Friday May 28, 2021 - Updated 4:20pm

Governor

12:07pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff for Memorial Day.
11:34am
Protect Our Care. Senators Baldwin and Casey Joined Governors Evers and Wolf to Highlight Vital Role of Medicaid Expansion in Lowering Costs and Increasing Access to Care 
10:01am
Gov. Evers. Congratulates Class of 2021 graduates. 
6:06am
Gov. Evers. Delivers radio address encouraging Wisconsin small businesses to apply for the Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grant Program. 

Budget

3:56pm
Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance. Joint Finance Committee fails to adequately invest in K-12 education.
3:30pm
Survival Coalition. Disappointed in Joint Finance Committee vote; lack of support for students with disabilities. 
2:52pm
DPI Supt.-elect Underly. Statement on Joint Finance Committe jeopardizing federal COVID relief. 
12:55pm
Wisconsin Technical College System President Foy. Statement on Joint Finance action on 2021-23 biennial budget
12:09pm
Reps. Loudenbeck, August. Republicans invest in K-12 education.
12:06pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Budget bulletin: What's happening with school funding. 
11:19am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Education Dept. confirms WI GOP throwing away $1.5 billion in federal aid for education. 
10:43am
Rep. Swearingen. Lakeland STAR Academy passes in the Joint Committee on Finance. 
10:40am
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Foundation. Letter to Joint Finance members regarding K-12 education.
10:02am
Sen. Marklein. Budget bulletin: K-12, higher education.
9:55am
School Administrators Alliance. Statement on JFC K-12 budget action. 
6:15am
Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance. Joint Finance Committee fails to invest in students at a critical time.
6:12am
Sen. Felzkowski. Votes to support rural schools. 
6:11am
Rep. Jessie Rodriguez. Responds to School District of South Milwaukee. 
6:10am
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Budget Committee’s K-12 Proposal May Jeopardize Federal Funding
6:05am
UW System. Statements on state budget proposal.

2:25pm
Wisconsin State Journal. U.S. Department of Education warns GOP budget puts $1.5 billion in federal education funds at risk
4:39am
Cap Times. Republican lawmakers seek to end UW tuition freeze
4:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP budget increases K-12 spending less than 10% of Tony Evers' proposal
4:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans vote to lift 8-year tuition freeze at UW campuses
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans provide $128 million in new funding for schools, less than a tenth of what Gov. Tony Evers wanted
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Vote to End 8-Year UW Tuition Freeze
4:16am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Public Schools to Get Fraction of What Evers Wants
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Education Budget Would Spend $1.4B Less Than Evers On Schools

Legislative

1:23pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Votes against taxpayer funds for Republican conspiracy theories. 
1:15pm
Rep. Baldeh. State Building Commission greenlights major new projects on Madison's Northside.
12:08pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Votes no to Republican private investigators. 
6:14am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit shows decline in net position of the unemployment reserve fund. 

11:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The election investigator hired by Vos wrote a police report that spawned partisan fight over voting rules in 2008
4:40am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin Republicans aim to use investigation of 2020 election to fuel voting law changes
4:34am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abortion fight returns to Wisconsin with litigation, new legislation and the backdrop of a key Supreme Court ruling
4:25am
CBS 58. Milwaukee activists blast proposed police reform legislation
4:16am
U.S. News & World Report. Black Activists, Dems Blast Wisconsin Police Reform Bills
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Assembly Lawmakers Consider Study Of No-Knock Warrants In Wisconsin
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans On Budget Committee Eliminate UW Tuition Freeze

State Agencies

3:43pm
DNR. Dam Safety Awareness Day Spotlights Critical Infrastructure And Recreation Safety
3:29pm
DNR. Seeking Public Input On Great Lakes Beach Listings
2:29pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Wisconsin National Guardsmen help administer nearly 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines
11:17am
DNR. Protect Wisconsin’s Forests And Trees By Not Moving Firewood
9:12am
DFI. Wisconsin's banks report strong first quarter financial performance. 
9:11am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The Village of Rothschild Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

4:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. New museums, state offices create opportunity to reimagine Downtown
4:24am
WKOW. Wisconsin to distribute FoodShare benefits for children not in school
4:22am
WISC. Smaller government office spaces, better use of tax dollars part of State’s Vision 2030 plan
4:19am
WEAU. DMV considers making road test waiver permanent
4:19am
WKBT. DNR to host public hearing on PFAS water contamination standards

Economy/Business

10:42am
New North. Region receives $500K EDA CARES grant for broadband gap analysis. 

2:27pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn Project Manager Paid Nearly $1M By Village Of Mount Pleasant
11:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. Epic Systems requiring workers to return to office July 19, resuming in-person customer meeting
4:37am
Janesville Gazette. Hufcor to shutter its Janesville manufacturing plant
4:25am
WISN. Majority of Milwaukee County swimming pools will be closed this summer
4:21am
WFRV. Green Bay faces significant staffing shortage when it comes to lifeguards for city pools
4:15am
WXPR. AirPro, Other Local Manufacturers Plan to Expand. They Just Need Workers.

Coronavirus

4:26am
WTMJ. COVID-19 vaccine demand at its lowest point in Wisconsin since January
4:22am
NBC 26. DHS official: 1 in 3 Americans have had COVID
4:21am
Fox 11. Wisconsin COVID-19 reports to focus on rolling averages
4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. COVID-19 Deaths Surpass 7,000 in Wisconsin
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Chief Medical Officer: Guidelines Haven't Changed For Those Not Fully Vaccinated

Statewide

9:56am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. A closer look at English learners in Wisconsin. 

Courts

6:13am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Federal Appeals Court Bars Biden Administration From Using Race to Prioritize COVID Restaurant Relief

Education

11:13am
UW System. More than 1,000 nursing and pharmacy students receive tuition credit for providing vaccinations during pandemic. 
10:01am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Four Wisconsin Students Awarded $2,000 Wisconsin Bankers Foundation Scholarship
9:57am
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Designated as a Center of Excellence for Maritime Workforce Training. 
9:11am
UW-Eau Claire. Continuing Education announces June program offerings

4:24am
NBC 15. WIAA makes changes to COVID-19 close contact quarantine guidelines
4:23am
WKOW. UW-Madison announces masks not required for fully vaccinated people on campus
4:23am
WISC. UW-Madison to rescind mask guidance for fully vaccinated people starting June 2

Local

4:20pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Names James Burnett as Director of Public Affairs and Community Engagement. 
2:53pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Heavy traffic predicted during Memorial Day weekend. 
2:30pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Clean water advocates, Rep. Ron Kind meet in PFAS hotspot to discuss clean drinking water solutions. 
12:57pm
Milwaukee City Attorney Spencer. Statement on Dragonwood Conservancy, Inc.
12:09pm
Racine Public Health. City buildings re-opening to the public June 2nd.

4:26am
WXOW. In the fight against PFAS contaminated drinking water, French Island leaders still looking for help
4:20am
WEAU. Rep. Kind meets with La Crosse-area leaders to discuss PFAS contamination
4:18am
WKBT. Number of French Island wells contaminated with PFAS continues to grow
4:14am
Fox 6. Milwaukee County Zoo mask policy changes June 1

Congress

1:21pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. No Excuse for Sen. Johnson Voting Against Bipartisan Jan. 6th Commission
9:10am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Raises Questions About Dr. Fauci’s Inconsistent Statements on COVID-19’s Origins

4:31am
The Hill. Ron Johnson holds up Senate's holiday weekend exit
4:18am
AP. Ex-Speaker Ryan to GOP: Reject Trump, ‘2nd-rate imitations’

Thursday May 27, 2021

Governor

1:25pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Maj. Gen. James G. Blaney. 
4:30am
Gov. Evers. Building Commission approves nearly $87 million in projects in Wisconsin. 

Budget

3:25pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Republicans Need to Go Back to School on Education Funding
11:59am
Various Wisconsin Employers. Letter to Joint Finance members supporting creation of Child Care Strong.
10:44am
School District of South Milwaukee. Joint Finance Committee recommends defunding public schools. 
10:21am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Marklein, Born. Republicans make significant investments in K-12 education.
4:25am
DPI Supt.-elect Underly. Letter to Joint Finance co-chairs regarding school funding.

Legislative

3:24pm
Rep. Dittrich. Public hearing in Madison brings out support of women. 
1:21pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsin Legislature fails on police overhaul. 
9:43am
Sen. Bewley. Appoints Shauntay Nelson to Wisconsi Ethics Commission. 
9:23am
LAB. Report 21-9: Unemployment Reserve Fund. 
8:59am
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Get cheesey in June.
4:26am
Sen. Agard. Let kids play.

4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Top Wisconsin Republican Robin Vos hires former cops to investigate November election
4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos hires retired police officers to investigate presidential election
4:21am
WISC. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos hires retired police to investigate election
4:19am
Cap Times. Wisconsin senators hear testimony on two abortion-related measures
4:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Legislature hears testimony on bills that would ban transgender girls from girls sports
4:16am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsin Republicans advance ban on transgender athletes in girls' and women's sports
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'We Just Want To Belong': Transgender Advocates, Opponents Clash Over School Sports Proposals
4:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans, UW Clash Over Abortion Ban Proposal
4:10am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Republicans advance ban on transgender athletes in girls' and women's sports

State Agencies

3:26pm
DATCP. Julia Nunes Begins Second Term as Alice in Dairyland
3:04pm
DNR. Offering Funding To Organizations Promoting Safe ATV/UTV Operation
2:54pm
Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired. Craig Thompson receives excellence award.
1:21pm
DNR. Wardens To Share Military Ridge State Trail And Other Trails Memorial Day Weekend
12:49pm
DOJ. Vilas County Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges
11:09am
DNR. Submits Central Sands Lakes Study Findings And Recommendations To State Legislature
9:01am
DNR. Seeking Public Input On Flood Insurance Rate Maps In Florence County
4:23am
DOT. Secretary-designee Craig Thompson receives Policy Excellence Award

4:18am
Chippewa Herald. DNR policy board approves first steps to more PFAS regulation; chair presides as Evers appointee awaits confirmation
4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin conservatives file new election challenges but aren't trying to overturn results
4:13am
WXPR. Wisconsin DNR Rule Change Would Extend Walleye Catch and Release Limit on Minocqua Chain
4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Natural Resources Board Approves Hearing For Proposed Revisions To Wolf Harvest Regulations

Economy/Business

10:42am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. FDIC Quarterly Numbers Show Rebound in Economy
9:42am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Discounted registration for military vets, students available for June 3 Entrepreneur's Conference.

4:15am
CBS 58. Seasonal labor shortage impacting communities across Southeast Wisconsin
4:15am
WISN. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino lifting COVID-19 restrictions but needs workers
4:13am
Fox 6. Potawatomi lifts several COVID protocols beginning June 1
4:13am
Spectrum News. Fiserv Forum lifts capacity restrictions for Bucks playoff games starting June 1

Coronavirus

12:38pm
DHS. Updates COVID-19 Summary Data Page

4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Alders Raise Concerns About Lifting Mask Requirement June 1

Statewide

1:23pm
Alliant Energy. Local food pantries received over 73,500 meals thanks to Alliant Energy's customers.
11:23am
Customers First! Coalition. New podcast episode: Hot take: Community solar. 

4:20am
Madison.com. Dodge County sheriff thinks Marsy’s Law still needs clarification
4:11am
Stevens Point Journal. Health advocates say it's an opportune time to be fighting the stark racial disparity in Wisconsin's birth outcomes

Education

3:26pm
Marquette University. Marquette’s high-performance computing cluster to officially open June 2
3:19pm
UW-Platteville. Designated as official OSHA training center
2:34pm
UW-Eau Claire. College of Business students make a difference for L.E. Phillips Career Development Center
1:32pm
UW-Eau Claire, UW-Barron County-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout.  Relax requirements for vaccinated individuals
9:40am
Wisconsin Medicine. Livestream: Tackling antibiotic resistance. 
9:00am
UW-Stout. Sun power: More solar panels added to Price Commons
4:23am
Marquette University. Marquette and Penn State sports law experts to discuss the future of college sports in “On the Issues” May 27

4:16am
WTMJ. WIAA passes spectator ejection penalty for unruly fans at games

Local

11:03am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Announces city facilities to reopen on June 21st. 
10:47am
City of Madison. And MMSD Partner to Provide Free Summer Bus Passes to All Middle and High School Students for the First Time

Congress

3:33pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Meeting with Family and Colleagues of Officer Brian Sicknick
2:04pm
ABC of Wisconsin. Supports bill to get Wisconsinites back to work. 
2:03pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Introduces Bill to Help Wisconsinites Get Back to Work

Wednesday May 26, 2021

Governor

9:46am
DPI. Letter requesting veto of AB-196/SB-232

Budget

12:50pm
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Letter to Joint Finance co-chairs regarding education budget.
12:20pm
Survival Coalition. Supports increasing state investment in special education funding. 
12:18pm
DPI Supt-elect Underly. Statement on education funding. 
11:20am
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Education advocates to hold virtual rally, urge JFC members to close the gaps for public schools: "Stop playing politics, support students with disabilities,"
11:16am
The Arc Wisconsin. Supports essential increase in funding for students with disabilities. 
8:56am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Calls for special education budget investment. 
8:53am
Wisconsin BPDD. Statement regarding special education funding.
8:49am
Wisconsin Free Market Coalition. Open letter regarding proposed public venture capital fund

8:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Top Republican says Wisconsin schools shouldn't get a general funding increase for the next two years

Special Session

2:16pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Applauds Finance Committee, Legislative Leadership; Announces Staunch Opposition to Medicaid Expansion
4:09am
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on legislative inaction. 

