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BC-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WI

May 9, 2019

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin Republicans plan to scrap Medicaid expansion, legalizing medical marijuana, raising the minimum wage and a host of other priorities of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, as they begin dismantling his two-year budget plan to create their own. The Republican-controlled budget-writing committee was to kill the proposals Thursday. Evers and other Democrats are defiant, saying the public is on their side. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 635 words, photo. Will be updated from 11 a.m. meeting.


FARGO, N.D. _ As President Donald Trump seeks to pressure China into a trade deal that suits the U.S., Vice President Mike Pence is rolling into the Midwest to tout the administration’s North American trade deal. Pence was due to visit a dairy farm and a steel supplier in Minnesota on Thursday. By Dave Kolpack. SENT: 630 words, photo.


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