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GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Court trial to begin today on Wisconsin's voter ID law

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A federal court trial begins today which could have an impact on Wisconsin's voter I-D law, and dozens of others around the country. The Milwaukee trial combines two federal civil rights lawsuits filed last year against the 2011 state law which requires voters to show acceptable photo I-D's to vote. Thirty states have considered bills this year to adopt or strengthen voter I-D requirements. The Wisconsin trial is expected to last two weeks.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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