4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans quickly end Evers' special session on BadgerCare Plus without action on plan to bring $1.6 billion in aid to state
4:04am
Racine Journal Times. GOP rejection of Medicaid expansion leaves Racine's planned health center, veterans home expansion unfunded
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Republicans Reject Special Session On Medicaid Expansion
4:01am
Fox 11. Evers hopes lawmakers can reach common ground after brief special session
4:00am
WBAY. Governor stops in Green Bay highlighting fall of Medicaid expansion
3:59am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans Quickly Kill Medicaid Expansion
3:57am
Spectrum News. Rural EMS hoped Republicans wouldn't reject Gov. Evers' push to expand Medicaid

Legislative

3:49pm
Rep. Neubauer. Condemns bills seeking to ban transgender girls from women's sports. 
3:16pm
Sen. Agard. Statement on Republican attacks on abortion rights. 
3:15pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on public hearing of AB-195
12:51pm
Sen. Smith. Column: Wisconsin Workers Deserve Results, Not Rhetoric
12:19pm
Sen. Smith. Legislative Democrats introduce BadgerCare economic recovery bill. 
12:15pm
Reps. Riemer, Sara Rodriguez. Call for expanding BadgerCare, investing in economic recovery. 
11:17am
Sen. Erpenbach. Democrats lead the way for economic recovery. 
9:49am
WMC. Urges Lawmakers to Pass Legislation Ending Enhanced Unemployment Benefit Programs in Wisconsin
9:47am
DPI. Testimony in opposition to Senate Bill 322.
9:45am
DPI. Testimony in opposition to Assembly Bill 196.
8:59am
American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Veteran groups request property tax relief for state's most severely injured veterans. 
8:51am
St. John's Lutheran Church. Open letter to legislators in support of our LGBTQ+ youth.

4:00am
WEAU. Wisconsin bills banning transgender athletes get hearings

State Agencies

2:11pm
DOA. Vision 2030 for Wisconsin State Government Facilites and Workforce. 
12:19pm
DWD. April Local Employment and Unemployment Data Released
12:15pm
DHS. Wisconsin Set to Distribute FoodShare Benefits for New Pandemic-EBT Program for Children Under 6 Who are Not in School
9:49am
DNR. Protect Turtles On The Move
4:09am
DOJ. 11 Charged for Meth Conspiracy Case in Rusk County

4:02am
WKOW. Conservative group files WEC complaint against Madison
3:59am
WKBT. La Crosse’s 16 potential voter fraud cases reveal an unintentional mistake

Economy/Business

2:14pm
Wisconsin Technology Council.
Let’s go fishing! New Berlin student wins annual
‘Wisconsin YES!’ youth contest with LED bait plan
12:17pm
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. TASC joins as newest Gold Member
8:55am
Charter Communications. Commits $1 million to 2021 Spectrum Digital Education Program. 

Coronavirus

4:02am
WISN. Milwaukee issues $235K in COVID-19 violations, unclear who will enforce payment
3:58am
AP. Moderna says its COVID-19 shot works in kids as young as 12
3:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Vaccine Hesitancy Runs Deep In Rural Clark County, But Efforts Underway To Reach Out

Environment/Outdoors

3:58am
WXPR. Wetlands That Mitigate Flooding in Northern Wisconsin at Risk Under Rule Change

Statewide

3:23pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Report: Wisconsin DMV Restrictions Disenfranchise Voters Already Struggling to Make Their Voices Heard
2:33pm
Wisconsin Beef Council. Plans to fire up the grill increase in 2021. 
11:18am
WEAC. Ben Wikler Named 2021 WEAC Friend of Education

Courts

4:02am
WTMJ. Mothers accusing Racine school district of discrimination after closure of schools

Education

3:02pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Public School Curriculum Transparency Legislation Key to Battling Politics in the Classroom
2:57pm
Alverno College. Thea Bowman Institute Honored With Promising Practices 2021 Award
12:51pm
UW-Whitewater. Thousands tested and vaccinated as UW-Whitewater concludes academic year amidst pandemic
12:21pm
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. CollegeReady celebrates its first graduating class of NEW scholars students. 

4:05am
Oshkosh Northwestern. A new report suggests Wisconsin's students are bouncing back after COVID, but disparities persist
4:01am
WISC. Failing classes, declining grades: Whether virtual or in-person, pandemic learning has been a hurdle

Local

2:17pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. To host biweekly summer event series in county parks. 
12:53pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on the passing of MCTS bus operator, Augie Biami.
12:16pm
Dane County Land & Water Resources. Dane County secures $1.8 million grant to improve quality of local waters. 
11:20am
AFSCME Wisconsin. Statement on petition to support essential City of Milwaukee employees. 
4:10am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement on the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd. 
4:08am
Milwaukee County Sup. Coggs-Jones. Statement on one-year anniversary of George Flyod's murder. 

4:03am
Milwaukee Biz Times. County seeking businesses to propagate hemp at the Domes

Congress

2:13pm
American Dairy Coalition.
Applauds Sen Gillibrand & Shaheen Asking Sec Vilsack for Additional Resources for Dairy Farmers
To Cover Historic Financial Loss
12:52pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Any Agreement with Iran Involves Risks That Affect Our Entire Nation
12:52pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. [ICYMI] La Crosse Tribune: Johnson Endangers Lives with Misinformation
11:17am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. And Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Establish Stewardship Fee to Support Substance Use Treatment
4:07am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Bipartisan Air America Act Passes Unanimously Through Committee
4:06am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. On Fox News: We Want Honest and Complete Answers from Dr. Fauci and Dr. Collins
4:06am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Announces Northeast Wisconsin's Appointments to U.S. Service Academies

4:04am
La Crosse Tribune. Labor Secretary Walsh, Rep. Kind visit La Crosse to pitch American Jobs Plan

Tuesday May 25, 2021

Governor

4:36am
WISC. Evers calls bills to ban transgender athletes in women’s sports ‘inappropriate’
4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers Seeks Fresh Faces On Natural Resources Board, But Current Chair Isn't Stepping Down Yet
4:20am
Baraboo News Republic. Evers pushes BadgerCare expansion with proposal to give $220K for Reedsburg school project

Budget

9:03am
School Nutrition Association. School Breakfast Coalition calls for 15-cent per meal breakfast funding. 

4:26am
Cap Times. Citing greater need due to pandemic, Wisconsin homeless advocates call for state action

Special Session

3:39pm
Rep. Neubauer. Republicans gavel out special session on BadgerCare expansion. 
3:37pm
Speaker Vos, Senate Majority Leader LeMahieu, Joint Finance Co-Chairs Born, Marklein. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding Medicaid expansion. 
1:42pm
Sen. Johnson. Republicans decide not to do the right thing...again.
1:41pm
Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Calls for expanding BadgerCare.
1:40pm
Rep. Subeck. Calls for expansion of BadgerCare and economic recovery investment. 
1:40pm
Rep. Brostoff. Statement on GOP denying affordable healthcare to tens of thousands...again.
1:39pm
Gov. Evers. Blasts Republicans for playing politics with Wisconsin's economic recovery. 
1:37pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Wisconsin Republicans Miss Chance to Pass $1 Billion Investment in Our Communities, Expand Affordable HealthCare Coverage
1:36pm
Rep. Conley. Statement on BadgerCare expansion. 
1:34pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Republicans reject billions for economic recovery. 
1:33pm
Sen. Agard. Republicans choose political games over their constituents, reject Medicaid expansion again. 
1:32pm
Statement regarding Republican failure to take action in special legislative session.
1:32pm
Rep. Hintz. And Assembly Democrats urge BadgerCare expansion.
1:31pm
Rep. Considine. Calls for investing in economic recovery. 

Legislative

12:23pm
Rep. McGuire. Statement in support of Badgercare expansion special session.
12:22pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Unjustifiable, Hyperpartisan Anti-Voter Measures Moving Through Wisconsin Legislature
12:19pm
Rep. Hebl. Column: Honor the sacrifices of fallen soldiers by taking care of those still with us. 
10:07am
Rep. Brandtjen. November 2020 election findings. 
9:24am
State Treasurer Godlewski. Expanding BadgerCare and reinvesting $1.6 billion is a win-win for Wisconsin.

4:37am
WKOW. Madison school board unanimously approves resolution opposing transgender athlete bills
4:35am
WBAY. Wisconsin physicians urge legislature to expand BadgerCare
4:35am
WEAU. Democratic lawmakers make final push for Medicaid expansion
4:24am
La Crosse Tribune. Short-term health plans could last longer in Wisconsin under bill

State Agencies

3:38pm
DWD. No limits: Project SEARCH intern gains new skills – and a new job
11:29am
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard aviation unit back on US soil following Middle East deployment
11:29am
DOT. Celebrate a safe Memorial Day weekend
10:18am
DNR. Boat Responsibly This Holiday Weekend
9:11am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment On Green Tier Application For Phillips-Medisize Oaklawn Facility

4:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Nearly 30 Referred for Voter Fraud in Presidential Election
4:22am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin clerks alert prosecutors to 41 cases of potential voter fraud since last August, a tiny fraction of votes cast
4:21am
Racine Journal Times. 3 of 27 potential Wisconsin voter fraud cases were in southeastern counties

Economy/Business

11:28am
Fox Cities Chamber. Wounded Warrior Dan Nevins to speak at new Fox Cities gala event. 
9:13am
WMC. Wisconsin Business World & Kwik Trip Announce the Winners of Student Innovation and Production Competitions
9:02am
Madison Region Economic Partnership. Kathy Collins Announced as Vice President of Economic Development

4:37am
WTMJ. Consumers, small businesses feel supply chain break as shortages cause prices to soar

Coronavirus

4:25am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. 1 in 5 young teens in EC County are now partially vaccinated

Statewide

4:38am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Disaster preparedness.

Courts

10:17am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Joseph M. Capistrant.
10:17am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Christopher A. Mutschler. 

4:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Judge Keeps Restaurant Aid Priority for Women, Minorities

Education

10:07am
UW-Eau Claire. New grad ready to soar as commissioned officer in U.S. Marine Corps
10:06am
Center for Technology Commercialization. Ideadvance Seed Fund opens 12th round of funding with expanded eligibility requirements and tracks for established Wisconsin businesses
9:23am
UW-Stout. Alumna: White women must use positions of privilege and power to advance racial justice
9:10am
UW-River Falls. First Rasmussen Journalism Fellow to pursue story about obesity. 

4:28am
Fox 6. Cedarburg schools keep mask policy for rest of year, summer
4:26am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit College requires COVID-19 vaccine, other institutions pass on mandate
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19 Pandemic Hasn't Wreaked As Much Havoc On School Budgets As Experts Feared
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Union and Madison School District at impasse over teacher contracts; union warns of court battle

Local

3:37pm
Milwaukee Council Members. Council approves second emergency housing project
9:09am
Milwaukee County Sup. Rolland. Appointed to  Milwaukee Regional Innovation Center Board. 

4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison projects $18 million budget shortfall for 2022

Congress

12:20pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. No Thanks to Sen. Johnson, U.S. Reaches Major Vaccination Milestone
11:30am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Introduces SOPRA Act.

4:28am
WXPR. Senator Baldwin Touts American Jobs Plan

Monday May 24, 2021

Governor

1:45pm
American Diabetes Association. Urges Wisconsin policymakers to expand Medicaid coverage to benefit more than 90,000.
9:13am
Gov. Evers. Announces application dates for $420 million in Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grants. 

Legislative

2:38pm
Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists. Statement on proposed legislation that will compromise patient safety. 
2:33pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Republicans’ 21st Century Attack on the Poor
2:32pm
Sen. Marklein, Rep. Kurtz. Disappointed in Governor's political games in Reedsburg. 
11:33am
Sen. Kooyenga, Rep. Neylon. Bill helps bring car buying into the 21st century.  LRB-3004
10:37am
Rep. Vruwink. Column: A better way of serving justice. 
10:35am
Rep. Kitchens, Sen. Cowles. Newspaper legal notices bill signed into law. 
10:34am
Rep. Summerfield. Appointed chair of Housing and Real Estate Committee. 

9:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Lawmakers To Hear Public Testimony On Bills Limiting Transgender Athletes
4:22am
Spectrum News. New legislation aims to restore union voice to UW Health workers

State Agencies

1:47pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Elections Commission to Discuss Suspected Voter Fraud Reports for 2020 and 2021 Elections 
11:36am
AG Kaul. And Coalition of 23 AGs Supporting Equitable Student Discipline in School
10:38am
State Treasurer Godlewski. Statement in advance of Exxon Mobil annual shareholder meeting. 
10:34am
DFI. Gov. Evers proclaims 529 College Savings Plan Day.
10:33am
DOT. Click It Or Ticket intensified safety belt enforcement campaign starts today
9:25am
DATCP. Boost Your Brand by Joining the Something Special from Wisconsin™ Program
9:16am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of the City of Jefferson Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

4:25am
NBC 26. 27 possible voter fraud cases in 3 million Wisconsin ballots
4:23am
WXPR. DNR Expands Capacity for Outdoor Events at State Parks

Economy/Business

4:24pm
Door County Economic Development Corp. Seeking nominations for new, more inclusive annual awards to honor our local businesses!

9:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Bankrupt Frac Sand Company Liquidating Western Wisconsin Mine
4:27am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Advocate Aurora Health will make remote work permanent for 12,000 employees
4:26am
WTMJ. Hospitality employee shortage leads to demand
4:26am
CBS 58. Work search requirements for unemployment insurance are back in place: what you need to know
4:25am
WKBT. Job search requirements don’t solve worker shortage for businesses
4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. Coming Out of Pandemic, Wisconsin Workforce Shortages Remain
4:22am
Fox 6. Unemployment work search requirement kicks in

Coronavirus

4:26am
NBC 26. Nearly 41 percent of state fully vaccinated against COVID-19
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. DHS Official: Herd Immunity May Come This Fall in Wisconsin
4:23am
AP. COVID testing’s value shrinks as vaccines beat back virus
4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19 Numbers Continue To Decline As Pandemic Continues To Ease

Statewide

2:34pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Welcoming Monique Minkens as Executive Director of End Abuse

Education

4:06pm
Marquette University. Professor receives fellowship from Berggruen Institute
2:40pm
UW-River Falls. Amos named Distinguished Agriculturalist.
1:44pm
UW-Madison. Lynch selected as vice chancellor for legal affairs
1:43pm
UW-Madison. Clinical trial repurposes cancer drug for treatment of vascular malformations
11:29am
UW-Madison. Engineering talent critical to state, national economic progress
9:26am
UW-Eau Claire. Students work together to capture stories about life during COVID-19 for Spanish-speaking populations
9:20am
Wisconsin State Journal. Former UW chancellor paid $135,000 to work on 'community building,' new degree program

Local

2:39pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Ortiz-Velez. Proposal to cultivate hemp clones at the Domes moves foraward with RFP.
10:36am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, Madison Community Foundation to Partner on Covid Relief for Local Non-Profits

4:27am
Janesville Gazette. Rock County debates how to build a new deferred prosecution program

Congress

4:07pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. Introduces Helping Startups Grow Act. 

