GOP lawmakers paying attorney in lame-duck suits at almost twice the rate Evers paying


Republican lawmakers have agreed to pay the former solicitor general $500 per hour to represent them in two suits challenging the lame-duck laws, nearly double the rate Gov. Tony Evers is paying his private attorneys in those cases.
The GOP contracts, provided to today through an open records request, also don’t cap the overall cost for Misha Tseytlin, who served under GOP AG Brad Schimel, in the cases.
Meanwhile, taxpayers are on the hook for up to $100,000 to cover the cost of Madison law firm Pines Bach to represent Evers in the two suits. Each contract calls for a rate of $...

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