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AG Kaul Gets More than $5.5 Million in Debt Relief for Former ITT Tech Students in Wisconsin
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AG Kaul Gets More than $5.5 Million in Debt Relief for Former ITT Tech Students in Wisconsin

Students with questions about their rights under the agreement will receive information in the notices that are sent.

AG Kaul Seeks Preliminary Injunction Against Trump Administration to Stop Health Care Discrimination
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AG Kaul Seeks Preliminary Injunction Against Trump Administration to Stop Health Care Discrimination

This motion is part of an ongoing lawsuit that the coalition of 23 cities and states filed against HHS in May 2019.

Campaign Cash: Accused Polluter a Big Campaign Donor
Campaign Cash

Accused Polluter a Big Campaign Donor

Johnson Controls International’s subsidiary accused of releasing hazardous chemicals, contaminating drinking water.

Jury Convicts New Richmond Man for Killing Son
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Jury Convicts New Richmond Man for Killing Son

The evidence presented at trial established that on April 14, 2018, Kayle Fleischauer killed Chase Fleischauer.

Gov. Evers Announces Pardon Advisory Board, Establishes Pardon Process
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Gov. Evers Announces Pardon Advisory Board, Establishes Pardon Process

The Governor’s Pardon Advisory Board will review eligible applications and make recommendations to Gov. Evers on who to grant a pardon to.

AG Kaul Joins Amicus Brief Opposing the Federal Government’s Request for Emergency Stay of Preliminary Injunction in Sierra Club v. Trump
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AG Kaul Joins Amicus Brief Opposing the Federal Government’s Request for Emergency Stay of Preliminary Injunction in Sierra Club v. Trump

Wisconsin is part of a coalition of 20 states in a related lawsuit and has a direct interest in seeing the preliminary injunction maintained.

High Court Reinstates Lame Duck Laws

High Court Reinstates Lame Duck Laws

State Supreme Court will keep most of the laws in effect while it decides on appeals to them.

AG Kaul & Coalition Advise FTC on Consumer Protection on Digital Platforms
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AG Kaul & Coalition Advise FTC on Consumer Protection on Digital Platforms

"Federal and state authorities must work together to protect competition while ensuring that consumer data and privacy are not left by the wayside."

Wisconsin Joins Multi-State Coalition to Block T-Mobile and Sprint Megamerger
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Wisconsin Joins Multi-State Coalition to Block T-Mobile and Sprint Megamerger

States allege merger is anticompetitive and will drive-up prices for consumers throughout the country

Attorney General Kaul Reacts to Joint Finance Committee Vote on Wisconsin Department of Justice Budget
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Attorney General Kaul Reacts to Joint Finance Committee Vote on Wisconsin Department of Justice Budget

"...I look forward to working together with members of the Legislature and with Governor Evers as the budget process moves forward."

Rep. Sargent’s Lonely Pro-Pot Campaign

Rep. Sargent’s Lonely Pro-Pot Campaign

Democrat has pushed for full legalization for years, with few politicians joining her. Until now.

AG Kaul Statement Following Sentencing Hearing in Barron County
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AG Kaul Statement Following Sentencing Hearing in Barron County

"The defendant in this case received the appropriate sentence: life imprisonment."

Jury Convicts Two Ashland County Men of First-Degree Intentional Homicide
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Jury Convicts Two Ashland County Men of First-Degree Intentional Homicide

Sentencing has not been scheduled.

AG Kaul and 50 AGs Call on Trump Administration to Discharge Student Loans for Disabled Veterans
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AG Kaul and 50 AGs Call on Trump Administration to Discharge Student Loans for Disabled Veterans

"Discharging the student loans of veterans who are permanently disabled is the right thing to do—and it’s what the law requires."

Kaukauna Man Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Sentence for Role in Four Heroin and Fentanyl Overdoses
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Kaukauna Man Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Sentence for Role in Four Heroin and Fentanyl Overdoses

"As this case shows, the Wisconsin criminal justice system will not go easy on drug dealers preying on those struggling with addiction."

Attorney General Kaul Joins Coalition of 23 Cities And States Suing Trump Administration To Stop Rule Allowing Discrimination in Providing Health Care
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Attorney General Kaul Joins Coalition of 23 Cities And States Suing Trump Administration To Stop Rule Allowing Discrimination in Providing Health Care

"The federal government shouldn’t be making it more difficult for patients to get needed health-care services."

Republicans Intend to Intervene and Stop Liberal Groups from Undermining Act 10
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Republicans Intend to Intervene and Stop Liberal Groups from Undermining Act 10

"We aren’t picking this fight – once again a liberal group is trying to change laws that have been passed by the Legislature and previously upheld by the courts."

