immunity

Senate hears underage drinking immunity bill

Bill would give immunity to underage drinkers who call 911 for friend in trouble

A bill that would give immunity from prosecution to someone who calls 911 for an underage friend in trouble with alcohol got a hearing in the Senate Wednesday.

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.