Wednesday June 29, 2016 - Updated 4:39pm

Governor

12:55pm
Gov. Walker. Announces $3.2 million in Youth Apprenticeship State Grants at United Pride Dairy, LLC.

Legislative

3:33pm
Rep. Billings. Appointed to Legislative Study Committee.
2:49pm
Sen. Hansen. Response to stabbing at Green Bay Correctional Institute.
2:31pm
Sen. Hansen. More of the same: Tax breaks for the top 1%, cuts in support for middle class families.
1:22pm
Sen. Stroebel. Local road experts agree limiting federal regulations saves money.
10:17am
Rep. Hintz. 11 people. $21 million. LFB Memo.

4:31pm
Chippewa Herald. Democrats promise to replace partisan boards if they can.
4:29pm
Wisconsin State Journal. 11 taxpayers making more than $35 million to reap $21.5 million from tax credit.
4:24pm
Janesville Gazette. Memo shows wealthiest taxpayers benefit from tax credit.
4:22pm
Cap Times. LFB memo: Tax credit will give $21 million to 11 of Wisconsin's highest earners.
4:58am
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker at odds with Assembly Republicans over how to fix road funding shortfall.
4:20am
Daily Reporter. Businesses push for end to personal property tax.

State Agencies

3:45pm
DOJ. Announces new online record check system.
2:01pm
AG Schimel. Announces six new assistant attorneys general.
1:06pm
DNR. Public hearing set for proposed Kohler golf course draft environmental impact statement.
12:18pm
DPW. Democrats warn of consequences on the eve of the death of the Government Accountability Board.
10:44am
DOT. Nation's Interstate system celebrates 60th anniversary.

4:39pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. 3 prison employees injured in inmate assault.
12:58pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats lament the end of the Government Accountability Board.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Consider independent oversight body for DOC.
4:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. State to pay radio host $75K for 2013 Capitol arrest. Fond du Lac Reporter.
4:18am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. DNR ponders commercial whitefish rule changes.
4:17am
Fox 6. Wisconsin State Patrol sending 45 officers to RNC convention.
4:14am
WISC. State's elections, ethics agency to transition to partisan commissions.
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Waukesha water decision puts regional spotlight on Wisconsin's environmental enforcement.

Economy/Business

4:45am
CNN. 71% of Americans believe economy is 'rigged.'

Statewide

3:44pm
Wisconsin Budget Project. New information on credit amounts for highest earners.
11:07am
WMC. Blasts flawed tax study.
10:51am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Unmanned flight topic at July 19 WIN-Madison.

4:36pm
Sheboygan Press. Why Wisconsin makes sex-assault victims wait.
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Annual survey shows the high cost of long-term care.
4:21am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. State eligible for $13M to combat opioid crisis.

Courts

8:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fontana Builders, Inc. v. Assurance Company of America.
5:04am
Constitution Party of Wisconsin. Not enough babies being murdered for Supreme Court's liking.
5:01am
Rep. Zamarripa. U.S. Supreme Court rejects unconstitutional Republican-led abortion restrictions.

4:11am
Reuters. Supreme Court spurns abortion restrictions in two more states. 

Education

4:24pm
MPS. Statement regarding the resignation of Dr. Demond Means from the OSPP.
4:12pm
UW-Stout. AIM's co-teaching arts program expanding for 2016-2017.
4:12pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Statement on the resignation of Demond Means as OSPP commissioner.
4:04pm
MacIver Institute. Statement on the resignation of Dr. Demond Means.
10:25am
Marquette University. Names new dean of admissions.
10:00am
UW-Stout. High marks for bench.

4:34pm
Wausau Daily Herald. UW wastes thousands on unused flights.
4:28pm
CBS 58. Demond Means resigns as commissioner.
4:04pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Demond Means resigns as leader of Milwaukee school turnaround district.
4:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison Zika research in monkeys could inform outbreak in people.

Local

9:12am
MCTS. Fast, easy and more fun than a Netflix marathon!

