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Friday August 17, 2018 - Updated 5:41am

State Agencies

5:41am
PSC. Approves first customer-side lead service line replacement program.
5:40am
DWD, WHEDA. Hold Wisconn Valley Small Business Capacity Building Session in Milwaukee.
5:39am
DOA. Wisconsin Interagency Council on Homelessness launches new website.

5:03am
Fox 11. AG Schimel finishes first round of school safety grants.

Economy/Business

5:00am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin added 9,100 private sector jobs in July.
4:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Study: Wisconsin's Great Lakes ports generate $1.4B economic impact.
4:57am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Bulk of clean energy jobs in Wisconsin are in construction or manufacturing.
4:51am
Daily Reporter. State providing Oshkosh Corp. $8M for headquarters expansion.

Statewide

5:36am
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. 2018 Green Masters Program, deadlines approaching.

5:00am
WQOW. First generic EpiPen gets FDA approval.
4:54am
Cap Times. Report: Wisconsin youth arrest rates falling faster for whites than African-Americans.
4:51am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Door County family dairy farm saved from ruin, but help still needed.

Local

5:37am
Village of Mount Pleasant. City of Racine, Racine Water Utility, Village of Mount Pleasant intergovernmental agreement. Fact Sheet.

5:07am
WISN. MPS teacher files second streetcar-related injury claim against city this week.
5:04am
WISC. Funding awarded to help control Great Lakes nutrient runoff.
5:02am
WFRV. Appleton Common Council to move forward with U.S. Venture agreement.
4:52am
Racine Journal Times. $100 million Foxconn water deal proposed; goes next to city.

Congress

5:10am
Reuters. U.S. attorney general issues order to speed up immigrant deportations.
5:09am
The Hill. Trump administration cracking down on production of prescription opioids.
4:55am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Pentagon: Trump's military parade off until at least 2019.

Politics

5:08am
WAOW. Engebretson, Ewert make stop in Marathon County.
5:06am
WISC. Reality Check: Context needed in Republican Party ad against Evers over teacher conduct.
5:05am
WKOW. Nurses call out Leah Vukmir's views on health care. WISC.
5:01am
WEAU. Biden endorses Kaul in Wisconsin attorney general race.
4:56am
Chippewa Herald. Chippewa County voters surged on Tuesday, doubling turnout expectations.
4:55am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. NextGen Wisconsin aims to mobilize area's young voters.
4:50am
Politico. Super PACs take brash new steps to hide their donors.

Thursday August 16, 2018

Governor

5:08pm
Gov. Walker. JULY JOBS: Wisconsin adds 9,100 private sector jobs, unemployment remains below 3.0% for a record six straight months.
1:04pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Andrew Jones to serve on the Milwaukee County Circuit Court.
1:04pm
Gov. Walker. Oshoksh Corporation's new 190,000-square-foot global headquarters, expansion of its defense business receive support from WEDC, WisDOT.
9:40am
Gov. Walker. Announces the Toro Company expanding in Tomah, creating 35 new jobs.

1:36pm
Sheboygan Press. Scott Walker indicated in November he was against Lake Michigan national marine sanctuary.

Legislative

1:39pm
Rep. Allen. Returns from trade trip to Taiwan.
1:02pm
Rep. Felzkowski. Announces in-district office hours.
11:29am
Sierra Club John Muir Chapter. Releases 2017-18 Legislative Scorecard.
11:12am
Sen. Cowles. Weekly Republican radio address: Advancing Water Quality in Wisconsin.
10:53am
Sen. Johnson. Weekly Democratic radio address: Observing Black Women's Equal Pay Day.
9:39am
Speaker Vos. Sends a message on Foxconn to Illinois.
9:30am
Sen. Carpenter. Is a Friend of Public Health.

2:57pm
Council of State Governments. Rep. Nygren: Can 'Hub and Spoke' break opioid crisis?

State Agencies

5:06pm
AG Schimel. Completes first round of School Safety Grants; 688 school districts intend to apply for more funding.
12:56pm
DWD. BLS data: Wisconsin adds 38,500 private sector, 21,300 manufacturing jobs year over year.
10:22am
DHS. #HopeActLiveWI: Federal grant to boost Wisconsin's response to the opioid crisis.

5:13am
WAOW. State agency seeing "influx" of complaints about fake IRS calls.

Economy/Business

2:53pm
Wisconsin Commercial Ports Association. $1.4 billion economic impact attributed to Wisconsin Great Lakes ports.
1:00pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'White papers' urge investing in workforce, young companies, broadband.

1:15pm
Daily Reporter. July housing starts up a slight 0.9 percent as tariffs bite.
10:19am
ABC News. What's behind the government's unprecedented move to buy $50M in milk.
5:36am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Harley seeks to avoid politics in addressing 'misinformation.'
5:18am
Daily Reporter. $10M loan program aimed at attracting small contractors wary of Foxconn.
5:04am
WFRV. Area Harley-Davidson owner explains company's decision to move some production overseas.
4:59am
The Hill. Trump claims tariffs on foreign nations will rescue U.S. steel industry: report.

Statewide

10:52am
1000 Friends of Wisconsin. Releases report "The Road to Clean Transportation: A Bold, Broad Strategy to Cut Pollution and Reduce Carbon Emissions in the Midwest."
5:52am
WPHCA. Wisconsin Community Health Centers awarded for quality.

5:09am
WKOW. EpiPen shortage continues to affect Wisconsin families before school year.
4:57am
The Hill. CDC: Drug overdoses hit new record.

Courts

5:19am
Daily Reporter. Judge OKs plan to auction off UW-Oshkosh biodigester.

