JFC signs off on DOJ settlement for first time under lame-duck process

The Joint Finance Committee today for the first time signed off on a proposed settlement worked out by DOJ under December’s lame-duck laws.
But Dem members continued to knock the committee for what they said is a broken process that they say is delaying court procedures.
Rep. Evan Goyke, D-Milwaukee, said the case, an action brought against a Milwaukee retailer for selling synthetic cannabinoids, was only before the committee because both parties had agreed to allow the details to be released publicly. He said the process Republicans approved last year was bogging down court cases and putting ...

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