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BC-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WI

March 25, 2019

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer says she has raised $860,000 over a six-week period in her race against fellow appeals court judge Brian Hagedorn. Neubauer released a summary of her fundraising Monday. The full reports due Monday are the last due before the April 2 election. The winner will replace retiring Justice Shirley Abrahamson on the Supreme Court for a 10-year term. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


MADISON, Wis. _ A Dane County judge is set to hear arguments in another lawsuit challenging Republican-backed laws limiting Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul’s powers. Five unions sued in February, alleging the laws violate the separation of powers doctrine because they transfer power from the executive branch to legislators. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


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