Every day between now and the May 8 primary recall elections, Patch will provide regular updates on what's happening in the campaigns of those who want to be our next governor. Check back with this column throughout the day for the latest from the campaign trail.
2:05 p.m.: Falk wants DNR secretary fired
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Falk is calling for Republican Gov. Scott Walker to fire the state Department of Natural Resources secretary, The Huffington Post reports.
Falk made the demand Monday at a news conference after the Wisconsin State Journal reported that the number of DNR environmental permit violation notices dropped to a 12-year low in 2011. DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp told the newspaper she wants the agency to focus on customer service and not be so intimidating.
1:55 p.m.: Barrett campaigns with Kohl across the state
Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was campaigning Monday with U.S. Senator Herb Kohl in Green Bay, Eau Claire and La Crosse.
Kohl, who formally endorsed Barrett earlier this month, joined Barrett in what is being dubbed the "Restore Wisconsin Values Tour," which will focused on Barrett's "vision to move Wisconsin forward and focus on creating jobs."
1:55 p.m.: Falk to hold live video streaming session on student loans
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Falk will be doing a live streaming video session on her plan to "end the crisis of student loan debt" at 8:30 p.m. Monday.
The former Dane County executive will be joined by Kathleen by Mike Amato, a University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student and AFT member, and by Sam Gehler, president of Young Progressives of Wisconsin. You can check out the event here.
Prior to that, Falk will take part in a Grassroots Express Kickoff Party at 5 p.m. at the Madison Labor Temple, 1602 S. Park St., Madison.