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DACA ruled unlawful by federal appeals court, but program continues for now

by Ariana Figueroa, Wisconsin ExaminerOctober 6, 2022 WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has upheld a prior ruling that the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful, sending the case back to a lower court that will decide the legality of the program that includes more than 600,000 undocumented people. The ruling […]

Posted inGovernment, Health, Local news

Republicans seek to dismiss lawsuit against abortion ban

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerAugust 23, 2022 In a motion filed on Monday, attorneys for three legislative leaders argued that a lawsuit against Wisconsin’s 173-year-old abortion ban should be dismissed and claimed enforcement of the ban was merely hypothetical. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul sued the Republican legislative leadership to block […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Kenosha Police and Fire, Local news

Kenosha PD investigating more anti-semitic fliers left in yards

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerMay 23, 2022 Anti-semitic fliers have been left in the yards of Kenosha residents across the city a dozen times, according to Kenosha Police Lieutenant Joseph Nosalik.  This weekend, another round of the fliers — which contain the anti-semitic trope that the media is controlled by Jews and include a link […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news

Clerks across Wisconsin work to make sure voters aren’t using drop boxes in spring election

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerMarch 30, 2022 At municipal drop boxes across Wisconsin, municipal clerks have placed large and often brightly colored signs nearby to make sure the drop boxes — used for delivering utility payments, taxes and, until recently, absentee ballots — aren’t used in this spring’s local elections.  The use of drop boxes, […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news

Redistricting court battles lead to missed deadline

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerMarch 18, 2022 Ongoing court battles over Wisconsin’s new political lines have pushed the implementation of maps past an important deadline.  The Wisconsin Elections Commission, which is responsible for putting the new maps into place, needed the lines to be finalized by March 15 so candidates in elections this fall could […]

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