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Lynn Adelman

Aug 5, 2014

Van Hollen asks court to lift voter ID injunction

In the wake of a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision upholding the state’s Republican-passed voter ID law, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is asking a federal appellate court to lift an injunction on the law in a federal case.

Aug 4, 2014

Van Hollen: Judge erred in striking down voter ID

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says a district judge made several errors when he struck down a state law requiring that voters show photo identification at the polls.

Aug 1, 2014

Judge dismisses anti-religious group lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Wisconsin-based group representing atheists and agnostics against the Internal Revenue Service after the IRS says it instituted a protocol for investigating tax-exempt churches and religious organizations involved in political activity.

Aug 1, 2014

Voter ID ruling creates confusion

A court-ordered change to Wisconsin's photo identification law that's designed to cut down on voter fraud is creating confusion and may even open the door to the very type of behavior Republican lawmakers were trying to prevent.

Jul 31, 2014

State’s top court upholds voter ID law (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court shot down challenges Thursday to a voter identification law passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature, though it may have opened the door for more litigation in the near future.

Jul 18, 2014

Trial date set for strip club case

A federal judge has set a January trial date for businessman Jon Ferraro’s claim that the city of Milwaukee illegally barred him from opening a strip club.

Jul 8, 2014

Adelman sentences Oregon man to 1 year in prison for tax evasion

An Oregon man who co-founded several self-help and personal development companies in Wisconsin was sentenced Tuesday to a year in prison for failing to file federal income tax returns.

May 22, 2014

Judge signs off on deal ending donation cap

A federal judge has signed off on an agreement that will result in the state of Wisconsin no longer enforcing a cap on how much people can donate in total to candidates running for office.

May 19, 2014

State settles Zoo Interchange claims

To resolve claims resulting from the Zoo Interchange project, the state of Wisconsin has agreed to spend $13.5 million in the next four years to expand public transportation.

May 16, 2014

Voting bills get little lobby support

Some Republican state lawmakers, upset by a federal judge’s ruling against the state’s voter identification law, are vowing to introduce new legislation.

May 12, 2014

Ruling striking down voter ID is appealed

A federal court ruling striking down Wisconsin's voter identification law as unconstitutional has been appealed.

May 8, 2014

Deal reached to kill campaign funding limits

The state of Wisconsin agreed Thursday to stop enforcing a cap on how much people can donate in total to candidates running for office, ending a federal lawsuit and bringing state law in line with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.


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