4:58am
WTMJ. Report: Some of Wisconsin's drinking water violates federal lead and copper rules.
4:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Elected officials, community leaders call for independent review of Madison police arrest of Genele Laird.
4:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Superior's pricy water may become more costly. Duluth News Tribune.
4:18am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Landlords sound off on rental registry program.

Congress

3:34pm
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson working to keep the U.S. safe from the spread of the Zika virus.
3:32pm
Midwest Food Processors Association, Coalition. Urge Senate action on GMO labeling.
2:48pm
SC Johnson. Fisk Johnson meets with U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Zika.
11:13am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Announces more than $18.2 million in Americorps funding for Wisconsin.
10:16am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on terror attack in Istanbul.
9:14am
U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Chairman Johnson opening statement: "Preparing for and protecting the nation from Zika."

4:44am
The Hill. Blame game begins on Zika funding.

Politics

1:21pm
Smith for 14th Senate. Public education cuts irresponsible.
12:17pm
Jarchow for 28th Assembly. 4th of July video message.
5:05am
Feyen for 18th Senate. Sam Kaufman endorses.
5:05am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Crunch time for getting Wisconsin citizens information on voter photo ID requirements.

12:36pm
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP TV ad reservations paint grim picture for Wisconsin's Ron Johnson, Republican Senate majority.
4:15am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. GOP official expresses confidence in Johnson campaign.
4:12am
Cap Times. Senate GOP campaign chief ties Ron Johnson's re-election hopes to national defense stance.

Local Politics

5:03am
AFSCME Council 32. Endorses Andy Jorgensen for Rock County Register of Deeds.

Tuesday June 28, 2016

Governor

4:12pm
Rep. Shankland. Statement on governor's transportation budget.
3:44pm
Rep. Shankland. Walker's NFL free agent analogy doesn't make sense for Wisconsin's schools.
2:48pm
Rep. Barca. On the governor's transportation budget request.
1:30pm
WEAC. Statement on governor's suggestion that schools operate like the NFL.
11:08am
Rep. Pope. Schools are not businesses & teachers are not football players.
10:12am
Sen. Stroebel. Governor Walker is showing real leadership on DOT funding. Letter.

1:24pm
WISC. Walker's football analogy for teachers draws criticism.
5:00am
WKOW. Walker security costs down considerably in 2016.
4:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker tells DOT to minimize southeast Wisconsin road projects.
4:54am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker: Wisconsin teachers should be paid like NFL free agents.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker digs in on opposition to gas tax increase. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cap Times.

Legislative

4:02pm
Rep. Ballweg. Legislative Council Study Committees announced.
3:21pm
Sen. Lassa. Sen. Lassa. Column: On education, GOP actions speak louder than words.
2:56pm
Rep. Barca. Column: Gov. Walker's transportation budget on a road to nowhere.
11:29am
Sen. Tiffany & Rep. Jarchow. Location, date, and time announced for Great Lakes Wolf Summit.

4:44am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: America's hotheads sound dangerous, too.

State Agencies

3:47pm
WI Lottery. Milwaukee man claims $103,000 Badger 5 jackpot.
3:44pm
DNR. Weekly news update.
3:43pm
WI Lottery. Door County man claims $315,000 Badger 5 jackpot.
2:51pm
WHS. Wisconsin students earn awards at the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest.

5:03am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 100 Milwaukee youths still incarcerated at Lincoln Hills.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. New Ethics Commission names three finalists for administrator position.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Former DNR secretary says there will be 'momentum' to increase staff after negative audit.

Environment/Outdoors

4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Environmentalists urge ban on certain pesticides to protect Wisconsin bees.

Statewide

12:51pm
American Conservative Union Foundation & Wisconsin Family Council. Unveil report on underlying reasons for state's rank (18th) on Family Prosperity Index.
11:09am
AFP-WI. Statement on La Crosse office vandalism.
10:13am
Wisconsin Budget Project. Costly new tax credit almost exclusively benefits wealthy.
7:28am
Arts Wisconsin. Seeks nominations for 2016 Arts in the Community Awards.

12:38pm
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Report: Wisconsin tax credit primarily benefits wealthy.
4:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin crops continue to be in best shape in U.S.

