foxconn land acquisition.

Environment/Outdoors

9:41am
U.S. News & World Report. Bald eagle population reaches record high.
4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Climate change causing higher temperatures, more rain in Wisconsin.

Statewide

12:17pm
Health Watch Wisconsin. Releases Pulse Report:  Report.

Courts

4:35am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court hears arguments about union vote records.
4:34am
Badger Herald. State Attorney General argues Wisconsin has strong case to win redistricting challenges.
4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge drops Lions Eye Bank suit against Milwaukee medical examiner.

Education

11:29am
UW-Madison. Decades-past logging still threatens spotted owls in national forests.
11:16am
UW-Stout. Student government requests that Board of Regents includes employment metric in outcomes-based funding model.
8:51am
UW-River Falls. Hosts legislators, regents, advisors.

Local

1:05pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Alderman Bauman's bullying of Assistant City Attorney is unacceptable.

4:57am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Manitowoc County executive says he would veto 0.5% sales tax.
4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Waukesha Council unanimously approves 40-year deal to buy Lake Michigan water from Milwaukee.
4:27am
Milwaukee Patch. Petition pressures lawmakers to curb Hoan Bridge suicides.
4:26am
CBS 58. "We can't just lock them up": Milwaukee Co. juvenile judge has no plans for harsher sentences.
4:23am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse residents may weigh in on Citizens United.

Congress

4:15pm
FWD.us DACA recipients, Milwaukee leaders host roundtable calling for long-term legislative solutions for dreamers this year.
3:48pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Applauds recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital, move of U.S. Embassy.
11:28am
U.S. Reps. Sensenbrenner, Gallagher, Duffy. Outline priorities for Wisconsin dairy farmers in letter to Agriculture chairman.

1:41pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin calls on Sen. Al Franken to resign over claims he mistreated women.
12:39pm
The Hill. GOP chairman warns of ISIS's 'cyber caliphate.'
11:25am
WTMJ. Several Democratic senators to Al Franken: Resign.
9:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin could see $4.4 billion tax cut in 2019 but a $31 million hike in 2027 under Senate bill.
9:07am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editoriial: Predictions of higher federal debt are no joke
5:02am
Bloomberg. GOP conservatives raising spending warning after tax bill costs.
5:01am
USA Today. Trump's Jerusalem decision alarms world leaders.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ron Kind warns GOP tax bill would hurt Medicare as more Wisconsinites need program.
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tammy Baldwin asks Trump OSHA nominee Scott Mugno about Wisconsin barrel plants.

Politics

1:39pm
DPW. AG Schimel talks of prosecution & "proof" when asked about accusers of disgraced candidate Roy Moore.
12:46pm
DPW. Is Kevin Nicholson still proud of his Steve Bannon endorsement?
12:44pm
Wachs for Governor. Calls for full Medicaid expansoin in public comment submitted to DHS today.
5:37am
Koehler for 58th Assembly. Wisconsin Right to Life endorses.

4:33am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republicans say Tony Evers 'bowed to union pressure' in Middleton teacher case.
4:32am
Politico. GOP senators grumble over Trump, RNC backing Moore.

Local Politics

11:03am
Townsend for Dane County Branch 1 Judge. Russ Feingold endorses.

Tuesday December 5, 2017

Governor

10:03am
WHBY. Nelson reacts to Walker's proposed ad campaign.

Legislative

3:53pm
Rep. Billings. Appointed to State Building Commission.
3:48pm
Sen. Erpenbach, Rep. Spiros. Legisaltors circulate critical bipartisan bill to ensure safety of communities and those experiencing mental health crisis.
3:46pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on allegations against Rep. Zepnick.
3:40pm
Rep. Kremer. Works to solve WI volunteer fire & EMS shortage.
3:39pm
Gov. Walker. Supports common sense civil litigation reform.
3:36pm
Reps. Subeck, Brostoff; Sen. Johnson. Democrats introduce CNA Pay Act alongside CNAs and individuals who depend on their care. Fact Sheet. Pay Chart. SEIU.
2:08pm
Sen. Shilling. Another "Ho-Ho-Horrible" jobs report.
1:15pm
Sen. Hansen. To introduce bill requiring individual locks on gas pumps.
12:21pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Kwik Trip cashes in on Walker support.
11:05am
Wisconsin Historical Society. Do you have a story or memory about Oscar Mayer? If so, the Wisconsin Historical Society wants to hear from you!
10:42am
Speaker Vos. Letter to Assembly Chief Clerk regarding Rep. Zepnick.
9:46am
Rep. Anderson. Holding the gun industry responsible.

