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Habush’s Wagner, Blocher secure $550K verdict in car-crash case

A Milwaukee County jury has awarded nearly $550,000 to a woman hurt in a rear-end car crash. Attorneys Benjamin Wagner and Jesse Blocher of Habush Habush & Rottier represented the plaintiff. The crash happened in October 2015, and liability wasn’t contested, the firm said. The plaintiff had cervicalgia, migraines and fibromyalgia before the crash, and she claimed the accident aggravated ...

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Wisconsin Senate approves Republican election changes

Republicans who control the Wisconsin Senate moved on Wednesday to change state elections based largely on false claims that the November election was tainted, passing bills that would make interfering with election observers a crime and barring polling officials from accepting private grants to aid with administration.

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Senate OKs Republican COVID package despite veto threat

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans who control the state Senate gave final approval Wednesday to a set of bills that would wrest control of billions of dollars in federal pandemic aid from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and hand it to the GOP. The state is in line to receive $3.2 billion in federal stimulus money. By law the funding is ...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court says governor can’t limit capacity

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers' administration does not have the authority to issue capacity limits on bars, restaurants and other businesses without approval of the Legislature, a ruling that comes two weeks after the conservative-controlled court struck down the state's mask mandate.

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Justices weigh sweeping environmental cases

The Wisconsin Supreme Court was set to hear oral arguments Monday in a pair of far-reaching environmental lawsuits that could define state officials' ability to regulate factory farms and high-capacity wells and determine how far state agencies can go when interpreting state law.

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