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Monday January 26, 2015 - Updated 9:42am

Governor

5:27am
Ho-Chunk Nation. Statement regarding Governor Walker's decision on Kenosha.

5:40am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Gov. Scott Walker kills the Kenosha casino, and he's right to do so.
5:37am
Beloit Daily News. Ho-Chunk confident in Beloit casino plan.
4:47am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Walker deals a win to Potawatomi, big loss to this area.

Budget

6:11am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Gov. Walker to include 'jock tax' for Bucks arena in budget, sources say.
5:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Expect more students from outstate and abroad if expected state funding cuts come to UW.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Speculation of big Scott Walker budget cut has UW-Milwaukee fearing worst.

Legislative

9:39am
Rep. Shankland. To hold town hall office hours on January 30.
9:07am
GAB Chair Judge Nichol. Letter to Speaker Vos regarding media comments.
8:24am
Sen. Carpenter. Wisconsin should ban powdered alcohol.
5:33am
Wisconsin District Attorneys Association. Statement regarding legislator meetings.

9:42am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Judge tells Vos his comments were 'just not true.'
9:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GAB member tells Vos board closely oversaw John Doe investigation.
6:18am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Five OWI strikes and you're out?
6:08am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State lawmaker indtroduces 'Death with Dignity' bill.
6:03am
La Crosse Tribune. Lawmakers propose allowing terminally ill choice of suicide.
5:43am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Editorial: More bureaucracy won't improve schools.
5:41am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Changing for the right reasons?
4:52am
Wausau Daily Herald. State lawmaker seeks indoor vaping ban.

State Agencies

6:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. State program seeks to fill void for lack of child psychiatrists in Wisconsin.
5:15am
Chippewa Herald. New hunting rules met with opposition at forum.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New state treasurer lays off staff to fulfill campaign pledge.

Economy/Business

5:26am
RePower Madison. More than 750 customers deliver petition to MGE asking for a fair community energy conversation.

4:56am
Stevens Point Journal. Region's dairy farmers brace for financial bust.

Statewide

9:37am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. New study confirms Right-toWork hurts Wisconsin's middle class.
9:01am
Wisconsin Contractor Coalition. Internationally respected economist: "Right-to-Work" wrong for Wisconsin.

6:06am
Wisconsin Ag Connection. Clark County cheesemaker wins 62nd OYF award.

Education

5:34am
Hartford Union High School District. Leads discussion of unifying school districts.

Local

5:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele offers compromise to pension repayment plan.

Congress

8:34am
USA Today. Obama, Congress may find cybersecurity consensus.
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrat Ron Kind supports Obamacare but pushes to repeal medial device tax.
4:48am
Wisconsin State Journal. Baldwin defends, apologizes for reaction to Tomah VA allegations.

Politics

5:29am
DPW. Reaction to Scott Walker's speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit.
5:28am
One Wisconsin Now. Leaving his job in Wisconsin behind Gov. Walker hits the presidential campaign trail.

6:46am
The Hill. Scott Walker takes Iowa by storm.
6:37am
TIME. Walker shows his dark-horse strategy in Iowa.
4:51am
Chippewa Herald. As 2016 campaign begins, Walker looks to set himself apart in Iowa. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Friday January 23, 2015

Kenosha Casino

4:56pm
Rep. Neylon. Statement on Kenosha casino decision.
3:14pm
Rep. Sanfelippo. Statement on the proposed Kenosha casino decision.
1:18pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Pro-family organization applauds governor's rejection of casino.
12:20pm
Enough Already WI. Statement regarding Governor Walker's rejection of the Kenosha casino.
12:14pm
DOA. Report: The proposed Kenosha casino.
12:13pm
Study: Potential market impact of a proposed Kenosha casino. Part 2.
11:56am
Rep. Craig. Statement on Kenosha casino decision.
11:45am
Speaker Vos. Statement on Kenosha casino decision.
11:29am
Rep. Barca. Gov. Walker turns away thousands of good-paying jobs, millions of new tourists by rejecting Kenosha casino project.
11:19am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Governor Walker's decision on proposed Hard Rock casino.
11:13am
Rep. Weatherston. Statement on Kenosha casino decision.
11:08am
Forest County Potawatomi Community. Statement on decision by Governor Walker to deny proposed Kenosha casino.
11:03am
Rep. Ohnstad. Greatly disappointed in Walker turning his back on Wisconsin.
10:46am
Menominee Nation. Statement on Governor Walker decision.
10:45am
Sen. Wirch. Statement on Governor Walker's decision to deny a casino in Kenosha.
10:43am
Rep. Kerkman. Statement on governor's disapproval of Kenosha casino.
10:40am
Gov. Walker. Announces non-concurrence with Bureau of Indian Affairs on Kenosha casino.

