APG Wisconsin: Secretary of State sends out documents, avoiding legal action.
(Doug) La Follette’s office officially received the resolution in March, but he hadn’t sent out the documents because, he said, Republicans had stripped away his office’s resources to the point where it didn’t have enough money or staff to send them. Between February and June, (Sen. Kathleen) Bernier’s office sent La Follette several reminders to send the documents. The situation culminated in Bernier’s threat in early July to bring legal action if he didn’t send them out by Monday.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin taxpayers owe another $163,000 in attorney's fees for investigator Michael Gableman's court battles.
Wisconsin Examiner: Milwaukee County Board approves two advisory referendums for November.
ABA Journal: Erwin Chemerinsky on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Indian-law decision.
The Guardian: Warnings from the U.S. Supreme Court's dissenters.
The dissents went beyond polite disagreements over jurisprudence. They amounted to the sounding of an alarm, alerting the nation that equal rights, constitutional government, and even what it is to be an American, are all under threat.
ABC: Group of major businesses files U.S. Supreme Court brief supporting consideration of race in university admissions.
More than 80 major American companies that employ tens of thousands of U.S. workers are asking the Supreme Court to uphold the use of race as a factor in college admissions, calling affirmative action critical to building diverse workforces and, in turn, growing profits.
The businesses -- some of the most high-profile and successful in the U.S. economy -- outlined their position in legal briefs filed Monday ahead of oral arguments this fall in a pair of cases expected to determine the future of the race-based policy.
The Hill: Chemical-manufacturer trade group sues Environmental Protection Agency over nonbinding advisories for certain chemicals.
In the complaint, announced Saturday, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) said new EPA advisories governing two forms of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contravene the agency’s own scientific integrity practices.
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