Monday December 30, 2019 - Updated 4:03pm

Legislative

1:34pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Column: Continue the Wisconsin Idea. 
1:33pm
Sen. Smith. Column: Every conversation sparks a new idea. 
11:16am
Reps. Vruwink, Novak. Introduce bill aimed at harassment of sports officials. 

11:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New legislation could protect Wisconsin referees. 
3:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Proposed Black History Month resolution honors mostly white Americans. 
3:33am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats say Republicans have made thwarting Gov. Tony Evers their priority. 

State Agencies

4:03pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Holly Jolly Raffle 2019 winner claims prize. 
1:34pm
DOR. Wisconsin audit initiative provides 12 to 1 return on investment. 

3:34am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin election officials consider purged voter options. 
3:32am
CBS 58. Attorney General Josh Kaul weighs in on progress made in 2019. 

Economy/Business

1:35pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Wisconsin banking hemp likely to expand in 2020. 

3:31am
The Hill. Fed study: Trump tariffs backfired, caused job losses and higher prices. 

Statewide

3:35am
AP. Legal marijuana sales may spark Midwest interstate tension. 
3:33am
Fox 11. Wisconsin marriage certificate copies will soon be available statewide. 
3:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. The reasons behind Wisconsin's falling birth rate. 

Education

11:11am
UW-Stout. Naming of chancellor tops list of 2019 university news. 

Local

2:45pm
Village of Mount Pleasant. Foxconn becomes largest taxpayer in Mount Pleasant. 
11:11am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County awards $3.25 million contract for Yahara Chain of Lakes Sediment Removal Project. 

3:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. School Levies drive higher tax bills in many Dane County municipalities. 

Congress

3:14pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on Hanukkah. 

Politics

2:16pm
RPW. Statement on President Trump's planned 'Make America Great Again' rally in Milwaukee. 

2:10pm
U.S. News & World Report. Trump to counter Democratic debate with Wisconsin rally.
3:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Divisive politics ruled Wisconsin over the last decade. 

Friday December 27, 2019

Governor

3:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers says he's a work in progress entering second year. 

Legislative

12:07pm
Cap Times. 'A rocky road': Wisconsin Republicans recap the first year of split control under Gov. Tony Evers. 
3:38am
Fox 11. Lawmakers introduce a bill in honor of a 7-year-old boy killed as a result of abuse. 

State Agencies

1:06pm
DWD. November local employment and unemployment data released. 

3:35am
Fox 6. State plant inspectors advise consumers to properly dispose of holiday greenery. 
3:34am
Center Square. WEDC: $250 million in taxpayer dollars invested in over 3,000 jobs, $1.2 billion in expansion. 

Statewide

11:25am
Wisconsin Dental Association. New year, new smile: Resolutions for a health mouth. 

3:39am
AP. States are on front lines of 2020 election-security efforts. 

Education

11:23am
UW-Stout. Student teams second, third in national textile design competition. 

3:36am
Chippewa Herald. UW-Madison faculty hiring hits 15-year high, but pay remains a problem. 

Local

12:09pm
Milwaukee County Register of Deeds. Statewide availability of marriage certificates to expand. 

3:36am
Fox 11. Wet conditions creating manure spreading and storage 'emergency' in Kewaunee County. 

Thursday December 26, 2019

Governor

3:57am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers cool to top Republicans' property tax cut plan. 
3:52am
WKOW. Wisconsin given $10 million for early childhood care, education. 
3:49am
WISN. Gov. Evers says state is prepared to defend itself against Foxconn.

Legislative

1:56pm
Sen. Shilling. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: Democratic vision for 2020. 
8:53am
Sen. Smith. Column: Lessons learned in 2019. 

3:54am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Legislature to consider tax cuts, water in 2020. 
3:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Homelessness funding, dark store plan top Senate Democrats' 2020 agenda. 
3:47am
NBC 15. New bill aims to eliminate diaper sales tax and 'tampon tax.'
3:45am
Fox 6. 'Our daughter couldn't walk:' State lawmaker pushes for regulation of trampoline park after injury. 
3:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislators take aim at racial inequality with proposed bills. 

State Agencies

3:10pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Sends three lucky winners to Powerball New Year's Rockin' Eve Experience. 
8:56am
DATCP. State plant inspectors advise consumers to properly dispose of holiday greenery. 
8:55am
WEDC. Lists top economic development deals of 2019.
8:53am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Muscoda. 

3:44am
Fox 11. Wisconsin Lottery tax credit rises $24.
3:43am
WSAW. DNR hires new chief warden from north central Wisconsin.

Economy/Business

10:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin corn, soybean crops harvested at one of the slowest paces on record in 2019. 
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Record-setting water on the Mississippi River causes major shipping delays in 2019. 
3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmers await Chinese trade deal details on ginseng, pork, more. 
3:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin bankers expect good economy to carry over into 2020.

Statewide

3:50am
WSAW. Steady decrease of OWI arrests in Wisconsin since 2004. 

Courts

10:45am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Reed Richardson Warden. 
8:43am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. James L. Jackson.

3:55am
Chicago Tribune. Wisconsin Republican lawmakers vote to hire own attorneys, bypassing state's Democratic attorney general, in major voter purge lawsuit. 
3:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Conservative justice Daniel Kelly declines to hear Wisconsin's voter rolls case. 
3:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. More than 18,000 Madison voters could be affected by voter purge. 
3:38am
WISC. Nearly 30,000 voters in Dane County could be impacted by judge's ordered voter purge. 

Education

1:55pm
UW-Stout. Teammates, family keep memory of energetic star alive. 
11:34am
UW-Madison. Mindfulness video game changes areas of the brain associated with attention. 
8:56am
UW-Stout. Chancellor-designate: 'I want to be an inspirational leader.'

10:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Virtual charter school enrollment grows 140 percent over past decade. 

Local

3:48am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Howard apologizes to Oneidas for not lowering a flag to mark ex-chairman Hill's death.

Congress

3:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Volunteer firefighters would get housing help under Baldwin bill.

Politics

3:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers says a pragmatic Democrat can defeat Trump in Wisconsin.

Monday December 23, 2019

Governor

4:13pm
Kids Forward. Wisconsin Awarded $10 million to improve outcomes for young children. 
11:08am
Gov. Evers. Wisconsin awarded nearly $10 million for early childhood efforts. 

Legislative

1:54pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Column: 2019 in review. 
1:53pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. NAACP Milwaukee Chapter endorses.
12:00pm
Sen. Cowles. EPA promotes innovative solutions to water quality; Cowles legislation, 'P3,' helps to advance these goals. 
10:44am
LAB. Report 19-30: State of Wisconsin FY 2018-19 Financial Statements. Briefing Sheet. 

3:59am
CBS 58. Milwaukee lawmaker introduces bill that would punish people who call 911 unless there's an emergency. 
3:54am
Center Square. Assembly Speaker Vos disagrees with governor on Foxconn renegotiation. 
3:53am
WQOW. Chippewa Valley lawmakers clash on mental health funds. 
3:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmaker proposes resolution honoring white people, among others, during Black History Month. 
3:50am
Cap Times. Year draws to a close without final action on bills to combat homelessness in Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Journal. 

State Agencies

1:55pm
DNR. Announces new Chief Conservation Warden. 
12:19pm
AG Kaul. Issues victim restitution for 267 Wisconsin consumers. 
11:58am
DOR. Wisconsin Homeowners got a nice present from the Lottery. 

Economy/Business

2:00pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Federal government approves 10 new pesticides for hemp farming. 

Statewide

4:42pm
Aging in Place. Guide to recognizing elder abuse and knowing your rights. 
1:58pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Members to gather in Rothschild Jan. 31-Feb. 2.

Courts

11:24am
One Wisconsin Now. Data shows Republican voter roll purge targets Democratic voting communities. 

1:59pm
Chippewa Herald. Minnesota court rules against planned power plant in Wisconsin.
4:03am
Fox 6. Wisconsin Legislature wants to spend taxpayer dollars to intervene in federal worker lawsuit. 
4:02am
Appleton Post Crescent. Nearly 3,000 voters listed in Appleton could be removed from state rolls under judge's order. 
4:00am
ABC News. In crucial 2020 states, voting rights hurdles loom ahead of elections. 
3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee mayor says 35K Milwaukee residents could be impacted in voter purge. 
3:56am
Racine Journal Times. 6,991 Racine County voters could be affected by judge's ruling to purge names. 

Education

1:50pm
UW-Platteville. Student receives U.S. citizenship.
1:49pm
UW-Platteville. Students volunteer time and talents at Ruby's Pantry. 
1:48pm
UW-Platteville. Professional Studies to expand programming in Spanish. 
11:57am
UW-Stout. Alum helps put the ugly-and beauty-in Christmas sweaters. 

2:09pm
Baraboo News Republic. Baraboo Christan school administrator tells families how to get state vouchers through loophole. 
3:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW campuses spent down 56% of tuition balances since tuition freeze began. 

Local

4:01am
Fox 11. U.S. Census Bureau looking to hire 4,600 temporary workers in Northeast Wisconsin. 
3:57am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Vetoed: Manitowoc County exec Bob Ziegelbauer rejects 'partisan' redistricting referendum. 
3:55am
RiverTowns. St. Croix County ballot measure proposal targets gerrymandering.

Congress

4:13am
The Hill. Lawmakers back to square one on 'forever chemicals.'
4:04am
ABC News. Pelosi's decision to withhold articles of impeachment 'bizarre': Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis.
4:03am
WKBT. 2020 federal funding increases for Wisconsin farmers. 

Politics

12:01pm
RPW. ICYMI: Judge Jill Karofsky said she would be a social justice warrior from the bench of Wisconsin's Supreme Court, let a hardened criminal off easy. 

3:49am
CBS 58. Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg opens Wisconsin campaign office. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Friday December 20, 2019

Governor

3:12pm
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Statement on Brendan Dassey.
3:04pm
Gov. Evers. Seeking qualified applicants for Adjutant General of Wisconsin.
9:31am
Gov. Evers. Response to Brendan Dassey.