Friday May 21, 2021

Governor

3:14pm
Racine Mayor Mason. Special session legislation would fund permanent home for Racine Community Health Clinic and community center. 
2:17pm
Sen. Jacque. Calls for override of Evers' veto of paddlewheel charity fundraisers. 
1:57pm
Gov. Evers. Acts on seventeen bills. 
4:36am
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Conservation voters urge expansion of clean water protections

4:34am
Fox 6. Governor pitchs BadgerCare expansion in Milwaukee
4:34am
WXPR. Evers Plan Would Loan Park Falls, Rapids Groups Millions to Buy and Restart Paper Mills
4:22am
WISN. Despite success in other states, Evers still reluctant on cash prizes for getting vaccine

Budget

2:12pm
Wisconsin Alumni Association. UW-Madison alumni petition Governor Evers and Legislature.  Petition.

4:33am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Reject Body Cameras for Wisconsin Capitol Police
4:33am
Cap Times. Wisconsin's legislative budget committee delays action on state broadband expansion grants
4:32am
Stevens Point Journal. Republicans reject Evers' plan to put $70 million toward housing and homeless programs
4:27am
WQOW. State Republicans vote down $73M homeless funding expansion
4:20am
WXOW. Republicans plan to push for federal clean drinking water funding instead of money coming from the state budget

Legislative

4:52pm
Sens. Wimberger, Felzkowski. Applaud new federal contract to Marinette Marine. 
2:15pm
Rep. Conley. Statement on GOP proposal to end federal UI supplement. 
10:03am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Workforce recovery bill to encourage return-to-work. 
9:33am
Rep. Behnke. Marinette Marine awarded new contract. 

4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Democrats Propose Bill Giving UW Health Nurses Say In Workplace Conditions
4:25am
WISC. Monona Grove School District asks lawmakers to allow transgender athletes to play on teams they identify with
4:24am
WKOW. Democrats introduce bill to restore collective bargaining rights for UW nurses

State Agencies

3:12pm
DNR. Wisconsin State Park System Increases Outdoor Capacities
2:43pm
WHEDA. Awarded Emergency Housing Vouchers by HUD
2:18pm
DWD. Provides Resources to Employers to Help Train and Recruit a Talented Workforce
2:14pm
DMA. Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers represent state at Regional Best Warrior Competition
2:14pm
DOT. Amtrak Hiawatha and I-41 buses return to full schedule May 23
11:51am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Ashland Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
10:31am
DOT. Risk of pavement buckling rises with temperatures
9:34am
DOR. Collections, April FY2021.
9:09am
DNR. 2020 Wildlife Survey Results Now Available

4:32am
La Crosse Tribune. Law enforcement announces charges for serial sex assaults uncovered by backlogged evidence
4:31am
Racine Journal Times. Racine man charged in Kenosha Co. sex assaults through state probe of DNA evidence

Economy/Business

4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pandemic Continues To Exacerbate Hardships For Wisconsin Renters
4:27am
WBAY. Navy gives Marinette Marine contract for second guided-missile frigate
4:26am
NBC 26. Wisconsin unemployment rate 3-times better than 2020

Coronavirus

4:38am
Survival Coalition. Update May 18: COVID Cases and Deaths Among People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Wisconsin

4:31am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Health Department removes its expectations for EC County gatherings
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County Trails Its Neighbors In COVID-19 Vaccinations. Access, Income Might Play A Role
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Efforts To Step Up Vaccinations For Youth After 'Wave' Of Enthusiasm Dies Down
4:26am
Fox 11. 40% of Wisconsin fully vaccinated against COVID-19
4:22am
WISN. Milwaukee Common Council members question ending COVID restrictions June 1
4:21am
WTMJ. Masks still required in Milwaukee County facilities, property: Updated guidance
4:20am
WAOW. Masks no longer required in state buildings beginning June 1

Statewide

1:11pm
Protect Our Care. New Report Shows Far-Reaching Benefits Of Medicaid Expansion
11:53am
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Names recipient of Results Broadcasting Education Grant

4:35am
Spectrum News. 'COVID cliff': Food banks anticipate increased need in Wisconsin

Courts

4:27am
WFRV. Judge rules against Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection, Wisconsinites permitted to sell home-baked goods
4:23am
NBC 15. Wisconsin home bakers now OK to sell items without flour

Education

2:16pm
UW-Madison. No evidence of COVID-19 spread to local community after UW–Madison residence hall outbreak
12:08pm
Marquette University. Alumni National Awards 2021: Marquette University alumni, friends honored for excellence
10:13am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. To Biden Education Department: Critical Race Theory is Wrong for Public Schools
9:07am
UW-Whitewater. Ryan Callahan named UW-Whitewater director of intercollegiate athletics
8:58am
UW-Stout. Three bachelor’s degrees in four years — no problem for motivated, first-generation student

4:28am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Black Students Struggle With Student Loan Debt

Local

4:54pm
Milwaukee Common Council Members. Congratulations Chief Lipski!
8:56am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Rightly, a memorial will mark Dontre Hamilton's legacy. 

4:21am
CBS 58. Drug overdose deaths hit record high in pandemic 2020 for Milwaukee County

Congress

4:53pm
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Golden. Introduce Bill to Crack Down on Government Officials Lobbying on Behalf of Foreign Interests
2:13pm
U.S. Rep. Gallaher, U.S. Sen. Cotton. Introduce Bill to Close Lobbying Loopholes for Chinese Companies
2:13pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Joins Sen. Johnson's Effort to Request Information on NIH's Funding of Gain of Function Research
12:07pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Johnson. Wisconsin Senators Recommend U.S. Attorney Candidates to the White House for Wisconsin’s Western District
8:57am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Increasing Dependency on Government Doesn't Work, Incredibly Dangerous for America
8:57am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Democrats Block Amendment to Secure the Border

4:19am
The Hill. Ron Johnson: Jan. 6 Capitol riot was a largely 'peaceful protest'

Thursday May 20, 2021

Governor

3:49pm
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of Army Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas J. Valentine of the United States Army who lost his life in the Korean War. 
1:18pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers radio address on special sessoin to expand access to healthcare, invest $1 billion into state's economic recovery. 

4:17am
WXOW. Gov. Evers talks broadband budgetary needs for rural areas like Tomah

Budget

3:42pm
Rep. Ballweg. Investing in Wisconsin's tourism industry.
12:20pm
DOA Sec. Brennan. Letter to Joint Finance Co-Chairs regarding spending reductions/hiring freeze.

Special Session

11:39am
Rep Subeck. Supports Governor Evers' call for special session on BadgerCare expansion.
9:04am
Kids Forward. Special session opportunity to continue BadgerCare expansion discussion.
4:36am
Rep. Neubauer. Applauds special session on BadgerCare expansion.

4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP leaders reject Tony Evers' proposal for Medicaid expansion
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers Revives Push To Expand Medicaid In Wisconsin
4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Gov. Evers Calls Special Session on Medicaid Expansion
4:19am
WISC. Wisconsin Republicans say they will immediately gavel out special session on expanding BadgerCare

Legislative

3:44pm
Rep. Cabral-Guevara. Trestle trail funding released to Appleton.
1:38pm
Sen. Agard, Rep. Subeck. Introduce legislation to restore collective bargaining rights at UW Health. 
11:50am
Rep. Snodgrass. Joint Committee on Finance approves Knowles Nelson grant funds on hold since 2019.
4:36am
DWD. Work Search Requirement for Unemployment Benefits – How to Comply

10:37am
Favetteville Observer. Wisconsin senator proposes renaming Fort Bragg after Union cousin of Confederate general
4:30am
La Crosse Tribune. Republicans reinstate work-search requirement for unemployed starting Sunday
4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Move to Reinstate Work-Search Requirement
4:20am
NBC 26. Locals debate whether ending $300 unemployment bonus will impact Wisconsin job vacancies
4:16am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin remains a priority state for redistricting

State Agencies

3:50pm
OCI. Bulletin, May 20, 2021, Updated State Continuation Premium Assistance
3:47pm
DOT. Gov. Evers breaks ground on WIS 15 project in Outagamie County
3:43pm
DNR. 2021 Elk Hunt Application Period Closes May 31
2:10pm
DOJ. Charges Filed in Kenosha County for Serial Sex Assaults Uncovered by Backlogged Sexual Assault Kits
12:22pm
DWD. BLS Data: Wisconsin Adds 9,300 Total Non-Farm, 8,200 Private-Sector Jobs in April
9:07am
DNR. Offering $25 Rebate For
Endangered Resources License Plates
9:06am
DFI. Wisconsin's credit unions report strong first quarter financial performance. 
4:34am
ETF. WRS Investment Performance

4:18am
WAOW. DOJ: Arrests for murder, manslaughter up nearly 15% in 2020
4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR Approves Tyco's Plans To Remove PFAS In Marinette, But Warns Pollution Won't Be Eliminated

Economy/Business

4:20am
WEAU. Businesses take different approaches to masks without mandate

Coronavirus

2:09pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Milwaukee County amends universal face mask order, announces at-home vaccination program. 

4:20am
WBAY. Wisconsin nearing 5 million shots and 40% fully vaccinated
4:19am
WKOW. Counties see different vaccination rates one week into vaccinating newest eligible age group

Statewide

3:45pm
Wisconsin Forward Award. Accepting applications.
1:20pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Daun to lead farmer-led watershed efforts. 

4:17am
WDIO. 41% increase in seniors needing food assistance

Courts

9:20am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Francis G. Graef v. Continental Indemnity Company. 

4:17am
WXPR. FTC Sues Frontier for Delivering Internet That's Too Slow

Education

2:10pm
UW-Stout. Design major with ‘amazing portfolio’ earns university’s Noah Norton award
1:19pm
UW-Madison. Earth’s vegetation is changing faster today than it has over the last 18,000 years
11:41am
Marquette University. To cohost 2021 International Town and Gown Association Conference May 24-26
10:58am
UW-Stevens Point. Community testing continues at UW-Stevens Point campuses
9:06am
UW-Stout. Children’s Art Club gives preservice teachers place to ‘share in the joy of creating’
9:02am
UW-Eau Claire. Eau Claire Muse podcast established to connect UW-Eau Claire with Chippewa Valley entrepreneurs

4:32am
Chippewa Herald. 'I understand that not everyone is happy': Chippewa Falls School District to keep mask mandate for rest of school year
4:29am
Eau Claire Leader Telegram. Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls schools will keep mask policies in place
4:19am
CBS 58. Mukwonago School Board votes to end mask mandate effective Monday, May 24

Local

3:46pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. Secures funding for Dontre Hamilton memorial bench.
2:11pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Haas. Secures approval of Highway 41 Historic Garden coming to Wilson Park. 
12:21pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. EPA Recognizes Dane County Among Nation’s Leading Green Power Users
10:38am
City of Madison. To Resume All On-Street Parking Restrictions June 1
9:05am
Milwaukee Alds. Dimitrijevic, Johnson. Transparency, insight and dialogue needed on decision to rescind Milwaukee's public health order. 
9:03am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Names Arnitta Holliman to Lead the Office of Violence Prevention
4:35am
Milwaukee County Sup. Martin. Elected Vice-President of Wisconsin Extension Association Board. 

4:32am
Wisconsin Dells Events. Wisconsin Dells officials: Federal COVID-19 funds can help offset 23% loss of premier resort tax
4:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Milwaukee area has the sixth-most inequitable housing market in the nation, a new study finds
4:18am
WTMJ. Drug overdoses 3rd leading cause of death in Milwaukee Co. after COVID-19

Congress

3:47pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. This is Bigger than Dr. Fauci
3:46pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Casts Bipartisan Solution to Invasive Fish Problem
1:19pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Rejoins Effort to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes
10:41am
U.S. Sens. Johnson, Scott. Democrats Block Amendment to Hold Communist China Accountable, Promote Fiscal Responsibility

4:33am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Biden’s Executive Action Runs Counter to the Principles of an Open, Transparent Government and the Rule of Law
4:29am
Cap Times. Baldwin presses National Guard on sexual assault
4:28am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. House votes to create bipartisan Jan. 6 commission, with all 5 Wisconsin Republican congressmen in opposition
4:28am
Marshfield News Herald. U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany the only House member from Wisconsin to vote against AAPI hate crimes bill

Wednesday May 19, 2021

Governor

4:31am
Wausau Daily Herald. Wisconsin rural broadband getting $100 million boost from federal program
4:28am
WXPR. Evers to Put $100 Million in Federal Money to Broadband

Budget

10:28am
Institute for Reforming Government. Launches state budget dashboard. 

Special Session

4:37pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Voices support for special session on BadgerCare, economic recovery. 
4:35pm
Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Statement on BadgerCare special session.
4:35pm
Rep. Vining. Commends call for BadgerCare expansion special session.
3:16pm
Speaker Vos, Senate Majority Leader LeMahieu, Assembly Majority Leader Steineke, Senate President Kapenga, Joint Finance Co-Chairs Born, Marklein. Legislative leaders respond to the Governor's special session call. 
1:21pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Governor announces special session for BadgerCare expansion. 
1:20pm
Survival Coalition. Medicaid expansion is good policy for people with disabilities; direct care workforce. 
1:19pm
Protect Our Care. Governor Evers connects the dots for GOP Legislature
12:12pm
Rep. Hebl. Statement on Gov. Evers' call for special session on medicaid expansion.
12:04pm
Rep. Hintz. Applauds special session to expand BadgerCare. 
12:03pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on BadgerCare special session.
11:04am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Statement on BadgerCare Expansion Special Session
11:04am
A Better Wisconsin Together. Governor Evers Puts Bipartisan Solutions First With Special Session Call on BadgerCare Expansion
11:03am
Sen. Agard. Commends Governor Evers' special session call to expand BadgerCare in Wisconsin. 
11:01am
Gov. Evers. Calls special session to expand access to healthcare, invest $1 billion into state's economic recovery. 

Legislative

3:54pm
WMC. Supports Lawmakers’ Efforts to Tackle Wisconsin’s Workforce Shortage
3:53pm
Sen. Nass. JCRAR restores work search requirements for UI recipients. 
3:51pm
Sen. Larson. Committee vote by WI GOP shows their contempt for unemployed Wisconsinites. 
3:11pm
Rep. Krug, Sen. Testin. Call on Evers for immediate action on Verso Mill. 
12:27pm
Sen. Felzkowski. Statement on state employees returning to work. 
11:38am
Sen. Smith. Column: Fair maps are the will of the people. 
10:29am
Rep. Vining. Urges passage of Fair Maps legislation. 
9:22am
LAB. Report 21-8: Opportunity Schools and Partnership Program. 

