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Public wants action on redistricting

Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Dave Obey testifies July 13, 2011, at legislative hearing on Republican redistricting plans in Madison. (AP file photo by Scott Bauer)

Recently the Wisconsin State Journal asked Dennis Dresang, political science professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, about state Republicans’ push to bar local governments from regulating everything from the sale of large sugary drinks to the use of explosives by sand mining companies.

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