3:32pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Governor Tony Evers to UW Regents: Expand presidential search committee. 
3:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans don't show up to homeless meeting called by Gov. Tony Evers. 
3:56am
WSAW. Gov. Evers calls a meeting, Republicans don't show up. 
3:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers won't weigh in on Trump impeachment. 
3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers says changes to Foxconn deal likely. 
3:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers sees new Foxconn deal on the horizon; Robin Vos supports current contract. WKOW.
3:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers says financial terms of contract with Foxconn may not change. 
3:48am
NBC 15. Evers: Fair maps, clean water and mental health are 2020 goals. 
3:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tony Evers: Lincoln Hills unlikely to close in 2021 without major funding increase. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Legislative

5:33pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on Black History Month resolution. 
5:32pm
Rep. Considine. Column: We have more work to do.
3:15pm
Rep. Sargent. Advancing public health & socioeconomic equity in our state. 
10:58am
Rep. Myers. Introduces legislation punishing unlawful summoning of a police officer. 
10:48am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Jingle all the way.
10:44am
Sen. Marklein. Column: 2019: Year in Review. 
9:33am
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. Sen. Tiffany named 2019 Property Taxpayer Champion. 
4:12am
Rep. Gruszynski. Statement on sexual harassment complaint. 

3:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Fitzgerald calls for property tax cut, casts doubt on funding to fight homelessness. 
3:40pm
Cap Times. Proposal in the works to change Wisconsin alcoholic beverage enforcement, three-tier system.
3:38pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Fitzgerald: Property tax cut likely in new year. 
3:36pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans considering property tax cut in 2020.
3:07pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. 'Ethan's Law': Story on boy's tragic final day moves lawmakers to close fatal loophole in Wisconsin law, improve child protections. 
3:55am
U.S. News & World Report. Assembly leader says medical marijuana will pass someday.
3:54am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly Speaker: Mental health spending bump won't prevent gun violence. 
3:39am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats call on Rep. Staush Gruzynski to resign over sexual harassment investigation. Fox 6.
3:38am
NBC 15. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos looks back on 2019. 

State Agencies

3:08pm
DATCP. Stress management, communication to be focus of farm couples weekend workshops. 
1:02pm
DNR. Find your adventure. 
1:01pm
DWD. Receives additional funding to enhance reemployment program infrastructure. 
10:44am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

3:50am
WKOW. Wisconsin DNR concerned by high PFAS levels in Starkweather Creek foam. 

Economy/Business

11:37am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Economic forecast: 2020 economy likely to be strong and steady. 

3:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin unemployment rate remains unchanged, survey still projects drop in manufacturing jobs. 
3:40am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin lost 1,200 private sector jobs in November. 

Environment/Outdoors

4:01am
Lt. Gov. Barnes. Holds first meeting with Governor's Task Force on Climate Change. 

3:37am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mandela Barnes says Wisconsin can be global leader on climate action.
3:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Task force begins work to combat climate change. 

Statewide

3:49am
WEAU. Half of America will be obese within 10 years unless habits change, study says. 
3:35am
AP. HUD reporting 2.7% uptick in homeless population. 

Courts

3:50pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin Supreme Court asked to take over voter purge case. 

Education

3:18pm
UW-Platteville. Richland announces new Launch scholarships. 
3:17pm
UW-Platteville. Collins invited by state superintendent to serve on rural advisory council. 
3:16pm
UW-Platteville. Students recognized for academic excellence, inducted into naitonal honor society. 
1:02pm
UW-Madison. First-year engineering students design cart for dog without front legs. 

3:45am
WBAY. UW-Oshkosh offers early retirement to employees as enrollment declines. 
3:43am
WSAW. Legal consequences, impact after 14 school threats in north central Wisconsin.
3:42am
WUWM. MPS seeks $87 million operating referendum. 

Local

11:36am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County consents to receiving refugees following federal executive order. 
9:34am
Kewaunee County. Surprise donations keep adding up for Veterans Relief Fund. 
4:07am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Calls on UW Hospital and Clinics Authority Board to recognize nurses union.

9:09am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Oneida Nation speaks out after Hobart declines to lower flag to honor former Chairman Rick Hill. WFRV
4:08am
WISC. UW Health leadership to keep current system despite nurses call for union. 
3:49am
WBAY. U.S. Venture considers new headquarter locations as Appleton offers $40 million deal. 
3:38am
WJFW. St. Germain may soon follow Florence County as only Second Amendment Sanctuaries in Wisconsin.

Congress

3:11pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures wins for Wisconsin in bipartisan defense spending legislation. 
11:38am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on House passage of USMCA.
4:26am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Celebrates passage of USMCA.
4:13am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Statement on passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada agreement. 
4:11am
WMC. Statement on House passage of the USMCA.
4:05am
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Applauds Sen. Baldwin, Congress upon approval of $20M in 2020 for Dairy Business Innovation initiatives. 

4:21am
The Hill. Senate passes bill banning tobacco sales to anyone under 21. 

Politics

3:35pm
U.S. News & World Report. Trump advisor: Expect more aggressive poll watching in 2020.

Thursday December 19, 2019

Governor

12:21pm
Wisconsin Transparency Project. Fox6 News sues Governor Evers to obtain his emails. 

3:49am
WUWM. Evers says he's 'pro-Foxconn' and that the state and company will talk.
3:48am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Wisconsin, Brown County will keep doors open to refugee resettlement. 
3:41am
Fox 6. Fox6 sued governor's office for public records; minutes later staff turned over (some) emails. 

Legislative

4:48pm
DOT Sec. Thompson. Letter in response to senators Hwy 23 letter. 
4:24pm
DPW. Statement on Rep. Staush Gruszynski.
4:12pm
Assembly Democratic Leadership. Statement on Rep. Gruszynski.
4:04pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: 2020 priorities. 
3:34pm
Rep. Anderson. In support of unionization of UW Hospitals and Clinics nurses. 
3:18pm
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on voucher schools and property taxes. 
2:43pm
JFC Democrats. JFC Republicans refuse to release money to combat homelessness. 
1:03pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Governor Evers sitting on more than $3 million in homelessness funding. 
1:01pm
Rep. Hintz. Dark store loophole continues to shift property tax burden to homeowners. 
12:59pm
Rep. Hintz. Wisconsin property taxpayers foot the bill for private schools across the state. 
12:48pm
JFC Senate Republicans. Letter to DOT Sec.-designee Thompson regarding Hwy 23 cost overruns. 
12:14pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Wisconsin Assembly Democrats: 2019 End of Year Wrap Up.
12:12pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on Fire and Police Commission rulings. 
12:11pm
Rep. Nygren. Joins community at PFAS public hearing. 
10:24am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Opposes Senate Bill 151 - local law enforcement involvement in immigration. 
10:22am
Sen. Nass. School districts drive up property taxes by 4.5% - the largest increase in a decade.
10:04am
Sen. Darling. Praises Milwaukee Tool expansion.
9:24am
Rep. Steineke. Statement on Evers' latest stunt. 
9:22am
Rep. James. Column: A holiday message.
9:22am
Rep. Nygren. Republicans approve pay raises for state employees. 
4:05am
Sen. Marklein. Truth in Food Labeling bills pass Senate committee.
3:56am
Sen. Schachtner. Column: Spreading the spirit of Christmas to those who serve. 

2:14pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Robin Vos supports Foxconn contract, opposes changes that may impact jobs, investment. 
3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Committee approves pay raises for state, UW workers. NBC 15. U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:50am
WISC. Audit: Wisconsin school safety plans follow best practices. 

State Agencies

3:16pm
DATCP. Public Notice: Submit comments by December 30 for Stinger strawberry herbicide. 
3:08pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Presidential Preference Selection Committee to meet, choose candidates for Wisconsin's April presidential vote. 
2:34pm
RENEW Wisconsin. PSC approves 100 megawatt Point Beach Solar Farm. 
2:10pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement regarding PFAS levels in Olbrich boat launch foam.
1:04pm
DNR. Revisions to broad incidental take permits and authorizations. 
12:10pm
DOR. Collections, November FY2020.
12:09pm
DNR. Confirms PFAS-containing foam found at the mouth of Starkwater Creek and Lake Monona. 
10:26am
DHS. Community Care, Inc. to begin certification process to deliver Family Care services to Dane County. 
3:57am
Wisconsin Lottery. Encourages responsible gifting this holiday season.
3:54am
DOT. Governor Evers announces more than $5.1 million to serve the transportation needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities. 

4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Kaul, DNR host listening session on PFAS contamination in Marinette.
3:55am
Fox 6. Gov. Evers announces more than $5.1 million to serve transportation needs of seniors, individuals with disabilities.

Economy/Business

12:04pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin unemployment rate, labor force participation rate remain unchanged in November. 
9:24am
WMC. Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award nominees announced. 

12:20pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Menomonee Falls plans TIF incentives for Milwaukee Tool project. 

Statewide

3:44am
AP. Sports betting's rapid expansion faces more tests in 2020.
3:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin residents could be facing largest property tax increase in 10 years, report finds. 

Courts

3:04pm
Great Lakes Legal Foundation. Wisconsin Supreme Court throws out unlawful DOT order. 
2:35pm
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Sues to block Marsy's Law ballot question.
2:24pm
DPW. Statement on 5th Circuit Court health care ruling. 
2:08pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Federal court decision threatens health coverage in Wisconsin. 
12:08pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on attempt to delay equal rights for victims. 
9:26am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Lamar Central Outdoor, LLC v. State of Wisconsin Division of Hearings & Appeals. 
3:53am
DPW. On voter purge: "No matter where it goes, we'll keep fighting."

12:26pm
WKOW. Lawsuit seeks to block Wisconsin's 'Marsy's law' crime victims amendment. 
3:42am
The Hill. Appeals court strikes ObamaCare mandate, sends case back to lower court. 
3:38am
WISN. Appeals court denies request to put Wisconsin voter purge ruling on hold.

Education

2:11pm
UW-Madison. Mimicking enzymes, chemists produce large, useful carbon rings. 
2:09pm
UW-Madison. Win or lose, UW-Madison and the University of Oregon lead in research. 
12:13pm
UW-River Falls. Creates fund to support students facing financial crisis. 
10:42am
UW-Milwaukee. Couple's $1.5 million gift for research vessel memorializes children. 
9:23am
UW-Stout. Student research examines feasibility of candy shop food truck.

3:50am
WTMJ. Concordia rolls out first SMART lab in Wisconsin to help students with mental health struggles. 
3:36am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison School District put on notice to change gender identity policy or face lawsuit. 

Local

4:05pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. County, Alliant Energy extend partnership at Dane County's Alliant Energy Center. 
2:06pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County set to approve new Universal Access Resource Center to improve mental & behavior health care. 
12:34pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipsomb. Yunk reappointed to MPM Board. 
12:33pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Maistelman appointed to MPM Board.
10:28am
Voces de la Frontera. Wins victory for immigrants' rights movement with the adoption of non-collaboration policy between police and ICE.
10:21am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Congratulations Chief Morales, you've earned it. 

3:43am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Manitowoc County adds redistricting question to April 2020 spring election ballot. 
3:40am
CBS 58. Fire and Police Commission approves non-collaboration policy with ICE.