4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Limits On Wisconsin Police Choke Holds Advances Without Much Opposition
4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans Want to End $300 Unemployment Bonus

State Agencies

1:21pm
DOJ. Wisconsin, FTC, 5 Other States & Counties Sue Frontier Communications for Misrepresenting Internet Speeds
1:18pm
DNR. Wisconsin Hunter Ethics Award Honors Two Central State Hunters
11:37am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Antigo Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
11:12am
WHEDA. Rep. Todd Novak joins board.
10:29am
DNR. Catch Fish Of A Lifetime During Northern Zone Muskellunge Season May 29-Dec.31
9:54am
DOJ. Releases New Data on Crimes and Sex Offenses for 2020
8:53am
DOT. Merging technology and safety in Wisconsin: the new work zone

Economy/Business

11:12am
SHINE. Selects Netherlands for European isotope production facility

4:42am
WTMJ. Milwaukee businesses prepare to adjust to life without masks, capacity mandates
4:40am
WISC. Businesses question whether they should ask employees’ vaccination status
4:32am
Marshfield News Herald. Foxconn, Fisker announce formal agreement on electric car partnership, but give no update about the Mount Pleasant facility
4:30am
Racine Journal Times. Foxconn says it's locked in deal to make Fisker electric vehicles in the U.S.; no word on Mount Pleasant facility
4:29am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin small businesses weigh-in on mask guidance
4:27am
AP. Changed by pandemic, many workers won’t return to old jobs

Coronavirus

4:41am
WTMJ. Wauwatosa drops mask mandate for fully vaccinated people
4:39am
WEAU. E.C. City Council & County Board vote to repeal mask ordinances
4:32am
La Crosse Tribune. Most Wisconsin county, city mask requirements nonexistent or expiring
4:30am
Racine Journal Times. Racine City Council repeals face mask ordinance, with exceptions for schools, hospitals and other facilities
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dane County, Milwaukee To End Mask Mandates In June
4:25am
Milwaukee Biz Times. City of Milwaukee’s COVID health order, mask mandate to expire June 1

Education

2:26pm
UW-Eau Claire Police. 'Click It Or Ticket' campaign starts May 24. 
12:07pm
UW-Extension. Nancy Kissel - WI volunter selected for national 4-H Hall of Fame. 
9:54am
UW-Madison. First we tamed turnips. Then we turned them into bok choy and other veggies.
8:55am
UW-Eau Claire. Fulbright recipient excited to return to Germany to teach
8:55am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. And ADF warn Kettle Moraine School District gender identity policy violates parental rights. 
8:54am
UW-Stout. Alum passes qualifying test to earn spot in prestigious PGA Championship
8:53am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Opportunity and uncertainty: A look at the 2022 budgets of the Milwaukee, Madison schools. 

4:42am
WAOW. Area school districts not seeing spike in retirements, despite state data
4:40am
CBS 58. New Berlin school district votes to make masks optional for students
4:40am
WISN. Without warning, school district ends face mask mandate for students
4:39am
WBAY. Lawrence University to require students to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Local

4:36pm
City of Madison. Historic News, City of Madison Launches Multilingual Complaint Portal for Discrimination Cases
3:13pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Investing $2 Million in Building Expansion with Badger Prairie Needs Network for Job Training Initiative
2:28pm
Milwaukee Alds. Murphy, Johnson. Committee sets public hearing for next week on ARPA funding preferences. 
1:18pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Hip-Hop Week MKE postponed for 2021. 

4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. After County Votes Down Diversity Resolution, Wausau Mayor Declares City 'Community For All'
 

Congress

4:19pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Statement on Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack
3:17pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Blumenthal, Chu, Frankel, Pressley, Escobar. Announce plans to reintroduce the Women's Health Protection Act. 

Tuesday May 18, 2021

Governor

2:25pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Applauds Evers' direction of federal funds to expand broadband access.
11:27am
Gov. Evers. Announces $100 million investment in first round of federal funding for broadband access. 
9:17am
WMC. More Than a Dozen Business Associations Join Call for Gov. Evers to Tackle Worker Shortage Concerns

Budget

4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Budget Committee to Weigh Cameras for Capitol Officers
4:13am
U.S. News & World Report. Finance Committee to Consider Expanding Homeless Grants

Legislative

3:52pm
Reps. Ohnstad, Shankland, Sinicki; Sen. Ringhand. Letter to Speaker Vos, Sen. Marklein and legislative leadersship regarding enhanced UI.
3:40pm
Sen. Smith. Responds to GOP proposal eliminating federal UI support. 
2:24pm
Rep. Dittrich. Committed to keep Wisconsin working. 
11:30am
Sen. Marklein, Speaker Vos. Author workforce recovery legislation.
11:05am
Sen. Kooyenga. Resolution urges renaming base for Edward S. Bragg, Wisconsin hero.  LRB-2311.
9:56am
Wisconsin Dental Association. President Dr. Paula Crum praises LRB-1534 authorizing EFDAs, requests lawmakers to co-sponsor. 
9:46am
Rep. Myers. Column: O Say, Can’t You See?—Why Legislating American Patriotism is a Slippery Slope

1:29pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republican lawmakers introduce legislation ending enhanced unemployment programs in Wisconsin
1:27pm
Wisconsin State Journal. State Republicans introduce bill to eliminate $300 federal unemployment benefits in Wisconsin
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Advocates Rally At Capitol For Nonpartisan Redistricting Plan
4:16am
WKBT. Foul Ball: WIAA down 1,600 officials since 2019; fan abuse a big reason why

State Agencies

4:41pm
DWD. Mobile Career Lab to Serve People at Vaccination Sites
11:25am
DATCP. Eau Claire and Richland counties added to Wisconsin gypsy moth quarantine. 
11:05am
DOJ. Milwaukee County Doctor Charged with Identity Theft and Medical Assistance Fraud
10:58am
DNR. New Eagle Tower opens May 19. 
9:18am
DATCP. Announces 2021 Dairy Processor Grant Recipients
9:17am
AG Kaul. & 23 AGs Support U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Effort to Undo Trump-Era Healthcare Rule

4:18am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin health leaders create new office to improve healthcare for minority groups
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin DOJ Official Alleges Racial, Gender Harassment

Economy/Business

2:53pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Grow' panels at virtual Entrepreneur's Conference to focus on regional progress, early stage investor. 

Coronavirus

2:26pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Imminent end of local public health orders an extraordinary step forward for Dane County businesses, individuals. 
12:37pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Will Lift All Dane County Orders June 2

1:26pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Dane County To End Mask Mandate, Limits On Gatherings Starting June 2
4:22am
WISN. Mask mandates end in Whitefish Bay and Shorewood
4:22am
WKOW. City of Beloit ends mask, social distancing requirements
4:21am
NBC 26. Kohl's, Meijer latest retailors to allow vaccinated customers to shop without masks
4:20am
Fox 11. Target, Walmart, Costco among stores lifting mask requirement
4:20am
WBAY. COVID-19 vaccinations continue slowing; new cases, deaths, hospitalizations plunge
4:19am
WEAU. Chippewa County modifying mask requirement for county buildings
4:18am
Fox 6. Mask confusion: Milwaukee mandate changes expected soon
4:16am
WAOW. Nearly 5% of kids 12-15 receive first COVID-19 vaccine in Wisconsin

Statewide

3:57pm
Nsight. Beata Wierzba joins as government relations advisor. 
3:53pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. NEW Report Highlights How American Rescue Plan is Keeping Wisconsin Housed
10:57am
Common Sense Wisconsin. Hires Joe Handrick as Executive Director. 
4:35am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Water Safety.

Courts

11:01am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. David Stroede v. Society Insurance and Railroad Station.
11:00am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. United America v. DOT.

1:28pm
Wisconsin State Journal. With Supreme Court taking up Mississippi case, Wisconsin's abortion ban could be reinstated

Education

10:55am
UW-Eau Claire. First-generation student finds support and future career as she learns to navigate higher ed
10:05am
UW-Stout. Menards named inaugural Career Services Employer of the Year

4:34am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit schools plan for full-time in-person learning in the fall
4:25am
WTMJ. Nearly 50 public school districts in Wisconsin remove mask requirements, despite CDC guidance to keep them in place
4:17am
WTMJ. Mequon-Thiensville School District keeping mask mandate in place
4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Teacher Retirements Were Up In 2020, And More Are Expected In 2021

Local

4:42pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Weishan. Calls for expansion of supervisory districts to increase racial equity. 
4:38pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. Calls for 'Right to Counsel' eviction prevention program. 
12:35pm
Washington County. Announces emergency Broadband Benefit Program. 
10:59am
Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. To determine the selection process for the next Chief of the Milwaukee Fire Department on May 20, 2021. 
10:56am
Milwaukee Council Members. Mark your calendar for MKE Bilingual (English/Spanish) ARPA Information and Listening Session.
10:54am
MCTS. Hosting Virtual Job Fair to Hire Bus Drivers & Mechanics

1:53pm
New York Times. A ‘Community for All’? Not So Fast, This Wisconsin County Says.
4:23am
CBS 58. Drug overdose deaths continue to climb in Milwaukee County
4:23am
CBS 58. Milwaukee leaders call for community-wide effort in addressing gun violence following deadly weekend
4:19am
Fox 6. 14 Milwaukee weekend shootings, 4 fatal

Congress

1:58pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Israel has Every Right to Defend Itself
11:46am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Selected to Serve as Ranking Member on HASC Subcommittee
9:19am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin, U.S. Rep. Jayapal. Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Reverse Trump Administration Move to Silence Workers in Corporate America
9:16am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Ending sanctuary cities. 
9:16am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on Proxy Voting Extension

Monday May 17, 2021

Governor

3:49pm
WMC. 50 Chambers of Commerce Call on Gov. Evers to End $300 Federal Unemployment Benefit

Budget

10:10am
Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education. Open letter to Fox Valley legislators. 
9:31am
Team Knowles Nelson. Memo regarding support for long-term reauthorization of the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program.

Legislative

3:48pm
Rep. Sara Rodriguez. Authors fair maps legislation. 
3:47pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Wisconsinites from around the state rally for fair maps. 
3:33pm
Rep. Subeck. Urges passage or Abortion Rights Preservation Act in face of threat to Roe v. Wade. 
2:46pm
Sen. Roys. Roe v. Wade is under direct attack. 
2:45pm
Milwaukee Council President Johnson, Ald. Hamilton. Bipartisan legislation a positive step forward for gun reform
2:44pm
Rep. Subeck. Legislative Democrats introduce nonpartisan redistricting reform legislation.

State Agencies

2:44pm
DHS. Creates Office of Health Equity
2:41pm
DPI. Six Wisconsin educators named finalists for national award
11:21am
DNR. Green Tier Program Celebrates Anniversaries
10:55am
DATCP. Ballots for Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Board of Directors Election due May 22
10:51am
DOJ. Internet Crimes Against Children Investigation Leads to Tomah Man’s Guilty Verdict for Producing and Possessing Child Pornography
10:34am
Serve Wisconsin. Now accepting nominations for the 2021 Governor's Service Awards. 
10:29am
DHS. Medicaid Expansion Increases Access to Care, Improves Health Outcomes, and Lowers Death Rates New Study Shows
9:57am
DATCP. Waives Surcharge for Agricultural Chemical Cleanup Program Fund
9:16am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Wisconsin Rapids Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

4:29am
U.S. News & World Report. Wildlife Officials Look to Improve Wolf Management Strategy
4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Apprenticeship Programs Get Help To Fill Employment Gaps

Economy/Business

9:18am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. April 2021 Homes Sales Report. 

4:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Workforce shortage challenges reemerge as Wisconsin businesses dig out of the pandemic
4:19am
WTMJ. Local businesses hesitant to ditch mask requirements, despite CDC guidance
4:16am
Fox 11. Local restaurants surviving despite record high job openings

Coronavirus

2:43pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Initiates process to end COVID-19 State of Emergency on June 30.

4:46am
Chippewa Herald. Dane County No. 1 in COVID-19 vaccination among large U.S. counties
4:27am
Specturm News. CDC director: Mask guidance turnaround based solely on science
4:20am
WAOW. Wisconsin Department of Health Services aligns with CDC guidelines; masks no longer required for fully vaccinated people
4:19am
WXOW. With updated CDC guidance, La Crosse County ends health advisory on masks
4:17am
NBC 15. 39 percent of Wisconsinites fully vaccinated
4:15am
WBAY. Wisconsin’s average of residents completing COVID-19 vaccine series falls below 20,000 for a second day, no new deaths reported

Statewide

4:39pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. New Issue Brief Details Need for Tax Reform of Big Pharma

Courts

10:08am
Classy Glass. Local small business sues over denied insurance claims related to COVID-19 closures. 

4:14am
WKBT. Nearly 800 residents plan to sue La Crosse regarding PFAS

Education

3:47pm
Marquette University. Nursing professor receives Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders, Innovators
3:36pm
UW-Madison. Forward BIOLABS, with UW-Madison, bolsters Wisconsin biohealth sector
10:16am
UW-Stout. Food science graduate, undergraduate receive industry scholarships for achievements
10:06am
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. UW Now Livestream: Transitioning to a post-pandemic life. 

4:17am
WISN. Milwaukee Public Schools to start student vaccine clinics Monday
4:16am
Fox 11. CDC says schools should continue masking, distancing to keep kids safe
4:14am
WKBT. La Crosse School District to require masks for rest of school year

Local

4:41pm
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. Time is now for voters to be mindful of State effort to remove registered voters from rolls. 
3:45pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Statement regarding the accreditation of the Milwaukee County Jail by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. 
10:36am
Racine Public Health. City's Tyler-Domer Community Center to be COVID-19 vaccination site. 
9:20am
Literacy Network. And Jewish Social Services get grant to promote volunteerism, cultural connections. 

Congress

4:40pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Statement on EU, U.S. Tariff Truce
3:48pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Introduces ‘Buffett Rule’ Bill to Ensure the Wealthiest Americans Pay a Fair Share in Taxes
11:53am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Critical Race Theory.
9:13am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins 28 Senators Urging Immediate Ceasefire in Middle East 

4:36am
The Hill. Ron Johnson calls cyber attacks an 'existential' threat following Colonial Pipeline shutdown

Friday May 14, 2021

Governor

3:56pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Joins Delegation in Calling on Evers to End Federal Unemployment Plus Up
12:42pm
Rep. Hong. Applauds signing of bill designating May 14 as Hmong-Lao Veterans Day.
12:41pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Hmong-Lao Veterans Day.
11:49am
NFIB Wisconsin. Wisconsin small business owners unable to fill job openings. 
11:30am
Governor signs Hmong-Lao Veterans Day bill. 
10:32am
Gov. Evers. Signs bill designating May 14 as Hmong-Lao Veterans Day, orders flags to half-staff. 
9:11am
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for coroner of Green Lake County. 

