Wisconsin preps for surge in DNA tests when crime law kicks in
11/23/2014 3:28:32 AM
The law’s supporters say collecting more DNA samples will help solve more crimes, but critics contend the expanded collection is an invasion of privacy.
State bodies differ on concealed-weapons permits for felons with expungements
11/22/2014 11:40:15 AM
The state Department of Justice issues concealed-weapons permits to felons whose criminal records have been erased by court order, but attorneys for the Legislature say that’s not legal.
A Walker presidential bid would bring challenges as second term begins
11/22/2014 11:39:23 AM
Strategists agree that the Wisconsin governor would need a team on the ground in Iowa by spring. During that time, Walker will be busy at home trying to push a budget through the Legislature.