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  • Wis. court erred when it refused to consider lengthy briefs filed minutes before deadline, appeals court rules

    MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – A Wisconsin appeals court has held that a lower court acted erroneously when it refused to even consider an asbestos decedent’s summary judgment opposition briefs that were filed just minutes before the deadline and were each several pages over the allowed limit....

  • Letting the cat out of the bag on the role of public employee unions

    Noam Scheiber of the New Republic inadvertently admitted what we've long suspected about public employee unions.

  • Travel club companies settle for $50K in Wisconsin

    Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a $50,000 settlement on Wednesday with two out-of-state marketing companies that allegedly violated Wisconsin laws while marketing travel club memberships. The Texas-based Green Palm...

  • Wisconsin union has no idea how that forged card got in there

    Dian Palmer, president of Service Employees International Union Healthcare Wisconsin, wants one thing to be perfectly clear: Her union takes its ethical responsibilities very seriously.

  • Animal rendering facility settles pollution allegations in Wisconsin

    Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a settlement with a Medina-based animal rendering facility that allegedly violated a permit issued by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Van Hollen’s office filed a...

  • Polls show Wisconsin, Georgia governors races neck-and-neck

    MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – The races to become the next governors of Wisconsin and Georgia could be tight, if sets of fresh polls are any indicator. In Wisconsin, incumbent GOP Gov. Scott Walker currently holds a one-point lead over Democrat Mary Burke, according to a Friday Rasmussen...

  • Is this House candidate the Todd Akin of 2014?

    A Republican primary race for a U.S. House seat in Wisconsin looks like it's headed for a recount, with state Sen. Glenn Grothman slightly ahead. And that has some party insiders sweating.

  • Wisconsin's Scott Walker now faces one of his hardest campaigns

    After Tuesday's primary, the Wisconsin Republican now faces one of the most high-profile Democratic opponents of his career, as well as his third election in just four years.

  • Wisconsin public sector unions still losing members

    Thousands of Wisconsin public sector workers have dropped their union membership since Gov. Scott Walker's reforms have taken effect.

  • VIDEO: Low voter turnout expected for Wisconsin primary

    Voters will head to the polls Tuesday in Wisconsin to cast ballots for a number of candidates, but with no top-tier races on the ballot, election officials are expecting low voter turnout.

  • Wisconsin sees slow growth in consumer spending

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin's sluggish recovery from the Great Recession was reflected Thursday in new figures that show growth in consumer spending has lagged behind neighboring states and the nation as a whole. Consumer spending also is growing slower than personal income, which economists...

  • Wis. dairy farm ordered to pay $300K

    Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a $300,000 judgment on Tuesday against a Clark County dairy producer that allegedly discharged water pollutants in excess of its permit. Grassland Dairy Products Inc. operates its business...

  • Mary Burke comment suggests rift continues between Wisconsin Democrats and Big Labor

    Mary Burke, the top Democratic candidate to face Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker in November's election, said that the reason why Democrats failed to unseat Walker during 2012's recall election was because they focused too much on attacking his public sector union reforms. 

  • 6 Wisconsin health care systems form partnership

    LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Six major Wisconsin health care organizations are forming a partnership to reduce costs and improve care. Gunderson Health System Vice President Mark Platt says the partnership is not a merger. The six organizations will remain separate but they may work together to buy...

  • Heartland Institute expert says Wisconsin collective barganing ruling good for taxpayer

    MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – A recent Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling dealing a bow to union collective bargaining agreements will benefit taxpayers and perhaps spread to other states, according to a Heartland Institute expert. On Thursday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that Act 10, a...

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