Schimel, Kaul spar over ACA, opioids, school safety in third debate

Wisconsin’s Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel and Democratic challenger Josh Kaul met in Milwaukee Tuesday — the third debate between the candidates. Similar to their first two appearances, Schimel and Kaul sparred over how to address the opioid crisis, school safety measures and the Affordable Care Act. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Baldwin says Middleton shooting reiterates need for gun control


U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, of Wisconsin, says the shooting at a Middleton software company shows the need for gun control measures that are “consistent with the Second Amendment.” Baldwin said at a Thursday news conference that she support universal background checks and banning rapid fire “bump stock” devices. > AP News

Walker, Evers spar over school safety, resource officers

As education issues continue to take center stage in Wisconsin’s gubernatorial contest, Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign is accusing Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers of flip-flopping on his support for school resource officers. But Evers’ campaign says the Democratic candidate’s position has been consistent. > Cap Times

Brad Schimel would help schools if they wanted to arm teachers

Wisconsin AG Brad Schimel says school districts should be able to decide whether or not to arm teachers, but he’d help them make sure it’s “done the best way possible.” This comes after a New York Times report showed that Betsy DeVos is considering allowing states to use federal funding to purchase guns for teachers. > CBS 7 Wausau

Vinehout diverges from Democratic field on guns while Walker stays mum on proposals


Sen. Kathleen Vinehout has emerged from the Democratic field for governor as the most friendly toward advocates of gun ownership at a time when Gov. Scott Walker won’t say how he feels about gun control measures supported by most of his challengers. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Schimel mum on blocking 3D-printed guns in Wisconsin

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel won’t say whether he would seek to stop the manufacturing of plastic firearms imperceptible to metal detectors but suggested the Department of Justice is studying the issue. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Parkland students stop in Milwaukee, Madison on ‘Road to Change’ tour


Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting are on the road this summer as they push for gun reform. The students made a stop in Madison Friday and Milwaukee Saturday as part of their 50-stop tour through more than 20 states as they work to register voters and foster conversations on gun reform. > Cap Times and CBS 58 Milwaukee