1:18pm
U.S. News & World Report. Documents give details on harassment complaint against Coggs.
10:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Rep. Josh Zepnick loses committee assignments after report he drunkenly kissed two women.
5:08am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Vinehout proposes free tuition for tech, two-year colleges.
5:04am
Fox 6. Taxpayers paid $75,000 to former Milwaukee lawmaker's aide after harassment complaint.
4:59am
WAOW. Locals react to state government sexual harassment complaint secrecy.
4:53am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Bipartisanship! (for self-interest).
4:53am
Cap Times. Editorial: Open the records on complaints about lawmakers.

State Agencies

3:54pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $15 million approved for community projects.
2:00pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:13pm
DHS. Medicaid Director Michael Heifetz to leave state service.
10:59am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Testimony before the Wisconsin Ethics Commission on campaign finance transparency.
9:34am
DOT. Traffic crashes claim 46 lives in Wisconsin last month.
9:21am
OCI. Administrative Actions November 2017.

4:58am
WJFW. Lincoln County Sheriff's Office investigates crimes inside Lincoln Hills.

Economy/Business

5:09am
Racine Journal Times. Committee approves paying bills related to Foxconn.
4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Foxconn deal with Racine County includes clause on minority hiring.

Environment/Outdoors

4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wildlife officials kill wolf in Superior.

Statewide

3:57pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Wisconsin's state-local tax burden edges down in 2017.
11:02am
Edge Messaging. TDA's Craig Thompson talks about transportation, life as a public affairs professional.
9:22am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Reminder that there's still time to enroll in coverage for 2018.

4:57am
WISC. Study: Smokers 7 times more likely to use marijuana daily.

Courts

9:02am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
9:00am
AG Schimel. Fights to end California's restrictive farming regulations.

1:19pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Supreme Court takes up open records case that pits unions against Scott Walker.
4:55am
Beloit Daily News. 13 states launch legal challenge to California egg law.

Education

12:18pm
UW-Stout. Attention to aging is lacking in family journals, research finds.
5:51am
UW-Platteville. Marketing students partner with Platteville community.
5:49am
UW-Platteville. 199th commencement to be held Dec. 16.

11:06am
Cap Times. UW-Madison: We don't know how widespread sexual harassment has been on campus. 

Local

9:33am
City of Madison. It's not too late to get your flu shot.

9:59am
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Beaver Dam wheel tax hears first reading with public hearing at later date.

Congress

3:55pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Rubio. JUST Act wins Foreign Relations Committee approval.
3:44pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Welcomes new press secretary.
12:20pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for strong consumer protection advocate at CFPB.

5:07am
Fox 6. Wisconsin activists call on Congress to add DACA solution to must-pass spending bill.
5:07am
The Hill. McConnell: Senate will take up stopgap government funding bill.
5:06am
Bloomberg. Here's where the GOP tax plan stands right now.
5:04am
Washington Post. Graduate students to protest proposal to tax tuition waivers.

Politics

4:42pm
Flynn for Governor. Will restore voting rights in Wisconsin.
3:52pm
DPW. Vukmir, Nicholson, & Hovde cheer tax hike on nearly 50%of Americans.
3:50pm
DPW. Vukmir and Nicholson stand by GOP as it backs Roy Moore.
3:42pm
DPW. Gov. Walker's job numbers lag behind the nation for six years straight. 
1:14pm
DPW. Walker and Ryan must denounce Trump & RNC for propping up Republican Moore.
11:11am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Senator Dave Craig: I choose Leah.
10:04am
Wisconsin Right to Life. PAC announces special election primary endorsements.

10:46am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Republicans keep pressing Evers over license revocation.
5:14am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. State Supreme Court candidate candid about his politics.
5:11am
Mount Pleasant Patch. State Assembly 66th District primary coming up.
5:10am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn deal separates 10th Senate District GOP opponents.

Monday December 4, 2017

Governor

10:57am
Gov. Walker. Approves drug screening plan for able-bodied adults in the FoodShare Employment and Training Program.

1:08pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker moving forward with drug testing some food stamp recipients.
1:05pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker moving ahead with plan to drug test food stamp users.

