Stories tagged: "attorney general"


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Kaul: GOP Legislature “significantly underfunded” criminal justice system

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul released his biennial budget request this month, providing a roadmap for how the state can increase its’ commitment to public safety after years of the Republican led legislature underfunding local units of government responsible for policing. According to reporting by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Kaul noted in an interview that...

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‘The People’s Lawyer’: Get to Know the Attorney General Candidates Running to Represent YOU

With the upcoming election closing in, it’s important to know who you're voting for and their stances on issues that impact you.

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On the Issues: Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul

Josh Kaul has served as Wisconsin’s attorney general since 2019. He is running for reelection and discusses his stance on critical issues.

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Dem AG Kaul priorities: Reproductive freedom, ‘Safer Wisconsin’ legislation

Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul delivered the most high profile speech of the fall campaign this week during an appearance at the Wisconsin Counties Association annual conference in Baraboo. According to the Associated Press, Kaul told conference goers – county officials from across the Badger State – that his top priority as Attorney General has...

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Wisconsin’s Attorney General is on the Ballot This Fall. But What Does He Do?

Abortion rights, public safety, the climate crisis, and more are on the ballot this November. So are Tony Evers and Tim Michels, plus Ron Johnson and Mandela Barnes. But another, often overlooked race, can have just as big of an impact on your life as who we send to the Governor’s Mansion or the US Capitol.

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Dem AG Kaul highlights record of cracking down on polluters, fighting opioid epidemic

Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul delivered the most high profile speech of his general election campaign this week during an appearance at the Wisconsin Counties Association annual conference in Baraboo. According to the Associated Press, Kaul told conference goers – county officials from across the Badger State – that his top priority as Attorney General...

FILE - Eric Toney, the Fond du Lac County district attorney and a Republican candidate for attorney general, speaks on April 12, 2022, at a news conference in the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)
‘Throwing the Book at Ordinary People’: Republican Attorney General Candidate Eric Toney is Prosecuting Voters Over Innocent Mistakes

The Fond du Lac County district attorney has charged five people with felonies for putting a wrong address on their voter registration. If elected, he could target voters statewide.