Friday July 30, 2021 - Updated 3:05pm

Governor

5:10am
WSAW. Gov. Evers declares State of Emergency due to widespread damage
5:07am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Gov. Tony Evers declares state of emergency in response to overnight storms that caused damage across Wisconsin

Legislative

3:03pm
Sen. Darling. Audit Shows More Failures by Evers’ Administration
1:36pm
AG Kaul. Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Permanently Extend Expanded Child Tax
12:16pm
Speaker Vos. Announcement regarding election investigation. 
11:56am
Joint Audit Co-Chairs Cowles, Kerkman. Audit reports noncompliance with unemployment insurance appeals timeliness. 
11:48am
LAB. Report 21-11: Fraud, Waste and Mismanagement Hotline. 
11:47am
Sen. Marklein. Column: The Best Legislation Comes From You
5:35am
Rep. Dittrich. Tours tornado damage in Concord. 

5:31am
WKOW. DHS pushes back on GOP lawmaker’s move to block UW COVID policy
5:12am
Cap Times. Tommy Thompson warns lawmakers against limiting UW's COVID-19 response
5:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Republican tries to block UW campuses from mandatory virus testing, vaccination rules
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Senator Aims To Block State Universities From Requiring COVID-19 Testing, Masking
5:08am
U.S. News & World Report. Republican to Block UW Virus Testing, Vaccination Rules
5:06am
Cap Times. Wisconsin lawmakers renew effort to require informed consent for pelvic exams under anesthesia

State Agencies

2:45pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Branches out for 2021 Annual Training
1:44pm
DOT. 42 Wisconsin State Patrol cadets become officers at graduation ceremony
12:01pm
DNR. The C.A. Lawton Co. Becomes First Green Tier Participant to Receive Special New Air Permit
11:53am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Boscobel.
5:32am
DNR. Wisconsin NRB Meeting Aug. 11

Coronavirus

12:05pm
AARP Wisconsin. Sounds alarm on vaccination rates for Wisconsin nursing homes staff. 
11:59am
Wisconsin United for Freedom. 38 Wisconsin parent groups reject lockdowns and forced masking in open letter to President Biden and WI Governor Evers. 

5:31am
Eau Claire Leader Telegram. EC health department: No current plans to require mask-wearing
5:30am
NBC 15. Vaccine mandate for Dane Co. employees ‘on the table,’ official says
5:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'Let's Not Get There': Local Leaders Reluctant To Renew Mask Mandates
5:10am
Fox 6. Masks indoors at Wisconsin State Fair per CDC recommendations
5:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson criticizes new CDC guidance, questions effectiveness of masks despite research showing they reduce COVID spread
5:04am
Racine Journal Times. 'Now is not the time to relax': Amid spike in COVID-19, Racine County officials continue to urge vaccinations

Statewide

2:44pm
Customers First! Coalition. New podcast episode: Thinking outside the landfill: Solar panel recycling. 

Education

3:05pm
UW-Eau Claire. Geology major embraces variety of opportunities after transferring to UW-Eau Claire
11:50am
UW-Stout. Third time’s the charm for veteran who returns to school, earns degree, lands job

Local

11:49am
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. Incoming, outgoing VISIT Milwaukee chairs highlight strength of our city

5:10am
WXPR. Scientific Team Creates Underground Map to Address Rhinelander PFAS Problems
5:04am
Racine Journal Times. City of Racine moves to boost funds for those threatened with eviction

Congress

11:57am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Leads Republicans in Calling on CDC to Release Info on Breakthrough Infections of COVID-19
11:51am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Signs Title 42 Discharge Petition, Biden Reverses Decision
5:35am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Cosponsors Bill to Counter Chinese Aggression
5:34am
U.S. Sens Johnson, Paul, Lankford, Scott and Hawley. Demand Chairman Peters Hold Biden Administration Accountable, Serve Subpoenas to Get Answers for the American People

Thursday July 29, 2021

Governor

11:21am
Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #128 Declaring a State of Emergency Due to Severe Weather. Executive Order #128.

4:11am
WEAU. Gov. Evers signs contract for improvement project in Eau Claire

Legislative

4:08pm
Rep. Hebl. Statement on the proposed JCRAR motion on UW System COVID protocols. 
4:07pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Responds to WEC's statement on recent election misinformation. 
4:06pm
Conservatives for a Clean Energy Future. Names 2021 Clean Energy Champions. 
2:25pm
Various Legislators. Letter to U.S. District Judge Peterson regarding Lincoln Hills. 
12:10pm
Rep. Subeck. Cries foul on Republican committee chair's fast-tracked proposal to undermine health and safety measures on UW campuses. 
12:01pm
Coalition of Physicians and Medical Schools. Memo in opposition to 2021 Assembly Bill 396
11:34am
UW System. Statement on proposed JCRAR resolution. 
4:36am
Sen. Nass. Moving to block UW System Covid-19 mandates. 

State Agencies

12:46pm
DOA Secretary Brennan. Presents $70,000 in Regional Coastal Grant Awards to Sheboygan Area Officials
12:09pm
DNR. New Zealand Mudsnails Discovered In Two
New Southern Wisconsin Streams
11:22am
DWD. Three State Agencies Come Together to Celebrate the Opening of the New Robert E. Ellsworth Correctional Center Job Center and to Highlight the Importance of Justice-Involved Programming
4:34am
DATCP. Farmstead Meats Issues Class I Recall of Jerky Products

4:32am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin DNR leaders promise continued focus on clean water
4:10am
WQOW. Wisconsin DNR, DHS introduce ‘Safe Water For All’ campaign
4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Regulators Vow To Meet Water Quality Challenges Despite Pushback From Industry, Lawmakers

Economy/Business

4:15am
WISN. Businesses follow new CDC guidelines, recommend customers mask up
4:13am
NBC 26. Local businesses discuss whether to require masks as CDC reverses guidelines

Coronavirus

4:17am
WTMJ. City of Racine now requiring masks in city buildings amid COVID-19 spike
4:17am
CBS 58. 'Get vaccinated' is the united message Wisconsin health officials say amidst COVID-19 spike
4:16am
WISC. ‘If we were all getting vaccinated, we wouldn’t even be here right now’: Frustration grows over mask recommendations
4:12am
WBAY. CDC: Florence, Pepin counties lead state in spreading COVID-19
4:09am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin COVID-19 Cases 7-Times Higher Than Month Ago
4:08am
WXPR. Several Northwoods Counties in High or Substantial COVID Transmission Category
4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Department Of Health Services: 'We're On The Path To A 4th Surge'

Statewide

4:09pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Launches Statewide Sustainability Series
11:28am
Dairy Business Association, Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Dairy groups connect members with lawmakers, reguatory issues. 
11:24am
Wisconsin Pork Association. Names 2021 Hall of Fame inductee Todd Brewer. 

4:33am
Oshkosh Northwestern. With poor data, deficient requirements and little oversight, massive public spending still hasn't solved the rural internet access problem
4:32am
Cap Times. Tight property tax limits could have unintended consequences, report finds

Courts

11:34am
UW-Madison. UW researchers join three national artificial intelligence institutes

Education

3:05pm
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. And Bolton Refuge House Display Silhouettes in Eau Claire Raising Awareness of Victims’ Rights
3:02pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. Michael Stohler named chief investment officer. 
2:24pm
UW-Eau Claire. Summer research experiences at Mayo Clinic Health System shape Blugolds' future career plans
11:29am
UW-Milwaukee. Architecture alum gives $1 million to UWM
4:35am
Marquette University. Marquette Law School Poll to release national survey of public views of the U.S. Supreme Court, Aug. 4

Local

3:04pm
City of Madison. Hiring Crossing Guards
3:03pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. Applauds probable cause decision in death of Jay Anderson, Jr. 
2:23pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Ortiz-Velez. Resolution Supporting Fentanyl Testing Strip Legalization Adopted by County Board
2:21pm
Milwaukee Alds. Johnson, Coggs. Council approves legislation exploring use of ARPA funding to provide retroactive hazardous duty pay to certain city employees
2:21pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Colleagues in Letter Urging Senate Leadership to Invest in Workforce Development
2:20pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Cullen. Proposal to increase wages and cover training costs for lifeguards adopted. 
11:26am
Washington County Exec. Schoemann. Washington County creates, delivers first ever newsletter to more than 55,000 residents August 2021. 

Congress

4:11pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Co-Sponsors Bills to Protect Americans’ First Amendment Rights and Prevent Big Tech and Big Government from Colluding to Censor Free Speech
4:10pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Applauds Passage of Appropriations Bills Containing Millions for Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District
11:32am
WPHCA, Wisconsin Hospital Association, Vivent Health. Wisconsin Health Care Groups Support Federal Legislation to Protect Access to the Health Care Safety Net and Affordable Medications for Wisconsin Patients 

4:09am
AP. Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill

Wednesday July 28, 2021

Governor

4:41am
WXOW. Evers officially memorializes Bart Starr Bridge in Green Bay
4:21am
WXPR. Waterfront Pier-Placement Rights Restored After Evers Signs ‘Protect Our Piers’ Bill

Special Session

11:48am
Sen. Pfaff. Legislature's failure to act on education proposal is irresponsible, bad for Wisconsin students. 
4:52am
DPI Supt. Underly. Statement on inaction by legislature
4:48am
Gov. Evers. Statement on Special Session to Do What’s Best for Kids
4:44am
Sen. Larson. Once again, GOP failed to close the education gap. 

4:39am
WKOW. Attempt to end extra unemployment pay fails; GOP doesn’t act on education special session
4:39am
WEAU. Special session on Wisconsin school spending ends without increases

Assembly Floor Session

4:48am
Statements on AB-336:  Speaker Vos. Rep. August. Rep. Hebl. Rep. Cabral-Guevara.

