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Wheelercast – 06/26/17

This week on the Wheelercast, find out what committees are doing this week, zero-base budgeting, and budget negotiations. Gwyn and...
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Tuesday June 27, 2017 - Updated 5:22am

Governor

4:58am
Baraboo News Republic. Walker made honorary ringmaster at Circus World in Baraboo.

Budget

5:13am
WAOW. Local brewers, lawmakers weigh in on distribution regulation.
5:10am
WBAY. State policy proposal threatens tap rooms, concerns craft brewers.

Legislative

5:11am
Fox 11. Plan to redevelop GBCI could be lacking Senate support.
4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate unlikely to take up Republican campus speech bill before fall.
4:46am
Janesville Gazette. Rep. Debra Kolste's pharmacy bill signed into law.

State Agencies

4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. State Farm to be corporate sponsor of DOT roadside assistance service.
4:55am
Beloit Daily News. DOJ denies group's request for swag costs.
4:47am
La Crosse Tribune. Secretary Brancel highlights Wisconsin's cheese industry at stops in La Crosse, Westby.

Economy/Business

5:22am
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Northern Steel Castings halting production.
4:43am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin fish farming sees growth after decade of stagnation.

Courts

5:19am
USA Today. Supreme Court reinstates Trump's travel ban, but only for some immigrants.
4:56am
Reuters. U.S. top court backs church in major religious rights case.
4:51am
McClatchy DC. Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail.
4:45am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Voter ID case continues without Ruthelle Frank.
4:43am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supreme Court refuses to hear Wisconsin predictive crime assessment case.

Education

4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin 13th among states in identifiying homeless students.

Local

4:57am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee area leads the nation in declining housing affordability.
4:50am
Fox 6. "An irresponsible law:" Chief Flynn says concealed carry law contributes to violence.
4:44am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Eau Claire City Council to consider supporting Paris climate agreement.

Congress

5:19am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Medicaid caps in health care bills could push more special needs costs onto schools.
5:12am
WKOW. Local representatives, health workers call on Sen. Johnson to vote against health care bill.
5:11am
WISC. 'This is a fundamental change:' Disability groups concerned about health care bill.
5:01am
Reuters. Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance.
5:00am
The Hill. Four GOP senators will vote against taking up healthcare bill without changes.
4:59am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: A radical cure for Congress: openness.
4:52am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson slams Senate GOP Obamacare repeal legislation.
4:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Doctors gropus: rework Republican health bill.
4:42am
Bloomberg. Health bill seen as GOP's last chance to repeal Obamacare taxes.

Monday June 26, 2017

Governor

9:55am
Gov. Walker. Governor Walker, state leaders celebrate success of Wisconsin cheese industry.

9:34am
Chippewa Herald. Walker in Chippewa Falls to kick off Day 2 of annual motorcycle ride.
9:15am
Wisconsin AG Connection. Walker, Brancel celebrate 'WI Cheese Day' with industry tours.

Budget

4:44pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Wisconsin JFC Democrats trying to play Oprah with K-12 budget proposal.

5:44am
Fox 11. Gov. Walker says budget agreement in the near future.
5:11am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Officials raise alarm over possible changes to State 15 bypass.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tourism, hospitality, manufacturing groups bristle at highway tolling talk.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin lawmakers will miss budget deadline as talks slow.
4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers considering budget plan to increase funding for schools, low-spending districts.
4:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: How the state budget debate boils down.
4:47am
U.S. News & World Report. Craft brewers fear last-minute regulations in budget.

Legislative

5:37am
One Wisconsin Now. National voting rights leader highlights need to keep up fight against GOP efforts to rig elections.

10:25am
Portage Daily Register. Portage council opposes personal property tax repeal.
5:18am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Time to get tough on phone use while driving.
5:07am
Janesville Gazette. Assembly approves bill that would track sale of key meth ingredient.
4:56am
Merrill Foto News. County sends clear message to Madison on congressional re-districting.
4:51am
Beloit Daily News. Law allows emergency prescription refills.
4:50am
Racine Journal Times. Police K-9s won't face quarantine under new law.
4:46am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposed legislation calls for teen violence training in Wisconsin schools.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Personal finance education may be required at Wisconsin public schools.

