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

February 25, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. _ Gov. Tony Evers wants to cap enrollment in Wisconsin’s private voucher school program, ending expansions that Republicans have enacted over the past eight years. Evers also plans to require that businesses receiving tax incentives for major economic development programs disclose major changes to their plans. Also, businesses could not use tax dollars to move jobs out of state. Evers was to include the proposals as part of the state budget he introduces on Thursday. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


GREEN BAY, Wis. _ Consultants say replacing the century-old Green Bay Correctional Institution in Allouez would cost up to $500 million _ more than $100 million more than a previous estimate. Lawmakers, economic development officials and other leaders in the Green Bay area have been pushing for a new prison as part of a larger redevelopment project, though Gov. Tony Evers says he won’t be including money for it in his budget proposal. UPCOMING: 250 words.


CHICAGO _ Giannis Antetokounmpo and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks meet the Chicago Bulls. The Bucks have won four in a row, while the Bulls are on a season-high three-game run. By Andrew Seligman. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at7 p.m. CT.


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