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Wednesday March 3, 2021 - Updated 3:56am

Governor

3:42am
Cap Times. Gov. Tony Evers floats earlier start date, other measures to help students catch up
3:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Evers Says Schools Might Need Summer Classes, Early Start To Recover From Pandemic

Legislative

3:56am
Sen. Nass. Wisconsin Elections Commision fails to comply with state law - again.
3:53am
Rep. Myers. Statement on the passing of civil rights icon Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. 

3:51am
The Hill. Wisconsin legislation would ban transgender athletes through college level. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
3:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Bills Would Bar Transgender Athletes From Playing On Teams Aligning With Their Gender Identity. Fox 6

State Agencies

3:48am
U.S. News & Wrold Report. Voting Deputies Cleared to Return to Wisconsin Nursing Homes

Economy/Business

3:46am
WKOW. ‘A great first step’: Madison restaurant owner supports new Dane County health order
3:44am
WTMJ. Wisconsin restaurant operators say it may be a year before business returns to normal: Survey

Coronavirus

3:50am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin Supply of New Vaccine Will Dip After Next Week
3:47am
WFRV. Select Kroger stores, including Pick-n-Save, to receive vaccines, join federal program
3:47am
NBC 26. Wisconsin ranks third in the nation in distributing COVID-19 vaccine supply, report says
3:46am
WISC. About 550 Waunakee school staff get vaccinated in just 10 hours only one day after becoming eligible
3:46am
NBC 15. New Forward Dane plan envisions possible return to normal by summer
3:45am
WISN. More 65+ need COVID-19 vaccines in Waukesha County before teachers can get it
3:44am
WCLO. Rock County moves to Phase 2 of COVID-19 Reopening Plan
3:43am
Reuters. Biden calls on states to prioritize vaccinations for teachers
3:43am
The Hill. Biden: US will have vaccine for all adults by end of May
3:42am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Chippewa Valley teachers begin getting COVID-19 vaccines this week

Statewide

3:55am
Jewish Community Relations Council of Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Wisconsin sees 36% increase in reported antisemitic incidents in 2020.

Education

3:48am
WKBT. Sparta School District’s new instruction model allows students to learn in-person five days a week
3:45am
CBS 58. Wauwatosa, Racine school districts ramp up in-person instruction

Local

3:48am
WKBT. A growing number of elected officials call on the City of La Crosse to test all of French Island for PFAS

Congress

3:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin and local governments would receive $5.5 billion in COVID-19 aid under House bill

Tuesday March 2, 2021

Budget

3:05pm
Lutheran Office for Public Policy. The governor's budget and care for God's creation. 

12:41pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'If It's Not A Financial Issue Then What Is It?': Evers Proposes Money To Help Schools Change Mascots

Legislative

4:40pm
Sen. Stroebel. Vaccination of teachers grounded in identity politics. 
4:39pm
Milwaukee Ald. Zamarripa. State legislative Republicans go with hate and fear in anti-equality bill targeting transgender youth. 
4:37pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on anti-trans legislation. 
3:57pm
Sen. Agard. Introduces bipartisan legislation exempting menstrual products and diapers from state sales tax. 
2:22pm
Rep. Conley. (Updated) Coponsors Economic Justice Bill of Rights. 
1:26pm
Rep. Conley. Cosponsors Economic Justice Bill of Rights. 
1:15pm
Rep. Dittrich. Protecting women.
12:32pm
Sen. Agard. Responds to anti-trans legislation. 
11:43am
Reps. Snodgrass, Cabrera, Neubauer, Spreitzer; Sen. Carpenter. Wisconsin LGBTQ legislators condemn cruel and discriminatory legislation targeting transgender students. 

