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Stories with person: J.B. Van Hollen
  • Federal appeals court upholds Walker's union law 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:34 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - A federal appeals court on Friday upheld Gov. Scott Walker's public union restrictions, dealing another loss to unions trying to overturn the Republican governor's signature legislation that led to massive protests at the Wisconsin Capitol three years ago.

  • Wisconsin candidate defends abusive parents policy 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:32 pm
  • MILWAUKEE - A Democratic candidate for state attorney general on Wednesday defended a Dane County program in which parents accused of disciplining their children too harshly could avoid abuse charges by taking parenting classes, a policy that drew skeptical reactions from his campaign rivals.

  • Walker signs package of anti-heroin bills 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:25 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin law enforcement groups are applauding the governor's signing of seven bills that aim to target the state's heroin epidemic, with some officials saying the package's best attribute is that it involves less, not more, punishment for drug users.