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May 10, 2022

Judge finds lame-duck settlement language unconstitutional

Provisions in contentious Wisconsin lame-duck legislation that require Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul to get Republican lawmakers' permission to settle certain lawsuits are unconstitutional. a judge has ruled.

May 4, 2022

Former governor candidate and Eau Claire attorney appointed to UW System Board of Regents

Dana Wachs of Gingras, Thomsen, & Wachs has been appointed to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents.

May 3, 2022

Hetzel appointed to Washington County Circuit Court

Gov. Tony Evers announced Tuesday his appointment of Ryan Hetzel to the Washington County Circuit Court – Branch 1.

May 3, 2022

Evers seeks district attorney applicants for Adams, Iowa, Lincoln, Portage and Rusk counties

With vacancies created by elections in Adams, Iowa, Lincoln, Portage and Rusk Counties, Gov. Tony Evers is seeking applicants for district attorneys to those respective county’s circuit court.

Apr 28, 2022

Courts fail the public in push for fair maps

A double whammy of unusual court decisions has made Wisconsin’s gerrymandered voting districts even worse than before. That means the Republicans who control the Legislature will be even less accountable to voters over the next decade. It’s sad and shameful. Here’s what just happened, and why it’s more important than ever for Wisconsin citizens to […]

Apr 27, 2022

Poll shows growing pessimism among Wisconsin voters

Wisconsin voters are growing more pessimistic, a Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday showed.

Apr 15, 2022

Evers signs bill authorizing permanent restraining orders

In addition to Senate Bill 519, Evers signed a total of 15 bills into law and vetoed the remaining 28 on Friday. 

Apr 13, 2022

Sparr to fill Winnebago County DA vacancy

Gov. Tony Evers announced Wednesday his appointment of Eric Sparr to serve as Winnebago County District Attorney, filling District Attorney Christian Gossett’s vacancy.

Apr 8, 2022

Evers vetoes more than 40 Republican-backed bills

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed more than 40 Republican authored bills Friday including a package overhauling election administration, while he signed a bipartisan measure that provides funding for the construction of a new juvenile prison in Milwaukee.

Apr 8, 2022

Wisconsin governor vetoes Republican election bills

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who is up for reelection in November, on Friday vetoed a package of bills passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature that would have made a series of changes to the battleground state’s election laws. Republicans who fast-tracked the bills don’t have the […]

Apr 5, 2022

Wisconsin appeals court race takes partisan turn

Voters in southeastern Wisconsin on Tuesday were choosing a Court of Appeals judge in a race that took a sharp partisan turn and featured ads referring to the Waukesha Christmas parade killings.

Apr 1, 2022

Evers seeks La Crosse County Circuit Court applicants

Gov. Tony Evers announced Friday that he is seeking applicants for the La Crosse County Circuit Court–Branch 1, filling Judge Ramona Gonzalez’s vacancy.


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