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August 14

Wisconsin ban on fetal tissue research expected to move quickly, authors say - CT

Related: Press Release from Rep. Kremer and 2015 AB 305

UW Foundation fees could explain medical school fund’s low value - WSJ

Related: LAB Briefing Sheet and Audit

Brad Schimel files petition to postpone deadlines under new EPA emission rules - WSJ

Scott Walker: Position papers on key issues coming soon - MJS

Months later, still no final costs for Scott Walker’s trips abroad - MJS

Hillary Clinton, Scott Walker trade jabs over college affordability, student loan debt - CT

Related: LFB Informational Paper

Scott Walker’s real record on higher education in Wisconsin - WaPo

Both parties eyeing Wisconsin in 2016, professor says - Wisconsin Public Radio

Johnson hits Feingold for dropping past fundraising pledge - MJS

August 13

Scott Walker falls from top perch in latest Iowa polls - MJS

Related: Polling Data

Scott Walker is no longer the Iowa frontrunner - WSJ

Related: FiveThirtyEight.com data

After GOP debate, Scott Walker’s Iowa numbers take a hit - CT

Related: Polling data 

Iowa polls: Trump leads, Walker slips, the rest cluster - WSJ

CNN/ORC Poll: Trump tops in Iowa as Scott Walker drops - CNN

Walker says he’s not fazed by falling poll numbers - Wisconsin Public Radio

Scott Walker signs bill clearing public funds for new Bucks arena - MJS

Scott Walker approves public funding of basketball arena - NYT

Scott Walker approves spending $250 million on Milwaukee Bucks arena - WaPo

Related: 2015 Wisconsin Act 60

Walker’s arena bill-signing assembles an unlikely alliance: Slideshow - MBJ

Why Harley Davidson may not be the perfect ride for Scott Walker - Bloomberg

Scott Walker noncommittal on support for fetal tissue research ban - WSJ

UW reviewing fetal tissue suppliers - WSJ

Ban on use of aborted fetal tissues could face court hurdles - MJS

Related: 2015 AB 305

UW professors ask Robin Vos for a seat at the table on tech college merger proposal - CT

DNR strives to protect groundwater in dairy-heavy regions - MJS

Future mining prospects remain murky, say Northern Wisconsin officials - Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign director battles money’s role in politics - WSJ

August 12

Legislators, UW Medical School dean spar on fetal tissue bill - MJS

Republicans push fetal tissue ban that medical groups oppose - WSJ

Wisconsin pro-life advocates, lawmakers clash with medical community on fetal tissue bill - CT

Fetal tissue ban would halt life-saving research, officials warn Assembly panel - WSJ

Related: 2015 AB 305

Related: Video

Scott Walker signs Bucks arena funding bill at Wisconsin State Fair - MJS

Gov. Scott Walker signs $250M Milwaukee Bucks arena financing plan - MBJ

Bucks: Scott Walker signs bill for new arena - WSJ

Small, rural school districts receive state aid - WSJ

Related: DPI news release

Help wanted at maximum security prisons: Low pay, high stress, dangerous conditions - CT

Lawmakers to study merger of two-year UW campuses, tech colleges - MJS

Lawmakers consider merging Wisconsin’s two-year college systems - Inside Higher Ed

Wisconsin principals tell Scott Walker: Stop hurting our schools - WaPo

DNR Board to consider reorganization of agency - Wisconsin Public Radio

Post-debate, Donald Trump still leading Scott Walker in Iowa - MJS

Related: Iowa polling dataNew Hampshire polling data

Hillary Clinton: Scott Walker seems ‘delighting in slashing higher education’ - MJS

Hillary Clinton says Scott Walker seemed delighted to cut higher ed - Bloomberg

Clinton bashes Walker; offers condolences for those who made it through the entire GOP debate - WaPo

Walker pivots from Clinton, knocks back on Trump - CNN

As John Doe probe is halted, legal maneuvering continues - MJS

Former chief justice drops appeal, may file another - MJS

Rural Wisconsin community laments nuclear power plant’s closure - NYT

August 11

Legislative panel to hold hearing today on fetal tissue bill - MJS

Related: 2015 AB 305

Mining inevitable at vast Wisconsin iron ore site, owner says - MJS

Principals decry loss of funding, local control under Scott Walker - MJS

Legislators consider merger of Wisconsin Technical College System, UW Colleges - WSJ

Republican legislators eye merger of Wisconsin’s university, technical college systems - CT

Related: Interview

Following Scott Walker: A timeline of the governor’s out-of-state trips - CT

Scott Walker’s $400 million arena subsidy belies his tightfisted image - Bloomberg

Scott Walker: Donald Trump campaign is ’like watching a car accident’ - WSJ

Related: Interview

After GOP debate, Scott Walker refocuses on Hillary Clinton - CNN

Clinton campaign hits Scott Walker over SC remarks on race - Greenville (SC) News

Meet an education summit speaker: 5 things to know about Scott Walker - The74Million.org

August 10

Lawmakers prepare for ’aggressive fall session’ - RJT

Fetal tissue bill imperils medical breakthroughs, medical researchers warn - MJS

Fetal tissue ban could impact medical research in Wisconsin - WSJ

Related: 2015 AB 305

Lawmakers propose boosting pay at state prison to address guard shortages - Wisconsin Public Radio

Ex-WEDC employees say politics, haste tripped up job-creation agency - WSJ

State workers to pay more for health care - WSJ

Wounded by Act 10, WEA Trust targets municipal market - MJS

Recall launched Scott Walker’s rise, but opponents have few regrets - MJS

Four takeaways from Scott Walker’s showing in the first presidential debate - WSJ

Is Iowa a must-win for Walker? - APC

Scott Walker tells RedState Gathering he can win in 2016 - MJS

Scott Walker tells RedState he is ‘name from the future’ for GOP - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Scott Walker calls abortion to save a woman’s life a ‘false choice’ - MJS

As Scott Walker’s campaign gathers steam, Wisconsin abortion debate ramps up again - CT

Questions remain about Scott Walker’s ‘Unintimidated’ book deal - WSJ

Scott Walker defends his criticism of Clinton secret email system - MJS

Prosecutors ask judge to dismiss John Doe search lawsuit - WSJ