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Elections Commissioner stands by voting comments

A Republican member of Wisconsin's bipartisan elections commission on Wednesday stood by comments he made crowing about depressed turnout among Black and Hispanic voters in heavily Democratic Milwaukee, saying he won't resign as a fellow commissioner and others have called on him to do.

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Evers to announce TikTok ban on state devices

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Friday that he will soon announce a ban on the use of TikTok on state phones, joining the growing number of states that prohibited the popular social media app that national lawmakers are trying to ban.

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Evers to push for legal abortions in inaugural address

Gov. Tony Evers plans to outline a largely liberal agenda in his second inaugural address Tuesday, while calling for working together on issues that have long divided Republicans and Democrats — including protecting abortion rights, expanding Medicaid, legalizing marijuana and fighting water pollution.

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Applicants sought for Dodge County district attorney

Gov. Tony Evers is seeking applicants for Dodge County district attorney. The appointment will fill a vacancy being created by District Attorney Kurt Klomberg’s resignation, effective Jan. 13. The new district attorney will serve for the remainder of the unexpired term that ends January 2025.

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