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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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Gableman won’t recuse himself from disputed cases

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman said Friday he won't recuse himself from three cases, including an attempt to reopen last year's decision that allowed Gov. Scott Walker's contentious collective bargaining law to take effect.

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Judge: Senate recall elections can proceed (UPDATE)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge says recall elections against nine state senators can proceed. Six Republicans and three Democratic senators face recalls stemming from their positions on Gov. Scott Walker’s contentious collective bargaining law. A primary for the Republicans’ challengers is set for Tuesday. Both sides contend the recall petitions against them are invalid. The Democrats maintain state ...

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Attorneys support consolidating recall cases

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Attorneys are seeking to combine separate legal challenges seeking to invalidate efforts to recall nine Wisconsin state senators from office. Six Republicans have filed separate legal challenges seeking to overturn a decision by the Government Accountability Board allowing their recall elections to move forward. Three Democratic senators have also filed a lawsuit challenging the board’s decision ...

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