Congress

4:25pm
DATCP. Interim Secretary commends progress on USMCA.
4:12pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on USMCA and impeachment.
4:03pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Midwest food manufacturers praise House passage of USMCA agreement. 
4:01pm
Edge Dairy Farmer Coop. Dairy group: USMCA key to stability, success for farmers. 
3:33pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Votes to send USMCA to Senate. 
3:32pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Votes 'no' on USMCA.
1:17pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Democrats hypocrisy exposed as urgent impeachment can now wait. 
12:23pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Highlights IG testimony of bias at FBI.
12:22pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. 'A vote that sets the precedent for all future presidents.'
9:48am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Votes against impeaching President Trump.
9:47am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Helps secure federal funding to conduct gun violence research for first time in more than 20 years. 
4:26am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on articles of impeachment. 
3:55am
RPW. Statement on the Democrats' partisan impeachment charade. 

9:47am
The Hill. Budget watchdogs howl over deficit-ballooning deals. 
8:41am
Washington Post. 'It's depressing, isn't it?': With little protest, GOP succumbs to Trump on spending. 
3:47am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin lawmakers unsatisfied with House approved spending bills.
3:46am
La Crosse Tribune. Ron Kind votes to impeach Donald Trump; fellow House members also vote along party lines. Wisconsin Public Radio. CBS 58.
3:39am
AP. Trump impeached on charges of abuse of power, obstruction.

Politics

2:05pm
One Wisconsin Now. TBT: Voter purge not first time right wing in Wisconsin tried to rig the rules for Dan Kelly's court campaign. 
12:37pm
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Sean Duffy endorses.
12:32pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. More than 500 Wisconsin community leaders back.

2:15pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tiffany, Duffy attack impeachment at campaign event. 
3:39am
WAOW. 7th Congressional District candidates sound off on impeachment proceedings. 

Wednesday December 18, 2019

Governor

12:07pm
Gov. Evers. Wisconsin welcomes refugees. Letter to State Dept. Sec. Pompeo

3:44pm
NBC 15. Gov. Evers: Wisconsin will continue to welcome refugees. 

Legislative

4:03pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Senator Darling approves self pay raise at the expense of Wisconsin State Troopers. 
4:01pm
Rep. Myers. Urges law enforcement to proceed with caution regarding Operation Relentless Pursuit. 
3:54pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Cheers lawmakers working to streamline dairy regulations, supporting farmers and processors. 
3:40pm
Rep. Dittrich. Adoption bills head to Assembly floor. 
3:13pm
Sen. Feyen. Pay increases for state employees approved. 
3:12pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Applauds Senate committee approval of food labeling bills. 
3:10pm
DHS. Testimony on AB-680.
2:55pm
Sen. Testin. Presented with 2019 Property Taxpayer Champion Award. 
2:54pm
Sen. Shilling, Rep. Hintz. Republicans abandon State Troopers. 
1:06pm
LAB. Report 19-29: State Investment Fund. Briefing Sheet.
1:03pm
Rep. Vining. Asks for families to share their stories - why are universal changing stations important?
12:15pm
Reps. Sinicki, Hesselbein, Ohnstad, Zamarripa, Meyers; Sen. Hansen, Bewley, Wirch, Ringhand, Smith. Legislative Democrats call out Republican colleagues: Get your facts straight!
11:31am
Sen. Cowles. Latest report reaffirms success of Focus on Energy.
10:32am
Sen. Smith. Column: It's cold outside for our furry friends. 
9:49am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit examines school safety grants, plans, and best practices. 
9:46am
LAB. Report 19-28: School Safety Grants and Plans. Briefing Sheet. Highlights
8:47am
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. Sen. Stroebel named 2019 Property Taxpayer Champion.
8:33am
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Testimony on AB-81.

9:42am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers push bill to certify dental therapists. 
4:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bill to ban 'sanctuary cities' back in state Legislature. NBC 15. WISC.
4:02am
U.S. News & World Report. GOP to reject proposed Wisconsin State Troopers pay raise. 
3:57am
WEAU. Local legislator calls for bill lowering drug prices. 

State Agencies

3:15pm
DSPS Sec.-designee Crim. Records successes, accomplishments for 2019.
2:56pm
DOT. New law in new year. 
10:29am
DOT. Frozen road law takes effect Thursday in northern Wisconsin.

3:52am
WKOW. Project to add express lanes on Beltline moves forward. 

Economy/Business

3:09pm
BrightStar Wisconsin. Concludes Hatch program with three regional finales!
11:29am
Foxconn. Area firms awarded additional construction awards totaling $20 million.

3:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Sun Prairie manufacturer to see expansion as part of larger state incentives deal. 
3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Tool breaks ground on new campus in southeast Wisconsin. WISN. 

Statewide

11:30am
Local Government Institute of Wisconsin. Tim Hanna to lead the charge.
10:31am
Husch Blackwell. Lane Ruhland joins in Madison.
4:09am
Wisconsin Dairy Alliance. The talk vs. the truth...stop telling only half of dairy's story.

3:54am
New York Times. A new drug scourge: Deaths involving meth are rising fast. 
3:53am
USA Today. Teen marijuana vaping is on the rise, a new report says, threatening to 'undo years of progress.'
3:50am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Study ranks Wisconsin #10 in per capita drunk driving arrests. 

Courts

9:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Beth M. Bant. 
9:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Donald J. Harman.

4:15am
Chippewa Herald. DOJ appeals voter purge ruling as case heads to federal court. 
4:05am
U.S. News & World Report. Federal lawsuit seeks to stop Wisconsin voter purge. Wisconsin Public Radio

Education

2:53pm
Marquette University. Nursing professor named Chair of Nursing Ethics Board. 
1:04pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. To Madison schools: Respect parental rights or face lawsuit. 
11:59am
UW-Madison. New coating hides temperature change from infrared cameras. 
10:33am
UW-Milwaukee. To host 250 students or seminars tied to Democratic Convention. 
10:32am
Marquette University. President Lovell speaking at Council on Competitiveness Forum in Washington D.C. 

4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin school districts drive increase in property taxes. 
4:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW System launches online feedback form, signs $200K contract with national search firm. 

Local

3:56am
WKOW. Sauk Co. Board votes down resolution to eliminate personal conviction for vaccinations. 
3:51am
Fox 11. Marinette Co. supervisor wants right to bear arms resolution to pass. 

Congress

11:28am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Get the job done for Wisconsin farmers in government funding legislation. 
9:05am
Iowa Soybean Association. Rural communities call for presidential action to restore biofuel markets. Letter.
4:10am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. 2,371 pages in 20 hours. 

4:01pm
The Hill. Barr announces crackdown targeting violent crime in seven U.S. cities. 
3:41pm
U.S. News & World Report. Democrat Kind won't reveal Trump impeachment vote. 
10:25am
Reuters. Exclusive: Trump administration to stick with 2020 biofuel plan over farmer objections - sources. 
4:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Demonstrators push for Trump's impeachment in Milwaukee outside Ron Johnson's office on eve of House vote. 
3:57am
Fox 11. 'No one has read these bills': Gallagher reacts to House passing $1.4 trillion in spending. 
3:48am
CNBC. House committee approves USMCA trade deal, setting up vote on Thursday. 

Politics

3:46pm
Church for 7th Congress. Statement on impeachment.
11:57am
One Wisconsin Now. Dan Kelly's extremism: Social Security addition.

3:54am
Reuters. Much of 'Trump country' was in recession during 2016 campaign: data. 

Tuesday December 17, 2019

Governor

5:00pm
Gov. Evers. Milwaukee Tool expanding Wisconsin footprint. 
4:58pm
DOA. Letter to JFC Co-Chairs regarding meeting on December 19.
2:34pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of former Oneida Nation Chairman Rick Hill.
4:13am
Joint Finance Committee Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding meeting Thursday.

3:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers wants homeless funding released. La Crosse Tribune. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Legislative

4:19pm
Rep. Sargent. Foxconn falls short again.
4:09pm
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit again recommends WEDC revise procedures. 
4:07pm
State Senate Democratic Committee. Senator Darling lacks compassion amidst the Christmas season.
2:32pm
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. Rep. Theisfeldt named 2019 Property Taxpayer Champion. 
2:17pm
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement on GOP anti-immigrant bill.
1:17pm
Rep. Myers. Introduces bill aimed at modifying the Achievement Gap Reduction contract. 
12:06pm
Rep. Vining. Seeks to make Wisconsin more accessible.  LRB-3453
11:09am
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. Rep. Ballweg named 2019 Property Taxpayer Champion. 
10:47am
Rep. Hintz. Statement in response to Foxconn audit. 
9:19am
LAB. Report 19-27: Electronics and Information Technology Manufacturing Zone Program. Briefing Sheet.

2:22pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Audit: WEDC policies still would allow Foxconn subsidies to go to workers outside Wisconsin.
12:50pm
Fox 6. Wisconsin state troopers contract not up for approval. 
10:34am
U.S. News & World Report. Audit faults plans to credit Foxconn for work outside state. 
3:54am
WKOW. Lawmakers introduce bill to protect first responders on Wisconsin roadways. Center Square.
3:45am
WISN. New proposal would increase penalties for 'porch pirates.'

State Agencies

5:01pm
Lt. Gov. Barnes. Calls for collective action to combat climate change upon returning from U.N. Climate Change Conference. 
2:18pm
DNR. Weekly news. 
2:18pm
DNR. Incidental take notice for Wood County.

3:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. AG Kaul is assessing report on the handling of sexual assault investigations by Wisconsin National Guard. 
3:47am
WJFW. DNR names Rhinelander airport 'potentially responsible party' for PFAS contamination that shut down city well.

Economy/Business

3:51am
New York Times. There are economic warning signs for Trump in the Midwest. 

Environment/Outdoors

4:02am
Sheboygan Press. Wild deer tests positive in Sheboygan County's first case of chronic wasting disease - extending feeding ban in Fond du Lac, too.

Statewide

3:25pm
Wisconsin Budget Project. State support for communities has dropped significantly, new report shows. 
12:07pm
WHCA/WiCAL. Announces staff changes. 
11:43am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Advises people to check their voter registratoin status. 
9:22am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Focus #23: School property taxes rebound. 

Courts

4:28pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. And two registered voters challenge voter purge as violating the U.S. Constitution. 
10:42am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts five new cases. 
8:26am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Robert James Pope, Jr. 
8:25am
District III Court of Appeals. State v. City of Prescott. 

3:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Elections panel split on next steps after voter purge ruling. 
3:47am
Reuters. Sacklers withdrew over $10 billion in a decade from Purdue Pharma: NYT.

Education

12:56pm
UW-Stout. Alum works for Vikings in media services production.

