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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.

October 31

Burke strikes back at detractors, Walker over Trek claims - MJS

Burke blames Walker for Trek story; Walker denies - WSJ

Partisans fume over Burke allegations - MJS

Dems pounce on Burke critic's extreme Facebook posts - MJS

Madison alder, a former Trek executive, disputes allegations Mary Burke was fired - CT

Walker talks worker training in late stages of campaign - APC

Wisconsin sees sharp decline in number of constitutional amendment questions - CT

Early voting ends Friday - MJS

State elections agency predicts turnout will be just shy of 2012 recall levels - WSJ

Federal judge hears arguments in campaign coordination case - MJS

Campaigning to extend, or end, one-party rule - NYT

Rural schools: State funding system 'absolutely broke' - GBPG

October 30

MU poll has Walker leading Burke, with turnout still key - MJS

Scott Walker leads Mary Burke 50-43 among likely voters, Marquette poll finds - WSJ

Gov. Scott Walker opens 7-point lead over Mary Burke - MBJ

Paul Ryan touts Scott Walker, both downplay presidential ambitions - WSJ

Ex-Trek execs with conservative ties say Mary Burke was forced out - MJS

Former Trek executives say Mary Burke was forced out in the mid-1990's - WSJ

Burke calls report she was fired from Trek 'ridiculous' - GBPG

Next governor could change Obamacare in Wisconsin - GBPG

GOP, Democrats battle for control of state Senate - MJS

National civil rights group to monitor polls in Milwaukee - MJS

GAB asks federal judge to dismiss 'coordination' lawsuit - WSJ

Republican goal: Two-thirds of U.S. legislative chambers - Bloomberg

State seeking bids to replace aging transportation building - MJS

October 29

A 2014 Wisconsin election with 2016 overtones - MJS

On different paths, Walker and Ryan share part of journey - MJS

Burke, Walker backers give $1 million to GOP and Democratic Party - MJS

Big money from major donors flood into governor's race, state parties - WSJ

Burke, Walker haul in big bucks as election nears - WSJ

Obama rallies thousands with call to back Burke - MJS

President Obama visit highlights importance of Milwaukee for Democrats - WSJ

Obama pushes for Burke in Milwaukee as Walker campaigns in Wausau - MJS

Walker, Burke answer questions before election - WSJ

Turnout will decide Wisconsin governor's race - WSJ

Kleefisch: Women 'are not a special interest group' - GBPG

A county divided: Winnebago county mirrors nation's political polarization - ON

Georgia judge dismisses lawsuit on voter registration - NYT

Election could tip historic number of legislatures into Republican hands - WaPo

Low-wage jobs grew fastest in Wisconsin since 2000, new study says - MJS

Tax Foundation ranks Wisconsin's tax climate 43rd in U.S. - MJS

October 28

Walker, Burke each raise $10 million in last 3 months - MJS

Scott Walker, Mary Burke enter final week of campaign, raise $10 million - WSJ

Burke put $5 million into race against Walker - WSJ

Scott Walker scores big PAC donations after limits lifted - CT

Sheldon Adelson gives $650,000 to WI GOP as election draws near - Isthmus

Scott Walker says he's being outspent. That's not entirely true - WaPo

President Obama visits 99% Democratic ward to turn out Milwaukee base - MJS

Politics or principles? Burke votes against school budget - MJS

Walker, Republicans visit Oshkosh manufacturer - ON

Lawsuit claims Gov. Scott Walker's administration skirted law on wages - WSJ

Gov. Scott Walker says labor complaint is political - MJS

Liberal group uses John Doe records to target Walker-linked nonprofit - MJS

Complaint: Wisconsin Club for Growth violated IRS rules - WSJ

October 27

Clinton touts Mary Burke, takes swipe at Scott Walker - MJS

President Clinton joins list of notables stumping for Burke in Milwaukee - MBJ

On the issues, Burke and Walker couldn't be further apart - MJS

Battle-tested Gov. Scott Walker is in a fight for his political life - WSJ

Mary Burke seeks to broker 'an end to divisiveness' - WSJ

Walker, Burke differ on Medicaid expansion money - WSJ

Gov. Walker leads Mary Burke in celeb donations including Trump, Pickens, Menard - MBJ

Union bosses, wealthy donors spend big for Mary Burke, Scott Walker - MJS

$16 million in ads later, not much has changed in Walker-Burke race - MJS

Scott Walker ramps up campaign with start of 10-day tour of Wisconsin - MJS

Walker says he's underdog against 'special interests' - GBPG

Democrats face uphill battle in gubernatorial years - ON

Labor group to sue Scott Walker's administration for minimum wage study - MJS

Chisholm declines to launch probe of his handling of Doe - MJS

As student testing mounts, growing chorus says it's too much - MJS

Economic growth: How Wisconsin compares - WSJ

Voter ID laws by state – Proving that you can vote - WaPo


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

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
July 21 - 25, 2014
July 14 - 18, 2014
July 7 - 11, 2014
June 30 - July 3, 2014
June 23 - 27, 2014
June 16 - 20, 2014
June 9 - 13, 2014
June 2 - 6, 2014
May 27 - 30, 2014
May 19 - 23, 2014
May 12 - 16, 2014
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