In 2014, the Wisconsin Department of Justice uncovered a massive backlog of some 6,000 unprocessed sexual assault kits. The state spent the next four years clearing through that backlog. The incident unveiled serious flaws in the state’s sexual assault kit processing procedures — flaws the DOJ and state lawmakers are still working to address. In […]
Yesterday, Attorney General Josh Kaul formally rescinded an order that banned the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources from monitoring and studying the state’s high-capacity wells. The wells, which are commonly used on industrial-scale farms, can drain and harm the state’s waterways. But, the order was just the first step towards returning administration of the wells […]
After the race for Wisconsin’s next Attorney General was neck and neck all night, we have a winner. And it’s Democrat Josh Kaul, former federal prosecutor and son of the former Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager. Kaul announced victory the morning after the elections, and WORT News Director Molly Stentz was there.
We’re continuing our midterm election coverage on today’s episode! Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with Josh Kaul, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Attorney General, about his goals and plans for the office.
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The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has filed a lawsuit to obtain prosecutor training videos conducted by Waukesha District Attorney Brad Schimel, the GOP candidate for Attorney General.