4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republicans fail to override Evers' veto of bill that would end extra unemployment benefits
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Assembly Fails Again To Block Additional Federal Unemployment Aid
4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. GOP Fails to Override Veto of Bill Ending Unemployment Aid

Legislative

2:58pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on John Doe charging decision against Joseph Mensah. 
11:47am
Coalition of Physicians and Medical Schools. Memo in opposition to 2021 Senate Bill 394.
11:39am
Sen. Smith. Column: The Facts About the Birds and the Bees
10:33am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. (Updated) Getting explicit consent for pelvic and other invasive exams critical.
9:52am
Rep. Steffen. Green Bay bridge to be renamed in memory of Bart Starr. 
4:49am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Statement on Recent Election Misinformation

4:25am
Racine Journal Times. Robin Vos on Republican call for new election probe: 'I don't know what that would prove'

State Agencies

4:46pm
DNR. Operation Deer Watch Launches Aug. 1
3:01pm
DNR. Announces New Lake Trout Regulations
For Lake Michigan And Green Bay
12:50pm
DOR. More than $1.3 billion in shared revenue and property tax credit payments released to local governments, school districts, technical colleges and special districts. 
12:06pm
OCI. Bulletin, July 28, 2021, Kidney Disease Treatment Requirements
11:39am
PSC. Receives 240 applications requesting more than $420 million for ARPA Broadband Access Grants. 
11:30am
DNR. Kicks Off Water Quality Month With Safe Water For All Campaign; Announces Panel Series
4:51am
DNR. And University Of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension And College Of Agriculture And Life Sciences Announces Nitrate Webinar Series

Coronavirus

12:52pm
Racine Public Health. City of Racine to require masks of employees and public in city buildings. 
12:05pm
DHS. Growing Case Activity and Circulation of Delta Variant Prompt Updated CDC and DHS Guidance
4:52am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Public Health Issues New Mask Recommendations & K-12 School Guidelines

4:41am
WAOW. Senator Baldwin urges vaccinations, concerned over false information
4:40am
NBC 15. Sen. Johnson rips new CDC mask guidance
4:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Officials look toward a return to widespread masking as concerns about case numbers, delta variant grow
4:27am
Fond du Lac Reporter. The CDC just recommended that some vaccinated Americans wear masks again. Here's where that applies in Wisconsin.
4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County health officials: Indoor masks 'strongly encouraged' for all, including vaccinated
4:24am
AP. CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. CDC: Mask Up In Some Situations Even If Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
4:21am
Fox 6. Milwaukee mayor encourages masks, COVID trends worsen

Statewide

3:00pm
AARP Wisconsin. Grants will help 6 Wisconsin communities fund local projects. 
2:57pm
Dairyland Power Cooperative. Names Joyce Pepin as Director, Government Relations and Legal Services. 
10:13am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. What's driving property tax increases?
9:50am
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Announces new and advancing staff as member services grow. 
4:53am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. CCWI Redistricting Reform - Ending Gerrymandering in WI Webinar with Sen. Jeff Smith and Rep. Deb Andraca - August 17th

Education

11:40am
UW-Stout. Students create augmented reality app to provide insight into campus artworks

Local

2:58pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Milwaukee Circuit Judge Says Probable Cause Exists To Charge Officer With Homicide For 2016 Fatal Shooting Jay Anderson Jr.
4:54am
Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Council approves ARPA allocation spending process measure

Congress

4:47pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Leads Delegation in Calling on DOL to Review FPUC program in WI
2:59pm
Opportunity Wisconsin. Sen. Johnson Offers Zero Solutions and More Dangerous Covid-19 Misinformation

Tuesday July 27, 2021

Governor

2:31pm
Sen. Cowles. Bart Starr Memorial Bridge signed into law. 
1:28pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Senate Bill 101 Designating the Bart Starr Memorial Bridge in Green Bay

5:15am
WKBT. Wisconsin offers $22 million of public infrastructure grants

Special Session

3:20pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. Governor Evers fights for families as Republicans try to undermine workers
12:08pm
Sen. Agard. Applauds governor's special session on education. 
10:24am
Sen. Kapenga. Three ways to help our kids. 

5:31am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers calls special session for $550 million in education spending as GOP looks at veto override attempt
5:30am
Fond du Lac Reporter. GOP lawmakers want to override a veto. Evers wants lawmakers to give more funding for schools. Neither plan is likely to happen.
5:30am
Cap Times. Evers, GOP at loggerheads over veto overrides, school funding
5:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers Calls Special Session On Increasing School Spending
5:05am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Calls Special Session While GOP Eyes Veto Overrides
5:03am
Spectrum News. Here's why neither side is likely to 'win' during Tuesday's special session

Assembly Floor Session

3:44pm
WMC. Statement on attempted veto override. 
2:29pm
Statements on AB-336: Rep. Neubauer. Rep. Bowen. Rep. Dallman. Rep. Tittl. Rep. Considine.
1:25pm
Rep. Gundrum. Statements on AB-336: Sen. Marklein. Rep. Snyder. Rep. Duchow. Rep. Callahan. Rep. Vorpagel. Rep. Rodriguez.
12:14pm
Rep. Hintz. GOP focuses on political games...again. 
12:13pm
Rep. Allen. Statement on veto override to end excessive $300 UI benefit. 
12:11pm
Rep. Magnafici. Votes to override gov's veto.

Legislative

3:24pm
Rep. Macco. Mask requirements at Green Bay Area Schools. 
2:33pm
Sen. Agard. Responds to continued Republican attacks on our democracy. 
12:09pm
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on Deregulation of Natural Hair Braiding Press Conference on the Passing of Assembly Bill 121
10:23am
Rep. Penterman. Sworn in to state Assemby. 
5:19am
Sen. Kooyenga. Statement on Yabuki Family Foundation gift to Children's Wisconsin. 

5:31am
Green Bay Press Gazette. It's 'when, not if' Green Bay's Ray Nitschke bridge will fail, but a bill meant to fund repairs first must bridge partisan gulf
5:14am
WEAU. Wisconsin Republican promises forensic election audit

State Agencies

12:06pm
DNR. Caywood Memorial Shooting Range In Vilas County To Re-Open To Public
10:25am
DCF. Pandemic relief funds available to older foster youth. 
5:38am
DWD. Announces That it is Now Accepting Applications for the Worker Advancement Initiative
5:37am
Wisconsin National Guard. Lends helping hand to support celebration of Bucks' championship win. 

5:17am
WAOW. Attorney General Kaul continues to encourage survivors to come forward
5:08am
U.S. News & World Report. Youth Inmates' Attitudes Worsening, Staff Feels 'Defeated'
5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin AG Says Politics Won't Drive Decision On Whether To Remove Natural Resources Board Chair

Economy/Business

3:22pm
Fox Cities Chamber. President and CEO joins national board. 
12:12pm
Arch Electric. Recognized as a top solar contractor in Wisconsin. 
11:04am
WEC Energy Group. To announce 2021 second-quarter results Aug. 3
10:27am
Wisconsin Innovation Awards. Finalists announced for 2021.
10:22am
WEC Energy Group. To acquire 90% ownership of Sapphire Sky Wind Energy Center

5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evictions Likely To Spike Across Wisconsin As National Eviction Moratorium Ends

Coronavirus

11:03am
The Hill. CDC to recommend masks for vaccinated people in some situations

Statewide

1:31pm
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Ted Osthelder Named President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Medicaid Health Plan in Wisconsin 
5:37am
A Better Wisconsin Together. Introduces Chris Walloch as New Executive Director

Courts

5:24am
Reuters. OxyContin maker Purdue's creditors vote in favor of bankruptcy plan

Education

1:30pm
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Annual Summit to be held in Sun Prairie Monday, August 2. 
12:06pm
DPI. Annual income guidelines set for school and day care meals

5:32am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison Area Technical College will pay off outstanding school bills for 4,500 students
5:16am
NBC 15. Dane County hits new COVID-19 vaccine milestone
5:07am
U.S. News & World Report. State DPI: School District Racism Probe Deficient

Local

5:32am
Racine Journal Times. County proposes land near airport for juvenile detention facility
5:16am
WISN. Jefferson County health officials recommend masks, even if vaccinated
5:04am
Fox 6. No plans for Milwaukee mask mandate's return

Congress

3:22pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. UPDATE: WI-05 Farm Operators Eligible for USDA Disaster Aid
1:28pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Signs onto Resolution Congratulating Bucks 2021 NBA Championship

Monday July 26, 2021

Governor

1:02pm
Gov. Evers. Announces More than $22 Million of Public Infrastructure Grants to Wisconsin Municipalities

Special Session

3:51pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Marklein, Born. Statement on governor's political special session call. 
3:29pm
Rep. Hintz. Applauds Gov. Evers' special session on education funding. 
3:28pm
AFT-Wisconsin. President Kim Kohlhaas on the special session on public education. 
2:29pm
Wisconsin Public Education Network Lawmakers must meet the needs of Wisconsin students in 2021-2022 school year. 
1:02pm
Gov. Evers. Calls Legislature into Special Session to Do What’s Best for Kids. Executive Order #127.
1:01pm
Gov. Evers. Calls Legislature into Special Session to Do What’s Best for Kids

Legislative

1:30pm
WEA Trust. And Health Tradition Health Plan announce Vaughn Vance as new President and CEO. 
10:44am
Rep. Brandtjen. Assembly Campaigns & Elections Committee to initiate more intensive investigation of fradulent activity. 
10:38am
Sen. Agard. Launches B.E.S.T. website. 

5:09am
Appleton Post Crescent. Wisconsin Assembly planning extraordinary session Tuesday for likely attempt at Evers veto overrides
5:08am
WXPR. Bill Could Restrict WI Cities From Suing Over 'Forever Chemicals'

State Agencies

3:27pm
DOC. Latest report shows Lincoln Hills/Copper Lake moving in right direction, grappling with change. 
10:46am
Wisconsin Lottery. Unclaimed $100,000 All or Nothing Ticket Expires July 30
10:32am
DNR. Offering Surface Water Grant Funding
10:30am
CMD, Common Cause Wisconsin. File Complaint Against ALEC and ALEC Legislators for Illegal Campaign Scheme

5:21am
Cap Times. DHS urges vaccines for in-person school; mask rules up to districts
5:12am
Fox 6. Newborn screening for rare diseases caught up in red tape
5:06am
U.S. News & World Report. More Groups Ask Kaul to Remove Natural Resources Board Chair

Economy/Business

10:31am
WEC Energy Group. Corporate Responsibility Report highlights commitment to affordable, reliable and clean energy

Statewide

1:01pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Statement on Former WFBF President Dan Poulson
5:32am
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Voters with disabilities speak out on voting rights on ADA 31st.

5:24am
Milwaukee Biz Times. With COVID cases on the rise, Wisconsin health leaders urging more vaccinations
5:23am
Chippewa Herald. Vaccine losing steam? Fully vaccinated percentage under 50% statewide

Education

2:51pm
UW-Stout. Artwork by alum, faculty members on exhibit in Twin Cities
1:11pm
Wauwatosa School District. Superintendent launches listening tour to gain public perspectives. 
1:09pm
Alverno College. Will host workshop on freedom of speech. 
1:08pm
UW-La Crosse. Launches incentive program to boost student vaccination rates
1:00pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. DPI Finds Cedarburg School District Racism Investigation Deficient, Orders Corrective Action To Be Taken
10:47am
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin. Hosts Trempealeau County Community Outreach Event
10:39am
UW-Platteville. Prepares to welcome students back to campus, operate at full face-to-face capacity
10:36am
UW-Stout. Student fall vaccination push includes scholarships, other prizes
10:35am
UW-Eau Clarie. Vaccinated UW-Eau Claire students eligible for scholarships, prizes
5:33am
UW System President Thompson. Announces student vaccination incentive. 

5:07am
AP. Sparked by pandemic fallout, homeschooling surges across US
5:06am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System Will Offer Scholarship Drawing For Students Who Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Local

2:53pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. 70% of Dane County residents have at least one dose of vaccine protection
10:35am
Hunger Task Force. Receives $500K capital campaign leadership gift. 
10:27am
Kewaunee County Public Health. To host COVID-19 school immunization clinic. 
5:30am
Milwaukee Professionals Association. Calls for TRIFECTA pandemic delta safety after NBA championship. 
5:26am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office investigates non-fatal shooting in Sherman Park and seeks public assistance. 

Friday July 23, 2021

Legislative

11:38am
Rep. Drake. Statement on WI retirement marketplace bill. 
10:15am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Celebrating the return of county fairs. 
10:14am
Rep. Conley. Authors prescription drug transparency bill. 
3:50am
Rep. Subeck. With Future of Roe v. Wade in Jeopardy, Wisconsin Needs the Abortion Rights Preservation Act Now
3:44am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Wisconsinites Need a Living Wage Now!

