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AG to ask Republican lawmakers to sign off on 4 settlements

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Attorney General Josh Kaul was poised Tuesday to ask lawmakers to approve four more legal settlements under Wisconsin’s lame-duck laws. Kaul, a Democrat, was scheduled to present possible settlements to the Legislature’s Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee to resolve cases involving agricultural pollution, landfill violations, a petroleum spill and deceptive housing practices. ...

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Wisconsin testing delays grow for DNA and other evidence

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin crime labs took longer to complete DNA, ballistics and forensic evidence testing during Attorney General Josh Kaul’s first year in office, posing troubles for the Democrat after he hammered his Republican predecessor over lab delays during their 2018 campaign. Kaul released a report Wednesday revealing delays in DNA testing increased ...

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Assembly passes rape-kit bill, crime proposals

Assembly Republicans handed Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul another defeat Tuesday, approving a bill establishing testing protocols for sexual-assault-evidence kits after tacking on divisive provisions critics say are designed to ensure the proposal never becomes law.

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Kaul: More needs to be done to combat sex trafficking

Law-enforcement agencies in Wisconsin are not consistently reporting human trafficking cases, leading to incomplete information and is likely undercounting the number of people who are forced into the sex trade, a report released by the state attorney general on Thursday found.

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