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Tag Archives: Joel Kleefisch

Debate continues over attempt to limit CCAP

Supporters of a bill that would remove case information from the state courts’ online records system said Thursday that the harm it would undo far outweighs the loss of the public’s ability to easily obtain court records.

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Legislator pulls back child support bill (UPDATE)

Assembly Republicans on Tuesday canceled a hearing on a bill that would reduce child support payments for wealthy parents when its chief sponsor pulled it back after a newspaper revealed a campaign donor essentially wrote the measure.

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Police risk lawsuit for enforcing laws

Dean Collins, Brookfield’s assistant chief of police, will not enforce a number of state statutes. It’s not that he doesn’t want to, he said, but legally, he can’t.

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Bill would reduce threshold for felony theft

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state lawmaker has proposed a bill that would lower the threshold for felony retail theft. Under current state law, anyone who steals merchandise worth more than $1,500 would be guilty of a felony. Rep. Joel Kleefisch’s bill would reduce that cutoff to $500. The measure also would require anybody selling baby food, cosmetics, drugs, infant ...

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Panel approves training, permits for concealed-carry bill (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — People looking to carry concealed guns in Wisconsin would need a license and proof they can handle a firearm under revisions made Thursday to a bill to lift the state’s ban on hidden weapons. The changes the Legislature’s budget committee approved would require applicants to pay the state Department of Justice ...

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