News 8: AG Schimel launches recidivism reduction pilot program in 4 counties

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Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel announced a recidivism reduction pilot program in four counties. In Wisconsin and across the United States, inmates struggle to reenter society. General Schimel is addressing this challenge head on with a creative pilot program. Whether the obstacle is related to finding a job, remaining substance free, or mentally preparing for the world outside, we need to share what works. News 8 … Read More

The Review Atlas: Rauner, Harold highlight GOP event in Monmouth

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The race to be the next Attorney General of Illinois will be competitive for a variety of reasons. For one, the Democratic incumbent decided she would not seek re-election, but the larger reason: the dynamic Erika Harold. These factors, combined with a very crowded Democratic primary field, prompted Governing.com to rate the the contest “Lean Democratic”. The Review Atlas reports on Governor Bruce Rauner … Read More

Tweet: Ohio Republican Party endorses Dave Yost for attorney general

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Today, the Ohio Republican Party State Central Committee voted unanimously to endorse Dave Yost for attorney general. .@Yost4Ohio gets @ohiogop endorsement. He is unopposed and will likely face Democrat @SteveDettelbach in the general election. pic.twitter.com/MQox9TS3lU — lbischoff (@lbischoff) February 9, 2018 I am grateful to be entrusted with my party's standard, which I will bear with honor. I will fight … Read More

Post-Crescent: Brad Schimel holds roundtable in Outagamie County

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Attorney General Brad Schimel continues his 72-county tour to discuss public safety with Law Enforcement and community leaders. He is committed to having conversations all across the state with Wisconsinites that care about safety in their towns, villages and cities. This visit to Outagamie County was the 48th county Schimel has visited in the past year to discuss public safety issues. He is visiting more … Read More

South Carolina attorney general kicks off bid for 3rd term

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced he is running for re-election. The Lexington Republican is traveling the state to talk about the work his office is doing to keep communities safe and defend the rule of law. The AP reports: South Carolina’s top prosecutor officially kicked off his bid for a third term Wednesday, touting of some of his accomplishments during … Read More

Fox News: Democratic AGs swarm Trump administration with lawsuits

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Note: The “sheer volume” of Democratic lawsuits is “staggering,” said Scott Will, executive director of the Republican Attorneys General Association. “This is not about the rule of law or holding the line to stop the feds from preempting state laws; this is about power,” Will said in a statement. “Look, Republicans and Democrats had a history of banding together to prevent … Read More

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem to seek re-election

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North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced Monday he is running for re-election. The Bismarck Tribune reports: Longtime North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem will seek re-election this year, he said Monday. Stenehjem, a Republican and former state lawmaker who was first elected as the state’s attorney general in 2000, touted efforts to fight federal government overreach, drug dealing, and human … Read More

Texas Attorney General: Under Trump, Congress can reclaim its legislative authority

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Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Vice-Chairman and Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton, has been a consistent and stalwart defender of federalism and the rule of law. During the Obama years, Republican attorneys general were the last line of defense and they worked diligently to hold the line against a president who constantly circumvented Congress. Now, as The Daily Signal reported last week, … Read More

Brauchler: “You should never be able to run the clock out on justice.”

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District Attorney George Brauchler, and a Republican candidate for Attorney General of Colorado, believes sexual assault laws in Colorado need to change. CBS4 in Denver reports: “The way that law is written right now, people can get together and keep a secret from those who may be able to lend help to a sex assault victim. And if you can keep that secret … Read More

Hillary Clinton’s Lawyer: Where is Josh Kaul?

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – It is hard to believe President Donald J. Trump’s first State of the Union was just three days ago. The focus of the national media has been on the House Intelligence Committee memo. Not surprisingly, there is a strong Wisconsin connection. Josh Kaul, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin attorney general, is a lawyer at Perkins Coie who has also represented … Read More