3:37am
NBC 15. Housing assistance bill introduced: How it may address labor supply strain
3:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrats Renew Push For $15 Minimum Wage

State Agencies

4:09pm
AG Kaul. Joins Coalition of Attorneys General Supporting Equitable Student Discipline in Schools
12:52pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Wisconsin employers score ESGR awards trifecta
12:51pm
DNR. Outdoors For All: Explore The Outdoors With Adaptive Equipment And All-Terrain Wheelchairs
9:09am
DNR. Wearing A Life Jacket Saves Lives
9:09am
DOA. Eviction Prevention Efforts Helping Wisconsinites Stay in Their Homes

3:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Groups Want National Resources Board Chair Removed Ahead Of Key Vote On Fall Wolf Hunt
3:38am
U.S. News & World Report. DNR Confirmation Fight Brewing After Chair Refuses to Leave

Economy/Business

2:01pm
Wisconsin Builders Association. New home construction up nearly 40 percent in first half of 2021. 

3:57am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin employers are offering more perks, better pay and hefty signing bonuses to attract workers in a 'buyer's market'
3:36am
WAOW. Wisconsin hemp farming regulations may go through federal level

Coronavirus

3:42am
Wisconsin State Journal. State health officials raise concern as delta variant cases grow in Wisconsin
3:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Unvaccinated in Wisconsin Are 'Sitting Duck' for COVID-19

Statewide

3:42am
WSAW. Over one-quarter of Wisconsin remains in at least moderate drought

Education

9:08am
UW-Eau Claire. History professor helps build a more inclusive campus and community

3:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Health Officials Push Vaccines For Eligible K-12, College Students As COVID-19 Cases Rise

Local

3:37am
Chippewa Herald. Meth related incidences surge in Chippewa Falls, 'Take A Stand Against Meth' campaign relaunched
3:36am
WKOW. Two Lafayette County Towns’ EMS Services in Jeopardy

Congress

12:53pm
U.S. Rep. Tiffany. Calls on Baldwin, Johnson to Oppose Confirmation of Tracy Stone-Manning
11:37am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Bipartisan, Bicameral Group to Hold E-Cigarette Companies Accountable for Youth Vaping Crisis

Thursday July 22, 2021

Governor

4:16am
WSAW. Gov. Evers makes surprise visit to Wausau, joins Mayor Rosenberg’s “Movin with the Mayor” event

Budget

9:18am
LFB. State tax and fee modifications included in 2021 Wisconsin Act 58.

Legislative

3:13pm
Rep. Vining. Co-authors Baby Bonds bill to improve economic security for Wisconsin families. 
1:39pm
Sen. Agard. And Democratic colleagues introduce Building Economic Security Together (B.E.S.T.) package. 
1:38pm
Reps. Petryk, Edming. Request copy of DWD report (again); highlight importance of trust fund balance. 
1:37pm
Assembly Workforce Development Democrats. Column: Wisconsin, let's talk about our workforce. 
11:44am
Rep. Plumer. Statement on opioid settlement. 
11:42am
Speaker Vos, Senate Majority Leader LeMahieu. Statement from legislative leaders on opioid settlement agreement. 
11:41am
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Urges Override of Governor Evers’ Veto

4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Lawmaker Proposes Lifetime Restraining Orders To Protect Sexual Assault Survivors

State Agencies

2:02pm
DFI. Edward Matthes sentenced for stealing $2.4 million from clients. 
1:33pm
WI Environmental and Conservation Organizations. Support legal action to end NRB Chair's holdover past the expiration of his term. 
11:41am
DHS. Governor Evers, DHS Urge COVID-19 Vaccination Ahead of 2021-2022 School Year
11:38am
OCI. Insurance Commissioner Approves Worker’s Compensation Rate Decrease that Provides Relief to Businesses Recovering from Pandemic
10:07am
DNR. And EPA To Host Air Permit Public Engagement Webinar

Economy/Business

4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Home Sales Keep Rising, Even As The Number Of Homes For Sale Keeps Falling
4:17am
WXPR. Pandemic Relief Funding Becomes Available for Timber Harvesters & Haulers

Statewide

4:41pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Tax Change Could Be Detrimental to Wisconsin Farms
11:43am
Wisconsin Medical Society. Derrick Siebert, MD, receives Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award. 
9:17am
Empower Wisconsin. Announces Stephan Thompson as Spokesman.

4:28am
WISC. ‘It’s disconcerting’: In southwestern Wisconsin jails, few inmates are vaccinated
4:18am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Average new COVID-19 cases increased for the 15th consecutive day as positivity rate jumps

Courts

3:48pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Marathon County judge selected to chair Committee of Chief Judges. 
11:39am
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Nicholson. Applauds national settlement in opioids lawsuits. 
9:20am
Milwaukee County Corporation Counsel. Milwaukee County poised to receive millions to assist in opioid abatement and prevention effort. 
9:16am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues City of Madison Over Bird-Safe Glass Ordinance That Undermines Wisconsin’s Uniform Building Code

4:21am
Wisconsin State Journal. Proposed agreement with opioid distributors would direct $400 million to Wisconsin
4:20am
The Hill. Drug companies reach tentative $26 billion national opioid settlement
4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Opioid Settlement Expected to Net $400M for Wisconsin

Education

2:02pm
UW-Eau Claire. Genetics research connects students with alumni
1:35pm
UW System President Thompson. UW System is a solution to workforce needs. 
1:32pm
Marquette University. Study finds some gecko species have developed sticky tail pads
11:38am
UW-Madison. Study identifies how lung cells sense chitin, an allergen in fungi and shellfish
10:08am
UW-Stout. More than 50 films to be featured at Red Cedar Film Festival July 29-Aug. 1
9:17am
UW-Eau Claire. New community project aims to make Chippewa Valley more antiracist and inclusive

Local

1:34pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Accepting Applications for The Partners in Equity Racial Equity and Social Justice Grant Programs
11:37am
Milwaukee County Sup. Rolland. Milwaukee County's American Rescue Plan Act Task Force will launch on Aug. 12. 
9:15am
Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors. Congratulate the Bucks on historic NBA championship. 

4:29am
WAOW. Marathon County DA faces logjam of unheard cases
4:27am
WEAU. La Crosse County overdose deaths trending upward, fentanyl a major factor

Congress

3:12pm
U.S. Reps. Steil, Grothman. And Wisconsin Delegation Urge SBA to Provide Answers to Local Residents
1:40pm
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Slotkin. Release Final Report on Defense Critical Supply Chain
9:19am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Cotton. Reintroduce Bill to Ensure Fair Aluminum Pricing for Brewers

4:28am
WTMJ. Senator Baldwin reintroduces bipartisan bill to improve veterans access to benefits
4:27am
Fox 11. Senator Ron Johnson inquires about COVID-19 vaccine safety
4:21am
La Crosse Tribune. Rep. Kind joins bipartisan group to introduce new bill to aid in testing for PFAS
4:20am
The Hill. House passes bill requiring EPA to regulate 'forever chemicals' in drinking water
4:16am
AP. Biden admin stepping up community grants from COVID bill

Wednesday July 21, 2021

Governor

9:14am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Gov. Evers: Details on Second Farm Grant Program Coming Soon

Budget

10:05am
LFB. Updated information on state and local fiscal recovery funds under ARPA. 

Legislative

4:53pm
Rep. Bowen. Statement on NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks. 
1:04pm
Senate Natural Resources Committee Democrats. Letter to Sen. Kapenga regarding Natural Resources Board appointment.  Letter to Dr. Prehn.
12:19pm
Rep. Dittrich. Introduces "Kayleigh's Law."
11:23am
Sen. Smith. Column: A Workforce for Everyone
10:04am
Sen. Johnson. Statement on the 2021 NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks. 

4:42am
Racine Jounal Times. Business, renewable energy groups align to support community solar bill
4:41am
Marshfield News Herald. Bills would lower concealed carry age to 18, allow permit holders to have guns in cars on school grounds
4:36am
WKBT. Liquor delivery?: Grocery stores see demand from customers; La Crosse tavern leaders disagree

State Agencies

2:56pm
AG Kaul. Announces $26 Billion Proposed Plan with Opioid Distributors/Manufacturer; Wisconsin Could Receive More Than $400 Million
2:36pm
WMC. Natural Resources Board Chair Should Remain Until Replacement is Confirmed by the Senate
12:19pm
DWD. June Local Employment and Unemployment Data Released

4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DOJ: 'Uneven' Response From Catholic Dioceses In Statewide Inquiry Of Clergy Abuse
4:35am
WKOW. Wisconsin DOJ investigating more than 100 reports of clergy abuse
4:35am
WISN. AG Kaul encourages more survivors to participate in clergy abuse investigation, declines to provide specifics on claims

Economy/Business

4:35am
Fox 11. Wisconsin housing market continues to see supply and demand disparities

Statewide

9:20am
Institute for Reforming Government. Continues Growth, Adds Chris Reader as Executive Vice President
9:14am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Warm Day for Farm Tech Opener in Eau Claire County

4:45am
AP. US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII
4:43am
La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin under air-quality advisory due to smoke from Canadian wildfires

Courts

2:37pm
Wisconsin Counties Association. Landmark opioid settlement proposal a milestone in Wisconsin counties' battle against drug epidemic. 

4:36am
The Hill. DOJ objects to Purdue bankruptcy settlement

Education

3:41pm
WEAC. Support Honesty in Teaching
12:15pm
Marquette University. Marquette Law School, College of Education host discussion on Wisconsin Schools and COVID aid July 21
11:24am
UW-Stevens Point. Library class potentially helps students graduate college, study finds
11:22am
UW-Madison. Research aims to give everyone a fair shot at accessing COVID-19 vaccines
9:17am
UW-Platteville. Larson co-authors Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness publication, highlighting fire regimes and social justice issues
9:17am
UW-Platteville. Computer Science + X degree program opens new opportunities for students
9:17am
UW-Platteville. The Platteville Summer Arts Festival presents the musical “Bright Star”
9:16am
UW-Platteville. Gov. Evers tours solar array, newly re-modeled Boebel Hall
9:15am
UW-Stout. CTE Summit focused on challenges, opportunities in ‘tacit knowledge’
9:14am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold builds career and life around caring for and inspiring African American communities

4:37am
Cap Times. To mask or not to mask? School districts face a mix of parent opinions and expert guidance

Local

2:06pm
Yahara WINS. Prevents nearly 62,000 pounds of phosphorus from entering local waters in 2020. 
1:47pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. City Government Prepares for the Bucks Victory Parade
12:14pm
Milwaukee County Exec Crowley. Observes Disability Pride Month ahead of American with Disabilities Act's 31st anniversary. 
4:47am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Congratulates the Milwaukee Bucks for becoming the 2021 NBA Champions. 

4:45am
WSAW. Mayors around Great Lakes say federal assistance needed to combat coastal erosion
4:38am
WXPR. Overdoses on the Rise: Pandemic Fuels Substance Abuse Issues in the Northwoods

Congress

2:56pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Leads Letter Concerning Passport Delays
1:47pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. On Fox Business: Federal Health Agencies Need to be Transparent; American People Deserve the Truth
12:12pm
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. VOCA Fix Passes Unanimously in the Senate, Secures Billions in Victim Service Funding
12:12pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Cosponsors ‘End Zuckerbucks’ Bill
11:22am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Sullivan. Announce Reintroduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Access to Veterans’ Services
4:47am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Senate Passes Legislation to Ensure Stability of the Crime Victims Fund
4:46am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Joins 175 House Members in Effort to Defend Second Amendment

4:37am
Reuters. Bipartisan U.S. bill aims to eliminate corn ethanol volume mandate
4:34am
WAOW. USDA announced $200 million for timber harvesters, haulers

Tuesday July 20, 2021

Legislative

1:41pm
Sen. Bradley. ICYMI: Senator Bradley Leads Wisconsin Effort to Stop Court Packing
10:25am
Hubbard, Wilson & Zelenkova. Memo to Legislature regarding WMS and law enforcement claims related to Kratom. 

