The Wisconsin Supreme Court was scheduled to hear arguments on Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging restrictions Republican lawmakers placed on Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers during a lame-duck legislative session last year.Read More »
A Wisconsin appeals court on Wednesday reinstated laws Republicans passed during a lame-duck session to weaken the Democratic governor and attorney general, but the statutes remain blocked because of a ruling in a separate case.Read More »
A second Wisconsin judge on Tuesday blocked parts of laws that Republicans passed in a lame-duck session limiting Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers, handing Democrats another legal victory in their battle against the legislation in less than a week.Read More »
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is condemning the emergency declaration President Donald Trump is trying to use to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall but isn't saying whether he'll join a multistate lawsuit challenging the declaration.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers, in his first State of the State speech Tuesday, called on the Republican-controlled Legislature to scale back a corporate-tax credit to pay for reducing income taxes, make sacrifices to find a bipartisan transportation plan and work together to bolster spending for schools.Read More »
Contractors well know that governors can shape the regulations their industry is subject to not only by passing legislation but also re-interpreting laws already on the books.
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A coalition of liberal-leaning groups planned to file a lawsuit on Thursday seeking to void laws passed by Wisconsin Republicans who were trying to reduce the powers of the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general.Read More »