Senator: Republicans Ignored Will Of People In Gun Action

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (04/21/2015) – Wisconsin State Senator Chris Larson is saying Republicans decided to ignore the will of the public, and side with special interest groups, by repealing Wisconsin’s 48-hour cooling-off period on purchasing handguns. The Milwaukee Democrat says polling has shown the majority of residents in Wisconsin want background checks, but Republican legislators went the other way.

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State Ends 2014 With Fewer Than 500 Traffic Deaths

WISCONSINREPORT.COM [WiscReport.com] (01/04/2015) Wisconsin ended 2014 with 491 traffic fatalities, which was the lowest number of deaths and the first time below 500 fatalities since 1943 when 417 people died in crashes, according to preliminary statistics from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). State traffic deaths in 2014 also were down 36 (approximately a 7 percent reduction) from 2013 when 527 people died and 68 fewer than the five-year average of 559 deaths. “There is no single factor that led to this reduction in traffic fatalities to the lowest total since 1943 when the number of vehicles and the miles […]

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