State Filing Suit Against Opioid Manufacturer

State Filing Suit Against Opioid Manufacturer

AG Josh Kaul alleges Purdue Pharma ignited the epidemic of drug overdoses, deaths related to Oxycontin use.

Attorney General Kaul Files Lawsuit to Hold Purdue Pharma Accountable for Role in Opioid Crisis
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Attorney General Kaul Files Lawsuit to Hold Purdue Pharma Accountable for Role in Opioid Crisis

After years of inaction by previous administration, Kaul and Evers take decisive steps

Conservatives Argue Against Lame-Duck Lawsuit

Conservatives Argue Against Lame-Duck Lawsuit

Right-leaning members of Wisconsin Supreme Court skeptical in oral arguments on lawsuit challenging lame-duck session before Evers took office.

AG Kaul Announces Wisconsin, Four Other States, File Lawsuits Against Purdue Pharma
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AG Kaul Announces Wisconsin, Four Other States, File Lawsuits Against Purdue Pharma

Wisconsin’s lawsuit, filed in Dane County Circuit Court, seeks a permanent injunction, abatement of the public nuisance, and civil penalties.

AG Kaul Joins 44-State Coalition in Antitrust Lawsuit Against 20 Generic Drug Manufacturers for Conspiracy to Fix Prices and Allocate Markets for More Than 100 Different Generic Drugs
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AG Kaul Joins 44-State Coalition in Antitrust Lawsuit Against 20 Generic Drug Manufacturers for Conspiracy to Fix Prices and Allocate Markets for More Than 100 Different Generic Drugs

"The complaint in this case alleges wide-ranging anti-competitive conduct that resulted in inflated prices for prescription drugs."

Bipartisan Coalition of 38 AGs Urge Congress to Pass Legislation Allowing Marijuana-related Business to Access the Banking System
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Bipartisan Coalition of 38 AGs Urge Congress to Pass Legislation Allowing Marijuana-related Business to Access the Banking System

“Ensuring that businesses that are operating lawfully under state law have access to the banking system will improve public safety.”

Woodruff Man Pleads Guilty for Aiding in Murder of Lac du Flambeau Man
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Woodruff Man Pleads Guilty for Aiding in Murder of Lac du Flambeau Man

“DOJ and other agencies continue to seek justice in this important case.”

Kaul Sides With Environmentalists in Cases

Kaul Sides With Environmentalists in Cases

Attorney General reverses DOJ position on lawsuits over dairy farm expansion, high-capacity wells.

Federal Court Grants Wisconsin’s Withdrawal from Case Challenging WOTUS Rule
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Federal Court Grants Wisconsin’s Withdrawal from Case Challenging WOTUS Rule

“By withdrawing from this lawsuit, we’ve ended the State of Wisconsin’s involvement in an effort to weaken the protection of our water.”

DOJ Releases New Data on Crimes and Sex Offenses for 2018
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DOJ Releases New Data on Crimes and Sex Offenses for 2018

"Additional data on crime can help us better understand the public-safety issues our communities are facing."

AG Kaul Urges Congress to Fund Legal Services Corporation
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AG Kaul Urges Congress to Fund Legal Services Corporation

LSC distributes more than 90 percent of its funding to 132 independent nonprofit legal aid programs with more than 800 offices.

Cecil Man Pleads Guilty for Luring Investors to Company and Embezzling Funds
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Cecil Man Pleads Guilty for Luring Investors to Company and Embezzling Funds

"Embezzlement is a serious crime, and I’m glad that DOJ’s work on this case has resulted in a conviction."

Drug Take Back Day is April 27
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Drug Take Back Day is April 27

"Through proper disposal, we can prevent prescription drugs from being diverted—and help prevent addiction."

Youth Justice Milwaukee: Lincoln Hills Continued Use of Pepper Spray, Suicide Risk Shows Youth Prison Model is Broken
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Youth Justice Milwaukee: Lincoln Hills Continued Use of Pepper Spray, Suicide Risk Shows Youth Prison Model is Broken

"We know harm is being done to children at Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake."

Wisconsin Woman Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison, 7 Years Supervision for Meth Possession with Intent to Deliver
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Wisconsin Woman Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison, 7 Years Supervision for Meth Possession with Intent to Deliver

"Thank you to the Lake Winnebago Area MEG, Outagamie County DA, AAG Hahn, and all those who are helping fight the distribution of drugs."

DOJ Reorganized to Create Division of Forensic Sciences
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DOJ Reorganized to Create Division of Forensic Sciences

Attorney General Kaul requested the Department of Administration approve the reorganization of DOJ to create the DFS.