4:10am
WQOW. Gov. Evers visits airport; talks Starlink, broadband internet

Budget

12:04pm
LFB. 2021-23 Transportation Fund Condition Statement. 

4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP leader says no to more funding for Wisconsin Black Historical Society, says people can look at obscure display in Capitol
4:16am
La Cross Tribune. Budget committee votes on funding for Veterans Affairs, declines funding for Black Historical Society
4:09am
Fox 11. Wisconsin budget battle: GOP cuts vacant jobs, Dems urge collective bargaining expansion
4:08am
Fox 6. Budget hearing comments 'racist,' Wisconsin lawmaker says
4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal Would Give $10M To State Veterans Homes

Legislative

3:42pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Letter to Sen. Nass regarding Emergency Rule EmR2106 - DWD Work Search Requirement. 
1:27pm
Rep. Macco. It is time to end local mask mandates. 
11:28am
Rep. Hebl. Teams up with League of Women Voters to talk national popular vote. 
10:10am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Dialing-in funding for broadband. 
10:09am
Rep. Behnke. No mask mandate in schools.
9:13am
Rep. Steffen. Calls on local governments to repeal mask mandates. 

4:13am
Chippewa Herald. Disability rights advocates push back against GOP voting legislation

State Agencies

4:58pm
DMA. Despite pandemic, Wisconsin Army National Guard officer lays foundation for new partnership with Papua New Guinea
3:56pm
DOR. Tax deadline is Monday, May 17, at midnight. 
3:37pm
DNR. Minocqua Chain Walleye Catch And Release
Regulation Extension Virtual Public Hearing On May 24
1:38pm
DNR. Very high fire danger across Wisconsin.
1:38pm
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City of Wausau Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
12:40pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Blue River Sand Barrens expansion to involve pine removal. 
10:09am
DATCP. Ginseng Board of Wisconsin Election Period Now Open
9:58am
DNR. Find Your Adventure During Free Fun Weekend

4:12am
U.S. News & World Report. DNR Moves to Stop Night Wolf Hunt, Cut Registration Window

Economy/Business

10:30am
Fox Cities Chamber.
Bazaar After Dark, License to Cruise, and Appleton's Octoberfest return to Fox Cities social calendar. 

4:13am
Racine Journal Times. How much does Wisconsin not having a job search requirement for unemployment benefits affect worker shortage?
4:11am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Brewers games will return to full fan capacity next month
4:09am
WTMJ. Easing restrictions spurs Milwaukee-area festivals to re-evaluate summer events

Coronavirus

5:06pm
DHS. Fully Vaccinated People Can Resume Activities Without Masks
1:37pm
Brown County, De Pere, Oneida Nation Health Departments. Local health departments release updated guidance.
11:52am
Racine Mayor Mason. Issues executive order ending enforcement of city mask ordinance.  Proclamation.

1:46pm
CBS 58. Racine will no longer enforce citywide mask ordinance
1:45pm
WISC. Rock County lifts mask mandate, effective immediately
1:45pm
Fox 11. Appleton follows CDC's updated recommendation on face coverings
1:35pm
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Governor Praises CDC's New Mask Guidelines
1:32pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. As Large Public Events Return To Wisconsin, Experts Say Vaccination Rates Critical To Prevent New Outbreaks
4:17am
AP. ‘Great day for America’: Vaccinated can largely ditch masks
4:17am
WISN. New CDC mask guidelines shock businesses, city
4:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County health agency plans 'update' next week following CDC guidance for fully vaccinated
4:15am
Cap Times. Dane County mask order remains in effect as officials review new CDC guidance
4:11am
USA Today. CDC lifts indoor mask guidelines for fully vaccinated people. What does it actually mean?
4:10am
WFRV. Outagamie Co. removes facial coverings requirement, effective immediately
4:09am
WISC. Dane County nears herd immunity benchmark as 12-15 year olds start getting their shots

Environment/Outdoors

1:32pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Wisconsin Among States Not Testing Adequately For Blue Green Algae

Courts

2:18pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Tavodess Matthews.
1:41pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Order - Petition for proposed rule to amend Wis. Stat. 809.70 (relating to redistricting).
1:28pm
Fair Elections Project. Statement on Supreme Court's rejection of partisan map-rigging rules petition.

1:33pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Supreme Court declines to adopt Republican-backed redistricting rules

Education

3:37pm
UW-La Crosse. President Thompson receives UWL Student Association’s Higher Education Advocate Award
1:45pm
WEAU. Eau Claire Area School District plans for students to return in-person for fall
9:12am
UW-Stout. Berglund receives May University Staff Appreciation Award

1:35pm
Cap Times. MMSD hopes to announce 2021-22 in-person learning decision by end of June

Local

3:38pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Cuts Ribbon at 140-Acre Joyce M. Baer & George J. Socha Nature Conservancy
2:14pm
Madison-Rafah Sister City Project. Protest in solidarity with Palestine at Wisconsin State Capitol announced. 

1:47pm
WXOW. More Town of Campbell residents make PFAS legal claims against La Crosse
4:10am
WKBT. Campbell to contract with Davy Engineering to study solutions to PFAS contamination
4:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Begins Planning For Nearly $400M In Federal Aid

Congress

2:12pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher, Sen. Cruz. Introduce Bill to Lock In U.S. Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights
10:08am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Applauds Committee Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen American Manufacturing and Create Jobs Across the Country

4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. More Than 100 Scientists Ask Biden Administration To Restore Protections For Gray Wolves
4:08am
WXOW. Sen. Baldwin blames Trump election lie for stalled election reform bill

Thursday May 13, 2021

Governor

1:28pm
Gov. Evers. And WEDC announce pilot program to test SpaceX internet service in Eau Claire County.
11:10am
Gov. Evers. Delivers radio address on Joint Committee on Finance vote to gut Badger Bounceback Agenda. 

4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers: Small Businesses Will Remain A Priority For Federal COVID-19 Aid, Despite Funding Cut
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Promises to Preserve Grants in Face of Less Stimulus

Budget

4:15pm
Sen. Jacque, Rep. Edming. Legislative budget plan aids county veterans' programs. 
1:54pm
For Our Future WI Action Fund. Essential Frontline Workers Press For Freedom To Collectively Bargain

Legislative

4:23pm
Rep. Snodgrass. Local State Representative, Oneida Leader, Rural Sign Maker Subject of Political Documentary, “Swing Country”
1:52pm
Rep. Dittrich. Supports citizens making voices heard. 
11:26am
Rep. Allen. To hold third budget listening session.
9:01am
Rep. Loudenbeck. Bill heads to Governor's desk. 
4:22am
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on Senate Bill 216 Passage through Senate Committee on Insurance, Licensing, and Forestry.

4:20am
La Crosse Tribune. Disability rights advocates push back against GOP voting legislation
4:19am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Republicans seek to join lawsuit challenging Biden stimulus provision on tax cuts
4:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Disabled voters say Republican efforts in Wisconsin Legislature will make it harder for them to cast ballots
4:16am
NBC 26. Wisconsin disabled community opposes election law changes

State Agencies

4:01pm
DPI. Three Wisconsin high school seniors receive national honor
1:31pm
WHEDA. Seeks projects for National Housing Trust Funds
11:41am
DOA. Wisconsin Launches Data Project to Help Community Advocates & Policy Experts Track and Respond to Evictions
11:06am
DNR. Wisconsin NRB Virtual Meeting May 26
9:02am
DATCP. To Survey for Gypsy Moth in 47 Counties
4:22am
ETF. GIB Approves New Health Plan, Minor Benefit Changes, and Pre-Tax Savings Account Changes

Economy/Business

9:36am
Dairyland Power Cooperative. Collaborating on new workforce training opportunity. 

2:54pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee, Green Bay Among Wisconsin Cities Facing Major Lifeguard Shortages
4:17am
WTMJ. Milwaukee-area businesses eyeing Labor Day for mandatory return to the office

Coronavirus

2:12pm
CDC. Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People
1:16pm
Survival Coalition. Update May 11: COVID Cases and Deaths Among People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Wisconsin
9:54am
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Offers COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-15 year olds. 
4:23am
DHS. Wisconsin Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations to Children Ages 12-15

4:24pm
WISC. PHMDC to update public health order next week in light of CDC masking guidance
2:43pm
WTMJ. 'Return to a version of normal': City of Milwaukee to ease COVID-19 restrictions on June 15
1:24pm
The Hill. CDC says vaccinated can take masks off indoors and outdoors
1:12pm
Reuters. CDC to ease mask guidance for vaccinated people -- sources
1:10pm
CNBC. CDC to say fully vaccinated people don’t need to wear face masks indoors or outdoors in most settings
4:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. COVID-19 vaccination extended to more youth as Gov. Tony Evers mulls vaccine incentives
4:17am
WAOW. Oneida County becomes first in area to surpass 50% with at least one COVID-19 vaccine
4:14am
WXPR. Governor Urges People to Get Vaccinated as CDC Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Kids as Young as 12
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Health Officials: Vaccinators Ready As CDC Advisors OK COVID-19 Vaccine For Children 12 To 15

Environment/Outdoors

11:28am
Wisconsin's Green Fire. Releases report assessing wetland protecitons in Wisconsin.

Statewide

4:02pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Stevens Point hospital reaches construction milestone

Courts

4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Suit Challenges Restaurant Aid Priority to Women, Minorities

Education

2:44pm
Marquette University. Marquette hires first director of Black student initiatives
2:10pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Leads House Effort to Declassify Intelligence Surrounding Lab Leak Hypothesis
2:09pm
UW-Eau Claire. Resilience in action: Tressa Lange
2:09pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. School Choice Wisconsin Ensure MPS Follows the Law, Provide Transportation Benefits to Private School Students
1:31pm
UW-Stout. George Floyd-inspired While Black Project hopes to shed light on microaggressions
11:42am
UW-Platteville. Senior design team revitalizes Cuba City’s Presidential Plaza, project recognized by WEDC
11:42am
UW-Platteville. Compeer Financial grants $10,000 to UW-Platteville Dairy Pilot Plant at Pioneer Farm
11:09am
Wisconsin Medicine. Livestream: The Future of Heart Care. 
4:21am
UW-Stevens Point. To offer six outdoor Commencement ceremonies May 21-22

4:17am
CBS 58. Waukesha School Board votes to make masks optional in schools

Local

11:07am
City of Madison. Greater Madison Music City Receives $50,000 Our Town Grant From National Endowment for the Arts
11:07am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Announces New Efforts to Curb Congestion and Emissions from Traffic
9:02am
Dane County Cities & Villages Association. Elects 2021-22 Executive Committee. 

4:15am
WKBT. Trempealeau County committee approves Second Amendment sanctuary resolution

Congress

1:13pm
Protect Our Care. NEW VIDEO: Protect Our Care Releases New Video With Patients Across the Country Calling for Action on Skyrocketing Drug Prices
11:25am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Statement on Israel and Hamas. 
11:08am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And Colleagues Introduce Resolution to Create Glioblastoma Awareness Day
9:06am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Ernst. Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Transportation Access for Workers and Families

Wednesday May 12, 2021

Governor

4:02am
NBC 15. WMC cites worker shortage, urges Evers to end enhanced federal unemployment benefits

Budget

4:13pm
LFB. State fiscal recovery fund allocations.
11:29am
Our Wisconsin Revolution. Ungranted wishes. 

4:13am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin to receive $700M less in federal COVID-19 stimulus funds than projected
3:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Will Get $700M Less In Federal COVID-19 Aid Than Expected

Senate Floor Session

11:59am
Sen. Carpenter. Republicans reject final opportunity to provide a tax break for unemployment recipients. 
10:12am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Criticizes Passage of Policing Bills That Hamper Police Oversight, Provide More Funding For Law Enforcement
9:29am
Sen. Wimberger. Election transparency bill passes Senate floor. 
4:36am
Sen. Stroebel. Senate has passed six election integrity bills this session. 
4:31am
Sen. Bewley. Why are the Republicans afraid of more people voting?
4:29am
Sen. Smith. Applauds Senate passage of bipartisan E-cycling legislation. 
4:26am
Sen. Cowles. Four bills pass the Senate. 
4:25am
Sen. Smith. Condemns passage of Republicans' voter suppression bills. 

4:01am
WKOW. Lawmakers pass first police reform bills since summer of protests
3:52am
Fox 6. Wisconsin senators pass policing proposals
3:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP-Led Legislature Approves Election Law Changes

Assembly Floor Session

3:16pm
Rep. Duchow. Votes to protect the administration of Wisconsin elections.
11:26am
Rep. Callahan. Supports bill package to end elder abuse. 
4:42am
Rep. Dallman. Votes on ensure fairness in funding for administering Wisconsin elections. 
4:41am
Rep. Neylon. Election integrity bills approved in Assembly. 
4:39am
Sen. Testin. Star-Spangled Banner Act passes Assembly with bi-partisan support. 
4:38am
Rep. Kurtz. Star-Spangled Banner Act passes the State Assembly with bi-partisan support. 
4:34am
Rep. Steineke. Presses for aid to address southern border crisis. 
4:33am
Rep. Snyder. Hmong-Lao Veterans Day bill passes. 
4:32am
Speaker Vos. Statement on bill creating fairness for outside election funding of election administration. 
4:28am
Rep. Allen. Assembly passes bill prohibiting third-party elections administration.
4:24am
Rep. Vorpagel. Statement on passage of local legislation. 
4:23am
Rep. Duchow. Votes to protect elders.
4:22am
Rep. Plumer. Wisconsin Assembly passes election integrity and elder abuse prevention legislation. 
4:19am
Rep. Cabral-Guevara. Votes for election integrity bill. 