Legislative

3:35pm
Rep. Taylor. In the middle of the night, Republicans pass tax giveaways for corporations and the wealthy.
1:20pm
Assembly Ways & Means. Wisconsin tax leaders encouraged over federal tax reform.
11:11am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. GOP bill would slash time people can sue business.
8:51am
Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Applauds signing of Senate Bill 385.
5:55am
Speaker Vos. Statement on Rep. Zepnick allegations.

3:15pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislature paid $75K to fired staff member who complained of sexual harassment, discrimination.
1:30pm
NBC 26. Democratic leader mulls potential Zepnick punishment.
1:06pm
Cap Times. Zepnick accuser joins Wisconsin Democratic leaders in calling for resignation.
8:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP bill would leave some sexual harassment victims with little recourse in Wisconsin's courts. 
8:17am
Janesville Gazette. After legalization, hemp advocates look to next steps.
6:22am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democratic leaders ask Josh Zepnick to resign in light of sexual misconduct allegations, Zepnick declines.
6:21am
Fox 6. Wisconsin lawmaker says he won't resign after women accused him of sexual misconduct.
5:45am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Keeping secret sexual misconduct is so 2016.
5:39am
Racine Journal Times. New law aims to reduce issues with taxes on foreclosed property.
5:32am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Editorial: Wisconsin Legislature's sex harassment investigations shouldn't be secret.
5:30am
NBC 26. New law makes it easier on barbers.
5:28am
WXOW. Local lawmakers excited for hemp farming potential.
5:21am
Beloit Daily News. Complaint denial reminder of sometimes secretive lawmaking.
5:09am
Racine Journal Times. Vos to ask DOT about Highway 11 on-ramp safety after fatality.
5:07am
Cap Times. With less than half of state money for needy veteran grant program spent, legislative proposal would expand eligibility.

State Agencies

2:19pm
DATCP. Emerald ash borer confirmed in Eau Claire County.

6:17am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. wants to make state appealing to millennials.

Economy/Business

1:21pm
WMC. New, one-of-a-kind digital marketplace will bolster manufacturers in the United States.

6:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Foxconn won $3 billion tax credit battle, but the public relations campaign continues.
5:38am
Kenosha News. Foxconn deal signed in Mt. Pleasant; Haribo reassured.
5:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Should Milwaukee annex part of Racine County for Foxconn-related housing?
5:18am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Foxconn campus plans include 3 facilities topping 1.5 million square feet.

Statewide

3:43pm
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association, Wisconsin Biofuels Association. React to final 2018 RVO numbers.
2:18pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Members help families facing hunger in Wisconsin.
8:53am
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Declining property values highlight need to reform CAFO regulations.
5:54am
PDPW. To kick off 2018 with Focus on Business and Management Training for Dairy.

8:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin childhood trauma data explodes myth of 'not in my small town.'

Courts

1:51pm
Wisconsin Watch. Joell Schigur warned bosses of possible illegal activity, but Wisconsin courts ruled she is not a whistleblower.

Education

2:22pm
UW-Madison. Virtual reality users must learn to use what they see.
2:20pm
UW-Madison. Gambling against the odds on life's risks more common after childhood stress.
11:00am
UW-River Falls. Senior awarded Gilman International Scholarship.
10:59am
UW-Madison. Scholar will use Marshall Scholarship to further voting rights research.

6:13am
Washington Post. GAO report sounds alarm about vouchers and students with disabilities.
5:20am
Janesville Gazette. Some Wisconsin schools switch to standards-based grading.
5:20am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Analysis: Charter schools among the most segregated.

Local

4:48pm
Milwaukee Alds. Stamper, Coggs, Hamilton. Facebook photo shows workers of city-hired subcontractor carrying handguns.
11:02am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Operation Drive Sober results in 10 arrests.
10:55am
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. December is International Sharps Injury Prevention Awareness Month.

Congress

3:42pm
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Trump decimates national monuments.
10:54am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Urges FCC Chairman Pai to delay vote rolling back Net Neutrality rules.
5:57am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. "Extremely disappointed" in Baldwin's vote against tax reform.
5:56am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Thanks Senator Ron Johnson for voting yes on tax reform.

3:39pm
Bloomberg. U.S. Supreme Court lets Trump's travel ban take full effect for now.
6:28am
Bloomberg. Congress talks tax deal as Trump signals corporate rate retreat.
5:43am
Washington Post. Here are 7 differences Republicans must resolve between their tax bills.
5:42am
Chicago Tribune. Senate passes tax overhaul that also repeals Obamacare mandate.
5:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson: Senate scorekeepers' projection that tax bill boosts debts by $1 trillion 'a joke' 
5:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson backs tax cuts, dismisses $1 trillion projected increase in federal debt.
5:30am
WKOW. Experts react to GOP tax plan.
5:18am
Daily Cardinal. Here's what Congress' controversial tax bill could mean for students.