Proposal Seeks to Prevent Rape Kit Backlog

Proposal Seeks to Prevent Rape Kit Backlog

Attorney General Kaul, lawmakers push defined procedures for handling sexual assault testing so all kits processed promptly.

Bipartisan Group of Legislators and AG Kaul Propose Legislation to Prevent Future Backlog of Untested Sexual Assault Kits
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Bipartisan Group of Legislators and AG Kaul Propose Legislation to Prevent Future Backlog of Untested Sexual Assault Kits

"The legislation we’re proposing today, which is supported by nurses, law enforcement, advocates for survivors, and a bipartisan group of legislators, sends a clear message: Wisconsin must never have another backlog of untested sexual assault kits."

Federal Court Grants Wisconsin’s Withdrawal from Case Challenging EPA Regulations on Hazardous Air Pollutants
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Federal Court Grants Wisconsin’s Withdrawal from Case Challenging EPA Regulations on Hazardous Air Pollutants

"Our Department of Justice should be working to protect our environment and our health, not challenging a rule that protects our clean air from hazardous pollutants like mercury."

AG Kaul Announces Progress in Effort to End Backlog of Sexual Assault Kits
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AG Kaul Announces Progress in Effort to End Backlog of Sexual Assault Kits

“The Department of Justice is committed to ensuring that all SAKI cases with DNA matches are fully investigated.”

Promises Kept: Wisconsin Withdraws from GOP Lawsuit Attacking ACA
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Promises Kept: Wisconsin Withdraws from GOP Lawsuit Attacking ACA

"It’s time for Republicans to stop blocking the will of the people and work with us to expand healthcare."

Attorney General Kaul Files Motion to Block President Trump from Diverting Funds and Resources for Construction of a Border Wall
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Attorney General Kaul Files Motion to Block President Trump from Diverting Funds and Resources for Construction of a Border Wall

"Funds that would typically go to Wisconsin shouldn’t be diverted because the President has chosen to disregard the separation of powers."

Op Ed: Evangelicals Won Race for Hagedorn
Op Ed

Evangelicals Won Race for Hagedorn

And liberals made it happen by waving a red flag: ads decrying his anti-abortion, anti-gay views.

Federal Court Grants Wisconsin’s Withdrawal from Case Challenging Prohibition of Discrimination under Affordable Care Act
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Federal Court Grants Wisconsin’s Withdrawal from Case Challenging Prohibition of Discrimination under Affordable Care Act

"The State of Wisconsin should not have been involved in this lawsuit, and I am glad to be able to announce that we no longer are."

AG Kaul Issues Victim Restitution for 447 Wisconsin Consumers
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AG Kaul Issues Victim Restitution for 447 Wisconsin Consumers

"One of DOJ’s important functions is enforcing our consumer-protection laws."

Kaul, AGs Warn of More Opioid Problems

Kaul, AGs Warn of More Opioid Problems

Letter from 39 attorneys general warns federal officials that new policy could lead to illegal opioid use.

Bipartisan Coalition of AGs Express Concern Regarding HHS Pain Management Draft Report
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Bipartisan Coalition of AGs Express Concern Regarding HHS Pain Management Draft Report

"We should continue working to reduce opioid prescriptions, not take a step back from that effort."

The State of Politics: Evers, GOP Tie in Early Innings
The State of Politics

Evers, GOP Tie in Early Innings

Capitol ballgame tied, but Republican legislators have big hitters coming to the plate.

Campaign Cash: SEIU Biggest Labor Union Campaign Donor
Campaign Cash

SEIU Biggest Labor Union Campaign Donor

Public-private employees union spent $718,700 on Evers, $131,140 on Neubauer.

AG Kaul Advocates for Crime Labs; Invites Legislators to Tour
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AG Kaul Advocates for Crime Labs; Invites Legislators to Tour

"Failing to adequately fund the crime labs can result in backlogs and delay justice."

Legislature Urged to Clarify Pot Laws

Legislature Urged to Clarify Pot Laws

Patchwork of local and state laws confusing, say pot advocates, a sheriff and Hemp Alliance.

Second Judge Rules Against Lame Duck Laws

Second Judge Rules Against Lame Duck Laws

Evers calls it “victory for the people.” Republicans will appeal.

Murphy’s Law: Gov. Evers Plays Hardball
Murphy’s Law

Gov. Evers Plays Hardball

Too-nice Tony looks to beat the Republicans -- repeatedly -- at their own game.

