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What you missed during oral arguments in Legislature’s COVID-19 order lawsuit (INFOGRAPHIC)

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The Wisconsin Legislature's lawsuit over Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order is making headlines throughout the country. The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case this week, giving conservative justices on the court an opportunity to dig into the assistant attorney general representing Andrea Palm, the Department of Health Services secretary.

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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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Evers assigns ‘homework’ to GOP-controlled Legislature

Gov. Tony Evers, a former teacher and state superintendent of schools, assigned "homework" to the Republican-controlled Legislature on Thursday, calling on them to spend more money on combating homelessness, restrict the use of water-polluting chemicals and close a loophole that lowers property taxes for large retail stores.

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