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Representative Evan Goyke says now’s the time for criminal justice reform. If lawmakers don’t act fast, he says the first prisoner in Wisconsin’s system since 2001 will be forced into a private prison out of state in 2018. “The prison system is designed to hold about 17.5 thousand inmates, and yet … [it has] about […]
Twenty additional Wisconsin counties are now suing pharmaceutical companies for expenses they’ve had to burden to deal with the opioid crisis. That brings the total number of counties suing to 48 in Wisconsin. They say companies that make painkillers like percocet and oxycotin have engaged in fraudulent marketing of those drugs — and that that’s […]
It’s been over two months since Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States. Yet, many of its residents are without fresh water, and half of the island is still without electricity. It’s estimated that over 300,000 Puerto Ricans, who are US citizens, left the island for the mainland. […]
Last week, Walmart continued a pattern by suing the City of Sheboygan over property taxes. The company says its Sheboygan outlet has been over-taxed by the city, as the debate over “dark stores” in Wisconsin continues. In an official complaint, Walmart lawyers argue that their property taxes for 2017 are “excessive,” and they want the […]
All Assembly representatives and staff were required to attend a training today to review the chamber’s sexual misconduct guidelines. Assembly speaker Robin Vos says there’s nothing new about the procedures, but leaders in the chamber are focusing in on making sure everyone’s on the same page. New staff are already briefed on the Assembly’s sexual […]