protection

Lawmakers to consider rent-to-own budget plan

Plan would exempt businesses from consumer protection laws

The Legislature's finance committee is set to decide whether to exempt rent-to-own stores from Wisconsin's consumer protection laws.

State reps oppose part of dairy support plan

Production cap element of act could penalize farmers, delegation says

Five of the eight members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation are expressing their opposition to a plan that could limit milk production in the state.

State: Most metal resale shop scales accurate

Dept. finds 99-percent accuracy rate

State consumer protection officials surveyed nearly 130 scales used by Wisconsin precious metal buyers and found they were accurate most of the time or had errors in the seller's favor.