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Wednesday August 20, 2014 - Updated 4:08pm

Governor

1:37pm
Gov. Walker. Announces DOR tax fraud detection offers relief for taxpayers.
12:47pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Walker plan is not working for Wisconsin. Letter to Gov. Walker.

6:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Gov. Scott Walker's Medicaid decision costs Wisconsin taxpayers.

Legislative

3:58pm
Sen. Shilling. Column: Pay more, get less - the new "Wisconsin way."
1:54pm
Rep. Hulsey. Governor Walker, what color is the sky in your alternate healthcare world?
8:32am
Sen. Carpenter. Allow voters to select: "None of the above."

12:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW System seeks $95.2 million hike in state funding.
12:23pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. UW wants $95 million more in next state budget.
5:24am
Racine Journal Times. A year after federal approval, legislators push governor on casino.

State Agencies

3:37pm
DOT. Packer travel advisory.
1:49pm
School Choice Wisconsin. "DPI math" shows Wisconsin's ACT scores rank last in country.
1:47pm
DOJ. Reaches $50,000 consumer protection settlement against Green Palm Vacations, Inc. and Perfekt Marketing, LLC for illegal marketing of travel club memberships.
1:14pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
12:24pm
AG Van Hollen. To host upcoming 2014 public records and open meetings seminars.
10:49am
DHS. State reports first human West Nile virus case this year.
5:04am
MPS. Average ACT score up slightly, mirroring statewide trend.
5:03am
DPI. ACT participation, composite score up.

5:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's ACT test scores keep high U.S. ranking.

Economy/Business

12:53pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Cranberry growers frustrated after feds reject production cuts.
5:35am
Fox 11. Marinette Marine ready to build more warships, if and when funding is approved.

Statewide

4:08pm
Association Management Partners & Executive Directors. Patterson elected chair of Association Societies Alliance.
3:13pm
Joesph P. Mettner Foundation. Awards scholarship to Sydney Hawthorne.
12:19pm
Michael Best & Friedrich. Attorneys named The Best Lawyers in America 2015.
9:20am
Wisconsin GrandSons of Liberty. Comprehensive Wisconsin high school textbook study results.
9:18am
UW Extension. Poll: More boaters taking steps to prevent aquatic invasive species in Wisconsin.
6:07am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. BadgerCare referendums in 17 localities so far.

5:24am
Daily Reporter. Even good farming may pollute groundwater.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Nonprofit launches project targeting teenage dating violence.

Courts

2:25pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. National campaign for marriage equality returns to Midwest in cases likely headed to Supreme Court.
9:11am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Jerry R. Albert.
9:10am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Rebekah Mariya Nett.
9:09am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Brian Campbell Fischer.

5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Prosecutor, Doe targets again ask that documents stay sealed.
4:50am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Judge: Building, sanitary permits not burden for Amish.

Education

2:20pm
UW-Madison. Field days will focus on the flavor of organic vegetables.
12:41pm
UW-River Falls. 'Just Local' event emphasizes supporting local economy, volunteerism.
12:06pm
UW-Eau Claire. Dr. Elizabeth Glogowski receives $105,000 in grants for new polymeric materials research.
11:43am
UW-Stout. Alumnus accepted to Harvard Graduate School of Education.
11:40am
UW-River Falls. Gallery 101 opens season with UWRF Alumni Exhibition.
11:39am
UW-Stout. Criminal justice majors help police build community connection.
10:18am
UW-Madison. University spinoff aims to hit the mark precisely with brain-scanning tool.
4:57am
Marquette University. Statement on James Foley.

4:58am
Wisconsin State Journal. American killed in Syria a journalist at heart.

Local

3:17pm
Capital Area Regional Planning Commission. Report: Access to opportunity in Madison depends on where you live.

5:42am
WEAU. City leaders react to Confluence Project funding changes.
5:30am
Fond du Lac Reporter. FDL County Board won't fund health care referendum.
5:28am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: It's worth kicking the tires on wheel tax.
5:14am
Stevens Point Journal. County seeks views on BadgerCare, minimum wage.
5:12am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. City Council rejects Aspirus expansion.

Congress

2:39pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Visits Sturgeon Bay, tours local businesses creating jobs with support from Export-Import investments.
1:25pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. An Ex-Im Bank Chairman Hochberg discuss economic growth and job creation with local employers.
8:36am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. To hold town hall meetings in Hurley, Ashland, and Rice Lake.

7:14am
Reuters. Boehner's troubles with House conservatives may only get worse.
5:23am
Wausau Daily Herald. Johnson discusses jobs, Iraq during Wausau visit.
4:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Ron Johnson: ISIS 'a gathering storm to strike America.'

Federal Agencies

4:52am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Tribal leaders will ask EPA to halt mining activity this week.

Politics

3:57pm
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO. Endorses Susan Happ for Attorney General.
11:42am
RPW. Walker wins 31% of vote in Democratic straw poll.
10:19am
Walker for Governor. How would Mary Burke make up $3 billion in savings generated from Act 10?
9:40am
DPW. Walker's economic disaster corporation: Dude, where's our money?
5:04am
Walker for Governor. Statement in response to Mary Burke comments.

