Wednesday May 6, 2015 - Updated 10:17am
- Joint Finance Committee Democrats. No pot of gold to fix Republican budget.
- Sen. Wirch. Statement on latest revenue estimates.
- Rep. Barca. Sluggish revenue numbers reflect irresponsible Republican budgeting.
- LFB. Letter to Joint Finance Co-Chairs regarding revenue estimates.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No hike in revenue estimates forces tough budget decisions.
- WISC. Bad budget news for Wisconsin: No new money.
- American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Critical breast cancer-fighting program receives more funding.
- Madison Area Builders Association. Applauds Joint Finance Committee leadership on CARPC reform.
- Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on passage of amendment in JFC to increase District Attorney's positions in Pepin and Buffalo County to full time.
- Rep. Taylor, Sen. Erpenbach. Dane County JFC members react to water quality managment carve-out.
- AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin. Statement on Joint Finance Committee approval of invenstment in HIV/AIDS care and treatment.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Budget committee approves several Walker proposals, introduces new measures.
- Badger Herald. UW raises $53 million out of a $100 million budget deficient.
- Cap Times. State's largest local business groups warns $300 million UW cut could hurt economy.
- Daily Reporter. Dane County would be shut out of water quality decisions. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin State Journal.
- Fox 11. UWGB students and staff react to UW System future.
- Green Bay Press Gazette. Green Bay groups rally against state budget cuts.
- AFT Local 212. State Representatives David Bowen and Mandela Barnes to introduce legislation to restore democracy and African American representation at MATC.
- Sen. Larson. Statement on GOP hearing to repeal the state prevailing wage law.
- Sen. Stroebel. I put my trust in the local officials in the trenches.
- Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: 70 mph speed limit won't compromise safety.
- Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin Senate ready to vote on 70 mph speed limit.
- Racine Journal Times. District, legislator at odds over whether stadium tax bill violates lease with Brewers.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New arena raised as reason to dump prevailing wage laws.
- Midwest Environmental Advocates. DNR changes to BNSF permit adds more problems to rail expansion plan.
- DFI. Net income up 21.6%, lending up 10.7% at state-chartered credit unions.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New state phosphorus regulations could cost $7 billion.
- Milwaukee Business Journal. Obamacare rates for money-losing Assurant Health among the highest.
- Wisconsin Coalition of Annuitants. Annual Conference on May 18.
- Mliwaukee Journal Sentinel. Patience Roggensack said there's no doubt she is chief justice.
- MPS. Educators win state health Teacher of the Year, Jump Rope for Heart honors.
- City of Madison. Annual public health awards presented.
- Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Greater Milwaukee Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Preterm birth kills more Milwaukee babies than other causes combined.
- Newsmax. Sen. Ron Johnson: Wipe out ISIS with ground troops - now.
- Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Ex-VA cardiologist rips Illinois investigation.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Gov. Scott Walker's evolving views on corn-based ethanol.
Tuesday May 5, 2015
- Sen. Taylor. Governor Walker and Republicans put Milwaukee drunken driving intervention grants in jeopardy.
- Sen. Shilling. GOP cuts recycling while boosting Walker's office pay.
- Rep. Petryk. Secures full time DA for Pepin County.
- Joint Finance Committee Democrats. Republicans continue to sell out Wisconsin children.
- Friends of Recovery. News conference: Budget funding sought for Oxford House expansion in Wisconsin.
- Reps. Considine, Spreitzer. Disappointed in JFC's opposition to fair redistricting.
- Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. JFC increases funding for women's cancer screenings.
- Sen. Shilling. Republicans reject funding for Wisconsin's Cancer Reporting System.
- Sen. Erpenbach. Motion in Finance to support WI Cancer Reporting System.
- Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin. Simple transfer of worker's compensation will improve system.
- Aging & Disability Professionals Association of Wisconsin. Counties urge legislators to take Aging & Disability Resource Center and long-term care changes out of the budget.
- Citizens Utility Board. Fights MMAC attempt to gut funding for challenges to utility rate increase
- Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, MMAC. Business concerned proposed UW System cuts could hurt state economy.
- Wisconsin Community Services. State's Joint Finance Committee should vote to restore funding for intensive supervision of drunk drivers during pretrial period.