Education

5:02pm
UW-Madison. Spinoff releases app dedicated to "Live Undiscovered Music."
2:55pm
UW-Madison. And Green County launch UniverCity partnership with Aug. 21 event.
2:54pm
Marquette University. Rev. Frederick Zagone, S.J., named acting vice president for mission and ministry.
1:20pm
UW-Madison. Manipulating how yeast cells work could lead to new medical treatments.

5:20am
Racine Journal Times. Racine Unified mulls referendum.

Local

2:59pm
City of Racine. And WHEDA announce tax credit award to convert Gold Medal Furniture into affordable housing.

1:13pm
Cap Times. Danielle Williams resigns from Dane County Board, appointed to county's legislative lobbyist.
5:14am
WAOW. Adams County clerk suspected in connection with data breach.

Congress

5:09pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Wisconsin mother from Seymour joins Sen. Baldwin at hearing on protecting Americans who are at risk of losing health insurance because of pre-existing conditions.
9:38am
U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Rubio. Introduce legislation to defend American workers against China's cheating.
5:58am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Meets with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

11:48am
CNBC. Trump's military parade is now estimated to cost $92 million - $80 million more than earlier estimate.
5:44am
Fox 11. WI senator meets with SCOTUS nominee, Kavanaugh.
4:55am
Reuters. Senate to consider massive spending bill, faces Trump objections.
4:53am
Politico. Exclusive: Draft details Trump's plan for reversing Obama climate rule.

Politics

5:05pm
Grothman for Congress. Commits to stop congressional insider trading.
5:03pm
Bryce for 1st Congress. Calls on Bryan Steil to denounce Trump's attacks on the press.
1:50pm
One Wisconsin Now. Time's up, Scott Walker.
12:00pm
Kaul for Attorney General. Former Vice President Joe Biden endorses.
11:26am
One Wisconsin Now. State lobby for big corporate special interests starts spending to try to save Scott Walker.
11:06am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Health advocates ask U.S. Senate candidates to sign pledge to protect Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions.
10:25am
Walker for Governor. In the News: Scott Walker outlines new agenda to keep Wisconsin working for generations to come.
10:24am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Two-faced Tammy Baldwin boasts supporting Bernie Sanders' government-run health care.
10:23am
WMC. Statment on Judge Brian Hagedorn.
9:37am
Szerlong for 43rd Assembly. Announces endorsement.
9:36am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. ICYMI: Nurse Leah Vukmir plans to make Baldwin pay for support of single-payer healthcare.
9:35am
Marion for 17th Senate. (Updated) Democratic primary turnout strong in SD 17.
9:33am
Hagedorn for Supreme Court. Announces candidacy.
5:58am
AFT-Wisconsin. Has endorsed Tony Evers for Governor of Wisconsin.
5:57am
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Scott Walker launches new ad heading into general election with new reforms for Wisconsin.
5:55am
Marion for 17th Senate. Democratic primary turnout strong in SD-17.

1:17pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Scott Walker, Tony Evers aren't spelling out their plans for roads.
12:05pm
U.S. News & World Report. Big question for Wisconsin Senate race focuses on megadonor.
9:51am
U.S. News & World Report. Conservative Hagedorn joins Wisconsin Supreme Court race.
9:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lieutenant governor candidate Mandela Barnes wants you to know: He's not dead, white or off the ballot.
9:44am
ABC News. Minnesota and Wisconsin see uptick in voter turnout, signaling an energized electorate.
5:46am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Walker campaigns at Ashwaubenon fabrication plant to tout plans for jobs, student retention.
5:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Turnout favors Democrats in Wisconsin's primaries.
5:28am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Easygoing Democrat Evers eyes a Walker knockout.
5:27am
Racine Journal Times. As general election kicks off, Scott Walker calls for trio of new tax cuts.
5:25am
Fox 11. Evers: 'We're not going to drag ourselves in the muck with Scott Walker.;'
5:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. In what many call the 'year of the woman,' two vie for Wisconsin's U.S. Senate seat.
5:22am
Stevens Point Journal. It's Tony Evers vs. Scott Walker: 5 takeaways from the 2018 Wisconsin primary election.
5:21am
Wausau Daily Herald. Wisconsin primary: Vukmir was not central Wisconsin's choice for U.S. Senate.
5:17am
WXOW. Evers, Walker invited to statewide debate in October; Senate debate scheduled.
5:16am
WJFW. On first day of general election campaign, Walker lays out plan to keep college grads in Wisconsin; Evers accuses governor of broken promises.
5:12am
WISN. GOP attacks Evers' handling of porn-watching teacher case.
5:11am
NBC 15. Sen. Baldwin responds to Vukmir victory.
5:10am
WISC. U.S. Senate candidates not wasting time criticizing each other, race gaining national endorsement.
5:08am
WKOW. Two women debate healthcare, tariffs and tax cuts for U.S. Senate seat.
5:07am
Fox 11. Walker takes aim at Evers in Ashwaubenon campaign stop.
5:04am
WEAU. Gov. Walker stops in Eau Claire as general election campaigning begins.
5:03am
WKBT. Political parties talk about enthusiasm heading into November election.
5:02am
WKBT. Gov. Walker kicks off re-election campaign in Onalaska. WQOW.
5:00am
WQOW. WI Dems optimistic following fall primary.
4:56am
Reuters. As more women run for office, U.S. state legislatures are poised to change.
4:55am
Fox 6. 'Time to get to work:' Tony Evers, Scott Walker end busy day after primary at events in Waukesha.
4:53am
Politico. Walker and Evers launch full-on campaign for governor a day after Wisconsin primary.