3:49am
Appleton Post Crescent. Neenah school board will decide whether to pursue $115M referendum in April-just a year after voters narrowly rejected the last one. 
3:46am
WTMJ. Nine schools to close in Racine Unified School District, new facilities to be open in their place. 
3:43am
WEAU. Elk Mound School Board approves pursuing $15.7 million referendum. 

Local

11:47am
Black Leaders Organizing for Communities. Releases "The BLOC Agenda."

10:38am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Donald Trump's order on refugees raises questions, concerns in Wisconsin communities. 
4:18am
WQOW. 9% of registered voters may be purged, city officials say they're not worried.
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Food stamp changes could affect 6 counties, several reservations in Wisconsin.
3:44am
NBC 15. City of Madison encourages voters to check registration after judge's ruling. 
3:39am
Kewaunee County Comet. Manure, marine sanctuary resolutions pulled from county board agenda. 
3:37am
WKBT. La Crosse nears all-time precipitation record in record-breaking year for Wisconsin.

Congress

4:17pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Working for Wisconsin in National Defense Authoriztion. 
2:19pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Drug pricing legislation advances in spending bill.
11:36am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And colleagues call on Purdue Pharma to cancel $1.3 million bonus for CEO.
10:42am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Secures increase in funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. 

2:39pm
AP. House passes $1.4 trillion spending bill.
3:42am
WKBT. Impeachment vote puts Representative Ron Kind in a difficult position. 
3:41am
Politico. Congress on the brink of banning tobacco sales to anyone under 21. 
3:40am
AP. Massive bill calls for $1.4 trillion in federal spending. 

Politics

2:38pm
Church for 7th Congress. ICYMI: Talks Afghanistan troop withdraw on The Story with Martha MacCallum. 
11:54am
One Wisconsin Now. Supreme Court candidate Dan Kelly tried to hide blog posts from public after judicial appointment. 
11:46am
Conservative Digest. President Trump inaugural celebration 1/26/2020.

4:00am
Janesville Gazette. Paul Ryan joins effort to draw voting districts for Republicans. 
3:52am
WQOW. Wisconsin Democrats vow to register voters who may be purged. 

Monday December 16, 2019

Governor

12:53pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Support call for action on homelessness.  Letter.
12:01pm
Gov. Evers. Letter to Joint Finance Committee calling for a special meeting. DOA Request.

1:40pm
NBC 15. Gov. Evers calls on budget committee to meet on homelessness. 

Legislative

1:09pm
Leg. Council. IssueBrief: Lead Service Lines. 
1:07pm
Rep. Shankland. Introduces bipartisan bill to protect first responders on the roadway.  LRB-0570
12:52pm
Reps. Crowley, Bowen. Propose new legislative package to "disrupt disparities," host roundtable discussion. 
9:13am
Sen. Carpenter. Announces the acceptance of Jessica Ojeda-Barojas to the 2020 Senate Scholar Program. 

10:46am
Cap Times. Wisconsin lawmakers continue heated debate on campus free speech bill.
4:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. One year after lame-duck laws passed, complications persist as taxpayer bill hits $2.1 million.
3:43am
Kenosha News. 'We're going to be an island': State balks at legalizing marijuana. 
3:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin bill would require DNR to notify counties of water quality violations. 

State Agencies

4:06pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Mega Millions $1 million winner claims prize. 
3:14pm
OCI. Open enrollment on HealthCare.gov extended.
9:52am
DATCP. Something Special From Wisconsin launches branded apparel and product line. 

12:29pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Elections Commission deadlocks over response to order purging 200,000 voters from rolls. 
3:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin State Treasurer Godlewski gives birth. 

Economy/Business

4:16pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn says it can't find enough workers for Wisconsin project. 
3:25pm
CNBC. These 91 companies paid no federal taxes in 2018.
4:20am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: State says Foxconn doesn't currently qualify for tax credits. 
3:52am
Fox 6. Students describe confusion, uncertainty in launch of new Foxconn program. 
3:51am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn, state confirm discussions with state over tax credits. 
3:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. State tells Foxconn it's no longer eligible for tax credits. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:49am
AP. Wisconsin governor: No tax credits for new Foxconn plant. WUWM.
3:47am
AP. Retiring Farmers Union president: Family farms still viable. 
3:46am
CNBC. U.S. and China reached a trade agreement, but some key details are still unclear. 

Environment/Outdoors

10:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Arsenic levels at bankrupt frac sand mine 7 times higher than state cleanup standards. 
9:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 2019 is the wettest year ever recorded for Wisconsin and the Midwest. 

Statewide

4:37pm
Covering Wisconsin. Open enrollment deadline extended: Health Insurance Marketplace. 
12:19pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Solar for Good Program helps fund 13 solar energy projects for Wisconsin nonprofits. 
10:51am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Hospitals, health systems step up for their communities. Report.
9:21am
WRA. November 2019 Home Sales Report.

4:10am
New York Times. In 2020 Census, big efforts in some states. In others, not so much. 
3:41am
Kenosha News. Don't try to buy marijuana in Illinois and bring it back to Wisconsin.

Courts

4:36pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin Elections Commission stands up to purging judge. 
3:16pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. What you need to know: Court order in lawsuit against Elections Commission.
4:23am
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Will seek to overturn court's order to purge 234,000 voters from the rolls. 

Education

4:22pm
UW-Madison. Flashing lights may provide vital first test of MS drug success. 
4:22pm
UW-Madison. Website captures Rose Bowl experience beyond the game. 
3:17pm
UW-Madison. Hard as a rock? Maybe not, say bacteria that help form soil.
10:48am
UW-Stout. Jenson receives December University Staff Appreciation Award. 
10:44am
UW-Madison. Low genetic risk for ADHD may protect against negative life experiences. 
10:43am
UW-River Falls. Senior chemistry major wins WiSys Quick Pitch@ UW-River Falls event by explaining nanotech research. 
10:40am
UW-Stout. Graduate with double major plans to keep playing music. 
9:14am
UW-Platteville. Celebrates 203rd commencement. 
4:24am
UW-Madison. At 2019 winter commencement, grads step into the 'beautiful chaos' that awaits. 

4:17am
CBS 58. 'We don't want to be next:' Students hold rally, walkout against gun violence.
3:45am
CBS 58. Wisconsin lawmakers react to school walkouts. 

Local

1:08pm
MMSD. Devine & Manzanet to lead commission in 2020.
12:20pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. What is going on with the Fire and Police Commission?
10:49am
Madison Fire Department. Makes switch to PFA-free foam. 
10:41am
Washington County Highway Department. One of county's most dangerous intersections will see safety improvements. 

3:44am
Fox 6. Eastern District of Wisconsin awarded $2M+ in grants to fight opioid crisis. 

Congress

1:12pm
CNBC. U.S. lawmakers are working on a deal to raise tobacco age, repeal unpopular Obamacare tax as part of spending package. 

Friday December 13, 2019

Legislative

3:28pm
LFB. Summary of 2019-21 state compensation plan provisions. 
3:22pm
Rep. Taylor. On anniversary of Sandy Hook shooting, GOP still in death grip of NRA.
12:24pm
Rep. Allen. Statement on last Beer With Scott. 
10:13am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Wisconsin continues to dominate in manufacturing nationwide. 

10:36am
Racine Journal Times. Neubauer pushes for climate legislation, Vos opposed. 
3:44am
Center Square. Republican lawmakers defend speech rules for University of Wisconsin.
3:29am
CBS 58. Porch pirates a growing problem, now area lawmakers want harsher punishments. 

State Agencies

12:26pm
DMA. The National Guard marks 383rd birthday; emerged after World War I as Army's primary combat reserve. 
12:25pm
DNR. Outdoor Report. 
12:22pm
WEDC. Supports John Deere project to expand, add jobs. 
3:42am
WEDC. City of Shell Lake receives $250,000 state grant to support renovation of medical center. 

3:42am
Cap Times. One year into state's deal with Kimberly-Clark, company works to expand Fox Valley plant. 
3:38am
WSAW. 7 Investigates: Child protective services workloads. 

Economy/Business

4:24pm
WISN. State threatens to withhold tax credits from Foxconn unless contract is changed. 
3:03pm
The Verge. Showdown in WisConn Valley.
10:22am
CNBC. China and U.S. reach phase one trade deal that includes some tariff relief and agriculture purchases. 
3:40am
Milwaukee Biz Times. It took until 2018 for Milwaukee County's economy to reach pre-recession levels. 

Environment/Outdoors

3:31pm
Door County Daily News. Manure storage hitting emergency levels. 

Statewide

10:11am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Police staffing rises, staffing levels fall. 

3:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Local committees working to ensure accurate U.S. Census count in 2020. 
3:37am
WTMJ. Report: Violent crime up, police presence down in Wisconsin cities. 

Courts

10:18am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Building stronger bridges. 
10:16am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. James M. Schoenecker. 

4:13pm
Fox 11. Wisconsin judge: 234K voter registrations should be tossed. 
4:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane, Iowa counties challenge power line approval, says regulators abused discretion.

Education

4:34pm
UW-Madison. Clinical trial for Ebola vaccine developed at UW-Madison underway in Japan. 
2:28pm
UW System. Presidential Search Committee seeks public input.
10:15am
UW-Stout. University counselor: Anxiety can increase during finals, holidays. 
4:03am
Cardinal Stritch University. Announces $2.5 million gift to support students, academic programs and activities.

3:49am
La Crosse Tribune. UW-La Crosse gets preliminary approval for building projects. 
3:39am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Oshkosh offering early retirement incentives to faculty, staff. 
3:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. MPS referendum task force recommends district pursue first referendum in 26 years, punts on dollar amount. 

Local

2:30pm
City of Madison. GreenPower leads light change for big energy, monetary savings. 

3:28am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Police Department endorses change to immigration arrest policy. 

Congress

3:24pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Urges congressional leadership to pass No Budget, No Pay. 
3:23pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on articles of impeachment. 
10:41am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Wisconsin senators provide recommendations to White House for district court vacancy.
10:19am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Votes against weak impeachment articles after partisan committee markup. 

3:33am
Politico. Lawmakers reach a bipartisan deal 'in principle' to fund the government. 
3:32am
The Hill. Senate Republicans air complaints to Trump administration on trade deal.
3:31am
The Hill. Senate bill would give DHS cyber agency subpoena powers. 

Politics

4:07pm
Church for 7th Congress. ICYMI: Doubles down on being a political outsider and Trump supporter from the beginning in first debate. 
3:52am
RPW. Statement on the announcement of the Wisconsin Trump Victory Leadership Team. 
3:50am
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Dominates at Wausau No Better Friend Forum. 