AG Kaul Releases Data on Drug Cases Submitted to State Crime Lab
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AG Kaul Releases Data on Drug Cases Submitted to State Crime Lab

"This data can be a resource for those who are working to address substance abuse in Wisconsin."

Arguments Begin on 2nd Lame Duck Suit

Arguments Begin on 2nd Lame Duck Suit

Dane County Judge Niess slapped injunction on laws. Second suit being heard by Judge Remington.

Rep. Robyn Vining Comments on Lame Duck Court Ruling
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Rep. Robyn Vining Comments on Lame Duck Court Ruling

"The court’s ruling today is a win for democracy and the people of Wisconsin."

Judge Blocks Lame Duck Laws

Judge Blocks Lame Duck Laws

Republicans will appeal. Evers and Kaul quickly drop state from suit against Affordable Care Act.

AG Kaul Files Motions to Withdraw Wisconsin from Challenge to the Affordable Care Act
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AG Kaul Files Motions to Withdraw Wisconsin from Challenge to the Affordable Care Act

"Today, we are seeking to end the State of Wisconsin’s involvement in the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act."

AG Kaul Opposes CFPB Effort to Delay Protections from Payday Lenders
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AG Kaul Opposes CFPB Effort to Delay Protections from Payday Lenders

"We should have strong protections in place for borrowers."

Op Ed: Evers Takes Moral Stand on Border Wall
Op Ed

Evers Takes Moral Stand on Border Wall

The governor rightly calls attention to the plight of children ripped from the parental bonds.

Kaul Joins Suit Challenging Border Emergency

Kaul Joins Suit Challenging Border Emergency

Governor, Attorney General announce they're joining lawsuit alleging Trump is violating constitution.

Gov. Tony Evers, Attorney General Josh Kaul Announce that Wisconsin Joins Multistate Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s National Emergency
AG Kaul Ends Use of “Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Acknowledgement” Form at DOJ
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AG Kaul Ends Use of “Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Acknowledgement” Form at DOJ

"With today’s announcement, we are re-affirming the importance of transparency in government."

Advocates Push For a Wisconsin ‘Red Flag’ Gun Law

Advocates Push For a Wisconsin ‘Red Flag’ Gun Law

Republican Legislative leaders, Vos and Fitzgerald, concerned about the proposal.

The State of Politics: 10 Issues to Watch in Evers Budget
The State of Politics

10 Issues to Watch in Evers Budget

Yes, it will be different than a Walker budget. But precisely how?

Fourth Lawsuit Against Lame Duck Laws

Fourth Lawsuit Against Lame Duck Laws

This one argues Republican legislators violated U.S. Constitution and will of the voters.

DPW Files Federal Lawsuit Over Republicans’ Lame-Duck Power Grab
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DPW Files Federal Lawsuit Over Republicans’ Lame-Duck Power Grab

Republicans' legislation violated Democratic voters' federal constitutional rights

GOP May Resist Kaul on ACA Lawsuit

GOP May Resist Kaul on ACA Lawsuit

Attorney General wants to drop lawsuit, Republican legislators hint they won’t let him.

Unions Files Suit Against Lame Duck Laws

Unions Files Suit Against Lame Duck Laws

Second suit filed, argues Republicans violated state constitution.

Data Wonk: How Evers and Legislators Can Cooperate
Data Wonk

How Evers and Legislators Can Cooperate

Marquette Poll shows where voters of both parties agree. Will GOP leaders take the hint?

Evers Hires Private Lawyers In Lame Duck Case

Evers Hires Private Lawyers In Lame Duck Case

Suit seeks to overturn Republican laws limiting governor’s powers.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds some issues less divisive amid continuing partisan divide
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds some issues less divisive amid continuing partisan divide

Special education increases and accepting more federal Medicaid money are drawing broader support than many other current issues

Chisholm Supports Probe of Clergy Sex Abuse

Chisholm Supports Probe of Clergy Sex Abuse

Calls for statewide investigation of Catholic Church’s handling of child sex abuse allegations.

Evers Tells Kaul to Drop ACA Lawsuit

Evers Tells Kaul to Drop ACA Lawsuit

Governor says people voted for this, but GOP legislators insist AG must obey their new law.

Planned Parenthood Sues State on Abortion

Planned Parenthood Sues State on Abortion

Lawsuit contends 3 GOP-backed laws restricting abortions are unconstitutional.

Groups Will Sue Against Lame Duck Laws

Groups Will Sue Against Lame Duck Laws

Will argue entire “extraordinary” session was illegal, demanding all laws be struck down.

Evers Wants Reversal on ACA Suit

Evers Wants Reversal on ACA Suit

Will ask Attorney General Kaul to change state’s stance, says this won’t violate lame duck law.