4:06am
WBAY. Lawmaker proposes bill to fund repairs for Main Street Bridge

State Agencies

1:37pm
Humane Society of the United States. Groups call on Wisconsin Attorney General to remove Natural Resources Board chair.
12:37pm
DNR. Seeking Public Input On PFAS Contamination In Marinette, Peshtigo And Surrounding Communities
10:26am
DNR. Upriver Lakes Sturgeon Spearing Application Deadline Aug. 1
10:19am
WEDC. IRIS USA Inc, expands operations in Pleasant Prairie. 

4:05am
WEAU. Wisconsin DWD holds roundtable discussion on challenges faced by employers
4:03am
Cap Times. State gives Urban League $585,000 for business accelerator, job training

Economy/Business

10:23am
Fox Cities Chamber. Public Policy Series returns in person Aug. 18.
9:01am
Alliant Energy. In new Corporate Responsibility Report, Alliant Energy announces progress toward Clean Energy Vision

4:04am
The Hill. Delta fears grip economy as cases jump across the country
4:01am
WXPR. Where Are Wisconsin's J1 Visa Workers This Summer?

Statewide

12:38pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Ryan Neville named chief administrative officer at Marshfield Medical Center-Weston
12:37pm
Michael Best Strategies. Bolsters Healthcare Innovation Group with New Hires Tamara Quiram & Dr. Terry Sullivan
10:21am
Wisconsin Community Solar Economic Alliance. New alliance formed to advocate for community solar in Wisconsin. 

9:01am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Farm Technology Days Kicks-Off in Eau Claire County
4:07am
NBC 15. Child care providers facing staffing shortages worsened by the pandemic

Courts

4:04am
Reuters. U.S. states to unveil $26 billion opioid settlement with drug distributors, J&J - sources
4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Attorney General Supports Sending $45.5M From Opioid Settlement To Local Governments

Education

4:49pm
Marquette University. Biomedical sciences professor honored with Way Klingler Fellowship Award
2:47pm
UW-Madison. Badger Talks program adds podcast to lineup of popular public discussion events
10:35am
Carthage College. HARIBO executive Rick LaBerge joins Carthage board. 
10:21am
DPI. High school English teacher named state’s National Teacher of the Year nominee
9:04am
UW-Stout. Survey of alumni finds university exemplary in educational satisfaction
9:02am
UW-Whitewater. Starin Hall to be renamed in honor of Roger Pulliam
9:00am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Can Fund Students, Not Systems

4:02am
U.S. News & World Report. Medical Schools Address Health Disparities in Wisconsin

Local

10:22am
City of Madison. Receives Seven Proposals to Redevelop State Street Campus Garage
10:20am
Milwaukee Council Pres. Johnson, Ald. Murphy. Mayor’s initial ARPA spending plan to go before Finance and Personnel Committee in September

4:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee County Launches Pilot Program To Provide No-Cost Representation For Residents Facing Eviction, Foreclosure

Congress

4:48pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Presses Biden Administration for Data on Criminals Crossing Southern Border
4:48pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And Colleagues Introduce Bill to Boost U.S.-Taiwanese Defense Cooperation
4:47pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Special Delivery! Wisconsin workers send Senator Johnson vacation-style postcards urging him to pass the PRO Act. 
1:42pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Praises USDA Announcement on Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers
4:08am
U.S. Rep. Steil. To Serve as Ranking Member of the Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth

4:03am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Farm Groups Call For More Trade Opportunities During Ambassador's Visit

Monday July 19, 2021

Governor

12:46pm
Milwaukee Tech Hub Coalition. Governor Evers' investment in apprenticeships and workforce programs will result in long-term solutions for tech employees. 

Legislative

3:53pm
Rep. Drake. Statement on Ethan's Law. 
11:00am
Rep. Shelton. Introduces bill to repair the Ray Nitschke Memorial Bridge. 

State Agencies

3:55pm
DHS. Site Visits Highlight Lead Safety Efforts
3:54pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Civil Support Team training exercise slated for this week in Sun Prairie and Arlington
9:08am
DWD Sec. Pechacek, WEDC Sec. Hughes. Announced nearly $600,000 in New Grants to The Urban League of Greater Madison

4:30am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Wisconsin AG: State to receive $65M from Purdue Pharma settlement
4:30am
WTMJ. DNR warns beachgoers of blue-green algae risks

Economy/Business

12:43pm
WMC. COVID-19, Government Restrictions Negatively Impacted Majority of Wisconsin Businesses
9:07am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Scramble to sign up! Lake Arrowhead site for Aug. 16 golf outing. 
9:06am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. June 2021 Home Sales Report

4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Pandemic Causes Packers' Revenues To Plummet By Nearly 27 Percent

Statewide

4:35am
Spectrum News. With pandemic worsening in U.S., surgeon general worried

Courts

4:31am
NBC 26. Walmart loses lawsuit brought by worker with Down syndrome
4:31am
NBC 15. ‘I literally cannot catch a break’: Current DACA recipient reacts to DACA being ruled unconstitutional

Education

3:55pm
Marquette University. Biomedical sciences professor honored with Participating Faculty Research Award
2:26pm
UW-Stevens Point. Noels donate land at headwaters of Moses Creek to Friends of Schmeeckle
12:44pm
UW-Stevens Point. American Suzuki Institute celebrates 50 years with virtual, live performances
10:54am
UW-River Falls. Is "Foaling Around with Wisconsin 4-H."
9:09am
UW-Stout. Mentored research gives students insight into cancer, alternative ethanol resource

4:34am
Racine Journal Times. Republican groups eye school funding overhaul that factors in student poverty

Local

3:52pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Ortiz-Velez. Resolution supporting fentanyl testing strip legalization advances. 
2:25pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Lucas. Requests public assistance in investigation of golf cart thefts. 
12:42pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Signs "Right to Counsel" into law. 
9:05am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Tobacco-Free Coalition Relaunches with New Name
9:04am
Kewaunee County Public Health. Get Healthy BINGO Challenge returns for summer. 

4:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Survey: Wisconsin Great Lakes Communities To Spend $245M To Repair Coastal Damage
4:30am
WJFW. Marathon County experiences low vaccination rate in rural areas

Congress

12:43pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Unveils "Wisconsin 2030: The Education Path to Prosperity"

4:29am
WXOW. U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai visits Stoddard farm for round-table with local farmers
4:28am
The Hill. Biden order to strengthen hand of small farmers in legal fights

Friday July 16, 2021

Governor

1:47pm
Gov. Evers. Applauds WHEFA for a successful 2021 Fiscal Year helping Wisconsin nonprofits. 
5:34am
Gov. Evers. Signs "Ethan's Law."

5:21am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Gov. Tony Evers signs 'Ethan's Law,' honoring Manitowoc boy slain after being placed with man who'd admitted child abuse

Legislative

5:26pm
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on SCERB's subcommittee approval of Vel Phillips Statue. 
10:03am
Sen. Marklein. Coumn: Keeping My Eyes on the Roads

5:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. State budget committee approves $1.65 million deal to add 220 acres to Devil's Lake State Park

State Agencies

3:55pm
DHS. Multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium includes Wisconsin. 
11:27am
WEDC. Grant helps Urban League aid startups. 
10:11am
DNR. Wisconsin Beachgoers: Be Aware Of Blue-Green Algae Risks 

5:33am
WTMJ. Visitors at 6 Wisconsin correctional institutions can get COVID-19 vaccine

Economy/Business

5:33am
CBS 58. Wisconsin's unemployment rate remains stagnant as debate over labor shortage continues
5:21am
Appleton Post Crescent. Northeast Wisconsin businesses struggle to attract, retain employees amid labor shortage worsened by COVID-19 pandemic
5:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Remains 3.9%
5:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'We Aren’t A Bunch Of Lazy People': Rejoining Workforce Isn’t Easy For Some Who Lost Jobs To COVID-19

Statewide

5:17am
Cap Times. Ted Nugent hired as spokesman for group that pushed for Wisconsin's gray wolf hunt
5:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Drug Overdose Deaths Reached New Records In Wisconsin In 2020

Courts

3:47pm
WI Supreme Court. Accepts five new cases. 

5:19am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin Supreme Court puts on hold lower court ruling that voided GOP redistricting contracts
5:18am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Wisconsin Supreme Court for now reinstates redistricting lawyers for Republican legislators
5:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. SCOWIS: GOP Legislators Can Hire Private Attorneys Ahead Of Redistricting

Education

1:48pm
Marquette University. Spanish professor honored with Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award. 
11:22am
UW Eau Claire. Alumnus successfully navigates international company through pandemic. 
10:11am
DPI. Department will hold public hearing on proposed rules related to Parental Choice and Special Needs Scholarship programs

5:20am
Racine Journal Times. Legal groups issue dueling letters to school districts over critical race theory
5:16am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Report: UWM faces daunting financial challenges

Local

2:36pm
Mlk. Supv Wasserman. Food Truck Festival coming to Milwaukee Lakefront Saturday. 

5:17am
Racine Journal Times. In aftermath of drownings, county OKs pay raises for lifeguards and water patrol assistants

Local Politics

11:26am
City of Racine. Racine residents encouraged to claim their child tax credit. 

Thursday July 15, 2021

Governor

10:54am
Governor Evers. WEDC Celebbrate Heartland Produce Groundbreaking on New $29 Million Facility in Kenosha. 
9:50am
Gov. Evers. Orders flags to half-staff in honor of U.S. Airforce Airman 2nd Class Edward J. Miller. 

4:23am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Directs $130 Million Toward Workforce Development
4:21am
Marshfield News Herald. Evers announces $130 million in American Rescue Plan funding for workforce development initiatives

Legislative

3:47pm
Sen. Jacque. Governor signs "Ethan's Law"
3:43pm
Rep. Considine. Column: Wisconsin's Past, Present, and Future in Hemp. 
3:41pm
Rep. Ramthun. Requests a Forensic Audit for Wisconsin.
2:15pm
Coalition for Community Solar Access. Republicans Push Community Solar Legislation in Wisconsin. 
9:56am
Rep. Shankland, Midwest Environmental Advocates. Release memo and statement detailing problematic impact of 2021 Assembly Bill 392 on the state's spill law.  Leg. Council Memo
8:28am
Rep. Petryk. Governor's action to help Wisconsin's workforce was needed last year. 
4:33am
Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum. Conservative leaders introduce community solar bill in Wisconsin. 

