Tuesday, June 25th


Here is what you need to know about the on-going Wisconsin Lame-Duck Lawsuit Lou Saldivar, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MADISON - The state Supreme Court late Tuesday reinstated most of the lame-duck laws Republican lawmakers approved in December to trim the powers of the state's top Democrats. 

With a pair of 4-3 orders, the high court canceled a trial that was to commence Wednesday and put back in place almost all of the lame-duck laws while it considers an appeal. 

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After Tuesday's rulings, just two provisions of the lame-duck laws have been kept from going into effect. One would have limited early voting; the other would put new limits on how government documents could be written.