4:17am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin Republicans seek to limit the use of private donations to help run elections
3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Assembly votes to require national anthem at sporting events in publicly funded venues
3:53am
WXPR. Assembly Passes Bill Expanding Private School Vouchers
3:49am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly Calls on Evers to Send Help to Border
3:48am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly Calls for a Constitutional Convention
3:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Election Bills, COVID-19 Vetoes, 'Convention Of States' Highlight Busy Agenda In State Legislature

Legislative

12:54pm
Sen. Cowles. To join upcoming listening session.
11:25am
Sen. Smith. Column: You Are Not Alone: Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month
9:53am
Sen. Pfaff. Column: Investing in the care economy helps families of all ages. 
4:43am
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on Introduction of Speaker's Taskforce on Racial Disparities' Bills
4:39am
Rep. Considine. State of the Tribes and Assembly floor session.
4:35am
Rep. Steineke. Task Force on Racial Disparities recommendations continue to make progress. 
4:31am
Rep. Vining. Statement on the 17th Annual State of the Tribes. 
4:21am
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on State of the Tribes Address. 

2:08pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican Bill Would Ban UW System, Tech Colleges From Requiring COVID-19 Testing Or Vaccinations
4:04am
WTMJ. Panel discusses report proposing reorganization of UW System schools
3:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Speaker Robin Vos, Assembly official denied immunocompromised lawmaker's request to work virtually during COVID pandemic
3:51am
Spectrum News. Growing number of GOP-led states end enhanced unemployment benefits
3:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Of The Tribes Address: Tribes Confront Increased Drug Use Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

State Agencies

2:31pm
OCI. Bulletin, May 12, 2021, 2021 Wis. Act 9, New Law Update
2:07pm
DMA. Wisconsin safe room projects awarded $6.4 million in federal funding
12:54pm
DOJ. Wisconsin DOJ Employee Honored with Top HIDTA Award
12:52pm
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Waterloo Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
11:27am
DNR. Incidental Take Notice For Dunn County
9:58am
DATCP. Wisconsin Cherry Board election underway. 
9:48am
DNR. Announces $385,000 In Funding To Reduce Diesel Engine Emissions
9:30am
DFI. Coalition of Wisconsin organizations launch Wisconsin Saves. 

4:12am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin's attorney general calls for federal regulation of 'forever chemicals'

Economy/Business

11:30am
IUOE Local 139. S.J. Louis agrees to settle federal labor charges. 

4:15am
Racine Journal Times. Jobs without workers | Employers throughout southeast Wisconsin struggling to fill open positions
4:00am
WKOW. Manufacturers face hiring challenges as pandemic recovery progresses
4:00am
NBC 26. Capacity limits at American Family Field, Fiserv Forum increase to 50%
3:59am
WFRV. Service industry business owners having hard time finding job candidates
3:54am
CNBC. As the U.S. economy restarts from the pandemic, parts of it are severely broken

Coronavirus

4:05am
Cap Times. Pandemic caused ‘crisis boiling point’ for those seeking mental health help
3:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DHS Reports 70 New Hospitalizations As Wisconsin COVID-19 Cases Continue Declining

Statewide

9:28am
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. Personal care agencies from every county report dire workforce, access issues.  Survey.

4:05am
WXOW. WPPA releases 2021 survey on policing in Wisconsin
3:53am
AP. Public service in the US: Increasingly thankless, exhausting

Courts

1:04pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues Biden Administration for Race, Sex Discrimination in Allocation of COVID Relief Funds for Restaurants

Education

1:53pm
UW-Eau Claire. Global perspective: International experiences help shape UW-Eau Claire grad
12:53pm
Northeast Wisconsin Tech College. Graudates over 2,000 students in May 2021. 
11:25am
UW-Stout. Product Photography students collaborate with clients to create promotional photos, videos
9:47am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold math phenom Tyler Gonzales is off to Yale
8:47am
UW-Stout. Marketing and business education students receive hands-on experience judging statewide competition
8:46am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Tim Tebow to Headline Wisconsin Right to Life Education Fund Dinner
4:25am
UW-River Falls. Dr. Maria Gallo named Chancellor.

3:59am
Fox 11. UWO sees second highest drop in spring enrollment in state, while UWGB's is up
3:58am
WBAY. Green Bay Public School District joins lawsuit against Juul lABS

Local

4:15pm
Washington County Exec. Schoemann. Honors law enforcement during National Police Week May 9-16.
4:14pm
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. Announces return of passport processing services. 
2:05pm
Kewaunee County. Statement on the sale of the Kewaunee Power Station. 
2:04pm
Energy Solutions. To Acquire and Complete the Decommissioning of the Kewaunee Nuclear Power Station

Congress

11:27am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Honors National Police Week, Condemns Attacks on Law Enforcement Community on House Floor
9:57am
Charter Communications. To Participate in FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
8:46am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Manchin, Brown. Introduce Tax Reform Legislation to Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole
4:40am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Wisconsin Senators Recommend U.S. Attorney Candidates to the White House for Wisconsin’s Eastern District

4:18am
Appleton Post Crescent. Wisconsin Republicans in Congress will vote to oust Liz Cheney from GOP leadership after her rebukes of Trump
4:15am
Racine Journal Times. Steil says he supports ousting Cheney, a steadfast Trump critic, from GOP leadership

Tuesday May 11, 2021

Governor

1:49pm
WMC. Amid Workforce Shortage, WMC Asks Gov. Evers to End Federal Unemployment Enhancements

4:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. With release of federal guidance for stimulus funds, Wisconsin awaits details from governor
4:31am
Racine Journal Times. Evers: Vaccine requirements are 'not going to happen' in Wisconsin

Senate Floor Session

4:02pm
Sen. Jacque. Clean water bill clears Senate. 
4:00pm
Wisconsin Wetlands Association. Wetland restoration bill clears Wisconsin Senate. 

Assembly Floor Session

4:48pm
Sen. Jacque. Assembly passes paddlewheel bill to allow charitable fundraising option. 
3:59pm
Reps. Magnafici, James, Edming. Assembly passes summer camp regulatory reform package.
3:12pm
Sen. Jacque, Rep. Tittl. "Ethan's Law" heads to Governor's desk. 
3:04pm
Rep. Dittrich. Wisconsin kids to have more opportunity. 

Legislative

4:24pm
Rep. Conley. Statement on State of the Tribes Address. 
3:10pm
Sen. Agard, Rep. Meyers. Introduce First Nations Parks Pass bill. 
3:05pm
Rep Neubauer. Statement on the 2021 State of the Tribes Address. 
2:51pm
Sen. Nass. Supports efforts by Wisconsin parents to end mask mandates.
2:45pm
Sen. Agard. Applauds State of the Tribes Address. 
2:44pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. As Wisconsin Republicans Attack the Freedom to Vote, U.S. Senate Moves Towards a Future Where Every Voice is Heard
2:43pm
Rep. Subeck. Statement on State of the Tribes Address. 
1:51pm
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Disability rights and voting bills: May 12 at 9 am.
11:31am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Redistricting Reform and Fair Voting Maps Kicking into High Gear
9:55am
Rep. Summerfield, Sen. Marklein. Circulate broadband expansion grant program legislation. 

4:24am
WTMJ. Wisconsin voting bill could have ramifications for people with disabilities
4:23am
WKOW. ‘It’s not forced patriotism’: Lawmaker makes emotional defense of bill requiring national anthem
4:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly to Vote on Call to Send Help to Border
4:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin to Vote on Calling a Constitutional Convention
4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Assembly to Vote on Raising Voucher School Income
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans to Attempt Veto Overrides on COVID-19 Bills
4:16am
WXPR. Wisconsin Lawmakers to Take First Police Votes Since Floyd
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposed Changes To Wisconsin Policing Laws Would Limit, Not Ban, Chokeholds

State Agencies

12:59pm
DMA. Wisconsin Emergency Management helps secure federal funding for flood mitigation project in Jefferson County
10:09am
DPI. 5 educators selected as 2022 Wisconsin Teachers of the Year. 

4:15am
Spectrum News. 44 attorneys general to Facebook: Abandon Instagram-for-kids plan

Economy/Business

4:36am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Training the next generation of building safety professionals. 

Coronavirus

12:29pm
Racine Public Health. City and state partner to open vaccine clinic at Racine's Community Centers. 

4:22am
WISC. Number of COVID vaccine doses administered in Wisconsin tops 4.7 million; no new deaths confirmed
4:21am
Fox 11. Health leaders concerned as fewer young adults get vaccinated against COVID-19
4:20am
WEAU. Downward trend continues for administered COVID-19 vaccine doses in Wisconsin
4:16am
AP. Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

Environment/Outdoors

1:50pm
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Great Lakes water levels continue seasonal rise. 

Statewide

9:03am
Wisconsin Professional Police Association. Statewide public survey conducted by police group illustrates challenges and opportunities for change.  Survey.

4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gas Prices Rising In Wisconsin, But Not Because Of Pipeline Cyberattack

Courts

4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge keeps in place ruling that dissolved redistricting contracts between GOP legislators and their lawyers
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Judge Declines to Put Redistricting Ruling on Hold

Education

3:10pm
Marquette University. “Black Marquette” book sales to benefit Ralph H. Metcalfe, Sr. Scholarship Fund
2:42pm
UW-River Falls. CAFES outstanding seniors honored.
1:53pm
UW-Stevens Point. Nearly 6,800 UW-Stevens Point students receive COVID-19 relief aid
1:52pm
UW-Eau Claire. Developing his inner leader by sharing his experiences: Kehinde Olu Famule
11:39am
UW-Madison. Designer alterations to brain cells reduce anxious behavior in monkeys, hold promise for new treatments
11:23am
UW-La Crosse. Graduating senior takes top award among UWL student workers
11:22am
UW-Milwaukee. To hold virtual commencement on May 16.
9:56am
UW-Eau Claire. Nursing students create 'recipe cards' to raise awareness about mental health disorders in young people
9:42am
UW-Stout. Prehealth path to becoming physician’s assistant gives student glimpse into medical specialties

4:31am
Racine Journal Times. 'Crisis' | Burlington schools propose directly teaching racial tolerance, starting in kindergarten
4:25am
WAOW. Wausau School Board votes to make masks optional effective at the end of the school year
4:21am
NBC 26. Luxemburg-Casco School District restores masking and quarantine protocols after loosening guidelines

Local

11:52am
American Lung Association. Local Man to Climb 1,800 Stairs at American Family Field in Memory of Parents
11:26am
AARP Wisconsin. Plan to offer free outdoor movies in Juneau park wins Small Dollar, Big Impact grant. 
11:25am
Milwaukee County Sup. Haas. Applauds Highway 41 Historic Garden moving forward. 
8:58am
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Reflects on first year leading Board of Supervisors. 

4:25am
WTMJ. 'It's so preventable': Questions over gun laws swirl after Milwaukee toddler dies in accidental shooting
4:20am
WQOW. Eau Claire Co. town passes wind farm moratorium

Congress

11:51am
Opportunity Wisconsin. Senator Johnson Opposes Former WI Health Official Despite Overwhelming Bipartisan Support
4:37am
Opportunity Wisconsin. Senator Ron Johnson Opposes Former Wisconsin Health Official in Preliminary Senate Vote

Monday May 10, 2021

Legislative

12:12pm
Sen. Agard. Welcomes new Dane County Sheriff Kalvin Barrett.
12:10pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Congratulates Sheriff Barrett.
10:29am
Rep. Myers. Column: The mid-education of Wisconsin Republicans. 

4:34am
Chippewa Herald. Senate committee advances some GOP election bills, but others remain stalled
4:32am
Marshfield News Herald. A Wisconsin lawmaker wants unemployed residents to be required to look for work to qualify for benefits by the end of May
4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans Move To Reinstate Work Search Requirement For Unemployment

State Agencies

3:46pm
AG Kaul. Leads 19 AGs in Urging EPA to Require Public Water Systems to Monitor for Additional PFAS
11:07am
DNR. And Dane County Sheriff's Office Renew Weekend Public Hours At Shooting Range
10:28am
DWD. Announces a New Resource for Wisconsinites:
Apprenticeship Navigators
10:26am
AG Kaul. And 44 AGs Urging Facebook to Abandon Launch of Instagram
10:25am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Thorp Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
10:23am
DATCP. Election Period Begins for the Wisconsin Potato Industry Board
9:19am
WEDC. Rockline expands operations in Sheboygan
9:16am
Wisconsin Claims Board. Decision. Hadaway Decision

Economy/Business

12:50pm
NFIB Wisconsin. Jobs Report: Wisconsin Small Business Job Openings Reach Record High for Third Straight Month

Coronavirus

4:35am
La Crosse Tribune. Dane County leads state in COVID-19 vaccination, but racial disparities persist
4:33am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Clark County battling vaccine hesitancy
4:30am
NBC 26. Wisconsin to pull back on vaccine orders starting Monday
4:29am
WBAY. Wisconsin seven-day case average steadily dropping, DHS reports no new COVID-19 attributed deaths Sunday

Statewide

1:25pm
Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology. 5 steps to lower your risk of eye disease. 

Courts

12:01pm
U.S. News & World Report. Supreme Court to Hear Transgender Sex Offender Registry Case

4:30am
WISC. The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s high-profile year: A conversation with Justice Brian Hagedorn

Education

3:10pm
WAICU. Study released on community impact of private, nonprofit colleges.
2:35pm
Marquette University. Two projects chosen for President’s Challenge for Racial Justice and Equity Response funding
2:08pm
UW-Whitewater. More than 1,500 set to graduate at UW-Whitewater spring commencement
2:03pm
UW-Milwaukee. Honors Kizzmekia Corbett for vacccine innovation. 
1:55pm
UW-Stout. Reduce, reuse, recycle: Spring Move Out provides students with sustainable options
1:05pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Wisconsin Students Feel Disconnected, Want More Mental Health Services
11:26am
UW-Green Bay. CEO Randy Charles joins Cofrin School of Business Advisory Board
11:06am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugolds create sculptures from natural materials along Chippewa River Trail
10:31am
UW-Whitewater. Students compete in virtual Warhawk Business Plan event
9:18am
UW-Stout. Art and design majors inspire exhibits at Furlong Gallery, serving as culmination to challenging year
9:17am
UW-La Crosse. Commencement set for May 15
9:15am
UW-Eau Claire. Inspired by family, driven to make change: Haadz Malik

4:31am
WAOW. Colby Schools lift mask mandates
4:29am
Fox 11. Lawrence University to require students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Local

10:31am
MCTS. Second Phase of ‘MCTS NEXT’ System Redesign Takes Effect June 6th

4:31am
WTMJ. Kenosha County Administration Building reopening to the public next Monday
4:28am
U.S News & World Report. Milwaukee Facing Ambulance Shortage After Companies Drop Out

Friday May 7, 2021

Governor

9:09am
Gov. Evers. Seeks applicants for coroner of Wood County.

