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Top Wisconsin court affirms GOP’s preferred approach to maps

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A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Republicans in a redistricting dispute, ruling that it saw no need to make significant changes to the maps that have helped the GOP win majorities in the state Legislature and congressional delegation.

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Conservatives ask justices to toss Dane County mask mandate

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A conservative law firm asked the state Supreme Court to toss out Dane County's new mask mandate Wednesday, saying county health officials overstepped their authority. Public Health Madison and Dane County, the joint city-county health department, issued a requirement Tuesday that everyone older than 2 wear a mask indoors as a way of slowing COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant.

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Wisconsin justices skeptical of GOP redistricting proposal

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A Republican-backed push to fast-track redistricting lawsuits in the Wisconsin Supreme Court met with skepticism during a Thursday hearing, as the court's conservative chief justice questioned why the proposal was necessary and wondered how the thinly staffed court could be expected to draw maps.

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Wisconsin voter purge case appealed to state Supreme Court

A conservative law firm asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn an appeals court ruling that stopped the purging of more than 200,000 people from the state's voter rolls, a step that Democrats argued was intended to make it harder for their voters to cast ballots.

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