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Lena Taylor

Jan 25, 2012

Pay progression bill could cause prosecutors to cash out

A legislative proposal authorizing county prosecutor raises is aimed at helping local offices retain talent. But some district attorneys argue the plan will leave them shorthanded.

Dec 21, 2011

Walker restores funding for sex-assault victims

Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday exempted the state Department of Justice from certain budget cuts that would have meant less money for organizations that help victims of sexual assault.

Oct 25, 2011

Legislators propose raising court fees

State municipal courts could soon be able to recoup up to $18 more in court fees from ordinance violation offenders.

Apr 15, 2011

Bill would give defense attorneys subpoena powers

A new legislative proposal would give criminal defense attorneys the same power to issue subpoenas provided under current law for civil lawyers. Several state representatives — along with Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee — introduced Assembly Bill 84 last week and it has since been referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Ethics. Current law allows […]

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