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December 4

Wisconsin Senate Dems unveil agenda for upcoming session - Wisconsin Public Radio

Related: Badger Blueprint

Local police provide mixed reaction to impound bill - RJT

Related: Press Release and 2015 Assembly Bill 92

Officials didn’t try to fire workers who had sex on state time, property - MJS

Related: 2015 Senate Bill 285

Dane County Board, Madison City Council call on UW to make student ID cards voter friendly - CT

Related: News Release

Wisconsin looks to relax deer farm fence regulations - WSJ

State grants to bring high-speed Internet to rural areas - MJS

Scott Walker: Wisconsin is working and growing jobs - WSJ

Attorneys in John Doe lawsuit issue dueling statements - MJS

Terror attacks a failure of strategy, not intelligence, lawmaker says - MJS

Supreme Court candidates blast Rebecca Bradley for getting GOP help - MJS

Critics slam Supreme Court justice Rebecca Bradley for birth control column - CT

December 3

Landowners could get tax breaks despite closing forestland, under bill - MJS

Assembly Democrats to GOP colleagues: Call extraordinary session for jobs bills - WSJ

Assembly Democrats call for extraordinary session on jobs, economic development - CT

UW System task force may sidestep toughest tenure issues - CT

Perk boosts pay in Assembly - APC

Bill would regulate manure spreading statewide - GBPG

Wisconsin lottery director to quit this month - AP via Madison.com

Household income takes sharp downturn in most of Wisconsin - MJS

Related: Report

Scott Walker on Syrian refugees: 'I can't put up a wall at the border' - CT

Walker: District won’t go blue in 2016 - ON

GOP seeking signatures on behalf of Rebecca Bradley - WSJ

New super PAC to back Ron Johnson in U.S. Senate race - WSJ

December 2

Wisconsin Supreme Court won’t reopen John Doe probe, rules against special prosecutor - MJS

Supreme Court won’t restart John Doe probe of Scott Walker recall campaign - WSJ

Scott Walker stands by FoodShare work requirement - WSJ

Walker stands by FoodShare jobs requirement - Wisconsin Radio Network

Related: Audio

Led by state Rep. John Nygren, Wisconsin families caught in heroin’s grasp fight back - CT

Related: Press Release

GOP bills would limit government regulation of private property - MJS

Walker: Regulations shouldn’t trump property rights - Wisconsin Public Radio

GOP lawmakers circulate bill to block state money for Milwaukee streetcar - MJS

Milwaukee streetcar won’t receive any state money under legislators’ proposal - MBJ

Related: Press Release

Debate highlights divide over federal Medicaid expansion, Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin - CT

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Scott Walker over minimum wage - MJS

Madison teachers union sues state over access to voter information in recertification elections - WSJ

Act 10 politics come to fore in union open record lawsuit - MJS

Schimel says office responding more quickly to records requests - MJS

Wisconsin approves $1.5 million in broadband expansion grants for rural areas - MJS

Deer kill up in state during this year’s 9-day season - WSJ

December 1

Tenure proposals violate standards, UW faculty leaders warn - MJS

Faculty raise concerns about proposed new UW tenure policies - WSJ

Professors: Proposed UW System tenure policies threaten academic freedom - CT

Related: Document

Scott Walker signs bill distributing excess Lambeau Field taxes - MJS

Walker OK’s excess Lambeau tax return - GBPG

Related: 2015 Wisconsin Act 114

GOP lawmakers propose bill shrinking state natural resource areas - WSJ

GOP lawmakers propose bill expanding property owner rights - MJS

Stopping the ‘revolving door’ of lawmaker to lobbyist - Wisconsin Radio Network

Related: Press Release

Judicial philosophies drive sentence disparities - APC

GOP senator from targeted district won’t seek re-election - MJS

Republican state senator won’t seek re-election in district targeted by Democrats - WSJ

Sen. Rick Gudex won’t seek re-election - ON

Ex-Sen. Tim Cullen hits Scott Walker, fellow Democrats on Act 10 maneuvering - MJS

November 30

15K dropped from food stamp program after not finding work - WSJ

Maine wants candy, soda excluded from food stamps - WALLSJ

Lawmaker: ‘Critical mass’ gathering for crackdown on repeat drunken drivers - WSJ

Related: 2015 Assembly Bill 536

Republican wants to impound cars if drivers lack license - RJT

Related: Press Release

Lawmakers want to bypass federal rules attached to roadwork - MJS

Republicans introduce bill to shift federal road funds - WSJ

Ex-Dane County executive Jonathan Barry hired for Public Lands post - WSJ

Replacement of filled wetlands awaits restoration of new banks - WSJ

Related: Wetland Restoration Handbook

Scott Walker to sign stadium tax bill at Lambeau Field - MJS

Related: 2015 Senate Bill 233

Steineke embraces high-profile role - ON

With $5.2M in hand, local researchers will search for solutions to stubborn achievement gaps - WSJ

Related: Report

With cremation on the rise, churches building columbaria to house remains - WSJ

Related: 2015 Wisconsin Act 95

Catching up: Madison legislator says ‘upskirting’ law strengthens protections against secret lewd photos - WSJ

A bipartisan turkey tale: Hunting in Wisconsin bridges the political divide - CT

New WEDC chief Mark Hogan intrigued by idea of public service - MBJ

Scales of justice or roulette wheel? - APC

WisconsInjustice: Judicial sentencing varies broadly - ON

John Doe prosecutors want courts to preserve, not destroy, records - MJS

Koch brothers’ Libre Initiative to target Wisconsin Latinos - MJS

Koch brothers woo Hispanic voters with turkeys and questionnaires - NYT

Scott Walker: Obama administration intel failed in Paris attacks - WSJ