Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel ripped the Democratic gubernatorial candidates' proposals to release inmates from Wisconsin prisons Monday, calling the plans irresponsible and dangerous.Read More »
A State Bar committee charged with garnering support for a proposed constitutional amendment to limit Wisconsin Supreme Court justices to a single 16-year term has decided to alter its plan and delay a legislative push.Read More »
Many agree that the State Bar’s support of a term-limit proposal for Wisconsin justices is important if the measure is going to gain traction.Read More »
A federal appeals court has struck down a Wisconsin law limiting how much any one person can donate to independent political action groups.
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By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling could lead to even more spending in Wisconsin’s recall elections. A 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled Monday that the state’s $10,000 annual contribution ...Read More »
Friendship is not a job requirement for the co-workers on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. But the level of animosity among some members of the court, particularly illustrated by the public spat between Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson and Justice David Prosser, ...Read More »
By DAVID LIEB and SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The showdown over collective bargaining rights for public employees is just the first step in a contentious debate over how to solve Wisconsin’s budget woes, with newly elected ...Read More »