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Tag Archives: Dane County

Wisconsin judge skeptical of election grant arguments

A judge on Tuesday voiced skepticism about a lawsuit challenging the legality of private grant money awarded to Madison to help run the 2020 election, calling some of the arguments "ridiculous," a "stretch" and "close to preposterous."

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Conservatives ask justices to toss Dane County mask mandate

A conservative law firm asked the state Supreme Court to toss out Dane County's new mask mandate Wednesday, saying county health officials overstepped their authority. Public Health Madison and Dane County, the joint city-county health department, issued a requirement Tuesday that everyone older than 2 wear a mask indoors as a way of slowing COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court backs Enbridge in Dane County case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Canadian company Enbridge Energy doesn't need to carry additional insurance for a pipeline project in Dane County, despite the local government's insistence that it do so lest there be an accidental spill.

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2nd Wisconsin judge blocks sections of lame-duck laws (UPDATE)

A second Wisconsin judge on Tuesday blocked parts of laws that Republicans passed in a lame-duck session limiting Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers, handing Democrats another legal victory in their battle against the legislation in less than a week.

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