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2nd Wisconsin judge blocks sections of lame-duck laws (UPDATE)

A second Wisconsin judge on Tuesday blocked parts of laws that Republicans passed in a lame-duck session limiting Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers, handing Democrats another legal victory in their battle against the legislation in less than a week.

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Kaul rips wall declaration, stops short of joining lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is condemning the emergency declaration President Donald Trump is trying to use to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall but isn't saying whether he'll join a multistate lawsuit challenging the declaration.

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Obscure Wisconsin board reverses climate change ban

An obscure Wisconsin board voted to lift a ban on its employees working on climate change during state time that was put in place by Republicans to target the daughter of Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, who was the board's executive director.

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Governor’s order to leave ACA lawsuit rejected

The Wisconsin attorney general has rejected Democratic Gov. Tony Evers request to withdraw from a multi-state lawsuit targeting the Affordable Care Act, saying in a letter released Thursday that only the Republican-controlled Legislature now has the power to take such action.

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Evers calls for bipartisanship on pressing matters in Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers, in his first State of the State speech Tuesday, called on the Republican-controlled Legislature to scale back a corporate-tax credit to pay for reducing income taxes, make sacrifices to find a bipartisan transportation plan and work together to bolster spending for schools.

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Schimel raises $484k in September, October

New campaign finance reports show the Democratic attorney general candidate, Josh Kaul, is winning the fundraising battle over te Republican incumbent, Brad Schimel, as Election Day approaches.

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