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2nd Wisconsin judge blocks sections of lame-duck laws

4 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

MADISON, Wis. - A second Wisconsin judge on Tuesday blocked key portions of laws that Republicans passed in a lame-duck session limiting Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers, handing Democrats another legal victory in their battle against the legislation in less than a week.
Judge Frank Remington issued a preliminary injunction blocking language that bars Evers from pulling Wisconsin out of multistate lawsuits without legislators' permission. That statute was designed to keep Evers from pulling out of a multistate lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act.
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Wisconsin judge blocks law restricting AG on settlements

4 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

A second Dane County judge has blocked a portion of Republican-backed laws limiting Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers.
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