4:25am
WXPR. Report Prompts New Calls for WI to 'Raise the Age' for Criminal Responsibility

State Agencies

5:14pm
OCI. Governor Signs Law to Enhance Insurance Cybersecurity Measures. 
3:46pm
DATCP. Agricultural Security Fund Responds to Pipeline Foods Bankruptcy Announcement. 
3:42pm
DHS. Wisconsin Launches "Our Doctors" Multimedia Campaign. 
2:11pm
DNR. Spring Waterfowl Survey Results Show Overall Population Increase. 
2:08pm
DOC. Offering Vaccination During Visitation.
12:33pm
DWD. BLS Data: Wisconsin Adds 10,700 Total Non-Farm, 8,400 Private Sector Jobs in June; Labor Force Grows by 10,000 Over Month. 
10:48am
AG. Kaul. Takes action on open housing cases. 
10:45am
DATCP. AEA Snapshot: Cast Rock AEA Protects Soiil and Water Quality through Conservation Practices. 
10:03am
DWD. Wisconsin Agricultural Education and Workforce Development Council Announces Membership, Sets Ambitious Goals
8:50am
DNR. Think Smart Before You Start This Summer:
Follow ATV/UTV Safety Precautions And Use Care On Uneven Terrain
4:27am
WHEDA. Opens applications for Innovation Housing Tax Credits

4:26am
WEAU. Attorney General Kaul joins coalition for child car seat safety
4:26am
WTMJ. Swimming app operators say Wisconsin regulators are all wet
4:22am
La Crosse Tribune. Utilities call for quick re-vote on permit; opponents say courts should decide power line's fate
4:21am
Marshfield News Herald. After years of failure, Defense Department moves to address sex assault in National Guard

Economy/Business

2:13pm
WI Builders Association. Names Badger Craftsman Award Winners. 
2:12pm
WI Builders Association. Names Builder of the Year Award.
2:10pm
WI Builders Foundation. Awards $13,550 in Scholarships for Students Pursuing Trades Education. 
2:07pm
WEC Energy Group. Declares quarterly dividend. 
4:31am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Green Bay, Door County and Eau Claire first three stops in venture capital report tour.

4:20am
Appleton Post Crescent. Neenah Paper is closing its 'no longer competitive' Appleton facility, affecting 100 jobs

Statewide

8:52am
Transportation Development Association. Tourists make up for lost time, flock to Wisconsin destinations once again. 

4:24am
Spectrum News. UW Health doctor explains why COVID-19 cases are climbing
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Post-Pandemic Health Funding: 'We Hope This Changes The Minds Of Public Officials'

Courts

5:13pm
Supreme Court. Waity v. LeMahieu.  Order for Bypass. Order Regarding Temporary Relief.

4:27am
WSAW. Wisconsin Assembly appeals loss in open records case
4:26am
Fox 11. Sales tax change could be 'catastrophic,' counties say
4:20am
Racine Journal Times. State appeals court: Safer Racine rules were unconstitutional

Education

5:09pm
Marquette University. College of Education Receives Nearly $1 million HRSA Grant to Support Behavioral Health Workforce for Underserved Communities. 
3:45pm
WI Technical College System. Dr. Rodney Pasch elected Board President. 
2:07pm
Dairy Innovation Hub. Funds second round of research grants at UW-Platteville. 
12:31pm
DPI Supt. Underly. Column: Legislature has second chance to support our schools and our kids. 
10:02am
UW-Madison. Study evaluates accuracy of tests for Bartonella infection in dogs
9:38am
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Receives grant to increase diversity within the nursing workforce. 
9:19am
UW-Eau Claire. Lifting up students and closing the gap: Upward Bound at UW-Eau Claire
8:31am
UW-Stout. Computer networking alum working to protect companies from cyberattacks
8:26am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Degree of difficulty: Challenges for UW-Milwaukee in a turbulent time. 

Local

3:44pm
Milwaukee Supv. Taylor. To Kick-off Summer Park Clean-Up Series at Lincoln Park. 
4:32am
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Committee moves forward ARPA funding for Universal Basic Income program, Office of Veterans Affairs

4:26am
WKOW. Less than 1 percent of vaccinated people catch COVID-19 in Dane County
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Long Waits For Federal Rental Assistance Leave Milwaukee-Area Residents Fearing Eviction

Congress

9:58am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Resolution Condemning CCP's Human Rights Abuses Gets PSC Endorsement

4:22am
USA Today. Biden administration wants to permanently extend Child Tax Credit expansion past the end of 2021

Wednesday July 14, 2021

Governor

4:41pm
Speaker Vos, Sen. LeMahieu. Governor waits 500 days to take action to help state's workforce recover. 
3:19pm
New North. Hosts Gov. Evers' workforce investment announcement. 
1:29pm
WMC. Gov. Evers’ Initiative Will Do Little to Attract & Retain a Talented Workforce
11:06am
Rep. Shelton. $130 million in workforce solutions investment from Governor Evers. 
11:05am
Gov. Evers. Announces Groundbreaking $130 Million Investment in Workforce Solutions 

4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. School districts say Tony Evers' $125-per-pupil boost won't help with long-term costs
4:10am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Not Changing Schedule After Possible COVID-19 Exposure
4:09am
Cap Times. Tony Evers' additional federal funding for schools will bring more than $3 million to MMSD

Budget

4:25am
UW-Stevens Point. Albertson Hall replacement at UW-Stevens Point is funded in state budget

Legislative

3:17pm
RENEW Wisconsin. Community solar legislation would expand renewable energy access. 
2:03pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Racine Journal Times should be ashamed.
11:02am
Sen. Smith. Column: The Budget is Just the Beginning
11:01am
Rep. Snodgrass. Child tax credit as game changer for families, economy.

4:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP bill would establish community solar program; utilities strongly opposed

State Agencies

2:05pm
PSC. FCC to require 10-digit dialing code for Wisconsin residents beginning October 24th. 
2:04pm
DATCP. Certification Exam Changes for Commercial Pesticide Applicators
2:04pm
DHS. Wisconsin Submits Plan to Enhance and Improve Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services
1:30pm
DNR. 2021 Elk Hunt Application Winners Announced
1:29pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Warns DATCP Against Regulating New Pool Sharing Start-Up
1:26pm
AG Kaul. Calls on Federal Regulators to Act on Child Car Seat Safety
1:26pm
DOC, DWD. Open job center inside Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution. 
10:21am
DNR. Common Tern Reaches An Uncommon Milestone

4:24am
WAOW. DNR: declining grouse population due to degrading environment
4:23am
WEAU. DNR to provide free well water testing at Farm Technology Days
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal For Vel Phillips Statue On Wisconsin Capitol Grounds Receives Preliminary Approval
4:14am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin DNR working on wolf hunt and management plans
4:10am
U.S. News & World Report. More Than 100 Church-Related Abuse Claims Filed With DOJ

Economy/Business

4:04pm
Fox Cities Chamber. Responses sought for annual Fox Cities Employer Benefit Survey.

4:24am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Bucks busing in 'hundreds' of out-of-state employees for NBA Finals
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New Federal Funding Aimed At Small Meat Processors Could Help Industry Capitalize On Pandemic Demand

Statewide

1:27pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Recognized for lactation services. 
10:22am
Forward Analytics. Releases 4th edition of The Green Book, A Book of County Facts. 

Courts

10:23am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Appoints Samuelson to head OLR.

4:13am
Fox 6. Wisconsin absentee ballot drop box fight
4:12am
Chippewa Herald. US Democratic committee seeks intervention in conservative lawsuit challenging ballot drop boxes in Wisconsin

Education

1:28pm
UW-Madison. Combining low-dose radiotherapy with immunotherapy eradicates metastatic cancer in mice
1:27pm
UW-Eau Claire. Building bridges between health care and higher education to enhance patient care
11:03am
Wisconsin Beef Council. Beef in the Classroom grant program impacts nearly 6,000 students. 
9:03am
UW-Stout. Professors receive sabbaticals, named fellows, earn endowed chairs and professorships
8:59am
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold and two-time national track and field champion sets sights on Olympics

Local

11:04am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Awarding Over $187,000 to School Districts, Local Organizations for Driver’s License Program
9:02am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Madison Recognized as One of the Best American Cities at Using Data and Evidence to Improve Residents’ Lives
4:28am
Rock County Cancer Coalition. Announces new Executive Director. 

4:23am
CBS 58. Milwaukee Mayor Barrett says increase in positive COVID tests should be concerning
4:23am
NBC 15. Janesville, 143 other cities will remain metropolitans after all
4:22am
WKBT. City of La Crosse puts PFAS-contaminated well online temporarily to flush pipes
4:22am
WQOW. What’s next after PFAS found in Eau Claire wells

Congress

4:39pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. And Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative and Dairy Business Association Host Congressman Thompson
3:18pm
U.S. Rep. Steil. To Federal Reserve Chair Powell: Inflation Hurting Wisconsin Families
12:19pm
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Wild, King, Lankford. Introduce Legislation to Protect American Research and IP from Adversaries

4:24am
WCLO. Three Wisconsin Counties designated primary natural disaster areas

Tuesday July 13, 2021

Governor

4:33am
WTMJ. Person who attended Evers' budget-signing ceremony tests positive for COVID-19

Budget

12:41pm
Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Following Gov. Evers’ Signing of the Biennial Budget, AFP and MacIver Institute Highlight Legislature’s Commitment to Tax Relief
10:25am
Badger Institute. Evers administration should update income tax withholding schedules to align with tax relief

4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. School Officials, Activists React To Budget That Falls Short Of What Many Wanted For School Funding

Legislative

3:07pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on events in Caledonia.

4:27am
Madison.com. Wisconsin state senator wants six-figure fines for social media platforms that ban politicians
4:22am
Fox 6. More tax cuts, Assembly speaker suggests

State Agencies

4:38pm
PSC.
Seeks Applications for Critical Infrastructure Microgrid and Community Resilience Center
Pilot Grant Program
3:05pm
DNR. Offering Free Well Water Screening
At Farm Technology Days
3:03pm
Wisconsin Lottery. Lucky 7's Pay Off for Saturday Night Pick 4 Lotto Players
12:10pm
DNR. Launches Webpage To Provide Information Hub For Special Well Casing Depth Area In Towns Of Hudson And Warren In St. Croix County
11:20am
AG Kaul. Issues Update on Statewide Inquiry into Clergy and Faith Leader Abuse
9:23am
DNR. Announces 2021 Invader Crusader Award Winners

4:22am
WXPR. DNR Cancels Third Straight Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

Economy/Business

11:19am
WEC Energy Group. WPS honored as one of nation's most trusted energy companies

4:34am
Fox 11. Oshkosh businesses face staffing concerns ahead of EAA AirVenture
4:34am
NBC 26. 'More money into the pockets of families': Advance child tax credit payments start this week
4:32am
WAOW. Food shortages impact restaurants, bars
4:22am
WSAW. Wisconsin farmers hope for an end to tariffs and trade war

Statewide

9:22am
Security Health Plan. How a dreaded chore became a treasure: health coaching changes teacher’s life

4:26am
Racine Journal Times. 'Not everyone has to come to jail': COVID changes could bring sweeping transformation to incarceration in Wis.
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Broadband Keeps Older Wisconsinites Connected, Healthy

Courts

10:25am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Judicial Commission v. Scott C. Woldt.
9:25am
League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Latest court of appeals decision further confirms demise of dark store. 

