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Court tosses Wisconsin limit on PAC donations (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling could lead to even more spending in Wisconsin’s recall elections. A 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled Monday that the state’s $10,000 annual contribution limit on so-called “super PACs,” or political action committees that do not coordinate with specific candidates or their campaigns, can’t ...

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Appeals court denies campaign finance law motion

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — A state appeals court turned aside a request Friday from Wisconsin Right to Life to block the public financing system from providing matching funds to candidates for Tuesday’s Supreme Court election. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling came hours after the anti-abortion group filed an emergency request for an ...

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Court says complaints don’t have to be written

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — The Supreme Court says employees don’t have to write down complaints about illegal workplace conditions to receive retaliation protection from their employers. The high court made the ruling Tuesday. Kevin Kasten had complained to Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics that time clocks at the Portage plant were in the wrong place. The company fired him and moved the ...

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