Politics

4:43pm
Walker for Governor. In the news: Gov. Walker's workforce agenda is putting Wisconsin to work.
3:35pm
Gronik for Governor. Record-sized piles of cash aren't dripping down to Wisconsin families.
2:45pm
Koehler for 58th Assembly. Julian Bradley and Dr. Lowell Holtz endorse.
1:52pm
RPW. ICYMI: Senator Tammy Baldwin opposes tax cuts for hard-working Wisconsin families.
1:09pm
Wachs for Governor. Gov. Walker's climate of corruption allows whistleblowers to be silenced.
10:53am
Mitchell for Governor. Operating Engineers Local 139 endorses.
6:06am
Wachs for Governor. Calls on Rep. Josh Zepnick to resign following news that he assaulted female staffers.
6:02am
DPW. Response to passage of the GOP Senate tax bill.
5:58am
RPW. Senator Baldwin votes against tax cuts for hard-working Wisconsin families.

5:06am
Cap Times. Democratic candidate for governor Mahlon Mitchell emphasizes leadership over funding, experience.

Friday December 1, 2017

Governor

4:42pm
Milwaukee Alds. Murphy, Perez, Johnson, Time for governor to invest within to solve workforce issues.
2:35pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Captain Cory Roeseler as Sheboygan County Sheriff.
1:35pm
Gov. Walker. Lights Capitol's 100th Anniversary Christmas Tree.
1:31pm
Wisconsin Credit Union League. Credit unions thank legislators for new laws promoting financial education, saving.
1:29pm
Gov. Walker. Announces $400,000 for non-profit organizations to help veteran entrepreneurs.
10:24am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Gov. Scott Walker signs Patient Records Protection Act.

2:43pm
U.S. News & World Report. Walker won't comment on allegations against Trump, Franken.
2:39pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker says Michael Flynn should be held accountable.
4:44am
Beloit Daily News. Walker signs bill tightening election recount requirements.
4:39am
WSAW. Ginseng is now Wisconsin's official state herb.
4:38am
WTMJ. Walker signs bill legalizing hemp farming in Wisconsin.
4:31am
Janesville Gazette. Local police hope new state statute will help them fight meth 'epidemic.'
4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker signs 36 bills, including changes to election recounts.

Legislative

5:22pm
Rep. Anderson. Rep. Zepnick should resign.
3:32pm
Rep. Macco. Wisconsin CPA Caucus eagerly awaits Congressional tax action.
3:24pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Concerned law creates new school to prison pipeline.
2:24pm
Rep. Hebl. Introduces bill to ensure pharmacies can discuss cheaper drug options.
11:49am
NFIB Wisconsin. Small business backs proposal to reform lawsuit process.
11:45am
Reps. Brostoff, Skowronski, Kleefisch; Sen. Testin. Strong support for sign language interpreter's bill.
10:26am
Assembly Democrats. Letter to Gov. Walker, Speaker Vos regarding federal tax plan.
10:05am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Influence peddler of the month.
10:02am
Sen. Nass. Kate Steinle verdict and Wisconsin sanctuary city bill - SB 275.

4:35pm
Cap Times. Two women say Wisconsin lawmaker kissed them without consent.
2:36pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State GOP lawmakers seek to preempt local control on employment matters.
10:31am
WSAU. Lawmaker proposes turning Lincoln Hills into an adult treatment center. WORT.
5:05am
WAOW. New bill would turn Lincoln Hills into adult treatment facility.
5:05am
WBAY. State lawmakers creating a paper trail for "dirty cops."
5:04am
WQOW. Assembly committee discusses CPR dispatcher bill.
4:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers clash over proposal to increase gun crime penalties.
4:33am
Janesville Gazette. Local legislators differ on release of Capitol sex-harassment papers.

State Agencies

2:31pm
DOR. Collections, October FY2017.
12:14pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Dec. 4-10.
10:08am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter December 2017.

4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Attorney with conservative political background appointed to DNR legal post.
4:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. The State of Wisconsin Investment Board names a new executive director.
4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin DNR gives tentative approval for key permit on wetlands for Kohler Co.'s golf course.