One Wisconsin Now Statements on Inauguration of Gov. Tony Evers and Newly Elected Statewide Officers
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One Wisconsin Now Statements on Inauguration of Gov. Tony Evers and Newly Elected Statewide Officers

New Focus on People of Wisconsin, Not Partisan Political Gain Makes it a Great Day for Wisconsin

Data Wonk: Will Judge Peterson Allow Voting Restrictions?
Data Wonk

Will Judge Peterson Allow Voting Restrictions?

Since lame duck law reinstates provisions he previously struck down, that seems unlikely.

The State of Politics: The Short Career of Caleb Frostman
The State of Politics

The Short Career of Caleb Frostman

Democratic state senator served just five months before his defeat— the shortest tenure for a legislator in state history.

Op Ed: Top 10 Stories of 2018 Affecting Democracy
Op Ed

Top 10 Stories of 2018 Affecting Democracy

How Wisconsin went forward -- and backward -- in democratic government.

Treasurer-Elect Godlewski Identifies Additional Responsibilities For Office

Treasurer-Elect Godlewski Identifies Additional Responsibilities For Office

Treasurer's office survived an April 2018 referendum aimed at elimination

Kaul Calls Lame Duck Laws ‘Terrible’

Kaul Calls Lame Duck Laws ‘Terrible’

Changes for Department of Justice will endanger public safety, new Attorney General says.

Murphy’s Law: State Facing Endless Lawsuits?
Murphy’s Law

State Facing Endless Lawsuits?

Suits by governor, legislature, citizens coming on lame duck laws, gerrymandering.

Carpenter: Require ‘Lame Duck” Bills to Supermajority Votes
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Carpenter: Require ‘Lame Duck” Bills to Supermajority Votes

“The tactics of these Republicans are an embarrassment to Wisconsin’s good government reputation and a black eye to our democracy.”

State Medicaid Fraud Program Overreaches?

State Medicaid Fraud Program Overreaches?

State claims millions saved, but some call it “bullying” of legitimate service providers.

Walker Signs Lame Duck Bills

Walker Signs Lame Duck Bills

Doesn’t veto a single measure, chooses to “override the will of the people,” Evers says.

Murphy’s Law: Republicans’ Plan for Permanent Power
Murphy’s Law

Republicans’ Plan for Permanent Power

They began plotting last spring to retain power even if a Democrat won for governor.

The State of Politics: 5 Reasons for Republican Power Play
The State of Politics

5 Reasons for Republican Power Play

One key reason: they see Tony Evers as weak.

Campaign Cash: WMC Behind New Anti-Regulation Bill
Campaign Cash

WMC Behind New Anti-Regulation Bill

State’s top business group pushed lame duck bill giving Republicans control of state rules.

City Beat: Episode 002
City Beat

Episode 002

What's the deal with Komatsu? And Senator Chris Larson joins the show to talk about the lame duck legislative session.

Murphy’s Law: What Will Scott Walker’s Legacy Be?
Murphy’s Law

What Will Scott Walker’s Legacy Be?

Remembered for his accomplishments? Or his “poor loser” legislation?

WI & MI GOP Attempt to Undermine the Voice of Voters, Put Democracy and Safety at Risk
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WI & MI GOP Attempt to Undermine the Voice of Voters, Put Democracy and Safety at Risk

Wisconsin and Michigan Republicans are following the dangerous political games played by North Carolina GOP in 2016

Your Right to Know: Lame Duck Laws All About Secrecy
Your Right to Know

Lame Duck Laws All About Secrecy

Vos and Fitzgerald didn’t even attend the public hearing on their far-reaching legislation.

Data Wonk: The Republican War Against Democracy
Data Wonk

The Republican War Against Democracy

Details in lame duck bills show disdain for democracy by Vos and Fitzgerald.

Rep. Gwen Moore Statement on Republican Power Grab
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Rep. Gwen Moore Statement on Republican Power Grab

"This power grab is a direct threat to our state’s democracy."

Statement on Lame Duck Session
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Statement on Lame Duck Session

Rep. Goyke Thanks Constituents for Advocacy and Opposes Lack of Republican Transparency

Legislature Works Overnight To Curb Evers Power

Legislature Works Overnight To Curb Evers Power

Limits on early voting, constraints on Evers campaign promise on health care.

Republican’s Holiday Gift to Wisconsin: An Assault on Democracy
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Republican’s Holiday Gift to Wisconsin: An Assault on Democracy

"Astonishingly, the Republicans primary concern is to protect their own power."

