The Wheeler Report - Covering the Wisconsin Legislature since 1972

Tuesday July 22, 2014 - Updated 4:47pm

Governor

12:16pm
Gov. Walker. Joins nation's governors in calling on President Obama to address unaccompanied minors journeying across the United States border. Letter to President Obama.

12:11pm
La Crosse Tribune. Walker touts tourism, promotes plan for $3.5M rest stop overhaul.
5:02am
Wausau Daily Herald. Editorial: Gov. Walker wrong on Common Core 'repeal'.

Legislative

4:19pm
Rep. Stroebel. Comments on U.S. Court of Appeals decision against Obamacare subsidies.
4:10pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Paying more for BadgerCare - and getting less.
2:33pm
Rep. Hintz. Named 2014 Conservation Champion.
2:01pm
Rep. Hintz. Receives 2014 Building Wisconsin award.
1:37pm
Sen. Hansen. Lt. Governor's visit underscores Walker's failures on jobs and higher education.
11:17am
Associated Builders and Contractors. Recognizes legislators with 2014 "Building Wisconsin" award.
10:13am
Sen. Harris. Attends first meeting of adoption committee.

State Agencies

4:20pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Prospects improve for the future of Wisconsin's renewable energy rebates.
4:08pm
DOJ. Former Lake Geneva Street Department employees charged with theft and misconduct appear in court.
2:02pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. Announces $1.9 million grant to train over 300 workers at Nicolet Area Technical College.
1:34pm
DNR. Weekly news.
12:39pm
DWD. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch announces $1.5 million grant to train almost 200 workers at Western Technical College.
10:45am
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Call on DNR to deny frac sand greenwashing; urges DNR to reject Smart Sand Green Tier application.
10:41am
One Wisconsin Now. Kleefisch tech college tour ignores Walker failures on student loan debt.
10:36am
DWD. Lt. Governor Kleefisch: Wisconsin Fast Forward helps Madison College address skills gap with customized, demand-driven training programs.
10:34am
DNR. (Updated) Hearings and meetings, July 20-26.
9:45am
RPW. Files complaint against Trek Bicycle for using corporate dollars in defense of Burke campaign.
5:29am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Reports voyageur canoe trips popular again in 2014.
5:26am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Approves variances.
5:18am
DOT. The spolight shines on Wisconsin's aviation industry next week.

12:08pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin GOP files complaint over Trek ad.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. Board rejects proposal to let election observers use cameras.
5:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin makes exception for enforcement of contraceptive mandate.

Economy/Business

10:27am
CSPnet. U.S. Oil's loyal following.

Statewide

4:47pm
Health Watch Wisconsin. ACA subsidy debate: New WatchDog episode.
3:42pm
Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Statewide Concrete Design Award call for entries.
11:27am
Community Advocates Public Policy Institute. Launches 'Just Like You' campaign asking parents not to smoke marijuana in front of their kids.
9:17am
American Lung Association. Report says Affordable Care Act offers Wisconsin opportunities to save lives, money by helping smokers quit.
9:00am
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. 25th edition of KIDS COUNT Data Book shows how well-being of Wisconsin children has changed.
7:19am
Arts Wisconsin. Welcomes two new board members.

5:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Research finds no improvement in mercury levels in nothern Wisconsin lakes.
5:15am
La Crosse Tribune. State milk production in June shows slight increase.

Courts

12:40pm
Stroebel for Congress. Praises U.S. Court of Appeals Halbig v. Burwell ruling.
11:16am
Leibham for Congress. Federal court rules against ObamaCare subsidies.
10:41am
Grothman for Congress. Statement on court of appeals ruling on Obamacare.
8:45am
District III Court of Appeals. Ask Park, LLC. v. Alexander & Bishop, Ltd.
8:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Hailey Marie-Joe Force v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company.
7:57am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Muhammad Sarfraz.
7:56am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Scott Partenfelder v. Steve Rohde.
7:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Asma Masri v. LIRC.
7:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Russell Adams v. Northland Equipment Company, Inc.

2:58pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Obama administration says health subsidies will continue after rulings.
12:42pm
Bloomberg. U.S. courts split on Obamacare aid for U.S. exchanges.
12:11pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Court: Whistleblower law doesn't protect interns.
9:32am
CNBC. Fed appeals court panel says most Obamacare subsidies illegal.
5:13am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Train case could affect Wisconsin rail traffic.
5:04am
Stevens Point Journal. Federal judge dismisses Johnson's Obamacare lawsuit.

Education

10:43am
UW-Madison. Chancellor Blank joins Council on Competitiveness.
10:42am
UW-Madison. Eight honored by UW-Madison as Outstanding Women of Color.

Local

5:47am
WJFW. "Our people are hurting": Challenges on Menominee Reservation explain tribe's push for Kenosha casino.
5:21am
Hearts for Healing. Little girl attacked in Slender Man case receives anonymous military Purple Heart.

Congress

4:44pm
U.S. Rep. Petri. Attends bill signing ceremony at White House.
2:51pm
Grothman for Congress. Duey Stroebel attacks ads miss the mark.
1:35pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Sends follow-up letter to HHS secretary on the surge of UACs and its impact on Wisconsin.

Politics

4:11pm
Melchert for State Treasurer. Endorsed by three Waukesha County Supervisors.
1:06pm
Wanggaard for State Senate. Strong fundraising advantage for Wanggaard heading into August 12th primary.
12:10pm
Walker for Governor. Releases new TV ad: "Not So Much."
12:06pm
Steitz for Senate. Steitz vs Wanggaard: Grassroots v. Establishment.
12:01pm
Wisconsin Jobs Now. Endorses Dimitrijevic for State Assembly District 19.
11:24am
Wisconsin Jobs Now. Endorses David Bowen for State Assembly District 10.
10:39am
Stroebel for Congress. Endorsed by Cedarburg School Board members.
10:38am
Leibham for Congress. Stroebel distorts Governor Walker's historic turnaround.
9:01am
DPW. Will the Walker Administration continue to defend companies who use Wisconsin tax dollars to ship jobs overseas?
5:28am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker's cross country cash grab rolls on.

2:53pm
Chippewa Herald. Scott Walker's campaign-funded legal fees top $1 million since 2012.
12:12pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker raised more out-of-state funds than Burke.
5:39am
WEAU. Kleefisch leads Democrats in fundraising.
5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker, Mary Burke clash over Trek Bicycle jobs, taxes.
5:03am
Marshfield News Herald. Candidate for state's top cop says heroin No. 1 issue.
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker spent $320,000 from campaign on Doe defense attorneys.