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Apr 20, 2022

AG hopeful Jarchow proposes law enforcement plan

Republican attorney general hopeful Adam Jarchow proposed a multi-faceted plan Wednesday to curb violent crime and help students with mental health issues in an effort to counter primary opponent Eric Toney's prosecutorial experience.

Mar 30, 2022

Midwest attorneys appointed to AG Advisory Committee

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday the appointment of 12 U.S. Attorneys to serve on the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys (AGAC).

Mar 10, 2020

Kaul: Courts may enter judgments for unpaid restitution after offender’s death

Sentencing courts may enter civil judgments for unpaid restitution in favor of victims after an offender's death, according to an opinion from Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul.

Aug 7, 2018

Democrat Kaul outraises incumbent Schimel in July

Democratic attorney general candidate Josh Kaul has outraised Republican incumbent Brad Schimel in July, but Schimel has more cash on hand three months before the November election.

Mar 8, 2018

AG Schimel avoids GOP mention in re-election announcement (UPDATE)

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel says he's running for re-election this fall.

Sep 21, 2015

Court suspends Pennsylvania attorney general’s law license

Pennsylvania's highest court on Monday ordered the temporary suspension of state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law license, a step that could trigger efforts to remove her from office as she fights criminal charges.

Dec 19, 2014

Schimel names executive staff

Wisconsin Attorney General-elect Brad Schimel has named more members of his state Justice Department executive staff.

Feb 12, 2014

AG candidate Richards offers populist tone

Democratic state Rep. Jon Richards pledges to be "the people's attorney general" if elected, and says he won't defend every state law if he thinks it violates the U.S. Constitution or goes against the wishes of the people.

Jun 25, 2013

Wellman fiercely defends constitutional cases

Assistant Attorney General Sally Wellman likes to curl up with a good murder mystery most nights, and wonders whether health care professionals equally enjoy hospital dramas.

Feb 16, 2012

BEV BUTULA: Tracking criminal activity through the Crime Alert Network

The Wisconsin Attorney General issued a press release Wednesday regarding their Crime Alert Network.

Feb 9, 2012

States, banks reach foreclosure-abuse settlement

U.S. states have reached a $25 billion deal with the nation's biggest mortgage lenders over foreclosure abuses that occurred after the housing bubble burst.

Sep 25, 2011

17 state AGs favor watershed divide

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said he and his counterparts in 16 other states want to demand quicker federal action on preventing invasive species such as Asian carp from migrating between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds. Schuette told The Associated Press that a coalition […]


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