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Wisconsin's attorney general says state legislators are not above the law -- but the Constitution does let them invoke immunity from civil lawsuits against them. J-B Van Hollen said today that the Constitution gives him no choice but to represent state senator and fellow Republican Leah Vukmir. The Wauwatosa lawmaker was sued by the Center for Media and Democracy, claiming she refused to give that group documents she obtained at a meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council.


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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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