Economy/Business

1:39pm
Racine County, Village of Mount Pleasant, RCEDC. Local development agreement approved with Foxconn bringing $10 billion in new investment, thousands of jobs.

2:52pm
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn local deal signed; project a go.
11:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn to begin by hiring hundreds of assembly workers in 2018.
4:39am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin is adding manufacturing jobs, but not in metro Milwaukee.

Statewide

10:19am
Wisconsin Family Action. Pro-family, pro-liberty organizations share Christmas message in state Capitol.

4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. As infrastructure ages, so do those who keep it running.

Courts

2:50pm
AG Schimel. Letter to DPI Supt. Evers regarding Koschkee v. Wisconsin DPI.
2:27pm
Freedom from Religion Foundation. Wis. appeals court denies Madison church tax break.
10:14am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Ginger M. Breitzman.

3:33pm
AP. Schimel tells Evers he can get his own attorney.
12:01pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers allies seek to renew lawsuit, expanding legal fight with Gov. Scott Walker and Brad Schimel.
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Stockbridge-Munsee tribe tries to keep casino suit alive as Wisconsin seeks nearly $1 million.
4:29am
U.S. News & World Report. Legal fight over Evers' powers takes a turn with new filing.

Education

4:11pm
UW System. Wins national award to support student success.
10:18am
UW-River Falls. Commencement is Dec. 16.
10:00am
Public Policy Forum. Metro Milwaukee's teacher workforce shows increased stability.

2:49pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Post-Act 10 teacher workforce stabilizes but exodus of younger teachers troubling, study says.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison in top 10 for spending on research. Daily Cardinal.
4:38am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Seeking stability: UW-Barron County desires security in merger with much larger UW-Eau Claire.

Local

5:06am
Jefferson County Daily Union. Eminent domain reform reviewed.
4:45am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Southern Door County joins push for campaign finance reform.
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Opioid epidemic: Drug deaths in Milwaukee County are worse than ever.

Congress

4:10pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Demands disclosure of sexual harassment settlements paid with taxpayer money.
3:26pm
One Wisconsin Now. Latest higher ed proposals prove, again, it can always get worse with Donald Trump.
11:42am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Ensures lower rate for pass-through businesses.
11:41am
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Domestic violence advocates see disaster in Senate GOP tax bill, warn of cuts to future services.
10:20am
One Wisconsin Now. Ron Johnson gets his 'Badger Bribe' to vote for disastrous tax cut plan.

10:53am
ABC News. Fluynn has promised Special Counsel 'full cooperation' in Russia probe: Source.
10:15am
The Hill. Top GOP senators say they have the votes to pass tax bill.
5:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Federal tax reform could mean lower taxes for Wisconsin breweries.
4:48am
Bloomberg. Senate suspends bill votes to Friday morning: Tax debate update.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Groups pressure Sen. Johnson on tax bill.
4:40am
The Hill. McConnell works to salvage tax bill.
4:35am
Fox 6. Speaker Ryan disagrees with nonpartisan analysis that shows GOP tax bill would add $1T to deficit.
4:34am
Cap Times. Rep. Gwen Moore: What Paul Ryan and Donald Trump don't want you to know about the GOP tax plan.
4:33am
Washington Post. (Video) Ryan addresses low public support for GOP tax plan.

Politics

4:33pm
DPW. #WISEN month in review: Kevin Nicholson's nasty November.
3:25pm
Gronik for Governor. Will the last young person in Wisconsin please turn off the lights?
2:25pm
DPW. Wisconsin deserves transparency on Gallagher's relationship with former National Security Advisor Flynn.
1:34pm
Liegeois for 8th Congress. Mike Gallagher needs to denounce campaign surrogate Mike Flynn.
12:41pm
DPW. Did Sen. Ron Johnson cut a tax bill deal that will enrich him personally?
10:33am
DPW. Nicholson continues to stand by Roy Moore backer Uihlein.

2:54pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Eric Hovde 'taking steps' for possible U.S. Senate bid.
12:08pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir wrote letter on behalf of lawmaker convicted of sex assault.
10:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. Parts of Kevin Nicholson's consulting career remain unknown, starting with his clients.
5:08am
WSAW. Sen. Baldwin to divest of Garrison Keillor donations.
4:48am
U.S. News & World Report. Burns backer says he never endorsed Dallet in court race.

Local Politics

2:22pm
Eicher for Dane County Board District 3. Announces run.

 

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