3:48am
The Hill. Trump neck and neck with top 2020 Democrats in Wisconsin: poll. 
3:47am
Reuters. Poll shows impeachment hearings had little sway on Wisconsin voters. Wisconsin State Journal.  U.S. News & World Report. 
3:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP candidates in 7th Congressional District race spar on labor law, both claim close Trump ties. WSAW.

Thursday December 12, 2019

Governor

4:23pm
Gov. Evers. Building Commission approves projects. 

Legislative

4:30pm
Rep. Hutton. Introduces bill to combat "Porch Pirates."
4:24pm
Rep. Summerfield. GOP Weekly Radio Address: It's time to pass the USMCA.
4:15pm
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. Sen. Testin names 2019 Property Taxpayer Champion. 
12:08pm
Sen. Erpenbach, Rep. Pope. Democrats introduce bills to protect property taxpayers from run away voucher costs. 
10:34am
Sen. Bewley. Weekly Democratic Raadio Address: Get covered today!

4:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. PFAS bill advances in Wisconsin Assembly amid calls for more action.
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. If you harass a ref, you could get hit with jail time or up to $10,000 in fines under this proposed Wisconsin bill. Center Square.
3:57am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Up in smoke: Fitzgerald a quick no on GOP medical marijuana bill.
3:48am
WSAW. Rep. Shankland looks to colleagues to tackle PFAS health concerns. 
3:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP lawmakers introduce bill to legalize medical marijuana. Cap Times. 

State Agencies

4:26pm
DMA. Annual awards banquet to honor past and present Wisconsin National Guardsmen.
3:12pm
Dept. of Financial Institutions. Wiscnsin's State-Chartered Banks post strong third quarter performance.
3:09pm
Dept. of Military Affairs. Wisconsin Challenge Academy will graduate 105 cadets. 
1:32pm
ETF. Latest investment performance. 

Economy/Business

9:31am
Fair Rates for Wisconsin's Dairyland. New study highlights Wisconsin energy producers' $20 billion impact on Wisconsin's economy.

7:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn confident it has enough jobs to get tax credits for this year, but last year many were disqualified. 
3:43am
New York Times. America's dairy farmers are hurting. A giant merger could make things worse. 

Environment/Outdoors

3:47am
WSAW. Solid waste management professionals team up against PFAS chemicals. WXPR.

Statewide

4:14am
Farms.com Acquires 'State' Ag Connection network from USAgNet LLC.

Courts

3:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Power line opponents sue Wisconsin Public Service Commission, claim conflicts of interest. 

Education

4:22pm
UW-Whitewater. New master's degree offers UW-Whitewater students more options. 
4:21pm
UW-Whitewater. Agreement reinvigorates engineering program at UW-Whitewater at Rock County.
4:20pm
WAICU. Distributes $63,000 in CIC/UPS Scholarships to students. 

3:58am
Oshkosh Examiner. UW Oshkosh to offer early retirement to up to 300 employees as enrollment falls more than expected. 

Local

1:34pm
Racine Mayor Mason. Racine launches Wisconsin's first statewide, diversified opportunity fund. 
12:06pm
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lipscomb. Seeks to end "birth tax."

3:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lafayette County resolution that sought to prosecute reporters began at the top. 
3:42am
WSAW. Marathon County drafting resolution urging state to fund shortage in prosecutors. 

Congress

4:25pm
Wisconsin AARP. Applauds the House for passing the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.
4:18pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. U.S. House of Representatives approves bipartisan reform to help lower prescription drug costs. 
4:16pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Urges colleagues to take action on anti-human trafficking legislation. 
4:15pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Speaker Pelosi wasted opportunity to lower prescription drug costs. 
4:18am
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Dairy farmers applaud House OK of agricultural workforce bill.
4:15am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on House passage of NDAA.
4:13am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Supports critical bill for service members. 

7:49am
AP. U.S. budget deficit rises to $209 billion in November. 
4:11am
The Hill. Expiring tax breaks set off year-end scramble. WFRV.
4:02am
Duluth News Tribune. Senate Republicans look to hold short impeachment trial despite Trump's desire for raucous political show. 
3:52am
Fox 11. Connect to Congress: Rep. Gallagher talks impeachment, trade and North Korea. 
3:44am
WEAU. Lawmakers look to shorten suicide prevention hotline number. 

Politics

2:09pm
Marquette University. New Marquette Law School Poll finds no change in impeachment views following end of public testimony. 

3:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Supreme Court Justice Dan Kelly renting office space at state GOP headquarters. 

Wednesday December 11, 2019

Legislative

4:41pm
Rep. Bowen. Introduces new bipartisan legislation to increase employer flexibility in hiring practices.  LRB-4116.
3:56pm
Rep. Sargent. The devil is in the details - cannabis legalization in Wisconsin requires a holistic approach. 
2:11pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Spreitzer, Miller introduce ranked-choice voting. 
12:29pm
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. Sen. Craig named 2019 Property Taxpayer Champion. 
10:59am
Rep. Nygren. PFAS contamination prevention bill passes Assembly committee. 
10:58am
Reps. Sanfelippo, Kuglitsch. Lawmakers reviewing options to oppose New Berlin pumping station. 
10:38am
Sen. Smith. Column: What will it take to close Lincoln Hills?
10:12am
Rep. Spreitzer, Sen. Miller. Introduce ranked-choice voting bill.
9:20am
Sen. Erpenbach, Rep. Taylor. Statement on Felzkowski/Bernier medical marijuana proposal.
9:19am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Announces Walworth County office hours. 
9:18am
Rep. Felzkowski, Sen. Bernier. Republican legislators offer avenue to medical marijuana legalization.  LRB-5095.
4:16am
Rep. Steineke. Requests reconsideration for closing Appleton Unemployment Insurance Hearing office. 

12:06pm
U.S. News & World Report. GOP support grows to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin.
4:02am
WUWM. Shelters and warming centers face uphill battle as funding stalls in Wisconsin Senate. 
4:00am
CBS 58. Proposed bill would make harassing sports officials a crime in Wisconsin.
3:52am
WXOW. New legislation aims to notify public faster on potential groundwater contamination. 

State Agencies

4:40pm
DWD. In-person unemployment insurance hearings remain available in Eau Claire and Fox Valley.  Letter to Reps. Petryk, Edming.
2:54pm
AG Kaul. And all AGs call for fentanyl to remain a Schedule 1 drug. 
12:31pm
DOT. "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" holiday campaign begins Friday - runs through January 1. 
12:26pm
DNR. And AG Kaul seek public input on PFAS contamination as listening session in Marinette Dec. 18.
12:25pm
ETF. State agencies and UW institutions recognized for supporting employee well-being via Well Wisconsin Program. 
10:57am
Wisconsin Lottery. Mega Millions $1 million ticket sold in Mount Pleasant. 
10:40am
DSPS. Nearly $1 million in clean water grants awarded.
10:35am
DNR. Natural Resources Board approves DNR scope statement for manure regulations aimed at protecting drinking water. 
4:15am
Clean Wisconsin. Needed protections from nitrate pollution clear first hurdle. 

3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Natural Resources Board green lights manure restrictions for sensitive areas. 
3:54am
WKOW. Family Care in Wisconsin extended for five more years. 
3:49am
WEAU. DWD to close two Unemployment Insurance Hearing offices. 
3:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Real estate reimburses state $68,000 after overcharging the Department of Corrections for years. 
3:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. State economic development spending transparency receives second-highest marks in nation. 

Economy/Business

4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Analysis: Trump tariffs cost Wisconsinites millions (so far).

Environment/Outdoors

3:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report recommends rewrite of Great Lakes water quality agreement. 

Courts

3:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Medically necessary transgender surgery now covered by Wisconsin Medicaid after legal battle. 

Education

4:42pm
UW-Milwaukee. Milwaukee-area students to present Zoo Train Challenge ideas at UWM Dec. 13.
2:53pm
UW-Milwaukee. More than 1,200 to receive degrees at graduation Dec. 15. 
2:51pm
Marquette University. Student receives Science Coalition award. 
2:09pm
Carthage College. Blue Origin launches experiment into space. 
12:19pm
UW-Stout. Donation by Menard family will expand university's civil liberties center. 
12:19pm
DPI. Will hold hearing on amending rule related to expanding pedagogical knowledge assessment.

3:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Middleton High School closed Wednesday because of 'serious' threats on social media. 

Local

3:55am
Kenosha News. Survey says: clean drinking water top issue for SW Wisconsin voters; majority support new regs. 
3:50am
NBC 15. Sauk Co. Health Board passes vaccination resolution. 

Congress

12:20pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Tester, Daines. Introduce bipartisan legislation to combat veteran suicide crisis. 
10:41am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Bipartisan reform to create three-digit suicide prevention hotline passes Commerce Committee. 
4:10am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces bill to support Mexico's anti-corruption campaign.

4:01am
WISC. Wisconsin dairy farmers hopeful ahead of trade deal, industry expert says more work to be done. 
3:58am
Cap Times. Wisconsin dairy, business interests weigh in on new North American trade agreement. 
3:45am
AP. House leaders racing the clock on government spending bill. 

Politics

12:21pm
One Wisconsin Now. Return to sender: Dan Kelly's state court campaign lists same address as Republican Party of Wisconsin.
10:36am
AFP Action. Prevailing wage and Davis-Bacon are bad for Wisconsin.

3:47am
AP. A free pass for Trump? GOP presses edge in key battlegrounds. 

Tuesday December 10, 2019

Governor

4:18pm
Speaker Vos, Senate President Roth. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding State of the State Address. 
3:40pm
Sen. Fitzgerald. Reacts to National Guard Bureau investigation.
1:44pm
Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Commends Governor Evers for issuing executive order in the wake of report on Wisconsin National Guard's handling of sexual assault and harassment. 
10:36am
Rep. Taylor. Applauds Gov. Evers' response to Wisconsin National Guard's mishandling of sexual assault. 

3:33am
La Crosse Tribune. Timeline of Wisconsin Guard sex assault developments. 
3:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin's National Guard chief resigns over botched handling of sexual assault investigations. WISC.

Legislative

4:37pm
Sen. Erpenbach, Rep. Pope. Democrats introduce legislation to protect taxpayers from unaccountable voucher programs.  LFB Memo.
3:42pm
Rep. Shankland. And DOR Sec. Barca remark on business and economic development roundtable. 
2:44pm
WIAA. Sports offical bill receives legislative sponsorship. 
11:23am
Reps, Petryk, Edming. Legislators ask DWD to reconsider closing northern Wisconsin unemployment insurance hearing offices.  Letter.
10:43am
PROFS. Request to convene Joint Committee on Employement Relations (JCOER) very soon to approve 2%/2% UW pay plan. 
10:39am
Speaker Vos. Joins legislative leaders' call for USMCA vote.  Letter.
9:35am
Sen. Jacque. Earns Wisconsin District Attorneys' Association Legislator of the Year award.