Education

4:38pm
UW-Eau Claire. Drum and bugle corps trains at UW-Eau Claire, plans public performances
12:11pm
UW-Green Bay. Wendy Woodward to lead digital transformation effort for UW-Green Bay as its CIO
11:18am
UW-Platteville. Announces graduate program in sport administration
10:30am
Alverno College. Kunkel-Jordan Appointed Dean of the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing and Health Professions 
10:26am
UW-Eau Claire. Alumni of Color Network has ‘higher calling’
10:26am
DPI. Public comment period open for draft academic standards
9:24am
UW-Stout. First-generation graduates, brothers hired before graduation make their family proud
9:22am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. To ACLU of Wisconsin: Schools Not Required to Teach Critical Race Theory

4:33am
NBC 15. More than 92% of UW-Madison students plan to be fully vaccinated by fall

Local

4:41pm
Central Racine County Health Department, Racine Public Health. Racine County's health officers urge vaccination and promote pop-up clinics. 
4:39pm
City of Madison. American Rescue Plan Act Allocation Information Sessions Scheduled for July 22nd and July 27th
3:06pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Demands Elmbrook Schools Remove Sexually Explicit Books Accessible to Children
3:06pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Signs County Board Resolution creating ARPA Task Force. 
3:04pm
A Better Mount Pleasant. Village Board unanimously votes to blight local business for Foxconn. 
11:17am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Milwaukee Recovery and Resilience Plan Includes Investment in Reckless Driving Reduction, Public Safety, and Other Community-Focused Initiatives

4:35am
WEAU. PFAS detected in City of Eau Claire wells
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Mayor Wants To Put Nearly $14M In Federal Relief Funds Toward Workforce Development

Congress

4:35am
WQOW. Rep. Kind dishes details of child tax credit at Ramone’s Ice Cream Parlor
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Senators Seek Medicaid-Like Plan to Cover Holdout States

Monday July 12, 2021

Governor

10:39am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Evers Thankfully Vetoes Delay in Local Redistricting

4:29am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers vetoes GOP bills to delay local redistricting, prohibit enforcement of federal firearm laws
4:29am
Stevens Point Journal. Mill bill: Gov. Tony Evers vetoes bill awarding $65 million in federal loans for purchase of two paper mills
4:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Vetoes Redistricting, Gun Sanctuary Bills

Budget

2:46pm
LFB. Partial vetoes of 2021 Wisconsin Act 58.

Legislative

4:49pm
Rep. Emerson. City of Eau Claire finds PFAS in city wells. 
2:53pm
Sen. Bewley, Reps. Meyers, Milroy, Shankland. Legislators introduce state funding solution to support Verson & Park Falls mills. 
10:43am
Sen. Felzkowski. Governor Evers vetoes bill that passes Senate floor 29-1.
9:18am
Sen. Bradley. Unveils Tech Accountability Bill

4:34am
WBAY. UPFRONT: Vos says Evers shouldn’t take full credit for tax cuts in state budget

State Agencies

2:45pm
DNR. Sharp-Tailed Grouse Hunting Season Remains Closed For Fall 2021
2:43pm
DATCP, DOR. Warn Consumers to be Alert for Fraudulent Collection Mailings
12:30pm
DNR. Awards Brownfields Grant To City Of Bloomer
11:49am
DNR. Participate In Ruffed Grouse West Nile
Virus Sampling This Fall
10:44am
WEDC. PartsBadger LLC expands in Cedarburg
10:38am
Wisconsin Lottery. Celebrates Lottery Week.
9:17am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Waterloo Safe Drinking Water And Clean Water Project

4:35am
Fox 11. Rural areas amongst state's lowest vaccination rates, according to DHS updated data
4:28am
Chippewa Herald. Foxconn reports enough spending, hiring for first $29 million in state tax credits
4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Wildlife Officials Worried About Bird Illness
4:26am
WXPR. Conservation Group: DNR Must Take Aggressive Action on High Deer Population, CWD Spread

Economy/Business

4:35am
WXOW. Higher wages needed to entice employees back to work
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A surge in evictions is almost certain to happen when the moratorium ends. But the truth is they've been happening all along.

Statewide

12:33pm
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Take Action this Week for Fair Voting Maps in Wisconsin
12:31pm
Wisconsin Women in Conservation. Wisconsin Women in Conservation Week July 12-18 Highlights Contributions of Women Farmers and Landowners along with Conservation Professionals and Educators
12:00pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Kerley-de la Cruz signs on as Policy Coordinator. 

Courts

4:47am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. LaMahieu - Response to supplement to their expedited petition to bypass. 
4:46am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. LeMahieu - Motion for leave to file a response to supplement to their expedited petition to bypass. 
4:45am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. LeMahieu - Motion for reconsideration.
4:43am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. LeMahieu - Court-ordered supplement to their expedited petition for bypass.
4:42am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. LeMahieu - Unopposed motion for leave to file a brief amicus curiae. 
4:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. LeMahieu - Brief in opposition to defendants' expedited petition for bypass and expedited motion for stay pending appeal. 
4:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. LeMahieu - Proposed reply memo in support of expedited petition for bypass and expedited motion for stay pending appeal. 
4:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. LeMahieu - Motion to file replay memo in support of expedited petition for bypass and expedited motion for stay pending appeal. 
4:37am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. LeMahieu - order.
4:36am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. Vos - order. 

Education

3:50pm
Marquette University. Selects Spanish, philosophy faculty to direct REIS program
3:49pm
UW-Eau Claire. Study assesses EDI practices in UW-Eau Claire athletics department
2:44pm
UW-Stout. Collaboration, continuous improvement and innovation part of WiFab Retreat West
2:44pm
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. UW Now Livestream: Climate trends and impact. 
2:42pm
UW-River Falls. Welcomes new chancellor this week.
10:44am
UW-Whitewater. To launch an online Master of Science in Marketing

Local

2:51pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes Conway, Metro Transit. Release New Designs of State Street BRT Stations to Address Concerns
11:48am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Focuses on Jobs and Workforce Readiness In Milwaukee Recovery and Resilience Plan
9:15am
Milwaukee County Sup. Coggs-Jones. Partners with House of Correction to promote COVID-19 vaccinations.

4:26am
Fox 6. $30M for Milwaukee housing, mayor says of Rescue Plan funds

Congress

3:50pm
Senators Baldwin, Reverend Warnock, Ossoff. Introduce New Legislation to Expand Quality, Affordable Health Care Coverage

Friday July 9, 2021

Governor

4:29pm
Sen. Felzkowski. Governor Evers misses opportunity to support northern businesses. 
4:28pm
Gov. Evers. Takes action on two bills. 
3:48pm
Rep. Krug. Celebrates signing of septic assistance bill. 
2:33pm
Sen. Cowles. Bill to promote tax transparency signed into law. 
12:48pm
Rep. Shankland. Committed to supporting the paper industry, outlines next steps for Mill Bill.  LFB Memo
11:42am
Sen. Bewley. Now is not the time for Republicans to gamble on the future of our paper industry. 
11:41am
Sen. Stroebel. Evers wields veto to again attack small businesses. 
11:14am
Rep. Edming. Governor Evers refuses to help the timber industry with veto of the "Mill Bill"
9:04am
Coalition to Repeal the Personal Property Tax. Statement on veto of AB 191. 
9:01am
Sen. Jacque. Bipartisan clean water bill signed by governor. 
2:05am
Rep. Steffen. Bill to return personal property aid payments signed into law. 
2:03am
Rep. Krug, Sen. Testin. Evers vetoes "Mill Bill" leaving central Wisconsin families in the lurch. 

2:43am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Vetoes Bill Financing Purchase of Closed Paper Mills
2:39am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers vetoes bill that would've kept legislators' discipline records for sexual harassment confidential
2:34am
WEAU. Evers signs bill allowing natural hair braiding without license
2:34am
WKOW. Gov. Evers signs bill protecting workers from UI tax hike
2:32am
WSAW. Gov. Evers vetoes Mill Bill

Budget

4:58pm
Wisconsin Personal Services Association. In-home care providers applaud Governor Evers, Legislature for personal care increase. 
3:49pm
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on the 2021-23 budget signing. 
3:47pm
Rep. Kitchens. Statement on the budget. 
2:34pm
Serve Wisconsin. Bipartisan efforts honor AmeriCorps members' service by exempting the Segal Education Award from state income tax. 
12:49pm
1000 Friends of Wisconsin. State transportation budget is most harmful in a decade. 
10:21am
AARP Wisconsin. Frustrated but optimistic that budget proposals helping those 50-plus will be addressed by separate legislation this fall
10:20am
Rep. Brooks. Statement on Governor Evers' signing of the state budget. 
9:03am
Rep. Plumer. Statement on 2021 Act 58.
9:03am
Wisconsin Towns Association. Statement on the 2021-23 state budget. 
2:02am
Statements on state budget: TDS Telecom. DATCP Sec.-designee Romanski. Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Rep. Hebl. Rep. Tittl. Kids Forward. Sen. Kapenga. Rep. Baldeh. Leading Age Wisconsin.

2:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers Signs State Budget, Including GOP-Backed Tax Cut
2:42am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Signs GOP-Written State Budget With $2B Tax Cut
2:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tony Evers signs Republican-written state budget that cuts income taxes, announces $100 million more for schools
2:38am
Racine Journal Times. State Republicans don't want Evers taking credit for tax cuts he OK'd but didn't propose
2:38am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers signs GOP-authored state budget with billions in income tax cuts
2:37am
Cap Times. Gov. Tony Evers signs GOP-authored state budget, announces more funding for schools
2:33am
NBC 15. Senate GOP Leader claims total victory in Wisconsin budget battle

Legislative

11:13am
Rep. Behnke. Curriculum transparency bill. 
10:23am
Sen. Marklein. Column: The Governor Signed the Legislature's Budget with 50 Vetoes

2:36am
Cap Times. Republican proposal would require school districts to post curriculum lists online

State Agencies

3:47pm
OCI. Administrative Actions June 2021.
11:11am
Wisconsin National Guard. Annual “boss lift” gives employers a glimpse into dual lives of Citizen Soldier employees
10:25am
DNR. Following Multi-State Reports Of Sick Songbirds
10:22am
DHS. New Maps Provide Additional Geographic Breakdowns of COVID-19 Vaccination Data
9:01am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Cumberland  Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

Economy/Business

2:37am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Foxconn's partner Fisker in discussions with Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation for 'electric vehicle manufacturing'
2:33am
WXOW. Local restaurants struggle with shortages post pandemic

Environment/Outdoors

2:41am
U.S. News & World Report. Report: Great Lakes Region Needs About $2B for Flood Repairs

Statewide

2:32pm
Security Health Plan. Eau Claire woman kicks the habit after 50 years with help from health coach at Security Health
10:29am
Fair Maps Coalition. Map-making week of action. 
9:00am
Fair Rates for Wisconsin's Dairyland. July 10th is National Lineworker Appreciation Day
2:04am
Survival Coalition. Update July 6: COVID Cases and Deaths Among People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Wisconsin

Courts

2:40am
U.S. News & World Report. Court: DNR Can Impose Farm Conditions, Consider Well Impact
2:36am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Supreme Court Affirms DNR Authority To Restrict, Deny Farm Permits To Protect Water
2:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DOJ: Wisconsin Could Get $65M Under Proposed Opioid Settlement
2:35am
Duluth News Tribue. Parties agree on $1 million settlement in Superior refinery explosion class-action lawsuit

Education

11:43am
UW-Madison. Educators publish free workbook to help instructors teach climate change science
11:41am
UW-Eau Claire. UW System Board of Regents approves new bioinformatics major
11:13am
UW-Eau Claire. Board of Regents votes to support Sonnentag Event Center and Field House
10:28am
Badger Advocates. Applauds the Board of Regents for showing prudence in tuition rate setting process. 
9:05am
UW System. Presidential Serch Committee named. 
9:02am
UW-Stout. Board of Regents approves promotions, tenure for 28 faculty

2:41am
U.S. News & World Report. Free to Raise Tuition, UW Regents Choose Not To

Local

3:46pm
Racine Public Library. To host pop-up vaccine clinic at Lunch Break at the Library.
2:35pm
Dane County Treasurer. Do not fall for tax mail scam. 
10:27am
Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. Statement regarding the reinstatement of Alfonso Morales as Chief of Police. 

