Friday May 7, 2021 - Updated 4:52pm

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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