State Agencies

2:15pm
One Wisconsin Now. Brad Schimiel swag update: Attorney general denies request to provide details on purchases of promotional material using public funds.
11:42am
DHS & DATCP. This Fourth of July, think fireworks safety first.
10:26am
Rep. Young. Requests AG review of state's deadly force policy.
10:23am
DOC. Launches revamped website.

9:16am
Stevens Point Journal. More state of Wisconsin workers leaving for other jobs.

Statewide

11:02am
Great Water Alliance. Seeking citizen input at open houses in Franklin, Muskego, and New Berlin.
8:23am
PDPW. Growing need for on-farm training for industry professionals.
5:30am
RightWisconsin. New editor announced.

5:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. AFSCME moving its Madison headquarters closer to downtown.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The last beer runs: Minnesotans no longer need to come to Wisconsin for Sunday sales.

Courts

4:22pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Commercial docket pilot starts July 1 in Waukesha County, Eighth District.
12:02pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Reaction to U.S. Supreme Court decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer.

2:10pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Brad Schimel: Attorney general's role is to uphold and defend the law of the land.
4:44am
Beloit Daily News. Analysis indicates partisan gerrymandering has benefited GOP.

Education

10:11am
UW-Madison. Peanut family secret for making chemical building blocks revealed.

Local

12:03pm
DPW. Black Caucus' statement on verdict in Heaggan-Brown trial.
12:01pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane and Cook Counties team to confront climate change.
9:21am
Hunger Task Force. Move to the beat, help 'Stomp Out Hunger' at Summerfest.
5:31am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Operation Drive Sober results in 9 arrests.

5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal review of Milwaukee police remains in limbo after 18 months.

Congress

4:53pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on CBO score of Senate Republican health care repeal plan.
4:25pm
U.S. Rep. Kind. Statement on CBO score for Senate "health care" bill.
4:24pm
Wisconsin Medical Society. Physicians urge changes to BCRA.
4:17pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Resolution condemns global persecution of Christians.
9:30am
DPW. Walker joins Cruz, Tea Party supporting massive unfunded mandate on Wisconsin.

2:24pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Ron Johnson takes aim at pre-existing condition protections in Senate health care bill.
10:46am
New York Times. Sen. Johnson: Where the Senate health care bill fails.
9:17am
The Hill. GOP senator blasts Senate healthcare bill for reliance on government spending.
5:39am
Fox 6. "It has to be done:" Protesters call on Sen. Johnson to vote 'no' Senate's health care bill.
5:19am
Wisconsin State Journal. In health care debate, lawmakers hear constituents' stories of survival, fears for loved ones.
5:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Trump's budget eliminates funding for federal volunteer programs.
5:06am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Gallagher: Keeping faith with our veterans.
4:59am
WKOW. Walker supports Johnson opposition to health care bill.
4:57am
Bloomberg. GOP push for 20-year tax cut grows as Ryan seeks permanent fix.
4:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Senate health care bill better, worse for Wisconsin than House bill.
4:53am
Politico. The surprising GOP holdout on the Senate's health bill.
4:52am
WDIO. Superior rallies against Rep. Duffy and GOP healthcare bill.
4:43am
Bloomberg. Corporate tax rate at 28% seen as more likely than historic cut.

Politics

4:13pm
Kohl for Congress. CBO score confirms: Grothman supported health plan will hurt Wisconsin families.
2:13pm
Walker for Governor. ICYMI: Milwaukee unemployment rate offers further proof Wisconsin's bold conservative reforms are working.
11:15am
RPW. Wisconsinites hurting from Obamacare, Senator Tammy Baldwin still embracing the status quo.

4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Why Paul Ryan's race for Congress next year bears watching, even if he'll be hard to beat.

 

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