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Brad Schimel

Feb 8, 2019

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.

Jan 8, 2019

Lawyer: AG opinion on shorelands missing key statutes that reversed court decision

Last week, Attorney General Brad Schimel released a legal opinion involving a county’s authority to zone shorelands within a town.

Dec 26, 2018

Walker picks passed-over attorney to fill judgeship (UPDATE)

Gov. Scott Walker has tapped the leader of the state’s parole commission and the legal counsel for a state regulatory agency to fill two spots on the Milwaukee County bench.

Dec 20, 2018

Attorney General Schimel reflects on loss, lame-duck bills

The ousted Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says in his first post-election interview that his defeat to the Democrat Josh Kaul was "kind of a death by a thousand cuts."

Nov 26, 2018

Schimel: Private event in public space needs alcohol license

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel believes private events in public spaces require liquor licenses, drawing fire from a conservative law firm that fears such a stance could have a chilling effect on tailgating and wedding barn operations.

Nov 20, 2018

Walker appoints Schimel to Waukesha County judgeship

Gov. Scott Walker is giving outgoing Attorney General Brad Schimel a job as a judge.

Nov 19, 2018

Republican Attorney General Schimel concedes to Josh Kaul (UPDATE)

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel conceded defeat Monday to his Democratic opponent, Josh Kaul, saying the difference in their vote tallies is too great to overcome through a recount.

Nov 7, 2018

Schimel: Kaul appears to have won (UPDATE)

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says it "appears" that Democrat Josh Kaul has won their race, but Schimel will wait until all votes are counted.

Nov 6, 2018

Wisconsin Democrats hope to take Schimel’s offices, others

Although the contests for the governor’s office and a U.S. Senate seat topped the ballot in Wisconsin on Tuesday, Democrats had high hopes for a handful of other races.

Oct 30, 2018

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.

Oct 29, 2018

Kaul, Schimel spar over kits, experience in dueling ads

The ad battle between Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel and Democratic challenger Josh Kaul rages on.

Oct 26, 2018

Schimel wants review of South Carolina pollution ruling

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has joined 18 other GOP attorneys general in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling finding that Clean Water Act protections extend to non-point pollution.

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