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Lawmakers approve 3 legal settlements under lame-duck laws

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Legislature’s budget committee approved three legal settlements Wednesday under Wisconsin’s new lame-duck laws. Republicans passed statutes in December 2018 designed to weaken Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul before he took office. The law requires him to seek permission from the Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee before settling any lawsuits. Before the […]