bluebannertopbar

Legislative Reference Bureau

Legislative Reference Bureau

STATE OF WISCONSIN

STATE OF WISCONSIN

Home Legislative Documents Publications Library Research Legal
Our History
Ask LRB Research a Question
Library Hours
The Spotlight
Statute Revision
Code & Register
State Legislature Home Page
State of Wisconsin Home Page

Capitol Headlines Daily

Links to news articles of interest to Legislators, staff, and legislative followers. Access to articles may be limited by paywalls put in place by news companies. These links are for information only and their posting does not constitute endorsement by the Legislative Reference Bureau, a nonpartisan service agency.

May 29

Legislators to take up UW System, DNR budgets Friday - MJS

UW System faculty's role in chancellor picks could be diminished - MJS

Wisconsin Democrats critical of policy items in budget, timeline to finish work unclear - CT

DNR science, education cuts expected to be on the table during Friday's budget hearing - CT

Memo: Eliminating DNR positions could take more jobs with it - WSJ

Layoffs at DNR would trigger terminations of limited-term employees - CT

Gov. Scott Walker's science cuts may hinder efforts to halt walleye decline - CT

Rep. Berceau: Republicans want to 'bring Madison to its knees' - CT

State budget panel adds provisions affecting cities across state - MJS

Memo: State voucher expansion could cost up to $800M over 10 years - WSJ

Analysis says voucher expansion could divert $800 million - WSJ

Vouchers could shift at least $600 million from districts through 2025 - MJS

Wisconsin may be first to license teachers without degree - WSJ

What the heck is going on with Wisconsin public education? - WaPo

Walker says he'd be 'pleased' with prevailing wage repeal - WSJ

Robin Vos on prevailing wage: Full repeal still unlikely - Wisconsin Public Radio

Scott Walker backs arena funding proposal - MJS

Walker supports key parts of reported Bucks arena deal - WSJ

'Jock TIF' may put taxes on NBA players back in Milwaukee arena funding mix - MBJ

Wisconsin faith groups protest increases in prison budget, population - CT

Supreme Court justices spar over hiring of court director - MJS

Wisconsin's 20-week abortion ban may face debate over rape, incest exceptions - CT

Is Walker's stance on fast-tracked abortion bill part of his presidential maneuvering? - CT

Scott Walker stands by top aide, ducks question about questionable state loan - WSJ

The Iowa straw poll, once a kingmaker, fades into irrelevance for 2016 - WaPo

May 28

State budget committee approves long-term care changes - WSJ

Lawmakers back some, not all of, Scott Walker’s long-term care plan - MJS

Provision slipped into budget dilutes teacher license rules - MJS

State could lease buildings outside Dane County under GOP plan - WSJ

GOP lawmakers advance prevailing wage repeal - MJS

Committee approves prevailing wage repeal bill - WSJ

Andre Jacque: Republicans may need prevailing wage repeal in order to pass budget - CT

Scott Walker says he would sign prevailing wage repeal - WSJ

The prevailing wage debate’s invisible man: Scott Walker - Right Wisconsin

Taxpayers responsible for $250 million in arena plan - MJS

Wisconsin one of few states taking up higher education cuts - MJS

Funding woes in higher education - Inside Higher Ed

Biggest budget loser? - Isthmus

Fast-moving bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks up for hearing next week - MJS

Walker touts ultrasound requirements for abortions - MJS

Scott Walker: Ultrasounds are just a ‘cool thing out there’ - CT

Federal appeals court blocks Arkansas ban on abortion after 12 weeks - NPR

Walker asks for supporters’ opinions on national issues - WSJ

What makes Scott Walker run - Newsweek

May 27

Frenzied week of Wisconsin state budget votes awaits - WSJ

Legislators to take up Scott Walker overhaul of worker's compensation - MJS

'No white smoke,' but arena financing deal appears imminent - MJS

Lawmaker says goal is to announce Bucks deal Wednesday - WSJ

'Final' Milwaukee arena-funding meeting Tuesday, though deal not quite ready - MBJ

