Johnson plans amendment to divert tax cuts from corporations to other businesses

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U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said Wednesday evening that he will offer an amendment to the Senate GOP tax bill to divert tax cuts away from corporations and toward non-corporate businesses like partnerships and sole proprietorships, a change that could allow him to fully support the tax overhaul. > Washington Examiner

Rep. Gwen Moore: It’s Rep. Conyers’ right to fight allegations

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NPR’s “Morning Edition” host David Greene talked to Rep. Gwen Moore about Rep. John Conyers, who says he will fight allegations of sexual harassment. Moore is the Congressional Black Caucus whip. Read the transcript or listen here.

 

Evers files with Wisconsin Supreme Court for right to his own attorney

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State Superintendent Tony Evers has asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to disqualify AG Brad Schimel from representing him in a lawsuit related to the powers of his office. Evers doesn’t want Schimel’s Department of Justice to be his attorney because Schimel agrees with the position taken by the conservative law firm suing Evers. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Cap Times: AG Brad Schimel acts as if Walker campaign were his client

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Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel is seeking to represent state schools Superintendent Tony Evers in a lawsuit that would curtail Evers’ authority. Schimel has indicated he agrees with the group that filed the suit — not Evers. > Cap Times

Walker calls for national ad campaign to attract workers to Wisconsin

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Gov. Scott Walker has asked the legislature to fund a nearly $7 million national marketing campaign to persuade millennials and military veterans to move to Wisconsin to help with a worker shortage. That’s on top of an already-underway $1 million ad splash in Chicago targeting UW alumni and millennials. > FOX 11 Green Bay