Senator Taylor Believes GOP Are Taking Career Ending Votes
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Senator Taylor Believes GOP Are Taking Career Ending Votes

"I urge the people of Wisconsin to continue to push back on this outrageous disregard of voter’s wishes."

Bill Curbing Evers’ Power Moves to Legislature

Bill Curbing Evers’ Power Moves to Legislature

All 12 Republicans on Joint Finance back plan to reduce governor’s power, restrict early voting.

The State Of Politics: How Walker Transformed Wisconsin’s Courts
The State Of Politics

How Walker Transformed Wisconsin’s Courts

One-third of all judges in state appointed by Republican governor.

Conservation Voters issue statement on lame duck bills
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Conservation Voters issue statement on lame duck bills

If passed, the bills will have dire consequences for Wisconsin’s environment.

Campaign Cash: Outside Groups Spent $61.5 Million on Election!
Campaign Cash

Outside Groups Spent $61.5 Million on Election!

Smashes states previous mid-term record, $38.6 million in 2014. Both sides spent lavishly.

Murphy’s Law: Is Foxconn Contract Illegal?
Murphy’s Law

Is Foxconn Contract Illegal?

Attorneys may sue, but urge Evers and Kaul to pursue a suit to overturn contract.

Walker Makes Schimel a Waukesha County Judge

Walker Makes Schimel a Waukesha County Judge

Defeated attorney general has “shown a commitment to the rule of law,” governor declares.

2018 Election Totals Show Voters Delivered Mandate to Democrats
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2018 Election Totals Show Voters Delivered Mandate to Democrats

Record Voter Turnout and Record Vote Totals for Dems in Statewide Elections

Smart Politics:  Democrats’ Sweep of Statewide Offices Is Rare
Smart Politics

Democrats’ Sweep of Statewide Offices Is Rare

First time since 1982, only third time in more than 125 years.

Schimel Concedes Election to Kaul

Schimel Concedes Election to Kaul

Republican attorney general won’t seek recount, lost by 17,000 votes to Democrat Josh Kaul.

Josh Kaul Reacts to Attorney General Brad Schimel’s Concession
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Josh Kaul Reacts to Attorney General Brad Schimel’s Concession

Kaul thanks Schimel for his service

Supervisor Taylor Congratulates Candidates on Election Victories
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Supervisor Taylor Congratulates Candidates on Election Victories

"Congratulations to Tony Evers, Mandela Barnes, Josh Kaul, Sarah Godlewski, and Tammy Baldwin on their victories on Tuesday."

The State of Politics: Evers Election Brings Changes to Capitol
The State of Politics

Evers Election Brings Changes to Capitol

Suddenly jobs for Democrats. And will Vos, Evers do deal on highway funding?

Campaign Cash: Attorneys General Group Spent Big On Schimel
Campaign Cash

Attorneys General Group Spent Big On Schimel

National Republican group spent $2.4 million on ads battering Democrat Josh Kaul, but he won anyway.

Op Ed: Voters Demand Compromise
Op Ed

Voters Demand Compromise

But are there issues Ever and Republicans could agree on? Yes.

Statement on Senate Democratic Leadership Election
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Statement on Senate Democratic Leadership Election

"I am honored that my colleagues have once again entrusted me with the responsibility of serving as Senate Democratic Leader."

Campaign Cash: Record Outside Group Spending, $36.5 Million
Campaign Cash

Record Outside Group Spending, $36.5 Million

Republicans had 2-1 advantage in special interest spending, most of it for Walker.

State-Wide Dems Win Big!
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State-Wide Dems Win Big!

Walker, Schimel’s special interest agenda repudiated by voters

Kaul Claims Victory for Attorney General

Kaul Claims Victory for Attorney General

Schimel says it “appears” challenger has defeated him.

Murphy’s Law: 33 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

33 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the election’s other big winners and losers?

One Wisconsin Now Congratulates Attorney General-Elect Josh Kaul
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Congratulates Attorney General-Elect Josh Kaul

Kaul Beat Schimel in Court to Restore Voting Rights and At Polls to Win Spot as Wisconsin’s Top Cop

Campaign Cash: Record Outside Spending in AG Race
Campaign Cash

Record Outside Spending in AG Race

Nearly $5 million, about five times higher than past record, spent on Schimel, Kaul.

Post-One Wisconsin Institute Lawsuit, Voters Continue to Shatter Early Vote Records
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Post-One Wisconsin Institute Lawsuit, Voters Continue to Shatter Early Vote Records

‘Record Numbers Show When You Let Voters Vote, They Vote’

Groups Urge Yes Vote on Legal Pot

Groups Urge Yes Vote on Legal Pot

ACLU, MICAH, WJI, several legislators back advisory referendum to legalize marijuana.

