J.B. Van Hollen
Wisconsin has appealed a federal judge’s ruling from last month striking down the state’s ban on same-sex marriages as unconstitutional.
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked a federal judge to issue an emergency order halting gay marriages.
A group of same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage, arguing the prohibition is unconstitutional and has denied them civil rights married couples enjoy.
The state Justice Department plans to offer Milwaukee-area police additional training in handling domestic violence incidents in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Brookfield spa.
Wisconsin school and government employee unions on Monday were considering whether to seek new contract talks after a state court threw out a new law that restricts public workers’ collective bargaining rights.