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July 31

Wisconsin Supreme Court justice says he didn’t need to recuse himself from John Doe - WSJ

Wisconsin justice defends participation in Walker case - WSJ

Wisconsin Club for Growth leader calls for higher campaign contribution limits - Wisconsin Public Radio

Scott Walker had his own email controversy - APC

Citizens loud on records: Loudenbeck’s office flooded by complaints - Beloit Daily News

Scott Walker set to attend Koch Brothers event in California this weekend - MJS

Koch Brothers brave spotlight to try to alter their image - NYT

Ricketts family gives more than $5 million to Walker super PAC - WaPo

Trump is well ahead as first debate looms - Rasmussen Poll 

July 30

Bill banning sale or donation of fetal tissue to get quick hearing - MJS

Brad Schimel says records, meetings law should not be weakened - MJS

Brad Schimel: ‘Messing with open records is like touching the third rail’ - WSJ

Media advocates: Law doesn’t need changes for body cameras - WSJ

‘He’s on his way out’: Panelists discuss effect of Scott Walker’s presidential bid on Wisconsin - CT

David Prosser says he didn't need to step aside in Walker probe - MJS

Email links Scott Walker to open records changes - WSJ

County committee meets on Milwaukee Bucks land deal, but told discussion was moot - MBJ

July 29


Assembly passes arena deal, sends it to Scott Walker - MJS

Related: SB 209 and Bucks Statements

Legislature approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal - WSJ

Wisconsin Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal - WSJ

Assembly easily passes Bucks arena funding; bill heads to Gov. Scott Walker - MBJ

Madison representatives divided on Milwaukee Bucks arena deal - CT

DNR environmental arm to be shifted to unit intended to assist business - MJS

Depleted DNR’s reorganization appears cosmetic, former secretary says - WSJ

Sources: EPA will ease deadlines on pollution rule to help states comply - WaPo

Schimel says he understands why some lawmakers proposed open records changes - Wisconsin Publc Radio

State gave now soured loan to company that owed rent and potential federal fines - MJS

Walker orders up a cheesesteak, says Pennsylvania is winnable - MJS

July 28

Little need for EPA eyes on pollution, Scott Walker tells newspaper - WSJ

Related: Interview

Walker says EPA should be limited ‘umbrella organization’ - WSJ

Report: Scott Walker among presidential hopefuls who’ll court Koch Brothers at conference - WSJ

Koch Brothers summon Bush, Cruz, Walker, Rubio to SoCal confab - Politico

Scott Walker in Illinois dismisses criticisms from Trump - MJS

Scott Walker won’t condemn Huckabee’s ‘oven’ remark or comment on Trump - CT

Related: Interview

Scott Walker accuses Donald Trump of using Democratic talking points to attack him - Bloomberg

Is Donald Trump right about what Gov. Scott Walker did to Wisconsin schools? - WaPo

Related: Fox News Video

Scott Walker’s Iowa - Real Clear Politics

Joe Fadness leaves director post at state GOP, joins Scott Walker’s presidential campaign - WSJ

State budget lowers property tax bill $1 this year, $2 next year - WSJ

Related: LFB Memo

Wisconsin Assembly leader: New Bucks arena has votes to pass - WSJ

Vos courts Democratic votes in push for Bucks arena - Wisconsin Public Radio

GOP leaders: Assembly should have votes to pass arena plan - MJS

Support for Milwaukee Bucks arena uncertain as Assembly vote scheduled for Tuesday - CT

Barca: Assembly Dems might seek ’meaningful jobs’ requirement from Bucks in arena deal - MBJ

Kapenga hopes to make state funding for arena unnecessary - Wisconsin Public Radio

Compared with Miller Park, Bucks arena deal a slam dunk - MJS

Schimel to host open government summit following uproar - WSJ

July 27

Brad Schimel tackles open government in wake of controversy - WSJ

Peter Barca: To vote for Bucks arena plan, Democrats need to see changes - CT

Related: Interview and SB 209

Wisconsin nonpartisan elections board targeted for overhaul - WSJ

Kevin Kennedy defends GAB against foes who ‘want to have more control’ - CT

Related: Interview

Prison guard shortage prompts offers of overtime, mileage, hotels - MJS

State camping fee hikes to take effect Tuesday - MJS

Cowles criticizes handling of budget process - GBPG

Two companies fail after getting $1.4 million from Gov. Scott Walker’s jobs agency - WSJ

GOP lawmakers make move to ban sale of fetal body parts - MJS

Wisconsin Republicans seek to ban sale of fetal body parts - WSJ

Wisconsin politicians target Planned Parenthood at state, federal levels - CT

Related: Press Releases from JacqueJohnsonPlanned Parenthood

Republicans alter script on abortion, seeking to shift debate - NYT

Scott Walker’s statements not always in line with actions - WSJ

Scott Walker’s up and down election history in his home county - MJS

Walker announces senior presidential campaign team - WSJ

Search updated donations to Scott Walker’s campaign - MJS

Presidential race just started? Not according to the spending - NYT

Poll tracker: Potential Republican presidential candidates - WSJ

Top Scott Walker fundraiser calls Donald Trump ‘DumbDumb’ - WALLSJ

Trump slams Walker as governor leads in early voting Iowa - WSJ

In Iowa, Donald Trump takes aim at Scott Walker, for a change - NYT

Trump goes on the attack again with Scott Walker as the latest target - WaPo

Could North Carolina be Scott Walker’s big prize? - CBS

As Hermening’s role in Walker campaign grows, his views draw scrutiny - MJS