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  • Wis. AG announces $20K judgment against junk dealers

    Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a judgment on Wednesday against junk dealers that allegedly violated Wisconsin laws related to ozone-depleting refrigerants at a Brown County metal salvage facility. Metals America LLC and...

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds 2011 union law

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The fight over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's signature policy achievement, a law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public employees, ended Thursday with the state Supreme Court declaring it to be constitutional. Passage of the law in 2011 put Wisconsin at...

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds law that ended collective bargaining for public workers

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election and rise to national prominence.

  • Justice Dept. files in Ohio, Wisconsin voter cases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters. The department criticized a Wisconsin law that requires voters to present photo...

  • Walker says he would back anti-outsourcing rules

    WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker said Monday he would support efforts to ensure that tax credits and other economic development incentives do not go to companies that outsource jobs. Walker has made outsourcing an issue in the governor's race by criticizing Democratic gubernatorial...

  • Is Paul Ryan running for president?

    Rep. Paul Ryan has a lot of reasons to run for president in 2016: Support from major donors, national name recognition and a suite of policy ideas he'd like to enact. One thing he's lacking: any apparent plans to do so.

  • Wisconsin train crash hurts 2 people, spills fuel

    SLINGER, Wis. (AP) — A Canadian National Railway Co. train struck another freight train as it rolled through a small village in southeastern Wisconsin, causing cars to derail, injuring two people and spilling thousands of gallons of fuel that prompted the evacuation of dozens of homes. The...

  • Here's what is actually going on with Scott Walker in Wisconsin

    As the headlines connecting him to a "criminal scheme" tell it, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in hot water, dealing a blow to his 2014 re-election chances and any future presidential ambitions. But when one looks past the sensationalistic reporting on the issue, it’s clear the reality is...

  • Prosecutors: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker part of 'criminal scheme'

    Prosecutors believe Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Republican candidate for president, was at the center of a nationwide "criminal scheme" to illegally coordinate fundraising with outside conservative groups, according to previously secret court documents released Thursday.



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