5:44am
WISC. Wittwer declares victory in close 17th Senate primary.
5:40am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Walker on Medicaid: Dems 'living in alternate universe.'
5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Paul Ryan: We must get beyond the 'politics of emotion.'
4:53am
La Crosse Tribune. Local democrats rally to support Happ for AG.
4:47am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Mary Burke: Walker's job creation numbers are 'easy to belittle.'
4:44am
Chippewa Herald. Counties report no big changes in primary results.

Tuesday August 19, 2014

Governor

5:06pm
Gov. Walker. Delivers remarks at groundbreaking ceremony for CVTC Energy Education Center.

5:07am
Wausau Daily Herald. Medicaid refusal is the 'Wisconsin way,' Walker says.

Legislative

4:04pm
Rep. Ripp. Encourages 2015 grant applications.
4:02pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Disappearing bees are cause for concern.
1:53pm
Kenosha and Racine Area Delegation, Wisconsin Legislature. Letter to Gov. Walker regarding casino study.
12:18pm
Rep. Nass. UW-Eau Claire Confluence Project - not moving forward in UW System budget process.

State Agencies

3:14pm
DWD. Assistant Deputy Secretary Anderson highlights Governor Walker's Wisconsin Fast Forward initiative during visit to Racine employer.
2:21pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Approves $26 million in trust fund loans.
2:21pm
DNR. Weekly news.
11:39am
Wisconsin Homeland Security Council. State of Wisconsin hosts annual cyber security summit.
9:25am
AG Van Hollen. Column: Wisconsin's Sexual Assault Response Team: A national leader in improving victim response.
5:16am
DOT. Governor Walker recognizes Wisconsin rest area maintenance crews.
5:12am
DATCP. St. Croix horse contracts West Nile Virus; Wisconsin horse owners urged to vaccinate.

1:10pm
WKOW. WEDC is marketing industrial properties owned by Walker donors.

Economy/Business

1:21pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Anthem's Schreiber says new statewide hospital network can deliver 10% savings.
1:17pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Power line project could cost up to $580 million.

Statewide

2:09pm
Dairy Business Association. Announces new Executive Director of Business Affairs.
9:28am
Little Creek Press. Nursing America's ailing democracy back to health.
9:27am
Wisconsin Women's Network. Announces Women's Equality Day Celebration to take place Tuesday, August 26th.

5:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin gets large grant to train for Bakken tanker incidents.
5:05am
USA Today. $245,340: Cost of raising a child born in 2013.

Courts

9:32am
District I Court of Appeals. Joseph Hirschberg Revocable Living Trust v. City of Milwaukee.

3:22pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal appeals court adds Wisconsin voter ID hearing.
6:15am
The Hill. Lawyers argue O-Care case should go straight to Supreme Court.
5:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Judges in Barron County introduce first-of-its-kind restitution court.
5:04am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Unknown parties want Doe documents to stay secret.

Education

12:16pm
UW-Stout. Liberian helping country battle Ebola after returning from U.S.
11:42am
American Federation for Children. 41 Days of School Choice: Day 12 - celebating the grandfather of opportunity scholarship programs.
10:10am
UW Extension. UW Field Day tour focuses on greenhouse gases and crop management.
10:08am
Marquette University. Charles Franklin goes "On the Issues" to present new Marquette Law School poll.

5:10am
Chippewa Herald. Regents consider new way for Confluence funding.
5:10am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison researcher testing noninfectious Ebola strain for possible treatment.

Local

9:48am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. To Mayor Barrett: Quit deceiving the public - there are no extra patrols!
9:42am
Housing Initiatives. To hold "Hope for the Homeless" fundraiser Thursday.

5:06am
Racine Journal Times. Voters could advise on minimum wage.

Congress

12:19pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Visits Marinette Marine.

1:08pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. Baldwin visits Marinette after criticism of LCS program.
5:29am
WJFW. Sen. Baldwin tours mill & flooring facilities, hears concerns of national forest harvest levels.
5:01am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Ethics panel extends misconduct review of Petri.

Federal Agencies

9:47am
SF Gate. U.S. won't reveal records on health website security.

Politics

1:04pm
Walker for Governor. Visits Robinson Metal, Inc. in De Pere.
9:33am
DPW. Walker's economic disaster corporation: Does anyone even want to work there?
5:16am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Which state legislative and statewide candidates on the November 4th ballot support non-partisan redistricting reform?

1:16pm
Chippewa Herald. Last in GOP primary, Van Doren back in House race as write-in.
5:09am
Beloit Daily News. Spreitzer may serve on council and Assembly.
5:07am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Wisconsin voters will get a dogfight.
5:02am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Happ emphasizes 'connecting with everybody.'
5:00am
Sheboygan Press. Potential recount wouldn't be a first for Leibham.
4:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In new book, Ryan reconsiders approach, back inclusiveness. Wisconsin State Journal.

 

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