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Tuesday July 17, 2018 - Updated 11:49am

Governor

11:38am
Gov. Walker. Promotes workforce development at Nicolet Technical College.

5:10am
Daily Reporter. Gov. Walker announces $8 million plan to connect workers with transportation.
4:42am
WTMJ. Gov. Walker open to Bird scooters remaining in Milwaukee.

Legislative

11:41am
Sen. Feyen. To host town hall meeting.
9:52am
Rep. Goyke. Wisconsin American Legion names Rep. Goyke "Legislator of the Year."

State Agencies

9:47am
DFI Sec. Risch. Guest column.

4:50am
Wisconsin Radio Network. State elections safe from hacking, says Magney.
4:43am
NBC 15. Federal grant gives $500,000 to prevent domestic violence homicides.
4:41am
Fox 6. Wisconsin AG warns public about dangers of synthetic marijuana; 'Chemicals produced by criminals.'

Economy/Business

11:40am
M-WERC. Deadline to apply for WERCBench Labs Accelerator fourth year extended to July 31.

4:58am
Daily Reporter. Sen. Johnson trashes tariffs in roundtable with firms reeling from rising costs. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin Public Radio. WQOW.
4:49am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Foxconn on the Chippewa: Company announces technology and talent hub for Eau Claire with 150 jobs. Milwaukee Biz Times.

Statewide

9:49am
Wisconsin Fair Housing Network. Statewide Fair Housing Awards presented.

Courts

8:36am
District III Court of Appeals. Healthcare Services Group v. Department of Revenue.
8:35am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Terrance Lavone Egerson.

4:43am
WBAY. Woman sues Lawrence University over response to sex assaults.

Education

10:32am
UW-Madison. Childhood stress leaves lasting mark on genes.

11:48am
Appleton Post-Crescent. Cross: Foxconn, UW System can build a better future for Wisconsin.
8:09am
Racine Journal Times. Unified joins alliance that lobbies Legislature to benefit member districts.

Local

11:37am
Racine Mayor Mason. Jacquet Midwest to bring manufacturing back to Racine's Southside Industrial Park. Fact Sheet.

4:52am
Beloit Daily News. City ranks in top 5 on retiree liabilities.
4:44am
WKBT. Tax increases being considered to fund road repairs in La Crosse County.

Congress

5:08am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on U.S.-Russia relationship.

11:46am
The Hill. Ryan: Trump's conference with Putin not treasonous.
5:34am
Politico. Ryan scraps 'abolish ICE' vote.
5:04am
Cap Times. Ryan, Johnson, Baldwin push back on Trump's dismissal of Russian election interference.
5:04am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Responding to Democrats, Johnson says he's been tough on Russia.
4:53am
USA Today. Republicans blast Trump meeting with Putin as 'shameful' and sign of weakness.'
4:48am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin Republicans chastise Russia, but refrain from criticizing Trump's remarks.

Politics

11:49am
Flynn for Governor. Files strong fundraising report for first half of 2018.
11:39am
Evers for Governor. Legislative leaders endorse.
11:32am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Grothman's silence is deafening.
10:50am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Russian woman highlights Walker's NRA ties.
10:33am
Palzewicz for 5th Congress. Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers District Council of Wisconsin endorses.
10:00am
Leiber for 62nd Assembly. Announces fundraising numbers.
9:56am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker raises twice as much as all of the Democratic candidates.
9:55am
Gov. Walker. VIDEO: Campaign launches new digital ad on worker with disabilities who is thriving in career of his choosing.
9:50am
Keyes for 31st Assembly. Outraises Loudenbeck for first reporting period.
8:29am
Boe for 31st Senate. Receives endorsement from Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association. Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association.
8:27am
Roys for Governor. Leads in cash on hand by almost 2-1 margin.
8:10am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. The National Rifle Association endorses.
5:32am
Flynn for Governor. Matt Flynn blasts Scott Walker for meeting with Russian spy.

5:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. SEC settlement cites contribution to Scott Walker presidential campaign.
5:03am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Woman charged with being Russian agent says she met Walker. Wisconsin Public Radio. Fond du Lac Reporter. 
4:54am
Green Bay Press-Gazette. Money in politics: Mike Gallagher outraises Beau Liegois in 8th Congressional District race.
4:45am
WEAU. Walker raises nearly $5.5 million over 6 months.

Monday July 16, 2018

Governor

4:26pm
Gov. Walker. Attends opening of Farm Discovery Center.
1:50pm
Gov. Walker. ICYMI: Amazon celebrates more than 4,000 full-time employees in Wisconsin.
1:01pm
Gov. Walker. Announces $8 million in funding to address transportation needs of Wisconsin workers.

5:02am
WKOW. Governor Scott Walker talks Harley Davidson on Wisconsin Motorcycle Tour.

Legislative

6:31am
Sen. Vukmir. Milwaukee tool expansion project a win for Wisconsin jobseekers.

State Agencies

2:58pm
DNR. Public comment period opens for Interim Forest Management Plans.
2:18pm
DVA. Grants now available for non-profit organizations to help veteran entrepreneurs, improve employment.
1:47pm
DNR. To open public range in Columbia County July 24.
1:01pm
ETF. Preliminary WRS investment performance.
9:30am
AG Schimel. Expands homicide prevention through domestic violence intervention with End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin.

