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Wisconsin lawmakers introduce police reform package

A group of Wisconsin lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday designed to reform police use-of-force policies and investigations, including proposals that would ban training on chokeholds, punish municipalities that defund police departments and set up a board to investigate officer-involved deaths and injuries.

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Michael Best Strategies partner Karen Timberlake to serve as DHS interim secretary

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Karen Timberlake, a partner at Michael Best Strategies’ Madison office, will serve as the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ interim secretary. Timberlake replaces Andrea Palm, who has been nominated as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human ...

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Wisconsin justices skeptical of GOP redistricting proposal

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A Republican-backed push to fast-track redistricting lawsuits in the Wisconsin Supreme Court met with skepticism during a Thursday hearing, as the court's conservative chief justice questioned why the proposal was necessary and wondered how the thinly staffed court could be expected to draw maps.

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