1:51pm
WKOW. Pay raises for Wisconsin state workers up for approval. 
3:30am
Center Square. Audit dings University of Wisconsin, DNR for not collecting enough rent on state-owned homes. 

State Agencies

4:34pm
DHS. Wisconsin health officials find E.coli 0157 in bagged romaine salad from Salinas Valley, California. 
4:33pm
DATCP. Designates oer 74,000 acres eligible for farmland preservation in Clark, Grant, and Sauk Counties. 
2:43pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Holly Jolly Raffle winning ticket sold in Marinette County. 
12:55pm
DMA. Contracting team deploying to Horn of Africa this winter. 
12:46pm
DNR. Rare snakes benefit from habitat work and long-term monitoring in 2019. 
11:43am
Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. One individual reported dead at Columbia Correctional Institution (Portage, WI) as lockdown continues. 
10:41am
DHS. Nationally-reccognized Family Care program approved for five more years. 

Economy/Business

2:38pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. WI agricultural bankers: 2020 lending levels will be higher; top concerns include liquidity, income, and uncertainty around tariffs and trade. 
9:33am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Seeks submissions for Veterans Light up for the Arts. 

3:29am
Milwaukee Biz Times. New data says Wisconsin isn't losing manufacturing jobs, but the state's job growth still lags. 
3:28am
WKOW. Cambridge distillery impacted by tariffs & trade wars. 
3:26am
CNBC. China steps up U.S. soybean purchases as trade talks drag on.
3:23am
WFRV. Alorica closing Green Bay location. 

Statewide

2:46pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. WMC wants to tie the hands of lobbyists for the public. 
12:56pm
Wisconsin Property Taxpayers. Supports taxpayer-funding lobbying reform. 
8:25am
WMC. Releases report calling for taxpayer-funded lobbying reform. 
3:50am
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Joe Bragger elected President.

3:19am
WSAW. New E.coli outbreak in Wisconsin linked to Fresh Express salad kit. 

Courts

1:47pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. SEIU v. Robin Vos - order.
1:46pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. SEIU v. Robin Vos - order.
1:45pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Vos v. Kaul - order. 
8:26am
District III Court of Appeals. Estate of Kevin L. Payette v. David E. Marx. 

3:43am
La Crosse Tribune. Judge allows Hi-Crush lawsuits to proceed but requires neighbors to document harms. 

Education

2:45pm
UW-Stout. Two ROTC cadets to be commissioned during commencement. 
1:21pm
UW-Madison. South Madison Partnership announces 2020 expansion. 
11:40am
DPI. Through grant program, more students, schools have access to fresh produce in Wisconsin than ever. 
3:34am
ACLU Wisconsin. Statement on Menomonee Falls School Board decision to retire racist mascot. 

2:47pm
Cap Times. UW-Madison academic staff pass resolution opposing UW presidential search committee. 
3:28am
WTMJ. 'We can't allow our students to fall any farther behind:' MKE Teachers' Union pushing for referendum. 
3:26am
Badger Herald. UW starts counting Minnesota residents and transfer students in resident enrollment report. 
3:24am
WEAU. UPDATE: Chancellor, Athletic Director address racist incident on UWEC campus. 
3:20am
Fox 6. Menomonee Falls School Board votes 5-2 to retire the 'Indians' nickname. 

Local

2:41pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Restores funding for Salvation Army homeless shelter services. 
10:44am
Madison Police and Fire Commission. Statement on Chief of Police search. 

3:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Race plays little role in prosecutions carried out by Milwaukee County prosecutors, study finds. 
3:24am
WBAY. Appleton Board of Health to consider conversion therapy ban. 

Congress

4:35pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Leads Climate Crisis Committee hearing on building community resilience in the face of extreme weather from climate change. 
2:44pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on partisan "Voting Rights" bill.
2:39pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Announces Freedom High School student as winner of 2019 Congressional App Challenge. 
1:41pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Applauds bipartisan USMCA deal, calls for swift passage in House. 
1:21pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Midwest food manufacturers applaud USMCA agreement. 
11:32am
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Dairy farmers applaud White House, Dems for agreement on USMCA.
10:33am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on articles of impeachment. 
9:36am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Statement on USMCA progress. 

3:46am
Washington Post. GOP opposition appears to fizzle as plan advances to create Space Force, parental leave for federal workers.
3:25am
AP. Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles vs. Trump.
3:22am
Reuters. U.S., Canadian officials converge on Mexico City to seal final changes to trade deal. 
3:21am
The Hill. Deficit spikes 12 percent in first two months of fiscal year: CBO.
3:21am
Politico. Congress rushes to reach spending deal as deadline looms. 

Monday December 9, 2019

Governor

5:04pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on National Guard report. 
4:12pm
AG Kaul. Statement on National Guard report and reforms. 
4:12pm
Sen. Baldwin. Statement on National Guard Bureau report on Wisconsin National Guard. 
4:08pm
Gov. Evers. Announces sweeping reforms within Wisconsin National Guard. Executive Order #62.

4:10pm
AP. Wisconsin Guard leader resigns in wake of sex assault review. 
4:09pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin National Guard chief resigns after report shows sexual assault investigations violated state and federal law.
3:54am
WKBT. Wisconsin governor lights 'holiday' tree; choir sings carols. 

Legislative

4:39pm
Rep. Ballweg. Announces the 2020 National Chair of the Council of State Governments. 
4:23pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on UWEC decision following racist incident. 
4:14pm
JFC GOP Senators. Ask DOA to protect Veterans Trust Fund. Letter.
1:34pm
Rep. James. Bill signing celebration to honor our veterans.
10:53am
Sen. Carpenter. Welcomes Laura Gutierrez as Executive Director of the United Community Center. 
4:04am
Sen. Schachtner. Column: Preventing rural homelessness. 
4:03am
Rep. Edming. Medford tree farm provides 2019 State Capitol Christmas Tree. 

3:57pm
Cap Times. Records show no opposition to former Wisconsin ag secretary in days ahead of his ousting. 
3:47am
Cap Times. Rep. John Nygren builds on more than five years of work on opioid crisis with new HOPE bills. 
3:44am
Fox 11. Does Wisconsin need stiffer penalties to deter threats of school violence?
3:41am
WJFW. A recent push from Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul might change how testing of rape kits are regulated. 

State Agencies

1:33pm
DHS. Health agency reminds state residents that cold can be deadly. 
1:33pm
WEDC. Governor Evers: Brookings/ITIF proposal would significantly boost funding for Wisconsin tech leaders. 
1:24pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. WMC, ag industry pressure dooms updated farm siting rules.
10:12am
OCI. Insurance Commissioner, DATCP warn Wisconsinites to watch for health insurance scams. 
10:11am
DATCP. Gypsy moth populations continue to decline. 
10:09am
DMA. Make fire safety a priority as you decorate for the holidays. 
8:53am
WEDC. Vice President for International Business Development Katy Sinnott receives Anthony J. Gradisnik Award from WAFLT.
8:52am
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard statement on NGB assessment. 

8:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Targeting nitrate: DNR policy board to consider manure regulations aimed at protecting drinking water. 
3:55am
Cap Times. Wisconsin National Guard advised sexual assault accusers to sign waiver forms, avoid police. 
3:48am
Cap Times. Sweeping investigation into sexual misconduct in Wisconsin National Guard could trigger overhaul. 
3:46am
Daily Reporter. Highway commission won't advance new major projects after 5-year hiatus. 
3:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Farm siting rules likely heading back to drawing board after pushback from GOP, farm groups. 

Economy/Business

2:37pm
ABC Wisconsin. Wisconsin receives high marks for construction business climate. 
3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foxconn's Terry Gou visits Milwaukee after Trump tells him to 'bring more jobs to Wisconsin.'
3:42am
WISN. Manufacturing company to pay college tuition to attract employees. 
3:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin housing starts lag in 2019. 
3:37am
Kenosha News. Job growth in second quarter creates more optimism for state's shaken manufacturing sector. 

Statewide

4:40pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Delegates set policy for 2020.
8:51am
PDPW. Webinar to dive into agricultural markets. 

3:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Aging dams put thousands at risk; structures not designed for current climate patterns. 

Education

4:16pm
Marquette University. Psychology professor honored by Mental Health America. 
1:35pm
Alverno College. Will hold its 160th commencement on December 14. 
10:13am
UW-Platteville. Engineering Partnerships expands opportunities. 
10:12am
UW-Platteville. Board of Regents approve new programs. 
10:09am
UW-Stout. Commencement Dec. 14 to feature 750 graduates. 
10:07am
UW-Madison. New tool predicts three-dimensional organization of human chromosomes. 
4:05am
Edgewood College. Students protest on campus: 'We are here.'

4:24am
Racine Journal Times. Proposed Unified facilities overhaul to cost estimated $650M. 
3:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System awarded grant to improve pathways to degrees for people of color. 
3:52am
Ashland Press Gazette. Professors, lawmakers upset that UW regents won't expand presidential search panel. 
3:50am
Jefferson County Daily Union. Agreement reinvigorates engineering program at UW-Whitewater at Rock County. 
3:49am
Madison.com. 'No silver bullet' to reverse UW-Madison's slide in national research ranking. 
3:42am
U.S. News & World Report. In U.S. schools, resource officers woven into daily life. 

Local

1:36pm
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery Department. Shipping tops 2 million tons for the Port of Green Bay.

8:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Southwest Wisconsin water study finds human waste contaminating private wells. 
3:44am
Wisconsin Pubilc Radio. 'This doesn't add up': Milwaukee's Fire and Police Commission under fire. 

Congress

2:41pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on FOJ IG report. 

9:27am
The Hill. Documents show U.S. leaders misled public on progress in Afghanistan War: report.
3:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ron Kind criticizes Trump administration for delaying China trade deal. 
3:39am
WISN. "UPFRONT' recap: Sensenbrenner wants whistleblower to testify in impeachment proceedings. 

Politics

9:19am
Firehouse Strategies. As impeachment moves ahead Trump surges in battleground states. 
4:06am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Don't overlook Wisconsin's critical Supreme Court election. 

Friday December 6, 2019

Governor

2:44pm
Rep. Anderson. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding disability access at voting locations. 
10:45am
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. 

4:04am
WAOW. In wake of school shootings, Gov. Tony Evers won't push for gun reform. 