Congress

10:22am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Collins, Tester. Lead Bipartisan Push for TRIO Program Funding to Assist First-Generation, Low-Income College Students
8:59am
U.S. Rep. Steil. Announces 2021 Congressional App Challenge
2:32am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. About the Journal Sentinel hit piece

Thursday July 8, 2021

Budget

4:19pm
Statements on state budget: WEACWisconsin Hospital Association. Rep. Katsma. Rep. Rodriguez. Sen. Feyen. Rep. Dallman.
3:41pm
Statements on state budget:  Sen. Ballweg. UW-River Falls. Sen. Benier. Rep. Cabral-Guevara Wisconsin Public Education Network. Rep. Kerkman.
3:11pm
Statements on state budget: ExcelinEd in ActionRep. Summerfield. Rep. McGuire. Rep. Krug.
2:42pm
Statements on state budget: Sen. Marklein. WMCRep. James. Sen. Testin. Rep. Knodl. Rep. Dittrich. Rep. Vining. Rep. Kurtz. Rep. Wichgers.
1:35pm
Statements on state budget;  Rep. Swearingen. Sen. Kooyenga. Sen. Felzkowski. Sen. Larson.
1:31pm
Statements on state budget: A Better Wisconsin Together. Sen. Agard. Sen. Stroebel. Rep. Neubauer. Rep. Macco. Rep. Shankland.
12:35pm
Statements on state budget: Joint Finance Co-Chairs Marklein, Born. Rep. Subeck. Rep. Conley. Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Rep. Tranel.
12:17pm
Statements on state budget:  Wisconsin Laborers' District Council. Disability Service Provider Network. Wisconsin Assisted Living Association. Sen. Smith.
11:57am
Statements on state budget: Madison Mayor Rhodes Conway. Sen. LeMahieu. Association for Equity in Funding. Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. UW System.
11:49am
Statements on state budget: Rep. Steineke. Wisconsin Dental Association. WHCA/WiCAL. Rep. Snodgrass. Rep. Magnafici.
10:47am
Rep. Hesselbein. Statement on Gov. Evers budget action.
10:47am
OCI. Budget Delivers on Expanded Health Care Access
10:46am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Gov. Evers signing 2021-23 budget. 
10:34am
Gov. Evers. Signs One of the Largest Tax Cuts in Wisconsin State History, Announces More Than $100 million in New Funding for Public Schools. Veto Message

Governor

4:53pm
Gov. Evers. Takes action on 16 bills.
4:20pm
Gov. Evers. Signs Assembly Bill 406, Ensures Wisconsin Businesses Continue to Bounce Back
4:39am
Wisconsin Faith Voices. Letter requesting budget vetoes.

4:36am
WKOW. ‘A really mean-spirited cut’: Madison mayor hopes for help after state budget cuts transit money
4:28am
La Crosse Tribune. Internet services now included under state emergency rental and utility assistance program
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Local Leaders Call On Evers To Sign 'Mill Bill' That Could Help Reopen Shuttered Paper Mills

Legislative

2:45pm
Sen. Bradley. What changed on the border, Governor Evers?
1:38pm
MMSD. Milwaukee River Estuary Cleanup Proposal Deserves Final Approval

4:37am
WXOW. OWI on ATVs, boats, and snowmobiles are now considered separate offenses, but a new bill could change that
4:37am
WTMJ. Wisconsin drunk drivers still skirting OWI laws despite ignition lock compliance
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Colby Angles To Be Wisconsin's Big Cheese
4:19am
Fox 6. Enforcing tobacco age: Conflicting laws hinder Wisconsin police efforts
4:18am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 300 Wisconsin Child Care Providers Lost Out On COVID-19 Relief Funds Because Of Missing Background Checks

State Agencies

2:46pm
DNR. Biologist Finds “Holy Grail” Of Rare Plants In State Natural Area
12:00pm
Wisconsin National Guard. REACT Center provides virtual training for deployed Wisconsin Air Guardsmen

4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Mailer Sent to 100,000 Wisconsin Voters Who May Have Moved
4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin National Guard Unit Headed to Southwestern Border

Economy/Business

10:38am
Brown County Port & Resource Recovery Dept. An up & down ride for shipping.

4:35am
NBC 26. Local hotels short-staffed amid workforce shortage in the hospitality industry
4:20am
WSAW. AAA: Gas prices continue to climb, not stopping anytime soon

Statewide

3:12pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Applauds big week of wins for family farmers. 
4:39am
WisTAF. Welcomes three institutions as "Prime Partners" in supporting justice for all. 

Courts

4:16pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. And Kewaunee County clean water advocates celebrate Supreme Court victory. 
1:39pm
AG Kaul. Announces Proposed Resolution with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler Family for Their Role in the Opioid Crisis
12:10pm
Clean Wisconsin. Supreme Court sides with Clean Wisconsin in two critical environmental cases. 
8:10am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Clean Wisconsin v. DNR.
8:10am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Clean Wisconsin v. DNR.

4:27am
The Hill. 36 states, DC sue Google, alleging antitrust violations in app store
4:20am
AP. More states agree to settlement plan for opioid-maker Purdue

Education

1:32pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Sues MPS for Unconstitutional Union Leave Policy
12:04pm
Security Health Plan. Invests in Owen-Withee School District
11:58am
UW-Eau Claire. National Student Exchange creates new learning opportunities for Blugolds
9:34am
WAICU. Wisconsin's private colleges hold 25th annual statewide visit week. 
9:33am
UW-Milwaukee. Debbie Chen named 2021-22 Architectural Activism Fellow
9:32am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Southeast Wisconsin health care grads earn higher degrees, but worker shortages remain. 

Local

10:40am
Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Closing and Signing Ceremony for the New Tiny Home Village for Veterans
10:39am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Partnering with Urban Triage for $12.5 Million Emergency Rental Assistance Program
9:31am
Milwaukee Council President Johnson. Clearing a pathway to college for young Milwaukeeans

4:35am
WKBT. La Crosse School District superintendent says merging some facilities is ‘only viable option’
4:21am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville school district official says state aid increase will provide tax relief
4:18am
Fox 6. Wisconsin bridges in poor condition; Several in Milwaukee County

Congress

9:33am
U.S. Rep. Steil. In Kenosha News: Evers’ Own Words Tell What He Did in Kenosha

4:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson: Climate change is 'bulls---'
4:21am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Joe Biden takes a swipe at Ron Johnson's comments on climate change

Wednesday July 7, 2021

Governor

4:23pm
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding budget veto.
3:10pm
WMC. Urges Gov. Evers to Sign Bipartisan State Budget that Provides Billions in Tax Relief
2:21pm
Survival Coalition. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding budget veto.
2:16pm
Gov. Evers. Announces Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program Payment of Internet Bills
9:16am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Evers Should Veto Tax Cuts

4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Opioid Settlement Could Help Communities Across Wisconsin
4:13am
Fox 6. Wisconsin's opioid epidemic: Gov. Evers speaks about local efforts
4:13am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Defends His Signing of Opioid Bill Despite Concerns

Legislative

3:38pm
Rep. Rozar, Sen. Bernier. On making Colby cheese the Wisconsin State Cheese. 
2:20pm
A Better Wisconsin Together. 6 Months on from their Insurrection, WI Republicans Haven’t Learned Anything
2:19pm
Sen. Smith. Encourages community stakeholders to apply for Broadband Expansion Grants. 
2:16pm
Sen. Smith. Column: This is Our Shot to End the Pandemic

State Agencies

3:26pm
Empower Wisconsin. Frustration and fear at Lincoln Hills
3:25pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Prairie du Chien engineer unit to support federal border mission this fall
10:59am
DNR. Iconic Eagle Tower at Peninusla State Park at must see. 
9:18am
Wisconsin Elections Commission. Wisconsin Mails Postcards to Voters Who May Have Moved
9:17am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of New Lisbon Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

Economy/Business

2:26pm
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Announces Sustainability Strategy Summit.

Statewide

2:24pm
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation, Access Ability Wisconsin. Team up to increase outdoors access for all. 
11:05am
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. Welcomes Aspirus Health Plan to membership.
11:01am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty.  Launches Equality Under the Law Project
9:17am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Wisconsin FFA Foundation Raises Over $460,000

Courts

2:27pm
Clean Wisconsin. Supreme Court cases could have profound impact on DNR's ability to protect Wisconsin's environment. 

4:14am
Cap Times. Madison’s Classy Glass is one of more than 1,000 businesses suing insurers for pandemic losses

Education

2:23pm
UW System. Awards $1 million in scholarships to 267 students. 
2:22pm
UW-Stevens Point. Is among first to offer new science education major
11:00am
UW-Eau Claire. Nursing students raise awareness about challenges of returning to community after being incarcerated

4:26am
WXOW. UW budget includes no undergraduate tuition increases
4:26am
NBC 26. Professor says he's canceling first day of class after UW schools keep start date on Rosh Hashanah

Local

2:17pm
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Council approves file to ensure tracking and proper apportionment of ARPA funding

4:15am
La Crosse Tribune. La Crosse County drug overdoses matching record pace
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New Transportation Program Connects Workers To 'Last Mile' Of Employment

Congress

2:18pm
USDA. Biden-Harris Administration Invests $307 Million in Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in 34 States and Puerto Rico

Tuesday July 6, 2021

Governor

4:44pm
Kids Forward. Governor and Legislature should develop a bipartisan alternative to the budget bill's 2.3 billion income tax cut. 

Legislative

4:20pm
Rep. Hesselbein. Urges UW System campuses to reconsider start date. 
4:17pm
Wisconsin Rapids, Park Falls. Joint statement by mayors of Wisconsin Rapids and Park Falls on Legislature's passage of "Mill Bill."
4:34am
Rep. Sanfelippo. Calls on Governor Evers to follow President Biden's advice. 
4:33am
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. Investments in Wisconsin women & girls eliminated from state budget. 
4:32am
Wisconsin Library Association. Thanks Wisconsin Legislature for supporting public libraries. 

4:29am
CBS 58. Vos to pay Gableman $44K to lead GOP's election investigation
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Taxpayers will pay former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman $44,000 to oversee election review

State Agencies

4:15pm
DOT. Wisconsin State Patrol July Law of the Month: Teens, let’s make this a safe, sober summer
9:37am
WEDC. Connecting workers with jobs in southeast Wisconsin
9:35am
Empower Wisconsin. Broken promises, violent consequences
4:31am
Wisconsin Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. Calls on NRB Chair Prehn to step down. 

4:30am
WXOW. Officials discuss Wisconsin infrastructure needs after Biden’s visit
4:28am
Hudson Star-Observer. Rep. Shannon Zimmerman resolves latest allegation by Democrats
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A conservative legal group has filed a complaint over Hartland's use of absentee ballot drop boxes

Economy/Business

12:26pm
KW2. Becomes certified as Woman-Owned Business. 

