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Tim Cullen

Feb 21, 2014

Redistricting isn’t going away

Few legislative causes have drawn as much interest and as little momentum as redistricting, the drawing of new voter boundaries after each 10-year census.

Oct 17, 2013

Hurdles ahead for term-limit proposal

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.

Oct 10, 2013

Bill targeting electronic bullying clears panel

A proposal trying to crack down on bullying that happens over the Internet, through text messages or on social networks has cleared a legislative committee.

Jul 17, 2013

Senators renew push to abolish state Supreme Court elections (UPDATE)

As the State Bar of Wisconsin works on its proposal to set term limits for state Supreme Court justices, two state senators are renewing their push to eliminate elections for high court seats.

Sep 16, 2011

Senators introduce legislation that would abolish Supreme Court elections

Two state senators introduced legislation Thursday that would eliminate the election of state Supreme Court justices and replace that system with an appointment process based on merit.

Sep 12, 2011

Bill proposing Supreme Court appointments to be introduced this week

Legislation calling for state Supreme Court justices to be appointed instead of elected could be introduced this week.

Jul 8, 2011

Justices by appointment only?

The state Supreme Court election process is not perfect, Justice Patience Roggensack said, but it’s not worth abandoning as a result of recent bickering amongst the court.

Jul 1, 2011

2 senators want to end Supreme Court elections

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A couple of veteran state senators think the time has come to end Supreme Court elections. Republican Sen. Dave Schultz of Richland Center and Democratic Sen. Tim Cullen of Janesville are co-sponsoring legislation that would replace the elections with a merit-based selection program. The move would require a constitutional amendment, which […]

Mar 18, 2011

Judge blocks collective bargaining law (UPDATE)

By JASON SMATHERS and SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Friday temporarily blocked the state’s new and contentious collective bargaining law from taking effect, raising the possibility that the Legislature may have to vote again to pass the bill. Lawmakers had approved Gov. Scott Walker’s measure last week, breaking […]

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