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John Nygren

Jan 19, 2021

Assembly Speaker Vos blocking people on Twitter

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is again limiting who can interact with him on social media two years after a federal judge found he had unconstitutionally blocked a liberal group from following him on Twitter.

Jul 20, 2020

JFC conditionally approves funding for 2 Milwaukee ADA positions

The Wisconsin Joint Committee on Finance has conditionally approved money for two full-time assistant district attorney positions in Milwaukee County.

May 4, 2020

Evers will turn over 10,000 pages of records to lawmaker

Gov. Tony Evers is turning over more than 10,000 pages in documents to Republican state Rep. John Nygren, and paying the lawmaker's $40,000 in legal fees, in order to settle an open-records lawsuit.

Mar 18, 2020

Evers to comply with Republican lawmaker’s records request

Gov. Tony Evers will comply with an open records request from a top Republican lawmaker who filed a lawsuit to force the release of material related to farmer mental health programs, court documents show.

Feb 21, 2020

Wisconsin lawmaker’s daughter sentenced in fatal OD case

The daughter of a Wisconsin state lawmaker was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison for providing drugs that killed a pregnant woman.

Jan 8, 2020

Legislator’s daughter sentenced for woman’s death

The daughter of a Wisconsin state legislator was found guilty Tuesday of supplying drugs that led to the death of a pregnant woman and her baby.

Nov 14, 2019

JFC approves 4 full-time ADA positions

Wisconsin's Joint Committee on Finance has approved four new full-time positions for assistant district attorneys. Dane, Brown, Waukesha and Eau Claire counties will each receive one new position.

Oct 31, 2019

Lawmakers OK state’s 1st settlement under lame-duck laws (UPDATE)

Republicans who control the Legislature's budget committee signed off Thursday on the state's first settlement under laws that granted them oversight of Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul's legal negotiations.

Sep 12, 2019

Kaul declines to join Purdue Pharma lawsuit settlement

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul said Wednesday he won't join a multistate settlement with the Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners.

Apr 25, 2019

Republican leaders say Evers’ pot proposal to be snuffed out

Republican leaders of the Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee say Gov. Tony Evers' proposal to legalize medical marijuana and small amounts of recreational pot will be snuffed out.

Feb 7, 2019

GOP signals Wisconsin will stay in Obamacare lawsuit

One of the top officials on the state Legislature's budget-writing committee is signaling Republicans won't let Attorney General Josh Kaul pull Wisconsin out of a multistate lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 18, 2019

Judge: GOP can’t block liberal group’s Twitter comments

A federal judge says top Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature violated the First Amendment when they blocked a liberal-advocacy group from seeing their Twitter feeds.


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