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April 18

Wisconsin’s unemployment rate falls to five-year low of 5.9% - MJS

Judges let Capitol protesters proceed with lawsuit against Walker - MJS

Appeals court revives protest group lawsuit over Capitol sign tickets - WSJ

Gov. Scott Walker declares 10-day energy emergency for propane delivery - WSJ

Minorities in U.S. continue to lose economic ground - Wisconsin Public Radio

Turnover in Wisconsin Assembly unlikely to lead to Democratic gains - CT

Mount Pleasant Republican to run in primary against Speaker Robin Vos - WSJ

April 17

Milwaukee lesbian couple challenge Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage ban - MJS

Scott Walker signs bills on domestic violence, adoptions - MJS

Walker signs legalization of marijuana byproduct into law - Wisconsin Public Radio

Scott Walker kicks off re-election bid with rallies around Wisconsin - MJS

Walker Coy About Prospects For Serving Out Entire Second Term, If Elected - Wisconsin Public Radio

Prosecutors appeal ‘John Doe’ decision - WSJ

John Doe Probe Continues To Unfold As Walker Launches Campaign - Wisconsin Public Radio

Gillespie to run for Kaufert’s Assembly seat - APC

Wisconsin among top 10 states for racial gap in pollution exposure - CT

April 16

Unprecedented bipartisan legislative committee met once during session - WSJ

Gov. Scott Walker kicks off re-election campaign - WSJ

Walker promotes job, tax record during re-election campaign stop - ON

John Doe special prosecutor says he voted for Scott Walker in recall - MJS

State GAB vote approved probe into Scott Walker recall - MJS

Early data in e-cigarette study may raise safety concerns - NYT

Schroeder will run for Kaufert’s Assembly seat - APC

State moratorium on heat shut-offs ends Tuesday - Wisconsin Public Radio

April 15

Tom Petri contends no single issue behind stepping down - MJS

Rep. Tom Petri confirms decision to retire in 2015 - APC

Fitzgerald won’t run for Petri’s open House seat - GBPG

State GOP convention will include vote on Wisconsin’s right to secede - Wisconsin Public Radio

Expert: Moderates unwanted in today’s political landscape - Wisconsin Public Radio

Liberal group: State Supreme Court should stay out of investigation - GBPG

Heroin overdose deaths jump 34% in Milwaukee County - MJS

Kramer makes initial appearance, plans not guilty plea - MJS

Minnesota: Governor signs into law a phased-in rise in the minimum wage - NYT

April 14

Walker proposes another two-year UW System tuition freeze - MJS

Gov. Scott Walker calls for additional 2-year tuition freeze - WSJ

Ellis drops out of state Senate race - MJS

Senate President Mike Ellis announces that he won’t run for re-election - WSJ

Glenn Grothman was with Mike Ellis the night he discussed illegal tactics - WSJ

Scott Walker campaign asks Supreme Court to intervene in ‘John Doe’ investigation - WSJ

State Rep. Duey Stroebel to make run for Tom Petri’s seat in Congress - WSJ

U.S. Rep. Tom Petri won’t seek re-election - MJS

Chad Weininger to leave Assembly – that’s 20 exiting the house - MJS

Key

WSJ - Wisconsin State Journal
MJS - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
CT - Capital Times

APC - Appleton Post Crescent
ECLT - Eau Claire Leader-Times
GBPG - Green Bay Press-Gazette
JG - Janesville Gazette
LT - La Crosse Tribune
KN - Kenosha News
MBJ - Milwaukee Business Journal
ON - Oshkosh Northwestern
RJT - Racine Journal Times
SP - Sheboygan Press

NYT - New York Times
USA - USA Today
WALLSJ - Wall Street Journal
WaPo - Washington Post

Weekly Archive

Apr. 7 - 11, 2014
Mar. 31 - Apr. 4, 2014
Mar. 24 - 28, 2014
Mar. 17 - 21, 2014
Mar. 10 - 14, 2014
Mar. 3 - 7, 2014
Feb. 24 - 28, 2014
Feb. 17 - 21, 2014
Feb. 10 - 14, 2014
Feb. 3 - 7, 2014
Jan. 27 - 31, 2014
Jan. 21 - 24, 2014
Jan. 13 - 17, 2014
Jan. 6 - 10, 2014
Jan. 2 - 3, 2014
Dec. 16 - 20, 2013
Dec. 9 - 13, 2013
Dec. 2 - 6, 2013
Nov. 25 - 27, 2013
Nov. 18 - 22, 2013
Nov. 11 - 15, 2013
Nov. 4 - 8, 2013
Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, 2013
See more at the Headlines archive.

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