Family Care changes to come before budget committee Wednesday - MJS

Bucking leadership, Assembly panel to take up prevailing wage law - MJS

Co-sponsors of Wisconsin's 20-week abortion ban say Scott Walker is 'ready to go' - CT

West Virginia's 20-week abortion ban takes effect - Reuters

Wisconsin lawmakers encourage people to 'hunt pink' - CT

Scott Walker's latest county judicial appointment bolsters his conservative credentials - CT

Scott Walker uses Medium blogging platform to share reflections from Israel trip - CT

Scott Walker: 'Bad idea' if Congress busts budget caps - The Hill

For Scott Walker, one more budget fight looms on path to White House - McClatchy DC

Scott Walker may let Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio fight over Florida - NYT

Scott Walker might skip Florida primary in Bush-Rubio territory - WaPo

May 26

GOP lawmakers to fast track abortion ban after 20 weeks - MJS

Setting the record straight on measuring fetal age and the '20 week abortion' - WaPo

Complex science at issue in politics of fetal pain - NYT

Joint Finance Committee expected to make key budget decisions this week - Wisconsin Public Radio

Public educators are being challenged, not under assault, Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt says - CT

Critics blast legislators over surprise sports measure - WSJ

If signed into law, budget provision mandates civics test for diploma - MJS

GOP lawmakers want more timber cutting in state forests - MJS

Gov. Scott Walker taking heat from both right and left over WEDC - CT

State jobs agency has private lawyers seeking bad loan repayment - MJS

Dane County District Attorney reviewing state audit of WEDC - WSJ

Scott Walker doesn't have time to reform WEDC, Sen. Julie Lassa says - CT

Is there a better model to spur Wisconsin job growth than WEDC? - CT

Uncertain about mission of state economic agency? It's called competition - WSJ

Walker keeps Wisconsin jobs agency at arm's length - Bloomberg

Lawmakers reject Scott Walker plan to ax for-profit college board - WSJ

UW Colleges to shrink administration to deal with $6.7 million cut - WSJ

Son of Scott Walker's former campaign chairman appointed to UW Board of Regents - WSJ

Prison towers unmanned at night in state plan - GBPG

Wisconsin hunters could wear pink under legislative proposal - WSJ

Lawmakers hope to expand use of allergy treatment devices - WSJ

Will drivers ignore 70 mph law in Wisconsin? - APC

Crooks says Roggensack threatened to throw justices off cases - MJS

Emails show disputes continue on Wisconsin Supreme Court - WSJ

Scott Walker comes in second in southern GOP straw poll - WSJ

Interactive: Scott Walker's travels outside Wisconsin - WSJ

Where is Scott Walker? - New York Magazine

Can Feingold come back from defeat? - MJS

Pensions and politics fuel crisis in Illinois - NYT

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

May 18 - 22, 2015
May 11 - 15, 2015
May 4 - 8, 2015
Apr. 27 - May 1, 2015
Apr. 20 - 24, 2015
Apr. 13 - 17, 2015
Apr. 6 - 10, 2015
Mar. 30 - Apr. 3, 2015
Mar. 23 - 27, 2015
Mar. 16 - 20, 2015
Mar. 9 - 13, 2015
Mar. 2 - 6, 2015
Feb. 23 - 27, 2015
Feb. 16 - 20, 2015
Feb. 9 - 13, 2015
Feb. 2 - 6, 2015
Jan. 26 - 30, 2015
Jan. 20 - 23, 2015
Jan. 12 - 16, 2015
Jan. 5 - 9, 2015
Dec. 22 - 23, 2014
Dec. 15 - 19, 2014
Dec. 8 - 12, 2014
Dec. 1 - 5, 2014
Nov. 24 - 26, 2014
See more at the Headlines archive.

LRB ©2010 All rights reserved
One East Main Street, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53703
Reference Desk: 608-266-0341
Circulation Desk: 608-266-7040
Acceptable Use Policy