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Wisconsin Senate OKs bill sealing vaccination mailings

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Senate approved a Republican-authored bill Tuesday that would require government agencies, schools and daycares to seal any mailings that could reveal someone’s vaccination status. The bill’s authors, Rep. Shae Sortwell and Sen. Kathy Bernier,…

Wisconsin Supreme Court takes redistricting lawsuit

The Wisconsin state Supreme Court agreed Thursday to review a Dane County judge’s ruling that Republican legislative leaders illegally hired private taxpayer-funded attorneys to represent them in anticipation of legal challenges over redistricting.

GOP asks Supreme Court to take redistricting case

Republican legislative leaders have asked the conservative-leaning state Supreme Court to invalidate a Madison judge’s ruling that they illegally hired private taxpayer-funded attorneys to represent them in anticipation of legal challenges over redistricting.

Wisconsin GOP election bills draw bipartisan opposition

The Wisconsin Senate plans to approve bills Wednesday making it more difficult to vote absentee and creating new penalties for violating election law, measures that have drawn bipartisan opposition and are almost certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.