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Tuesday September 1, 2015 - Updated 4:40pm

Legislative

4:35pm
Alliance Defending Freedom. Better health clinic choices exist for taxpayers than Planned Parenthood,
4:27pm
Rep. Barca, Sen. Lassa. Demand that WEDC Board discuss Eaton Clawback, other outsourcing issues. 
4:25pm
Sen. Lassa. Column: Celebrate Labor Day by standing up for workers. 
4:23pm
Rep. Ohnstad. Testifies in support of Good Samaritan bill.
2:28pm
School Choice Wisconsin. Once again, a little context.
12:44pm
One Wisconsin Now. Unaccountable private school voucher program a billion dollar boondoggle under Gov. Walker and Republican Legislature.
11:53am
Rep. Pope. Voucher schools drain billions from state school resources.
11:51am
Rep. Barca. As students go back to school, Republicans siphon hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to unaccountable private schools.
11:02am
Sen. Stroebel. To join Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner at town hall meetings.
10:24am
Sen. Shilling. $1.1 billion and counting...
10:09am
LFB. Estimated cost of the private school choice programs and tax deduction for private school tuition.
9:21am
Rep. Jorgensen. Marks SeniorCare's 13th anniversary by calling on feds for three-year extension.
9:18am
Wisconsin Family Action, Pro-Life Wisconsin. Former Planned Parenthood director, Pro-Life lawyer to testify on Wisconsin bills defunding Planned Parenthood.
5:33am
Sen. Lassa. Statement on Tribune Building grant.

12:54pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: State to spend $258M on school vouchers next school year.
5:19am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Unified can't wait while School Board is deadlocked.
5:02am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Researchers, industry groups add to chorus against fetal tissue bill.
5:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Alzheimer's and Dementia Task Force will soon hold hearings across state.

State Agencies

4:40pm
AG Schimel. Right to work brief filed. Brief.
4:39pm
AG Schimel. Swears in new AAGs.
4:31pm
DOA. Governor Walker declares September 2015 Coastal Awareness Month.
2:58pm
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. Board approves $14.1 million for community projects.
2:52pm
Emergency Managment. Turning tragedy into triumph.
2:50pm
DNR. Weekly news.
2:35pm
DOT. Begins issuing new license plate featuring stately eagle photo, awareness.
1:47pm
DHS. Presents "Voices of Recovery."
1:25pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Walker administration's lax health insurance regulation costly for Wisconsin consumers.
12:43pm
DOT. Packer travel advisory.
8:15am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter, Sept. 2015.

2:09pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GAB head told former employee to tone down Doe comments.
11:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State Patrol rescinds $4-an-hour raise for Walker security team.
11:56am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Elections head: Staff has opinions but don't make decisions.
5:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Taxpayers to provide back pay for overtime for Scott Walker's security team.

Economy/Business

5:20am
WKOW. Eaton Corp. sending 83 more jobs to Mexico despite WEDC  tax credits.

Statewide

4:34pm
U.S. Venture. U.S. Oil widens distribution and supply footprint with Indianapolis terminal acquisition.
10:33am
MacIver Institute. Honored for extraordinary support of employees who serve in the Wisconsin National Guard.

5:42am
USA Today. Obama: It's almost too late to stop climate change.
5:23am
NBC 15. Debate continues in Wisconsin over Obama's Clean Power Plan.

Courts

11:21am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to affirm right of municipal workers to choose their residence.

Education

4:32pm
DPI. Invitation to make Rural Award nominations.
12:18pm
Rise Together. Survey of Wisconsin students shows need for increased school-based drug prevention programs.

5:05am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Local UW campuses see more freshmen.

Local

4:38pm
Racine Mayor Dickert, Racine County Executive Delagrave. Celebration on the lakefront honors joint City-County partnership.
4:30pm
Waukesha County Executive Farrow. Waukesha County releases 2016-2020 Capital plan. 
4:28pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. 2016 Executive Capital Budget.
1:43pm
Milwaukee County Transit System. Take the shuttle to Indian Summer.
12:08pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Let the funding flow: Learn about the launch of the Badger Fund of Funds at Sept. 22 WIN-Madison.

2:07pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee Bucks discuss $15-an-hour 'wage floor,' labor rights for arena projects.
5:48am
Reuters. Milwaukee mayor wants to outfit all patrol officers with body cameras.
5:14am
Cap Times. Dane County officials unveil racial equity analysis.
5:04am
Chippewa Herald. Milwaukee funding for new Bucks arena goes before public.
4:54am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Bucks arena hearing draws concerns about impact on existing bars, restaurants.
4:51am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Common Ground cuts funding demands, threatens to make arena money an issue in 2016 elections.

Congress

10:32am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Statement on plans to improve Fifth Ward rail bridge in Milwaukee.

12:06pm
Chippewa Herald. Kind supports universal background checks.

Politics

10:12am
League of Conservation Voters. Environmental groups launch $1.6 million ad campaign in Wisconsin to tell Ron Johnson to stop putting pollutors profits ahead of Wisconsin's health.
5:32am
Wisconsin Federation of College Republicans. Launches unprecedented field program to win Wisconsin's youth vote in 2016.