Campaign Cash: Kaul Leads Schimel in Campaign Dollars
Campaign Cash

Kaul Leads Schimel in Campaign Dollars

Democratic challenger for AG raised $877,000 in last two months while Schimel raised $604,000.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Evers tied in Wisconsin’s race for governor
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Evers tied in Wisconsin’s race for governor

Baldwin leads Vukmir for Senate; close race for state attorney general

“We’re In a Battle For America’s Soul”

“We’re In a Battle For America’s Soul”

Joe Biden campaigns for Baldwin, Evers, takes down Trump in Madison

Campaign Cash: State Democrats Buried by Outside Funding
Campaign Cash

State Democrats Buried by Outside Funding

GOP express advocacy groups have spent $17.3 million compared to just $6.6 million by Democratic groups.

Schimel Versus Kaul Part 3

Schimel Versus Kaul Part 3

In their third debate AG candidates disagree on nearly everything. Again.

Wisconsin Attorney General Schimel: Catholic Church “Experiment” in Which Sex Offenders Were Placed Back Into Ministry a “Mistake”
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Wisconsin Attorney General Schimel: Catholic Church “Experiment” in Which Sex Offenders Were Placed Back Into Ministry a “Mistake”

Contrary to his claims at Sunday’s debate, Schimel says he is now investigating the abuse, but he refuses to speak publicly with victims about it

Schimel and Kaul Debate The Issues

Schimel and Kaul Debate The Issues

Candidates for Attorney General disagree on rape kits, opioids, Affordable Care Act.

Baldwin, Walker Lead in Latest MU Poll

Baldwin, Walker Lead in Latest MU Poll

Baldwin up 10% over Vukmir, Walker up by just 1% over Evers.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight race for Wisconsin governor, Baldwin leading in Senate contest
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight race for Wisconsin governor, Baldwin leading in Senate contest

Wisconsin voters weigh in on Kavanaugh confirmation, Mueller investigation

Wisconsin Attorney General Debate to Air Live on WISN 12
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Wisconsin Attorney General Debate to Air Live on WISN 12

WISN 12 and Marquette University Law School to Partner for Commitment 2018 Coverage

Brad Schimel Blames Sexual Assault Victim for Scaring Other Survivors, Puts Politics First
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Brad Schimel Blames Sexual Assault Victim for Scaring Other Survivors, Puts Politics First

"I know Josh Kaul will stand up for survivors and make sure that dangerous criminals who commit these crimes are punished."

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Evers, Baldwin with leads among Wisconsin voters
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Evers, Baldwin with leads among Wisconsin voters

Trump at 42 percent approval, voters divided on how he has changed GOP

Murphy’s Law: Schimel’s Spoils System
Murphy’s Law

Schimel’s Spoils System

DOJ gag order on his employees shows the impact of ending civil service protections.

Schimel Say Rape Kit Backlog Ended

Schimel Say Rape Kit Backlog Ended

Critics charge attorney general shouldn’t have taken four years to fix the problem.

DNA Testing Delay in Double Homicide Case “Completely Unacceptable,” According to Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge
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DNA Testing Delay in Double Homicide Case “Completely Unacceptable,” According to Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge

Former federal prosecutor and candidate for Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul said, “Brad Schimel has mismanaged the state crime labs.

The State of Politics: Catching Up on Summer’s Political News
The State of Politics

Catching Up on Summer’s Political News

Summer’s over. Election looming. What do you need to know?

Campaign Cash: Parties Spending $4.5 Million on AG Race
Campaign Cash

Parties Spending $4.5 Million on AG Race

Republicans lead spending on Attorney General race, two-party total already exceeds 2014.

Your Right To Know: Check Candidates’ Stance on Open Records
Your Right To Know

Check Candidates’ Stance on Open Records

If they want your vote, shouldn’t they support transparency in government?

Brad Schimel’s special interest backers go all in
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Brad Schimel’s special interest backers go all in

RAGA dumps $2.5 million into race for floundering Schimel

Those Who Know The Office Best Support Josh Kaul: 61 Former Assistant Attorneys General Endorse Josh Kaul for Attorney General
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Those Who Know The Office Best Support Josh Kaul: 61 Former Assistant Attorneys General Endorse Josh Kaul for Attorney General

“It means a great deal to have the support of people who have advocated for the interests of Wisconsinites.”

45 Former Assistant DAs Blast Schimel

45 Former Assistant DAs Blast Schimel

Attorney General called “blatantly” political in unprecedented letter Schimel dismisses as “partisan.”

