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- Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network. Applauds Governor Evers' Executive Order establishing a Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices.
- Milwaukee Ald. Lewis. Appointed by Governor Tony Evers to the Wisconsin Women's Council.
- NBC 15. Gov. Evers calls GOP concerns over gun bills 'BS'.
- WXOW. Gov. Evers and Sen. Baldwin tour organic farm, examine successful model.
- WBAY. Gov. Evers creates task force to bring down prescription drug prices.
- LFB. Comparative Summary of Provisions 2019-21 Wisconsin State Budget.
- Rep. Sanfelippo. Column: The hypocrisy of gun control.
- Rep. Katsma. Assembly Republicans announce "REvest" retirement proposal.
- Rep. Plumer. Announces "REvest" to make retirement saving easier.
- Rep. Duchow. Introduces "REvest" to make retirement saving easier.
- Sen. Cowles. Two Creeks project helps to shift narrative on solar energy.
- Rep. Emerson. Unveils proposal aimed at restoring shared governance to UW-System.
- Rep. Hesselbein. Legislators introduce bill to restore shared governance.
- Sen. Erpenbach. Column: Taxpayers bear the costs of unaccountable choice programs.
- Rep. Myers. To host town hall.
- Sen. Johnson. Weekly Democratic Radio Address: The time for action on gun violence is now.
- Rep. Felzkowski, Pew Trusts. Dozens of bipartisan groups, experts urge passage of critical health legislation in moving Wisconsin Senate Health Committee testimony.
- Barron News-Shield. Bill would establish mental health detention beds at Eau Claire.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee alderman calls for gun law reform after car was shot.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate panel backs Tony Evers' pick to lead state health agency despite concerns from anti-abortion groups.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Using dental therapists in Wisconsin draws broad support, but Wisconsin Dental Association opposed. WKOW.
- DATCP. 'Something Special' companies live up to the name at State Fair Eats & Treats competition.
- AG Kaul. Joins 51 attorneys general and 12 companies in fight against illegal robocalls.
- DOJ. Polk County man sentenced to 5 years in prison, 5 years of extended supervision for methamphetamine possession with intent to deliver.
- Wisconsin Lottery. Power Play turns prize into six-digit win.
- ETF. State health insurance premiums to increase; First increase in three years.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. WEDC offers no-interest loans to businesses affected by July storms.
- Wisconsin State Journal. A decade after state stepped up seat belt enforcement, 90% of drivers buckle up.
- WUWM. Transporting Lake Michigan water to Waukesha will have little impact on waterways, officials say.
- WISN. DNR seeks input on plan to divert Lake Michigan water to Waukesha.
- WAOW. DNR board to consider rule closing grouse season early.
- Wisconsin Technology Council. Visit UWM's Lubar Entrepreneurship Center at Sept. 12 event in Milwaukee.
- FarWell. Maintains rapid growth, lands third consecutive Inc. 5000 award.
- Alliant Energy. Executive recongized by Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee.
- CNBC. Manufacturing sector contracts for the first time in nearly a decade.
- Reuters. Graphic: Factory woes grip swing states that flipped for Trump in 2016.
- USA Today. U.S. has half a million fewer jobs than believed after big government revision.
- Washington Post. With deficit rising, worries grow the U.S. may be out of tools if recession hits.
- Yahoo Finance. 'The bleeding hasn't stopped yet' for U.S. dairy farmers.
- WISC. 'It would have been a huge impact': Village happy Cambria plant is being sold rather than closing.
- Customers First! Coalition. Energy 2050 Power Lunch scheduled for August 27 in Madison.
- Wisconsin Women in Government. Announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors and leadership team.
- WEAU. MoviePass reports data breach, customers' credit card numbers possibly exposed.
- WQOW. Social media campaign pushes to address farmer mental health.
- Politico. Federal scientists warned of coming opioid crisis in 2006.
- Marquette University. MLB commissioner emeritus Selig will go 'On the Issues' Aug. 29.
- Joseph P. Mettner Foundation. Awards 2019 scholarship to Hannah Stewart.
- DPI. Grants awarded to prevent student alcohol and drug use.
- UW-Milwaukee. Move-in week starts Tuesday, Aug. 27.
- MPS. Seeks feedback from community survey and public listening sessions.
- CBS 58. Proposal on banning Native American mascots in Wisconsin schools gains traction in Milwaukee area.
- WSAW. Local teacher denied student loan forgiveness 4 times despite meeting requirements.
- Racine Mayor Mason. City of Racine passes ordinance banning the sale, application, and use of coal tar sealant products.
- Milwaukee Ald. Perez. The next generation: Youth DJ tutorial event a rousing success.
- Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement regarding Edgewood lawsuit.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Maintenance issues leave Milwaukee Public Museum in danger of losing accreditation.
- Racine Journal Times. Racine describes 'bleak' finances ahead of 2020 budget talks.
- WXOW. Wisconsin farmers discuss funding increase for river infrastructure.
- U.S. Rep. Steil. On deficit forecast: "We must address federal spending now."
- WKBT. Sen. Tammy Baldwin supports funding for Mississippi River locks and dams.
- WISN. Johnson: 'I don't see the dynamic having changed much' on gun legislation.
- AP. Trump moves to end limits on detention of migrant children.
Wednesday August 21, 2019
- Gov. Evers. Signs Executive Order #39 relating to creating a task force on reducing prescription drug prices.
- La Crosse Tribune. Gov. Evers, Senators Shilling and Baldwin speak on Medicaid at Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center. WKBT.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers pushes for energy goal, speaks against trade disputes.
- Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Testimony on SB-89.
- Sen. Jacque. Votes no on Secretary-designee Palm.
- Rep. Tittl Assembly Republican representatives call for veto override on mental health care initiatives.
- Badger Institute. Dental therapy testimony.
- Sen. Smith. Column: Politics behind gun inaction.
- Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Testimony supporting the passage of SB-89.
- Rep. Dittrich. Speaker's Task Force on Adoption envisions solutions.
- Badger Institute. Dental therapy would provide access to the many Wisconsinites who lack dental care.
- Sens. Testin, Taylor; Reps. Kurtz, Considine. Growing Opportunities Act passes Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin hemp bill changed to appease law enforcement.
- U.S. News & World Report. Evers' pick to lead health agency wins committee approval.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Legislation looks to improve dental care where it's scarce.
- RiverTowns. Western Wisconsin's emergency detention issue prompts new legislation, veto override possibility.
- U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans introduce bills to combat elder abuse.
- U.S. News & World Report. Bipartisan push for dental therapists in Wisconsin has foes.
- Portage Daily Register. Bill would reimburse groups for CWD testing stations, carcass dumpsters.
- DVA. Sec.-designee Kolar elected as District Vice President of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affaris.
- DWD. July local employment and unemployment data released.
- WEDC. City of Ashland receives $155,400 state grant to assist in renovation of community child care center.
- DOJ. Sawyer County man receives maximum sentence for threatening local criminal justice officials and family.
- WEDC. No interest microloans authorized to assist businesses damaged in July 18 storms and aftermath.
- PSC. Votes to approve Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line project.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Public Service Commission approves Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
- Fox 6. WisDOT to receive $25.7M to upgrade train cars on Amtrak's Hiawatha line.
- PR Newswire. Del Monte Pacific Limited announces plans to restructure supply chain of U.S. subsidiary Del Monte Foods.
- Politico. Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential 'moderate and short' recession.
- AP. Trump acknowledges China policies may mean U.S. economic pain.
- WSAW. Timber industry takes hit after summer storms.
- Reuters. Marquis Energy to cut ethanol production rates at Wisconsin plant: CEO.
- Bloomberg. Trump seeks to allay farm-state uproar in Oval Office meeting.
- The Hill. Trump says White House looking at payroll tax cut.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. Great Lakes water levels expected to remain high.
- We Are Many - United Against Hate. McCabe chosen as director.
- Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Wisconsin Community Health Centers receive $850K in Quality Improvement Awards.
- NBC 15. FEMA urging Wisconsin residents to invest in flood insurance after 2018 floods.
- Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin's bail system 'burns the poor,' opponents say, as they call for reform.
- Wisconsin Supreme Court. Vos v. Kaul - order.
- District II Court of Appeals. State v. Daniel A. Griffin.
- UW-Madison. Health records pin broad set of health risks on genetic premutation.
- UW-Stout. Golf management alum enjoying work as head club pro.
- Wausau Daily Herald. Native American mascots: Appleton among growing number of school boards to support ban of 'offensive' imagery.
- Wisconsin Public Radio. More money will target mental health intervention in Wisconsin schools.
- Milwaukee Ald. Johnson. Gunfire too common and too close for comfort - time for action on firearms.
- Lofti Legal. U.S. immigration policy causes Michael's Frozen Custard to close location.
- City of Madison. City Engineering launches podcast, new way to connect with residents.
- WDIO. Superior passes conversion therapy ban.
- WJFW. High PFAS levels lead Oneida County to slap 'do not drink' recommendation on public spring.
- WAOW. New ordinance aiming to protect the community from sex offenders.
- WEAU. Hemp farming meeting held in Chippewa County.
- Reuters. Trump says he is seriously looking at ending birthright citizenship.
- AP. Report shows deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year.
- Appleton Post Crescent. U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman discusses immigration, bill to restrict welfare for immigrants.