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AG Kaul uses inauguration speech to criticize lame-duck bills



Inauguration Day after an election is ideally intended as a time for bipartisanship and for avoiding political criticism. 

Well, most of the time, anyway. 

Josh Kaul, Wisconsin’s new attorney general, went after Republican lawmakers in his address shortly after being sworn in Monday. 

Kaul criticized the majority legislators for passing lame-duck bills to weaken the power of his office, and of fellow Democrat, Gov. Tony Evers.      

Kaul said he plans to take a lead on public safety issues in Wisconsin, including consumer protection.         

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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  1. Trish Downs

    January 8, 2019 at 7:04 am

    That’s right though-put the lame ‘duckers’ on notice. Every person that voted for our new officials know what the losers have done. Personally, I’m counting on you to destroy the gerrymandering! The voting districts as so party friendly that Wisconsin won’t ever have clear democracy in voting until they are changed.

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