Harley riders weigh in on company’s high-profile conflict over Trump

Harley-Davidson, Inc.’s 115th anniversary celebration this week comes at a politically tricky time for the company, which has come under public criticism from President Donald Trump for planning to move some production overseas. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Shirley Abrahamson, diagnosed with cancer, won’t leave court until term ends

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson revealed Friday she has cancer, but reiterated she won’t leave the bench until her term ends next year. Abrahamson, 84, announced in May she would not be seeking re-election next spring. > Wisconsin State Journal

Wisconsin representatives lobby Trump administration for storm damage assistance

Three members of the state’s congressional delegation have formally requested federal aid for storm damage. U.S. Reps. Glenn Grothman and Ron Kind, as well as U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, wrote a letter to President Donald Trump requesting the aid. > FOX 11 Green Bay

Johnson praises movement on new NAFTA deal as beneficial to Wisconsin

Senator Ron Johnson is praising the news that the Trump Administration is renegotiating parts of NAFTA with Mexico and Canada. Johnson tells Bloomberg TV that this is excellent news for Wisconsin farmers: “Wisconsin has a trade surplus with both Canada and Mexico. Mexico is our largest market for Wisconsin cheese.” > Wisconsin Radio Network

Vukmir ‘thrilled’ to have support of Pence before Milwaukee fundraiser


Vice President Mike Pence gave Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir a big fundraising boost and a strong endorsement during a visit to Milwaukee Thursday. It was the first high-profile event of Vukmir’s general election campaign after she won the GOP primary against Kevin Nicholson. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Evers’ proposal to replace Walker’s jobs agency draws criticism from its chief

The head of the state’s job creation agency and Gov. Scott Walker’s re-election campaign are criticizing a proposal by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers to eliminate the agency. Walker created the WEDC in 2011, and state audits have found the agency failed to track job creation and follow state laws when awarding grants. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Robin Vos has been paying caucus member Samantha Kerkman for side businesses for at least five years

Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos has been employing and paying fellow Republican member and Assembly Majority Sergeant at Arms Rep. Samantha Kerkman through his network of private businesses going back to 2013, according to a One Wisconsin Now review of legislative Statements of Economic Interests.