4:04am
NBC 26. Gov. Evers announces WisDOT grant for job growth in Marinette
4:03am
WQOW. Gov. Evers takes on history, tourism and travel

Budget

2:31pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on necessity of enhanced violence prevention funding & community collaborations. 
12:11pm
Kids Forward. Legislature guts Governor's budget on party-line vote. 
11:48am
Brookfield Mayor Ponto, Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. The state needs to re-commit to cities. 
10:14am
Sen. Marklein. Column: First votes on the state budget. 
9:57am
DHS. Medicaid expansion: How we bounce back. 
9:10am
Milwaukee County Sup. Sumner. Calls for keeping Great Lakes Erosion Control loan program in state budget. 

4:18am
Wausau Daily Herald. Budget-writing committee begins work by stripping hundreds of Evers' items out
4:05am
WKOW. Demonstrators call for lawmakers to keep drivers’ licenses and in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants in budget
4:01am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Scrap Evers' Priorities, Start Writing Budget
4:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Lawmakers OK Expansion Of Madison Youth Prison, Treatment Center
4:00am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans Cut Hundreds Of Proposals, Billions Of Dollars From Evers' Budget

Legislative

3:28pm
Speaker Vos. Statement on possible repeal of rule waiving work search requirement. 
2:33pm
Rep. Krug, Sen. Testin. Author bill to assist with the sale of the Verso Mill.
1:22pm
The Bay at North Ridge. Rep. Paul Tittl tours, thanks staff in honor of National Nurses Week.
1:17pm
Sen. Wimberger. Election transparency bill clears committee. 
1:15pm
Sen. Nass. Moving to restore UI work search requirement. 
12:12pm
Rep. Steineke. Racial Disparities Task Force recommendations take step forward. 
12:10pm
Sens. Larson, Erpenbach, Roys, Pfaff. Democratic senators on the Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges unanimously obect to so-called "report."
9:57am
Badgers United. Data supports Senate committee recommendations to streamline Wisconsin higher education. 

State Agencies

3:59pm
DOJ. UPDATE: Officer Involved Critical Incident at the Radisson Hotel in the Village of Ashwaubenon
2:32pm
DNR. Announces Public Hearing And Comment Period For Proposed Landfill Expansion In Menomonee Falls
1:17pm
DNR. Think Smart Before You Start: DNR Urges ATV And UTV Enthusiasts To Follow Safety Tips And Stay Off Undesignated Roads
12:18pm
DNR. High Risk of Wildfires Continues
As Dry Conditions Persist
11:49am
DOT. Reminder: DMV extensions for driver license renewal for drivers age 60 and over ends May 21, 2021
10:15am
WEDC. Village of Lena receives $110,000 state grant to support expansion of downtown catering business
9:58am
AG Kaul. Urges Congress to Pass the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021
9:11am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Sun Prairie Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

Economy/Business

1:16pm
RENEW Wisconsin. New report: Wisconsin solar jobs held steady during pandemic. 
10:13am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Different 'flavors' of state funds of funds on tap for June 3 Entrepreneurs' Conference. 

4:19am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee tourism industry hit hard by COVID, but poised for recovery
4:18am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Leisure travelers are returning to Wisconsin hotels, tourism spots. Workers are not.
4:07am
WISN. Despite higher pay & hiring bonuses, Wisconsin jobs remain unfilled
4:06am
NBC 15. Child care industry pushed to the edge as centers face challenges during pandemic
4:03am
NBC 26. NE Wisconsin businesses struggle to hire despite unemployment claims falling to a new pandemic low
4:01am
WXPR. After Park Falls Mill Shuttered Again, Cooperative Group Seeks to Buy
3:59am
AP. Big US job gain expected, if employers found enough workers

Coronavirus

4:20am
Waukesha County Health and Human Services. To amend K-12 quarantine guidelines. 

4:08am
WTMJ. Milwaukee-area pharmacies booking vaccine appointments for 12 to 15-year-olds
4:07am
NBC 15. Number of COVID-19 variants first detected in U.K. soars in Wis.
3:59am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin health officials order fraction of vaccine doses

Environment/Outdoors

4:02am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Residents Combat Water Contamination Aftereffects

Courts

4:52pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts seven new cases. 
9:55am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fond du Lac County v. S.N.W.
9:11am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. And Milwaukee Archdiocese Sue WI Department of Corrections Over Unconstitutional Visitor Policy

Education

3:09pm
UW-Eau Claire. Graduating twins value shared experiences, opportunities to follow their own path
2:32pm
UW-Stout. After eight years of waiting, student earns final credits to graduate
12:21pm
UW-Eau Claire. Doctoral grad made transition from engineering to nursing
12:08pm
UW-Platteville. Electrical engineering students conduct broadband internet technology survey
12:07pm
UW-Platteville. Commits to achieving ‘zero waste’ by 2035
12:06pm
UW-Milwaukee. Announces commencement speaker, honorary degree recipients. 
9:55am
UW-Stout. King named vice chancellor of Enrollment and Strategic Initiatives
9:09am
UW-Stout. Graduate benefits from Fostering Success program, advocates for others in higher education

4:19am
Cap Times. Report details how Wisconsin middle, high school students struggled through pandemic
4:09am
Fox 11. Luxemburg-Casco schools lift COVID-19 protocols amid spike in cases
4:08am
WTMJ. Kettle Moraine School District changes COVID-19 quarantine procedures for students, staff

Local

3:45pm
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. We have made great progress but also face complex opportunities
12:11pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Taylor. To be recognized for community service at Georgia fashion show. 

4:19am
Baraboo News Republic. Merrimac residents continue calling for action from Army on polluted water
4:07am
CBS 58. Milwaukee's Fire and Police Commission unanimously approves chokehold ban
4:03am
WBAY. De Pere announces facilities reopening, other changes with lifting of mask mandate

Congress

12:16pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Demands Answers on US Taxpayer-Funded Research in Wuhan
4:21am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Leads Subcommittee on Elections Hearing on Need to Maintain Accurate Voter Lists to Strengthen Confidence in our Elections

4:04am
WKOW. Sen. Baldwin visits small businesses touting latest federal COVID-19 relief

Thursday May 6, 2021

Governor

11:56am
Gov. Evers. Delivers radio address on the Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grant Program. 
8:53am
Gov. Evers. Announces WisDOT grant for job growth in Marinette. 

Budget

4:57pm
Rep. Vining. Statement on Joint Committee on Finance removal of important provisions from state budget. 
3:47pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on first votes on the state budget. 
3:46pm
DHS Secretary-designee Timberlake. Statement on the Joint Committe on Finance's Action on Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center
3:19pm
Sen. Smith. JFC Republicans obstruct Wisconsin's road to recovery. 
2:58pm
Sierra Club Wisconsin. Denounces budget changes. 
2:57pm
Rep. Callahan. Praises JFC action taken towards closing Lincoln Hills. 
2:55pm
WMC. Applauds Budget Actions from Joint Finance Committee
2:50pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Gov. Evers’ Badger BounceBack Budget Says ‘Yes’ to Wisconsin Priorities, Legislative Republicans Say ‘No’
2:48pm
Sen. Agard. Republicans turn their backs on Wisconsinites with budget votes. 
2:48pm
Sen. Wirch. Statement on today's JFC action. 
2:11pm
Institute for Reforming Government. Media Misleads on State Budget
1:34pm
Gov. Evers. Calls on Wisconsinites to contact their legislators. 
12:54pm
Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Republicans throw $1.6 billion to the wind. 
12:53pm
Sen. Roys. "Republicans aren't even pretending to govern."
10:39am
Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Budget positions. 
9:35am
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Marklein, Born. Statement on beginning voting on biennial state budget. 

4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP plan would dig $3.4 billion hole to start off budget discussions
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With budget vote, Republicans will create a $3.4 billion gap that will have to be closed this summer
4:09am
U.S. News & World Report. GOP Eyeing Tax Cut as They Prepare to Gut Evers' Plan

Legislative

3:19pm
Reps. Ramthun, Brandtjen, Gundrum. Announce district listening session for Monday, May 17th. 
3:00pm
Rep. Ramthun. Announces budget listening sessions.
10:25am
American Family Insurance. Urges Wisconsin Legislature to pass expungement bill. 
9:34am
Reps. Snyder, Hong, Shankland, Tusler; Sen. Wimberger. Bipartisan group of legislators introduce legislation to require Wisconsin public schools to instruct about Hmong American and Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) experience. 
9:26am
Rep. Cabral-Guevara. Holds virtual listening session. 
8:48am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Senate Ag Panel Holds Hearing on Romanski Appointment
4:32am
Sen. Bernier. Statement on committee process. 

4:29am
Wausau Daily Herald. If we started from scratch, is this the way we'd structure the UW System? A leading Wisconsin Republican doesn't think so.
4:10am
WEAU. Senate committee holds hearing regarding absentee ballot legislation
4:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Senators Consider Proposed Absentee Voting Limits

State Agencies

4:57pm
DNR. Names Madison resident John Kessler State Natural Area Steward of the Year. 
4:55pm
DNR. New Report Highlights Volunteers’ Contributions To State Natural Areas
3:45pm
DMA. Wisconsin Guard engineers learn from Best Sapper Competition
2:56pm
DNR. To Host Public Meeting On Dredging Materials
In The Milwaukee Estuary Area Of Concern
1:33pm
DWD. Badger Bounceback: A Critical Investment in Wisconsin's Workforce
9:25am
DNR. Boat Responsibly; Wear A Lifejacket
4:32am
OCI. Bulletin, May 5, 2021, State Continuation Premium Assistance

4:15am
WAOW. DATCP publishes emergency rule to allow remediation for hemp growers
4:12am
Fox 11. DOC to shift workers to help Waupun Correctional Institution's 41% job vacancy rate
4:10am
WBAY. DOC moving workers to accommodate staffing shortage at Waupun Correctional

Economy/Business

4:56pm
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update. 
2:09pm
WEC Energy Group. Klappa, Fletcher review a challenging year - turning resilience into results
9:37am
Nueske's Applewood Smoked Meats. Jalapeno & Cheese Beef Sticks win national award. 
9:32am
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Diligent Dozen' advance to second phase in 'Wisconsin YES!' youth biz plan contest. 
9:24am
New North. Vibrant program set for fina Summit virtual event, to be held May 12. 
8:54am
Wisconsin Safety Council. Announces 10 Corporate Safety Award Winners

4:16am
WAOW. Small business COVID-19 relief program runs out of money
4:15am
WTMJ. Rental assistance key after eviction moratorium is overturned
4:12am
WISC. How Dane County’s new order is disproportionately affecting Black business owners

Coronavirus

1:23pm
UW-Stout. Community Vaccination Clinic with Mayo, Dunn County Public Health to be held May 13 on campus
10:26am
Wisconsin Hospital Association. State physician leaders urge vaccination against COVID-19. 
8:49am
Survival Coalition. Update May 4: COVID Cases and Deaths Among People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Wisconsin

4:30am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Chippewa County sees plunge in COVID-19 cases among seniors
4:29am
Janesville Gazette. Rock County COVID-19 hospitalizations at highest tally since January
4:16am
WXOW. La Crosse County health, medical facilities react to growing number of COVID cases among young people
4:14am
WISN. Up to 2,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses being wasted each week, state says
4:11am
WBAY. Wisconsin: 4.5 million “shots in the arm”; 1 in 3 young adults getting vaccine
4:08am
WXPR. Northern Wisconsin Health Officers Urge COVID-19 Safety Practices and Vaccinations as Cases Rise

Statewide

12:56pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. In the Wake of Ma'Khia Bryant's Death, End Abuse Decries Erasure and Skewed Narratives Surrounding Black Girls' and Women's Bodies, Survival, & Value. 
8:56am
AARP Wisconsin. Seeks nominees for 2021 Andrus Award for Community Service. 
8:50am
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Leads community coalition to host Wisconsin Veterans Day Parade

4:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State, Local Leaders Join Effort To Address Violence Against Indigenous Women. NBC 26. 

Courts

4:23am
Reuters. Judge puts hold on ruling voiding U.S. moratorium on evicting renters

Education

1:22pm
UW System. Campuses preparing for return of precollege and youth programs this summer. 
12:57pm
UW-Green Bay. Philanthropy Class announces $10,000 grant
12:49pm
UW-Madison. A positive pattern continues: More than half of UW–Madison seniors graduate with no debt
10:23am
UW-Stout. Fab lab training programs for state teachers scheduled in June, July
9:54am
UW-Eau Claire. English, French major looks forward to teaching English in France after graduation
8:51am
UW-Eau Claire. To celebrate 1,646 new graduates during May 14-15 commencement events
8:47am
UW-Stout. Game design graduate awarded competitive internship at leading video game company

4:14am
CBS 58. Waukesha School Board votes to end COVID-19 quarantine of students and staff
4:13am
WKOW. 28 Wisconsin school districts awarded money for manufacturing education
4:09am
WKBT. COVID cases rising by the dozens for La Crosse County K-12 students

Local

2:56pm
Milwaukee County Treasurer Cullen. Announces Treasurer's Office will open to the public June 1. 
12:49pm
Door County Economic Development Corporation. Contract awarded for the Door County broadband infrastructure engineering assessment. 
10:48am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Appoints Aaron Hertzberg as new Director of the Department of Administrative Services.
10:42am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Set to Approve $15 Million for Latest Round of Small Business Pandemic Support Grants

Wednesday May 5, 2021

Governor

9:36am
Gov. Evers. Grants 18 pardons, brings total pardons granted to 192.

Budget

4:53pm
Association for Equity in Funding. Announces release for funding equity data dashboards. 
3:13pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Conservation voters asking legislators to honor conservation priorities in state budget
3:45am
Coalition of Health Organizations. Memo in support of extending Medicaid coverage for postpartum women for an additional 10-month period. 

