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Is Wisconsin "behind the curve" on marijuana laws?

Published May 4, 2019

Milwaukee Ald. Nik Kovac feels Wisconsin is "way behind the curve" when it comes to marijuana laws. The state is one of 17 in which the possession, sale or cultivation of marijuana in any amount can result in criminal prosecution, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Residents struggle to overcome state's tough expungement laws

Published June 30, 2018

Maurice Buchanan said he served time in prison for his crimes but he's not finished paying for them. He doesn't have a job, he said, because employers eliminate him as a candidate or fire him because of his past criminal record, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.

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Name change proves a mysterious and outdated process

Published April 8, 2016

There are many misconceptions and much misinformation about how and when a person can change their name. Here's the deal on legal name change and an interview with Moonmuffin Smiley, who - and this should come as no surprise - changed hers.

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Who has been writing the bills passed by the Wisconsin legislature?  Only an elected legislator can introduce a bill, but  many of the right-wing laws  enacted since January, 2011, have actually been written by the American Legislative  Exchange Council (ALEC), a conserva...


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