11:54am
Chicago Tribune. Scott Walker, in office since 25, denies he's a career politician.
8:18am
CNBC. How the season of Trump changed Scott Walker.
8:12am
Real Clear Politics. Feingold, Strickland fight history in comeback bids.
4:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker builds his political brand with Wisconsin products.
4:49am
ABC News. Walker's talk about Canadian border wall draws derision. Wisconsin State Journal.
4:48am
Politico. Walker's campaign: He's not pushing for a U.S.-Canada wall.
4:47am
Dubuque Telegraph Herald. Wisconsin senator rallies for Clinton.

Monday August 31, 2015

Governor

6:01am
The Hill. Politicians show sports teams the money on stadiums.
5:09am
La Crosse Tribune. Scott Walker got an earful from voters, including Republicans, on proposed records changes.

Legislative

2:57pm
Sen. Stroebel. Academic excellence scholarship bill intentionally rewards best and brightest.
1:58pm
Wisconsin Technology Council. Opposes bill to limit, ban otherwise legal fetal tissue research in state.
12:41pm
Rep. Bowen. Wishes students, educators well at start of school year.
12:26pm
Sen. Shilling. Column: Some food for thought.

6:02am
Fox 6. Bill would allow districts to start classes earlier; restaurant manager worries about impact to staff.
5:52am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Lawmakers want hearing on possible UW merger.
4:51am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Another Republican favors fair voting district maps.

State Agencies

4:12pm
WEDC. State grant helps reawaken Wisconsin Rapids Tribune building.
1:46pm
DOJ. $1.8 million in restitution available for travel club members.
12:27pm
DPI. 22 sites funded for 2015-16 after-school programs.
12:06pm
AG Schimel. DOJ website gets a facelift.
5:24am
Rep. Barca. Statement on Dignitary Protection Unit overtime ruling.

10:46am
WMTV. Board to discuss lobbyist contributions to Walker campaign.
5:51am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GAB director defends agency following scathing Wall Street Journal editorial.
5:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Emails raise questions of impartiality, suggest Scott Walker was target of John Doe. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR releases updated Wisconsin fish consumption advisory.
4:59am
WKOW. State must pay OT to Walker's security team retroactive to May 2013.

Statewide

5:35am
Sheboygan Press. Police chase stats riddled with holes.
5:34am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Hundreds hurt, killed when teens get guns.

Courts

4:14pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Justice on Wheels brings Supreme Court to Grant County.

5:04am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Wisconsin AG argues water rules injunction applies nationwide.

Education

2:02pm
UW-Madison. Morgridge Institute selectes Pagliarini to lead campus metabolism initiative.
2:01pm
Joseph P. Mettner Foundation. Awards scholarship to Michael Polich.
1:49pm
UW System. Starts listening sessions at UW-La Crosse on Sept. 1.
1:48pm
MPS. State superintendent, mayor to join MPS leaders, partners on 'Day One' for tens of thousands of students.
12:51pm
UW-Madison. Sustainable Nanotechnology Center lands new $20 million contract.
12:09pm
Community Coalition for MATC. MATC Board politicized by GOP and Chamber of Commerce.
10:22am
Marquette University. Panel goes "On the Issues" to discuss Walker presidential campaign.

5:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW campus officials prepare for new year after tumultuous summer.

Local

2:56pm
Dane County Board Chair Corrigan. Report offers sweeping four year plan to increase racial equity in Dane County.
12:53pm
Milwaukee Common Council President Murphy. Announces committee changes.
12:04pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Body cameras = more politics than policing.
5:23am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Deputies arrest 5 drunken drivers in Operation Drive Sober.

4:11pm
Milwaukee Common Council. Ceremonies to precede Tuesday's meeting.
5:44am
Wisconsin State Journal. Analysis: Blacks in Madison arrested at more than 10 times rate of whites.

Politics

4:10pm
One Wisconsin Now. Five 'legitimate ideas' Gov. Scott Walker ought to consider on his next trip home to Wisconsin.
1:53pm
Voces de la Frontera Action. The party of Trump: GOP candidates follow Trump down the rabbit hole of open white supremacy.
6:17am
Westlake for Assembly. Receives highest rating from the National Rife Association.

6:44am
Reuters. U.S. presidential hopeful Sanders gains ground on Clinton in Iowa poll.
6:37am
The Hill. Activists turn up heat on DNC for more debates.
5:27am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Center sours on Scott Walker; support drops among independents, outstate voters.
5:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Four Republicans vie to fill Waukesha County Assembly seat.
5:16am
The Hill. Walker: Poll numbers will improve.
5:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin governor calls building northern wall along Canadian border a legitimate issue.
5:01am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Russ Feingold speaks to Door County Dems.
5:00am
La Crosse Tribune. Muslim advocate: Scott Walker is 'enabling ISIS' with 'racial Islam' rhetoric.
4:57am
Washington Post. What happened to Scott Walker?
4:55am
Real Clear Politics. Walker stalls in Trump traffic.
4:53am
The Guardian. Scott Walker's new immigration hard line could harm Wisconsin's farmers.

 

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