4:09pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Gov. Walker rejects Kenosha casino.
1:34pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker says casino rejection not based on politics.
11:44am
Janesville Gazette. Walker rejects Menominee request for Kenosha casino.
11:41am
Racine Journal Times. Walker rejects proposed Kenosha casino.
11:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Scott Walker rejects Kenosha casino project.
10:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker rejects Menominee bid for Kenosha casino.
10:41am
WTMJ. Gov. Scott Wallker rejects Kenosha casino plan.

Governor

1:24pm
Gov. Walker. Delivers remarks at 2015 State Education Convention.

3:55pm
Chippewa Herald. Scott Waker at odds with key provisions of school accountability bills.
1:13pm
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Scott Walker tells Wisconsin school leaders he's against sanctions.
5:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Walker's consolidation proposal deserves skepticism.

Budget

4:34pm
Rep. Taylor. Statement on Walker's budget deficit.
4:21pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement: State's budget crisis continues.
4:20pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on budget shortfall.
4:07pm
DPW. Nonpartisan Fiscal Bureau says Scott Walker's deficit more than double previous estimates.
4:05pm
Sen. Erpenbach. Statement on Governor Walker's budget deficit.
4:04pm
DOR Sec. Chandler. Letter to DOA Sec. Huebsch regarding revenue estimates.
3:56pm
Rep. Barca. Under Republicans, Wisconsin continues to face staggering budget and jobs deficit.
3:49pm
Sen. Shilling. Statement on Gov. Walker's budget deficit.
2:53pm
Joint Finance Co-Chairs Darling, Nygren. Budge projections outline challenges, opportunities.
2:41pm
LFB. Revenue estimates.
1:16pm
Rep. Bernier. Applauds workforce readiness plan.
12:17pm
Autism Society of Wisconsin. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding Better Bottom Line proposals.

3:54pm
Wisconsin State Journal. This year's state budget shortfall could grow by $151 million. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Stevens Point Journal.
6:00am
Reuters. Wisconsin's governor wants drug testing for public aid recipients.
5:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. Scott Walker proposes way for 'real life experience' to qualify for teaching license.
5:34am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. UW-Stout's Meyer: System autonomy could ease tuition freeze.
5:33am
Chippewa Herald. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos supports more flexibility for UW System.

Legislative

4:19pm
Rep. Murphy. Statement on Brown County suing Outagamie County. Appleton Post Crescent.
3:31pm
Reps. Pope, Hesselbein; Sen. Risser. Introduce Compassionate Choices bill.
2:48pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Launches new legislative website with integrated social media.
5:54am
Sen. Tiffany. Legislature approves resolution on election of chief justice.
5:48am
Rep. Novak. Applauds constitutional amendment on election of chief justice.

5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Moves afoot to ban microbeads from personal care products.

State Agencies

3:13pm
DOJ. Homicide charges issued in Marinette County.
1:50pm
DHS. Major measles outbreak at Disneyland shows why vaccinations are so important.
1:26pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings, Jan. 25-31.
11:02am
DPI. State's graduation rate among tops in the nation.
9:13am
DWD. Meetings and hearings, Jan. 26-30.
5:47am
DNR. Outdoor Report.

Statewide

2:34pm
Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Statewide Concrete Design Award winners.
1:52pm
WMC. Ariens Company Chairman/CEO re-elected WMC Chair.
1:51pm
WMC. Union front group study flawed, WMC says.

5:24am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Tommy Thompson: Bucks owners need to explain arena plan; Potawatomi needs to accept competition.
5:14am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Menominee will post bond to cover state of Wisconsin losses from Potawatomi agreements.
5:09am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: State should increase tobacco prevention funding.

Education

12:55pm
UW-River Falls. Earns STARS Silver Rating for sustainability efforts.
5:56am
MPS. Reagan student, teacher selected to travel to France and D.C. for WWII research, remembrance.

Local

2:35pm
Milwaukee Ald. Hamilton. Seeing beyond the streetcar: Just one part of strategy to create opportunities.

10:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Enbridge may offer tar sands spill insurance in Dane County.
5:11am
Appleton Post Crescent. Brown Co. sues Outagamie over $68K in library fees.

Congress

5:51am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Outlines committee structure, announces subcommittee leadership.

5:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Baldwin calls for Senate hearing on VA opioid prescribing practices.

Politics

3:33pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker jetting off to California, again.
10:49am
DPW. Scott Walker adds jobs (in Iowa).
9:35am
Stroebel for State Senate. Sets himself apart as strong supporter of school choice at 20th S.D. forum.
5:46am
Daley for State Supreme Court. Statement on the state constitutional amendment for choosing the chief justice.

1:36pm
La Crosse Tribune. Big weekend ahead for Walker with Iowa, California trips.
10:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker hires strategist for Iowa in expected presidential run.
5:30am
Chippewa Herald. Gov. Scott Walker plans to visit New Hampshire in March.
5:16am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Tommy Thompson likes Gov. Scott Walker's chances in crowded GOP presidential field.

 

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