Democratic leaders blast Brad Schimel for putting politics before kids’ safety
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Democratic leaders blast Brad Schimel for putting politics before kids’ safety

"If Brad Schimel truly had wanted to keep our kids and our classrooms safe, these funds would have been distributed months ago"

Campaign Cash: Out-of-State Money Backs AG Candidates
Campaign Cash

Out-of-State Money Backs AG Candidates

In July, about half of the largest contributors to candidates came from outside of Wisconsin.

Campaign Cash: AG Race Attracts $1.3 Million in Six Months
Campaign Cash

AG Race Attracts $1.3 Million in Six Months

Challenger Kaul raised nearly as much as incumbent Schimel in first half of 2018.

Back in the News: Brad Schimel Soft on Crime?
Back in the News

Brad Schimel Soft on Crime?

New data shows AG not just slow to go after rapists, but drugs and firearms cases.

The Facts on Brad Schimel’s Botching of the Rape Kit Backlog
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The Facts on Brad Schimel’s Botching of the Rape Kit Backlog

"It couldn’t be clearer that Wisconsin needs a new attorney general."

The State of Politics: School Safety Grants Stir Controversy
The State of Politics

School Safety Grants Stir Controversy

Critics charge Attorney General Schimel has mishandled grants from $100 million fund.

Kaul Calls on Schimel to Use Portion of School Safety Grant Funds for School Mental Health Programs
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Kaul Calls on Schimel to Use Portion of School Safety Grant Funds for School Mental Health Programs

"We must do more to make sure that kids come home from school each day excited about what they learned, not scared."

Murphy’s Law: Brad Schimel’s Dreadful Record on Rape Kits
Murphy’s Law

Brad Schimel’s Dreadful Record on Rape Kits

Attorney General is anything but tough on crime by serial rapists.

Op Ed: The Troubling Record of Brad Schimel
Op Ed

The Troubling Record of Brad Schimel

How has state Attorney General failed? Let us count the ways.

Testing still not complete on over half of backlogged rape kits that need to be tested
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Testing still not complete on over half of backlogged rape kits that need to be tested

Schimel's failure to prioritize testing has delayed justice for survivors, while dangerous criminals remain on the streets

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Endorses Josh Kaul for Wisconsin Attorney General
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Endorses Josh Kaul for Wisconsin Attorney General

Kaul thanked Senator Baldwin for her support.

Conservation Voters Endorse Josh Kaul for Attorney General
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Conservation Voters Endorse Josh Kaul for Attorney General

Kaul provides a stark contrast to Brad Schimel who implemented a radical anti-conservation agenda as attorney general.

Kaul Calls out Schimel for Failing to Prioritize Testing of Backlogged Rape Kits Years Ago
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Kaul Calls out Schimel for Failing to Prioritize Testing of Backlogged Rape Kits Years Ago

Schimel Claims to Have Hit the Ground Running; Only Nine Backlogged Kits Tested in His First Two Years in Office

Josh Kaul calls for common-sense gun-safety measures
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Josh Kaul calls for common-sense gun-safety measures

AG Brad Schimel’s solution for school safety is arming teachers

Kaul calls Schimel’s expanded investigation into now-defunct GAB unjustified
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Kaul calls Schimel’s expanded investigation into now-defunct GAB unjustified

Kaul says investigation is "yet another waste of our tax dollars by our current AG"

The State of Politics: Controversy Defines Schimel’s First Term
The State of Politics

Controversy Defines Schimel’s First Term

Attorney General has jumped on hot-button issues he hopes will get him reelected.

Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm Endorses Former Federal Prosecutor Josh Kaul’s Candidacy for Attorney General
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Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm Endorses Former Federal Prosecutor Josh Kaul’s Candidacy for Attorney General

“Josh has the experience and the values we need in our Attorney General,” John Chisholm said.

Murphy’s Law: Brad Schimel’s Opioid Problem
Murphy’s Law

Brad Schimel’s Opioid Problem

Attorney General has been reluctant to pursue opioid manufacturers. Why?

Former federal prosecutor Josh Kaul raises over $170,000
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Former federal prosecutor Josh Kaul raises over $170,000

Announces endorsements from Pocan, Moore, and others from across Wisconsin

Pro-Schimel Attack Ads Fueled by Opioid Money
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Pro-Schimel Attack Ads Fueled by Opioid Money

Ad Buy From Group Fueled With Big Pharma Money Hits as Wisconsin Attorney General Under Increased Scrutiny for Legal Inaction

Plenty of Horne: Chisholm For Governor?
Plenty of Horne

Chisholm For Governor?

Will District Attorney run against Walker? DA's son encourages speculation.