WILL: To ACLU of Wisconsin – schools not required to teach critical race theory

The News: Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) President and General Counsel, Rick Esenberg, issued an open letter in response to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin after the organization recently warned Wisconsin school districts that they cannot restrict the teaching of concepts like Critical Race Theory (CRT). Esenberg’s letter explains why the ACLU is not only wrong in its interpretation of state law but explains exactly why the advocacy of Critical Race Theory concepts and ideologies in K-12 education can and should be restricted if they create a hostile environment based on race. Critical Race Theory: Esenberg’s letter defines Critical

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Gov. Evers: Seeks applicants for Vilas County Circuit Court

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today that he is seeking applicants for the Vilas County Circuit Court. The appointment will fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Neal A. Nielsen III, effective October 2, 2021. The new judge will complete a term ending July 31, 2022. The application for appointment can be found on the “Apply to Serve” page on Gov. Evers’ website at: www.evers.wi.gov. To apply, please email a completed application form and supporting materials to GOVJudicialAppointments@wisconsin.gov. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Fri., July 30, 2021. Applicants with questions about the judicial selection process may contact the Governor’s Office of

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Polls open in 37th AD special election

Polls are open in the special election for the 37th AD covering parts of Dodge, Dane, Columbus and Jefferson counties. Republicans are looking to keep control of the seat, after former GOP state Rep. John Jagler won a special election for a Senate seat in April. Republican William Penterman, Dem Pete Adams and independent Stephen Ratzlaff Jr are on today’s ballot in the conservative seat. Adams, 46, is a central service technician at a hospital in Beaver Dam who said he’s running because he wants to work on more bipartisan policies and end the “gridlock” in the Legislature. Penterman, 25,

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TUE AM Update: Polls open in 37th AD special election; Lasry raises $1M in Q2

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Wisconsin REALTORS Association From WisPolitics.com … — Polls are open in the special election for the 37th AD covering parts of Dodge, Dane, Columbus and Jefferson counties. Republicans are looking to keep control of the seat, after former GOP state Rep. John Jagler won a special election for a Senate seat in April. Republican Wil… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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WILL: To ACLU of Wisconsin – schools not required to teach critical race theory

The News: Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) President and General Counsel, Rick Esenberg, issued an open letter in response to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin after the organization recently warned Wisconsin school districts that they cannot restrict the teaching of concepts like Critical Race Theory (CRT). Esenberg’s letter explains

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Gov. Evers: Seeks applicants for Vilas County Circuit Court

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today that he is seeking applicants for the Vilas County Circuit Court. The appointment will fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Neal A. Nielsen III, effective October 2, 2021. The new judge will complete a term ending July 31, 2022. The application for

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Polls open in 37th AD special election

Polls are open in the special election for the 37th AD covering parts of Dodge, Dane, Columbus and Jefferson counties. Republicans are looking to keep control of the seat, after former GOP state Rep. John Jagler won a special election for a Senate seat in April. Republican William Penterman, Dem

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