Madison Shooting By Officer Under Independent Investigation

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (03/10/2015) – The shooting incident in Madison, Wisconsin, Friday, involving a police officer, is now the subject of an independent investigation mandated by Wisconsin law. The law was co-authored by Madison area State Assembly Representative Chris Taylor (D-Madison) in the last session of the State Legislature. Coincidentally, she says she was in the area where the Friday shooting took place.

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WFU Supports Restricting Farm Land Ownership By Foreigners

WISCONSINREPORT.COM [] (12/26/2014) An opinion issued by Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is expected to ease the fears by some that Wisconsin was open to a legal challenge through a restriction on foreign land ownership wanted by people who believe Wisconsin farm land should remain in the hands of non-foreigners. In a memo to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen concluded that Wisconsin’s statute limiting the foreign ownership of farmland by nonresident aliens does not contradict the General Agreement on Trades and Services GATS. Van Hollen issued the advisory opinion at the request of Representative Vos in his role as chairman of the Assembly Committee on Organization.

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No Wisconsin Voter Photo I.D.? Here Is How To Get One.

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (10/10/2014) [ELECTIONS-Update] – On Oct. 9, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court  made observing the Wisconsin Voter Identification Law unnecessary in the November 4, 2014 General Election. So, even though it would have been a different kind of voting day for Wisconsin voters, it won’t be, this time around. The U.S. Supreme Court action puts a temporary hold on Wisconsin enforcing the new Voter Photo I.D. rule. However, it apparently will be in effect for future elections in Wisconsin after Nov. 4, 2014.

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