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Evers signs bills to improve sexual assault kit process

Gov. Tony Evers on Monday signed bipartisan bills establishing a first-ever process for collecting and tracking sexual assault evidence kits, proposals that stalled for years over partisan bickering despite widespread support among law enforcement agencies, victims' advocates and others across Wisconsin.

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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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Wisconsin testing delays grow for DNA and other evidence

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin crime labs took longer to complete DNA, ballistics and forensic evidence testing during Attorney General Josh Kaul’s first year in office, posing troubles for the Democrat after he hammered his Republican predecessor over lab delays during their 2018 campaign. Kaul released a report Wednesday revealing delays in DNA testing increased ...

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Obscure Wisconsin board reverses climate change ban

An obscure Wisconsin board voted to lift a ban on its employees working on climate change during state time that was put in place by Republicans to target the daughter of Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, who was the board's executive director.

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Schimel raises $484k in September, October

New campaign finance reports show the Democratic attorney general candidate, Josh Kaul, is winning the fundraising battle over te Republican incumbent, Brad Schimel, as Election Day approaches.

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Kaul goes on offensive in testy first AG debate

Democratic attorney general candidate Josh Kaul went on the attack during his first debate with Republican incumbent Brad Schimel on Friday, hoping to make up ground after polls show him trailing the veteran prosecutor less than a month before Election Day.

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AG challenger Kaul lays out positions on lawsuits

Democratic attorney general hopeful Josh Kaul has laid out his position on some hot-button legal issues facing the state Department of Justice, saying he would aim to end some litigation but would defend some GOP-backed statutes.

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