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Author Archives: Barbara Grzincic

Evers’ maps would keep, but reduce Republican majorities

Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday submitted redistricting plans to the Wisconsin Supreme Court that would not be as favorable to Republicans as the one approved by the Legislature, but would still maintain their majorities in the state Senate and Assembly.

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Wisconsin Assembly takes on prescription-drug prices

A bipartisan proposal designed to lower the cost of prescription drugs and ensure there's access to medicine in Wisconsin cleared the state Assembly on Tuesday, a step lawmakers said they hope is just the beginning of attempts to rein in rising prices.

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Donning and Doffing: What would Cardozo do?

Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner is raising eyebrows with this opinion, in which he gleefully admits that he went out and bought safety equipment and timed three clerks as they put it on and took it off in chambers in order to test the reasonableness of the poultry-plant workers’ claims in a “donning and doffing” case.

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