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AG Schimel and Texas AG File 20-State Injunction Against Obamacare
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AG Schimel and Texas AG File 20-State Injunction Against Obamacare

In February, the same 20-state coalition filed a lawsuit that argues the ACA, as recently amended, forces an unconstitutional and irrational regime onto the states and their citizens.

AG Schimel Backs Academic Freedom in Friend of the Court Brief
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AG Schimel Backs Academic Freedom in Friend of the Court Brief

Wisconsin’s brief supports Professor John McAdams’ First Amendment claims in the case.

AG Schimel and Coalition of AGs Reach Settlement with Pharmaceutical Company Over Attempt to Block Generics
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AG Schimel and Coalition of AGs Reach Settlement with Pharmaceutical Company Over Attempt to Block Generics

“When a company tries to rig the system to its advantage, consumers suffer the consequences, which can lead to fewer treatment options,” Attorney General Schimel said.

AG Schimel Announces Record-Breaking Accomplishments & Reforms for Open Government in 2017
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AG Schimel Announces Record-Breaking Accomplishments & Reforms for Open Government in 2017

In 2017, the agency broke all previous records by responding to nearly 700 public records requests.

AG Schimel Appoints Experienced, Award-Winning Prosecutor to Lead Office of Crime Victim Services
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AG Schimel Appoints Experienced, Award-Winning Prosecutor to Lead Office of Crime Victim Services

Michelle L. Viste is a current assistant attorney general at DOJ and 2015 Deputy District Attorney of the Year award recipient.

DCI Announces Anonymous Tip Line for Information Related to Milwaukee Unrest
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DCI Announces Anonymous Tip Line for Information Related to Milwaukee Unrest

DOJ asks the public only submit tips based on facts, and not speculation or heresy.