Legislative

3:18pm
Speaker Vos. Hosts Assembly Republican "The Right Angle" podcast with Rep. Mark Born. 
3:11pm
Rep. Hebl. Statement on woeful state of Wisconsin's environmental protections. 
2:43pm
Sen. Kapenga. Praises Trump rule enforceing work requirements. 
1:42pm
Sen. Carpenter. Wisconsin Republicans forget the reason for the season. 
10:44am
Sen. Marklein. Column: My first response to my EMS summits. 
9:45am
Rep. Pronschinske. Column: Got real milk?
9:43am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit recommends state agencies improve oversight of residential properties. 
9:42am
LAB. Report 19-26: State-Owned Residential Properties. Briefing Sheet. 
4:12am
Rep. Vining. Launches next Forward Wisconsin project: Fair maps. 

3:09pm
U.S. News & World Report. Audit faults oversight of state-owned residential properties. 
4:08am
WJFW. Wisconsin Assembly bill would lessen the penalty for bail jumping. 
4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: Wisconsin led nation in cuts to environmental protection since 2008.

State Agencies

3:46pm
DATCP. Committee seeking public comment on data privacy and security. 
3:45pm
DOJ. Boscobel man charged with possession of child pornography; Grant County Sheriff's Office joins ICAC Task Force. 
1:51pm
DSPS. Secretary-designee Crim attends Foxconn inspection, tours site. 
1:49pm
DMA. Remainder of Wisconsin Guard infantry battalion now back in state. 
1:48pm
DWD. Wisconsin ranks 1st nationally in quarter over quarter manufacturing job growth. 
1:39pm
DHS. Investigates outbreak of adenovirus infections on college campuses. 
10:43am
DNR. Outdoor report. 
4:13am
DOJ. Another conviction after testing of backlogged sexual assault kits; Minocqua man imprisoned for child sexual assault. 
4:13am
DNR. New stocking plan aims at enhancing Lake Michigan fishing. 

4:05am
Cap Times. Emails show former DOJ leaders coordinated with Wisconsin National Guard to keep feds out of sexual assault investigations. 
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New WEDC CEO says state committed to Foxconn deal. 

Environment/Outdoors

3:53am
WXOW. Low gun deer harvest impacting CWD testing in La Crosse County. 

Statewide

9:44am
Lutheran Office for Public Policy. Statement on COP 25 in Spain.

4:07am
WKBT. Leader Ethics-Wisconsin unveils its 2020 Citizen's Guide. 
3:53am
The Hill. U.S. spent $1 trillion on hospitals in 2018, report finds. 

Courts

3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Chippewa County says bankrupt frac sand mine in violation of state, local laws. 

Education

3:50pm
Wisconsin Technical College System, WAICU, UW System. Wisconsin's higher education partners hold statewide Equity in the Classroom Conference. 
1:57pm
UW-Whitewater. Each year, contributes more than a half-billion dollars to the regional economy. 
1:40pm
UW System. Expands opportunities for adult learners. 
9:46am
UW-Stout. Honors College, celebrating 25th year, receives national award. 

3:06pm
Wisconsin State Journal. UW Board of Regents approves 2% raises for all UW chancellors. 
4:07am
The Guardian. Two school shootings a day apart: Wisconsin reckons with impact of armed guards. 
4:02am
WCLO. Economic study shows $515 million impact of UW-Whitewater. 
4:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Madison asks regents to change policy requiring minimum in-state enrollment. 
3:55am
WEAU. Regents approve $49 million UW-La Crosse field house project. 
3:54am
WQOW. CVTC Board takes step toward referendum. 

Local

11:08am
Racine Mayor Mason. City announces "Food for Forgiveness" partnership with Malicki's Piggly Wiggly and the Racine County Food Bank.

4:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New Berlin officials rejects a key component of Waukesha's Lake Michigan water plan. Now Waukesha plans to sue. 
3:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Few communities ask voters to raise taxes. Those that do are trying to maintain what they have. 
3:55am
WKOW. WI communities issue warnings before IL marijuana laws change. 

Congress

3:44pm
Politico. GOP senators dig deeper into Ukraine election meddling theory. 
4:09am
The Hill. Progressive leader warns members could vote no on drug price bill as it stands. 
4:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Ron Johnson says Ukraine whistleblower's name should be public, and he will be 'celebrated,' like Christine Blasey Ford. 
3:59am
Beloit Daily News. Members divided in House of Representatives. 
3:56am
WAOW. New SNAP rule could impact thousands of Wisconsinites. 

Politics

2:27pm
RPW. ICYMI: Jill Karofsky aligned with her partisan allies by calling for gun control. 
1:56pm
Zimdars for 14th Senate. Announces bid.
10:47am
Church for 7th Congress. ICYMI: Received important national and local endorsements. 

Thursday December 5, 2019

Governor

1:01pm
Cap Times. Gov. Evers to release findings of investigation into National Guard's handling of sexual assault. 
3:54am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Gov. Tony Evers calls for more funding for mental health, officers in schools after spate of violence. 
3:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Governor: Wisconsin must 'step up' after school shootings. 

Legislative

2:23pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Release water quality protection checklist. 
12:38pm
Rep. Neubauer. Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Forward on Climate.
12:34pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Homeless Wisconsinites left out in the cold by GOP.
12:31pm
Sens. LeMahieu, Bernier. Letter to Wisconsin Elections Commission regarding 2015 Act 261.
11:57am
Sen. Nass. Democrats attempt to impeach the president.

4:00am
WISC. Tens of thousands of state employees wait for committee to approve raises, no meeting scheduled. 

State Agencies

2:22pm
DNR. Hunter and Angler R3 Grants deadline January 3.
11:25am
DOR. Fraud and identity theft protection efforts pay off. 
10:54am
DNR. Field Notes shares 2019 succes stories for Wisconsin rare species and natural areas. 

3:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State tourism council chooses new leader after dispute over how it selects officers. Cap Times. 
3:50am
Cap Times. Wisconsin National Guard's response to sexual-assault allegations 'an absolute train wreck,' federal investigator says. 

Economy/Business

12:35pm
WEC Energy Group. Announces plan to increase dividend by 7 percent. 

2:06pm
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin exports down 2.3% in October. 
3:44am
WSAW. USDA: Corn harvest second slowest on record. 

Statewide

11:21am
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin. Announces $1.59 million in awards to advance community health efforts across Wisconsin.

3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Study: Despite legal obstacles, teens find access to firearms. 
3:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin doctors could reduce health care costs while improving quality of care, study says. 
3:49am
The Hill. States slashed 4,400 environmental agency jobs in past decade: study. 
3:44am
WISC. Meth use increasing in Madison; use quadruples in state in last decade. 

Courts

3:48am
Center Square. Judge could rule at Dec. 14 hearing if Wisconsin Elections Commission should follow state law. 

Education

3:43pm
Marquette University. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service to host reporter from Report for America. 
3:40pm
UW-Madison. Delirium linked to brain injury after severe surgery. 
2:10pm
UW System. Highlights UW-Whitewater's new Economic Impact Report in latest stop on the All In Wisconsin tour. 
12:28pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Announces 2019 Partners in Equity - Racial Equity and Social Justice Grant recipients. 
12:26pm
Marquette University. Dental professor receives WDA Award of Honor. 
11:23am
Alverno College. Bestowing of the Kente will celebrate 25 years. 
11:22am
Madison Teachers Inc. Hosting 'Solidarity for Social Justice' series. 
9:45am
Mount Mary University. Intergenerational housing planned for Mount Mary campus. 
9:25am
UW-Milwaukee. More than 1,200 to receive degrees at graduation Dec. 15. 

3:59am
Madison.com. UW-Madison seeks new target in how many in-state freshman it must enroll.
3:55am
WKOW. Drop in birth rates causing UW to push for more adult students through online classes. 

Local

3:41pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Fire and Police Commission dysfunction demands a thorough investigation. 

3:56am
WISC. Board approves Beltline shoulder use. 
3:48am
WJFW. Rhinelander room tax topic of debate as city requests 45 percent of revenue, law allows for 30 percent. 

Congress

3:11pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Sullivan. Introduce bipartisan legislation to prevent overmedication among veterans. 
1:12pm
Wisconsin Brewers Guild. Wisconsin's small and independent craft brewers face tax increase if rate expires on Dec. 31. 
9:25am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Rounds, Tester, Capito, Roberts. Introduce reform to provide affordable housing for volunteer firefighters and first responders. 
4:03am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. On President Trump's SNAP improvements. 
4:01am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Co-introduces solution to help working families. 

12:57pm
Reuters. U.S. military could add troops to Middle East, but struggles to explain plans. 
4:08am
The Hill. Trump mulls sending additional 14,000 troops to Middle East: report.
3:45am
WJFW. Baldwin introduces legislation to make housing more affordable for volunteer first responders. 

Politics

11:24am
ABC of Wisconsin. Endorses Tiffany for Congress. 

Wednesday December 4, 2019


11:22am

Governor

12:09pm
WSAU. Evers requests date for State of the State speech. 
9:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers reverses course and releases a day of emails requested under the open records law. 
3:50am
WISC. Gov. Evers has personal ties to school shooting site in Oshkosh.

Legislative

4:25pm
Speaker Vos. Response to governor's call for increased mental health funding. 
2:35pm
Rep. Kerkman. Tax accountability dashboard bill progresses. 
1:25pm
Sen. Cowles. Redevelopment in Green Bay area get a boost from the state. 
12:48pm
Rep. Dittrich. Wisconsin incidents highlight value of school resource officers. 
12:07pm
Rep. Subeck. Re-elected to Board of National Foundation for Women Legislators. 
11:40am
Sen. Shilling. Co-authors bill to boost Wisconsin businesses.
11:37am
Rep. Vining. Wants Wisconsin to go big for small business.  LRB-2980
11:23am
Rep. Taylor. Democrats and advocates introduce "Forward on Climate" bills for sustainability and equity. 
11:13am
Sen. Smith. Column: The Ho-Chunk code talkers: Honoring Native American history. 
9:02am
Rep. Neubauer. Releases "Forward on Climate" bill package. 

4:03am
U.S. News & World Report. Republican says rape kit testing bill will pass Legislature. 
4:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Kaul pushes for hearing on sexual assault kit bill. 
4:00am
WKOW. "It happens every day," Proposal aims to reduce workplace violence at hospitals. 

State Agencies

1:22pm
DNR. Natural Resource Board to meet Dec. 10-11 in Madison. 
11:40am
DOJ. UPDATE: Oshkosh West High School officer involved shooting. 

3:55am
WXOW. Menstrual products now available in state buildings. Wisconsin State Journal. 
3:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State crime lab trends change with new marijuana laws. 

Economy/Business

2:36pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Banking hemp: Federal regulators issue first guidance. 
9:41am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Reflects on year-round commitment to giving back. 

