MON PM Update: Kaul says Joint Finance’s influence on DOJ settlements violates separation of powers

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-- AG Josh Kaul says he's challenging 2018 lame-duck legislation because the Joint Finance Committee's oversight of DOJ settlements "impedes" the agency's ability to enforce environmental and consumer protection laws.
"The Wisconsin Department of Justice works to make things right when consumers are cheated or when our air, water, or land is polluted," Kaul said in a statement. "The provision of the 2018 extraordinary session legislation that's at issue in this case impedes that critical work by giving the state legislature a ...

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