Economy/Business

10:15am
Sen. Shilling. Walker's Foxconn flop tour continues.
9:29am
Gov. Walker. Wisconsin's Foxconn bonus: Foxconn to expand Wisconn Valley Innovation Network with new Foxconn Place Chippewa Valley in downtown Eau Claire.
9:28am
Foxconn. To open Foxconn Place Chippewa Valley in downtown Eau Claire.
6:42am
Amazon. Celebrates more than 4,000 full-time employees in Wisconsin.

2:16pm
WISC. Wisconsin Sen. Johnson concerned about 'widespread tariffs.'
12:15pm
Chippewa Herald. Foxconn plans to open west-central Wisconsin facilities.
6:47am
The Hill. GOP senator: Trump's policies doing 'permanent damage.'
6:45am
CBC. Brewing problem: U.S. beer drinkers pay more as aluminum tariffs hit cans.
6:35am
ABC News. Paul Ryan says economy is booming, but warns that new tariffs 'are not the solution.'
5:13am
The Hill. GOP senator: Harley-Davidson is right to move some production overseas.
4:55am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Berlin trying to bring Harley work to Germany.
4:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Foxconn and Advocate Aurora team up, aiming to streamline health care delivery.
4:51am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. U.S. trade, immigration policies hit farmers hard.
4:49am
Daily Reporter. Milwaukee Tool breaks ground on $32M expansion in Brookfield.
4:47am
Wisconsin Watch. Poultry processing workers face injuries in Wisconsin, nationwide.

Statewide

3:12pm
Alliant Energy. Hometown heroism gets support from Alliant Energy Foundation.
12:35pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin, Wisconsin BPDD. Disability groups promote disability access to polling places during National Disability Voter Registration Week.

6:37am
USA Today. Tainted McDonald's salads sicken people in another five states.
5:00am
Fox 11. Investigates the impact of Michigan marijuana on Wisconsin.
4:59am
Chippewa Herald. Former Navy SEAL questions American Legion vetting process, has speech canceled.

Education

1:53pm
DPI, Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. Sarahi Monterrey to represent Wisconsin in National Teacher of the Year program.
1:05pm
UW-Madison. Study suggests buried internet infrastructure at risk as sea levels rise.
11:12am
UW-Stout. StoutBikes expands rental program for students.
10:42am
Marquette University. And Georgetown University announce visiting professor partnership.
9:42am
UW-Stevens Point. Alumnus commits $1 million to School of Business and Economics.

4:58am
Portage Daily Register. High health care costs a problem everywhere, school leaders say.

Local

3:08pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on funding for County Highway AB and BB.
3:00pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Waukesha County files federal lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors.
12:19pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Schmidt. Deputies arrest 7 in Operation Drive Sober.
10:17am
A Better Mount Pleasant. DOJ validates concerns regarding Mount Pleasant open meetings and free speech violations.

2:57pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin farmers markets could lose ability to process SNAP benefits.
2:22pm
Wisconsin Public Radio. FEMA teams visit northern Wisconsin to tour flood-damaged counties.
4:57am
Superior Telegram. Metallic mining ordinance gets hearing.
4:50am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison area seeks creative, comprehensive solution to addressing gun violence.
4:48am
Fox 6. 'A significant amount of time:' Milwaukee Health Deparment acknowledges mistakes won't be fixed quickly.

Congress

2:20pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. To Pfizer CEO: Make drug price reductions permanent.

1:14pm
USA Today. Paul Ryan contradicts Trump: 'No question that Russia interfered in our election.'
12:36pm
Reuters. Shock as Trump backs Putin on election meddling at summit.
6:56am
WKOW. UW Supreme Court expert: 'I don't anticipate Roe v. Wade to be overturned.'
6:53am
WTMJ. Baldwin decries Russian interference, calls it attack. Johnson more measured in response.

Politics

4:28pm
Walker for Governor. And Wisconsin Republicans announce strong finance period with $8.6 million cash on hand.
2:56pm
RAGA. Brad Schimel is fighting for a strong and safe Wisconsin; RAGA launches digital advertising campaign.
2:19pm
DPW. Dick Uihlein attacks Leah Vukmir with $2 million TV buy.
1:00pm
Godlewski for State Treasurer. Outraises all other recent candidates for the office, combined.
12:43pm
One Wisconsin Now. Republican county sheriffs defending Brad Schimel on rape kit backlog have backlog of over 630 rape kits.
11:45am
Sieber for 88th Assembly. Raises nearly $36,000 in just over two months.
9:05am
Bodden for 58th Assembly. Pro-life groups endorse.
6:30am
Steil for 1st Congress. Statement on Bernie Sanders campaiging with Randy Bryce in Janesville.
6:29am
Vukmir for U.S. Senate. Wisconsin will 'feel the burn' with the Bernie-Baldwin agenda.
6:28am
Kohl for 6th Congress. Has strongest quarter yet.
6:27am
McCabe for Governor. Small money fundraising, statewide volunteer network fuel movement against the machine.
6:25am
Flynn for 84th Assembly. Statement on fundraising numbers.

1:07pm
Cap Times. At forum, 4 Democratic candidates for governor unite in support for ending school vouchers.
1:06pm
The Hill. Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate rips his own parents for donations to Dems.
1:03pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Walker received "pay-to-play" contribution from exec of investment company.
6:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. National Democratic group targets Wisconsin legislative races.
5:01am
WISC. Bernie Sanders campaigns for Randy Bryce in Janesville.
4:54am
Chippewa Herald. Sanders, Baldwin call for action at Eau Claire rally.
4:49am
Racine Journal Times. State treasurer, secretary candidates square off in weekend debate.