The Wisconsin Supreme Court is weighing what should rightfully be considered a gambling machine under state statute.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers has ordered state agencies to reduce spending by 5% between now and July, drawing praise on Wednesday from Republicans who called for even more reductions in the face of steep revenue drops stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.Read More »
There are no plans to postpone or otherwise alter a special congressional election in Wisconsin that is less than two weeks away, even though more than 50 people who voted in person or worked the polls during the state's presidential primary this month have tested positive for COVID-19.Read More »
Four of the five people found fatally shot this week at a house in Milwaukee were younger than 20, police said.Read More »
Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience Roggensack has established a statewide COVID-19 courts task force to recommend how the courts can safely continue jury trials and other court proceedings. The Wisconsin Courts COVID-19 Task Force will bring together participants from across ...Read More »
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A group of labor unions asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday for permission to help defend Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ stay-at-home order from Republicans who are trying to overturn it. ...Read More »
Dog groomers, upholsterers, lawnmower repair shops and other nonessential businesses that able to offer contact-less services can reopen this week, the latest loosening of Wisconsin's stay-at-home order designed to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Tony Evers announced on Monday.Read More »
Madison attorney Cheryl Daniels has been elected the State Bar of Wisconsin president-elect, marking the first time in State Bar history that three women will serve as the organization’s top leaders. The State Bar announced Daniels’ election on Friday. Daniels, ...Read More »
A Milwaukee-area attorney's misconduct case turned on Wednesday into an argument about mandatory minimums for lawyer misconduct. The Wisconsin Supreme Court was split on the appropriate punishment for Robert Moodie, a former senior partner at Hippenmeyer, Reilly, Moodie & Blum in Waukesha.Read More »
A Menomonee Falls subcontractor is finding no relief in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in a lawsuit alleging breach of contract. The company was deemed to have done nothing wrong when it decided not to use Skyrise Construction Group as a subcontractor for a housing project near UW Oshkosh.Read More »
Small businesses have, like much of the U.S. economy, been walloped by the coronavirus. In response, Congress created the Paycheck Protection Program to infuse small businesses — which typically have less access to quick cash and credit — with hundreds of billions of dollars in emergency loans so they can keep workers employed.
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Congress reached a tentative agreement Tuesday with President Donald Trump on a nearly $500 billion coronavirus relief bill that would replenish a small business rescue program, provide hospitals with another $75 billion, and implement a nationwide virus testing program to facilitate reopening the economy.
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Republican leaders of the Wisconsin Legislature asked the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday to block an order from Gov. Tony Evers' administration extending a stay-at-home order until May 26.Read More »
Health officials in Wisconsin said they have identified at least seven people who appear to have contracted the coronavirus from participating in the April 7 election, the first such cases following in-person voting that was held despite widespread concern about the public health risks.Read More »