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September 11

Scott Walker pledges to take on federal unions on Day 1 as president - MJS

Scott Walker would put federal workers at center of his showdown with unions - WSJ

As Scott Walker looks for his voice, he visited where Ronald Reagan found his - WaPo

Scott Walker outlines how he will ‘wreak havoc’ on Washington - WaPo

Related: Video

Hillary Clinton criticizes Scott Walker over unions at event in Wisconsin - NYT

Why Scott Walker may not be ready for prime-time - The Atlantic

Scott Walker: What went wrong? - National Review

Scott Walker tumbles to 3 percent in Iowa in latest Quinnipiac poll - Bloomberg

Related: Poll

State’s largest business lobby opposes fetal tissue bill - MJS

Schimel: Legislative emails should stay public - Wisconsin Public Radio

State picks former Republican lawmaker’s company to create test to replace Badger Exam - WSJ

State announces replacement for Badger Exam - RJT

UW System cuts 36 positions in streamlining effort - MJS

UW System officials to consider changes to UW Extension mission - MJS

Raising speed limit lowers revenue - Isthmus

Related: Fiscal Estimate

State to get $2 million to address backlog of untested rape kits - MJS

Rape kit testing gets financial boost - APC

September 10

Two GOP lawmakers vote against fetal tissue bill amendment - MJS

UW-Madison: Fetal tissue bill sends ‘chilling message’ to scientists, citizens, industry - CT

Related: 2015 AB 305 and video

Abortions are down in Wisconsin, but activists differ on what’s driving the decrease - Wisconsin Public Radio

Related: DHS Report

Bill would cut number of juveniles charged as adults in Wisconsin - MJS

Related: NCSL data

Auditors: WEDC did not verify job creation properly - WSJ

Auditors tell lawmakers agency didn’t confirm job creation - MJS

WEDC didn’t track job creation, auditors tell panel - CT

Walker job-creation officials promise to do better - WSJ

Related: LAB Audit

Walker speaks on fetal tissue bill, jobs agency at Governor’s Small Business Summit - ECLT

Walker boosts domestic violence funding - APC

UW System officials to consider changes to UW-Extension mission - MJS

Related: Revised mission statement

Is Walker the most tested of GOP candidates? - MJS

Scott Walker: U.S. should not take in more Syrian refugees - MJS

Scott Walker: No more Syrian refugees - MJS

Walker blames political attacks for slumping approval rating - Wisconsin Public Radio

Scott Walker aims to jumpstart flagging campaign at Reagan’s alma mater - MJS

Scott Walker seeks to jumpstart campaign with Illinois speech - NBC News

September 9

Weeks after uproar, Robin Vos sought open records law change - MJS

Robin Vos: No plans to change public records rules despite drafting bill that would do so - WSJ

Robin Vos revisited open records changes weeks after public outcry, records show - CT

Wisconsin Democrats angle for nonpartisan redistricting reform - CT

Related: 2015 AB 328

Assembly committee expected to advance amended fetal tissue bill - MJS

Related: 2015 AB 305

Bill targeting opiate use requires doctors to check database - MJS

Rep. Nygren readies quartet of anti-heroin legislation - WSJ

Related: Press Release

Abrahamson hiring attorney in response to John Doe records request - MJS

On motorcycle tour, Scott Walker takes presidential campaign back to basics - WSJ

Scott Walker’s new mission: convincing voters he is still viable - WaPo

September 8

Scott Walker’s presidential bid raises questions about his leadership in Wisconsin - WSJ

Scott Walker’s once high-flying campaign hits turbulence - MJS

Scott Walker staying the course despite drop in poll position - WSJ

Scott Walker needs second debate to go better than first - MJS

Walker, trying to reset campaign, heads to Reagan alma mater - MJS

Scott Walker to announce plans for ’wreaking havoc’ on Washington at Reagan’s alma mater - WSJ

Scott Walker’s Labor Day weekend: Union bike and anti-union message - Bloomberg

Scott Walker fires back at Obama on collective bargaining - CBS News

Labor unions prep for 2016 elections - APC

Wisconsin labor leader is upbeat about state of unions - Wisconsin Public Radio

Related: Gallup Poll

Union leaders continue efforts to help workers despite political setbacks - ECLT

To address refugee crisis, Scott walker says the U.S. must fight Islamic state - WaPo

Can Scott Walker save himself? - The Atlantic

Fetal tissue bill amended to allow use of older samples - MJS

Fetal tissue bill amended, but medical research groups remain opposed - WSJ

Republicans revise fetal tissue bill to allow some research - RJT

Fetal tissue research ban set for committee vote on Wednesday - WSJ

Related: 2015 AB 305

Wisconsin Democrats introduce bill to tighten regulations on health insurance rates hikes - CT

Key Republican lawmaker says defrauding WEDC should be a crime - WSJ

Scott Walker says tougher penalties for WEDC fraud worth considering - WSJ

Demolition of massive state building raises health, environmental concerns - WSJ

Wisconsin’s black unemployment rate the highest in the nation - CT

Related: Report

No injunction to stop budget changes to secretary of state, judge says - WSJ

Former Scott Walker aide Cindy Archer amends lawsuit complaint - WSJ