attorney_general

SiriusXM settles with states to pay eligible consumers restitution

Settlement resolves claims company engaged in misleading advertising, billing practices

Wisconsin's attorney general joins 45 other attorneys general who have agreed to a settlement with SiriusXM Radio that will provide restitution to eligible consumers, according to a release.

Schimel slightly ahead of Happ in AG race

The last Marquette University Law School poll released just six days before the election shows Republican Brad Schimel slightly ahead of Democrat Susan Happ in the race for Wisconsin attorney general.

Attorney general hopeful reeling under GOP barrage

Poll shows Schimel even with Happ

Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ was riding high a month ago, coming off a big win in the party primary and entering the general election race leading Republican Brad Schimel.

Recent rulings place state's same-sex marriage ban in doubt

Attorney General Van Hollen acknowledges law may be struck down by federal judge

The man charged with defending the legal challenge to Wisconsin's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen acknowledges the law may likely be struck down by a federal judge.

Dane County child abuse program now campaign issue

Parents referred to DA's office go into education program instead of jail, probation

A program quietly started in the Dane County District Attorney's Office last fall is now an issue in the race for attorney general.

Dem. AG candidate starts gay marriage petition

Rep. Richards believes state's ban violates U.S. constitution

One Democratic candidate for Wisconsin attorney general is starting a petition calling on the Department of Justice to stop defending the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

AG hopeful cited in alcohol crash

News comes 1 day after other candidate also acknolwedges drunken-driving ticket

Wisconsin attorney general hopeful Ismael Ozanne's campaign says he was ticketed in an alcohol-related crash in 1986.

Van Hollen: Legislator complied with records law

Attorney General's stance stuns open records advocates

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says legislators aren't above the open records law but the Wisconsin Constitution clearly allows them to invoke immunity in lawsuits seeking documents.