12:40pm
Cap Times. Wisconsin Republicans push to bar transgender athletes from playing women's sports
12:39pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Republicans introduce bill to ban transgender girls from girls sports
3:36am
Cap Times. Assembly Republicans push Gov. Evers to reward in-person school

State Agencies

4:38pm
DNR. Conducting Statewide Prescribed Burns 
3:56pm
DOA. 2021 TEACH Grant Awardess Announced. 
2:45pm
DOJ. Kicking Off National Consumer Protection Week, AG Kaul, DATCP Secretary-designee Romanski Remind Wisconsinites of Robocall Rights
11:58am
DATCP. Partners with retailers to prevent scammers collecting gift card payments. 
9:13am
DFI. And BBB Wisconsin warn businesses about misleading solicitations. 
9:12am
DWD. Joint Task Force on Payroll Fraud and Worker Misclassification Submits Annual Report to Governor
9:11am
OCI. Administrative Actions February 2021
9:10am
AG Kaul. And AGs Coalition Support Schools’ Ability to Protect Students from Bullying
3:46am
CSWAB. Opposes Exemptions for Certain PFAS

3:32am
WEAU. Wisconsin to require new, multi-family apartment buildings have fire sprinkler systems

Economy/Business

11:56am
Wisconsin Small Business Development Center. Celebrates #SBDCDay and helping clients secure $28.8 million in COVID-19 relief. 
11:10am
U.S. Rep. Steil. We must work to protect the integrity of our elections, H.R.1 does the opposite. 
9:41am
Wisconsin Restaurant Association. Devastating impact of COVID-19 on Wisconsin restaurants continues. 

9:27am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Failed Partnerships And Vacant Buildings: Foxconn's Wisconsin Commitment Remains At A Standstill
3:33am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Wisconsin banks, credit unions both saw double-digit income increase in 2020
3:32am
WBAY. Pandemic’s devastating toll on local tourism industry, one year later.

Coronavirus

4:36pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Encouraged by easing of restrictions, microtuning of orders announced by public health. 
2:35pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County. Public Health Releases New Measures for Assessing Progress, Order #14
12:51pm
DHS. Select Kroger Stores Take Part in Federal Retail Pharmacy Program

3:38am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin to Get 47,000 Doses of Newly Approved Vaccine
3:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin teachers receiving vaccines on first day of eligibility feel relief, but others may have weeks to wait
3:35am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Those With Chronic Health Conditions Feel Ignored By Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Effort
3:31am
Fox 11. Those with chronic conditions not included in new Wisconsin vaccine phase
3:31am
NBC 15. MTI demands teachers move to front of the line for vaccine distribution
3:31am
WISN. First Milwaukee teachers begin getting COVID-19 vaccines
3:30am
WAOW. Despite eligibility, some teachers will continue to wait to be vaccinated

Courts

9:39am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Heather Downs Russell
9:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Daniel W. Morse. 

Education

2:24pm
Marquette University. Professor receives Department of Energy grant through ASCEND program
12:31pm
UW-Stout. Animation major ready to take on starring academic role
11:57am
Edgewood College. Commits to In-Person, On Campus Classes for Fall 2021
11:15am
Marquette University. Feminist theology professor to deliver annual Theotokos Lecture, March 4
10:36am
UW-Madison. Pharmacy students meet urgent need for vaccinators in Wisconsin

3:36am
WCLO. School District of Beloit to offer in-person learning in April
3:35am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit College lowers COVID-19 risk level as situation improves in Rock County
3:30am
WTMJ. RUSD begins return to in-person classes for students that opt-in

Local

11:55am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Applauds Shorewood Village Board of Trustees for historic, unanimous vote to invest $2.5 million for affordable and equitable housing. 

3:35am
Janesville Gazette. Rock County Court finished 31% fewer criminal cases in 2020
3:34am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Racine County Visitor's Bureau Suing Mount Pleasant Over Hotel Tax Dollars
3:33am
WKBT. La Crosse elementary school offering bottled water as it awaits well test results

Congress

3:59pm
U.S. Rep. Tiffany. Sends Letter Urging Johnson, Baldwin to Oppose "The American Rescue Act"
3:58pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Calls for Senate Passage of American Rescue Plan to Vaccinate More Wisconsinites and Expand Access to Affordable Health Care During COVID-19 Pandemic
3:55pm
U.S. Rep. Gallaher. Announces Opening of 2021 Congressional Art Competition
3:46am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Presses Capitol Police, Architect of the Capitol, for Information Regarding Capitol Breach

3:33am
The Hill. Republican rips GOP lawmakers for voting by proxy from CPAC