4:27am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin’s early-stage companies raise record $483 million in 2020

Environment/Outdoors

4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Study Says Hunting, Poaching Reduce Wisconsin Wolf Numbers

Statewide

9:34am
AARP Wisconsin. Proposal for 3 new park grills in Spooner wins AARP Small Dollar, Big Impact grant

Education

2:10pm
UW System. Thompson announces new Vice President for Office of University Relations.
12:24pm
UW-Stout. International education interest skyrockets for upcoming year
11:01am
UW-Green Bay. Names Josh Moon Athletics Director
9:33am
UW-La Crosse. Solving the world’s toughest problems

4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Earns 'F' In Civics, US History Standards

Local

4:14pm
Racine Mayor Mason. Milwaukee Bucks team up with Racine to assist in vaccination efforts. 
2:09pm
N.E.W. Community Clinic. Celebrates 50 years. 
11:01am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. City’s Office of African American Affairs Awarded $4 Million to Fight COVID-19 and Improve Health Literacy Among Racial and Ethnic Minority and Vulnerable Communities
10:59am
XP League. Four local teams qualify for XP League North American Finals. 

4:28am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Milwaukee task force to study sending unarmed first responders to some calls
4:27am
Wisconsin Dells Events. Wisconsin Dells officials react to new room tax collection rules
4:25am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Green Bay considers pesticide policy as concerns rise over pollutants in Fox, East rivers
4:24am
Racine Journal Times. Racine County expecting millions of dollars from opioid lawsuit settlements

Congress

4:29pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. And Hartzler Introduce PLA Visa Security Act

4:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Organic Producers: Return Of Animal Welfare Rules Will Level Playing Field For Smallest Farms

Friday July 2, 2021

Governor

4:34am
WTMJ. A new agreement could soon allow betting on Bucks, Packers and Brewers games
4:21am
Chippewa Herald. Gov. Tony Evers signs compact to allow sports betting at Oneida Nation casinos
4:19am
Spectrum News. Evers, Oneida sign deal to allow sports betting in Wisconsin, pending approval

Legislative

5:21pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Gableman contract.
3:22pm
Rep. Hong. Statement on East Washington accident. 
12:09pm
Rep. Considine. Column: Personal property tax bill.
12:07pm
Sen. Marklein. Column: Our Bi-Partisan Budget Heads to the Governor
10:29am
Rep. Kitchens. Letter to Gov. Evers regarding worker shortage.
10:22am
Rep. Magnafici. Evers voto costs Wisconsinites over $2.2 billion. LFB Memo.

4:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. DPI: Madison School District would see 13% decrease in state aid under GOP budget
4:21am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin GOP says $3B with billions in tax cuts is ‘reasonable,’ Dems call it a ‘missed opportunity’
4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Republicans Urge Gov. Tony Evers To Sign State Budget
4:18am
Fox 6. I-94 East-West expansion approved in legislature-passed budget

State Agencies

2:55pm
DHS. Encourages continued public health practices. 
2:25pm
State Public Defender. Clients and families subject of payment request scam.
2:23pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Recommendations on WEC Biennial Accessibility Report
2:20pm
WHEDA. Applications outpace availability of National Housing Trust Funds. 
4:42am
DVA. Grants Now Available to Nonprofits that Help Veterans
4:35am
ETF. WRS Investment Performance

4:34am
WKOW. Child care center, state disagree on denial for pandemic relief funding
4:22am
La Crosse Tribune. Cardinal-Hickory Creek: PSC reopens power line proceedings in wake of secret communications
4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. DNR Approves Waukesha App to Pull Lake Michigan Water

Economy/Business

4:18am
AP. As US companies scramble to hire, workers enjoy upper hand

Statewide

2:21pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Offers Hybrid Youth Summer Justice Institute Camp July 19 Through 30

4:35am
WAOW. Fatal overdoses in 2021 already higher than in 2020

Courts

2:19pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin Supreme Court declares Racine school closure invalid. 
11:50am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. School Choice Wisconsin Action v. Bowersox - order.
10:23am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. St. Augustine School v. Carolyn Stanford Taylor. 
4:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. Vos - Order.
4:40am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. Vos - Petition and supporting memo for a supervisory writ by petitioners Devin LeMahieu and Robin Vos. 
4:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v, Vos - Defendants' expedited motion for stay pending appeal. 
4:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. Vos - Expedited petition for bypass. 
4:37am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Waity v. Vos - Defendants' combined memo in support of expedited petition for bypass and expedited motion for stay pending appeal. 

4:28am
Reuters. U.S. Supreme Court gives states more leeway to restrict voting

Local

4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'I Would Always Say Be Careful': Milwaukee Grapples With Uptick In Shooting Deaths Among Youth

Congress

4:03pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Issue Brief Release: Rx Reform in Congress Must Include Rx Price Negotiations to Make Medicines Affordable for More Veterans and Their Families

4:20am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Ron Johnson, Glenn Grothman and Mike Gallagher call for review of Lake Michigan marine sanctuary every 5 years

Thursday July 1, 2021

Governor

12:59pm
Oneida Nation. Amends Gaming Compact to Offer Sports Wagering
12:02pm
Gov. Evers. Delivers Radio Address Emphasizing Importance of COVID-19 Vaccine to State’s Continued Economic Recovery
12:01pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Milwaukee County leaders applaud action on Assembly Bill 374.
10:19am
Gov. Evers. And Oneida Nation Chairman Hill sign compact amendment permitting event wagering. 
6:14am
Sen. Darling. Evers Vetoes Protections for Election Workers, Observers. Governor Also Vetoes Notification for Ballot Errors
6:12am
Rep. August. Gov. Evers vetoes GOP plan to get people back to work. 
6:09am
Rep. Stroebel. Evers veto makes Wisconsin elections for sale. 
4:31am
Rep. Steineke. Evers Supports Dark Money in Elections with Latest Veto

4:17am
Wausau Daily Herald. Gov. Evers vetoes bill that would have limited grants to help run elections
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers Signs Bill Giving Portion Of Potential Opioid Settlement To Local Governments
4:09am
Racine Journal Times. Evers vetoes bill aimed at stopping private money used to run elections

Senate Floor Session

1:40pm
Wisconsin Towns Association. Supported budget provision. 
12:50pm
LeadingAge Wisconsin. Salutes state budget's long-term care funding provisions. 
12:49pm
Sierra Club. State budget will harm Wisconsinites. 
10:07am
Sen. Stafsholt. Takes a vote to cut your taxes. 
9:02am
Statements on state budget: Dairy Business AssociationPROFS. Wisconsin Hospital Association. TDS Telecom.
6:19am
Statements on state budget: A Better Wisconsin Together. AFT-Wisconsin.
6:17am
Statements on state budget: Sen. Darling. Sen. Marklein. Sen. LeMahieu. Sen. Cowles. Sen. Jacque. Sen. Felzkowski.
6:12am
Rep. Krug. Applauds Senate passage of the Mill Bill.
4:41am
Sen. Bewley. Statements on state budget:  Sen. Kapenga. WHCA/WiCAL. Wisconsin Association of Health Plans. Sen. Wirch. Sen. Bernier.
4:37am
Statements on state budget:  Sen. Ringhand. Sen. Testin. Sen. Agard. Sen. Wimberger. Sen. Stroebel.
4:34am
Statements on state budget: Sen. Bradley. Sen. Roys. Sen. Larson. Sen. Feyen. Sen. Erpenbach. Sen. Wanggaard.

4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislature Approves State Budget, Sends To Gov. Tony Evers
4:18am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Assembly passes budget largely along party lines
4:17am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Senate sends $87.5 billion budget to Gov. Tony Evers
4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Senate sends $87.5 billion state budget plan to Gov. Tony Evers
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate Passes $87 Billion Budget on to Evers
4:14am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Senate Sends Police Use-Of-Force Bill to Governor
4:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Senate approves GOP-authored budget, which now heads to Tony Evers
4:10am
Marshfield News Herald. Wisconsin lawmakers pass bill that labels legislators' discipline records 'confidential'

Legislative

4:30pm
Rep. Tittl. Votes for 2021-2023 state budget.
10:03am
Rep. Kitchens. Room tax bill becomes law. 
6:11am
Rep. August. Assembly passes state budget with historic $3.4 billion tax cut. 
6:10am
Rep. Kerkman. Statement on Assembly passage of 2021-2023 state budget. 

4:12am
Madison.com. Democrats defend Gov. Evers while Republicans cry 'spin' on response to Kenosha riots

State Agencies

3:51pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Prestigious Wortham Award bestowed on Wisconsin Army National Guard field artillery officer
3:51pm
Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project. Joint Statement. 
2:03pm
DNR. Keep Fireworks Out Of State Parks & Forests
12:51pm
DWD. UI Program Supports Employers Ramp Up Hiring, Encourages Job Seekers to Accept Part-Time Work
11:08am
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Statement on WEC report.
11:06am
DOJ. State Crime Laboratories Recognized as OSAC Standard Implementing System to Continue Providing Advanced, Objective Scientific Analysis
11:06am
DNR. Boat Sober, Wear Your Life Jacket This Holiday Weekend
10:33am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The Village Of Fox Point Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
9:05am
DWD. Issues RFP for Unemployment System Modernization
9:04am
DNR. Incidental Take Notice For Adams And Wood Counties
9:02am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter July 2021.

4:29am
WAOW. WI officials urge caution have 17 fatal ATV/UTV crashes

Economy/Business

9:03am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Sales Tax Revenues Surge as Retail, Other Sectors See Shifts

Courts

12:49pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Appoints Court of Appeals chief judge, re-appoints five circuit court chief judges. 
10:05am
ACLU of Wisconsin. Says Supreme Court Decision Undermines Fourth Amendment and Privacy Rights in Digital Data 

4:17am
Cap Times. Madison sued over police civilian oversight board membership
4:15am
AP. AP, others win records lawsuit against Wisconsin legislators
4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge rules Assembly violated open records laws in delaying release of former lawmaker's sexual harassment records
4:10am
Cap Times. Judge rules Assembly broke the law by withholding harassment records

Education

11:05am
DPI. July 1 general school aids estimate released
10:01am
UW-Milwaukee. Vice Chancellor Patricia Borger announces her retirement

4:13am
Spectrum News. NCAA adopts interim policy to allow players to benefit from name, image, likeness

Local

3:05pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Coggs-Jones. Receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. 
2:05pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Challenges Lake Geneva’s Short-Term Rental Fee at WI Tax Appeals Commission
12:47pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Investing $2 Million in Building Expansion with Badger Prairie Needs Network for Job Training Initiative
11:04am
City of Madison. Transportation Offices Reopening to the Public on July 6, 2021
10:34am
Milwaukee Alds. Coggs, Rainey. Council members sponsor communication file zeroing in on KIA & Hyundai anti-theft issues

Congress

3:07pm
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Thanks USDA, Baldwin for investment of $20.2 million in Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives in 2021. 
3:06pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Votes Against Green New Deal-Inspired Infrastructure Bill
12:47pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Celebrates House Passage of $18 Million in Earmarks for WI-02 Transportation Projects
11:07am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. To Postmaster General: No Rate Increase
9:04am
Opportunity Wisconsin. NEW REPORT: Senator Johnson Obstructed Economic Relief for Nearly 3 Million Wisconsinites

4:18am
Janesville Gazette. U.S. Sen. Baldwin backs Hufcor workers, crafts bill that would pressure private equity owners

 

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