THU PM Update: Dems introduce bill to expand background checks for firearms

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-- Gov. Tony Evers joined Dem lawmakers and AG Josh Kaul to introduce a bill to expand background checks covering a vast majority of firearms purchases in the state.
But Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke, R-Kaukauna, said in a statement that is was "disingenuous" to suggest universal background checks "would have prevented the tragedies we've seen as a state and nation." He instead called for expanding mental health services.
Citing the recent mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso that occurred just before the anniversary o...

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