Legislative

3:30pm
Sen. Nass. Calls for floor votes next week on all Senate election reform bills. 
1:00pm
Sen. Pfaff. Voices support for DATCP Sec-des. Romanski, urges confirmation. 
11:50am
Sen. Agard. High time to support cannabis legalization.
11:41am
Sen. Wirch. Statement on SB-267 vote.
11:14am
Rep. Hesselbein. Column: Remove barriers and make higher ed more affordable. 
11:13am
Sen. Smith. Column: Community immunity. 
10:23am
Democratic Assembly Mental Health Committee Members. Statement on suicide prevention bills. 
8:58am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Say no to these anti-voter bills in Wisconsin. 
4:17am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Even More Unjustified, Partisan Anti-Voter Measures Are Being Rushed Through Legislature
3:42am
Reps. Tittl, Ramthun. Local legislators announce district listening session for Monday, May 10th. 
3:41am
La Crosse Tribune. Republican state lawmakers call on Tony Evers, federal government to help secure southern border

3:39am
U.S. News & World Report. Disabled Wisconsin Lawmaker Asks to Participate Remotely
3:38am
Fox 11. Republican election change bills make way through Wisconsin Legislature
3:35am
WTMJ. 'I knew I had to pay': Legislation looks to give Wisconsin teens convicted of homicide a second chance

State Agencies

1:53pm
Wauwatosa School District. Receives $25K Fab Lab grant.
1:52pm
WEDC. 28 Wisconsin school districts awarded Fab Labs Grants
12:33pm
DNR. Dress for success this turkey season. 
11:49am
DOJ. Wisconsin Drug Take Back Collection #2 in the Country; Collects Over 60,000 lbs. of Unwanted Medications to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
10:22am
AG Kaul. Recognizes Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Awareness Day
8:59am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Menomonee Falls Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

Economy/Business

1:36pm
The Wisconsin Fund Coalition. Former WEDC, Commerce secretaries back creation of state 'fund of funds.'
8:52am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Energy and innovation. 

9:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Tourism Spending Takes a 30% Hit Due to Coronavirus
3:38am
WBAY. Fox Cities tourism spending dropped 35% in 2020, now looking ahead
3:34am
WJFW. Park Falls Paper Mill petitioned into receivership for second time
3:33am
Janesville Gazette. Study: Janesville-Beloit ranks near bottom of U.S. metro areas for minority worker pay
3:32am
Racine Journal Times. Tourism spending drops $71 million in Racine County due to COVID-19
3:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The largest influx ever of jobs to downtown Milwaukee by a suburban firm is coming after Milwaukee Tool financing plan approved
3:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tourism spending in Milwaukee was down nearly 40% in 2020

Coronavirus

3:37am
WKOW. Prevea Health in Green Bay providing model for state vaccinators to cut down on wasted doses
3:33am
Chippewa Herald. COVID-19 vaccine supply tops demand in Wisconsin, with 'herd immunity' distant

Statewide

10:22am
We Energies Foundation. Providing $50,000 to support public safety efforts through Rewarding Responders Grant

3:41am
WXOW. Non-profit starts “#PFAS Free Wisconsin” educational campaign
3:34am
USA Today. 'Quite striking': US birth rate falls to lowest point in more than a century, CDC report says
3:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Families Of Those Killed By Wisconsin Police Officers Hope Body Camera Footage Brings Justice

Courts

3:39am
WXPR. Divided Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Man's Gun Conviction

Education

12:36pm
UW-Stout. Best of 2020-21: Students, groups earn leadership, Wood, co-op, Global Ambassador awards
11:40am
UW-La Crosse. International Education & Engagement Office earns top honor
10:25am
UW-Eau Claire. Chemistry major aims to be a university professor after finding passion for teaching
10:24am
UW-Madison. Badger Talks video: Is herd immunity attainable?
9:25am
UW-Platteville. Attenborough honored with statewide distinguished teaching award
9:14am
UW-Platteville. Students to showcase capstone engineering projects at Senior Design Open House
8:52am
UW-Whitewater. Recent graduate is UW-Whitewater’s first Truman Scholar — a national honor
8:50am
UW-Stout. Applied social science graduate lauded for LGBTQIA+ advocacy, effective leadership

3:36am
CBS 58. Oconomowoc school board approves plan making face masks mandatory indoors, optional outdoors

Local

4:51pm
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. The passing of Pastor Jerome Smith. 
2:20pm
Milwaukee Common Council Members. Milwaukee Tool deal is important to Milwaukee on multiple levels
1:35pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Convenes “Ending Deaths from Despair Coalition” to Help Prevent Deaths from Suicide, Drug Overdose and Alcoholism
8:53am
City of Madison. Recognizing National Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Awareness Day
3:46am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on Men's Shelter Vote

3:34am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Divided Green Bay City Council OKs resolution in support of 2020 elections amid controversy
3:32am
Stevens Point Journal. Proposal goes beyond making Portage County a 'Second Amendment sanctuary' to include entire Constitution

Congress

2:21pm
I-94 East-West Econ Connect. Supporters of I-94 project meet with FHWA.

3:40am
Fox 6. Harris tours UWM clean energy lab, touts infrastructure plan. Spectrum News. 
3:36am
WTMJ. One-on-one with Vice President Harris: What the $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan means for Wisconsin

Tuesday May 4, 2021

Budget

2:02pm
Wisconsin's Green Fire. Public engagement encouraged as Wisconsin charts its energy future. 
12:04pm
LFB. 2020-21 appropriation lapses and transfers to the general fund. 

4:25am
CBS 58. Some lawmakers predict federal relief aid could impact state budget negotiations

Legislative

12:03pm
Reps. Steineke, August. WI lawmakers urge Harris to act on border crisis. 
10:02am
Rep. Duchow. Holding May 5th listening sessions with Senator Kapenga. 
8:59am
Reps. Steineke, August. Letter to Vice President Harris regarding southern border crisis. 

State Agencies

3:00pm
DOC. Shows Support for Fallen Staff Members at Anamosa State Penitentiary
2:59pm
DNR. Launches Healthy Watersheds Initiative
To Spotlight Wisconsin’s Water Resources
10:40am
Wisconsin Lottery. $162,000 Badger 5 ticket purchased in Brookfield expires May 14. 
10:39am
DNR. Updates Peninsula State Park
8:58am
WEC Energy Group. Sets industry-leading environmental goals
8:57am
DATCP. Gov. Evers Appoints Three Members to DATCP Board

Economy/Business

10:53am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. New report names Wisconsin 24th most dangerous place for workers. 
10:45am
Alliant Energy Center. Adds technology to enhance cleanliness. 

4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: New Foxconn Deal Does Not Add Risk To State, Local Governments

Coronavirus

3:52pm
DHS. Connecting Vaccinators with Groups Wanting On-Site Vaccination Clinics

4:23am
NBC 15. Dane Co. tweaks outdoor seating rules in upcoming emergency order
4:21am
AP. FDA expected to OK Pfizer vaccine for teens within week

Statewide

4:30pm
PFAS Free Wisconsin. New Wisconsin alliance calls for immediate PFAS testing of municipal drinking water systems statewide. 
1:02pm
Wisconsin Pork Association. Annual meeting June 2. 
11:11am
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation. Foundation gives more than $55,000 in grants to charitable oral care programs. 
9:01am
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Thanks municipal clerks. 

Courts

10:45am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Mitchell L. Christen.

4:22am
WISC. Dane Co. judge denies injunction that would have thrown out local health orders

Education

3:27pm
UW-La Crosse. May graduate reflects on transformative college experience
3:26pm
UW System. Investment in capital projects would increase STEM and health graduates, accelerate business growth in local communities. 
10:41am
UW-Green Bay. Guthrie Named Athletic Director at Akron University
10:02am
UW-Stout. ‘The Future Depends on Teachers’ campaign celebrates role educators play in shaping children’s lives
9:34am
UW-Stout. Crossing the stage: Returning alum eager to experience in-person commencement
9:34am
UW-Madison. Names civic engagement award in Risser’s honor

4:26am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Northwestern Mutual CEO rebukes MPS, pledges support to charter, private schools
4:22am
WKBT. Masks to be optional for West Salem students for outdoor activities
4:22am
WQOW. Construction underway on $29 million transportation center at CVTC
4:21am
Fox 6. COVID means 55 MPS classrooms have gone virtual

Local

2:00pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on recent acts of gun violence. 
1:59pm
Milwaukee Alds. Murphy, Johnson. Council approves file to require transparency and inclusiveness in use & allocation of ARPA funds
1:00pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Town of Buchanan has 120 days to remove fee, or face lawsuit. 
10:53am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to Award Nearly $1.5 Million in Mental Health Grants to Local Schools
9:33am
Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. To consider modifying or eliminating the exception to the ban on chokeholds by members of the Milwaukee Police Department. 

Congress

3:37pm
Protect Our Care. Four Years Ago Today: House Republicans Voted to Repeal the Affordable Care Act and the Politics of Health Care Changed Forever
2:58pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Why is VP Harris Visiting Wisconsin Before the Border?
12:58pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Slams New Funding Criteria that Supports Critical Race Theory
10:41am
Opportunity Wisconsin. WATCH: NEW Ad Buy As VP Harris Visits Milwaukee
9:35am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Introduces the BRIDGE Act

4:25am
WTMJ. Vice President Kamala Harris touring UW-Milwaukee labs during Tuesday's visit

Monday May 3, 2021

Budget

4:09pm
Sen. Agard. Republicans continue to show their true colors with upcoming budget plans: The time for action is now. 
3:48pm
AARP Wisconsin. Says removal of nearly 300 budget items was ill advised and poorly timed. 
3:03pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Republicans Try to Stifle Debate on Governor Ever’s Badger Bounceback Budget Proposal
10:26am
Sens. LeMahieu, Marklein; Speaker Vos, Rep. Born. Legislative Leadership Invites Governor Tony Evers to Meet on Federal Funding Plans.

1:33pm
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Ask Evers to Discuss Federal Stimulus Funding
4:23am
The Hill. States now flush with cash after depths of pandemic
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans To Remove Hundreds Of Evers' Proposals From Budget
4:17am
Chippewa Herald. State health insurance pool for schools could save money, has bipartisan interest

Legislative

4:26pm
Sen. Agard. To host "Walk in the Park" listening sessions. 
2:15pm
Rep. Anderson. Renews his request for resonable disability accommodations. 

State Agencies

3:50pm
DOR. Two weeks remain until the May 17th deadline. 
2:15pm
DATCP. Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council Members Announced
1:30pm
DATCP. Publishes Emergency Rule to Add Hemp Remediation Option
1:02pm
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City of Marshfield Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
12:14pm
AG Kaul. Highlights Arson Awareness Week
12:12pm
DOJ. Officer Involved Critical Incident at the Radisson Hotel in the Town of Oneida
10:24am
Ready Wisconsin. May 5 is NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Awareness Day in Wisconsin
10:23am
DPI Supt. Stanford Taylor. Thanking Wisconsin’s teachers of today and the future
9:27am
DNR. May Is National Clean Air Month
9:03am
OCI. Administrative Actions April 2021. 
9:00am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter May 2021. 
4:31am
DNR. Fire Danger Remains Very High And High
Across The State

4:23am
WTMJ. Wisconsin Election Commission says director acted properly when finalising presidential election results
4:22am
CBS 58. Wisconsin state Capitol to reopen after 13-month closure
4:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Observation Towers, Playgrounds Open at Wisconsin Parks
4:19am
WXPR. ‘You Got to Love Trees’ Wisconsin Chief State Forester Talks of Forest Management

Economy/Business

8:58am
WEC Energy Group. Reports solid first-quarter results
4:27am
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. Broadcasters celebrate best work of 2020 at WBA Awards Gala

1:35pm
Wisconsin State Journal. A pandemic reality: State tourism spending drops 28.3%; Dane County down 42.5% in 2020
4:22am
WKOW. Billions soon available for struggling restaurants
4:17am
La Crosse Tribune. Local restaurants struggle to find workers

Coronavirus

3:50pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. Information Center COVID-19 dashboard viewed one million times. 

4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 75 Percent Of Population Age 65 And Up Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
4:25am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. New vaccinations stagnant across western Wisconsin
4:21am
NBC 26. More than 2 million Wisconsinites have now completed COVID-19 vaccine series
4:20am
CNBC. TSA extends mask requirement for planes, buses and trains through mid-September

Statewide

4:08pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters. Conservation voters grieve for victims, families of Oneida Casino complex shootings
8:59am
Alliance for Regulatory Coordination. Governor proclaims May as Building Safety Month. 
4:31am
Sen. Cowles. Statement on Oneida Casino shooting. 
4:30am
Sen. Agard. Statement on shooting tragedy at the Oneida Casino complex. 
4:29am
Gov. Evers. Statement regarding shooting at Oneida Casino complex. 
4:28am
Rep. Steineke. Statement on Oneida Casino shooting. 

1:36pm
Oshkosh Northwestern. Radisson gunman threatened former co-worker before deadly shooting but allowed by court to possess firearms
4:24am
Green Bay Press Gazette. 'Now it's hit home.' Mass shooting at hotel and casino leaves Oneida Nation, Green Bay in mourning
4:24am
Appleton Post Crescent. 'Distressed' and 'in disbelief,' tribal leaders, Packers, Bucks executive, others speak out about Oneida Casino shooting
4:21am
Fox 11. Green Bay Packers release statement regarding hotel shooting at Oneida Casino
4:20am
WFRV. UPDATE: Oneida Nation speaks out after shooting, assistance for employees now available
4:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Police Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Killed 2 at Wisconsin Casino

Education

3:49pm
UW-Eau Claire. Dr. Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn named dean of College of Arts and Sciences
3:06pm
Marquette University. To offer Master of Science in Data Science program
2:33pm
UW-Madison. Flexible, easy-to-scale nanoribbons move graphene toward use in tech applications
2:16pm
UW-Stout. Virtual Senior Show, Stout Game Expo offer art, game experiences
12:15pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. UW Now Livestream: Post-pandemic professionalism. 
12:12pm
UW-Madison. Thousands of UW students to graduate Saturday at Camp Randall commencement ceremonies
9:43am
UW-Stout. In-person, virtual commencement ceremonies scheduled May 8 for 1,075 graduates
4:28am
MPS. Announces the release of the proposed budget for the 2021–22 school year.

1:35pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Spring Enrollment Dropped By More Than 10 Percent At 4 UW Campuses Since 2019

Local

2:34pm
Wangard Partners. Announces new hires. 
1:03pm
Kewaunee County. Encourages visitors to road trip as a part of COVID-19 recovery. 
1:01pm
Barrett Lo. Closing completed on financing for the Couture. 
12:13pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Milwaukee Police Department Continues Discriminatory Stop-And-Frisks Despite 2018 Settlement of Lawsuit
9:04am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Madison Guaranteed Income Pilot Raises More than $300,000 from Local Donors
9:03am
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Announces updated committee assignments, leadership roles. 

Congress

1:00pm
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Young.  Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure American Students Remain Globally Competitive

4:22am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: US Rep. Mark Pocan: Dems will get infrastructure plan done

 

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