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January 28

Campus, legislative leaders concerned about Scott Walker's proposed UW cuts but welcome flexibilities - WSJ

UW System offers few details on Walker's proposal for budget cut, more autonomy - CT

UW System predicts layoffs, no campus closings under budget cuts - MJS

Gov. Walker's budget would cut funding, grant flexibility to UW System - MBJ

UW System critic blasts governor's autonomy plan - WSJ

Walker proposes investment of $220 million for Bucks arena - MJS

Walker adding arena funding to budget; plan could raise $220M for arena - MBJ

Gov. Walker: 'Not a penny of new taxes' on general public in arena-funding plan - MBJ

MMAC leaders expect Gov. Walker's leadership will sway conservatives on arena plan - MBJ

Senate education bill faces less opposition than Assembly version - MJS

Common Core: Lawmaker's comments cause concern - WSJ

Scott Walker forms committee to explore presidential run - MJS

Gov. Scott Walker forms committee to explore 2016 presidential run - WSJ

Indiana will allow entry to Medicaid for a price - NYT

January 27

Wisconsin Democrats call on Scott Walker, GOP lawmakers for budget repair bill - CT

Democrats call for a budget repair bill to address looming $283 million shortfall - WSJ

Democrats say Walker should focus less on travel, more on impending budget shortfall - Wisconsin Public Radio

Walker proposes 13% cut, more freedom for UW System - MJS

Gov. Scott Walker to propose 13 percent cut, more freedom for UW System - WSJ

Gov. Walker expected to announce plan for support of new Milwaukee Bucks arena - MJS

Changes coming to worker's compensation system? - WSJ

Cowles: Teacher licensing doesn't belong in budget - Wisconsin Radio Network

Lawmakers looking at 'five strikes' OWI legislation - Wisconsin Radio Network

GAB board oversaw John Doe probe actions, leader tells Assembly speaker - MJS

Judge tells GOP leader his elections board criticism 'is just not true' - WSJ

Scott Walker impresses conservatives in Iowa, then gets dropkicked on Twitter - WSJ

Scott Walker's Iowa triumph: Is this really getting serious? - CT

January 26

State shortfall could be $928 million over next 2 1/2 years - MJS

This year's state budget shortfall could grow to $283 million; $2 billion hole for 2015-17 - WSJ

Scott Walker rejects Menominee bid for Kenosha casino - MJS

Gov. Scott Walker rejects Kenosha casino project - WSJ

Gov. Walker rejects Kenosha casino - MBJ

Scott Walker rejects Menominee casino in Kenosha, critics blame run for president - CT

Kenosha casino decision sparks blames, laments and resolve - MBJ

Kenosha casino debate swung from jobs to state budget impact - MBJ

Beloit city manager hopes casino proposal will move forward - WSJ

Gov. Walker to include 'jock tax' for Bucks arena in budget, sources say - MBJ

Expect more students from outstate and abroad if expected state cuts come to UW - WSJ

Speculation of big Scott Walker budget cuts has UW-Milwaukee fearing worst - MJS

Scott Walker at odds with key provisions of school accountability bills - WSJ

Lawmakers propose allowing terminally ill choice of suicide - WSJ

Wisconsin lawmaker hopes to end 'vaping' indoors - WSJ

New state treasurer lays off staff to fulfill campaign pledge - MJS

Five OWI strikes and you're out? - ON

'Go big, go bold,' Scott Walker tells Iowa GOP summit - MJS

As 2016 campaign begins, Scott Walker looks to set himself apart in Iowa - WSJ

Republican governors buck party line on raising taxes - 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

Jan. 20 - 23, 2014
Jan. 12 - 16, 2014
Jan. 5 - 9, 2014
Dec. 22 - 23, 2014
Dec. 15 - 19, 2014
Dec. 8 - 12, 2014
Dec. 1 - 5, 2014
Nov. 24 - 26, 2014
Nov. 17 - 21, 2014
Nov. 10 - 14, 2014
Nov. 3 - 7, 2014
Oct. 27 - 31, 2014
Oct. 20 - 24, 2014
Oct. 13 - 17, 2014
Oct. 6 - 10, 2014
Sep. 29 - Oct. 3, 2014
Sep. 22 - 26, 2014
Sep. 15 - 19, 2014
Sep. 8 - 12, 2014
Sep. 2 - 5, 2014
Aug. 25 - 29, 2014
Aug. 18 - 22, 2014
Aug. 11 - 15, 2014
Aug. 4 - 8, 2014
July 28 - Aug. 1, 2014
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