- AP. Panel approves hiring 35 more public defenders.
- Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin Supreme Court chief justice would no longer get more pay than justices under budget.
- Chippewa Herald. UW public authority is dead, lawmaker John Nygren says.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers drop Scott Walker's plan to spin off UW governance.
- AP. Walker's UW proposal dead in Legislature, cuts debated.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker's proposed cut to OWi treatment tops panel's agenda.
- Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. EC school board member hopeful state aid cut will be restored.
- Rep. Barca, Sen. Lassa. Column: Will rewards of agency merger outweigh the risks?
- Rep. Genrich. Authors letter to Congress, calling for sensible approach to testing.
- Rep. Weatherston. Stadium district reform bill passes committee.
- Sen. Harris Dodd. Announces racial impact statement bill.
- Sub. Amendment to SB-49 (prevailing wage).
- Rep. Pope. Releases statement recognizing National Teacher Day.
- NFIB Wisconsin. Small business encourages repeal of archaic prevailing wage in Wisconsin.
- 1000 Friends of Wisconsin. Quadruple taxation bill introduced for local roads.
- Rep. Knudson, Sen. Tiffany. LRB-2056/1. Give locals the chance to raise road money.
- Sen. Stroebel. Prevailing wage applies to new Bucks arena.
- Minneapolis Star Tribune. Lawmaker revises bill that would repeal prevailing wage law.
- Wisconsin State Journal. State Senate hears bill to repeal prevailing wage.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Subeck sponsors bill to help those on food assistance make better nutritional choices.
- Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Legislators shouldn't be able to cash in unused sick time.
- Wisconsin Radio Network. Petrowski responds to IOH law criticism.
- DPI. Two Wisconsin students named Presidential Scholars.
- DNR. Erin Crain appointed as DNR Land Division deputy administrator.
- DHS. Unveils "Building Dementia-Friendly Communities" tool kit.
- DNR. Weekly news.
- DOT. Students encouraged to use "pedal power" on May 6.
- DOT. Online chat: a new DMV customer service.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Railroad Commissioner warns oil trains increase safety risks.
- Integrys Group. Reports first quarter 2015 earnings.
- Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Posts 2015 first quarter results.
- WisconsinEye. (Video) Educational Approval Board's future.
- Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Files motion to have illegal collective bargaining agreements voided.
- Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Dean M. Blatterman.
- District I Court of Appeals. State v. Andrew L. Jackson.
- District I Court of Appeals. Paul Marchese v. Troy Miller.
- U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin. Shirley Abrahamson v. Scott Neitzel. Defendants' response to motion for preliminary injunction. Lazar Declaration. Canvass. Certification. Motion to dismiss. Brief in support.
- Chippewa Herald. Roggensack says she doesn't want to fight with justices.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin DOJ moves to dismiss justice's lawsuit.
- UW Stevens Point. Long-time Wisconsin legislator to address UW-Stevens Point graduates.
- UW-Stout. More than 1,300 to receive diplomas at spring commencement.
- UW-Madison. Analysis compares California exchange, commercial health insurance hospital networks.
- MPS. MPS student wins nation's highest honor for graduating seniors.
- Baraboo News Republic. Local firms embroiled in dorm dispute.
- Waukesha Water Utility. Business-water conservation incentive program begins during National Drinking Water Week.
- Wisconsin State Journal. Enbridge appeals to Dane County Board to avoid spill insurance.
- WISN. Milwaukee alderman pushes ahead with 1 percent tax idea for arena.
- Milwaukee Business Journal. Uber impact: Statewide law means no more paying fees to Milwaukee.
- U.S. Rep. Ribble. Deeply saddened by Trestle Trail tragedy in Menasha.
- The Hill. GOP senator: Clinton 'has a lot to answer for' on Benghazi.
- Twin-Cities Pioneer Press. Report: IRS issues $5.6 billion in bogus education credits.
Dorow for State Senate. Statement on timing of Special Election.
- DPW. Announce U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as State Convention keynote speaker.
- Bloomberg. Scott Walker tiptoes past Michigan reporters' most common question.
- CNN. Scott Walker blames Obama, Clinton for world violence.
- New York Times. Wisconsin, politics and faith bind Scott Walker and Paul Ryan.