11:58am
Bloomberg. Trump's $28 billion trade war bailout is overpaying farmers. 

Statewide

12:06pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Sets date for Farm and Rural Lobby Day.
8:35am
LeaderEthics Wisconsin. Announcement of a news conference. 

Education

4:25am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on shooting at Oshkosh West High School.
4:19am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Wisconsin high school incidents. 
4:17am
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Statement on shooting incident at Oshkosh West High School.

4:01am
NBC 15. Lt. Gov. Barnes calls out GOP leaders after armed student shot in Oshkosh.
3:57am
Center Square. Wisconsin leaders stay, mostly, away from politics in reacting to shooting at Waukesha school.
3:55am
WISN. State AG: Schools need better preparation, more training for shooting situations. 
3:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. What is going on? Fears of school shootings hit eight Wisconsin high schools in three days. 
3:53am
Washington Post. Student stabs school resource officer at a Wisconsin high school, leading to an officer-involved shooting. 

Local

4:21pm
Milwaukee County Sups. Taylor, Shea. Urge all area warming centers to open at 32 degrees. 
2:29pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on honoring former Mayor Joel Skornicka by flying flags at half-staff. 
12:05pm
Racine Mayor Mason. New hotel coming to downtown Racine at Zahn's site. 
11:14am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Names Matt Wachter Director of Planning and Community and Economic Development. 

9:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. More testing confirms southwestern Wisconsin wells contaminated with fecal matter. 

Congress

9:53am
The Hill. Push to investigate Bidens sets up potential for Senate turf war. 
4:16am
AP. DHS may require U.S. citizens to be photographed at airports.
3:56am
Spectrum News. Sen. Baldwin calls out Trump administration for flip flopping on e-cigarette crackdown. 
3:51am
The Hill. Trump administration to introduce plan cutting food stamps for 750,000 people. 

Politics

4:36pm
Andraca for 23rd Assembly. Enters race for 23rd Assembly District, challenges Republican Jim Ott.
1:24pm
Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Announces major labor endorsement in Supreme Court race. 

4:05am
WAOW. Church, Dale, Sen. Tiffany, Zunker approved for 7th Dist. election ballot. 
4:04am
Madison.com. Scott Walker touts Rebecca Kleefisch for governor, won't rule out political comeback. 

Tuesday December 3, 2019

Governor

3:26pm
Gov. Evers. Statement on shooting at Oshkosh West High School.

Legislative

3:58pm
Rep. Oldenburg. Releases legislation aimed to promote natural flood management. 
2:19pm
Rep. Sargent. Wisconsin installs menstrual product dispensers in state buildings - a significant step towards equality. 
1:15pm
Sen. Schachtner. Responds to over 10,000 constituent contacts. 
10:39am
Rep. Shankland. Rebuke to Regent President's refusal to include faculty, staff, and students on Presidential Search Committee. 
10:30am
AG Kaul. Urges Assembly Health Committee to hold public hearing on legislation to prevent further backlog of untested sexual asault kits. 
3:50am
Rep. Allen. Statement on Waukesha South High School incident. 
3:50am
Rep. Kurtz. Column: Need for F-35 flies above the rhetoric. 

3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Proposed bill would expand baby changing tables in men's restrooms. 
3:24am
CBS 58. Elected officials react to Waukesha school shooting. 
3:22am
WISN. Calls for change after gun incidents at Waukesha high schools. Fox 6.

State Agencies

3:25pm
DNR. Weekly news. 
12:28pm
DNR. Wisconsin concludes 168th nine-day gun deer season.
11:12am
OCI. Administrative Actions November 2019. 
10:29am
Women's Council Wisconsin. New report finds female circuit court judge among the fastest growing elected offices for women. 
10:26am
WEDC. Door County boutique hotel breaks ground.
4:06am
DOJ. Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexual assault after backlogged kit tested.

4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Winnebago Mental Health Institute, the state's psychiatric hospital, is short more than 100 staff as it seeks another new director. 
3:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State offers more money to reduce diesel emissions. 
3:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin elections panel seeks clarity on deactivation. 

Economy/Business

9:26am
CNBC. Dow drops 400 points, biggest fall in 2 months, after Trump says he could wait on China deal.
3:54am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Region's manufacturing sector has declined in 6 of last 7 months. 
3:37am
NBC 15. Regal Beloit closing Clinton operations, laying off dozens. 
3:34am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Policy Forum report: Madison tech job sector 'booming.'
3:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: A decade after Great Recession, Wisconsin's job market on the rise. 

Environment/Outdoors

4:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW-Eau Claire researchers find microplastics in Boundary Waters Wilderness Area. 
3:17am
WSAW. DNR: Wisconsin hunters harvest nearly 27% fewer deer in 2019. 

Courts

11:55am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Stephan I. Roberson.

Education

2:00pm
UW-Platteville. To celebrate 203rd commencement. 
1:59pm
UW-Platteville. An eye-opening experience: undergraduate research. 
1:14pm
UW-Stout. Students create product photos, videos for Mall of America cheese shop. 
11:16am
Sen. Feyen. Statement on officer-involved shooting at Oshkosh West High School.
11:13am
Rep. Vining. Responds to recent violence and threats at high schools.
10:31am
UW-Stout. Menomonie Hmong New Year celebration Saturday. 

11:14am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Oshkosh West High School locked down after officer-involved shooting with student. 
10:03am
Fox 11. Officer-involved shooting at Oshkosh West High School.
3:33am
La Crosse Tribune. UW Regents won't expand presidential search panel despite pleas from all 13 campuses. 

Local

2:20pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Come join our team! We're hiring Deputy Sheriff's.
12:35pm
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. Residents urged to get flu shots before peak influenza season. 
10:34am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Jeffrey Clay Erlanger Award in Public Discourse winner is Patty Prime. 

11:24am
U.S. News & World Report.  Tests show more SW Wisconsin wells contaminated. 
4:02am
Reedsburg Times-Press. Reedsburg proposes lowering sex offender residency ordinance by 250 feet. 
3:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Plan to add part-time lane to Beltline draws concerns from Madison transportation board. 
3:37am
WEAU. Dunn Co. well found to have high levels of uranium. 

Congress

3:29am
Politico. Trump conquers Republicans on trade. 
3:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Congressman Mark Pocan says U.S. House must impeach Trump, regardless of political fallout. Wisconsin State Journal.

Politics

4:11am
RPW. ICYMI: Social justice warrior Jill Karofsky gave the lightest sentence possible to a brutal murderer. 

3:23am
Wausau Daily Herald. Two Democrats, two Republicans file for candidacy in Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District to replace Duffy.

Monday December 2, 2019

Governor

2:45pm
Gov. Evers. Statement on shooting at Waukesha South High School.

3:07am
WISC. State website to help Wisconsin residents with 2020 Census.

Legislative

4:13pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Bill to increase health care access signed into law. 
1:47pm
Badgers United. (Podcast) Sen. Andre Jacque.
10:27am
Rep. Felzkowski. Announces December in-district office hours. 
3:18am
Rep. Ohnstad. And area legislators push for public notice on violent offender release.  LRB-4870.

9:01am
Kenosha News. Elections Commission may seek guidance from Legislature on voter eligibility policy. 
3:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. (Audio) Jacque discusses vaping, worker benefits, crime bills.
3:14am
WBAY. Assembly records lawsuit cost taxpayers $26,500 in legal bills.
3:04am
WKBT. Telehealth medical technology continues to be used more in area hospitals. 
3:00am
Kenosha News. Bill seek to curb Wisconsin's opioid epidemic. 

State Agencies

2:44pm
DNR. Nominations sought for angling and hunting representatives on Sporting Heritage Council by Jan. 1.
1:51pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Boscobel-area Badger 5 jackpot claimed. 
8:29am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter - December 2019.
3:16am
DMA. First half of 'Guardian Angel' battalion returns to Wisconsin.

3:11am
WKBT. First half of 'Guardian Angels' battalion returns to Wisconsin.

Economy/Business

12:02pm
Foxconn. Announces $31M in additional construction awards. 
10:28am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest open for 2020 entries through Jan. 31, 2020.
8:49am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Focus: Wisconsin' shifting job market. 

Environment/Outdoors

3:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin residents call for delisting wolves as endangered. 
3:10am
WDIO. Minnesota DNR worries Chronic Wasting Disease spreading from Wisconsin.

Statewide

4:11pm
Midwest Food Products Association. Midwest food manufacturers assemble in Wisconsin Dells.
10:55am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Aging population, shrinking workforce and increased regulations. Report. 
8:58am
North Shore Healthcare. Completes acquisition of 22 Atrium Health & Senior Living - Midwest facilities. 

3:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin seeing fewer traffic deaths in 2019.
3:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mwangi Vasser got a pardon from Gov. Tony Evers. But Georgia won't accept it. 

Education

4:51pm
Rep. Sargent. Too close to home - Wisconsin stands with Waukesha.
4:50pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on shooting at Waukesha South High School.
4:11pm
AG Kaul. Statement on shooting at Waukesha South High School.
3:09pm
UW-Stout. LinkedIn project gives students experience on a major stage. 
2:52pm
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Releases statement on shooting incident at Waukesha South High School.
2:51pm
Marquette University. Dr. Kimo Ah Yun named permanent provost. 
2:18pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on Waukesha South High School.
1:48pm
UW-Milwaukee. Author to discuss nation's drinking water problems.
11:38am
Carthage College. Director of Athletics Michelle Manning accepts position at Bucknell University. 
11:36am
Marquette University. To host half-day conference on Early Childhood Disadvantage. 

2:18pm
USA Today. Wisconsin school officer shoots student who pulled gun, refused to drop it, officials say.

Local

3:23pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Town incorporation loophole will lead to years of wasteful government. 
1:55pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. City of Madison begins climate resilience planning with support from University of Wisconsin.
11:35am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Commends Waukesha County Sheriff for lifting religious text restrictions in local jail. 

3:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Eau Claire leaders hope everyone in city eventually drives electric cars. 
3:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 5G cellular network could be in Milwaukee for Democratic National Convention.
3:02am
CBS 58. Mayor Barrett plans to give millions from federal grant to help tackle Milwaukee's lead problem. 

Congress

4:09pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces support for legislation to stop veterans from being punished for VA miscalculations. 

Politics

3:21pm
Tiffany for 7th Congress. Secures spot on ballot for 7th District special election.

8:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As Republicans look ahead to 2020, Chris Kapenga acknowledges considering run for governor. 
3:09am
USA Today. 'You can't take any of them for granted': The voters who will sway 2020's swing states. 
3:03am
ABC News. Trump impeachment drive has similarities to Wisconsin recall.

 

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