Courts

12:52pm
AG Schimel. Announces compensation for Wisconsin consumers under settlements with Volkswagen over emissions fraud.
12:37pm
Sen. Shilling. Unconstitutional GOP abortion restrictions rejected.
12:14pm
DPW. Statement on the Supreme Court of the United States' rejection of appeal.
11:59am
Wisconsin Justice Initiative. Schimel, justices had conflicts in residency case.
11:24am
Rep. Subeck. Statement on Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin v. Schimel.
11:23am
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Supreme court denies Walker administration's relentless pursuit to block access to safe, legal abortion.
10:24am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision to reject unconstitutional Wisconsin law on women's health care.
10:01am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Supreme Court setbacks will not deter us: We will stand for life.
9:36am
AG Schimel. Statement on Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin v. Schimel.
9:18am
ACLU-WI. Abortion remains available for wisconsin women.
8:53am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. State v. Rory A. McKellips.
8:52am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. James D. Heidke.
5:30am
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Wisconsin Section. Statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt.

9:34am
Janesville Gazette. Supreme Court denies Mississippi, Wisconsin abortion appeals.
5:02am
WKOW. Pro-choice supporters shift focus on WI abortion law.
5:01am
WEAU. Sen. Johnson says Supreme Court ruling overruled the wishes of the people.
4:50am
WBAY. Wisconsin legislators, abortion groups react to Supreme Court ruling.

Education

2:21pm
UW-Madison. Annual study shows Wisconsin poverty remained flat despite new jobs.
11:58am
UW-Madison. Ranked high in list of universities that produce top CEOs.
10:12am
UW-Madison. Monkey study shows Zika infection prolonged in pregnancy.
10:01am
UW-Stout. Butterfield receives Barnard Outstanding Service Award.

4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. 416 expected to use vouchers in state's new program for students with disabilities.

Local

4:57pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Announces grant for training in technology fields.
1:06pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. MPS proposal for OSPP fails to comply with the law.
11:44am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Hoan Bridge closures for Big Bang Fireworks.
9:23am
Outagamie County. Cited for financial excellence.
8:51am
Madison Mayor Soglin. City of Madison kicks off third year of Wanda Fullmore Youth Internship Program.
7:29am
Milwaukee Film. 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival reveals list of official selections.
5:33am
WISDOM. Milwaukee EXPO (EX-Prisoners Organizing) Community Forum.

5:01am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Leaders don't see reduced water service area as barrier to Waukesha's development.
4:58am
Fox 6. "We're dysfunctional:" Aldermen make example of teen arrested after chase, call for change to court system.
4:48am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. State: CAFO did not violate manure rules.

Congress

3:42pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Cosponsors legislation to address ongoing problems with VA Choice Program.
1:33pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Announces staff mobile office hours.
1:07pm
DPW. A day after the Supreme Court decision, Sen. Johnson votes against women's health.

7:24am
Washington Post. Senator seeks to stop DOJ from investigating private schools for violations of Americans with Disabilities Act.

Politics

4:14pm
Crowley for 17th Assembly. AFT Local 212, League of Conservation Voters, and Wisconsin Jobs Now endorses.
3:02pm
Vruwink for 43rd Assembly. Law enforcement leaders endorse.
2:07pm
Elliott for 18th Senate. Former Fond du Lac Representative and decorated veteran John Dobyns endorses.
11:10am
Johnson for U.S. Senate. Launches "Badger Brigade" of grassroots supporters.
7:30am
Johnson for 6th Senate. Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters endorses.

3:05pm
Cap Times. PPP poll: Wisconsin voters support Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Merrick Garland.
12:41pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New poll gives Feingold 13-point lead over Johnson in Senate race.
5:31am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. New dark money group for Dems is bad news.
5:17am
Politico. Poll: Majority of GOP voters want someone other than Trump.
4:52am
Fox 6. Gov. Walker says he hasn't been asked by Trump to speak at convention; not sure he would if he was.
4:51am
Kenosha News. Walker: No interest in being presidential nominee.